Data Security Declaration

| as of May 24, 2018 | As this is a private, hobby-related and non-profit website – am pensioned, small business regulation according to §19 UStG (German sales tax law book) – the provisions of the GDPR are of limited application for this site. However, I find this regulation that proper and important that I also want to reproduce it exactly even in their parts that do not concern me. Private:

Eric C. Martienssen
Wilhelmstr. 15
50733 Köln

| Email: | Fon: +49 221-73 91 929

Publications on my pages are subject to German copyright law. Reproduction, processing and any kind of exploitation outside the limits of copyright and citation law require the written consent without exception. Downloads and copies of this site are not permitted.
External links contained on my pages lead to contents of third-party providers.The respective provider is responsible for this content. Upon notification of violations, these links will be removed promptly.
Named trade, company and product names are registered trademarks ® or unregistered trademarks ™ and belong to their respective owners.
Image and video material is used by me – among others from these sources: – stock.xchng – –
The authors of the pictures are mentioned at the end of each article, or on the picture / video.

Privacy Policy

1. Data Protection

Personal data I will process exclusively according to the data protection regulations of the EU (2016/679).

2. Responsibility

The responsibility for data management is solely at
Eric Martienssen | Wilhelmstr. 15 | 50733 Köln (Tax OfficeCologne , TaxNo 217/5186/1283 | IdNo 42592310679).

3. Range restriction of this Privacy Policy for visiting my websites or other websites

My privacy policy applies exclusively to my own content created by me. Any links to third-party content are expressly excluded from this.

4. Collection of personal data

For projects and possibly private orders, data is collected, stored and processed. This is done on a legal basis. No personal data will be forwarded to third parties, unless this is necessary for legal reasons or if the customer has consented. The statutory provisions are also adhered to in the event that the inclusion of external companies is necessary to fulfill the requirements.

When visiting my website without logging in, I do not collect any personal data, except for the data transmitted by your browser, to enable you to visit the website. These will not be stored or reused by me. Only a personal and data-independent usage statistics will be created.

For sites subject to registration, other personal information that I use to provide the service should generally be provided, however, personal data such as your email address or address will only be stored in the event that you provide me with such information, e.g. in the context of a registration, a survey, an application or the execution of a contract (direct collection principle).
In addition, I use the data that has been provided directly by you, mainly for the following areas:

  • Your data will be used by me for correspondence, including contact for joint projects.
  • In order to contact you occasionally via my products and services as well as innovations electronically or by telephone I use your address data.

Cookies and Google
The websites as well as the Google Analytics and Google AdSense partly used by me partly use so-called Cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses.
Most of the cookies I use are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow me to recognize your browser on your next visit.

You can set your browser in a way that you are informed about the setting of cookies and allow cookies only in individual cases, the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally exclude and enable the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

In addition, you may prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install:

5. Transfer to third parties

In order to facilitate my work in your interest may an exchange of your data with third parties follow. If you provide me with your information for future collaboration and / or contact, I may share this information with affiliated companies or suppliers. None of these companies are contractually entitled to reuse your data except for a project or an assignment. Therefore, I also try to share your data anonymously.

  • In the case of the transfer of data to legally regulated institutions, I have no possibilities to prevent the data transfer, but will try anonymization.
  • Further disclosure of personal data to third parties or countries with less stringent data security requirements will not occur without your consent.

6. Revocation

The use or transfer of your personal data, as well as the deletion of your data (in the case of a project this could void the warranty), can be revoked by email at any time and for the future.

7. Duration of data storage

The duration of the storage of your personal data depends on the degree of cooperation but usually max. 6 months if it is not project data with warranty requirements.

In the case of a contractual cooperation the data are also saved after termination of the cooperation, for the fulfillment of the legal retention periods and information obligations as well as for cooperation in future projects.

Right to information

Upon written request I will gladly inform you about the data stored about you. Otherwise, please use aforementioned contact options.

Safety note:
My effort is to save your personal data by taking all technical and organizational possibilities so that they are not accessible to third parties. When communicating by email, the complete data security can not be guaranteed by me, so my recommendation to you is postal shipping for confidential information.