Privacy statementparagraph


Last update: October 17, 2018


Contents of the website and access

This homepage is private, was created without sponsor and is free of advertising. It does not pursue any commercial interests.
All contents of this page represent a cost-free information service. Every visitor has equal and anonymous access to all published contents of the website. There are no user registrations.


Note on cookies

Cookies are small text files that are automatically stored locally in the visitor's browser when a website is called up. This website uses only session cookies. These cookies are automatically generated by the content management system and have no effect on the privacy of the visitor.

You can deactivate cookies on your browser without any problems. Only the contact form then is no longer usable for security reasons. If cookies are deactivated, use the e-mail address instead, please.


Data acquisition by the web hoster

The web hosting provider of this site collects log data (pages visited, time of access, data transfer, browsers used, system configuration, IP addresses). IP addresses are only stored as far as it is necessary for the provision of the service (legitimate interest) and are made anonymous after a short time. The log data provided do not allow any identification of a visitor (no access to complete IP addresses). All log data mentioned here are neither used nor disclosed by me.

Social plugins or external data processing services are not included on this website.


Contact form and mails

I am grateful for suggestions, corrections and further information on the subject of "diatoms". If you have any questions, I will try to answer them. There is no further processing or use of personal data.

Mail addresses, names and contents will only be passed on to third parties upon request and with the explicit authorisation of the owner of this data.

The contact form is based on a mail service whereby user input is transmitted to the server in encrypted form. Please note that data transmission over the Internet may be subject to security risks. Absolute secure protection against access by third parties is not achievable.

Personal data such as e-mail addresses, names or mail contents are stored on the local computer (protected by a firewall) and backup media.


Cookies make it easier for me to provide you with my services. With the usage of my services you permit me to use cookies.