Privacy policy

I Scope

With this document, the controller would like to fulfill its information obligations to data subjects
according to Art. 13 and 14 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
This privacy policy will be published at and apply since September
2020. Due to the further development of our website or due to changed legal or official requirements,
it may become necessary to change this privacy policy. The amended version will be available on this

II Who is responsible for data processing?

Responsible for data procesing according to Art. 4 No. 7 GDPR
FORMWELT, gUG (haftungsbeschränkt), Im Anger 18, 29439 Lüchow.
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III Is there a data protection officer (DPO)?

We did not appoint a data protection officer (DPO) for our company.

IV What do we process your data for?

IV.1 Logfiles / Hosting

If you visit our website without registering or otherwise conveying information to us, we will only store
such data that your browser transmits to our server ("server log files"):

Our website is hosted by a hosting provider. The web server used stores the aforementioned server log files.

IV.2 Cookies

IV.2.a General

(aa) Definitions

Below you will find extensive information on so-called "cookies" and other storage technologies („web storage“). They are often stored in databases on your device. The following terms are used below where applicable:

Every type of "cookie" or "web storage" can contain personal data. In many cases, however, the data is pseudonymized.

(bb) Legal basis
(cc) Data recipients / Accessibility
(dd) Storage duration

The exact storage period is specified under "cookies used".

(ee) Deletion options

Please note that you can configure your browser to inform you about cookies and let you decide individually about accepting or declining cookies for specific cases or in general. Every browser differs in the way it manages cookie settings. This is described in the help menu of every browser, which explains how you can change your cookie settings. You can find these for the respective browsers under the following links:

A general objection to the use of cookies for online marketing purposes may be declared for a large number of the services, especially in the case of tracking, via the U.S. site or the EU site

IV.2.b Cookies Used

In the following overview, we list the technically necessary first-party cookies used on our website and the purpose of the data:

In the following overview, we list the technically necessary third-party cookies ( GmbH) used on our website and the purpose of the data processing:

IV.3 Contact us

If you contact us (e.g. using the contact form, e-mail, telephone), personal data will be collected. Which data is collected in the case of a contact form can be seen from the respective form. This data is stored and used exclusively for the purpose of answering your request or for establishing contact and the associated technical administration. Without this mandatory information, we cannot process your request. All other details are optional.

Security notice

Please do not send us any sensitive personal data (such as bank data, health data, etc.) via unencrypted e-mail or the contact form to ensure the confidentiality of the information. Data sent unencrypted over the Internet may be read and/or intercepted by unauthorized third parties. Please use the postal service for this sensitive data.

IV.4 Non-profit activities

We process the data of our supporters, interested parties, customers or other persons in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b. GDPR, provided that we offer you contractual services or act within the scope of an existing business relationship, e.g. with members, or are ourselves recipients of services and benefits. In addition, we process the data of data subjects in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR on the basis of our predominant legitimate interests in the success of our organization, e.g. when it comes to administrative tasks or public relations.

IV.5 Donations

If you support us with donations, we will process your personal data as follows.

IV.6 Online-Videos


Our website uses the embedding function of YouTube, which belongs to Google Ireland Ltd. (Google). A connection to the YouTube servers is only established when you start the embedded YouTube video on a website. This tells YouTube which pages you are visiting. If you are logged into your YouTube account, YouTube can assign your surfing behavior to you personally. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account beforehand. Further information on the purpose and scope of data collection and its processing by YouTube can be found in Google's privacy policy.

IV.7 Web Fonts

Our website uses so-called web fonts that are provided by the respective provider for the uniform representation of fonts. When you call up a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache in order to display texts and fonts correctly.

For this purpose, the browser you are using must connect to the servers of the respective provider. This gives the provider knowledge that our website has been accessed via your IP address. If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font will be loaded from your computer.

We use web fonts from the following providers:


IV.8 Sale of tickets for events

IV.8.c General

If you book your participation in events with us, your data will be processed as follows: The mandatory information can be found on the booking form. Without this mandatory information, we cannot carry out the booking.

IV.8.d Education / Trainings

If you book workshops or trainings with us, we will use Eventbrite as an external partner.

IV.8.e Payment processing



If you opt for a payment method from the payment service provider Stripe, the payment will be processed by the payment service provider Stripe Payments Europe Ltd., to whom we will send the information you provided during the ordering process along with the information about your order (name, address, account number, bank code, possibly credit card number, invoice amount, currency and transaction number) in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR.

IV.8.f Direct mail

IV.8.g Legal obligation

V What data protection rights do I have?

1. As a person concerned, you have the following rights:

2. Right of objection

3. Right to object to processing of data for direct marketing and product evaluation purposes

VI Where does the data come from?

We process personal data that we have received from you or the recipients of personal data.

VII Is there an obligation to provide data?

In the course of initiating and concluding a ticket purchase, you will be required to provide such personal data as is necessary for the commencement, execution and performance of the related contractual obligations or as we are required to collect by law. Without this data, we will generally not be able to conclude the contract with you or execute it.

VIII How long will the data be stored?

Unless otherwise provided for above, the following criteria shall apply to determine the storage period:

Apart from that, personal data is only stored for as long as there is a legal reason to store it.

IX Existence of automated decision making including profiling

For the establishment and implementation of the business relationship, we generally do not use automatic decision-making pursuant to Art. 22 GDPR. Should we use these procedures in individual cases, we will inform you about this separately if this is required by law.

X Copyright

Copyright 2021 Rechtsanwalt Marc Oliver Giel