Privacy Policy

We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. Therefore, we treat your personal data always and of course in accordance with the legal data protection obligations. We have appointed a qualified and reliable external Data Protection Officer. The external commissioning of data protection will be conducted from UIMC Dr. Vo├čbein GmbH & Co KG.
In the following, we would like to inform you about the processing of personal data.

1. information on personal data

(1) Personal data are such individual details which refer to a person or which are suitable for establishing a reference to a person, such as name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, bank details, etc., as well as the name and address of the person concerned. Personal data may therefore be used to determine the identity of a person.

2. responsible person and contact data

(1) Service provider according to § 13 Telemediengesetz (TMG) and responsible body is lessingtiede GmbH, Kreckersweg 16d, 42929 Wermelskirchen.

(2) The management of lessingtiede GmbH, Kreckersweg 16d, 42929 Wermelskirchen, Germany, is responsible for the collection and processing of personal data on this website in accordance with the Basic Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO).

(3) You can contact the data protection officer of the responsible office at

3. rights of access, rectification, deletion, transferability, revocation, complaint

(1) You have the right to request information from us at any time about the data we have stored about you, as well as about its origin, the recipients or categories of recipients to whom this data is passed on and the purpose of storage.

(2) You have the right to have incorrect data concerning you corrected and, under the relevant conditions in accordance with the Basic Data Protection Regulation, you have the right to delete or restrict the processing of the data concerning you or you can object to the processing, e.g. for reasons arising from your particular situation.

(3) You have the right to data transferability, i.e. the right to receive the personal data concerning you which you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format.

(4) If you have given your consent to the use of data, you can revoke this at any time. The legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to the revocation is not affected by the revocation.

(5) You have the right to complain to the competent data protection authority of your federal state at any time.

(6) All requests for information, requests for information or objections to data processing should be sent by e-mail to or to the address given under point 2, paragraph 2.

4. automated decision making

(1) Automated decision making is not applied here.

5. storage of access data when visiting this website

(1) Each time you access our website, access data is stored in a log file on the server of our provider.

(2) This data record consists, for example, of your IP address, the date and time of the request, the name of the requested file, the transferred file volume and the access status, a description of the web browser and operating system used and the name of your Internet service provider.

(3) The above data will be processed by us on the basis of our legitimate interest pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO for the following purposes:

  • Guarantee of a smooth connection establishment of the Internet presence,
  • Ensuring a comfortable use of our Internet presence,
  • Evaluation of system safety and stability as well as
  • for other administrative purposes.

We reserve the right to subsequently check this data if we become aware of concrete indications of illegal use. The data will be deleted immediately if they are no longer required for the purpose, at the latest after six months.

6. collection of personal data during informational use

(1) If you only use the website for information purposes, i.e. if you do not log in to use the website, register or otherwise provide us with information, we do not collect any personal data, with the exception of the data mentioned under 5.2, which your browser transmits to enable you to visit the website technically.

(2) When using the website, so-called cookies are stored on your computer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard drive assigned to the browser you are using and through which certain information flows to the location that sets the cookie (in this case us). Cookies cannot execute programs or transmit viruses to your computer. They only serve to make the Internet offer more user-friendly and effective.

For example, we use cookies to identify you for subsequent visits if you have an account with us. Otherwise you would have to log in again for each visit.

a) This website uses cookies to the following extent:

  • Transient cookies (temporary use)
  • Persistent cookies (temporary use)
  • Third-Party cookies (from Third-Party Providers)
  • Flash cookies (permanent use)

b) Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser. These include in particular session cookies. They store a so-called session ID, which can be used to assign various requests from your browser to the shared session. This enables your computer to be recognised when you return to the website. The session cookies are deleted when you log out or close your browser.

c) Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may vary depending on the cookie. You can delete cookies at any time in the security settings of your browser.

d) You can configure your browser settings according to your wishes and, for example, refuse to accept third-party cookies or all cookies. However, we would like to point out that you may then not be able to use all the functions of this website.

e) The Flash cookies used are not recorded by your browser, but by your Flash plug-in. They store the necessary data regardless of the browser you are using and do not have an automatic expiry date. If you do not wish the Flash cookies to be processed, you must install an appropriate add-on, e.g. "Clear Flash Cookies" for Mozilla Firefox or "Adobe Flash Killer Cookie" for Google Chrome.

7. use of functions of our website

(1) In addition to the informational use of our website, we offer various services that you can use if you are interested. For this purpose, you must usually provide further personal data which we use to provide the respective service. If additional voluntary information is possible, it is marked accordingly.

(2) When you contact the data controller by e-mail or via the contact form, we will store your e-mail address and, if you so indicate, your name, telephone number and message in order to respond to your enquiry.

(3) In addition to the data controller, the data may be received from companies within the EU/EEA which process it on our behalf and strictly in accordance with our instructions (order data processing). If necessary, we will forward your data for processing within our group of companies. The group of companies includes:

  • SUGGLE GmbH, Kreckersweg 16d, 42929 Wermelskirchen, Germany

The data will not be transferred to third parties for independent processing.

(4) After completion of the processing order, the data shall be deleted unless there is a legal obligation to retain the data until the expiry of a retention period. In this case, the processing of the data will be restricted and the data will be deleted after the expiry of the retention period.

8. statistical evaluations with Matomo

This website uses Matomo, an open source software for statistical evaluation of visitor access. Matomo uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website will be stored on the server of the provider in Germany. The IP address is anonymised immediately after processing and before it is stored. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

9. use of Instagram

For the connection to this social network we use in particular the contribution widget of Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA ("Instagram") on this website. The purpose of the so-called widget is to draw your attention to further content (e.g. photo or video) that is thematically related to the content you are reading. More information about the function & appearance of the Instagram plugin can be found at

If this post widget is directly embedded on our website, the content (e.g. photo or video) of the embedded post will be sent by Instagram directly to your browser (see Section 4.2). At the same time, certain data will be transmitted from your browser to Instagram. This happens regardless of whether you click on the post (e.g. photo or video) or not. We have no influence on the amount of data Instagram collects in this way. According to our current state of knowledge, the following data is involved, in particular for the representation of the embedded Instagram contributions:

  • Visited page on our website that contains the article (e.g. photo or video),
  • the data generally transmitted by your browser (IP address, browser type & version, operating system, time),
  • your Instagram user ID for registered & logged in Instagram users.

For the purpose & scope of the data collection & the further processing & use of the data by Instagram as well as your related rights & settings to protect your privacy, please refer to Instagram's privacy policy:

Embedded Instagram contributions can also be hidden by browser add-ons so that Instagram does not collect data.

10. Web Fonts from Adobe Fonts

This page uses so-called web fonts provided by Adobe Fonts for the uniform display of fonts. When you call up a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly.

For this purpose, the browser you are using must connect to the Adobe Fonts servers. This allows Adobe Fonts to know that your IP address has been used to access our website. The use of Adobe Fonts Web Fonts is in the interest of a uniform and appealing presentation of our online services. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font will be used by your computer.

Further information on Adobe Fonts Web Fonts can be found at and in the Adobe Typekit Privacy Policy:

11. the lack of confidentiality in Internet communications

Please note that normal unencrypted communication via the Internet (e.g. by e-mail) does not guarantee complete confidentiality and data security. We therefore recommend sending confidential information by post.

12. exclusion of liability


The contents of our pages were created with the greatest care. For the correctness, completeness and topicality of the contents we can take over however no guarantee. As a service provider we are responsible according to § 7 Abs.1 TMG for our own contents on these pages according to the general laws. According to §§ 8 to 10 TMG we are not obliged as a service provider to monitor transmitted or stored third-party information or to investigate circumstances that indicate illegal activity. Obligations to remove or block the use of information in accordance with general laws remain unaffected by this. However, liability in this respect is only possible from the time of knowledge of a concrete violation of the law. As soon as we become aware of such infringements, we will remove the content immediately.


Our pages may contain links to external websites of third parties over whose contents we have no influence. Therefore, we cannot assume any liability for these external contents. The respective provider or operator of the pages is always responsible for the contents of the linked pages. The linked pages were checked for possible legal infringements at the time of linking. Illegal contents were not recognizable at the time of linking. A permanent control of the contents of the linked pages is not reasonable without concrete evidence of an infringement. As soon as we become aware of any legal infringements, we will remove such links immediately.

13. information requirements pursuant to Articles 13 and 14 DSGVO

14. change of our privacy policy

We reserve the right to amend this data protection declaration from time to time so that it always complies with current legal requirements or in order to implement changes to our services in the data protection declaration, e.g. when introducing new services. Your renewed visit will then be subject to the new data protection declaration.


If you have any questions regarding the processing of your personal data, you can contact our data protection officer directly, who is also available with his team in the event of requests for information, applications or complaints.


Herr Dr. Jörn Voßbein
external commissioning of data protection
Otto-Hausmann-Ring 113
42115 Wuppertal
Tel: +49 202 265740