Declaration of consent on use of data

about:content takes the protection and security of the personal data of users of its website very seriously


We naturally comply with statutory regulations on data protection, treating both the personal and non-personal data of our users with the prescribed care.

For a successful cooperation we will only store the following information about you:

  • First and last name
  • Academic title
  • Company name
  • Company address
  • Position
  • Telephone number
  • e-mail address
  • Other personal data that you actively provide to us by, .e.g., sending an e-mail, a contact form, in chat or via phone.

How does about:content process individual data ?

about:content uses this data only to contact you about our services or our common projects or contact you personally.

Your data will not be used to send newsletters or used in any other e-mail marketing campaign.

Use of data by third parties

about:content may provide data to third parties if that is required by law or legitimated by an agreement for providing a service.

“Third parties” are service providers that we use to enable and improve our services. This includes the operators of the systems where we store your data and data that is created throughout project work (e.g., a ticketing system or source code versioning tool). Your data will not be transferred for advertisement purposes.

We have agreements with all those third parties that ensure that these statements are followed by the third parties.

Your Rights

According to Article 15 DSGVO (german data protection law) you have the right to request a full account of the data that we store about you.

According to Article 17 DSGVO (german data protection law) you have the right to request the change, deletion, and blocking of single individual data.

You can always revoke your approval to the aforementioned uses of your data. You can submit such a request without providing reasons via mail, e-mail or fax. You will not be charged for any costs besides the usual transfer costs such as mail fare.

Cookie Disclaimer

If you have given your consent, Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Ireland Limited ("Google") is used on this website. The use includes the "Universal Analytics" operating mode. This makes it possible to assign data, sessions and interactions across multiple devices to a pseudonymous user ID and thus analyze a user's activities across devices.
Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users interact with the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, Google will reduce your IP address within Member States of the European Union or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area beforehand. We would like to point out that on this website Google Analytics has been extended to include IP anonymisation in order to ensure anonymous collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking). The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data. For more information on terms of use and data protection, please visit https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html or https://policies.google.com/?hl=en.

Purposes of the Processing

On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the website operator with other services related to website and Internet use.

Legal Basis

The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is your consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR.

Recipients or Categories of Recipients

The recipient of the collected data is Google.

Transfer to Third Countries

Personal data will be transferred to the USA under the EU-US Privacy Shield on the basis of the European Commission's adequacy decision. You can download the certificate here.

Duration of Data Storage

The data sent by us and linked to cookies, user-identifiers (e.g. User-IDs) or advertising-identifiers are automatically deleted after 14 months. Data whose retention period has been reached is automatically deleted once a month.

Rights of the Persons affected

You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future by blocking the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functionalities of this website to their full extent.
You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the Browser Add-on. Opt-out cookies will prevent future collection of your data when you visit this website. To prevent Universal Analytics from collecting data across different devices, you must opt-out on all systems used. If you click here, the opt-out cookie will be set: Deactivate Google Analytics

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