DATA PROTECTION
The protection of your personal data is very important to me. Below I inform you about the nature, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data on my homepage. If you have any questions about this privacy policy or other privacy issues related to my website (such as information, change or deletion of data, etc.), please contact:

Thomas Wirtz, Ottweilerstr. 27, 40476 Dusseldorf, info@thomaswirtz.net, www.thomaswirtz.net

Data transmission and logging
The visit of my website takes place without you having to provide personal information. When you visit my website, the web browser you use sends certain information to my server. Specifically, the following data is collected about each access / retrieval and stored in so-called log files:

• IP address of the requesting computer
• Date and time of retrieval
• Type and version of the web browser
• Type and version of the operating system
• if applicable URL of the previously visited website, if a link was followed
• called page / name of the called file
• Dwell time on the visited pages

The data is only collected for the purpose of statistical evaluation and then deleted again. They do not allow you to draw conclusions about yourself, nor does it merge these data with other data sources. A transfer to third parties, for commercial or non-commercial purposes, does not take place.
Use of personal data
Personal data will only be collected, processed and stored by me if you inform me voluntarily. This is the case, for example, if you send me an e-mail, request informational material or contact me in any other way. I use your personal data solely for administrative purposes and to communicate with you and to process your request. In general, I need your address, telephone number and / or email address to contact you.

Cookies
my website uses cookies. They serve to make my website more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small files that are stored on the retrieval of my web pages on your computer in a file that belongs to the web browser you use. At the end of the session, the cookies on my server will be deleted. If you visit my website again, your browser sends back previously stored text files. For example, this information allows you to re-consider previously made settings. Cookies do no harm and contain no viruses. I do not associate the data stored in the cookies with any other data that allows me to relate to your person. You can set your web browser to notify you about the transmission of cookies or refuse cookies. For more information, see the Help function of your web browser (for example, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Edge, Firefox, or Safari). If you disable cookies in your browser, the functionality of my website may be limited.

Other services (e.g., Google Analytics, social media plugins, tracking, etc.)
I do not use any other services, such as Google Analytics, Piwik or tracking services. Likewise, I do not use social media plugins or typekit.

Information and change of your data
You can request information about your personal data processed by me. Upon written request, I will inform you about the data stored about you. If your details are no longer correct, you can request a correction. If your data is incomplete, you can request a completion. If I have shared your information with third parties, I will inform those third parties of your correction, if required by law.

Right to object; Deletion of personal data; complaint
The use and processing of your personal data, you can at any time with effect for the future by informal message to Thomas Wirtz Kommunikationsdesign, Ottweilerstr. 27, 40476 Dusseldorf contradict. The deletion of the stored personal data takes place if you object to the use of your data or if the purpose of the data collection has been fulfilled, as long as there are no legal, official or contractual data retention requirements. If such obligations exist, your data will first be blocked for further use and deleted after expiration of the retention periods. You are also entitled to file a complaint with the relevant data protection supervisory authority.

Changes of privacy policy
I reserve the right to change my security and privacy practices as required by technical developments. In these cases, I will also adapt my privacy policy accordingly. Please take note of the current version of my privacy policy.
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