Privacy Policy


Despite careful control of the content, we assume no liability for the content of external links.  The operators of the linked pages are solely responsible for their content.  Copyright © all images and text, unless otherwise stated, by Iris Hoppe.  No reproduction or duplication of image and text material without express and written permission.

Data protection

Provider and responsible body within the meaning of the data protection law: Iris Hoppe - Rochusstrasse 232 - D-50827 Cologne


With this data protection declaration, users receive information about the type, scope and purpose of the collection and use of their data by the responsible provider.  The legal framework for data protection is provided by the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Telemedia Act (TMG).

Collection of general information

Each time you access this offer, we or the web space provider automatically collect information.  This information, also known as server log files, is of a general nature and does not allow any conclusions to be drawn about you personally. Among other things, the following are recorded: Name of the website, file, date, amount of data, web browser and web browser version, operating system, the domain name of your Internet provider, the so-called referrer URL (the page from which you accessed our offer) and  the IP address.  Without this data, it would not be technically possible to deliver and display the content of the website.  In this respect, the collection of data is imperative.  We also use the anonymous information for statistical purposes. They help us to optimize the offer and the technology.  We also reserve the right to subsequently check the log files in the event of suspected illegal use of our offer.

Contact form

If you contact us by e-mail, we will save the information you have provided so that we can answer your query and ask possible follow-up questions.  Integration of services and content from third parties Our offer sometimes includes content, services and benefits from other providers.  These are, for example, maps provided by Google Maps, videos from YouTube as well as graphics and images from other websites.  So that this data can be called up and displayed in the user's browser, the transmission of the IP address is absolutely necessary. The providers (hereinafter referred to as "third-party providers") perceive the IP address of the respective user.  Even if we endeavor to use only third-party providers who only need the IP address to be able to deliver content, we have no influence on whether the IP address may be saved.  In this case, this process serves, among other things, statistical purposes.  If we are aware that the IP address is stored, we will inform our users.


This website uses so-called cookies.  These are text files that are stored on your computer by the server.  They contain information about the browser, the IP address, the operating system and the internet connection.  We will not pass this data on to third parties or link it to personal data without your consent.  Cookies have two main functions.  They help us to make it easier for you to navigate through our offer and enable the website to be displayed correctly.  They are not used to inject viruses or start programs.  Users have the option of accessing our offer without cookies.  To do this, the corresponding settings must be changed in the browser.  Please use the help function of your browser to find out how cookies are deactivated. However, we would like to point out that some functions of this website may be impaired and the ease of use restricted. The websites and allow you to manage online advertisement cookies .

Data economy

In accordance with the principles of data avoidance and data economy, we only store personal data for as long as is necessary or as prescribed by law (statutory storage period).  If the purpose of the information collected no longer applies or the storage period ends, we will block or delete the data. Your rights to information, correction, blocking, deletion and objection You have the right to request information free of charge about the personal data stored with us and / or to request correction, blocking or deletion.  Exceptions: It is the prescribed data storage for business transactions or the data are subject to the statutory retention obligation.  For these purposes please contact: Iris Hoppe, Rochusstrasse232, D-50827 Cologne,, 0049 (0) 176 56385622.

In order to be able to take a data lock into account at any time, it is necessary to keep the data in a lock file for control purposes. If there is no statutory archiving obligation, you can also request that the data be deleted.  Otherwise, we will block the data if you so wish.

Changes to our privacy policy

We reserve the right to make changes at any time to ensure that our data protection declaration always complies with current legal requirements.  This also applies in the event that the data protection declaration has to be adapted due to new or revised services, for example new services.  The next time you visit our website, the new data protection declaration will apply.  (Source: Data protection configurator from