Privacy policy

This Data Privacy Policy is current and valid as of June 2020.
Our Data Privacy Policy can be viewed and printed at any time at our website, at

Data Privacy Policy

We, DataDesign Studio, Rheinsberger Str. 76, 10115 Berlin, Germany (hereinafter referred to as "DataDesign"), operate the online website under (hereinafter referred to as “Website”).

We are therefore responsible for the collection, processing and use of your personal data within the meaning of the German Data Privacy Act (BDSG) and the German Telemedia Act (TMG). The correct handling of your personal data is particularly important to us. We are therefore pleased to provide you with information on how your personal data is handled in relation to this website.

We use your personal data in compliance with the applicable data privacy provisions. Below we will describe what data we collect, how we use it and what rights you have in terms of our use of your data:

1. Information Collection And Use

While using our Website, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to your e-Mail Address ("Personal Information"). We may use your Personal Information to contact you with our newsletter.

Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site ("Log Data"). This Log Data may include information such as your computer's browser type, browser version, the pages of our Website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.
In addition, we also use cookies, Google Analytics and Hotjar during visits to our website. You can find more detailed information on this in Sections 4, 6 and 7.

2. Right to Information, Correction, Blocking and Deletion

You have a right to information regarding your personal data as well as a right to correct incorrect data, or to block and delete such data. For information on your personal data, to have incorrect data corrected, to have data blocked or deleted, or for further questions on the use of your personal data, please contact us at

3. Data Security

We use appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal data stored by us against manipulation, partial or total loss, and unauthorized access by third parties. Our security measures are being continually improved in line with technological developments.

We also take in-house data protection very seriously. Our employees and the service providers commissioned by us are obligated to maintain confidentiality and comply with data privacy provisions.

4. Cookies

Cookies help in many ways to make your visit to our platform easier, more comfortable and more intuitive. Cookies are alpha-numerical information files that your web browser automatically stores on the hard drive of your computer when you visit our Internet site. Cookies do not harm the hard drive on your computer. 

We use cookies, for example, to provide our website in your preferred language. 

The use of the cookies does not allow us to obtain new personal data about you as an online visitor. The majority of Internet browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you can configure your browser to reject cookies or to notify you whenever you receive a new cookie. 

Deactivation of cookies can lead to you not being able to use all of the functions of our platform. More information about deactivating cookies can be found at:

5. Links

This Data Privacy Policy does not cover websites that are linked to from our website. We have no influence over whether our data privacy and security standards are upheld by these sites. The operators of linked sites are solely responsible for the content thereof.

6. Google Analytics

To shape our website according to user needs and to continually optimize our service, we use Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ('Google'). Within this context, pseudonymous usage profiles are created and small text files that are saved on your computer (“cookies” see Section 5) are used. The information concerning your use of this website that is generated by cookies, includes
• browser type/version,
• operating system used,
• referrer URL (the page visited previously),
• host name of the accessing computer (IP address),
• time of server access,
and is transferred to servers in the USA and Switzerland and stored there. The information is used to evaluate use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide further services associated with website and Internet use for the purposes of market research and needs-based design of these web pages. This information may also be forwarded to third parties as appropriate, insofar as this is prescribed by law or insofar as these parties process the data on behalf of the commissioning party. Your IP address will not in any case be associated with other data from Google. IP addresses are anonymized to exclude all possibility of such association (IP masking). The user can prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting his/her browser accordingly; however, we must point out that in this case not all functions of the website may be available to the user to their full extent. You can also prevent the recording of the data generated by the cookies relating to your usage of the website (including your IP address) and their processing by Google by downloading and installing a browser add-on.

As an alternative to a browser add-on, especially for browsers on mobile devices, you can also prevent such collection by Google by clicking on this link
There is an opt-out cookie that prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website. The opt-out cookie is only valid in this browser and only for our website and is stored on your device. If you delete the cookies in this browser, you must re-install the opt-out cookie.

Further information about Google Analytics can be found on the support pages of Google.

7. Hotjar

We use Hotjar in order to better understand our users’ needs and to optimize this service and experience. Hotjar is a technology service that helps us better understand our users’ experience (e.g. how much time they spend on which pages, which links they choose to click, what users do and don’t like, etc.) and this enables us to build and maintain our service with user feedback. Hotjar uses cookies and other technologies to collect data on our users’ behavior and their devices. This includes a device's IP address (processed during your session and stored in a de-identified form), device screen size, device type (unique device identifiers), browser information, geographic location (country only), and the preferred language used to display our website. Hotjar stores this information on our behalf in a pseudonymized user profile. Hotjar is contractually forbidden to sell any of the data collected on our behalf.

For further details, please see the ‘about Hotjar’ section of Hotjar’s support site.