Imprint & privacy policy

1. Name and address of the responsible person and the data protection officer

The responsible person according to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is:

Alexander Gerhard
Feurigstr. 17
10827 Berlin

EU VAT number: DE356649848


2. Data processing in general

1. Scope of the processing of personal data

The processing of personal data is limited to data that is required to operate a functional website and for the provision of content and services. The processing of personal data of our users is based on the purposes agreed or on a legal basis (GDPR). We only collect personal data that is necessary to implement and process our tasks and services or if you provide data voluntarily.

2. Your rights (rights of the persons affected)

You have the right to request information about any of your personal data we process. In particular, you have the right to request information about the purpose of the processing, the categories of personal data, the categories of recipients who will have access or were disclosed with your data, the duration periods for saving the personal data, whether there is a right to adjust/correct, erase, restrict or object, transmission of data, the source of your data if not collected through us and if we use automatic decision-making technologies including profiling.  

Additionally, you have the right to revoke a previously granted consent to use your personal data at any time.

If you believe that the processing of your personal data is inconsistent or contradicts the applicable data protection laws you have the possibility to lodge a complaint with the data protection office.

3. Description and scope of data processing

1. Provision of the website

We use “Google Analytics” a web analysis client by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA to evaluate the usage of our website. Google Analytics uses cookies (see point 2) which will be stored on your computer. The containing information regarding website and internet usage can be evaluated and processed by Google. The collected data may be transmitted to countries outside the EU/EEA, especially to the USA. However, Google has committed to follow the Privacy Shield Framework agreement. Further information about your rights of said agreement is found here: Legal basis for the usage of Google Analytics is Article 6 (1) lett. f GDPR.

2. Cookies

We use cookies on our website to ensure a user-friendly experience. Cookies are small files that are managed by the user’s web browser and are directly stored on the respective device (Laptop, Tablet, Smartphone etc.) whenever you visit our website. Cookies are stored as long as you do not don’t delete them. This process allows us to recognize your browser on your next visit.

If you do not wish to use cookies you can change the settings in your browser accordingly. You will then be notified whenever your browser attempts to create a cookie and you can decide whether you want to allow the cookie. However, please note that a deactivation of cookies may result in a limited user experience and you may not be able to use every function of our website.

Legal basis for the processing of data through cookies is Article 6 (1) lett. f GDPR.

3. Contact form

If you fill out a contact form, send us an email or another form of electronic message, your data will only be used to process your inquiry and possible further questions you might have.

Legal basis for the processing of your inquiry is Article 6 (1) lett. b GDPR.

4. Newsletter

If you subscribe to our newsletter you will receive an email containing a hyperlink immediately after signing up. By clicking on said link you confirm your subscription (double opt in method). If you do not click on the link within 7 days we will delete your email address from our temporary list and no subscription will be made.

If you confirm your subscription you give us permission to save your email address including the date and time of signing up, your IP address as well as the selected newsletters. We only use your email address and personal data to manage and send the selected newsletter in the selected periodicity.

Our newsletters do not contain visible or hidden counters, third party ads or links to external websites that are not directly connected to the content in the newsletter.

Each newsletter contains a reference on how to unsubscribe from the newsletter.

5. Download of files (e.g.  Light shows)

The email address which you provided on our website in order to download content will not be transferred to third parties. We only use the email address to make the download available for you.

6. Webshop

To make a purchase from our webshop you can sign up and define a user name and password. On future visits to our website you may enter your logon credentials so you do not have to provide your billing address and payment information again. Your password is encrypted and cannot be viewed by us.

When signing up you provide your name, address, email address and payment information. In order for us to set up a user account (registration data) your explicit consent is necessary. On the according registration page we inform you about the reason and scope of the data acquisition. You can agree to the terms by checking a box. This process will be recorded.

You have the possibility to revoke your consent at any time. The revocation has to be sent to the address in chapter 2.2 of this privacy agreement.

The data from your orders are also stored on your user account.

We only use the personal data collected at the initial sign up and when ordering to properly process your order.

The data in your account, such as payment information, addresses etc. can always be accessed and amended by the user. If you update any of your information we keep a copy of the prior details for questions that might come up.

You can revoke your consent to process the above-mentioned data at any time. The revocation of your consent is to the contact method in chapter 1 of this privacy statement.

All personal data will be deleted after completion of your order if we are not legally obliged to keep them (e.g. for accounting purposes).

You have the possibility to delete your user account when you have no pending orders.

7.     Social plugins (e.g. YouTube)

All embedded social plugins use the two-click process. This means that the recording of your surfing patterns via a plugin will only start if you activate it. If you are logged in to a social media account while using our website this plugin will register the visit on our website on the first click and can match it to your account.

4. Data security

If a page on our website was/is being transmitted encrypted it is shown by the lock symbol in the address bar of your browser.

Additionally, we use appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your data from accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction, or to prevent unauthorized access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously upgraded according to the latest technological developments.