Information about our email delivery service and privacy policy
In the following data protection declaration, you will find information on the contents, the logging of your registration, and the distribution via the provider CleverReach GmbH & Co. KG (Mühlenstr. 43 in 26180 Rastede, Germany), the statistical analysis as well as your cancellation options.

Details on the newsletter and consent
With the following information, we would like to inform you about the contents of our newsletter as well as the registration, distribution, and statistical evaluation procedure and your rights of objection. By subscribing to our newsletter, you agree to receive it and to the described procedures. We only send e-mail newsletters with the consent of the recipients or with legal permission. If the contents of the newsletter are specifically described in the context of a registration, they are decisive for the consent of the users.

Double-Opt-In and logging
The registration to our newsletter is done in a so-called double opt-in procedure. This means that after registration you will receive an e-mail asking you to confirm your registration. This confirmation is necessary so that nobody can register with foreign e-mail addresses.

The newsletter registrations are logged in order to prove the registration process according to the legal requirements. This includes the storage of the registration and confirmation time as well as the IP address. Changes to your data stored with CleverReach are also logged.

The e-mail addresses of our newsletter recipients are stored on the servers of CleverReach. CleverReach uses this information to send and evaluate the newsletter on our behalf. Furthermore, CleverReach may use this data according to its own information to optimize or improve its own services, e.g. for the technical optimization of sending and presentation of the newsletters or for economic purposes to determine from which countries the recipients come. However, CleverReach does not use the data of our newsletter recipients in order to write to them itself or pass them on to third parties. Furthermore, we have concluded an agreement with CleverReach for commissioned data processing. This contract obligates CleverReach to protect the data of our users, to process it on our behalf in accordance with its data protection regulations, and in particular not to pass it on to third parties. The CleverReach privacy policy can be viewed on their homepage.

Registration data
To subscribe to the newsletter, it is sufficient to enter your e-mail address. You can unsubscribe at any time by emailing to

Statistical survey and analyses
We use the tracking functions of CleverReach. Technical information, such as information about the browser and your system, as well as your IP address and time of access are collected. This information is used for technical improvement of the services based on the technical data or the target groups and their reading behavior based on their retrieval locations (which can be determined by means of the IP address) or the access times.

Statistical surveys also include determining whether newsletters are opened, when they are opened and which links are clicked. For technical reasons, this information can be assigned to individual newsletter recipients. However, it is neither our nor CleverReach’s intention to observe individual users. The evaluations serve us much more to recognize the reading habits of our users and to adapt our contents to them or to send different contents according to the interests of our users.

Online access and data management
There are cases in which we direct the newsletter recipients to the CleverReach websites. For example, our newsletters contain a link with which the newsletter recipients can retrieve the newsletters online (e.g. in case of display problems in the e-mail program). Likewise, the CleverReach privacy policy is only available on their website.

In this context, we would like to point out that cookies are used on the CleverReach websites and thus personal data is processed by CleverReach, its partners, and service providers (e.g. Google Analytics). We have no influence on this data collection. You can find further information in the CleverReach privacy policy.

You can cancel the receipt of our newsletter at any time, i.e. revoke your consent. Your consent to receive the newsletter via CleverReach and the statistical analyses will expire at the same time. If you prefer to receive the newsletter directly via e-mail instead of via CleverReach, you can inform us at any time by e-mail to and we will adjust the delivery accordingly.

You will find a link to cancel the newsletter at the end of each newsletter. After cancellation, we will delete your data as soon as possible, usually within two weeks.

Legal basis General Data Protection Regulation
In accordance with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applicable from 25 May 2018, we hereby inform you that consent to the sending of e-mail addresses is given on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit a), 7 GDPR and § 7 (2) no. 3, or (3) Law Against Unfair Competition. The use of the mail order service CleverReach, the performance of the statistical surveys and analyses as well as the logging of the registration procedure are based on our legitimate interests according to Art. 6 (1) lit f GDPR. We are interested in the use of a user-friendly and secure newsletter system that serves our interests and meets the expectations of the users.

We would also like to point out that you can object to the future processing of your personal data in accordance with the legal requirements under Art. 21 GDPR at any time.