Privacy Policy

Responsible authority in the sense of the privacy laws, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is :

Rene Schmidt DevOps UG (haftungsbeschränkt) & Co. KG
Tiedenkamp 12, Gewerbepark Nord, 24558 Henstedt-Ulzburg, Germany

Your rights

You may exercise the following rights at any time using the contact details provided by our privacy officer:

If you have given us your consent, you may revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future.

You may at any time file a complaint with a supervisory authority, e.g. the competent supervisory authority of the federal state in which you reside or the authority responsible for us.

You will find a list of the supervisory authorities (for the non-public sector) with their addresses at:

Collection of general information when you visit our website

Nature and purpose of the processing:

If you access our website, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise submit information, information of a general nature is automatically collected. This information (server log files) includes, for example, the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your Internet service provider, your IP address and the like.

In particular, they are processed for the following purposes:

We do not use your data to draw conclusions about your person. Information of this kind is evaluated statistically by us if necessary, in order to optimize our Internet appearance and the technology behind it.

Legal basis:

Processing is carried out in accordance with § 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website.


Recipients of the data may be technical service providers who act as contract processors for the operation and maintenance of our website.

Storage period:

The data is deleted as soon as it is no longer required for the purpose of collection. This is generally the case for the data used to provide the website when the respective session has ended.

Provision required or required:

The provision of the aforementioned personal data is neither required by law nor by contract. Without the IP address, however, the service and functionality of our website cannot be guaranteed. In addition, individual services may not be available or restricted. For this reason an objection is excluded.


The nature and purpose of the processing:

Like many other websites, we also use so-called "cookies". Cookies are small text files that are stored on your end device (laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.) when you visit our website.

This gives us certain data such as IP address, browser used and operating system.

Cookies cannot be used to start programs or transmit viruses to a computer. The information contained in cookies enables us to make navigation easier for you and to display our web pages correctly.

Under no circumstances will the data collected by us be passed on to third parties or linked to personal data without your consent.

Of course, you may also view our website without cookies. Internet browsers are regularly set to accept cookies. In general, you may deactivate the use of cookies at any time via the settings of your browser. Please use the help functions of your Internet browser to find out how you can change these settings. Please note that individual functions of our website may not work if you have deactivated the use of cookies.

Storage duration and cookies used:

If you allow us to use cookies through your browser settings or consent, the following cookies may be used on our websites:

Insofar as these cookies may (also) concern personal data, we will inform you of this in the following sections.

You can delete individual cookies or the entire cookie stock via your browser settings. In addition, you will receive information and instructions on how these cookies can be deleted or their storage blocked in advance. Depending on the provider of your browser, you will find the necessary information under the following links:

Comment function

Nature and purpose of the processing:

If users leave comments on our website, the time of their creation and the user name previously chosen by the website visitor are stored in addition to this information. This serves our security, as we can be held responsible for illegal content on our website, even if it has been created by users.

Legal basis:

The processing of data entered as comments is based on a legitimate interest (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR).

By providing the comment function, we would like to enable you to interact in an uncomplicated manner. The information you provide will be stored for the purpose of processing your enquiry and for possible follow-up questions.


Recipients of the data may be contract processors.

Storage period:

The data are deleted as soon as they are no longer required for the purpose of collection. This is generally the case when communication with the user has been completed and the company can infer from the circumstances that the relevant facts have been conclusively clarified.

Provision prescribed or required:

The provision of your personal data is voluntary. Without the provision of your personal data, we cannot grant you access to our comment function.

Use of Matomo

Nature and purpose of the processing:

This website uses Matomo (formerly Piwik), an open source software for statistical evaluation of visitor access. Provider of the software Matomo is InnoCraft Ltd, 150 Willis St, 6011 Wellington, New Zealand.

Matomo uses cookies, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website is stored on a server in Germany.

The IP address is anonymised immediately after processing and before it is stored. You have the option of preventing the installation of cookies by changing the settings of your browser software. We would like to point out that with the appropriate setting all functions of this website may no longer be available.

You can decide whether a unique web analysis cookie may be stored in your browser in order to enable the operator of the website to collect and analyse various statistical data.

For more information about Matomo Software's privacy settings, please visit the following link:

Legal basis:

The data is processed on the basis of the user's consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR).


Recipients of the data may be contract processors.

Storage period:

The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required for our recording purposes.

In our case, this happens after the following period: 30 days.

Provision required or required:

The provision of your personal data is voluntary, solely on the basis of your consent. If you prevent access, this may result in functional restrictions on the website.

Revocation of consent:

You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent.


With the help of the tracking tool Matomo, the behaviour of visitors to the website can be evaluated and their interests analysed. For this purpose we create a pseudonymous user profile.

SSL/TLS encryption

In order to protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption procedures (e.g. SSL, TLS) via HTTPS.

Changes to our privacy regulations

We reserve the right to adapt this privacy declaration so that it always corresponds to the current legal requirements or to implement changes to our services in the privacy declaration, e.g. when introducing new services. Your renewed visit will then be subject to the new privacy declaration.

Questions to the privacy officer

If you have any questions about privacy, please send us an e-mail or contact the person responsible for privacy in our organisation directly:

Rene Schmidt, Rene Schmidt DevOps UG (haftungsbeschränkt) & Co. KG
Tiedenkamp 12, Gewerbepark Nord, 24558 Henstedt-Ulzburg, Germany

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