Privacy Policy

1. General Notes

Protecting your privacy is important to me. The collection, processing, and use of your personal data occur in accordance with applicable data protection regulations, especially the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The following notes provide you with an overview of the processing of your personal data when you visit my website. Personal data includes information by which you can be personally identified. Detailed information is available in the complete privacy policy listed below.

2. Responsible Party

The responsibility for data processing on this website lies with the Data Protection Officer: Heike Schümann Atelier am oberen Markt Hauptstr. 19 25548 Kellinghusen Germany Contact: Email: Website:

3. Data Collection and Processing

I collect and process your personal data in various situations on my website. A portion of the data is actively provided by you, for example, through input in a contact form. Other data is automatically collected when you visit my website, such as technical data (e.g., browser type, operating system, time of page visit). This website is hosted on Vercel (Vercel Inc., 440 N Barranca Ave #4133, Covina, CA 91723, USA), leading to data transmission to the USA. A Data Processing Addendum (DPA) from Vercel is in place. Data processing serves various purposes, including the striving for an error-free provision of my website and the analysis of your usage behavior. The data is stored for the duration of fulfilling these purposes.

4. Legal Basis for Data Processing

The processing of your data is carried out based on the applicable legal foundations of the GDPR. This includes, in particular, the fulfillment of a contract (Art. 6(1)(b) GDPR), your consent (Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR), and my legitimate interest (Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR).

5. Cookies

My website uses cookies to enhance your user experience. Some cookies are necessary to enable basic functions of my website. Other cookies are used for statistical purposes and to improve my offerings.

6. Analytics

I use Vercel Analytics and Vercel Speed Insights to analyze the usage of my website. The data collected by Vercel Analytics and Vercel Speed Insights is transmitted to Vercel (Vercel Inc., 440 N Barranca Ave #4133, Covina, CA 91723, USA) in anonymized form. Personal identification is thus not possible, even retrospectively.

7. Newsletter

I use Mailchimp to provide my newsletter. By entering your email address into the respective form, you consent to the transfer of data to, data storage with, and the sending of the newsletter through Mailchimp (The Rocket Science Group, LLC, 675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Suite 5000, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA).

8. Your Rights

You have the right to information, correction, deletion, restriction of processing, and data portability of your personal data. You can revoke your consent for the processing of your data at any time. Additionally, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the relevant supervisory authority. The Independent State Center for Data Protection Schleswig-Holstein (ULD) is the office of the State Commissioner for Data Protection (Holstenstraße 98, 24103 Kiel, Germany).

9. Contact

For questions regarding the collection, processing, or use of your personal data, inquiries, correction, blocking, or deletion of data, as well as the revocation of granted consents, please contact: Heike Schümann Atelier am oberen Markt Hauptstr. 19 25548 Kellinghusen Germany Contact: Email: Website: This privacy policy has been created to the best of my knowledge and belief. Please note that only the German version of this privacy policy is legally binding. I reserve the right to modify the privacy policy. Updated: February 17, 2024