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Contact, Site Notice
This site is hosted in Europe (EU)
and managed in Germany.
In compliance with the European Data
Protection Regulation (GDPR) =
which since 2018
requires this by law,
the following information is provided to explain
- who is the responsible contact person,
- which personal information and
data are collected and stored when you access this website or contact me,
what legal purpose this serves,
- where and how
long data are stored,
- how their safety is ensured,
whether they are shared with third parties,
- how you can request access, updating or removal of your data and content
- how changes to this privacy statement are handled.
is me, Michaela Macha, full address on Contact, Site Notice, most easily contacted by email: aslaugspoetry[at]yahoo.co.uk .
Collection of personal information by me
When you contact me in relation to this website and its purpose, e.g. send an
email with a
or if I have contacted you in this relation, I store - exclusively offline - information about you that is helpful or necessary
for me to be
able to, currently and in the future,
- establish contact to you e.g. to notify you of changes in this privacy
- which helps identify you as author of the submitted work, protecting your
copyright and related author's rights
- and which helps me prove that you have indeed given me lawful permission to
use your work, when you did so, and under which terms and credits.
The legality of these purposes is asserted according to
Art. 6 GDPR.
(I need to keep track of over 2.000 poems here which I have not written
myself, as there's no way I can keep all this in my head.)
Information may include your legal name, pen name/pseudonym(s), email
information about how to contact you via the internet, e.g. the
URL of your blog, website, FaceBook page and similar;
submissions you sent to me or granted me use of; any dates or timestamps in this
rarely, as I usually do not know this, your physical address, date of birth, or telephone number.
This information is not used for any other purpose, is never shared with any
third parties on- or offline, unless I have your express permission to share it,
and is stored offline on my private computer, including a physical backup.
Any content of our correspondence is generally treated as private and
between you and me.
Since this website is intended to stay available indefinitely, it may come to pass
that I need to pass this (indefinitely) stored information
on to designated person(s) resp. my legal heir when I am no longer able to
manage this site personally for any reason, death being one of them.
The change of person(s) responsible will reflect in the Privacy Statement and
the Site Notice.
Best provisions will be made to ensure that these privacy conditions, site
You may at any time inquire which, if any, information on you is stored.
You may at any time request a change or removal of your work(s), text, title,
(pen) name, notes, info, links, files, artwork, or other contribution, from this
You may similarly request removal of your offline data, in which I case I will
remove what I can excepting data absolutely necessary
to ensure the above stated, legal purposes, for as long as necessary for those
I will try to comply to requests in as timely a fashion as possible.
I give no warranties that information I have stored in the past is kept in the
future. In case of data loss, it may become irrretrievable.
Collection of anonymized information by the
My webhost is 1&1 IONOS
and, according to their information, collects and stores data by site visitors which are not
personal as they are immediately anonymized:
- referrers (previously visited sites)
- requested site or file (e.g. www.odins-gift/faq.htm)
- browser type and version (Firefox, Chrome...)
- operating system (Windows, Linux...)
- type of appliance (PC, mobile, tablet..)
- time of site access
- IP adress in anonymized form (only used for determining the place of access)
Additionally, data are processed by WebAnalytics by pixel or logfile. Tracking
and logging are employed, but no cookies.
These data are collected for the legal purposes of ensuring the safety,
stability, and quality of the webhost's service, and for statistical analysis.
Data are stored for 8 weeks. They are not shared with third parties. There is no
data transfer to third countries outside the EU.
Data transfer, as of now, is unencrypted. An SSL
certificate and https will be standard after the migration to Joomla. Due to
technical issues with Frontpage 2003,
it is at the moment not feasible for me to do this now. This site is still a
Apart from what the webhost does, I employ no software for tracking or analysis.
This site does not have any interface where personal data could be
entered/typed, e.g. no login, contact form, or guest book.
These conditions are equally valid for visitors of any age, whether adults or
minors. I do not knowingly collect or store any personal information from
Parental responsibility and duty of supervision apply.
evaluated in light of changing practices, technology and legal requirements. As
a result, it is updated from time to time.
Any changes are published here. In case of significant changes, authors are notified at least 30 days prior to
the changes taking effect, provided valid contact information is available.
What constitutes a significant change is at the discretion of the webmaster.
Please feel free to update your contact information anytime e.g. by sending me an email.
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