Data Protection Policy

The responsible party according to the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) is:

Michael & Eleonore Stoffel Stiftung
Neue Weyerstraße 9
50676 Köln

Rights of affected parties

By use of abovenamed contact details of our person in charge of data protection, you are able to perform the following rights:

If you have signed an agreement with us, you have the right to withdraw with effect for the future at all times.

You have the right to appeal to authority at any time, e.g. to the responsible authority of the federal province of your place of residence or to the responsible public authority in charge of us.

You can find a list of responsible authority offices (in charge of the private sector) with corresponding addresses here:

Collection of general information when visiting our website

Nature and purpose of data usage:

If you merely visit our website, in other words, if you do not register nor transfer data in any way, data of general nature will automatically be recorded. This information ("server logfiles") includes for example the web browser type, the applied operating system, the domain name of your internet service provider or your IP address, amongst others.

Data are being used especially for the following purposes:

To secure a smooth website performance, to secure an unproblematic use of our website, to evaluate system security and stability and for other administrative purposes.

We do not use your data with respect to personal identification. Information of this kind will eventually be evaluated statistically in order to optimize our internet performance and the herein correlating technology.

Legal grounds:

Data is being processed according to art. 6 section 1 GDPR on grounds of our justified interest in optimizing the stability and functionality of our website.


Recipients of the data may be technical service providers who operate order management processing with regards to the service and the maintenance of our website.

Storage duration:

The data will be deleted as soon as it is not required for the purpose of evaluation anymore. This applies in general for data serving the availability of the website, as soon as the respective session has ended.

Mandatory or necessary provision:

The provision of the before mentioned personal data is neither mandatory by law nor by contract. Without IP address, however, the service and functionality of our website cannot be guaranteed. Also, particular provisions and services may not be available or they may be limited. For this reason, a notice of opposition is precluded.

Usage of script libraries (Google Webfonts)

Type and purpose of the processing:

For the correct and graphical display of our contents in all browsers, we use "Google Webfonts" on this website by Google LLC (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; hereafter "Google") for the display of fonts.

The data protection directive of the library provider Google you find here:

Legal grounds:

Your consent is the legal basis for the integration of Google Webfonts and the related data transfer to google (Art. 6 Section 1 lit. a GDPR).


The opening of script libraries or font libraries automatically initiates a connection to the provider of the library. Here, theoretically it is possible – up to this point however, it is also unclear, if and in such case, for which purpose – that the provider collects Google data in this case.

Storage duration:

We do not collect personal and identifiable data by the integration of Google Webfonts.

You can find further information on Google Web Fonts here: and in Google's privacy policy:

Third country transfer:

Google processes your data in the USA and is underlying the EU_US Privacy Shield

Mandatory or necessary provision:

The provision of personal data is not mandatory, neither by law nor by contract. However, it cannot be fulfilled without accurate presentation of contents of standard fonts.

Revoking of consent:

For the display of contents, we regularly use the programming language JavaScript. Therefore, you can disagree to data processing by deactivating the execution of JavaScript in your browser or by installing the integration of JavaScript-blocker. Please take into account, that this might lead to functional restrictions on the website.


In order to secure the safety of transfer of your data, we use state-of-the-art encryption methods (e.g. SSL) via https.

Employed processors:

The following organizations, enterprises or persons have been employed by the provider of this website with data processing:

Change of our privacy policy:

We reserve the right to adapt this Data Protection Declaration so that it always meets the current legal demands or in order to amend changes of our service in the data protection policy e.g. the introduction of new services. The new data protection declaration will apply then at your next visit.

Questions to the person in charge of data protection:

If you have any questions regarding data protection, please do not hesitate to send us an email or directly contact the person in charge of data protection in our organization:

This data protection policy was created with the data protection generator by activeMind AG (Version 2018-09-24).