Privacy policy

The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection declaration.

The use of our website is generally possible without providing personal data. As far as on our sides personal data (such as name, address or e-mail addresses) are collected, this is always on a voluntary basis. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent.

We point out that data transmission over the Internet (eg communication by e-mail) security gaps. A complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.

Privacy settings

To change your privacy settings, please click here.

Terms of use

By using the services of the Berliner Gazette, the terms and conditions as well as the terms of use of the project and the underlying network structures are accepted.


We use cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your terminal device when you call up the page. They cannot transmit viruses or malware to your computer, but they do contain information that allows the user to be identified.

A distinction must be made between transient cookies, which are deleted as soon as your browser is closed, and persistent cookies, which are stored beyond the respective session and recognize you the next time you visit the website.

In terms of function, a distinction must be made between technically necessary and non-necessary cookies.

Technically necessary cookies

Here you will find all cookies that are necessary for the operation of our website and its functions (technically necessary cookies). These are usually set in response to an action you have taken. These include registration, login or settings such as language or cookie preferences. It is possible to deactivate these cookies in the browser. In this case, error-free functioning of our website can no longer be guaranteed.

Technically not necessary cookies

These are cookies that are not absolutely necessary for the operation of our website and its functions (technically unnecessary cookies). The use of such cookies, constitutes data processing that is only permitted with your active consent (Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. a DSGVO). This also applies to the transfer of your personal data to third parties. In our case these cookies are related to the Services of Soundclound and Vimeo.

Server log files

The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

– browser type and browser version
– operating system used
– referrer URL
– host name of the accessing computer
– time of the server request
– IP address

This data is not merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to check this data retrospectively if we become aware of specific indications of illegal use. The log files are stored for a maximum of 20 days.

Newsletter data

If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we require an e-mail address from you as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the specified e-mail address and agree to receive the newsletter. Further data will not be collected. We use this data exclusively for sending the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties.

You can revoke your consent to the storage of the data, the e-mail address and their use for sending the newsletter at any time, for example via the “unsubscribe” link in the newsletter.

SSL encryption

This site uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as requests that you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from “http://” to “https://” and by the lock symbol in your browser line. If SSL encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.

Right to information, deletion, blocking

You have the right at any time to free information about your stored personal data, its origin and recipient and the purpose of data processing, as well as the right to correct, block or delete this data. For this purpose, as well as for further questions on the subject of personal data, you can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint.

Objection to advertising e-mails

We hereby object to the use of contact data published within the framework of the imprint obligation to send advertising and information material that has not been expressly requested. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of the unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as spam e-mails.

Sources: Open Source Privacy and