Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

§ 1 Information about the collection of personal data

(1)We hereby inform you about the collection of personal data when using our website. Personal data are all data that allow conclusions to be drawn about your person, e.g. name, address, e-mail address, user behaviour.

(2)The person responsible within the meaning of Art. 4 para. 7 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter GDPR) is: Ardensi UG (haftungsbeschränkt), C/O Space Shack, Akazienstraße 3A, 10823, Berlin, Germany, e-mail: (see also our imprint).

(3)If you contact us by e-mail or via an online contact form, the data you provide (e.g. your e-mail

address, your name and telephone number if applicable) will be stored by us in order to process your request or answer your questions. We will delete the data that arises as soon as further storage is no longer necessary, or restrict processing if there are legal storage obligations.

(4)If we wish to cooperate with external service providers for individual functions of our offer or use your data for advertising purposes, we will inform you below in detail about the respective processes. We will also specify the criteria for the storage period.

§ 2 Your rights

(1)You have the following rights over your personal data: - Right of access,

- Right to rectification or deletion, - Right to limit the processing,

- Right to object to the processing, - Right to data transferability.

(2)You have the right to complain to a supervisory authority if you think that the processing of the data concerning you violates data protection regulations. In particular, the right of appeal may be exercised before a supervisory authority in the Member State in which the data subject is staying or in which the alleged infringement took place. For Berlin, the competent supervisory authority is the supervisory authority:

Berliner Beauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit

Friedrichstr. 219, 10969 Berlin

Telefon: 030 13889-0, Telefax: 030 2155050


§ 3 Collection of personal data when you visit our website

(1)When using the website for information purposes only, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, we automatically collect only the personal data that your browser transmits to our server. This involves the following data, which is technically necessary for us to

display our website to you and to guarantee stability and security (legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR):

-IP address

-Date and time of the request

-Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)

-Contents of the request (concrete page)

-Access status/HTTP status code

-amount of data transferred in each case

-Website from which the request originates


-Operating system and its interface

-Language and version of the browser software.

(2)In addition to the aforementioned data, cookies are stored on your computer when you use our website. These are small text files that are stored on your hard drive assigned to the browser you are using and through which certain information flows to the location that sets the cookie (here by us). Cookies cannot execute programs or transmit viruses to your computer. They serve to make the website more user-friendly and effective.

(3)Use of cookies:

a)This website uses the following types of cookies, the scope and function of which are explained below:

-Transient Cookies (see b)

-Persistent cookies (see c).

b)Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser. These include in particular session cookies. They store a so-called session ID, which can be used to assign various requests from your browser to the shared session. This enables your computer to be recognised when you return to our website. The session cookies are deleted when you log out or close your browser.

c)Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may vary depending on the cookie. You can delete cookies at any time in the security settings of your browser.

d)You can configure your browser settings according to your wishes and, for example, refuse to accept third-party cookies or all cookies. We would like to point out that you may not be able to use all the functions of this website.

e)We use cookies to identify you for subsequent visits if you have an account with us. Otherwise, you will have to log in again for each visit.

f)The Flash cookies used are not recorded by your browser, but by your Flash plug-in. We also use HTML5 storage objects, which are stored on your end device. These objects store the required data regardless of the browser you are using and do not have an automatic expiration date. If you do not wish the Flash cookies to be processed, you must install an appropriate add-on, e.g. "Better Privacy"

for Mozilla Firefox ( or the Adobe Flash Killer cookie for Google Chrome. You can prevent the use of HTML5 storage objects by using private mode in your browser. We also recommend that you regularly delete your cookies and browser history manually.

§ 4 Participation in events

(1)In addition to the purely informational use of our website, we offer various events, in particular conferences, for which you can register. For this purpose, you must usually provide further personal data which we use to provide the respective service and to which the aforementioned data processing principles apply.

(2)To some extent, we use external service providers to process your data. These have been carefully selected and commissioned by us, are bound by our instructions and are checked regularly.

(3)Furthermore, we may pass on your personal data to third parties if we offer participation in conferences, the conclusion of contracts or similar services together with partners. You will receive further information on this when you provide us with your personal data or in the relevant contract document as well as the associated general terms and conditions.

(4)Insofar as it is necessary to send personal photographs (photo, video) for the purposes of course participation and performance evaluation, these will be used by us exclusively for the contractual execution of the course and for performance evaluation. Under no circumstances will these recordings be passed on to third parties. They will be deleted six months after the end of the respective course.

§ 5 Objection or revocation against the processing of your data

(1)If you have given us permission to process your data, you can revoke this at any time. Such a revocation influences the permissibility of the processing of your personal data after you have given it to us.

(2)Insofar as we base the processing of your personal data on a weighing of interests, you may object to the processing. This is the case if the processing is in particular not necessary for the fulfilment of a contract with you, which is described by us in the following description of the functions. In the event of such an objection, we ask you to explain the reasons why we should not process your personal data as we have done. In the event of your justified objection, we will examine the situation and either discontinue or adapt the data processing or point out our compelling reasons worthy of protection on the basis of which we will continue the processing.

(3)You can also object to the processing of your personal data for advertising and data analysis purposes at any time. You can send us your advertising objection under the following contact data:

§ 6 Newsletter

(1)With your consent, you can subscribe to our e-mail newsletter, which informs you about our current projects and offers.

(2)To subscribe to our newsletter, we use the so-called double opt-in procedure. This means that

after your registration we will send you an e-mail to the specified e-mail address in which we will ask

you to confirm that you wish to receive the newsletter. If you do not confirm your registration within 24 hours, your information will be blocked and automatically deleted after one month. In addition, we save the IP addresses you use and the dates of registration and confirmation. The purpose of the procedure is to enable you to prove your subscription to ´die Newsletter and to clarify any possible misuse of your personal data.

(3)Your e-mail address is the only mandatory information for sending the newsletter. The indication of further, separately marked data is voluntary and will be used to address you personally. After your confirmation we save your e-mail address for the purpose of sending you the newsletter. The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR.

(4)You can revoke your consent to the sending of the newsletter at any time and thus cancel the newsletter. You can withdraw your consent by clicking on the link provided in every newsletter e- mail, by sending an e-mail to [] or by sending a message to the contact details given in the imprint.

(5)We would like to point out that we evaluate your user behaviour when sending the newsletter. For this evaluation, the e-mails sent contain so-called web beacons or tracking pixels, which represent one-pixel image files stored on our website. For the evaluations we link the data mentioned in § 3 and the web beacons with your e-mail address and an individual ID. Links received in the newsletter also contain this ID. The data is collected exclusively under a pseudonym, i.e. the IDs are not linked to your other personal data, direct personal references are excluded. With the data obtained in this way, we create a user profile in order to tailor the newsletter to your individual interests. We record when you read our newsletter, which links you click in it and infer your personal interests from this. We link this data with the actions you take on our website.

(6)You can object to this tracking at any time by clicking on the separate link provided in each e-mail or by informing us of another contact method. The information will be retained for as long as you have subscribed to the Newsletter. After you have unsubscribed, we store the data purely statistically and anonymously. Such tracking is also not possible if you have deactivated the display of images by default in your e-mail program. In this case, the newsletter will not be displayed completely and you may not be able to use all functions. If you display the images manually, the above tracking will be performed.

§ 7 Use of Google Analytics

(1)This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics 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 will generally be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA where it will be shortened. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator.

(2)The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data.

(3)You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and Google from processing this data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link:

(4)This website uses Google Analytics with the extension "_anonymizeIp()". This shortens the processing of IP addresses, thus excluding the possibility of personal references. If the data collected about you is related to a person, this is excluded immediately and the personal data is deleted immediately.

(5)We use Google Analytics to analyse and regularly improve the use of our website. The statistics obtained allow us to improve our services and make them more interesting for you as a user. For the exceptional cases in which personal data is transferred to the USA, Google has submitted to the EU- US Privacy Shield, The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR.

(6)Third party information: Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001. Terms of use:, Privacy policy overview:, and privacy policy:

[(7) This website also uses Google Analytics for a cross-device analysis of visitor flows conducted through a User ID. You can deactivate the cross-device analysis of your usage in your customer account under "My Data", "Personal Data".]