Astrid Hess as provider of this website is, in accordance to § 5
paragraph 1 of the German Law "Teledienstgesetz", responsible for the
information and contents held within. All contents are carefully
examined and continuously updated to the best of her ability. Astrid
Hess does not accept responsibility or guarantee the completeness
and/or accuracy of this information. Astrid Hess can not be held
responsible in anyway for damage or loss caused by the use of the
websites information and content.
Decision AZ 312 O 85/98 reached by the regional court in Hamburg on
May 12, 1998, concluded that a site operator is responsible for the
contents contained in websites to which their website is linked. This
responsibility can only be prevented through the explicit declaration
of disassociation with the linked sites. As Astrid Hess has no
influence or control over content contained within sites linked to our
website, she declares her disassociation to information contained in
these sites. This declaration is valid for all links affixed to her
homepage and the information these links may contain.
All rights to this website and its contents are authorized to Astrid
Hess as the sites author. Users of this site can download, use or
forward any of its contents or programs as long as all copyright marks
are maintained but not used in any individual or combined form for
commercial reasons without the author's permission. Liability is
covered under general law conditions but limited to predictable
collectable damages. Owner of the copyright are Astrid Hess, and, as
far as Children of the Manse is concerned, Dr. Gordon Booth too.
Quotations have to be made identifiable by indicating the source, for
the use of these texts for publications in parts or as a whole
permission has to be given.
Please be aware that communication over the internet and in
particular the sending of emails is not protected against unwanted
access by third parties.
Promotional mails are not desired or acceptable, and senders are
warned against the sending of such mails.
All persons named on this website denounce all commercial use and
distribution of their information (see German Law § 28
1. Description and scope of data processing
A contact form is available on our website, which can be used for
electronic contact. If a user makes use of this possibility, the data
entered in the input mask will be transmitted to us and stored. These
The following is a list of the data in the input mask.
At the time the message is sent, the following data will also be
The following is a list of the corresponding data. Examples can be:
(1) The IP address of the user
(2) Date and time
Your consent will be obtained for the processing of the data as part
of the sending process and reference will be made to this data
protection declaration. Alternatively, it is possible to contact the
user via the e-mail address provided. In this
case the personal data of the user transmitted with the e-mail.
The data will not be passed on to third parties in this context. The
data will be used exclusively for the processing of the conversation.
2. Legal basis for data processing
The legal basis for the processing of the data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit.
a GDPR if the user has given his consent. The legal basis for the
processing of data transmitted in the course of sending an e-mail is
Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. If the purpose of the e-mail contact is to
conclude a contract, the additional legal basis for the processing is
Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR.
3. Purpose of data processing
The processing of the personal data from the input mask serves us
exclusively for the processing of the establishment of contact. If you
contact us by e-mail, this is also the necessary legitimate interest
in the processing of the data. The other personal data processed
during the sending process serve to prevent misuse of the contact form
and to ensure the security of our information technology systems.
4. Duration of storage
The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer necessary to
achieve the purpose for which they were collected. For the personal
data from the input mask of the contact form and those
sent by e-mail, this is the case when the respective conversation with
the user has ended. The conversation is terminated when it can be
inferred from the circumstances that the relevant facts have been
conclusively clarified. The additional personal data collected during
the sending process will be deleted at the latest after a period of
5. Possibility of contradiction and elimination
The user has the possibility to revoke his consent to the processing
of his personal data at any time. If the user contacts us,
he can object to the storage of his personal data at any time. In such
a case, the conversation cannot be continued. All personal data stored
in the course of establishing contact will be deleted.