Data protection is of high priority for us.

We have implemented numerous technical and organizational measures to ensure the most complete protection of personal data processed through this website. However, Internet-based data transmissions may in principle have security gaps, so absolute protection may not be guaranteed.

This privacy policy explains how we use the personal data we collect from you when you use this website. 


Cookies are text files that are stored in a computer system via an Internet browser, to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information.

Cookies allow us to recognize our website visitors and optimize our services with the visitor in mind.

You can prevent the setting of cookies through our website at any time by means of a corresponding adjustment of the Internet browser used and thus permanently deny the setting of cookies.

If you deactivate the setting of cookies in the Internet browser used, not all functions of our website may be entirely usable.

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There are a number of different types of cookies our website uses:


Our Company uses these cookies so that we recognize you on our website and remember your previously selected preferences. These could include what language you prefer and the location you are in. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used.

The functionality cookies include, inter alia:


If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Blog Comments

If you leave a comment on our site, you may opt in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.


We use these cookies to collect information about your visit to our website, the content you viewed, the links you followed and information about your browser, device, and your IP address. We sometimes share some limited aspects of this data with third parties for advertising purposes. We also share online data collected through cookies with our advertising partners. This means that when you visit another website, you may be shown advertising based on your browsing patterns on our website.

To display ads on this website, we use a third party technology from the company Ezoic Inc. You can read their data privacy policy for this website here.

Collection of General Data and Information

This website collects a series of general data and information when you visit the website and stores it in the server log files.

Data collected includes date and time when you visit the website, your IP address, technical information about the device you are using and other similar information that may be used in the event of attacks on our information technology systems.

This information is needed to deliver the content of our website correctly and provide law enforcement authorities with the information necessary for criminal prosecution in case of a cyber-attack.

We do not draw any conclusions about you from this data.

User Registration

You have the possibility to register on our website. Which personal data are transmitted is determined by the respective input mask used for the registration. The personal data entered by you are collected and stored exclusively for internal use.

By registering on our the website, the IP address — assigned by the Internet service provider (ISP) and used by you — date, and time of the registration are also stored. The storage of this data is the only way to prevent the misuse of our services, and, if necessary, to make it possible to investigate committed offenses.

Your registration enables us to offer contents or services that may only be offered to registered users due to the nature of the matter in question. Registered persons are free to change the personal data specified during the registration at any time, or to have them completely deleted from the data stock.

This collected personal data will not be passed to third parties unless such a transfer is required by law or serves the aim of the defense of ourselves.

General Contact Form

If you contact us by e-mail or via a contact form on this website, the transmitted personal data are automatically stored. We only store and use the submitted personal data for the purpose of your inquiry, to provide you with further information or deliver the requested services to you.

We do not share the data with third parties.

We store the data for 6 months for customer service purposes.

Blog Comments

You can leave individual comments on blog posts on this website. You have to submit at least your email address and a “username” (pseudonym) to leave a comment.

If you leave a comment, the comment, your submitted data and the date of the commentary are stored indefinitely in order to display the comment on the website.

The IP address assigned by the Internet service provider (ISP) to you will be stored indefinitely, too. This takes place for security reasons, and in case you violate the rights of third parties or post illegal content through a given comment.

This collected personal data will not be passed to third parties unless such a transfer is required by law or serves the aim of the defense of ourselves.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) will be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Embedded Content of Other Websites

This website includes embedded content. Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.


On this website, we have integrated components of the online video platform YouTube.

The operating company is YouTube LLC, USA. See their data protection provisions here:

Where We Store Data

We store data on our web servers located in the USA. The servers are operated by A2 Hosting Inc., Michigan, USA. See their data privacy policy here:

We store data in the Google Cloud (Gmail, GSuite, etc), operated by Google LLC, USA. See their data protection provisions here:

Your Rights Over Your Data

If you have provided us with any personal data, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us.

You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Routine Erasure and Blocking of Personal Data

We process and store your personal data only for the period necessary to achieve the purpose of storage, or as far as this is granted by the European legislator or other legislators in laws or regulations.

If the storage purpose is not applicable, or if a storage period prescribed by the European legislator or another competent legislator expires, the personal data are routinely blocked or erased in accordance with legal requirements.

Automated Decision-Making

We do not use automatic decision-making or profiling.

Our Contact Information

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please contact us.

Marcel Schreyer
c/o Block Services
Stuttgarter Str. 106
70736 Fellbach
Germany, Baden-Württemberg


Privacy Policies of Other Websites

Our website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and place any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on November 4th, 2021.