Disclaimer & Privacy Policy


The Author cannot be held liable either for mistakes in editorial or technical aspects, or for omissions, or for the correctness of the content of this website (“Site“). In particular, the Author does not guarantee completeness or correctness of information contained in external websites which can be accessed via links from this Site. Despite accurate research on the content of such linked external websites, the Author cannot be held liable for their content. Only the content providers of such external websites are liable for their content. Please advise me if you find that referrals or its links are incorrect, not up-to-date, or otherwise objectionable. Links that refer to the content of the Site may only be placed with the Author’s prior consent.

Privacy Policy


However, the Author will always handle your Personal Information in accordance with the Privacy Policy that was in effect at the time of collection. It is the Author’s intention to post changes to this Privacy Policy on this page so that you are fully informed concerning the types of information the Author is gathering, how the Author uses it, and under what circumstances it may be disclosed. This Privacy Policy is located on the Author’s homepage and is also available (via link) on any page where Personal Data are requested.

Privacy Pledge

The term “Personal Data” as used in this Privacy Policy refers to information such as your name, email address, mailing address, or telephone number that can be used to identify you. Generally, the Author will only process your Personal Data as described in this Privacy Policy. However, the Author reserves the right to conduct additional processing to the extent permitted or required by law, or in support of any legal or criminal investigation.
The next sections explain how and when the Author collects Personal Data from you.

Intended use of Personal Data

Since the use of this Site does not require any form of registration, you may visit this Site without telling the Author who you are. However, some services may require you to provide Personal Data. In these situations, if you choose to withhold any Personal Data requested by the Author, it may not be possible for the Author to respond to your query.

The Author may collect and use Personal Data to provide you with services, to bill you for services you request, or to communicate with you for other purposes which are evident from the circumstances or about which the Author informs you when the Author collects Personal Data from you.

Non-disclosure of Personal Data

The Author will not sell, share, or otherwise distribute your Personal Data to third parties except as provided in this Privacy Policy. Personal Data may be transferred to third parties who act for or on Author’s behalf, for further processing in accordance with the purpose(s) for which the data were originally collected or may otherwise be lawfully processed, such as services delivery, evaluating the usefulness of this Site, marketing, data management or technical support. These third parties have contracted with the Author to only use Personal Data for the agreed upon purpose, and not to sell your Personal Information to third parties, and not to disclose it to third parties except as may be required by law, as permitted by the Author or as stated in this Privacy Policy.

Personal Data may also be disclosed to a third party if the Author is required to do so because of an applicable law, court order or governmental regulation, or if such disclosure is otherwise necessary in support of any criminal or other legal investigation or proceeding.

Right of access, correction and objection

Whenever the Author process Personal Data, the Author take reasonable steps to ensure that your Personal Data is kept accurate and up-to-date for the purposes for which it was collected. The Author will provide you with the ability to object to the processing of your Personal Data if such processing is not reasonably required for a legitimate business purpose as described in this policy or our compliance with law. In the case of electronic direct marketing, the Author will provide you with a method to opt out of receiving further marketing materials or with a method to opt in if required by law. If you wish to contact the Author regarding its use of your Personal Data or object to the processing of your Personal Data, please send an email to word@elakremer.de. Please note the specific information you would like the Author to correct, update or delete plus a proper identification of you. Requests to delete personal data will be subject to any applicable legal and ethical reporting or document filing or retention obligations imposed on the Author.

Security and confidentiality

To ensure the security and confidentiality of Personal Data that the Author collects online, the Author uses data networks protected by industry standard firewall and password protection. In the course of handling your Personal Data, the Author takes measures reasonably designed to protect that information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction.

“Cookies” and internet tags

The Author may collect and process information about your visit to this Site, such as the pages you visit, the website you came from and some of the searches you perform. Such information is used by the Author to help improve the contents of the Site and to compile aggregate statistics about individuals using this Site for internal, market research purposes. In doing this, the Author may install ‘cookies’ that collect the domain name of the user, your Internet service provider, your operating system, and the date and time of access. A cookie is a small piece of information, which is sent to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies do not damage your computer. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, this will enable you to decide if you want to accept it or not.

The Author would like to inform you, however, that if you do not accept you may not be able to use all functionality of your browser software. The Author may obtain the services of outside parties to assist in collecting and processing the information described in this Section.


This Site uses Google Analytics to optimise the Site where appropriate. “Google Analytics” is a service offered by Google Inc. “Google” that generates detailed statistics about a website’s traffic and traffic sources and measures conversions and sales. GoogleAnalytics uses “cookies” stored on your computer to help analyse how users use this Site.

The information generated by the cookies about your use of this Site, including your IP address, will be anonymised by use of the appropriate settings (“_anonymiselp()” function or equivalent) and transmitted to Google servers in the United States. For more information on how IP anonymisation works please see https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/2763052

On the behalf of the Author, Google will use the information generated by the cookies for the purpose of evaluating the use of this Site, compiling reports on website activity and providing the Author with these reports for analytical purposes.

Google may transfer this information to third parties in case of a statutory obligation or if a third party processes data on behalf of Google. Under no circumstances, Google will combine or associate your IP address with other data stored at Google.

You may prevent or stop the installation and storage of cookies by you browser settings by downloading and installing the free Opt-out Browser Add-on available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en. The Author informs you that in such case you may not be able to wholly use all functions of the Site.

By using this Site you consent to the processing of any personal data Google will collect on you in the way and for the purpose as described above.


Unless otherwise stated, all the pages of the Site, in particular, texts, images, graphics, audio, video and animation data files, are subject to copyright. Any reproduction, publication or other use of such pages, or of any parts of such pages, whether in electronic or printed form, including on the internet or for commercial purposes, is only permitted with the express prior consent of the Author. This applies to all content, regardless of data format, and for all forms of copyright. Any automatic extraction or extraction without specific relation to content from the archives or databases of this Site for the purpose of storing these is prohibited. All named and possibly copyright protected brands and trademarks are subject unreservedly to the provisions of the copyright and of any intellectual or other property rights of the respectively registered owners. Their mere mention does not imply in any way that brands or trademarks are not protected by third-party rights.

 Picture Credits

All photos and images on this website are copyrighted by the Author unless otherwise specified. Use of the images without the prior consent of the Author is strictly prohibited.