Alex Kirsch
Independent Scientist

Below you will find information about what data is collected during your visit to the website and how it is used.

Name and contact details of the person responsible for processing and the company data protection officer, hosting

This data protection information applies to data processing by

Responsible person
Alex Kirsch IT GmbH, represented by the manager Dr. Alexandra Kirsch
Eckbergstr. 18/1, 72135 Dettenhausen, Germany, Tel.: +49 176 36067878, E-Mail:

We are currently not obliged to appoint a data protection officer. You can contact the person responsible at any time using the contact details provided.

Our website is hosted by netcup GmbH, Daimlerstraße 25, 76185 Karlsruhe. The servers are located in Germany. We have concluded an order processing agreement with netcup.

Collection and storage of personal data and the type and purpose of their use

When you visit the website

When you visit our website information is automatically sent to the server of our website by the browser used on your end device. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file. The following information is recorded without your intervention and stored until it is automatically deleted:

  • IP address of the requesting computer,
  • date and time of access,
  • name and URL of the retrieved file,
  • website, from which the access has been requested (Referrer-URL),
  • browser used and, if applicable, the operating system of your computer and the name of your access provider.

The data mentioned are processed by us for the following purposes:

  • ensuring a smooth connection to the website,
  • ensuring comfortable use of our website,
  • evaluation of system security and stability, and
  • for other administrative purposes.

The legal basis for data processing is Article 6 Paragraph 1 Clause 1 Letter f GDPR. Our legitimate interest follows from the data collection purposes listed above. Under no circumstances do we use the collected data for the purpose of drawing conclusions about your person.

When you contact us by email

When you contact us by e-mail, the data you provide, i.e. your e-mail address and, if applicable, your name and other contact details, will be stored by us in order to be able to answer your request. We delete the data arising in this context as soon as it is no longer necessary to store it, or restrict its processing if there are statutory storage obligations.

The legal basis for this is Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR: The relevant data processing serves to carry out pre-contractual measures, which are carried out at your request.


Your personal data collected by us will be deleted by us if we do not need the personal data in accordance with Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. b GDPR to fulfill a contract concluded between us or if we are subject to statutory storage and retention obligations, Art. 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 lit. c GDPR

Sharing of Data

The following categories of recipients may have access to your personal data:

  • Service providers for the operation of our website and the processing of the data stored or transmitted by the systems (e.g. for server and data center services, payment processing, IT security). The legal basis for the transfer is then Article 6 Paragraph 1 Clause 1 Letter b or Letter f GDPR;
  • State bodies/authorities, insofar as this is necessary to fulfill a legal obligation. The legal basis for the transfer is Article 6 Paragraph 1 Clause 1 Letter c GDPR.

In addition, we only pass on your personal data to third parties if you have given your express consent to this in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 Letter a GDPR.


Our website is hosted by netcup GmbH, Daimlerstraße 25, 76185 Karlsruhe. Netcup collects statistics about website visits. It is recorded how many visitors our website has and from which countries the visitors come. No other data is collected or processed.

According to Article 6 Paragraph 1 Clause 1 Letter f GDPR, the data processing is necessary to protect our legitimate interest so that we can adapt our offer to the visitors (e.g. language).

YouTube Links

We have linked YouTube videos on our website. These are external links. YouTube is a service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street Dublin 4, Ireland.

As soon as you click on the YouTube link on our website, a connection to YouTube's servers will be established. If you are logged into your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to assign your surfing behavior directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.

Furthermore, after starting a video, YouTube can store various cookies on your device or use comparable recognition technologies. YouTube can further process your data without us having any influence on this.

Further information on data protection can also be found at

Data subject rights

You have the right

  • to request information about your personal data processed by us in accordance with Article 15 GDPR. In particular, you can obtain information about the processing purposes, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data was or will be disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a right to correction, deletion, restriction of processing or objection, the existence of a Right to complain, the origin of your data, if not collected from us, and the existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, if necessary, meaningful information about their details;
  • in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR, to immediately request the correction of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored by us;
  • in accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, to request the deletion of your personal data stored by us, unless the processing is necessary to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information, to fulfill a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or to assert exercise or defense of legal claims is required;
  • in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR, to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data if you dispute the accuracy of the data, the processing is unlawful but you refuse to delete it and we no longer need the data, but you do you need them to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or you have objected to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR;
  • in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR, to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request transmission to another person responsible;
  • in accordance with Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR, to revoke your consent to us at any time. As a result, we are no longer allowed to continue the data processing based on this consent for the future and
  • to complain to a supervisory authority in accordance with Art. 77 GDPR. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or work or our registry.

Right to object

If your personal data is processed on the basis of legitimate interests in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Clause 1 Letter f GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data in accordance with Article 21 GDPR, provided there are reasons for this arising from your particular situation or the objection is directed against direct advertising. In the latter case, you have a general right to object, which we will implement without specifying a particular situation.

If you would like to make use of your right of revocation or objection, an e-mail to is sufficient.

Data security

When you visit our website, we use the widespread SSL (Secure Socket Layer) method in conjunction with the highest level of encryption supported by your browser. This is usually 256-bit encryption. If your browser does not support 256-bit encryption, we use 128-bit v3 technology instead. You can tell whether an individual page of our website is being transmitting in encrypted form by the closed representation of the key or lock symbol in the lower status bar of your browser.

We also use appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or against unauthorized access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

Updating and changing this data protection declaration

This data protection declaration is currently valid and has the status of January 2024.

Due to the further development of our website and offers or due to changed legal or official requirements, it may become necessary to change this data protection declaration. You can access and print out the current data protection declaration at any time on the website at