Cookie & Privacy Statement, other Legal Stuff

Here we go. It's not text in legal English, but in my opinion a good cookie and privacy statement should readable by non-lawyers, anyway.


This page itself doesn't require cookies. However, since people are so adamant about convenience, Local Storage may be used to store user settings and the fact you have accepted this Cookie & Privacy Statement at all. Local Storage is similar to cookies, but it's not automatically sent to the server with each request. If you later decide to clear all cookies and Local Storage of this page, you can use the button below.

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This page is hosted on Netlify. When you visit this site, Netlify Servers will process your Log Data which includes but is no limited to IP address (real or proxied), system configuration information and information about the access to this site.

When you comment, the comment and Log Data will be processed by Netlify Servers.

For more information, refer to the Privacy Policy of Netlify.


The comment system of this site uses Gravatar for user icons. To avoid exposing your IP address to Gravatar, the images are proxied and served via the server this site is hosted on. This might result in outdated pictures.

To avoid exposing your IP address to social media sites, all share buttons are JavaScript-less versions that don't require communication with the social media sites. However, clicking on a sharing button will direct you to the associated social media page, where your data is exposed.

Commenting and Contact Form

By commenting, you content to your name and your comment being processed by Netlify, being stored and being displayed on the site. By using the Contact Form, you consent to your name and message being processed by Netlify, being stored and being forwarded to us. Your email address is used to calculate your Gravatar URL. To combat spam, faulty submission can be silently removed or rejected by the system or a moderator.

Performance, Analysis, Delivery and Reporting

I'm not collecting how long you spend on what page of this site. It is not my business. Though, I do welcome comments on my pages.

The website contains links to external websites, over whose contents I have no control. Therefore, I cannot accept any liability for these external contents. The respective provider or operator of the websites is always responsible for the contents of the linked pages. The linked pages were checked for possible legal violations at the time of linking. Illegal contents were not identified at the time of linking. However, permanent monitoring of the contents of the linked pages is not reasonable without specific indications of a violation. Upon notification of violations, I will remove such links immediately.

If not state otherwise, the content and works on these pages are published under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) License.

You are free to:
Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format
Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially.

The licensor cannot revoke these freedoms as long as you follow the license terms.

Under the following terms:
Attribution — You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.

No additional restrictions — You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.

This site might use Local Storage to improve user experience. Until you accept the Cookie & Privacy Policy those features are disabled. No Cookies/Data Entries in Local Storage will be set until the policy is accepted. Accepting the policy is optional, the site will remain functional if you ignore this. However, some features, i.e., Light Mode and Accessibility Features, and will remain inaccessible.

✔️ I Want the Best Experience and Accept All Local Storage entries and scripts

The browser you are currently using seems to support the Web Environment Integrity API. This user-hostile addition to Google-backed browsers works to undermine the free and open internet. More information about the issue:

“Google's trying to DRM the internet, and we have to make sure they fail” YouTube Video by Louis Rossmann

“Google's nightmare ‘Web Integrity API’ wants a DRM gatekeeper for the web” Article by Ars Technica

“Unpacking Google's new ‘dangerous’ Web-Environment-Integrity specification” Artile by Vivaldi

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