Privacy Policy

Privacy Statement of

This website collects personally identifiable information from its users.

Provider and Responsible
Media2Art GbR 
Kälblesrainweg 19-1 
73430 Aalen 

Managing Directors: David Wetzel, Marc Wetzel
E-mail address of the provider:
Types of data collected
The personal data that this website processes independently or by third parties includes: e-mail, user name, user ID, password and usage data. Full details of each type of personal information processed will be provided in the appropriate sections of this privacy policy or at times through explanatory text that will be displayed prior to data collection. Personal data may be voluntarily provided by the user or, in the case of usage data, automatically collected when this website is used.
Unless otherwise stated, the information requested by this site is mandatory. If the user refuses to provide the data, this may result in this website being unable to provide its services to the user. In cases where this website expressly identifies the provision of personal data as voluntary, users may opt not to provide such data without any consequences for the availability or the operability of the service. Users who are unsure about which personal information is mandatory may contact the provider.
Any use of cookies - or other tracking tools - by this website or third party service providers used by this website is for the purpose of providing the service requested by the user and for any other purposes described in this document and, if so, present in the cookie policy.
Users are responsible for all third party personal information obtained, published or shared by this site and acknowledge that they have obtained consent to the transfer of personal information of any third party to this site.

Type and location of data processing

Application methods
Provider will properly process User Data and take reasonable security measures to prevent unauthorized access, unauthorized redirection, alteration or destruction of data.
The data processing is carried out by means of computers or IT-based systems according to organizational procedures and procedures, which target the specified purposes. In addition to the controller, other persons may also be designated internally (such as human resources, sales, marketing, legal, systems administrators) or externally, and as appropriate, by the controller (such as technical service providers, delivery companies, hosting providers, IT companies or communication agencies) - operate this website and thus have access to the data. An up-to-date list of these parties can be requested by the provider at any time.
Legal basis of processing
The provider may only process personal data of users if one of the following applies:

  • Users have given their consent for one or more specific purposes. Note: In some jurisdictions, the provider may be allowed to process personal data until the user opposes such processing ("opt-out") without having to rely on the consent or any of the following legal bases. However, this does not apply if the processing of personal data is subject to European data protection law;
  • the data collection is necessary for the fulfillment of a contract with the user and / or for precontractual measures;
  • the processing is necessary to fulfill a legal obligation to which the provider is subject;
  • the processing is related to a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of public authority delegated to the provider;
  • the processing is necessary to protect the legitimate interests of the provider or a third party.


In any case, the provider will be happy to provide information on the specific legal basis on which the processing is based, in particular on whether the provision of personal data is a legal or contractual obligation or a condition for the conclusion of a contract.


The data is processed at the provider's office and at all other locations where the data processing units are located.
Depending on the location of the users, data transfers may involve transferring the user's data to a country other than their own. To find out more about the place of processing the data transmitted, users can consult the section on the details of the processing of personal data.
Users also have the right to obtain the legal basis for the transfer of data to a country outside the European Union or to an international organization governed by international law or established by two or more countries, such as the United Nations, as well as those of the provider security measures taken to protect their data.
If such submission occurs, the user may learn more by reviewing the relevant sections of this document or by contacting the provider through the information provided in the contact section.

Storage time

Personal data will be processed and stored as long as the purpose for which it was collected is required.
Therefore, applies:

  • Personal data collected for the purpose of fulfilling a contract between the provider and the user will be stored until the full performance of this contract.
  • Personal data collected in order to safeguard the legitimate interests of the provider will be retained for as long as necessary to fulfill these purposes. Users may obtain more detailed information about the vendor's legitimate interests in the relevant sections of this document or by contacting the vendor.

In addition, the provider is permitted to store personal data for a longer period if the user has consented to such processing, as long as the consent is not revoked. In addition, the provider may be required to retain personal data for a longer period if required to fulfill a legal obligation or as ordered by an authority.
After expiration of the retention period, personal data will be deleted. Therefore, the right to information, the right of cancellation, the right of rectification and the right to data portability can not be invoked after the expiration of the retention period.

Purposes of processing
Personal data about the user are collected so that the provider can provide the services. In addition, data is collected for the following purposes: managing contacts and sending messages, logging in and authenticating, handling payments, and managing support and contact requests.
Users may find more detailed information about these processing purposes and the personal data used for their purpose in the relevant sections of this document.

Detailed information on the processing of personal data
Personal data is collected for the following purposes using the following services:

Login and authentication
By logging on or authenticating, users authorize this site to identify them and grant them access to specific services.
Direct login (this website)
Users log in by completing the registration form and providing their personal information directly through this website.
Personal data collected: e-mail, username, user ID and password.

Payment via Paymentwall
If you initiate a payment process for premium currency or similar you need to enter more information. What data this is depends on the type of payment method you choose. Media2Art also allows you to use anonymous payment methods.
You have various services available for payment, which you can select. The cooperation with third parties continues to concern the payment processing via external service providers (Paypal, credit card companies, Klarna (Sofort), GiroPay, Mobiamo, Mint, etc.). These external service providers are required to treat your data in a lawful, confidential and secure manner and may use your data only to the extent necessary to perform its task.
You can freely decide which payment option you use and we refer in this regard to the privacy policy and instructions of the respective provider.
The payment provider is responsible for collecting personal data of the customer in order to make the payment. Subsequently, the payment service provider responds to Media2Art, who confirms the successful transaction.
We point out that we store the IP address of the customer for a confirmed payment transaction. Purpose is solely the fulfillment of our tax obligations. With the help of the IP address we can determine the place of performance of the VAT. The data is stored by us according to the tax retention periods.
Manage contacts and send messages
These types of services allow us to manage a database of e-mail contacts, phone numbers, or any other contact information to communicate with the user.
The services may also collect data on which date and time the user read the message, as well as when the user interacts with incoming messages, for example by clicking on links contained therein.
Management of support and contact requests
With this type of service, this site can manage support and contact requests that are sent by email or through other channels, such as a contact form.
The personal data processed depends on the information provided by the user in the messages and the communication methods used (eg e-mail address).
Further information about personal data

Online sales of goods and services
The personal data collected is used to provide users with services or to sell goods; this includes payments and possibly deliveries.
The personal data collected for payment may be credit card information, the bank account used for the transfer or other payment methods provided. The type of data this website collects depends on the payment system used.

  • Revoke the consent at any time. If the user has previously consented to the processing of personal data, he may revoke his consent at any time.
  • Objection to the processing of their data. The user has the right to object to the processing of his data if the processing is based on a different legal basis than the consent. More information is provided below.
  • Receive information regarding your data. The user has the right to know whether the data is processed by the provider, to receive information about individual aspects of the processing and to obtain a copy of the data.
  • Check and correct. The user has the right to check the accuracy of his data and to ask for their updating or rectification.
  • Require restriction on the processing of your data. Users have the right, under certain circumstances, to restrict the processing of their data. In this case, the provider will not process the data for any purpose other than storage.
  • Request deletion or other removal of personal data. Users have the right under certain circumstances to request the deletion of their data from the provider.
  • Receive your data and have it transferred to another person in charge. The user has the right to receive his data in a structured, common and machine-readable format and, if technically possible, to have it transmitted to another person without any hindrance. This provision is applicable if the data is processed automatically and the processing is based on the consent of the user, on a contract in which the user participates or on pre-contractual obligations.
  • Give a complaint. Users have the right to submit a complaint to the competent regulatory authority.


Details of the right of objection regarding the processing

If personal data are processed in the public interest, in the exercise of a sovereign authority delegated to the provider or in order to safeguard the legitimate interests of the provider, the user can object to this processing by indicating a justification based on his particular situation.
Users are informed that they can object to the processing of personal data for direct mail at any time without stating reasons. In order to know whether the provider processes personal data for direct mail purposes, users can refer to the relevant sections of this document.

How the rights can be exercised

All requests to exercise User Rights may be directed to the Provider through the contact details provided in this document. Applications can be made free of charge and will be processed by the provider as early as possible, at the latest within one month.

Cookie Policy

This website uses cookies. Cookies are made up of pieces of code that are installed in the browser and help the provider to provide the services that serve its stated purpose. Some of the purposes for which cookies are installed may also require the consent of the user.
If the installation of cookies is based on consent, it may be revoked at any time following the instructions in this document.

Technical cookies and cookies that serve aggregate statistical purposes

For the functionality of the service essential activities
This website uses cookies to store user sessions and to carry out other activities essential to the operation of this website, for example in connection with the distribution of traffic.

The storage of settings, optimization and statistics related activities
This website uses cookies to store browser settings and to optimize the user's browsing experience. These cookies include, for example, those used to find out the language and currency or those for the management of first-party statistics, which are operated directly by the site's provider.

How do I grant or revoke my consent to the installation of cookies?
In addition to what is described in this document, the user can manage settings for cookies directly in his own browser, thus preventing third-party providers from installing cookies. The browser settings also allow you to delete cookies that have been installed in the past, including those cookies that may have saved consent for the installation of cookies through this website. For example, the user can provide information about the administration of cookies in the most popular browsers at the following addresses: Google ChromeMozilla FirefoxApple Safari and Microsoft Internet Explorer.
In relation to cookies installed by third parties, users may manage their preferences and withdraw consent by clicking on the appropriate opt-out link (if any), using the means provided in the third party's privacy policy or contacting the third party.

Notwithstanding the above, the provider acknowledges that users may follow and benefit from the instructions of EDAA (EU), Network Advertising Initiative (US) and Digital Advertising Alliance (US), DAAC (Canada), DDAI (Japan) or similar services. Such services allow the user to set his tracking settings for almost all advertising tools. The provider therefore recommends that users use this tool in addition to the information provided in this document.

Google Analytics
We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google"). Google Analytics uses the advertising and analytics cookies described above to analyze our website for your usage behavior. The information generated by cookies on the use of this website is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, your IP address will be truncated before the usage statistics are evaluated so that no conclusions can be drawn about you. For this purpose, Google Analytics has been enhanced on our website with the code "anonymizeIp" to ensure an anonymous collection of IP addresses. Google will use the anonymised information obtained through the cookies to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity for website operators and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage. Google will also transfer this information to third parties if required by law or if third parties process this data on behalf of Google. You may also configure your browser to refuse cookies, or you may prevent Google from collecting and analyzing the data by downloading and installing a Google browser plug-in ( As an alternative to the browser add-on or within browsers on mobile devices, you can set an Opt-Out-Cookie to prevent Google Analytics from entering this website in the future (the opt-out works only in the browser and only for this domain). If you delete your cookies in this browser, you must click this link again. As protection measures we use the anonymization procedure offered by Google, whereby a subsequent evaluation of the data does not take place on the basis of you, but only on a statistical basis. In addition, Google's high security standards and associated privacy policy apply ( have also entered into a special privacy agreement with Google, which requires the protection of your data through technical and organizational protection measures. Since Google is based in the US and thus in a so-called third country, further guarantees are needed to ensure an adequate level of European data protection. Google has been certified under the so-called EU-US Privacy Shield and thus a corresponding level of data protection demonstrated ( The purpose of using Google Analytics is the anonymous analysis of your usage behavior on our websites. The insights gained help to improve our offer.
The legal basis is the so-called legitimate interest, which for the pursuit of the purpose and in the context of the aforementioned protective measures, and in accordance with the European data protection requirements from Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO was examined. In addition, a contract processing contract was concluded in accordance with the requirements of Art. 28 DSGVO.

Our website contains links to the external social network Facebook. This website is operated exclusively by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (Facebook).
The links are indicated in the framework of our Internet appearance by the Facebook Logo or the addition "like".
If these links are followed by a click, the Facebook plugins will be activated and your browser will connect directly to the Facebook servers. If you follow the links while visiting our website and are logged in to Facebook via your personal user account, the information that you have visited our website will be forwarded to Facebook. The visit of the website Facebook can assign to their account.
This information is transmitted to Facebook and stored there. To prevent this, you must log out of your Facebook account before clicking on the link. The functions assigned to the references of Facebook, in particular the transmission of information and user data, are not activated by visiting our website, but only by clicking on the corresponding links.
The purpose and scope of the data collection by Facebook as well as the further processing and use of your data as well as your related rights and settings options for the protection of your privacy, please refer to the privacy policy of Facebook (
If you have further questions regarding the collection, processing or use of your personal data as well as information, correction, blocking or deletion of data in this area, please contact us.

Facebook Connect
We offer you the opportunity to sign up for our services with Facebook Connect. You will be redirected to the Facebook page where you log in with your Facebook user data. The Facebook profile is then linked to our services. By linking - depending on your Facebook settings - the following data is transmitted to us or retrieved by us: public profile and e-mail address.
We use this data exclusively for identification and contract execution. For more information about Facebook Connect and privacy settings, please read the privacy policy and terms of use of Facebook Inc.

Use of webfonts
On these websites external fonts, Google fonts are used. Google Fonts is a service of Google Inc. ("Google"). The integration of these web fonts is done by a server call, usually a Google server in the USA. Which of our websites you have visited, will be transmitted to the server. Also, the IP address of the browser of the terminal of the visitor of this website is stored by Google. For more information, see the Google Privacy Policy, which you can access here:

Google ReCaptcha
We integrate the function to detect bots, e.g. when entering into online forms ("ReCaptcha") of the provider Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Privacy Policy:, Opt-Out:
Google AdWords and Google Conversion Tracking
Our website uses Google AdWords. Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States.
AdWords is an online advertising program. As part of the online advertising program, we work with conversion tracking. After clicking on an ad served by Google, a cookie will be set for conversion tracking. Cookies are small text files that your web browser stores on your device. Google AdWords cookies lose their validity after 30 days and are not used for personal identification of users. At the cookie, Google and we recognize that you clicked on an ad and were redirected to our site.
Each Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. The cookies are not traceable through AdWords client websites. Conversion cookies are used to generate conversion statistics for AdWords advertisers who use conversion tracking. Adwords customers learn how many people clicked on their ad and were redirected to conversion tracking tag pages. However, AdWords advertisers are not provided with information that allows them to personally identify themselves. If you do not want to participate in the tracking, you can object to a use. Here is the conversion cookie in the user settings of the browser to disable. So there is no inclusion in the conversion tracking statistics.
The storage of "conversion cookies" is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. We as website operators have a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior in order to optimize our website and advertising.
For details about Google AdWords and Google Conversion Tracking, see the Google Privacy Policy:
With a modern web browser, you can monitor, restrict or prevent the setting of cookies. The deactivation of cookies may result in limited functionality of our website.

Privacy Policy for the use of for jQuery and jQueryUI
This website uses Ajax and jQuery or jQueryUI technologies, which optimizes loading speeds. In this regard, program libraries are accessed by Google servers. It uses Google's Content Delivery Network (CDN). If you previously used jQuery on another page of the Google CDN, your browser will resort to the cached copy. If this is not true, it will require downloading, with data from your browser sent to Google! Inc. ("Google"). Your data will be transferred to the USA. For details, see: as well as under the privacy policy of

Privacy Policy for the use of for jQuery Migrate
This uses jQuery Migrate for the stability of the jQuery technologies. In this regard, program libraries are called from jQuery servers. It uses Google's Content Delivery Network (CDN). If you previously used jQuery Migrate on another page of the jQuery CDN, your browser will use the cached copy. If this is not true, it will require a download, with data from your browser going to the jQuery Foundation (""). Your data will be transferred to the USA. For details, see: as well as under the Code of Conduct of the jQuery Foundation.

Further information about the collection and processing of data

Legal measures
The user's personal data may be processed by the provider for law enforcement purposes within or in preparation for legal proceedings resulting from improper use of this website or its services.
The user declares to be aware that the provider may be required by the authorities to disclose personal data.

Further information about the personal data of the user

In addition to the information contained in this privacy policy, this site may provide the user with additional contextual information upon request relating to specific services or the collection and processing of personal data.

System logs and maintenance
This website and the third-party services may collect, for operational and maintenance purposes, files that record the interaction taking place through this website (system logs), or use other personal information (such as IP address) for this purpose.

Information not contained in this privacy policy

Further information about the collection or processing of personal data can be requested at any time from the provider via the listed contact details.

The rights of users

How "Do Not Track" requests are handled
This website does not support non-tracking requests ("Do Not Track") through web browsers.
The information on whether integrated third party services support the non-tracking protocol can be found in the privacy policy of the respective service.

Changes to this privacy policy
The provider reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by placing its users on this site and, where applicable, through this website and / or, as far as technically and legally possible, by sending a notice to users via any of the supplier's facilities informed contact information accordingly. Users are therefore encouraged to visit this page regularly, checking the last modified date at the bottom of the page. If a user refuses to change their privacy policy, they may no longer use this website and may ask the provider to remove their personal data. Unless otherwise stated, the current privacy policy applies to all personal data that the provider has stored about a user.

Definitions and legal notices

Personal data (or data)

Any information that directly or in conjunction with other information determines or may be the identity of a natural person.

Usage data

Information that this website (or third-party services using this website) automatically collects, for example: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers of users who use this website, the Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) addresses, the time of the request, the method used to send the request to the server, the size of the response file received, the numeric code indicating the status of the server response (successful result, errors, etc.), the country of origin, the functions of the browser and operating system used by the user, the various times per call (e.g. How much time was spent on each page of the application) and information about the path followed within an application, in particular the order of pages visited, as well as other information about the operating system of the device and / or the user's IT environment.


The person using this site who, unless otherwise specified, agrees with the person concerned.


The natural person to whom the personal data relates.

Processor (or data processor)

Natural or legal person, agency, institution or other body that processes personal data on behalf of the controller, as described in this privacy policy.

Responsible (or provider, partly owner)
The natural or legal person, public authority or body that, alone or in concert with others, decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data and the means used, including the security measures relating to the operation and use of this website. Unless otherwise stated, the controller is the natural or legal person through whom this website is offered.

This website (or this application)
The hardware or software tool used to collect and process the personal data of the user.


The service offered through this website as described in the applicable terms of use (if any) and on this page / application.

European Union (or EU)

Unless otherwise indicated, all references in this document refer to the European Union, to all current Member States of the European Union and the European Economic Area (EEA).

Legal notice
This Privacy Policy has been drafted on the basis of provisions of various legislations, including Article 13/14 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation).

This Privacy Policy applies solely to this site, unless otherwise stated in this document.
Last update: May 8, 2018

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