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Contact | Legal | Privacy


This website is operated and the below data processing takes place by:

Dr. Thomas Boddien
Kurfürstendamm 59 | 10707 Berlin, Germany

Privacy Information

During your visit to our website, the webserver, which is operated by Strao AG, Pascalstrasse 10, 10587 Berlin, collects and processes information which you send to through technically automated means based on a controller-processor agreement:

  • The IP address of your computer or other end device (e. g. tablet or smartphone) and the request(s) sent by your browser

  • the volume of data transmitted,

  • the type and version of browser used,

  • the operating system used.  


The IP address and information on the request(s) from your internet browser are necessary, for technical reasons, for you to visit and use the website; without this data being processed, webpages cannot be accessed and cannot be displayed. The processing of the IP address is anonymized by way of shortening or deleted once it is no longer required for technical reasons for you to access/use the website.

Information on the volume of data transmitted, the type and version of browser used, the screen resolution and the operating system used is collected and processed in order to optimise how content is displayed, determine the system capacity and make future modifications and improvements to the website, on the basis of statistical analyses (where applicable).

The legal basis for this processing of data is Art. 6 (1), first sentence, (f) GDPR. The legitimate interest in processing the relevant data is that it makes accessing the website technically possible, optimizes how the content is displayed for the user and enables the continued improvement/optimization of the internet service in the future.


This website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files which are stored locally, during each visit to our website, on the user’s end device (e.g. PC, smartphone, tablet). They can contain a range of information about the end device used as well as about usage behavior and are sent back to the cookie-setting web server with the aim of recognizing a returning user and their settings.

You can prevent cookies being stored by adjusting your browser settings accordingly. Moreover, you can delete stored cookies using your browser. Preventing or deleting cookies may, in some circumstances, render the use of certain functions of the website impossible or inconvenient. You can also, however, set suitable preferences regarding the various cookies directly via our website (on this point, see the remarks below).

Categories of cookies and legal basis:
The cookies used on this website can originate either this site or from third party service providers whose tools we have been integrated into this website and serve various different purposes. These can be categorized as follows:

Essential cookies: These are cookies which are essential for proper access, smooth use and proper display of the content of this website.

External Media Cookies: These cookies are used to implement content (video, audio etc.) hosted by third-parties.
Statistics cookies: These cookies collect information on how this website is used. They help me to statistically evaluate the use, in particular for the purpose of future improvement and optimization of the website and of our services.
Marketing cookies (not used in this website): These cookies originate from third-party advertisers or publishers to display personalized ads. They do this by tracking visitors across websites.
More detailed information on cookies of third party suppliers can also be found in below. The cookie tool also contains information.

The use of essential cookies is also based on a legitimate interest as per Art. 6 (1) first sentence (f) of the GDPR. The legitimate interest in processing the data is that it enables the functions of our website to be properly displayed and used. Where the data processing is based on Art. 6(1) first sentence (f) of the GDPR is concerned, you have a right to object, notwithstanding other rights. On this point, see below (“Rights of the Data Subject”).

The use of all other categories of cookies is based on your consent as per Art. 6 (1) first sentence (a) of the GDPR by way of the cookie consent tool (see next section).

When you first visit this website using a browser and after deletion of cookies in the browser, a banner is displayed containing information on the individual cookies and enabling the user to set their preferences in respect of the use of cookies. Within this tool, you can consent to the use of cookies (others than the essential cookies), either entire categories or individual cookies within the categories, by ticking the relevant fields. The same does not apply in respect of essential cookies, the use of which is not based on your consent but based on a legitimate interest (see above); as far as the essential cookies are concerned, you have a right to object (on this point, see “Rights of the Data Subject” below).

The granting of consent is voluntary and can be withdrawn at any time by changing the set-tings accordingly with effect for the future. To this end, you can change the cookie settings at any time using a link in the footer which can be found on every page of our website, and withdraw your consent by deactivating the respective cookie. Withdrawing consent has no influence on the legitimacy of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent prior to the withdrawal.


By default, this websites blocks media hosted on third-party platforms (such as YouTube videos) if you have not generalls accepted the External Media Cookies. You can still view/listen to the media without generally constenting into the use of the External Medial Cookies by expressly clicking on the play button, with which you agree to the data processing taking place in accordance with the privacy policies of the providers.

Here are the links to the Privacy Policies and Information:



a) You have the right to request confirmation on whether personal data concerning you is processed. If this is the case, you have a statutory right of access to information regarding this personal data (Art. 15 GDPR in conjunction with Sec. 34 German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG)). A right of access does not exist, however, in the derogations stipulated in Sec. 27 (2), Sec. 28 (2), Sec. 29 (1) second sentence and Sec. 34 (1) BDSG. In particular, there is no right of access to information to the extent that the granting of access would lead to a disclosure of information which must be kept secret due to a legal provision or due to its inherent nature, in particular due to an overriding legitimate interest of a third party (Sec. 29 (1) second sentence BDSG).

b) You also have the right to request that inaccurate personal data be rectified and where applicable – taking into account the purposes of the processing – incomplete personal data be completed, including by means of a supplementary statement (Art. 16 GDPR). Moreover, in the cases laid out in Art. 17 (1) (a) to (f) GDPR, you have a right to request that personal data be deleted, provided no exception as per Art. 17 (3) GDPR applies, as well as that the processing be restricted in the cases laid out in Art. 18 (1) GDPR. There is also a right to have data portability ensured in the cases laid out in Art. 20 (1) GDPR.

c) You have the right to appeal to the competent supervisory authority, if you are of the opinion that the processing of your personal data violates the GDPR.

d) The right to object to processing on the basis of legitimate interests: To the extent the processing of data is based on Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR (“legitimate interests”), you have the right, under Art. 21 GDPR, to object at any time, for reasons related to your particular situation, to the processing of personal data concerning you.

Further information:

a) An automated decision-making does not take place.

b) There is no legal or contractual obligation to provide me with personal data.

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