Privacy Policy

Responsible body in terms of data protection laws is:

norm-4 GmbH
Luxemburger Strasse 72
50674 Cologne

Tel. +49 221 / 949984-0
Fax. +49 221 / 949984-11

Collecting general information

When accessing our website information of a general nature will be recorded automatically . This records contain information (Server log files) about the type of your web browser, the used operating system, the domain name of your Internet service Providers and similar informations. This kind of information that does not allow any conclusions about your person. This information is technically necessary to let the contents of web pages requested by you be delivered correctly and are always necessary when using the internet. Anonymous information of this kind will be evaluated by us statistically to optimize our internet appearance and the technology behind it.


Like many other websites, we also use so-called "Cookies". Cookies are small text files created by a Web page server and are stored to your hard drive. Hereby we automatically receive certain data such as Eg IP address, used browser, operating system of your computer and your connection to the internet.

Cookies can not be used to start programs or viruses to a computer. On the basis of cookies we can facilitate navigation for you and enable the correct display of our web pages.

In no case will the data collected by us be transferred to third parties, or used to link your personal data without your consent.

Of course you can also consider to use our website without cookies. Internet browsers are regularly tuned that they accept cookies. You are free to disablecookies at any time via the settings of your browser. You're welcome to use the help features of your internet browser to kearn how to change these settings. Please note that individual features of our website may not work correctly if you have disabled the use of cookies.

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Registration on our website

When registering we collect some personal information, such as name, Address, contact and communication data such as telephone number and E-mail address for the use of our personalized services. If you are registered, you can access content and services that we offer only to registered users. Registered users also have the option, if necessary, at any time to change or delete data entered at registration. Of course, we also provide you with information at any time about the personal data we hold about you. With pleasure we correct or delete these at your request, as far as none contrary to statutory storage requirements. To contact us in this context, please use the specified contact at the end of this Privacy policy information.

Provision of paid services

To provide paid services, additional data are asked for, such as payment details.

SSL encryption

To protect the security of your data during transmission, we use the current state of the art Encryption method (eg SSL) over HTTPS.


When registering to subscribe to our newsletter, the of Data provided to you exclusively for this purpose. Subscribers can also be notified of circumstances by email are relevant to the service or the registry (for example Changes to the newsletter offer or technical conditions).

For an effective registration we need a valid E-mail address. To verify that an application is actually through the owner of an e-mail address, we set that "Double-opt-in" procedure. For this we log the order of the newsletter, sending a confirmation email and the receipt of the Hereby requested answer. Further data is not collected. The Data are used exclusively for the newsletter dispatch and not disclosed to third parties.

The consent to the storage of your personal information and You can use them for newsletter delivery at any time withdraw. In each newsletter there is a corresponding Link. In addition, you can always directly on this Log out of the website or send us your request via the end to inform us about this contact information.

Contact form

If you contact us by e-mail or contact form, the information you provide will be stored for the purpose of processing the request and for possible follow-up questions.

Deletion or blocking of the data

We adhere to the principles of data avoidance and Data minimization. We only store your personal data as long as this is to achieve the purposes mentioned here required or as required by law provide for a variety of storage periods. After discontinuation of the respective Purpose or expiration of these deadlines will be the corresponding data routinely and in accordance with the law or deleted.

Using Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service the Google Inc. (following: Google). Google Analytics uses so-called "Cookies", which are text files stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this Website are usually sent to a Google server in the US transferred and stored there. Due to the activation of the IP anonymization on these websites, will be your IP address from Google but within Member States of the European Union or in other Contracting States to the Agreement on the European Union Economic area previously cut. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address to a Google server in the US and transferred there shortened. On behalf of the operator of this website Google will do this Use information to evaluate your use of the website To compile reports on website activity and more associated with website usage and internet usage Provide services to the website operator. The im Google Analytics provided by your browser IP address will not be merged with other data from Google.

You can save the cookies by an appropriate Prevent setting of your browser software; however, we will point you It may be that in this case you may not all Functions of this website will be fully usable. you In addition, the capture of the cookie generated by and data related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to prevent Google, as well as the processing of this data by Google, by using the browser plugin available at the following link download and install: browser add-on to disable Google Analytics .

In addition or as an alternative to the browser add-on, you can use the Stop Google Analytics tracking on our pages by: You click this link . An opt-out cookie will open Your device installed. This will be the collection by Google Analytics for this website and for this browser in the future prevents as long as the cookie remains installed in your browser.

We remind you that on this website Google Analytics added the code "ga ('set', 'anonymizeIp', true);" was anonymized collection of IP addresses (so-called. IP masking).

Using Script Libraries (Google Webfonts)

To make our content cross-browser accurate and graphically appealing On this website we use script libraries and Font libraries such. Google webfonts ( ). Google webfonts are cached to prevent multiple reloads Your browser. If the browser does not use the Google web fonts supports or denies access to content in one Standard font displayed.

The call to script libraries or font libraries triggers automatically connect to the operator of the library. It is it theoretically possible - currently, however, also unclear whether and possibly too for what purposes - that operator of relevant libraries data rise.

You can find the privacy policy of the library operator Google here:

Using Google Maps

This website optionally uses the Google Maps API to geographic Visualize information. When using Google Maps Google also collects information about the use of the card features collected, processed and used by visitors. further information You can the Google Privacy Policy . There you can in Privacy Center also your personal privacy settings change.

Detailed instructions for managing your own data in the Google Product Relationship can be found here .

Change cookies/tools-settings.

Social Logins

We use Facebook's, Google's or Flickr's Social Login on our site to give users the opportunity to sign up without manual data entry to quickly register or log in.

A login request will only be activated by clicking on the respective button and sent to the respective social network.

If the user agrees to the further process, we will save maximum following information from the respective network, if these delivered: a unique ID (number), name, email, gender, Age, place of residence, language.
The information received will be displayed to the user with editing capability in the profile. As unique key only the ID of the network is permanent in the profile saved. An existing account identified via the e-mail address will be coupled.

All data (including the IDs of the networks) will be deleted when you remove your account at STRKNG.

The respective network probably sets additional cookies through your active registration in order to track your behavior.

Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP)

We also deliver our articles as Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP).

It is therefore possible that, for example, after a Google search with your smartphone you read our articles on the Internet and they are not on our servers at all. Instead, the pages may be delivered directly from the cache of third-party providers such as Google.

You will notice this because the URL from which you called up this page does not contain our domain name (i.e. our Internet addresses), but e.g. the domain name of Google. Google will not change the source code of our site. We have also chosen not to enable Google Analytics in the AMP version of our site.

However, we would like to point out one thing: If the AMP version of the page is cached by Google or other third-party providers and is accessed from there, we have no influence on the data processing and handling of your IP address. We make sure that we do not collect any personal data via our AMP pages and have therefore deactivated all contact forms in the AMP version.

Your rights of access, rectification, suspension, deletion and opposition

You have the right, at any time to receive personal information about your stored data. Likewise you have the right to correction, blocking or, apart from the prescribed data storage for business transactions, deletion of your personal data. Please contact us.

For a data lock to be taken into account at all times, this data must be held in a lock file for control purposes. You can also request the deletion of the data, as far as none statutory filing obligation exists. As far as such obligation, we will lock your data on request.

You can change or revoke a consent through make a corresponding message to us with an effect for the future.

Change to our privacy policy

We reserve the right to change this privacy policy from time to time to adapt so that they always meet the current legal requirements corresponds or to changes in our services in the Implement privacy policy, eg. B. in the introduction of new Services. For your next visit then the new applies Privacy Policy.

Ask the Privacy Officer

If you have questions about privacy, please contact us.

The privacy statement was partially made with the Privacy Explanation generator by activeMind AG and translated by Google.