Geheimtipp Media GmbH

Fettstraße 5A

20357 Hamburg


Data Protection



This data protection is valid for handling data by those responsible for the data-handling, stated here: 

Geheimtipp GmbH, Fettstr. 5a, 20357 Hamburg, Germany


Responsible or the entity’s representative Patrick Kosmala and Jan Traupe (to be contacted via the details stated above) 


The subject of data protection is "personal data". This is all information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (so-called data subject). This includes information such as name, postal address, e-mail address or telephone number, but also information such as IP addresses.

Specific information on the personal data processed by us in each case can be found below under the data processing activities listed in detail.


  1. When visiting the website

When you access our website, the browser used on your end device automatically sends information to the server of our website. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file. The following information is recorded and stored automatically. The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required for the purposes mentioned below:

  • IP address of the requesting computer,

  • Date and time of access,

  • Name and URL of the retrieved file,

  • Website from which the access takes place (referrer URL),

  • Website that is accessed via our website,

  • the browser used and, if applicable, the operating system of your computer and the name of your access provider.

We process the data mentioned above for the following purposes:

  • Ensure a smooth connection of the website,

  • Guarantee a comfortable use of our website,

  • Evaluation of system security and stability and

  • for other administrative purposes.

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

  1. When using our contact form and e-mail contact

For questions of any kind, we offer you the opportunity to contact us via the e-mail address provided on the website. In this case, the personal data transmitted with the e-mail will be stored by us.

The legal basis for data processing for the purpose of contacting you is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 letter f GDPR. If the purpose of the contact is to conclude a contract, the additional legal basis for processing is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b GDPR.

The personal data collected by us will be deleted after the completion of your request.


We only pass on your personal data to third parties (recipients) if we are entitled to do so under the data protection regulations. In the following, we inform you about the cases in which this may be the case. We may pass on your personal data to third parties (recipients) if

  • you have given us your consent for one or more specific purposes (Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a GDPR);

  • the processing is necessary for the performance of a contract with you, or for the implementation of pre-contractual measures taken in response to your request (Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b GDPR)

  • the processing is necessary to fulfil a legal obligation to which we are subject (Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. c GDPR);

  • the processing is necessary to protect our legitimate interests or those of a third party, unless your interests or fundamental rights and those which require the protection of your personal data outweigh the protection of your personal data (Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR)

We also work with service providers, so-called contract processors, to whom we transfer your personal data and who process your data on our behalf and according to our instructions within the scope of Art. 28 GDPR. These service providers have been carefully selected and commissioned by us, are bound by our instructions and are regularly checked. Currently, we only use the following service provider:

Webflow, Inc. 398 11th St, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, California 94103, US


We do not use cookies on our website.


You have the right:

  • to demand information in accordance with Article 15 GDPR regarding the processing of your personal data by us. In particular, you may request information on the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data, the categories of recipient to whom your data have been or are disclosed, the envisaged storage period, the existence of the right to rectification, erasure, restriction of processing or objection, the right to lodge a complaint, the source of your data to the extent that these were not collected at our site, and the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling and any meaningful information on its details;

  • in accordance with Article 16 GDPR, obtain the rectification of any inaccurate personal data stored by us or completion of such data without undue delay;

  • in accordance with Article 17 GDPR, obtain the erasure of your personal data stored by us, to the extent that processing is not required for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information, for compliance with a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims;

  • in accordance with Article 18 GDPR, obtain the restriction of processing of your personal data, to the extent that the accuracy of the data is contested by you, processing is unlawful, but you oppose erasure and we no longer need the personal data, but you still require them for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims or you have objected to processing pursuant to Article 21 GDPR;

  • in accordance with Article 20 GDPR, demand to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or to demand transmission to another controller;

  • in accordance with Article 7(3) GDPR, to withdraw your consent once given to us towards us at any time. This has the consequence that we may no longer continue the data processing activities that were based on this consent in future and

  • in accordance with Article 77 GDPR, lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. Usually, you may contact the supervisory authority at your habitual residence or place of work or our registered office for this.


If your personal data are processed on the basis of legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 letter f GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR if there are reasons for doing so arising from your particular situation or if the objection is directed against direct marketing. In the latter case, you have a general right of objection, which will be implemented by us without indicating any special situation.

If you wish to exercise your right of revocation or objection, it is sufficient to send an e-mail to the e-mail address given above under point 1.


We use the common SSL (Secure Socket Layer) procedure within the website visit in connection with the highest encryption level supported by your browser. Usually this is a 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 website of our Internet presence is being transmitted in encrypted form by the closed display 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 unauthorized access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.


This privacy policy is currently valid and has the status of October 2020.

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