The website under this URL is solely private and non-commercial. Publisher and responsible under press law for the content according to § 55 RfStV, § 5 TMG and General Data Protection Regulation GDPR

Guenter Arlt
6475 N Nokomis Ave, Edgebrook
Cook County, Chicago – Northwest Side
Chicago IL 60646-2915
United States of America

E-Mail: info (at) arlt (dot) us
Telefone: +1 (773) 757 6442

What personal data we collect and why we collect it
This is a nonprofit and mostly non-commercial internet presence. We stand for respect and human interaction in social media. We loathe hate comments, fake news posts no matter from which political side and we will pursue this legally if necessary. According to the 1st TMG, we are solely responsible for our own content for this presence. We are not obliged or responsible to monitor transmitted / stored external information / links. If this presence transmits data (e.g. cookies) or electronic information or stores such on other computers, the Internet domain operator is responsible for this.

When visitors post comments on the website, we collect the data shown in the comment form, the visitor’s IP address and the user agent string (this identifies the browser) to help detect spam .

An anonymized character string (also called a hash) can be created from your e-mail address and transferred to the Gravatar service to check whether you are using it. You can find the data protection declaration of the Gravatar service here: After your comment has been approved, your profile picture will be publicly visible in the context of the comment.

If you are a registered user and upload photos to this website, you should avoid uploading photos with an EXIF ​​GPS location. Visitors to this website could download photos stored on this website and extract their location information.

Contact form
You can send us messages to our email address!

E-Mail: info (at) arlt (dot) us

If you write a comment on our website, this can be a consent to save your name, email address and website in cookies. This is a convenient function so that if you post another comment, you do not have to re-enter all this data. These cookies are stored for at least one year, depending on the legal regulations.

If you have an account and you log in to this website, we will set a temporary cookie to determine whether your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will set up some cookies to store your login information and viewing options. Registration cookies expire after two days and cookies for the display options after at least one year. If you select “Stay signed in” when registering, your registration will be maintained for at least two weeks. When you finally log out of your account, the registration cookies are deleted.

When you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie is saved in your browser. This cookie does not contain any personal data and only refers to the post ID of the article you have just edited. The cookie expires after at least one day.

Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this website may contain embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves exactly as if the visitor had visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking services, and record your interaction with this embedded content, including your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to this website.

Data protection declaration for social media such as Facebook and Instagram plugin usage
Plugins from the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, are integrated on our website. You can recognize the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the “Like” button on our website. An overview of the Facebook plugins can be found here:

When you visit our website, the plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click the Facebook “Like” button while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our pages to your Facebook profile. This enables Facebook to assign your visit to our website to your user account. We would like to point out that, as the provider of the pages, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or its use by Facebook. For more information, see Facebook’s privacy policy at

If you do not want Facebook to be able to assign your visit to our website to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.

Data protection declaration for chat and video conference users on ZOOM, Skype and similar
This declaration applies to personal data that we process as the body responsible for data processing, i.e. as the party that determines which data is collected for what reason. You provide some of this data to us directly, while others are obtained by collecting data about your interactions, usage and experience with the services. The data we collect depends on the context of your interactions with Zoom and the decisions you make, including which products and features you use. We also receive data about you from third parties.
Use Zoom services through a Zoom account holder, such as: B. your employer or a school, the processing of your personal data will be determined and managed by this account holder in accordance with its data protection guidelines. If you have any questions about how and why your personal data is collected, what legal basis there is for processing or make inquiries regarding your personal data, please read this data protection declaration of the account holder and address your request to the account holder or his administrator.

You can find further information on your data protection rights for video conferences under this link

If you are located in the European Economic Area, you may have the right to exercise certain data protection rights that you are entitled to under applicable law. We will process your request in accordance with the applicable data protection laws. We may need to retain certain information for record keeping or to complete transactions that you started prior to the deletion request.

  • The right not to grant or withdraw consent. We may need your consent to process certain personal data. Where this is the case, you have the right not to give your consent or to withdraw it at any time. This has no impact on the lawfulness of processing based on consent prior to its withdrawal.
  • Right of access and / or portability. You may have the right to access the personal data we have stored about you and, under certain circumstances, to have this data made available to you so that you can make this data available to another provider or “port” it.
  • The right to cancellation. Under certain circumstances you may have the right to have the personal data we hold about you deleted (e.g. when it is no longer necessary for the purposes for which it was originally collected).
  • The right to object to processing. You may have the right to prohibit Zoom from processing your personal information and / or sending marketing communications.
  • The right to rectification. You may have the right to ask us to correct inaccurate or incomplete personal data.
  • The right to restrict processing. You may have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances (e.g. if you believe that the personal data that we hold about you is incorrect or illegal).
  • The right to lodge a complaint with your local data protection authority. If you are located in the EEA, you have the right to complain to a data protection authority about our collection and use of your personal data.

How to exercise your video conferencing rights
To exercise any of the aforementioned rights, send an email to privacy (at) zoom (dot) us. You can also send a request to the following address:
Zoom Video Communications, Inc.
At your fingertips: Data Privacy Officer
55 Almaden Blvd, Suite 600
San Jose, CA 95113, USA

Analytical services
This presence uses Google Analytics. We use ‘cookies’ that are stored on your computer. They are used to analyze your use of this website. You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software. To do this, download the available browser add-on using the link and install it. General information on Google Analytics and data protection can be found at

How long we keep your data
If you write a comment, it is saved indefinitely, including metadata. In this way, we can automatically recognize and release follow-up comments instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users who register on our website, we also save the personal information that they provide in their user profiles. All users can view, change or delete their personal information at any time (the user name cannot be changed). Website administrators can also view and change this information.

What rights you have to your data
If you have an account on this website or have written comments, you can request an export of your personal data from us, including all data that you have given us. In addition, you can request the deletion of all personal data that we have stored about you. This does not include the data that we have to keep due to administrative, legal or security-related needs.

Where we send your data to
Visitor comments could be checked by an automated spam detection service.

What measures we offer in the event of data protection violations
We are not willing or obliged to participate in dispute resolution proceedings before a consumer arbitration board.

Dispute resolution may be available on the platform for online dispute resolution:
E-Mail: mail (at) online-schlichter (dot) de
to apply.

Warning notice to mitigate legal fees
Warning letters are obliged to reduce the damage – inform us if corrections seem to be necessary. Legal assistance to proceed the requested changes are unnecessary.

Sending unsolicited advertising and information materials
We hereby expressly object to the use of the contact data published within the framework of the imprint obligation by third parties for sending unsolicited advertising and information materials. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of unsolicited promotional information, including spam e-mails. We expressly point out that the fact of unauthorized telephone advertising and other misuse of numbers is generally reported; and is also reported to the Federal Network Agency.

The content created by the website operator is subject exclusively to the copyright law of the United States of America.

Written: Edgebrook Chicago IL USA, on 18.08.2013 – last update 03.11.2020

Gunter Arlt