Privacy Policy

Responsible authority in terms of data protection laws:

Michael Philipp Bader Photography
Heinrichstrasse 29
22769 Hamburg
T. +49(0)40 607 328 91 
M.+49(0)176 231 197 61

VAT Id number according to Sec. 27 a German Value Added Tax Act:
de 62243790511

E-Mail: info(at)michael-bader.com
Web: www.michael-philipp-bader.com

Data collection when visiting this website
When you visit this website, we collect the data automatically transmitted by your browser (logfiles) to our web server, including the IP address, the URLs of the websites from which you came to our websites, the browser used, the browser language, the operating system used and the interface, the device used to access the services, the date and time of access, the pages accessed and the time you spend on our websites. The legal basis for the processing of this data is our legitimate interest in accordance with Art. 6 (1f) GDPR, which follows from the purposes listed below. We use this information to: facilitate access to the website; continuously improve the website and services and further adapt them to the needs of our users; perform internal quality controls; detect, correct and prevent errors, malfunctions and possible misuse. The data is stored for a period of half a year and then automatically deleted.

SSL encryption
To protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption techniques (such as SSL) over HTTPS.

Cookies, web beacons and similar processes
Like almost all service providers, we use cookies, web beacons or similar processes when you visit our websites or use our services. Cookies are small text files that are stored by your browser on your computer or mobile device. They enable the recognition of your computer or device, if necessary, across different websites. The cookies do not contain any personal information. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the end of the browser session, i.e. after closing your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your device and allow us or our affiliates to recognize your browser on your next visit (persistent cookies). You can prevent the use of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly. However, it is possible that certain areas of the sites or offers may not work as intended. Web beacons are small graphics files ("pixels"), integrated into our website. They can be used to record user behaviour. Similar procedures include Flash cookies, HTML5 cookies or other local (browser or device) storage methods in which ‒ similar to cookies ‒ data can be stored in your browser or on your device in order to recognize your browser or device on the next visit. The use of cookies and similar methods enables us to collect information about users in order to make the use of the websites easier, more comfortable and to enable certain offers. We use cookies for the following purposes: login/customer areas.
We also use cookies for web analytics, retargeting and conversion tracking services (see below).

Purpose of data processing
This website uses and stores personal data in the context of the services offered for the following purposes only if the visitors or the customers have explicitly given their consent:
- when requesting holidays (in particular first name, last name, postal address, telephone number, e-mail address)
- when contacting us

The personal information is used only within the company and only passed on to companies that are involved in the performance of the concluded contracts or otherwise in the provision of services.

Use of Google Analytics 
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC (in the following: Google). Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4. The legal basis is our legitimate interest in the analysis and evaluation of the use of our website as per Art. 6 (1f) GDPR.

Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies"; these are text files that are stored on your computer and that enable the analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, since IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

You can prevent the storage of cookies via your browser settings; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use this website to the fullest extent possible. In addition, you may prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing this browser plug-in: The current link is http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

In addition or as an alternative to the browser add-on, you can prevent tracking by Google Analytics on our pages by clicking this link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

An opt-out cookie will be installed on your device. This will prevent data collection by Google Analytics on this website and for this browser in the future, as long as the cookie remains installed in your browser.

Google automatically deletes personal information associated with cookies, user ID or promotional ID (e.g. DoubleClick cookies, Android Advertising ID, Apple's promotional ID) after 14 months.

Google also processes your personal information in the US and is subject to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

Data recipients
We may use external service providers, especially technical and commercial service providers. These include, in particular, hosting providers, statistics and analysis services, service providers for managing service desk and support data, service providers for the provision of CRM systems, newsletter delivery, voucher ordering, spam and abuse prevention, and IT maintenance and service development service providers. The service providers work exclusively on our behalf and may not process personal data for their own purposes. As part of a booking, we send data to Payment services providers, Financial authorities and Cities/municipalities. The data processing may also effect a transfer of information to data recipients outside the European Union. The data transfer takes place in this respect according to the principles of the so-called Privacy Shield (https://www.privacyshield.gov/welcome) or on the basis of so-called standard contractual clauses of the European Commission (http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/international-transfers/transfer/index_en.htm).

Your rights 
In addition to the right of revocation of your consent granted to us, you have the right of access to information according to Art. 15 GDPR, the right to rectification according to Art. 16 GDPR, the right to erasure according to Art. 17 GDPR, the right to restriction of processing according to Art. 18 GDPR, the right to object according to Art. 21 GDPR and the right to data portability according to Art. 20 GDPR.

You have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to processing of personal data concerning you which is based on Art. 6 (1f) GDPR (Art. 21 (1) GDPR).
Where we process your personal data based on Art. 6 (1f) GDPR for direct marketing purposes, you have the right to object at any time to such processing without giving a reason (Art. 21 (2) GDPR).

In addition, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority according to Art. 77 GDPR.

Questions about privacy
If you have questions about privacy, please contact us by email:
info@michael-bader.com