Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is:

The website is maintained by Aftab Nasir and Julia Schöneberg. This is a not-for profit project we do in our spare time.

We may collect and process the following data about you:

When you subscribe to our mailing list, we ask you for your email address, which we will use to contact you via our mailing list. To send out our mailings we use mailchimp. Your data will be saved for a maximum period of twenty years; after that your data will be permanently deleted . We lawfully process this information on the basis of consent and performance of contract; meaning you have given us permission to process this data and you have requested a service which we deliver to you.

When you visit our website, our analytics system (Google Analytics) may collect information about your device, operating system, browser type, language and location. The first time you visit our website you will be asked to accept or refuse cookies. Cookies allow our analytics system to identify your computer as you view different pages on our website. They also allow our system to see how many people use the website and what pages they visit. This is statistical data about our website visitors’ browsing actions and patterns when using our site, and does not identify any individual. It helps us identify who our audience is broadly and deliver a better and more personalised service. Our system can see your IP-address to be able to collect information, but masks your address for us. That means that we cannot see or retrieve your IP-address. We lawfully process this information on the basis of consent (by accepting cookies).

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

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

Will you share my information with other parties?

In principle not. We do not share your personal information unless we have your explicit permission or disclosure is required by law.

Can you check if we hold any information on you?

Yes, you can. If you want to know whether we hold any information on you, please email us.

Can you get a copy of the information we hold on you?

Yes, you can. You can request access to the information we hold on you by emailing us. We will then submit a full copy of your details to the email address you provide to us within 30 days after your request. You may also ask us to send a copy of those details to another party. In both cases, no fees will be charged to you.

Can we change or update your information?

Yes, of course. If any information we hold on you is incomplete or incorrect, please inform us by contacting us.

Can we remove your data from our systems?

Yes, you have the right to be removed from our data systems – unless we are required by law to keep some of your data.  If you want to be removed from our systems, please contact us.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

What about links to and from our site?

On our website ( you may find links to other websites, or you may have been referred to our website via another website. Please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. We recommend you to check the privacy policies of these website before you submit any personal data on those websites.