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April 25, 2019

Roblox: Parents should help with profiling

The child-friendly game platform “Roblox” has been officially available in German since this month - with translated top games and appropriate support. That's why I recently introduced you to Roblox for the iPad. With a selection of a total of [...]
25. September 2018

Free GDPR data protection and imprint generator - also free for commercial use

If you are looking for a generator for the imprint or the GDPR data protection page, you will find several offers on the Internet. Some are free for private individuals and small businesses, but cost a usage fee (sometimes EUR 99) for [...]
8th of June 2018

Embetty: heise tool for data protection-compliant integration of social media

“Heise online” has an open source project called Embetty that aims to help webmasters to integrate third-party content from social media sites in a data-protecting manner. Because posts, videos, tweets as well as like and share buttons provide data from [...] even without direct interaction.
4th of June 2018

The first GDPR warnings are making the rounds

The General Data Protection Regulation of the European Union, or GDPR for short, is intended to offer Internet users in the EU more rights to their data and more transparency when dealing with them. Of course, this brings with it individual website and web service operators as well as companies [...]
April 13, 2018

Without a plugin: Include a cookie notice on your own website

On May 25, 2018, the EU GDPR will come into force and operators of websites, blogs, online shops and the like in the European Union will be encouraged to pay more attention to data protection. A [...]
26. March 2018

Blogger and data protection: EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in force from May 2018

The new EU-wide General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR for short, will come into force on May 25, 2018. It aims to improve data protection for EU citizens. Companies based here as well as companies with EU customers located elsewhere or their data must [...]
11. October 2017
Wildlife cameras in the forest, data protection, private photo trap set up

Reader's question: How can I track down a wildlife camera?

Here in the blog, the subject of wildlife cameras and their use as surveillance cameras have already been addressed a few times. Every now and then, questions about wildlife cameras come in, like those that I take up in this article [...]
3 JULY 2017

Is WhatsApp illegal and am I threatened with a warning as a user?

Do WhatsApp users act illegally because they agree to the terms and conditions of the app for iOS and Android and thus send the data of their contacts to WhatsApp Inc. in California, USA? This question is currently being asked [...]