Privacy Policy

Responsible body

The responsible body for data processing on this website is:

Sebastian Rettig
Heidestr. 57
90542 Eckental

Processed personal data

The following personal data is processed:

  • (1) Name and e-mail address
    Are used for logging changes to translation files in the version control system. Notifications about subscribed events are sent via the e-mail address.
  • (2) Password as hash
    Is used to authenticate users.
  • (3) Log data
    • Visited page on our domain
    • Date and time of the server request
    • Browser type and browser version
    • Operating system used
    • Referrer URL
    • Host name of the accessing computer
    • IP address
    Will be logged whenever you access a page.
  • (4) Usage-based data
    The translations, comments, messages and other data you enter into the service.
  • (5) Contact form data
    Data or message you've entered into the contact form.

Purpose of processing

Personal data is processed in order to:

  • To provide the services described in the Terms of Use.
  • To contact you (by email) regarding this website.
  • To deal with your requests concerning this website.

Legal basis

The data according to number 1, 2, 4 and 5 is saved on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR). You can revoke your already given consent at any time. An informal contact form message is sufficient for the revocation. The legality of data processing operations that have already taken place remains unaffected by the revocation.

Data processing of data according to number 3 is based on Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR, which allows data to be processed to fulfill a contract or to take steps prior to entering into a contract.

Access and transmission of personal data

  • The operator of this website and his processors have full access to the personal data.
  • E-mails, contact form submissions and any personal data they contain are sent and received via the servers of Strato GmbH and Posteo e.K.
  • Other users and the non-registered visitors of this website can see your name, username and activities in the corresponding posts on this page and in your publicly visible profile.
  • Together with the translation contributions you have submitted, your name will be transferred to the version control system of the respective project. In most cases, this is a repository that is hosted on the servers of GitHub Inc., which is based in the USA. GitHub Inc. is part of the Privacy Shield and, according to its own information, adheres to the requirements of the GDPR. For more information, see the privacy policy of this service.

Storage duration of contributions and comments

The content you post on the service (number 1, 2 and 4: profile, translations, comments etc.) remain on our website until it has been completely deleted or had to be deleted for legal reasons.

In addition, your name and email address, together with the translation contributions you have written, will be transferred to the version control system of the respective project and published under an open source license. Personal data transmitted there can no longer be deleted by the website operator.

Data transmitted via the contact (number 5) form will remain with us until you ask us to delete it, revoke your consent to storage or there is no longer any need to store data.

Log data (number 3) is stored for one year.

Processing place

The data on this website is processed and stored by Hetzner GmbH in Nuremberg, Germany.

Revocation of your consent to data processing

You can revoke your already given consent at any time. An informal contact form message is sufficient for the revocation. The legality of the data processing carried out before the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

Right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority

You have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority in the event of a breach of data protection law. The competent supervisory authority with regard to data protection issues is the Bavarian State Commissioner for Data Protection. The following link provides their contact details:

Right to data portability

You have the right to have data that we process automatically on the basis of your consent or in fulfillment of a contract handed over to you or to third parties. It is made available in a machine-readable format. If you request the direct transfer of the data to another person, this will only be done if it is technically feasible.

Right to information, correction, blocking, deletion

You have the right to get free information about your stored personal data, the origin of the data, its recipients and the purpose of the data processing and, if necessary, the right to correct, block or delete this data at any time within the framework of the applicable law. You can contact us at any time using the contact options listed in the legal notice if you have any further questions on the subject of personal data.

Security measures

For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content that you send to us as the website operator, our website uses an SSL or TLS encryption. This means that data that you transmit via this website cannot be read by third parties. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the "https://" address line of your browser and by the lock symbol in the browser line.


Our website uses cookies only to store your login status and to store your user preferences. These are small text files that your web browser saves on your device.

The setting of cookies is necessary to carry out electronic communication processes or to provide certain functions you wish to use (e.g. login) and is based on Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR. As the operator of this website, we have a legitimate interest in storing cookies for the technically error-free and smooth provision of our services.

Based on: Datenschutz-Konfigurator von