Policy of privacy

I`m committed to protecting your privacy and using technology that gives you an effective and safe online experience. It’s important to me that you feel confident and safe using my site. So this page details all the ways in which we collect data, and how it’s used.
If you have any questions regarding our Privacy Policy you can contact us at any time by sending an e-mail to: bettina [at] bettinalewin . com


1. Name and contact details of the person responsible

This data protection declaration provides information on the processing of personal data on the website by:

Bettina Lewin
Palmaille 30
22767 Hamburg

Phone: +49.(0)40.375 19 328
Email: bettina [at] bettinalewin . com


2. Scope and purpose of processing personal data

2.1 Loading the Website

When you visit the website https://bettinalewin.com, the internet browser used by the visitor automatically sends data to the webserver of this homepage and saves it in a log file for a period of 90 days. Until automatic deletion, the following data is stored without further input from the visitor:

  • anonymized IP address of the visitor's device,
  • date and time of access by the visitor,
  • Name and URL of the page accessed by the visitor,
  • Website from which the visitor reaches the company website (referrer URL),
  • Browser and operating system of the visitor's device as well
  • the name of the access provider used by the visitor.

2.2 Personal Information

We collect only personal information about you, such as your name, address, email address, or telephone number that you voluntarily provide to us. For example, we may receive personal information about you when you send us an email through our website or sign up for our newsletter (where applicable). We may forward the personal information you provide to us to the person or department (internally) equipped to handle your request or respond to your inquiry. We do not sell any personal information we receive through our website to any third party, nor will we add such information to any bulk email list we may prepare.

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

2.3 Basis of legitimate interest

Following Data processing is based on the principle of legitimate interest. The processing of this personal data is in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 letter f) GDPR justified. The company has a legitimate interest in data processing for the purpose of

  • to quickly establish a connection to the company's website,
  • enable user-friendly use of the website,
  • recognize and guarantee the security and stability of the systems and
  • to facilitate and improve the administration of the website.

The processing is expressly not for the purpose of gaining knowledge about the person visiting the website. The connection between your web browser and our web server is secured by SSL encryption.

2.4 Disclosure of data

Personal data will be transmitted to third parties if

  • according to Art. 6 Para. 1 Clause 1 a) GDPR, the data subject has expressly consented to this,
  • the disclosure according to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 letter f) GDPR is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims and there is no reason to assume that the data subject has an overriding legitimate interest in not disclosing their data,
  • there is a legal obligation for the transmission of data in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 Sentence 1 Letter c) GDPR, and / or
  • this is necessary for the fulfillment of a contractual relationship with the data subject in accordance with Article 6 (1) sentence 1 letter b) GDPR.

In other cases, personal data will not be passed on to third parties


3. Cookies

This website does not use cookies.


4. Adobe Webfonts over CDN

This page uses so-called web fonts provided by Adobe Typekit for the uniform display of fonts. When you call up a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache in order to display texts and fonts correctly.

For this purpose, the browser you are using must connect to the servers of Adobe Typekit. This gives Adobe Typekit knowledge that our website has been accessed via your IP address. Adobe Typekit Web Fonts are used in the interest of a uniform and appealing presentation of our online offers. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

In providing the Adobe Fonts Content Delivery Network, we do not set or use cookies on websites in order to serve our fonts. If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font will be used by your computer. Further information on Adobe Typekit web fonts can be found at https://typekit.com/ and in the privacy policy of Adobe Typekit: https://www.adobe.com/de/privacy/policies/typekit.html.


4. User analysis with Matomo

This website uses Matomo, an open source, self-hosted software to collect anonymous usage data for this website.

The data on the behavior of visitors is collected in order to find possible problems such as pages not found, search engine problems or unpopular pages. As soon as the data (number of visitors see the error pages or only one page, etc.) is processed, Matomo generates reports for the website operators so that they can react to them. (Layout changes, new content, etc.)

  • Anonymous IP addresses by removing the last 2 bytes (i.e. instead of
  • Pseudo-anonymized location (based on the anonymized IP address
  • Date and Time
  • Title of the page viewed
  • URL of the page accessed
  • URL of the previous page (if allowed)
  • Screen resolution
  • Local time
  • Files that have been clicked and downloaded
  • External links
  • Duration of page construction
  • Country, region, city (with low accuracy due to IP address)
  • Main language of the browser
  • User agent of the browser

Matomo ensures the privacy of your users and analytics data: https://matomo.org/privacy/


4.1 Opt-Out

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, have signed up to our email newsletter or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

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.

Links to third party websites

Within the content on this website we will often link to other 3rd party websites where you can get further information about a specific topic, or where you can purchase a specific product. These 3rd party sites have their own independent privacy policies. We, therefore, have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites.

Social media features.

Our Website includes social media sharing features, such as the Facebook Like button, Twitter tweet button, Pinterest Pin button and others. These features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our sites, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy and other policies of the companies providing them.

How we protect your data

Our website uses SSL (Secure Socket Layer) technology to encrypt data passing to and from the server. This ensures that your personal data is safe.