Privacy Policy

Personal data (usually referred to just as “data” below) will only be processed by us to the extent necessary and for the purpose of providing a functional and user-friendly website, including its contents, and the services offered there.

Per Art. 4 No. 1 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679, i.e. the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter referred to as the “GDPR”), “processing” refers to any operation or set of operations such as collection, recording, organization, structuring, storage, adaptation, alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination, or otherwise making available, alignment, or combination, restriction, erasure, or destruction performed on personal data, whether by automated means or not.

The following privacy policy is intended to inform you in particular about the type, scope, purpose, duration, and legal basis for the processing of such data either under our own control or in conjunction with others. We also inform you below about the third-party components we use to optimize our website and improve the user experience which may result in said third parties also processing data they collect and control.

This privacy policy is structured as follows:

  1. Information about us as controllers of your data
  2. The rights of users and data subjects
  3. Information about data processing
  4. Additional Information

1. Information about me as controller of your data

The party responsible for this website (the “controller” as well as the “data protection officer”) for purposes of data protection law is:

Vanessa Hausegger
Klopsteinplatz 4
1030 Wien


2. The rights of users and data subjects

With regard to the data processing to be described in more detail below, users and data subjects have the right

  • to confirmation of whether data concerning them is being processed, information about the data being processed, further information about the nature of the data processing, and copies of the data (cf. also Art. 15 GDPR);
  • to correct or complete incorrect or incomplete data (cf. also Art. 16 GDPR);
  • to the immediate deletion of data concerning them (cf. also Art. 17 DSGVO), or, alternatively, if further processing is necessary as stipulated in Art. 17 Para. 3 GDPR, to restrict said processing per Art. 18 GDPR;
  • to receive copies of the data concerning them and/or provided by them and to have the same transmitted to other providers/controllers (cf. also Art. 20 GDPR);
  • to file complaints with the supervisory authority if they believe that data concerning them is being processed by the controller in breach of data protection provisions (see also Art. 77 GDPR).

In addition, the controller is obliged to inform all recipients to whom it discloses data of any such corrections, deletions, or restrictions placed on processing the same per Art. 16, 17 Para. 1, 18 GDPR. However, this obligation does not apply if such notification is impossible or involves a disproportionate effort. Nevertheless, users have a right to information about these recipients.

Likewise, under Art. 21 GDPR, users and data subjects have the right to object to the controller’s future processing of their data pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. In particular, an objection to data processing for the purpose of direct advertising is permissible.


3. Information about data processing

Your data processed when using this website will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose for its storage ceases to apply, provided the deletion of the same is not in breach of any statutory storage obligations or unless otherwise stipulated below.

3.1 Server Logfiles 1&1 IONOS SE

The provider of this website, 1&1 IONOS SE, Gumpendorfer Straße 142/PF 266, 1060 Wien, Austria, automatically collects and saves Information as ‘server logs’.

For technical reasons, the following data sent by your internet browser to me or to my server provider will be collected, especially to ensure a secure and stable website: These server log files record the type and version of your browser, operating system, the website from which you came (referrer URL), the webpages on our site visited, the date and time of your visit, as well as the IP address from which you visited our site.

The data thus collected will be temporarily stored, but not in association with any other of your data.

The basis for this storage is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. My legitimate interest lies in the improvement, stability, functionality, and security of my website.

The data will be deleted within no more than seven days unless continued storage is required for evidentiary purposes. In which case, all or part of the data will be excluded from deletion until the investigation of the relevant incident is finally resolved.

The provider processes data in the following areas:

  1. 1&1 WebAnalytics: The server does not use cookies to collect data but makes use of tracking and logging in the form of a Pixel or Logfile. The data are exclusively collected for statistical measurements and the technical optimization of their online offer. Data collected can not be used to identify individuals. Data being collected include:
    • Referer (Website visited before
    • Requested website or file
    • Browser type and version
    • Operating system in use
    • Type of device used
    • Timestamp
    • Anonymized IP-Address (only used to locate place of access)
  2. 1&1 Webhosting: The data are collected as legitimate interest to guarantee the safety and stability of the product (the Site) and provide users with the highest quality. The data are anonymized right after collection. An additional processing is conducted by 1&1 WebAnalytics (see point above). The data are stored for 8 weeks and are not handed to third parties or countries.
    • Referer (Website visited before
    • Requested website or file
    • Browser type and version
    • Operating system in use
    • Type of device used
    • Timestamp
    • Anonymized IP-Address (only used to locate place of access)
  3. 1&1 MyWebsite: Technically required cookies are used. Additionally 1&1 MyWebsite uses Tracking-Cookies based on the technology provided by Snowplow. This tool does not collect any personal data and is used by 1&1 only to enhance the product it offers. The data are processed by 1&1 WebAnalytics.

3.2 Cookies

If you leave a comment on my site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and (if applicable) website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

Cookies may also be used by social media share buttons. If you leave this Site note that other websites and social media like Twitter, Pinterest or Instagram may have different cookies terms of use for the website.

3.2.1 Session cookies

Cookies are small text files or other storage technologies stored on your computer by your browser. These cookies process certain specific information about you, such as your browser, location data, or IP address.

This processing makes this website more user-friendly, efficient, and secure, allowing me, for example, to display my website in different languages or to offer a shopping cart function.

The legal basis for such processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) GDPR, insofar as these cookies are used to collect data to initiate or process contractual relationships.

If the processing does not serve to initiate or process a contract, my legitimate interest lies in improving the functionality of this website. The legal basis is then Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR.

When you close your browser, these session cookies are deleted.

3.2.2 Third-party cookies

If necessary, this website may also use cookies from companies with whom we cooperate for the purpose of advertising, analyzing, or improving the features of this site.

Please refer to the following information for details, in particular for the legal basis and purpose of such third-party collection and processing of data collected through cookies.

3.2.3 Disabling cookies

You can refuse the use of cookies through the cookie banner on this site or by changing the settings on your browser. Likewise, you can use the browser to delete cookies that have already been stored. However, the steps and measures required vary, depending on the browser you use. If you have any questions, please use the help function or consult the documentation for your browser or contact its maker for support. Browser settings cannot prevent so-called flash cookies from being set. Instead, you will need to change the setting of your Flash player. The steps and measures required for this also depend on the Flash player you are using. If you have any questions, please use the help function or consult the documentation for your Flash player or contact its maker for support.

If you prevent or restrict the installation of cookies, not all of the functions on our site may be fully usable.

Learn how to change your browser settings in the according links:

Please note that if you do not accept cookies, the functionality of the website may be limited.

3.3 Contact

If you contact me via email or the contact form, the data you provide will be used for the purpose of processing your request. I must have this data in order to process and answer your inquiry; otherwise I will not be able to answer it in full or at all.

The legal basis for this data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) GDPR.

Your data will be deleted once I have fully answered your inquiry and there is no further legal obligation to store your data, such as if a contract resulted therefrom.

3.4 User Posts & Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site, the data shown in the comments form are collected. So is the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection and to guarantee safety on the site. In this case, the legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. My legitimate interest lies in any legal defense I may have to mount. These data will be deleted after a period of 60 days and are not handed to third parties.

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service (Antispam Bee). This tool does not save any data on their servers or provide data to third parties.

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

The legal basis for this is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a) GDPR. You may revoke your prior consent under Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR with future effect. All you have to do is inform me that you are revoking your consent.

3.5 Statify (Site measurements)

Statify provides a straightforward and compact access to the number of site views. It is privacy-friendly as it uses neither cookies nor a third party. Statify tracks site views, not visitors. The created database consists of only ID, date, source and target. The data do not allow tracking of personal information. The data are only stored in a local database on WordPress for a limited period of time (i.e. 2 (two) weeks).

3.6 Google Fonts

This website uses Google Fonts to display external fonts. This is a service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 (hereinafter: Google).

Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield ( Google guarantees that it will follow the EU’s data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.

To enable the display of certain fonts on our website, a connection to the Google server in the USA is established whenever our website is accessed.

The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. My legitimate interest lies in the optimization and economic operation of this site.

When you access this site, a connection to Google is established from which Google can identify the site from which your request has been sent and to which IP address the fonts are being transmitted for display.

Google offers detailed information at

in particular on options for preventing the use of data.

3.7 Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

3.8 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.

3.9 Shariff Socialmedia Share Buttons

This website uses the plug-ins of the following social networks. To integrate these plug-ins, I use the Shariff plug-in.

The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. My legitimate interest lies in improving the quality of my website.

Shariff is an open source program developed by c’t and heise. By integrating this plug-in, linked graphics prevent the following social network plug-ins from automatically establishing a connection to the respective social networks server when you visit website(s) on which the plug-ins are integrated. Only if you click on one of these linked graphics will you be forwarded to the service of the respective social network. Only then will information about your use of our site be recorded by the respective social network. This information may include your IP address, the date and time you visited our site, as well as the pages you viewed.

If you are logged in to one of the social network services while visiting one of our plugged-in websites, the information collected by the plug-in from your specific visit will be recognized by the provider of that social network and assigned to your personal user account there and/or publish information about your interaction with our site there. If, for example, you use the a share button for the social network, this information may be stored in your user account there and published on the platform of the respective social network provider. To prevent this, you must either log out of the social network before clicking the graphic or make the appropriate settings in your social network account.

Further information about Shariff is available at

The following social networks are integrated into our website:

Facebook & Instagram operated by Facebook Inc, 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA, operated within the EU by Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland. Privacy information can be found at Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield Facebook guarantees that it will follow the EU’s data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.

Twitter operated by Twitter Inc, 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. Privacy information can be found at Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield Twitter guarantees that it will follow the EU’s data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.

WhatsApp operated by 1601 Willow Road Menlo Park, California 94025, United States of America, operated within the EU by WhatsApp Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland. Privacy information can be found at . Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield WhatsApp guarantees that it will follow the EU’s data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.

Pinterest operated by Pinterest Inc., 651 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA,operated within the EU by Pinterest Europe Ltd., Palmerston House, 2nd Floor, Fenian Street, Dublin 2, Ireland. Privacy information can be found at Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield Pinterest guarantees that it will follow the EU’s data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.

4. Additional information

4.1 How we protect your data

We take appropriate technical measures in accordance with Art. 32 GDPR, taking into account the state of the art, the implementation costs and the nature, scope, circumstances and purposes of the processing as well as the different likelihood and severity of the risk to the rights and freedoms of natural persons and organizational measures to ensure a level of protection appropriate to the risk.

These measures include, in particular, ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and availability of data by controlling physical access to the data, as well as their access, input, disclosure, availability and separation.

Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.

4.1.1 SSL Encryption

As it is state of the art, this Site is SSL encrypted for safety reasons and for the protection of confidential information that you transmit by using this Site. You recognize a secure connection when the http:// in the address line changes to https:// and a lock symbol shows up in the browser line.

If the encryption is active, the data that are transferred by you can not be read along by third parties.

4.2 Third Party Disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when its release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property or safety.

However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

4.3 Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

4.3.1 Social Media Buttons

If you click on one of the social media share buttons, you will be redirected to the according social media platform. Shariff Wrapper, the plug-in used to display the buttons, only sends user data to the social media platforms after clicking on the share button. After leaving this Site, the privacy policy and terms of use of the according social media platform are applied. These can be different then the privacy policy of this Site.

4.3.1 Policy regarding Minors

Even though this website is not designed for use by minors (under the age of 18), the website may still be accessed by a minor.  No information should be submitted to this website by a minor. We do not knowingly collect or share any personal information of minors.  This website does not verify the age of any user and in so doing is unable to confirm that all users are adults.  Minors are not eligible to participate in contests or give-a-ways. Miss Comfypants will remove personal information made known to be of a minor’s which was given without parental consent.

4.3.2 Disclosure Policy

I may use affiliated links from third-parties within the web site.  If you use an affiliated link to make a purchase I may receive a small commission from the purchase.  If you choose to purchase a service or product through an affiliated third-party I am not responsible for their acts or omissions.

Advertising links found on this Site may provide compensation if visitors use the links located throughout the Site to make purchases.  If you choose to purchase service(s) or product(s) through an advertising link (i.e. a third-party) I am not responsible for their act or omissions.

I may be given free products to review, or may be provided with sponsored projects or activities.  It will always be explicitly stated that the product, project or activity review post(s) are from a paid sponsorship.

We utilize Word Of Mouth (WOM) marketing strategies. In order to create honest and true content. All reviews of activities or products which are sponsored or given as gifts will be honestly reviewed based upon my own opinion or experiences with these activities or products and will be without influence of the sponsorship, compensation or ‘gift’ aspect of the item being reviewed.

4.3.3 Limitation of Liability

All content and information found on this Site is “as is” and without warranty of any kind. Any downloading of content from this Site is done at your own risk. This Site is not responsible in any way for the acts of a third party, including third party ad networks and social media platforms.

5. Opt-out from database

If you would like me to delete any data related to you on my servers, then please opt out here.

6. Source disclosure

This privacy policy is based on different templates and models like and and and have been modified accordingly for this website.

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