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.
I. Information about us as controllers of your data
II. The rights of users and data subjects
III. Information about the data processingI. Information about us as controllers of your data
I. Information about me as controller of your data
The party responsible for this website (the "controller") for purposes of data protection law is:
Matthias Jan Gerard Maassen-Pohlen
Picture-art-author 712556 - VG-Bild-Kunst Bonn
Telephone: +49 2486 223799
VAT ID: DE120220303
Responsible for journalistic-editorial content in text and images:
@ Matthias Jan Gerard Maassen-Pohlen
II 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. Imprint
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. Imprint
III. Information about the data processing
Your data processed when using my 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 s tatutory storage obligations or unless otherwise stipulated below.
Contact requests / contact possibilities
If you contact me via contact form or e-mail, the data you provide will be used to process your request. The specification of the data is required to process and answer your request - without their provision I can not answer your request or at best, only to a limited extent. The legal basis for this processing is Article 6 (1) lit. b) GDPR.
Your data will be deleted, provided that your request has been finally answered and the deletion does not conflict with any statutory storage requirements, such as in the event of subsequent contract execution.
For technical reasons, in particular to ensure a secure and stable website, data is transmitted through your Internet browser to me or my web space provider. These so-called server log files include the type and version of your Internet browser, the operating system, the website from which you have changed to our website (referrer URL), the website (s) of my website that you visit, date and time of the respective access as well as the IPaddress of the internet connection, from which the use of my internet presence takes place. These data collected will be temporarily stored but will not be shared with other information about you. This storage takes place on the legal basis of 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 at the latest after seven days, as long as no further storage for evidence is required.Otherwise, the data will be wholly or partially exempt from the cancellation until the final clarification of an incident.
The data you submit when ordering goods and/or services from me will have to be processed in order to fulfill your order. Please note that orders cannot be processed without providing this data.
The legal basis for this processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) GDPR.
After your order has been completed, your personal data will be deleted, but only after the retention periods required by tax and commercial law. In order to process your order, I will share your data with the shipping company responsible for delivery to the extent required to deliver your order and/or with the payment service provider to the extent required to process your payment.
The legal basis for the transfer of this data is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) GDPR.
Responsible for the processing
Matthias Jan Gerard Maassen-Pohlen
+49 2486 223799
Model Data Protection Statement for Anwaltskanzlei Weiß & Partner
On my side are no buttons or links to the social media installed. Nevertheless, the reference to social media is included in my data protection statement since there are maintained appropriate portfolios.
1601 S. California Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94304
operated within the EU through Facebook Ireland Limited
4 Grand Canal Square
Facebooks privacy information can be looked up at
Certified to the EU-US Privacy Shield
https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant? id =a2zt0000000GnywAAC & status = Active
guarantees Facebook that EU data protection standards will be respected even when processing data in the US.
On my side there is no button or link to the online payment provider Paypal. Nevertheless, the reference to PayPal is included in my data protection statement. For the acquisition of a work exists in exceptional cases after contacting the possibility to process the payment independently of this website via Paypal.
For over picture agencies, print studios, galleries sales of my \ our works the payment method PayPal is available over their web presence.
The European operating company of PayPal is the
PayPal (Europe) S.à.rl & Cie. SCA,
2 2-24 Boulevard Royal
PayPals privacy information can be looked up at
Privacy Statement for updated presentation - slideshow - of our \ our US operated portfolio "Urft Valley Art" of works published on pixels.com
For the licensing and production of print products of my\our US distributed works, a slideshow is installed on my website for displaying the most recent works on various sites of my domain \ s. For this presentation of the slideshow a java script is implemented in the respective site of my domain. A link to this slideshow will open on my\our portfolio
https://urft-valley-art.pixels.com. Implementation and use will transfer the usual data such as the IP address of the Internet connection through which the user accesses the website, the browser type, the browser language, the time and the length of access to Pixels.com.
Urft Valley Art portfolio on pixels.com
2415 N. Geneva Terrace
Chicago, IL 60614
portfolio on Pixels.com can be looked up at
With my works I am represented with some portfolios and shops under "Urft Valley Art" at picture agencies and their possibly unknown partner agencies as well as print studios for posters, art prints and other printed products as well as licensing worldwide. In many cases, works in general as well as my name or domain name will primarily be accessible visually on the internet. These publications are subject to the respective data protection regulations of the various internationally active providers or website operators.
Among others Zoonar
Zoonar GmbH Buttstraße 4
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Urft Valley type of my \ our US-operated portfolio on pixels.com
2415 N. Geneva Terrace
Chicago, IL 60614
The privacy information can be looked up at
1450 2nd St Ste 177
FineArtAmericas privacy information can be looked up at
It may happen that my works with or without names or sources are presented on various platforms such as Pinterest, Etsy ... without my consent and are found bypassing the copyright and right of use. These publications are subject to the respective data protection regulations of the various internationally active providers or website operators.
In cases of use of my works without consent, details of the respective users and domain name holders are transferred to VG Bild-Kunst or, in cases of illegal commercial use, details of the infringers to legal service providers or are automatically recorded by the latter.
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