Privacy Policy

Contact Information

Wolfgang Kiener
Dahlienweg 4
Germany – 84048 Mainburg
Phone: 0049(0)16090394153
Email: email[at]

This privacy policy describes the personal data handling practices on is a personal website on which I share details about me and interesting content related to cybersecurity and data privacy. I treat personal data according to this privacy policy. The definition ‘personal data’ corresponds to the definitions outlined in  Article 4 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The term personal data refers to information that relates to identifiable natural person (PII, personal identifiable information), for example your first and last name, activity, email address, username, or IP address.

Collecting and processing of personal data

I do not collect or process any personal data about visitors, visitors cannot register, write posts, nor leave comments. This website is build on the Content Management System WordPress hosted at IONOS and includes the following plugins:

  • Shariff Wrapper: This social share plugin provides more privacy for visitors of our website. No personal information is sent to social media platforms, unless you click on a share button.
  • Easy Twitter Feed Widget: With Twitter and its Retweet functions, we use social plug-ins from, operated by Twitter Inc. 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107. If you use Retweet, the websites visited by you are announced to third parties and associated with your Twitter account. Details about handling of your data by Twitter as well as your rights and setting options for protecting your personal information can be found in Twitter’s data privacy policy

Leveraged plugins do not collect personal data or use cookies. IP (internet protocol) addresses are shortened and anonymized.

According to the above statements regarding collecting and processing of personal data: I do not collect personal data, hence 

  • I cannot and do not share your personal data with anyone.
  • I cannot and do not retain your personal data.


Cookies are small text files that are stored locally in the buffer of the website visitor’s internet browser.

Visitors cannot register, login, write posts, nor leave comments on our website. Hence functional cookies are not required, and other cookies are not used as well e.g. for marketing.

For site administrators entering the back-end (via wp-login) temporary cookies are set. This cookies contain no personal data and are discarded when the browser is closed. The cookies are required for administration functions by site administrators and are not used for normal site visitors.

Links to other webseites contains links to other websites that are not owned or controlled by Please be aware that I am not responsible for the privacy practices of such other websites. This privacy policy applies only to information collected by

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 tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


I do not collect personal data for analytics purpose. I collect shortened and anonymized IP (Internet Protocol) addresses to perform basic analysis about site usage.

General Security Controls

The website is build on the Content Management System WordPress hosted at IONOS which provide a proven secure foundation. In particular, security patches are applied automatically as soon as available and encrypted transfer of data between your internet browser and

I reserve the right to make amendments to this privacy policy.