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Data protection

Status: 02/2022

I take the protection of your personal data very seriously and therefore treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection declaration. For this reason, I would like to inform you about the processing of personal data on this website. I only process your personal data if you have given your consent or if there is a legal basis for this.

I would like to point out that data transmission on the Internet can have security gaps. It is not possible to completely protect data from access by third parties.

"Processing" means the collection, use, transfer and / or storage. According to the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter referred to as “GDPR”), “personal data” basically includes all data with which a natural person can be identified. The exact definitions of the terms are defined in Art. 4 GDPR.

The following explanations inform you in particular about the type, scope, purpose, duration and legal basis of the processing of personal data about its purposes and means of processing, we decide alone or together with others, and about the optimization and quality of use that we may have third-party components that process data on their own responsibility:

A) Information about the person responsible
B) Rights of the user
C) Information on data processing


A) Information about the person responsible

The person responsible (hereinafter "provider") within the meaning of the GDPR and other national data protection laws of the member states as well as other data protection regulations is:

Private Practice for Psychotherapy

Andrea Abeyk

PO Box 200131

400 99 Düsseldorf


Mobile: +49 (0) 178 687-4552


B) Rights of the user

With regard to the processing of his personal data reproduced below by the provider, the user has the right to

1. to request confirmation as to whether the data concerning him are being processed and for exact information about this data as well as for further information and copies of the data in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR;

2. to request the immediate correction of the incorrect data concerning him or the completion of this data in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR;

3. to request that the data concerning him be deleted immediately in accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, alternatively, if, for example, further processing in accordance with Art. 17 Para. 3 GDPR is required, a restriction of the processing of the data in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR to demand;

4. that he receives the data concerning him and provided by him in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR and to request its transmission to other responsible persons;

5. Submit a complaint to the supervisory authority in accordance with Art. 77 GDPR if the user believes that the processing of his data by the provider violates the GDPR.

The corresponding supervisory authority can be determined via the following link:

6. In principle, the user can prevent the future processing of the data concerning him, which is carried out by a responsible person on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR takes place at any time in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR. The objection can be made in particular against processing for direct marketing purposes.

7. The provider is also obliged to notify any recipients of the data to whom the data is provided, of any correction or deletion of the personal data or a restriction of processing that takes place on the basis of Article 16 GDPR, Article 17 paragraph 1 GDPR and Article 18 GDPR were disclosed. The obligation does not exist in the event that this notification proves to be impossible or involves a disproportionate effort. The user has the right to information about these recipients.

C) Information on data processing

If no detailed information is given below about the individual data processing, the user's data processed by the provider will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of storage no longer applies and the deletion does not conflict with any statutory retention requirements.


Server data

For communication and security reasons, the following data, which the user's Internet browser transmits to the provider or to his web space provider, is collected during the visit to the website (so-called server log files):

- browser type and version;
- Operating system used;
- Website from which the user switched to the website of the provider (referrer URL);
- Website that the user visits;
- date and time of access;
- Internet protocol (IP) address of the user.

The data is also temporarily saved. This data is not stored together with other personal data of the user. The legal basis for the temporary storage is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR based on the legitimate interest in improving the stability, functionality and security of the website. The data will be deleted after seven days at the latest. Data whose further storage is required for evidence purposes are excluded from deletion until the respective incident has been finally clarified.




a) "Session" cookies

The provider uses so-called cookies on his website. Cookies are small text files or other storage technologies that the internet browser used by the user stores and stores on the end device. These cookies process certain information of the user on an individual basis, such as browser and location data and IP address values. The processing allows the provider to make his website more user-friendly, effective and secure. For example, the processing enables the content to be displayed in different languages ​​or the use of a shopping cart function. If these cookies process personal data for the purpose of contract initiation or contract execution, the legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR. If the processing is not intended to initiate or process a contract, the processing serves the legitimate interest of the provider in improving the functionality of the website and is based on the legal basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. These cookies are deleted when the user closes their browser.

b) Third party cookies

Third-party cookies may also be used on the provider's website. These third-party providers are partner companies with which the provider cooperates for the purpose of advertising, analysis or the functionalities of the website. If this is the case, the purposes and legal bases of the corresponding processing are reproduced in the following explanations.

c) Elimination possibility

The user can prevent or restrict the installation of cookies by setting the browser accordingly. Cookies that have already been saved can also be deleted at any time. The settings for this depend on the respective browser. In the case of flash cookies, processing cannot be prevented via the settings of the browser, but rather through the corresponding setting of the flash player. If the user prevents or restricts the installation of cookies, this may mean that not all functions of the website can be used to their full extent.

Contact requests

If the user contacts the provider, the personal data of the user entered on this occasion will be used to process the request. The details of the data are required to answer the request, without the provision of the data an answer is not possible or only possible to a limited extent.If data in the sense of Art. 9 GDPR is processed for the purpose of health care or for the purpose of initiating or executing a treatment contract between the user and the provider, the legal basis is Art. 9 Para. 1 GDPR in conjunction with Sec. 22 Para. 1 No. b) BDSG. If it is not data within the meaning of Art. 9 GDPR and the contact request serves to fulfill a contract or to carry out pre-contractual measures, the legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR.The user's data will be deleted if the user's request has been processed and there are no statutory retention requirements.The legal basis can also be the user's consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR or Art. 9 Para. 1 GDPR in conjunction with Section 22 Para. 1 No. b) BDSG.A given consent for the contact request can be revoked by the user for the future at any time according to Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR. The data processed in connection with this will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary to process it.


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