Rene Scherer (site Owner and controller of the General Data Protection Regulation)

Am Lettenholz 16

83646 Bad Toelz, Bavaria, Germany

UMST-ID: DE 96187384528



Every effort is made to protect the integrity and safety of data conform to the DSGVO. The following explanations are ment to help understand the usage of data when visiting this website, when contacting me through email or when doing business with me in general.


Cookies are small pieces of text sent to your browser when you visit a site, they do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. They serve a variety of functions, like enabling us to remember certain information you provide to us as you navigate between pages. There are technical necessary cookies (session-cookies) that will be deleted when closing the browser and additional cookies like analytic cookies that help identify who is viewing the content of a website. Analytic cookies have been disabled on this website. On this website cookies are used for the following purposes:

Authentication, Customization, Security,  Performance

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Contract data (e.g. object of agreement, duration, usage rights), payment data (bank account number, payment history) and personal data (address, email, telephone number) of my clients and prospective clients are necessary to fullfill any contracted services, maintain business relationships, marketing and do business in general and are used for this purpose.

Routine erasure and blocking of personal data

The data controller shall process and store the personal data of the data subject only for the period necessary to achieve the purpose of storage, or as far as this is granted by the European legislator or other legislators in laws or regulations to which the controller is subject to..


The web hosting services used have the purpose to provide the following:
Infrastructure, security, storage space, database services, technical maintenance and an online presense with a photography portfolio.

For this reason my hosting provider and I are using inventory-, contact-, content-, contract data, meta- and communication data of clients and interested parties to assure justifiable provision of content and services in an efficient and secure manner based on Art.6 Abs.1 lit. f DSGVO in conjunction with Art.28 DSGVO.


The hosting provider and I log access to the server, on which this service is hosted, based on Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f DSGVO temporalily. These server log-files contain name of the visited website, visited page/file, date and time of the visit, transferred amount of data, feedback of successfull request, browser type and version, users OS, referrer URL, IP-address and the requesting provider. In case of legal issues the necessary data will be saved for as long as needed to solve the legal issue.


Client data is being used in the scope of the offered services that contain consulting, planing, conceptionalising, designing, realising, finalising, saving, transmitting and printing photographic images and art work. The type of data used is described above in the "BUSINESS RELATED DATA" section. The purpose of using this data is to provide services to my clients based on Art.6 Abs.1 lit. b DSGVO, Art.6 Abs.1 lit f DSGVO, Art.28 DSGVO

Disclosure of data handling processes will be made only if necessary upon request in case of a contract. In case of a contract data will be handled as requested by the client and in conformity to the Art.28 DSGVO.


When contacting me via email, telephone or social media personal data of the user will be handled to process the enquiry based on Art.6 Abs.1 lit b DSGVO. Enquiries will be deleten when no longer needed. No data will be given to third parties.


Squarespace Analytics is Squarespaces reporting platform that gives the webpage owner insight into how the site is performing. With Analytics, the site owner can get a clear picture of visitors and their behavior through visual reports on statistics like pageviews, conversion, sales, referrers, and popular content.

In case of an online store, Analytics includes revenue, conversion, and cart abandonment data so the site owner can track how business is doing and identify opportunities for growth. Since Squarespace doesn't allow a viewer to choose whether or not to save analytic cookies, this tool has been deactivated on this website.
Further information on how Squarespace is handeling data is found here:


Social media accounts are used to inform about my services, stay in contact with clients and interested parties and communicate with my followers. When visiting these social media platforms, data handling is in the responsibility of the respective owners. I will not take responsibility for data handling on any social media platform.
To visit social media accounts Squarespace provides graphical elements, also known as icons and those are used on this website to help visitor in navigating through the site. Data in form of IP-address and referral providers will be handled according to Squarespace policies described above in the "SQUARESPACE ANALYTICS" section. Also, when using this online service (hyperlinks) the visitors browser connets to the server of the linked to social media account. Social media platform may build user profiles based on their surfing habbits. I have no access to this data and cannot provide any information about its handling.
I only inform the visitor of my website about this possibility.


In case you follow the link to my Facebook site certain data may be transferred to:
Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland. (if viewer lives outside of USA or Canada)
For furter information please visit:
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In case you follow the link to my Instagram account certain data may be transferred to:
Instagram LLC., 1601 Willow Rd, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
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In case you follow the link to my 500px account certain data may be transferred to:
20 Duncan Street, Suite 100, Toronto, ON M5H 3G8, Canada
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This website may contain links to third-party websites and the usage of links and embeded content is based on Art.6 Abs.1 lit.f DSGVO. I have no influence whatsoever on the information on these websites and accept no guaranty for its correctness. The content of such third-party sites is the responsibility of the respective owners/providers.
At the time third-party websites were linked to this website, no grounds whatsoever of any likely contravention of the law were found. Any link shall promptly be deleted upon becoming aware that it violates the law.

Due to technical restrictions it is necessary to transfer the visitors IP-address to a third-party in order for them to display their content (e.g. fonts) on the visitors browser.


This website may contain videos embeded from Vimeo Inc.
Legal Department, 555 West 18th Street New York, New York 10011, USA.
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Vimeo may use Google Analytics. For furter information please visit:
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This website may contain videos embeded from Youtube.
Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA
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This website uses Google Fonts.
Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA
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This website may contain Google Maps.
Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA
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The content and works provided on these web pages are governed by the copyright laws of Germany. Duplication, processing, distribution, or any form of commercialization of such material beyond the scope of the copyright law shall require the prior written consent of its respective author and/or creator. On violation of the law, legal steps may be taken.