The following privacy policy informs you about the collection and processing of your personal data when using this website. The definitions and descriptions of the data collection and processing as well as of those responsible for this data collection or processing correspond to the definition in Art. 4 of the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO) as of 25.05.2018.

Personal related data

By “personal data” is meant basically all information that can be used to draw conclusions about a natural person or to identify a natural person. A natural person is considered to be identifiable if he / she uses an identifier (eg a name), a number, a specific location of an online mark (eg a cookie) or other special features (eg physical, psychological, genetic, economic, cultural or social features) can be clearly identified.

Responsibility for privacy

The company responsible for data collection and data processing on this website is the company responsible for data protection

Weiand Hospitality Consulting
Tschaikowskistraße 20, 13156 Berlin
Telefon: +49 30 480 955 73
Owner: Thomas Weiand
(in the following short “we” or “the operator”)

For some of the data processing mentioned below, in addition to the operator of this website, our respective cooperation partners are jointly responsible for data protection. You can therefore also exercise some rights directly to the respective cooperation partner. Relevant information can be found at the appropriate place in this privacy policy.


Our website is hosted on a server operated by checkdomain GmbH, Grosse Burgstraße 27/29 in 23552 Luebeck with server location in Germany. In the course of our cooperation we do not share any personal information about your visit to our website with checkdomain GmbH directly. However, it is possible that checkdomain GmbH can gain access to at least part of certain personal information in a case of server maintenance. Respective data privacy agreements make sure that even in such a case your personal information will be protected.

Type and extent of collected data

When you access our website, different information about your visit will be collected. This information includes usage information such as the web pages you visit, the content you read, access times, device information, information about your operating system and web browser, and IP addresses. In addition to the mere access to our pages, services such as a contact form, a commentary function or any other function that requires you to enter your data on our website will be used to collect and process additional information beyond that already mentioned. This includes inventory data such as your name or address, contact information such as your telephone number or e-mail address, and content data such as typed text or sent media.

Data collection in the use of contact functions of our website

Contact forms

If you want to contact us, you can use the contact forms on our website. If you do, we will require the following categories of data from you: Name, E-Mail address, Your message.

You also have the option of optionally entering the following data categories: the name of your company, your telephone number, and other information. If necessary, your data will be stored in a CRM (Customer Relationship Management System) or another software system. Once your order or contract fulfillment data is no longer required, it will be deleted unless other legal requirements require the retention of your data.
In order to protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption procedures on our website.

Data collection for the provision of contractual services

We process personal data (such as your name, addresses and contact details), contract data (such as services used, contacts and payment information) for the purpose of fulfilling our contractual obligations in accordance with Art. Art. 6 para. 1 lit b. DSGVO.

Entries marked as required in online forms – such as when contacting and ordering products and services – are mandatory for the conclusion of the contract.

As part of the performance of our contractual obligations, we store u.a. the IP address, the time and duration of your use of our website and the pages you have accessed. The storage is based on our own legitimate interest and on the protection of your data against misuse and other unauthorized use. A transfer of these data to third parties does not take place, unless it is necessary for the pursuit of our claims or a legal obligation in accordance with. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c DSGVO for passing on this data.

The data collected by us in this context will be deleted after expiration of the statutory warranty and other relevant retention obligations. The need for further retention of the data is reviewed at intervals of three years each. If the data are subject to the statutory archiving obligation, they will be deleted after the prescribed archiving period.

Automatic data collection while using our website

Technically required data

If you access our website without logging in or registering, we and / or our host will automatically collect information of a general nature. The collection and processing of this data is based on our legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO. The information collected (so-called server log files) includes the type of your web browser, the operating system you are using, the domain name of your Internet service provider, the IP address, the time and duration of the access, the requested pages, the amount of data transferred and the referrers URL of the previously visited website.

This is only information that is not used to draw conclusions about you. This information is technically necessary to correctly deliver the contents of web pages requested by you and is mandatory when using the internet. Anonymised information of this kind is statistically evaluated by us to optimize our website and the underlying technology. The purpose of processing this information is to make available our online offer, including its features and content, to measure the scope of our offer, to respond to inquiries and to communicate with you and, if necessary, to carry out security measures.


Like many other websites, we use so-called “cookies”. Cookies are small text files that are transferred from a web server to your computer. In this way, we automatically receive certain data such. IP address, browser used, operating system from your computer and your connection to the Internet. Temporary cookies or so-called “session cookies” contain information that relates to the current visit to our website. This can e.g. the contents of a shopping cart or your login status. Temporary cookies are deleted at the end of your visit to our website or when you close your browser. Persistent cookies usually contain information about your login status or your interests on our website, which are used for coverage measurement or other marketing purposes. Persistent cookies remain stored on your computer even after you close your browser. If we make available or use third-party services on our website (such as Google Analytics), these third-party providers also store cookies on your computer. Cookies can not be used to launch programs or to transfer viruses to a computer. Based on the information contained in cookies, we can facilitate navigation and enable the correct display of our websites. In no case will the data processed by us be passed on to third parties or a link with personal data will be established without your consent. Of course, you can also view our website without cookies. Internet browsers are usually set to accept cookies. You can deactivate the use of cookies at any time via the settings of your browser. You can also delete previously saved cookies from your computer. Please use the help functions of your internet browser to find out how to change your cookie settings or delete already saved cookies. If you want to make a general objection to the use of cookies for marketing purposes, you can do so with various online service providers – for example in den USA oder in the EU.
Please note that some features of our website may not work if you have disabled the use of cookies.

This web site uses the following cookies which are not technically required:

Cookie Name: _ga
Cookie Information: Creates a unique ID to gather statistical information on how visitors use our website.
Cookie Validity: 12 months

Cookie Name: _gat
Cookie Information: Google Analytics Cookie to reduce the access rate.
Cookie Validity: 1 day

Cookie Name: _gid
Cookie Information: Google Analytics Cookie to gather statistical information on how visitors use our website.
Cookie Validity: 1 day

Cookie Name: r/collect
Cookie Information: – Google Analytics Cookie used to gather statistical information on how visitors use our website.
Cookie Validity: End of session

Analysis- & Marketing

Using the following analysis & amp; Marketing Services, we want to track your behavior on our website to improve our service and / or to show you interest-based offers. You may object to data processing as described in the following sections.
Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics (Google Inc.). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, due to the activation of IP anonymization on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there.
On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address provided by Google Analytics within the framework of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data provided by Google.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, we point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website in full. You may also prevent the collection of the cookie-generated and related to your use of the website data (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install: Browser Add On zur Deaktivierung von Google Analytics
In addition or as an alternative to the browser add-on, you can prevent tracking by Google Analytics on our pages by clicking the “Disable Google Analytics” button. An opt-out cookie will be installed on your device. This will prevent the collection by Google Analytics for this website and for this browser in the future, as long as the cookie remains installed in your browser.
Deactivate Google Analytics
Google provides further information on the use of data by Google as well as on your options for setting up and disagreeing on its websites. For information about Google’s use of your data when using websites or using apps from Google Partners, see
For information on the use of data for advertising purposes, see To manage your information that Google uses to show ads, visit the page

Integration of third-party services and content

On our website, we may use third-party services, such as to display videos, maps, fonts (web fonts) or other content. The provision of this content requires that you submit your IP address to the relevant third-party provider so that they can deliver the relevant content correctly to your browser. We make every effort to include as few external content as possible on our website and only to include content whose providers use your IP address solely to provide the requested content. However, we point out that third parties may also use so-called “pixel tags” or “web beacons” to statistically analyze information such as the amount of traffic on visited websites. Such information may be stored in a pseudonymous form in cookies on your computer. This includes information about your browser or the operating system of your computer, information about referring websites, visiting hours and duration, and the pages visited on our website. This data can be linked to information from other sources. To prevent the use of cookies or delete cookies already stored on your computer, please refer to the help information of your web browser.
The following third-party services or services are included on our website:
Google Services
We use interactive maps of Google Maps and web-enabled fonts from Google Fonts on our website. These are services provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google’s privacy policy can be found at the address
For information about your opt-out options, see
On our website we use plugins or services from XING (XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany) to interact with our visitors or to integrate certain content such as pictures, texts, sharing buttons or other media. If you use features of XING on our website, e.g. If you share the URL of our website in your XING profile, your computer transmits certain data to a XING server that allows XING to create a usage profile about your online behavior. Information on the type and scope of data collection and data processing by XING can be found in the XING privacy policy
On our website, we use plugins or services from LinkedIn (LinkedIn Corp., Mountain View, California, United States for US users, LinkedIn Ireland UC, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland for users within the EU) to interact with our visitors or to include certain content such as images, texts, sharing buttons or other media. The use of LinkedIn features is based on specific data transmission requirements. LinkedIn is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement, thus guaranteeing compliance with European data protection law. If you use LinkedIn features on our website, for example by sharing the URL of our website on your LinkedIn profile, your computer sends certain data to a LinkedIn server, enabling LinkedIn to create a usage profile about your online behavior. For information about the nature and extent of data collection and processing through LinkedIn, please visit the LinkedIn Privacy Policy
Wir verwenden auf unserer Websites Videos, die auf der YouTube-Plattform des Anbieters Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, gehostet werden. Die Datenschutzhinweise zur Nutzung dieser Videos finden Sie unter der Adresse For information about your opt-out options, see
We use videos posted on Vimeo Inc.’s Vimeo platform at 555 West 18th Street New York, New York 10011, USA. The privacy policy of Vimeo can be found at

Passing on your data to third parties

In this case, a transfer of your data is only permitted or required under European data protection law. This is the case, if you only in the next output your data is required. In the event that you wish to co-operate in our company, your data will be processed by the central personnel management of our company. The transfer of your data is still permissible under data protection law if the enforcement of regulations does not conflict with other laws (ie criminal regulations). In addition, the disclosure of your data is when we have a legitimate interest in the disclosure of the information. The transfer of your data as part of a contract processing contract takes place exclusively on the basis of Art. 28 GDPR. You can fall back on the fact that we allow possible personal data to third parties in each case in advance to check data protection law.

Your rights as an affected person

At this point we would like to inform you briefly about the data protection rights that you can exercise towards our company.
Right to information / right of rectification
You have the right to receive information about your stored personal data or to request copies of this data at any time. Please send us an e-mail We may only process accurate personal information about you. If, for example, you exercise your right to information, you find that a date about you is inaccurate, incomplete, or has become inaccurate or incomplete, we are in principle required to correct it promptly.
Cancellation right / blocking right
We process your data only for the purposes stated in this privacy policy. Initially, we only need this data to process the data processing you require (for example, processing your message, checking your request). In some cases, we may be required by law to keep your information for a specified period of time. Unless we need your details during this period, we will block them. However, you have the right to demand the immediate deletion of your data or to demand a restriction on the processing of your data. In addition, you have the right to have the data we store about you transmitted to you or another person in charge before being deleted.
Right of objection / right of withdrawal
Insofar as you are entitled to a legal right to object to the data processing described in this Privacy Policy, we will point this out to you at the appropriate place. You also have the opportunity to exercise your opposition in the appropriate places. In addition, you have the right to revoke existing consent for the collection or processing of your data with effect for the future or to object to the future collection and processing of your personal data in advance at any time. This contradiction can occur, in particular, if the processing of your data serves the purpose of direct mailing.
If you do not agree with our handling of your personal data, you can file a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.

Change of privacy policy

We reserve the right to occasionally adapt parts of this privacy policy to always comply with current legal requirements or to implement changes in our services in the Privacy Policy, e.g. when introducing new services. Your new visit will be subject to the new privacy policy. If your prior consent is required for the introduction of a new service, we will inform you in good time and ask for your consent. This Privacy Policy is dated 01.01.2019.


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Weiand Hospitality Consulting
Quartier Potsdamer Platz
Linkstraße 2, Level 8
10785 Berlin, Germany
Telefon: +49 30 700 12 7029

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