Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. It is Photonwind’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect from you across this website.

This website privacy policy is for information only, and does not create obligations, implied or otherwise, for visitors to the website ("Website Users").

The Administrator of personal data collected via is William Ruhlig (hereafter referred to as the "Administrator"). Contactable via the twitter handle (@photonwind) or electronic mail to contact at

We will only ask for personal information when it is truly needed to provide a service to you. Any information collected is by fair and lawful means, with your knowledge and consent. We also let you know why we’re collecting it and how it will be used.

Measuring visitors

Photonwind measures visitors using Google Analytics. This records what pages you view, how you arrived here and some basic information about your browser and an anonymised version of your IP address to get generalised location data (your country or maybe city). All of that information is anonymous – so we don’t know who you are; just that somebody visited our site.
The information we collect from
Analytics is used as a legitimate interest in understanding what users are interested in, how people arrive at the site and so on. Like most websites, this information is used to make the website better. We do not use the user id function of Google Analytics.


Cookies are small files used on most websites. They remember things like what pages you visited or choices you make. uses cookies - should you choose to accept them. The cookies are used by Google Analytics to see what pages on the website you visit so I can see what people are interested in.

learn more about cookies here.

Information about the levels of cookies used and controllable in the cookie consent dialogue on the website:

Cookies necessary for the functioning of the website. collects no personal information. if these are disabled the website may not work correctly. The main function of this at the moment is to store whether you wish you accept using Analytics or not.


Cookies used by Google Analytics for measuring users, turning this off disables Google Analytics on More information about in Google Analytics Privacy Document.


Final provisions may contain external links to other websites. Please be aware that we have no control over the content and practices of these sites, and cannot accept responsibility or liability for their respective privacy policies. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by of the linked site. Use of any such linked website is at the Website User’s own risk. Website Users are encouraged to become familiar with the privacy policies in effect on these websites; this privacy policy applies exclusively to and is not transferable.

We don’t share any personally identifying information publicly or with third-parties, except when required to by law.

The Administrator takes advantage of technical and organizational means which ensure protection of the processed personal data appropriate to the threats and categories of protected data, especially he secures data against their disclosure to unauthorized persons, take-over by an unauthorized person, processing in violation of currently applicable regulations, as well as change, loss, damage or destruction.

The Administrator correspondingly uses technical preventive measures against the acquisition and modification of electronically transmitted data: security of the data based against unauthorized access. Access to the Account is only with individual login and password.

This policy is effective as of 25 May 2018.