Privacy Policy

Ddott takes data privacy seriously. This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) describes the processing of Personal Data, how we use that information and our legal basis for doing so. It also covers whether and how that information may be shared and your rights and choices regarding the information you provide to us. This Privacy Policy applies to the information that we obtain through your use of website and Woocommerce webshop (“Website”), our Mailchimp newsletters and any other services or products operated by Dominik Thieme (“DDOTT”, “we”, “us” and “our”).

1. Who collects data

Ddott is a small-scale type foundry and publishing project. Dominik Thieme, with his registered seat at Carrer de Rosselló 373, 2.3 , 08025 Barcelona, Tax Id. (NIE) ES–Y3984535Y, is the Data Protection Officers on this website. Contact details can be found at the bottom of this page.

2. What information do we collect

In order for us to provide you with the best possible experience on our websites, we need to collect and process certain information. Depending on your use of the Services, that may include:

2.1. Browsing — When operating our website we automatically collect: the website from which you visited us, the parts of our site you visit, the date and duration of your visit, your anonymised IP address, information from the device (device type, operating system, screen resolution, language, country you are located in, and web browser type) you used during your visit, and more. We process this usage data in Matomo Analytics for statistical purposes, to improve our site and to recognize and stop any misuse.

2.2. Contact — When you contact us via email, we will collect your name, email address, message, etc. We use this data solely in connection with answering the queries we receive.

2.3. Newsletter — When you subscribe to our Newsletter we will collect your name and email address. We process this information in order to be able to keep you informed in a relevant and personalised way.

2.4. Purchase — When you purchase a product or software on our ddott woocommerce shop, we may ask you to provide us with information such as your first name, last name, mail address, license holder, organization, delivery and billing address, phone number and VAT number. Credit Card information is processed only and directly on the servers of our payment processing partner Paypal. We do NOT store any credit card information at any moment. Third-party services may collect additional Personal Data in the payment process.

2.5. Account — When you create an account on the website, we may ask you to provide us with information such as your first name, last name, mail address and password. We process any information you may share optionally with us (such as your Address, Company, VAT number, etc.).

3. Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make the website more secure, provide a better user experience, and understand how the website performs and analyze what works and where it needs improvement.

3.1. As with most of the online services, our website uses cookies first-party and third-party cookies for a number of purposes. The first-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.

3.2. The third-party cookies used on our websites are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.

3.3. Types of cookies we use — (a) Essential: Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. They do not collect or store any Personal Data. For example, these cookies allow you to log in to your account and add products to your basket and checkout securely. (b) Statistics: These cookies store information like the number of visitors to the website, the number of unique visitors, which pages of the website have been visited, the source of the visit etc. These data help us understand and analyze how well the website performs and where it needs improvement. (c) Marketing: Our website displays advertisements. These cookies are used to personalize the advertisements that we show to you so that they are meaningful to you. These cookies also help us keep track of the efficiency of these ad campaigns. The information stored in these cookies may also be used by third-party ad providers to show you ads on other websites on the browser as well. (d) Functional: These are the cookies that help certain non-essential functionalities on our website. These functionalities include embedding content like videos or sharing content on the website on social media platforms. (e) Preferences: These cookies help us store your settings and browsing preferences like language preferences so that you have a better and efficient experience on future visits to the website.

4. Do not track

We honour Do Not Track (DNT) signals and do not track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a DNT browser mechanism is in place.

5. Who do we share your data with

5.1. With our data processor — We receive your Personal Data through our trusted service provider Matomo. The processing of Personal Data with Matomo is based on explicit consent. Your privacy is our highest concern. That’s why we will not process any Personal Data with Matomo unless you give us clear explicit consent. The Personal Data received through Matomo is stored in Germany (EU) by our web hosting provider: SiteGround Spain S.L. Calle Prim 19, 28004 Madrid, Spain B – 87194171.

5.2. With third parties — We will not pass your details onto any third-party provider, only in specific situations such as those listed below: (a) When you subscribe to our newsletter, we provide the necessary information to our mailing service Mailchimp. Please check the full Mailchimp Privacy Police. (b) When you place an order in our shop, we provide the necessary information to our payment proceeding partner Paypal to fulfil the order. Please check the full Paypal Privacy Terms. (c) When your product is delivered through our logistic partner DHL, we provide the necessary information to process the delivery. Please check the full DHL Privacy information. (d) When you are entering a VAT number during the checkout process, your VAT number will be passed to VIES, our VAT validation provider. No other personal identifiable information will be passed on to this service. (e) When allowed or required by law, we may share as well your Personal Data according to the conditions provided for by these laws.

6. Retention of data

We will retain your information as long as your account is active, as necessary to provide you with the services or as otherwise set forth in this Policy. We will also retain and use this information as necessary for the purposes set out in this Policy and to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, enforce our agreements and protect DDOTT’s legal rights. We also collect and maintain aggregated, anonymized or pseudonymized information which we may retain indefinitely to protect the safety and security of our Site, improve our Services or comply with legal obligations.

7. How do we protect your data

We take all reasonable steps to protect your Personal Data, including internal and external security, restricting access to Personal Data to those who have to know, maintaining technology products to prevent unauthorised computer access and regualarly reviewing our technology to maintain security. Please note however that We cannot guarantee absolute security for your Personal Data, to the extent that Personal Data retention and electronic transmission involves certain risks.

8. Your Rights

We are glad to provide access to all Personal Data we hold about you. Contact us if you like to exercise the following rights:

8.1. Right to be informed of Personal Data processed by us.

8.2. Right to access your Personal Data in a structured, common and machine-readable format.

8.3. Right to rectification/correction of your Personal Data saved by us (please note the Licence Holder can not be changed).

8.4. Right to erasure/restriction of your Personal Data saved by us unless our processing is necessary to exercise our right of freedom of expression and information, to fulfil legal obligations, for reasons of public interest or to exercise, assert or defend legal rights.

8.5. Right to revoke your consent given to us at any time. The lawfulness of data processing until the revocation is not affected.

8.6. Right to lodge a complaint with the data protection authority in your jurisdiction.

9. How we change our Privacy Policy

We may update this privacy policy from time to time to reflect legal or regulatory reasons. The updated privacy statement is available on our website.

10. How to contact us

If you would like to access, correct, amend or delete any Personal Data we have about you, register a complaint or simply want more information, contact our Data Protection Officers at or by mail at: DDOTT, Re: Dominik Thieme, Carrer de Rosselló 373, 2.3 , 08025 Barcelona, Spain