Privacy Policy
General information

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The following notes provide an overview of what ­happens to your personal ­data when you visit­ our website. ­Personal ­data is any data with which you can be personally identified. For detailed ­information on the subject of data protection, please refer to our ­privacy policy­ listed ­below ­this text.


Data collection on our website

Who is responsible for data collection on this ­website? 
Data processing on this ­website is carried out by the ­website operator­. ­

You can find ­his contact details in the imprint of this website.



How do we collect your data? 
Your data is ­collected on the one hand ­by you providing it to us. This can be, for example, data that you enter in our contact form. Other data is collected ­automatically by our IT systems when you visit the website. This is mainly ­technical data (e.g. Internet browser, ­operating system or time of page view). The ­collection of this data takes place ­automatically as soon as you ­enter­ our website­.

What do we use your data for? 
The data is collected to ensure error-free ­provision of the website and user experience improvement. We do not intend to analyze your user behavior. 

What rights do you have regarding your data? 
You have the right to ­receive ­information about the ­origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal ­data free of charge at any time. ­You also have the right to ­request ­the correction­, ­blocking or deletion of this data. 

For this purpose, as well as for further questions on the subject of ­data protection, you can contact us at ­any time at the ­address given in ­the Imprint. ­Furthermore, you have the right to lodge a complaint ­with the ­competent supervisory authority­. 

The operators of these pages ­take the protection of your ­personal data very seriously. 

We ­treat your personal ­data confidentially ­and ­in accordance with the ­German statutory ­data protection regulations ­DSGVO and this ­Privacy Policy. 

We would like to point out that data transmission on the Internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) can have security gaps. Complete protection of data against access by unauthorized third parties is not possible.

Responsible for the processing of personal ­data on this website is

Makana Knowledge GmbH

Havelstrasse 16

64295 Darmstadt | Germany

Register Court Darmstadt

Commercial Register No. 100 710

Sales Tax No. 333001245

Informational use

If you use this website without ­transmitting data to us in any other way (e.g. by registering or using the ­contact form), we only collect technically necessary data that is automatically transmitted to our server (e.g. IP address, date and time of the request, browser type ­and ­operating system). This is technically necessary in order to be able to display our website to you. As far as personal ­data is concerned, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO is the legal basis for ­the collection.

► Use of cookies

We use cookies to facilitate and improve the use of our website. Cookies are text information that is stored on a computer via the web browser when you visit a website. 

This is used to ­recognize a session, for example when ­logging in ­permanently to ­a website. 
Most web browsers ­accept cookies automatically. You can delete stored cookies at any time via the settings of your web browser. You can also ­adjust ­the ­settings of your web browser so that no cookies are stored. Then ­not all functions of our ­website­ may be ­available.


► Contact form

On our website you can ­enter ­personal ­data via a contact form. ­If you use the contact form, we collect and store the data you ­enter in ­the input mask (e.­g. last ­name, first name, email address). This data is not passed on to third parties. The number of Makana Knowledge GmbH employees who have access to this data is strictly limited. The employees have been ­sensitized to the confidentiality of this data ­and are ­obliged to ­maintain ­confidentiality. ­

In the case of consent, the legal basis for ­processing is Art. 6 (1) lit. a DSGVO. 

If your request serves the preparation of a contract conclusion, ­Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO ­is the additional legal basis­. ­We use the ­data ­exclusively to process and respond to your inquiry. You can revoke this consent at any time. For this purpose, an informal ­communication via email to us is ­sufficient. The legality of the ­data processing operations carried out ­until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation­.

► Storage period

We process and store your data only for as long as is necessary for processing or to comply with legal obligations. After the ­purpose of processing no longer applies, ­your data will be blocked or deleted. If there are also legal obligations to store data­, we will block or delete your data when the ­legal storage periods ­expire­.

► Your rights

You have the ­following legal ­rights against us regarding the ­personal ­data ­concerning your:


Right of access

As a data subject, you have the right to ­request confirmation ­as to ­whether we are ­processing ­personal ­data relating to you. If this is the case, you have the right to obtain information about this personal ­data as well as further ­information, e.g. the purposes of processing­, the recipients and the planned duration of storage ­or the criteria for ­determining the duration.


Right to rectification and completion

As a data subject, you have the right to ­request the ­rectification of inaccurate data without undue delay. ­Taking into account the purposes of the ­processing, you have the right to ­request ­the completion of ­incomplete ­data.



Right to erasure ("right to be forgotten")As a data subject, you have a right to erasure insofar as the ­processing is no longer ­necessary. This is ­the case, for example, if your data is ­no longer ­necessary for ­the ­original purposes­, you have ­revoked ­your ­declaration of consent ­under data protection law ­or the data ­was processed ­unlawfully.

Right to restriction of processing

As a data subject, you have a right to restriction of processing, e.g. if you believe that the personal ­data is inaccurate­.

Right to data portability

As a data subject, you have the right to ­receive the personal ­data concerning you in ­a structured, common and machine-readable ­format.



Right to object

As a data subject, you have the right to ­object at any time, on ­grounds relating to your particular situation, to the processing of ­certain personal ­data ­concerning you

Right to revoke your consent under data protection law

You may ­revoke ­your consent to the ­processing of your ­personal data at any time with effect for the future. ­However, this does not affect the ­lawfulness of ­the processing that took place until the revocation. In addition, you can ­lodge a complaint with a ­data protection supervisory authority at any time ­if you are of the opinion that the data processing is ­not in compliance with data protection ­regulations.


► Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to ­analyze and improve the use of our website. 
Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided ­by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. 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. 

In the event that IP anonymization is activated on this website, however, your IP address will be ­truncated beforehand ­by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states to the ­Agreement on the European Economic Area.­ Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will ­use ­this ­information ­for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website­, ­compiling­ reports on website activity ­and ­providing­ other ­services relating to website ­activity ­and internet usage to ­the website operator. The ­IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google ­Analytics will not be merged with other data from Google­. 
You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be ­able to use the full functionality of this website. ­You can also ­prevent ­the ­collection of ­data ­generated by the cookie ­and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the ­browser plugin available­ at the following link:
We use Google Analytics with the extension "anonymizeIp()". This ­shortens the IP addresses (so-called IP masking). A reference to specific persons can thus be excluded. 
Google participates in the EU-US Privacy Shield, This means that there is an ­adequate level of data protection even in the exceptional cases in which Google ­transfers personal data to the ­USA­. The legal basis for the ­processing of data using Google Analytics is Art. 6 (1) p. 1 lit. f DS-GVO. 
Info about the third-party provider: 
Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 100. More information on the terms of use:
More information on data protection:

SSL or TLS encryption

This site uses ­SSL or TLS encryption for ­security reasons ­and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as orders or requests that you ­send ­to us as the site operator.­ You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from "http://" to "https://" and by the lock symbol in your browser line.

In the event of ­violations of data protection law, ­the person concerned has the right to lodge a complaint ­with the ­competent supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority in matters of data protection law is the state data protection officer of ­the federal state in which our company is based. A list of data protection officers ­and their ­contact details can be found at the following link:





The use of ­published postal addresses, telephone or fax numbers and email addresses ­for marketing purposes is prohibited, offenders sending unwanted spam messages ­will be punished. The operators of the pages ­expressly­ reserve the right to take ­legal action in the event of the unsolicited sending of ­advertising information­, such as spam e-mails.

This privacy policy was last ­updated in June 2021. 

Makana Knowledge GmbH reserves the right to ­update this ­privacy statement as necessary to ­reflect ­technical ­developments or in ­connection with the offering of new services or products.