This Privacy Policy document contains types of information that is collected and recorded by the One of 500 website, accessible from, and how we use it.

If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us through email at, this is also the address to reach the assigned DPO (Data Protection Officer).

General Data Protection Regulation

We are a Data Controller of your information.

Lightword Gmbh legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described in this Privacy Policy depends on the Personal Information we collect and the specific context in which we collect the information:

Lightword Gmbh will retain your personal information only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our policies. Our Privacy Policy was generated with the help of GDPR Privacy Policy Generator.

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. If you wish to be informed what Personal Information we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.

In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:

Please contact us directly if you want to make use of any of the rights listed above. You can request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are legally obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Log Files

One of 500 – the website follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services’ analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. The IP addresses are anonymized and not identifiable to us as users of the hosting service. We do not use them to track users.


Like most other websites, One of 500 – the website uses ‘cookies’. Cookies are small text files that are sent to your browser by a website and stored for a limited time or until removed. They are used to identify a visitor between visits to a webpage and contain information such as visitor or transaction ids, language selection and other preferences.

See below for a list of 3rd party services in use on this website that require cookies to function.

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

3rd party services

Google Analytics

This website uses the Google Analytics service to collect anonymous usage data for the creation of statistics. Google Analytics is a free service provided by the company Google Inc. For more information on how Google processes this data, follow this link: How Google uses data when you use our partners sites or apps

We anonymize all IP addresses. They are not visible to us through the Google administration interface. Google Analytics does not collect any other identity related data through our website, no names, not age or e-mail address or any other unique identifiers. The data is not collected and stored by us, but by the service provided by Google.

To block Google Analytics for any website you can download a browser addon from the following link:

Embedded Youtube Videos

We use Youtube videos on our website. This service is provided by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. Youtube is a subsidiary of Google.

When you visit a page with an embedded Youtube video, a connection is made to the Youtube servers and cookies are used to track viewing history/behaviour. If you as a user are registered and logged in with a Youtube account, the service will link your viewing history/behaviour with your account.

Contact forms

In our contact form we ask users to provide a name, e-mail address alongside the message they would like to send. This information is used to reply to the sender and stored in our e-mail system as relevant to the conversation.


On our website we provide a form to register for a newsletter sent at frequent intervals. The registration requires your express permission to collect the data required for sending of the newsletter, which is a name and e-mail address.

We make use of a Double-Optin procedure to validate newsletter registration. The reader can unsubscribe at any time through a link given in the welcome e-mail and all newsletters.

The data provided through the newsletter registration (name and email address) are used solely for the purpose of sending newsletters and not shared with any other party than the provider of our newsletter service, SendinBlue. For more information on how SendinBlue uses this data, follow this link:

Questions or requests

If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us through email at, this is also the address to reach the assigned DPO (Data Protection Officer).

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