Disclaimer, Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

General Terms

By using this website, you accept the following Disclaimer, Terms of Use and Privacy Policy stipulations in full. If you disagree with any part of this disclaimer, please do not use the eclecticum (“we,” “us” or “our”) on http://www.theeclecticum.com (the “Site”) or any affiliated websites or companies. We reserve the right to modify these terms at any time, so please check back periodically for any changes.

Copyright Policy

Unless otherwise noted, Dr. Magnus Bosse and Oliver Meindl are the copyright holders of all content (including text, images, graphics, audio and video) appearing on the Site. You may not republish, reprint, or reuse content without expressed written consent.

Website Disclaimer

The information provided the Site is for general informational purposes only. All information on the Site are our own opinions and is provided in good faith, however, the materials appearing on the Site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. We make no representation or warranty of any kind, express or implied, regarding the accuracy, adequacy, validity, reliability, availability or completeness of any information on the Site. Under no circumstance shall we have any liability to you for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of the site or reliance on any information provided on the site. Your use of the site and your reliance on any information on the site is solely at your own risk.

Professional Disclaimer

The Site cannot and does not contain technical or collecting advice. Any information on the Site is provided for general informational and educational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional advice. Accordingly, before taking any actions based upon such information, we encourage you to consult with the appropriate professionals. We do not provide any kind of technical or collecting advice, valuations or authentication services other than those based on personal experience. The use or reliance of any information contained on this site is solely at your own risk.

External Links

The Site may contain (or you may be sent through the Site) links to other websites or content belonging to or originating from third parties or links to websites and features in banners or other advertising. Such external links are not controlled by us, not investigated, monitored, or checked for accuracy, adequacy, validity, reliability, availability or completeness by us. We do not warrant, endorse, guarantee, or assume responsibility for the accuracy or reliability of any information offered by third­party websites linked through the site or any website or feature linked in any banner or other advertising. We will not be a party to or in any way be responsible for monitoring any transaction between you and third­party providers of products or services.

Testimonials/Reviews Disclaimer

The Site may contain testimonials or reviews. These testimonials reflect the real-life experiences and opinions of such users. However, the experiences are personal to those particular users, and may not necessarily be representative of all users of our products and/or services. We do not claim, and you should not assume, that all users will have the same experiences.

Comment Policy

We try our best to be kind, respectful, and transparent on the Site and ask the same respect from our readers. For this reason, rude, offensive, or harmful comments will not be tolerated. You are welcome to disagree, but just do it nicely!

Privacy Policy

the eclecticum puts a high value to your privacy and thus provides the following information in order for you to understand how personal information on this Site is collected, used, communicated and disclosed and made use of. The Site collects two types of information:

  1. Voluntarily provided information which may include your name, address or email address etc., which may be used when you comment to a blog post, contact the editors or subscribe to a newsletter.
  2. Information automatically collected when visiting our website, which may include cookies, third party tracking technologies and server logs.


  • Analytics
    Google Analytics, WordPress Stats and Google Analytics with anonymized IP
    Personal Data: Cookies; Usage Data
  • Contacting the User
    Contact form
    Personal Data: email address; first name; last name
  • Content commenting
    WordPress Comments
    Personal Data: Cookies; Usage Data
  • Content from external platforms
    Google Fonts
    Personal Data: Usage Data; various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service
    Personal Data: email address; Usage Data
  • Hosting and backend infrastructure
    Personal Data: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service
  • SPAM protection
    Google reCAPTCHA
    Personal Data: Cookies; Usage Data

We will collect and use of personal information solely with the objective of fulfilling those purposes specified by us and for other compatible purposes, unless we obtain the consent of the individual concerned or as required by law.

We will only retain personal information as long as necessary for the fulfilment of those purposes.

We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.

Letters to the Editor

Communications and content sent to the editor (to passion [AT] theeclecticum [DOT] com) may be shared with our entire team. Responses to specific questions on social media or via email may be combined and shared publicly in blogs, books, social media shares, or other formats.

Reserve Rights

the eclecticum reserves the right to change the focus of the Site, shut it down, sell it, or changes or the terms of use at our own discretion at any time without notice.

Last Update: 20 April 2020.