Impressum / Privacy Policy

This website collects some Personal Data from its Users.

Who we are

Our website address is:

The following information (Impressum) is required under German law.

Uvita de Osa, Bahia Ballena, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Tax ID/Cedula: 214 5154 2737

Responsible for the content of this website in accordance with §5 TMG and §55 RStV: Julie Roehrbein
Phone: (+506) 2743 8191

Legal Disclaimer

Information Provided

The content of this website was prepared with utmost care. Nonetheless, we cannot assume any liability for the timeless, accuracy, and completeness of the information provided.

External Links

Our website contains links to other websites. Since the content of these third-party websites are beyond our control, we cannot accept any liability for them. Responsibility for the contents of any pages linked to from our website is always held by the provider or operator of those pages.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Data protection

When you visit our website, no personal information is collected by default. You can provide personal information on a voluntary basis, for instance when using the contact form. No personal information will ever be passed on to third parties without your consent. Please keep in mind that with unencrypted data transmission over the internet (e.g. via email), the security of your data cannot be guaranteed. Such data could possibly be accessed by third parties.

Contact forms

If you fill out a contact form on our website, your email is only used to reply to you personally. We do not add your email address to a list or share it with any third party.

Log Files

Our hosting provider may collect information about your computer, including your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and in order to create reports. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

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.


This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service operated by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google analytics uses cookies, which allow for analysis of your visit to be conducted. Information concerning your visit produced through cookies (including your IP address) will be transferred to and stored on a server in the USA operated by Google.

Google will analyse this information to produce a report for the operator on website usage and online usage of associated services. Google may also transfer this information to third parties either where this is required by law or where third parties are contracted by Google to process data.

Google will not allow your IP address to be linked to any other personal data. You can prevent cookies being saved on your computer by changing your browser settings. By using this website, you are deemed to have expressly consented to the use and processing of your data collected by Google as described above.

You can withdraw consent to your data been collected and processed at any time. This withdrawal concerns consent to future activities.

Please be advised that to avoid personal data being collected through IP addresses, we use the Google Analytics option _anonymizeIp(). As a result, only shortened, anonymized IP addresses are sent to Google.

Google has their own Privacy Policy which you can review here. If you’d like to opt out of tracking by Google Analytics, visit the Google Analytics opt-out page.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Additional information

How we protect your data

We do our best to keep your Personal Data safe. We use safe protocols for communication and transferring data (such as HTTPS). We use anonymising and pseudonymising where suitable. We monitor our systems for possible vulnerabilities and attacks.

Even though we try our best we can not guarantee the security of information. However, we promise to notify suitable authorities of data breaches. We will also notify you if there is a threat to your rights or interests. We will do everything we reasonably can to prevent security breaches and to assist authorities should any breaches occur.

If you have an account with us, note that you have to keep your username and password secret.


We do not intend to collect or knowingly collect information from children. We do not target children with our services.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to make change to this Privacy Policy.
Last modification was made December 26, 2020.