Privacy Policy

Data protection is of a particularly high priority for HOsy software.. The use of the Internet pages of HOsy software. is possible without any indication of personal data; however, when using the comment feature of the Blog and when purchasing Apps, processing of personal data could become necessary.

The processing of personal data, such as the name, address, e-mail address, etc. shall always be in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and in accordance with the country-specific data protection regulations applicable to HOsy software.. By means of this data protection declaration, I would like to inform the general public of the nature, scope, and purpose of the personal data we collect, use and process. Furthermore, users are informed, by means of this data protection declaration, of the rights to which they are entitled.

Name and address of the controller

Matthias Hühne
Eibenberg 39
96352 Wilhelmsthal

E-Mail: support@surfed.app

The personal data that is being processed

When providing a web site in the internet, it is always required to process the IP address of the user, because without it it is impossible to send back the requested page. This also applies to all third party-services, which are used or embedded on the site.


When users contact me via E-Mail, for example for support, reporting bugs, to make suggestions or give feedback, the personal data (names, E-Mail addresses) are only used to respond to the user and to improve the products. The personal data will never be used for any other purposes and also won‘t be given to a third party.


The web hosting provider of the web sites of HOsy software. logs the site access. The following data will be written to the logs (if available): Daten and time, IP address, type of browser, operating system, the requested page, the referrer. IP addresses will be stored for at most 7 days for security reasons (to detect abuse and hacking attempts) and will then deleted. Data that is required for legal reasons can be kept until the incident is resolved.


Cookies are text files that are stored by a web site on a computer system via an Internet browser. The web site of HOsy software. uses cookies only to save the language preferences of the user, so that for the next visit of the site the user does not need to set the preferred language again. These cookies do not allow to identify the user. Users can delete these cookies in their browser any time and also configure the browser to never accept the cookies.


The iOS Apps provided on the web sites of HOsy software. can be purchased via Apple‘s AppStore. When purchasing Apps from the AppStores, Apple will collect personal data to process the purchase, for example ask for name, address, payment information etc. None of this data is transmitted to me, all the data remains at Apple. Therefore I do not have access to this data and can not process it at all.
Please read the data protection policy of Apple.

Erasure and blocking of personal data

The personal data of the user is only stored for the period necessary to achieve the purpose of storage, or as far as this is granted by the European legislator or other legislators in laws or regulations to which the controller is subject to.

If the storage purpose is not applicable, or if a storage period prescribed by the European legislator or another competent legislator expires, the personal data are routinely blocked or erased in accordance with legal requirements.

Rights of the user

Each user has the right to obtain from the controller the confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning him or her are being processed. Please contact HOsy software. if you wish to get this information. (Art. 15 GDPR).

Each user has the right to obtain the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning him or her. (Art. 16 GDPR).

Each user has the right to obtain from the controller the erasure of personal data concerning him or her, as long as the processing is not necessary, in which case the data processing is restricted (Art. 18 GDPR).

Each user has the right to obtain free information about his or her personal data stored at any time and a copy of this information. (Art. 20 GDPR)

Each user has the right to object, on grounds relating to his or her particular situation, at any time, to processing of personal data concerning him or her

Each user shall have the right to withdraw his or her consent to processing of his or her personal data at any time. (Art. 7(3) GDPR).


The data in the macOS/iOS application Surfed are stored locally. The user has the possibility to remove the data independently from his system at any time.

Legal basis for the processing

Art. 6 (1/a) GDPR serves as the legal basis for processing operationsfor which we obtain consent for a specific processing purpose.

If the processing of personal data is necessary for the performance of a contract, for example when processing purchases of licenses, the processing is based on Art. 6 (1/b) GDPR.

Legal obligation by which processing of personal data is required, like tax obligations, the processing is based on Art. 6(1/c) GDPR

In rare cases, the processing of personal data may be necessary to protect the vital interests of the user or of another natural person. Then the processing would be based on Art. 6(1/d) GDPR.

Finally, processing operations could be based on Art. 6(1/f) GDPR. This legal basis is used for processing operations which are not covered by any of the above, if processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by me or by a third party.