Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for CATMA (Computer Assisted Text Markup and Analysis)

At CATMA, accessible at, one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy document details the types of information that is collected and recorded by CATMA 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

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

We are a Data Controller of your information.

CATMA’s legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described in this Privacy Policy depends on the type of Personal Information we collect and on the specific context in which we collect the information. Please note the following:

  • CATMA (Computer Assisted Text Markup and Analysis) is legally required to enter into a contract with you
  • In terms of this contract, by using CATMA you have given CATMA (Computer Assisted Text Markup and Analysis) permission to collect and use the personal information relating to you that is detailed in this document
  • Processing your personal information is in CATMA’s (Computer Assisted Text Markup and Analysis) legitimate interest
  • CATMA (Computer Assisted Text Markup and Analysis) is required to comply with the law

CATMA (Computer Assisted Text Markup and Analysis) 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.

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:

  • The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you.
  • The right of rectification.
  • The right to object.
  • The right of restriction.
  • The right to data portability
  • The right to withdraw consent


In order to subscribe to our newsletter we ask you to supply a valid email address. We will use this email address only to send the CATMA newsletter, which contains information about new CATMA versions and projects. Subscriber email addresses are stored on our local servers only and are not passed on to any other party neither inside nor outside the EU. In order to improve our newsletter we track whether you open the newsletter emails we send you and whether you click on the provided links or not. This information is only accessible to team members of CATMA and will not be handed on to any third parties.

The newsletter-subscription will only become valid once you confirm it via the automatic email-confirmation which you will receive after you have subscribed (double-opt-in). Should you decide to unsubscribe you can do so any time via an ‘unsubscribe’-link contained in the newsletters. When you unsubscribe all your subscriber data will be deleted.


This website uses Matomo (formerly Piwik), an open source analytics software. Matomo uses cookies, textual data stored in your browser, to analyse your usage of our website.

The statistic information generated with theses cookies is stored on a German server.

We anonymise IP-addresses right after extracting information from cookies inside your browser. The anonymization is done before information is stored. However, you have the possibility to disable cookies in your browser. You will be able to use all features of this website without having cookies enabled.

You can also opt-out of being tracked by Matomo on this website via the following form: