Website registration

If you register then you will get updates on events, and depending on what you've taken part in, you will have access to additional content on the website.

Thankyou for registering. You will shortly recieve a confirmation email with your login details. We will give you access to the club content in the next few days and let you know when broader access has been given.

Articles on Irish Set Dancing

Notes on different aspects of setdancing


Next Monday dance evenings: 15 July & 22 July

Articles and tutorials

These articles explain e.g. the basic steps and movements of Irish Set Dance, notes to some of the sets we dance, groups that we work together with.
Some articles are only available to member of the Irish Set Dancers Frankfurt when they log in.

Share Me


Setdance How-to Sets


What do we mean, by body, house, circle, slide and change etc.

Setdance Behaviour


How to behave when dancing


Kids Céilí Club

The Irish Set Dancers Frankfurt encourages young people to take part in our events.

Setdance Musicians

Partner Groups in Europe

All the groups in Europe work together and take part in each others events

General Information

City General

Frankfurt, it's amazing

Frankfurt am Main is an amazing mixture of new and old, stone and water, luxury fashion and farmers markets.

Privacy Policy

Personal data (usually referred to just as "data" below) will only be processed by us to the extent necessary and for the purpose of providing a functional and user-friendly website, including its contents, and the services offered there. 

Per Art. 4 No. 1 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679, i.e. the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter referred to as the "GDPR"), "processing" refers to any operation or set of operations such as collection, recording, organization, structuring, storage, adaptation, alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination, or otherwise making available, alignment, or combination, restriction, erasure, or destruction performed on personal data, whether by automated means or not. 

The following privacy policy is intended to inform you in particular about the type, scope, purpose, duration, and legal basis for the processing of such data either under our own control or in conjunction with others. We also inform you below about the third-party components we use to optimize our website and improve the user experience which may result in said third parties also processing data they collect and control. 

Our privacy policy is structured as follows: 

I. Information about us as controllers of your data 

II. The rights of users and data subjects 

III. Information about the data processing 

I. Information about us as controllers of your data

The party responsible for this website (the "controller") for purposes of data protection law is:  Andrew C. Podzorski
 E-Mail: [email protected]
Andrew C. Podzorski 

II. The rights of users and data subjects 

With regard to the data processing to be described in more detail below, users and data subjects have the right 

  • to confirmation of whether data concerning them is being processed, information about the data being processed, further information about the nature of the data processing, and copies of the data (cf. also Art. 15 GDPR); 
  • to correct or complete incorrect or incomplete data (cf. also Art. 16 GDPR); 
  • to the immediate deletion of data concerning them (cf. also Art. 17 DSGVO), or, alternatively, if further processing is necessary as stipulated in Art. 17 Para. 3 GDPR, to restrict said processing per Art. 18 GDPR; 
  • to receive copies of the data concerning them and/or provided by them and to have the same transmitted to other providers/controllers (cf. also Art. 20 GDPR); 
  • to file complaints with the supervisory authority if they believe that data concerning them is being processed by the controller in breach of data protection provisions (see also Art. 77 GDPR). 

In addition, the controller is obliged to inform all recipients to whom it discloses data of any such corrections, deletions, or restrictions placed on processing the same per Art. 16, 17 Para. 1, 18 GDPR. However, this obligation does not apply if such notification is impossible or involves a disproportionate effort. Nevertheless, users have a right to information about these recipients. 

Likewise, under Art. 21 GDPR, users and data subjects have the right to object to the controller's future processing of their data pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. In particular, an objection to data processing for the purpose of direct advertising is permissible.

III. Information about the data processing

Your data processed when using our website will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose for its storage ceases to apply, provided the deletion of the same is not in breach of any statutory storage obligations or unless otherwise stipulated below. 

Server data

For technical reasons, the following data sent by your internet browser to us or to our server provider will be collected, especially to ensure a secure and stable website: These server log files record the type and version of your browser, operating system, the website from which you came (referrer URL), the webpages on our site visited, the date and time of your visit, as well as the IP address from which you visited our site. 

The data thus collected will be temporarily stored, but not in association with any other of your data. 

The basis for this storage is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the improvement, stability, functionality, and security of our website. 

The data will be deleted within no more than seven days, unless continued storage is required for evidentiary purposes. In which case, all or part of the data will be excluded from deletion until the investigation of the relevant incident is finally resolved. 


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The legal basis for such processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) GDPR, insofar as these cookies are used to collect data to initiate or process contractual relationships. If the processing does not serve to initiate or process a contract, our legitimate interest lies in improving the functionality of our website. The legal basis is then Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. When you close your browser, these session cookies are deleted. 

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If you in the European Union, and have consented to the collection of basic web statistics, completely anonymised data is collected within image-stories.com, which is hosted with the European Union. IP addesses are anonymised, and no other data is captured that can identify an individual. 

Google Analytics

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Google Fonts

Our website uses Google Fonts to display external fonts. This is a service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland (hereinafter: Google). 

To enable the display of certain fonts on our website, a connection to the Google server in the USA is established whenever our website is accessed. 

The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the optimization and economic operation of our site. 

When you access our site, a connection to Google is established from which Google can identify the site from which your request has been sent and to which IP address the fonts are being transmitted for display. 

Google offers detailed information at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en and  https://policies.google.com/privacy  in particular on options for preventing the use of data. 


In order to be able to display fonts and visual elements of our website, we use FontAwesome’s external fonts. FontAwesome is a service of Fonticons Inc., 6 Porter Road, Apartment 3R, Cambridge, MA 02140, USA, hereinafter referred to as "FontAwesome". When you access our website, a connection is established to the FontAwesome server in the USA in order to enable and update the display of fonts and visual elements. The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the optimisation and economic operation of our website. By connecting to the FontAwesome server when you access our website, FontAwesome can determine from which website your request was sent and to which IP address the font should be sent. At https://fontawesome.com/privacy FontAwesome offers further information, in particular on the options for preventing data use. 


To secure our website and to optimize loading times, we use the CloudFlare CDN (content delivery network). This is a service of Cloudflare Inc., 101 Townsend Street, San Francisco, California 94107, USA, hereinafter referred to as "CloudFlare". 

The legal basis for collecting and processing this information is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the secure operation of our website and in its optimization. 

If you access our website, your queries are forwarded to CloudFlare servers. Statistical access data about your visit to our website is collected and CloudFlare stores a cookie on your terminal device via your browser. Access data includes 

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The data is used by CloudFlare for statistical evaluations of the accesses as well as for the security and optimization of the offer. If you do not agree to this processing, you have the option of preventing the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser. Further details can be found in the section about cookies above. CloudFlare offers further information about its data collection and processing as well your rights and your options for protecting your privacy at this link: https://www.cloudflare.com/privacypolicy/

Model Data Protection Statement  for Anwaltskanzlei Weiß & Partner

Liability for Content 

As service-provider, according to § 7 Abs.1 TMG (the German Tele-Media Act) our responsibility is limited to our own content on these web pages. According to §§ 8 bis 10 TMG, as service-provider, we are not obliged to monitor transferred or saved third party information on our website, nor are we required to investigate circumstances that point to a violation of the law. Our responsibility to delete or block such content as per common law remains however unchanged. A liability in this respect commences from the point in time when a proven violation of the the law is communicated. We will promptly delete any content onn being made aware of a proven violation of the law. 

Liability for Links

Our site contains links to third party web-sites. We have no influence on the content of those websites. As a consequence, we cannot take any responsibility for this these third-party websites. The content of the linked third party web-sites is the sole responsibility of their respective owners or providers. At the time the third-party web-sites were linked, we check them for infringements of the law. Content in contravention of the law was not discernible at the time of linking. Continuous monitoring of the content of the linked web-sites is unreasonable in the absence of any concrete evidence of infringement. When an infringement of the law is made known to us, we will promptly remove the respective links. 


The web-pages and content created by the Irish Setdancers Frankfurt are governed by the copyright laws of Germany. The duplication, modification, processing and any type of use the content outside the contraints of the copyright laws, requires the written consent of the Irish Setdancers Frankfurt. Downloads and copies for these web-pages many only be made for private use, and commercial use is explicitly forbidden. 

Where the contents of a web-page has not been created by the Irish Setdancers Frankfurt, the copyright of the third-party has been respected. Content and the copyright status of third-parties has been respected. Should you however find that we have missed appropriately acknowledging copyright, please contact us immediately so we can correct the oversight as promptly as possible. 

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