This data protection declaration clarifies the type, scope and purpose of the processing of personal data (hereinafter referred to as “data”) within our online offer and the websites, functions and content connected to it, as well as external online presences, e.g. our social media profile (hereinafter collectively referred to as the “online offer”). With regard to the terminology used, e.g. “Processing” or “responsible person”, we refer to the definitions in Art. 4 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection declaration. We would like to point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. when communicating by email) can have security gaps. It is not possible to completely protect data from third-party access.
Responsible for data processing on this website within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Del Medio Verlag GmbH
Represented by: Olaf Luft, Holger Heißenbüttel
Types of data processed
– Inventory data (e.g., names, addresses).
– Contact details (e.g., email, telephone numbers).
– Content data (e.g., text input, photographs, videos).
– Usage data (e.g., websites visited, interest in content, access times).
– Meta / communication data (e.g., device information, IP addresses).
Categories of data subjects
Visitors and users of the online offer (in the following we refer to the data subjects collectively as “users”).
Purpose of processing
– Providing the online offer, its functions and content.
– Answering contact inquiries and communicating with users.
– Safety measures.
– Range measurement / marketing
“Personal data” is all information that relates to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter “data subject”); An identifiable person is a natural person who can be identified directly or indirectly, in particular by assigning an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier (eg cookie) or one or more special features, expressing the physical, physiological, genetic, psychological, economic, cultural or social identity of this natural person.
“Processing” is any process carried out with or without the help of automated processes or any such series of processes in connection with personal data. The term goes far and covers practically every handling of data.
“Pseudonymization” means the processing of personal data in such a way that the personal data can no longer be assigned to a specific data subject without the use of additional information, provided that this additional information is kept separately and is subject to technical and organizational measures that ensure that the personal data cannot be assigned to an identified or identifiable natural person.
“Profiling” means any type of automated processing of personal data, which consists in the fact that this personal data is used to evaluate certain personal aspects relating to a natural person, in particular aspects relating to work performance, economic situation, health, personal Analyze or predict the preferences, interests, reliability, behavior, location or change of location of this natural person.
The “person responsible” is the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body that alone or together with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data.
“Processor” means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body that processes personal data on behalf of the person responsible.
Relevant legal bases
In accordance with Art. 13 GDPR, we will inform you of the legal basis for our data processing. Unless the legal basis is mentioned in the data protection declaration, the following applies: The legal basis for obtaining consent is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a and Art. 7 GDPR, the legal basis for processing for the performance of our services and implementation of contractual measures as well as answering inquiries is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR, the legal basis for processing to fulfill our legal obligations is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. c GDPR, and the legal basis for processing to protect our legitimate interests is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. In the event that vital interests of the data subject or another natural person require the processing of personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. d GDPR serves as the legal basis.
In accordance with Art. 32 GDPR, we will take appropriate technical considerations, taking into account the state of the art, the implementation costs and the type, scope, circumstances and purposes of processing, as well as the different probability and severity of the risk to the rights and freedoms of natural persons and organizational measures to ensure a level of protection appropriate to the risk.
The measures include, in particular, ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and availability of data by controlling the physical access to the data, as well as the access, input, transfer, securing availability and their separation. Furthermore, we have set up procedures that guarantee the exercise of data subject rights, deletion of data and reaction to data threats. We also take the protection of personal data into account when developing or selecting hardware, software and processes, in accordance with the principle of data protection through technology design and data protection-friendly default settings (Art. 25 GDPR).
Cooperation with processors and third parties
If we disclose data to other persons and companies (processors or third parties) as part of our processing, transmit them to them or otherwise give them access to the data, this will only be done on the basis of legal permission (e.g. if the data is transmitted to third parties as to payment service providers, in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 b GDPR for the fulfillment of the contract), you have consented, a legal obligation provides for this or on the basis of our legitimate interests (e.g. when using agents, web hosts, etc.).
If we commission third parties to process data on the basis of a so-called “order processing contract”, this is done on the basis of Art. 28 GDPR.
Disclosure of personal data to shipping service providers
When the goods are delivered by DHL (Deutsche Post AG, Charles-de-Gaulle-Strasse 20, 53113 Bonn), for the purpose of delivery in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR passed the delivery address including the recipient name to DHL.
Transfers to third countries
If we process data in a third country (i.e. outside the European Union (EU) or the European Economic Area (EEA)) or if this is done as part of the use of third-party services or disclosure or transmission of data to third parties, this will only take place if it is carried out to fulfill our (pre) contractual obligations, based on your consent, on the basis of a legal obligation or on the basis of our legitimate interests. Subject to legal or contractual permissions, we process or have the data processed in a third country only if the special requirements of Art. 44 ff. GDPR are met. I.e. the processing takes place e.g. on the basis of special guarantees, such as the officially recognized determination of a data protection level corresponding to the EU (e.g. for the USA through the “Privacy Shield”) or compliance with officially recognized special contractual obligations (so-called “standard contractual clauses”).
Data protection declaration when using etracker
Our website may use the etracker analysis service. The provider is etracker GmbH, Erste Brunnenstraße 1, 20459 Hamburg Germany.
Usage profiles can be created from the data under a pseudonym. Cookies can be used for this. Cookies are small text files that are stored locally in the cache of your internet browser. Cookies make it possible to recognize your browser again. The data collected with the etracker technologies will not be used to personally identify visitors to our website without the separate consent of the person concerned and will not be combined with personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym.
You can object to the data collection and storage at any time with future effect. In order to object to the collection and storage of your visitor data in the future, you can obtain an opt-out cookie from etracker under the following link, which means that no visitor data from your browser will be collected and stored by etracker in the future:
This sets an opt-out cookie with the name “cntcookie” from etracker. Please do not delete this cookie as long as you want to maintain your objection. Further information can be found in etracker’s data protection regulations: http://www.etracker.com/de/datenschutz.html
Data protection declaration when using Facebook plugins (like button)
Plugins from the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, may be integrated on our website. You can recognize the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the “Like” button on our website. An overview of the Facebook plugins can be found here:
If you do not want Facebook to be able to assign your visit to our website to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.
Data protection declaration when using Google Analytics
This website may use functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and that enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
If IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the website operator with other services related to website activity and internet usage. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
Data protection declaration when using Google +1
Our pages may use Google +1 functions. The provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Collection and disclosure of information: You can use the Google +1 button to publish information worldwide. Via the Google +1 button you and other users receive personalized content from Google and our partners. Google stores both the information that you have given +1 for content and information about the page that you viewed when you clicked +1. Your +1 can be used as references together with your profile name and your photo in Google services, such as in
Search results or in your Google profile, or in other places on websites and advertisements on the Internet. Google records information about your +1 activities in order to improve the Google services for you and others. To be able to use the Google +1 button, you need a globally visible, public Google profile that must contain at least the name chosen for the profile.
This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name can also replace another name that you used when sharing content via your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be displayed to users who know your email address or who have other identifying information about you.
Use of the information collected: In addition to the uses described above, the information you provide will be used in accordance with the applicable Google data protection regulations. Google may publish summarized statistics about the +1 activities of the users or pass them on to users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers or connected websites.
Data protection declaration when using Twitter
Your privacy settings on Twitter can be found in the account settings
We integrate the videos of the platform “YouTube” from Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Data protection declaration: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/,
Rights of data subjects
You have the right to request confirmation as to whether the data in question are being processed and for information about this data and for further information and a copy of the data in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR.
You have accordingly. Art. 16 DSGVO the right to request the completion of the data concerning you or the correction of the incorrect data concerning you.
In accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, you have the right to request that the data in question be deleted immediately, or alternatively, in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR, to request that the processing of the data be restricted.
You have the right to request that the data concerning you, which you have provided to us, be received in accordance with Art.
You have also gem. Art. 77 GDPR the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.
Right of withdrawal
You have the right to give consent in accordance with Revoke Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR with effect for the future.
Right to object
You can object to the future processing of your data in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR at any time. The objection can in particular be made against processing for direct marketing purposes.
Cookies and right to object to direct mail
“Cookies” are small files that are stored on users’ computers. Different information can be stored within the cookies. A cookie is primarily used to store information about a user (or the device on which the cookie is stored) during or after their visit within an online offer. Temporary cookies, or “session cookies” or “transient cookies”, are cookies that are deleted after a user leaves an online offer and closes his browser. In such a cookie e.g. the content of a shopping cart in an online shop or a login status can be saved. Cookies are referred to as “permanent” or “persistent” and remain saved even after the browser is closed. For example, the login status is saved if the users visit it after several days. Such a cookie can also be used to store the interests of users who are used for range measurement or marketing purposes. A “third-party cookie” refers to cookies that are offered by providers other than the person responsible for operating the online offer (otherwise, if they are only their cookies, we speak of “first-party cookies”).
We can use temporary and permanent cookies and clarify this in the context of our data protection declaration.
If users do not want cookies to be stored on their computer, they are asked to deactivate the corresponding option in the system settings of their browser. Stored cookies can be deleted in the system settings of the browser. The exclusion of cookies can lead to functional restrictions of this online offer.
Deletion of data
The data processed by us is deleted in accordance with Art. 17 and 18 GDPR or its processing is restricted. Unless expressly stated in this data protection declaration, the data stored by us will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required for their intended purpose and there are no legal storage obligations to prevent deletion. If the data is not deleted because it is required for other and legally permissible purposes, its processing will be restricted. I.e. the data will be blocked and not processed for other purposes. This applies e.g. for data that must be kept for commercial or tax law reasons.
According to legal requirements in Germany, storage is carried out in particular for 10 years in accordance with §§ 147 Paragraph 1 AO, 257 Paragraph 1 No. 1 and 4, Paragraph 4 HGB (books, records, management reports, accounting documents, trading books, more relevant for taxation Documents, etc.) and 6 years according to § 257 Paragraph 1 No. 2 and 3, Paragraph 4 HGB (commercial letters).
According to legal requirements in Austria, storage is carried out for 7 years in particular in accordance with Section 132 (1) BAO (accounting documents, receipts / invoices, accounts, receipts, business papers, statement of income and expenses, etc.) for 22 years in connection with land and for 10 years for documents in connection with electronically provided services, telecommunication, radio and television services, which are provided to non-entrepreneurs in EU member states and for which the Mini-One-Stop-Shop (MOSS) is used.
Business related processing
We also process
– Contract data (e.g., object of contract, term, customer category).
– Payment data (e.g. bank details, payment history)
from our customers, prospects and business partners for the purpose of providing contractual services, service and customer care, marketing, advertising and market research.
Order processing in the online shop and customer account
We process our customers’ data as part of the ordering processes in our online shop in order to enable them to select and order the selected products and services, as well as their payment and delivery, or execution.
The processed data include inventory data, communication data, contract data, payment data and the people affected by the processing include our customers, interested parties and other business partners. Processing is carried out for the purpose of providing contractual services in the context of operating an online shop, billing, delivery and customer services. We use session cookies to store the contents of the shopping cart and permanent cookies to save the login status.
Processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b (Execution of order processes) and c (Archiving required by law) GDPR. The information marked as required is required to justify and fulfill the contract. We only disclose the data to third parties within the scope of delivery, payment or within the scope of legal permits and obligations towards legal advisers and authorities. The data will only be processed in third countries if this is necessary to fulfill the contract (e.g. at the customer’s request for delivery or payment).
Users cannot create a user account, in particular by being able to view their past orders.
When using our online services, we save the IP address and the time of the respective user action. The storage takes place on the basis of our legitimate interests, as well as the user’s protection against misuse and other unauthorized use. This data is not passed on to third parties, unless it is necessary to pursue our claims or there is a legal obligation to do so in accordance with. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c GDPR.
The deletion takes place after expiry of statutory warranty and comparable obligations, the necessity of storing the data is checked every three years; in the case of statutory archiving obligations, deletion takes place after their expiry (end of commercial law (6 years) and tax law (10 years) retention period).
We process our customers’ data as part of our contractual services, which include conceptual and strategic consulting, campaign planning, software and design development / consulting or maintenance, implementation of campaigns and processes / handling, server administration, data analysis / consulting services and training services.
We process inventory data (e.g., customer master data, such as names or addresses), contact data (e.g., email, telephone numbers), content data (e.g., text input, photographs, videos), contract data (e.g., subject matter of the contract, term), payment data (e.g., Bank details, payment history), usage and metadata (e.g. as part of the evaluation and success measurement of marketing measures). We generally do not process special categories of personal data, unless they are part of a commissioned processing. Those affected include our customers, prospective customers and their customers, users, website visitors or employees as well as third parties. The purpose of processing is to provide contractual services, billing and our customer service. The legal basis for processing results from Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR (contractual services), Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR (analysis, statistics, optimization, security measures). We process data that are necessary for the establishment and fulfillment of the contractual services and point out the necessity of their specification. Disclosure to external parties only takes place if it is required in the context of an order. When processing the data provided to us in the context of an order, we act in accordance with the instructions of the client and the legal requirements for order processing in accordance with. Art. 28 GDPR and process the data for no other purposes than those specified in the order.
We delete the data after expiry of statutory warranty and comparable obligations. the necessity of storing the data is checked every three years; in the case of statutory archiving obligations, deletion takes place after its expiry (6 years, in accordance with section 257 (1) HGB, 10 years, in accordance with section 147 (1) AO). In the case of data that has been disclosed to us in the context of an order by the client, we delete the data in accordance with the specifications of the order, generally after the order has ended.
External payment service providers
We use external payment service providers, whose platforms users and we can use to make payment transactions (with a link to the data protection declaration,
In the context of fulfilling contracts, we use the payment service providers on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b. GDPR. For the rest, we use external payment service providers based on our legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. GDPR in order to offer our users effective and secure payment options.
The data processed by the payment service providers include inventory data, such as the name and address, bank details, such as Account numbers or credit card numbers, passwords, TANs and checksums as well as the contract, sums and recipient-related information. The information is required to complete the transactions. However, the data entered will only be processed and saved by the payment service providers. I.e. we do not receive any account or credit card-related information, only information with confirmation or negative information about the payment. The data may be transmitted by the payment service provider to credit agencies. The purpose of this transmission is to verify identity and creditworthiness. For this we refer to the terms and conditions and data protection notices of the payment service providers.
The terms and conditions and the data protection notices of the respective payment service providers apply to the payment transactions, which can be called up within the respective websites or transaction applications. We also refer to these for further information and assertion of cancellation, information and other data subject rights.
Administration, financial accounting, office organization, contact management
We process data in the context of administrative tasks as well as the organization of our company, financial accounting and compliance with legal obligations, such as archiving. We process the same data that we process as part of the provision of our contractual services. The processing bases are Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. c. GDPR, Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f. GDPR. Customers, interested parties, business partners and website visitors are affected by the processing. The purpose and our interest in processing lies in administration, financial accounting, office organization, archiving of data, i.e. tasks that serve to maintain our business activities, perform our tasks and provide our services. The deletion of the data with regard to contractual services and contractual communication corresponds to the information mentioned in these processing activities.
We disclose or transmit data to the financial administration, consultants such as tax advisors or auditors as well as other fee agencies and payment service providers.
Furthermore, based on our business interests, we store information about suppliers, organizers and other business partners, e.g. for later contact. We generally store this mostly company-related data permanently.
Hosting and emailing
The hosting services used by us serve to provide the following services: infrastructure and platform services, computing capacity, storage space and database services, e-mail dispatch, security services and technical maintenance services that we use for the purpose of operating this online offer.
We, or our hosting provider, process inventory data, contact data, content data, contract data, usage data, meta and communication data from customers, interested parties and visitors to this online offer based on our legitimate interests in the efficient and secure provision of this online offer in accordance with. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR in conjunction Art. 28 GDPR (conclusion of an order processing contract).
Collection of access data and log files
We, or our hosting provider, based on our legitimate interests within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f. GDPR data about every access to the server on which this service is located (so-called server log files). The access data include the name of the website accessed, file, date and time of access, amount of data transferred, notification of successful access, browser type and version, the user’s operating system, referrer URL (the previously visited page), IP address and the requesting provider .
For security reasons (e.g. to investigate misuse or fraud), log file information is stored for a maximum of 7 days and then deleted. Data whose further storage is required for evidence purposes are excluded from deletion until the respective incident has been finally clarified.
If you send us inquiries using the contact form, your details from the inquiry form, including the contact details you provided there, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the inquiry and in the event of follow-up questions. We will not pass on this data without your consent.
Objection to advertising emails
We hereby object to the use of contact data published within the framework of the imprint obligation for sending unsolicited advertising and information material. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as spam e-mails.
We reserve the right to make changes to the data protection declaration, particularly in the case of service adjustments and extensions, as well as updated legal requirements. Our new data protection declaration, if applicable, then applies when you visit our website again.
Questions about data protection
Please direct your questions to the above Data protection to firstname.lastname@example.org
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Status of data protection regulations: 24.5.2018