Remarks regarding data protection

I. Party responsible

The party responsible for this website within the meaning of data protection legislation and regulations for media services is ad-media GmbH (hereinafter referred to as “ad-media”), registered at the Commercial Registry Cologne under HRB 22639, Industriestrasse 180, 50999 Cologne, Germany, telephone: 0049 2236 96 23 90, email address:

II. Collecting, storing and utilising personal data

In the course of registration and order placement, we may also collect personal data under certain conditions on our website. This information will be stored in order to process the contract at hand. This applies particularly to data in connection with the acceptance and fulfilment of orders (for instance, name, address, email address, information about services ordered, data concerning order and payment behaviour) plus other data that may be made available to us on a voluntary basis (for instance, field of activity in a company, association memberships, etc.).

We only collect, process and utilise personal data within the meaning of the legal provisions of the German federal law for data protection and tele-media act. Personal data will only be utilised for processing a customer’s contract and for our own marketing purposes.

Right of revocation:

If you have agreed, in the course of placing an order online, to ad-media sending you a newsletter by email, you may revoke the utilisation of your data for advertising purposes at any time. A short email to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) will be sufficient for this purpose.

If you have not asked for a newsletter, we are only permitted according to legislation to send you advertising by email if we have received your address from you in connection with the sale of some good or service and you – despite clear and explicit information concerning the possibility of a revocation at any time – have not revoked its utilisation. We will only send you advertising by email for similar goods / services to the goods / services that have been purchased. You may revoke this utilisation of your data for advertising purposes at any time. A short email to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) will be sufficient for this purpose.

On request, we will give you, free of charge, information about the data stored concerning your person. In a similar fashion, we will amend, block or delete stored data concerning your person if you desire this. Please contact ad-media to this end by email at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Outside of that which is permitted by law and subject to your consent, we will only collect and utilise anonymised data bearing no reference to persons, for statistical purposes and for continually improving our internet service.

III. Forwarding your data to third parties

Outside of that which is permitted by law, ad-media will not sell personal data to third parties or transmit data for other purposes to third parties with the exception of the data forwarding necessary to our distribution companies and other service providers that we may employ for processing your contracts. These mandated companies will, however, only utilise your personal data for processing your contract.

Data will be forwarded solely for marketing purposes to outside parties where this is legally permitted (generally publicised data and data summarised in lists according to § 28 Section 3 No. 3 f.f. and § 47 No. 2 f.f. German federal data protection act and according to § 28 Sec-tion 3 p. 2 und p. 4 f.f. German federal data protection act).

IV. Utilisation of cookies

Cookies are small data packages that are stored in the user’s computer when he visits an internet website. They can neither transmit viruses nor read hard disc data. We reserve the right to utilise so-called session cookies that are, however, immediately deleted when the browser is shut down. These cookies are intended to facilitate the utilisation of our online service.

In addition, we also reserve the right to employ cookies that retain their utility after the session has ended (trans-session cookies). These cookies, in particular, are intended to make our service safer, more effective and more user-friendly. For example, thanks to this data, it is possible to display information on our web pages that has been specifically tailored to your interests. Their exclusive purpose, then, consists in adapting our service to our customers’ desires in an optimum manner and to configure surfing in the friendliest way possible for you.

Most internet browsers accept cookies being set. It is, of course, possible to set up your browser in such a manner that our cookies are not stored on the hard disc drive. The help function in most browsers’ menu bar can explain to you how this can be arranged. If your browser does not accept cookies, it is quite possible that certain areas of our website cannot be fully utilised.

V. Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at or at Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).