Data Protection Statement

Since May 25, 2018, the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter GDPR) apply throughout Europe. Below we would like to inform you about the processing of personal data carried out by Goldmedia GmbH within the framework of the GDPR (§ 13 GDPR). Personal data is information that can be directly or indirectly attributed to your person.

The data processing by Goldmedia can essentially be divided into two categories:

  • For the purpose of contract execution, all data required for the performance of the contract with Goldmedia will be processed. Are external service providers involved in the execution of the contract, e.g. logistics companies and payment service providers, your data will be passed on to the extent required.
  • By opening the website/application of Goldmedia different information between your device and our server are exchanged. This can also be personal data. The information collected in this way will i.a. used to optimize our website or to display advertisements in the browser of your device.

According to the requirements of the GDPR, you have different rights that you can assert. This includes among others the right to appeal against selected data processing, in particular data processing for advertising purposes. The possibility of contradiction is high-lighted by printing. If you have any questions about our privacy policy, you can always contact our company Data Protection Officer. The contact details can be found below. 

Our complete privacy policy is currently available only in German. Please go to our German speaking area.

1. Who is responsible?

Responsibility for data processing and in connection with this Data Protection Statement is

Goldmedia GmbH
Oranienburger Str. 27
10117 Berlin
Tel.: 030-246 2660

2. Name and adress of the Data Protection Officer

The company's data protection officer can be reached at:

RA Clemens Appel
Tel.: +49-30-246 2660

3. General information for data processing

a) Scope of personal data processing

In principle, we collect and use personal data of our users only to the extent necessary for a functional website and our content and services. The collection and use of personal data of our users takes place regularly only with the consent of the user. An exception applies to cases in which prior consent can not be obtained for reasons of fact and the processing of the data is permitted by law.

b) Legal basis for the processing of personal data

Insofar as we obtain the consent of the data subject for processing of personal data, Art. 6(1) GDPR, as the legal basis for the processing of personal data. In the processing of personal data necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is a party, Art. 6(1) DSGVO is the legal basis. This also applies to processing operations required to carry out pre-contractual measures. Insofar as processing of personal data is required to fulfill a legal obligation that is subject to our company, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c DSGVO as legal basis. In the event that vital interests of the data subject or another natural person require the processing of personal data, Art. 6(1) GDPR is the legal basis. If processing is necessary to safeguard the legitimate interests of our company or a third party, and if the interests, fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject do not prevail over the first interest, Art. 6(1) GDPR is the legal basis for processing.

c) Data deletion and storage time

The personal data of the data subject will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of the storage is deleted. In addition, such storage may take place if provided for by the European or national legislator in EU regulations, laws or other regulations to which the controller is subject. Blocking or deletion of the data also takes place when a storage period prescribed by the standards mentioned expires, unless there is a need for further storage of the data for conclusion of a contract or fulfillment of the contract.

4. Availability of the website and creation of logfiles

a) Description and scope of data processing

Each time our website is accessed, our system automatically collects data and information from the computer system of the viewed computer.

The following data is collected:

(1) Information about the browser type and version used
(2) The operating system of the user
(3) The Internet service provider of the user
(4) The IP address of the user
(5) Date and time of access
(6) Websites from which the system of the user comes to our website
(7) Web sites accessed by the user's system through our website

The data is also stored in the log files of our system. A storage of this data together with other personal data of the user does not take place.

b) Legal basis for data processing

The legal basis for processing the IP address is Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR.

c) Purpose of the data processing

The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to allow delivery of the website to the computer of the user. To do this, the user's IP address must be kept for the duration of the session.

The IP address of your device and the other data listed above are used by us for the following purposes: 

  • Ensuring a smooth connection
  • Ensuring a comfortable use of our website/application
  • Evaluation of system security and stability

For these purposes, our legitimate interest is in the processing of data according to Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR.

d) Duration of storage

The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary for the purpose of its collection. In the case of the collection of the data for the provision of the website this is the case, if the respective meeting is finished and in the case of the storage in log files after no more than seven days. An additional storage is possible. In this case, the IP addresses of the users are deleted or alienated, so that an assignment of the called client is no longer possible.

e) Possibility to object and remove

The collection of data forproviding the website and the storage of the data in log files is essential for the operation of the website. There is consequently no contradiction on the side of the user.

5) Right to know

Subject to the relevant legal provision, we'll be happy to tell you what personal details we store, to correct your personal details or delete them.

6) Newsletter

If you subscribe to Goldmedia’s newsletter we save salutation, first name, last name and your email address, the time of the order and timing of the confirmation of the order. The storage and use of this data is only for sending the newsletter.

If you no longer wish to receive the newsletter, you can cancel your subscription by clicking a link in the newsletter. In case of cancellation from the newsletter, your data will be deleted within 48 hours after receiving the deregistration.

7) Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics: a web analysis service from Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”; these are text files which are stored on your computer to analyse the way you use the website. The information about the way you use this website created by the cookie is usually sent to and stored on a Google server in the USA. However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address is truncated beforehand within member states of the European Union or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address sent to a server of Google in the U.S. and truncated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator to evaluate the way you use the website, to collate reports on website activities and to provide the website operator other services related to website and internet use. The IP address sent by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not combined with other data held by Google.

You can always change your browser settings to prevent cookies from being stored; however, we draw your attention to the fact that, in these circumstances, you may find that you are unable to make full use of functions on the website. In addition, you can prevent the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) being recorded and sent to Google, as well as processing of the data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link:

9) Contact for data security

For questions concerning the collection, processing or use of your personal data, for information, correction, blocking or deletion of data and for the revocation of consent, please contact: Goldmedia GmbH, Oranienburger Str. 27, 10117 Berlin Info[at]

August, 2016