Protecting personal data, is something we take very seriously. All data collected on our website are handled in accordance with legal requirements. This statement is intended to give you an overview of  what kinds of data we collect and why, and how we deal with it.

1) Collecting, processing and using of personal data

We collect and use your data for the order processing of your purchase as well as for advertising purposes. Personal data will be collected if you voluntarily notify us as part of your order or opening a customer account or when registering for the newsletter.

Your data will be passed on within the scope of the fulfillment of the contract to service providers, for example  payment service providers.

2) Log data

When you visit our websites, the following data are collected automatically:

  • your IP address
  • date and time of the access
  • page and name of the file you requested from the website
  • how much data you downloaded
  • protocol message, if the request was successful
  • the server reply code on the request from your browser.

The IP address is automatically anonymised 24 hours after the visit at the latest. The data are collected to detect faults, and to ensure the tailored design and optimum performance of this website.

3) Information about cookies

We have optimised our website by using cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored in your computer’s temporary memory. These cookies are deleted when you close your browser. You can prevent cookies from being set by activating the “disable cookies” option in your browser settings. However, this could affect your ability to make full use of the functions on our website.

4) Data security

We take extensive technical and organizational security precautions to protect your personal data against being manipulated, either accidentally or deliberately, or being lost, destroyed or accessed by unauthorized third parties. We are constantly improving these precautions as technology develops, but nonetheless, there can be no full safeguard. Your personal data in the ordering process are transmitted in encrypted form over the Internet. Credit card data are not stored but collected and processed directly by our payment service provider (Wirecard).

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: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

8) Personnel consulting

We would like to point out that your data will be stored in machine-readable form from the forms used on this website and from the information, you may send us unsolicited. We transmit it within Goldmedia to the recipients that need to know it.

Users must enter personal data themselves or make them available on their own initiative. Personal data will only be collected, processed and used as far as this is required to perform the offered services. The transfer of your data to other companies or persons also takes place exclusively for this purpose.

By entering or providing your personal data, you agree that we will process and use your personal data in this sense. Access to your data is only possible by a few specially authorized persons who deal with the technical, commercial or editorial support of the servers.

Rights of revocation

You may revoke your consent to the collection, processing and use of your personal data at any time with effect for the future. Your data will be deleted immediately. For this purpose, please send an e-mail with the necessary information to info[at]goldmedia.de. As far as your data is required for billing and accounting purposes, we are entitled to use your data for this purpose.

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]Goldmedia.de.

August, 2016