Legal notice

Legal notice

GegenStandpunkt Verlagsgesellschaft mbH
Kirchenstrasse 88
81675 Munich

Phone: (089) 272 16 04
Fax: (089) 272 16 05

Publisher ID: 81493
Sales tax ID: 129 355 234
Registered place of business: Munich
Manager: Werner Schweikert
Commercial Register: Munich HRB 97949
Tax office for corporations: 812/23886
Responsible for editorial content: Dr. Peter Decker
Address as above

Bank details:
Account 204040-804 Postbank Muenchen, Bank code: 700 100 80
IBAN: DE46 70010080 0204040804
BIC: PBNKDEFF (11-digit Swift code: PBNKDEFFXXX)

Under current law we are required to inform our customers of the existence of the European Online Dispute Resolution platform: GegenStandpunkt Verlagsgesellschaft mbH does not participate in dispute resolution procedures before a consumer arbitration board and is not obliged to do so.

Privacy policy

We want you to know what data we collect when, and how we use it. We have taken technical and organizational measures to ensure that the regulations governing data protection are heeded both by us and by external service providers. As our websites evolve and new technologies are implemented, changes to this privacy policy may become necessary. Therefore we recommend that you re-read this privacy policy from time to time.

What is personal data?

Personal data means any particulars about the personal or material circumstances of an identified or identifiable natural person. This includes information such as your real name, address, phone number or date of birth (if stated). Personal data does not refer to statistical information which cannot be linked directly or indirectly to you, such as the popularity of individual web pages of our website or the number of users of a page.

Access to the website

Every access to the website of GegenStandpunkt Verlag is logged in a log file. The log file stores the following data:

  • date and time of request
  • name of requested file
  • page from which file was requested, if your device transmits this information
  • access status (file transferred, file not found, etc.)
  • web browser used and operating system used
  • amount of data transferred

No data such as an IP address allowing you to be identified is recorded in this log file. We use the stored data in the case of a malfunction to determine its cause.

Transmission of personal data

  • When you write to us using our contact form, we collect and store all the information you submit in this form. We use this data to meet your requests.
  • When you order our products through our order forms, we collect and store all the information you submit in these forms. We use this data to meet your requests.

It is always entirely up to you to decide whether to provide us with this data. We store it on protected servers in Germany. Access is restricted to a small number of authorized persons who are involved in the technical, commercial or editorial support of our services.

Disclosure of personal data to third parties

Data logged when you access the website of GegenStandpunkt Verlag will only be passed on to third parties if we are required by law or court order to do so or if attacks on the Internet infrastructure of GegenStandpunkt Verlag make it necessary to disclose such data for purposes of legal action or criminal prosecution. We do not disclose data for other non-commercial or for commercial purposes.

Use of cookies

The web pages of GegenStandpunkt Verlag use cookies which are valid for the duration of your visit to the website. This is technically required for our website to function. These cookies contain no personal data. Most browsers are set to automatically accept cookies. However, you can disable the storage of cookies or set your browser or device so that cookies are only stored as long as you are connected to the Internet.

Location of server

The server of our hosting provider is located within the territory of the Federal Republic of Germany.

Right to be informed

At your written request we will inform you of what personal data of yours we have stored.

Relevant data protection authority

Bavarian Data Protection Authority
Promenade 27
91522 Ansbach

Phone: +49 (0) 981 53 1300
Fax: +49 (0) 981 53 98 1300