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Privacy Statement  

Effective from 13.3.2018

1. Use of personal data
The use of our site is possible without entering personal data. However, different regulations may occur which are explained in detail below. Your personal data (for example, name, address, e-mail, telephone number, etc.) will only be processed by us in accordance with the provisions of the German data protection law, i.e. The Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the German Telemedia Act (TMG). Data are personal if they can be clearly assigned to a particular natural person. The following regulations inform you about the nature, extent and purpose of the collection, use and processing of personal data by the provider

Panther Media GmbH, Rüdesheimer Str. 11, 80686 Munich, Germany
Managing Directors: Tomas Speight, Robert Walters
Registered at the register court: Munich HRB 154364
E-mail: info[at]
Phone: +49 (0) 89/2000 213-0

We point out that internet-based data transmissions have security gaps, so that complete protection against access by third parties is impossible.

2. Server log files
The provider of the pages automatically collects and saves information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:
Name of the retrieved web page, file, date and time of the retrieval, transmitted data volume, notification of successful retrieval, browser type including version, operating system of the user, referrer URL, the IP address and the requesting provider.

These data cannot be attributed to specific persons. This data is not merged with other data sources. We use the log data only for statistical evaluations for the purpose of operation, security and optimization of our offer; However, we reserve the right to review these data at a later date if we become aware of any concrete indications for unlawful use.

3. Registration Function
We offer you the possibility to register on our website. The data entered during registration, which can be seen in the entry fields of the registration form, namely

Name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone, language setting, company address, VAT ID, newsletter setting, account type, affiliate indication

are collected and stored exclusively for the use of our offer. When registering on our site, we will also save your IP address and the date and time of your registration. This serves as security on our part in the event that a third party misuses your data and registers with this data on our site without your knowledge. There is no transfer to third parties. A comparison of the collected data with data that may be collected by other components of our site is also not effected.

4. Possible contacts
On our site, we offer you the possibility of contacting us by e-mail and / or via a contact form. In this case, the information provided by the user is stored for the purpose of processing his contact. In this case there is no transfer of data to third parties. A comparison of the collected data with data that may be collected by other components of our site does also not take place. In addition to that, you can contact us via a Ticket- and Chat-System. To enable this, we use a system provided by Zendesk.

5. Comments and contributions
When users post comments on the blog or other posts, their IP addresses are stored. This occurs in the interest to the security of the offerer, in case someone writes illegal contents (insults, prohibited political propaganda, etc.) in such comments and contributions. In such cases, the provider itself may be prosecuted for the comment or contribution and is therefore interested in the author's identity.

6. Newsletter
If you would like to receive our newsletter, we require your email address, as well as information that will allow us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address and agree to receive the newsletter. Further data is not collected. This data is only used for sending the newsletter and is not passed on to third parties.

Your consent to the storage of the data, the e-mail address as well as its use for sending the newsletters can be revoked at any time, for example via the provided link in the newsletter.

7. Use of cookies
Cookies are data records that are sent by the web server to the user's web browser and stored there. These are usually so-called "session cookies", which are deleted after the end of your visit.
However, in some cases, these cookies are stored for later retrieval in order to recognize you again automatically. This recognition is based on the IP address stored in the cookies. The information obtained in this way is used to optimize our offers and to make it easier for you to access our site.
You can determine yourself whether cookies can be collected by setting your browser in such a way that you are informed before a cookie is stored and not having to save it until you explicitly accept it. However, we would point out that in this case you may not be able to fully utilize all the functions of our website.

8. User profiles
Personal user profiles are not created. § 15 para. 3 of the German Teleservices ACT (TMG),however, allows the use of user profiles under a pseudonym for the purpose of advertising, market research and the appropriate design of offers, provided the user does not object to this:
We also use web analytics services provided by In Media Advertising GmbH, which perform the web analysis for us as contract processors. The offers fulfill all requirements of German and European data protection law.
With the technologies of the providers, data is collected and stored on our website. From this data, usage profiles for marketing and optimization purposes are created under a pseudonym. Cookies may be used. Cookies are small text files that are stored locally in the cache of the web browser's page visitors. Cookies enable recognition of the Internet browser. Furthermore, your usage behaviour can be measured via a JavaScript code and data collected in this way can be transmitted directly to the provider's server in Germany or the EU via an HTML connection.
The data collected with the tracking technologies is not used to personally identify you without you having separately consented to this. The collected data are also not combined with personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym. Cross-site analysis is also not performed.
If you want to disable tracking technically, you can deactivate JavaScript and cookies in your web browser. In addition, you may object to the collection and storage of data at any time with effect for the future. Please contact us at info[at] to notify us of your objection to these services.

9. Google Analytics
This offer uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on users' computers and which allow an analysis of the use of the website through them. The information generated by the cookie about the use of this website by the users is generally transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
However, in the case of the activation of IP anonymization on this website, the IP address of the users of Google will be abridged within Member States of the European Union or in other Member 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 US and abbreviated there. IP anonymization is active on this website. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate the use of the website by the users to compile reports on the website activities and to provide other services related to the website usage and the internet usage for the website operator.
The IP address provided by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. The users can prevent the storage of the cookies by a corresponding setting of their browser software. However, this offer advises users that in this case, you may not be able to fully utilize all the functions of this website. In addition, users may prevent Google's processing of the data (including your IP address) generated by the cookie and the use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link:
As an alternative to the browser add-on or within browsers on mobile devices, please click this link to prevent the Google Analytics collection within this website in the future. An opt-out cookie is stored on your device. If you delete your cookies, you must click this link again.

10. Use of social plugins and recommendation components
On our pages, functions / plugins from the following providers are being used:, provider: Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
Google+, provider: Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA
Twitter, provider: Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
LinkedIn LinkedIn Corporation Copyright © 2010 LinkedIn Corporation. This LinkedIn Company
Pinterest, supplier: Pinterest Inc., 808 Brannan Street San Francisco, CA 94103-490, USA
Digg, vendor: Inc., 50 Eldridge Street, New York NY 10002

Zendesk, vendor: Zendesk, Inc. 1019 Market St., San Francisco, CA 94103, USA

When a user accesses one of our pages containing such a function, his browser establishes a direct connection to the servers of the respective provider. We have no influence on the extent of the data collected by the respective provider with this function.
Through the integration of the function, the provider receives the information that a user has accessed the corresponding page of our website. If the user is logged in to the provider (i.e., for example to Facebook),the provider can assign the visit to the respective account of the user. When users interact with the functions / plugins, for example, by clicking the Like or Recommendation button or share content via the corresponding function, this is transmitted directly from your browser to the provider and stored there. If a user is not a member of the respective provider, there is still the possibility that the provider can find and store his IP address. If a user is a member of the respective provider and does not want the provider to collect data about him via our website and link it with his member data stored at the provider, he must log out from such provider prior to visiting our website.
The purpose and scope of data collection and further processing as well as use of the data by the aforementioned providers of social media plugins and functions, as well as the rights and settings for the protection of the privacy of the users, can be reviewed from the data protection guidelines of the respective providers:

11. Yandex.Metrica
We use Yandex.Metrica, a web analytics and click tracking service of Yandex, in 119021 Moscow, L. Tolstoy Street, 16. The information generated by the use of the Service regarding your use of our website (including your IP Address) are transferred to a server of Yandex in the Russian Federation and stored there. Cookies are used on your device for this purpose. Cookies are text files which are stored on your computer and which allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. Yandex will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on the website activity for the commercial site operators and to provide other services connected with the use of the website and the Internet. Yandex may also transfer this information to a third party provided that this is required by law or if third parties process this data on behalf of Yandex. You may object to this form of data collection and storage at any time with effect for the future. You can do this yourself by setting your browser to prevent the storage of cookies from the website If you wish to delete your already saved data, simply send an e-mail to info[at]

12. Data protection for the use of AutopilotHQ
This website uses functions of the marketing automation service Autopilot HQ. Supplier is Autopilot Inc., 589 Howard Street, Level 2, San Francisco, CA, 9410, USA. AutopilotHQ uses so-called "cookies". Cookies are small text files which are stored locally in the cache of the visitor's Internet browser, in order to enable the visitor's internet browser to be recognized. The IP address is anonymized immediately after its processing but prior to its storage. You can prevent the installation of the cookies by means of an appropriate setting of your browser software or delete already saved cookies; However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to fully utilize all the functions of our website.
For more information on data protection, see Autopilot's Privacy Statement at

13. Right to information
You can contact us free of charge related to questions concerning the collection, processing or use of your personal data and their correction, blocking, deletion or the revocation of a given consent on the basis of the Federal Data Protection Act. We would like to point out that you have the right to correct incorrect data or to delete personal data, if this request is not contradicted by a statutory retention requirement.






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