Privacy policy

Thank you for visiting our site! 

We at Cadmos Verlag GmbH are committed to protecting the information that you share with us, and explaining how we collect, process, and share that information. We will ensure that your data is treated confidentially according to the latest General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The data you have provided us with, will serve solely to keep you informed about the latest updates and news on Cadmos Verlag GmbH.

The following privacy policy gives you a complete overview on how personal data is collected while using the following sites:,,,,,,,,, or while using other sub-domains, products, advertisements, services and contents – that includes mobile usage for IOS and Android while visiting or using or services via our website.

In accordance with art. 13 GDPR, we provide you with the legal basis for our data processing. Unless the legal basis is mentioned, the following applies: The legal basis for obtaining consent is article 6 (1) lit. a and article 7 GDPR, the legal basis for the processing, performing our services and the execution of contractual measures as well as the response to inquiries is article 6 (1) lit. b GDPR, the legal basis for processing in order to fulfill our legal obligations is article 6 (1) lit. cGDPR, the legal regulations on how to fulfil our legitimate interests is based article 6 (1) lit. f GDPR.

In accordance with article 32 GDPR, Cadmos Verlag GmbH will implement several measures in order to protect your data. Depending on the nature, scope, circumstances and purposes of the processing as well as the severity of the risk to the rights and freedoms of natural persons, appropriate technical and organizational measures will be undertaken in order to ensure a high level of protection. These measures include, in particular, ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and availability of data by controlling the access to the data, as well as their access, input, disclosure, availability and separation. In addition, we have established procedures in order to ensure the proper usage of data, the erasure of data, and the response to data compromise. Furthermore, we consider the protection of personal data already in the development, or selection of hardware, software and procedures, according to the principle of data protection through technology design and privacy-friendly default settings (article 25 GDPR).

1 Personal data

You can visit our website without leaving any personal information. Information associated with accessing the websites of Cadmos Verlag GmbH is stored anonymously. A conclusion on your persona is not possible. Personal data will only be collected if you, for example in the context of an online order, fill out a request form, a newsletter subscription or a registration. We handle your data confidentially and in accordance with legal requirements.

2 Data usage

Cadmos Verlag GmbH processes and uses your personal data as far as this is necessary for the processing of inquiries or orders. To facilitate this task, an exchange of your data takes place with third parties involved in the order processing, for example when the goods are delivered or when processing your payment. You provide your user data in the forms used on the website. We capture and process your data in accordance with regulatory requirements.

2.1 We have to process your data in a specific way in order to provide you with our services in accordance with our General Terms and Conditions (processing of orders, participation in discussions). Such processing is necessary to fulfill the contract between you and us. Our Terms of Service make it clear that the processing of your data for the purpose of personalized content and advertising is a necessary part of the services we provide.

2.2 If you have given us your consent to use your data in a specific manner, we will rely on your consent (which you may revoke at any time).

2.3 As described in more detail below, we may process your information in certain instances where it is necessary for the pursuit of legitimate interests (our and such of our visitors, users or partners) and these legitimate interests are not overruled by your interests or rights.


3 Web shops

Our distributors carry out orders that you make via the web shop directly from Cadmos Verlag:


3.1 Germany

KNO VA, Koch, Neff & Oetinger Verlagsauslieferung GmbH

Industriestraße 23

DE-70565 Stuttgart


3.2 Austria

Medienlogistik Pichler-ÖBZ GmbH

IZ-NÖ Süd, Straße 1, Objekt 34

AT-2355 Wiener Neudorf


3.3 Switzerland

Buchzentrum AG

Industriestraße Ost 10

CH-4614 Hägendorf


3.4 Subscriptions to the booklets "Feine Hilfen" and "SitzPlatzFuss" are handled by 

In Time Media Services

Bavarian ring 14

DE-82041 Oberhaching


3.5 eBooks

Bookwire GmbH

Kaiserstr. 56

DE-60329 Frankfurt am Main


3.6 ePaper

United Kiosk AG

CAS Route 1-5

DE-76131 Karlsruhe

Cadmos Verlag has entered agreements with these companies in order to ensure the security of your data to the same extent.

In addition, your personal data will not be disclosed to third parties or transmitted to third countries, unless Cadmos Verlag GmbH is obliged to do so due to mandatory statutory provisions or that you yourself determine this. If you agree, we also want to occasionally use the personal information you provide us with (for example your name, address or e-mail address). This agreement can be revoked at any time. 


4 Newsletters

With the newsletter, we inform you about our offers and us. If you wish to receive the newsletter, we require an e-mail address from you, as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address provided or that the owner agrees to receive the newsletter. Your consent to the storage of the data, as well as their use to send the newsletter, you can revoke at any time. The revocation can be made via a link in the newsletter itself or by sending us a message to (


5 Cookies

Our website uses cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and stored by your browser. Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser the next time you visit.

You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and allow cookies only in individual cases, the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally exclude and enable the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.


6 Data collection when visiting the website without login

The online offers (websites) can be visited, without providing information about the person of the user. In this case, we only store access data without personal reference, such as the name of the internet service provider, the page from which the user visits the websites, the IP address (anonymised) or the date and time of the visit. These data are evaluated anonymously only to improve the offer and do not allow any conclusion to the person of the user.


7 Data collection via forms and websites with login

The use of certain services on the portals of Cadmos Verlag GmbH requires registration of the user; only then does the user gain access to areas subject to registration.

Personal data is also processed when the user uses or registers for a personalized or interactive service, for example, to order a newsletter or participate in a raffle. In this case, the personal data required for the respective service is requested. The recording takes place via:


8 Contact forms

On our websites there are contact forms for your requests. If you use these, you can enter the following data:

• Personal information (name)

• Details of your availability (e-mail address)

• Content of your request (What you want to tell us)

• Subscription number

According to GDPR, we use this information to quickly process and answer your request.


9 Forms for newsletter registration

On our websites, there are forms to register for the newsletters of the respective magazines. If you use these, you can enter the following data:

• Personal information such as gender and name

• Information on your availability, such as e-mail address

• Information about your company (for journals, portals)

• Information about your interests (horse, dog, pet, cooking, garden, textbook ...)

Based on your consent, we use this information to send you information about current industry events, editorial reports from our media, our own promotions and promotional offers from our customers via e-mail as part of our newsletter. You may revoke this consent at any time, without notice, for the future with immediate effect. We store this data for a maximum of three years after your last contact with us or until your revocation.


10 Login forms

The contents of some websites are reserved for use by subscribers. These can gain access to the contents by entering their personal access data. The following data can be entered for the login:

• Username (e-mail address)

• Password

• Remain signed in

We use this information to verify your legitimate access to the content offered and to release content for your use. If you activate the option "Remember me", we set a cookie, which will save you from having to log in again later. In order to prevent multiple accesses with the same password combination, a server-side check of the access data with a time stamp is possible. The user is responsible for ensuring that the password belonging to the login name is not accessible to third parties. The user assumes full responsibility for all actions taken using his login name in conjunction with his password.

The user assures that the information provided by him during registration is truthful and correct. The user undertakes to update this registration data if necessary. The operator is entitled to block or delete the user's account together with all stored data in case of non-compliance with the terms of use without prior notification of the user.

The data registered may be transmitted to third parties for the purpose of fulfilling legal obligations or official orders as well as for obvious predominant legal interest (especially for purposes of effective prosecution or defense).


11 Forms in our web shops and for product sales

On our website, you can subscribe online for printed and digital products or buy themed products for our books, DVDs and bookazines. To process the online purchase, you can enter the following data, among others:

• Authentication details (username, password)

• Details of the desired online product as well as its scope and order quantity

• Details of your person (or company / department), such as salutation, first and last name or home address

• Contact details such as telephone numbers and / or e-mail address

• Information on a possibly different delivery address

• Information about the desired method of payment and the relevant payment-relevant fields

We use this information to quickly process and process the product purchase in our web shops. In any case, we store this data until the fulfillment of the underlying transactions as well as within the statutory retention periods.


12 For what purpose we process collected data

• For online information content purposes

• Information about events 

• Dissemination of own and third-party advertising in online media for the financing of online media content

• Preservation and enhancement of customer satisfaction and customer loyalty by organizing competitions, events and customer surveys

• Dissemination of own and third-party advertising in online media also in a personalized form, taking into account preferences and usage behavior of communication channels for servicing the contractual relationship

• Transmission of electronic identification data of the customer to advertising partners, in order to enable them the controlled playout and the evaluation of the advertising media, using tracking methods and setting / reading of cookies and other identification features

• Embed third-party content in the online media content for informational purposes

• Evaluation of the user behavior and the personal preferences of the customers for the targeted dissemination of advertising with the aim of avoiding waste coverage

• Survey of the number of users for the documentation of the range, in particular also through the Austrian web analysis

• Survey of usage behavior in order to improve services


On the legal bases of the legitimate interests of the publisher, we also save data for direct mailing for the following purposes:

• Complaints and reclamations

• Survey of the number of users, in particular also through web analysis

• Maintaining customer satisfaction and retention


13 Use of "social media plugins" on the online platforms by Cadmos Verlag GmbH

In order to offer users the possibility to post interesting articles of our offers directly on social media channels, some offers by Cadmos Verlag GmbH contain plugins which are recognizable as social media buttons with the logos of the respective services. If a user calls up one of the services by clicking on the respective icon, a direct connection is established with the servers of the respective service. Thus, the content of our offer can be transmitted directly to the platform and incorporated into the user's website. Cadmos Verlag GmbH has no influence, knowledge or access to data processed by the social media portal. The assignment of the website visit to the personal social media profile can be avoided by a previous logout in the social media profile.


13.1 The following social media plugins are included in our offers (mainly on the and

13.1.1 Facebook

The plugin is identified by the Facebook logo and is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. When the user uses the services, the platform establishes a direct connection with the Facebook servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted and incorporated by Facebook directly. By integrating the plugins, Facebook receives the information that the user has accessed the platform. If the user is logged in with Facebook, Facebook can assign the visit to the appropriate Facebook account. If the user interacts with the plugins, for example, presses the "Like" button or makes a comment, the corresponding information is transmitted from his platform directly to Facebook and stored there. For the purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Facebook, as well as its rights in this regard and setting options for the protection of privacy, the user can refer to the privacy policy of Facebook.


13.1.2 Twitter

The Twitter plugin is identified by the Twitter logo and is operated by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom Street, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. If a user clicks on the Twitter icon, the "Re-Tweet" function links the websites visited by the user to the Twitter account of the user and thus informs third-party users. About the purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Twitter, the user can refer to the privacy pages and settings options for privacy protection on Twitter. By using this platform, the user agrees to the processing of the data collected about him by Twitter in the manner described above and for the aforementioned purpose.


13.1.3 LinkedIn

The LinkedIn plugin is recognizable by the LinkedIn logo and is operated by LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland. LinkedIn's "share" button lets visitors share your content with their LinkedIn contacts, whether it is editorial, landing, or other pages. About the purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by LinkedIn, the user can visit the privacy pages on LinkedIn.


13.1.4 Google+

The Google+ plugin is identified by the "G +" icon and is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. This should make it easy for the user to simply give friends recommendations. Some of the content that the user gives "G +" may have their name and profile photo visible in ads. The user can adjust these settings if wanted. Further information on the use of cookies and the disclosure of data, can be found with the Google+ privacy policy statement. 


13.1.5 XING

The XING plugin is recognizable by the XING logo and is operated by XING SE, Dammtorstraße 30, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. With the XING share button, visitors can share content from our web pages with their XING contacts, whether it is editorial, landing or other pages. Further information on the purpose and extent of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by XING can be found on the pages of data protection and privacy policy with XING.


13.1.6 Pinterest

This plugin is provided by Pinterest Inc. 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA 94301, USA. If the user uses Pinterest, visits websites or uses an app that has Pinterest features (such as the "pin-it" button), Pinterest will automatically receive log data, such as the IP address, the address of the website visited, art and settings of the browser, date and time of the call, the usage of the user, information about the device used by the user and information about so-called cookies. Pinterest also sets so-called cookies. The data is used by Pinterest to suggest suitable pins and pin boards to the user and to show personalized advertisements. For more information, please visit By using this platform, the user agrees to the processing of the data collected about him by Pinterest in the manner described above and for the aforementioned purpose.


13.1.7 Vimeo

We can embed the videos of the Vimeo platform of Vimeo Inc., Attention: Legal Department, 555 West 18th Street New York, New York 10011, USA. Privacy Policy: We point out that Vimeo can use Google Analytics and refer to the privacy policy ( and opt-out options for Google Analytics ( or Google's data usage settings for marketing purposes (


13.1.8 YouTube

We embed the videos on the YouTube platform of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Privacy Policy:, opt-out:


13.1.9 Google Fonts

We use Google Inc. fonts ("Google Fonts") on the Bookazin website, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Privacy Policy:, opt-out:


13.1.10 Google Maps

We include maps from the Google Maps service provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Privacy Policy:, opt-out:



13.2 Online presence in social media

Cadmos Verlag GmbH maintains online presences within social networks and platforms by communicating with the active customers and users in order to inform them about our services. When calling the respective networks and platforms, the terms and conditions and the data processing guidelines apply to their respective operators. Unless otherwise stated in our Privacy Policy, we will process users' data as long as they communicate with on social networks and platforms by writing posts on our sites or by sending us messages.


13.3 Inclusion of third-party content

Facebook: Some of our pages embed Facebook content. Further information.

Google Maps: Some of our pages embed Google Maps content. Further information.

Instagram: Some of our pages embed Instagram content. Further information.

Pinterest: Some of our sites embed Pinterest content. Further information.

Twitter: Some of our sites embed Twitter content. Further information.

Vimeo: Some of our sites embed content from Vimeo. Further information.

Youtube: Some of our sites embed content from Youtube. Further information.


14 Legal bases

Your data will be processed by us on one or more of the following legal bases. Not every one of them has to apply to you personally:

• Freedom of speech, expression and communication

• Because it is necessary for the fulfillment of the contract concluded between us or also for the preparation of the execution, thus for the execution of pre-contractual measures.

• Because you have consented to the processing (please note the revocability of your consent at any time, more on this below).

• Because processing your data is necessary to safeguard our legitimate interests. A legitimate interest is also the implementation of market communication and advertising.

• Because it is necessary to fulfill the legal obligations to which we are subjected to. This also applies in particular to the duties under tax law.

• Because we need it to enforce our legal claims (debt collection, etc.)


15 Analysis services

The websites of Cadmos Verlag GmbH use functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies". These text files are stored on your computer allow an analysis of the use of the website used by you. The information is generated by the cookie about your use of this website and is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

However, if IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

You can prevent the storage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser software; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest extent possible. In addition, you may prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading the browser plugin available under the following link:


16 Children and adolescents

Our websites are not targeted at anyone under the age of 16, and we ask that people under the age of 16 not to provide any personal information. If we learn that we have collected personally identifiable information from a person under the age of 16, we will take steps to delete that information as soon as possible.


17 Competitions

Insofar as your name and address are collected, they will be used solely for the purpose of dispatch or provision of any profit or, assuming your consent, to inform you of any further offers made by Cadmos Verlag GmbH.

The participation in the raffle is independent of the check mark of the possibly provided approval option to receive information about offers from Cadmos Verlag GmbH.

Can you appear anonymously or under a pseudonym?

Of course - but please note that we have certain services, such as the processing of orders and the sending of prizes, cannot be fulfilled if we do not know your name and address.


18 Consent

By entering your personal data you declare your consent to the described processing of the data and their use.


19 Information, cancellation, blocking

At any time, you have the right to inquire any information about your stored personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing and a right to correct, block or delete this data. For further information on personal data you can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint.


20 Scope / links

This privacy policy applies according to the one issued on May, 25th2018 exclusively for the web portals of Cadmos Verlag GmbH (see respective imprint). We have no control over the design and content of websites linked to our website and we cannot control how the providers of the linked websites handle your information, so our privacy policy and our area of ​​responsibility are not on their websites. Please inform yourself about the changes and adjustments to new laws.


Cadmos Verlag GmbH
Englmannstrasse 2
81673 Munich

Telephone: +49 89 451 08 51 0