1. Responsible Body

As the operator of this website (hereinafter referred to as “Website”) and as the provider of the App (hereinafter referred to as “App”) respectively, where this data protection declaration is accessible, the United Kiosk AG, CAS-Weg 1-5, 76131 Karlsruhe/Germany (hereinafter referred to as “we”) is responsible for the collection, processing and use of your personal data, which is incurred during your visit to the Website resp. the App or entered when ordering products or are otherwise incurred.

2. Personal Data

Personal data includes all information concerning personal or factual circumstances of a certain or ascertainable natural person, e.g. first and last name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number or the customer’s birth date.

3. Principle

We only collect, process or use personal data if this is permitted by law or if you have issued your consent.

4. Lawfully Permitted Use without Previous Special Consent

  1. General
    According to the legal provisions, certain data uses are also permitted without the special consent of the persons concerned. In the following, we will inform you about which data uses permitted by law.

  2. Data Use for Contract Processing and Account Opening
    If applicable, the information you have entered in the respective ordering mask made available on our Website or App shall be used for the processing of your order and completion and fulfillment of the contract as well as other warranty claims.

    Insofar as contracts according to the information given in the ordering process are not concluded with us but with third parties (eg magazines subscriptions ordered with publishers), we will forward the customer's personal data necessary for the conclusion of the contract and the fulfillment of the contract to the third party for these purposes. If the publisher has commissioned a service provider with the conclusion in his name and / or with the processing of a subscription, we will inform you about it in the ordering process and forward the necessary data also to this service provider.

    If we deliver an ordered product according to your request to a third party designated by you or to make available for download, we will also use the personal data of the designated third party for the purposes mentioned above.

    An account will be created for digital orders, in which we make your digital products available to you. After creating the account, you are able to protect it with your personal password or equip it with further information Within the context of existing subscription contracts covering the delivery of digital products of the press, we will inform you by eMail about digital issues of the subscribed press’ products as they become available to the e-mail address entered.

    Under existing subscription contracts for the purchase of digital press products, we may notify you by e-mail to the specified e-mail address of available digital editions of the subscribed press article.

    Information collected and used as described by us for the purposes set out above generally includes your first and last name, your mailing address, any deviating delivery address, your e-mail address, and - to avoid confusion of identity and your ability to conduct business - if applicable, your date of birth. For tax-correct invoicing, we also collect and use information as to whether you are a consumer or entrepreneur and where your place of residence or habitual residence is; the information relevant in this respect include e.g. Your VAT number and your IP address.

    Depending on the payment method you have selected, when ordering a product you may be directed to a separate website of the relevant provider of the chosen payment system. There the necessary payment data for the purpose of payment are collected from this provider.

    We save the contract text and send you the order data by e-mail. You can view our terms and conditions at any time at For security reasons, your order data is not accessible to you as a customer via the Internet.

    To process our customers’ inquiries, we use the ticket system Zendesk, a customer service platform of the Zendesk Inc., 989 Market Street #300, San Francisco, CA 94102. In addition, with Zendesk, we have contractually secured the storage of data exclusively in Europe.
    More information concerning data processing through Zendesk can be found in their data protection declaration at Should you have any questions, feel free to contact Zendesk’s data protection officer:

    We will delete the data as soon as you have requested the deletion and in the case that no statutory preservation periods exist. In addition, if storing the data for the purpose of data entry is no longer required or if further storing of data for other reasons is illegal.

  3. No Usage for Marketing Purposes
    We do not use your data entered when ordering for our own or third-party advertising. Such use shall only take place upon your explicit, special and previous consent.

  4. Using Cookies
    In order to make our Website and App more attractive for visitors; we use cookies on different pages, which enable the use of certain functions. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer for that purpose. The majority of cookies used are deleted from your hard drive at the end of your browsing session (so-called “session cookies”). Other cookies remain on your end device, and enable us or out partner companies to recognize your computer during your next visit (so- called “persistent cookies”). For example, this saves you the time of repeatedly entering certain information. When implementing cookies, we only receive pseudonymized or anonymized data.

    You can object to cookies, for any future use, by setting your browser to always inform you when cookies are set; in this manner, you decide whether to individually accept the cookies or to generally not accept cookies. Should you decide to generally not accept cookies, our website’s functionality could be limited.

  5. User-Profile Creation for Web Analysis
    In order to optimize the functions of the website (incl. the HTML5-Reader that is particularly used if you click on "excerpt" resp. after logging into your library when selecting "Read" of an ePaper-issue) and tailor the website’s and/or the App’s design to suit market needs, the data that has been anonymized on our behalf through the solution and technologies developed by econda GmbH, Haid-und-Neu-Str. 7, 76131 Karlsruh (Germany) *(hereinafter referred to as "econda") and stored on econda-operated servers in Germany: The websites and/or the App that you visit, your type of browser and the operating system as well as date and duration of your visit, including anonymous data concerning the purchasing process; the IP address is only stored as an abbreviation. Compiled from this data, econda creates pseudonym user profiles on our behalf. Cookies could be implemented for this purpose, which makes recognition of an Internet browser possible. However, user profiles will never be matched up with data concerning the bearer of the pseudonym without the visitor’s explicit consent. In particular, IP addresses will be rendered unrecognizable immediately following receipt, making any correlation between user profiles and IP addresses impossible. The usage of pseudonymized data akes place on the basis of the regulatoins in §15, article 3 TMG.

    At any time and with effect for the future, you are entitled to object to the collection, storing and use of data, incurred during your visits to the website for the purpose of web analysis. The revocation is only valid for the device and the web browser this was set on, please repeat the procedure on all devices, if required. As soon as you do delete the Opt-out cookie, requests will be conveyed to econda again.

    At any time and with effect for the future, you are capable of deactivating the collection, storage and use of data incurred when using the App for Apple-Appstore, for the purpose of App analyzation. To deactivate the data use on your iPhone or iPad, select "Settings" > "App’s Name".
    At any time and with effect for the future, you are capable of deactivating the collection, storage and use of data incurred when using the App for Google Play or Amazon Appstore, for the purpose of App analyzation. To deactivate the data use on your Android Smartphone or Tablet, select "Menu" > "Settings"

    This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site.
    The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. While IP-anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transfered to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. The IP-anonymisation is active on this website. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP-address that your Browser conveys within the scope of Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Addon for your current web browser:
    For further information please visit:

    Google Conversion Tracking
    Furthermore, as an AdWords-Customer, we use Google Conversion Tracking, an analysis service offered by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; „Google“). In this case, Google Adwords places a cookie on your device (“conversion cookie”), as far as you have accessed our website/App via an advertisement on Google. These cookies expire after 30 days and are not used for personal identification. Should you visit certain pages from us and the cookie has not yet expired, we and Google can recognize that someone clicked on the advertisement and thus, have accessed our site. Each AdWords-Customer receives a different cookie. Thus, cookies cannot be tracked via the website/App of an AdWords-Customer. The information obtained using the conversion cookie is used to create conversion statistics for the AdWords advertisers who have opted for conversion tracking. The AdWords-Customers can find out the total number of users who have clicked on their advert and were directed to the page with a conversion tracking tag. The advertisers do not, however, obtain any information that can be used to identify users personally. Should you not wish to participate in the tracking process, you can also reject the placement of a cookie in this instance by using the browser setting which generally disables the automatic placement of cookies. You can also disable cookies for conversion tracking by setting your browser to block cookies originating from the domain "".

    Google Remarketing
    We use the remarketing technology of the Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”). Through this technology, users who have previously visited the our internet sites and online-services and have been interested in the offer will again be addressed through targeted advertising on the pages of the Google Partner Network. Displaying advertisements is carried out by the use of cookies that are small text files that are stored on the user's computer. With the aid of the text files, user behavior can be analyzed when the website/App is visited and then used for targeted product recommendations and interest-based advertising.
    Should you prefer not to receive interest-based advertising, you can disable the use of cookies by Google for this purpose, by visiting Alternatively, users can disable the use of cookies by third parties by accessing the deactivation page of the Network Advertising Initiative, (
    When using our offers, you declare your agreement to Google's processing of the data recorded by Google about you in the previously described manner and for the previously stated purpose. Please note that Google has its own data protection policy, which is independent of ours. We assume no responsibility or liability for these policies and procedures. Please inform yourself about Google’s data protection before using our website/App at (

    Facebook Tracking
    Within our Internet presence we use the "tracking pixel" of Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook") with your consent. This pixel can be used to track users' behavior after they are redirected to our website / app by clicking on a Facebook ad. This allows us to track the effectiveness of Facebook advertising for statistical and market research purposes. The data collected in this way is anonymous for us, i.e. we do not see the personal data of individual users. However, this data will be stored and processed by Facebook, and we will keep you informed according to our knowledge. Facebook can connect this data to your Facebook account and also use it for your own advertising, according to Facebook's data usage policy You have the option of prohibiting Facebook and its partners from advertising advertisements. You can edit the settings for Facebook ads at the following link:

  6. Plug-ins to Social Networks
    The Website and/or the App use so-called Plug-ins to Social Networks.

    As far as not otherwise stated in the below link to the data protection information of the provider of social networks (hereinafter referred to as “Provider”), the general use of these plug-ins take place as follows: When accessing a page on our website and/or accessing the App containing this type of plug-in, your browser automatically connects to the provider’s servers. The provider transfers the plug-in’s content to your browser that connects to the Website. By integrating the plug-ins, the provider receives the information that your browser is accessing our website or App, even if you are not in possession of an account with the provider or if you are not currently logged into your account. This information (including your IP address) is automatically transmitted directly to and stored in the provider’s server. If you are logged on to the network, the provider is capable of assigning the visit to the Website or App to your network account. When interacting with the plug-in, e.g. in the case of the Facebook network, pressing the “Like” button or adding a comment, the respective information will also be directly transmitted to the provider’s server and stored there.

    Purpose and detail of the data assessment and the further use and analysis of the Data through Facebook and your thus related personal rights and control functions to protect your private data can be found in the data protection disclaimer of the respective designated providers:

    Service Provider Link to the Provider’s Data Protection Statement
    facebook Facebook Inc.
    1601 S. California Ave
    Palo Alto, CA 94304
    Google+ Google Inc.
    1600 Amphitheatre Parkway
    Mountain View, CA 94043
    Twitter Twitter Inc.
    795 Folsom St., Suite 600
    San Francisco, CA 94107
    Pinterest Pinterest Inc.
    808 Brannan Street
    San Francisco, CA 94103
  7. Advertising Material Analysis with Affilinet
    United Kiosk has integrated the performance advertising network of affilinet GmbH, Sapporobogen 6-8, 80637 Munich. As part of its tracking services, Affilinet stores cookies on users' end devices that visit or use websites or other online offers of its customers to document transactions. These cookies serve the sole purpose of correctly assigning the success of an advertising medium and the corresponding billing within the scope of its advertising network. You’ll find further information concerning Affilinet at

  8. Trusted Shops
    Zur Anzeige unseres Trusted Shops Gütesiegels und der gegebenenfalls gesammelten Bewertungen sowie zum Angebot der Trusted Shops Produkte für Käufer nach einer Bestellung ist auf dieser Webseite das Trusted Shops Trustbadge eingebunden.

    Dies dient der Wahrung unserer im Rahmen einer Interessensabwägung überwiegenden berechtigten Interessen an einer optimalen Vermarktung unseres Angebots. Das Trustbadge und die damit beworbenen Dienste sind ein Angebot der Trusted Shops GmbH, Subbelrather Str. 15C, 50823 Köln.

    Bei dem Aufruf des Trustbadge speichert der Webserver automatisch ein sogenanntes Server-Logfile, das z.B. Ihre IP-Adresse, Datum und Uhrzeit des Abrufs, übertragene Datenmenge und den anfragenden Provider (Zugriffsdaten) enthält und den Abruf dokumentiert. Diese Zugriffsdaten werden nicht ausgewertet und spätestens sieben Tagen nach Ende Ihres Seitenbesuchs automatisch überschrieben.

    Weitere personenbezogenen Daten werden lediglich an Trusted Shops übertragen, soweit Sie sich nach Abschluss einer Bestellung für die Nutzung von Trusted Shops Produkten entscheiden oder sich bereits für die Nutzung registriert haben. In diesem Fall gilt die zwischen Ihnen und Trusted Shops getroffene vertragliche Vereinbarung (siehe auch 5.)

5. Use of Data with Your Consent

When subscribing to our newsletter and in turn, accepting the declaration of consent to the newsletter’s transmission, we use the data you have provided to send you the newsletter via e-Mail. You may revoke this declaration of consent at any time with effect for the future use by unsubscribing our newsletter. For details please refer to the declaration of consent.

If you have granted us your consent to use, process and transmit your personal data for further purposes, you are entitled to revoke your given consent at any time, without notice or certain form within any period, with effect for the future. Subsequent to your revocation, we will only use your data for purposes permitted by law, insofar as you have not already objected to this use.

In the event that you have granted us your aforementioned explicit consent, by ticking the respective check box or clicking on the button for this purpose labeled “Rate later” button, we’ll transmit your e-Mail address to the Trusted Shops GmbH, Subbelrather Str. 15c, 50823 Cologne/Germany, so that Trusted Shops can send you a reminder to submit an evaluation. This consent may also be revoked at any time with effect for the future (e.g. via E-mail to or revoked directly at Trusted Shops GmbH.

6. Right to Information

In accordance with the Federal Data Protection Act (§ 13 Abs. 7 TMG, § 34 BDSG), you have the right to demand, free of charge, information concerning your stored data. In addition, and according to legal stipulations, where applicable, you also have the right to have this data corrected, blocked or deleted.

7. Contact Person for Data Protection Inquiries

For inquiries concerning collection, processing or use of your personal data or if you desire information, blocking or deletion of data, objection to data use or revocation of a previous declaration of consent, please contact:

United Kiosk AG
Mrs. Andrea Raubach
CAS-Weg 1-5
76131 Karlsruhe, Germany


Michael Oehler (External Data Protection Officer)
Wilhelm-Kolb-Str. 1a
76187 Karlsruhe, Germany

United Kiosk AG, Karlsruhe (As of 15.01.2018)

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