• Datenschutzhinweis
  • Privacy Policy


Protecting your data is important to us!

We are happy that you have found your way to our website and that you are interested in our company and our products. Protecting your privacy and personal data is of utmost concern to us. When visiting our website, you should feel good and secure.

We will protect your data according to the provisions of the German Federal Data Protection Act ("Bundesdatenschutzgesetz", BDSG) and the German Broadcast Media Act ("Telemediengesetz", TMG). Further protection is guaranteed by our use of high security standards and of operational procedures which are designed to prevent any misuse. In the following, you will find information about which data will be collected during your visit to our website and how it will be processed.



Personal Data

Personal data, are such data, which is directly or indirectly assigned to your person or which can be assigned to you (e.g.: Name, Address, E-Mail address, IP-address, etc.).

Data Protection

  • Collection and procession of data

  • Cookies

  • Use and disclosure of personal data

  • Right to access to, correction, and deletion of personal data

  • Security and legal force in the event of data transmission via the internet

  • Google-Analytics and Google AdSense

  • AddThis Bookmarking Service



Collection and procession of data

Every access to our website and to any files on these website is being recorded.

Data being recorded: name of file called, date and time of call, data volume transferred, notification of successful call, web browser, and domain calling. Furthermore, the IP address of the computer calling is being recorded but truncated by the last two digits. The truncated IP address does not allow for any user identification.

This data is not part of your personal data but is being anonymized. We collect this data for internal, system related, and statistical purposes. Your data will not be disclosed to any third parties for commercial or non-commercial purposes.

Further personal data will only be collexted and processed if you provide it voluntarily (e.g., if you enter a survey or competition, request information, register, or order products).


Our website uses so-calles session cookies. Cookies are text files which are being storedd on your computer and which enable us to analyze your usage of our website. A session cookie is a temporary cookie which will only be stored for the duration of your browser session. As soon as you close your browser, the cookie will be deleted. Cookies help us to improve our services for you. Cookies cannot be used to identify you personally and we will not bring them together with other data.



Use and disclosure of personal data

We collect your personal data only for the purpose of answering requests for information and  questions, to inform you about interesting products or services, or to interview you about such products or services.

You may object to the processing and use of your data for advertising and market and opinion research purposes at any time. You will then no longer receive any advertising from us and will no longer be contacted for surveys.

As far as you have provided us with personal data, it will also be used for carrying out contracts concluded with you and for technical administration purposes.

Your personal data will only be passed on or transferred to third parties (particularly order data to suppliers) if this is necessary for the purpose of fulfilling the contract or for billing purposes or if you have given us express consent. You may withdraw your consent for the use of your data at any time, affecting all future use. Therefore, in accordance with these regulations use our contact at the end of those data privacy statement.




You can subscribe to our newsletter via our website. To do so, we need your e-mail address and desclaration that you agree to receive the newsletter. As soon as you have subscribed to the newsletters, you give permission to inform you about interesting products or services, or to interview you about such products or services unequalled.
You may object to the processing and use of your data for advertising and market and opinion research purposes at any time by sending an e-mail at info(at)vulkan-verlag.de. You will no longer receive any advertising from us and will no longer be contacted for surveys.




Right to access to, correction, and deletion of personal data

On request, we will be happy to provide you with information about your personal data collected and stored with us.

You have the right to have incorrect data corrected.

We will delete any stored data if you withdraw your consent to the storage, if the data is no longer needed to serve the purpose originally aimed at ny storing it, or of storing it is prohibited on any other legal grounds. In case there is a legal obligation to store your data, it will be blocked.




There are a number of places on our websites or through our services where you may click on a link to access other websites that do not operate under this Privacy Policy. Insofar as we offer links, we affirm that at the time of the link setting no violations of the applicable law on the linked websites were identified. We have no influence on compliance with the data protection and security regulations by other providers. Therefore, if you choose to use these third-party services, please review the third-party website´s terms of use and privacy policy.



Security and legal force in the event of data transmission via the Internet

By complying with technical and organisational standards, we make every effort to store your personal datain such a way that no third party may access it. Please be informed that the transmission of data via the internet (particularly any communication by e-mail) always involves security risks and may not be completely protected from third party access. Messages may be read, altered, or tampered with and this may go unnoticed. Therefore, confidentiality cannot be guaranteed. Furthermore, we would like to inform you that corresponding with us by e-mail is not legally binding unless certain technical requirements are met and that technical or operational reasons may interfere with receiving e-mails  even though they may be read without problems.

Therefore, please do not send notifications and other statements whose content is confidential or shall be legally bindign by e-mail, but rather by post. We may not be held liable for damages which are being caused sending viruses unless in cases of intent or gross negligence.



Google-Analytics und Google AdSense


We use Google Analytics, a web analysis service offered by Google Inc., USA. 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 cooki about your use of this website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Your IP address will, however, be truncated by Google beforehand 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 full IP address is sent to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating how you use the website, compiling reports on website activities and providing futher services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google´s behalf.

Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings of your browser software. However, we would like to inform you that if you do, it may not be possible for you to use the full functionality of the website.

You may also prevent the data gernerated by the cooki and related to your usage of this website (including your IP address) from being collected and processed by Google by downloading and installing  a browser plug-in available through the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

As an alternative, you may also prevent the collection of data by clicking the following link. An op-out cokkie will be stored on your device which prevents the collection of your data, affecting all future use:  <a href=”javascript:gaOptout()”>deactivate Google Analytics</a>

Google AdSense

As fare as Google Adsense, a web advertising service provided by Google Inc., places advertising on this website (text ads, banners, etc.), your browser may save a cookie transmitted by Google Inc. or third parties. This informationen stored in the cooki can be recorded, collected and analyzed by Google Inc. or third parties. Google Adsense also uses so-called „WebBeacons” (small invisible images) forthe collection of information, through the use of which simple actions such as the visitor traffic on www.vulkan-verlag.de can be recorded, collected and analyzed. The information gerneated by the cookie and/or Web Beacon about your use of this website is transferred to a Google server in the United States and stored there.

Google uses the information received to conduct an evaluation of your usage patterns with the regard to the AdSense ads. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google´s behalf. Your IP address will not be connected to other data stored by Google. You can prevent cookies from being stored on your hard drive as well as the display of Web Beacons. To do so, you must select "accept no cookies" in your browser settings (in Internet Explorer go to “Tools/Internet Options/Privacy/Preferences”, in Firefox go to “Tools/Options/Privacy/Cookies”).

For more information about the privacy policy of Google, please visit the Google Analytics website: http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html and https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/.



AddThis bookmarking service

We use the services of AddThis on all our websites. AddThis is a free web-based service which makes it easiert for visitors of our website to set bookmarks and share interesting content with other users on social ntworks (e.g. Facebook or Twitter, which allow users to share, comment on, and rate web content). AddThis offers the user an interface to almost all current bookmarking services and social media.

When used, Addthis uses cookies. The data thus gernerated (as, e.g. date of use or browser language) will be transmitted to and processed by Add This LLC in the United States. For more information, go to www.addthis.com/privacy. By using „Addthis“ field, you agree to your data being processed by Add This LLC. You may withdraw your consent at any time by using an opt-out cookie. In order to do so, go to www.addthis.com/privacy/opt-out and clikc on „opt out“. We do not collect or store  any personla data or imnfotmation which is being transmitted vby yourself to AddThis in the context of ypur usage of this service.

Complaints, notifications and other inquiries

Contact details for the controller for data protection of Vulkan-Verlag:

Mr. Mario Arndt
DEUDAT GmbH, Zehntenhofstr. 5b, 65201 Wiesbaden
Tel.: +49 611 950008-32
Fax: +49 611 950008-5932
Email: kontakt(at)deudat.de

Our controller for data protection is at yur disposal at any time for any questions and suggestions.

Furthermore, you have the right to file a complaint with a supervisory authority at any time. The competent authority is the authority at your usual place of residence or the competent authority for the registered office of our company. The supervisory authority responsible for our company is:

Sate Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information Norht Rhine-Westphalia
P.O. Box 20 04 44
40102 Düsseldorf
Fon: 0211/38424-0
Fax: 0211/38424-10
E-Mail: poststelle@ldi.nrw.de 



Vulkan-Verlag GmbH, Friedrich-Ebert-Straße 55, 45127 Essen
Fon: +49 (0) 201 820 02-0, Fax: +49 (0) 201 820 02-40, Email: info(at)vulkan-verlag.de
Managin Directors: Carsten Augsburger, Jürgen Franke

As at: October 2018