Use and passing on of personal data

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Use and passing on of personal data

We consider it important to protect your personal data. As a rule you can visit all the pages of without our having to ask for your personal data. Any personal data given will be processed and used in accordance with the German regulations on data protection.

In general we need your personal data to answer your inquiries or give you access to certain special information or offers such as our newsletter or media subscriptions. We do not collect any personal data through our website without your consent. If we need such data we will inform you and ask your permission. We will not sell your personal data to third parties or market them in any other way.

We will only take your personal data with your consent, and only in the following cases:

  • subscription to the Newsletter
  • feedback forms
  • orders of booklets
  • job applications.

Depending on the purpose we may record and store your name, address, sex, date of birth, telephone number, fax number and email address.

Standard deadlines for erasing data

The data will be erased when the time allowed for their storage by law, the articles of association or the contract has expired. Data not affected by this will be erased when the purpose agreed with you has ceased to exist.

Automatic collection of non-personal information

On we use the statistics program "Webtrekk" from Webtrekk GmbH, Hannoversche Straße 19, 10115 Berlin. Anonymous readings over the use of our online services are sent to us from your browser for quality improvement and for the purpose of user-friendly design. A detailed list of the information provided can be found here: The analyzes are carried out only for the duration of the respective online visit. As part of the analysis, Webtrekk also uses cookies. You can contradict the analysis by Webtrekk by clicking here.

Links with other websites

When you leave the Internet pages of Axel Springer SE, an "external link" (new browser window) will inform you that you are moving to another website.


Axel Springer SE uses technical and organizational security measures to protect the information given in its website and prevent personal data from being accidentally or intentionally manipulated, destroyed or accessed by unauthorized persons. Axel Springer SE enhances its security measures constantly in accordance with the state of the art.

Use of Google‘s reCaptcha

For security purposes, this site uses reCaptcha, a service provided by Google, Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (Google). This service determines whether the input is made in an Internet form by a human being or abused by automated processing. Your previously shortened IP address and any other data required for the service will be transmitted to Google. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the US and abbreviated there. The data provided by your browser while using reCaptcha will not be merged with other data from Google. For more information about Google's privacy policy, please visit:

Right to information and public index of procedures

On request we will inform you in writing, in accordance with the current law, of the fact that we have stored your personal data and what information this includes.

Please contact for further information: