Data Protection

We handle your data confidentially!


Security and Protection of Your Personal Information

We see protecting your personal data from unauthorized access as a priority. We therefore employ the uttermost care and latest security standards to guarantee the maximum protection of your personal information when ordering and purchasing products as well as when transferring and storing data on our servers.


Security for Transmission and Transactions

We see protecting your personal data from unauthorized access as a priority. This is why we have combined so-called SSL (Secure Socket Layer) security technology with a 128-bit coding processor that is also used, for example, by bank data security services for online banking. An encoded data transfer is depicted by a lock and key at the bottom of your browser’s status bar.


Enabling Cookies

Cookies are text files from a server that are saved onto your hard drive and are unique to your browser. The majority of browsers automatically accepts cookies, however you can choose to reject cookies in your browser settings. None of your personal data will be saved by the cookies that we transfer to your computer, only information that helps to optimize the GiB-Verlag’s online system.


Information about Integrating Facebook

Our services also offer you the Facebook “like button”, so that you can conveniently like articles and share them with your friends. When you click on the button, a new window will open where you will be asked to sign into Facebook. Cookies from Facebook will also be saved to your computer. If you do not click on the button or are not logged into Facebook, no Facebook cookies will be transferred to your computer. Other Facebook users can then see that you have liked this article. Exactly which Facebook users can see this information depends on how you have customized your privacy settings on Facebook. When you visit a page with a “like button”, the IP address is communicated to Facebook. In the interest of protecting personal privacy, the IP address will be made anonymous, so that no conclusions about the computer or the user are possible.


Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis services from Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are saved onto your computer and enable analysis of your usage of the site. The information about your usage of the website saved in the cookies (including your IP address) will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and saved there. Google will use this information to analyze your use of the website and to assemble website activity reports for the website operators, in order to render further services for the associated website and internet usage. If applicable, Google will also relay this information to third parties, where it is legally required or when a third party is to process this data on Google’s behalf. On no occasion will Google connect your IP address to any other Google data. You can disable the installation of cookies in your browser settings, however please be advised that not all complete functions of this website will be available to you if you do so. By using this website, you give your consent to the processing of data about you collected by Google in the manner described above and for the previously mentioned purposes.


Social Plugins (Facebook)

Our website uses social plugins (“plugins”) from the social network, from Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA, here called “Facebook”. The plugins are depicted with a Facebook logo or a “Facebook social plugin” addendum. When you call up one of our websites that contain one of these plugins, your browser automatically establishes a direct connection with the Facebook server. The contents of this plugin will be directly transferred from Facebook to your browser and incorporated into the website. Through this embedded plugin, Facebook will be informed that you have called up the relevant page on our site. If you are logged into Facebook, Facebook can connect your visit to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking the “like button” or providing a comment, the corresponding information will be transmitted directly from your browser to Facebook and saved there. Please refer to Facebook’s data privacy policy for the purpose and amount of data collection, the further processing and use of these data by Facebook as well as all of its relevant rights and setting options regarding the protection of your privacy. If you would rather that Facebook not gather information about your use of our sites, you must log out of Facebook before visiting our site:


Acquisition and Usage of Your Personal Information

The Franzis Verlag GmbH ensures to heed to the policies of the Federal Data Protection Act and other relevant legal regulations in the collection, processing and usage of your personal data.

Certain information and functions on our online system are only completely accessible after voluntarily providing your personal information, that is, your name, email and address. These Data will be used for your personal profile as well as processing and completing your order. The Franzis Verlag GmbH carries out internal analyses to optimize its products. These internal analyses use the internal basis of information that is provided to us upon registration and the server protocol data that is available to us.


Disclosure of Your Personal Information n

The Franzis Verlag GmbH does not share your personal information with unauthorized third parties. Your personal data will always be confidentially handled, and only passed on to a third party when absolutely necessary to complete the processing of a contract. Should it be absolutely necessary for the Franzis Verlag to use your personal information for reasons other than processing an order or our services, we will obtain appropriate, explicit permission before doing so.


Modifying and Deleting Your Information

After successfully registering with a username and password, every user has the option to update his or her information at any time. Users can request their login information by email through our contact form. The login information will then be sent to the provided email address. If you would like your information to be deleted from our system, please send us an email with this request to


Responsible Authority

Responsible Authority for the collection, processing and use of your personal data under the terms of the Federal Data Protection Act of Germany is Franzis Verlag GmbH, Richard-Reitzner-Allee 2, 85540 Haar München.
In the case that the legal collection, processing or use of your personal data appears to have been breached by Franzis in accordance with the Federal Data Protection Act regulations, either in its entirety or with regards to an isolated case, please proceed in contacting us by post, Email or Fax with your concerns at the following address:

  • Franzis Verlag GmbH
  • Richard-Reitzner-Allee 2
  • 85540 Haar bei München
  • Fax: +49 89 25556-1696
  • Email: