Privacy policy

Thank you for your interest in our website. With this data protection declaration, we inform you about the type, scope and purpose of the personal data processed by us and your rights as a data subject.

I. General information

1. Person responsible

Unless otherwise stated in this privacy policy, Axel Springer Deutschland GmbH, Axel-Springer-Str. 65, 10888 Berlin, Germany, telephone: +49 30 2591 0 (hereinafter also referred to as "we" or "us") is responsible for data processing in accordance with Art. 4 No. 7 GDPR.

2. Contact details

If you have any questions or suggestions regarding data protection and the enforcement of your rights as a data subject, please contact our Data Protection Officer at any time:

Axel Springer Deutschland GmbH, Data Protection, Axel-Springer-Str. 65, 10888 Berlin,

3. Accessing the website

When you use our website, the following information is automatically collected and processed by us in order to enable the usability of the functions provided and to ensure the security and stability of our website:

- Information about the accessing end device and the software used

- Date and time of access

- Websites from which the user accesses our website or which the user accesses via our website

- IP address

The processing of the IP address is absolutely necessary to enable the delivery of our website to your end device. The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR. Our servers also store your IP address for up to 14 days for the purpose and in the interest of ensuring the security of our website (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR).

4. Place of processing

We also process personal data in countries outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"). Insofar as no adequacy decision of the European Commission exists for the respective third country, we have concluded the standard contractual clauses of the EU Commission pursuant to Art. 46 para. 2 lit. c GDPR with the services used in third countries to ensure an adequate level of data protection:

Standard contractual clauses

5. Storage period

We only process personal data for as long as this is necessary for the purpose stated in this privacy policy. The personal data will then be deleted, provided that there are no statutory retention periods preventing data deletion.

II. Your rights as a data subject

1. Information, rectification, erasure, restriction and the right to be forgotten

You can obtain information from us at any time and free of charge as to whether personal data relating to you is being processed by us and also specifically which data about you is being stored, as well as requesting a copy of the stored data. You can also have incorrect data corrected and completed.

You can also request the erasure and restriction of your personal data.

2. Data portability

Where applicable, you also have the right to have the personal data concerning you transmitted to you or to another controller in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format, provided that the processing is based on consent or a contract and is carried out by automated means. However, this does not apply if the processing is not necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller. You also have the right to have the personal data transmitted directly from one controller to another, where technically feasible and provided that this does not adversely affect the rights and freedoms of others.

3. Revocation / objection

You can object to the processing of your personal data for the purpose of direct advertising at any time by sending a corresponding message to or Axel-Springer-Str. 65 in 10888 Berlin, without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs.

You also have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to processing of personal data concerning you which is based on a legitimate interest or a public interest. In the event of an objection, we will no longer process the personal data unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

4. Right to lodge a complaint

You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority and to seek legal remedies. The supervisory authority with which the complaint has been lodged will inform the complainant of the status and outcome of the complaint, including the possibility of a judicial remedy.

5. Existence of automated decision-making

We do not use automated decision-making or profiling within the meaning of Art. 22 GDPR.

III Special services

1. Registration

Registration via an existing user account is required for the provision of certain content or services. A corresponding registration is required for the user account. We process the personal data you provide during registration to enable you to use our services in the area of our website that requires registration. The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR.


To purchase an NFT, prior registration with FAN-ID, a service of Liquiditeam GmbH, Willy-Brandt-Platz 16-20, 38102 Braunschweig (hereinafter "Liquiditeam") is required. Liquiditeam is solely responsible pursuant to Art. 4 No. 7 GDPR for the data processing that takes place during registration with FAN-ID. Further information on data processing by Liquiditeam and your rights as a data subject can be found in Liquiditeam's privacy policy at

3. When you contact us

When you contact us, e.g. by e-mail, the data you provide (e.g. your e-mail address, possibly your name, your telephone number, etc.) will be processed by us in order to process your enquiry and, if necessary, to contact you. We will delete the data collected in this context when it is no longer required for the aforementioned purpose, provided that the deletion does not conflict with any statutory retention obligations. The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR.

Status: 08/09/2023

If you wish, we will of course send you this privacy policy by post free of charge. Please contact us at Axel Springer Deutschland GmbH, Corporate Data Protection, Axel-Springer-Straße 65, 10888 Berlin.