Data privacy statement

This website is operated by publish-industry Verlag GmbH.

We’re happy that you’re visiting our website and want to say thank you for your interest in our company. The privacy of your personal data is very important to us. Any collecting, processing or utilising (“use”) of personal data we perform will occur in line with the applicable German and European data privacy legislation.

Responsible body
Publish-industry Verlag GmbH, Machtlfinger Straße 7, 81379 Munich is responsible for the collection, processing and use of your personal data within the meaning of the DS-GMO,

The data protection officer can be reached at

What data do we use for what purpose and on what legal basis?

Provision of the website; communication
The provision of the website by publish-industry Verlag GmbH requires the handling of personal data, such as the IP address for accessing the content displayed on the website.

You also have the opportunity to contact us via our contact form. We will collect your name and e-mail address.

We use cookies to provide our website. You will find more information under “Web Analysis and Cookies, Social Plugins”. Within the framework of the legal regulations, we can evaluate user profiles under a pseudonym for the purposes of self-advertising, market research and improving our services, but only insofar as you have not made use of your legal right to object to this use of your data. The objection must be sent to

The handling of your personal data to provide this website and to communicate with publish-industry Verlag GmbH is based on our legitimate interest pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 f) DS-GMO. For the provision of this website it is technically necessary that we process certain personal data (e.g. the IP address). For your communication with publish-industry Verlag GmbH it is necessary that we handle the above-mentioned personal data.

If we have obtained your e-mail address in connection with the sale of a good or service, then we will use your e-mail address to offer similar goods and services from our company. You can object to such use of your e-mail address at any time without incurring costs other than the transmission costs in line with basic tariffs. The easiest method for doing so is by clicking on the link at the end of our e-mail. However, you can also send your objection to:

Within the scope of the necessary balancing of interests, we have weighed your interest in the respective secrecy of your personal data and our interests in the provision of this website and the establishment of contact with each other. Your interest in confidentiality withdraws in both cases. We may not otherwise provide this website to you or respond to your contact request.

Customer account
The website offers you the opportunity to set up a personal customer account. In your customer account you can store personal information for convenient shopping in the online shop.

To set up the customer account, your first and last name, your e-mail address, as well as a freely selectable password are required. The provision of further data is of course voluntary. You can update this information or delete the account at any time.

The handling of your personal data within the scope of the online service “customer account” is carried out for the initiation, execution and processing of the corresponding user contract in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 b) DS-GMO.

Online shop
You can purchase products in our online shop. We collect your name, your company, your address, your country and your e-mail address.

If you are logged into your customer account, the information required for order processing, which is stored there, is automatically filled out in the order form.

Your personal data is used for the initiation, execution and processing of the corresponding purchase contract in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 b) DS-GMO.

Data processing with your consent

General information on consents
If you have given us your consent to process personal data for certain other purposes (e.g. sending the newsletter), this data will be processed on the basis of this consent. Publish-industry Verlag GmbH provides details on the content of a consent upon request.
Consents are always voluntary. If the processing of personal data is based on a consent given by you, you have the right to revoke this consent at any time. This also applies to consents given to us prior to the validity of the DS-GMO, i.e. before 25 May 2018. You can also withdraw your consent by sending an e-mail to The legality of data processing until revocation on the basis of the consent remains unaffected by your revocation. The legal basis for data processing based on consent is Art. 6 Para. 1 a) DS-GMO.

By subscribing to our newsletter, you are submitting the following consent: “Yes, I consent to publish-industry Verlag GmbH storing, processing and using data I provide in order to send me the free e-mail newsletter covering topics from the portals and web magazines that publish-industry publishes (Industr., Energy 2.0, A&D, E&E, P&A, Urban 2.0, A&D India and EM India). I can revoke my consent at any time, either by clicking on the link at the end of the newsletter or by sending an e-mail to”

If you have registered for free subscriptions, you have given us the following consents:

“Yes, I agree that my data may be used by publish-industry to conduct internal market research for the free provision of the subscription.”

“Yes, I agree that my data will be used by publish-industry für for marketing purposes to inform you über products and services of us and other ausgewählten companies in your industry by e-mail and, if applicable, telephone for the free provision of the subscription”.

We use the following consent for the purposes of optimising our services and sharing information with third parties:
“Yes, I consent to publish-industry Verlag GmbH saving and processing information about when I access, download or in some other manner use certain services (e.g. articles, white papers, webcasts). When services of this nature involve third parties, publish-industry may forward information to the third parties named in the respective service for that party’s own evaluation and commercial e-mail promotion of products and services relating to the respective service’s subject matter. I can obtain information at any time on which data of mine publish-industry has stored, and which third parties have obtained my data. To that end, I can contact I can, at any time, revoke my consent from publish-industry via e-mail to, and also from the third parties by sending an e-mail to an address to be named when information is requested.”

Non-disclosure to third parties

We do not disclose private data to third parties, unless doing so is necessary for executing the service offered, you have provided us with your consent for doing so, or disclosure is otherwise permissible pursuant to applicable legal provisions.


Some of our services require the use of cookies. Cookies are small files your Internet browser stores on your computer. Cookies can store information about your visit to our website. The standard setting on most browsers is to accept cookies. However, you can configure your browser at any time to deny cookies or to request your confirmation beforehand. However, denying cookies may result in some of our services not functioning error-free for you.

Analysis tools

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”), as well as the web analysis services B2B Media Group EMEA GmbH (“B2BMG”).

Google Analytics

Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the USA. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and Internet usage. Google may also transmit this information to third parties if legally required or if Google contracts a third party to process the data. Under no circumstances will Google associate your IP address with other Google data. By using this website, you are declaring your consent to Google’s processing of the data collected concerning you in the manner described above for the aforenamed purpose. Furthermore, you can prevent Google’s collection and use of the data generated by cookies (including your IP address) associated with your use of the site as well as Google’s processing of that data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in under the following link:

B2B Media Group EMEA GmbH
This offer uses Selfcampaign, a service for integrating advertisements of B2B Media Group EMEA GmbH (“B2BMG”). B2BMG uses so-called cookies, a text file that is stored in the browser of the computer and collects/contains anonymous usage data.

Selfcampaign also uses so-called web beacons (invisible graphics). These web beacons can be used to evaluate information such as visitor traffic on the pages of this website. The information generated by cookies and web beacons about the use of this website and delivery of advertising formats is transferred to a B2BMG server in Germany and stored there. This information may be passed on by B2BMG to contractual partners of B2BMG. These data can be used to create user profiles under a pseudonym. However, no personal information is collected without the consent of the data subject.

uses this data to evaluate the use of the website by visitors and for the purpose of usage-based online advertising (OBA). If IP addresses are collected, they are stored anonymously by deleting the last number block. The cookies are either B2BMG cookies or cookies from service providers who are also obliged to comply with the data protection regulations used by B2BMG, such as krux digital Inc. and Google Inc. Furthermore, Selfcampaign uses various functions of TradeDesk ( and AdEx ( and is technically linked to these services.
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. In addition, you may at any time assert your claims for correction or deletion or for limitation of the processing or the exercise of your right of objection against the
processing and the right to data transferability. E-mail address: oder per Brief: B2B Media Group EMEA, Bahnhofstraße 5, 91245 Simmelsdorf, Deutschland.

Social plug-ins

Our website uses social plug-ins from several providers in the respective standard implementation:

Facebook plug-in: Our website uses social plug-ins, such as the Facebook “like” button of Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. Clicking on it will establish a direct link between your computer and the Facebook server. Facebook can collect personal and non-personal data relating to you during this process. This includes the date and time of the visit to our website, the Internet address or URL you are visiting, as well as technical data regarding IP address, the browser used and the operating system you use, as well as user ID if you are logged into Facebook. In this case, Facebook will also be able to associate your visit to your Facebook account. By clicking on the Facebook button, you are consenting to the collection and transmission of data to Facebook. We recommend you inform yourself about the types of data, about the purpose and scope of data collection and about Facebook’s further processing and use of the data, as well as about your respective rights and configuration options for protecting your privacy by reading the data privacy notices at We ourselves do not collect any personal data about you in connection with the use of this plug-in.

Twitter plug-in: Our website uses plug-ins from the social network Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom Street, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. When you use our website and it features the Twitter plug-in, your browser will also establish a direct link with the Twitter servers and the plug-in is loaded from there. The information is transmitted to Twitter that the corresponding service was accessed by us. Thus, Twitter can collect usage data and save it as applies, even when you are not logged in. If you are logged into Twitter as a member, then Twitter will associate this information to your personal user account. When you click on the Twitter plug-in on our website and “tweet” information via the Twitter window that opens, then you’ll be transmitting the tweeted information to Twitter. This information will then be published in your Twitter user profile. You can find more information about how Twitter collects and uses information, about your rights and about options for protecting your privacy in Twitter’s data privacy notice:

Xing plug-in: Our website uses plug-ins from the Xing social network, XING AG, Gänsemarkt 43, 20354 Hamburg. When you access our website and it features a plug-in of this kind, then your browser will establish a direct connection with Xing’s servers. Xing transmits the plug-in content directly to your browser, also implementing it into the webpage. The plug-in’s link provides Xing with information that you have accessed the corresponding page. If you are logged into Xing, then Xing will be able to allocate the visit to your Xing account. For information about the purpose and scope of data collection, about Xing’s further processing and use of the data, and about your associated rights and configuration options for protecting your privacy, please refer to Xing’s data privacy notice, found at

Retargeting functions

Our website uses retargeting and remarketing functions from third-party suppliers. These technologies facilitate personalised advertising to address Internet users who have visited our website in the past via our partners’ websites. To that end, the respective retargeting / remarketing provider saves a cookie on your hard drive. Based on cookie technology, pseudonymised usage information is saved, such as advertising you have received from us or clicked on, which products you looked at, whether you made a purchase. At no point in time will the pseudonymised data be merged with your personal data; the pseudonymised data will exclusively be used to facilitate advertising tailored to the interests of the respective user.

You can object to the use of retargeting and remarketing functions by using the following links to access the respective pages for deactivating the cookies with the corresponding third-party providers:







Storage time and deletion

We store and process your personal data only as long as this is necessary for the respective purpose. In all other cases, we delete your personal data; the only exception is data that we have to store in order to fulfil legal obligations (e.g. tax or commercial law storage obligations).

Your rights as a data subject

As a data subject, you have a right of access pursuant to Article 15 DSGVO, a right to correction pursuant to Article 16 DSGVO, a right to data erasure pursuant to Article 17 DSGVO, a right to limitation of processing pursuant to Article 18 DSGVO and a right to data transferability pursuant to Article 20 DSGVO. The rights to information and data deletion are subject to the restrictions in accordance with §§ 34 and 35 BDSG.

You have the right to object at any time on grounds arising from your particular situation to the processing of personal data concerning you under Article 6(1)(e) DS-GMO (data processing in the public interest) and Article 6(1)(f) DS-GMO (data processing on the basis of a balance of interests). If you object, we will no longer process your personal data unless we can prove compelling legitimate reasons for the processing, which outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

If you believe that the processing of your personal data violates legal requirements, you have the right to file a complaint with a data protection supervisory authority responsible for us (Art. 77 DS-GMO in conjunction with § 19 BDSG).

Status: May 2018