Privacy Policy

This website is operated by Condé Nast Verlag GmbH, Karlstrasse 23, 80333 Munich, Germany (the “responsible party” under data protection law). Condé Nast Verlag GmbH takes the protection of personal data very seriously. The following document describes which data we collect, process, and use in the context of our website, when we do so, and for what purposes.

1. Form, extent, and purpose of our gathering, processing, and use of personal data

You have the ability to visit our website and read the information it contains without providing any personal details. If so, you will remain fundamentally anonymous throughout your visit to our website, and the page access data that your web browser transmits whenever you retrieve a page – such as the date, the amount of time spent on it, or the name of your Internet service provider – remains without reference to a particular person.

If you do provide any personal details, for instance in order to use services offered on our website, you do so voluntarily. Your data is always gathered, processed, or used in compliance with the relevant provisions of German and European data protection law. In the event that we use your personal data for a purpose that requires your approval according to regulations, we will always request your explicit approval beforehand. If you do not grant said approval, please understand that you may not be able to utilize the service in question.

2. Utilization of services offered

We gather information in order to provide you with associated online services; for example, you might subscribe to Condé Nast’s press distribution list or use our job tool for online employment applications.

In all instances where our website allows you to specify personal data (which, depending on the situation, may include details such as your name, address, gender, date of birth, telephone number, fax number, or e-mail address), you supply these details voluntarily. In such cases, the personal data requested is necessary for the respective service and its personalization. This data is utilized in order to perform that service.
 

a. Press distribution list

If you subscribe to the press distribution list, we will only employ the data you provide (name, email address) in order to send press releases by e-mail. You can unsubscribe from our press distribution list at any time by contacting presse@condenast.de.

 

b. Online employment applications (job tool)

Using the website’s “job tool,” you can apply online to a job opening at Condé Nast Verlag GmbH by filling out the application form provided on the web page and submitting it to us. Mandatory fields are indicated as such on the form.

 

If you use this feature, your personal data will be processed solely as part of the application process, and in accordance with all applicable data protection provisions (particularly the provisions of the German Federal Data Protection Act).

 

The data you provide will be treated as strictly confidential and will be encrypted during electronic transmission.

 

3. Passing on data to third parties

We treat personal data as confidential and do not pass it on to third parties without your approval.

4. Usage profiles

In keeping with the relevant data protection laws, unless you withdraw authorization, we may gather, store, and evaluate data related to your visit to our website in pseudo-anonymous form without your approval. This information is saved separately, in anonymous form, and is used exclusively for statistical analysis. The data is not passed on to third parties for commercial or non-commercial purposes. This data includes the web browser and operating system you use, the domain name of the website you came from, the number of visits, the average length of your stay, the pages you retrieved, etc.

5. Use of cookies/web analytics services (Google Analytics)

We employ “cookies” to make the navigation and use of our website as user-friendly as possible. Cookies are small files containing textual information that are stored on your hard drive when you load the website. Cookies also make it possible to track visitors’ preferences, which helps us to optimize the design of our website. That way, we can specifically target our website’s content to your needs and improve our offerings for you. At any time, you have the option to disable the storage of cookies in your browser’s system settings and to delete existing cookies. Any user may view the website without cookies. However, if you do not accept cookies, this may result in restricted functionality of our website.

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics employs “cookies,” which are text files that are saved on your computer and enable the analysis of your use of the website. The information obtained through the cookies about your use of this website is usually transmitted to one of Google’s servers in the United States and stored there. However, in the event that IP anonymisation is enabled on this website, your IP address will shortened by Google prior to storage on the territory of a European Union member state or another party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transmitted to one of Google’s servers in the United States and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your usage of the website in order to compile reports about the website’s activity and to perform additional services for the website operator related to the website’s use and Internet use. The IP address transmitted from your browser to Google analytics is not combined with other Google data. You can prevent cookies from being saved by configuring your browser’s settings; however, please note that if you do so, you may not be able to take full advantage of all of this website’s features. Alternatively, you can prevent Google from receiving and processing the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: [http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en].

6. Links

Our website contains links to other websites. As the operator of this website, we are responsible for our own content in accordance with the general legislation. We assume no liability for third-party content that was recognizably provided to you via links and we do not adopt their content as our own. We have no influence upon whether other websites’ operators comply with the provisions of data protection law.

7. Your right of access, rectification, deletion, and objection

You have the right to receive information about the personal data we have saved regarding you or your pseudonym at no charge. You also have the right to demand to have data corrected, blocked, or deleted as specified by law. Furthermore, you have the right at any time to object to the continued use of your personal data in the future.

Please note that your right to have data deleted may be restricted by our legal obligations to retain data.

If you have any questions or concerns related to data protection law, please contact us, specifying who you are in sufficient detail to identify you (e.g. name, email address), at:

Condé Nast Verlag GmbH
Karlstrasse 23
80333 Munich, Germany
E-Mail: media@condenastdigital.de
Tel.: +49 (0)89 38 10 4-0