1. This website ("Site") is owned by GERMAN BOOKS and its related entities, affiliates and subsidiaries (individually and collectively, "GERMAN BOOKS"). This Privacy Policy applies to information supplied by you on this Site.

2. By accessing this Site or supplying the information requested by this Site, you agree to all the terms of this Policy. If you do not agree to all the terms of this Policy, please discontinue your access and do not supply any information via this Site. We will be happy to serve you by telephone, email or in person - please visit

3. In order to improve our online services to you, we collect data anonymously by way of "cookies." Cookies help us measure the number of visits, average time spent, page views and other statistics relating to your access to this Site. This information allows us to better administer the Site and provide a more tailored and user-friendly service to our Site visitors. Cookies are small data files that are sent to your browser from our Site and are stored on your computer's hard drive. Each time you visit our Site from the same computer, the cookie will be retrieved from your computer, enabling our Site to recognize your computer as having previously visited our Site and thereby increase the functionality of our Site on your computer. Our cookies cannot be used to get data from your hard drive, to get your email address or any other data that can be traced to you personally. Most web browsers can be set to notify you when you receive a cookie or to prevent cookies from being sent; if you use these features, you may limit the functionality we can provide you when you visit our Site.

4. For some services or areas on the Site, we may ask you to register and to provide us with information about you and/or your company such as your name, job title, email address, and other types of identity or contact information. Further, if you wish to order products or services from us via this Site, we will request that you provide more personal information in order for us to process payment and delivery, including financial information (such as credit card and billing information), preferred or required products and services, physical address, recipient information, delivery address, email address and telephone number. Once you provide us with information about yourself and/or your company, your browsing on this Site will no longer be anonymous.

5. GERMAN BOOKS respects the privacy of your personal information and wishes to assure you that your private information will be treated as confidential and with high standards of security.

6. By providing the information requested to GERMAN BOOKS, you hereby consent to the following:

6.1 Any personal information provided by you to GERMAN BOOKS through this Site will be used to:

6.1.1 provide the Services to you;

6.1.2 verify and process your personal particulars and payments;

6.1.3 create a user profile in order to provide you with the services you have requested at this Site;

6.1.4 process, record, execute, monitor, and/or archive your online orders, requests and transactions;

6.1.5 respond to your requests and queries;

6.1.6 communicate with you;

6.1.7 customise your online experience according to your chosen interests and preferences and enhance your current and future visits to the Site;

6.1.8 advise you of other products and services which may be of interest to you;

6.1.9 conduct marketing research, user profile and statistical analysis;

6.1.10 update GERMAN BOOKS’ records;

6.1.11 improve the design and marketing of our range of services and related products for customer use;

6.1.12 solicit and record your opinions and feedback through online surveys and feedback requests if you choose to participate;

6.1.13 comply with law, the requests of law enforcement and regulatory officials, or orders of court; and

6.1.14 enforce our legal rights and remedies.

6.2 GERMAN BOOKS may disclose your information to the individuals and entities listed below, but your information will not be revealed by GERMAN BOOKS to any other third party, unless GERMAN BOOKS has your permission, or is under either a legal or regulatory obligation or any other duty to do so:

6.2.1 GERMAN BOOKS uses the services of third party service providers to host and manage data from this Site. Data containing the information you provide will be transmitted to and hosted in data centres in Singapore or outside Singapore (including Germany) by our third party service providers, and processed and managed by such third party service providers. Our third party service providers will be granted access to data only to the extent necessary to provide services to GERMAN BOOKS, and for no other purpose. Our service providers are bound by confidentiality obligations to keep all data confidential.

6.2.2 The information provided by you at this Site may also be disclosed by GERMAN BOOKS to, and processed by:

(a) Regulators and law enforcement officials

(b) Lawyers

(c) Auditors

(d) Third party service providers & consultants

(e) Credit and charge card companies, banks and other entities processing payment instructions given by you through this Site

(f) Any agent or subcontractor acting on our behalf

(g) GERMAN BOOKS' business partners.

6.3 In providing your address, telephone number, facsimile number or email address you agree that GERMAN BOOKS may contact you by mail, telephone, facsimile or email. However, if you indicate with your submission of information that you do not wish to receive any promotional material from GERMAN BOOKS, we will not send any promotional material to you.

6.4 Data containing information provided by you is retained as long as the purpose for which the data was collected continues. The data is then destroyed unless its retention is required to satisfy legal, regulatory or accounting requirements or to protect GERMAN BOOKS' interests.

7. It is your responsibility to maintain the secrecy of your user ID and login password.

8. You may view, amend or delete personal information associated with your web profile at your convenience through our Site, via email to

9. GERMAN BOOKS reserves the right to amend its prevailing Privacy Policy at any time and will place any such amendments on this Site.

10. This Policy is governed by and shall be construed in accordance with Singapore law including without limitation the provisions of the Singapore Evidence Act (Chapter 97) and the Electronic Transactions Act (Cap. 88), without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. By accessing this Site and providing information requested, you submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Singapore courts.

Webanalyse mit Google Analytics

(1) Verarbeitungszweck

Diese Website benutzt Google Analytics, einen Webanalysedienst der Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland ("Google"). Google Analytics verwendet sog. "Cookies", Textdateien, die auf Ihrem Computer gespeichert werden und die eine Analyse der Benutzung der Website durch Sie ermöglichen. Die durch den Cookie erzeugten Informationen über Ihre Benutzung dieser Website werden in der Regel an einen Server von Google in den USA übertragen und dort gespeichert. Im Falle der Aktivierung der IP-Anonymisierung auf dieser Website wird Ihre IP-Adresse von Google jedoch innerhalb von Mitgliedstaaten der Europäischen Union oder in anderen Vertragsstaaten des Abkommens über den Europäischen Wirtschaftsraum zuvor gekürzt. Nur in Ausnahmefällen wird die volle IP-Adresse an einen Server von Google in den USA übertragen und dort gekürzt. Im Auftrag des Betreibers dieser Website wird Google diese Informationen benutzen, um Ihre Nutzung der Website auszuwerten, um Reports über die Websiteaktivitäten zusammenzustellen und um weitere mit der Websitenutzung und der Internetnutzung verbundene Dienstleistungen gegenüber dem Websitebetreiber zu erbringen.

(2) Rechtsgrundlage

Rechtsgrundlage für diese Verarbeitung ist Art. 6 Abs.1 f) DSGVO.

(3) Berechtigtes Interesse

Unser berechtigtes Interesse ist die statistische Analyse des Nutzerverhaltens zu Optimierungs- und Marketingzwecken. Zum Schutz Ihres Interesses am Datenschutz benutzt diese Webseite Google Analytics mit der Erweiterung "anonymizeIP()", damit die IP-Adressen nur gekürzt weiterverarbeitet werden, um eine direkte Personenbeziehbarkeit auszuschließen.

(4) Empfängerkategorien

Google und dessen Partnerunternehmen.

(5) Übermittlung an ein Drittland

Google Ireland Limited ist ein mit Google LLC verbundenes Unternehmen.Google LLC sitzt in den USA (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043)und ist für das US-europäische Datenschutzübereinkommen "Privacy Shield" zertifiziert, welches die Einhaltung des in der EU geltenden Datenschutzniveaus gewährleistet.

(6) Speicherdauer

26 Monate


Sie können die Speicherung der Cookies durch eine entsprechende Einstellung Ihrer Browser-Software verhindern; wir weisen Sie jedoch darauf hin, dass Sie in diesem Fall gegebenenfalls nicht sämtliche Funktionen dieser Website vollumfänglich werden nutzen können. Sie können darüber hinaus die Erfassung der durch das Cookie erzeugten und auf Ihre Nutzung der Website bezogenen Daten (inkl. Ihrer IP-Adresse) an Google sowie die Verarbeitung dieser Daten durch Google verhindern, indem Sie das unter dem folgenden Link verfügbare Browser-Plugin herunterladen und installieren:

optout Sie können die Erfassung auch durch das Setzen eines Opt-Out-Cookies unterbinden. Wenn Sie die zukünftige Erfassung Ihrer Daten beim Besuch dieser Website verhindern möchten, klicken Sie bitte hier:Google Analytics deaktivieren_