Privacy policy of Königsfurt-Urania/AGM Urania Verlag

If you shop in our shop, the (purchase) contract is concluded with our cooperation partner Germinal Medienhandlung GmbH, Siemensstraße 16 in 35463 Fernwald (Germany).

Privacy policy

The following provisions apply to the processing of your personal data when you visit our website and use the respective services provided thereon.

1. Name and address of the data controller:

We, Königsfurt-Urania Verlag/AGM Urania GmbH, with its head office in 24103 Kiel, Ringstraße 32, are the data controllers responsible for processing your personal data in accordance with the data protection regulations.

2. Data collection when you visit our website

When you access our website, information is automatically sent to our website server by the browser used on your end device. This includes the IP address of the requesting computer, the date and time of access, the name and URL of the file accessed and the website from which you accessed our site. This information is temporarily stored in a log file.

We will process the above data for the following purposes: To ensure a seamless connection and the easy use of our website. The data will be deleted once the storage of such is no longer necessary to achieve this purpose. If data collection is for the provision of the website, this will also occur when the respective session has ended. If the data is stored in log files, the data will be deleted no later than 7 days after the data collection.

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para 1 sentence 1 lit. f. Our legitimate interest for the above purposes for data collection. In no case do we use the data collected to draw conclusions about you as a person.

The recipient of the data is our server host, who works for us in compliance with a data processing agreement.

3. Cookies

We use our essential cookies. Other non-essential cookies are also used on our website with your consent. Cookies are small text files that are stored on the hard drive of a device and which contain specific information, including personal data. For more information on our use of cookies, please see no. 10.

4. Enquiries by email

If you contact us by email or telephone, the data you provide (your email address and, where applicable, other information provided voluntarily, e.g. address, name and telephone number and your enquiry) will be stored and processed by to respond to your queries. We delete the personal data collected in this context after the storage of such is no longer necessary. This is generally the case after 3 months at the latest for simple requests.  The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 sentence 1., para 1 sentence 1 lit. a (consent) or Art. 6 para 1 sentence 1 lit. b (contract).

5. Ordering items via our webshop

You can order items via our webshop. In this case, the (purchase) contract is concluded with our cooperation partner, Germinal Medienhandlung GmbH, Managing Directors Jascha Ahrens / Klaus Haßler, D-35461 Fernwald, Siemensstraße 16, D-35463 Fernwald, who will also process your order. For this reason, we forward the personal data collected during the ordering process (name and address, billing address (if different), email address and the selected item(s)) to our cooperation partner, who will then use your data exclusively to fulfil the purchase contract.

If you would like to purchase items via our webshop, you can choose between different payment methods / payment service providers. If you have voluntarily granted us a direct debit authorisation, we will pass on your bank details to the appointed credit institution / payment service provider. Otherwise, the respective payment service providers, e.g. PAYPAL, will collect the data on their own responsibility.

We do not store your order data in any customer file, the data is only stored in the backup system of our program for a period of 2 years from the date of placing your order. After 2 years, the data will automatically be deleted from the backup.

The collection, forwarding and storage of your personal data is carried out to process and perform the contract or to implement pre-contractual measures.  We store your data beyond the actual performance of the contract in the exercise of legitimate interests. These purposes / interests are: The processing of enquiries or complaints, simplified handling and more targeted advice for possible follow-up orders. The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para 1 lit. b (fulfilment of contract), Art. 6 para 1 lit. f (perception of legitimate interests); in the case of voluntary information, Art. 6 para 1 sentence 1 lit. a (consent) and Art. 6 para 1 sentence 1 lit. c (to fulfil mandatory retention obligations).

You can access the Germinal Medien GmbH privacy policy via this link.

6. Competitions

If you participate in one of our competitions on Facebook or Instagram, we collect and process the following personal data: Public Facebook profile information including username. With the help of the collected data, we check whether you are entitled to participate, and we determine and notify the winner.

For this reason, participation in the competition is only possible if you provide us with the aforementioned data.

We request the following data from winners as part of the competition: Last name, first name and address, e-mail address if applicable. We need this data to be able to send the prize to the winner, in some cases this is also done by email.

The winner(s) will be notified by personal message on Facebook and Instagram.

All personal data collected by us in the context of the competition will be processed exclusively for the purpose of carrying out the competition. The legal basis for the data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO (consent) and, in the event of a win, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO (contract). We delete the data collected in the competition no later than three weeks after the conclusion (prize determination) of the competition. We have to store data of winners due to the legal retention periods until their expiry.

7. Information about cookies

We use Google Analytics on our site, a web analytics service provided by Google Ireland Limited (“Google”), Gorden House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

Google Analytics uses cookies. Cookies are text files which are stored on your device and which enable an analysis of your visit to our website. Google Analytics may also use web beacons, i.e. invisible graphics. These files can be used to analyse user behaviour on our website. The results of the evaluation, including the IP address of the user, are forwarded to a Google server, potentially also in the USA or other third countries, and stored there.

The appropriate level of data protection for the processing of data by Google Analytics is guaranteed using what are known as EU standard contractual clauses. We have also concluded an order processing agreement with Google Analytics.

The following types of data are processed by Google: Online identifiers including cookie identifiers, the IP address and device identifiers.

Device identifiers

We only use Google Analytics with IT anonymisation activated. This means that your IP address will be truncated by Google within Member States of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there.

The integration of Google Analytics is used to analyse visitor behaviour on our website and to constantly improve our website and the services therein on the basis of the information thus obtained.

The legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 para 1 lit. a GDPR (consent). The legal basis for processing data that is processed in the context of obtaining consent is our legitimate interest pursuant to Art. 6 para 1 lit. f GDPR. We have a legitimate interest in being able to prove that you have granted your consent (Art. 7 para 1 GDPR).

Right of withdrawal: You have the right to revoke your consent to the use of Google Analytics at any time. In this case, please send us an email:  Revocation shall then take effect for the future. Processing that took place prior to the date of revocation shall remain unaffected.

You can also prevent the processing of your data by Google by loading available browser plugins via the link and/or clicking the following link. Disable Google Analytics.

You can download and install the add-on for the respective browser to prevent the collection of data by web beacons under the following link:

Finally, you can adjust your browser settings accordingly to prevent the installation of cookies. In this case, the full use of our website may be impaired.

You can find out how to delete cookies in commonly used browsers and change the cookie settings here:

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Microsoft Internet Explorer:    Website

The information processed is only stored for as long as necessary to fulfil the intended purpose or as required by law.

For further information on data handling in connection with Google Analytics, please refer to Google’s privacy policy:

Information on Google’s privacy settings is available here:

8. Your rights

Insofar as we process your personal data, you have further data protection-specific rights as the data subject which you can assert against us, the data controller.

In particular, you have the right of access to the personal data we process, to request the rectification of inaccurate or incomplete data and the right to erasure of stored personal data (Arts.15, 16, 17). The right to erasure may be limited or excluded in individual cases, in particular if the processing of the data is necessary to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information, to comply with a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims (Art. 17).  In principle, you have the right to request the restriction of personal data. You have the right to request the personal data stored by us to be transferred to you or another data controller in a structured, common and machine-readable format. If you would like to lodge a complaint, you can contact the competent supervisory authority for us in Schleswig Holstein, Holstenstraße 98, 24103 Kiel, email:, Telephone: 0431 988-1200 Fax: 0431 988-1223 or another supervisory authority (Art. 77)

For reasons of comprehensibility, we have refrained from reproducing all the details. If you wish to assert rights as a data subject, we recommend that you familiarise yourself with the text of the respective provision (Art. 15 et seq. GDPR).                                                         

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Terms and conditions for competitions

Participation in our competitions on Facebook and Instagram is only possible under the following terms and conditions of participation. By participating in the competition, the participant expressly accepts these conditions of participation.

Our competitions are not connected to Facebook or Instagram. They are in no way sponsored, supported or organized by Facebook or Instagram. The data collected in connection with the competitions will not be processed by Facebook or Instagram, but exclusively by AGM Urania/Königsfurt-Urania Verlag GmbH. Please also see our privacy policy.


Persons residing in Germany or Austria who are at least 18 years old at the time of participation and are a “fan” of AGM-Urania on Facebook or Instagram are eligible to participate. One becomes such a fan by pressing the “Like” button on the AGM-Urania Facebook or/and Instagram page.

Participation in the competition takes place by clicking on the “Like” button for the respective post.

Requirements for entries

Entries to the competition must not contain any insults, false facts, competition, trademark or copyright infringements.


The raffle is open to those who meet the conditions of the raffle. Each participant can only take part in the raffle once per raffle. The prizes will be drawn among all participants who are eligible to participate. The date for determining eligibility and the draw will be the working day following the closing date.

Notification of winners

The winner(s) will be notified via personal message on Facebook or Instagram.


Non-cash prizes will not be paid out in cash and are excluded from exchange. The right to win cannot be transferred to third parties.

Cancellation of the competition, exclusion from participation

AGM-Urania/Königsfurt-Urania Verlag GmbH reserves the right to cancel or terminate the competition at any time.

Participants who violate these conditions of participation or attempt to manipulate the voting (e.g. by voting using one or more Facebook or Instagram accounts not in their name or by using like-exchange groups) may be excluded from participation in the competition.

If the conditions for exclusion are met, prizes may be subsequently withdrawn or prizes already paid out or delivered may be reclaimed.

AGM-Urania/Königsfurt-Urania Verlag GmbH can cancel or suspend the competition in the following cases, if:

  • during the execution, the terms of use or guidelines of Facebook or Instagram are changed and an execution of the competition is no longer permitted according to the then valid regulations of Facebook or Instagram.
  • manipulations are detected or otherwise a proper execution of the competition is no longer ensured, in particular in case of hardware or software failure, program errors, computer viruses.
  • unauthorized interventions by third parties as well as mechanical, technical or legal problems exist.

Questions and complaints

All questions, comments or complaints regarding the competition should be addressed to AGM-Urania/Königsfurt-Urania Verlag GmbH,

Final provisions

Legal recourse is excluded.

The law of the Federal Republic of Germany applies. Mandatory consumer protection regulations of participants from other EU countries remain unaffected.

Conditions of participation can be changed at any time by AGM-Urania/Königsfurt-Urania Verlag GmbH without separate notification.

Should any of these conditions of participation be or become invalid, the validity of the remaining conditions of participation shall remain unaffected.