Privacy Statement, Privacy Statement
(GDPR compliance)

Effective: June 24th 2020

Dear Readers,

thank you for visiting / (“service” or “”), a media product owned and operated by Aviation Media & IT GmbH (that's "we", "our", "us"). This Privacy Statement explains how and in which scope we collect and process personal data and how we use cookies, analysis tools and advertising systems to enhance your experience.

You have the following GDPR rights as the data subject:
  • Right of access (Art. 15 GDPR)
  • Right to rectification (Art. 16 GDPR)
  • Right to object (Art. 21 GDPR)
  • Right to erasure (Art. 17 GDPR)
  • Right to restriction of processing (Art. 18f. GDPR)
  • Right to data portability (Art. 20 GDPR)
Please note that we must ensure that the person claiming these rights is fully entitled to do so under GDPR regulation.

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Statement and policy at any time. All changes will be posted to the website.

I. Personal data

When using you can leave a trace of personal data.

1. News

If you visit the news media part of our service, we do not save any personal data like IP addresses but use your data only for the internal examination of our offer and its constant improvement.

2. Community and Newsletter

To subscribe to the newsletter or to participate in our community forum, you will share your email address and choose a username. Both details are essential prerequisites in the registration process. Further account settings information - such as surname, first name and place of residence - are provided on a strictly voluntary basis.

In the settings of your account you can activate and deactivate the subscription of our newsletter to your email address. All data is not accessible by other users, carefully processed and secured against their unauthorized access.

3. Use of data and revocation

We are entitled to process, store and use personal data to the extent necessary to enable you to use our service. Furthermore, we are entitled to access this data in order to maintain the operability of the services offered.

We will only use your telephone number or e-mail address for your business information through us and named companies if you have expressly consented to this.

You can revoke your consent to the use of your data at any time and without giving reasons in writing or electronically. Please notify us of your revocation:
Aviation Media & IT GmbH
Akazienweg 3
91083 Baiersdorf

or by email:
office ("at" sign)

After receipt of your revocation we will permanently delete your data from our databases. Certain services - such as the delivery of the newsletter or the use of the forum - are no longer possible, the use of the information section remains possible without restriction even after revocation.

II. Cookies und verwendete Dienste

Cookies are small files saved by your internet browser on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies do not carry any personal data. Most internet browsers accept cookies automatically but can also be set to reject cookies.

1. Performance tracking is a free editorial media service and depends on reliable performance stats to attract advertising partners. We use the following services:

1.1 Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"), which sets cookies. Information generated by the cookie about your use of our website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information to analyze your use of our website. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or to third parties who process the information on Google's behalf. Under no circumstances will Google associate your IP address with other Google data.

You can refuse the installation of cookies with the help of a simple procedure in your browser (see next section). By using, you agree to processing of data by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

You can refuse data processing to and by Google Analytics any time with effect for the future, i.e. by installation of this browser plug-in published by Google:

1.2 Facebook

To evaluate and support our online marketing activities on and via Facebook, uses a so-called "Facebook tracking pixel", which is provided and processed by Facebook, Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304 , USA ("Facebook").

When you visit, the tracking pixel establishes a direct connection between your browser and a Facebook server. Facebook receives information from your browser that our website has been accessed through your device. If you are a Facebook user, Facebook can assign your visit to your user account. Facebook can also subsequently recognize whether a Facebook ad triggered an effect, e.g. an online purchase.

We only receive statistical data from Facebook without reference to a specific person. This is done for the cause advertising effectiveness, market research and demand-oriented design of our website. Pixel tracking does not allow us to identify you as a person and only tracks users in an anonymous way. Facebook uses cookies. You can find out how you can refuse cookies in the "Cookies" section of this Privacy Statement.

Facebook stores and processes the data collected by the pixel. This at least partially outside the territorial scope of the EU data protection regulations.

For more information about the purpose and scope of the data collection and the processing by Facebook and your privacy, please read Facebook's Privacy Policy at:

You can edit the settings for Facebook ads at the following link:

1.3 Ionos WebAnalytics uses Ionos WebAnalytics, a website analysis tool provided by 1&1 Internet SE, Elgendorfer Str. 57, 56410 Montabaur.

Ionos WebAnalytics collects data and processes it anonymously. According to 1&1, the following data is collected and processed:
  • Referrer (previously visited website)
  • Requested website or file
  • Browser type and browser version
  • Operating system
  • Device type
  • Time of access
  • IP address in anonymous form (used only to determine the access location)
Details dazu finden Sie unter:

2. Advertising and Payments is financed by contextual ads and targeted advertising and its webshop.

2.1 Google Adsense uses Google AdSense. This is a service of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google AdSense uses cookies and web beacons, which are non-visible graphics that allow Google to analyze clicks on our website, traffic to and on our website and related information.

All information collected by cookies and web beacons, including but not limited to your IP address and the contextual and/or targeted presentation of advertising formats processed and stored on Google servers in the United States. Google may share this information with third parties when required to do so by law, with third parties to process the information on Google`s behalf. Google may merge your IP address information with the other data.

You can prevent these cookies from being stored on your device by making the appropriate settings on your Internet browser. However, this may mean that the contents of this website can no longer be used to the same extent. By using this website, you consent to the processing of personal data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

3. SCA Compliance in Online Payments

Effective September 14th 2019 an additional authentication layer is mandatory for online payments within the EU ("Strong Customer Authentication", SCA).

If you pay for our products or services using a credit card, supplemental personal data may be collected in addition to your name and credit card number and forwarded to our external payment service provider

Daniel-Goldbach-Straße 17 - 19
40880 Ratingen

and its contract credit card companies Mastercard and Visa to be further processed and stored once you submit this data.

If your credit card is activated for secure payment using the strong authentication procedures Mastercard SecureCode™, Mastercard IdentCheck™, Verified™ by Visa or other 3D-Secure-procedures this may extend to - included but not limited to - address data, mobile phone numbers, e-mail addresses, the answer to a security question or a code you chose. This information and data is transmitted encrypted.

By making your payment, you consent to the submission of this data also to third countries outside EU legislation, such as the United States or Switzerland, for payment processing purposes. Special conditions and procedures for the use of the above-mentioned strong authentication methods of the external payment service provider BS PAYONE GmbH and its contract credit card companies apply, especially the Information on data processing by BS PAYONE GmbH for end customers (card holder/user) according to Art. 14 GDPR.

III. Provisions

1. Waiver

We need to emphasize that partner sites and services accessible from our website as well as partners who collect data in connection with contests, promotions and the like have their own data policies in place which may differ from our standards. We shall be held neither responsible nor liabile for these policies.

2. Data Controller and Processor

Aviation Media & IT GmbH
Akazienweg 3
91083 Baiersdorf

office ("at" sign)

24/06/2020, Aviation Media & IT GmbH



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