Data Protection

Data protection on the website of Sonopress GmbH

Sonopress welcomes your visit to our website and your interest in our company and its range of services. Protection of personal data is important to us. All of Sonopress’ Internet activities are carried out in accordance with applicable personal data protection and data security laws. This data protection statement will provide you with information on how Sonopress handles data that is collected when you visit the Sonopress website.

Collection and processing of personal data

Personal data refers to all information that identifies you, such as your name, your email address, or your mailing address. Such data is stored only if you provide it to Sonopress, for example when ordering information materials or subscribing to the newsletter.

Use and transmission of personal data

Sonopress will only use your personal data for the technical administration of the website, to provide you with access to specific information, and for other communications with you. Sonopress shall not disclose your personal data to any third parties nor use it for any other purposes. Sonopress employees are bound by a duty of confidentiality.

Freedom of choice

You are free to decide what information you provide to Sonopress. Should you not wish to provide any information, some content of the Sonopress website may not be accessible to you. Subscribers to the newsletter or the SMS services can opt out of these communication services on the press service page at any time. If your personal data has changed (e.g., post code, email address or mailing address), you may likewise contact Sonopress by email at in order to correct or update the data.

Automatically collected information

Whenever you access Sonopress’ website, general information is automatically collected (not during registration) that is not personal in nature (e.g., browser used, number of visits, average time spent on the website, pages accessed). This information is used to improve the attractiveness, content and functionality of the website. In these instances, your personal data is not passed on or used for other purposes.

Cookies/Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer to help analyse your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to a Google server in the US and stored there. In addition, the Google Analytics code on this website has the extension “gat._anonymizeIp();” provided by Google in order to ensure anonymous documentation of IP addresses. The last two digits of your IP address are truncated prior to transmission, making it impossible to identify the user.

On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, for compiling reports on website activity for the website operator, and for providing other services relating to website activity and Internet usage to the website operator. Under no circumstances will Google associate or merge your IP address with any other data held by Google.

You can prevent the use of cookies by simply selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; however, please note that if you do this you may not be able to access the whole website and its functions.

You may object to Google Analytics collecting and using your IP address at any time with future effect. You may also install a plugin offered by Google for this purpose. You can find the plug in as well as more information on Google’s website at


Sonopress has measures in place to protect your personal data against loss, destruction, falsification, manipulation and unauthorised access. This is done, of course, in accordance with the statutory data protection provisions of the Federal Republic of Germany.


Sonopress recommends that all parents and guardians familiarise their children with how to safely and responsibly handle personal data online. Children should not transmit any personal data to Sonopress’ website without permission from their parent(s) or guardian(s). Sonopress ensures that it does not knowingly collect any personal data relating to children, does not use any such information in any way whatsoever and does not disclose any such information to third parties without permission.

Links to other websites

This privacy policy applies to, a site belonging to Sonopress. The websites at this location may contain links to other providers within and outside of the Bertelsmann Group to which the privacy policy does not extend. When you leave Sonopress’ website, we recommend that you carefully read the data protection policy of each website that collects personal data.

Right to information

If you have questions concerning our privacy protection policy or how your personal data is processed, please feel free to contact our Privacy Protection representative.

Bertelsmann SE & Co.KG a.A.
Data Protection Department
Carl-Bertelsmann-Str. 270
33311 Gütersloh


Upon request, you will promptly be informed – pursuant to applicable legislation – which of your personal data, if any, was collected during your visits to the Mohn Media website. Notification of changesAny changes to our privacy policy will be posted to this privacy statement, the homepage, and any other places we deem appropriate.