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Version 2023

1. subject matter of the contract

The digital products are paid services of BW Brandmann & Weppler Verlags oHG (hereinafter referred to as the Publisher), which are made available via the Internet. They allow electronic access to these products and the image of the printed newspaper via the Internet. As a subscriber to one of the digital products, you have access to the services you have booked and access to ePaper issues published up to the respective date. You can use the services online as often as you like. Access to the Internet and the connection costs incurred are not the subject of the contract. The publisher is entitled to extend or change the services to the extent permitted by law or to discontinue them. By registering, the user agrees to these terms and conditions.

2. registration

Registration is done by sending the completed registration form via the Internet, in app stores, or in person at an authorized representative of the publisher. All orders are checked by our subscription support and activated if the information is correct. The contract of use is concluded when the publisher confirms the conclusion of the contract to the user. The user data is used for legitimation when accessing the online service. They must therefore be stored securely and protected from inspection by third parties. The data may not be passed on to third parties.

3. prices

The current price list applies. Payment is made by direct debit. The subscription prices are collected in advance on a monthly basis at the beginning of the month. In the event of default in payment, the Publisher shall be entitled, after issuing a reminder and setting a grace period, to terminate the user agreement without notice and to block the user’s user data. The non-performance damage including the reminder costs shall be borne by the user.

4. price increases

If the subscription price is increased during the term of the contract, the price valid from the date of the increase shall be paid. Subscription price increases shall be announced in the online price list at least 14 days before they take effect. Individual notifications are not made.

5. liability

The Publisher endeavors to provide access 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. In the event of non-appearance or line disruptions on the Internet as a result of force majeure or disturbance of industrial peace, there shall be no claim to performance. The same applies to service interruptions due to the usual maintenance times, system-immanent disturbances of the Internet at third-party providers or at third-party network operators.

6. changes in personal data

The user undertakes to notify any subsequent changes to the personal data requested immediately by e-mail to

7. data protection

The password must be kept inaccessible to third parties by the customer and may not be passed on to third parties. Personal data collected by the publisher in the course of registration and in order to provide digital services will only be used and/or passed on to third parties if the user has consented to this or if a legal provision so orders or permits. The publisher reserves the right to change the password at any time without giving reasons. The user will be notified of the change by e-mail.

8. copyright/use

The publisher permits the use, including storage and printing, exclusively to the personally registered user for personal use. Passing on the issues to third parties is prohibited, irrespective of the purpose and type of passing on. Commercial use is not permitted. Any further use or exploitation of the copyrighted newspaper articles, illustrations, advertisements, etc. from the newspaper distributed in electronic form, in particular through reproduction, distribution also in electronic form and storage in database systems or Inter- or Intranets or on carrier media, is not permitted without the prior consent of the publisher, unless otherwise stipulated in the Copyright Act.

The publisher reserves the right to block access to the digital products if the user violates these provisions. We reserve the right to assert claims for damages.

9. cancellation policy

Right of withdrawal

You have the right to cancel this contract within fourteen days without giving any reason. The withdrawal period is fourteen days from the conclusion of the contract.

In order to exercise your right of withdrawal, you must inform us (BW Brandmann & Weppler Verlags oHG, Bargkoppelweg 72, 22145 Hamburg, Tel.: 040-796 99 77-0, Fax: 040-796 99 77-3, by means of a clear declaration (e.g. a letter sent by post, fax or e-mail) of your decision to withdraw from this contract. You can use the model withdrawal form provided by us.

In order to comply with the withdrawal period, it is sufficient that you send the notification of the exercise of the right of withdrawal before the expiry of the withdrawal period.

Consequences of the revocation

If you revoke this contract, we shall reimburse you all payments we have received from you, including delivery costs (with the exception of additional costs resulting from the fact that you have chosen a type of delivery other than the most favorable standard delivery offered by us), without undue delay and at the latest within fourteen days from the day on which we received the notification of your revocation of this contract. For this repayment, we will use the same means of payment that you used for the original transaction, unless expressly agreed otherwise with you; in no case will you be charged for this repayment.

10. termination

The minimum term of the subscriptions is determined by the period specified when the contract is concluded. The user contract can be terminated by either party after expiration of the minimum term with a notice period of 6 weeks to the end of the respective quarter. Notice of termination must be given in writing or by e-mail. The publisher is entitled to terminate the user contract without notice if the user has provided false information during registration, violates the terms of use and/or if there is reasonable suspicion of illegal actions by the user. The user will be notified of an extraordinary termination in writing, by fax or by e-mail.

11. miscellaneous

Should any provision of these GTC be invalid, this shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions. The parties agree already now to replace the invalid provision by a valid provision which comes as close as possible to the economic sense of the replaced provision. The customer agrees that he can be informed about changes of these GTC on the start page of the digital offer to be called up for the registration. By using the services of the Publisher after notification or receipt of the notification, the Subscriber declares his consent to the changes made.

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