Responsible for data processing is:
Thank you for your interest in our online shop. Protecting your privacy is very important to us. Below we inform you in detail about the handling of your data.
1. Access data and hosting
You can visit our website without providing any personal information. Each time a website is called up, the web server only automatically saves a so-called server log file, which e.g. contains the name of the requested file, your IP address, the date and time of access, the amount of data transferred and the requesting provider (access data) and documents the access.
These access data are evaluated exclusively for the purpose of ensuring trouble-free operation of the site and improving our offer. According to Art. 6 Para. 1 Clause 1 lit. f GDPR to protect our legitimate interests, which outweigh our interests, in a correct presentation of our offer. All-access data will be deleted no later than seven days after the end of your visit to the site.
Third-party hosting services
As part of processing on our behalf, a third-party provider provides us with the hosting and presentation of the website. This serves to safeguard our legitimate interests, which predominate in the context of a balance of interests, in a correct presentation of our offer. All data collected as part of the use of this website or in the forms provided in the online shop as described below are processed on its servers. Processing on other servers only takes place within the scope explained here. This service provider is located within a country of the European Union or the European Economic Area.
2. Data collection and use for contract processing, establishing contact
We collect personal data if you voluntarily provide it to us as part of your order or when you contact us (e.g. using the contact form or email). Mandatory fields are marked as such because in these cases we need the data to process the contract or to process your contact and you cannot send the order or contact without their information. Which data is collected can be seen from the respective input forms. We use the data provided by you in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. b GDPR for contract processing and processing your inquiries. If you have given your consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR, by deciding to open a customer account, we use your data for the purpose of opening a customer account. After completion of the contract or deletion of your customer account, your data will be restricted for further processing and deleted after the tax and commercial retention periods, unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data or we reserve the right to use the data beyond that is permitted by law and about which we inform you in this declaration. Your customer account can be deleted at any time and either by sending a message to the contact option described below or using a function provided in the customer account.
3. Data transfer
To fulfill the contract in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. b GDPR we pass on your data to the shipping company commissioned with the delivery, insofar as this is necessary for the delivery of ordered goods. Depending on which payment service provider you select in the ordering process, we will forward the payment data collected for this to the credit institution commissioned with the payment and, if applicable, the payment service provider commissioned by us or the selected payment service provider to process payments. Some of the selected payment service providers also collect this data themselves if you create an account there. In this case, you must log in to the payment service provider with your access data during the ordering process. In this respect, the data protection declaration of the respective payment service provider applies.
4. Integration of the Trusted Shops Trustbadge
The Trusted Shops Trustbadge is integrated on this website to display our Trusted Shops seal of approval and any reviews collected, as well as to offer Trusted Shops products to buyers after placing an order.
This serves to protect our legitimate interests in optimal marketing, which outweigh our interests, by enabling secure shopping in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR. The Trustbadge and the services advertised with it are an offer of Trusted Shops GmbH, Subbelrather Str.15C, 50823 Cologne. The trust badge is made available as part of order processing by a CDN provider (content delivery network). Trusted Shops GmbH also uses service providers from the USA. An adequate level of data protection is ensured. Further information on data protection at Trusted Shops GmbH can be found here.
When the Trustbadge is called up, the web server automatically saves a so-called server log file, which also contains your IP address, the date and time of the call, the amount of data transferred, and the requesting provider (access data) and documents the call. Individual access data are stored in a secure database for the analysis of security anomalies. The log files are automatically deleted at the latest 90 days after creation.
Further personal data will be transferred to Trusted Shops GmbH if you decide to use Trusted Shops products after completing an order or if you have already registered for use. The contractual agreement between you and Trusted Shops applies. For this purpose, personal data is automatically collected from the order data. Whether you as a buyer are already registered for product use is automatically checked using a neutral parameter, the email address hashed using a one-way cryptological function. The e-mail address is converted before being transmitted in this hash value, which cannot be decrypted for trusted shops. After checking for a match, the parameter is automatically deleted.
This is for the fulfillment of our and Trusted Shops’ predominant legitimate interests in the provision of the buyer protection linked to the specific order and the transactional valuation services in accordance with. Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR required. Further details, including contradictions, can be found in the Trusted Shops data protection declaration linked above and in the Trustbadge.
In order to make the visit to our website attractive and to enable the use of certain functions, to display suitable products or for market research, we use so-called cookies on various pages. This serves to safeguard our legitimate interests, which predominate in the context of a balance of interests, in an optimized presentation of our offer in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR. Cookies are small text files that are automatically saved on your device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the end of the browser session, i.e. after you close your browser (so-called session cookies).
Other cookies remain on your device and enable us to recognize your browser the next time you visit (persistent cookies). The duration of the storage can be found in the overview in the cookie settings of your web browser. You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and decide individually whether to accept them or to exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general. Each browser differs in the way it manages the cookie settings.
This is described in the help menu of each browser, which explains how you can change your cookie settings. You can find these for the respective browser under the following links:
Internet Explorer ™: https://support.microsoft.com/de-de/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Safari ™: https://support.apple.com/de-de/guide/safari/sfri11471/12.0/mac/10.14
Chrome ™: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=de&hlrm=en
Firefox ™ https://support.mozilla.org/de/kb/cookies-erlauben-und-ablehnen
Opera ™: https://help.opera.com/de/latest/web-preferences/#cookies
If cookies are not accepted, the functionality of our website may be restricted.
For the purpose of protection against misuse of our web forms and against spam, we use the Google reCAPTCHA service in the context of some forms on this website. Google reCAPTCHA is an offer from Google Ireland Limited, a company registered and operated under Irish law with its registered office at Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland. (Www.google.de). By checking manual input, this service prevents automated software (so-called bots) from carrying out abusive activities on the website. According to Art. 6 Para. 1 Clause 1 lit. f GDPR to safeguard our legitimate interests in protecting our website, which outweigh our interests, in protecting our website from misuse and in a trouble-free presentation of our online presence.
There is no reading or saving of personal data from the input fields of the respective form.
Insofar as information is transferred to Google servers in the USA and stored there, the American company Google LLC is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield. A current certificate can be viewed here. As a result of this agreement between the USA and the European Commission, the latter has determined an appropriate level of data protection for companies certified under the Privacy Shield.
Further information on Google’s data protection policy can be found here.(https://policies.google.com/privacy)
6. Social media plug-ins
Use of social plugins from Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest using the Shariff solution.
Social buttons from social networks are used on our website.
This serves to protect our legitimate interests in an optimal marketing of our offer, which predominate in the context of a balance of interests, in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR. In order to increase the protection of your data when you visit our website, these buttons are not fully integrated as plugins, but are only integrated into the page using an HTML link. This integration ensures that when you visit a page on our website that contains such buttons, no connection is yet established with the servers of the provider of the respective social network.
If you click on one of the buttons, a new window opens in your browser and opens the page of the respective service provider on which you (e.g. after entering your login data) e.g. can press the Like or Share button.
For the purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by the providers on their pages, as well as a contact option and your rights and settings options to protect your privacy, please refer to the providers’ data protection information.
Our online presence on Facebook, Google, Instagram, Pinterest
Our presence on social networks and platforms serves for better, active communication with our customers and prospects. We provide information about our products and ongoing special promotions.
When you visit our online presence in social media, your data can be automatically collected and stored for market research and advertising purposes. So-called usage profiles are created from this data using pseudonyms. These can be used to e.g. Place advertisements inside and outside the platforms that are believed to be in your interests. For this purpose, cookies are generally used on your end device. The visitor behavior and the interests of the users are stored in these cookies. According to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. GDPR to protect our legitimate interests, which predominate in the context of a balance of interests, in an optimized presentation of our offer and effective communication with customers and interested parties. If you are asked for consent (consent) to data processing by the respective social media platform operators, e.g. with the help of a checkbox, the legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR.
As far as the aforementioned social media platforms are headquartered in the USA, the following applies: For the USA, the European Commission has passed an adequacy decision. This goes back to the EU-US Privacy Shield. A current certificate for the respective company can be viewed here.
Data processing takes place on the basis of an agreement between jointly responsible persons in accordance with Art. 26 GDPR, which you can see here:
Google / YouTube: https://policies.google.com/privacy
Opposition option (opt-out):
Google / YouTube: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated
7. Contact options and your rights
As a data subject, you have the following rights:
• According to Art. 15 GDPR, the right to request information about your personal data processed by us to the extent specified therein;
• Pursuant to Art. 16 GDPR, you have the right to immediately request the correction of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored by us;
• According to Art. 17 GDPR, the right to request the deletion of your personal data stored by us, unless further processing
– to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information;
– to fulfill a legal obligation;
– for reasons of public interest or
– to assert, exercise or defend legal claims
• according to Art. 18 GDPR, the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data, if so
– the accuracy of the data is contested by you;
– the processing is unlawful, but you refuse to delete it;
– we no longer need the data, but you need it to assert, exercise or defend legal claims, or
– you have objected to processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR;
• pursuant to Art. 20 GDPR, the right to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request the transfer to another person responsible;
• according to Art. 77 GDPR the right to complain to a supervisory authority. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or work or our company headquarters.If you have any questions about the collection, processing or use of your personal data, information, correction, restriction or deletion of data as well as revocation of consent or objection to a specific use of data, please contact us directly using the contact details in our imprint.