Data protection

Data protection

Unless otherwise stated below, the provision of your personal data is neither required by law or contract, nor is it necessary for the conclusion of a contract. You are not obliged to provide the data. Failure to provide has no consequences. This only applies if no other information is given in the subsequent processing operations.
“Personal data” is all information that relates to an identified or identifiable natural person.

Server log files
You can visit our website without providing any information about yourself. Every time you access our website, usage data is transmitted through your internet browser and stored in log data (server log files). This stored data includes, for example, the name of the page called up, the date and time of the call, the amount of data transferred and the requesting provider. These data are used exclusively to guarantee the trouble-free operation of our website and to improve our offer. It is not possible to assign this data to a specific person.

Collection and processing when using the contact form
When you use the contact form, we only collect your personal data (name, email address, message text) to the extent that you have made available. The data processing serves the purpose of establishing contact. By sending your message, you consent to the processing of the transmitted data. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR with your consent.
You can revoke your consent at any time by notifying us without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation. We only use your email address to process your request. Your data will then be deleted unless you have consented to further processing and use.

Customer account
When you open a customer account, we collect your personal data to the extent specified there. The data processing serves the purpose of improving your shopping experience and simplifying order processing. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time by notifying us without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation. Your customer account will then be deleted.

Collection, processing and use of personal data when placing orders
When ordering, we only collect and use your personal data insofar as this is necessary to fulfill and process your order and to process your inquiries. The provision of the data is necessary for the conclusion of the contract. Failure to provide the data means that no contract can be concluded. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit. b GDPR and is necessary for the performance of a contract with you. Your data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent. The only exceptions to this are our service partners, who we need to process the contractual relationship or service providers whom we use for order processing. In addition to the recipients named in the respective clauses of this data protection declaration, these are, for example, recipients of the following categories: shipping service providers, payment service providers, merchandise management service providers, service providers for order processing, web hosts, IT service providers and dropshipping retailers. In all cases we strictly observe the legal requirements. The amount of data transmission is limited to a minimum.
Use of the e-mail address for sending newsletters

We use your email address, regardless of the contract processing, exclusively for our own advertising purposes for sending the newsletter, provided you have expressly consented to this. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to the point of revocation. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time using the corresponding link in the newsletter or by notifying us. Your email address will then be removed from the mailing list.

Your data will be passed on to a service provider for email marketing as part of order processing. It will not be passed on to other third parties.

Your data will be transmitted to a third country for which an adequacy decision has been made by the European Commission.

Use of the email address for sending direct mail
We use your e-mail address, which we received in connection with the sale of a product or service, for the electronic transmission of advertising for our own goods or services that are similar to those that you have already purchased from us, if you have these Have not objected to use. The provision of the e-mail address is required for the conclusion of the contract. Failure to provide the data means that no contract can be concluded. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR from the legitimate interest in direct mail. You can object to this use of your email address at any time by notifying us. You will find the contact details for exercising your objection in the imprint. You can also use the link provided in the promotional email. There are no other costs than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs.

Use of PayPal
All PayPal transactions are subject to the PayPal privacy policy. You can find this under https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-prev?locale.x=de_DE

Cookies
Our website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored in the internet browser or by the internet browser on a user’s computer system. When a user calls up a website, a cookie can be stored on the user’s operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic string of characters that enables the browser to be clearly identified when the website is called up again. We use cookies for the purpose of making our offer more user-friendly, more effective and safer. Furthermore, cookies enable our systems to recognize your browser even after changing pages and to offer you services. Some functions of our website cannot be offered without the use of cookies. For this it is necessary that the browser is recognized even after changing pages.

We also use cookies on our website for the purpose of analyzing the surfing behavior of our site visitors.

The processing takes place on the basis of § 15 (3) TMG and Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR from the legitimate interest in the above-mentioned purposes.
The data collected from you in this way is pseudonymised by technical precautions. It is therefore no longer possible to assign the data to your person. The data will not be saved together with other personal data from you.
For reasons that arise from your particular situation, you have the right to object to this processing of personal data relating to you based on Art. 6 (1) f GDPR at any time.
Cookies are saved on your computer. You therefore have full control over the use of cookies. By selecting the appropriate technical settings in your internet browser, you can prevent the storage of cookies and the transmission of the data they contain. Cookies that have already been saved can be deleted at any time. However, we would like to point out that you may then not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent.
Under the following links you can find out how you can manage cookies in the most important browsers (including deactivating them):
Chrome browser: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=de
Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/de-de/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/de/kb/cookies-erlauben-und-ablehnen
Safari: https://support.apple.com/en-us/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-website-data-sfri11471/mac

Use of Google Analytics
We use the web analysis service Google Analytics from Google Inc. on our website. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”). The data processing serves the purpose of analyzing this website and its visitors. For this purpose, Google will use the information obtained on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the website operator with other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
Google Analytics uses cookies, which enable your use of the website to be analyzed. The information generated by the cookies about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. IP anonymization is activated on this website. This means that your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address is only transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there in exceptional cases. Your data may be transmitted to the USA. There is an adequacy decision by the European Commission for data transfers to the USA. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR from the legitimate interest in the needs-based and targeted design of the website. For reasons that arise from your particular situation, you have the right to object to this processing of personal data relating to you based on Art. 6 (1) f GDPR at any time.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate technical settings in your browser software; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by using the browser plug-in available under the following link. in download and install [ https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de ]. You can set an opt-out cookie to prevent Google Analytics from collecting data across all devices. Opt-out cookies prevent the future collection of your data when you visit this website. You must carry out the opt-out on all systems and devices used for this to have a comprehensive effect. If you click here, the opt-out cookie will be set: Deactivate Google Analytics .
For more information on terms of use and data protection, see https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html or under https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/ .

Use of Facebook plug-ins
This website uses the plug-in of the social network facebook.com, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). If you call up pages on our website with such a plug-in, a connection to the Facebook servers is established and the plug-in is displayed on the page through a message to your browser. This will tell the Facebook server which of our pages you have visited. If you are logged in as a member of Facebook, Facebook will assign this information to your personal Facebook user account. When using the plug-in functions (e.g. clicking the “Like” button, submitting a comment), this information is also assigned to your Facebook account, which you can only prevent by logging out before using the plug-in.
If you do not want Facebook to assign the information collected directly to your Facebook profile, you must either log out of Facebook before visiting our website or use a “Facebook blocker” to block the loading of the Facebook plug-ins on our pages .
You can find more information on the collection and use of data by Facebook, your rights in this regard and options for protecting your privacy in Facebook’s data protection information: https://www.facebook.com/policy.php

Facebook pixel
These cookies are used to determine new sessions or visits and to carry out advertising campaigns that appear as “banners” on Facebook and Instagram.
You can find more information on the collection and use of data by Facebook, your rights in this regard and options for protecting your privacy in Facebook’s data protection information: https://www.facebook.com/policy.php

Google AdWords remarketing
On our website we use the remarketing or “similar target groups” function of Google LLC (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”). If you habitually reside in the European Economic Area or Switzerland, Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland) is the person responsible for your data. Google Ireland Limited is therefore the company affiliated with Google, which is responsible for the processing of your data and compliance with the applicable data protection laws. The application serves the purpose of analyzing visitor behavior and visitor interests. Google uses cookies to carry out the analysis of website usage, which forms the basis for creating interest-based advertisements. The cookies are used to record visits to the website and anonymised data on the use of the website. There is no storage of personal data of the visitors to the website. If you subsequently visit another website in the Google Display Network, you will see advertisements that are highly likely to take into account previously accessed product and information areas. If necessary, your data will be transmitted to the USA. Google has certified itself under the US-EU data protection agreement “Privacy Shield” and is thus obliged to comply with European data protection guidelines. The data processing, in particular the setting of cookies, takes place with your consent on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR. You can revoke your consent at any time without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to the point of revocation. Further information on Google Remarketing and the associated data protection declaration can be found at: https://www.google.com/privacy/ads/

Use of Twitter plug-ins
The functions of the Twitter service are integrated on our website. Twitter is a social media portal from Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, (USA).
We use Twitter plug-ins. If you call up a corresponding page that contains such a plug-in, the data will be exchanged with the Twitter servers located in the USA. In the event of interactions that are possible with the various Twitter plug-ins, the corresponding information about you is collected and transmitted to Twitter and stored. If you are also a member of Twitter and are logged in to Twitter while you are using the plug-in, the information collected about your website visit is linked to your Twitter account and made known to other users.
If you do not want Twitter to link and merge the information with the data in your Twitter account, you must log out of Twitter before visiting our website.
Further information on the collection and use of data by Twitter is available at https://twitter.com/privacy .

Use of Pinterest plug-ins
This website uses plug-ins from the social network Pinterest, which is operated by Pinterest Inc., 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA (“Pinterest”).
The different logos that contain the plug-in (e.g. “Pin-it-Button” or the “P” button) can be viewed at the following link: https://business.pinterest.com/pin-it-button/
If you call up a corresponding page on our website that contains such a plug-in, a link is established between your computer and the Pinterest servers and the plug-in is displayed on the page by a message to your browser. Both your IP address and the information about which of our pages you have visited are transmitted to the Pinterest server in the USA. This applies regardless of whether you are registered or logged in to Pinterest. A transmission takes place even with unregistered or not logged in users.
If you are also a member of Pinterest and are logged in to Pinterest while you are using the plug-in, the information collected about your visit to the website is linked to your Pinterest account and made known to other users. In the case of interactions that are possible with the various Pinterest plug-ins, the corresponding information about you is collected and transmitted to Pinterest and stored.
If you do not want Pinterest to link and merge the information with the data in your Pinterest account, you must log out of Pinterest before visiting our website. Further information on the collection and use of data by Pinterest is available at https://about.pinterest.com/de/privacy-policy

Use of Instagram plug-ins
This website uses plug-ins from the Instagram online service operated by Instagram LLC., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA (“Instagram”).
If you call up pages on our website with such a plug-in, a connection to the Instagram servers is established and the plug-in is displayed on the page by a message to your browser. As a result, both your IP address and the information about which of our pages you have visited are transmitted to the Instagram server.
If you are logged in to Instagram, Instagram will assign this information to your personal user account. When using the plug-in functions (e.g. clicking the “Instagram” button), this information is also assigned to your Instagram account, which you can only prevent by logging out before using the plug-in.
If you do not want Instagram to directly assign the information collected to your Instagram account, you must either log out of Instagram before visiting our website or by using an add-on, e.g. the script blocker “NoScript” (noscript.net) to block the loading of the Instagram plug-in on our website for your browser.
You can find more information on the collection and use of data by Instagram, your rights in this regard and options for protecting your privacy in Instagram’s data protection information: https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388

Use of GoogleMaps
On our website we use the function for embedding GoogleMaps maps from Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”).
The function enables the visual display of geographic information and interactive maps.
When the pages in which GoogleMaps maps are integrated, Google also collects, processes and uses data from visitors to the pages. You can find more information on the collection and use of data by Google in Google’s data protection information at https://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html . There you can also change your settings in the data protection center so that you can manage and protect your data processed by Google.
Your data may also be transmitted to the USA. There is an adequacy decision by the European Commission for data transfers to the USA.
For reasons that arise from your particular situation, you have the right to object to this processing of personal data relating to you based on Art. 6 (1) f GDPR at any time.
To do this, you must switch off the JavaScript application in your browser. However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website, such as the interactive map display, can be used to the full.

Duration of storage
After the contract has been fully processed, the data is initially stored for the duration of the warranty period, then taking into account statutory, in particular tax and commercial retention periods, and then deleted after the deadline, unless you have consented to further processing and use.

Rights of the data subject
If the legal requirements are met, you have the following rights according to Art. 15 to 20 GDPR: Right to information, to correction, to deletion, to restriction of processing, to data portability.
In addition, according to Art. 21 (1) GDPR, you have the right to object to processing based on Art. 6 (1) f GDPR, as well as to processing for the purpose of direct mail.

Contact us if you wish. The contact details can be found in our imprint.

Right of appeal to the supervisory authority
According to Art. 77 GDPR, you have the right to complain to the supervisory authority if you are of the opinion that the processing of your personal data is not lawful.

last update: 04/25/2018