Privacy policy

Unless otherwise stated below, the provision of your personal data is not 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 it 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 personal information. Every time you access our website, usage data is transmitted to us or our web host / IT service provider by your Internet browser and stored in log data (so-called server log files). This stored data includes, for example, the name of the page accessed, the date and time of access, the IP address, the amount of data transferred and the requesting provider. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR from our overriding legitimate interest in ensuring trouble-free operation of our website and improving our offer.   

Customer account for your orders   

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 the shopping experience and simplifying the order processing. The processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 (1) (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 up to the revocation. Your customer account will then be deleted.

Collection, processing and transfer of personal data when placing orders

When you place an order, we only collect and process your personal data to the extent that 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 means that no contract can be concluded. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit.b DSGVO and is necessary for the fulfillment of a contract. Your data will be passed on, for example, to the shipping companies and dropshipping providers, payment service providers, service providers for order processing and IT service providers you have selected. In all cases, we strictly observe the legal requirements. The amount of data transmission is limited to a minimum.

Contact   

Collection and processing when using the contact form When you use the contact form, we only collect your personal data (name, e-mail address, message text) to the extent provided by you. The data processing serves the purpose of establishing contact. By sending your message, you agree to the processing of the transmitted data. The processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 (1) (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 up to the revocation. We only use your e-mail address to process your request. Your data will then be deleted unless you have consented to further processing and use.

Use of email address for sending direct mail   

We use your e-mail address, which we received as part of the sale of a good 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, unless you have objected to this use. The provision of the e-mail address is required for the conclusion of the contract. Non-provision means that no contract can be concluded. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para.1 lit. f GDPR from our overriding legitimate interest in direct advertising. You can object to this use of your e-mail address at any time by notifying us. The contact details for exercising the objection can be found in the imprint. You can also use the link provided for this purpose in the promotional email. There are no costs for this other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs.

Cookies  

Our website uses cookies. Cookies aresmall text files that are stored in the internet browser or by the internet browser on a user’s computer system. If a user calls up a website, a cookie can be stored on the user’s operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic character string that enables the browser to be clearly identified when the website is called up again. Cookies are stored on your computer. Therefore, you have full control over the use of cookies. By selecting the appropriate technical settings in your Internet browser, you can be notified before cookies are set and decide individually whether to accept them and 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 the functions of this website to their full extent. You can use the links below to find out how to manage (including deactivate) cookies in the most important browsers:

Chrome Browser: https://support.google .com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=de  

Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/de-de/help/17442/windows-internetexplorer-delete-manage-cookies  

Mozilla Firefox: https://support .mozilla.org/en/kb/allow-and-reject-cookies  

Safari: https://support.apple.com/de-de/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-websitedata-sfri11471/mac  

Technically necessary cookies  

Unless otherwise stated below in the data protection declaration, we only use these technically necessary cookies for the purpose of making our offer more user-friendly, more effective and more secure. Furthermore, cookies enable our systems to recognize your browser even after a page change and to offer you services. Some functions of our website cannot be offered without the use of cookies. For these it is necessary that the browser is recognized even after a page change. The processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR from our overriding legitimate interest in guaranteeing the optimal functionality of the website and a user-friendly and effective design of our offer. You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data based on Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR at any time for reasons that arise from your particular situation.

Analysis   

Use of Google Analytics  

We use the web analytics service Google Analytics from Google LLC on our website. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”). If you have your habitual residence in the European Economic Area or Switzerland, Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland) is 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 data processing serves the purpose of analyzing this website and its visitors as well as for marketing and advertising purposes. 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 do other things related to website activity and internet usage to provide related services to the website operator. Among other things, the following information can be collected: IP address, date and time of the page view, click path, information about the browser you are using and the device you are using, pages visited, referrer URL (website via which you visit our website have accessed), location data, purchase activities. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. Google Analytics uses technologies such as cookies, web storage in the browser and tracking pixels, which analyze the use of the website by They allow. The information generated in this way about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. IP anonymization is activated on this website. As a result, 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. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Google has certified itself according to the US-EU data protection agreement “Privacy Shield” and is thus obliged to comply with European data protection guidelines. Data processing, in particular the setting of cookies , takes place on the basis of Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR from our overriding legitimate interest in the needs-based and targeted design of the website. You have the right, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, to object at any time to the processing of your personal data based on Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR related data (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/ gaoptout?hl=deIn order to prevent data collection and storage by Google Analytics across devices, you can set an opt-out cookie. Opt-out cookies prevent future collection of your data when you visit this website. You must opt-out on all systems and devices used for this to have full effect. If you delete the opt-out cookie, requests will be sent to Google again. If you click here, the opt-out cookie will be set: Disable Google Analytics. You can find more information on the terms of use and data protection at https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html or at https:// www.google.de/intl/de/policies/ and at https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies?hl=de.

Plug-ins  

Use of Google Tag Manager and Google Analytics  

We use Google LLC’s Google Tag Manager on our website. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”). If you have your habitual residence in the European Economic Area or Switzerland, Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland) is 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. This application manages JavaScript tags and HTML tags, which are used in particular to implement tracking and analysis tools be used. The data processing serves the purpose of the needs-based design and optimization of our website. The Google Tag Manager itself neither stores cookies nor is personal data processed as a result. However, it enables the triggering of additional tags that can collect and process personal data. You can find more information on terms of use and data protection here: https://policies.google.com/privacy/update?hl=de Use of social plug-ins using “Shariff”   

We use social network plug-ins on our website. So that you can retain control over your data, we use the data protection-safe “Shariff” button. Without your express consent, no links to the servers of the social networks will be established and consequently no data will be transmitted. “Shariff” is a development by the specialists at the computer magazine c’t. It enables more privacy on the web and replaces the usual “Share” buttons on social networks. You can find more information about the Shariff project here https://www.heise.de/ct/artikel/Shariff-Social-Media-Buttons- mit-Datenschutz-2467514.html. If you click on the button, a pop-up window will appear , in which you can log in to the respective provider with your data. Only after you have actively logged in will a direct connection to the social networks be established. By logging in, you give your consent to the transfer of your data to the respective social media provider. Among other things, both your IP address and the information on which of our pages you have visited are transmitted. If you are connected to one or more of your social network accounts at the same time, the information collected will also be assigned to your corresponding profiles. You can only prevent this assignment by logging out of your social media accounts before visiting our website and before activating the buttons.

The social networks named below are integrated using the “Shariff” function. You can find more detailed information on the scope and purpose of the collection and use of the data as well as your rights in this regard and options for protecting your privacy in the linked data protection notices of the providers. Facebook Facebook Inc. (1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA) https://www.facebook.com/policy.phpInstagram Instagram LLC.  

(1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA) https://help.instagram.com/ 155833707900388  

 Use of social plug-ins using the “2-click solution”   

We use plug-ins from social networks on our website using the “2-click solution”. No connections to the servers of the social networks will be established without your express consent and consequently no data will be transmitted. With the standard integration of plug-ins, when you visit the pages of our website that contain such a plug-in, a link is created between your computer and the servers of the providers of the social network and the plug-in is displayed on the page by notifying your browser. Both your IP address and the information on which of our pages you have visited are transmitted to the provider’s servers. This applies regardless of whether you are registered or logged in to the social network. Transmission also takes place for users who are not registered or not logged in. If you are also logged into the social network Facebook, this information will be assigned to your personal user account. When using the plug-in functions (e.g. by pressing the button), this information is also assigned to the user account, which you can only prevent by logging out before using the plug-in. ***So that you retain control of your data, we have decided to first deactivate the corresponding button. You can recognize this by the greyed out button. Without express consent – in the form of activating the button – no link to the server of the social network will be established and consequently no data will be transmitted. Only when you activate the button does the button become active (highlighted in color) and a direct connection to the servers of the social network is established. By activating you give your consent to the transfer of your data to the respective provider of the social network. Among other things, both your IP address and the information on which of our pages you have visited are transmitted. If you are connected to one or more of your social network accounts at the same time, the information collected will also be assigned to the corresponding profiles. You can only prevent this assignment by logging out of your user accounts on the social networks before visiting our website and before activating the buttons. The social networks named below are integrated using the “2-click function”. You can find more detailed information on the scope and purpose of the collection and use of the data as well as your rights in this regard and options for protecting your privacy in the linked data protection notices of the providers. Facebook from Facebook Inc. (1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA) https://www.facebook.com/policy.phpInstagram from Instagram LLC. (1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA): http://instagram.com/legal/privacy/

Use of YouTube  

We use the function for embedding YouTube videos from Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, BarrowStreet, Dublin 4, Ireland; “YouTube”) on our website. YouTube is a Google LLC (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”) affiliated company. The function displays videos stored on YouTube in an iFrame on the website. The option “Extended data protection mode” is activated. As a result, YouTube does not receive any information ions stored about the visitors of the website. Only when you watch a video is information about it sent to YouTube and stored there. Your data may be transmitted to the USA. Google has certified itself according to the US-EU data protection agreement “Privacy Shield” and is thus obliged to comply with European data protection guidelines. Data processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR from the legitimate interest in the needs-based and targeted design of our website. You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data based on Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation.

More information on the collection and use of data by YouTube and Google, your rights in this regard and options for protecting your privacy can be found in YouTube’s data protection information at https://www.youtube.com/t/privacy.

Data subject rights and storage period  

Duration of storage  

Once the contract has been completed, the data will initially be stored for the duration of the warranty period, then taking into account statutory retention periods, in particular tax and commercial law, and then deleted after the period has expired, unless you have consented to further processing and use.  < /p>

Rights of the data subject  

If the legal requirements are met, you have the following rights under Articles 15 to 20 GDPR: Right to information, to correction, to deletion, to restriction of processing, to data portability. In addition, according to Art. 21 Para. 1 GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing based on Art. 6 Para. 1 f GDPR and to processing for the purpose of direct advertising. Contact us if you wish. You can find the contact details 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 believe that your personal data is not being processed lawfully.

Right to object

If the personal data processing listed here is based on our legitimate interest in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR, you have the right to object to this processing at any time for reasons that arise from the particular situation with effect for the future contradict. After an objection has been raised, the processing of the data concerned will be terminated unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or if the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims. If personal data is processed for direct marketing purposes, you can object to this processing at any time by notifying us. After the objection has been raised, we will stop processing the data concerned for the purpose of direct advertising.

last update: 15.11.2020