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. Non-provision of the data has no consequences. This only applies insofar as no other information is provided in the subsequent processing operations. "Personal data" means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.

Server log files
You can visit our websites without providing any personal information. Whenever 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 files (so-called server log files). These stored data include, 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 is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 letter f DSGVO (German Data Protection Act) out of our predominant justified interest in ensuring the trouble-free operation of our website as well as to improve our offer.

Contact of the responsible person
Please contact us on request. The contact details of the person responsible for data processing can be found in our imprint.

Initiative contact of the customer by e-mail
If you contact us by e-mail on your own initiative, we will only collect your personal data (name, e- mail address, message text) to the extent that you have provided it. The data processing serves to process and answer your contact request. If the purpose of the contact is to carry out pre-contractual measures (e.g. advice in the event of an interest to buy, preparation of an offer) or if it concerns a contract already concluded between you and us, this data processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 letter b DSGVO. If contact is established for other reasons, this data processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 letter f DSGVO because of our overwhelmingly justified interest in processing and answering your enquiry. In this case, you have the right to object at any time, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to the processing of personal data relating to you on the basis of Art. 6 Paragraph 1 letter f DSGVO. We will only use your e-mail address to process your enquiry. Your data will then be deleted in compliance with statutory retention periods, unless you have consented to further processing and use. Collection and processing when using the contact form When using the contact form, we only collect your personal data (name, e-mail address, message text) to the extent that you have provided it. The data processing serves the purpose of establishing contact. By sending us your message, you agree to the processing of the transmitted data. The processing will be carried out on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO 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 revocation. We will 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.

WhatsApp Business
If you contact us via WhatsApp, we use the WhatsApp Business version of WhatsApp Ireland Limited (4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland; "WhatsApp"). If you are located outside the European Economic Area, this service is provided by WhatsApp Inc. (1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA). The purpose of data processing is to process and answer your contact request. For this purpose we collect and process your mobile phone number, if provided by WhatsApp, your name and other data to the extent provided by you. We use a mobile device for the service, the address book of which exclusively contains data of users who have contacted us via WhatsApp. Personal data will not be passed on to WhatsApp without your prior consent to WhatsApp. Your data will be transferred by WhatsApp to servers of Facebook Inc. in the USA. If the purpose of the contact is to carry out pre-contractual measures (e.g. advice in the event of an interest to purchase, preparation of an offer) or concerns a contract already concluded between you and us, this data processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 letter b DSGVO. If contact is established for other reasons, this data processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 letter f DSGVO out of our overwhelmingly justified interest in providing a quick and easy means of establishing contact and in answering your enquiry. In this case, you have the right to object at any time, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to the processing of personal data relating to you on the basis of Art. 6 paragraph 1 letter f DSGVO. We will use your personal data only to process your enquiry. Your data will then be deleted in compliance with statutory retention periods, unless you have consented to further processing and use. You can find more detailed information on terms of use and data protection when using WhatsApp at https://www.whatsapp.com/legal/#terms-of-service (https://www.whatsapp.com/legal/#terms- of-service) and https://www.whatsapp.com/legal/#privacy-policy (https://www.whatsapp.com/legal/#privacy-policy).

Orders
Collection, processing and forwarding of personal data for orders When you place an order, we collect and process your personal data only to the extent necessary to fulfil and process your order and to deal with your enquiries. 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 is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO and is necessary for the fulfilment of a contract with you. Your data will be passed on, for example, to the mail-order companies and dropshipping providers you have selected, payment service providers, service providers for order processing and IT service providers. In all cases we strictly observe the legal requirements. The extent of the data transfer is limited to a minimum.

Cookies
Our website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored in the Internet browser or by the Internet browser on the computer system of a user. If 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 uniquely identified when the website is called up again. Cookies are stored 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 be notified before cookies are set and can decide individually whether to accept them, as well as prevent the storage of cookies and the transmission of the data they contain. Already stored cookies can be deleted at any time. However, we would like to point out that you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent. Under the following links, you can find out how to manage the cookies in the most important browsers (including deactivating them): Chrome browser: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=de (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 (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 (https://support.mozilla.org/de/kb/cookies-erlauben-und-ablehnen) Safari: https://support.apple.com/de-de/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-website-data- sfri11471/mac (https://support.apple.com/de-de/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-website-data- sfri11471/mac)

Technically necessary cookies
Unless otherwise stated in the data protection declaration below, we only use these technically necessary cookies for the purpose of making our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Furthermore, cookies enable our systems to recognise 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 recognised even after a change of page. The use of cookies or comparable technologies is based on § 15 paragraph 3 sentence 1 TMG. Your personal data is processed on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO out of our predominantly justified interest in ensuring the optimum functionality of the website and a user-friendly and effective design of our offer. You have the right, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to object to the processing of your personal data at any time.

Plug-ins and others

Use of Google reCAPTCHA
We use the reCAPTCHA service of Google LLC (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google") on our website. If you have your habitual residence in the European Economic Area or Switzerland, Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland) is the data controller. Google Ireland Limited is therefore the company affiliated with Google which is responsible for processing your data and ensuring compliance with applicable data protection laws. The purpose of the query is to distinguish between input by a human being or by automated, machine processing. For this purpose, your input is transmitted to Google and used there. In addition, the IP address and any other data required by Google for the reCAPTCHA service are transmitted to Google. This data is processed by Google within the European Union and, if necessary, also transmitted to the USA. The processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 letter f DSGVO out of the legitimate interest to protect our website from automated spying, misuse and SPAM. You have the right to object at any time, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to the processing of personal data relating to you on the basis of Art. 6, paragraph 1, letter f, DSGVO. For further information on Google reCAPTCHA and the corresponding privacy policy, please visit: https://www.google.com/recaptcha/intro/android.html (https://www.google.com/recaptcha/intro/android.html) and https://www.google.com/privacy (https://www.google.com/privacy).

Use of YouTube
We use on our website the YouTube embedding feature of Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland; "YouTube") YouTube is a company affiliated with Google LLC (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google"). It displays videos stored on YouTube in an iFrame on the website. The "Advanced Privacy Mode" option is enabled. This means that YouTube does not store any information about the visitors of the website. Only when you watch a video will information about it be sent to YouTube and stored there. Your data may be transferred to the USA. The use of cookies or comparable technologies is based on § 15 paragraph 3 sentence 1 TMG. Your personal data is processed on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO out of our predominantly legitimate interest in the needs-based and targeted design of the website. You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation. You can find more detailed information on the collection and use of data by YouTube and Google, on your rights in this regard and on ways to protect your privacy in the YouTube data protection information at https://www.youtube.com/t/privacy (https://www.youtube.com/t/privacy).

Rights of data subjects and storage period

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

Rights of the person concerned
If the legal requirements are met, you are entitled to the following rights in accordance with Art. 15 to 20 DSGVO: right to information, correction, deletion, restriction of processing, data transferability. Furthermore, according to Art. 21 Para. 1 DSGVO, you have the right to object to processing based on Art. 6 Para. 1 f DSGVO as well as to processing for the purpose of direct advertising.

Right of appeal to the supervisory authority
Under Art. 77 of the DSGVO, you have the right to complain to the supervisory authority if you believe that your personal data are being processed unlawfully.

Right of objection
If the personal data processing listed here is based on our legitimate interest pursuant to Art. 6, Paragraph 1, Letter f of the DSGVO, you have the right to object to this processing at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation, with effect for the future. Once you have done so, the processing of the data concerned will be terminated unless we can demonstrate compelling reasons for processing which are worthy of protection and which outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or if the processing serves the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims.

If personal data is processed for the purposes of direct advertising, you can object to this processing at any time by notifying us. Once you have done so, we will stop processing the data concerned for direct marketing purposes.

last update: 20.07.2020