Privacy policy

Privacy policy

Unless otherwise stated below, the submission 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. A non-supply has no consequences. This applies only insofar as no other information is given in the following processing procedures. "Personal data" means all information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.

Welcome to our website!
We attach great importance to the protection of your data and the safeguarding of your privacy, as we expect elsewhere.
Therefore, our pages are completely encrypted, which you can recognize by the green name in the upper input line.
Below we inform you about the collection and (minimal) use of personal data when using our website.

Server log files
You can visit our website without providing any personal information. Every time you access our website, usage data is transmitted by your internet browser and stored in log data (server log files). These stored data include, for example, the name of the page accessed, the date and time of access, the amount of data transferred, and the requesting provider. This data is used exclusively to ensure 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 using the contact form, we collect your personal data (name, e-mail address, message text) only to the extent provided by you. The data processing serves the purpose of contacting you. By sending your message you agree to the processing of the transmitted data.
The processing is based on Art. 6 (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 based on 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 agreed to further processing and use.

Use of Google reCAPTCHA
On our website we use the service reCAPTCHA by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google"). The inquiry serves the purpose of distinguishing whether the input is made by a human being or by automated, machine processing. The inquiry includes the submission of the IP address and, if applicable, other data required by Google for the service reCAPTCHA to Google. For this purpose, your input will be transmitted to Google and used there. Your IP address will, however, be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union, or in other signatory states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area, before being used. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address is transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of this service. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of reCaptcha is not combined with other data from Google. Your data may also be transferred to the USA. For data transmissions to the USA, an adequacy decision of the European Commission, the "Privacy Shield", is in place. Google participates in the "Privacy Shield" and has submitted the requirements. By clicking on the inquiry, you consent to the processing of your data. The processing is carried out based on Art. 6 (1) lit. a DSGVO with your consent. You may revoke your consent at any time without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until revocation.
Further information on Google reCAPTCHA and the corresponding data protection declaration can be found at https://www.google.com/privacy/ads/

Customer account
When you create 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 the order processing. The processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. a DSGVO with your consent. You may revoke your consent at any time by notifying us, without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of your consent until revocation. Your customer account will then be deleted.

Collection, processing, and use of personal data when placing an order
When placing an order, we collect and use your personal data only to the extent necessary to fulfill and process your order and to process your requests. The submission 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 based on Art. 6 (1) lit. b DSGVO and is necessary for the fulfillment of a contract with you. Your data will not be passed on to third parties without your explicit consent. The only exceptions are our service partners who we need to process the contractual relationship or service providers we use for processing orders. In addition to the recipients named in the respective clauses of this privacy policy, 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 hosters, IT service providers and dropshipping merchants. In all cases, we strictly observe the legal requirements. The extent of data transfer is limited to a minimum.

Cookies
Our website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored in or by the internet browser on the computer system of a user. If a user accesses 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. We use cookies for the purpose of making our website more user-friendly, effective, and 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 change of page.
We also use cookies on our website to analyze the surfing behavior of our site visitors.
Furthermore, we use cookies to subsequently address visitors to the site on other websites with targeted, interest-related advertising.
The processing is based on § 15 (3) TMG and Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO from the legitimate interest in the above-mentioned purposes.
The data collected from you in this manner will be pseudonymized by technical precautions. It is therefore no longer possible to assign the data to your person. The data will not be stored together with other personal data of yours.
You have the right to object at any time, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to the processing of personal data concerning you, based on art. 6 (1) f DSGVO.
Cookies are stored on your computer. You, therefore, have full control over the use of cookies. By selecting the appropriate technical settings on your internet browser, you can prevent the storage of cookies and 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 functions of this website to their full extent.
Under the following links you can find out how you can manage the cookies of 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/de-de/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-website-data-sfri11471/mac

Use of Google Analytics
We use the web analysis service Google Analytics by Google Inc. on our website. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google"). The data processing serves the purpose of analyzing this website and its visitors. To this end, 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 further services to the website operator in connection with website and internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics is not combined with other data from Google. Google Analytics uses cookies that enable an analysis of your use of the website. 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. As a result, your IP address will be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other signatory states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area before being used. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address is transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Your data may be transferred to the USA. For data transfers to the USA, an adequacy decision of the European Commission exists. The processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO from the legitimate interest in the needs-based and targeted design of the website.
You have the right to object at any time, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to the processing of personal data concerning you, based on art. 6 (1) f DSGVO.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate technical settings in your browser software; however, please note that in this case, you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent. You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (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=de]. In order to prevent the collection by Google Analytics across devices, you can set an opt-out cookie. Opt-out cookies prevent the future collection of your data when you visit this website. You must opt-out on all systems and devices in use to be fully effective. Click here to set the opt-out cookie: Disable Google Analytics .
For more information on terms of use and privacy, please visit https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html or https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/.

Use of Google Inc.'s remarketing or "related audience" feature
We use Google Inc.'s remarketing or "related audience" feature on our website. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google"). This function serves the purpose of analyzing visitor behavior and interests. Google uses cookies to perform the analysis of website usage, which forms the basis for the creation of interest-based advertisements. The cookies are used to record visits to the website and anonymous data on the use of the website. There is no storage of personal data of visitors to the website. If you visit another website in the Google Display Network, you will be shown advertisements that most probably take into account previously accessed product and information areas. Your data may also be transferred to the USA. Data transfers to the USA are based on an adequacy decision of the European Commission. The processing is carried out based on Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO out of a legitimate interest in targeting visitors to the website with targeted advertising by displaying personalized, interest-based advertising for visitors to the provider's website when they visit other websites in the Google Display Network.
You have the right to object at any time, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to this processing of personal data relating to you, based on Art. 6 (1) f DSGVO.
To do so, you can permanently disable Google's use of cookies by following the link below and downloading and installing the plug-in provided there: https://support.google.com/ads/answer/7395996?hl=de
Alternatively, you can disable the use of cookies by third parties by going to the deactivation page of the Network Advertising Initiative at https://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/ and implementing the additional opt-out information provided there.
NFor more information about Google Remarketing and the associated privacy policy, please visit: https://www.google.com/privacy/ads/

Use of Google Adwords Conversion Tracking
We use the online advertising program "Google AdWords" on our website and in this context conversion tracking (visitor action analysis). Google Conversion Tracking is an analysis service of Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google"). When you click on an ad placed by Google, a conversion tracking cookie is placed on your computer. These cookies have limited validity, do not contain any personal data, and are therefore not used for personal identification. If you visit certain pages on our site and the cookie has not expired, Google and we may recognize that you have clicked on the ad and been directed to that page. Each Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. As a result, there is no way that cookies can be tracked through the websites of AdWords customers. The information collected using the conversion cookie is used to compile conversion statistics. This tells us the total number of users who have clicked on one of our ads and been redirected to a page with a conversion tracking tag. However, we do not receive information that personally identifies users. The processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO from the legitimate interest in targeted advertising and the analysis of the impact and efficiency of this advertising.
You have the right to object at any time, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to the processing of your personal data based on Art. 6 (1) f DSGVO.
For this purpose, 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 will then not be included in the conversion tracking statistics.
In addition, you can disable personalized advertising for you in Google's advertising settings. You can find instructions for this at https://support.google.com/ads/answer/2662922?hl=de Furthermore, you may opt-out of third-party cookie use by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative's opt-out page at https://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/ and following the opt-out information provided there.
Further information as well as Google's privacy policy can be found at https://www.google.de/policies/privacy/

Use of Facebook Remarketing
We use the remarketing function "Custom Audiences" by Facebook Inc. on our website. (1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA; "Facebook").
This function serves the purpose of targeting website visitors with interest-based advertising on the social network Facebook.
For this purpose, the Facebook remarketing tag was implemented on the website. This tag is used to establish a direct connection to the Facebook servers when visiting the website. This tells the Facebook server which of our pages you have visited. Facebook assigns this information to your personal Facebook user account. When you visit the social network Facebook, you will then see personalized, interest-based Facebook ads. The processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO from the legitimate interest in the above-mentioned purpose.
You have the right to object at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation to the processing of personal data concerning you based on Art. 6 (1) f DSGVO.
For this purpose, you can deactivate the remarketing function "Custom Audiences" here.
You can find more detailed information on the collection and use of data by Facebook, on your rights in this regard, and on ways to protect your privacy in Facebook's data protection information at https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/.

Use of YouTube
We use the YouTube video embedding feature by YouTube LLC on our website. (901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA; "YouTube").
YouTube is a joint venture with Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google").
The feature displays videos stored on YouTube in an iFrame on the website. The option "Advanced Privacy Mode" is activated. As a result, YouTube does not store any information about visitors to the website. Only when you watch a video, information about it is transferred to YouTube and stored there.
For more information on the collection and use of data by YouTube and Google, your rights and ways to protect your privacy, please see the YouTube privacy policy (https://www.youtube.com/t/privacy).

Use of GoogleMaps
On our website, we use the function for embedding GoogleMaps maps from Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google").
This feature allows the visual presentation of geographic information and interactive maps. Google also collects, processes, and uses data of the visitors of the pages when they call up the pages in which GoogleMaps maps are integrated. For more information on the collection and use of data by Google, please refer to the Google 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 transferred to the USA. For data transfers to the USA, an adequacy decision of the European Commission exists.
You have the right to object at any time, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to the processing of personal data concerning you based on Art. 6 (1) f DSGVO. To do so, you must deactivate 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, to their full extent.

Use of an external merchandise management system
We use a merchandise management system for contract processing within the scope of order processing. For this purpose, your personal data collected within the scope of the order will be transmitted to IPResearch GmbH, Abt-Degen-Strasse 13, 97475 Zeil am Main, Germany.

Use of PayPal
All PayPal transactions are subject to the PayPal data protection declaration. This can be found at https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-prev?locale.x=de_DE

Duration of storage
Duration of storage After complete completion of the contract, the data will first be stored for the duration of the warranty period, then in consideration of legal, in particular tax, and commercial law retention periods, and then deleted after expiry of this period, unless you have consented to further processing and use.

Rights of the data subject
If the legal requirements are met, you are entitled to the following rights in accordance with Art. 15 to 20 DSGVO: the right to information, to correction, to deletion, to restriction of processing, to data transferability.
In addition, according to Art. 21 (1) DSGVO, you have the right to object to data processing based on Art. 6 (1) f DSGVO as well as to data processing for direct advertising.
Please contact us upon request. The contact details can be found in our imprint.

Right to complain to the surveillance authority
According to Art. 77 DSGVO you have the right to complain to the surveillance authority if you believe that the processing of your personal data is not lawful.

last update: 25.04.2018