Data protection

Data protection

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 has no consequences. This only applies if no other information is given 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 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. 
Your data will be transmitted to Canada, among other places. The EU Commission has issued an adequacy decision for data transfers to Canada.

Contact

Responsible
Contact us if you wish. The contact details of the person responsible for data processing can be found in our imprint.



Customer contact via e-mail
If you initiate business contact with us by e-mail, we will only collect your personal data (name, e-mail address, message text) to the extent you have made them available. The data processing serves to process and answer your contact request.
If the establishment of contact serves to carry out pre-contractual measures (e.g. advice on purchase interest, preparation of an offer) or concerns a contract already concluded between you and us, this data processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. b GDPR.
If contact is made for other reasons, this data processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR from our overriding legitimate interest in processing and answering your request. In this case, you have the right, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to object to the processing of your personal data based on Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR at any time.
We only use your e-mail address to process your request. 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 you use the contact form, we collect your personal data (name, email address, message text) only to the extent you have provided. The data processing serves the purpose of establishing contact.
If the establishment of contact serves to carry out pre-contractual measures (e.g. advice on purchase interest, preparation of an offer) or relates to a contract already concluded between you and us, this data processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. b GDPR. If contact is made for other reasons, this data processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR from our overriding legitimate interest in processing and answering your request. In this case, you have the right, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to object to the processing of your personal data based on Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR at any time. We only use your e-mail address to process your request. Your data will then be deleted in compliance with statutory retention periods, unless you have consented to further processing and use.


orders 


Collection, processing and disclosure 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. Non-provision means that no contract can be concluded. The processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. b GDPR and is necessary for the fulfillment of a contract with you. 
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.
Your data will be transmitted to Canada, among other places. The EU Commission has issued an adequacy decision for data transfers to Canada.


advertising 

Use of your personal data for sending postal advertising
We use your personal data (name, address) that we received as part of the sale of goods or services to send you postal advertising, provided you have not objected to this use. The provision of this data is necessary 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 address data at any time by notifying us. The contact details for exercising the objection can be found in the imprint.

Use of the e-mail address for sending newsletters
Irrespective of contract processing, we use your e-mail address exclusively for our own advertising purposes for sending newsletters, provided you have expressly consented to this. The processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 (1) (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 revocation. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time using the relevant link in the newsletter or by notifying us. Your e-mail address will then be removed from the mailing list. 

Your data will be passed on to a service provider for e-mail marketing as part of order processing. A transfer to other third parties does not take place.


payment service provider 

Using PayPal
All PayPal transactions are subject to the PayPal Privacy Policy. You can find this at https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full (https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full)

Using PayPal Express
We use the PayPal Express payment service from PayPal (Europe) S.à.r.l. on our website. et Cie, S.C.A. (22-24 Boulevard Royal L-2449, Luxembourg; "PayPal"). The purpose of data processing is to be able to offer you payment via the PayPal Express payment service.
In order to integrate this payment service, it is necessary for PayPal to collect, store and analyze data (e.g. IP address, device type, operating system, browser type, location of your device) when the website is accessed. Cookies can also be used for this. The cookies enable your browser to be recognized.
Cookies or comparable technologies are used with your consent on the basis of Section 15 (3) sentence 1 TMG in conjunction with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR. Your personal data will be processed with your consent on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter 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 revocation.
By selecting and using PayPal Express, the data required for payment processing is transmitted to PayPal in order to be able to fulfill the contract with you using the selected payment method. This processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR.
More information on data processing when using the PayPal Express payment service can be found in the associated data protection declaration https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full?locale.x=de_DE#Updated_PS (https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full?locale.x=de_DE#Updated_PS)

Use of personal data when selecting Klarna payment options
In order to be able to offer you Klarna's payment options, we will transmit personal data, such as contact data and order data, to Klarna. In this way, Klarna can assess whether you can use the payment options offered via Klarna and adapt the payment options to your needs. General information about Klarna is available at: https://www.klarna.com/de/ (https://www.klarna.com/de/). Your personal information will be processed by Klarna in accordance with the applicable data protection regulations and in accordance with the information in Klarna's data protection regulations at https://cdn.klarna.com/1.0/shared/content/legal/terms/0/de_de/privacy (https://cdn.klarna.com/1.0/shared/content/legal/terms/0/de_de/privacy) treated.



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. 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 deactivating) cookies in the most important browsers: 
Chrome: 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 specified below in the data protection declaration, 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 recognize your browser even after you have changed pages 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 use of cookies or comparable technologies is based on § 15 paragraph 3 sentence 1 TMG. The processing of your personal data takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 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 at any time for reasons that arise from your particular situation.

Analysis of advertising tracking 

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 provide other services related to website activity and internet usage 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 (device), pages visited, referrer URL (website via which you found our website). visited the website), 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 enable an analysis of your use of the website. 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. There is no adequacy decision by the EU Commission for the USA. The data transmission takes place, among other things, on the basis of standard contractual clauses as suitable guarantees for the protection of personal data, which can be viewed at: https://policies.google.com/privacy/frameworks (https://policies.google.com/privacy/frameworks). Both Google and US government agencies have access to your data. Your data may be linked by Google with other data, such as your search history, your personal accounts, your usage data from other devices and any other data that Google has about you.
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.
The use of cookies or comparable technologies is based on § 15 paragraph 3 sentence 1 TMG. The processing of your personal data takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR from our overriding 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 that arise from your particular situation.
You can prevent Google from collecting the data generated by Google Analytics and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de)
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 (javascript:gaOptout()).
You can find more information on the terms of use and data protection at https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html (https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html) or at https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/ (https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/) and at https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies?hl=de (https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies?hl=de).


Use of Google Ads conversion tracking
We use the online advertising program "Google Ads" on our website and, in this context, conversion tracking (evaluation of visits). Google Conversion Tracking is an analysis service provided by Google LLC (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.
If you click on an ad placed by Google, a conversion tracking cookie will be placed on your computer. These cookies have a limited validity, do not contain any personal data and are therefore not used for personal identification. If you visit certain pages of our website and the cookie has not yet expired, Google and we can recognize that you clicked on the ad and were redirected to this page. Each Google Ads customer receives a different cookie. As a result, there is no way that cookies can be tracked through Ads customers' websites.
The information obtained using the conversion cookie is used to generate conversion statistics. This tells us the total number of users who clicked on one of our ads and were redirected to a page with a conversion tracking tag. However, we do not receive any information with which users can be personally identified.
Your data may be transmitted to the USA. There is no adequacy decision by the EU Commission for the USA. The data transmission takes place, among other things, on the basis of standard contractual clauses as suitable guarantees for the protection of personal data, which can be viewed at: https://policies.google.com/privacy/frameworks (https://policies.google.com/privacy/frameworks).
The use of cookies or comparable technologies is based on § 15 paragraph 3 sentence 1 TMG. The processing of your personal data takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time for reasons that arise from your particular situation.
You can deactivate personalized advertising for you in the settings for advertising at Google. Instructions for this can be found at https://support.google.com/ads/answer/2662922?hl=de (https://support.google.com/ads/answer/2662922?hl=de
Alternatively, you can prevent the use of cookies by third parties by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page at https://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/ (https://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/) and implement the further information on the opt-out mentioned there. You will then not be included in the conversion tracking statistics.
For more information and Google's privacy policy, visit: https://www.google.de/policies/privacy/ (https://www.google.de/policies/privacy/)

Plugins and Miscellaneous

Use of social plug-ins
We use social network plug-ins on our website. The integration of social plug-ins and the data processing that takes place in the process serves the purpose of optimizing advertising for our products.
When social plug-ins are integrated, a link is established between your computer and the servers of the social network provider and the plug-in is displayed on the page by notifying your browser, provided you have expressly consented to this. Both your IP address and the information on which of our pages you have visited are transmitted to the provider's server. This applies regardless of whether you are registered or logged in to the social network. A transmission also takes place for users who are not registered or not logged in. If you are connected to one or more of your social network accounts at the same time, the information collected can also be assigned to your corresponding profiles. When using the plug-in functions (e.g. by pressing the button), this information is also assigned to your user account. You can prevent this assignment by logging out of your social media accounts before visiting our website and before activating the buttons.
Cookies or comparable technologies are used with your consent on the basis of Section 15 (3) sentence 1 TMG in conjunction with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR. Your personal data will be processed with your consent on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter 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 revocation.
The social networks named below are integrated into our website using social plug-ins. You can find more detailed information on the scope and purpose of the collection and use of the data as well as on your rights in this regard and options for protecting your privacy in the linked data protection notices of the providers.


Instagram der Instagram LLC. (1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA)
https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388 (https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388)
Your data may be transmitted to the USA. There is no adequacy decision by the EU Commission for the USA. The data transfer takes place, among other things, on the basis of standard contractual clauses as suitable guarantees for the protection of personal data, which can be viewed at: https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/law-topic/data-protection/international-dimension-data-protection /standard-contractual-clauses-scc_de (https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/law-topic/data-protection/international-dimension-data-protection/standard-contractual-clauses-scc_de).

Twitter de Twitter Inc. (1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94107, EE. UU.)
https://twitter.com/privacy (https://twitter.com/privacy)
Your data may be transmitted to the USA. There is no adequacy decision by the EU Commission for the USA.


Using Google reCAPTCHA 
We use the reCAPTCHA service from Google LLC (1600 Amphitheater 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 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 query serves the purpose of distinguishing between input by a human and automated, machine processing. For this purpose, your input will be transmitted to Google and used there. In addition, the IP address and any other data required by Google for the reCAPTCHA service will be transmitted to Google. This data is processed by Google within the European Union and, if necessary, also transmitted to the USA. There is no adequacy decision by the EU Commission for the USA. The data transmission takes place, among other things, on the basis of standard contractual clauses as suitable guarantees for the protection of personal data, which can be viewed at: https://policies.google.com/privacy/frameworks (https://policies.google.com/privacy/frameworks). 
The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR from the legitimate interest to protect our website from automated spying, misuse and SPAM. You have the right, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to object at any time to the processing of your personal data based on Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. 
You can find more information about Google reCAPTCHA and the associated data protection declaration at: 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). 


Data subject rights and storage period

Duration of storage
After completion of the contract, 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.

rights of the data subject
If the legal requirements are met, you have the following rights under 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 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.

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 your particular situation with effect for the future.
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: 27.10.20200