Data protection declaration
Unless stated otherwise below, the provision of your personal data is neither legally nor contractually obligatory, nor required for conclusion of a contract. You are not obliged to provide your data. Not providing it will have no consequences. This only applies as long as the processing procedures below do not state otherwise.
“Personal data” is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.
You can use our websites without submitting personal data. Every time our website is accessed, user data is transferred to us or our web hosts/IT service providers by your internet browser and stored in server log files. This stored data includes for example the name of the site called up, date and time of the request, the IP address, amount of data transferred and the provider making the request. The processing is carried out on the basis of Article 6(1) f) GDPR due to our legitimate interests in ensuring the smooth operation of our website as well as improving our services.
Customer account / Orders
When you open a customer account, we will collect your personal data in the scope given there. The data processing is for the purpose of improving your shopping experience and simplifying order processing. The processing will be carried out on the basis of art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR with your consent. You can withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us without affecting the legality of the processing carried out with your consent up to the withdrawal. Your customer account will then be deleted.
When you submit an order we only collect and use your personal data insofar as this is necessary for the fulfilment and handling of your order as well as processing of your queries. The provision of data is necessary for conclusion of a contract. Failure to provide it will prevent the conclusion of any contract. The processing will occur on the basis of Article 6(1) b) GDPR and is required for the fulfilment of a contract with you. Your data is transferred here for example to the shipping companies and dropshipping providers, payment service providers, service providers for handling the order and IT service providers that you have selected. We will comply strictly with legal requirements in every case. The scope of data transmission is restricted to a minimum.
Contact / Newsletter
We use your email address outside of contractual processing exclusively to send you a newsletter for our own marketing purposes, if you have explicitly agreed to this. The processing will be carried out on the basis of art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR with your consent. You can withdraw your consent at any time without affecting the legality of the processing carried out with your consent up to the withdrawal. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time using the relevant link in the newsletter or by contacting us. Your email address will then be removed from the distributor.
Payment service providers
All PayPal transaction are covered by the PayPal Data Privacy Statement. You can found this at https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full?locale.x=en
Using credit cards
All credit card transaction are covered by the Concardis Data Privacy Statement. You can found this at https://www.concardis.com/datenschutz
Processing is carried out on the basis of art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR due to our largely justified interest in ensuring the optimal functionality of the website as well as a user-friendly and effective design of our range of services.
Using the links below, you can find out how to manage cookies (or deactivate them, among other things) in major browsers:
Chrome Browser: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=en
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
The data processing described subsequently in this section, especially the setting of cookies, will be carried out on the basis of art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR due to our largely justified interest:
– in the needs-based and target-oriented design of our website, for example, with tools for analysis and statistics
You have the right to veto this processing of your personal data according to art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR, for reasons relating to your personal situation.
Use of Google Analytics
Your data may also be transmitted to the USA. Following the US-EU Data Protection Agreement, Google has become “Privacy Shield“ certified and is therefore obliged to observe European data protection laws.
Use of Vimeo
On our website, we use plug-ins from Vimeo Inc. (555 West 18th Street New York, New York 10011, USA; “Vimeo”) to embed videos of the portal “Vimeo”. When you access pages of our website that contain such a plug-in, a connection is established to Vimeo’s servers and the plug-in is displayed on the page by notifying your browser. This will transmit to Vimeo’s servers both your IP address and the information which of our pages you have visited. If you are logged into Vimeo, Vimeo assigns this information to your personal user account. When you use the plug-in functions (e.g. by starting a video by pressing the corresponding button), this information is also assigned to your Vimeo account.
Your data may also be transmitted to the USA. Following the US-EU Data Protection Agreement, Vimeo has become “Privacy Shield“ certified and is therefore obliged to observe European data protection laws.
The processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR out of Vimeo’s legitimate interest in market analysis and in improving its services in a demand-oriented and targeted manner. For reasons arising from your particular situation, you have the right at any time to object to this processing of your personal data based on Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. If you do not want Vimeo to associate the information collected directly with your Vimeo account, you must log out of Vimeo before visiting our website.
For more information about the purpose and scope of the collection and the wider use and processing of the data by Vimeo, as well as your related rights and privacy protections, please see Vimeo’s data protection policy: https://vimeo.com/privacy
Vimeo can use Google Analytics for the videos integrated on this website. Tracking is carried out completely independently by Vimeo. We have no influence on the design of the tracking nor do we have access to it. Processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR out of Vimeo’s legitimate interest in analysing user behavior for the demand-oriented and targeted design of its services and for marketing purposes.
Google’s data protection policy can be found at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy and the opt-out options for Google Analytics at http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
Rights of persons affected and storage duration
After contractual processing has been completed, the data is initially stored for the duration of the warranty period, then in accordance with the retention periods prescribed by law, especially tax and commercial law, and then deleted after the period has elapsed, unless you have agreed to further processing and use.
If the data processing outlined here is based on our legitimate interests in accordance with Article 6(1)f) GDPR, you have the right for reasons arising from your particular situation to object at any time to the processing of your data with future effect. If the objection is successful, we will no longer process the personal data, unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing that outweigh your interests or rights and freedoms, or the processing is intended for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims. If personal data is being processed for the purposes of direct advertising, you can object to this at any time by notifying us. If the objection is successful, we will no longer process the personal data for the purposes of direct advertising.
last update: 19.11.2018