Data protection declaration
Thank you for your interest in our online shop. The protection of your privacy is very important to us. Below we inform you in detail about the handling of your data.
1. Access data and hosting
You can visit our website without providing any personal information. Each time a website is called up, the web server merely automatically saves a so-called server log file which, for example, contains the name of the requested file, your IP address, date and time of the call, the amount of data transmitted and the requesting provider (access data) and documents the call.
These access data are evaluated exclusively for the purpose of ensuring trouble-free operation of the site and improving our services. Pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 f DSGVO, this serves to safeguard our legitimate interests in a correct presentation of our offer, which predominate within the scope of a balancing of interests. All access data will be deleted no later than seven days after the end of your visit to the site.
Third-party hosting services
As part of processing on our behalf, a third party provider provides us with hosting and website presentation services. This serves to protect our legitimate interests in a correct presentation of our offer, which predominate within the scope of a balancing of interests. All data collected in the context of the use of this website or in the forms provided for this purpose in the online shop as described below are processed on its servers. Processing on other servers only takes place in the framework described here.
This service provider is located within a country of the European Union or the European Economic Area.
2. Data collection and use for contract processing and when opening a customer account
We collect personal data when you voluntarily provide it to us in connection with your order, when contacting us (e.g. via contact form or e-mail) or when opening a customer account. Mandatory fields are marked as such, since in these cases we require the data for contract processing, or for processing your contact or opening of the customer account, and you cannot complete the order and/or the account opening or can not send the contact without their information. Which data is collected can be seen from the respective input forms. We use the data provided by you in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. b DSGVO for contract processing and processing your enquiries. After complete processing of the contract or deletion of your customer account, your data will be restricted for further processing and deleted after expiry of the storage periods under tax and commercial law, unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data or we reserve the right to use data beyond this, which is permitted by law and about which we inform you in this declaration. The deletion of your customer account is possible at any time and can take place either via a message to the contact possibility described below or via a function intended for it in the customer account.
3. Data transfer
In order to fulfil the contract in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. b DSGVO, we pass on your data to the shipping company commissioned with the delivery, insofar as this is necessary for the delivery of ordered goods. Depending on which payment service provider you select in the order process, we pass on the payment data collected for the processing of payments to the credit institution commissioned with the payment and, if applicable, to payment service providers commissioned by us or to the selected payment service. In some cases, the selected payment service providers also collect this data themselves if you create an account there. In this case, you must log in to the payment service provider with your access data during the ordering process. The data protection declaration of the respective payment service provider applies in this respect.
4. E-mail newsletter
E-mail advertising with registration for the newsletter
If you register for our newsletter, we use the data required for this or separately communicated by you in order to regularly send you our e-mail newsletter on the basis of your consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a DSGVO.
You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time and either by sending a message to the contact option described below or via a link provided for this purpose in the newsletter. After deregistration, we delete your e-mail address unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data or we reserve the right to use data beyond this, which is permitted by law and about which we inform you in this declaration.
The newsletter is sent within the framework of a processing on our behalf by a service provider to whom we pass on your e-mail address for this purpose.
This service provider is located within a country of the European Union or the European Economic Area.
5. Use of data for payment processing
Identity and credit check when selecting Billpay payment methods
If you choose one of the payment options of our partner Billpay GmbH, you will be asked during the order process to consent to the transmission of the data required for processing the payment and an identity and credit assessment to Billpay in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a DSGVO. If you give your consent, your data (first and last name, street, house number, postcode, city, date of birth, telephone number and, in the case of a direct debit purchase, the specified account details) as well as the data in connection with your order will be transmitted to Billpay.
For the purpose of its own identity and credit assessment, Billpay or partner companies commissioned by Billpay transmit data to credit agencies and receive from these information and, where applicable, creditworthiness information on the basis of mathematical-statistical procedures, the calculation of which includes address data. Detailed information on this and the credit agencies used can be found in Billpay GmbH's data protection regulations. Billpay GmbH uses the information received on the statistical probability of non-payment for a balanced decision on the establishment, implementation or termination of the contractual relationship.
Billpay may also use third party tools to detect and prevent fraud. Data obtained with these tools may be stored encrypted by third parties so that it can only be read by Billpay. Only if you select a payment method of our cooperation partner Billpay, these data are used, otherwise the data expire automatically after 30 minutes.
You can revoke your consent to Billpay at any time. However, Billpay may still be entitled to process, use and transmit your personal data, provided that this is necessary for the contractual payment processing or is required by law or is ordered by a court or an authority.
6. Integration of the Trustbadge Trusted Shop
The Trusted Shops Trustbadge is included on this website to display our Trusted Shops seal of approval and the collected evaluations as well as to offer Trusted Shops products to buyers after an order.
This serves to safeguard our legitimate interests in an optimal marketing of our offer in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f DSGVO, which predominate in the context of a balancing of interests. The Trustbadge and the services advertised with it are an offer of Trusted Shops GmbH, Subbelrather Str. 15C, 50823 Cologne.
When the trust badge is called, the web server automatically saves a so-called server log file, which contains e.g. your IP address, date and time of the call, transferred data volume and the requesting provider (access data) and documents the call. This access data is not evaluated and is automatically overwritten at the latest seven days after the end of your page visit.
Further personal data will only be transferred to Trusted Shops if you have consented to this, decide to use Trusted Shops products after completing an order or have already registered for use. In this case the contractual agreement between you and Trusted Shops applies.
7. Cookies and web analysis
To make visiting our website attractive and to enable the use of certain functions, to display suitable products or for market research purposes, we use so-called cookies on various pages. This serves to safeguard our legitimate interests in an optimised presentation of our offer in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO, which predominate in the context of a balancing of interests. Cookies are small text files that are automatically stored on your end device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the end of the browser session, i.e. after closing your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your terminal and enable us to recognize your browser on your next visit (persistent cookies). You can see the duration of storage in the overview in the cookie settings of your web browser. You can set your browser in such a way that you are informed about the setting of cookies and decide individually about their acceptance or exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally. Each browser differs in the way it manages the cookie settings. This is described in the help menu of each browser, which explains how you can change your cookie settings. You will find these for the respective browsers under the following links:
Internet Explorer™: http://windows.microsoft.com/de-DE/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies
Opera™ : http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.20/de/cookies.html
If cookies are not accepted, the functionality of our website may be limited.
Use of Google (Universal) Analytics for web analysis
For website analysis, this website uses Google (Universal) Analytics, a web analysis service of Google LLC (www.google.de). This serves to safeguard our legitimate interests in an optimised presentation of our offer in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO, which predominate in the context of a balancing of interests. Google (Universal) Analytics uses methods that enable an analysis of your use of the website, such as cookies. The automatically collected information about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. By activating IP anonymisation on this website, the IP address is reduced prior to transmission within the Member States of the European Union or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. The anonymous IP address transmitted by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data. After the end of the use of Google Analytics by us the data collected in this context will be deleted.
Google LLC is headquartered in the USA and is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield. A current certificate can be viewed here. As a result of this agreement between the US and the European Commission, the latter has established an adequate level of data protection for companies certified under the Privacy Shield.
You can prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
As an alternative to the browser plugin, you can click this link to prevent Google Analytics from collecting data on this website in the future. An opt-out cookie is stored on your mobile device. If you delete your cookies, you must click the link again.
8. Advertising via marketing networks
Google AdWords Remarketing
We use Google Adwords to advertise this website in Google search results and on third-party websites. For this purpose, the so-called remarketing cookie from Google is set when you visit our website, which automatically enables interest-based advertising by means of a pseudonymous cookie ID and on the basis of the pages you have visited. This serves to protect our legitimate interests in an optimal marketing of our website in accordance with Art. 6 Par. 1 S. 1 lit. f DSGVO. After the end of the use of Google AdWords Remarketing by us the data collected in this context will be deleted.
Any additional processing will only take place if you have agreed with Google that your web and app browsing history will be linked to your Google Account and information from your Google Account will be used to personalise ads you see on the web. If you are logged in to Google while visiting our website, Google will use your data together with Google Analytics data to create and define target group lists for cross-device remarketing. To this end, Google temporarily links your personal data with Google Analytics data to form target groups.
Google AdWords Remarketing is a service of Google LLC (www.google.de). Google LLC is headquartered in the USA and is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield. A current certificate can be viewed here. As a result of this agreement between the US and the European Commission, the latter has established an adequate level of data protection for companies certified under the Privacy Shield.
You can disable the remarketing cookie via this link. You can also contact the Digital Advertising Alliance to find out how to set cookies and to make the relevant settings.
Use of Microsoft Clarity
This website uses Microsoft Clarity to analyse website interactions. The provider is Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052-6399 USA (hereinafter "Microsoft Clarity").
Microsoft Clarity is a service with which, among other things, session records, heat maps and ML Insights can be created. The data you create/transmit is stored on Microsoft Clarity's servers. Further information on the functions of Microsoft Clarity can be found at: https://docs.microsoft.com/de-de/clarity/faq.
The processing of the data is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO. The website operator obtains appropriate consent from you (e.g. consent to store cookies). You can revoke this consent at any time. The legality of the data processing operations already carried out remains unaffected by the revocation.
The data you provide to us for Microsoft Clarity will be stored for up to 12 months and then deleted. For more details, please refer to the data protection regulations of Microsoft Clarity at: https://privacy.microsoft.com/de-de/privacystatement.
Microsoft Clarity undertakes in its Online Service Terms and using the EU standard contractual clauses to guarantee the protection of data.
9. Social Media PlugIns
Using social plugins from Facebook
On our website so-called social plugins ("plugins") are used by social networks.
When you access a page of our website that contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to the servers of Facebook, Google, Twitter or Instagram. The content of the plugin is transferred directly from the respective provider to your browser and integrated into the page. By integrating the plugins, the providers receive the information that your browser has called up the corresponding page of our website, even if you do not have a profile or are not currently logged in. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted directly from your browser to a server of the respective provider (if applicable in the USA) and stored there. If you are logged in to one of the services, the providers can immediately assign the visit to our website to your profile in the respective social network. If you interact with the plugins, for example by pressing the "Like" or "Share" button, the corresponding information is also transmitted directly to a server of the providers and stored there. The information is also published on the social network and displayed to your contacts. This serves to safeguard our legitimate interests in an optimal marketing of our offer in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f DSGVO, which predominate in the context of a balancing of interests.
The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by the providers as well as the possibility of contact and your rights and setting options in this regard to protect your privacy can be found in the data protection information of the providers.
If you do not want social networks to associate the information collected via our website directly with your profile in the relevant service, you must log out of the relevant service before visiting our website. You can also completely prevent the loading of the plugins with add-ons for your browser, e.g. with the script blocker "NoScript" (http://noscript.net/).
Youtube Video Plugins
Third-party content is included on this website. This content is provided by Google LLC ("Provider").
Youtube is operated by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google").
For videos from Youtube, which are integrated on our site, the extended data protection setting is activated. This means that no information from website visitors is collected and stored on YouTube unless they play the video. The integration of the videos serves the protection of our legitimate interests in an optimal marketing of our offer in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f DSGVO.
The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by the providers as well as your relevant rights and setting options for the protection of your privacy can be found in the data protection information of Google http://www.google.com/intl/de/+/policy/+1button.html.
10. Sending evaluation reminders by e-mail
If you have given us your express consent to this during or after your order in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a DSGVO, we will use your e-mail address as a reminder to submit an evaluation of your order via the evaluation system used by us.
This consent can be revoked at any time by sending a message to the contact option described below.
11. contact possibilities and your rights
As a person concerned, you have the following rights:
according to Art. 15 DSGVO the right to request information about your personal data processed by us to the extent described therein;
in accordance with Art. 16 DSGVO the right to demand immediately the correction of incorrect or complete personal data stored by us;
pursuant to Art. 17 DSGVO the right to request the deletion of your personal data stored with us, unless further processing
- to exercise freedom of expression and information;
- to fulfil a legal obligation;
- for reasons of public interest, or
- to assert, exercise or defend legal claims
- pursuant to Art. 18 DSGVO, the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data, insofar as
- the correctness of the data is denied by you;
- the processing is unlawful, but you refuse to delete it;
we no longer need the data, but you do need it to assert, exercise or defend legal claims, or
you have lodged an objection to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 DSGVO;
has the right, pursuant to Art. 20 DSGVO, to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, current and machine-readable format or to request its transfer to another person responsible;
the right to complain to a supervisory authority pursuant to Art. 77 DSGVO. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority at your usual place of residence or workplace or at our company headquarters.
If you have any questions regarding the collection, processing or use of your personal data, information, correction, blocking or deletion of data or revocation of consent given or objection to a specific use of data, please contact us directly via the contact data in our imprint.
Right of objection
Insofar as we process personal data as described above in order to protect our legitimate interests, which predominate within the scope of a balance of interests, you can object to this processing with effect for the future. If the data is processed for direct marketing purposes, you can exercise this right at any time as described above. If the processing takes place for other purposes, you are only entitled to a right of objection if there are reasons arising from your particular situation.
After exercising your right of objection, we will not process your personal data further for these purposes, unless we can prove compelling reasons worthy of protection for the processing, which outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or if the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.
This does not apply if the processing is for direct marketing purposes. Then we will not process your personal data for this purpose.