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Privacy and data protection

Privacy statement
 
A. General Information about data processing
 
 
1) Personal Data
Personal data contains individual details about personal or objective relations of a particular or determinable natural person.
It includes information about e.g. name, address, phone number and email but also the IP-Address that is assigned to a connection.
Information that is not directly related to an identity of a person e.g. favored websites or number of users of a page are not personal information.
 
2) Extend of processing of personal data
we gather and use personal data of our users basically only to the extent that the functionality of the website as well as our contents and services are given.
The collection and use of personal data is done regularly only with the user’s consent.
An exception applies only in some cases in which it was impossible to get a prior collection of a user’s consent for actual reasons and the processing of data is permitted by legal regulations.
 
3) Legal basis for processing of personal data
Insofar we obtain the user’s consent for the processing of personal data serves art. 6 §1 lit. a of the EU-general data protection regulation (GDPR) as a legal basis for the processing of personal data.
 
During processing of personal data that is required for the fulfilment of the contracts whose contracting party is the affected person serves art. 6 §1 lit. b of GDPR as a legal basis.
This also applies to processing steps which are required for the implementation of pre-contractual measures.
 
If the processing for preservation is required by legitimate interest of our company or a third party which would not outweigh the interests, basic rights and basic freedoms of the affected person art. 6 § 1 lit. f of GPPR will serve as a legal basis.
 
 
4) Data Deletion and storage period
personal data of an affected person will be deleted or disabled as soon as the purpose of storing is no longer applicable.
Storing can also take place if this is intended by the European or national legislator in regulations under union law, laws or other regulations of which we are subject to.
A blocking or deletion of data takes also place when the mandatory storage period expires.
 
B. Provision of the Website and creation of log files
With every call of our website data and information is collected by an automatic system.
 
The following data is gathered:
 
(1) Information about web browser and its used version
(2) Operating System of the user’s end device
(3) The user’s Internet Service provider
(4) The user’s IP-Address
(5) Date and time of access
(6) Websites from which the user’s system gets to our website (so called referrer)
(7) Websites that are opened by the user’s system
This data is saved in log files of our system this data will not be saved alongside with personal data.
 
Legal basis for data processing
Legal basis for temporary storing of data and log files is art. 6 § 1 lit. f of GDPR.
Purpose of data processing
The temporary storing of the IP-Address is necessary for a successful delivery of the website to the user’s end device.
For this the IP-Address must be stored for the duration of the session.
 
The storing in log files takes place to ensure the full functionality of this website. This data helps us in addition to that to collect data for improvisation or respectively for security of our IT infrastructure.
 
In this sense also lies our legitimate interest in data processing after art. 6 § 1 lit. f GDPR. 
Storage Period
The data is deleted as soon as it is not applicable anymore for the achievement of its purpose.
In case of acquisition of data for the provisioning of the website data will be deleted as soon as the respective session has ended.
In case of storing of data in log files data will be deleted after no longer than six weeks.
A further storing is possible. In this case the IP Address of the user will be deleted or distorted so that an allocation of an accessing client is impossible.
 
Possibility of contradiction and elimination
The gathering of data for the provision of the website and storing data in log files is mandatory for a seamless operation of this website.
There is no possibility of contradiction on the user’s side.
C. Usage of Cookies
We use Cookies at several places of our website. Cookies are small text files that are saved on your computer and managed by your web browser.
These Cookies make it possible to store personal information on your PC whilst you’re visiting our website.
Cookies help to determine frequency of use and the number of users of a website as well as making the website as comfortable and efficient as possible.
First of all we use so called “Session Cookies” these are only stored for the duration of the visit of this website Session Cookies are deleted automatically as soon as you leave our website.
Session Cookies store the following information:
-Items in a basket
-Login information
On the other hand we use so called “permanent cookies” to record information about visitors that repeatedly access our website.
The purpose of these cookies is to deliver an ideal user guidance as to recognize you again to save you the stress of a new login the content of a permanent cookie is limited to an identification number.
Name, IP Address etc. will not be saved.
An individual profiling about your use of our website does not take place.
When visiting our website the user will be informed about the usage of cookies for analytical purposes and the user’s consent for the processing of personal data will be obtained.
This also includes a note and a link referring to this privacy statement.
Legal basis for data processing
The legal basis for processing of personal data by using cookies is art. 6 § 1 lit. f of GDPR.
The legal basis for processing of personal data by using cookies for analytical purposes is in case of presence of consent of the user art. 6 §1 lit. a of GDPR.
 
Purpose of data processing
The purpose of using technically necessary cookies is to ensure user-friendly use of this website.
Some functions of this website will not work without the use of cookies. It is necessary for those functions that the browser is recognized after a page transition.
We need cookies for the following applications:
-Shopping cart / Basket
-Google Analytics
The data that is collected by technically necessary cookies will not be used for creation of user profiles.
The use of analytical cookies is done for the purpose of improving the quality of our website. We get to know how the website is used by using analytical cookies this helps us to continually improve our services.
Our justifiable interest in processing personal information after art. 6 §1 lit. f of GDPR also lies in this context.
Duration period
Cookies are saved on the End device of the user and will be transmitted to our website.
That is also why you the user has full control over the usage of cookies.
By a change of settings in your browser you can disable or restrict the transmission of cookies.
Already stored cookies can be deleted.
This can also be done automatically. Not all features can be used to the full extend if cookies are disabled.
Possibility of contradiction and elimination
A use of our website is also possible without cookies. By a change of settings in your browser you can disable or restrict the transmission of cookies by specific websites or change the settings so that the browser informs you whenever a cookie is about to be set.
Please note that in this case you will have to foresee a restricted display of the website and a restricted user experience.
 
D. Newsletter registration
If a user is about to subscribe to a newsletter that is offered by us the user needs to input his email address in the respective input mask.
At the time of registration or deregistration to and from the newsletter the IP Address as well as date and time of registration will be saved.
Beyond that we use data from a newsletter (e.g. clicked contents of the newsletter) for improving of our services.
During the registration process, your consent is obtained for the processing of the data and reference is made to this privacy statement.
In connection with data processing for the sending of newsletters, no data is passed on to any other third party. The data will be used only for sending the newsletter.
The subscription can be cancelled at any time by the person concerned.
In addition the consent for storing of personal data can be recalled at any time.
A link for this purpose is found in every newsletter.
 
Web Bugs
We use so called web bugs only in our mailed newsletters. Web bugs are small (ca. 1x1 pixels) .GIF files that can be hid in other graphics or emails.
Web bugs fulfill similar functions as cookies but are unrecognizable for you as a user.
The web bugs that are used by us are stored on your computer they let us know whether or not the email that has been sent to the corresponding email address has been opened.
The information stored into web bugs that are used by us are limited to IP address, internet address of the visited website (URL), the time the web bug has been “seen”, the user’s browser as well as previously set cookie information.
By doing so we can identify your computer and analyze the user behavior.
The collected data collected is anonymous and will not be connected with personal data of the user’s computer or with a database.
To disable web bugs in our newsletter please set up your mail application that it does not show HTML content. Web bugs are also disabled if you read your emails offline.
Legal basis for Data processing
Legal basis for the use of web bugs after registration for the newsletter by a user is with an existing consent of the user: Art. 6 §1 lit. a of GDPR. Legal basis for processing of data in web bugs is art 6. § 1 lit. f of GDPR.
Our legitimate interest lies in the cognition of usage of the newsletters that are sent by us.
Purpose of data processing
The Collection of the email address of the serves the purpose of sending the newsletter.
The collection of other personal information during the registration process serves to prevent abuse of services or the used email address.
The collection of the IP Address in web bugs serves the purpose to see statistical connections between sent newsletters and incoming orders.
 
Storage Duration
The data will be deleted as soon as it is not necessary for the fulfilment of its purpose anymore.
This is the case as soon as you unsubscribe from receiving newsletters.
The other in the context of registration collected personal data will be usually deleted within six weeks.
 
Possibility of contradiction and elimination
The subscription of the newsletter can be cancelled at any time. For this purpose a link is found in every newsletter.
Because of this a recall of consent for storing that has been collected during the registration is made possible.
 
E. Registration as customer
An order can only be done after registration and only as a business customer.
For this the email address of the company, of a contact person and the contact details as well as postal address and phone number are necessary.
In case of registration as a customer data from the respective input mask will be sent to us.
At the time of registration the IP Address of the user as well as the date and time of registration will be sent to us
In the context of the registration process the consent of the user for processing of this data will be collected.
Legal basis for data processing
Legal basis for processing data is with an existing consent of the user art. 6 § 1 lit. a of GDPR.
If registration serves the fulfilment of a contract to which the user is a party or the implementation of pre-contractual measures, the additional legal basis for the processing of the data is Art. 6 §. 1 lit. b of GDPR.
Purpose of data processing
The user's contractual data must be entered in order to fulfil a contract with the user or to carry out pre-contractual measures.
During registration, the stored data is displayed when you log on again and does not have to be entered again. The data entered during registration will also be used as your contact details when concluding a contract.
Storage duration
The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer necessary to achieve the purpose for which they were collected.
This is the case for the data collected during the registration process to fulfil a contract or to carry out pre-contractual measures if this data is no longer required for the performance of the contract.
Even after conclusion of the contract, it may still be necessary to store personal data of the contractual partner in order to fulfil contractual or legal obligations.
Possibility of contradiction and elimination
As a user you have the possibility to recall the registration at any time.
You can change the data stored about you at any time.
You can edit your data after logging in as a registered user and remove or change all entered data.
F. Establishing contact via email
 
A contact via email is possible through our website. 
With a contact via email your email address and your message will be stored and transmitted to us.
 
Legal basis for data processing
The legal basis for the processing of data transmitted in the course of sending an email is Art. 6 §. 1 lit. f of GDPR. 
If an e-mail contact aims at the conclusion of a contract, then the additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 §. 1 lit. b of GDPR
Purpose of data processing
The processing of the personal data from the e-mail serves us only for the treatment of the establishment of contact. This also includes the necessary legitimate interest in the processing of the data.
Storage duration
The data will be deleted after expiry of the retention obligations under commercial and tax law.
 
Possibility of contradiction and elimination
The user has the possibility to contradict to the storage of his personal data at any time. In such a case, the conversation cannot be continued. All personal data stored in the course of contacting us will be deleted in this case
G. Use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer to help the website analyze how visitors use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
You can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
 
Legal basis for Data processing
The legal basis for the temporary storage of data and log files is Art. 6 § 1 lit. f of GDPR.
 
Purpose of Data processing
On our behalf, Google will use the information collected to evaluate the use of our website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide us with other services relating to website and Internet use.
 
Storage duration
Personal data will be deleted immediately after collection due to the activation of the anonymization tool.
 
Possibility of contradiction and elimination
You may want to refuse the use of cookies, in this case you can edit your browsers settings please take note that you will not be able to use this website to the full extent of features.
 
 
H. Other forwarding of data to third parties
Within the framework of the execution of the order placed, it is necessary that we transmit the name and address of the customer to our payment service provider and to the parcel service provider.
The transfer is necessary to complete your payment and to be able to deliver your order. The transmission of data is limited to the required minimum. The legal basis for this is Art. 6 § 1 lit. b GDPR.
If you have requested a notification of the delivery date by the parcel service, your email address will also be sent to the parcel service.
The email address will only be used by the parcel service for notification of the delivery date.
The legal basis for this is Art. 6 § 1 lit. a of GDPR.
By placing an order, you agree that the data described above will be transferred to our parcel service providers for payment processing and delivery of the goods. With regard to your rights, the provisions set out in this and the following sections apply accordingly.
When using the payment method "PayPal" we will pass on your name, your e-mail address, your address and the payment information of your purchase to PayPal (Europe) S.a.r.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg (hereinafter "PayPal").
The transfer takes place in accordance with Art. 6 § 1 lit. b GDPR and only insofar as this is necessary for payment processing.
When paying by PayPal invoice or payment by instalments, PayPal carries out a risk check and decides whether payment is possible using the payment source you have selected.
For this purpose, your payment data may be passed on to credit agencies on the basis of PayPal's legitimate interest in determining your solvency pursuant to Art. 6 § 1 lit. f GDPR.
PayPal uses the result of the credit assessment in relation to the statistical probability of non-payment for the purpose of deciding on the provision of the respective payment method.
The credit report can contain probability values (so-called score values). If score values are included in the result of the credit report, they are based on a scientifically recognized mathematical-statistical procedure.
The calculation of the score values include address data but it is not limited to that.
For further information on data protection law, including the credit agencies used, please refer to PayPal's data protection declaration: https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full
You can object to this processing of your data at any time by sending a message to PayPal.
However, PayPal may still be entitled to process your personal data if this is necessary for contractual payment processing.
 
 
 
 
 
I. Rights of an affected person
If personal data are processed by you, you are affected by the GDPR and you have the following rights with us ("the person responsible"):
 
1) Right of information
You may request confirmation as to whether any personal data concerning you will be processed by us.
 
If such processing has taken place, you can request the following information from us:
a)  The purposes for which the personal data are processed;
b)  The categories of personal data processed;
c)  The recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data concerning you have   been or are still being disclosed;
 
d)  The planned duration of the storage of the personal data concerning you or, if specific information on this is not possible, criteria for determining the storage period;
 
e)  the existence of a right to have your personal data concerning you corrected or deleted, a right to have processing restricted by us or a right to object to such processing;
 
f)  The existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority;
 
g)  Any available information on the origin of the data if the personal data is not collected from the data subject;
 
h)  The existence of automated decision-making, including profiling in accordance with Article 22 §1 and §4 GDPR and - at least in these cases - meaningful information on the logic involved and the scope and intended effects of such processing for the data subject.
 
You have the right to request information as to whether the personal data concerning you is transferred to a third country or to an international organization.
 
In this context, you may request to be informed of the appropriate guarantees in accordance with Art. 46 GDPR in connection with the transmission.
 
2) right to correction
You have a right to correction and/or completion if the personal data processed concerning you is incorrect or incomplete. The correction must be made by us without delay.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3) Right to deletion
3.1) you can ask us to delete the personal data concerning you immediately and we are obliged to delete this data immediately if one of the following reasons applies:
 
a) The personal data concerning you are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.
 
b)  You revoke your consent on which the processing was based pursuant to Art. 6 §. 1 lit. a or Art. 9 para. 2 lit. a GDPR, and there is no other legal basis for the processing.
 
c) You file an objection against the processing pursuant to Art. 21 § 1 GDPR and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for processing or you file an objection against the processing pursuant to Art. 21 § 2 GDPR.
 
d)  The personal data concerning you have been processed unlawfully.
 
e)  The deletion of personal data concerning you is necessary to fulfil a legal obligation under Union law or the law of the Federal Republic of Germany.
 
f) The personal data concerning you have been collected in relation to information society services offered pursuant to Art. 8 § 1 GDPR
 
3.2) if we have made the personal data concerning you public and we are obliged to delete it in accordance with Art. 17 §1 GDPR we will take appropriate measures taking the available technology and the implementation costs into account, also of a technical nature in order to inform data processors who processes the personal data that you as the data subject have requested the deletion of all links to this personal data or of copies or replications of this personal data.
 
3.3) 
the right to cancellation does not exist if the processing is necessary…
a)… to exercise free speech and information.
 
b) … to fulfil a legal obligation required for processing under the law of the Union or the Federal Republic of Germany or to perform a task which is in the public interest.
 
c) …on grounds of public interest in the field of public health pursuant to Art. 9 § 2 lit. h and i and Art. 9 § 3 GDPR.
 
d) …for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes pursuant to Art. 89 § 1 GDPR, insofar as the right referred to in §. 1 is likely to make it impossible or seriously impair the attainment of the objectives of such processing, or…
 
c) … to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.
 
 
 
 
4) Right to limitation of processing
Under the following conditions, you can request that the processing of personal data concerning you be restricted:
 
a) if you dispute the accuracy of the personal data concerning you for a period that enables us to verify the accuracy of the personal data;
 
b) the processing is unlawful and you refuse to delete the personal data and instead request that the use of the personal data be restricted;
 
c) We no longer need the personal data for the purposes of processing, but you do need them to assert, exercise or defend legal claims, or…
 
d) …if you have filed an objection to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 para. 1 DS-GMO and it is not yet clear whether our justified reasons outweigh your reasons.
 
If the processing of personal data concerning you has been restricted, such data may only be processed - apart from being stored - with your consent or for the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending rights or protecting the rights of another natural or legal person or on grounds of an important public interest of the Union or a Member State.
 
If the restriction of processing has been restricted in accordance with the above conditions, you will be informed by us before the restriction is lifted.
 
5) Right to be informed
If you have exercised your right to correct, delete or limit the processing, we are obliged to inform all recipients to whom the personal data concerning you have been disclosed of this correction or deletion of the data or restriction of the processing, unless this proves impossible or involves a disproportionate effort.
You also have the right to be informed of such recipients.
6) Right to data transferability
you have the right to receive the personal data concerning you that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format.
You also have the right to transfer this data to another person in charge without our interference, provided that…
a) …Processing is based on consent pursuant to Art. 6 §1 lit. a GDPR or Art. 9 § 2 lit. a GDPR or on a contract pursuant to Art. 6 § 1 lit. b GDPR and
b) …Processing is carried out using automated methods.
In exercising this right, you also have the right to request that the personal data concerning you can be transferred directly from one data controller to another data controller, insofar as this is technically feasible.
The freedoms and rights of other persons must not be affected by this.
7) You have the right to object at any time, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to the processing of personal data concerning you on the basis of Article 6 §1 lit. e or f GDPR; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions.
After an objection, we will no longer process the personal data concerning you, unless we can prove compelling grounds for processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.
If the personal data concerning you are processed for direct marketing purposes, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of the personal data concerning you for the purpose of such advertising; this also applies to profiling, insofar as it is associated with such direct marketing.
If you object to the processing for direct marketing purposes, the personal data concerning you will no longer be processed for these purposes.
You have the possibility to exercise your right of objection in connection with the use of Information Society services by means of automated procedures using technical specifications, notwithstanding Directive 2002/58/EC.
 
8) Right to revoke the data protection declaration of consent
You have the right to revoke your data protection declaration of consent at any time. The revocation of consent shall not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until revocation.
 
9) You have the right not to be subject to a decision based exclusively on automated processing - including profiling - that has legal effect against you or significantly impairs you in a similar manner. This does not apply if the decision
a) is necessary for the conclusion or performance of a contract between you and us,
b) is permissible under legal provisions of the European Union or the Federal Republic of Germany and these legal provisions contain appropriate measures to safeguard your rights and freedoms as well as your legitimate interests, or
c) With your explicit consent.
However, these decisions may not be based on special categories of personal data pursuant to Art. 9 § 1 GDPR, unless Art. 9 § 2 lit. a or g applies and appropriate measures have been taken to protect your rights and freedoms and your legitimate interests.
With regard to the cases mentioned in a. and c., the person responsible takes appropriate measures to protect the rights and freedoms as well as your justifiable interests, including at least the right to obtain the intervention of a person by the person responsible, to state his own position and to challenge the decision.
10) Right of appeal to a supervisory authority
Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you have the right of appeal to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State where you are staying, working or suspected of infringing, if you believe that the processing of personal data concerning you is contrary to the GDPR.