Data protection

Data protection declaration

Unless otherwise stated below, the provision of your personal data is neither required by law or contract, nor is it necessary for the conclusion of a contract. You are not obliged to provide the data. Failure to provide it has no consequences. This only applies if no other information is provided during subsequent processing operations.
"Personal data" means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.


Server log files
You can visit our websites without providing any personal information.
Every time you access our website, usage data is transmitted to us or our web host/IT service provider through your Internet browser and stored in log data (so-called Server log files) are stored. These stored data include, for example:b the name of the page accessed, 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 para. 1 lit. f GDPR due to our overriding legitimate interest in ensuring trouble-free operation of our website and in improving our offering.
 
Your data will be...a sent to Canada. There is an adequacy decision from the EU Commission 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 legal notice.

Customer's unsolicited contact via email
If you initiate business contact with us via email, we collect your personal data (name, email address , message text) only to the extent provided by you. The data processing serves to process and answer your contact request.
If contacting the implementation of pre-contractual measures (e.g. Advice if you are interested in purchasing, preparing an offer) or concerns a contract already concluded between you and us, this data processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR.
If contact is made for other reasons, this data processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR based on our overriding legitimate interest in processing and answering your request.In this case, you have the right to withdraw from this at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR to object to the processing of your personal data.
We only use your email 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 only collect your personal data (name, email address, message text) to the extent provided by you. The data processing serves the purpose of establishing contact.

If contacting the implementation of pre-contractual measures (e.g. Advice if you are interested in purchasing, preparing an offer) or concerns a contract already concluded between you and us, this data processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR.
If contact is made for other reasons, this data processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR based on our overriding legitimate interest in processing and answering your request.In this case, you have the right, at any time, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to this Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR to object to the processing of your personal data.
We only use your email 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 transfer 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. Failure to provide it will result in no contract being concluded. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 para. 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 you have chosen, payment service providers, service providers for order processing and IT service providers. In all cases we strictly observe the legal requirements. The amount of data transmission is limited to a minimum.
 
Your data will be...a sent to Canada. There is an adequacy decision from the EU Commission for data transfers to Canada.


Reviews       Advertising      

Data collection when writing a comment
Collect when commenting on an article or post We only use your personal data (name, email address, comment text) to the extent provided by you. The processing serves the purpose of enabling commenting and displaying comments. By submitting the comment, you consent to the processing of the transmitted data. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time by notifying us, without affecting the lawfulness of the processing carried out based on your consent before its revocation. Your personal data will then be deleted.


When your comment is published, only the name you provided will be published.

In addition, when you submit the comment, your IP address will be stored for the purpose of preventing misuse of the comment function and ensuring the security of our information technology systems. By submitting the comment, you consent to the processing of the transmitted data. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time by notifying us, without affecting the lawfulness of the processing carried out based on your consent before its revocation. Your IP address will then be deleted.

Use of your personal data for sending postal advertising
We use your personal data (name, address) that we provide in the as part of the sale of a good or service in order to send you postal advertising, unless you have objected to this use. The provision of this data is necessary for the conclusion of the contract. Failure to provide it will result in no contract being concluded.
The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR due to 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 your objection can be found in the legal notice.

Use of the email address for sending newsletters
We use your email address, regardless of contract processing, exclusively for our own advertising purposes Newsletter dispatch, provided you have expressly agreed to this. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time without affecting the lawfulness of the processing carried out based on your consent before its revocation. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time using the corresponding link in the newsletter or by notifying us. Your email address will then be removed from the distribution list.



Inventory management      

Use of an external inventory management system
We use an inventory management system to process the contract as part of order processing. For this purpose, your personal data collected as part of the order will be sent to

Shopify International Limited, Victoria Buildings, 2. Floor 1-2 Haddington Road Dublin 4, D04 XN32, Ireland 
submitted.


Payment service provider      

Use of PayPal
All PayPal transactions are subject to the PayPal Privacy Policy. You can find these at https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full


Use of personal data when selecting Klarna payment options
To offer you Klarna's payment options In order to be able to do this, we will transmit personal data, such as contact details and order details, to Klarna. In this way, Klarna can assess whether you can use the payment options offered through Klarna and adapt the payment options to your needs. General information about Klarna can be found at: https://www.klarna.com/de/. Your personal information will be treated 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.



Cookies
Our website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored in the internet browser or stored on a user's computer system by the Internet browser. When a user accesses a website, a cookie can be stored on the user's operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic string that allows the browser to be uniquely identified when the website is accessed 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 the 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 functions of this website to their full extent.
You can use the links below to find out how to manage cookies in the most important browsers (e.g.a can also deactivate:

Technically necessary cookies
Unless any other information is provided below in the data protection declaration, we only use these technically necessary cookies for the purpose of making our offering more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies also enable our systems to recognize your browser even after you change pages and to offer you services. Some functions of our website cannot be offered without the use of cookies. For this it is necessary that the browser is recognized even after a page change.
The use of cookies or comparable technologies is based on Section 25 Para. 2 TTDSG. Your personal data is processed on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR from our overriding legitimate interest in ensuring the optimal functionality of the website as well as a user-friendly and effective design of our offering.
You have the right to object to this processing of personal data concerning you at any time for reasons relating to your particular situation.
 
Use of Consentmanager
We use the consent management tool Consentmanager from Consentmanager AB (Håltegelvägen 1b, 72348 Västerås, Sweden; "Consentmanager") on our website.
The tool enables you to give consent to data processing via the website, in particular the setting of cookies, and to make use of your right to revoke consent that has already been given.
The data processing serves the purpose of obtaining and documenting the necessary consent for data processing and thus complying with legal obligations.
Cookies can be used for this. You can, among other things, a The following information is collected and transmitted to Consentmanager: date and time of page access, information about the browser and device you use, anonymized IP address, opt-in and opt-out data. This data will not be passed on to other third parties.
The data processing takes place to fulfill a legal obligation based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c GDPR.
You can find further information about data protection at Consentmanager at: https://www.consentmanager.net/privacy.php


Use of GDPR Legal Cookie
We use on our website the consent management tool GDPR Legal Cookie from beeclever GmbH (Universitätsstraße 3, 56070 Koblenz a. Rh.; “beeclever”). The tool allows you to give consent to data processing via the website, in particular the setting of cookies, and to make use of your right to revoke consent that has already been given.
The data processing serves the purpose of obtaining and documenting the necessary consent for data processing and thus complying with legal obligations. Cookies can be used. You can, among other things, a The following information is collected and transmitted to Beeclever: anonymized IP address, date and time of consent, URL from which consent was sent, anonymous, random, encrypted key, consent status. This data will not be passed on to other third parties.
The data processing takes place to fulfill a legal obligation based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c GDPR.
You can find more information about beeclever's terms of use and data protection at: https://gdpr-legal-cookie.com/pages/terms-conditions and https://gdpr-legal-cookie.com/pages/datenschutzerklarung.



Analysis      Advertising tracking      

Use of Google Analytics
We use the web analysis 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 the controller responsible for your data. Google Ireland Limited is therefore the company affiliated with Google that is responsible for processing your data and compliance with 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. You can, among other things,a The following information is collected: IP address, date and time of page access, click path, information about the browser you use and the device you use, pages visited, referrer URL (website through which you accessed our website ), location data, purchasing activity. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not combined with other Google data.
Google Analytics uses technologies such as cookies, web storage in the browser and web beacons that enable 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 from the EU Commission for the USA. The data transmission takes place u.a based on standard contractual clauses as appropriate guarantees for the protection of personal data, available at: https://policies.google.com/privacy/frameworks and https://business.safety.google/adsprocessorterms/. 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 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 processing of your personal data is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO from our overriding legitimate interest in the needs-based and targeted design of the website.You have the right to object to this processing of personal data concerning you at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation.
You can prevent the collection of data generated by Google Analytics and related to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) to Google and prevent 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
To prevent data collection and - To prevent storage by Google Analytics across devices, you can set an opt-out cookie. Opt-out cookies prevent your data from being collected in the future when you visit this website. You must opt ​​out on all systems and devices you use for this to be effective. 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: Deactivate Google Analytics.
More information about terms of use and data protection can be found at https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html or under https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/ and under https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies?hl=de.

Use of the Facebook Pixel
We use the remarketing function “Custom Audiences” from Facebook Ireland Limited (4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland “Facebook” on our website ).
Facebook Ireland and we are jointly responsible for the collection of your data when you integrate the service and the transmission of this data to Facebook. The basis for this is an agreement between us and Facebook Ireland on the joint processing of personal data, in which the respective responsibilities are determined. The agreement can be accessed at https://www.facebook.com/legal/controller_addendum. We are then particularly responsible for fulfilling the information obligations in accordance with Art. 13, 14 GDPR, for compliance with the security requirements of Art. 32 GDPR with regard to the correct technical implementation and configuration of the service as well as compliance with the obligations under Art. 33, 34 GDPR, to the extent that a breach of personal data protection affects our obligations under the joint processing agreement. Facebook Ireland is responsible for protecting the rights of those affected in accordance with Art. 15 - 20 GDPR to enable the security requirements of Art. 32 GDPR with regard to the security of the service and the obligations under Art. 33, 34 GDPR, to the extent that a breach of personal data protection affects Facebook Ireland's obligations under the joint processing agreement.
The purpose of the application is to target visitors to the website with interest-based advertising on the social network Facebook. For this purpose, Facebook's remarketing tag was implemented on the website. This tag is used to establish a direct connection to the Facebook servers when you visit the website. This sends information to the Facebook server about 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 be shown personalized, interest-based Facebook ads.
Your data may be transferred to the USA.There is no adequacy decision from the EU Commission for the USA. The data transmission takes place u.a based on standard contractual clauses as appropriate guarantees for the protection of personal data, available at: https://www.facebook.com/legal/EU_data_transfer_addendum.
The processing of your personal data is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR based on our overriding legitimate interest in targeting site visitors with interest-based advertising.You have the right to object to this processing of personal data concerning you at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation. You can deactivate the “Custom Audiences” remarketing feature 
here.
You can find more information about the collection and use of data by Facebook, your rights in this regard and options for protecting your privacy in Facebook's data protection information at https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/.



Plug-ins and miscellaneous

Use of YouTube
We use the function for embedding YouTube videos from Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland; “YouTube”) on our website.YouTube is a company affiliated with Google LLC (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”).
The function displays videos stored on YouTube in an iFrame on the website. The “Extended data protection mode” option is activated. This means that YouTube does not store any information about visitors to the website. Only when you watch a video is information about it transmitted to YouTube and stored there. Your data may be transferred to the USA.There is no adequacy decision from the EU Commission for the USA. The data transmission takes place u.a based on standard contractual clauses as appropriate guarantees for the protection of personal data, available at: https://policies.google.com/privacy/frameworks.
The processing of your personal data is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO from our overriding legitimate interest in the needs-based and targeted design of the website.You have the right to object to this processing of personal data concerning you at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation.
More information about the collection and use of data by YouTube and Google, your rights in this regard and options for protecting your privacy can be found in YouTube's data protection information at https://www.youtube.com/t/privacy.



Rights of those affected and storage period

Duration of storage
After the contract has been fully processed, 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 deadline has expired, unless you have agreed to further processing and use.


Rights of the data subject
If the legal requirements are met, you have the following rights in accordance with Art. 15 to 20 GDPR on: 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 processing that is based on Art. 6 para. 1 f GDPR, as well as processing for the purpose of direct advertising.


Right to complain to the supervisory authority
In accordance with Art. 77 GDPR you have the right to complain to the supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of your personal data is not lawful.


You can lodge a complaint with, among other things, the supervisory authority responsible for us, which you can reach using the following contact details:

State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information North Rhine-Westphalia
PO Box 20 04 44
40102 Düsseldorf
Tel.: +49 211 384240
Fax: +49 211 38424999
Email: poststelle@ldi.nrw.de


Right to object
Based on those listed here personal data processing based on our legitimate interest in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR, you have the right to object to this processing at any time with future effect for reasons arising from your particular situation.
After an objection has been made, the processing of the data concerned will be terminated unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate reasons for the 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 advertising purposes, you can object to this processing at any time by notifying us. After an objection has been made, we will stop processing the data concerned for the purpose of direct advertising.

last updated: 01.122021