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-Logfiles

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.

Customer Account Orders

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When you open a customer account, we collect your personal data to the extent specified there. The purpose of data processing is to improve your shopping experience and to simplify order processing. The processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time by notifying us without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to the revocation. Your customer account will then be deleted.

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. Processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR and is required to fulfill 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.

Contact reviews newsletter

Collection and processing when using the contact form

When you use the contact form, we only collect your personal data (name, e-mail address, message text) to the extent provided by you. The data processing serves the purpose of establishing contact. By sending your message, you agree to the processing of the transmitted data. The processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR with your consent.

You can revoke your consent at any time by notifying us without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to the revocation. We only use your e-mail address to process your request. Your data will then be deleted unless you have consented to further processing and use.

Data collection when writing a comment

When you comment on an article or a contribution, we collect your personal data (name, e-mail address, comment text) only to the extent provided by you. The processing serves the purpose of enabling comments and displaying comments. By submitting the comment, you agree to the processing of the transmitted data. The processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time by notifying us without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to the revocation. Your personal data will then be deleted.

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

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

Buyer Seal Customer Rating

We use the buyer's seal customer rating tool from Händlerbund Management AG (Torgauer Straße 233 B, 04347 Leipzig) on our website. After your order, we would like to ask you to rate and comment on your purchase from us.
For this purpose, we will write to you by e-mail, whereby we use the technical system of the provider of the buyer's seal evaluation tool as part of order processing.

Your data will be processed either with your consent or on the basis of our legitimate interest.
The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para.1 lit. a DSGVO with your consent, provided that you have expressly consented to receiving the evaluation request. You can revoke your consent at any time by using the corresponding link in the e-mail without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to the time of revocation. Your e-mail address will then be removed from the mailing list.
Processing without express consent takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR from the legitimate interest in truthful, verified evaluations of our services in the context of direct advertising. For this purpose, we send an electronic request for a review of our own goods or services that you have already purchased from us. It will be sent to the e-mail address that we received from you as part of the sale of goods or services. The sending of the review request is subject to the proviso that you have not objected to this use of your e-mail address.
The objection is possible at any time by notifying us. The contact details for exercising the objection can be found in the imprint. You can also use the dedicated link in the review prompt. There are no other than

the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs.
The personal data stored in this context in the technical system of the buyer seal evaluation tool will be deleted 3 months after the delivery of goods recorded for evaluation.

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 corresponding 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.

Your data will be transmitted to a third country for which the European Commission has issued an adequacy decision.

Use of email address for sending direct mail

We use your e-mail address, which we received as part of the sale of goods or services, for the electronic transmission of advertising for our own goods or services that are similar to those that you have already purchased from us, insofar as you have these have not objected to its use. The provision of the e-mail address is required 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 e-mail address at any time by notifying us. The contact details for exercising the objection can be found in the imprint. You can also use the link provided for this purpose in the promotional e-mail. There are no costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs.

merchandise management

Use of an external merchandise management system

We use a merchandise management system for contract processing as part of order processing. For this purpose, your personal data collected as part of the order will be sent to
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Payment service provider credit report

Using PayPal

All PayPal transactions are subject to the PayPal Privacy Policy. You can find these under 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.

This data processing, in particular the setting of cookies, takes place 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
here.

Use of the Klarna checkout

The checkout solution is provided by Klarna AB (Sveavägen 46, 111 34 Stockholm, Sweden) and uses cookies to provide you with an ideal, tailored online experience when using the checkout. 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 prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate technical settings in your browser software; we would like to point out to you however that in this case you will if applicable not be able to use all functions of this website in full.

A detailed list of cookies and an explanation of their purpose can be found here https://cdn.klarna.com/1.0/shared/content/policy/cookie/de_at/checkout.pdf.

Use of personal data when Klarna is selected as the payment method

If you have opted for Klarna's payment services Klarna invoice and/or Klarna installment purchase as a payment option, you have consented to us processing the following personal data, such as first and last name, address, date of birth, necessary for processing the purchase on account and for an identity and credit check , gender, e-mail address, IP address, telephone number and the data necessary for processing the purchase on account that is related to the order, such as the number of items, item number, invoice amount and taxes in percent, and sent to Klarna have submitted. The data processing serves the purpose of offering the payment methods purchase on account and installment purchase as well as the necessary credit check. The processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time by notifying us without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to the revocation.

This data is transmitted so that Klarna can create an invoice and carry out an identity and credit check to process your purchase with the invoice processing you require. Klarna needs the buyer's personal data in order to obtain information from credit agencies for the purpose of identity and credit checks. In Germany, these can be the following credit agencies:

- Schufa Holding AG, Kormoranweg 5, 65203 Wiesbaden
- Bürgel Wirtschaftsinformation GmbH & Co. KG, P.O. Box 5001 66, 22701 Hamburg
- Creditreform Bremen Seddig KG, Contrescarpe 17, 28203 Bremen
- infoscore Consumer Data GmbH, Rheinstraße 99, 76532 Baden-Baden.
As part of the decision on the establishment, implementation or termination of the contractual relationship, Klarna collects and uses information on the previous payment behavior of the buyer as well as probability values for this behavior in the future, in addition to an address check. The calculation of these score values by Klarna is carried out on the basis of a scientifically recognized mathematical-statistical process. Klarna will also use your address data. If this calculation shows that your creditworthiness is not given, Klarna will inform you about this immediately.

Revocation of the use of personal data to Klarna

1. You can revoke your consent to Klarna using your personal data at any time. However, Klarna may still be entitled to process, use and transmit the personal data insofar as this is necessary for contractual payment processing by Klarna's services, is required by law or is required by a court or an authority.

2. Of course you can get information about the personal data stored by Klarna at any time. This right is guaranteed by the Federal Data Protection Act. If you as a buyer wish this or want to notify Klarna of changes regarding the stored data, you can contact datenschutz@klarna.de.

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 Browser:
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

Mozilla Firefox: 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

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, more effective and more 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 processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Paragraph 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, 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.

advertising

Using the Facebook Pixel

We use the "Custom Audiences" remarketing function of Facebook Inc. (1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA; "Facebook") on our website. The purpose of the application is to target visitors to the website with interest-based advertising on the social network Facebook. For this purpose, the Facebook 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 transmits to the Facebook server which of our pages you have visited. Facebook assigns this information to your personal Facebook user account. If you visit the social network Facebook, you will then be shown personalized, interest-based Facebook ads. Your data may be transmitted to the USA. Facebook has certified itself according to the US-EU data protection agreement "Privacy Shield" and is thus obliged to comply with European data protection guidelines. The data processing, in particular the setting of cookies, takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. 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 use the Custom Audiences remarketing feature here deactivate. 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/.

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. Google has certified itself according to the US-EU data protection agreement "Privacy Shield" and is thus obliged to comply with European data protection guidelines.

The data processing, in particular the setting of cookies, takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f DSGVO from our overriding legitimate interest in targeting the website visitors with interest-based advertising. 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 deactivate personalized advertising for you in the settings for advertising at Google. You can find instructions on how to do this at 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/ and implement the further information on the opt-out mentioned there. You will then not be included in the conversion tracking statistics. You can find more information and Google's privacy policy at: https://www.google.de/policies/privacy/

Plug-ins

Use of Google Tag Manager

We use Google LLC's Google Tag Manager 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.

This application manages JavaScript tags and HTML tags used to implement tracking and analysis tools in particular. The data processing serves the purpose of the needs-based design and optimization of our website.
The Google Tag Manager itself does not store cookies, nor is personal data processed as a result. However, it enables the triggering of additional tags that can collect and process personal data.

You can find more information on the terms of use and data protection here.

Use of Google Maps

We use the function for embedding Google Maps maps 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 function enables the visual representation of geographic information and interactive maps. Google also collects, processes and uses data from visitors to the website when the pages in which Google Maps are integrated are accessed.
Your data may also be transmitted to the USA. Google has certified itself according to the US-EU data protection agreement "Privacy Shield" and is thus obliged to comply with European data protection guidelines.

The data processing, in particular the setting of cookies, takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR from the legitimate interest in the needs-based and targeted design of our website. 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 on the collection and use of data by Google in Google's data protection information at https://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html. There you can also change your settings in the data protection center so that you can manage and protect your data processed by Google.

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 Google LLC (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”) affiliated company.
The function displays videos stored on YouTube in an iFrame on the website. The option "Extended data protection mode" is activated. As a result, YouTube does not store any information about visitors to the website. Only when you watch a video is information about it sent to YouTube and stored there. Your data may be transmitted to the USA. Google has certified itself according to the US-EU data protection agreement "Privacy Shield" and is thus obliged to comply with European data protection guidelines.

Data processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR from the legitimate interest in the needs-based and targeted design of our website. 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 the collection and use of data by YouTube and Google, your rights in this regard and options for protecting your privacy in YouTube's data protection information at https://www.youtube.com/t/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.

Contact us if you wish. The contact details can be found in our imprint.

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.