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Privacy policy 

 

We are happy that you visit our website and thank you for your interest! Protecting your privacy when using our website is important to us, so please be aware of the information below about how we handle your information:

1. Handling of personal data

You can visit our website without giving any personal information. Every time you access our website, usage data is transmitted through the respective Internet browser and stored in log files, the so-called server log files, such as the following: Date and time of the retrieval, name of the accessed page, amount of data transferred and the requesting provider, stored. These data can not be assigned to a specific person and serve solely to ensure trouble-free operation of our website and to improve our offer.

Personal data is collected if you voluntarily provide us with these information for the purpose of carrying out a contract or opening a customer account. Which data are collected, can be seen from the respective input forms. A deletion of your customer account is possible at any time and can be done by a message to the contact option described below. We save and use the data you have provided for the execution of the contract. After completion of the contract or deletion of your customer account, your data will be blocked with regard to tax and commercial retention periods, deleted after expiration of these periods, unless you have expressly consented to a further use of your data or a legally permitted further use of data by our side which we will inform you accordingly below.

In the context of contacting us (for example by contact form or e-mail) personal data are collected, which data are collected in the case of a contact form, can be seen from the respective contact form. These data are stored and used solely for the purpose of answering your request or for establishing contact and the associated technical administration. Your data will be deleted after final processing of your request, if you so desire and the deletion no legal storage requirements preclude.

In addition, personal data is collected when you sign up for our e-mail newsletter. These data are used by us for our own advertising purposes in the form of our e-mail newsletter, provided you have expressly consented to this as follows:

“Subscribe to Newsletter”

You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time using the link provided in the newsletter or by sending us an appropriate message. After the cancellation, your e-mail address will be deleted immediately.

E-mail newsletters are sent via the technical service provider The Rocket Science Group, LLC d / b / a MailChimp, 675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Suite 5000, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA (http: //www.mailchimp .com /), to which we pass on your data for the purpose of the newsletter dispatch. Please note that your data is usually transmitted to and stored by a MailChimp server in the USA. To protect their data in the United States, we have completed a data processing contract with MailChimp based on the standard contractual clauses of the European Commission to allow the transfer of your personal information to MailChimp. If you are interested, this data processing contract can be viewed at the following Internet address: http://mailchimp.com/legal/forms/data-processing-agreement/. MailChimp is also under the US-EU Privacy Agreement “Privacy Shield” certified and committed to comply with EU data protection requirements, details of the US-EU Privacy Shield can be found here: https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000TO6hAAG. You can object to the storage and use of your data at any time with effect for the future, this you contact us via the visible in the imprint e-mail address.

2. Transfer of personal data

2.1. Order process

The personal data collected by us will be passed on to the transport company commissioned with the delivery within the scope of the contract, insofar as this is necessary for the delivery of the goods.

We will pass on your payment details to the commissioned bank as part of the processing of payments, if this is necessary for the payment process.

2.2. If you choose a form of payment from the payment service provider Stripe, the payment will be processed via the payment service provider Stripe Payments Europe Ltd, Block 4, Harcourt Center, Harcourt Road, Dublin 2, Ireland, to which we will disclose your information communicated during the ordering process and the information about Pass on your order (name, address, account number, bank code, possibly credit card number, invoice amount, currency and transaction number). The transfer of your data is exclusively for the purpose of payment processing with the payment service provider Stripe Payments Europe Ltd. For more information about Stripe’s privacy, please visit https://stripe.com/terms

2.3. Credit or identity check

×   For payment via PayPal, credit card via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal or – if offered – “purchase on account” </ em> via PayPal, we will transfer your payment data to Paypal (Europe) S.à r.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg (hereinafter “PayPal” </ em>), further. PayPal reserves the right to use the payment methods credit card via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal or – if offered –“Purchase on invoice” via PayPal to carry out a credit check. The result of the credit check on the statistical probability of default is used by PayPal for the purpose of deciding on the provision of the respective payment method. The credit report may contain probability values (so-called score values). Insofar as score values are included in the results of the credit rating, they are based on a scientifically recognized mathematical-statistical procedure. The calculation of score values includes, among other things, address data. Further data protection information, among other things to the used credit agencies, please refer to the privacy policy of PayPal: https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full

3. Cookies

In order to make the visit to our website attractive and to enable the use of certain functions, we use so-called cookies on various pages. These are small text files that are stored on your device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the end of the browser session, ie after closing your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your device and allow us or our affiliate to recognize your browser on your next visit (persistent cookies). You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and individually decide on their acceptance or exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general. Failure to accept cookies may limit the functionality of our website.

4. Google AdWords Conversion Tracking

This website uses the online advertising program “Google AdWords” and Google AdWords Conversion Tracking. The conversion tracking cookie is set when a user clicks on a Google-served ad. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer system. These cookies lose their validity after 90 days and are not used for personal identification. If the user visits certain pages of this website and the cookie has not expired yet, Google and we can recognize that the user clicked on the ad and was redirected to this page. Each Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. Cookies can not be tracked through AdWords advertisers’ websites. The information gathered using the conversion cookie is used to generate conversion statistics for AdWords advertisers who have opted for conversion tracking. Customers are told the total number of users who clicked on their ad and were redirected to a conversion tracking tag page. However, they do not receive information that personally identifies users. If you do not want to participate in tracking, you can opt-out of this by easily disabling the Google Conversion Tracking cookie through its Internet browser under User Preferences. You will not be included in the conversion tracking statistics.

For more information about Google’s privacy policy, visit the following Internet address: http://www.google.de/policies/privacy/

5. Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “Cookies”, Text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information 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.
Depending on your account settings, your activity on other websites and in apps may be linked to your personal information to improve the services of Google and Google Ads. You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest extent possible. In addition, you may prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

6. Using AddThis plugins

On our website so called social plugins (“Plugins”) the AddThis bookmarking service used by the AddThis LLC, Inc. 8000 West Park Drive, Suite 625, McLean, VA 2210, USA (“AddThis”) is operated. The plugins are usually marked with an AddThis logo, for example in the form of a white plus sign on an orange background. An overview of the AddThis plugins and their appearance can be found here: https://www.addthis.com/get/sharing

When you visit a page of our website that contains such a plugin, your browser connects directly to the AddThis servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted by AddThis directly to your browser and integrated into the page. By integrating AddThis receives the information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page of our website and stores a cookie on your device to identify your browser. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted from your browser directly to an AddThis server in the USA and stored there. AddThis uses the data to create anonymous user profiles, which serve as the basis for a personalized and interest-based advertising of visitors to websites with AddThis plug-ins.

Purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by AddThis, please refer to the privacy policy of AddThis: http://www.addthis.com/privacy/privacy-policy

If you want to object to the data collection by AddThis for the future, you can set a so-called opt-out cookie, which you can download at the following link: http://www.addthis.com/privacy/opt-out

You can also completely prevent the AddThis plug-ins from being loaded with add-ons for your browser. With the script blocker “NoScript” (http://noscript.net/).

7. Use of Instagram plugins

On our website so called social plugins (“Plugins”) used by the Instagram service, 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA (“Instagram”) The plugins are marked with an Instagram logo, for example in the form of an “Instagram-Kamera” An overview of the Instagram plugins and their appearance can be found here: http://blog.instagram.com/post/36222022872/introducing-instagram-badges. When you visit a page of our website that contains such a plugin, your browser connects directly to Instagram’s servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted by Instagram directly to your browser and integrated into the page. Through this integration, Instagram receives the information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page of our website, even if you do not have an Instagram profile or are currently not logged in to Instagram. This information (including your IP address) is sent from your browser directly to an Instagram server in the US and stored there. If you’re logged in to Instagram, Instagram can instantly associate your visit to our website with your Instagram account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking on the “Instagram Kamera”-button, this information is also sent directly to an Instagram server and stored there. The information will also be posted on your Instagram account and displayed there to your contacts. The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Instagram as well as your related rights and settings options for the protection of your privacy, please refer to the privacy policy of Instagram: https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388/. If you do not want Instagram to directly map the data collected through our website to your Instagram account, you’ll need to log out of Instagram before visiting our website. You can completely prevent the loading of Instagram plugins even with add-ons for your browser, eg. With the script blocker “NoScript” (http://noscript.net/).

8. Further information and contacts

You have a right to free information about your stored data and, if necessary, a right to correction, blocking or deletion of this data. If you have further questions regarding the collection, processing or use of your personal data, please contact us. The same applies to information, blocking, deletion and correction requests regarding your personal data as well as for revocations of granted consent. You can find the contact adress in our imprint.

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