Privacy policy


Data protection declaration Unless otherwise stated below, the provision of your personal data is neither required by law or contract nor required for the conclusion of a contract. You are not obliged to provide the data. Non-provisioning has no consequences. This only applies if no other information is provided during subsequent processing. "Personal data" means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. Responsible for data processing on this website within the meaning of the Basic Data Protection Ordinance (DSGVO) is ITB Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH, Torgauer Straße 233, 04347 Leipzig, Germany, Tel.: 0341 / 962500, Fax: 0341 / 96250100, E-Mail: info@itb-recht.de. The person responsible for the processing of personal data is the natural or legal person who alone or together with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data. Server logs You can visit our website without providing any personal information. Each time you access our website, usage data is transmitted through your Internet browser and stored in log data (server log files). These stored data include, for example, the name of the page accessed, the date and time of access, the amount of data transferred and the requesting provider. These data serve exclusively to guarantee the trouble-free operation of our website and to improve our offer. It is not possible to assign this data to a specific person. This website uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of personal data and other confidential content (e.g. orders or inquiries to the person responsible). You can recognize an encrypted connection by the character string "https://" and the lock symbol in your browser line. Collection and processing when using the contact form When using the contact form, we collect your personal data (name, e-mail address, message text) only 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 Art. 6 (1) lit. a DSGVO 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 until revocation. Your e-mail address will only be used to process your request. Your data will then be deleted if you have not consented to further processing and use. Use of Google reCAPTCHA We use the service reCAPTCHA of Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google"). The query serves the purpose of differentiating whether the input is made by a person or by automated, machine processing. The query includes sending the IP address and any other data required by Google for the reCAPTCHA service to Google. For this purpose your input will be transmitted to Google and used there. However, Google will previously reduce your IP address within member states of the European Union or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of this service. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the scope of reCaptcha is not merged with other Google data. Your data may also be transferred to the USA. The European Commission has issued a "Privacy Shield" for data transfers to the USA. Google participates in the "Privacy Shield" and has submitted to the guidelines. By pressing the query you agree to the processing of your data. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit. a DSGVO with your consent. You may revoke your consent at any time without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until revocation. For more information about Google reCAPTCHA and its privacy policy, please visit: https://www.google.com/privacy/ads/ customer account When opening a customer account, we collect your personal data to the extent stated there. The purpose of data processing is to improve your shopping experience and simplify order processing. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit. a DSGVO 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 until revocation. Your customer account will then be deleted. Data collection when writing a comment When commenting 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 purpose of the processing is to allow comments to be made and to display comments. By sending the comment you agree to the processing of the transmitted data. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit. a DSGVO 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 until revocation. Your personal data will then be deleted. When your comment is published, only the name you provide will be published. Collection, processing and use of personal data for orders When placing an order, we collect and use your personal data only insofar as this is necessary to fulfil and process your order and to process your enquiries. The provision of the data is necessary for the conclusion of the contract. Failure to make it available means that no contract can be concluded. The processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 (1) b DSGVO and is necessary for the fulfilment of a contract with you. Your data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent. Excluded from this are only our service partners, which we need to process the contractual relationship or service providers we use in the context of order processing. In addition to the recipients named in the respective clauses of this data protection declaration, these are, for example, recipients of the following categories: Shipping service providers, payment service providers, merchandise management service providers, service providers for order processing, web hosters, IT service providers and dropshipping dealers. In all cases we strictly observe the legal requirements. The scope of data transmission is limited to a minimum. Use of e-mail address for sending newsletters We will use your e-mail address exclusively for our own advertising purposes for sending out newsletters, irrespective of the execution of the contract, provided that you have expressly agreed to this. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit. a DSGVO with your consent. You may revoke your consent at any time without prejudice to the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until revocation. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time by 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 within the scope of an order processing. A passing on to other third parties does not take place. Use of e-mail address for sending direct mail We use your e-mail address, which we have received in connection with the sale of goods or services, for the electronic transmission of advertising for our own goods or services, which are similar to those which you have already purchased from us, insofar as you have not objected to this use. The provision of the e-mail address is required for the conclusion of the contract. Failure to make it available means that no contract can be concluded. The processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO from the 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 the exercise of the objection can be found in the imprint. You can also use the link provided for this purpose in the advertising e-mail. There are no other costs for this than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs. Passing on the e-mail address to shipping companies for information about the shipping status We will pass on your e-mail address to the transport company as part of the contract processing, provided that you have expressly agreed to this in the order process. The purpose of the transfer is to inform you by e-mail about the shipping status. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit. a DSGVO with your consent. You may revoke your consent at any time by notifying us or the transport company, without prejudice to the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until revocation. - DHL If the goods are delivered by the transport service provider DHL (Deutsche Post AG, Charles-de-Gaulle-Straße 20, 53113 Bonn), we will pass on your e-mail address in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 a DSGVO prior to delivery of the goods for the purpose of agreeing a delivery date or for delivery notification to DHL, provided you have given your express consent in the ordering process. Otherwise we only pass on the name of the recipient and the delivery address to DHL for the purpose of delivery in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 letter b DSGVO. The data will only be passed on if this is necessary for the delivery of the goods. In this case it is not possible to agree the delivery date with DHL in advance or to give notice of delivery. This consent can be revoked at any time with future effect vis-à-vis the above-mentioned person in charge or the transport service provider DHL. - DPD If the goods are delivered by the transport service provider DPD (DPD Deutschland GmbH, Wailandtstraße 1, 63741 Aschaffenburg), we will forward your e-mail address and/or your telephone number to DPD prior to delivery of the goods in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO for the purpose of agreeing a delivery date or for delivery notification, provided you have given your express consent in the ordering process. Otherwise we only pass on the name of the recipient and the delivery address to DPD for the purpose of delivery in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO. The data will only be passed on if this is necessary for the delivery of the goods. In this case, it is not possible to agree the delivery date with DPD beforehand or to give notice of delivery. This consent can be revoked at any time with future effect vis-à-vis the aforementioned person in charge or the transport service provider DPD. - GLS If the goods are delivered by the transport service provider GLS (General Logisctis Systems Germany GmbH & Co OHG, GLS Germany - Straße 1 - 7, 36286 Neuenstein), we will pass on your e-mail address in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO before the goods are delivered for the purpose of agreeing a delivery date or for delivery notification to GLS, provided you have given your express consent in the ordering process. Otherwise we only pass on the name of the recipient and the delivery address to GLS for the purpose of delivery in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 letter b DSGVO. The data will only be passed on if this is necessary for the delivery of the goods. In this case it is not possible to agree the delivery date with GLS in advance or to give notice of delivery. The consent can be revoked at any time with effect for the future vis-à-vis the above-mentioned person in charge or the transport service provider GLS. Use of an external merchandise management system We use a merchandise management system for contract processing within the scope of order processing. For this purpose, your personal data collected in the context of the order will be sent to plentymarkets GmbH, Bürgermeister-Brunner-Straße 15, 34117 Kassel, Germany is transmitted. Use of personal data when choosing Klarna as payment method If you have opted for Klarna's payment services Klarna Invoice and/or Klarna Instalment Purchase as a payment option, you have agreed that we have collected and transmitted to Klarna the following personal data necessary for processing the invoice purchase and an identity and credit check, such as first and last name, address, date of birth, gender, e-mail address, IP address, telephone number and the data necessary for processing the invoice purchase, such as the number of articles, article number, invoice amount and taxes in percent. The data processing serves the purpose of offering the payment methods purchase on account and hire purchase as well as the creditworthiness check required for this. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit. a DSGVO 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 until revocation. This data is transferred so that Klarna can create an invoice and carry out an identity and credit check in order to process your purchase with the invoice processing you require. Klarna needs the personal data of the buyer in order to obtain information from credit agencies for the purpose of identity and credit assessment. In Germany these can be the following credit agencies: - Schufa Holding AG, Kormoranweg 5, 65203 Wiesbaden, Germany - Bürgel Business Information GmbH & Co. KG, P.O. Box 5001 66, 22701 Hamburg, Germany - Creditreform Bremen Seddig KG, Contrescarpe 17, 28203 Bremen, Germany - infoscore Consumer Data GmbH, Rheinstraße 99, 76532 Baden-Baden, Germany. When deciding on the establishment, execution or termination of the contractual relationship, Klarna collects and uses information on the buyer's payment history as well as probability values for this behavior in the future, in addition to an address check. Klarna's calculation of these score values is based on a scientifically recognized mathematical-statistical procedure. Klarna will also use your address data for this purpose. If this calculation shows that your creditworthiness is not assured, Klarna will inform you immediately. Revocation of the use of personal data vis-à-vis Klarna You may revoke your consent to the use of your personal data by Klarna at any time. However, Klarna may still be entitled to process, use and transmit the personal data insofar as this is necessary for the contractual settlement of payments through Klarna's services, is required by law, or is required by a court or an authority. You can, of course, obtain information about Klarna's stored personal data at any time. This right is guaranteed by the Federal Data Protection Act. If you, as a buyer, wish to do so or if you wish to notify Klarna of any changes regarding the stored data, you can contact datenschutz@klarna.de Use of PayPal All PayPal transactions are subject to the PayPal Privacy Policy. You can find them at https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-prev?locale.x=en_EN Use of Amazon Pay If you choose the "Amazon Pay" payment method, payment will be processed by the payment service provider Amazon Payments Europe s.c.a., 5 Rue Plaetis, L-2338 Luxembourg (hereinafter referred to as "Amazon Payments"), to whom we will pass on the information you provided during the order process together with the information about your order in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b DSGVO. Your data will only be passed on for the purpose of payment processing with the payment service provider Amazon Payments and only insofar as it is necessary for this. For more information about Amazon Payments' privacy policy, please visit the following web address: https://pay.amazon.com/de/help/201751600 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 visits a website, a cookie may be stored on the user's operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic character string that enables a unique identification of the browser when the website is called up again. We use cookies to make our website more user-friendly, effective and secure. Furthermore, cookies enable our systems to recognize your browser even after a page change 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. We also use cookies on our website for the purpose of enabling an analysis of the surfing behaviour of our page visitors. The processing is carried out on the basis of § 15 (3) TMG and Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO for the legitimate interest in the above-mentioned purposes. The data collected from you in this way is pseudonymised by technical precautions. An assignment of the data to your person is therefore no longer possible. The data will not be stored together with other personal data of yours. For reasons arising from your particular situation, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data based on Art. 6 (1) f DSGVO. 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 prevent the storage of cookies and the transmission of the data contained therein. 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. Use the links below to find out how you can manage cookies on the most important browsers (including deactivation): Chrome Browser: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=en 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 Use of Google Analytics We use the web analysis service Google Analytics of Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google"). The data processing serves the purpose of analysing this website and its visitors. 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 the website activities and to provide the website operator with further services associated with the use of the website and the Internet. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data. Google Analytics uses cookies that enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookies about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. IP anonymisation is activated on this website. As a result, Google's IP address within member states of the European Union or in other signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area will be reduced beforehand. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Your data may be transferred to the USA. The European Commission has passed an adequacy resolution for data transfers to the USA. The processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 (1) letter f DSGVO from the legitimate interest in the demand-oriented and targeted design of the website. For reasons arising from your particular situation, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data based on Art. 6 (1) f DSGVO. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate technical 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. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link[https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en]. You can set an opt-out cookie to prevent collection by Google Analytics across devices. Opt-out cookies prevent the future collection of your data when you visit this website. You need to opt-out on all systems and devices in use for this to work comprehensively. If you click here, the opt-out cookie will be set: Disable Google Analytics. For more information on terms of use and data protection, please visit https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html or https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/. Online marketing use of Google AdWords conversion tracking This website uses the online advertising program "Google AdWords" and in the context of Google AdWords the conversion tracking of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google"). We use the offer of Google Adwords to draw attention to our attractive offers with the help of advertising materials (so-called Google Adwords) on external websites. We can determine in relation to the data of the advertising campaigns how successful the individual advertising measures are. We are interested in showing you advertisements that are of interest to you, to make our website more interesting for you and to achieve a fair calculation of advertising costs. The conversion tracking cookie is set when a user clicks on an AdWords ad served by Google. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer system. These cookies usually expire after 30 days and are not used for personal identification. If the user visits certain pages of this website and the cookie has not yet expired, Google and we can recognize that the user has clicked on the ad and has been redirected to this page. Each Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. Cookies cannot therefore be traced through the websites of AdWords customers. The information collected using the conversion cookie is used to generate conversion statistics for AdWords customers who have opted for conversion tracking. Customers see the total number of users who clicked on their ad and were redirected to a page with a conversion tracking tag. However, you will not receive any information that personally identifies users. If you do not wish to participate in tracking, you can block this use by deactivating the Google Conversion Tracking cookie via your Internet browser under User Settings. They are then not included in the conversion tracking statistics. We use Google Adwords because of our legitimate interest in targeted advertising in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. Google LLC, based in the USA, is certified for the us-European data protection agreement "Privacy Shield", which guarantees compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU. For more information about Google's privacy policy, please visit: http://www.google.de/policies/privacy/ You can permanently disable ad serving cookies by setting your browser software to prevent them or by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: http://www.google.com/settings/ads/plugin?hl=en Please note that certain features of this website may not be available or may only be available to a limited extent if you have disabled the use of cookies. Trusted Shops Trustbadge The Trusted Shops Trustbadge is included on this website to display our Trusted Shops seal of approval and to offer Trusted Shops membership to buyers after placing an order. This serves to safeguard our legitimate interests in an optimal marketing of our offer, which predominate within the scope of a weighing of interests, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The Trustbadge and the services advertised with it are an offer of Trusted Shops GmbH, Subbelrather Str. 15C, 50823 Cologne. When the trust badge is called, the web server automatically saves a so-called server log file, which contains e.g. your IP address, date and time of the call, transferred data volume and the requesting provider (access data) and documents the call. This access data is not evaluated and is automatically overwritten at the latest seven days after the end of your page visit. Further personal data will only be transferred to Trusted Shops if you decide to use Trusted Shops products after completing an order or have already registered for use. In this case the contractual agreement between you and Trusted Shops applies. Google Customer Reviews (formerly Google Certified Dealer Program) We work together with Google LLC as part of the "Google Customer Reviews" program, the provider is Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google"). The program gives us the opportunity to obtain customer reviews from users of our website. After making a purchase on our website, you will be asked whether you would like to participate in a Google e-mail survey. If you give your consent pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO, we transmit your e-mail address to Google. You will receive an email from Google Customer Reviews asking you to rate the shopping experience on our site. The feedback you provide will then be combined with our other reviews and displayed in our Google Customer Reviews logo and Merchant Center dashboard, and will also be used for Google seller reviews. You can revoke your consent at any time by sending a message to the person responsible for data processing or to Google. Google LLC, based in the USA, is certified for the us-European data protection agreement "Privacy Shield", which guarantees compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU. For more information about Google's privacy practices related to the Google Customer Reviews program, please visit https://support.google.com/merchants/answer/7188525?hl=en For more information about Google Seller Ratings' privacy practices, visit https://support.google.com/adwords/answ/2375474 Use of PHP Web Stat On our website we use the analysis tool PHP Web Stat of PHP Web Stat (Sternbuschweg 2, 46562 Voerde). The data processing serves the purpose of analysing this website and its visitors. For this purpose, data is collected and stored for marketing and optimization purposes. These data can be used to create user profiles under a pseudonym. Cookies may be used for this purpose. The cookies enable the recognition of the Internet browser. The data collected with PHP Web Stat technologies will not be used to personally identify the visitor to this website and will not be combined with personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym without the separately given consent of the person concerned. The processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 (1) letter f DSGVO from the legitimate interest in the demand-oriented and targeted design of the website. For reasons arising from your particular situation, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data based on Art. 6 (1) f DSGVO. You can prevent cookies from being saved by selecting the appropriate technical settings in your browser software. However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. The collection and storage of data can be revoked at any time with effect for the future. Use of YouTube We use the YouTube LLC YouTube video embedding feature on our website. (901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA; "YouTube"). YouTube is a service provided by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre 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. As a result, YouTube does not store any information about the visitors to the website. Only when you watch a video is information about it transmitted to YouTube and stored there. For more information about YouTube and Google's collection and use of the data, your rights in this regard, and ways to protect your privacy, please see YouTube's privacy policy (https://www.youtube.com/t/privacy). Use of GoogleMaps On our website we use the function for embedding GoogleMaps maps from Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google"). This function enables the visual display of geographical information and interactive maps. Google also collects, processes and uses data from visitors to the pages into which GoogleMaps maps are integrated. Further information on the collection and use of data by Google can be found in Google's data protection information at https://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html. There you can also change your settings in the Privacy Center so that you can manage and protect your data processed by Google. Your data may also be transferred to the USA. The European Commission has passed an adequacy resolution for data transfers to the USA. For reasons arising from your particular situation, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data based on Art. 6 (1) f DSGVO. To do this, you must switch off the JavaScript application in your browser. However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website, such as the interactive map display, in full. Duration of storage After complete contract processing, the data will first be stored for the duration of the warranty period, then under consideration of statutory, in particular tax and commercial law storage periods and then deleted after expiry of the period if you have not agreed to further processing and use. Rights of the data subject If the legal requirements are met, you have the following rights under Articles 15 to 20 DSGVO: right to information, to correction, to deletion, to restriction of processing, to data transferability. Furthermore, according to Art. 21 (1) DSGVO, you have the right to object to processing based on Art. 6 (1) f DSGVO and to processing for the purpose of direct advertising. Contact us on request. You will find the contact details in our imprint. Right of appeal to the supervisory authority According to Art. 77 DSGVO, you have the right to complain to the supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of your personal data is not lawful. last update: 25.04.2018

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