We are pleased that you are visiting our website and thank you for your interest in our company and our products or services. The protection of your privacy when using our website is important to us. Therefore, please take note of the following information:
1) Basic information on the handling of personal data.
In principle, you can visit our website without us collecting any personal data from you. Personal data is only collected if you provide it to us voluntarily for the execution of a contract, when opening a customer account or when contacting us. This data will be used without your express consent in each case solely for contract execution and processing of your requests. After complete execution of the contract, your data will be stored with regard to tax and commercial law retention periods, but will be blocked for other purposes and deleted after expiration of these periods, unless you have expressly consented to the further use of your data.
In addition, personal data is collected when you subscribe to our e-mail newsletter. This data is used by us for our own advertising purposes in the form of our e-mail newsletter, provided that you have expressly consented to this as follows:
"We value your privacy: you can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time".
You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time using the link provided for this purpose in the newsletter or by sending us a corresponding message. After unsubscribing, your email address will be deleted from our newsletter distribution list immediately.
Email newsletters are sent via the service provider The Rocket Science Group, LLC d/b/a MailChimp, 512 Means St., Suite 404 Atlanta, Georgia- 30318, USA (http://www.mailchimp.com/), to whom we pass on your data for the purpose of newsletter creation and transmission. The Rocket Science Group has submitted to the so-called Safe Harbor Agreement, which is intended to ensure a level of data protection that corresponds to European standards. The certification of The Rocket Science Group for the Safe Harbor Agreement can be viewed on the Internet at https://safeharbor.export.gov/companyinfo.aspx?id=23996. You can object to the storage and use of your data at any time with effect for the future; to do so, contact us via the e-mail address visible in the imprint.
2) Transfer of personal data for order processing
2.1 The personal data collected by us will be passed on to the transport company commissioned with the delivery as part of the contract processing, insofar as this is necessary for the delivery of the goods. We pass on your payment data to the commissioned credit institution in the context of processing payments.
2.2 When paying via PayPal, credit card via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal or - if offered - "purchase on account" via PayPal, we pass on your payment data to PayPal (Europe) S.à r.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg (hereinafter "PayPal") in the context of payment processing. PayPal reserves the right to conduct a credit check for the payment methods credit card via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal or - if offered - "purchase on account" via PayPal. PayPal uses the result of the credit check with regard to the statistical probability of non-payment 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 result of the credit report, they have their basis in a scientifically recognized mathematical-statistical procedure. Among other things, address data is included in the calculation of the score values. For further information on data protection law, including information on the credit agencies used, please refer to PayPal's data protection declaration: https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full.
2.3 If you choose to pay by credit card using the payment service provider ConCardis, payment will be processed via the payment service provider ConCardis GmbH, Helfmann-Park 7, 65760 Eschborn, to whom we will pass on the information you provided during the ordering process, together with information about your order. Your data will be passed on solely for the purpose of processing payments with the payment service provider ConCardis.
2.4 If the goods are delivered by the transport service provider DHL (Deutsche Post AG, Charles-de-Gaulle-Straße 20, 53113 Bonn, Germany), we will pass on your e-mail address to DHL before the goods are delivered for the purpose of agreeing a delivery date, provided you have expressly consented to this as follows:
"I consent to my e-mail address being passed on to DHL (Deutsche Post AG, Charles-de-Gaulle-Straße 20, 53113 Bonn, Germany) so that DHL can contact me by e-mail before delivering the goods for the purpose of coordinating a delivery date. I can revoke my consent given in this regard to you at any time."
Otherwise, we will only pass on the name of the recipient and the delivery address to DHL. In this case, prior coordination of the delivery date with DHL is not possible.
3) Passing on personal data for creditworthiness or identity checks and scoring in the case of purchase on account.
If you have chosen Klarna's payment services Klarna Invoice or Klarna Installment Purchase as a payment option, you have consented that we have collected and transmitted to Klarna the following personal data necessary for the processing of the purchase on account and an identity and credit check, such as first and last name, address, date of birth, gender, email address, IP address,telephone number, as well as the data necessary for the processing of the purchase on account, which are related to the order, such as the number of items, item number, invoice amount and taxes in percent. The transmission of this data takes place so that Klarna can create an invoice and perform an identity and credit check for the processing of your purchase with the invoice processing requested by you. In accordance with the German Federal Data Protection Act, Klarna has a legitimate interest in the transmission of the Buyer's personal data and requires it in order to obtain information from credit agencies for the purpose of identity and credit checks. In Germany, this may be the following credit agencies:
- Creditreform Boniversum GmbH, Hellersbergstraße 11 41460 Neuss
- Deltavista GmbH, Freisinger Landstr. 74 80939 Munich
- Arvato Infoscore Consumer Data GmbH
- Infoscore Consumer Data GmbH, Rheinstraße 99, 76532 Baden-Baden
- SCHUFA Holding AG, Kormoranweg 5, 65201 Wiesbaden
As part of the decision on the establishment, execution or termination of the contractual relationship, Klarna collects and uses, apart from an address check, information on the past payment behavior of the buyer and probability values for this behavior in the future. The calculation of these score values by Klarna is based on a scientifically recognized mathematical statistical method. For this purpose, Klarna will also use your address data, among other things. If this calculation shows that your creditworthiness is not given, Klarna will inform you of this immediately.
Revocation of the use of personal data to Klarna
1. You can revoke your consent to the use of personal data at any time to Klarna. However, Klarna remains entitled to process, use and transfer the personal data, if necessary, to the extent that this is necessary for the contractual payment processing by Klarna's services, is required by law, or is required by a court or an authority.
In order to make visiting our website more 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 terminal device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the end of the browser session, i.e. after you close your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your end device and enable us or our partner companies 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 decide individually about their acceptance or exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general. If you do not accept cookies, the functionality of our website may be limited.
5) Use of social plugins
5.1 Our website uses so-called social plugins ("plugins") of the social network Facebook, which is operated by Facebook Inc, 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook"). The plugins are marked with a Facebook logo or the addition "Social Plug-in from Facebook" or "Facebook Social Plugin". You can find an overview of the Facebook plugins and their appearance here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins
When you call up a page of our website that contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to Facebook's servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted by Facebook directly to your browser and integrated into the page. Through this integration, Facebook receives the information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page of our website, even if you do not have a Facebook profile or are not currently logged in to Facebook. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted by your browser directly to a Facebook server in the USA and stored there.
If you are logged in to Facebook, Facebook can directly assign your visit to our website to your Facebook profile. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking the "Like" button or posting a comment, this information is also transmitted directly to a Facebook server and stored there. The information is also published on your Facebook profile and displayed to your Facebook friends.
If you do not want Facebook to directly assign the data collected via our website to your Facebook profile, you must log out of Facebook before visiting our website. You can also completely prevent the loading of Facebook plugins with add-ons for your browser, e.g. with the "Facebook Blocker" (http://webgraph.com/resources/facebookblocker/).
5.2 The Seller's pages use so-called social plugins ("Plugins") of the social network Pinterest, which is operated by Pinterest Inc., 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA ("Pinterest"). If you call up a page of the seller that contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to the servers of Pinterest. The plugin transmits so-called log data to the Pinterest server in the USA. This log data may contain the IP address, the address of the visited websites that have Pinterest functions, type and settings of the browser, date and time of the request, your use of Pinterest as well as cookies. For the purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Pinterest, as well as your rights in this regard and setting options for protecting your privacy, please refer to the Pinterest data protection information: https://about.pinterest.com/de/privacy-policy
5.3 Our website uses so-called social plugins ("plugins") of the online service Instagram, which is operated by Instagram LLC., 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 camera". An overview of the Instagram plugins and their appearance can be found here: http://blog.instagram.com/post/36222022872/introducing-instagram-badges.
When you call up a page of our website that contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to the servers of Instagram. 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 called up the corresponding page of our website, even if you do not have an Instagram profile or are not currently logged into Instagram. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted by your browser directly to an Instagram server in the USA and stored there.
If you are logged in to Instagram, Instagram can directly assign your visit to our website to your Instagram account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking the "Instagram camera" button, this information is also transmitted directly to an Instagram server and stored there. The information is also published on your Instagram account and displayed there to your contacts.
If you do not want Instagram to directly assign the data collected via our website to your Instagram account, you must log out of Instagram before visiting our website. You can also completely prevent the loading of Instagram plugins with add-ons for your browser, e.g. with the script blocker "NoScript" (http://noscript.net/).
6) Use of Google AdSense
This website uses Google AdSense, a web advertising service provided by Google Inc ("Google"). Google AdSense uses so-called "DoubleClick DART Cookies" ("Cookies"), which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. In addition, Google AdSense also uses so-called "web beacons" (small invisible graphics) to collect information, through the use of which simple actions such as visitor traffic on the website can be recorded, collected and analyzed. The information generated by the cookie and/ or web beacon (including your IP address) about your use of this website is generally transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
Google uses the information obtained in this way to carry out an evaluation of your usage behavior with regard to the AdSense ads. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google AdSense will not be merged with other data from Google. The information collected by Google may be transferred to third parties if this is required by law and/ or if third parties process this data on behalf of Google. You can permanently object to the setting of cookies for ad specifications by preventing this by making the appropriate setting in your browser software or by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link:
7) Use of Google AdWords conversion tracking
This website uses the online advertising program "Google AdWords" and within the framework of Google AdWords the conversion tracking. The cookie for conversion tracking is set when a user clicks on an ad placed by Google. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer system. These cookies lose their validity 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 clicked on the ad and was redirected to this page. Each Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. Cookies can therefore not be tracked across AdWords customers' websites. The information obtained using the conversion cookie is used to create conversion statistics for AdWords customers who have opted for conversion tracking. Customers learn the total number of users who clicked on their ad and were redirected to a page tagged with a conversion tracking tag. However, they do not receive information that personally identifies users. If you do not wish to participate in the tracking, you can object to this use by easily deactivating the Google conversion tracking cookie via your internet browser under user settings. You will then not be included in the conversion tracking statistics.
8) Web analytics service
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
In the case of activation of IP anonymization on this website, however, your IP address will be truncated beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other signatory 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. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator.
As an alternative to the browser plugin or within browsers on mobile devices, please click on the following link to set an opt-out cookie that will prevent the collection by Google Analytics within this website in the future (this opt-out cookie only works in this browser and only for this domain, if you delete your cookies in this browser, you must click this link again):
It should be noted that this website uses Google Analytics with the extension "_anonymizeIp()" and therefore IP addresses are only processed in abbreviated form to exclude direct personal reference.
9) Retargeting/Remarketing/Recommended advertising
- This website uses retargeting technology from Google Inc ("Google"). This makes it possible to target visitors to our website with personalized, interest-related advertising who have already shown an interest in our store and our products. The advertising material is displayed on the basis of a cookie-based analysis of previous user behavior, but no personal data is stored. In the cases of retargeting technology, a cookie is stored on your computer or mobile device in order to collect anonymized data about your interests and thus adapt the advertising individually to the stored information. These cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer or mobile device. As a result, you will be shown advertising that is most likely to match your product and information interests. You can permanently object to the setting of cookies for advertising preferences by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link:
10) Your rights and contact
You have a right to free information about your stored data and, if applicable, a right to correct, block or delete this data. If you have further questions about 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 to revocations of given consents. You can find the contact address in our imprint.