Data Privacy Statement
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are the operator of this website and of the services offered thereon, and are therefore responsible for the collection, processing and utilisation of your personal data and the compliance with the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and Telemedia Act (TMG). We are committed to dealing responsibly with your personal data.
As a matter of course, we comply with the statutory requirements of the German data protection regulations. In the following we inform you which personal data we collect, how we deal with your personal data, what rights you have and how you may exercise your rights towards us regarding your personal data:
1. Scope and purpose of the collection, processing and utilization of your personal data
a) when you visit our website
When our website is visited, our servers temporarily store each access in a protocol file. The following data is recorded and stored without you needing to do anything:
the IP address of the requesting computer,
date and time of access,
the name and URL of the retrieved data,
the website from which our site was accessed (referrer),
your computer’s operating system and the browser used by you,
the country from which you accessed our website and
the name of your Internet access provider.
This data is collected and processed to enable the use of our website (connection), in particular to guarantee permanent system security and stability and to enable us to optimise our website services as well as for internal statistical purposes. The IP address will be evaluated only in the event of attacks on our web infrastructure and for statistical purposes Subsequent to this, your personal date will be deleted.
b) when you make a purchase
If you wish to buy a product on our website, we require various data to enable us to process the contract of sale. In any case you must provide us with the following details:
surname and first name
address (street, house number, postal code, city, country)
Your data is used to deal with your order and to realize our contractual obligations towards you.
We require your name and address in order to know with whom we have concluded a contract, and therefore towards whom we are obliged to perform and with whom we settle our account as well as to whom and where we are to deliver the purchased product.
Your e-mail address is required to acknowledge the entry of your order and to confirm your purchase as well as for queries regarding the processing of the purchase. Your telephone number is required to get in touch with you on short notice during the delivery.
The following data is voluntary:
You may voluntarily enter a differing delivery address, if the product shall not be delivered to your invoice address, and a fax number for an alternative way of contacting you.
Upon full execution of the contract and the complete payment of the purchase price your stored data will be blocked for further use and only stored with care for tax and commercial law retention periods, to be deleted upon expiry of these periods, provided further use is not legally admissible.
2. Revocation of the consent
You may revoke your consent to our collection, storage and use of your personal data at any time. If required you may write us at
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or send us an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please understand that if you revoke your consent we will not be able to offer you the full range of our services, for example our newsletter.
3. Passing on data to third parties
We only pass on your data if you have expressly agreed to do so, if we are required by law or if it is necessary for the assertion of our rights, in particular for the assertion of claims arising from the contractual relationship with you. Beyond this, we will pass your data on to third parties to the extent that this is necessary for processing the contract. For this purpose, we forward the necessary data to shipping companies, banks and other service providers. These service providers use your data only for the purpose of processing your order and not for any other purposes.
Cookies, among other things, help to make your visit to our website simpler, more pleasant and more logically structured. Cookies are information data which your web browser automatically stores on your computer’s hard disc when you visit our website.
Cookies do not do any damage to your computer’s hard disc and they do not transmit any of your personal data to us.
Deactivating cookies may mean that you cannot use all of the functions of our website.
5. Google analytics
We use the web analysis service Google Analytics to continuously streamline and optimise our sites for users. For this purpose, pseudonymised user profiles and cookies are created and stored on your computer (see paragraph 4). The information produced by the cookie about your use of this website, such as
browser type and version
operating system used
referrer URL (the site previously visited)
host name of the accessing computer (IP address)
time of server request
is transmitted to servers of Google Inc. in the USA and stored there. This information is used to evaluate the use of our website, to compile reports on website activities and to provide other services connected with the use of the website and Internet use for purposes of market research and to enable these Internet sites to be made more user-friendly. If necessary, this information is also transmitted to third parties to the extent that this is prescribed by law or if third parties process the data for us.
In no event is the IP address ever brought into association with other data relating to the user. IP addresses are anonymised to prevent them from being matched (IP masking).
Users may configure their browsers to prevent cookies from being installed (see paragraph 4). However, we point out that in this case it may not be possible for you to use all of the functions of this website to the full extent.
You may at any time object to the use of your data for creating a user profile, or to revoke any consent you have given us, also with future effect. For the notification of the revocation you may use the contact details under 2.
You can find more information about the web analysis service we use on the website of Google Analytics. You can find instructions for preventing your data being processed by the web analysis service at http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
6. Social-Media Plug-Ins
a) Facebook Inc.
Facebook social plug-ins are used on our Internet sites to make the Online Shop a more personal experience, using the “LIKE” or “SHARE” buttons. This is a service offered by the American company Facebook Inc. (1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA).
When you call up a page of our web presence that includes such a plug-in, your browser creates an automatic connection with the Facebook servers. The content of the plug-in is transmitted by Facebook directly to your browser and embedded from there into the website.
By connecting the plug-in, Facebook receives information that your browser has called up the corresponding page of our web presence, even if you do not have a Facebook account or are not at present logged in to Facebook. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted direct from your browser to a server of Facebook in the USA and stored there.
If you are logged in on Facebook, Facebook is able to match your visit to our website directly with your Facebook account. When you interact with the plug-ins, for instance by using the “LIKE” or “SHARE” buttons, the relevant information is then likewise sent direct to a Facebook server and stored there. The information is moreover published on Facebook and displayed to your Facebook friends.
Facebook may use this information for advertising and market research purposes and to make the Facebook pages more user-friendly. To this end, usage, interests and relationships profiles are created by Facebook, in order for instance to evaluate your use of our website with regard to the advertisements displayed to you on Facebook, to inform other Facebook users about your activities on our website and to provide further services related to your use of Facebook.
If you do not wish Facebook to match the data collected via our web presence to your Facebook account, you must log out of Facebook before visiting our website.
To find out more about the purpose and scope of data collection and further processing and use of data by Facebook as well as your rights in this regard and how you can configure your account to protect your privacy, please refer to the Facebook data privacy information under http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.
b) Google Plus
Our Internet sites use the “+1″ browser button of the Google Plus social network, which is operated by Google. The button is identifiable by the sign “+1″ on a white or coloured background.
When you call up a page of our web presence which includes such a browser button, your browser creates an automatic connection with Google’s servers. The content of the “+1″ button is transmitted by Google direct to your browser and from there it is embedded in the website. This means that we have no influence over the scope of the data collected by Google with the button. According to Google, no personal data is collected unless you click on the button. Such data, including the IP address, is only gathered and processed from logged-in members.
To find out more about the purpose and scope of data collection and further processing and use of data by Google as well as your rights in this regard and how you can configure your account to protect your privacy, please refer to the Google data privacy information underhttps://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.
If you are a member of Google Plus and do not wish Google to collect data on you via our web presence and link it to your membership data stored by Google, you must log out of Google Plus before visiting our website.
c) Twitter Inc.
Plug-ins by the short message network Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA are integrated into our Internet sites. You can identify the Twitter plug-ins (tweet button) from the Twitter logo on our website. You can find an overview of information on the tweet button [here]. When you call up a page of our web presence containing such a plug-in, a direct connection is created between your browser and the Twitter server. Twitter is thus informed that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click on the Twitter tweet button while you are logged in to your Twitter account, you can link the content of our pages to your Twitter profile, which means that Twitter can match your visit to our website to your user account. We would point out that we, as the provider of the pages, have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or how it is used by Twitter. You can find out more information on this in the Twitter data privacy statement under https://twitter.com/privacy.
If you do not wish Twitter to assign your visit to our website to your account, you should please log out of your Twitter user account.
d) Pinterest Inc.
On our website plugins of the social network Pinterest Inc., 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA 94301, USA are integrated. The plugin is marked with the "Pin it" button on our page.
When you click the Pinterest "Pin it" button while you are logged into your Pinterest account, you can link the content of our pages to your Pinterest profile. By doing so Pinterest can assign your visit to our site with your user account. We point out that we as provider of the sites have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and its use by Pinterest. You can find out more information on this in the Pinterest data privacy statement underhttp://de.about.pinterest.com/privacy/.
This data privacy statement does not extend to the content of external links on this website.We have no influence that our data- and security standards are carried out on this websites as well. We cannot accept any responsibility for the content of these linked websites.
8. Data security
We use technical and organisational security measures appropriate to us in order to protect your data stored by us against manipulation, complete or partial loss and unauthorised access by third parties. Our security measures are constantly updated in line with technical developments.
9. Information, correction and deletion
You may at any time request information about your personal data that we have stored or demand correction or blocking of incorrect personal date or its deletion.
For information on your personal data, to initiate a correction or its blocking or deletion as well as for further questions regarding the use of your data you can contact:
Tel: +49 30 96603959
Fax: +49 30 54825284
You may delete your personal data at any time. You may do this by sending an e-mail with the relevant request to email@example.com.
We would draw your attention to the fact that if your data is deleted we will no longer be able to offer you the full range of our services.
Please note that by law certain kinds of data must be stored by us for a certain period of time. We block this data in our system and use it only in order to fulfill statutory requirements.
10. Timeliness of the data privacy statement
This data privacy statement is up to date and dates from the 18.11.2013. You may access and print it at any time on our website at