Privacy policy

Unless otherwise specified below, the provision of your personal data is neither required by law or contract, nor is it necessary for the conclusion of a contract. You are not obliged to provide the data. Failure to provide it will have no consequences. This applies only to the extent that no other indication is made in the subsequent processing operations.
“Personal data” means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.

Server log files

You can visit our website without providing any personal information.
Each time you access our website, usage data is transmitted to us or our web hoster / 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 is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO from our overriding legitimate interest in ensuring trouble-free operation of our website and to improve our offer.

Your data may be transferred to third countries outside the European Union for which an adequacy decision of the EU Commission is available. If there is no EU Commission adequacy decision, such as for transfers to the USA, the data transfers are based, among other things, on standard contractual clauses as suitable guarantees for the protection of personal data, which can be viewed at: https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/law-topic/data-protection/international-dimension-data-protection/standard-contractual-clauses-scc

Contact

Responsible
Contact us if you wish. The contact details of the data controller can be found in our Imprint.

Initiatory contact of the customer by e-mail

If you initiate business contact with us by e-mail, 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 processing and answering your contact request.

If the contact serves the implementation of pre-contractual measures (e.g. consultation in case of interest in purchase, preparation of an offer) or concerns a contract already concluded between you and us, this data processing is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO.

If the contact is made for other reasons, this data processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO from our overriding legitimate interest in processing and responding to your request. In this case, you have the right to object at any time to this processing of personal data relating to you based on Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO for reasons arising from your particular situation.

We will only use your e-mail address to process your request. Your data will then be deleted in compliance with statutory retention periods, unless you have consented to further processing and use.

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 contacting you.

If the contact serves the implementation of pre-contractual measures (e.g. consultation in case of interest in purchase, preparation of an offer) or concerns a contract already concluded between you and us, this data processing is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO.

If the contact is made for other reasons, this data processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO from our overriding legitimate interest in processing and responding to your request. In this case, you have the right to object at any time to this processing of personal data relating to you based on Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO for reasons arising from your particular situation.

We will only use your e-mail address to process your request. Your data will then be deleted in compliance with statutory retention periods, unless you have consented to further processing and use.

Orders

Collection, processing and forwarding of personal data when placing orders
When you place an order, we collect and process your personal data only to the extent necessary for the fulfillment and processing of your order and to process your requests. The provision of the data is necessary for the conclusion of the contract. Failure to provide it will result in no contract being concluded. The processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. b DSGVO and is necessary for the performance of a contract with you.
A transfer of your data takes place, for example, to the shipping companies and dropshipping providers selected by you, payment service providers, service providers for order processing and IT service providers. In all cases, we strictly observe the legal requirements. The scope of the data transfer is limited to a minimum.

Your data may be transferred to third countries outside the European Union, for which an adequacy decision of the EU Commission is available. If there is no EU Commission adequacy decision, such as for transfers to the USA, the data transfers are based, among other things, on standard contractual clauses as suitable guarantees for the protection of personal data, available at: https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/law-topic/data-protection/international-dimension-data-protection/standard-contractual-clauses-scc

Advertising

Use of the e-mail address for sending newsletters
We use your e-mail address, regardless of contract processing, exclusively for our own advertising purposes for sending newsletters, provided that you have expressly consented to this. The processing is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time without affecting the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation. To do so, 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 distribution list.

Use of e-mail address for the sending of direct advertising

We use your e-mail address, which we have received in connection with the sale of a good or service, for the electronic sending of advertising for our own goods or services that are similar to those that you have already purchased from us, unless you have objected to this use. The provision of the e-mail address is necessary for the conclusion of the contract. Failure to provide it will result in no contract being concluded. The processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO 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 advertising e-mail. This will not incur any costs other than the transmission costs according to the prime rates.

Shipping service provider

Forwarding of e-mail address to shipping company for information on shipping status
We pass on your e-mail address to the shipping company as part of the contract processing, provided you have expressly agreed to this in the ordering process. The purpose of the forwarding is to inform you by e-mail about the shipping status. The processing is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO with your consent. You can revoke the consent at any time by notifying us or the transport company, without affecting the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation.

Payment service provider and credit information

Use of PayPal
All PayPal transactions are subject to the PayPal privacy policy. You can find this at: https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full

Use of Amazon Payments
We use the Amazon Payments payment service of Amazon Payments Europe s.c.a. (38 avenue John F. Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg; “Amazon Payments”) on our website.
The data processing serves the purpose of being able to offer you payment via the Amazon Payments payment service.
In order to integrate this payment service, it is necessary for Amazon Payments to collect, store and analyze data (e.g. IP address, device type, operating system, browser type, location of your device) when you call up the website. Cookies may also be used for this purpose. The cookies enable the recognition of your browser.
The use of cookies or similar technologies takes place on the basis of § 15 para. 3 p. 1 TMG. The processing of your personal data is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO from our overriding legitimate interest in a customer-oriented offer of various payment methods. You have the right to object to this processing of your personal data at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation.
With the selection and use of “Amazon Payments”, the data required for payment processing is transmitted to Amazon Payments in order to be able to fulfill the contract with you with the selected payment method. This processing is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO.
For more information on data processing when using the payment service Amazon Payments, please see the associated privacy policy at: https://pay.amazon.com/help/201212490

Use of personal data when selecting Klarna payment options
In order to offer you Klarna’s payment options, we will transmit personal data, such as contact details and order data, to Klarna. This allows Klarna to assess whether you can use the payment options offered through Klarna and to adapt the payment options to your needs. For general information about Klarna, please visit: https://www.klarna.com. Your personal information will be treated by Klarna in accordance with applicable data protection laws and as set out in Klarna’s privacy policy at: https://www.klarna.com/international/privacy-policy

Cookies

Please also see our cookie policy

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. When a user accesses a website, a cookie may be stored on the user’s operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic string of characters that enables the browser to be uniquely 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 appropriate technical settings in your Internet browser, you can be notified before cookies are set and decide on their acceptance individually, as well as prevent the storage of cookies and transmission of the data they contain. Cookies that have already been stored 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.

You can find out how to manage (including disabling) cookies on the main browsers by following the links below:
Chrome: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl
Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/products/firefox/protect-your-privacy/cookies
Safari: https://support.apple.com/guide/safari/sfri11471

Technically necessary cookies
Unless otherwise stated in the privacy policy below, we only use these technically necessary cookies for the purpose of making our offer 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 these, it is necessary that the browser is recognized even after a page change.

The use of cookies or similar technologies takes place on the basis of § 15 para. 3 p. 1 TMG. The processing of your personal data is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO from our overriding legitimate interest in ensuring the optimal functionality of the website and a user-friendly and effective design of our offer.
You have the right to object to this processing of your personal data at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation.

Analysis

Use of Google Analytics
On our website, we use the web analytics service Google Analytics provided by Google LLC. (1600 Amphitheatre 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 the controller of your data. Accordingly, Google Ireland Limited is the company affiliated with Google that is responsible for processing your data and ensuring compliance with applicable data protection laws.
The data processing serves the purpose of analyzing this website and its visitors as well as for marketing and advertising purposes. To this end, Google will use the information obtained on behalf of the operator of this website 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. In this context, the following information may be collected, among others: IP address, date and time of page view, click path, information about the browser you are using and the device you are using (device), pages visited, referrer URL (website from which you accessed our website), location data, purchase activities. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not merged with other data from Google.
Google Analytics uses technologies such as cookies, web storage in the browser and tracking pixels that enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by this about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. There is no adequacy decision of the EU Commission for the USA. The data transfer takes place, among other things, on the basis of standard contractual clauses as appropriate guarantees for the protection of personal data, viewable at: https://policies.google.com/privacy/frameworks. Both Google and US government agencies have access to your data. Your data may be linked by Google to other data, such as your search history, your personal accounts, your usage data from other devices, and any other data Google may have about you.
IP anonymization is activated on this website. This means that your IP address will be truncated beforehand by Google 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.
The use of cookies or similar technologies takes place on the basis of § 15 para. 3 p. 1 TMG. The processing of your personal data is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO from our overriding legitimate interest in the demand-oriented and targeted design of the website. You have the right to object to this processing of personal data relating to you at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation.
You can prevent the collection of data generated by Google Analytics and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
To prevent data collection and storage by Google Analytics across devices, you can set an opt-out cookie. Opt-out cookies prevent the future collection of your data when visiting this website. You must perform the opt-out on all systems and devices used for this to be fully effective. If you delete the opt-out cookie, requests will be sent to Google again. 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 or https://policies.google.com/privacy and https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies

Plug-ins and miscellaneous

Use of YouTube
We use the YouTube video embedding feature of Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland; “YouTube”) on our website. YouTube is a company affiliated with Google LLC (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”).
The function displays videos deposited with 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 transmitted to YouTube and stored there. Your data may be transmitted to the USA. There is no adequacy decision of the EU Commission for the USA. The data transfer takes place, among other things, on the basis of standard contractual clauses as appropriate guarantees for the protection of personal data, viewable at: https://policies.google.com/privacy/frameworks.
The use of cookies or comparable technologies takes place on the basis of § 15 para. 3 p. 1 TMG. The processing of your personal data is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO from our overriding legitimate interest in the demand-oriented and targeted design of the website. You have the right to object to this processing of personal data relating to you at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation.
For more information about the collection and use of data by YouTube and Google, about your rights in this regard and options for protecting your privacy, please refer to YouTube’s privacy policy at: https://policies.google.com/privacy

Data subject rights and storage period

Duration of storage
After complete processing of the contract, the data will initially be stored for the duration of the warranty period, thereafter taking into account statutory, in particular tax and commercial law retention periods and then deleted after expiry of the period, unless you have consented to further processing and use.

Rights of the data subject
You are entitled to the following rights according to german privacy policy law Art. 15 to 20 DSGVO if the legal requirements are met: right to information, to correction, to deletion, to restriction of processing, to data portability.
In addition, according to german privacy policy law 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 marketing.

Right of complaint to the supervisory authority
In accordance with german privacy policy law Art. 77 DSGVO, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of your personal data is not lawful.

Right of objection
If the personal data processing listed here is based on our legitimate interest pursuant to german privacy policy law Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO, you have the right to object to this processing with effect for the future at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation.
After the objection has been made, the processing of the data concerned will be terminated, unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms, or if the processing serves the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims.

If personal data processing is carried out for direct marketing purposes, you may object to this processing at any time by notifying us. After the objection has been made, we will stop processing the data concerned for the purpose of direct marketing.

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Last update: June 1th 2021