Data Protection & Privacy

Privacy Policy

Unless otherwise stated below, the provision of your personal information is neither required by law nor by contract nor required to conclude a contract. You are not required to provide the data. A non-provisioning has no consequences. This applies only insofar as no other indication is given 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 websites without giving any personal information.
Every time you access our website, user data is transmitted to us or our web host / IT service provider through your Internet browser and stored in log data (so-called server log files). These stored data include, for example, the name of the page called, the date and time of the call, the IP address, the amount of data transferred and the requesting provider. The processing is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO from our predominant legitimate interest in ensuring trouble-free operation of our website as well as to improve our offer.

Customer account orders

Account
When opening a customer account, we collect your personal data to the extent indicated there. The purpose of data processing is to improve your shopping experience and simplify order processing. The processing is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO with your consent. You may revoke your consent at any time by notifying us without affecting the legality of the processing on the basis of the consent to revocation. Your customer account will be deleted afterwards.


Collection, processing and transfer of personal data during orders
When ordering, 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 required for the conclusion of the contract. Non-provisioning means that no contract can be concluded. The processing is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO and is required to fulfill a contract with you.
For example, your data may be forwarded to your selected shipping companies and dropshipping providers, payment service providers, order processing service providers and IT service providers. In all cases, we strictly adhere to the legal requirements. The amount of data transmission is limited to a minimum.

Contact Reviews Newsletter

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 in the scope provided by you. The data processing serves the purpose of establishing contact. By submitting your message, you consent to the processing of the transmitted data. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Abs 1 lit. a DSGVO with your consent.
You may revoke your consent at any time by notifying us without affecting the legality of the processing on the basis of the consent to revocation. We only use your e-mail address to process your request. Your data will then be deleted, unless you have consented to the further processing and use.


Buyers Seal Customer Review
We use on our website the buyer seal customer rating tool of the dealer federation management AG (Torgauer road 233 B, 04347 Leipzig). After your order we would like to ask you to rate your purchase with us and to comment.
For this purpose you will be contacted by e-mail, whereby we use the technical system of the provider of the buyer seal evaluation tool in order processing.
The processing of your data takes place either with your consent or based on our legitimate interest.
The processing is based on Art. 6 Abs.1 lit. a DSGVO with your consent, if you have expressly consented to receive the evaluation request. You may revoke your consent at any time by using the corresponding link in the e-mail without affecting the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of your consent until your revocation. Your e-mail address will then be removed from the mailing list.
The processing without explicit consent is based on Art. 6 Abs.1 lit. f DSGVO from the legitimate interest in verifiable, verified assessments of our services in the context of direct mail. For this purpose we send in electronic form an evaluation request for own goods or services, which you already acquired with us. The shipment will be sent to the e-mail address we received from you in connection with the sale of a good or service. The sending of the evaluation request is subject to the reservation that you have not objected to this use of your e-mail address.
The objection is possible at any time by communication to us. The contact details for the exercise of the contradiction can be found in the imprint. You can also use the dedicated link in the evaluation request. There are no other costs than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs.

The personal data stored in this context in the technical system of the buyer Siegel-assessment tools will be deleted 3 months after delivery of the goods acquired for evaluation.

Using the e-mail address to receive newsletters
Regardless of the contract, we use your e-mail address solely for our own advertising purposes to send you newsletters, if you have expressly consented to this. The processing is based on Art. 6 para. 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 your consent until your revocation. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time using the corresponding link in the newsletter or by notifying us. Your e-mail address will then be removed from the mailing list.


Using the e-mail address for sending direct mail
We use your e-mail address, which we obtained in connection with the sale of a good or service, for the electronic transmission of advertising for own goods or services, which are similar to those, which you already acquired with us, as far as this Use did not contradict. The provision of the e-mail address is required for the conclusion of the contract. Non-provisioning means that no contract can be concluded. The processing is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO from our predominant legitimate interest in direct mail. You may object to this use of your e-mail address at any time by notifying us. The contact details for the exercise of the contradiction can be found in the imprint. You can also use the dedicated link in the promotional e-mail. There are no other costs than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs.



payment service

Use of PayPal
All PayPal transactions are subject to the PayPal Privacy Policy. These can be found under https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full


Data collection and processing when registering for hire purchase via easyCredit
When paying by installment via easyCredit apply the supplementary Privacy Policy to buy installments from easyCredit.



Cookies
Our website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored in the Internet browser or the Internet browser on the computer system of a user. When a user visits a website, a cookie may be stored on the user's operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic string that allows the browser to be uniquely identified when the website is reopened.
We use these 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 offer you services. Some features of our website can not be offered without the use of cookies. For these, it is necessary that the browser is recognized even after a page break.
The processing is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO from our predominant legitimate interest in ensuring the optimal functionality of the website and a user-friendly and effective design of our offer.
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 prior to the setting of cookies and individually decide on the acceptance and prevent the storage of cookies and transmission of the data contained. Already saved cookies can be deleted at any time. We point out, however, that you may not be able to use all the features of this website in full.
Under the links below you can find out how to manage (among other things disable) cookies on the most important browsers:

Analysis

The data processing described in this section, in particular the setting of cookies, takes place on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO for our predominant legitimate interest:

- on the needs-oriented and targeted design of the website, for example in analysis and statistics tools

You have the right for reasons that arise from your particular situation, at any time this in kind. 6 Abs 1 lit. f DSGVO-based processing of your personal data.


Use of Matomo
We use the analysis tool Matomo from InnoCraft Ltd. on our website. (150 Willis St, 6011 Wellington, New Zealand, "Matomo"). Data processing is for the purpose of analyzing this website and its visitors. For this purpose, data is collected and stored for marketing and optimization purposes. From this data, usage profiles can be created under a pseudonym. Cookies can be used. Cookies enable recognition of the Internet browser. The data collected with the Matomo technologies will not be used to personally identify the visitor to this website and will not be merged with personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym without the specific consent of the person concerned. The use of Matomo and the associated data collection and storage can be deactivated at any time with effect for the future:





Plug-ins

Using social plugins by "Shariff"
We use social networking plugins on our website. To keep control over your data, we use the privacy-protected "Shariff" buttons.
Without your express consent, no links will be made to the servers of the social networks and consequently no data will be transmitted.
"Shariff" is a development of the specialists of the computer magazine c't. It allows for more privacy on the network and replaces the usual "share" buttons on social networks. More information about the Shariff project can be found here https://www.heise.de/ct/artikel/Shariff-Social-Media-Buttons-mit-Datenschutz-2467514.html.
When you click the button a pop-up window where you can log in with your data with the provider. Only after this active login by providing access to the social network is established.
By logging in, you give your consent to the transfer of your data to the respective social media provider. Among other things, both your IP address and the information on which of our pages you have visited are transmitted. If you are connected to one or more of your social network accounts at the same time, the collected information will also be associated with your corresponding profiles. You can only prevent this assignment by logging out of your social media accounts before visiting our website and before activating the buttons. The following social networks are integrated by means of the "Shariff" function.
For more information on the scope and purpose of the collection and use of data, as well as your related rights and ways to protect your privacy, see the linked privacy policy of the provider.


Google Inc. Google+ (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, California, 94043 USA) https://www.google.com/intl/de/+/policy/+1button.html

Facebook of Facebook Inc. (1601 S. California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA) https://www.facebook.com/policy.php

Twitter, Twitter Inc. (1355 Market Street, 900 Suite, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA) https://twitter.com/privacy

Use of YouTube
We use the YouTube LLC Embedding feature on our website. (901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA, "YouTube").
YouTube is a company affiliated with Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google").
The feature displays videos deposited with YouTube in an iframe on the website. The option "Extended Privacy Mode" is activated. As a result, YouTube does not store information about visitors to the site. Only when you watch a video will information be transmitted to and stored on YouTube. Your data may be transmitted to the United States. Google has certified under the US-EU privacy shield "Privacy Shield" and is committed to complying with European privacy policies.
For more information about the collection and use of data by YouTube and Google, your rights and how to protect your privacy, see the YouTube Privacy Policy (https://www.youtube.com/t/privacy).

Using Google Maps
We use Google Inc.'s Embed Google Maps feature on our website (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google").
The feature allows the visual display of geographic information and interactive maps. In doing so, Google also collects, processes and uses data from visitors to the websites when visiting the pages in which GoogleMaps maps are integrated.
If necessary, your data will also be transmitted to the USA. Google has certified under the US-EU privacy shield "Privacy Shield" and is committed to complying with European privacy policies.
The processing is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO from the legitimate interest in the needs-based and targeted design of our website.
For more information about the collection and use of data by Google, see Google's Privacy Policy 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.

Using Google reCAPTCHA
We use the reCAPTCHA service of Google Inc. on our website (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google"). The query serves the purpose of distinguishing the input by a human or automated, machine processing. Your input will be sent to Google and used there. In addition, the IP address and any other data required by Google for the reCAPTCHA service will be transferred to Google. This data is processed by Google within the European Union and, if necessary, also transmitted to the USA. Google has certified under the US-EU privacy shield "Privacy Shield" and is committed to complying with European privacy policies.
The processing is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO from the legitimate interest to protect our website from automated spying, abuse and SPAM.
For more information about Google reCAPTCHA and its privacy policy, please visit: https://www.google.com/recaptcha/intro/android.html as well as https://www.google.com/privacy.

Affected rights and storage duration

Duration of storage
After completion of the contract, the data is first stored for the duration of the warranty period, then taking into account statutory, especially tax and commercial retention periods and then deleted after the deadline, unless you have consented to the further processing and use.


Rights of the person concerned
You are entitled to the following rights under Artt. 15 to 20 DSGVO to: Right of access, rectification, deletion, limitation of processing, data portability.
In addition, according to Art. 21 para. 1 DSGVO, you are entitled to a right of objection to the processing based on Art. 6 para. 1 f DSGVO and to processing for the purpose of direct mail.


Contact us on request. The contact details can be found in our imprint.

Right of appeal to the supervisory authority
In accordance with 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.


right to
The personal data processing listed here is based on our legitimate interest in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO, you have the right, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, to object at any time to these processing operations with effect for the future.
Following an objection, processing of the data in question will cease unless we can establish compelling legitimate grounds for processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or if the processing is for the purposes of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims.

If the personal data processing for purposes of direct mail, you can object to this processing at any time by notifying us. After a contradiction we finish the processing of the data concerned for the purpose of the direct advertisement.


last update: 19.11.2018

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