Privacy Notice

Unless otherwise stated below, the provision of your personal data is neither legally or contractually required, nor 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 indication to the contrary 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 websites without providing any personal information.
Every 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 due to our overriding legitimate interest in ensuring the trouble-free operation of our website as well as for the improvement of our offer.

Contact

Person responsible/data protection officer
Contact us if you wish. The contact details of the data controller can be found in our imprint.

You can reach our data protection officer directly at: 0421-33809660

Contacting us on your own initiative 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 to carry out 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 carried out on the basis of 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 due to our overriding legitimate interest in processing and answering your enquiry. 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 email address to process your request. Your data will then be deleted in compliance with legal retention periods, unless you have consented to further processing and use.

Customer account orders

Customer account
When you open a customer account, we collect your personal data to the extent specified there. The data processing serves the purpose of improving your shopping experience and simplifying order processing. The processing is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a DSGVO with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time by notifying us, without affecting the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until revocation. Your customer account will then be deleted.

Collection, processing and forwarding of personal data when placing orders
When you place an order, we collect and process your personal data only insofar as this is necessary for the fulfilment and processing of your order and for dealing with your enquiries. 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 Para. 1 lit. b DSGVO and is necessary for the fulfilment of a contract with you.
Your data is passed on, for example, to the shipping companies and dropshipping providers you have chosen, 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.

Advertising

Use of the e-mail address for sending newsletters
We use your e-mail address, irrespective of the processing of the contract, exclusively for our own advertising purposes for sending newsletters, provided 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 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.

Your data will be passed on to a service provider for e-mail marketing within the framework of order processing. Your data will not be passed on to any other third parties.

Use of the email address for sending direct advertising
We use your e-mail address, which we have received in connection with the sale of goods or services, to send you electronic advertising for our own goods or services that are similar to those 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 para. 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 does not incur any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic rates.


Shipping service provider merchandise management

Forwarding of the e-mail address to shipping companies for information about the 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 during the ordering process. The purpose of passing on your e-mail address is to inform you about the shipping status by e-mail. The processing is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a DSGVO with your consent. You can revoke your 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 revocation.

Use of an external merchandise management system
We use an enterprise resource planning 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 transferred to
Descartes Systems -pixi- GmbH, Barer Str. 44, D-80799 Munich, Germany
transmitted.


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. When a user calls up 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 the appropriate technical settings in your internet browser, you can be notified before cookies are set and decide individually on their acceptance 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 the functions of this website to their full extent.

You can find out how to manage (including deactivating) cookies in the most important browsers by clicking on the links below:
Chrome: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=de
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

Technically necessary cookies
Unless otherwise stated in the data protection declaration 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 recognise 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 recognised even after a page change.

The use of cookies or comparable technologies is based on § 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 due to our overriding legitimate interest in ensuring the optimal functionality of the website as well as 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.

Use of Consentmanager
We use the consent management tool Consentmanager from Consentmanager AB (Håltegelvägen 1b, 72348 Västerås, Sweden; "Consentmanager") on our website.
The tool enables you to give consent to data processing via the website, in particular the setting of cookies, as well as to exercise your right of revocation for consent already given.
The purpose of data processing is to obtain and document the necessary consent for data processing and thus to comply with legal obligations.
Cookies may be used for this purpose. The following information, among others, may be collected and transmitted to Consentmanager: Date and time of the page view, information on the browser you are using and the device you are using, anonymised IP address, opt-in and opt-out data. This data is not passed on to other third parties.
Data processing is carried out to fulfil a legal obligation on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c DSGVO.
You can find more information on data protection at Consentmanager at: https://www.consentmanager.net/privacy.php.

Analysis

Use of Google Analytics
On our website, we use the web analysis service Google Analytics of 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. Google Ireland Limited is therefore the company associated with Google which is responsible for processing your data and complying with the applicable data protection laws.
The data processing serves the purpose of analysing 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 the process, 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 will not be merged with other Google data.
Google Analytics uses technologies such as cookies, web storage in the browser and tracking pixels, which 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 EU Commission adequacy decision 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 authorities 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 anonymisation 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 comparable technologies is based on § 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 due to our overriding legitimate interest in the demand-oriented and targeted design of the website. You have the right to object to this processing of your personal data 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) by 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 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: Opt-out of Google Analytics.
You can find more information on the terms of use and data protection at https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html or at https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/ as well as at https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies?hl=de.

Plug-ins and miscellaneous

Use of Google invisible reCAPTCHA
We use the invisible reCAPTCHA service of Google LLC (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google") on our website. 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. Google Ireland Limited is therefore the company associated with Google which is responsible for processing your data and complying with the applicable data protection laws.
This is for the purpose of distinguishing human input from automated, machine processing. In the background, Google collects and analyses usage data that is used by Invisible reCaptcha to distinguish regular users from bots. For this purpose, your input is transmitted to Google and further used there. In addition, the IP address and any other data required by Google for the Invisible reCAPTCHA service will be transmitted to Google.
This data is processed by Google within the European Union and, if necessary, also in the USA. There is no EU Commission adequacy decision 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. Your personal data is processed on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO due to our overriding legitimate interest in protecting our website from automated spying, misuse and SPAM. You have the right to object to this processing of your personal data based on Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation.
You can find more information on Google reCAPTCHA and the associated data protection declaration at: https://www.google.com/recaptcha/intro/android.html and https://www.google.com/privacy.

Use of YouTube
We use the function for embedding YouTube videos from 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 stored on YouTube in an iFrame on the website. The option "Extended data protection mode" is activated. This means that 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 EU Commission adequacy decision 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 your personal data at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation.
For more information on the collection and use of data by YouTube and Google, your rights in this regard and ways to protect your privacy, please refer to YouTube's privacy policy at https://www.youtube.com/t/privacy.

Use of Google Fonts
We use Google Fonts from Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland; "Google") on our website.
The data processing serves the purpose of the uniform display of fonts on our website. In order to load the fonts, a connection to Google servers is established when the page is called up. Cookies may be used for this purpose. Among other things, your IP address and information about the browser you are using will be processed and transmitted to Google. This data is not linked to your Google account.
Your data may be transmitted to the USA. There is no EU Commission adequacy decision 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 a user-friendly and aesthetic design of our website. You have the right to object to this processing of your personal data based on Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation by notifying us. You can find more information on data processing and data protection athttps://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/ and at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq.

Data subject rights and storage period

Duration of storage
After the contract has been fully processed, 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
If the legal requirements are met, you have the following rights according to Art. 15 to 20 DSGVO: the right to information, to correction, to deletion, to restriction of processing, to data portability.
In addition, you have the right to object to processing based on Art. 6 (1) f DSGVO and to processing for the purpose of direct marketing in accordance with Art. 21 (1) DSGVO.

Right of complaint 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 of objection
If the personal data processing listed here is based on our legitimate interest pursuant to 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 defence of legal claims.

If personal data is processed 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.