Data protection

1) Information about the collection of personal data and contact details of the person responsible

We are pleased that you are visiting our website and thank you for your interest. In the following we inform you about the handling of your personal data when using our website. Personal data is all data with which you can be personally identified.

The person responsible for data processing on this website within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is R. Schaumberger, HVG – Handels&Vertriebsgenossenschaft družstvo, Májová 23, 35002 Cheb, Czech Republic, Tel.: +420 354 599 187, email: v. [email protected] The person responsible for the processing of personal data is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others decides on the purposes and means of the processing of personal data.

For security reasons and to protect the transmission of personal data and other confidential content (e.g. orders or inquiries to the person responsible), this website uses an SSL or. TLS encryption. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the character string "https://" and the lock symbol in your browser line.

2) Data collection when visiting our website

If you only use our website for informational purposes, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, we only collect data that your browser transmits to our server (so-called "server log files"). When you visit our website, we collect the following data that is technically necessary for us to display the website to you:

  • Our visited website
  • Date and time at the time of access
  • Amount of data sent in bytes
  • Source/reference from which you came to the page
  • Browser used
  • Operating system used
  • IP address used (if necessary: ​​in anonymous form)

The processing takes place in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website. The data will not be passed on or used in any other way. However, we reserve the right to subsequently check the server log files if there are concrete indications of illegal use.

3) Content-Delivery-Network

Cloudflare

On our website we use a so-called Content Delivery Network ("CDN") from the technology service provider Cloudflare Inc., 101 Townsend St. San Francisco, CA 94107, USA ("Cloudflare"). A content delivery network is an online service that is used to deliver large media files in particular (such as graphics, page content or scripts) through a network of regionally distributed servers connected via the Internet. Using Cloudflare's Content Delivery Network helps us to optimize our website's loading speeds.

Processing is carried out in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in providing our website securely and efficiently, and improving the stability and functionality of our website.

We have concluded an order processing agreement (Data Processing Addendum, available at https://www.cloudflare.com/media/pdf/cloudflare-customer-dpa.pdf) with Cloudfare, which obliges Cloudfare to protect the data of our site visitors and not to pass them on to third parties. For the transmission of data from the EU to the USA, Cloudfare relies on the so-called standard data protection clauses of the European Commission, which are intended to ensure compliance with the European data protection level in the USA.

For more information, see Cloudflare's privacy policy at: https://www.cloudflare.com/privacypolicy/

4) Cookies

In order to make visiting our website 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 end device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the end of the browser session, i.e. after closing your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your end device and enable your browser to be recognized the next time you visit (so-called persistent cookies). If cookies are set, they collect and process certain user information such as browser and location data as well as IP address values ​​to an individual extent. Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which can vary depending on the cookie. The duration of the respective cookie storage can be found in the overview of the cookie settings in your web browser.

In some cases, cookies are used to simplify the ordering process by saving settings (e.g. remembering the contents of a virtual shopping cart for a later visit to the website). If personal data is also processed by individual cookies used by us, the processing takes place in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR either for the execution of the contract, in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a GDPR in the event that consent has been given or in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR to protect our legitimate interests in the best possible functionality of the website and a customer-friendly and effective design of the website visit.

Please note that you can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and can decide individually whether to accept them or exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general. Each browser differs in the way it manages cookie settings. This is described in the help menu of each browser, which explains how you can change your cookie settings. These can be found for the respective browsers under the following links:

Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/de-de/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies

Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/de/kb/cookies-allow-and-reject

Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=de&hlrm=en

Safari: https://support.apple.com/de-de/guide/safari/sfri11471/mac

Opera: https://help.opera.com/de/latest/web-preferences/#cookies

Please note that if cookies are not accepted, the functionality of our website may be restricted.

5) Contact

When contacting us (e.g. via contact form or e-mail), personal data is collected. Which data is collected when using a contact form can be seen from the respective contact form. This data is stored and used exclusively for the purpose of answering your request or for establishing contact and the associated technical administration. The legal basis for the processing of this data is our legitimate interest in answering your request in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. If your contact is aimed at concluding a contract, the additional legal basis for processing is Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR. Your data will be deleted once your request has been processed. This is the case if it can be inferred from the circumstances that the facts in question have been finally clarified and provided that there are no legal storage obligations to the contrary.

WhatsApp Business

We offer visitors to our website the opportunity to contact us via the WhatsApp messaging service of WhatsApp Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland. For this we use the so-called "Business Version" of WhatsApp.

If you contact us via WhatsApp on the occasion of a specific transaction (e.g. an order placed), we will save and use the mobile phone number you use on WhatsApp and - if provided - your first and last name in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b. DSGVO for processing and answering your request. On the same legal basis, we may ask you via WhatsApp to provide additional data (order number, customer number, address or e-mail address) in order to be able to assign your request to a specific transaction.

If you use our WhatsApp contact for general inquiries (e.g. about the range of services, availability or our website), we will save and use the mobile phone number you use on WhatsApp and - if provided - your first and last name in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit . f GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in the efficient and timely provision of the desired information.

Your data will always only be used to answer your request via WhatsApp. A disclosure to third parties does not occur.

Please note that WhatsApp Business has access to the address book of the mobile device we use for this purpose and automatically transmits telephone numbers stored in the address book to a server of the parent company Facebook Inc. in the USA. To operate our WhatsApp business account, we use a mobile end device whose address book only stores the WhatsApp contact data of those users who have also contacted us via WhatsApp.

This ensures that every person whose WhatsApp contact details are stored in our address book, when using the app on their device for the first time, by accepting the WhatsApp terms of use in the transmission of their WhatsApp telephone number from the address books of their chat contacts in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. a GDPR has consented. A transmission of data from users who do not use WhatsApp and/or have not contacted us via WhatsApp is therefore excluded.

The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by WhatsApp as well as your rights in this regard and setting options for protecting your privacy can be found in WhatsApp's data protection information: https://www.whatsapp.com/legal/?eea=1# privacy policy

6) Data processing when opening a customer account and for contract processing

In accordance with Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR, personal data will continue to be collected and processed if you provide it to us to execute a contract or open a customer account. Which data is collected can be seen from the respective input forms. A deletion of your customer account is possible at any time and can be done by sending a message to the above address of the person responsible. We store and use the data you provide to process the contract. After the contract has been completed or your customer account has been deleted, your data will be blocked with regard to retention periods under tax and commercial law and deleted after these periods have expired, unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data or have reserved a legally permitted further use of data on our part became.

7) Use of single sign-on procedures

Facebook connect

On our website you can create a customer account or register using the social plugin "Facebook Connect" of the social network Facebook, which is operated by Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland (" Facebook"), is operated within the framework of the so-called single sign-on technology, if you have a Facebook profile. You can recognize the social plugins of "Facebook Connect" on our website by the blue button with the Facebook logo and the inscription "Log in with Facebook" or "Connect with Facebook" or "Log in with Facebook" or "Sign in with Facebook".

If you access a page on our website that contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to the Facebook servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted directly from Facebook 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 directly from your browser to a Facebook Inc. server in the USA and stored there. These data processing operations are carried out in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR on the basis of Facebook's legitimate interest in the display of personalized advertising based on your surfing behavior.

By using this "Facebook Connect" button on our website, you also have the option of logging in or registering on our website using your Facebook user data. Only if you give your express consent in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR prior to the registration process based on a corresponding notice about the exchange of data with Facebook, will we receive when using the "Facebook Connect" button from Facebook, depending on your personal data protection settings on Facebook, the general and publicly accessible information stored in your profile. This information includes user ID, name, profile picture, age and gender.

We would like to point out that after changes to Facebook's data protection conditions and terms of use, your profile pictures, the user IDs of your friends and the friends list may also be transferred if you mark them as "public" in your privacy settings on Facebook became. The data transmitted by Facebook is stored and processed by us to create a user account with the necessary data (title, first name, last name, address data, country, e-mail address, date of birth), if you have approved this on Facebook. Conversely, based on your consent, data (e.g. information about your surfing or purchasing behavior) can be transmitted by us to your Facebook profile.

The consent given can be revoked at any time by sending a message to the person responsible named at the beginning of this data protection declaration.

The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Facebook as well as your rights in this regard and setting options for protecting your privacy can be found in Facebook's data protection information: https://www.facebook.com/policy.php

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 Facebook plugins from loading with add-ons for your browser, e.g. with "Adblock Plus" (https://adblockplus.org/de/).

8) Use of customer data for direct marketing

Sign up for our email newsletter

If you register for our e-mail newsletter, we will regularly send you information about our offers. The only mandatory information for sending the newsletter is your e-mail address. Providing further data is voluntary and is used to be able to address you personally. We use the so-called double opt-in procedure to send the newsletter. This means that we will only send you an e-mail newsletter if you have expressly confirmed to us that you consent to receiving newsletters. We will then send you a confirmation email asking you to click on a link to confirm that you wish to receive the newsletter in the future.

By activating the confirmation link, you give us your consent to the use of your personal data in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR. When you register for the newsletter, we save your IP address entered by the Internet Service Provider (ISP) as well as the date and time of registration in order to be able to trace possible misuse of your e-mail address at a later point in time. The data collected by us when registering for the newsletter is used exclusively for advertising purposes by way of the newsletter. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time via the link provided for this purpose in the newsletter or by sending a message to the person responsible mentioned above. After you have unsubscribed, your e-mail address will be deleted from our newsletter distribution list immediately, unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data or we reserve the right to use data beyond this, which is permitted by law and about which we will inform you in this declaration.

Newsletter delivery via Sendinblue

Our e-mail newsletter is sent via the technical service provider Sendinblue GmbH, Köpenicker Str. 126, 10179 Berlin, to whom we pass on the data you provided when registering for the newsletter. This transfer takes place in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR and serves our legitimate interest in using an effective, secure and user-friendly newsletter system. The data you enter to receive the newsletter (e.g. email address) will be stored on Sendinblue's servers in the EU.

Sendinblue uses this information to send and statistically evaluate the newsletter on our behalf. For the evaluation, the e-mails sent contain so-called web beacons or tracking pixels, which represent one-pixel image files that are stored on our website. In this way it can be determined whether a newsletter message has been opened and which links have been clicked on. Technical information is also recorded (e.g. time of retrieval, IP address, browser type and operating system). The data is only collected in pseudonymised form and is not linked to your other personal data; direct personal reference is excluded. This data is used exclusively for the statistical analysis of newsletter campaigns. The results of these analyzes can be used to better adapt future newsletters to the interests of the recipients. If you wish to object to the data analysis for statistical evaluation purposes, you must unsubscribe from the newsletter.

Furthermore, Sendinblue can use this data in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR itself based on its own legitimate interest in the needs-based design and optimization of the service and for market research purposes, for example to determine which countries the recipients come from. However, Sendinblue does not use the data of our newsletter recipients to write to them themselves or to pass them on to third parties.

We have entered into an order processing agreement with Sendinblue, with which we oblige Sendinblue to protect our customers' data and not to pass it on to third parties.

You can view Sendinblue's privacy policy here: https://de.sendinblue.com/legal/privacypolicy/

9) Data processing for order processing

To process your order, we work together with the following service providers, who support us in whole or in part in the implementation of concluded contracts. Certain personal data is transmitted to these service providers in accordance with the following information.

The personal data collected by us will be passed on to the transport company commissioned with the delivery as part of the contract, insofar as this is necessary for the delivery of the goods. We pass on your payment data to the commissioned credit institution as part of the payment process, provided this is necessary for the payment process. If payment service providers are used, we will explicitly inform you of this below. The legal basis for the transfer of data is Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR.

Use of special service providers for order processing and processing

  • JTL

Orders are processed by the service provider "JTL" (JTL-Software-GmbH, Rheinstr. 7, 41836 Hückelhoven). Name, address and, if applicable, other personal data are passed on to JTL exclusively for the purpose of processing the online order in accordance with Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR. Your data will only be passed on to the extent that this is actually necessary to process the order. Details on data protection from JTL and the data protection declaration of JTL-Software-GmbH can be viewed under the following link: https://www.jtl-software.de/Datenschutz

Transfer of personal data to shipping service providers

  • German postal service

If the goods are delivered by Deutsche Post (Deutsche Post AG, Charles-de-Gaulle-Straße 20, 53113 Bonn), we will provide your e-mail address in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR before delivery of the goods for the purpose of coordinating a delivery date or delivery notification to Deutsche Post, provided that you have given your express consent to this during the ordering process. Otherwise, we will only pass on the name of the recipient and the delivery address to Deutsche Post for the purpose of delivery in accordance with Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR. The data will only be passed on if this is necessary for the delivery of the goods. In this case, it is not possible to coordinate the delivery date with Deutsche Post in advance or to issue a delivery notification.

The consent can be revoked at any time with effect for the future to the above-mentioned person responsible or to Deutsche Post.

  • DHL

If the goods are delivered by the transport service provider DHL (DHL Paket GmbH, Sträßchensweg 10, 53113 Bonn), we will provide your e-mail address in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR before the goods are delivered for the purpose of coordination of a delivery date or delivery notification to DHL, provided that you have given your express consent to this during the ordering process. Otherwise, we will only pass on the name of the recipient and the delivery address to DHL for the purpose of delivery in accordance with Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR. The data will only be passed on if this is necessary for the delivery of the goods. In this case, prior coordination of the delivery date with DHL or the delivery notification is not possible.

The consent can be revoked at any time with effect for the future to the person responsible mentioned above or to the transport service provider DHL.

Use of payment service providers (payment services)

  • Cash payment via Cash Payment

If you select the "Barzahlen" payment method, we will provide your personal data (first and last name, street, house number, postal code, city, date of birth, e-mail address and possibly telephone number) for the purpose of payment processing in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit b GDPR to the payment service provider Cash Payment Solutions GmbH, Dircksenstr. 40, 10178 Berlin, so that Cash Payment Solutions GmbH can provide you with an individually generated number or barcode (so-called "payment slip") for the respective transaction. The data will only be passed on if this is necessary for the processing of the "Barzahlen" payment method. With the help of the payment slip, it is possible for you to settle the respective transaction costs by paying cash in the business premises of partner companies of Cash Payment Solutions GmbH. The Barzahlen partner company transmits the payment confirmation in real time, after which the shipping process can be started immediately, provided the goods are available immediately.

Cash Payment Solutions GmbH uses the bank NordFinanz Bank Aktiengesellschaft, Martinistraße 48, 28195 Bremen (hereinafter "NordFinanz") to process the "Barzahlen" payment method and provides your payment data in accordance with Art Carrying out the cash payment required - forwarded to this.

Both Cash Payment Solutions GmbH and NordFinanz use your personal data exclusively for the purpose of implementing the "Barzahlen" payment method and to comply with money laundering regulations.

  • Molly

If you choose a payment method from the payment service provider Mollie, the payment will be processed via the payment service provider Mollie B.V., Keizersgracht 313, 1016 EE Amsterdam, Netherlands, to whom we will send the information you provided during the ordering process together with the information about your order (name, address, IBAN, BIC, invoice amount, currency and transaction number) in accordance with Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR. Your data will only be passed on for the purpose of payment processing with the payment service provider Mollie and only to the extent that it is necessary for this.

  • Sofort

If you select the "SOFORT" payment method, payment is processed via the payment service provider SOFORT GmbH, Theresienhöhe 12, 80339 Munich, Germany (hereinafter "SOFORT"), to whom we pass on the information you provided during the ordering process together with the information about your order in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. b GDPR. Sofort GmbH is part of the Klarna Group (Klarna Bank AB (publ), Sveavägen 46, 11134 Stockholm, Sweden). Your data will only be passed on for the purpose of payment processing with the payment service provider SOFORT and only to the extent that it is necessary for this. You can find more information about SOFORT's data protection regulations at the following Internet address: https://www.klarna.com/sofort/datenschutz.

10) Contact us for a review reminder

Rating reminder by ShopVote

If you have given us your express consent to this during or after your order in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit .de) so that they can send you a rating reminder by e-mail.

You can revoke your consent at any time by sending a message to the person responsible for data processing or to the rating platform.

Rating reminder by Trusted Shops

If you have given us your express consent to this during or after your order in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. a GDPR, we will transmit your e-mail address to the rating platform Trusted Shops GmbH, Subbelrather Str .trustedshops.de) so that they can send you a rating reminder by email.

You can revoke your consent at any time by sending a message to the person responsible for data processing or to the rating platform.

11) Use of rating and seal of approval graphics

ShopVote graphics

We have integrated ShopVote graphics on this website to display our ShopVote seal and any collected and/or aggregated ratings.

This serves to safeguard our overriding legitimate interests in optimal marketing of our offer in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. The ShopVote graphics and the services advertised with them are an offer from Blickreif GmbH, Alter Messeplatz 2, 80339 Munich.

When the ShopVote graphics are called up, the web server automatically saves a so-called server log file, which contains, for example, your IP address, date and time of the call, amount of data transferred and the source of the call (access data) and documents the call. This access data is not evaluated and automatically overwritten no later than seven days after the end of your visit to the site. The ShopVote graphics do not record or store any other personal data.

Trusted Shops Trust Badge

The Trusted Shops Trustbadge is integrated on this website to display our Trusted Shops seal of approval and to offer Trusted Shops membership for buyers after an order.

This serves to safeguard our overriding legitimate interests in optimal marketing of our offer, Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The Trustbadge and the services advertised with it are an offer from Trusted Shops GmbH, Subbelrather Str. 15C, 50823 Cologne.

When the Trustbadge is called up, the web server automatically saves a so-called server log file, which contains e.g. your IP address, date and time of the call, amount of data transferred and the requesting provider (access data) and documents the call. This access data is not evaluated and automatically overwritten no later than seven days after the end of your visit to the site.

Further personal data is only transmitted to Trusted Shops if you decide to use Trusted Shops products after completing an order or have already registered for use. In this case, the contractual agreement made between you and Trusted Shops applies.

12) Use of Social Media: Social Plugins

Facebook as default plugin

Our website uses so-called social plugins ("plugins") from the social network Facebook, which is operated by Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland ("Facebook"). The plugins are marked with a Facebook logo or the addition "Social Plugin from Facebook" or "Facebook Social Plugin". An overview of the Facebook plugins and their appearance can be found here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins

If you access a page on our website that contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to the Facebook servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted directly from Facebook 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 directly from your browser to a Facebook Inc. server in the USA and stored there.

If you are logged into Facebook, Facebook can immediately assign your visit to our website to your Facebook profile. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking the "Like" button or making a comment, this information is also transmitted directly to a Facebook server and stored there. The information will also be published on your Facebook profile and shown to your Facebook friends..

The data processing operations described are carried out in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR on the basis of Facebook’s legitimate interests in the display of personalized advertising in order to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website and to design the Facebook service to meet their needs .

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 object to the loading of the Facebook plugins and thus the data processing operations described above with add-ons for your browser for the future, e.g. with the script blocker "NoScript" (http://noscript.net/).

The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Facebook as well as your rights in this regard and setting options for protecting your privacy can be found in Facebook's data protection information:

https://www.facebook.com/policy.php

Instagram as default plugin

Our website uses so-called social plugins (“plugins”) from the online service Instagram, which is operated by Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2 Ireland (“Facebook”). The plugins are marked with an Instagram logo, for example in the form of an “Instagram camera”. You can find an overview of the Instagram plugins and their appearance here: http://blog.instagram.com/post/36222022872/introducing-instagram-badges.

If you access a page on our website that contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to the Instagram servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted directly from Instagram to your browser and integrated into the page. Through this integration, Instagram receives the information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page of our website, even if you do not have an Instagram profile or are not currently logged in to Instagram. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted directly from your browser to a Facebook Inc. server in the USA and stored there.

If you are logged in to Instagram, Instagram can immediately assign your visit to our website to your Instagram account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by pressing 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 to your contacts there.

The data processing operations described are carried out in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR on the basis of Instagram’s legitimate interests in the display of personalized advertising in order to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website and to design the Instagram service to meet their needs .

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 object to the loading of the Instagram plugins and thus the data processing operations described above with add-ons for your browser for the future, e.g. with the script blocker "NoScript" (http://noscript.net/).

The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Instagram as well as your rights in this regard and setting options for protecting your privacy can be found in Instagram's data protection information: https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388/

13) Social Media Use: Videos

Using Vimeo Videos

Plugins of the video portal Vimeo of Vimeo, LLC, 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA are integrated on our website. If you access a page on our website that contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to the Vimeo servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted directly to your browser by Vimeo and integrated into the page. Through this integration, Vimeo receives the information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page of our website, even if you do not have a Vimeo account or are not currently logged in to Vimeo. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted directly from your browser to a Vimeo server in the USA and stored there.

If you are logged in to Vimeo, Vimeo can immediately assign your visit to our website to your Vimeo account. If you interact with the plugins (such as pressing the start button of a video), this information is also transmitted directly to a Vimeo server and stored there.

The data processing operations described are carried out in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR on the basis of Vimeo’s legitimate interest in market research and the needs-based design of the Vimeo service.

If you do not want Vimeo to directly assign the data collected via our website to your Vimeo account, you must log out of Vimeo before visiting our website.

The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Vimeo as well as your rights in this regard and setting options for protecting your privacy can be found in Vimeo's data protection information: https://vimeo.com/privacy

The Google Analytics tracking tool from Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland, is automatically integrated into videos from Vimeo that are integrated on our site. This is Vimeo's own tracking, to which we have no access and which cannot be influenced from our side. Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies" for tracking, these are text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server and stored there; this may also result in transmission to the Google LLC server. come in the US.

This processing takes place in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR on the basis of Vimeo’s legitimate interest in the statistical analysis of user behavior for optimization and marketing purposes.

Insofar as this is legally required, we have obtained your consent in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR to process your data as described above. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. To exercise your revocation, deactivate this service in the "Cookie Consent Tool" provided on the website.

Use of Youtube videos

This website uses the YouTube embedding function to display and play videos from the provider "Youtube", which belongs to Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland ("Google").

The extended data protection mode is used here, which, according to the provider, only initiates the storage of user information when the video(s) is/are played. If the playback of embedded YouTube videos is started, the provider "Youtube" uses cookies to collect information about user behavior. According to information from "Youtube", these are used, among other things, to collect video statistics, improve user-friendliness and prevent abusive practices. If you are logged in to Google, your data will be assigned directly to your account when you click on a video. If you do not wish to be associated with your profile on YouTube, you must log out before activating the button. Google saves your data (even for users who are not logged in) as usage profiles and evaluates them. Such an evaluation is carried out in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR on the basis of Google's legitimate interests in the display of personalized advertising, market research and/or the needs-based design of its website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles, whereby you must contact YouTube to exercise this right. When using YouTube, personal data may also be transmitted to the servers of Google LLC. come in the US.

Regardless of whether the embedded videos are played back, a connection to the Google network is established each time this website is accessed, which can trigger further data processing operations without our influence.

Further information on data protection at "Youtube" can be found in the YouTube terms of use at https://www.youtube.com/static?template=terms and in Google's data protection declaration at https://www.google.de/intl/ de/policies/privacy.

Insofar as this is legally required, we have obtained your consent in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR to process your data as described above. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. To exercise your revocation, deactivate this service in the "Cookie Consent Tool" provided on the website.

14) Online-Marketing

Use of Affiliate Programs

  • Own affiliate program

In connection with the product presentations on our website, we maintain our own affiliate program, as part of which we provide interested third-party site operators with partner links for placement on their websites, which lead to our offers. Cookies are used for the affiliate program, which are generally set on the partner site after clicking on a corresponding partner link and for which we are not responsible under data protection law. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your end device in order to be able to trace the origin of transactions (e.g. "sales leads") that were generated via such links. Among other things, we can see that you clicked on the partner link and were forwarded to our website. This information is required for payment processing between us and the affiliate partners. If the information also contains personal data, the processing described is based on our legitimate financial interest in processing commission payments in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR.

If you want to block the evaluation of user behavior via cookies, you can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and decide individually whether to accept them or exclude the acceptance of cookies for specific cases or in general.

15) Web analytics services

etracker

Technologies from etracker GmbH, Erste Brunnenstraße 1, 20459 Hamburg (www.etracker.com) are used on this website on the basis of our legitimate interest in the statistical analysis of user behavior for optimization and marketing purposes in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR data collected and stored. Pseudonymised usage profiles can be created and evaluated from this data for the same purpose.

This website only uses etracker without using cookies, which means that etracker never sets cookies on your end device.

The data collected with the etracker technologies will not be used to personally identify the visitor to this website without the separate consent of the person concerned and will not be combined with personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym. You can object to the collection and storage of data at any time with effect for the future. In order to object to the data collection and storage of your visitor data for the future, you can obtain an opt-out cookie from etracker under the following link, which means that no visitor data from your browser will be collected and stored by etracker in the future:

https://www.etracker.de/privacy?et=V23Jbb

The opt-out cookie is called "cntcookie" and is set by "etracker". You can find more information about etracker's data protection regulations at the following Internet address: https://www.etracker.com/de/datenschutz.html

Google (Universal) Analytics

This website uses Google (Universal) Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland ("Google"). Google (Universal) Analytics uses so-called "cookies", which are text files that are stored on your end device and that enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including the abbreviated IP address) is usually transmitted to a Google server and stored there. This can also result in transmission to the servers of Google LLC. come in the US.

This website uses Google (Universal) Analytics exclusively with the "_anonymizeIp()" extension, which ensures that the IP address is anonymized by shortening it and excludes direct personal reference. As a result of the extension, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google LLC server in the USA and shortened there. On our behalf, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide us with other services related to website activity and internet usage. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google (Universal) Analytics is not merged with other Google data.

Google Analytics enables a special function, the so-called "demographic characteristics", to also generate statistics with statements about the age, gender and interests of site visitors based on an evaluation of interest-based advertising and using third-party information. This allows the definition and differentiation of user groups of the website for the purpose of target group-optimized alignment of marketing measures. However, data records collected via the "demographic characteristics" cannot be assigned to a specific person.

All of the processing described above, in particular the setting of Google Analytics cookies for reading information on the end device used, will only be carried out if you have given us your express consent in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR. Without this consent, Google Analytics will not be used during your visit to the site.

You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. To exercise your revocation, please deactivate this service in the "Cookie Consent Tool" provided on the website. We have concluded an order processing contract with Google for the use of Google Analytics, which obliges Google to protect the data of our site visitors and not to pass it on to third parties.

For the transmission of data from the EU to the USA, Google relies on the so-called standard data protection clauses of the European Commission, which are intended to ensure compliance with the European data protection level in the USA.

Further information on Google (Universal) Analytics can be found here: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de&gl=de

16) Tools and Miscellaneous

FontAwesome

This site uses so-called web fonts from "FontAwesome", a service of Fonticons, Inc., 710 Blackhorn Dr, Carl Junction, 64834, MO, USA ("FontAwesome") for the uniform display of fonts. When you call up a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache in order to display text and fonts correctly.

For this purpose, the browser you are using must connect to the FontAwesome servers. This may also result in the transmission of personal data to the FontAwesome servers in the USA. In this way, FontAwesome learns that our website has been accessed via your IP address. FontAwesome fonts are used in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of our online offers. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font will be used by your computer.

For more information about FontAwesome, visit: https://fontawesome.com/privacy

Google Web Fonts

This site uses so-called web fonts provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland ("Google") for the uniform display of fonts. When you call up a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache in order to display text and fonts correctly.

For this purpose, the browser you are using must connect to the Google servers. This can also result in the transmission of personal data to the servers of Google LLC. come in the US. In this way, Google becomes aware that our website has been accessed via your IP address. Google Web Fonts are used in the interest of a uniform and appealing presentation of our online offering. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font will be used by your computer.

You can find more information about Google Web Fonts at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google's privacy policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Google reCAPTCHA

On this website we also use the reCAPTCHA function of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland ("Google"). This function is primarily used to distinguish whether an entry is made by a natural person or whether it is misused by machine and automated processing. The service includes sending the IP address and any other data required by Google for the reCAPTCHA service to Google and is carried out in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in determining individual personal responsibility on the Internet and avoiding abuse and spam. When using Google reCAPTCHA, personal data may also be transmitted to the servers of Google LLC. come in the US.

Further information on Google reCAPTCHA and Google's data protection declaration can be found at: https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/

Insofar as this is legally required, we have obtained your consent in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR to process your data as described above. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. To exercise your revocation, please follow the above-described option to make an objection.

Google Customer Reviews (formerly Google Certified Reseller Program)

We work with Google through the Google Customer Reviews program. The provider is Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland ("Google"). This program gives us the opportunity to collect customer reviews from users of our website. After making a purchase on our website, you will be asked whether you would like to take part in a Google email survey. If you give your consent in accordance with Article 6(1)(a) GDPR, we will transmit your email address to Google. You will receive an email from Google Customer Reviews asking you to rate the shopping experience on our website. The review you submit will then be aggregated with our other reviews and displayed on our Google Customer Reviews logo and on our Merchant Center dashboard. Your rating will also be used for Google seller ratings. As part of the use of Google customer reviews, personal data may also be transmitted to the servers of Google LLC. come in the US.

You can revoke your consent at any time by sending a message to the person responsible for data processing or to Google.

Further information on Google's data protection in connection with the Google customer reviews program can be found under the following link: https://support.google.com/merchants/answer/7188525?hl=de

For more information about Google Seller Ratings privacy, please visit this link: https://support.google.com/google-ads/answer/2375474

Applications for job advertisements by e-mail

On our website we advertise currently vacant positions in a separate section, for which interested parties can apply by e-mail to the contact address provided.

Inclusion in the application process requires that applicants provide us with all the personal data required for a well-founded and informed assessment and selection together with the application by e-mail.

The required information includes general personal information (name, address, a telephone or electronic contact option) as well as performance-specific evidence of the qualifications required for a position. It may also be necessary to provide health-related information, which must be taken into account in the interest of social protection in the person of the applicant in terms of labor and social law.

Which components an application must contain in individual cases in order to be considered and the form in which these components are to be sent by e-mail can be found in the respective job advertisement.

After receipt of the application sent using the email contact address provided, the applicant data will be stored by us and evaluated exclusively for the purpose of processing the application. For questions that arise in the course of processing, we use either the e-mail address provided by the applicant with his application or a telephone number provided at our discretion.

The legal basis for this processing, including contacting us for queries, is Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR (for processing in Germany in conjunction with Section 26 Paragraph 1 BDSG), in the sense of which going through the application process is considered to be the initiation of an employment contract.

Insofar as special categories of personal data within the meaning of Art. 9 (1) GDPR (e.g. health data such as information about the severely disabled status) are requested from applicants during the application process, the processing takes place in accordance with Art. 9 (2) lit. b. GDPR so that we can exercise our rights under labor law and social security and social protection law and comply with our obligations in this regard.

Cumulatively or alternatively, the processing of the special data categories can also be based on Art. 9 (1) lit health or social care treatment or for the administration of health or social care systems and services.

If the applicant is not selected in the course of the evaluation described above or if an applicant withdraws his application prematurely, his data transmitted by e-mail and all electronic correspondence including the original application e-mail will be deleted after 6 months at the latest after notification. This period is based on our legitimate interest in being able to answer any follow-up questions about the application and, if necessary, in being able to meet our obligations to provide evidence from the regulations on the equal treatment of applicants.

In the event of a successful application, the data provided will be processed on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR (for processing in Germany in conjunction with Article 26 Paragraph 1 BDSG) for the purposes of carrying out the employment relationship.

17) Rights of the data subject

The applicable data protection law grants you comprehensive data subject rights (rights to information and intervention) vis-à-vis the person responsible with regard to the processing of your personal data, about which we will inform you below:

  • Right to information in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR: In particular, you have a right to information about your personal data processed by us, the processing purposes, the categories of personal data processed, the recipients or categories of recipients to whom your data was or will be disclosed, the planned Storage period or the criteria for determining the storage period, the existence of a right to correction, deletion, restriction of processing, objection to processing, complaint to a supervisory authority, the origin of your data if they were not collected from you by us, the Existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, if applicable, meaningful information about the logic involved and the scope and intended effects of such processing on you, as well as your right to be informed which guarantees pursuant to Art. 46 GDPR when forwarding your data to D third countries exist;
  • Right to rectification in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR: You have the right to immediate rectification of incorrect data concerning you and/or completion of your incomplete data stored by us;
  • Right to deletion in accordance with Art. 17 GDPR: You have the right to request the deletion of your personal data if the requirements of Art. 17 Para. 1 GDPR are met. However, this right does not exist in particular if the processing is necessary to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information, to fulfill a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims;
  • Right to restriction of processing in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR: You have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data as long as the accuracy of your data, which you contest, is checked, if you refuse to delete your data because of inadmissible data processing and instead Request restriction of the processing of your data if you need your data to assert, exercise or defend legal claims after we no longer need this data after the purpose has been achieved or if you have lodged an objection for reasons of your particular situation, as long as it is not yet clear whether our legitimate reasons prevail;
  • Right to information in accordance with Art. 19 GDPR: If you have asserted the right to correction, deletion or restriction of processing against the person responsible, he is obliged to inform all recipients to whom the personal data concerning you have been disclosed of this correction or deletion of the data or Restriction of processing, unless this proves impossible or involves a disproportionate effort. You have the right to be informed about these recipients.Right to data transferability in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR: You have the right to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request transmission to another person responsible, insofar as this is technically feasible;
  • Right to revoke granted consent in accordance with Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR: You have the right to revoke your consent to the processing of data at any time with effect for the future. In the event of revocation, we will delete the data concerned immediately, unless further processing can be based on a legal basis for processing without consent. The revocation of the consent does not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to the point of revocation;
  • Right to lodge a complaint pursuant to Art. 77 GDPR: If you believe that the processing of your personal data violates the GDPR, you have - without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy - the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement.

RIGHT TO OBJECT

IF WE PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA ON THE BASIS OF A BALANCING OF INTERESTS IN OUR PREVIOUS LEGITIMATE INTERESTS, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT AT ANY TIME TO OBJECT TO THIS PROCESSING FOR REASONS ARISING FROM YOUR PARTICULAR SITUATION WITH EFFECT FOR THE FUTURE.

IF YOU EXERCISE YOUR RIGHT TO OBJECT, WE WILL STOP THE PROCESSING OF THE DATA INVOLVED. FURTHER PROCESSING REMAINS RESERVED IF WE CAN PROVE COMPREHENSIVE REASONS FOR THE PROCESSING THAT OVERRIDE YOUR INTERESTS, FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS AND FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS, OR IF THE PROCESSING IS FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT, EXERCISE OR DEFENSE OF LEGAL CLAIMS.

IF YOUR PERSONAL DATA IS PROCESSED BY US FOR DIRECT ADVERTISING PURPOSES, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT AT ANY TIME TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA FOR THE PURPOSES OF SUCH ADVERTISING. YOU MAY OBJECT AS DESCRIBED ABOVE.

IF YOU EXERCISE YOUR RIGHT TO OBJECT, WE WILL STOP THE PROCESSING OF THE DATA INVOLVED FOR DIRECT MARKETING PURPOSES.

18) Duration of storage of personal data

The duration of the storage of personal data is based on the respective legal basis, the processing purpose and - if relevant - also based on the respective statutory retention period (e.g. commercial and tax retention periods).

If personal data is processed on the basis of an express consent in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. a GDPR, this data will be stored until the data subject revokes his consent.

If there are statutory retention periods for data that are processed as part of legal or similar obligations on the basis of Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR, this data will be routinely deleted after the retention period has expired, provided that it is no longer required to fulfill or initiate a contract and/or we have no legitimate interest in further storage.

When personal data is processed on the basis of Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR, this data is stored until the data subject exercises his or her right to object in accordance with Article 21 (1) GDPR, unless we have compelling reasons worthy of protection for processing that outweigh the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

When processing personal data for the purpose of direct advertising on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR, this data is stored until the data subject exercises his right of objection under Article 21 Paragraph 2 GDPR.

Unless otherwise stated in the other information in this declaration on specific processing situations, stored personal data will be deleted when they are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.


 
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