Personal Data necessary for shopping
In the course of shopping in our online shop we collect several personal information from you (surname, name, date of birth, postal address and bank account or credit card data). We will process and use your personal data for the purposes of the completion and execution of contracts, i.e. to process your order and payment and to deliver ordered goods. Your e-mail-address will also be used to inform you about the purchase order status.
As far as you have entered your email address under “Newsletter”, then clicked the button “Subscribe” and confirmed your subscription via the link we sent to the entered email-address (double op-in), we will process and use your email-address also in order to send you our newsletter containing our offers, promotions and raffles on a regular basis. You may unsubscribe from our newsletter at any time via the unsubscribe link in every newsletter or online by clicking the unsubscribe button under “Newsletter”.
If you by choice have created an account under „My account – Register now“, we use your personal data collected further in order to register you for any future visits respectively shopping in our online shop. Thus you do not have to re-enter this data necessary for contractual purposes at every single order and you may review your orders placed with us within your customer’s account.
Use of your data for conclusion and execution of contracts
As far as you have not given us your specific consent we do not use your data for purposes other than for the conclusion and execution of contracts between you and us. Only to the extent that is necessary for these purposes we also provide instructed companies, entrusted with the receipt and execution of your order, with your data. That is in detail:
- DHL Vertriebs GmbH & Co. OHG, Charles-de-Gaulle-Straße 20, D-53113 Bonn and UPS United Parcel Service Deutschland Inc. & Co. OHG, Görlitzer Straße 1, D-41460 Neuss for shipping and pickup of goods;
- the bank/credit institution entrusted with payment in each case and the payment service PayPal (Europe) S.á.r.l. & Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg.
Using the PayPal service payment methods of payment on account, direct debit and credit card
If you have chosen one of the PayPal payment methods of payment on account, direct debit or credit card, the following pieces of personal information are required to be passed on to PayPal (Europe) S.á.r.l. & Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg, to enable your payment to be processed further and, in the case of payments on account, to enable our payment claim to be assigned to PayPal:
- Invoice number;
- Invoice amount;
- Recipient name and delivery address;
- Invoicee name and billing address.
In these cases upon complete execution of each contract your data will be blocked for further use and deleted on expiry of the statutory periods of retention.
Use of data for contacts
If you want to send us a message by using the contact form we collect your name and your e-mail-address to answer your request. Subsequently the data stored for this purpose will be deleted inasmuch as you have not provided us with your consent in their storage and use for other purposes mentioned in this data protection policy.
Log-files on the visit of our website
Each time you visit our website or download a file log-files, such as IP address, date and time, browsed web page, name of downloaded file, browser version in use, operating system software and the previous website you visited, will be temporarily stored. These data will only be analysed for statistic purposes and to improve our offer. They do not allow any conclusion as to your identity and are deleted subsequently.
Cookies are small text files which are sent from our webserver to your browser and stored on the hard drive of your computer. They are destined to identify your computer at your next visit of our websites automatically and to facilitate your navigation.
You may decide yourself whether or under which conditions cookies are stored on your computer by adjusting the security settings of your browser in which you may allow your browser to accept cookies only on enquiry or not at all or by determining that cookies will be deleted when closing your browser. However it might result in limited operationality of our website if you choose not to accept any cookies.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the USA.However, since IP-anonymization is activated on this website your IP-address will be shortened prior to transmission, so that it can not be related to your connection.
Moreover you may refuse the collection and use of the data referring to your use of our website generated by Google through the cookie by downloading and installing the browser-plug-in available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en .
Social plugins from Facebook, Google+, Pinterest and Twitter using the “1-click solution”
On our website, we use so-called social plugins (“plugins”) provided by the social networks Facebook, Google+, Pinterest and the microblogging service Twitter. The companies Facebook Inc., Google Inc., Pinterest Inc. and Twitter Inc. (“providers”) offer these services.
Facebook is operated by Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Irland (“Facebook”). An overview of Facebook’s plugins and how they look like is provided here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins
Google+ is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). An overview of Google’s plugins and how they look like is provided here: https://developers.google.com/+/web/
Pinterest is operated by Pinterest Inc., 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, USA (“Pinterest”). An overview of Pinterest’s plugins and how they look like is provided here: https://developers.pinterest.com/
Twitter is operated by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. An overview of the Twitter buttons and how they look like is provided here: https://twitter.com/about/resources/buttons
Facebook’s data protection information: http://www.facebook.com/policy.php
Google’s data protection information: http://www.google.com/intl/de/+/policy/+1button.html
Pinterest’s data protection information: http://about.pinterest.com/de/privacy-policy
Twitter’s data protection information: https://twitter.com/privacy
Personal data we collect during the order process will be transmitted to us via a secured SSL connection (“Secure-Socket-Layer”) in 128-Bit-encrypted form in order to protect them from unauthorized access. Moreover we take additional technical and organisational security measures to prevent your data from loss, destruction or abuse. In particular no access to your customer account is possible without entering your personal password. You can contribute to the protection of your data by selecting a password that is difficult to reconstruct e.g. a combination of letters, digits, and symbols and by keeping it strictly confidential.
Right to information
You have a right to free of charge information about your data stored and where required a right to rectification, blocking or erasure of this data according to the Bundesdatenschutzgesetz.