Privacy

Privacy policy

Unless otherwise stated below, the provision of your personal data is not required by law or contract, nor is it necessary for the conclusion of a contract. You are not obliged to provide the data. Failure to provide it will have no consequences. This applies only to the extent that no other indication is made in the subsequent processing operations.

"Personal data" means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.

Server log files

You can visit our websites without providing any personal information. 

Each time you access our website, usage data is transmitted to us or our web hoster / IT service provider by your Internet browser and stored in log data (so-called server log files). This stored data includes, for example, the name of the page accessed, the date and time of access, the IP address, the amount of data transferred and the requesting provider. The processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO from our overriding legitimate interest in ensuring trouble-free operation of our website and to improve our offer. 

Contact

Responsible

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

Initiative contact of the customer by e-mail.

If you initiate business contact with us by e-mail, we collect your personal data (name, e-mail address, message text) only to the extent provided by you. The data processing serves the purpose of processing and answering your contact request.

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

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

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

Collection and processing when using the contact form

When using the contact form, we collect your personal data (name, e-mail address, message text) only to the extent provided by you. The data processing serves the purpose of contacting you.

If the contact serves the implementation of pre-contractual measures (e.g. consultation in case of interest in purchase, preparation of an offer) or concerns a contract already concluded between you and us, this data processing is 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 from our overriding legitimate interest in processing and responding to your request. In this case, you have the right to object at any time to this processing of personal data relating to you based on Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO for reasons arising from your particular situation.

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

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 the 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 to the extent necessary for the fulfillment and processing of your order and to process your requests. The provision of the data is necessary for the conclusion of the contract. Failure to provide it will result in no contract being concluded. The processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. b DSGVO and is necessary for the performance of a contract with you. 

A transfer of your data takes place, for example, to the shipping companies and dropshipping providers selected by you, payment service providers, service providers for order processing and IT service providers. In all cases, we strictly observe the legal requirements. The scope of data transfer is limited to a minimum.

Reviews advertising      

Data collection when writing a comment

When commenting on an article or a post, we collect your personal data (name, e-mail address, comment text) only to the extent provided by you. The processing serves the purpose of enabling commenting and displaying comments. By sending the comment, you consent to the processing of the transmitted data. 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 the revocation. Your personal data will then be deleted.

When your comment is published, only the name you provide will be published.

Use of 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 that you have expressly consented to this. The processing is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time without affecting the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation. To do so, you can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time by using the corresponding link in the newsletter or by notifying us. Your e-mail address will then be removed from the distribution list. 

Merchandise management      

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 course of the order will be transferred to

Pickware GmbH, Goebelstr. 21, 64293 Darmstadt, Germany

transmitted.

Payment service provider      

Use of PayPal

All PayPal transactions are subject to the PayPal privacy policy. This can be found at https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full

Use of PayPal Express

We use the PayPal Express payment service of PayPal (Europe) S.à.r.l. et Cie, S.C.A. (22-24 Boulevard Royal L-2449, Luxembourg; "PayPal") on our website. The data processing serves the purpose of being able to offer you payment via the PayPal Express payment service.

To integrate this payment service, it is necessary for PayPal to collect, store and analyze data (e.g. IP address, device type, operating system, browser type, location of your device) when you call up the website. Cookies may also be used for this purpose. The cookies enable the recognition of your browser.

The use of cookies or similar technologies takes place with your consent on the basis of § 15 para. 3 p. 1 TMG in conjunction with. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO. The processing of your personal data is carried out with your consent on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO. You can revoke your consent at any time without affecting the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation.

With the selection and use of PayPal Express, the data required for payment processing will be transmitted to PayPal in order to fulfill the contract with you with the selected payment method. This processing is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO.

For more information on data processing when using the PayPal Express payment service, please refer to the associated privacy policy at https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full?locale.x=de_DE#Updated_PS.

Use of personal data when selecting Klarna payment options.

In order to offer you Klarna's payment options, we will transmit personal data, such as contact details and order data, to Klarna. This allows Klarna to assess whether you can use the payment options offered through Klarna and to adapt the payment options to your needs. For general information about Klarna, please visit: https://www.klarna.com/de/. Your personal information will be treated by Klarna in accordance with applicable data protection laws and as set out in Klarna's privacy policy at https://cdn.klarna.com/1.0/shared/content/legal/terms/0/de_de/privacy.

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 accesses a website, a cookie may be stored on the user's operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic string of characters that enables the browser to be uniquely identified when the website is called up again.

Cookies are stored on your computer. Therefore, you have full control over the use of cookies. By selecting appropriate technical settings in your Internet browser, you can be notified before cookies are set and decide on their acceptance individually, as well as prevent the storage of cookies and transmission of the data they contain. Cookies that have already been stored can be deleted at any time. However, we would like to point out that you may then not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent.

Under the links below you can find out how to manage (including disabling) cookies in the main browsers:

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 privacy policy below, we only use these technically necessary cookies for the purpose of making our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Furthermore, cookies enable our systems to recognize your browser even after a page change and to offer you services. Some functions of our website cannot be offered without the use of cookies. For these, it is necessary that the browser is recognized even after a page change.

The use of cookies or similar technologies takes place on the basis of § 15 para. 3 p. 1 TMG. The processing of your personal data is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO from our overriding legitimate interest in ensuring the optimal functionality of the website and a user-friendly and effective design of our offer.

You have the right to object to this processing of personal data relating to you at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation.

Analysis advertising tracking      

Use of Google Analytics

On our website, we use the web analytics service Google Analytics provided by Google LLC. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google"). If you have your habitual residence in the European Economic Area or Switzerland, Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland) is the controller of your data. Accordingly, Google Ireland Limited is the company affiliated with Google that is responsible for processing your data and ensuring compliance with applicable data protection laws.

The data processing serves the purpose of analyzing this website and its visitors as well as for marketing and advertising purposes. To this end, Google will use the information obtained on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. In this context, the following information may be collected, among others: IP address, date and time of page view, click path, information about the browser you are using and the device you are using (device), pages visited, referrer URL (website from which you accessed our website), location data, purchase activities. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not merged with other data from Google.

Google Analytics uses technologies such as cookies, web storage in the browser and tracking pixels that enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by this about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. There is no adequacy decision of the EU Commission for the USA. The data transfer takes place, among other things, on the basis of standard contractual clauses as appropriate guarantees for the protection of personal data, viewable at: https://policies.google.com/privacy/frameworks. Both Google and US government agencies have access to your data. Your data may be linked by Google to other data, such as your search history, your personal accounts, your usage data from other devices, and any other data Google may have about you.

IP anonymization is activated on this website. This means that your IP address will be truncated beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there.

The use of cookies or comparable technologies takes place with your consent on the basis of § 15 para. 3 p. 1 TMG in conjunction with. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO. The processing of your personal data is carried out with your consent on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO. You may revoke your consent at any time without affecting the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until revocation.

For more information on terms of use and data protection, please visit https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html or https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/ and visit https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies?hl=de.

Use of Google Ads conversion tracking

We use the online advertising program "Google Ads" on our website and in this context conversion tracking (visit action evaluation). Google Conversion Tracking is an analysis service provided by Google LLC (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google"). If you have your habitual residence in the European Economic Area or Switzerland, Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland) is the controller of your data. Accordingly, Google Ireland Limited is the company affiliated with Google that is responsible for processing your data and complying with applicable data protection laws.

When you click on an ad placed by Google, a cookie for conversion tracking is placed on your computer. These cookies have a limited validity, do not contain any personal data and are therefore not used for personal identification. If you visit certain pages of our website and the cookie has not yet expired, Google and we can recognize that you clicked on the ad and were redirected to this page. Each Google Ads customer receives a different cookie. Thus, there is no way that cookies can be tracked across Ads customers' websites.

The information obtained with the help of the conversion cookie is used for the purpose of creating conversion statistics. Here, we learn the total number of users who clicked on one of our ads and were redirected to a page tagged with a conversion tracking tag. However, we do not receive any information with which users can be personally identified.

Your data may be transferred to the USA. There is no EU Commission adequacy decision for the USA. The data transfer is based, among other things, on standard contractual clauses as appropriate safeguards for the protection of personal data, viewable at: https://policies.google.com/privacy/frameworks.

The use of cookies or comparable technologies takes place with your consent on the basis of § 15 para. 3 p. 1 TMG in conjunction with. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO. The processing of your personal data is carried out with your consent on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO. You can revoke your consent at any time without affecting the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation.

You can find more information and Google's privacy policy at: https://www.google.de/policies/privacy/

Plug-ins and other

Use of the Google Tag Manager

We use the Google Tag Manager of Google LLC on our website. (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 affiliated with Google that is responsible for processing your data and complying with applicable data protection laws.

This application manages JavaScript tags and HTML tags that are used to implement tracking and analysis tools in particular. The data processing serves the purpose of demand-oriented design and optimization of our website.

The Google Tag Manager itself neither stores cookies nor does it process personal data. However, it enables the triggering of other tags that can collect and process personal data.

More information on terms of use and data protection can be found here.

Use of YouTube

We use the function for embedding YouTube videos of Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland; "YouTube") on our website.YouTube is a company affiliated with Google LLC (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google").

The function displays videos deposited with YouTube in an iFrame on the website. The option "Extended data protection mode" is activated. As a result, YouTube does not store any information about visitors to the website. Only when you watch a video is information about it transmitted to YouTube and stored there. Your data may be transmitted to the USA. There is no adequacy decision of the EU Commission for the USA. The data transfer takes place, among other things, on the basis of standard contractual clauses as appropriate guarantees for the protection of personal data, viewable at: https://policies.google.com/privacy/frameworks.

The use of cookies or comparable technologies takes place on the basis of § 15 para. 3 p. 1 TMG. The processing of your personal data is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO from our overriding legitimate interest in the demand-oriented and targeted design of the website. You have the right to object to this processing of personal data relating to you at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation.

For more information about the collection and use of data by YouTube and Google, about your rights in this regard and options for protecting your privacy, please refer to YouTube's privacy policy at https://www.youtube.com/t/privacy.

Data subject rights and storage period

Duration of storage

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

Rights of the data subject

You are entitled to the following rights according to Art. 15 to 20 DSGVO if the legal requirements are met: right to information, to correction, to deletion, to restriction of processing, to data portability.

In addition, according to Art. 21 (1) DSGVO, you have the right to object to processing based on Art. 6 (1) f DSGVO and to processing for the purpose of direct marketing.

Right of complaint to the supervisory authority

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

Right of objection

If the personal data processing listed here is based on our legitimate interest pursuant to 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 purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims.

 

last update: 27.10.2020

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