Privacybeleid

Data protection and privacy statement

Unless otherwise stated below, providing your personal data is not required by law or under a contract, nor is it necessary in order to enter into a contract. You are not obligated to provide the data. There are no consequences for not providing data. This applies only where not stipulated otherwise with regard to the processing operations discussed below.
"Personal data" means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.


Server log files
You can visit our websites without providing personal information. Each time our website is accessed, your Internet browser transfers usage data to us or our Web hoster / IT service provider. These data are stored in log files known as server log files. These stored data include the name of the page retrieved, the date and time of retrieval, the IP address, the volume of data transferred, and the requesting provider. Processing takes place on the basis of point (f) of Article 6(1) GDPR based on our overriding legitimate interest in ensuring the disruption-free operation of our website and to improve our offerings.

Orders


Collection, processing, and disclosure of personal data in the case of orders
When you place an order, we collect and process your personal data only to the extent necessary to fulfill and execute your order and to process your inquiries. Providing these data is necessary in order to enter into the contract. If you do not provide these data, it will not be possible to enter into a contract. Processing takes place on the basis of point (b) of Article 6(1) GDPR and is necessary to perform a contract with you. Your data are disclosed in the process to parties including your chosen shipping companies and drop shipping providers, payment service providers, service providers for order processing, and IT service providers. We strictly observe the statutory specifications in all cases. The scope of the data transferred is kept to a minimum.

Contact

Collection and processing of data when you use the contact form
When you use 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 making contact. When you submit your message, you consent to the processing of the data transferred. Processing takes place on the basis of point (a) of Article 6(1) GDPR with your consent. You can withdraw your consent at any time by notifying us without the lawfulness of the processing based on consent before its withdrawal being affected. We use your e-mail address only to process your inquiry. Your data are subsequently erased unless you have consented to the further processing and use thereof.


Payment service providers

Use of PayPal
All PayPal transactions are subject to the PayPal privacy policy. You can find this policy at https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full (https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full).

Use of PayPal Express
On our website, we use the PayPal Express payment service of PayPal (Europe) S.à.r.l. et Cie, S.C.A. (22-24 Boulevard Royal, 2449 Luxembourg, Luxembourg; “PayPal”). The data processing serves the purpose of being able to offer you the option to pay via the PayPal Express payment service. To integrate this payment service, it is necessary for PayPal to collect, store, and analyze data when you access the website (e.g., IP address, device type, operating system, browser type, device location). Cookies may also be used for this. The cookies make it possible to recognize your browser on subsequent visits. This data processing, particularly the placement of cookies, takes place on the basis of point (f) of Article 6(1) GDPR based on our overriding legitimate interest in offering various payment methods with our customers in mind. You have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to this processing of personal data concerning you, which is based on point (f) of Article 6(1) GDPR. When you select and use PayPal Express, the data necessary for payment processing are transferred to PayPal in order to make it possible to perform the contract with you with the chosen payment method. This processing takes place on the basis of point (b) of Article 6(1) GDPR. For further information on the processing of data when the PayPal Express payment service is used, please see the relevant privacy policy here (https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full?locale.x=de_DE#Updated_PS).



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. If a user accesses a website, a cookie can be stored on the user's operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic sequence of characters that enables unique identification of the browser the next time the website is accessed. Cookies are stored on your computer. Therefore, you have full control over the use of cookies. You can adjust the technical settings in your Internet browser so that you are notified before cookies are placed and decide individually whether to accept them or to prevent the storage of cookies and the transfer of the data they contain. Cookies that have already been stored can be erased at any time. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all functions of this website in full. The links below contain information on how you can manage cookies (including deactivating them) in the most common browsers: Chrome Browser: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=de (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 (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 (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 (https://support.apple.com/de-de/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-website-data-sfri11471/mac )


Technically necessary cookies
Except where otherwise stated below in this data protection and privacy statement, we use these technically necessary cookies only for the purpose of making our site more user-friendly, more effective and more secure. Cookies also allow our systems to recognize your browser even after you change sites and offer you services. Some functions of our Internet site cannot be offered without the use of cookies. For these functions, it is necessary to recognize the browser even after a change of site. Processing takes place on the basis of point (f) of Article 6(1) GDPR based on our overriding legitimate interest in ensuring the optimum functionality of the website and in ensuring that our offerings are designed in a user-friendly and effective way. You have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to this processing of personal data concerning you, which is based on point (f) of Article 6(1) GDPR.

Rights of data subjects and duration of storage

Duration of storage
After the contract is executed in full, the data are stored first for the duration of the warranty period and after that in compliance with storage periods mandated by law, particularly tax and commercial laws, and then erased after the expiration of these periods unless you have consented to the further processing and use thereof.

Rights of data subjects
If the statutory prerequisites are met, you have the following rights pursuant to Articles 15 through 20 GDPR: right of access and rights to rectification, erasure, restriction of processing, and data portability. Pursuant to Article 21(1) GDPR, you also have the right to object to the processing of data based on point (f) of Article 6(1) GDPR and to processing for direct marketing purposes. You can contact us when desired. Please see our legal notice (Impressum) for contact information.

Right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority
Pursuant to Article 77 GDPR, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if you consider that the processing of personal data relating to you is taking place unlawfully.

Right to object
Where the processing of personal data enumerated here is based on our legitimate interest pursuant to point (f) of Article 6(1) GDPR, you have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to this processing with effect for the future. After you object, the processing of the data in question will stop unless we demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims. If the processing of personal data takes place for direct marketing purposes, you can object to this processing at any time by notifying us. After you object, we will stop processing the data in question for purposes of direct marketing.