Privacy Notice

1. Anonymous data collection

You can visit our online shop without giving any personal information. We do not store any personal data in this regard. To improve our offers, we merely collect statistical data that does not permit any conclusions to be drawn about individual persons.

2. Collection, processing and use of personal data

Our collects personal data only to the extent you provided. Personal data refers to specific information about personal or factual characteristics relating to a certain natural person or a natural person who can be specified. The distribution and use of your personal information occurs to comply with and fulfil the services agreed in the contract, i.e. the delivery of the ordered merchandise and payment, as well as to process your requests. After the contract has been fulfilled, the data is first stored for a certain period in accordance with tax and commercial laws and then deleted after this period has expired.

3. Use of email addresses for the purpose of sending newsletters

Regardless of the contract fulfilment, we will send you our newsletter for advertising purposes only if you have given your express consent to do so.

Your express declaration of consent in this context reads as follows:

"Subscribe to our newsletter.".

You can use the corresponding links in the newsletter or send us a message to unsubscribe from the newsletter. The contact information can be found under Company Details on our webpage. Your email address will then be deleted of course.

4. Disclosure of personal data

We will not pass on your data to third parties without your express consent. Excluded from this are only our service partners who we work with to fulfil the contract. In these cases, we strictly adhere to the laws and regulations of the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG). The scope of data transferred is limited to a minimum.

5. Cookies

5.1. Our online shop uses so-called cookies in various places. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser. They are used to make our range of offers more user-friendly, effective and safe. Moreover, cookies allow our systems to determine your browser and offer you services. Cookies do not contain any personal data.

5.2. This website uses Google Analytics, a service provided by Google Inc. ("Google") Google Analytics uses cookies. The information generated by the cookie concerning the use of this website (including your IP address) is sent to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google adheres to the data protection provisions of the US Safe Harbor Principles and is registered under the Safe Harbor framework of the US Department of Commerce. Google will use this information to analyse how you use our website, create reports for us regarding your website activity, and to render other services for us related to website and Internet use. Google will also pass this information on to third parties if legally required to do so or if third parties process the information on behalf of Google. Google will not associate your IP address with other data collected by Google. You can disable the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings within your browser. Be advised that if you choose to do so you might not be able to use all functions of our website to their full extent. If you do not want Google Analytics to collect any information about your website visit, you can install a deactivation add-on for your browser. Furthermore, we have made settings that involve Google Analytics deleting the last part of the IP addresses of our website visitors. This means we do not collect data here either that could permit any conclusions to be drawn about individual persons.

6. Facebook Social Plugins

6.1 This website uses so-called social plugins ("plugins") pertaining to the social network Facebook, operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook"). The plugins are marked with a Facebook logo or text that reads "Social Plugin by Facebook" or "Facebook Social Plugin". You can find an overview of the Facebook plugins and what they look like here: http://developers.facebook.com/plugins

6.2 When opening one of our website pages that contains such a plugin, your browser will establish a direct connection to Facebook's servers. Facebook transfers the content of the plugin directly to your browser, which embeds it into the website.

6.3 By embedding the plugin, Facebook receives the information that your browser has opened the relevant page on our website, even if you are not a Facebook user or not currently logged in. Your browser sends this information (including your IP address) directly to one of Facebook's servers in the USA.

6.4 If you are currently logged in to Facebook, Facebook is able to link your visit to our website directly to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, e.g. by clicking "Like" or leaving a comment, then the relevant information is also directly sent to one of Facebook's servers and stored there. The information is furthermore made public on Facebook and visible to your Facebook friends.

6.5 Facebook may use this information for the purposes of advertising, market research and for customising Facebook pages to user demands. In this regard, Facebook creates user, interest and relationship profiles, e. g. to evaluate your use of our website in relationship to the advertisements displayed to you on Facebook, to inform other Facebook users about your activity on our website, and to provide other services related to your use of Facebook.

6.6 If you do not want Facebook to link the data collected from our website to your Facebook account, you need to log out of Facebook before visiting our website.

6.7 For more information about the purpose and scope of the data collected, as well as its processing and further use by Facebook, in addition to your rights in this regard and the various settings offered to protect your privacy, please read Facebook's privacy policy and practices: http://www.facebook.com/policy.php.

7. Retargeting

Our page uses third-party cookies, particularly click-track cookies, to better understand the interests and sessions of our users. This cookie is used by our partner "Adroll" to display advertisements on third-party websites based on user interests, which is referred to as "retargeting". This technology does not store any private user data such as your email address, postal address or phone number. If you do not agree with the use of retargeting by Adroll, you can visit this page (http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/) to deactivate the service.

8. Identity and credit check when selecting Billpay payment methods

8.1 If you select one of the payment methods offered by our partner Billpay GmbH, you will be prompted at the end of the order process to agree with sending the data to Billpay that is required to process the payment and carry out the identity and credit check. Should you agree, your data (first and last name, street, house number, postal code, city, birthday, phone number and the bank account provided during purchase) as well as the data related to your order are sent to Billpay.

8.2 For the purposes of identity and credit checking, Billpay and partner companies commissioned by Billpay will pass on data to credit reference agencies (credit agencies) and receive information (on creditworthiness, if necessary) based on mathematical and statistical procedures, which include address information for processing, among other things. Detailed information in this regard and about the credit agencies used can be taken from the privacy policy of Billpay GmbH.

8.3 Moreover, Billpay may use auxiliary means provided by third parties to uncover and prevent cases of fraud. The information collected by these auxiliary means may be encrypted and stored by third parties so that only Billpay is able to access it. This information is used only if you select one of the payment methods offered by our cooperation partner Billpay, otherwise the data expires automatically after 30 minutes.

9. Access, rectification, blocking and deletion of data

You have the right to free access to your stored data as well as the right to rectification, deletion or blocking. Get in touch with us for more information. You will find the contact information in our Company Details section.

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