DATA PROTECTION

We are pleased that you visit our website and thank you for your interest in our company and our products and services. Protecting your privacy when using our website is important to us. Therefore, please take note of the following information:

1) BASIC INFORMATION ON PERSONAL RELATED DATA

You can visit our websites in principle, without us collecting personal data from you. Personal data will only be collected if you inform us of this yourself to carry out a contract when opening a customer account or in the context of establishing contact. These data are used without your express consent in each case solely for the contract processing and processing of your inquiries. After completion of the contract, your data will be stored with regard to tax and commercial storage periods, but blocked for other uses and deleted after expiration of these periods, unless you have explicitly consented to the further use of your data.

In addition, personal data is collected when you sign up for our e-mail newsletter. These data are used by us for our own promotional purposes in the form of our e-mail newsletter if you have expressly consented to this as follows:

“Subscribe to our regular newsletter and be the first to be informed about new articles and offers.

You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time using the link provided in the newsletter or by sending us an appropriate message. After cancellation, your e-mail address will be deleted immediately in our newsletter mailing list.

2) DISTRIBUTION OF PERSONAL DATA FOR ORDER PROCESSING

2.1 The personal data collected by us are passed on to the transport company commissioned with the delivery within the scope of the contract, insofar as this is necessary for the delivery of the goods.

2.2 For payment via PayPal, credit card via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal or – if offered – “purchase on account” via PayPal, we will transfer your payment data to Paypal (Europe) S.à r.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg (hereinafter referred to as “PayPal”). PayPal reserves itself for the payment methods credit card via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal or – if offered – “purchase on account” via PayPal the execution of a credit check. The result of the credit check on the statistical probability of default is used by PayPal for the purpose of deciding on the provision of the respective payment method. The credit report may contain probability values (so-called score values). Insofar as score values are included in the results of the credit rating, they are based on a scientifically recognized mathematical-statistical procedure. The calculation of score values includes, among other things, address data. For further data protection information, among other things to the used credit reference agencies, please refer to the privacy policy of PayPal: //www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full

3) COOKIES

In order to make the visit to 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 device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the end of the browser session, ie after closing your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your device and allow us or our affiliate to recognize your browser on your next visit (persistent cookies). You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and individually decide on their acceptance or exclude the acceptance of cookies for specific cases or in general. Failure to accept cookies may limit the functionality of our website.

4) USING SOCIAL PLUGINS

4.1 Our website uses so-called social plugins (“plugins”) of 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 the addition “Social Plug-in of Facebook” or “Facebook Social Plugin”. An overview of the Facebook plugins and their appearance can be found here: //developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins

When you visit a page of our website that contains such a plugin, your browser connects directly to the Facebook servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted by Facebook directly 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 currently not logged in to Facebook. This information (including your IP address) will be transmitted from your browser directly to a Facebook server in the US and stored there.

If you are logged in to Facebook, Facebook can immediately assign your visit to our website to your Facebook profile. If you interact with the plugins, for example, click the “Like” button or leave 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 displayed to your Facebook friends.

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 the protection of your privacy can be found in the Facebook privacy policy: //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 completely prevent the loading of Facebook plugins even with add-ons for your browser, e.g. with the “Facebook Blocker” (//webgraph.com/resources/facebookblocker/).

4.2 Our website uses so-called social plugins (“plugins”) of the Google+ social network operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). The plugins are z. B. on buttons with the sign “+1” on white or colored background recognizable. An overview of the Google Plugins and their appearance can be found here: //developers.google.com/+/plugins

When you visit a page of our website that contains such a plugin, your browser connects directly to Google’s servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted by Google directly to your browser and integrated into the page. The integration gives Google the information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page of our website, even if you do not have a profile on Google+ or are currently logged in to Google+. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted from your browser directly to a Google server in the United States and stored there.

If you’re logged in to Google+, Google can instantly associate your visit to our website with your Google+ profile. If you interact with the plugins, for example by pressing the “+1” button, the corresponding information is also transmitted directly to a Google server and stored there. The information will also be published on Google+ and displayed there to your contacts.

For information on the purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Google as well as your rights and setting options for the protection of your privacy, please refer to the privacy policy of Google: //www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy /

If you do not want Google to immediately associate the data collected through our website with your profile on Google+, you’ll need to log out of Google+ before you visit our website. You can also completely prevent the Google Plugins from being loaded with add-ons for your browser. With the script blocker “NoScript” (//noscript.net/).

4.3 The seller’s website uses so-called social plugins (“plugins”) of the social network Pinterest, operated by Pinterest Inc., 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA (“Pinterest”). When you visit a page of the seller that contains such a plugin, your browser connects directly to the servers of Pinterest. The plugin transmits so-called protocol data to the server of Pinterest in the USA. This log data may include the IP address, the address of the visited Web sites that have Pinterest capabilities, the browser’s style and settings, the date and time of the request, how you use Pinterest, and cookies. For information about the purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Pinterest, as well as your rights and settings options for protecting your privacy, please refer to the privacy policy of Pinterest: //about.pinterest.com/en/privacy-policy

4.4 Our website uses so-called social plugins (“plugins”) of the microblogging service Twitter, which is operated by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA (“Twitter”). The plugins are marked with a Twitter logo, for example in the form of a blue “Twitter bird”. An overview of the Twitter plugins and their appearance can be found here: //twitter.com/about/resources/buttons

If you visit a page of our website that contains such a plugin, your browser connects directly to the servers of Twitter. The content of the plugin is transmitted by Twitter directly to your browser and integrated into the page. By integrating Twitter receives the information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page of our website, even if you do not have a profile on Twitter or just not logged in to Twitter. This information (including your IP address) is sent from your browser directly to a Twitter server in the United States and stored there.

If you are logged in to Twitter, Twitter can immediately assign your visit to our website to your Twitter account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking on the “Tweet” button, the corresponding information is also transmitted directly to a server of Twitter and stored there. The information will also be posted on your Twitter account and displayed there to your contacts.

The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Twitter as well as your related rights and settings options for the protection of your privacy, please refer to the privacy policy of Twitter: //twitter.com/privacy

If you do not want Twitter to directly link the data collected via our website to your Twitter account, you must log out of Twitter before visiting our website. You can completely prevent the loading of Twitter plugins even with add-ons for your browser, eg. With the script blocker “NoScript” (//noscript.net/).

5) USE OF GOOGLE ADWORDS CONVERSION-TRACKING

This website uses the Google AdWords online advertising program and Google AdWords conversion tracking. The conversion tracking cookie is set when a user clicks on a Google-served ad. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer system. These cookies lose their validity after 30 days and are not used for personal identification. If the user visits certain pages of this website and the cookie has not expired yet, Google and we can recognize that the user clicked on the ad and was redirected to this page. Each Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. Cookies cannot be tracked through AdWords advertisers’ websites. The information gathered using the conversion cookie is used to generate conversion statistics for AdWords advertisers who have opted for conversion tracking. Customers are told the total number of users who clicked on their ad and were redirected to a conversion tracking tag page. However, they do not receive information that personally identifies users. If you do not want to participate in tracking, you can opt-out of this by easily disabling the Google Conversion Tracking cookie through its Internet browser under User Preferences. You will not be included in the conversion tracking statistics.

For more information about Google’s privacy policy, visit the following Internet address: //www.google.com/policies/privacy/

6) YOUR RIGHTS AND CONTACT

You have a right to free information about your stored data and, if necessary, a right to correct, block or delete this data. If you have further questions regarding the collection, processing or use of your personal data, please contact us. The same applies to information, blocking, deletion and correction requests regarding your personal data as well as for revocations of granted consent. You can find the contact adress in our imprint.