Thank you for expressing your interest in our website. Protecting your privacy is very important to us. Below you will find detailed information about how your data is handled.
Recording your input data on server logfiles
You can visit our websites without providing any personal data. We only record data in so-called server logfiles, such as the name of the file accessed, the date and time of access, the data volume transferred and the requesting provider. This data will only be used to ensure the proper functioning of the page and to improve our service, but cannot be traced back to you.
Data collection and utilisation for contract administration purposes and for opening a customer account
We collect personal data when it is freely provided by you within the context of placing an order, making contact with us (e.g. via the contact form or by e-mail) or when opening a customer account. The specific data gathered is that provided on the various information forms. We use the data provided by you for contract administration purposes and to process your queries. Once the contract has been processed in full or your customer account has been deleted, your data is blocked to prevent any further utilisation and will be deleted on expiry of the mandatory retention periods set out in fiscal and commercial regulations, provided you have not expressly agreed to the further use of your data or we retain the right to further exploit your data in accordance with the law, of which we are obliged to inform you. You may cancel your customer account at any time via the contact facility set out below or via the function provided for this purpose within your customer account.
Data transfer for contract completion purposes
For the fulfilment of contract, we will transfer your data to the shipping company commissioned with delivery if necessary for the delivery of ordered goods. Depending on the payment service provider selected during the order process, we will pass on the payment data required for payment to the financial institution and possibly the payment service provider commissioned by us or the payment service provider selected by you. In part, the selected payment service providers may collect the data directly should you open an account with them. In such a case, you will have to register with your login data of the payment service provider during the order process. The data protection declaration of each respective payment service provider shall apply in such cases.
Data usage on subscription to the e-mail newsletter
If you subscribe to our newsletter we use the data required for this purpose or that which is separately provided by you in order to regularly forward our newsletter to you. You may unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time via the contact facility set out below or via a link provided for this purpose within the newsletter.
Data usage for advertising by post and your right to object
Unless you have not opted-out or you are a consumer who consumer has his habitual residence in Spain, we also reserve the right to store and use your data (surname, first name, postal address and, to the extent that we have received such additional information from you within the context of our commercial relationship, your title, academic qualifications, year of birth and professional or business name) for our own promotional purposes on compiled lists, e.g. for the forwarding by post of interesting offers and information about our products. You may at any time refuse such storage and exploitation of your data for purposes via the contact facility set out below.
Credit assessment and scoring
Should we act in advance, e.g. purchase on account, in order to protect our own legitimate interests we reserve the right to obtain a credit assessment and score from specialist service providers (rating agencies). To this end, we forward your personal data to the following company for credit:
82024 Taufkirchen b. München
who in cooperation with
Bürgel Wirtschaftsinformationen GmbH & Co. KG
conduct the credit assessment.
The credit information may contain probability data (scores) calculated in accordance with scientifically recognised mathematical and statistical processes which incorporate the use of address-related data. The information received about the probability of payment default is used by us to arrive at a considered opinion on whether or not to accept, complete or terminate the contractual relationship. Your legitimate interests are taken into consideration in accordance with regulatory provisions.
Use of Google Analytics for web analysis purposes
This website uses Google (Universal) Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (www.google.de). Google (Universal) Analytics uses methods which enable an analysis of your use of the website, through cookies for example, text files stored on your computer. The information created about your use of this website is generally transferred to a Google server in the US and saved there. Activating the IP anonymisation on this website will cause the IP address to be shortened before transfer within the member states of the European Union or in other contract states of the agreement about European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the US and shortened there. The anonymous IP address transferred from your browser to Google Analytics will not be joined with other data logged by Google.
You may prevent the transfer of data created by cookies and your usage of the website (incl. your IP address) to Google as well as further processing of such data by Google by downloading and installing the following browser plugin: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
As an alternative to the browser plugin, you can click this link in order to prevent the use of Google Analytics for this website in the future. An opt-out cookie will then be stored in your device. Once you delete your cookies, you will have to click the link again.
Google Adwords Remarketing
Via Google Adwords, a service offered by Google, Inc. (www.google.com) we advertise for this website in Google’s search engine results as well as on third party websites. For that purpose Google’s so called Remarketing Cookie is placed when visiting our website. By means of a pseudonymous CookieID and on basis of the previously visited websites it enables advertisements reflecting the interest involved. In doing so, no personal data is collected. You may deactivate the Remarketing Cookie via this link. Alternatively, you may deactivate the usage of third party cookies by accessing the deactivation page of the network advertising initiative. You may configure your browser such that you are informed when any cookies are placed and decide in individual cases whether or not you wish to accept them, or you may reject cookies for specific cases or in general. Should you reject any cookies the functionality of our website may be compromised.
Social plugins (“plugins”) may be used by social networks on our website.
In order to increase the protection of your data when visiting our website, the plugins are not unrestricted but only incorporated into the page with the use of an HTML link (Shariff solution by c‘t [link with: http://www.heise.de/ct/ausgabe/2014-26-Social-Med... This integration guarantees that no connection is established to the servers of the social network provider when visiting our website which contains such plug-ins.
If you click on one of the buttons, a new browser window will open and call up the page of each respective service provider on which you may activate the like or share button (possibly after providing your login data).
Rating reminders by Trusted Shops
If you have expressly given your consent during or after placing the order, by ticking the appropriate checkbox or clicking the appropriate button, we will use your email address to send reminders to rate your order to Trusted Shops GmbH, Subbelrather Str. 15c, 50823 Cologne (www.trustedshops.com), which can then send you email reminders to rate your purchase. This consent can be withdrawn at any time by sending a message to the contact below, or directly to Trusted Shops.
Right of access and contact facility
You are entitled to access your personal information stored by us at no charge, including the right to correct, block or delete such data. Please use the contact details provided in our legal notice should you have any queries concerning the collection, processing or exploitation of your personal data, or should you wish to access, correct, block or delete any data, or should you wish to withdraw any approval provided for or object any use of such data.