<h1>Data protection declaration </h1>
<h2>1. data protection at a glance</h2>
<h3>General notices</h3> <p>The following notices provide a simple overview of what happens to your personal information when you visit our website. Personal information is any information that personally identifies you. You can find detailed information on the subject of data protection in our data protection declaration listed under this text.
<h3>Data collection on our website</h3> <p><strong>Who is responsible for data collection on this website?</strong></p> <p> Data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator. You can find their contact data in the imprint of this website.</p> <p><strong>How do we collect your data?</strong></p> <p>Your data is collected by informing us about it. This may be data that you enter in a contact form, for example.</p> <p>Other data is automatically collected by our IT systems when you visit the website. These are mainly technical data (e.g. Internet browser, operating system or time of the page call). This data is collected automatically as soon as you enter our website. </p> <p><strong>Where do we use your data?</strong></p> <p> Some of the data is collected to ensure that the website is error-free. Other data may be used to analyze your user behavior.</p> <p><strong>What rights do you have with regard to your data?</strong></p> <p> You have the right at any time and free of charge to obtain information about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data. You also have the right to demand the correction, blocking or cancellation of this data. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint for this and other questions on the subject of data protection. In addition, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.</p> <p>In addition, you have the right, under certain circumstances, to demand that the processing of your personal data be restricted. For details, please refer to the data protection statement under “Right to limitation of processing“.</p>.
<h3>Analysis tools and third-party tools</h3> <p>When you visit our website, your surfing behaviour can be statistically evaluated. This is done primarily with cookies and so-called analysis programs. The analysis of your surfing behaviour is usually anonymous; the surfing behaviour cannot be traced back to you.</p> <p> You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. Detailed information about these tools and about your objections can be found in the following privacy statement.</p>
<h2>2. general notes and mandatory information</h2>
<h3>Privacy </h3> <p>The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy statement. </p> <p> When you use this website, various personal data will be collected. Personal data is data with which you can be personally identified. This privacy statement explains what data we collect and how we use it. It also explains how and for what purpose this is done.</p> <p>We would like to point out that data transmission on the Internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) may have security gaps. A complete protection of the data against access by third parties is not possible.</p>
<h3>Information about the responsible party</h3> <p>The responsible party for data processing on this website is:</p> <p>Maria Hildebrandt<br />
ButzstraÃŸe 26<br />
Telephone: +49 (0) 176 43 95 0128
Responsible body is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others üdecides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, e-mail addresses, etc.).
Withdrawal of your consent to data processing
Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You can revoke your consent at any time. For this purpose, an informal e-mail notification to us is sufficient. The legality of the data processing carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.
Right of objection against data collection in special cases and against direct advertising (Art. 21 DSGVO)
If data processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. e or f DSGVO, you have the right at any time to object to the processing of your personal data for reasons arising from your particular situation; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions. The respective legal basis on which a processing is based can be found in this data protection declaration. If you file an objection, we will no longer process your personal data concerned unless we can prove that there are compelling reasons for the processing which outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms or the processing serves the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims (objection under Art. 21 para. 1 DSGVO).
<If your personal data is processed for the purpose of direct advertising, you have the right at any time to object to the processing of your personal data for the purpose of such advertising; this also applies to profiling insofar as it is connected with such direct advertising. If you object, your personal data will subsequently no longer be used for the purpose of direct advertising (objection according to Art. 21 para. 2 DSGVO).
Right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority
In the event of an infringement of the DSGVO, the persons concerned shall have the right to appeal to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of their habitual residence, place of work or place of suspected infringement. The right of appeal shall be without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedies.
right to data transferability
You have the right to have data which we process automatically on the basis of your consent or in fulfilment of a contract transferred to you or to a third party in a common, machine-readable format. If you request the direct transfer of the data to another responsible person, this will only be done as far as it is technically feasible.
SSL- resp. TLS-encryption
This page uses SSL- resp. TLS-encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential contents, such as orders or inquiries, which you send to us as site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the browser’s address line changes from “http://“ to “https://“ and the lock symbol in your browser line.
If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data that you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.
Information, blocking, cancellation and correction
You have the right, within the framework of the applicable legal provisions, at any time to free information about your stored personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of data processing and, if applicable, a right to correction, blocking or cancellation of this data. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint for this and other questions on the subject of personal data.
Right of limitation of processing
You have the right to request limitation of processing of your personal data. For this you can contact us at any time under the address indicated in the imprint. The right to limit the processing exists in the following cases:
- If you dispute the accuracy of your personal data stored with us, we usually need time to verify this. For the duration of the review, you have the right to request that the processing of your personal data be restricted. If the processing of your personal data has taken place unlawfully, you may request that the processing of your data be restricted instead of being restricted.
- If we no longer need your personal data, but you need it to exercise, defend or enforce your rights, you have the right to request that the processing of your personal data be restricted instead of being suspended.
- If you have filed an objection pursuant to Art. 21 Para. 1 DSGVO, a deviation must be made between your and our interests. As long as it is not yet clear whose interests predominate, you have the right to demand that the processing of your personal data be restricted.
If you have restricted the processing of your personal data, such data may not be – stored except with your consent or for the purpose of asserting, processing or otherwise disclosing such data;The data may be processed only with your consent or for the purpose of asserting, evaluating or defending legal rights or for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of an important public interest of the European Union or of a Member State.
Contradiction against advertising e-mails
The use of contact data published within the scope of the imprint obligation for the purpose of sending unsolicited advertising and information material is hereby prohibited. The operators of these pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action against unsolicited mailing or e-mailing of spam and other similar advertising materials.
3. data acquisition on our website
The Internet pages partly use so-called cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, more effective and safer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies“. They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your terminal until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser the next time you visit our site.
You can set your browser to notify you when cookies are set and to allow cookies only in individual cases, to allow or deny the acceptance of cookies for specific cases, and to enable automatic deletion of cookies when you close your browser. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website may be restricted.
Cookies which are required to carry out the electronic communication process or to provide certain functions you have requested (e.g. shopping basket function) are stored on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a justified interest in the storage of cookies for the technically error-free and optimised provision of its services. As far as other cookies (e.g. cookies for the analysis of your surfing behaviour) are stored, these are treated separately in this data protection declaration.
Server log files
The provider of these pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:
- Browser type and browser version
- Operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Host name of the accessing computer
- Time of server request
- IP address
A merging of this data with other data sources is not performed.
The collection of this data is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a justified interest in the technically error-free presentation and optimisation of his website – for this purpose, the server log files must be recorded.
If you send us enquiries via contact form, your data from the enquiry form including the contact data you entered there will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the enquiry and in the event of follow-up questions. We do not pass on this data without your consent.
The processing of the data entered in the contact form is therefore based exclusively on your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO). You can revoke this consent at any time. For this purpose, an informal e-mail notification to us is sufficient. The legality of the data processing procedures carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.
The data entered by you in the contact form will remain with us until you request us to delete it, revoke your consent to storage or remove the purpose for data storage (e.g. after the processing of your request has been completed). Mandatory legal provisions – in particular storage periods – remain unaffected.
Request by e-mail, telephone or fax
If you contact us by e-mail, telephone or fax, your request including all personal data (name, request) will be stored and processed by us for the purpose of processing your request. We do not pass on this data without your consent.
The processing of this data takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b DSGVO, insofar as your enquiry relates to the fulfilment of a contract or is necessary for the execution of pre-contractual measures. In all other cases, the processing is based on your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO) and/or on our legitimate interests (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO), as we have a legitimate interest in the effective processing of the enquiries addressed to us.
The data you send us via contact requests will remain with us until you request us to delete them, revoke your consent to their storage or delete the purpose for which they were stored (e.g. after your request has been processed). Mandatory legal provisions – in particular legal retention periods – remain unaffected.
Comment function on this website
Füfor the comment function on this page, in addition to your comment, information about the time the comment was created, your e-mail address and, if you do not post anonymously, your chosen username will be saved.
Storing the IP address
Our comment function stores the IP addresses of users who write comments. Since we do not check comments on our site before activating them, we need this data in order to be able to take action against the author in the event of legal violations such as insults or propaganda.
Subscribe to comments
As a user of the site you can subscribe to comments after logging in. You will receive a confirmation email to verify that you are the owner of the email address you provided. You can unsubscribe from this function at any time via a link in the info mails. In this case, the data entered when subscribing to comments will be deleted; however, if you have transmitted this data to us for other purposes and elsewhere (e.g. newsletter subscription), they will remain with us.
Storage period of comments
The comments and the associated data (e.g. IP address) are stored and remain on our website until the commented content has been completely deleted or the comments have to be deleted for legal reasons (e.g. offensive comments).
The comments are stored on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO). You can revoke your consent at any time. An informal e-mail notification to us is sufficient for this purpose. The legality of the data processing operations that have already taken place remains unaffected by the revocation.
4. social media
Social-Media-Plugins with Shariff
Our pages use plugins from social media (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, XING, LinkedIn, Tumblr).
You can usually recognize the plugins by their social media logos. In order to ensure data protection on our website, we only use these plug-ins in conjunction with the so-called “Shariff solution”. This application prevents the plugins integrated on our website from transferring data to the respective provider the very first time you enter the site.
Only when you activate the respective plugin by clicking on the corresponding button will a direct connection to the provider’s server be established (consent). As soon as you activate the plugin, the respective provider receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you are logged into your respective social media account (e.g. Facebook) at the same time, the respective provider can assign the visit to our pages to your user account.
The activation of the plugin represents consent in the sense of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO. You may revoke this consent at any time with effect for the future.
Facebook Plugins (Like & Share-Button)
Plugins of the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, are integrated on our pages. You can recognize the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the “Like-Button“ (“Like“) on our page. You can find an overview of the Facebook plugins here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/?locale=de_DE.
When you visit our pages, the plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. When you click the Facebook “Like-Button“ while logged into your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our pages to your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to associate visiting our pages with your user account. We would like to point out that, as the provider of the pages, we do not have any knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or its use by Facebook. Further information on this can be found in Facebook’s data protection statement under : https://de-de.facebook.com/privacy/explanation.
If you do not wish that Facebook can assign the visit of our pages to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.
The Facebook plugins are used on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the widest possible visibility in the social media.
Functions of the Twitter service are integrated on our pages. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the “Re-Tweet“ function, the websites you visit are linked to your Twitter account and made known to other users. Data is also transmitted to Twitter. We would like to point out that, as the provider of the pages, we do not have any knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or its use by Twitter. Further information on this can be found in Twitter’s data protection statement under : https://twitter.com/de/privacy.
The Twitter plugin is used on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in as extensive a visibility in the social media as possible.
You can change your data protection settings on Twitter in the account settings under https://twitter.com/account/settings ändern.
Provider is Google Ireland Limited („Google“), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.
Collecting and sharing information: You can use the Google+ button to publish information worldwide. The Google+ button provides you and other users with personalized content from Google and our partners. Google stores both information that you have given +1 for an item of content and information about the page you have viewed by clicking +1. Your +1 may be displayed as a clue along with your profile name and photo in Google services, such as search results or your Google profile, or elsewhere on Web sites and advertisements on the Internet.
Google records information about your +1 activities to improve Google services for you and others. To use the Google+ buttons, you need a globally visible, public Google profile that must include at least the name chosen for the profile. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name may also replace another name you used when sharing content through your Google Account. The identity of your Google profile may be displayed to users who know your email address or have other identifying information about you.
The Google+ plugin is used in accordance with Art. 6(1)(f) of the DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the widest possible visibility in the social media.
On our pages functions of the service Instagram are integrated. These functions are provided by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA.
If you are logged into your Instagram account, you can link the contents of our pages to your Instagram profile by clicking the Instagram button. This allows Instagram to assign the visit to our pages to your user account. We would like to point out that, as the provider of these pages, we do not have any knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or its use by Instagram.
The Instagram plugin is used on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the widest possible visibility in the social media.
Further information on this can be found in the privacy statement of Instagram: https://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/.
Our pages use buttons of the service Tumblr. Provider is Tumblr, Inc. 35 East 21st St, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10010, USA.
These buttons allow you to share a post or a page on Tumblr or to follow the provider on Tumblr. When you visit one of our websites with Tumblr button, the browser connects directly to Tumblr’s servers. We have no influence on the amount of data Tumblr collects and transmits with the help of this plugin. According to the current status, the IP address of the user and the URL of the respective website are übermittelt.
The use of the Tumblr plugin is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a justified interest in as extensive a visibility as possible in the social media.
Further information on this can be found in Tumblr’s data protection declaration under: https://www.tumblr.com/privacy/de.
On our site we use social plugins of the social network Pinterest, which is operated by Pinterest Inc., 808 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA 94103-490, USA (“Pinterest“).
When you open a page that contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to the servers of Pinterest. The plugin transmits protocol data to the server of Pinterest in the USA. This log data may contain your IP address, the address of the visited websites which also contain Pinterest functions, browser type and settings, date and time of the request, your use of Pinterest and cookies.
The use of the Pinterest plugin is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a justified interest in the widest possible visibility in the social media.
If you wish to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we require an e-mail address from you as well as information which allows us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address provided and that you agree to receive the newsletter. Further data will not be collected or will only be collected on a voluntary basis. We use this data exclusively for sending the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties.
The processing of the data entered in the newsletter registration form is carried out exclusively on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO). You may revoke your consent to the storage of data, your e-mail address and their use for sending the newsletter at any time, for example via the “Unsubscribe” link in the newsletter. The legality of the data processing procedures already carried out remains unaffected by the revocation.
The data you have stored with us for the purpose of subscribing to the newsletter will be stored by us until you unsubscribe from the newsletter and will be deleted after the newsletter has been cancelled. Data stored by us for other purposes remain unaffected by this.
6. plugins and tools
YouTube with advanced privacy
Our website uses plugins from YouTube. The website is operated by Google Ireland Limited (“Google“), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.
We use YouTube in extended data protection mode. According to YouTube, this mode means that YouTube does not store any information about visitors to this website before they view the video. However, the transfer of data to YouTube partners is not necessarily excluded by the extended data protection mode. So YouTube – connects to the Google DoubleClick network regardless of whether you are watching a video –.
When you start a YouTube video on our site, it connects to YouTube’s servers. This will tell the YouTube server which of our pages you have visited. When you are logged into your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to directly associate your browsing behavior with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
YouTube can also store various cookies on your device after starting a video. YouTube can use these cookies to obtain information about visitors to our website. This information is used, among other things, to collect video statistics, improve usability and prevent fraud. The cookies remain on your end device until you delete them.
If necessary, further data processing procedures over which we have no control may be triggered after the start of a YouTube video.
YouTube is used in the interest of an attractive presentation of our online services. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.
Further information on data protection at YouTube can be found in its data protection declaration: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en.
Google Web Fonts
This page uses so-called web fonts provided by Google for the uniform display of fonts. The Google Fonts are installed locally. There is no connection to Google servers.
Google Maps (with consent)
This page uses the Google Maps map service via an API. Provider is Google Ireland Limited (“Google“), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.
To ensure privacy on our site, Google Maps is disabled the first time you visit our site. A direct connection to Google’s servers will only be established if you activate Google Maps yourself (consent according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO). This prevents your data from being transmitted to Google the first time you enter the site.
After activation, Google Maps will save your IP address. This will then usually be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. After Google Maps has been activated, the provider of this page has no influence on this dataübertragung.
You can find more information on the handling of user data in Google’s data protection declaration: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.
We use the map service of OpenStreetMap (OSM). Provider is the Open-Street-Map Foundation (OSMF), 132 Maney Hill Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B72 1JU, United Kingdom.
The use of OpenStreetMap is in the interest of an appealing presentation of our online offers and an easy retrieval of the locations indicated by us on the website. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.
We use “Google reCAPTCHA“ (hereinafter “reCAPTCHA“) on our websites. The provider is Google Ireland Limited (“Google“), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.
reCAPTCHA is intended to monitor whether the data input on our websites (e.g. in a contact form) is carried out by a person or by an automated program. For this purpose, reCAPTCHA analyzes the behavior of the website visitor on the basis of various characteristics. This analysis starts automatically as soon as the website visitor enters the website. For the analysis, reCAPTCHA evaluates various information (e.g. IP address, length of stay of the website visitor on the website or mouse movements made by the user). The data collected during the analysis is forwarded to Google.
The reCAPTCHA analyses run completely in the background. Website visitors are not informed that an analysis is taking place.
Data processing is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in protecting his web offers from abusive automated sniffing and from SPAM.
We use Google Analytics to analyze website usage. The resulting data is used to optimise our website and advertising measures.
Google Analytics is a web analysis service operated and provided by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States). Google processes the data for website use on our behalf and is contractually obligated to take measures to ensure the confidentiality of the processed data.
During your visit to our website the following data will be recorded:
- Pages called up
- Orders including sales and products ordered
- Your behaviour on the pages (e.g. clicks, scroll behaviour and dwell time)
- Your approximate location (country and city)
- Your IP address (in abbreviated form so that no unique assignment is possible)
- Technical information such as browser, Internet provider, terminal and screen resolution
- Source of origin of your visit (i.e. via which website or advertising medium you came to us)
This data is transferred to a Google server in the USA. Google will comply with the data protection provisions of the EU-US Privacy Shield Agreement.
Google Analytics stores cookies in your web browser for a period of two years since your last visit. These cookies contain a randomly generated user ID that can be used to recognize you when you visit a website in the future.
The recorded data is stored together with the randomly generated user ID, which enables the evaluation of pseudonymous user profiles. These user-related data are automatically deleted after 14 months. Other data remain stored in aggregated form indefinitely.
If you do not agree with the collection, you can prevent it with the one-time installation of the browser add-on to deactivate Google Analytics.