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Data Privacy Policy

Unless otherwise stated below, the provision of your personal data is neither required by law or contract, nor is it necessary for the conclusion of a contract. You are not obliged to provide the data. Failure to provide has no consequences. This only applies if no other information is given in the subsequent processing operations.
“Personal data” is all information that relates to an identified or identifiable natural person.

Server log files
You can visit our website without providing any personal information. Every time you access our website, usage data is transmitted through your internet browser and saved in log data (server log files). These stored data include e.g. Name of the page accessed, date and time of access, amount of data transferred and the requesting provider. This data is used only to guarantee the trouble-free operation of our website and to improve our offer. It is not possible to assign this data to a specific person.

Collection and processing when using the contact form
When using the contact form, we only collect your personal data (name, email address, message text) to the extent that you provide. The data processing serves the purpose of establishing contact. By submitting your message, you consent to the processing of the transmitted data. Processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR with your consent.
You can revoke your consent at any time by notifying us without affecting the lawfulness of the processing carried out based on your consent until you revoke it. We only use your email address to process your request. Your data will then be deleted unless you have consented to further processing and use.

Use of Google reCAPTCHA
We use the reCAPTCHA service from Google Inc. on our website (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”). The purpose of the query is to differentiate whether the input is made by a human or by automated, mechanical processing. The query includes sending the IP address and any other data required by Google for the reCAPTCHA service to Google. For this purpose, your input will be transmitted to Google and used there. However, Google will shorten your IP address beforehand within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address is only transferred to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there in exceptional cases. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of this service. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of reCaptcha will not be merged with other Google data. Your data may also be transferred to the United States. An adequacy decision by the European Commission, the “Privacy Shield”, is available for data transfers to the USA. Google participates in the “Privacy Shield” and has submitted to the requirements. By pressing the query, you consent to the processing of your data. Processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time without affecting the lawfulness of the processing carried out based on the consent until the revocation.
Further information on Google reCAPTCHA and the associated data protection declaration can be found at: https://www.google.com/privacy/ads/

Customer account
When opening a customer account, we collect your personal data to the extent specified there. Data processing serves the purpose of improving your shopping experience and simplifying order processing. Processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time by notifying us without affecting the lawfulness of the processing carried out based on your consent until you revoke it. Your customer account will then be deleted.

Collection, processing, use and processing of personal data when placing orders
When ordering, we only collect and use your personal data insofar as this is necessary to fulfill and process your order and to process your inquiries. The provision of the data is necessary for the conclusion of the contract. Failure to make this available means that no contract can be concluded. Processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. b GDPR and is required for the performance of a contract with you. Your data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent. The only exceptions to this are our service partners, which we need to process the contractual relationship, or service providers we use for order processing. In addition to the recipients named in the respective clauses of this data protection declaration, these are, for example, recipients of the following categories: shipping service providers, payment service providers, merchandise management service providers, service providers for order processing, web hosts, IT service providers and dropshipping retailers. In all cases, we strictly observe the legal requirements. The amount of data transmission is limited to a minimum.

Use of the email address for sending newsletters
We use your email address, regardless of the contract, only for our own advertising purposes for sending the newsletter, provided you have expressly agreed to this. Processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time without affecting the lawfulness of the processing carried out based on your consent until you revoke it. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time using the corresponding link in the newsletter or by notifying us. Your email address will then be removed from the mailing list.

Your data will be passed on to a service provider for email marketing as part of order processing. It will not be passed on to other third parties.

Your data will be transmitted to a third country for which an adequacy decision by the European Commission is available.

Use of the email address for sending direct mail
We use your e-mail address, which we received in the course of the sale of a product or service, for the electronic transmission of advertising for our own products or services, which are similar to those that you have already purchased from us, insofar as you have this Have not contradicted use. The provision of the email address is required for the conclusion of the contract. Failure to make this available means that no contract can be concluded. Processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR from the legitimate interest in direct advertising. You can object to this use of your email address at any time by notifying us. The contact details for exercising the objection can be found in the imprint. You can also use the link provided in the promotional email. There are no other costs than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs.

Forwarding of the email address to shipping companies for information about the shipping status
We will pass on your email address to the transport company as part of the contract, provided you have expressly agreed to this in the ordering process. The purpose of the transfer is to inform you of the shipping status by email. Processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time by notifying us or the transport company without affecting the legality of the processing carried out based on your consent until the revocation.

Use of an external ERP system
We use an ERP system for order processing in the context of order processing. For this purpose, your personal data collected during the order will be sent to
VIISON GmbH, Goebelstr. 21, 64293 Darmstadt, Germany
transmitted.

Using PayPal
All PayPal transactions are subject to the PayPal privacy policy. You can find this at https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-prev?locale.x=de_DE

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 calls up a website, a cookie can be stored on the user’s operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic string that enables the browser to be clearly identified when the website is called up again. We use cookies for the purpose of making our website more user-friendly, effective and secure. Furthermore, cookies enable our systems to recognize your browser even after changing pages and to offer you services. Some functions of our website cannot be offered without the use of cookies. For this it is necessary that the browser is recognized even after a page change.

We also use cookies on our website for the purpose of enabling an analysis of the surfing behavior of our website visitors.

We also use cookies for the purpose of subsequently addressing site visitors on other websites with targeted, interest-based advertising.

Processing takes place on the basis of § 15 (3) TMG and Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR from the legitimate interest in the purposes mentioned above.
The data collected from you in this way is pseudonymized using technical precautions. It is therefore no longer possible to assign the data to your person. The data will not be saved together with other personal data from you.
You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data based on Art. 6 (1) f GDPR at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation.
Cookies are stored on your computer. You therefore have full control over the use of cookies. By selecting the appropriate technical settings on your internet browser, you can prevent the storage of cookies and the transmission of the data they contain. Cookies that have already been saved can be deleted at any time. However, we would like to point out that you may then not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent.
Under the links below you can find out how you can manage (and also deactivate) cookies in the most important browsers:
Chrome browser: 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
Mozilla Firefox: 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

Use of Google Analytics
We use the web analytics service Google Analytics from Google Inc. on our website (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”). Data processing serves the purpose of analyzing this website and its visitors. For this purpose, Google will use the information obtained on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
Google Analytics uses cookies that enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookies about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. IP anonymization is activated on this website. As a result, Google will shorten your IP address beforehand within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address is only transferred to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there in exceptional cases. Your data may be transferred to the United States. An adequacy decision by the European Commission exists for data transfers to the USA. Processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR from the legitimate interest in the needs-based and targeted design of the website. You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data based on Art. 6 (1) f GDPR at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate technical settings in your browser software; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by using the browser plug-in available under the following link. in download and install [https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de]. To prevent data collection by Google Analytics across devices, you can set an opt-out cookie. Opt-out cookies prevent the future collection of your data when you visit this website. You must perform the opt-out on all systems and devices used for this to have a comprehensive effect. If you click here, the opt-out cookie will be set: <a href=”javascript:gaOptout()”> <strong> Deactivate Google Analytics </strong> </a> </p>.
You can find more information on terms of use and data protection at https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html or https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/.

Use of the remarketing or “similar target group” function of Google Inc.
We use the remarketing or “similar target group” function of Google Inc. on our website (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”). This function serves the purpose of analyzing visitor behavior and visitor interests.
Google uses cookies to carry out the analysis of website use, which forms the basis for the creation of interest-based advertisements. Cookies are used to record visits to the website and anonymized data on the use of the website. There is no storage of personal data of the visitors of the website. If you visit another website in the Google Display Network below, you will see advertisements that are very likely to take account of previously accessed product and information areas.
Your data may also be transferred to the United States. An adequacy decision by the European Commission exists for data transfers to the USA.
Processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR out of the legitimate interest of targeting visitors to the website with advertising by placing personalized, interest-based advertising ads for visitors to the website of the provider when they visit other websites in the Google Display Network.
You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data based on Art. 6 (1) f GDPR at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation.
You can permanently deactivate the use of cookies by Google by following the link below and downloading and installing the plug-in provided there: https://support.google.com/ads/answer/7395996?hl=de
Alternatively, you can deactivate the use of cookies by third parties by calling up the deactivation page of the Network Advertising Initiative at https://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/ and implementing the further information on opt-out mentioned there.
You can find more information on Google remarketing and the associated data protection declaration at: https://www.google.com/privacy/ads/

Use of Google Adwords conversion tracking
We use the “Google AdWords” online advertising program on our website and, in this context, conversion tracking (visit campaign evaluation). Google Conversion Tracking is an analysis service provided by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”). If you click on an advertisement placed by Google, a cookie for the conversion tracking is placed on your computer. These cookies have a limited validity, do not contain any personal data and are therefore not used for personal identification. If you visit certain pages of our website and the cookie has not yet expired, Google and we can recognize that you clicked on the advertisement and were forwarded to this page. Every Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. There is therefore no possibility that cookies can be tracked via the websites of AdWords customers.
The information that is obtained using the conversion cookie is used to create conversion statistics. Here we find out the total number of users who clicked on one of our ads and were redirected to a page with a conversion tracking tag. However, we do not receive any information that can be used to personally identify users. Processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR based on the legitimate interest in targeted advertising and the analysis of the effectiveness and efficiency of this advertising.
You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data based on Art. 6 (1) f GDPR at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate technical settings in your browser software. However, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You will then not be included in the conversion tracking statistics.
You can also deactivate advertising that is personalized for you in the settings for advertising on Google. Instructions on how to do this can be found at https://support.google.com/ads/answer/2662922?hl=de You can also deactivate the use of cookies by third parties by visiting the deactivation page of the Network Advertising Initiative at https://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/ and implement the further information on opt-out mentioned there.
Further information and Google’s data protection declaration can be found at: https://www.google.de/policies/privacy/

We use the remarketing function “Custom Audiences” from Facebook Inc. (1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA; “Facebook”) on our website.
This function serves the purpose of targeting visitors to the website with interest-based advertising on the social network Facebook.
For this purpose, the remarketing tag from Facebook was implemented on the website. This tag connects directly to the Facebook servers when you visit the website. This tells the Facebook server which of our pages you have visited. Facebook assigns this information to your personal Facebook user account. When you visit the social network Facebook, you will then be shown personalized, interest-related Facebook ads. Processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR from the legitimate interest in the above-mentioned purpose.
You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data based on Art. 6 (1) f GDPR at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation.
To do this, you can deactivate the remarketing function “Custom Audiences” here. To do this, you must be logged in to Facebook.
You can find more information on the collection and use of data by Facebook, your rights in this regard and options for protecting your privacy in Facebook’s data protection information at https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/.

Use of Google AdSense
We use the Google Inc. AdSense function on our website (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”).
This function serves the purpose of renting advertising space on the website and targeting visitors to the website with interest-based advertising.
This function is used to display personalized, interest-based advertising ads from the Google Display Network to visitors to the provider’s website. Google uses cookies that enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google may transfer this information to third parties if this is required by law or if third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Under no circumstances will Google link your IP address with other Google data.
Processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR from the legitimate interest in the above-mentioned purpose.
You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data based on Art. 6 (1) f GDPR at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation.
You can permanently deactivate the use of cookies by Google by following the link below and downloading and installing the plug-in provided there: https://support.google.com/ads/answer/7395996?hl=de.
You can also deactivate the use of cookies by third parties by calling up the deactivation page of the Network Advertising Initiative at https://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/ and implementing the additional information on opt-out mentioned there.
You can also prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent.
You can find more information and Google’s privacy policy at: https://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads/, https://www.google.de/policies/privacy/

Use of Facebook plug-ins
This website uses the plug-in of the social network facebook.com, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). If you call up pages of our website with such a plug-in, a connection will be established to the Facebook servers and the plug-in will be displayed on the page by notifying your browser. This tells the Facebook server which of our pages you have visited. If you are logged in as a member of Facebook, Facebook assigns this information to your personal Facebook user account. When using the plug-in functions (e.g. clicking the “Like” button, submitting a comment), this information is also assigned to your Facebook account, which you can only prevent by logging out before using the plug-in.
If you do not want Facebook to assign the information collected directly to your Facebook profile, you must either log out of Facebook before visiting our website or block the loading of the Facebook plug-ins on our pages by using a “Facebook blocker” .
You can find more information on the collection and use of data by Facebook, your rights in this regard and options for protecting your privacy in Facebook’s data protection information: https://www.facebook.com/policy.php

Use of Twitter plug-ins
The functions of the Twitter service are integrated on our website. Twitter is a social media portal from Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, (USA).
We use Twitter plug-ins. If you call up a corresponding page that contains such a plug-in, the data is exchanged with the Twitter servers located in the USA. In the case of interactions that are possible with the various Twitter plug-ins, the corresponding information about you is collected and transmitted to Twitter and stored. If you are also a member of Twitter and logged in to Twitter while using the plug-in, the information collected about your website visit will be linked to your Twitter account and made known to other users.
If you do not want Twitter to link and combine the information with the data of your Twitter account, you must log out of Twitter before visiting our website.
Further information on the collection and use of data by Twitter can be found at https://twitter.com/privacy.

Use of Instagram plug-ins
This website uses plug-ins from the online service Instagram, which is operated by Instagram LLC., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA (“Instagram”).
If you call up pages of our website with such a plug-in, a connection is established to the Instagram servers and the plug-in is displayed on the page by notifying your browser. This means that both your IP address and the information about which of our pages you have visited are transmitted to the Instagram servers.
If you are logged in to Instagram, Instagram assigns this information to your personal user account. When using the plug-in functions (e.g. clicking the “Instagram” button), this information is also assigned to your Instagram account, which you can only prevent by logging out before using the plug-in.
If you do not want Instagram to assign the information collected directly to your Instagram account, you must either log out of Instagram before visiting our website or by using an add-on, e.g. the script blocker “NoScript” (noscript. net), block the loading of the Instagram plug-in on our website for your browser.
You can find more information on Instagram’s collection and use of data, your rights in this regard and options for protecting your privacy in Instagram’s data protection information: https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388

Use of YouTube
We use the function to embed YouTube videos from YouTube LLC on our website. (901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA; “YouTube”).
YouTube is a company affiliated with Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”).
The function displays videos stored on YouTube in an iFrame on the website. The option “Extended data protection mode” is activated. As a result, YouTube does not store any information about visitors to the website. Only when you watch a video, information about it is transmitted to YouTube and stored there.
You can find more information on the collection and use of data by YouTube and Google, your rights in this regard and options for protecting your privacy in YouTube’s data protection information (https://www.youtube.com/t/privacy).

Duration of storage
After completion of the contract, the data will be stored for the duration of the warranty period, then taking legal, especially tax and commercial retention periods into account and then deleted after the deadline, unless you have consented to further processing and use.

Rights of the data subject
If the legal requirements are met, you have the following rights under Articles 15 to 20 GDPR: Right to information, correction, deletion, restriction of processing, data portability.
In addition, according to Art. 21 (1) GDPR you have a right to object to processing based on Art. 6 (1) f GDPR, as well as processing for the purpose of direct advertising.

Contact us on request. The contact details can be found in our imprint.

Right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority
According to Art. 77 GDPR, you have the right to complain to the supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of your personal data is not lawful.