Data privacy statement

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 our website is accessed, usage data is transmitted to us or our web host / IT service provider through your Internet browser and stored in log data (so-called server log files). These stored data include e.g. the name of the page accessed, date and time of access, the IP address, the amount of data transferred and the requesting provider. Processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR based on our overriding legitimate interest in ensuring the trouble-free operation of our website and in order to improve our offer

Customer account and orders

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 takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 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 and transfer of personal data when placing orders
We only collect and process 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 takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR and is required for the performance of a contract with you. Your data will be passed on, for example, to the shipping companies and dropshipping providers, payment service providers, service providers for order processing and IT service providers you have selected. In all cases, we strictly observe the legal requirements. The amount of data transmission is limited to a minimum.

Contact Newsletter

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 takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 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 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 takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 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.

Shipping service provider merchandise management 

Forwarding of the email address to the shipping company for information about the shipping status.
We will pass on your email address to the shipping company as part of the contract, provided you have expressly agreed to this during the ordering process. The purpose of the transfer is to inform you of the shipping status by email. Processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 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 up to the point of revocation.

Use of an external ERP system
We use an ERP system for order processing in the context of order implementation. For this purpose, your personal data collected as part of the order will be conveyed to Billbee GmbH, Paulinenstrasse 54, 32756 Detmold.

Payment service provider credit report

Use of 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-full

Use of PayPal Express
On our website we use the PayPal Express payment service from PayPal (Europe) S.à.r.l. et Cie, S.C.A. (22-24 Boulevard Royal L-2449, Luxembourg; "PayPal"). The data processing serves the purpose of being able to offer you payment via the PayPal Express payment service.

To integrate this payment service, it is necessary for PayPal to collect, save and analyze data (e.g. IP address, device type, operating system, browser type, location of your device) when you visit the website. Cookies can also be used for this. The cookies enable your browser to be recognized. This data processing, in particular the setting of cookies, takes place with your consent on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR. 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.

With the selection and use of PayPal Express, the data required for payment processing will be transmitted to PayPal in order to be able to fulfill the contract with you with the chosen payment method. This processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR. You can find more information on data processing when using the PayPal Express payment service in the associated data protection declaration here.

Use of personal data when Klarna is selected as the payment method.
If you have opted for Klarna's payment services Klarna Invoice and / or Klarna Installment Purchase as a payment option, you have consented to us providing the following personal data, such as first and last name, address, date of birth, necessary for processing the invoice purchase and an identity and credit check , gender, email address, IP address, telephone number and the data necessary to process the purchase on account, which are related to the order, such as the number of items, item number, invoice amount and taxes in percent, to be collected and transmitted to Klarna. The data processing serves the purpose of offering the payment methods invoice purchase and hire purchase as well as the necessary credit check. Processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 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.
This data is transmitted so that Klarna can create an invoice for the processing of your purchase with the invoice processing you require and carry out an identity and credit check. Klarna needs the buyer's personal data in order to obtain information from credit agencies for the purpose of identity and credit check. In Germany, these can be the following credit bureaus:
- Schufa Holding AG, Kormoranweg 5, 65203 Wiesbaden - Bürgel Wirtschaftsinformationen GmbH & Co. KG, Postfach 5001 66, 22701 Hamburg
- Creditreform Bremen Seddig KG, Contrescarpe 17, 28203 Bremen - infoscore Consumer Data GmbH, Rheinstrasse 99, 76532 Baden-Baden.
In the context of the decision on the justification, implementation or termination of the contractual relationship, Klarna collects and uses, apart from an address check, information about previous payment behavior of the buyer as well as probability values ​​for this behavior in the future. Klarna calculates these score values on the basis of a scientifically recognized mathematical-statistical method. Klarna will also use your address data. If this calculation shows that your creditworthiness is not given, Klarna will inform you immediately.

Revocation of the use of personal data by Klarna
1. You can revoke your consent to the use of personal data by Klarna at any time. However, Klarna may still be entitled to process, use and transmit the personal data, insofar as this is necessary for the contractual payment processing by Klarna services, is legally required, or is required by a court or an authority.
2. Of course you can get information about the personal data saved by Klarna at any time. This right is guaranteed by the Federal Data Protection Act. If you as a buyer wish this or if you want to inform Klarna about changes to the stored data, you can contact datenschutz@klarna.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 accesses 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 these 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.
Processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR based on our overriding legitimate interest in ensuring the optimal functionality of the website as well as a user-friendly and effective design of our offer. Cookies are stored on your computer. Therefore, you have full control over the use of cookies. By selecting the appropriate technical settings in your Internet browser, you can be notified before cookies are set and decide individually whether to accept them, as well as prevent cookies from being stored and the data they contain from being transmitted. 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. The following the links explain 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

Technically necessary cookies
Unless otherwise stated in the data protection declaration below, we only use these technically necessary cookies for the purpose of making our offer more user-friendly, more effective and more 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. Processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR based on our overriding legitimate interest in ensuring the optimal functionality of the website and a user-friendly and effective design of our offer. You have the right to object to processing based on the GDPR relating to your personal data, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, at any time in accordance to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit.

Analysis & Tracking

The data processing described below in this section, in particular the setting of cookies, is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR based on our overriding legitimate interest:
- on the needs-based and targeted design of the website, e.g. with analysis and statistics tools.
You have the right for reasons that arise from your particular situation, at any time according to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. to object to processing based on the GDPR relating to your personal data.

Use of Google Analytics
We use the web analysis service Google Analytics from Google LLC on our website. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google"). If your habitual residence is based in the European Economic Area or Switzerland, Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland) is responsible for your data. Google Ireland Limited is therefore the company affiliated with Google, which is responsible for the processing of your data and complying to the applicable data protection laws.
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 monitor your use of the website, to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities and to provide other services related to website and internet use 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. This means that your IP address will be used by Google with member states of the European Union or in other previously made contracting states to 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 has certified itself according to the US-EU data protection agreement “Privacy Shield” and thus committed to comply with the European data protection guidelines.
Data processing, in particular the setting of cookies, takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR from the legitimate interest in the needs-based and targeted design of our website. You have the right to object to processing based on the GDPR relating to your personal data, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, at any time in accordance to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit.

You can prevent Google from collecting the data generated by cookies and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link [https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de].
To prevent data collection and storage 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 delete the opt-out cookie, requests will be sent to Google again. If you click here, the opt-out cookie will be set: Deactivate Google Analytics. You can find more information on terms of use and data protection at https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html and under https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/.

Use of the Facebook Pixel
On our website we use the remarketing function "Custom Audiences" from Facebook Inc. (1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA; "Facebook"). The application 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. With this tag a direct connection to the Facebook servers is established when you visit the website.

This way the facebook server receives information on which of our pages you have visited. Facebook assigns this information to your personal Facebook user account. If you visit the social network Facebook, you will then receive personalized, interest-related Facebook

Ads. Your data may be transferred to the United States. Facebook has certified itself according to the US-EU data protection agreement “Privacy Shield” and thus committed to comply with the European data protection guidelines.

Data processing, in particular the setting of cookies, takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR from the legitimate interest in the needs-based and targeted design of our website. You have the right to object to processing based on the GDPR relating to your personal data, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, at any time in accordance to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. You can deactivate the remarketing function "Custom Audiences" here.

Further information on the collection and use of data by Facebook, your rights and options concerning protection of your privacy can be found in Facebook's data protection information at https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/.

Plug-ins

Use of Facebook-Plug-ins
This website uses the plugins of the social network facebook.com, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook"). If you access 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 informs 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 Facebook's collection and use of data, 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 Pinterest-Plug-ins
This website uses plug-ins from the social network Pinterest, which is operated by Pinterest Inc., 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA ("Pinterest"). You can find the different logos that contain the plug-in (e.g. "Pin-it button" or the "P" button) under the following link: https://business.pinterest.com/pin-it-button/ If you access a corresponding page on our website that contains such a plug-in, a link is established between your computer and the servers of Pinterest and the plug-in is displayed on the page by notifying your browser. Both your IP address and the information about which of our pages you have visited are transmitted to the Pinterest server in the USA. This applies regardless of whether you are registered or logged in to Pinterest. A transmission also takes place for users who are not registered or not logged in. If you are also a member of Pinterest and logged on to Pinterest during the time you use the plug-in, the information collected about your visit to the site will be linked to your Pinterest account and made known to other users. In the case of interactions that are possible with the various Pinterest plug-ins, the corresponding information about you is collected and transmitted to Pinterest and stored. If you do not want Pinterest to link and merge the information with the data of your Pinterest account, you must log out of Pinterest before visiting our website. Get more information about Pinterest's collection and use of data can be found here: https://about.pinterest.com/de/privacy-policy

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 access 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 through the use of an add-on, for example 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 GoogleMaps
We use the function for embedding Google Maps from Google LLC on our website (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google").
If your habitual residence is in the European Economic Area or Switzerland, Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland) is responsible for your data. Google Ireland Limited is therefore the company affiliated with Google, which is responsible for the processing of your data and complying with the applicable data protection laws. The function enables the visual display of geographic information and interactive maps. Google also collects, processes and uses data from visitors to the website when accessing the pages in which GoogleMaps maps are integrated. Your data may also be transferred to the United States. Google has been certified under the US-EU data protection agreement “Privacy Shield” and thus is obliged to comply with the European data protection guidelines.

Processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR from the legitimate interest in the needs-based and targeted design of our website.

Data processing, in particular the setting of cookies, takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR from the legitimate interest in the needs-based and targeted design of our website. You have the right to object to processing based on the GDPR relating to your personal data, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, at any time in accordance to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. You can find more information on the collection and use of data by Google in Google's data protection information at https://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html. There you can also change your settings in the data protection center in order for you to be able to manage and protect your data that is processed by Google.

Data subject rights and storage period

Duration of data retention
After completion of the contract, the data will be stored for the duration of the warranty period, then deleted after the deadline taking legal, in particular tax and commercial, retention periods into account 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 Art. 15 to 20 GDPR to: Right to information, correction, deletion, restriction of processing, data portability.
In addition, according to Art. 21 Para. 1 GDPR you have a right to object to processing based on Art. 6 Para. 1 f GDPR and processing for the purpose of direct advertising. Contact us on request. The contact details can be found in our imprint.

Right to appeal with the supervisory authority
According to Art. 77 GDPR, you have the right to make an appeal with the supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of your personal data is not lawful.

Right of appeal
The personal data processing listed here is based on our legitimate interest in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR, you have the right to object to this processing at any time with future effect for reasons that arise from your particular situation. After the objection has been made, the processing of the data concerned will be terminated, unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate reasons for the processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or if the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims. If personal data processing takes place for the purposes of direct advertising, you can object to this processing at any time by notifying us. After the objection has been made, we will stop processing the data concerned for the purpose of direct advertising.

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