DECLARATION ON DATA PROTECTION


Collection of Data

When you visit our online shop, the IP address currently used by your computer, date and time, the browser type and the operating system of your computer, as well as the pages viewed, will be logged.Such data serve to continuously improve our online offers; however, they do not allow us, nor are they intended to allow u s, any conclusion as to personal data. As a general rule, the user shall be entitled to receive the information offered anonymously without any details on personal data. To allow us to proceed with an order, we will collect, process and use the data provided by the user during the order, in particular names, addresses and email addresses (hereinafter referred to as "personal data"). 


Purpose of Collection, Processing and Use

The personal data will exclusively be collected, processed and used for the purpose the user provides them for. We will use the data provided by you during the placement of an order or opening of a customer account without your separate consent exclusively to fulfil and process your order. Your personal data will be stored and processed exclusively on our servers. Your personal data will be passed on or otherwise transmitted to any third party only if necessary to fulfil the contract - including but not limited to order details to suppliers or shipping companies, for billing purposes - or upon your prior consent. Your data will be deleted when the contract has been fulfilled entirely and the purchase price has been paid in full after expiry of the retention period under tax and trade law unless you have expressly consented to their further use.


Cookies

We use "Cookies" to facilitate navigation when a page is called up and to optimize the provision of
information. Cookies are small text files that are downloaded onto your computer. Most of the cookies we use are deleted from your hard disc after the browser session is over (commonly referred to as session cookies).Other cookies will remain on your computer and allow us to recognize your computer upon your next visit (commonly referred to as permanent cookies).


Protection of Privacy

We undertake to protect the privacy of any user and guarantee that we collect, process and use any personal data in accordance with the German Law on Data Protection and the German Telemedia Law and to process and use them exclusively to fulfil the purposes defined above. To this end, we will commit our employees accordingly.


Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "Cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and allow for an analysis of your visit of the website. The information about your use of the website generated by the cookie (including your IP address) is transmitted to a Google server in the US and stored there. Google will use this information to analyse your use of the website, to draw up reports on website activities for the website operators ("Websitebetreiber") and to provide further services connected to the use of the website and the internet. Google may also transfer such information to third parties where required by law to do so or where third parties process such information on behalf of Google. In no event will Google link your IP address to other data of Google. If you do not wish cookies to be installed, you can adjust your browser software settings accordingly; please note, however, that you will then be unable to enjoy the full range of functions offered by this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of your personal data collected by Google as described above and for the above purpose.


Social Plugins

We use social plugins from the social network facebook.com. The latter is operated by the company Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, US and identified by a Facebook logo or the supplement "Facebook Social Plugin". We also use the "+1" button of the social network Google Plus. The operator ("Betreiber") of Google Plus is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States ("Google"). When you access one of our webpages with a social plugin, a connection to the servers of Facebook and/or Google will automatically be established which directly transmits the content for the social plugin to your browser and embed it into the website. Information will be shared about your visit to our webpages. Embedding the plugin ensures that Facebook or Google is notified that you have visited a particular page of our webpages. When you are logged in with Facebook or Google at the same time, Facebook or Google can attribute the data to your Facebook or Google account. Any actions connected to the plugin, such as clicking on the "Like" button and adding a comment, will be transmitted and saved there. If you are a member of Facebook or Google Plus and object to thecollection of your data and their combination with your data saved there, you should log off of Facebook or Google before you visit our website. If you are not a member of Facebook or Google and/or you have logged off of Facebook or Google before your visit to our website, Facebook or Google may still find out and save your IP address. Please refer to the privacy policies of Facebook or Google, which are accessible via the link Policy, for the purpose and scope of data collection and further processing and use of your data by Facebook or Google as well as your rights in this respect and settings options for the protection of your privacy.


Rights of Affected Persons

An affected person has the right to blocking and erasure as guaranteed in the German Law on Data Protection. Besides, we will inform you in writing as to whether any or which personal data we have stored about you upon request. If, despite our endeavours to ensure that all data is accurate and up to date, we have stored any incorrect information, we will correct this upon your request.


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