Privacy Policy

Unless otherwise stated below, the provision of your personal information is neither required by law nor by contract nor required to conclude a contract. You are not required to provide the data. A non-provisioning has no consequences. This applies only insofar as no other indication is given in the subsequent processing operations.
"Personal Data" means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.

Server log files
You can visit our websites without giving any personal information. Every time you access our website, usage data is transmitted through your Internet browser and stored in log data (server log files). These stored data include, for example, the name of the page accessed, the date and time of the retrieval, the amount of data transferred and the requesting provider. These data are used solely to ensure trouble-free operation of our website and to improve our offer. An assignment of this data to a specific person is not possible.

Collection and processing when using the contact form
When using the contact form, we collect your personal data (name, e-mail address, message text) only in the scope provided by you. The data processing serves the purpose of establishing contact. By submitting your message, you consent to the processing of the transmitted data. The processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. a DSGVO with your consent.
You may revoke your consent at any time by notifying us without affecting the legality of the processing on the basis of the consent to revocation. We only use your e-mail address to process your request. Your data will then be deleted, unless you have consented to the further processing and use.

Using Google reCAPTCHA
We use the reCAPTCHA service of Google Inc. on our website (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google"). The query is for the purpose of distinguishing whether the input is by a human or automated, machine processing. The query includes the sending of 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, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of this service. The IP address sent by your browser as part of reCaptcha will not be merged with other data provided by Google. If necessary, your data will also be transmitted to the USA. For data transfers to the US, there is an adequacy decision of the European Commission, the "Privacy Shield". Google participates in the "Privacy Shield" and has submitted to the specifications. By pressing the query, you consent to the processing of your data. The processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. a DSGVO with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time without affecting the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent to revocation.
For more information about Google reCAPTCHA and its privacy policy, please visit:
https://policies.google.com/privacy

Account
When opening a customer account, we collect your personal data in the scope indicated there. The purpose of data processing is to improve your shopping experience and simplify order processing. The processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. a DSGVO with your consent. You may revoke your consent at any time by notifying us without affecting the legality of the processing on the basis of the consent to revocation. Your customer account will be deleted afterwards.

Data collection in the Constitution of a comment
When commenting on an article or article, we collect your personal data (name, e-mail address, commentary text) only in the scope provided by you. The purpose of the processing is to allow comments and comments. By submitting the comment you consent to the processing of the transmitted data. The processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. a DSGVO with your consent. You may revoke your consent at any time by notifying us without affecting the lawfulness of the processing based on the consent to revocation. Your personal data will be deleted afterwards.

Collection, processing and use of personal data for orders
When ordering, we collect and use your personal data only to the extent necessary to fulfill and process your order and to process your requests. The provision of the data is required for the conclusion of the contract. Non-provisioning means that no contract can be concluded. The processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. b DSGVO and is required to fulfill a contract with you. A transfer of your data to third parties without your express consent is not. Excluded from this are only our service partners, which we need to process the contractual relationship or service providers of which we use in the context of order processing. In addition to the recipients named in the respective clauses of this privacy policy, these include, for example, recipients of the following categories: shipping service providers, payment service providers, merchandise management service providers, order processing service providers, web hosting providers, IT service providers and dropshipping retailers. In all cases, we strictly adhere to the legal requirements. The amount of data transmission is limited to a minimum.

Buyers Seal Rating System
We use on our website the buyer seal rating system of the dealer federation management AG (Torgauer road 233 B, 04347 Leipzig). After your order we would like to ask you to rate your purchase with us and to comment. For this purpose, you will be contacted by us as part of the contract, whereby we use the technical system of the provider of the buyer seal rating tool in the context of a contract processing. The processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO from the legitimate interest in truthful, verified evaluations of our services. You have the right for reasons that arise from your particular situation at any time against them on Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO based processing of your personal data by means of a notice to us. Your e-mail address will only be used for this purpose and in particular not for further advertising and will not be passed on to other third parties. The personal data stored in this context in the technical system of the Buyer Seal Valuation Tool will be deleted 3 months after the goods delivery entered for the valuation.

Using the e-mail address to receive newsletters
Regardless of the contract, we use your e-mail address solely for our own advertising purposes to send you newsletters, if you have expressly consented to this. The processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. a DSGVO with your consent. You may revoke your consent at any time without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of your consent until your revocation. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time using the corresponding link in the newsletter or by notifying us. Your e-mail address will then be removed from the mailing list.

Using the e-mail address for sending direct mail
We use your e-mail address, which we obtained in connection with the sale of a good or service, for the electronic transmission of advertising for own goods or services, which are similar to those, which you already acquired with us, as far as this Use did not contradict. The provision of the e-mail address is required for the conclusion of the contract. Non-provisioning means that no contract can be concluded. The processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO from the legitimate interest in direct mail. You may object to this use of your e-mail address at any time by notifying us. The contact details for the exercise of the contradiction can be found in the imprint. You can also use the dedicated link in the promotional e-mail. There are no other costs than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs.

Forwarding the e-mail address to shipping companies for information about the shipping status
We will pass on your e-mail address as part of the contract to the transport company, if you have explicitly agreed to this in the ordering process. The purpose of the disclosure is to inform you by e-mail about the delivery status. The processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. a DSGVO with your consent. You may revoke your consent at any time by notifying us or the transport company without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation.

Use of an external merchandise management system
We use a merchandise management system as part of order processing for contract execution. Your personal data collected during the order process will be used for this purpose

JTL Software GmbH, Rheinstr. 7, 41836 Huckelhoven, Germany transmitted.

Use of PayPal
All PayPal transactions are subject to the PayPal Privacy Policy. These can be found under 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 the Internet browser on the computer system of a user. When a user visits a website, a cookie may be stored on the user's operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic string that allows the browser to be uniquely identified when the website is reopened. We use cookies for the purpose of making our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Furthermore, cookies enable our systems to recognize your browser even after a page change and offer you services. Some features of our website can not be offered without the use of cookies. For these, it is necessary that the browser is recognized even after a page break.

In addition, we use cookies on our website for the purpose of enabling an analysis of the surfing behavior of our site visitors.

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

The processing is based on the § 15 (3) TMG and Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO from the legitimate interest in the above-mentioned purposes.
The data collected by you in this way will be pseudonymised by technical means. An assignment of the data to your person is therefore no longer possible. The data will not be stored by you together with other personal data.
You have the right, for reasons arising out of your particular situation, to object at any time to the processing of personal data relating to you under Art. 6 (1) f DSGVO.
Cookies are stored on your computer. Therefore, you have full control over the use of cookies. By selecting appropriate technical settings in your internet browser, you can prevent the storage of cookies and transmission of the data contained therein. Already saved cookies can be deleted at any time. We point out, however, that you may not be able to use all the features of this website in full.
Under the links below you can find out how to manage (among other things disable) cookies on 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 Google Analytics web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, "Google"). Data processing is for 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 provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
Google Analytics uses cookies that allow you to analyze the use of the website. The information generated by the cookies about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. IP anonymisation is activated on this website. This will make your IP addr
Google has previously shortened within Member States of the European Union or in other Contracting States to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. Your data may be transmitted to the United States. There is an adequacy decision by the European Commission for data transfers to the US. The processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO from the legitimate interest in the needs-based and targeted design of the website. You have the right, for reasons arising out of your particular situation, to object at any time to the processing of personal data relating to you under Art. 6 (1) f DSGVO.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by selecting appropriate technical settings of your browser software; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest extent possible. You may further prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of 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 Google Analytics tracking across devices, you can set an opt-out cookie. Opt-out cookies prevent future collection of your data when you visit this website. You must opt-out on all systems and devices used to make it work. If you click here, the opt-out cookie will be set: disable Google Analytics.
For more information about Terms of Use and Privacy, please see https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html or by https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/.

Using Google Adwords Conversion Tracking
We use the online advertising program "Google AdWords" on our website and, in this context, conversion tracking (visit evaluation). Google Conversion Tracking is an analytics service provided by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google"). When you click on an ad served by Google, a conversion tracking cookie will be placed on your machine. These cookies have a limited validity, contain no personal data and are therefore not for personal identification. If you visit certain pages on our website and the cookie has not expired, Google and we may recognize that you have clicked on the ad and have been redirected to this page. Each Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. Thus, there is no way that cookies can be tracked through the websites of advertisers.
The information obtained with the help of the conversion cookie is used to create conversion statistics. This tells us the total number of users who clicked on one of our ads and were redirected to a conversion tracking tag page. However, we do not receive any information that personally identifies users. The processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO from the legitimate interest in targeted advertising and the analysis of the impact and efficiency of this advertising.
You have the right, for reasons arising out of your particular situation, to object at any time to the processing of personal data relating to you under Art. 6 (1) f DSGVO.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by selecting appropriate technical settings of your browser software. We point out, however, that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website in full. You will not be included in the conversion tracking statistics.
You can also opt out of personalized advertising in Google Ads Ads Settings. For instructions, see https://support.google.com/ads/answer/2662922?hl=de In addition, you may disable third party cookies use by opting out of the Network Advertising Initiative deactivation page https://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/ and to convert the further information on the opt-out mentioned there.
Additional information as well as the privacy policy of Google, please visit: https://www.google.de/policies/privacy/

Using the Zendesk Chat live chat system
We use Zendesk Inc.'s live chat system on our website (1019 Market Street, 6th Floor, San Francisco, California 94103, USA, "Zendesk").
The system serves the purpose of communication between you and us as a provider. From this data, usage profiles can be created under a pseudonym. Cookies are used for this purpose. Cookies enable recognition of the Internet browser.
If necessary, your data will be transmitted to the USA. There is an adequacy decision by the European Commission for data transfers to the US. If Zendesk transmits the data to other third countries for which there is no adequacy decision, this is done on the basis of binding internal data protection regulations in accordance with Art. Art. 47 DSGVO. These regulations are visible under https://d1eipm3vz40hy0.cloudfront.net/pdf/ZENDESK – BCR Processor Policy.pdf
and https://d1eipm3vz40hy0.cloudfront.net/pdf/ZENDESK-BCR-Controller-Policy.pdf.
The processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO from the legitimate interest in direct customer communication.
You have the right, for reasons arising out of your particular situation, to object at any time to the processing of personal data relating to you under Art. 6 (1) f DSGVO.
You can exercise the objection by preventing the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly. We point out, however, that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website in full.
For more information about how Zendesk collects and uses the data, your rights, and ways to protect your privacy, see the Zendesk Privacy Policy https://www.zendesk.com/company/customers-partners/privacy-policy/.

Using social plugins by "Shariff"
We use social networking plugins on our website. To keep control over your data, we use the privacy-protected "Shariff" buttons.
Without your express consent, no links will be made to the servers of the social networks and consequently no data will be transmitted.
"Shariff" is a development of the specialists of the computer magazine c't. It allows for more privacy on the network and replaces the usual "share" buttons on social networks. More information about the Shariff project can be found here https://www.heise.de/ct/artikel/Shariff-Social-Media-Buttons-mit-Datenschutz-2467514.html.
When you click the button a pop-up window where you can log in with your data with the provider. Only after this active login by providing access to the social network is established.
By logging in, you give your consent to the transfer of your data to the respective social media provider. Among other things, both your IP address and the information on which of our pages you have visited are transmitted. If you are connected to one or more of your social network accounts at the same time, the collected information will also be associated with your corresponding profiles. You can only prevent this assignment by logging out of your social media accounts before visiting our website and before activating the buttons. The following social networks are integrated by means of the "Shariff" function.
For more information on the scope and purpose of the collection and use of data, as well as your related rights and ways to protect your privacy, see the linked privacy policy of the provider.

Google Inc. Google+ (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, California, 94043 USA) https://www.google.com/intl/de/+/policy/+1button.html

Facebook of Facebook Inc. (1601 S. California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA) https://www.facebook.com/policy.php

Twitter of Twitter Inc. (795 Folsom St., 600 Suite, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA) https://twitter.com/privacy

Pinterest of Pinterest Inc. (635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA) https://about.pinterest.com/de/privacy-policy

Instagram of the Instagram LLC. (1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA94025, USA) https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388

Xing of XING SE (Dammtorstrasse 30, 20354 Hamburg) https://www.xing.com/privacy

Use of Facebook plug-ins
This website uses the plug-ins of the facebook.com social network operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook"). When you visit any page of our site that has such a plug-in, it will connect to the Facebook servers and display the plug-in by notifying your browser on the page. This will be transmitted to 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 (eg clicking the "Like" button, submitting a comment), this information will also be 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 associate the collected information directly with 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" ,
For more information on the collection and use of data by Facebook, about your rights and options to protect your privacy in the privacy policies of Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/policy.php

Use the Google "+ 1" button
This website uses the "+ 1" button of the Google Plus social network of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, California, 94043 USA, ("Google"). When you visit a page marked "+ 1" on our website, it will connect to Google's servers in the United States and display the button on the page by notifying your browser. Here, both your IP address and the information of which of our pages you have visited, sent to the Google server. This applies regardless of whether you are registered or logged in to Google Plus. Even with non-registered or not logged in users will be transmitted. The "+ 1" button is not used to track your visits to the Internet. Google does not permanently log your browsing history when displaying a "+ 1" button and does not otherwise evaluate your visit to a page with the "+ 1" button. Google stores about two weeks of data about your visit for system maintenance and troubleshooting purposes. However, this data is not structured according to individual profiles, usernames or URLs and will not be forwarded to us. Additionally, if you are a member of Google Plus and you log in to Google Plus at the time you use the plug-in, the information you collect about your page visit will be linked to your Google Plus account and shared with other users. Also in the case of interactions that are possible with the various Google plug-ins, the information about you will be collected, transmitted to Google and stored. An overview of the different types of Google Plug-ins can be viewed here: https://developers.google.com/+/web/

If you've made your profile public in Google Plus's settings, Google may include your "+ 1" as a reference along with your profile name and photo in Google services, such as search results or your Google profile, or other places on websites and advertisements on the Internet. If you do not want Google to map the collected information directly to your Google Plus profile, you'll need to log out of Google Plus before visiting our website.
For more information on the collection and use of data by Google, about your rights and ways to protect your privacy, please see the privacy notices of Google: www.google.com/intl/de/+/policy/+1button.html.

You also have the option to prevent Google plug-ins from being loaded by installing add-ons in your browser.

Use of Twitter plug-ins
On our website the functions of the service Twitter are included. Twitter is a social media portal of Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., 600 Suite, San Francisco, CA 94107, (USA).
We use Twitter plug-ins. If you visit a page containing such a plug-in, the data will be exchanged with Twitter's servers located in the United States. Also in the case of interactions that are possible with the various Twitter plug-ins, the information about you will be collected and transmitted to Twitter and stored. If you are also a member of Twitter and during the time you use the plug-in, logged in to Twitter, the information collected about your website visit will be linked to your Twitter account and shared with other users.
If you do not want Twitter to link and merge the information with the data on your Twitter account, you must log out to Twitter before visiting our site.
For more information on the collection and use of data through Twitter, please visit https://twitter.com/privacy.

Use the XING Share button
This website uses the "XING Share Button". When this page is accessed, your browser will shortly establish a connection to XING AG servers ("XING") with which the "XING Share Button" functions (in particular the calculation / display of the counter value) are provided. XING does not store any personal data about you by calling this page. In particular, XING does not store any IP addresses. There is also no evaluation of your usage behavior via the use of cookies in connection with the "XING Share Button". The current data protection information on the "XING Share Button" and additional information can be found on this website: https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection

Using Pinterest plug-ins
This site uses plug-ins from the Pinterest social network operated by Pinterest Inc., 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA ("Pinterest").
The different logos that contain the plug-in (eg "Pin-it-Button" or the "P" button) can be viewed at the following link: https://business.pinterest.com/pin-it-button/
When you visit a page on our website that contains such a plug-in, a link is made between your computer and Pinterest's servers, and the plug-in is displayed by notifying your browser on the page. Both your IP address and the information of 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. Even with non-registered or not logged in users will be transmitted.
Additionally, if you are a member of Pinterest and you log in to Pinterest at the time you use the plug-in, the information you collect about your page visit will be linked to your Pinterest account and shared with other users. Also in the case of interactions that are possible with the various Pinterest plug-ins, the relevant information about you will be collected and transmitted to Pinterest and stored.
If you do not want Pinterest to link and merge the information with your Pinterest account information, you must log out of Pinterest before visiting our website. For more information about how Pinterest collects and uses data, see https://about.pinterest.com/de/privacy-policy

Use of Instagram plug-ins
This site uses plug-ins from the online Instagram service operated by Instagram LLC, 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA ("Instagram").
When you visit any page of our site that has such a plug-in, it will connect to the Instagram servers and display the plug-in by notifying your browser on the page. This will send to the Instagram server both your IP address and the information on which of our pages you have visited.
If you are logged in to Instagram, Instagram assigns this information to your personal user account. When using the plug-in functions (eg 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 map the collected information directly to your Instagram account, you must either log out of Instagram before visiting our website, or log in using the add-on, such as the script blocker "NoScript" (noscript. net), block your browser from loading the Instagram plug-in on our website.
For more information on collecting and using the data through Instagram, your rights and ways to protect your privacy, please refer to the privacy policy of Instagram: https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388

Use of YouTube
We use the YouTube LLC Embedding feature 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 feature displays videos deposited with YouTube in an iframe on the website. The option "Extended Privacy Mode" is activated. As a result, YouTube does not store information about visitors to the site. Only when you watch a video will information be transmitted to and stored on YouTube.
For more information about the collection and use of data by YouTube and Google, your rights and how to protect your privacy, see the YouTube Privacy Policy (https://www.youtube.com/t/privacy).

Using Google Maps
We use Google Inc.'s Embed Google Maps feature on our website (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google").
The feature allows the visual display of geographic information and interactive maps. In doing so, Google also collects, processes and uses data from visitors to the websites when visiting the pages in which GoogleMaps maps are integrated.
If necessary, your data will also be transmitted to the USA. There is an adequacy decision by the European Commission for data transfers to the US.
The processing is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO from the legitimate interest in the needs-based and targeted design of our website.
For more information about the collection and use of data by Google, see Google's Privacy Policy https://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html, There you can also change your settings in the privacy center so that you can manage and protect your data processed by Google.

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

Rights of the person concerned
You are entitled to the following rights under Art. 15 to 20 DSGVO if the legal prerequisites are met: Right to information, to correction, to deletion, to restriction of processing, to data portability.
In addition, according to Art. 21 (1) GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing based on Art. 6 (1) f DSGVO and the processing for the purpose of direct mail.

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

Right of appeal to the supervisory authority
In accordance with Art. 77 DSGVO, you have the right to complain to the supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of your personal data is not lawful.

last update: 25.04.2018