Data protection declaration

Data protection declaration


Unless stated otherwise below, the provision of your personal data is neither legally nor contractually obligatory,
nor required for conclusion of a contract. You are not obliged to provide your data. Not providing it will have no
consequences. This only applies as long as the processing procedures below do not state otherwise.
“Personal data” is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.


Server log files
You can use our websites without submitting personal data. Every time you access our website, user data is
transmitted by your internet browser and stored in protocol files (server log files). This stored data includes e.g.
name of the site called up, date and time of the request, amount of data transferred and the provider making the
request. This data serves exclusively to ensure smooth operation of our website and to improve our offering. It is
not possible to assign this data to a particular person.


Collection and processing when using the contact form
When you use the contact form we will only collect your personal data (name, email address, message text) in
the scope provided by you. The data processing is for the purpose of making contact. By submitting your
message you agree to the processing of your transmitted data. Processing will be carried out on the basis of art.
6 (1) lit. a GDPR with your consent.You can withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us without affecting
the legality of the processing carried out with your consent up to the withdrawal. We will only use your email
address to process your request. Finally your data will be deleted, unless you have agreed to further processing
and use.


Customer account
When you open a customer account, we will collect your personal data in the scope given there. The data
processing is for the purpose of improving your shopping experience and simplifying order processing. The
processing will be carried out on the basis of art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR with your consent. You can withdraw your
consent at any time by contacting us without affecting the legality of the processing carried out with your consent
up to the withdrawal. Your customer account will then be deleted.


Collection, processing, and use of personal data in orders
When you submit an order, we only collect and use your personal data where this is necessary for the fulfilment
and handling of your requests. The provision of data is necessary for conclusion of a contract. Failure to provide it
will prevent the conclusion of any contract. The processing will occur on the basis of art. 6 (1) lit. b GDPR and is
required for the fulfilment of a contract with you. We will not forward your data to third parties without your explicit
consent. This only excludes our service partners which we require in order to handle the contractual relationship
or service providers we use to process an order. Along with the recipients named in the clauses of this data
protection declaration, these may be recipients in the following categories: Shipping providers, payment service
providers, merchandise management service providers, service providers for order processing, web hosts, IT
service providers and dropshipping dealers. We will comply strictly with legal requirements in every case. The
scope of data transmission is restricted to a minimum.


‘Käufersiegel’ rating system
Our website uses the ‘Käufersiegel’ rating system by Händlerbund Management AG (Torgauer Straße 233 B,
04347 Leipzig). Following your order, we would like to ask you to evaluate and comment on your purchase with
us. We will write to you for this purpose in the course of processing the contract, making use of the technical
system of the provider of the ‘Käufersiegel’ rating tool in processing the order. Processing is carried out on the
basis of art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR due to our justified interest in truthful, verified evaluation of our services. You have
the right to veto this processing of your personal data according to art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR by contacting us,
for reasons relating to your personal situation.
Your email address will only be used for this purpose and in
particular will not be used for further advertising and will also not be forwarded to other third parties. The personal
data saved for this purpose in the technical system of the ‘Käufersiegel’ rating tool will be deleted three months
after the delivery of goods recorded for evaluation.


Use of your email address for mailing of newsletters
We use your email address outside of contractual processing exclusively to send you a newsletter for our own
marketing purposes, if you have explicitly agreed to this. The processing will be carried out on the basis of art. 6
(1) lit. a GDPR with your consent. You can withdraw your consent at any time without affecting the legality of the
processing carried out with your consent up to the withdrawal. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any
time using the relevant link in the newsletter or by contacting us. Your email address will then be removed from
the distributor.


Data collection and processing as part of a credit check
When paying in advance, e.g. by invoice or direct debit, we reserve the right to obtain a credit report on the basis
of mathematical and statistical processes using
SCHUFA Holding AG, Komoranweg 5, 65201 Wiesbaden. For this purpose we will transmit the personal data
required for a credit assessment to the above company and use the information received on the statistical
likelihood of a payment default for a balanced decision on the justification, execution or termination of the
contractual relationship. The credit check can include probability values (score values) which are calculated on
the basis of scientifically recognised mathematical and statistical procedures, taking address information among
other things into account. Your interests worthy of protection will be taken into account in accordance with legal
requirements. The data processing is for the purpose of credit checking for initiation of contract. Processing is
carried out on the basis of art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR due to our justified interest in protection from payment default
when paying in advance. You have the right to veto this processing of your personal data according to art.
6 (1) lit. f GDPR by contacting us, for reasons relating to your personal situation.
The provision of data is
required for conclusion of contract with your desired payment method. Failure to provide it will mean that the
contract cannot be concluded with your desired payment method.


Using PayPal
All PayPal transaction are covered by the PayPal Data Privacy Statement. You can found this at
https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-prev?locale.x=en_GB


Duration of storage
After contractual processing has been completed, the data is initially stored for the duration of the warranty
period, then in accordance with the retention periods prescribed by law, especially tax and commercial law, and
then deleted after the period has elapsed, unless you have agreed to further processing and use.


Rights of the affected person
If the legal requirements are fulfilled, you have the following rights according to art. 15 to 20 GDPR: Right to
information, correction, deletion, restriction of processing, data portability. You also have a right of objection
against processing based on art. 6 (1) GDPR, and to processing for the purposes of direct marketing, according
to art. 21 (1) GDPR.


Contact us at any time. Our contact details can be found in our imprint.


Right to complain to the regulatory authority
You have the right to complain to the regulatory authority according to art. 77 GDPR if you believe that your data
is not being processed legally.


last update: 25.04.2018