Data protection



Unless otherwise specified 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 giving any personal information.

Every time you access our website, usage data is transmitted to us or our web host / IT service provider via your Internet browser and stored in log data (so-called server log files). These stored data include e.g. the name of the page called up, the date and time of the call, the IP address, the amount of data transferred and the requesting provider. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f GDPR out of our predominantly legitimate interest in ensuring the trouble-free operation of our website and improving our offer.

 



Customer account orders



Customer account

When you open a customer account, we collect your personal data to the extent specified there. The data processing serves the purpose of improving your shopping experience and simplifying order processing. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. a GDPR with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time by notifying us, without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation. Your customer account will then be deleted.



Collection, processing and transfer of personal data for orders

When you place an order, 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 provide it has the consequence that no contract can be concluded. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. b GDPR and is necessary 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 selected by you. In all cases, we strictly observe the legal requirements. The amount of data transmission is limited to a minimum.

 



Contact Reviews



Collection and processing when using the contact form

When you use the contact form, we only collect your personal data (name, email address, message text) to the extent that you have made available. The data processing serves the purpose of establishing contact. By sending your message, you consent to the processing of the transmitted data. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. a GDPR with your consent.

You can revoke your consent at any time by notifying us, without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation. 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.



Data collection when writing a comment

When you comment on an article or a contribution, we collect your personal data (name, e-mail address, comment text) only to the extent that you have made available. The processing serves the purpose of enabling comments and displaying comments. By sending the comment, you consent to the processing of the transmitted data. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. a GDPR with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time by notifying us without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to the time of revocation. Your personal data will then be deleted.



When you publish your comment, only the name you have given will be published.





Merchandise management



Use of an external inventory control system

We use a merchandise management system for contract processing as part of order processing. For this purpose, your personal data collected as part of the order will be sent to

plentymarkets GmbH, Bürgermeister-Brunner-Strasse 15, 34117 Kassel

transmitted.



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. When a user calls up a website, a cookie can be stored on the user's operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic string of characters that enables the browser to be clearly identified when the website is accessed again.

We use these cookies for the purpose of making our offer more user-friendly, more effective and safer. 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 changing pages.

The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f GDPR out of our predominant legitimate interest in ensuring the optimal functionality of the website and a user-friendly and effective design of our offer.

Cookies are saved on your computer. You therefore 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 individually decide whether to accept them and 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 following links you can find out how you can manage cookies in the most important browsers (including deactivating them):

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

 



analysis



The data processing described below in this section, in particular the setting of cookies, is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR out of our overriding legitimate interest:



- on the needs-based and targeted design of the website, e.g. for analysis and statistics tools



You have the right, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, at any time to refer to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR-based processing of your personal data.



Use of Google Analytics

We use the web analysis service Google Analytics from Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google") on our website.

The 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 the website operator with other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

Google Analytics uses cookies, which enable your use of the website to be analyzed. 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 anonymization is activated on this website. This means that your IP address is shortened beforehand by Google 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 transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there in exceptional cases.

Google has certified itself according to the US-EU data protection agreement “Privacy Shield” and is therefore obliged to comply with European data protection guidelines.

You can 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 downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install it [https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de].

You can set an opt-out cookie to prevent data collection and storage by Google Analytics across all devices. 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.

You can find more information on terms of use and data protection at https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html or at https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/.



Plug-ins



Use of YouTube

We use the YouTube LLC function for embedding YouTube videos 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 shows videos stored on YouTube in an iFrame on the website. The “Extended data protection mode” option is activated. As a result, YouTube does not store any information about website visitors. Only when you watch a video is information about it transmitted to YouTube and stored there. Your data may be transmitted to the USA. Google has certified itself according to the US-EU data protection agreement “Privacy Shield” and is thus obliged to comply with European data protection guidelines.

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).

 

Use of Google reCAPTCHA

We use the reCAPTCHA service from Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”) on our website. The query serves the purpose of differentiating the input by a person or by automated, machine processing. Your input will be transmitted to Google and used there. In addition, the IP address and any other data required by Google for the reCAPTCHA service will be transmitted to Google. These data are processed by Google within the European Union and, if necessary, also transmitted to the USA. Google has certified itself according to the US-EU data protection agreement “Privacy Shield” and is thus obliged to comply with European data protection guidelines.

The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f GDPR for the legitimate interest of protecting our website from automated spying, abuse and SPAM.

You can find more information about Google reCAPTCHA and the associated data protection declaration at: https://www.google.com/recaptcha/intro/android.html and https://www.google.com/privacy.



Affected rights and storage duration



Duration of storage

After the contract has been fully processed, the data is initially stored for the duration of the warranty period, then taking into account statutory, in particular tax and commercial retention periods, 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 according to Art. 15 to 20 GDPR on: Right to information, to correction, to deletion, to restriction of processing, to data portability.

In addition, according to Art. 21 Para. 1 GDPR, you have the right to object to processing based on Art. 6 Para. 1 f GDPR, as well as against processing for the purpose of direct mail.



Contact us if you wish. The contact details can be found in our imprint.



Right of appeal to the supervisory authority

According to Art. 77 GDPR, you have the right to complain to the supervisory authority if you are of the opinion that your personal data is not being processed lawfully.



Right to object

If the personal data processing listed here is based on our legitimate interest according to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR, you have the right, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, to object to this processing at any time with effect for the future.

After the objection has been made, the processing of the data concerned will be terminated, unless we can prove 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 the personal data processing is carried out 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.



last update: 19.11.2018