Privacy Policy

Thank you for your interest in our website. The protection of your privacy is very important to us. Below we inform you in detail about the handling of your data.

Storage of access data in server log files
You can visit our websites without providing any personal information. We only store access data in so-called server log files, such as the name of the requested file, date and time of retrieval, transferred data volume and the requesting provider. These data are used exclusively to ensure the trouble-free operation of the site and to improve our services and don’t allow us to identify you personally.

Data collection and use for contract processing and when opening a customer account
We collect personal data when you voluntarily provide us with it in connection with your order, when you contact us (for example via contact form or e-mail) or when you open a customer account. Which data is raised, is evident from the respective input forms. We use the data provided by you for contract processing and processing your enquiries. After full completion of the contract or deletion of your customer account, your data will be blocked  for further use and deleted at the end of the tax and commercial retention periods, unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data or we reserve the right to use more data, which is permitted by law and about which we inform you below. The deletion of your customer account is possible at any time and can take place either by a message to the contact possibility described below or over a function intended for it in your customer account.

Data transfer for contract fulfillment
For the fulfillment of the contract we pass on your data to the shipping company commissioned with the delivery, as far as this is necessary for the delivery of ordered goods. Depending on which payment service provider you select in the ordering process, we will pass on the payment data collected for this purpose to the credit institution and payment service provider commissioned by us or to the selected payment service in order to process payments. In some cases, the selected payment service providers also collect this data themselves if you create an account there. In this case, you must log in with the payment service provider by using your access data during the ordering process. In this respect, the privacy policy of the respective payment service provider applies.

Use of data when registering for the e-mail newsletter
If you subscribe to our newsletter, we will use the data required for this purpose or separately by you provided data in order to send you our e-mail newsletter regularly in accordance with your consent. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at ay time, either by sending a message to the contact possibility described below or via a link in the newsletter, which is provided for this purpose.

Use of data for e-mail advertising without newsletter registration and your right of objection
If we receive your e-mail address in connection with the sale of a product or service and you have not objected to this, we reserve the right to send you regular offers for similar products to those already purchased from our product range by e-mail. You can object to this use of your e-mail address at any time by sending a message to the contact possibility described below or via a link, which is provided for this purpose in the advertising mail, without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs.

Use of data for postal advertising and your right of objection
Furthermore, we reserve the right to store your first and last name, your postal address and – insofar as we have received this additional information from you within the framework of the contractual relationship – your title, academic degree, year of birth and your professional, branch or business name in summarized lists and to use them for our own advertising purposes, for example to send you interesting offers and information about our products by post. You can object to the storage and use of your data for these purposes at any time by sending a message to the contact possibility described below.

Credit assessment and scoring
If we make advance payment, for example in the case of a purchase on account, we reserve the right to obtain identity and credit information from specialized service providers (Credit Agencies) in order to safeguard our legitimate interests. For this purpose, we transmit your personal data required for a credit assessment to the following company:

Creditreform Boniversum GmbH
Hellersbergstraße 11
D-41460 Neuss

The creditworthiness information can contain probabilitiy values (score values) which are calculated on the basis of scientifically recognized mathematical-statistical procedures and which include address data, among other things, in their calculation. We use the information obtained on the statistical probability of default to make a well-considered decision on the establishment, performance or termination if the contractual relationship. Your interests worthy of protection are taken into account in accordance with the statutory provisions.

Use of cookies
In order to make your visit on our website attractive and to enable the use of certain functions, we use so-called cookies on various pages. These are small text files that are stored on your terminal. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the end of the browser session, for exapmle after closing your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your terminal and enable us to recognize your browser during your next visit (persistent cookies). You can manage the settings of your browser in a way it informs you if cookies are placed and decide individually whether to accept them or whether to exclude the acceptance of cookies in certain cases or in general. If cookies are not accepted, the functionality of our website may be restricted.

Use of Google (Universal) Analytics for web analytics
This website uses Google (Universal) Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (www.google.com). Google (Universal) Analytics uses methods that allow the analysis of your use of the website, such as ‘cookies’, text files that are stored on your terminal. The information generated about your use of this website is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. By activating IP anonymization on this website, the IP address is shortened before transmission within the member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. The anonymous IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data.

You can prevent the collection of your data generated by the cookies and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) by Google and Google from processing this data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link:

https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

As an alternative to the browser plug-in, you can click this link to prevent Google Analytics from collecting data from this website in the future. An opt-out cookie is stored on your terminal. If you delete your cookies, you must click the link again

Rating reminder by Google
If you have given us your explicit consent to do so during or after your order by activating a checkbox or clicking a button provided for this purpose, we will send your e-mail address to Google Inc., 1600 Ampitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (www.google.com) for a reminder to rate your order, so that it can remind you by e-mail of the opportunity to rate it. This consent may be revoked at any time by sending a message to the contact possibility described below or directly to Google Inc.

Right of information and possibility of contact
You have the right to free information about your personal data stored by us and, if necessary, the right to correct, block or delete this data. If you have any questions regarding the collection, processing or use of your personal data, for information, correction, blocking or deletion of data, as well as revocation of consents given or objection to a specific use of data, please contact us directly via the contact data given in our imprint.

Controller for data protection: Lawyer Boris Maskow, Bietmann Rechtsanwälte Steuerberater PartmbB

Privacy Policy created with the Trusted Shops Rechtstexter in cooperation with Wilde Beuger Solmecke Rechtsanwälte.

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