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Declaration of Data Protection

Declaration of Data Protection

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 to us or to our webhost / IT-service provider 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, the IP-address, the amount of data transferred and the provider making the request. The processing will be carried out on the basis of art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR to ensure smooth operation of our website and to improve our offering.

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. A transfer of your data will be done to the chosen shipping providers, dropshipping dealers, payment service providers, service providers for order processing and IT service providers. We will comply strictly with legal requirements in every case. The scope of data transmission is restricted to a minimum.

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.

Use of your personal data for sending of postal advertising

We use your personal date (name, address), which we obtained in the course of selling a good or service, for the postal sending of advertising, unless you have objected to this use. 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 be carried out on the basis of art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR due to our justified interest in direct marketing. You can object to this use of your email address at any time by contacting us. You will find the contact details for exercising your right to object in our imprint.

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.

Use of your email address for mailing of direct marketing        

We use your email address, which we obtained in the course of selling a good or service, for the electronic transmission of marketing for our own goods or services which are similar to those you have already purchased from us, unless you have objected to this use. You must provide your email address in order to conclude a contract. Failure to provide it will prevent the conclusion of any contract. The processing will be carried out on the basis of art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR due to our justified interest in direct marketing. You can object to this use of your email address at any time by contacting us. You will find the contact details for exercising your right to object in our imprint. You can also use the link provided in the marketing email. This will not involve any costs other than transmission costs at basic tariffs.

Use of an external merchandise management system 

We use a merchandise management system in the course of order processing for the purposes of contractual processing. For this purpose your personal data as collected in the course of the order will be sent to

Pickware GmbH, Goebelstr. 21, 64293 Darmstadt, Germany

Using PayPal

All PayPal transaction are covered by the PayPal Data Privacy Statement. You can find this at

https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full

(https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full)

 

Cookies         

Our website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files which are saved in a user's internet browser or by the user's internet browser on their computer system. When a user calls up a website, a cookie may be saved on the user's operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic character string which allows the browser to be clearly identified when the website is called up again.

Cookies will be stored on your computer. You therefore have full control over the use of cookies. By choosing corresponding technical settings in your internet browser, you can prevent the storage of cookies and transmission of the data they contain. Cookies which have already been saved may be deleted at any time. We would, however, like to point out that this may prevent you from making full use of all the functions of this website.         

Using the links below, you can find out how to manage cookies (or deactivate them, among other things) in major browsers: 

Chrome Browser: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=en   

Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies 

Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences

Safari: https://support.apple.com/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-website-data-sfri11471/mac 

Technical necessary cookies

Unless stated otherwise in this declaration of data protection, we only use these technical necessary cookies for the purpose to make our offering more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies also allow our systems to recognise your browser after a page change and to offer you services. Some functions of our website cannot be offered without the use of cookies. These services require the browser to be recognised again after a page change.

The processing will be carried out on the basis of art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR due to our justified interest in the guarantee of the optimum functionality of the website as well as a user-friendly and effective presentation of our offer.

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.

 

 

Use of Google Analytics      

Our website uses the web analysis service Google Analytics by Google LLC. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Monutain view, CA 94043, USA; “Google”). As long as you have your main residence in the European Economic Area or in Switzerland, Google Ireland Ltd., (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland), will be responsible for your data. Thus Google Ireland Limited is that company connected to Google, which is responsible for the processing of your data and for the compliance of the applicable data protection law. The processing of data serves to analyse this website and its visitors and for marketing and advertising purposes. Google will use this information 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 to the website operator relating to website and internet use. The following information can be collected: IP-address, date and time of the request, click path, information about your used browser and the device, visited sites, referrer URL (website from which you got linked to our website), location data, buying activities. The IP address communicated by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not associated with any other data held by Google.

Google Analytics uses technologies like cookies, web storage and tracking pixel, which make it possible to analyse your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie regarding your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. IP anonymisation is activated on this website. Google uses this to shorten your IP address beforehand within Member States of the European Union or in other signatories to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there.

Google certified according to the US-EU-data protection agreement “Privacy Shield” and for this reason obliged to follow the European privacy policy.

Processing of data, especially cookies, is carried out on the basis of art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR due to our justified interest in needs-based and targeted design of the website. 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.

You can also prevent collection of the data (including your IP address) generated by the cookies and related to your use of the website by Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link [https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en)].

You can set an opt-out cookie to prevent collection and storage of your data by Google Analytics across devices. Opt-out cookies prevent the future collection of your data when you visit this website. You need to opt-out on all systems and devices in use for this to work comprehensively. When you delete the opt-out cookie, your requests will be transmitted again to Google. If you click here, the opt-out cookie is set: Disable Google Analytics (javascript:gaOptout()).           

You can find more detailed information on the terms and conditions of use and data protection at 

https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html (https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html) bzw. unter https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/ (https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/) sowie unter https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies?hl=de (https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies?hl=de)            

 

Plug-ins and others

Use of Google reCAPTCHA

On our website we use the service reCAPTCHA of Google LLC (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”)

As long as you have your main residence in the European Economic Area or in Switzerland, Google Ireland Ltd., (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland), will be responsible for your data. Thus Google Ireland Limited is that company connected to Google, which is responsible for the processing of your data and for the compliance of the applicable data protection law. The purpose of this request is the determination of the entry of a person or by an automatic, machine-made processing. For that purpose your entry will be transmitted to Google and used there. In addition the IP address and if applicable further data required from Google for the service reCAPTCHA will be transmitted to Google. These data will be processed from Google within the European Union and if applicable also transmitted to the USA. Google certified according to the US-EU-data protection agreement “Privacy Shield” and for this reason obliged to follow the European privacy policy.

Processing is carried out on the basis of art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR due to our justified interest to protect our website of automatic leakage, misapplication and spam. 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.

You will find further information of Google reCAPTCHA as well as the corresponding data protection declaration at

https://www.google.com/recaptcha/intro/android.html (https://www.google.com/recaptcha/intro/android.html)  https://www.google.com/privacy (https://www.google.com/privacy).

 

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.

Right of objection

If these here listed personal data processings are based on our justified interest according to art. 6 (1) GDPR, you have the right to veto this processing effective from the future.

After carried out objection, the processing of the affected data will be stopped, unless we can prove mandatory protectable reasons for this processing, that predominate your interests, rights and liberty, or when the processing serves the assertion, exertion or defense of legal claim.

If the personal data processing is carried out on the purpose of direct marketing, you have the right to veto this processing by contacting us at any time. After carried out objection, the processing of the affected data for the purpose of direct marketing will be stopped.

 

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