Privacy Policy

Data protection

Unless otherwise specified below, the provision of your personal data is neither required by law or contract, nor is it necessary for a contract to be concluded. 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 providing any personal information.
Every time our website is accessed, usage data is transmitted to us or our web host / IT service provider through your Internet browser and stored in log data (so-called server log files). These stored data include e.g. the name of the page accessed, date and time of access, the IP address, the amount of data transferred and the requesting provider. Processing is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR based on our overriding legitimate interest in ensuring the trouble-free operation of our website and in improving our offer.
 
Contact

Responsible
Contact us on request. The contact details of the person responsible for data processing can be found in our imprint.

Unsolicited contact via email
If you initiate business contact with us via e-mail, we will only collect your personal data (name, e-mail address, message text) to the extent that you have provided. The data processing serves to process and answer your contact request.
If the establishment of contact serves to carry out pre-contractual measures (e.g. advice on purchase interests, preparation of offers) or relates to a contract already concluded between you and us, this data processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit. b GDPR.
If contact is made for other reasons, this data processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR based on our overriding legitimate interest in processing and answering your request. In this case, you have the right, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, at any time to refer to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. to object to processing based on the GDPR relating to your personal data.
We only use your email address to process your request. Your data will then be deleted in compliance with statutory retention periods, unless you have consented to further processing and use.
 

Collection and processing when using the contact form
When using the contact form, we only collect your personal data (name, email address, message text) to the extent that you provide. The data processing serves the purpose of establishing contact. By submitting your message, you consent to the processing of the transmitted data. Processing is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR with your consent.
You can revoke your consent at any time by notifying us without affecting the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to 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.


Customer account orders

Customer account
When opening a customer account, we collect your personal data to the extent specified there. Data processing serves the purpose of improving your shopping experience and simplifying order processing. Processing is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time by notifying us without affecting the lawfulness of the processing carried out based on your consent until you revoke it. Your customer account will then be deleted.

Collection, processing and transfer of personal data when placing orders
When placing 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 make this available means that no contract can be concluded. Processing is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR and is required 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 you have selected. In all cases, we strictly observe the legal requirements. The amount of data transmission is limited to a minimum.
 

Reviews advertising

Data collection when a comment is written
When commenting on an article or a contribution, we only collect your personal data (name, email address, comment text) to the extent that you provide. The processing serves the purpose of enabling commenting and displaying comments. By submitting the comment, you consent to the processing of the transmitted data. Processing is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time by notifying us without affecting the lawfulness of the processing carried out based on your consent until you revoke it. Your personal data will then be deleted.

In addition, your IP address is saved when you submit the comment for the purpose of preventing misuse of the comment function and ensuring the security of our information technology systems. By submitting the comment, you consent to the processing of the transmitted data. Processing is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time by notifying us without affecting the lawfulness of the processing carried out based on your consent until you revoke it. Your IP address will then be deleted.

Buyer seal customer rating
On our website we use the Buyer Seal Customer Rating Tool from the Dealer Association Management AG (Torgauer Straße 233 B, 04347 Leipzig). After placing your order, we would like to ask you to rate and comment on your purchase from us.
For this purpose, we will write to you by e-mail, whereby we use the technical system of the provider of the buyer seal assessment tool as part of an order processing.
Your data is processed either with your consent or based on our legitimate interest.
Processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR with your consent, provided you have expressly consented to receiving the evaluation request. You can revoke your consent at any time using the corresponding link in the e-mail without affecting the legality of the processing carried out based on your consent until the revocation. Your email address will then be removed from the mailing list.
Processing without express consent is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR from the legitimate interest in truthful, verified evaluations of our services in the context of direct advertising. For this purpose, we send an electronic request for evaluation of your own goods or services that you have already purchased from us. The shipment is sent to the email address we received from you when you sold a product or service. The sending of the evaluation request is subject to the proviso that you have not objected to this use of your email address.
The objection is possible at any time by notifying us. The contact details for exercising the objection can be found in the imprint. You can also use the link provided in the evaluation request. There are no other costs than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs.
The personal data stored in this context in the technical system of the buyer seal evaluation tool will be deleted 3 months after the delivery of goods recorded for evaluation.

Use of the email address for sending newsletters
We use your email address, regardless of the contract, only for our own advertising purposes for sending the newsletter, provided you have expressly agreed to this. Processing is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time without affecting the lawfulness of the processing carried out based on your consent until the revocation. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time using the corresponding link in the newsletter or by notifying us. Your email address will then be removed from the mailing list.

Use of the email address for sending direct mail
We use your e-mail address, which we received in the course of the sale of a product or service, for the electronic transmission of advertising for our own products or services, which are similar to those that you have already purchased from us, insofar as you have this Have not contradicted use. The provision of the email address is required for the conclusion of the contract. Failure to make this available means that no contract can be concluded. Processing is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR based on our overriding legitimate interest in direct advertising. You can object to this use of your email address at any time by notifying us. The contact details for exercising the objection can be found in the imprint. You can also use the link provided in the promotional email. There are no other costs than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs.


ERP

Use of an external ERP system
We use an ERP system for order processing in the context of order processing. For this purpose, your personal data collected during the order will be sent to
JTL-Software-GmbH, Rheinstr. 7, 41836 Hueckelhoven
transmitted.


Payment service provider

Using PayPal
All PayPal transactions are subject to the PayPal privacy policy. You can find this at https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full
 

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. If a user calls up a website, a cookie can be saved 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 called up again.
Cookies are stored 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 decide individually 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

 
Technically necessary cookies
Unless otherwise specified in the data protection declaration below, we only use these technically necessary 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 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 a page change.
Processing is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR based on our overriding legitimate interest in ensuring the optimal functionality of the website and a user-friendly and effective design of our offer.
You have the right for reasons arising from your particular situation at any time to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. to object to processing based on the GDPR relating to your personal data.

 

Analysis of advertising tracking

Use of Google Analytics
We use the web analysis service Google Analytics from Google LLC on our website. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google"). If you have your habitual residence in the European Economic Area or Switzerland, Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland) is the person responsible for your data. Google Ireland Limited is therefore the company affiliated with Google, which is responsible for the processing of your data and compliance with the applicable data protection laws.
The data processing serves the purpose of analyzing this website and its visitors as well as for marketing and advertising purposes. 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 related to website activity and internet usage. Among other things, The following information is collected: IP address, date and time of the page visit, click path, information about the browser and device you are using, pages visited, referrer URL (website through which you accessed our website) ), Location data, purchase activities. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
Google Analytics uses technologies such as cookies, web storage in the browser and tracking pixels, which enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by this 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 will shorten your IP address from 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 will only be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there in exceptional cases.
Google has certified itself according to the US-EU data protection agreement “Privacy Shield” and thus committed to comply with the European data protection guidelines.
Data processing, in particular the setting of cookies, is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR based on our predominant legitimate interest in the needs-based and targeted design of the website. You have the right for reasons arising from your particular situation at any time to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. to object to processing based on the GDPR relating to your personal data.
You can prevent Google from collecting the data generated by Google Analytics and related 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: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
To prevent data collection and storage by Google Analytics across devices, you can set an opt-out cookie. 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, inquiries will be sent to Google again. If you click here, the opt-out cookie will be set: Deactivate Google Analytics.
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/ and at https: / /policies.google.com/technologies/cookies?hl=de.

Use of Google Ads conversion tracking
We use the "Google Ads" online advertising program on our website and, in this context, conversion tracking (visit campaign evaluation). Google Conversion Tracking is an analysis service provided by Google LLC (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google"). If you have your habitual residence in the European Economic Area or Switzerland, Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland) is the person responsible for your data. Google Ireland Limited is therefore the company affiliated with Google, which is responsible for the processing of your data and compliance with the applicable data protection laws.
If you click on an advertisement placed by Google, a cookie for the conversion tracking is placed on your computer. These cookies have a limited validity, do not contain any personal data and are therefore not used for personal identification. If you visit certain pages of our website and the cookie has not yet expired, Google and we can recognize that you clicked on the advertisement and were forwarded to this page. Every Google Ads customer receives a different cookie. This means that there is no possibility that cookies can be tracked via the websites of Ads customers.
The information that is obtained using the conversion cookie is used to create conversion statistics. Here we find out the total number of users who clicked on one of our ads and were redirected to a page with a conversion tracking tag. However, we do not receive any information that can be used to personally identify users.
Your data may be transferred to the United States. Google has certified itself according to the US-EU data protection agreement "Privacy Shield" and thus committed to comply with the European data protection guidelines.
Data processing, in particular the setting of cookies, is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR out of our overriding legitimate interest to target site visitors with interest-based advertising. You have the right for reasons arising from your particular situation at any time to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. to object to processing based on the GDPR relating to your personal data.
You can deactivate personalized advertising for you in the Google advertising settings. Instructions for this can be found at https://support.google.com/ads/answer/2662922?hl=de
Alternatively, you can prevent the use of cookies by third parties by calling up the deactivation page of the Network Advertising Initiative at https://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/ and implementing the additional information mentioned there about the opt-out. You will then not be included in the conversion tracking statistics.
You can find more information and Google's privacy policy at: https://www.google.de/policies/privacy/
 

Plug-ins and other

Use of the Google Tag Manager
We use the Google Tag Manager from Google LLC on our website. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google"). If you have your habitual residence in the European Economic Area or Switzerland, Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland) is the person responsible for your data. Google Ireland Limited is therefore the company affiliated with Google, which is responsible for the processing of your data and compliance with the applicable data protection laws.
This application manages JavaScript tags and HTML tags, which are used to implement tracking and analysis tools in particular. The data processing serves the purpose of the needs-based design and optimization of our website.
The Google Tag Manager itself does not save cookies nor does it process personal data. However, it enables the triggering of further tags that can collect and process personal data.
You can find more information on terms of use and data protection here.
 

Data subject rights and storage period

Duration of storage
After completion of the contract, the data will be stored for the duration of the warranty period, then taking legal, in particular tax and commercial, retention periods into account and then deleted after the deadline, unless you have consented to further processing and use.

Data subject rights and storage period

Duration of storage
After completion of the contract, the data will be stored for the duration of the warranty period, then taking legal, in particular tax and commercial, retention periods into account 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 under Art. 15 to 20 GDPR: Right to information, correction, deletion, restriction of processing, data portability.
In addition, you have the right to object to processing based on Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR and processing for the purpose of direct advertising, in accordance with Article 21 (1) GDPR.

Right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority
According to Art. 77 GDPR, you have the right to complain to the supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of your personal data is not lawful.

Right to object
The personal data processing listed here is based on our legitimate interest in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR, you have the right to object to this processing at any time with future effect for reasons that arise from your particular situation.
After the objection has been made, the processing of the data concerned will be terminated unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or if the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

If personal data processing takes place 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 stop processing the data concerned for the purpose of direct advertising.

last update: 23.10.2019