Privacy statement

We are pleased that you are visiting our website and thank you for your interest! The protection of your privacy when using our website is important to us, so please take note of the following information about the handling of your data:

1) Principles of handling personal data

You can visit our website without providing any personal information. Each time you access our website, usage data is transmitted by the respective Internet browser and stored in log files, the so-called server log files, such as the date and time of access, name of the page accessed, amount of data transferred and the requesting provider. These data cannot be assigned to a specific person and serve exclusively to ensure the trouble-free operation of our website and to improve our services.

Personal data is collected when you voluntarily provide it to us for the execution of a contract or when opening a customer account. Which data is collected can be seen from the respective input forms. A deletion of your customer account is possible at any time and can take place by a message to the contact possibility described below. We store and use the data provided by you for contract processing. After complete completion of the contract or deletion of your customer account, your data will be blocked with regard to tax and commercial retention periods, deleted after these periods, unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data or a legally permitted further use of data from our side was reserved, about which we inform you below accordingly.

Personal data will be collected within the scope of contacting us (e.g. via contact form or e-mail). Which data is collected in the case of a contact form can be seen from the respective contact form. These data are stored and used exclusively for the answer of your request and/or for the establishment of contact and the technical administration connected with it. Your data will be deleted after final processing of your request, if you so wish and if there are no legal obligations to retain the data.

2) Passing on personal data for order processing

2.1 The personal data collected by us will be passed on to the transport company commissioned with the delivery within the framework of the execution of the contract, insofar as this is necessary for the delivery of the goods. We pass on your payment data to the commissioned credit institution within the framework of the processing of payments.

2.2 When paying via PayPal, credit card via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal or – if offered – “purchase on account” via PayPal, we pass on your payment data to PayPal (Europe) S.à r.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg (hereinafter referred to as “PayPal”) within the framework of payment processing. PayPal reserves the right to carry out a credit check for the payment methods credit card via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal or – if offered – “purchase on account” via PayPal. PayPal will use the result of the credit check in relation to the statistical probability of non-payment for the purpose of deciding on the provision of the respective payment method. The credit report may contain probability values (so-called score values). If score values are included in the result of the credit report, they have their basis in a scientifically recognized mathematical-statistical procedure. Address data, among other things, is included in the calculation of the score values. Please refer to PayPal’s data protection declaration for further data protection information, including information on the credit agencies used:
https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full

3) Cookies

In order to make visiting 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 end device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the end of the browser session, i.e. after closing your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your end device and enable us or our partner companies to recognize your browser during your next visit (persistent cookies). You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies 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.

4) Your rights and how to contact us

You have a right to free information about your stored data and, if necessary, a right to correction, blocking or deletion of this data. If you have any further questions regarding the collection, processing or use of your personal data, please contact us. The same applies to information, blocking, deletion and correction requests regarding your personal data and for revocations of consents granted. You will find the contact address in our imprint.

5) Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will generally be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

5.1 IP Anonymization

We have activated the IP anonymization function on this website. This will cause Google to shorten your IP address within member states of the European Union or other signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area before it is transmitted to the United States. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not combined with other data from Google.

5.2 Browser Plugin

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as 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

5.3 Opposition to data collection

You can prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie is set to prevent your information from being collected on future visits to this website: Disable Google Analytics

For more information on how Google Analytics uses user data, please refer to Google’s privacy policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en