Data protection


Data protection declaration
We are pleased about your interest in our online shop. Protecting 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 Web sites without having to provide information about yourself. We only store access data in so-called server log files, such as for example the name of the requested file, date and time of the retrieval, amount of data and the requesting provider. These data are evaluated solely to ensure a trouble-free operation of the site and to improve our offer and do not allow us any inference on your person. If you use our online shop, you must provide information regarding your person already at the log-in.

We use Google Analytics, to evaluate the visits to this online shop, which is a Web analysis service of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, mountain view, CA 94043, United States (hereinafter: Google). Google Analytics uses various techniques, among others so-called 'Cookies', which are stored on your computer and which enable an analysis of the use of this site by visitors. The information collected by Google Analytics regarding your use of this website is transferred through to Google's servers which may be operated in countries outside of the European Union Member States or possibly outside of signatory States of the agreement on the European Economic Area. Through the activation of IP anonymization within the Google Analytics tracking code at this Internet site, your IP address is being anonymized by Google prior to the transfer. This website uses a Google Analytics tracking code, which has been expanded by the operator gat._anonymizeIp(); in order to allow only an anonymous collection of IP addresses (so-called IP-masking). On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your visit on this website, to compile reports about the website activities and to provide further services related to website activity and Internet usage for website operator. The IP address which is transmitted by your browser in the context with Google Analytics is not merged with other data of Google. You can prevent the storage of Google cookies by implementing specific settings in your browser software. However, we inform you that in this case you might not be able to make full use of all features of this online shop. Further, you can prevent capturing data generated and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) by Google cookies on Google, as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in from the following link (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de). The security and privacy policy of Google Analytics are available under http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/learn/privacy.html.


Data collection and use of data for execution of the contract and when opening a customer account
We collect personal data if you voluntarily disclose such data to us in relation to your order, if you contact us (e.g. via contact form or E-Mail) or when you open a customer account. The kind of data which is collected is apparent from the individual entry forms. We use the data communicated by you to process the contract and your requests. After full completion of the contract or deletion of your client account, your data will be blocked for further use and deleted after expiration of tax and commercial storage periods, unless you have expressly consented to a further use of your data or unless we have reserved a further use of the data, which is allowed by law and about which we inform you below. The deletion of your client account is possible at any time and can be done either by a sending a message to the contact options described below or by using a function provided in the client's account.


Data transfer in the context of processing and execution of the contract
To fulfill the contract we pass your data to the shipping company responsible for the delivery, insofar as this is necessary for the delivery of ordered goods. For the processing of payments, we forward the necessary payment data to the credit institution responsible for the payment and if necessary to payment service provider s commissioned by us respectively to the payment service provider selected by you during the order process.


External content and/or processing of data outside the EU

On our websites we use active Java script content from external providers. By using respectively clicking on individual functions on our website, these external providers may receive personally identifiable information about your visit to our website. In this context a processing of data outside the EU is possible. You can actively prevent the execution of JavaScript code as well. This it can, however, lead to functional limitations.

We use:

Ingenico/Ogone

Your credit card data will be collected, processed and stored in encrypted form exclusively by our payment service provider Ingenico. Java-Script code of the enterprise Ingenico payment services GmbH, at the DIN 20, 40885 Ratingen, Germany (Ingenico/Ogone) is loaded in our online shop. If you have enabled Java script in your browser and have not installed a Java-Script blocker, your browser will possibly transmit personal data to Ingenico/Ogone. We do not know what kind of data Ingenico/Ogone connects with the received data and for what purposes Ingenico/Ogone uses this data. You may find more regarding this topic in the privacy statement of Ingenico/Ogone at http://payment-services.ingenico.com/de/de . To prevent the execution of Java-Script code by Ingenico / Ogone altogether you can install a Java Script blocker (e.g. www.noscript.NET or www.ghostery.com ). Please note that in this case a payment in our online shop with credit card is no longer possible.

Google

On our website a JavaScript code of the company Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter: Google) will be loaded. If you have enabled JavaScript in your browser and have not installed a JavaScript blocker, your browser possibly may transmit personal data to Google. What kind of data Google associates with this received data and for what purposes Google uses this data is not known us. To prevent the execution of JavaScript code from Google in any event, you can install a JavaScript blocker (E.g., www.noscript.net or www.ghostery.com ).


Credit assessment and scoring
If you have given your express consent, we reserve the right to obtain information regarding your identity and your creditworthiness from service companies specialized on this kind of information (credit reference agencies). In this context we transmit your personal data required for a credit check to the following companies:

SCHUFA Holding AG
Kormoranweg 5
65201 Wiesbaden

Creditreform Boniversum GmbH
Hellersbergstraße 11
41460 Neuss

mediafinanz AG
Weiße Breite 5
49084 Osnabrück

Bürgel Wirtschaftsinformationen GmbH & Co. KG
Gasstraße18
22761 Hamburg

arvato infoscore GmbH
Rheinstraße 99
76532 Baden-Baden

Deltavista GmbH
Freisinger Landstraße 74
80939 München

The credit check can include probability values (score values), which are calculated on the basis of scientifically accepted mathematical and statistical techniques and which may incorporat into the calculation address data. We use the information received about the statistical probability of default for a balanced decision on the conclusion, execution or termination of a contractual relationship. You can withdraw your consent at any time by sending a message to the contact data below. This may entail, that we can no longer offer certain payment options to you.

Use of cookies
In order to make the visit to our Website attractive and to allow the use of certain functions, we use so-called cookies on various pages. These are small text files that are stored on your device. Some of the cookies used by us are deleted after the end of the browser session, i.e. after closing your browser, (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your device, and allow us to recognize your browser when you visit our Website the next time (persistent cookies). You can adjust your browser in a way, so that you will be informed if cookies are being placed and will be able to decide about the acceptance of cookies in individual cases or decline cookies generally or only in individual cases. In case of a non-acceptance of cookies, the functionality of our website may be limited.

Information right and contact details
You have a right to free information on the data which we have stored on your person as well as a right to correction, blocking or deletion of such data. Please contact us using the contact details in our imprint if you have questions about the collection, processing or use of your personal data, information requests regarding correction, blocking or deletion of data as well as with respect to revocation of granted consent or objection to a particular use of data.