Legal Disclaimer

Data Protection

Unless otherwise stated below, the provision of your personal data is not required by law or contract, nor is it necessary for the conclusion of a contract. You are not obliged to provide the data. Failure to provide it has no consequences. This only applies if no other information is given in the subsequent processing operations. "Personal data" means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.

Server Log Files

You can visit our website without providing any personal information. Every time you access our website, usage data is transmitted to us or our web host / IT service provider by your Internet browser and stored in log data (so-called server log files). This stored data includes, for example, the name of the page accessed, the date and time of access, the IP address, the amount of data transferred and the requesting provider. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR from our overriding legitimate interest in ensuring trouble-free operation of our website and improving our offer.

Contact

Contact us if you wish. The contact details of the person responsible for data processing can be found in our imprint.

Customer contact via e-mail

If you initiate business contact with us by e-mail, we will only collect your personal data (name, e-mail address, message text) to the extent you have made them available. 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 interest, preparation of an offer) or relates to a contract already concluded between you and us, this data processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. b GDPR. If contact is made for other reasons, this data processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR from our overriding legitimate interest in processing and answering your request. In this case, you have the right, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to object to the processing of your personal data based on Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR at any time. We only use your e-mail 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 you use the contact form, we collect your personal data (name, email address, message text) only to the extent you have provided. The data processing serves the purpose of establishing contact. By sending your message, you agree to the processing of the transmitted data. The processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time by notifying us without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to the revocation. We only use your e-mail 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 you open a customer account, we collect your personal data to the extent specified there. The purpose of data processing is to improve your shopping experience and to simplify order processing. The processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time by notifying us without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to the revocation. Your customer account will then be deleted.


Collection, processing and transfer of personal data when placing orders
When you order, we only collect and process your personal data to the extent that 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. Non-provision means that no contract can be concluded. The processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. b GDPR and is necessary for the fulfillment 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 scope of data transmission is limited to a minimum.

Reviews       Advertisement     

Data collection when writing a comment
When you comment on an article or a contribution, we collect your personal data (name, e-mail address, comment text) only to the extent provided by you. The processing serves the purpose of enabling comments and displaying comments. By submitting the comment, you agree to the processing of the transmitted data. The processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time by notifying us without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to the revocation. Your personal data will then be deleted.


In addition, your IP address will be 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 agree to the processing of the transmitted data. The processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time by notifying us without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to the revocation. Your IP address will then be deleted.

Use of email address for sending newsletters
Irrespective of contract processing, we use your e-mail address exclusively for our own advertising purposes for sending newsletters, provided you have expressly consented to this. The processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to 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. 



Shipping service provider       Merchandise management      

Passing on the e- E-mail address to the shipping company for information about the shipping status
We will pass on your e-mail address to the transport company as part of the contract processing, provided that you have expressly consented to this during the ordering process. The purpose of the transfer is to inform you about the shipping status by e-mail. The processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time by notifying us or the transport company, without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to the point of revocation.


Use of an external merchandise management system
We use a merchandise management system for contract processing as part of order processing. For this purpose, your personal data collected during the order will be sent to

JTL-Software-GmbH, Rheinstr. 7, 41836 Hückelhoven
transmitted.


Using PayPal Express
We use the PayPal Express payment service from PayPal (Europe) S.à.r.l. on our website. et Cie, S.C.A. (22-24 Boulevard Royal L-2449, Luxembourg; "PayPal"). The purpose of data processing is to be able to offer you payment via the PayPal Express payment service. In order to integrate this payment service, it is necessary for PayPal to collect, store and analyze data (e.g. IP address, device type, operating system, browser type, location of your device) when the website is accessed. Cookies can also be used for this. The cookies enable your browser to be recognized.
The use of cookies or comparable technologies is based on § 15 paragraph 3 sentence 1 TMG. The processing of your personal data takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR from our overriding legitimate interest in a customer-oriented offer of various payment methods resulting from your particular situation, to object to this processing of personal data concerning you at any time.
By selecting and using PayPal Express, the data required for payment processing is transmitted to PayPal in order to be able to fulfill the contract with you using the selected payment method. This processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR. More information on data processing when using the PayPal Express payment service can be found in the associated data protection declaration at www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full?locale.x=de_DE#Updated_PS.


Use of Amazon Payments
We use the Amazon Payments payment service from Amazon Payments Europe s.c.a. on our website. (38 avenue John F. Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg; “Amazon Payments”).
The purpose of data processing is to be able to offer you payment via the Amazon Payments payment service.
In order to integrate this payment service, it is necessary for Amazon Payments to collect, save and analyze data (e.g. IP address, device type, operating system, browser type, location of your device) when the website is accessed. Cookies can also be used for this. The cookies enable your browser to be recognized.
The use of cookies or comparable technologies is based on § 15 paragraph 3 sentence 1 TMG. The processing of your personal data takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR from our overriding legitimate interest in a customer-oriented offer of various payment methods resulting from your particular situation, to object to this processing of personal data concerning you at any time.
By selecting and using "Amazon Payments", the data required for payment processing is transmitted to Amazon Payments in order to be able to fulfill the contract with you using the selected payment method. This processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR.
More information on data processing when using the Amazon Payments payment service can be found in the associated data protection declaration at: https://pay .amazon.com/de/help/201212490



Cookies
 
Unsere Website verwendet Cookies. Cookies sind kleine Textdateien, die im Internetbrowser bzw. vom Internetbrowser auf dem Computersystem eines Nutzers gespeichert werden. Ruft ein Nutzer eine Website auf, so kann ein Cookie auf dem Betriebssystem des Nutzers gespeichert werden. Dieser Cookie enthält eine charakteristische Zeichenfolge, die eine eindeutige Identifizierung des Browsers beim erneuten Aufrufen der Website ermöglicht.
 
Cookies werden auf Ihrem Rechner gespeichert. Daher haben Sie die volle Kontrolle über die Verwendung von Cookies. Durch die Auswahl entsprechender technischer Einstellungen in Ihrem Internetbrowser können Sie vor dem Setzen von Cookies benachrichtigt werden und über die Annahme einzeln entscheiden sowie die Speicherung der Cookies und Übermittlung der enthaltenen Daten verhindern. Bereits gespeicherte Cookies können jederzeit gelöscht werden. Wir weisen Sie jedoch darauf hin, dass Sie dann gegebenenfalls nicht sämtliche Funktionen dieser Website vollumfänglich werden nutzen können.
 
Unter den nachstehenden Links können Sie sich informieren, wie Sie die Cookies bei den wichtigsten Browsern verwalten (u.a. auch deaktivieren) können:


Technically necessary cookies
Unless otherwise specified below in the data protection declaration, 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 you have changed pages and to offer you services. Some functions of our website cannot be offered without the use of cookies. For these, it is necessary for the browser to be recognized even after a page change.
 
The use of cookies or comparable technologies is based on § 15 paragraph 3 sentence 1 TMG. The processing of your personal data takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO from 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 to object to the processing of your personal data at any time for reasons that arise from your particular situation.</ em>
 

Analysis      Communication      

Use of Google Analytics
We use the web analytics 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 responsible for your data. Google Ireland Limited is therefore the company affiliated with Google, which is responsible for processing your data and complying 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 other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. Among other things, the following information can be collected: IP address, date and time of the page view, click path, information about the browser you are using and the device you are using (device), pages visited, referrer URL (website via which you found our website). 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 in this way 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. As a result, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there.
The use of cookies or comparable technologies is based on § 15 paragraph 3 sentence 1 TMG. The processing of your personal data takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR from our overriding legitimate interest in the needs-based and targeted design of the website. You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time for reasons that arise from your particular situation.
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< /a>
To prevent data collection and storage by Google Analytics across devices, you can set an opt-out cookie. Opt-out cookies prevent future collection of your data when you visit this website. You must opt-out on all systems and devices used for this to have full effect. If you delete the opt-out cookie, requests will be sent to Google again. If you click here, the opt-out cookie will be set:
Disable Google Analytics.
You can find more information on terms of use and data protection at https://www.google.com/analytics/ terms/de.html or under https://www.google.de/ intl/de/policies/ and under https://policies.google.com /technologies/cookies?hl=de.


Use of the tawk.to live chat system
We use the tawk.to inc. live chat system on our website. (187 East Warm Springs Rd, SB298, Las Vegas, NV 89119, USA, "tawk.to").
The data processing serves the purpose of communication between you and us as the provider. Anonymized data is processed to operate the system and for web analysis purposes. User profiles can be created from this data under a pseudonym, whereby cookies can be used. The cookies enable the Internet browser to be recognized.
The data collected will not be used to personally identify the visitor to this website without the separate consent of the person concerned.
Your data may be transmitted to the USA. 
The use of cookies or similar technologies is based on Section 15 (3) sentence 1 TMG. The processing of your personal data takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR from our overriding legitimate interest in direct customer communication. You have the right at any time for reasons that arise from your particular situation to object to this processing of personal data relating to you.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate technical settings in your browser software; we would like to point out to you however that in this case you will if applicable not be able to use all functions of this website in full.


Use of 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 responsible for your data. Google Ireland Limited is therefore the company affiliated with Google, which is responsible for processing your data and complying with the applicable data protection laws.
This application manages JavaScript tags and HTML tags 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 store cookies, nor is personal data processed as a result. However, it enables the triggering of additional tags that can collect and process personal data.
More information on terms of use and data protection can be found here.

 
Use of social plug-ins using the "2-click solution"
We use social network plug-ins on our website using the "2-click solution". No connections to the servers of the social networks will be established without your express consent and consequently no data will be transmitted.
With the standard integration of plug-ins, when you visit the pages of our website that contain such a plug-in, a link is established between your computer and the servers of the social network provider and the plug-in is activated by a message to your browser shown on the page. Both your IP address and the information about which of our pages you have visited are transmitted to the provider's server. This applies regardless of whether you are registered or logged in to the social network. Transmission also takes place for users who are not registered or not logged in. If you are also logged into the social network Facebook, this information will be assigned to your personal user account. When using the plug-in functions (e.g. by pressing the button), this information is also assigned to your user account, which you can only prevent by logging out before using the plug-in. So that you retain control of your data, we have decided to initially deactivate the corresponding button. You can recognize this by the greyed out button. Without your express consent - in the form of activating the button - no link to the server of the social network will be established and consequently no data will be transmitted.
Only when you activate the button does the button become active (highlighted in colour) and a direct connection to the servers of the social network is established.
By activating you give your consent to the transfer of your data to the respective provider of the social network. Among other things, both your IP address and information about which of our pages you have visited are transmitted. If you are connected to one or more of your social network accounts at the same time, the information collected will also be assigned to your corresponding profiles. You can only prevent this assignment by logging out of your user accounts on the social networks before visiting our website and before activating the buttons.
The social networks named below are integrated using the "2-click function". You can find more detailed information on the scope and purpose of the collection and use of the data as well as your rights in this regard and options for protecting your privacy in the linked data protection notices of the providers.


AddThis from Oracle America, Inc. (500 Oracle Parkway, Redwood Shores, CA 94065, USA)
https://www.addthis.com/privacy/privacy-policy


Using Google reCAPTCHA 
We use the reCAPTCHA service from Google LLC (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google") on our website.
If you have your habitual residence in the European Economic Area or Switzerland, Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland) is 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 query serves the purpose the distinction of input by a human or by automated, machine processing. For this purpose, your input will be transmitted to Google and used there. In addition, the IP address and any other data required by Google for the reCAPTCHA service will be transmitted to Google. This data will be processed by Google within the European Union and may also be transmitted to the USA. 
The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO from the legitimate interest to protect our website from automated spying, misuse and SPAM. You have the right, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to object at any time to the processing of your personal data based on Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR.</ span>
You can find more information about Google reCAPTCHA and the associated data protection declaration at: https://www.google.com/recaptcha/intro/android.html and https://www.google.com/privacy
 
Use of YouTube
We use the function for embedding YouTube videos from Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland; "YouTube") on our website. YouTube is a Google LLC (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”) affiliated company.
The function displays videos stored on YouTube in an iFrame on the website. The option "Extended data protection mode" is activated. As a result, YouTube does not store any information about visitors to the website. Only when you watch a video is information about it sent to YouTube and stored there. Your data may be transmitted to the USA.
The use of cookies or comparable technologies is based on § 15 paragraph 3 sentence 1 TMG. The processing of your personal data takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR from our overriding legitimate interest in the needs-based and targeted design of the website. You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time for reasons that arise from your particular situation.
You can find more information about the collection and use of data by YouTube and Google, your rights in this regard and options for protecting your privacy in YouTube's data protection information at https://www.youtube.com/t/privacy.


Data subject rights and storage period

Duration of storage
After completion of the contract, the data will initially be stored for the duration of the warranty period, then taking into account statutory retention periods, in particular tax and commercial law, and then deleted after the period has expired, 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, to correction, to deletion, to restriction of processing, to data portability.
In addition, according to Art. 21 Para. 1 GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing based on Art. 6 Para. 1 f GDPR and to processing for the purpose of direct advertising.

Right of appeal to the supervisory authority
According to Art. 77 GDPR, you have the right to complain to the supervisory authority if you believe that your personal data is not being processed lawfully.

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

If personal data is processed for direct marketing purposes, you can object to this processing at any time by notifying us. After the objection has been raised, we will stop processing the data concerned for the purpose of direct advertising.

last update: 05/20/2022