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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 our website is accessed, user data is transferred to us or our web hosts/IT service providers by your internet browser and stored in server log files. This stored data includes for example the name of the site called up, date and time of the request, the IP address, amount of data transferred and the provider making the request. The processing is carried out on the basis of Article 6(1) f) GDPR due to our legitimate interests in ensuring the smooth operation of our website as well as improving our services.
Contact us at any time. The person responsible for data processing is: Sascha Ballweg, Hochend 88, 47509 Rheurdt Deutschland, 0049-2845-2967440, email@example.com
Proactive contact of the customer by e-mail
If you make contact with us proactively via email, we shall collect your personal data (name, email address, message text) only to the extent provided by you. The purpose of the data processing is to handle and respond to your contact request.
If the initial contact serves to implement pre-contractual measures (e.g. consultation in the case of purchase interest, order creation) or concerns an agreement already concluded between you and us, this data processing takes place on the basis of Article 6(1)(b) GDPR.
If the initial contact occurs for other reasons, this data processing takes place on the basis of Article 6(1)(f) GDPR for the purposes of our overriding, legitimate interest in handling and responding to your request. In this case, on grounds relating to your particular situation, you have the right to object at any time to this processing of personal data concerning you and carried out on the basis of Article 6(1)(f) GDPR.
We will only use your email address to process your request. Your data will subsequently be deleted in compliance with statutory retention periods, unless you have agreed to further processing and use.
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-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
technically necessary cookies
You have the right to veto this processing of your personal data according to art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR, for reasons relating to your personal situation.
Use of the Cookie Consent Manager CCM19
On our website, we use the Cookie Consent Manager CCM19 from Papoo Software & Media GmbH (Auguststr. 4, D-53229 Bonn, Germany; „CCM19“).
The plug-in enables you to give your consent to data processing via the website, in particular to set cookies, as well as to make use of your right of revocation for consents already provided. The data processing serves the purpose of obtaining and documenting necessary consents to data processing and thus to comply with legal obligations. Cookies are used for this purpose. Among other things, the following information can be collected, stored and, if necessary, transferred to CCM19: randomly assigned ID, consent status, date and time of consent/rejection. The data is stored for one year and one month and then deleted. This data will not be passed on to any other third parties.
The data processing is carried out on the basis of Article 6 para. 1 lit. c GDPR to comply with a legal obligation.
For more information about data protection at CCM19, please visit: https://www.ccm19.de/datenschutzerklaerung.html.
Use of the live chat system Userlike
We use the live chat system from Userlike UG (haftungsbeschränkt) (Probsteigasse 44-46, D-50670 Cologne, Germany; „Userlike“) on our website in the context of order processing.
The data processing serves the purpose of direct and efficient communication between you and us as a provider.
In order to operate the live chat system, cookies are also used to enable browser recognition. Among other things, the following information may be collected and processed: Date and time of access, browser type/version, IP address, information about the operating system and device used, URL of the previously visited website, number of page views, amount of data sent and other information provided by you in the chat history.
For more information about Userlike’s collection and use of your information, please visit https://www.userlike.com/de/terms#privacy-policy and https://www.userlike.com/de/data-privacy
Use of Google Fonts
We use Google Fonts from Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland; „Google“) on our website.
The data processing serves to facilitate the consistent display of fonts on our website. In order to load the fonts, a connection to Google servers is established when the page is accessed. Among other things, your IP address and information about the browser you are using will be processed and transmitted to Google. This data is not linked to your Google account. Your data may be transmitted to the USA. For the USA, no adequacy decision from the EU Commission is available. The data transfer will be based, inter alia, on standard contractual clauses as appropriate guarantees for the protection of personal data, available at: https://policies.google.com/privacy/frameworks.
The processing of your personal data is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR due to our overriding legitimate interest in a user-friendly and aesthetic design of our website. You have the right, for reasons relating to your personal situation, to object at any time to this processing of your personal data according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR by contacting us.
You can find more detailed information on the data processing and data protection at https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/ and at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq.
Using Font Awesome
We use Font Awesome from Fonticons Inc. on our website (307 S Main St., Suite 202, Bentonville, AR, 72712-9214 USA “Font Awesome”). The data processing serves the purpose of the uniform display of fonts and icons on our website. In order to load the fonts, a connection to the Font Awesome servers is established when the page is accessed.
For this purpose, cookies can be used. Among other things, your IP address and information about the browser you are using is processed and transmitted to Font Awesome. Your data may be transferred to third countries, such as the USA. There is no adequacy decision by the EU Commission for the USA.
Your personal data is processed in accordance with Art. 6, sect.1, subsection f of the 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 relating to your particular situation.
Rights of persons affected and storage duration
Duration of Storage
The data will be stored under consideration of legal retention periods and then deleted after expiration of the period, unless you have not 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.
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 to object
If the data processing outlined here is based on our legitimate interests in accordance with Article 6(1)f) GDPR, you have the right for reasons arising from your particular situation to object at any time to the processing of your data with future effect.
If the objection is successful, we will no longer process the personal data, unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing that outweigh your interests or rights and freedoms, or the processing is intended for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims.
last update: 29.11.2022