I. STORAGE OF ACCESS DATA IN SERVER LOGFILES
You may visit our website without providing any personal information. We store only access data in server log files, such as the name of the requested file, the date and time of the request, the quantity of data transmitted, and the requesting provider. This data is evaluated exclusively for the purpose of ensuring the fault-free functioning of the site and for improving the quality of our service and does not permit any conclusions to be drawn concerning your identity.
II. DATA COLLECTION AND USE FOR PERFORMANCE OF A CONTRACT AND UPON OPENING OF A CUSTOMER ACCOUNT
We collect, store, and process your data for handling your purchase and processing any subsequent warranty claims. Personal data is collected if you voluntarily provide it in the course of your order of goods, when opening a customer account, or when registering to receive the newsletter.
The specific data collected may be seen from the corresponding input forms.
When you register for the newsletter, your e-mail address is used for our own internal advertising purposes until you unsubscribe from the newsletter. You can unsubscribe at any time using the link provided in each newsletter.
We share your personal data with the external service providers whose services are used in the fulfilment of your order (shippers, logistics companies, payment service providers, banks).
Once the contract has been fully performed or your customer account deleted, your data will be blocked form further use and deleted as soon as applicable tax and commercial law permits, unless you have explicitly consented to the further use of your data or we have reserved the right to make further use of your data as permitted by law and of which we have informed you below. You may delete your customer account at any time, and may do so by using the corresponding function in your customer account.
III. REGISTRATION FOR E-MAIL NEWSLETTER
If you have separately registered to receive the newsletter, your e-mail address will be used for our own advertising purposes. You will regularly be sent an e-mail newsletter until you unregister. You may revoke your registration at any time at no charge, except for any data transmission costs assessed by your internet access provider on the basis of its standard rates for such services.
In order to make the use of our website more attractive and enable the use of particular functions, we use “cookies” on various pages of the site. These are small text files which are stored on your terminal device. Some of the cookies we used are deleted after the end of your browser session, i.e. once your browser is closed (session cookies). Other cookies remain on your terminal device, and enable us or our partner companies to recognise your browser on your next visit (persistent cookies).
You can change your browser settings to ensure that you are informed of the placing of any cookies, and may decide individually whether to accept a cookie in a particular case or exclude them in general. Failure to accept cookies may limit the functionality of our website.
V. DATA SECURITY
Your payment information is transmitted through the internet in encrypted form during the order process. We take technical and organisational measures to protect our website and other systems against loss, destruction, access, modification, or disclosure of your data by unauthorised persons. You should always treat your access information as confidential and close the browser window once you have finished your communication with us, especially if you are using a shared computer.
VI. USE OF GOOGLE ANALYTICS FOR WEB ANALYSIS
Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html or at http://www.google.com/intl/en_uk/analytics/privacyoverview.html.
Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).
VII. RIGHT TO INFORMATION AND CONTACT METHODS
You have the right to be informed free of charge of your personal data stored by us, as well as, if applicable, a right to have such data corrected, blocked, or deleted. For questions relating to the collection, processing, or use of your personal data, for receiving information, correcting, blocking, or deleting such data, or for the revocation of consent previously granted or objections to a particular use of your data, please contact us directly by means of the contact information provided in our Imprint.
VIII. DATA PROTECTION DECLARATION FOR THE USE OF FACEBOOK PLUGINS
Plugins of the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, are integrated on our pages. You can recognize the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the “Like” button on our site. You can find an overview of the Facebook plugins here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
When you visit our website, the plug-in creates a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. As a result, Facebook receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click the Facebook “Like” button while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our pages to your Facebook profile. This enables Facebook to assign your visit to our website to your user account. We would like to point out that, as the provider of the pages, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or its use by Facebook. You can find more information on this in Facebook's data protection declaration at https://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.
If you do not want Facebook to be able to assign your visit to our website to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.
IX. DATA PROTECTION DECLARATION FOR THE USE OF INSTAGRAM
X. DATA PROTECTION DECLARATION FOR THE USE OF PINTEREST
On our site, we use social plugins from the social network Pinterest, which is operated by Pinterest Inc., 808 Brannan Street San Francisco, CA 94103-490, USA (“Pinterest”). When you call up a page that contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to the Pinterest servers. The plugin transmits log data to the Pinterest server in the USA. This log data may contain your IP address, the address of the websites visited, which also contain Pinterest functions, the type and settings of the browser, the date and time of the request, your use of Pinterest and cookies.
XI. DATA PROTECTION DECLARATION FOR THE USE OF TWITTER
Functions of the Twitter service are integrated on our sites. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the “Re-Tweet” function, the websites you visit are linked to your Twitter account and made known to other users. This data is also transmitted to Twitter. We would like to point out that, as the provider of the website, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or how it is used by Twitter. You can find more information on this in Twitter's data protection declaration at https://twitter.com/privacy. You can change your data protection settings on Twitter in the account settings at: https://twitter.com/account/settings.
XII. DATA PROTECTION DECLARATION FOR THE USE OF YOUTUBE
Our website uses plugins from YouTube, operated by Google. The operator of the website is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our pages equipped with a YouTube plug-in, a connection to the YouTube servers will be established. The YouTube server is informed which of our pages you have visited. If you are logged into your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to assign your surfing behaviour directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.Further information on the handling of user data can be found in YouTube's data protection declaration at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy