Data Protection Declaration
1) Information on the Collection of Personal Data and Contact Details of
1.1 We are pleased that you are visiting our website and thank you for
your interest. In the following, we inform you about the handling of
your personal data when using our website. Personal data is all data
with which you can be personally identified.
1.2 The controller in charge for data processing on this website within
the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is
Reutlinger Straße 14
+49 (0) 7071 / 86 315
The controller in charge of the processing of personal data is the
natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others determines the
purposes and means of the processing of personal data.
1.3 This website uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and to
protect the transmission of personal data and other confidential content
(e.g. orders or inquiries to the controller). You can recognize an
encrypted connection by the character string https:// and the lock
symbol in your browser line.
2) Data Collection When You Visit Our Website
When using our website for information only, i.e. if you do not register
or otherwise provide us with information, we only collect data that your
browser transmits to our server (so-called “server log files”). When you
visit our website, we collect the following data that is technically
necessary for us to display the website to you:
– Our visited website
– Date and time at the moment of access
– Amount of data sent in bytes
– Source/reference from which you came to the page
– Browser used
– Operating system used
– IP address used (if applicable: in anonymized form)
Data processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 (1) point f
GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in improving the stability
and functionality of our website. The data will not be passed on or used
in any other way. However, we reserve the right to check the server log
files subsequently, if there are any concrete indications of illegal use.
In order to make your visit to 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 terminal and enable us or our partner companies
(third-party cookies) to recognize your browser on your next visit
(persistent cookies). If cookies are set, they collect and process
specific user information such as browser and location data as well as
IP address values according to individual requirements. Persistent
cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may
vary depending on the cookie.
In some cases, cookies are used to simplify the ordering process by
saving settings (e.g. remembering the content of a virtual shopping
basket for a later visit to the website). If personal data are also
processed by individual cookies set by us, the processing is carried out
in accordance with Art. 6 (1) point b GDPR either for the execution of
the contract or in accordance with Art. 6 (1) point f GDPR to safeguard
our legitimate interests in the best possible functionality of the
website and a customer-friendly and effective design of the page visit.
We work together with advertising partners who help us to make our
website more interesting for you. For this purpose, cookies from partner
companies are also stored on your hard drive when you visit our website
(third-party cookies). You will be informed individually and separately
about the use of such cookies and the scope of the information collected
in each case within the following sections.
Please note that you can set your browser in such a way that you are
informed about the setting of cookies and you can decide individually
about their acceptance or exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain
cases or generally. Each browser differs in the way it manages the
cookie settings. This is described in the help menu of each browser,
which explains how you can change your cookie settings. You will find
these for the respective browsers under the following links:
Please note that the functionality of our website may be limited if
cookies are not accepted.
In the context of contacting us (e.g. via contact form or e-mail),
personal data is collected. 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 purpose of responding to your
request or for establishing contact and for the associated technical
administration. The legal basis for processing data is our legitimate
interest in responding to your request in accordance with Art. 6 (1)
point f GDPR. If your contact is aimed at concluding a contract, the
additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 (1) point b GDPR.
Your data will be deleted after final processing of your enquiry; this
is the case if it can be inferred from the circumstances that the facts
in question have been finally clarified, provided that there are no
legal storage obligations to the contrary.
5) Data Processing When Opening a Customer Account and for Contract
Pursuant to Art. 6 (1) point b GDPR, personal data will continue to be
collected and processed if you provide them 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. It is possible to delete your
customer account at any time. This can be done by sending a message to
the above-mentioned address of the controller. We store and use the data
provided by you for contract processing. After complete processing of
the contract or deletion of your customer account, your data will be
blocked in consideration of tax and commercial retention periods and
deleted after expiry of these periods, unless you have expressly
consented to further use of your data or a legally permitted further use
of data has been reserved by our site, about which we will inform you
6) Processing of Data for the Purpose of Order Handling
To process your order, we work together with the following service
provider(s), which support us wholly or partially in the execution of
concluded contracts. Certain personal data is transferred to these
service providers in accordance with the following information.
The personal data collected by us will be passed on to the transport
company commissioned with the delivery within the scope of contract
processing, insofar as this is necessary for the delivery of the goods.
We will pass on your payment data to the commissioned credit institution
within the framework of payment processing, if this is necessary for
payment handling. If payment service providers are used, we explicitly
inform you of this below. The legal basis for the transfer of data is
Art. 6 (1) point b GDPR.
7) Rights of the Data Subject
7.1 The applicable data protection law grants you comprehensive rights
of data subjects (rights of information and intervention) vis-à-vis the
data controller with regard to the processing of your personal data,
about which we inform you below :
– Right of access by the data subject pursuant to Art. 15 GDPR
– Right to rectification pursuant to Art. 16 GDPR
– Right to erase (“right to be forgotten”) pursuant to Art. 17 GDPR
– Right to restriction of processing pursuant to Art. 18 GDPR
– Right to data portability pursuant to Art. 20 GDPR
– Right to withdraw a given consent pursuant to Art. 7 (3) GDPR
– Right to lodge a complaint pursuant to Art. 77 GDPR
7.2 RIGHT TO OBJECT
IF, WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF A CONSIDERATION OF INTERESTS, WE PROCESS
YOUR PERSONAL DATA ON THE BASIS OF OUR PREDOMINANT LEGITIMATE INTEREST,
YOU HAVE THE RIGHT AT ANY TIME TO OBJECT TO THIS PROCESSING WITH EFFECT
FOR THE FUTURE ON THE GROUNDS THAT ARISE FROM YOUR PARTICULAR SITUATION.
IF YOU EXERCISE YOUR RIGHT TO OBJECT, WE WILL STOP PROCESSING THE DATA
CONCERNED. HOWEVER, WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO FURTHER PROCESSING IF WE CAN
PROVE COMPELLING REASONS WORTHY OF PROTECTION FOR PROCESSING WHICH
OUTWEIGH YOUR INTERESTS, FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS, OR IF THE
PROCESSING SERVES TO ASSERT, EXERCISE OR DEFEND LEGAL CLAIMS.
IF WE PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA FOR DIRECT MARKETING PURPOSES, YOU HAVE
THE RIGHT TO OBJECT AT ANY TIME TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
WHICH ARE USED FOR DIRECT MARKETING PURPOSES. YOU MAY EXERCISE THE
OBJECTION AS DESCRIBED ABOVE.
IF YOU EXERCISE YOUR RIGHT TO OBJECT, WE WILL STOP PROCESSING THE DATA
CONCERNED FOR DIRECT ADVERTISING PURPOSES.
8) Duration of Storage of Personal Data
The duration of the storage of personal data is determined by the
respective legal retention period (e.g. commercial and tax retention
periods). After expiry of this period, the corresponding data will be
routinely deleted, provided they are no longer necessary for the
performance or initiation of the contract and/or there is no longer any
legitimate interest on our part in the further storage.