You can visit our website or portal without entering any personal information.
We draw your attention to the fact that data transfer over the internet (such as communicating via e-mail) can come with a security risk. Complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.
Who is responsible for data collection on this website?
Data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator.
For contact information, please refer to the legal notice of this website.
How do we collect your data?
One way we collect your data is when you share it with us. These might, for instance, be data that you enter into a contact form.
Other data are collected automatically by our IT systems when you visit the website. These are mainly technical data (e.g. browser, operating system or time of your visit to the site). The collection of these data takes place automatically as soon as you call up our website.
Which personal data are collected and why?
If you visit our website or portal, we will not store any of your personal data in this context. If, however, you have the option to enter personal or business data (such as your name, postal address, telephone number, e-mail address or preferred method of contact) within the portal, any data of this kind that you enter will be disclosed to us on an expressly voluntary basis.
To improve our products and our portal, we evaluate statistical data that cannot be used to trace you.
Disclosure to third parties of personal data
How is your personal data protected?
We have in place precautionary measures, including administrative, electronic and physical procedures, to protect your personal information from loss, theft, misuse, unauthorised access, disclosure and alteration. You too can help and contribute to the protection of your personal information on the Internet by taking appropriate precautions. Change your passwords often and use a combination of letters and numbers, in both lower and upper case.
You may at any time require the release of information about the data stored concerning your person, the origin of the data, the recipients thereof and the purpose for the storage of these data. You also have a right to the correction, suppression or erasure of your data in accordance with the statutory provisions. For this purpose, please contact us by e-mail.
If you send us requests using the contact form, we will store the details you enter into the request form, including your contact details, for the purpose of processing your request and to answer any follow-up questions. We will not pass on this data without your consent.
Exclusion of promotional mails
The use of contact data published in the context of our obligation to include a legal notice on our site to send promotional and information e-mails that you have not expressly solicited is hereby ruled out. The website operator expressly reserves the right to pursue legal steps in the case of unsolicited advertising information, sent for example through spam mails.
Please note that, for the purpose of simplifying the purchasing process and for the later execution of the contract by the website operator, cookies are used to store the IP data of the owner of the connection and the data entered by the purchaser.
The data you provide are required for execution of the contract or the implementation of pre-contractual measures. Without these data, we cannot enter into a contract with you. No data are transmitted to third parties, with the exception of the transmission of credit card details to the bank/payment service provider managing the payment for the purpose of processing the purchase price, to the transport company/delivery service we commission to deliver the merchandise and to our tax adviser for the fulfilment of our obligations under tax law.
If you terminate the purchase midway, the data we have stored until that point will be deleted. If you enter into a contract with us, all data from the contractual relationship will be stored until the end of the mandatory period of storage set out in tax law. Your name, address, the goods you have purchased and the date of purchase will also be stored until the end of the period of product liability. Data processing takes place on the basis of the statutory provisions and the GDPR.
If you do not want to accept cookies, you can set your browser to inform you of the placing of cookies and permit it only in individual cases. Deactivating cookies may restrict the functionality of our website.
As is the case with most websites, certain information is also automatically collected by us and stored in log files. This information includes Internet protocol addresses (IP addresses), browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), referring and exit pages, operating system, date/time stamps and click-stream data.
Some of our e-mail messages feature click-through URLs linked to content on our website or portal. If you click on such an URL address, you will be directed via the web server to the actual target website. These click-through data are collected to help us determine the level of interest in particular topics and measure the effectiveness of the communication. If you would not like your information to be gathered in such a manner, avoid clicking text or graphic links in e-mails.
Plug-ins from the social networking site facebook.com are used on this website resp. this portal, which are operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA (Facebook). You can recognise the Facebook plug-ins on our site by the Facebook logo or the Like button.
Should you access a webpage on our website that contains this plug-in, then a connection to the Facebook server will be established and the plug-in will be shown through the website on your browser. As a consequence, the Facebook server will obtain the information about which of our web pages you have visited. If you are logged into Facebook as a member, then Facebook will associate this information with your personal Facebook user account. Using the plug-in functions (e.g. by clicking on the "Like" button, making a comment), will also associate this information with your Facebook account.
If you do not want Facebook to associate your visit to our website with your Facebook user profile, please log out of your Facebook account.
For further information about the collection and use of data by Facebook, about your relevant rights and options for protecting your privacy, please refer to Facebook's data protection information.
Features of the Instagram service are incorporated into this website. These features are offered by Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA. If you use Twitter and the retweet function, the pages you visit will be linked to your Instagram account and made known to other users. Data will also be passed on to Instagram in the process.
We draw your attention to the fact that as provider of the site, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transferred, as well as its utilisation by Instagram.
This site features the +1 button of the social network Google Plus offered by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter referred to as Google). If you visit a page of our website which has a +1 button, a connection will be established to Google's servers in the United States and the button displayed on the page through communication with your browser. Both your IP address and the information concerning which of our web pages you have visited will be transmitted to the Google server. This applies regardless of whether you are registered with or logged in to Google Plus. Transmission will take place even in the case of users who are not registered or logged in. The +1 button will not be used to track your visits on the Internet. When a +1 button is displayed, Google will not permanently log your browsing history, nor will it evaluate your visit to a site with the +1 button in any other way. Google will store data concerning your visit for about two weeks for system maintenance and troubleshooting purposes. These data are not, however, structured according to individual profiles, user names or URLs, nor will they be shared with us.
Furthermore, if you are a member of Google Plus and are logged in to Google Plus at the time you use the plug-in, the collected information concerning your website visit will be linked with your Google Plus account and made known to other users. In the case also of interactions that are possible with the various Google plug-ins, the relevant information about you will be collected and transmitted to Google and stored there. You can see an overview of the various types of Google plug-in here: https://developers.google.com/+/plugins
If you have made your profile publicly available in the Google Plus settings, Google may use your +1s as information alongside your profile name and photo in Google services, such as search results or in your Google profile, or display them in other places on websites and ads on the Internet. If you do not want Google to associate the information collected directly with your Google Plus profile, you will need to log out of Google Plus before visiting our site.
For further information about the collection and use of data by Google, about your relevant rights and options for protecting your privacy, please refer to Google's data protection information. www.google.com/intl/de/+/policy/+1button.html.
You have also the option to prevent the Google plug-in from loading by installing the corresponding add-ons in your browser.
Features of the Flickr service are incorporated into this website. These features are offered by SmugMug Inc., Suite 200, 67 E Evelyn Avenue, Mountain View, CA 94041, USA. If you use Twitter and the retweet function, the pages you visit will be linked to your Flickr account and made known to other users. Data will also be passed on to Flickr in the process.
We draw your attention to the fact that as provider of the site, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transferred, as well as its utilisation by Flickr.
Features of the YouTube service are incorporated into this website. These features are offered by YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you use Twitter and the retweet function, the pages you visit will be linked to your YouTube account and made known to other users. Data will also be passed on to YouTube in the process.
We draw your attention to the fact that as provider of the site, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transferred, as well as its utilisation by YouTube.
This website uses features of the Google Analytics web analysis service, which is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
In the case that IP Anonymisation is activated on the website, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within the Member States of the European Union or in other countries which are contracting parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address will only be transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there in exceptional cases. Google uses this information to analyse your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities for the website operators and to provide other services related to the use of the website and of the Internet. The IP address disclosed by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data held by Google.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser software. Please be aware, however, that you may not then be able to make full use of all the functions of this website. Moreover, you can prevent the capture of data generated by cookies related to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) by Google, as well as the processing of the data by Google by downloading and installing a browser plug-in available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
This website uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential contents, such as orders or queries that you send to us as the website operator. You can see when a connection is encrypted because the browser address line changes from "http://" to "https://" and a padlock symbol appears in the browser line.
If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you send to us cannot be read by third parties.
Of course, you can inquire about which data is processed concerning you, where this data came from and for what purposes it is used. You can also correct wrong data or delete data that have been falsely processed. The provisions of the Data Protection Act apply.
You can assert your rights to information, correction, erasure or suppression at any time. If you wish to assert your rights, especially if you wish to withdraw your consent to the future collection, storage or use of your personal data, please contact us by e-mail or by post.