Data protectioin 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.
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.
Responsible person/Data protection officer
Contact us at any time. The contact details of the person responsible for data processing can be found in our legal notice.
You can contact our data protection officers directly at: 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:
Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/de-de/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/de/kb/cookies-erlauben-und-ablehnen
Technically necessary cookies
Processing is carried out on the basis of art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR due to our largely justified interest in ensuring the optimal functionality of the website as well as a user-friendly and effective design of our range of services. 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 Cookiebot
We use the consent management tool Cookiebot from Cybot A/S, Havnegade 39, 1058 Copenhagen, Denmark ("Cookiebot") on our website.
The tool enables you to give your consent to data processing via the website, in particular the setting of cookies, and to exercise your right to withdraw consent that you have already given. The purpose of data processing is to obtain and document the necessary consent for data processing and thus to comply with legal obligations. Cookies may be used for this purpose. The following information may be collected and transmitted to Cookiebot: anonymized IP address, date and time of consent, URL from which the consent was sent, anonymous, random, encrypted key, consent status. This data is not passed on to other third parties. The data processing is carried out to fulfill a legal obligation on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c GDPR. You can find more information on data protection at Cookiebot at https://www.cookiebot.com/de/privacy-policy/
Use of the Google Analytics
Use of Google Fonts
We use Google Fonts from Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland; "Google") on our website. The purpose of data processing is to ensure the uniform 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 are processed and transmitted to Google. This data is not linked to your Google account.
Your data may be transferred to the USA. There is no adequacy decision by the EU Commission for the USA. Data is transferred on the basis of standard contractual clauses, among others, as suitable guarantees for the protection of personal data, which can be viewed at https://policies.google.com/privacy/frameworks.
The processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR out of our overriding legitimate interest in a user-friendly and aesthetic design of our website. You have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to the processing of personal data concerning you based on Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR by notifying us.
Further information on data processing and data protection can be found at https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/ and/or at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq.
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: 27.10.2020