Data protection

We are glad that you visit our website and thank you for your interest! Protecting your privacy when using our website is important to us, so please be aware of the information below about how to handle your information:


1) Fundamentals for the handling of personal data

You can visit our website without giving any personal information. Every time you access our website, usage data is transmitted through the respective Internet browser and stored in log files, the so-called server log files, such as the following: Date and time of the retrieval, name of the accessed page, amount of data transferred and the requesting provider, stored. These data can not be assigned to a specific person and serves solely to ensure trouble-free operation of our website and to improve our offer.

Personal data is collected if you voluntarily provide us with these information for the purpose of carrying out a contract or opening a customer account. Which data are collected, can be seen from the respective input forms. A deletion of your customer account is possible at any time and can be done by a message to the contact option described below. We save and use the data you have provided for the execution of the contract. After completion of the contract or deletion of your customer account, your data will be blocked with regard to tax and commercial retention periods, deleted after expiration of these periods, unless you have expressly consented to a further use of your data or a legally permitted further use of data by our side which we will inform you accordingly below.

When contacting us (for example via contact form or e-mail), personal data is collected. Which data are collected in the case of a contact form can be seen from the respective contact form. These data are stored and used solely for the purpose of answering your request or for establishing contact and the associated technical administration. Your data will be deleted after final processing of your request, if you so desire and the deletion no legal storage requirements.

Furthermore, your e-mail address will be saved and published in the comment function on the website.

The follow-up comments can be subscribed by you as a user. You will receive a confirmation e-mail to confirm that you are the owner of the given e-mail address. You can unsubscribe from ongoing comment subscriptions at any time, please refer to the confirmation e-mail for more information on the unsubscribe option.

2) Disclosure of personal data for order processing

2.1 The personal data collected by us shall be passed on to the transport company commissioned with the delivery within the scope of the contract, insofar as this is necessary for the delivery of the goods.

2.2 For payment via PayPal, credit card via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal or – if offered – “purchase on account” via PayPal, we will transfer your payment data to Paypal (Europe) S.à r.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg (hereinafter referred to as “PayPal”). PayPal reserves itself for the payment methods credit card via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal or – if offered – “purchase on account” via PayPal the execution of a credit check. The result of the credit check on the statistical probability of default is used by PayPal for the purpose of deciding on the provision of the respective payment method. The credit information can contain probability values ​​(so-called score values). Insofar as score values ​​are included in the results of the credit rating, they are based on a scientifically recognized mathematical-statistical procedure. The calculation of score values ​​includes, among other things, address data. For further data protection information, among other things to the used credit reference agencies, please refer to the privacy policy of PayPal: https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full
3) Disclosure of personal data for credit and identity checks and scoring when purchasing an invoice

When selecting the payment method “Purchase invoice” via BillSAFE you will be asked in the order process, your personal data (first and last name, street, house number, zip code, city, date of birth and e-mail address). PayPal (Europe) S.à.r.l. et Cie, SCA, 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg, will check on the basis of the personal data you provide, as well as other data (such as shopping cart, invoice amount, order history, payment history), whether the payment method you have selected for payment – and / or bad debt risks can be granted. In addition to PayPal internal criteria, identity and credit information from the following information sources may be included in the appraisal process:
– SCHUFA Holding AG, Kormoranweg 5, D-65201 Wiesbaden, Germany, Tel .: +49 (0) 611-9278-0, Fax: -109
– CRIF GmbH, Dessauerstraße 9, 80992 Munich, Tel .: +49 (0) 721/255 11 0, Fax: – 22
– accumio finance services GmbH Customer Care Service Center, PO Box 110254, 30099 Hannover
– Infoscore Consumer Data GmbH (arvato), Rheinstrasse 99, D-76532 Baden-Baden, Germany, Tel .: +49 (0) 7221-5040-1000, Fax: -1001
– CRIF Bürgel GmbH, Gasstraße 18, D-22761 Hamburg, Germany, Tel .: +49 (0) 40-89803-0, Fax: -777
– mediafinanz AG, Weiße Breite 5, 49084 Osnabrück
Tel .: +49 (0) 541- 2029-0, Fax: -101
– Creditreform Boniversum GmbH, Hellersbergstr. 11, D-41460 Neuss, Tel .: +49 (0) 2131-109-501, Fax: -557
The credit information can contain probability values ​​(so-called score values). Insofar as score values ​​are included in the results of the credit rating, they are based on a scientifically recognized mathematical-statistical procedure, and the calculation of score values ​​includes, among other things, address data. For the purpose of identity verification, your personal information will be transmitted to one of the above credit bureaus. The credit bureau will then indicate the degree of compliance of the personal data stored with it with the data you provided in percentage terms and, if necessary, a reference to an ID card-based legitimacy test carried out at the credit agency. PayPal can thus recognize on the basis of the submitted agreement rates, whether a person is stored under the address you indicated in the database of the credit agency. For more information about the PayPals BillSAFE Privacy Policy, see the following Internet address: http://www.billsafe.com/privacy-policy/buyer

4) Cookies

In order to make the 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 device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the end of the browser session, ie after closing your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your device and allow us or our affiliate to recognize your browser on your next visit (persistent cookies). You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and individually decide on their acceptance or exclude the acceptance of cookies for specific cases or in general. Failure to accept cookies may limit the functionality of our website.


5) Contact the customer evaluation request

If you have given us your explicit consent during or after your order by activating a checkbox or by clicking on the “Rate Later” button, we will send your e-mail address to submit a review of your order to Trusted Shops GmbH, Subbelrather Str. 15c, 50823 Cologne (www.trustedshops.de), so that they remind you by e-mail of the possibility to submit a rating. This consent can be withdrawn at any time by sending a message to the contact option described below or directly to Trusted Shops.

6) Use of social plugins

Our website uses social plugins (“plugins”) from the Instagram online service operated by Instagram LLC., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA (“Instagram”). The plugins are marked with an Instagram logo, for example in the form of an “Instagram camera”. An overview of the Instagram plugins and their appearance can be found here: http://blog.instagram.com/post/36222022872/introducing-instagram-badges.

When you visit a page of our website that contains such a plugin, your browser connects directly to Instagram’s servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted by Instagram directly to your browser and integrated into the page. Through this integration, Instagram receives the information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page of our website, even if you do not have an Instagram profile or are currently not logged in to Instagram. This information (including your IP address) is sent from your browser directly to an Instagram server in the US and stored there.

If you are logged in to Instagram, Instagram can immediately assign the visit to our website to your Instagram account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking on the “Instagram Camera” button, this information is also sent directly to an Instagram server and stored there. The information will also be posted on your Instagram account and displayed there to your contacts.

The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Instagram as well as your related rights and settings options to protect your privacy, please refer to the privacy policy of Instagram: https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388/.

If you do not want Instagram to directly map the data collected through our website to your Instagram account, you’ll need to log out of Instagram before visiting our website. You can completely prevent the loading of Instagram plugins even with add-ons for your browser, eg. With the script blocker “NoScript” (http://noscript.net/).


7) Use of Videos (e.g., Youtube, Vimeo)

This website uses the Youtube embedding function to display and play videos of the provider “Youtube”. Here, the extended privacy mode is used, which according to the provider information storage of user information only when playing the video in motion. When the playback of embedded Youtube videos starts, the provider “Youtube” uses cookies to collect information about user behavior. According to “Youtube” hints, these are used, among other things, to capture video statistics, improve user-friendliness and prevent abusive practices. Regardless of any playback of the embedded video, every time you visit this site, you will be connected to the Google Network “DoubleClick”, which may trigger further data processing without our having any influence.
For more information about data protection at “YouTube”, please see the provider’s privacy policy at: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

8) Web analysis service

8.1 This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator.
The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest extent possible. In addition, you may prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
As an alternative to the browser plug-in or within browsers on mobile devices, please click on the following link to set an opt-out cookie that will prevent Google Analytics from entering this website in the future (this opt-out cookie only works in this browser and only for this domain, delete your cookies in this browser, you must click this link again):

Disable Google Analytics

It should be noted that this website uses Google Analytics with the extension “_anonymizeIp ()” and therefore IP addresses are processed only shortened, in order to prevent them being directly linked to a particular individual.

8.2 This service uses the Visual Website Optimizer web analytics service (“VWO”) for statistical analysis of visitor traffic, operated by Wingfy, 14th Floor, KLJ Tower North, Netaji Subhash Place, Pitam Pura, Delhi 110034, India. With the help of VWO, anonymous visitor data is collected, evaluated and stored for optimization and marketing purposes. VWO uses so-called “cookies”, these cookies are small text files that are stored locally in the clipboard of the Internet browser of the site visitor. These cookies are used to recognize the browser and thus allow a more accurate determination of the statistics. The IP address is anonymized immediately after processing and prior to its storage. In order to counter data collection and storage of your anonymised visitor data for the future, you can obtain an opt-out cookie from VWO under the following link, which will cause no visitor data from your browser to be collected and stored at VWO in the future:
https://vwo.com/opt-out/
The opt-out cookie is set by VWO. Please do not delete this opt-out cookie as long as you want to keep your objection.

9) Retargeting / Remarketing / Referral Advertising

– If you have given us your explicit consent by clicking on a button provided for this purpose, we set within our website the “Facebook Pixel” of, Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). This way, users can track their behavior after seeing or clicking on a Facebook ad. This process is designed to evaluate the effectiveness of Facebook advertisements for statistical and market research purposes and may help to optimize future advertising efforts.
The data collected is anonymous to us, so do not provide us with any conclusions about the identity of the users. However, the data are stored and processed by Facebook, so that a connection to the respective user profile is possible and Facebook can use the data for its own advertising purposes, according to the Facebook data usage directive (https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/). You can enable Facebook and its affiliates to show ads on and off Facebook. It may also be stored for these purposes, a cookie on your computer.
A consent in the use of the Facebook pixel may only be declared by users who are older than 13 years old. If you are younger, we ask that you ask your guardians for permission. In order to generally oppose the use of cookies on your computer, you can set your Internet browser so that in the future no more cookies can be stored on your computer or already stored cookies are deleted. However, switching off all cookies may mean that some functions on our website can no longer be executed. You may refuse the use of third-party cookies, such as cookies. Disable Facebook also on the website of the Digital Advertising Alliance: http://www.aboutads.info/choices/


10) Your rights and contact

You have a right to free information about your stored data and, if necessary, a right to correction, blocking or deletion of this data. If you have further questions regarding the collection, processing or use of your personal data, please contact us. The same applies to information, blocking, deletion and correction requests regarding your personal data as well as for revocations of granted consent. You can find the contact adress in our imprint.

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