Access data and hosting:
You can visit our website without providing any personal information. With every visit of the website, the web server automatically saves a so-called server log file which, for example, contains the name of the requested file, your IP address, date and time of the call, the amount of data transmitted and the requesting provider (access data) and documents the call.
These access data are evaluated exclusively for the purpose of ensuring trouble-free operation of the site and improving our services. This serves according to art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit f GDPR the protection of our legitimate interests in the proper presentation of our offer that are overriding in the process of balancing of interests. All access data will be deleted no later than seven days after the end of your visit to the site. Within the framework of processing on our behalf, third party providers provide us with hosting and presentation services for our websites. We use the following service providers for hosting the respective website:
Hosting Service: Madrid (Spain) SiteGround Spain S.L. C/ Serrano 1, 5º 28001 Madrid
If a service provider is based in the USA, it is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield. A current certificate can be viewed here. As a result of this agreement between the US and the European Commission, the latter has established an adequate level of data protection for companies certified under the Privacy Shield. All data collected in the context of the use of these web pages or in forms provided for the purposes as described below are processed on the servers of the respective service provider. Processing on other servers only takes place as described within this privacy statement.
We collect personal data if you voluntarily provide it when contacting us (e.g. via newsletter subscription opt-on, contact form or e-mail). Mandatory fields are marked as such, since in these cases we require the data for processing your contact or opening of the customer account in accordance with art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b GDPR and you cannot send the contact without this information. Which data is collected can be seen from the respective input forms. We use the data provided by you to process your enquiries.
We have engaged service providers for the technical processing of your inquiries on our behalf. These service providers are based in the USA and are certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield. As a result of this agreement between the US and the European Commission, the latter has established an adequate level of data protection for companies certified under the Privacy Shield.
After complete processing of the inquiry, your data will be restricted for further processing and deleted after expiry of the storage periods under tax and commercial law, unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data or we reserve the right to use data beyond this, which is permitted by law and about which we inform you in this declaration.
If you have ordered goods which we will send to you by post, we will pass on the data required for the fulfillment of the contract in accordance with art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b GDPR to the shipping company commissioned with the delivery if this is necessary for the delivery of ordered goods.
To improve the user experience on our website and enable you to use its certain features in order to show suitable products or conduct market research, some pages of this website use the so-called cookies. This serves the protection of our legitimate interests in the optimized presentation of our offer according to art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit f GDPR that are overriding in the process of balancing of interests. A cookie is a small text file which is stored automatically on your end device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after you close the browser session, i.e. when you close the browser (that’s the so-called session cookies). Other cookies are stored in your end-user device and enable us to recognize your browser when you visit us again (persistent cookies).
To find out how to change the settings in your browser, read the description below:
Opera™ : http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.20/en/cookies.html
Internet Explorer™: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Please note that disabling cookies may limit your access to some features of our website.
A. Web Analysis
Use of Google (Universal) Analytics for web analysis
For website analysis, this website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google LLC (www.google.com). Pursuant to art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit f GDPR, this serves to safeguard our legitimate interests in an optimized presentation of our offer that are overriding in the process of balancing of interests. Google Analytics uses methods that enable an analysis of your use of the website, such as cookies. The automatically collected information about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. By activating IP anonymisation on this website, the IP address is shortened prior to transmission within the Member States of the European Union or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. The anonymous IP address transmitted by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data. After the end of the use of Google Analytics by us the data collected in this context will be deleted.
Google LLC is headquartered in the USA and is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield. A current certificate can be viewed here. As a result of this agreement between the US and the European Commission, the latter has established an adequate level of data protection for companies certified under the Privacy Shield.
You can prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
As an alternative to the browser plugin, you can click the link below to prevent Google Analytics from collecting data on this website in the future. An opt-out cookie is stored on your device. If you delete your cookies, you must click the link again.
B. Advertising via marketing networks
Google Tag Manager
We use the Google Tag Manager to manage usage-based advertising services. The Tag Manager itself is a cookie-free domain and does not collect any personal data. Rather, the tool triggers other tags that may in turn collect data. If you have disabled at the domain or cookie level, it will remain for all tracking tags implemented with Google Tag Manager.
Advertising via the pixel of the social network Facebook:
On this website the Facebook pixel is integrated. We use the following functions of the Facebook Pixel for the specified purposes:
• Facebook Connect, analysis of access data for the purposes of interest-based advertising on Facebook;
• Facebook Custom Audience, analysis of access data for purposes of targeted advertising to third parties on Facebook;
• Facebook Pixel Remarketing, analysis of the access data of product pages for the purpose of displaying interest-based advertising on Facebook;
• Facebook Pixel Tracking, analysis of access data for the purpose of interest-based advertising on Facebook;
• Facebook Pixel Conversions, analysis of the conversion data at order completion (order value, currency, indication of whether existing or new customer) for purposes of interest-based advertising on Facebook and the billing of these.
The Facebook pixel automatically sets a cookie when you visit our website, which automatically uses a pseudonymous cookie ID and the pages you visit to enable the above functions for the purposes explained. Pursuant to art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit f GDPR, this serves to safeguard our legitimate interests in an optimal marketing of our website that are overriding in the process of balancing of interests. The data collected in this context will be deleted once the Facebook services have ceased to be used for their intended purpose and at the end of their use.
The Facebook Pixel is a service of Facebook, Inc. (www.facebook.com). Facebook, Inc. is headquartered in the USA and is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield. A current certificate can be viewed here. As a result of this agreement between the US and the European Commission, the latter has established an adequate level of data protection for companies certified under the Privacy Shield.
The contradiction and a complete deactivation of the Facebook pixel is possible via the link below. Clicking on the opt-out link sets an opt-out cookie (persistent HTML5 storage object) with an unlimited validity period, which prevents any traffic through the Facebook pixel. This only applies to the browser currently in use on the associated device and must be repeated for any other browser if necessary.
Social Media PlugIns:
Use of the social plugins from Facebook, Google, Instagram, Pinterest using the Shariff solution:
On our website social buttons are used by social networks. In order to increase the protection of your data when you visit our website, these buttons are not fully integrated into the page as plug-ins, but only by using an HTML link. This integration ensures that no connection to the servers of the provider of the respective social network is established when a page of our website containing such buttons is called up.
Click on one of the buttons, a new window of your browser opens and calls up the page of the respective service provider, on which you can (if necessary after entering your login data) e.g. press the Like or Share button. The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by the providers on their pages as well as the possibility of contact and your relevant rights and setting options for the protection of your privacy can be found in the data protection information of the providers.
Youtube Video Plugins
This website integrates content via the video platform service Youtube. Pursuant to art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit f GDPR, this serves to safeguard our legitimate interests in an optimal presentation of our offer that are overriding in the process of balancing of interests.
Youtube is operated by Google LLC (www.google.com). Google LLC is headquartered in the USA and is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield. A current certificate can be viewed here. As a result of this agreement between the US and the European Commission, the latter has established an adequate level of data protection for companies certified under the Privacy Shield.
For videos from Youtube, which are integrated on our site, the extended data protection setting is activated. This means that no information from website visitors is collected and stored on YouTube unless they play the video. The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by the providers as well as your relevant rights and setting options for the protection of your privacy can be found in the data protection information of Google (https://privacy.google.com/ )
Contact possibilities and your rights:
As a data subject, you have the following rights:
in accordance with art. 15 GDPR, you have the right to request information about your personal data processed by us to the extent described therein;
in accordance with art. 16 GDPR, you have the right to demand the immediate correction of incorrect or complete personal data stored by us;
in accordance with art. 17 GDPR, you have the right to request the deletion of your personal data stored with us, unless further processing
• to exercise freedom of expression and information;
• for the fulfilment of a legal obligation;
• for reasons of public interest; or
• for asserting, exercising or defending legal claims
in accordance with art. 18 GDPR, you have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data, insofar as
• the correctness of the data is denied by you;
• the processing is unlawful, but you refuse to delete it;
• we no longer need the data, but you do need it to assert, exercise or defend legal claims, or
• you have lodged an objection to the processing pursuant to art. 21 GDPR;
In accordance with art. 20 GDPR, you have the right to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, current and machine-readable format or to request its transfer to another person responsible;
the right to complain to a supervisory authority pursuant to art. 77 GDPR. You can also contact the supervisory authority at your usual place of residence or workplace or at our company headquarters.
If you have any questions regarding the collection, processing or use of your personal data, information, correction, restriction of the processing or deletion of data or revocation of any consent given or objection to a specific use of data, please contact our company data protection officer.
St. Gallerstrasse 60
Right of objection:
Insofar as we process personal data as described above in order to protect our legitimate interests that are overriding in the process of balancing of interests, you can object to this processing with effect for the future. If the data is processed for direct marketing purposes, you can exercise this right at any time as described above. If the processing takes place for other purposes, you are only entitled to a right of objection if there are reasons arising from your particular situation.
After exercising your right of objection, we will not process your personal data further for these purposes, unless we can prove compelling reasons worthy of protection for the processing, which outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or if the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.
This does not apply if the processing is for direct marketing purposes. Then we will not process your personal data for this purpose.
Last Update: July 01th, 2021