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Privacy

Data Protection

We thank you for your interest in our website. The protection of your privacy is very important to us. The following information provides a comprehensive overview of how we handle your data. 

Storage of access data in server logfiles 


You may visit our website without providing any personal information. We store only access data in server logfiles, such as the name of the requested file, the date and time of the request, the quantity of data transmitted, and the requesting provider. This data is evaluated exclusively for the purpose of ensuring the fault-free functioning of the site and for improving the quality of our service, and does not permit any conclusions to be drawn concerning your identity. 

Data collection and use for performance of a contract and upon opening of a customer account 


We collect, store, and process your data for handling your purchase and processing any subsequent warranty claims, as well as for advertising purposes. Personal data is collected if you voluntarily provide it in the course of your order of goods, when opening a customer account, or when registering to receive the newsletter. 
The specific data collected may be seen from the corresponding input forms.
When you register for the newsletter, your e-mail address is used for our own internal advertising purposes until you unsubscribe from the newsletter. You can unsubscribe at any time using the link provided in each newsletter.
We share your personal data with the external service providers whose services are used in the fulfillment of your order (shippers, logistics companies, payment service providers, banks).
Once the contract has been fully performed or your customer acount deleted, your data will be blocked form further use and deleted as soon as applicable tax and commercial law permits, unless you have explicitly consented to the further use of your data or we have reserved the right to make further use of your data as permitted by law and of which we have informed you below. You may delete your customer account at any time, and may do so by using the corresponding function in your customer account. 

Registration for E-mail newsletter


If you have separately registered to receive the newsletter, your e-mail address will be used for our own advertising purposes. You will regularly be sent an e-mail newsletter until you unregister. You may revoke your registration at any time at no charge, except for any data transmission costs assessed by your Internet access provider on the basis of its standard rates for such services.  

Use of cookies


In order to make the use of our website more attractive and enable the use of particular functions, we use “cookies” on various pages of the site. These are small text files which are stored on your terminal device. Some of the cookies we used are deleted after the end of your browser session, i.e. once your browser is closed (session cookies). Other cookies remain on your terminal device, and enable us or our partner companies to recognize your browser on your next visit (persistent cookies).
You can change your browser settings to ensure that you are informed of the placing of any cookies, and may decide individually whether to accept a cookie in a particular case or exclude them in general. Failure to accept cookies may limit the functionality of our website.

Data security


Your payment information is transmitted through the Internet in encrypted form during the order process. We take technical and organization measures to protect our website and other systems against loss, destruction, access, modification, or disclosure of your data by unauthorized persons. You should always treat your access information as confidential and close the browser window once you have finished your communication with us, especially if you are using a shared computer.
We store the text of the contract and send you the order data and our General Terms and Conditions via e-mail. You can also see our General Terms and Conditions at any time here. You can see your previous orders in our customer login area.

Revocation of consent


You have expressly given us the statements of consent as specified below, and we have recorded your agreement. In accordance with the German Telemedia Act, we are obligated to keep the contents of such statements of consent available for your inspection at any time. You may revoke your consent with immediate effect at any time. 

Consent to e-mail advertising


I want to suscribe to the e-mail newsletter and stay informed of any novelties. I can unsubcribe at any time via a link in the newsletter. 

Use of Google Analytics for Web analysis


This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (www.google.de). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, text files stored on your computer and permitting your use of the website to be analyzed. The information generated by the cookie concerning your use of this website is ordinarily transmitted to a Google server in the United States and stored there. If IP anonymization on this website is activated, Google will abbreviate your IP address within Member States of the European Union or in other Contracting States of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the United States and abbreviated there. IP anonymization is in effect on this website. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports regarding website activity, and to provide other services relating to the website and Internet use to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser through Google Analytics will not be combined with other data stored by Google.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by changing the settings on your browser software accordingly. In that event, however, you may not be able to make use of all functions of this website to their full extent.
In addition, you can prevent collection of the data related to your use of the website generated by the cookie (including your IP address) and its transmission to and processing by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link:
http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
Further information regarding Google Analytics and data protection can be found at http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

Use of Facebook plugins


On our website, use is made of the social plugins (“plugins”) of the social network Facebook, operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). These plugins are marked with a Facebook logo, or the tag “Soziales Plug-in von Facebook“ or “Facebook Social Plugin”. For an overview of the Facebook plugins and their appearance, please see: http://developers.facebook.com/plugins
If you call up a page of our Internet presence containing such a plugin, your browser will establish a direct connection to Facebook’s servers. The contents of the plugin will be transmitted directly to your browser from Facebook and incorporated into the page. Through this incorporation, Facebook is informed that your browser has called up the corresponding page of our website, even if you do not have a Facebook profile or are not presently logged into Facebook. This information (including your IP address), is transmitted directly from your browser to a Facebook server located in the United States and stored there. 
If you are logged into Facebook, Facebook can directly attribute your visit to our website to your Facebook profile. If you interact with the plugins, e.g. by clicking the “like” button or leaving a comment, this information will also be transmitted directly to a Facebook server and stored there. The information will also be displayed on your Facebook profile and indicated to your Facebook friends.
For information concerning the purpose and scope of this data collection and its further processing and use by Facebook, as well as your rights and optional settings in this regard for the protection of your privacy, please see Facebook’s data protection policies: http://www.facebook.com/policy.php 
If you do not want Facebook to attribute to your Facebook profile the information collected via our Internet presence, you must log out of Facebook before visiting our website. You may also entirely prevent loading of Facebook plugins with add-ons for your browser, such as “Facebook Blocker” (http://webgraph.com/resources/facebookblocker/) or the “NoScript” script blocker (http://noscript.net/).

Use of Twitter plugins


We also use the plugins of Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA (hereinafter “Twitter”). These can be recognized by the Twitter logo, a blue bird on a light background. 
By incorporating the “Tweet” button, Twitter is notified that you have called up the corresponding page of our Internet presence. If you are logged into Twitter, Twitter can attribute your visit to your Twitter account.
When the tweet button is selected, a connection is established to one of Twitter’s servers. If you are logged into Twitter, you can now directly “twitter” our link.  
For more information concerning the function and handling of your data and their further use by Twitter, please see Twitter’s privacy policies: http://twitter.com/privacy. 

Use of Pinterest plugins


We also use the “Pin it” button of the social media network Pinterest, operated by Pinterest, Inc., 808 Brannan St, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA (hereinafter “Pinterest”).
By incorporating the “Pin it” button, Pinterest is notified that you have called up the corresponding page of our Internet presence. If you are logged into Pinterest, Pinterest can attribute your visit to your Pinterest account.
The information transmitted by clicking on the “Pin it” button is stored by Pinterest. If you wish to prevent this from occurring, you must log out of your Pinterest account prior to clicking on the “Pin it” button. 
For information concerning the purpose and scope of this data collection and its further processing and use by Pinterest, as well as your rights and optional settings in this regard for the protection of your privacy, please see Pinterest’s data protection policies: http://pinterest.com/about/privacy/

Right to information and contact methods


You have the right to be informed free of charge of your personal data stored by us, as well as, if applicable, a right to have such data corrected, blocked, or deleted. For questions relating to the collection, processing, or use of your personal data, for receiving information, correcting, blocking, or deleting such data, or for the revocation of consent previously granted or objections to a particular use of your data, please contact us directly by means of the contact information provided in our legal notice.