We consider it our primary task to maintain the confidentiality of the personal data you provide and to protect it from unauthorized access. That is why we use the utmost care and the latest security standards to ensure maximum protection of your personal data.
As a company under private law, we are subject to the provisions of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG). We have taken technical and organizational measures to ensure that data protection regulations are observed both by us and by our external service providers.
Last modified: May 22, 2018
I. Name and address of the person responsible
The person responsible within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation and other national data protection laws of the member states as well as other data protection regulations is:
II. Name and address of the data protection officer
External data protection officer: Sven Oliver Rüsche c/o online agency Rüsche Enneststr. 3 D-51702 Bergneustadt Landline: 0800/9989888 (Mon-Fri 8 a.m. – 4.30 p.m.) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.sor.de
III. General information on data processing
1. Scope of processing of personal data We only process our users’ personal data to the extent that this is necessary to provide a functioning website and our content and services. The processing of personal data of our users takes place regularly only with the consent of the user. An exception applies in such cases in which it is not possible to obtain prior consent for actual reasons and the processing of the data is permitted by statutory provisions.
2. Legal basis for the processing of personal data Insofar as we obtain the consent of the person concerned for the processing of personal data, Article 6 (1) (a) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) serves as the legal basis. Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR serves as the legal basis for the processing of personal data required to fulfill a contract to which the data subject is a party. This also applies to processing operations that are necessary to carry out pre-contractual measures. Insofar as processing of personal data is necessary to fulfill a legal obligation to which our company is subject, Article 6 (1) (c) GDPR serves as the legal basis. In the event that vital interests of the data subject or another natural person require the processing of personal data, Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. d GDPR serves as the legal basis. If the processing is necessary to protect a legitimate interest of our company or a third party and if the interests, fundamental rights and fundamental freedoms of the person concerned do not outweigh the first interest, Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR serves as the legal basis for the processing.
3. Data deletion and storage period The personal data of the person concerned will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of storage no longer applies. Storage can also take place if this has been provided for by the European or national legislator in EU regulations, laws or other regulations to which the person responsible is subject. The data will also be blocked or deleted if a storage period prescribed by the standards mentioned expires, unless there is a need for further storage of the data for the conclusion or fulfillment of a contract.
IV. Provision of the website and creation of log files
1. Description and scope of data processing Every time our website is accessed, our system automatically collects data and information from the computer system of the accessing computer. The following data is collected here:
(1) Information about the browser type and version used (2) The user’s operating system (3) The user’s Internet service provider (4) The user’s IP address (5) Date and time of access (6) Websites , from which the user’s system accesses our website (7) Websites that are accessed by the user’s system via our website
The data is also stored in the log files of our system. This data is not stored together with other personal data of the user.
2. Legal basis for data processing The legal basis for the temporary storage of data and log files is Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR.
3. Purpose of data processing Storage in log files takes place to ensure the functionality of the website. In addition, we use the data to optimize the website and to ensure the security of our information technology systems. An evaluation of the data for marketing purposes does not take place in this context. Our legitimate interest in data processing in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR also lies in these purposes.
4. Duration of storage If the data is stored in log files, this is the case after seven days at the latest. Storage beyond this is possible. In this case, the IP addresses of the users are deleted or alienated so that it is no longer possible to assign the calling client.
5. Possibility of objection and elimination The collection of the data for the provision of the website and the storage of the data in log files is absolutely necessary for the operation of the website. Consequently, there is no possibility of objection on the part of the user.
1. Description and scope of data processing You can subscribe to a free newsletter on our website. When registering for the newsletter, the data from the input mask is transmitted to us. In addition, the following data is collected during registration: (1) IP address of the calling computer (2) Date and time of registration Your consent is obtained for the processing of the data as part of the registration process and reference is made to this data protection declaration. There is no transfer of data to third parties in connection with data processing for sending newsletters. The data will only be used to send the newsletter.
2. Legal basis for data processing The legal basis for processing data after the user has registered for the newsletter is Article 6(1)(a) GDPR if the user has given their consent.
3. Purpose of data processing The purpose of collecting the user’s e-mail address is to deliver the newsletter.
4. Duration of storage The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required to achieve the purpose for which they were collected. The e-mail address of the user is therefore stored as long as the subscription to the newsletter is active.
5. Possibility of objection and elimination The subscription to the newsletter can be canceled by the user concerned at any time. For this purpose, there is a corresponding unsubscribe link in every newsletter. This also enables a revocation of the consent to the storage of the personal data collected during the registration process.
1. Description and scope of data processing On our website, we offer users the opportunity to register by providing personal data. The data is entered into an input mask and transmitted to us and stored. A transfer of data to third parties does not take place. The following data is collected as part of the registration process:
(1) User name (a pseudonym if desired) (2) The email address (3) A password that is stored in encrypted form
At the time of registration, the following data is also stored: (1) The IP address of the user (2) Date and time of registration As part of the registration process, the user’s consent to the processing of this data is obtained.
2. Legal basis for data processing If the user has given his or her consent, the legal basis for data processing is Article 6(1)(a) GDPR. If the registration serves to fulfill a contract to which the user is a party or to carry out pre-contractual measures, the additional legal basis for the processing of the data is Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR.
3. Purpose of data processing User registration is required for the provision of certain content and services on our website. Registration of the user may be necessary to fulfill a contract with the user or to carry out pre-contractual measures.
4. Duration of storage The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required to achieve the purpose for which they were collected.
5. Possibility of objection and elimination As a user, you have the option to cancel the registration at any time. You can have the data stored about you changed at any time. To do this, use the respective unsubscribe link or, if necessary, send an informal e-mail to the person responsible (according to § I).
VIII. Contact form and email contact
1. Description and scope of data processing There is a contact form on our website, which can be used for electronic contact. If a user takes advantage of this option, the data entered in the input mask will be transmitted to us and saved. This data is: (1) your name (2) your email (3) subject (4) your message (text message addressed to us)
At the time the message is sent, the following data is also stored: (5) The IP address of the user (6) Date and time of registration Your consent is obtained for the processing of the data during the sending process and reference is made to this data protection declaration. Alternatively, you can contact us via the email address provided. In this case, the user’s personal data transmitted with the e-mail will be stored. In this context, the data will not be passed on to third parties. The data will only be used to process the conversation.
2. Legal basis for data processing If the user has given his or her consent, the legal basis for data processing is Article 6(1)(a) GDPR. The legal basis for the processing of data transmitted in the course of sending an email is Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR. If the e-mail contact is aimed at concluding a contract, the additional legal basis for processing is Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR.
3. Purpose of data processing The processing of personal data from the input mask serves us solely to process the contact. If contact is made by e-mail, this is also the necessary legitimate interest in the processing of the data. The other personal data processed during the sending process serve to prevent misuse of the contact form and to ensure the security of our information technology systems.
4. Duration of storage The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required to achieve the purpose for which they were collected. For the personal data from the input mask of the contact form and those sent by e-mail, this is the case when the respective conversation with the user has ended. The conversation is over when it can be inferred from the circumstances that the facts in question have been finally clarified. The additional personal data collected during the sending process will be deleted after a period of seven days at the latest.
5. Possibility of objection and elimination The user has the possibility to revoke his consent to the processing of personal data at any time. If the user contacts us by email, he can object to the storage of his personal data at any time. In such a case, the conversation cannot be continued. All personal data that was saved in the course of making contact will be deleted in this case.
IX. Use of Google services (Google Analytics / YouTube)
1. Scope of processing of personal data We use the web analysis service “Google Analytics” on our website. This is a service of Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA) – (“Google” for short). To analyze the surfing behavior of our users. Google sets a cookie on the user’s computer (see above for cookies). If individual pages of our website are called up, the following data is stored:
(1) Two bytes of the IP address of the user’s calling system (2) The website called up (3) The website from which the user came to the called up website (referrer) (4) The subpages from the called up website (5) The length of time you spend on the website (6) The frequency with which the website is accessed Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate the use of our online offer by users, to compile reports on the activities within this online offer and to provide us with other services related to the use of this online offer and internet usage. Pseudonymous user profiles can be created from the processed data.
We only use Google Analytics with activated IP anonymization. This means that the IP address of the user is shortened by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The IP address transmitted by the user’s browser is not merged with other Google data.
2. Legal basis for the processing of personal data The legal basis for the processing of users’ personal data is Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR.
3. Purpose of data processing The processing of users’ personal data enables us to analyze the surfing behavior of our users. By evaluating the data obtained, we are able to compile information about the use of the individual components of our website. This helps us to constantly improve our website and its user-friendliness. Our legitimate interest in the processing of the data according to Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR also lies in these purposes. By making the IP address anonymous, the interest of the user in the protection of their personal data is sufficiently taken into account.
4. Duration of storage The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required for our recording purposes. In our case, this is the case after 14 months.
III. Use of our online shop
1. If you order a product in our online shop , it is necessary for the conclusion of the contract that you provide your personal data, which we need to process your order. The mandatory information required for processing is marked accordingly, all other information is voluntary. We process the personal data you provide to process your order. For this purpose, we can pass on your payment data to our house bank and the payment service provider Adyen NV German Branch, Friedrichstraße 63, entrance Mohrenstraße 17, 10117 Berlin and, if applicable, the payment service providers mentioned under paragraph 4 below. The legal basis for this is Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. b GDPR.
You are free to create a customer account so that we can save your data for future purchases. When you create a customer account under “My Account”, the data you provide will be stored revocably. You can delete all other data, including your customer account, in the customer area at any time.
We are also entitled to process the data you provide in order to send you e-mails with technical information or to inform you about other interesting products from our portfolio.
2. Due to tax and commercial law guidelines, we are obliged toTo save your payment, order and address data for a period of ten years. However, after two years we will restrict the processing, ie your data will only be used to comply with legal obligations.
3. In order to prevent unauthorized access by third parties to your personal data, especially your financial data, the ordering process is encrypted. Here we use the current state of the art.
4. When paying via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal, credit card via PayPal, or – if offered – “payment in installments” or “purchase on account”
via PayPal we pass on your payment data to PayPal Europe S.à.rl et Cie, SCA, 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L2449 Luxembourg as part of payment processing. The transfer takes place in accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit. b GDPR and only to the extent that this is necessary for payment processing. Paypal reserves the right to carry out a credit check. For this purpose, your payment data may be passed on to credit agencies in accordance with Article 6(1)(f) GDPR on the basis of PayPal’s legitimate interest in determining your solvency. PayPal uses the result of the credit check in relation to the statistical probability of non-payment for the purpose of deciding whether to provide the respective payment method. The credit report can contain probability values (so-called score values). As far as score values are included in the result of the credit report, they are based on a scientifically recognized mathematical-statistical process. Address data, among other things, is included in the calculation of the score values. Further data protection information, including information on the credit agencies used, can be found in PayPal’s data protection declaration. This is available at: https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full?locale.x=de_DE
You can object to the processing of your data at any time by sending a message to PayPal. However, PayPal may still be entitled to process your personal data if this is necessary for contractual payment processing.
If you choose the payment options “Klarna installment purchase” or “Klarna invoice”as a payment option, you consent to us storing the following personal data, such as first and last name, address, date of birth, gender, telephone number, e-mail address, IP address, which is necessary for processing the purchase on account and for an identity and credit check , as well as the data necessary for processing the purchase on account that is related to the order, such as the number of items, item number, invoice amount and taxes in percent, and transmit it to Klarna AB, Sveavägen 46, 11134 Stockholm, Sweden. The data processing serves the purpose of offering the payment methods invoice purchase and installment purchase as well as the necessary credit check. The processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time by notifying us without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to the revocation.
This data is transmitted so that Klarna can create an invoice to process the purchase and carry out an identity and credit check. Klarna has a legitimate interest in the transmission of the buyer’s personal data and needs this to obtain information from credit agencies for the purpose of identity and credit checks. In Germany, these may be the following credit agencies:
As part of the decision on the establishment, implementation or termination of the contractual relationship, Klarna collects and uses information on the previous payment behavior of the buyer as well as probability values for this behavior in the future, in addition to an address check. The calculation of these score values by Klarna is carried out on the basis of a scientifically recognized mathematical-statistical method. Klarna will also use the customer’s address data for this purpose. If this calculation shows that there is no creditworthiness, Klarna will inform the customer immediately.
Revocation of the use of personal data vis-à-vis Klarna:
You can revoke your consent to Klarna using your personal data at any time. However, Klarna remains entitled to process, use and transmit your personal data insofar as this is required by law, is necessary for contractual payment processing by Klarna services or is required by a court or an authority.
If you have opted for the payment method Sofortüberweisung, the payment will be processed by the service provider SOFORT GmbH, Theresienhöhe 12, 80339 Munich, Germany, to which we will send your data during the ordering process Pass on information along with the information about your order in accordance with Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR. SOFORT GmbH is part of the Klarna Group (Klarna Bank AB (publ), Sveavägen 46, 11134 Stockholm, Sweden). Your data will only be passed on for the purpose of payment processing with the payment service provider SOFORT and only to the extent that it is necessary for this. You can find more information about SOFORT’s data protection regulations at the following Internet address:https://www.klarna.com/sofort/datenschutz
IV. General information on data processing
X. Rights of the data subject
If personal data is processed by you, you are the data subject within the meaning of the GDPR and you have the following rights vis-à-vis the person responsible:
1. Right to information You can request confirmation from the person responsible as to whether personal data relating to you is being processed by us. If such processing is available, you can request information from the person responsible for the following information: (1) the purposes for which the personal data are processed; (2) the categories of personal data being processed; (3) the recipients or categories of recipients to whom your personal data has been or will be disclosed; (4) the planned duration of the storage of the personal data concerning you or, if specific information on this is not possible, criteria for determining the storage duration; (5) the existence of a right to rectification or erasure of personal data concerning you, a right to restriction of processing by the person responsible or a right to object to this processing; (6) the existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority; (7) all available information about the origin of the data if the personal data are not collected from the data subject; (8) the existence of automated decision-making including profiling in accordance with Art. 22 (1) and (4) GDPR and – at least in these cases – meaningful information about the logic involved and the scope and intended effects of such processing for the data subject. You have the right to request information as to whether your personal data is being transmitted to a third country or to an international organization. In this context, you can request to be informed of the appropriate guarantees pursuant to Art. 46 GDPR in connection with the transmission.
2. Right to rectification You have the right to rectification and/or completion from the person responsible if the processed personal data concerning you is incorrect or incomplete. The person responsible must make the correction immediately.
3. Right to restriction of processing Under the following conditions, you can request the restriction of the processing of your personal data: (1) if you dispute the accuracy of the personal data concerning you for a period of time that enables the person responsible to verify the accuracy of the personal data verify data; (2) the processing is unlawful and you refuse to delete the personal data and instead request that the use of the personal data be restricted; (3) the person responsible no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of processing, but you need them to assert, exercise or defend legal claims, or (4) if you have lodged an objection to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 (1) GDPR and it has not yet been determined whether the legitimate reasons of the person responsible outweigh your reasons. If the processing of personal data concerning you has been restricted, this data – apart from its storage – may only be used with your consent or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or to protect the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest of the Union or a Member State are processed. If the restriction of processing has been restricted according to the above conditions, you will be informed by the person responsible before the restriction is lifted.
4. Right to erasure a) Obligation to erasure You can demand that the person responsible delete the personal data concerning you immediately, and the person responsible is obliged to delete this data immediately if one of the following reasons applies: (1) The data concerning you personal data are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed. (2) You revoke your consent on which the processing was based pursuant to Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a or Article 9 Paragraph 2 Letter a GDPR and there is no other legal basis for the processing. (3) You object to the processing in accordance with Article 21 (1) GDPR and there are no overriding legitimate reasons for the processing, or you object to the processing in accordance with Article 21 (2) GDPR. (4) The personal data concerning you was processed unlawfully. (5) The deletion of personal data concerning you is necessary to fulfill a legal obligation under Union law or the law of the Member States to which the person responsible is subject. (6) The personal data concerning you was collected in relation to information society services offered pursuant to Article 8 (1) GDPR. b) Information to third parties If the person responsible has made the personal data relating to you public and is obliged to delete it in accordance with Art. 17 (1) GDPR, he shall take appropriate measures, including technical measures, to protect the person responsible for data processing, taking into account the available technology and the implementation costs , who process the personal data, that you, as the data subject, have requested them to delete all links to this personal data or copies or replications of this personal data. c) Exceptions The right to erasure does not exist if the processing is necessary (1) to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information; (2) to fulfill a legal obligation that requires processing under Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject, or to perform a task that is in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller would; (3) for reasons of public interest in the field of public health in accordance with Article 9 (2) lit. h and i and Article 9 (3) GDPR; (4) for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes pursuant to Art. 89 (1) GDPR, insofar as the law mentioned under Section a) is likely to make it impossible or seriously impair the achievement of the objectives of this processing, or (5) to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.
5. Right to information If you have asserted the right to correction, deletion or restriction of processing against the person responsible, he is obliged to inform all recipients to whom your personal data has been disclosed of this correction or deletion of the data or restriction of processing , unless this proves impossible or involves a disproportionate effort. You have the right to be informed about these recipients by the person responsible.
6. Right to data portability You have the right to receive the personal data that you have provided to the person responsible in a structured, common and machine-readable format. You also have the right to transmit this data to another person responsible without hindrance from the person responsible to whom the personal data was provided, provided that (1) the processing is based on consent pursuant to Art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR or Art. 9 (2) (a) GDPR or on a contract in accordance with Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR and (2) the processing is carried out using automated procedures. In exercising this right, you also have the right to have the personal data concerning you transmitted directly from one person responsible to another person responsible, insofar as this is technically feasible. The freedoms and rights of other people must not be impaired by this. The right to data portability does not apply to processing of personal data that is required to perform a task that is in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority that has been assigned to the controller.
7. Right of objection You have the right, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to object at any time to the processing of your personal data, which is based on Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. e or f GDPR; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions. The person responsible no longer processes the personal data relating to you unless he can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims. If the personal data concerning you is processed in order to operate direct advertising, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data for the purpose of such advertising; this also applies to profiling insofar as it is associated with such direct advertising. If you object to the processing for direct marketing purposes, the personal data relating to you will no longer be processed for these purposes. In connection with the use of information society services, you have the option – notwithstanding Directive 2002/58/EC – to exercise your right to object by means of automated procedures that use technical specifications.
8. Right to revoke the declaration of consent under data protection law You have the right to revoke your declaration of consent under data protection law at any time. The revocation of the consent does not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to the point of revocation.
9. Automated decision-making in individual cases, including profiling You have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing – including profiling – which has legal effect on you or significantly affects you in a similar way. This does not apply if the decision (1) is necessary for the conclusion or performance of a contract between you and the person responsible, (2) is permissible on the basis of legal provisions of the Union or the Member States to which the person responsible is subject and these legal provisions take appropriate measures contain to protect your rights and freedoms as well as your legitimate interests or (3) with your express consent. However, these decisions may not be based on special categories of personal data according to Article 9 Paragraph 1 GDPR unless Article 9 Paragraph 2 lit. a or g GDPR applies and appropriate measures have been taken to protect your rights and freedoms and your legitimate interests . With regard to the cases referred to in (1) and (3), the person responsible shall take appropriate measures to safeguard your rights and freedoms and your legitimate interests, including at least the right to obtain human intervention on the part of the person responsible, to express his or her point of view and to challenge the decision.
10. Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State where you live, work or where the alleged infringement took place, if you believe that the processing of your personal data violates the GDPR. The supervisory authority to which the complaint was lodged will inform the complainant about the status and the results of the complaint, including the possibility of a judicial remedy under Art. 78 GDPR.
XI. Final note on this data protection declaration
This data protection declaration is irregularly adapted and further developed in line with the development of data protection and security technology. We reserve the right to adapt this data protection declaration if necessary so that it always corresponds to the current legal requirements or to implement changes to our services in the data protection declaration, e.g. when introducing new services. The new data protection declaration will then apply to your next visit. The equipment on our website varies. This data protection declaration always reflects the highest possible level of detail. As a rule, however, very often less data is recorded.
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