Privacy policy

Unless otherwise stated below, the provision of your personal information is neither required by law nor by contract, nor required to conclude a contract. You are not required to provide the data. A non-provisioning has no consequences. This applies only insofar as no other indication is given in the subsequent processing operations.
"Personal Data" means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.

Server log files
You can visit our website without giving any personal information.
Every time you access our website, usage data are transmitted to us or our web host / IT service provider via your Internet browser and stored in log data (so-called server log files). These stored data include, for example, the name of the page called, the date and time of the call, the IP address, the amount of data transferred, and the requesting provider. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO from our predominant legitimate interest in ensuring trouble-free operation of our website as well as improving our offer.

Your data will be transmitted to Canada, among other places. There is an adequacy decision from the EU Commission for data transfers to Canada.

Contact Us

Controller
Contact us on request. The contact details of the person responsible for data processing can be found in our imprint.

Unsolicited contact of the customer by email
If you initiate business contact with us via e-mail, we will only collect your personal data (name, e-mail address, message text) to the extent that you have provided. The data processing serves to process and answer your contact request.
If the establishment of contact serves to carry out pre-contractual measures (e.g. advice on purchase interests, preparation of offers) or relates to a contract already concluded between you and us, this data processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR.

If contact is made for other reasons, this data processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR based on our overriding legitimate interest in processing and answering your request. In this case, you have the right, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to do so at any time in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. to object to processing based on the GDPR relating to your personal data.
We only use your email address to process your request. Your data will then be deleted in compliance with statutory retention periods, unless you have consented to further processing and use.

Collection and processing when using the contact form
When you use the contact form, we only collect your personal data (name, email address, message text) to the extent that you have provided. The data processing serves the purpose of establishing contact.
If the establishment of contact serves to carry out pre-contractual measures (e.g. advice on purchase interests, preparation of offers) or relates to a contract already concluded between you and us, this data processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR.

If contact is made for other reasons, this data processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR based on our overriding legitimate interest in processing and answering your request. In this case, you have the right, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to do so at any time in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. to object to processing based on the GDPR relating to your personal data.
We only use your email address to process your request. Your data will then be deleted in compliance with statutory retention periods, unless you have consented to further processing and use.

Orders

Collection, processing and transfer of personal data during orders
When ordering, we collect and process your personal data only to the extent necessary for the fulfillment and processing of your order and to process your requests. The provision of the data is required for the conclusion of the contract. Non-provisioning means that no contract can be concluded. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO and is required to fulfill a contract with you.
For example, your data may be forwarded to your chosen shipping companies and dropshipping providers, payment service providers, order processing service providers and IT service providers. In all cases we strictly observe the legal requirements. The amount of data transmission is limited to a minimum.

Your data will be transmitted to Canada, among other places. There is an adequacy decision from the EU Commission for data transfers to Canada.

Reviews advertising

Data collection in the Constitution of a comment
When commenting on an article or article, we collect your personal data (name, e-mail address, commentary text) only in the scope provided by you. The purpose of the processing is to allow comments and comments. By submitting the comment you consent to the processing of the transmitted data. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO with your consent. You may revoke your consent at any time by notifying us without affecting the legality of the processing based on the consent to revocation. Your personal data will be deleted afterwards.

When your comment is published, only the name you provide will be published.

Using the e-mail address to receive newsletters
We use your e-mail address, regardless of the contract, exclusively for our own promotional purposes to the newsletter, unless you have expressly consented to. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO with your consent. You may revoke your consent at any time without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of your consent until your revocation. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time using the corresponding link in the newsletter or by notifying us. Your e-mail address will then be removed from the mailing list.

Payment service provider credit report

Use of PayPal
All PayPal transactions are subject to the PayPal Privacy Policy. These can be found under https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full

Using PayPal Express
We use the PayPal Express payment service from PayPal (Europe) S.à.r.l. on our website. et Cie, S.C.A. (22-24 Boulevard Royal L-2449, Luxembourg; “PayPal”). The data processing serves the purpose of being able to offer you payment via the PayPal Express payment service. In order to integrate this payment service, it is necessary for PayPal to collect, store and analyze data (e.g. IP address, device type, operating system, browser type, location of your device) when you access the website. Cookies can also be used for this purpose. The cookies enable your browser to be recognized.

The use of cookies or comparable technologies is based on Section 15 Paragraph 3 Sentence 1 TMG. Your personal data is processed on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR due to our overriding legitimate interest in a customer-oriented offer of various payment methods. You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time for reasons that arise from your particular situation. With the selection and use of PayPal Express, the data required for payment processing will be transmitted to PayPal in order to be able to fulfill the contract with you with the selected payment method. This processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR. For more information on data processing when using the PayPal Express payment service, see the associated data protection declaration at www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full?locale.x=de_DE#Updated_PS.

 

Use of personal data when selecting Klarna payment options
In order to be able to offer you Klarna's payment options, we will transmit personal data, such as contact details and order data, to Klarna. Klarna can thus assess whether you can use the payment options offered by Klarna and adapt the payment options to your needs. General information about Klarna is available at: https://www.klarna.com/de/. Your personal details will be processed by Klarna in accordance with the applicable data protection regulations and in accordance with the information in Klarna’s data protection regulations https://cdn.klarna.com/1.0/shared/content/legal/terms/0/de_de/privacy treated.

Cookies

Our website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored in the Internet browser or the Internet browser on the computer system of a user. When a user visits a website, a cookie may be stored on the user's operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic string that allows the browser to be uniquely identified when the website is reopened.

Cookies are stored on your computer. Therefore, you have full control over the use of cookies. By selecting appropriate technical settings in your Internet browser, you can be notified prior to setting cookies and individually decide on the acceptance and prevent the storage of cookies and transmission of the data contained. Already saved cookies can be deleted at any time. We point out, however, that you may not be able to use all the features of this website in full.

Under the links below you can find out how to manage (among other things disable) cookies on the most important browsers:
Chrome:
https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=de
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
Safari: https://support.apple.com/de-de/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-website-data-sfri11471/mac

Technically necessary cookies
Unless otherwise stated in the data protection declaration below, we only use these technically necessary cookies for the purpose of making our offering more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies also enable our systems to recognize your browser even after you change pages and to offer you services. Some functions of our website cannot be offered without the use of cookies. For this it is necessary that the browser also follows a page change is recognized.

Cookies or comparable technologies are used on the basis of Section 15 (3) sentence 1 TMG. Your personal data is processed on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR based on our overriding legitimate interest in ensuring the optimal functionality of the website and a user-friendly and effective design of our offer.
You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time for reasons that arise from your particular situation.

Analysis of advertising tracking

Use of Google Analytics
We use the web analysis service Google Analytics from Google LLC on our website. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google"). If you have your habitual residence in the European Economic Area or Switzerland, Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland) is the person responsible for your data. Google Ireland Limited is therefore the company affiliated with Google, which is responsible for the processing of your data and compliance with the applicable data protection laws.
The data processing serves the purpose of analyzing this website and its visitors as well as for marketing and advertising purposes. For this purpose, Google will use the information obtained on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the website operator with other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Among other things, the following information can be collected: IP address, date and time of the page view, click path, information about the browser you are using and the device you are using, pages visited, referrer URL (website through which you can find our Website), location data, purchase activities. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
Google Analytics uses technologies such as cookies, web storage in the browser and tracking pixels, which enable your use of the website to be analyzed. The information generated about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. There is no adequacy decision by the EU Commission for the USA. The data is transmitted on the basis of standard contractual clauses as suitable guarantees for the protection of personal data, which can be viewed at: https://policies.google.com/privacy/frameworks. Both Google and US state authorities have access to your data. Your data may be linked by Google with other data, such as your search history, your personal accounts, your usage data from other devices and any other data that Google has about you.
IP anonymization is activated on this website. This means that your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address is only transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there in exceptional cases.
Cookies or comparable technologies are used on the basis of Section 15 (3) sentence 1 TMG. Your personal data is processed on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR based on our predominant legitimate interest in the needs-based and targeted design of the website. You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time for reasons that arise from your particular situation.
You can prevent Google from collecting the data generated by Google Analytics and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
To prevent data collection and storage by Google Analytics across devices, you can set an opt-out cookie. Opt-out cookies prevent the future collection of your data when you visit this website. You must opt-out on all systems and devices used to make it work. If you delete the opt-out cookie, requests will be returned to Google. If you click here, the opt-out cookie will be set: Disable Google Analytics.
For more information about Terms of Use and Privacy, please see https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html or by https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/ as well as under https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies?hl=de.

Use of the Facebook Pixel
We use the remarketing function "Custom Audiences" from Facebook Ireland Limited (4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbor, Dublin 2, Ireland "Facebook") on our website.
Facebook Ireland and we are jointly responsible for the collection of your data and the transmission of this data to Facebook when the service is integrated. The basis for this is an agreement between us and Facebook Ireland on the joint processing of personal data, in which the respective responsibilities are defined. The agreement is under https://www.facebook.com/legal/controller_addendum accessible. According to this, we are particularly responsible for the fulfillment of the information obligations according to Art. 13, 14 GDPR, for compliance with the security requirements of Art. 32 GDPR with regard to the correct technical implementation and configuration of the service as well as for compliance with the obligations according to Art. 33 , 34 GDPR, insofar as a violation of the protection of personal data affects our obligations under the agreement on joint processing. Facebook Ireland is responsible for enabling the rights of the data subject in accordance with Art. 15 - 20 GDPR, complying with the security requirements of Art. 32 GDPR with regard to the security of the service and the obligations under Art. 33, 34 GDPR, insofar as a violation of the Protection of personal data concerns the obligations of Facebook Ireland under the joint processing agreement.
The purpose of the application is to target visitors to the website with interest-based advertising on the Facebook social network. For this purpose, the Facebook remarketing tag was implemented on the website. A direct connection to the Facebook servers is established via this tag when you visit the website. This transmits to the Facebook server which of our pages you have visited. Facebook assigns this information to your personal Facebook user account. If you visit the social network Facebook, you will then be shown personalized, interest-based Facebook ads.
Your data may be transmitted to the USA. There is no adequacy decision by the EU Commission for the USA. The data transfer takes place on the basis of standard contractual clauses as suitable guarantees for the protection of personal data, which can be viewed at: https://www.facebook.com/legal/EU_data_transfer_addendum.
The use of cookies or comparable technologies is based on Section 15 Paragraph 3 Sentence 1 TMG. Your personal data is processed on the basis of Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f DSGVO out of our overriding legitimate interest in targeting the site visitors with interest-related advertising. You have the right to object to this processing of personal data concerning you at any time for reasons relating to your particular situation. You can use the “Custom Audiences” remarketing feature here deactivate.
For more information on the collection and use of data by Facebook, about your rights in this regard and ways to protect your privacy, see the privacy policy of Facebook https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/.

Use Google Ads Conversion Tracking
We use the online advertising program “Google Ads” on our website and, in this context, conversion tracking (evaluation of visits). Google Conversion Tracking is an analysis service provided by Google LLC (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”). If you have your habitual residence in the European Economic Area or Switzerland, Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland) is the person responsible for your data. Google Ireland Limited is therefore the company affiliated with Google, which is responsible for the processing of your data and compliance with the applicable data protection laws.
If you click on an advertisement placed by Google, a cookie for the conversion tracking is placed on your computer. These cookies have a limited validity, do not contain any personal data and are therefore not used for personal identification. If you visit certain pages of our website and the cookie has not yet expired, Google and we can recognize that you clicked on the advertisement and were forwarded to this page. Every Google Ads customer receives a different cookie. There is therefore no possibility that cookies can be traced via the websites of Ads customers.
The information collected using the conversion cookie is used to create conversion statistics. Here we find out the total number of users who clicked on one of our ads and were redirected to a page with a conversion tracking tag. However, we do not receive any information that can be used to personally identify users. Your data may be transferred to the USA. There is no adequacy decision from the EU Commission for the USA. The data transfer takes place, among other things, on the basis of standard contractual clauses as appropriate guarantees for the protection of personal data, which can be viewed at: https://policies.google.com/privacy/frameworks.

The use of cookies or comparable technologies is based on Section 15 Paragraph 3 Sentence 1 TMG. Your personal data is processed on the basis of Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f DSGVO out of our overriding legitimate interest in targeting the site visitors with interest-related advertising. You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time for reasons that arise from your particular situation. You can deactivate personalized advertising for you in the Google advertising settings. Instructions can be found at https://support.google.com/ads/answer/2662922?hl=de
Alternatively, you can prevent the use of cookies by third parties by visiting the deactivation page of the Network Advertising Initiative at https://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/ and implement the further information about the opt-out mentioned there. You will then not be included in the conversion tracking statistics. Further information and Google's privacy policy can be found at: https://www.google.de/policies/privacy/


Using Google AdSense

We use the AdSense function of Google LLC (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”) on our website. If you have your habitual residence in the European Economic Area or Switzerland, Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland) is the controller responsible for your data. Google Ireland Limited is therefore the company affiliated with Google that is responsible for processing your data and compliance with applicable data protection laws. The data processing serves the purpose of renting out advertising space on the website and targeting website visitors with interest-based advertising. Using this function, visitors to the provider's website are shown personalized, interest-based advertising ads from the Google Display Network. Google uses cookies that enable analysis of your use of the website. 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. There is no adequacy decision from the EU Commission for the USA. The data transfer takes place, among other things, on the basis of standard contractual clauses as appropriate guarantees for the protection of personal data, which can be viewed at: https://policies.google.com/privacy/frameworks. Google may transfer this information to third parties if this is required by law or if third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Under no circumstances will Google associate your IP address with other Google data.
The use of cookies or comparable technologies is based on Section 15 Paragraph 3 Sentence 1 TMG. Your personal data is processed on the basis of Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f DSGVO out of our overriding legitimate interest in targeting the site visitors with interest-related advertising. You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time for reasons that arise from your particular situation. You can permanently deactivate the use of cookies by Google by following the link below and downloading and installing the plug-in provided there: https://support.google.com/ads/answer/7395996?hl=de. Alternatively, you can prevent the use of cookies by third parties by visiting the deactivation page of the Network Advertising Initiative https://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/ call up and implement the further information on opt-out mentioned there. You can find more information and Google's privacy policy at: https://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads/ and https://www.google.de/policies/privacy/

Using the Remarketing or "Like Audiences" feature of Google Inc.
We use the remarketing or "similar target group" function of Google LLC on our website (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google"). If you have your habitual residence in the European Economic Area or Switzerland, Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland) is the person responsible for your data. Google Ireland Limited is therefore the company affiliated with Google, which is responsible for the processing of your data and compliance with the applicable data protection laws.
The application serves the purpose of analyzing visitor behavior and visitor interests. Google uses cookies to carry out the analysis of website use, which forms the basis for the creation of interest-based advertisements. Cookies are used to record visits to the website and anonymized data on the use of the website. There is no storage of personal data of the visitors of the website. If you visit another website in the Google Display Network below, you will see advertisements that are very likely to take account of previously accessed product and information areas.
Your data may be transmitted to the USA. There is no adequacy decision by the EU Commission for the USA. The data transfer takes place on the basis of standard contractual clauses as suitable guarantees for the protection of personal data, which can be viewed at: https://policies.google.com/privacy/frameworks.
The use of cookies or comparable technologies is based on Section 15 Paragraph 3 Sentence 1 TMG. Your personal data is processed on the basis of Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f DSGVO out of our overriding legitimate interest in targeting the site visitors with interest-related advertising. You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time for reasons that arise from your particular situation.
You can permanently deactivate the use of cookies by Google by following the link below and downloading and installing the plug-in provided there: https://support.google.com/ads/answer/7395996?hl=de
Alternatively, you can prevent the use of cookies by third parties by visiting the deactivation page of the Network Advertising Initiative at https://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/ and to convert the further information on the opt-out mentioned there.
For more information about Google Remarketing and its privacy policy, visit: https://www.google.com/privacy/ads/

Use of the Pinterest tag
We use the Pinterest tag of Pinterest Europe Limited (Palmerston House, 2nd, Fenian Street, Floor, Dublin 2, Ireland "Pinterest") on our website.
The purpose of the application is to target visitors to the website with interest-based advertising on the social network Pinterest. For this purpose, the Pinterest conversion tag was implemented on the website. This tag creates a direct connection to the Pinterest servers when you visit the website. This sends information to the Pinterest server about which of our pages you have visited. Pinterest assigns this information to your personal Pinterest user account if you are logged in to the social network. When you visit Pinterest, you will then see personalized, interest-based Pinterest ads. If you access our website via a pin on the social network Pinterest, a cookie for conversion tracking will be stored on your computer. These cookies have a limited validity, do not contain any personal data and are therefore not used for personal identification. If you visit certain pages on our website and the cookie has not yet expired, Pinterest and we can recognize that you clicked on the pin and were redirected to that page. The information collected using the conversion cookie serves the purpose of creating conversion statistics and thus optimizing our website. The following information, among other things, can be processed: total number of users who clicked on one of our pins and were redirected to our website, sub-pages visited on our website (e.g. category or product pages), search queries on our website, your shopping cart contents, completed ones Transactions.
Your data may be transmitted to the USA. There is no adequacy decision by the EU Commission for the USA. The data transfer takes place on the basis of standard contractual clauses as suitable guarantees for the protection of personal data, which can be viewed at: https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/law-topic/data-protection/international-dimension-data- protection/standard-contractual-clauses-scc_de.
The use of cookies or comparable technologies is based on Section 15 Paragraph 3 Sentence 1 TMG. Your personal data is processed on the basis of Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f DSGVO out of our overriding legitimate interest in targeting the site visitors with interest-related advertising. For reasons that arise from your particular situation, you have the right to object to this processing of your personal data at any time. You can deactivate personalized advertising in the personalization settings on Pinterest or via the AdChoices website optout.aboutads.info. You can prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate technical settings in your browser software; However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent.
For more information on the collection and use of data by Pinterest, your rights in this regard and options for protecting your privacy, see the Pinterest data protection information at https://policy.pinterest.com/de/privacy-policy.


Plug-ins and other

Use of the Google Tag Manager
We use the Google Tag Manager from Google LLC on our website. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google"). If you have your habitual residence in the European Economic Area or Switzerland, Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland) is the person responsible for your data. Google Ireland Limited is therefore the company affiliated with Google, which is responsible for the processing of your data and compliance with the applicable data protection laws.
This application manages JavaScript tags and HTML tags that are used to implement tracking and analysis tools in particular. The data processing serves the purpose of the needs-based design and optimization of our website.
The Google Tag Manager itself does not save cookies nor does it process personal data. However, it enables the triggering of further tags that can collect and process personal data.
You can find more information on terms of use and data protection here.

Use of social plug-ins using "Shariff"
We use social network plug-ins on our website. We use the data-safe "Shariff" buttons to keep you in control of your data.
Without your express consent, no links will be made to the servers of the social networks and, consequently, no data will be transmitted.
"Shariff" is a development of the specialists of the computer magazine c't. It enables more privacy on the net and replaces the usual “share” buttons of social networks. More information on the Shariff project can be found here
https://www.heise.de/ct/artikel/Shariff-Social- Media-Buttons-mit-Datenschutz-2467514.html.
If you click the buttons, a pop-up window appears in which you can log in with your data to the respective provider. Only after you have actively logged in will a direct connection to the social networks be established.
By logging in you give your consent to the transfer of your data to the respective social media provider. Here, among other things, both your IP address and the information about which of our pages you have visited are transmitted. If you are connected to one or more of your social network accounts at the same time, the information collected will also be assigned to your corresponding profiles. You can only prevent this assignment by logging out of your social media accounts before visiting our website and before activating the buttons. The following social networks are integrated using the "Shariff" function.
You can find more information on the scope and purpose of the collection and use of the data as well as your rights and options to protect your privacy in the linked data protection notices of the providers.

Facebook of Facebook Inc. (1601 S. California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA) https://www.facebook.com/policy.php
Your data may be transmitted to the USA. There is no adequacy decision by the EU Commission for the USA. The data transfer takes place on the basis of standard contractual clauses as suitable guarantees for the protection of personal data, which can be viewed at: https://www.facebook.com/legal/EU_data_transfer_addendum.

Pinterest of Pinterest Inc. (635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA) https://about.pinterest.com/de/privacy-policy
Your data may be transmitted to the USA. There is no adequacy decision by the EU Commission for the USA.

Twitter, Twitter Inc. (1355 Market Street, 900 Suite, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA) https://twitter.com/privacy
Your data may be transmitted to the USA. There is no adequacy decision by the EU Commission for the USA.

Using Google reCAPTCHA
We use the reCAPTCHA service of Google LLC on our website (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google").
If you have your habitual residence in the European Economic Area or Switzerland, Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland) is the controller responsible for your data. Google Ireland Limited is therefore the company affiliated with Google that is responsible for processing your data and compliance with applicable data protection laws. The query serves the purpose of distinguishing between input by a human or by automated, machine processing. For this purpose, your input will be transmitted to Google and used there. In addition, the IP address and any other data required by Google for the reCAPTCHA service are transmitted to Google. This data is processed by Google within the European Union and may also be transmitted to the USA. There is no adequacy decision from the EU Commission for the USA. The data transfer takes place, among other things, on the basis of standard contractual clauses as appropriate guarantees for the protection of personal data, which can be viewed at: https://policies.google.com/privacy/frameworks. The use of cookies or comparable technologies is based on Section 15 Paragraph 3 Sentence 1 TMG. Your personal data is processed on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR out of our overriding legitimate interest in protecting our website from automated spying, misuse and SPAM. You have the right for reasons that arise from your particular situation, at any time this in kind. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO-based processing of your personal data.
For more information about Google reCAPTCHA and its privacy policy, please visit: https://www.google.com/recaptcha/intro/android.html and https://www.google.com/privacy.


Affected rights and storage duration

Duration of storage
After completion of the contract, the data is first stored for the duration of the warranty period, then taking into account statutory, especially tax and commercial retention periods and then deleted after the deadline, unless you have consented to the further processing and use.

Rights of the person concerned
You are entitled to the following rights under Art. 15 to 20 DSGVO if the legal prerequisites are met: Right to information, to correction, to deletion, to restriction of processing, to data portability.
Furthermore, according to Art. 21 para. 1 DSGVO, you are entitled to a right of objection to the processing based on Art. 6 para. 1 f DSGVO as well as the processing for the purpose of direct mail.

Right of appeal to the supervisory authority
In accordance with Art. 77 DSGVO, you have the right to complain to the supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of your personal data is not lawful.
You can lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority responsible for us, which you can reach under the following contact details:

State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information North Rhine-Westphalia
Mailbox 20 04 44
40102 Düsseldorf
Phone: + 49 211 384240
Fax: +49 211 38424999
Email: poststelle@ldi.nrw.de

Right of objection
The personal data processing listed here is based on our legitimate interest in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO, you have the right for reasons that arise from your particular situation, at any time to object to these processing with effect for the future.
Following an objection, processing of the data in question will cease unless we can establish compelling legitimate grounds for processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or if the processing is for the purposes of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims.

last update: 27.10.2020