Data Protection Policy
(Status: January 2010)
A very warm welcome to our website. Thank you for your interest in our company, products and website. We attach importance to protecting your privacy when you use our website. Therefore please read the following information:
1. Anonymous collection of data
As a general rule you may visit our website without informing us who you are. We shall only store the name of your internet provider, the website from which you visit us and the name of the required file. Such information shall, at most, be evaluated for statistical purposes, and is aimed at improving our offers. You remain anonymous in this respect as an individual user.
2. Collecting, processing and using personal data
Personal data shall only be collected if you provide us with such data in respect of carrying out an order or in the case of opening a customer account. Without your express approval, such data shall only be used to process contracts and process your inquiries. Once the order has been processed in full and the purchase price has been paid in full, your data shall be stored with consideration given to fiscal and commercial law storage periods. However, following expiry of such periods the data shall be deleted insofar as you have not expressly approved the further use of your data.
3. Forwarding personal data
a) Order processing
The personal data collected about you shall be forwarded as part of the order processing to the transport company commissioned with the delivery insofar as this is required for delivery of the goods.
b) Credit assessment via Schufa
In the event that we render services in advance, we reserve the right to carry out a credit assessment to safeguard our justified interests. In that respect data are exchanged with the following service providers as part of the valid, statutory, provisions:
SCHUFA Holding AG
Among other things, the online shop uses so-called "cookies" aimed at rendering our internet presence overall more user-friendly, effective and safer - for example in respect of navigating our platform. In addition, cookies enable us to quantify the frequency at which pages are viewed and the general navigation. We draw to your attention the fact that some of these cookies are transferred from our server to your system, whereby these are usually so-called "session cookies". "Session cookies" are characterized by the fact that they can be automatically deleted from your hard drive. You can, of course, reject cookies at any time insofar as your browser permits this.
5. Further information and contacts
You are entitled to receive information, free of charge, about your stored data and, where applicable, and have the data corrected, blocked or deleted. Should you have any further questions about the collection, processing or use of your personal data, please contact us. The same applies to information, deletion and correction requests in respect of your personal data and withdrawing granted approval. The contact address is stated in our imprint.