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Capture, processing and utilization of personal data
You can visit our website without providing any personal details. We only store access data without reference to a person, e.g. the name of your internet service provider, the page from which you are visiting us or the name of the file you have requested. This data is only used to improve our internet service; it does not contain any personal data and cannot be traced back to an individual.
Personal data will only be collected if you provide them voluntarily, e.g. when placing an order, opening a customer account, subscribing to our newsletter or ordering a catalogue. Unless you give us your prior consent, we will only use your personal data for the fulfillment and processing of your order. Without your explicit consent, your data will be blocked for any further processing and deleted after the expiration of the pertinent statutory retention period. When you subscribe to our newsletter, your email address will be used for advertising purposes, until you unsubscribe from the newsletter. You may unsubscribe from our newsletter at any time by contacting us or by using the unsubscribe function in our e-mail newsletter.
In addition, this site uses Google Analytics reports on the provision of services according to demographic characteristics and interests and which store demographic characteristics, such as age and gender, in a cookie. This data is compiled from interest-based Google ads and from third-party visitor data and cannot be traced back to a specific individual. It is used exclusively for marketing purposes and for the continuous improvement of our services. Storage of this data can be disabled at any time via the Google display setting (https://www.google.de/settings/ads).
Plug-ins of the social networking site facebook.com – operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook") – are used on our website. These plug-ins are buttons labelled "Like" which also feature the Facebook logo, a white "f" on a blue background. If you visit any of our websites that incorporate a Facebook plug-in, your browser will establish a direct connection with Facebook's servers. The plug-in content is thereby displayed in your browser. In this case, the information that you have used our website will be passed on to Facebook. If you are logged into Facebook, Facebook may link this information to your Facebook account. If you use any of the plug-in functions (e.g. click on the "Like" button or leave a comment), this information will also be linked to your Facebook account and stored by Facebook. The only way to prevent this is to log out of Facebook before using the plug-in. To find out the extent to which and for what purpose Facebook collects, stores and uses data, please read Facebook's data use policy: http://de-de.facebook.com/privacy/explanation.php.
Use of Twitter plug-ins
Use of Google+ Plug-Ins
Plug-ins of social networking site plus.google.com – operated by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland ("Google") – are used on our website. These plug-ins are buttons that feature the character/digit combination "+1" on a white or colour background.
If you visit any of our websites that incorporate a Google+ plug-in, your browser will establish a direct connection with Google's servers. The plug-in content is thereby displayed in your browser. In this case, the information that you have used our website will be passed on to Google. If you are logged into Google, Google may link this information to your Google account. If you use any of the plug-in functions (e.g. choose the "1+" button or leave a comment), this information will also be linked to your Google account and stored by Google. The only way to prevent this is to log out before using the plug-in.
Use and transfer of personal data
We pass your data on to the carrier that ships your order, as far as this is necessary for the supply of the goods. When paying by credit or by debit card we pass your card details to our payment provider for the payment transaction and authorization.
Right of access
The Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) guarantees you free information about your stored personal data and, if you so wish, your right to the correction, blocking or deletion of these data.
Contact person for data protection
Should you have any questions regarding the collection, processing or use of your personal data, or should you wish to make inquiries, correct, block or delete data or retract your consent, please contact:
Your personal data will be encrypted for transmission via the internet using a 1024 bits SSL connection. (Credit card data will not be stored, but processed directly by our payment provider B+S Card Service GmbH). We secure our website and other systems through technical and organisational measures against loss, destruction, access, changes or distribution of your data by unauthorised persons. Access to your personal account is possible only after entering your personal password. You should always keep your access information confidential and close the browser window, once you have finished communicating with us, especially if you use a shared computer.
If we provide advance deliveries of goods, we may arrange a credit assessment to be made through CEG Creditreform Consumer GmbH, Europadamm 2-6, 41460 Neuss to protect our legitimate interests. Your interests will be protected in accordance with legal regulations. A passing on of your data to other third parties will not take place.
Revocation of consent
You may have expressed explicit consent during the ordering process. We would like to point out that you may revoke these agreements at any time with immediate effect.