1) Information about the collection of personal data and contact details of the person responsible
1.1 We are pleased that you are visiting our website and thank you for your interest. In the following we inform you about the handling of your personal data when using our website. Personal data is all data with which you can be personally identified.
1.2 Responsible for data processing on this website within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is Dr. Melanie Graeb, Grubmühlerfeldstr. 25, 82131 Gauting, Germany, phone: 089 - 89 35 78 58, fax: 089 - 89 34 0630, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. The person responsible for the processing of personal data is the natural or legal person who, alone or jointly with others, decides on the purposes and means of the processing of personal data.
1.3 For security reasons and to protect the transmission of personal data and other confidential content (e.g. orders or inquiries to the person responsible), this website uses an SSL or TLS encryption. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the character string "https://" and the lock symbol in your browser line.
2) Data collection when visiting our website
If you only use our website for informational purposes, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, we only collect data that your browser transmits to our server (so-called "server log files"). When you visit our website, we collect the following data that is technically necessary for us to display the website to you:
- Our visited website
- Date and time at the time of access
- Amount of data sent in bytes
- Source/reference from which you came to the page
- Used browser
- Operating system used
- IP address used (if necessary: in anonymous form)
The processing takes place in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website. The data will not be passed on or used in any other way. However, we reserve the right to subsequently check the server log files if there are concrete indications of illegal use.
Hosted by Shopify
We use the shop system of the service provider Shopify International Limited, Victoria Buildings, 2nd floor, 1-2 Haddington Road, Dublin 4, D04 XN32, Ireland ("Shopify") for the purpose of hosting and displaying the online shop on the basis of a processing on our behalf. All data collected on our website is processed on Shopify's servers. As part of the aforementioned Shopify services, data may also be processed as part of further processing on behalf of Shopify Inc., 150 Elgin St, Ottawa, ON K2P 1L4, Canada, Shopify Data Processing (USA) Inc., Shopify Payments (USA) Inc .or Shopify (USA) Inc. In the event that data is transmitted to Shopify Inc. in Canada, the European Commission’s adequacy decision ensures the appropriate level of data protection. Further information on Shopify's data protection is available on the following website: https://www.shopify.de/legal/datenschutz
Further processing on servers other than those of Shopify mentioned above only takes place within the scope communicated below.
In order to make visiting our website attractive and to enable the use of certain functions, we use so-called cookies on various pages. These are small text files that are stored on your end device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the end of the browser session, i.e. after closing your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your end device and enable your browser to be recognized the next time you visit (so-called persistent cookies). If cookies are set, they collect and process certain user information such as browser and location data as well as IP address values to an individual extent. Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which can vary depending on the cookie. The duration of the respective cookie storage can be found in the overview of the cookie settings in your web browser.
In some cases, the cookies are used to simplify the ordering process by saving settings (e.g. remembering the contents of a virtual shopping cart for a later visit to the website). If individual cookies used by us also process personal data, the processing takes place in accordance with Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR either for the execution of the contract, in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR in the event that consent has been given or in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR to protect our legitimate interests in the best possible functionality of the website and a customer-friendly and effective design of the site visit.
Please note that you can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and can decide individually whether to accept them or exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general. Each browser differs in the way it manages cookie settings. This is described in the help menu of each browser, which explains how you can change your cookie settings. You can find these for the respective browser under the following links:
Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/de-de/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Please note that if cookies are not accepted, the functionality of our website may be restricted.
Personal data is collected when contacting us (e.g. via contact form or e-mail). Which data is collected when using a contact form can be seen from the respective contact form. This data is stored and used exclusively for the purpose of answering your request or for establishing contact and the associated technical administration. The legal basis for the processing of this data is our legitimate interest in answering your request in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. If your contact is aimed at concluding a contract, the additional legal basis for processing is Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR. Your data will be deleted once your request has been processed.This is the case if it can be inferred from the circumstances that the facts in question have been finally clarified and provided there are no legal storage obligations to the contrary
6) Data processing when opening a customer account and for contract processing
According to Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR, personal data will continue to be collected and processed if you provide it to us to execute a contract or open a customer account. Which data is collected can be seen from the respective input forms. A deletion of your customer account is possible at any time and can be done by sending a message to the above address of the person responsible. We store and use the data you provide to process the contract. After the contract has been completed or your customer account has been deleted, your data will be blocked with regard to retention periods under tax and commercial law and deleted after these periods have expired, unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data or have reserved a legally permitted further use of data on our part became.
7) comment function
As part of the comment function on this website, information about the time the comment was created and the name of the commentator you have chosen will be saved and published on this website in addition to your comment. Furthermore, your IP address will be logged and saved. The IP address is stored for security reasons and in the event that the person concerned violates the rights of third parties or posts illegal content by submitting a comment. We need your e-mail address in order to contact you if a third party should complain that your published content is illegal. The legal basis for the storage of your data is Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. b and f GDPR. We reserve the right to delete comments if they are objected to as illegal by third parties.
8) Use of customer data for direct advertising
8.1 Subscription to our email newsletter
If you register for our e-mail newsletter, we will regularly send you information about our offers. The only mandatory information for sending the newsletter is your e-mail address. Providing further data is voluntary and is used to be able to address you personally. We use the so-called double opt-in procedure to send the newsletter. This means that we will only send you an e-mail newsletter if you have expressly confirmed to us that you consent to receiving newsletters. We will then send you a confirmation e-mail asking you to click on a link to confirm that you wish to receive the newsletter in the future.
By activating the confirmation link, you give us your consent to the use of your personal data in accordance with Article 6(1)(a) GDPR. When you register for the newsletter, we save your IP address entered by the Internet Service Provider (ISP) as well as the date and time of registration in order to be able to trace possible misuse of your e-mail address at a later point in time. The data collected by us when registering for the newsletter is used exclusively for advertising purposes by way of the newsletter. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time via the link provided for this purpose in the newsletter or by sending a message to the person responsible mentioned above.After you have unsubscribed, your e-mail address will be deleted immediately from our newsletter distribution list, unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data or we reserve the right to use data beyond this, which is permitted by law and about which we will inform you in this declaration t7>
8.2 Newsletter dispatch via Shopify Email
Our email newsletters are sent via Shopify Email, a service provided by Shopify International Limited, Victoria Buildings, 2nd Floor, 1-2 Haddington Road, Dublin 4, D04 XN32, Ireland ("Shopify") which we pass on the data you provided when registering for the newsletter. This transfer takes place in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR and serves our legitimate interest in using an effective, secure and user-friendly newsletter system. The data you enter for the purpose of subscribing to the newsletter (e.g. e-mail address) is generally stored on Shopify's servers in the EU.
As part of the aforementioned Shopify services, data can also be processed as part of further processing on behalf of Shopify Inc., 150 Elgin St, Ottawa, ON K2P 1L4, Canada, Shopify Data Processing (USA) Inc., Shopify Payments (USA) Inc. or Shopify (USA) Inc. In the case of the transmission of data to Shopify Inc. in Canada, the appropriate level of data protection is guaranteed by the European Commission's adequacy decision.
Shopify uses this information to send and statistically evaluate the newsletter on our behalf. For the evaluation, the e-mails sent can contain so-called web beacons or tracking pixels, which represent one-pixel image files that are stored on our website. In this way it can be determined whether a newsletter message has been opened and which links have been clicked on. Technical information is also recorded (e.g. time of retrieval, IP address, browser type and operating system). The data is only collected in a pseudonymised form and is not linked to your other personal data; direct personal reference is excluded. This data is used exclusively for the statistical analysis of newsletter campaigns. The results of these analyzes can be used to better adapt future newsletters to the interests of the recipients. If you wish to object to the data analysis for statistical evaluation purposes, you must unsubscribe from the newsletter.
In addition, Shopify can use this data in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR itself based on its own legitimate interest in the needs-based design and optimization of the service and for market research purposes, for example to determine from which countries the recipients come. However, Shopify does not use the data of our newsletter recipients to write to them themselves or to pass the data on to third parties.
We have entered into an order processing agreement with Shopify, with which we oblige Shopify to protect our customers' data and not to pass it on to third parties.
9) Data processing for order processing
9.1 To process your order, we work together with the following service provider(s), who support us in whole or in part in the implementation of concluded contracts. Certain personal data is transmitted to these service providers in accordance with the following information.
The personal data collected by us will be passed on to the transport company commissioned with the delivery as part of the contract processing, insofar as this is necessary for the delivery of the goods. We will pass on your payment data to the commissioned bank as part of the payment processing, provided this is necessary for the payment processing is required. If payment service providers are used, we will explicitly inform you of this below. The legal basis for the transfer of data is Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR.
9.2 Use of payment service providers (payment services)
- Apple Pay
If you decide to use the "Apple Pay" payment method from Apple Distribution International (Apple), Hollyhill Industrial Estate, Hollyhill, Cork, Ireland, the payment will be processed using the "Apple Pay" function of your device running iOS, watchOS or macOS by debiting a payment card stored with "Apple Pay". Apple Pay uses security features built into your device's hardware and software to protect your transactions. In order to release a payment, it is therefore necessary to enter a code previously defined by you and to verify it using the "Face ID" or "Touch ID" function of your terminal device.
For the purpose of payment processing, the information you provide during the ordering process, along with the information about your order, will be sent to Apple in encrypted form. Apple then encrypts this data again with a developer-specific key before the data is sent to the payment service provider of the payment card stored in Apple Pay to carry out the payment. The encryption ensures that only the website through which the purchase was made can access the payment details. After payment is made, Apple sends your device account number and a transaction-specific dynamic security code to the originating website to confirm payment success.
If personal data is processed in the transmissions described, the processing is carried out exclusively for the purpose of payment processing in accordance with Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR.
Apple retains anonymized transaction information, including approximate purchase amount, date and time, and whether the transaction was successfully completed. The anonymization completely excludes any personal reference. Apple uses the anonymized data to improve Apple Pay and other Apple products and services.
When you use Apple Pay on iPhone or Apple Watch to complete a purchase made through Safari on Mac, the Mac and the authorization device communicate over an encrypted channel on Apple's servers. Apple does not process or store any of this information in a format that personally identifies you. You can disable the ability to use Apple Pay on your Mac in your iPhone's settings. Go to Wallet & Apple Pay and turn off "Allow payments on Mac".
Further information on data protection with Apple Pay can be found at the following Internet address: https://support.apple.com/de-de/HT203027
When paying via PayPal, credit card via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal or - if offered - "purchase on account" or "payment in installments" via PayPal, we pass on your payment data to PayPal (Europe) S.a.rl et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg (hereinafter "PayPal"), further. The transfer takes place in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 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 the payment methods credit card via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal or - if offered - "purchase on account" or "payment in installments" via PayPal. 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. Among other things, but not exclusively, address data 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: https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full
You can object to this 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.
- Shopify Payments
Data protection information on Stripe Payments Europe Ltd. can be found here: https://stripe.com/de/privacy
10) Using a live chat system
This website uses the live chat system Shopify Chat, a service of Shopify Inc., 150 Elgin St, Ottawa, ON K2P 1L4, Canada ("Shopify") for customer support purposes. Shopify collects and stores anonymous user data to respond to live support requests. User profiles can be created from this anonymous data under a pseudonym. Cookies may be used. Cookies are small text files that are stored locally in the cache of the website visitor's Internet browser. Cookies enable recognition of the Internet browser. If the information collected in this way has a personal reference, processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit.f GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in effective customer care and the statistical analysis of user behavior for optimization purposes
The data collected with the Shopify technologies will not be used to personally identify the visitor to this website and will not be combined with personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym without the separate consent of the person concerned. In order to avoid the storage of Shopify cookies, you can set your Internet browser so that no more cookies can be stored on your computer in the future or cookies that have already been stored are deleted. However, switching off all cookies can mean that some functions on our website can no longer be executed. You can object to the collection and storage of data for the purpose of creating a pseudonymised user profile at any time with effect for the future by sending us your objection informally by e-mail to the e-mail address given in the imprint.
In the case of data transfers to Shopify Inc. in Canada, the appropriate level of data protection is guaranteed by the European Commission's adequacy decision.
11) Rights of the data subject
11.1 The applicable data protection law grants you the following data subject rights (rights to information and intervention rights) vis-à-vis the person responsible with regard to the processing of your personal data, whereby reference is made to the legal basis given for the respective exercise requirements:
- Right to information according to Art. 15 GDPR;
- Right to rectification in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR;
- Right to erasure according to Art. 17 GDPR;
- Right to restriction of processing in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR;
- Right to information in accordance with Art. 19 GDPR;
- Right to data portability in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR;
- Right to revoke granted consent in accordance with Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR;
- Right to complain in accordance with Art. 77 GDPR.
11.2 RIGHT TO OBJECT
IF WE PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA ON THE BASIS OF A BALANCING OF INTERESTS, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT AT ANY TIME TO OBJECT TO THIS PROCESSING WITH EFFECT FOR THE FUTURE FOR REASONS ARISING FROM YOUR PARTICULAR SITUATION.
IF YOUR PERSONAL DATA IS PROCESSED BY US FOR DIRECT ADVERTISING PURPOSES, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT AT ANY TIME TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA FOR THE PURPOSES OF SUCH ADVERTISING. YOU MAY OBJECT AS DESCRIBED ABOVE.
IF YOU EXERCISE YOUR RIGHT TO OBJECT, WE WILL STOP THE PROCESSING OF THE DATA CONCERNED FOR DIRECT MARKETING PURPOSES.
12) Duration of storage of personal data
The duration of the storage of personal data is based on the respective legal basis, the processing purpose and - if relevant - also based on the respective statutory retention period (e.g. commercial and tax retention periods).
When processing personal data on the basis of an express consent in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. a GDPR, this data is stored until the person concerned revokes his consent.
If there are statutory retention periods for data that are processed within the framework of legal or similar obligations on the basis of Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR, this data will be routinely deleted after the retention period has expired, provided that it is no longer required to fulfill the contract or contract initiation are required and/or we have no legitimate interest in further storage.
When personal data is processed on the basis of Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR, this data is stored until the data subject exercises his or her right to object under Article 21 (1) GDPR, unless we can prove compelling reasons for processing worthy of protection that outweigh the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.
When personal data is processed for the purpose of direct advertising on the basis of Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR, this data is stored until the data subject exercises his or her right to object under Article 21 (2) GDPR.
Unless otherwise stated in the other information in this declaration on specific processing situations, stored personal data will be deleted when they are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed..