Privacy policy

Data protection declaration

Unless otherwise specified below, the provision of your personal data is neither required by law or contract, nor for one Contract conclusion required. You are not obliged to provide the data. Failure to provide has no consequences. This only applies if no other information is given in the subsequent processing operations. "Personal data" is all information that relates to an identified or identifiable natural person.

Server-Logfiles
You can visit our website without providing any information about yourself.
Every time our website is accessed, usage data is 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 e.g. the name of the page called up, 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 Abs. 1 lit. f GDPR out of our predominantly legitimate interest in ensuring the trouble-free operation of our website and improving our offer.

Customer account orders

Customer account
When opening a We collect your personal data from customer accounts to the extent specified there. The data processing serves the purpose of improving your shopping experience and simplifying order processing. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. 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 time of revocation. Your customer account will then be deleted.


Collection, processing and transfer of personal data for orders
When you order, we only collect and process your personal data insofar as this is necessary to fulfill and process your order and to process your inquiries. The provision of the data is necessary for the conclusion of the contract. Failure to provide it has the consequence that no contract can be concluded. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. b GDPR and is necessary for the performance of a contract with you.
Your data will be passed on, for example, to the shipping companies and dropshipping providers, payment service providers, service providers for order processing and IT service providers selected by you. In all cases, we strictly observe the legal requirements. The scope of the data transfer is limited to a minimum.

Contact Reviews Newsletter

Collection and processing when using the contact form
When using the contact form, we only collect your personal data (name, email address, message text) to the extent you have provided. The data processing serves the purpose of establishing contact. By sending your message, you consent to the processing of the transmitted data. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. 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. We only use your email address to process your request. Your data will then be deleted unless you have consented to further processing and use.


Data collection when writing a comment
When commenting on an article or a post, we collect your personal data (name, email address, comment text) only to the extent that you have made available. The processing serves the purpose of enabling comments and displaying comments. By sending the comment, you consent to the processing of the transmitted data. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. 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 point of revocation. Your personal data will then be deleted.


When your comment is published, the name you provided and the email address you provided published.

In addition, when you submit the comment, your IP address is saved for the purpose of preventing misuse of the comment function and ensuring the security of our information technology systems. By sending the comment, you consent to the processing of the transmitted data. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. 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 time of revocation. Your IP address will then be deleted.

Use of the e-mail address for sending newsletters
We use your e-mail address, regardless of the contract, exclusively for our own advertising purposes for sending newsletters, provided you have expressly consented to this. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. a GDPR with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to the point of 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.


Your data will be passed on to a service provider for email marketing as part of order processing. Your data will not be passed on to other third parties.

Your data will be transmitted to a third country for which the European Commission has issued an adequacy decision.


Shipping service provider

Forwarding of the e-mail address to shipping company for information about the shipping status
We will pass on your e-mail address to the transport company as part of the contract processing, provided you have expressly agreed to this in the order process. The purpose of the transfer is to inform you about the dispatch status by email. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. a GDPR with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time by notifying us or the transport company without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation.



Payment service provider

Use of PayPal
All PayPal transactions are subject to the PayPal privacy policy. You can find these under https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps / mpp / ua / privacy-full


Use of PayPal Express
We use the PayPal Express payment service from PayPal on our website (Europe) S.à.rl 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. This data processing, in particular the setting of cookies, is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR from our predominant legitimate interest in a customer-oriented offer of different payment methods. You have the right, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, to refer to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR-based processing of your personal data.
With the selection and use of PayPal Express, the data required for payment processing are transmitted to PayPal in order to fulfill the contract with you with the selected payment method can. This processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR. More information on data processing when using the PayPal Express payment service can be found in the associated data protection declaration here.


Use of Amazon Payments
We use on our Website uses the payment service Amazon Payments from Amazon Payments Europe sca (38 avenue John F. Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg; “Amazon Payments”).
The data processing serves the purpose of being able to offer you payment via the payment service Amazon Payments.
It is necessary to integrate this payment service that Amazon Payments collects, stores and analyzes data (e.g. IP address, device type, operating system, browser type, location of your device) when you visit the website. Cookies can also be used for this purpose. The cookies enable your browser to be recognized. This data processing, in particular the setting of cookies, is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR from our predominant legitimate interest in a customer-oriented offer of different payment methods. You have the right, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, to refer to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR-based processing of your personal data.
By selecting and using “Amazon Payments”, the data required for payment processing will be transmitted to Amazon Payments in order to conclude the contract with you with the selected Payment method to be able to fulfill. This processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR.
More information on data processing when using the Amazon Payments payment service can be found in the associated data protection declaration at: https://pay.amazon.com/de/help/201212490



Cookies
Our website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored in the internet browser or by the internet browser on a user's computer system. When a user calls up a website, a cookie can be stored on the user's operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic string of characters that enables the browser to be uniquely identified when the website is accessed again.
Cookies are stored on your computer. You therefore have full control over the use of cookies. By selecting the appropriate technical settings in your internet browser, you can be notified before cookies are set and individually decide whether to accept them and prevent the storage of cookies and the transmission of the data they contain. Cookies that have already been saved can be deleted at any time. However, we would like to point out that you may then not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent.
Under the following links you can find out how you can manage the cookies in the most important browsers (including deactivating them):

Technically necessary cookies
Unless otherwise stated below in the data protection declaration, we only use these technically necessary cookies for the purpose of making our offer more user-friendly, more effective and safer. Furthermore, cookies enable our systems to recognize your browser even after changing 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 is recognized even after changing pages.
Processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR out of 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, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, to refer to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR-based processing of your personal data.

Analysis of advertising

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 is 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 from which you accessed 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 that analyze the use of the Website through you. The information generated about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. 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. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there.
Google has certified itself under the US-EU data protection agreement “Privacy Shield” and is thus obliged to comply with European data protection guidelines.
The data processing, in particular the setting of cookies, takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR out of our predominantly legitimate interest in the needs-based and targeted design of the website. You have the right, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, to refer to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO-based processing of your personal data.
You can transfer the data generated by Google Analytics and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and prevent Google from processing this data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
In order to prevent data collection and storage by Google Analytics across devices, you can use a Set opt-out cookie. Opt-out cookies prevent the future collection of your data when you visit this website. You must perform the opt-out on all systems and devices used for this to have a comprehensive effect. If you delete the opt-out cookie, requests will be sent to Google again. If you click here, the opt-out cookie will be set: Deactivate Google Analytics.
For more information on terms of use and data protection, see https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html or under https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/ as well as at https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies ? hl = de.

Use of the Facebook Pixel
We use the remarketing function "Custom Audiences" of Facebook Inc. (1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA; " Facebook "). The purpose of the application is to address visitors to the website in a targeted manner 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 tells 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. Facebook has certified itself according to the US-EU data protection agreement "Privacy Shield" and is thus obliged to comply with European data protection guidelines. The data processing, in particular the setting of cookies, takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO out of our overriding legitimate interest in targeting the site visitors with interest-related advertising. You have the right, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, to refer to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR-based processing of your personal data. You can use the remarketing function "Custom Audiences"
here deactivate . You can find more information on the collection and use of data by Facebook, your rights in this regard and options for protecting your privacy in Facebook's data protection information at https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/.

Use of Google Ads Conversion Tracking
We use the online advertising program "Google Ads" on our website and, in this context, conversion tracking (visit activity analysis). 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 conversion tracking is placed on your computer filed. 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, we and Google can tell that you clicked on the ad and were forwarded to this page. Each Google Ads customer receives a different cookie. This means that it is not possible for cookies to be tracked via the websites of Ads customers.
The information that is obtained with the help of the conversion cookie is used to generate 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 with which users can be personally identified.
Your data may be transmitted to the USA. Google has certified itself according to the US-EU data protection agreement “Privacy Shield” and is thus obliged to comply with European data protection guidelines.
The data processing, in particular the setting of cookies, is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO out of our overriding legitimate interest in targeting the site visitors with interest-related advertising. You have the right, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, to refer to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR-based processing of your personal data.
You can deactivate personalized advertising for you in the advertising settings on Google. 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 going to the deactivation page of the Network Advertising Initiative at go to https://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/ and implement the further information on opt-out mentioned there . You will then not be included in the conversion tracking statistics.
You can find more information and Google's privacy policy at: https://www.google.de/policies/privacy/

Use of the remarketing or "similar target groups" function of Google Inc.
We use the remarketing or "similar target groups" function of 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.
The application serves the purpose of analyzing visitor behavior and visitor interests. Google uses cookies to carry out the analysis of website usage, which forms the basis for creating interest-based advertisements. The cookies are used to record visits to the website and anonymised data on the use of the website. There is no storage of personal data of the visitors to the website. If you visit another website in the Google Display Network, you will be shown advertisements that are highly likely to take into account previously accessed product and information areas.
Your data may be transmitted to the USA. Google has certified itself according to the US-EU data protection agreement “Privacy Shield” and is therefore obliged to comply with European data protection guidelines.
The data processing, in particular the setting of cookies, is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO out of our overriding legitimate interest in targeting site visitors with interest-based advertising. You have the right, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, to refer to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR-based processing of your personal data.
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 going to the deactivation page of the Network Advertising Initiative at go to https://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/ and implement the additional information on opt-out mentioned there.
More information about Google Remarketing and the associated data protection declaration can be found at: https://www.google.com/privacy/ads/


Plug-ins

Use of the remarketing or "similar target groups" function of Google Inc.
We use the remarketing or "similar target groups" function of 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.
The application serves the purpose of analyzing visitor behavior and visitor interests. Google uses cookies to analyze website usage, which forms the basis for creating interest-based advertisements. The cookies are used to record visits to the website and anonymised data on the use of the website. There is no storage of personal data of the visitors to the website. If you visit another website in the Google Display Network, you will see advertisements that are highly likely to take into account previously accessed product and information areas.
Your data may be transmitted to the USA. Google has certified itself according to the US-EU data protection agreement “Privacy Shield” and is thus obliged to comply with the European data protection guidelines.
The data processing, in particular the setting of cookies, is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO out of our overriding legitimate interest in targeting the site visitors with interest-related advertising. You have the right, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, to refer to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR-based processing of your personal data.
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 go to https://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/ and implement the additional information on opt-out mentioned there.
More detailed information about Google Remarketing and the associated data protection declaration can be found at: https://www.google.com/privacy/ads/


Plug-ins

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 are used. The data processing serves the purpose of the needs-based design and optimization of our website.
The Google Tag Manager itself neither stores cookies nor is personal data processed through them. However, it enables additional tags to be triggered that can collect and process personal data.
For more information on terms of use and data protection, see here.

Use of social plug-ins using "Shariff"
We use plug-ins from social networks on our website. We use the data protection-safe "Shariff" buttons so that you can keep 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 by the specialists of the computer magazine c't. It enables more privacy on the Internet and replaces the usual “Share” buttons on 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 on the buttons, a pop-up window will appear in which you can log in to the respective provider with your data, only after this active login through you a direct connection to the social networks is established.
through your Login, you give your consent to the transfer of your data to the respective social media provider. 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 social networks named below 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 for protecting your privacy in the linked data protection notices of the providers.

Facebook of Facebook Inc. (1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA) https://www.facebook.com/policy.php

Pinterest from Pinterest Inc. (635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA) https: // about .pinterest.com / en / privacy-policy

Twitter of Twitter Inc. (1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA) https://twitter.com/privacy

Use of Facebook Connect
We use the Facebook Connect single sign-on function from Facebook Ireland Ltd. on our website. (Grand Canal Harbor, Dublin, D02, Ireland; “Facebook”).
This feature enables website visitors to log into the website using their existing Facebook account. The data processing serves the purpose of verification during registration, personalization and interest-based advertising.
In order to offer the function on the website, a connection to the Facebook server is established. Cookies are used for this. It can u. a. The following information is collected and transmitted to Facebook: IP address, browser information, referrer URL (website from which you accessed our website), location data. This applies regardless of whether you are registered or logged in to the social network. A transmission takes place even with unregistered or not logged in users. If you are connected to one or more of your social network accounts at the same time, the information collected can also be assigned to your corresponding profiles. You can prevent this assignment by logging out of your social media accounts before visiting our website and before activating the buttons.
Your data may be transmitted to the USA. Facebook has certified itself according to the US-EU data protection agreement "Privacy Shield" and is thus obliged to comply with European data protection guidelines.
When using the single sign-on function, the website visitor's Facebook profile is created with a customer account for them Website linked. In doing so, we receive personal data from the user through Facebook, as specified in the login process. For this purpose, i.a. The following information includes: name, address, public profile information (e.g. name, profile picture, age, gender), e-mail address, friend lists, “I like” information
The data processing, in particular the setting of cookies, takes place on Basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR out of our predominant legitimate interest in the needs-based design of our website. You have the right, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, to refer to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR-based processing of your personal data.


Use of YouTube
We use on our website the function for embedding YouTube videos from Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland; "YouTube"). YouTube is an affiliate of Google LLC (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; " Google ”) affiliated company.
The function shows videos stored on YouTube in an iFrame on the website. The option "Extended data protection mode" is activated. As a result, YouTube does not store any information about website visitors. Only when you watch a video is information about it transmitted to YouTube and stored there. Your data may be transmitted to the USA. Google has certified itself according to the US-EU data protection agreement “Privacy Shield” and is therefore obliged to comply with the European data protection guidelines.
The data processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR from the legitimate interest in the needs-based and targeted design of our website. You have the right, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, to refer to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR-based processing of your personal data.
You can find more information on the collection and use of data by YouTube and Google, your rights and options for protecting your privacy in the data protection information from YouTube under https://www.youtube.com/t/privacy.


Rights of data subjects and storage duration

Duration of storage
After the contract has been fully processed, the data will initially be stored for the duration of the warranty period, then taking into account legal, in particular tax and commercial retention periods, and then deleted after the deadline, unless you have consented to further processing and use.

Rights of the data subject
If the legal requirements are met, you have the following rights according to Art. 15 to 20 GDPR to: Right to information, to correction, to deletion, to restriction of processing, to data portability. In addition, according to Art. 21 Para. 1 GDPR, you have a right to object to the processing based on Art. 6 Para. 1 f GDPR, as well as against processing for the purpose of direct mail.


Contact us on request. You can find the contact details in our imprint.

Right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority
According to Art. 77 GDPR, you have the right to contact the supervisory authority Complain if you are of the opinion that the processing of your personal data is not lawful.


Right of objection
Are the personal data processing listed here based on our legitimate interest according to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR, you have the right to object to this processing at any time with effect for the future for reasons that arise from your particular situation Provide protection-worthy reasons for the processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or if the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

If the personal data processing takes place for purposes of direct marketing, you can do this at any time object by notifying us. Once you have objected, we will stop processing the data concerned for direct marketing purposes.


last update: 01.09.2020

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