Data protection

 

Data protection
Unless otherwise stated below, the provision of your personal data is neither required by law nor contractually, nor is it necessary for the conclusion of a contract. You are not obliged to provide the data. Failure to provide it has no consequences. This only applies if no other information is provided during subsequent processing operations.
“Personal data” means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.


Server log files
You can visit our websites without providing any personal information.
Every time you access our website, usage data is transmitted to us or our web host/IT service provider through your Internet browser and stored in log data (so-called server log files). This stored data includes, for example, the name of the page accessed, the date and time of access, the IP address, the amount of data transferred and the requesting provider. The processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR out of our overriding legitimate interest in ensuring trouble-free operation of our website and in improving our offering.
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

Responsible person
Contact us if you wish. The person responsible for data processing is: Dr. Fabian Riedel, Straßäcker 6, 84645 Langenpreising Germany, 089215508813, shop@honest-catch.com


Initiative contact from the customer via email
If you initiate business contact with us via email, we will only collect your personal data (name, email address, message text) to the extent provided by you. The data processing serves to process and answer your contact request.
If the contact serves to carry out pre-contractual measures (e.g. advice if you are interested in buying, preparing an offer) or concerns a contract that has already been concluded between you and us, this data processing is carried out on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR.

If contact is made for other reasons, this data processing is carried out on the basis of Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR due to 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 object at any time to this processing of your personal data based on Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f of the GDPR.
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 provided by you. The data processing serves the purpose of establishing contact.
If the contact serves to carry out pre-contractual measures (e.g. advice if you are interested in buying, preparing an offer) or concerns a contract that has already been concluded between you and us, this data processing is carried out on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR.
If contact is made for other reasons, this data processing is carried out on the basis of Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR due to 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 object at any time to this processing of your personal data based on Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f of the GDPR.
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 application form
When you use the application form, we only collect your personal data to the extent provided by you. This includes your contact details (e.g. name, email address, telephone number), information about your professional qualifications and training, information about further professional training and performance-specific evidence.
The data processing serves the purpose of contacting you and deciding whether to establish an employment relationship with you. Providing the data is necessary to carry out the application process. Your personal data is processed on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR in conjunction with Section 26 Paragraph 1 BDSG in order to carry out pre-contractual measures (going through the application process to initiate an employment contract).
If you have given us your consent to process personal data for inclusion in our applicant pool, for example by ticking a checkbox, the processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR. You can revoke your consent to us at any time without affecting the lawfulness of the processing carried out based on your consent before its revocation.

If special categories of personal data within the meaning of Article 9 Paragraph 1 GDPR are requested from applicants as part of the application process, such as information on the degree of severe disability, this is done on the basis of Article 9 Paragraph 2 Letter b. GDPR, so that we can exercise the rights under labor law and social security and social protection law and fulfill our obligations in this regard.

We store your personal data for as long as this is necessary to decide on your application. Your data will then be deleted after six months at the latest, unless you have consented to further processing and use. If an employment relationship is established following the application process, the data provided will be further processed on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR in conjunction with Section 26 Paragraph 1 BDSG for the purposes of implementing the employment relationship and then transferred to the personnel file .


Customer account     orders

Customer account
When you open a customer account, we collect your personal data to the extent specified there. The data processing serves the purpose of improving your shopping experience and simplifying order processing. Processing is carried out on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a GDPR with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time by notifying us, without this affecting the lawfulness of the processing carried out based on your consent before its revocation. Your customer account will then be deleted.

Collection, processing and transfer of personal data when placing orders
When you place an order, we only collect and process your personal data to the extent that 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 will result in no contract being concluded. The processing is carried out on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR and is necessary for the fulfillment of a contract with you.
Your data will be passed on, for example, to the shipping companies and dropshipping providers you have chosen, payment service providers, service providers for order processing 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 when writing a comment or rating
When commenting/rating an article or post, we only collect your personal data (name, email address, comment text) to the extent you provide it. The processing serves the purpose of enabling comments/ratings and displaying comments/ratings.

For the purpose of verifying your rating, we also collect the following data: Order number .
By submitting the comment/review, you consent to the processing of the transmitted data. Processing is carried out on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a GDPR with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time by notifying us, without affecting the lawfulness of the processing carried out based on your consent before its revocation. Your personal data will then be deleted.

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

Use of your personal data to send you postal advertising
We use your personal data (name, address), which we received in the context of selling a good or service, to send you postal advertising, unless you have objected to this use. The provision of this data is necessary for the conclusion of the contract. Failure to provide it will result in no contract being concluded.
The processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR due to our overriding legitimate interest in direct advertising. You can object to this use of your address data at any time by notifying us. The contact details for exercising your objection can be found in the legal notice.

Use of the email address to send newsletters
Regardless of the contract processing, we use your email address exclusively for our own advertising purposes to send newsletters, provided you have expressly agreed to this. Processing is carried out on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a GDPR with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time without affecting the lawfulness of the processing carried out based on your consent before its revocation. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time using the corresponding link in the newsletter or by notifying us. Your email address will then be removed from the distribution list.

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

We use Klaviyo on our website. Klaviyo is an email marketing service. The service provider is the American company Klaviyo, 125 Summer St, Boston, MA 02110, USA. Klaviyo processes your data, including in the USA. We would like to point out that, according to the European Court of Justice, there is currently no adequate level of protection for data transfer to the USA. This can pose various risks to the lawfulness and security of data processing.

 

As the basis for data processing for recipients based in third countries (outside the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway) or for data transfer there, Klaviyo uses so-called standard contractual clauses (= Article 46, Paragraphs 2 and 3 of the GDPR). Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC) are templates provided by the EU Commission and are intended to ensure that your data complies with European data protection standards even if it is transferred and stored in third countries such as the USA. Through these clauses, Klaviyo undertakes to comply with European data protection standards when processing your relevant data, even if the data is stored, processed and managed in the USA. These clauses are based on an implementing decision of the EU Commission. You can find the resolution and the corresponding standard contractual clauses here:

 

The data processing agreement, which corresponds to the standard contractual clauses, can be found at https://www.klaviyo.com/legal/dpa

 

You can find out more about the data processed through the use of Klaviyo in the Privacy Policy at https://www.klaviyo.com/legal/privacy-policy

 



Use of the email address to send direct mail
We use your email address, which we received as part of the sale of a good or service, to electronically send advertising for our own goods or services that are similar to those that you have already purchased from us, to the extent that you do so have not objected to use. Providing the email address is necessary for the conclusion of the contract. Failure to provide it will result in no contract being concluded. The processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR due to our overriding legitimate interest in direct advertising. You can object to this use of your email address at any time by notifying us. The contact details for exercising your objection can be found in the legal notice. You can also use the link provided in the promotional email. There are no costs for this other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs.


Merchandise management

Use of an external merchandise management system
We use an inventory management system to process the contract as part of order processing. For this purpose, your personal data collected as part of the order will be sent to

Microsoft Business Central.


Payment service provider      credit report

Use of PayPal
We use the PayPal payment service from PayPal (Europe) S.à.rl et Cie, SCA (22-24 Boulevard Royal L-2449, Luxembourg; "PayPal") on our website. The data processing serves the purpose of being able to offer you payment via the payment service. By selecting and using payment via PayPal, the data required for payment processing will be transmitted to PayPal in order to be able to fulfill the contract with you using the selected payment method. This processing is carried out on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR.

All PayPal transactions are subject to the PayPal Privacy Policy. You can find these at 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.rl et Cie, SCA (22-24 Boulevard Royal L-2449, Luxembourg; "PayPal") on our website. 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.
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 this processing of personal data concerning you at any time for reasons relating to your particular situation.
By selecting and using PayPal Express, the data required for payment processing will be transmitted to PayPal in order to be able to fulfill the contract with you using the selected payment method. This processing is carried out on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR. Further information on data processing when using the PayPal Express payment service can be found in the associated data protection declaration at www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full?locale.x=de_DE#Updated_PS .

Use of Amazon Payments
We use the Amazon Payments payment service from Amazon Payments Europe sca (38 avenue John F. Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg; “Amazon Payments”) on our website.
The data processing serves the purpose of being able to offer you payment via the Amazon Payments payment service.

In order to integrate this payment service, it is necessary for Amazon Payments 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.
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 this processing of personal data concerning you at any time for reasons relating to your particular situation.
By selecting and using “Amazon Payments”, the data required for payment processing will be transmitted to Amazon Payments in order to be able to fulfill the contract with you using the selected payment method. This processing is carried out on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR.
Further 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

Using Klarna payment options
We use the payment service of Klarna Bank AB (publ) (Sveavägen 46, 111 34 Stockholm, Sweden; “Klarna”) on our website. By selecting and using payment via Klarna, the data required for payment processing will be transmitted to Klarna in order to be able to fulfill the contract with you using the selected payment method. This processing is carried out on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR.
“Pay Later” (invoice), “Pay Now” (payment by direct debit), “Financing” (purchase in installments)
For individual payment methods such as “Pay Later” (invoice), “Pay Now” (payment by direct debit), “Financing” (purchase in installments), Klarna reserves the right, if necessary, to obtain credit information based on mathematical and statistical procedures using credit agencies.
For this purpose, Klarna transmits the personal data required for a credit check, such as first and last name, address, gender, email address, IP address as well as data relating to the order for the purpose of the identity and credit check to a credit agency and uses the information received about the statistical probability of a payment default for a balanced decision about the establishment, implementation or termination of the contractual relationship. The credit report can contain probability values ​​(score values) that are calculated on the basis of scientifically recognized mathematical-statistical methods and whose calculation includes, among other things, address data. Your concerns will be considered in accordance with the statutory provisions. The data processing serves the purpose of checking your creditworthiness to initiate a contract. The processing is carried out on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f of the GDPR due to our overriding legitimate interest in protecting against non-payment if Klarna makes advance payments. For reasons arising from your particular situation, you have the right to object at any time to this processing of your personal data based on Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f of the GDPR by notifying Klarna. The provision of the data is necessary for the conclusion of the contract with the payment method you require. Failure to provide this means that the contract cannot be concluded using the payment method you have chosen.
Further information, in particular to which credit agencies Klarna passes on your personal data, can be found for Germany at https://cdn.klarna.com/1.0/shared/content/legal/terms/0/de_de/credit_rating_agencies and for Austria at https:// cdn.klarna.com/1.0/shared/content/legal/terms/0/de_at/credit_rating_agencies
General information about Klarna can be found for Germany at: https://www.klarna.com/de/ and for Austria at https://www.klarna.com/at/ . Your personal information 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 for Germany at https://cdn.klarna.com/1.0/shared/content/legal/terms/0/de_de/privacy and for Austria at https://cdn.klarna.com/1.0/shared/content/legal/terms/0/de_at/privacy .

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 accesses a website, a cookie can 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 accessed again.
Cookies are stored on your computer. Therefore, you 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 decide individually whether to accept them and prevent the storage of the 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.
You can find out how you can manage cookies in the most important browsers (including deactivating them) using the links below:
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-ablassen
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 is recognized even after a page change.
The use of cookies or comparable technologies is based on Section 25 Paragraph 2 TTDSG. Your personal data is processed on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f of the GDPR due to our overriding legitimate interest in ensuring the optimal functionality of the website and a user-friendly and effective design of our offering.
You have the right to object to this processing of personal data concerning you at any time for reasons relating to your particular situation.
Use of GDPR Legal Cookies
We use the consent management tool GDPR Legal Cookie from beeclever GmbH (Universitätsstraße 3, 56070 Koblenz a. Rh.; “beeclever”) on our website. The tool enables you to grant consent to data processing via the website, in particular the setting of cookies, and to make use of your right to revoke consent that has already been given.

The data processing serves the purpose of obtaining and documenting the necessary consent for data processing and thus complying with legal obligations. Cookies can be used. The following information, among others, can be collected and transmitted to beeclever: anonymized IP address, date and time of consent, URL from which the consent was sent, anonymous, random, encrypted key, consent status. This data will not be passed on to other third parties.
Data processing is carried out to fulfill a legal obligation based on Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter c GDPR.
Further information on terms of use and data protection at beeclever can be found at: https://gdpr-legal-cookie.com/pages/terms-conditions and at https://gdpr-legal-cookie.com/pages/datenschutzerklarung.


Advertising tracking

Use of Google Analytics 4
On our website we use the web analysis service Google Analytics from Google Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland; “Google”).
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 other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator.
The following information can be collected, among other things: IP address, date and time of page access, click path, information about the browser you use and the device you use, pages visited, referrer URL (website through which you visit our website). website), location data, purchasing activities. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not combined with other Google data.
Google uses technologies such as cookies, web storage in the browser and web beacons that enable analysis of your use of the website.
The information generated in this way 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 is based, among other things, on standard contractual clauses as appropriate guarantees for the protection of personal data, which can be viewed at: https://policies.google.com/privacy/frameworks . Both Google and US government 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.
When using Google Analytics 4, the IP address transmitted by your website is automatically collected and processed in anonymized form. The IP address is previously shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.
The use of cookies or comparable technologies takes place with your consent on the basis of Section 25 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 TTDSG in conjunction with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a GDPR. The processing of your personal data takes place with your consent on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR. You can revoke your consent at any time without affecting the lawfulness of the processing carried out based on your consent before its revocation.
Further information on terms of use and data protection can be found at https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites and at https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de&gl=de .

Use of the Facebook Pixel
We use the “Custom Audiences” remarketing function from Meta Platforms Ireland Limited (4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland “Facebook”) on our website.

Meta Platforms Ireland and we are jointly responsible for the collection of your data when you integrate the service and the transmission of this data to Facebook. The basis for this is an agreement between us and Meta Platforms Ireland on the joint processing of personal data, which sets out the respective responsibilities. The agreement can be accessed at https://www.facebook.com/legal/controller_addendum . Thereafter, we are in particular responsible for fulfilling the information obligations in accordance with Articles 13 and 14 of the GDPR, for compliance with the security requirements of Article 32 of the GDPR with regard to the correct technical implementation and configuration of the service, and for compliance with the obligations under Article 33 , 34 GDPR, to the extent that a personal data breach affects our obligations under the joint processing agreement. Meta Platforms Ireland is responsible for enabling the rights of those affected in accordance with Articles 15 - 20 of the GDPR, of complying with the security requirements of Article 32 of the GDPR with regard to the security of the service and of fulfilling the obligations under Articles 33 and 34 of the GDPR in the event of a violation the protection of personal data concerns Meta Platforms Ireland's obligations under the Joint Processing Agreement.
The purpose of the application is to target visitors to the website with interest-based advertising on the social network Facebook. For this purpose, Facebook's remarketing tag was implemented on the website. This tag is used to establish a direct connection to the Facebook servers when you visit the website. This sends information to the Facebook server about which of our pages you have visited. Facebook assigns this information to your personal Facebook user account. When you visit the social network Facebook, you will be shown personalized, interest-based Facebook ads. Your data may be transferred to the USA. There is no adequacy decision from the EU Commission for the USA. The data transfer is based, among other things, on standard contractual clauses as appropriate 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 takes place with your consent on the basis of Section 25 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 TTDSG in conjunction with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a GDPR. The processing of your personal data takes place with your consent on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR. You can revoke your consent at any time without affecting the lawfulness of the processing carried out based on your consent before its revocation.
Further information on the collection and use of data by Facebook, your rights in this regard and options for protecting your privacy can be found 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 action evaluation). Google Conversion Tracking is an analysis service provided by Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland; Google).
If you click on an ad placed by Google, 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, Google and we can recognize that you clicked on the ad and were redirected to that page. Each Google Ads customer receives a different cookie. There is therefore no possibility that cookies can be tracked 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 transmitted to Google LLC servers in the USA. There is no adequacy decision from the EU Commission for the USA. The data transfer is based, 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 and https://business.safety.google/adscontrollerterms/ .
The use of cookies or comparable technologies takes place with your consent on the basis of Section 25 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 TTDSG in conjunction with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a GDPR. The processing of your personal data takes place with your consent on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR. You can revoke your consent at any time without affecting the lawfulness of the processing carried out based on your consent before its revocation.
Further information and Google's privacy policy can be found 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 Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland; “Google”) on our website.

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 record visits to the website as well as anonymized data about the use of the website. There is no storage of personal data of visitors to the website. If you subsequently visit another website in the Google Display Network, you will be shown advertisements that most likely take into account previously accessed product and information areas.
Your data may be transmitted to Google LLC servers in the USA. There is no adequacy decision from the EU Commission for the USA. The data transfer is based, among other things, on 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 takes place with your consent on the basis of Section 25 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 TTDSG in conjunction with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a GDPR. The processing of your personal data takes place with your consent on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR. You can revoke your consent at any time without affecting the lawfulness of the processing carried out based on your consent before its revocation.
Further information about Google Remarketing and the associated data protection declaration can be found at: https://www.google.com/privacy/ads/
Use of Microsoft Advertising
We use Microsoft Advertising from Microsoft Corporation (Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052-6399, USA; “Microsoft”) on our website.

The data processing serves marketing and advertising purposes and the purpose of measuring the success of the advertising measures (conversion tracking). We learn the total number of users who clicked on one of our ads and were redirected to a page with a conversion tracking tag. However, it is not possible to personally identify these users. Microsoft Advertising uses technologies such as cookies and web beacons to help analyze how you use the website. When you click on an ad placed by Microsoft Advertising, a cookie for conversion tracking is stored on your computer. This cookie has a limited validity and is not used for personal identification. If you visit certain pages on our website and the cookie has not yet expired, Microsoft and we can recognize that you clicked on the ad and were redirected to that page. The following information can be collected, among other things: IP address, identifiers assigned by Microsoft, information about the browser you use and the device you use, referrer URL (website through which you accessed our website have), URL of our website.
Your data may be transferred to the USA. There is no adequacy decision from the EU Commission for the USA.
The use of cookies or comparable technologies takes place with your consent on the basis of Section 25 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 TTDSG in conjunction with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a GDPR. The processing of your personal data takes place with your consent on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR. You can revoke your consent at any time without affecting the lawfulness of the processing carried out based on your consent before its revocation.
You can find more information about data protection and the cookies used by Microsoft Bing here .

Using the Pinterest tag
We use the Pinterest tag from 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 others, can be processed here: 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 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://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 takes place with your consent on the basis of Section 25 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 TTDSG in conjunction with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a GDPR. The processing of your personal data takes place with your consent on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR. You can revoke your consent at any time without affecting the lawfulness of the processing carried out based on your consent before its revocation.
Further information on how Pinterest collects and uses data, your rights in this regard and options for protecting your privacy can be found in Pinterest's data protection information at https://policy.pinterest.com/de/privacy-policy .

Plug-ins and others

Using Google Tag Manager
We use the Google Tag Manager from Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland; "Google") on our website.
This application manages JavaScript tags and HTML tags, which are used to implement tracking and analysis tools in particular. The data processing serves the purpose of tailoring and optimizing our website.
The Google Tag Manager itself neither stores cookies nor processes personal data. However, it enables the triggering of additional tags that can collect and process personal data.
Further information on terms of use and data protection can be found here.
Use of Google reCAPTCHA
We use the reCAPTCHA service from Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland; "Google") on our website. 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 Google LLC servers in the USA. There is no adequacy decision from the EU Commission for the USA. The data transfer is based, among other things, on standard contractual clauses as appropriate guarantees for the protection of personal data, which can be viewed at: https://policies.google.com/privacy/frameworks .
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. For reasons arising from your particular situation, you have the right to object at any time to this processing of your personal data based on Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f of the GDPR.
Further information about Google reCAPTCHA and the associated data protection declaration can be found at: https://www.google.com/recaptcha/intro/android.html and https://www.google.com/privacy .


Use of Google Maps
We use the function for embedding GoogleMaps maps from Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland; “Google”) on our website.
The function enables the visual representation of geographical information and interactive maps. Google also collects, processes and uses data from visitors to the websites when they access the pages in which Google Maps maps are integrated.
Your data may also be transmitted to the USA. There is no adequacy decision from the EU Commission for the USA. The data transfer is based, among other things, on standard contractual clauses as appropriate guarantees for the protection of personal data, which can be viewed at: https://policies.google.com/privacy/frameworks .

Your personal data is processed on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR due to our overriding legitimate interest in the needs-based and targeted design of the website. You have the right to object to this processing of personal data concerning you at any time for reasons relating to your particular situation.
Further information on how Google collects and uses data can be found in Google's data protection information at https://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html . There you also have the opportunity to change your settings in the data protection center so that you can manage and protect your data processed by Google.

Use of YouTube
We use the function for embedding YouTube videos from Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland; "YouTube") on our website. YouTube is a partnership with Google LLC (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”) affiliated company.
The function displays videos stored on YouTube in an iFrame on the website. The “Extended data protection mode” option is activated. This means that 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 transferred to the USA. There is no adequacy decision from the EU Commission for the USA. The data transfer is based, among other things, on standard contractual clauses as appropriate guarantees for the protection of personal data, which can be viewed at: https://policies.google.com/privacy/frameworks .
Your personal data is processed on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR due to our overriding legitimate interest in the needs-based and targeted design of the website. You have the right to object to this processing of personal data concerning you at any time for reasons relating to your particular situation.
Further information on the collection and use of data by YouTube and Google, your rights in this regard and options for protecting your privacy can be found in YouTube's data protection information at https://www.youtube.com/t/privacy .

Cooperations

Disclosure of data in the context of environmental/climate contributions
When using our systems, you have the option of opting for contributions to offset environmental and climate effects. If you select this option, certain personal data will be transmitted to Klimahelden GmbH to enable the implementation and documentation of the certification.

Type of data transmitted: The data transmitted includes your name and e-mail address. This information is required in order to issue and send you a certificate.

Recipient of the data: The personal data transmitted will be forwarded to the KlimAPI service of Klimahelden GmbH. Further information on data processing by Klimahelden GmbH can be found in their privacy policy at Klimahelden Privacy Policy.

Legal basis and order processing: Your data will be transmitted on the basis of your express consent. We have concluded an order processing contract with Klimahelden GmbH to ensure that your data is processed exclusively within the scope of your consent and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations.

Please note that you can withdraw your consent at any time with effect for the future. The revocation of your consent has no influence on the legality of the data processing carried out until the revocation.

Rights of those affected and storage period

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 statutory retention periods, in particular tax and commercial law, and then deleted after the deadline has expired, unless you have agreed to further processing and use.

Rights of the data subject
If the legal requirements are met, you are entitled to the following rights in accordance with Articles 15 to 20 of the GDPR: 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 the right to object to processing based on Art. 6 Para. 1 f GDPR, as well as to processing for the purpose of direct advertising.


Right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority
According to Art. 77 GDPR, you have the right to complain to the supervisory authority if you believe that your personal data is not being processed lawfully.

You can lodge a complaint with, among other things, the supervisory authority responsible for us, which you can reach using the following contact details:

Bavarian State Office for Data Protection Supervision (BayLDA)
Promenade 18
91522 Ansbach
Tel.: +49 981 1800930
Fax: +49 981 180093800
Email: poststelle@lda.bayern.de


Right to object
If the personal data processing listed here is based on our legitimate interest in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f of the GDPR, you have the right to object to this processing at any time with future effect for reasons arising from your particular situation.

After an objection has been made, the processing of the data concerned will be terminated unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate reasons for the processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or if the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

If personal data is processed for direct advertising purposes, you can object to this processing at any time by notifying us. After an objection has been made, we will stop processing the data concerned for the purpose of direct advertising.

last updated: November 29, 2022