The protection and security of the data you share on this website is a very important topic to us. Therefore, we would like to inform you to what extent and for what purposes your data is used when using this online shop and how we protect them. “We” means the brand Jo & Judy, represented by Christina Götz, Alexander Karsties, Jennifer Karsties as managing directors of this service and Heinen Lovebrands GmbH, Hafenweg 26A, 48155 Münster.
The usage of our website is generally possible without giving any personal details. If the data subject wants to make use of services provided by us, the processing of personal data might be necessary. If the processing of personal data needs to be done and there is no legal base for it, we will get the consent of the data subject first.
We, as data controllers, have taken several technical and organizational measures to enable complete protection for the personal data collected by this website. Nonetheless, internet-based transmission of personal data can show security breaches that can prevent total security of the data. Because of this, every subject has the possibility to transfer personal data via a different, safer medium such as via telephone.
Name and address of the data controller
Data controller in the sense of the basic data regulation, other relevant data protection regulation within the European Union and other regulations concerning data protection are:
Heinen Lovebrands GmbH
Whats App +49 172 8239092
Hafenweg 26A, 48155 Münster
HRB 14585, Amtsgericht Münster
Tax Number: 336/5858/1407
Name and address of the data protection officer
The data protection officer of the data controller is:
Bernd van Straelen
trans-acta Datenschutz GmbH
Tel.: 0251 703 899 0
Every data subject may contact the data protection officer with all kinds of questions and suggestions regarding data protection.
The data protection declaration of the brand JO & JUDY as part of Heinen Lovebrands GmbH is based on definitions that have been used by the European regulators when releasing the basic data regulations (DS-GVO). Our data protection regulation shall be easy to read by our clients and business partners. To make this possible, we’d like to explain the used notions.
We’ll be using the following notions in this declaration:
a) Personal data
‘Personal data’ means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person
b) Data subject
A data subject is every identified and identifiable natural person whose data will be processed by the data controller.
‘Processing’ means any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.
d) Restriction of processing
‘Restriction of processing’ means the marking of stored personal data with the aim of limiting their processing in the future.
‘Profiling’ means any form of automated processing of personal data consisting of the use of personal data to evaluate certain personal aspects relating to a natural person, in particular to analyse or predict aspects concerning that natural person’s performance at work, economic situation, health, personal preferences, interests, reliability, behaviour, location or movements.
‘Pseudonymisation’ means the processing of personal data in such a manner that the personal data can no longer be attributed to a specific data subject without the use of additional information, provided that such additional information is kept separately and is subject to technical and organisational measures to ensure that the personal data are not attributed to an identified or identifiable natural person.
‘Controller’ means the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data; where the purposes and means of such processing are determined by Union or Member State law, the controller or the specific criteria for its nomination may be provided for by Union or Member State law.
‘Processor’ means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which processes personal data on behalf of the controller.
‘Recipient’ means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or another body, to which the personal data are disclosed, whether a third party or not. However, public authorities which may receive personal data in the framework of a particular inquiry in accordance with Union or Member State law shall not be regarded as recipients; the processing of those data by those public authorities shall be in compliance with the applicable data protection rules according to the purposes of the processing.
j) Third party
‘Third party’ means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or body other than the data subject, controller, processor and persons who, under the direct authority of the controller or processor, are authorised to process personal data.
‘Consent’ of the data subject means any freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous indication of the data subject’s wishes by which he or she, by a statement or by a clear affirmative action, signifies agreement to the processing of personal data relating to him or her.
What we mean when we talk about personal data
We acquire, use or deliver personal data only if this is legally allowed or you consent to it. This personal data includes e.g. your name, your e-mail address or your phone number as well as hobbies or which websites are viewed by you. Briefly, all information that can be traced back to you or allow you to be identified as a person.
The data we acquire
Some things are obvious, others happen in the background. We wish to inform you extensively since all is relevant with respect to data protection. Once again: We only do what is permitted and transparency is very important to us. Therefore, we inform you about this in detail. Contacting us is obviously included in the collected data. When getting in touch by contact form or email, we will save your information to deal with your inquiry. In addition, there might be subsequent questions. We use your data for the handling and completion of your order. To complete the contract, we are transferring your personal data to the responsible delivery company, if needed. For the handling of the payment, your data will be shared with the responsible credit card provider or payment service. If you leave comments on the blog, your IP address will be stored. This is done for our security in case of offensive comments or forbidden political propaganda. In a worst case scenario, we may be prosecuted for said comment. Therefore, we are interested in the identity of the writer. If you subscribe to something actively, the data required for that will also be stored. This is done in form of e-mail address saving for the comment subscription or for the newsletter. When registering for given services, your IP address and the date of login will also be saved. This storage serves as evidence in case somebody else abuses your e-mail address and logs in for reception without your knowledge. You may revoke your consent to the storage of the data, the email address as well as the use for sending the news at any time.
Use of personal data when registering for the newsletter
When registering for our newsletter, we will use the data needed for sending the newsletter to you. You can cancel your newsletter subscription at any time and can either be done by a link in the newsletter or with writing to the following email address: email@example.com.
Email Marketing in accordance with § 7 Abs. 3 UWG
According to § 7 Abs. 3 UWG, we have the permission to use your email-address, which you have provided by purchasing a fee-based service on our website, for direct marketing measures for our own, similar products or services. If you do not want to receive advertisement for other products or services, you can object the usage at any time without having to cover any costs other than the transmission costs of the basic tariff. To do so, click the cancellation link in one of our mails or directly contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Data in the background
This data is designed for statistical purposes (for the operation, security and optimization of the offer) or to connect the website with social networks or others. We (or our webspace provider) collect data about each access to the offer (so-called server log files). This data includes: Name of the called website, file, date and time of the call, data volume transmitted, information on the successful call, browser type and version, your operating system, referrer URL (of the site visited before), IP address and the requiring provider. In addition, we work with cookies. Cookies are small files which allow the storage of information stored on your PC or smartphone and specific information related to the device.
Acquisition of general data and information
With every access to the website run by brand JO & JUDY as part of Heinen Lovebrands GmbH general data and information of the user will be collected via an automated system. This data and information is stored in the logfiles of the server. The stored information and data contain (1) used browser type and version, (2) the operation system, (3) the website that transferred the user to our website (so called Referrer), (4) the underlying websites that are accessed via a system on our website, (5) the date and time of access of the website, (6) the IP-address, (7) the internet service provider of the accessing systems and (8) other similar data and information that allow full security in case of attacks to our information technology systems. When using general data and information, no conclusions about the subject will take place by brand JO & JUDY as part of Heinen Lovebrands GmbH. They are rather used to (1) deliver the contents of our website correctly, (2) optimize the contents and advertisements of the website, (3) ensure the permanent functionality of the information technological systems and techniques of our website as well as (4) to be able to provide necessary information for prosecution authorities in case of a cyber attack. These anonymously collected data and information will be processed by brand JO & JUDY as part of Heinen Lovebrands GmbH to heighten data security in our company and to enable the highest security for collected personal data.The anonymous data of the server logfiles are stored separately from the collected personal data of an individual.
Registration for our website
The data subject has the option to register on the website of the data processor by providing personal data. Which data and information will be collected exactly, depends on the registration form of the data controller. The personal data provided by the data subject will solely be collected and stored for internal usage of the data controller. The data controller is able to transfer the given data to a third party, such as postal delivery services, if the third party only uses the data for necessary internal processes. When registering on the website of the data processor, the IP-address provided by the internet-service-provider of the user, the date and time will be collected and stored. The storage enables the prevention of misuse of our services or the solving of commited crimes. Insofar, the storage of said data ensures the protection of the data controller. A transfer of this data does generally not happen unless for legal measures. The registration of the subject and freely provided data only takes place to offer specific services to the subject that are only available for registered members on the website of the data processor. Registered members have the option instruct the modification or deletion of the stored personal data. The data processor is obligated to present the collected personal data concerning the data subject. Additionally, the data controller is obligated to modify or delete all personal data of the subject if the data subject wishes so and no legal restrictions apply. The entire staff of the data controller can be contacted in such cases.
When registering for our newsletter, we’ll use the email address given by you to regularly send our newsletter to you. After registration, you’ll receive a mail with a confirmation link to finalize the newsletter registration. To cancel the newsletter subscription click the cancellation link in any Jo & Judy newsletter or send a mail to email@example.com.
The website of the GmbH enables the users to subscribe to a newsletter. The amount and kind of personal data collected depends on the form of the newsletter provider. The brand JO & JUDY as part of Heinen Lovebrands GmbH informs their customers periodically about offers in their newsletter. The newsletter can only be received if the person (1) owns a valid email address, (2) the person is registered for the newsletter service. The first mail to the newly registered newsletter recipient will be a confirmation mail including a double-opt-in-process. This confirmation mail serves for controlling the validity of the given data by the subject. When subscribing for the newsletter of the data processor, the IP-address provided by the internet-service-provider of the user, the date and time will be collected and stored. The storage enables the prevention of misuse of our services or the solving of commited crimes. Insofar, the storage of said data ensures the protection of the data controller. The collected personal data from the registration process will only be used to send the newsletter. Additionally, newsletter recipients regarding changes in the policy or processes of the newsletter subscription. No personal data will be transferred to third parties. The newsletter subscription can be cancelled at any time by the subject. Each newsletter contains a cancellation link. The subject can also contact an employee of the data controller via firstname.lastname@example.org for the cancellation.
The newsletters of brand JO & JUDY as part of Heinen Lovebrands GmbH contain so called tracking pixels. A tracking pixel is a miniature-graphic, that’s embedded in such mails in an HTML format to enable log file recording and log file analysis. With the help of this, statistic evaluations about success or failure of marketing campagnes can take place. Because of the tracking pixels, brand JO & JUDY as part of Heinen Lovebrands GmbHcan track if and when the subject has opened the mail and if and when a link within the mail has been clicked. The personal data that is collected with the help of such tracking pixels helps the company to improve the delivery and content of the newsletter. The personal data will not be transferred to a third party. The subject has the right to withdraw the consent to the data collection via the double-opt-in-process. After withdrawal, this data will be deleted by the data collector. An unsubscription from the newsletter will be registered as a withdrawal by brand JO & JUDY as part of Heinen Lovebrands GmbH.
Contact opportunities via the website
The brand JO & JUDY as part of Heinen Lovebrands GmbH website contains quick electronic ways to contact the company or employees of the company via email addresses due to legal regulations. If the subject makes use of such contact opportunities, all transferred personal data of the subject will be stored automatically. This voluntarily provided personal data will be stored and processed for the purpose of processing the request and getting in contact with the subject. The data will not be transferred to third parties.
Routine deletion and blocking of personal data
The data controller processes and stores personal data of the data subject for the duration of the storage purpose only unless required otherwise by European guidelines and legislators or other legislators in law and legal guidelines. In case the storage purpose is omitted or the legal data storage duration given by the … has expired, the personal data will be deleted or blocked by legal routine.
Rights of the data subject
a) Right to obtain confirmation
Every data subject has the right to obtain confirmation about the processing of personal data by the data controller. If the subject wants to make use of the right to obtain confirmation, it may contact an employee working for the data controller.
b) Right of access by the data subject
The data subject shall have the right to obtain from the controller confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning him or her are being processed, and, where that is the case, access to the personal data and the following information:
- the purposes of the processing;
- the categories of personal data concerned;
- the recipients or categories of recipient to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed, in particular recipients in third countries or international organisations;
- where possible, the envisaged period for which the personal data will be stored, or, if not possible, the criteria used to determine that period;
- the existence of the right to request from the controller rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing of personal data concerning the data subject or to object to such processing;
- the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority;
- where the personal data are not collected from the data subject, any available information as to their source;
- the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, referred to in Article 22(1) and (4) and, at least in those cases, meaningful information about the logic involved, as well as the significance and the envisaged consequences of such processing for the data subject.
Where personal data are transferred to a third country or to an international organisation, the data subject shall have the right to be informed of the appropriate safeguards pursuant to Article 46 relating to the transfer. The controller shall provide a copy of the personal data undergoing processing. For any further copies requested by the data subject, the controller may charge a reasonable fee based on administrative costs. 3Where the data subject makes the request by electronic means, and unless otherwise requested by the data subject, the information shall be provided in a commonly used electronic form. The right to obtain a copy referred to in paragraph 3 shall not adversely affect the rights and freedoms of others.
c) Right to rectification
The data subject shall have the right to obtain from the controller without undue delay the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning him or her. Taking into account the purposes of the processing, the data subject shall have the right to have incomplete personal data completed, including by means of providing a supplementary statement. The data subject may at all times contact an employee of the data controller.
d) Right to erasure (‘right to be forgotten’)
The data subject shall have the right to obtain from the controller the erasure of personal data concerning him or her without undue delay and the controller shall have the obligation to erase personal data without undue delay where one of the following grounds applies:
- the personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed;
- the data subject withdraws consent on which the processing is based according to point (a) of Article 6(1), or point (a) of Article 9(2), and where there is no other legal ground for the processing;
- the data subject objects to the processing pursuant to Article 21(1) and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for the processing, or the data subject objects to the processing pursuant to Article 21(2);
- the personal data have been unlawfully processed;
- the personal data have to be erased for compliance with a legal obligation in Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject;
- the personal data have been collected in relation to the offer of information society services referred to in Article 8(1);
If one of the above reasons applies and the data subject wants brand JO & JUDY as part of Heinen Lovebrands GmbH to delete saved personal data, they may contact an employee at any time. The employee of brand JO & JUDY as part of Heinen Lovebrands GmbH will make sure the data is deleted immediately. If the personal data has been published by brand JO & JUDY as part of Heinen Lovebrands GmbH and if our company is responsible to delete said data according to Art. 17 Abs. 1 DS-GVO, brand JO & JUDY as part of Heinen Lovebrands GmbH will take appropriate measures in consideration of available technology and implementation costs even technical measures to inform other parties that have processed the personal data that the subjects wishes to delete all personal data or copies of the data stored by brand JO & JUDY as part of Heinen Lovebrands GmbH and other data controllers if the processing of said data is not necessary. The employee of brand JO & JUDY as part of Heinen Lovebrands GmbH will take these measures for individual cases.
e) Right to restriction of processing
The data subject shall have the right to obtain from the controller restriction of processing where one of the following applies:
- The accuracy of the personal data is contested by the data subject, for a period enabling the controller to verify the accuracy of the personal data.
- The processing is unlawful and the data subject opposes the erasure of the personal data and requests the restriction of their use instead.
- The controller no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of the processing, but they are required by the data subject for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
- The data subject has objected to processing pursuant to Article 21(1) pending the verification whether the legitimate grounds of the controller override those of the data subject.
If one of the above conditions apply and the data subject wishes to restrict the personal data stored by brand JO & JUDY as part of Heinen Lovebrands GmbH, the subject may contact an employee at any time. The employee will arrange the restriction immediately.
f) Right to data portability
The data subject shall have the right to receive the personal data concerning him or her, which he or she has provided to a controller, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and have the right to transmit those data to another controller without hindrance from the controller to which the personal data have been provided, where: the processing is based on consent pursuant to point (a) of Article 6(1) or point (a) of Article 9(2) or on a contract pursuant to point (b) of Article 6(1); and the processing is carried out by automated means. In exercising his or her right to data portability pursuant to paragraph 1, the data subject shall have the right to have the personal data transmitted directly from one controller to another, where technically feasible.The exercise of the right referred to in paragraph 1 of this Article shall be without prejudice to Article 17. That right shall not apply to processing necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller. Additionally, the data subject has the right to effect the transfer of their personal data to another responsible person, if the rights and freedom of that person are not affected and the transfer is technically possible. To make use of the right to data portability, the data subject may contact an employee of brand JO & JUDY as part of Heinen Lovebrands GmbH.
g) Right to object
The data subject shall have the right to object, on grounds relating to his or her particular situation, at any time to processing of personal data concerning him or her which is based on point (e) or (f) of Article 6(1), including profiling based on those provisions. The controller brand JO & JUDY as part of Heinen Lovebrands GmbH shall no longer process the personal data unless the controller demonstrates compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims. Where personal data are processed for direct marketing purposes, the data subject shall have the right to object at any time to processing of personal data concerning him or her for such marketing, which includes profiling to the extent that it is related to such direct marketing. Where the data subject objects to processing for direct marketing purposes, the personal data shall no longer be processed for such purposes. At the latest at the time of the first communication with the data subject, the right referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2 shall be explicitly brought to the attention of the data subject and shall be presented clearly and separately from any other information. In the context of the use of information society services, and notwithstanding Directive 2002/58/EC, the data subject may exercise his or her right to object by automated means using technical specifications. Where personal data are processed for scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes pursuant to Article 89(1), the data subject, on grounds relating to his or her particular situation, shall have the right to object to processing of personal data concerning him or her, unless the processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out for reasons of public interest. To make use of the right to object, the data subject may contact an employee of brand JO & JUDY as part of Heinen Lovebrands GmbH. The data subject can also make use of their right to object by using automated processes that use technical specifications.
g) Automated individual decision-making, including profiling
The data subject shall have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which produces legal effects concerning him or her or similarly significantly affects him or her. Paragraph 1 shall not apply if the decision: is necessary for entering into, or performance of, a contract between the data subject and a data controller; is authorised by Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject and which also lays down suitable measures to safeguard the data subject’s rights and freedoms and legitimate interests; or is based on the data subject’s explicit consent. In the cases referred to in points (a) and (c) of paragraph 2, the data controller shall implement suitable measures to safeguard the data subject’s rights and freedoms and legitimate interests, at least the right to obtain human intervention on the part of the controller, to express his or her point of view and to contest the decision. If a data subject wishes to make use of their right, they may contact a responsible employee.
i) Right to withdraw of consent of data protection regulations
The data subject shall have the right to withdraw his or her consent at any time. If a data subject wishes to make use of their right, they may contact a responsible employee.
Data protection regulations regarding job applications and job application processes
The data controller collects and processes personal data of the applicant for means of the application process. The processing can also be handled electronically. This is the case, if the applicant uses mail services or web forms to contact the data controller. In case of employment, the data collector will save the provided data for means of the employment while following legal regulations. If the applicant does not get employed, all collected data will automatically be deleted after two months after announcing the rejection unless the data subject wishes otherwise. Further legitimate interest forms the burden of proof according to the AGG.
Web analysis with Google Analytics (with anonymization function)
The data controller has implemented the Google Analytics component (with anonymization function) on this website. Google Analytics is a web analysis service. As web analysis counts the survey, collection and evaluation of data regarding the behaviour of the website visitors. The service tracks data concerning the website from which the data subject has entered the website of the data controller (so called referrers) and for how many times and for how long underlying websites have been visited. Web analysis services are mainly used to optimize websites and to track the cost-benefit-analysis of online marketing. Operating company of the Google Analytics component is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, USA.
Data policy regarding application and usage of Google Remarketing
The data controller has implemented Google Remarketing on this website. Google Remarketing is a Google-AdWords service that allows the data controller to show advertisements to previous users of their website. Google Remarketing allows the data controller to advertise user-related and interest-based content. Operating company of the Google Remarketing is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, USA. The purpose of Google Remarketing is the fade-in of interest-based advertising. Google Remarketing enables us to show adverts on the Google advertising network or similar websites that match the desires and interests of internet users. Google Remarketing places cookies on the information technological system of the data subject. To read more about the definition of cookies, please read the ‘cookie’ section above. The cookie placement makes it possible for Google to analyze recurring visitors on the website and following websites that are also part of the Google advertising network. When entering a website of the Google advertising network, the internet browser of the data subject is identified automatically by Google. By means of this process, Google collects personal data of the data subject including the IP-address or surf-behavior of the subject to show interest-based advertising. The cookie stores personalised information like previously visited websites. With every visit on our website, personal data of the data subject including the IP-address will be transferred to Google in the United States of America. The personal data are stored by Google in the United States of America. Google might give the personal data collected by the technical process to a third party. The data subject can refuse the usage of these cookies on our website and cookies in general in the settings of the used internet browser. When disabling the usage of cookies, no cookie will be placed by Google Analytics on the information technological system of the data subject. Already placed cookies by Google Analytics can also be deleted in the browser settings or other software programs. Additionally, the data subject has the option to disagree with the data collection done by Google on behalf of this website. To do so, the data subject must open the following with every browser in use and select the desired settings: www.google.de/settings/ads. For more information about the current data policy of Google, please visit https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.
We also use plugins of the social network facebook.com which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). If our website is called, your browser will then establish a direct connection to the Facebook servers. The contents of the plugin is transferred from Facebook directly to your browser and is integrated into the website. However, we have no influence on the volume of the data Facebook collects by using this plugin. Facebook will thus receive information on the fact that you called our website. If you have logged in with Facebook, Facebook may assign the visit to your Facebook account. This also applies if you make a comment or press the Like button. If you do not wish for this to happen, you have to log out from Facebook prior to a visit to our website. On request, we will inform you about the personal data we stored about you without any costs. Then, you may correct incorrect data or have access to your data blocked or deleted – unless there is a legal retention period.
Use of Facebook plugins
We also use so called social plugins of the social network facebook.com which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). These plugins are marked by the Facebook logo or the additional “Facebook Social Plugin”. To get an overview of all Facebook plugins, follow this link: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins. When entering a page on our website that contains such a plugin, your browser will create a direct link to the Facebook servers. The content of said plugin will then directly be transferred to your browser and incorporated into the website. By doing so, Facebook will get the information, that you are visiting our website even if you are not registered or logged in. This information and your IP address will be saved and forwarded to the Facebook server in the US. If logged in, Facebook can match your visit on our website to your Facebook profile. When interacting with the plugins, e.g. by clicking the like button or by commenting, this data will also be transferred and saved by Facebook. The information will also be published on your Facebook profile and will be visible for your Facebook friends. For purpose and extent of the data collection, further data processing and usage as well as your rights and setting possibilities to protect your privacy, please refer to the following website: http://www.facebook.com/policy.php. If you don’t want Facebook to collect your data, please log off of Facebook before entering our website or disable all Facebook plugins with the help of Add-Ons (e.g. Facebook blocker (http://webgraph.com/resources/facebookblocker/)).
On this website, plugins by the web analysis service New Relic are used. This service is run by New Relic Inc., 188 Spear Street, Suite 1200 San Francisco, CA 94105, USA. The service provides statistical evaluations about the speed of our website. With the help of the plugin, new relic gets the information that a user has called our website. When being logged in at New Relic, the service provider will be able to match your visit on this website to your New Relic profile. If this is not the case, New Relic still has the opportunity to access and store your IP-address. To get more information about the purpose and volume of the data collection as well as information regarding processing and usage of your data, please refer to this website: https://newrelic.com/privacy. If you are a member of New Relic and you want to prevent data collection and matching your profile to said data, please log out of your New Relic profile before entering our website.
Usage of the AddThis Bookmarking-service
This website contains “AddThis”-plugins which enables the usage of bookmarks and communal usage of interesting website contents. When using “AddThis”, cookies will be activated and the generated data (e.g. duration of usage or browser language settings) will be transferred to and processed by Add This LLC (1595 Spring Hill Rd, Suite 300, Vienna, VA 22182 – USA). To get more information about the data processing by AddThis LLC and their data protection policy, please check their website: www.addthis.com/privacy. We don’t process the data collected by AddThis. By using the “AddThis” button, you are agreeing to the data processing by AddThis LLC to the volume given on this website: www.addthis.com. You can always disable the usage of your data with an “Opt Out Cookie”. The current data policy of AddThis can be read here: http://www.addthis.com/privacy/privacy-policy.
Usage of Bing Ads
Our online services also use Microsoft Conversion Tracking (Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052-6399, USA). Microsoft Bing Ads places a cookie on your computer if you've entered our website via a Bing ad. Microsoft Bing and we can see that you've clicked on an ad that transferred you to a previously chosen landing gpage (conversion page). We can only track the number of users that have clicked on a Bing ad and have therefore be transferred to the conversion page. No personal data of the subject regarding the identity of the user will be collected. If you do not want to be tracked, you can omit the placing of said cookie via a browser setting that disables the placing of cookies. For more data policy information and cookie usage of Microsoft Bing, please visit the following website: https://privacy.microsoft.com/de-de/privacystatement
Usage of Findologic
A Java-Script Code by the company FINDOLOGIC GmbH, Schillerstr. 30 / Techno-10, 5020 Salzburg, Österreich (following: FINDOLOGIC) is implemented on our websites. FINDOLOGIC is an extra software that makes it possible for you to search items on our website. If you've activated Java-Script and do not have installed a Java-Script-blocker, your browser might transfer personal data to FINDOLOGIC. If you do not agree with the transferal of personal data to FINDOLOGIC, please block the process in your browser settings. E.g. with a Java-Script-blocker by www.noscript.net or www.ghostery.com. For further information about the FINDOLOGIC data policy, please visit the following website: https://www.findologic.com/datenschutz/.
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The Yahoo! Dot-Tag supports the tracking of campagne success in order to optimize them.
The pixel collects the following data:
- The time the user opens the website user actions on the website, e.g. clicking of buttons dynamic numbers, e.g. shopping cart value, spent amount or purchased product
- The pixel is used for retargeting and/or conversion purposes, e.g. a user that has just bought a certain product can be included or excluded from a future campagne
What happens with the data
- The IP-address will be stored for 6 months and then anonymised.
- Yahoo uses the IP-address for geo-targeting and security measures
Further information regarding the Yahoo DOT Pixel can be found in the data security center AGB for advertising (last section) :
This internet presence presents advert banners, which are conveyed by Emego GmbH, Bedingrader Str. 223, 45359 Essen (“Usemax”). When one of our websites including such a banner, is entered, the browser will automatically build a connection to the servers of Usemax. Usemax transferred the banner to the browser which then implements it on the website. With the placing of the banner, Usemax gets informed that the site of the internet presence has been entered. If the visitor of the website is logged into a Usemax account while being on the website, Usemax may link the visit to the Usemax account. If the banner gets clicked, the information will be transferred to Usemax and stored there. The purpose, extent of the data collection and further processing and use of the data by Usemax as well as the accompanying rights of the user and setting possibilities for the protection of their privacy can be seen in the data policy by Usemax. If the user doesn’t want Usemax to collect data regarding the visited websites, they must log out of their Usemax account.
We are using a ticket system by Freshdesk Inc, 311 California street, San Francisco, CA 94194, USA for the processing of support requests. Please consider the Freshdesk data policy: http://freshdesk.com/privacy.
On this website, advanced STORE GmbH, Alte Jakobstraße 79/80, 10179 Berlin (following: ad4mat) collects and stores data for retargeting purposes. With the help of the data, pseudonym user profiles can be created. To do so, cookies and other technologies with similar goals are used. Cookies are small text files that are stored locally in the browser of the website visitor. These cookies enable the recognition of the internet browser. The data collected via ad4mat-technologies will not be used to identify the website visitor or connected to the personal data of the pseudonym user profile unless desired by the website visitor. You can disagree to the collection and storage of your data at any time for future processes. For further information regarding opposition and data policy, please check the following websites: https://www.ad4mat.com/adchoices/, https://www.ad4mat.com/datenschutz/.
The Reach Group
On this website, The Reach Group GmbH, Am Karlsbad 16, 10785 Berlin collects and stores data to create user profiles using pseudonyms. The necessary data will be collected and stored for the duration of your visit on our website. The user profiles help us to identify user behavior and to optimize our services and personal advertising strategies. At no point can there be made any connection to your person or your location. You can disagree with the collection and storage of your data at any time via this link: http://hal9000.redintelligence.net/retargetingmanager.php?c=491296&h=2486ceac931d.
We also use conversion tracking by Adform Germany GmbH (following „Adform“). The cookie is placed when you click on an advert placed by Adform such as an advertising banner. The cookie contains an advert-ID and is valid for 60 days. The cookie contains no properties (e.g. complete IP-address, sur- or last name, address, email address) that would identify you. We are able to track the advertising materials that brought your attention to our shop by the advert-ID. We will not connect the advert-ID to your personal data. If you do not want to participate in the conversion tracking, please disable the placing of cookies by Adform here: http://site.adform.com/privacy-policy/de.
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Data security policies regarding application and usage of DoubleClick
Google Tag Manager
This website uses the Google Tag Manager. The Google Tag Manager is a solution by Google Inc., that enables companies to administer website-tags via a surface. The Google Tag Manager is a cookieless domain that doesn’t collect personal data. The Google Tag Manager activates other tags that might collect data.We hereby inform you about this possibility. The Google Tag Manager does not access that data. If the user has deactivated these processes on a cookie or domain base, this accounts for all tracking-tags that are implemented by Google Tag Manager.
Use of Hotjar
Use of Yandex.Metrica
We use Yandex.Metrica, a web analysis und click-tracking-service by Yandex, in 119021 Moskau, L. Tolstoj-Street, 16. The data collected (including your IP-address) while visiting our website will be saved and transferred to the Yandex server in the Russian Federation. For doing so, cookies are used on your device. Yandex uses this data to evaluate the usage of our website in order to track website activities for the provider of given website and to provide further services regarding website and internet usage. Yandex might also forward the data to a third party, if legally permitted or if said party processes the data by order of Yandex. You can always object the usage and storage of your data for the future. For doing so, please disable the storage of cookies for the website www.metrica.yandex.com in your browser settings. If you want all your previously collected data to be deleted, please contact us via email@example.com.
Yahoo! Web Analytics
This website uses Yahoo! Web Analytics, a web analytic tool by Yahoo! Inc. („Yahoo“). Yahoo! Web Analytics uses so-called “cookies” (text files that are stored on your computer to analyze the way you use our website). The information regarding your usage of this website provided by the cookie is sent to and stored on the Yahoo server located in the USA. Yahoo will use the data to analyze the usage of this website, to create reports on website activity for the website owner and to provide further internet services. Yahoo might share the data with third parties if legally required or if third parties have to process the data for Yahoo. Yahoo will in no case connect your IP address to other Yahoo data. You can prevent the installation of the cookies in your browser settings. By doing so, you might not be able to use all functions of our website. When visiting our website, you agree to the processing of data collected by Yahoo as explained previously. If you want to prevent the screening by Yahoo, please follow this link: http://info.yahoo.com/privacy/de/yahoo/opt_out/targeting/details.html
We use social plug-ins of the social network Pinterest on our website. The network is operated by Pinterest Inc., 808 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA 94103-490, USA ("Pinterest").
If you access a site or page that contains such a plug-in, your browser will establish a direct connection with Pinterest’s servers. During this process, the plug-in transfers log data to Pinterest’s servers in the United States. The log data may possibly include your IP address, the address of the websites you visited, which also contain Pinterest functions. The information also includes the type and settings of your browser, the data and time of the inquiry, how you use Pinterest and cookies.
The use of the Pinterest plug-in is based on Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR. The operator of the website has a legitimate interest in being as visible as possible on social media. For more information concerning the purpose, scope and continue processing and use of the data by Pinterest as well as your affiliated rights and options to protect your private information, please consult the data privacy information of Pinterest at: https://about.pinterest.com/en/privacy-policy.
Due to a legitimate interest in the analysis, optimization and economic usage of our online shop, we’re using so called “Pinterest Tags” from Pinterest Inc., 651 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA, 94107. Pinterest is certified in regards to the Privacy-Shield-Agreement and therefore guarantees the observance of the European Data Protection. (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt00000008VVzAAM).
By integrating the Pinterest Tag on our website, Pinterest has the possibility to target specific ads (Pinterest Ads) to our audience. We’re using this service to aim our Pinterest ads to users that fit into our target audience (so called “ActALike Audiences”) and does not feel bothered by the shown ads. As a company, we’re also able to analyze the success for statistics and market research purposes of our Pinterest Ads with the help of the used Pinterest Tags. The Tag shows, if a user clicks on our targeted ad and visits our website (so called “conversion”).
The Pinterest Tag will automatically save a cookie in your browser when visiting our website. If you’re logging into Pinterest afterwards or if you’re simultaneously logged into your Pinterest account, Pinterest will get the information that you’ve visited our shop. The collected data is stored anonymously and cannot be traced back to your identity.
The processing of the data follows the data usage policy of Pinterest. Please see the following link for further information: https://policy.pinterest.com/en/privacy-policy
You can revoke the usage of Pinterest Tag and the processing of your data in order to target Pinterest ads. To decide what kind of ads Pinterest will direct to you instead, please follow the instructions on: https://www.pinterest.com/settings/.
These settings are platform independent, meaning that they will be chosen for all devices such as computer or mobile devices.
Usage of involve.me
We’re using involve.me as a platform for interactive content and forms. By using this tool, you agree to the processing of your given data by involve.me in accordance with their data policy. Ivolve.me is a service provided by
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Your data will be stored for individual communication towards you. To do so, a valid e-mail address needs to be provided as well as your name. This information will be used to connect any enquiries to your profile. The provision of any additional information is optional.
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Liability for the contents
The contents of this internet presence have been checked and prepared most carefully. However, we assume no liability for the correctness, completeness and topicality of the contents. We expressly reserve the right to change the Internet presence freely.
Liability for links
This Internet presence contains links to external websites with contents we cannot influence. The provider or operator of the sites is always responsible for the contents on the linked sites. Despite a careful review, we expressly distance ourselves from all contents of all linked sites. If you have any questions regarding the collection, processing or usage of your personal data, for more information, correction, blocking or deletion of data as well as withdrawal of previously given permissions or withdrawal regarding certain data usage please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.