1. Responsible for data processing
In accordance with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the controller responsible for data processing is:
Im Westrum 24
Tel.: +49 (0)6135 707936
2. General information about data processing
We process data in connection with the operation of our website.
This may also include disclosure by means of transmission to third parties and, if applicable, to “third countries” outside of the European Union (“EU”) and the European Economic Area (“EEA”). We have provided appropriate notices below in cases where we transfer data outside of the EU or EEA.
3. Data processing
Specific data concerned, processing purposes, legal bases, recipients and, if applicable, transfers to third countries are listed below:
a) Log files
We have configured the settings of our web hosting provider such that operation of our website does not involve the processing of any log files.
c) Contacting us
If you contact us, we will process the following data you have provided to us in order to process and resolve your inquiry: name, contact details – if you have provided them – and your inquiry.
The legal basis for this data processing is our obligation to satisfy a contract and/or to satisfy pre-contractual obligations according to Art. 6(1)(b) GDPR and/or our compelling legitimate interest in processing your inquiry according to Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR.
We use so-called cookies on our website. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device (PC, smartphone, tablet, etc.) and stored by your browser.
We only use those cookies on our website that are necessary for the operation of our online store so as to ensure that our website functions optimally. For example, these cookies make it possible to navigate our website, to save language settings or in order to offer other basic functions on our website.
The cookies we use remain on your device for different times that vary in length.
Session cookies: These cookies are deleted from your device immediately after you close your web browser.
Permanent cookies: These cookies remain on your device even after you close your web browser and enable us, for example, to recognize you when you next visit our website.
Cookies that we set directly are called “first-party cookies”. By contrast, “third-party cookies” are set by third-party websites, for example in order to display content (advertisements, images, tracking pixels, etc.).
Legal basis for data processing
The legal basis for data processing by the cookies we deploy is, in each case, the specifically indicated compelling legitimate interest according to Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR.
Cookie browser settings
In addition, you can prevent or limit data processing by cookies in future by selecting the appropriate browser settings and, for example, disabling cookies. Any cookies that are already stored may be deleted using your browser settings. Please refer to the following links for more information on the respective browser settings:
Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en/kb/
Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17442/
Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/accounts/
The following section contains additional information about specific cookies in use, their respective purpose and duration.
Borlabs cookie banner
We use a cookie banner from Borlabs in order to fulfil our data protection obligations. Benjamin A. Bornschein, Georg-Wilhelm-Straße 17, D-21107 Hamburg (“Borlabs”). Your cookie preferences are queried via a banner when you visit our website. Borlabs will then set a cookie that stores information about any consent granted or withdrawn, cookie runtimes and versions, domain and pathway of accessed website, and a randomly generated ID. This cookie is stored for a period of one year if not deleted earlier. This data processing is performed on the basis of our compelling legitimate interest in legally compliant data processing on our website in accordance with Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR.
We set a cookie on our website that stores your language settings in order to facilitate the convenient use of our language selections. This cookie is stored for a period of one year if not deleted earlier. This data processing is performed on the basis of our compelling legitimate interest in multi-lingual offerings on our website in accordance with Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR.
4. Data retention period
We only retain personal data for as long as it is necessary for the purposes for which it is processed or until you withdraw your consent. The retention period for certain data can be up to 10 years irrespective of the processing purposes in the event we must comply with statutory retention obligations.
5. Your rights as a data subject
Upon request, you may receive information about all personal data that we have stored about you at any time and free of charge.
b) Rectification, erasure, restriction of processing (blocking), objection
Should you no longer agree to the retention of your personal data or should such data have since become incorrect, we will arrange for the erasure or blocking of your data or make the necessary corrections (insofar as this is possible under applicable law) upon instruction from you. The same applies if you would like us to restrict the processing of your data in future. Without limitation, you have right to object in cases where your data is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest, or in pursuit of our legitimate interests or in cases based on profiling. You likewise have a right to object in the case of data processing for purposes of direct marketing.
c) Data portability
Upon request, we will provide you with your data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format so that you can, if you wish, transmit your data to another controller.
d) Right to withdraw consent with future effect
You can withdraw your consent at any time with future effect. The withdrawal of your consent does not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.
e) Right to lodge a complaint
You also have the option of lodging a complaint related to your rights as a data subject with a supervisory authority:
The rights described above do not apply to data for which we are not able to identify the data subject, e.g. if anonymized for analytical purposes. It may be possible to exercise your rights of access, erasure, blocking, rectification or portability with regard to this data if you provide us with additional information that enables us to make the required identification.
6. Exercising your rights as a data subject
If you have any questions regarding the processing of your personal data, or if you would like to request information, rectification, blocking, if you would like to object or have your data erased, or if you wish to transfer your data to another company, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.