Data protection

Data protection:

The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal data. Registering in the community is possible without revealing any private information. If personal data (such as name, place of residence in general or e-mail addresses) is collected on our pages, this is always done as far as possible on a voluntary basis. This data will not be disclosed to third parties without your explicit consent, because the data protection is very important to us. We hold ourselves in the collection, processing and use strictly to the statutory provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act and the Telemedia Act. Basically, you can visit our website without leaving any personal information. We only need your personal data when you register, such as name, e-mail, date of birth, gender, and some voluntary information. Before this data is sent to us, we encrypt it with the SSL (Secure Socket Layer) method. It is one of the safest and most common methods on the Internet. It is also used in online banking.

 

Which data do we collect?

When surfing without registration, we do not collect any personal data, but only set a cookie for the so-called session ID (for the cookies, see below section "Cookies"). If you log in as a customer, we collect data through the login forms you fill in, including: Your name, address, including telephone and e-mail, the details of the method of payment you have requested and details of your order. If you subscribe to a newsletter, participate in a raffle or other promotions, we may ask for your name, address and e-mail address, as we will not be able to view your details until you register, so we will inform and assist you can notify you of a potential win.

 

Why do we collect your data?

We collect and process your information for the purpose of maintaining our business relationship in order to provide you with the best possible service, to send you the ordered goods to your address, to give you easy access to our products and services, and to provide you with the greatest possible level of service when completing your order from order to payment. When registering for the newsletter, your e-mail address will be used for your own advertising purposes with your consent, only WE will send you e-mails for new publications and news until you unsubscribe from the newsletter. You may have given the following consent during the ordering process. We would like to point out that you can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. "We regularly send carefully selected offers from our articles via e-mail." Your e-mail address will not be shared with other companies. You may object to the use of your e-mail address for promotional purposes at any time by informal e-mail. If you do not contradict, we may use your data when using aliases for purposes of marketing, market research or to tailor-make our website. We proceed according to the principle of data economy and data avoidance, which means that we only collect and use as much data as is absolutely necessary for carrying out the ordering process and communicating with you, if you have given your consent. This includes, for example, all data that we have to process in accounting according to legal regulations.

 

How do we collect your data?

When you register with us, you enter your data such as your name, the e-mail and the voluntary data you requested. You also have to set a username and a personal password: Your username and password ensure that only you have access to your profile - so you should not make your password accessible to third parties. Your password can not be viewed by us; it is stored encrypted in a database. We store this information with your consent as your personal profile so that you can easily log in with your username and password on future visits to the website. This has the advantage that you do not have to re-enter your login details every time you log in. If you do not agree with this, we will delete the data after the execution of the respective contract and the statute of limitations of any resulting claims. In this case, however, you must create a new profile for each visit, then sign up again completely.
 

Cookies


In order to make the visit of our website attractive and to allow the use of certain functions, to display suitable products or for market research, we use so-called cookies on various pages. This serves to safeguard our legitimate interests, which predominate in the context of a weighing up of interests, in an optimized presentation of our offer in accordance with Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO. Cookies are small text files that are automatically stored on your device. Unlike many other websites, however, you can log in to us even if you set your browser so that no cookies are allowed. If you have set your browser to accept cookies, we set a cookie for the so-called session ID. For example, this cookie ensures that information about the content of your profile or messages can be retrieved on your next visit.

The internet pages partly use so-called cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies are used to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and stored by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser on your next visit.

You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and cookies only in individual cases allow, the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally exclude and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

Your access to your data

You always have access to your data stored with us. The data in your profile, such as the language you have chosen and the personal data, can be viewed and updated at any time when you are logged in. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the end of the browser session, ie after closing your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your device and allow us to recognize your browser the next time you visit it (persistent cookies). The duration of storage can be found in the overview in the cookie settings of your web browser. You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and individually decide on their acceptance or exclude the acceptance of cookies for specific cases or in general. Each browser differs in the way it manages the cookie settings. This is described in the Help menu of each browser, which explains how to change your cookie settings. These can be found for the respective browser under the following links:
  • Internet Explorer™: http://windows.microsoft.com/de-DE/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies
  • Safari™: https://support.apple.com/kb/ph21411?locale=de_DE
  • Chrome™: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=de&hlrm=en&answer=95647
  • Firefox™ https://support.mozilla.org/de/kb/cookies-erlauben-und-ablehnen
  • Opera™ : http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.20/de/cookies.html
Failure to accept cookies may limit the functionality of our website.

 

When do we share your information?

We do not share any information unless you want to order a book or other article on our site. When we share information, we do so exclusively to service providers or affiliates who help us with ordering and providing customers with information. These partners and service providers, DHL or UPS, may only use the information to perform their duties on our behalf and are required to comply with the privacy policy. How do we protect your data? We have developed organizational and technical measures to reliably protect the data you receive. We urge you to take all possible precautions to protect your privacy while you work on the Internet. Make it a habit to change your password frequently. It's best to use a combination of letters and numbers, and make sure you're using a secure, SSL-enabled browser to surf the Internet. Right to information According to the Federal Data Protection Act, you have a right to free information about your stored data as well as a right to correct, block or delete this data.

With your order, your express consent is given, which we will send to your e-mail address, in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. a DSGVO, to the selected shipping service provider, so that he can contact you before delivery for the purpose of delivery announcement or vote. The consent can be revoked at any time by a message to us or directly to the shipping service provider. After revocation, we will delete your data for this purpose, unless you have expressly consented to a further use of your data or we reserve the right to further data use, which is permitted by law and about which we inform you in this statement.

 

E-mail advertising with registration for the newsletter

If you subscribe to our newsletter, we will use the data required or separately provided by you to regularly send you our e-mail newsletter based on your consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. to send a DSGVO.

Unsubscribing from the newsletter is possible at any time and can be done either by a message to the contact option described below or via a dedicated link in the newsletter. After unsubscribing, we will delete your e-mail address, unless you have expressly consented to a further use of your data or we reserve the right to further data use, which is permitted by law and about which we inform you in this statement.

The newsletter will be sent as part of a processing on our behalf by a service provider, to which we pass on your e-mail address. This service provider is located within a country of the European Union or the European Economic Area.

 

Post advertising and your right to object

In addition, we reserve the right to use your first and last name as well as your postal address, if given voluntarily, for our own advertising purposes, e.g. for sending interesting offers and information about our products by post. This serves to safeguard our legitimate interests, which are predominantly justified in the interests of weighing up our interests, in a promotional approach to our customers in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO.

The advertising mailings are provided as part of a processing on our behalf by a service provider, to which we pass on your data.
You can object to the storage and use of your data for these purposes at any time by sending a message to the contact option described below.

 

Identity and credit check when selecting Klarna payment services

If you opt for Klarna's payment services, in the case of an order, we ask for your consent under Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a DSGVO that we may transmit to Klarna the data necessary for the processing of the payment and an identity and credit check. In Germany, the credit reporting agencies listed in Klarna's privacy policy can be used for identity and credit checks.
The received information about the statistical probability of a payment default uses Klarna for a balanced decision on the creation, implementation or termination of the contractual relationship.
You can revoke your consent at any time by sending a message to the contact details below. As a result, we may no longer be able to offer you certain payment options. You can also revoke your consent to the use of personal data against Klarna at any time.

 

Use of Google (Universal) Analytics for web analytics

For website analysis, this website uses Google (Universal) Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC (www.google.com). This serves to safeguard our legitimate interests, which predominate in the context of a weighing up of interests, in an optimized presentation of our offer in accordance with Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO. Google (Universal) Analytics uses methods that allow you to analyze the use of the website, such as cookies. The automatically collected information about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. By activating IP anonymisation on this website, the IP address will be shortened prior to transmission within the member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. The anonymized IP address provided by Google Analytics within the framework of Google Analytics will generally not be merged with other data provided by Google. After purpose and end of the use of Google Analytics by us, the data collected in this context will be deleted.

Google LLC is headquartered in the US and is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield. A current certificate can be viewed here. As a result of this agreement between the US and the European Commission, the latter has established an appropriate level of data protection for companies certified under the Privacy Shield.

You can prevent the collection of the data (including your IP address) generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website to Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link : http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

As an alternative to the browser plug-in, you can click on this link to prevent the collection by Google Analytics on this website in the future. An opt-out cookie is stored on your device. If you delete your cookies, you must click the link again.

 

Use of social plugins

 

Privacy Policy for the use of Facebook

Our website uses social plugins ("plugins") from social networks.
When you visit a page of our website that contains such a plugin, your browser connects directly to the servers of Facebook, Google, Twitter or Instagram. The content of the plugin is transmitted by the respective provider directly to your browser and integrated into the page. By integrating the plugins, the providers receive the information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page of our website, even if you do not have a profile or are currently not logged in. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted by your browser directly to a server of the respective provider (possibly in the USA) and stored there. If you are logged in to one of the services, the providers can directly assign the visit to our website to your profile in the respective social network. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking the "Like" or the "Share" button, the corresponding information is also transmitted directly to a server of the provider and stored there. The information will also be posted on the social network and displayed there to your contacts. This serves to safeguard our legitimate interests, which predominate in the context of a weighing up of interests, in the optimal marketing of our offer pursuant to Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO.
Purpose and extent of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by the provider as well as a contact option and your related rights and settings options for protecting your privacy, please refer to the privacy policy of the provider.

If you do not want the social networks to assign the data collected via our website directly to your profile in the respective service, you must log out of the corresponding service before you visit our website. You can completely prevent the plugins from being loaded even with add-ons for your browser. For example, with the script blocker "NoScript" (http://noscript.net/).

Privacy Policy for the use of Facebook plug-ins (Like-Button)

On our pages plugins of the social network Facebook are integrated (Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, USA). The Facebook plugins can be recognized by the Facebook logo or the "Like-Button" ("Like") on our site. An overview of the Facebook plugins can be found here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
When you visit our pages, the plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook "Like-Button" while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our pages to your Facebook profile. As a result, Facebook can assign the visit to our pages to your user account. We point out that we as the provider of the pages are not aware of the content of the data transmitted and their use by Facebook. Further information can be found in the privacy policy of facebook at http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php

If you do not want Facebook to associate your visit to our pages with your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.

 

Privacy Policy for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area.

Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information 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 IP address provided by Google Analytics within the framework of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data provided by Google.

You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, we point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website in full. In addition, you may prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

 

Privacy Policy for the use of Google Adsense

This website uses Google AdSense, a service for integrating advertisements of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google AdSense uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website. Google AdSense also uses so-called web beacons (invisible graphics). These web beacons can be used to evaluate information such as visitor traffic on these pages.

The information generated by cookies and web beacons on the use of this website (including your IP address) and the delivery of advertising formats are transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the USA. This information may be shared by Google with Google's contractors. However, Google will not merge your IP address with other data you have stored.

You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; However, please be aware that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

 

Privacy Policy for the use of Google +1

Collection and transmission of information:
Use the Google +1 button to publish information worldwide. The Google + 1 button will allow you and other users to receive personalized content from Google and our partners. Google stores both the information that you have + 1'd for a content and information about the page that you viewed when you clicked +1. Your + 1's can appear as clues along with your profile name and photo in Google services, such as in search results or in your Google profile, or elsewhere on websites and ads on the web.
Google records information about your +1 activities to improve Google services for you and others. To use the Google + 1 button, you'll need a globally visible, public Google profile that has at least the name chosen for the profile. This name will be used in all Google services. In some cases, this name may also replace a different name you used when sharing content through your Google Account. The identity of your Google Profile may be displayed to users who know your email address or have other identifying information from you.

Use of the information collected:
In addition to the uses outlined above, the information you provide will be used in accordance with the applicable Google privacy policy. Google may publish summarized statistics about users' + 1 activity or share it with users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers, or affiliate websites.

 

Privacy Policy for the use of Twitter

Functions of the Twitter service are integrated on our sites. These features are provided by Twitter Inc., Twitter, Inc. 1355 Market St., Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the "Re-Tweet" feature, the web pages you visit will be linked to your Twitter account and shared with other users. This data is also transmitted to Twitter.

We point out that we as the provider of the pages are not aware of the content of the transmitted data and their use by Twitter. For more information, see the privacy policy of Twitter at http://twitter.com/privacy.

Your privacy settings on Twitter can be found in the Account Settings http://twitter.com/account/settings to change.

 

Contact options and your rights

As a victim, you have the following rights:
according to Art. 15 GDPR, the right to demand information on the personal data processed by us in the scope specified therein;
in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR, the right to demand immediate correction of incorrect or completed personal data stored by us;
in accordance with Art. 17 DSGVO the right to demand the deletion of your personal data stored by us, unless the further processing

to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information;
to fulfill a legal obligation;
for reasons of public interest or
to assert, exercise or defend legal claims

is required;
according to Art. 18 DSGVO the right to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data, as far as

the accuracy of the data is disputed by you;
the processing is unlawful, but you reject its deletion;
we no longer need the data, but you need it for asserting, exercising or defending legal claims or
You filed an objection against the processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR;

according to Art. 20 DSGVO the right to receive your personal data, which you have provided us, in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request the transfer to another person responsible;
according to Art. 77 GDPR the right to complain to a supervisory authority. In general, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or work or our company headquarters.

For questions about the collection, processing or use of your personal data, information, correction, blocking or deletion of data and revocation of granted consent or objection to a particular use of data, please contact us directly via the contact details in our imprint.