Privacy policy

Privacy and Data Protection

Privacy Policy
>br />Insofar as no other information is provided below, the provision of your personal data is neither required by law or contract, nor is it necessary for the conclusion of a contract. You are not obliged to provide the data. Non-provision has no consequences. This applies only insofar as no other information is provided in the subsequent processing procedures.
"Personal data" is all information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.
br />>strong>server log files
You can visit our web pages without providing any information about your person. Every time you access our website, usage data is transmitted by your Internet browser and stored in log files (server log files). These stored data include, for example, the name of the page called up, the date and time of the call, the amount of data transferred and the requesting provider. This data is used exclusively to ensure the trouble-free operation of our website and to improve our offer. It is not possible to assign this data to a specific person.
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Use of Google reCAPTCHA
We use the service reCAPTCHA of Google Inc. on our website. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google"). The query serves the purpose of distinguishing whether the input is made by a human being or by automated, machine processing. The query includes the sending of the IP address and any other data required by Google for the service reCAPTCHA to Google. For this purpose your input will be transmitted to Google and used there. Your IP address will, however, be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area beforehand. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of this service. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of reCaptcha is not combined with other data from Google. Your data may also be transferred to the USA. For data transmissions to the USA, an adequacy decision of the European Commission, the "Privacy Shield", is in place. Google participates in the "Privacy Shield" and has submitted to the requirements. By clicking on the query, you consent to the processing of your data. The processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit. a DSGVO with your consent. You may revoke your consent at any time without affecting the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of your consent until revocation.
You can find more detailed information on Google reCAPTCHA and the associated data protection declaration at
https://www.google.com/privacy/ads/

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. The processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. a DSGVO with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time by notifying us, without affecting the legality of the processing that has taken place on the basis of the consent until the revocation. Your customer account will then be deleted.
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Collection, processing and use of personal data for orders
When ordering, we collect and use your personal data only to the extent necessary to fulfil and process your order and to process your enquiries. The provision of the data is necessary for the conclusion of the contract. A non-supply has the consequence that no contract can be concluded. The processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. b DSGVO and is necessary for the fulfilment of a contract with you. Your data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent. The only exceptions to this are our service partners, who we need to process the contractual relationship, or service providers that we use for processing orders. In addition to the recipients named in the respective clauses of this data protection declaration, these include recipients of the following categories: Shipping service providers, payment service providers, merchandise management service providers, service providers for order processing, web hosters, IT service providers and dropshipping merchants. In all cases we strictly observe the legal requirements. The scope of data transmission is limited to a minimum.

Use of the e-mail address for sending newsletters
We use your e-mail address independently of the contract processing exclusively for our own advertising purposes for sending newsletters, provided that you have expressly agreed to this. The processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. a DSGVO with your consent. You may revoke your consent at any time without affecting the legality of the processing that has taken place on the basis of the consent until revocation. To do so, you can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time using the corresponding link in the newsletter or by notifying us. Your e-mail address will then be removed from the mailing list.

Forwarding of the e-mail address to shipping companies for information about the shipping status
We will forward your e-mail address to the shipping company within the scope of contract processing, provided you have expressly agreed to this in the ordering process. The forwarding serves the purpose of informing you by e-mail about the shipping status. The processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. a DSGVO with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time by notifying us or the transport company, without affecting the legality of the processing that has taken place on the basis of the consent until the revocation.
>br />>strong>Use of PayPal
All PayPal transactions are subject to the PayPal data protection declaration. This can be found at
https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-prev?locale.x=de_DE

Cookies
Our website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored in the Internet browser or by the Internet browser on the computer system of a user. If a user calls up a website, a cookie can be stored on the user's operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic string of characters that enables the browser to be uniquely identified when the website is called up again. We use cookies for the purpose of making our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Furthermore, cookies enable our systems to recognize your browser even after a page change and to offer you services. Some functions of our website cannot be offered without the use of cookies. For these, it is necessary that the browser is also recognized after a page change.

We also use cookies on our website for the purpose of enabling an analysis of the surfing behavior of our visitors.

Furthermore, we use cookies for the purpose of subsequently addressing visitors to other websites with targeted, interest-related advertising.The data collected from you in this way will be pseudonymized by technical precautions. It is therefore no longer possible to assign the data to your person. The data will not be stored together with any other personal data of yours.
You have the right, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to object at any time to the processing of your personal data based on Art. 6 (1) f DSGVO.
Cookies are stored on your computer. You therefore have full control over the use of cookies. By selecting appropriate technical settings in your Internet browser, you can prevent the storage of cookies and transmission of the data they contain. Already stored cookies can be deleted at any time. We would like to point out, however, that you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent if you do so.
The following links will tell you how to manage (including deactivating) cookies in the most important browsers:
Chrome Browser:
https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=en
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-ablehnen
Safari: https://support.apple.com/de-de/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-website-data-sfri11471/mac


Use of Google Analytics
We use the web analysis service Google Analytics of Google Inc. on our website. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google"). The data processing serves the purpose of analysing this website and its visitors. To this end, 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 activities and to provide further services to the website operator in connection with website and internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not merged with other data from Google.
Google Analytics uses cookies, which enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookies about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. IP anonymization is activated on this website. As a result, your IP address will be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area before. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Your data may be transferred to the USA. For data transfers to the USA, an adequacy finding of the European Commission is in place. The processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO from the legitimate interest in the needs-based and targeted design of the website.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate technical settings in your browser software; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent. Furthermore, you can prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link [
https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de>]. In order to prevent Google Analytics from capturing data across devices, you can set an opt-out cookie. Opt-out cookies prevent the future collection of your data when you visit this website. You must opt-out on all systems and devices in order for this to be fully effective. If you click here, the opt-out cookie will be set: Deactivate Google Analytics.
For more information on terms of use and privacy, please see
https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html or https://www.google.de/intl/en/policies/.

Use of PHP Web Stat
On our website we use the analysis tool PHP Web Stat of PHP Web Stat (Sternbuschweg 2, 46562 Voerde).
The data processing serves the purpose of analysing this website and its visitors. For this purpose data is collected and stored for marketing and optimization purposes. From this data, user profiles can be created under a pseudonym. Cookies can be used for this purpose. The cookies enable the recognition of the Internet browser.The data collected using PHP Web Stat technologies will not be used to personally identify the visitor to this website and will not be merged with personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym without the separately granted consent of the person concerned.
The processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO from the legitimate interest in the needs-based and targeted design of the website.
For this purpose you can prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate technical settings in your browser software. We would like to point out, however, that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent.
The collection and storage of data can be revoked at any time with effect for the future.
br />Use of Facebook Remarketing
We use the remarketing function "Custom Audiences" of Facebook Inc. on our website. (1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA; "Facebook").
This function serves the purpose of targeting website visitors with interest-based advertising on the social network Facebook.
For this purpose, the remarketing tag of Facebook was implemented on the website. This tag is used to establish a direct connection to the Facebook servers when visiting the website. This tells the Facebook server 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 then see personalized, interest-based Facebook ads. The processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO from the legitimate interest in the above-mentioned purpose.
You have the right for reasons arising from your particular situation, at any time, this on Art. 6 (1) f DSGVO to object to the processing of personal data relating to you.
For this purpose you can deactivate the remarketing function "Custom Audiences"
here.https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/.
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Use of YouTube
On our website, we use the function for embedding YouTube videos from YouTube LLC. (901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA; "YouTube").
YouTube is a service provided by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google").
The function displays videos stored on YouTube in an iFrame on the website. The option "Advanced Privacy Mode" is activated. This means that YouTube does not store any information about visitors to the website. Only when you watch a video will information about it be transmitted to YouTube and stored there.
More detailed information about the collection and use of data by YouTube and Google, about your rights in this regard and ways to protect your privacy can be found in the YouTube privacy policy (
https://www.youtube.com/t/privacy).
Use of GoogleMaps
We use on our website the function for embedding GoogleMaps maps of Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google").
The function enables the visual display of geographical information and interactive maps.
When you visit pages in which GoogleMaps maps are embedded, Google also collects, processes and uses data from visitors to the pages. Further information on the collection and use of data by Google can be found in Google's data protection information at
https://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html. There you also have the possibility to change your settings in the data protection center, so that you can manage and protect your data processed by Google.
Your data may also be transferred to the USA. For data transfers to the USA, an adequacy decision of the European Commission is available.
>em> For reasons arising from your particular situation, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data relating to you based on Art. 6 (1) f DSGVO.
To do this, you must switch off the JavaScript application in your browser. We would like to point out, however, that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website, such as the interactive map display, to their full extent.

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 storage periods, in particular those under tax and commercial law, and then deleted after the expiry of the period, unless you have consented to further processing and use.>br />Contact us on request. You will find the contact details in our imprint.
>br />You can reach our data protection officer directly at: marco_bock@efbe-schott.de
>br />>strong>Right of complaint to the supervisory authority
In accordance with Art. 77 DSGVO, you have the right to complain to the supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of your personal data is not lawful.
br />last update: 25.04.2018

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