Privacy Policy

Handling of Personal Information
You may visit our website without us collecting any personal information from you. Personal data is only collected if you will-fully unveil such information for the purpose of concluding a contract opening a customer account. Without your unequivocal consent, this information is just utilized for contract performance and preparing your request. Upon complete fulfilment of the agreement and complete payment of the purchase price your information will be stored with care for tax and commercial law retention periods, to be deleted upon expiry of these periods. Besides, personal information is collected, if you subscribe to our e-mail newsletter. We utilize this data for our own advertising purposes as fas as our e-mail newsletter provided you have expressly assented to it. You might unsubscribe from our newsletter whenever utilizing the individual link in the newsletter or by sending us a message. Your e-mail address will be erased promptly after unsubscribing.


Transfer of Personal Information
2.1 For the reason of contract fulfilment, personal information gathered by us is transferred to the shipping agent commissioned with the delivery, provided this is required for delivering the products. 2.2. If paying per PayPal, credit card via PayPal, direct debit per PayPal or, if offered, purchasing on account via PayPal, we transfer your payment data to PayPal (Europe) S.a.r.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg (hereinafter referred to as “PayPal”) for the purpose of payment processing. PayPal reserves itself of certain payment methods such as credit card via PayPal, direct debit per PayPal or, if offered, purchasing account, after the consequence of a credit examination. PayPal utilizes the result of the credit examination with regard to the statistical probability or failure for the purpose of deciding whether to offer the corresponding payment method. The credit check might contain probability values (so called score values). Insofar as score values are included in the credit report, they are based on scientifically perceived, mathematical-statistical procedures. Among other information, address data are taken into account when calculating the score values. For additional information on our privacy policy and the utilization of credit organizations, please refer to the PayPal data protection information: https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full.

Cookies
This website uses so-called “cookies” serving to make our internet presence more user-friendly, compelling and secure – for instance to accelerate navigation on our platform. Moreover, cookies enable us to measure the frequency of website visits as well as general navigation. Cookies are small text files stored on your computer system. Mostly so-called “session cookies”. “Session cookies” are characterized by being automatically deleted from you hard drive upon the end of the bowser session. Other cookies stay on your computer system and permit us to recognize your computer system during your next visit (so-called permanent cookies). You may certainly decline these cookies at any time provided your computer browser permits this. Please be reminded that once your browser is set to decline cookies (from our website) certain elements of this website may not be available or restricted.

Contact for Requesting Customer Rating Information
We transmit your e-mail address to Trusted Shops GmbH, Subbelrather Str. 15c, 50823 Cologne, Germany (www.trustedshops.de) as a reminder for giving an appraisal of your order since Trusted Shops is supposed to remind you about the possibility of providing such an examination via e-mail. We only do so, if you have given us your explicit consent prior to or after submitting your order by enabling a corresponding check box and by clicking a button ("evaluate at a later stage”) provided for this purpose. This agreement may be revoked at any time by notifying Trusted Shops via the contact address mentioned below or directly.

Use of Google AdWords Conversion-Tracking
This website uses the online advertising program "Google AdWords” and the conversion tracking within the system of Google AdWords. The conversion-tracking cookie is set on the user’s browser, if he clicks on an ad conveyed by Google. Cookies are small text files, which the internet browser places on your browser. These cookies lose their legitimacy after 30 days .They are not used to procure individual identification data. If the user visits a certain page of this website and if the cookie has not yet expired, Google and we will be able to tell that the user clicked on the ad and was forwarded to this page. Every Google AdWords client gets an alternate cookie. Thus, cookies cannot be tracked via the website of AdWords clients. The information gathered by the conversion cookies are used to provide aggregate conversion statistics to AdWord clients who have opted-in for conversion tracking. Clients are informed about the total number of users who clicked on the ad and were forwarded to a conversion tracking tag page. However, they do not get any information enabling them to identify users personally. If you do not want to participate in the tracking program, you can refuse the use of this system by effortlessly deactivating the google conversion-tracking cookie via your internet browser through the user settings. For this situation, you will not be included in the conversion tracking statistics. Additional information concerning Google data privacy can be found at http://www.google.de/policies/privacy/

Social Plugins
6.1 We have integrated so-called plugins of the social network facebook.com (hereinafter "Facebook”) into our website. Facebook is a company of the Facebook Inc., California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, United States. A list and the presence of these Facebook plugins may be viewed at the accompanying Internet address: http://developers.facebook.com/plugins. Amid every visit of a webpage of our online presence that is outfitted with such a plugin, the plugin causes the browser utilized by you to download the visual presentation of the plugin from the Facebook server and to show it. By incorporating the plugin, Facebook gets the information that your browser has visited the respective webpage of our website even if you do not have a Facebook user account or are not currently logged into Facebook. This information (including your IP address) will be forwaded directly from your browser to a server from Facebook in the United States and stored there. If you are a member of Facebook, and while visiting our website are logged into Facebook, Facebook due to information sent by the plugin recognizes which particular webpage of our website you are currently visiting and assigns this to your individual Facebook user account regardless of whether you activate one of the plugins. Should you then initiate one of the plugins, for instance by tapping the "I like” button or by submitting a comment, this will be sent to your personal user account with Facebook and stored there. To prevent Facebook from assigning collected data to your user account on Facebook, you have to log out from Facebook before visiting our website. To block Facebook plugins from collecting and transferring your visitor data in the future you may obtain a Browser Add On by "Facebook Blocker” for several Internet browsers at the following link; please do not delete the Browser Add On for as long as you wish to block Facebook plugins: http://webgraph.com/resources/facebookblocker/. At the following Internet address you can find Facebook’s privacy policy with additional information on the accumulation and utilization of data by Facebook, your relevant rights as well as on settings for the protection of your privacy: http://www.facebook.com/policy.php. 6.2 On our webpage we use the "+1” Button of the social network Google+ (Google Plus) of the Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, California, 94043 United States, (hereinafter "Google"). Amid each visit of a webpage of our website that is equipped with a "+1” button, the "+1” button causes the browser utilized by you to download the visual presentation of the "+1” button from the Google server and to display it. By doing so, the Google server receives the information which specific webpage of our website you are currently visiting. When displaying a "+1” button, Google records your browsing history for a period of up to two weeks for system maintenance and troubleshooting purposes. Further assessment of your visit of a website of our website with a "+1” button does not take place. Should you activate the "+1” button while being logged into Google+ (Google Plus), then Google by using your Google profile records information on the URL recommended by you, your IP address and other browser related information so that your "+1” recommendation can be stored and made publicly accessible. Your "+1” recommendation may be shown as reference together with your profile name and your photo in Google services such as search results or your Google profile (as "+1” tab in your Google profile) or in different places on websites and adverts on the Internet. At the accompanying Internet address you will find the privacy policy of Google regarding the "+1” button with additional information on accumulation, exchange and use of data by Google, your relevant rights as well as your options for profile setting: https://developers.google.com/+/web/buttons-policy

Web Analysis Service
This website utilizes Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called Cookies, text files which are stored on your computer and which empower you to conduct an analysis of the utilization of the website. The information produced by the cookies about your utilization of the website will ordinarily be transmitted to a server in the US, where it is stored. On account of enacting an IP anonymizer for this website, your IP address will however be shortened by Google within the member states of the European Union or within other member states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in uncommon cases, the full IP address will be transmitted to a server in the US, where it is abbreviated. In the interest of the website operator, Google will utilize this information to assess your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities and to provide further services associated to the website use and the internet use for the advantage of the site administrator. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics will not be linked to other data recovered by Google. You may prevent the storage of cookies by making the suitable settings in your browser. Nonetheless, we should point out that in that case you might not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You may permanently refuse Google to collect data generated by cookies regarding the use of the website (including your IP address) and to process them by downloading and installing the browser plugin accessible under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en. As a different option to the browser plugin or for browsers with respect to mobile devices, please click on the accompanying link in order to set an opt-out cookie, which disables Google Analytics to collect data on this website in the future (this opt-out cookie only functions for this browser and this domain. If you delete your cookies on this browser, you have to click again on this link:

Deactivate Google Analytics
Please note, this website utilizes Google Analytics with the extension "_anonymizeIp()". IP addresses will therefore be processed only in abbreviated form to prevent them from being directly linked to a specific individual.

Retargeting
- This web site utilizes the technology of Criteo SA, 32 rue Blanche, 75009 Paris, France. For advertising purposes, data are gathered and stored in an anonymized form about the navigation conduct of visitors to the web site. Those data are stored on your computer with the help of text files ("cookies”). Criteo analyses the navigation behaviour with the help of algorithms and is subsequently able to display product recommendations in form of personalized advertising banners on other internet sites. On no account, those data will be used to identify personally the visitor of the website. Collected data will only be used to improve the offer. No other use or disclosure to third parties is envisaged. You can object to future collection of data and to the activating of an anonymous client profile by activating the opt-out cookie at the following address: http://www.criteo.com/privacy/.

Information on Customer Rights and Contacts
You are entitled to acquire information on your saved data free of charge and to correct, block or delete this data where applicable. Please contact us with any further inquiries regarding the collection, processing or use of your personal data. The same counts for obtaining information, your requests to block, delete or correct your personal data in addition for withdrawals of granted consents. You can find our contact address in our legal notice.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on June 3, 2015.