Data Protection and Security

The Privacy Policy applies only to this website. It does not apply to websites that are linked to this website. Since legal requirements change, and the business in general, we reserve the right to modify the Privacy Policy at any time.

1. The site

The responsible contact is Mehrdad Gazeri, Kalker Haupt Straße 184 51103 Köln Germany.

Collection, processing and use of personal data

You can visit our websites in principle, without us collecting personal data from you. Personal data will only be collected if you inform us of this yourself to carry out a contract, at the opening of a customer account or in the context of establishing contact, via Newsletter, commenting on a post or requesting an email alert for out-of-stock products. These data are used without your express consent in each case solely for the contract processing and processing of your inquiries. After completion of the contract, your data will be blocked with regard to tax and commercial retention periods and deleted after these deadlines.

The personal data collected by us will be passed on to the transport company commissioned with the delivery within the scope of the contract, insofar as this is necessary for the delivery of the goods. We pass on your payment data as part of the processing of payments to the commissioned bank.

When paying by credit card via PayPal or by direct debit via PayPal, we will transfer your payment details to Paypal (Europe) S.à r.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg, continue. Further information on the privacy of PayPal (Europe) S.à r.l. et Cie, S.C.A. can be found here: https://cms.paypal.com/de/cgi-bin/marketingweb?cmd=_render-content&content_ID=ua/Privacy_full&locale.x=en_US

Access data / server log files

The provider (or his web space provider) collects data about every access to the offer (so-called server log files). Access data includes:

Name of the retrieved web page, file, date and time of retrieval, amount of data transferred, notification of successful retrieval, browser type and version, the user’s operating system, referrer URL (the previously visited page), IP address and the requesting provider.

The provider uses the log data only for statistical evaluations for the purpose of operation, security and optimization of the offer. However, the provider reserves the right to retrospectively review the log data if, on the basis of concrete evidence, the legitimate suspicion of unlawful use exists.

Comments and posts

When users leave comments in the blog or other posts, their IP addresses are saved. This is for the security of the provider, if someone writes in comments and posts illegal content (insults, prohibited political propaganda, etc.). In this case, the provider himself may be prosecuted for the comment or contribution and is therefore interested in the identity of the author.

Comment subscriptions

The follow-up comments can be subscribed to by users. Users will receive a confirmation email to verify that they own the email address they entered. Users can unsubscribe from ongoing comment subscriptions at any time. The confirmation email will contain notices.

Newsletter

With the newsletter we inform you about us and our offers.

If you would like to receive the newsletter, we need a valid email address from you as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the specified email address or that the owner agrees to receive the newsletter. Further data is not collected. These data are used only for sending the newsletter and will not be given to third parties.

By registering for the newsletter we save your email, IP address and the date of registration. The sole purpose of this storage is to prove that a third party misuses an e-mail address and registers for newsletter reception without the knowledge of the person entitled.

You can revoke your consent to the storage of the data, the e-mail address and their use for sending the newsletter at any time. The revocation can be made via a link in the newsletters themselves, in your profile area or by notification to the above contact options.

Use of Google AdWords Conversion Tracking

This website uses the Google AdWords online advertising program and Google AdWords conversion tracking. The conversion tracking cookie is set when a user clicks on a Google-served ad. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer system. These cookies lose their validity after 90 days and are not used for personal identification. If the user visits certain pages of this website and the cookie has not expired yet, Google and we can recognize that the user clicked on the ad and was redirected to this page. Each Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. Cookies can not be tracked through AdWords advertisers’ websites. The information gathered using the conversion cookie is used to generate conversion statistics for AdWords advertisers who have opted for conversion tracking. Customers are told the total number of users who clicked on their ad and were redirected to a conversion tracking tag page. However, they do not receive information that personally identifies users. If you do not want to participate in tracking, you can opt-out of this by easily disabling the Google Conversion Tracking cookie through its Internet browser under User Preferences. You will not be included in the conversion tracking statistics.

For more information about Google’s privacy policy, visit the following Internet address: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Retargeting / Remarketing

– This website uses Google Inc. retargeting technology (“Google”). This makes it possible to specifically target visitors to our websites with personalized, interest-based advertising that has already taken an interest in our shop and our products. The insertion of the advertising material is based on a cookie-based analysis of the previous user behavior, but no personal data is stored. In the case of retargeting technology, a cookie is stored on your computer or mobile device in order to collect anonymous data about your interests and thus to adapt the advertising individually to the stored information. These cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer or mobile device. This will give you advertising that most likely matches your product and information interests. You can permanently opt-out of setting cookie cookies by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link:
https://www.google.com/settings/ads/onweb/
Further information and the privacy policy regarding advertising and Google can be viewed here:
http://www.google.com/privacy/ads/

Your rights and contact

You have a right to information about your stored data and, if necessary, a right to correction, blocking or deletion of this data. If you have further questions regarding the collection, processing or use of your personal data, please contact us. The same applies to information, blocking, deletion and correction requests regarding your personal data as well as for revocations of granted consent. You can find the contact adress in our imprint.

The legal foundations of data protection can be found in the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Telemedia Act (TMG).

Web analytics service

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 shortened by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or other parties to 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 as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest extent possible. 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=en
It should be noted that this website uses Google Analytics with the extension “_anonymizeIp ()” and therefore IP addresses are processed only shortened, in order to exclude a direct Personenbeziehbarkeit.

Social Plugins

On our site you will find links to the social networks Facebook, Google+ and Twitter. For this purpose the following data protection declaration applies:

Facebook

We use the Like-Button (“like”) the Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”), which connects this site with the social network of Facebook. For more information about the function and appearance of the Facebook plug-ins can be found at http://developers.facebook.com/plugins. With activation (see paragraph 4.2) of the Like-Button your browser establishes a direct connection to Facebook servers. The contents of the Like-Button is transferred by Facebook directly to your browser. At the same time, certain data is transmitted from your browser to Facebook. This happens regardless of whether you click the Like button or not. We have no influence on the amount of data that Facebook collects in this way. According to our current knowledge, there are the following data:

  •          visited page on our site that contains the button,
  •          the general information provided by your browser (IP address, browser type and version, operating system, time),
  •          when registered and logged in Facebook users, the respective Facebook ID.

For the purpose and scope of data collection and the further processing and use of data by Facebook, and your rights in this respect as well as setting options for protecting your privacy, please refer to the privacy policies of Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/policy.php.

If you are a Facebook member and do not want Facebook to collect about you via our website data and linked to your stored by Facebook Member data, you must log out on Facebook before your visit our website and possibly delete existing cookies from Facebook. The Facebook Like button can moreover be blocked with the help of add-ons for your own browser. For more information, refer to the Add-on pages of your browser.

Google+

For connection to Google+, we use the +1- Button of Google. The +1 button is marked with the Google+ logo or +1. For more information about the function and appearance of the +1 buttons can be found here: http://www.google.com/intl/de/+1/button/index.html

With activation (see Section 4.2) of +1 buttons your browser establishes a direct connection to Google’s servers. The contents of the +1 Button is transmitted from Google directly to your browser. At the same time, certain data is transmitted from your browser to Google. This happens regardless of whether you click on the +1 button or not. We have no influence on the amount of data that Google collects on this path. According to our current knowledge, there are the following data, in particular to represent the +1 button:

  •          visited page on our site that contains the button,
  •          the general information provided by your browser (IP address, browser type and version, operating system, time)
  •          when registered and logged in Google+ users, their Google+ user ID.
  •          The +1 button can also be hidden by browser add-ons, so that no data collection takes place through Google.

 

YouTube Social Plugins and Social plug-ins

Various pages of our offer contain so-called embedding of videos on YouTube. These allow only the connection to YouTube. YouTube is available from Google Inc. The purpose and scope of the data collection and use by Google as well as your rights and settings options for protecting a YouTube client, please refer to the privacy policies of YouTube (http://www.google.de/intl/de /policies/privacy/).’

Pinterest Social Plugins and Social plug-ins

On our website, plugins of the social network Pinterest Inc., 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA are integrated. The Pinterest plugin you agree to the “pin it” button on this page.

If you click the Pinterest “Pin it” button while you are logged into your Pinterest account, you can link the content of our pages on your Pinterest profile. This allows Pinterest assign to visit our pages to your user account. We point out that we as providers of the sites no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and use them through Pinterest. For more information about Privacy Statement of Share http://de.about.pinterest.com/privacy/.

Using Twitter Social Plugins and Social plug-ins

On our website we also use the so-called. Social Plugins and Social plug-ins (the “Plugins”) the social network Twitter, which of Twitter, Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA (hereinafter “Twitter”) is operated. The plugins are identifiable by a Twitter logo (bird-outline / Relief in different colors against different backgrounds). The different Twitter logos, behind which hides the Plugin, can be viewed on the website of Twitter at the following link https://twitter.com/logo.

If you call one of our websites containing such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection with the (expected in the US located) servers on Twitter. The content of the plugin is from Twitter directly to your browser and integrates it into the website. We therefore have no influence on the amount of data that Twitter gathered by the plugin and inform you according to our knowledge, according to the information available on Twitter, you can find on the link http://twitter.com/about/resources the can see from the website Twitter.

By integrating the plugin Twitter receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding page of our website. If you are logged at the time on Twitter, where you use the plugin, Twitter can assign your visit to your account. If you interact with the plugins, for example, pressing a “Tweet This” button or entering a comment, the corresponding information is transmitted from your browser directly to Twitter and stored there. If you are a Twitter member and do not want Twitter via our website collects information about you and linked to your data stored on Twitter, you must log out before you visit our website on Twitter. If you are not a member of Twitter or have logged out before you visit our website on Twitter, but there is the possibility that Twitter (at least) your IP address in experience and stores.

Purpose and scope of data collection and the further processing and use of data by Twitter and your rights and settings options for protecting your privacy please refer to the callable link https://twitter.com/about/security privacy policies of Twitter.

Amazon Affiliate Program

[Please add your name here] is a participant in the affiliate program from Amazon EU, which was designed to provide a means for sites, by means of which through the placement of advertisements and links to [Fill in the appropriate name of the site (Amazon .co.uk / Local.Amazon.co.uk / Amazon.de / de.BuyVIP.com / Amazon.fr / Amazon.it / it.BuyVIP.com / Amazon.es / es.BuyVIP.com)] earned referral fees can be. Amazon uses cookies to track the origin of the orders. Among other things, Amazon can recognize that you have clicked the affiliate link on this website. For more information on data usage by Amazon, see the privacy statement of the company: http://www.amazon.de/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=footer_privacy?ie=UTF8&nodeId=3312401

Usage of Cookies

In order to make the visit to our website attractive and to enable the use of certain functions, we use so-called cookies on various pages. These are small text files that are stored on your device. 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 or our affiliate (third-party cookies) to recognize your browser on your next visit (persistent cookies). If cookies are set, they collect and process individual user information such as browser and location data as well as IP address values ​​on an individual basis.Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may differ depending on the cookie.


In some cases, cookies are used to simplify the ordering process by storing settings (for example, remembering the contents of a virtual shopping cart for a later visit to the website). Insofar as personal cookies are also processed by individual cookies implemented by us, the processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO either for the execution of the contract or in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO for safeguarding our legitimate interests in the best possible functionality of the website as well as a customer-friendly and effective design of the page visit.

We may work with advertising partners to help us make our web site more interesting to you. For this purpose, in this case, when you visit our website, cookies from partner companies are stored on your hard disk (third-party cookies). If we cooperate with aforementioned advertising partners, you will be informed individually and separately about the use of such cookies and the scope of the information collected in the following paragraphs.

Please note that you can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and individually decide on their acceptance or can 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/en-US/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies
Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en/kb/cookies-allow-and-dispose
Chrome: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&hlrm=en&answer=95647
Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/ph21411?locale=en_US
Opera: http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.20/en/cookies.html

Please note that if you do not accept cookies, the functionality of our website may be limited.

Your trust is important to us. Therefore, we will gladly answer your questions be less the processing of your personal data. If you have any questions that are not answered by this Privacy Statement or if you wish to receive more information you can always contact us.

 

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