Data protection

1) Information about the collection of personal data and contact details of the person responsible
1.1 We are pleased that you are visiting our website and thank you for your interest. In the following we inform you about the handling of your personal data when using our website. Personal data is all data with which you can be personally identified.
1.2 The person responsible for data processing on this website within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is Dominik Grunert, Oranienstr. 9, 10997 Berlin, Germany, phone: +49 3091566611, email: dominik@smoothrepublic.com. The person responsible for the processing of personal data is the natural or legal person who, alone or jointly with others, decides on the purposes and means of the processing of personal data.
1.3 This website uses for security reasons and to protect the transmission of personal data and other confidential content (e.g. orders or inquiries to the person responsible) an SSL or. TLS encryption. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the character string "https://" and the lock symbol in your browser line.

2) Data collection when visiting our website
When using our website for information purposes only, i.e. when If you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, we only collect data that your browser transmits to our server (so-called "server log files"). When you visit our website, we collect the following data that is technically necessary for us to display the website to you:
- Our visited website
- Date and time at the time of access
- Amount of sent Data in bytes
- Source/reference from which you came to the page
- Browser used
- Operating system used
- IP address used (if necessary: ​​in anonymous form)
The Processing takes place in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website. The data will not be passed on or used in any other way. However, we reserve the right to subsequently check the server log files if there are concrete indications of illegal use.

3) Cookies
To make visiting our website attractive and to enable the use of certain functions , we use cookies, i.e. small text files that are stored on your end device. Some of these cookies are automatically deleted after closing the browser (so-called “session cookies”), some of these cookies remain on your end device for a longer period of time and enable page settings to be saved (so-called “persistent cookies”). In the latter case, you can see the storage period in the overview of the cookie settings in your web browser.
If personal data is also processed by individual cookies used by us, the processing takes place in accordance with Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR either for Execution of the contract, in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR if consent has been given or in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR to safeguard our legitimate interests in the best possible functionality of the website and a customer-friendly and effective design of the website site visit.
You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and decide individually whether to accept them or to exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general.
Please note that if you do not accept Cookies may limit the functionality of our website.

4) Contacting
4.1 - Shopify Chat
This web website uses the live chat system Shopify Chat, a service of Shopify Inc., for customer support purposes., 150 Elgin St, Ottawa, ON K2P 1L4, Canada (“Shopify”) In order to respond to live support requests, Shopify collects and stores anonymous user data. User profiles can be created from this anonymous data under a pseudonym. Cookies may be used. Cookies are small text files that are stored locally in the cache of the website visitor's Internet browser. Cookies enable recognition of the Internet browser. If the information collected in this way has a personal reference, processing is carried out in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in effective customer service and the statistical analysis of user behavior for optimization purposes.
The information collected using the Shopify technologies Data will not be used to personally identify the visitor to this website and will not be combined with personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym without the separate consent of the person concerned. In order to avoid the storage of Shopify cookies, you can set your Internet browser so that no more cookies can be stored on your computer in the future or cookies that have already been stored are deleted. However, switching off all cookies can mean that some functions on our website can no longer be executed. You can object to the collection and storage of data for the purpose of creating a pseudonymised usage profile at any time with effect for the future by sending us your objection informally by e-mail to the e-mail address given in the imprint.
In case of data transfers to Shopify Inc. in Canada, the appropriate level of data protection is guaranteed by the European Commission's adequacy decision.
4.2 Own rating reminder (no dispatch by a customer rating system)
We use your e-mail address as a one-time reminder to submit a rating Your order for the evaluation system we use, provided that you have given us your express consent to this during or after your order in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit Revoke the person responsible for data processing.
4.3 When contacting us (e.g . via contact form or e-mail) personal data will be processed - exclusively for the purpose of processing and answering your request and only to the extent required for this. The legal basis for the processing of this data is our legitimate interest in answering your request in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. If your contact is aimed at a contract, the additional legal basis for processing is Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR. Your data will be deleted if it can be inferred from the circumstances that the facts in question have been finally clarified and provided that there are no legal storage obligations to the contrary

5) Data processing when opening a customer account
According to Art b GDPR, personal data will continue to be collected and processed to the extent required in each case if you provide it to us when opening a customer account. The data required for opening an account can be found in the input mask of the corresponding form on our website. A deletion of your customer account is possible at any time and can be done by sending a message to the above address of the person responsible. After your customer account has been deleted, your data will be deleted provided that all contracts concluded have been completed, there are no legal retention periods to the contrary and we have no legitimate interest in further storage.

6) Use of customer data for direct advertising
6.1 - Newsletter dispatch via MailChimp
Our e-mail newsletter is dispatched via the technical service provider The Rocket Science Group, LLC d/b/a MailChimp, 675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Suite 5000, Atlanta, GA 30308 , USA (http://wwwmailchimp.com/), to whom we pass on the data you provided when registering for the newsletter. This transfer takes place in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR and serves our legitimate interest in using an effective, secure and user-friendly newsletter system. Please note that your data is usually transferred to a MailChimp server in the USA and stored there.
MailChimp uses this information to send the newsletter on our behalf. MailChimp does not use the data of our newsletter recipients to write to them ourselves or to pass them on to third parties.
To protect your data in the USA, we have a data processing agreement with MailChimp ("Data Processing Agreement") based on the standard contractual clauses of the European Commission completed to enable the transfer of your personal data to MailChimp. If you are interested, this data processing contract can be viewed at the following Internet address: https://mailchimp.com/legal/data-processing-addendum/
You can view MailChimp’s data protection provisions here: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy /
6.2 WhatsApp newsletter
If you register for our WhatsApp newsletter, we will regularly send you information about our offers via WhatsApp. The only mandatory information for sending the newsletter is your mobile phone number.
To send the newsletter, enter our mobile phone number in the address contacts of your mobile device and send us the message "Start" via WhatsApp. By sending this WhatsApp message, you give us your consent to the use of your personal data in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR for the purpose of sending the newsletter. We will then add you to our newsletter distribution list.
The data we collect when registering for the newsletter will only be processed for the purposes of advertising by way of the newsletter. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time by sending us the message "Stop" via WhatsApp. After you have unsubscribed, your mobile phone number will be deleted from our newsletter distribution list immediately, unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data or we reserve the right to use data beyond this, which is permitted by law and about which we will inform you in this declaration.Please note that WhatsApp has access to the address book of the mobile device we use to send the newsletter and automatically transfers phone numbers stored in the address book to a Facebook server in the USA.
We therefore use WhatsApp to send our newsletter a mobile device in whose address book only the WhatsApp contact data of our newsletter recipients are stored. This ensures that every person whose WhatsApp contact details are stored in our address book, when using the app on their device for the first time, by accepting the WhatsApp terms of use in the transmission of their WhatsApp telephone number from the address books of their chat contacts in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. a GDPR has consented. A transmission of data from users who do not use WhatsApp and/or have not contacted us via WhatsApp is therefore excluded.
Purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by WhatsApp as well as your rights and setting options in this regard For protection of your privacy, please refer to WhatsApp's data protection information: https://www.whatsapp.com/legal/?eea=1#privacy-policy
63 Stock availability notification email
You can opt-in to receive stock availability notification emails for items that are temporarily unavailable. We will send you a one-time email message about the availability of the item you have selected. The only mandatory information for sending this notification is your e-mail address. Providing further data is voluntary and may be used to address you personally. We use the so-called double opt-in procedure for sending e-mails, which ensures that you only receive a notification if you have expressly confirmed your consent to this by clicking on a verification link sent to the e-mail address provided.
With the By activating the confirmation link, you give us your consent to the use of your personal data in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR. We store your IP address entered by the Internet Service Provider (ISP) as well as the date and time of registration in order to be able to trace possible misuse of your e-mail address at a later point in time. The data collected by us when registering for our email notification service for the availability of goods is used strictly for the intended purpose. You can unsubscribe from the availability notifications at any time by sending a message to the person responsible mentioned above. After you have unsubscribed, your e-mail address will be deleted immediately from our mailing list set up for this purpose, unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data or we reserve the right to use data that goes beyond this, which is permitted by law and about which we will inform you in this declaration .

7) Data processing for order processing
7.1 If necessary for contract processing for delivery and payment purposes, the personal data collected by us will be forwarded to the commissioned transport company and passed on to the commissioned bank.
If we owe you updates for goods with digital elements or for digital products on the basis of a corresponding contract, we process the contact data you provide when ordering (name, address, e-mail address) in order to our legal information obligations according to Art. 6 para s. 1 lit. c GDPR to inform personally about upcoming updates in the legally stipulated period using a suitable communication channel (e.g. by post or email). Your contact details will be used strictly earmarked for notifications about updates owed by us and will only be processed by us for this purpose to the extent that this is necessary for the respective information.
In order to process your order, we also work with the following service provider(s)( n) together who support us in whole or in part in the implementation of concluded contracts. Certain personal data is transmitted to these service providers in accordance with the following information.
7.2 Use of payment service providers (payment services)
- Amazon Pay
If you select the "Amazon Pay" payment method, payment is processed via the payment service provider Amazon Payments Europe s.c.a., 38 avenue J.F. Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg (hereinafter: “Amazon Payments”), to whom we pass on the information you provided during the ordering process together with the information about your order in accordance with Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR. Your data will only be passed on for the purpose of payment processing with the payment service provider Amazon Payments and only to the extent that it is necessary for this.If cookies, i.e. small text files that are stored on the end device, are set when using Amazon Pay, this is done exclusively on the basis of your express consent in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR. This consent can be revoked at any time via the "Cookie Consent Tool" implemented on the website. You can find more information about the data protection provisions of Amazon Payments at the following Internet address: https://pay.amazon.de/help/82974
- Apple Pay
If you choose the payment method "Apple Pay" from Apple Distribution International (Apple), Hollyhill Industrial Estate, Hollyhill, Cork, Ireland, the payment is processed via the "Apple Pay" function of your terminal device operated with iOS, watchOS or macOS by debiting a payment card stored with "Apple Pay". Apple Pay uses security features built into your device's hardware and software to protect your transactions. In order to release a payment, it is therefore necessary to enter a code previously defined by you and to verify it using the "Face ID" or "Touch ID" function of your device.
For the purpose of payment processing, your details will be communicated during the ordering process information along with the information about your order is passed on to Apple in encrypted form. Apple then encrypts this data again with a developer-specific key before the data is sent to the payment service provider of the payment card stored in Apple Pay to carry out the payment. The encryption ensures that only the website through which the purchase was made can access the payment details. After the payment has been made, Apple sends your device account number and a transaction-specific, dynamic security code to the originating website to confirm the success of the payment.
If personal data is processed during the transmissions described, the processing is carried out exclusively for the purpose of payment processing in accordance with Art. 6 Para 1 lit. b GDPR.
Apple retains anonymized transaction data, including the approximate purchase amount, approximate date and time, and whether the transaction was successfully completed. The anonymization completely excludes any personal reference. Apple uses the anonymized data to improve Apple Pay and other Apple products and services.
If you use Apple Pay on iPhone or Apple Watch to complete a purchase made through Safari on Mac, the Mac and the authorization device communicate over an encrypted channel on the Apple servers. Apple does not process or store any of this information in a format that personally identifies you. You can disable the ability to use Apple Pay on your Mac in your iPhone's settings. Go to "Wallet & Apple Pay" and turn off "Allow payments on Mac".
For more information about data protection with Apple Pay, visit the following Internet address: https://support.apple.com/de-de /HT203027
- Google Pay
If you decide to use the "Google Pay" payment method from Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland ("Google") Payment processing via the “Google Pay” application on your mobile device with at least Android 4.4 (“KitKat”) and an NFC function by debiting a payment card stored with Google Pay or a payment system verified there (e.g. PayPal).To release a payment via Google Pay of more than €25, you must first unlock your mobile device using the verification measure set up (e.g. face recognition, password, fingerprint or pattern).
For the purpose of payment processing, your im Information provided during the ordering process, together with the information about your order, is passed on to Google. Google then transmits your payment information stored in Google Pay in the form of a unique transaction number to the source website, which is used to verify that the payment has been made. This transaction number does not contain any information about the real payment data of your means of payment stored with Google Pay, but is created and transmitted as a uniquely valid numeric token. For all transactions via Google Pay, Google only acts as an intermediary to process the payment process. The transaction is carried out exclusively in the relationship between the user and the source website by debiting the means of payment stored with Google Pay.
If personal data is processed in the transmissions described, the processing is carried out exclusively for the purpose of payment processing in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR.
Google reserves the right to collect, store and evaluate certain process-specific information for every transaction made via Google Pay. This includes the date, time, and amount of the transaction, merchant location and description, a description provided by the merchant of the goods or services purchased, photographs you included with the transaction, the name and email addresses of the seller and buyer, or of the sender and recipient, the payment method used, your description of the reason for the transaction and, if applicable, the offer associated with the transaction.
According to Google, this processing is carried out exclusively in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR on the basis of legitimate interest in the proper accounting, the verification of transaction data and the optimization and functional maintenance of the Google Pay service.
Google also reserves the right to merge the processed transaction data with other information that Google collects and stores when using other Google services
The Google Pay Terms of Service can be found here:
http s://payments.google.com/payments/apis-secure/u/0/get_legal_document?ldo=0&ldt=googlepaytos&ldl=de
You can find further information on data protection with Google Pay at the following Internet address:
https ://payments.google.com/payments/apis-secure/get_legal_document?ldo=0&ldt=privacynotice&ldl=de
- giropay
When paying via "giropay", the payment is processed by giropay GmbH, An der Welle 4 , 60322 Frankfurt/Main, to whom we pass on the information you provided during the ordering process together with the information about your order. Your data will be passed on in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR exclusively for the purpose of payment processing and only to the extent that it is necessary for this. You can find more information about giropay GmbH's data protection regulations at the following Internet address: https://www.giropay.de/srechtales/datenschutzerklaerung
- Klarna
If you select a Klarna payment service, the payment will be processed by Klarna Bank AB (publ), https://www.klarna.com/de/, Sveavägen 46, 111 34 Stockholm, Sweden (hereinafter "Klarna"). In order to enable the payment to be processed, your personal data (first and last name, street, house number, postal code, city, gender, e-mail address, telephone number and IP address) as well as data relating to the order are collected (e.g.Invoice amount, item, type of delivery) to Klarna for the purpose of identity and creditworthiness checks, provided that you have expressly consented to this in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR during the ordering process. You can see here which credit agencies your data can be forwarded to:
https://cdn.klarna.com/1.0/shared/content/legal/terms/0/de_de/credit_rating_agencies
The credit report can contain probability values included (so-called score values). As far as score values ​​are included in the result of the credit report, they are based on a scientifically recognized mathematical-statistical process. Among other things, but not exclusively, address data is included in the calculation of the score values. Klarna uses the information received about the statistical probability of non-payment for a balanced decision on the establishment, implementation or termination of the contractual relationship.
You can revoke your consent at any time by sending a message to the person responsible for data processing or to Klarna. However, Klarna may still be entitled to process your personal data if this is necessary for contractual payment processing.
Your personal information will be processed in accordance with the applicable data protection regulations and in accordance with the information in Klarna's data protection regulations for data subjects based in Germany https:/ /cdn.klarna.com/1.0/shared/content/legal/terms/0/de_de/privacy
or for data subjects based in Austria https://cdn.klarna.com/1.0/shared/content/legal/terms/0/de_at/privacy
treated.
- Paypal
When paying via PayPal, credit card via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal or - if offered - "purchase on account" or "payment by installments" via PayPal, we pass on your payment data to PayPal (Europe) S.a.r.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg (hereinafter "PayPal"), further. The transfer takes place in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR and only to the extent that this is necessary for payment processing.
PayPal reserves the right to use the payment methods credit card via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal or - if offered - "Purchase on invoice" or "installment payment" via PayPal before carrying out a credit check. For this purpose, your payment data may be passed on to credit agencies in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR on the basis of PayPal's legitimate interest in determining your solvency. PayPal uses the result of the credit check in relation to the statistical probability of non-payment for the purpose of deciding whether to provide the respective payment method. The credit report can contain probability values ​​(so-called score values). As far as score values ​​are included in the result of the credit report, they are based on a scientifically recognized mathematical-statistical process. Among other things, but not exclusively, address data is included in the calculation of the score values. Further data protection information, including information on the credit agencies used, can be found in PayPal's data protection declaration: https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full
You can object to this processing of your data at any time object by sending a message to PayPal. However, PayPal may still be entitled to process your personal data if this is necessary for contractual payment processing.
- PayPal Checkout
This website uses PayPal Checkout, an online payment system from PayPal, which consists of PayPal's own Payment types and local payment methods from third-party providers.
When paying via PayPal, credit card via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal or - if offered - "Pay later" via PayPal, we pass on your payment data to PayPal (Europe) Sa.r.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg (hereinafter "PayPal"), further. The transfer takes place in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR and only to the extent that this is necessary for payment processing.
PayPal reserves the right to use the payment methods credit card via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal or - if offered - "Pay later". “ via PayPal – the implementation of a credit check. For this purpose, your payment data may be passed on to credit agencies in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR on the basis of PayPal's legitimate interest in determining your solvency. PayPal uses the result of the credit check in relation to the statistical probability of non-payment for the purpose of deciding whether to provide the respective payment method. The credit report can contain probability values ​​(so-called score values). As far as score values ​​are included in the result of the credit report, they are based on a scientifically recognized mathematical-statistical process. Among other things, but not exclusively, address data is included in the calculation of the score values. You can object to this processing of your data at any time by sending a message to PayPal. However, PayPal may still be entitled to process your personal data if this is necessary for contractual payment processing.
If you select the PayPal payment method "purchase on account", your payment data will first be sent to PayPal to prepare the payment, after which PayPal will use them to execution of the payment to Ratepay GmbH, Franklinstraße 28-29, 10587 Berlin ("Ratepay"). The legal basis is Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR. In this case, RatePay carries out an identity and credit check on its own behalf to determine solvency in accordance with the principle already mentioned and gives your payment data to credit agencies based on the legitimate interest in determining solvency in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR continue. A list of the credit agencies that Ratepay can use can be found here: https://www.ratepay.com/legal-payment-creditagencies/
When using the payment method of a local third-party provider, your payment data will first be processed in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR passed on to PayPal. Depending on your selection of an available local payment method, PayPal then transmits your payment data to the relevant provider in accordance with Art.
- iDeal (Currence Holding BV, Beethovenstraat 300 Amsterdam, Netherlands)
- giropay (Paydirekt GmbH, Stephanstr. 14-16, 60313 Frankfurt am Main
- bancontact (Bancontact Payconiq Company, Rue d'Arlon 82 , 1040 Brussels, Belgium)
- blik (Polski Standard Płatności sp. z o.o., ul. Czerniakowska 87A, 00-718 Warsaw, Poland)
- eps (STUZZA Study Society for Cooperation in Payment Transactions GmbH, Frankgasse 10/8 , 1090 Vienna, Austria)
- MyBank (PRETA S.A.S, 40 Rue de Courcelles, F-75008 Paris, France)
- Przelewy24 (PayPro SA, Kanclerska 15A, 60-326 Poznań, Poland)
Others For information on data protection law, please refer to PayPal's data protection declaration: https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full
- SOFORT
If you select the "SOFORT" payment method, the payment will be processed via the payment service provider SOFORT GmbH, Theresienhöhe 12, 80339 Munich, Germany (hereinafter "SOFORT") ), to whom we pass on the information you provided during the ordering process together with the information about your order in accordance with Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR. Sofort GmbH is part of the Klarna Group (Klarna Bank AB (publ), Sveavägen 46, 11134 Stockholm, Sweden). Your data will only be passed on for the purpose of payment processing with the payment service provider SOFORT and only to the extent that it is necessary for this. You can find more information about SOFORT's data protection regulations at the following Internet address: https://www.klarna.com/sofort/datenschutz.

8) Online marketing
8.1 Facebook pixels for the creation of custom Audiences with extended data comparison (with cookie consent tool)
Within our online offer, the so-called "Facebook pixel" of the social network Facebook is used in the mode of extended data comparison, which is provided by Meta Platforms Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Quare , Dublin 2, Ireland ("Facebook").
On the basis of the user's express consent, if a user clicks on an advertisement placed by us on Facebook, the URL of our linked page will be appended by Facebook pixels. Then, after forwarding, this URL parameter is written to the user's browser via cookie, which our linked page sets itself. In addition, specific K Customer data such as the e-mail address that we collect on our website linked to the Facebook ad during transactions such as purchases, account logins or registrations (extended data comparison). The cookie is then read by the Facebook pixel and enables the data, including specific customer data, to be forwarded to Facebook.
With the help of the Facebook pixel with extended data comparison, Facebook is on the one hand able to use the visitors of our online offer as a target group for the display of advertisements (so-called "Facebook Ads") to determine precisely. Accordingly, we use the Facebook pixel with extended data synchronization in order to only display the Facebook ads we have placed to those Facebook users who have also shown an interest in our online offer or who have certain characteristics (e.g. interests in certain topics or products that are determined based on the websites visited), which we transmit to Facebook (so-called “Custom Audiences”). With the help of the Facebook pixel with extended data comparison, we also want to ensure that our Facebook ads correspond to the potential interest of the user and are not annoying. This allows us to further evaluate the effectiveness of Facebook ads for statistical and market research purposes by understanding whether users were redirected to our website after clicking on a Facebook ad (so-called "conversion"). Compared to the standard version of Facebook Pixel, the extended data matching function helps us to better measure the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns by recording more attributed conversions.
All transmitted data is stored and processed by Facebook, so that a connection to the respective user profile is possible and Facebook can use the data for its own advertising purposes, in accordance with the Facebook data usage guidelines (https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/). The data can enable Facebook and its partners to place advertisements on and outside of Facebook.
These processing operations only take place if express consent has been given in accordance with Article 6(1)(a) GDPR.
The information generated by Facebook is usually transmitted to a Facebook server and stored there. This can also result in transmission to the servers of Meta Platforms Inc in the USA. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future by deactivating this service in the "Cookie-Consent-Tool" provided on the website.
8.2 - Google Ads Conversion Tracking
This website uses the online - The "Google Ads" advertising program and, as part of Google Ads, conversion tracking by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland ("Google"). We use Google Ads to draw attention to our attractive offers with the help of advertising material (so-called Google Adwords) on external websites. In relation to the data of the advertising campaigns, we can determine how successful the individual advertising measures are. In doing so, we aim to show you advertising that is of interest to you, to make our website more interesting for you and to achieve a fair calculation of the advertising costs incurred.
The conversion tracking cookie is set when a user clicks on clicks on an ad placed by Google. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your end device. These cookies usually lose their validity after 30 days and are not used for personal identification. If the user visits certain pages of this website and the cookie has not yet expired, we and Google can recognize that the user clicked on the ad and was redirected to this page. Each Google Ads customer receives a different cookie. This means that cookies cannot be tracked via the websites of Google Ads customers. The information obtained using the conversion cookie is used to create conversion statistics for Google Ads customers who have opted for conversion tracking. Customers find out the total number of users who clicked on their ad and were redirected to a page with a conversion tracking tag. However, you will not receive any information with which users can be personally identified.
When using Google Ads, personal data may also be transmitted to the servers of Google LLC. in the USA.
You can find details on the processing triggered by Google Ads Conversion Tracking and how Google handles data from websites here: https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites
All above The processing described above, in particular the setting of cookies for reading information on the end device used, will only be carried out if you have given us your express consent in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future by deactivating this service in the "Cookie-Consent-Tool" provided on the website.
You can also permanently prevent the setting of cookies by Google Ads conversion tracking object by downloading and installing the Google browser plug-in available under the following link:
https://www.google.com/settings/ads/plugin?hl=de
To users whose data we have received in the context of business or business-like relationships to address advertising in an even more interest-based manner, we use a customer comparison function as part of Google Ads. To do this, we electronically transmit one or more files with aggregated customer data (mainly email addresses and telephone numbers) to Google. Google does not have access to clear data here, but automatically encrypts the information in the customer files during the transmission process using a special algorithm.The encrypted information can then only be used by Google to assign it to existing Google accounts that the data subject has set up. This enables personalized advertising to be played out via all Google services linked to the respective Google account.
The transmission of Customer data is only sent to Google if you have given us your express consent in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a GDPR. You can revoke this consent at any time with effect for the future. Further information on Google's data protection measures in relation to the customer comparison function can be found here: https://support.google.com/google-ads/answer/6334160?hl=de&ref_topic=10550182
Google's data protection regulations can be viewed here: https://www.google.de/policies/privacy/

9) Retargeting/ Remarketing/ Recommendation Advertising
Google Ads Remarketing
Our website uses the functions of Google Ads Remarketing, we hereby advertise for this website in Google search results, as well as on third-party websites. The provider is Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland ("Google"). For this purpose, Google sets a cookie in the browser of your end device, which automatically enables interest-based advertising using a pseudonymous cookie ID and based on the pages you visit. Any further data processing will only take place if you have given your consent to Google linking your Internet and app browser history to your Google account and using information from your Google account to personalize ads that you see on the web regard. In this case, if you are logged in to Google while visiting our website, Google will use your data together with Google Analytics data to create and define target group lists for cross-device remarketing. To do this, Google will temporarily link your personal data to Google Analytics data in order to form target groups. As part of the use of Google Ads Remarketing, personal data may also be transmitted to the servers of Google LLC. in the USA.
You can find details on the processing initiated by Google Ads Remarketing and how Google handles data from websites here: https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites
You can dem Permanently object to the setting of cookies by Google Ads Remarketing by downloading and installing the Google browser plug-in available under the following link:
https://support.google.com/ads/answer/7395996?
Further information and the data protection regulations regarding advertising and Google can be viewed here:
https://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads/
All processing described above, in particular the setting of cookies for reading Information on the end device used will only be processed if you have given us your express consent in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future by deactivating this service in the "Cookie Consent Tool" provided on the website.

10) Page functionalities
Shopsync for Shopify
This website uses the Shopify app "Shopsync" from ShopSync LLC, PO Box 252, Jefferson City, TN 37760, USA.
With the help of ShopSync, the newsletter service "Mailchimp" is synchronized with our Shopify account in such a way that on the one hand Updates in Mailchimp e-mail lists (such as a completed opt-out of a newsletter recipient) are also automatically stored on Shopify and, on the other hand, new contact data generated by the conclusion of contracts on Shopify are automatically transferred to the Mailchimp e-mail lists.
In the first case, data processing takes place in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in the effective and cross-system maintenance of the files of advertising addressees and the efficient observance of legally significant status changes.
In the second case exclusively on the basis of an express consent of the user in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit and date of purchase) transferred to Mailchimp by ShopSync.
Data transferred in this way is not stored or retained by ShopSync after synchronization. All information synced between Shopify and Mailchimp is transmitted over Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology, and all information transmitted remains encrypted during the sync process.
The sync process requires the transmission of information over a secure connection to servers hosted by Amazon Web Services are hosted in the USA.
You can find further data protection information about ShopSync here: https://shopsync.io/privacy-policy

11) Tools and Miscellaneous
Cookie-Consent-Tool
This website uses a so-called "cookie consent tool" to obtain effective user consent for cookies that require consent and cookie-based applications. The "Cookie-Consent-Tool" is displayed to users when the page is accessed in the form of an interactive user interface, on which consent can be given for certain cookies and/or cookie-based applications by ticking the box. By using the tool, all cookies/services that require consent are only loaded if the respective user gives their consent by ticking the box. This ensures that such cookies are only set on the user's end device if consent has been given.
The tool sets technically necessary cookies to save your cookie preferences. Personal user data is generally not processed here.
If, in individual cases, personal data (such as the IP address) is processed for the purpose of storing, allocating or logging cookie settings, this takes place in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in a legally compliant, user-specific and user-friendly consent management for cookies and thus in a legally compliant design of our website.
Another legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. c GDPR. As the person responsible, we are subject to the legal obligation to make the use of technically unnecessary cookies dependent on the respective user consent.
Further information on the operator and the setting options of the cookie content tool can be found directly in the corresponding user interface on our website.

12) Rights of the data subject
12.1 The applicable data protection law grants you the following data subject rights (rights to information and intervention rights) vis-à-vis the person responsible with regard to the processing of your personal data, whereby reference is made to the stated legal basis for the respective exercise requirements:
- Right to information pursuant to Art. 15 GDPR;
- Right to rectification pursuant to Art. 16 GDPR;
- Right to erasure pursuant to Art. 17 GDPR;
- Right to restriction of processing pursuant to Art. 18 GDPR;
- Right to information in accordance with Art. 19 GDPR;
- Right to data portability in accordance with Art 20 GDPR;
- Right to revoke granted consent in accordance with Article 7 (3) GDPR;
- Right to lodge a complaint in accordance with Article 77 GDPR.
12.2 RIGHT TO OBJECT
IF WE PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA ON THE BASIS OF OUR PRECIOUS LEGITIMATE INTERESTS, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT AT ANY TIME TO OBJECT TO THIS PROCESSING WITH EFFECT FOR THE FUTUREIF YOU EXERCISE YOUR RIGHT TO OBJECT, WE WILL STOP THE PROCESSING OF THE DATA INVOLVED. HOWEVER, FURTHER PROCESSING REMAINS RESERVED IF WE CAN PROVE COMPREHENSIVE REASONS FOR PROCESSING THAT OVERWEIGHT YOUR INTERESTS, FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS AND FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS, OR IF THE PROCESSING IS FOR THE CERTIFICATION, EXERCISE OR DEFENSE OF LEGAL CLAIMS.
YOUR PERSONAL DATA RELATED IN ORDER TO USE DIRECT ADVERTISING, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT AT ANY TIME TO THE PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA CONCERNING YOU FOR SUCH ADVERTISING PURPOSES. YOU CAN EXERCISE THE OBJECTION AS DESCRIBED ABOVE.
IF YOU EXERCISE YOUR RIGHT TO OBJECT, WE WILL STOP THE PROCESSING OF THE DATA CONCERNED FOR DIRECT ADVERTISING PURPOSES.

13) Duration of storage of personal data
Duration of storage of Personal data is measured based on the respective legal basis, the processing purpose and - if relevant - also based on the respective statutory retention period (e.g. commercial and tax retention periods).
When processing personal data on the basis of an express consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para 1 lit. a GDPR, this data is stored until the data subject revokes his consent.
Are there statutory retention periods for data that are collected within the framework of legal transactions or obligations similar to legal transactions on the basis of Article 6 (1) lit GDPR are processed, this data will be deleted after the retention period has expired These periods are routinely deleted if they are no longer required to fulfill or initiate a contract and/or we have no legitimate interest in continuing to store them.
When processing personal data on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit Data is stored until the data subject exercises his or her right to object in accordance with Art. 21 (1) GDPR, unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing that outweigh the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject, or the processing serves the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims.
When personal data is processed for the purpose of direct advertising on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit. 21 Para. 2 GDPR.
If the other information in this declaration about specific Unless otherwise indicated by the current processing situation, stored personal data will be deleted when they are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.

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