Privacy policy

Data protection

The person responsible for data processing is:
Heike Burmeister
Villastrasse 31
55597 Wöllstein
Germany
info@brands-of-germany.com

Thank you for your interest in our online shopThe protection of your privacy is very important to usIn the following we will inform you in detail about the handling of your data.


1ACCESS DATA AND HOSTING

You can visit our website without giving any personal informationEach time a website is called up, the web server only automatically saves a so-called server log file, e.g.Contains the name of the requested file, your IP address, the date and time of the call, the amount of data transferred and the requesting provider (access data) and documents the callThese access data are evaluated exclusively for the purpose of ensuring trouble-free operation of the site and improving our offerThis serves to safeguard our predominantly legitimate interests in a correct presentation of our offer in accordance with Art6 para1 p1 litf GDPRAll access data will be deleted no later than seven days after the end of your visit to the website.


HOSTING

The services for hosting and displaying the website are partially provided by our service providers as part of processing on our behalfUnless otherwise stated in this data protection declaration, all access data and all data collected in the forms provided on this website are processed on your serversIf you have any questions about our service providers and the basis of our cooperation with them, please use the contact option described in this data protection declaration.

Our service providers are based and/or use servers in the following countries for which the European Commission has determined an appropriate level of data protection by resolution:Canada

Our service providers are based and/or use servers in the USA and in other countries outside the EU and the EEAThere is no adequacy decision by the European Commission for these countriesOur cooperation with them is based on standard data protection clauses of the European Commission


2DATA PROCESSING FOR CONTRACT PROCESSING, CONTACTING AND OPENING A CUSTOMER ACCOUNT

We collect personal data if you give us this in the context of your order or when you contact us (e.g.voluntarily via contact form or email)Mandatory fields are marked as such, because in these cases we need the data to process the contractto process your contact and you need to place the order orcannot send the contactWhich data is collected can be seen from the respective input formsWe use the data you have provided to process contracts and to process your inquiries in accordance with Art6 para1 p1 litb GDPR.
Insofar as you have given your consent in accordance with Art6 para1 p1 lita GDPR by deciding to open a customer account, we will use your data for the purpose of opening a customer accountFurther information on the processing of your data, in particular on the transfer to our service providers for the purpose of order, payment and shipping processing, can be found in the following sections of this data protection declarationAfter the contract has been fully processed or your customer account has been deleted, your data will be restricted for further processing and after expiry of the retention periods under tax and commercial law in accordance with Art6 para1 p1 litc GDPR, unless you expressly consent to further use of your data in accordance with Art6 para1 p1 lita GDPR or we reserve the right to use data beyond this, which is permitted by law and about which we will inform you in this declarationThe deletion of your customer account is possible at any time and can be done either by sending a message to the contact option described in this data protection declaration or using a function provided for this purpose in the customer account.


3DATA PROCESSING FOR THE PURPOSE OF SHIPPING PROCESSING

To fulfill the contract according to Art6 para1 p1 litb GDPR, we pass on your data to the shipping service provider commissioned with the delivery, insofar as this is necessary for the delivery of ordered goods.


4thDATA PROCESSING FOR PAYMENT PROCESSING

When processing payments in our online shop, we work together with these partners:technical service providers, credit institutions, payment service providers.


4.1 DATA PROCESSING FOR TRANSACTION PROCESSING

Depending on the selected payment method, we pass on the data necessary for processing the payment transaction to our technical service providers who work for us in the context of order processing, or to the commissioned credit institutions or to the selected payment service provider, insofar as this is necessary to process the paymentThis serves to fulfill the contract in accordance with Art6 para1 p1 litb GDPRIn some cases, the payment service providers collect the data required to process the payment themselves, e.g.on your own website or via a technical integration in the ordering processThe data protection declaration of the respective payment service provider applies in this respect.
If you have any questions about our partners for payment processing and the basis of our cooperation with them, please use the contact option described in this data protection declaration.


4.2 DATA PROCESSING FOR THE PURPOSE OF FRAUD PREVENTION AND OPTIMIZATION OF OUR PAYMENT PROCESSES

If necessary, we give our service providers additional data, which they can use together with the data necessary to process the payment as our contract processors for the purpose of fraud prevention and the optimization of our payment processes (e.g.Invoicing, processing disputed payments, accounting support)According to Art6 para1 p1 litf GDPR to safeguard our legitimate interests, which are predominant in the context of a weighing up of interests, in our protection against fraud oran efficient payment management.


5ADVERTISING BY EMAIL


E-MAIL NEWSLETTER WITH REGISTRATION

If you register for our newsletter, we use the data required for this or separately provided by you in order to regularly send you our e-mail newsletter based on your consent in accordance with Art6 para1 p1 lita GDPRUnsubscribing from the newsletter is possible at any time and can be done either by sending a message to the contact option described below or via a link provided in the newsletterAfter unsubscribing, we will delete your email address from the recipient list, unless you have expressly requested further use of your data in accordance with Art6 para1 p1 lita GDPR or we reserve the right to use data beyond this that is permitted by law and about which we will inform you in this declaration.


6thCOOKIES AND OTHER TECHNOLOGIES


GENERAL INFORMATION

In order to make visiting our website attractive and to enable the use of certain functions, we use technologies including so-called cookies on various pagesCookies are small text files that are automatically saved on your deviceSome of the cookies we use are deleted again at the end of the browser session, i.e. after you close your browser (so-calledSession cookies)Other cookies remain on your device and enable us to recognize your browser the next time you visit (persistent cookies).
We use technologies that are necessary for the use of certain functions of our website (e.g.Shopping cart function) are absolutely necessaryThese technologies collect the IP address, time of your visit, device and browser information and information about your use of our website (eB.Information on the content of the shopping cart) is collected and processedIn the context of a weighing of interests, this serves predominantly legitimate interests in an optimized presentation of our offer in accordance with Art6 para1 p1 litf GDPR.

In addition, we use technologies to fulfill the legal obligations to which we are subject (e.g.to be able to prove consent to the processing of your personal data) as well as for web analysis and online marketingFurther information on this, including the respective legal basis for data processing, can be found in the following sections of this data protection declaration.

You can find the cookie settings for your browser under the following links:Microsoft Edge ™ [https://support.microsoft.com/de-de/help/4027947/microsoft-edge-delete-cookies]/Safari ™ [https://support.apple.com/de-de/guide/safari/sfri11471/12.0/mac/10.14]/Chrome ™ [https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=de&hlrm=en]/Firefox ™ [https://support.mozilla.org/de/products/firefox/protect-your-privacy/cookies]/Opera ™ [https://help.opera.com/de/latest/web-preferences/ #cookies]

If you have consented to the use of the technologies in accordance with Art6 para1 p1 lita GDPR, you can revoke your consent at any time by sending a message to the contact option described in the data protection declaration.


7thUSE OF COOKIES AND OTHER TECHNOLOGIES FOR WEB ANALYSIS AND ADVERTISING PURPOSES

Insofar as you have given your consent in accordance with Art6 para1 p1 lita GDPR, we use the following cookies and other third-party technologies on our websiteAfter the purpose and end of the use of the respective technology by us, the data collected in this context will be deletedYou can revoke your consent at any time with future effectYou can find more information about your cancellation options in the section"Cookies and other technologies"For more information, including how we work with each vendor, see each technologyIf you have any questions about the providers and the basis of our cooperation with them, please use the contact option described in this data protection declaration.


USE OF GOOGLE SERVICES

We use the following technologies from Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland ("Google")The information automatically collected by Google technologies about your use of our website is usually transmitted to and stored on a server operated by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USAThere is no adequacy decision by the European Commission for the USAOur cooperation with them is based on standard data protection clauses of the European CommissionIf your IP address is collected using Google technologies, it will be shortened by activating IP anonymization before it is saved on Google's serversThe full IP address is only transmitted to a Google server and shortened there in exceptional casesUnless otherwise specified for the individual technologies, data processing takes place on the basis of an agreement concluded for the respective technology between jointly responsible parties in accordance with Art26 GDPRYou can find more information about data processing by Google in Google's data protection information [https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de].

GOOGLE ANALYTICS

For the purpose of website analysis, Google Analytics data (IP address, time of visit, device and browser information and information about your use of our website) are automatically collected and stored, from which usage profiles are created using pseudonymsCookies may be usedYour IP address will generally not be merged with other Google dataThe data processing takes place on the basis of an agreement on order processing by Google.


8thSOCIAL MEDIA


8.1 SOCIAL PLUGINS FROM FACEBOOK, TWITTER, INSTAGRAM, PINTEREST

Social buttons are used by social networks on our websiteThese are only integrated into the page as HTML links, so that when our website is accessed, no connection is established with the servers of the respective providerIf you click on one of the buttons, the website of the respective social network opens in a new window in your browserpress the like or share button.


8.2 OUR ONLINE PRESENCE ON FACEBOOK, TWITTER, INSTAGRAM, PINTEREST

Insofar as you have given your consent in accordance with Art6 para1 p1 lita GDPR to the respective social media operator, when you visit our online presence on the social media mentioned above, your data is automatically collected and stored for market research and advertising purposes, from which usage profiles are created using pseudonymsThese can be used to e.g.To place advertisements inside and outside the platforms that presumably correspond to your interestsCookies are usually used for this purposeThe detailed information on the processing and use of the data by the respective social media operator as well as a contact option and your related rights and setting options to protect your privacy can be found in the data protection information of the providers linked belowIf you still need help in this regard, you can contact us.

Facebook [https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/] is an offer from Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland (“Facebook Ireland”). The information about yours automatically collected by Facebook Ireland Use of our online presence on Facebook is usually transferred to a server operated by Facebook, Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA and stored thereThere is no adequacy decision by the European Commission for the USAOur cooperation with them is based on standard data protection clauses of the European CommissionData processing when visiting a Facebook fan page is based on an agreement between jointly responsible parties in accordance with Art26 GDPRFurther information (information on Insights data) can be found here [https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/information_about_page_insights_data].

Twitter [https://twitter.com/de/privacy] is an offer from Twitter International Company, One Cumberland Place, Fenian Street, Dublin 2, D02 AX07, Ireland ("Twitter")The information automatically collected by Twitter about your use of our online presence on Twitter is usually transmitted to a server operated by Twitter, Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA and stored thereThere is no adequacy decision by the European Commission for the USAOur cooperation with them is based on standard data protection clauses of the European Commission

Instagram [https://help.instagram.com/519522125107875] is an offer from Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland (“Facebook Ireland”) The information automatically collected by Facebook Ireland about your use of our online - Presence on Instagram is usually transmitted to a server of Facebook, Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA and stored thereThere is no adequacy decision by the European Commission for the USAOur cooperation with them is based on standard data protection clauses of the European CommissionData processing when visiting an Instagram fan page is based on an agreement between jointly responsible parties in accordance with Art26 GDPRFurther information (information on Insights data) can be found here [https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/information_about_page_insights_data].

Pinterest [https://about.pinterest.com/de/privacy-policy] is an offer from Pinterest Europe Ltd., Palmerston House, 2nd Floor, Fenian Street, Dublin 2, Ireland ("Pinterest")The information automatically collected by Pinterest about your use of our online presence on Pinterest is usually transmitted to and stored on a server operated by Pinterest, Inc., 505 Brannan St., San Francisco, CA 94107, USAThere is no adequacy decision by the European Commission for the USAOur cooperation with them is based on standard data protection clauses of the European Commission


9CONTACT POSSIBILITIES AND YOUR RIGHTS

As a data subject, you have the following rights:

* according to Art15 GDPR, you have the right to request information about your personal data processed by us to the extent specified therein;
* according to Art16 GDPR, you have the right to immediately request the correction of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored by us;
* according to Art17 GDPR, you have the right to request the deletion of your personal data stored by us, unless further processing
* to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information;
* to fulfill a legal obligation;
* for reasons of public interest or
* is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims;
* according to Art18 GDPR, you have the right to request that the processing of your personal data be restricted, insofar as
* you dispute the accuracy of the data;
* the processing is unlawful, but you refuse to delete it;
* we no longer need the data, but you need them to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or
* According to Art21 GDPR you have lodged an objection to the processing;
* according to Art20 GDPR, you have the right to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request that it be transmitted to another person responsible;
* according to Art77 GDPR, you have the right to complain to a supervisory authorityAs a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or work or our company headquarters.

If you have any questions about the collection, processing or use of your personal data, information, correction, restriction or deletion of data as well as revocation of granted consent or objection to a specific use of data, please contact us directly using the contact details in our imprint.

Right to object

Insofar as we process personal data as explained above in order to safeguard our legitimate interests, which are predominant in the context of a weighing of interests, you can object to this processing with effect for the futureIf the processing is carried out for direct marketing purposes, you can exercise this right at any time as described aboveIf the processing takes place for other purposes, you only have a right of objection if there are reasons that arise from your particular situation.

After exercising your right of objection, we will no longer process your personal data for these purposes unless we can prove compelling legitimate reasons for the processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or if the processing requires the assertion, exercise or defense of Serves legal claims.

This does not apply if the processing is carried out for direct marketing purposesThen we will no longer process your personal data for this purpose.


Data protection declaration created with the Trusted Shops [https://legal.trustedshops.com/] legal copywriter in cooperation with FÖHLISCH Rechtsanwälte [https://foehlisch.com].