Data protection declarati


§ 1 Information regarding the collection of personal data

(1) We will always inform you about the collection of personal data when using our website. Personal data is information that refers to you personally, such as name, address, email addresses, user behaviour.

(2) The responsible person according to Article 4 Paragraph 7 EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is given in our imprint. You can contact our data protection officer at our postal address, for the attention of “der Datenschutzbeauftragte“ (The data protection officer) or at our email address:

(3) When you contact us by email or via a contact form, we store the data provided by you (your email address, with your name and your phone number) in order to answer your questions. We will delete this data once storing it is no longer required, or we limit its processing, if there is a legal obligation to keep such information.

(4) In the event that we need to revert to contracted providers for individual functionalities of our offer or if we want to use your data for marketing purposes, we will always inform you as detailed regarding the respective processes. In this instance, we will also indicate the predetermined criteria of the storage period.


§ 2 Your rights

(1) You have the following rights regarding your personal data:

  •  right of information,
  •  right to demand collection or deletion,
  •  right of restriction of processing,
  •  right of objection to processing,
  •  right of data portability.

(2) In addition, you have the right to complain to the data protection supervisory authority about the processing of your personal data by us.


§ 3 Collection of personal data when visiting our website

(1) If you only use our website for information purposes, i.e. if you do not register or submit information in any other way, we only collect the personal data that your browser transfers to our server. When you visit our website, we collect the following data, which we require from a technical point of view to show you our website and guarantee stability and safety. (Legal basis is Article 6 Paragraph 1 S. 1 lit. f of the DS-GVO, i.e. GDPR):

  • IP address
  • date and time of enquiry
  • time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • content of request (specific page)
  • access status/HTTP status code
  • volume of data transmitted
  • website that the request comes from
  • browser
  • operating system and its interface
  • language and version of browser software.

(2) In addition to the previously mentioned data, when using our website, cookies are stored on your computer. Cookies are small text files, which are stored on your hard drive and filed according to your browser, providing the organisation that places the cookie (in this case us) with certain information. Cookies cannot run programs or transmit viruses onto your computer. Their purpose is to make the internet more user-friendly and more effective.

(3) Use of cookies:

a) This website uses the following types of cookies; their extent and functionality will be explained hereafter:

  •  Transient cookies (see b)
  •  Persistent cookies (see c).

b) Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser. Among them are mainly the session cookies. These store a so-called session ID, allowing the different enquiries of your browser to be assigned accordingly. Your computer can then be recognised, when you return to our website. The session cookies are deleted when you log off or close the browser.

c) Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a pre-determined period that differs depending upon the cookie. You can delete the cookies in your security settings at any time.

d) You can configure your browser settings to suit your personal requirements; for instance, you can refuse the acceptance of Third Party cookies or any cookies at all. Please note that this might lead to you not being able to use all the functionalities of this website.

e) If you have an account with us, we use cookies to identify you for subsequent visits. Otherwise, you must log in for every visit.

f) Possibly used flash cookies are not collected by your browser but by your flash plug-in. Furthermore, we use HTML5 storage objects, which are filed on your device. These objects store the necessary data independent of the browser that you use and do not have an automatic expiry date. If you do not wish the processing of flash cookies, you must install a suitable add-on, such as “Better Privacy” for Mozilla Firefox ( or the as Adobe-Flash-Killer-Cookie for Google Chrome. You can prevent the use of HTML5 storage objects by setting your browser to private mode. We also recommend to manually delete the cookies’ and browser history on a regular basis.


§ 4 Further functionalities and offers on our website

(1) In addition to using our website for purely informative purposes, we offer different services that you can use, if you are interested. In order to do so, you generally must enter further personal data, which we use to provide the respective service. The aforementioned regulations for data processing apply.

(2) We partly use external service providers to process your data. These have been carefully selected and contracted by us, they are bound to follow our instructions and are monitored on a regular basis.

(3) We can also pass your personal data onto Third Parties, when campaigns, competitions, contract conclusions or similar services are offered in conjunction with our partners. Further information about this is provided when you are entering your personal data or within the description of the respective offer.

(4) When the headquarters of our service providers or partners are outside of the European Economic Area (EEA), we will inform you about the consequences of this situation within the description of the offer.


§ 5 Objection to or revocation of the processing of your data

(1) If you have agreed to the processing of your data, you can revoke this consent at any time. A revocation has an immediate impact on the legitimacy of the processing of your personal data.

(2) Insofar as we base the processing of your personal data on the balancing of interests, you have the right to object to the processing. This applies in particular if the processing is not required to fulfil a contract with you; this is explained within the following description of the functionalities. If you exercise your right of revocation, please explain your reasons as to why you do not want us to process your personal data accordingly. In the event of your justified revocation, we will review the situation and will either cease or adapt the processing of your data or demonstrate our compelling legitimate grounds for continuing the data processing.

(3) You can object to the processing of your personal data for marketing and data analysis purposes at any time. Simply email for information about your right to object to the use of your data for advertising purposes.


§ 6 use of our web shop

(1) If you wish to order from our web shop, you are obliged, for the conclusion of the contract, to enter your personal data, which we require for processing your order. The mandatory fields for the processing of the contract are marked separately, additional details are voluntary. The data submitted by you is used to process your order. We are entitled to pass on your payment data to our bank. The respective legal basis is Article 6 Paragraph. 1 S. 1 lit. b DS-GVO, i.e. GDPR.

We can also use the data provided by you to inform you about further interesting products from our portfolio or to send you emails with technical information.

(2) For commercial and tax reasons, we are obliged to store your address, payment and order date for a period of ten years. However, after two years we restrict the processing, i.e. your data is only used to comply with the legal obligations.

(3) In order to prevent unauthorised access by Third Parties to your personal data, especially bank details, we encrypt the order process using TLS- technology.

§ 7 Verwendung von Social Plugins (facebook, youtube)

Auf unserer Website werden sogenannte Social Plugins („Plugins“) sozialer Netzwerke wie Facebook und YouTube verwendet. Diese Dienste werden von den Unternehmen Facebook Inc. und Google Inc. angeboten („Anbieter“). Facebook wird von der Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”) betrieben. Eine Übersicht über die Plugins von Facebook und deren Aussehen finden Sie hier: 

Die YouTube LLC ist eine Tochtergesellschaft der Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA („Google“), und wird von dieser betrieben. Eine Übersicht über die Plugins von Google und deren Aussehen finden Sie hier:

Wenn Sie eine Seite unseres Webauftritts aufrufen, die ein solches Plugin enthält, stellt Ihr Browser eine direkte Verbindung zu den Servern von Google oder Facebook her. Der Inhalt des Plugins wird vom jeweiligen Anbieter direkt an Ihren Browser übermittelt und in die Seite eingebunden. Durch die Einbindung der Plugins erhalten die Anbieter die Information, dass Ihr Browser die entsprechende Seite unseres Webauftritts aufgerufen hat, auch wenn Sie kein Profil bei dem entsprechenden sozialen Netzwerk besitzen oder gerade nicht eingeloggt sind. Diese Information (einschließlich Ihrer IP-Adresse) wird von Ihrem Browser direkt an einen Server des jeweiligen Anbieters (z. B. in die USA) übermittelt und dort gespeichert. Sind Sie bei einem der sozialen Netzwerke eingeloggt, können die Anbieter den Besuch unserer Website Ihrem Profil z. B. auf Facebook bzw. YouTube unmittelbar zuordnen. Wenn Sie mit den Plugins interagieren, zum Beispiel den „Gefällt mir“-Button betätigen, wird die entsprechende Information ebenfalls direkt an einen Server der Anbieter übermittelt und dort gespeichert. Die Informationen werden außerdem in dem sozialen Netzwerk veröffentlicht und dort Ihren Kontakten angezeigt. Zweck und Umfang der Datenerhebung und die weitere Verarbeitung und Nutzung der Daten durch die Anbieter sowie Ihre diesbezüglichen Rechte und Einstellungsmöglichkeiten zum Schutz Ihrer Privatsphäre entnehmen Sie bitte den Datenschutzhinweisen der Anbieter.

Datenschutzhinweise von Facebook:

Datenschutzhinweise von Google:

Datenschutzhinweise von YouTube:

Wenn Sie nicht möchten, dass Google oder Facebook, die über unseren Webauftritt gesammelten Daten unmittelbar Ihrem Profil in dem jeweiligen sozialen Netzwerk zuordnen, müssen Sie sich vor Ihrem Besuch unserer Website bei dem entsprechenden Netzwerk ausloggen. Sie können das Laden der Plugins auch mit Add-Ons für Ihren Browser komplett verhindern, z. B. mit dem Skript-Blocker „NoScript“ (