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Data protection

Thank you very much for your interest in our shop and our products.
Your privacy and satisfaction is very important to us. Please take note of the following information:

Collection, processing and use of personal data
Basically, you can visit our website without us collecting your personal data. We collect personal data only when you provide it to us for the purpose of performing a contract, opening a customer account or as part of making contact. Without your express consent this data is solely used for the processing of the contract and processing of your enquiries. After completed processing of the contract your data is saved, observing the compulsory period of record-keeping as per tax and commercial law and will be deleted after the end of said periods.

Passing on of personal data
Personal data acquired from you as part of contract processing will be passed on to the transport company employed for the delivery, insofar as this is necessary for the delivery of the goods. For the processing of payments we must pass on the relevant data to the authorized financial institution.

When paying by credit card via paypal or by direct debit via PayPal, we will pass on your payment details for the purposes of payment transaction to PayPal (Europe) S.à r.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg. More details regarding data protection by PayPal (Europe) S.à r.l. et Cie, S.C.A. can be found here.

Newsletter subscription
Beyond that, personal data is only collected if you subscribe to our e-mail newsletter. This data is used by us for our own advertising purposes in the form of our e-mail newsletter, provided you have given your express consent in this place as follows: "Subscribe to newsletter"
You may unsubscribe to the newsletter any time by clicking on the respective link in the newsletter or by sending us a message to this effect. After completed unsubscription, your e-mail address will be deleted immediately.

Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer, to help with the analysis how users use the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website are usually transferred and stored to Google server in the USA. In the case of activation of IP anonymisation on this website, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within the Member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, your complete IP address is transmitted to a Google server in the USA 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 services related to website use and Internet use vis-à-vis the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be combined with other data by Google. You may refuse to store cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser software; however, we would point out that, in this case, you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. In addition, you can prevent Google from collecting and processing data generated by the cookies about your usage of the website (including your IP address), using the following link (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de) and downloading the available browser plugin and installing it.

For more information, please visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de or http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/privacyoverview.html (general information about Google Analytics and Data Protection). We would like to inform you that on this website, the Google Analytics code "gat._anonymizeIp ();" has been extended to ensure an anonymous collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).

This website uses so-called "cookies" which serve the purpose of making our internet appearance altogether more user-friendly, more effective and more secure – for instance with regard to speeding up the navigation of our website. Furthermore, cookies allow us to track the frequency of site visits and measure general navigation. Cookies are small text files, which are saved on your computer system. We would like to point out that some of these cookies are loaded from our server onto your computer system, whereby these are mostly so-called "Session-Cookies". "Session-Cookies" are characterised by the fact that they are automatically deleted from your harddrive after your browsing session.
 Other cookies remain on your computer and enable us to identify your computer system on your next visit (so-called permanent cookies). Of course you can always refuse cookies if your browser allows this. Please note that certain functions of this website may not be usable or used only to a limited extent if your browser is set not to accept cookies (from our website).