Privacy policy

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 will inform you about the handling of your personal data when using our website. Personal data are 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 Maximilian Schilling, Maximilian Schilling, Fleischergasse 7, 07546 Gera, Germany, Tel .: 015122285785 (do not call, please use the number in the imprint), E-Mail: max.schilling@ok.de. The person responsible for processing personal data is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data.

1.3 For security reasons and to protect the transmission of personal data and other confidential content (e.g. orders or inquiries to the person responsible), this website uses 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 you visit our website

If you only use our website for informational purposes, i.e. 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, which is technically necessary for us to display the website to you:

  • Our visited website
  • Date and time at the time of access
  • Amount of data sent in bytes
  • Source / reference from which you came to the page
  • Browser used
  • Operating system used
  • IP address used (if applicable: in anonymous form)

Processing takes place in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR based on 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 check the server log files retrospectively if there are concrete indications of illegal use.

3) hosting

Hosted by Shopify
We use the shop system of the service provider Shopify International Limited, Victoria Buildings, 2nd floor, 1-2 Haddington Road, Dublin 4, D04 XN32, Ireland ("Shopify"), for the purpose of hosting and displaying the online shop on the basis of a Processing on our behalf. All data collected on our website is processed on Shopify's servers. As part of the aforementioned Shopify services, data can also be processed further on behalf of Shopify Inc., 150 Elgin St, Ottawa, ON K2P 1L4, Canada, Shopify Data Processing (USA) Inc., Shopify Payments (USA) Inc . or Shopify (USA) Inc. In the event that data is transmitted to Shopify Inc. in Canada, the European Commission's adequacy decision guarantees the appropriate level of data protection. Shopify Data Processing (USA) Inc., Shopify Payments (USA) Inc. and Shopify (USA) Inc. in the USA are certified for the US-European data protection agreement "Privacy Shield", which ensures compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU guaranteed.
Further information on data protection from Shopify can be found on the following website: https://www.shopify.de/legal/datenschutz
Further processing on servers other than the aforementioned from Shopify will only take place within the framework specified below.

4) cookies

In order to make visiting 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 again after the end of the browser session, i.e. after you close your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your end device and enable your browser to be recognized the next time you visit (so-called persistent cookies). If cookies are set, they collect and process specific user information such as browser and location data as well as IP address values. Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which can differ depending on the cookie. The duration of the respective cookie storage can be found in the overview of the cookie settings in your web browser.

In some cases, cookies are used to simplify the ordering process by saving settings (e.g. remembering the contents of a virtual shopping cart for a later visit to the website). If personal data is also processed by individual cookies we use, processing takes place in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR either for the execution of the contract, according to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR in the case of a given consent or in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR to safeguard our legitimate interests in the best possible functionality of the website and a customer-friendly and effective design of the page visit.

Please note that you can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and individually decide whether to accept them or to exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general. Each browser differs in the way it manages cookie settings. This is described in the help menu of every browser, which explains how you can change your cookie settings. You can find these for the respective browser under the following links:

Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/de-de/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/de/kb/cookies-erlauben-und-ablehnen
Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=de&hlrm=en
Safari: https://support.apple.com/de-de/guide/safari/sfri11471/12.0/mac/10.14
Opera: https://help.opera.com/de/latest/web-preferences/#cookies

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

5) Contact

5.1 When you contact us (e.g. using the contact form or email), personal data is collected. Which data is collected in the case of a contact form can be seen from the respective contact form. This data is stored and used exclusively for the purpose of answering your request or for establishing contact and the associated technical administration. The legal basis for the processing of this data is our legitimate interest in answering your request in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. If your contact is aimed at concluding a contract, the additional legal basis for processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR. Your data will be deleted after your request has been processed. This is the case if it can be inferred from the circumstances that the matter in question has been finally clarified and provided that there are no statutory retention requirements.

5.2 WhatsApp business

We offer visitors to our website the opportunity to contact us via the WhatsApp messaging service of WhatsApp Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbor, Dublin 2, Ireland. For this we use the so-called "business version" of WhatsApp.

If you contact us via WhatsApp about a specific transaction (for example, an order placed), we will save and use the mobile phone number you use on WhatsApp and - if provided - your first and last name in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b. GDPR to process and answer your request. On the same legal basis, we will ask you via WhatsApp to provide further data (order number, customer number, address or e-mail address) so that we can assign your request to a specific process.

Use our WhatsApp contact for general inquiries (for example about the range of services, availability or our website) and we will use the mobile phone number you use on WhatsApp and - if provided - your first and last name in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit . f GDPR based on our legitimate interest in the efficient and timely provision of the desired information.

Your data will only ever be used to answer your request via WhatsApp. A disclosure to third parties does not occur.

Please note that WhatsApp Business has access to the address book of the mobile device we use for this purpose and automatically transfers the phone numbers stored in the address book to a server of the parent company Facebook Inc. in the USA. To operate our WhatsApp business account, we use a mobile device whose address book only stores the WhatsApp contact details of those users who have also contacted us via WhatsApp.

This ensures that every person whose WhatsApp contact details are stored in our address book, already 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 para. 1 lit. a GDPR has consented. A transmission of data from users who do not use WhatsApp and / or who have not contacted us via WhatsApp is therefore excluded.

Facebook Inc., based in the USA, is certified for the US-European data protection agreement “Privacy Shield”, which guarantees compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU.

The 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 for the protection of your privacy can be found in WhatsApp's data protection information: https://www.whatsapp.com/legal/?eea=1# privacy-policy

6) Data processing when opening a customer account and for contract processing

According to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR, personal data will continue to be collected and processed if you provide them to us to carry out a contract or when opening a customer account. Which data is collected can be seen from the respective input forms. A deletion of your customer account is possible at any time and can be done by sending a message to the o.g. Address of the person responsible. We save and use the data you have provided to process the contract. After the contract has been fully processed or your customer account has been deleted, your data will be blocked with due regard to tax and commercial retention periods and deleted after these periods have expired, unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data or we reserve the right to further use your data as permitted by law has been.

7) Comment function

As part of the comment function on this website, in addition to your comment, information on the time the comment was created and the name of the commentator you have chosen are stored and published on this website. Your IP address is also recorded and saved. The IP address is stored for security reasons and in the event that the person concerned violates the rights of third parties or posts illegal content by submitting a comment. We need your e-mail address in order to contact you if a third party should object to your published content as illegal. The legal basis for the storage of your data is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b and f GDPR. We reserve the right to delete comments if third parties complain that they are illegal.

8) Use of your data for direct mail

8.1 Registration for our e-mail newsletter

If you register for our e-mail newsletter, we will send you regular information about our offers. The only mandatory information for sending the newsletter is your e-mail address. The provision of further data is voluntary and is used to be able to address you personally. We use the so-called double opt-in procedure to send the newsletter. This means that we will only send you an e-mail newsletter if you have expressly confirmed to us that you consent to the receipt of the newsletter. We will then send you a confirmation email asking you to click on a link to confirm that you want to receive the newsletter in the future.

By activating the confirmation link, you give us your consent to the use of your personal data in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR. When you register for the newsletter, we save 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 any possible misuse of your e-mail address at a later point in time. The data collected by us when registering for the newsletter are used exclusively for the purpose of advertising via the newsletter. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time using the link provided in the newsletter or by sending a message to the person responsible mentioned above. After you have unsubscribed, your e-mail address 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.

8.2 Newsletter dispatch via Omnisend

Our e-mail newsletters are sent via the technical service provider Omnisend (Soundest Ltd., Unit a3, Gateway Tower, 32 Western Gateway, London E16 1YL, United Kingdom), to whom we pass on the data you provided when you registered for the newsletter. This transfer takes place in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR and serves our legitimate interest in using an effective, secure and user-friendly newsletter system. The data you enter for the purpose of receiving the newsletter (e.g. email address) are stored on Omnisend's servers in the EU.

Omnisend uses this information to send and statistically evaluate the newsletter on our behalf. For the evaluation, the e-mails sent contain so-called web beacons or tracking pixels, which represent one-pixel image files that are stored on our website. In this way it can be determined whether a newsletter message has been opened and which links have been clicked. Technical information is also recorded (e.g. time of access, IP address, browser type and operating system). The data is collected exclusively in pseudonymized form and is not linked to your other personal data; direct personal reference is excluded. This data is used exclusively for the statistical analysis of newsletter campaigns. The results of these analyzes can be used to better adapt future newsletters to the interests of the recipients. If you want to object to the data analysis for statistical evaluation purposes, you must unsubscribe from the newsletter.

Furthermore, Omnisend can use this data in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR itself due to its own legitimate interest in the needs-based design and optimization of the service as well as for market research purposes, for example to determine from which countries the recipients come. However, Omnisend does not use the data of our newsletter recipients to write to them itself or to pass them on to third parties.

We have concluded an order processing contract with Omnisend, with which we oblige Omnisend to protect our customers' data and not to pass it on to third parties.

You can view Omnisend's data protection regulations here: https://www.omnisend.com/privacy

9) Data processing for order processing

9.1 To process your order, we work together with the following service provider (s) 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.

The personal data collected by us will be passed on to the transport company commissioned with the delivery as part of the contract processing, insofar as this is necessary for the delivery of the goods. We will pass on your payment data to the commissioned credit institution as part of the payment processing, if this is necessary for the payment processing. If payment service providers are used, we will explicitly inform you about this below. The legal basis for the transfer of data is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR.

9.2 Use of payment service providers (payment services)

- Klarna
If a Klarna payment service is selected, 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 processing of the payment, your personal data (first and last name, street, house number, zip code, city, gender, email address, telephone number and IP address) as well as data related to the order are stored (e.g. invoice amount, article, type of delivery) passed on to Klarna for the purpose of checking the identity and creditworthiness, provided that you are here in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a DSGVO have expressly consented in the course of 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 (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 procedure. The calculation of the score values includes, but is not limited to, address data. Klarna uses the information received about the statistical probability of a payment default 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 details are 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 "installment payment" via PayPal, we give your payment data to PayPal (Europe) S.a.r.l. as part of the payment process. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg (hereinafter "PayPal"). The transfer takes place in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR and only insofar as this is necessary for payment processing.
PayPal reserves the right to carry out a credit check for the payment methods credit card via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal or - if offered - "purchase on account" or "payment in installments" via PayPal. For this purpose, your payment data may be processed in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR passed on to credit agencies on the basis of PayPal's legitimate interest in determining your solvency. PayPal uses the result of the credit check with regard to the statistical probability of default 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 procedure. The calculation of the score values includes, but is not limited to, address data. For more information on data protection, including the credit agencies used, please refer to PayPal's privacy policy: https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full
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 the contractual payment processing.
- Stripe
If you choose a payment method from the payment service provider Stripe, the payment will be processed by the payment service provider Stripe Payments Europe Ltd., 1 Grand Canal Street Lower, Grand Canal Dock, Dublin, Ireland, to whom we will provide the information and information you provided during the ordering process about your order (name, address, account number, bank code, possibly credit card number, invoice amount, currency and transaction number) in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR. Your data will only be passed on for the purpose of processing payments with the payment service provider Stripe Payments Europe Ltd. and only insofar as it is necessary for this. You can find more information about Stripe's data protection at the URL https://stripe.com/de/privacy#translation.

10) Online Marketing

Use of Google Ads conversion tracking

This website uses the online advertising program "Google Ads" and, as part of Google Ads, the conversion tracking of 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 materials (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. Our aim is to show you advertisements that are 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 an Ads ad placed by Google. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device. These cookies usually lose their validity after 30 days and are not used for personal identification. If the user visits certain pages on this website and the cookie has not yet expired, we and Google can see 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 generate 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, they do not receive any information with which users can be personally identified. If you do not want to participate in the tracking, you can block this usage by deactivating the Google conversion tracking cookie in your internet browser under the keyword "User settings". You will then not be included in the conversion tracking statistics. We use Google Ads based on our legitimate interest in targeted advertising in accordance with. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. When using Google Ads, personal data may also be transmitted to the servers of Google LLC. come in the US.

In the event that personal data is transmitted to Google LLC. based in the USA, Google LLC. Certified for the US-European data protection agreement "Privacy Shield", which guarantees compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU. A current certificate can be viewed here: https://www.privacyshield.gov/list

You can find more information about Google's data protection provisions at the following Internet address: https://www.google.de/policies/privacy/

You can permanently deactivate cookies for ad preferences by preventing them by setting your browser software accordingly or by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link:
https://www.google.com/settings/ads/plugin?hl=de

Please note that certain functions of this website may not be able to be used or only to a limited extent if you have deactivated the use of cookies.

As far as legally required, we have your consent to the processing of your data described above in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR obtained. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. In order to exercise your revocation, please follow the option outlined above to make an objection.

11) web analytics services

Hotjar (hotjar Ltd.)

This website uses the Hotjar web analysis service from Hotjar Ltd. Hotjar Ltd. is a European company based in Malta (Hotjar Ltd, Level 2, St Julians Business Center, 3, Elia Zammit Street, St Julians STJ 1000, Malta, Europe Tel .: +1 (855) 464-6788).
With this tool, movements on the websites on which Hotjar is used can be traced (so-called heatmaps). For example, it can be seen how far users scroll and which buttons users click and how often. The tool can also be used to obtain feedback directly from website users. In this way, we obtain valuable information to make our website even faster and more customer-friendly. The above analysis is based on our legitimate interests in optimization and marketing purposes and the interest-based design of our website in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR: We pay particular attention to the protection of your personal data when using this tool. So we can only understand which buttons you click and how far they scroll. Areas of the website in which personal data about you or third parties are displayed are automatically hidden by Hotjar and are therefore never traceable.

Hotjar offers every user the option of preventing the use of the Hotjar tool with the aid of a “Do Not Track Header” so that no data is recorded about the visit to the respective website. This is a setting that supports all common browsers in their current version. To do this, your browser sends a request to Hotjar to deactivate the tracking of the respective user. If you use our website with different browsers / computers, you must set up the “Do Not Track Header” for each of these browsers / computers separately.
You can find detailed instructions with information about your browser at: https://www.hotjar.com/opt-out
More information about Hotjar Ltd. and via the Hotjar tool can be found at: https://www.hotjar.com
The data protection declaration of Hotjar Ltd. can be found at: https://www.hotjar.com/privacy

As far as legally required, we have your consent to the processing of your data described above in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR obtained. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. In order to exercise your revocation, please follow the option outlined above to make an objection.

12) Tools and miscellaneous

sevDesk
We use the sevDesk service of the cloud-based accounting software from sevDesk GmbH, Hauptstraße 115, 77652 Offenburg, to handle the bookkeeping.
SevDesk processes incoming and outgoing invoices as well as, if necessary, the bank movements of our company in order to automatically record invoices, match them to the transactions and use them to create the financial accounting in a partially automated process.
If personal data is also processed here, processing takes place in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR based on our legitimate interest in the efficient organization and documentation of our business processes.
You can find more information about sevDesk GmbH, the automated processing of data and the data protection provisions at https://sevdesk.de/sicherheit-datenschutz/

13) rights of the data subject

13.1 The applicable data protection law grants you comprehensive rights of data subjects (information and intervention rights) vis-à-vis the person responsible with regard to the processing of your personal data, about which we will inform you below:

  • Right to information according to Art. 15 GDPR: In particular, you have the right to information about your personal data processed by us, the processing purposes, the categories of personal data processed, the recipients or categories of recipients to whom your data has been or will be disclosed, the planned Storage period or the criteria for determining the storage period, the existence of a right to correction, deletion, restriction of processing, objection to processing, complaint to a supervisory authority, the origin of your data if we did not collect them from you, the Existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, if necessary, meaningful information about the logic involved and the scope and the intended effects of such processing, as well as your right to be informed about the guarantees in accordance with Art. 46 GDPR when your data is forwarded in D rittlands exist;
  • Right to correction in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR: You have the right to immediate correction of incorrect data concerning you and / or completion of your incomplete data stored by us;
  • Right to deletion according to Art. 17 GDPR: You have the right to request the deletion of your personal data if the requirements of Art. 17 Para. 1 GDPR are met. However, this right does not exist in particular if the processing is necessary to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information, to fulfill a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims;
  • Right to restriction of processing in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR: You have the right to request that the processing of your personal data be restricted as long as the correctness of your data is being checked, if you refuse to delete your data due to inadmissible data processing and instead request the Request restriction of the processing of your data if you need your data to assert, exercise or defend legal claims after we no longer need this data after the purpose has been achieved or if you have objected to reasons of your particular situation, as long as it is not certain whether our legitimate Reasons outweigh;
  • Right to information in accordance with Art. 19 GDPR: If you have asserted the right to correction, deletion or restriction of processing against the person responsible, the person responsible is obliged to notify all recipients to whom the personal data relating to you has been disclosed, this correction or deletion of the data or Notification of the restriction of processing, unless this proves to be impossible or involves a disproportionate effort. You have the right to be informed about these recipients.
  • Right to data portability in accordance with Art. 20 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 transferred to another person responsible, insofar as this is technically feasible;
  • Right to revoke consent given in accordance with Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR: You have the right to revoke your consent to the processing of data at any time with effect for the future. In the event of revocation, we will delete the data concerned immediately, unless further processing can be based on a legal basis for processing without consent. Withdrawing your consent does not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of your consent up to the point of withdrawal;
  • Right to lodge a complaint in accordance with Art. 77 GDPR: If you are of the opinion that the processing of your personal data violates the GDPR, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your place of residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged infringement.

13.2 RIGHT TO OBJECT

IF WE PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA ON THE BASIS OF OUR MAIN LEGITIMATE INTEREST IN THE CONTEXT OF A BALANCING OF INTERESTS, YOU HAVE THE AT ANY TIME TO PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA, FOR REASONS THAT WE GIVE UPON YOUR PARTICULAR SITUATION.
IF YOU MAKE USE OF YOUR RIGHT TO OBJECT, WE WILL END THE PROCESSING OF THE DATA CONCERNED. FURTHER PROCESSING IS RESERVED IF WE CAN PROVE COMPULSORY REASONS FOR PROCESSING THAT OUTSIDE YOUR INTERESTS, FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS, OR IF THE PROCESSING OR EXPRESSION APPLIES.

IF YOUR PERSONAL DATA IS PROCESSED BY US IN ORDER TO OPERATE DIRECT ADVERTISING, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT AT ANY TIME TO THE PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUCH ADVERTISING. YOU MAY OBJECTIVE AS DESCRIBED ABOVE.

IF YOU MAKE USE OF YOUR RIGHT TO OBJECT, WE WILL END THE PROCESSING OF THE DATA AFFECTED FOR DIRECT ADVERTISING PURPOSES.

14) Duration of storage of personal data

The duration of the storage of personal data is 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 express consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR, this data is stored until the person concerned revokes his consent.

Are there any statutory retention periods for data that are required within the scope of legal or similar obligations on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR are processed, this data is routinely deleted after the retention period has expired, provided that it is no longer required to fulfill or initiate a contract and / or we have no legitimate interest in further storage.

When processing personal data on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR, this data is stored until the person concerned exercises his right of objection according to Art. 21 Para. 1 GDPR, unless we can prove compelling legitimate reasons for the processing that outweigh the interests, rights and freedoms of the person concerned, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

When processing personal data for the purpose of direct advertising on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR, this data is stored until the person concerned exercises his right of objection according to Art. 21 Para. 2 GDPR.

Unless otherwise stated in the other information in this declaration about specific processing situations, stored personal data will otherwise be deleted when they are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.