DATA PROTECTION DECLARATION

Unless stated otherwise below, the provision of your personal data is neither legally nor contractually obligatory, nor required for conclusion of a contract. You are not obliged to provide your data. Not providing it will have no consequences. This only applies as long as the processing procedures below do not state otherwise.“Personal data” is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.
 

Server logfiles

You can use our websites without submitting personal data. Every time you access our website, user data is transmitted by your internet browser and stored in protocol files (server log files). This stored data includes e.g. name of the site called up, date and time of the request, amount of data transferred and the provider making the request. This data serves exclusively to ensure smooth operation of our website and to improve our offering. It is not possible to assign this data to a particular person.
 

Collection and processing when using the contact form  

When you use the contact form we will only collect your personal data (name, email address, message text) in the scope provided by you. The data processing is for the purpose of making contact. By submitting your message you agree to the processing of your transmitted data. Processing will be carried out on the basis of art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR with your consent.You can withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us without affecting the legality of the processing carried out with your consent up to the withdrawal. We will only use your email address to process your request. Finally your data will be deleted, unless you have agreed to further processing and use.
 

Collection, processing, and use of personal data in orders  

 When you submit an order, we only collect and use your personal data where this is necessary for the fulfilment and handling of your requests. The provision of data is necessary for conclusion of a contract. Failure to provide it will prevent the conclusion of any contract. The processing will occur on the basis of art. 6 (1) lit. b GDPR and is required for the fulfilment of a contract with you. We will not forward your data to third parties without your explicit consent. This only excludes our service partners which we require in order to handle the contractual relationship or service providers we use to process an order. Along with the recipients named in the clauses of this data protection declaration, these may be recipients in the following categories: Shipping providers, payment service providers, merchandise management service providers, service providers for order processing, web hosts, IT service providers and dropshipping dealers. We will comply strictly with legal requirements in every case. The scope of data transmission is restricted to a minimum.

Use of your email address for mailing of newsletters

 We use your email address outside of contractual processing exclusively to send you a newsletter for our own marketing purposes, if you have explicitly agreed to this. The processing will be carried out on the basis of art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR with your consent. You can withdraw your consent at any time without affecting the legality of the processing carried out with your consent up to the withdrawal. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time using the relevant link in the newsletter or by contacting us. Your email address will then be removed from the distributor. Your data will be forwarded to a service provider for email marketing in the course of order processing. It will not be forwarded to other third parties.
If you would like to receive this newsletter, we need an e-mail address and additional information that will allow us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address provided and agree to receive the newsletter.
We use the so-called double opt-in procedure to ensure that newsletters are sent in a consistent manner. This way the potential recipient can be included in a distribution list. After the registration, the user receives a confirmation e-mail to confirm. The address is only actively included in the distribution list if the registration is confirmed.
We use this data exclusively for sending the requested information and offers.
Newsletter2Go is used as newsletter software. Your data is transmitted to Newsletter2Go GmbH. Newsletter2Go is prohibited from selling your data and from using it for purposes other than sending newsletters. Newsletter2Go is a certified German newsletter software provider, working in accordance with the European directive 95/46, as well as the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG).
More information: https://www.newsletter2go.com/information-for-newsletter-recipients/
When giving a company permission to store your personal data and email address and to send you marketing emails, you can revoke this consent at any time via the unsubscribe link in the email.

The data protection measures are always subject to technical innovations. For this reason, we ask you to inform yourself about our data protection measures at regular intervals by consulting our data protection declaration.Datenschutzerklärung zu informieren.

 

Cookies 

Our website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files which are saved in a user’s internet browser or by the user’s internet browser on their computer system. When a user calls up a website, a cookie may be saved on the user’s operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic character string which allows the browser to be clearly identified when the website is called up again. We use cookies to make our offering more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies also allow our systems to recognise your browser after a page change and to offer you services. Some functions of our website cannot be offered without the use of cookies. These services require the browser to be recognised again after a page change.

Our website also uses cookies to allow us to analyse the surfing behaviour of visitors to our website.

Processing is carried out on the basis of § 15 (3) TMG (Telemedia Act) as well as art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR due to our justified interest in the purposes above.

 

The data collected in this way is pseudonymised using technological measures. It is therefore not possible to connect the data to your person. The data will not be stored together with other personal data pertaining to you.
 You have the right to veto this processing of your personal data according to art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR by contacting us, for reasons relating to your personal situation.
Cookies will be stored on your computer. You therefore have full control over the use of cookies. By choosing corresponding technical settings in your internet browser, you can prevent the storage of cookies and transmission of the data they contain. Cookies which have already been saved may be deleted at any time. We would, however, like to point out that this may prevent you from making full use of all the functions of this website.

 

Using the links below, you can find out how to manage cookies (or deactivate them, among other things) in major browsers:

 

 

 

 

 

Usage of Google Analytics 

Our website uses the web analysis service Google Analytics by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”). The processing of data serves to analyse this website and its visitors. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services to the website operator relating to website and internet use. The IP address communicated by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not associated with any other data held by Google. Google Analytics uses cookies, which make it possible to analyse your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie regarding your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. IP anonymisation is activated on this website. Google uses this to shorten your IP address beforehand within Member States of the European Union or in other signatories to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Your data may be transmitted to the USA. Transmission of data to the USA is covered by an adequacy decision by the European Commission. Processing is carried out on the basis of art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR due to our justified interest in needs-based and targeted design of the website.
 You have the right to veto this processing of your personal data according to art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR by contacting us, for reasons relating to your personal situation. 
 You can prevent the storage of cookies  by choosing corresponding technical settings in your internet browser; we would, however, like to point out that this may prevent you from making full use of all the functions of this website. You can also prevent collection of the data (including your IP address) generated by the cookies and related to your use of the website by Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link [https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en]. You can set an opt-out cookie to prevent collection by Google Analytics across devices. Opt-out cookies prevent the future collection of your data when you visit this website. You need to opt-out on all systems and devices in use for this to work comprehensively. If you click here, the opt-out cookie is set: Disable Google Analytics.
You can find more detailed information on the terms and conditions of use and data protection at https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/ and at https://policies.google.com/?hl=en.

Using Wordfence

This website uses plugins from Wordfence Security. Provider is Defiant, Inc. 800 5th Ave Ste 4100, Seattle, WA 98104, USA. When you visit this site, Wordfence uses cookies to distinguish what access rights users* have and to set up the firewall for the site. Wordfence obtains your IP address for this purpose. For more information on how Wordfence handles usage data, please refer to Wordfence’s Privacy Policy at https://www.wordfence.com/privacy-policy/.

 

Use of Google reCAPTCHA

This website uses the reCAPTCHA feature of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland (“Google”). The main purpose of this function is to distinguish whether an entry is made by a natural person or an abusive entry is made by a so-called “bot”. The service includes the acquisition of the IP address and, if applicable, other data required by Google for the reCAPTCHA Service from Google and is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO due to our legitimate interest in preventing abuse and spam. In the course of using Google reCAPTCHA, personal data may be transferred to the servers of Google LLC. in the USA.
In the event that personal data is transferred to Google LLC. based in the USA, Google LLC. has had itself certified for the us-European data protection agreement “Privacy Shield”, which guarantees compliance with the level of data protection applicable in the EU. A current certificate can be viewed here: https://www.privacyshield.gov/list
For more information about Google reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy, please visit: https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/

 

Usage of WPML

WPML uses cookies to determine the current language of the visitor, the last language visited, and the language of the logged-in users.

While we are using the plugin, WPML will share data about the page via the installer. No data will be shared by the user himself.

Usage of web fonts

For uniform representation of fonts, this page uses web fonts provided by Google. When you open a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly.

For this purpose your browser has to establish a direct connection to Google servers. Google thus becomes aware that our web page was accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web fonts is done in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of our plugin. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO.

If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font is used by your computer.

Further information about handling user data, can be found at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google’s privacy policy at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

 

Usage of YouTube

 Our website uses YouTube LLC’s function for the embedding of YouTube videos. (901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA; “YouTube”).

YouTube is an affiliated company of Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA;“Google”).This feature shows YouTube videos in an iFrame on the website. The option “advanced privacy mode” is enabled here. This prevents YouTube from storing information on visitors to the website. It is only if you watch a video that information is transmitted to and stored by YouTube.Further information on the data collected and used by YouTube and Google, your rights and privacy can be found in YouTube’s privacy policy (https://www.youtube.com/t/privacy).

 

 

Usage of Google Maps

Our website uses Google Inc.’s feature for the embedding of Google Maps (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”).This feature visually represents geographical information and interactive maps. Google also collects, processes and uses data on visitors to the website when they call up pages with embedded Google maps.
Further information on the data collected and used by Google, your rights and privacy can be found in Google’s privacy policy at https://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html. You also have the option of changing your settings in the data protection centre, allowing you to administer and protect the data processed by Google.
Your data may also be transmitted to the USA. Transmission of data to the USA is covered by an adequacy decision by the European Commission. You have the right to veto this processing of your personal data according to art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR by contacting us, for reasons relating to your personal situation.For this purpose you must turn off the JavaScript application in your browser. However, we wish to point out that doing this may prevent you from using all of the website’s functions, for example the interactive map display, in full.
 

General information about the BAB TECHNOLOGIE Service for Amazon Alexa

The BAB TECHNOLOGIE Service works according to the principle of data economy. No data are collected or stored that allow conclusions to be drawn about usage habits or personal preferences. In this way we try to distinguish ourselves from other services that use such services primarily for the purpose of collecting personal data. It is only stored what is absolutely necessary to be able to offer you this service. No data will be passed on to third parties. Individual commands about the service are only kept in the memory until they have been processed by the respective terminal device. If the terminal device is not available at the time the command is received, it is discarded immediately. In addition to data processing by the BAB TECHNOLOGIE Service, the usual data processing for the product is carried out by the manufacturer of the respective language assistant. To what extent Amazon® collects and stores your usage data is beyond our control. You can find official information from the provider’s privacy policy:

https://www.amazon.de/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=3312401

https://www.amazon.de/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=hp_left_v4_sib?ie=UTF8&nodeId=201566380

 

Which data is stored?

In order to be able to offer this service, we must store a minimum of personal data. In order for Amazon   Alexa to forward requests to your device, we store the serial number of the device in conjunction with the ID of the Amazon account you used to sign in to the BAB TECHNOLOGIE Service. The account ID is specific to this application and does not give us any further information about you. We do not save your name or e-mail address.

The procedure:

  • Your device (APP MODULE or EIBPORT) logs on to the BAB TECHNOLOGIE Service with previously exchanged security and identification features (APP or SECURITY TOKEN) and keeps a “channel” open to accept inquiries.
  • Amazon® reports an inquiry (query of the devices or a concrete switching command) to the BAB TECHNOLOGIE Service.
  • Using the security information that accompanies the request, we determine the previously mentioned account ID
  • This account ID is used to identify your device (APP MODULE or EIBPORT).
  • If the device is connected to the BAB TECHNOLOGIE service, the request is forwarded to your device.
  • The device processes the request and creates a corresponding response, which in turn is sent back to Amazon via the BAB TECHNOLOGIE service.
The data resulting from the exchange between Amazon® and your device is not stored. Exceptions are only program errors or unexpected messages and reactions, some of which are written to a log to enable error correction. There is explicitly no evaluation of the content of your voice commands! The only evaluation takes place via the statistics that Amazon® produces without our intervention. Among other things, the usage frequency is executed there over time by different command classes. These statistics are, however,   anonymized and summarized for all customers, and thus do not allow us to draw any conclusions about personal details.
 

General information about the BAB TECHNOLOGIE service for Google Assistant

The BAB TECHNOLOGIE Service works according to the principle of data economy. No data are collected or stored that allow conclusions to be drawn about usage habits or personal preferences. In this way we try to distinguish ourselves from other services that use such services primarily for the purpose of collecting personal data. It is only stored what is absolutely necessary to be able to offer you this service. No data will be passed on to third parties. Individual commands about the service are only kept in the memory until they have been processed by the respective terminal device. If the terminal device is not available at the time the command is received, it is discarded immediately. In addition to data processing by the BAB TECHNOLOGIE Service, the usual data processing for the product is carried out by the manufacturer of the respective language assistant. To what extent Google collects and stores your usage data is beyond our control. You will find official information from the provider’s data protection declarations:

https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en&gl=EN

 

Which data is stored?

In order to be able to offer this service, we must store a minimum of personal data. In order for Google Assistant to forward queries to your device, we store the device’s serial number in conjunction with the Google Account ID you signed up with the BAB TECHNOLOGIE Service. The account ID is specific to this application and does not give us any further information about you. We do not store your name or e-mail address.

The procedure:

  • Your device (APP MODULE) logs on to the BAB TECHNOLOGIE Service with previously exchanged security and identification features (SECURITY TOKEN) and keeps a “channel” open to accept inquiries.
  • Google® reports an inquiry (e.g. a switching command) to the BAB TECHNOLOGIE Service.
  • Using authentication information previously exchanged with Google®, we determine the account associated with your device.
  • If the device is connected to the BAB TECHNOLOGIE Service, the request is forwarded to your device.
  • The device processes the request and creates a corresponding response, which in turn is sent back to Google® via the BAB TECHNOLOGIE service.
The data generated by the exchange between Google® and your device is not stored. Exceptions are only program errors or unexpected messages and reactions, some of which are written to a log to enable error correction. There is explicitly no evaluation of the content of your voice commands! The only evaluation takes place via the statistics that Google® creates without our assistance. Among other things, the usage frequency is executed there over time by different command classes. However, these statistics are anonymized and summarized for all customers and do not allow us to draw any conclusions about personal details.

 

Duration of storage

After contractual processing has been completed, the data is initially stored for the duration of the warranty period, then in accordance with the retention periods prescribed by law, especially tax and commercial law, and then deleted after the period has elapsed, unless you have agreed to further processing and use.

 

Rights of the affected person

If the legal requirements are fulfilled, you have the following rights according to art. 15 to 20 GDPR: Right to information, correction, deletion, restriction of processing, data portability. You also have a right of objection against processing based on art. 6 (1) GDPR, and to processing for the purposes of direct marketing, according to art. 21 (1) GDPR. Contact us at any time. Our contact details can be found in our imprint.

 

Right to complain to the regulatory authority

 You have the right to complain to the regulatory authority according to art. 77 GDPR if you believe that your data is not being processed legally.

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