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Responsible for the processing of data is: 
Kapten & Son GmbH 
Agrippinawerft 28 
50678 Köln 
datenschutzbeauftragter@kapten-son.com 
 
Thank you for visiting our online shop. Protection of your privacy is very important to us. Below you will find extensive information about how we handle your data. 
 
 
1. ACCESS DATA AND HOSTING 
 
You may visit our website without revealing any personal information. With every visit on the website, the web server stores automatically only a so-called server log file which contains e.g. the name of the requested file, your IP address, the date and time of the request, the volume of data transferred and the requesting provider (access data), and documents the request. These access data are analysed exclusively for the purpose of ensuring the smooth operation of the website and improving our offer. This serves according to Art. 6 (1) 1 lit. f GDPR the protection of our legitimate interests in the proper presentation of our offer that are overriding in the process of balancing of interests. All access data are deleted no later than seven days after the end of your visit on our website. 
 
 
1.1 HOSTING 
 
The services for hosting and displaying the website are partly provided by our service providers on the basis of processing on our behalf. Unless otherwise stated in this privacy policy, all access data and all data collected in forms provided for this purpose on this website are processed on their servers. If you have any questions about our service providers and the basis of our cooperation with them, please use the contact option described in this privacy policy. 
 
 
1.2 CONTENT DELIVERY NETWORK 
 
For the purpose of a shorter loading time, we use for some offers a so-called Content Delivery Network ("CDN") . This service provides content, e.g. large media files, via regionally distributed servers of external CDN service providers. For this reason, access data will be processed on the servers of these service providers. We engage our service providers on the basis of processing on our behalf. If you have any questions about our service providers and the basis of our cooperation with them, please use the contact option described in this privacy policy. 
 
Our service providers are located and/or use servers in these countries: USA 
There is no adequacy decision for these countries by the European Commission. Our cooperation with them is based on these safeguards: Standard data protection clauses adopted by the European Commission 
 
 
2. DATA PROCESSING FOR THE PURPOSES OF PROCESSING THE CONTRACT, ESTABLISHING CONTACT 
 
 
2.1 DATA PROCESSING FOR THE PURPOSES OF PERFORMING THE CONTRACT 
 
For the purpose of performing the contract (including enquiries regarding the processing of any existing warranty and performance fault claims as well as any statutory updating obligations) in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR, we collect personal data if you provide it to us voluntarily as part of your order. Mandatory fields are marked as such, as in these cases we necessarily need the data to process the contract and we cannot send the order without their specification. Which data is collected can be seen from the respective input forms. 
 
Further information on the processing of your data, in particular on the forwarding of the data to our service providers for the purpose of order, payment and shipping, can be found in the following sections of this privacy policy. After complete processing of the contract, your data will be restricted for further processing and deleted after expiry of the retention periods under tax and commercial law in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (c) GDPR, unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR or we reserve the right to use data beyond this, which is permitted by law and about which we inform you in this privacy policy. 
 
 
 MERCHANDISE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM 
 
We use merchandise management systems of external service providers for order and contract processing. We engage our service providers on the basis of processing on our behalf. If you have any questions about our service providers and the basis of our cooperation with them, please use the contact option described in this privacy policy. 
 
 
2.2 CUSTOMER ACCOUNT 
 
Insofar as you have given your consent to this in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR by deciding to open a customer account, we will use and store your data for the purpose of opening the customer account as well as for further future orders on our website. 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 privacy policy or via a function provided for this purpose in the customer account. After deletion of your customer account, your data will be deleted unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR or we reserve the right to use data beyond this, which is permitted by law and about which we inform you in this privacy policy. 
 
 
2.3 ESTABLISHING CONTACT 
 
As part of our customer communication, we collect personal data in order to process your enquiries in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR if you voluntarily provide us with this data when contacting us (e.g. via contact form or e-mail). Mandatory fields are marked as such, as in these cases we necessarily need the data to process your enquiry. Which data is collected can be seen from the respective input forms. After your enquiry has been fully processed, your data will be deleted unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR or we reserve the right to use data beyond this, which is permitted by law and about which we inform you in this privacy policy. 
 
 
3. DATA PROCESSING FOR THE PURPOSES OF SHIPMENT 
 
We forward your data to the shipping company within the scope required for the delivery of the ordered goods according to Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR. 
 
 
 DATA TRANSMISSION TO A SHIPPING PROVIDER FOR THE PURPOSE OF SHIPMENT NOTIFICATION 
 
Provided that you have given us your explicit consent, during or after your order, we will forward your e-mail address and phone number in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR to the selected shipping provider in order to enable them to contact you for the purpose of shipment notification or coordination prior to shipment. 
This consent may be withdrawn at any time by sending a message to the contact information described in this privacy policy or directly to the shipping provider using the contact address listed below. After consent withdrawal, we will delete the data you have provided for this purpose, unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data or we have reserved the right to use your data for other purposes which are permitted by law and about which we inform you in this privacy policy. 
 
parcelLab 
Kapellenweg 6 
81371 München 
Germany 
 
DHL Paket GmbH 
Sträßchensweg 10 
53113 Bonn 
Germany 
 
 
4. DATA PROCESSING FOR THE PURPOSES OF PAYMENT 
 
As part of the payment process in our online shop, we work together with these partners: technical service provider, credit institution, payment service provider. 
 
 
4.1 DATA PROCESSING FOR THE PURPOSES OF TRANSACTION PROCESSING 
 
Depending on the selected payment method, we forward the data necessary for processing the payment transaction to our technical service providers, who act for us on the basis of processing on our behalf or to the authorised credit institutions or to the selected payment service provider insofar as this is necessary for the payment process. This serves the fulfilment of the contract according to Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR. In certain cases, payment service providers collect the data required for processing the payment themselves, e.g. on their own website or via technical solution within the ordering process. In this respect, the privacy policy of the respective payment service provider applies. If you have any questions about our payment processing partners and the basis of our cooperation with them, please use the contact option described in this privacy policy. 
 
 
4.2 DATA PROCESSING FOR THE PURPOSES OF FRAUD PREVENTION AND OPTIMISATION OF OUR PAYMENT PROCESSES 
 
We may forward other data to our service providers, which they use for the purpose of fraud prevention and to optimise our payment processes (e.g. invoicing, processing of contested payments, accounting support) together with the data necessary to process the payment as our processors. 
This serves to safeguard our legitimate interests in fraud prevention or an efficient payment management in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR that are overriding in the process of balancing of interests. 
 
 
5. MARKETING VIA E-MAIL 
 
 
5.1 E-MAIL NEWSLETTER WITH SUBSCRIPTION AND NEWSLETTER TRACKING 
 
If you subscribe to our newsletter, we will regularly send you our email newsletter based on your consent according to Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR, using the data required or disclosed by you separately for this purpose. 
 
You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time. This can either be done by sending a message to the contact option described in this privacy policy or via a link provided for this purpose in the newsletter. After unsubscribing, we will delete your e-mail address from the list of recipients, unless you have expressly consented to the further use of your data according to Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR or we have reserved the right to use your data for other purposes that are permitted by law and about which we inform you in this privacy policy. 
 
We would like to point out that we evaluate your user behaviour when sending the newsletter. For this purpose, we also analyse your interaction with our newsletter by measuring, storing and evaluating opening rates and click-through rates for the purpose of designing future newsletter campaigns ("newsletter tracking"). 
 
For this evaluation, the emails sent contain single-pixel technologies (e.g. so-called web beacons, tracking pixels) that are stored on our website. For the evaluations, we link the following "newsletter data" in particular 
 
* the page from which the page was requested (so-called referrer URL), 
 
* the date and time of the request, 
 
* the description of the type of web browser used, 
 
the IP address of the requesting computer, 
 
* the e-mail address, 
 
* the date and time of registration and confirmation 
 
and the single-pixel technologies with your e-mail address or your IP address and, if applicable, an individual ID. Links contained in the newsletter may also contain this ID. 
 
If you do not wish to receive newsletter tracking, it is possible to unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time - as described above. 
 
The information will be stored as long as you have subscribed to the newsletter. 
 
 
5.2 NEWSLETTER MAILING 
 
The newsletter and the newsletter tracking shown above may also be sent by our service providers as part of processing on our behalf. If you have any questions about our service providers and the basis of our cooperation with them, please use the contact option described in this privacy policy. 
 
The newsletter is sent to you by our service provider who processes data on our behalf and to whom we disclose your email address. If you have any questions about our service providers and the basis of our cooperation with them, please use the contact option described in this privacy policy. 
 
Our service providers are located and/or use servers in the USA and in other countries outside the EU and the EEA. For these countries, there is no adequacy decision by the European Commission. Our cooperation is based on standard data protection clauses adopted by the European Commission. 
 
 
5.3 SENDING REVIEW REQUESTS BY E-MAIL 
 
If you have given us your explicit consent to do so during or after placing your order in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR, we will use your e-mail address to request an review of your order via the review system we use. This consent can be withdrawn at any time by sending a message to the contact option described in this privacy policy or via a link provided for this purpose in the review request. 
 
The review requests may also be sent by our service provider Trusted Shops GmbH Subbelrather Str. 15C, 50823 Cologne (Trusted Shops). 
 
In the process, we receive information on the respective status through Trusted Shops (e.g. whether the review request was sent out or received). This is done in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR to fulfill our legitimate interest in receiving information about the review requests in order to make optimizations based on them, if necessary, as well as to fulfill the legitimate interest of Trusted Shops in being able to offer this service. 
 
We and Trusted Shops act as joint controllers in regards to sending review requests and the collection and display of review or status information. 
 
Within the framework of the joint controllership between us and Trusted Shops GmbH, please contact Trusted Shops GmbH if you have any data protection questions or wish to assert your rights. You can find their contact details here [https://www.trustedshops.co.uk/imprint/]. Further information on data protection can be found in the following link here [https://www.trustedshops.co.uk/imprint/#user-privacy-policy]. Regardless of this, you can also always contact us using the contact option described in this privacy policy. Your inquiry will then, if necessary, be passed on to the party responsible for responding to it. 
 
 
6. COOKIES AND FURTHER TECHNOLOGIES 
 
 
6.1 GENERAL INFORMATION 
 
In order to make visiting our website attractive and to enable the use of certain functions, to display suitable products or for market research, we use technologies on various pages, including so-called cookies. Cookies are small text files that are automatically stored on your end device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the end of the browser session, i.e. after closing your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your end device and enable us to recognise your browser during your next visit (persistent cookies). We use such technologies that are strictly necessary for the use of certain functions of our website (e.g. shopping cart function). These technologies are used to collect and process IP addresses, time of visit, device and browser information as well as information on your use of our website (e.g. information on the contents of the shopping basket). This serves to safeguard our legitimate interests in an optimised presentation of our offer in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR that are overriding in the process of balancing of interests. 
 
In addition, we use technologies to fulfil the legal obligations, which we are subject to (e.g. to be able to prove consent to the processing of your personal data) as well as for web analysis and online marketing. Further information on this, including the respective legal basis for data processing, can be found in the following sections of this privacy policy. 
 
On our website we may use other technologies, which are not listed individually in this privacy policy. Further information on these technologies and the respective legal basis can be found on the platform of our consent management service Usercentrics. 
 
You can access the platform by clicking ont he following link: https://kapten-son.com/en/privacy. 
 
You can find the cookies settings for your browser by clicking on 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 Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR, you can withdraw your consent at any time by sending a message to the contact option described in the privacy policy. If cookies are not accepted, the functionality of our website may be limited. 
 
 
6.2 USE OF USERCENTRICS CONSENT MANAGEMENT PLATFORM FOR OBTAINING AND MANAGING CONSENT 
 
On our website we use the Usercentrics Consent Management Platform [https://usercentrics.com/] ("Usercentrics") to inform you about the cookies and the technologies we use on our website and to obtain, manage and document your consent to the processing of your personal data by these technologies. This is required under Art. 6 (1) (c) GDPR to fulfil our legal obligation under Art. 7 (1) GDPR to be able to prove your consent to the processing of your personal data, to which we are subject. The consent management service Usercentrics is provided by Usercentrics GmbH, Sendlinger Straße 7, 80331 Munich, Germany, which processes your data on our behalf. When you visit our website, Usercentrics' web server stores a so-called server log file, which also contains your anonymised IP address, the date and time of your visit, device and browser information as well as information on your consent behaviour. Your data will be deleted after three years, unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR or we reserve the right to use your data in a manner that goes beyond this, which is legally permitted and about which we inform you in this privacy policy. 
 
 
7. USE OF COOKIES AND OTHER TECHNOLOGIES FOR WEB ANALYTICS AND ADVERTISING PURPOSES 
 
If you have given your consent in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR, we use the following cookies and other third-party technologies on our website. The data collected in this context will be deleted after the relevant purpose has been fulfilled and we have ended the use of the respective technology. You can withdraw your consent at any time with effect for the future. Further information on your withdrawal options can be found in the section "cookies and further technologies". Further information including the legal basis for data processing can be found within the respective technologies. If you have any questions about our service providers and the basis of our cooperation with them, please use the contact option described in this privacy policy. 
 
 
7.1 USE OF GOOGLE SERVICES FOR WEB ANALYSIS AND ADVERTISING PURPOSES 
 
We use the following technologies of 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 transferred to a server of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA and stored there. There is no adequacy decision with respect to the USA by the European Commission. Our cooperation is based on standard data protection clauses adopted by the European Commission. If your IP address is collected using Google technologies, it will be shortened by activating IP anonymisation before being stored on Google's servers. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server and shortened there. Unless otherwise specified for the specific technologies, data processing is based on an agreement concluded for the respective technology between jointly responsible parties in accordance with Art. 26 GDPR. Further information about data processing by Google can be found in Google's privacy policy. [https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en] 
 
 GOOGLE ANALYTICS 
 
For the purpose of website analytics, Google Analytics automatically collects and stores data (IP address, time of visit, device and browser information as well as information on your use of our website), from which usage profiles are created using pseudonyms. Cookies can be used for this purpose. Your IP address will not be merged with other data from Google. The data processing is based on a data processing agreement with Google. 
 
We also use the extension function of Google Analytics Google Optimize to create and run tests. 
 
For the purposes of optimized marketing of our website, we use the so-called user ID function. With the help of this function, we can assign a unique, permanent ID to your interaction data for one or more sessions on our websites and thus analyze your user behavior across devices and sessions. 
 
 GOOGLE ADS 
 
For advertising purposes in the Google search results as well as on the websites of third parties, the so-called Google Remarketing Cookie is used when you visit our website, which automatically enables interest-based advertising through the collection and processing of data (IP address, time of visit, device and browser information as well as information on your use of our website), by means of a pseudonymous cookie ID and on the basis of the pages you visit. Any further data processing only takes place if you have activated the setting "personalised advertising" in your Google account. In this case, if you are logged into Google while visiting our website, Google will use your data together with Google Analytics data to create and define target group lists for cross-device remarketing. 
 
For website analysis and event tracking, we use Google Ads Conversion Tracking to measure your subsequent usage behavior when you arrive on our website via a Google Ads ad. For this purpose, cookies may be used and data (IP address, time of visit, device and browser information as well as information on your use of our website based on events specified by us, such as a visit to a website or newsletter registration) may be collected, from which usage profiles are created using pseudonyms. 
 
 GOOGLE MAPS 
 
For the visual representation of geographical information, Google Maps collects data on your use of the Maps functions, in particular the IP address and location data, and transmits this data to Google and then processes it by Google. We have no influence on this subsequent data processing. 
 
 GOOGLE RECAPTCHA 
 
For the purpose of protection against misuse of our web forms as well as against spam by automated software (so-called bots), Google reCAPTCHA collects data (IP address, time of visit, browser information as well as information on your use of our website) and performs an analysis of your use of our website by means of a so-called JavaScript and cookies. In addition, other cookies stored in your browser by Google services are evaluated. Personal data is not read out or stored from the input fields of the respective form. 
 
 GOOGLE FONTS 
 
For the purpose of a uniform presentation of the contents on our website, data (IP address, time of visit, device and browser information) are collected by the script code "Google Fonts", transmitted to Google and then processed by Google. We have no influence on this subsequent data processing. 
 
 YOUTUBE VIDEO PLUGIN 
 
In order to integrate third party content, data (IP address, time of visit, device and browser information) are collected via the YouTube Video Plugin in the expanded data protection mode used by us, transmitted to Google and then processed by Google only when you play a video. 
 
 
7.2 USE OF FACEBOOK SERVICES 
 
 USE OF FACEBOOK PIXEL 
 
We use the Facebook pixel within the framework of the technologies of Meta Platforms Ireland Ltd. [http://en-gb.facebook.com/facebookdublin/], 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland (hereafter („Facebook (by Meta)“ or “Meta Platforms Ireland“) as described below. The Facebook pixel is used to automatically collect and store data (IP address, time of visit, device and browser information as well as information on your use of our website based on events specified by us, such as a visit to a website or newsletter registration), from which user profiles are created using pseudonyms. As part of the so-called advanced matching, information is also collected and stored hashed for matching purposes, with which individuals can be identified (e.g. names, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers). For this purpose, a cookie is automatically set by the Facebook pixel when you visit our website, which automatically enables recognition of your browser when visiting other websites by means of a pseudonymous cookie ID. Facebook (by Meta) will combine this information with other data from your Facebook account and use it to compile reports on website activities and to provide other services associated with website use, in particular personalised and group-based advertising. We have no influence on data processing by Facebook and only receive statistics based on Facebook pixels. 
The information automatically collected by Facebook (by Meta) technologies about your use of our website is usually transferred to a server of Meta Platforms, Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA and stored there. There is no adequacy decision for the United States by the European Commission. If the data transfer to the USA falls within the scope of our responsibility, our cooperation is based on standard data protection clauses of the European Commission. Further information about data processing by Facebook can be found in Facebook 's (by Meta) privacy policy [http://en-gb.facebook.com/policy.php]. 
 
 FACEBOOK ANALYSES 
 
As part of the Facebook business tools, statistics created via Facebook pixels about your use of our website enable us to analyse visitor activity on the website. The data processing is based on a data processing agreement with Facebook (by Meta). The analysis serves the optimal presentation and marketing of our website. 
 
 FACEBOOK ADS (AD MANAGER) 
 
We use Facebook Ads to promote this website on Facebook (by Meta) and other platforms. We determine the parameters of the respective advertising campaign. Facebook (by Meta) is responsible for the exact implementation, in particular the decision on the placement of the ads with individual users. Unless otherwise specified for the individual technologies, data processing is based on an arrangement between joint controllers in accordance with Art. 26 GDPR. The joint controllership is limited to the collection of data and its transmission to Meta Platforms Ireland. The subsequent data processing by Meta Platforms Ireland is not covered by this arrangement. 
 
Based on the statistics about visitor activity on our website created via Facebook pixels, we operate group-based advertising on Facebook (by Meta) via Facebook Custom Audience by determining the characteristics of the respective target group. As part of the advanced matching (see above) that takes place to determine the respective target group, Facebook (by Meta) acts as our data processor. 
 
On the basis of the pseudonym cookie ID used by the Facebook pixel and the collected data about your usage behavior on our website, we operate personalized advertising via Facebook Pixel Remarketing. 
 
Via Facebook Pixel Conversions we measure your subsequent usage behavior for web analytics and event tracking purposes if you have reached our website via a Facebook Ads ad. The data processing is based on a data processing agreement with Facebook (by Meta). 
 
 
7.3 OTHER PROVIDERS OF WEB ANALYTICS - AND ONLINE-MARKETING-SERVICES 
 
 USE OF HOTJAR FOR WEB ANALYTICS 
 
For the purpose of web analytics, technologies of Hotjar Ltd [http://www.hotjar.com], Level 2, St Julians Business Centre, 3, Elia Zammit Street, St Julians STJ 3155, Malta (hereinafter "Hotjar") are used to automatically collect and store data (IP address, time of visit, device and browser information as well as information on your use of our website), from which user profiles are created using pseudonyms. Cookies can be used for this purpose. The pseudonymised user profiles are not merged with personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym without the express consent of the user, which must be given separately. Hotjar acts on our behalf. 
 
 USE OF PINTEREST TAG FOR WEB ANALYTICS AND ADVERTISING PURPOSES 
 
For web analytics and advertising purposes on Pinterest and on third party websites, when you visit our website, technologies by Pinterest Europe Ltd [https://www.pinterest.co.uk/], Palmerston House, 2nd Floor, Fenian Street, Dublin 2, Ireland (hereinafter "Pinterest") automatically enable interest-based advertising by means of collecting data (IP address, time of visit, device and browser information, and information about your use of our website based on events we specify, such as a visit to a website or newsletter registration), a pseudonymous cookie ID, and based on the pages you visit. From the data collected, user profiles are created using pseudonyms. Pinterest will combine this information with other data from your Pinterest account and use it to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website use. We have no influence on the data processing by Pinterest and only receive statistics based on Pinterest tags. This allows us to measure your subsequent usage patterns for web analytics and event tracking purposes when you visit our website via a Pinterest ad. The information automatically collected by Pinterest is usually transferred to a server of Pinterest, Inc., 505 Brannan St., San Francisco, CA 94107, USA, and stored there. There is no adequacy decision for the United States by the European Commission. Our cooperation is based on standard data protection clauses adopted by the European Commission. The data processing is carried out on the basis of an agreement between jointly responsible parties in accordance with Art. 26 GDPR. 
 
 USE OF CRITEO FOR ONLINE MARKETING 
 
Through our advertising partner Criteo SA [https://www.criteo.com/], 32 Rue Blanche, 75009 Paris, France ("Criteo"), we promote this site in search results and on third party websites. When you visit our website, a retargeting cookie is automatically set by Criteo or its partners to enable interest-based advertising using a pseudonymous cookie ID and based on the pages you visit.  The data processing is carried out on the basis of an agreement between jointly responsible parties in accordance with Art. 26 GDPR. We determine the parameters of each advertising campaign, Criteo is responsible for the exact implementation (e.g. the decision on the placement of individual ads). The data automatically collected by Criteo (IP address, time of visit, device and browser information as well as information on your use of our website) may be combined by Criteo with information from other sources and transmitted to Criteo advertising partners. 
 
 USE OF AWIN FOR ONLINE MARKETING 
 
Through our advertising partner AWIN AG [https://www.awin.com/gb], Eichhornstraße 3, 10785 Berlin, Germany ("AWIN"), we market space for third-party advertisements. These ads are displayed to you at various locations on this website. AWIN can use cookies to track the progress of the respective order and in particular to verify that you have clicked on the respective advertisement and then ordered the product. For this purpose, data (IP address, time of visit, device and browser information as well as information on your use of our website) is collected, transmitted to and processed by AWIN. We have no influence on this data processing.  The data processing is carried out on the basis of an agreement between jointly responsible parties in accordance with Art. 26 GDPR. 
 
 
8. INTEGRATION OF THE TRUSTED SHOPS TRUSTBADGE / OTHER WIDGETS 
 
Trusted Shops widgets (e.g. Trusted Shops Trustbadge) are integrated in this website to display Trusted Shops services (e.g. Trustmark, collected reviews) and to offer Trusted Shops products to buyers after they have placed an order. 
 
This serves to protect our legitimate interests in optimized marketing by enabling secure shopping in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR, which prevail in the context of a balancing of interests. The trust badge and the services advertised with it are an offer of Trusted Shops GmbH, Subbelrather Str. 15C, 50823 Cologne (Trusted Shops). We and Trusted Shops are joint controllers in data protection terms pursuant to Art. 26 GDPR. In the following section, we inform you about the essential contents of the joint controllership agreement according to Art. 26 (2) GDPR. 
 
Within the framework of the joint responsibility between us and Trusted Shops GmbH, please contact Trusted Shops GmbH in the first place if you have any data protection questions or wish to assert your rights. You may find the contact possibilities here [https://www.trustedshops.co.uk/imprint/]. Further information on the privacy policy of Trusted Shops GmbH can be found here [https://www.trustedshops.com/tsdocument/BUYER_AUTO_PROTECTION_TERMS_en.pdf]. Irrespective of this, you can also always contact us using the contact option described in this privacy policy. Your enquiry will then be passed on to the other person responsible for answering, if necessary. 
 
 
8.1 DATA PROCESSING WHEN INTEGRATING THE TRUSTBADGE/OTHER WIDGETS 
 
The trust badge is provided as part of a joint controllership by a US CDN provider (content delivery network). An adequate level of data protection is ensured by standard data protection clauses and other contractual measures. Further information on the privacy policy of Trusted Shops GmbH can be found here [https://www.trustedshops.co.uk/imprint/#user-privacy-policy]. When the Trustbadge is viewed, the web server automatically saves a so-called server log file, which also contains your IP address, the date and time of access, the amount of data transferred and the requesting provider (access data) and documents the access. The IP address is anonymized immediately after collection, so that the stored data cannot be assigned to your person. The anonymised data is used in particular for statistical purposes and for error analysis. 
 
 
8.2 DATA PROCESSING AFTER ORDER COMPLETION 
 
After order completion, your email address, which is hashed by cryptological one-way function, is transmitted to Trusted Shops GmbH. The legal basis is Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR. This serves to check whether you are already registered for services with Trusted Shops GmbH and is therefore necessary for the fulfillment of our and Trusted Shops' overriding legitimate interests in the provision of the Buyer Protection linked to the specific order in each case and the transactional evaluation services pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR. If this is the case, further processing will be carried out in accordance with the contractual agreement between you and Trusted Shops. If you have not yet registered for the services, you will be given the opportunity to do so for the first time. Further processing after registration also depends on the contractual agreement with Trusted Shops GmbH. If you do not register, all transmitted data will be automatically deleted by Trusted Shops GmbH and a personal reference is then no longer possible. 
 
Trusted Shops uses service providers in the areas of hosting, monitoring and logging. The legal basis is Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR for the purpose of ensuring trouble-free operation. Processing may take place in third countries (USA and Israel). An adequate level of data protection is ensured in the case of the USA by standard data protection clauses and further contractual measures, and in the case of Israel by an adequacy decision. 
 
 
9. SOCIAL MEDIA 
 
 
 OUR ONLINE PRESENCE ON FACEBOOK (BY META), YOUTUBE, INSTAGRAM (BY META), PINTEREST, XING, LINKEDIN 
 
If you have given your consent to the respective social media provider in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR, when you visit our online presence on the social media mentioned above, your data will be automatically collected and stored for market research and advertising purposes, from which user profiles are created using pseudonyms. These can be used, for example, to place advertisements within and outside the platforms that presumably correspond to your interests. Cookies are usually used for this purpose. For detailed information on the processing and use of data by the respective social media provider, as well as a contact option and your rights and settings options for the protection of your privacy, please refer to the provider's privacy policies linked below. Should you still require assistance in this regard, please contact us. 
 
Facebook (by Meta) [http://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/] is provided by Meta Platforms Ireland Ltd, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland (hereafter "Meta Platforms Ireland ") The information automatically collected by Meta Platforms Ireland about your use of our online presence on Facebook (by Meta) is usually transferred to a server of Meta Platforms, Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA and stored there. There is no adequacy decision for the United States by the European Commission. Our cooperation is based on standard data protection clauses adopted by the European Commission. Data processing in the context of a visit to a Facebook (by Meta) fan page is based on an agreement between joint controllers in accordance with Art. 26 GDPR. Further information (information on Insights data) can be found here [http://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/information_about_page_insights_data]. 
 
Twitter is provided by 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 generally transmitted to and stored on a server at Twitter, Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. There is no adequacy decision for the United States by the European Commission. Our cooperation is based on standard data protection clauses adopted by the European Commission. 
 
Instagram (by Meta) [http://help.instagram.com/519522125107875]is provided by Meta Platforms Ireland Ltd, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland (hereafter "Meta Platforms Ireland ") The information automatically collected by Meta Platforms Ireland about your use of our online presence on Instagram is typically transferred to and stored on a server at Meta Platforms Inc, 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. There is no adequacy decision for the United States by the European Commission. Our cooperation is based on standard data protection clauses adopted by the European Commission. Data processing in the context of a visit to an Instagram (by Meta) fan page is based on an agreement between joint controllers in accordance with art. 26 DSGVO. Further information (information on Insights data) can be found here [http://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/information_about_page_insights_data]. 
 
YouTube [https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en] is provided by Google Ireland Ltd, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland (hereafter "Google"). The information automatically collected by Google about your use of our online presence on YouTube is generally transferred to a server of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA and stored there. There is no adequacy decision for the United States by the European Commission. Our cooperation is based on standard data protection clauses adopted by the European Commission. 
 
Pinterest [https://policy.pinterest.com/en/privacy-policy] is provided by Pinterest Europe Ltd, Palmerston House, 2nd Floor, Fenian Street, Dublin 2, Ireland (hereafter "Pinterest"). The information automatically collected by Pinterest about your use of our online presence on Pinterest is usually transferred to and stored on a server of Pinterest, Inc, 505 Brannan St, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. There is no adequacy decision for the United States by the European Commission. Our cooperation is based on standard data protection clauses adopted by the European Commission. 
 
LinkedIn [http://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy]is provided by LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland ("LinkedIn"). The information LinkedIn automatically collects about your use of our online presence on LinkedIn is generally sent to a server at LinkedIn Corporation, 1000 W. Maude Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94085, USA and stored there. There is no adequacy decision for the United States by the European Commission. Our cooperation is based on standard data protection clauses adopted by the European Commission. 
 
Xing [https://privacy.xing.com/en/privacy-policy] is provided by New Work SE, Am Strandkai 1, 20457 Hamburg, Germany. 
 
 
10. CONTACT OPTIONS AND YOUR RIGHTS 
 
 
10.1 YOUR RIGHTS 
 
Being the data subject, you have the following rights according to: 
 
* art. 15 GDPR, the right to obtain information about your personal data which we process, within the scope described therein;
 
* art. 16 GDPR, the right to immediately demand rectification of incorrect or completion of your personal data stored by us; 
 
* art. 17 GDPR, the right to request erasure of your personal data stored with us, unless further processing is required 
 
      * to exercise the right of freedom of expression and information; 
 
      * for compliance with a legal obligation; 
 
      * for reasons of public interest or 
 
      * for establishing, exercising or defending legal claims; 
 
* art. 18 GDPR, the right to request restriction of processing of your personal data, insofar as 
 
      * the accuracy of the data is contested by you; 
 
      * the processing is unlawful, but you refuse their erasure; 
 
      * we no longer need the data, but you need it to establish, exercise or defend legal claims, or 
 
      * you have lodged an objection to the processing in accordance with art. 21 GDPR; 
 
* art. 20 GDPR, the right to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or to request its transmission to another controller; 
 
* art. 77 GDPR, the right to complain to a supervisory authority . As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority at your habitual place of residence or workplace or at our company headquarters. 
 
Right to object 
If we process personal data as described above to protect our legitimate interests that are overriding in the process of balancing of interests, you may object to such data processing with future effect. If your data are processed for direct marketing purposes, you may exercise this right at any time as described above. If your data are processed for other purposes, you have the right to object only on grounds relating to your particular situation. 
 
After you have exercised your right to object, we will no longer process your personal data for such purposes unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims. 
 
This does not apply to the processing of personal data for direct marketing purposes. In such a case we will no longer process your personal data for such purposes. 
 
 
10.2 CONTACT OPTIONS 
 
If you have any questions about how we collect, process or use your personal data, want to enquire about, correct, restrict or delete your data, or withdraw any consents you have given, or opt-out of any particular data use, please contact our in-house data protection officer: 
 
Data protection Officer: 
Trusted Shops GmbH 
Subbelrather Straße 15c 
50823 Köln 
Germany 
 
info@trustedshops.de 
 
 
Datenschutzerklärung [https://legal.trustedshops.com/produkte/rechtstexter] erstellt mit dem Trusted Shops [https://legal.trustedshops.com] Rechtstexter in Kooperation mit FÖHLISCH Rechtsanwälte [https://foehlisch.com].