Privacy Policy

Data protection

The person responsible for data processing is:

Gebr. Spohn GmbH
Kaiser Wilhelm Ring 12
50672 Köln

+49 221 80009411
[email protected]

Thank you for your interest in our online shop. The protection of your privacy is very important to us. In the following we will inform you in detail about the handling of your data.

1. Access Data and Hosting

You can visit our website without sharing any of your personal information. Each time a website is requested, the web server only automatically saves a so-called server log file, which contains, for example, the name of the requested file, your IP address, the date and time of the request, the amount of data transferred and the requesting provider (access data) and so documents the visit.

This access data is evaluated exclusively for the purpose of ensuring trouble-free operation of the site and improving the same. According to article 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR, this serves to safeguard our legitimate interests, which are predominant in the context of a weighing of interests, in a correct presentation of our offer. All access data will be deleted no later than seven days after the end of your visit to the website.

Third party hosting services

As part of processing on our behalf, a third-party provider provides us with the services for hosting and displaying the website. This serves to safeguard our legitimate interests, which are predominant in the context of a weighing of interests, in a correct presentation of our offer. All data that is collected as part of the use of this website or in the forms provided in the online shop as described below are processed on its servers. Processing on other servers only takes place within the framework explained herein.

This service provider is located within a country of the European Union or the European Economic Area.

2. Data collection and use for contract processing and opening a customer account

In order to fulfill the contract in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. b GDPR Depending on which payment service provider you select in the ordering process, we will pass on the payment data collected for this purpose to the credit institute commissioned with that payment and, where applicable, to the payment service provider commissioned by us, or to the selected payment service. In some cases, the selected payment service providers also collect this data themselves should you create a personal account with them. In such a case, you must also log in to the payment service provider with your access data during the ordering process. The data protection declaration of the respective payment service provider applies in this respect.

We also use an external merchandise management system to process orders and contracts. The data transfer or processing that takes place in this respect is based on order processing.
We use shipping service providers who are based in a country outside the European Union. The transfer of personal data to this company takes place only in the context of the necessity to fulfill that contract.

3. Data transfer

In order to fulfill the contract in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. b GDPR Depending on which payment service provider you select in the ordering process, we will pass on the payment data collected for this purpose to the credit institute commissioned with that payment and, where applicable, to the payment service provider commissioned by us, or to the selected payment service. In some cases, the selected payment service providers also collect this data themselves should you create a personal account with them. In such a case, you must also log in to the payment service provider with your access data during the ordering process. The data protection declaration of the respective payment service provider applies in this respect.

We also use an external merchandise management system to process orders and contracts. The data transfer or processing that takes place in this respect is based on order processing.
We use shipping service providers who are based in a country outside the European Union. The transfer of personal data to this company takes place only in the context of the necessity to fulfill that contract.

Data transfer to shipping service providers
If you have given us your express consent to this during or after your order, we will forward your e-mail address and telephone number to the selected shipping service provider on the basis of this in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR. Delivery personnel may contact you for the purpose of delivery notification or coordination.

Consent can be revoked at any time by sending a message to the contact option provided at the outset here or directly to the shipping service provider at the contact address listed below. After revocation, we will delete your data provided for this purpose, unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data or we reserve the right to use data beyond this, as permitted by law and about which we will inform you in this declaration.

United Parcel Service Deutschland S.à r.l. & Co. OHG
Görlitzer Straße 1
41460
Neuss

DHL Paket GmbH
Sträßchensweg 10
53113
Bonn

4. E-mail newsletters and postal advertising

E-mail advertising with registration for the newsletter
If you register for our newsletter, we will use the data required for this or provided separately by you in order to regularly send you our e-mail newsletter based on your consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR.

Unsubscribing from the newsletter can be done at any time either by sending a message to the contact option provided at the outset here or via a link provided directly in the newsletter. After unsubscribing, we will delete your e-mail address unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data or we reserve the right to use data beyond this, as permitted by law and about which we will inform you in this declaration.

E-mail advertising without registering for the newsletter and your right to object
If we receive your e-mail address in connection with the sale of a product or service and you have not objected, we reserve the right to send you regular offers by e-mail on products from our collection similar to those already purchased on the basis of Section 7 Paragraph 3 UWG. This serves to safeguard our legitimate interests, which are predominant in the context of a weighing of interests, in addressing our customers for advertising purposes.

You can object to this use of your e-mail address at any time by sending a message to the contact option provided at the outset here or via a link provided in the advertising e-mail, without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs.

Postal advertising and your right of objection
We also reserve the right to use your first and last name and your postal address for our own advertising purposes, e.g. to send you interesting offers and information about our products by post. This serves to safeguard our legitimate interests, which predominate in the context of a weighing of interests, in addressing our customers with advertising in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit.f GDPR.

5. Use of data for payment processing

Identity and credit checks when choosing Klarna payment services

If you choose Klarna's payment services, we ask for your consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR that we may transmit the data necessary for processing the payment and an identity and credit check to Klarna. In Germany, the credit agencies named in Klarna's data protection declaration can be used for identity and credit checks.
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 contact details provided at the outset here. As a result, we may no longer be able to offer you certain payment options. You can revoke your consent to this use of personal data at any time to Klarna.

6. Cookies and Web Analysis

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 so-called cookies on various pages. This serves to safeguard our predominant, legitimate interests in an optimized presentation of our offer in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit.f GDPR. Cookies are small text files that are automatically saved on your device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted at the end of the browser session, i.e. after you close your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your device and enable us to recognize your browser the next time you visit (persistent cookies). You can see the duration of the storage in the overview in the cookie settings of your web browser. 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 via the following links:


Internet Explorer™: http://windows.microsoft.com/de-DE/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies

Safari™: https://support.apple.com/kb/ph21411?locale=en_US

Chrome™: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en&hlrm=en

Firefox™ https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enhanced-tracking-protection-firefox-desktop

Opera™ : https://help.opera.com/en/latest/web-preferences/#cookies


Should you choose not to accept cookies, the functionality of our website may be restricted.
Use of Google (Universal) Analytics for web analysis

This website uses Google (Universal) Analytics, a web analysis service from Google LLC (https://www.google.com), for website analysis. This serves to safeguard our predominant legitimate interests in an optimized presentation of our offer in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit.f GDPR. Google (Universal) Analytics uses methods that enable your use of the website to be analyzed, such as cookies. The automatically collected information about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. By activating the IP anonymization on this website, the IP address is shortened before transmission within the member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address will only be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there in exceptional cases. The anonymized IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is generally not merged with other Google data. After the purpose and end of the use of Google Analytics by us, the data collected in this context will be deleted.

Google LLC is headquartered in the USA and is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield. A current certificate can be viewed here. Based on this agreement between the USA and the European Commission, the latter has established an adequate level of data protection for companies certified under the Privacy Shield.

You can prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link : https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

As an alternative to the browser plug-in, you can click this link to prevent Google Analytics from collecting data on this website in the future. An opt-out cookie will be stored on your device. If you delete your cookies, you will have to click the link again.

7. Advertising through marketing networks

Google AdWords remarketing
We use Google Adwords to advertise this website in Google search results and on third-party websites. For this purpose, the so-called remarketing cookie from Google is set when you visit our website, which automatically enables interest-based advertising by means of a pseudonymous CookieID and based on the pages you have visited. This serves to safeguard our predominant legitimate interests in the optimal marketing of our website in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR. After the purpose and the end of the use of Google AdWords Remarketing by us, the data collected in this context will be deleted.

Any further data processing will only take place if you have agreed with Google that your web and app browser history will be linked to your Google account by Google and that information from your Google account will be used to personalize advertisements that you will find on the web see. In this case, if you are logged in to 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 this purpose, your personal data is temporarily linked by Google with Google Analytics data in order to form target groups.

Google AdWords Remarketing is an offer from Google LLC (https://www.google.com). Google LLC is headquartered in the USA and is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield. A current certificate can be viewed here. Based on this agreement between the USA and the European Commission, the latter has determined an adequate level of data protection for companies certified under the Privacy Shield.

You can deactivate the remarketing cookie via this link. In addition, you can obtain information about the setting of cookies from the Digital Advertising Alliance and make settings for this.

Live Chat Tool

If you use the live chat tool to contact us, the data you voluntarily enter there (name, email address, message) will be used in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit b GDPR and processed by us as part of contract processing. In addition, the use of this tool serves to safeguard our predominant, legitimate interests in effective and improved customer communication in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit.f GDPR.

Google Maps

This website uses Google Maps for the visual representation of geographic information. Google Maps is operated by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter: Google). This serves to safeguard our predominant legitimate interests in an optimized presentation of our offer and easy access to our locations in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR.

When using Google Maps, Google transmits or processes data about the use of the Maps functions by website visitors, which may include, in particular, the IP address and location data. We have no influence on this data processing.

Google is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield. A current certificate can be viewed here. Based on this agreement between the USA and the European Commission, the latter has determined an adequate level of data protection for companies certified under the Privacy Shield.

In order to deactivate the Google Maps service and thus prevent data transmission to Google, you must deactivate the JavaScript function in your browser. In which case Google Maps cannot be used or can only be used to a limited extent.

You can find more information about data processing by Google in Google's data protection information. The terms of use for Google Maps contain detailed information on the map service.

Google Fonts

The 'Google Fonts' script code from Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter: Google) is integrated on this website. This serves to safeguard our predominant legitimate interests in a uniform presentation of the content on our website in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR.

In this context, a connection is established between the browser you are using and the Google servers. This informs Google that our website has been accessed via your IP address.

Google is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield. A current certificate can be viewed here. On the basis of this agreement between the USA and the European Commission, the latter has determined an adequate level of data protection for companies certified under the Privacy Shield.

You can find more information about data processing by Google in Google's data protection information.

8. Social Media Plug-Ins

Use of social plug-ins from Whatsapp using the Shariff solution.

Social media buttons are used by social networks on our website.
This serves to safeguard our predominant legitimate interests in the optimal marketing of our offer in accordance wn order to increase the protection of your data whith Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit.f GDPR. Ien you visit our website, these buttons are not unrestrictedly integrated into the page as plug-ins, but only using an HTML link. This integration ensures that when a page on our website that contains such buttons is called up, no connection is established with the servers of the provider of the respective social network.
If you click on one of the buttons, a new window of your browser opens and calls up the page of the respective service provider, on which you can press the Like or Share button (if necessary after entering your login data).
The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by the providers on their pages as well as a contact option and your related rights and setting options to protect your privacy can be found in the data protection information of the providers.
https://www.whatsapp.com/legal/#privacy-policy

Use of social plug-ins from Whatsapp using the Shariff solution.

So-called plug-ins from social networks are used on our website.
When you visit a page on our website that contains such a plug-in, your browser establishes a direct connection to the Facebook, Google, Twitter or Pinterest servers. The content of the plug-in is transmitted directly to your browser by the respective provider and integrated into the page. By integrating the plug-ins, the providers receive information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page of our website, even if you do not have a profile or are not currently logged in. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted directly from your browser to a server of the respective provider (possibly in the USA) and stored there. If you are logged in to one of the services, the providers can directly assign your visit to our website to your profile in the respective social network. If you interact with the plugins, for example press the 'Like' or 'Share' button, the corresponding information is also transmitted directly to a server of the provider and stored there. The information is also published on the social network and shown to your contacts there. This serves to safeguard our predominant legitimate interests in the optimal marketing of our offer in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit.f GDPR.

If you do not want the social networks to assign the data collected via our wesite directly to your profile in the respective service, you must log out of the relevant service before visiting our website. You can completely prevent the loading of plug-ins with add-ons for your browser with, for example, the script blocker 'NoScript' (http://noscript.net/).

Youtube Video Plugins

Third-party content is included on this website. This content is provided by Google LLC ('provider').
YouTube is operated by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ('Google').
The extended data protection setting is activated for videos from YouTube that are integrated on our site. This means that no information from website visitors is collected and stored on YouTube unless they play the video. The integration of the videos serves to safeguard our predominantly legitimate interests in an optimal marketing of our offer in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit.f GDPR.
The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by the provider, as well as your related rights and setting options to protect your privacy, can be found in Google's data protection information:

https://developers.google.com/+/web/buttons-policy

Our online presence on Facebook, Google, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest

Our presence on social networks and platforms serves for better, active communication with our customers and interested parties. There we provide information about our products and current special promotions.

When you visit our social media profiles, your data can be automatically collected and saved for market research and advertising purposes. So-called usage profiles are created from this data using pseudonyms. These can be used, for example, to place advertisements inside and outside the platforms that presumably correspond to your interests. For this purpose, cookies are usually used on your device. The visitor behavior and the interests of the user are stored in these cookies. According to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit.f. GDPR, this serves to safeguard our legitimate interests, which predominate in the context of a weighing of interests, in an optimized presentation of our offer and effective communication with customers and interested parties. If you are asked for consent to data processing by the respective social media platform operator, e.g. with the help of a checkbox, the legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR.

As far as the aforementioned social media platforms are headquartered in the USA, the following applies: The European Commission has issued an adequacy decision for the USA. This goes back to the EU-US Privacy Shield. A current certificate for the respective company can be viewed here.

For detailed information on the processing and use of the data by the providers on their pages, as well as a contact option and your related rights and setting options to protect your privacy, in particular options for objection (opt-out), please refer to the privacy policy of the providers linked below. If you still need help in this regard, you can contact us.


Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/


The data processing takes place on the basis of an agreement between jointly responsible persons in accordance with Art. 26 GDPR, which you can view here:


https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/page_controller_addendum


Google/ YouTube: https://policies.google.com/privacy


Twitter: https://twitter.com/en/privacy


Instagram: https://help.instagram.com/519522125107875


Pinterest: https://about.pinterest.com/en/privacy-policy


Widerspruchsmöglichkeit (Opt-Out):

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=ads


Google/ YouTube: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated


Twitter: https://twitter.com/personalization


Instagram: https://help.instagram.com/519522125107875


Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.de/?next=/settings/

9. Sending evaluation reminders by email

If you have given us your express consent to this during or after your order in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR, we will use your e-mail address as a reminder to submit an evaluation of your order using our rating system.
This consent can be revoked at any time by sending a message to the contact option provided at the outset here.

10. Contact options and your rights

As the concerned party, you have the following rights:

  • In accordance with Art. 15 GDPR, you have the right to request information about your personal data processed by us to the extent specified therein;
  • In accordance with Art. 16 GDPR, you have the right to immediately request the correction of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored by us;
  • In accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, you have the right to request the deletion of your personal data stored by us, unless further processing is required
    - to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information;

    - to fulfill a legal obligation

    - for reasons of public interest or

    - is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims;

  • In accordance with Art. 18 GDPR, you have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data, in as far as
    - you dispute the accuracy of the data;

    - the processing is unlawful, but you refuse to delete it;

    - we no longer need the data, but you need them to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or

    - you have lodged an objection to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR;

  • In accordance with Art. 20 GDPR, you have the right to receive the personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request that it be transmitted to another person responsible;
  • In accordance with Art. 77 GDPR, you have the right to complain to a supervisory authority. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or work or our company headquarters.


If you have any questions about the collection, processing or use of your personal data, information, correction, blocking or deletion of data as well as revocation of granted consent or objection to a specific use of data, please contact us directly using the contact details in our masthead.
 
Right to object

If we process personal data as explained above in order to safeguard our legitimate interests, which are predominant in the context of a weighing of interests, you can object to this processing with effect for the future. If the processing is carried out for direct marketing purposes, you can exercise this right at any time as described above. If the processing takes place for other purposes, you only have a right of objection if there are reasons that arise from your particular situation.

After exercising your right of objection, we will no longer process your personal data for these purposes unless we can prove compelling legitimate reasons for the processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or if the processing requires the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims.

This does not apply if the processing is carried out for direct marketing purposes. Then we will no longer process your personal data for this purpose.