Data protection

Data protection

Unless otherwise stated below, the provision of your personal data is not required by law or contract, nor is it necessary for the conclusion of a contract. You are not obliged to provide the data. Failure to provide it has no consequences. This only applies if no other information is given in the subsequent processing operations.
"Personal data" means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.


server log files
You can visit our website without providing any personal information.
Every time you access our website, usage data is transmitted to us or our web host / IT service provider by your Internet browser and stored in log data (so-called server log files). This stored data includes, for example, the name of the page called up, the date and time of the call, the IP address, the amount of data transferred and the requesting provider. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR from our overriding legitimate interest in ensuring trouble-free operation of our website and improving our offer.
Your data will be transmitted to Canada, among other places. The EU Commission has issued an adequacy decision for data transfers to Canada.

Contact

Responsible
Contact us if you wish. The person responsible for data processing is: Levent Yilmaz, GrĂŒnscheid, 17a, 51399 Burscheid Germany, 0049 151 109 708 24, info@kerbstueck.de


Customer contact via e-mail
If you initiate business contact with us by e-mail, we will only collect your personal data (name, e-mail address, message text) to the extent you have made them available. The data processing serves to process and answer your contact request.

If the establishment of contact serves to carry out pre-contractual measures (e.g. advice on purchase interest, preparation of an offer) or concerns a contract already concluded between you and us, this data processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. b GDPR.
If contact is made for other reasons, this data processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR from our overriding legitimate interest in processing and answering your request. In this case, you have the right, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to object to the processing of your personal data based on Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR at any time.
We only use your e-mail address to process your request. Your data will then be deleted in compliance with statutory retention periods, unless you have consented to further processing and use.

Collection and processing when using the contact form
When you use the contact form, we collect your personal data (name, email address, message text) only to the extent you have provided. The data processing serves the purpose of establishing contact.

If the establishment of contact serves to carry out pre-contractual measures (e.g. advice on purchase interest, preparation of an offer) or concerns a contract already concluded between you and us, this data processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. b GDPR.
If contact is made for other reasons, this data processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR from our overriding legitimate interest in processing and answering your request. In this case, you have the right, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to object to the processing of your personal data based on Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR at any time.
We only use your e-mail address to process your request. Your data will then be deleted in compliance with statutory retention periods, unless you have consented to further processing and use.

Collection and processing when sending images via upload
We provide an upload function for image files on our website. It is thus possible to send images to us using encrypted data transmission. With the transmission of your images, we may only collect your personal data (image of an identifiable person) to the extent provided by you. The purpose of data processing is to create personalized products. The image sent serves as a template for the product and is used for this (e.g. t-shirt print). The processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. b GDPR and is necessary for the fulfillment of a contract with you.
Your
data will not be passed on.
We only use the picture you sent within the framework of the provision of services. Your data will then be deleted in compliance with statutory retention periods, unless you have consented to further processing and use.

Collection and processing when sending images by email
You have the option of sending us pictures by e-mail in connection with ordering a personalized product.
With the transmission of your images, we may only collect your personal data (image of an identifiable person) to the extent provided by you. The purpose of data processing is to create personalized products. The image sent serves as a template for the product and is used for this (e.g. t-shirt print). The processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. b GDPR and is necessary for the fulfillment of a contract with you.
Your data will not be passed on.
We only use the image you send us as part of the provision of services. Your data will then be deleted in compliance with statutory retention periods, unless you have consented to further processing and use.


Customer Account Orders

customer account
When you open a customer account, we collect your personal data to the extent specified there. The purpose of data processing is to improve your shopping experience and to simplify order processing. The processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time by notifying us without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to the revocation. Your customer account will then be deleted.

Collection, processing and disclosure of personal data when placing orders
When you place an order, we only collect and process your personal data to the extent that this is necessary to fulfill and process your order and to process your inquiries. The provision of the data is necessary for the conclusion of the contract. Non-provision means that no contract can be concluded. The processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. b GDPR and is necessary for the fulfillment of a contract with you.
Your data will be passed on, for example, to the shipping companies and dropshipping providers, payment service providers, service providers for order processing and IT service providers you have selected. In all cases, we strictly observe the legal requirements. The amount of data transmission is limited to a minimum.
Your data will be transmitted to Canada, among other places. The EU Commission has issued an adequacy decision for data transfers to Canada.


reviews advertising

Data collection when writing a comment or rating
When commenting/evaluating an article or a contribution, we collect your personal data (name, e-mail address, comment text) only to the extent provided by you. The purpose of the processing is to enable comments/evaluations and to display comments/evaluations.

For the purpose of verifying your rating, we also collect the following data: Order number .
By submitting the comment/evaluation, you agree to the processing of the transmitted data. The processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time by notifying us without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to the revocation. Your personal data will then be deleted.

When your comment is published, the name and email address you provided will be published.

Google customer reviews rating tool
We use the rating tool for Google customer reviews from Google LLC (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google") for our website.

After your order, we would like to ask you to rate and comment on your purchase from us. For this purpose, we will send you an e-mail, using Google's survey opt-in module. The following information, among others, can be processed and transmitted to Google: order details (e.g. order ID, country of delivery, expected delivery date, GTIN of the products ordered) and your e-mail address.
Your data may be transmitted to the USA. There is no adequacy decision by the EU Commission for the USA. The data transmission takes place, among other things, on the basis of standard contractual clauses as suitable guarantees for the protection of personal data, which can be viewed at: https://privacy.google.com/businesses/controllerterms/ and https://business.safety.google/adscontrollerterms . The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future, without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to the revocation.
You can find more information on the terms of use and data protection when using Google customer reviews at https://www.google.com/shopping/customerreviews/static/tos/de/1_01_tos.html and at https://policies.google.com/privacy ?hl=de
Use of the e-mail address for sending newsletters
Irrespective of contract processing, we use your e-mail address exclusively for our own advertising purposes for sending newsletters, provided you have expressly consented to this. The processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to the revocation. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time using the corresponding link in the newsletter or by notifying us. Your e-mail address will then be removed from the mailing list.

Use of email address for sending direct mail
We use your e-mail address, which we received as part of the sale of goods or services, for the electronic transmission of advertising for our own goods or services that are similar to those that you have already purchased from us, insofar as you have these have not objected to its use. The provision of the e-mail address is required for the conclusion of the contract. Non-provision means that no contract can be concluded. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR from our overriding legitimate interest in direct advertising. You can object to this use of your e-mail address at any time by notifying us. The contact details for exercising the objection can be found in the imprint. You can also use the link provided for this purpose in the promotional e-mail. There are no costs for this other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs.


Shipping service provider merchandise management

Forwarding of the e-mail address to shipping companies for information about the shipping status
We pass on your e-mail address to the transport company as part of the contract processing, provided that you have expressly consented to this during the ordering process. The purpose of the transfer is to inform you about the shipping status by e-mail. The processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time by notifying us or the transport company, without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to the revocation.


Use of an external merchandise management system
We use a merchandise management system for contract processing as part of order processing. For this purpose, your personal data collected as part of the order will be sent to
Shopify International Limited Victoria Buildings, 2nd Floor 1-2 Haddington Road Dublin 4, D04 XN32
transmitted.


Payment service provider credit report

Using PayPal Express
We use the PayPal Express payment service from PayPal (Europe) S.Ă .rl et Cie, SCA (22-24 Boulevard Royal L-2449, Luxembourg; "PayPal") on our website. The purpose of data processing is to be able to offer you payment via the PayPal Express payment service. In order to integrate this payment service, it is necessary for PayPal to collect, store and analyze data (e.g. IP address, device type, operating system, browser type, location of your device) when the website is accessed. Cookies can also be used for this. The cookies enable your browser to be recognized.
The processing of your personal data takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR from our overriding legitimate interest in a customer-oriented offer of various payment methods. You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time for reasons that arise from your particular situation.
By selecting and using PayPal Express, the data required for payment processing is transmitted to PayPal in order to be able to fulfill the contract with you using the selected payment method. This processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR. More information on data processing when using the PayPal Express payment service can be found in the associated data protection declaration at www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full?locale.x=de_DE#Updated_PS .

Using PayPal Check Out
We use the PayPal Check-Out payment service from PayPal (Europe) S.Ă .rl et Cie, SCA (22-24 Boulevard Royal L-2449, Luxembourg; "PayPal") on our website. The data processing serves the purpose of being able to offer you payment via the payment service. With the selection and use of payment via PayPal, credit card via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal or "Pay later" via PayPal, the data required for payment processing is transmitted to PayPal in order to be able to fulfill the contract with you with the selected payment method. This processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR.
Credit card via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal & "Pay later" via PayPal
For individual payment methods such as credit card via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal or "Pay later" via PayPal, PayPal reserves the right to obtain creditworthiness information on the basis of mathematical-statistical procedures using credit agencies. For this purpose, PayPal transmits the personal data required for a credit check to a credit agency and uses the information received about the statistical probability of non-payment for a balanced decision on the establishment, implementation or termination of the contractual relationship. The credit report can contain probability values ​​(score values), which are calculated on the basis of scientifically recognized mathematical-statistical methods and which, among other things, include address data. Your concerns will be considered in accordance with the statutory provisions. The data processing serves the purpose of a credit check for the initiation of a contract. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR from our overriding legitimate interest in protection against non-payment if PayPal makes an advance payment.
You have the right, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to object at any time to the processing of your personal data based on Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR by notifying PayPal. The provision of the data is necessary for the conclusion of the contract with the payment method you require. Non-provision means that the contract cannot be concluded with the payment method you have chosen.
Third party providers
When paying via a third-party payment method, the data required for payment processing is transmitted to PayPal. This processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR. In order to carry out this payment method, the data may then be passed on to the respective provider by PayPal. This processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR. Examples of local third-party providers can be:

- Immediately (SOFORT GmbH, Theresienhöhe 12, 80339 Munich, Germany)
- giropay (Paydirekt GmbH, Stephanstr. 14-16, 60313 Frankfurt am Main
Purchase on account via PayPal
When paying via the purchase on account payment method, the data required for payment processing is first transmitted to PayPal. To carry out this payment method, PayPal then transmits the data to Ratepay GmbH (Franklinstraße 28-29, 10587 Berlin; "Ratepay") in order to be able to fulfill the contract with you using the selected payment method. This processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR. Ratepay may carry out a credit check on the basis of mathematical-statistical methods (probability or score values) using credit bureaus according to the procedure already described above. The data processing serves the purpose of a credit check for the initiation of a contract. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR from our overriding legitimate interest in protection against non-payment if Ratepay pays in advance. Further information on data protection and which credit agencies use Ratpay can be found at https://www.ratepay.com/legal-payment-dataprivacy/ and https://www.ratepay.com/legal-payment-creditagencies/ .

More information on data processing when using PayPal can be found in the associated data protection declaration at https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full .
Use of Klarna payment options
We use the payment service of Klarna Bank AB (publ) (SveavÀgen 46, 111 34 Stockholm, Sweden; "Klarna") on our website. With the selection and use of payment via Klarna, the data required for payment processing is transmitted to Klarna in order to be able to fulfill the contract with you with the selected payment method. This processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR.
"Pay Later" (invoice), "Pay Now" (payment by direct debit), "Financing" (hire purchase)
For individual payment methods such as "Pay Later" (invoice), "Pay Now" (payment by direct debit), "Financing" (hire purchase), Klarna reserves the right to obtain a credit check on the basis of mathematical-statistical processes using credit agencies.
For this purpose, Klarna transmits the personal data required for a credit check, such as first and last name, address, gender, e-mail address, IP address and data relating to the order for the purpose of identity and credit checks to a to a credit agency and uses the information received about the statistical probability of non-payment for a balanced decision on the establishment, implementation or termination of the contractual relationship. The credit report can contain probability values ​​(score values), which are calculated on the basis of scientifically recognized mathematical-statistical methods and which, among other things, include address data. Your concerns will be considered in accordance with the statutory provisions. The data processing serves the purpose of a credit check for the initiation of a contract. The processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR from our overriding legitimate interest in protection against non-payment if Klarna makes an advance payment. You have the right, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to object at any time to the processing of your personal data based on Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR by notifying Klarna. The provision of the data is necessary for the conclusion of the contract with the payment method you require. Non-provision means that the contract cannot be concluded with the payment method you have chosen.
Further information, in particular to which credit agencies Klarna passes on your personal data, can be found for Germany at https://cdn.klarna.com/1.0/shared/content/legal/terms/0/de_de/credit_rating_agencies and for Austria at https:// cdn.klarna.com/1.0/shared/content/legal/terms/0/de_at/credit_rating_agencies
General information about Klarna is available for Germany at: https://www.klarna.com/de/ and for Austria at https://www.klarna.com/at/ . Your personal information will be processed by Klarna in accordance with the applicable data protection regulations and in accordance with the information in Klarna's data protection regulations for Germany at https://cdn.klarna.com/1.0/shared/content/legal/terms/0/de_de/privacy and for Austria at https://cdn.klarna.com/1.0/shared/content/legal/terms/0/de_at/privacy .

cookies
Our website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored in the internet browser or by the internet browser on a user's computer system. If a user calls up a website, a cookie can be stored on the user's operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic character string that enables the browser to be clearly identified when the website is called up again.
Cookies are stored on your computer. Therefore, you have full control over the use of cookies. By selecting the appropriate technical settings in your Internet browser, you can be notified before cookies are set and decide individually whether to accept them and prevent the storage of cookies and the transmission of the data they contain. Cookies that have already been saved can be deleted at any time. However, we would like to point out that you may then not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent.
You can use the links below to find out how you can manage (including deactivate) cookies in the most important browsers:

Technically necessary cookies
Unless otherwise specified below in the data protection declaration, we only use these technically necessary cookies for the purpose of making our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Furthermore, cookies enable our systems to recognize your browser even after you have changed pages and to offer you services. Some functions of our website cannot be offered without the use of cookies. For these it is necessary that the browser is recognized even after a page change.
The use of cookies or comparable technologies is based on Section 25 (2) TTDSG. The processing of your personal data takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR from our overriding legitimate interest in guaranteeing the optimal functionality of the website and a user-friendly and effective design of our offer.
You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time for reasons that arise from your particular situation.
Use of Consent Manager
We use the consent management tool Consentmanager from Consentmanager AB (HÄltegelvÀgen 1b, 72348 VÀsterÄs, Sweden; "Consentmanager") on our website.

The tool enables you to give consent to data processing via the website, in particular the setting of cookies, and to make use of your right of withdrawal for consent that has already been given.
Data processing serves the purpose of obtaining and documenting the necessary consent to data processing and thus complying with legal obligations.
Cookies can be used. The following information, among others, can be collected and transmitted to Consentmanager: Date and time of the page view, information about the browser you are using and the device you are using, anonymized IP address, opt-in and opt-out data. This data will not be passed on to other third parties.
The data is processed to fulfill a legal obligation on the basis of Article 6 (1) (c) GDPR.
You can find more information on data protection at Consentmanager at: https://www.consentmanager.net/privacy.php


analysis

Use of Google Analytics
We use the web analytics service Google Analytics from Google Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland; "Google") on our website.
The data processing serves the purpose of analyzing this website and its visitors as well as for marketing and advertising purposes. For this purpose, Google will use the information obtained 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 related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. Among other things, the following information can be collected: IP address, date and time of the page view, click path, information about the browser you are using and the device you are using (device), pages visited, referrer URL (website via which you visit our website). visited the website), location data, purchase activities. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
Google Analytics uses technologies such as cookies, web storage in the browser and tracking pixels, which enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated in this way about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. There is no adequacy decision by the EU Commission for the USA. The data transmission takes place, among other things, on the basis of standard contractual clauses as suitable guarantees for the protection of personal data, which can be viewed at: https://policies.google.com/privacy/frameworks and https://business.safety.google/adsprocessorterms/ . Both Google and US government agencies have access to your data. Your data may be linked by Google with other data, such as your search history, your personal accounts, your usage data from other devices and any other data that Google has about you.
IP anonymization is activated on this website. As a result, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there.
The processing of your personal data takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR from our overriding legitimate interest in the needs-based and targeted design of the website. You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time for reasons that arise from your particular situation.
You can prevent the data generated by Google Analytics and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) from being sent to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
To prevent data collection and storage by Google Analytics across devices, you can set an opt-out cookie. Opt-out cookies prevent future collection of your data when you visit this website. You must opt-out on all systems and devices used for this to have full effect. If you delete the opt-out cookie, requests will be sent to Google again. If you click here, the opt-out cookie will be set: Disable Google Analytics .
You can find more information on terms of use and data protection at https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html or at https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/ and at https:/ /policies.google.com/technologies/cookies?hl=de .

Plugins and Miscellaneous

Use of Social Plugins
We use social network plug-ins on our website. The integration of social plug-ins and the data processing that takes place in the process serve the purpose of optimizing advertising for our products.

When social plug-ins are integrated, a link is established between your computer and the servers of the social network provider and the plug-in is displayed on the page by notifying your browser, provided you have expressly consented to this. Both your IP address and the information about which of our pages you have visited are transmitted to the provider's server. This applies regardless of whether you are registered or logged in to the social network. Transmission also takes place for users who are not registered or not logged in. If you are connected to one or more of your social network accounts at the same time, the information collected can also be assigned to your corresponding profiles. When using the plug-in functions (e.g. by pressing the button), this information is also assigned to your user account. You can prevent this assignment by logging out of your social media accounts before visiting our website and before activating the buttons.
Cookies or comparable technologies are used with your consent on the basis of Section 25 (1) sentence 1 TTDSG in conjunction with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR. Your personal data will be processed with your consent on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a GDPR. You can revoke your consent at any time without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to the revocation.
The social networks named below are integrated into our website using social plug-ins. You can find more detailed information on the scope and purpose of the collection and use of the data as well as your rights in this regard and options for protecting your privacy in the linked data protection notices of the providers.

AddThis from Oracle America, Inc. (500 Oracle Parkway, Redwood Shores, CA 94065, USA)
https://www.addthis.com/privacy/privacy-policy
Your data may be transmitted to the USA. There is no adequacy decision by the EU Commission for the USA. The data transfer takes place, among other things, on the basis of standard contractual clauses as suitable guarantees for the protection of personal data, which can be viewed at: https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/law-topic/data-protection/international-dimension-data-protection /standard-contractual-clauses-scc_de
Facebook of Meta Platforms Ireland Limited (4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland)
Meta Platforms Ireland and we are jointly responsible for the collection of your data that takes place when the service is integrated and the transmission of this data to Facebook. This is based on an agreement between us and Meta Platforms Ireland on the joint processing of personal data, in which the respective responsibilities are defined. The agreement is available at https://www.facebook.com/legal/controller_addendum . According to this, we are particularly responsible for fulfilling the information obligations in accordance with Art. 13, 14 GDPR, for complying with the security requirements of Art. 32 GDPR with regard to the correct technical implementation and configuration of the service and for complying with the obligations in accordance with Art. 33 , 34 GDPR to the extent that a personal data breach affects our obligations under the Joint Processing Agreement. Meta Platforms Ireland is responsible for enabling the rights of data subjects in accordance with Art. 15 - 20 GDPR, complying with the security requirements of Art. 32 GDPR with regard to the security of the service and the obligations under Art. 33, 34 GDPR, insofar as a violation of personal data protection affects Meta Platforms Ireland's obligations under the Joint Processing Agreement.
Your data may be transmitted to the USA. There is no adequacy decision by the EU Commission for the USA. The data transfer takes place, among other things, on the basis of standard contractual clauses as suitable guarantees for the protection of personal data, which can be viewed at: https://www.facebook.com/legal/EU_data_transfer_addendum .
You can find more information about the collection and use of data by Facebook, your rights in this regard and options for protecting your privacy in Facebook's data protection information at https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/ .
Instagram of Meta Platforms Ireland Limited (4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland):
https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388

Your data may be transmitted to the USA. There is no adequacy decision by the EU Commission for the USA. The data transfer takes place, among other things, on the basis of standard contractual clauses as suitable guarantees for the protection of personal data, which can be viewed at: https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/law-topic/data-protection/international-dimension-data-protection /standard-contractual-clauses-scc_en .
LinkedIn of LinkedIn Corporation (2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA)
https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy?trk=uno-reg-guest-home-privacy-policy

Your data may be transmitted to the USA. There is no adequacy decision by the EU Commission for the USA.

Pinterest by Pinterest Inc. (635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA)
https://policy.pinterest.com/de/privacy-policy

Your data may be transmitted to the USA. There is no adequacy decision by the EU Commission for the USA.

Twitter de Twitter Inc. (1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94107, EE.UU.)
https://twitter.com/privacy

Your data may be transmitted to the USA. There is no adequacy decision by the EU Commission for the USA.
Xing of XING SE (Dammtorstrasse 30, 20354 Hamburg)
https://www.xing.com/privacy

Your data may be transmitted to the USA. There is no adequacy decision by the EU Commission for the USA. The data transfer takes place, among other things, on the basis of standard contractual clauses as suitable guarantees for the protection of personal data, which can be viewed at: https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/law-topic/data-protection/international-dimension-data-protection /standard-contractual-clauses-scc_en .
Use of social plug-ins via "Shariff"
We use social network plug-ins on our website. We use the privacy-safe "Shariff" button so that you retain control of your data.

No links to the servers of the social networks will be established and consequently no data will be transmitted without your express consent.
"Shariff" is a development by the specialists at the computer magazine c't. It enables more privacy on the web and replaces the usual "share" buttons on social networks. More information on the Shariff project can be found here https://www.heise.de/ct/artikel/Shariff-Social-Media-Buttons-mit-Datenschutz-2467514.html .
If you click on the button, a pop-up window appears in which you can log in to the respective provider with your data. Only after you have actively logged in will a direct connection to the social networks be established.
By logging in, you give your consent to the transfer of your data to the respective social media provider. Here, among other things, both your IP address and information about which of our pages you have visited are transmitted. If you are connected to one or more of your social network accounts at the same time, the information collected will also be assigned to your corresponding profiles. You can only prevent this assignment by logging out of your social media accounts before visiting our website and before activating the buttons. The social networks named below are integrated using the “Shariff” function.
You can find more detailed information on the scope and purpose of the collection and use of the data as well as your rights in this regard and options for protecting your privacy in the linked data protection notices of the providers.

AddThis from Oracle America, Inc. (500 Oracle Parkway, Redwood Shores, CA 94065, USA) https://www.addthis.com/privacy/privacy-policy
Your data may be transmitted to the USA. There is no adequacy decision by the EU Commission for the USA. The data transfer takes place, among other things, on the basis of standard contractual clauses as suitable guarantees for the protection of personal data, which can be viewed at: https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/law-topic/data-protection/international-dimension-data-protection /standard-contractual-clauses-scc_de

Facebook of Meta Platforms Ireland Limited (4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland):
https://www.facebook.com/policy.php
Your data may be transmitted to the USA. There is no adequacy decision by the EU Commission for the USA. The data transfer takes place, among other things, on the basis of standard contractual clauses as suitable guarantees for the protection of personal data, which can be viewed at: https://www.facebook.com/legal/EU_data_transfer_addendum .


Instagram of Meta Platforms Ireland Limited (4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland) https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388 .
Your data may be transmitted to the USA. There is no adequacy decision by the EU Commission for the USA. The data transfer takes place, among other things, on the basis of standard contractual clauses as suitable guarantees for the protection of personal data, which can be viewed at: https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/law-topic/data-protection/international-dimension-data-protection /standard-contractual-clauses-scc_en .

LinkedIn of LinkedIn Corporation (2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA)
https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy?trk=uno-reg-guest-home-privacy-policy

Your data may be transmitted to the USA. There is no adequacy decision by the EU Commission for the USA.

Pinterest by Pinterest Inc. (635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA)
https://policy.pinterest.com/de/privacy-policy

Your data may be transmitted to the USA. There is no adequacy decision by the EU Commission for the USA.

Twitter of Twitter Inc. (1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA) https://twitter.com/privacy
Your data may be transmitted to the USA. There is no adequacy decision by the EU Commission for the USA.

Xing of XING SE (Dammtorstrasse 30, 20354 Hamburg)
https://www.xing.com/privacy
Your data may be transmitted to the USA. There is no adequacy decision by the EU Commission for the USA. The data transfer takes place, among other things, on the basis of standard contractual clauses as suitable guarantees for the protection of personal data, which can be viewed at: https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/law-topic/data-protection/international-dimension-data-protection /standard-contractual-clauses-scc_en .

Use of Google reCAPTCHA
We use the reCAPTCHA service from Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland; "Google") on our website. The query serves the purpose of distinguishing between input by a human and automated, machine processing. For this purpose, your input will be transmitted to Google and used there. In addition, the IP address and any other data required by Google for the reCAPTCHA service will be transmitted to Google. This data is processed by Google within the European Union and may also be transmitted to Google LLC servers in the USA. There is no adequacy decision by the EU Commission for the USA. The data transmission takes place, among other things, on the basis of standard contractual clauses as suitable guarantees for the protection of personal data, which can be viewed at: https://policies.google.com/privacy/frameworks .
Cookies or comparable technologies are used with your consent on the basis of Section 25 (1) sentence 1 TTDSG in conjunction with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR. Your personal data will be processed with your consent on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a GDPR. You can revoke your consent at any time without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to the revocation.
You can find more information about Google reCAPTCHA and the associated data protection declaration at: https://www.google.com/recaptcha/intro/android.html and https://www.google.com/privacy .
Using Google invisible reCAPTCHA
We use the invisible reCAPTCHA service from Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland; "Google") on our website.
This serves the purpose of distinguishing between input by a human and automated, machine processing. In the background, Google collects and analyzes usage data that is used by Invisible reCaptcha to distinguish regular users from bots. For this purpose, your input will be transmitted to Google and used there. In addition, the IP address and any other data required by Google for the Invisible reCAPTCHA service will be transmitted to Google.

This data is processed by Google within the European Union and possibly also in the USA. There is no adequacy decision by the EU Commission for the USA. The data is transmitted, among other things, on the basis of standard contractual clauses as suitable guarantees for the protection of personal data, which can be viewed at: https://policies.google.com/privacy/frameworks .
Cookies or comparable technologies are used with your consent on the basis of Section 25 (1) sentence 1 TTDSG in conjunction with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR. Your personal data will be processed with your consent on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a GDPR. You can revoke your consent at any time without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to the revocation.

You can find more information about Google reC APTCHA and the associated data protection declaration at: https://www.google.com/recaptcha/intro/android.html and https://www.google.com/privacy

Use of Google Maps
We use the function for embedding Google Maps maps from Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, "Google") on our website.
The function enables the visual representation of geographic information and interactive maps. Google also collects, processes and uses data from visitors to the website when the pages in which Google Maps are integrated are accessed.

Your data may also be transmitted to the USA. There is no adequacy decision by the EU Commission for the USA. The data transmission takes place, among other things, on the basis of standard contractual clauses as suitable guarantees for the protection of personal data, which can be viewed at: https://policies.google.com/privacy/frameworks .
Cookies or comparable technologies are used with your consent on the basis of Section 25 (1) sentence 1 TTDSG in conjunction with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR. Your personal data will be processed with your consent on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a GDPR. You can revoke your consent at any time without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to the revocation.
For more information on how Google collects and uses data, see Google's privacy policy at https://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html . There you can also change your settings in the data protection center so that you can manage and protect your data processed by Google.

Use of Google Fonts
We use Google Fonts from Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland; "Google") on our website.

The data processing serves the purpose of the uniform display of fonts on our website. In order to load the fonts, a connection to Google servers is established when the page is accessed. Cookies can be used here. Among other things, your IP address and information about the browser you are using is processed and transmitted to Google. This data is not linked to your Google account.
Your data may be transmitted to the USA. There is no adequacy decision by the EU Commission for the USA. The data transmission takes place, among other things, on the basis of standard contractual clauses as suitable guarantees for the protection of personal data, which can be viewed at: https://policies.google.com/privacy/frameworks .
Cookies or comparable technologies are used with your consent on the basis of Section 25 (1) sentence 1 TTDSG in conjunction with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR. Your personal data will be processed with your consent on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a GDPR. You can revoke your consent at any time without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to the revocation.
You can find more information on data processing and data protection at https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/ and at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq .

Use of Adobe Fonts
We use Adobe Fonts from Adobe Systems Software Ireland Limited (4-6 Riverwalk Citywest Business Campus, Dublin 24, Ireland; "Adobe") on our website.
The data processing serves the purpose of the uniform display of fonts on our website. In order to load the fonts, a connection to the Adobe servers is established when the page is accessed. Cookies can be used here. Among other things, your IP address and information about the browser and operating system you are using is processed and transmitted to Adobe.
Your data may be transferred to third countries such as the USA and India. There is no adequacy decision by the EU Commission for the USA and India. The data transmission takes place, among other things, on the basis of standard contractual clauses as suitable guarantees for the protection of personal data, which can be viewed at: https://policies.google.com/privacy/frameworks .
Cookies or comparable technologies are used with your consent on the basis of Section 25 (1) sentence 1 TTDSG in conjunction with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR. Your personal data will be processed with your consent on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a GDPR. You can revoke your consent at any time without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to the revocation.
You can find more information on data processing and data protection at https://www.adobe.com/de/privacy/policy.html and at https://www.adobe.com/de/privacy/policies/adobe-fonts.html .


Data subject rights and storage period

Duration of storage
After completion of the contract, the data will initially be stored for the duration of the warranty period, then taking into account statutory retention periods, in particular tax and commercial law, and then deleted after the period has expired, unless you have consented to further processing and use.


rights of the data subject
If the legal requirements are met, you have the following rights under Art. 15 to 20 GDPR: Right to information, to correction, to deletion, to restriction of processing, to data portability.
In addition, according to Art. 21 Para. 1 GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing based on Art. 6 Para. 1 f GDPR and to processing for the purpose of direct advertising.

Right of appeal to the supervisory authority
According to Art. 77 GDPR, you have the right to complain to the supervisory authority if you believe that your personal data is not being processed lawfully.


You can lodge a complaint, among other things, with the supervisory authority responsible for us, which you can reach under the following contact details:

State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information North Rhine-Westphalia
P.O. Box 20 04 44
40102 Dusseldorf
Phone: +49 211 384240
Fax: +49 211 38424999

Email: poststelle@ldi.nrw.de

Right to object
If the personal data processing listed here is based on our legitimate interest in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR, you have the right to object to this processing at any time for reasons that arise from your particular situation with effect for the future.
After an objection has been raised, the processing of the data concerned will be terminated unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or if the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.


If personal data is processed for direct marketing purposes, you can object to this processing at any time by notifying us. After the objection has been raised, we will stop processing the data concerned for the purpose of direct advertising.

last update: 29.11.2022

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