Data protection

(latest version) as of: 26.06.2019

Responsible for the data processing is:
arti promotion GmbH
IT-Abteilung/Datenschutz
Wellseedamm 18
24145 Kiel
Germany
Tel.: +49 (0) 5245 8369 888
E-mail: datenschutz@arti-promotion.de

We appreciate your interest in our online shop. The protection of your privacy is very important to us. Below we inform you in detail about the handling of your data.

1. Access data and hosting
You can visit our website without giving any personal information. Each time a web page is called, the web server merely automatically stores a so-called server log file, which is e.g. contains the name of the requested file, your IP address, the date and time of the retrieval, the amount of data transferred and the requesting provider (access data) and documents the retrieval.
These access data are evaluated exclusively for the purpose of ensuring a trouble-free operation of the site as well as the improvement of our offer. In accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR the preservation of our legitimate interests, which predominate in the context of a weighing up 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 page visit.

Hosting services by a third party
Within the framework of a processing on our behalf, a third party provider provides the services for hosting and displaying the website. This serves to safeguard our legitimate interests, which are predominantly justified in the interests of weighing up our interests, in order to correctly present our offer. All data collected as part of the use of this website or in the forms provided in the online shop as described below will be processed on its servers. Processing on other servers takes place only in the framework explained here. This service provider is located within a country of the European Union or the European Economic Area.

2. Data collection and use for contract execution, contacting
We collect personal information if you voluntarily disclose it to us as part of your order or when contacting us (for example, by contact form or e-mail). Obligatory fields are marked as such, since in these cases we need the data for contract processing or to process your contact and you can not send the order or the contact without their specification. The data collected is shown in the respective input forms. We use the data communicated by you in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b GDPR for contract execution and processing your requests. Insofar as you consent to this pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. If you have issued a GDPR by choosing to open a customer account, we will use your data for the purposes of customer account opening. After completion of the contract or deletion of your customer account, your data will be restricted for further processing and deleted after expiry of the tax and commercial retention periods, unless you have expressly consented to a further use of your data or we reserve the right to further data use, the is legally permitted and about which we inform you in this statement. The deletion of your customer account is possible at any time and can be done either by a message to the contact option described below or via a designated function in the customer account. 

3. Data transfer
For fulfillment of the contract pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b GDPR, we pass on your data to the shipping company commissioned with the delivery, insofar as this is necessary for the delivery of ordered goods. Depending on which payment service provider you select in the order process, we will forward the payment data collected to the credit institution commissioned with the payment and any payment service providers commissioned by us to process the payments or to the selected payment service. In part, the selected payment service providers collect these data themselves, as long as you create an account there. In this case, you must log in to the payment service provider with your access data during the ordering process. In this respect, the privacy policy of the respective payment service provider applies.
The same applies to the data transfer to our manufacturers or wholesalers in the cases in which they take over the shipping for us (third-party business).

Data transfer to collection companies
For fulfillment of the contract pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b GDPR we pass on your data to a commissioned collection agency, as long as our payment claim has not been settled despite the previous reminder. In this case, the claim is collected directly by the collection agency. In addition, the disclosure of the preservation of our legitimate interests, which prevail in the context of a weighing up of interests, in an effective assertion or enforcement of our payment claim in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR.

4. E-mail newsletter and mail advertising
E-mail advertising with registration for the newsletter
If you subscribe to our newsletter, we will use the data required or separately provided by you to regularly send you our e-mail newsletter based on your consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. to send a GDPR.
Unsubscribing from the newsletter is possible at any time and can be done either by a message to the contact option described below or via a dedicated link in the newsletter. After unsubscribing, we will delete your e-mail address, unless you have expressly consented to the further use of your data or we reserve the right to further data usage, which is permitted by law and about which we inform you in this statement.
The newsletter will be sent as part of a processing on our behalf by a service provider, to which we pass on your e-mail address.
This service provider is located within a country of the European Union or the European Economic Area.

Postal advertising and your right to object
In addition, we reserve the right to use your first and last name as well as your postal address for our own advertising purposes, e.g. for sending interesting offers and information about our products by post. This serves to safeguard our legitimate interests, which are predominantly justified in the interests of weighing up our interests, in a promotional approach to our customers in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR.

5. Data usage in payment processing
Credit check
If we enter in advance, e.g. When purchasing on account, it is for the conclusion of the contract in accordance with Art. 22 para. 2 lit. a GDPR required to obtain identity and credit information from specialized service companies (credit reference agencies). For this purpose, we will transfer your personal data required for a credit check to the following companies:

SCHUFA Holding AG
Kormoranweg 5
65201 Wiesbaden

Appropriate measures to safeguard your rights, freedoms and legitimate interests will be taken into account. You have the opportunity to present your point of view and to challenge the decision by making contact with the contact options described below. After completion of the contract, your data processed for this purpose will be deleted, unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data or if we reserve the right to use the data beyond that, which is permitted by law and which we will inform you about in this declaration.

6. Cookies and web analytics
In order to make the visit of our website attractive and to allow 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 legitimate interests, which predominate in the context of a weighing up of interests, in an optimized presentation of our offer in accordance with Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. Cookies are small text files that are automatically stored on your device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the end of the browser session, ie after closing your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your device and allow us to recognize your browser the next time you visit it (persistent cookies). The duration of storage can be found 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 on their acceptance or exclude the acceptance of cookies for specific cases or in general. Each browser differs in the way it manages the cookie settings. This is described in the Help menu of each browser, which explains how to change your cookie settings. These can be found for the respective browser under the following links:
Internet Explorer ™: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Safari ™: https://support.apple.com/en-us/guide/safari/sfri11471/12.0/mac/10.14
Chrome ™: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en&hlrm=en
Firefox ™ https://support.mozilla.org/en/kb/cookies-allow-and-dispose
Opera ™: https://help.opera.com/latest/web-preferences/#cookies

Failure to accept cookies may limit the functionality of our website.

Use of Google (Universal) Analytics for web analytics
For website analysis this website uses Google (Universal) Analytics. The Web analytics service is an offer of Google Ireland Limited, a company registered and operated under Irish law and located at Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland (www.google.com). This serves to safeguard our legitimate interests, which predominate in the context of a weighing up of interests, in an optimized presentation of our offer in accordance with Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. Google (Universal) Analytics uses methods that allow you to analyze the use of the website, such as cookies. The automatically collected information about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. By activating IP anonymisation on this website, the IP address will be shortened prior to transmission within the 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 US and shortened there. The anonymized IP address provided by Google Analytics within the framework of Google Analytics will generally not be merged with other data provided by Google. After purpose and end of the use of Google Analytics by us, the data collected in this context will be deleted.
To the extent that information is transferred to and stored on Google's servers in the United States, the American company Google LLC is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield. A current certificate can be viewed here. As a result of this agreement between the US and the European Commission, the latter has established an appropriate level of data protection for companies certified under the Privacy Shield.
You can prevent the collection of the data (including your IP address) generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website to Google as well as the processing of this data by Google 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 on this link to prevent the collection by Google Analytics on this website in the future. An opt-out cookie is stored on your device. If you delete your cookies, you must click the link again.

7. Online Marketing
Google Ads Remarketing
Google Ads promotes this site on Google's search results and third party websites. For this purpose, when visiting our website the so-called Remarketing cookie is set by Google, which automatically allows a interest-based CookieID and based on the pages you visit an interest-based advertising. This serves to safeguard our legitimate interests, which predominate in the context of a weighing up of interests, in the optimal marketing of our website in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. After the expiration and end of the use of Google Ads Remarketing by us, the data collected in this context will be deleted. No further processing will take place unless you have agreed with Google that Google's web and app browsing history will be linked to their Google Account and information from their Google Account will be used to personalize advertisements on the web see. In this case, when you log in to Google during the page visit of our website, Google will use your data with Google Analytics data to create and define audience lists for cross-device remarketing. To do this, Google will temporarily associate your personal information with Google Analytics data to create audiences. Google Ads is an offer made by Google Ireland Limited, a company incorporated and operated under Irish law and located at Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland (www.google.com). To the extent that information is transferred to and stored on Google's servers in the United States, the American company Google LLC is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield. A current certificate can be viewed here. As a result of this agreement between the US and the European Commission, the latter has established an appropriate level of data protection for companies certified under the Privacy Shield. You can disable the remarketing cookie through this link. In addition, you can inform yourself about the setting of cookies and make adjustments to the Digital Advertising Alliance.

BingAd Remarketing
We use BingAds to advertise this site in Bing, Yahoo, and MSN search results, as well as third party websites. For this purpose, when you visit our website, a cookie is set automatically, which automatically enables a interest-based advertising using a pseudonymous CookieID and based on the pages you visit. This serves to safeguard our legitimate interests, which predominate in the context of a weighing up of interests, in the optimal marketing of our website in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. After expiration of the purpose and end of the use of BingAds Remarketing by us, the data collected in this context will be deleted.
BingAds is an offer from Microsoft Corporation (www.microsoft.com). Microsoft Corporation is headquartered in the US and is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield. A current certificate can be viewed here. As a result of this agreement between the US and the European Commission, the latter has established an appropriate level of data protection for companies certified under the Privacy Shield. You can disable the remarketing cookie via this link. In addition, you can inform yourself about the setting of cookies and make adjustments to the Digital Advertising Alliance.

Affilinet Partner Program
Our website participates in the Affilinet Affiliate Program. This is offered by AWIN AG, Eichhornstraße 3, 10785 Berlin (hereinafter "affilinet"). This is a so-called affiliate system, in which persons registered at affilinet (also "publishers") advertise the products or services of the so-called "advertisers" on their websites by means of advertising material. This serves to safeguard our legitimate interests in optimizing and exploiting our online offer in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. By means of cookies, affilinet can track the progress of the respective order and, in particular, understand that you have clicked on the respective link and then ordered the product via the Affiliate Partner Program. You can prevent the setting of cookies by our contractual partners or our website at any time by means of an appropriate setting of your Internet browser. In addition, already set cookies can be deleted at any time via the Internet browser or other software programs. Further information on data processing at affilinet can be found here.

Google fonts
On this website the script code "Google Fonts" is integrated. Google Fonts is an offer of Google Ireland Limited, a company registered and incorporated under Irish law and located at Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland. (Www.google.de). This serves to safeguard our legitimate interests, which are predominantly in the interest of weighing up a common presentation of the content on our website in accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit. f) GDPR. Within this framework, a connection is established between the browser you are using and Google's servers. As a result, Google learns that our website has been accessed via your IP address. To the extent that information is transferred to and stored on Google's servers in the United States, the American company Google LLC is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield. A current certificate can be viewed here. As a result of this agreement between the US and the European Commission, the latter has established an appropriate level of data protection for companies certified under the Privacy Shield. For more information about Google's data processing, please refer to Google's Privacy Policy.

8. Social Media PlugIns
Use social plugins from Facebook using the Shariff solution.
On our website social buttons are used by social networks. This serves to safeguard our legitimate interests, which predominate in the context of a weighing up of interests, in the optimal marketing of our offer pursuant to Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. To increase the protection of your data when visiting our website, these buttons are not fully integrated as plugins, but only by using an HTML link in the page. This integration ensures that when you call up a page of our website that contains such buttons, no connection with the servers of the provider of the respective social network is established. 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 enter (for example, after entering your login data). You can press the Like or Share button. Purpose and extent 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 settings options to protect your privacy, please refer to the privacy policy of the provider. https://www.facebook.com/policy.php

Our online presence on Facebook 
Our presence on social networks and platforms facilitates better, more active communication with our customers and prospects. We inform you about our products and ongoing promotions.
When you visit our online social media sites, your information may be collected and stored automatically for marketing research and promotional purposes. From these data so-called usage profiles are created using pseudonyms. These may be used to e.g. Place advertisements inside and outside the platforms that are allegedly in line with your interests. For this purpose, cookies are usually used on your device. These cookies store visitor behavior and the interests of users. This is gem. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. GDPR the preservation of our legitimate interest in optimizing the representation of our offer and effective communication with customers and interested parties. If you are asked by the respective social media platform operators for consent (consent) to the data processing, 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 US, the following applies: For the US, a decision on appropriateness of the European Commission is available. This goes back to the EU-US Privacy Shield. A current certificate for the respective company can be viewed here.
The detailed information on the processing and use of the data by the providers on their pages and a contact and your rights and options to protect your privacy, in particular opt-out options, please refer to the below linked privacy policy of the provider. If you still need help in this regard, you can contact us.
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/
Data processing takes place on the basis of an agreement between jointly responsible persons in accordance with Art. 26 GDPR, which you can see here:
https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/page_controller_addendum

Opposition possibility (opt-out):
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=ads

9. Contact options and your rights
As a victim, you have the following rights:

  • according to Art. 15 GDPR, the right to demand information on the personal data processed by us in the scope specified therein;
  • in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR, the right to demand immediate correction of incorrect or completed personal data stored by us;
  • according to Art. 17 GDPR the right to demand the deletion of your personal data stored by us, unless the 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
    - to assert, exercise or defend legal claims
  • according to Art. 18 GDPR, the right to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data, as far as
    - the accuracy of the data is disputed by you;
    - the processing is unlawful, but you reject its deletion;
    - we no longer need the data, but you need it to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or
    - you filed an objection against the processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR;
  • according to Art. 20 GDPR, the right to receive your personal data provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request transmission to another person responsible;
  • according to Art. 77 GDPR, the right to complain to a supervisory authority. In general, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or work or our company headquarters.

For questions about the collection, processing or use of your personal data, information, correction, restriction or deletion of data and revocation of granted consent or objection to a particular use of data, please contact us directly via the contact details in our imprint.

Data protection officer:
arti promotion GmbH
IT-Abteilung/Datenschutz
Wellseedamm 18
D-24145 Kiel
Tel.: +49 5245 8369-888
E-mail: datenschutz@arti-promotion.de

10. Cancellation policy
To the extent that we process personal data as explained above in order to safeguard our legitimate interests, which are predominant as part of a weighing up of interests, you can object to this processing with effect for the future. If the processing is for the purpose of direct marketing, you can exercise this right at any time as described above. Insofar as the processing takes place for other purposes, you are only entitled to a right of objection if there are reasons that arise from your particular situation.
After exercising your right to object, we will not further process your personal data for these purposes, unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or if the processing of the assertion, exercise or defense of Legal claims serves.
This does not apply if the processing is for direct marketing purposes. Then we will not process your personal data for this purpose.

11. Data security
All personally transmitted data, including your payment information, will be transmitted using the standard and secure SSL (Secure Socket Layer) standard. SSL is a secure and proven standard that can be used e.g. is also used in online banking. You will see a secure SSL connection, including the attached s at the http (ie https: // ...) in the address bar of your browser or the lock icon at the bottom of your browser.
Incidentally, we use appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal data stored against us against manipulation, partial or complete loss and against unauthorized access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

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