Privacy

Privacy Poilicy

The following data protection declaration applies to the use of our online offer www.variegata.de (hereinafter “website”).

We attach great importance to data protection. The collection and processing of your personal
Data takes place in compliance with the applicable data protection regulations, in particular the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

1 Responsible Person

Is responsible for the collection, processing and use of your personal data within the meaning of Art. 4 No. 7 GDPR

Jennifer Pöhlmann
Duisburger Str. 169
46049 Oberhausen

Email: info@variegata.de
Tel.: +4915730127753

Unless you are collecting, processing or use of your data by us in accordance with this Data protection regulations as a whole or for individual measures want to object, you can send your objection to the Judge responsible.

You can save and print out this data protection declaration at any time.

2 GENERAL PURPOSES OF PROCESSING

We use personal data for the purpose of operating the website

3 WHAT DATA WE USE AND WHY

3.1       Hosting

The hosting services we use serve to provide the following services: infrastructure and platform services, computing capacity, storage space and database services, security services and technical maintenance services that we use for the purpose of operating the website.

We, or our hosting provider, process inventory data, contact data, content data, contract data, usage data, meta and communication data from customers, prospects and visitors to this website based on our legitimate interests in the efficient and secure provision of our website in accordance with. Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 f) GDPR in conjunction with Art. 28 GDPR.

3.2      Access data

We collect information about you when you use this website. We automatically collect information about your usage behavior and your interaction with us and register data about your computer or mobile device. We collect, save and use data about every access to our website (so-called server log files). The access data include:

  • Name and URL of the retrieved file

  • Date and time of access

  • Amount of data transferred

  • Notification of successful retrieval (HTTP response code)

  • Browsertype and Browserversion

  • Operating system

  • Referer URL (i.e. the previously visited page)

  • Websites, which are accessed by the user’s system via our website

  • Internet-Service-Provider of User

  • IP-Adress and the requesting provider

We use this log data without assignment to you personally or other profiling for statistical evaluations for the purpose of the operation, security and optimization of our website, but also for anonymous recording of the number of visitors to our website (traffic) as well as the scope and type of Use of our website and services, also for billing purposes, to measure the number of clicks received from cooperation partners. Based on this information, we can provide personalized and location-related content and analyze traffic, find and fix errors and improve our services.

This is also our legitimate interest in accordance with Art 6 Para. 1 S. 1 f) GDPR..

We reserve the right to check the log data retrospectively if there are reasonable grounds to suspect illegal use. We store IP addresses in the log files for a limited period of time if this is necessary for security purposes or for the provision of services or the billing of a service, e.g. B. if you use one of our offers. After canceling the order process or after receipt of payment, we will delete the IP address if it is no longer required for security purposes. We also store IP addresses if we have a specific suspicion of a crime in connection with the use of our website. We also save the date of your last visit as part of your account (e.g. when registering, logging in, clicking links, etc.).

3.3       Cookies

We reserve the right to check the log data retrospectively if there are reasonable grounds to suspect illegal use. We store IP addresses in the log files for a limited period of time if this is necessary for security purposes or for the provision of services or the billing of a service, e.g. B. if you use one of our offers. After canceling the order process or after receipt of payment, we will delete the IP address if it is no longer required for security purposes. We also store IP addresses if we have a specific suspicion of a crime in connection with the use of our website. We also save the date of your last visit as part of your account (e.g. when registering, logging in, clicking links, etc.).

We also use persistent cookies to a small extent (also small text files that are stored on your device), which remain on your device and enable us to recognize your browser the next time you visit. These cookies are stored on your hard drive and delete themselves after the specified time. Their lifespan is 1 month to 10 years. In this way we can present our offer to you in a more user-friendly, effective and secure manner and, for example, show you information on the page that is tailored to your interests..

Our legitimate interest in the use of cookies in accordance with Article 6 (1) sentence 1 f) GDPR is to make our website more user-friendly, effective and secure.

The following data and information is stored in the cookies:

  • Log-In-Informations

  • Language settings

  • Entered search terms

  • Information about the number of visits to our website and the use of individual functions on our website.

When the cookie is activated, it is assigned an identification number and your personal data is not assigned to this identification number. Your name, IP address or similar data that would enable the cookie to be assigned to you are not inserted into the cookie. Based on the cookie technology, we only receive pseudonymized information, for example about which pages of our shop were visited, which products were viewed, etc.

You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies in advance and can decide in individual cases whether you exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general, or that cookies are completely prevented. This can limit the functionality of the website.

3.4       Data to fulfill our contractual obligations

We process personal data that we need to fulfill our contractual obligations, such as name, address, email address, ordered products, billing and payment data. The collection of this data is necessary for the conclusion of the contract.

The data will be deleted after the warranty and statutory retention periods have expired. Data that is linked to a user account (see below) is retained in any case for the time that this account is maintained.

The legal basis for the processing of this data is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 b) GDPR, because this data is required so that we can fulfill our contractual obligations towards you.

3.5       User account

You can create a user account on our website. If you wish this, we need the personal data requested when you log in. When logging in later, only your email or username and the password you have selected are required.

For the new registration, we collect master data (e.g. name, address), communication data (e.g. email address) and payment data (bank details) as well as access data (user name and password).

In order to ensure your proper registration and to prevent unauthorized registrations by third parties, you will receive an activation link by email after registration to activate your account. Only after registration has been made will we permanently save the data you have provided in our system.

You can have a user account you have created deleted at any time without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs. A message in text form to the contact details mentioned in section 1 (e.g. email, fax, letter) is sufficient for this. We will then delete your stored personal data, insofar as we do not have to save it to process orders or due to statutory retention requirements.

The legal basis for the processing of this data is your consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 Clause 1 a) GDPR.

3.6       Newsletter

The data requested during the registration process is required to register for the newsletter. The registration for the newsletter is logged. After registering, you will receive a message at the email address provided asking you to confirm the registration (“Double Opt-in”). This is necessary so that third parties cannot register with their email address.

You can revoke your consent to receive the newsletter at any time and thus unsubscribe from the newsletter.

We save the registration data as long as they are required for sending the newsletter. We save the logging of the registration and the shipping address as long as there was an interest in proving the originally given consent, as a rule these are the limitation periods for civil law claims, i.e. a maximum of three years.

The legal basis for sending the newsletter is your consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 a) in conjunction with Art. 7 GDPR in conjunction with Section 7 Paragraph 2 No. 3 UWG. The legal basis for logging the registration is our legitimate interest in proving that the shipment was made with your consent.

You can cancel the registration at any time without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs. A message in text form to the contact details mentioned in section 1 (e.g. email, fax, letter) is sufficient for this. Of course you will also find an unsubscribe link in every newsletter.

3.7       Product recommendations

We will send you regular product recommendations by email regardless of the newsletter. In this way, we send you information about products from our range that you may be interested in based on your recent purchases of goods or services from us. We strictly follow the legal requirements. You can object to this at any time without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs. A message in text form to the contact details mentioned in section 1 (e.g. email, fax, letter) is sufficient for this. Of course you will also find an unsubscribe link in every email.

The legal basis for this is the legal permission according to Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 f) GDPR in conjunction with § 7 Para. 3 UWG.

3.8       E-Mail Contact

If you contact us (e.g. using the contact form or e-mail), we will process your information to process the request and in the event that follow-up questions arise.

If the data processing is carried out to carry out pre-contractual measures at your request or, if you are already our customer, to carry out the contract, the legal basis for this data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 b) GDPR.

We only process other personal data if you give your consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 Clause 1 a) GDPR) or we have a legitimate interest in the processing of your data (Art. 6 Para. 1 Clause 1 f) GDPR) . A legitimate interest lies e.g. For example, responding to your email.

4 PayPal

Please note that all PayPal transactions are subject to the PayPal privacy policy:

https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full

5 STORAGE DURATION

Unless specifically stated, we only store personal data for as long as is necessary to fulfill the purposes pursued.

In some cases, legislators provide for the storage of personal data, for example in tax or commercial law. In these cases, the data will only be stored by us for these legal purposes, but will not be processed otherwise and deleted after the statutory retention period.

6 YOUR RIGHTS AS A DATA PROCESSER

According to the applicable laws, you have various rights regarding your personal data. If you would like to assert these rights, please send your request by email or post, clearly identifying yourself, to the address given in Section 1.

Below you will find an overview of your rights.

6.1       Right to confirmation and information

You have the right to clear information about the processing of your personal data.

In detail:

You have the right to receive confirmation from us at any time as to whether your personal data is being processed. If this is the case, you have the right to request from us free information about the personal data stored about you, together with a copy of this data. There is also a right to the following information:

  1. the processing purposes;

  2. the categories of personal data that are processed;

  3. the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data has been or will be disclosed, in particular recipients in third countries or international organizations;

  4. if possible, the planned duration for which the personal data will be stored or, if this is not possible, the criteria for determining this duration;

  5. the existence of a right to correction or deletion of your personal data or restriction of processing by the person responsible or a right to object to this processing;

  6. the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority;

  7. if the personal data is not collected from you, all available information about the origin of the data;

  8. the existence of automated decision making including profiling in accordance with 22Abs. 1 and 4 GDPR and – at least in these cases – meaningful information about the logic involved as well as the scope and the intended effects of such processing for you.

If personal data is transferred to a third country or to an international organization, you have the right to be informed about the appropriate guarantees in accordance with Art. 46 GDPR in connection with the transfer.

6.2       Right to rectification

You have the right to request us to correct and, if necessary, complete your personal data.

In detail:

You have the right to request us to correct any incorrect personal data concerning you immediately. Taking into account the purposes of the processing, you have the right to request the completion of incomplete personal data – also by means of a supplementary declaration.

6.3       Right to erasure (“right to be forgotten”)

In a number of cases we are obliged to delete your personal data.

In detail:

According to Art. 17 Para. 1 GDPR, you have the right to ask us to delete your personal data immediately, and we are obliged to delete personal data immediately if one of the following reasons applies:

  1. The personal data are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.

  2. You revoke your consent on which the processing was based in accordance with Art. 6Abs. 1 1 a) GDPR or Art. 9 Para. 2 a) GDPR, and there is no other legal basis for the processing.

  3. In accordance with Art. 21Abs. 1 GDPR and there is no overriding legitimate reason for the processing, or you object to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 (2) GDPR.

  4. The personal data was processed illegally.

  5. The deletion of personal data is necessary to fulfill a legal obligation under Union law or the law of the member states to which we are subject.

  6. The personal data were collected in relation to information society services offered in accordance with Art. 8Abs. 1 GDPR.

If we have made the personal data public and we are obliged to delete them in accordance with Art. 17 Para. 1 GDPR, we take appropriate measures, including technical ones, taking account of the available technology and the implementation costs, in order to be responsible for data processing, who are responsible for the personal data Process data to inform you that you have asked them to delete all links to this personal data or to copy or replicate this personal data.

6.4       Right to restriction of processing

In a number of cases, you are entitled to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data.

In detail:

You have the right to request that we restrict processing if one of the following conditions is met:

  1. you contest the accuracy of the personal data for a period of time that enables us to verify the accuracy of the personal data,

  2. the processing is unlawful and you refused to delete the personal data and instead requested that the use of the personal data be restricted;

  3. we no longer need the personal data for the purposes of processing, but you need the data to assert, exercise or defend legal claims, or

  4. You object to the processing in accordance with Art. 21Abs. 1 GDPR, as long as it is not certain whether the legitimate reasons of our company outweigh yours.

6.5       Right to data portability

You have the right to receive, transmit or have us transfer personal data concerning you in a machine-readable manner.

In detail:

You have the right to receive the personal data relating to you that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format, and you have the right to transmit this data to another person in charge without hindrance from us, provided that

  1. the processing is based on consent in accordance with Art. 6Abs. 1 1 a) GDPR or Art. 9 Para. 2 a) GDPR or on a contract in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 Clause 1 b) GDPR and

  2. the processing is carried out using automated processes.

When exercising your right to data portability in accordance with paragraph 1, you have the right to have the personal data transmitted directly from us to another person responsible, insofar as this is technically feasible.

6.6       Right to object

You also have the right to object to the lawful processing of your personal data by us if this is due to your particular situation and our interests in processing do not outweigh ours.

In detail:

You have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data based on Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 e) or f) GDPR for reasons that arise from your particular situation; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions. We no longer process the personal data unless we can demonstrate compelling reasons for the processing worthy of protection that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

If we process personal data for direct marketing purposes, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data for the purpose of such advertising; this also applies to profiling insofar as it is connected to such direct advertising.

You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data relating to you, for scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes in accordance with Art. 89 Para. 1 GDPR, for reasons that arise from your particular situation unless the processing is necessary to fulfill a task in the public interest.

6.7       Automated decisions including profiling

You have the right not to be subjected to a decision based solely on automated processing – including profiling – that has legal effect on you or similarly significantly affects you.

There is no automated decision-making based on the personal data collected.

6.8       Right to withdraw consent under data protection law

You have the right to withdraw your consent to the processing of personal data at any time.
 

6.9       Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority

You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged infringement if you believe that the processing of your personal data is unlawful.

7 datASecurity

We make every effort to ensure the security of your data within the framework of the applicable data protection laws and technical options.

Your personal data will be encrypted with us. This applies to your orders and also for customer login. We use the SSL (Secure Socket Layer) coding system, but point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. when communicating by email) can have security gaps. It is not possible to completely protect data from third-party access.

To secure your data, we maintain technical and organizational security measures in accordance with Art. 32 GDPR, which we constantly adapt to the state of the art.

We also do not guarantee that our offer will be available at certain times; Disruptions, interruptions or failures cannot be excluded. The servers we use are regularly carefully backed up.

8 DISCLOSURE OF DATA TO THIRD PARTIES, NO DISCLOSURE OF DATA TO NON-EU-ABROAD

Basically, we only use your personal data within our company.

If and insofar as we involve third parties in the performance of contracts (e.g. logistics service providers), these personal data will only be received to the extent that the transmission is necessary for the corresponding service.

In the event that we outsource certain parts of data processing (“order processing”), we contractually oblige contract processors to use personal data only in accordance with the requirements of data protection laws and to ensure the protection of the rights of the data subject.

A data transfer to places or persons outside the EU outside of the case mentioned in section 4 of this declaration does not take place and is not planned.

9 Affiliatelinks/Advertising links

The links marked with an asterisk (*) are so-called affiliate links. There is no cost when you click on an affiliate link. By purchasing via this link, we receive a commission from the relevant online shop or provider. The price doesn’t change!

10 WARNING WITHOUT PRIOR CONTACT

If the content or the layout of this page violate third-party rights or statutory provisions, we ask you to send us a message free of charge.

We guarantee that the passages that are rightly objected to will be changed or removed immediately, without the need for legal assistance from you.

Nevertheless, costs incurred by you without contacting us in advance, we will reject in full and, if necessary, file a counterclaim for violation of the aforementioned provision.

11 DATA PROTECTION OFFICER

If you have any questions or concerns about data protection, please contact our data protection officer:

Jennifer Pöhlmann
Duisburger Str. 169
46049 Oberhausen

Email: info@variegata.de