Tim Tobias Zimmermann
contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, +49 151 701 844 95
registered in the german commercial register
Tax ID: DE316272514
data protection declaration
1) information on the collection of personal data and contact details of the controller
1.1 we are pleased that you are visiting our website and thank you for your interest. on the following pages, we inform you about the handling of your personal data when using our website. personal data is all data with which you can be personally identified.
1.2 the controller in charge of data processing on this website, within the meaning of the general data protection regulation (gdpr), is Tim Tobias Zimmermann, Hans-Otto-Strasse 27, 10407 berlin, deutschland, tel.: +49 151 701 844 95, e-mail: email@example.com. the controller in charge of the processing of personal data is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data.
1.3 this website uses ssl or tls encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of personal data and other confidential content (e.g. orders or inquiries to the controller). you can recognize an encrypted connection by the character string https:// and the lock symbol in your browser line.
2) data collection when you visit our website
when using our website for information only, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, we only collect data that your browser transmits to our server (so-called «server log files»). when you visit our website, we collect the following data that is technically necessary for us to display the website to you:
– our visited website
– date and time at the moment of access
– amount of data sent in bytes
– source/reference from which you came to the page
– browser used
– operating system used
– ip address used (if applicable: in anonymized form)
data processing is carried out in accordance with art. 6 (1) point f gdpr on the basis of our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website. the data will not be passed on or used in any other way. however, we reserve the right to check the server log files subsequently, if there are any concrete indications of illegal use.
3) contacting us
3.1 when you contact us (e.g. via contact form or e-mail), personal data is collected. which data is collected in the case of a contact form can be seen from the respective contact form. this data is stored and used exclusively for the purpose of responding to your request or for establishing contact and for the associated technical administration. the legal basis for processing data is our legitimate interest in responding to your request in accordance with art. 6 (1) point f gdpr. if your contact is aimed at concluding a contract, the additional legal basis for the processing is art. 6 (1) point b gdpr. your data will be deleted after final processing of your enquiry; this is the case if it can be inferred from the circumstances that the facts in question have been finally clarified, provided there are no legal storage obligations to the contrary.
3.2 whatsapp business
we offer visitors to our website the opportunity to contact us via the whatsapp news service of whatsapp ireland limited, 4 grand canal square, grand canal harbour, dublin 2, ireland. for this purpose, we use the so-called «business version» of whatsapp.
if you contact us via whatsapp in connection with a specific business transaction (e.g. an order placed), we will store and use the mobile telephone number you use at whatsapp and – if provided – your first name and surname in accordance with art. 6 para. 1 lit. b. gdpr to process and answer your request. based on the same legal basis, we will ask you via whatsapp to provide further data (order number, customer number, address or e-mail address), if necessary, in order to be able to allocate your enquiry to a specific transaction.
if you use our whatsapp contact for general enquiries (e.g. about the range of services, availability or our website), we will store and use the mobile phone number you use at whatsapp and – if provided – your first and last name in accordance with art. 6 para. 1 lit. f gdpr based on our justified interest in the efficient and prompt provision of the requested information.
your data will always be used only to answer your request via whatsapp. your data will not be passed on to third parties.
please note that whatsapp business gains access to the address book of the mobile device we use for this purpose and automatically transfers telephone numbers stored in the address book to a server of the parent company meta platforms inc. in the usa. to operate our whatsapp business account, we use a mobile device whose address book saves only the whatsapp contact data of those users who have also contacted us via whatsapp.
for the purpose and scope of data collection and the further processing and use of data by whatsapp, as well as your rights and setting options for protecting your privacy, please refer to whatsapp’s data protection information: https://www.whatsapp.com/legal/?eea=1#privacy-policy
4) use of client data for direct advertising
4.1 subscribe to our e-mail newsletter
if you register for our e-mail newsletter, we will regularly send you information about our offers. the only mandatory data for sending the newsletter is your e-mail address. the provision of further data is voluntary and will be used to address you personally. we use the so-called double opt-in procedure for sending the newsletter. this means that we will only send you an e-mail newsletter once you have expressly confirmed that you consent to receiving newsletters. we will then send you a confirmation e-mail asking you to confirm that you wish to receive the newsletter in future by clicking on an appropriate link.
by activating the confirmation link, you give us your consent for the use of your personal data pursuant to art. 6 (1) point a gppr. when you register for the newsletter, we store your ip address entered by your internet service provider (isp) as well as the date and time of registration for the purpose of tracing any possible misuse of your e-mail address at a later date. the data collected by us when you register for the newsletter is used exclusively for the promotional purposes by way of the newsletter. you can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time via the link provided for this purpose in the newsletter or by sending a corresponding message to the responsible person named at the beginning. after unsubscribing, your e-mail address will be deleted from our newsletter distribution list immediately, unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data, or we reserve the right to a more extensive use your data which is permitted by law and about which we inform you in this declaration.
4.2 notification by e-mail of stock availability
if our online shop provides the possibility of informing you by e-mail about the time of availability for selected, temporarily unavailable items, you can subscribe to our e-mail notification service for product availability. if you register for our e-mail notification service for product availability, we will send you a one-time message by e-mail about the availability of the article you have selected. the only mandatory information needed to send this notification is your e-mail address. the indication of further data is voluntary and is used if appropriate, in order to be able to address you personally. we use the so-called double opt-in procedure when sending this notification. this means that we will only send you a corresponding notification after you have expressly confirmed that you agree to receive such a message. we will then send you a confirmation e-mail asking you to click on a link to confirm that you wish to receive such notification.
by activating the confirmation link, you consent to the use of your personal data in accordance with art. 6 (1) point a gdpr. when you register for our e-mail notification service for product availability, we store your ip address as registered by the internet service provider (isp) as well as the date and time of registration in order to be able to track any possible misuse of your e-mail address at a later time. the data collected by us when you register for our e-mail notification service regarding the availability of goods is used exclusively for the purpose of informing you about the availability of a particular item in our online shop. you can cancel the e-mail notification service for the availability of goods at any time by sending a corresponding message to the controller in charge of data processing named at the beginning. after you have unsubscribed, your e-mail address will be deleted immediately from our distribution list, unless you have expressly consented to the further use of your data or unless we reserve the right to make further use of your data in accordance with the law about which we inform you in this declaration.
5) processing of data for the purpose of order handling
5.1 insofar as necessary for the processing of the contract for delivery and payment purposes, the personal data collected by us will be passed on to the commissioned transport company and the commissioned credit institution in accordance with art. 6 (1) lit. b gdpr.
if we owe you updates for goods with digital elements or for digital products on the basis of a corresponding contract, we will process the contact data (name, address, e-mail address) provided by you when placing the order in order to inform you personally by suitable means of communication (e.g. by post or e-mail) about upcoming updates within the legally stipulated period of time within the framework of our statutory duty to inform pursuant to art. 6 (1) lit. c gdpr. your contact details will be used strictly for the purpose of informing you about updates owed by us and will only be processed by us for this purpose to the extent necessary for the respective information.
in order to process your order, we also work together with the following service provider(s), who support us in whole or in part in the execution of concluded contracts. certain personal data is transmitted to these service providers in accordance with the following information.
5.2 use of special service providers for order processing and handling
– shopify digital download
– shopify order printer
for the accounting and logistical organisation of orders, we use the «order printer» service of shopify international limited, victoria buildings, 2nd floor, 1-2 haddington road, dublin 4, d04 xn32, ireland («shopify»), to automatically create invoices, receipts, shipping labels and other business documents. if personal order data is processed via the service for the preparation of these documents, the processing is carried out exclusively for the proper processing of online orders in accordance with art. 6 (1) point b gdpr.
5.3 use of payment service providers
– apple pay
if you choose the payment method «apple pay» of apple distribution international (apple), hollyhill industrial estate, hollyhill, cork, ireland, the payment processing is carried out via the «apple pay» function of your terminal device operated with ios, watchos or macos by debiting a payment card deposited with «apple pay». apple pay uses security features built into the hardware and software of your device to protect your transactions. in order to release a payment, it is therefore necessary to enter a code previously defined by you and to verify it using the «face id» or «touch id» function of your terminal.
for the purpose of payment processing, your information provided during the ordering process, along with information about your order, will be transmitted to apple in encrypted form. apple then encrypts this data again with a developer-specific key before the data is transmitted to the payment service provider of the payment card stored in apple pay for payment processing. the encryption ensures that only the website from which the purchase was made can access the payment information. after the payment is made, apple sends your device account number and a transaction-specific dynamic security code to the originating website to confirm the payment.
if personal data is processed in the described transmissions, the processing is carried out exclusively for the purpose of payment processing in accordance with art. 6 para. 1 lit. b gdpr.
apple retains anonymised transaction data, including the approximate amount of the purchase, the approximate date and time and whether the transaction was completed successfully. anonymisation completely excludes any personal reference. apple uses the anonymised data to improve apple pay and other apple products and services.
when you use apple pay on iphone or the apple watch to complete a purchase made through safari on mac, the mac and the authorization device communicate through an encrypted channel on apple’s servers. apple does not process or store this information in any format that can identify you personally. you can disable the ability to use apple pay on your mac in your iphone preferences. go to «wallet & apple pay» and disable «allow payments on mac».
for more information about apple pay privacy, please visit the following web address: https://support.apple.com/en-gb/ht203027
if the payment method «klarna invoice purchase» or (if offered) the payment method «klarna installment purchase» is selected, payment is processed by klarna ab (publ )[https://www.klarna.com/de], sveavägen 46, 111 34 stockholm, sweden (hereinafter «klarna»). to enable payment to be processed, your personal data (first and last name, street, house number, postcode, city, gender, e-mail address, telephone number and ip address, if applicable additionally the date of birth and bank details) as well as data related to the order (e.g. b. invoice amount, article, delivery type) is forwarded to klarna for the purpose of identity and creditworthiness check, provided you have expressly consented to this in accordance with art. 6 (1) point a gdpr within the ordering process. you can view to which credit agencies your data may be forwarded at: https://www.klarna.com/international/privacy-policy/
the credit report can contain probability values (so-called score values). if score values are included in the result of the credit report, they are based on recognized scientific, mathematical-statistical methods. the calculation of the score values includes, but is not limited to, address data. klarna uses the information received on the statistical probability of non-payment for a balanced decision on the establishment, implementation or termination of the contractual relationship.
you can revoke your consent at any time by sending a message to the controller responsible for data processing or to klarna. however, klarna may still be entitled to process your personal data if this is necessary to process payments in accordance with the contract.
when you pay via paypal, credit card via paypal, direct debit via paypal or – if offered – «purchase on account» or «payment by instalments» via paypal, we transmit your payment data to paypal (europe) s.a.r.l. et cie, s.c.a., 22-24 boulevard royal, l-2449 luxembourg (hereinafter «paypal»). the transfer takes place in accordance with art. 6 (1) point b gdpr and only insofar as this is necessary for payment processing.
paypal reserves the right to carry out credit checks for the payment methods credit card via paypal, direct debit via paypal or, if offered, «purchase on account» or «payment by installments» via paypal. for this purpose, your payment data may be passed on to credit agencies on the basis of paypal’s legitimate interest in determining your solvency pursuant to art. 6 (1) point f gdpr. paypal uses the result of the credit assessment in relation to the statistical probability of non-payment for the purpose of deciding on the provision of the respective payment method. the credit report can contain probability values (so-called score values). if score values are included in the result of the credit report, they are based on recognized scientific, mathematical-statistical methods. the calculation of the score values includes, but is not limited to, address data. for further information on data protection law, including the credit agencies used, please refer to paypal’s data protection declaration at: https://www.paypal.com/uk/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full.
you can object to this processing of your data at any time by sending a message to paypal. however, paypal may still be entitled to process your personal data if this is necessary for contractual payment processing.
– paypal checkout
this website uses paypal checkout, an online payment system from paypal, which consists of paypal’s own payment methods and local payment methods from third-party providers.
when paying via paypal, credit card via paypal, direct debit via paypal or – if offered – «pay later» via paypal, we pass on your payment data to paypal (europe) s.a.r.l. et cie, s.c.a., 22-24 boulevard royal, l-2449 luxembourg (hereinafter «paypal») as part of the payment processing. the transfer takes place in accordance with art. 6 para. 1 lit. b gdpr and only insofar as this is necessary for the payment processing.
for the payment methods credit card via paypal, direct debit via paypal or – if offered – «pay later» via paypal – paypal reserves the right to conduct a credit check. for this purpose, your payment data may be passed on to credit agencies in accordance with art. 6 para. 1 lit. f gdpr on the basis of paypal’s legitimate interest in determining your solvency. paypal uses the result of the credit check in terms of the statistical probability of non-payment for the purpose of deciding on the provision of the respective payment method. the creditworthiness information may contain probability values (so-called score values). insofar as score values are included in the result of the credit report, they have their basis in a scientifically recognised mathematical-statistical procedure. the calculation of the score values includes, but is not limited to, address data. you can object to this processing of your data at any time by sending a message to paypal. however, paypal may still be entitled to process your personal data if this is necessary for the contractual processing of payments.
if you select the paypal payment method «purchase on account», your payment data will first be transmitted to paypal in preparation for payment, whereupon paypal will forward this data to ratepay gmbh, franklinstraße 28-29, 10587 berlin («ratepay») in order to process the payment. the legal basis in each case is art. 6 para. 1 lit. b gdpr. in this case, ratepay carries out an identity and creditworthiness check on its own behalf to determine solvency in accordance with the principle already mentioned above and passes on your payment data to credit agencies on the basis of the legitimate interest in determining solvency in accordance with art. 6 para. 1 lit. f gdpr. a list of the credit agencies that ratepay may use can be found here: https://www.ratepay.com/legal-payment-creditagencies/
if you use the payment method of a local third-party provider, your payment data will first be passed on to paypal in preparation for the payment in accordance with art. 6 para. 1 lit. b gdpr. depending on your selection of an available local payment method, paypal will then transmit your payment data to the corresponding provider in order to carry out the payment in accordance with art. 6 para. 1 lit. b gdpr:
– sofort (sofort gmbh, theresienhöhe 12, 80339 munich, germany)
– ideal (currence holding bv, beethovenstraat 300 amsterdam, netherlands)
– giropay (paydirekt gmbh, stephanstr. 14-16, 60313 frankfurt am main, germany)
– bancontact (bancontact payconiq company, rue d’arlon 82, 1040 brussels, belgium)
– blik (polski standard płatności sp. z o.o., ul. czerniakowska 87a, 00-718 warsaw, poland)
– eps (stuzza studiengesellschaft für zusammenarbeit im zahlungsverkehr gmbh, frankgasse 10/8, 1090 vienna, austria)
– mybank (preta s.a.s, 40 rue de courcelles, f-75008 paris, france)
– przelewy24 (paypro sa, kanclerska 15a, 60-326 poznań, poland)
– shopify payments
6) rights of the data subject
6.1 the applicable data protection law grants you the following comprehensive rights of data subjects (rights of information and intervention) vis-à-vis the data controller with regard to the processing of your personal data:
– right of access by the data subject pursuant to art. 15 gdpr: you shall have the right to receive the following information: the personal data processed by us; the purposes of the processing; the categories of processed personal data; the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed; the envisaged period for which the personal data will be stored, or, if not possible, the criteria used to determine that period; the existence of the right to request from the controller rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing personal data concerning the data subject or to object to such processing; the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority; where the personal are not collected from the data subject, any available information as to their source; the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling and at least in those cases, meaningful information about the logic involved, as well as the significance and envisaged consequences of such processing for the data subject; the appropriate safeguards pursuant to article 46 when personal data is transferred to a third country.
– right to rectification pursuant to art. 16 gdpr: you have the right to obtain from the controller without undue delay the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning you and/or the right to have incomplete personal data completed which are stored by us.
– right to erasure (“right to be forgotten”) pursuant to art. 17 gdpr: you have the right to obtain from the controller the erasure of personal data concerning you if the conditions of art. 17 (2) gdpr are fulfilled. however, this right will not apply for exercising the freedom of expression and information, for compliance with a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.
– right to restriction of processing pursuant to art. 18 gdpr: you have the right to obtain from the controller restriction of processing your personal data for the following reasons: as long as the accuracy of your personal data contested by you will be verified. if you oppose the erasure of your personal data because of unlawful processing and you request the restriction of their use instead. if you require the personal data for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims, once we no longer need those data for the purposes of the processing. if you have objected to processing on grounds relating to your personal situation pending the verification whether our legitimate grounds override your grounds.
– right to be informed pursuant to art. 19 gdpr: if you have asserted the right of rectification, erasure or restriction of processing against the controller, he is obliged to communicate to each recipient to whom the personal date has been disclosed any rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing, unless this proves impossible or involves disproportionate effort. you have the right to be informed about those recipients.
– right to data portability pursuant to art. 20 gdpr: you shall have the right to receive the personal data concerning you, which you have provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or to require that those data be transmitted to another controller, where technically feasible.
– right to withdraw a given consent pursuant to art. 7 (3) gdpr: you have the right to withdraw your consent for the processing of personal data at any time with effect for the future. in the event of withdrawal, we will immediately erase the data concerned, unless further processing can be based on a legal basis for processing without consent. the withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.
– right to lodge a complaint pursuant to art. 77 gdpr: without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the member state of your habitual residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement if you consider that the processing of personal data relating to you infringes the gdpr.
6.2 right to object
if, within the framework of a consideration of interests, we process your personal data on the basis of our predominant legitimate interest, you have the right at any time to object to this processing with effect for the future on the grounds that arise from your particular situation.
if you exercise your right to object, we will stop processing the data concerned. however, we reserve the right to further processing if we can prove compelling reasons worthy of protection for processing which outweigh your interests, fundamental rights and freedoms, or if the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.
if we process your personal data for direct marketing purposes, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data which are used for direct marketing purposes. you may exercise the objection as described above.
if you exercise your right to object, we will stop processing the data concerned for direct advertising purposes.
7) duration of storage of personal data
the duration of the storage of personal data is based on the respective legal basis, the purpose of processing and – if relevant – on the respective legal retention period (e.g. commercial and tax retention periods).
if personal data is processed on the basis of an express consent pursuant to art. 6 (1) point a gdpr, this data is stored until the data subject revokes his consent.
if there are legal storage periods for data that is processed within the framework of legal or similar obligations on the basis of art. 6 (1) point b gdpr, this data will be routinely deleted after expiry of the storage periods if it is no longer necessary for the fulfillment of the contract or the initiation of the contract and/or if we no longer have a justified interest in further storage.
when processing personal data on the basis of art. 6 (1) point f gdpr, this data is stored until the data subject exercises his right of objection in accordance with art. 21 (1) gdpr, unless we can provide compelling grounds for processing worthy of protection which outweigh the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.
if personal data is processed for the purpose of direct marketing on the basis of art. 6 (1) point f gdpr, this data is stored until the data subject exercises his right of objection pursuant to art. 21 (2) gdpr.
unless otherwise stated in the information contained in this declaration on specific processing situations, stored personal data will be deleted if it is no longer necessary for the purposes for which it was collected or otherwise processed.