PRIVACY POLICY, DATA PROTECTION, SECURITY AND AND USE OF DATA

Data protection and security have a special meaning for germanmade..
With its constant optimization of all technical security principles, germanmade. improves the protection of your data continuously. Your data is in good hands, we expressly guarantee:
Your personal data will neither be sold nor rented to other businesses for promotion purposes. A transfer to a third party for commercial and uncommercial reasons does not take place, except for the handling of your order! In the following, you will find information in regards to the storage of your data. Our data protection practices are in accordance with the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG), the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as well as the German Telemedia Act (TMA).

1. RESPONSIBLE OFFICE

Responsible body for the collection, processing and use of your personal data in the sense of the Federal Data Protection Act is the germanmade. GmbH, Birkenstr. 40. 40233 Düsseldorf ('germanmade'). If you wish to object to the collection, processing or use of your data by germanmade. in accordance with this Privacy Policy as a whole or for individual measures, you can send your objection by e-mail or letter to the following contact details: germanmade. GmbH, Birkenstr. 40, 40233 Düsseldorf E-Mail: service@germanmadepunkt.de In addition, you can, of course, also at any time free of charge obtain information about the data stored by us (see also point 7).

2. SURVEY, PROCESSING AND USE OF PERSONAL DATA

2.1 PERSONAL DATA

germanmade. treats the customers data as confidential and exclusively for processing the order, except if the customer wishes to enjoy additional services. To process the customer’s order and to deliver, germanmade. only forwards the customer’s data to the supplie. The transmitted data may be used by the recipient only in accordance to the task to be performed. Another use of this information is prohibited. For the registration as a regular customer or the use of the newsletter service, germanmade., due to the aforementioned laws, needs the customer’s approval, which is being asked for at the appropriate time and place. Should the customer later decide to not enjoy these services anymore, he or she may revoke their approval at any time via message to germanmade. (email, postal message, phone).
To better handle your enquiries, orders etc., germanmade. collects the following personal data:

2.2 SURVEY, PROCESSING AND USE OF PERSONAL DATA

Privacy is very important to us. Therefore, we hold ourselves in the collection, processing and use of your personal data strictly to the statutory provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act and the Telemedia Act. We collect, store and process your data for the entire processing of your purchase, including any subsequent warranties, for our services, the technical administration and our own marketing purposes. Your personal data will only be passed on to third parties or otherwise transmitted if this is necessary for the purpose of contract execution or billing or if you have previously consented. As part of order processing, for example, the service providers we use here (such as transporters, logisticians, banks) receive the necessary data for order and order processing. The data transmitted in this way may only be used by our service providers to fulfill their task. Any other use of the information is not permitted and does not occur with any of the service providers entrusted by us. For your order we need your correct name, address and payment details. We need your e-mail address so that we can confirm the order and communicate with you. We also use these for your identification (customer login). Furthermore, you will receive your order and shipping confirmation via your e-mail address. Your personal data will be deleted insofar as this does not conflict with statutory retention requirements and if you have asserted a cancellation claim, if the data is no longer required to fulfill the purpose for which it was stored or if its storage is inadmissible for other legal reasons.

2.3 CUSTOMER REGISTRATION

We set up a password-protected direct access to their stored inventory data (customer account) for each customer who registers accordingly. Here you can view data about your completed, open and recently sent orders and manage their data and the newsletter. You agree to treat the personal access data as confidential and not to make it accessible to unauthorized third parties. We can not accept liability for misused passwords unless we are responsible for the abuse. Unless you log out, you will automatically be logged in. This feature allows you to use some of our services without having to log in again each time. For security reasons, however, you will be asked again to enter your password, for example, if you want to change your personal information or if you want to place an order. Here germanmade. processes and uses the data that have been voluntarily submitted into the forms and that have been transmitted to germanmade., for example the name, address or other contact data such as phone number and email address, a user name and a password.

2.4 ORDER

Aside of the customer registration data, germanmade. furthermore needs all the data that are necessary for executing the order, such as, for example, the delivery address and payment information (f.e. credit card or debit information). In addition, germanmade. collects the IP-address, which germanmade. uses to protect the customer and to prevent or to detect misuse of the website. It is to be pointed out that the IP-address will only be used and handled in a shortened form to exclude the possibility of a direct connection to a person.

2.5 TRANSACTION IN THE ONLINE-SHOP

In order for the shopping cart to be used and to enable the recognition of visitors on repeated visits to our website, are made by germanmade. so-called Cookies stored on the visitor's PC. Further information on the use of Cookies can be found below under the "Cookies" section. germanmade. guarantees that your data including the e-mail address will not be disclosed to third parties. There is no sale of data.

2.6 NEWSLETTER REGISTRATION

For sending the newsletter, we use the so-called double opt-in procedure, which means that we will only send you a newsletter by e-mail if you have previously explicitly confirmed to us that we should activate the newsletter service. We will then send you a notification e-mail asking you to confirm that you wish to receive our newsletter by clicking on a link in this e-mail. Should you later no longer want to receive newsletters from us, you can object to this at any time. A textual message to the contact details referred to in point 1 (eg e-mail, phone, letter) is sufficient. Of course, you will also find in every newsletter an unsubscribe link.
A maximum of 14 days a day we will inform you about new products from our company as well as exclusive promotion codes, limited special productions and tailor-made recommendations as well as unique cooperations. Similar to the products / services you purchase.

3. COOKIES

germanmade. partially uses so-called cookies on internet sites, in order to enable web-based applications to administer the status of an online-visit and to provide a smooth navigation between the separate services and contents on the website as well as provide the internet-user with repeating settings on the germanmade. website.
A cookie is a small file that is being transferred by germanmade. onto the user’s computer if he or she visits germanmade.’ website. A cookie only contains information that germanmade. itself transmits to the user’s computer – private files cannot be read by a cookie.
When cookies are accepted by the user, germanmade. does not have access to his or her personal information. germanmade. may however identify the user’s computer through the use of the cookies. germanmade. uses cookies so that the user can fill up the shopping cart with orders and administer those while in session, so that germanmade.’website can be tailored even more towards the desires of the customer.
germanmade. applies „session-related“ cookies that are not stored permanently on the website’s visitor’s computer. These temporary cookies will be deleted after leaving the website. By ascertaning the gathered information, germanmade. is able to analyze usage patterns and structures of the website, thus continously optimizing the website through improving the content and simplifying its use.
germanmade. also uses „permanent“ cookies. These cookies remain on the customer’s computer to simplify shopping and registration services. For example, the cookies are able to remember which articles the customer has chosen for purchase while he or she continues to shop. Furthermore, the customer only has to enter passwords on sites that require a registration once.
Permanent cookies can be removed by the user manually. The permanent cookies used by germanmade. will be stored for 90 days. Afterwards, they are automatically deleted. Most of the standard browsers accept cookies by default. Temporary or stored cookies can be admitted or barred separately and independently by setting the security settings. If cookies are barred, certain features on the germanmade.-websites might not be available and some websites might potentially not be displayed correctly.
In order to use the germanmade. shopping cart as well as the check-out, session-related cookies have to be allowed! If the customer does not allow cookies in general, he or she also has the option to order at Germanmade. by email or phone.

4. LOG-FILES / NON-PERSONAL DATA

Every page access stores access data about this process in a log file. These data are not personal. germanmade. therefore can not understand which user has transmitted which data. In connection with the access, germanmade. receives data that is stored for statistical purposes.
In particular, every access results in the storage of the following data set: Name of the accessed file; date and time of access; transmitted data volume; notification if the transfer has been successful; notification why an access has failed; if applicable, operating and browser software of the user as well as the website, from which our website has been visited.

5. WEB ANALYSIS

5.1 GOOGLE ANALYTICS

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc, (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google"). The use includes the "Universal Analytics" operating mode. This facilitates the assignment of data, sessions and interactions across several devices to a pseudonymous user ID and thus the analysis of a user's activities across devices. This data protection notice is provided by www.intersoft-consulting.de.

Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to allow the website operator to analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, Google will reduce your IP address within Member States of the European Union or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area beforehand. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the website operator with other services related to website and Internet use. Our legitimate interest in data processing also lies in these purposes. The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is § 15 para. 3 TMG and Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The data sent by us and linked to cookies, user-identifiers (e.g. User-IDs) or advertising-identifiers are automatically deleted after 14 months. Data whose retention period has been reached is automatically deleted once a month. For more information on terms of use and data protection, please visit https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html or https://policies.google.com/?hl=en.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the Browser Add-on. Opt-out cookies prevent the future collection of your data when you visit this website. To prevent Universal Analytics from collecting data across several devices, you must opt-out on all systems used. If you click here, the opt-out cookie will be set: Disable Google Analytics

5.2 USE OF SOCIAL PLUGINS

We use social plugins of several providers on our website in the respective standard plugin:

  • The Facebook "Gefällt mir" ("Like") button of Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. The button is marked with the Facebook logo and the addition "Gefällt mir" ("Like").
  • The "+1" button of Google+ (Google Plus) of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, California, 94043 USA.
  • he social plugin of Twitter, operated by Twitter, Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 6600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA.

The plugins may provide their hosts with information such as the date and time of your visit to our websites, your IP address, or the type of browser you use. If you are logged on to your account with the plugin provider while visiting our websites, the provider may match this information and any data you enter, should you interact with the plugins, to your user account, for instance if you click the corresponding button on our website or post a comment. Your recommendations or comments may be displayed as information, together with your profile name and photograph, in the relevant provider’s service, for instance in search results or in your user profile, or at other places on websites and in advertisements on the internet.
If you are not a member of the relevant provider’s service, the provider may under certain circumstances nevertheless obtain and store your IP address. For the purpose and scope of the data collection and further processing and use of your data by the provider as well as your related rights and opt-out possibilities to protect your privacy, please see the privacy policies of Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.
If you are a member of the relevant service and do not wish the service provider to collect data on you via our websites and connect them with the member data stored by the provider, you have to log off from your account with the provider before visiting our internet sites.

6. SSL-ENCRYPTION

Personal data on this website will only be transmitted in an encrypted form, using the TLS-encryption-method (Transport Layer Security, also known as SSL, Secure Sockets Layer). Through the application of the SSL-encryption, your data will be changed to a degree that a third party could not reconstruct it, before it is transmitted to the germanmade.-server. Along the lines of this encryption procedure, it is further assured that your data will be sent exclusively to the server that has been requesting them. In the moment of your data’s reception on the germanmade.-server, it will be examined in regards to completeness and potential changes.
If you use the Internet Explorer as your browser, you can identify a secure data transmission with the yellow lock-symbol in the address line of your browser.

7. STORAGE, CORRECTION, DELETION AND DEACTIVATION OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA

You may at any time view, modify and delete the data in your customer account which you entered for your registration. Data that are still required to complete the services requested by you, especially the performance and completion of contracts, cannot be deleted. The data will be deactivated upon termination of the contract, and furthermore will be deleted once the applicable retention period provided by law or contract has expired.
To request information or any correction or deletion of data, please email to germanmade,. GmbH, Birkenstr. 40, 40233 Düsseldorf E-Mail:service@germanmadepunkt.de