Privacy and data protection

As the operator of these pages, we take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and according to the legal data protection regulations as well as this data protection statement. As a rule, our website can be used without providing personal data. Insofar as personal data (e.g. name, address or email addresses) is collected on our pages, this is always done on a voluntary basis as far as possible. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent. We would like to point out that data transmission on the internet (e.g. communication by email) can be subject to security vulnerabilities. It is impossible to guarantee complete protection of the data against access by third parties.

Definitions of terms

The terms used in this privacy policy are based on those of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG). We use the following terms in our privacy policy:

Personal data

Personal data any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person;

Data subject

The data subject is any identified or identifiable natural person whose personal data are processed by the controller.


Processing means any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction;

Third party

Third party means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or body other than the data subject, controller, processor and persons who, under the direct authority of the controller or processor, are authorised to process personal data;


Consent of the data subject means any freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous indication of the data subject’s wishes by which he or she, by a statement or by a clear affirmative action, signifies agreement to the processing of personal data relating to him or her;

Types of data

We process the following types of data on our website:

Contractual data

Data necessary for the establishment, content, modification or termination of a contractual relationship.

Contact details

Data under which you or your company can be contacted.

Content data

Contents of transmitted messages.

Usage data

Usage data (technical information about access times, visited websites, etc.)

Communication data

Data that gives us information about the communication channel.

Right of withdrawal

You have the right to withdraw your consent to the processing of your personal data at any time without giving reasons. The method and form you use to communicate your withdrawal of consent has no bearing on its effectiveness. You can withdraw your consent by contacting us at any time at the address given in the legal notice and clarify any other questions regarding personal data.

Rights of the data subject

You have the right at any time to obtain free information about the personal data concerning you we store, their origin, the recipients to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed and the purpose of data processing. You also have the right to have inaccurate data corrected and incomplete data completed.

You have the right to demand the immediate erasure of the personal data concerning you if one of the following points applies and there is no exception pursuant to Article 17.2 and 17.3 of the GDPR:

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

- the data subject withdraws his or her consent on which the processing was based pursuant to Article 6.1 (a) or Article 9.2 (a) and there is no other legal basis for the processing

- the data subject objects to the processing pursuant to Article 21.1 and there are no overriding legitimate reasons for the processing or the data subject objects to the processing pursuant to Article 21.2

- the personal data have been processed unlawfully

- the erasure of personal data is necessary to fulfil a legal obligation under Union law or the law of the Member States to which the data controller is subject

- the personal data have been collected in relation to information society services offered in accordance with Article 8.1.

You have the right, in accordance with Article 7, to demand that we immediately restrict the processing of your personal data, provided that one of the following conditions is met:

- the accuracy of the personal data is contested by the data subject and restriction of processing is necessary for a period of time enabling the data controller to verify the accuracy of the personal data,

- the processing is unlawful and the data subject opposes the erasure the personal data and requests the restriction of their use instead;

- the controller no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of the processing, but they are required by the data subject for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims,

- the data subject has objected to processing pursuant to Article 21.1 pending the verification whether the legitimate ground of the controller override those of the data subject.

Where processing has been restricted, such personal data shall, with the exception of storage, only be processed with the data subject’s consent or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims or for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest of the Union or of a Member State. We will inform you before the restriction of processing is lifted.

If applicable, you may also exercise your right to data portability and to have your personal data provided by us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and have the right to transmit those data to another controller without hindrance. Restrictions of this right may result from Article 20 of the GDPR.

Data protection officer

If you believe that your data has been unlawfully processed, you can lodge a complaint with the appropriate supervisory authority:

Server log files

This website is provided by a hosting provider. In order to ensure the protection of your data and compliance with data protection standards, we have obligated our hosting provider to comply with all data protection standards under a contract processing agreement. The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These server log files contain details of:

- browser type / browser version

- the operating system used

- referrer URL

- host name of the accessing computer

- time of the server request

These data cannot be assigned to specific persons. These data are not merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to subsequently check these data if we become aware of specific indications of illegal activity.

Webshop usage

The use of our webshop is only possible for registered partners after having logged in. The data you are asked to supply during your use of our webshop will be processed for the purpose of processing the order on the basis of Article 6.1 b of the GDPR. In addition, we transfer your address data to our shipping service providers for the purpose of shipping goods.


Some of our internet pages use cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to improve your user experience and make our website more effective and safer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are "session cookies”. They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser during your next visit.

You can configure your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases or generally exclude them. You can also activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing your browser. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website may be restricted.

Contact form

If you send us enquiries via the contact form, your details from the enquiry form including any contact data you have provided will be stored by us for the purpose of processing your enquiry and in the event of follow-up questions. These data will not be passed on without your consent.

Objection to advertising mails

We expressly prohibit third parties from using the contact details published in our Legal Notice to send unsolicited advertising and marketing material. The operators of this website expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of unsolicited advertising or marketing materials being sent, for example, in the form of spam emails or other similar advertising materials.

Name and address of the controller

The person responsible within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation, other data protection laws applicable in the member states of the European Union and other provisions of a data protection nature is the Data Protection Officer:

Bessemerstrasse 38-42
12103 Berlin, Germany
Phone: +49 30 347901-40
Fax: +49 30 347901-55