Privacy Policy

Thank you for your interest in our website. As a member of the association of secure and reputable internet shop operators e.V. (Verein sicherer und seriöser Internetshopbetreiber e. V.), the protection of your personal data is a serious concern to us. Below we inform you, in a transparent and understandable language, among other things about the data collection and its scope, what your data is used for and what your rights are.

You have the right at any time free of charge to obtain information about the origin, the recipient (s) and the purpose of your stored personal data. They also have the right to request the correction, restriction or deletion of such data. If you have any questions about privacy, you can contact the person responsible for data processing at any time. The person responsible for the data processing is mentioned under point 1 of this privacy policy. Furthermore, you have a right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority. Your rights in detail and detailed explanations can be found under point 6 of this Privacy Policy.

Your data will be collected, stored and processed in compliance with the relevant statutory provisions. Personal information is any type of data that identifies you as a person.

1.) Who is responsible for data processing?

For the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO) and other national data protection laws of member states as well as other data protection regulations, the responsible body is a natural or legal person, alone or together with others about the purposes and means of processing personal data (names, contact details etc.) decides.

Responsible for the data processing on this website is:

COSMOVEDA e.K.
Günther Eckerle
Adalbertstr. 5-8
10999 Berlin
Email:
shop@cosmoveda.de

2.) What data is collected and processed on our website?

2.1.1 Automated collection of data:

Each time our website is accessed, our system automatically collects data and information from the computer system of the calling computer, in so-called server log files. These data are partly technically necessary to show you our website. There is no merge with data from other sources. The following data is collected:

  • The pages visited

  • Used browser types and versions

  • The operating system used by the accessing system

  • The website from which an accessing system comes to our site

  • The date and time of access to the page

  • The Internet service provider of the accessing computer

  • The used internet protocol address (IP address)

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f of the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO), which allows us to process the data in the event of a legitimate interest. Our legitimate interest in this case is the reliable and error-free operation of our website. No other processing of this data is done.

2.2 Collection of personal data

2.2.1 Data collection and processing when opening a customer account and when executing the contract

When you open a customer account on our website, this is done voluntarily. Registration is not a requirement for a contract. Data are collected only to the minimum required, the mandatory information can be recognized by the correspondingly marked input fields. The deletion of the customer account is possible at any time and free of charge. If you wish to cancel, please contact the person responsible for the data processing. This is mentioned under point 1 of this privacy policy.

We use your data only for the purpose for which you have registered or for the execution of the contract. The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b of the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO), which allows us to process the data if this is necessary for the performance of a contract with you or for the performance of a pre-contractual measure.

The collected customer data will be blocked after completion of the contract, after termination of the business relationship or after deletion of your customer account and deleted after expiry of tax and commercial retention periods, unless you have agreed to further use of your data.

2.2.2 Data collection and processing using our email address or contact function

For emails or messages via the contact form, we store your data until the completion of the processing of your message. The mandatory information in the form of the contact form can be recognized by the correspondingly marked input fields. The data will be used exclusively for the processing of your request, after completion of the processing your data will be deleted. The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f of the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO), which allows us to process the data in the event of a legitimate interest. Our legitimate interest in this case is to answer your message or to process your request.

For emails or messages via the contact form (if available), which are aimed at the initiation of a contract, the commercial and fiscal retention periods of 10 years from the end of the calendar year in which the data was collected shall apply. After expiration of the deadlines, the data will be deleted regularly, unless they are still required for initiation or fulfillment of the contract or we have a legitimate interest in the continuation of storage. The legal basis for data processing in this case is the Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b of the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO), which allows us to process the data if this is necessary for the performance of a contract with you or for the performance of a pre-contractual measure.

2.2.3 Newsletter function, data processing and possibility of objection.

2.2.3.1 You have subscribed to our newsletter subscription:

If you subscribe to our free newsletter, data from the login form will be sent to us. The mandatory information can be seen on the correspondingly marked input fields and is limited to the required minimum (email address). For the processing of your data, a consent is obtained during the registration process and reference is made to this privacy policy. The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a of the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO), which allows us to process the data if you have consented to the processing.

The data will not be passed on to third parties, but used exclusively for sending newsletters. The subscription to the newsletter (your consent) may be objected to at any time for the future. To revoke your consent, there is a link to unsubscribe from the newsletter in each newsletter, but opt-out can also be made directly via our website. Of course, the request to unsubscribe from the newsletter can also be addressed directly to the person responsible for the data processing. This is mentioned under point 1 of this privacy policy. After unsubscribing from the newsletter subscription, the data will be deleted unless you have consented to further use, or we reserve the right to further use (as explained below under 2.2.3.2), which is permitted by law.

2.2.3.2 If we send newsletters to our existing customers

If you have purchased goods or services on our website and have stored your e-mail address, this can be used by us, unless you have objected, for sending a newsletter. In such a case the newsletter will only send direct mail for similar goods or services from our offer. The legal basis for sending the newsletter as a result of the sale of goods or services is § 7 Abs. 3 UWG. The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f of the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO), which allows us to process the data in the event of a legitimate interest. Our legitimate interest in this case is to send you personalized advertising. You may object to the use of your data for this purpose, at any time with future effect. For the objection, please contact the person responsible for the data processing. This is mentioned under point 1 of this privacy policy.

2.3 Disclosure of the data to fulfill the contract to third parties

2.3.1 Transfer to shipping service providers in general and credit institution

For payment transactions and, if necessary, for the delivery of goods, we pass personal data on to the minimum required to service providers (third parties), if this is necessary for the execution of the contract.

If we pass on your data to a shipping service provider (such as DHL, DPD, UPS Hermes or GLS), the legal basis for this is Article 6 (1) lit. b of the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO), which allows us to process the data if this is necessary for the performance of a contract with you or for the performance of a pre-contractual measure.

If we pass on your payment data to the commissioned bank, the legal basis for this is Article 6 (1) lit. b of the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO), which allows us to process the data if this is necessary for the performance of a contract with you or for the performance of a pre-contractual measure.

2.3.2 Transfer of email address and / or telephone number to shipping service provider

A transfer of your email address and / or telephone number, in order to allow the chosen shipping service provider to announce the delivery or to arrange an agreement with you, does not take place.

2.3.3 Payment service provider

You have the option of choosing from various payment service providers on our website. Below we inform you about which data will be passed on and on which legal situation this happens:

2.3.3.1 PayPal / PayPal Plus

If you choose this payment service provider, the data required for payment will be forwarded to PayPal (PayPal Europe, S.à.r.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg). The legal basis for this under Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a of the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO), which allows us to process the data if you have consented to the processing and Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b of the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO), which allows us to process the data if this is necessary for the performance of a contract with you or for the performance of a pre-contractual measure. You have the right to revoke your consent at any time. The revocation of consent does not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation.

If you select the PayPal Plus payment methods via "credit card", "invoice", "direct debit" or "PayPal installment", PayPal reserves the right to solicit creditworthiness information about you. A credit report may contain scoring values ​(= probability values). The so-called scoring values ​​are based on a scientifically recognized mathematical-statistical procedure. The calculation of the scores also includes (but not exclusively) your address data.

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f of the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO), which allows the processing of data in the event of a legitimate interest. The legitimate interest in this case is to establish your identity or solvency.

You can object to the processing of your personal data at any time. However, PayPal may continue to be entitled to process, use and transfer the personal data if this is necessary for contractual payment processing by PayPal, if it is required by law or if it is required by a court or public authority.

If you want to object to the use of your data or if you want to communicate changes to the stored data, you can contact PayPal directly. You can also find more information about PayPal's privacy policy at the following Internet address:

https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full?locale.x=en_GB

2.3.3.2 Immediate Payment (Sofortüberweisung)

If you choose this payment service provider, the payment-relevant data and your personal data will be forwarded to Sofort GmbH (Sofort GmbH, Theresienhöhe 12, 80339 Munich). Your personal data here are first name, last name, address, telephone number, email address and IP address. This data transfer is necessary to establish your identity beyond any doubt and thus to prevent fraud attempts. In addition, you transfer your PIN and a TAN to Sofort GmbH, which uses them to log in to your bank account and make a transfer to us. After logging in by Sofort GmbH, the account turnover, the scope of the credit line and the existence of other accounts and their status will be checked automatically. After the transfer, we will inform you about the successful payment.

The legal basis for this under Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a of the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO), which allows us to process the data if you have consented to the processing and Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b of the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO), which allows us to process the data if this is necessary for the performance of a contract with you or for the performance of a pre-contractual action. If you want to object to the use of your data or if you want to communicate changes regarding the stored data, you can contact the Sofort GmbH directly. Further information on the privacy policy of Sofort GmbH can be found at the following Internet address. The revocation of consent does not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until revocation:

https://www.klarna.com/pay-now-with-direct-banking/privacy-statement/

3.) What are cookies and what data is processed?

3.1 Cookies that are set through our website

Our website uses so-called cookies. Cookies are text files that are stored in the Internet browser or on the Internet browser on your computer. We use cookies to make our website more user-friendly. Some elements of our website require that the calling browser be identified even after a page break. For example, to store and submit the items in your shopping cart or your login information. Most of us use cookies, so-called "session cookies", which are automatically deleted after closing the browser. Some cookies remain stored on your device and allow you to recognize them on your next page visit. The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f of the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO), which allows us to process the data in the event of a legitimate interest. Our legitimate interest in this case is to offer you a technically flawless and functionally optimized website.

If we store other cookies (for example from partner companies or to analyze your surfing behavior) on your device, we will inform you in detail below.

You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and then allow these cookies only in individual cases. Likewise, you can generally exclude the acceptance of cookies or accept them only for certain cases. In addition, you can set your browser to delete set cookies after closing the browser window. Please note that if you do not accept cookies, the functionality of our website may be limited.

3.2 commentary functions on our website

Are not used by us.

3.3 Web Analysis / Marketing

3.3.1 Google Analytics

We use the analytics tool Google Analytics on our website. Provider of this analysis tool is the Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies". Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and thus allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. These analytics data are typically transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f of the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO), which allows us to process the data in the event of a legitimate interest. Our legitimate interest in this case is to analyze user behavior in order to optimize our offer and our advertising.

We point out that on this website Google Analytics code "gat._anonymizeIp ();" has been extended to an anonymous collection of IP addresses to ensure (so-called IP masking.). By activation of the IP anonymization, your IP address will truncated within Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to transmission to the United States. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. On our behalf Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and to provide to us more with the site usage and internet related services.

The IP address provided by Google Analytics through your internet browser will not be merged with other data provided by Google.

You can prevent cookies from being stored by setting your Internet browser accordingly. However, we would like to point out expressly that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website in full.

You can prevent the data collection by Google Analytics by clicking the link below and download the tool offered there:

https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

You can also find more information about Google's privacy policy at the following Internet address:

https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en

3.4 Social Media / Plugins

Are not used by us.

4.) How is the data saved?

The transfer of personal data takes place exclusively encrypted via an SSL or a TLS connection. This applies to messages about our contact function as well as your order and payment data. By encrypting your sensitive personal data can not be intercepted and viewed by unauthorized third parties. An encrypted connection can be recognized by the fact that the address line of the browser starts with "https: //" (and the lock icon in the browser url line).

The data stored in the systems of our website are secured by passwords and unrecognizable by unauthorized third parties.

Data transmission on the Internet, for example when sending an email, is not 100% secure and may in some cases have security vulnerabilities.

5.) How long is the personal data stored?

How long your personal data is stored with us, depends sometimes on the respective legal retention period. In the case of messages via our contact function and / or via our email address, your data will be deleted after completion of the processing, unless we have a legitimate interest in the continuation of storage.

The commercial and fiscal retention periods are 10 years from the end of the calendar year in which the data were collected. After expiration of the deadlines, the data will be deleted regularly, unless they are still required for initiation or fulfillment of the contract or we have a legitimate interest in the continuation of storage.

6.) What rights do you have vis-à-vis the person responsible for data processing?

Below we list the rights you have under the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO), vis-à-vis the person responsible for data processing. The responsible person is mentioned under point 1 of this privacy policy. If personal data are processed by you, you are "concerned" within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO).

6.1 Your right to information according to Art. 15 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

You may request information from the data controller as to whether personal data is being processed by you. If such processing is required, you may also request information about the following for which purposes this personal data is being processed; the categories of personal data being processed; the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data relating to you have been disclosed or are still being disclosed; the planned storage period of your personal data or, if no specific information is available, the criteria for determining the duration of the storage; the existence of a right to rectification or erasure of personal data concerning you, the existence of a right to restriction of processing by the person responsible for processing or a right to object to such processing; the existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority (responsible is the state data protection officer of the federal state, in which we have our seat - addresses and links can be found here); all available information on the source of the data if the personal data are not collected from the data subject (ie you); the existence of automated decision-making including profiling under Article 22 (1) and (4) GDPR and, at least in these cases, meaningful information about the logic involved, and the scope and intended impact of such processing on the data subject.

You have the right to request information about whether your personal information relates to a third country or an international organization. In this connection, you can request the appropriate guarantees in accordance with. Art. 46 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in connection with the transfer.

6.2 Your right to rectification pursuant to Art. 16 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

You have the right to immediate rectification and / or completion to the Data Controller if the personal data you process is inaccurate or incomplete.

6.3 Your right to cancellation pursuant to Art. 17 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

You may require the data controller to delete the personal data concerning you without delay, and the latter is obliged to delete this personal data immediately if one of the reasons stated in Article 17 (1) GDPR is applicable.

The right of cancellation does not exist if the processing is necessary for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, for the fulfillment of a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest, or for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal rights.

6.4 Your right to restriction of processing according to Art. 18 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

You have the right to require the data controller to restrict the processing, as long as the accuracy of the personal information you check is checked, you refuse to delete the personal data and instead demand the restriction of the use of personal data, the person responsible for the personal data is no longer needed for the purposes of processing, but you need them for asserting, exercising or defending legal claims, or if you have objected to the processing under Article 21 (1) GDPR and it is not yet certain whether the legitimate reasons of the controller outweigh your reasons.

6.5 Your Right to Information According to Art. 19 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

If you have asserted the right of rectification, erasure or restriction of the processing to the controller of the data processing, it is obliged to notify all recipients to whom the personal data you have disclosed this rectification or deletion of the data or restriction of processing because, this proves to be impossible or is associated with a disproportionate effort.

You have a right to the person responsible to be informed about these recipients.

6.6 Your right to data portability according to Art. 20 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

You have the right to receive in a structured, common and machine-readable format personal data relating to you provided to the Data Controller, and you have the right to transfer this data to another person responsible without interference by the Data Controller; where the personal data have been provided, provided that this is technically feasible.

This right to data portability shall not apply to any processing necessary for the performance of a task in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority delegated to the controller of the data.

The right to data portability should not affect the rights and freedoms of others.

 

6.7 Your right to revoke granted consent according to Art. 77 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

You have the right to revoke your privacy declaration at any time with effect for the future. In the case of a revocation, the data concerned will be deleted immediately, as long as further processing is precluded by a legal basis for processing which does not accept consent. The revocation of consent does not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation.

6.8 The Automated Decision on a case-by-case basis including profiling

You have the right not to be subjected to a decision based solely on automated processing - including profiling - that will have legal effect or similarly affect you in a similar manner. This shall not apply if the decision to conclude or to execute a contract between you and the controller is required by law of the European Union or of the Member States to which the controller is subject, and if such legislation is adequate to safeguard your rights and responsibilities Freedoms and your legitimate interests or with your express consent.

However, these decisions must not be based on special categories of personal data under Art. 9 (1) GDPR, unless Art. 9 (2) lit. a or g DSGVO applies and reasonable measures have been taken to protect the rights and freedoms as well as your legitimate interests.

With respect to the cases mentioned in 6.8.1 and 6.8.3, the data controller shall take reasonable steps to safeguard the rights and freedoms and your legitimate interests, including at least the right to obtain the intervention of a person on the part of the controller Position and contesting the decision.

6.9 Your right to complain to a supervisory authority pursuant to Art. 77 GDPR

Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you shall have the right to complain to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of its residence, place of work or place of alleged infringement, if you believe that the processing of the personal data concerning you is against the DSGVO violates.

The supervisory authority to which the complaint has been submitted shall inform the complainant of the status and results of the complaint, including the possibility of a judicial remedy pursuant to Article 78 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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6.10 OPPOSITION RIGHT

You have the right at any time, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, against the processing of your personal data, which pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. e or f DSGVO takes action to file an objection with effect for the future; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions.

The data controller no longer processes the personal data concerning you unless he can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing is intended to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

If the personal data relating to you are processed 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 associated with such direct mail.

If you object to processing for direct marketing purposes, your personal data will no longer be processed for these purposes.

Regardless of Directive 2002/58 / EC, you have the option, in the context of the use of information society services, of exercising your right to object through automated procedures that use technical specifications.

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