Privacy Policy

§1 Use of your data

As you are aware, we use your personal data, which is provided during the ordering process, to fulfill your order and – where necessary – this information is also passed to third parties, for example, to delivery companies.

We only share your personal data which is provided for order processing with other companies when this is necessary to fulfill your order, or when required by law.

We check your creditworthiness by transferring data on the application, acceptance and termination of this contract to SCHUFA HOLDING AG, Kormoranweg 5 in 65201 Wiesbaden and obtain information about you from SCHUFA, insofar as this is permissible after weighing up our interest against your interest to exclude such a transfer.

Furthermore, after due consideration of all interests involved, we shall also transfer to SCHUFA, data related to non-contractual behaviour, such as improper use of a payment card.

SCHUFA only makes personal data available if a justified interest is credibly presented in each specific case. SCHUFA provides address data for the purpose of identifying debtors. When providing information, SCHUFA can additionally provide its contractual partners with a probability value calculated from its data pool for assessing the credit risk (the so-called “score procedure”).

At any time, you may request access to your stored data held by SCHUFA via the internet at, or by writing to: SCHUFA Holding AG, Postfach 10 25 66, 44725 Bochum.

Furthermore, we may use and process your personal data for our own marketing purposes, such as market research by telephone, if you grant us your consent by clicking the appropriate button. If you grant us your consent to send further information, you also agree that we can give your address to our partner companies for the purpose of postal advertising. Whenever you wish, you can view the status of your consent at You can revoke your consent by informing us, for example, by telephone or by sending an e-mail.

You can object to the use and processing of your data for marketing purposes at any time by sending an e-mail to:


§2 Viewing, correcting and deleting your personal data

You can view, correct and delete your personal data in your customer account, after using your username and password to logon to your account.


§3 Right to view, correct, delete and block your data

Upon request, we shall provide you free of charge with information on the data we keep about you in accordance with Section 34 of the German Federal Data Protection Act. Furthermore, you have the right to demand at any time that we correct, delete or block your personal data. However, we shall only delete the data if the order process has been fully completed. Data is deleted in accordance with the constraints set by the tax office.


§4 Use of Cookies

Cookies are files which serve as identifiers. We place these on your computer’s hard drive with the aid of your web browser and can read the cookies whenever you visit our websites. We use a pseudonym on these so-called permanent cookies to protect your data. On the other hand, we do not encrypt our session cookies. However, these are protected against being viewed by third parties through the security standards of your browser.

By using cookies, your browser is identified. In this way, it is possible for us, for example, not to frequently display advertisements for our seasonal articles. At the same time, we want to match our offers with your preferences.

In the help function of your web browser, you will find instructions on how to tell your browser to display new cookies, not to accept new cookies, or to deactivate all cookies received.

Furthermore, you can object to the creation of your user profile with the aid of cookies at any time.


§5 Use of tracking pixels

These are small graphic images which we use on our websites. If you open a page, the tracking pixel is loaded from an Internet server and registered with us along with the IP address you use and, if appropriate, with your cookie ID as well (see § 4 Use of cookies). In this way, we can exactly follow the pages you visit and the actions you perform there.

We use the information we obtain about you to present our Internet advertising on our advertising websites to you in a targeted manner.

If you prefer not to have a personalized profile assembled automatically, you can object at any time. To do so, send an e-mail to: info[at] In this case, however, we shall continue to use cookies and only exclude you from the analysis process. Your personalized data will then no longer be analyzed by us.


§6 Use of personalized links in newsletters

By subscribing to our newsletter, you consent to having your interests automatically analyzed when newsletter images are accessed by your e-mail program or when you actively click on a link. This enables us to match our offers with your preferences. We do not give this data to our partner companies, nor to other third parties.

If you object to your interests being automatically analyzed as a result of accessing the newsletter images, it is possible to receive a plane text version of our newsletter. In this case, your interests will only be automatically analyzed if you actively click on a personalized link. At the end of every newsletter, you will find a link which will enable you to change the format of the newsletter.

If you do not wish at all to have your personal data analyzed automatically, but nonetheless do wish to receive the newsletter, you can object to the automatic analysis at any time. For this purpose, you can send your objection by e-mail to:

§7 Google Analytics-Datenschutzerklärung

Diese Website benutzt Google Analytics, einen Webanalysedienst der Google Inc. („Google“). Google Analytics verwendet sog. „Cookies“, Textdateien, die auf Ihrem Computer gespeichert werden und die eine Analyse der Benutzung der Webseite durch Sie ermöglichen. Die durch den Cookie erzeugten Informationen über Ihre Benutzung der Webseite werden in der Regel an einen Server von Google in den USA übertragen und dort gespeichert. Die im Rahmen von Google Analytics von Ihrem Browser übermittelte IP-Adresse wird nicht mit anderen Daten von Google zusammengeführt. Wir haben zudem auf dieser Webseite Google Analytics um den Code „anonymizeIP“ erweitert. Dies garantiert die Maskierung Ihrer IP-Adresse, sodass alle Daten anonym erhoben werden. Nur in Ausnahmefällen wird die volle IP-Adresse an einen Server von Google in den USA übertragen und dort gekürzt.

Im Auftrag des Betreibers dieser Website wird Google diese Information benutzen, um Ihre Nutzung der Webseite auszuwerten, um Reports über die Webseiten-Aktivitäten zusammenzustellen und um weitere mit der Webseiten-Nutzung und der Internetnutzung verbundene Dienstleistungen gegenüber dem Webseitenbetreiber zu erbringen. Sie können die Speicherung der Cookies durch eine entsprechende Einstellung Ihrer Browser-Software verhindern; wir weisen Sie jedoch darauf hin, dass Sie in diesem Fall möglicherweise nicht sämtliche Funktionen dieser Webseite vollumfänglich werden nutzen können.

Sie können darüber hinaus die Erfassung der durch das Cookie erzeugten und auf Ihre Nutzung der Webseite bezogenen Daten (inkl. Ihrer IP-Adresse) an Google sowie die Verarbeitung dieser Daten durch Google verhindern, indem sie das unter dem folgenden Link verfügbare Browser-Plugin herunterladen und installieren: Alternativ zum Browser-Add-On, insbesondere bei Browsern auf mobilen Endgeräten, können Sie die Erfassung durch Google Analytics zudem verhindern, indem Sie auf diesen Link klicken. Es wird ein Opt-Out-Cookie gesetzt, das die zukünftige Erfassung Ihrer Daten beim Besuch dieser Website verhindert. Der Opt-Out-Cookie gilt nur in diesem Browser und nur für unsere Website und wird auf Ihrem Gerät abgelegt. Löschen Sie die Cookies in diesem Browser, müssen Sie das Opt-Out-Cookie erneut setzen. [Anm. Hinweise zur Einbindung des Opt-Out-Cookie finden Sie unter:].

Wir nutzen Google Analytics weiterhin dazu, Daten aus Double-Click-Cookies und auch AdWords zu statistischen Zwecken auszuwerten. Sollten Sie dies nicht wünschen, können Sie dies über den Anzeigenvorgaben-Manager ( deaktivieren.

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