Data protection declaration
General notice and mandatory information
The responsible body for the data processing on this website is:
Knister UG (limited liability) in foundation
The responsible body decides solely or together with others on the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g. Names, contact details o. Ä).
Revocation of your consent to data processing
Only with your explicit consent are some processes of data processing possible. Your consent, which has already been given, is possible at any time. For revocation, a shapeless message by e-mail is sufficient. The legality of the data processing until the revocation remains unaffected by the Revocation.
Right to complain to the competent supervisory authority
As a person affected, you are entitled to a right to complain to the relevant supervisory authority in the event of a breach of data protection. The competent supervisory authority on data protection law issues is the State Data Protection Officer of the state of affairs in which the headquarters of our company are located. The following link provides a list of data protection officers and their contact details: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.
Right to Data transferability
You have the right to have data that we automatically process to you or to third parties on the basis of your consent or in the fulfillment of a contract. The deployment is in a machine-readable format. If you require the direct transfer of data to another person responsible, this is only possible if it is technically feasible.
SSL or TLS encryption
For security reasons and to protect the transfer of confidential content that you send to us as a site operator, our website uses an SSL or TLS Encryption. This means that data that you transmit via this website is not available to third parties. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the “https://” address line of your browser and on the lock icon in the browser line.
Data transfer at the conclusion of the contract for the purchase of goods and the dispatch of goods
Personal data will only be transmitted to third parties if there is a need in the context of the contract execution. Third parties may be payment service providers or logistics companies, for example. A further transmission of the data does not take place or only if you have expressly agreed to it.
The basis for data processing is Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. (b) DSGVO, which authorises the processing of data in order to fulfil a contract or pre-contractual Measures.
Registration on this Website
To use certain features, you can register on our website. The transmitted data are used exclusively for the purpose of using the respective offer or service. Mandatory information requested at registration must be provided in full. Otherwise, we will reject the registration.
In case of important changes, for example for technical reasons, we will inform you by e-mail. The email will be sent to the address provided when registering.
The Data entered at the Time of registration is Based on Your Consent (Type. 6 Abs. 1 lit. A DSGVO). Your consent, which has already been given, is possible at any time. For revocation, a shapeless message by e-mail is sufficient. The Legality of the data Processing already carried out remains unaffected by The Revocation.
We store the data collected during registration during the period you are registered on our website. Your data will be deleted if you unregister. Statutory retention periods remain unaffected.
Data transmitted via contact form, including your contact details, will be stored in order to process your request or to be ready for follow-up requests. This data will not be shared without your consent.
The data entered into the contact form is based solely on your consent (Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. A DSGVO). Your consent, which has already been given, is possible at any time. For revocation, a shapeless message by e-mail is sufficient. The legality of the data processing operations until the withdrawal is not affected by the Revocation.
Data transmitted via the contact form will remain with us until you ask us to delete it, revoke your consent to the storage, or there is no longer a need for data storage. Mandatory statutory provisions – in particular retention periods – remain Unaffected.
To send our newsletter, we need an e-mail address from you. Verification of the e-mail address provided is necessary and the receipt of the newsletter is to be agreed. Supplementary data are not collected or are voluntary. The use of the data takes place exclusively for the sending of the newsletter.
The data provided when you register for the newsletter will only be processed on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. a GDPR). Your consent, which has already been given, is possible at any time. For the revocation, an informal notification by e-mail is sufficient or you can unsubscribe via the “Unsubscribe” link in the newsletter. The legality of the data processing operations that have already taken place remains unaffected by the revocation.
Data entered to set up the subscription will be deleted in the event of unsubscribe. If this data has been transmitted to us for other purposes and elsewhere, these will remain with us.
For the integration and presentation of video content, our website uses plugins from YouTube. The provider of the video portal is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
When you visit a page with a built-in YouTube plugin, a connection is made to the youTube servers. YouTube will find out which of our pages you have accessed.
YouTube can map your browsing behavior directly to your personal profile if you are logged into your YouTube account. By logging out in advance, you have the option to prevent this.
The use of YouTube is in the interest of an appealing presentation of our online offers. This constitutes a legitimate interest in the sense of art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. F DSGVO.
Our website uses functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics. The provider of the web analytics service is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses “cookies.” These are small text files that your web browser stores on your device and allow an analysis of website usage. Information generated by means of cookies about your use of our website is transmitted to a Google server and stored there. Server location is usually the United States.
The setting of Google Analytics cookies is based on type. 6 Abs. 1 lit. F DSGVO. As the operator of this website, we have a legitimate interest in the analysis of user behaviour, in order to develop our website and, if necessary, also optimize advertising.
As part of our use of our website, we place a visitor action pixel of the social network of Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”) on your computer. This allows your behavior to be tracked when you click on a Facebook ad and are redirected to our website. The service helps to analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of Facebook ads to optimize future advertising efforts. For us, the data remains completely anonymous and does not allow any conclusion to be drawn about the respective person. However, the data is stored and processed by Facebook, which establishes a connection of the data to the respective Facebook profile of the user. For more information about Facebook’s data processing, see https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/
We use Google Analytics in conjunction with the IP anonymization feature. It ensures that Google will reduce your IP address within Member States of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to transmission to the United States. There may be exceptions where Google transfers the full IP address to a server in the UNITED States and cuts it there. On our behalf, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to generate reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website and internet usage to us. There is no merging of the IP address transmitted by Google Analytics with other data from Google.
The setting of cookies by your web browser is preventable. However, some features of our website may be restricted. You can also prevent the collection of data regarding your website usage, including your IP address, together with subsequent processing by Google. This is possible by downloading and installing the browser plug-in accessible via the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
Opposition to data collection
You can prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data by clicking on the link below. An opt-out cookie is set that prevents the collection of your data on future visits to our website: Disable Google Analytics.
In order to fully comply with the statutory data protection requirements, we have concluded a contract with Google for order processing.
Demographics at Google Analytics
Our website uses the “demographic characteristics” feature of Google Analytics. It can be used to create reports that contain statements about the age, gender and interests of the site visitors. This data comes from interest-based advertising from Google as well as from visitor data from third parties. It is not possible to assign the data to a specific person. You can disable this feature at any time. This is possible through the ad settings in your Google Account or by generally prohibiting the collection of your data by Google Analytics, as explained in the section “Opposition to data collection”.
Our website allows payment via PayPal. The provider of the payment service is PayPal (Europe) S.A.R.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg.
When you pay with PayPal, the payment details you enter will be transferred to PayPal.
Your data is transmitted to PayPal on the basis of type. 6 Abs. 1 lit. a GDPR (consent) and art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. b GDPR (processing for the performance of a contract). Your consent, which has already been given, is possible at any time. Data processing operations that have been used in the past remain effective in the event of a revocation.
Our website allows payment via “Immediate transfer.” The provider of the payment service is Sofort GmbH, Theresienhöhe 12, 80339 Munich.
With the help of the “immediate transfer” procedure, we receive a payment confirmation from Sofort GmbH in real time and can immediately start fulfilling our liabilities.
When paying by “immediate transfer” your PIN and TAN will be sent to Sofort GmbH. The payment provider logs into your online banking account, automatically checks your account balance and makes the transfer. This is followed by an immediate transaction confirmation. Your sales, the credit limit of your MRP loan and the existence of other accounts and their holdings are also automatically checked after logging in.
In addition to PIN and TAN, the transmission to Sofort GmbH also includes payment data as well as data about you. Your personal data includes first and last name, address, telephone number(s), email address, IP address and, if applicable, further data necessary for payment processing. There is a need for this data transfer to establish your identity beyond doubt and to prevent fraud.
The transfer of your data to Sofort GmbH is based on art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. a GDPR (consent) and art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. b GDPR (processing for the performance of a contract). Your consent, which has already been given, is possible at any time. Data processing operations that have been used in the past remain effective in the event of a revocation.
Details on instant transfer are available at: https://www.sofort.de/datenschutz.html and https://www.klarna.com/sofort/.
Google AdWords and Google conversion tracking
Our website uses Google AdWords. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States.
AdWords is an online advertising program. As part of the online advertising program, we work with conversion tracking. After clicking on an ad placed by Google, a cookie for conversion tracking is set. Cookies are small text files that your web browser stores on your device. Google AdWords cookies expire after 30 days and are not used to identify users personally. Google and we can tell from the cookie that you have clicked on an ad and have been redirected to our website.
Each Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. Cookies cannot be traced through AdWords customers’ websites. Conversion cookies generate conversion statistics for AdWords customers who use conversion tracking. Adwords customers will learn how many users clicked on their ad and have been redirected to pages with conversion tracking tag. However, AdWords customers do not receive information that allows them to personally identify. If you do not wish to participate in the tracking, you may object to any use. Here the conversion cookie must be deactivated in the user settings of the browser. Thus, there is no inclusion in the conversion tracking statistics.
The storage of “conversion cookies” is based on type. 6 Abs. 1 lit. F DSGVO. As a website operator, we have a legitimate interest in analysing user behaviour in order to optimize our website and advertising.
With a modern web browser, you can monitor, restrict or prevent the setting of cookies. Disabling cookies may result in a limited functionality of our website.
Use of Hotjar
You can use the link https://www.hotjar.com/opt-out to prevent Hotjar from collecting and using your data.