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                                   DATA PROTECTION

1) INFORMATION ON COLLECTION OF PERSONAL DATA AND CONTACT DETAILS OF THE PERSON RESPONSIBLE


1.1 We are pleased about your visit to our website and thank you for your interest. On the following pages we will inform you about how your personal data is handled when you use our website. Personal data is any data that can be used to personally identify you.
1.2 The person responsible for data processing on this website within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is Izanami GbR, Büsingstraße 8, 12161 Berlin, Germany, Tel.: 015254030205, Email: hello@izanamitableware.com. The person responsible for the processing of personal data is the natural or legal person who, alone or jointly with others, decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data.
1.3 This website uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of personal data and other confidential content (e.g. orders or inquiries to the person responsible). You can recognize an encrypted connection by the string “https://” and the lock symbol in your browser bar.

2) DATA COLLECTION WHEN VISITING OUR WEBSITE

If you only use our website for information purposes, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, we only collect the data that your browser transmits to our server (so-called “server log files”). When you visit our website, we collect the following data, which is technically necessary for us to display the website to you:
- The website you visited
- Date and time of access
- Amount of data transferred in bytes
- Source/reference from which you came to the page
- Browser used
- Operating system used
- IP address used (if applicable: in anonymized form)
Data processing is carried out in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f of the GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website. The data will neither be passed on nor used in any other way. However, we reserve the right to subsequently check the server log files if there are concrete indications of illegal use.

3) HOSTING
Hosted by Shopify
We use the shop system of the service provider Shopify International Limited, Victoria Buildings, 2nd floor, 1-2 Haddington Road, Dublin 4, D04 XN32, Ireland ("Shopify") to provide and display the online shop based on processing in accordance with our instructions . All data collected on our website is processed on Shopify's servers. As part of the aforementioned Shopify services, data may also be sent to Shopify Inc., 150 Elgin St, Ottawa, ON K2P 1L4, Canada, Shopify Data Processing (USA) Inc., Shopify Payments (USA) Inc. or Shopify (USA) Inc. be transferred for further processing on our behalf. In the event that data is transferred to Shopify Inc. in Canada, the appropriate level of data protection is guaranteed by an adequacy decision by the European Commission. Shopify Data Processing (USA) Inc., Shopify Payments (USA) Inc. and Shopify (USA) Inc. based in the USA are certified for the US-European data protection agreement "Privacy Shield", which ensures compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU guaranteed.
For more information about Shopify's privacy policy, please visit the following website: https://www.shopify.com/legal/privacy
Further processing on servers that are not the aforementioned Shopify servers will only take place within the scope of the following information.

4) COOKIES
In order to make visiting our website attractive and to enable the use of certain functions, we use so-called cookies on various pages. These are small text files that are stored on your device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the end of the browser session, i.e. after closing your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your device and enable us or our partner companies (third-party cookies) to recognize your browser on your next visit (persistent cookies). When cookies are set, they collect and process specific user information such as browser and location data and IP address values ​​according to individual requirements. Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period of time, which may vary depending on the cookie. You can check the duration of each cookie storage in the cookie settings of your web browser.
In some cases, cookies are used to simplify the ordering process by remembering preferences (e.g. saving the contents of a virtual shopping cart for a later visit to the website). If personal data is also processed through individual cookies we set, the processing takes place in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR either to implement the contract or in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR to protect our legitimate interests the best possible functionality of the website as well as a customer-friendly and effective design of the page visit.
Please note that you can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and can decide individually whether to accept them or exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general. Each browser manages cookie settings differently. This is described in the help menu of each browser, which will explain how to change your cookie settings. The instructions for the most common browsers can be found at the following links:

Please note that the functionality of our website may be limited if cookies are not accepted.

Here are instructions on how to change cookie settings for the most popular browsers:

- Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/delete-and-manage-cookies-168dab11-0753-043d-7c16-ede5947fc64d
- Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enhanced-tracking-protection-firefox-desktop
- Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en&hlrm=en
- Safari: https://support.apple.com/en-gb/guide/safari/sfri11471/mac
- Opera: https://help.opera.com/en/latest/web-preferences/#cookies

Please note that the functionality of our website may be limited if cookies are not accepted.

 

5) CONTACT US

If you contact us (e.g. via the contact form or by email), personal data will be collected. You can find out which data is collected in the case of a contact form in the respective contact form. This data will be stored and used exclusively for the purpose of answering your request or contacting you and the associated technical administration. The legal basis for processing the data is our legitimate interest in responding to your request in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. If your contact is aimed at concluding a contract, the additional legal basis for processing is Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR. Your data will be deleted after your request has been finally processed; this is the case if it can be seen from the circumstances that the matter in question has been finally clarified and provided that there are no legal retention obligations to the contrary.

6) DATA PROCESSING WHEN OPENING A CUSTOMER ACCOUNT AND FOR CONTRACT PROCESSING


Pursuant to Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b of the GDPR, personal data will continue to be collected and processed if you provide it to us to execute a contract or when opening a customer account. You can find out which data is collected in the respective input forms. You have the option to delete your customer account at any time. This can be done by sending a message to the above address of the person responsible. We store and use the data you provide to process the contract. After the contract has been fully processed or your customer account has been deleted, your data will be blocked taking into account tax and commercial law retention periods and deleted after these periods have expired, unless you have expressly agreed to further use of your data or further data use permitted by law has been permitted by us reserved, about which we will inform you accordingly below.

7) USE OF YOUR DATA FOR DIRECT ADVERTISING
7.1 If you register for our email newsletter, we will regularly send you information about our offers. The only mandatory information for sending the newsletter is your email address. Providing additional possible data is voluntary and serves to enable us to address you personally. We use the so-called double opt-in procedure to send newsletters. This means that we will not send you an email newsletter unless you have expressly confirmed to us that you agree to receive such a newsletter. We will then send you a confirmation email asking you to confirm that you would like to receive future newsletters by clicking on an appropriate link.
By activating the confirmation link, you give us your consent to use your personal data in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR. When you register for the newsletter, we save your IP address, which was entered by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), as well as the date and time of registration in order to be able to track possible misuse of your email address at a later date. The data we collect when registering for the newsletter is used exclusively for advertising purposes through the newsletter. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time using the link provided in each newsletter or by sending a message to the responsible person named above. After you unsubscribe, your email address will be immediately deleted from our newsletter distribution list unless you have expressly agreed to further use of your data or we reserve the right to use additional data that is permitted by law and over which we inform you in this statement.

7.2 Our email newsletters are sent via the technical service provider The Rocket Science Group, LLC d/b/a MailChimp, 675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Suite 5000, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA (https://mailchimp.com) , to whom we pass on the data that you provided when registering for the newsletter. This transfer is carried out in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f of the GDPR and serves our legitimate interest in using an effective, secure and user-friendly newsletter system. Please note that your data is usually transferred to a MailChimp server in the USA and stored there.
MailChimp uses this information to send the newsletter on our behalf and to evaluate it statistically. For evaluation purposes, the emails sent contain so-called web beacons or tracking pixels, which are individual pixel image files stored on our website. This allows us to determine whether a newsletter message was opened and which links were clicked. In addition, technical information is collected (e.g. time of access, IP address, browser type and operating system). The data is collected exclusively in pseudonymized form and is not linked to your other personal data. A direct personal relationship is excluded. This data is used exclusively for statistical analyzes of newsletter campaigns. The results of these analyzes can be used to better tailor future newsletters to the interests of recipients.
If you would like to object to data analysis for statistical evaluation purposes, you must unsubscribe from the newsletter.
In addition, in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f of the GDPR, MailChimp can also use this data based on its own legitimate interest in designing and optimizing the service to meet needs and for market research purposes, for example to determine which countries the recipients come from. However, MailChimp does not use the data of our newsletter recipients to write to these recipients or to pass the data on to third parties.

To protect your data in the USA, we have entered into a data processing agreement with MailChimp based on the European Commission's Standard Contractual Clauses to enable the transfer of your personal data to MailChimp. If you are interested in viewing this data processing agreement, you can do so at the following internet link: https://mailchimp.com/legal/data-processing-addendum/
MailChimp is also certified according to the US-European data protection agreement “Privacy Shield” and is therefore committed to complying with EU data protection regulations.
MailChimp's privacy policy can be found at: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/

 

8) DATA PROCESSING FOR THE PURPOSE OF ORDER PROCESSING
8.1 The personal data we collect will be passed on to the transport company commissioned with the delivery as part of the contract processing, to the extent that this is necessary to deliver the goods. We pass on your payment data to the commissioned credit institution as part of payment processing, provided this is necessary for payment processing. If payment service providers are used, we will expressly inform you about this below. The legal basis for passing on the data is Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR.
8.2 Use of special service providers for order processing and processing
-Billbee
The orders are processed by the service provider “Billbee” (Billbee GmbH, Paulinenstraße 54, 32756 Detmold). Name, address and, if applicable, other personal data will only be passed on to Billbee for the purpose of processing the online order in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b of the GDPR. Your data will only be passed on to the extent that this is actually necessary to process the order. Details about Billbee's data protection can be found on the Billbee website at: https://www.billbee.io/datenschutz/
8.3 Transfer of personal data to shipping service providers.

8.4 Use of payment service providers
-Amazon Pay
If you choose the payment method "Amazon Pay", the payment will be processed by the payment service provider Amazon Payments Europe s.c.a., 38 avenue John F. Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg (hereinafter referred to as "Amazon Payments"), to which we will transfer the payment during the ordering process pass on the information you have provided together with the information about your order in accordance with Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR. Your data will be passed on exclusively for the purpose of payment processing with the payment service provider Amazon Payments and only to the extent that this is necessary for payment processing. For more information about Amazon Payments' privacy policy, please visit https://pay.amazon.com/uk/help/201751600


-Apple Pay
If you choose the "Apple Pay" payment method from Apple Distribution International (Apple), Hollyhill Industrial Estate, Hollyhill, Cork, Ireland, payment processing will be carried out via the "Apple Pay" function of your device with iOS, watchOS or macOS a payment card stored with “Apple Pay” is charged. Apple Pay uses security features built into your device's hardware and software to protect your transactions. To release a payment, it is therefore necessary to enter a code that you have previously set and to verify it using the "Face ID" or "Touch ID" function of your terminal device.
For payment processing purposes, the information you provided during the ordering process, along with information about your order, will be transmitted to Apple in encrypted form. Apple then encrypts this data again with a developer-specific key before the data is transmitted to the payment service provider of the payment card stored in Apple Pay for payment processing. Encryption ensures that only the website from which the purchase was made can access the payment information. After payment is completed, Apple sends your device account number and a transaction-specific dynamic security code to the originating website to confirm the payment.
If personal data is processed during the transfers described, the processing takes place exclusively for the purpose of payment processing in accordance with Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR.
Apple retains anonymized transaction information, including the approximate purchase amount, the approximate date and time, and whether the transaction was completed successfully. Anonymization completely excludes any personal reference. Apple uses the anonymized data to improve Apple Pay and other Apple products and services.
When you use Apple Pay on iPhone or Apple Watch to complete a purchase made through Safari on Mac, the Mac and the authorization device communicate over an encrypted channel on Apple's servers. Apple does not process or store this information in a format that can personally identify you. You can turn off the ability to use Apple Pay on your Mac in your iPhone's settings. Go to "Wallet & Apple Pay" and turn off "Allow payments on Mac."
For further information about Apple Pay data protection, please visit the following web address: https://support.apple.com/de-de/HT203027


- PayPal
If you pay via PayPal, credit card via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal or - if offered - "purchase on account" or "payment in installments" via PayPal, we transmit your payment details to PayPal (Europe) S.a.r.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg (hereinafter “PayPal”). The transmission takes place in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR and only to the extent that this is necessary for payment processing.
PayPal reserves the right to carry out credit checks for the payment methods credit card via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal or, if offered, “purchase on account” or “payment in installments” via PayPal. For this purpose, your payment details may be passed on to credit agencies within the framework of applicable laws. The transmission is based on PayPal's legitimate interest in determining your solvency in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. PayPal uses the result of the credit check with regard to the statistical probability of payment default for the purpose of deciding whether to provide the respective payment method. The credit report can contain probability values ​​(so-called score values). To the extent that score values ​​are included in the results of the credit report, they are based on recognized scientific and mathematical procedures. The calculation of the score values ​​includes, but is not limited to, address data. Further data protection information, including information about the credit agencies used, can be found in PayPal's data protection declaration at: https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full.
You can object to this processing of your data at any time by sending a message to PayPal. However, PayPal may still be entitled to process your personal data if this is necessary for contractual payment processing.
- Shopify Payments
We use the payment service provider "Shopify Payments", 3rd Floor, Europe House, Harcourt Building, Harcourt Street, Dublin 2. If you choose a payment method offered by Shopify Payments, the payment will be made by the technical service provider Stripe Payments Europe Ltd, 1 Grand Canal Street Lower, Grand Canal Dock, Dublin, Ireland, to whom we will receive the information you provided as part of your order (name, address, account number, sort code, credit card number if applicable, invoice amount, currency and transaction number) in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR. Your data will only be used for the purpose of processing payments with Stripe Payments Europe Ltd. passed on and only to the extent necessary. You can view the Shopify Payments privacy policy at: https://www.shopify.com/legal/privacy.


- Stripe Payments Europe Ltd.
Learn more about Stripe Payments Europe Ltd's privacy policy. can be found at: https://stripe.com/de/privacy.

- IMMEDIATELY
If you select the payment method "SOFORT", the payment will be processed by the payment service provider SOFORT GmbH, Theresienhöhe 12, 80339 Munich, Germany (hereinafter "SOFORT"), to whom we transfer the information in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR Information provided to you during the ordering process along with information about your order. SOFORT is part of the Klarna group (Klarna Bank AB (publ), Sveavägen 46, 11134 Stockholm, Sweden). Your data will only be passed on to the payment service provider IMMEDIATELY for the purpose of processing payments and only to the extent that this is necessary. SOFORT's data protection declaration can be found at: https://www.klarna.com/de/datenschutz/.



9) WEB ANALYSIS SERVICES
9.1 Google (Universal) Analytics
Google (Universal) Analytics
This website uses Google (Universal) Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 ESW5, Ireland ("Google"). Google (Universal) Analytics uses so-called cookies, text files that are stored on your computer to enable analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookies about your use of this website (including the shortened IP address) is usually transmitted to a Google server and stored there. When using Google (Universal) Analytics, personal data may also be sent to the servers of Google LLC. broadcast in the USA.
This website uses Google (Universal) Analytics exclusively with the extension "_anonymizeIp()", which ensures anonymization of the IP address by shortening it and excludes any direct reference to a person. Through the extension, your IP address will be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. In these exceptional cases, processing is carried out in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f of the GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in the statistical analysis of user behavior for optimization and marketing purposes.
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 other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google (Universal) Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by an appropriate method.

Prevent the setting of your browser software; However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. 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 the browser plug-in available under the following link and install: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
As an alternative to the browser plug-in or within browsers on mobile devices, please click on the following link to set an opt-out cookie, which will prevent future collection by Google Analytics within this website (this opt-out cookie only works in this browser and only for this domain. If you delete the cookies in this browser, you must click this link again):
Deactivate Google Analytics


Further information about Google (Universal) Analytics can be found here: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de&gl=de
If personal data is sent to Google LLC. based in the United States is Google LLC. certified for the US-European data protection agreement “Privacy Shield”, which guarantees compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU. You can view a current certificate here: https://www.privacyshield.gov/list.
To the extent required by law, we have obtained your consent to process your data in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR. You can revoke your consent at any time with future effect. To exercise your right of withdrawal, please follow the procedure described above.


9.2 Hotjar
This website uses the Hotjar web analysis service from Hotjar Ltd. Hotjar Ltd. is a European company based in Malta (Hotjar Ltd, Level 2, St Julians Business Centre, 3, Elia Zammit Street, St Julians STJ 1000, Malta, Europe Tel.: +1 (855) 464-6788).
This tool allows us to track movements on our website on which Hotjar is used (so-called heatmaps). For example, it explains how far users scroll, which buttons they click and how often. In addition, when using this tool, it is possible to receive feedback directly from our website users.
In this way, we receive valuable information to make our websites even faster and more user-friendly. The above-mentioned analysis is based on our legitimate interests in optimization and marketing purposes as well as an interest-based design of our website in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. We attach particular importance to protecting your personal data when using this tool. Therefore, we can only track which buttons you click and how far you scroll. Areas of websites that may contain personal information about you or third parties are automatically hidden by Hotjar and cannot be traced at any time.
With the help of "Do Not Track Headers", Hotjar offers every user the opportunity to prevent the Hotjar tool from being used so that no data about the visit to the respective website is collected. It is a setting supported by all major browsers in updated versions. For this purpose, your browser sends a request to Hotjar to deactivate tracking of the respective user. If you visit our website using different browsers/computers, you must use the “Do Not Track Header” separately for each browser/computer.
For more detailed instructions and information about your browser, please refer to: https://www.hotjar.com/opt-out.
More information about Hotjar Ltd. and the Hotjar tool can be found at: https://www.hotjar.com
Hotjar Ltd. Privacy Policy can be found at: https://www.hotjar.com/privacy
To the extent required by law, we have obtained your consent to process your data in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR. You can revoke your consent at any time with future effect. To exercise your right of withdrawal, please follow the procedure described above.


10) ONLINE MARKETING
Google Ads Conversion Tracking
This website uses the online advertising program “Google Ads” and conversion tracking as part of Google Ads, which is operated by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 ESW5, Ireland (“Google”). We use the Google Ads program to draw attention to our attractive offers with the help of advertising materials (so-called Google Adwords) on external websites. We can use the data on the advertising campaigns to determine how successful the individual advertising measures are. It is in our interest to present you with advertisements that are of interest to you. We would like to make our website more interesting for you and achieve a fair calculation of advertising costs.
The conversion tracking cookie is placed on a user's browser when they click on an ad placed by Google. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer system. These cookies usually expire after 30 days and are not used for personal identification. If the user visits certain pages on this website and the cookie has not yet expired, Google and we can recognize that the user clicked on the ad and was redirected to this page. Each Google Ads customer receives a different cookie. Cookies cannot therefore be tracked via the websites of Google Ads customers. The information collected using conversion cookies is used to create conversion statistics for Google Ads customers who have opted for conversion tracking. Customers learn the total number of users who clicked on their ad and were redirected to a page with a conversion tracking tag. However, you will not receive any information that can be used to personally identify users. The use of Google Ads can also result in the transmission of personal data to the servers of Google LLC. lead in the USA.
Details about the processing operations we initiate and how Google handles the data collected from websites can be found here: https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites?hl=de
All processing described above, in particular the reading of information on the device used, only takes place if you have given us your express consent to this in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a of the GDPR. Without this consent, Google Ads conversion tracking will not be used during your visit to the website.
You can revoke your consent at any time with future effect. To exercise your revocation, please deactivate this service in the “Cookie Consent Tool” provided on the website.
You can also permanently object to the setting of cookies by Google Ads conversion tracking by downloading and installing the Google browser plug-in available at the following link: https://support.google.com/ads/answer/7395996?hl =enPlease note that if you have disabled the use of cookies, certain features of this website may be unavailable or limited.


11) RETARGETING/REMARKETING
Google Ads Remarketing
This website uses the online advertising program “Google Ads” and, as part of Google Ads, conversion tracking from Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland (“Google”). We use Google Ads to draw attention to our attractive offers on external websites using advertising materials (so-called Google Adwords). We can use the data from the advertising campaigns to determine how successful the individual advertising measures are. In this way, we aim to show you advertising that is of interest to you, to make our website more interesting for you and to achieve a fair calculation of the advertising costs incurred.
The conversion tracking cookie is set when a user clicks on an ad placed by Google. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device. These cookies usually expire after 30 days and are not used for personal identification. If the user visits certain pages on this website and the cookie has not yet expired, Google and we can recognize whether the user clicked on the ad and was redirected to this page. Each Google Ads customer receives a different cookie. Cookies therefore cannot be tracked across Google Ads customers' websites. The information collected using the conversion cookie is used to create conversion statistics for Google Ads customers who have opted for conversion tracking. Customers learn the total number of users who clicked on their ad and were redirected to a page with a conversion tracking tag. However, you will not receive any information that can be used to personally identify users. The use of Google Ads can also result in the transmission of personal data to the servers of Google LLC. lead in the USA.
Details about the processing operations initiated by Google Ads Conversion Tracking and how Google handles the data collected from websites can be found here: https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites?hl=de
All processing described above, in particular the setting of cookies to read information on the device used, will only be carried out if you have given us your express consent to this in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a of the GDPR. Without this consent, Google Conversion Tracking will not be used during your visit to the website.
You can permanently deactivate the setting of cookies through Google Ads conversion tracking for advertising preferences. To do this, you can download and install the browser plug-in available at the following link: https://www.google.com/settings/ads/onweb/
Please note that certain functions of this website may be unavailable or limited if you have disabled the use of cookies.
For more information about Google's privacy policy, please visit: http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads/


12) TOOLS AND OTHER
This website uses a so-called "cookie consent tool" to obtain effective user consent for cookies and cookie-based applications that require consent. The "Cookie Consent Tool" is presented to users in the form of an interactive interface when they access the page, where consent for certain cookies and/or cookie-based applications can be granted by checking the corresponding box. With the help of the tool, all cookies/services for which consent is required are only loaded if the respective user gives the relevant consent by ticking the relevant box. This ensures that such cookies are only set on the user's device if consent has been given.
The tool sets technically necessary cookies to save your cookie settings. Personal user data is generally not processed.
If, in individual cases, personal data (such as the IP address) is processed for the purpose of storing, assigning or logging cookie settings, this is done in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in legally compliant , user-specific and user-friendly consent management for cookies and thus a legally compliant design of our website.
Another legal basis for processing is Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter c GDPR. As the responsible body, we are subject to the legal obligation to make the use of cookies that are not technically necessary dependent on the respective user consent.
Further information about the operator and the setting options for the cookie consent tool can be found directly in the corresponding user interface on our website.

13) RIGHTS OF THE DATA SUBJECT

13.1 Applicable data protection law grants you as a data subject comprehensive rights (rights of information and rights of intervention) vis-à-vis the person responsible with regard to the processing of your personal data:

- Right to information in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR: You have the right to receive the following information: The personal data processed by us; the purposes of the processing; the categories of personal data being processed; the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed; the intended period for which the personal data will be stored or, if this is not possible, the criteria for determining that period; the existence of the right to obtain from the controller the rectification or deletion of personal data or the restriction of the processing of personal data concerning you, or to object to the processing; the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority; if the personal data are not collected from the data subject, all available information about the origin of the data; the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, and meaningful information about the logic involved and the scope and intended effects of such processing for the data subject; the appropriate safeguards in accordance with Article 46 GDPR when personal data is transferred to a third country or to an international organization.

- Right to rectification in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR: You have the right to immediately request that the person responsible correct incorrect personal data concerning you. Taking into account the purposes of the processing, you have the right to request the completion of incomplete personal data - including by means of a supplementary statement.

- Right to deletion ("right to be forgotten") in accordance with Art. 17 GDPR: You have the right to request that the person responsible delete personal data concerning you immediately, and the person responsible is obliged to delete this data immediately, if one of the following reasons applies: the personal data are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed. You revoke your consent on which the processing was based in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a or Article 9 Paragraph 2 Letter a GDPR and there is no other legal basis for the processing. You object to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 Para. 1 GDPR and there are no overriding legitimate reasons for the processing, or you object to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 Para. 2 GDPR. The personal data was processed unlawfully. The deletion of personal data is necessary to comply with a legal obligation under Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject. The personal data was collected in relation to information society services offered in accordance with Article 8 Para. 1 GDPR.

- Right to restriction of processing in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR: You have the right to request that the controller restrict processing if one of the following conditions applies: You dispute the accuracy of the personal data, for a period of time , which allows the controller to check the accuracy of the personal data. The processing is unlawful, you refuse the deletion of the personal data and instead request the restriction of the use of the personal data. The controller no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of processing, but you need them to assert, exercise or defend legal claims. You have lodged an objection to the processing in accordance with Article 21 Para. 1 GDPR as long as it is not yet clear whether the legitimate reasons of the controller outweigh your reasons.

- Right to notification in accordance with Art. 19 GDPR: If you have asserted the right to rectification, deletion or restriction of processing against the controller, the controller is obliged to notify any recipient to whom the personal data has been disclosed any rectification or deletion of the personal data or restriction of processing, unless this proves impossible or involves disproportionate effort. You have the right to be informed about these recipients.
- Right to data portability in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR: You have the right to receive the personal data concerning you that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format, or to request the transfer of this data to another person responsible, as far as this is technically possible.
- Right to revoke your consent in accordance with Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR: You have the right to revoke your consent to the processing of personal data at any time with effect for the future. In the event of revocation, we will delete the data concerned immediately unless further processing can be based on a legal basis for processing without consent. The revocation of consent does not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out based on the consent before its revocation.
- Right to complain in accordance with Art. 77 GDPR: Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedies, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your habitual residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged infringement, if you believe so that the processing of your personal data violates the GDPR.

13.2 RIGHT TO OBJECT

IF WE PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA AS PART OF A BALANCE OF INTERESTS BASED ON OUR OVERWHELMING LEGITIMATE INTEREST, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT TO THIS PROCESSING AT ANY TIME FOR REASONS ARISING FROM YOUR PARTICULAR SITUATION.

IF YOU USE YOUR RIGHT TO OBJECT, WE WILL NO LONGER PROCESS THE AFFECTED DATA. HOWEVER, WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO INITIATE FURTHER PROCESSING IF WE CAN DEMONSTRATE COMPELLING REASONS FOR PROCESSING WHICH OUTWEIGH YOUR INTERESTS, FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS AND FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS, OR IF THE PROCESSING IS FOR THE ASSESSMENT, EXERCISE OR DEFENSE OF LEGAL CLAIMS SERVES.

IF WE PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA FOR DIRECT ADVERTISING PURPOSES, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT AT ANY TIME TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA FOR THE PURPOSES OF SUCH ADVERTISING. YOU MAY EXERCISE YOUR OPT-OUT AS DESCRIBED ABOVE.

IF YOU USE YOUR RIGHT TO OBJECT, WE WILL NO LONGER PROCESS THE AFFECTED DATA FOR DIRECT ADVERTISING PURPOSES.

14) DURATION OF STORAGE OF PERSONAL DATA
The duration of storage of personal data depends on the respective legal basis, the purpose of processing and - if relevant - the respective legal retention periods (e.g. commercial and tax retention periods).
If personal data is processed on the basis of express consent in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a GDPR, this data will be stored until the data subject revokes their consent.
If there are statutory retention periods for data that are processed within the framework of legal or similar obligations on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b of the GDPR, these data will be routinely deleted after the retention periods have expired, provided that they are no longer required to fulfill the contract or initiate a contract and /or we no longer have a legitimate interest in further storage.
When processing personal data on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f of the GDPR, these data will be stored until the data subject exercises their right to object in accordance with Article 21 Paragraph 1 of the GDPR, unless we can provide compelling legitimate reasons for this Prove processing that outweighs the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.
If personal data is processed for the purpose of direct marketing on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR, these data will be stored until the data subject exercises their right to object in accordance with Article 21 Paragraph 2 GDPR.
Unless otherwise stated in the information on specific processing situations in this statement, stored personal data will be deleted when they are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.