PRIVACY POLICY

General and Statutory Information

Data Controller
The data controller responsible for the data processed via this website is:
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Ute Schulz
Geilinghausweg 24
45239 Essen
The data controller determines the purpose and means of the processing of personal data (e.g., names, contact data), either alone or together with third parties.

Revocation of Your Consent to Data Processing
Some data processing activities require your express consent. You are entitled to withdraw such consent at any time. Informal communication of such withdrawal via e-mail shall suffice. The lawfulness of data processing until such withdrawal shall remain unaffected.

Right of Complaint to the Competent Supervisory Authority
As the data subject, you are entitled to file a complaint with the competent supervisory authority in the event of data protection violations. The competent authority with regard to data protection issues is the Regional Data Protection Officer of the federal state in which our company is based. Please click on the link below for a list of Data Protection Officers and their contact information: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.

Right of Data Portability
You are entitled to have data that is automatically processed by us on the basis of your consent or in the context of the execution of a contract handed out to you or to a third party. The data will be provided in a machine-readable format. Should you request the submission of data to another data controller, this will be done to the technically feasible extent.

Right of Information, Rectification, Blocking, and Erasure
Within the legally applicable framework, you have the right to obtain, at no charge, information regarding your stored personal data, where the data was collected, and the purpose of the data processing. You also have the right of rectification, blocking, and erasure of your data. Feel free to contact us with regard to the aforementioned information or any other issues relating to personal data via the contact channels listed in the disclaimer.

SSL and TLS Encryption
For safety reasons and in order to ensure safe transmission of confidential data you send to us as the operators of this site, our website uses SSL and/or TLS encryption. This ensures that data you transmit via this website cannot be read by third parties. An encrypted connection can be identified via the use of “https://” and the lock symbol in your browser line.

Data Transmission in Connection with the Purchase and Dispatch of Goods
Personal data will only be transmitted to third parties where this is necessary in connection with the execution of a contract. Such third parties may include payment service providers or logistics companies. Any further transmission of your personal data requires your express prior consent.
The basis of data processing is Art. 6 Clause 1 lit. b of the GDPR, which provides for the processing of data for the purpose of contract execution or the implementation of pre-contractual activities.

Website Registration
You may be required to register on our website to use certain functions. The data thus submitted only serves to enable the use of the respective offer or service. Any mandatory information required must be fully provided. Otherwise, no registration can take place.
In the event of important changes, e.g., for technical reasons, we will inform you via e-mail. The e-mail will be sent to the address you indicated upon registration.
The processing of your personal data submitted during registration is based on your consent (Art. 6 Clause 1 lit. a GDPR). You are entitled to withdraw such consent at any time. Informal communication of such withdrawal via e-mail shall suffice. The lawfulness of previous data processing shall remain unaffected.
We will store the data collected during registration throughout the period of your registration with our website. Your data will be deleted as soon as you cancel your registration. Any legal archiving periods shall remain unaffected.

Contact Form
Personal data submitted via our contact form will be stored, together with your contact data, in order to process your enquiry and for any follow-up questions. The data thus submitted will not be forwarded without your prior consent.
The processing of your personal data submitted via our contact form is based on your consent (Art. 6 Clause 1 lit. a GDPR). You are entitled to withdraw such consent at any time. Informal communication of such withdrawal via e-mail shall suffice. The lawfulness of data processing until such withdrawal shall remain unaffected.
Any data submitted via the contact form shall be stored by us until you ask us to delete it or withdraw your consent, or until the storage of such data is no longer required. Compelling legal provisions, especially those relating to archiving periods, shall remain unaffected.

Cookies
Our website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files your browser saves on your device. They help us to make our offer more user-friendly, more effective, and safer.
Some of these cookies are session cookies, i.e., they will be automatically deleted at the end of your browser session. Other cookies will remain on your device until you delete them. Such cookies enable us to recognize you upon your next visit to our website.
You can monitor, restrict, or prohibit the use of cookies via your browser. Many browsers allow for the configuration that automatically deletes cookies when closing the program. Deactivation of cookies may limit the functionalities of our website.
The use of cookies that are required for certain electronic communication processes or the provision of certain desired functions (e.g., shopping basket) is based on the provisions of Art. 6 Clause 1 lit. f GDPR. As the site operator, we have a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies to ensure the error-free and uninterrupted provision of our services. Where other cookies are used (e.g., for analytic purposes), such use shall be indicated separately in this privacy policy.

The following, necessary cookies will be placed:

a) pll_language   
This cookie serves to store the language settings the user has made on the website. It will be active for one year.

b) wordpress_logged_in
This cookie is only relevant to registered users and ensures the proper functioning of the login. It will be deleted at the end of the browser session.

C) Session cookies relevant to CMS
In some areas of this website, session cookies will be placed under various names (e.g., 1fde8c40797316bc634c54e6237b711b). They manage the language settings and store the required session hash keys. They will be deleted at the end of the browser session.

Matomo (formerly Piwik)
Our website uses the web analysis service Matomo. Matomo is an open source solution and uses no cookies.  

Google Web Fonts
Our website uses Google web fonts, provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
The use of web fonts allows for the visual presentation of our website regardless of what fonts are available to your device. For this purpose, Google Web Fonts will be requested from a Google server in the USA, and your data will be submitted to Google. The data submitted comprises your IP address and the site you have visited. Google Web Fonts are used on the basis of Art. 6 Clause 1 lit. f GDPR. As the operator of this site, we have a legitimate interest in the optimum presentation and transmission of our website.
Google is certified for the US-EU Privacy Shield, which is intended to safeguard the compliance with the EU levels of data protection.
For more information regarding Google Web Fonts, please refer to https://www.google.com/fonts#AboutPlace:about. You can find Google’s privacy policy here: https://policies.google.com/privacy/partners?hl=de

Source: Data Protection Configurator: mein-datenschutzbeauftragter.de