Data Protection Declaration
1. Data protection – an overview
The following information provides a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data involves all data by means of which you can be personally identified. You will find comprehensive information on the subject of data protection in the data protection declaration contained in this text.
Data recording on our website
Who is responsible for data recording on this website?
Data recording in this website is carried out by the website operator. Contact data is contained in the impressum – legal disclosure of the website.
How do we record your data?
On the one hand, your data is collected in that you yourself inform us of this. This can be, for example, in the form of data which you enter in a contact form.
Other data is automatically recorded by our IT systems when you visit our website. For the main part this involves technical data (e.g. internet browser, operating system or time when the page is viewed). This data is automatically recorded as soon as you access our website.
What do we use your data for?
Part of the data is recorded to ensure error-free availability of the website. Other data can be used to analyze your user conduct.
What rights do you have regarding your data?
You have the right, at all times and free of charge, to obtain information regarding the source, recipient and purpose of your recorded personal data. In addition, you have the right to demand correction, stoppage or deletion of this data. For this purpose and regarding further questions concerning the subject of data protection you can contact us at all times at the address shown in the impressum – legal disclosure notice. Further to this, you are entitled to right of appeal at the competent regulatory authority.
Analysis tools and tools of third party providers
You can object to this analysis. We will inform you of the possibilities of objecting in this data protection declaration.
2. General and compulsory information
The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with legal data protection legislation and the contents of this data projection declaration.
When you use this website various personal data is recorded. Personal data is data by means of which you can be personally identified. This current data protection declaration explains which data we record and for what purpose this is used. It also explains how and for which purpose this occurs.
We draw your attention to the fact that data transfer in the internet (e.g., in communication per e-mail) can be subject to security gaps. Complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.
Information about the responsible authorized body
The responsible body for data processing for this website is:
Beheim International Brands GmbH & Co. KG
Im Hain 29
The responsible body is the natural or legal person, who, alone or together with others, decides upon the purpose and means of processing personal data (e.g., names, e-mail addresses or similar).
Withdrawal of consent to process data
Many data processing procedures are only possible with your express permission. You can withdraw consent which has been given at any time. An informal notification by e-mail to us is sufficient. The legitimacy of the data processed up to the time of the withdrawal remains unaffected by the withdrawal.
Right of appeal at the competent regulatory authority
In the event of breaches for reasons of data protection the party involved has the right of appeal at a competent regulatory authority. Regulatory authority in the case of reasons of data protection is the state commissioner for data protection of the federal state in which our company has its registered office. A list of commissioners for data protection can be found at the following link: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/In... .
Right to data transferability
You have the right to have data, which we process in automated form on the basis of your consent or in fulfillment of a contract, handed over to you or to a third party in an established, machine-legible format. In as far as you specify the direct transfer of the data to another responsible party this can only be carried out where such is technically feasible.
SSL- or, resp., TLS coding
For safety reasons and to protect the transfer of confidential contents such as, for example, orders or inquiries, which you forward to us as site operators, this site uses SSL or, resp., TLS coding. You can identify a coded connection in that the address line of the browser changes from “http://” to “https://“ and in the padlock symbol in your browser line.
When the SSL or, resp., TLS coding is activated, data which you forward to us, cannot be read by third parties.
Information, stoppage, deletion
Within the scope of valid statutory regulations you have, at all times and free of charge, the right to receive information regarding your personal data which has been stored, the origin and the recipient of such and the purpose of the data processing and, if required, the right to correction, stoppage or deletion of the data. You can contact us at any time at the address stated in the impressum - legal disclosure in respect to this and to further questions on the subject of personal data.
Objection to advertising mails
The use of the contact data published within the scope of the obligation to provide legal disclosure for the transfer of advertising and information material which has not been expressly requested is hereby vetoed. The operator of the pages expressly reserves the right to undertake legal measures in the event of advertising information being forwarded which has not been requested for example by means of spam e-mails.
3. Data protection officer Legally prescribed data protection officer
For our company we have appointed a data protection officer.
c/o comp4u GmbH
4. Data acquisition in our website
In part, the internet pages make use of so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause any damage to your
computer and they contain no viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, more
effective and also safer. Cookies are small text files which are deposited in your computer and which are
stored by your browser.
Most of the cookies which we use are the so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your terminal until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser on your next visit.
You can set your browser in such a way that you are informed about cookies being installed and only
allow cookies to be set in individual cases, the acceptance of cookies to be excluded in certain cases or
generally excluded as well as activation of the automatic deletion of the cookies when your browser is
shut down. The deactivation of cookies can possibly limit the functionality of this website.
Cookies, which are necessary for the execution of the electronic communication process or for the provision of functions required by you (e.g., shopping cart function) are stored in accordance with Art. 6 Par. 1 lit. f DSGVO . The website operator has a legitimate interest in storing cookies for the error-free technical and optimized provision of his services. In as far as other cookies (e.g., cookies for the analysis of surfing conduct) are stored these will be treated separately in this data protection declaration.
Server log data
The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in the so-called server log files which your browser automatically transfers to us. These are:
- Browser type and browser version
- Operating system
- Referrer URL
- Host name of the accessing computer
- Time of the server request
- IP address
These forms of data are not correlated with other data sources.Basis for the data processing is Art. 6 Par. 1 lit. f DSGVO, which permits the processing of data for the
purpose of fulfilling a contract or pre-contractual measures.
When you submit inquiries to us via contact form your data from the contact form, including the contact data specified by you in the form, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the inquiry and when required in the case of subsequent questions. We will not forward this data without your approval.
Correspondingly the processing of the data entered in the contact form is undertaken exclusively on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 Par. 1 lit. a DSGVO). You can withdraw your consent at any time. For this purpose an informal notification by e-mail to us will suffice. The legitimacy of the data processing up to the time of the withdrawal remains unaffected by the withdrawal.
The data entered by you in the contact form remains in our possession until you request us to delete
this, you withdraw your permission to store the data or the purpose of the storage of data no longer
applies e.g., following completion of the processing of your inquiry). Mandatory legal requirements – in
particular record retention periods – remain unaffected.
Registering on this website
You can register on our website in order to use the additional functions on the page. We will use the data entered solely for the purpose of using the offer or service in question for which you have registered. The compulsory data required when registering must be completed fully. Otherwise we will reject the registration.
For important alterations such as, for example, in the volume of the offer or in the case of technically necessary alterations we use the e-mail address given as the method of informing you.
The processing of the data entered in the registration is undertaken on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 Par. 1 lit. a DSGVO). You can withdraw your consent at any time. For this purpose an informal notification by e-mail to us will suffice. The legitimacy of the data processing up to the time of the withdrawal remains unaffected by the withdrawal.
The data recorded in the registration is stored by us for as long as you are registered in our website and subsequently deleted. Statutory record retention periods remain unaffected.
Processing data (customer and contractual data)
We record, process and use personal data solely for as far as these are necessary for the justification, design of the content or alteration to the legal relationship (master data). This is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 Par. 1 lit. b DSGVO, which permits the processing of data for the fulfillment of a contract or pre-contractual measures. We record, process and use personal data via the utilization of our internet pages (usage data) solely in as far as this is necessary in order to enable the user to make use of our services or for invoicing.
The customer data recorded is deleted following completion of the order or termination of the business relationship. Statutory record retention periods remain unaffected.
Data transmission following conclusion of contract for online shops, dealers and dispatch of goods
We forward personal data to third parties solely when this is necessary in the scope of fulfillment of a contract as, for example, to the company entrusted with the delivery of the goods, the licensor of the brand or with the credit institute authorized to effect payment. No further transmission of the data is effected or is only then effected when you have expressly permitted transmission. Transmission of your data to third parties without express permission, as, for example, for the purpose of advertising is not undertaken.
Basis for the data processing is Art. 6 Par. 1 lit. b DSGVO, which permits the processing of data for the purpose of fulfilling a contract or for pre-contractual measures.
Data transmission following conclusion of contract for services and digital content
We transmit personal data to third parties only when this is necessary in the course of concluding a contract as, for example, with the credit institute authorized to effect payment.
Further transmission of the data is not undertaken or, respectively, only when you have expressly permitted the transmission. Transmission of your data to third parties without express permission, as, for example, for the purpose of advertising is not undertaken.
Basis for the data processing is Art. 6 Par. 1 lit. b DSGVO, which permits the processing of data for the purpose of fulfilling a contract or for pre-contractual measures.
When you wish to subscribe to the newsletter offered on the website we require an e-mail address from you together with information which will enable us to check that you are the owner of the e-mail address given and that you agree to the receipt of the newsletter. Further data will not be recorded or, respectively, only recorded on a voluntary basis. We use this data exclusively for the dispatch of the requested information and do not transmit this to third parties.
Processing of the data entered in the newsletter application form occurs exclusively on the basis of your approval (Art. 6 Par. 1 lit. a DSGVO). The approval to store the data, the e-mail address and also the usage of these to dispatch the newsletter can be withdrawn at any time, for example, via the „unsubscribe” link in the newsletter. The legitimacy of the data processing already carried out remains unaffected by the withdrawal.
The data deposited by you for the subscription to the newsletter is stored by us until cancellation of your subscription from the newsletter and is deleted following cancellation of the newsletter. Data which is stored by us for other purposes (e.g., e-mail addresses for member area) remains unaffected by such.
This website uses Sendinblue for the dispatch of newsletters. Provider is the Sendinblue GmbH, Köpenicker Straße 126, 10179 Berlin, Germany.
Sendinblue is a service by means of which among other things the dispatch of newsletters can be organized and analyzed. The data submitted for you for the purpose of the newsletter subscription is stored on the servers of Sendinblue in Germany.
In the event that you do not wish an analysis by Sendinblue, you must unsubscribe from the newsletter. For this purpose we provide a corresponding link in every newsletter message. Additionally you can also unsubscribe from the newsletter direct on the website.
Data analysis through Sendinblue
With the aid of Sendinblue we are in a position to analyze our newsletter campaigns. For example, we can see whether a newsletter message has been opened and which links have been clicked. In this way we can determine, among other things, which links have been clicked on especially often.
In addition, we can recognize whether after opening /clicking certain previously defined actions have been carried out (conversion rate). For example, in this way we can recognize whether you have made a purchase after clicking the newsletter.
Sendinblue also enables us to divide the newsletter recipient into different categories (“cluster“). In this the newsletter recipients can for example be divided according to age, sex or domicile. In this way we can adapt the newsletter better to suit the target groups in question.
The following link will supply you with detailed information on the functions of Sendinblue:
The processing of the data is undertaken on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 Par. 1 lit. a DSGVO). You can withdraw your consent at any time. The legitimacy of the data processing already effected remains unaffected by the withdrawal.
Duration of storage
The data recorded by us and submitted by you for the subscription to the newsletter are stored until your withdrawal from the newsletter and following your cancelation of the newsletter deleted by both our servers and the servers of Sendinblue. Data which is stored by us for other purposes (e.g., e-mail addresses for the member area) remain unaffected by such.
For more detailed information see the data protection regulations of Sendinblue at: https://www.sendinblue.com/legal/privacypolicy/. Conclusion of a contract for order data processing
We have entered into a contract with Sendinblue in which we engage Sendinblue to protect the data of our customers and not to transmit this to third parties. This contract can be seen via the following link: https://www.sendinblue.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/AV_de_02_03_2020.pdf.
6. Plugins and tools
This site uses the map service of Google Maps vi an API. Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
For the usage of the functions of Google Maps it is necessary to store your IP address. As a rule, this information is transferred to a Google server in the USA and is stored there. The provider of this site has no influence on this data transmission.
The use of Google Maps is in the interest of an appropriate presentation of our online offers and to facilitate finding the location of the places named in our website. This represents a legitimate interest in the sense of Art. 6 Par. 1 lit. f DSGVO.
For more detailed information on dealing with user data please see the data protection declaration by Google at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.
Our website uses plugins of the video portal Vimeo. The provider is Vimeo Inc., 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA.
When you visit one of our pages with a video plug-in, a connection to the servers of Vimeo is generated.
In this the Vimeo server is informed of which of our pages you have visited. Simultaneously Vimeo
receives your IP address. This applies also in the case where you are not logged into Vimeo or you do not
have an account with Vimeo. The information recorded by Vimeo is transferred to the Vimeo server in
When you are logged into your Vimeo account you enable Vimeo to allocate your surfing conduct directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this in that you log out of your Vimeo account.
The use of Vimeo is in the interest of an appropriate presentation of our online offers. This represents a legitimate interest in the sense of Art. 6 Par. 1 lit. f DSGVO.
For more detailed information on dealing with user data please see the data protection declaration by Vimeo under: https://vimeo.com/privacy.