Data Protection

Data Protection

We only use personal data (hereafter referred to as "data" for the most part) within the scope of necessity and for the purpose of providing a functional and user-friendly website, including its contents and offered services.

Pursuant to Article 4 (1) of Regulation (EU) 2016/679, the Basic Data Protection Regulation (hereafter referred to as the 'GDPR', 'processing' means any operation or series of operations carried out with or without the aid of automated procedures personal data, such as the collection, gathering, organizing, arranging, storing, adapting or modifying, reading, retrieving, using, disclosing through transmission, distribution or any other means of providing, comparing or linking, restriction, deletion or destruction.

With the following data protection privacy statement, we hereby inform you particularly of the nature, scope, purpose, duration and legal basis fo the processing of personal data, insofar as we decide on the purposes and means of processing either alone or jointly with others. In addition, we hereby inform you about the third-party components used for optimization purposes and to increase quality, insofar as third parties process data autonomously.

Our privacy policy is structured as follows:

I. Information about us as the responsible party
II. Rights of users and those affected
III. Information about data processing

I. Information about us as the responsible party

The provider of this website responsible in terms of data protection is:

Bei der Neuen Münze 11 A
DE - 22145 Hamburg
Tel.: +49 40 39 87 65 55
Data Protection Officer: Mr. Syed

II. Rights of users and those affected

With regard to data processing described in more detail below, users and data subjects have the right

  • to confirmation as to whether or not data related to him or her is being processed, on information about the processed data, to further information on the data processing and copies of the data (see also Art. 15 GDPR);

  • to correction or completion of incorrect or incomplete data (see also Art. 16 GDPR);

  • for immediate deletion of the data concerning them (see also Art. 17 GDPR), or, alternatively, if further processing pursuant to Art. 17 (3) GDPR is required, to limit processing in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR;

  • to the receipt of the data concerning them, provided by them as well as to the transmission of this data to other providers / persons responsible (see also Art. 20 GDPR);

  • to file a complaint to the supervisory authority, if they consider the data concerning them is being processed by the provider in violation of data protection regulations (see also Art. 77 GDPR).

In addition, the provider is obliged to inform all recipients to whom the data might be disclosed by the provider, about any corrections, deletion of data, or processing restrictions under Articles 16, 17 (1), 18 GDPR. However, this obligation does not appy insofar as notification is impossible or would require a disproportionate amount of effort / expense. Irrespectively, the user has a right to information about these recipients.

Furthermore, pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR, users and parties concerned have the right to object to the future processing of data relating to them, provided that the data is processed by theprovider in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. In particular, an objection to data processing for the purpose of direct advertising is permitted.

III. Information about data processing

Data processed upon the use of the website will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose for storage is omitted, the deletion of the data does not conflict with statutory storage requirements and subsequently, no other information is provided on individual processing methods.

Server Data

For technical reasons, particularly to ensure a secure and stable website, data is transmitted through your internet browser to us or to our webspace provider. With these so-called server log files, information such as: type and version of your internet browser, the operating system, the website from which you changed to our website (referrer URL), the page(s) of our website your visit, the date and time of access and the IP address of the internet connection, from which the use of our website is collected.

The data collected is stored temporarily, but not together with your other data.

This storage takes place in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our justified interest lies in the improvement, stability, functionality and security of our website.

The data shall be deleted after 7 days at the latest, as long as it is not required for evidentiary purposes. Otherwise, all or part of the data shall be exempted from deletion until final clarification of an incident.


A) Session Cookies

We use so-called cookies on our website. Cookies are small text files or other storage technologies that are placed and stored on your device by your internet browser. These cookies process certain individual information about you, such as your browser or location data or your IP address.

This processing makes our webiste more user-friendly, effective and secure, as this processing, allows us to reproduce our website in different languages or to offer a shopping cart function.

The legal basis for this processing is article 6 (1) (b) of the GDPR, insofar as these cookies are used to initiate or process the offer.

If the processing does not serve to initiate or to process the contract, our legitimate interest lies in improving the functionality of our website. Legal basis is then in Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR.

Session cookies are deleted when your internet browser is closed.

B) Third-party cookies

In certain cases, our website also uses cookies from partner companies with whom we cooperate for the purpose of advertising, analysis or functionalities of our website. 

For more details, in particular about the purpose and legal bases of processing such third-party cookies, please refer to the information below.

C) Removal option

You can prevent or limit the installation of cookies by changing the settings of your internet browser. You can also delete previously saved cookies at any time. However, the necessary steps and measures depend on your specific internet browser. If you have questions, please use your internet browser´s help function consult its documentation or contact the manufacturer or support. However, processing by so-called Flash cookies cannot be inhibited in your browser settings. The necesaary steps and measures depend on your specific Flash Player. If you have any questions regarding this, please use your Flash Player´s help function or contact the manufacturer or user support.

If you prevent or limit the installation of cookies, can result in you not being able to make full use of all the functions of this website.

Contact requests / Contact options

When you contact us by e-mail, the data you provide will be used to process your request. This data disclosure is necessary for processing and answering your inquiry. Without this information, we may not be able to process your inquiry.

The legal basis for this processing is Article 6 (1) lit. b) GDPR. Your data is deleted, provided that your request has been fully answered and deletion does not conflict with any satutory storage requirements, such as in the event of subsequent contract formation.

Contract Processing

The data you transmit for the use of our goods and/or services offered, is processed for the purpose of contract formation and is therefore required to that extent. Contract formation and processing are not possible without provision of your data.

The legal basis for processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit b) GDPR. We delete the data when the contract process is complete, but must observe the tax and commercial retention periods. As part of the contract, your data is passed on to the transport company commissioned for delivering goods or to the financial service provider, insofar as the transfer is required for the delivery of goods or payment purposes. The legal basis for the transfer of the data is then Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) GDPR.

Matomo (formerly PIWIK)

Our website uses Matomo (formerly "PIWIK"). This is an open-source software with which we can analyze the use of our website. Your IP address, the page(s) of our website your visit, the website from which you came to our website (referrer URL), your stay on our website and the frequency of access to one of our websites, are processed with this software.

To record ths data Matomo stores a cookie in your internet browser on your device. This cookie is valid for one week. Legal basis is Art. 6 para 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our justified interest lies in the analysis and optimization of our website.

However, we use Matomo with the anonymization function "Automatically Anonymize Visitors IPs." This anonymization feature truncates your IP Address by two bytes, making it impossible to associate the data with you or the internet connection you use. If you do not wish to consent to this processing, you the option to prevent the storage of cookies by changing the settings in your internet browser. For more information, see the "Cookies" section above.

In addition, you have the option of terminating the analysis of your usage behavior by opting out. By ticking the checkbox, Tracking is currently not active because your browser has informed us that tracking has been disabled. This is a browser setting. To re-enable tracking, you must deactivate the "Do not Track" setting in you browser settings.

A cookie is stored on your device via your internet browser, which prevents further analysis. Please note, however, that you must check the above checkbox agian, if you delte the cookies stored on your device.