Data protection policy
Data protection policy
1. Data protection at a glance
Analysis tools and third-party tools
When you visit our website, your surfing behaviour may be statistically analysed. This is done primarily with cookies and so-called analysis programmes. The analysis of your surfing behaviour is usually anonymous; the surfing behaviour cannot be traced back to you. You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. You can find detailed information on this in the following data protection declaration.
You can object to this analysis. We will inform you about the possibilities of objection in this data protection declaration.
2. General notes and obligatory information
The operator of these pages takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the legal data protection regulations and this data protection declaration.
We would like to point out that data transmission on the internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) can have security gaps. Complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.
Note on the responsible party
The responsible party for data processing on this website is:
Import und Vertrieb von Gebrauchsgegenständen und Kunstgewerbeartikeln
zur Förderung von Kleinbetrieben und Genossenschaften
in Entwicklungsländern GmbH
The data controller is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data (e.g. names, e-mail addresses or similar), Art. 4 No. 7 DSGVO.
Name and address of the data protection officer
Name: DSBWR - Datenschutzberatung Wolfgang Rottwinkel
Address: Saturnring 11, 31275 Lehrte-Ahlten
Telephone: 0049 171 261 2739
VAT number: DE346022331
SSL or TLS encryption
For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as orders or enquiries that you send to us as the site operator, this site uses SSL or TLS encryption. You can recognise an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from "http://" to "https://" and by the lock symbol in your browser line.
If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.
Information, blocking, deletion
Within the framework of the applicable legal provisions, you have the right at any time to free information about your stored personal data, its origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing and, if applicable, a right to correction, blocking or deletion of this data, Art. 12 ff. DSGVO. For this purpose, as well as for further questions on the subject of personal data, you can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint.
3. Data collection on our website
Some of the Internet pages use so-called cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, more effective and safer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your end device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser on your next visit.
You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. If you deactivate cookies, the functionality of this website may be limited.
Cookies that are required to carry out the electronic communication process or to provide certain functions that you have requested (e.g. shopping cart function) are stored on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in storing cookies for the technically error-free and optimised provision of its services. Insofar as other cookies (e.g. cookies to analyse your surfing behaviour) are stored, these are dealt with separately in this data protection declaration.
Server log files
The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:
- Browser type and browser version
- Operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Host name of the accessing computer
- Time of the server request
- IP address
This data is not merged with other data sources.
The basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO, which permits the processing of data for the fulfilment of a contract or pre-contractual measures.
If you send us enquiries via the contact form, the information you provide in the enquiry form, including the contact data you enter there, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the enquiry and in case of follow-up questions. You thereby consent to the processing of your data in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a DSGVO. We will not pass on this data without your further consent.
You can revoke your consent to the processing of your data at any time in accordance with Art. 7 Para. 3 DSGVO. The legality of the data processing already carried out remains unaffected by the revocation.
The data you entered in the contact form will remain with us until you request us to delete it, revoke your consent to store it or the purpose for storing the data no longer applies (e.g. after your request has been processed). Mandatory legal provisions - in particular retention periods - remain unaffected.
If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we require an e-mail address from you as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address provided and that you agree to receive the newsletter. Further data will not be collected or only on a voluntary basis. We use this data exclusively for sending the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties.
The data entered in the newsletter registration form is processed exclusively on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO). You can revoke your consent to the storage of the data, the e-mail address and their use for sending the newsletter at any time, for example via the "unsubscribe" link in the newsletter. The legality of the data processing procedures already carried out remains unaffected by the revocation.
The data you provide us with for the purpose of receiving the newsletter will be stored by us until you unsubscribe from the newsletter and will be deleted after you unsubscribe from the newsletter. Data stored by us for other purposes (e.g. e-mail addresses for the members' area) remain unaffected by this.
This website uses Rapidmail to send newsletters. The provider is rapidmail GmbH, Augustinerplatz 2, 79098 Freiburg i.Br., Germany.
Rapidmail is a service with which, among other things, the dispatch of newsletters can be organised and analysed. The data you enter for the purpose of receiving the newsletter is stored on Rapidmail's servers in Germany.
If you do not want Rapidmail to analyse your data, you must unsubscribe from the newsletter. For this purpose, we provide a corresponding link in every newsletter message. You can also unsubscribe directly on the website.
Data analysis by Rapidmail
For the purpose of analysis, the e-mails sent with Rapidmail contain a so-called "tracking pixel", which connects to the Rapidmail servers when the e-mail is opened. In this way, it can be determined whether a newsletter message has been opened.
Furthermore, with the help of Rapidmail we can determine whether and which links in the newsletter message are clicked on. All links in the e-mail are so-called tracking links, with which your clicks can be counted.
You can find more information about the analysis functions of Rapidmail in the following link: https://de.rapidmail.wiki/kategorien/statistiken/.
The data processing is based on your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO). You can revoke this consent at any time. The legality of the data processing operations already carried out remains unaffected by the revocation.
The data you provide us with for the purpose of receiving the newsletter will be stored by us until you unsubscribe from the newsletter and will be deleted from our servers as well as from the servers of Rapidmail after you unsubscribe from the newsletter. Data stored by us for other purposes (e.g. e-mail addresses for the member area) remain unaffected by this.
You can find more details in the data security information of Rapidmail at: https://www.rapidmail.de/datensicherheit.
Conclusion of an order processing contract
We have concluded an order processing contract with Rapidmail pursuant to Art. 28 DSGVO. Essentially, the contract stipulates that we remain responsible for the data within the meaning of Art. 4 No. 7 DSGVO. With the contract, we obligate Rapidmail to observe all data protection principles associated with the processing of your data and, in particular, to protect your data from misuse and disclosure to third parties. If you would like more information about the order processing contract, please contact us.
5. Plugins and tools
Our website uses plugins from YouTube, a site operated by Google. The operator of the pages is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
When you visit one of our pages equipped with a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. This tells the YouTube server which of our pages you have visited.
If you are logged into your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to assign your surfing behaviour directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
YouTube is used in the interest of an appealing presentation of our online offers. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.
Google Web Fonts
This site uses so-called web fonts provided by Google for the uniform display of fonts. When you call up a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache in order to display texts and fonts correctly.
For this purpose, the browser you are using must connect to Google's servers. This informs Google that our website has been accessed via your IP address. Google Web Fonts are used in the interest of a uniform and appealing presentation of our online offers. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.
If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font from your computer will be used.
This site uses the map service Google Maps via an API. The provider is Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.
To use the functions of Google Maps, it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and 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 appealing presentation of our online offers and an easy location of the places indicated by us on the website. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.
6. 360 degree tour
Our website contains virtual tours of properties that are integrated via the portal my.matterport.com. The operator of this portal is Matterport, Inc, 352 E. Java Dr. Sunnyvale, CA 94089, USA.
When you visit one of our pages that contains such a virtual tour, a connection to the Matterport servers is established. In the process, the Matterport server is informed which of our pages you have visited. In addition, Matterport obtains your IP address. This also applies if you are not logged in to Matterport or do not have an account with Matterport. The information collected by Matterport is transmitted to the Matterport server in the USA.
If you have a Matterport account and are logged in, you enable Matterport to assign your surfing behaviour directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your Matterport account.
The use of Matterport is in the interest of an appealing presentation of our online offers. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.
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