Privacy Statement

 

1. Information on the collection of personal data

Hereinafter we inform about the collection of personal data when using our website. Personal data means all data relating to you, e. g. name, address, e-mailaddresses, user behaviour.

 

2. Important definitions

Personal data
means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. An identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.

Processing
means any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction. Processing refers to the corresponding activity.

Person concerned
means an identified or identifiable natural person, e. g. you.

Controller
means the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data; where the purposes and means of such processing are determined by Union or Member State law, the controller or. the specific criteria for its nomination may be provided for by Union or Member State  law.

Third party
means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or body other than the data subject, controller, processor and persons who, under the direct authority of the controller or processor, are authorised to process personal data.

 

3. Responsibility

Responsible:
Rommelsbacher ElektroHausgeräte GmbH, 91550 Rudolf-Schmidt-Straße 18, Dinkelsbühl/Germany

E-Mail:
info@rommelsbacher.de

Phone:
+49 9851 5758-0

Fax:
+49 9851 5758-59

The company data protection officer of the Rommelsbacher ElektroHausgeräte company with limited liabilty can be reached under the above mentioned address or rather under datenschutz@rommelsbacher.de.

 

4. Collection of personal data as well as nature and purpose of its use

a) Collection of personal data when visiting our website
Already when visiting our website for purely informative purposes, when you do not register or otherwise provide information to us, we collect the personal data your browser is providing to our server. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called logfile.

aa) Collection and storage of data required for technical reasons
If you want to view our website, we collect the following data which is technically necessary for us to display our website and to ensure the stability and safety:

  • IP address of the requesting computer / terminal
  • date and time of the request
  • content of the request (specific page)
  • browser
  • operating system and its interface

bb) Purposes
We process these data for the following purposes:

  • ensuring a smooth connection setup of the website
  • ensuring a comfortable use of our website
  • evaluation of the system security and stability
  • administration of the website

cc) Legal basis
The legal basis for the data processing is Art. 6, par. 1 s. 1 lit. f GDPR. The legitimate interest is justified in the above mentioned purposes.

dd) Storage period
The logfiles are stored for a period of 190 days and will be deleted after expiration.

 

b) Use of cookies
aa) What are cookies?
In addition to the previously mentioned data, cookies will be stored on your computer when using our website. Cookies are small text files which are automatically generated by your browser and which are stored on your terminal (laptop, tablet, smartphone or the like) when you visit our website. Cookies do no damage to your terminal, they do not contain viruses, Trojans or other malware. Information is stored in the cookie, each resulting in connection with the terminal specificly used. However this does not mean that we become  aware of your identity immediately.

bb) Type of cookies used
This website uses the following types of cookies, the scope and and functionality of which is explained in the following:

  • transient cookies
  • persistent cookies

(1) Transient cookies
Transient cookies are automatically deleted once you close the browser. These particularly include the session cookies. Transient cookies store a so-called session ID, on the basis of which various requests from your browser can be assigned to the common session. This will allow to recognise your computer when you return to our website. Session cookies are deleted once you close the browser.

(2) Persistent cookies
Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period of time which may differ depending on the type of cookie. You can delete the cookies in the security settings of your browser at any time.

cc) Concretely used cookies

dd) Purposes
The use of cookies serves

  • the unrestricted display and use of the website,
  • the optimization of user friendliness and user comfort,
  • the aquiring of knowledge about purely statistical statements,
  • the setting of preferences (e. g. language or religion, status of cookies),
  • the analysis of the user behavior (so-called tracking) as well as
  • the direct marketing.

ee) Legal basis
The data processed by cookies are necessary for the above mentioned purposes of protecting our legitimate interests acc. to Art. 6, par. 1 s. 1 lit. f GDPR..

ff) Possibility of refusal of cookies
Most internet browsers automatically.accept cookies However you can configure your browser in such a way that no cookies are stored on your computer or that there will always be an information before a new cookie is stored. However the complete deactivation of cookies can result in not being able to use all functions of our website.

 

c) Use of the online contact form
aa) Collection of personal data

If you contact us via the online contact form, we will collect the data you have provided. In order to be able to help you quickly and effectively, we offer an upload function in addition to the usual information. This function allows you to send us a photo, e. g. of a proof of purchase. We will delete the data collected via the contact form after the storage is no longer required or we will restrict the processing in case of legal retention periods.

Mandatory we collect the following personal data:

  • e-mail address
  • information from your message

Voluntary we collect the following personal data:

  • last name, first name
  • phone number (landline and/or mobile phone number)
  • address (street, postcode, city)
  • date of purchase
  • production number
  • type of appliance
  • if applicable other personal data resulting from the photos transmitted.

bb) Purpose
We collect the mandatory information in order to be able to answer to your request via the contact form quickly and straightforwardly.
We collect the voluntary data

  • in order to be able to address you personally for purposes of after-sales service,
  • in order to help you quickly and straightforwardly in case of a defective product within the scope of guarantee or warranty and
  • in order to provide you with answers to all your questions about one of our products.

cc) Legal basis
The collection of your e-mail address as well as of the information from your message takes place on basis of Art. 6 par. 1 s. 1 lit. f GDPR. The legitimate interest is justified in the above mentioned purpose.
The collection of your name is based on Art. 6 par. 1 s. 1 lit. a GDPR.
Legal basis for the collection of the telephone number, the address, the date of purchase, the production number as well as the type of appliance is Art. 6 par. 1 s. 1 lit. b GDPR.

 

d) Establishing contact by e-mail
aa) Collection of personal data
When getting in contact with us by e-mail, your e-mail address and the information from your request are collected and stored by us. We will delete these data after the storage is no longer required or we will restrict the processing in case of legal retention periods.

bb) Purpose
The e-mail address as well as other information from your request are collected in order to be able to answer your e-mail request.

cc) Legal basis
The processing of the e-mail address takes place on the basis of Art. 6 par. 1 s. 1 lit. f GDPR. The legitimate interest is given because the collection of your e-mail address is technically necessary for the receipt of the e-mail content and the subsequent reply to your e-mail request. The legal basis for the processing of further information from the request is Art. 6 par. 1 s. 1. lit. b GDPR.

 

5. Integration of YouTube videos

On our website we have integrated YouTube videos which are stored on htp://www.YouTube.com and are directly playable from our website. These are all integrated in the “extended data protection mode" which means that no data about you as user is transferred to Youtube if you do not play the videos. Only when you play the videos. the data referred to in a) will be transferred. We do not have any influence on this data transfer.

a) Collection of personal data by YouTube
If you visit the website, YouTube receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding subpage on our website. In addition, the data mentioned under 4. b) (use of cookies) of this declaration will be transferred. This takes place regardless of whether YouTube provides a user account to which you are logged in or whether there is no user account. If you are logged in to Google, your data will directly be allocated to your account. If you do not want your profile to be allocated to YouTube, you have to log out before actuating the button. YouTube stores your data as usage profiles and uses it for the purpose of advertising, market research and/or requirement-oriented design of its website. Such an evaluation especially takes place (even for users who are not logged in) for the purpose of providing demand-oriented advertising and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have the right to object against the setup of these user profiles. Please contact YouTube to exercise this right.

 

b) Further information
Please find further information on purpose and scope of the data collection and its processing by YouTube in the privacy statement. There you will also find further information on your relevant rights and configuration options for protecting your privacy: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.

Google also processes your personal data in the USA and has submitted to the EU-US Privacy-Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

 

6. Integration of Google Maps

We use the offer of Google Maps on this website. This allows us to show you interactive maps directly on the website and enables you to conveniently use the map function.

a) Data collection by Google
If you visit the website, Google receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding subpage of our website. In addtion, the data mentioned under 4. b) (use of cookies) of this statement will be transferred. This takes place regardless of whether Google provides a user account to which you are logged in or whether there is no user account. If you are logged in at Google, your data will directly be assigned to your existing account. If you do not want your profile to be allocated to Google, you have to log out before actuating the button. Google stores your data as usage profiles and uses it for purposes of advertising, market research and/or requirement-oriented design of its website. Such an evaluation especially takes place (even for users who are not logged in) for the purpose of providing demand-oriented advertising and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have the right to object against the setup of these user profiles. You must contact Google to exercise this right.

 

b) Further information
Please find further information on the purpose and scope of data collection and processing by the plug-in provider in the privacy statement of the relevant provider. There you will also find further information on your relevant rights and setting options for protecting your privacy: http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.

Google also processes your personal data in the USA and has submitted to the EU-US Privacy-Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

 

7. Use of Google webfonts

For the uniform display of fonts we use so-called webfonts which are provided by Google.

a) Data collection by Google
If you visit our website, your browser will download the necessary webfonts into your browser cache in order to display texts and fonts properly. For this purpose your browser must establish a connection to the servers of Google. By doing so, Google obtains knowledge that our website has been acessed via your IP address. If your browser does not support webfonts, a standard font of your computer will be used.

 

b) Purpose
The use of Google webfonts is conducted in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of our online offers.

 

c) Legal basis
The purpose mentioned above constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 par. 1 s. 1 lit. f GDPR.

 

d) Further information
Please find further information on the purpose and scope of data collection and processing in the privacy statements of the relevant provider. There you will also find further information on your relevant rights and setting options for protecting your privacy: https://policies.google.com/privacy.

Further information can also be found here: https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq.

Google also processes your personal data also in the USA and has submitted to the EU-US privacy shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

 

8. Use of a Facebook plug-in

We are currently using a Facebook page plug-in.

a) Collection of personal data by Facebook
For this purpose we use the so-called two-click solution. That means that if you visit our website, initially no personal data will be transferred to Facebook. We offer you the possibility to directly communicate with Facebook via the button. Only if you click on the marked field and thereby activate it, Facebook receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding website of our online offer. Additionally the data mentioned under Par. 4. b) (use of cookies) of this statement will be transferred. According to information by Facebook, in Germany the IP address is immediately pseudonymised after collection. Neither do we have influence on the data collected and data processing processes, nor are we aware of the full scope of data collection, the purposes of processing and the storage periods. Also we do not have information on the deletion of the data collected by Facebook.

 

b) Data transfer to the USA
By activating the plug-in personal data of you is transferred to Facebook and stored in the USA. Since Facebook mainly collects data via cookies, we recommend you to delete all cookies using your browser's security settings before clicking on the grayed-out box. The data transfer takes place no matter whether or not you have an account with Facebook and are logged in there. If you are logged in to Facebook, the data collected with us will be directly allocated to your existing account with Facebook. If you actuate the activated button and e. g. link the page, Facebook also stores this information in your user account and communicates this publicly to your contacts. We recommend you to log out regularly after using a social network, especially however before activating the button, as this way you can avoid an allocation to your Facebook profile.

 

c) Purposes
Facebook stores the data collected on you as usage profiles and uses them for the purpose of advertising, market research and/or demand-oriented design of its website. Such analysis (also for users who are not logged in) is made especially to display demand-oriented advertising and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have the right to object against the setup of these user profiles. To exercise this right you must contact Facebook. With the Facebook plug-in we offer you the possibility to interact with the social networks and other users so that we can improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user.

 

d) Legal basis
The legal basis for the use of the plug-ins is Art. 6 par. 1 s. 1. lit. f. GDPR. The legitimate interest is justified in the above mentioned purposes.

 

e) Further information
Please find further information on the purpose and scope of the data collection and data processing by Facebook in the following privacy statements. There you will also find further information on your relevant rights and setting options for protecting your privacy:

http://www.facebook.com/policy.php

http://www.facebook.com/help/186325668085084

http://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/your-info-on-other#applications

http://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/your-info#everyoneinfo

The address of Facebook is: Facebook Inc., 1601 S California Ave, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA.

Facebook has submitted to the EU-US privacy shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

 

9. Newsletter

a) Collection of personal data
aa) Collection of e-mail address and name
With your consent you can subscribe to our newsletter, informing you of our current interesting offers. The advertised goods and services are named in the declaration of consent. Mandatory for sending the newsletter is your e-mail address only. You can indicate your name voluntarily, if you want us to address you personally.

bb) Collection of further data in the framwork  of the “double-opt-in” procedure
For the registration to our newsletter, we use the so-called “double-opt-in” procedure. This means that once you have registered, we will send you an e-mail to the indicated e-mail address. In this e-mail we ask you to confirm that you wish to receive the newsletter. Furthermore we store your relevant IP addresses and times of registration and confirmation in each case.

 

b) Purposes
The collection of the e-mail address serves to send the newsletter. The purpose of the “Double-opt-in” procedure is to prove your registration and, if necessary, to be able to clarify possible misuse of your personal data. The collection of your name serves for the personal approach.

 

c) Legal basis
Legal basis is Art. 6 par. 1 s. 1 lit. a GDPR.

 

d) Right to withdraw
You can withdraw your consent to the sending of the newsletter at any time and unsubscribe from the newsletter. You can declare the withdrawal by clicking on the link provided in each newsletter e-mail or by e-mail to: newsletter@rommelsbacher.de or by sending a message to the contact details mentioned  in the imprint.

 

e) Period of storage
If you do not confirm your registration within 48 hours, your personal data will be initially stored, but it will not be used to send the newsletter (restriction). After another 120 hours at the latest, the collected personal data will be erased manually by an employee.

 

f) Analysis of the user behavior (so-called tracking)
We point out that we will analyse your user behaviour when sending the newsletter. For this analysis, the e-mails sent include so-called web beacons respectively tracking pixels showing one-pixes image files which are stored on our website. For the analyses we link the data mentioned in 4 b) (use of cookies) and web beacons with your e-mail address and an individual ID. Also links received in the newsletter contain this ID. With the data obtained like this, we setup a user profile to customize the newsletter according to your individual interests. In doing so we record when you read our newsletters, which links you click in the newsletters and from these results we conclude your personal interests. We link this data with actions you have taken on our website.

You can object to this tracking at any time by clicking on the separate link provided in each newsletter or by contacting us via another communication channel. This information will be stored as long as you subscribe to the newsletter. Once you have unsubscribed we will store the data only statistically and anonymously. Such tracking is also not possible, if you have deactivated the image viewing in your e-mail programme by default  In this case the newsletter will not be displayed completely and you may not be able to use all the features. If you have the images displayed manually, the above mentioned tracking takes place.

 

10. Using our webshop as guest

a) Collection of personal data
If you want to place an order in our webshop as a guest, that means without registration, it is necessary for the conclusion of the contract that you provide your personal data which we need for the processing of your oder.

aa) Mandatory information
Mandatory information required for the processing of the contracts are:

  • first name
  • last name
  • e-mail address
  • address (street, zip code, city, country)

bb) Optional information
Optional information is:

  • salutation
  • phone number

 

b) Purpose
We process the data provided by you to process your order resp. to contact you to clarify any queries about your order.

 

c) Legal basis
The legal basis for the data processing is Art. 6 par. 1 s. 1 lit. b  GDPR. Legal basis for the optional data is Art. 6 par. 1 s. 1 lit. a GDPR.

 

d) Period of storage
For reason of commercial and tax regulations, we are obliged to store your address, payment and order data for a period of ten years. However, after two years we are restricting processing, that means your data will only be used to comply with legal obligations.

 

e) Encryption of the order process
In order to prevent unauthorized access to your personal data by third parties, in particular to financial data, the order process is encrypted using TLS technology.

 

11. Use of a customer account with us

You can voluntarily create a customer account on our website. With this account you can save your favorite items in a wishlist. If you ceate an account under “my account”, the data you provide will be stored revocably. You can delete all further data including your user account, in the customer portal at any time.

a) Registration of  a customer account
aa) Collection of personal data
As far as you want to use a customer account with us, we collect the following obligatory data from you:

  • e-mail address
  • first name and last name as well as
  • a self-selected password.

bb) Use of the so-called „Double-Opt-In“ - procedure
For the registration we use the so-called double-opt-in procedure, that means your registration is only completed if you have previously confirmed your registration via a confirmation mail sent to you for this purpose by clicking on the link contained therein. If your confirmation is not received within 24 hours, your registration will be automatically deleted from our database.

cc) Purposes
The collection of the e-mail address is technically necessary for the performance of the double-opt-in procedure. The self-selected password for the customer account is used to protect your account. The force for real names serves for identity verification, payment administration and fraud prevention.

dd) Legal basis
Legal basis is Art. 6 par. 1 s. 1 lit. f GDPR. The legitimate interest is justified in the above mentioned purposes..

ee) Period of storage
If you use your customer account with us, we store the above mentioned mandatory information until you finally delete your access. Furthermore we store the voluntary data you have provided for the time of use of your customer account with us, unless you delete them before. You can manage and change all information in the protected customer portal.

ff) Encryption of the connection
In order to prevent unauthorized access to your personal data by third parties, in particular financial data, the connection is encrypted using TLS technology.

 

b) Storage of goods / acrticles in the wishlist (memory pad)
You can store certain articles and products of our product range in a wishlist respectively in a memory pad.

aa) Collection of personal data
Within the storage in the memory pad, we only collect the name of the stored product or article in combination with your customer account. We do not use this data for tracking or profiling. The collection is for statistical purposes only. For this reason the collected data also is pseudonymized.

bb) Purpose
The collection is for statistical purposes.

cc) Legal basis
The legal basis is Art. 6 par. 1 s. 1 lit. f. GDPR, where the legitimate interest is for the purpose mentioned above.

 

c) Ordering process with customer account
aa) Collection of further personal data
Mandatory for the processing of the contracts is - in addition to the personal data already collected according to No. 11 a) aa) - your address (street, postcode, city, country). Voluntary you can indicate your salutation, phone number and your date of birth

bb) Purposes
We process the data provided by you to process your order or to contact you to clarify any queries about your order.

cc) Legal basis
The legal basis for the mandatory data is Art. 6 par. 1 s. 1 lit. f.b GDPR. The legal basis for the optional data is Art. 6 par. 1 s. 1 lit. a GDPR.

dd) Storage period
For reason of commercial and tax regulations, we are obliged to store your address, payment and order data for a period of ten years. However after two years we are restricting the processing which means that your data will only be used to comply with legal obligations.

ee) Encryption of the order process
In order to prevent unauthorized access to your personal data by third parties, in particular to financial data, the order process is encrypted using TLS technology.

 

12. Use of Google AdSense

This website uses the online advertising service Goodle AdSense allowing to present you customized advertising. We are interested in showing you advertisement that may be of interest to you in order to make our website more interesting for you. For this purpose statistical information about you is collected, which are processed by our advertising partners. These advertisements are regognisable by the note “Google-advertisment” in the relevant advertising.

a) Collection of personal data
If you visit our website, Google receives the information that you have accessed our website. To do so, Google uses a web beacon in order to set a cookie on your computer. The data mentioned under § 4. b) (use of cookies) of this declaration will be transferred. Neither do we have influence on the data collected, nor are we aware of the full scope of data collection and the storage period. Your data is transmitted to the USA and is evaluated there. If you are logged in with your Google account, your data can be directly allocated to it. If you do not want this allocation to your Google profile, you have to log out. It is possible that this data is transferred to contractual partners of Google, to third parties and government agencies. The legal basis for the processing of your data is Art. 6 par. 1 s. 1 lit. f. GDPR.

This website does not place any advertisments of third-party providers via Google AdSense.

 

b) Possibility of refusal of cookies
You can prevent the installation of Google AdSense cookies in different ways:

  • by setting your browser software accordingly, in particular the suppression of third party cookies will prevent that you receive any third party advertisments;
  • by deactivating the interest-related advertisment with Google by using the link http://www.google.de/ads/preferences, whereby this setting will be deleted when you delete your cookies;
  • by deactivating the interest-related advertisment of providers being part of the self-regulatory campaign “About Ads” by using the link http://www.aboutads.info/choices, whereby this setting will be deleted when you delete your cookies;
  • by permanent deactivation in your browsers Firefox, Internet Explorer or Google Chrome by using the link http://www.google.com/settings/ads/plugin. We point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the features of this offer in full.

 

c) Further information
For further information on the purpose and scope of the data collection and its processing as well as on your rights and setting options for protecting your privacy, please contact: Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland; data protection conditions for avertising: http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/technologies/ads.

Google has submitted to the EU-US Privacy-Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

 

13. Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC (“Google”).

a) Collection and transfer of personal data to a third country
Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies” (see 4. b), text files which are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information about your use of this website generated by the cookie usually is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and is stored there. If IP anonymization is activated on this website, however Google will initially truncate your IP-address within  member states of the European Union or other contracting parties of the agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the full IP-address will be transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information in order to analyse how you use the website, to compile reports on website activities and to provide the website operator with other services related to the use of the website and the internet.

 

b) Truncation of the IP-address, no combination with other Google data
This website uses Google Analytics with the extension “_anonymizelp()”. As a result IP-addresses are processed in a truncated form, thus a personal reference can be excluded. Insofar as the data collected about you has a personal relation, it will be immediately éxcluded and thus the personal data will be deleted immediately. The truncated IP-address transferred by your browser with regards to Google Analytics will not be combined with other Google data.

 

c) Purposes
We use Google Analytics in order to analyse and regularly improve the use of our website. Based on the statistics derived we can improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user.

 

d) Legal basis
Legal basis is Art. 6 par. 1 s. 1 lit. f GDPR. The legitimate interest in tracking the user behaviour is justified in the above mentioned purpose.

 

e) Possibility of refusal of cookies
You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly, however we point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the features of this webswite in full. Furthermore you can also prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP-address) as well as the processing of this data by Google with a download and installation of the browser plug-in available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

 

f) Further information
Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436?1001. User conditions: http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html , overview on data protection: http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/learn/privacy.html, as well as the privacy statement: http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy .

Google has submitted to the EU-US Privacy-Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

 

14. Amazon partner programme

We are participants of the affiliate programme of Amazon Europe S.à. r. l. and affiliate to the advertising program designed to provide a medium for websites, which enables earnings of advertising refunds through implementation of advertisements and links to amazon.de. With this programme we are pursuing the interest to show you advertisement that is of interest for you and to make our website more interesting to our users.

 

a) Collection of personal data
Statistical information about you is collected for the provision of advertisements and will be processed by our advertising partners. If you visit our website, Amazon gets the information that you have accessed the corresponding site on our website. For this purpose, Amazon uses so-called web beacons to determine your needs and possibly sets a cookie on your computer. The data mentioned in 4. b) (cookies) of this statement will be transferred. Neither do we have influence on the data collected, nor are we aware of the full scope of data collection and storage period. If you are logged in at Amazon, your data can directly be allocated to your existing account. If you do not want to be allocated with your Amazon profile, you have to log out. It is possible that your data is transferred to Amazon contractors and government authorities. Neither do we have influence on the data collected, nor are we aware of the full scope of data collection. The data will be transferred to the USA and will be analysed there. The legal basis for the processing of your data is Art. 6 par. 1, s. 1 lit. f. GDPR.

 

b) Possibility of refusal of cookies
You can prevent the installation of cookies of the Amazon Affiliate Program in different ways:

  • by setting your browser software accordingly, in particular the suppression of third party cookies will prevent that you receive third party advertisments.
  • by deactivating the interest-related advertisments with Amazon by using the link http://www.amazon.de/gp/dra/info;
  • by deactivating the interest-related advertisments of those providers, who are part of the self-regulatory campaign “About Ads”, by using the link http://www.aboutads.info/choices, whereby these settings will be deleted when you delete your cookies. We point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the features of this offer in full.

 

c) Further information
Beyond the above mentioned privacy statement you will receive further information on the purpose and scope of the data collection and its processing as well as further information on your relating rights and setting options for protecting your privacy at: Amazon EU S.à.r.l, Amazon Services Europe S.à.r.l. and Amazon Media EU S.à.r.l., all three resident at 5, Rue Plaetis, L–2338 Luxemburg; E-mail: ad-feedback@amazon.de. Amazon has submitted to the EU-US Privacy-Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework. For more information about Amazon’s data usage, please see the company’s privacy statement: http://www.amazon.de/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=footer_privacy?ie=UTF8&nodeId=3312401 as well as under: http://www.amazon.de/gp/BIT/InternetBasedAds.

 

15. Product registration

Some of the Rommelsbacher products respectively appliances you purchased can be registered on our website in order to get additional benefits. So if you register properly via our online registration form for example, we will send you free gifts or give you an extended warranty time. In order to perform a product registration, you have to be already registered or you have to register within the form. An additional precondition for a product registration is the uploading of the purchase receipt in order to rule out that for this purchase an additional service has already been provided. For this purpose we provide you with an upload function. We will delete the collected data when the storage is no longer required or we will restrict the processing in case of legal retention periods.

a) Collection of personal data
In the context of the registration process, we collect the following personal data from you:

  • name
  • address (street, postcode, city, country)
  • photograph showing the proof of purchase
  • place of purchase
  • date of purchase
  • e-mail address

 

b) Purposes
The collection of the above mentioned personal data takes place for the purpose of fulfilling a contract (in particular donating contract) and takes place upon your request.

 

c) Legal basis
The legal basis for collection of your personal data is Art. 6 par. 1 s. 1 lit. b GDPR.

 

16. Use of Commerce Connector

We use the software based service “Commerce Connector Buy Now online” (formerly Commerce Connector Online) of the Commerce Connector GmbH on our website. We use this service in order to show you on our website from which online retailer you can purchase a certain product. Herewith the list of online retailers who are selling the product you have selected on the initial website is provided by our software based service Commerce Connector Buy Now online.

a) Collection of personal data
If you click on the “to the shop”-button or on the shop logo of the respective online retailer, you will be taken to the website of the relevant online retailer and directly to the product you are interested in. In addition the data mentioned under 4. b) (use of cookies) of this statement will be transferred. Here cookies are used for a so-callled “sales tracking”, informing the Commerce Connector GmbH about your purchase from the online retailer. According to information from the Commerce Connector GmbH, they can recognize by means of the set cookies that you proceeded from our website to the site of the online retailer. In addition the Commerce Connector GmbH will receive information on your purchase from the online retailer at the moment the order confirmation site is displayed. However according to their own information, they do not get any information by which you could be identified (except for the unique cookie number). Commerce Connector GmbH uses the obtained information to create anonymised sales statistics on our products that you purchased online by linking with the software based Commerce Connector Buy Now online service. The cookie only stores technical characteristics and no data, which would allow to identify the user directly or even also indirectly. Then the Commerce Connector GmbH provides us with these technical characteristics .

 

b) Possibility of objection
If you want to deactivate the sales tracking of Commerce Connector in your current browser, please activate the opt-out in the cookie banner. In the following we will set a cookie in your browser ensuring that you will be excluded from the Commerce Connector Sales Tracking in future. Please repeat this procedure if you empty your browser cache, as in this case the opt-out for the Commerce Connector sales tracking will also be deactivated.

 

c) Further information
Please find further information regarding the purpose and scope of data collection and processing by the Commerce Connector GmbH in the privacy statement. There you will also find further information on your rights and setting options for protecting your privacy: https://www.commerce-connector.com/web/de/privacy-policy/.

 

17. Applications

Job advertisements are usually advertised through the Employment Agency job board. In addition, job advertisements via job portals and our Facebook Fanpage are possible. You can either apply by post or send an e-mail to bewerbung@rommelsbacher.de.

a) Collection of personal data
As part of the application process, we collect the following personal data from you, depending on the design of your application documents:

  • surname, first name, if applicable date of birth
  • address (street, postcode, city, country)
  • if applicable telephone numbers (landline and / or mobile numbers)
  • if applicable e-mail address
  • if applicable place of birth
  • if applicable nationality
  • if applicable professional and personal qualifications
  • if applicable further personal data

We also collect the following special categories of personal data:

  • photograph (from which racial and ethnic origin, health data as well as religious or ideological convictions may emerge)
  • if applicable denomination
  • if applicable health data
  • if applicable marital status
  • if applicable further personal data

 

b) Purposes
We collect the personal data

  • to carry out pre-contractual measures (selection decisions, conducting a job interview)
  • for communication with you (confirmation of appointments, notification of an acceptance or cancellation, transfer or return of documents, short-term arrangements)
  • to differentiate your application from other applicants

 

c) Legal basis
The processing of your personal data is based on Art. 88 GDPR in connection with §26 Abs. 1 S. 1 BDSG.

 

d) Period of storage
We store your personal data for a period of six months in order to defend ourselves against possible legal claims under the General Act on Equal Treatment (AGG). The period begins in the case of an application with the receipt of the refusal and in other cases of disadvantages at the time when the employee becomes aware of the disadvantage. If, within the period of six months, the claims under the AGG were neither asserted in writing nor an action was filed, the personal data will be deleted or destroyed by us without delay. A storage beyond that takes place only after explicit consent by you or after a successful attitude.

 

18. Data transfer

a) Data transfer to shipping services
The personal data collected by us will be transferred to the transport company instructed with the delivery (e. g. DHL-Deutsche Post AG, GLS-General Logistics Systems Germany GmbH & Co. OHG) within the limits of the contract processing insofar as this is necessary for the delivery of the goods. For arranging  the delivery date for freight forwarding goods, we also provide the transport company with your telephone number. The legal basis for the transfer of the data is Art. 6 par. 1 s. 1 lit. b) and f) GDPR. The legitimate interest is justified in the above mentioned purpose.

 

b) Data transfer to payment service providers, credit check and scoring
aa) Data transfer to PayPalPLUS
We have integrated PayPal components on our website. Paypal is an online payment service provider. Payments are processed via so-called PayPal accounts which represent virtual private or business accounts.

If you select “PayPal” as a payment option during the order process in our online shop, personal data from you will automatically be transferred to PayPal. The personal data transferred to PayPal is usually the following personal data:

  • first name,
  • last name,
  • address,
  • e-mail address,
  • IP-address,
  • phone number,
  • mobile phone number or
  • other data necessary for the payment processing. Necessary for the processing of the purchase contract especially is such personal data which is associated with the relevant order.

The data transfer allows payment processing and fraut prevention. The person responsible for the processing will transfer data to Paypal especially when a legitimate interest for the transfer is given. The personal data exchanged between PayPal and the person responsible for the processing will be possibly transferred to credit agencies like e. g. Schufa Holding AG and CRIF BÜRGEL GmbH by PayPal. This transfer allows for identity check and credit assessment.

Furthermore Paypal will forward the personal data to affiliated companies and service providers or subcontractors if this is necessary for the fulfillment of the contractual obligations or if the data shall be processed in the order.

By selecting this payment option, you agree to the transfer of personal data which is necessary for the payment processing. You have the option to withdraw the consent to the handling of personal data towards PayPal at any time. A withdrawal has no effect on personal data which mandatorily has to be processed, used or transmitted for (contractual) payment processing.

The European operating company of PayPal is the PayPal (Europe) S.à.r.l. & Cie. S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, 2449 Luxembourg, Luxemburg.

PayPal’s applicable privacy statement is available at https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full.

 

19. Rights of persons affected

You have the following rights towards us with regard to your personal data:

  • the right to be informed,
  • the right of rectification or deletion,
  • the right of restriction of processing,
  • the right of objection to the processing,
  • the right of data portability.

In addition you have the right to complain about the processing of your personal data by us at a supervisory authority. In Bavaria the relevant supervisory authority is the “Bayerische Landesamt für Datenschutzaufsicht” (Promenade 27, 91522 Ansbach/Germany; https://www.lda.bayern.de/de/index.html).

 

20. Right of withdrawal and right of objection

a) Right of withdrawal
If you have given your consent to the processing of your data, you may withdraw this at any time. Such a withdrawal has influcence on the legitimacy of the processing of your personal data, once you have addressed it to us.

 

b) Right of objection according to Art. 21 par. 1 GDPR
Insofar as we base the processing of your personal data on the balancing of interests, you may object to the processing. This is the case if the processing is not particularly necessary for the fulfilment of a contract with you. When exercising such objection, we ask you to explain the reasons why we should not process your personal data in the way we have done. In case of your justified objection, we will examine the situation and we will either stop respectively adjust the data processing or show you our compelling reasons worthy of protection, on the basis of which we will continue processing.

 

b) Right of objection acc. to Art. 21 par. 2 GDPR
Certainly you can object to the processing of your personal data for purposes of advertising and data analysis at any time.

 

d) Contact
You can inform us about your withdrawal and / or objection via the following contact data:

Postal address:
Rommelsbacher ElektroHausgeräte GmbH, Rudolf-Schmidt-Straße 18, 91550 Dinkelsbühl/Germany

E-mail:
datenschutz@rommelsbacher.de

 

21. Data security

During your visit on our website, we use the most common SSL (Secure Socket Layer) method in connection with the highest level of encryption supported by your browser. Usually this is a 256-bit encryption. If your browser does not support a 256-bit encryption, we use 128-bit v3 technology instead. Whether a single page of our website is transmitted in encrypted form is indicated by the display of the closed key resp. lock symbol in the lower status bar of your browser. Apart from that we use suitable technical and organisational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or against unauthorised access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously updated according to technological developments.

 

22. Topicality and modification of this privacy statement

This privacy statement is currently valid and has the status of february 2019. It may become necessary to change this privacy statement for reason of the further development of our website and offers or due to changes in legal or official requirements. The latest version in effect of the privacy statement can be viewed at any time on the website at: https://www.rommelsbacher.de/de/datenschutz.html.


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Information on data collection in the course of business initiation, processing and relationship