Data Protection Declaration
Data protection declaration
Unless stated otherwise below, the provision of your personal data is neither legally nor contractually obligatory,
nor required for conclusion of a contract. You are not obliged to provide your data. Not providing it will have no
consequences. This only applies as long as the processing procedures below do not state otherwise.
“Personal data” is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.
Server log files
You can use our websites without submitting personal data. Every time you access our website, user data is
transmitted by your internet browser and stored in protocol files (server log files). This stored data includes e.g.
name of the site called up, date and time of the request, amount of data transferred and the provider making the
request. This data serves exclusively to ensure smooth operation of our website and to improve our offering. It is
not possible to assign this data to a particular person.
Collection, processing, and use of personal data in orders
When you submit an order, we only collect and use your personal data where this is necessary for the fulfilment
and handling of your requests. The provision of data is necessary for conclusion of a contract. Failure to provide it
will prevent the conclusion of any contract. The processing will occur on the basis of art. 6 (1) lit. b GDPR and is
required for the fulfilment of a contract with you. We will not forward your data to third parties without your explicit
consent. This only excludes our service partners which we require in order to handle the contractual relationship
or service providers we use to process an order. Along with the recipients named in the clauses of this data
protection declaration, these may be recipients in the following categories: Shipping providers, payment service
providers, merchandise management service providers, service providers for order processing, web hosts, IT
service providers and dropshipping dealers. We will comply strictly with legal requirements in every case. The
scope of data transmission is restricted to a minimum.
Use of an external merchandise management system
We use a merchandise management system in the course of order processing for the purposes of contractual
processing. For this purpose your personal data as collected in the course of the order will be sent to
WooCommerce – full name and legal status: Bubblestorm Management (Proprietary) Limited trading as
WooCommerce Street address: Unit 1, Canal Edge 1, Entrance B, Tyger Waterfront, Carl Cronje Drive, Belville,
7530, Cape Town
All PayPal transaction are covered by the PayPal Data Privacy Statement. You can found this at
user’s internet browser on their computer system. When a user calls up a website, a cookie may be saved on the
user’s operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic character string which allows the browser to be
effective and secure. Cookies also allow our systems to recognise your browser after a page change and to offer
the browser to be recognised again after a page change.
Processing is carried out on the basis of § 15 (3) TMG (Telemedia Act) as well as art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR due to our
justified interest in the purposes above.
The data collected in this way is pseudonymised using technological measures. It is therefore not possible to
connect the data to your person. The data will not be stored together with other personal data pertaining to you.
You have the right to veto this processing of your personal data according to art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR by
contacting us, for reasons relating to your personal situation. Cookies will be stored on your computer. You
browser, you can prevent the storage of cookies and transmission of the data they contain. Cookies which have
already been saved may be deleted at any time. We would, however, like to point out that this may prevent you
from making full use of all the functions of this website.
Using the links below, you can find out how to manage cookies (or deactivate them, among other things) in major
Chrome Browser: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=en
Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
Use of Google Analytics
Our website uses the web analysis service Google Analytics by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway,
Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”). The processing of data serves to analyse this website and its visitors.
Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to
compile reports on website activity and to provide other services to the website operator relating to website and
internet use. The IP address communicated by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not associated with
website. The information generated by the cookie regarding your use of this website is usually transferred to a
Google server in the USA and stored there. IP anonymisation is activated on this website. Google uses this to
shorten your IP address beforehand within Member States of the European Union or in other signatories to the
Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a
Google server in the USA and shortened there. Your data may be transmitted to the USA. Transmission of data
to the USA is covered by an adequacy decision by the European Commission. Processing is carried out on the
basis of art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR due to our justified interest in needs-based and targeted design of the website. You
have the right to veto this processing of your personal data according to art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR by
contacting us, for reasons relating to your personal situation. You can prevent the storage of cookies by
choosing corresponding technical settings in your internet browser; we would, however, like to point out that this
may prevent you from making full use of all the functions of this website. You can also prevent collection of the
data (including your IP address) generated by the cookies and related to your use of the website by Google as
well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the
following link [https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en]. You can set an opt-out cookie to prevent
collection by Google Analytics across devices. Opt-out cookies prevent the future collection of your data when
you visit this website. You need to opt-out on all systems and devices in use for this to work comprehensively. If
you click here, the opt-out cookie is set: Disable Google Analytics.
You can find more detailed information on the terms and conditions of use and data protection at
https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/ and at https://policies.google.com/?hl=en.
Use of social plug-ins via “Shariff”
Our website uses social network plug-ins. We use data protection-compliant “Shariff” buttons to ensure that you
retain control over your data.No connection is made to the social network servers and no data submitted without
your explicit consent. “Shariff” was developed by specialists at the computer magazine c’t. It enables more
personal privacy in the network and replaces the usual social network “share” buttons. You can find more
information on the Shariff project here
When you click the buttons a pop-up window appears, allowing you to log on with the relevant provider using your
data. It is only after you actively login that a direct connection to the social network is set up. By logging in, you
give your permission for the transfer of your data to the respective social media provider. At this time, information
such as your IP address and which websites you have visited is transmitted. Should you be connected
simultaneously with one or more of your social network accounts, the information collected is also assigned to
your corresponding profiles. Therefore, you can only prevent this assignment by logging yourself out before
visiting our website and before activating the button for your social media accounts. The social networks listed
below are integrated with the “Shariff” function. You can find more detailed information on the scope and purpose
of collection and use of the data, your associated rights and options for protecting your privacy in the provider’s
Facebook by Facebook Inc. (1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA)
Instagram by Instagram LLC. (1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA)
Use of YouTube
Our website uses YouTube LLC’s function for the embedding of YouTube videos. (901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno,
CA 94066, USA; “YouTube”).
YouTube is an affiliated company of Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043,
USA;“Google”).This feature shows YouTube videos in an iFrame on the website. The option “advanced privacy
mode” is enabled here. This prevents YouTube from storing information on visitors to the website. It is only if you
watch a video that information is transmitted to and stored by YouTube.Further information on the data collected
Duration of storage
After contractual processing has been completed, the data is initially stored for the duration of the warranty
period, then in accordance with the retention periods prescribed by law, especially tax and commercial law, and
then deleted after the period has elapsed, unless you have agreed to further processing and use.
Rights of the affected person
If the legal requirements are fulfilled, you have the following rights according to art. 15 to 20 GDPR: Right to
information, correction, deletion, restriction of processing, data portability. You also have a right of objection
against processing based on art. 6 (1) GDPR, and to processing for the purposes of direct marketing, according
to art. 21 (1) GDPR.
Contact us at any time. Our contact details can be found in our imprint.
Right to complain to the regulatory authority
You have the right to complain to the regulatory authority according to art. 77 GDPR if you believe that your data
is not being processed legally.
last update: 25.04.2018