DATA PRIVACY POLICY SEALS-SHOP GMBH

Handwerkstraße 5-7, 70565 Stuttgart

Data privacy

At Seals-Shop GmbH ("Seals-Shop" or " we "), your privacy is important to us and we would like you to feel comfortable visiting our website. All personal data collected when visiting our website is processed in accordance within the legal provisions. However, the Seals-Shop website may contain links to other websites that are not covered by this privacy policy.

Principle of anonymous data collection

Generally, the use of this website does not require the disclosure of any personal data. These issues may differ for some special services provided on this website. These services are explained in detail in the following. Due to the fact, that Seals-Shop GmbH is located in Germany, Seals-Shop is governed under German law. The applicable data protection laws and regulations are especially the German Federal Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz (BDSG)) and the German Federal Telemedia Act (Telemediengesetz (TMG)).

While visiting our website some information like your IP-address is transmitted and stored anonymously in a protocol file. This information may disclose information on the type of the used terminal device (computer, smartphone, tablet, e.g.), the browser-type (Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox, etc.), the time of access to the website, the referrer and the volume of the transmitted data.

We are not able to use this data to identify a certain user. The information is solely used to determine the attractiveness of our website, to improve the performance and the content and to configure it according to your interests. Please note that a static IP-address can disclose personal data via a RIPE-request in individual cases. This website can be accessed by static and dynamic IP-addresses.

Personal data

The meaning of “personal data” is defined in the German Federal Data Protection Act. This Act defines personal data as any information concerning the personal or material circumstances of an identified or identifiable individual. This includes information such as your name, your address, your telephone number or your date of birth.

Collection and use of personal data

To be able to provide you with some of our services, we may ask you for submitting certain personal information. We will use the collected data solely to provide you with our services. Any further use of the data, for example for advertisement purposes, will only be executed with your explicit consent. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future.

After the termination of the customer relationship we will block your data for any further use, unless you have given your explicit prior consent to further use. The submitted personal data will be deleted after the expiration of tax and commercial law periods.

Contact

Please feel free to contact us at any time by telephone or via SSL- encrypted contact form if you have questions, wishes and suggestions. We will store and use the provided information solely to process your contact request.

The mandatory information entered in the contact form are necessary to substantiate your request, to allocate it within the company and to process your request optimally. Moreover the collected data is compared with data that we potentially collect otherwise with your explicit consent. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. To exercise your right to revoke please use the contact details mentioned below.

Live-Chat

You may contact us directly via the live-chat function on our website. We will store the below mentioned data in order to provide you with customer support services (e.g. service- and sales inquiries as well as technical or commercial requests) and to support you in case of future sales, service or support requests. In addition, we want to track and evaluate the services offered by Seals-Shop for continuous improvement opportunities. The following data will be stored: name, date, time and chat history (including additional personal data that you voluntarily provide during the chat).

Without prior consent, Seals-Shop will not pass on voluntarily provided data to third parties (unless allowed by using mechanisms provided by statutory law; e.g. data processing agreements) or use the information for other purposes.

Newsletter

On our Website You have the possibility to subscribe to our newsletter. Our newsletter will keep you periodically informed about current news and contains information about our offers. To receive the newsletter you need a valid email-address. We will check if you are actually holder of the provided email-address by sending an email containing a confirmation link. By confirming this link you subscribe to the newsletter.

If you subscribe to the newsletter we will store your IP-address and the date as well as the time of the registration. We will store this information only for security issues in case a third party misuses your email-address and subscribes to the newsletter without your knowledge. We do not collect any other data and use the collected data solely to dispatch the newsletter.

You can unsubscribe from our newsletter at any time. Every newsletter provides you with details about how to unsubscribe. We will delete your data immediately after your unsubscribe.

Registration

On our Website we provide a special customer’s area where we offer some special features to our registered customers. You can register with our website by using the provided register form and create a personal customer account. While registering with our website you will provide us with the following information:
Title, name, surname, job title, company, address, email-address (user name), telephone number, password.

After registering to our website we will provide you with detail about your personal password protected access and you can see and administer your information. The registration is voluntary but may be required to use our services fully.

Cookies

To improve our website and to optimize the user experience we use cookies. Cookies are small text files. These files are stored on your computer and enable us to allocate your browser. Cookies store information like your language settings, the duration of your visit of this website and all of your entries on the website. This serves the purpose of not having to enter all of the necessary data in the website again at your next visit. Additionally cookies enable us to recognize your preferences and to adjust our website to your interests.

For more information to the nature and extent of the used cookies please see our Cookie Policy.

Website optimization

We use various tools for website optimization for advertisement purposes and to analyze user behavior. For further information about the nature and extent of the used cookies please see our Cookie Policy.

Data transfer to third parties

A transfer of your data to third parties does not occur unless we are legally obliged to do so, the transfer is necessary to fulfill the contract or with your explicit prior consent. A transfer of data to external agents and affiliates will only be effected to fulfill the business relation with you. In these cases we transfer the minimum amount of data that is absolutely necessary. In regular intervals we audit our agents and affiliates in order to assure their compliance with applicable data protection laws and regulations.

You can revoke your consent to the transfer of personal data that is not necessary to fulfill the contract at any time. Please contact our data protection officer in that matter (contact details mentioned below). The revocation develops effect for the future.

Security

We have implemented reasonable technical and organizational measures to protect your personal data from manipulation, loss, destruction or access of unauthorized third parties. Your data is encrypted with the safest and most common transmission methods. Additionally we have a firewall (security software) to protect internal information.

Disclosure and public procedural directory

If requested, we will inform you in writing, in accordance with applicable law, whether we have stored personal data referring to you and what this data involves. As stipulated by law, you also have the right to correct, block and delete this personal data. Our public procedural directory (öffentliches Verfahrensverzeichnis) contains the necessary information according to§ 4 e Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and is accessible upon request.

Data protection officer (DPO)

If you have any questions concerning the processing of your personal data, you are welcome to contact our Data Protection Officer who will also be available to handle requests for information, other requests or complaints that you might have

Personal / confidential
Data protection officer of
Seals-Shop GmbH
Ms. Lisa Rehkugler
Rotebühlplatz 9
70178 Stuttgart
E-Mail: data.protection@seals-shop.com