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Data protection

Privacy policy

Unless otherwise stated below, the provision of your personal data is not required by law or contract, nor is it necessary for the conclusion of a contract. You are not obliged to provide the data. Failure to provide it will have no consequences. This only applies insofar as no other indication is made in the following processing operations.
"Personal data" means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.


Server log files
You can visit our websites without providing any personal information. 
Every time you access our website, usage data is transmitted to us or to our web hoster / IT service provider by your Internet browser and stored in log data (so-called server log files). This stored data includes, for example, the name of the page accessed, the date and time of access, the IP address, the amount of data transferred and the requesting provider. The processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO from our overriding legitimate interest in ensuring trouble-free operation of our website and to improve our offer. 
 
Contact

Responsible/Data protection officer
Contact us if you wish. The contact details of the person responsible for data processing can be found in our imprint.

You can reach our data protection officer directly at: dsb@recon-company.com

Initiatory contact of the customer by e-mail
If you initiate business contact with us by e-mail, we collect your personal data (name, e-mail address, message text) only to the extent provided by you. The data processing serves the treatment and answer of your contact inquiry.
If the contact serves the implementation of pre-contractual measures (e.g. consultation in case of interest in purchase, preparation of an offer) or concerns a contract already concluded between you and us, this data processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO.
If the contact is made for other reasons, this data processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO due to our overriding legitimate interest in processing and responding to your enquiry In this case, you have the right to object at any time to this processing of personal data relating to you based on Art. 6 (1) f DSGVO for reasons arising from your particular situation.
We will only use your e-mail address to process your request. Your data will then be deleted in compliance with legal retention periods, unless you have consented to further processing and use.

 

Collection and processing when using the contact form
When using the contact form, we collect your personal data (name, e-mail address, message text) only to the extent provided by you. The data processing serves the purpose of contacting you.

If the contact serves the execution of pre-contractual measures (e.g. consultation in case of interest in purchase, preparation of an offer) or concerns a contract already concluded between you and us, this data processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b DSGVO.
If the contact is made for other reasons, this data processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO due to our overriding legitimate interest in processing and responding to your enquiry. In this case, you have the right to object at any time to this processing of personal data relating to you based on Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO for reasons arising from your particular situation.
We will only use your e-mail address to process your request. Your data will then be deleted in compliance with legal retention periods, unless you have consented to further processing and use.


Customer account      Orders      

Customer account
When opening a customer account, we collect your personal data to the extent specified there. The data processing serves the purpose of improving your shopping experience and simplifying order processing. The processing is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time by notifying us, without affecting the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until revocation. Your customer account will then be deleted.


Collection, processing and forwarding of personal data for orders
When you place an order, we collect and process your personal data only insofar as this is necessary for the fulfilment and processing of your order and for dealing with your enquiries. The provision of the data is necessary for the conclusion of the contract. Failure to provide the data means that no contract can be concluded. The processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. b DSGVO and is necessary for the performance of a contract with you. 
In this context, your data is passed on, for example, to the shipping companies and dropshipping providers selected by you, payment service providers, service providers for order processing and IT service providers. In all cases, we strictly observe the legal requirements. The scope of the data transfer is limited to a minimum.
 

Advertising      

Use of e-mail address for sending newsletters
We use your e-mail address independently of the contract processing exclusively for our own advertising purposes for sending newsletters, provided that you have expressly consented to this. The processing is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time without affecting the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation. To do so, you can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time by using the corresponding link in the newsletter or by notifying us. Your e-mail address will then be removed from the distribution list. 



Shipping service provider      

Forwarding of the e-mail address to shipping companies for information about the shipping status
We pass on your e-mail address to the shipping company as part of the contract processing, provided that you have expressly agreed to this during the ordering process. The purpose of passing on your e-mail address is to inform you about the shipping status by e-mail. The processing is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time by notifying us or the shipping company, without affecting the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation.



Payment service provider      

Use of PayPal
All PayPal transactions are subject to the PayPal privacy policy. This can be found at https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full


Use of personal data when selecting Klarna payment options
In order to offer you Klarna's payment options, we will transfer personal data, such as contact details and order data, to Klarna. This enables Klarna to assess whether you are eligible to use the payment options offered via Klarna and to adapt the payment options to your needs. For general information about Klarna, please visit: https://www.klarna.com/de/. Your personal information will be treated by Klarna in accordance with applicable data protection laws and as set out in Klarna's privacy policy at https://cdn.klarna.com/1.0/shared/content/legal/terms/0/de_de/privacy.



Cookies
 
Our website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored in the Internet browser or by the Internet browser on a user's computer system. When a user accesses a website, a cookie may be stored on the user's operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic string of characters that enables the browser to be uniquely identified when the website is called up again.
 
Cookies are stored on your computer. Therefore, you have full control over the use of cookies. By selecting the appropriate technical settings in your Internet browser, you can be notified before cookies are set and decide individually whether to accept them, as well as prevent cookies from being stored and the data they contain from being transmitted. Cookies that have already been stored can be deleted at any time. However, we would like to point out that you may then not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent.
 
You can find out how to manage (including deactivating) cookies in the most important browsers by clicking on the links below:

 
Technically necessary cookies
Unless otherwise stated in the data protection declaration below, we only use these technically necessary cookies for the purpose of making our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Furthermore, cookies enable our systems to recognize your browser even after a page change and to offer you services. Some functions of our website cannot be offered without the use of cookies. For these, it is necessary that the browser is recognized even after a page change.
 
The use of cookies or comparable technologies takes place on the basis of § 15 para. 3 p. 1 TMG. The processing of your personal data is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO from our overriding legitimate interest in ensuring the optimal functionality of the website and a user-friendly and effective design of our offer.
You have the right to object to this processing of your personal data at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation.
 

Plug-ins and other

Use of GoogleMaps
We use the function for embedding GoogleMaps maps of Google LLC (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google") on our website.
If you have your habitual residence in the European Economic Area or Switzerland, Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland) is the controller of your data. Google Ireland Limited is therefore the company affiliated with Google that is responsible for processing your data and complying with applicable data protection laws.
The function enables the visual display of geographical information and interactive maps. In doing so, Google also collects, processes and uses data of the visitors of the websites when calling up the pages in which GoogleMaps maps are integrated.
Your data may also be transmitted to the USA. There is no EU Commission adequacy decision for the USA. The data transfer takes place, among other things, on the basis of standard contractual clauses as appropriate guarantees for the protection of personal data, which can be viewed at: https: //policies.google.com/privacy/frameworks.
The use of cookies or comparable technologies takes place on the basis of § 15 para. 3 p. 1 TMG. The processing of your personal data is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO from our overriding legitimate interest in the demand-oriented and targeted design of the website You have the right to object at any time, on grounds relating to your particular situation, to the processing of your personal data.
For more information on the collection and use of data by Google, please refer to Google's privacy policy at https://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html. There you also have the option in the Data Protection Center to change your settings so that you can manage and protect your data processed by Google.


Use of YouTube
We use the function for embedding YouTube videos of Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland; "YouTube") on our website.YouTube is a company affiliated with Google LLC (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google").
The function displays videos deposited with YouTube in an iFrame on the website. The option "Extended data protection mode" is activated. As a result, YouTube does not store any information about visitors to the website. Only when you watch a video is information about it transmitted to YouTube and stored there. Your data may be transmitted to the USA. There is no EU Commission adequacy decision for the USA. The data transfer takes place, among other things, on the basis of standard contractual clauses as appropriate guarantees for the protection of personal data, viewable at: https: //policies.google.com/privacy/frameworks.
The use of cookies or comparable technologies takes place on the basis of § 15 para. 3 p. 1 TMG. The processing of your personal data is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO from our overriding legitimate interest in the demand-oriented and targeted design of the website You have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, to the processing of your personal data at any time.
For more information on the collection and use of data by YouTube and Google, your rights in this regard and options for protecting your privacy, please refer to YouTube's privacy policy at https://www.youtube.com/t/privacy.


Use of Vimeo
We use plug-ins on our website from Vimeo Inc. (555 West 18th Street New York, New York 10011, USA; "Vimeo") to integrate videos of the portal "Vimeo".
If you call up pages of our website that are provided with such a plug-in, a connection is established to the servers of Vimeo and the plug-in is displayed on the page by informing your browser. This transmits to the Vimeo servers both your IP address and the information about which of our pages you have visited.
If you are logged in to Vimeo, Vimeo assigns this information to your personal user account. When using the plug-in functions (e.g. by starting a video by pressing the corresponding button), this information is also assigned to your Vimeo account.
Your data may be transmitted to the USA. There is no adequacy decision of the EU Commission for the USA. The data transfer takes place, among other things, on the basis of standard contractual clauses as appropriate guarantees for the protection of personal data, viewable at: https: //ec.europa.eu/info/law/law-topic/data-protection/international-dimension-data-protection/standard-contractual-clauses-scc_de.
The use of cookies or comparable technologies takes place on the basis of § 15 para. 3 p. 1 TMG. The processing of your personal data is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO from our overriding legitimate interest in the needs-based and targeted design of our website and the legitimate interest of Vimeo in market analysis and to improve its services as needed and targeted. You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data on grounds relating to your particular situation at any time.
If you do not want Vimeo to assign the collected information directly to your Vimeo account, you must log out of Vimeo before visiting our website.
For more information on the purpose and scope of the collection as well as on the further use and processing of the data by Vimeo, as well as on your rights in this regard and options for protecting your privacy, please refer to the Vimeo data protection information: https: //vimeo.com/privacy



Data subject rights and storage period

Duration of storage
After the contract has been fully processed, the data will initially be stored for the duration of the warranty period, then taking into account statutory, in particular tax and commercial law retention periods, and then deleted after expiry of the period, unless you have consented to further processing and use.


Rights of the data subject
You are entitled to the following rights according to Art. 15 to 20 DSGVO if the legal requirements are met: right to information, to correction, to deletion, to restriction of processing, to data portability.
In addition, you have the right to object to processing based on Art. 6(1)(f) DSGVO and to processing for the purposes of direct marketing in accordance with Art. 21(1) DSGVO.


Right of complaint to the supervisory authority
Pursuant to Art. 77 DSGVO, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority if you consider that the processing of your personal data is not lawful.


Right of objection
If the personal data processing listed here is based on our legitimate interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO, you have the right to object to this processing with effect for the future at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation.
After the objection has been made, the processing of the data concerned will be terminated unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms, or if the processing serves the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims.


last update: 27.10.2020

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