Privacy Policy

Privacy statement according to the DSGVO

Foreword


Your trust is our commitment to the greatest security. So if you at Piercinginspiration When shopping, you can be sure that all your data is protected from third-party access. We take data protection in our company very seriously and are always available for questions, suggestions and requests. In the following, we will of course also explain all of your rights as a customer on the basis of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We always strive to comply with all legal regulations and are therefore always available for you if there are any questions or ambiguities about data protection and personal data.

I. Name and address of the person responsible

The person responsible within the meaning of the basic data protection regulation and other national data protection laws of the member states as well as other data protection regulations is the:


piercinginspiration UG

Salvatore Vedda
Im Goldacker 51
50126 Bergheim
Germany
Email: support@piercinginspiration.de
Website: www.piercinginspiration.com

II. General information on data processing 

1. Scope of processing of personal data

In principle, we process personal data of our users only insofar as this is necessary for the provision of a functioning website, processing of the order, as well as our content and services. The processing of personal data of our users takes place regularly only with the consent of the user. An exception applies to cases in which prior consent is not possible for reasons of fact and the processing of the data is permitted by law. (Art. 6 DSGVO lawfulness of processing.)

1.1 "Data transfer to shipping service providers"

Insofar as you have given us your express consent during or after your order, we will, pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. a DSGVO forward your e-mail address to the selected shipping service provider so that he can contact you before delivery for the purpose of notification of delivery or acceptance.

The consent can be withdrawn at any time by sending a message to the contact option described below or directly to the shipping service provider at the contact address listed below. After revocation, we will delete your data for this purpose, unless you have expressly consented to a further use of your data or we reserve the right to further data use, which is permitted by law and about which we inform you in this statement.

German postal service, Charles de Gaulle Street 20, 53113 Bonn, Germany 

2. Legal basis for the processing of personal data

Insofar as we obtain the consent of the data subject for processing of personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as legal basis.

In the processing of personal data necessary for the performance of a contract of which the data subject is a party, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO as legal basis. This also applies to processing operations required to carry out pre-contractual actions.

If processing of personal data is required to fulfill a legal obligation that our company is subject to, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c DSGVO as legal basis.

In the event that vital interests of the data subject or any other natural person require the processing of personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. d DSGVO as legal basis.

If processing is necessary to safeguard the legitimate interests of our company or a third party, and if the interests, fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject do not outweigh the former interest, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO as legal basis for processing.

3. Data erasure and storage duration

The personal data of the data subject will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of storage no longer applies. Storage can also take place if this has been provided for by the European or national legislator (German law) in ordinances, laws or other provisions to which the person responsible is subject. The data will also be blocked or deleted if a storage period prescribed by the standards mentioned expires, unless there is a need for further storage of the data in order to conclude or fulfill a contract.

III. Provision of the website and creation of log files

1. Description and scope of the Data processing 

Each time our website is accessed, our system automatically collects data and information from the computer system of the calling computer.

The following data is collected here:

  1. Information about the browser type and version used
  2. The operating system of the user
  3. The Internet service provider of the user
  4. The IP address of the user
  5. Date and time of access
  6. Websites from which the system of the user comes to our website
  7. Websites that are accessed by the user's system through our website

The data is also stored in the log files of our system. A storage of this data together with other personal data of the user does not take place.

2. Legal basis for data processing

The legal basis for the temporary storage of data and log files is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

3. Purpose of data processing 

The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to allow delivery of the website to the computer of the user. To do this, the user's IP address must be kept for the duration of the session.

Storage in log files is done to ensure the functionality of the website. In addition, the data is used to optimize the website and to ensure the security of our information technology systems. An evaluation of the data for marketing purposes does not take place in this context.

For these purposes our legitimate interest in the processing of data according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

4. Duration of storage

The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary for the purpose of its collection. In the case of collecting the data for providing the website, this is the case when the respective session is completed.

In the case of storing the data in log files, this is the case after no more than seven days. An additional storage is possible. In this case, the IP addresses of the users are deleted or alienated, so that an assignment of the calling client is no longer possible.

5. Repeat and disposal options

The collection of data for the provision of the website and the storage of the data in log files is essential for the operation of the website. There is consequently no contradiction on the part of the user.

IV. Order processing, payment 

1. Description and scope of data processing

Every time you place an order via our website, our system collects data and information from the computer system of the calling computer.

The following data is collected here:

  1. Information about the browser type and version used
  2. The operating system of the user
  3. The Internet service provider of the user
  4. The IP address of the user
  5. Date and time of access
  6. Websites from which the system of the user comes to our website
  7. Websites that are accessed by the user's system through our website

The data is also stored in the log files of our system. A storage of this data together with other personal data of the user does not take place.

The following data will also be recorded in the course of order processing. The input is made by the customer himself in an input mask:

  1. First and Last Name
  2. Address (street, house number, postal code, city, country)
  3. Article list in the shopping cart (products) were selected for purchase
  4. Possibly. Bank data (encrypted), credit card data (encrypted)
  5. E-mail address - Only for the purpose of general order processing / contact by piercing inspiration, or contact by its contractors from the fields of logistics (postal and courier companies), federal offices / authorities (eg customs decrees) and other organizations / companies directly with the fulfillment of the Order (order) are entrusted. If a transfer is necessary, this is exclusively earmarked and serves only to fulfill the order (order). At no time will the email address for advertising, marketing, market research, etc. be shared. Information, deletion, correction is possible at any time!

V. Use of cookies

a) Description and scope of data processing

Our website uses cookies. Cookies are text files that are stored in the Internet browser or the Internet browser on the user's computer system. When a user visits a website, a cookie may be stored on the user's operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic string that allows the browser to be uniquely identified when the website is reopened.

We use cookies to make our website more user-friendly. Some elements of our website require that the calling browser be identified even after a page break.

The following data is stored and transmitted in the cookies:

  1. language settings
  2. Article in a shopping cart
  3. Log-in information

In addition, we use cookies on our website that allow an analysis of users' browsing behavior.

In this way, the following data can be transmitted:

  1. Entered search terms
  2. Frequency of page views
  3. Use of website features

When accessing our website, the user is informed about the use of cookies for analysis purposes and his consent to the processing of the personal data used in this context is obtained. In this context, there is also a reference to this privacy policy.

b) Legal basis for data processing

The legal basis for the processing of personal data using technically necessary cookies is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

The legal basis for the processing of personal data using cookies for analysis purposes is in the presence of a respective consent of the user Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR.

c) Purpose of the data processing

The purpose of using technically necessary cookies is to facilitate the use of websites for users. Some features of our website can not be offered without the use of cookies. For these, it is necessary that the browser is recognized even after a page break.

We require cookies for the following applications:

  1. Cart
  2. Transfer of language settings
  3. Remember keywords

The user data collected through technically necessary cookies will not be used to create user profiles.

The use of the analysis cookies is for the purpose of improving the quality of our website and its contents. Through the analysis cookies, we learn how the website is used and so we can constantly optimize our offer.

In these purposes, our legitimate interest lies in the processing of personal data according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

d) Duration of storage, objection and disposal options

Cookies are stored on the computer of the user and transmitted by this on our side. Therefore, as a user, you have full control over the use of cookies. By changing the settings in your internet browser, you can disable or restrict the transmission of cookies. Already saved cookies can be deleted at any time. This can also be done automatically. If cookies are disabled for our website, it may not be possible to use all the functions of the website to the full.

VI. Newsletter

1. E-mail advertising without registration for the newsletter and your right to object

If we receive your e-mail address in connection with the sale of a good or service and you have not contradicted, we reserve the right, on the basis of § 7 para. 3 UWG regular offers for similar products, such as the already purchased to be sent by e-mail from our assortment. This serves to safeguard our legitimate interests, which predominate in the context of a weighing up of interests, in a promotional approach by our customers. You may object to the use of your e-mail address at any time by sending a message to the contact option described below or through a dedicated link in the e-mail message, without incurring any costs other than the base rate transmission costs.

1.1 Description and scope of data processing

On our website you can subscribe to a free newsletter. The data from the input mask will be sent to us when registering for the newsletter (e-mail address).

 In addition, the following data is collected upon registration:

  1. IP address of the calling computer
  2. Date and time of registration

For the processing of the data, your consent is obtained during the registration process.

2. Legal basis for data processing 

Legal basis for the processing of the data after registration for the newsletter by the user is in the presence of the consent of the user Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR.

3. Purpose of data processing 

The collection of the user's e-mail address serves to deliver the newsletter.

The collection of other personal data in the context of the registration process serves to prevent misuse of the services or the email address used.

4. Duration of storage

The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary for the purpose of its collection. The e-mail address of the user is therefore stored as long as the subscription to the newsletter is active.

The other personal data collected during the registration process will normally be deleted after a period of seven days.

5. Opposition and removal options

Subscription to the newsletter may be terminated at any time by the user concerned. For this purpose, there is a corresponding link in each newsletter.

VII. Registration and customer account

1. Description and scope of data processing

On our website, we offer users the opportunity to register by providing personal information. The data is entered into an input mask and transmitted to us and stored. A transfer of data to third parties does not take place. The following data is collected during the registration process:

Email address

At the time of registration, the following data is also stored:

  1. The IP address of the user
  2. Date and time of registration

As part of the registration process, the consent of the user to process this data is obtained.

In addition, a customer account created after the registration may contain further data, which are either entered by the user himself or arise through his activity on the website.

  1. First and Last Name
  2. Address (street, house number, postal code, city, country)
  3. Product list in shopping cart and on notepad (Products)
  4. Made orders
  5. back to list 
  6. Acquired coupons
  7. Status of the newsletter subscription incl. Login and logout function

2. Legal basis for data processing

Legal basis for the processing of the data is in the presence of the consent of the user Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR.

If the registration serves the fulfillment of a contract of which the user is a party or the implementation of pre-contractual measures, then additional legal basis for the processing of the data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO.

3. Purpose of data processing 

A registration of the user is required to fulfill a contract with the user or to carry out pre-contractual measures (order). Similarly, the stored data in the customer account for the fulfillment of a contract, as well as the comfortable and proper use of the website are required.

4. Duration of storage

The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary for the purpose of its collection.

This is the case during the registration process for the execution of a contract or for the performance of pre-contractual measures, when the data is no longer necessary for the execution of the contract. Even after the conclusion of the contract, there may be a need to store personal data of the contracting party in order to comply with contractual or legal obligations.

Upon request, parts, or all data / functions / connections, etc. can be deleted from the customer account at any time. There is always the right to information, deletion, blocking.

5. Opposition and removal options

As a user, you have the option of canceling the registration at any time. You can change the data stored about you at any time.

Please contact the contact person data protection from point A. Section II of this privacy policy.

If the data are necessary for the fulfillment of a contract or for the execution of pre-contractual measures, a premature deletion of the data is only possible, as far as contractual or legal obligations do not preclude a deletion.

VIII. Contact form and e-mail contact

1. Description and scope of data processing

On our website is a contact form which can be used for electronic contact.

If a user makes use of this option via the contact form, the data entered in the input mask will be transmitted to us and saved. These data are:

  1. The IP address of the user
  2. Date and Time
  3. Name
  4. Email address
  5. message

For the processing of the data, consent is obtained in the context of the sending process and reference is made to this privacy policy.

Alternatively, contact via the provided e-mail address is possible. In this case, the user's personal data transmitted by e-mail will be stored.

In this context, there is no disclosure of the data to third parties. The data is used exclusively for processing the conversation.

2. Legal basis of data processing 

Legal basis for the processing of the data is in the presence of the consent of the user Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR.

The legal basis for the processing of the data transmitted in the course of sending an e-mail is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. If the e-mail contact aims to conclude a contract, then additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO.

3. Purpose of data processing 

The processing of the personal data from the input mask serves us only to process the contact. In the case of contact via e-mail, this also includes the required legitimate interest in the processing of the data.

The other personal data processed during the sending process serve to prevent misuse of the contact form and to ensure the security of our information technology systems.

4. Duration of storage

The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary for the purpose of its collection. For the personal data from the input form of the contact form and those sent by e-mail, this is the case when the respective conversation with the user has ended. The conversation is ended when it can be inferred from the circumstances that the relevant facts have been finally clarified.

The additional personal data collected during the sending process will be deleted at the latest after a period of seven days.

5. Opposition and elimination possibilities 

The user has the possibility at any time to revoke his consent to the processing of the personal data. If the user contacts us by e-mail, he may object to the storage of his personal data at any time. In such a case, the conversation can not continue.

Please contact the contact person data protection from point A. II of this privacy policy.

All personal data stored in the course of contacting will be deleted in this case.

IX. SSL encryption

Our website uses SSL encryption when it comes to the transmission of confidential or personal content of our users. This encryption is activated, for example, in the processing of payment transactions as well as requests that you make to us through our website. Please make sure that the SSL encryption is activated by appropriate activities on your side. The use of encryption is easy to recognize: The display in your browser line changes from "http: //" to "https: //". SSL encrypted data is not readable by third parties. Submit your confidential information only with activated SSL encryption and contact us in case of doubt.

X. Use of Google Analytics

We use the web analytics service Google Analytics from Google Inc. on our website. This uses cookies. These are text files that, by storing on your PC, allow an analysis of your user behavior regarding our website. The cookies generate information that is transmitted to a Google server. These servers are typically located in the US, but they are in agreement to use the European Economic Area and cut your IP address before it is sent to the United States. Only in exceptional cases will the IP address be shortened after transmission to the USA. Google evaluates the information provided and provides in this context, other services for us website operators. The determined IP address is not merged with other Google services. By changing your browser settings, you can prevent the storage of cookies on your computer. However, this may be associated with display and functional restrictions when using our website. A browser plugin also prevents the collection and use of the data generated by the cookies. You can download it from the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en Learn more about the privacy policies of Google and Google Analytics: http://www.google.com/analytics/ terms.html or https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/.

XI. Right of the persons concerned

If personal data is processed by you, you are the person concerned within the meaning of the DSGVO and you have the following rights towards the responsible person:

1. right

You may ask the person in charge to confirm if personal data concerning you is processed by us.

If such processing is available, you can request information from the person responsible about the following information:

  1. the purposes for which the personal data are processed;
  2. the categories of personal data that are processed;
  3. the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data relating to you have been disclosed or are still being disclosed;
  4. the planned duration of the storage of your personal data or, if specific information is not available, criteria for determining the duration of storage;
  5. the existence of a right to rectification or erasure of personal data concerning you, a right to restriction of processing by the controller or a right to object to such processing;
  6. the existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority;
  7. all available information on the source of the data if the personal data are not collected from the data subject;
  8. the existence of automated decision-making including profiling according to Art. 22 para. 1 and 4 DSGVO and - at least in these cases - meaningful information about the logic involved and the scope and intended impact of such processing on the data subject.

You have the right to request information about whether your personal information relates to a third country or an international organization. In this connection, you can request the appropriate guarantees in accordance with. Art. 46 DSGVO to be informed in connection with the transmission.

2. Right to rectification

You have a right to rectification and / or completion to the controller, provided the personal data you process is incorrect or incomplete. The responsible person must make the correction without delay.

3. Right to restriction of processing

You may request the restriction of the processing of your personal data under the following conditions:

  1. if you contest the accuracy of your personal information for a period of time that enables the controller to verify the accuracy of your personal information;
  2. the processing is unlawful and you refuse to delete the personal data and instead request the restriction of the use of the personal data;
  3. the controller no longer requires personal data for the purposes of processing, but you need them for the purposes of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims, or
  4. if you have filed an objection against the processing according to Art. 21 para. 1 DSGVO and it is not yet certain whether the legitimate reasons of the person responsible prevail over your reasons.

If the processing of personal data concerning you has been restricted, this data may only be used with your consent or for the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims or protecting the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest Union or a Member State.

If the restriction on processing has been restricted in accordance with the above conditions, the person responsible will inform you before the restriction is lifted.

4. Right to delete

a) Obligation to delete

You may require the controller to delete your personal information without delay, and the controller is required to delete that information immediately if one of the following is true:

  1. Your personal data are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.
  2. You revoke your consent to the processing gem. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a or Art. 9 para. 2 lit. DSGVO and there is no other legal basis for processing.
  3. You gem gem. Art. 21 para. 1 DSGVO objection to the processing and there are no prior justifiable reasons for the processing, or you lay gem. Art. 21 para. 2 DSGVO objection to the processing.
  4. Your personal data has been processed unlawfully.
  5. The deletion of personal data concerning you is required to fulfill a legal obligation under Union law or the law of the Member States to which the controller is subject.
  6. The personal data relating to you were collected in relation to information society services offered pursuant to Art. 8 para. 1 DSGVO.

b) information to third parties

If the person in charge has made the personal data concerning you public and is acc. Art. 17 para. 1 DSGVO, it shall take appropriate measures, including technical means, to inform data controllers who process the personal data that you have been identified as being affected by the technology and the implementation costs Persons requesting deletion of all links to such personal data or of copies or replications of such personal data.

c) Exceptions

The right to erasure does not exist if the processing is necessary

  1. to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information;
  2. to fulfill a legal obligation required by the law of the Union or of the Member States to which the controller is subject, or to carry out a task of public interest or in the exercise of official authority conferred on the controller;
  3. for reasons of public interest in the field of public health in accordance with Art. 9 para. 2 lit. h and i and Art. 9 para. 3 DSGVO;
  4. for archival purposes of public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes acc. Art. 89 para. 1 DSGVO, insofar as the law referred to in section a) is likely to render impossible or seriously prejudice the achievement of the objectives of this processing, or
  5. to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

5. Right to information

If you have the right of rectification, erasure or restriction of processing to the controller, he / she is obliged to notify all recipients to whom your personal data have been disclosed of this correction or deletion of the data or restriction of processing, unless: this proves to be impossible or involves a disproportionate effort.

You have a right to the person responsible to be informed about these recipients.

6. Right to data portability

You have the right to receive personally identifiable information you provide to the controller in a structured, common and machine-readable format. In addition, you have the right to transfer this data to another person without hindrance by the person responsible for providing the personal data, provided that

(1) the processing on a consent acc. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO or Art. 9 para. 2 lit. a DSGVO or on a contract acc. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO is based and

(2) processing is done using automated methods.

In exercising this right, you also have the right to obtain that your personal data relating to you are transmitted directly from one person to another, insofar as this is technically feasible. Freedoms and rights of other persons may not be affected.

The right to data portability does not apply to the processing of personal data necessary for the performance of a task in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority delegated to the controller.

7. right to

You have the right at any time, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, against the processing of your personal data, which pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. e or f DSGVO takes an objection; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions.

The controller will no longer process the personal data concerning you unless he can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing is intended to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

If the personal data relating to you are processed for direct marketing purposes, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data for the purpose of such advertising; this also applies to profiling insofar as it is associated with such direct mail.

If you object to processing for direct marketing purposes, your personal data will no longer be processed for these purposes.

You have the option, in the context of the use of information society services - regardless of the 2002 / 58 / EC directive - of exercising your right of opposition through automated procedures using technical specifications.

8. Right to object to the data protection consent 

You have the right to revoke your data protection consent declaration at any time. The revocation of consent does not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation.

9. Automated decision on an individual basis including profiling 

You have the right not to be subjected to a decision based solely on automated processing - including profiling - that will have legal effect or similarly affect you in a similar manner. This does not apply if the decision

(1) is required for the conclusion or performance of a contract between you and the controller,

(2) is authorized by Union or Member State legislation to which the controller is subject and where such legislation contains reasonable safeguards to safeguard your rights and freedoms and your legitimate interests, or

(3) with your express consent.

However, these decisions may not be based on special categories of personal data under Art. 9 para. 1 DSGVO, unless Art. 9 para. 2 lit. a or g DSGVO applies and reasonable measures have been taken to protect the rights and freedoms as well as your legitimate interests.

With respect to the cases referred to in (1) and (3), the controller shall take reasonable steps to uphold the rights and freedoms and your legitimate interests, including at least the right to obtain the intervention of a person by the controller, to express his / her own position and heard on challenge of the decision.

10. Right to complain to the supervisory authority

Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you shall have the right to complain to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of its residence, place of work or place of alleged infringement, if you believe that the processing of the personal data concerning you is against the DSGVO violates.

The supervisory authority to which the complaint has been submitted shall inform the complainant of the status and results of the complaint, including the possibility of a judicial remedy under Article 78 DSGVO.

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