Data Protection

1) Introduction

1.1  We are pleased that you are visiting our website and thank you for your interest. In the following we inform you about the handling of your personal data when using our website. Personal data is all data with which you can be personally identified.

1.2  The person responsible for data processing on this website within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is Aysha Marikar for Statemode with contact details: Steinheimplatz 9, 22767 Hamburg, Germany, email: info@statemode.com. The person responsible for the processing of personal data is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others decides on the purposes and means of the processing of personal data.

1.3  For security reasons and to protect the transmission of personal data and other confidential content (eg orders or inquiries to the person responsible), this website uses an SSL or TLS encryption. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the character string “https://” and the lock symbol in your browser line.

2) Data collection when visiting our website

If you only use our website for informational purposes, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, we only collect data that your browser transmits to our server (so-called “server log files”). When you visit our website, we collect the following data that is technically necessary for us to display the website to you:

  • Our visited website
  • Date and time at the time of access
  • Amount of data sent in bytes
  • Source/reference from which you came to the page
  • Browser used
  • Operating system used
  • IP address used (if necessary: ​​in anonymous form)

The processing takes place in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website. The data will not be passed on or used in any other way. However, we reserve the right to subsequently check the server log files if there are concrete indications of illegal use.

3) cookies

In order to make visiting our website attractive and to enable the use of certain functions, we use cookies, i.e. small text files that are stored on your end device. Some of these cookies are automatically deleted after closing the browser (so-called “session cookies”), some of these cookies remain on your end device for a longer period of time and enable page settings to be saved (so-called “persistent cookies”). In the latter case, you can find the storage period in the overview of the cookie settings in your web browser.

If personal data is also processed by individual cookies used by us, the processing takes place in accordance with Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR either for the execution of the contract, in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR in the event that consent has been given or in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR to protect our legitimate interests in the best possible functionality of the website and a customer-friendly and effective design of the site visit.

You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and can decide individually whether to accept them or exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general.

Please note that if cookies are not accepted, the functionality of our website may be restricted.

4) Contact

When contacting us (e.g. via contact form or email), personal data is processed – exclusively for the purpose of processing and answering your request and only to the extent required for this. The legal basis for the processing of this data is our legitimate interest in answering your request in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. If your contact is aimed at a contract, the additional legal basis for processing is Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR. Your data will be deleted if it can be inferred from the circumstances that the facts in question have been finally clarified and provided that there are no legal storage obligations to the contrary.

5) Use of Customer Data for Direct Marketing

5.1  Subscribing to our email newsletter

If you register for our e-mail newsletter, we will regularly send you information about our offers. The only mandatory information for sending the newsletter is your e-mail address.  

By activating the confirmation link, you give us your consent to the use of your personal data in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR. We store your IP address entered by the Internet Service Provider (ISP) as well as the date and time of registration in order to be able to trace possible misuse of your e-mail address at a later point in time. The data we collect when registering for the newsletter is used strictly for the intended purpose. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time via the link provided for this purpose in the newsletter or by sending a message to the person responsible mentioned above. After you have unsubscribed, your e-mail address will be deleted immediately from our newsletter distribution list.

5.2  If you cancel your purchase from us before completing the order, you have the option of being reminded of the contents of your virtual shopping cart once by e-mail.
The only mandatory information for sending this reminder is your e-mail address. Providing further data is voluntary and may be used to address you personally. We use the so-called double opt-in procedure for sending e-mails, which ensures that you only receive a notification if you have expressly confirmed your consent to this by clicking on a verification link sent to the e-mail address provided.

By activating the confirmation link, you give us your consent to the use of your personal data in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR to send a shopping cart reminder. We store your IP address entered by the Internet Service Provider (ISP) as well as the date and time of registration in order to be able to trace possible misuse of your e-mail address at a later point in time. The data we collect when you register for our e-mail notification service is used strictly for the intended purpose. You can unsubscribe from the shopping cart reminders at any time by sending a message to the person named above. After you have unsubscribed, your e-mail address will be deleted immediately from our mailing list set up for this purpose.

6) Data processing for order processing

6.1  Insofar as it is necessary for the execution of the contract for delivery and payment purposes, the personal data collected by us will be passed on to the commissioned transport company and the commissioned bank in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. b GDPR.

If we owe you updates for goods with digital elements or for digital products on the basis of a corresponding contract, we process the contact data you provide when ordering (name, address, e-mail address) in order to inform you within the framework of our legal information obligations in accordance with Art. 6 Para 1 lit. c GDPR via a suitable communication channel (e.g. by post or e-mail) about upcoming updates in the period stipulated by law. Your contact details will be used strictly earmarked for notifications about updates owed by us and will only be processed by us for this purpose to the extent that this is necessary for the information in question.

In order to process your order, we also work together with the following service provider(s), who support us in whole or in part in the implementation of concluded contracts. Certain personal data is transmitted to these service providers in accordance with the following information.

6.2  Disclosure of personal data to shipping service providers

– GLS
If the goods are delivered by GLS, we will provide your e-mail address in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR before the goods are delivered toGLS for the purpose of coordinating a delivery date or delivery notification, provided that you have given your express consent to this during the ordering process. Otherwise, we will only pass on the name of the recipient and the delivery address to GLS for the purpose of delivery in accordance with Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR. The data will only be passed on if this is necessary for the delivery of the goods. In this case, it is not possible to coordinate the delivery date with Deutsche Post in advance or to issue a delivery notification.
The consent can be revoked at any time with effect for the future to the above-mentioned person responsible or to GLS.
-DHL
If the goods are delivered by the transport service provider DHL (DHL Paket GmbH, Sträßchensweg 10, 53113 Bonn), we will provide your e-mail address in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR before the goods are delivered for the purpose of coordination of a delivery date or delivery notification to DHL, provided that you have given your express consent to this during the ordering process. Otherwise, we will only pass on the name of the recipient and the delivery address to DHL for the purpose of delivery in accordance with Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR. The data will only be passed on if this is necessary for the delivery of the goods. In this case, prior coordination of the delivery date with DHL or the delivery notification is not possible.
The consent can be revoked at any time with effect for the future to the person responsible mentioned above or to the transport service provider DHL.

7) Online Marketing

Facebook pixel for the creation of custom audiences (with cookie consent tool)
Within our online offer, the so-called “Facebook pixel” of the social network Facebook is used, which is operated by Meta Platforms Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Quare, Dublin 2, Ireland ( “Facebook”).
If a user clicks on an advertisement placed by us, which is played on Facebook, the URL of our linked page is added by Facebook Pixel. If our page allows the sharing of data with Facebook via Pixel, this is done This URL parameter is written into the user’s browser via cookie, which our linked page sets itself.This cookie is then read by Facebook Pixel and enables the data to be forwarded to Facebook.
With the help of the Facebook pixel, Facebook is on the one hand able to determine the visitors of our online offer as a target group for the display of advertisements (so-called “Facebook Ads”). Accordingly, we use the Facebook pixel to only display the Facebook ads we have placed to those Facebook users who have also shown an interest in our online offering or who have certain characteristics (e.g. interests in certain topics or products, which are based on the visited website). websites are determined), which we transmit to Facebook (so-called “Custom Audiences”). With the help of the Facebook pixel, we also want to ensure that our Facebook ads correspond to the potential interests of users and are not annoying.
The data collected is anonymous to us, so we cannot draw any conclusions about the identity of the user. However, the data is stored and processed by Facebook so that a connection to the respective user profile is possible and Facebook can use the data for its own advertising purposes in accordance with the Facebook data usage guidelines ( https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/ ). The data can enable Facebook and its partners to place advertisements on and outside of Facebook.
The data processing associated with the use of the Facebook pixel will only take place if you have given your express consent in accordance with Article 6(1)(a) GDPR. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future by deactivating this service in the “Cookie Consent Tool” provided on the website.

8) Web Analytics Services

Google Analytics
This website uses Google (Universal) Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland (“Google”). Google (Universal) Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, which are text files that are stored on your end device and that enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including the abbreviated IP address) is usually transmitted to a Google server and stored there. It can also be transmitted to the servers of Google LLC. come in the US.
This website uses Google Analytics exclusively with the “_anonymizeIp()” extension, which ensures anonymization of the IP address by shortening it and excludes direct personal reference. As a result of the extension, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google LLC server in the USA and shortened there. On our behalf, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide us with other services related to website activity and internet usage.
Using a special function, the so-called “demographic characteristics”, Google Analytics also enables the creation of statistics with statements about the age, gender and interests of site visitors on the basis of an evaluation of interest-based advertising and using third-party information. This allows the definition and differentiation of user groups of the website for the purpose of target group-optimized alignment of marketing measures. However, data records collected via the “demographic characteristics” cannot be assigned to a specific person.
Details on the processing initiated by Google Analytics and how Google handles data from websites can be found here: https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites
All of the processing described above, in particular the setting of Google Analytics cookies for reading information on the end device used, will only be carried out if you have given us your express consent in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR. Without this consent, Google Analytics will not be used during your visit to the site.
You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. To exercise your revocation, please deactivate this service in the “Cookie Consent Tool” provided on the website.
The “Google Signals” service can also be used on this website as an extension of Google Analytics. With Google Signals, cross-device reports can be created by Google (so-called “cross device tracking”). If you have activated “personalized ads” in your settings in your Google account and you have linked your Internet-enabled devices to your Google account, Google can use Google Analytics in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR (see above) analyze across devices and create database models based on this. The registrations and device types of all site visitors who were logged into a Google account and carried out a conversion are taken into account. The data shows, among other things, on which device you clicked on an ad for the first time and on which device the associated conversion took place. If Google Signals is used, we do not receive any personal data from Google, only statistics based on Google Signals. You have the option of deactivating the “Personalized ads” function in the settings of your Google account and thus switching off the cross-device analysis. To do this, follow the instructions on this page: deactivate the “Personalized ads” function in the settings of your Google account and thus switch off the cross-device analysis. To do this, follow the instructions on this page: deactivate the “Personalized ads” function in the settings of your Google account and thus switch off the cross-device analysis. To do this, follow the instructions on this page:https://support.google.com/ads/answer/2662922?hl=de
Further information can be found here: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/7532985?hl=de
As an extension of Google Analytics, the “UserIDs” function can also be used on this website. By assigning individual user IDs, we can have cross-device reports (reports) created by Google (so-called “cross device tracking”). This means that your usage behavior can also be analyzed across devices if you have set up a personal account by registering on this website and with your relevant registration data are registered in your personal account on different end devices. The data collected in this way shows, among other things,
We have concluded an order processing contract with Google for the use of Google Analytics, which obliges Google to protect the data of our site visitors and not to pass it on to third parties.
For the transmission of data from the EU to the USA, Google relies on the so-called standard data protection clauses of the European Commission, which are intended to ensure compliance with the European data protection level in the USA.
Further information on Google (Universal) Analytics can be found here: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de&gl=de

9) Retargeting/ remarketing/ referral advertising

Pinterest tag conversion tracking
This website uses the “Pinterest Tag” conversion tracking technology from Pinterest Europe Ltd., Palmerston House, 2nd Floor, Fenian Street, Dublin 2, Ireland (“Pinterest”).
If you have reached our website from a pin on Pinterest, we will set a cookie on your computer that interacts with a “tag” in the form of a JavaScript code from Pinterest that has also been implemented. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your end device. These cookies lose their validity after 180 days and are not used for personal identification.
If the user is redirected from a pin on Pinterest to pages of this website and the cookie has not yet expired, the tag records certain user actions predefined by us and can track them (e.g. completed transactions, leads, search queries on the website, product page views). When such an action is carried out, your browser uses the Pinterest tag to send an HTTP request from the cookie to the Pinterest server, with which specific information about the action (including type of action, time, browser type of the end device) is transmitted.
Through this transmission, Pinterest can create statistics about the usage behavior on our website after forwarding from a Pinterest pin, which we use to optimize our offer.
However, we do not receive any information with which users can be personally identified.
All of the processing described above, in particular the setting of cookies for reading information on the end device used, will only be carried out if you have given us your express consent in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future by deactivating this service in the “Cookie Consent Tool” provided on the website.

10) Rights of the data subject

10.1  The applicable data protection law grants you the following data subject rights (rights to information and intervention rights) vis-à-vis the person responsible with regard to the processing of your personal data, whereby reference is made to the legal basis given for the respective exercise requirements:

  • Right to information according to Art. 15 GDPR;
  • Right to rectification according to Art. 16 GDPR;
  • Right to erasure according to Art. 17 GDPR;
  • Right to restriction of processing in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR;
  • Right to information according to Art. 19 GDPR;
  • Right to data portability according to Art. 20 GDPR;
  • Right to revoke granted consent in accordance with Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR;
  • Right to complain according to Art. 77 GDPR.

10.2  RIGHT TO OBJECT

IF WE PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA ON THE BASIS OF A BALANCING OF INTERESTS IN OUR PREVIOUS LEGITIMATE INTERESTS, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT AT ANY TIME TO OBJECT TO THIS PROCESSING FOR REASONS ARISING FROM YOUR PARTICULAR SITUATION WITH EFFECT FOR THE FUTURE.
IF YOU EXERCISE YOUR RIGHT TO OBJECT, WE WILL STOP THE PROCESSING OF THE DATA INVOLVED. HOWEVER, FURTHER PROCESSING REMAINS RESERVED IF WE CAN PROVE COMPREHENSIVE REASONS FOR PROCESSING THAT OVERRIDE YOUR INTERESTS, FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS AND FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS, OR IF THE PROCESSING IS FOR THE CERTIFICATION, EXERCISE OR DEFENSE OF LEGAL CLAIMS.

IF YOUR PERSONAL DATA IS PROCESSED BY US FOR DIRECT ADVERTISING PURPOSES, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT AT ANY TIME TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA FOR THE PURPOSES OF SUCH ADVERTISING. YOU MAY OBJECT AS DESCRIBED ABOVE.

IF YOU EXERCISE YOUR RIGHT TO OBJECT, WE WILL STOP THE PROCESSING OF THE DATA INVOLVED FOR DIRECT MARKETING PURPOSES.

11) Duration of storage of personal data

The duration of the storage of personal data is based on the respective legal basis, the processing purpose and – if relevant – also based on the respective statutory retention period (e.g. commercial and tax retention periods).

When processing personal data on the basis of an express consent in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. a GDPR, the data concerned will be stored until you revoke your consent.

If there are statutory retention periods for data that are processed within the framework of legal or similar obligations on the basis of Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR, this data will be routinely deleted after the retention period has expired, provided that it is no longer required to fulfill or initiate a contract and/or we have no legitimate interest in further storage.

When processing personal data on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR, this data will be stored until you exercise your right of objection in accordance with Article 21 Paragraph 1 GDPR, unless we can provide compelling reasons worthy of protection prove the processing that outweighs your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

When processing personal data for the purpose of direct advertising on the basis of Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR, this data will be stored until you exercise your right of objection under Article 21 (2) GDPR.

Unless otherwise stated in the other information in this declaration on specific processing situations, stored personal data will be deleted when they are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.

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