Privacy policy statement

PRIVACY policy statement

According to § 13 part 1 of the German Telemediengesetz (TMG), the provider of a teleservice must inform his users about the type, scope and purpose of the personal data collection and use at the beginning of the usage process, in a generally understandable form. The content of the information must be available to the user at any time. Every company is obliged to inform the user about the personal data it collects or uses. The Term personal data is defined in the German Bundesdatenschutzgesetz and in the UE-GDPR. Thereafter, these are individual pieces of information about personal or material circumstances of a specific or identifiable natural person. This includes for example your name, address, telephone number or date of birth.

ZEITRAUM GmbH (hereinafter ZEITRAUM) takes your personal data protection very seriously. The following explanation gives you an overview of how we guarantee this protection and which data is collected for which purpose.

ZEITRAUM reserves the right to modify these security and privacy practices to the extent required by technical developments. In this case, we will adjust our privacy policy accordingly. Therefore, please always consider our current privacy policy.

Responsible entity for data processing according to GDPR
Responsible, according to the General Data Protection Regulation and other data protection laws and other provisions of data protection law in the member states of the European Union, is:

ZEITRAUM GmbH
Äußere Münchner Straße 2
D–82515 Wolfratshausen
Telefon: +49 8171 418130
Telefax: +49 8171 418141
E-Mail: datenschutz@zeitraum-moebel.de

Access Data
Unless otherwise stated in the following sections, no personal data is collected, processed or used when accessing our websites. However, through the use of analysis and tracking tools, ZEITRAUM knows certain technical information based on the data transmitted by your browser (for example browser type/version, operating system used, accessed website pages including duration of access and previously accessed website). We only evaluate this information for statistical purposes. The website operator, respectively website provider, automatically collects and stores the information that your browser transmits in their server log files. This is

– Visited website
– Browser type / version used operating system
– Referrer URL (the previously visited page)
– transferred amount of data
– Host name of the accessing computer (IP address)
– Time and date of the server request

This data cannot be assigned to specific persons. They only serve statistical evaluations and website improve purposes. A merge of this data with other data sources is not performed and the data will be deleted after the statistical evaluation.

Data processing on this website
ZEITRAUM acts as a data processor and is responsible for the data protection, according to the law. ZEITRAUM uses personal data to conduct orders and deliveries, process payments, inform you about its products and offers, to improve its products, communication and internal processes, and to prevent the misuse of its website. Personal information refers to all information that is used to identify you as a person and which can be traced back to you – such as your name, e-mail address and telephone number. We only store data that is relevant and necessary for the purposes described above, in particular: name, address, delivery address, telephone and electronic contact options. We delete your data when it no longer serves its purpose.

ZEITRAUM does not disclose your personal data to third parties unless this is necessary for conducting business transactions. The transmitted data has been reduced to a required minimum. If data is disclosed to third parties in such cases, they must guarantee to ZEITRAUM to respect the data confidentiality in accordance with German data protection law in order to prevent data misuse. Your data will never be disclosed by ZEITRAUM to commercial address dealers. There is no trade involving your personal data.

Legal basis for processing of personal data
In regard to obtaining the data subject’s consent for processing its personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) serves as legal basis for the processing of personal data.

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

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

In the event that vital interests of the data subject or another natural person require the processing of personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. d GDPR serves 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 prevails over the aforementioned interests, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR serves as legal basis for processing.

Security of your personal information
ZEITRAUM protects your personal data from unauthorized access, publication or use. ZEITRAUM will ensure that the personal information you store on the server is in a controlled, secure environment that prevents unfair access and disclosure. Please note that personal information you publish in publicly accessible areas, such as guestbooks, etc., can be misused by other users.

Please also note that data transmission over the Internet (for example, when communicating via e-mail) may encounter security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible. If you want to send us an e-mail with protected content, we recommend that you send it only in writing, by post.

Cookies
Our website uses cookies in several places. These cookies help us to provide our services/products in a more effective, safe and user-friendly manner. Cookies are small text files that are saved in your browser and stored on your computer (locally on your hard disk). Cookies do not contain viruses and do not harm your computer. The legal basis for processing of personal data using technically necessary cookies is Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. The legal basis for processing of personal data using cookies for analysis purposes is the consent of the user according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR.

Browser plugin
You can prevent the storage of cookies by changing the configuration of your browser; however, please note that if you do this, certain features of this website might no longer be available. In addition, you may prevent Google use the cookies to collect data related to your activity while viewing the website (including your IP address), by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Newsletter
If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we will need a valid e-mail address and information (names, address data) that will allow us to verify if you are the right owner of the e-mail address provided when agreeing to receive our newsletter. Further data is not collected. You may revoke the consent for storage of your data and for use of your e-mail address when sending the newsletter at any time.

Right to be informed, to correction and to deletion
If you submit your personal data to Z, you have the right to request at any time, free of charge, any information about its storage and its use. You can update, change or delete the data. You only need to write a letter or send us an e-mail, in which you must be able to prove your identity.

Consent
If we, by law, require your consent for the use of your data for a specific purpose, we will always ask for your explicit consent and record this consent in accordance to data protection laws.

You may revoke your consent at any time with future effect and / or object to future uses of your data for advertising, market and opinion research purposes.

Please understand that for technical reasons, the implementation of your objection / revocation may take some time and you may still receive messages from us during this time. For objecting or for the revocation of consent, a simple message to us is sufficient; you may use the aforementioned contact information without incurring any costs other than the baseline rate.

Right of appeal
Besides further remedies of public law or by court process, you have a right to appeal to a data supervising data protection authority. The responsible data protection authority for our company is: Landesbeauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit Bayern, Wagmüllerstraße 18, 80538 Munich.

Use of Google Analytics
ZEITRAUM uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”).

Google Analytics uses “cookies”, – small text files that are stored on the user’s computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about the use of this website (including the IP address of the user) is sent to a Google server in the US (third country, thus relevant for data protection) and stored there.

Google will use this information for evaluating the use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services related to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties, if required by law, or as far as third parties process this data on behalf of Google.

Google Analytics Add-on – ZEITRAUM has adjusted the code of Google Analytics for the protection of the user. The IP address is transmitted in a shorted form. A precise geolocation is not possible.

If the user prefers to object to the transmission of his data, the user has the option of downloading and installing the Add-on ” Browser add-on for disabling Google Analytics”. This can be found on the website of Google under the external link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

Additional external links to the Google Analytics privacy information: http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/learn/privacy.html

General Google Privacy Notice: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

ZEITRAUM is not responsible for any errors caused by the add-on. Alternatively, the user can change the security settings in the browser. Further information can be found in the instructions provided for the browser used.

Social media buttons for Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Pinterest
We offer you the possibility to use so-called “social media buttons” on our website. These buttons are integrated on the website only as a picture, which contains a link to the corresponding website of the provider. Thus, no data is transmitted to the aforementioned providers when the website is viewed. By clicking on the graphic, you will be redirected to the services of the corresponding provider. Only then will your data be sent to the respective provider. Unless you click on the graphic, there will be no exchange between you and the providers of the social media buttons. Information about the collection and use of your data in the social networks can be found in the policies of each of these providers.

We have integrated the social media buttons of the following companies on our website:

Facebook Inc. (1601 S. California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA)
Twitter Inc. (795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA)
Google+ (Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA)
Pinterest (Pinterest Europe Ltd., Palmerston House, 2nd Floor, Fenian Street, Dublin 2, Ireland)
Privacy Policy of Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/policy.php
Google+ privacy policy: http://www.google.com/intl/de/+/policy/+1button.html
Privacy Policy from Twitter: https://twitter.com/privacy
Privacy Policy from Pinterest: https://policy.pinterest.com/en/privacy-policy

Duration of data storage
The controller only processes and stores personal data of the data subject for as long necessary to achieve the purpose of the storage. In addition, such storage may take place if provided for by the European or national legislator in EU regulations, laws or other regulations to which the controller is subject. Corresponding proof and retention obligations arise, for example, from the Germa Handelsgesetzbuch and Abgabenordnung. The storage periods are thereafter up to 10 years.

As soon as the storage purpose is removed or a storage period prescribed by the aforementioned regulations expires, the personal data is routinely blocked or deleted.