Privacy policy

Privacy policy

Unless otherwise stated below, the provision of your personal information is neither required by law nor by contract, nor required to conclude a contract. You are not required to provide the data. A non-provisioning has no consequences. This applies only insofar as no other indication is given in the subsequent processing operations.
"Personal Data" means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.


Server log files
You can visit our website without giving any personal information. 
Every time you access our website, usage data is transmitted to us or our web host / 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 called up, the date and time of the call, the IP address, the amount of data transferred and the requesting provider.
The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR from our overriding legitimate interest in ensuring trouble-free operation of our website and improving our offer. 

 
Your data will be transmitted to Canada, among others. There is an adequacy decision by the EU Commission for data transfers to Canada.

Contact

Person in authority/Privacy Officer
Contact us if you wish. Responsible for data processing is: HomeDefence-24 GmbH, forest road 67, 92439 Bodenwohr Germany, + 491757116708, info@homedefence-24.com

You can reach our data protection officer directly under: 0175 7116708

Unsolicited contact of the customer by email
If you initiate business contact with us via e-mail, we will only collect your personal data (name, e-mail address, message text) to the extent that you have provided. The data processing serves to process and answer your contact request.
If the establishment of contact serves to carry out pre-contractual measures (e.g. advice on purchase interests, preparation of offers) or relates to a contract already concluded between you and us, this data processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR.
If contact is made for other reasons, this data processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR from our overriding legitimate interest in processing and answering your request. In this case, you have the right, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to do so at any time in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. to object to processing based on the GDPR relating to your personal data.
We only use your email address to process your request. Your data will then be deleted in compliance with statutory retention periods, unless you have consented to further processing and use.

 

Collection and processing when using the contact form
When you use the contact form, we only collect your personal data (name, email address, message text) to the extent that you have provided. The data processing serves the purpose of establishing contact.

If the establishment of contact serves to carry out pre-contractual measures (e.g. advice on purchase interests, preparation of offers) or relates to a contract already concluded between you and us, this data processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR.
If contact is made for other reasons, this data processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR from our overriding legitimate interest in processing and answering your request. In this case, you have the right, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to do so at any time in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. to object to processing based on the GDPR relating to your personal data.
We only use your email address to process your request. Your data will then be deleted in compliance with statutory retention periods, unless you have consented to further processing and use.

WhatsApp Business
If you contact us via WhatsApp, we use the WhatsApp Business version from WhatsApp Ireland Limited (4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbor, Dublin 2, Ireland; “WhatsApp”). If you are staying outside the European Economic Area, this service is provided by WhatsApp Inc. (1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA). 
The data processing serves to process and answer your contact request. For this purpose, we collect and process your mobile phone number stored with WhatsApp, your name if provided and other data to the extent provided by you. We use a mobile device for the service, in whose address book only data from users who have contacted us via WhatsApp is stored. A transfer of personal data to WhatsApp without you having already given your consent to WhatsApp does not take place.
Your data will be sent to the server by WhatsApp of Meta Platforms Inc. transmitted in the USA.
There is no adequacy decision by the EU Commission for the USA. The data transfer takes place, among other things, on the basis of standard contractual clauses as suitable guarantees for the protection of personal data, which can be viewed at: https://commission.europa.eu/law/law-topic/data-protection/international-dimension-data-protection/standard-contractual-clauses-scc_de.
If the establishment of contact serves to carry out pre-contractual measures (e.g. advice on purchase interests, preparation of offers) or relates to a contract already concluded between you and us, this data processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR.
If contact is made for other reasons, this data processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. In this case, you have the right, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to do so at any time in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. to object to processing based on the GDPR relating to your personal data.
We only use your personal data to process your request. Your data will then be deleted in compliance with statutory retention periods, unless you have consented to further processing and use.
For more information on terms of use and data protection when using WhatsApp, see https://www.whatsapp.com/legal/#terms-of-service and https://www.whatsapp.com/legal/#privacy-policy.
 


Customer account orders      

Account
When opening a customer account, we collect your personal data in the scope indicated there. The purpose of data processing is to improve your shopping experience and simplify order processing. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO with your consent. You may revoke your consent at any time by notifying us without affecting the legality of the processing based on the consent to revocation. Your customer account will be deleted afterwards.


Collection, processing and transfer of personal data during orders
When ordering, we collect and process your personal data only to the extent necessary for the fulfillment and processing of your order and to process your requests. The provision of the data is required for the conclusion of the contract. Non-provisioning means that no contract can be concluded. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO and is required to fulfill a contract with you. 
For example, your data may be forwarded to your chosen shipping companies and dropshipping providers, payment service providers, order processing service providers and IT service providers. In all cases we strictly observe the legal requirements. The amount of data transmission is limited to a minimum.
 
Your data will be transmitted to Canada, among others. There is an adequacy decision by the EU Commission for data transfers to Canada.


Reviews       Advertising      

Data collection when writing a comment or rating 
When commenting/evaluating an article or a contribution, we collect your personal data (name, e-mail address, comment text) only to the extent provided by you. The purpose of the processing is to enable comments/evaluations and to display comments/evaluations. 

By submitting the comment/evaluation, you agree to the processing of the transmitted data. The processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time by notifying us without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to the revocation. Your personal data will then be deleted.

When your commentary is published the name you provided and the email address you provided published.

Using the e-mail address to receive newsletters
We use your e-mail address, regardless of the contract, exclusively for our own promotional purposes to the newsletter, unless you have expressly consented to. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO with your consent. You may revoke your consent at any time without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of your consent until your revocation. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time using the corresponding link in the newsletter or by notifying us. Your e-mail address will then be removed from the mailing list. 



ERP      

Use of an external ERP system
We use a merchandise management system as part of order processing for contract execution. Your personal data collected during the order process will be used for this purpose

Billbee GmbH, Arolser Strasse 10, 34477 Twistetal dropbox 
transmitted.


payment service      

Using PayPal Express
We use the PayPal Express payment service from PayPal (Europe) S.à.rl et Cie, SCA (22-24 Boulevard Royal L-2449, Luxemburg; "PayPal") on our website. The data processing serves the purpose of being able to offer you payment via the PayPal Express payment service. To integrate this payment service, it is necessary for PayPal to collect, save and analyze data (e.g. IP address, device type, operating system, browser type, location of your device) when you visit the website. Cookies can also be used for this. The cookies enable your browser to be recognized.
The processing of your personal data takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. For reasons that arise from your particular situation, you have the right to object to this processing of your personal data at any time.
With the selection and use of PayPal Express, the data required for payment processing will be transmitted to PayPal in order to be able to fulfill the contract with you with the selected payment method. This processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR. For more information on data processing when using the PayPal Express payment service, see the associated data protection declaration at www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full?locale.x=de_DE#Updated_PS.


Using PayPal Check Out
We use the PayPal Check-Out payment service from PayPal (Europe) S.à.rl et Cie, SCA (22-24 Boulevard Royal L-2449, Luxembourg; "PayPal") on our website. The data processing serves the purpose of being able to offer you payment via the payment service. With the selection and use of payment via PayPal, credit card via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal or "Pay later" via PayPal, the data required for payment processing is transmitted to PayPal in order to be able to fulfill the contract with you with the selected payment method. This processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR.

Credit card via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal & "Pay later" via PayPal 
For individual payment methods such as credit card via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal or "Pay later" via PayPal, PayPal reserves the right to obtain creditworthiness information on the basis of mathematical-statistical procedures using credit agencies. For this purpose, PayPal transmits the personal data required for a credit check to a credit agency and uses the information received about the statistical probability of a payment default for a balanced decision on the establishment, implementation or termination of the contractual relationship. The credit report can contain probability values ​​(score values), which are calculated on the basis of scientifically recognized mathematical-statistical methods and which, among other things, include address data. Your concerns will be considered in accordance with the statutory provisions. The data processing serves the purpose of a credit check for the initiation of a contract. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR from our overriding legitimate interest in protection against non-payment if PayPal makes an advance payment. 
You have the right, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to object at any time to the processing of your personal data based on Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR by notifying PayPal. The provision of the data is necessary for the conclusion of a contract with the payment method you require. Failure to provide this means that the contract cannot be concluded with the payment method you have chosen.

Third party providers
When paying via a third-party payment method, the data required for payment processing is transmitted to PayPal. This processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR. In order to carry out this payment method, the data may then be passed on to the respective provider by PayPal. This processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR. Examples of local third-party providers can be:

  • Immediately (SOFORT GmbH, Theresienhöhe 12, 80339 Munich, Germany)
  • giropay (Paydirekt GmbH, Stephanstr. 14-16, 60313 Frankfurt am Main)


Purchase on account via PayPal 
When paying via the purchase on account payment method, the data required for payment processing is first transmitted to PayPal. To carry out this payment method, PayPal then transmits the data to Ratepay GmbH (Franklinstraße 28-29, 10587 Berlin; "Ratepay") in order to be able to fulfill the contract with you using the selected payment method. This processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR. Ratepay may carry out a credit check on the basis of mathematical-statistical methods (probability or score values) using credit bureaus according to the process already described above. The data processing serves the purpose of a credit check for the initiation of a contract. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR from our overriding legitimate interest in protection against non-payment if Ratepay pays in advance. Further information on data protection and which credit agencies use Ratpay can be found at https://www.ratepay.com/legal-payment-dataprivacy/ and https://www.ratepay.com/legal-payment-creditagencies/

More information on data processing when using PayPal can be found in the associated data protection declaration https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full.
 

Use of the payment service provider Stripe
We use the payment service Stripe from Stripe Payments Europe Ltd., 1 Grand Canal Street Lower, Grand Canal Dock, Dublin, Ireland) on our website. The data processing serves the purpose of being able to offer you payment via the payment service. By selecting and using Stripe, the data required for payment processing is transmitted to Stripe in order to be able to fulfill the contract with you using the selected payment method. This processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR. 
Stripe reserves the right, if necessary, to obtain a credit report based on mathematical-statistical processes using credit agencies. For this purpose, Stripe transmits the personal data required for a credit check to a credit agency and uses the information received about the statistical probability of non-payment for a balanced decision on the establishment, implementation or termination of the contractual relationship. The credit report can contain probability values ​​(score values), which are calculated on the basis of scientifically recognized mathematical-statistical methods and which, among other things, include address data. Your concerns will be considered in accordance with the statutory provisions. The data processing serves the purpose of a credit check for the initiation of a contract. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR from our overriding legitimate interest in protection against non-payment if Stripe pays in advance. 
You have the right, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to object at any time to the processing of your personal data based on Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR by notifying Stripe. The provision of the data is necessary for the conclusion of a contract with the payment method you require. Failure to provide this means that the contract cannot be concluded with the payment method you have chosen.
All Stripe transactions are subject to the Stripe Privacy Policy. You can find these under https://stripe.com/de/privacy 
 

Cookies
 
Our website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored in the Internet browser or the Internet browser on the computer system of a user. 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.
 
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 and prevent the storage of cookies and the transmission of the data they contain. Cookies that have already been saved 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.
 
Under the links below you can find out how to manage (among other things disable) cookies on the most important browsers:
Chrome: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=de
Microsoft Edge: https://support.microsoft.com/de-de/microsoft-edge/cookies-in-microsoft-edge-lB6schen-63947406-40ac-c3b8-57b9-2a946a29ae09
Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/de/kb/cookies-erlauben-und-ablehnen
Safari: https://support.apple.com/de-de/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-website-data-sfri11471/mac

 
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, more effective and more secure. Furthermore, cookies enable our systems to recognize your browser even after changing pages and to offer you services. Some functions of our website cannot be offered without the use of cookies. For this it is necessary that the browser is recognized even after a page change.
 
The use of cookies or comparable technologies is based on Section 25 (2) TTDSG. Your personal data is processed on the basis of Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit.
For reasons that arise from your particular situation, you have the right to object to this processing of your personal data at any time.
 

advertising tracking      

Use of Google Analytics 4
We use the web analysis service Google Analytics from Google Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland; "Google") on our website.
The data processing serves the purpose of analyzing this website and its visitors as well as for marketing and advertising purposes. For this purpose, Google will use the information obtained on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. 
Among other things, the following information can be collected: IP address, date and time of the page view, click path, information about the browser you are using and the device you are using (device), pages visited, referrer URL (website via which you visit our website). visited the website), location data, purchase activities. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
Google uses technologies such as cookies, web storage in the browser and tracking pixels, which enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated in this way about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. There is no adequacy decision by the EU Commission for the USA. The data transfer takes place, among other things, on the basis of standard contractual clauses as suitable guarantees for the protection of personal data, which can be viewed at: https://policies.google.com/privacy/frameworks. Both Google and US government agencies have access to your data. Your data can be linked by Google with other data such as your search history, your personal accounts, your usage data from other devices and all other data that Google has about you.
When using Google Analytics 4, the IP address transmitted by your website is automatically collected and processed in an anonymous form. The IP address is shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. 
Your personal data is processed on the basis of Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time for reasons that arise from your particular situation.
You can prevent Google from collecting the data generated by Google Analytics and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
To prevent data collection and storage by Google Analytics across devices, you can set an opt-out cookie. Opt-out cookies prevent the future collection of your data when you visit this website. You must opt-out on all systems and devices used to make it work. If you delete the opt-out cookie, requests will be returned to Google. If you click here, the opt-out cookie will be set: Disable Google Analytics.
For more information about Terms of Use and Privacy, please see https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites  and under https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de&gl=de.

Use of the Facebook Pixel
We use the remarketing function "Custom Audiences" from Meta Platforms Ireland Limited (4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbor, Dublin 2, Ireland "Facebook") on our website.
Meta Platforms Ireland and we are jointly responsible for the collection of your data when the service is integrated and for the transmission of this data to Facebook. The basis for this is an agreement between us and Meta Platforms Ireland on the joint processing of personal data, in which the respective responsibilities are defined. The agreement is under https://www.facebook.com/legal/controller_addendum accessible. According to this, we are particularly responsible for the fulfillment of the information obligations according to Art. 13, 14 GDPR, for compliance with the security requirements of Art. 32 GDPR with regard to the correct technical implementation and configuration of the service as well as for compliance with the obligations according to Art. 33 , 34 GDPR, insofar as a violation of the protection of personal data affects our obligations under the agreement on joint processing. 
MetaPlatforms Ireland is responsible for enabling the data subjects' rights according to Art. 15 - 20 GDPR, complying with the security requirements of Art. 32 GDPR with regard to the security of the service and the obligations under Art. 33, 34 GDPR, insofar as there is a breach of protection Personal data concerns Meta Platforms Ireland's obligations under the Joint Processing Agreement.
The purpose of the application is to target visitors to the website with interest-based advertising on the Facebook social network. For this purpose, the Facebook remarketing tag was implemented on the website. A direct connection to the Facebook servers is established via this tag when you visit the website. This transmits to the Facebook server which of our pages you have visited. Facebook assigns this information to your personal Facebook user account. If you visit the social network Facebook, you will then be shown personalized, interest-based Facebook ads.
Your data may be transmitted to the USA. There is no adequacy decision by the EU Commission for the USA. The data transfer takes place, among other things, on the basis of standard contractual clauses as suitable guarantees for the protection of personal data, which can be viewed at: 
https://commission.europa.eu/law/law-topic/data-protection/international-dimension-data-protection/standard-contractual-clauses-scc_de.
The processing of your personal data takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time for reasons that arise from your particular situation. You can use the remarketing function "Custom Audiences" here deactivate.
For more information on the collection and use of data by Facebook, about your rights in this regard and ways to protect your privacy, see the privacy policy of Facebook https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/



Plug-ins and other

Use of the Google Tag Manager
We use the Google Tag Manager from Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland; "Google") on our website. 
This application manages JavaScript tags and HTML tags that are used to implement tracking and analysis tools in particular. The data processing serves the purpose of the needs-based design and optimization of our website.
The Google Tag Manager itself does not save cookies nor does it process personal data. However, it enables the triggering of further tags that can collect and process personal data.
You can find more information on terms of use and data protection here.

 
Use of YouTube
We use the function for embedding YouTube videos from Google Ireland Limited on our website (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland; "YouTube"). YouTube is one with Google LLC (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA) 94043, USA; “Google”) affiliate.
The function shows videos stored on 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 adequacy decision by the EU Commission for the USA. The data is transmitted on the basis of standard contractual clauses as suitable guarantees for the protection of personal data, which can be viewed at: https://policies.google.com/privacy/frameworks.
Your personal data is processed on the basis of Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time for reasons that arise from your particular situation.
Further information on the collection and use of data by YouTube and Google, your rights in this regard and options for protecting your privacy can be found in YouTube's data protection information at https://www.youtube.com/t/privacy.


Integration of the idealo logo
The logo of our partner idealo (idealo internet GmbH, Ritterstraße 11, 10969 Berlin) is integrated on our website. When you visit our website, the browser used on your device automatically sends information to the idealo server. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called server log file for 7 days. The following information is recorded without any action on your part and stored until it is automatically deleted:

  • IP address of the requesting computer,

  • Date and time of access,

  • Name and URL of the retrieved file,

  • Website from which access is made (referrer URL),

  • used browser and, if applicable, the operating system of your computer as well as the name of your access provider.

The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to enable delivery of the website. To do this, the IP address must be stored for the duration of the session. Storage in log files takes place to ensure the functionality of the website. The data is also used to optimize the website and to ensure the security of the information technology systems. This data is not stored together with other personal data. The legal basis for data processing is Article 6 Paragraph 1 Clause 1 Letter f GDPR.
 

Use of Google Translate 
We use the translation service on our website via an API integration 
Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland).
The data processing serves the purpose of presenting the information provided on the website in a different language. In order for the translation to be automatically displayed after you have selected a national language, the browser you are using connects to the Google servers. Cookies can be used here. Among other things, the following information can be collected and processed: IP address, URL of the page visited, date and time. 
Your data may be transmitted to the USA. There is no adequacy decision by the EU Commission for the USA. The data transfer takes place on the basis of standard contractual clauses as suitable guarantees for the protection of personal data, which can be viewed at: https://policies.google.com/privacy/frameworks
The processing of your personal data takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR from our overriding legitimate interest out of our overriding legitimate interest in a barrier-free and universal accessibility design of the website. You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time for reasons that arise from your particular situation. You can prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate technical settings in your browser software; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. 
You can find more information about the collection and use of your data by Google at: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

Affected rights and storage duration

Duration of storage
After completion of the contract, the data is first stored for the duration of the warranty period, then taking into account statutory, especially tax and commercial retention periods and then deleted after the deadline, unless you have consented to the further processing and use.


Rights of the person concerned
You are entitled to the following rights under Art. 15 to 20 DSGVO if the legal prerequisites are met: Right to information, to correction, to deletion, to restriction of processing, to data portability.
Furthermore, according to Art. 21 para. 1 DSGVO, you are entitled to a right of objection to the processing based on Art. 6 para. 1 f DSGVO as well as the processing for the purpose of direct mail.


Right of appeal to the supervisory authority
In accordance with Art. 77 DSGVO, you have the right to complain to the supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of your personal data is not lawful.


You can lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority responsible for us, which you can reach under the following contact details:

State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information Baden-Württemberg
Koenigstrasse 10 a
70173 Stuttgart
Phone: + 49 711 6155410
Fax: +49 711 61554115
Email: poststelle@lfdi.bwl.de


Right of objection
The personal data processing listed here is based on our legitimate interest in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO, you have the right for reasons that arise from your particular situation, at any time to object to these processing with effect for the future.
Following an objection, processing of the data in question will cease unless we can establish compelling legitimate grounds for processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or if the processing is for the purposes of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims.


last update: 29.11.2022