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Unless otherwise stated below, the provision of your personal data is neither required by law nor contractually, nor is it necessary for the conclusion of a contract. You are not obliged to provide the data. Failure to provide it has no consequences. This only applies if no other information is given during the subsequent processing operations.
"Personal data" is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.

Server log files
You can visit our websites without providing any personal information.
Every time you access our website, usage data is transmitted to us or our web host/IT service provider through your Internet browser and stored in log data (so-called server log files). This stored data includes, for example, the name of the page accessed, the date and time of access, the IP address, the amount of data transferred and the requesting provider.
The processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR out of our overriding legitimate interest in ensuring trouble-free operation of our website and in improving our offering.
 
Your data may be transferred to third countries outside the European Union for which an adequacy decision has been made by the EU Commission.

Contact

Responsible person
Contact us if you wish. The person responsible for data processing is: Ernst Haible, Flurweg 15, 89134 Blaustein Germany, +49 (0) 7304 2020, info@autolack -tester.de

Initial contact from the customer via 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 provided by you. The data processing serves to process and answer your contact request.
If the contact serves to carry out pre-contractual measures (e.g. advice if you are interested in buying, preparing an offer) or concerns a contract that has already been concluded between you and us, this data processing is carried out on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR.
If contact is made for other reasons, this data processing is carried out on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f of the GDPR due to 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 object at any time to this processing of your personal data based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR.
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 provided by you. The data processing serves the purpose of establishing contact.
If the contact serves to carry out pre-contractual measures (e.g. advice if you are interested in buying, preparing an offer) or concerns a contract that has already been concluded between you and us, this data processing is carried out on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR.
If contact is made for other reasons, this data processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR due to 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 object at any time to this processing of your personal data based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR.
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.

Customer account      Orders      

Customer Account
When you open a customer account, we collect your personal data to the extent specified there. The data processing serves the purpose of improving your shopping experience and simplifying order processing. Processing is carried out on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a GDPR with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time by notifying us, without this affecting the lawfulness of the processing carried out based on the consent before its revocation. Your customer account will then be deleted.

Collection, processing and transfer of personal data when placing orders
When you place an order, we only collect and process your personal data to the extent that this is necessary to fulfill and process your order and to process your inquiries. The provision of the data is necessary for the conclusion of the contract. Failure to provide it will result in no contract being concluded. The processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR and is necessary for the fulfillment of a contract with you. 
Your data will be passed on, for example, to the shipping companies and dropshipping providers you have chosen, payment service providers, service providers for order processing and IT service providers. In all cases, we strictly observe the legal requirements. The scope of data transmission is limited to a minimum.
 

Your data may be transferred to third countries outside the European Union for which an adequacy decision has been made by the EU Commission.
 

Advertising      



Use of the email address for sending newsletters
Regardless of the contract processing, we use your email address exclusively for our own advertising purposes to send newsletters, provided you have expressly agreed to this. Processing is carried out on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a GDPR with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time without affecting the lawfulness of the processing carried out based on your consent before its revocation. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time using the corresponding link in the newsletter or by notifying us. Your email address will then be removed from the distribution list. 

Use of the email address to send direct mail
We use your email address, which we received as part of the sale of a good or service, to send electronic advertisements for our own goods or services that are similar to those you already have purchased from us, provided you have not objected to this use. Providing the email address is required to conclude the contract. Failure to provide it will result in no contract being concluded. The processing is carried out on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f of the GDPR due to our overriding legitimate interest in direct advertising. You can object to this use of your email address at any time by notifying us. The contact details for exercising your objection can be found in the legal notice.You can also use the link provided in the advertising email. There are no costs for this other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs.

Cookies

Our website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored in the Internet browser or by the Internet browser on a user's computer system. When a user accesses a website, a cookie can 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 accessed again.
 
Cookies are stored on your computer. Therefore, you have full control over the use of cookies. By selecting the appropriate technical settings in your internet browser, you can be notified before cookies are set and decide individually about acceptance and prevent the storage of the 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 fully use all of the functions of this website.
 
You can find out how you can manage cookies in the most important browsers (including deactivating them) using the links below:
Chrome: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl =en
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/ allow-and-reject-cookies
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 offering more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies also enable our systems to recognize your browser even after a page change and to offer you services. Some functions of our website cannot be offered without the use of cookies. For this it is necessary that the browser is recognized even after a page change.
 
The use of cookies or comparable technologies is based on § 25 Paragraph 2 TTDSG. Your personal data is processed on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR due to our overriding legitimate interest in ensuring the optimal functionality of the website as well as a user-friendly and effective design of our offering.
You have the right to object to this processing of personal data concerning you at any time for reasons relating to your particular situation.
 
Use of Consentmanager (shop.autolack-tester.de)
On our website we use the consent management tool Consentmanager from Consentmanager AB (Håltegelvägen 1b, 72348 Västeräs, Sweden; "Consentmanager").
The tool enables you to grant consent to data processing via the website, in particular the setting of cookies, as well as to make use of your right of revocation for consent that has already been given.
The data processing serves the purpose of obtaining and documenting the necessary consent for data processing and thus complying with legal obligations.
Cookies can be used for this. This can include, among other things: The following information is collected and transmitted to Consentmanager: date and time of page access, information about the browser you use and the device you use, anonymized IP address, opt-in and opt-out data. This data will not be passed on to other third parties.
Data processing is carried out to fulfill a legal obligation based on Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter c GDPR.
You can find further information about data protection at Consentmanager at: https://www.consentmanager.net/privacy.php

Use of Borlabs Cookie (www.autolack-tester.de)
On our website we use the consent management tool Borlabs Cookie from the provider Borlabs – Benjamin A. Bornschein (Georg-Wilhelm-Str. 17, 21107 Hamburg; “Borlabs”).
The tool enables you to grant consent to data processing via the website, in particular the setting of cookies, as well as to make use of your right of revocation for consent that has already been given.
The data processing serves the purpose of obtaining and documenting the necessary consent for data processing and thus complying with legal obligations.
Cookies can be used for this. This can include, among other things: The following information is collected: date and time of the page view, information about the browser you use and the device you use, UID (randomly assigned, anonymous ID), opt-in and opt-out data. This data will not be passed on to third parties.
Data processing is carried out to fulfill a legal obligation based on Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter c GDPR.
Further information on data protection at Borlabs can be found at: https://de.borlabs.io/borlabs- cookie/
 

Advertising tracking      

Use of the Meta Pixel
We use the Meta Pixel from Meta Platforms Ireland Limited (4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland; "Meta") on our website.
Meta and we are jointly responsible for the collection of your data when you integrate the service and the transmission of this data to Meta. The basis for this is an agreement between us and Meta on the joint processing of personal data, in which the respective responsibilities are determined. The agreement is available at https://de-de.facebook.com/legal/terms/ businesstools can be called up. We are then particularly responsible for fulfilling the information obligations in accordance with of 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 compliance with the obligations under Art. 33, 34 GDPR, insofar as there is a violation of protection personal data our obligations under of the joint processing agreement. Meta is responsible for protecting the rights of those affected in accordance with 15 – 20 GDPR to enable compliance with the security requirements of Article 32 GDPR with regard to the security of the service and the obligations under Articles 33, 34 GDPR, insofar as a violation of the protection of personal data violates the obligations of Meta according to of the joint processing agreement.
The purpose of the application is to target visitors to the website with interest-based advertising on the social networks Facebook and Instagram. For this purpose, Meta's remarketing tag was implemented on the website. This tag is used to establish a direct connection to the meta servers when you visit the website. This tells the meta server which of our pages you have visited. Meta assigns this information to your personal Facebook and/or Instagram user account. When you visit the social networks Facebook or Instagram, you will be shown personalized, interest-based ads.
The application also serves the purpose of creating conversion statistics. This tells us the total number of users who clicked on one of our ads and were redirected to a page with a conversion tracking tag, as well as what actions were taken after being redirected to this website. However, we do not receive any information that can be used to personally identify users.
Your data may be transferred to the USA. For the USA, there is an adequacy decision from the EU Commission, the Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework (TADPF). Meta has certified itself according to the TADPF and is therefore obliged to comply with European data protection principles.
The processing of your personal data takes place with your consent on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR. You can revoke your consent at any time without affecting the lawfulness of the processing based on your consent before its revocation.
You can use the remarketing feature “Custom Audiences” deactivate here. Further information on the collection and use of data by Meta, your rights in this regard and options for protecting your privacy can be found in Meta's data protection information at https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/.

Plug-ins and miscellaneous

Use of YouTube
We use the function for embedding YouTube videos from Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland; “YouTube”) on our website. YouTube is a partnership with Google LLC (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”) affiliated company.
The function displays videos stored on YouTube in an iFrame on the website. The option “Enhanced data protection mode” activated. This means that YouTube does not store any information about visitors to the website. Only when you watch a video will information about it be transmitted to YouTube and stored there. Your data may be transmitted to the USA. For the USA, there is an adequacy decision from the EU Commission, the Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework (TADPF). YouTube has certified itself according to the TADPF and is therefore obliged to comply with European data protection principles.
The use of cookies or similar technologies occurs with your consent on the basis of § 25 Para. 1 Sentence 1 TTDSG in conjunction with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR. The processing of your personal data takes place with your consent on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR. You can revoke your consent at any time without affecting the lawfulness of the processing based on your consent before its revocation.
Further information on the collection and use of data by YouTube and Google, as well as 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.

Rights of those affected and storage period

Duration of storage
After the contract has been fully processed, the data will initially be stored for the duration of the warranty period, then taking into account statutory retention periods, in particular tax and commercial law, and then deleted after the deadline has expired, provided you consent to further processing and use did not agree.

Rights of the data subject
If the legal requirements are met, you are entitled to the following rights in accordance with Articles 15 to 20 of the GDPR: right to information, to correction, to deletion, to restriction of processing, to data portability.
In addition, according to Art. 21 Para. 1 GDPR, you have the right to object to processing based on Art. 6 Para. 1 f GDPR, as well as to processing for the purpose of direct advertising.

Right to complain to the supervisory authority
According to them, you have Art. 77 GDPR gives you the right to complain to the supervisory authority if you are of the opinion that the processing of your personal data is not taking place lawfully.

Right to object
If the personal data processing listed here is based on our legitimate interest in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f of the GDPR, you have the right to object to this processing at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation to contradict the future.
Once an objection has been made, the processing of the data concerned will be terminated unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or if the processing is based on the assertion , exercise or defense of legal claims.

If personal data is processed for direct advertising purposes, you can object to this processing at any time by notifying us. After an objection has been made, we will stop processing the data concerned for the purpose of direct advertising.

last updated: November 29, 2023