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If you have any questions regarding data protection or the wish to have all your data deleted, please contact: Datenschutz@3Bears.de.

Date Protection Declaration

Unless otherwise stated below, the provision of your personal data is not required by law or contract, nor is it necessary for the conclusion of a contract. You are not obliged to provide the data. Non-provision of the data has no consequences. This applies only to the extent that no other information is provided in the following processing operations. "Personal data" is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.

Server-Logfiles

You can visit our websites without giving any personal information.

Whenever 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 files (so-called server log files). These stored data include, 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 letter f DSGVO out of a justified interest in ensuring the trouble-free operation of our website and to improve our services.  

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 the order processing. The processing is based on Art. 6 (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 that has taken place on the basis of the consent until revocation. Your customer account will then be deleted.

Data collection when writing a comment

When commenting on an article or a contribution, we only collect your personal data (name, e-mail address, comment text) to the extent that you have provided it. The processing serves the purpose of enabling commenting and displaying comments. By sending the comment, you agree to the processing of the transmitted data. The processing is based on Art. 6 (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 carried out on the basis of the consent until revocation. Your personal data will then be deleted.

If your comment is published, the name you have given will be published.

In addition, your IP address will be saved when you submit your comment for the purpose of preventing misuse of the comment function and to ensure the security of our information technology systems. By sending the comment you agree to the processing of the transmitted data. The processing is based on Art. 6 (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 carried out on the basis of the consent until revocation. Your IP address will then be deleted.

Collection, processing and transfer of personal data for orders 

When you place an order, we collect and process your personal data only to the extent necessary to fulfil and process your order and to deal with your enquiries. The provision of the data is necessary for the conclusion of the contract. Failure to provide the data means that no contract can be concluded. The processing is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO and is necessary for the fulfilment of a contract with you.

Your data will be passed on, for example, to the mail-order 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 extent of the data transfer is limited to a minimum. 

Buyer's seal customer rating

On our website we use the buyer's seal customer evaluation tool of the Händlerbund Management AG (Torgauer Straße 233 B, 04347 Leipzig). After your order we would like to ask you to evaluate and comment on your purchase with us, for this purpose you will be contacted by us by e-mail, whereby we use the technical system of the provider of the buyer's seal evaluation tool within the framework of order processing.

The processing of your data is carried out either with your consent or on the basis of our legitimate interest.

The processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 letter a DSGVO with your consent, provided that you have expressly agreed to receive a request for evaluation. You can revoke your consent at any time by using the corresponding link in the e-mail, without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until revocation. Your e-mail address will then be removed from the distribution list.

Processing without express consent is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO out of a justified interest in truthful, verified evaluations of our services in the context of direct advertising. For this purpose, we will send an electronic request for evaluation of your own goods or services which you have already purchased from us. This will be sent to the e-mail address which we have received from you in the course of the sale of a product or service. The dispatch of the request for evaluation is subject to the proviso that you have not objected to this use of your e-mail address.

The objection is possible at any time by notifying us. You will find the contact details for exercising the objection in the imprint.You can also use the link provided for this purpose in the evaluation request. This will not incur any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs.

The personal data stored in this context in the technical system of the Buyer's Seal evaluation tool will be deleted 3 months after the delivery of goods recorded for evaluation.

Use of the e-mail address for the sending of newsletters

We use your e-mail address, regardless of the contract execution, exclusively for our own advertising purposes for newsletter dispatch, provided you have expressly agreed to this. The processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. a DSGVO with your consent. You may revoke your consent at any time without affecting the legality of the processing that has taken place on the basis of the consent until revocation. To do so, 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 distribution list.

Your data will then be passed on to a service provider for e-mail marketing within the scope of order processing. Your data will not be passed on to other third parties.

Your data will be transferred to a third country for which an adequacy decision of the European Commission exists.

Forwarding of the e-mail address to shipping companies for information on the shipping status 

We pass on your e-mail address to the transport company within the framework of the contract processing, provided that you have expressly agreed to this in the ordering process. The forwarding serves the purpose of informing you by e-mail about the shipping status. The processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. a DSGVO with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time by notifying us or the transport company, without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until revocation.

Use of an external merchandise management system 

We use a merchandise management system for contract processing within the framework of order processing. For this purpose, your personal data collected within the scope of the order are transmitted toWawision, Holzbachstraße 4, 86152 Augsburg.

Usage of PayPal

All PayPal transactions are subject to the PayPal Privacy Policy. You can find it under https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-prev?locale.x=de_DE

Cookies

Our website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored in the Internet browser or by the Internet browser on the computer system of a user. If a user calls up a website, a cookie can be stored on the user's operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic string of characters that enables the browser to be uniquely identified when the website is called up again. We use cookies for the purpose of making our website more user-friendly, effective and safer. Furthermore, cookies 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 these it is necessary that the browser is recognized even after a change of page.

We also use cookies on our website for the purpose of analysing the surfing behaviour of our site visitors.

Furthermore, we use cookies for the purpose of subsequently addressing visitors to the site on other websites with targeted, interest-related advertising.

The processing is based on § 15 (3) TMG as well as Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO from the legitimate interest in the above-mentioned purposes. An allocation of the data to your person is therefore no longer possible. The data will not be stored together with other personal data of yours..

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 Art. 6 (1) f DSGVO.

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 prevent the storage of cookies and the transmission of the data they contain. Already stored cookies can be deleted at any time. However, we would like to point out that you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent.

Under the following links you can find out how you can manage the cookies in the most important browsers (including deactivating them):

Usage of Google Analytics

On our website we use the web analysis service Google Analytics of Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google"). The data processing serves the purpose of analysing this website and its visitors. To this end, 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 further services to the website operator in connection with website and internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not combined with other data from Google. Google Analytics uses cookies, which enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookies about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. IP anonymisation is activated on this website. As a result, your IP address will be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other signatory states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area before. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Your data may be transferred to the USA. An adequacy finding by the European Commission exists for data transfers to the USA. The processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO from the legitimate interest in the needs-based and targeted design of the website. You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data based on Art. 6 (1) f DSGVO for reasons arising from your particular situation at any time..

You can prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate technical settings in your browser software; however, please note that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent. You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link [https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de]. You can prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate technical settings in your browser software; however, please note that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent. You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html or https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/.

Adform

On this 3Bears website / In this app we use the tool Adform from Adform A/S Wildersgade 10B, sal. 1 DK-1408 Copenhagen, Denmark, which collects data for analysis, marketing and optimization purposes and thereby helps us to improve our marketing activities, our website or app. The collected data is used by Adform to link advertising contacts and clicks on advertisements with a resulting use of our 3Bears website or app. In this way we can determine whether Internet users who have seen our ads visit our 3Bears website, which products they are interested in or how the app is used. This helps us to use our advertising budget more efficiently. We may also use the information collected to deliver advertising based on your interests (e.g. products viewed). For the data collection pseudonymous online identification numbers (Online ID) such as cookie IDs, IP address, device IDs, Advertising ID / IDFA (e.g. on Android or Apple Smartphones) are used. No unique user-related data such as name or address are stored. All IDs used by us only enable the recognition of your terminal device, your Internet browser or the app used. The collected data will not be used to personally identify you as a user of our website or app without your separate consent. The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1a and 1f DSGVO or § 15 para. 3 TMG. If you do not want Adform to collect your data, you can proceed as follows:

Under the following links you will find an explanation of how you can deactivate data collection on your computer or mobile device:

German language version: https://site.adform.com/de/privacy-center/platform/widerrufsrecht/

Englisch Sprachversion: https://site.adform.com/privacy-center/platform-privacy/opt-out/

Use of the remarketing or "similar target groups" function of Google Inc.

We use on our website the remarketing or "similar target groups" function of Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google"). This function serves the purpose of analysing visitor behaviour and interests.

Google uses cookies to perform the analysis of website usage, which forms the basis for the creation of interest-based advertisements. The cookies are used to record visits to the website and anonymous data on the use of the website. There is no storage of personal data of visitors to the website. If you subsequently visit another website in the Google Display Network, you will be shown advertisements that most likely include previously viewed product and information areas.

Your data may also be transferred to the USA. Data transfers to the USA are subject to an Adequacy Decision of the European Commission and are processed on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO in the legitimate interest of targeting visitors to the website with targeted advertising by displaying personalised, interest-based advertising for visitors to the provider's website when they visit other websites in the Google Display Network.

You have the right to object at any time, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to the processing of personal data concerning you based on Art. 6 (1) f DSGVO.

You can permanently disable the use of cookies by Google by following the link below and downloading and installing the plug-in provided there: https://support.google.com/ads/answer/7395996?hl=de

Alternatively, you can disable the use of cookies by third-party advertisers by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative's opt-out page at https://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/ and implement the further information on the opt-out mentioned there.

You can find more information about Google Remarketing and the corresponding data protection declaration at: https://www.google.com/privacy/ads/

Using Google Adwords Conversion Tracking

We use the online advertising program "Google AdWords" on our website and in this context conversion tracking (visitor action evaluation). Google Conversion Tracking is an analysis service of Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google"). When you click on an ad placed by Google, a conversion tracking cookie is placed on your computer. These cookies have a limited validity, do not contain any personal data and are therefore not used for personal identification. If you visit certain pages on our site and the cookie hasn't expired, Google and we can tell that you clicked on the ad and were redirected to that page. Each Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. As a result, there is no way that cookies can be tracked across the websites of AdWords customers.

The information collected using the conversion cookie is used to compile conversion statistics. This tells us the total number of users who have clicked on one of our ads and been redirected to a page with a conversion tracking tag. However, we do not receive information that personally identifies users. The processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO from the legitimate interest in targeted advertising and the analysis of the impact and efficiency of this advertising.

You have the right to object at any time, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to the processing of your personal data based on Art. 6 (1) f DSGVO.

For this purpose 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 will not be included in the conversion tracking statistics and you can deactivate personalised advertising in the settings for advertising on Google. You can find instructions on how to do this under https://support.google.com/ads/answer/2662922?hl=de In addition, you can disable the use of cookies by third-party advertisers by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative's opt-out page at https://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/ and implement the further information on the opt-out mentioned there.

You can find further information as well as Google's privacy policy at: https://www.google.de/policies/privacy/

Use of Facebook Remarketing

We use the remarketing function "Custom Audiences" of Facebook Inc. on our website. (1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA; "Facebook") This function serves the purpose of targeting website visitors with interest-based advertising on the social network Facebook.

For this purpose, the Remarketing tag of Facebook was implemented on the website. This tag is used to establish a direct connection to the Facebook servers when visiting the website. This tells the Facebook server which of our pages you have visited. Facebook assigns this information to your personal Facebook user account. When you visit the social network Facebook, you will then see personalized, interest-based Facebook ads. The processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO from the legitimate interest in the above-mentioned purpose.

You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data based on Art. 6 (1) f DSGVO at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation.

You can use the remarketing function "Custom Audiences" to deactivate here. You can find more information on the collection and use of data by Facebook, on your rights in this regard and ways to protect your privacy in Facebook's privacy policy https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/.

Usage of Bing Ads

We use Bing Ads from Microsoft Corporation (Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052-6399, USA; "Microsoft") on our website.

When you click on an ad placed by Microsoft Bing Ads, a conversion tracking cookie is placed on your computer. This cookie has a limited validity and is not used for personal identification. If you visit certain pages on our site and the cookie has not expired, Microsoft and we may recognize that you have clicked on the ad and been directed to that page.

Information collected using the conversion cookie is used to compile conversion statistics. We learn the total number of users who clicked on one of our ads and were redirected to a page that has a conversion tracking tag. The processing is based on Art. 6 para. 1 letter f DSGVO from the legitimate interest in targeted advertising and the analysis of the impact and efficiency of this advertising.

You have the right to object at any time, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to the processing of your personal data based on Art. 6 para. 1 letter f DSGVO.

For this purpose, you can prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate technical settings in your browser software. However, you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent afterwards.

You will not be included in the conversion tracking statistics. Bing has certified itself according to the US-EU Privacy Shield Agreement and is committed to comply with European data protection regulations. For more information on data protection and the cookies used at Microsoft Bing, please visit: https://privacy.microsoft.com/de-de/privacystatement

Usage of Facebook-Plug-ins

This website uses the plug-ins of the social network facebook.com, which is operated by Facebook Inc, 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook"). If you call up pages of our website provided with such a plug-in, a connection to the Facebook servers is established and the plug-in is displayed on the page by informing your browser. This tells the Facebook server which of our pages you have visited. If you are logged in as a member of Facebook, Facebook assigns this information to your personal Facebook user account. When using the plug-in functions (e.g. clicking the "Like" button, submitting a comment) this information is also assigned to your Facebook account, which you can only prevent by logging out before using the plug-in.

If you do not want Facebook to assign the collected information directly to your Facebook profile, you must either log out of Facebook before visiting our website or block the loading of the Facebook plug-ins on our pages by using a "Facebook blocker".

You can find more information on the collection and use of data by Facebook, on your rights in this regard and on ways to protect your privacy in the Facebook privacy policy: https://www.facebook.com/policy.php

Usage of Twitter-Plug-ins

The functions of the Twitter service are integrated on our website. Twitter is a social media portal of Twitter Inc. 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, (USA) We use Twitter plug-ins. If you visit a page that contains such a plug-in, the data will be exchanged with the Twitter servers located in the USA. Also, in the case of interactions that are possible with the various Twitter plug-ins, the corresponding information about you is collected and transmitted to Twitter and stored. Furthermore, if you are a member of Twitter and logged in to Twitter while using the plug-in, the information collected about your website visit will be linked to your Twitter account and shared with other users.

If you do not want Twitter to link and merge the information with your Twitter account information, you must log out of Twitter before visiting our website. For more information about Twitter's collection and use of data, please visit https://twitter.com/privacy.

Usage of Pinterest-Plug-ins

This website uses plug-ins of the social network Pinterest, which is operated by Pinterest Inc, 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA ("Pinterest") The different logos containing the plug-in (e.g. "Pin-it button" or the "P″ button") can be viewed at the following link: https://business.pinterest.com/pin-it-button/

When you access a page on our website that contains such a plug-in, a link is established between your computer and Pinterest's servers, and the plug-in is displayed on the page by notifying your browser. This will transmit both your IP address and the information about which of our pages you have visited to the Pinterest server in the USA. This applies regardless of whether you are registered or logged in with Pinterest. Even if you are not registered or not logged in, data is transmitted.

Furthermore, if you are a member of Pinterest and are logged in to Pinterest when you use the plug-in, the information collected about your visit to the site will be linked to your Pinterest account and made available to other users. Also, in the case of interactions that are possible with the various Pinterest plug-ins, the relevant information about you is collected and transmitted to Pinterest and stored.

If you do not want Pinterest to link and merge the information with your Pinterest account data, you must log out of Pinterest before visiting our website. For more information on the collection and use of data by Pinterest, please consult https://about.pinterest.com/de/privacy-policy 

Usage of Instagram-Plug-ins

This Web Site uses plug-ins of the Instagram online service operated by Instagram LLC, 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, U.S.A. ("Instagram") When you access pages of our Web Site provided with such plug-in, a connection to the Instagram servers is established and the plug-in is displayed on the page by notification to your browser. When you visit pages on our site that are provided with such plug-in, a connection is established to the Instagram servers and the plug-in is displayed on the page by notifying your browser, which transmits to the Instagram servers both your IP address and information regarding which of our pages you visited, and if you are logged into Instagram, Instagram associates this information with your personal user account. When using the plug-in functions (e.g. clicking the "Instagram" button), this information is also associated with your Instagram account, which you can only prevent by logging out before using the plug-in.

If you do not want Instagram to associate the collected information directly with your Instagram account, you must either log out of Instagram before visiting our website or use an add-on, such as the script blocker "NoScript" (noscript.net), to block your browser from loading the Instagram plug-in on our website.

For more information about Instagram's collection and use of this information, your rights and ways to protect your privacy, please refer to Instagram's Privacy Policy: https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388

Usage of YouTube

We use on our website the function for embedding YouTube videos from YouTube LLC. (901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA; "YouTube").YouTube is a website affiliated with Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google").

The function displays videos stored on YouTube in an iFrame on the website. The option "Advanced Privacy Mode" is activated. This means that YouTube does not store any information about the visitors to the website. Only when you watch a video is information about it sent to YouTube and stored there.

For more information on the collection and use of data by YouTube and Google, your rights and ways to protect your privacy, please see the YouTube privacy policy (https://www.youtube.com/t/privacy). 

Duration of storage

Once the contract has been fully executed, the data will be stored for the duration of the warranty period, thereafter under consideration of legal, in particular tax and commercial law retention periods, and then deleted after expiry of the period, unless you have consented to further processing and use..

Rights of the data subject

If the legal requirements are met, you are entitled to the following rights in accordance with Art. 15 to 20 DSGVO: right of information, correction, deletion, restriction of processing, data transferability, etc. In addition, in accordance with Art. 21 (1) DSGVO, you have the right to object to processing based on Art. 6 (1) f DSGVO and to processing for the purposes of direct advertising.

Please contact us on request. The contact details can be found in our imprint.

Right of appeal to the supervisory authority

Under Article 77 of the DPA, you have the right to complain to the supervisory authority if you consider that your personal data are being processed unlawfully.

Right of objection

If the personal data processing activities listed here are based on our legitimate interest pursuant to Art. 6 Par. 1 letter f DSGVO, you have the right to object to these processing activities at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation, with effect for the future.

After the objection has been made, the processing of the data concerned will be terminated unless we can prove compelling reasons for processing worthy of protection which outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or if the processing serves the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims.

If personal data are processed for the purposes of direct advertising, you can object to this processing at any time by notifying us. Once you have done so, we will stop processing the data concerned for the purposes of direct marketing.

last update: 25.04.2018

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