DATA PROTECTION
 

I. General information on handling data

Thank you for your interest in our website. The careful and conscientious handling and the protection of your personal data are very important to us. Personal data (hereinafter mostly referred to as “data”) are only processed by us to the extent necessary and to provide a functional, user-friendly website, including its content and the offers and services offered there. Below we provide detailed information about how your data is handled and your rights to block or delete them.

According to Art. 4 No. 1 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679, i.e. the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter referred to as “GDPR”), “processing” is any process carried out with or without the help of automated processes or any such series of processes in connection with personal data, such as collecting, recording, organizing, arranging, storing, adapting or changing, reading out, querying, using, disclosing through transmission, dissemination or any other form of provision, comparison or linking, restricting, deleting or destroying data.

Information about us as the responsible provider of this website in terms of data protection law:


Sense Sisters GbR
Ilona Freudenreich and Babette Frommeyer

65812 Bad Soden / Ts.
Germany

Phone: + 49 6196 9515683
Email: info@sensesisters.de


The data protection officer at the provider is:

Ilona Freudenreich

 

II. Rights of users and data subjects

With a view to the data processing described in more detail below, users and data subjects have the right

  • for confirmation as to whether the data in question is being processed, for information about the processed data, for further information about data processing and for copies of the data (see also Art. 15 GDPR);

  • to correct or complete incorrect or incomplete data (see also Art. 16 GDPR);

  • to the immediate deletion of the data concerning them (cf. also Art. 17 GDPR), or, alternatively, if further processing is necessary in accordance with Art. 17 Para. 3 GDPR, to restriction of processing in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR;

  • to receive the data concerning them and provided by them and to transfer this data to other providers / responsible parties (cf. also Art. 20 GDPR);

  • to complain to the supervisory authority if they are of the opinion that the data concerning them are being processed by the provider in violation of data protection regulations (cf. also Art. 77 GDPR).

In addition, the provider is obliged to notify all recipients to whom data has been disclosed by the provider of any correction or deletion of data or the restriction of processing that takes place on the basis of Articles 16, 17 Paragraph 1, 18 GDPR teach. However, this obligation does not exist if this notification is impossible or involves disproportionate effort. Irrespective of this, the user has a right to information about these recipients.

According to Art. 21 GDPR, users and data subjects also have the right to object to the future processing of the data concerning them, provided that the data is processed by the provider in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit.f) GDPR. In particular, an objection to data processing for the purpose of direct advertising is permitted.

III. Information on data processing

Your data processed when using our website will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of storage no longer applies, the deletion of the data does not conflict with any statutory retention requirements and no other information on individual processing methods is given below.

Server data

For technical reasons, in particular to ensure a secure and stable website, your internet browser transmits data to us or to our web space provider Wix.com. These so-called server log files record the type and version of your internet browser, the operating system, the website from which you switched to our website (referrer URL), the website (s) of our website that you are visiting, the date and time of the respective access as well as the IP address of the internet connection from which our website is used.

This data collected in this way is temporarily stored, but not together with other data from you.

This storage takes place on the legal basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit.f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the improvement, stability, functionality and security of our website.

The data will be deleted after seven days at the latest, unless further storage is required for evidence purposes. Otherwise, the data will be wholly or partially excluded from deletion until an incident has been finally clarified.

Cookies

a) Session cookies / session cookies

We use so-called cookies on our website. Cookies are small text files or other storage technologies that are stored and stored on your device by the internet browser you use. These cookies process certain information about you to an individual extent, such as your browser or location data or your IP address. 

This processing makes our website more user-friendly, more effective and safer, as the processing enables, for example, the reproduction of our website in different languages (planned) or the offer of a shopping cart function.

The legal basis for this processing is Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit b.) GDPR, provided that these cookies are used to process data to initiate or process contracts.

If the processing does not serve to initiate or process a contract, our legitimate interest lies in improving the functionality of our website. The legal basis is then Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR.

When you close your internet browser, these session cookies are deleted.

b) Third party cookies

Our website may also use cookies from partner companies with whom we work for the purpose of advertising, analyzing or improving the functionality of our website.

Please refer to the following information for details on this, in particular on the purposes and legal basis for processing such third-party cookies.

c) possibility of elimination

You can prevent or restrict the installation of cookies by setting your internet browser. Cookies that have already been saved can also be deleted at any time. The steps and measures required for this, however, depend on the specific Internet browser used. If you have any questions, please use the help function or documentation of your Internet browser or contact its manufacturer or support. In the case of so-called flash cookies, however, processing cannot be prevented via the browser settings. Instead, you have to change the setting of your Flash player to do this. The steps and measures required for this also depend on the specific Flash player you are using. If you have any questions, please use the help function or documentation of your Flash player or contact the manufacturer or user support.

However, should you prevent or restrict the installation of cookies, this may mean that not all functions of our website can be used to their full extent.

 

Contract processing

The data transmitted by you for the use of our range of goods and / or services will be processed by us for the purpose of processing the contract and are required in this respect. It is not possible to conclude and process the contract without providing your data.

The legal basis for the processing is Article 6 (1) lit. b) GDPR.

We delete the data when the contract is fully processed, but must observe the retention periods under tax and commercial law.

As part of the contract processing, we pass on your data to the transport company commissioned with the delivery of goods or to the financial service provider, insofar as the transfer is necessary for the delivery of goods or for payment purposes.

The legal basis for forwarding the data is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) GDPR.
 

Customer / member account and registration function

If you create a customer account with us via our website, we will use the data you entered during registration (e.g. name, address or e-mail address) exclusively for pre-contractual services, for contract fulfillment or for the purpose of customer care (e.g. . to provide you with an overview of your previous orders with us or to be able to offer you the so-called memo function) collect and save. At the same time, we then save the IP address and the date of your registration as well as the time. This data will of course not be passed on to third parties.

As part of the registration process, your consent to this processing is obtained and reference is made to this data protection declaration. The data collected by us will only be used to provide the customer account. 

If you consent to this processing, Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR is the legal basis for processing.

If the opening of the customer account also serves pre-contractual measures or the fulfillment of the contract, the legal basis for this processing is also Article 6 (1) lit. b) GDPR.

The consent given to us to open and maintain the customer account can be revoked at any time with effect for the future in accordance with Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR. All you have to do is inform us of your revocation.

The data collected in this regard will be deleted as soon as processing is no longer necessary. In doing so, however, we have to consider retention periods under tax and commercial law.

 

Payment method

Our company is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with the online platform through which we can present our products and services to you and sell them to you. Your data can be stored through Wix.com's data storage, databases, and general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall.
All direct payment gateways offered by Wix.com and used by our company conform to the standards of PCI-DSS, which are administered by the PCI Security Standards Council, a joint initiative of brands such as Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our online shop and its service provider.

 

Newsletter

If you register for our free newsletter, the data requested from you, i.e. your e-mail address and - optionally - your name and address, will be transmitted to us. At the same time, we save the IP address of the internet connection from which you can access our website, as well as the date and time of your registration. As part of the further registration process, we obtain your consent to the sending of the newsletter and refer to this data protection declaration. We use the data collected in this way exclusively for sending the newsletter - it goes without saying that it will not be passed on to third parties.
The legal basis for this is Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR.

You can revoke your consent to the sending of the newsletter at any time with effect for the future in accordance with Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR. All you have to do is inform us of your revocation or use the unsubscribe link contained in every newsletter.

 

Contact inquiries / contact options

If you contact us via the contact form or email, the data you provide will be used to process your request. The specification of the data is necessary to process and answer your request - without providing it, we will not be able to respond to your request, or at least to a limited extent.

The legal basis for this processing is Article 6 (1) lit. b) GDPR.

Your data will be deleted if your request has been finally answered and the deletion does not conflict with any statutory retention requirements, e.g. in the event of a subsequent contract processing.

 

User contributions, comments and ratings (blog)

In the future, we will offer to publish questions, answers, opinions or ratings, hereinafter referred to as "contributions", on our website. If you take advantage of this offer, we will process and publish your contribution, the date and time of submission and the pseudonym you may have used.

The legal basis for this is Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future in accordance with Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR. To do this, you only have to inform us about your revocation.

In addition, we also process your IP and email address. The IP address is processed because we have a legitimate interest in initiating or supporting further steps if your contribution encroaches on the rights of third parties and / or it is otherwise unlawful or contrary to the values and beliefs of the Sense Sisters shareholders.

In this case, the legal basis is Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the legal defense that may be necessary.

 

Facebook and Instagram

To advertise our products and services as well as to communicate with interested parties or customers, we operate a company presence on the social media platforms Facebook and Instagram.

We are jointly responsible for this social media platform with Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbor, Dublin 2 Ireland.

The data protection officer of Facebook can be reached via a contact form:

https://www.facebook.com/help/contact/540977946302970

We have regulated joint responsibility in an agreement with regard to the respective obligations within the meaning of the GDPR. This agreement, from which the mutual obligations arise, can be accessed under the following link:

https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/page_controller_addendum

The legal basis for the processing of personal data that takes place as a result and is reproduced below is Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the analysis, communication, and sales and promotion of our products and services.

The legal basis can also be the consent of the user in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR to the platform operator. According to Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR, the user can revoke his consent to this at any time by notifying the platform operator for the future.

When you visit our online presence on the Facebook platform, Facebook Ireland Ltd. as the operator of the platform in the EU processes user data (e.g. personal information, IP address, etc.).

This user data is used for statistical information about the use of our company presence on Facebook. Facebook Ireland Ltd. uses this data for market research and advertising purposes and to create user profiles. Based on these profiles, Facebook Ireland Ltd. For example, it is possible to advertise users within and outside of Facebook based on their interests. If the user is logged into his account on Facebook at the time of access, Facebook Ireland Ltd. can also link the data with the respective user account.

If the user contacts us via Facebook, the personal data entered by the user on this occasion will be used to process the request. The user's data will be deleted by us, provided that the user's request has been finally answered and there are no legal retention requirements, such as in the case of subsequent contract processing, to the contrary.

Facebook Ireland Ltd. possibly also set cookies.

If the user does not agree to this processing, it is possible to prevent the installation of cookies by setting the browser accordingly. Cookies that have already been saved can also be deleted at any time. The settings for this depend on the respective browser. In the case of Flash cookies, processing cannot be prevented via the settings of the browser, but by the corresponding setting of the Flash player. Should the user prevent or restrict the installation of cookies, this may mean that not all Facebook functions can be used to their full extent.

 

More information about the processing activities, their prevention and the deletion of the data processed by Facebook can be found in Facebook's data policy:

https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation

It cannot be ruled out that the processing by Facebook Ireland Ltd. also via Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California 94025 in the USA.

Facebook Inc. has submitted to the "EU-US Privacy Shield" and thereby declares compliance with EU data protection requirements when processing data in the USA.

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnywAAC&status=Active

 

Instagram

To advertise our products and services and to communicate with interested parties or customers, we operate a company presence on the Instagram platform.

We are jointly responsible for this social media platform with Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbor, Dublin 2 Ireland.

Instagram's data protection officer can be reached using a contact form:

https://www.facebook.com/help/contact/540977946302970

We have regulated joint responsibility in an agreement with regard to the respective obligations within the meaning of the GDPR. This agreement, from which the mutual obligations arise, can be accessed under the following link:

https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/page_controller_addendum

The legal basis for the processing of personal data that takes place as a result and is reproduced below is Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the analysis, communication, and sales and promotion of our products and services.

The legal basis can also be the consent of the user in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR to the platform operator. According to Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR, the user can revoke his consent to this at any time by notifying the platform operator for the future.

When you visit our online presence on the Instagram platform, Facebook Ireland Ltd. as the operator of the platform in the EU processes user data (e.g. personal information, IP address, etc.).

This user data is used for statistical information about the use of our company presence on Instagram. Facebook Ireland Ltd. uses this data for market research and advertising purposes and to create user profiles. Based on these profiles, Facebook Ireland Ltd. For example, it is possible to advertise users within and outside of Instagram based on their interests. If the user is logged into their Instagram account at the time of access, Facebook Ireland Ltd. also link the data with the respective user account.

If the user makes contact via Instagram, the personal data entered by the user on this occasion will be used to process the request. The user's data will be deleted by us, provided that the user's request has been finally answered and there are no legal retention requirements, such as in the case of subsequent contract processing, to the contrary.

Facebook Ireland Ltd. possibly also set cookies.

If the user does not agree to this processing, it is possible to prevent the installation of cookies by setting the browser accordingly. Cookies that have already been saved can also be deleted at any time. The settings for this depend on the respective browser. In the case of Flash cookies, processing cannot be prevented via the settings of the browser, but by the corresponding setting of the Flash player. Should the user prevent or restrict the installation of cookies, this may mean that not all Facebook functions can be used to their full extent.

 

More information on the processing activities, their prevention and the deletion of the data processed by Instagram can be found in the

Instagram data policy:

https://help.instagram.com/519522125107875

It cannot be ruled out that the processing by Facebook Ireland Ltd. also via Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California 94025 in the USA.

Facebook Inc. has submitted to the "EU-US Privacy Shield" and thereby declares compliance with EU data protection requirements when processing data in the USA.

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnywAAC&status=Active

 

Linking social media via graphic or text link

We also advertise presences on the social networks listed below on our website. The integration takes place via a linked graphic of the respective network. The use of this linked graphic prevents that when a website that has a social media application is called up, a connection is automatically established to the respective server of the social network in order to display a graphic of the respective network itself. The user is only forwarded to the service of the respective social network by clicking on the corresponding graphic.

After the user has been forwarded, information about the user is recorded by the respective network. It cannot be ruled out that the data collected in this way may be processed  Data takes place in the USA.

This is initially data such as the IP address, date, time and page visited. If the user is logged into their user account of the respective network during this time, the network operator can, if necessary, assign the information collected from the specific visit of the user to the user's personal account. If the user interacts via a “share” button on the respective network, this information can be saved in the user's personal user account and, if necessary, published. If the user wants to prevent the information collected from being directly assigned to his user account, he must log out before clicking on the graphic. It is also possible to configure the respective user account accordingly.

 

The following social networks are linked to our site:

facebook / instagram

Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland, a subsidiary of Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA.

Data protection declaration: https://www.facebook.com/policy.php

Certification EU-US data protection ("EU-US Privacy Shield") https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnywAAC&status=Active

 

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics on our website. This is a web analysis service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, hereinafter referred to as “Google”.

Through the certification according to the EU-US data protection shield ("EU-US Privacy Shield")

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Google guarantees that the EU's data protection requirements will also be complied with when processing data in the USA.

The Google Analytics service is used to analyze the usage behavior of our website. The legal basis is Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit.f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our website.

Usage and user-related information, such as IP address, location, time or frequency of visits to our website, are transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, we use Google Analytics with the so-called anonymization function. With this function, Google shortens the IP address within the EU or the EEA.

The data collected in this way is in turn used by Google to provide us with an evaluation of the visit to our website and of the usage activities there. This data can also be used to provide other services related to the use of our website and the use of the Internet.

Google states that it will not associate your IP address with other data.

 

In addition, Google holds at https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/partners

Further data protection information is ready for you, for example also about the possibilities to prevent the use of data.

Furthermore, Google offers under

https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

a so-called deactivation add-on along with further information on this. This add-on can be installed with common internet browsers and offers you further control over the data that Google collects when you visit our website. The add-on informs the JavaScript (ga.js) of Google Analytics that information about visiting our website should not be transmitted to Google Analytics. However, this does not prevent information from being transmitted to us or to other web analysis services. You can of course also find out in this data protection declaration whether and which other web analysis services are used by us

 

You are welcome to contact our data protection officer at Sense Sisters GbR at any time if you have any questions or a context-related request at info@sensesisters.de. cThe protection of your personal data is very important to us.