Privacy Policy

Privacy policy to download (As of 24 May 2018)

This text has been translated automatically from German and can only be used as reference. The only valid version of this text is the original German version.

Privacy and data security for customers and users is a high priority for gruuna. Therefore, the protection of personal data during all business processes is very important to us. We appreciate your trust that gruuna conscientiously deals with this data. The following statement informs you about the collection and use of personal data during your use of the gruuna internet platform and, at the same time, reflects the content of your consent.

Content

  1. Responsible body
  2. Admissibility of data collection and use
  3. Data collection and storage
  4. Data usage and transmission
  5. Consent
  6. Cookies
  7. User rights
  8. Newsletter mailing by MailChimp
  9. Use of Google Analytics
  10. Use of Google Remarketing
  1. Responsible body

    Responsible body in the sense of the data protection laws is the gruuna GmbH & Co. KG, An der Wiesenmühle 13, 09224 Chemnitz, Federal Republic of Germany (in the following: "gruuna").

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  2. Admissibility of data collection and use
    1. The collection and use of personal data during your use of the gruuna Internet platform takes place in compliance with the provisions of the relevant EU directives, the Federal Data Protection Act and the Telemedia Act.
    2. The collection and use of personal data is permitted thereafter, if the law or a law allows it or if the person concerned has consented. The collection and use of personal data by gruuna takes place either on the basis of legal permission or on the basis of voluntary and revocable consent of the customer and user.

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  3. Data collection and storage
    1. Gruuna does not collect any personally identifiable information from users who are not logged in by user name. The information collected when accessing the gruuna Internet platform (name of files retrieved, date and time of retrieval, amount of data transmitted, whether a data retrieval was successful, Internet address of the previous page [referrer], information about the program that retrieves the data [ User-Agent]) are used for data security and statistical purposes. This data can not be assigned by gruuna to any specific person. For data collection through "Google Analytics" see section 9.
    2. Gruuna will only collect personal data from users who are not registered by user name, provided that these persons knowingly and voluntarily submit such data to gruuna (for example, when registering as a customer, filling out web forms). The collection of such data is carried out via user-filled form pages on its own initiative. Data will be collected and stored which are required to process the request or to establish and execute a contractual relationship for the use of the gruuna internet platform as a contract customer.
    3. Users registered by user ID are recognizable as such for gruuna due to the active login while using the gruuna internet platform. During the use of the gruuna Internet platform by the logged-in user, gruuna collects and stores personal data for its own business purposes, insofar as it serves the execution of the contractual relationship, the provision, improvement or personalization of gruuna's services. For example, gruuna collects personal information from users e.g. while participating in trading operations while using the user account (e.g., updating account settings) while using the gruuna platform (e.g., search result lists stored by the user). Gruuna also collects personally identifiable information from users to the extent necessary to safeguard legitimate interests of gruuna (e.g., detection, containment and investigation of unlawful activity) and there is no reason to believe that the user's legitimate interest in excluding processing or use outweighs it.
    4. For data collection in the context of newsletter distribution and "Google Analytics", please refer to the explanations in Section 8 and Section 9.

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  4. Data usage and transmission
    1. Personal data of users used for their own business purposes as far as it serves the execution of the contractual relationship, the provision, improvement or personalization of the services of gruuna. For example, gruuna uses personal information from users to provide the shopping cart, to provide search results lists, to provide shopping lists, to provide an overview of completed or active trades, to provide internal news. Contact information of the user is used by gruuna to transmit essential communications (such as customer service, contract documents, invoices), but only to provide marketing information in the event of separate (and revocable) consent of the user, unless the law permits this without consent. Personal data of Users are also processed by gruuna to the extent necessary to safeguard legitimate interests of gruuna (e.g., detection, containment and investigation of unlawful activities) and there is no reason to believe that the user's legitimate interest in excluding processing or use prevails.
    2. The disclosure of personal data by gruuna to third parties (transmission) takes place insofar as the transmission is necessary for the execution of the contractual relationship. Such cases are e.g. the forwarding of the bank account details to the bank for payment processing, the transmission of the identity and address of a user to its trading partner, with which this establishes business relations on the gruuna Internet platform or also the transmission of data on the insurance relationship to the insurer in the context of the use of the option " Safe action ". These third parties may not use the transmitted data for purposes other than the execution of the contract and the legally permissible purposes.
    3. The processing and transmission of data in the context of newsletter distribution and the use of "Google Analytics" is explained in Section 8 and Section 9.

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  5. Consent
    1. The registration for newsletter dispatch requires the respective consent of the user. This is:

      „By subscribing to our newsletter, you agree to be regularly notified by e-mail about dealer offers, promotions and new features on gruuna. In accordance with legal requirements, we process the data processing via the US provider MailChimp outside the EU (for details on data collection and processing, please refer to the privacy policy). You can terminate the subscription to the newsletter at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the newsletter.“.

      and contains a link to the gruuna privacy policy.
    2. Registration as a registered user requires the granting of the consent to the data protection provisions of the gruuna platform. This is:

      „I hereby accept the privacy policy of the platform gruuna.com.“.

      and contains a link to the gruuna privacy policy.
    3. Any consent given may be revoked by the user at any time with effect for the future. In the case of newsletter delivery, e.g. also by calling the cancellation links or a change in the account settings.
    4. Future developments and redesigns of the gruuna platform may require the adaptation of consent. If this is the case, gruuna does not proceed in the same way as in the initial consent, informs the user in advance and acts only on the basis of his consent.

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  6. Cookies
    1. The gruuna websites use cookies to a limited extent. Cookies are files that gruuna transmits to the memory of the user's terminal (e.g., computer) via the user's Internet browser. The information stored on the memory of the user's terminal can be read by the gruuna web servers when using the gruuna Internet platform. Cookies allow the gruuna web servers to recognize a specific device or browser. Gruuna also uses "Google Analytics" and the newsletter service "MailChimp", whereby cookies are also used, see section 8 and section 9.
    2. The cookies used by gruuna are partly necessary to use functions of the gruuna platform. For example, gruuna uses Session cookies (ie cookies that remain stored only as long as the user's browser is active) to identify logged-in users as such and to enable the use of the gruuna platform in the logged-in state. However, there is no merging of the cookie data with gruuna known user identities. Gruuna uses e.g. also cookies to enable the shopping cart function. Other cookies serve to improve the gruuna platform, e.g. Facilitation of navigation. These session cookies contain no personal data. Gruuna also uses cookies with a usage time exceeding one session.
    3. Gruuna may only place cookies on the user's device as far as the user permits. The user controls how the user's device deals with cookies using the cookie settings of his Internet browser or in his device settings. The user can freely block or regulate the handling of cookies and delete cookies at any time.

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  7. User rights
    1. Any user affected by the collection or use of personal data has the right under the relevant statutory conditions to correct, block and delete personal data and to provide information.
    2. The user receives information about stored personal data, e.g. by viewing the administration of your user profile on the gruuna internet platform. There data can also be corrected.
    3. If the use of personal data by gruuna is based on a given consent of the user, the user can terminate this data use by revoking his consent for the future (see section 5).
    4. In privacy concerns, users can always contact gruuna - contact: datenschutz@gruuna.com or under the information in the imprint.

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  8. Newsletter mailing by MailChimp
    1. Newsletter sends gruuna using the service "MailChimp". The operator of MailChimp is Rocket Science Group LLC, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE # 5000, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA. The relevant data collection and data processing takes place on company servers outside the European Union and outside the contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.
    2. Rocket Science Group LLC is certified under the EU-US privacy shield Privacy Shield https://privacyshield.gov/list). The undertakings undertaken by the company will ensure, following the decision of the European Commission, that an adequate level of data protection is ensured. The activity for gruuna also takes place on the basis of a contract for data processing on behalf of ("data processing agreement"). The company's privacy policy is available here: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/.
    3. The use of the newsletter can be done by simply using the e-mail address. Names are optional and have the sole purpose of personally addressing the newsletter. The use of pseudonyms is possible. As part of the registration for the newsletter (double opt-in via confirmation email), the Mailchimp service also logs the registration process, so that gruuna can comply with the legal requirements of the Telemedia Act regarding the recording of consent. For statistical purposes, data on the use of the newsletter is collected and processed by the user, e.g. whether a newsletter has been opened, whether links contained therein have been accessed and from which countries the newsletters have been opened.
    4. Mailchimp performs the data collection in section 8.3. described data collection using cookies and web beacons. Reference is made to the note under point 6.

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  9. Use of Google Analytics
    1. The gruuna websites use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies. Cookies are text files that are stored on the user's computer and that allow an analysis of the user's use of gruuna websites. The information generated by the cookie about the use of the gruuna web pages by the user and is usually and in compliance with the EU-US Privacy Shield Agreement (EU-US Privacy Shield https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/ EU-US_Privacy_Shield) to a Google server in the US and stored there. Gruuna uses Google Analytics on the gruuna websites exclusively using IP anonymization. This truncates the IP address of the user of Google within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. This reduction causes anonymization. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address of the user be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of gruuna, Google uses this information to evaluate the use of the gruuna websites, to compile reports on activities on gruuna websites and to provide other services related to the use of the website and the internet to gruuna. The IP address transmitted via Google Analytics (and previously anonymized by the Internet browser) will not be merged with other data provided by Google.
    2. The user can prevent the storage of cookies by setting the Internet browser software accordingly; gruuna points out that in this case not all functions of these gruuna websites can be fully used. Furthermore, the user can prevent the collection of the data (including IP address) generated by the cookie and its use of the gruuna Internet pages to Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by using the following link (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en) downloads and installs the available browser plugin.
    3. The collection by Google Analytics can also prevent the user by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set which will prevent the future collection of the user's data when visiting these gruuna websites: Disable Google Analytics. The use of cookies must be allowed in the browser of the user.
    4. For more information from Google regarding the Google Analytics terms and conditions and privacy policy, please visit: http://google.com/policies/privacy/partners/, http://google.com/analytics/terms/en.html and http://google.com/intl/de/policies/. Note (see also section 9.1.): Google Analytics has been extended on the gruuna websites with the code "anonymizeIp" to ensure an anonymous collection of IP addresses (IP masking).

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  10. Use of Google Remarketing
    1. The gruuna websites occasionally use the remarketing feature of Google Inc. ("Google"). This feature is designed to show interest-based ads to visitors to the site through the Google Network. The website visitor's browser stores so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and that allow visitors to recognize them when they visit websites that belong to the Google advertising network. On these pages, visitors can then be presented with ads that relate to content that the visitor previously visited on websites that use Google's remarketing feature. The information generated by the cookie about the use of the gruuna web pages by the user and is usually and in compliance with the EU-US Privacy Shield Agreement (EU-US Privacy Shield https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/EU-US_Privacy_Shield) to a Google server in the US and stored there.
    2. Google claims that Google does not collect any personal information during this process. However, if you still do not want Google's Remarketing feature, you can always disable it by making the appropriate settings at http://google.com/settings/ads. Alternatively, you can disable the use of cookies for interest-based advertising through the Network Initiative by following the instructions at http://networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp.
    3. For more information from Google regarding Google Remarketing Terms of Use and Privacy, please visit: http://google.com/policies/privacy/partners/, https://support.google.com/adwords/answer/2453998?hl=en and http://google.com/intl/en/policies/.

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Date: 24 May 2018

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