Privacy Policy

The person responsible for data processing is:
Hubert Sommer
Schelklinger Straße 15
89155 Ringingen
+49 7344 9525-86
info@hattech.de

Thank you for your interest in our online shop. Protecting your privacy is very important to us. Below we inform you in detail about the handling of your data.

1. Access data and hosting

You can visit our website without providing any personal information. Each time a website is accessed, the web server only automatically saves a so-called server log file, which contains, for example, the name of the requested file, your IP address, the date and time of the access, the amount of data transferred and the requesting provider (access data) and documents the access.

These access data are evaluated exclusively for the purpose of ensuring trouble-free operation of the site and improving our offer. According to Art. 6 Para. 1 Clause 1 lit. f GDPR to protect our legitimate interests, which outweigh our interests, in a correct presentation of our offer. All access data will be deleted no later than seven days after the end of your visit to the site.

Hosting services by a third party provider
As part of processing on our behalf, a third party provider provides us with the services for hosting and displaying the website. This serves to safeguard our legitimate interests, which predominate in the context of a balance of interests, in a correct presentation of our offer. All data that is collected as part of the use of this website or in the forms provided in the online shop as described below is processed on its servers. Processing on other servers only takes place within the scope explained here.

This service provider is located within a country of the European Union or the European Economic Area.

2. Data collection and use for contract processing, establishing contact

We collect personal data if you voluntarily provide it to us as part of your order or when you contact us (e.g. using the contact form or email). Mandatory fields are marked as such, since in these cases we need the data to process the contract or to process your contact and you cannot send the order or contact without their information. Which data is collected can be seen from the respective input forms. We use the data provided by you in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. b GDPR for contract processing and processing your inquiries. If you have given your consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR by opting to open a customer account, we use your data for the purpose of opening a customer account. After completion of the contract or deletion of your customer account, your data will be restricted for further processing and deleted after the tax and commercial retention periods, unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data or we reserve the right to use the data beyond that is permitted by law and about which we inform you in this declaration. Your customer account can be deleted at any time and either by sending a message to the contact option described below or using a function provided in the customer account. After completion of the contract or deletion of your customer account, your data will be restricted for further processing and deleted after the tax and commercial retention periods, unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data or we reserve the right to use the data beyond that is permitted by law and about which we inform you in this declaration. Your customer account can be deleted at any time and either by sending a message to the contact option described below or using a function provided in the customer account. After completion of the contract or deletion of your customer account, your data will be restricted for further processing and deleted after the tax and commercial retention periods, unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data or we reserve the right to use the data beyond that is permitted by law and about which we inform you in this declaration. Your customer account can be deleted at any time and either by sending a message to the contact option described below or using a function provided in the customer account. unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data or we reserve the right to use the data beyond this, which is permitted by law and about which we inform you in this declaration. Your customer account can be deleted at any time and either by sending a message to the contact option described below or using a function provided in the customer account. unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data or we reserve the right to use the data beyond this, which is permitted by law and about which we inform you in this declaration. Your customer account can be deleted at any time and either by sending a message to the contact option described below or using a function provided in the customer account.

3. Data transfer

To fulfill the contract in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. b GDPR we pass on your data to the shipping company commissioned with the delivery, insofar as this is necessary for the delivery of ordered goods. Depending on which payment service provider you select in the ordering process, we will forward the payment data collected for this to the credit institution commissioned with the payment and, if applicable, the payment service provider commissioned by us or the selected payment service provider to process payments. Some of the selected payment service providers also collect this data themselves if you create an account there. In this case, you must log in to the payment service provider with your access data during the ordering process. In this respect, the data protection declaration of the respective payment service provider applies.

Disclosure of data to debt collection companies
To fulfill the contract in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. b GDPR, we pass on your data to a commissioned collection agency, insofar as our payment claim has not been paid despite a previous reminder. In this case, the debt is collected directly from the collection company. In addition, the transfer serves to protect our legitimate interests, which predominate in the context of a balancing of interests, in an effective assertion or enforcement of our payment claim in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR.

4. Email newsletter

Email advertising with registration for the newsletter
If you register for our newsletter, we use the data required for this or separately provided by you to regularly send you our email newsletter based on your consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR.

You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time and either by sending a message to the contact option described below or by using the link provided in the newsletter. After unsubscribing, we will delete your email address, unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data or we reserve the right to use the data beyond that, which is permitted by law and about which we inform you in this declaration.

The newsletter is sent as part of a processing on our behalf by a service provider to whom we pass on your email address.

This service provider is located within a country of the European Union or the European Economic Area.

5. Cookies

In order to make the visit to our website attractive and to enable the use of certain functions, to display suitable products or for market research, we use so-called cookies on various pages. This serves to safeguard our legitimate interests, which predominate in the context of a balance of interests, in an optimized presentation of our offer in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR. Cookies are small text files that are automatically saved on your device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the end of the browser session, i.e. after you close your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your device and enable us to recognize your browser the next time you visit (persistent cookies). The duration of the storage can be found in the overview in the cookie settings of your web browser. You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and decide individually whether to accept them or to exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general. Each browser differs in the way it manages the cookie settings. This is described in the help menu of each browser, which explains how you can change your cookie settings. You can find these for the respective browser under the following links: that you are informed about the setting of cookies and decide individually on their acceptance or exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general. Each browser differs in the way it manages the cookie settings. This is described in the help menu of each browser, which explains how you can change your cookie settings. You can find these for the respective browser under the following links: that you are informed about the setting of cookies and decide individually on their acceptance or exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general. Each browser differs in the way it manages the cookie settings. This is described in the help menu of each browser, which explains how you can change your cookie settings. You can find these for the respective browser under the following links:
Internet Explorer ™: https://support.microsoft.com/de-de/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Safari ™: https://support.apple.com/de-de/ guide / safari / sfri11471 / 12.0 / mac / 10.14
Chrome ™: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=de&hlrm=en
Firefox ™ https://support.mozilla.org/de/kb / Allow and refuse cookies
Opera ™: https://help.opera.com/de/latest/web-preferences/#cookies

If you do not accept cookies, the functionality of our website may be restricted.

Google Maps
This website uses Google Maps to visually display geographic information. Google Maps is an offer from Google Ireland Limited, a company registered and operated under Irish law with its registered office at Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland (www.google.de). This serves to protect our legitimate interests, which predominate in the context of a balance of interests, in an optimized presentation of our offer and easy accessibility of our locations in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR.
When using Google Maps, Google transmits or processes data about the use of the map functions by website visitors, which may include in particular the IP address and location data. We have no influence on this data processing.
Insofar as information is transferred to Google servers in the USA and stored there, the American company Google LLC is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield. A current certificate can be viewed here. As a result of this agreement between the USA and the European Commission, the latter has determined an appropriate level of data protection for companies certified under the Privacy Shield.
In order to deactivate the Google Maps service and thus prevent data transmission to Google, you must deactivate the JavaScript function in your browser. In this case, Google Maps cannot be used or can only be used to a limited extent.
Further information on data processing by Google can be found in Google's data protection information The Google Maps Terms of Service contain detailed information about the map service.
The data processing takes place on the basis of an agreement between jointly responsible persons according to Art. 26 GDPR, which you can see here .

Google reCAPTCHA
For the purpose of protection against misuse of our web forms and against spam, we use the Google reCAPTCHA service in the context of some forms on this website. Google reCAPTCHA is an offer from Google Ireland Limited, a company registered and operated under Irish law with its registered office at Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland. (www.google.de). By checking manual input, this service prevents automated software (so-called bots) from carrying out abusive activities on the website. According to Art. 6 Para. 1 Clause 1 lit. f GDPR to protect our legitimate interests in protecting our website, which outweigh our interests, in protecting our website from misuse and in a trouble-free presentation of our online presence.
Google reCAPTCHA uses a code embedded in the website, a so-called JavaScript, as part of the verification, methods that enable an analysis of your use of the website, such as cookies. The automatically collected information about your use of this website, including your IP address, is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. In addition, other cookies stored in your browser by Google services are evaluated by Google reCAPTCHA.
There is no reading or saving of personal data from the input fields of the respective form.
Insofar as information is transferred to Google servers in the USA and stored there, the American company Google LLC is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield. A current certificate can  be  viewed here. As a result of this agreement between the USA and the European Commission, the latter has determined an appropriate level of data protection for companies certified under the Privacy Shield.
You can prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the JavaScript or cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by executing it in your browser settings prevent JavaScripts or the setting of cookies. Please note that this can limit the functionality of our website for your use.
Further information on Google's data protection policy can be found  here .

Our online presence on Facebook, Google
Our presence on social networks and platforms serves for better, active communication with our customers and prospects. We provide information about our products and ongoing special promotions.
When you visit our online presence in social media, your data can be automatically collected and stored for market research and advertising purposes. So-called usage profiles are created from this data using pseudonyms. These can be used, for example, to place advertisements inside and outside the platforms that are believed to correspond to your interests. For this purpose, cookies are generally used on your end device. The visitor behavior and the interests of the users are stored in these cookies. According to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. GDPR to protect our legitimate interests, which predominate in the context of a balance of interests, in an optimized presentation of our offer and effective communication with customers and interested parties. If you are asked for your consent (consent) to the data processing by the respective social media platform operators, e.g. with the help of a checkbox, the legal basis for the data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR.
As far as the aforementioned social media platforms are headquartered in the USA, the following applies: For the USA there is an adequacy decision by the European Commission. This goes back to the EU-US Privacy Shield. A current certificate for the respective company can be viewed here.
The detailed information on the processing and use of data by the providers on their pages as well as a contact option and your rights and settings options to protect your privacy, in particular options for objection (opt-out), can be found in the privacy policy of the providers linked below. If you still need help with this, you can contact us.
Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/

Data processing takes place on the basis of an agreement between jointly responsible persons in accordance with Art. 26 GDPR, which you can see here:
https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/page_controller_addendum

Google / YouTube: https://policies.google.com/privacy Objection

option (opt-out):
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=ads
Google / YouTube: https://adssettings.google .com / authenticated

6. Contact options and your rights

As a data subject, you have the following rights:

  • according to Art. 15 GDPR the right to request information about your personal data processed by us to the extent specified therein;
  • According to Art. 16 GDPR, you have the right to immediately request the correction of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored by us;
  • According to Art. 17 GDPR, the right to request the deletion of your personal data stored by us, unless further processing
    - to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information;
    - to fulfill a legal obligation;
    - for reasons of public interest or
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    is necessary to assert, exercise or defend legal claims ;
  • According to Art. 18 GDPR, you have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data if
    - the accuracy of the data is disputed by you;
    - the processing is unlawful, but you refuse to delete it;
    - we no longer need the data, but you need it to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or
    - you have objected to processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR;
  • According to Art. 20 GDPR, you have the right to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request the transfer to another person responsible;
  • according to Art. 77 GDPR the right to complain to a supervisory authority. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or work or our company headquarters.


If you have any questions about the collection, processing or use of your personal data, information, correction, restriction or deletion of data as well as revocation of consent or objection to a specific use of data, please contact us directly using the contact details in our legal notice.

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Right to Object
If we process personal data as outlined above in order to safeguard our legitimate interests, which outweigh our interests, you can object to this processing with future effect. If the processing takes place for the purposes of direct marketing, you can exercise this right at any time as described above. If the processing takes place for other purposes, you have a right to object only if there are reasons that arise from your particular situation.

After exercising your right to object, we will no longer process your personal data for these purposes, unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or if the processing of the assertion, exercise or defense of Serves legal claims.

This does not apply if the processing is done for direct marketing purposes. Then we will no longer process your personal data for this purpose.********************************************************************

Data protection declaration created with the Trusted Shops legal texts in cooperation with Wilde Beuger Solmecke Rechtsanwälte . Translated by hattech.de from German to English.