Privacy policy

1) information on the collection of personal data and contact details of the person responsible

1.1 We are pleased that you visit our website and thank us for your interest. In the following we inform you about the handling of your personal data when using our website. Personal data are all data with which you can be personally identified.

1.2Responsible for the data processing on this website in the sense of the basic Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO) is Emily Ingeborg Zimber, House of Textile Arts, at Station 8, 94078 Freyung, Germany, tel.: + 49 8551 91 41 480, Fax: + 49 8551 91 41 481, E-mail: hota@house-of-textile-arts.eu. The person responsible for processing personal data is the natural or legal entity who, alone or together with others, decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data. .

1.3 For security reasons and for the protection of the transfer of personal data and other confidential content (e.g. orders or inquiries to the person responsible) This website uses an SSL or TLS encryption. You can see an encrypted connection on the string “https://” and the lock icon in your browser line.

2) Data collection when you visit our website

In the mere informational use of our website, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, we only collect data that your browser transmits to our server (so-called “server LogFiles”). When you visit our website, we collect the following information, which is technically necessary for us to display the website:

  • Our visited website
  • Date and time at time of access
  • Amount of data sent in bytes
  • Source/reference from which you reached the page
  • Browser used
  • Operating system used
  • IP address Used (if applicable: in anonymous form)

Processing is carried out in accordance with article 6 para. 1 lit. F DSGVO on the basis of our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website. A transfer or other use of the data does not take place. However, we reserve the right to check the server logfiles retrospectively, should give specific indications of illegal use.

3) Cookies

In order to make the visit to our website attractive and to enable the use of certain functions, we use so-called cookies on various pages. These are small text files that are stored on your device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the end of the browser session, i.e. after closing your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your device and enable us or our partner companies (third party cookies) to recognize your browser the next time you visit (persistent cookies). If cookies are set, they collect and process specific user information, such as browser and location data and IP address values, on an individual scale. Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period of time, which can vary depending on the cookie.

In some cases, cookies are used to simplify the ordering process by storing settings (e.g. memorizing the contents of a virtual shopping basket for a later visit to the website). As far as personal data are processed by individual cookies implemented by us, the processing is carried out in accordance with article 6 para. 1 lit. (b) DSGVO either for the execution of the contract or in accordance with article 6 para. 1 lit. F DSGVO to safeguard our legitimate interests in the best possible functionality of the website as well as a customer-friendly and effective design of the site visit.

We may cooperate with advertising partners who help us to make our internet offer more interesting for you. For this purpose, when you visit our website, cookies from partner companies are also stored on your hard drive (third-party cookies). If we cooperate with designated advertising partners, you will be informed individually and separately about the use of such cookies and the amount of information collected within the following paragraphs.

Please note that you can set your browser to be informed about the setting of cookies and to decide on their acceptance individually or to exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general. Each browser is different in the way it manages the cookie settings. This is described in the Help menu of each browser, which tells you how to change your cookie settings. You can find them for the respective browsers under the following links:

Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/de-de/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Firefox: Https://support.mozilla.org/de/kb/cookies-erlauben-und-ablehnen
Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=de&hlrm=en
Safari: Https://support.apple.com/kb/ph21411?locale=de_DE
Opera: https://help.opera.com/en/latest/web-preferences/#cookies

Please note that if cookies are not accepted, the functionality of our website may be restricted.

4) Contact

Personal data will be collected as part of contacting us (e.g. by contact form or e-mail). Which data are collected in the case of a contact form can be seen from the respective contact form. This data is stored and used solely for the purpose of answering your question or for contacting and related technical administration. The legal basis for the processing of the data is our legitimate interest in answering your questions in accordance with article 6 para. 1 lit. F DSGVO. If its contact is aimed at concluding a contract, an additional legal basis for the processing is Article 6 para. 1 lit. (b) DSGVO. Your data will be deleted after the final processing of your request, this is the case if it is clear from the circumstances that the facts in question are conclusively clarified and that there are no legal retention obligations.

5) data processing at the opening of a customer account and contract processing

In accordance with article 6 ( 1 lit. b DSGVO Personal data will continue to be collected and processed if you inform us about the execution of a contract or the opening of a customer account. The data that is collected is shown in the respective input forms. A deletion of your customer account is possible at any time and can be done by a message to the above address of the person responsible. We store and use the data you have provided for the processing of the contract. After the complete execution of the contract or deletion of your customer account, your data will be blocked with consideration for tax and commercial retention periods and deleted after the expiry of these deadlines, unless you explicitly refer to further use of your Data has been consented to, or a legally permitted further use of data has been reserved on our part, which we inform you accordingly.

6) Use of your data for direct marketing

6.1 Registration for our e-mail newsletter

If you subscribe to our e-mail newsletter, we will send you regular information about our offers. Your e-mail address is the only required information for sending the newsletter. The disclosure of additional data may be optional and will be used to contact you personally. For the sending of the newsletter we use the so-called double opt-in procedure. This means that we will not send you an e-mail newsletter until you have expressly confirmed to us that you agree to the sending of newsletters. We will send you a confirmation email asking you to confirm that you want to receive newsletters in the future by clicking on an appropriate link.

By activating the confirmation link you give us your consent for the use of your personal data in accordance with article 6 para. 1 lit. A DSGVO. When registering for the newsletter, we will store your IP address, registered by the Internet service provider (ISP), as well as the date and time of registration, in order to be able to track any misuse of your e-mail address at a later date. The data collected by us when registering for the newsletter is used exclusively for advertising purposes by way of the newsletter. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time by using the link provided in the newsletter or by corresponding message to the responsible person mentioned above. After you have cancelled your email address, your e-mail will be immediately deleted in our newsletter-mailing list, unless you have expressly agreed to further use of your data or we reserve a any data use, which is permitted by law and which we inform you of in this statement.

6.2 sending the e-mail newsletter to existing customers

If you have provided us with your e-mail address when purchasing goods or services, we reserve the right to send you regular offers on similar goods or services, such as those already purchased, from our assortment by e-mail. For this we do not have to obtain a separate consent from you. The data processing takes place solely on the basis of our legitimate interest in personalized direct advertising in accordance with article 6 para. 1 lit. F DSGVO. If you initially objected to the use of your e-mail address for this purpose, we will not send you a mail. You are entitled to object to the use of your e-mail address to the aforementioned advertising purpose at any time with effect for the future by a notice to the person responsible at the beginning. For this purpose, you only incur transmission costs according to the basic tariffs. Upon receipt of your opposition, the use of your e-mail address will be discontinued immediately for advertising purposes.

6.3 Newsletter delivery via MailChimp
Our e-mail newsletters are sent through the technical service provider The rocket Science Group, LLC D/b/A MailChimp, 675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Suite 5000, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA (https://mailchimp.com), to which we have provided your newsletter Share data. Such transfer shall be made in accordance with article 6 ( 1 lit. F DSGVO and serves our legitimate interest in the use of an advertising-effective, safe and user-friendly newsletter-module. Please note that your data is usually transferred to a server of MailChimp in the USA and stored there.
MailChimp uses this information to send the newsletter on our behalf.. MailChimp does not use the data of our newsletter recipients in order to write it ourselves or to pass it on to third parties.
To protect your data in the United States, we have concluded a data processing agreement with MAILCHIMP on the basis of the standard contractual clauses of the European Commission in order to transfer your personal data to MailChimp Allow. This data processing contract can be viewed in case of interest under the following Internet address: https://mailchimp.com/legal/forms/data-processing-agreement
MailChimp is also certified under the US-European Data Protection agreement “Privacy Shield” and undertakes to comply with EU data protection regulations.
You can view the privacy policy of MailChimp here: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/

7) Data processing for order Processing

7.1 The personal data collected by us will be passed on to the transport company responsible for the delivery, as far as this is necessary for the delivery of the goods. We will pass on your payment data to the authorized credit institution as part of the payment processing, if this is necessary for the payment processing. If payment service providers are used, we will inform you explicitly. The legal basis for the transmission of the data is Article 6 para. 1 lit. (b) DSGVO.

7.2 use of Paymentdienstleistern (payment service provider)

-PayPal
In case of payment via PayPal, credit card via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal or – if offered-“purchase on account” or “instalment payment” via PayPal, we will pass your payment data to PayPal (Europe) S.A.R.L. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg (hereinafter “PayPal”), next. The transfer shall be made in accordance with article 6 para. 1 lit. (b) DSGVO and only to the extent necessary for payment processing.
PayPal reserves the right to credit card payment via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal or – if offered – “Purchase on account” or “instalment payment” via PayPal to carry out a credit report. For this purpose, your payment data may be used according to article 6 para. 1 lit. F DSGVO, on the basis of the legitimate interest of PayPal, is passed on to the determination of its solvency to credit bureaus. The result of the credit check in relation to the statistical default probability uses PayPal for the purpose of deciding on the delivery of the respective payment method. The credit information can contain probability values (so-called score values). If score values are included in the result of the credit report, they have their basis in a scientifically recognized mathematical-statistical process. The calculation of score values includes, but is not limited to, address data. For further information on data protection, including the credit bureaus used, please refer to the PayPal Privacy policy: Https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full
You may at any time object to this processing of your data by a message to PayPal. However, PayPal may still be entitled to process your personal data, if this is necessary for the contractual payment processing.

8) Web Analytics Services

Jetpack (formerly WordPress.com-Stats)

This offer uses the Web Analytics Service Jetpack (formerly WordPress.com-Stats) operated by Autolanguic Inc., 60 29th Street #343, San Francisco, CA 94110-4929, USA, using the tracking technology of Quantcast Inc., 201 3rd St, Floor 2, San Francisco, CA 94103-3153, United States. Jetpack is based on our legitimate interest in the statistical analysis of the user behaviour for optimization and marketing purposes according to article 6 para 1 lit. F DSGVO pseudonymised Visitor data is collected, evaluated and stored. From this data pseudonymised usage profiles can be created and evaluated for the same purpose. Jetpack uses so-called cookies, i.e. small text files, which are stored locally in the cache of the Internet browser of the page visitor. These cookies are used, among other things, to recognize the browser, and thus allow a more accurate determination of the statistics data. The IP address of the user is part of the collected information, but is pseudonymisiert immediately after the collection and before its storage in order to exclude a person’s ability to collect.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including the pseudonymised IP address) will be transferred to a server in the United States and stored there to maintain the above-mentioned interests.
Autolanguic Inc. Based in the United States, the US-European Data Protection Convention is certified as “Privacy shield”, which ensures compliance with the data protection standards in force in the EU.

In order to contradict data collection and storage of your visitor data for the future, you can obtain an opt-out cookie from Quantcast under the following link, which will cause no visitor data from your browser to be collected at Jetpack and Be saved: https://www.quantcast.com/opt-out
The opt-out cookie is set by Quantcast.

9) Tools and Miscellaneous

Google reCAPTCHA

On this website we also use the reCAPTCHA feature of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). This function is used primarily to differentiate whether an input is made by a natural person or is done by machine and automated processing. The service includes the sending of the IP address and any other data required by Google for the service reCAPTCHA to Google and is done according to article 6 para. 1 lit. F DSGVO on the basis of our legitimate interest in the determination of the individual will-carrying of acts on the Internet and the prevention of misuse and spam.

Google LLC mit Sitz in den USA ist für das us-europäische Datenschutzübereinkommen „Privacy Shield“ zertifiziert, welches die Einhaltung des in der EU geltenden Datenschutzniveaus gewährleistet.

For more information on Google reCAPTCHA and Google’s privacy policy, please see: https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/

10) Rights of the person concerned

10.1 The applicable Data Protection Law grants you comprehensive rights (information and intervention rights) to the person responsible regarding the processing of your personal data, which we inform you about below:

  • Auskunftsrecht gemäß Art. 15 DSGVO: Sie haben insbesondere ein Recht auf Auskunft über Ihre von uns verarbeiteten personenbezogenen Daten, die Verarbeitungszwecke, die Kategorien der verarbeiteten personenbezogenen Daten, die Empfänger oder Kategorien von Empfängern, gegenüber denen Ihre Daten offengelegt wurden oder werden, die geplante Speicherdauer bzw. die Kriterien für die Festlegung der Speicherdauer, das Bestehen eines Rechts auf Berichtigung, Löschung, Einschränkung der Verarbeitung, Widerspruch gegen die Verarbeitung, Beschwerde bei einer Aufsichtsbehörde, die Herkunft Ihrer Daten, wenn diese nicht durch uns bei Ihnen erhoben wurden, das Bestehen einer automatisierten Entscheidungsfindung einschließlich Profiling und ggf. aussagekräftige Informationen über die involvierte Logik und die Sie betreffende Tragweite und die angestrebten Auswirkungen einer solchen Verarbeitung, sowie Ihr Recht auf Unterrichtung, welche Garantien gemäß Art. 46 DSGVO bei Weiterleitung Ihrer Daten in Drittländer bestehen;
  • Recht auf Berichtigung gemäß Art. 16 DSGVO: Sie haben ein Recht auf unverzügliche Berichtigung Sie betreffender unrichtiger Daten und/oder Vervollständigung Ihrer bei uns gespeicherten unvollständigen Daten;
  • Recht auf Löschung gemäß Art. 17 DSGVO: Sie haben das Recht, die Löschung Ihrer personenbezogenen Daten bei Vorliegen der Voraussetzungen des Art. 17 Abs.

    1 DSGVO zu verlangen.

    Dieses Recht besteht jedoch insbesondere dann nicht, wenn die Verarbeitung zur Ausübung des Rechts auf freie Meinungsäußerung und Information, zur Erfüllung einer rechtlichen Verpflichtung, aus Gründen des öffentlichen Interesses oder zur Geltendmachung, Ausübung oder Verteidigung von Rechtsansprüchen erforderlich ist;

  • Recht auf Einschränkung der Verarbeitung gemäß Art. 18 DSGVO: Sie haben das Recht, die Einschränkung der Verarbeitung Ihrer personenbezogenen Daten zu verlangen, solange die von Ihnen bestrittene Richtigkeit Ihrer Daten überprüft wird, wenn Sie eine Löschung Ihrer Daten wegen unzulässiger Datenverarbeitung ablehnen und stattdessen die Einschränkung der Verarbeitung Ihrer Daten verlangen, wenn Sie Ihre Daten zur Geltendmachung, Ausübung oder Verteidigung von Rechtsansprüchen benötigen, nachdem wir diese Daten nach Zweckerreichung nicht mehr benötigen oder wenn Sie Widerspruch aus Gründen Ihrer besonderen Situation eingelegt haben, solange noch nicht feststeht, ob unsere berechtigten Gründe überwiegen;
  • Recht auf Unterrichtung gemäß Art. 19 DSGVO: Haben Sie das Recht auf Berichtigung, Löschung oder Einschränkung der Verarbeitung gegenüber dem Verantwortlichen geltend gemacht, ist dieser verpflichtet, allen Empfängern, denen die Sie betreffenden personenbezogenen Daten offengelegt wurden, diese Berichtigung oder Löschung der Daten oder Einschränkung der Verarbeitung mitzuteilen, es sei denn, dies erweist sich als unmöglich oder ist mit einem unverhältnismäßigen Aufwand verbunden.

    Ihnen steht das Recht zu, über diese Empfänger unterrichtet zu werden.

  • Recht auf Datenübertragbarkeit gemäß Art. 20 DSGVO: Sie haben das Recht, Ihre personenbezogenen Daten, die Sie uns bereitgestellt haben, in einem strukturierten, gängigen und maschinenlesebaren Format zu erhalten oder die Übermittlung an einen anderen Verantwortlichen zu verlangen, soweit dies technisch machbar ist;
  • Recht auf Widerruf erteilter Einwilligungen gemäß Art. 7 Abs.

    3 DSGVO: Sie haben das Recht, eine einmal erteilte Einwilligung in die Verarbeitung von Daten jederzeit mit Wirkung für die Zukunft zu widerrufen.

    Im Falle des Widerrufs werden wir die betroffenen Daten unverzüglich löschen, sofern eine weitere Verarbeitung nicht auf eine Rechtsgrundlage zur einwilligungslosen Verarbeitung gestützt werden kann.
    The revocation of the consent does not affect the legality of the processing due to the consent until the revocation;

  • Right to appeal pursuant to article 77 DSGVO: If you believe that the processing of personal data relating to you violates the DSGVO, you have the right, without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, to A complaint to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of their place of stay, their workplace or the place of the alleged infringement.

10.2 right of objection

If we process your personal data in the context of a balancing of interests based on our predominantly legitimate interest, you have the right at any time, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to violate this processing Appeal with effect for the future.
If you make use of your right to object, we will terminate the processing of the data concerned. However, further processing is reserved if we can prove compelling reasons for the processing that outweigh your interests, fundamental rights and fundamental freedoms, or if the processing of the assertion, exercise or defence of Legal claims.

If your personal data are processed by us in order to run direct advertising, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data for the purpose of such advertising. You can exercise the opposition as described above.

If you make use of your right to object, we will terminate the processing of the data concerned for direct advertising purposes.

11) duration of the storage of personal data

The duration of the storage of personal data is measured according to the respective legal retention period (e.g. trade and tax-related retention periods). At the end of the period, the relevant data are routinely deleted, unless they are no longer necessary for the performance of the contract or the initiation of the contract and/or on our part there is no legitimate interest in the further storage.