Data protection statement

Introduction
Your privacy is important to us and we want you to feel comfortable visiting our websites. The protection of your privacy in the processing of your personal data is an important concern to which we pay special attention during our business processes. Any personal data collected during visits to our websites are processed by us according to the legal provisions of the German Data Protection Act (BDSG). Our websites may include, however, links to other Web sites which are not covered by this privacy statement. 

Personal Data
Personal data is specific information about personal or factual characteristics relating to a certain natural person, or a natural person who can be specified (person concerned). This includes information such as your real name, address, telephone number and email address. Information that cannot be directly linked to your real identity (such as favourite websites or number of users of a site) is not considered personal data.

You can always use our website without disclosing your identity. If you opt for a registration and register as member (registered user), you can save your personal data in your user profile. It is at your discretion whether or not you enter this data.
We take every effort to ensure that the majority of our website can be accessed without the need for us to collect your personal data. When you register, we will ask you for your first and family names, address and a valid email address. When accessing our web pages, additional data is saved on the server (for example the IP address, date, time, and viewed pages). There is no utilization of personal data. We reserve the right, however, to use anonymised records for statistical evaluation. We use the personal data for purposes of the technical administration of the web pages and for customer administration only to the necessary extent. Beyond that, personal data is stored only if it is given voluntarily.

Use of personal data
We use your personal information only for the processing and completion of your orders. In accordance with the applicable Germany regulations, we may only collect, save, change, transmit, block, delete and use personal data for which we have been granted legal permission to, for which we have received consent to, or for which is needed for initiating a contractual relationship and is necessary for billing purposes.

Passing on personal data
Your personal data will not be disclosed, distributed, sold or communicated in any other way to third parties unless it is necessary in order to fulfil a contract or you have given your express consent, such as for the logistics company or the credit card provider. In such cases, the scope of the transmitted data is restricted to the absolutely required minimum.

Anonymised data
When you access our offers, information on the access (date, time, visited page) may be stored on our server. These data are not personal data and are stored in an anonymous form. It is exclusively evaluated for statistical purposes.

Free information on stored data
The German data protection act guarantees you information free of charge about your stored personal data and, if you so wish, your right to the correction, blocking or deletion of these data. This can be done by sending an email to one of the operator's specified email addresses. We are trying to keep our data accurate and current and if it should nevertheless be inaccurate, we shall hasten to correct it upon your request.

Right of revocation
If you have left your personal data with us, at any given time you also have the right to demand the deletion of this data. Upon request, we will delete all your personal data provided we no longer need it to fulfil our contractual obligations and there are no statutory regulations prohibiting a deletion. Your data will then be blocked instead of being deleted. You can use the user profile to modify and delete your data any time. For questions concerning data protection, collection, processing or use of your personal data, enquiries, corrections, deletions of your account, blocking or deletion of data, please send an email to one of the operator's specified email addresses.

Declaration of consent
With the closing of the contract, you declare your explicit agreement to the collection, processing and use of the data detailed above.

Newsletter
With your consent, which we will collect separately, you agree that we can use your data for sending you our newsletter. You may revoke this consent at any time with effect for the future. Furthermore, we use listed address information for advertising and market research purposes. You can revoke at any time the utilization of your data for advertising purposes. When you register for the newsletter, your email address will be used for advertising purposes with your approval until you unsubscribe the newsletter. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Children
Persons below the age of 18 should not transmit personal data to us without the consent of their parents or legal guardians. We do not solicit personal data from minors, nor do we collect such data and pass them on to third parties.

Cookies
We use cookies on various pages to make visiting our website more attractive and in order to make it possible to use certain functions, without being mentioned by us. Cookies are small files temporarily set on your computer. Most of the cookies used by us are deleted from your hard drive at the end of the browser session (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your computer and enable us to identify your computer the next time you visit our website (so-called permanent cookies). Our partners are not authorised to collect, process or use personal data via our website using cookies. However, you can deactivate this function or set your browser to inform you when a cookie is being placed. The stored data will be deleted when you leave our website.

Links to websites of third parties
The links disclosed have been researched and put together as carefully as possible. We have no influence on the present and future design and content of the linked external pages. We are not responsible for the content of the linked sites and do not make the content our own. The provider of the page to which reference was made, not the party simply referring to the respective publication through links, shall, alone, be liable for illegal, wrong or incomplete contents and particularly for those damages that may result from the utilisation or non-utilisation of such information. Any party giving direction to a site by providing a link bears no liability for the contents of that site. We are only responsible for external information, if we are aware of the information and it's potential illegal and indictable content and if it is technically possible and reasonable to avoid it's usage.

Questions and comments
For questions and comments, please send an email to one of the operator's specified email addresses or to this email address: info@watch.de