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PRIVACY POLICY

Responsible for data processing is

Anna & Julie Candles Soap Cosmetics

Buttelstedter Strasse 2c

99427 Weimar

GERMANY

Email: info@annaandjulie.com

 

We are pleased that you are interested 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 called up, the web server automatically saves a so-called server log file, which contains, for example, the name of the requested file, your IP address, date and time of the call, the amount of data transferred and the requesting provider (access data) and documents the call. This access data is evaluated exclusively for the purpose of ensuring trouble-free operation of the site and improving our offer. This serves to protect our overriding legitimate interests in a correct presentation of our offer in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 lit. f GDPR.

All access data will be deleted no later than seven days after the end of your visit to the site.

Hosting

The services for hosting and displaying the website are partly provided by our service providers as part of processing on our behalf. Unless otherwise stated in the present data protection declaration, all access data and all data collected in the forms provided on this website are processed on their servers. If you have any questions about our service providers and the basis of our cooperation with them, please use the contact option described in this data protection declaration.

Data may be transferred to a third country/countries for which the European Commission has not determined an adequate level of data protection due to the use of additional functions by our service provider. An appropriate level of data protection is guaranteed by the conclusion of standard contractual clauses from the European Commission.

2. 2. Data processing for contract processing and contacting

2.1 Data processing for contract processing

For the purpose of contract processing (including inquiries about and processing of any existing warranty and non-performance claims as well as any statutory updating obligations) in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 lit. b GDPR, we collect personal data if you provide it to us as part of your Submit your order voluntarily. Mandatory fields are marked as such, since in these cases we need the data to process the contract and we cannot send the order without providing it. Which data is collected can be seen from the respective input forms. Further information on the processing of your data, in particular on the transfer to our service providers for the purpose of order, payment and shipping processing, can be found in the following sections of this data protection declaration. After the contract has been completed, your data will be restricted for further processing and deleted after the tax and commercial retention periods in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 lit. c GDPR, unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data in accordance with Article 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 lit. a GDPR or we reserve the right to use data beyond this, which is permitted by law and about which we will inform you in this declaration.

2.2 Customer account

If you have given your consent to this in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Clause 1 Letter a GDPR by deciding to open a customer account, we will use your data for the purpose of opening a customer account and storing your data for further future orders our website. The deletion of your customer account is possible at any time and can be done either by sending a message to the contact option described in this data protection declaration or using a function in the customer account provided for this purpose. After your customer account has been deleted, your data will be deleted unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 lit which we inform you in this statement.

2.3 Contacting us

As part of customer communication, we collect personal data to process your inquiries in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 lit. b GDPR if you voluntarily provide them to us when contacting us (e.g. via contact form or e-mail). Mandatory fields are marked as such, since in these cases we need the data to process your contact. Which data is collected can be seen from the respective input forms. After your request has been fully processed, your data will be deleted unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 lit about which we inform you in this statement.

3. Data processing for the purpose of shipping processing

In order to fulfill the contract in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 lit. b GDPR, we pass on your data to the shipping service provider commissioned with the delivery, insofar as this is necessary for the delivery of the goods ordered.

Data transfer to shipping service providers for the purpose of shipping notification

If you have given us your express consent to this during or after your order, we will pass on your e-mail address and telephone number to the selected shipping service provider in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 lit Delivery can contact you for the purpose of delivery notification or coordination. The consent can be revoked at any time by sending a message to the contact option described in this data protection declaration or directly to the shipping service provider at the contact address listed below. After revocation, we will delete the data you have provided for this purpose, unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data or we reserve the right to use data that goes beyond this, which is permitted by law and about which we will inform you in this declaration.

Hermes Germany GmbH

Essener Strasse 89

D-22419 Hamburg

Germany

 

DHL Paket GmbH

Strassenweg 10

D-53113 Bonn

Germany

4. Data processing for payment processing

When processing payments in our online shop, we work together with these partners: technical service providers, credit institutions, payment service providers.

4.1 Data processing for transaction processing

Depending on the selected payment method, we pass on the data necessary for processing the payment transaction to our technical service providers who work for us as part of order processing, or to the commissioned credit institutions or to the selected payment service provider, insofar as this is necessary to process the payment. This serves to fulfill the contract in accordance with Article 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. b GDPR. In some cases, the payment service providers collect the data required to process the payment themselves, e.g. on their own website or via a technical integration in the ordering process. In this respect, the data protection declaration of the respective payment service provider applies. If you have any questions about our payment processing partners and the basis of our cooperation with them, please use the contact options described in this data protection declaration.

4.2 Data processing for the purpose of fraud prevention and optimizing our payment processes

If necessary, we give our service providers further data, which they use together with the data necessary for processing the payment as our processors for the purpose of fraud prevention and the optimization of our payment processes (e.g. invoicing, processing disputed payments, accounting support). In accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Clause 1 Letter f GDPR, this serves to safeguard our legitimate interests in our protection against fraud and in efficient payment management, which are overriding in the context of a balancing of interests.

5. Email advertising

5.1 E-mail newsletter with registration and newsletter tracking

If you register for our newsletter, we use the data required for this or separately provided by you in order to regularly send you our e-mail newsletter based on your consent in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 lit.

Unsubscribing from the newsletter is possible at any time and can be done either by sending a message to the contact option described below or via a link provided for this purpose in the newsletter.

After you have unsubscribed, we will delete your e-mail address from the list of recipients, unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 lit is permitted by law and about which we inform you in this statement.

We would like to point out that we evaluate your user behavior when sending the newsletter. For this purpose, we also analyze how you use our newsletter by measuring, storing and evaluating opening rates and click rates for the purpose of designing future newsletter campaigns (“newsletter tracking”). For this evaluation, the e-mails sent contain one-pixel technologies (e.g. so-called web beacons, tracking pixels), which are stored on our website. For the evaluations, we link in particular the following "newsletter data" the page from which the page was requested (so-called referrer URL), the date and time of the call, the description of the type of web browser used, the IP address of the requesting computer, the e-mail address, the date and time of registration and confirmation and the one-pixel technologies with your e-mail address or your IP address and, if necessary, an individual ID. Links contained in the newsletter may also contain this ID. If you do not wish to receive newsletter tracking, you can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time - as described above. The information is stored as long as you have subscribed to the newsletter.

5.2 Newsletter mailing

The newsletter may also be sent by our service providers as part of processing on our behalf. If you have any questions about our service providers and the basis of our cooperation with them, please use the contact option described in this privacy policy.

Our service providers are located and/or use servers in these countries: USA
There is no European Commission adequacy decision for these countries. Our cooperation with you is based on these guarantees: Standard data protection clauses of the European Commission.

Cookies

6. Cookies and other technologies

1. What is a cookie?


A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is downloaded onto your computer when you access certain websites. As a rule, cookies enable a website to recognise a user's computer.

The most important thing to know about the cookies placed by Wix is that they make our website a little more user-friendly, for example by storing website preferences and language settings.

 

2. Why do we use cookies?

 

We may use cookies and similar technologies for a variety of purposes, such as:       1. For security and fraud protection and to detect and prevent cyber-attacks;       2. To provide you with the services you have selected;

     3. To monitor and analyse the performance, operation and effectiveness of our services; and

     4. To improve your user experience.

 

3. Cookie Overview:


Check here to see which cookies may be used on Wix websites.

 

     4. Your options:
To learn more about cookies, including how to tell which cookies have been set and how to manage, delete and block them, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

Alternatively, it is also possible for your browser to block cookies in principle. To do this, you must change the cookie settings in your browser accordingly. You can usually find these settings in the menu of your browser under "Options" or "Preferences".

Please note that deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies or tracking technologies may result in certain areas or features of our services no longer being available to you or may otherwise affect your user experience.

The following links may be useful, or you can access the "Help" option in your browser.

Cookie settings in Firefox

Cookie settings in Internet Explorer

Cookie settings in Google Chrome

Cookie settings in Safari (OS X)

Cookie settings in Safari (iOS)

Cookie settings in Android

To opt-out and prevent Google Analytics from using your data on all websites, please read the following instructions: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

We may update this cookie policy. We ask that you check this page regularly to keep up to date with the latest information regarding our use of cookies.

General informations

In order to make visiting our website attractive and to enable the use of certain functions, we use technologies including so-called cookies on various pages. Cookies are small text files that are automatically saved on your end 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 end device and enable us to recognize your browser the next time you visit (persistent cookies). Protection of privacy with end devices When using our online offer, we use technologies that are absolutely necessary in order to be able to provide the expressly requested telemedia service. The storage of information in your end device or the access to information that is already stored in your end device does not require your consent in this respect.

For functions that are not absolutely necessary, the storage of information on your device or the access to information that is already stored on your device requires your consent. We would like to point out that if you do not give your consent, parts of the website may not be fully usable. Any consent you may have given will remain in effect until you adjust or reset the respective settings in your device.

Any downstream data processing using cookies and other technologies We use technologies that are absolutely necessary for the use of certain functions of our website (e.g. shopping cart function). These technologies collect and process the IP address, time of visit, device and browser information and information about your use of our website (e.g. information about the contents of the shopping cart). Within the framework of a weighing of interests, this serves overriding legitimate interests in an optimized presentation of our offer in accordance with Article 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f GDPR.

In addition, we use technologies to fulfill the legal obligations to which we are subject (e.g. to be able to prove consent to the processing of your personal data) as well as for web analysis and online marketing. Further information on this, including the respective legal basis for data processing, can be found in the following sections of this data protection declaration.

You can find the cookie settings for your browser under the following links: Microsoft Edge™ / Safari™ / Chrome™ / Firefox™ / Opera™

If you have consented to the use of the technologies in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 lit. a GDPR, you can revoke your consent at any time by sending a message to the contact option described in the data protection declaration.

Alternatively, you can also access the following link: https://www.cookiebot.com/de/

If cookies are not accepted, the functionality of our website may be restricted.

 

Protection of privacy for terminal devices
When you use our online services, we use technologies that are absolutely necessary in order to provide the telemedia service you have expressly requested. The storage of information in your terminal device or access to information already stored in your terminal device does not require consent in this respect.

For functions that are not absolutely necessary, the storage of information in your terminal device or access to information that is already stored in your terminal device requires your consent. We would like to point out that if you do not give your consent, parts of the website may not be available for unrestricted use. Any consent you may have given will remain valid until you adjust or reset the respective settings in your end device.

 

Any downstream data processing by cookies and other technologies
We use such technologies that are absolutely necessary for the use of certain functions of our website (e.g. shopping cart function). Through these technologies, IP address, time of visit, device and browser information as well as information on your use of our website (e.g. information on the contents of the shopping cart) are collected and processed. Within the framework of a balancing of interests, this serves overriding legitimate interests in an optimised presentation of our offer in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

In addition, we use technologies to fulfil the legal obligations to which we are subject (e.g. to be able to prove consent to the processing of your personal data) as well as for web analysis and online marketing. Further information on this, including the respective legal basis for the data processing, can be found in the following sections of this privacy policy.

You can find the cookie settings for your browser at the following links: Microsoft Edge™ / Safari™ / Chrome™ / Firefox™ / Opera™.

Insofar as you have consented to the use of the technologies in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. a DSGVO, you can revoke your consent at any time by sending a message to the contact option described in the privacy policy.

7. Use of cookies and other technologies

Insofar as you have given your consent to this in accordance with Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. a DSGVO, we use the following cookies and other third-party technologies on our website. After the end of the purpose and the end of the use of the respective technology by us, the data collected in this context will be deleted. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. Further information on your revocation options can be found in the section "Cookies and other technologies". Further information including the basis of our cooperation with the individual providers can be found in the individual technologies. If you have any questions about the providers and the basis of our cooperation with them, please use the contact option described in this privacy policy.

7.1 Use of Google services

We use the technologies of Google Ireland Ltd, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland ("Google"), as described below. The information automatically collected by Google technologies about your use of our website is generally transmitted to a server of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA and stored there. There is no adequacy decision by the European Commission for the USA. Our cooperation with them is based on standard data protection clauses of the European Commission.  Unless otherwise stated for the individual technologies, data processing is based on an agreement concluded between jointly responsible parties for the respective technology in accordance with Art. 26 DSGVO. Further information on data processing by Google can be found in Google's privacy policy.

 

Google Analytics

For the purpose of website analysis, Google Analytics automatically collects and stores data (IP address, time of visit, device and browser information as well as information on your use of our website), from which usage profiles are created using pseudonyms. Cookies may be used for this purpose. If you visit our website from the EU, your IP address is stored on a server located in the EU to derive location data and then immediately deleted before the traffic is forwarded to further servers of Google for processing. The data processing is carried out on the basis of an order processing agreement by Google.

 

Google Ads

For advertising purposes in Google search results as well as on third-party websites, the so-called Google Remarketing Cookie is set when you visit our website, which automatically enables interest-based advertising by collecting and processing data (IP address, time of visit, device and browser information as well as information on your use of our website) and by means of a pseudonymous CookieID and on the basis of the pages you visit. Any further data processing will only take place if you have activated the "personalised advertising" setting in your Google account. In this case, if you are logged in to Google while visiting our website, Google will use your data together with Google Analytics data to create and define target group lists for cross-device remarketing.

7.2 Use of Facebook services

 Facebook analytics

As part of the Facebook Business Tools, statistics on visitor activity on our website are created from the data collected with the Facebook Pixel about your use of our website. The data processing takes place on the basis of an order processing agreement by Facebook (by Meta). Their analysis serves the optimal presentation and marketing of our website.

 

Facebook Ads (ad manager)

We use Facebook Ads to advertise this website on Facebook (by Meta) as well as on other platforms. We determine the parameters of the respective advertising campaign. Facebook (by Meta) is responsible for the exact implementation, in particular the decision on the placement of the ads with individual users. Unless otherwise specified for the individual technologies, the data processing is carried out on the basis of an agreement between joint controllers pursuant to Art. 26 DSGVO. The joint responsibility is limited to the collection of the data and its transmission to Meta Platforms Ireland. The subsequent data processing by Meta Platforms Ireland is not covered by this.

8. Social Media

8.1 Social plugins from Facebook (by Meta), Instagram (by Meta)

Social buttons from social networks are used on our website. These are only integrated into the page as HTML links, so that no connection is established with the servers of the respective provider when our website is called up. If you click on one of the buttons, the website of the respective social network opens in a new window of your browser where you can click on the Like or Share button, for example.

8.2 Our online presence on Facebook (by Meta), Instagram (by Meta) and LinkedIn

Insofar as you have given your consent to the respective social media operator in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. a DSGVO, your data will be automatically collected and stored for market research and advertising purposes when you visit our online presences on the social media mentioned above, from which usage profiles are created using pseudonyms. These can be used, for example, to place advertisements within and outside the platforms that presumably correspond to your interests. Cookies are generally used for this purpose. For detailed information on the processing and use of data by the respective social media operator, as well as a contact option and your rights and setting options in this regard to protect your privacy, please refer to the data protection notices of the providers linked below. Should you still require assistance in this regard, you can contact us.

 

Facebook (by Meta) is a service of Meta Platforms Ireland Ltd, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland ("Meta Platforms Ireland"). The information automatically collected by Meta Platforms Ireland about your use of our online presence on Facebook (by Meta) is generally transmitted to a server of Meta Platforms, Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA and stored there. There is no European Commission adequacy decision for the USA. Our cooperation with them is based on standard data protection clauses of the European Commission.  Data processing in the context of a visit to a Facebook (by Meta) fan page is based on an agreement between jointly responsible parties in accordance with Art. 26 DSGVO. Further information (information on Insights data) can be found here.

Instagram (by Meta) is a service of Meta Platforms Ireland Ltd, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland ("Meta Platforms Ireland") The information automatically collected by Meta Platforms Ireland about your use of our online presence on Instagram is generally transmitted to a server of Meta Platforms, Inc, 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA and stored there. There is no European Commission adequacy decision for the USA. Our cooperation with them is based on standard data protection clauses of the European Commission.  Data processing in the context of visiting an Instagram (by Meta) fan page is based on an agreement between jointly responsible parties in accordance with Art. 26 DSGVO. Further information (information on Insights data) can be found here.

 

LinkedIn is a service of LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland ("LinkedIn"). The information automatically collected by LinkedIn about your use of our online presence on LinkedIn is usually sent to a server of LinkedIn Corporation, 1000 W. Maude Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94085, USA and stored there. There is no European Commission adequacy decision for the USA. Our cooperation with them is based on standard data protection clauses of the European Commission.

9. Contact options and your rights

9.1 Your rights

As a affected person, you have the following rights:

  • Pursuant to Art. 15 of the GDPR, the right to request information about your personal data processed by us to the extent specified therein;

  • Pursuant to Art. 16 DSGVO, the right to demand the correction of inaccurate or incomplete personal data stored by us without undue delay;

  • In accordance with Article 17 of the GDPR, the right to request the erasure of your personal data stored by us, unless further processing is necessary for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression.

    • for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information;

    • to comply with a legal obligation;

    • for reasons of public interest; or

    • the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims;

  • In accordance with Art. 18 DSGVO, the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data, insofar as

    • the accuracy of the data is disputed by you;

    • the processing is unlawful, but you object to its erasure;

    • we no longer need the data, but you need them to assert, exercise or defend legal claims, or

    • you have objected to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 DSGVO;

  • Pursuant to Art. 20 DSGVO, the right to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or to request that it be transferred to another controller;

  • Pursuant to Art. 77 DSGVO, the right to complain to a supervisory authority. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or workplace or our company headquarters for this purpose.

 

Right of withdrawal

Insofar as we process personal data as explained above in order to protect our legitimate interests, which prevail in the context of a balancing of interests, you can object to this processing with effect for the future. If the processing is carried out for direct marketing purposes, you can exercise this right at any time as described above. If the processing is carried out for other purposes, you only have the right to object on grounds relating to your particular situation.

After you have exercised 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 which override your interests, rights and freedoms, or if the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

This does not apply if the processing is for direct marketing purposes. Then we will not further process your personal data for this purpose.

9.2 Contact options

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

As at June 2023

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