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GDRP Cookie and Data protection Policy

GDRP Cookie and Data protection Policy

Privacy

PRIVACY AT A GLANCE

In the following we inform about the collection of personal data when using this website. Personal data are all data that are personally available to you, eg name, address, e-mail addresses, user behavior.

Who is responsible for the data collection on this website?

Responsible acc. 

DBK USA Inc.
212 Northeast Dr,
Spartanburg, SC 29303
T: 864 599 1600
F: 864 578 6464

 

Which data is recorded how and for what?

When you visit our website, the browser on your device automatically sends information to the server of this website. This site is hosted by Squarespace. More under Hosting

Server log data

If you wish to view our website, we collect the following data that is technically necessary to display our website and to ensure its stability and security (legal basis is Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. DSGVO):

  • IP address

  • Date and time of the request

  • time zone

  • Content of the requirement (concrete page)

  • Access Status / HTTP status code

  • each transmitted amount of data

  • Website from which the request comes

  • browser

  • Operating system and its interface

  • Language and version of the browser software

contact form

When you contact us by e-mail or through a contact form, the information you provide (your e-mail address, your name and telephone number if applicable) will be stored by us to answer your questions. We delete the data that arises in this context after the storage is no longer required, or limit the processing if there are statutory retention requirements

cookies

What rights do I have regarding my data?

You have the following rights with respect to the personal data concerning you:

  • Right to information,

  • Right to rectification or cancellation,

  • Right to restriction of processing,

  • Right to object to the processing,

  • Right to data portability.

You also have the right to complain to us about the processing of your personal data by a data protection supervisory authority. For the exercise of your rights with regard to your personal data, please contact sales-us@dbk-group.com


GENERAL INFORMATION AND MANDATORY INFORMATION

More features and offers of our website

In addition to the purely informational use of our website, we offer various services that you can use if you are interested. To do this, you will generally need to provide other personal information that we use to provide the service and for which the aforementioned data processing principles apply. In part, we use to process your data from external service providers. These have been carefully selected and commissioned by us, are bound by our instructions and are regularly inspected.

Opposition or revocation against the processing of your data

If you have given your consent to the processing of your data, you can revoke it at any time. Such revocation affects the admissibility of the processing of your personal data after you have given it to us.

Insofar as we base the processing of your personal data on the balance of interests, you can object to the processing. This is the case if, in particular, the processing is not required to fulfill a contract with you, which we present in each case in the following description of the functions. In the event of any such disagreement, we ask you to explain the reasons why we should not process your personal data as we have done. In the case of your justified objection, we will examine the situation and will either discontinue or adapt the data processing or point out to you our compelling legitimate reasons on which we continue the processing.

Of course, you may object to the processing of your personal data for advertising and data analysis purposes at any time.

DATA COLLECTION ON THIS WEBSITE

Hosting

This site is hosted by SHOPIFY, an American company based in Canada:

Shopify Inc.
150 Elgin Street, Suite 800
Ottawa, ON K2P 1L4
Canada

SHOPIFY is certified under the EU-US privacy shield "Privacy Shield" and is committed to complying with EU privacy rules www.privacyshield.gov/list . You can view the privacy policy at https://en.squarespace.com/privacy/

SHOPIFY hosting services we use are designed to provide the following services: infrastructure and platform services, computing capacity, storage and database services, security and technical maintenance services.

 

 

Shopify Analytics & Cookies

This website uses Shopify Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Shopify, Inc. Shopify Analytics uses cookies. The information generated by them about your use of this website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by a server of Shopify in the USA.

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard drive, assigned to the browser you are using, and that provide certain information to the body that sets the cookie. Cookies can not run programs or transmit viruses to your computer. They serve to make the Internet offer more user-friendly and effective overall. Most of the cookies used are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies make it possible to recognize your browser the next time you visit it.

The information generated by cookies about your use of this website (including your IP address) is transmitted to and stored by a server of Shopify in the USA. Shopify will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity for website operators and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage. Shopify will also transfer this information to third parties if required by law or as far as third parties process this data on behalf of Shopify. Shopify will in no case associate your IP address with other Shopify data. 

More about Shopify Cookies:  https://www.squarespace.com/cookie-policy . Here you can find out which cookies Squarespace uses: https://support.squarespace.com/hc/en-us/articles/360001264507

By using this website, you agree to the processing of the data collected about you by Shopify in the manner described above and for the purpose stated above. For more information about Shopify privacy policy, please visit www.squarespace.com/privacy

You can configure your browser settings according to your wishes and, for example, reject the acceptance of third-party cookies or all cookies. Please be aware that you may not be able to use all features of this site.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymization is enabled on this website, Google will truncate your IP address beforehand within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there.

The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google information.

You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, we point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website in full. You may also prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by using the browser plug-in available under the following link. in download and install: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de .

This website uses Google Analytics with the extension "_anonymizeIp ()". As a result, IP addresses are processed shortened, a person-relatedness can thus be excluded. As far as the data collected about you a personal reference, it is therefore immediately excluded and the personal data deleted immediately.

We use Google Analytics to analyze and regularly improve the use of our website. With the statistics we can improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user. For the exceptional cases in which Personal Information is transferred to the US, Google has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US Framework . The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO.

Third-party information: Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001. Terms of Use: http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/en .html , Privacy Policy: http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/learn/privacy.html , and the Privacy Policy: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy ,

PLUG-INS AND THIRD-PARTY TOOLS

Google fonts

This website uses external fonts from Google Fonts. If your browser does not support web fonts, a default font will be used by your computer.

The integration of these web fonts is done by a server call, usually a Google server in the US. This will be transmitted to the server, which of our websites you have visited. The user's browser transmits various information for the uniform presentation of the website. These include various browser and device data as well as the IP address of the user himself

Processing takes place on the basis of our legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO in the form of search engine optimization, improved loading times, less administrative effort and uniform display across devices.

For more information about Google, please visit : https://fonts.google.com/about .

Typekit Adobe

This site uses so-called web fonts, which are provided by Adobe Typekit, for uniform representation of fonts. When you call up a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to correctly display texts and fonts.

To do this, the browser you are using must connect to the Adobe Typekit servers. This will give Adobe Typekit knowledge that your website has been accessed through your IP address. The use of Adobe Typekit Web Fonts is in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of our online services. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

If your browser does not support web fonts, a default font will be used by your computer.

For more information about Adobe Typekit Web Fonts, visit https://typekit.com/ and the Adobe Typekit privacy policy: https://www.adobe.com/privacy/policies/typekit.html .

Google APIs

Our web site reloads a web service from Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, 4 Dublin, Ireland (hereafter: Google-Apis).

We use this data to ensure the full functionality of our website. In this context, your browser may transfer personal information to Google-Apis.

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO. The legitimate interest consists in a faultless function of the website.

Google-Apis has self-certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield Agreement (see https://www.privacyshield.gov/list ). The deletion of the data takes place as soon as the purpose of its collection has been fulfilled.

For more information on the handling of the transferred data, please refer to the Google Apis Privacy Policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy . You can prevent the collection and processing of your data by Google-Apis by disabling the execution of script code in your browser or install a script blocker in your browser (this can be found at www.noscript.net or www. ghostery.com ).

Google Maps

On this website we use the offer of Google Maps. This allows us to show you interactive maps directly in the website and allow you to conveniently use the map feature.

By visiting the website, Google receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding subpage of our website. In addition, the data mentioned under I. § 3 of this declaration are transmitted. This is done regardless of whether Google provides a user account that you are logged in to, or if there is no user account. When you're logged in to Google, your data will be assigned directly to your account. If you do not wish to be associated with your profile on Google, you must log out before activating the button. Google stores your data as usage profiles and uses them for purposes of advertising, market research and / or tailor-made website design. Such an evaluation is carried out in particular (even for users who are not logged in) to provide appropriate advertising and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have a right to object to the formation of these user profiles, and you must comply with this to Google.

For more information on the purpose and scope of the data collection and its processing by the plug-in provider, please refer to the privacy policy of the provider. You can also find out more about your rights and privacy settings here: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy . Google also processes your personal information in the US and has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US Framework .

Social media plug-ins

We currently use the following social media plug-ins on this website: Facebook, Xing, LinkedIn, YouTube.

The provider of the plug-in can be recognized by the marking on the box above the first letter or the logo. We give you the opportunity to communicate directly with the provider of the plug-in via the button. Only if you click on the highlighted field and activate it, the plug-in provider receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding website of our online service. In addition, the data mentioned under I. § 3 of this declaration are transmitted. In the case of Facebook and Xing, according to the respective providers in Germany, the IP address is anonymized immediately after collection. By activating the plug-in, personal data will be transmitted by you to the respective plug-in provider and stored there (with US providers in the USA).

We have no influence on the collected data and data processing operations, nor are we aware of the full extent of the data collection, the purpose of the processing, the storage periods. We also have no information to delete the data collected by the plug-in provider.

The plug-in provider stores the data collected about you as usage profiles and uses them for purposes of advertising, market research and / or tailor-made website design. Such an evaluation is carried out in particular (also for non-logged-in users) for the presentation of needs-based advertising and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have the right to object to the formation of these user profiles, whereby you must contact the respective plug-in provider to exercise this. The plug-ins allow us to interact with social networks and other users so that we can improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user.

The legal basis for the use of the plug-ins is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO.

The data transfer takes place regardless of whether you have an account with the plug-in provider and are logged in there. If you are logged into the plug-in provider, your data collected from us will be assigned directly to your existing account with the plug-in provider. If you activate the activated button and link the page, for example, the plug-in provider also stores this information in your user account and communicates it to your contacts in public. We recommend that you log out regularly after using a social network, but especially before activating the button, as this will prevent you from being assigned to your profile with the plug-in provider.

For more information on the purpose and scope of the data collection and how it is processed by the plug-in provider, please refer to the privacy statements of these providers provided below. There you will also find further information about your rights and settings options for the protection of your privacy.

The addresses of the respective plug-in providers and URL with their privacy notices can be found on Facebook  and Other Networks .

ONLINE ADVERTISING

Google Tag Manager

On our website we use Google's Google Tag Manager. Google Tag Manager is a solution that allows marketers to manage web page tags from one interface.

The Google Tag Manager service itself (which implements the tags) is a domain without cookies and does not collect personally identifiable information.

The Google Tag Manager service triggers other tags that may collect data. Google Tag Manager does not access this data. If disabled at the domain or cookie level, it will remain in effect for all tracking tags implemented with Google Tag Manager.

Google privacy policy about this tool can be found at: https://www.google.com/tagmanager/use-policy.html

Google AdWords & Conversions

We use the offer of Google AdWords to draw attention to our attractive offers on external websites with the help of advertising materials (so-called Google AdWords). In relation to the data of the advertising campaigns, we can determine how successful the individual advertising measures are. We are interested in showing you advertisements that are of interest to you, to make our website more interesting to you and to achieve a fair calculation of advertising costs.

These advertising materials are delivered by Google via so-called "ad servers". To do this, we use ad server cookies, which measure certain performance metrics such as ads or user clicks. If you access our website through a Google ad, Google AdWords will save a cookie on your PC. These cookies usually lose their validity after 30 days and should not be used to personally identify you. As a rule, the unique cookie ID, number of ad impressions per placement (Frequency), last impression (relevant for post-view conversions) and opt-out information (marking that the user is not) are usually used as analysis values ​​for this cookie more would like to be addressed) stored.

These cookies allow Google to recognize your internet browser. If a user visits certain pages on an advertiser's website and the cookie stored on their computer has not expired, Google and the customer will be able to detect that the user clicked on the ad and was redirected to that page. Each AdWords customer will be assigned a different cookie. Cookies can not be tracked through the websites of advertisers. We ourselves do not collect and process any personal data in the aforementioned advertising measures. We receive only statistical evaluations provided by Google. On the basis of these evaluations, we can identify which of the advertising measures used are particularly effective. We do not receive any further data from the use of the advertising material,

Due to the marketing tools used, your browser automatically establishes a direct connection to the Google server. We have no control over the extent and further use of the data collected by the use of this tool by Google and therefore inform you to the best of our knowledge: By integrating AdWords Conversion, Google receives the information that you have the corresponding part of our website or click on an ad from us. If you're registered with a service provided by Google, Google may associate the visit with your account. Even if you are not registered with Google or have not logged in, there is a chance that the provider will find and store your IP address.

You can prevent participation in this tracking process in several ways:

a) By setting your browser software accordingly, in particular, the suppression of third party cookies will prevent you from receiving any third party advertisements;

b) by disabling the cookies for conversion tracking by setting your browser to block cookies from the domain "www.googleadservices.com", https://www.google.com/settings/ads , this setting be deleted when you delete your cookies;

c) by deactivating the interest-based advertisements of the providers that are part of the "About Ads" self-regulation campaign via the link http://www.aboutads.info/choices , this setting being deleted when you delete your cookies ;

d) by permanent deactivation in your browsers Firefox, Internet Explorer or Google Chrome under the link http://www.google.com/settings/ads/plugin . We point out that in this case you may not be able to use all features of this offer in full.

The legal basis for the processing of your data is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO. For more information about privacy at Google, see http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy and https://services.google.com/sitestats.html . Alternatively, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) website at http://www.networkadvertising.org . Google has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US Framework .

DoubleClick by Google

This website continues to use the online marketing tool DoubleClick by Google. DoubleClick uses cookies to serve ads that are relevant to users, to improve campaign performance reports, or to prevent a user from seeing the same ads multiple times. Google uses a cookie ID to track which ads are running in which browser, preventing them from being displayed multiple times. In addition, DoubleClick uses cookie IDs to track so-called conversions related to ad requests. For example, if a user sees a DoubleClick ad and later goes to the advertiser's website with the same browser and buys something there. According to Google, DoubleClick cookies do not contain personally identifiable information.

Due to the marketing tools used, your browser automatically establishes a direct connection to the Google server. We have no influence on the extent and further use of the data collected by the use of this tool by Google and therefore inform you to the best of our knowledge: By including DoubleClick, Google receives the information that you access the corresponding part of our website or clicked an ad from us. If you're registered with a service provided by Google, Google may associate the visit with your account. Even if you are not registered with Google or have not logged in, there is a chance that the provider will find and store your IP address.

You can prevent participation in this tracking process in several ways:

a) By setting your browser software accordingly, in particular, the suppression of third party cookies will prevent you from receiving any third party advertisements;

b) By disabling the cookies for conversion tracking by setting your browser to block cookies from the domain www.googleadservices.com, https://www.google.com/settings/ads , this setting will be deleted if you delete your cookies;

c) by deactivating the interest-based advertisements of the providers that are part of the "About Ads" self-regulation campaign via the link http://www.aboutads.info/choices , this setting being deleted when you delete your cookies;

d) by permanent deactivation in your browsers Firefox, Internet Explorer or Google Chrome under the link http://www.google.com/settings/ads/plugin . We point out that in this case you may not be able to use all features of this offer in full.

The legal basis for the processing of your data is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO. For more information about DoubleClick by Google, visit https://www.google.com/doubleclick, and general Google privacy policy: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy . Alternatively, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) website at http://www.networkadvertising.org . Google has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US Framework .

Google AdSense

This website uses the online advertising service Google AdSense, which can be used to show you advertising tailored to your interests. We are interested in showing you advertisements that may be of interest to you in order to make our website more interesting to you. For this purpose, statistical information about you, which is processed by our advertising partners, is collected. These ads can be seen by the "Google ads" reference in the ad.

By visiting our website, Google receives the information that you have accessed our website. Google uses a web beacon to set a cookie on your computer. The data mentioned under I. § 3 of this declaration are transmitted. We have no influence on the collected data, nor are we aware of the full scope of data collection and storage duration. Your data will be transmitted to the USA and evaluated there. If you are logged in with your Google account, your data can be assigned directly to it. If you do not want to associate with your Google profile, you'll need to log out. It is possible that this information may be shared with Google's contractors to third parties and government agencies. The legal basis for the processing of your data is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO.

You can prevent the installation of Google AdSense cookies in various ways:

a) By setting your browser software accordingly, in particular, the suppression of third party cookies will prevent you from receiving any third party advertisements;

b) by disabling interest-based ads on Google using the link http://www.google.com/ads/preferences , which will be deleted if you delete your cookies;

c) by deactivating the interest-based advertisements of the providers that are part of the "About Ads" self-regulation campaign via the link http://www.aboutads.info/choices , this setting being deleted when you delete your cookies;

d) by permanent deactivation in your browsers Firefox, Internet Explorer or Google Chrome under the link http://www.google.com/settings/ads/plugin . We point out that in this case you may not be able to use all features of this offer in full.

For more information on the purpose and scope of your data collection and processing, and for more information about your rights and privacy preferences, please contact: Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountainview, California 94043, USA; Privacy Policy for Advertising: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/technologies/ads . Google has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US Framework .

SOCIAL NETWORKS

 

 

Facebook

On Facebook and Instagram we operate under

own fanpages. The pages and technical functionality of Facebook are each provided by Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland.

Facebook is a social network that usually allows users to communicate with each other and interact in virtual space. It serves as a platform to share views and experiences about personal or business information.

Processed personal data:

(1) The personal data of the users are processed by Facebook as a rule for market research and advertising purposes. So z. B. from the user behavior and the resulting interests of the user user profiles are created. The usage profiles can in turn be used to For example, to place advertisements inside and outside the platforms that are allegedly in line with users' interests. For these purposes, cookies are usually stored on the computers of the users, in which the user behavior and the interests of the users are stored. In addition, in the usage profiles, data can also be stored independently of the devices used by the users (in particular if the users are members of the respective platforms and are logged in to them).

(2) "Insights-Daten": In addition, Facebook uses our fanpage to provide statistical data of different categories (so-called "Insights data"), which we can call up accordingly. These page insights are aggregated data that helps us understand how people interact with our site. These include: the total number of page views, likes, page activity, post interactions, video views, post coverage, comments, shared content, responses, percentage of men and women, country and city origin, language, views, and clicks in the store, Clicks on route planner as well as clicks on telephone numbers.

(3) Further information on "Insights data", including the exercise of your rights, can be found at: https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/information_about_page_insights_data .

Purpose of processing : The personal processing of the personal data on the online presence (user comments, news, site statistics) is done on the basis of our legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO, in order to inform about our offer, to make contributions more attractive, to find the right time for the publication and to communicate with the customers, prospects and users active there. On a possible further processing by the provider, we have no influence.

Joint responsibility : According to Art. 26 DSGVO, there is a joint responsibility of the fanpage operator and Facebook. In doing so, Facebook assumes the primary responsibility under DSGVO for the processing of Insights data and assumes all obligations under the GDPR with regard to the processing of Insights data (eg Articles 12 and 13 DSGVO, Articles 15 to 22 DSGVO and Articles 32 to 34 DSGVO ) fulfill. For this purpose, a corresponding agreement with the fan page operators was made (available at: https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/page_controller_addendum ).

Rights of users : Also in the case of requests for information and the assertion of user rights, we point out that these can be claimed most effectively on Facebook. Only Facebook has access to the users' data and can directly take appropriate action and provide information. If you still need help, feel free to contact us.

Privacy of the Anbeiter : When calling the fan page, the terms and conditions and data processing guidelines of Facebook, on which we have no influence. Data can also be processed outside the European Union. The Facebook Privacy Policy can be found at https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy .

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More networks 

We maintain profiles on the following platforms

Legal basis: The personal processing of the personal data on the respective network (user comments, news, site statistics) takes place on the basis of our legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO, in order to inform about our offer, to make contributions more attractive, to find the right time for the publication and to communicate with the customers, prospects and users active there. On a possible further processing by the provider, we have no influence.

Purpose of processing:Furthermore, the data of the users are processed by the provider as a rule for market research and advertising purposes. For example, user profiles can be created from the user behavior and resulting user interests. The usage profiles can in turn be used, for example, to place advertisements inside and outside the platforms that are supposedly in line with the interests of the users. For these purposes, cookies are usually stored on the computers of the users, in which the user behavior and the interests of the users are stored. Furthermore, in the usage profiles, data can also be stored independently of the devices used by the users (in particular if the users are members of the respective platforms and are logged in to them).

Privacy of the Anbeiter: When calling the respective online presence, the terms and conditions and data processing guidelines of the providers, on which we have no influence. Data can also be processed outside the European Union.

For a detailed description of the respective processing and the possibilities of contradiction (opt-out), we refer to the above-linked information from the provider.

Rights of users: Also in the case of requests for information and the assertion of user rights, we point out that these can be most effectively asserted with the provider. Only the providers have access to the data of the users and can directly take appropriate measures and provide information. If you still need help, feel free to contact us.

MISCELLANEOUS

SSL or TLS encryption

This site uses, for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as orders or requests that you send to me as a site operator, an SSL or. TLS encryption. An encrypted connection is indicated by the browser's address bar changing from "http: //" to "https: //" and the lock icon in your browser bar. If SSL or TLS encryption is enabled, the data you submit to us can not be read by third parties.

Contradiction against advertising mails

The use of published in the context of the imprint obligation contact information for sending unsolicited advertising and information materials is hereby prohibited. The operator of the pages expressly reserves the right to take legal action in the event of the unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as spam e-mails.