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Maier Sports Data privacy

Preambel
The protection and security of your data are both of great concern to us. We take the protection of our users' data very seriously and comply with the relevant data protection regulations during the collection, processing, and use of your personal data, in particular the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG), and the German Telemedia Act (TMG).

With our Privacy Policy, we would like to explain to you which personal data we collect from you and how we use that data.

This Privacy Policy applies to the internet content of Maier Sports, which is available on the domain https://www.maier-sports.com as well as its various subdomains (hereinafter referred to as "our website").

1. Name and address of the controller
The controller and service provider is Maier Sports GmbH, Nürtinger Str. 27. 73257 Köngen (hereinafter referred to as "Maier Sports"). Accountable persons within the meaning of § 5 TMG and § 55 German Interstate Broadcasting Treaty (RStV): Simone Mayer, Lothar Baisch

2. Name and address of the data protection officer
Our data protection officer is Sebastian Meyer. You may contact our data protection officer at any time for all questions relating to data privacy. This is best accomplished by sending an email to: datenschutz@schwan-stabilo.com .

3. General information on data processing
As a matter of principle, we collect and use personal data from our users only insofar as this is necessary to provide a functional website as well as to provide our content and services.

3.1 Personal data
Personal data is all information that can be individually attributed to you. This includes, for example, your name, email address, home address, gender, date of birth, telephone number, or age. Non-personal data is information such as the number of users of a website.

3.2 Processing of personal data
Processing is any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organization, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.

Personal data is collected via this website if you make it available to us, for example as part of registration, by completing forms, by sending emails, or especially by ordering a product. We use this data for the purposes specified or resulting from the request, for example, to provide your postal address in order to send the goods to you at that address. Transmission to third parties only takes place if the law expressly permits this or if you have consented to the transmission during your registration or during the course of an active business relationship. In addition, you can use the general information on maier-sports.com without disclosure of your personal data.

In particular, personal data is processed as follows:

3.2.1 Newsletter
In order to be able to subscribe to our email newsletter, along with your consent, we need at least your email address, to which the newsletter is to be sent. Any other information such as your first and surname is voluntary and will be used to address you personally and to personally configure the content of the newsletter as well as to be able to clarify any questions regarding the email address. You are free to decide whether you will share this data with us. Without this information, however, we may not be able to send our newsletter to you.

When you subscribe to the newsletter, your email address will be used for our own advertising purposes until you unsubscribe from the newsletter. To unsubscribe, you can either send us an informal email to service@maier-sports.de or cancel using the link at the end of the newsletter.

The legal basis for the processing of the data after the user subscribes to the newsletter is the user's granted consent, Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR.

3.2.2 Maier Sports Magazine
To order our magazine, besides your consent, we need your first name and surname, as well as your address, so that we can send the magazine to the address you have provided. You are free to decide whether you will share this data with us. Without this information, however, we may not be able to send the Maier Sports Magazine to you.

When you subscribe to the magazine, your email address will be used for our own advertising purposes until you unsubscribe from the magazine. To unsubscribe, you can either send us an informal email to service@maier-sports.de, a letter to Maier Sports GmbH, Nürtingener Str. 27, 73257 Köngen, or unsubscribe using the unsubscribe form at https://maier-sports.com/de/magazin/abmelden/.

The legal basis for the processing of the data after the user subscribes to the Maier Sports Magazine is the user's granted consent, Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR.

3.2.3 Contact form
If you take advantage of the option of sending us questions using our contact form, we will ask you for your first name, surname, and email address. In addition, you can enter your individual message to us in the message box.

You are free to decide whether you will share this data with us. Without this information, however, we cannot respond to your contact request.

Providing your email address serves the purpose of assigning your request and responding to you. When using the contact form, your personal data is not transferred to third parties.

The data processing described above for the purpose of making contact is carried out in accordance with Art. 6(1)(b), Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR.

3.2.4 Sweepstakes
If you would like to participate in our sweepstakes, we need your name, address, and email address. This information is used exclusively for the purpose of notifying winners and for advertising our offers. You are free to decide whether you will share this data with us. Without this information, however, we cannot recognize your participation in the sweepstakes.

The legal basis for the processing of the data after the user subscribes to the newsletter as well as after registering for sweepstakes is the user's granted consent, Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR.

3.2.5 Applicant management
If you are interested in one of the job offers listed on the website, you can send us an email to the email address given in the job offer or by posting a letter to the address in our contact details. We assure you that we will only process the personal data you have given for the purpose of implementing the application process. We store your data for six months after the end of the application process (decision to hire or not hire). The legal basis for the processing of your personal data from your application documents is Art. 6(1)(b) GDPR.

3.3 Legal basis for the processing of personal data
The collection and use of personal data by our users occurs regularly only with the consent of the user. If we obtain consent for processing operations pertaining to the data subject's personal data, Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR serves as the legal basis for the processing of personal data.

An exception to this is valid in such cases where for actual reasons it is not possible to obtain prior consent and the data processing is permitted by legal provisions. For the processing of personal data that is necessary to fulfil a contract for which the data subject is a contracting party, Art. 6(1)(b) GDPR serves as the legal basis. This also applies to processing operations necessary to carry out pre-contractual measures.

If the processing of personal data is necessary to fulfil a legal obligation we are subject to, Art. 6(1)(c) GDPR serves as the legal basis.

If processing is necessary to maintain a legitimate interest of our company or a third party, and if the interests, fundamental rights, and fundamental freedoms of the data subject are not overriding, Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR serves as the legal basis for processing.

3.4 Security, SSL technology
We have taken technical and organizational measures to protect your personal data, in particular against accidental or deliberate manipulation, loss, destruction, or access by unauthorized persons. These security measures are continuously adapted according to technological development. The transfer of personal data between your computer or mobile terminal and our server is generally encrypted (SSL protocol, Secure Socket Layer).

3.5 Disclosure of your personal data with third parties
Your personal data is generally not disclosed. Your personal data will only be disclosed or otherwise transmitted to third parties if:

  • we are legally obligated to do so due to official or court orders, or
  • you have previously given your consent for us to do so.

4. Cookies
In the following, we detail the data processing operations associated with the use of cookies.

4.1 Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "Cookies", text files stored on your computer that permit analysis of your use of the website.

The information generated by the cookie, for example about the time, location, and frequency of your use of this website, is generally transmitted to a Google server in the United States and stored there. When Google Analytics is used, it is not ruled out that the cookies created by Google Analytics can also record other personal data in addition to the IP address. Please note that Google may disclose this information to third parties if this is required by law or if third parties process this data on Google's behalf.

On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use the information generated by cookies to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities, and to provide other services to the website operator connected to website and internet use. According to Google, the IP address sent by your browser as a part of Google Analytics will not be combined with other Google data.

You can generally prevent the storage of cookies by means of appropriate configuration of your browser software. Please note however that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent.

It is not ruled out that the cookies created by Google Analytics can also record other personal data in addition to the IP address. To prevent information on your use of the website from being collected by Google Analytics and transmitted to Google Analytics, you can download and install a plugin for your browser using the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

This plugin prevents information on your visit to the website from being communicated to Google Analytics. This plugin does not prevent other types of analysis.

Please note that you cannot use the above-described browser plugin when you visit our website via the browser of a mobile end device (smartphone or tablet). When using a mobile end device, you can prevent the collection of your user data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link:

Disable Google Analytics

 

By clicking this link, a so-called opt-out cookie is placed in your browser. This prevents information on your visit to the website from being communicated to Google Analytics. Please note that the opt-out cookie is only valid for this browser and only for this domain. If you delete the cookies in this browser, the opt-out cookie is also deleted. To continue to prevent the collection by Google Analytics, you must click on the link again. The use of the opt-out cookie is also possible as an alternative to the above plugin when using the browser on your computer.

In order to ensure the best possible protection of your personal data, the code "anonymizeIp" was added to Google Analytics on this website. This code causes the last 8 bits of the IP addresses to be deleted and your IP address is thus anonymized (so-called IP masking). As a matter of principle, your IP address is shortened by Google within the Member States of the European Union or within other signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area and is thus anonymized. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the United States and shortened there.

4.2 Social plugins (Facebook, Google+, Twitter and Youtube)
Our websites contain social plugins of the social networks "Facebook"( Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA), "Google+" (Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, California 94043, USA), "Twitter" (Twitter, Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, California 94103, USA), and "YouTube" (Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA). These services are offered by the respective companies ("providers"). As part of our online presence, the social plugins are identified by the respective buttons belonging to the service. On the basis of the data transmitted to the respective service via the social plugins, the service may associate you with your account. In order to increase the protection of your data on our website, the social plugins are integrated on our website by means of the so-called "2-click solution". This ensures that no automatic connection to the servers is established by the respective providers when a page of our website containing such social plugins is accessed.

The activation of the function of the respective social plugin takes place in two steps. To activate a social plugin, you must first click on the link on our website. This first activates the social plugin and your browser establishes a connection to the servers of the respective provider. With a second click you can now interact with the social plugin and, for example, submit your recommendation. If you are already logged in to one of the social networks of the providers, the providers can directly assign the visit to this website to your profile. If you interact with the social plugin by clicking, the corresponding information is also directly transmitted to a server of the provider and stored there. This information may also be published on the social network and shown to your contacts there. If you wish to prevent such immediate assignment of your data collected via our website to your profile, you must log out of your account of the respective provider before visiting our website.

Please refer to the privacy policies found directly on the website of the respective service for information on the extent and purpose of data collection by the service as well as the further processing and use of your data there. There you will also receive further information on your corresponding privacy rights and settings options for the protection of your privacy.

  1. Facebook Inc., 1601 S California Ave, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    https://www.facebook.com/policy.php
    https://www.facebook.com/help/186325668085084
  1. Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, California 94043, USA
    https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/?hl=de
  1. Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, California 94103, USA
    https://twitter.com/privacy?lang=de
  1. YouTube, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, California 94043, USA
    http://www.youtube.com/t/privacy

 

4.3 Google Remarketing
Our web pages use the remarketing function of Google Inc. ("Google"). This function is used as part of the Google advertising network to present interest-based advertisements to visitors to a website. The visitor's browser stores so-called "cookies", text files which are stored on your computer and which make it possible to recognize the visitor when he or she visits websites belonging to Google's advertising network. On these internet pages, the visitor can then be presented with advertisements that refer to content that the visitor has previously accessed on internet pages that use the remarketing function of Google. According to its own statements, Google does not collect any personal data in this process. However, if you do not wish to use Google's remarketing function, you can always deactivate it by making the appropriate settings at http://www.google.com/settings/ads. Alternatively, you can disable the use of cookies for interest-based advertising through the Advertising Network Initiative by following the instructions at http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp. For more information about Google Remarketing and Google's privacy policy, please visit: http://www.google.com/privacy/ads/

4.4 Legal basis
Our legitimate interest lies in the aforementioned data processing processes and the purposes pursued with them. The legal basis for this is Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR.

5. Links to third party websites
We link websites of other providers not affiliated with us (third parties). Please note that we have no influence on what data may be collected and processed by these providers when you click on these links. Since the collection and processing of data by third parties is beyond our control, we cannot assume any responsibility for this. For further information on the collection and processing of your data by these third parties, please refer to the privacy policy of the respective provider.

6. Security measures to protect the data stored by us
We have established organizational and technical security measures to protect your data, in particular against loss, manipulation or unauthorized access. We regularly adapt our safety precautions to ongoing technical developments. Intensive information and training of our employees as well as their commitment to data secrecy ensure that your data is treated confidentially. Our security measures also mean that we may occasionally ask you to provide proof of your identity, especially if you contact our customer service by telephone.

7. Use of service providers for the processing of personal data / processing of data in countries outside the European Economic Area
We use service providers to provide services and to process your data relating to our services and products. The service providers process the data exclusively in accordance with our instructions and have been obliged to comply with the applicable data protection regulations. All contracted data processors have been carefully selected and will only have access to your data to the extent and for the time required to provide the services or to the extent to which you have consented to the processing and use of your data.

European Economic Area are subject to data protection that does not generally protect personal data to the same extent as is the case in the member states of the European Union. If your data is processed in a country that does not have a recognized high level of data protection such as in the European Union, we use contractual regulations or other recognized instruments to ensure that your personal data is adequately protected.

8. Storage period
We only store your personal data for as long as this is permitted by law. Stored personal data will be deleted if the user withdraws his consent to its storage or if knowledge of this data is no longer necessary to fulfil the purpose for which it was stored, in particular if its storage is not permissible for other legal reasons. Relevant legal retention periods from the German Commercial Code or the Tax Code remain unaffected by this. During the legal retention period, your personal data will be blocked and not used for any other data processing.

9. Rights of the data subject

9.1 Right to information
You have the right to request information from us at any time about the data stored about you, as well as its origin, recipients or categories of recipients to whom this data is passed on and the purpose of storage.

9.2 Right of revocation
If you have given your consent to the use of data, you can revoke this at any time without giving reasons with effect for the future. For this purpose, an email to service@maier-sports.de or a written notification to Maier Sports GmbH, Nürtingener Str. 27, 73257 Köngen is sufficient.

9.3 Right to rectification
If your data stored with us is incorrect, you can have it corrected by us at any time.

9.4 Right to deletion and blocking
You have the right to cause your personal data stored by us to be deleted or blocked. As a rule, your personal data will be deleted within 2 working days after assertion of this right as a data subject. Should the deletion contradict legal, contractual or fiscal or commercial storage obligations or other legally anchored reasons, only the blocking of your data can be carried out instead of the deletion. Once your data has been deleted, it is no longer possible to provide information on it.

9.5 Right to data portability
Should you request that we surrender the personal data you have provided to us, we will release or transmit the data to you or another data controller, if you so desire, in a structured, current, and machine-readable format. However, the latter only applies if this is technically possible.

9.6 Right to object
You have the right to object to the processing of your data at any time and without giving reasons. However, once you have exercised your right to object, we may no longer be able to offer our services in full, as certain services require certain the processing of certain personal data.

9.7 Contact for asserting data subject rights
When you contact us by email to service@maier-sports.de or by post to Maier Sports GmbH, Nürtinger Str. 27, 73257 Köngen, we will store the data you have provided (your email address, your name and your telephone number if applicable) in order to answer your questions or to respond to your request. We delete the data arising in this context after the storage is no longer necessary, or restrict the processing if statutory retention obligations exist.

10. Right of appeal to the supervisory authority
You have the right to file a complaint with the competent supervisory authority against the processing of your personal data if you feel that your rights under GDPR have been violated.