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1) Information about the collection of personal data and contact details of the responsible person

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

1.2Responsible for the data processing on this website within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO) is House of Textile Arts eK, At the railway station 8, 94078 Freyung, Germany, Phone: + 49 8551 91 41, Fax: + 480 49 8551 91 41 E-mail: hota@housetextilearts.com. The person responsible for the processing of personal data is the natural or legal person who, alone or in concert with others, decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data.

1.3For security reasons and for the protection of the transfer of personal data and other confidential contents (eg orders or inquiries to the person in charge), this website uses an SSL or. TLS encryption. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the string "https: //" and the lock icon in your browser bar.

2) Data collection when visiting our website

In the case of merely informative use of our website, ie 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 log files"). When you visit our website, we collect the following information that is technically necessary for us to display the website:

  • Our visited website
  • Date and time at the time of access
  • Amount of data sent in bytes
  • Source / reference from which you came to the page
  • Used browser
  • Operating system used
  • Used IP address (possibly in anonymous form)

The processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR based on 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 retrospectively check the server logfiles should concrete evidence point to unlawful 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, ie after closing your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your device and allow us or our affiliate (third-party cookies) to recognize your browser the next time you visit it (so-called persistent cookies). If cookies are set, they collect and process specific user information, such as browser and location data as well as IP address values, to an individual extent. Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may differ depending on the cookie.

In some cases, the cookies are used to simplify the ordering process by storing settings (eg remembering the contents of a virtual shopping cart for a later visit to the website). Insofar as personal data used by us are also processed by us, the processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO either for the execution of the contract or in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO for safeguarding our legitimate interests in the best possible functionality of the website as well as a customer-friendly and effective design of the page visit.

We may work with advertising partners to help us make our web site more interesting to you. For this purpose, in this case, when you visit our website, cookies from partner companies are stored on your hard disk (third-party cookies). If we cooperate with aforementioned advertising partners, you will be informed individually and separately about the use of such cookies and the scope of the information collected in the following paragraphs.

Please note that you can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and individually decide on their acceptance or can exclude the acceptance of cookies for specific cases or in general. Each browser differs in the way it manages the cookie settings. This is described in the Help menu of each browser, which explains how to change your cookie settings. These can be found for the respective browser under the following links:

Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en/kb/cookies-allow-and-dispose
Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en&hlrm=en
Safari: https://support.apple.com/en-us/guide/safari/sfri11471/mac
Opera: https://help.opera.com/en/latest/web-preferences/#cookies

Please note that if you do not accept cookies, the functionality of our website may be limited.

4) contact us

When contacting us (eg via contact form or e-mail), personal data is collected. Which data are collected in the case of a contact form can be seen from the respective contact form. These data are stored and used solely for the purpose of answering your request or for establishing contact and the associated technical administration. The legal basis for processing this data is our legitimate interest in answering your request in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. If your contact aims to conclude a contract, then additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO. Your data will be deleted after final processing of your request. This is the case if it can be inferred from the circumstances that the matter in question has been finally clarified and provided that no statutory storage requirements are in conflict.

5) Online appointment

We process your personal data in the context of the online appointment arrangement provided. Which data we collect for the online appointment, you can see from the respective input form or the appointment for appointment. If certain data are necessary to be able to make an online appointment, we will mark them accordingly in the entry form or at the appointment inquiry. If we provide you with a free text field in the entry form, you can describe your request there in more detail. You can then also control which data you want to enter additionally.

Your communicated data will be stored and used exclusively for the purpose of making an appointment. In the processing of personal data required to fulfill a contract with you (this also applies to processing operations that are necessary for the implementation of pre-contractual measures), Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO as legal basis. If you have given us consent for the processing of your data, the processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR. A given consent can be revoked at any time by a message to the person named at the beginning of this statement.

6) Data processing when opening a customer account and for contract execution

According to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR, personal data will continue to be collected and processed when you provide it to us for the purpose of concluding a contract or opening a customer account. Which data are collected, can be seen from 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-mentioned address of the person in charge. We save and use the data you have provided for the execution of the contract. After completion of the contract or deletion of your customer account, your data will be blocked with regard to tax and commercial retention periods and deleted after expiration of these periods, unless you have expressly consented to a further use of your data or a legally permitted further data use by our side which we will inform you accordingly below.

7) comment function

The follow-up comments can be subscribed by you as a user. You will receive a confirmation e-mail to ensure that you are the owner of the specified e-mail address (double opt-in procedure). The legal basis for data processing in the case of subscriptions to comments is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR. You can unsubscribe from ongoing comment subscriptions at any time with effect for the future, please refer to the confirmation e-mail for more information on the unsubscribe option.

8) Use of your data for direct mail

8.1Registration for our e-mail newsletter

If you subscribe to our e-mail newsletter, we will send you regular information about our offers. Mandatory information for sending the newsletter is your e-mail address alone. The specification of further data is voluntary and will be used to address you personally. For sending the newsletter we use the so-called double opt-in procedure. This means that we will only send you an e-mail newsletter if you have expressly confirmed that you agree to receive the newsletter. We will then send you a confirmation e-mail asking you to confirm by clicking on a link that you wish to receive the newsletter in the future.

By activating the confirmation link, you give us your consent to the use of your personal data in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR. When registering for the newsletter, we will save your IP address entered by the Internet Service Provider (ISP) as well as the date and time of registration in order to be able to trace a possible misuse of your e-mail address at a later date. The data collected by us when registering for the newsletter will be used exclusively for promotional purposes by means of the newsletter. You can cancel the newsletter at any time via the provided link in the newsletter or by sending a message to the person named above. After cancellation, your e-mail address will be deleted immediately in our newsletter distribution, as far as you have not expressly consented to a further use of your data or we reserve the right to further data usage, which is permitted by law and about which we inform you in this statement.

8.2Sending 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 for similar goods or services, such as those already purchased, from our range by e-mail. For this we do not have to obtain a separate consent from you according to § 7 Abs. 3 UWG. In this respect, data processing takes place solely on the basis of our legitimate interest in personalized direct mail in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. If you have 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 for the purpose described above at any time with effect for the future by a message to the person named at the beginning. For this purpose, you only have to pay delivery costs according to the basic rates. Upon receipt of your objection, the use of your e-mail address for advertising purposes will cease immediately.

9) Data processing for order processing

9.1For the processing of your order, we work with the following service providers who support us wholly or partly in the execution of closed contracts. These personal data will be transmitted to these service providers in accordance with the following information.

The personal data collected by us will be passed on to the transport company commissioned with the delivery within the scope of the contract, insofar as this is necessary for the delivery of the goods. We will pass on your payment details to the commissioned bank as part of the processing of payments, if this is necessary for the processing of payments. If payment service providers are used, we will inform you explicitly below. The legal basis for the transfer of data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO.

9.2Use of payment service providers (payment services)

- Paypal
When paying via PayPal, credit card via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal or - if offered - "purchase on account" or "installment payment" via PayPal, we will transfer your payment data in the course of the payment to PayPal (Europe) Sarl et Cie, SCA, 22- 24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg (hereinafter "PayPal"), continue. The transfer takes place in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR and only insofar as this is necessary for the payment process.
PayPal reserves itself for the payment methods credit card via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal or - if offered - "purchase on account" or "installment" via PayPal the execution of a credit check. If necessary, your payment data will be processed in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO on the basis of the legitimate interest of PayPal in the determination of their solvency to credit bureaus passed. The result of the credit check for statistical probability of default is used by PayPal for the purpose of deciding on the provision of the respective payment method. The credit information can contain probability values ​​(so-called score values). As far as score values ​​are included in the results of the credit rating, they are based on a scientifically recognized mathematical-statistical procedure. The calculation of score values ​​includes, but is not limited to, address data. Further data protection information, among other things to the used credit reference agencies, please refer to the privacy policy of PayPal: https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full
You can object to this processing of your data at any time by sending a message to PayPal. However, PayPal may continue to be entitled to process your personal data, if this is necessary for the contractual payment.

10) Tools and Miscellaneous

10.1Google reCAPTCHA

On this website we also use the reCAPTCHA feature of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland ("Google"). This function is primarily used to distinguish whether an input is made by a natural person or abusive by automated and automated processing. The service includes the sending of the IP address and any other data required by Google for the reCAPTCHA service to Google and is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO on the basis of our legitimate interest in the determination of individual responsibility on the Internet and the prevention of abuse and spam. As part of the use of Google reCAPTCHA may also be a transfer of personal information to the servers of Google LLC. come in the US.

In the case of transfer of personal data to the Google LLC. Based in the US, Google LLC has become. is certified for the us European Data Protection Convention "Privacy Shield", which ensures compliance with the data protection standard in force in the EU. A current certificate can be viewed here: https://www.privacyshield.gov/list

For more information about Google reCAPTCHA and Google's privacy policy, please visit: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

10.2Google Maps

On our website we use Google Maps (API) from Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland ("Google"). Google Maps is a web service for displaying interactive (land) maps to visually represent geographic information. By using this service you will be shown our location and will facilitate your arrival.

As soon as you visit those subpages where the map of Google Maps is integrated, information about your use of our website (such as your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google's servers, in which case it may also be sent to the servers the Google LLC. come in the US. This is done regardless of whether Google provides a user account that you are logged in to or whether a user account exists. 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 (even for non-logged-in users) as usage profiles and evaluates them. The collection, storage and evaluation are carried out in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO based on the legitimate interest of Google in the display of personalized advertising, market research and / or the needs of designing Google websites. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles, and you must contact Google to use them.

In the case of transfer of personal data to the Google LLC. Based in the US, Google LLC has become. is certified for the us European Data Protection Convention "Privacy Shield", which ensures compliance with the data protection standard in force in the EU. A current certificate can be viewed here: https://www.privacyshield.gov/list

If you disagree with the future transmission of your data to Google when using Google Maps, you can also disable the Google Maps web service completely by turning off the JavaScript application in your browser. Google Maps and the map display on this website can not be used.

Google's Terms of Use can be viewed at https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/terms/regional.html, and the additional Google Maps terms of service can be found at https://www.google.com/intl /de_US/help/terms_maps.html
For details on privacy related to the use of Google Maps, please visit the Google Privacy Policy: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

11) rights of the person concerned

11.1The applicable data protection law grants you comprehensive data protection rights (information and intervention rights) to the person responsible with regard to the processing of your personal data, which we inform you about below:

  • Right of access according to Art. 15 GDPR: In particular, you have the right to obtain information about the personal data processed by us, the processing purposes, the categories of personal data processed, the recipients or categories of recipients to whom your data was or is being disclosed Period of storage or the criteria for determining the duration of storage, the right of rectification, deletion, limitation of processing, objection to processing, complaint to a supervisory authority, the origin of your data, if they were not collected by us, the Existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, where appropriate, meaningful information about the logic and scope involved and the intended effects of such processing, as well as your right to be informed of what guarantees under Art. 46 DSGVO in case of assignment your data to third countries;
  • Right to correction according to Art. 16 GDPR: You have the right to immediate correction of incorrect data concerning you and / or completion of your incomplete data stored by us;
  • Right to cancellation according to Art. 17 GDPR: You have the right to demand the deletion of your personal data in the presence of the requirements of Art. 17 para. 1 GDPR. However, that right does not apply, in particular, where the processing is necessary for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, for the fulfillment of a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the pursuit, exercise or defense of rights;
  • Right to restriction of the processing according to Art. 18 GDPR: You have the right to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data, as long as the correctness of your data challenged by you is checked, if you refuse a deletion of your data because of inadmissible data processing and instead the Restricting the processing of your data require, if you need your data for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal rights, after we no longer need these data after purpose or if you have objected for reasons of your particular situation, as long as it is not certain, whether our entitled Reasons predominate;
  • Right to be informed in accordance with Art. 19 GDPR: If you have the right to rectify, delete or limit the processing to the controller, he / she is obligated to rectify or delete the data or all recipients to whom the personal data relating to you have been disclosed Notify of limitation of the processing, unless this proves to be impossible or involves a disproportionate effort. You have the right to be informed about these recipients.
  • Right to data portability according to Art. 20 GDPR: You have the right to receive your personal data provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request transmission to another person responsible, as far as technically feasible;
  • Right to revoke granted consent in accordance with Art. 7 para. 3 GDPR: You have the right to revoke a consent once given in the processing of data at any time with future effect. In the case of withdrawal, we will delete the data concerned immediately, as far as further processing can not be based on a legal basis for consentless processing. The revocation of consent does not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation;
  • Right to complain under Art. 77 GDPR: If you believe that the processing of your personal data violates the GDPR, you have the right to complain to a supervisory authority, in particular in the case of any other administrative or judicial remedy Member State of your whereabouts, place of work or place of alleged infringement.

11.2RIGHT TO OBJECT

IF, IN THE CONTEXT OF INTEREST ACCOUNTABILITY, WE PROCESS OUR PERSONAL DATA BASED ON OUR MAJOR LEGITIMATE INTEREST, YOU HAVE ANY PRESENT RIGHT TO SUBMIT AGAINST THIS PROCESSING FOR CONSEQUENCES WITH EFFECT ON THE FUTURE FOR REASONS OBTAINED FROM YOUR SPECIFIC SITUATION.
MAKE USE OF YOUR OPPOSITION RIGHT, WE FINISH THE PROCESSING OF THE AFFECTED DATA. FURTHER PROCESSING REMAINS SUBJECT TO EXERCISE WHEN WE MAY PROVIDE IMPERATIVE REASONABLE REASONS FOR PROCESSING WHICH EXCEED ITS INTERESTS, FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS AND FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS, OR IF THE PROCESSING SERVES THE PRESENTATION, EXERCISE OR DEFENSE OF LEGAL CHARGES.

IF YOUR PERSONAL DATA IS PROCESSED BY US TO OPERATE DIRECT ADVERTISING, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO INTRODUCE ANY CONTESTING AGAINST THE PROCESSING OF YOU OF PERSONAL DATA FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUCH ADVERTISING. YOU MAY EXERCISE THE OPPOSITE AS DESCRIBED ABOVE.

MAKE USE OF YOUR CONTINGENCY RIGHT, WE FINISH THE PROCESSING OF THE DATA CONCERNED FOR DIRECT ACCEPTANCE.

12) Duration of storage of personal data

The duration of the storage of personal data is based on the respective legal basis, the purpose of processing and - if applicable - additionally based on the respective legal retention period (eg commercial and tax retention periods).

In the processing of personal data based on an explicit consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO, these data are stored until the person withdraws his consent.

There are statutory retention periods for data which, in the context of legal or similar obligations, are based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO are processed, these data are routinely deleted after expiry of the retention periods, if they are no longer required for fulfillment of the contract or for initiating a contract and / or if there is no legitimate interest in the re-storage on our part.

In the processing of personal data on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO, these data will be stored until the person concerned exercises his right of objection under Art. 21 para. 1 DSGVO, unless we can prove compelling legitimate reasons for the processing that outweigh the interests, rights and freedoms of the person concerned, or the processing serves the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims.

In the processing of personal data for the purpose of direct advertising on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO these data will be stored until the person concerned exercises his right of objection under Art. 21 para. 2 DSGVO.

Unless otherwise stated in the other information in this Declaration on Specific Processing Situations, stored personal data will be erased if they are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.