Various cookies are used on our website: technically necessary, connections to external services/media and those for statistical web analysis and marketing or tracking purposes. These are described in detail in the data protection information below. You can manage your consent via the following link:
We would like to inform you in the following about the processing of personal data in the context of the use of our Internet pages.
Responsible for these Internet pages is
Gharieni Group GmbH
Legally represented by the managing director:
Further information about our company and the persons authorized to represent it can be found in our imprint.
Which data are processed?
Legal basis of the data processing
In order to be able to offer you our website and the services associated with it, we process personal data on the basis of the following legal principles:
- Consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) DSGVO)
- for the performance of contracts (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) DSGVO
- on the basis of a balancing of interests (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO)
- to fulfil a legal obligation (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c) DSGVO)
We will refer to the relevant terms in connection with the respective processing so that you can classify on which basis we process personal data.
If personal data are processed on the basis of your consent, you have the right to revoke this consent at any time with effect for the future.
If we process data on the basis of a weighing up of interests, you as the person concerned have the right to object to the processing of personal data, taking into account the provisions of Art. 21 DSGVO.
When you visit our website, personal data is processed in order to be able to display the contents of the website on your terminal device.
In order for the pages to be displayed in your browser, the IP address of the terminal device you use must be processed. Additional information about the browser of your terminal device is also processed.
We are obliged under data protection law to also guarantee the confidentiality and integrity of the personal data processed with our IT systems.
For this purpose and out of this interest, the following data is recorded on the basis of a weighing of interests:
- IP address of the calling computer (for a maximum of 7 days)
- Operating system of the calling computer
- Browser version of the calling computer
- Name of the retrieved file
- Date and time of retrieval
- Data volume transferred
- Referring URL
The IP address will be deleted after 7 days at the latest from all systems used in connection with the operation of these Internet pages. We can then no longer establish a personal reference from the remaining data.
The data is also used to determine and correct errors on the Internet pages.
We offer a contact form on our website, which you can use to request information about our products or services or to contact us in general. We have marked the data you are required to answer an inquiry as mandatory fields. Information on other data fields is voluntary.
We need this information in order to process your inquiry, to address you correctly and to send you an answer. The data processing is carried out for concrete inquiries for the fulfilment of a contract or the initiation of a contract. In the case of general enquiries, processing is based on a weighing of interests.
Inquiries received via the contact form on our website are processed electronically by us in order to answer your enquiry. In this context, other persons or departments and possibly third parties may also become aware of the contents of the form you have sent.
The transmission of the form data via the Internet is carried out via encrypted connections.
Contact by e-mail
If you contact us by e-mail, we need your personal data. We collect, process or use your personal data only to the extent and for as long as we need it to provide our services to you. We delete your personal data after we have provided our service to you, unless we are legally obliged to store your personal data for a longer period of time. Please note our special instructions if you apply to us by e-mail or send us information to initiate a business relationship.
Data processing for the purpose of application
We offer you the opportunity to apply for open positions on our website. Selected employees are available to you for this purpose. You are welcome to send them your application documents. We will review your documents and inform you of the result of our review. If we do not decide in your favour as a new employee, we will block your personal data and delete it after a maximum of five months.
Data processing for the purpose of initiating business
If you contact us for the purpose of initiating a business transaction (e.g. a description of the matter under review, a specific question, sending of documents), we will store this e-mail in our system. How long we may use your e-mail and any attachments is determined by the respective requirements.
Newsletter subscription / advertising and market research
You can also subscribe to an e-mail newsletter on our website. We use the so-called Double-Opt-In procedure. Here, a confirmation e-mail is first sent to your specified e-mail address with a request for confirmation. The subscription only becomes effective when you click on the activation link contained in the confirmation mail. We use your data transmitted to us exclusively for sending the newsletter, which may contain information or offers. In addition to the voluntary information in the respective form, we only process your e-mail address for this purpose. However, this is also absolutely necessary in order to send you the newsletter.
You can cancel the newsletter at any time, e.g. in your user account. Alternatively, you will find a link to unsubscribe in every newsletter e-mail.
In order to be able to analyse the popularity of our newsletters and to optimise them, we log when e-mails are opened and links are clicked. This usage analysis is based on a weighing of interests. You can object to this processing by unsubscribing from the newsletter.
We use rapidmail to send our newsletter. Your data will therefore be transmitted to rapidmail GmbH. In doing so, rapidmail GmbH is prohibited from using your data for any other purpose than for sending the newsletter. rapidmail GmbH is not permitted to pass on or sell your data. rapidmail is a German, certified newsletter software provider which has been carefully selected in accordance with the requirements of the DSGVO and the BDSG.
Shop / Registration
Personal data is also processed for the operation of our online shop and the ordering of goods and/or services. With regard to the shop functions, this is generally done to initiate or fulfil contracts for the purchase or procurement of our goods and service providers.
With regard to the display of suitable products in your end device, we process data from the use of the online shop on the basis of a weighing of interests.
In order to complete the ordering process, you are required to register as a dealer in our shop system. The data is entered into an input mask, transmitted to us and stored. The following data is always collected:
- First name
- Last name
- E-mail address
- Street and house number
- Phone number
The following data should also be provided by the user:
- Company name
- Addition to company name
- Sales tax ID
- Tax number
- Scan of a trade licence
After a manual verification of the data by Gharieni, you will receive a registration email to the given email address, in which we provide a link for authentication to ensure that there is no misuse of email addresses. After successful authentication by confirming the link, the user can open his account and make purchases in our online shop. The transmission of the data entered by you takes place via a secure https/ SSL connection. Your data will be deleted within 90 days after completion of processing, unless longer storage is required for reasons of traceability, customer service or legal retention periods.
Furthermore, there is the possibility to handle the payment process with the online payment service PayPal. PayPal makes it possible to make online payments to third parties. The European operating company of PayPal is PayPal (Europe) S.à.r.l. & Cie. S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, 2449 Luxembourg. If you choose PayPal as your payment method, your data required for the payment process will be automatically transmitted to PayPal. The following data is regularly involved:
- E-mail address
- Phone and mobile number
- IP address
The legal basis for the data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 (b) DSGVO, as the processing of the data is necessary for the payment with PayPal and thus for the execution of the contract.
We use the payment provider Stripe on our websites. Provider of this payment service is Stripe Payments Europe, Ltd,1 Grand Canal Street Lower, Grand Canal Dock, Dublin Ireland. If you choose payment via Stripe, the payment details you enter will be transmitted to Stripe.
The legal basis for the data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 (b) DSGVO, as the processing of the data is necessary for payment with Stripe and therefore for the execution of the contract.
Cookies are used on our Internet pages. Cookies are small pieces of text information that are stored in your terminal device via your browser. The cookies are necessary to enable certain functions of our internet pages.
We use both session cookies, which are automatically deleted by your browser immediately after the end of your visit to our website.
We use the following technically necessary cookies on our site:
Name, type, storage period, purpose
- _csrf_token-1, session, no storage duration, CSFR token
- currency, session, no storage period, currency change
- session-1, session, no storage duration, session
- cookiePreferences, persistent, 6 months, cookie settings
- nocache, Session, no storage duration, Custom caching
We use the following cookies on our website based on your consent:
Name, type, storage period, purpose:
- x-ua-device, session, no storage duration, end device recognition
- _ga, _gat, _git, persistent, 2 years, tracking and analysis via Google Analy-tics
- Partner programs and comfort functions like notepad, these are moment-tan deactivated
You have the option of preventing the setting of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser. However, we would like to point out that the use of our Internet pages may then only be possible to a limited extent. No programs or other applications are installed or started on your computer by cookies.
Sweepstakes and similar activities
From time to time, you may be given the opportunity to participate in contests and similar promotions on our website. Within the framework of these campaigns, personal data (e-mail address, name, address and any other data required for the campaign) may also be collected and stored for the purpose of processing the campaign. The personal data you provide us with in the course of such a campaign will be used exclusively for the processing of the campaign (in the case of a competition, for example, for determining the prize, notification of the prize and sending the prize). After the end of the promotion, the participants' data will be deleted.
On our website, we use the Facebook button of the social network facebook.com, which is operated by Facebook Inc, 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook"). You can recognize the Facebook button by the Facebook logo or the "Like Button" ("Like"). If you are logged into Facebook as a member, Facebook will associate this information with your personal Facebook user account. When you use the Facebook button (e.g. clicking the button, submitting a comment), corresponding information is transmitted directly from your browser to Facebook and is also assigned to your Facebook user account and stored there. You can find more information on the collection and use of data by Facebook and on your rights and options for protecting your privacy in this regard in Facebook's data protection information at https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/update
We use a Twitter button on our website, a social network operated by Twitter Inc, 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. You can recognize the Twitter button by the corresponding logo, if applicable with lettering. Twitter receives the information that you have visited our website with your IP address. When you use the button, your browser will also transmit corresponding information directly to Twitter. You can find more information on the collection and use of data by Twitter and on your rights and options for protecting your privacy in this regard in the data protection information https://twitter.com/en/privacy#update.
Purposes of the processing of personal data
We process the aforementioned data for the operation of our website and for the fulfilment of contractual obligations to our customers or for the protection of our legitimate interests.
In the case of enquiries from you outside an active customer relationship, we process the data for the purposes of sales and advertising. You can object to the use of your personal data for advertising purposes at any time.
If you provide us with data voluntarily, e.g. in forms, and this data is not required for the fulfilment of our contractual obligations, we process this data on the justified assumption that the processing and use of this data is in your interest.
Recipient / passing on of data
Data that you provide to us will not be passed on to third parties. In particular, your data will not be passed on to third parties for their advertising purposes.
However, we may use service providers for the operation of this website or for further products or services from us. In such cases, it may happen that a service provider becomes aware of personal data. We select our service providers carefully - especially with regard to data protection and data security - and take all measures required by data protection law for permissible data processing.
Data processing outside the European Union
Insofar as personal data is processed outside the European Union, you can see this from the previous explanations.
Data protection officer
We have appointed a data protection officer.
You can contact him as follows:
Kompass Data Protection GmbH
Fischenicher Str. 10
Tel. 02841 - 8 83 00 0
Your rights as a data subject
You have the right of access to personal data concerning you. You can contact us for information at any time.
In the case of a request for information that is not made in writing, we ask for your understanding that we may require you to provide evidence that proves that you are the person you claim to be.
Furthermore, you have the right to correction or deletion or to restriction of processing, as far as you are legally entitled to do so.
Finally, you have the right to object to the processing within the scope of the statutory provisions.
You also have a right to data transferability within the framework of the data protection regulations.
Deletion of data
As a matter of principle, we delete personal data when there is no need for further storage. A requirement can exist in particular if the data is still needed to fulfil contractual services, to check and grant or ward off warranty and, if applicable, guarantee claims. In the case of statutory storage obligations, deletion shall only be considered after the expiry of the respective storage obligation.
Right of appeal to a supervisory authority
You have the right to complain about the processing of personal data by us to a data protection supervisory authority. For example:
State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information North Rhine-Westphalia
We will revise this privacy notice whenever changes are made to this website or other matters that require it. You will always find the current version on this website