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Privacy policy

Responsible:

Gharieni Group GmbH

Gutenbergstr. 40

47443 Moers

 

Legally represented by the CEO:

Sammy Gharieni

 

Contact details of the data protection officer:

Jan Besold

Fischenicher Str. 10

50354 Hürth

datenschutz@gharieni.com

Tel. +49 (0) 2841 - 8 83 00 0

 

Purpose

According to Tele-media law and the EU General Data Protection Regulation, we have a responsibility to inform you in simple language about the collection, transmission, storage and processing of your data. First of all, we provide you with information about the subject matter, about our team and our services, and how data is collected.

 

Personal data

According to Article 4 (1) of the GDPR, "personal data" means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (...); a natural person is regarded as identifiable, which can be identified directly or indirectly, in particular by association with an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or one or more special features, the expression of the physical , physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of this natural person; "

 

What data we collect from you, process or use

In order for us to provide you with certain services, we need some of your personal information. We inform you about this as follows:

 

Data collection for technical reasons

Every time you visit our website, we automatically collect data that your browser transmits to our server. The collected information includes:

  • Type and version of your browser
  • Your operating system
  • The entered URL
  • Date and time of the page view
  • Your IP address (s.u.)

We have no way of associating this information with you and we do not aggregate that information with other data sources. The storage duration is max. 7 days.

 

IP addresses 

Explanation: On this website, in principle, no complete IP addresses are stored or deleted immediately after the end of the use of the website (exceptions, see above). At the web server level, a standardized alienation of the ID takes place, which stores a standard IP address "123.1.1.1" in the log file (access log and error log) instead of the actual IP address. A production of a personal reference is then no longer possible. The legal basis for this data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our "interest" i.S.d. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) the operation of this website is the implementation of the protection goals of confidentiality, integrity and availability of the data. 

 

Contact by e-mail

 If you contact us by e-mail, we will need your personal information. We collect, process or use your personal data only as far as and as long as we need it in order to provide our services to you. We will delete your personal information after we have rendered our services to you, unless we are required by law to retain your personal information for longer. Please note our special instructions, if you apply to us by e-mail or provide us with information to initiate a business relationship.

 

Contact form

To contact us, you can use the contact form. To use the contact form we need the following information:

  • First name
  • Last name
  • E-mail address
  • Subject
  • Your message text

 

We use your data to answer your request. If necessary, the information provided to us will be forwarded to the person responsible for your request. The data entered by you is transmitted via a secure https / SSL connection. Your data will be deleted after completion of the request within 90 days, unless for reasons of traceability, customer service or legal retention periods, a longer retention is required.

 

Catalog Request Form

To order our catalog online, you can use the catalog request form. To use the catalog request form we need the following information:

  • First and Last name
  • Address
  • Company / Affiliation
  • E-mail address

 

Further information such as VAT number, your website, telephone number and other information about your interests can be voluntarily provided to us, but are not required. We use the data provided to fulfill your request and send you requested catalogs. If necessary, the information provided to us will be forwarded to the body responsible for your request. The data entered by you is transmitted via a secure https / SSL connection. Your data will be deleted after completion of the request within 90 days, unless for reasons of traceability, customer service or legal retention periods, a longer retention is required.

 

Data processing for the purpose of employment applications

We offer the opportunity to apply for job vacancies on our website. Selected employees of our company are responsible to address these requests and you are welcome to send your application documents to them. After review, we will inform you of the result of our examination. If we do select you as a new employee, we will block your personal information and delete it after a maximum of five months.

 

Data processing for the purpose of business initiation

If you contact us for the purpose of initiating business (for example, describing the matter to be examined, a specific question, sending documents), we will store this e-mail in our system. How long we can use your e-mail and any attachments depends on your particular needs, recipients or categories of recipients.

All data collected via our website remain exclusively stored on our in-house servers. The content of e-mails is only available to our employees and will be treated with the strictest confidence. We will only share data that we have recorded on your visit(s) to our website to third parties, if we are required by law or by court order or to prosecute cyber attacks on our infrastructure as governed by criminal and / or civil law.

 

Legal basis

We make every effort to process your data only with your consent. Your data may also be processed on the basis of Article 6 paragraph 1 (f) of the DS-GVO the legitimate interest, e.g. to initiate business etc. to contact you without consent or to enforce or defend civil law claims arising from contractual and legal obligations. We process and store data in accordance with the legal obligation to fulfill the contractual requirements, e.g. to comply with tax and commercial retention periods (Art. 6 (1) (c)). If the obligation to provide the personal data in a legal or contractual manner, or if this is required for a contract, we will arrange this.

 

Transmission of data in third countries

The controller intends to transfer your personal information to a third country, such as the US, in accordance with the EU-US Privacy Shield Appropriateness Order. Your data will be transmitted to the companies listed below and processed for the following purposes:

 

Collection and use of data by Google Maps

In order to plan directions and routes and to be able to show our location, Google Maps API has been integrated on this page to visually display geographical information. Furthermore, we would like to document the worldwide distribution of our high-quality products and where you can test our products, for example as part of your holiday.  For this we use maps from Google. Google Maps is an offer from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States ("Google"). When using Google Maps, Google also collects, processes and uses data about the use of the Maps features by visitors to the Websites. For more information about data processing by Google, see the privacy policy of Google. The use of Google Maps is in the interest of an attractive presentation of our online offers and an easy findability of the places we have indicated on the website and the places where you can find our products. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

 

Collection and use of data by Google Fonts

On our side typefaces, so-called fonts are integrated, which is to ensure the general readiness on the Internet. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. For this we use fonts from Google. Google Fonts is an offer from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States ("Google"). When you visit our site, your browser transmits your IP address to Google. Please refer to Google's Privacy Policy at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/ for more information about Google's collection and use of the data and your rights and ways to protect your privacy. The legal basis for this data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our "interest" i.S.d. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) is the operation of this website.

 

Using ajax / googleapis / jquery

On our side so-called libraries are integrated, which simplifies the usability of the page. For this a "jquery" is uploaded by Google. This library is an offer from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States ("Google"). When you visit our site, your browser transmits your IP address to Google. Please refer to Google's Privacy Policy at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/ for more information about Google's collection and use of the data and your rights and ways to protect your privacy. The legal basis for this data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our "interest" i.S.d. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) is the operation of this website.

 

Website Analysis / Tracking:

Cookies: In some areas of our website, we use cookies, in order to track and recognize the preferences of visitors and to be able to design and update the website accordingly. This allows easier navigation and a high degree of user-friendliness of a website. Cookies also help us identify particularly popular areas of our website. Cookies are small files that are stored on the hard disk of a visitor. They allow to keep information for a certain period of time and to identify the visitor's computer. For better user guidance and individual performance, we use permanent cookies. We also use so-called session cookies, which are automatically deleted when you close your browser. You can set your browser to inform you about the placement of cookies. So the use of cookies becomes transparent for you. Important: If you completely exclude the use of cookies, you may not be able to use individual features of our website.

We use the following categories of cookies on our website:

  • Essential cookies
  • Performance cookies
  • Functionality / Personalization cookies

 

Essential Cookies: These cookies are necessary for you to be able to navigate the website and use its features, such as accessing password-protected areas. Without these cookies, we will not be able to provide you with certain services as requested by you. We use essential cookies to uniquely identify registered users so that they will be recognized during their stay and when they visit the site again.

 

Performance cookies: These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for example, which pages they visit most frequently and whether they receive error messages from websites. These cookies do not collect data that can be used to identify visitors. All information collected through these cookies is anonymous and is intended solely to improve the functionality and service of the website. We therefore use performance cookies to compile statistics on how our website is used and to see how effective our advertising campaigns are.

 

Functionality / Personalization Cookies: These cookies allow websites to remember a visitor's prior information (e.g., user name or language) to provide optimized, personalized features. These cookies are also used to maintain settings that you make on the website (such as font size or size and other user-customizable options). They also serve to provide you with requested services, such as when you want to watch a video. These cookies are not able to track your browsing activity on other websites. We do not collect any information about you that can be used for promotional purposes and can not determine where you were browsing on the Internet outside of our website. We therefore use Functionality / Personalization cookies to recognize you when you revisit our website and to personalize content and save your preferences.

 

Facebook button

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 in as a member of Facebook, Facebook assigns this information to your personal Facebook user account. When using the Facebook button (for example, clicking the button, leaving a comment), the corresponding information is transmitted directly from your browser to Facebook and also assigned to your Facebook user account and stored there. For more information about the collection and use of data by Facebook and about your rights in this regard and ways to protect your privacy, see the Facebook Privacy Policy at https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/update

 

Twitter button

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. The Twitter button can be recognized by the corresponding logo, if necessary with lettering. Twitter receives the information that you have visited our website with your IP address. When using the button further information from your browser will be transmitted directly to Twitter. Further information on the collection and use of the data by Twitter and on your rights and options for protecting your privacy can be found in the privacy policy https://twitter.com/en/privacy#update

 

Instagram button

We use an Instagram button on our website, a social network operated by Instagram LLC, 1601 Willow Rd, Menlo Park CA 94025, USA. The Instagram button can be recognized by the appropriate logo, if necessary with lettering. This informs Instagram that you have visited our website with your IP address. When using the button further information from your browser will be sent directly to Instagram. For more information about the collection and use of the data by Instagram and your rights and opportunities to protect your privacy, please refer to the privacy policy https://help.instagram.com/519522125107875?helpref=page_content

 

LinkedIn button 

We use a LinkedIn button on our website, a social network operated by LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. The LinkedIn button can be recognized by the logo on the logo. LinkedIn receives the information that you have visited our website with your IP address. When using the button further information from your browser will be sent directly to LinkedIn. For more information about LinkedIn's collection and use of data and your rights to protect your privacy, see the privacy policy https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy 

 

Pinterest button 

We use a Pinterest button on our website, a social network operated by Pinterest Inc., 808 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA 94103-490, USA. The Pinterest button can be recognized by the logo on the logo. Pinterest receives the information that you have visited our website with your IP address. When using the button further information from your browser will be sent directly to Pinterest. For more information about how Pinterest collects and uses the data and your rights and ways to protect your privacy, see the privacy policy https://policy.pinterest.com/en/privacy-policy 

 

Youtube button 

We use a Youtube button on our website, a social network operated by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. The Youtube button can be recognized by the logo on the logo. Youtube receives the information that you have visited our website with your IP address. When using the button further information from your browser will be sent directly to Youtube. For more information on the collection and use of data by Youtube and your rights and ways to protect your privacy, please refer to the privacy policy https://support.google.com/youtube/topic/2803240?hl=en&ref_topic=6151248

 

Data processing and use for advertising and market research purposes / Newsletter subscription

On our website you have the opportunity to sign up for our free newsletter. The newsletter informs about news from the spa and wellness industry and current offers of Gharieni. To register, we need your e-mail address. You can tell us your name, but it is not required.

After submitting the registration form, you will receive a confirmation email from us.

Registration will not take effect until you click on the link in the confirmation email. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time. Use the unsubscribe function on our website (https://www.gharieni-shop.com/newsletter) or the unsubscribe link at the end of each e-mail. Your e-mail address will then be deleted immediately from the distribution system.

As far as you have subscribed to the newsletter, you have submitted the following declaration of consent: I agree to receive publicity from Gharieni in the form of newsletters.

The handling of your personal data takes place only with your consent. The consent you give is the registration for the newsletter.

The submission of this declaration of consent in the processing and use of my personal data for advertising and market research is voluntary and revocable at any time by notifying us via e-mail (info@gharieni.com) or by mail at the address listed in the "Contact Us" section.

 

Use of service providers

Gharieni will use any contracted service providers (freight forwarders, contract data processors, eg data centers and letter shops) with instructions, for example for the delivery of ordered goods, sending letters or e-mails, the care and analysis of databases and services, so-called Order data management acc. § 11 BDSG. All service providers and data processors receive access to your personal data only to the extent and for the required period of time, which is necessary for the provision of the services respectively to the extent to which you have consented to the processing and use of the data.

 

Data security

We take technical and organizational security measures to protect your data as comprehensively as possible from unauthorized access. In addition to securing the operating environment, we use an encryption method throughout the entire website. The information you provide will then be transmitted in encrypted form using the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol to prevent misuse of the information by third parties. You can check in the status bar of your browser the lock symbol is closed and the address bar starts with "https".

 

Sweepstakes and similar promotions 

From time to time you will have the opportunity to participate in sweepstakes and similar promotions on our website. As part of these campaigns, personal data (e-mail address, name, address and, if necessary, other data necessary for the action) may also be collected and stored for the purpose of processing. The personal information provided by you to us in the course of the campaign will be used exclusively for the handling of the action (in the case of a raffle, for example, for the determination of winnings, prize notification and sending of the prize). After completion of the action, the data of the participants will be deleted. 

 

Your Rights 

You have the right at any time to request information from the person(s) responsible about the processing of your personal data as well as to the rectification, deletion or a restriction of processing. You have the right to object to the processing at any time. In principle, the right to data portability always applies. Please contact the listed Addresses in the Contact form. If we have contacted you on the basis of Art. 6 (1) (f), you have the right to revoke your consent at any time without affecting the lawfulness of the processing based on the consent to revocation. 

If you have complaints, you can contact any regulatory body, e.g. please contact the:

State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information North Rhine-Westphalia 

Kavalleriestr. 2-4 

40213 Dusseldorf 

Telephone: 0211 / 38424-0 

Fax: 0211 / 38424-10 

E-Mail: poststelle@ldi.nrw.de

 

Links to other websites 

We link to websites of other providers not affiliated with us (third parties). If you click on these links, we no longer control the data collected and used by these providers. More detailed information on data collection and use can be found in the privacy policy of each respective provider. We assume no responsibility for the collection and processing of data by third parties. However, as far as technically possible, we clearly advise you that you are accessing a third party. If this does not already appear clearly from the text, we provide the link to the page of a third-party provider with the note "external link". Regular update of this privacy policy will be posted and provided.  The legal framework conditions for us as a provider of services are naturally subject to changes and adjustments. These changes and adjustments may require you to update this Privacy Notice from time to time. You can recognize the current status by the line "Stand: ..." at the beginning of this privacy policy. 

 

Questions about privacy 

Questions regarding data protection in relation to gharieni.com can be addressed to: 

Gharieni Group GmbH 

Gutenbergstr. 40 

47443 Moers 

Email: datenschutz@gharieni.com 

Telephone: +49 (0) 2841 - 88300 - 0 (You can reach us by phone from Monday-Friday from 8.00-17.00)

 

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