Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting schnittchen patterns online shop!

Protection of your privacy is very important to us. At schnittchen patterns we have some fundamental principles about how we handle your data (please see below).

You can contact us here anytime here:
e-mail: info@schnittchen.com
phone number: +49 89 17953895

§ 1 Collection of personal data
In order to visit schnittchen patterns, and to order or download sewing patterns, schnittchen patterns (hereinafter company) collects, processes and utilizes the user’s name, address and email address, as well as the end device’s IP address (hereinafter “personal data”).

§ 2 Purpose of the collection, processing and utilization
We collect personal data that you voluntarily submit to us when you place an order, contact us (e.g. via contact form or by email) or open a customer account with us. Mandatory fields are marked as such because we absolutely need those data to perform the contract or process your contact request or open your customer account, and you would otherwise not be able to complete your order and/or create your customer account or send the contact request. It is evident in each input form what data are collected. We use the data that you disclose to us to perform the contract and process your enquiries. Upon completion of the contract or deletion of your customer account, any further processing of your data will be restricted, and your data will be deleted upon expiry of the retention period applicable under relevant regulations, unless you expressly consent to the further use of your data or we reserve the right to further use your personal data in the scope and manner permitted by law, of which we inform you in this notice. Your customer account can be deleted at any time. For this purpose you can either send a message to the contact option specified below or use the relevant function available in the customer account.

§ 3 Protection of privacy
The company is committed to protecting the user’s privacy, and warrants to process and utilize the personal data in accordance with the Federal Data Protection Act and the Teleservices Data Protection Act, and to process and utilize it exclusively for the fulfilment of the purposes defined in § 2. The company will ensure that its personnel is correspondingly obligated.

§ 4 Rights of the user
With respect to Personal Information, the user has the rights of access, rectification and deletion provided by the German Federal Data Protection Act; these rights must be exercised by a message via mail or by email to the contact person mentioned in § 8.

You are entitled to be obtain free-of-charge information concerning data stored about your person and, as the case may be, to correct, restrict the processing, enable the portability of, or delete those data. If you have any questions about how we collect, process or use your personal data, want to enquire about, correct, block or delete your data, or withdraw any consents you have given, or opt-out of any particular data use, please contact us directly using the contact data provided in our site notice. You may also submit a complaint to the responsible data protection supervisory authority.

§ 5 Email newsletter and postal advertisement
5.1 E-mail advertising if you subscribe to the newsletter
If you subscribe to our newsletter, we will regularly send you our e-mail newsletter based on your consent, using the data required or disclosed by you separately for this purpose.You may unsubscribe from the newsletter service at any time. For this purpose you can either send a message to the contact option specified below or use the opt-out link in the newsletter. Upon unsubscription, we will delete your email address unless you have expressly consented to the further use of your data or we reserve the right to further use your personal data in the scope and manner permitted by the law, of which we inform you in this notice.

5.2. We are using „MailChimp“, as Newsletter Provider that is part of the US based Rocket Science Group, LLC, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE #5000, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA. Please take a look at their privacy policy here: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/. The Rocket Science Group LLC d/b/a. MailChimp is certified under the Privacy-Shield-Agreement and guarantees to be conform to GDPR  (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000TO6hAAG&status=Active).

§ 6 Cookies and web-analysis
6.1 Cookies

To improve the user experience on our website and enable you to use its certain features in order to show suitable products or conduct market research, some pages of this website use the so-called cookies. This serves the protection of our legitimate interests in the optimised presentation of our offer that are overriding in the process of balancing of interests. A cookie is a small text file which is stored automatically on your end device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after you close the browser session, i.e. when you close the browser (that’s the so-called session cookies). Other cookies are stored in your end-user device and enable us to recognise your browser when you visit us again (persistent cookies). To check the cookie storage period, you can use the Overview function in the cookie settings of your web browser. You can configure your browser for it to inform you whenever a page uses cookies and decide on a case-by-case basis whether to accept or reject the cookies on a given website or generally. Every browser has a different policy for managing the cookie settings. The browser’s policy is described in the Help menu of every browser and explains how you can change your cookie settings. To find out how to change the settings in your browser, see the links below:
Internet Explorer™: http://windows.microsoft.com/de-DE/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies
Safari™: https://support.apple.com/kb/ph21411?locale=de_DE
Chrome™: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=de&hlrm=en&answer=95647
Firefox™ https://support.mozilla.org/de/kb/cookies-erlauben-und-ablehnen
Opera™ : http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.20/de/cookies.html

Please note that disabling cookies may limit your access to some features of our website.

6.2 Web-Analysis
This website also uses the so-called DoubleClick cookie for the purpose of Google Analytics (see below). The DoubleClick cookie enables the recognition of your browser as you visit other websites. The information generated automatically by the cookie about your visit to this website will be transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the United States. By means of IP anonymisation enabled on this website, the IP address will be shortened before being transmitted within the area of member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address will be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Google will not join the anonymised IP address, transmitted from your browser through Google Analytics, with any other data held by Google.
Google will use this information to compile reports about your website activities and to provide other services related to the use of the website. This serves the protection of our legitimate interests in the optimal marketing of our website that are overriding in the process of balancing of interests. In addition, Google may transfer this information to third parties from time to time if this is required by law or if third parties process such data on behalf of Google.
Google Double Click is offered by Google LLC. (www.google.com).
Google LLC is headquartered in the USA and is certified to the EU-US Privacy Shield. You will see the up-to-date certificate a href=” https://www.privacyshield.gov/list”>here. Based on this agreement between the USA and the European Commission, the latter has recognised entities certified to the Privacy Shield as those ensuring an adequate level of data protection.
You can disable the DoubleClick cookie via http://www.aboutads.info/] and accordingly adapt the settings of your browser. Finally, you can configure your browser for it to inform you about the setting of cookies and decide on a case-by-case basis whether to accept or reject the cookies on a given website or generally. Please note that disabling cookies may limit your access to some features of our website.

6.3. Using of Google (Universal) Analytics for web analytics 
For the purpose of website analytics, this website uses Google (Universal) Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC (www.google.com). This serves the protection of our legitimate interests in the optimised presentation of our offer that are overriding in the process of balancing of interests. Google (Universal) Analytics uses methods, like e.g. cookies, that enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information collected automatically by cookies about your use of this website are as a rule transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the United States. At the same time, as IP anonymisation is enabled on this website, the IP address will be shortened before being transmitted within the area of member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address will be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Generally, Google does not associate the anonymised IP address, transmitted from your browser through Google Analytics, with any other data held by Google.

Google LLC is headquartered in the USA and is certified to the EU-US-Privacy Shield. You will see the up-to-date certificate here. Based on this agreement between the USA and the European Commission, the latter has recognised entities certified to the Privacy Shield as those ensuring an adequate level of data protection.

You may prevent the data generated by cookies and related to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) from being recorded and processed by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available through the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

Alternatively to the browser plugin, you may click this link, to prevent Google Analytics from recording your data on this website in the future. In this process, an opt-out cookie will be stored on your end-user device. If you clear your cookies, you will have to click the link again.

§ 7 Approval
If the user consents to the conditions in these statements, he/she agrees with the regulated use of personal data. Consent or decline by clicking on the appropriate box. Granting or denying of consent is recorded; its content is always available to the user. The user has the right at any time to revoke consent.

§ 8 Contact
The contact person for all privacy related questions and requests and for the exercise of the rights described in § 4, is
schnittchen patterns
Silke Türck
Englschalkingerstraße 264
81927 München
+49 89 17953895
Germany

München, Mai 2018