Responsible for the data processing is:

Blend Republic Trading UG (in foundation)
Am Volkspark 1
50321 Brühl
Germany
info@blendrepublic.de

We appreciate your interest in our online shop. The protection of your privacy is very important to us. Below we inform you in detail about the handling of your data.

1. Access data and hosting
You can visit our website without giving any personal information. Each time a web page is called, the web server merely automatically stores a so-called server log file, which is e.g. contains the name of the requested file, your IP address, the date and time of the retrieval, the amount of data transferred and the requesting provider (access data) and documents the retrieval.

These access data are evaluated exclusively for the purpose of ensuring a trouble-free operation of the site as well as the improvement of our offer. In accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO the preservation of our legitimate interests, which predominate in the context of a weighing up of interests, in a correct presentation of our offer. All access data will be deleted no later than seven days after the end of your page visit.

Hosting services by a third party
Within the framework of a processing on our behalf, a third party provider provides the services for hosting and displaying the website. This serves to safeguard our legitimate interests, which are predominantly justified in the interests of weighing up our interests, in order to correctly present our offer. All data collected as part of the use of this website or in the forms provided in the online shop as described below will be processed on its servers. Processing on other servers takes place only in the framework explained here.
This service provider is located within a country of the European Union or the European Economic Area.

2. Data collection and use for contract execution, contacting
We collect personal information if you voluntarily disclose it to us as part of your order or when contacting us (for example, by contact form or e-mail). Obligatory fields are marked as such, since in these cases we need the data for contract processing or to process your contact and you can not send the order or the contact without their specification. The data collected is shown in the respective input forms. We use the data communicated by you in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b DSGVO for contract handling and processing of your inquiries. Insofar as you consent to this pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. If you have issued a DSGVO by choosing to open a customer account, we will use your data for the purposes of customer account opening. After completion of the contract or deletion of your customer account, your data will be restricted for further processing and deleted after expiry of the tax and commercial retention periods, unless you have expressly consented to a further use of your data or we reserve the right to further data use, the is legally permitted and about which we inform you in this statement. The deletion of your customer account is possible at any time and can be done either by a message to the contact option described below or via a designated function in the customer account.

3. Data transfer
For fulfillment of the contract pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b DSGVO, we pass on your data to the shipping company commissioned with the delivery, insofar as this is necessary for the delivery of ordered goods. Depending on which payment service provider you select in the order process, we will forward the payment data collected to the credit institution commissioned with the payment and any payment service providers commissioned by us to process the payments or to the selected payment service. In part, the selected payment service providers collect these data themselves, as long as you create an account there. In this case, you must log in to the payment service provider with your access data during the ordering process. In this respect, the privacy policy of the respective payment service provider applies.

The same applies to the data transfer to our manufacturers or wholesalers in the cases in which they take over the shipping for us (third-party business).

4. Cookies and web analytics
In order to make the visit of our website attractive and to allow the use of certain functions, to display suitable products or for market research, we use so-called cookies on various pages. This serves to safeguard our legitimate interests, which predominate in the context of a weighing up of interests, in an optimized presentation of our offer in accordance with Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO. Cookies are small text files that are automatically 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 to recognize your browser the next time you visit it (persistent cookies). The duration of storage can be found in the overview in the cookie settings of your web browser. You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and individually decide on their acceptance or 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
Safari ™: https://support.apple.com/en-us/guide/safari/sfri11471/12.0/mac/10.14
Chrome ™: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en&hlrm=en
Firefox ™ https://support.mozilla.org/en/kb/cookies-allow-and-dispose
Opera ™: https://help.opera.com/latest/web-preferences/#cookies Failure to accept cookies may limit the functionality of our website.

Failure to accept cookies may limit the functionality of our website.

Use of Google (Universal) Analytics for web analytics
Insofar as you consent to this pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a DSGVO, this website uses Google (Universal) Analytics for the purpose of website analysis. The Web analytics service is an offer of Google Ireland Limited, a company incorporated and operated under Irish law and located at Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland. (Www.google.de). Google (Universal) Analytics uses methods that allow you to analyze the use of the website, such as cookies. The automatically collected information about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. By activating IP anonymisation on this website, the IP address will be shortened prior to transmission within the member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. The anonymized IP address provided by Google Analytics within the framework of Google Analytics will generally not be merged with other data provided by Google. After purpose and end of the use of Google Analytics by us, the data collected in this context will be deleted.

To the extent that information is transferred to and stored on Google’s servers in the United States, the American company Google LLC is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield. A current certificate can be viewed here. As a result of this agreement between the US and the European Commission, the latter has established an appropriate level of data protection for companies certified under the Privacy Shield.

You can revoke your consent at any time with future effect by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de. This prevents the collection of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google. As an alternative to the browser plug-in, you can click on this link to prevent the collection by Google Analytics on this website in the future. An opt-out cookie is stored on your device. If you delete your cookies, you will be asked to give your consent again.

5. Social Media PlugIns
Use of social plugins from Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
Our website uses social plugins (“plugins”) from social networks. When you visit a page of our website that contains such a plugin, your browser connects directly to the servers of Facebook, Google, Twitter or Instagram. The content of the plugin is transmitted by the respective provider directly to your browser and integrated into the page. By integrating the plugins, the providers receive the information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page of our website, even if you do not have a profile or are currently not logged in. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted by your browser directly to a server of the respective provider (possibly in the USA) and stored there. If you are logged in to one of the services, the providers can directly assign the visit to our website to your profile in the respective social network. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking the “Like” or the “Share” button, the corresponding information is also transmitted directly to a server of the provider and stored there. The information will also be posted on the social network and displayed there to your contacts. This serves to safeguard our legitimate interests, which predominate in the context of a weighing up of interests, in the optimal marketing of our offer pursuant to Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO. Purpose and extent of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by the provider as well as a contact option and your related rights and settings options for protecting your privacy, please refer to the privacy policy of the provider.
https://www.facebook.com/policy.php
https://twitter.com/privacy
https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388

If you do not want the social networks to assign the data collected via our website directly to your profile in the respective service, you must log out of the corresponding service before you visit our website. You can completely prevent the plugins from being loaded even with add-ons for your browser. Eg with the script blocker “NoScript” (https://noscript.net/).

Youtube video plugins
On this website content from third party providers are included. This content is provided by Google (“Provider”). YouTube is an offer of Google Ireland Limited, a company registered and operated under Irish law and located at Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland (www.google.com).

For videos from Youtube, which are included on our site, the advanced privacy setting is enabled. This means that no information is collected and stored on Youtube by website visitors, unless they are playing the video. The inclusion of the videos serves the preservation of our legitimate interests, which predominate in the context of a weighing up of interests, for an optimal marketing of our offer in accordance with Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO. For the purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by the providers as well as their rights and options for the protection of your privacy, please refer to the privacy policy of Google https://policies.google.com/privacy.

Our online presence on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest
Our presence on social networks and platforms facilitates better, more active communication with our customers and prospects. We inform you about our products and ongoing promotions. When you visit our online social media sites, your information may be collected and stored automatically for marketing research and promotional purposes. From these data so-called usage profiles are created using pseudonyms. These may be used to e.g. Place advertisements inside and outside the platforms that are allegedly in line with your interests. For this purpose, cookies are usually used on your device. These cookies store visitor behavior and the interests of users. This is gem. Art. 6 para. 1lit. f. DSGVO the preservation of our legitimate interest in optimizing the representation of our offer and effective communication with customers and interested parties. If you are asked by the respective social media platform operators for consent (consent) to the data processing, e.g. with the help of a checkbox, the legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR. As far as the aforementioned social media platforms are headquartered in the US, the following applies: For the US, a decision on appropriateness of the European Commission is available. This goes back to the EU-US Privacy Shield. A current certificate for the respective company can be viewed here. The detailed information on the processing and use of the data by the providers on their pages and a contact and your rights and options to protect your privacy, in particular opt-out options, please refer to the below linked privacy policy of the provider. If you still need help in this regard, you can contact us.
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/

Data processing takes place on the basis of an agreement between jointly responsible persons in accordance with Art. 26 GDPR, which you can see here: https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/page_controller_addendum
Twitter: https://twitter.com/privacy
Instagram: https://help.instagram.com/519522125107875
Pinterest: https://about.pinterest.com/privacy-policy
Opposition possibility (opt-out):
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=ads
Twitter: https://twitter.com/personalization
Instagram: https://help.instagram.com/519522125107875
Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.de/?next=/settings/

6. Contact options and your rights
As a victim, you have the following rights:
• according to Art. 15 GDPR, the right to demand information on the personal data processed by us in the scope specified therein;
• in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR, the right to demand immediate correction of incorrect or completed personal data stored by us;
• according to Art. 17 DSGVO the right to demand the deletion of your personal data stored by us, unless the further processing
– to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information;
– to fulfill a legal obligation;
– for reasons of public interest or
– to assert, exercise or defend legal claims is required;
• according to Art. 18 GDPR, the right to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data, as far as
– the accuracy of the data is disputed by you;
– the processing is unlawful, but you reject its deletion;
– we no longer need the data, but you need it to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or
– you filed an objection against the processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR;
• according to Art. 20 GDPR, 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;
• according to Art. 77 GDPR, the right to complain to a supervisory authority.

In general, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or work or our company headquarters. For questions about the collection, processing or use of your personal data, information, correction, restriction or deletion of data and revocation of granted consent or objection to a particular use of data, please contact us directly via the contact details in our imprint.

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right to contradict
To the extent that we process personal data as explained above in order to safeguard our legitimate interests, which are predominant as part of a weighing up of interests, you can object to this processing with effect for the future. If the processing is for the purpose of direct marketing, you can exercise this right at any time as described above. Insofar as the processing takes place for other purposes, you are only entitled to a right of objection if there are reasons that arise from your particular situation. After exercising your right to object, we will not further process your personal data for these purposes, unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or if the processing of the assertion, exercise or defense of Legal claims serves. This does not apply if the processing is for direct marketing purposes. Then we will not process your personal data for this purpose.

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Privacy policy created with the Trusted Shops lawyer in cooperation with Wilde Beuger Solmecke lawyers.