PRIVACY POLICY

Thank you for your interest in our Online Shop.
The protection of your privacy and your personal data is something we take very seriously.

Our goal in processing data is only to collect, process, or use personal data when this data is relevant to the reasonable and economical use of the offerings in the Online Shop. Our data protection policy complies with the Bundesdatenschutzgesetz (BDSG) [German federal data protection law] and the Telemediengesetz (TMG) [German telemedia law].

The text below informs you in detail as to when data are stored upon use of our Online Shop and how we use this data.

1. COLLECTION, PROCESSING, AND UTILISATION OF PERSONAL DATA

Personal data is information that can be used to determine your identity. It includes, for example, names or address data. It does not include information that cannot be associated directly with specific persons. As a general principle, you can visit our Online Shop without providing personal information.

In order to evaluate and continuously improve the quality of our Online Shop, we perform statistical analyses of accesses to our pages (for example, which product pages are visited more frequently, which are visited less frequency, or how long are the visits to these pages) with the aid of web analysis services (see below for further details). However, the data obtained in this manner is anonymized strictly and does not permit the personal data of the users to be identified.

We obtain, without your permission, only access data that is not linked to personal data, for example the name of your Internet service provider, the page from which you are visiting us, or the name of the requested file. This data is evaluated exclusively for the purpose of improving our offerings, and it cannot be traced back to determine your identity.

When you open a user account, the necessary data that you voluntarily supply is stored. When you an order in our online shop, we automatically create a user account based on the data in your order. We send your order data to you in an email together with our GTC. As a registered user, you can view your order data and past orders at any time in your user account. Of course, at any time you may request that we delete your user account. We use the data that you provide in order to complete and process your order.

When you register for our newsletter, your email address and your permission is saved and is used exclusively for our own advertising purposes until you request to stop receiving the newsletter. You can request to stop receiving the newsletter at any time this resulting in any costs other than the communications costs based on basic rates.

When you register for our newsletter, your email address and your permission is saved and is used exclusively for our own advertising purposes until you request that delivery of the newsletter be stopped. To do this, we use a so-called “Double Opt-In” process, so we will only send you our email newsletter once you have expressly let us know that is what you want. We send you a confirmation email, in which we request that you click the link contained in said email, which then sends us your confirmation. You can request to cancel at any time without incurring costs other than the communications costs based on basic rates. All you need to do is send us a written message to the contact details referred to in paragraph 13 (e.g. email, letter). You will additionally find a cancellation link in each newsletter that you receive.

As an ATF customer, you will receive a free advisory service as well as product recommendations via email. The advisory service as well as product recommendations are provided to every customer, whether they are subscribed to the newsletter or not. With that, we would like to provide you with information about all of our products and offers that suit your order history and might interest you based on what your most recent purchases may have been. We comply with relevant legal requirements as a matter of course. You can request to unsubscribe from our advisory service and product recommendations at any time without incurring costs other than the communications costs based on basic rates. All you need to do is send us a written message to the contact details referred to in paragraph 13 (e.g. email, letter). You will additionally find a cancellation link in each email that you receive.

We use the information that is automatically generated as well as the information you provide us with to constantly improve your shopping experience, protect you against unwanted advertisements and to individually tailor our promotions to your interests. To do this, we solely use the information in its pseudonymous form, so for example, receipt and confirmation of emails being read, your order history, dates and times that you have visited our online store and product pages that you have visited. The analysis and evaluation of this information makes it possible for us to send you promotions tailored to you. Our goal is to make our advertisements more useful and interesting to you. In doing this, we aim to prevent you from receiving unwanted ads and only sending you things that might be of interest to you, for example in the form of newsletters, product recommendation emails, postal advertisements or brochures in packages. If you do not wish to receive any personalised advertisements, you can request to completely stop or tailor them to your wishes at any time without incurring costs other than the communications costs based on basic rates. All you need to do is send us a written message to the contact details referred to in paragraph 13 (e.g. email, letter).

We are doing market research and opinion polls to improve our offers. Your answers to questionnaires are anonymously used for statistical purposes and only for the ATF Workshop GmbH. Your answers are not forwarded to third parties, made public or saved with your email address or any other personal details you may have provided. You can request to stop or limit the use of your data for market research and opinion polls at any time, without incurring costs other than the communications costs based on basic rates. All you need to do is send us a written message to the contact details referred to in paragraph 13 (e.g. email, letter). You will additionally find a cancellation link in each questionnaire email that you receive.

2. COMMUNICATION OF PERSONAL DATA TO OTHERS

As a general principle, we do not communicate personal data to third parties, with the exception of service providers whom we use to complete your order. This includes, for example, shippers and providers of payment system services. We have received your permission to communicate this data, or this communication is permissible under law. At any time, you may withdraw your permission for us to communicate this data.

The creditworthiness information may contain probability values (score values) that are calculated based on scientifically established statistical methods and in whose calculation other statistical data are integrated. Your data protection interests will be protected in accordance with statutory requirements.

3. COOKIES

We use “cookies” to enhance the functionality of our Internet site and to make its use more convenient for you. When you enter our website, these “cookies” may be used to store data on your computer. You can adjust the settings on your browser to prevent cookies from being stored on your computer. However this may limit the functionality of our website.

Cookies will be stored on your computer when you are using this website. Cookies are small text files, which are stored on your hard drive in connection with the browser software you use and from which the body (in this case us) setting the cookie, will receive specific information. Cookies cannot execute programmes or transmit viruses to your computer. They simply serve the purpose of making the overall internet offering more user-friendly and effective.

a) The website uses cookies to the following extent: Transient cookies (for temporary use), persistent cookies (time-limited use), third party cookies (from third parties).

b) Transient cookies are deleted automatically, once you close your browser. These include specifically the so-called session cookies. They store a so-called session ID, with which various requests from your browser can be assigned to a common session. It allows your computer to be recognised when you visit the website next time. Session cookies are deleted once you log out or close your browser.

c) Persistent cookies are deleted automatically after a specified time, which can vary from one cookie to the next. You have the option to delete all stored cookies at any time via the setting options of your browser.

d) You can configure the settings of your browser according to your wishes. Which means you can e.g. refuse to accept third party cookies or all cookies. This setting option may, however, result in you not being able to use this website’s full functionality. You can also change the settings in your browser to ask for your permission every time a cookie tries to access your computer. You can find detailed information on how to change your browser settings in this guide.

4. RIGHT TO OBTAIN INFORMATION

As a user of our Internet site, you have the right to request that we inform you of data that is stored with regard to your identity or your pseudonym. Upon your request, the information may also be provided electronically.

5. IDENTITY AND CREDIT CHECK UPON SELECTION OF STRIPE PAYMENT METHODS

If you decide to use one of the payment methods of our partner STRIPE, Inc., during the ordering process you will be asked to consent to the communication to Stripe of the data needed to process the payment and perform an identity and credit check. If you grant your consent, your data (first and last name, street, building number, postal code, city (state/province), date of birth, telephone number, and, upon purchase by direct debit, the required account information), as well as the data relating to your order, will be communicated to Stripe.

In order to perform its own identity and credit check, Stripe or partner companies under contract with Stripe will communicate data to credit reference agencies (credit bureaus) and will obtain information from them, as well as in some cases creditworthiness information, based on mathematical/statistical methods in news calculation address data, as well as other data, are used. Detailed information on this and on the credit reference agencies that are used may be found in thePrivacy Policies of Stripe, Inc.

In addition, Stripe may use tools provided by third parties to detect and prevent fraud. The data that are obtained with these tools may, in some cases, be stored in encrypted form at third-party locations, in such a way that they can only be read by Stripe. Only if you select a payment method of our alliance partner Stripe, will this data be used, otherwise the data will automatically expire after 30 minutes.

6. PRIVACY POLICY FOR THE USE OF GOOGLE ANALYTICS

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and that make it possible to analyse your use of the website. The information on your use of this website that is generated by the cookie is generally transferred to a server in the USA and stored there. If you activate IP anonymisation on this website, however, within the Member States of the European Union or in other Member States of the Agreement on the European Economic Area, your IP address is abbreviated in advance by Google. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities, and to provide additional services associated with the use of the website and the use of the Internet to the website operator. The IP address that is communicated from your browser through the use of Google Analytics is not combined with other data from Google. You can prevent the use of cookies by adjusting the settings in your browser software; however, it is important to remember that in this case you may not be able to utilise all of the functions on this website fully.

In addition, you can block the sending of the data that are generated by the cookie and the data that are associated with your use of the website (including your IP address), and you can prevent these data from being processed by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in that is available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

7. PRIVACY POLICY FOR USING FACEBOOK PLUG-INS

Plug-ins of the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA are integrated into our pages. You can recognize them by means of the Facebook logo or the “Like button” (“Gefällt mir”) on our page. You can find an overview of possible Facebook plug-ins at the following link: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/. Based on these Facebook plug-ins (Like button), a direct connection is established between your browser and the Facebook server, if you visit our pages. As a result of your visit, Facebook receives information indicating that you visited our pages with your IP address. If you click the Facebook “Like button” (Gefällt mir) on our pages while you are simultaneously logged into your Facebook account, the contents of our pages will be linked to your Facebook profile. As a result, Facebook can assign your visit to our page to your user account. We, as a service provider, wish to remind you that as a webpage provider we do not receive information on the contents of the data that are communicated, nor on their use by Facebook. Therefore, for additional information regarding the Facebook data policy statement, refer to the following link: http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php. If you do not want to have Facebook link your visit to our webpage to your Facebook user account, we suggest that you log out of your Facebook user account when you visit our website. You can prevent the Facebook plug-ins from loading in the first place by installing add-ons for your browser, e.g. the “Facebook Blocker” (http://webgraph.com/resources/facebookblocker/).

8. CONTACT AND FURTHER INFORMATION

If you have any questions regarding the collection, processing, or use of your personal data, regarding the disclosure, correction, blocking, or deletion of data, and regarding the retraction of any consents that have been given, please contact:

ATF Workshop GmbH
Subject: Privacy policy
Breite Gasse 69
90402 Nuremberg / Germany
Email: info@atf-clothing.com