Data protection

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to the website www.two-bears.eu. The website is operated by:

twoBEars GbR, Benno & Eva Besler (former: Benno Besler & Eva Dreyer)
Hufe 11
19303 Vielank, OT Tewswoos
Germany
Email: sales@itwo-bears.eu

 

  1. Storage and Use of Data

We collect, record, process and use the following data of yours in connection with the Website:

Purchase orders and registration of a customer account:

In connection with your purchase orders and registration of a customer account we collect and record your personal data like name, address, email-address, date of birth, payment information, selected user name, selected password etc. which we need for the conclusion and performance of our contract with you and which we will solely store and use for such purpose and to such extent.

Visit to the Website:

When using our website the following data will be logged, whereby the storage of data is solely made for internal system purposes and statistical purposes: names of retrieved pages, brand and version of employed browser and operating system, referring domain, date and hour of access, search engines employed and names of retrieved files and IP-address.

Reserve made to potential obligations of preservation of records imposed by the applicable laws the users’ IP-addresses will be deleted or anonymized after use of the Website. When anonymized, the IP-addresses will be modified in a way that details on personal circumstances or otherwise relating to a person can no more, or only with unreasonable efforts as to time, cost and manpower, be assorted to a specific or identifiable natural person.

Newsletter:
In connection with your registration for our newsletter we record and use the entered data for purposes of sending out the newsletter. You can revoke your consent to the receipt of the newsletter anytime, e.g. by postal mail or by email to our contact data indicated first above.


2.) Use of Cookies

A cookie is a small text file stored on a user's computer and allows an analysis of the user’s use of the Website.

We use temporary and permanent cookies in order to make the use of the Website more simple and more convenient for the user and/or in order to facilitate the use of certain functions which could not be used without cookies.

When using our website, cookies may also be set by our partners, e.g. for purposes of advertising by advertising partners like e.g. media-agencies, or by webtracking services for purposes of optimization of our website.

Service providers providing us with advertisements sometimes create pseudonymized profiles of your usage of the website in order to show you only advertisements which correspond to your personal interests. These pseudonymized profiles are created on the basis of cookies stored in your browser after your visit to our website. You can reject such creation of a pseudonymized profile of your usage under the following link:

currently no applicable service providers

Furthermore, we may ourselves create pseudonymized profiles for purposes of market research, advertisement, and in order to make the use of our website more convenient. You can reject such creation of a pseudonymized user profile by notification to us at our email-address indicated first above.

You can configure your web-browser in a way that cookies are generally declined or that they need be confirmed by you in each applicable instance. If you decide to have cookies generally declined you may not be able to use certain functions of our Website. The “help” menu of most web-browsers explains how you can bar your computer from accepting new cookies or how you can have your browser notify you when receiving a new cookie or how to delete all received cookies.

 

3.) Facebook Social-Plugins

On select pages of our website we employ social plugins by Facebook, i.e. the "Like"-Button. Facebook.com is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA .

In the event that a page containing a social plugin of Facebook is retrieved, then Facebook transfers the content of the social plugin directly to your browser where such content is then presented as a part of the page. Facebook receives the information that you have visited the respective page. In case that you are logged-in on Facebook at the same time, then Facebook can assort the visit to your Facebook account. Your activities on the social plugin will be transferred to Facebook and recorded there. Logging out from Facebook prevents attribution of information to the facebook profile.

You can check Facebook’s privacy policy in order to learn in what way and for what purposes Facebook uses the transferred data and how you can influence such procedure:

http://en-gb.facebook.com/about/privacy/


4.) Google Analytics

This Website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service by Google Inc. (“Google”). A cookie is a small text file stored on a user's computer and allows an analysis of the user’s use of the Website. The information on your use of the Website as generated by the cookie will usually be transferred to a server in the US and stored on such server. In the event of activation of IP-anonymization on this Website your IP-address will, within member states of the European Union or other countries adhering to the treaty on the European Economic Area, be shortened before such transfer. The information on your use of the Website as generated by the cookie will usually be transferred to a server in the US and stored on such server. Google will, as an agent of the person or entity operating this Website, use such information for purposes of analyzing your use of the Website in order to create reports on the Website activities and in order to render further services related to the use of the Website or of the internet to the person or entity operating the Website. The IP-address transferred by your browser under Google Analytics will not be brought together with other data of Google. You can prohibit the storage of cookies by way of a respective configuration of your browser software; we inform you, however, that in this case you may not be able to fully use all functions of this Website. Furthermore, you can prohibit Google’s collection of the data created 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 in that you download and install the browser-plugin which is available under the following link:

http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB

The IP anonymization referred to in the preceding paragraph is activated for this Website.

  1. Google "+1":

Our website also uses the "+1" button of the social network Google Plus which is operated by Goolge Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States (“Google”).

When retrieving one of the pages of our website which contains such button your browser will directly connect to the servers of Google. We do not control or influence the scope of data collected by Google via the "+1"-button.

In order to learn more about the purposes and scope of collection, processing and use of data by Google as well as about your respective rights and configuration options for purposes of protection of your privacy please refer to the privacy policy of Google. You find it under the following link:

http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

When being logged in to the Google Plus account, a direct attribution of information to the Google+ profile is possible. If you do not wish, as a member of Google Plus, that Google collects data on you via our website and that Google combines such data with your other data stored with Google, then you need to log out from Google Plus before you visit our website.

 

  1. Twitter

The present website uses Twiter which is a microblogging service of the U.S. company Twitter, Inc. (Twitter, Inc. 1355, Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103). If you retrieve on our Website one of the pages containing a Twitter button, then your browser will directly connect to the servers of Twitter and the button will be loaded from there. Twitter thus receives the information that the respective page was retrieved and could potentially collect and record user data. The same is true if you, when visiting our Website, are not logged in with Twitter.

If you click a twitter button on our Website and if you do then twitter content via the twitter window which opens upon the click on the aforesaid button, then such information will be transferred to Twitter. The respective content will then be published in your Twitter user profile.

Further information on collection, processing and use of your data by Twitter and your respective rights is available on Twitter’s Privacy Policy statement under:

http://twitter.com/privacy


7.) Right of Information on Stored Data and right of Correction, Blocking and/or Erasure

According to the German Federal Data Protection Act („Bundesdatenschutzgesetz“, abbr. “BDSG”) a data subject is entitled to be provided with information on stored data concerning him or her and, under certain conditions, to request correction, blocking or erasure of such information. Please address us with your respective request in writing or by email (contact data as indicated at the beginning of this privacy policy statement).


8.) Links to other websites

Links to other websites The linked websites usually have privacy policies of their own where you can read respective information. We do not have any influence on whether the persons or entities operating such websites comply with their respective privacy policies.