Your trust is our greatest concern. This is why protection and lawful collecting, processing and use of your personal data are important matters for us. In this privacy statement, we wish to inform you as the user (m/f) of the nature, scope and purposes of collecting and using personal data by us as the responsible provider on this website - hereinafter known for short as the "Service".
The legal bases of the data protection are laid down in the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the German Telemedia Act (TMG).
II. Competent body
The competent body for the collecting, processing and use of your personal data under the German Federal Data Protection Act is joke Technology GmbH, Asselborner Weg 14-16, 51429 Bergisch Gladbach.
Should you wish to oppose the collecting, processing or use of your data by joke Technology GmbH in accordance to these data protection provisions, you remain free to send your notice of opposition by email, fax or post to the following contact details:
joke Technology GmbH
Asselborner Weg 14-16
Telephone: +49 (0) 22 04/8 39 – 0
Fax: +49 (0) 22 04/8 39 - 60
III. Access data / server logfiles
We collect data each time the facility is accessed (so-called server logfiles). The access data include:
The name of the retrieved webpage, file, date and time of retrieval, transferred data volume, notification of successful retrieval, browser type and version, user's operating system, referrer URL (the previously visited page), IP address and the querying provider.
The provider uses the protocol data solely for statistical analyses in order to operate, ensure security and optimise the service. The provider reserves the right however to subsequently verify the protocol data if, based on concrete evidence, a justified suspicion of illicit use exists.
IV. Handling of personal data
Personal data involve items of information using which a person can be identified, i.e. data that can be traced back to an individual. The personal data include the name, email address or telephone number, but also data concerning hobbies, memberships or which webpages someone has viewed.
We collect, use and disclose personal data only in case in which this is legally allowed or the users consent in data collection.
When you contact us - for example by email or contact form - your details are saved for the purpose of processing the enquiry and in the event that follow-up questions arise.
You have the option of registering on our page. In this case, we set up on your behalf a password-protected direct access to your personal data (customer account) stored with us. You shall undertake to treat the personal access data confidentially and refrain from disclosing the latter to any unauthorised third parties. We cannot accept any liability for misuse of passwords.
The data entered as part of registration will be used for the purposes of availment of the Service. We can provide you service-related or registration-related information, such as changes in the scope of the service or technical circumstances, by email. The data collected are apparent from the input mask during registration. A distinction is to be drawn in this case between mandatory data and voluntary data. Mandatory data are always collected; voluntary data only when entered by the customer. The mandatory data include:
Name, first name, postal address, delivery address and email address
The voluntary data include:
Date of birth, telephone number, fax number, customer number and VAT ID no.
VII. Automatic logout
Please always select the "Logout" button in order to log out properly from our online shop. Our system will in any case log you out automatically for security reasons after 120 minutes' inactive online time. Automatic logout is performed solely in order to protect your data.
We use the newsletter to inform you about us and our offers.
If you would like to receive the newsletter, we need you to provide us a valid email address in addition to information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the indicated email address or that the owner of the indicated email address agrees to receiving the newsletter. No further data are collected. These data are used solely for sending the newsletter and will not be disclosed to third parties.
On registering for the newsletter, we save your IP address and the registration date. This saving serves merely as proof in the event that a third party misuse an email address and registers to receive our newsletter unbeknownst to the entitled person.
You may withdraw at any time your consent to storage of the data and the email address in addition to their use for sending the newsletter. The notice of withdrawal can be submitted via a link in the newsletters themselves, in your profile area or by sending a message to the contact options mentioned under II.
IX. Withdrawal, amendments, rectifications and updates
The user is entitled to apply for information free of charge about the personal data stored concerning his/her person. Furthermore, the user has a right of rectification, inhibition or deletion of his/her personal data, provided that no statutory obligation to keep the latter opposes this.
X. Use of tracking tools
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called “Cookies” - text files saved on your computer and allowing analysis of your use of the website. The data concerning your use of this webpage and generated by the cookie are generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA where they are saved. In case of activation of IP anonymisation on this webpage, your IP address will however be curtailed beforehand by Google within European Union member states or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the complete IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and curtailed there. IP anonymisation is active on this website. Google will use these data on behalf of the operator of this website in order to analyse your use of the website, compile reports about the website activities and in order to provide further services associated with website use and Internet use vis a vis the website operator. The IP address transmitted from your browser within the context of Google Analytics will not be brought together with other Google data. You can prevent saving of the cookies by means of a corresponding setting of your browser software; we nevertheless wish to point out that you possibly will not be able to use all the functions of this website to the full extent. You can furthermore prevent recording of the data generated by the cookie and referring to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) by Google in addition to processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de. As an alternative to the browser add on or within browsers on mobile devices,Please click on this link, in order to prevent recording by Google Analytics within this website in the future (the opt out only works in the browser and only for this domain). An opt out cookie will be stored on your device in this case. If you delete your cookies in this browser, you need to click on this link again.
In addition, joke uses wiredminds.de. No personal user profiles are created. According to § 15 TMG, the service provider may however create pseudonym-protected usage profiles for purposes of advertising or market research or for need-based design of the telemedia, insofar as the user does not oppose such use. For marketing and optimisation purposes, products and services of WiredMinds AG (www.wiredminds.de) are used, who conducts the web analysis on our behalf as an external processor. In doing so, data are collected, processed and saved, based on which pseudonym-protected usage profiles are created. Wherever possible and viable, the usage profiles are completely anonymised. Cookies may be used for this purpose. Cookies are small text files that are saved in the visitor's Internet browser and serve for subsequent recognition of the Internet browser. The data collected are transmitted to WiredMinds or are directly collected by WiredMinds. WiredMinds is allowed to use data left behind through visits to the webpages in order to create anonymised usage profiles. The data acquired in this case will not be used to personally identify the visitor to this website without separate granting of consent by the person in question and will not be brought together with personal data concerning the bearer of the pseudonym. If IP addresses are collected, they will be anonymised immediately after collection by deleting the last number block. Data collection, processing and storage can be opposed at any time with immediate effect in the future. Please use the following link for notice of opposition: Exclude from website tracking