Data Privacy

We respect your privacy and use the personal data that you provide us with solely in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations in Germany, in particular the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Teleservices Act (TMG).

What is personal data?

Personal data is the term we use to cover information about your identity. This includes your name, e-mail address or postal address.

What do we do with your personal data?

If you, as user of our website, have signalled your agreement by submitting a declaration of consent, we will collect, store and process your personal data for the purposes of providing you with specific information and support.

Specifically we will store the personal data you provide when you register as well as the data required to enable you to use this website and meet your contractual obligations.

If you upload photos onto the website, they will be stored by us along with your details and published under the name assigned to you.

Furthermore when you visit our website, we will store your IP address, although only to comply with statutory regulations, the Internet address of the website from which you have called up our website and any content that you call up while using our site. The time and length of your visit to our website will also be stored.

Disclosure to third parties

All the data you communicate to us will be treated in confidence. We do not disclose your data to others on principle, unless you, as a user of our website, have given your express consent or we are legally obliged to disclose this data, for example, to comply with a court order.

Use of cookies

So-called cookies enable us to provide you with a convenient service when you use our website. Cookies are small text files that make it possible to recognise returning users, meaning you do not have to re-register each time. Cookies can also help to match the range of available products to your specific interests. We use cookies to analyse usage of our products and to provide information that is likely to be of interest to you. You can set your browser to prevent the use of cookies. In that case, however, we cannot guarantee that you will be able to utilise the full range of functions on our website.

Security of your data

As the operator of the "V like Vintage" website we attach great importance to the security of our servers and the data stored on them. Accordingly we view continuously ensuring that our data security systems are state-of-the-art as an obligation to our users.

We should like to draw your attention to the fact that, in spite of our high standards, information that you voluntarily disclose on the Internet may be used by others and would then be beyond our control. For that reason we, as operators of the "V like Vintage" website, cannot accept any responsibility or liability for the disclosure, falsification or deletion of information or data due to data transmission errors and/or unauthorised access by third parties.

As a matter of principle we recommend users of our website to take standard Internet-use protective action, e.g. installing up-to-date anti-virus software and an up-to-date firewall.

No liability for partners’ online offerings / linked websites

Furthermore we cooperate with various partners, who also operate websites and provide services that can be accessed via our website. These partners usually have their own data privacy statements and/or policies. We accept no responsibility or liability for these statements and policies that are unrelated to "V like Vintage". This applies particularly to so-called links to the websites of other vendors. This data privacy statement applies solely to our website.

If, when using our website, you gain direct access to advertising material and/or other websites, for instance by using so-called links, your IP number will be passed on to third parties for technical reasons. Your personal data – such as your name and address – will not however be passed on.

 

Information about stored data

We will inform you as to what data of yours we have stored whenever you ask us to. Should the information we have about you be incorrect, despite our best endeavours to ensure its accuracy and up-to-dateness, we will correct it immediately in accordance with your instructions.

 

Modifications to our data protection statement

As the operator of the "V like Vintage" website, we reserve the right to modify or alter this data protection statement at any time in accordance with the data protection regulations that currently apply. Should this data protection statement be altered in full or in part, you will be informed about this by e-mail.

Right of revocation

You have the right to revoke your consent to the use of your personal data by us at any time. To do so, please send an e-mail to the address stated in the Legal Notice or here.

Hamburg, 02.04.2015