Privacy policy

This privacy statement was last updated on 8. April 2024 and applies to citizens and legal permanent residents of the European Economic Area and Switzerland.

In this privacy statement, we explain what we do with the data we obtain about you via https://www.globalinnovations.de. We recommend you carefully read this statement. In our processing we comply with the requirements of privacy legislation. That means, among other things, that:

  • we clearly state the purposes for which we process personal data. We do this by means of this privacy statement;
  • we aim to limit our collection of personal data to only the personal data required for legitimate purposes;
  • we first request your explicit consent to process your personal data in cases requiring your consent;
  • we take appropriate security measures to protect your personal data and also require this from parties that process personal data on our behalf;
  • we respect your right to access your personal data or have it corrected or deleted, at your request.

If you have any questions, or want to know exactly what data we keep of you, please contact us.

1. Purpose, data and retention period

We may collect or receive personal information for a number of purposes connected with our business operations which may include the following: (click to expand)

2. Sharing with other parties

We only share or disclose this data to processors for the following purposes:

Processors

Name: PayPal
Country: 
Purpose: 
Name: Sendinblue GmbH
Country: Deutschland
Purpose: Newsletter Versand

3. Cookies

Our website uses cookies. For more information about cookies, please refer to our Cookie Policy

4. Disclosure practices

We disclose personal information if we are required by law or by a court order, in response to a law enforcement agency, to the extent permitted under other provisions of law, to provide information, or for an investigation on a matter related to public safety.

If our website or organisation is taken over, sold, or involved in a merger or acquisition, your details may be disclosed to our advisers and any prospective purchasers and will be passed on to the new owners.

We have concluded a data Processing Agreement with Google.

The inclusion of full IP addresses is blocked by us.

5. Security

We are committed to the security of personal data. We take appropriate security measures to limit abuse of and unauthorised access to personal data. This ensures that only the necessary persons have access to your data, that access to the data is protected, and that our security measures are regularly reviewed.

6. Third-party websites

This privacy statement does not apply to third-party websites connected by links on our website. We cannot guarantee that these third parties handle your personal data in a reliable or secure manner. We recommend you read the privacy statements of these websites prior to making use of these websites.

7. Amendments to this privacy statement

We reserve the right to make amendments to this privacy statement. It is recommended that you consult this privacy statement regularly in order to be aware of any changes. In addition, we will actively inform you wherever possible.

8. Accessing and modifying your data

If you have any questions or want to know which personal data we have about you, please contact us. You can contact us by using the information below. You have the following rights:

  • You have the right to know why your personal data is needed, what will happen to it, and how long it will be retained for.
  • Right of access: You have the right to access your personal data that is known to us.
  • Right to rectification: you have the right to supplement, correct, have deleted or blocked your personal data whenever you wish.
  • If you give us your consent to process your data, you have the right to revoke that consent and to have your personal data deleted.
  • Right to transfer your data: you have the right to request all your personal data from the controller and transfer it in its entirety to another controller.
  • Right to object: you may object to the processing of your data. We comply with this, unless there are justified grounds for processing.

Please make sure to always clearly state who you are, so that we can be certain that we do not modify or delete any data of the wrong person.

9. Submitting a complaint

If you are not satisfied with the way in which we handle (a complaint about) the processing of your personal data, you have the right to submit a complaint to the Data Protection Authority.

10. Data Protection Officer

Our Data Protection Officer has been registered with the data protection authority in an EU Member State. If you have any questions or requests with respect to this privacy statement or for the Data Protection Officer, you may contact Torsten Münich, via or info@globalinnovations.de

11. Contact details

Global Innovations Germany GmbH & Co. KG
Im Paesch 11a
54340 Longuich, Deutschland
Germany
Website: https://www.globalinnovations.de
Email: info@globalinnovations.de

Annex

WooCommerce

This example shows basic information about what personal data your shop collects, stores and shares and who might have access to this data. Depending on the settings activated and the additional plugins used, the specific information your shop uses will differ. We recommend seeking legal advice to clarify what information your privacy policy should contain. We collect information about you during the order process in our shop.

What we collect and store

While you visit our website, we record:
  • Viewed products: Here we show you products that you have recently viewed.
  • Location, IP address and browser type: we use this for purposes such as estimating taxes and shipping costs
  • Shipping address: We will ask you to provide this, for example, to determine shipping costs before you place an order and to be able to send you the order.
We also use cookies to track the contents of your shopping cart while you are visiting our website.

Note: You should add more details to your cookie policy and link to this section here.

When you shop with us, we will ask you to provide information such as your name, billing and shipping address, email address and phone number, credit card details/payment details, and optional account information such as username and password. We use this information for the following purposes:
  • Send you information about your account and order
  • Responding to your enquiries, including refunds and complaints
  • Processing payment transactions and preventing fraud
  • Set up your account for our shop
  • Comply with all legal obligations, such as calculating taxes
  • Improving our shop offers
  • Send marketing messages if you wish to receive them
When you create an account with us, we store your name, address, email address and phone number. This information will be used to complete payment information for future orders. We typically store information about you for as long as we need and are required to store it for the purpose for which it was collected and used. For example, we store order information for XXX years for tax and billing purposes. This includes your name, email address and billing and shipping address. We also store comments or reviews if you choose to leave them.

Who from our team has access

Members of our team have access to the information you provide. For example, both administrators and shop managers can access the following:
  • Order information such as products purchased, the time of purchase as well as the shipping address and
  • Customer information such as your name, email address, and billing and shipping information.
Our team members have access to this information to process orders, make refunds and assist you.

What we share with others

In this section you should list who you share data with and for what purpose. This may include, but is not limited to, analytics, marketing, payment gateways, shipping providers and third-party elements.

We share information with third parties that help us provide our orders and services to you. For example —

Payments

In this sub-section you should list which external payment processors process the payments in your shop, as they can process customer data. We use PayPal as an example, but if you do not use PayPal, you should remove this.

We accept payments with PayPal. During the payment process, some of your data will be passed on to PayPal. Only information necessary for the processing or execution of the payment is passed on, such as the total purchase price and payment information.

You can view the PayPal privacy policy here.

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