Data protection

Data protection

1) Information about the collection of personal data and contact details of the person responsible

1.1 We are pleased that you are visiting our website and thank you for your interest. In the following we inform you about the handling of your personal data when using our website. Personal data is all data with which you can be personally identified.

1.2 The person responsible for data processing on this website within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is Firsties GmbH, Richtergasse 1/6, 1070 Vienna, Austria, Tel.: +436767702919, email: firsties@firsties.eu. The person responsible for the processing of personal data is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others decides on the purposes and means of the processing of personal data.

1.3 For security reasons and to protect the transmission of personal data and other confidential content (e.g. orders or inquiries to the person responsible), this website uses an SSL or TLS encryption. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the character string "https://" and the lock symbol in your browser line.

2) Data collection when visiting our website

If you only use our website for informational purposes, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, we only collect data that your browser transmits to our server (so-called "server log files"). When you visit our website, we collect the following data that is technically necessary for us to display the website to you:

  • Our visited website
  • Date and time at the time of access
  • Amount of data sent in bytes
  • Source/reference from which you came to the page
  • Browser used
  • Operating system used
  • IP address used (if necessary: in anonymous form)

The processing takes place in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website. The data will not be passed on or used in any other way. However, we reserve the right to subsequently check the server log files if there are concrete indications of illegal use.

3) Cookies

In order to make visiting our website attractive and to enable the use of certain functions, we use cookies, i.e. small text files that are stored on your end device. Some of these cookies are automatically deleted after closing the browser (so-called “session cookies”), some of these cookies remain on your end device for a longer period of time and enable page settings to be saved (so-called “persistent cookies”). In the latter case, you can find the storage period in the overview of the cookie settings in your web browser.
If personal data is also processed by individual cookies used by us, the processing takes place in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR either for the execution of the contract, in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a GDPR in the event that consent has been given or in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR to protect our legitimate interests in the best possible functionality of the website and a customer-friendly and effective design of the website visit.
You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and can decide individually whether to accept them or exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general.
Please note that if cookies are not accepted, the functionality of our website may be restricted.

4) Contact

When contacting us (e.g. via contact form or e-mail), personal data will be processed - exclusively for the purpose of processing and answering your request and only to the extent required for this. The legal basis for the processing of this data is our legitimate interest in answering your request in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. If your contact is aimed at a contract, the additional legal basis for processing is Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR. Your data will be deleted if it can be inferred from the circumstances that the facts in question have been finally clarified and provided that there are no legal storage obligations to the contrary

5) Data processing when opening a customer account

In accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR, personal data will continue to be collected and processed to the extent required in each case if you provide it to us when opening a customer account. The data required for opening an account can be found in the input mask of the corresponding form on our website. A deletion of your customer account is possible at any time and can be done by sending a message to the above address of the person responsible. After your customer account has been deleted, your data will be deleted provided that all contracts concluded have been completed, there are no legal retention periods to the contrary and we have no legitimate interest in further storage.

6) Data processing for order processing

6.1 Insofar as it is necessary for the execution of the contract for delivery and payment purposes, the personal data collected by us will be passed on to the commissioned transport company and the commissioned bank in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. b GDPR.

If we owe you updates for goods with digital elements or for digital products on the basis of a corresponding contract, we process the contact data you provide when ordering (name, address, e-mail address) in order to inform you within the framework of our legal information obligations in accordance with Art. 6 Para 1 lit. c GDPR via a suitable communication channel (e.g. by post or e-mail) about upcoming updates in the period stipulated by law. Your contact details will be used strictly earmarked for notifications about updates owed by us and will only be processed by us for this purpose to the extent that this is necessary for the information in question.

In order to process your order, we also work together with the following service provider(s), who support us in whole or in part in the implementation of concluded contracts. Certain personal data is transmitted to these service providers in accordance with the following information.

6.2 Passing on personal data to shipping service providers

- German postal service
If the goods are delivered by Deutsche Post (Deutsche Post AG, Charles-de-Gaulle-Straße 20, 53113 Bonn), we will provide your e-mail address in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR before delivery of the goods for the purpose of coordinating a delivery date or delivery notification to Deutsche Post, provided that you have given your express consent to this during the ordering process. Otherwise, we will only pass on the name of the recipient and the delivery address to Deutsche Post for the purpose of delivery in accordance with Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR. The data will only be passed on if this is necessary for the delivery of the goods. In this case, it is not possible to coordinate the delivery date with Deutsche Post in advance or to issue a delivery notification.
The consent can be revoked at any time with effect for the future to the person responsible or to Deutsche Post.
- GLS
If the goods are delivered by the transport service provider GLS (General Logistics Systems Germany GmbH & Co. OHG, GLS Germany-Strasse 1 - 7, 36286 Neuenstein), we will provide your e-mail address in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a DSGVO before the delivery of the goods for the purpose of coordinating a delivery date or delivery notification to GLS, provided that you have given your express consent to this during the ordering process. Otherwise, for the purpose of delivery in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit DSGVO only the name of the recipient and the delivery address on to GLS. The data will only be passed on if this is necessary for the delivery of the goods. In this case, it is not possible to coordinate the delivery date with GLS in advance or to send status information about the delivery of the shipment.
The consent can be revoked at any time with effect for the future to the person responsible mentioned above or to the transport service provider GLS.

7) Rights of the data subject

7.1 The applicable data protection law grants you the following data subject rights (rights of information and intervention) vis-à-vis the person responsible with regard to the processing of your personal data, whereby reference is made to the legal basis given for the respective exercise requirements:

  • Right to information according to Art. 15 GDPR;
  • Right to rectification according to Art. 16 GDPR;
  • Right to erasure according to Art. 17 GDPR;
  • Right to restriction of processing in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR;
  • Right to information according to Art. 19 GDPR;
  • Right to data portability according to Art. 20 GDPR;
  • Right to revoke granted consent in accordance with Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR;
  • Right to complain according to Art. 77 GDPR.

7.2 RIGHT TO OBJECT

IF WE PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA ON THE BASIS OF A BALANCING OF INTERESTS IN OUR PREVIOUS LEGITIMATE INTEREST, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT AT ANY TIME TO OBJECT TO THIS PROCESSING FOR REASONS ARISING FROM YOUR PARTICULAR SITUATION WITH EFFECT FOR THE FUTURE.
IF YOU EXERCISE YOUR RIGHT TO OBJECT, WE WILL STOP THE PROCESSING OF THE DATA INVOLVED. HOWEVER, FURTHER PROCESSING REMAINS RESERVED IF WE CAN PROVE COMPREHENSIVE REASONS FOR PROCESSING THAT OVERRIDE YOUR INTERESTS, FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS AND FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS, OR IF THE PROCESSING IS FOR THE CERTIFICATION, EXERCISE OR DEFENSE OF LEGAL CLAIMS.

IF YOUR PERSONAL DATA IS PROCESSED BY US FOR DIRECT ADVERTISING PURPOSES, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT AT ANY TIME TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA FOR THE PURPOSES OF SUCH ADVERTISING. YOU MAY OBJECT AS DESCRIBED ABOVE.

IF YOU EXERCISE YOUR RIGHT TO OBJECT, WE WILL STOP THE PROCESSING OF THE DATA INVOLVED FOR DIRECT MARKETING PURPOSES.

8) Duration of storage of personal data

The duration of the storage of personal data is based on the respective legal basis, the processing purpose and - if relevant - also based on the respective statutory retention period (e.g. commercial and tax retention periods).

If personal data is processed on the basis of an express consent in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. a GDPR, this data will be stored until the data subject revokes his consent.

If there are statutory retention periods for data that are processed as part of legal or similar obligations on the basis of Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR, this data will be routinely deleted after the retention period has expired, provided that it is no longer required to fulfill or initiate a contract and/or we have no legitimate interest in further storage.

When personal data is processed on the basis of Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR, this data is stored until the data subject exercises his or her right to object in accordance with Article 21 (1) GDPR, unless we have compelling reasons worthy of protection for processing that outweigh the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

When processing personal data for the purpose of direct advertising on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR, this data is stored until the data subject exercises his right of objection under Article 21 Paragraph 2 GDPR.

Unless otherwise stated in the other information in this declaration on specific processing situations, stored personal data will be deleted when they are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.