Data protection

The person responsible for data processing is:
Andreas Schuldt
Niederhofheimer Strasse 50
65719 Hofheim am Taunus
Germany Germany
info@finestgreen.de

Phone: 06192 9779233

Thank you for your interest in our online shop. The protection of your privacy is very important to us. In the following we will inform you in detail about how we handle your data.

1. ACCESS DATA AND HOSTING
You can visit our website without giving any personal information. Each time a website is called up, the web server automatically only saves a so-called server log file, e.g. contains the name of the requested file, your IP address, the date and time of the call, the amount of data transferred and the requesting provider (access data) and documents the call. This access data is evaluated exclusively for the purpose of ensuring trouble-free operation of the site and improving our offer. This serves to safeguard our predominantly legitimate interests in the correct presentation of our offer in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR. All access data will be deleted no later than seven days after the end of your visit to the website.

HOSTING
The services for hosting and displaying the website are partially provided by our service providers as part of processing on our behalf. Unless otherwise stated in the present data protection declaration, all access data and all data collected in the forms provided on this website are processed on your servers. If you have any questions about our service providers and the basis of our cooperation with them, please use the contact option described in this data protection declaration.

Our service providers are located in the following countries for which the European Commission has determined an appropriate level of data protection by resolution: Canada

2. DATA PROCESSING FOR CONTRACT PROCESSING, CONTACTING AND OPENING A CUSTOMER ACCOUNT
We collect personal data if you voluntarily provide it to us as part of your order or when you contact us (e.g. using the contact form or email). Mandatory fields are marked as such, because in these cases we need the data to process the contract or to process your contact and you cannot send the order or contact without them. Which data is collected can be seen from the respective input forms. We use the data you provide to process contracts and to process your inquiries in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. b GDPR.
Insofar as you have given your consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR by deciding to open a customer account, we will use your data for the purpose of opening a customer account. Further information on the processing of your data, in particular on the transfer to our service providers for the purpose of order, payment and shipping processing, can be found in the following sections of this data protection declaration. After the contract has been fully processed or your customer account has been deleted, your data will be restricted for further processing and after expiry of the retention periods under tax and commercial law in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. c GDPR, unless you expressly consent to further use of your data in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR or we reserve the right to use data beyond this that is permitted by law and about which we will inform you in this declaration. The deletion of your customer account is possible at any time and can be done either by sending a message to the contact option described in this data protection declaration or using a function provided in the customer account.

3. DATA PROCESSING FOR THE PURPOSE OF SHIPPING PROCESSING
To fulfill the contract according to Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. b GDPR, we pass on your data to the shipping service provider commissioned with the delivery, insofar as this is necessary for the delivery of ordered goods.

The same applies to the transfer of data to our manufacturers or wholesalers in those cases in which they take over the shipping for us (drop shipping). These are considered shipping service providers in the sense of this data protection declaration.

DATA TRANSFER TO SHIPPING SERVICE PROVIDERS FOR THE PURPOSE OF SHIPPING NOTIFICATION
If you have given us your express consent to this during or after your order, we will give you based on this in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR, forward your email address and telephone number to the selected shipping service provider so that they can contact you prior to delivery for the purpose of delivery notification or coordination.
The consent can be revoked at any time by sending a message to the contact option described in this data protection declaration or directly to the shipping service provider at the contact address listed below. After revocation, we will delete the data you have provided for this purpose, unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data or we reserve the right to use data that goes beyond this, which is permitted by law and about which we inform you in this declaration.

DHL Paket GmbH
Sträßchensweg 10
53113 Bonn
Germany

Cargo International GmbH
Friedrich-Ebert-Strasse 22
78054 Villingen-Schwenningen
Germany

4. DATA PROCESSING FOR PAYMENT PROCESSING
When processing payments in our online shop, we work together with these partners: technical service providers, credit institutions, payment service providers.

4.1 DATA PROCESSING FOR TRANSACTION PROCESSING
Depending on the selected payment method, we pass on the data necessary for processing the payment transaction to our technical service providers who work for us in the context of order processing, or to the commissioned credit institutions or to the selected payment service provider, insofar as this is necessary to process the payment. This serves to fulfill the contract in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. b GDPR. In some cases, the payment service providers collect the data required to process the payment themselves, e.g. B. on your own website or via a technical integration in the ordering process. The data protection declaration of the respective payment service provider applies in this respect.
If you have any questions about our partners for payment processing and the basis of our cooperation with them, please use the contact option described in this data protection declaration.

4.2 DATA PROCESSING FOR THE PURPOSE OF FRAUD PREVENTION AND OPTIMIZATION OF OUR PAYMENT PROCESSES
If necessary, we give our service providers further data, which they use together with the data necessary for the processing of the payment as our contract processors for the purpose of fraud prevention and the optimization of our payment processes (e.g. invoicing, processing of contested payments, accounting support) According to Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR to safeguard our legitimate interests, which predominate in the context of a weighing of interests, in our protection against fraud and in efficient payment management.

4.3 IDENTITY AND CREDIT CHECK WHEN SELECTING KLARNA PAYMENT SERVICES
Klarna Pay now (direct debit), Klarna Pay later (purchase on account), Klarna Slice it (installment purchase)
If you opt for the payment services of Klarna Bank AB (publ), Sveavägen 46, 111 34 Stockholm, Sweden (hereinafter Klarna), we ask for your consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR that we are allowed to transmit the data necessary for processing the payment and an identity and credit check to Klarna. In Germany, the credit reporting agencies named by Klarna in the data protection declaration [https://cdn.klarna.com/1.0/shared/content/legal/terms/0/de_de/privacy] can be used for identity and credit checks. Klarna uses the information received about the statistical probability of a payment default for a balanced decision on the establishment, implementation or termination of the contractual relationship. You can revoke your consent at any time by sending a message to the contact option mentioned in this data protection declaration. As a result, we may no longer be able to offer you certain payment options. You can also revoke your consent to this use of personal data to Klarna at any time.

4.4 PURCHASE IN INSTALLMENTS
When selecting the payment method “hire purchase” and granting the required data protection consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR, personal data (first name, last name, address, email, telephone number, date of birth, IP address, gender) together with the data required for transaction processing (article, invoice amount, due dates, total amount, invoice number, taxes, currency, order date and time) for the purpose of processing this payment method to our partner Klarna Bank AB (publ), Sveavägen 46, 111 34 Stockholm, Sweden.
To check the identity or creditworthiness of the customer, our partner carries out queries and information on publicly accessible databases and credit agencies. The providers from whom information and, if necessary, creditworthiness information is obtained on the basis of mathematical-statistical procedures, as well as further details on the processing of your data after transmission to our partner Klarna Bank AB (publ), please refer to their data protection declaration, which you can find here: https: / /www.klarna.com/de/datenschutz/
Our partner Klarna Bank AB (publ) uses the information received about the statistical probability of default in payment for a balanced decision on the establishment, implementation or termination of the contractual relationship. You have the opportunity to express your point of view by contacting our partner Klarna Bank AB (publ) and to contest the decision. The consent given to the transfer of data during the ordering process can be revoked at any time, even without giving reasons, with effect for the future.

5. E-MAIL ADVERTISING
5.1 E-MAIL NEWSLETTER WITH REGISTRATION
When you register for our newsletter, we use the data required for this or separately provided by you to regularly send you our e-mail newsletter based on your consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. a GDPR.
Unsubscribing from the newsletter is possible at any time and can either be done by sending a message to the contact option described in this data protection declaration or via a link provided in the newsletter.

After unsubscribing, we will delete your e-mail address from the recipient list, unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data or we reserve the right to use data beyond this, which is permitted by law and about which we will inform you in this declaration.

5.2 NEWSLETTER SENDING
The newsletter may also be sent by our service providers as part of processing on our behalf. If you have any questions about our service providers and the basis of our cooperation with them, please use the contact option described in this data protection declaration.

Our service providers are located in the following countries: USA There is no adequacy decision of the European Commission for these countries. Our cooperation with you is based on these guarantees: Standard Data Protection Clauses of the European Commission

6. COOKIES AND OTHER TECHNOLOGIES
6.1 GENERAL INFORMATION
In order to make visiting our website attractive and to enable the use of certain functions, we use technologies including so-called cookies on various pages. Cookies are small text files that are automatically saved on your device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted again at the end of the browser session, i.e. after you close your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your device and enable us to recognize your browser on your next visit (persistent cookies).
We use technologies that are absolutely necessary for the use of certain functions of our website (e.g. shopping cart function). These technologies collect and process the IP address, time of visit, device and browser information and information about your use of our website (e.g. information about the content of the shopping cart). In the context of a weighing of interests, this serves predominantly legitimate interests in an optimized presentation of our offer in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR.

We also use technologies to fulfill the legal obligations to which we are subject (e.g. to be able to prove consent to the processing of your personal data) as well as for web analysis and online marketing. Further information on this, including the respective legal basis for data processing, can be found in the following sections of this data protection declaration. We may also use technologies that are not listed individually in this data protection declaration. You can find more information about these technologies, including the respective legal basis for data processing, on the Usercentrics platform.

The cookie settings for your browser can be found under the following links: Microsoft Edge ™ [https://support.microsoft.com/de-de/help/4027947/microsoft-edge-delete-cookies] / Safari ™ [https: //support.apple.com/de-de/guide/safari/sfri11471/12.0/mac/10.14] / Chrome ™ [https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=de&hlrm=en] / Firefox ™ [https://support.mozilla.org/de/products/firefox/protect-your-privacy/cookies] / Opera ™ [https://help.opera.com/de/latest/web-preferences/ #cookies]

If you have consented to the use of the technologies in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR, you can revoke your consent at any time by sending a message to the contact option described in the data protection declaration.

6.2 USE OF USERCENTRICS CONSENT MANAGEMENT PLATFORM TO ADMINISTRATE CONSENT
We use the Usercentrics Consent Management Platform [https://usercentrics.com/de/] (“Usercentrics”) on our website to inform you about the cookies and other technologies that we use on our website, as well as yours to obtain, manage and document any legally required consent to the processing of your personal data using these technologies. According to Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. c GDPR to fulfill our legal obligation according to Art. 7 para. 1 GDPR to be able to prove your consent to the processing of your personal data, to which we are subject. Usercentrics is an offer from Usercentrics GmbH, Rosental 4, 80331 Munich, Germany, which processes your data on our behalf. When you visit our website, the Usersentrics web server saves a so-called server log file, which also contains your anonymised IP address, the date and time of your visit, device and browser information and information on your consent behavior. Your data will be deleted after three years, unless you have expressly requested further use of your data in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR or we reserve the right to use data beyond this that is permitted by law and about which we will inform you in this declaration.

7. USE OF COOKIES AND OTHER TECHNOLOGIES FOR WEB ANALYSIS AND ADVERTISING PURPOSES
Insofar as you have given your consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR, we use the following cookies and other third-party technologies on our website. After the purpose and end of the use of the respective technology by us, the data collected in this context will be deleted. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. You can find more information about your cancellation options in the section "Cookies and other technologies". For more information, including the basis of how we work with each vendor, see each technology. If you have any questions about the providers and the basis of our cooperation with them, please use the contact option described in this data protection declaration.

7.1 USE OF GOOGLE SERVICES
We use the following technologies from Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland ("Google"). The information automatically collected by Google technologies about your use of our website is usually transferred to a server operated by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA and stored there. There is no adequacy decision by the European Commission for the USA. Our cooperation is based on standard data protection clauses of the European Commission. If your IP address is collected using Google technologies, it will be shortened by activating IP anonymization before it is saved on Google's servers. The full IP address is only transmitted to a Google server and shortened there in exceptional cases. Unless otherwise stated for the individual technologies, the data processing takes place on the basis of an agreement concluded for the respective technology between jointly responsible persons in accordance with Art. 26 GDPR. You can find more information about data processing by Google in Google's data protection information [https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de].

GOOGLE ANALYTICS
For the purpose of website analysis, Google Analytics data (IP address, time of visit, device and browser information and information about your use of our website) are automatically collected and stored, from which usage profiles are created using pseudonyms. Cookies can be used. Your IP address is generally not merged with other Google data. The data processing takes place on the basis of an agreement on order processing by Google.

For web analysis and advertising purposes, the extension function of Google Analytics, the so-called DoubleClick cookie, enables your browser to be recognized when you visit other websites. Google will use this information to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services relating to website activity.

GOOGLE ADS
For advertising purposes in the Google search results and on the websites of third parties, the so-called Google remarketing cookie is set when you visit our website, which is automatically collected and processed by data (IP address, time of visit, device and browser information and information for your use of our website) and by means of a pseudonymous CookieID and based on the pages you have visited, enables interest-based advertising. Any further data processing will only take place if you have activated the “personalized advertising” setting in your Google account. In this case, if you are logged in to Google while visiting our website, Google will use your data together with Google Analytics data to create and define target group lists for cross-device remarketing.

For website analysis and event tracking, we use Google Ads Conversion Tracking to measure your subsequent usage behavior when you have reached our website via a Google Ads advertisement. For this purpose, cookies can be used and data (IP address, time of visit, device and browser information as well as information about your use of our website based on events specified by us such as visiting a website or newsletter registration) are recorded, from which pseudonyms are used Usage profiles are created.

7.2 USE OF FACEBOOK SERVICES
USE OF FACEBOOK PIXEL
We use the Facebook Pixel as part of the technologies of Facebook Ireland Ltd [https://de-de.facebook.com/facebookdublin/]., 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland (“Facebook”). With the Facebook Pixel, data (IP address, time of visit, device and browser information as well as information about your use of our website based on events specified by us such as visiting a website or newsletter registration) are automatically collected and stored, from which you are using usage profiles are created by pseudonyms. For this purpose, a cookie is automatically set by the Facebook pixel when you visit our website, which automatically enables your browser to be recognized when you visit other websites using a pseudonymous CookieID. Facebook will combine this information with other data from your Facebook account and use it to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services relating to website activity, in particular personalized and group-based advertising.
The information automatically collected by Facebook technologies about your use of our website is usually transferred to a server operated by Facebook, Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA and stored there. There is no adequacy decision by the European Commission for the USA. If the transfer of data to the USA is our responsibility, our cooperation is based on standard data protection clauses of the European Commission. You can find more information about data processing by Facebook in Facebook's data protection information [https://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php].

FACEBOOK ANALYTICS
As part of Facebook Analytics, statistics about visitor activities on our website are created from the data collected with the Facebook Pixel about your use of our website. The data processing takes place on the basis of an agreement on order processing by Facebook. Your analysis serves the optimal presentation and marketing of our website.

FACEBOOK ADS
We use Facebook Ads to advertise this website on Facebook and other platforms. We determine the parameters of the respective advertising campaign. Facebook is responsible for the exact implementation, in particular the decision about the placement of the advertisements with individual users. Unless otherwise stated for the individual technologies, the data processing takes place on the basis of an agreement between jointly responsible parties in accordance with Art. 26 GDPR. The joint responsibility is limited to the collection of the data and its transmission to Facebook Ireland. The subsequent data processing by Facebook Ireland is not covered by this.

Based on the statistics on visitor activities on our website created via Facebook Pixel, we operate group-based advertising on Facebook via Facebook Custom Audience by determining the characteristics of the respective target group.

On the basis of the pseudonymous cookie ID set by the Facebook Pixel and the data collected about your usage behavior on our website, we operate personalized advertising via Facebook Pixel Remarketing.

Via Facebook Pixel Conversions, we measure your subsequent usage behavior for web analysis and event tracking if you have reached our website via an advertisement from Facebook Ads. The data processing takes place on the basis of an agreement on order processing by Facebook.

8. INTEGRATION OF THE TRUSTED SHOP TRUSTBADGE
The Trusted Shops Trustbadge is integrated on this website to display our Trusted Shops seal of approval and to offer Trusted Shops products to buyers after placing an order.

This serves to safeguard our legitimate interests, which predominate in the context of a weighing up of interests, in optimal marketing by enabling safe shopping in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR. The Trustbadge and the services advertised with it are an offer from Trusted Shops GmbH, Subbelrather Str.15C, 50823 Cologne. The Trustbadge is provided by a CDN provider (Content Delivery Network) as part of order processing. Trusted Shops GmbH also uses service providers from the USA. An adequate level of data protection is ensured. Further information on data protection at Trusted Shops GmbH can be found here [https://www.trustedshops.de/impressum/#datenschutz].

When the Trustbadge is called up, the web server automatically saves a so-called server log file, which also contains your IP address, the date and time of the call, the amount of data transferred and the requesting provider (access data) and documents the call. Individual access data are stored in a security database for the analysis of security issues. The log files are automatically deleted no later than 90 days after creation.

Further personal data will be transferred to Trusted Shops GmbH if you decide to use Trusted Shops products after completing an order or if you have already registered for use. The contractual agreement made between you and Trusted Shops applies. For this purpose, personal data is automatically collected from the order data. Whether you are already registered as a buyer for a product use is automatically checked using a neutral parameter, the email address hashed by a cryptological one-way function. The e-mail address is converted into this hash value, which cannot be decrypted for Trusted Shops, before it is transmitted. After checking for a match, the parameter is automatically deleted.

This is necessary for the fulfillment of our and Trusted Shops ‘overriding legitimate interests in the provision of the buyer protection linked to the specific order and the transactional evaluation services according to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR required. Further details, including the objection, can be found in the Trusted Shops data protection declaration linked above and in the Trustbadge.

9. SOCIAL MEDIA
9.1 SOCIAL PLUGINS FROM FACEBOOK, INSTAGRAM, PINTEREST
Social buttons are used by social networks on our website. These are only integrated into the page as HTML links, so that when our website is accessed, no connection is established with the servers of the respective provider. If you click on one of the buttons, the website of the respective social network opens in a new window in your browser. press the like or share button.

9.2 OUR ONLINE PRESENCE ON FACEBOOK, INSTAGRAM, YOUTUBE, PINTEREST
Insofar as you have given your consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR to the respective social media operator, when you visit our online presence on the social media mentioned above, your data is automatically collected and stored for market research and advertising purposes, from which usage profiles are created using pseudonyms. These can be used to e.g. To place advertisements inside and outside the platforms that presumably correspond to your interests. Cookies are usually used for this. The detailed information on the processing and use of the data by the respective social media operator as well as a contact option and your rights and setting options for the protection of your privacy can be found in the data protection information of the providers linked below. If you still need help in this regard, you can contact us.

Facebook [https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/] is an offer from Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland ("Facebook Ireland") The information about yours automatically collected by Facebook Ireland Use of our online presence on Facebook is usually transferred to a server operated by Facebook, Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA and stored there. There is no adequacy decision by the European Commission for the USA. Our cooperation is based on standard data protection clauses of the European Commission. Data processing when visiting a Facebook fan page is based on an agreement between jointly responsible parties in accordance with Art. 26 GDPR. Further information (information on Insights data) can be found here [https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/information_about_page_insights_data].

Instagram [https://help.instagram.com/519522125107875] is an offer from Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland ("Facebook Ireland") The information automatically collected by Facebook Ireland about your use of our online -Presence on Instagram is usually transmitted to a server of Facebook, Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA and stored there. There is no adequacy decision by the European Commission for the USA. Our cooperation is based on standard data protection clauses of the European Commission. Data processing when visiting an Instagram fan page is based on an agreement between jointly responsible parties in accordance with Art. 26 GDPR. Further information (information on Insights data) can be found here [https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/information_about_page_insights_data].

YouTube [https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de] is an offer from Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland (“Google”). The information automatically collected by Google about your use of our online presence on YouTube is usually transferred to a server operated by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA and stored there. There is no adequacy decision by the European Commission for the USA. Our cooperation is based on standard data protection clauses of the European Commission.

Pinterest [https://about.pinterest.com/de/privacy-policy] is an offer from Pinterest Europe Ltd., Palmerston House, 2nd Floor, Fenian Street, Dublin 2, Ireland (“Pinterest”). The information automatically collected by Pinterest about your use of our online presence on Pinterest is usually transmitted to a server of Pinterest, Inc., 505 Brannan St., San Francisco, CA 94107, USA and stored there. There is no adequacy decision by the European Commission for the USA. Our cooperation is based on standard data protection clauses of the European Commission.

10. CONTACTS AND YOUR RIGHTS
As a data subject, you have the following rights:

* According to Art. 15 GDPR the right to request information about your personal data processed by us to the extent specified therein
* In accordance with Art. 16 GDPR, the right to immediately request the correction of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored by us;
* According to Art. 17 GDPR the right to request the deletion of your personal data stored by us, unless further processing * to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information;
* to fulfill a legal obligation;
* for reasons of public interest or
* is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims;


* according to Art. 18 GDPR the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data, as far as * the accuracy of the data is disputed by you;
* the processing is unlawful, but you refuse to delete it;
* we no longer need the data, but you need them to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or
* You have lodged an objection to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR;


* In accordance with Art. 20 GDPR, you have the right to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or to request that it be transmitted to another person responsible;
* According to Art. 77 GDPR the right to complain to a supervisory authority. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or work or our company headquarters.

If you have any questions about the collection, processing or use of your personal data, information, correction, restriction or deletion of data as well as revocation of granted consent or objection to a specific use of data, please contact us directly using the contact details in our imprint. Right to object
If we process personal data as explained above in order to safeguard our legitimate interests, which are predominant in the context of a weighing of interests, you can object to this processing with effect for the future. If the processing is carried out for the purposes of direct marketing, you can exercise this right at any time as described above. If the processing takes place for other purposes, you only have a right of objection if there are reasons that arise from your particular situation.

After exercising your right of objection, we will no longer process your personal data for these purposes, unless we can prove compelling legitimate reasons for the processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or if the processing requires the assertion, exercise or defense of Serves legal claims.

This does not apply if the processing is carried out for direct marketing purposes. Then we will no longer process your personal data for this purpose.