Thank you for your interest in our website. The protection of your personal information is very important to us. In the following we would like to give you a comprehensive overview about our data protection standards.
Amazing Editions recognizes the importance of protecting the privacy of your personal data. We have instituted strict policies and security measures to protect the information you provide us. Most of our processing of your personal data is necessary for us to perform our contractual obligations to you, and other kinds of processing relies on Amazing Editions’s legitimate interest for processing as set out below. If you have subscribed on our website www.amazingeditions.com, some of the processing is based on your consent, as set out below.
2. Who is responsible for the processing of your personal data?
The German company Amazing Editions UG, is the controller of your personal data.
We use your personal data (name and email address) exclusively for sending our newsletter via MailChimp.
You may contact Amazing Editions at any time at:
Amazing Editions UG
Mail address: Monbijouplatz 5, 10178 Berlin, Germany
Phone: +49 30 12 08 82 21
3. Categories of data processed, purpose and legal basis for processing
Below is a summary of the categories of data that we process, the purposes of processing the data and on what legal basis we are processing your data. Please see section 8 below for information on how long we keep your data. The processing of personal data relating to customers is described in section 3.2 below.
While browsing the website
It is not required to give personal information in case of simple access to our website. For this purpose we only collect and use data without personal relatedness [such as your internet service provider, the website from which you came to our website or the name of the requested file]. This data is only analysed in order to improve our offering and cannot be used to connect to your person.
In addition we keep a log of the IP-address of the requesting computer until the protocol file is automatically deleted. The IP-address will only be analysed in case of an attack on our network infrastructure.
When you register on our website we collect your email address and the password you chose. The collection of this data allows us to grant you access to the online shop, to open a customer account and to contact you in the case a call back is needed.
When you consider buying a product on our website, we will need some data to process your order. The following data is essentially required: first name and surname; email address; address (street name, house number, ZIP-code, town); country; phone number. Any information further than this is voluntary.
Depending on the payment method you choose, we have to collect the following personal data: Stripe / Credit card: card holder; credit card type; credit card number; card expiry date; card verification code. PayPal: account email address; SOFORT ÜBERWEISUNG: account number, bank sorting code.
We will use your contact information to (I) process your purchase/orders and any returns, exchanges and complaints you may have relating to your purchase; and to (II) communicate with you regarding your purchase and to answer and administer any questions or comments you may have regarding our products or services. If you have subscribed to our newsletter, we will also use your name and email address to send out our newsletter via Mailchimp. We may also process your contact details that you have shared with us when you have purchased a product, to keep you informed, via email, of our special events or promotions. This processing is based our legitimate interest of being able to market our products to our existing customers.
Previous purchases and returns: If you have signed up for an account, we will store information regarding your purchases online. Such information encompasses product, price and date of purchase.
3.5 Consent and withdrawal
4. Your data subject rights
In this section we have summarized your data subject rights to request access, rectification, erasure of your personal data, to restrict the processing of your personal data, to object to processing, and your right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority.
If you want to exercise your rights, please send us an email at email@example.com. Please note however that if you want to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority, you need to contact the authority directly.
If you have signed up for an account with Amazing Editions you will also be able to access, rectify and erase some of your data by logging in to your account.
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, Amazing Editions reserves the right to keep and process your personal data in accordance with this policy to the extent necessary to perform our contractual obligations to you, and to the extent we are required to process your data by law or in order to defend ourselves in a dispute, to prevent fraud or abuse, or to enforce our Terms and Conditions.
Right of access
You have the right to obtain confirmation of whether personal data concerning yourself are being processed and, where that is the case, access to the personal data and information regarding, inter alia, the purpose of processing, the categories of personal data concerned, the categories of recipients to whom your data have been or will be disclosed, and the envisaged period of time for which personal data will be stored (or the criteria for determining this).
Right of rectification
You have the right to request rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning yourself, and to complete incomplete data.
Right of erasure
Under certain circumstances you are entitled to request that we erase your personal data or restrict our processing of your data, for example when it is no longer necessary for us to process your data taking into consideration the purposes for which they were collected.
Right to objection – direct marketing
You have the right to object at any time to processing of your personal data. When any of your personal data is processed in terms of direct marketing purposes you have the right to object to direct marketing, to the extent that it is related to such direct marketing. If you object to our processing of your personal data for direct marketing purposes, we will cease such processing of your data.
Right to lodge a complaint with supervisory authority
Please note that if you consider the processing of your data to be in violation of applicable data protection laws, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the country of your habitual residence or the place of the alleged infringement.
5. How do I unsubscribe from Amazing Editions newsletters and emails?
If you do no longer wish to receive our newsletters or other emails, you can unsubscribe as indicated in the particular communication, i.e. by using the unsubscribe link which is included on all newsletters and other emails. You may also contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject GDPR and indicating in the message your full name along with the phrase(s) “I do not want to receive newsletters from Amazing Editions.”
6. How long do we keep your data?
We will retain your personal information for as long as necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.
We will also retain your personal information as necessary to comply with applicable legal obligations, to resolve disputes, and to enforce our agreements.
Statutory obligations to retain data further remain unaffected.
7. Is it mandatory to provide personal data?
When you purchase our products online, or sign up for an account with Amazing Editions, we will inform you which data is mandatory by marking certain fields with a symbol (*). The provision of mandatory data is necessary for Amazing Editions to be able to fulfill our contractual obligation to you, for example processing your order.
8. Children's privacy and legal purchase age
Amazing Editions does not wish to collect personal information from anyone under the age of 16. If you are under 18, we require that you inform and get your parents or guardians consent before purchasing anything or provide any personal data to us at www.amazingeditions.com.
9. Data Security
We protect your personal information by the use of appropriate technical and organisational security measures against any incidental or deliberate manipulation, complete or partial loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons. Our security measures are continuously improved according to technological advances. All data is transferred applying 128 bit SSL encryption
In order to make visiting our website pleasant and to enable you using certain features we use so called cookies on several pages. Cookies are little text files which are stored on your end device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the end of the browser session - after you closed the browser, that is ("session cookies"). Other cookies remain on your end device and allow us or our partner companies to recognize your browser the next visit (persistent cookies). You can adjust your browser settings so you will be informed about the storage of cookies. You can then decide about storage of the cookies as well as exclude cookies for certain cases. If you do not accept cookies, this may result in functional restrictions on our website.
11. Web Analytics Services
In order to ensure that our sites meet customer requirements and are continuously optimized, this website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google inc. (Google). In this regard pseudonymised user profiles are created and cookies are used. The information about your usage of the website, that is produced by the cookie will be transferred to servers and stored. This information includes browser type and version; the operating system you use; the referrer URL (the website you came from); the host name of the requesting computer (IP-address); the time of server request.
The data will be used to analyse how users browse the website and to put together reports about website activity. The data will be transferred to third parties, if it is required by law or in a case of contracted data processing.
The IP address will under no circumstances be linked to other user data. The IP addresses will be anonymised to guard you against re-identification (IP-masking).
Google Analytics uses so called Cookies, text files, which are stored on your computer and which enable the analysis of how you use the website. The information created by the cookie will regularly be transferred to a Google server in the U.S. and stored there. If IP-anonymisation is activated for this website, your IP address will be shortened within the member states of the European Union or in other signatory states to the agreement on the European Economic Area. Exceptionally your full IP address will be transferred to a Google server located in the U.S. and will be shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website Google will use this information to analyse how you use the website and to put together reports about website activity as well as to enable further services related to the usage of the website and the internet for the operator of the website. The IP address which is transmitted by your browser in order to apply Google analytics will not be linked to Google’s other data. You can stop the storage of cookies in the settings of your browser; if you do not accept cookies, this may result in functional restrictions on our website. You can also download and install a browser plugin following this link in order to avoid collection of any data produced by the cookie concerning how you use the website.
Any user can object the creation of user profiles at any time by using the contact details provided below (“Information request, rectification, and deletion of data“).
Creation of pseudonymised user profiles for web analysis
On this website data is collected and stored by Google Analytics, a web analysis tool by Google. This data will be used to create pseudonymised user profiles. These profiles serve as a tool to analyse user activity and will be used to improve our services according to customer’s needs.
In order to do so, cookies can be used. Cookies are little text files which are stored on your end device and enable the identification at the next visit of our website.
The pseudonymised user profiles will not be linked to personal data unless the data subject gives explicit consent.
You can object to the future collection and storage of data for the purpose of web analysis at any time by written notice to the address mentioned below, by email to email@example.com.
Use of Facebook Social Plugins
This website uses social plugins ("Plugins") of the social network Facebook.com, run by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook"). The plugins are branded with the Facebook logo and endorsed "Facebook Social Plugin". If you access a website to this web presence where such a plugin is installed, your browser establishes a connection with Facebook servers. The content of the plugin is provided directly by Facebook and is embedded by your browser.
We have no influence on how the data which Facebook collects using the plugin is handled. By embedding the plugin Facebook collects the information that you have visited the corresponding website of the web presence. If you are logged in as a Facebook user, Facebook can link your visit to your Facebook account. If you have a Facebook account and you do not wish Facebook to collect and link data via this web presence to your Facebook account, you must log off your account before you visit the website. For further information about the purpose and the extent of data collection and the processing and usage of the data by Facebook as well as corresponding rights and privacy settings please refer to the Facebook Data Use Policy.
12. Transfer of Personal Data
Amazing Editions does not sell or rent your personal data to any other entity. This shall not apply in case of a legal obligation or if it is necessary to enforce our rights, especially our rights arising from an agreement with us.
Data will be transferred to the delivery company to the extent necessary for transportation. For the handling of payments we transfer payment data to the authorized banking institution.
Last date for modification: May 2018