Privacy and Data Protection

Data Protection Declaration


1. Information on 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 are all data with which you can be personally identified.

1.2 Responsible for the data processing on this website in the sense of the Basic Data Protection Ordinance (DSGVO) is Gunold GmbH, Obernburger Strasse 125, 63811 Stockstadt am Main, Germany, Tel.: +49 / (0) 6027 / 20080, Fax: +49 / (0) 6027 / 3772, E-Mail: The person responsible for the processing of personal data is the natural or legal person who alone or together with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data.

1. 3. The responsible party has appointed a data protection officer, who can be contacted as follows: "Dipl.-Ing. K. Skodras, Kressenberg 2, D-63867 Johannesberg, Tel.: +49 - 6029 - 995 956, Mail:".

1.4 This website uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of personal data and other confidential content (e.g. orders or inquiries to the person responsible). 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

When using our website for information purposes only, 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 applicable: in anonymized form)

Processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 letter f DSGVO 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 check the server log files subsequently if there are any concrete indications of illegal use.


3. Cookies

In order to make your visit to our website attractive and to enable the use of certain functions, we use so-called cookies on various pages. These are small text files that are stored on your device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the end of the browser session, i.e. after closing your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your terminal and enable us or our partner companies (third-party cookies) to recognize your browser on your next visit (persistent cookies). If cookies are set, they collect and process specific user information such as browser and location data as well as IP address values to an individual extent. Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may vary depending on the cookie. In some cases, cookies are used to simplify the ordering process by saving settings (e.g. remembering the contents of a virtual shopping basket for a later visit to the website). If personal data is also processed by individual cookies implemented by us, the processing takes place pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO either for the execution of the contract or pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO to safeguard our legitimate interests in the best possible functionality of the website and a customer-friendly and effective design of the site visit.

We may work with advertising partners who help us to make our website more interesting for you. For this purpose, cookies from partner companies are also stored on your hard disk (third-party cookies) when you visit our website. When we work with the aforementioned advertising partners, you will be individually and separately informed about the use of such cookies and the extent of the information collected in each case within the following paragraphs.

Please note that you can set your browser in such a way that you are informed about the setting of cookies and can decide individually about their acceptance or exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally. Each browser differs in the way it manages the cookie settings. This is described in the help menu of each browser, which explains how you can change your cookie settings. You will find these for the respective browsers under the following links:

Internet Explorer:

Please note that if you do not accept cookies, the functionality of our website may be limited..


4. Contacting Us

In the context of contacting us (e.g. via contact form or e-mail), personal data is collected. Which data is collected in the case of a contact form can be seen from the respective contact form. These data are stored and used exclusively for the purpose of responding to your request or for establishing contact and the associated technical administration. The legal basis for processing the data is our legitimate interest in responding to your request in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. If your contact is aimed at concluding a contract, the additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO. Your data will be deleted after final processing of your enquiry; this is the case 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 and for Contract Processing

According to Art. 6 Para. 1 letter b DSGVO, personal data will continue to be collected and processed if you provide it to us for the execution of a contract or when opening a customer account. Which data is collected can be seen from the respective input forms. It is possible to delete your customer account at any time and can be done by sending a message to the above-mentioned address of the responsible person. We store and use the data provided by you for contract processing. After complete processing of the contract or deletion of your customer account, your data will be blocked in consideration of tax and commercial retention periods and deleted after expiry of these periods, unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data or a legally permitted further use of data has been reserved by our site, about which we will inform you accordingly below.


6. Use of Your Data for Direct Marketing Purposes

Subscription to our e-mail newsletter

If you subscribe to our e-mail newsletter, we will send you regular information about our offers. The only mandatory information for sending the newsletter is your e-mail address. The provision of further data is voluntary and will be used to address you personally. We use the so-called double opt-in procedure for sending the newsletter. This means that we will not send you an e-mail newsletter until you have expressly confirmed that you agree to the sending of the newsletter. We will then send you a confirmation e-mail asking you to confirm that you wish to receive future newsletters by clicking on an appropriate link.

By activating the confirmation link, you consent to the use of your personal data in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO. When you register for the newsletter, we store your IP address entered by the Internet Service Provider (ISP) as well as the date and time of registration so that we can trace any possible misuse of your e-mail address at a later point in time. The data collected by us when registering for the newsletter will be used exclusively for the purpose of addressing you in advertising by means of the newsletter. You may unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time via the link provided in the newsletter or by sending a message to the responsible person named above. After your cancellation, your e-mail address will be deleted from our newsletter distribution list immediately, unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data or we reserve the right to use data in any other way, which is permitted by law and about which we inform you in this declaration.


7. Data Processing for Order Processing

7.1 For the processing of your order we work together with the following service provider(s), which support us wholly or partly in the execution of concluded contracts. Certain personal data is transferred to these service providers in accordance with the following information.

The personal data collected by us will be passed on to the forwarding company commissioned with the delivery within the scope of contract processing, insofar as this is necessary for the delivery of the goods. We will pass on your payment data to the commissioned credit institution within the framework of payment processing, if this is necessary for payment processing. If payment service providers are used, we explicitly inform you of this below. The legal basis for the transfer of data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO.

7.2 Passing on personal data to shipping service providers


You agree that the e-mail address provided by you is transmitted by us to the parcel service provider GLS and may be used by the latter within the scope of parcel delivery for the purpose of coordinating a delivery date or notification of the shipping status. This consent can be revoked by you at any time. Please note that in the event of revocation you will no longer be able to directly influence the delivery of the parcels in transit. Please send any revocation to the transport service provider GLS (General Logistics Systems Germany GmbH & Co OHG, GLS Germany-Straße 1 - 7, 36286 Neuenstein).

7.3 Use of payment service providers


If you choose the payment method paydirekt, payment is made via the payment service provider paydirekt GmbH, Hamburger Allee 26-28, 60486 Frankfurt am Main. Your payment data (e.g. payment amount, details of the payee) and your confirmation that the payment data are correct will be collected, processed and transmitted to your bank by paydirekt GmbH for the execution of the paydirekt payment in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 letter b DSGVO. Such processing shall only be carried out to the extent that it is actually necessary for the execution of the payment. Then paydirekt GmbH authenticates the payment using the authentication procedure stored for you with your bank. Further information about the transfer and processing of your data can be found in the paydirekt data protection declaration, which can be viewed at the following link:


When paying via PayPal, credit card via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal or - if offered - "purchase on account" or "payment by instalments" via PayPal, we pass your payment data on to PayPal (Europe) S.a.r.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg (hereinafter "PayPal"). The transfer takes place in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 letter b DSGVO and only insofar as this is necessary for payment processing.

PayPal reserves the right to carry out credit checks for the payment methods credit card via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal or - if offered - "purchase on account" or "payment by instalments" via PayPal. For this purpose, your payment data may be passed on to credit agencies on the basis of PayPal's legitimate interest in determining your solvency pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 letter f DSGVO. PayPal uses the result of the credit assessment in relation to the statistical probability of non-payment for the purpose of deciding on the provision of the respective payment method. The credit report may contain probability values (so-called score values). If score values are included in the result of the credit report, they are based on a scientifically recognised mathematical-statistical procedure. The calculation of the score values includes, but is not limited to, address data. For further information on data protection law, including the credit agencies used, please refer to PayPal's data protection declaration: You can object to this processing of your data at any time by sending a message to PayPal. However, PayPal may still be entitled to process your personal data if this is necessary for contractual payment processing.


8. Contact for Ratings

Rating reminder by ShopVote

If you have given us your express consent to this during or after your order in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a DSGVO, we will transmit your e-mail address to the evaluation platform ShopVote of Blickreif GmbH, Alter Messeplatz 2, 80339 Munich ( so that it can send you an e-mail invitation to evaluate.

You can revoke your consent at any time by sending a message to the person responsible for data processing or to the evaluation platform.


9. Use of evaluation and test seal graphics

ShopVote Graphics

To display our ShopVote seal and any collected and/or aggregated ratings, we have included ShopVote graphics on this website. This serves to safeguard our legitimate interests in an optimal marketing of our offer in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO, which predominate in the context of a balancing of interests.. The ShopVote graphics and the services advertised therewith are an offer of Blickreif GmbH, Alter Messeplatz 2, 80339 Munich. When calling up the ShopVote graphics, the web server automatically saves a so-called server log file which, for example, contains your IP address, date and time of the call up, transferred data volume and the source of the call up (access data) and which documents the call up.This access data is not evaluated and is automatically overwritten seven days after the end of your website visit at the latest. Further personal data is not collected or stored by the ShopVote graphics.


10. Online-Marketing

Google AdWords Conversion-Tracking

This website uses the online advertising program "Google AdWords" and in the context of Google AdWords the conversion tracking of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google"). We use the offer of Google Adwords to draw attention to our attractive offers with the help of advertising materials (so-called Google Adwords) on external websites. We can determine in relation to the data of the advertising campaigns how successful the individual advertising measures are. We are interested in showing you advertisements that are of interest to you, to make our website more interesting for you and to achieve a fair calculation of advertising costs.

The conversion tracking cookie is set when a user clicks on an AdWords ad served by Google. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer system. These cookies usually expire after 30 days and are not used for personal identification. If the user visits certain pages of this website and the cookie has not yet expired, Google and we can recognize that the user has clicked on the ad and has been redirected to this page. Each Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. Cookies cannot therefore be traced through the websites of AdWords customers. The information collected using the conversion cookie is used to generate conversion statistics for AdWords customers who have opted for conversion tracking. Customers see the total number of users who clicked on their ad and were redirected to a page with a conversion tracking tag. However, they will not receive any information that personally identifies users. If you do not wish to participate in tracking, you can block this use by deactivating the Google Conversion Tracking cookie via your Internet browser under User Settings. They are then not included in the conversion tracking statistics. We use Google Adwords because of our legitimate interest in targeted advertising in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

Google LLC, based in the USA, is certified for the US-European data protection agreement "Privacy Shield", which guarantees compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU.

For more information about Google's privacy policy, visit

You can permanently deactivate cookies for advertising preferences by setting your browser software accordingly or by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link:

 Please note that certain functions of this website may not be available or may only be available to a limited extent if you have deactivated the use of cookies.


11. Web Analytics Services

11.1 Google (Universal) Analytics

- Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including the shortened IP address) is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

This website uses Google Analytics exclusively with the extension "_anonymizeIp()", which ensures an anonymization of the IP address by shortening and excludes a direct person-relatedness. As a result of the extension, your IP address will previously be reduced by Google within member states of the European Union or in other signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. In these exceptional cases, this processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 letter f DSGVO on the basis of our legitimate interest in the statistical analysis of user behaviour for optimisation and marketing purposes. On our behalf, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide us with other services relating to website and Internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link:

As an alternative to the browser plug-in or within browsers on mobile devices, please click on the following link to set an opt-out cookie that will prevent future collection by Google Analytics within this website (this opt-out cookie only works in this browser and only for this domain, if you delete your cookies in this browser, you must click this link again): <a onclick="alert('Google Analytics has been disabled'); "href="javascript:gaOptout()">Disable Google Analytics</a>

Google LLC, based in the USA, is certified for the US-European data protection agreement "Privacy Shield", which guarantees compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU.

More information on how Google Analytics handles user data can be found in Google's privacy policy:

11.2 Hotjar (hotjar Ltd.)

This website uses the web analysis service Hotjar of Hotjar Ltd. Hotjar Ltd. is a European company based in Malta (Hotjar Ltd, Level 2, St Julians Business Centre, 3, Elia Zammit Street, St Julians STJ 1000, Malta, Europe Tel.: +1 (855) 464-6788).
Copyright © 2018, IT law firm - Alter Messeplatz 2 - 80339 Munich Tel: +49 (0)89 / 130 1433 - 0- Fax: +49 (0)89 / 130 1433 - 60. With this tool, it is possible to trace movements on the websites on where Hotjar is used (so-called heatmaps). For example, you can see how far users scroll and which buttons users click and how often. It is also possible to get feedback directly from the users of the website. This provides us with valuable information in order to make our websites even faster and more customer-friendly. . The above analysis is based on our legitimate interests for optimization and marketing purposes and the design of our website in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. So we can only follow which buttons you click and how far you scroll. Areas of the websites in which personal data of you or third parties is displayed are automatically hidden by Hotjar and therefore cannot be traced at any time. . Hotjar offers every user the option of using a "Do Not Track Header" to prevent the use of the tool Hotjar, so that no data about the visit of the respective website is recorded. This is a setting that supports all common browsers in current versions. To do this, your browser sends a request to Hotjar to deactivate the tracking of the respective user. If you use our website with different browsers/computers, you must set up the "Do Not Track Header" for each of these browsers/computers separately. You can find detailed instructions including information about your browser at: Further information about Hotjar Ltd. and about the Hotjar tool can be found at: You can find the data protection declaration of Hotjar Ltd. at:


12. Use and application of Groupify Shopping

The data controller has integrated components of Groupify Shopping on this website. Groupify Shopping is a brand of Groupify under which mainly social shopping solutions are offered for the operators and customers of online shops. The operating company of Groupify Shopping is Groupify GmbH, Urbanstraße 116, 10967 Berlin. Groupify Shopping transfers data to the Groupify server with every impression as well as with clicks or other activities. Each of these data transfers triggers a cookie request to the user's browser. If the browser accepts this request, Groupify sets a cookie on the user's information technology system. The purpose of data transmission is to guarantee social shopping functionality during the course of an order process and to assign the user when the website is called up again at a later point in time. Among other things, the cookie is used to determine the assignment of a user to a group. The cookie is also used to increase security for the user and to limit the possibility of misuse. As part of this technical process, Groupify becomes aware of data that is also used by Groupify to a) display the other participants to participants in a group order, b) determine and display the name, description and price of the jointly ordered products. Users can prevent the setting of cookies by our website at any time by means of an appropriate setting of the Internet browser used and thus permanently object to the setting of cookies. Such a setting of the Internet browser used would also prevent Groupify from setting a cookie on the user's information technology system. In addition, cookies already set by Groupify can be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. Further information and Groupify's applicable privacy policy can be found at .


13. Rights of the Person Concerned

13.1 The applicable data protection law grants you comprehensive rights of data subjects (rights of information and intervention) with regard to the person responsible for the processing of your personal data, about which we inform you below:

-Right to information pursuant to Art. 15 DSGVO: In particular, you have a right of access to your personal data processed by us, the processing purposes, the categories of personal data processed, the recipients or categories of recipients to whom your data have been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period or the planned storage period. the criteria for determining the duration of the storage, the existence of a right to rectification, deletion, restriction of processing, objection to processing, a complaint to a supervisory authority, the origin of your data if these were not collected by us from you, the existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, where applicable, meaningful information about the logic involved and the scope concerning you and the desired effects of such processing, as well as your right to be informed of the guarantees provided in accordance with Article 46 DSGVO for the transfer of your data to third countries;

-Right to have the inaccuracies corrected in accordance with Article 16 of the DSGVO: You have the right to have the inaccurate data concerning you corrected immediately and/or to have your incomplete data stored by us completed;

 -Right of deletion pursuant to Art. 17 DSGVO: You have the right to request the deletion of your personal data if the requirements of Art. 17 para. 1 DSGVO are met. However, this right shall not apply in particular if the processing is necessary to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information, to fulfil a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims;

-Right to restrict processing pursuant to Art. 18 DSGVO: You have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data as long as the accuracy of your data contested is verified, if you refuse to delete your data due to inadmissible data processing and instead request the restriction of the processing of your data, if you need your data to assert, exercise or defend legal claims, after we no longer need this data after the purpose has been achieved, or if you have filed an objection for reasons of your particular situation, as long as it is not yet clear whether our legitimate reasons prevail;

-Right to information in accordance with Art. 19 DSGVO: If you have exercised your right to have the data controller correct, delete or limit the processing, he/she is obliged to inform all recipients to whom the personal data concerning you have been disclosed of this correction or deletion of the data or restriction on processing, unless this proves impossible or involves a disproportionate effort. You have the right to be informed of these recipients.

-Right to data transferability pursuant to Art. 20 DSGVO: You have the right to receive the personal data you have provided us in a structured, current and machine-readable format or to request its transfer to another person responsible, insofar as this is technically feasible;

- Right to revoke consent granted pursuant to Art. 7 para. 3 DSGVO: You have the right to revoke consent to the processing of data once granted at any time with effect for the future. In the event of revocation, we will delete the data concerned without delay, unless further processing can be based on a legal basis for processing without consent. The revocation of consent shall not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until revocation;

- Right of appeal under Article 77 of the DSGVO: If you believe that the processing of personal data concerning you infringes the DSGVO, you have the right of appeal to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State where you reside, work or suspected infringement, without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy.








14. Duration of Storage of Personal Data

The duration of the storage of personal data is determined by the respective legal retention period (e.g. commercial and tax retention periods). After expiry of this period, the corresponding data will be routinely deleted, provided that they are no longer necessary for the fulfilment or initiation of the contract and/or there is no longer any justified interest on our part in further storage.