Privacy Notice

Responsible body in terms of data protection laws, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is:

ROOTS GALLERY e. K:

Ulmenstrasse 42
D-22299 Hamburg

Phone: +49 (0) 40 48 60 31
Email: mail@rootsgallery.de
Contact: Dieter and Lilian Schmidt
Dieter Schmidt +49 172 40 63 777
Lilian Schmidt: +49 172 95 35 775
District Court Hamburg

Your Rights of those affected

You can exercise the following rights at any time using the contact details provided by our data protection officer:

  • Information about your data stored by us and their processing (Art. 15 GDPR),
  • correction of incorrect personal data (Art. 16 GDPR),
  • Deletion of your data stored by us (Art. 17 GDPR),
  • Restriction of data processing if we are not yet allowed to delete your data due to legal obligations (Art. 18 GDPR),
  • Objection to the processing of your data by us (Art. 21 GDPR) and
  • Data portability if you have consented to data processing or have concluded a contract with us (Art. 20 GDPR).

If you have given us your consent, you can withdraw it at any time with future effect.

You can always lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, e.g. B. to the responsible supervisory authority of the state of your residence or to the authority responsible for us as the responsible body.

A list of the supervisory authorities (for the non-public area) with address can be found at: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.

Collection of general information when visiting our website

Type and purpose of processing:

If you access our website, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise provide information, information will automatically become more general Nature captured. This information (server log files) includes, for example, the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your Internet service provider, Your IP address and the like. This is only information that does not allow any conclusions to be drawn about your person.

They are processed in particular for the following purposes:

  • Ensuring a problem-free connection to the website,
  • ensuring smooth use of our website,
  • Evaluation of system security and stability as well as
  • for other administrative purposes.

We do not use your data to draw conclusions about you personally. Information of this type may be statistically evaluated by us in order to optimize our website and the technology behind it.

Legal basis:

Processing takes place in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR based on our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website.

Recipient:

The recipients of the data may be technical service providers who act as processors for the operation and maintenance of our website.

Storage period:

The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer required for the purpose of the collection. This is basically the case for the data used to provide the website when the respective session has ended.

Provision required or required:

The provision of the aforementioned personal data is neither required by law nor by contract. Without the IP address, however, the service and functionality of our website is not guaranteed. In addition, individual services and services may not be available or restricted. For this reason, an objection is excluded.

Cookies

Type and purpose of processing:

Like many other websites, we also use so-called cookies. Cookies are small text files that are transferred from a website server to your hard drive. As a result, we automatically receive certain data such as B. IP address, browser used, operating system and your connection to the Internet.

Cookies cannot be used to start programs or transfer viruses to a computer. Based on the information contained in cookies, we can make navigation easier for you and enable the correct display of our websites.

Under no circumstances will the data we collect be passed on to third parties or linked to personal data without your consent.

Of course, you can of course also view our website without cookies. Internet browsers are regularly set to accept cookies. In general, you can deactivate the use of cookies at any time via the settings of your browser. Please use the help functions of your internet browser to find out how you can change these settings. Please note that individual functions of our website may not work if you have deactivated the use of cookies.

Storage period and cookies used:

If you allow us to use cookies through your browser settings or consent, the following cookies can be used on our websites:

PHPSSID

As far as these cookies can (also) relate to personal data, we will inform you in the following sections.

You can delete individual cookies or the entire cookie inventory via your browser settings. You will also receive information and instructions on how to delete these cookies or block their storage in advance. Depending on the provider of your browser, you will find the necessary information under the following links:

Provision of chargeable services

Type and purpose of processing:

Additional data is requested from us for the provision of chargeable services, e.g. Payment details to process your order.

Legal basis:

The processing of the data required for the conclusion of the contract is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR.

Recipient:

The data recipients may be processors.

Storage period:

We store this data in our systems until the statutory retention periods have expired. Basically, these are 6 or 10 years for reasons of proper bookkeeping and tax requirements.

Provision required or required:

The provision of your personal data is voluntary. Without the provision of your personal data, we cannot grant you access to the content and services we offer.

contact form

Type and purpose of processing:

The data you have entered will be stored for the purpose of individual communication with you. To do this, you must provide a valid email address and your name. This is used to assign the request and then answer it. Providing additional data is optional.

Legal basis:

The data entered in the contact form is processed on the basis of a legitimate interest (Art 6 (1) (f) GDPR).

By providing the contact form, we would like to make it easy for you to contact us. The information you provide will be stored for the purpose of processing the request and for possible follow-up questions.

If you contact us to request an offer, the data entered in the contact form will be processed to carry out pre-contractual measures (Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR).

Recipient:

The data recipients may be processors.

Storage period:

Data will be deleted no later than 6 months after processing the request.

If there is a contractual relationship, we are subject to the statutory retention periods according to HGB and delete your data after these periods.

Provision required or required:

The provision of your personal data is voluntary. However, we can only process your request if you provide us with your name, your email address and the reason for the request.

Use of Google Analytics

Type and purpose of processing:

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA (hereinafter:; Google;). Google Analytics uses so-called; cookies; i.e. text files that are stored on your computer and that enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Due to the activation of IP anonymization on these websites, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address is only transferred to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there in exceptional cases. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

The purposes of data processing are to evaluate the use of the website and to compile reports on activities on the website. Based on the use of the website and the Internet, other related services are then to be provided.

Legal basis:

The processing of the data is based on the consent of the user (Art. 6 Para. 1 a GDPR).

Recipient:

The recipient of the data is Google as a processor. For this we have concluded the corresponding order processing contract with Google.

Storage period:

The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer required for our recording purposes.

Third country transfer:

Google processes your data in the USA and has submitted to the EU_US Privacy Shield https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-framework . We have also concluded standard data protection clauses with Google for the use of Google Analytics.

Provision required or required:

The provision of your personal data is voluntary, solely on the basis of your consent. If you prevent access, this may result in functional restrictions on the website.

Revocation of consent:

You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. 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 the browser plug-in available under the following link and install: Browser Add On to deactivate Google Analytics .

In addition or as an alternative to the browser add-on, you can prevent tracking by Google Analytics on our pages by diesen Link anklicken click this link . An opt-out cookie will be installed on your device. This will prevent Google Analytics from collecting data for this website and this browser in the future as long as the cookie remains installed in your browser.

Profiling:

With the help of the Google Analytics tracking tool, the behavior of visitors to the website can be assessed and interests analyzed. For this we create a pseudonymous user profile.

Use of script libraries (Google Webfonts)

Type and purpose of processing:

In order to present our content correctly and graphically appealing across browsers, we use on this website: Google Web Fonts; Google LLC (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; hereinafter; Google;) for displaying fonts.

The privacy policy of the library operator Google can be found here: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Legal basis:

The legal basis for the integration of Google web fonts and the associated data transfer to Google is your consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR).

Recipient:

Calling script libraries or font libraries automatically triggers a connection to the operator of the library. It is theoretically possible; currently unclear whether and for what purposes; that the operator collects Google data in this case.

Storage period:

We do not collect personal data by integrating Google web fonts.

For more information about Google Web Fonts, see https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Googles privacy policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

Third country transfer:

Google processes your data in the USA and has submitted to the EU_US Privacy Shield https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

Provision required or required:

The provision of personal data is neither legally nor contractually prescribed. However, without the correct presentation of the contents of standard fonts, it cannot be possible.

Revocation of consent:

The JavaScript programming language is regularly used to display the content. You can therefore object to data processing by deactivating the execution of JavaScript in your browser or installing an integration JavaScript blocker. Please note that this may result in functional restrictions on the website.

SSL encryption

To protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption methods (e.g. SSL) via HTTPS.

Changes to our data protection regulations

We reserve the right to adapt this data protection declaration so that it always corresponds to the current legal requirements or to implement changes to our services in the data protection declaration, e.g. when introducing new services. The new data protection declaration will then apply to your next visit.

Questions to the data protection officer

If you have any questions about data protection, please send us an email or contact the person responsible for data protection in our organization directly:

ROOTS GALLERY e. K.
Ulmenstrasse 42
D-22299 Hamburg
Telephone +49 (0) 40 48 60 31
Email mail@rootsgallery.de
Internet www.rootsgallery.de

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