Data privacy

We take the safeguarding of your personally identifiable information very seriously. We process your personally identifiable information in accordance with statutory privacy provisions as well as this Data Privacy Policy.

In general, use of our website is possible without entering personally identifiable information. Insofar as personally identifiable information is collected (name, postal address or email address), this is done, as far as possible, on a voluntary basis.


Processing Agents, Recipients

We process your personally identifiable data with the assistance of processing agents, who support us through the services they provide (e.g. Web hosts, email newsletter distribution services etc.).

These processing agents are obligated to protect your personally identifiable information closely and may not use this information for any purposes other than to enable our services. Transmission of your personally identifiable data is solely to service providers standard within the industry such as banks (should wire transfers to you be necessary), tax consultants (should you appear in our accounting records), dispatching companies (should products be dispatched to you), etc.


Contact form

After you have submitted the contact form, the personally identifiable information you have entered will be processed by the data privacy officer in order to respond to your request, permission for which you expressed by submitting the aforementioned form.

You are under no legal or contractual obligation to provide us with personally identifiable information. Failure to do so will merely result in your being unable to submit your request and our inability to process this request.

You have the right to revoke your permission at any time by notifying us in writing. Doing so in no way affects the legality of our having processed your personally identifiable information prior to the point at which you revoke your permission. 


E-Mail Newsletter

By selecting the checkbox, you agree to the processing of the information you had entered for the purposes of receiving information about offer, news and events by means of an email newsletter from the data privacy officer until such time as your permission is revoked or rescinded.

You are under no legal or contractual obligation to provide us with personally identifiable information. Failure to do so will merely mean you are unable to receive the email newsletter.

You have the right to revoke your permission at any time in writing or simply by clicking on the unsubscribe link contained in the email newsletter itself. Doing so in no way affects the legality of our having processed your personally identifiable information prior to the point at which you revoke your permission.

Similarly, you have the right to revoke permission for the use of your personally identifiable information for direct advertising purposes at any time in the same way. In such an instance, your personally identifiable information will no longer be used for direct advertising purposes.


Cookie Guidelines

What are cookies?

A cookie is the term given to describe a type of message that is given to a Web browser by a Web server which is then stored on the computer of the user. The main purpose of a cookie is to identify users and possibly prepare customized Web pages or to save site login information for you when regularly visiting certain pages. (eg. online shops)


What data protection regulations apply for cookies?

When cookies collect information about users such as: e-mail address, user name, IP-address or similar, then the owner of the website must adhere to the data protection laws. In addition the cookies must comply to the data protection regulations of the Telecommunications Act ( § 96 para 3 TKG ).


Mostly used cookies:

Session Cookies are cookies that are saved after a certain amount of time. They are automatically deleted when the user closes the browser.
Persistent Cookies remain on the user's computer/device for a pre-defined period of time before being deleted.
First Party Cookies
are cookies which are set by the web server of the visited page and share the same domain
Third Party Cookies stored by a different domain to the visited page's domain. This can happen when the webpage references a file, such as JavaScript, located outside its domain. This involves a sharing of information between servers which allows a website to be personalized according to its users.

Examples for the usages of cookies:

  • Online shops (session cookies)
  • Social plug-ins for e.g. Facebook (third party cookies)
  • Analysis tools for e.g. Google Analytics (third party cookies)


Cookies used on this site:

NameDomainTyp
_ga.sonnegg.atPersistent, Third-Party
_gat.sonnegg.atPersistent, Third-Party
privacyNoticeAccepted.sonnegg.atPersistent, First-Party
NID.google.comPersistent, Third-Party
OGPC.google.comPersistent, Third-Party
PREF.google.comPersistent, Third-Party

You can change your cookie settings here:

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