PRIVACY POLICY

General

 

Welcome to the Zoe Roots privacy notice. We are a company, based in Germany. Zoe Roots respects your privacy and is committed to protect your personal data at any time.

If you have questions about this Privacy Policy or about how we use the personal information you may provide us, please contact us! This privacy policy will inform you about the nature and purpose of the information and personal data that we collect. Further we will inform you about how we use, protect and sometimes share such information. 

 

Responsible for this privacy policy and the data processing of this website is:

 

Zoe Roots
Owner: Irini Hatzipanagiotou
Böcklerstraße 11a
70199 Stuttgart
Phone +49 176 976 46617
irini@zoeroots.com

You can browse this website without providing any personal information, except the IP adress of visitors. Zoe Roots gathers and retains personal information about you, when you voluntarily submit it to us. This happens in accordance with appropriate legal bases, in particular in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Bundesdatenschutzgesetz (BDSG). Your data will not be passed on to others without your consent. Data transfers to third countries outside the EU do not take place. Due to changing technologies and the development of this website, periodic changes in our privacy policy can happen. We advise you to visit this web page periodically for the latest on this privacy policy.

 

Collection of personal information


We collect, use or share personally identifiable information, when this is permitted by law or when you give your consent to the data collection. Personal information is any information that enables us to identify you, directly or indirectly, such as your email address, name, shipping and billing address, telephone number, company name, credit card information, any form of identification number or one or more factors specific to your physical, physiological, mental, economic, cultural or social identity. 

 

Inquiries and Forms

If you choose to complete and submit a contact form or otherwise provide information through our website when you make an inquiry, we may collect and retain the personal information you provide, including your name, postal or email address, contact information and any other data you submit. Your information will be processed on the basis of Article 6, paragraph 1, letter b, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). According to the legal basis, Article 6, paragraph 1, letter f, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) we have the legitimation to contact the visitors of this website to our offers and to answer their enquiries.
Any visitor has the right to object to the processing of personal data. From the time of the objection,  we will no longer process your data transmitted via the registration or contact form and will delete it immediately, unless it is data that is necessary for the execution of the contract, including the defense or enforcement of legal claims and/or are subject to legal retention periods.

 

Access data:

If you only use this website to inform yourself and do not provide any data, then we will only process the data required to display the website on the device you are using. These are in particular:

  • domain name

  • internet Protocol (IP) adress

  • date and time of the request

  • amount of data transferred in each case

  • the website from which the request originates

  • browser type and browser version

  • Operating system

 

The server log files are kept for a maximum of 7 days and then deleted. This data is not merged with other data sources. The data is stored for security reasons, e.g. in order to be able to clarify cases of abuse, diagnose problems with our server or to help identify you. If data has to be revoked for reasons of proof, they are excluded from deletion until the incident is finally resolved. The legal basis for the processing of this data is legitimate interests in accordance with Article 6, parahraph 1, subsection 1, letter f, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in order to enable the presentation of the website in principle. In addition, you can use various services on the website, which process further personal and non-personal data.  

 

Your rights

 

When authorized by applicable law, a data subject may exercise certain specific rights, such as:

 

  1. Right of access: A data subject may access his or her personal data in order to verify that his or her personal data is processed in accordance with law  (Article 15 DSGVO)

  2. Right to rectification: A data subject may request the rectification of any inaccurate or incomplete data held about him or her, in order to protect the accuracy of such information and to adapt it to the data processing (Article 16 DSGVO)

  3. Right to erasure: A data subject may request that the Data Controller erases information about him or her and to no longer process that data (Article 17 DSGVO)

  4. Right to restriction of processing: A data subject may request that the Data Controller restricts the processing of his or her data (Article 18 DSGVO)

  5. Right to data portability: A data subject may request data portability, meaning that the data subject can receive the originally provided personal data in a structured and commonly used format or that the data subject can request the transfer of the data to another data controller (Article 20 DSGVO)

  6. Right to object: A data subject who provide a Data Controller with personal data may object, at any time, to the data processing on a number of grounds as set out under GDPR without needing to justify his or her decision (Article 21 DSGVO)

  7. Right not to be subject of automated individual decision-making: A data subject may request not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, if such profiling produces a legal effect concerning the data subject or similarly significantly affects him or her /Article 22 DSGVO)

  8. Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority: Every data subject has the right to lodge a complaint with an applicable supervisory authority; in particular in the EU Member State of his or her habitual residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement if the data subject considers that the processing of personal data relating to him or her infringes GDPR  (Article 77 DSGVO).

 

Cookies

 

When you visit this web page, cookies can be stored on your device. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer´s hard drive by your web browser when you visit any website. Cookies are used to make the website more user-friendly and secure. 

They allow a website to provide you with a personalised experience and the website owner with statistics about how you use the website so that it can be improved. Your web browser should allow you to delete any cookies you choose. It also should allow you to restrict or limit the setting of cookies. For example, only the acceptance of third-party cookies can be blocked or the acceptance of all cookies. However, blocking may no longer make all features of this site usable. In the further text of this data protection declaration I inform you specifically where cookies are used on the pages and for what purposes.

 

 

Google Analytics

 

Due to my legitimate interest, this website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Ireland Limited. If the data controller is located on this website outside the European Economic Area or Switzerland, then Google Analytics data processing is carried out by Google LLC. Google LLC and Google Ireland Limited are hereinafter referred to as "Google".

Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on the computer of the visitor to the website and which enable an analysis of the use of the website by the visitor to the website. The information generated by the cookie about the use of this website by the visitor to the website (including the abbreviated IP address) is usually transmitted to a Google server and stored there.

Google Analytics is used exclusively with the "_anonymizeIp()" extension on this website. This extension ensures anonymization of the IP address by truncation and excludes direct personal access. The extension will shorten Google's IP address within Member States of the European Union or other contracting states of 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 truncated there. The IP address transmitted by the corresponding browser within the scope of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data from Google.

On behalf of the site operator, Google will use the information generated for the purpose of evaluating the use of the website, comcommodating reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator (Art. 6 sec. 1 lit. f GDPR). The legitimate interest in data processing lies in the optimization of this website, the analysis of the use of the website and the adaptation of the content. The interests of the users are adequately safeguarded by pseudonymization.

Google LLC. is certified according to the so-called Privacy Shield (list entry here) and guarantees an adequate level of data protection on this basis. The data sent and linked to cookies, user IDs (e.g. user ID) or advertising IDs will be automatically deleted after 50 months. The deletion of data whose retention period has been reached is done automatically once a month.

The collection by Google Analytics can be prevented by the page visitor adjusting the cookie settings for this website. The collection and storage of the IP address and the data generated by cookies can also be objected to at any time with effect for the future. The corresponding browser plugin can be downloaded and installed under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

 

The visitor to the site can prevent the collection by Google Analytics on this website by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie is set, which prevents the future collection of data when visiting this website.

 

Further information on the use of data by Google, settings and objectionoptions can be found in the privacy policy of Google

https://policies.google.com/privacy

as well as in the settings for the display of advertisements by Google

https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated

and on the followes page

https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads?hl=de.