Privacy Policy

Privacy

Sandstorm Media GmbH takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the legal data privacy laws as well as this privacy policy. Personal data are information like name, address, phone number or email address which can be matched to you.

Your data will not be shared with third parties without your explicit consent.

We advise you, that data transmission via the internet (e.g. in communication via email) can contain security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of your data from access through third parties is not possible.

Inventory Data

Your personal data, insofar necessary for the substantiation of, for the definition of the content of or to change the contractual relationship, will only be used to fulfil the contract. To deliver the good(s) to you, we have to use e.g. your name and email address.

Without your explicit consent or without a lawful basis we will not share your data with third parties that are not involved in the execution of the contract. After complete execution of the contract your data will be blocked from further use. At the end of the period required by tax and business law your data will be deleted unless you have given your consent for further use of your data.

Disclosure, Deletion, Blocking

You can get information about the extent and purpose of our data processing at any time. You can request this information from datenschutz@sandstorm-media.de. If you have explicitly agreed to our use or sharing of your data you can revoke this at any time at datenschutz@sandstorm-media.de. We will furthermore correct, block or delete data as requested by you unless they are necessary for us to fulfil our contractual obligations or required by law. Just contact us at datenschutz@sandstorm-media.de.

Security for online purchases - SSL encryption

To protect you - our customer - we only use certified encryption technologies.

Your personal data are transferred encrypted (= not readable by third parties) via SSL (Secure Socket Layer) technology.

This way you can be sure, that your personal data like name or address are transferred to our server only.

What does SSL encryption mean?

As soon as you open our SSL encrypted website your browser verifies our SSL certificate. With this information your browser can check if it is connected to the server you entered. Is this check successful, your data are transmitted securely through the internet.

How do I recognize SSL encryption?

We use SSL encryption for all situations where sensitive data is entered, e.g. the order process. While you are connected to our website a lock symbol is shown in the address bar of your browser.

Furthermore the URL changes from "http" to "https". These signs show that your personal data cannot be accessed by third parties.

Secure Payment

You do not take any risk when paying for your ordered items. Sandstorm Media GmbH transfers your data, your contact information as well as the ordered items to our partners Braintree and Taxamo in separate, especially encrypted forms. You are automatically redirected to the security-servers of our partners where you enter the required payment details.

Server Log-Files

We automatically collect and save information in so-called server log-files which are automatically transmitted to us from your browser. This information is:

  • browser type and version
  • operating system
  • referrer URL
  • hostname of the accessing computer
  • date and time of the request

This data cannot be matched to individuals. This data is not brought together with data from other sources. We reserve the right to inspect this data when we have concrete indications for unlawful use.

Cookies

Our website uses so-called cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies are used to make our services easier to use, more effective and more secure. Cookies are small text files which are saved on your computer by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted after you leave our website. Other cookies will remain on your computer until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser when you visit our website again.

You can configure your browser in a way that you are informed when a cookie is set and only allow cookies on an individual basis or you accept cookies only in particular cases or disallow them generally or configure your browser to automatically delete cookies when it is closed. When you deactivate cookies the functionality of this website may be reduced.

Piwik

This service uses Piwik, an open source software to statistically analyse user accesses. Piwik uses so-called "cookies", text files which are saved to your computer which allow the analysis of the user's website use. The information about the use of our services which are created by this cookie are saved on our server in Germany. The IP-address is anonymized immediately after processing and before it is saved. You can block the setting of the cookie by configuring your browser to block it. Sandstorm Media GmbH advises you that not all functionality of this website may be available in this case.

By clicking this link, you can set an opt-out cookie whereby your visit will no longer be tracked.

Objection to Promotional Emails

We object to the use of the published information in our legally required imprint for the sending of not explicitly requested promotions and information material. The operator of this website explicitly reserves the right to use legal measures in case of being sent unsolicited promotional material such as spam emails.

Contact

For any questions relating to data privacy, requests for disclosure or changes please contact us at datenschutz@sandstorm-media.de.