Imprint

Beyond Matters GmbH
St. Markus-Str. 14
67346 Speyer / Germany

Telephone number
+49 (0) 6232-79893

E-mail address
mail@beyondmatters.info

Managing Director
Ms Griseldis Ellis

Local Court of Ludwigshafen am Rhein (Ludwigshafen), HRB 64321

VAT identification number
DE 298181425

Bank details
Beyond Matters GmbH
Volksbank Speyer
IBAN: DE92 5479 0000 0001 3298 63
BIC: GENODE61SPE

Bank address
Bahnhofstraße 19, 67346 Speyer / Germany

Privacy

I. Controllers

Beyond Matters GmbH
St. Markus Straße 14
67346 Speyer
Deutschland
Telefon: +49 (0) 6232 79893
E-Mail: mail@beyondmatters.info
Webseite: http://www.beyondmatters.info

is data controller of personal information collected and processed on the site beyondmatters.info.

II. General information on data processing

  1. Scope of processing
    Principally we process personal data of our users only insofar as this is necessary to provide a functioning website and our content and services. The processing of personal data of our users takes place regularly only with the consent of the user. An exception applies to cases in which prior consent can not be obtained for reasons of fact and the processing of the data is permitted by law.

  2. Legal basis for the processing of personal data
    Insofar as we obtain the consent of the data subject for processing of personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as legal basis.
    In the processing of personal data required for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is a party, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR as legal basis.

    This also applies to processing operations required to carry out pre-contractual actions.

    Insofar as processing of personal data is required to fulfill a legal obligation that is subject to our company, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c GDPR as legal basis.

    In the case that vital interests of the data subject or another natural person require the processing of personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. d GDPR as legal basis.

    If processing is necessary to safeguard the legitimate interests of our company or a third party, and if the interests, fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject do not prevail over the first interest, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR as legal basis for processing.

  3. Data deletion and storage duration
    The personal data of the data subject will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of the storage is deleted. In addition, such storage may be provided if this is metioned by the European or national legislator in EU regulations, laws or other regulations to which the controller is subject. Blocking or deletion of the data also takes place when a storage period prescribed by the standards mentioned expires, unless there is a need for further storage of the data for conclusion of a contract or fulfillment of the contract.

III. Provision of the website and creation of log files

  1. Description and scope of data processing
    Each time our website is accessed, our system automatically collects data and information from the computer system of the calling computer.
    The following data is collected here:

    a) Information about the browser type and version used

    b) The operating system of the user

    c) The Internet service provider of the user

    d) The IP address of the user

    e) Date and time of access

    f) Websites from which the user’s system accesses our website, so-called referrers

    g) Websites that are accessed by the user’s system through our website

    The data is also stored in the log files of our system. A storage of this data together with other personal data of the user does not take place.

  2. Legal basis for data processing:
    The legal basis for the temporary storage of data and log files is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

  3. Purpose of the data processing
    The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to allow the correct delivery of the website to the computer of the user. For this, the user’s IP address must be kept for the duration of the session. Storage in log files is done to ensure the functionality of the website.
    In addition, the data is used to optimize the website and to ensure the security of our information technology systems. An evaluation of the data for marketing purposes does not take place in this context. The data are evaluated solely to improve our offer and to increase data protection and data security and do not allow any conclusion on your person.
    For these purposes, our legitimate interest in the processing of data according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

  4. Duration of storage
    The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary for the purpose of its collection.
    In the case of collecting the data for providing the website, this is the case when the respective session is completed.
    In the case of storing the data in log files, this is the case at the latest of seven days. An additional storage is possible. In this case, the IP addresses of the users are deleted or alienated, so that an assignment of the calling client is no longer possible.

  5. Possibilities for Opposition and elimination
    The collection of data for the provision of the website and the storage of the data in log files is essential for the operation of the website. There is consequently no contradiction on the part of the user.

IV. Use of cookies

  1. Description and scope of data processing
    Our website uses cookies. Cookies are text files that are stored in the Internet browser or the Internet browser on the user’s computer system. By visiting our website, a cookie may be stored on the user’s operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic string that allows the browser to be uniquely identified when the website is reopened. We use cookies to make our website more user-friendly.
    Some elements of our website require that the calling browser be identified even after a paging. In addition, we use cookies on our website that allow an analysis of users’ browsing behavior.

    When accessing our website, the user is informed about the use of cookies for analysis purposes and his consent to the processing of the personal data used in this context is obtained. In this context, there is also a reference to this privacy policy.

  2. Legal basis for data processing
    The legal basis for the processing of personal data using technically necessary cookies is Article 6 (1) lit. f GDPR.

    The legal basis for the processing of personal data using cookies for analysis purposes is the consent of the user Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR.

  3. Purpose of the data processing
    The purpose of using technically necessary cookies is to facilitate the use of websites for users. Some features of our website can not be offered without the use of cookies. For these, it is necessary that the browser is recognized even after a page break.

    We require cookies for the following applications:
    a) shopping basket
    b) language settings
    c) remembering keyword

    The user data collected through technically necessary cookies will not be used to create user profiles. The use of the analysis cookies is for the purpose of improving the quality of our website and its contents. Through the analysis cookies we learn how the website is used and can thus optimize our offer. For these purposes, our legitimate interest in the processing of data according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

  4. Duration of storage, possibilities for opposition and elimination
    Cookies are stored on the computer of the user and transmitted by this to our website. As a user you therefore have full control over the use of cookies. You can disable or restrict the transmission of cookies by changing the settings in your internet browser. Already saved cookies can be deleted at any time. This can also be done automatically. If cookies are disabled for our website, it may not be possible to use all the functions of the website to the full.

V. Registration

  1. Description and scope of data processing
    On our website, we offer users the opportunity to register by providing personal information.
    The data are entered in an input mask and transmitted to us and stored. Passing on to one or more order data processors, in particular parcel service providers, can take place, in particular for the fulfillment of a contract.
    The following data is collected during the registration process:
    a) Name
    b) address
    c) E-Mail-Address

    At the time of registration, the following data is also stored:
    a) The IP address of the user
    b) date and time of registration

    As part of the registration process, the consent of the user to process this information is obtained.

  2. Legal basis for data processing
    Insofar as we obtain the consent of the data subject for processing of personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as legal basis.
    If the registration serves the fulfillment of a contract of which the user is a party or the implementation of pre-contractual measures, an additional legal basis for the processing of the data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR.

  3. Purpose of the data processing
    A registration of the user is necessary to fulfill a contract with the user or to carry out pre-contractual measures.

  4. Duration of storage
    The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary for the purpose of its collection.
    This is the case during the registration process for the performance of a contract or for the performance of a pre-contractual action if the data are no longer necessary for the performance of the contract.
    Even after the conclusion of the contract, there may be a need to store personal data of the contracting party in order to comply with contractual or legal obligations, in particular to comply with tax and commercial retention periods.

  5. Possibilities for opposition and elimination
    As a user, you have the option of deleting your customer account at any time.
    You can change the data stored about you at any time. For this purpose, a message to the contact address described in section 1 is sufficient.
    Alternatively, you can make a deletion or change via a designated function in the customer account. If the data is required to fulfill a contract or to carry out pre-contractual measures, premature deletion of the data is only possible, unless contractual or legal obligations preclude deletion.

VI. E-mail contact

  1. Description and scope of data processing
    On our website is a contact via e-mail available, which can be used for electronic contact.
    In this case, the user’s personal data transmitted by e-mail will be stored. In this context, there is no disclosure of the data to third parties. The data is used exclusively for processing the conversation.

  2. Legal basis for data processing
    The legal basis for the processing of the data, which is transmitted in the course of sending an e-mail, is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. GDPR. If the e-mail contact is intended to conclude a contract, the additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 (1) lit. b GDPR.

  3. Purpose of the data processing
    The processing of personal data from the input mask is solely for processing the contact. In the case of contact via e-mail, this also includes the required legitimate interest in the processing of the data.

  4. Duration of storage
    The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary for the purpose of its collection.
    For the personal data sent by e-mail, this is the case when the respective conversation with the user has endd. The conversation is ended when it can be inferred from the circumstances that the relevant facts have been finally clarified.
    The additional personal data collected during the sending process will be deleted at the latest after a period of seven days.

  5. Possibilities for opposition and elimination
    If the user contacts us by e-mail, he may object to the storage of his personal data at any time. In such a case, the conversation can not continue. Incidentally, the revocation takes place by means of a message to the e-mail address specified under number I. All personal data stored in the course of contacting will be deleted in this case.

VII. Newsletter

  1. Description and scope of data processing
    We offer you on our website the possibility to subscribe to a free newsletter.
    Diese Daten umfassen: The data from the input mask are transmitted to us when registering for the newsletter. These data include:

    a) Name
    b) e-Mail-address

    In addition, the following data is collected upon registration:

    a) IP address of the calling computer
    b) Date and time

    For the processing of the data, your consent is obtained during the registration process and reference is made to this privacy policy.

    In connection with the processing of data for the sending of newsletters, there is no disclosure of the data to third parties. The data will be used exclusively for sending the newsletter.

  2. Legal basis for data processing
    Legal basis for the processing of the data after registration for the newsletter by the user is in the presence of a consent of the user Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR. To obtain consent, we use the so-called double opt-in procedure. In this procedure, we will only send you a newsletter by e-mail if you have previously explicitly confirmed to us that we should activate the newsletter service. To do this, we will first send you a confirmation e-mail asking you to confirm that you wish to receive our newsletter by clicking on the link in this e-mail.

  3. Purpose of the data processing
    The collection of the user’s e-mail address serves to deliver the newsletter. The collection of other personal data in the context of the registration process serves to prevent misuse of the services or the email address used.

  4. Duration of storage
    The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary for the purpose of its collection.
    The e-mail address of the user is therefore stored as long as the subscription to the newsletter is active. The other personal data collected during the registration process will normally be deleted after a period of seven days.

  5. Possibilities for opposition and elimination
    Subscription to the newsletter may be terminated at any time by the user concerned. For this purpose, there is a corresponding link in each newsletter. You can also unsubscribe from the newsletter via the contact specified under point 1.

VIII. Orders via our webshop

  1. Description and scope of data processing:
    You can order from us as a guest without previous registration or register as a customer for future orders. Registration has the advantage for you that you only have to enter your e-mail address and your chosen password for future orders.

    The personal data are entered in the input mask and transmitted to us and stored. If you place an order on our website, the following data will be sent to us:

    a) Surname, first name:
    b) E-Mail address
    c) address

    In addition, the following data is collected upon registration:

    a) IP address of the calling computer
    b) Date and time

  2. Legal basis for data processing
    The legal basis for processing the data after placing your order is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR.
    As we also obtain your consent to the processing of the data during the ordering process, further legal basis is Art. 6 lit. a GDPR.

  3. Purpose of the data processing
    The processing of the personal data from the input mask is solely for the processing of your order and for the mutual fulfillment of the obligations of the purchase contract. In the case of contact via e-mail, this also includes the required legitimate interest in the processing of the data. The collection of this data is thus in particular for the purpose of being able to identify you as our customer, to process their order, fulfill and process them, to be able to correspond with you, to invoice, to settle any liability claims and to assert any claims against You to ensure the technical administration of our website and to manage our customer data.

  4. Duration of storage
    The personal data collected by us for the processing of your order will be stored until the expiration of the statutory retention obligation and then deleted, unless, in accordance with Article 6 para. 1 lit. c GDPR we are obliged to retain for a longer period of time due to tax and commercial requirements for storage and documentation, or you are required to make further storage in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR have consented. The additional personal data collected during the sending process will be deleted at the latest after a period of seven days.

  5. Possibilities for opposition and elimination
    If the user makes an order through our shop, there is no right of objection regarding the collected personal data.

IX. Payments through our website: PayPal and SOFORT Überweisung

  1. Payment via PayPal
    To process your payment, you have the option of using the services of the payment service provider PayPal (Europe) S.à r.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg (“PayPal”). You will be redirected to PayPal’s website following your order. For you, this indicates that you are leaving our website and accessing external content.
    The local collection, use and storage of your data is solely the responsibility of PayPal as a site operator.
    For details, please read PayPal’s Privacy Policy at https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full.

  2. Payment via SOFORT Überweisung
    To process your payment, you have the option on our side, via Sofortüberweisung (SOFORT Transfer), a TÜV-certified online payment system based on online banking with PIN / TAN input for the safe and quick processing of your online purchases of the SOFORT GmbH, Fußbergstraße 1, 82131 Gauting, Germany. All you need is an account number, bank code, PIN and TAN. After submitting your order, you will automatically be redirected to the secure payment form of SOFORT GmbH. After successful transfer, you will receive a transaction confirmation. At this moment we receive the transfer credit. In principle, every Internet user can use the Sofortüberweisung as a payment method, if he has an unlocked online banking account with PIN / TAN procedure.
    Please check in advance if your bank supports this service. Information can be found at https://www.sofort.com/ger-DE/general/fuer-kaeufer/fragen-und-antworten/.

    The personal data are entered in the input mask and transmitted to us and stored. If you place an order on our website, the following data will be sent to us:

    • Name, surname
    • E-Mail address
    • Address

    In addition, the following data is collected at registration:

    • IP address of the calling computer
    • Datum und Uhrzeit
  3. Legal basis for data processing
    The legal basis for processing the data after placing your order is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR. As we also obtain your consent to the processing of the data during the ordering process, further legal basis is Art. 6 lit. a GDPR.

  4. Purpose of the data processing
    The processing of the personal data from the input mask is solely for the processing of your order and for the mutual fulfillment of the obligations of the purchase contract. In the case of contact via e-mail, this also includes the required legitimate interest in the processing of the data.
    The collection of this data is thus in particular for the purpose of being able to identify you as our customer, to process your order, to fulfill and process them, to be able to correspond with you, to invoice, to settle any liability claims and to assert any claims against you to ensure the technical administration of our website and to manage our customer data.

  5. Duration of storage
    The personal data collected by us for the processing of your order will be stored until the end of the legal storage period and then deleted, unless, in accordance with Article 6 para. 1 lit. c GDPR we are obliged to retain the data for a longer period of time due to tax and commercial requirements for storage and documentation, or you are required to make further storage in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR have consented. The additional personal data collected during the sending process will be deleted at the latest after a period of seven days.

  6. Possibilities for opposition and elimination
    If the user makes an order through our shop, there is no right of objection regarding the collected personal data.

X. Rights of the person concerned

If we process your personal data you are affected and you have the following rights to the person responsible:

  1. Right of access
    You may ask the person in charge to confirm if personal data concerning you is processed by us.
    Is there such a processing You can request information from the person responsible about the following information:

    a) ther purposes for which personal data are processed;

    b) the categories of personal data that are processed;

    c) the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data relating to you have been disclosed or are still being disclosed;

    d) the planned duration of storage of personal data concerning you or, if specific information is not available, criteria for determining the duration of storage;

    e) the existence of a right to rectification or erasure of personal data concerning you, a right to restriction of processing by the controller or a right to object to this agreement;

    f) the existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority;

    g)all available information on the source of the data if the personal data are not collected from the data subject;

    h) the existence of automated decision-making including profiling in accordance with Article 22 (1) and (4) GDPR and - at least in these cases - provide meaningful information about the logic involved and the scope and intended impact of such processing on the data subject.

    You have the right to request information about whether your personal information relates to a third country or an international organization. In this connection, you can request the appropriate guarantees in accordance with. Art. 46 GDPR in connection with the transfer.

  2. Right to rectification
    You have a right to rectification and / or completion to the responsible person, if the personal data concerning you is incorrect or incomplete. The responsible person must make the correction without delay.

  3. Right to restriction of processing
    You may request the restriction of the processing of your personal data under the following conditions:

    (1) if you deny the accuracy of your personal information for a period of time that enables the controller to verify the accuracy of your personal information;

    (2) the processing is unlawful and you refuse to delete the personal data and instead demand the restriction of the use of personal data;

    (3) the controller no longer requires personal data for the purposes of processing, but you need them to assert, exercise or defend legal claims, or

    (4) if you objected to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 (1) GDPR and it is not yet certain whether the legitimate reasons of the person responsible prevail over your reasons.

    If the processing of personal data concerning you has been restricted, this data may only be used with your consent or for the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims or protecting the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest Union or a Member State. Was the processing restricted by requirements mentioned beforde, you will be informed by the person in charge before the restriction is override.

  4. Right to delete
    a) Obligation to delete
    You may require the person in charge to delete your personal information without delay, and the person in charge will be required to erase that information immediately if any of the following is true:

    (1) Your personal data are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.

    (2) You revoke your consent given to processing in accordance to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a or Art. 9 para. 2 lit. GDPR and there is no other legal basis for processing.

    (3) You enter an objection to the processing in accordance to Art. 21 para. 1 GDPR and there are no prior justifiable reasons for the processing, or you enter an objection to the processing in accordance to Art. 21 para. 2 GDPR.

    (4) Your personal data has been processed unlawfully.

    (5) The deletion of personal data concerning you is required to fulfill a legal obligation under Union law or the law of the Member States to which the person in charge is subject.

    (6) The personal data concerning you were collected in relation to information society services offered pursuant to Art. 8 (1) GDPR.

    b) Information to third parties
    If the person in charge has published the personal data concerning you and is he committed to their deletion in accordance to Article 17 (1) of the GDPR, he shall take appropriate measures, including technical means, to inform data controllers who process the personal data that you have been identified as being affected, taking into account available technology and implementation costs Persons requesting deletion of all links to such personal data or of copies or replications of such personal data.

    c) Exceptions
    The right to erasure does not exist if the processing is necessary

    (1) to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information;

    (2) to fulfill a legal obligation which requires processing under the law of the Union or of the Member States to which the controller is subject or to perform a task of public interest or in the exercise of public authority delegated to the controller;

    (3) for reasons of public interest in the field of public health pursuant to Art. 9 (2) lit. h and i and Art. 9 (3) GDPR;

    (4) for archival purposes of public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes acc. Art. 89 para. 1 GDPR, insofar as the law referred to in subparagraph (a) is likely to render impossible or seriously prejudice the achievement of the objectives of that processing, or

    (5) to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

  5. Right to information
    If you have asserted the right of rectification, deletion or limitation of the processing to the person responsible, he / she must notify all recipients to whom the personal data relating to you have been disclosed, to communicate this correction or deletion of the data or limitation of the processing, unless this proves impossible or involves disproportionate effort. You have a right to the person responsible to be informed about these recipients.

  6. Right to data portability
    You have the right to receive personally identifiable information you provide to the controller in a structured, common and machine-readable format. You also have the right to transfer this data to another person in charge, without hindrance by the person responsible who provided the personal data provides

    (1) the processing is based on a consent in accordance to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR or Art. 9 para. 2 lit. a GDPR or based on a contract in accordance to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR and

    (2) the processing is done using automated procedures
    In exercising this right, you also have the right to obtain that your personal data relating to you are transmitted directly from one person to another, insofar as this is technically feasible. Freedoms and rights of other persons may not be affected.
    The right to data portability does not apply to the processing of personal data, which is necessary for the performance of a task which is in the public interest or in the exercise of public authority and has been entrusted to the controller.

  7. Right of objection
    You have the right to take an objection against the processing of your personal data, which pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. e or f GDPR for reasons that arise from your particular situation at any time. This also applies to profiling based on these provisions
    The person in charge will no longer process the personal data concerning you unless he can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing is for the purpose of enforcing, exercising or defending legal claims.
    If the personal data relating to you are processed in order to operate direct mail, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data for the purposes of such advertising. This also applies to profiling insofar as it is associated with such direct mail.
    If you object to processing for direct marketing purposes, your personal data will no longer be processed for these purposes.
    In the context of the use of information society services, you have - regardeldess of Directive 2002/58/EC - the option of exercising your right to object through automated procedures that use technical specifications.

  8. Right to revoke the data protection consent declaration
    You have the right to revoke your data protection declaration at any time. The revocation of consent does not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation.

  9. Automated decision on an individual basis including profiling
    You have the right not to be subjected to a decision based solely on automated processing that will have legal effect or similarly affect you in a similar manner. This includes also profiling. This does not apply if the decision

    (1) is necessary for the conclusion or performance of a contract between you and the controller

    (2) is permissible on the basis of Union or Member State legislation to which the controller is subject, and that legislation contains appropriate measures to safeguard your rights, freedoms and legitimate interests, or

    (3) is done with your express consent.
    However, these decisions can not be based on special categories of personal data under Art. 9 (1) GDPR, unless Art. 9 (2) lit. a or g GDPR applies and reasonable measures have been taken to protect the rights and freedoms as well as your legitimate interests.
    With regard to the cases referred to in (1) and (3), the person responsible shall take appropriate measures to uphold the rights and freedoms and their legitimate interests, including at least the right to obtain the intervention of a person by the controller, to express his / her own position and heard on challenge of the decision.

  10. Right to complain to a supervisory authority
    Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you shall have the right to complain to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of its residence, place of work or place of alleged infringement, if you believe that the processing of the personal data concerning you is against the GDPR violates.
    The supervisory authority to which the complaint has been submitted shall inform the complainant of the status and results of the complaint, including the possibility of a judicial remedy pursuant to Article 78 of the GDPR.

XI. Existence of automated decision-making

We take privacy seriously. Therefore, we generally do without automatic decision-making or profiling.