Privacy policy

The person responsible for data processing is:
Yarn Studios GmbH
Ronsdorfer Strasse 143
Dusseldorf
Germany

datenschutz@yarnstudios.com

Thank you for your interest in our online shop. The protection of your privacy is very important to us. In the following we will inform you in detail about how we handle your data.

1. Access data and hosting

You can visit our website without giving any personal information. Each time a website is called up, the web server only automatically saves a so-called server log file, e.g. contains the name of the requested file, your IP address, the date and time of the call, the amount of data transferred and the requesting provider (access data) and documents the call.

This access data is evaluated exclusively for the purpose of ensuring trouble-free operation of the site and improving our offer. According to Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR to safeguard our predominantly legitimate interests in the correct presentation of our offer. All access data will be deleted no later than seven days after the end of your visit to the website.

Third party hosting services
As part of processing on our behalf, a third party provider provides us with the hosting and presentation of the website. All data that is collected as part of the use of this website or in the forms provided in the online shop as described below are processed on its servers. Processing on other servers only takes place within the framework explained here.

This service provider is located within a country of the European Union or the European Economic Area.

2. Data collection and use for contract processing, establishing contact and opening a customer account

We collect personal data if you voluntarily provide it to us as part of your order or when you contact us (e.g. using the contact form or email). Mandatory fields are marked as such, because in these cases we need the data to process the contract or to process your contact and you cannot send the order or contact without them. Which data is collected can be seen from the respective input forms. We use the data you provide to process contracts and your inquiries in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. b GDPR.
Insofar as you have given your consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR by deciding to open a customer account, we will use your data for the purpose of opening a customer account. Further information on the processing of your data, in particular on the transfer to our service providers for the purpose of order, payment and shipping processing, can be found in the following sections of this data protection declaration.
After the contract has been fully processed or your customer account has been deleted, your data will be restricted for further processing and after expiry of the retention periods under tax and commercial law in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. c GDPR, unless you expressly consent to further use of your data in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR or we reserve the right to use data beyond this that is permitted by law and about which we will inform you in this declaration. The deletion of your customer account is possible at any time and can be done either by sending a message to the contact option described in this data protection declaration or using a function provided for this in the customer account.

3. Data transfer

To fulfill the contract according to Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. b GDPR, we pass on your data to the shipping company commissioned with the delivery, insofar as this is necessary for the delivery of the goods ordered. Depending on which payment service provider you select in the ordering process, we will pass on the payment data collected for this purpose to the credit institute commissioned with the payment and, if applicable, to the payment service provider commissioned by us or to the selected payment service. In some cases, the selected payment service providers also collect this data themselves if you create an account there. In this case, you must log in to the payment service provider with your access data during the ordering process. The data protection declaration of the respective payment service provider applies in this respect.

Data transfer to shipping service providers
If you have given us your express consent to this during or after your order, we will give you your consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR forwards your e-mail address to the selected shipping service provider so that they can contact you before delivery for the purpose of delivery notification or coordination.

The consent can be revoked at any time by sending a message to the contact option described below or directly to the shipping service provider at the contact address listed below. After revocation, we will delete the data you have provided for this purpose, unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data or we reserve the right to use data beyond this, which is permitted by law and about which we will inform you in this declaration.
DHL Paket GmbH
Sträßchensweg 10
53113 Bonn
Germany

DHL Express Germany GmbH
Heinrich-Brüning-Str. 5
53113 Bonn
Germany

Data transfer for the purpose of age verification
If your order includes goods whose sale is subject to age restrictions, we use a reliable process that includes a personal identity and age check to ensure that the customer has reached the required minimum age. For this purpose, the SCHUFA Identity Check is used on our website. This service is operated by SCHUFA Holding AG, Kormoranweg 5, 65201 Wiesbaden.
In order to ensure the required minimum age, individual personal data (e.g. name, address and date of birth) are transmitted to SCHUFA Holding AG. A so-called identity check with Q-Bit is then carried out, which was positively assessed by the Commission for Youth Media Protection (KJM) for age verification.
The data transmission serves in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR to safeguard our legitimate interests, which are predominant in the context of a weighing up of interests, in ensuring an offer that complies with youth protection law and safeguarding the legal provisions for the protection of minors.
A credit check does not take place in this respect.

After the contract has been fully processed and after the retention periods under tax and commercial law have expired, your data processed for this purpose will be deleted unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data or we reserve the right to use data beyond this, which is permitted by law and beyond which we inform you in this declaration.

Data transfer to debt collection agencies
To fulfill the contract according to Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. b GDPR, we pass on your data to a commissioned debt collection company if our payment claim has not been paid despite a previous reminder. In this case, the debt will be collected directly from the debt collection company. In addition, the forwarding serves to safeguard our predominantly legitimate interests in an effective assertion or enforcement of our payment claim in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR.

4. Email newsletters

Email advertising with registration for the newsletter
If you register for our newsletter, we use the data required for this or separately provided by you in order to regularly send you our e-mail newsletter based on your consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR.

Unsubscribing from the newsletter is possible at any time and can be done either by sending a message to the contact option described below or via a link provided in the newsletter. After unsubscribing, we will delete your e-mail address from the recipient list, unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data or we reserve the right to use data beyond this, which is permitted by law and about which we will inform you in this declaration.

E-mail advertising without registering for the newsletter and your right of objection
If we receive your e-mail address in connection with the sale of a product or service and you have not objected, we reserve the right to offer you regular offers on similar products as those already purchased on the basis of Section 7 (3) UWG , from our range by email. This serves to safeguard our legitimate interests, which are predominant in the context of a weighing of interests, in addressing our customers with advertising.
You can object to this use of your e-mail address at any time by sending a message to the contact option described below or via a link provided in the advertising e-mail without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs.

The newsletter is sent as part of processing on our behalf by a service provider to whom we pass on your e-mail address.

This service provider is located in a country outside the European Union for which the European Commission has determined an appropriate level of data protection by resolution.

5. Use of data for payment processing

Identity and credit checks when choosing Klarna payment services
If you choose Klarna's payment services, we ask for your consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR that we are allowed to transmit the data necessary for processing the payment and an identity and credit check to Klarna. In Germany you can use Klarnas for the identity and credit check Data protection named credit agencies are used.
Klarna uses the information received about the statistical probability of a payment default for a balanced decision on the establishment, implementation or termination of the contractual relationship.
You can revoke your consent at any time by sending a message to the contact details below. As a result, we may no longer be able to offer you certain payment options. You can revoke your consent to this use of personal data at any time to Klarna.

6. Integration of the Trusted Shops Trustbadge

The Trusted Shops Trustbadge is integrated on this website to display our Trusted Shops seal of approval and any reviews that may have been collected, as well as to offer Trusted Shops products to buyers after an order has been placed.

This serves to safeguard our legitimate interests, which predominate in the context of a weighing up of interests, in optimal marketing by enabling safe shopping in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR. The Trustbadge and the services advertised with it are an offer from Trusted Shops GmbH, Subbelrather Str.15C, 50823 Cologne. The Trustbadge is provided by a CDN provider (Content Delivery Network) as part of order processing. Trusted Shops GmbH also uses service providers from the USA. An adequate level of data protection is ensured. You can find more information on data protection at Trusted Shops GmbH here.

When the Trustbadge is called up, the web server automatically saves a so-called server log file, which also contains your IP address, the date and time of the call, the amount of data transferred and the requesting provider (access data) and documents the call. Individual access data are stored in a security database for the analysis of security issues. The log files are automatically deleted no later than 90 days after creation.

Further personal data is transferred to Trusted Shops GmbH if you decide to use Trusted Shops products after completing an order or if you have already registered for use. The contractual agreement made between you and Trusted Shops applies. For this purpose, personal data is automatically collected from the order data. Whether you as a buyer is already registered for a product use is automatically checked using a neutral parameter, the email address hashed via a cryptological one-way function. The e-mail address is converted into this hash value, which cannot be decrypted for Trusted Shops, before transmission. After checking for a match, the parameter is automatically deleted.

This is for the fulfillment of our and Trusted Shops ‘overriding legitimate interests in the provision of the buyer protection linked to the specific order and the transactional evaluation services according to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR required. Further details, including the objection, can be found in the Trusted Shops data protection declaration linked above and in the Trustbadge.

7. Cookies and web analysis

In order to make visiting our website attractive and to enable the use of certain functions, to display suitable products or for market research, we use so-called cookies on various pages, provided that you have given your consent to this in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR.

Cookies are small text files that are automatically saved on your device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted at the end of the browser session, i.e. after you close your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your device and enable us to recognize your browser on your next visit (persistent cookies). You can see the duration of the storage in the overview in the cookie settings of your web browser. You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and individually decide whether to accept them or to exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general. If you do not accept cookies, the functionality of our website may be restricted. Each browser differs in the way it manages cookie settings. This is described in the help menu of every browser, which explains how you can change your cookie settings. You can find these for the respective browser under the following links:

Microsoft Edge ™ / Safari ™ / Chrome ™ / Firefox ™ / Opera ™

In addition, you can revoke your consent at any time by sending a message to the contact option described in the data protection declaration.

Use of Google (Universal) Analytics for web analysis
Insofar as you have given your consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR, this website uses Google (Universal) Analytics for website analysis. The web analysis service is provided by Google Ireland Limited, a company incorporated and operated under Irish law with its registered office at Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland. (www.google.de). Google (Universal) Analytics uses methods that enable your use of the website to be analyzed, such as cookies. The automatically collected information about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. By activating the IP anonymization on this website, the IP address is shortened before it is transmitted within the 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 transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there in exceptional cases. The anonymized IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is generally not merged with other Google data. After the purpose and the end of the use of Google Analytics by us, the data collected in this context will be deleted.

As far as information is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the USA, the American company Google LLC is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield. A current certificate can here can be viewed. Based on this agreement between the USA and the European Commission, the latter has determined an adequate level of data protection for companies certified under the Privacy Shield.

You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de. This prevents the collection of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google.

As an alternative to the browser plug-in, you can click this link to prevent Google Analytics from collecting data on this website in the future. An opt-out cookie will be stored on your device. If you delete your cookies, you will be asked again for your consent.

8. Online Marketing

Google Ads Remarketing
We use Google Ads to advertise this website in Google search results and on third-party websites. If you have given us your consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR, the so-called remarketing cookie from Google is set when you visit our website, which automatically enables interest-based advertising by means of a pseudonymous CookieID and based on the pages you have visited. After the purpose and end of the use of Google Ads Remarketing by us, the data collected in this context will be deleted.
Any further data processing will only take place if you have agreed with Google that your web and app browser history will be linked by Google to your Google account and that information from your Google account will be used to personalize advertisements that you will find on the web see. In this case, if you are logged in to Google while visiting our website, Google will use your data together with Google Analytics data to create and define target group lists for cross-device remarketing. For this purpose, your personal data is temporarily linked by Google with Google Analytics data in order to form target groups.
Google Ads is an offer from Google Ireland Limited, a company incorporated and operated under Irish law with its registered office at Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland (www.google.de). As far as information is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the USA, the American company Google LLC is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield. A current certificate can here can be viewed. Based on this agreement between the USA and the European Commission, the latter has determined an adequate level of data protection for companies certified under the Privacy Shield.
You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future by using the remarketing cookie link deactivate. You can also contact the Digital Advertising Alliance Inform about the setting of cookies and make settings for this.

Google reCAPTCHA
For the purpose of protecting against misuse of our web forms and against spam, we use the Google reCAPTCHA service as part of some of the forms on this website. Google reCAPTCHA is an offer from Google Ireland Limited, a company incorporated and operated under Irish law with its registered office at Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland. (www.google.de). By checking manual entries, this service prevents automated software (so-called bots) from carrying out abusive activities on the website. According to Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR to safeguard our predominantly legitimate interests in protecting our website from misuse and in a trouble-free presentation of our online presence.

Google reCAPTCHA uses a code integrated into the website, a so-called JavaScript, within the scope of the verification, methods that enable an analysis of the use of the website by you, such as cookies. The automatically collected information about your use of this website, including your IP address, is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. In addition, other cookies stored in your browser by Google services are evaluated by Google reCAPTCHA.
Reading out or saving of personal data from the input fields of the respective form does not take place.

As far as information is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the USA, the American company Google LLC is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield. A current certificate can here can be viewed. Based on this agreement between the USA and the European Commission, the latter has determined an adequate level of data protection for companies certified under the Privacy Shield.

You can prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the JavaScript or the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by executing it in your browser settings prevent JavaScript or the setting of cookies. Please note that this may restrict the functionality of our website for your use.

You can find more information on Google's data protection policy here.

Google Fonts
The script code "Google Fonts" is integrated on this website. Google Fonts is an offer from Google Ireland Limited, a company incorporated and operated under Irish law with its registered office at Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland. (www.google.de). This serves to safeguard our legitimate interests, which predominate in the context of a weighing of interests, in a uniform presentation of the content on our website in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. In this context, a connection is established between the browser you are using and the Google servers. This gives Google knowledge that our website has been accessed via your IP address.
As far as information is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the USA, the American company Google LLC is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield. A current certificate can here can be viewed. Based on this agreement between the USA and the European Commission, the latter has determined an adequate level of data protection for companies certified under the Privacy Shield. You can find more information about data processing by Google in the Data protection information from Google.

9. Social media

Use of social plugins from Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest

So-called social plugins (“plugins”) are used by social networks on our website.

When you call up a page on our website that contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to the servers of the respective social network. The content of the plug-in is transmitted directly to your browser by the respective provider and integrated into the page. By integrating the plugins, the providers receive the information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page of our website, even if you do not have a profile or are not currently logged in. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted directly from your browser to a server of the respective provider (possibly in the USA) and stored there. If you are logged in to one of the services, the providers can directly assign your visit to our website to your profile in the respective social network. If you interact with the plugins, for example press the “Like” or “Share” button, the corresponding information is also transmitted directly to a server of the provider and stored there. The information is also published on the social network and shown to your contacts there. This serves to safeguard our predominantly legitimate interests in the optimal marketing of our offer in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR.

If you do not want the social networks to assign the data collected via our website directly to your profile in the respective service, you must log out of the relevant service before visiting our website. You can completely prevent the loading of the plugins with add-ons for your browser, e.g. B. with the script blocker "NoScript“.

Our online presence on Facebook, Youtube, Instagram, Pinterest

Our presence on social networks and platforms serves for better, active communication with our customers and interested parties. There we provide information about our products and current special promotions.
When you visit our online presence on social media, your data can be automatically collected and saved for market research and advertising purposes. Using pseudonyms, so-called usage profiles are created from this data. These can be used to e.g. To place advertisements inside and outside the platforms that presumably correspond to your interests. For this purpose, cookies are usually used on your device. The visitor behavior and the interests of the user are stored in these cookies. According to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. GDPR to safeguard our legitimate interests, which predominate in the context of a weighing of interests, in an optimized presentation of our offer and effective communication with customers and interested parties. If you are asked for your consent (consent) to the data processing by the respective social media platform operator, e.g. With the help of a checkbox, the legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR.
As far as the aforementioned social media platforms are headquartered in the USA, the following applies: For the USA, the European Commission has issued an adequacy decision. This goes back to the EU-US Privacy Shield. A current certificate for the respective company can here can be viewed.
The detailed information on the processing and use of the data by the providers on their pages as well as a contact option and your related rights and setting options to protect your privacy, in particular options for objection (opt-out), can be found in the data protection information of the providers linked below. If you still need help in this regard, you can contact us.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/
The data processing takes place on the basis of an agreement between jointly responsible persons according to Art. 26 GDPR, which you here can see.
You can find further information on data processing when visiting a Facebook fan page (information on Insights data) here.

Google / YouTube: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de

Instagram: https://help.instagram.com/519522125107875

Pinterest: https://about.pinterest.com/de/privacy-policy

Opposition option (opt-out):

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=ads

Google / YouTube: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated?hl=de

Instagram: https://help.instagram.com/519522125107875

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.de/settings

10. Sending evaluation reminders by email

Evaluation reminder by Trusted Shops
If you have given us your express consent to this during or after your order in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR, we will transmit your e-mail address to Trusted Shops GmbH, Subbelrather Str.15c, 50823 Cologne (www.trustedshops.de) so that they can send you a review reminder by email.

This consent can be revoked at any time by sending a message to the contact option described below or directly to Trusted Shops.

11. Contact options and your rights

As a data subject, you have the following rights:

  • in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR the right to request information about your personal data processed by us to the extent specified therein;
  • In accordance with Art. 16 GDPR, you have the right to immediately request the correction of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored by us;
  • In accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, you have the right to request the deletion of your personal data stored by us, unless further processing
    • to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information;
    • to fulfill a legal obligation;
    • for reasons of public interest or
    • is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims;
  • according to Art. 18 GDPR the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data, insofar as
    • you dispute the correctness of the data;
    • the processing is unlawful, but you refuse to delete it;
    • we no longer need the data, but you need them to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or
    • You have lodged an objection to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR;
  • In accordance with Art. 20 GDPR, you have the right to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request that it be transmitted to another person responsible;
  • In accordance with Art. 77 GDPR, you have the right to complain to a supervisory authority. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or work or our company headquarters.

If you have any questions about the collection, processing or use of your personal data, information, correction, restriction or deletion of data as well as revocation of granted consent or objection to a specific use of data, please contact us directly using the contact details in our imprint.

Right to object
Insofar as we process personal data as explained above in order to safeguard our legitimate interests, which are predominant in the context of a weighing up of interests, you can object to this processing with effect for the future. If the processing is carried out for the purposes of direct marketing, you can exercise this right at any time as described above. If the processing is carried out for other purposes, you only have a right of objection if there are reasons that arise from your particular situation.

After exercising your right of objection, we will no longer process your personal data for these purposes, unless we can prove compelling legitimate reasons for the processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or if the processing requires the assertion, exercise or defense of Serves legal claims

This does not apply if the processing is carried out for direct marketing purposes. Then we will no longer process your personal data for this purpose.