Privacy Policy

The responsible authority according to the data protection act is

PEZ International GmbH

Eduard-Haas-Strasse 25
4050 Traun
AUSTRIA

Tel.: 0043/732/38 999-0
Fax: 0043/732/38 999-88
E-mail: office@pez.at

UID: ATU63753968
FN: 297904w
FBG: Landesgericht Linz

Type of business:
Producer and retailer of candy


We take the protection of your personal data very seriously and take the protection

The operator of these pages takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We handle your personal data confidentially and in compliance with statutory data protection regulations and this data privacy statement. The use of our website is normally possible without providing personal data. Insofar as we collect personal data on our pages (such as your name, address or email addresses), this takes place on a voluntary basis, insofar as possible. This data is not transferred to third parties without your express consent.


Collection of general data

When you access our website, information of a general nature is automatically collected. This information (server log files) includes the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your Internet service provider and similar information. This is exclusively information which does not allow any conclusions to be drawn about your person. This information is technically necessary in order to correctly deliver the content you have requested from websites and is mandatory when using the Internet. Anonymous information of this kind is statistically evaluated by us in order to optimize our Internet presence and the technology behind it.

To protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption methods (e.g. SSL) via HTTPS.


Data Collection When You Visit Our Website

When using our website for information only, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, we only collect data that your browser transmits to our server (so-called “server log files”). When you visit our website, we collect the following data that is technically necessary for us to display the website to you:

  • Our visited website
  • Date and time at the moment of access
  • Amount of data sent in bytes
  • Source/reference from which you came to the page
  • Browser used
  • Operating system used
  • IP address used (if applicable: in anonymized form)

Data processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 (1) point f GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website. The data will not be passed on or used in any other way. However, we reserve the right to check the server log files subsequently, if there are any concrete indications of illegal use.


Cookies

In order to make your visit to our website attractive and to enable the use of certain functions, we use so-called cookies on various pages.

What are cookies?

These are small text files that are stored on your end device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the end of the browser session, i.e. after closing your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your terminal and enable us or our partner companies (third-party cookies) to recognize your browser on your next visit (persistent cookies). If cookies are set, they collect and process specific user information such as browser and location data as well as IP address values according to individual requirements. Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may vary depending on the cookie.

In some cases, cookies are used to simplify the ordering process by saving settings (e.g. remembering the content of a virtual shopping basket for a later visit to the website). If personal data are also processed by individual cookies set by us, the processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 (1) point b GDPR either for the execution of the contract or in accordance with Art. 6 (1) point f GDPR to safeguard our legitimate interests in the best possible functionality of the website and a customer-friendly and effective design of the page visit.

We work together with advertising partners who help us to make our website more interesting for you. For this purpose, cookies from partner companies are also stored on your hard drive when you visit our website (third-party cookies). You will be informed individually and separately about the use of such cookies and the scope of the information collected in each case within the following sections.

Please note that you can set your browser in such a way that you are informed about the setting of cookies and you can decide individually about their acceptance or exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally. Each browser differs in the way it manages the cookie settings. This is described in the help menu of each browser, which explains how you can change your cookie settings. You will find these for the respective browsers under the following links:

Internet Explorer:
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies

Firefox:
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/privacy/websites/#cookies

Chrome:
https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=en

Safari:
https://support.apple.com/en-gb/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-website-data-sfri11471/mac

Opera:
http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.20/en/cookies.html

 

Please note that the functionality of our website may be limited if cookies are not accepted.

 

You can also opt out of all tracking cookies on our website for 12 months:
exclude from all personalized cookies


Contacting

In the context of contacting us (e.g. via contact form or e-mail), personal data is collected. Which data is collected in the case of a contact form can be seen from the respective contact form. These data are stored and used exclusively for the purpose of responding to your request or for establishing contact and for the associated technical administration. The legal basis for processing data is our legitimate interest in responding to your request in accordance with Art. 6 (1) point f GDPR. If your contact is aimed at concluding a contract, the additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 (1) point b GDPR. Your data will be deleted after final processing of your enquiry; this is the case if it can be inferred from the circumstances that the facts in question have been finally clarified, provided that there are no legal storage obligations to the contrary.

 

Deletion or blocking of data

We adhere to the principles of data avoidance and minimization. In this regard, we save your personal data only for the time that is necessary to achieve the purposes specified here or for the duration as stipulated by the various storage periods provided for by the legislator. Once the respective purpose no longer applies or after expiry of these time periods, the corresponding data is routinely blocked or deleted in accordance with the statutory provisions.

 

 E-Tracker

This website uses etracker technology (www.etracker.com) to collect visitor behavior data. This data is collected anonymously to be used for marketing and optimization purposes. All visitor data is saved using an anonymous user ID and can be aggregated to a usage profile. Cookies may be used to collect and save this data, but the data remains strictly anonymous. The data will not be used to identify a visitor personally and are not aggregated with any personal data. The collection and storage of data may be refused at any time with respect to subsequent services.


Google reCAPTCHA

We use “Google reCAPTCHA” (hereinafter “reCAPTCHA”) on our websites. This service is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”).

reCAPTCHA is used to check whether the data entered on our website (such as on a contact form) has been entered by a human or by an automated program. To do this, reCAPTCHA analyzes the behavior of the website visitor based on various characteristics. This analysis starts automatically as soon as the website visitor enters the website. For the anlysis, reCAPTCHA evaluates various information (e.g. IP address, how long the visitor has been on the website, or mouse movements made by the user). The data collected during the analysis will be forwarded to Google.

The reCAPTCHA analyses take place completely in the background. Website visitors are not advised that such an analysis is taking place.

Data processing is based on Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in protecting its site from abusive automated crawling and spam.

For more information about Google reCAPTCHA and Google’s privacy policy, please visit the following links: https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/ and https://www.google.com/recaptcha/intro/android.html.

 

Google Web Fonts

This site uses so-called web fonts, provided by Google, for the uniform representation of fonts. When you call up a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly. To do this, the browser you use must connect to Google's servers. As a result, Google learns that our website has been accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web Fonts is in the interest of a consistent and attractive presentation of our online services. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. If your browser does not support web fonts, a default font will be used by your computer.

More information about Google Web Fonts can be found at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google's Privacy Policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

 

Google Maps

This site uses the mapping service Google Maps via an API. Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
To use the features of Google Maps, it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is usually transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the United States. The provider of this site has no influence on this data transfer. The use of Google Maps is in the interest of a pleasing presentation of our online offers and an easy findability of the places we have indicated on the website. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

For more information on how to handle user data, please refer to Google's Privacy Policy: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.


Use of YouTube-Videos

Our website uses plugins from the Google-powered YouTube page. Site operator is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you visit one of our YouTube plug-in-enabled sites, you will be connected to the servers of YouTube. It tells the YouTube server which of our pages you've visited. If you're logged into your YouTube account, YouTube will allow you to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.

To this end, the extended data protection mode is used to ensure, according to provider information, that user information will only be stored once the playback function of the video is started. When the playback of embedded YouTube videos is started, the provider sets “YouTube” cookies in order to collect information about user behavior. According to indications from Youtube, the use of those cookies is intended, among other things, to record video statistics, to improve user-friendliness and to avoid improper actions. If you are logged in to Google, your information will be directly associated with your account when you click on a video. If you do not wish to be associated with your profile on YouTube, you must log out before activating the button. Google saves your data (even for users who are not logged in) as usage profiles and evaluates them. Such an evaluation takes place in particular according to Art. 6 (1) point f GDPR on the basis of the legitimate interests of Google in the insertion of personalized advertising, market research and/or demand-oriented design of its website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles, whereby you must contact YouTube to exercise this right.

Regardless of whether the embedded video is played back, a connection to the Google network “double click” is established when visiting this website. This may trigger further data processing beyond our control. Further information on YouTube data protection can be found in the provider’s data protection statement at: www.google.com/policies/privacy/

 

Privacy Policy for the use of Twitter

Functions of the Twitter service are integrated on our sites. These features are available through Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA.
By using Twitter and the "Re-Tweet" function, the websites you visit are linked to your Twitter account and shared with other users. This data is also transmitted to Twitter. We point out that we as the provider of the pages are not aware of the content of the transmitted data and their use by Twitter. For more information, see the Twitter Privacy Policy at https://twitter.com/de/privacy .

You can change your privacy settings on Twitter in the account settings at https://twitter.com/settings/account .

 

Privacy Policy for the use of Instagram

We also integrate functions of the online service Instagram on our website. Provider of these features is the Instagram Inc. It is located in the US, CA 94025, 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park. The Instagram button allows you to visit our pages linking to your Instagram account, if you are logged in to Instagram. Instagram receives the information about your visit to our website and can assign this visit to your Instagram profile. We are not aware of the content of the transmitted information or its use by Instagram. You can find more information about Instagram data collection and use in the Instagram Privacy Policy at https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388 .


Privacy Policy for the use of Facebook-Plug-ins (Like-Button)

On our websites plug-ins of the social network Facebook, Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA are integrated. You recognise these plugins by the Facebook logo or the Like-Button on our site. For an overview of Facebook plugins, please see here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.

If you visit our websites, a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is established by this plug-in. By that Facebook receives information that you have visited our websites with your IP-address. If you click the Facebook “Like” button while you are logged on to your Facebook account you may link the contents of our websites to your Facebook account. Thereby Facebook can associate your visit of our websites to your Facebook account. We would like to point out that we as providers of these websites do not obtain knowledge about the contents of the transmitted data as well as the use of such by Facebook. For further information, please check the Privacy Policy of Facebook under https://www.facebook.com/policy.php.

If you do not wish that Facebook associates your visit of our websites to your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook account.

 

Google AdWords Conversion Tacking

This website uses the "Google AdWords Conversion Tracking" function of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States ("Google"). Google AdWords Conversion Tracking uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and enable analysis of your use of the website if you have clicked on a Google advert. The cookies are effective for a maximum of 90 days. Personal information is not stored in the process. For as long as the cookie is effective, Google and we as website operators can recognise that you have clicked on an advert and reached a specified target page (e.g. order confirmation page, newsletter subscription). These cookies cannot be tracked across multiple websites by different AdWords users. The cookie compiles conversion statistics in "Google AdWords". These statistics record the number of users who have clicked on one of our adverts. They also count how many users have reached a target page that has been given a "conversion tag". These statistics do not contain any data by which you can be identified, however. You can prevent the storage of cookies on your hard drive by selecting "do not accept cookies " in your browser settings (In MS Internet Explorer under "Extras > Internet Options > Data Protection > Preference"; in Firefox under "Extras > Preferences > Data Protection > Cookies"); we would like to point out however that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website fully. By using this website, you are agreeing to the processing of the data collected by Google about you in the ways described above and for the purposes also described above. You can find further information on how Google conversion-data is used and Google’s data protection policy at: http://www.google.de/policies/privacy/.


Use of the shipping service provider "MailChimp"

The newsletter is distributed via MailChimp, a newsletter shipping platform of Rocket Science Group, LLC, 675 Ponce De Leon, NE # 5000, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA.

The e-mail addresses of our newsletter recipients, as well as their other information described in these notes, are stored on the servers of MailChimp in the USA. MailChimp uses this information to send and evaluate the newsletters on our behalf. Furthermore, MailChimp may, according to its own information, use this data to optimize or improve its own services, e.g. for the technical optimization of the shipping and the presentation of the newsletter or for economic purposes, to determine from which countries the recipients come. However, MailChimp does not use the data of our newsletter recipients to write them down or to pass them on to third parties. We rely on the reliability, IT and data security of MailChimp. MailChimp is certified under the US-EU privacy shield "Privacy Shield" and is committed to complying with EU data protection requirements. Furthermore, we have concluded a data processing agreement with MailChimp. This is a contract in which MailChimp pledges to protect the data of our users, to process it in accordance with its privacy policy on our behalf and, in particular, not to disclose it to third parties.

 

You can view the privacy policy of MailChimp here https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/.

 

Newsletter

If you would like to receive the newsletter we require you an e-mail address. Optional we ask you to indicate your first and last name, which we use exclusively to personalize the newsletter. We use this data exclusively for sending the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties.

When registering to receive the Newsletter, we will store your IP address. This stored information is used as proof in case a third-party misuses an email-address and logs into the account without the knowledge of the person for whom the newsletter is intended.

 

SSL Encryption

This website uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of personal data and other confidential content (e.g. orders or inquiries to the controller). You can recognize an encrypted connection by the character string https:// and the lock symbol in your browser line. 

 

Right to Information, Deletion, Blocking

You have the right to be informed about your person-related data, their origin and addressee and the purpose of data processing as well as the right to correction, blocking or deletion of those data at any time and free of charge. For further questions and questions concerning person-related data, feel free to contact us under the address published in the impressum/legal notice.


Amendment to our data protection regulations

We reserve the right to make amendments to this privacy statement on occasion so that it corresponds to the current legal requirements, or to incorporate changes in our services into the privacy statement, e.g. for the introduction of new services. The new privacy statement will then apply to your next visit.


Questions on data protection:

Upon request we can also notify you in writing whether and which of your personal data is stored. Please contact datenschutz@pez.at by e-mail for this purpose.

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