The protection of your personal data is particularly important for ShoeStories. This also applies to the handling of your data during your internet session on the websites of ShoeStories. We comply with the law of the Data Protection Act (BDSG), the German Teleservices Act (TMG) and other applicable data protection regulations.
Basically, you can call the web pages of ShoeStories without leaving any information about yourself.
A further collection, use, storage and processing of your personal data will only take place, if you have given us your separate, voluntary and express consent.
ShoeStories furthermore will not share information with third parties unless you have given us your express consent. Your information will not be sold, rented or exchanged.
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The Cookies We Set
This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.
This site offers e-commerce or payment facilities and some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly.
When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.
Third Party Cookies
This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.
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The Google AdSense service we use to serve advertising uses a DoubleClick cookie to serve more relevant ads across the web and limit the number of times that a given ad is shown to you.
For more information on Google AdSense see the official Google AdSense privacy FAQ.
Several partners advertise on our behalf and affiliate tracking cookies simply allow us to see if our customers have come to the site through one of our partner sites so that we can credit them appropriately and where applicable allow our affiliate partners to provide any bonus that they may provide you for making a purchase.
We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Youtube, Google+, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.
If you send us inquiries via the contact form, your details from the inquiry form, including your provided contact details, will be stored in order to process the request and in case of follow-up questions. We will not share this information without your given sonsent.
If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website of ShoeStories, we need your e-mail address, as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the specified e-mail address and that you agree to receive the newsletter. Further data is not collected. We use this data exclusively for the delivery of the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties.
The granted consent to the storage of the data, the e-mail address and the use of sending the newsletter can be revoked at any time, for example via the "unsubscribe" link in the newsletter.
Your privacy settings on Twitter can be changed in the Account Settings at: http://twitter.com/account/settings
Our pages use features of Google+. Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Collect and share information: Use the Google + button to post information worldwide. The Google + button will provide you and other users with personalized content from Google and our partners. Google stores both the information that you + 1'd for a piece of content and information about the page you viewed when you clicked +1. Your + 1's may appear alongside your profile name and photo in Google services, such as search results or in your Google profile, or elsewhere on websites and ads on the web.
Google records information about your +1 activities to improve Google services for you and others. To use the Google + button, you'll need a globally visible, public Google profile that has at least the name chosen for the profile. This name will be used in all Google services. In some cases, this name may also replace a different name you used when sharing content through your Google Account. The identity of your Google Profile may be displayed to users who know your email address or have other identifying information from you.
Functions of the service Instagram are integrated on our sides. These features are provided by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, United States. If you are logged into your Instagram account, you can link the contents of our pages to your Instagram profile by clicking on the Instagram button. This allows Instagram to associate the visit to our pages with your user account. 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 Instagram.
On our web page, we are using social plugins from the Pinterest social network operated by Pinterest Inc., 808 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA 94103-490, USA ("Pinterest"). If you visit a page that contains such a plugin, your browser connects directly to the servers of Pinterest. The plugin transmits protocol data to the server of Pinterest in the USA. This log data may include your IP address, the address of the Web sites you visit, including Pinterest features, browser type and settings, date and time of the request, how you use Pinterest, and cookies.
Our website uses plugins from Google-powered YouTube page. Site operator is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our YouTube plug-in-enabled sites, you will be connected to the servers of YouTube. The Youtube server will be informed which of our pages you have visited.
If you're logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube allows you to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
This site uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of sensitive content, such as the requests you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection by changing the address line of the browser from "http: //" to "https: //" and the lock symbol in your browser line.
If SSL encryption is enabled, the data you submit to us can not be read by third parties.
Right to information and withdrawal
You can withdraw your consent of the collection, usage, storage and processing of your personal data at any time without giving reasons.
However, this can have the effect that ShoeStories is no longer able to fulfil their offers (forwarding of a newsletter, creation of an offer, response to a request etc.) in this situation. Liabilities of ShoeStories as well as the assertion of claims for damages are excluded in this case.
Please send your revocation via eMail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren't sure whether you need or not it's usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. However if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods.
Phone: 0049-2822 9575848
This is a translation of a German text. In cases of doubt, the text of the German original is valid, which can be found here.