Data Protection Policy

General information

The protection of your personal data is important to us. This data protection policy refers to personal data that you make available to us or from which your personal data can be derived. With the following information we would like to inform you about our handling of your personal data, which can be used directly or indirectly for the identification of natural persons.

Controller and data protection officer

The controller is

Asia Pins Direct GmbH
Teltower Damm 281-283
14167 Berlin – Germany

You can contact our data protection officer:

By e-mail: privacy@asiapinsdirect.de

By mail:

Asia Pins Direct GmbH 

Data Protection Officer
Teltower Damm 281-283
14167 Berlin – Germany

Personal data that we process, purposes of data processing and legal basis

We process your personal data on the basis of legal permissions in accordance with Article 6 (1) (b) of the EU-GDPR (EU General Data Protection Regulation) and, where necessary, on the basis of your consent in accordance with Article 6 (1) letter (a) EU-GDPR.

When you order goods or services from us, we use and process your personal data to process the order process, to fulfil a contract and to provide the goods and services ordered. This includes pre-contractual measures such as answering your questions, transmitting shipping and billing information and handling customer feedback and concerns. Personal data that we collect in this context may be, for example, title, name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, name and address of the company, bank details or your credit card number. We also process your personal data for direct marketing purposes in order to stay in contact with you, for example in the context of product changes, announcements and further information or to receive your feedback on the basis of a legitimate interest in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) EU-GDPR. We process your log files and technical data within the scope of visiting our websites (browser type and version, operating system used, website from which you visit us (referrer URL), website you visit, date and time of your access, your Internet Protocol (IP) address) in order to ensure the structure, use and stability of our websites on the basis of our legitimate interest pursuant to Article 6 (1) (f) EU-GDPR. In addition, we process your personal data exclusively for the purposes for which you have given us your consent. This can be activities in the context of e-mail marketing or telephone calls, for example with product information, newsletters, invitations to trade fairs and events in which you are interested and for whose purposes you have given us your personal data.

Duration of processing of your personal data

We will only store your personal data as long as we need it to fulfil the purposes for which you have transmitted your data to us, if we have a legitimate interest, as required by law, or if you request that we delete it.

Place of data processing and recipient of your personal data

We process your personal data on servers within the European Economic Area (EEA).

For the delivery of goods we must pass on your name and address to the supplier of the goods. We also engage other companies and individuals to perform services such as sending letters or e-mails, delivering parcels, and processing payments. We provide these service providers with the information they need to perform their tasks. In order to process your data technically, we also make use of external service providers in some cases. We also transfer and process your data outside the country in which you have your registered office or in which our service providers are active. Our service providers may not use your personal data for other purposes. In addition, they are obliged to treat the information in accordance with this data protection policy and the relevant data protection laws. Without your explicit consent or without legal basis your personal data will not be passed on to third parties outside the contract execution.

By order of the competent authorities, we may provide information about your data in individual cases, insofar as this is necessary for the purposes of criminal prosecution, for danger prevention by the state police authorities, or the fulfilment of the legal tasks of the federal and state offices for the protection of the constitution, the Federal Intelligence Service or the Military Counter-Intelligence Service or for the enforcement of intellectual property rights.

Information about cookies and Google Analytics

We use cookies for the correct functioning of our websites. Cookies are small text files that your Internet browser stores on your computer. When you return to our site, these cookies provide information to automatically recognize you. This recognition is based on your IP address stored in the cookies. The information obtained in this way serves to optimize our offers and to provide you with easier access to our site.

You can prevent cookies from being stored on your hard disk by selecting „do not accept cookies“ in your browser settings.

Our websites also use Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. „(„Google“). Google Analytics uses cookies that enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if this is required by law or if third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. When you visit our website, you can either agree to the use of cookies or reject them. However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent.

Right of objection, questions and information on data protection

You can object to the use of your personal data for the aforementioned purposes (i.e. on the basis of a legitimate interest) at any time. If you have any questions about the processing of your personal data or if you require information, correction or deletion of your personal data, please contact our data protection officer.

If you believe that we are not processing your personal data in accordance with this Privacy Notice or the data protection laws applicable in the EEA, you may complain to the data protection authority at any time.

Our web pages are not intended for visits by persons under the age of sixteen.

Use of Facebook plugins (like button, share button)

Our pages include plugins from the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. The Facebook plugins can be recognized by the Facebook logo itself or the Like button or the Share button. An overview of the individual Facebook plug-ins and how they work can be found at: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/. Facebook receives information that you have visited our site with your IP address. When you visit our site, a direct connection is established between your browser and the Facebook server via the respective Facebook plug-in. By clicking the Like button or the Share button you can link the corresponding content of our pages on your Facebook account or profile. You must be logged in to your Facebook account. Your visit to our site can then be assigned to your user account via Facebook. We, as the provider of these pages, have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or of its further use by Facebook. For more information, please see Facebook’s privacy policy at http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php. If you do not want your page visit to be assigned to your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook account before using our pages.

Changes to this data protection declaration

We have checked the information provided here with great care. However, we do not guarantee that the contents are correct, complete and up to date at all times. We therefore reserve the right to revise this data protection declaration at any time and will publish modified versions here.

Status of the data protection declaration: April 2018