1. Name and contact of the person responsible for processing (data controller)
Management: Bernhard Helfrich, Dirk Sänger, Reiner Unkel und Florian Weininger
Tel.: +49 (0) 9123 / 94 10 - 90
Fax: +49 (0) 9123 / 94 10 - 33
Contact details of our data protection officer:
SPH IT + Consulting GmbH & Co. KG
Tel.: +49 (0) 911 / 21 77 48 – 0
You can also reach him by post to our address with the addition of “the data protection officer”.
2. Purposes for collection of personal data on our website
a) Visits to our website
When you visit our website to obtain information, data is automatically sent to our web server by your browser software. This data is saved for a short time in a log file. However, individual users remain anonymous since we only evaluate this information for statistical purposes (e.g. to determine the number of times individual web pages are accessed).When you visit our website, the following data is captured and saved without any action by yourself until it is automatically deleted:
• IP address of the computer that sends the request
• Date and time of access
• Name and URL of the file accessed
• Website from which the file has been accessed (Referrer URL)
• Browser software used, plus details of the operating system running on your computer and the name of your access provider.
b) We process the data listed above for the following purposes:
• To ensure that you are able to connect properly to our website
• To ensure that you are able to use the features of our website
• To evaluate the security and stability of our systems
• Other administrative purposes
The lawful basis for this data processing is given in Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR.
c) Getting in touch with us via our contact form, by email, by giving us your telephone number, or through the merchant access area
Whenever you have any form of inquiry, we are happy for you to get in touch with us by telephone or using the contact form on our website. The same applies to the contact form in the separate merchant area, which requires a username and password to access.
We ask you to provide your name, email address and your telephone number (optional) as well as the detail of your inquiry. We need you to provide your email address so that we can respond to your inquiry. We also record the date and time when the contact form is submitted. Any other information you provide is entirely voluntary. When you use our contact form, your information is transmitted to us in encrypted form via a Secure Socket Layer (SSL) connection.
You may also contact us by email, if you wish. In this case, any personal data sent in the email message will be saved.
If you complete the optional telephone number field in the contact form, we can give you a call to respond to your inquiry, rather than send an email.
The lawful basis for data processing for the purpose of you getting in touch with us is our legitimate interest in answering your questions, pursuant to Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. The personal data that is collected in the course of handling your inquiry is automatically deleted once we have finished answering it.
d) Password-protected merchant area
You must keep the username and password used to access the login area confidential and must not share the details with third parties.
This data is processed on the basis of your freely granted consent pursuant to Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR and for the purpose of fulfilling a contract pursuant to Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR.
3. Data sharing
Until we start selling online your data will not be shared.
4. HOT sportswear on social media
We are on
for the purpose of communicating with customers, potential customers and users who are active on these platforms and informing them there of what we do. We would like to note that users’ data in this connection may be processed outside of the European Union. This my result in risks to the user, since it may make it more difficult for them to assert their rights.
Data belonging to users who visit our company pages is generally processed for the purposes of market research and advertising. We are able, for example, to create user profiles based on usage patterns and the associated interests. These user profiles can then be used to activate advertising spots on and off the platforms to attract the presumed interests of the user. Cookies are generally stored on the user’s computer for this purpose, as a means of saving usage patterns and user interests. The user profiles may also be used to store information irrespective of the devices used by the user (in particular when the user is a member of the corresponding platform and currently logged in).
The personal data of users is processed on the basis of our legitimate interest in informing and communicating effectively with users pursuant to Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. If you are separately asked by the corresponding providers to provide your consent for data processing (i.e. you give your consent by checking a box or clicking a button to confirm), your consent forms the lawful basis pursuant to Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR.
The platforms affected are as follows:
• Facebook: Meta Platforms Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland
Cookie opt-out: facebook.com/login and youronlinechoices.com
• Instagram: Instagram is a product of Meta Platforms Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland
Privacy settings: help.instagram.com
• YouTube: YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
YouTube is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA,
Cookie opt-out: policies.google.com/privacy
Delete information: policies.google.com/privacy?infodelete
7. Videos on our website
Our website features videos that we have published on YouTube (YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA). YouTube is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, When you watch a video using this plugin, a connection is created to the platform’s servers in order to render the plugin. In this way, the platform’s servers are informed that you have visited our website. If you are logged in as a YouTube user, YouTube will associate this information with your personal user account at YouTube. The data collected when using this plugin is processed by YouTube and may be processed in countries outside of the EU or the EEA. We have no influence on the type and scope of data processed by the provider, the type of processing and usage or the sharing of this data with third parties, especially with countries outside of the European Union. You can prevent this data being associated by logging out of your YouTube user account before using our website and deleting the relevant cookies.
Cookie opt-out: policies.google.com/privacy
Delete information: policies.google.com/privacy?infodelete
When accessing some pages, cookies may be used to make it easier to browse the website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device (computer, smart phone, etc.). The cookies used by our website do not contain any personal data and are completely anonymous. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain viruses. Some of the cookies we use will be deleted automatically when you end your browser session (e.g. when you close the web browser). These are called session cookies.
Our use of the cookies required for the operation of our website is based on our legitimate interest pursuant to Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. Functional and marketing cookies, and cookies used by our social media partners, are only activated if you grant your consent, which can be withdrawn whenever you want without justification, before using our website. The lawful basis for this is Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR.
Most of the cookies used by our website are “session cookies”. These are deleted automatically at the end of your visit. Other cookies may remain on your device until your delete them. These cookies allow us to recognise your web browser software the next time you visit.
You can configure your browser settings to reflect your requirements, and reject third-party cookies or all cookies, for example. However, please note that if you do this some of the functions on this website may stop working.
9. Google Analytics
This process involves the creation of pseudonymised user profiles and the setting of cookies (see section 8).
The information generated by the cookie about the use of the website includes:
• Browser type/version
• Operating system
• Referrer-URL (the previous page visited)
• Host name of the accessing computer (IP address)
• Time of the request sent to the server
Your IP address will never be combined with other data held by Google. Your IP address is anonymised using a masking function to prevent any association.
Google collects this information on our behalf on the basis of Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR.
As an American company, Google is subject to the so-called CLOUD Act. This allows American government authorities to gain access to the data stored by Google.
10. Point of Sale finder (using Google Maps)
This website uses Google Maps, a service provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. When you access the Point of Sale finder function, Google stores a cookie allowing it to process user settings and data when displaying the page and associated functions. The possibility cannot be excluded that Google servers in the USA may be used for this purpose. This is governed by Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR. The connection allows Google to recognise the web page from which a request is sent, and to which IP address the directions are sent.
You will find information on how to manage and delete this information yourself at policies.google.com/infodelete
11. Your rights
(1) You have the following rights in respect to your personal data and our processing of it:
Right to information (Article 15 GDPR)
Right to rectification or erasure (Articles 16 and 17 GDPR)
Right to restriction of processing (Article 18 GDPR)
Right to object to processing (Article 21 GDPR)
Right to data portability (Article 20 GDPR)
Right to revoke previously granted consent (Article 7 (3) GDPR)
(2) You have the right to complain to a data protection regulator about our processing of your personal data.
12. Objecting or revoking consent to the processing of your data
1) If you have granted consent to our processing of your data, you may revoke this at any time. Please note that revoking consent only applies to future processing. Processing that has already been done before you revoke your consent will not be affected by this.
(2) If our processing of your personal data is based on an assessment of interests, you may object against the processing. This is generally the case if the processing is not required in order to fulfil a contract with us. When you lodge such an objection, we ask that you provide a reason why we should not process your personal data. If your objection is justified, we will investigate and either cease or modify processing or demonstrate any legitimate reasons that require us to maintain processing.
13. Final provisions
Our business operations require the collection and processing of data. When we do this, we must ensure that privacy is protected and data is secure. This is not only a legal requirement for us, it is a basic tenet of our philosophy.
If you have questions or suggestions regarding data protection and our services, please contact us using the details in section 1 above.