Welcome to Before and After Cosmetics!
We place a lot of value on the protection of your data and your privacy. Below, we will thus inform you about the collection and utilisation of personal data when using this website.
Anonymous collection of data
You can visit our website without providing any personal information. In this context, we do not store any personal data. In order to improve our range, we only analyse statistical data that does not allow us to make any inference about you as a person.
Data collection and processing when using the contact form
If you use our contact form, we will collect personal data (particulars about personal or factual relations of a particular or determinable person) only to the extent provided by you. We will only use your email address to process your request. Your data will subsequently be deleted, as long as you have not consented to its further processing and utilisation.
Collection, processing and utilisation of personal data
We will collect personal data (particulars about personal or factual relations of a particular or determinable person) only to the extent provided by you.
The processing and utilisation of your personal data takes place for the completion and execution of your order as well as to process any of your queries.
After complete processing of contracts, all personal data is first stored according to storage periods defined through tax and commercial laws, and subsequently deleted after the expiration of this period, as long as you have not consented to its further processing and utilisation.
Disclosure of personal data
We will not disclose your personal data to third parties without your explicit consent. Exempt from this are only our service partners which we require for the processing of the contract. In these cases, we strictly adhere to the guidelines set by the German Federal Data Protection Act. We will keep the extent of data disclosure to a minimum.
The order process is secured through an SSL 3.0 certificate (RSA 1024 Bit / SHA-1)
Privacy officer’s directory of procedures
Before and After Cosmetics’ public directory of procedures regarding the processing of personal data:
The German Federal Data Protection Act (FDPA) dictates under §4g that the privacy officer is obliged to appropriately provide anyone with the information upon request following §4e FDPA. As an overview, we will summarise the essential data below.
Name of the responsible institution
Before and After Cosmetics UG
Address of the responsible Institution
Before and After Cosmetics, Heinrich Stahl Str. 22, 65934 Frankfurt am Main
Intended purpose of data collection, processing or utilisation
The collection, processing and utilisation of data serves the purposes listed above. Main goals of the processing of personal data are concentrated within the following areas:
– Personnel (administration and development)
– Suppliers (administration)
– Customers (administration and support)
– Management processes (administration and production)
Description of the afflicted groups of people and the relevant data or categories of data
Data relating to customers, staff and suppliers, provided that these are required for the execution of purposes listed under 4.
Recipients or categories of recipients to which data may be distributed
Public institutions when urgent legal regulations are presented, external contractors according to §11 FDPA as well as external institutions and divisions of Before and After Cosmetics
Fulfilment of purposes listed under 4.
Time limits for data erasure
The erasure of data takes place upon expire of the legal, statutory or contractual storage periods. Provided that data is not affected by this, they will be deleted when the stated purpose expires.
Planned distribution of data to third countries
In order to complete processes within the scope of the mission of the business, data is distributed according to the above mentioned international guidelines to authorities, customers and suppliers in various countries.
Through careful allocation of orders, appropriate quality specifications and training of staff Before and After Cosmetics ensures that the safety precautions outlined in §9 FDPA are adhered to.
Our websites use so called cookies on several occasions. Cookies are small text files stored on your computer and saved through your browser. They enable us to make our range more customer oriented, effective and secure. Further, cookies enable our systems to recognise your browser and offer you certain services. Cookies do not contain any personal information.
Usage of Facebook plugin
Usage of Google “+1” plugin
This website uses the “+1” plugin for the social network Google Plus, which is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, California, 94043 USA, („Google“). When you access websites equipped with this “+1” plugin, a connection to the Google servers is established and the plugin is displayed on the website through communication with your browser. This relays to Google your IP address as well as information about which of our websites you have visited. This applies regardless of whether you are signed up or signed in to Google Plus. The data is transmitted even for users without an account or users who are not logged in to their account. The “+1” plugin is not used to track your internet browsing. By displaying a “+1” plugin, Google does not continuously track your browsing history, and does not analyse your visit to a website with “+1” plugin in any other way. Google saves information about your visit for approximately two weeks for system maintenance and troubleshooting. However, this data is not sorted by individual profiles, usernames or URLs and is not distributed to us. If you are a Google Plus member and logged in to Google Plus while visiting a website with “+1” plugin, the collected data about your website visit will be associated with your Google Plus account and disclosed to other users. Interactions with the various Google plugins also result in the relevant information about you being collected, communicated to Google and stored. An overview over the various kinds of Google plugins can be found here:https://developers.google.com/+/plugins.
Additionally, you have the option to prevent the loading of Google plugins through installing relevant add-ons to your browser.
Utilisation of Twitter plugins
Our website uses features provided by the service Twitter. Twitter is a social media platform belonging to the company Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, (USA).
We use Twitter plugins. When you visit a website that contains such a plugin, data is exchanged with Twitter’s US based servers. Interactions with the various Twitter plugins also result in the relevant information about you being collected, communicated to Twitter and stored.
If you are a Twitter member and logged in to Twitter while using the plugin, the collected data about your website visit will be associated with your Twitter account and disclosed to other users.
If you do not want Twitter to associate and merge your information with you Twitter account’s data, you need to log out of Twitter before visiting our website.
Further information about the collection and utilisation of data through Twitter can be found at https://twitter.com/privacy.
Utilisation of Pinterest plugins
This website uses plugins for the social network Pinterest, which is operated by Pinterest Inc., 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA 94301, USA (“Pinterest”).
The different logos containing the plugin (e.g. “Pin-It” button or the “P” button) can be found via the following link:
When you access websites equipped with one of those plugins, a connection to the Pinterest servers is established and the plugin is displayed on the website through communication with your browser. This relays to the US based Pinterest server your IP address as well as information about which of our websites you have visited. This applies regardless of whether you are signed up or signed in to Pinterest. The data is transmitted even for users without an account or users who are not logged in to their account.
If you are a Pinterest member and logged in to Pinterest while using the plugin, the collected data about your website visit will be associated with your Pinterest account and disclosed to other users. Interactions with the various Pinterest plugins also result in the relevant information about you being collected, communicated to Pinterest and stored.
If you do not want Pinterest to associate and merge your information with you Pinterest account’s data, you need to log out of Pinterest before visiting our website.
Further information about the collection and utilisation of data through Pinterest can be found at http://about.pinterest.com/privacy/
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service. It is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there
.Google Analytics cookies are stored based on Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior to optimize both its website and its advertising.
You can prevent these cookies being stored by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, we wish to point out that doing so may mean you will not be able to enjoy the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent the data generated by cookies about your use of the website (incl. your IP address) from being passed to Google, and the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Objecting to the collection of data
You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set to prevent your data from being collected on future visits to this site: Disable Google Analytics.
Outsourced data processing
We have entered into an agreement with Google for the outsourcing of our data processing and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.
Demographic data collection by Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics’ demographic features. This allows reports to be generated containing statements about the age, gender, and interests of site visitors. This data comes from interest-based advertising from Google and third-party visitor data. This collected data cannot be attributed to any specific individual person. You can disable this feature at any time by adjusting the ads settings in your Google account or you can forbid the collection of your data by Google Analytics as described in the section “Refusal of data collection”.
Google Tag Manager
This website uses Google Tag Manager. This service allows website tags to be managed via an interface. Google Tag Manager only implements tags. This means that no cookies are set and no personal data is recorded. Google Tag Manager triggers other tags which, in turn, may record data. However, Google Tag Manager does not access this data. If tags have been disabled at the domain or cookie level, this remains in place for all tracking tags if these are implemented with Google Tag Manager. You can find out more about Google Tag Manager by clicking the following link: http://www.google.de/tagmanager/use-policy.html
If you would like to receive our newsletter, we require a valid email address as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the specified email address and that you agree to receive this newsletter. No additional data is collected or is only collected on a voluntary basis. We only use this data to send the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties.
We will, therefore, process any data you enter onto the contact form only with your consent per Art. 6 (1) (a) DSGVO. You can revoke consent to the storage of your data and email address as well as their use for sending the newsletter at any time, e.g. through the “unsubscribe” link in the newsletter. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.
The data provided when registering for the newsletter will be used to distribute the newsletter until you cancel your subscription when said data will be deleted. Data we have stored for other purposes (e.g. email addresses for the members area) remain unaffected.
Disclosure, correction, blocking and erasure of data
At all times, you reserve the right to receive disclosure of the data stored about you as well as the right to have this data corrected, blocked or erased. Please contact us should this be desired. You can find out how to contact us under “Imprint”.