Gharieni Group GmbH
Legally represented by the CEO:
Contact details of the data protection officer:
Fischenicher Str. 10
Tel. +49 (0) 2841 – 8 83 00 0
According to Tele-media law and the EU General Data Protection Regulation, we have a responsibility to inform you in simple language about the collection, transmission, storage and processing of your data. First of all, we provide you with information about the subject matter, about our team and our services, and how data is collected.
According to Article 4 (1) of the GDPR, “personal data” means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (…); a natural person is regarded as identifiable, which can be identified directly or indirectly, in particular by association with an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or one or more special features, the expression of the physical , physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of this natural person; ”
What data we collect from you, process or use
In order for us to provide you with certain services, we need some of your personal information. We inform you about this as follows:
Data collection for technical reasons
Every time you visit our website, we automatically collect data that your browser transmits to our server. The collected information includes:
- Type and version of your browser
- your operating system
- The entered URL
- Date and time of the page view
- your IP address (s.u.)
We have no way of associating this information with you and we do not aggregate that information with other data sources. The storage duration is max. 7 days.
Explanation: On this website, in principle, no complete IP addresses are stored or deleted immediately after the end of the use of the website (exceptions, see above). At the web server level, a standardized alienation of the ID takes place, which stores a standard IP address “126.96.36.199” in the log file (access log and error log) instead of the actual IP address. A production of a personal reference is then no longer possible. The legal basis for this data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our “interest” i.S.d. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) the operation of this website is the implementation of the protection goals of confidentiality, integrity and availability of the data.
Contact by e-mail
If you contact us by e-mail, we will need your personal information. We collect, process or use your personal data only as far as and as long as we need it in order to provide our services to you. We will delete your personal information after we have rendered our services to you, unless we are required by law to retain your personal information for longer. Please note our special instructions, if you apply to us by e-mail or provide us with information to initiate a business relationship.
To contact us, you can use the contact form. To use the contact form we need the following information:
- First name
- Last name
- E-mail address
- Your message text
We use your data to answer your request. If necessary, the information provided to us will be forwarded to the person responsible for your request. The data entered by you is transmitted via a secure https / SSL connection. Your data will be deleted after completion of the request within 90 days, unless for reasons of traceability, customer service or legal retention periods, a longer retention is required.
Catalog Request Form
To order our catalog online, you can use the catalog request form. To use the catalog request form we need the following information:
- First and Last name
- Company / Affiliation
- E-mail address
Further information such as VAT number, your website, telephone number and other information about your interests can be voluntarily provided to us, but are not required. We use the data provided to fulfill your request and send you requested catalogs. If necessary, the information provided to us will be forwarded to the body responsible for your request. The data entered by you is transmitted via a secure https / SSL connection. Your data will be deleted after completion of the request within 90 days, unless for reasons of traceability, customer service or legal retention periods, a longer retention is required.
Data processing for the purpose of employment applications
We offer the opportunity to apply for job vacancies on our website. Selected employees of our company are responsible to address these requests and you are welcome to send your application documents to them. After review, we will inform you of the result of our examination. If we do select you as a new employee, we will block your personal information and delete it after a maximum of five months.
Data processing for the purpose of business initiation
If you contact us for the purpose of initiating business (for example, describing the matter to be examined, a specific question, sending documents), we will store this e-mail in our system. How long we can use your e-mail and any attachments depends on your particular needs, recipients or categories of recipients.
All data collected via our website remain exclusively stored on our in-house servers. The content of e-mails is only available to our employees and will be treated with the strictest confidence. We will only share data that we have recorded on your visit(s) to our website to third parties, if
we are required by law or by court order or to prosecute cyber attacks on our infrastructure as governed by criminal and / or civil law.
We are generally endeavoured to process your data only with your consent – for example with the newsletter according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit a. However, your data may also be processed on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 (f) of the GDPR out of legitimate interest (e.g. to initiate business, etc. – here also Art. 6 Para. 1 lit b). We process and store data within the scope of the legal obligation to fulfil the contractual basis, e.g. to comply with tax and commercial retention periods (Art. 6 Para. 1 (c)). If there is an obligation to provide personal data in the legally or contractually prescribed manner or if this is necessary for the conclusion of a contract, we will arrange for this.
Transmission of data in third countries
The controller intends to transfer your personal information to a third country, such as the US, in accordance with the EU-US Privacy Shield Appropriateness Order. Your data will be transmitted to the companies listed below and processed for the following purposes:
Collection and use of data by Google Maps
Using ajax / googleapis / jquery
Website Analysis / Tracking:
We use the following categories of cookies on our website:
- Essential cookies
- Performance cookies
- Functionality / Personalization cookies
Essential Cookies: These cookies are necessary for you to be able to navigate the website and use its features, such as accessing password-protected areas. Without these cookies, we will not be able to provide you with certain services as requested by you. We use essential cookies to uniquely identify registered users so that they will be recognized during their stay and when they visit the site again.
Performance cookies: These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for example, which pages they visit most frequently and whether they receive error messages from websites. These cookies do not collect data that can be used to identify visitors. All information collected through these cookies is anonymous and is intended solely to improve the functionality and service of the website. We therefore use performance cookies to compile statistics on how our website is used and to see how effective our advertising campaigns are.
Functionality / Personalization Cookies: These cookies allow websites to remember a visitor’s prior information (e.g., user name or language) to provide optimized, personalized features. These cookies are also used to maintain settings that you make on the website (such as font size or size and other user-customizable options). They also serve to provide you with requested services, such as when you want to watch a video. These cookies are not able to track your browsing activity on other websites. We do not collect any information about you that can be used for promotional purposes and can not determine where you were browsing on the Internet outside of our website. We therefore use Functionality / Personalization cookies to recognize you when you revisit our website and to personalize content and save your preferences.
Website tracking with Google Analytics
You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and Google from processing this data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
This website uses Google Analytics with the extension “_anonymizeIp()”. This means that IP addresses are shortened for further processing and that it is not possible to identify you personally. If the data collected about you is related to a person, this is excluded immediately and the personal data is deleted immediately.
For the exceptional cases in which personal data is transferred to the USA, Google has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.
Third party information: Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001.
Overview of data protection:
You can prevent the collection by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link.
Data processing and use for advertising and market research purposes / Newsletter subscription
On our website you have the opportunity to sign up for our free newsletter. The newsletter informs about news from the spa and wellness industry and current offers of Gharieni. To register, we need your e-mail address. You can tell us your name, but it is not required.
After submitting the registration form, you will receive a confirmation email from us.
Registration will not take effect until you click on the link in the confirmation email. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time. Use the unsubscribe function on our website (https://www.gharieni-shop.com/newsletter) or the unsubscribe link at the end of each e-mail. Your e-mail address will then be deleted immediately from the distribution system.
As far as you have subscribed to the newsletter, you have submitted the following declaration of consent: I agree to receive publicity from Gharieni in the form of newsletters.
The handling of your personal data takes place only with your consent. The consent you give is the registration for the newsletter.
The submission of this declaration of consent in the processing and use of my personal data for advertising and market research is voluntary and revocable at any time by notifying us via e-mail (email@example.com) or by mail at the address listed in the “Contact Us” section.
Use of service providers
Gharieni will use any contracted service providers (freight forwarders, contract data processors, eg data centers and letter shops) with instructions, for example for the delivery of ordered goods, sending letters or e-mails, the care and analysis of databases and services, so-called Order data management acc. § 11 BDSG. All service providers and data processors receive access to your personal data only to the extent and for the required period of time, which is necessary for the provision of the services respectively to the extent to which you have consented to the processing and use of the data.
We take technical and organizational security measures to protect your data as comprehensively as possible from unauthorized access. In addition to securing the operating environment, we use an encryption method throughout the entire website. The information you provide will then be transmitted in encrypted form using the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol to prevent misuse of the information by third parties. You can check in the status bar of your browser the lock symbol is closed and the address bar starts with “https”.
Sweepstakes and similar promotions
From time to time you will have the opportunity to participate in sweepstakes and similar promotions on our website. As part of these campaigns, personal data (e-mail address, name, address and, if necessary, other data necessary for the action) may also be collected and stored for the purpose of processing. The personal information provided by you to us in the course of the campaign will be used exclusively for the handling of the action (in the case of a raffle, for example, for the determination of winnings, prize notification and sending of the prize). After completion of the action, the data of the participants will be deleted.
You have the right at any time to request information from the person(s) responsible about the processing of your personal data as well as to the rectification, deletion or a restriction of processing. You have the right to object to the processing at any time. In principle, the right to data portability always applies. Please contact the listed Addresses in the Contact form. If we have contacted you on the basis of Art. 6 (1) (f), you have the right to revoke your consent at any time without affecting the lawfulness of the processing based on the consent to revocation.
If you have complaints, you can contact any regulatory body, e.g. please contact the:
State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information North Rhine-Westphalia
Telephone: 0211 / 38424-0
Fax: 0211 / 38424-10
Links to other websites
Questions about privacy
Questions regarding data protection in relation to gharieni.com can be addressed to:
Gharieni Group GmbH
Telephone: 02841 – 88300 – 0 (You can reach us by phone from Monday-Friday from 9.00-18.00)