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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

The use of this website and services provided to the visitor / user by the Sunandcross.com Online Store owned by Elias Patrikis and Karipidis Stavrou, hereinafter referred to as “the Company”, implies your unreserved agreement with the Privacy Policy of this site . Therefore, the visitor / user must carefully read the contents of this page before using the services of our website. If he does not agree, he must abandon the website and NEVER make use of the services and content.

This privacy policy may change from time to time according to legislation or industry developments. We will not explicitly notify our customers or users of our site about these changes. We encourage you to check this page occasionally for any changes to this privacy policy. The continued use of the sunandcross.com site even after any changes to the Privacy Policy implies the unconditional acceptance of these terms by you.

1. Controller

The person responsible (“Controller”) within the meaning of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the natural or legal person which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data. Controller within the meaning of the GDPR for the personal data processed by this shop is Ilias Patrikas&Stavros Karipidis Gbr, Güterbahnhofstrasse 1, 09350, Lichtenstein, phone 004915175737882, e-mail info@sunandcross.com (hereinafter “we”).

2. When you visit our web site

When you visit our website, our server collects the following information from your device: browser type and version, operating system used, the previously visited web page, IP address, and time of the page view.
We collect and process this data in order to ensure the trouble-free operation of our website and to detect, fend off and prosecute a misuse of our services. Furthermore, we use the collected data for statistical purposes to evaluate, for example, by which devices and browsers our shop is accessed in order to improve and adapt our offer to our customers’ needs on an ongoing basis. This data processing is based on Article 6 par. 1 f GDPR.
We will delete the aforementioned data no later than twelve months after they have been collected.

3. When you place an order

When you place an order in our online shop, we process your name, the delivery address, and your e-mail address, as entered by you during the ordering process. We will also process any additional information provided by you voluntarily during the ordering process (such as a differing billing address or a telephone number).
We process this data electronically for the proper performance of the contract, in particular for shipping, invoicing, accounting, and processing of returns and complaints. This data processing is based on Article 6 par. 1 b GDPR.
We store this data until all mutual claims arising from the respective contractual relationship with you have been completely settled and the commercial and fiscal retention periods to which we are subject have expired.
To conclude a contract between you and us, it is necessary that we receive your name, delivery address and e-mail address. The necessity of providing this data arises from various statutory regulations (eg. § 312i par. 1 and 3 BGB [German Civil Code], § 14 par. 4 UStG [German Turnover Tax Act]. Without providing this data, you cannot conclude a contract with us.
We refrain from using automated decision-making or profiling for deciding whether or not to conclude a contract.

4. Customer Account

You may, optionally, open a customer account in our online shop. For the data required and processed by us, please refer to the input form for opening the customer account. The customer account will be set up at your request only. Therefore, your consent ist the legal basis for processing your account data (Article 6 par. 1 a GDPR). We keep the account data stored until you close the account or you ask us for its closure. For personal data connected to contracts already concluded by you, the retention periods given in section “If you place an order” apply independently from the existence of your customer account.

5. Shipping and Payment

When we ship physical goods in order to perform a contract, we may transmit your name and delivery address, and, if you have given your consent, your e-mail address, to Deutsche Post (Deutsche Post AG, 53113 Bonn), DHL (DHL Paket GmbH, 53113 Bonn) or Hermes (Hermes Germany GmbH, 22419 Hamburg) as our shipping service provider for the purpose of delivering the shipment to you, including, if applicable, a prior e-mail notification of the expected time of delivery, and, if necessary, for returns back to us, on the basis of Article 6 par. 1 b GDPR.
To process your payment, the payment service provider chosen by you will collect and process your name, your credit card or account number and/or further data necessary for the chosen payment method. The privacy policy of the payment service provider chosen by you shall apply.
Upon receipt of a payment, we process the data transmitted to us by the payment service provider.
When we receive a transfer to our account, we process in particular the name of the transferring account holder, the account number (IBAN and BIC) and the purpose of the transfer.
This data processing takes place according to Article 6 par. 1 b GDPR. We shall store this data until all mutual claims arising from the respective contractual relationship with you have been completely settled and all commercial and fiscal retention periods to which we are subject have expired.

6. Processors

To assist us in order management, invoicing, accounting, shipping and handling returns, we use the services of Zervant Oy (02150 Espoo, Finland), to whom we submit the data mentioned in “When you place an order” for processing the data according to Article 28 GDPR.
As a technical service provider for the operation of our website on the Internet, we use the services of Swissns GmbH, Hofstrasse 1, 6004 Luzern, Schweiz as Processor according to Article 28 GDPR

7. Contacting us

If you send us a message via the contact form on our website, we will process all data input by you, especially your name, your e-mail address along with your message.
If you send us a message by e-mail, we will save your message along with the sender details (your name, e-mail address, and any additional information added by your e-mail program) in order to be able to answer it and also to respond to possible subsequent questions (legal basis: Article 6 par. 1 f GDPR). For reception, storage and sending of e-mails, we use an e-mail provider who acts for us as a processor in accordance with Article 28 GDPR.
This data processing is based on our legitimate interest to answer your request and handle possible follow-up requests from you (Article 6 par. 1 f GDPR). We will erase the information collected from your message no later than twelve months after the last communication with you on your request, subject to the provision in the following paragraph.
If you send us a message with information legally relevant for the contractual relationship (e.g. a withdrawal or a complaint), the legal basis for the processing is Article 6 par. 1 b GDPR, regardless of how you transmitted your message to us. In such a case, we will erase the data related to your message as soon as all mutual claims arising from the contractual relationship have been completely settled and the commercial and fiscal retention periods have expired.

8. Newsletter

If you have subscribed to our newsletter, we will inform you by e-mail about new offers and functions of our shop. You will not receive more than one newsletter a week. You can object to the use of your e-mail address for advertising purposes at any time in any form, without incurring any costs other than transmission costs at the basic rate.
This data processing is based on your consent in accordance with Article 6 par. 1 a GDPR. If you revoke your consent to the use of your e-mail address for advertising purposes, we will delete your e-mail address from our mailing list.

9. Comments and Ratings

When you write a comment or an evaluation to one of our products in our shop, we will publish your contribution on our shop web page together with your username, for which you may specify a pseudonym. To counteract misuse of our offer, we store the IP address of the device you are writing from for a period of twelve months (Article 6 par. 1 f GDPR). We reserve the right to delete any unsuitable or thematically inappropriate posts at any time. In addition, we delete published contributions only at the request of the respective author.

10. Use of Cookies

When you visit our shop, we place one or more “cookies” on your device. A cookie is a small text file that we use to recognize your device when you return to our shop for a later visit. With the help of cookies we can also analyze certain user behavior, for example, which products you are looking at, how long you stay on our site and when and how often you return to our shop. We will delete a cookie no later than twelve months after your last visit to our shop.
This data processing is carried out on the basis of our legitimate interest to better tailor our product range to the wishes of our shop visitors and to optimise the shop functions and the efficiency of advertising measures (legal basis: Article 6 par. 1 f GDPR).
You can prevent the placing of cookies by going to the cookie settings of your Internet browser and switching off the use of cookies for our site or for all websites. In your browser settings, you can also delete cookies already stored.

Types of cookies

The basic types of cookies that might be used are described here

  • session cookies

    These are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your device’s browser only during your visit and are deleted when you close the browser.

  • persistent cookies

    These remain in the cookie file of your device’s browser even after the browser closes, sometimes for one year or more (the exact length of stay depends on the lifetime of each cookie). Permanent cookies are used when the site administrator may need to know who you are for more than one visit (e.g., to remember your username or preferences for site customization).

  • First-party cookies

    These are cookies installed on the browser and / or hard drive of your device from the site you are visiting. This includes assigning a unique identifier to you to monitor your site navigation. Site administrators often use first-party cookies to manage visits and for identification purposes.

  • Third-party cookies

    These are cookies used by third parties, such as social networks to track your visits to the various sites they advertise. The site administrator has no control over these third-party cookies

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11. Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereafter “Google”). Google places a cookie on your device. With this cookie, Google can collect information about how you use our website. This information is transmitted to a server in the US, where it is evaluated by Google and made available to us. The legal basis is Article 6 par. 1 f GDPR, namely our legitimate interest in the evaluation and optimization of our internet site.
Google has committed itself under the EU-US Privacy Shield Agreement to comply with the European Union’s data protection regulation.
We use Google Analytics with activated IP anonymization. This means that your IP address will usually be shortened within the geographic scope of the GDPR so that the IP can no longer be traced back to you. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. The IP address provided by your browser will not be merged with other data provided by Google. You may prevent the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser.

12. Google Fonts

Our web site uses fonts provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter “Google”) as “Google Fonts”. Google Fonts are downloaded directly from Google when you access our website from your device. Google hereby receives your IP address, your operating system, your browser type and its version. This information is transferred to a server in the USA where it is evaluated by Google for their own business purposes. Google has committed itself under the EU-US Privacy Shield Agreement to comply with the European Union’s data protection laws.

13. Facebook Pixel, Custom Audience, Conversion Tracking

On our website, we use the “Facebook Pixel” function provided by Facebook (Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbor, Dublin 2, Ireland, or, if you are based in the US or Canada: Facebook Inc. , 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA). This function allows you and other visitors to our site to be defined as a “custom audience” for advertisements provided by Facebook (“Facebook Ads”). To do this, Facebook uses an invisible graphics file that we integrate into our website to analyze your user behavior and derives products or topics that interest you. With “Facebook Pixel”, we can also determine the effectiveness of Facebook Ads, namely, whether and how you respond to an advertisement from us (“conversion tracking”).
This data processing is based on Article 6 par. 1 f GDPR, namely on our legitimate interest in advertising our offers to those who are likely to be interested in our products and to analyze the effectiveness of our online advertising.
Facebook Inc. has committed itself under the EU-US Privacy Shield Agreement to comply with European Union’s data protection laws.

14. Social Media

You may find Social Media Buttons on your website; they can be recognized by the logos of the social media platforms (hereinafter “Platforms”) (Facebook: „f“ logo, Instagram: square camera logo). These are links to the respective platforms based in the United States (USA). Clicking on such a link calls the respective Platform’s website; at the same time, the IP address of your device and the address of the page where the link is placed (“Referrer”) will be transmitted to the Platform in the USA. However, we neither collect nor otherwise process any data related to the use of these social media buttons.

15. Your Rights

With regard to your personal data we process, you have the following rights:
You have the right to obtain a confirmation from us as to whether we process personal data concerning you. If this is the case, we will inform you about the personal data stored about you and the further information in accordance with Article 15 par. 1 and 2 GDPR.
You have the right to have your inaccurate personal data rectified without undue delay. Taking into account the purposes of processing, you also have the right to request the completion of incomplete personal data, including by means of providing a supplementary statement.
You can demand the erasure of your personal data concerning you under the conditions of Article 17 par. 1 GDPR without undue delay, as far as their processing is not necessary according to Article 17 par. 3 GDPR.
You may demand that we restrict the processing of your data if one of the requirements of Article 18 par. 1 GDPR applies. In particular, you can request the restriction instead of an erasure.
We will communicate any rectification or erasure of your personal data and a restriction of processing to all recipients to whom we have disclosed your personal data, unless this proves impossible or involves a disproportionate effort. We will also inform you about these recipients if you request it.
You have the right to receive the personal data which you provide to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. You may also request that we transmit the data to another controller without hindrance, where technically feasible.
As far as a data processing is based on your given consent, you have the right to, withdraw your consent at any time. The withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of the data processing based on consent before its withdrawal.
RIGHT TO OBJECT: ON GROUNDS RELATING TO YOUR PARTICULAR SITUATION, YOU MAY, AT ANY TIME, OBJECT TO PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA; this right applies to a processing, according to Article 6 par. 1 f DPRG, necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by us or by a third party, except where such interests are overridden by your interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject which require protection of personal data, in particular where the data subject is a child. If you exercise your right to object, we will no longer process the personal data in question unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for processing that override the interests, rights and freedoms of you, or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.
IN CASE WE PROCESS PERSONAL DATA FOR DIRECT MARKETING PURPOSES (E.G. NEWSLETTER), YOU MAY, AT ANY TIME, OBJECT TO PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUCH ADVERTISING, WITH THE RESULT THAT WE WILL NO LONGER PROCESS YOUR DATA FOR THESE PURPOSES.

If you believe that the processing of your personal data is in breach of the GDPR, you may lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your habitual residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement. This does not exclude other administrative or judicial remedies.

16. Personal  Data protection

We collect and process your personal data only when absolutely necessary.
We will never sell, rent, distribute, or publicize in any way your personal data.
If you are under 16, you MUST have the consent of your parents before using the services of this site.
We have taken security measures to ensure that personal data is safe from attacks.