Privacy policy

Data protection and data security are of paramount importance to Papa Lobster GmbH, Roonstr. 15, D-32427 Minden, Germany, Management: Mrs. Johanna Wallmann, Mrs. Antonia Schroeder, registered in the commercial register of the local court of Bad Oeynhausen under HRB 13792 B, (hereinafter "Provider"), operated website (hereinafter "Website"). The Provider respects your privacy. It collects, stores and uses personal data only in accordance with statutory provisions, in particular the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Telemedia Act (TMG). The Provider shall not sell your personal information to third parties.

The Provider shall be the responsible office pursuant to BDSG (German Federal Data Protection Act), i.e. Papa Lobster GmbH, Roonstr. 15, D-32427 Minden, Germany, represented by its management (see Legal Notice).

Under this Privacy Policy, you grant the Provider your consent to collect, store and use your personal data for the purposes described in this statement.

Please read the following privacy policy carefully.

1. Data storage

Personal data voluntarily surrendered by you - only first name, name, title / gender, address, and e-mail address to subscribe to a newsletter, see section 6 - shall be used exclusively in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Telemedia Act (TMG). Your personal data shall only be collected to the extent you provide such data voluntarily.

Payment data such as bank details, credit card information or PayPal details shall not be stored. We work with Paymill where each payment must be newly issued for repeated orders.

2. No data transfer

We assure you that we shall not pass your personal data to third parties, unless we are legally obliged to do so or you have granted us your consent. As long as we avail of service providers for the implementation and management of manufacturing processes, contractual relationships shall be regulated by the provisions of the Data Protection Act.

3. Cookies

This website uses cookies should you accept their use. Cookies are placed by us as they are necessary for statistical analysis purposes of, for example, the number of visitors and pages retrieved. We assure you that no personal information such as your e-mail address, shall be collected or stored in this context. Cookie data is processed anonymously or by means of a pseudonym.

You can generally disable the use of cookies at any time via the settings of your Internet browser. Alternatively, you can display the settings of cookies every time and decide whether cookies should be accepted ("cookie-warning") in each particular case. If you use Internet Explorer from Microsoft, the necessary settings to that end can be found under the menu item "Tools / Internet Options". For other browsers, please use the corresponding menu options. For details, see the Help menu of your Internet browser. The decline or display of cookies may affect the functionality of our website.

No evaluation of data is conducted except for statistical purposes in strictly anonymous form. No personal surfing profiles or similar shall be created or processed.

4. Right of objection

According to the BDSG, you shall be entitled under certain circumstances to free correction, blocking and deletion of your stored data in our files. Data held for billing and accounting purposes shall not be affected by an opposition or deletion request. In any case, you shall be entitled to free information at all times. Please contact us for this purpose at the address mentioned in our Legal Notice.

5. Admissibility of data processing and use

According to the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG), data processing and use is permitted provided the BDSG or another law allows it or if the individual has consented thereto. The BDSG allows data processing and use should this happens in the context of the purpose of a contract or a similar relationship of trust. Data processing is also allowed insofar as its purpose is to protect the legitimate interests of the storage office or that of a third party, e.g., the receiver, is mandatory and there is no reason to believe that the legitimate interests of persons concerned outweigh the exclusion of processing or use, or that they hold such legitimate interests.

6. Newsletter

By registering for our newsletter, which you need to confirm through the "double opt-in" process (confirmation via e-mail link), you grant your consent to the use of your first name, last name and e-mail address for promotional purposes. We shall submit the newsletter directly. Your consent to receive a newsletter by e-mail is revocable at any time. In each newsletter, you will find a link which allows withdrawing your consent. You can unsubscribe from receiving this information at any time via mail.

7. Google Analytics

The website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information about your use of the website generated by the cookie will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated within the member states of the European Union or other members of the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases shall the full IP address be submitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports on website activity, and provide other services relating to the website activity and internet usage for the website operator. The IP address that your browser transmits within the scope of Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. You should be however aware that this may prevent your use of the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) for Google, as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link:

8. Privacy policy for use of social plug-ins

8.1 The website integrates so-called social plug-ins of the Internet social networks Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest.

8.2 Social plug-ins can be recognised by the logos which also appear on the websites of Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest. Invoking a site that contains these social plug-ins from the Provider's website will establish a direct connection to the servers of Facebook, Instagram or Pinterest, which will directly submit to your browser the visible image of the plug-ins and the underlying features that you embed in the website.

8.3 If you are logged in to Facebook, Instagram or Pinterest with your user name and password at that time, the information indicating your visit to the above website is transferred to said platforms, where it can be assigned to your user account. If you actively click on the social plug-ins, i.e. for example on the Facebook "Like" button, the contents of the website are linked with your Facebook, Instagram or Pinterest account.

8.4 Even if you are not a registered user with Facebook, Instagram or Pinterest, or have been logged out of the platform by the respective operator before visiting the website, there is still the possibility that at least your IP address is transmitted and stored there. Furthermore, cookies or so-called "web beacons" may be stored on your computer.

8.5 The Provider expressly points out that the content and scope of data collected directly from Facebook, Instagram or Pinterest through a social plug-in and transmitted to the respective platform, as well as the duration of storage and the purpose of using this data are solely determined by said platform operators. For more information, please refer to the privacy policies of the providers ( and In the above-mentioned websites, you will also find further information on your rights and settings for protecting your privacy.

8.6 You can obtain further information on your browser settings for dealing with cookies and "web beacons" from the manufacturer of your browser. Furthermore, there are third-party vendors of so-called browser extensions and plug-ins which you can use to configure how your browser handles cookies and personal information.

9. Your right of information and objection

9.1 You shall be entitled to receive information free of charge about stored data as well as to correct, block or delete these data at will. The Provider shall inform you, upon request and within a reasonable period, about the type of data stored about you, the purpose of storage, and any possible recipients or types of recipients.

9.2 According to the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG), you shall be entitled under certain circumstances to rectification, blocking and deletion of data about you held in the files of the Provider. Data held for billing and accounting purposes shall not be affected by an opposition or deletion request. In any case, you shall be entitled to free information at all times. Please contact us for that purpose at the address mentioned in our Legal Notice.

9.3 For more information, please contact us at the address mentioned in our Legal Notice. The Provider shall correct, delete and / or block any personal information for further processing within a reasonable period. Customers may informally submit to the Provider, at the address specified in the Legal Notice, any questions regarding the collection, processing or use of personal customer data, as well as request for information, correction, blocking or deletion of data and the revocation of consents granted.

10. Other websites

You should be aware that other websites, even those that can be accessed from the website, e.g., via a hyperlink, may also collect personal information about you. The privacy policy of the Provider shall not cover the privacy practices of external websites linked to its website.

11. Contacting the Provider

If you have any questions or suggestions about this privacy statement, would like to receive some information about data stored about you, or seek the deletion or blocking of such data, send an e-mail to the Provider at the address specified in the Imprint, or contact the Provider at the postal address specified in the Imprint.

12. Changes to the privacy statement

The Provider shall be entitled to update this privacy statement at any time in compliance with legal requirements. The Provider shall post information on its website concerning updates and prompt you to grant any consents required thereto.

Minden, December 2015

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