Privacy policy website ColorDigital

For your convenience we have provided a translation of this guideline. This translation is for informational purpose only, the definitive version is the German version.

1. Information about the collection of personal data and contact details
Thank you for visiting our website. In the following we would like to inform you about the handling of your personal data when using our website. Personal data are basically all data with which you can be personally identified. Responsible for processing data in our website within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is:

ColorDigital GmbH
Im Zollhafen 24
D-50678 Köln
Tel.:+49 (0) 221 93280170

In order to protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption methods (e.g. SSL or TSL) via HTTPS. We would like to point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. when communicating by email) can have security gaps. A complete protection of the data against access by third parties is not possible.

2. Data collection when you visit our web shop
Every time you visit our website, our system automatically records data and information that your browser transmits to our server (so-called “server log files”). The following data that is technically necessary for us is collected:

– Our website visited
– Date and time at the time of your access
– Amount of data sent in bytes
– Source / reference from which you came to the page
– Operating system used
– Browser used
– IP address used (possibly in anonymous form)

The legal basis for processing is Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit, f GDPR due to our legitimate interest in improving the stability and maintaining the functionality of our web shop. The data will not be passed on or used in any other way. The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to enable delivery of the website to the user’s computer. For this, the user’s IP address must be stored for the duration of the session. We reserve the right to check the server log files retrospectively if there are concrete indications of illegal use. The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required to achieve the purpose for which they were collected. In the case of the collection of data for the provision of the web shop, this is the case when the respective session has ended. If the data is stored in log files, this is the case after seven days at the latest. Storage beyond this is possible. In this case, the IP addresses of the users are deleted or alienated so that it is no longer possible to assign the accessing client. The collection of the data for the provision of the website and the storage of the data in log files is essential for the operation of the website. There is consequently no possibility of objection on the part of the user.

3. Cookies
Our website uses cookies. Cookies are text files that are stored on the user’s device. When a user calls up a website, a cookie can be stored on the user’s operating system. Some functions of our web shop cannot be offered without the use of cookies. For this, it is necessary that the browser is recognized even after changing pages. The user data collected by technically necessary cookies are not used to create user profiles. For this purpose, our legitimate interest lies in the processing of personal data according to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. In addition, our web shop uses cookies that enable an analysis of the surfing behavior of the users (so-called third party cookies). You can find more information on the scope, purpose, legal basis and possibilities of objection in the respective sections of the respective chapter of this data protection declaration.

As a user, you have full control over the use of cookies. You can deactivate, restrict or delete the transmission of cookies by changing the settings in your internet browser. If you deactivate cookies for our website, it is possible that not all functions of the website can be used in full. You can prevent the transmission of Flash cookies by changing the settings of the Flash Player.

You can find support on the settings in the respective help menu of your browser under the following links:
Internet Explorer:


Some of the cookies used here are deleted after you close your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your device and enable us or our partner companies (third party cookies) to recognize your browser on your next visit (persistent cookies). If cookies are set, they collect and process specific user information such as browser and location data as well as IP address values. Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which can differ depending on the cookie.

4. Contact support
We would like to point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. when communicating by email) can have security gaps. A complete protection of the data against access by third parties is not possible. If you contact us using the contact form, the data entered in the input mask will be transmitted to us and saved. The data collected can be found in the respective input mask.

When you contact us by email, only the data you have entered will be transmitted to us. The data will only be used to process the conversation and your request. If the user has given his / her consent, the legal basis for processing the data is Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR. The legal basis for the processing of the data that is transmitted in the course of sending an email is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. If the aim of the email contact is to conclude a contract, the additional legal basis for processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) GDPR. The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required to achieve the purpose for which they were collected and provided that there are no statutory retention requirements. For the personal data from the input mask of the contact form and those that were sent by email, this is the case when the respective conversation with the user has ended. The conversation is over when it can be inferred from the circumstances that the matter in question has been finally clarified. The user has the option of revoking his consent to the processing of personal data at any time. If the user contacts us by email, they can object to the storage of their personal data at any time. In such a case, the conversation cannot be continued.

5. Use of your data for direct mail

5.1 Newsletter
You can subscribe to a free newsletter on our website. When registering for the newsletter, the data from the input mask is transmitted to us. The only mandatory information is your email address. If you make further voluntary entries, these will only be used to address you personally. The legal basis for processing your data after registering for the newsletter is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR. We collect this by sending you a confirmation email after registering for the newsletter, which contains a confirmation link. If you click on this link, you are also giving your consent to receive the newsletter. When you send the registration for the newsletter, we save your IP address and the date and time of registration. This storage serves to be able to trace a possible misuse of your email address. We use the data collected by us when registering for the newsletter exclusively for the purpose of sending the newsletter. You can cancel your subscription to the newsletter at any time. There is a corresponding link in every newsletter for this purpose. This also enables you to revoke your consent to the storage of the personal data collected during the registration process.

5.2 MailChimp
We send our newsletter via The Rocket Science Group, LLC d / b / a MailChimp, 675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Suite 5000, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA (; hereinafter “Mailchimp” called). We pass on the data you entered during registration for the newsletter in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR to safeguard our legitimate interest in the use of an effective, secure and user-friendly newsletter system for Mailchimp. MailChimp uses this data to send the newsletter to you on our behalf. Your data will not be used by Mailchimp for the purpose of establishing contact or forwarding it to third parties. As a rule, your data will be transferred to a MailChimp server in the USA and saved there. To protect your data in the USA, a data processing order based on the standard contractual clauses of the European Commission has been placed with MailChimp. This data processing contract can be viewed at the following Internet address:
MailChimp’s privacy policy can be viewed here:

6. Tools and miscellaneous

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website 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 area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transfered to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. The IP-anonymisation is active on this website.

Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

The IP-address, that your Browser conveys 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, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Addon for your current web browser:“>


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7. Rights of the data subject
The applicable data protection law grants you comprehensive data protection rights (information and intervention rights) to the person responsible with regard to the processing of your personal data, about which we will inform you below.

7.1 Right to information in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR
You can request confirmation from the person responsible as to whether personal data relating to you is being processed by the person responsible. In addition, you have the right to information about the purpose, the categories of personal data, the recipients, the planned duration of storage and the existence of other rights such as correction of the data or the existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority, the origin of your data, if these were not collected by us, the existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, if necessary, meaningful information about the logic involved and the scope and the intended effects of such processing, as well as your right to be informed about the guarantees according to Art. 46 GDPR Forwarding of your data to third countries exist.

7.2 Right to correction according to Art. 16 GDPR
You have the right to immediate correction of the incorrect data concerning you and / or the completion of your incomplete data stored by us; the correction or completion must take place immediately.

7.3 Right to restriction of processing in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR
You have the right to request that the processing of your personal data be restricted as long as the accuracy of your data, which you disputed, is being checked, if you refuse to delete your data due to inadmissible data processing and instead request that the processing of your data be restricted if you use your data to assert, exercise or defend legal claims after we no longer need this data after the purpose has been achieved or if you have lodged an objection for reasons of your particular situation, as long as it has not yet been determined whether our legitimate reasons prevail.

If the processing of your personal data has been restricted, this data – apart from its storage – may only be used with your consent or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims or for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest processed by the Union or a Member State.

7.4 Right to deletion in accordance with Art. 17 GDPR
You have the right to the immediate deletion of your personal data if the requirements of Art. 17 Paragraph 1 GDPR are met. However, this right to deletion does not exist in particular – not exclusively – if the processing is necessary to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information, to fulfill a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

7.5 Right to information in accordance with Art. 19 GDPR
If you have exercised your right to correction, deletion or restriction of processing, the person responsible is obliged to notify all recipients to whom your personal data has been disclosed of this correction or deletion of the data or restriction of processing, if this is not impossible or with a disproportionate effect Effort is involved. You also have the right to be informed about these recipients.

7.6 Right to data portability in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR
You have the right to receive your personal data communicated to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request the transfer to another person responsible, as far as this is technically possible.

7.7 Right of withdrawal in accordance with Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR
You have the right at any time to object to the processing of your personal data, which is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. e) or f) GDPR takes place, to object; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions. You also have the right to revoke your declaration of consent under data protection law at any time with effect for the future. Revoking your consent does not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of your consent up to the point of revocation.

If you make use of this right of objection, we will stop the processing of your data if there is no evidence of overriding compelling reasons worthy of protection that prevent the termination or if the further processing serves to exercise or defend legal claims

7.8 Right to complain in accordance with Art. 77 GDPR
Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the member state of your place of residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged infringement, if you are of the opinion that the processing of your personal data is contrary to the GDPR violates.

8. Duration of storage of personal data
The duration of the storage of personal data depends on the statutory retention periods. After the data has expired, we routinely delete the data if it is no longer required to fulfill or initiate a contract and / or if we have no legitimate interest in further storage.

9. Contradiction advertising mails
We hereby object to the use of the contact data published as part of the imprint obligation for sending unsolicited advertising and information materials. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as spam e-mails.