Privacy Protection

We are happy about your interest in our website.
Shops-im-web respects the privacy of its customers and the users of its Internet presence at We thus are committed to treat the information made available by you in accordance with legal regulations and with greatest care and a sense of responsibility at all times.

Below you will find detailed information about handling, collection, processing and use of your personal details.

You can visit our site without providing personal details. We only store access data without reference to people such as the name of your Internet service provider, the site from which you visit ours or the titles of requested files. The data collected is analyzed exclusively for the improvement of our offers and does not permit any conclusion to be drawn about you as a person.

Collection, processing and use of personal details
Personal details are only collected if you pass them on to us voluntarily in the context of ordering goods or when opening a customer account. We use the details you have provided without your further consent exclusively for the execution and completion of your order and we will regularly send you carefully selected offers for similar products from our assortment by email.

Your email address is not passed on to other enterprises. You can object to the use of your email address for advertising purposes at any time by informal email. At the finalization of the conclusion of a contract and full order payment your details will be locked for further use and deleted on expiry of tax and commercial law safekeeping periods, unless you have expressly consented to the further use of your details. Unsubscribing is possible at any time.

Potentially you may have given following consent after placing an order:
"I would like to 'evaluate the purchase later' and be reminded to submit an evaluation by a one-off email from Trusted Shops after 7 days. I can withdraw my consent at any time."

If you have provided the above explicit consent, we will pass on your email address to Trusted Shops' dealer evaluation system, Trusted Shops GmbH, Subbelrather Str. 15c, 50823 Cologne, for the request to submit a dealer evaluation of the services received by email reminder after 7 days. This consent can be withdrawn at any time with future effect (e.g. by mail to

Transfer of personal details

Your details are transferred to the shipping company assigned for the delivery, as far as this is necessary for the delivery of goods. For the processing of payments, we transfer your payment details to the assigned financial institution.

Right to information:
Pursuant to Swiss Federal law on Data Protection (DSG, Bundesgesetz über den Datenschutz) you have the right to access information on your personal details stored (art 8, DSG) as well as a right to rectification (art 5(2), DSG). Beyond that you can demand that your details are deleted, as far as these are no longer required for a conclusion of contract, you can also demand that your data is locked. Access to information requests and locking and/or deleting of data can also be made in writing by email to the authority in charge.

For queries on the gathering and treatment of your personal details and access to information or rectification please contact:

Gerhard Goss
Data transfer and resale beyond the conclusion of contract by us to third parties is excluded.

Use of Cookies
Cookies are used on a number of sites to make the visit to our website more attractive and to enable the use of certain functions. This occurs in the form of small text files which are stored on your computer. Most of the cookies used by us are deleted from your hard drive when the browser session is completed (so-called transient or session cookies). Other cookies remain on your computer and enable us to recognize you when visiting us again (so-called persistent cookies). Our partner enterprises are not permitted to access or process personal data using cookies via our website.

You can prevent the storage of cookies in your browser by limiting or turning cookies off, go to menu bar "Extras > Internet options > data security" (Internet Explorer) or rather "Settings > data security" (Firefox). Please note that there are certain functions on our website that cannot be used without cookies.

"This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files which are stored on your computer and which enable an analysis on the use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will generally be transmitted to and stored by Google's servers in the United States.  In case of activation of IP anonymization on this website, however, your IP address is shortened by Google within member states of the European Union and in other contracting states of the agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional circumstances is the full IP address transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the owner of this website Google will use the information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities and to offer further services to the owner of the website with respect to the use of the website and the Internet. In the context of the IP address transferred from your browser to Google Analytics it is not combined with other data by Google. You can prevent the storage of cookies with a particular setting of your browser software; however, we point out that in this case you may not be able to make full use of all the functions on this website. Furthermore, you can prevent the collection of data with reference to your use of the website produced by the cookie (incl. your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing available browser plugins via the following link

Use of Facebook Social Plugins
Our website makes use of so-called Social Plugins ("plugins") of the social network Facebook operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304,USA ("Facebook").  The plugins are marked by a Facebook logo or the addition "Social Plugin of Facebook" or rather "Facebook Social Plugin". You can find an overview of the Facebook Plugins and their appearance here:

When you visit one of our sites on the Internet that contain such a plugin, your browser will establish a direct connection to Facebook's servers. The content of the plugins is passed on to your browser directly from Facebook and placed onto the site. Via this integration Facebook receives the information that your browser has visited one of our Internet sites even if you do not have a Facebook profile or are not logged into Facebook at that particular time. This information (including your IP address) is immediately passed on to a Facebook server in the USA by your browser and stored there. If you are logged in at Facebook, Facebook is able to immediately assign the visit of our website to your Facebook profile. If you interact with the plugins, for example using the "Like" button or leaving a comment, this information is likewise immediately passed on to a Facebook server and stored there. In addition, the information is published on your Facebook profile and displayed to your Facebook friends. Purpose and scope of data acquisition and further processing and use of the data by Facebook as well as your respective rights and setting options for the protection of your privacy can be accessed via Facebook's data policy:

If you do not wish Facebook assigning the data collected via your visit to our website to your Facebook profile, you will need to log out of Facebook before visiting our website.
You can also completely prevent the storing of Facebook Plugins by using Add-Ons in your browser, e.g. using a "Facebook blocker" (

Right to cancel Newsletter at any time

We may use your e-mail address to send you information about products or services that are the same as or similar to those that you have ordered from us and that we think you may find useful. We will do so only if you have indicated that you do not object to being contacted for these purposes. At any stage you have the right to ask us to stop using your personal data for direct marketing purposes by: 

Can be withdrawn at any time with future effect (by following the link "unsubscribe" at the end of the newsletter).

Gerhard Goss
Bahnhofstrasse 75
8965 Berikon

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