Privacy Policy

Privacy Notices

The shopping site is a website of hosho GmbH and operated by this company. The security of your data has highest priority for the hosho GmbH. We want you to feel safe. Therefore, we have made sure that your privacy is one of our most important tasks and when collecting, processinging and using data we strictly keep to the statutory provisions, in particular the Federal Data Protection Act and the Telemedia Act. The following statement gives an overview of how we protect the privacy and what kind of data is collected for what purpose. The privacy statement applies only to this website. It doesn't apply to websites that are linked to this website. As legal regulations and commercial dealings in general are changing, we reserve this Privacy Policy at any time to supplement or amend

Responsible party

Responsible party in terms of legal provisions is hosho GmbH, Am Borsigturm 11, 13507 Berlin, Germany.

Data collection and usage

In general, you can visit our website without leaving personal information about yourself. Personal information is information about you, which you specify or specified to the the hosho GmbH voluntarily; such as your name and address, date of birth, e-mail address or phone number The collection of personal data is needed in particular when goods are ordered to establish a contractual relationship and therefore deliver the goods and be able to complete the payment for the goods. However, the collection of personal data is also necessary in order to use other free of charge services :

  • when signing up for our newsletter
  • when participating in a competition
  • during registration and the protected use of your profile
  • creating customer reviews

We remind you that it is your decision if you want to give us your data. If you do not inform us or do not provide necessary information for a particular service, you might however not be able to or not fully be able to utilize the respective service. The data will be automatically deleted or blocked if and insofar as a cancellation statutory or contractual retention periods as required by law.

The information you provide will only be used for the purpose of market and opinion research and for advertising purposes and stored if you have given your consent explicitly. A transfer of your data to third parties for the purpose of market and opinion research as well as for the purpose of advertising does NOT take place! Also, the newsletter will only be sent if you have expressly consented to a mailing. You also have the option to use the newsletter anonymously. Any specifications beyond the e-mail address is voluntary. The information you provide will only be used for the personalization of our newsletter and will not be disclosed to third parties. We however recommend to fully specify your personal information as only with this information you can receive regionally based information. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time by clicking the "unsubscribe" link, which you will find at the end of each newsletter or by sending us an e -mail to For statistical purposes, we evaluate in an anonymous form, which links are clicked in the newsletter. Clicks are not assigned to a concrete person .

Exercise of the right to withdraw

Of course, you may withdraw your consent to use, process and disclose your personally identifiable information for purposes of market and opinion research, advertising or for receiving the newsletter at any time by sending us a message. You can do this by mail through an informal message to the hosho GmbH, Am Borsigturm 11, 13507 Berlin, Germany or by email to

Upon request, we will give you free information about the data stored about your person or your pseudonym. If you wish to do so, please send a message to Likewise, we are obliged upon request to terminate, to correct or delete the data stored about you.

Disclosure of data to third parties

A transfer of your data to third parties for the purpose of market and opinion research as well as for the purpose of advertising does NOT take place! In data processing your concerns in accordance with the legal requirements are always considered. We process your personal data for order processing and to maintain customer relationships and transmit them in this regard, to the extent necessary, to third parties, eg. deliverers. For the processing of orders, the hosho GmbH is using a service provider: VDS, Schlossstr . 5, 37412 Herzberg in Harz, Germany. The data from the hosho GmbH collected during the ordering process are received for the purpose of executing the contract to the service provider.

In cases specified by law, we are also committed to corresponding array data to authorities such as police and law enforcement agencies.

Data processing on this website

When you visit our online store without buying something or registering etc., you can generally do so without disclosing your identity. However, the server (on which we have no control) automatically creates so-called server log files. These log files contain data that are automatically transmitted from your browser by your visit to our site. Moreover this is done at any site you visit on the internet. These data include the following information:

  • browser type / version
  • operating system
  • referrer URL (previously visited page)
  • IP address
  • time of server request

These data are not assigned to any specific person. A reunion of these data with other data sources is not made, the data will only be used for an evaluation of our internally used statistics and to optimize the online service.

Security of the transmitted data

Your personal information is encrypted. For each data transfer we use the so-called SSL security system (Secure Socket Layer) in conjunction with a 128-bit encryption. This technology offers maximum security and is therefore for example also used by banks for data protection in online banking. The encrypted information on your order, your name, your address or your credit card can not be read by outsiders. All personal data are stored on a computer that is not connected to the internet. Hits by outsiders via network or modem are therefore impossible. In this way, your data are protected against access by third parties.

Guarantee payment

The payment processing follows the highest safety requirements. Every transfer of data of up to 256 bits (Secure Socket Layer) is SSL encrypted and thus protected against unauthorized access by third parties. In addition, credit card data is processed and stored according to the most stringent safety requirements of the payment card industry, called the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS short), certified by the payment service provider PAYONE GmbH & Co. KG. Persons as well as map-related data are therefore protected by the highest security standards in terms of data protection.

Use of cookies

Cookies are used to make our offer more user-friendly, more effective and safer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser. Most browsers use cookies by default. You can allow or prohibit temporary and stored cookies independently in the security settings. If you disable cookies, some features may under certain circumstances not be available on this site, and some websites may not be displayed correctly. We use both temporary cookies which are only valid for the duration of your visit on the website, as well as cookies that are stored and used for an indefinite period on your computer. The latter can always be cleared by yourself. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. The data stored in our cookies' information are not linked with your personal data (name, address etc.). In order to use our basket, the temporary cookies must be enabled.

Setting up a customer account

We offer storage of your personal data in a password -protected account, so you do not have to enter your name and address at the next purchase. The data are then automatically entered into the order form. You always have the option to delete your account again. Send an e-mail to

Further information

Your trust is important to us. Therefore we will always answer questions concerning the processing of your personal data. If you have questions that are not answered by this privacy statement or if you wish to receive more information, you can always contact

Terms & conditions

Please be aware that our terms and conditions apply when using our services. These can be found here.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses. "Cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and enable analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website are usually transferred to a server of Google in the US and stored there. In case of activation of IP anonymization on this website, your IP address from Google will be truncated within Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address is transmitted to a Google server in the US and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this site Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports on website activity and forward reports on other website activity and internet related services to the website operator. The IP address collected with Google Analytics from your browser is not merged with other data of Google. You can refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser software; however, we point out that you might not be able to use all features of this website to their full extent in this case. You can also block the data collection related to your usage of the website by the cookie (incl. your IP address) and the processing of these data by Google, by downloading an available browser plugin and install:

We point out that on this website the Google Analytics code " gat._anonymizeIp ( ) ; " has been expanded to ensure an anonymous collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).