A shop of Apotheke Zur Rose

Privacy policy for apo-rot international – a shop of Apotheke Zur Rose (hereinafter “apo-rot international”)

The protection of personal data of users and customers has the highest priority for apo-rot international. The privacy policy of apo-rot international is consistent with the respective applicable statutory provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG), the Telemedia Act and the provisions of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This privacy policy explains what data is stored by apo-rot international and how it is used.

Name and contact details of the data controller and its representative (if applicable):

Ulrich Nachtsheim
Apotheke Zur Rose
Thüringer Straße 29
06112 Halle (Saale)

Phone: 00800 / 80 80 70 70*
E-Mail: service@apo-rot-international.com

Contact details for our data protection officer:
Frank Hillmer
External data protection officer
Cooperation partner for TÜV SÜD Sec-IT GmbH
Phone: +49 341 308246780
E-Mail: frank.hillmer@partner.tuev-sued.de

SIKKER Datenschutz & Compliance
Emilienstr. 15
04107 Leipzig

Purposes for which the personal data is to be processed

We collect, store and process personal data if you voluntarily provide us with this data as part of your order or when contacting us. This applies to

  • the entire processing of your purchase, including any subsequent warranties,
  • for our services, the technical administration,
  • as well as our own marketing purposes,
  • for our statistics,
  • in order to carry out the newsletter distribution

Legal basis for processing

The processing of your data is done on the following legal basis:

  • Your consent, Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR,
  • for the execution of a contract with you, Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR,
  • legitimate interests, Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR (see below)

Legitimate interests

When processing your data, we pursue the following legitimate interests:

  • Securing and monitoring the delivery of parcels Improving our offer
  • Protection against misuse
  • Statistics

Recipients or categories of recipients of personal data

When processing your data, we work together with the following service providers who have access to your data:

  • Web hosting providers
  • Social media platforms
  • Ad networks (for commercials) Payment and mailing service providers
  • Providers of web analytics tools
  • IT service providers (provide information and telecommunication services)
  • Shipping service providers (delivery of documents) File and disk deletion providers (professional disposal of files and data carriers)

Duration for which the personal data is stored

We store your data if you have consented to the processing at most until you revoke your consent; if we need the data to execute a contract at most as long as the contractual relationship exists with you or within the statutory retention periods; if we use the data on the basis of a legitimate interest at most as long as your interest in deletion or anonymisation does not prevail.

Data sources

We receive the data from you (including via the devices you use).

Data transfer to third countries

Data is transferred to third countries outside the European Union. This is done on the basis of legally provided contractual regulations, which should ensure the adequate protection of your data and which you can see upon request.

Right to information as well as correction or deletion or restriction of processing and right to object to processing and right to transfer data

You have the right, partly under certain conditions,

  • To demand information about the processing of your data (Art. 13 GDPR ),
  • Ihre Daten zu berichtigen (Art. 16 DS-GVO),
  • To correct your data (Art. 16 GDPR),
  • To have your data deleted or blocked (Art. 17 GDPR),
  • To restrict the processing of your data (Art. 18 GDPR),
  • To object to the processing of your data (Art. 21 GDPR),
  • To receive your data in a transferable format and to forward it to a third party (Art. 20 GDPR),
  • To revoke your consent to the processing of your data for the future, and
  • To contact the competent supervisory authority to complain about inadmissible data processing.

The competent supervisory authority is:
State Representative for Data Protection Saxony-Anhalt

Requirement or obligation to provide data

Unless explicitly stated at the time of collection, the provision of data is not required or obligatory.

Automatic storage of access data

Each time a user accesses the web pages of apo-rot international, the access data for the transaction is automatically saved in a log file. This is general information, such as the page from which the file was requested, the name of the retrieved file, the date and time of the retrieval, the amount of data transferred, the protocol used and the descriptions sent by the Internet browser, and the operating system.

This general information will be anonymised, i.e. not stored together with your personal data, which may be available at apo-rot international, and will not be merged with it in any other way. It is only evaluated for statistical purposes and used to improve the content and functionality of the website. Transfer of this data to third parties for other non-commercial or commercial purposes does not occur. The storage of the access data in the log file takes place for a maximum of 4 weeks. This general information will be anonymised, i.e. not stored together with your personal data, which may be available at apo-rot international, and will not be merged with it in any other way. It is only evaluated for statistical purposes and used to improve the content and functionality of the website.


This website also uses cookies. A cookie is a text file with an identification number that is transmitted to the user's computer when the website is used together with the other data actually requested. The file is kept there for later access and is used to authenticate the user.

Since cookies are just simple files and not executable programs, they pose no threat to your computer. Cookies do not contain any personal data, which ensures the protection of privacy. Depending on the selected setting of the Internet browser, the user accepts these cookies automatically. However, this setting can be changed and the storage of cookies deactivated or set such that the user is notified when a cookie is set. In the event of the deactivation of the use of cookies, however, some functions of the website may not be available or may only be available to a limited extent.

Die Website von apo–rot international verwendet temporäre (sog. „Session–") Cookies, also solche, die nur für den Zeitraum einer sog. „Sitzung" gültig sind und bei Beendigung des Browsers automatisch gelöscht werden. apo–rot international verlinkt ggf. auf andere Websites, wo möglicherweise ebenfalls Cookies genutzt werden.

The website of apo-rot international uses temporary (so-called “session”) cookies, i.e. cookies that are valid only for the period of a so-called “session” and are automatically deleted when the browser is terminated. apo-rot international may link to other sites where cookies may be used.
However, when using a user account and entering login data and when placing orders via this website permanent cookies are used to control access. These are valid for 3 months. They allow the user to move about in all areas of the apo-rot international website and to select goods for the shopping cart without having to re-register several times. Instead of prompting the user to re-enter their credentials, the cookie file is sent to the server by the browser and accepted as proof of identity.
A permanent cookie with a term of 3 months is used to create internal statistics for the website.
You can also find out more about what cookies are and how to delete them here: http://www.meine-cookies.org/.

Contact form
The contact form on our website is an easy way to get in contact with us quickly. In order to be able to establish contact, some fields are marked as mandatory fields. By filling in the fields and selecting “Submit”, you agree that your data will be sent to us by email with the message. The data collected using the contact form will not be merged with other data and will only be processed for the purpose of processing your request and will be deleted when this is completed.

Data protection for goods orders, newsletter of apo-rot international - a shop of Apotheke Zur Rose

In the context of the ordering of goods apo-rot international collects the personal data of customers (stock data) in order to be able to carry out and process the order. The following data from the customer is collected, stored and used: Name, address, email address, date of birth, telephone, if necessary fax number (for pharmaceutical inquiries) as well as in the case of direct debit the information about the account connection and possibly further bank data for credit card payments.

Conducting of credit checks by CRIF Bürgel
If we provide services in advance (e.g. delivery on account), we reserve the right to conduct a credit check based on mathematical-statistical procedures in order to safeguard our legitimate interest in determining the solvency of our customers. The personal data required for a credit check is submitted in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR to the following service providers:
CRIF Bürgel GmbH
Gasstraße 18
22761 Hamburg
You may object to this processing of your data at any time by sending a message to the data controller or to the aforementioned credit agency. However, we may continue to be entitled to process your personal data, if this is necessary for the contractual payment.

The legal bases of this transfer of data is Art. 6 (1) (b) and Art. 6 (1) (f) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Transfers based on Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR may only be made to the extent that this is necessary to safeguard the legitimate interests of our company or third parties and the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject requiring the protection of personal data do not prevail. The exchange of data with CRIFBÜRGEL also serves the fulfilment of legal obligations to carry out creditworthiness checks on customers (§ 505a and 506 of the Civil Code).
CRIFBÜRGEL processes the data obtained and also uses it for the purposes of profiling (scoring) in order to provide its contractors in the European Economic Area and in Switzerland and, where applicable, other third countries (if there is an adequacy decision by the European Commission) information on, inter alia, the assessment of the creditworthiness of natural persons. Further information on CRIFBÜRGEL’s activities can be found in the CRIFBÜRGEL Information Sheet or viewed online at www.crifbuergel.de/de/datenschutz.

For the delivery of the goods by external service providers, apo-rot international passes on the necessary information (recipient, telephone number, email address, delivery address and possibly authorised persons) to these companies. apo-rot does not otherwise pass personal customer data on to third parties without the customer's prior express consent. apo-rot international does not undertake any address marketing.

If a user wishes to receive the email newsletter offered by apo-rot international irrespective of an order, they can subscribe to it by clicking on a corresponding button on the website. The customer hereby agrees that the apo-rot international newsletter will be sent to the specified email address on a regular basis. Prior to this, a check is done to ensure that the customer is the owner of the specified email address or that the owner agrees to receive the newsletter. The consent to the sending of the newsletter can be withdrawn at any time free of charge and without giving reasons by a simple message to apo-rot international or via the unsubscribe link at the end of each email newsletter.

If apo-rot international receives the email address of the user in connection with the sale of a product, apo-rot international uses it to promote its own similar products. The user may object to the use of their email address for advertising at any time, without any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs (for sending a corresponding message to apo-rot international). To do this, it is sufficient to send a message Apotheke Zur Rose, Thüringer Str. 29, 06112 Halle (Saale) or service@apo-rot-international.com. The objection can also be exercised by clicking the unsubscribe link at the end of each advertising email.

The data for the individual orders remains available in the password-protected user account of this website for the respective customer, in particular in order to make it easy to place further orders for the products already purchased in the ordering system. The customer can view and change the stock data saved to their customer account as well as the selected password at any time on this website in their user account (“My apo-rot”) under the section “My data”.

A customer can have their customer account and all related data deleted at any time by providing a notification to this effect to Apotheke Zur Rose, Thüringer Str. 29, 06112 Halle (Saale) or service@apo-rot-international.com. In this event, apo-rot international will delete all customer data immediately, as far as its use no longer necessary for the processing of an order and apo-rot is not obliged to retain it due to legal regulations. In both cases, however, the data is blocked and deleted as soon as possible.

"Use of the analytics tool “Google Analytics”
We use the service Google Analytics of Google Inc. This service allows us to analyse the use of our web pages and uses cookies. For this purpose, the information generated by the cookie, such as your anonymised IP address, is transmitted on our behalf to a Google Inc. server in the USA and stored and evaluated there. Google Analytics has been extended by the code “gat._anonymizeIp ();” for use on this website. As a result, this ensures the anonymous collection of IP addresses. The anonymisation of your IP address is usually done by by Google Inc. by shortening your IP address within the European Union or in other contracting states of the European Economic Area (EEA). In exceptional cases, your IP address will be transmitted to a Google Inc. server in the USA and will be anonymised there. Your IP address will not be merged with other data by Google Inc. The Google Analytics advertising feature uses remarketing and performance reporting according to demographics and interests. The purpose of these procedures is to use the information about user behaviour to better align the advertising with the interests of the respective users. As part of the remarketing personalised advertising can be delivered on other websites based on the surfing behaviour of the user on the website of apo-rot international. The advertising media may contain products that the user has previously viewed on the website of apo-rot international. If you have consented to your web and app browsing history being linked by Google to your Google account and information from your Google account being used to personalise ads, Google will use this data for cross-device remarketing. Any products that allow conclusions about the health status of the user are excluded by apo-rot international from this procedure. You may object to the collection of your data through Google Analytics at any time. The following options are available:
Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you can prevent the use of cookies by corresponding settings in your browser; in this case, however, not all functions of the website may be available. The settings must be made separately for each browser you use.
You may also prevent Google Inc. from collecting and processing this data by downloading and installing the browser ad-on available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
Alternatively, or within browsers on mobile devices, please click on the following link: Disable Google Analytics
"An opt-out cookie will be stored on your device for our website with effect for your currently used browser. If you delete your cookies in this browser, you must click on this link again.
For more information about terms of use and privacy, please visit http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html or https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/."

Google Adwords Tracking
apo-rot international uses Google Ireland Limited (Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland) as an ad tracking customer (“Google Adwords Customer”) for the purpose of marketing performance measurement. For this purpose, a Google Adwords pixel is integrated with the order confirmation page of apo-rot international, which in addition to the usual technical features of each webshop visit (e.g. browser, IP address) also transfers the value of each apo-rot international order to Google without any information about the customer submitted. For the purpose of recognising and assigning users, Google will set a cookie if you reach the websites via a Google ad. These cookies lose their validity after 540 days. Each AdWords user receives a different cookie. Cookies cannot in this case be tracked through the websites of AdWords users. For more information about privacy at Google, visit https://policies.google.com/u/1/privacy/update. Users may also opt out of Google ads completely or in part at https://privacy.google.com/?hl=de#google-experience. You may object to the use of your data by Google under Opt-Out.

Right to information, deletion and correction, data protection officer

On request, apo-rot international will gladly provide customers and other users of the website with further information on what data is stored and how it is used. Should the data stored at apo-rot international be incorrect, apo-rot international will correct it. To this end, the customer can contact apo-rot international at the address stated in the legal notice of this website or contact apo-rot international in any other way.

Furthermore, customers can view their stock data stored at apo-rot international in the user account area of this website and correct it there if necessary. The customer number or e-mail address and the password or postal code are required for this. The customer can have their user account and all related data deleted at any time by notification to Apotheke Zur Rose, Thüringer Str. 29, 06112 Halle (Saale) or to service@apo-rot-international.com. apo-rot international will then delete all customer data immediately, as far as its use is not necessary to process an order or apo-rot international is not obliged to store it due to legal regulations. In both cases, however, the data is blocked and deleted as soon as possible.

* Free of Charge. Additional costs may apply