Last Revised August 14, 2017
Responsible contact according to the Federal Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz (BDSG)) is AbeBooks Inc., 5th Floor, 655 Tyee Road, Victoria, BC, V9A 6X5, Canada and AbeBooks Europe GmbH, Ronsdorfer Str. 77a, 40233 Düsseldorf (both referred to as "AbeBooks").
Generally you can access our web services without disclosing personal data to us. It is always your choice whether or not to provide us with your personal data.
If you would like to register, purchase or sell products via our web sites or subscribe to our newsletter, the disclosure of personal data is necessary. This data includes your name, your address, your e-mail and other personal data which is requested by AbeBooks in individual cases.
We collect, process and use personal data only with your consent. If the consent is electronically declared within the scope of our Internet services, we follow the statutory notice liability requirements.
We use your personal data in order to constantly improve our range of services and to satisfy the user's needs.
AbeBooks uses your personal information to enable you the conclusion of contracts via our internet platform as well as for facilitating payments and orders. In addition, your data is used for the establishment, processing and settlement of your user relationship with AbeBooks.
Furthermore, we use your data in order to communicate with you. This includes that we, as the case may be, inform you about novelties of our services via e-mail. Should you have subscribed to our e-mail newsletter, we use your data in order to inform you regularly about products, services or certain events which could be of interest to you. In the case that you no longer wish to receive these e-mail newsletters, you can cancel the subscription from any AbeBooks promotional emails at any time. Your personal data will also be used in order to enable third parties the execution of technical, logistical and other services by our behalf. Finally, we use your data in order to protect our web pages and to trace unauthorized access.
As a matter of course, your data will not be sold to third parties. AbeBooks exclusively transmits your personal data to the following extent:
If your data is no longer necessary for the above-mentioned purposes including the settlement, it will be deleted. If the data is required for tax purposes, it will be blocked. This data is no longer available for further usage.
Agreement to the collection, processing and usage of my personal data:
- I agree that AbeBooks Inc. and the AbeBooks Europe GmbH (below both referred to as "AbeBooks") collect, processes and use my personal data (like name, address and e-mail) for the establishment, transaction and settlement of my user relation with AbeBooks Europe GmbH.
- I agree that AbeBooks transmits my name, my address, my e-mail, my delivery address and if required my bank details to the respective contractual partner (buyer or seller) for the purpose of processing the contract.
- I agree that AbeBooks collects, processes and uses my personal data for marketing measurements like the mailing of email newsletters.
- Additionally, I agree that in the case that AbeBooks, companies controlled by AbeBooks, particular affiliated companies or shares of the company are sold, my personal data will generally be passed onto the acquirer with the transmitted part of the company.
This declaration of acceptance can be revoked at any time with future effect by sending an e-mail to email@example.com.