Data Protection and Security

The security of your data takes a high priority at Keyk. Therefore, we have made the protection of your privacy as one of our most important tasks so we adhere to statutory provisions, in particular the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Telemedia Act (TMG). The following statement provides an overview of how we protect your privacy and what kind of data is collected and for what purpose.

The Privacy Policy applies only to this website. It does not apply to websites that are linked to this website. Since legal requirements change, and the business in general, we reserve the right to modify the Privacy Policy at any time.

1. The site

The responsible contact is Keyk, Römerstr 13, 50996 Cologne, Germany hereinafter referred to as "Keyk ".

2. Automated Data Collection and Processing by Your Browser

2.1 When you visit our website without registering or placing an order, you do so without revealing your identity.   As with any website, our servers automatically and temporarily stores the following information in the server log files which are sent by your browser automatically:

  •          Browser type
  •          Your operating system
  •          File application oft he computer
  •          The http response code
  •          The Referrer-URL
  •          The IP address of the requesting computer
  •          Time of the server inquiry

We cannot assign or connect this information to the identity of the user.  We do not generate a connection of this information, except when an order is placed in our shop.

2.2 For the design and the optimization of this website we utilize technologies from Prestashop. For this purpose, cookies may be used to enable the recognition of an Internet browser. User profiles are not merged without the express consent of the visitor with information about the bearer of the pseudonym. Particular IP addresses are anonymized immediately, making an assignment of user profiles to IP addresses not possible. Visitors of this site can be contradict/change this data collection and storage at any time.

3. Data collection and processing of voluntarily submitted information

3.1 You can generally visit our website without login. If you provide us personal information by e-mail or through our website, such as your name and address, date of birth, e-mail address or your phone number, it is done on a voluntary basis.

These voluntarily provided personal data may be used for the settlement of contractual relationships, the processing of inquiries or your orders, delivery of your ordered goods as well as to be able to complete the payment for the goods. When using an online payment services (eg PayPal), as well as payment by credit card, your data to the respective service providers will be forwarded for payment processing. However, the collection of your personal data may also be necessary if you want to take advantage of gratuitous services of Keyk:

  •          when registering for our Newsletter
  •          when participating in a sweepstakes
  •          when you get in contact with us
  •          or the registration and use of your protected profile / wishlist slip
  •          when you request a catalog
  •          when flagging for information on unannounced products
  •          when applying for a position online


We point out that it is your decision whether you want to tell us your data. When and if you do not wish to share this data for a given service then you may not be able to fully take advantage of the particular service.  Your data is erased in accordance with the statutory provisions.

 3.2 The information you provide will only be used for the purpose of market and opinion research as well as for advertising purposes and will be stored if you have given your consent. You can review your account and our policies by logging in. To withdraw your consent, please refer to Clause 6 of this Privacy Policy.

3.3 If you want to subscribe to our newsletter, we need your e- mail address, and you can voluntarily provide your name and address. These data are used only for communication with you as part of our newsletter offer and are not passed to third parties. If you choose, in addition to your e- mail to inform us of your name and address, you will receive as part of our newsletter and regionally -based information (eg on options in stores in your area) . By subscribing to the newsletter you agree that we may store the above data for sending the newsletter.  For statistical purposes we evaluate in an anonymous form, which links are clicked on in the newsletter. It is not clear which particular person has done the clicks. Your consent can be recalled at any time in your account.  To withdraw your consent, please refer to Clause 6 of this Privacy Statement

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

4. Information passed to Third Parties

4.1 Unless you have provided us with personal information, this will not be passed to third parties. A transfer takes place only in the context of a granted your consent (see paragraph 3), in the context of processing your requests, your orders and the use of our services to authorized subcontractors who receive only for performing this contract, provided the necessary data and earmarked use (such as the dispatch of the goods or depending on payment of the relevant financial service providers),

in the event that you choose the payment method or account debit, credit

in the case of a continuing delay in payment for the purpose of enforcement of receivables

in the context of data processing in accordance with § 11 BDSG to service providers under the provisions of the BDSG or in the performance of legal obligations to the relevant authorities.

 4.2 We use social plugins on this site. Social Plugins are web applications that combine this site with selected social networks. The social plug-ins, however, are not directly involved, but must be activated by a separate first step. Only with this activation connection to the social network can it be activated.  Through this connection, your IP address and user data can be transmitted to the social plogins. For details of the used social plug-ins, please refer to Note 5

Google Analytics

This offer uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses. "Cookies", text files that are stored on the user computer and which enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about use of this website by users are usually transferred to a server of Google in the US and stored there.

In case of activation of IP anonymization on this website, the IP address of users of 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 is the full IP address is transmitted to a Google server in the US and shortened there. The IP-anonymisation is active on this website. On behalf of the operator of this site Google will use this information to evaluate the use of the site by users, compiling reports on website activity and providing other with website and internet related services to the website operator.

Is undertaken as part of Google Analytics that your browser sends IP address can not be merged with other data of Google. The user may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser software; However, this offer, the users indicate that you can optionally use to their full extent in this case not all features of this website. The user can also prevent the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (incl. Your IP address) to Google and the processing of these data by Google, by the available at the following link browser plugin Download and install: http: // hl = en?.

As an alternative to browser add-on or within browsers on mobile devices, please click this link in order to avoid detection by Google Analytics on this website in the future. Here an opt-out cookie is stored on your device. Delete your cookies, you will need to click this link again.


This offer uses Piwik, an open source software for statistical analysis of user accesses. Piwik uses. "Cookies", text files that are stored on the computer of the user and enable the analysis of your use of the website by the user. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this Agebotes are stored on the provider's server in Germany. The IP address is anonymized immediately after processing and before storage. Users may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser software; However, the provider, the user indicates that they may not be able to use all features of this website in this case. 

5.    Social Plugins

On our site you will find links to the social networks Facebook, Google+ and Twitter. For this purpose the following data protection declaration applies:

5.1 Facebook 

We use the Like-Button ("like") the Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook"), which connects this site with the social network of Facebook. For more information about the function and appearance of the Facebook plug-ins can be found at With activation (see paragraph 4.2) of the Like-Button your browser establishes a direct connection to Facebook servers. The contents of the Like-Button is transferred by Facebook directly to your browser. At the same time, certain data is transmitted from your browser to Facebook. This happens regardless of whether you click the Like button or not. We have no influence on the amount of data that Facebook collects in this way. According to our current knowledge, there are the following data:

  •          visited page on our site that contains the button,
  •          the general information provided by your browser (IP address, browser type and version, operating system, time),
  •          when registered and logged in Facebook users, the respective Facebook ID.


For the purpose and scope of data collection and the further processing and use of data by Facebook, and your rights in this respect as well as setting options for protecting your privacy, please refer to the privacy policies of Facebook:

If you are a Facebook member and do not want Facebook to collect about you via our website data and linked to your stored by Facebook Member data, you must log out on Facebook before your visit our website and possibly delete existing cookies from Facebook. The Facebook Like button can moreover be blocked with the help of add-ons for your own browser. For more information, refer to the Add-on pages of your browser.

5.3 Google+

For connection to Google+, we use the +1- Button of Google. The +1 button is marked with the Google+ logo or +1. For more information about the function and appearance of the +1 buttons can be found here:

With activation (see Section 4.2) of +1 buttons your browser establishes a direct connection to Google's servers. The contents of the +1 Button is transmitted from Google directly to your browser. At the same time, certain data is transmitted from your browser to Google. This happens regardless of whether you click on the +1 button or not. We have no influence on the amount of data that Google collects on this path. According to our current knowledge, there are the following data, in particular to represent the +1 button:

  •          visited page on our site that contains the button,
  •          the general information provided by your browser (IP address, browser type and version, operating system, time)
  •          when registered and logged in Google+ users, their Google+ user ID.
  •          The +1 button can also be hidden by browser add-ons, so that no data collection takes place through Google.


5.4 Using YouTube Social Plugins and Social plug-ins

Various pages of our offer contain so-called embedding of videos on YouTube. These allow only the connection to YouTube. YouTube is available from Google Inc. The purpose and scope of the data collection and use by Google as well as your rights and settings options for protecting a YouTube client, please refer to the privacy policies of YouTube ( /policies/privacy/).'

5.5 Using Pinterest Social Plugins and Social plug-ins

On our website, plugins of the social network Pinterest Inc., 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA are integrated. The Pinterest plugin you agree to the "pin it" button on this page.

If you click the Pinterest "Pin it" button while you are logged into your Pinterest account, you can link the content of our pages on your Pinterest profile. This allows Pinterest assign to visit our pages to your user account. We point out that we as providers of the sites no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and use them through Pinterest. For more information about Privacy Statement of Share

5.6 Using Twitter Social Plugins and Social plug-ins

On our website we also use the so-called. Social Plugins and Social plug-ins (the "Plugins") the social network Twitter, which of Twitter, Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA (hereinafter "Twitter") is operated. The plugins are identifiable by a Twitter logo (bird-outline / Relief in different colors against different backgrounds). The different Twitter logos, behind which hides the Plugin, can be viewed on the website of Twitter at the following link

If you call one of our websites containing such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection with the (expected in the US located) servers on Twitter. The content of the plugin is from Twitter directly to your browser and integrates it into the website. We therefore have no influence on the amount of data that Twitter gathered by the plugin and inform you according to our knowledge, according to the information available on Twitter, you can find on the link the can see from the website Twitter.

By integrating the plugin Twitter receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding page of our website. If you are logged at the time on Twitter, where you use the plugin, Twitter can assign your visit to your account. If you interact with the plugins, for example, pressing a "Tweet This" button or entering a comment, the corresponding information is transmitted from your browser directly to Twitter and stored there. If you are a Twitter member and do not want Twitter via our website collects information about you and linked to your data stored on Twitter, you must log out before you visit our website on Twitter. If you are not a member of Twitter or have logged out before you visit our website on Twitter, but there is the possibility that Twitter (at least) your IP address in experience and stores.

Purpose and scope of data collection and the further processing and use of data by Twitter and your rights and settings options for protecting your privacy please refer to the callable link privacy policies of Twitter.

5.7 Amazon Affiliate Program

[Please add your name here] is a participant in the affiliate program from Amazon EU, which was designed to provide a means for sites, by means of which through the placement of advertisements and links to [Fill in the appropriate name of the site (Amazon / / / / / / / /] earned referral fees can be. Amazon uses cookies to track the origin of the orders. Among other things, Amazon can recognize that you have clicked the affiliate link on this website. For more information on data usage by Amazon, see the privacy statement of the company:

Revocation, changes, corrections and updates

The user has the right to obtain information free of charge about the personal data stored about him. In addition, the user has the right to correct inaccurate data, blocking and deletion of their personal data, insofar as the there is no legal obligation to retain.

6. Withdrawal of Data

Of course, you may withdraw your consent to the use, processing and disclosure of your personal information for purposes of market and opinion research, advertising or for sending the newsletter at any time with effect for the future by sending us a message. You can do this by post by sending an informal message to  Keyk, Römerstr 13, 50996 Cologne, Germany or by email to

If you wish to unsubscribe from the KEYK newsletter, you can do with the link that appears at the end of every newsletter.

7. Usage of Cookies

This website uses cookies . Cookies are used to make our service more user- friendly, 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 in the security settings of your browser to prohibit temporary and stored cookies. If you disable cookies, some features might not be available on our page.  And some Web pages may not display correctly.  We use both temporary cookies that are valid only for the duration of your visit to the website, as well as cookies that are stored and used for an unlimited time on your computer. The latter can be deleted anytime by yourself. Please follow the instructions of the help function of your browser on the prevention and deletion of cookies. Cookies on your computer cause no harm and do not contain viruses. The cookies do not contain personal data and the information stored therein are not associated with your personal data (name, address, etc.).

8. Security of Transferred Data

Your personal data will be encrypted. For each data transfer, we use the so-called SSL (Secure Socket Layer) connection using 128-bit encryption. This technology provides maximum security and is therefore, for example, also used by banks for data protection for online banking. Payment processing follows the highest security requirements. All transfer of data of up to 256-bit SSL encrypted and thus protected against unauthorized access by third parties. In addition, credit card data is according to the strictest safety regulations of the credit card industry, called the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS short), the part of the certified Payment Service Provider EOS Holding GmbH & Co KG processed and stored. People as well as card related data is protected to the highest safety standards in terms of data protection.

9. Access right and Rectification

On request basis, we may give you information on the personal data stored regarding your account. Please send your request to Keyk , Römerstr 13, 50996 Cologne, Germany or by e-mail to You have also in accordance with the law, the right to rectification, blocking and deletion of your personal data.

10. Further Information

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