Privacy Policy

1.Collection, processing and use of personal data
1.1 When visiting our website

When you visit our website, the browser used on your device automatically sends information to the server of our website. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file. The following information will be collected without your intervention and stored until automated deletion:

  • IP address of the requesting computer,
  • Date and time of access,
  • Name and URL of the retrieved file,
  • Website from which access is made (Referrer URL),
  • used browser and, if applicable, the operating system of your computer as well as the name of your access provider.

The enumerated data are processed by us exclusively for the following purposes:

  • Ensuring a smooth connection of the website,
  • Ensuring comfortable use of our website,
  • Evaluation of system security and stability as well
  • for further administrative purposes.

The legal basis for the o.g. Data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO. Our legitimate interest follows exclusively for the aforementioned purposes of data collection. In no case we use the o.g. Data for the purpose of drawing conclusions about you. In addition, we use cookies and analysis services when visiting our website. Further details can be found under no. 3 and 4 of this privacy policy.

1.2 When using our order form

The collection, storage and use of personal data is required for the processing and dispatch of your orders via our online shop.

This includes inventory data such as:

  • Your first and last name
  • Your address and address (street, house number, postal code, city)
  • Your email address, as well
  • a customer account password

Spreckelsen Fine Jewelry collects personal data only insofar as they are fundamentally necessary in the context of ordering goods or opening a customer account – and only to the extent absolutely necessary for the respective use.

To process the order processes, we will store your address details (and, if necessary, also data required for individual payment details). The information provided by you will only be used with your consent and solely for the fulfillment and processing of your order. The information provided to us by you will only be used with your conscious consent – in this case by the voluntary sending of your data through our order form – and solely for the fulfillment and processing of your order. This also applies to your email address. The address information of existing customers can theoretically – in case of unconditional prior and explicit consent – also be used for own advertising purposes. However, you can object to consent that has already been granted.

With full completion of the contract and full purchase price payment your data will be blocked for further use and after a long period of inactivity of your customer account, as far as no commercial or tax requirements dictate a longer storage deleted, unless you specifically by further active use of your customer account also consent to the further usage-dependent storage and provision of your data.

2. Disclosure to third parties
2.1. To service provider:

In order to facilitate the shipment of your order, it is essential to provide your delivery address, contact details and tracking information to the shipping company (eg DHL, UPS, Hermes, etc.) commissioned by us for the delivery.

A transfer of your data takes place exclusively in the extent strictly necessary for shipping.

2.2. To cooperating financial institutions:

In order to provide you with the processing of transactions and the provision of services in the course of the ordering process on our site, we cooperate with financial institutions. These receive from us only the data absolutely necessary for the procedure over you – and are of course not authorized to process and use them to an extent beyond that.

2.3. To the group of companies PayPal Inc.

In order to be able to provide you with the processing of transactions and the provision of services in the course of the ordering process on our site, we cooperate with, among other financial institutions, also with the PayPal Inc. group of companies. This, too, receives from us only the absolutely necessary data for you about the process – and of course is not authorized to further process and use this to an extent beyond.

2.4. To law enforcement agencies, government agencies or authorized third parties

In special cases, we may be required by law, law enforcement agencies, government agencies or authorized third parties on the basis of a request for information or in connection with a preliminary investigation or the suspicion of a criminal offense, an illegal act or any other act that may arise for us, you or anyone give other users a legal liability to provide information. In such cases, we will disclose only the data relevant to the investigation or request for information in our estimation, such as: Name, city, zip code, phone number, e-mail address, previous username and IP address.

3. Cookies

Cookies are text files that are stored automatically when a website is called up locally in the visitor’s browser. We use cookies to make our offer user-friendly and functional. Thanks to these files, for example, it is possible to display information tailored to individual interests on one page.

Security-related features to protect your privacy are also made possible by the use of cookies. The exclusive purpose is to tailor our offer to your needs and to make the site use as comfortable as possible. With the application of the DSGVO 2018 we as webmasters of this site are obligated to follow the basic regulation published under: and to inform our users accordingly about the collection and evaluation of data. The lawfulness of the processing is justified in Chapter 2, Article 6 of the GDPR.

4. Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics, a well-known web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ( (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, hereafter “Google “). In this context, pseudonymised usage profiles are created and cookies (see under point 3) are used. The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website, such as:

  • Browser type / version,
  • used operating system,
  • Referrer URL (the previously visited page),
  • Host name of the accessing computer (IP address),
  • Time of server request,

are transmitted to a Google server in the US and stored there. The information is used to evaluate the use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage for the purposes of market research and customization of these websites. This information may also be transferred to third parties if required by law or if third parties process this data in the order.

On our website, we only use the Analytics service with the IP anonymization feature enabled. For you, this means that your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google, within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area, and your precise personal identification will no longer be possible. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and only then shortened.

IP anonymization is fully and permanently active on our website. On our behalf, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide us with other services related to website activity and internet usage. Ultimately, through this evaluation of your activities on our site, we will receive valuable information on how user-friendly our offer has been so far, and what offers may be particularly used or, to your better advantage, improved.

The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of cookies at any time by setting your browser software accordingly; We point out, however, that in this case you may not be able to use all the features of our website in full and a use of our online store and our wishlist then technically no longer possible, as for the ordering process, the temporary storage of form data is inevitably necessary.

In addition, you can prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by using the available browser plug-in at the following link download and install:

For more information about privacy related to Google Analytics, see the Google Analytics Help Center: Clicking on this link calls up an add-on that opens as a window on your device. You will find the download link for the plugin as well as further information, in particular regarding the privacy regarding this plugin of the provider Google. “

We have entered into a contract processing agreement with Google and are fully implementing the requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.

5. Social media and other plugins

We rely on our website on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO Social Plugins from Youtube, Vimeo and Instagram to make our company better known and to offer you additional information. The underlying commercial purpose is to be regarded as a legitimate interest within the meaning of the GDPR. Responsibility for the operation compliant with data protection is to be guaranteed by their respective providers of the network or the linked site. The integration of these plugins by us takes place in the way of the so-called two-click method to protect visitors of our website in the best possible way.

5.1 Facebook plugins (like button)

On our site we may also use like buttons from the social network Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, USA). When you visit our pages, the social sharing plugin creates a connection between the browser and Facebook. Facebook receives information about the usage behavior on the website.

By clicking the “Like button” while you are logged into your Facebook account, the contents of our pages can be linked to your Facebook profile. As the operator of this website, we have no possibility to access these transmitted data and have no knowledge about their use by Facebook. If you do not wish Facebook to associate your visit with us or any other page to your Facebook account, then please log out of your Facebook account beforehand.

5.2 YouTube plugin

Our website uses plugins from the Google-powered YouTube page. Site operator is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.

When you visit one of our YouTube plug-in-enabled sites, you will be connected to the servers of YouTube. It tells the YouTube server which of our pages you’ve visited.

If you’re logged into your YouTube account, YouTube will allow you to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.

The use of YouTube is in the interest of an attractive presentation of our online offers. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

For more information about how to handle User Information, please read the YouTube Privacy Policy at

5.3 Vimeo plugin

Our website uses plugins from the video portal Vimeo. Provider is Vimeo Inc., 555 West 18th Street, NY, New York 10011, USA.

If you visit any of our sites equipped with a Vimeo plugin, you will be connected to Vimeo’s servers. This tells the Vimeo server which of our pages you have visited. In addition, Vimeo obtains your IP address. This also applies if you are not logged in to Vimeo or do not have an account with Vimeo. The information collected by Vimeo is transmitted to the Vimeo server in the United States.

If you are logged in to your Vimeo account, you allow Vimeo to associate your surfing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your Vimeo account before using our websites.

For more information on how to deal with user data, see the Vimeo Privacy Policy at:

5.4 Instagram plugin

Our website also uses so-called Instagram social plugins (“plugins”) operated by Instagram LLC, 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA (“Instagram”).

The plugins are marked with an Instagram logo, for example in the form of an “Instagram camera”.

When you visit a page of our website that contains such a plugin, your browser connects directly to Instagram’s servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted by Instagram directly to your browser and integrated into the page. Through this integration, Instagram receives the information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page of our website, even if you do not have an Instagram profile or are currently not logged in to Instagram.

This information (including your IP address) is sent from your browser directly to an Instagram server in the US and stored there. If you are logged in to Instagram, Instagram can immediately assign the visit to our website to your Instagram account. If you interact with the plugins, for example, press the “Instagram” button, this information is also transmitted directly to an Instagram server and stored there.

The information will also be posted on your Instagram account and displayed there to your contacts.

If you do not want Instagram to directly map the data collected through our website to your Instagram account, you’ll need to log out of Instagram before visiting our website.

For more information, please see the privacy policy: ( Instagram.

5.5 Google Web Fonts

Our website uses so-called web fonts provided by Google for the uniform representation of fonts. When you call up a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly.

To do this, the browser you use must connect to Google’s servers. As a result, Google learns that our website has been accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web Fonts is in the interest of a consistent and attractive presentation of our online services. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

If your browser does not support web fonts, a default font will be used by your computer.

More information about Google Web Fonts can be found at and in Google’s Privacy Policy:

6. Your rights

You have the right:

  •  in accordance with Art. 15 DSGVO, to request information about your personal data processed by us. In particular, you can provide information on the processing purposes, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data has been disclosed, the planned retention period, the right to rectification, deletion, limitation of processing or opposition, the existence of a The right to complain, the source of their data, if not collected from us, and the existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, where appropriate, meaningful information about their details;

  • pursuant to Art. 16 DSGVO, to demand the correction of incorrect or completed personal data stored by us immediately;

  •  in accordance with Art. 17 DSGVO, to demand the deletion of your personal data stored by us, except where the processing is for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, for the fulfillment of a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims is required;

  •  in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data, as far as the accuracy of the data is disputed by you, the processing is unlawful, but you reject their deletion and we no longer need the data, but you this to assert, exercise or defense of legal claims or you have objected to processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR;

  • pursuant to Art. 20 GDPR to obtain your personal data provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request the transfer to another person responsible;

  •  pursuant to Art. 7 para. 3 DSGVO, to revoke your consent given to us at any time. The consequence of this is that we may no longer continue the data processing that was based on this consent for the future. The legality of the data processing carried out until your revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

  • according to Art. 77 GDPR to complain to a supervisory authority. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or work or our company headquarters.

You also have a right of objection: If your personal data are based on legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO are processed, you have the right to file an objection against the processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 21 DSGVO, provided that there are reasons for this arising from your particular situation or the objection is directed against direct mail. In the latter case, you have a general right of objection, which is implemented by us without specifying any particular situation.

If you would like to exercise your right of revocation or objection, please send an e-mail to:

7. Data security

We use the popular SSL (Secure Socket Layer) method within the website visit in conjunction with the highest encryption level supported by your browser. In general, this is a 256-bit encryption. If your browser does not support 256-bit encryption, we’ll use 128-bit v3 technology instead. Whether a single page of our website is encrypted is shown by the closed representation of the key or lock icon in the lower status bar of your browser.

We also take appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or total loss, destruction or against unauthorized access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

For all questions regarding the collection, processing and use of your personal data, please contact our customer service using the contact details below:

Spreckelsen Fine Jewelry
Johanna von Spreckelsen
Mühlenkamp 29
22303 Hamburg

Fon: +49(0)40-279 10-66
Fax: +49(0)40-279 10-67

8. Updating and changing this privacy policy

This privacy policy is currently valid and is valid as of May 2018.

Due to the further development of our website and offers or due to changed legal or regulatory requirements, it may be necessary to change this privacy policy. The current privacy policy can be viewed and printed on the website at