Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This privacy statement explains the nature, scope and purpose of collecting and using data of visitors and users (subsequently called “user”) by Harold’s Lederwaren GmbH, Lämmerspieler Strasse 40-42, 63179 Obertshausen (subsequently called “provider”) as data protection law responsible body.

For questions about privacy, you can reach us Monday to Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the telephone number +49 6104 79061 or by email:

Collection of access data

The provider collects data at each access to the online store (so-called server log files). The access data includes name of the downloaded Web page, file, date and time of access, amount of data transferred, notification of successful retrieval, browser type along with version, the operating system of the user, referrer URL (the previously visited page), IP address and the requesting Provider. The provider uses the data without mapping the identity of the user or other profiling in accordance with statutory regulations only for statistical analysis for the purpose of operation, security and the optimization of the online store. The provider reserves the right to check the log file later if there is reasonable suspicion of unlawful use due to concrete indications.

Collection and use of personal data

Personal data will only be collected and used if permitted by law or the user consents the collection of data from the manufacturer. In general, it can be seen for the user which data is stored, such as name, email address and message in the use of the order when using this service. The for the purpose of ordering goods specified personal information (such as name, email address, address, payment data) are used by the provider for the processing of the contract. These data will be kept confidential, encrypted transfered and not be available to third parties who are not involved in the ordering process, delivery and payment procedures.
While contacting the provider (via contact form or by email), the information of the user will be stored for the purpose of processing the request and for the case that further questions arise. The provider has taken organizational, contractual and technical security measures to ensure that the rules of data protection laws are respected, and accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons is prevented.

Data forwarding to third parties

The data of the users will only be passed on to third parties if this is legally permitted or if a user has consented to the forwarding. This is for instance the case if the transfer of data serves the fulfillment of contractual obligations towards the user and if the mailing address is passed to the shipping company after an online order. Or, if the data are required by competent authorities such as law enforcement agencies. The personal data of users are not sold or forwarded for advertising purposes or to third parties for the purpose of creation of user profiles.


The seller uses “cookies” within its online services. Cookies are small files that are stored on the user’s computer and can store information for providers. Temporary cookies are deleted after you close your browser, and persistent cookies are maintained for a predetermined period of time and can provide the stored information at the reopening of the online services. Cookies are used on the one hand to make use of the service easier. In this way, a cookie stores the cart status of a user. The user can influence the use of cookies. Most browsers have an option that limits or prevents the storage of cookies completely. Providers try to design the online services the way, that the use of cookies is not necessary. However, it is pointed out that the use, in particular the use of comfort of use will be restricted without cookies.

Information via newsletter

E-mails with commercial information about the provider and its services are made only by an explicit user agreement. The user can object of receiving the newsletter at any time. An option of objection shall be found in each email. Before sending the newsletter to the email owner he receives a confirmation mail in which he will have to confirm the newsletter subscription. Unconfirmed registrations are automatically deleted at the latest within four weeks.
Non-advertising information include messages in the context of the contractual relationship with the user. This includes the delivery of technical information, information about the payment, inquiries about orders and similar messages.
The user can apply afterwards for removal from the list of notifications by email to the above contact details. As part of the application stores the provider stores the signing up and the confirmation time and the IP address of the user. The supplier is obliged by law to monitor the applications, in order to verify proper registration.

Google Analytics

The provider uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ( “Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files which are stored on users’ computers and which allow an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about the use of this website by the users is usually transfered to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, in case of the activation of the IP anonymisation on this website, the IP address of the users of Google will be previously abbreviated within the Member States of the European Union or in other Contracting States of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address will be transferred to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. IP anonymisation is active on this website. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate the use of the website by the users to collect reports on the website activities and to provide other services related to the usage of the website and the internet against the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. Users can prevent the storage of cookies by setting their browser software accordingly. However, the provider advises the user that in this case, you may not be able to use all the functions of this website. Users may also prevent Google from tracking the data generated by the cookie and related to its use (including your IP address) to Google, as well as the processing of such data by Google by using the browser plug-in available under the following link Download and install:

Use of Facebook Social Plugins

Social plugins ( “plugins”) of the social network, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ( “Facebook”), are used on this website. The list and the appearance of the Facebook social plugins can be viewed here: this website, social plugins ( “plugins”) of the social network are used of Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ( “Facebook”).When a user calls a web page of this online shop that contains such a plugin, his browser builds a direct link to the Facebook servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted directly from Facebook to the user’s browser and integrated into the website by the browser. The provider has therefore no influence on the extent of the data that Facebook collects with the help of this plugin and therefore informs the users according to their knowledge: By integrating the plugins, Facebook receives the information that a user has called the corresponding page of the online shop. If the user is logged into Facebook, Facebook can assign the visit to his Facebook account. If a user interacts with the plugins, for example press the Like button or comment, the corresponding information will be sent directly to Facebook and stored there. If a user is not a member of Facebook, however, there is the possibility that Facebook will find and save its IP address. According to Facebook, only an anonymous IP address is stored in Germany. The purpose and extent of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Facebook, as well as the rights and settings for the protection of the privacy of the users, can be found in Facebook’s privacy statement: If a user is a Facebook member and does not want Facebook to collect data about him through this online offering, and to link to his or her member data stored on Facebook, he must log out of Facebook before visiting the Internet presence and delete relevant Facebook cookies. It is also possible to block Facebook social plugins with add-ons for the browser, for example with the “Facebook Blocker”.

Use the Pinterest buttons

The buttons ( “Pin It”) of the service Pinterest,, are used on this offer. With the help of the buttons it is possible for the users to share the products of the provider on their “Pinterest Boards”. When a user visits a Web page that contains a “pin it” button, his browser connects directly to Pinterest’s servers. The content of the “Pin It” button is sent by Pinterest directly to the user’s browser. The provider therefore has no influence on the extent of the data that Pinterest collects with the help of the “Pin It” button and informs the user according to his knowledge. After this, only the IP address of the user as well as the URL of the respective web page is transmitted, but only used for the purpose of displaying the “Pin It” button and sharing the content. For more information, visit the Privacy Policy at Pinterest at

Withdrawels, changes, corrections and updates

On request, the user has the right to receive information free of charge about the personal data that has been stored by the provider about him. Contact details can be found in the provider’s imprint.
In addition, the user has the right to correct incorrect data, blockage and deletion of his personal data, as far as no statutory retention requirement exists.

Changes to data protection

The provider reserves the right to change the privacy policy in order to adapt it to changes in the law or to changes in service and data processing.