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​The satisfaction of our visitors is our top priority.


It is important to us to protect and secure your privacy. Therefore, we have established the following policies to protect your personal information.

General data protection regulations for the use of the above-mentioned Halcyon Dive Store website – as of April 1, 2018

1. Data protection policy 

1.1 Collection, processing and use of personal data

Every time our websites are accessed, usage data is transmitted by the respective Internet browser and stored in log files, so-called server log files. This data is:

  • IP address (Internet Protocol address) of the accessing computer

  • Name of the page accessed

  • Date and time of retrieval

  • the referrer URL (origin URL) from which the user came to the accessed page

  • Amount of data transferred

  • Status message about whether the retrieval was successful

  • Session identification number

  • Email address when registering for the newsletter


Use of data when registering for the email newsletter: If you register for our newsletter, we will use the data required for this or provided separately by you to regularly send you our email newsletter in accordance with your consent. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time and can do so either by sending a message to or via the link provided in the newsletter.

1.2 Purpose purpose

The main purpose of collecting personal data on the website is to enable the user to use the website safely, smoothly and efficiently. Individual services, such as participating in a competition or registering to receive a newsletter, require registration. The purpose of data storage here is to be able to provide the respective services. We will never sell customer data to third parties or pass it on for third-party purposes without your consent.

1.3 Use of analysis programs

As part of web analysis, the above-mentioned websites use Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc. (“Google”), whereby the above-mentioned websites use etracker, whereby IP addresses are only processed in shortened form in order to exclude direct personal reference.  

Browser add-on to deactivate Google Analytics

Google requires its users to use the following instructions in its data protection declarations., SeaYa-Unterwasserlampen and comply with this request by reproducing the following text:

“This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and that enable your use of the website to be analyzed. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not combined with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install Browser add-on to deactivate Google Analytics“.

We also measure the interaction with our website in connection with broadcast TV spots via our service provider Spoteffects (operated by spoteffects, webeffects GmbH). A corresponding contract for data processing was concluded with Spoteffects. Spoteffects uses results that we generate using the analysis tool “Piwik”. Piwik is an open source web analytics tool (, which collects data about user behavior and uses this to create pseudonymous user profiles. Cookies are used for this purpose, among other things. You can find more information about Piwik and profile creation at

Script code from MyFonts Inc., USA is loaded on this page - we use MyFonts to display our fonts. If you have activated Java Script in your browser and have not installed a Java Script blocker, your browser may transmit personal data to MyFonts. We do not know which data MyFonts links with the data received and for what purposes MyFonts uses this data. To prevent MyFonts from executing JavaScript code altogether, you can install a JavaScript blocker (e.g. Further information on data protection at MyFonts can be found under the following link:

You can use your browser settings to prevent the analysis tools used by our website from storing cookies on your computer. This may mean that you cannot use our website to its full extent. (see also 1.4 (2))

1.4 Use of cookies with the above-mentioned websites uses so-called “cookies” to individually design and optimize the user’s online experience and online time. A cookie is a text file that is stored on the computer's hard drive either temporarily until the browser is closed ("session cookie") or for a longer preset time ("permanent" cookie). Cookies contain, for example, information about the user's previous access to the corresponding server or information about which offers have been accessed so far. Cookies are not used to run programs or load viruses onto your computer. The main purpose of cookies is to provide an offer specifically tailored to the user and to make the use of the service as comfortable as possible. uses session cookies, partner and affiliate cookies and persistent cookies.

(1) Session cookies

The above-mentioned websites predominantly use “session cookies”, which are only stored on the user’s hard drive for a short time and are automatically deleted when you leave the browser. Session cookies are used for load balancing (balancing the system load).

(2) Avoidance of cookies

The user has the option to refuse the setting of cookies at any time. This is usually done by selecting the appropriate option in the browser settings or through additional programs. Further information can be found in the help function of the browser used by the user. If the user decides to switch off cookies, this can reduce the scope of the mentioned websites and their services and have a negative impact on the use of the service offerings.

1.5 Use of Facebook, Twitter, Google AdSense and Google “+1” social plugins, and uses social plugins (“plugins”) from the social network on its website, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). The plugins are marked with a Facebook logo. When the user accesses the websites, and, which contain such a plugin, the user's browser establishes a direct connection with the Facebook servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted by Facebook directly to the user's browser and integrated into the website.

By integrating the plugins, Facebook receives the information that the user has accessed the corresponding pages. If the user is logged in to Facebook, Facebook can assign the user's visit to their Facebook account. If the user interacts with the plugins, for example by clicking the “Like” button or making a comment, the corresponding information is transmitted from the user’s browser directly to Facebook and stored there. The purpose and scope of data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Facebook as well as the user's relevant rights and setting options to protect their privacy can be found in Facebook's data protection information.

 The above-mentioned websites use plugins on its website in connection with re-tweet functions from the provider in a protected form, which are provided by the company Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107 in provided to the USA. If the user uses the re-tweet functions, the websites they visit will be disclosed to third parties and linked to the user's Twitter account. Users of the above-mentioned websites on which the Twitter plugin is installed are hereby informed that the plugin establishes a connection to Twitter, whereby a transmission is carried out to your browser so that the plugin appears on the website. Furthermore, data is forwarded to the Twitter servers through use, which contains information about the user's website visit to the above-mentioned websites. For logged-in Twitter users, this means that the usage data is assigned to their personal Twitter account and displayed there. As soon as the user actively uses the Twitter plugin as a logged-in Twitter user (for example by clicking on the Tweet button), this data is transferred to the Twitter account and published. The user can prevent this by logging out of their Twitter account beforehand. The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Twitter as well as the user's relevant rights and setting options to protect their privacy can be found in Twitter's data protection information. with the websites and shops and uses the “+1” button of the social network Google Plus, which is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States (“Google”). 

If the user presses the “+1” button, the user’s browser establishes a direct connection with Google’s servers. The content of the “+1” button is transmitted by Google directly to the user’s browser and integrated into the website by it. The above-mentioned websites have no influence on the amount of data that Google collects with the button. The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Google as well as the rights and setting options of the user to protect privacy can be found in Google's data protection information on the “+1” button:

Google+ Buttons Policy

If the user is a Google Plus member and would like to prevent their data from being tracked, they must log out of Google Plus before visiting the above-mentioned websites.

In exceptional cases, the above-mentioned website uses Google AdSense, a service for integrating advertisements from Google Inc. (“Google”). For this service to integrate advertisements, Google AdSense uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on the user's computer and enable the use of the website to be analyzed. In addition, Google AdSense uses so-called web beacons. These are invisible graphics. Thanks to web beacons, information such as visitor traffic on websites can be evaluated. Cookies and web beacons are used to generate data about the use of the website. This data is personal because the IP address is also stored. Google collects this personal data and, if necessary, transmits it to its advertising contract partners. The data is collected, stored and transmitted for advertising purposes. If the user wants to avoid the collection of their personal data, they can prevent the installation of cookies or web beacons by setting their browser software accordingly. In this case, however, not all functions of the above-mentioned websites can be used.

If you do not want Facebook, Google or Twitter to directly assign the data collected via our website to your profile, you must log out of the relevant service before visiting our website. You can also completely prevent the plugins for these services from loading using add-ons for your browser, e.g. B. with the script blocker “NoScript” (

1.6 Profile creation, and evaluates usage-related and technical information. By usage-related information we mean: data that relates to usage behavior on our website. These include, for example

  • the retrieval of information on our website

  • Date and time of retrieval

  • the amount of data transferred

  • the message about successful retrievals

  • Data about purchases

  • Items opened and clicked


By technical information we mean data that we receive from your internet browser and your operating system.

Our services (such as Google Analytics, Open Track) use cookies and other technologies to recognize or recognize you. We also use so-called digital fingerprints to recognize users. Your computer transmits various system data during a website visit, which is stored by our systems. By means of a data comparison, you can be recognized if you visit the website again; The decisive factor here is the individual settings of your computer or mobile device.

1.7 Information about stored data

The user has the right to request information at any time about the data stored about them, their origin, the purpose of storage and the recipient to whom the data is passed on. This information is free of charge and is provided in writing.

An email is sufficient to request information.

The email should be addressed to

1.8 Deletion and correction of data

Within the framework of the legal requirements, the user has the right to request the correction or deletion of the data stored about him on the above-mentioned websites at any time.

All you need to do is send an email.

The email should be addressed to

2. Current state of the art

The user is aware that data protection for data transfers on the Internet is not yet fully guaranteed given the current state of technology. In particular, emails do not constitute secure communication, as “reading” of content cannot technically be ruled out. In this respect, the user is responsible for the security of the data he transmits to the Internet.

Review reminder via email 
If you have given us your express consent to this during or after your order by activating a corresponding checkbox or clicking a button provided for this purpose, we will use your email address as a reminder to submit a review of your order about us evaluation system used. This consent can be revoked at any time by sending a message to the contact option described below.

Right to information and contact option 
You have the right to free information about the personal data we have stored about you and, if necessary, the right to correct, block or delete this data. If you have any questions about the collection, processing or use of your personal data, information, correction, blocking or deletion of data as well as revocation of consent given or objection to a specific use of data, please contact us directly using the contact details in our legal notice.

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