Who we are

The address of our website is: https://store.monocles.eu.


If visitors write comments on the website, we collect the data displayed in the comment form, as well as the IP address of the visitor and the user agent string (so that the browser is identified) to support the detection of spam.

from your email address, an anonymized string can be created (also referred to as hash) and transferred to the Gravatar service to check if you use it. the data protection declaration of the Gravatar service can be found here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After your comment has been released, your profile image is publicly visible in the context of your commentary.


If you are a registered user and upload photos to this website, you should avoid uploading photos with an EXIF GPS location. visitors of this website might download photos stored on this website and extract their location information.


If you write a comment on our website, this may be a consent to save your name, email address and website in cookies. this is a comfort function so that you don’t have to re-enter all if you write another comment. these cookies are stored for a year.

If you have an account and log in to this website, we will set a temporary cookie to determine whether your browser accepts cookies. this cookie does not contain personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will set up some cookies to save your log-in information and display options. Log in cookies expire after two days and cookies for the display options after one year. If you choose to stay logged in, your login will be maintained for two weeks. with the unsubscribe from your account, the login cookies are deleted.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie is stored in your browser. this cookie contains no personal data and refers only to the post ID of the article you have just edited. the cookie expires after a day.

Embedded content from other websites

Contributions on this website may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, contributions etc). embedded content from other websites behave exactly as if the visitor had visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional tracking services from third parties and record your interaction with this embedded content, including your interaction with the embedded content, if you have an account and are logged into this website.

With whom we share your data

If you request a reset of the password, your IP address will be included in the email to reset.

How long we save your data

If you write a comment, it will be stored without time, including metadata. on this type, we can automatically recognize and release commentaries instead of adhering to them in a moderation wait.

For users who register on our website, we additionally store the personal information they provide in their user profiles. all users can view, modify or delete their personal information at any time (the username cannot be changed). administrators of the website can also view and modify these information.

Which right you have on your data

If you have an account on this website or have written comments, you can request an export of your personal data with us, including any data you have communicated to us. In addition, you can request the deletion of all personal data we have stored from you. this does not include the data that we need to retain due to administrative, legal or security-relevant needs.

Where your data is sent

Visitors’ comments could be examined by an automated spam detection service.

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