Privacy Statement

Data collection, use of data, storage duration

Young and Smitten takes all the applicable laws of data protection very seriously when working with customer data. Personal data is collected, stored and processed by us only to meet or to post-process your orders. For any further use (e.g. for advertising purposes) your explicit consent will be obtained. The online shop of Young and Smitten is provided by the American Website Provider Shopify Inc. Due to the local settlement of Shopify Inc. personal data are transmitted to US servers via the online shop of Young and Smitten, and will be stored and processed there. Shopify guarantees that these personal data will never be transferred to third parties or used for advertising purposes. The settlement of the payment is made via the portals of, an online payment service that provides secure financial transactions. For purpose and scope of data collection and the further processing and use of data by as well as your rights and ways to protect your privacy, please refer to the privacy policies of the provider.

Young and Smitten never stores account or credit card data but only receives a confirmation of receipt of payment from the respective credit or banking institution. We assure 100% that your personal information is never shared with third parties unless we are legally obligated to it or you give us your explicit written permission on request.  We store personal data only as long as they serve their purpose according to the contract, as well as legal regulations. Through tax retention obligations, the storage time of data can be up to 7 years.

When registering for the newsletter (on the homepage at the bottom right, or when completing your order) your e-mail address will be used for the sending of advertising material and information by Young and Smitten until cancellation of the newsletter. You can unsubscribe at any time directly in any newsletter email.

User’s Rights

You have the right to be informed about which personal data is being saved about you. In addition, you have the right to have this data deleted at any time. To guarantee a safe and optimal execution of your order your IP address can be stored along with your order.  

Webanalyses using Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ( "Google"). Google Analytics uses "Cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and enable analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity for Young and Smitten and to provide other website and internet related services. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if required by law or where such third parties process the information on behalf of Google. Google will not associate your IP address with other data held by Google. You can refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser software; However, you may not be able to use all features of this website in this case. By using this website you agree with the processing of data about you by Google in the manner described above and for the aforementioned purpose.   

Use of Facebook, Google+, Twitter and Instagram Plugins

So called Social Plugins (“Plugins") by social networks like Facebook and Google+, the micro-blogging service Twitter and Instagram are being used. These services are provided by the companies Facebook Inc., Google Inc., Twitter Inc. and Instagram LLC. (“providers").

Facebook is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook"). You can find an overview of the plugins from Facebook and their appearance here.

Google+ is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google"). You can find an overview of the plug-ins from Google and their appearance here.

Twitter is operated by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA ("Twitter"). You can find an overview of the Twitter buttons and their appearance here.

Instagram is operated by Instagram LLC., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA ("Instagram"). An overview about the Instagram buttons and their appearance here.

When you visit a page of our website that contains a social plugin, your browser makes a direct connection to the servers of Facebook, Google, Twitter or Instagram. The content of the plugin is the provider directly to your browser and integrated into the site. Integrating the plugin gets the provider the information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page of our website. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted from your browser directly to a server of the provider in the USA and stored there. If you are logged in to one of the services, providers can assign to visit our site to your profile on Facebook, Google+, Twitter or Instagram directly. If you interact with the plugins, for example the "Like" -, the "+1" -, the "Tweet" - press or the "Instagram" button, the corresponding information is also transmitted directly to a server of the provider and stored. The information will also be published in the social network, to your Twitter or Instagram account and there appear to your contacts. For purpose and scope of data collection and the further processing and use of data by the providers as well as your rights and ways to protect your privacy, please refer to the privacy policies of the provider.

Privacy policy of Facebook

Privacy policy of Google

Privacy notices of Twitter

Privacy Policy of Instagram

If you do not want Google, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram to connect your web data directly to your profile in the respective service, you must log out of the respective service before you visit our site. You can also completely prevent add-ons from loading plug-ins for your browser, e.g. with the Script Blocker "NoScript".


Using Pinterest Plugins

The "Pin it" button plugin from Pinterest (Pinterest Inc., 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA) is used on this website. When you visit this website, the plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Pinterest server. Pinterest can thus receive information that you have visited this website with your IP address. If you click the "Pin it" button while you are logged in to your Pinterest account on Pinterest, you can create content on this site and share it in the network. This allows Pinterest to assign visits to your account. We point out that we as providers of the sites have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and use them through Pinterest. For the privacy policy of the service options, please visit this site. You can use this link to change the settings for storing your data without having to have a Pinterest account.  

Use of Cookies

This website uses so-called Cookies that are stored on your computer. "Cookies" are small text files that can be stored locally into the memory of your internet browser of your computer. Cookies allow the recognition of the Internet browser. The cookies on our website do not collect personal information about yourself or your use. Once cookies have been set you can always delete them yourself by visiting the appropriate menu item in your internet browser or delete cookies on your hard drive. For details, check the Help menu of your Internet browser.  

Other Statements

In our online shop we occasionally refer to the websites of third parties. Although these are carefully selected, we can assume no liability or responsibility for the accuracy and completeness of the content on these third party sites. This privacy statement also does not apply to linked third party sites. Young and Smitten reserves the right to change this privacy statement as needed (for example in the event that Young and Smitten introduces new products or services or the Internet and security technology develops further). The changes will be posted at this point in this case. Users are therefore encouraged to inform themselves by regularly visiting this side to see the current status of the privacy policy.  

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