Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to the website The website is operated by:

knitcap Matthias Schneider
Einsteinstraße 149
81675 München


1.) Storage and Use of Data

We collect, record, process and use the following data of yours in connection with the Website:

Registration of a Customer Account and Purchase Orders:
In connection with your purchase orders and registration of a customer account we collect and record your personal data like name, address, email-address, date of birth, payment information, selected user name, selected password etc. which we need for the conclusion and performance of our contract with you and which we will solely store and use for such purpose and to such extent.

If you register for our newsletter we record and use the entered data for purposes of sending out the newsletter. You can revoke your consent to the receipt of the newsletter anytime, e.g. by postal mail or by email to our contact data indicated first above.

2.) Use of Cookies

A cookie is a small text file stored on a user's computer and allows an analysis of the user’s use of the Website. We use temporary and permanent cookies in order to make the use of the Website more simple and more convenient for the user and/or in order to facilitate the use of certain functions which could not be used without cookies.

When using our website, cookies may also be set by our partners, e.g. for purposes of advertising by advertising partners like e.g. media-agencies, or by webtracking services for purposes of optimization of our website. Service providers providing us with advertisements sometimes create pseudonymized profiles of your usage of the website in order to show you only advertisements which correspond to your personal interests. These pseudonymized profiles are created on the basis of cookies stored in your browser after your visit to our website. You can reject the setting of such cookies and the creation of such pseudonymized usage profiles under the following link:

Furthermore, we may ourselves create pseudonymized profiles for purposes of market research, advertisement, and in order to make the use of our website more convenient. You can reject such creation of a pseudonymized user profile by notification to us at our email-address indicated first above.

You can configure your web-browser in a way that cookies are generally declined or that they need be confirmed by you in each applicable instance. If you decide to have cookies generally declined you may not be able to use certain functions of our Website. The “help” menu of most web-browsers explains how you can bar your computer from accepting new cookies or how you can have your browser notify you when receiving a new cookie or how to delete all received cookies.

3.) Facebook Social-Plugins and Facebook Connect

On select pages of our website we use social plugins by Facebook, i.e. the "Like"-Button. Furthermore, Facebook "Connect" is used on select pages of our Website. is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA.

Facebook Social Plugins:
In the event that a page containing a social plugin of Facebook is retrieved, then Facebook transmits the content of the social plugin directly to your browser where such content is then presented as a part of the page. Facebook receives the information that you have visited the respective page. In case that you are logged-in on Facebook at the same time, then Facebook can assort the visit to your Facebook account. Your activities on the social plugin, e.g. a click on the "Like"-button, will be transmitted to Facebook and recorded there. Log-out from Facebook will prevent an attribution of data to your Facebook profile. The use of Facebook social plugins is subject to Facebook's applicable privacy policy statement and terms of use.

Facebook Connect:
When using Facebook Connect, data from your Facebook profile will be transmitted to the respective website or application.  Vice versa, data may be transmitted from the respective website or application to your Facebook profile. The data transmitted to us may be stored and processed by us. The use of Facebook Connect is subject to Facebook's applicable privacy policy statement and terms of use.

4.) Google Analytics

This Website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service by Google Inc. (“Google”). A cookie is a small text file stored on a user's computer and allows an analysis of the user’s use of the Website. The information on your use of the Website as generated by the cookie will usually be transferred to a server in the US and stored on such server. In the event of activation of IP-anonymization on this Website your IP-address will, within member states of the European Union or other countries adhering to the treaty on the European Economic Area, be shortened before such transmission. The information on your use of the Website as generated by the cookie will usually be transferred to a server in the US and stored on such server. Google will, as an agent of the person or entity operating this Website, use such information for purposes of analyzing your use of the Website in order to create reports on the Website activities and in order to render further services related to the use of the Website or of the internet to the person or entity operating the Website. The IP-address transferred by your browser under Google Analytics will not be brought together with other data of Google. You can prohibit the storage of cookies by way of a respective configuration of your browser software; we inform you, however, that in this case you may not be able to fully use all functions of this Website. Furthermore, you can prohibit Google’s collection of the data created by the cookie and related to your use of the Website (including your IP-address) as well as the processing of this data by Google in that you download and install the browser-plugin which is available under the following link:

The IP anonymization referred to in the preceding paragraph is activated for this Website.

5.) Right of Information on Stored Data and Right of Correction, Blocking and/or Erasure

According to the German Federal Data Protection Act („Bundesdatenschutzgesetz“, abbr. “BDSG”) a data subject is entitled to be provided with information on stored data concerning him or her and, under certain conditions, to request correction, blocking or erasure of such information.  Please address us with your respective request in writing or by email (contact data as indicated at the beginning of this privacy policy statement).

6.) Links to other websites

Links to other websites The linked websites usually have privacy policies of their own where you can read respective information. We do not have any influence on whether the persons or entities operating such websites comply with their respective privacy policies.