US MASALA SHOP is pleased that you have visited our
website and are interested in our company, products and services. It is
important to us to protect your personal data during handling throughout the
entire business process.
Please be aware that the national legal requirements for data protection and the handling of personal data may vary from country to country. Therefore, please visit relevant US MASALA SHOP websites to learn more about country specific information on data protection.
In the following, we explain what information US MASALA SHOP global collects when you visit our website and how this information is used.
Personal data is specific information about personal or factual characteristics relating to a certain natural person or a natural person who can be specified. This includes information such as your real name, address, telephone number and date of birth. Information which cannot be directly linked to your real identity - such as favorite websites or number of users of a site - is not considered personal data.
Collection and Processing of Personal Data
US MASALA SHOP is committed to preserving the
privacy of users of our websites. When you visit our web pages, our web servers
always temporarily save for security purposes the connection data of the
computer connecting to our site, a list of the web pages that you visit within
our site, the date and duration of your visit, the identification data of the
type of browser and operation system used as well as the website through which
you linked to our site. Additional personal information such as your name,
address, telephone number or e-mail address is not collected unless you provide
this data voluntarily, e.g. while completing an online contact form, as part of
a registration, survey, competition, fulfillment of contract or an information
Certain areas of the US MASALA SHOP websites including, but not limited to, US MASALA SHOP require registration or a password for access. Information obtained from users of these areas may also be used for US MASALA SHOP marketing purposes within the limits of national law. US MASALA SHOP provides a right of access and rectification of personal data under the applicable legislation.
Certain shipment data will be provided to the authorities of the country of transit or destination for customs and tax clearance or for security screening, as required by the laws of such country. The information provided would usually include: shipper name and address, receiver name and address, description of the goods, number of pieces, weight and value of shipment.
Utilization and Passing On of Personal Data
We use the personal data which you have made
available to us exclusively for technical administration of the web pages and
to fulfill your wishes and requests - thus primarily for fulfillment of a
contract concluded with you or to answer your request. In turn, it helps us
improve the services we offer to you, and to make our website's content and
services easier to use and more appropriate to you.
Only when you have previously granted your approval or - if so stipulated by legal regulations - have not raised an objection do we also use this data for product-related surveys and marketing purposes.
US MASALA SHOP does not share, sell, transfer or otherwise disseminate your personal data to third parties and will not do so in future, unless required by law, unless required for the purpose of the contract or unless you have given express consent to do so. For instance, it may be necessary to pass on your address and order data to our contractors when you order products.
Information from US MASALA SHOP
US MASALA SHOP would like to contact you in order to provide you with the latest information about updates to our website or our offers, news, products and services. If you contact or register with US MASALA SHOP on our web pages, we sometimes request that you indicate whether or not you would like to receive direct advertising material from us. If you are already a customer of US MASALA SHOP, you will naturally continue to receive necessary information about important changes in connection with existing contracts (e.g. rate changes).
Use of Web Tracking
We use tracking software to determine how many users visit our website and how often. We do not use this software to collect individual personal data or individual IP addresses. The data are used solely in anonymous and summarized form for statistical purposes and for developing the website.
"Cookies" are small files that enable us to store information
related to your PC and you, the user, specifically, while you visit one of our
websites. Cookies help us to determine how frequently our internet pages are
accessed as well as the number of users. And they help us configure our offers
so that they are as convenient and efficient as possible for you.
On the one hand, we use what are called "session cookies", those that are stored exclusively for the duration of your visit to one of our internet pages. On the other, we use "persistent cookies" for retaining information about visitors who repeatedly access one of our internet pages. The purpose of using cookies is to be able to offer you optimal user guidance as well as to "recognize" you and thus be able to present (as much as possible) diversified internet pages and new contents during repeated use.
Generally, we do not create an individual profile of your online activities. The content of a persistent cookie is limited to an identification number. Name, email address, IP address, etc., are not saved on the majority of our sites.
You can learn more about the dotMailer Tracking cookie in the US MASALA SHOP Table of Cookies below.
US MASALA SHOP Table of Cookies
We have provided details of all cookies used on US MASALA SHOP websites in the table below:
All cookies in the table above have been categorized according to 4
numbered groups – the relevant category numbers are listed in column 1. Please
note that cookies can belong to more than one category.
The categories are as follows:
 Strictly Necessary: These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features. Without these cookies, services you have asked for cannot be provided.
 Performance: These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.
 Functionality: These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make and provide enhanced, more personal features. For example, these cookies can be used to remember and store the last tracking number that you entered when using a tracking application. Information these cookies collect may be anonymized and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
 Targeting or Advertising: These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as helping measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission.
How to Manage Cookies
Using our products and services without cookies is also possible. In your browser, you can deactivate the saving of cookies, limit them to particular websites, or set the browser to notify you when a cookie is sent. You can also delete cookies from your PC hard drive at any time (file: "cookies"). Please note that in this case you will have to expect a limited page presentation and limited user guidance.
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser
To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit:
All About Cookies
US MASALA SHOP takes all of the necessary technical
and organizational security measures to protect your personal data from being
lost or misused. For instance, your data is saved in a secure operating
environment which is not accessible to the public. In certain cases, your
personal data is encrypted by Secure Socket Layer technology (SSL) during
transmission. This means that an approved encryption procedure is used for
communication between your computer and the US MASALA SHOP servers if
your browser supports SSL.
Should you wish to contact US MASALA SHOP by e-mail, we would like to point out that the confidentiality of the information sent cannot be guaranteed. The contents of e-mail messages can be read by third parties. We therefore recommend you send us confidential information only by post.
Right to Information
Upon written request, we will inform you what personal data (e.g. name, address) we have saved on you.
Changes to Data Protection Statement
We keep our data protection statement under regular
This statement was last updated on 05 April 2021.