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BROMBYRINA Silkgin - With Silk Route Botanicals and Spices


The following information provides an overview of what happens with your personal data when you visit our website, when you order something (e.g. from the web store), or make contact with us via other means. Personal data is any that can be used to personally identify you. Your personal data is treated as confidential and in accordance with legal data protection regulations as well as this privacy policy. However, we would like to advise you that security holes may become apparent when transferring data over the Internet (e.g. communication via email). Complete protection of your data against access by third parties is not possible. The most reliable way to ensure your data remains secure is to make a purchase directly in our physical shop using cash. We will not ask for your name or address nor about the source of the money used to make your purchase. The shopping experience in our sales loft also gives you the chance to sample our products in order to truly experience them. We hope to welcome you soon!

Data collection and responsible body

Data processing on this website is performed by its operator, Brombyrina / Port of Silk. Owner Bernd Roloff, Adlerhorst 1, 22459 Hamburg T. 040/5513701 M. as the responsible body. One way in which data is collected is when you send it to us. Other data is automatically collected by our IT systems when you visit our website. This is mostly technical data (e.g. time at which the page was requested). This data is collected automatically when you visit our site.

Use of data, information and blocking

Your data is collected in order to ensure smooth operation of the website that you wish to use to make a purchase from us. When visiting our website your actions on the site are statistically evaluated. This is primarily done using cookies and programmes known as “analytics programmes”. In principle, these analyse your browsing behaviour anonymously. Browsing activities cannot be traced back to you. You may opt out of being included in these analytics as well as withdraw consent to collection and storage of your data by us by contacting the responsible body. You have the right to receive information about the origin, recipients and purpose of the data we hold about you at any time. You also have the right to request to have this data corrected, blocked or deleted. If you have any further questions in this regard, or regarding data privacy in general, please contact the responsible body at any time. Furthermore, you also have the right to submit a complaint to the relevant authorities (the Officer for Data Protection and Freedom of Information in Hamburg, Klosterwall 6, 201095 Hamburg).

Processing of data (customer and contract data)

We collect, process and use personal data only where it is necessary for the purpose that it has been collected, organising content or modifying legal relationships (master data). This processing is done based upon Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR that permits data to be processed in order to fulfil a contract or in preparation of a contract being set up. Personal data relating to the use of our site (usage data) is collected, processed and used by us only to the extent necessary to enable the user to make use of the service or be billed for their use. Customer data collected is deleted once an order has been closed or the business relationship has ended. Statutory retention periods remain unaffected.

Data transfer for the formation of a contract in the online shop and dispatch of goods

We will only transmit personal data to third parties where this is necessary for conclusion of the contract such as the courier company (e.g. UPS) who will deliver the goods, or the financial institution responsible for processing your payment. Data will not be forwarded to any other third parties, and will not be done without your express consent. Your data will not be passed to third parties for purposes such as advertising without your express consent. This processing is done based upon Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR that permits data to be processed in order to fulfil a contract or in preparation of a contract being set up.


Our website offers a range of payment options, including PayPal. This payment service is provided by PayPal (Europe) S.à.r.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg (hereinafter “PayPal”). If you choose to pay via PayPal, then the payment data you enter will be sent to PayPal. Your data will be sent to PayPal based upon Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR (consent) and Article 6 (1) (b) (processing to fulfil a contract). You have the option to withdraw your consent to data processing at any time. Withdrawal of consent is not retrospectively applied to data processing that has already taken place.


We reserve the right to make use of cookies. These are not cookies of the edible variety, but are instead a small text file that is stored locally on the user’s computer when visiting a website. This file stores data about the behaviour of the user. When the browser is opened and the same site visited again, then the cookie data is used to provide the webserver information with information about the user’s browsing behaviour. Cookies pose no danger to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies allow us to make our online offering more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer and stored by your browser. Most of the cookies we use are known as “session cookies”. These are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to identify your browser on your next visit to our site. “You came as a stranger and left as a friend” as it were. You can configure your browser to inform you when cookies are being set and only allow cookies to be set in certain cases or block them completely. You can also set your browser to automatically delete cookies when it is closed. Deactivating cookies may limit the functionality of this website. Cookies that are required as part of the electronic communication process or for providing particular functions that you wish to use (e.g. shopping cart) are stored based upon Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in stored cookies to ensure smooth technical and optimised provision of a service.

Google Analytics with IP anonymisation

This website uses function provided by the Google Analytics web analytics service. The provider of this service is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. You can prevent your data from being collected by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. This will set an opt-out cookie that will prevent your data from being collected when you visit this website: Deactivate Google Analytics Google Analytics also uses “cookies” (see above) in order make it possible to analyse your use of the website. The information generated by these cookies about your use of this website is usually sent to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The storage of Google Analytics cookies is done based upon Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. The operator of the website has a legitimate interest in the analysis of usage behaviour in order to optimise his online offering and advertising. On our website we have enabled the IP anonymisation feature. This feature means that IP addresses of users within the member states of the European Union and in other states who are signatories to the European Economic Area will be shortened before transmission to the USA. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Google uses this information on behalf of the website operator to evaluate usage of the website in order to generate reports about website activities and to provide further services to the website operator related to website and Internet usage. The IP address sent by your browser for the purposes of Google Analytics will not be linked to any other data held by Google. You can prevent your browser from storing cookies via its configuration settings; we would like to advise you, however, that doing so may result in you being unable to make full use of certain features of this website. In addition to disabling cookies, you can prevent data about your use of the website (incl. IP address) from being sent to Google and analysed by them by downloading and installing the browser plugin available from the following link:
More information about Google Analytics and usage data can be found in Google privacy policy:

Facebook Plugins (Like & Share Button)

Our website uses plugins for the Facebook social network, provided by Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. The Facebook plugins can be identified by the Facebook logo or the “Like Button” (“Like”) on our site. An overview of the Facebook plugins is available here:
When you access our site, the plugin establishes a direct link between your browser and the Facebook server. This informs Facebook that you visited our website with your IP address. If you click the “Like button” while also being logged into your Facebook account, then you can link the contents of our site to your Facebook profile. This means that Facebook is able to associate your visit to our site to your user account. Please be aware that, as operator of this site, we have not been informed of the content of the data transmitted, nor how this data is used by Facebook. Further information can be found in Facebook’s privacy policy at: If you do not want Facebook to associate your visit to our site with your Facebook user account, then please ensure that you log out of Facebook before visiting us.

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