Data protection declaration

Data protection

We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy. 

The controller responsible for the processing of personal data available on and through this website is: 

  • GELITA AG Uferstraße 7 69412 Eberbach
  • Telephone: 06271 84-01 Fax: 06271 84-2700
  • Email: 

You can also contact our Data Protection Officer by post at the address provided above as well as: 

Visiting our website

When you visit our website, we automatically collect and store certain information, such as the IP address, the device ID and type of your device, the type and version of the browser you are using, operating system, referrer URL, if applicable, your user activities on our website, as well as the date and duration of use.  

We require this information for the purpose of transmitting the content you have requested (texts, images, file downloads, etc.), making the website available, improving our website, its functions, and security, as well as for general administrative tasks.  

The legal basis for the processing of your personal data is Art. 6 (1)(f) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Our legitimate interest lies in ensuring the proper functioning of this website, the warranty and the improvement of its functionality as well as the harmonization of our offer to the needs of the users. 

We store this data for a maximum of 30 days to detect and track misuse. We also delete or anonymize usage data including the IP addresses immediately as soon as they are no longer needed for the aforementioned purposes. 

Use of the contact form

You have the opportunity to contact us via the contact form on our website. If you use the contact form, we store and process the personal data which you enter in the form. This data is only processed by us to process your contact request and concerns. 

The legal basis for the processing of the data is Art. 6 (1)(f) GDPR. The processing of your contact request and concerns also represents our legitimate interest in the data processing.  We only store and process the data provided by you for as long as this is necessary to process your request.  

Downloads and newsletters

If you would like to receive the downloads and/or newsletters offered on our website, we require an email address from you as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the specified email address. We only process this data with your express and voluntary consent and exclusively for the purpose of distributing downloads and newsletters.  

The legal basis for the processing of your data is Art. 6 (1)(a) GDPR.  

You can revoke your consent to the processing of your data for the distribution of downloads and newsletters at any time. 

We store and process your data only as long as this is necessary to distribute the download and/or newsletter.  

Job Applications 

  1. Consent: With your job application, you register with GELITA AG and provide us with your personal data as part of your application. Your data will be stored and processed on software partner Haufe-umantis AG’s systems. This also applies to the subsidiaries ATRO ProVita GmbH, GELITA MEDICAL GmbH, and GELITA Health GmbH (hereinafter referred to as GELITA AG). 
  2. Data protection and confidentiality: Data protection is very important to us. In order to ensure your personal data’s confidentiality, GELITA AG and the software partner Haufe-umantis AG have taken the necessary organizational and technical measures. 

    As part of their contractual employment, all employees in GELITA AG’s Human Resources department and our software partner’s employees are obliged to maintain confidentiality regarding personal data. Secure transmission of your data is ensured thanks to automatically activated 128-bit encryption. The general data privacy standards are taken into account in accordance with the current state of the art in the data processing. 

  3. Use of your personal data: In addition to salutation, surname, and first name, the usual correspondence data such as a postal address, email address, and telephone numbers are stored in the applicant database of the application procedure. The system also records application documents such as cover letters, CVs, professional, education and training qualifications, and job references. 

    Your data and information provided in the course of the online application will be kept for as long as is necessary for the application process, in compliance with legal framework conditions. As part of your application, the data will only be stored, evaluated, processed, or forwarded internally. The data is only accessible to employees in the Personnel department and the persons responsible for personnel selection at GELITA AG. 

  4. Anonymisation of personal data: The results will subsequently be stored in an anonymous form only (i.e. without specifying your name) The data set thus no longer allows any conclusions to be drawn about the natural person and serves as the basis for statistical evaluations. Under no circumstances will your data be shared with companies or persons outside GELITA AG or used for other purposes. 

  5. Storage and deletion of data: If you have applied but received a rejection notice, your data will be stored for a maximum total of 6 months after the completion of the application procedure and then deleted (Item 4: Anonymisation of profiles and applications). A notification that your data will be deleted for data protection reasons (at the latest after 6 months) shall be sent to you after receiving a rejection notice. 

    Your application will also be deleted from the application system if an employment contract is concluded with GELITA AG. In this case, the submitted documents will be transferred to your personal file. 

    If you have applied but we are unable to offer you a suitable position at this time, we reserve the right to assign your application to a talent pool. In this case, however, you will receive a message informing you that we require your consent to be stored in the talent pool. If you do not agree with this or are no longer interested in a position at GELITA AG, you can independently delete your data (profile and application) at any time. Once your application is assigned to a talent pool, the data remains stored for approx. 12 months and is then deleted. 


Some of our webpages use so-called cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies help make our range of services more user-friendly, efficient, and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser. 

Most of the cookies we use are known as ‘session cookies’. They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain in your device’s memory until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser when you next visit the site. 

You can configure your browser in such a way that you are informed about the use of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, accept cookies under certain conditions, generally reject them, or automatically delete cookies when closing your browser. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website may be limited. 

You can adjust the acceptance of cookies at any time by accessing the settings here


Use of Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States. 

Google Analytics uses so-called ‘cookies’. These are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. 

The storage of Google Analytics cookies is based on Art. (6)(1) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behaviour in order to optimise its website. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; however, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use all the functions of this website. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link:

More information on how Google Analytics handles user data can be found in Google’s privacy policy:

 Transmission to third parties 

The personal data processed in connection with your visit to this website may be transmitted by us to other companies from our group of companies, as well as to providers of technical services and services that we use as processors in accordance with GDPR provisions.

In some cases, your data may also be transferred to a third country outside the EU or EEA. Here, however, we only transfer personal data to third countries which the European Commission has determined to have an adequate level of data protection in accordance with Art. 45 GDPR, we provide appropriate guarantees for the protection of your data in accordance with Art. 46 GDPR, or if you have expressly consented to the transfer to the respective third country in accordance with Article 49 (1)(a) GDPR.  

Your rights as a data subject

You have the following rights with regard to your personal data processed by us:  

  • Right of access (Art. 15 GDPR)  
  • Right to rectification (Art. 16 GDPR)  
  • Right to erasure (Art. 17 GDPR)  
  • Right to restriction of processing (Art. 18 GDPR) 
  • Right to data portability (Art. 20 GDPR)  
  • Right to object to processing (Art. 21 GDPR) 

You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. The supervisory authority responsible for us is the  

Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz und die Informationsfreiheit Baden-Württemberg (State Authority for Data Protection and Freedom of Infor-mation for the German State of Baden-Württemberg).

Königstr. 10 a 

70173 Stuttgart, Germany 

Tel. 0049 711 615541-0