Data protection declaration
As the operator of this website, we take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the provisions of the applicable data protection legislation as well as with this data protection declaration.
In general, our website can be used without providing any personal data. If personal data are collected on our pages (e.g., name, address or email address), this is done on a voluntary basis as far as possible. The data will not be disclosed to third parties without your explicit consent.
Please note that data transmitted via the internet (e.g., when communicating by email) may be subject to security breaches. Complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.
Collection, use and Processing of personal data, legimate interest
GELITA uses personal data in particular to make this website available to users. Any other processing of personal data only takes place due to other statutory obligations or after permission or consent of the user has been granted to GELITA. When users visit the website, GELITA collects and stores automatically certain data, such as the IP address or the ID of the device assigned to the respective terminal device, which we require in order to pass on the requested information (e.g. content, texts, images, as well as files intended for downloading, etc.), the activities of users in connection with the website, the type of the respective terminal device, the type of browser, as well as the date and the duration of use.
GELITA stores this data for a maximum of 30 days to detect and pursue abuse
This data is also used to improve the range and the functions of the services we offer, as well as for general administrative tasks.
Furthermore, GELITA deletes or anonymizes user data, including IP addresses, as soon as they are no longer required for the above-mentioned purposes.
The processing and use of data is based on the statutory provisions which justify these procedures, as, firstly, processing is necessary for the provision of the website, or secondly, GELITA has a predominantly legitimate interest to ensure the functionality and correct operation of the website, and to improve and to adapt it to the needs of the user.
We use Google's reCaptcha service to determine whether a particular entry in our contact or newsletter form is being made by a person or a computer. Google uses the following data to determine whether you are a human being or a computer: the IP address of the device used, the website you visit on our site and on which the Captcha is embedded, the date and duration of the visit, the identification data of the browser and OS type used, your Google account if you are logged in to Google, mouse movements on the reCaptcha areas, and tasks that require you to identify images. The legal basis for the data processing described is Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR. There is a legitimate interest on our behalf in this data processing to ensure the security of our website, and to protect us against automated input (attacks).
Data protection declaration for the use of Facebook plugins ("Like" button)
Plugins of the social network Facebook are integrated on our page, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA.You can identify Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the "Like" button on our site.You can find an overview of the Facebook plugins here:http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
If you visit our website, the plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. In this way, Facebook receives information that you have visited our site from your IP address.If you click on the Facebook "Like" button while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our site to your Facebook profile.This allows Facebook to associate your visit to our site with your user account.Please note that, as the operator of this site, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted to Facebook or of how Facebook uses these data.For more information, please see Facebook's data protection declaration at http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.
If you do not want Facebook to associate your visit to our site with your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook account.
Data protection declaration for the use of LinkedIn
Our site uses functions of the LinkedIn network. The provider is the LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Each time one of our pages containing LinkedIn functions is accessed, your browser establishes a connection to LinkedIn servers. LinkedIn is informed that you have visited our Internet pages with your IP address. If you use the LinkedIn "Recommend" button and are logged into your LinkedIn account, it is possible for LinkedIn to associate your visit to our Internet website with your user account. As the provider of this website, we expressly point out that we receive no information about the content of the transmitted data or its use by LinkedIn.
Further information about this can be found in LinkedIn's data protection declaration under:https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy
Data protection declaration for the use of Twitter
Functions of the Twitter service are embedded in our website.These functions are provided by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA.By using Twitter and the "re-tweet" function, the websites you visit are connected to your Twitter account and made known to other users.Data is also transferred to Twitter.As the operator of this website, we expressly point out that we receive no information about the content of the transmitted data or its use by Twitter.Further information about this can be found in Twitter's data protection declaration under: http://twitter.com/privacy.
You can modify your data protection preferences in the account settings at http://twitter.com/account/settings.
Data protection declaration for the use of YouTube
Our website uses plugins from YouTube, which is operated by Google. The operator of the pages is YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our pages that have a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. In this case, the YouTube server is informed about which of our pages you visited.
If you are logged into your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to directly associate your surfing habits with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
Further information about handling user data can be found in the data protection declaration of YouTube at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy
Data protection declaration for the use of XING
Our Website uses functions of the XING Network. The Provider is XING AG, Dammtorstrasse 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany.
Functions of the Instagram service are integrated on our site. These functions are provided by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA.
If you are logged into your Instagram account, you can link the contents of our pages to your Instagram profile by clicking the Instagram button. This allows Instagram to associate the visit of our website with your user account. As the provider of this website, we would like to point out that we are not aware of the content of the transmitted data or of their use by Instagram.
For more information, please see the Instagram Privacy Statement:
Amendments to the use of marketing automation systems (third-party cookie)
Information, deletion, blocking
You have the right to request information on any stored personal data as well as its origin, the recipient, and the purpose of data processing at any time and free of charge. You also have the right to have this data corrected, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the legal information if you have further questions on the topic of personal data or directly
Data Security Officer of GELITA
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 recognize your browser when you next visit the site.
Server log files
The website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transmits to us in "server log files". This includes:
- Browser type/version
- Operating system
- Referrer URL
- Host name of accessing computer
- Time of server request
These data cannot be assigned to specific persons. This data is not combined with data from other sources. We reserve the right to retrospectively examine this data in the event of concrete evidence of illegal activity.
If you send us questions via the contact form, we will store your details from the request form including the contact details you provide for the purpose of answering your questions and any follow-up questions. This data is not disclosed to third parties without your express consent.
Objection to promotional emails
We hereby expressly prohibit the use of the contact data, which is published to comply with legal notice requirements, for the purpose of sending promotional and informational materials that are not expressly requested. The website operators reserve the right to take specific legal action in the event that unsolicited advertising material, such as spam email, is received.
If you wish to receive our newsletter, we require a valid email address as well as information allowing us to verify that you are the owner of the specified email address and that you agree to receive this newsletter. No additional data is collected. We only use this data to send the requested information and do not forward it to third parties.
You can revoke your consent to the storage of your data and email address as well as their use for sending the newsletter at any time, e.g., via the email "stephan.ruhm(at)gelita.com".
Usage of Google Analytics
This website uses functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies". These are 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 the website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA where it is stored.
Usage of Siteimprove Analytics