Privacy Policy

The purpose of the following document is to inform you about the processing of your personal data when you visit our website.

Responsible entity

The entity responsible for this website is Gechter GmbH (Ostring 3, 90587 Obermichelbach). Further information about our company and its authorized representatives can be found in our imprint: https://gechter.com/en/trade

What data is processed?

Legal basis for the data processing

In order to make our website and the associated services available to you, we process your personal data on the following legal grounds:

  • – – Consent (Art. 6 (1) (a) DSGVO)

  • – For the fulfillment of contracts (Art. (6) (1) (b) DSGVO)

  • – On the basis of a balance of interests (Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR)

  • – For the fulfillment of a legal obligation (Art. (6) (1) (c) DSGVO)

In the following, we will refer to these terms in connection with each type of processing to help clarify the basis on which your personal data is processed.

If we process your personal data on the basis of your consent, you have the right to permanently revoke your consent at any time.

If we process data on the basis of a balance of interests, as the data subject you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data, taking into account the requirements of Art. 21 DSGVO.

Grundsatz Datenschutz Gechter GmbH

Access data

When you visit our website, your personal data is processed for the purpose of enabling the website's contents to be displayed on your device.

In order for the web pages to be displayed by your device’s browser, it is necessary to record the IP address of your device, as well as additional information about its browser software.

With regard to data protection, we are also obliged to guarantee the confidentiality and integrity of all personal data processed using our IT systems.

For this purpose and on the basis of this interest, we log the following data on the basis of a balance of interests:

  • - IP address of the visiting computer

  • - Operationssystem of the visiting computer

  • - Browser version of the visiting computer

  • - Name of the retrieved file

  • - Date and time of the retrieval

  • - Transferred data volume

  • - Referring URL

The data is also used to identify and correct errors on the website.

Contact form

We provide a contact form on our website via which you can request information about our products and services or contact us with general inquiries. The data that is necessary for us to process your inquiry is marked as a mandatory field on the contact form. Additional information is submitted on a voluntary basis.

We require this information in order to process your request, to address you correctly and to reply to your inquiry. In the case of inquiries that result in an order being placed, your data is processed for the purpose of fulfilling or concluding the contract. For general inquiries, the data processing is based on a balance of interests.

We electronically process the inquiries received via the contact form on our website so that we can respond to them. In this context, the contents of the contact form submitted by you may also be shared with other company personnel or departments, and possibly also with third parties.

Newsletter

You can also subscribe to an e-mail newsletter via our contact form. We use the data you submit via the respective form to send you news and promotions from Gechter GmbH.

By subscribing to the newsletter, you expressly give us your consent to use your e-mail address for promotional purposes. This consent is logged by us.

You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time and thereby revoke your aforementioned consent. To do so, please contact Gechter GmbH, Ostring 3, 90587 Obermichelbach or send an e-mail to verkauf@gechter.com. Alternatively, you can unsubscribe from the newsletter directly via the respective newsletter e-mails.

Cookies

Our website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device via your browser. Cookies are required to enable certain features of our website.

We use session cookies, which are automatically deleted from your browser immediately after your visit to our website.

For the purpose of web analysis, we also use persistent cookies, which are not automatically deleted after your visit to our website.

You can prevent the saving of cookies on your device via the corresponding settings in your browser. We wish to point out, however, that doing so may restrict your use of our website. Cookies are not used to install or launch any programs or other applications on your computer.
 

Our use of cookies is based on a balance of interests, whereby our interest is based on ensuring a user-friendly visit to our website.

Web analysis

This website uses the web analytics tool Google Analytics. The purpose of this tool is the “needs-based design” of this website, which is based on a balance of interests. Web analysis also allows us to fix website errors, e.g., to identify and correct errors caused by faulty links. Google Analytics uses cookies. These are text files that are stored on your computer and make it possible to analyze your use of the website. In this case, so-called “Client IDs” are used to create pseudonymous user profiles that record each user’s visits to the website from both desktop computers and mobile devices.

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. However, since we have activated IP anonymization on this website and have concluded a corresponding order processing contract with Google, your IP address will be truncated beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The user’s full IP address will be sent to a Google server in the USA and truncated there only in exceptional cases.

Google is certified in accordance with the so-called “Privacy Shield” (list entry: https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active). An appropriate level of privacy is guaranteed by Google.

You can prevent collection of the data (including your IP address) generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website by Google, as well as the processing of this data by Google, by installing the browser plugin from the following link: (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de)

For more information about the Google Analytics Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, please visit: https://policies.google.com/privacy

Purposes of processing personal data

We process the aforementioned data for the purpose of operating our website, fulfilling our contractual obligations towards our customers and protecting our legitimate interests.

Data relating to inquiries received from non-customers is processed for sales and promotional purposes. You can object to our use of your personal data for promotional purposes at any time.

Voluntary submission of data

To the extent that you have voluntarily submitted data to us via forms and this data is not required for the fulfillment of our contractual obligations, we will process this data based on the legitimate assumption that the processing and use of this data in your interest.

Recipients / disclosure of data

Data that you provide to us will generally not be disclosed to third parties. In particular, your data will not be disclosed to third parties for their promotional purposes.

However, we may commission external service providers to operate this website on our behalf or to manage our other products or services. In this case, it is possible that your personal data may be shared with an external service provider. We carefully select our service providers — in particular with regard to data protection and data security — and implement all necessary measures to ensure the data processing complies with the statutory regulations.

Data processing outside the European Union

For information about the processing of personal data outside the European Union, please refer to the aforementioned provisions.

Data Protection Officer

We have appointed a Data Protection Officer, whose contact details are as follows:

IfS Engineering GmbH
– Datenschutzbeauftragter –
An der Leite 16
96193 Wachenroth
datenschutz@ifs-infoweb.de

Your rights as the data subject

You have the right to receive information about personal data concerning you. You can contact us to request this information at any time.

In the case of a request for information that is not made in writing, please understand that we may require proof of your identity.

Furthermore, you have the right to correct or delete your data as well as to restrict its processing to the extent permitted by law.

Finally, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data within the scope of the statutory regulations. The same applies to your right to data portability.

Deletion of data

In principle, we delete personal data when there is no longer a requirement for its continued storage. Such a requirement may exist, in particular, if the data is still needed in order to fulfill contractual obligations or, if applicable, to verify, grant or reject warranty or guarantee claims. In the case of a statutory retention period, deletion of the data is only possible after expiration of the respective statutory retention period.

Right of appeal to a supervisory authority

You have the right to file complaints about our processing of your personal data with a data protection supervisory authority.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We will revise this Privacy Policy to reflect changes to this website or for other reasons that make such changes necessary. You will always find the current version of this Privacy Policy on this website.

As of: 24.05.2018