Information on data protection in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation

Below you will find all the relevant information on the collection and processing your personal data:
data protection information pursuant to Art. 13 (3) of the GDPR (PDF, 140 KB)

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Data protection statement for www.gertec-gmbh.de

1. Data protection at a glance

General information


The information below provides a basic overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data includes all data that can be used to personally identify you. For more information on the topic of data protection, please refer to our data protection statement outlined below in this text.


Data collection on our website


Who is responsible for data collection on this website?
Data is processed on this website by our website operator. Relevant contact details are available in the “Imprint” section of this website.


How do we collect your data?


Some of the data we collect is provided by you, for example, when you enter information in a contact form.
Other data is automatically collected by our IT systems when you visit our site. This is generally technically data (e.g. Internet browser, operating system or time of visit). This data is collected automatically as soon as you access our website.


What do we use your data for?


Some of the data is collected to ensure the proper functioning of the website. Other data can be used to analyse how you use the site.


What rights do you have regarding your data?


You always have the right to request information about your stored data, including its origin, its recipients and the purpose of its collection at no charge. You also have the right to request that it be corrected, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in the “Imprint” section if you have further questions on the topic of data protection. You may also file a complaint with the competent regulatory authorities if you so wish.


Analysis tools and third-party provider tools


Your surfing behaviour can be evaluated statistically when you visit our website. This is done in particular with the help of cookies and so-called analysis programs. Your surfing behaviour is usually analysed anonymously: surfing behaviour cannot be traced back to you. You can object to this analysis or you can prevent it by not using certain tools. Detailed information is available in the following data protection statement.

You can object to this analysis. This data protection statement contains information on your options to object.

2. General notes and mandatory information

Data protection


The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data as confidential and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection statement.
If you use this website, various pieces of personal data will be collected. Personal information is any data with which you could be personally identified. This data protection statement explains what information we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this happens.
Please note that data transmitted via the Internet (e.g. via email communication) may be subject to security breaches. Complete protection of your data from third-party access cannot be guaranteed.

Information about responsible authority
The responsible authority for processing data on this website is:
GERTEC Maschinen- und Anlagenbau GmbH
Ludwig-Prandtl-Str. 1
87448 Waltenhofen
Germany
Contact: Email: info@gertec-gmbh.de – telephone: +49 8303 929509-0

The responsible party is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others decides upon the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, email addresses, etc.).

Revocation of your consent to the processing of your data


Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You may revoke consent previously given at any time. An informal email submitting this request is sufficient. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.

Right to file a complaint with the competent regulatory authority

In the event of a breach of data protection law, the affected party may file a complaint with the competent regulatory authority. The competent regulatory authority in matters of data protection is the regional privacy officer of the federal state (Bundesland) in which our company is based. A list of privacy officers including their contact details is available at the following link:
https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.


Right to data portability


You have the right to have data, which we process automatically on the basis of your consent or in fulfilment of a contract, provided to you or to a third party in a common, machine-readable format. If you request the direct transfer of the data to another person responsible, this will only take place if it is technically feasible.


SSL or TLS encryption


This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and for the protection of the transmission of confidential content, such as the orders or enquiries that you send to us as the site operator. You can recognise an encrypted connection in your browser's address line when it changes from “http://” to “https://” and the lock icon is displayed in your browser's address bar.
If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data that you transfer to us cannot be read by third parties.


Information, blocking, deleting


You have the right to free information about your stored personal data, its origin and recipients and the purpose of data processing and, if necessary, a right to the correction, blocking or deletion of this data at any time within the scope of the applicable legal provisions. You can contact us at any time using the address given in the “Imprint” section if you have further questions on the topic of personal data.


Objection to advertising mails


The use of contact data, published as part of the duty to provide legal information, to send advertising and informational material not explicitly requested is hereby forbidden. The operator of this website expressly reserves the right to take legal action in the event that unsolicited advertising materials are received, for example, in the form of spam emails.

3. Data protection officer

Legally required data protection officer


We have appointed a data protection officer for our company.


Thomas Hug
Dieselstraße 1
87437 Kempten
Telefon: 0831 59090-0
E-Mail: datenschutz@idkom.de

4. Data collection on our website

Cookies

This website uses so-called cookies in some sections. Cookies are not harmful to your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies are used to make our website more user-friendly, efficient and secure. Cookies are small text files stored on your computer and saved by your browser.
Most of the cookies that we use are so-called “session cookies”. These are automatically deleted after your visit has concluded. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to identify your browser the next time you pay a visit.
You can configure your browser in such a way that you are informed about the use of cookies; you can allow cookies in individual cases only, accept cookies for specific cases or generally exclude them. You can also activate the automatic deletion of cookies when you close the browser. You may not be able to use all of the functions of this website if you disable cookies.
Cookies, which are necessary to allow electronic communications or to provide certain functions that you wish to use (e.g. shopping cart), are stored pursuant to Art. 6 (1) letter f of the GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies to ensure the provision of an optimised service, free from technical errors. If other cookies (e.g. cookies used to analyse your surfing behaviour) are also stored, they will be treated separately in this data protection statement.


Server-Log-Dateien


The provider of the web pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. This information includes:
    Browser type and browser version
    operating system used
    referrer URL
    host name of accessing computer
    time of server request
    IP address
This data shall not be combined with other sources of data.
The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) letter f of the GDPR, which allows the processing of data to fulfil a contract or for measures preliminary to a contract.

Contact form


If you send us questions via the contact form, we will collect the data entered in the form, including the contact details you provide, to respond to your query and any follow-up questions. We do not share this information without your permission.
We therefore only process data you enter in the contact form with your consent (Art. 6 (1) letter a of the GDPR). You may revoke your consent at any time. An informal email submitting this request is sufficient. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.
We will retain the data you provide in the contact form until you request its deletion, revoke your consent for its storage or the purpose for its storage no longer applies (e.g. after fulfilling your request). Any mandatory statutory provisions, especially those regarding mandatory data retention periods, remain unaffected.

5. Analysis tools and advertising

Google Analytics


This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics, provided by 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 make it possible to analyse your use of the website. The information that is generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA where it is saved.
Google Analytics cookies are stored on the basis of Art. 6 (1) letter f of the GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analysing user behaviour in order to optimise both its web offering and its advertising.


Browser Plugin


You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser software; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all of the functions of this website. You can also prevent the collection of the data relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) created by the Google cookie and the processing of such data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.


Objection to data collection


You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking the following link. An opt-out cookie is set, which prevents the collection of your data during future visits to this website:Google Analytics deaktivieren.

For more information on how user data is handled by Google Analytics, please refer to Google’s data privacy policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de.


Commissioned data processing


We have concluded a contract on commissioned data processing with Google and implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities fully when using Google Analytics.


Demographic characteristics of Google Analytics


This website uses the “demographic characteristics” function of Google Analytics. As a result, reports can be created which contain statements on the age, gender and interests of site visitors. This data comes from interest-based advertising provided by Google and visitor data provided by third parties. This data cannot be assigned to a specific person. You can disable this function at any time by changing the display settings in your Google account or generally prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data, as shown in the section “Objection to data collection”.



WordPress Stats



This website uses the WordPress tool Stats in order to statistically analyse user access information. The provider is Automattic Inc., 60 29th Street #343, San Francisco, CA 94110-4929, USA.
WordPress Stats uses cookies that are stored on your computer and make it possible to analyse website use. The information on use of our website generated by the cookies is stored on servers in the USA. Your IP address is anonymised after processing and before storage.
“WordPress Stats” cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them.
“WordPress Stats” cookies are stored on the basis of Art. 6 (1) letter f of the GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the anonymised analysis of user behaviour in order to optimise both its web offering and its advertising.
You can configure your browser in such a way that you are informed about the use of cookies; you can allow cookies in individual cases only, accept cookies for specific cases or generally exclude them. You can also activate the automatic deletion of cookies when you close the browser. You may not be able to use all of the functions of our website if you disable cookies.
You can object to the future collection and use of your data if you set an opt-out cookie in your browser by clicking this link: https://www.quantcast.com/opt-out/.

If you delete the cookies on your computer, you will need to set the opt-out cookie again.

Google AdWords and Google Conversion Tracking


This website uses Google AdWords. AdWords is an online advertising program provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States (“Google”).
We use so-called conversion tracking as part of Google AdWords. If you click on an ad delivered by Google, a cookie for conversion tracking will be set. Cookies are small text files stored by the Internet browser on the user’s computer. These cookies lose their validity after 30 days and are not used for personal identification of users. If the cookie has not yet expired when the user visits certain pages of this website, we and Google will be able to tell that the user clicked on the ad and proceeded to that page.
Every Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. The cookies cannot be tracked via the websites of AdWords customers. The information obtained with the help of conversion cookies serve to create conversion statistics for AdWords customers who have opted for conversion tracking. Customers are informed of the total number of users that clicked their advert and were redirected to a page with a conversion tracking tag. However, no information is received that can be used to personally identify users. If you do not want to participate in tracking, you can object to its use by deactivating the Google conversion tracking cookie via your Internet browser's user settings. You will then be excluded from the conversion tracking statistics.
“Conversion cookies” are stored on the basis of Art. 6 (1) letter f of the GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analysing user behaviour in order to optimise both its web offering and its advertising.
For more information on Google AdWords and Google Conversion Tracking, please refer to Google’s data privacy policies: https://www.google.de/policies/privacy/.

You can configure your browser in such a way that you are informed about the use of cookies; you can allow cookies in individual cases only, accept cookies for specific cases or generally exclude them. You can also activate the automatic deletion of cookies when you close the browser. You may not be able to use all of the functions of this website if you disable cookies.


Matomo (formerly Piwik)


This website uses the open source web analysis service Matomo. Matomo uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and make it possible to analyse your use of the website. Here, the information generated by the cookie about use of this website is stored on our server The IP address is anonymised before saving
Matomo cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them.
Matomo cookies are stored on the basis of Art. 6 (1) letter f of the GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the anonymised analysis of user behaviour in order to optimise both its web offering and its advertising.
The information generated by the cookie about use of this website is not shared with third parties. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser software; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all of the functions of this website.
If you do not consent to the storage and use of your data, you can deactivate such action here. In this case, an opt-out cookie, which prevents Matomo from saving usage data, is set in your browser. If you delete your cookies, this means that the Matomo opt-out cookie will also be deleted. The opt-out must be reactivated when visiting our site again.

You may choose not to have a unique web analytics cookie identification number assigned to your computer to avoid the aggregation and analysis of data collected on this website.

To make that choice, please click below to receive an opt-out cookie.

6. Plug-ins and tools

YouTube


Our website uses plug-ins 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 featuring a YouTube plug-in, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. Here, the YouTube server is informed about which of our pages you have visited.
If you are logged in to your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to associate your browsing behaviour with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
YouTube is used for the purpose of making our website appealing. This constitutes a legitimate interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) letter f of the GDPR.
For more information on how user data is handled, please refer to YouTube’s data privacy policy at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.


Google Web Fonts


For the standardised display of fonts, this website uses so-called web fonts that are provided by Google. When you access a web page, your browser loads the necessary web fonts to your browser cache in order to correctly display texts and fonts.
To this end, the browser you are using must establish a connection to the Google servers. Google thus becomes aware that our website was accessed via your IP address. Google Web Fonts are used in the interest of maintaining a standardised and attractive website. This constitutes a legitimate interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) letter f of the GDPR.
If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font will be used by your computer.
More information on Google Web Fonts is available at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google’s privacy policy https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.


Google Maps


This site uses the Google Maps service via an API, provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
To use the functions of Google Maps, it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The provider of this site has no influence on this data transfer.
The Google Maps service is used in the interest of maintaining an attractive website and facilitating the location of places specified by us on it. This constitutes a legitimate interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) letter f of the GDPR.
For more information on how user data is handled, please refer to Google’s data privacy policy: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.