Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

The party responsible for processing data on this website, according to EU-data protection regulation (DSGVO), is:

GKS GmbH 

Paul-Engel-Str. 1 

D-92729 Weiherhammer

Rights of the person affected

At any time you can exercise the following rights using the contact information of our data protection officer:

  • request information about your stored data and its processing,
  • request to correct false data,
  • request to delete data,
  • request to limit data processing, given that we did not delete said data already due to statutory obligations,
  • file an opposition against processing of your data with us and
  • data portability, provided that you agreed to our data processing or entered into a contract with us.

You may revoke your consent at any time with future effect.

If there has been a breach of data protection legislation, the person affected may file a complaint with the competent regulary authorities. The competent regulatory for matters related to data protection legislation is the data protection officer of the German state in which our company is headquartered. A list of data protection officers and their contact detais can be found at the following link: www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.

Purpose of data processing by responsible authority and third parties

We process your personal data solely for purposes mentioned in this privacy policy. Transmitting your data to third parties shall not take place, unless:

  • you explicitly expressed your consent,
  • processing is needed to perform a contract with you,
  • processing is needed to comply with a legal obligation,

processing is needed to safeguard justified interests and there is no reason to believe that there is an overriding interest warranting protection relating to disclosure of your data.

Deletion and blocking of data

We keep to the basic principles of data avoidance and minimisation. Typically, these are also the basis for the storage period for personal data. Upon expiry of these periods, the corresponding data are routinely deleted or their processing ist restricted. If data are not affected, they will be deleted as sonn as the respective uses no longer apply.

We save the personal data that you provide us within the context of the contract, subject to further processing purposes only until such time that your inquiry has been processed or persuant to the in-house deletion period.

Cookies

Like many other webpages we also use "cookies". Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser. We automatically receive certain data such as IP addresses, browser software, operating system types and your connection to the internet.

Cookies can not be used to start programs or transfer virusses to a computer. They are necessary to allow electronic communications or to provide certain functions you wish to use on the website. The wedsite operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies to ensure an optimized service provided free of technical errors.

Under no circumstances will your data be given to third parties nor will your data be used to link personal data without your consent.

Certainly, it is in principle for you to look at our website without cookies. most browsers are configured by default so that they accept cookies automatically. You can generally refuse the cookies on your computer. Please use the help functions of your Internet browser to learn how to change these settings. Please note that certain functions of our website may not function if you have deactivated the use of cookies.

Usage Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service which is operated by Google Inc. (hereafter referred to as: Google). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies“ These are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The informatoion generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. We have activated the IP anonymization feature on this website. Your IP address will be shortened by Google within the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to transmission to the United States. only in exceptional cases is the full IP address sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide other services regarding website activity and Internet usage for the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with any other data held by Google.

The purpose of the processing of the data is to analyse the usage of the website and the compilation of activity reports on this website. Related services based on the usage of this website and usage of the internet will be provided. This processing is based on a legitimate interest of the website operator.

You can prevent these cookies being stored by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, we wish to point out that doing so may mean you will not be able to enjoy the full functionality of this website.

You can also prevent the data generated by cookies about your use of the website (incl. your IP address) from being passed to Google, and the processing of your data by Google, by dowloading and installing the browser plugin available at the follwing link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

Usage of Google Maps

Thise site uses the Google Maps map service API, to visualise geographical information. While using Google Maps, data will be collected, processed and used by Google. Further information about handling user data can be found in the data protection declaration of Google. There you can also adjust and change your personal settings.

Here you can find detailed instructions about your data linked with Google products.

Eingebettete YouTube-Videos

Our website uses plugins from YouTube.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 plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. Here the YouTube server is informed about which of our pages you have visited. If you're logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube allows you to associate your browsing behaviour directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.

Once a YouTube plugin is started, the provider uses cookies to collect data about the usage of this site.

If you have deactivate the storage of cookies in the Google-Ad-program, you will not have to deal with those while watching YouTube videos. However, YouTube stores non-personalised user data in other Cookies. In order to prevent this, you will have to block the storage in your browser.

Further information about the data collection of „Youtube“ you can find in the data protection declaration of the provider at: www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/ ;

Change of data protection regulations

We reserve the right to adjust this privacy policy to developments in the Internet and the chnages in legal regulations. Your new visit will be subject to the new privacy policy.

Contacting our data protection officer

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, please write us an email or tend directly to the responsible person, our external data protection officer:

Rainer Mattern
TÜV SÜD SEC-IT GmbH
datenschutz@gks-gmbh.de

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