Privacy Policy

1. Information about the collection of personal data

(1) In the following, we provide information on the collection of personal information when using our website. Personal data are all data that are personally referable to you, so for example, name, address, email addresses, user behaviour.

Responsible person according to Article 4 para. 7 of EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is 
Gerriets Ltd. 
Im Kirchenhürstle 5-7 
79224 Umkirch 
Phone: +49 (0)7665 / 960-0 
E-Mail: moc.steirreg[ta]ofni

You can contact our data protection officer at moc.steirreg[ta]noitcetorp-atad or our Postal address with the addition "Data Protection".

(3) When you contact us by e-mail or via a contact form, the data you provide (your e-mail address, if applicable your name, subject, message and suggestion/suggestion) will be stored by us in order to answer your questions. We will delete the data collected in this context after the storage is no longer required by law or otherwise limit its further processing if we are required by law to continue archiving it.

(4) If we use contracted service providers for individual functions of our offer or would like to use your data for advertising purposes, we will inform you in detail about the respective processes. We also specify the defined criteria for the storage period.

§2 Your rights

(1) You have the following rights towards us regarding your personal data: 
– The right to be informed, 
– Right to correction or deletion, 
– The right to limitation of processing, 
– The right to opposition to the processing, 
– The right to data portability.

(2) You shall also have the right to contact a data protection supervisory authority via the processing of your personal data by us.

§3 Collection of personal data when visiting our website

(1) If you use the website for information purposes only, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, we only collect the personal data that your browser transmits to our server. If you wish to view our website, we collect the following data, which are technically necessary for us to display our website to you and to guarantee stability and security (legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f GDPR):

– IP address 
– Date and time of request 
– Time zone difference from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) 
– Content of the request (concrete page) 
– Access Status/HTTP status code 
– Respective volume of data transferred 
– The website making the request 
– Browser 
– Operating system and device 
– Language and version of browser software.

(2) In addition to the aforementioned data, cookies are stored on your computer when you use our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard disk in association with the browser you're using and by which the body which sets the cookie (in this case, me), transmits certain information. Cookies cannot run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. They serve to make our site more user-friendly and effective.

(3) Use of cookies:

a) This website uses the following types of cookies, their scope and function of which are explained below:

– Transient cookies (see b) 
– Persistent cookies (see c).

b) Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser. These especially include session cookies. These store a session ID which assigns the various requests made by your browser during the joint session. This allows your computer to be recognized when you return to the site. Session cookies are deleted when you log out or close the browser.

c) Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may differ depending on the cookie. You can delete the cookies by going to your browser's security settings at any time.

d) You can configure your browser settings according to your wishes and e.g. refuse the acceptance of third party cookies or all cookies. Please note that you may not be able to use all functions of this website.

§4 Further features and offers on our website

(1) In addition to the purely informational use of our website, we offer various services that you can use if interested. For this purpose, you must provide further personal data which we use to provide the respective service and to which the aforementioned data processing principles apply.

§5 Objection to or revocation of your consent for the processing of your data

(1) If you have given your consent to the processing of your data, you may revoke this at any time. If you exercise this right, this will affect our ability to process your personal data after you have already given it to us.

(2) Insofar as we base the processing of your personal data on the balance of interests, you may object to the processing. This is the case if the processing is not necessary in particular for the fulfilment of a contract with you, which is described by us in the following description of the functions. When exercising such objection, we ask you to explain the reasons why we should not process your personal data as we have done. In the event of your justified objection, we will examine the situation and either stop or adjust data processing or point out to you our compelling reasons worthy of protection, on the basis of which we will continue processing.

(3) Of course, you may object to the processing of your personal data for advertising and data analysis purposes at any time. You can inform us about your advertising contradiction under the following contact data: moc.steirreg[ta]noitcetorp-atad

§ 6 Tools used for web analytics

1. Use of Google Analytics

(1) This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and that enable your use of the website to be analysed. As a rule, the cookie-generated data regarding your use of this website will be forwarded to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymisation is enabled on this website, your IP address will first be abbreviated by Google within the member states of the European Union or other parties to the agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated 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.

(2) The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not conflated with other Google data.

(3) You can prevent cookies from being stored by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser; however, we wish to point out that by doing so, you may not be able to enjoy the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent the data generated by cookies concerning your use of the website (incl. your IP address) from being passed to Google, and the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

This website uses Google Analytics with the extension "_anonymizeIp()". As a result, IP addresses are further processed in truncated form, so that reference to individuals can be ruled out. If the data collected about you is personally identifiable, it will be blocked immediately. and the personal data deleted as soon as possible.

(5) We use Google Analytics to analyze and regularly improve the use of our website. We can improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user. Google has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework, for exceptional cases in which personal data is transferred to the USA. The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Art. 6 para. . 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR.

(6) Third party information: Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001. Terms of Use: http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/en.html, Privacy Policy: http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/learn/privacy.html, and the Privacy Policy: http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.

§ 7 Tools used in social media

1. Use of social media plug-ins

(1) We currently use the following social media plug-ins: Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo, LinkedIn, XING . We use the so-called two-click solution. This means that if you visit our site, initially no personal data will be passed on to the providers of these plug-ins. You can recognize the provider of the plug-in by the marking on the box above its initial letter or the logo. We offer you the possibility to communicate directly with the provider of the plug-in via the button. Only if you click on the marked field and thereby activate it, the plug-in provider receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding website of our online offer. In addition, the data mentioned under § 3 of this declaration will be transmitted. In the case of Facebook and Xing, the IP address is anonymized immediately after collection, according to the respective provider in Germany. By activating the plug-in, personal data is transferred from you to the respective plug-in- provider and saved there (for US-American providers in the USA) . Since the plug-in provider collects data mainly via cookies, we recommend that you delete all cookies before clicking on the grayed-out box using your browser's security settings.

(2) We have no influence on the data collected and data processing processes, nor are we aware of the full extent of data collection, the purposes of processing, the storage periods. We also have no information on the deletion of the data collected by the plug-in provider.

(3) The plug-in provider stores the data collected about you as user profiles and uses these for the purposes of advertising, market research and/or demand-oriented design of its website. Such evaluation is also made for users who are not logged in, to display customized advertising and to inform other users of the social network about activities on our website. You have a right to object to the creation of these user profiles. You must contact the respective plug-in provider to exercise this right. Through the plug-ins we offer you the possibility to interact with social networks and other users, so that we can improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user. The legal basis for the use of the plug-ins is Art. 6 para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR.

(4) The data is passed on regardless of whether you have an account with the plug-in provider and are logged in there. If you are logged in with the plug-in provider, your data collected with us will be directly assigned to your existing account with the plug-in provider. When activating the activated button and link the page, for example, the plug-in provider also stores this information in your user account and communicates this to your contacts in public. We recommend that you log out regularly after using a social network, especially before activating the button, as this way you can avoid being assigned to your profile with the plug-in provider.

(5) For more information on the purpose and extent of the data collection and its processing by the plug-in provider, please refer to the privacy statements of these providers provided below. Here, you will also find further information on your rights and settings options for protecting your privacy.

(6) addresses of the respective plug-in providers and URLs with their Data protection information:

a) [Facebook Inc., 1601 S California Ave, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA;http://www.facebook.com/policy.php ; for more information about data collection: http://www.facebook.com/help / 186325668085084 , http://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/your-info-on-other#applications and http://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/your-info#everyoneinfo . Facebook has submitted to the EU-US privacy shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework .

b) YouTube, LLC, Cherry Ave., USA https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy

c) Vimeo, LLC, 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA https://vimeo.com/privacy . - LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, California 94043, United States; http://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy LinkedIn has submitted to the EU- US-Privacy-Shield, > https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US- Framework .

e) Xing AG, Gänsemarkt 43, 20354 Hamburg, Germany, DE; http://www.xing.com/privacy .

2. AddThis Bookmarking

(1) Our websites also contain AddThis plug-ins. These plug-ins allow you to bookmark or share interesting content with other users. Through the plug-ins we offer you the possibility to interact with social networks and other users, so that we can improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user. The legal basis for the use of the plug-ins is Art. 6 para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR.

(2) Via these plug-ins your internet browser establishes a direct connection to the servers of AddThis and the selected social networking or bookmarking service, if applicable. The recipients receive information that you have called up the corresponding website of our online offer and that the information provided under § 3 of this statement mentioned data. This information is stored on the servers of AddThis in the USA. We have concluded standard data protection clauses with AddThis.]. When you send content on our website to social networks or bookmarking services, a link can be established between visiting our website and your user profile on the relevant network. We have no influence on the data collected and data processing processes, nor are we aware of the full extent of data collection, the purposes of processing, the storage periods. We also have no information on the deletion of the data collected by the plug-in provider.

(3) The plug-in provider stores the data collected about you as user profiles and uses these for the purposes of advertising, market research and/or demand-oriented design of its website. Such evaluation also takes place (even for users who are not logged in) for the purposes of providing customised advertising and to inform other social network users about activities on our website. You have a right to object to the creation of these user profiles. You must contact the respective plug-in provider to exercise this right.

(4) If you do not wish to participate in this process, you can object to the collection and storage of data at any time by setting an opt-out cookie with future effect: http://www.addthis.com/privacy/opt-out. Alternatively, you can set your browser to prevent the setting of a cookie.

(5) Further information on the purpose and scope of data collection and its use by the plug-in provider as well as further information on your corresponding rights and privacy preferences, contact: AddThis LLC, 1595 Spring Hill Road, Sweet 300, Vienna, VA 22182, USA, www.addthis.com/privacy.

3. integration of YouTube videos or reference to YouTube Channel

(1) We have included YouTube videos in our online offering, which are stored on http://www.YouTube.com and are directly playable from our website. These are all integrated in the "Extended Privacy Mode", i.e. no data about you as user are transferred to Youtube if you do not play the videos. Only when you play the videos will the data referred to in paragraph 2 be transmitted. We have no influence on this data transmission.]

(2) When you visit this website, YouTube receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding subpage of our website. In addition, the data mentioned under § 3 of this declaration will be transmitted. This takes place regardless of whether YouTube makes available a user account via which you are logged in or no user account exists. If you are logged in to Google, your information will be directly associated with your account. If you do not wish to be associated with your profile when using YouTube, you must first log out before clicking the button . YouTube stores your data as usage profiles and uses them for purposes of advertising, market research and/or demand-oriented design of its website. Such evaluation also takes place (even for users who are not logged in) for the purposes of providing customised advertising and to inform other social network users about activities on our website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles, whereby you must contact YouTube to exercise this right.

(3) Further information on the purpose and scope of data collection and processing by YouTube can be found in the data protection declaration. There you will also find further information on your corresponding rights and settings options for protecting your privacy: http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy. Google also processes your personal data in the USA and has made itself subject tothe EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

(4) Integration of Google Maps

(1) On this website, we use the offer of Google Maps. This allows us to display interactive maps directly on the website and enables your convenient use of the map function.

(2) When you visit this website, Google receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding subpage of our website. In addition, the data mentioned under § 3 of this declaration will be transmitted. This takes place regardless of whether Google makes available a user account via which you are logged in or no user account exists. If you are logged in to Google, your information will be directly associated with your account. If you do not wish to be associated to your Google profile, you must first log out before activating the button. Google stores your data as usage profiles and uses them for the purposes of advertising, market research and/or requirements-oriented design of its website. Such evaluation also takes place (even for users who are not logged in) for the purposes of providing customized advertising and to inform other social network users about activities on our website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles, whereby you must contact Google to exercise this right.

(3) For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and its processing by the plug-in provider, please refer to the provider's privacy policy. There you will also find further information on your corresponding rights and settings options for protecting your privacy: http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy. Google also processes your personal data in the USA and has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

5. integration of plugins of the video portal Vimeo, Vimeo-Channels

(1) Our websites contain plugins of the video portal Vimeo of Vimeo, LLC, 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA. Each time you visit a site that offers one or more Vimeo video clips, a direct connection is established between your browser and a Vimeo server in the USA. Information about your visit and your IP address is stored there. By interactions with the Vimeo plugins (e.g. clicking the start buttons), this information is also transmitted to Vimeo, where it is stored .

(2) If you have a Vimeo account and do not want Vimeo to collect information about you through this website and link to your membership information stored on Vimeo, you must log out of Vimeo before visiting this website.

(3) Vimeo's privacy policy with more detailed information on the collection and use of your data by Vimeo can be found at https://vimeo.com/privacy.

(4) Vimeo also calls up the tracker Google Analytics via an iFrame in which the video is called. This is Vimeo's own tracking system to which we have no access. You can stop tracking by Google Analytics by using the opt-out tools that Google offers for some Internet browsers. You can also prevent the disclosure to Google and processing by Google of the data generated by cookies about your use of the website (including your IP address), by downloading and installing the browser plugin available via the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

(5) Some of our websites contain so-called embeddings of videos on Vimeo or videos from the Vimeo channels operated by us. However, these only allow the connection to Vimeo. If you wish to receive information regarding the purpose and scope of data collection and use by Vimeo, as well as your rights and settings for protection as a Vimeo customer, please refer to Vimeo's privacy policy (https://vimeo.com/privacy).