Alois Geiger Söhne GmbH & Co. KG

Privacy Policy

Alois Geiger Söhne GmbH & Co. KG (hereinafter referred to as “Geiger") welcomes you to our website and appreciates your interest in our company, our products and our services. The protection of your personal data while it is being handled throughout the entire business process is a matter of great concern to us. We would like you to feel safe when visiting our web pages. 

With this privacy policy, Geiger would like to inform you in detail about which user data are collected during the visit of our website. Furthermore, it is explained how this information is used and which measures Geiger is taking to protect the personal data of the users. 

 

1. Personal data

Personal data refers to specific details of personal or material circumstances attributed to an identified or identifiable natural person. This includes information such as your proper name, your address and telephone number as well as your date of birth. Information that is not directly used in connection with your actual identity, such as frequently used websites or the number of users of a site, do not fall under the category of personal data. 

 

2. Collection and processing of personal data

Visitors of the Geiger website do not generally have to register. Instead, we only collect the required information to take the opportunity and introduce our products to you. Therefore, our web server temporarily saves by default for the purpose of system security the connection data of the inquiring computer, the website you are visiting, the date and the duration of your visit, the connection data of your browser and your system software, and if necessary the website from where you are visiting us. If you chose to provide information voluntarily, these data, for example name, email address, postal address, telephone and fax numbers are stored with us. 

 

3. Use and disclosure of personal data

Information collected on the Geiger website about individual users is only used for internal company purposes. Only if you have granted us your prior consent or if – insofar as this is envisaged by statutory regulations – you have not filed an objection shall we also use this information to inform you about news, improvements or innovations of products which may be of particular interest to you. Geiger does not use the personal data collected online for sales, trade or lending, and does not knowingly disclose personal data to third parties. 

 

4. Use of Cookies

Cookies are text files that are automatically stored on the hard drive of the user’s computer and among other things serve to collect information on the use of a website. In some cases, cookies are used to retrieve personal data entered by a user at an earlier date. All common browsers have settings with which the acceptance of cookies can be controlled, so that incoming cookies will only be accepted upon confirmation by the user or else generally rejected. Geiger uses third party cookies only for statistical purposes; no information is recorded or stored regarding any activities in the internet outside Geiger websites. Please note that when you click on the link to a third party website from a Geiger website, the linked website can have other guidelines and regulations regarding cookies. Geiger has no control over this and is not responsible for their guidelines and regulations. You should always read the data protection policy of the respective website in order to find out more comprehensive information about their valid guidelines and regulations. 

The offers and services of Geiger can also be made use of without cookies. Internet browsers can usually be set up in a way that the cookies are rejected in general.

 

5. Security

Please be advised that no data transmission over the internet is 100 % secure. Geiger is committed to protect personal user information, however, cannot guarantee the safety of this information when sent to or through the Geiger websites. Transmission of such information is therefore always at the risk of the user. 

 

6. Statistical analyses

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called cookies, text files which are saved onto your computer and which allow to analyze your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie concerning your use of this website will generally be passed on to a Google server in the USA and saved there. In case IP-anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will first be shortened by Google within member countries of the European Union or in other countries which are contracting parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the complete IP address passed on to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Under the authority of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to analyze your use of the website, compile reports on website activities and perform other services associated with website and internet use for the operator of this website. The IP address transmitted from your browser within the framework of Google Analytics will not be combined with any other data from Google. Although you can adjust your browser software to prevent the installation of cookies, we would point out that if you do so, you might not be able to make full use of all the functions on this website Furthermore, you can prevent collection of information that the cookie generates about your use of this website (including your IP-address) by Google and the processing of the data by Google by downloading and installing the provided browser plug-in under the following link:(http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de).

More detailed information regarding the user terms and conditions as well as the privacy policy can be found under http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html and/or under http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/privacyoverview.html. Please note that Google Analytics was expanded on this website to include code “gat._anonymizeIp();" in order to ensure anonymous collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).

 

7. Updates and amendments of the privacy policy

This declaration is updated from time to time in order to cover new Geiger web pages by this declaration, or to include new services and functions. Geiger reserves the right to amend this privacy policy at any time in compliance with the regulations of the Data Protection Act. Geiger shall notify you of any amendments and updates to this declaration on the Geiger homepage.

 

8. The right of revocation

You have the right to revoke your consent to use your personal information at any time. If you decide to do so, please send a written declaration of revocation to the address shown below.

 

9. Right of access to your information

Upon written request Geiger shall grant you access to the information on which personal data is stored with us.

 

10. Accessibility of the privacy policy

You can access and print out this data protection policy from every Geiger web page under the link "Privacy policy".

 

11. Questions and comments

If you have any questions, suggestions or comments regarding the processing, management and handling of your personal data (privacy policy), please do not hesitate to contact us at Geiger.

Alois Geiger Söhne GmbH & Co. KG

Maybachstraße 2

D-63741 Aschaffenburg

Telephone: +49 (0) 60 21 / 49 01 -0

Fax: +49 (0) 60 21 / 49 01-48

email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

 

In accordance with §4f of the German Data Protection Act we have appointed Mr. Björn Gottschalk (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), Universitätsallee 5, 28359 Bremen as of 12/01/2015 as our representative for data protection.