External links from www.gealan.de to third-party websites lead to content owned or managed by the respective provider and are not the responsibility of www.gealan.de. These links are either discernible as such from the context or are separately indicated. We have no influence over the content provided on these websites and make no effort to claim ownership of said content. In particular we accept no responsibility for the statements contained therein. Responsibility can only be established if we had knowledge of breaches of law and were technically able and could be reasonably expected to prevent use of such websites (Section 5 Paragraph 2 of the German Teleservices Act (TDG)/German Legal Framework for Electronic Media (MDStV)). We have checked the external content to a reasonable extent for possible breaches of the law. Breaches of copyright, trademark rights and personal rights and infringements against competition law on third-party websites were not apparent, nor were we aware of any criminal offences.
GEALAN Fenster-Systeme GmbH, as the operator of this site, takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the local legislation applicable in your country, the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG), and the Telemedia Act (TMG).
This Data Privacy Statement clarifies the type, scope and purpose of the collection and use of data belonging to visitors and users of the GEALAN Fenster-Systeme GmbH website. If you have questions regarding data protection, please contact our data protection officers via email under email@example.com or the address entered below.
GEALAN Fenster-Systeme GmbH
Hofer Str. 80
D-95145 Oberkotzau, Germany
Phone: +49(0)9286 77-0
Fax: +49(0)9286 77-2222
Our data protection officer
Data protection officer
GEALAN Fenster-Systeme GmbH
D-95145 Oberkotzau, Germany
Our offer is expressly not directed at minors.
All data received and processed within this online offer will be treated confidentially in accordance with the EU-DSGVO and not passed on to third parties.
Data Privacy Statement for the Google Analytics web analytics service
Further information on the terms of service and data protection can be found at https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html or https://policies.google.com/.
Please note that on this website, Google Analytics has been extended with the “anonymizeIp” code in order to guarantee that IP addresses are recorded anonymously (IP masking).
Google Tag Manager
Google Tag Manager is a Google Inc. (“Google”) service which is used to add, update and manage tags.
Tags are small code elements on our website which help measure traffic and visitor behaviour and monitor the impact of online advertising and social media.
When you visit our website, the current tag configuration is sent to the user’s browser. This contains instructions on which tags should be enabled. The tool itself does not record personal data. The tool does however ensure that other tags which may record data are enabled.
More information on how Google Tag Manager works can be found here: https://support.google.com/tagmanager/ and in the use policies: https://marketingplatform.google.com/about/analytics/tag-manager/use-policy/.
Data Privacy Statement for “Google Remarketing” and “Similar Audiences” function of Google Inc.
Data privacy statement for Google Inc. “Google AdWords Conversion Tracking”
Notes regarding the newsletter and consent
The following information covers the content of our newsletter and the method of registration, send method and statistical analysis, as well as your right to object. By subscribing to our newsletter, you agree to receipt thereof and to the described methods.
We send newsletters and advertising information by email (hereinafter “Newsletter”) only with the consent of the recipient or with legal permission. The content created when subscribing to the newsletter shall establish the user’s consent.
Double opt-in and tracking:
You subscribe to our newsletter using a double opt-in model, i.e. after subscribing you will receive an email in which you are asked to confirm your subscription. This confirmation is required so that no one can subscribe using third-party email addresses. Subscriptions to the newsletter are tracked in order to verify that the subscription process meets the legal requirements. This includes logging the subscription and confirmation times, as well as the IP address. Changes to your data retained in MailChimp are also tracked.
Using the “MailChimp” email marketing service provider:
Newsletters are sent via MailChimp, a newsletter automation platform provided by the US company Rocket Science Group, LLC, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE #5000, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA. The email addresses of our newsletter recipients are stored on the MailChimp servers in the USA, along with other details described within these notes. MailChimp uses this information to send and analyse newsletters on our behalf. According to its own marketing information, MailChimp can also use this data to optimise or improve its own services, e.g. for technical optimisation of the sending and layout of newsletters, or for commercial purposes, to determine which countries recipients come from. MailChimp does not use the data on our newsletter recipients to address these recipients themselves or to disclose it to third parties.
In order to subscribe to the newsletter, simply enter your email address. In addition, we use other data such as name and first name, country and customer group. This information is used solely for personalisation and segmentation of the newsletter.
Statistical collection and analyses:
The newsletters contain a “web beacon”, i.e. a pixel-sized file which is retrieved when the newsletter is opened from the MailChimp server. By retrieving this file, we collect technical information such as information regarding the browser and your system, as well as your IP address and time at which the file was retrieved. This information is used for technical enhancement of services based on the technical data or audience, and the audience’s reading habits based on the retrieval sites (which can be determined by the IP address) or access times.
Statistical surveys also include determination of whether the newsletter is opened, when it is opened, and which links are clicked. It is technically possible to attribute this information to individual newsletter recipients; however it is not our objective, nor that of MailChimp, to monitor individual users. The analyses actually allow us to learn about the reading habits of our users, and to adapt our content accordingly, or to send different content according to the interests of our users.
Online access and data management:
You can unsubscribe from our newsletter at any time, i.e. revoke your consent. This also deletes your consent to delivery via MailChimp and to statistical analyses. Unfortunately, consent to delivery via MailChimp or statistical analysis cannot be revoked separately.
A link to unsubscribe from the newsletter can be found at the end of each newsletter.
Legal basis for the General Data Protection Regulation:
In accordance with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of 25 May 2018, we hereby inform you that consent to sending newsletters to the registered email addresses is based on point (a) of Article 6(1) GDPR and Section 7 GDPR, as well as Section 7, Subsection (2), Number 3 and Subsection (3) Act Against Unfair Competition (Gesetz gegen den unlauteren Wettbewerb, “UWG”).
Use of the MailChimp email marketing service provider, performing statistical surveys and analyses, and tracking of the login process is all done on the basis of our legitimate interests pursuant to point (f) Article 6(1) GDPR
Please also note that you can object to any future processing of your personal data in compliance with the legal provisions pursuant to Article 21 GDPR. An objection can be lodged in particular against processing for direct marketing purposes.
Our social media presence
Data processing by social networks
Our social media webpages are intended to give us as extensive an internet presence as possible. This constitutes a legitimate interest as described in Article 6(1) point f GDPR. Analytical processes initiated by the social networks may be founded on different legal bases which the social network operators must disclose (e.g. consent as described in Article 6(1) point a GDPR).
Controller and exercising of rights
When you visit one of our social media webpages (e.g. Facebook), we are jointly responsible with the operator of the social media platform for the data processing operations triggered by this visit. However, our responsibility and related ability to provide information are limited exclusively to the content we have created. In principle, you can exercise your rights (information, rectification, erasure, restriction of processing, data portability and complaints) both against us (with regard to content) and against the operator of the respective social media portal (e.g. Facebook). Please note that, despite our shared responsibility with the social media portal operators, we do not have complete control over the data processing operations of the social media portals. Our capabilities are limited by the company policy of the respective provider.
We cannot influence the period for which personal data pertaining to you is stored by the social network operators for their own purposes. Information can be obtained directly from the social network operators (e.g. in their data protection information, see below).
Individual social networks
We have a Facebook profile. The provider of this service is Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. You can adjust your advertising settings independently in your user account. In order to do so, click on the following link and log in: https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=ads. You can find further details in the Facebook Data Policy: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/
We have an Instagram profile. The provider of this service is Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA. You can find details on how Instagram processes your personal data in the Instagram Data Policy: https://help.instagram.com/519522125107875
We have a LinkedIn profile. The provider of this service is LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Plaza, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland. LinkedIn uses advertising cookies. If you would like to deactivate LinkedIn advertising cookies, please use the following link:
Use of the live chat function (LiveChat)
You can use the live chat to chat in near real time with our service staff. When you start the chat, the following data is transmitted:
- IP address, type of browser and operating system used.
- Date and time of the call
- URL of the previously visited website
- log-in data provided
Depending on the course of the conversation, further personal data may be collected in the chat and entered by you. The nature of this data depends largely on your request. All our employees have been and will be trained on the subject of data protection and taught how to handle customer data safely and confidentially.
Updating this data privacy statement
From time to time this data privacy statement may have to be updated, for example by new legal provisions or official requirements, and new offers on our website. We will notify you of this. In general, we recommend that you open this data privacy statement regularly to check whether there are changes. Changes can be identified e.g. by an updated issue status at the bottom of the document.
Printing and saving this data privacy statement
This data privacy statement can be printed and saved directly, for example using the Print or Save function in your browser.
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