We look forward to your visit to our website. The protection and security of your data is very important to us. Our processes are therefore designed to collect or process as few personal data as possible. The following privacy statement explains what information we (hereinafter also called “GBS”) collect during your visit to our website and what parts of that information may be used in what ways.
1. Name and address of the person responsible
The person responsible within the meaning of the basic data protection regulation and other national data protection laws of the member states as well as other data protection regulations is the:
GBS Europa GmbH
An der Raumfabrik 33c,
Phone: +49 721 – 4901-0
Fax: +49 721 – 4901-199
2. Point of Contact for Data Protection
The external data protection point of contact of the responsible person is:
Bulpros Consulting AD
Zweigniederlassung Frankfurt am Main
3. General for data processing
3.1. Extent of processing of personal data
In principle, we collect and use personal data of our users only to the extent necessary to provide a functional website and our content and services. The collection and use of personal data of our users takes place regularly only with the consent of the user. An exception applies to cases in which prior consent can not be obtained for reasons of fact and the processing of the data is permitted by law.
3.2. Legal basis for the processing of personal data
Insofar as we obtain the consent of the data subject for processing of personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as the legal basis for the processing of personal data.
In the processing of personal data necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is a party, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR as legal basis. This also applies to processing operations required to carry out pre-contractual actions.
Insofar as processing of personal data is required to fulfill a legal obligation that is subject to our company, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c GDPR as legal basis.
In the event that vital interests of the data subject or another natural person require the processing of personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. d GDPR as legal basis.
If processing is necessary to safeguard the legitimate interests of our company or a third party, and if the interests, fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject do not prevail over the first interest, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR as legal basis for processing.
3.3. Data erasure and storage duration
The personal data of the data subject will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of the storage is omitted. In addition, such storage may take place if provided for by the European or national legislator in EU regulations, laws or other regulations to which the controller is subject. Blocking or deletion of the data also takes place if a storage period prescribed by the standards mentioned expires, unless there is a need for further storage of the data for conclusion of a contract or fulfillment of the contract.
4. Provision of the website and creation of logfiles
4.1. Description and scope of data processing
Each time our website is accessed, our system automatically collects data and information from the computer system of the calling computer.
The following data is collected here:
Information about the browser type and version used
The operating system of the user
The Internet service provider of the user
The IP address of the user
Date and time of access
Websites from which the system of the user comes to our website
Web sites accessed by the user’s system through our website
The log files contain IP addresses or other data that allow an assignment to a user. This could be the case, for example, if the link to the website from which the user accesses the website or the link to the website to which the user is switching contains personal data. The data is also stored in the log files of our system. A storage of this data together with other personal data of the user does not take place.
4.2. Legal basis for data processing
The legal basis for the temporary storage of data and log files is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.
4.3. Purpose of data processing
The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to allow delivery of the website to the computer of the user. To do this, the user’s IP address must be kept for the duration of the session. Storage in log files is done to ensure the functionality of the website. In addition, the data is used to optimize the website and to ensure the security of our information technology systems. An evaluation of the data for marketing purposes does not take place in this context. For these purposes, our legitimate interest in the processing of data according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.
4.4. Duration of storage
The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary for the purpose of its collection. In the case of collecting the data for providing the website, this is the case when the respective session is completed. In the case of storing the data in log files, this is the case after no more than seven days. An additional storage is possible. In this case, the IP addresses of the users are deleted or alienated, so that an assignment of the calling client is no longer possible.
4.5. Opposition and removal possibility
The collection of data for the provision of the website and the storage of the data in log files is essential for the operation of the website. There is consequently no contradiction on the part of the user.
5.1. Description and scope of data processing
5.2. Legal basis for data processing
The legal basis for the processing of personal data using cookies is Article 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. The legal basis for the processing of personal data using technically necessary cookies is Article 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. The legal basis for the processing of personal data using cookies for analysis purposes is provided that the user has consented to this in Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR.
5.3. Purpose of data processing
The use of the analysis cookies is for the purpose of improving the quality of our website and its contents. Through the analysis cookies we learn how the website is used and so we can constantly optimize our offer.
For these purposes, our legitimate interest in the processing of personal data pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.
5.4. Duration of storage, objection and disposal options
6. Contact form and e-mail contact
6.1. Description and scope of data processing
On our website is a contact form available, which can be used for electronic contact. If a user accepted this option, the data entered in the input mask will be transmitted to us and saved. These data are:
Your first name
Your last name
Your phone number
At the time of sending the message, the following data is also stored:
The IP address of the user
Date and Time
For the processing of the data in the context of the sending process your consent is obtained and referred to this privacy statement.
Alternatively, contact via the provided e-mail address is possible. In this case, the user’s personal data transmitted by e-mail will be stored.
In this context, there is no disclosure of the data to third parties. The data is used exclusively for processing the conversation.
6.2. Legal basis for data processing
Legal basis for the processing of the data is in the presence of the consent of the user Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR. The legal basis for the processing of the data transmitted in the course of sending an e-mail is Article 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. If the e-mail contact aims to conclude a contract, then additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR.
6.3. Purpose of data processing
The processing of the personal data from the input mask serves us only to process the contact. In the case of contact via e-mail, this also includes the required legitimate interest in the processing of the data.
The other personal data processed during the sending process serve to prevent misuse of the contact form and to ensure the security of our information technology systems.
6.4. Duration of storage
The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary for the purpose of its collection. For the personal data from the input form of the contact form and those sent by e-mail, this is the case when the respective conversation with the user has ended. The conversation is ended when it can be inferred from the circumstances that the relevant facts have been finally clarified. The additional personal data collected during the sending process will be deleted at the latest after a period of seven days.
6.5. Opposition and removal possibility
The user has the possibility at any time to revoke his consent to the processing of the personal data. If the user contacts us by e-mail, he may object to the storage of his personal data at any time. In such a case, the conversation can not continue. The revocation can be made at any time by e-mail or by post to the responsible office (see above). All personal data stored in the course of contacting will be deleted in this case.
7. Rights of the person concerned
If personal data is processed by you, you are i.S.d. GDPR and you have the following rights to the person responsible:
7.1. Right of access
You may ask the person in charge to confirm if personal data concerning you is processed by us.
If such processing is available, you can request information from the person responsible about the following information:
the purposes for which the personal data are processed;
the categories of personal data being processed;
the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data relating to you have been disclosed or are still being disclosed;
the planned duration of the storage of your personal data or, if specific information is not available, criteria for determining the duration of storage;
the existence of a right to rectification or erasure of personal data concerning you, a right to restriction of processing by the controller or a right to object to such processing;
the existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority;
all available information on the source of the data if the personal data are not collected from the data subject;
the existence of automated decision-making including profiling under Article 22 (1) and (4) GDPR and, at least in these cases, meaningful information about the logic involved, and the scope and intended impact of such processing on the data subject.
You have the right to request information about whether the personal data relating to you are transferred to a third country or to an international organization. In this connection, you can request the appropriate guarantees in accordance with. Art. 46 GDPR in connection with the transfer.
7.2. Right to rectification
You have a right to rectification and / or completion to the controller, provided the personal data you process is incorrect or incomplete. The responsible person must make the correction without delay.
7.3. Right to restriction of processing
You may request the restriction of the processing of your personal data under the following conditions:
if you contest the accuracy of your personal information for a period of time that enables the controller to verify the accuracy of your personal information;
the processing is unlawful and you refuse the deletion of the personal data and instead demand the restriction of the use of the personal data;
the controller no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of processing, but you need it for the purposes of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims; or
if you have objected to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 (1) GDPR and it is not yet certain whether the legitimate reasons of the person responsible outweigh your reasons.
If the processing of personal data concerning you has been restricted, this data may only be used with your consent or for the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims or protecting the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest Union or a Member State.
If the limitation of the processing after the o.g. If conditions are restricted, you will be informed by the person in charge before the restriction is lifted.
7.4. Right to erasure
a) deletion of duty
You may require the controller to delete your personal information without delay, and the controller will be required to delete that information immediately if one of the following is true:
Personal data concerning you are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.
You revoke your consent, to which the processing acc. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a or Art. 9 para. 2 lit. GDPR and there is no other legal basis for processing.
According to. Art. 21 para. 1 GDPR objection to the processing and there are no prior justifiable reasons for the processing, or you lay gem. Art. 21 para. 2 GDPR Opposition to processing.
Your personal data have been processed unlawfully.
The deletion of personal data concerning you shall be required to fulfill a legal obligation under Union law or the law of the Member States to which the controller is subject.
The personal data concerning you were collected in relation to information society services offered pursuant to Art. 8 (1) GDPR.
b) information to third parties
If the person in charge has made the personal data concerning you public and is acc. Article 17 (1) of the GDPR, it shall take appropriate measures, including technical means, to inform data controllers who process the personal data that you have been identified as being affected, taking into account available technology and implementation costs Persons requesting deletion of any links to such personal data or of copies or replications of such personal data.
The right to erasure does not exist if the processing is necessary
to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information;
to fulfill a legal obligation which requires processing under Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject or for the performance of a task of public interest or in the exercise of official authority conferring on the controller has been;
for reasons of public interest in the field of public health pursuant to Art. 9 (2) lit. h and i and Art. 9 (3) GDPR;
for archival purposes of public interest, for scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes acc. Article 89 (1) GDPR, to the extent that the law referred to in subparagraph (a) is likely to render impossible or seriously affect the achievement of the objectives of that processing, or
to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.
7.5. Right to information
If you have the right of rectification, erasure or restriction of processing to the controller, he / she is obliged to notify all recipients to whom your personal data have been disclosed of this correction or deletion of the data or restriction of processing, unless: this proves to be impossible or involves a disproportionate effort.
You have a right to the person responsible to be informed about these recipients.
7.6. Right to data portability
You have the right to receive personally identifiable information you provide to the controller in a structured, common and machine-readable format. In addition, you have the right to transfer this data to another person without hindrance by the person responsible for providing the personal data, provided that
the processing on a consent acc. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR or Art. 9 para. 2 lit. a GDPR or on a contract acc. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR is based and
the processing is done by automated means.
In exercising this right, you also have the right to obtain that personal data relating to you be transmitted directly from one controller to another controller, as far as technically feasible. Freedoms and rights of other persons may not be affected.
The right to data portability does not apply to the processing of personal data necessary for the performance of a task in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority delegated to the controller.
7.7. Right to object
You have the right at any time, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, object against the processing of your personal data, which pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. e or f GDPR; This also applies to profiling based on these provisions.
The controller will no longer process the personal data concerning you unless he can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing is intended to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.
If the personal data relating to you are processed for direct marketing purposes, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data for the purpose of such advertising; this also applies to profiling insofar as it is associated with such direct mail.
If you object to processing for direct marketing purposes, your personal data will no longer be processed for these purposes.
Regardless of Directive 2002/58 / EC, you have the option, in the context of the use of information society services, of exercising your right to object through automated procedures that use technical specifications.
7.8. Right to revoke the data protection consent declaration
You have the right to revoke your data protection consent declaration at any time. The revocation of consent does not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation.
7.9. Automated decision on an individual basis including profiling
You have the right not to be subjected to a decision based solely on automated processing – including profiling – that will have legal effect or similarly affect you in a similar manner. This does not apply if the decision
is required for the conclusion or performance of a contract between you and the controller,
is permitted by Union or Member State legislation to which the controller is subject, and where such legislation contains appropriate measures to safeguard your rights and freedoms and legitimate interests, or
with your express consent.
However, these decisions must not be based on special categories of personal data under Art. 9 (1) GDPR, unless Art. 9 (2) lit. a or g and reasonable measures have been taken to protect the rights and freedoms and your legitimate interests.
With regard to the cases referred to in (1) and (3), the person responsible shall take appropriate measures to uphold the rights and freedoms and their legitimate interests, including at least the right to obtain the intervention of a person by the controller, to express his / her own position and heard on challenge of the decision.
7.10. Right to complain to a supervisory authority
Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you shall have the right to complain to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of its residence, place of work or place of alleged infringement, if you believe that the processing of the personal data concerning you is against the GDPR violates.
The supervisory authority to which the complaint has been submitted shall inform the complainant of the status and results of the complaint, including the possibility of a judicial remedy pursuant to Article 78 of the GDPR.
8. Trackers and tools
We inform You that GBS uses third party providers and partners. During Your visit to our website and/or by using our services, You declare to be informed, including to their privacy policies and other applicable terms and conditions. Please refer to them to better understand Yours, GBS’s, and other parties’ rights and obligations with regard to such content. If your data is transferred from your home country to another country, the laws there for the protection of your data may differ from those in your country (and may only guarantee a lower level of protection). If we transfer Your data to a country outside the EU and the EEA, we will take suitable measures and appropriate safeguards to ensure an adequate level of data protection (e.g. by entering into standard contractual clauses).
8.1. Integration of Google Maps
a) On this website we use the offer of Google Maps. This allows us to show you interactive maps directly in the website and allow you to conveniently use the map feature.
b) By visiting the website, Google receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding subpage of our website. In addition, the under 4.1. transmitted in accordance with this declaration. This is done regardless of whether Google provides a user account that you are logged in to, or if there is no user account. When you’re logged in to Google, your data will be assigned directly to your account. If you do not wish to be associated with your profile on Google, you must log out before activating the button. Google stores your data as usage profiles and uses them for purposes of advertising, market research and / or tailor-made website design. Such an evaluation is done in particular (even for users who are not logged in) to provide appropriate advertising and to inform other users of the social network about their activities on our website. You have a right of objection to the formation of these user profiles, and you must comply with this to Google.
8.2. Integration of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you.
The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymization is enabled on this site, Google will truncate your IP address beforehand within 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 sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website usage and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest extent possible. You may also prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by using the browser plug-in available under the following link. in download and install:
This website uses Google Analytics with the extension “_anonymizeIp ()”. As a result, IP addresses are processed shortened, a person-relatedness can be excluded. Insofar as the data collected about you has a personal reference, it will be immediately excluded and the personal data will be deleted immediately.
We use Google Analytics to analyze and regularly improve the use of our website. With the statistics we can improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user. In exceptional cases Personal Information is transferred to the US.
The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR.
Third Party Information: Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001.
8.3. Integration of Google Dynamic Remarketing
This website uses Google Inc.’s remarketing technology (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”). This feature is designed to show interest-based ads to visitors to the site through the Google Network. The website visitor’s browser stores so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and that allow visitors to recognize them when they visit websites that belong to the Google advertising network.
On these pages, visitors can then be presented with ads that relate to content that the visitor previously visited on websites that use Google’s remarketing feature. Google says it does not collect any personal information during this process. To the best of our knowledge, Google stores a small file with a sequence of numbers in the browsers of visitors to the website. This number records website visits and anonymous data on website use.
There is no storage of personal data of visitors to the website. However, if you still do not want Google’s Remarketing feature, you can always disable it by making the appropriate settings at http://www.google.com/settings/ads.
The legal basis of the data processing is a legitimate interest in the processing according to Art. 6 para. 1 f GDPR. This is in the maintenance of the functionality of the application and in the processing of personal data for the purpose of direct marketing (recital 47 of the GDPR).
8.4. Integration of Facebook
Our website employs components provided by facebook.com. Facebook is a service of Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA.
Each time our website receives an access request equipped with a Facebook component, the component prompts your browser to download an image of this Facebook component. Through this process, Facebook is informed precisely which page of our website is being visited.
When you access our site while logged into Facebook, Facebook uses information gathered by this component to identify the precise page you are viewing and associates this information to your personal account on Facebook. Whenever you click on the “Like“ button, for example, or enter a comment, this information is transmitted to your personal account on Facebook and stored there. In addition, Facebook is informed of your visit to our website. This occurs regardless of whether you click on a component or not.
If you wish to prevent the transfer to and storage of data by Facebook about you and your interaction with our website, you must first log out of Facebook before visiting our website. The data protection policies of Facebook provide additional information, in particular about the collection and use of data by Facebook, your rights in this regard as well as the options available to you for protecting your privacy: https://en-gb.facebook.com/about/privacy/
In addition, tools are freely available on the market that can be used to block Facebook social plug-ins with add-ons from being added to all commonly used browsers: http://webgraph.com/resources/facebookblocker/
You can find an overview of Facebook plugins at https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/
8.5. Integration of Twitter
Our website employs components provided by Twitter. Twitter is a service of Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA.
You may change your data privacy settings in your account settings, at http://twitter.com/account/settings.
8.6. Integration of YouTube
On our website we use components (videos) of YouTube, LLC 901 Cherry Ave., 94066 San Bruno, CA, USA, a company belonging to Google Inc., Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
To this end, we use the “ – enhanced data protection mode – ” option provided by YouTube.
When you display a page that has an embedded video, a connection will be made to the YouTube server and the content will appear on the website via a communication to your browser.
According to the information provided by YouTube, in “ – enhanced data protection mode -”, data is only transferred to the YouTube server, in particular which of our websites you have visited, if you watch the video. If you are logged onto YouTube at the same time, this information will be matched to your YouTube member account. You can prevent this from happening by logging out of your member account before visiting our website.
Further information about data protection by YouTube is provided by Google under the following link:
8.7. Integration of Newsletter
8.8. Purpose of Registering
We offer you the opportunity to sign up for our website. The information entered when signing up, as shown in the registration form is collected and stored solely for use by our website. When signing up for our website, we also store your IP address and the date and time you registered. This serves to protect us in the event a third party improperly and without your knowledge makes use of your data to sign up for our site. None of this information is transferred to third parties. Nor is any of this information matched to any information that may be collected by other components of our website.
8.9. Integration of Google AdWords
Our website uses Google Conversion- Tracking. If You have reached our website via an advertisement placed by Google, Google AdWords will set a cookie on Your computer. The Conversion- Tracking cookie is set when a user clicks on an ad placed by Google. These cookies lose their validity after 30 days and are not used for personal identification. If the user visits certain pages on our website and the cookie has not yet expired, we and Google can see that the user clicked on the ad and was redirected to this page. Every Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. Cookies cannot therefore be tracked via the websites of AdWords customers. The information obtained using the Conversion- Cookie is used to generate conversion statistics for AdWords customers who have opted for Conversion- Tracking. Customers find out the total number of users who clicked on their ad and were redirected to a page with a Conversion- Tracking- Tag. However, You do not receive any information with which users can be personally identified.
If You do not want to participate in the Tracking, You can refuse the setting of a cookie required for this – for example via a browser setting that generally deactivates the automatic setting of cookies or set Your browser so that cookies from the domain “googleleadservices.com” are blocked.
Please note that You must not delete the Opt-Out Cookies as long as you do not want measurement data to be recorded. If You have deleted all of Your cookies in your browser, You must set the respective Opt-Out cookie again.
8.10. Integration of XING
Our website uses the buttons of the XING service. These buttons are offered by XING SE, Dammtorstraße 30, 20354 Hamburg, Germany, Tel .: +49 40 419 131-0, Fax: +49 40 419 131-11, E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. They can be recognized by terms such as “XING” or “XING company profile” combined with a stylized “X”. With the help of the buttons it is possible to share an article or page of this offer on XING or to follow the provider on XING. When You call up a website on this website that contains such a button, Your browser establishes a direct connection to the XING servers. XING transmits the content of the XING button directly to the user’s browser. GBS Europa GmbH therefore has no influence on the amount of data that XING collects with the help of this plugin and informs users according to its level of knowledge. After this, only the user’s IP address and the URL of the respective website are transmitted when the button is accessed, but not used for purposes other than displaying the button. Further information can be found in XING’s data protection declaration at https://privacy.xing.com/de/datenschutzerklaerung/allgemeine-hinweise.
8.11. Integration of LinkedIn
The GBS Europa GmbH website uses the LinkedIn buttons. These buttons are offered by LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland. They can be recognized by terms such as “LinkedIn” or a blue button with a stylized “in”. With the help of the buttons it is possible to share a post or page of this offer on LinkedIn or to follow the GBS on LinkedIn. When you call up a page on this website that contains such a button, your browser establishes a direct connection with the LinkedIn servers. The content of the LinkedIn buttons is transmitted directly from LinkedIn to the user’s browser. GBS Europa GmbH therefore has no influence on the amount of data that LinkedIn collects with the help of this plugin and informs users according to its level of knowledge. After this, only the user’s IP address and the URL of the respective website are transmitted when the button is accessed, but not used for purposes other than displaying the button. Further information can be found in LinkedIn’s data protection declaration at https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy. Opt-Out: https://www.linkedin.com/psettings/guest-controls/retargeting-opt-out.
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GBS will take reasonable steps to protect the Personal Information from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. GBS has put in place appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the Personal Information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration or destruction. Company cannot guarantee the security of Personal Information on or transmitted via the Internet.
GBS will only process Personal Information in a way that is compatible with and relevant for the purpose for which it was collected or authorized by the individual. To the extent necessary for those purposes, GBS will take reasonable steps to ensure that Personal Information is accurate, complete, current and reliable for its intended use.
GBS will allow an individual access to their Personal Information and allow the individual to correct, amend or delete inaccurate information, except where the burden or expense of providing access would be disproportionate to the risks to the privacy of the individual in the case in question or where the rights of persons other than the individual would be violated.