Data Privacy Statement

The GSG Geologie-Service GmbH (subsequently also "GSG" or "we") focusses their behaviour onto the principle of avoiding and economy of data.
This means that we try to collect, to process and to use as few personal data as possible.

This data privacy statement shall inform the user of this web page about kind,  volume and purpose of collection and use of data related to persons by the operator of the web page, the GSG Geologie-Service GmbH, acc. to Federal Data Protection Act and Telemedia Act

1. Personal Data and Agreement

Using our web pages is usually possible without indication of any personal data. As far as this is requested for the justification, execution or termination of a customer relation, we will demand, process or use your personal data. Beyond that we will save personal data only, if they are given by the visitor of the web page explicitly and voluntarily, e.g. if the visitor of the web page to be registered for special areas of the web page. The information obtained by this are used by us exclusively for their corresponding purpose observing the valid legal regulations; a further use occures with your agreement only. An agreement given can be cancelled any time by demand to our contact person for data privacy.

We remark that data transfer via Internet (e.g. at communication via E-Mail) might have gaps of security. A protection of data from third parties free from gaps is not possible.

2. Cookies

The web pages use partly so-called cookies. Cookies don't damage your computer and don't contain any virus. The purpose of cookies is to make our offer more user-friendly, more effective and safer. Cookies are small text files being put and memorised on your computer.

Most of the cookies used by us are so-called "session cookies". They are deleted automatically on termination of your visit. Other cookies are kept memorised on  your final device until you delete them yourself. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser at your next visit.

You are able to set your browser in the way that you are informed about the setting of cookies and to allow them in individual cases only, to exclude the
acceptance of cookies generally or to delete the cookies automatically when closing the browser. If cookies are deactivated the functionality of our pages might be limited.

3. Server Logfiles

The provider of the pages collects and memorises information automatically in
so-called server logfiles which your browser transfers automatically to us. These are:

  • type and version of browser
  • operation system used
  • referrer URL
  • host name of computer accessing
  • time of server enquiry
These data are not able to be related to certain persons. They won't be brought together with any other data sources. We reserve the right to check these data afterwards, if concrete indications will be become known to us for a use contrary to law.

4. Contact Form

If you send us enquiries via our contact form your data out of the enquiry form, the contact data given by you incl., will be memorised by us for the purpose of handling the enquiry and in case of following questions. We won't forward these data without your agreement.

5. Newsletter

Dispatch of newsletters is treated very restrictively at the GSG, since we don't want to incommode you. If you wish to receive information this way, we request an E-Mail address from you as well as the information necessary to check-up that you are the owner of the E-Mail address noted and that you agree with the receipt of the newsletter. Further data won't be collected by us.
These data are exclusively be used for sending the information requested and won't be forwarded to third parties.

6. Data Privacy Statement for Use of Google Analytics

Some of our web pages use functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. Provider is the Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043 USA.

Google Analytics uses so-called cookies (p.r.t. point 2). By means of them an analysis of your use of the web page is enabled. The information about your use of this web page generated by cookies are usually be transferred to a server of Google within the borders of the USA and memorised there.

You are finding more information about the handling of user data at Google Analytics in the data privacy statement of Google:

Browser-Plugin Google Analytics

You are able to avoid memorising of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software. We point to you, however, that in this case you might not be able to use the entire functions of this web page. Furthermore you are able to avoid the transfer of the data generated by cookies and related to your use of the web page (your IP address incl.) to Google as well as processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link:

Objection against Data Recording by Google Analytics

You are able to avoid registering of your data by Google Analytics by clicking onto the following link: Deactivating Google Analytics. An Opt-Out cookie will be set avoiding the registration of your data at future visits of this web page.

7. Data Privacy Statement for Use of Google Web Fonts

Some of our pages use for a uniform indication of fonts so-called web fonts being provided by Google. When opening a page your browser will load the web fonts requested into your browser cache in order to indicate texts and fonts correctly. If your browser doesn't assist web fonts, a standard font will be used by your computer.

You are finding further information about Google Web Fonts under and in the data privacy statement of Google:

8. Data Privacy Statement for Use of Google Maps

Some of our web pages use by means of an API the map service Google Maps. Provider is the Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. For using the functions of Google Maps it is necessary to memorise your IP address. These information will usually be forwarded to a server of Google within the borders of the USA and be memorised there. The provider of this web page (the GSG) hasn't got any influence to the data transfer.

9. Forwarding of Personal Data

The data are generally be collected, processed and used by GSG themselves, especially if we assure this, but in certain cases your data will be collected, processed or used by partners or providers being in a business relationship with us. In the cases last-mentioned, however, we will work towards that the relevant legal regulations of data privacy and the obligations resulting from this data privacy statement will be observed. In particular we won't sell your data or utilise in a similar way. We will meet our legal and governmental obligations of information and in these cases forward the corresponding data to governmental sites.

10. Principles of Security

In order to protect the data of our employees / customers / supplyers memorised at the GSG from casual manipulations, loss, destruction or access of unauthorised persons we took corresponding technical and organsational measures. The levels or safety are permanently checked in cooperation with safety experts and adjusted to new security standards.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)

As far as technically possible we use for reasons of safety and for protection of the transfer of confidential contents, like e.g. during an order transaction, a secure socket layer. You are recognizing a codifyed connection by the change of the address line of the browser from http:// to https:// and by the key symbol in your browser line.

If the secure socket layer is activated, data you are transferring to us cannot be read along by third parties.

11. Links to other Providers

Our web page contains - clearly recognisable - also links to the web presences of other enterprises. As far as there are links to web pages of other provides we haven't got any influence to their contents. Therefore we deny any guarantee or liability for these contents. The provider or operator of those sites is always responsible for the contents. The pages linked were checked at time of linking for possible statutory violations and recognisable rights violations. Contents contrary to law couldn't be realised by us at time of linking. But a permanent check of contents of the pages linked cannot be expected without any indications of a rights violation. When realizing any rights violation, such links will immediately be removed.

12. Right of Information and Deletion

Upon request we will inform you as soon as possible which personal data about you are memorised at us. If, despite our careful behaviour concerning your data, wrong information should be memorised, we will improve them on demand. Upon request we will delete your data, too, as far this isn't contrary to any law. For these enquiries  p.r.t. our contact person for data privacy. She is also at your disposal in case you have got further questions concerning the process of your personal data or in case you wish to assist us with your proposals for going on to improve our data privacy.

Your Contact Person for Data Privacy at the GSG is:

Mrs. Christine Mentele

Contact Data:

GSG Geologie-Service GmbH
Data Privacy - Mrs. Christine Mentele
Am Sand 9, D- 97080 Wuerzburg
Phone no.: +49 931 30408-0
FAX no.: +49 931 9910590