Data Protection Statement

In the following we inform you pursuant to Art. 13 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on what is going to happen with your personal data when you visit our website.

Controller for data collection and processing

Gewerbepark Keplerstrasse 23/25
07549 Gera/Germany
Tel.: +49 365 8307000

legally represented by: Ramin Hassan

Your rights as a data subject

Under the contact data given you may exercise the following rights at any time:

  • Right of access (Art. 15 GDPR),
  • Right to rectification (Art. 16 GDPR),
  • Right to erasure (Art. 17 GDPR),
  • Right to restriction of processing (Art. 18 GDPR),
  • Right to object (Art. 21 GDPR)
  • Right to data portability (Art. 20 GDPR).

You may lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority at any time.  The supervisory authority competent for GERA-IDENT GmbH is the Thuringian State Data Protection and Freedom-of-Information Officer   / Postfach 90 04 55 / 99107 Erfurt / Tel.: +049 361 573 112 900 / poststelle@datenschutz.thü

General information collected when visiting our website 

When you access our website information is automatically stored by our system by means of a cookie (ref. Cookies). Such information (server logfiles) includes the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your service provider, your IP address and similar.

This information is technically necessary to be able to correctly supply the website content requested by you and arises in any case when using the internet. The information is processed for the following purposes in particular:

  • to ensure a trouble-free build-up of the website
  • to ensure a smooth use of our website
  • to assess the system security and stability, and
  • for other administrative purposes.

The provision of the a.m. data is neither required by law nor contract. But without the IP address the service and the functionality of our website are not guaranteed. And it may also be possible that individual services are not available or are restricted.

The basis of data processing is Art.6 para.1 lit. f GDPR.

Recipient of the data is a company based in Germany that has been commissioned by us with the hosting of the website.

SSL encryption

To protect the security of your data, we use state-of-the-art encryption methods (e.g. SSL) via HTTPS.


As many other websites we have been using so-called Cookies. Cookies are small text files transmitted from a website server to your hard disk.  Through this we receive automatically certain data, such as the IP address, browser used, operating system and your connection to the internet.   The legal basis for the processing of personal data using cookies is  Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The information contained in the cookies helps facilitate navigation and provide a correct display of our website.

But of course, you can view our website without cookies. Internet browsers are routinely set so that they accept cookies.  Generally, you can disable the use of cookies via your browser settings.    Use the help functions of your internet browser to learn how to change these settings.  Please note that individual functions of our website may not work if you disable the use of cookies.

You can delete certain or all cookies by your browser settings. In addition, you get information and instructions how to delete cookies or block in advance the storage of the same.

Contact form

If you send us inquiries via the contact form, the information given in the contact form including the contact details given there will be processed by us to deal with the inquiries and for any subsequent questions.

The data given in the contact form are processed on the basis of a justified interest (Art 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR). The contact form is to make communication with us easy. If you want to contact us to ask for an offer, the data entered are processed for measures prior to entering into a contract   (Art 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR).

Your data will be erased 12 months at the latest after your inquiry has been processed. If a contract is concluded, we will be bound to the statutory storage period pursuant to the Commercial Code and erase your data upon expiry of the relevant time periods.

Your personal data are provided on a voluntary basis. But your inquiry can only be dealt with if you give your name, email address and the reason for your inquiry.

Recipients of your data may be suppliers.

Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (hereinafter referred to as Google). Google Analytics uses so-called Cookies, i.e. text files stored on your computer which make it possible to analyse your use of the website.  The information generated by a cookie on your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.   Because of the activation of the IP anonymization on these websites your IP address is abbreviated by Google before within the member states of the European Union or in other signatory state of the European Economic Area.  Only in exceptional cases the full IP address is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there.   On behalf of the website operator Google uses this information to analyse your use of it, compile reports on the website activities and provide other services for the website operator in connection with the website and internet use.   The IP address transmitted from your browser by Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

The purpose of data processing is to analyse the use of the website and compile reports on the activities of the website. Based on the use of the website and the internet other related services are to be provided.  The processing is based on the justified interest of the website operator. The storage of Google Analytics cookies.

In addition to that the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) and the processing of these data by Google can be prevented by downloading and installing the browser plugin available by clicking the following link: Browser Add On to disable Google Analytics.

In addition, or as an alternative to the Browser-Add-On you can prevent the tracking by Google Analytics on our sites by clicking this by clicking this link. An Opt-Out cookie will be installed on your device.  It prevents the collection by Google Analytics for this website and this browser in future as long as the cookie remains installed on your browser.

Recipient of data is Google as processor.  The data will be erased as soon as they are no longer required for our recording purposes.

Use of script libraries (Google Webfonts)

To show our content correctly and graphically appealing in all browsers, we use script libraries and font libraries, such as Google Webfonts ( Google Webfonts are transmitted to the cache of your browser to avoid repeated loading.   If the browser does not support Google Webfonts or inhibits the access, the content will be displayed in a standard font.

The activation of script libraries or font libraries will automatically induce a connection to the operator of the libraries.  Theoretically it might be possible – however not clear whether and if so for what purpose – that operators of relevant libraries collect data.

For the data protection directive of Google as the library operator visit:

Use of Google Maps

This website uses Google Maps API to visually display geographical information.  When   Google Maps is used data on the visotors’use of map functions are collected, processed and used by Google.  More information on the data processing by Google can be gathered from the Google privacy statement. In the data protection centre you may also change your personal data protection settings.

For more information on the administration of your own data in connection with Google products click here.

The visit to the website tells Google that you have called the relevant subpage of our website

Embedded YouTube videos

We embed Youtube videos on some of our websites. Operator of the relevant plugins is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you visit a website with a YouTube plugin, a connection to Youtube servers will be established.   Youtube is then informed which site you visited. When you are logged in your Youtube account, your surf behavior can be assigned to personally. You can prevent it by logging out from your Youtube account beforehand.

When a Youtube video is started the provider uses cookies which collect information on the user behavior.

Those who have disabled the storage of cookies for the Google Add-on program, may expect no such cookies when viewing the Youtube videos.   But Youtube also stores non-personal use information in other cookies. If you do not want it to happen, you will have to block the storage of cookies in the browser.

For more information on data privacy with “Youtube” see the data protection declaration of the provider at:

Links to external sites

On our websites you will find links to other sites, e.g.   Facebook, Google+, Xing etc. When you click the graphics you will be referred to the relevant provider and move outside our websites.  GERA-IDENT GmbH assumes no responsibility for the data protection and the technical security of linked websites.

Change of our data protection statement

We adjust our data protection statement   to new functionalities or changed legal norms. We therefore recommend reading the data protection statement   at regular intervals.