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This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which the GITEC-IGIP Consulting Group collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a "User") of the website ("Site"). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by GITEC-IGIP GmbH.

Personal identification information

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities. You can cancel your acceptance for use of your personal data at any time with effect for the future. To do so, send an E-mail to the address below.

Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

Web browser cookies

Our Site may use "cookies" to enhance User experience. User's web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

How we use collected information
GITEC may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:
  • To improve customer service
  • Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
  • To send periodic emails
  • We may use the email address to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests.
  • To improve our website

Your personal information may be processed using Google Analytics. You have the possibility to object to your personal data being collected using Google Analytics by downloading and installing Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. You can find it here: Get Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on

Data Processing in the Recruitment Process 

Ensuring optimal protection of your personal data is important to the company. Technical and organisational measures are in place to protect all personal data collected and processed by us during an application against unauthorised access and manipulation. Your data is collected for the purpose of filling positions throughout the entire group of companies, and is processed by the HR department and made available to the responsible departments. By entering your data, you agree to the use of your data in all companies affiliated with the company under group law. By entering your data, you further agree to the company saving your application for the duration of the application process.

Legal Basis for Processing
Processing is carried out on the basis of Article 6 (1)(b) EUDATAP or, until 25 May 2018, on the basis of §32 BDSG (Federal Data Protection Act).

In Charge of Data Processing in the Recruitment Process

Recruiting Team
Carlswerkstr. 13d
51069 Köln
Tel.: 0221 29 203-765 / Fax: 0221 29 203-601
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Rights of Persons Affected

As the affected party, your free of charge property rights are as follows:

  1. Right of withdrawal
    You can withdraw your voluntary consent at any time.
  2. Right of information
    You can request an overview of all data stored by us at any time.
  3. Right of deletion
    For data not under any legal or contractual obligation to be retained, you can request deletion at any time, free of charge.
  4. Right of limitation
    You can limit your consent to certain areas of data processing at any time.
  5. Right of objection
    You can object at any time, for reasons owing to your particular situation, to data processing that serves the public interest or the legitimate interests of the processor. 
  6. Right of rectification
    Stored data which is incorrect may be corrected upon your request at any time.
  7. Right to data transferability
    You have the right to receive personal data in a structured, established and machine-readable format or to have it transferred to another location.
Google Analytics

If you have given your consent, Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google") is used on this website. The use includes the "Universal Analytics" operating mode. This makes it possible to assign data, sessions and interactions across multiple devices to a pseudonymous user ID and thus analyze a user's activities across devices. This data protection notice is provided by

Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users interact with the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, Google will reduce your IP address within Member States of the European Union or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area beforehand. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. We would like to point out that on this website Google Analytics has been extended to include IP anonymisation in order to ensure anonymous collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking). The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data. For more information on terms of use and data protection, please visit or

Purposes of the Processing
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 the website operator with other services related to website and Internet use.

Legal Basis
The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is your consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR.

Recipients or Categories of Recipients
The recipient of the collected data is Google.

Transfer to Third Countries
Personal data will be transferred to the USA under the EU-US Privacy Shield on the basis of the European Commission's adequacy decision. You can download the certificate here.

Duration of Data Storage
The data sent by us and linked to cookies, user-identifiers (e.g. User-IDs) or advertising-identifiers are automatically deleted after 14 months. Data whose retention period has been reached is automatically deleted once a month.

Rights of the Persons affected
You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future by blocking the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functionalities of this website to their full extent.

You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the Browser Add-on. Opt-out cookies will prevent future collection of your data when you visit this website. To prevent Universal Analytics from collecting data across different devices, you must opt-out on all systems used. If you click here, the opt-out cookie will be set: Disable Google Analytics

Datenschutzbeauftragter / Data Protection Officer
GITEC-IGIP GmbH, Carlswerkstr. 13d, 51063 Cologne
 +49 (0) 221 29 203 899
 +49 (0) 221 66 951 490
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