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Data protection

We at GIRATEC are pleased that you are visiting our website and that you are interested in our company. The protection of your personal data is important to us. Personal data is individual information about personal or factual circumstances of a specific or identifiable natural person. This includes information such as the civil name, address, telephone number and date of birth. Since this data enjoys special protection, we only collect it to the extent technically necessary. In the following, we will explain to you in accordance with our obligation what information we collect during your visit to our website and how it is used. Our data protection practice is in accordance with the regulations of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Telemedia Act (TMG). We will only collect, process and store your personal data to process inquiries and, if necessary, to process orders/contracts. Only if you have previously given your consent separately will your data also be used for further purposes that are precisely defined in the consent, e.g. for information about offers via newsletter, etc..

1. Pseudonymized use of the website

In principle, you can visit our website without giving us any personal data. Pseudonymized usage data is not merged with the data of the bearer of the pseudonym. A creation of pseudonymous user profiles does not take place.

2. Special functions of the website

Our site offers you various functions which we use to collect, process and store personal data. Below we explain what happens to this data:

* Contact forms
We will only use the data recorded via our contact forms (“Contact”, “Personal advice”, “Callback service”, “Seen cheaper?”) to process inquiries that come in through the contact forms. After the request has been processed, the data collected will be deleted within six months.

* Login area:
You have the option of using a separate login area on our website. If you have forgotten your password or your user name for this area, you have the option of having this data sent to you again after you have entered your contact details (e-mail address). The usage data generated as part of the use of the login area is only collected, stored and processed by us to combat misuse and eliminate faults or to maintain functionality. It will not be used for other purposes or passed on to third parties. The data collected as part of the 'Forgotten user name or password' function is only used to send forgotten access data again.

* Newsletter:
The data recorded in the registration form for our newsletter is used by us exclusively for sending our newsletter, in which we provide information about all of our services. After registration, we will send you a confirmation e-mail containing a link that you must click to complete the registration for our newsletter (double opt-in). You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link. Your data will be deleted by us within six months after you unsubscribe. We will also delete your data within six months if you have not completed your registration.

3. Data transfer / earmarking

We only pass on personal data to third parties if this is necessary for us to fulfill our contractual obligations, in particular to process a concluded contract.
If you provide us with personal data as part of your consent, this data will only be used for the purpose on which the consent is based and to which you have consented in advance. We will only store your personal data for as long as is necessary for the intended purpose of data collection or as required by law.
Your concerns will be considered in accordance with the statutory provisions. You can obtain information about the stored data relating to you from the responsible body in accordance with Section 1.
A transfer of personal data to third parties does not take place except for the stated purposes of contract and payment processing.

4. Statistical evaluation of visits to this website

We collect, process and store the following data when you access this website or individual files on the website: IP address, website from which the file was accessed, name of the file, date and time of access, amount of data transferred and notification of success of retrieval (so-called web log). We use this access data exclusively in a non-personalized form for the continuous improvement of our website and for statistical purposes.

* Google Analytics:
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA (hereinafter: Google). Google Analytics uses various techniques, including so-called 'cookies', which are stored on your computer and which enable an analysis of the use of this website by visitors. The information obtained by Google Analytics about your use of this website is transmitted to Google servers, which may be operated in countries outside the member states of the European Union and possibly also outside of contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. By activating IP anonymization within the Google Analytics tracking code on this website, your IP address will be anonymized by Google before transmission. This website uses a Google Analytics tracking code that includes the operator gat._anonymizeIp(); was expanded to only allow anonymous collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking). On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your visit to this website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of Google 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 the functions of this website to their full extent. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the Google cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by clicking on the following link (http: // Download and install the available browser plugin. You can find more information on this at (general information on Google Analytics and data protection).

5. External content / processing of data outside the EU

On our website we use active Java Script content from external providers. By accessing our website, these external providers may receive personal information about your visit to our website. You can prevent this by installing a Java Script blocker such as the 'NoScript' browser plugin ( or by deactivating Java Script in your browser. This can lead to functional restrictions on websites that you visit.

Plugins from Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA or its subsidiary Facebook Ireland Ltd., Hanover Reach, 5-7 Hanover Quay, Dublin 2, Ireland (Facebook) are loaded on our website. If you have activated scripts in your browser and have not installed a script blocker, your browser will transmit personal data to Facebook without asking separately. If you are logged in, the data can be directly assigned to the Facebook profile. We do not know which data Facebook links to the personal data received and for what purposes Facebook uses this data. You can find more information on this in Facebook's data protection declaration ( If you do not want Facebook to be able to assign your visit to our website to your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook user account and block the execution of script content from Facebook in your browser, e.g. with the script blockers from or

We use the Google +1 button from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States (Google). If you have activated plugins in your browser and have not installed a script blocker, your browser may transmit personal data to Google. When logged in, the data can be directly assigned to the Google+ profile. We do not know which data Google links to the data received and for what purposes Google uses this data. You can find more information about this in Google's data protection declaration via the Google +1 button (see If you do not want Google to be able to associate your visit to our website with your Google account, please log out of your Google user account and block the execution of scripts in your browser. To prevent scripts from being executed altogether, you can install a script blocker (e.g. or

6. Information on the use of cookies

We use cookies on various pages to make visiting our website attractive and to enable the use of certain functions. The so-called 'cookies' are small text files that your browser can store on your computer. The process of storing a cookie file is also called 'setting a cookie'. You can set your browser according to your wishes so that you are informed about the setting of cookies, decide on the acceptance on a case-by-case basis or generally accept or generally exclude the acceptance of cookies. Cookies can be used for various purposes, for example to recognize that your PC has already been connected to a website (permanent cookies) or to save the last viewed offers (session cookies). We use cookies to offer you increased user comfort. In order to use our comfort functions, we recommend that you allow the acceptance of cookies for our website.

7. Automatic identity and credit check when selecting Billsafe payment methods

In order to be able to offer you as many payment methods as possible, we want to protect you and ourselves from misuse. If you choose the payment method purchase on account with Billsafe purchase on account, you will be asked in the ordering process to agree to the transmission of the data required for processing the payment and an identity and credit check to Billsafe. If you give your consent, your data (first and last name, street, house number, postal code, city, date of birth, telephone number and, in the case of purchase by direct debit, the specified account details) and the data in connection with your order will be transmitted to Billsafe. For the purpose of its own identity and credit check, Billsafe, PayPal (Europe) S.à rl et Cie, SCA, 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg or partner companies commissioned by Billsafe transmits data to credit agencies (credit agencies) and receives information from them as well as, if applicable, creditworthiness information based on mathematical-statistical methods, the calculation of which includes, among other things, address data (so-called score values). The credit agencies are Schufa Holding AG (Kormoranweg 5, 65201 Wiesbaden) and Bürgel Wirtschaftsinformation GmbH & Co. KG (Gasstraße 18, 22761 Hamburg). You can find detailed information in the data protection regulations ( and the terms of use (; http: // from Billsafe.

8. Data security and data protection, communication by e-mail

Your personal data will be stored by taking all technical and organizational possibilities in such a way that they are not accessible to third parties. When communicating by e-mail, we cannot guarantee complete data security, so we recommend that you send information by post for information that requires a high level of confidentiality.

9. Data storage and data protection within the framework of the concluded contracts

We will store your personal data required to process the order on data carriers and process this data for the purpose of contract processing. Your stored personal data will of course be treated confidentially by us. The collection, processing and use of your personal data takes place in compliance with the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Telemedia Act (TMG).

10. Revocation of consent - data information and change requests - deletion & blocking of data

According to the Federal Data Protection Act, you have a right to free information about your stored data and, if necessary, a right to correction, blocking or deletion of this data. Your data will then be deleted unless there are legal regulations to the contrary. You can revoke permission given to us to use your personal data at any time. You can send requests for information, deletion and correction of your data and also suggestions at any time to the following address:

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