Data Privacy Policy


We welcome you to our website and we appreciate that you are showing interest in our enterprise by browsing this website. Gigaton GmbH takes the protection of personal data very seriously. In order to make you feel comfortable with regard to your personal data, we would like to provide transparency about the use of your data, i.e. what happens to the according data and which security measures are adopted. Furthermore, we would like to inform you about your rights established by the German law concerning the processing of this data.

  1. Controller and Data Protection Officer

    Controller as referred to in Art. 4 (7) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is Gigaton GmbH, Benzstrasse 1, 68542 Heddesheim. You can contact us at any time by mail or by sending an e-mail to datenschutz@gigaton.de.
    If you have any questions about data protection, you can contact our Data Protection Officer (Mr. Dipl. Ing. Anastasios Ioannidis) at any time by e-mail to datenschutz@gigaton.de or by mail to our post address adding “the Data Protection Officer”.


  2. Processing of Personal Data

    Data Sent by Your Browser

    When browsing our websites, we will only collect the data that is automatically sent by your Internet browser to our web server. This is the following data which is required to ensure the performance of the website and to guarantee stability and security: IP address of the user (internet protocol address), date and time of access, content of the request (specific page), access status / HTTP status code, the actual transmitted data volume, website from which the request is called, browser, operating system and its interface, language, browser version and type.
    This data does not allow for any conclusions to individual persons. This data will be saved for a short period in so-called server log data due to reasons of technical security (prevention of attacks). The described data processing is compliant to Art. 6 (1 lit. f) GDPR (processing is necessary for safeguarding justified interests of the Controller).

    Contact

    You can contact the specific compartments using the provided e-mail links. There is no disclosure of personal data to third parties in this context. The data is exclusively used for the processing of the conversation.
    By using this option, the data will be transferred unencrypted, which is why it cannot be excluded that unauthorized third parties also read this data whilst it is being transferred. However, you will always have the possibility to use alternative means of communication (such as mail or fax) which provide more security.
    The data processing in the course of a transmission by an e-mail is compliant with Art. 6 (1 lit. b) GDPR (the processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party or in order to take steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into a contract).

    Links to Other Providers

    Our website contains - clearly identifiable - links to the websites of other companies. We have no influence on the contents of any such links to other providers. Therefore, we cannot provide any guarantee or accept any liability for these contents. The respective provider or operator is responsible for the content on their page. The linked pages were checked for any legal irregularities at the time of the establishment of the link, and no illegal contents were recognizable at that point of time. However, it is not feasible for us to permanently monitor the contents of linked websites without any concrete indications of a breach of the law. We will remove the respective contents promptly on becoming aware of any infringements.

Cookies

We use so-called "cookies" to expand the functional scope of our Internet offering and to make it more user-friendly for you. Cookies are text files that are stored in the internet browser and/or in the user’s computer system by the internet browser. When accessing a website, a cookie can be stored in the user’s operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic string which allows for the clear identification of the browser when accessing the website again. You can prevent cookies from being stored on your computer by making the corresponding settings in your browser. This could however limit the functional range of our website. The cookies used by us will not store any personal data of you, but only pseudonymous or anonymous usage data which cannot be attributed to you. The use of cookies on our website for the stated purposes is compliant to GDPR Art 6. (1 lit. f) (processing is necessary for safeguarding justified interests of the Controller).

Cookies used on www.gigaton.de
Session cookie: Saves your consent concerning the use of cookies. Will only be stored when the user accepts its use. Will also be used to remember the user while browsing, as well as to ensure security. Storage period: Period of session

Analytics and Tracking

We do not employ any technical measures to analyze or monitor the usage behavior.

Security Guidelines

We take technical and organizational measures in order to protect data of our employees / clients / suppliers stored by us against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons. The security level is continually tested by security experts and adjusted to correspond with new standards in security.

Your Rights

You have the following rights concerning your personal data:

-    Right of access by the data subject (Art. 15 GDPR),
-    Right to rectification (Art. 16 GDPR),
-    Right to erasure (‘right to be forgotten’) (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 shall have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority of the Member state where you have your habitual residence, your work place or where you consider that your rights have been infringed as a result of the processing of your personal data in non-compliance with the GDPR legislation.


If you want to claim your rights or if you have any questions regarding the processing of your personal data, please contact our Data Protection Officer stated under clause 1, or please contact us by the means of contact as indicated in our disclaimer.


Updated in October 2018