Privacy Policy

Data protection declaration


As the operator of this website, we take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the provisions of the applicable data protection legislation as well as with this data protection declaration.

In general, our website can be used without providing any personal data. If personal data are collected on our pages (e.g., name, address or email address), this is done on a voluntary basis as far as possible. The data will not be disclosed to third parties without your explicit consent.

Please note that data transmitted via the internet (e.g., when communicating by email) may be subject to security breaches. Complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.

You can adjust the acceptance of cookies at any time by accessing the settings here


GELITA uses personal data in particular to make this website available to users. Any other processing of personal data only takes place due to other statutory obligations or after permission or consent of the user has been granted to GELITA. When users visit the website, GELITA collects and stores automatically certain data, such as the IP address or the ID of the device assigned to the respective terminal device, which we require in order to pass on the requested information (e.g. content, texts, images, as well as files intended for downloading, etc.), the activities of users in connection with the website, the type of the respective terminal device, the type of browser, as well as the date and the duration of use.

GELITA stores this data for a maximum of 30 days to detect and pursue abuse.

This data is also used to improve the range and the functions of the services we offer, as well as for general administrative tasks. Furthermore, GELITA deletes or anonymizes user data, including IP addresses, as soon as they are no longer required for the above-mentioned purposes. The processing and use of data is based on the statutory provisions which justify these procedures, as, firstly, processing is necessary for the provision of the website, or secondly, GELITA has a predominantly legitimate interest to ensure the functionality and correct operation of the website, and to improve and to adapt it to the needs of the user.

We use Google’s reCaptcha service to determine whether a particular entry in our contact or newsletter form is being made by a person or a computer. Google uses the following data to determine whether you are a human being or a computer: the IP address of the device used, the website you visit on our site and on which the Captcha is embedded, the date and duration of the visit, the identification data of the browser and OS type used, your Google account if you are logged in to Google, mouse movements on the reCaptcha areas, and tasks that require you to identify images. The legal basis for the data processing described is Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR. There is a legitimate interest on our behalf in this data processing to ensure the security of our website, and to protect us against automated input (attacks).


Plugins of the social network Facebook are integrated on our page, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA.You can identify Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the “Like” button on our site.You can find an overview of the Facebook plugins here:

If you visit our website, the plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. In this way, Facebook receives information that you have visited our site from your IP address.If you click on the Facebook “Like” button while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our site to your Facebook profile.This allows Facebook to associate your visit to our site with your user account.Please note that, as the operator of this site, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted to Facebook or of how Facebook uses these data.For more information, please see Facebook’s data protection declaration at

If you do not want Facebook to associate your visit to our site with your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook account.


Our site uses functions of the LinkedIn network. The provider is the LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Each time one of our pages containing LinkedIn functions is accessed, your browser establishes a connection to LinkedIn servers. LinkedIn is informed that you have visited our Internet pages with your IP address. If you use the LinkedIn “Recommend” button and are logged into your LinkedIn account, it is possible for LinkedIn to associate your visit to our Internet website with your user account. As the provider of this website, we expressly point out that we receive no information about the content of the transmitted data or its use by LinkedIn.

Further information about this can be found in LinkedIn’s data protection declaration under:


Functions of the Twitter service are embedded in our website.These functions are provided by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA.By using Twitter and the “re-tweet” function, the websites you visit are connected to your Twitter account and made known to other users.Data is also transferred to Twitter.As the operator of this website, we expressly point out that we receive no information about the content of the transmitted data or its use by Twitter.Further information about this can be found in Twitter’s data protection declaration under:

You can modify your data protection preferences in the account settings at


Our Website uses functions of the XING Network. The Provider is XING AG, Dammtorstrasse 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany.

When you visit a page containing XING Features, a Connection is established to XING Servers. To the best of our Knowledge, no personal data are stored. IP addresses are not saved, nor is there any Evaluation of usage behavior. For Details on XING´s privacy policy and the “Share” button, please see the XING privacy statement at:


Functions of the Instagram service are integrated on our site. These functions are provided by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA.
If you are logged into your Instagram account, you can link the contents of our pages to your Instagram profile by clicking the Instagram button. This allows Instagram to associate the visit of our website with your user account. As the provider of this website, we would like to point out that we are not aware of the content of the transmitted data or of their use by Instagram.
For more information, please see the Instagram Privacy Statement:


This website may contain a marketing automation system from Lead Liaison Inc. (“Lead Liaison”). It uses cookies to track the site’s usage in order to provide information that is specifically tailored to the user’s interests. By using the website, you consent to the processing of data about you in the manner and for the purposes specified in this Privacy Policy, if, for example, you have voluntarily provided further information when processing forms. The collection, processing, and storage of data may be objected to at any time with future effect.


You have the right to request information on any stored personal data as well as its origin, the recipient, and the purpose of data processing at any time and free of charge. You also have the right to have this data corrected, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the legal information if you have further questions on the topic of personal data or directly

Via Mail:




Maria Morganti

Uferstraße 7

69412 Eberbach



Data Security Officer of GELITA

Lars Kogel




Some of our webpages use so-called cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies help make our range of services more user-friendly, efficient, and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are known as “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain in your device’s memory until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser when you next visit the site.

You can configure your browser in such a way that you are informed about the use of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, accept cookies under certain conditions, generally reject them, or automatically delete cookies when closing your browser. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website may be limited.


Server log files

The website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transmits to us in “server log files”. This includes:

Browser type/version
Operating system
Referrer URL
Host name of accessing computer
Time of server request

These data cannot be assigned to specific persons. This data is not combined with data from other sources. We reserve the right to retrospectively examine this data in the event of concrete evidence of illegal activity.


If you send us questions via the contact form, we will store your details from the request form including the contact details you provide for the purpose of answering your questions and any follow-up questions. This data is not disclosed to third parties without your express consent.


We hereby expressly prohibit the use of the contact data, which is published to comply with legal notice requirements, for the purpose of sending promotional and informational materials that are not expressly requested. The website operators reserve the right to take specific legal action in the event that unsolicited advertising material, such as spam email, is received.


If you wish to receive our newsletter, we require a valid email address as well as information allowing us to verify that you are the owner of the specified email address and that you agree to receive this newsletter. No additional data is collected. We only use this data to send the requested information and do not forward it to third parties.

You can revoke your consent to the storage of your data and email address as well as their use for sending the newsletter at any time, e.g., via the email “”.


This website uses functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and enable analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA where it is stored.
Google Analytics cookies are stored in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website owner has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior to optimize the website. You can prevent the use of cookies by selecting the corresponding settings in your browser. Please note, however, that if you do so, you might not be able to make full use of all the functions of this website. Furthermore, you can prevent Google from collecting the information generated by the cookie relating to your usage of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link:
Further information on how Google Analytics handles user data can be found in Google’s privacy policy:


This Website uses Siteimprove Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Siteimprove GmbH. Siteimprove Analytics uses „cookies“, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookies about your use of the website (including the anonymized IP-address of the visitor) will be transmitted to and stored by Siteimprove on servers in Denmark. Siteimprove will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website and compiling reports on website activity for website operators. Siteimprove will not transmit this information to third parties. IP addresses are anonymized irreversibly before data is made available in the Siteimprove Web Governance Suite for the website operators. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Siteimprove in the manner and for the purposes set out above.