In the following we would like to inform you about the processing of personal data at GEO-NET. In addition you will receive information about your rights on the basis of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This information is applicable to all customers of GEO-NET Umweltconsulting GmbH.
Please note: This Data Protection Information is available in English and in German. The English version shall merely be a non-binding translation of the German version. The German version shall prevail in case of any differences between the English and the German version.
The responsible body is:
GEO-NET Umweltconsulting GmbH
Große Pfahlstraße 5a
phone: +49 (511) 3887200
You can contact our data security officer (external) under the following address:
We process personal data we received from our customers, potential buyers or our business partners.
Furthermore, we may use publicly available sources (e.g. press, media, internet) to collect personal data.
Generally we process the following data:
We process the aforementioned personal data in accordance with the provisions of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG).
Data processing on the grounds of your consent, acc. to art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR
If you have given us your consent to process your personal data for specific purposes (e.g. marketing, data transfer, mailing, newsletters), we will process your data on this legal basis.
You have the right to withdraw your consent (for the future) at any time. You can also withdraw your consent, if it was given prior to the EU GDPR.
Data processing for the performance of a contract, acc. to art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR
The processing of data may be carried out on the grounds of a contract, or to fulfill a contract (verbally or in writing) you have entered with us. This also includes inquiries prior to entering a contract with us.
Data processing for compliance with a legal obligation, acc. to art. 6 para. 1 lit. c GDPR
The processing of data may be carried out on the grounds of a lawful or legal norm. These may be for example fiscal laws, prevention of money laundering act, or identity or age checks.
Data processing due to legitimate interests pursued by the controller, acc. to art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR
Beyond the aforementioned data processing, we will process personal data to pursue our legitimate interests. These include for example:
Within our company those persons who require your personal data in order to perform contractual or legal obligations are given access to it.
A transfer of data is carried out in accordance with the EU GDPR, the FDPA and other national or European legal provisions applicable.
Under these conditions, recipients of your personal data may be:
Some data processing is carried out in a third country (outside of the EU and the EEA). In these cases the involved companies and institutions are committed by EU standard stipulations to meet data protection requirements according to European laws.
Your Data will be processed by us, or stored, as long as it is necessary for the performance of our contractual or legal obligations. Afterwards your data is deleted regularly.
Data will not be erased if further processing or storage is necessary for one of the following reasons:
The data subject – that is the person whose data is processed – has the right to:
If you have given us your consent to process data, you can withdraw your consent at any time. The withdrawal will only affect any future data processing and cannot be applied to data processing that has already been carried out.
If you want to exercise your rights, please get in touch with our data security officer (s. above).
To initiate and execute a contractual relationship with us, you have to provide all data that is necessary for the execution and fulfillment of a contract or data that is necessary for the fulfillment of legal requirements.
Without the provision of this data, it is generally not possible to enter into or execute a contract or carry out and existing contract, which in this case might be terminated.
We do not use automated individual decision making.
We do not practice profiling.
You have the right to object the processing of your data for the purpose of direct mail. After your objection we will stop immediately to use your personal data for the purpose of direct mail.
To exercise your right to object and for any questions about data protection at GEO-NET, please contact our data security officer (s. above).
Situation as of 10th December 2018