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GCS Consulting GmbH data privacy notice and expression of consent to the use of data.

Data protection is a matter of trust, and your trust is important to us. We respect your personal privacy. Protection and legally compliant collection, processing and use of your personal data is therefore an important concern for us. To allow you to feel safe when visiting our websites, we observe legal requirements strictly when processing your personal data. 
By giving your agreement to the following data privacy notice, you consent to the collection, processing and use of your personal data by GCS Consulting GmbH, Frankfurter Ring 193a, 80807 Munich, Germany (hereinafter referred to as GCS) in compliance with data protection legislation and in keeping with the provisions below.

Under this data privacy notice we want to inform you about how we handle your personal data. It applies to the collection, processing and use of personal data when you use the GCS website.

Collection, processing and use of personal data:

We only store and process personal data where you provide us with this information voluntarily, for example when completing a contact form.

Your personal data will not be passed on to third parties.

In order to prevent misuse of our Internet content, we store various information (such as an anonymous IP address, time and duration, operating system, browser, page view) by default when you visit our web content.

If we have received your e-mail address where you have requested one of our publications, and you have not register an objection, we reserve the right to send you regular offerings content by e-mail concerning similar content to the publication you requested. You can object to this use of your e-mail address at any time by sending us a simple message. 

The following goes for all your data: You can object (withdraw your consent) to the collection, processing or use of your personal data for purposes of advertising or notification at any time by sending a simple message to

GCS Consulting GmbH
Firkenweg 1
85774 Unterföhring

After receiving your objection (withdrawal of consent), this data will no longer be used for notification purposes.

Data security

To protect your personal data, we use a secure online transmission procedure called "Secure Socket Layer" (SSL) transmission. This transmission method is supported by most browsers. All information transmitted under this secure method is encrypted before being sent. Your personal data will be processed exclusively using computer centres and computers protected by security technologies and in accordance with industry standards (e.g. firewalls, password protection, access control, etc.).

We will only store personal data for as long as necessary for the purposes for which it was collected, or to comply with legal requirements regarding reporting or document retention.

For the data you provide, we only grant access permission to our own employees to the extent necessary for their respective tasks. Where an employee of ours leaves the company or where there is a change in activity resulting in the employee no longer requiring access to user data, such employee's access permissions have to be deleted immediately.

We undertake not to make any copies or other records of the personal data entrusted to us for processing, not to suffer the making of such copies or records by third parties, nor to pass them on to third parties. Excluded from this are copies or other records that are strictly required for purposes of proper data processing.

We only employ individuals who are contractually bound to maintain confidentiality of data.

We safeguard all data effectively, as far as technically and economically feasible, against unauthorized access, modification, destruction or loss, unauthorized transmission, other unauthorized processing and other misuse.

Right of access, rectification, erasure and blocking

Under the German Federal Data Protection Act, you have the right to free provision of information concerning data stored on you, and the right to have such data corrected (rectified), blocked or deleted (erased). Exceptions to this are data, correction, blocking or deletion of which runs counter to statutory or contractual retention periods, data which is necessary for the establishment, shaping or modification of your contractual relationship with us, and data which must be stored for billing (invoicing) purposes.

If you have any questions about the use of your data, please contact us.

The following solutions and technologies are used as a result of optimization and improvement of our sites:

Google Inc. ("Google"): Our websites may also use Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc, Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter "Google"). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will generally be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States and stored there. In case IP-anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP-address that your browser conveys within the scope of Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google. 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. You can also prevent the data produced by the cookie regarding your use of the website from being tracked by Google Analytics by downloading and installing the browser add-on which can be accessed via the link below.. This website uses the extension "_anonymizeIp()". IP addresses are only processed in truncated form.