Thank you very much for visiting our website and for your interest in our company. GEA Group and its staff care about your privacy. We recognize our obligation to protect the personal data of our online visitors and to adhere to the highest standards of decency and fairness to help increase your confidence in our website. The GEA Group website may contain links to sites maintained by third parties to which the following data protection statement does not extend.
Collection and Processing of Personal Data
This Web site uses Piwik, a free GPL-licensed Web analysis software that is available at http://piwik.org/. We only use the recorded statistical user data for running improvements and optimization to our online service.
Piwik uses so-called "cookies", which are text files that are saved on your computer and allow us to analyze your use of the Web site. The information created by the cookie concerning your use of this Web site (including your anonymous IP address) is transferred to our hosting service provider in Germany and saved there for analysis purposes. That means we use the information to analyze how our Web site is used and compile reports on it.
When using Piwik, we use the module "AnonymizeIP", which makes the IP address of the visiting user anonymous. We are therefore unable to link it to a specific person and will not pass information on to third parties.
You can prevent cookies from being saved on your computer by setting your browser software accordingly. However please note that in such cases, not all functions of this Web site will be fully usable.
When you visit our website, we do not collect your personal data. However, the web server automatically saves the URL of the website used to reach us, the Internet Browser and/or the operating system, and the time and duration of your visit. This information is used by GEA Group solely for statistical purposes in order to be able to continuously improve our website. Personal user profiles cannot be generated from it, thus you can surf on our website with confidence. You will stay anonymous.
However, in order to be able to process your questions and requests we have to ask you for your personal data. Such information is voluntary. We use your personal data solely to process your questions.
On our career website we offer job seekers an opportunity to apply to GEA Group companies directly via our application data bank. In order to be able to process the applications we will ask you for your personal data. The data will only be collected if you have given us permission to do so. You will be able to check on that data at any time. Only Human Resource assistants of the GEA Group companies you are applying to, will have access to this data bank. You can withdraw your application at any time at firstname.lastname@example.org, in order to deny access to your personal data. Your data will be deleted immediately.
The term “staff member” on all following pages suggests of course male as well as female staff members. All terms such as staff member, contact person, student, and similar are chosen as a general term for simplification only.
Use and Distribution of Personal Data All collected personal data on our website will be treated according to the respective rules and regulations applicable to protect your personal data. We will not share your personal data with third parties. Our staff members and agencies are obligated to maintain data confidentiality.
GEA Group assumes responsibility for its own content in this website. All content is under strict inspection and is constantly added to and updated. However, we cannot warrant the accuracy, completeness, and timeliness of the information in this website.
Additionally, GEA Group is not liable for content and availability of websites that you may access via hypertext links on our site. They are maintained by third parties. We do not make any guarantees with respect to those sites.