Privacy Statements

Data protection notice

Protection of personal data is an important matter to us.

This data protection notice provides you as a customer or interested party an overview of:

  • in which cases we collect and process personal data about you
  • in which cases we forward data to third parties if needed
  • how we use your personal data.

Geocom Informatik AG and Geocom Informatik GmbH recognize that its visitors, users, and others (known collectively and individually as “Users”) who use (the “Service”) value their privacy. This Privacy Policy applies to all of the products, services, and Websites offered by Geocom Informatik AG and Geocom Informatik GmbH, and details important information regarding the use and disclosure of User information collected on the website. This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data.

By using this website you consent to the processing of your data as described above and for the purpose described. For performing our services and fulfilling contracts, for example, processing orders, services, newsletter requests, customer newspaper or training booking, it is necessary to provide the requested personal data. The above-mentioned services cannot be performed without providing this data.

To establish and fulfill the business relationship, we generally do not use any fully automated decision making. In the course of further development of the Internet and the legal framework conditions, Geocom Informatik AG and Geocom Informatik GmbH will accordingly adjust its data protection guidelines. Changes will be announced in good time on this page. Please visit this page on a regular basis and find out about the current state.

Should you have any questions, comments or need further information in relation to our data protection declaration and processing of your personal data, please contact your data protection representative. We will welcome your questions or concerns at any time.

Geocom Informatik AG and Geocom Informatik GmbH implement technical and organizational safety measures in order to protect your personal data against unintentional or wrongful deletion, modification or loss, unauthorized disclosure or unauthorized access.

Name and contact details of the responsible party

Geocom Informatik AG
Kirchbergstrasse 107
3400 Burgdorf, Switzerland
Phone +41 31 561 53 00

Legal representative (management)
Tim Börner

Geocom Informatik GmbH
Carl-Wery-Strasse 22
81739 München, Germany
Phone +49 (89) 839315 000

Legal representative (management)
Dr. Heiko Willenbacher and Dr. Holger Schade

Contact details of data protection representative
Data protection representative of Geocom Informatik AG
Kirchbergstrasse 107
3400 Burgdorf, Switzerland
Phone: +41 31 561 53 00

The purpose and legal basis of the processing

The main concern and legal interest of processing personal data is to fulfill the company purpose registered in the trade register.

The object of the company is:

  • Conception and implementation of products, projects, turnkey solutions in the fields of geographic information systems (GIS) and database applications.

The data provided by you are used for contract processing and within Geocom Informatik AG (Burgdorf, Switzerland) and Geocom Informatik GmbH (Kranzberg, Germany) for marketing purposes, to send you a newsletter with information on our products and services.

Your data will not be sold to third parties or marketed in any other way.

Recipients or categories of recipients of personal data

  • Public bodies where overriding legal requirements exist (e.g., social insurance agencies, financial authorities)
  • Internal departments which are involved in carrying out the relevant business processes (e.g., personnel management, bookkeeping, marketing, sales, EDP)
  • External bodies involved in the execution of business processes (e.g., business partners, associated companies)
  • Further external bodies, which are involved in the scope of the designated business processes (e.g., credit institutes, insurance companies)
  • External contractors in accordance with Art. 28 DSGVO (e.g., IT services, logistics, printing services, consulting)

Transmission of personal data to a third country

A transmission to third countries (countries beyond the European Union or EEA) takes place in the framework of the contract fulfillment, execution of pre-contractual measures and required communication under consideration of an adequacy decision of the EU Commission.

Transmission to the relevant clerk also takes place, which according to Art. 28 DSGVO, is an obligation in the order as a data processor, e.g. CRM services in the Cloud, and other legally permitted exceptional cases.

Duration of data retention

If required, we will process and store your personal data for the duration of our business relationship. Data is deleted following the expiration of legal, statutory or contractually agreed periods of retention. Data not underlying the record retention will be deleted after the omission of already defined purposes.

Information about your rights

Upon request, you have the right to obtain information about which kind of personal data is saved about you and for which purpose it is used. You also have the right to correct or delete any personal details or limit the processing and you have the right to appeal against this processing. The objection can only relate to certain processing of your personal data, such as direct advertising.

You can object to the use of your personal data at any time in writing or via e-mail to (Geocom Informatik AG) or (Geocom Informatik GmbH). You have the right to obtain the personal data relating to you, which you provided us with, in a structured, accessible and machine-processable format. Upon request, we will transfer such data to a responsible party, insofar as technically feasible.

If you feel inadequately supported by our company, where your rights are concerned, there is a right of appeal at a supervisory authority.

Cookies and similar techniques

Our Website uses cookies and similar techniques, as further explained in our Cookie Policy. This includes the service Google Analytics, which is subject to our data processing agreement with Google. We have made sure that the Google Analytics (cookie) settings are adjusted to ‘privacy friendly’. You have the right to opt-out from your (personal) data being processed by or in the context of cookies placed through our Website. Please consult our Cookie Policy for further information.