Data protection statement

We, Giloy GmbH + Co. KG, are grateful for your visit to our website and your interest in our company. The protection of your personal data is of the utmost importance to us. Personally identifiable data means individual details of the personal or material circumstances of an identified or identifiable natural person. This includes information such as name, address, point of contact, email address, telephone number, fax and web address. As this data benefits from special protection, it shall only be collected by us to the technical extent necessary. In accordance with our obligations, we shall explain in the following what information we will collect during your visit to our site and how this will be used.

Our data protection practice complies with the provisions of the German Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the German Telemedia Act (TMG). We shall only collect, process and store your personal information for the purpose of handling inquiries and, where necessary, processing orders/contracts. Use of your data for additional purposes shall only take place if you have issued your consent to such use beforehand.


1. Responsible party within the meaning of § 13 (1) TMG

The responsible party within the meaning of data protection law is:
Herbert Giloy & Söhne GmbH & Co. KG
Max-Planck-Strasse 16, D-55743 Idar-Oberstein
Telephone: +49 (0) 6781/409-0
Telefax: +49 (0) 6781/409-40


2. Pseudonymised use of the website

You can visit our website without disclosing personal data to us. Pseudonymised usage data shall not be merged with data belonging to the bearer of the pseudonym. Usage profiles shall not be created.


3. Statistical evaluation of visits to the this website / use of Google Analytics

We shall collect, process and store the following information upon accessing the website or individual files from the website: Website from which the file was requested, name of the file, date and time of the request, transferred data quantities and report on the success of the request (so-called web log). We shall only use this access data in a non-personalised form for the constant improvement of our internet offer and for statistical purposes.

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (hereinafter: “Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer to help the website analyse how you use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is typically transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the USA. If IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google within the member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The complete IP address shall only be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there in exceptional cases. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this site to evaluate your use of the website, for compiling reports on website activity and providing other website activity and internet related services to the website operator. The IP address communicated under Google Analytics by your browser is not associated with any other data held by Google.

You can prevent the installation of cookies via the corresponding setting in your browser software; we would also point out in this case that you may not be able to completely utilise all functions of the website. You can also prevent the data generated by the cookies about your use of the website (including your IP address) being released to Google and the processing of this data by Google. You can do this by downloading and installing the browser add-on available at the following link ( Further information can be found at and at (general information on Google Analytics and data protection). We wish to point out that Google Analytics was extended on this website by the code “gat._anonymizeIp();” in order to guarantee anonymised collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).


4. Information on the use of cookies

We use cookies on various web pages in order to make visiting our website more attractive and to allow the use of specific functions. “Cookies” are small text files that your browser can store on your computer. The process of storing a cookie file is also known as “placing a cookie”. You can set-up your browser software in such a way that you are informed about the placement of cookies and can decide to accept cookies as the case arises or to generally accept or exclude them. Cookies can be used for various purposes, for example in order to recognise that your computer has already connected to a website (permanent cookies) or to save the most recently viewed sites (session cookies). We use cookies in order to offer you increased user convenience. Our partner companies, however, are not permitted to request, process or use personal data using cookies via our website and/or it is not technically possible for them to do so. Most cookies we use are deleted by your hard drive at the end of your browser session (session cookies).

Other cookies remain on your computer and allow us to recognise your computer upon your next visit (permanent cookies). There are no disadvantages or risks to you through the way in which we use cookies. In order to use our convenience functions we recommend that you accept cookies for our website.


5. Withdrawal of consent

We wish to point out that you may withdraw the consent granted to collect data at any time with future effect.


6. Data security and data protection, communication by email

Your personal data shall be stored - in consideration of the technical and organisational possibilities - in such a way that it is not accessible for third parties. Complete data security cannot be guaranteed by us when communicating by email; we recommend sending any confidential information by post.


7. Information requests, change requests and withdrawal of consent

According to the Federal Data Protection Act, you have the right to receive information on the data stored on your person as well as the right to correct, block or delete this data, free of charge. Your data shall then be deleted unless any statutory provisions oppose this. You may withdraw the consent granted to us to collect your personal data at any time. Information, deletion and correction requests with respect to your data as well as any suggestions may be forwarded to the following address at any time:
Herbert Giloy & Söhne GmbH & Co. KG
Max-Planck-Strasse 16
D-55743 Idar-Oberstein