Data Protection Policy


When you contact us, your data will only be stored to process your request and in case of follow-up questions. Of course, this data will not be passed on to third parties. You may withdraw your consent to the storage and processing of this data at any time via e-mail or other means. In addition, you can always get information about the stored data and are entitled to request the deletion of the data at any time, in accordance with the legal regulations.

Links to external websites of other providers

Our websites may contain links to websites of other providers to which this privacy policy does not extend. Please note that this privacy policy applies only to GFaI websites. Please note the privacy policies of the respective providers.


The cookies set by GFaI websites are for functional use only (e.g., for caching search queries or form entries) and are only valid for the duration of the web session. These cookies contain no personal information and are not used for user tracking.

However, embedded third-party elements (such as YouTube videos) may be able to set cookies. By changing the settings of your web browser, you can decide for yourself whether they will be set and how long they will be stored.

Rights of the Data Subject

In addition to the right of withdrawal, access, rectification, erasure of relevant data, there exist the right to complaint with a supervisory authority if there are doubts about the lawfulness of the processing of the personal data concerned

Social Media

GFaI has several social media profiles in order to communicate and present itself. GFaI is on Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn and Xing. We point out that the services or the operators of the mentioned social networks may permanently save your data outside of Germany and use it for business purposes. We have no access to your user data that you leave by visiting and using these pages, access to data lies exclusively with the respective services and their operators. When you visit the GFaI profiles in the mentioned social networks, the terms of use and the data processing guidelines of the respective service provider or platform operator apply. GFaI will always make sure that your data are handled with care in the social networks.

For more information about the processing of your data by the social media services, please contact directly the platform operators. For your rights and setting options for protecting privacy, please refer to the respective data protection information of these providers:





General note for using social media: Always check which personal data you are revealing. Check the settings of the respective networks carefully to protect your privacy. Further information on data protection in social networks can be found at Bundesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz und die Informationsfreiheit and Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik.

The data transmitted by you to GFaI via social media services will only be processed by us (in accordance with our data protection regulations) for the intended purposes. If you would like to object to certain data processing, please contact GFaI using the contact details given.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google will not associate your IP address 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. Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under

For more information about Terms of Use and Privacy, please visit or Please note that on this website Google Analytics has been extended by the code "gat._anonymizeIp ();" in order to ensure the anonymized collection of IP addresses (so-called IP-Masking).

Google Ads

On some pages we use Google Ads. Google Ads is an online advertising program of the Google platform. This will create online ads to reach users accurately. Google's Privacy Policy and Terms of Service:


On some pages we make use of video embedding from the platform YouTube of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Related Privacy Policy:, opt-out:

Data Protection Officer