Privacy Policy

Protecting your privacy

GWC Mainz | Rheinhessen, the head office of which is located at the state capital of Mainz, is committed to protecting your privacy when using the Personal data transmitted to the head office of GWC Mainz | Rheinhessen is intended solely for the use of the head office of GWC Mainz| Rheinhessen. It is treated as confidential and will not be transferred to third parties. Under the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as well as the Rhineland-Palatinate state data protection law, you have a right of access to, and rectification or erasure of, personal data, as well as a right to data portability, and the right to object to and restrict the processing of your personal data.

Data Controller

The state capital Mainz, as data controller, undertakes to comply with the provisions of EU Regulation on the protection of personal data. If you have any questions about how the head office of GWC Mainz | Rheinhessen protects your confidential data, please send us an e-mail, or a letter to the following postal address:

Landeshauptstadt Mainz
Stadthaus Große Bleiche
Postfach 3820
55028 Mainz

The data protection officer shall ensure compliance with current rules and regulations. He can be contacted at:

Purpose of collecting personal data

Your contact details and your duties:

We use this data

  • so that we can respond to your contact requests. We need to keep and use this data to be able to keep in touch with you.
  • to send you useful messages relating to your interests and your order. This way we are able to fulfil our part of the contract.
  • to send you newsletters by email or by SMS. With your prior consent, we will keep you informed about our news.

Information about your phone or your computer, and how you use our website:

The information you give us when you browse our website, including your IP address and the type of device used and, if you choose to share it with us, your location data, as well as how you use our website.

We use this data

  • To improve our website, configure default options, to report bugs or anomalies. We are constantly improving our site to offer you the best possible browsing experience.
  • To protect our website. So we can detect fraud and comply with our legal obligations concerning the management of your data.

Providers who have access to your personal data

GWC Mainz | Rheinhessen, the head office of which is located at the state capital of Mainz, does not share any personal data with third parties for commercial purposes. To fulfil the purposes we have described to you above various GWC Mainz | Rheinhessen entities must be allowed access to your personal data, as must the third parties we use to offer you certain services:

  • Logistics, transport and delivery service providers
  • Customer service providers
  • Marketing and advertising service providers

Rights over your personal data

You are not in any way obliged to provide us with personal information. GWC Mainz | Rheinhessen, the head office of which is located at the state capital of Mainz is committed to respecting the confidentiality of your personal data and to guaranteeing that your rights can be exercised. To exercise your rights, simply send an e-mail to, indicating the reason for your request, and the right you wish to exercise. In particular, you have the right to:

  • Request access to the data we hold about you
  • Request the rectification of data that we already hold
  • Request the erasure of your data to the extent that it is no longer necessary for the purpose for which we may have needed to process it
  • Request to withdraw your consent for any reason

Cookies, tags and trackers

When browsing our website, information relating to your browsing may be recorded through files called “Cookies”.

Cookies make it possible to track browsing, or analyse browsing behaviour, for example:

  • To measure the number of visitors to the website, and its content
  • To customise the display of available content

You can change your cookie preferences in your browser settings.

Data retention period

Your personal data will not be stored for longer than is strictly necessary for the purposes set out above, and in accordance with current laws and regulations. Your personal data is deleted when the retention periods expire.

Intellectual property and reserved rights

All rights to the material and content on this site (including, but not limited to, texts, images, web pages, sounds and software with codes, the interfaces and structure of the website), as well as the video, visual presentation and concept, design and compilation thereof, are the property of GWC Mainz | Rheinhessen, the head office of which is located at the state capital of Mainz, and of those who have granted us, the head office of GWC Mainz | Rheinhessen, a licence. Internet users agree to the material being used in accordance with these conditions, or under the terms of a written authorisation from us, companies in our group or from those that have granted us licences, and that copying, reproducing, broadcasting, publicising, distributing, making commercial use of, adapting, translating, modifying, merging, sharing or otherwise making available this material to any person in any way whatsoever is prohibited, whether for commercial purposes or for creating derivative products.


Internet users may consult this site and are free to print the written material on this site for their personal and non-commercial use. Any other form of copying, whether electronic, printed or otherwise, is prohibited and may violate national or international laws on intellectual property, or other laws. In addition, unless subject to prior written consent from GWC Mainz | Rheinhessen, the head office of which is located at the state capital of Mainz, reproducing, broadcasting, making public, distributing, adapting, translating, modifying, merging, sharing or making available this material to any person, creating derivative products or other similar materials, or using it in any way including for commercial purposes is not permitted.