The protection of your privacy in the use of our websites and Apps is an important factor to us.
H&D is concerned about the protection of person-related data and
- sticks to the applicable legal regulations for the protection of person-related data and for the security of data.
- saves and uses your data for processing under strict observance of the valid regulations for data protection.
Below you will find all items in relation to person-related data.
Saving of access data
As soon as a site of H&D is accessed, a file is called, or a H&D app is used this access data, together with the anonymous technical and statistical information from the browser or the app, might be saved in a logfile on our server or the server of a third Party that is involved on behalf of H&D under acceptance of data protection laws in the way of allowed commissioned data processing (“Auftragsdatenverarbeitung” as defined in the German Data Protection Law – BDSG).
Every data record may consist of:
- the page from which the file has been requested / name of the app
- the name of the file
- the date and time of the request
- the transferred data quantity
- the access status (file transferred, file not found, etc.)
- a description of the type of web browser used
- the IP-address of the client or an identifier for the concrete app-installation
- the operating system/platform
- anonymous specific technical values for the statistical analysis of the usage of apps
Security of your person-related data
To protect your person-related data against unauthorized access during transfer, H&D uses the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) transfer. All transferred information, also personal information such as name and address, credit card number, bank code and account number are encrypted and so cannot be read by unauthorized persons during transfer.
Personal information which you leave in public areas, e.g. in a guest book, can be accessed by other users of the websites. It cannot be protected against the risk of misuse.
Transfer of your data
The stored data mentioned in item “Storage of access data” is used exclusively for statistical purposes. This data is not revealed to third parties neither for commercial nor for non-commercial purposes except in the way of allowed commissioned data processing to therefor on behalf of H&D involved third parties or if requested by law or public offices.
Person-related data [person-related data means individual information about a personal or immaterial relationship with one or more defined natural persons (references)] is revealed by the user explicitly on a voluntary basis The data is not passed on to third parties unless requested by law or by public offices.
Cookies are small text files which are transferred to your computer together with the requested website data. They are stored there and made available for a later call.
In particular, so-called session cookies are needed during log-in as part of our user-friendly handling process and for authentication as well as for access control in different areas of our website.
This includes the setup of a “session” between the client and the server. A session enables one to move through the whole website without being forced to log-in for every area separately. This session is represented by a cookie which stores a generated random value.
The validity of cookies is limited to the period of use of our website. The cookies will automatically be deleted after termination of the Browser. The cookies are not linked with person-related data.
Most of the browsers are set up to accept cookies automatically. However, you can deactivate the saving function of cookies or you can instruct your browser to inform you as soon as cookies are set.
You can refuse the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website:
Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html or at www.google.de/intl/en_uk/policies/. Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “anonymizeIp” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).
We also use Google Analytics for analyzing Adwords data. You can deactivate this under www.google.com/settings/ads/onweb/.
Links to other websites
In case of direct or indirect pointers to foreign websites ('Hyperlinks') which lie beyond the responsibility of H&D, H&D will be liable only if H&D is aware of their illegal content and does not end the link(s) with the website(s) immediately. H&D explicitly declares that the linked websites were free from obvious illegal contents at the time of linking.
H&D has no influence on the current and future contents of linked websites. Therefore, H&D explicitly distances itself from the contents of all linked websites which have been modified after linking. The provider will be solely responsible for illegal, erroneous and/or incomplete contents as well as for damages resulting from the use or non-use of such offered information on a website to which a link is set.
H&D is only liable for the contents of entries from third parties on the websites setup by H&D is if H&D has prior knowledge of the illegal contents and has not erased the relevant entry immediately.
Right for information
Every user has the right to get information about the person-related data stored about him at anytime. In addition, the legal regulations assign him the right to inspect, block or delete person-related data. In this case kindly contact the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The data protection officer of H&D will answer your questions anytime or will give you more details about how person-related data is processed. You can reach him via e-mail at email@example.com.