H&D – An HCL Technologies Company

Privacy Policy

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

  1. sticks to the applicable legal regulations for the protection of person-related data and for the security of data.
  2. 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

H&D uses cookies in some parts of its website. Cookies can also appear on linked foreign websites. We cannot inform you in advance about these links.

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.

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 https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB

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:

Disable Google Analytics

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/.

Source: www.datenschutzbeauftragter-info.de

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: datenschutz@hud.de.

Other information

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 datenschutz@hud.de.

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