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1. Provider

This privacy policy applies to data processed by:
HTK Hamburg GmbH
Frahmredder 49 (Wölckenstraße 11)
D-22393 Hamburg, Germany
Telephone: +49 (0)40 600 38 38 0
htk@htk-hamburg.com

2. Disclosure of data

We do not pass your personal data on to third parties.

3. Creation of log files

Every time you visit our website, our system automatically collects data and information from the computer system of the calling computer.

The following data is collected:
(1) Browser type and version used
(2) User’s operating system
(3) User's ISP
(4) User's IP address
(5) Date and time of access
(6) Websites from which the user accessed our website
(7) Websites accessed by the user's system through our website

The data is also stored in the log files of our system. This does not affect the IP address of the user or other data that allows the data to be linked to any particular user. This data is not stored together with other personal data of the user. The legal basis for temporary storage of data is Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to display the website on the user’s computer. To do this, it is necessary to store the user’s IP address for the duration of the session. These purposes represent our legitimate interest within the meaning of Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. The data will be erased as soon as it is no longer required for the purpose for which it was originally collected. Where the data is collected for the purpose of providing the website, the data will be deleted at the end of the respective session. The collection of data for website provisioning and storage of data in log files is essential for the operation of the website. Users, therefore, do not have the right to object in this case.

4. Cookies

When users visit our website, we may occasionally use cookies, i.a. to make our website more user-friendly, effective and safe. We use cookies to store and transmit e.g. the following data: - Language settings - Articles in a shopping cart - Login details The legal basis for the processing of personal data using technically necessary cookies is Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. We use technically necessary cookies to make the use of our website easier for you. We would not be able to offer some functions and features of our website without the use of cookies. Cookies also help to recognise your browser again after you visited a different website.

We need your cookies for the following applications: (e.g.)
(1) Shopping cart
(2) Remember the language settings
(3) Searched terms

The user data collected through technically necessary cookies will not be used to create user profiles. Cookies are stored on your computer and transmitted to our website. This gives you as the user full control over the use of cookies. By changing the settings in your browser, you can disable or restrict the transmission of cookies. Cookies that have already been stored can be deleted at any time. This can also be done automatically. If you choose to disable cookies for our website, you may not be able to use all the functions and features of this website.

In addition, we also use cookies on our website that allow us to analyse the behaviour of users.

This can result in the transmission of the following data: (e.g.)
- Entered search terms
- Frequency of page views
- Use of the website's functions and features

When you visit our website, you receive information about the use of cookies for analytical purposes and we ask you for your consent to the processing of personal data used in this context. We will also refer you to this privacy policy. The legal basis for the processing of personal data by using cookies for analytical purposes, where the user has given consent to the processing of data, is Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR. We use analysis cookies to improve the quality of our website and its content. The analysis cookies tell us how the website is used, which allows us to continue improving our website. Cookies are stored on your computer and transmitted to our website. This gives you as the user full control over the use of cookies. By changing the settings in your browser, you can disable or restrict the transmission of cookies. Cookies that have already been stored can be deleted at any time. This can also be done automatically. If you choose to disable cookies for our website, you may not be able to use all the functions and features of this website.

5. Analysis tools

We use the tracking tools listed below in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. We use tracking tools primarily to customise and optimise our website on a continuous basis. We also use tracking tools for statistical purposes to record the use of our website and evaluate it to optimise our offer for you. These constitute legitimate interests for purposes of the aforementioned regulation.

This website uses Google Analytics, a website analysis service provided by Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA (Google). This service creates pseudonymised user profiles and creates cookies (see Section 5). The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website such as the browser type/version, used operating system, referrer URL (previously visited website), host name of the accessing computer (IP address), time of server access, etc. will be transmitted to and stored by Google on a server in the US. This information is used to evaluate the use of the website, compile reports on website activity and to provide other services relating to website activity and internet use for market research purposes and to customise the website design. Google may also pass this information on to third parties in so far as this is required by law or if third parties process the data on Google's behalf. Google will not merge your IP address with any other data held by Google. The IP addresses are anonymised to prevent them from being used to identify any particular individual (IP masking).

You can prevent cookies from being installed on your computer by setting your browser not to accept cookies; please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the functions and features of this website.

Furthermore, you can prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) and its processing by Google by downloading and installing a browser add-on.

For more information on data protection in relation to Google Analytics, please refer to the Google Analytics website.

6. Rights of the data subject

You have the right to request information about your personal data we process in accordance with Article 15 GDPR. In particular, you may obtain information about the purposes of processing, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data have been or will be disclosed, the envisaged period for which the personal data will be stored, the existence of the right to request rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing of personal data or to object to such processing, the right to lodge a complaint, the source of data where we have not collected the data, and the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling and, where appropriate, meaningful information about the details involved; to request us to immediately rectify inaccurate personal data we store on you in accordance with Article 16 GDPR; to request us to erase personal data we store on you without undue delay in accordance with Article 17 GDPR, unless the processing is necessary for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information, for compliance with a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims; to request restriction of processing in accordance with Article 18 GDPR if you contest the accuracy of the personal data, the processing is unlawful and you oppose the erasure of the personal data and we no longer need the personal data, but you require the data for establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims or if you have objected to processing pursuant to Article 21 GDPR; to request the personal data concerning you, which you have provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and have the right to transmit those data to another controller in accordance with Article 20 GDPR; to withdraw your consent at any time in accordance with Article 7 (3) GDPR. As a result, we will no longer be allowed to process data based on this consent going forward and to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority in accordance with Article 77 GDPR. As a general rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your habitual residence or place of work or our firm's registered office.

7. Right to object

If your personal data are processed based on legitimate interests pursuant to Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data in accordance with Article 21 GDPR on grounds relating to your particular situation or for direct marketing purposes. In the latter case, you have a general right of objection, which we will implement without specifying the particular situation.

If you wish to object to the use of your personal data or if you wish to withdraw your consent, please send an email to htk@htk-hamburg.com.

8. Data security

We use the most common SSL (Secure Socket Layer) protocol in connection with the highest level of encryption supported by your browser. In most cases, this is 256-bit encryption. If your browser does not support 256-bit encryption, we will use 128-bit technology instead. Whether a particular page of our website is transmitted in encrypted form is indicated by showing a locked key or lock symbol in the status bar of your browser.

We also use technical and organisational measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, full or partial loss, destruction or unauthorised third-party access. Our security measures are revised on a continual basis and brought into line with the latest technology standards.

9. Privacy policy in accordance with GDPR

This is the latest version of our privacy policy as of May 2018.

We reserve the right to update this privacy policy to reflect the continued development of our website or changes in statutory or regulatory requirements. The most recent version of our privacy policy is available on our website at www.htk-hamburg.com.


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