Data Protection

HBPO respects your privacy.

HBPO cares about your privacy when processing personal data and about the security of all business data. This concern is very important to us and taken into account in our business processes. We treat personal data collected during your visit to our websites confidentially and strictly in accordance with the law. Data protection and information security are integral parts of our corporate policy. HBPO websites may include links to the websites of other providers which are not covered by this privacy statement.

Collection and processing of personal data

When you visit our websites, we collect the name of your Internet service provider, the website from which you access our website, the pages you visit on our website and the date and duration of your visit. Additional personal data is only stored if you provide such to us on a voluntary basis, e.g. as part of a registration process, a survey, an inquiry or for the execution of a contract.

Cookies 

We use so-called “cookies” on some of our pages in order to make your visit to our website more attractive and enable you to use certain functions. Cookies neither cause harm to your computer nor do they contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain on your terminal device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser on your next visit.

You can set your browser to inform you about the setting of cookies and to allow cookies only in specific cases, to disable cookies in specific cases or in general and to activate the automatic deletion of cookies when you close your browser. The functionality of this website may be limited when cookies are deactivated.

Google Analytics 

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. The information generated by the cookie on your use of this website is usually transferred to and stored on a server operated by Google in the USA. For more information on how Google Analytics handles user data, please see Google's privacy policy:

You may block cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser software. However, please note that, if you do this, you may not be able to use all functions of this website. You may also block the collection and transmission of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

You may block the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set which will block the collection of your data during future visits to this website: To deactivate Google Analytics, click here.

This website uses the “IP anonymisation activation” function. In the event of IP anonymisation activation on this website, Google will first abbreviate your IP address within the member states of the European Union or in other countries that are party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing the website operator with additional services associated with website and Internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser via Google Analytics is not merged with other data of Google.

Use of Youtube in extended data protection mode

We use YouTube to embed videos. The videos are embedded in extended data protection mode. To learn more about privacy at YouTube, please see their privacy policy at: http://www.youtube.com/t/privacy_at_youtube

Use and disclosure of personal data and purpose limitation

HBPO will use your personal data for the sole purpose of technical administration of the websites, customer management, product surveys and marketing, and only to the extent necessary in each specific case. Your data is not transmitted to third parties.

You may object to the processing of your data at any time.

Security

HBPO takes technical and organisational security measures to protect the data administered by us against manipulation, loss, destruction or unauthorised access or disclosure. Our security measures are continuously improved and adjusted in line with technological developments.

Options

We would also like to use your data to inform you about our products and, if necessary, conduct a survey on them. It goes without saying that your participation in such activities is completely voluntary. If you do not agree to this, you can send us a message at any time and we will block or delete the data in this regard. Sending an e-mail to the address provided in the legal notice shall suffice. To learn more, please visit the respective local website.

Right of access 

You have the right to obtain information free of charge and at any time concerning your personal data stored by us, its origin and recipients and the purpose of data processing, and you also have the right to have this data corrected, blocked or deleted. For questions in this regard and concerning other topics you can contact us at any time at the address provided in the legal notice.

Contact

For suggestions and complaints concerning the processing of your personal data, please contact our data protection officer by e-mail or letter. If, despite our efforts to ensure data accuracy, incorrect information is stored, it will be corrected at your request.

If you send us enquiries via the contact form, your details included in the enquiry form, including the provided contact details, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing your enquiry and responding to potential follow-up queries. This data is not passed on without your consent.

Party responsible for data protection

Data Protection Officer:
datenschutz[at]hbpogroup.com