Privacy Statement

Data protection and data security for customers and users have a high priority for HTG. Therefore, the protection of personal data in all business processes is of great importance for us.    

1. Collection of non-personal usage data  

When you visit our web sites, our web server stores by default the IP address and the domain name from where you are visiting us, date and time of access, the viewed web site as well as technical information on your visit (http-method, http-version, http-status code, number of bytes transferred, browser type).

2. Collection and processing of personal data  

We collect personal data only if it is provided by you, e.g. for the purpose of registration, survey, tendering and/or signing of a contract.

3. Use and forwarding of personal data  

We use your personal data exclusively for the purpose you have given your prior consent. We do not transmit your personal data to any third party. We will not disclose any data to government agencies except where required by national law. Our employees are obligated to treat your personal data as confidential.

4. Right of revocation 

You can revoke your consent to use your data for notifications regarding our company and our products anytime with future effect.

5. Right of access and rectification  

Upon request, HTG will inform you in a written form if and which personal data have been stored on you. Should incorrect data be stored, despite our efforts to maintain correct and up-to-date information, we will rectify the data upon your written request.

6. 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. Please note that on this website Google Analytics code was supplemented „ga(‘set’, ‘anonymizeIp’, true);“ to ensure an anonymised collection of IP adresses (so-called IP-masking).

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 “Opt-out Browser Add-on”: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

Disable Google Analytics

Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at Google Analytics or at Google. You can deactivate the Google Analytics tracking for this website by clicking on the following link. A opt-out-cookie will be set, which stops the collection of data for this site: Deactivate Google Analytics

7. Security  

HTG has taken technical and operational precautions to protect your personal data against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons. Our security measures like, for example, data encryption are improved at regular intervals in line with technological developments.

8. Links to third parties‘ web sites  

Our web site may contain links to other web pages of third parties. HTG is convinced that the pages linked directly where free of illegal content at the time of link setting. HTG does not have any influence whatsoever on the sites and does not control them on a regular basis. Therefore, HTG does not accept any liability for the content of the linked pages which have been altered after the time of link setting. This privacy policy does not apply to linked web sites of third parties.

9. Cookies

Cookies are small text files placed on your computer and stored by your browser. Cookies will do no harm to your computer nor install any virus. Most browsers are set to accept cookies automatically. However, you can deactivate this function in your browser. HTG uses cookies to make our web site more user-friendly, more effective and safer. Our cookies do not collect personal data. The cookies used are so-called “session-cookies”. They will be deleted automatically when you finish your session. It is, of course, possible to view our web sites without accepting cookies, however, with possible restricted functionality in the content.

10. Reservation

In order to be able to adapt to the continuous development of the internet, HTG may modify this privacy policy at any time to meet data protection regulation requirements.