Data Protection Declaration
of the HAWITA Gruppe GmbH, Hans-Tabeling-Str. 1, D-49377 Vechta

We are, as the operator and provider of the sites www.hawita-group.com (hereinafter referred to as “sites”), responsible for the protection of your personal data, which you leave or have entered during your visit to your sites. We shall exclusively collect, process and use this data as part of the relevant legal regulations. Information on the data we collect and its use can be found as follows.

Should you have any questions about the subject of data protection or want to receive information on the data we have saved, please use the contact data provided in the legal notice.

Collection, processing and use of personal data
You can visit this site without providing personal details. We only save access data without personal reference, such as the name of your service provider, the site from which you are visiting us or the name of the requested file. This data is exclusively used to improve our service and cannot be traced back to you.

Personal data shall only be collected if you provide it voluntarily as part of setting up a customer account or for newsletter registration. Personal data can generally be understood as such information through which a personal reference can be achieved, e.g. name, email address, address, IP address or telephone number.

We do not pass your personal data onto third parties.

Your email address will be used for our own advertising purposes when you register for our newsletter, until you unsubscribe from our newsletter. Subscription cancellation is possible at any time, such as by using the unsubscribe link at the end of each newsletter.

Use of Cookies, Google Analytics
We use so-called Cookies on various pages o make the visit to the site attractive and allow the use of certain functions. These are small text files, which are stored on your end device. Some of the Cookies we use are deleted again at the end of the browser-session, i.e. once your browser is closed (so-called session Cookies). Other Cookies remain on your end device and allow us or a partner company to recognise your browser on your next visit (persistent Cookies).

You can set your browser so that you are informed about the use of Cookies and can decide about accepting them in the individual case and you can also reject Cookies from being saved in the individual case or in general. The functions of our site might be restricted if Cookies are not accepted.

This site uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. („Google“). Google Analytics uses so-called ‚Cookies‘, text files that are saved on your computer, and allow you to use the site. The information produced by the Cookie on the use of this site is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA where it is saved.

In the event of activation of IP anonymisation on this site, your IP address will be shortened by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other contract states of the treaty on the European Economic Area. The full IP address is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there only in exceptional cases. On behalf of the operator of this site, Google will use this information to analyse your use of the website, to compile reports on site activities and provide additional services to the website operator associated with use of the website and use of the Internet.

The IP address transmitted from your browser within the scope of Google Analytics is not combined with other data held by Google. You can prevent the placement of cookies through a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, this may result in your inability to fully use all functions of our site. You can also prevent Google’s collection of data relating to your use of the site produced by the Cookie (incl. your IP address) and prevent the data from being processed by Google by downloading and installing the available browser plug-in under the following link (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de).
Furthermore, the site also uses so-called retargeting technologies, including Google Remarketing; this is a Google technology which allows interest-based advertising to Internet users. For this, third party providers, including Google, use Cookies to show adverts based on a user’s previous visits to our website. You can deactivate the use of Cookies by Google if you do not want this. For this, call up the page to deactivate Google advertising (https://www.google.com/ads/preferences/). Alternatively, you can deactivate the use of Cookies by third party providers by calling up the deactivation page of the network advertising initiative (https://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/). You can deactivate the use of DoubleClick Cookies here: Deactivation page for DoubleClick (https://www.google.de/settings/ads/onweb – display_optout).

Data security
Your personal data will be transmitted encrypted via the Internet in the order process using SSL (Secure Socket Layer). This site and other systems are protected with technical and organisational measures against loss, destruction, access, modification or distribution of your data by unauthorised persons.

Consent, right to withdrawal and right to appeal
If we use data for a purpose that requires your consent in accordance with the legal regulations, we shall always ask for your explicit agreement and keep a record of your consent in accordance with the data protection law regulations. You are entitled to withdraw the consent you have given at any time with future effect and/or appeal against the future use of your data for advertising, market research and opinion research purposes. A simple message shall suffice to withdraw your consent or for an appeal. You can use the above-mentioned contact data without incurring any other costs than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs.

Right to information
You have the right to free information on your stored data at any time as well as the right to correction, blockage or deletion of this data.

Responsible party
The responsible party in terms of the Federal Data Protection Law (BDSG) is HAWITA Gruppe GmbH, Hans-Tabeling-Str. 1, D-49377 Vechta. In case of questions on the collection, processing or use of your personal data, for information, corrections, blockage or deletion of data as well as the withdrawal of given consent, please contact the above-mentioned address. You can request, change, block or delete your saved data by contacting this address.