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Data Privacy Statement

Your privacy is very important to us. For this reason we have established security and data-protection regulations, ensuring maximum protection of your data. The present privacy policy is valid from Jan 1, 2016 and applies to all employees of the company.

hopf Elektronik GmbH is committed to protecting your privacy and is therefore using selected technologies to enable a safe and efficient online-experience.

This Statement of Privacy applies to the 'hopf Elektronik GmbH' website and settles collection and usage of your data. By using the 'hopf Elektronik GmbH' website you agree with the procedures described in this statement.

General information

Personal data (e.g. name, address, date of birth) that you enter on the 'hopf Elektronik GmbH' website (e.g. during the registration of software, when registering for our newsletter ...), are processed and stored by hopf Elektronik GmbH. This is the responsible body within the meaning of the Federal Data Protection Act.

Collection and usage of your personal data

Collection of your personal data

hopf Elektronik GmbH collects personally identifiable information such as email address, name, address and phone number. Please note that personal information that you publish in public areas, like visitors' guestbook, can be abused by other users.

Please note:

hopf Elektronik GmbH does not read any of your private online communications. hopf Elektronik GmbH encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites to which you are linked from hopf Elektronik GmbH, so that you know how those websites collect, use and share your personal information. hopf Elektronik GmbH is not responsible for the privacy statements or contents of oth-er websites.

If we ask you to voluntarily provide us with personal information, you are expressly advised of the voluntary. If you let us have your personal information voluntarily thereupon (for example when registering for the newsletter, in surveys, contests, etc.), your data is stored electronically and kept strictly confidential. Use of this data is solely done for its own purposes (see explanation in the next section).

Usage of your personal data

hopf Elektronik GmbH collects and uses your personal information to operate the website 'hopf Elektronik GmbH' and to provide you with the services you have requested. hopf Elektronik GmbH uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from hopf Elektronik GmbH. hopf Elektronik GmbH may consult you in order to conduct research about current services or potential new services.

hopf Elektronik GmbH will not sell or rent its customer lists to third parties. This is necessary to maintain your explicit trust.

hopf Elektronik GmbH does not reveal sensitive personal information such as race, religion or political affiliations. hopf Elektronik GmbH tracks your website's visit to determine the usage frequency of individual sites. This data can be used to deliver customized content. This applies to visitors' behavior who indicate that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Which data is used for the hopf-newsletter?

On our website you can subscribe to our newsletter. During the subscribing process we ask you for personal data such as email address and your name. We use this information solely to personalize our email newsletters. A disclosure to third parties does not occur. To prevent the misuse of email addresses, subscribers have to confirm the subscription to the newsletter in an automatized process (double opt-in).

For statistical purposes we carry out anonymous link tracking if you have not given us the optional approval for a person-related link tracking within the newsletter subscription. In case of anonymous link tracking no inference on individual recipients is possible.

You always have the option of cancelling your free newsletter subscription – either by using the 'Unsubscribe' link at the bottom of each newsletter, by writing an e-mail to nonewstoday@hopf.com, by writing to our office: hopf Elektronik GmbH, Nottebohmstraße 41, 58511 Luedenscheid, Germany or by fax to: +49 (0) 2351 93 86-93.

Disclosure of personal data

Upon presentation of a court order hopf Elektronik GmbH will pass your personal information to the prosecuting authorities without informing you. We also reserve the right to use your personal information for legal disputes, if we forced to do so.

Collection and usage of your non-personal data

hopf Elektronik GmbH also collects anonymous demographic information which is not unique (e.g. zip code).

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by hopf Elektronik GmbH: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring web pages. This information is used by hopf Elektronik GmbH to maintain the quality of our service and to create general statistics regarding the use of the 'hopf Elektronik GmbH' website.

Usage of cookies

The website 'hopf Elektronik GmbH' uses cookies to facilitate your use. A cookie is a text file that is stored on your hard drive by the server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned and can only be read by a web server in the domain that you have created yourself. One of the main reasons for cookies is to provide you with a comfortable use to save you time. Purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. The cookie then helps hopf Elektronik GmbH to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This shall support you when entering personal information on our website.

When you return to the same website hopf Elektronik GmbH, your information provided can be retrieved and is quickly available. Thus, the properties of the hopf Elektronik GmbH website can be adapted to customers' specifications. You have the option to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can set your browser so that it declines cookies of non-preferred web sites. If you have chosen to reject cookies, it may happen that you cannot experience all of the interactive features of the hopf Elektronik GmbH website.

Data collection by using Google- Analytics

hopf Elektronik GmbH uses Google Analytics, a web service of Google Inc. Google Analytics also uses 'cookies' (see description above). The information about your use of this website generated by the cookie is usually transferred to and stored at a Google server in the USA. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, your IP address will be truncated within member states of the European Union or other parties according to the Agreement on the European Economic Area before transfer.

On behalf of hopf Elektronik GmbH Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide hopf Elektronik GmbH with internet related services. Your IP address transferred in the context of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data from Google.

You may refuse the use of cookies by adjusting your browser software; however, we point out that you may not use all functions and features of our website in this case. You may prevent recording and processing of your data (incl. your IP address) to Google by downloading and installing the following browser plugin: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Facing the discussion about using analytical tools with full IP addresses, we would like to point out that this website uses Google Analytics '_anonymizelp ()' - therefore only shortened IP addresses are processed in order to exclude a direct personal assignment.

Safety of your personal data

Your rights according to your data (information, rectification, cancellation)

You can obtain information about your personal data that has been saved by hopf Elektronik GmbH free of charge. Of course you can rectify any errors occuring, update information or delete the stored data any time you want. All data for which we have no legal obligation to activation or that is not needed for billing and accounting purposes will immediately be deleted after you have asked for the cancellation.

Protection of your data

hopf Elektronik GmbH protects your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. hopf Elektronik GmbH protects the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.

hopf Elektronik GmbH is legally obliged to data protection and creation of a privacy statement. For this and for technical reasons it is not possible to use the services of hopf Elektronik GmbH if you do not want to give your consent to this privacy policy or if you wish to withdraw your consent to this privacy policy (refers to individual parts of this privacy policy too).

Withdrawal of consent

If you agree to a particular use of your data on this website, you always do this on a voluntary basis. You can withdraw your consent any time you want with effect for the future. Please send your withdrawal to: info@hopf.com.

Changes of this statement

hopf Elektronik GmbH reserves the right to update this Privacy Policy to reflect customers' feed-back, legal and social changes. hopf Elektronik GmbH will inform you about changes of this statement on its website or by e-mail. The changes take effect if you do not contradict in writing within four weeks after access.

Contact

hopf Elektronik GmbH is looking forward to receiving your feedback on this Privacy Policy. If you have questions or suggestions, please contact info@hopf.com. Our address and phone number can be found in the imprint of our website.