Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses are personal data and thus are subject to the laws on data protection and data security. For this reason we inform you about which data we collect while you visit our websites and how we handle these data. 
If personal data are queried on our websites, the disclosure of this data is carried out on a voluntary basis by the user. This data are used by HIMA, e.g., to answer your requests or to provide you access to specific information. Personal data are not sold to third parties or otherwise marketed.

If third-party websites are accessible from our range of references (hyperlinks), our privacy policy does not apply to these linked offers.

Collection and processing of personal data

Whenever you visit our website, your user-data are evaluated automatically with our analysis tool "Piwik" (see below). In addition, the visit is anonymous. More storage of personal data will occur only if you explicitly send them to us. You can send information to us, for example, in the context of following requests:

• Contact by email
• Subscribe to HIMA press release distribution
• Subscribe to the HIMA newsletter
• Contact forms for HIMA solutions
• Training registration form
• Credentials for staff login and partner area

The sending of data to HIMA is not encrypted, with the exception of the employee login and partner area; these areas are encrypted using an SSL connection.

On some of these requests we ask you for some personal data because the request can´t be processed without them. The data are used in an appropriate scope for surveys and for marketing purposes. In addition, we use the information sent to us only for the purpose for which it was transmitted to us. Transfers of personal data to State institutions and authorities are carried out only in the context of mandatory national legal provisions. Your data are not passed to third parties without your consent. Our employees are obliged to confidentiality by us. Please inform us if you would like to have locked the data that you have transmitted to us.

Usage analysis on our website
Our website uses Piwik, a web analytics service. We use the stored data to further customize our website and to make it more useful and usable. Piwik uses "Cookies," text files that are stored on your computer and that enable analysis of your use of the website by us. For this purpose, the information generated by the cookie (including your abbreviated IP address) is transferred to our server and stored for analysis uses for our page optimization. Your IP address is being anonymized immediately in this process so that you remain anonymous as a user to us. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is not disclosed to third parties. You can prevent the use of cookies by adjusting your browser software. However, this may prevent some functions of this website being used to their full extent.

To secure all data stored by us, we use technical security measures to protect your information against any damage, loss and unauthorized access. The security measures are updated and improved regularly, reflecting continuous technical development.

Your rights, further information and contact opportunities
You have a right to obtain information about the personal data we have stored about you. In addition, you have the right to correct incorrect data, blocking and deletion. Also, you have a right to request our public directory of procedures, which contains further information about us and the handling of data. The assertion of such rights is free of charge.

Please contact our data protection officer at datenschutz@hima.com to obtain further information about data protection at HIMA.