Data protection statement and legal notice according to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Area of application
This data protection declaration and legal Notice apply to this website and domains. They do not apply to websites and domains for companies cooperating with HEKTROS which, for example, have amended data protection declarations and legal information due to national legislation. Therefore, please note the respective data protection declarations and legal Notices of all HEKTROS referring websites you visit or programs you use.
In some cases, the HEKTROS websites also contains links to the websites of third party, non-HEKTROS associated companies, to which these data protection statement and legal notices do not apply.
General Data Protection Standard
HEKTROS is a operating on a global scale which has cross-border legally independent companies, business processes, management structures and technical systems.
When you visit our website, data may be collected which may, in some cases, be of a personal nature. In this declaration, we inform you what personal information HEKTROS collects during your visit to our websites, and how we handle this data.
We take the protection of your personal information very seriously. Our processing of your personal information collected during your visit to our websites is carried out fully in accordance with the relevant legal stipulations. In addition, our approach to dealing with personal information is based on the EU data protection principles which provide for the greatest possible degree of transparency, observance of the right to choose, access rights and the transmission and lawful processing of personal Information.
HEKTROS by the applicable data protection laws, e.g. HEKTROS and subsidiaries located in Italy follow the Italian Data Protection Code (Legislative Decree No. 196/2003). In addition, the handling of personal information is specified in a company directive. This HEKTROS company directive serves to ensure that your data is processed properly and in compliance with the applicable laws at the HEKTROS company which handle personal information. At the same time, we have instructed our employees to refer to and comply with our data protection rules wherever personal information is requested on any website.
Gathering, processing and transfer of personal information
HEKTROS wants to give you as much control as possible over your personal information. Normally, you can access HEKTROS websites without providing any personal information.
However, in certain areas of the HEKTROS website, you are requested to provide us with personal information in order to help us enhance the site and keep in contact with you. Any personal information you submit is treated as confidential and is saved and processed exclusively within the scope of the relationship between you and HEKTROS and will not be used for marketing purposes, sold or otherwise made available to third parties without your prior Approval.
However, as part of the provision of our services, your information may under certain circumstances be transferred to third parties who we have included in order processing, e.g. business partners or IT service providers. In the transfer of personal information to these third parties, we restrict ourselvesing to the information which is necessary for the provision of the service in question and we ensure that this transfer is carried out in compliance with the required data security. HEKTROS will only forward your personal information to third parties who have committed themselves to data protection and the processing of your data in compliance with the applicable laws.
In addition, HEKTROS may be forced to disclose your information and associated data in order to comply with a legal or official decree. Likewise, we reserve the right to use your information for the assertion of or defense against legal claims.
In the event of a takeover or merger with another company, it may be necessary to disclose or transfer your data to potential or actual buyers. In this case, HEKTROS will aspire to the highest possible level of data protection and will comply with the legal stipulations.
Information on data security
HEKTROS knows how important it is that the information you provide to us via the Internet be handled discreetly and protected. Data security on our websites is a top priority. We have therefore made great efforts to ensure that our online security measures are effective. Thus essential data traffic with the HEKTROS websites is encrypted. HEKTROS endeavors to update its encryption technology on a continuous basis in line with technical progress, in order to guarantee that the information you send us over the internet is treated confidentially.
We use different technologies e.g. to measure the use and efficacy of a website, for authentication or to simplify website navigation. Cookies are one such technology. A cookie is a data element which sends a website to your browser. The cookie is saved on your system as an identifying piece of information which identifies your system.
Visitors ' IP addresses are captured on our websites for the analysis of malfunctions, the administration of the website and the attainment of demographic characteristics. Furthermore, we use IP addresses and, as necessary, other information which you have made available to us on this website or by other means to find out which of our website pages are being visited and what topics interest our visitors.
HEKTROS uses the Google Analytics statistics and evaluation programs in order to statistically evaluate the accessing of the HEKTROS Web sites. The data are anonymized so that they cannot be allocated to a specific person. This saved information is used exclusively for the compilation of reports on the use of the website. These reports help us to evaluate and continually improve the offering of our websites.
We use software to generate and continuously update user profiles. To do this, cookies are used for tracking purposes on the website. Unknown visitors are registered as anonymous users. We sometimes use retargeting. By retargeting, a website user is flagged so that he/she can then be targeted on other websites with customer-specific information. These data must not be traceable to a particular person and can be activated at any time by using the display settings.
Using social plug-ins
Some HEKTROS associated websites contain the following buttons:
These buttons, if displayed on the website, do not establish any contact with the Facebook, Google + or Twitter server. For a connection to be activated and for communication with Facebook, Google + and Twitter to be established, you must first grant your approval – by clicking on the buttons.
If you are already logged into a social network of your choice, this is carried out without another window being opened. As this transfer occurs directly, we do not obtain any information about the data transferred. What is transferred is the fact that you have launched the respective site. If you are logged into Facebook or another social media service at the same time, this information is assigned to your social media account and is thus linked with you as an individual.
For information on the further use and saving of your personal data by Facebook, Google + and Twitter, it is advisable to contact these social media channels directly. It is likewise possible to block social plugins through your browser using add-ons.
Information published under the HEKTROS domains may contain references to products and services which have not been advertised or made available in your country. Such information does not imply that HEKTROS intends to offer these products or services in your country at a later date. If necessary, you may contact our regional sales organization which will be pleased to provide you with information on the availability of these products and services. The presentation of the products and services on our website does not constitute a binding sales offer.
If software is offered for download free of charge, HEKTROS assumes no liability for any damages resulting from the download or the use of the software. The download and use of the software is carried out exclusively at the user's own risk and without any liability or warranty, except in the event of any intent or gross negligence on the part of HEKTROS.
In several places, we mention and provide links to third party websites. We do this only if we are completely convinced of the seriousness of the provider concerned. However, HEKTROS is not responsible for the data protection stipulations or contents of these websites and assumes no liability in this regard.
HEKTROS holds and reserves all rights to the content and layout of its website. The intellectual property contained in our websites and our brands are protected. The text, images and graphics on our websites and their layout etc., as well as animations and software are subject to copyright law and other protective legislation. Reproduction, rendition or playback of the whole or parts thereof is prohibited unless our written permission has been obtained in advance. This website does not grant any license for the use of the intellectual property. HEKTROS reserves the right to change, suspend or close down its website at any time and without prior notice.
Despite the careful compilation of the content of our website, we assume no liability for its correctness, accuracy, completeness or for undisrupted access to it. Insofar as is legally permissible, we assume no liability for direct or indirect damages including loss of earnings Arising from the use of our website, or in connection with information made available on the website. We reserve the right to change or supplement the information provided, and to do so at any time.
If you have any questions or comments on our data protection policy, please contact us at:
© HEKTROS s.r.l. – Last modified: April 2018
General Data Protection Regulation GDPR (EU) 2016/679
If you would like to gain information about what data we have collected about you, request correction of such, its deletion, some constraint in its usage, data transfer, take back the permission of usage of your data, or have any other request related to personal data, please contact us using the following form!