General Data Privacy Statement

General Information

Contact information for the data protection officer:
Via e-mail:
Phone: +49 (0)6251 – 84 800-0
Fax: +49 (0)6251 – 84 800-49

Collected Personal Data

We only collect personal data with explicit consent, for legitimate interests of the company or in order to fulfill a valid contract in accordance with article 6 of the GDPR and only for business purposes of HTV GmbH. Personal data is generally not disclosed to third parties without further explicit consent of the parties concerned.

Business Contacts

We collect contact information from the contact partners of our customers, potential customers and suppliers which includes full name, phone number and e-mail address.

Recipients of our Newsletter

From recipients of our newsletter, we collect only necessary contact information to deliver the newsletter. This includes e-mail addresses, surnames, sometimes full names or other titles the person would like to be addressed with and company affiliation.

Visitors of our Website

From visitors of our website we collect some website usage information that is processed in order to generate usage statistics, like IP address or country of origin. Any identifiable information is immediately anonymized upon collection and never saved in its original form.

Data Usage and Collection Purpose

Delivery of our Newsletter

If you opt in to receive our newsletter, you disclose some personal information to us and agree that we may use that personal information for the purpose of delivering the newsletter to you. This information is not used for any other purpose and never disclosed to third parties. Furthermore, we do not process it way for statistical purposes.

Business Contacts

As customer, potential customer or supplier of HTV GmbH, you provide us contact information of our business contacts at your company. This information is saved and processed as a customer or supplier dataset inside our database. This information is used solely for order and offer processing and never disclosed to third parties. Furthermore, we do not process it for statistical purposes.

Website Visits

For website analytics, we use an open source software called Piwik. While analytical data obtained by Piwik is saved only in an anonymized form, we still do not disclose it to third parties. Piwik uses “cookies” to save information about individual website visitors in an anonymized form. You can disable cookies for this purpose either in your browser settings or by clicking [here] to prevent us from collecting usage statistics about your visit.

Data Retention

We only retain personal information as long as strictly necessary for business purposes or as required by law. The retention period is usually 10 years for these purposes. Personal information for newsletter recipients is only saved until you unsubscribe from our newsletter. Personal information of website visitors is never saved and immediately anonymized upon collection.