Privacy Policy

The following privacy notices apply to this website. Should websites from third parties be accessible from our website via hyperlinks, our privacy policy does not affect these linked websites.

For the processing of your personal data, the controller in the sense of data protection law is the company specified in the imprint.

If you have any questions regarding the processing of your personal data, please contact our data protection officer at HIMA Paul Hildebrandt GmbH, Mr. Thomas Goehrig, at datenschutz(at) or privacy(at)

Processing of personal data

Personal data is processed through the following functions of the website:

  • Contacting us by e-mail
  • Inclusion in the HIMA press distribution list
  • Subscribing to the HIMA newsletter
  • Registration forms for training courses and events
  • Login and registration data for Extranet, PartnerNet, and employee login
  • Entering and sending of applications via the application tool
  • Registration form to download white papers
  • Google Web Fonts

In order for you to access the webpages and to comply with data protection requirements, usage data is automatically recorded on the web server (including IP address, time of access, file accessed, amount of data transferred, form and mail content, connection data, etc.). Data is stored to ensure IT security and that our systems are protected.

All data is processed only for the purpose for which they were deployed to us. Any further processing will be in accordance with legal requirements, e.g. when subcontracting, submitting to public authorities or other transfers to third parties.

We will delete your personal data if the purpose for which you provided us with your information is fulfilled or done, and if we are not legally entitled or required to continue to store it. Applicant information is automatically deleted in the application tool 6 months after completing the application process.


Any processing of your personal data that goes beyond this privacy policy is only possible if you have given us your consent to do so. On our website you have the opportunity to grant such explicit consent. As part of your consent, you will be provided with additional information about the processing of your data.


If you subscribe to our newsletter, you agree that HIMA Paul Hildebrandt GmbH as well as their current and future national companies (hereinafter collectively "HIMA") can store and evaluate the data specified during registration, changes in this regard (eg name, address) and your user behavior in the sent information and that this information can be assigned to your person or your e-mail address.

The evaluation of your user behavior includes in particular on which areas of the newsletter you are staying, which links you are using there and which downloads you have made. The information obtained will be used by HIMA for market research, analysis and marketing purposes and you will be contacted by mail, e-mail and / or telephone for these purposes to inform you about HIMA's products and services.


Cookies are also used in conjunction with our internet services. Cookies are small pieces of data that are stored on the hard disk of your computer via the browser. They manage the internet connection during your visit or during later visits to our webpages and therefore make the visit more convenient (including language setting). We also use cookies to analyze data traffic (see Google Analytics section).

Cookies that ensure the functionality of the website will be automatically saved. Upon visiting our website, a popup window will ask you if you authorize the use of cookies. Cookies for data analysis are not created until you have given your consent. You can revoke permission relating to the use of cookies by deleting the cookies from your memory in any browser you have used.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the relevant settings in your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to make use of the full functionality of this website.

Usage Analysis on our website

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a Web Analytics service from Google Inc. ("Google").

Google Analytics uses cookies. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. This website uses Google Analytics with the extension "_anonymizeIp ()". Google shortens the IP addresses within Member States of the European Union as well as within other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. A direct transfer of personal data in the context of further processing can thus be excluded. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address will be transferred to a Google server in the United States and shortened there. On behalf of the provider of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on the website activities and to provide further services related to the use of the website and the Internet against the website operator. The IP address submitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

You may prevent Google from gathering data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address). You can also stop Google processing this data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available via the following link:

Google Analytics is used in accordance with the requirements that the German data protection authorities have agreed to with Google.

Third-party information:

Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001.

Terms of service:

Overview Privacy Policy:

Privacy Policy:

Google Maps

This website uses Google Maps to display maps and to generate directions. Google Maps is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. If you use further features of Google, for example by clicking on the displayed map, you are using a Google service that is outside of our sphere of influence. In this case, the requirements and instructions made by Google apply in this context.

On you can find further information concerning Google’s terms of service, additional terms of use for Google Maps/Google Earth, the legal notices for Google Maps/Google Earth, as well as the Google data privacy statement. In Google’s data privacy statement you will find information about which data is collected and why, and what Google does with this data.

Social Media Plugins

On our website we use so-called social media plugins ( "Plugins"):

Facebook is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook"). An overview of the plugins of Facebook and their appearance can be found here:

Twitter is operated by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA ("Twitter"). An overview of the Twitter buttons and their appearance can be found here:

YouTube is a service of Google Inc., San Bruno/California, USA. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ( "Google").

Xing is operated by XING AG, Gänsemarkt 43, 20354 Hamburg.

LinkedIn is a service provided by LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland.

Due to the plugins, the providers receive the information that your browser has called the corresponding page, even if you do not have a profile with the respective provider or are not currently logged in to the service of the respective provider. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted by your browser directly to a server of the respective provider, if necessary to the USA, and stored there.

If you are logged in to one of the services of the providers, the providers can directly assign the visit of our website to your profile/account of the respective provider. If you interact with the plugins, for example the "like" button, the "+ 1" button or the "tweet" button, the corresponding information is also transmitted directly to a server of the provider and stored there. The information is also published on the social network or on your social media account and is displayed in your contacts. The purpose of the data collection and the further processing of the data by the providers as well as your respective rights and settings for the protection of your privacy can be consulted in the data protection information of the providers:

Facebook []

Twitter []

Youtube []

Xing []

LinkedIn []

If you do not want the providers to assign the data collected via our website directly to your profile/account in the respective service, you must log out of the corresponding service before activating the plugins.

Google Web Fonts

On this website, external fonts, Google Fonts, are used. Google Fonts is a service of Google Inc. (“Google”). The integration of these web fonts is carried out through a server, usually a Google server in the USA. Thereby the information about which of our internet pages you visited will be transmitted to the server. The visitor’s terminal browser’s IP-address will also be documented by Google. You can find more information about Google’s data protection notice here:

IT Security

To secure all data stored by us, we use technical security elements to protect your information from possible damage, loss and unauthorized access. The safety measures are regularly updated and improved with the constant technical development.

Due to a restrictive allocation of access rights, your data transmitted to us are only accessible to the group of persons required for the fulfillment of the purpose.

The visit to our website takes place via an encrypted SSL connection. This protects your activities from unauthorized access.

Your rights

In accordance to article 15 DSGVO, you have a right to information regarding the personal data stored about you. In addition, you have the right to transfer, correct, restrict and delete data as well as to withdraw a previously granted consent (Article 16-21 DSGVO). In addition, there is a right of appeal to a data protection supervisory authority.

You have the right to withdraw to the processing of personal data concerning you. If you withdraw, we will no longer process your personal data, unless we are legally obliged to do so or can prove compelling reasons for processing.

The assertion of all mentioned rights is basically free of charge for you and can be done in free form. Please contact the controller for exercising your rights at the adress in the imprint. For further questions please contact our data protection officer.