Privacy Policy

Data protection policy:
H+K Härte- Oberflächentechnik GmbH + Co. KG is pleased that you are interested in our products and services and welcomes you to our website. We know how important it is to protect your personal information and we take this very seriously. We want to make your visit secure and enjoyable.

Collection and processing of personal information:
With a few exceptions you can visit our website without having to provide us with your personal information. We collect personal information only if you provide it for example in the context of product inquiries or for processing your order.

Utilisation, dissemination and intended use:
All personal data collected on the H+K Härte- Oberflächentechnik GmbH + Co. KG website is collected, processed and used in accordance with the applicable regulations concerning the protection of personal data, only for the purpose of processing the contract and for maintaining our own legitimate business interests with respect to the processing of our customers’ orders.

Right to information and public index of procedures:
On request, in accordance with the applicable law, we will inform you in writing whether and which of your personal data we have stored. In our public index of procedures we have summarized the information pursuant to § 4e of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG).

H+K Härte- Oberflächentechnik GmbH + Co. KG uses technical and organisational security measures to protect the data provided by you against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorised persons.

Data protection officer:
If you have questions regarding the processing of your personal data, you can directly contact our data protection office, who is also available in the case of requests for information, petitions or complaints.

Medagent GmbH & Co. KG
Griesweg 47D
78570 Mühlheim

Index of procedures:
Public index of procedures pursuant to § 4g of the Federal Data Protection Act
The Federal Data Protection Act requires in § 4g that H+K Härte- und Oberflächentechnik GmbH + Co. KG must provide the following information pursuant to § 4e. We have fulfilled this requirement through publication on the Internet. This eliminates the need for a written petition on your part.

  1. Name and address of the responsible body:
    H+K Härte- und Oberflächentechnik GmbH + Co. KG
    Brunnenstraße 34
    78554 Aldingen
  2. Managing director of H+K Härte- und Oberflächentechnik GmbH + Co. KG:
    Mr. Peter Keller
  3. Appointed director of data processing:
    Medagent GmbH & Co. KG
  4. Intended use of data collection, processing or utilisation:
    H+K Härte- und Oberflächentechnik GmbH + Co. KG carries heat and cold treatment of metals and electroplating surface treatment of materials of all types.
    Secondary purposes are essentially concomitant or supporting functions such as personnel, intermediary and supplier administration as well as training activities in this field.
    Data collection, processing and utilisation is carried out for the aforementioned purposes.
  5. Description of relevant groups of persons and the respective data or data categories:
    Customer data, employee data, competitor data and data from training participants, suppliers, trading partners and prospective customers, insofar as necessary for fulfilment of the purposes stated in section 4.
  6. Recipients or categories of recipients to whom the data could be made available:
    Public bodies in the event of legal regulations having priority, external contractors pursuant to § 11 of the Federal Data Protection Act and external bodies and internal departments of the enterprise for fulfilment of the purposes stated in section 4. Disclosure to external bodies such as banks and credit institutes is possible if the respective party has declared his written permission or disclosure is permissible due to predominantly legitimate interests.
  7. Standard periods for deletion of data:
    The legislature provides diverse regulations concerning retention obligations and periods. After expiration of these periods the corresponding data is deleted as a matter of routine. Data not subject to this will be deleted if the purposes stated in section 4 no longer apply and longer retention periods are not necessary on legitimate grounds.
  8. Planned communication of data to third countries:
    Communication of data to third countries takes place only as required for fulfilment of the contract and other exceptions expressly provided for by the Federal Data Protection Act.