Data Protection Notice

- February 2019 -

We take the protection of your personal data very seriously and constantly observe the stipulations of the data protection laws. In the following we would like to inform you about how we use your personal data:

1. Personal Data

Subject of data protection is personal data. Personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. This includes for example name, postal address, e-mail address or telephone number and potentially also user data such as your IP-address.

2. Responsible for the Processing of Data („Controller“)

Responsible for the processing of your personal data (“controller”) is:

Hy-Tec Hygiene Technologie GmbH, Schillerstraße 14, 42781 Haan, Germany, tel. +49 (0) 2129/3772-0, fax: +49 (0) 2129/3772-20, e-mail:

3. Contact Details of the Data Protection Officer

You can reach our data protection officer under:

Hy-Tec Hygiene Technologie GmbH, Data Protection Officer, Schillerstraße 14, 42781 Haan, Germany, e-mail:

4. Which Personal Data do we process for which purpose?

4.1 Visit of our Website

When you visit our web-site, we store the following data: Your IP-address, the time of your visit, the visited sites and the information whether your access was successful. We will only use this data to learn and analyse user behavior in general. We will not do any person-related use / analysis.

4.2 Your Request to Participate at a Consumer Test or a Market Study

If you would like to participate at a consumer test or a market study, you can contact us. For this you can click on the respective link on our website which enables you to write us an e-mail. We will use your personal data transmitted to us for the processing of your request and for purposes of the consumer test or the market study you are interested in. We will not transfer your personal data to the initiator of the consumer test or the market study without your prior consent.

4.3 Business Relationships

We process personal data to fulfil our contractual obligations towards our customers and suppliers or to carry out so-called pre-contractual measures, which take place upon a specific request. In these cases we process

·       Master and contact data of customers and suppliers, such as name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, function, department of our contact persons, etc. 

·       Data we need for invoicing and payment processing, such as bank details, tax number, credit management information, etc.; 

·       Supplier and customer relationship management information, such as order history, etc. 

5. Legal Basis for the Processing

Legal basis for the processing of your personal data are Art. 6 para. 1 b) and f) of the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) or your consent.

6. Categories of Recipients

We might transfer your data to such companies or might grant such companies access that support us in our business activities. Such companies are IT service providers which process your data or which have access to your data according to our instructions for agreed purposes. We have concluded with them appropriate agreements for a legally permitted processing.

7. Duration of Data Storage

We store your personal data for the following duration:

•    Visit of website: For the duration of your visit

•    Request to participate at a consumer test or a market study: As long as you are interested in such participation or as long as you participate.

•    Business Relationships: As long as it is necessary for the fulfilment of our contract obligations; however, in order to comply with commercial and tax documentation, evidence and storage obligations we are required to store certain data for ten years.

8. Right to Access, Rectification, Erasure, Restriction of Processing, Object to Processing, Data Portability, Withdrawal

You have the right to request access to and rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing or to object to processing as well as the right to transfer the data to a third party.

You can withdraw consent at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of processing before its withdrawal.

For exercising your rights please refer to:

Hy-Tec Hygiene Technologie GmbH, Schillerstraße 14, 42781 Haan, Germany, tel. +49 (0) 2129/3772-0, fax: +49 (0) 2129/3772-20, e-mail:

9. Right to Lodge a Complaint with a Supervisory Authority

According to Art. 77 of the General Data Protection Regulation you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.

10. Further Questions

If you have further questions, please contact our data protection officer (contact details, see above Section 3).