Protecting the individual's privacy on the Internet is crucial to the future of Internet-based business and the move toward a true Internet economy. Hitex has created this privacy statement to demonstrate its firm commitment to secure and trustworthy the individual's privacy. Read more about our practices for gathering and distributing information on our Web sites.

Privacy Across the Hitex Network
As a global company, Hitex operates a number of Web sites around the world. Any information that you submit to one of our sites in any one country or language may be sent electronically to a server for one of these sites in another country. As such, the information may be used, stored, or processed outside the country where it was recorded. However, we safeguard your data-security interests around the world by ensuring that this Hitex site adheres to our international privacy principles described in this policy.

What Information Do We Collect and Why?

IP Addresses
We may use your IP address (not your e-mail address) to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our Web Site, or to gather broad demographic information.

We may use cookies to enhance the user experience and deliver personalized content. Cookies help us to deliver information specific to your interests, to save your having to re-enter your password each time you visit our site. Cookies also allow us to better analyze our site traffic patterns so that we can bolster our Web offering. We do not follow your browsing path outside the Hitex site.

User Registration
You may choose to fill out a registration form on our Web site with contact information that we or our business partners may need. This information is used to send you requested information or products, to contact you with other product information, news or promotions, and to learn more about our Web visitors.

E-Mail Addresses
If you give us your e-mail address, we will communicate with you via e-mail. However, we do not share your e-mail address with others outside the Hitex group of companies. You can choose not to receive e-mails at any time.

Online Surveys
From time to time, we may conduct online surveys. Our surveys may ask you for demographic information, such as ZIP code or your industry sector. If the online survey collects contact data, we may use that data to send you additional information only if we specifically asked for your permission in the survey. You are free to opt-out of receiving future mailings at any time.

Links to Other Sites
This site contains links to other sites. Hitex is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of other Web sites. Please refer to the policies of the respective site.

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If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, feel free to contact:

Hitex GmbH
Greschbachstr. 12
76229 Karlsruhe

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Your Consent and Our Revisions
By using this Web site, you consent to the collection and use of the information as described here. If we decide to make changes to this privacy policy, we will post the changes on this page so that you always know what information we collect, how we use it, and when and how we disclose it.