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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

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The HLSW Team takes the protection of personal data very seriously and adhere strictly to the rules of data protection laws. Personal data is only collected for technical relevant purposes. In no case will the collected data be sold or passed to a third party without the user's authorisation.

The following declaration informs you about how we use your data and thus guarantee data protection.

Registration on this Internet website

In general, besides the email address no other personal data is necessary for registration on this website. The specification of additional (optional) personal data is voluntary and is used as profile data of the user. This profile data can be complemented, modified or deleted inside the internal section at any time by the user. Within the profile settings or on registration the user is able to decide if his profile data (or parts of it) is publicly accessible to third parties who view the website.

Data processing inside the HLSW Software

By using the HLSW software, personal data as well as non-personal data is transmitted to the servers of the HLSW Team. The transmission of the data serves the purpose of tailoring specific features inside the HLSW software specifically for the user and for the generation of statistical anonymised data evaluation. The anonymous statistical data may be passed to third parties.

By using the optional login functionality inside the HLSW software using the account registered on this website, user-based personal data is transmitted to the servers and is stored and analysed together with the profile data of the user. The purpose of this is to provide specific features on the website and within the HLSW software which are tailored towards the user's profile. Within the profile settings in internal section or on registration the user is able to decide if this data (or parts of it) is public accessible to third parties on this website. The HLSW Team can use the stored data for statistical anonymised data evaluation.

Data processing on this Internet website

The HLSW Team automatically collects and saves in its server log files, information which we receive from your browser. This is as follows:

  • Browser type/version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL (the previous site visited)
  • Host name of the accessing computer (IP address)
  • Time of the server query

This information is not traceable for unauthorized persons. This data is not amalgamated with any other sources of data and the data is also deleted after it has been statistically analysed.


Cookies are used at various points on the Internet pages. We use them in order to be able to make our content more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files which are deposited on your computer and which save your browser. Most of the cookies we use are so-called "Session Cookies". They are automatically deleted after you have finished your visit. Cookies do not cause any harm to your computer and they do not contain any viruses.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States . Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Right to information

You are entitled at any time to request and receive information about the data held about you, its origins and recipients and the purpose of holding the data. Information about the data held is available from the Data Protection Officer (DPO) Timo Stripf.

Additional information

We value your trust. We therefore aim to provide you with answers to all your questions, at any time, about how your personal details are handled. If you should have any questions which are not covered by this statement of our privacy policy or if you should require further information in relation to any particular point, please do not hesitate to contact us at any time.