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Hitachi High-Technologies in Europe

I. General information on the use of data

Anonymous use

You can view and learn the details of the web offers published by Hitachi High-Technologies Europe GmbH without disclosing any of your personal details. General visits to our webpages remain anonymous. This privacy policy explains where you are required to enter your personal details.

Responsibility and data storing site

When details are collected and stored via, the legal owner of these data is Hitachi High-Technologies Europe GmbH of Europark Fichtenhain A 12 in 47807 Krefeld (Germany). The data are stored on systems in Germany and not hosted abroad. The data are essentially processed in compliance with the regulations under the BDSG, the German Federal Data Protection Act.

The processing of these data within Hitachi High-Technologies Europe GmbH must comply with the specifications of a data protection concept. The company has appointed a Data Protection Officer and subjects its processes to the internal data protection specifications. This concept translates the legal specifications under the BDSG into a form implementable at the company.

Links to business partners

The webpages published by Hitachi High-Technologies Europe GmbH contain diverse quick links to other Hitachi companies throughout the world, and to companies that are not members of the Hitachi Group. These linked pages are no longer the responsibility of Hitachi High-Technologies Europe GmbH. Before leaving our pages, you will be informed of this circumstance accordingly.

So please bear in mind: Hitachi High-Technologies Europe GmbH provides only the link to these pages. The details you enter or otherwise disclose there are no longer collected and stored by Hitachi High-Technologies Europe GmbH. The purpose and extent of data collection and utilisation can be taken from the legal advisories published by these third party providers.

II. Privacy during visits to our webpages

Webpage optimisation

When you visit our webpages, certain page user data are collected and stored. This takes place anonymously and cannot substantiate any conclusions to the user’s identity. Data capture extends to the IP address (abbreviated in conformance to the privacy laws) of the accessing computer, the date of access, the URL, the title, the internal ID of the visited page, the client browser version details, and the website directing the computer to our webpage. These data are used to generate statistics on page visits and to improve our page offers. Page usage is analysed anonymously (e.g. “Page 2 was read by 85% of users”). Once the statistics have been generated, the data they use are deleted.

Data forwarded to other sites

Your details are not forwarded and remain within Hitachi High-Technologies Europe GmbH. Exceptional cases may require that your details are forwarded when the law specifically demands this.

Data transfer

When you contact us in electronic form, this takes place via your own email system. This email is transferred over the internet to the servers run by Hitachi High-Technologies Europe GmbH. Data transfer over the internet is associated with the known risks and hence provides only limited confidentiality.

Right to access personal information and other rights

Under the BDSG, you have the right at all times to access your stored details and, if necessary, to correct, lock, or delete these.

Should you have any questions on how your details are collected, processed, utilised, corrected, locked, or deleted, please direct these to the Data Protection Officer of Hitachi High-Technologies Europe GmbH, Europark Fichtenhain A 12, in 47807 Krefeld.