Privacy policy (website) of the HARTING Technology Group

HARTING Technology Group is pleased with your visit to our website and your interest in our company. We take the protection of your personal information very seriously and strictly observe the regulations of data protection laws.
The following declaration provides an overview of how we ensure this protection and what type of information is collected for which purposes.

Anonymous data collection

In general, you can visit the pages of the HARTING Technology Group without being requested by us to provide any of your personal data.

HARTING Technology Group automatically collects and stores log files information that your browser transmits to us. This information includes:

  • Browser type/version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL (the page that refers you to
  • Hostname of the accessing computer (IP address)
  • Time of the server request
  • Other information

Collection and processing of personal information

Personal data are processed in observance of currently applicable regulations and solely in connection with registration, as part of a survey of contact methods, or in order to process orders or your request. In addition, your data will only be used for promotional purposes, market research or to better tailor the electronic services of the HARTING Technology Group to its customers if you have previously given us your consent. Naturally, you may partially or completely revoke this consent at any time with effect for the future.

Export and processing of data in countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA)

No export takes place in countries outside of the EEA.

Cookies and website tracking

We use the PIWIK web analytics system on this site. PIWIK is used to measure and analyse visits to our website. We use your IP address in order to collect data, including data on internet traffic, via your browser and your computer. This information is analysed for statistical purposes. You as a user remain anonymous during this process.
To learn how PIWIK open source web analytics software works, please see

In addition, cookies are used. A cookie is a small file that is stored on your computer when you visit a website. If you visit the website again, the cookie shows that it is a repeat visit. The cookie does not contain any personal information, and it cannot be used to identify you on third-party websites, including the websites of the analysis provider.
Furthermore, cookies can be used to store your preferred settings, e.g. language and country settings, so that these are available immediately on your next visit.
We do not use IP addresses or cookies to personally identify you. We use the web analytics system in order to increase the efficiency of our site.
The Content Management System (CMS) we use creates a cookie to store session data

  • Valid until browser restart
    PIWIK creates a session cookie.
  • Valid until browser restart
    PIWIK creates a visitor cookie
  • Valid 7 days

PIWIK anonymises IP addresses and respects the DNT header (Do Not Track).


Should you wish to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we require a valid email address and information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the email address and that the owner agrees to receive the newsletter.
You may, at any time, revoke your consent to the storage of the data, the email address as well as their use for sending the newsletter.


The HARTING Technology Group employs technical and organisational security measures in accordance with the state of the art in order to protect the date you provide to the HARTING Technology Group from accidental or deliberate manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorised persons.
Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.


Your email address is required for a blog post, and is stored exclusively for logging purposes. The address is not used for other services.
If you have any questions about HARTING blogs, please contact us at:

HARTING Technology Group
Marienwerderstraße 3
32339 Espelkamp

External links (social media)

On our website, you will find links to the social media pages of HARTING Technology Group and links which refer to third-party sites. Where this is not obviously recognisable, we point out that this is an external link. HARTING Technology Group has no influence on the measures taken thereon to protect your personal data. We ask that you refer to the respective privacy policies there. Consequently, the warranties of this privacy policy naturally do not apply to these sites.

Right to information/deletion

You always have the right to receive information regarding your stored personal data, its origin and destination, as well as regarding the purpose of the associated data processing. Information about stored data may be obtained from the Data Protection Officer of the HARTING Technology Group. According to local data protection rights you have the right to delete and block personal data processed within the HARTING Technology Group. To do so, please contact the Data Protection Officer of the HARTING Technology Group as well.

Public procedure directory

We have summarised the information pursuant to Section 4e of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) in our public procedure directory.
This information can be viewed at HARTING Stiftung & Co. KG.

Questions regarding data privacy
Your trust is important to us. Therefore we are always available to answer questions. If you have questions regarding the processing of your personal data, you can contact HARTING Technology Group directly. The company is also available in the event that you have any requests for information, other requests or complaints regarding data privacy:

HARTING Technology Group
Data Privacy – Mr. Laker
Marienwerderstraße 3
32339 Espelkamp

Revocation. You may, at any time, revoke previously given consent to use your data in writing or electronically.
Revocation by email: datenschutz(at)
Revocation by regular mail: HARTING Technology Group, Mr. Laker, Marienwerderstraße 3, 32339 Espelkamp

In the event that you revoke consent to store and process your data, HARTING Stiftung & Co. KG will be unable to provide certain services, e.g. participation in sweepstakes.

Validity of the data privacy policy

We reserve the right to change or adjust this privacy policy from time to time. This declaration was last changed on August 5, 2016.