Notes on data protection

Dear users of the HDN Tourist GmbH website, we are aware that the careful treatment of your personal information is important to you. We would therefore like to thank you for trusting us with the responsible handling of your personal data. With this declaration, you consent to HDN Tourist GmbH GmbH processing and using your personal data (described below) that has been collected for the purposes specified here. Your statement of acceptance can be withdrawn at any time and will take effect for the future.

1. Responsible body

The responsible body within the meaning of the German Federal Data Protection Act is HDN Tourist GmbH, Neuteichnitzer Straße 26, 02625 Bautzen.

2. Storage of the personal information of our customers

The information you provide us with allows us to offer you the best service possible. We store the information received from you when you contact us (e.g. name, address and e-mail address).

3. How do we use your personal information?

We use your personal information to communicate with you, update our data sets and map the contents of our website. We also use your information to improve our offer and content, to prevent the misuse of our website resp. to identify cases of misuse or to allow third parties to perform technical, logistic or other services on our order.

4. How long is my data stored?

In general, we store all information you relay to us as long as you are interested in receiving promotional information.
If you would like us to stop using your data, we will of course promptly honour your request (please also read Clause 6 in this regard).

5. Can you determine which data we have saved concerning your person?

Yes. You can receive information regarding your personal data stored on our systems any time you request this.

6. Could you please delete my personal data from your systems?

Yes. Of course, you have the opportunity at any time to order the partial or complete deletion of your data. Please use our contact form on the HDN Tourist GmbH website for this purpose. We will promptly honour your request and cease forwarding promotional material immediately. To the extent we are obliged by law to store your data, the data will not be deleted, but blocked.

7. What are cookies and how are they used by HDN Tourist GmbH?

Cookies are comprised of text-based information (ASCII text), which is stored on your hard-drive via your browser (e. g. Microsoft Explorer, Netscape, Mozilla, Opera and others).
We exclusively use session-cookies, that is, the cookies created on our end during your visit to and which are deleted when you close all browser windows.
In this session-cookie, we temporarily store variable information, which allow us implement the settings you request within our website.
You can adjust your browser settings to no longer accept cookies resp. to notify you when cookies are being used. However, we recommend allowing the use of cookies since this will otherwise restrict your use of the website.
Finally, cookies cannot transfer viruses of any kind, extract e-mail address and hard-drive contents, transfer the history file, send any emails without your knowledge, fill up or delete your entire hard-drive.

8. Does HDN Tourist GmbH pass on the information collected?

No. The information you provide will be passed on neither to third parties nor used for purposes other than those specified (see Clause 3).

9. Notices

If you have any further questions regarding data protection at HDN Tourist GmbH, you are welcome to contact us by email. We assure you that we will publish any significant changes to our notices concerning data protection, which result in a reduced level of data protection, in an appropriate form.

10. Notes on online statistics generated with Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies, text files saved on your computer that make it possible to analyse your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie (including your IP address) when using this website is transferred to a server of Google in the USA and saved there. Google will use this information to analyse your use of the website in order to generate reports on website activities for the website operator and for the provision of services associated with the use of the website and Internet. If necessary, Google will transfer this information to third parties to the extent prescribed by law or to the extent third parties are commissioned by Google with processing such data. Google will not in any case associate your IP address with other Google data. You can prevent the installation of cookies by configuring your browser software; however, we wish to point out that, by doing so, you will not be able to fully use all functions of this website. In using this website, you declare your consent to the processing of your personal data that is collected by Google in the manner described above and for the aforementioned purpose. You may, at any time, object to the collection and storage of your data with effect for the future. With respect to the discussion concerning the use of analytical tools with complete IP addresses, we would like to advise you that this Google Analytics website is used with the extension “_anonymizeIp()”; therefore, IP addresses are only processed in truncated form to rule out any possibility of being associated with your person.

Last entry 05/30/2012.