Data Protection Statement


HEWI Heinrich Wilke GmbH, 34454 Bad Arolsen (hereinafter referred to as HEWI) thanks you for visiting our web site and for your interest in our company and products. We take the protection of your data very seriously. Our internet site is designed so that as little personal data as possible is acquired, processed or used.

Personal data acquired when you visit the website - for example, in the request for our newsletter - is processed in compliance with the German data protection legislation provisions. Our employees are obliged to comply with the data protection regulations.

Acquisition and Processing of Personal Data 
Personal data is only saved if you knowingly give it to us of your own accord, e.g. within the scope of a registration or by making contact with us, and only with your explicit consent.

Use and Forwarding of Personal Data and Restriction to Specific Purposes 
HEWI uses your personal data for the purposes of technical administration of the website, for customer management and for marketing, each to the respective necessary extent only. If you request brochures from us, we forward your personal data to companies engaged by us, for the sole purpose of sending the brochures. Personal data is transferred to state institutions and authorities only within the scope of mandatory disclosure necessary in line with national legal requirements. Our employees and any service providers engaged by us are obliged to maintain confidentiality.

HEWI will not sell your personal data to third parties or market it otherwise.

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. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.
Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA.
On behalf of the website provider 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 to the website provider. 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. 

Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under this link.
Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at here or here
Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).

HEWI takes the necessary technical and organisational measures to safeguard your personal data stored and used by us, e.g. against access by unauthorised persons, against manipulation, loss, destruction or unauthorised disclosure.

These security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

Data Integrity 
HEWI processes personal data only for the purposes for which it was acquired and in accordance with this data protection statement. We take appropriate measures to ensure that the personal data which we process is correct, complete and up-to-date. Here we have to rely on you sending us your amended personal data.

We also acquire, process and use your personal data for newsletter subscriptions. In this case, HEWI only acquires, stores and uses your e-mail address required to send the newsletter as well as your full name and address information. You can unsubscribe the newsletter at any time using the unsubscribe function available in each newsletter. In this case the sending of our newsletter will be stopped immediately.

Right to Information 
You are entitled to demand information, free of charge, about your personal data stored by HEWI. Such a demand for information must be sent to us either by e-mail to of by faxing +49 (0)5691 / 82-99 391 and will be responded to at once by e-mail of fax.

Use of SalesViewer® technology
This website uses SalesViewer® technology from SalesViewer® GmbH on the basis of the website operator’s legitimate interests (Section 6 paragraph 1 lit.f GDPR) in order to collect and save data on marketing, market research and optimisation purposes. In order to do this, a javascript based code, which serves to capture company-related data and according website usage. The data captured using this technology are encrypted in a non-retrievable one-way function (so-called hashing). The data is immediately pseudonymised and is not used to identify website visitors personally. The data stored by Salesviewer will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required for their intended purpose and there are no legal obligations to retain them. The data recording and storage can be repealed at any time with immediate effect for the future, by clicking on in order to prevent SalesViewer® from recording your data. In this case, an opt-out cookie for this website is saved on your device. If you delete the cookies in the browser, you will need to click on this link again.

If you have any complaints or comments regarding the acquisition, processing and use of your personal data by HEWI, you can contact our data protection officer. We will also be pleased to receive your ideas.

Should, despite all our efforts to ensure the data is correct, incorrect information exist, we will correct it at your request.

HEWI Heinrich Wilke GmbH
Reinhard Gerbig
Prof.-Bier-Straße 1-5
D - 34454 Bad Arolsen