Private Policy

Private Policy

In connection with the new European Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, known as GDPR, we would like to inform you how and why the HPST, s.r.o. processes Personal Data as Administrator.

1. The company HPST, s.r.o., with its registered office at Na Jetelce 69/2, Prague 9, 190 00, IČ 25791079, entered in the Commercial Register kept by the Municipal Court in Prague, Section C, number 70568, processes the following personal data of its customers:

– name and surname
– name of the organization
– address or registered office
– e-mail address
– telephone
– purchase history information
– cookies

2. We process this data in accordance with applicable legislation on Personal Data protection and GDPR. We process Personal Data that you have provided to us, on the basis of a contract that we have concluded or are about to conclude with each other or on the basis of legislation that directly orders or allows such processing or on the basis of consent, if you provide it to us for the given purpose or on the basis of a legitimate interest in running our business and developing our services.

3. Personal Data collected on the basis of your consent on the website will be used to operate the website and to provide the services or products that you have requested or agreed to. If you agree to receive business communications and newsletters from HPST, s.r.o. (conference invitations, seminar invitations, product news, events, discounts, ChromAtoMol magazine), Personal Data will be used only for these purposes.

4. Personal Data will be processed by HPST, s.r.o. for the time necessary for the fulfillment of all obligations arising from the contract, and also for the period during which we as Administrators are obliged to store Personal Data according to generally binding legal regulations or for the period for which you they have given their consent for processing. We will keep most of your Personal Data for the duration of the contract and also for a period of 10 years from the following calendar year after the provision of performance for tax and accounting reasons. In other cases, the processing time results from the purpose of processing or is determined by legal regulations in the field of Personal Data protection.

5. We transfer Personal Data to third parties only within the above points, namely companies with which we have a contract on the processing of Personal Data or Public Authorities. These can be, in particular, manufacturers of products we distribute, transport companies, auditors, lawyers. As an authorized distributor of Agilent Technologies, we may, in a legitimate interest, pass on your personal information to this company for internal administrative purposes. All Personal Data are processed in a lawful and transparent manner and only adequate, relevant and necessary data are transmitted in relation to the given purpose of processing. When transferring Personal Data, we use contractual provisions and implement security mechanisms to protect all data while acting in accordance with our standards.

6. In the case of your visit to this website, some of your data is collected and processed by automatic means using technologies such as cookies, embedded web links and web beacons. Cookies are small text files that are sent from the website to your computer or other device connected to the Internet in order to uniquely identify your browser or to store information or settings in your browser. By setting up your browser, you can learn about the options for being informed about the receipt of certain types of cookies and how to restrict or disable certain cookies. However, please note that without cookies you may not be able to use all the functions of our website. When you browse the website, your IP address is recorded, how long you stay on the page, and which page you come from. We consider the use of Cookies to measure website traffic and customize the display of websites as a legitimate interest of the administrator.

You can disable the use of cookies in your browser. In connection with the receipt of data through Cookies, our web servers may record certain details, such as the type of your operating system, browser type, domain and other system settings, as well as the language used by your system, the state and time zone in which your device is located. Embedded web links may also record information such as the address of the website from which you were redirected to our website and the IP address of the device you use to connect to the Internet. To control which web servers collect this data, we may place tags on our websites, which are referred to as so-called web beacons. These are computer instructions that link websites to specific web servers and their Cookies. Third party web analytics servicesWe may use third party web analytics services such as Google Analytics on this site. In order to find out how visitors use our website, the providers of these services use various technologies, such as cookies, embedded web links and web beacons. The data collected by these means (including the IP address) is made available to the providers of these services, who further use them to evaluate the use of this website.

To choose your settings regarding the collection and processing of information on this website:
• to ban Google Analytics cookies and other third-party cookies provided by website analysis providers, some browsers notify you that a cookie has been sent to you and allow you to reject these files in each individual case.

Targeted advertising
We may also use the services of third-party advertising networks that collect IP addresses and other information through cookies, embedded web links and web beacons on our websites, e-mails, third-party websites and e-mails, and in our advertisements placed on third party websites. These third parties use this information to provide advertising for goods and services “tailored” to your interests (including companies not affiliated with us). You can see these ads on our and other websites. This process helps us guide and monitor the effectiveness of our marketing efforts. To learn more about these and other ad networks and how to opt out, click here.

We may use the data collected by automated means on our website to provide you with personalized site content, as well as for market research, data analysis and system administrative purposes, such as whether you have previously visited the website or are this website for the first time. We may also use the information for other purposes that we expressly disclose at the time it is collected.

7. Please note that under the Personal Data Protection Act you have the right to:
– request information from us about your Personal Data,
– request clarification from us regarding the processing of Personal Data,
– request access to this data from us and have it updated or corrected,
– request the deletion of this personal data from us – however, this deletion will result in the termination of the negotiations,
– in case of doubts about compliance with the obligations related to the processing of Personal Data, contact us or the Office for Personal Data Protection.