Privacy policy


General Information

The protection of your personal data is of particular concern to us. We therefore process your data exclusively on the basis of the legal regulations (DSGVO, TKG). In this data protection declaration we inform you about the most important aspects of data processing on our website. We want you to know when we collect which data and for what purpose and on what legal basis we use the data. In the course of the further development of our website and the implementation of new technologies, changes to this data protection declaration may also become necessary. We therefore recommend that you re-read this data protection statement from time to time.

Establishing Contact

You can visit our website without providing any personal information. We only store access data without personal reference such as the name of your Internet service provider, the page from which you are visiting us or the name of the requested file. These data are evaluated exclusively for the improvement of our offer and do not allow any conclusion on your person.

If you contact us by form on the website or by e-mail, the information you provide will be used in accordance with art. 6 par. 1 lit. b DSGVO, for the purpose of processing the inquiry and in the event of follow-up questions and pre-contractual measures. We will not pass on this data without your consent.

Data Storage

For the purpose of contract processing, we store the following data in compliance with the relevant data protection provisions: first name, surname, position, e-mail, telephone number. The data provided by you is necessary for the fulfilment of the contract or for the implementation of pre-contractual measures. Without these data we cannot conclude the contract with you. Data will not be transmitted to third parties.

After a purchase process has been cancelled, the data will be stored with us for another six months in the event of follow-up questions and then deleted. In the case of a contract conclusion all data from the contractual relationship are stored up to the expiration of the fiscal retention period (7 years).

The data is stored and processed on the basis of the legal provisions of § 96 (3) TKG and Art 6 (1) lit a (consent) and/or lit b (necessary for contract fulfilment) of the DSGVO.

Safety Precautions

We protect this personal data through technical and organizational measures in a secure area to prevent loss, theft, misuse, unauthorized access and unauthorized disclosure, alteration and destruction. We thus ensure that the provisions of the Data Protection Act are observed.

Web-Analysis & Cookies

Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (Google). Google Analytics uses so-called cookies (text files) which are stored on your computer and which enable an analysis of your use of the website. They’re not doing any damage.

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. 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. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if this is required by law or if third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Google will not associate your IP address with other data of Google Inc. under any circumstances.

Google is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement and thus offers a guarantee to comply with European data protection law (

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. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Data processing is carried out on the basis of the legal provisions of § 96 Paragraph 3 TKG and Art 6 Paragraph 1 lit a (consent) and/or f (legitimate interest) of the DSGVO. Our concern in the sense of the DSGVO (legitimate interest) is the improvement of our offer and our website.

Your Rights

In general, you have the rights to information, correction, deletion, restriction, data transferability, revocation and objection. If you believe that the processing of your data violates data protection law or your data protection claims have otherwise been violated in any way, you can complain to the supervisory authority. In Austria, this is the data protection authority.

Contact Details

Questions regarding this privacy statement or the information practices of the HICO website should be addressed to or to the following postal address:

TechLab, Thomas A. Edison Strasse 2
7000 Eisenstadt

Phone: +43 (0) 2682 93085-0