Privacy Policy

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TRUSTe online privacy certification

This privacy statement describes how we, Hexagon AB, collect and use the personal information through our Web site: www.hexagon.com and investors.hexagon.com. It also describes the choices available to you regarding our use of your personal information and how you can access and update this information.

Hexagon AB has been awarded TRUSTe's Privacy Seal signifying that this privacy policy and practices have been reviewed by TRUSTe for compliance with TRUSTe's program requirements including transparency, accountability and choice regarding the collection and use of your personal information. The TRUSTe program covers information collected through this Web site, www.hexagon.com and http://investors.hexagon.com. TRUSTe's mission, as an independent third party, is to accelerate online trust among consumers and organizations globally through its leading privacy trustmark and innovative trust solutions. If you have questions or complaints regarding our privacy policy or practices, please contact us at privacy@hexagon.com .  If you are not satisfied with our response you can contact TRUSTe here.

Collection and Use of Personal Information
We collect the personal information which you provide voluntarily to us through our Web site, e.g. when registering for one of our newsletters. This information may include in particular your contact information such as name, email address and mailing address. We use this information only to fulfill your requests, such as a subscription service, or to process your orders. In other respects this personal data will be used only in order to evaluate actions within sale and product development.

As is true of most Web sites, we automatically gather information about your computer such as your IP address, browser type, referring/exit pages, and operating system. We use this information to improve our Web site and marketing efforts and conduct research and analysis.

Information Sharing
We will share your personal information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement. We do not sell your personal information to third parties.

We may provide your personal information to companies that provide services to help us with the operation of our web site or other business activities such as shipping your order or offering customer service. These companies are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to us.

We may also disclose your personal information

  • to other Hexagon group companies
  • as required by law such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process
  • if Hexagon AB is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Web site of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information,
  • to any other third party with your prior consent to do so.

Information regarding cookies
When you view this website, or any other hyperlinked website, we may store some information on your local computer in the form of a "cookie", which allows us to adjust our website to better match your preferences. Cookies are also used to collect general usage and volume statistical information that does not include personal information.
A cookie is a small text file, which the website you are visiting saves on your local computer. Cookies are used by many websites to give visitors access to a range of various functions. The information contained in the cookie can be used to monitor a user's surfing behaviour.

There are two types of cookies: regular cookies and session cookies.

Regular Cookies save a file for an extended period on your computer and is used, for example, with functions which describe what information is new since you last visited the particular website. Sessions Cookies are stored temporarily in your computer's memory while your are visiting the website and surfing a page, and is used, for example, to determine what language you have chosen. Session Cookies are not stored in your computer for an extended period, but are deleted when you close your browser.
Hexagon uses both types of cookies for the following purposes: (i) to collect visitor statistics (ii) to enable the user to remain logged in to e.g. the subscription service on the website, (iii) to remember user preferences, e.g. language, font size, etc., (iiii) to remember user agent properties, e.g. screen resolution, connection speed, etc.

Third Party Cookies
The use of cookies by our partners, affiliates, tracking utility company, service providers is not covered by our privacy statement. We do not have access or control over these cookies.  Our partners, affiliates, tracking utility company, service providers use session ID cookies to make it easier for you to navigate our site etc. 

Behavioral Targeting/ Re-Targeting
We partner with a third party ad network to either display advertising on our Web site or to manage our advertising on other sites. Our ad network partner uses cookies and Web beacons to collect non-personally identifiable information about your activities on this and other Web sites to provide you targeted advertising based upon your interests. If you wish to not have this information used for the purpose of serving you targeted ads, you may opt-out by clicking here. Please note this does not opt you out of being served advertising. You will continue to receive generic ads.

Google AdSense
Google AdSense/Adwords- We use Google AdSense to publish ads on this site. When you view or click on an ad a cookie will be set to help better provide advertisements that may be of interest to you on this and other Web sites. You may opt-out of the use of this cookie by visiting Google’s Advertising and Privacy page: http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html

Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer to help analyze the use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) might be sent to a Google server in the U.S. and stored there. Under the authority of Hexagon, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for Hexagon and providing other website activity and internet related services for the Hexagon. In addition, Google may also transfer this information to third parties if required by law or if third parties process the information on Google's behalf. To see details on what Google Analytics collects and how it is used please refer to http://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html.

You may refuse the use of cookies by changing the settings on your browser, we would point out, however, that you can use in this case not all the features of this website. By using this site, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner described and for the aforementioned purpose. You can withdraw your consent to the data collection and storage at any time with effect for the future. You can use the “Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on” available at http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en, if available for your browser.

Web beacons
Our Web pages contain electronic images known as Web beacons (sometimes called single-pixel gifs) and are used along with cookies to compile aggregated statistics to analyze how our site is used and may be used in some of our emails to let us know which emails and links have been opened by recipients. This allows us to gauge the effectiveness of our customer communications and marketing campaigns.

Our third party partners also employ clear gifs (a.k.a. Web Beacons/Web Bugs), images, and scripts that help them better manage content on our site. We do not tie the information gathered to our Customers’ or Users’ personally identifiable information.

How to avoid cookies
You can set your browser to block cookies. The procedure for blocking cookies will depend on what browser you are using. Access 'Help' or the appropriate menu in your browser for instructions. You can also remove persistent cookies by following directions provided in your Internet browser’s “help” file. If you reject or remove cookies, you may still use our site, but your ability to use some areas of our site, such as contests or surveys, will be limited.

Newsletters
If you wish to subscribe to our newsletter(s), we will use your name and email address to send the newsletter to you.  Out of respect for your privacy, you may choose to stop receiving our newsletter or marketing emails by following the unsubscribe instructions included in these emails.

Updating/Accessing/Amending/Correcting Personally Identifiable Information
If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may update and/or delete inaccuracies by making the change on our Online Subscription Service page.

Customer Testimonials/Comments/Reviews
We post customer testimonials/comments/reviews on our web site which may contain personally identifiable information.  We do obtain the customer's consent via email prior to posting the testimonial to post their name along with their testimonial. To request removal of your personal information from Testimonials or comments please contact us at privacy@hexagon.com.

Links to Other Web Sites
Our Site includes links to other Web sites whose privacy practices may differ from Hexagon AB. If you submit personal information to any of those sites, your information is governed by their privacy statements. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy statement of any Web site you visit.

Social Media Widgets
Our Web site includes Social Media Features, such as the Facebook button and Widgets, such as the Share this button or interactive mini-programs that run on our site. These features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the Feature to function properly. Social Media Features and Widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Site. Your interactions with these Features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.

Security
The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Data Retention
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. If you wish to cancel your account   or request that we no longer use your information to provide you services contact us at privacy@hexagon.com.  We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements. 

User by minors
Registration may only be carried out by adults and persons who are authorized to do so for the company stated during registration.

Notification of Privacy Policy Changes
We may update this privacy policy to reflect changes to our information practices. If we make any material changes we will notify you by email (sent to the e-mail address specified in your account) or by means of a notice on this Site prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.

Hexagon AB (publ) 
Lilla Bantorget 15
Box 3692
103 59 Stockholm
Sweden

This privacy policy covers www.hexagon.com and www.investors.hexagon.com/en
This Privacy statement was last changed on 3 October 2013