Privacy Policy

Last Updated: May 10th, 2021
Effective: May 10th, 2021

Global Privacy Policy

Hint Europe B.V., Hint Americas Inc. and Hint Middle East/Asia (“Hint”, “we”, “us”), consider your privacy important. We care about our customers and know that your privacy is important to you. This Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) is our way of sharing how we collect your information (“Personal Data”), why we need it, and how we use it when you visit and use (“Website”, “service”). We will treat and secure your personal information with care and appropiate technology, and in compliance with applicable laws on data privacy protection and data security.
When processing your Personal Data, Hint will comply with applicable privacy regulations, including as of May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (“AVG”). To achieve this, Hint has adopted internal policies and measures to ensure that applicable legal requirements are met and that your Personal Data is processed with respect and care, using appropriate technology.

What Personal Data we collect

You may be asked to provide your Personal Data at any time that you have contact with Hint, such as when you download brochures, sign up or subscribe to our newsletters or other communications from us and visit our website. Hint needs this data to carry out its business activities and to fulfill its legal and contractual obligations.

When you visit the website, we may collect the following data:

  • Your IP address
  • Your name and contact details (such as your e-mail address, first and last name)
  • Other information such as interests and preferences
  • data profile regarding your online behavior on our website
  • Your communication and contact history with us (such as instant messages, chat or communications with our social media channels)

Why we collect your Personal Data

Hint needs the Personal Data to carry out its business activities and to fulfil its legal and contractual obligations, such as, for example:

  • The promotion (including direct marketing) of our products and services;
  • After-sales, maintenance and helpdesk;
  • Fraud prevention and other legal requirements imposed on us; and
    improvement of our website and other online services.

How we use information you give to us

Analytics, training and quality assurance.

Why we collect it

We may use information you provide to us to train our staff, improve our services and offerings, and perform other internal analytics and performance monitoring.

How we use information you give to us

Communication, marketing and advertising

Why we collect it

We may use information you provide to us to deliver and personalize our communications with you or for or other promotional activities.

Our Cookie Policy

We use cookies when you visit our Webite  to analyze traffic, optimize performance and content. Cookies are small text files that are stored by your Internet browser on your computer. While our cookies may change from time to time, we generally use the following types of cookies:

  • Functionality cookies, which allow you to navigate the website and use our features.
  • Analytics cookies, which allow us to measure, analyze and understand how customers use the Webite and to identify ways to improve its functionality. For example, we use Google Analytics to help us evaluate your use of the Website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage. To learn how Google Analytics collects and processes data, please visit: “How Google uses information from sites or apps that use our services” located at
  • Customer preference cookies, which help us remember your preferences (like your language or location) and make your experience more personalized to you. If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year. 

You can prevent the use of cookies by changing the settings in your web browser so that (i) it does not accept new cookies, (ii) it informs you about new cookies, or (iii) it deletes all already received cookies.

We also use web beacons to help us identify your computer and evaluate user behavior, such as reactions to promotions. Web beacons are small GIF files that can be embedded in other graphics, emails, or similar. To prevent web beacons on our site, you can use tools such as AdBlock Plus. To prevent web beacons in emails, please set your mail program so that no HTML is displayed in messages.

Links to other websites

Our website contains links that lead to other websites. If you click on these links Hint is not held responsible for your data and provacy protection. Visiting those websites is not governed by this privacy policy agreement. Make sure to read the privacy policy documentation of the webvsite you go to from our website.

Direct Marketing and Behavioral Advertising

We may directly send you marketing communications and materials by email and other channels to keep you informed of new products, promotions, and to provide other information we think may be of interest to you. You can stop receiving direct marketing messages from us at any time through your preferences here or by clicking any “unsubscribe” link in any marketing message you receive from us.

Please note that it may take up to 48 hours to process your request and update our systems. Please note that if you use more than one name or email address when communicating with Hint or using the Website, you may continue to receive communications from us to any name or email address not specified in your opt-out request.

Hint will not lease, sell or distribute your personal information to any third parties, unless we have your permission. We might do so if the law forces us. Your Personal Data will be used when we need to send you promotional materials if you agree to this Privacy Policy.

What rights you have over your Personal Data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Keep your Personal Data

The period during which Hint will use and store your Personal Data will depend on the type of Personal Data to be processed and will be communicated to you on a case-by-case basis. In no case will Personal Data be retained longer than is necessary to fulfill the stated purposes and the Personal Data will be deleted after that period, unless Hint is required by law to retain it for a longer period.

Our Security Measures

Hint is commited to securing your data and keeping it confidential. Hint has done all in its power to prevent data theft, unauthorized access, and disclosure by implementing the latest technologies and software, which help us safeguard all the information we collect online.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect new ways that we process your information. When we post modifications to this Privacy Policy, we will revise the “Last Updated” date at the top of this page. The modified Privacy Policy will be effective immediately upon posting on the Service. 

If we make significant changes that affect your information, we will provide you notice of such changes through the Webite. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.