Data Protection

The utmost concern of the Hape International AG is the protection of your privacy and your personal data while you are using our website. Thus, the following text explains how we are going to treat your personal data.

Collection, processing and usage of personal data

We collect and process - that is save, change, transfer, block or delete - and use your personal data under strict adherence of the respective regulations of data safety of that country, in which the data processing center has it´s seat, e. g. in Germany we adhere to the regulations of the German Data Protection Act.

We only collect that personal data, given by you voluntarily by completing one of our entry masks, by sending us an email or by any other inquiry sent to us, or when you have given your explicit consent to the collection of your personal data.

 While visiting our internet presence, our servers will automatically save data for strictly statistic and safety purposes. The data saved would be the name of your internet service provider, your IP-address, the website from which you visit our website and all other websites that you visit on our internet presence. The user may be identified due to this data. Individual-related processing or usage of this data does not take place, the data is used and processed anonymously. In case that you make personal data available to us, we will process, use and pass on this data only according to legal requirements or according to your explicit consent. We will also pass on the data in case of magisterial or legal command, by law or by ordinance.

Passing on data to third parties

As a basic principle, we do not pass on personal data to third parties unless you have consented to the passing on of data beforehand or unless we are obliged to pass on the data by law, ordinance or by magisterial or legal command. Should it be necessary to pass  on personal data to an external service provider in order to carry out certain services or to answer an inquiry, we make sure, by technical or organizational measures, that the legal regulations of data protection are adhered to. Hape International AG commits the external service provider to adhere to the respective legal regulations of data protection, to confidential treatment of the data and to the immediate deletion of personal data as soon as the data is no longer required. In case of violation of the aforementioned responsibilities by the external service provider, we do not accept responsibility.

Right of withdrawal and right of access to personal data

You have the right to withdraw your consent to the procession and usage of your personal data at any time by email to the email contact given in the imprint or by any other way of written notification to the addresses given in the imprint.

 You have the right to demand from us information about the personal data saved by us, and to demand the correction of this data in case of error or obsoleteness.

Personal data of children

We are greatly concerned to protect the privacy of children. Should you, as a parent, come to know that your children have given us their personal data, and should you wish that we delete this data, you can contact us via the addresses named in the imprint


When you visit this internet presence, we use so-called `cookies´, small data files which we transmit to your internet browser. The `cookies´ are used to navigate on the internet presence and to make the operability easy. Generally, the internet browser accepts the `cookies´ automatically and saves them on the hard drive of your computer. You can also set up your internet browser to the effect that you receive a notice when a `cookie´ is being installed or to the effect that the reception of `cookies´ is prevented. Should your internet browser not accept the installment of `cookies´, that can limit the operability of the internet presence. `Cookies´ do not safe personal data.

Storage of data

We store personal data only as long as it is necessary for the provision of the requested service or the response to an inquiry, unless we are required by law, ordinance or by magisterial or legal command to store the data for a longer period.


In order to protect your personal data, Hape International takes every necessary precaution and every appropriate technical and organizational safety measure to prevent manipulation, transformation, deletion, loss of data or to prevent access by third parties. The safety precautions are continuously subject to adjustments and updates.

Revision of data protection regulations

We reserve the explicit right to revise, amend, correct or partly or completely delete  these data protection regulations at any time, especially when new legal requirements or technical developments necessitate the appropriate adjustment of these data protection regulations.