This data protection declaration clarifies the type, scope and purpose of the processing of personal data (hereinafter referred to as „data“) within our online offer and the websites, functions and contents connected to it, as well as external online presences. (hereinafter collectively referred to as the „online offer“). With regard to the terms used, such as “processing” or “responsible person”, we refer to the definitions in Art. 4 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
– Inventory data (e.g., names, addresses).
– Contact details (e.g., email, telephone numbers).
– Content data (e.g., text input, photographs, videos).
– Usage data (e.g. websites visited, interest in content, access times).
– Meta / communication data (e.g., device information, IP addresses).
Visitors and users of the online offer (in the following we refer to the data subjects collectively as „users“).
– Providing the online offer, its functions and content.
– Answering contact inquiries and communicating with users.
– Safety measures.
„Personal data“ is all information that relates to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter „data subject“); A natural person is considered to be identifiable, if he or she can be identified directly or indirectly, in particular by assigning an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier (eg cookie) or one or more special features, expressing the physical, physiological, genetic, psychological, economic, cultural or social identity of this natural person.
„Processing“ is any process carried out with or without the help of automated processes or any such series of processes in connection with personal data. The term goes far and covers practically every handling of data.
The “person responsible” is the natural or legal person, authority, institution or other body that alone or together with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data.
In accordance with Art. 13 GDPR, we will inform you of the legal basis for our data processing. Unless the legal basis is mentioned in the data protection declaration, the following applies: The legal basis for obtaining consent is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a and Art. 7 GDPR, the legal basis for processing for the performance of our services and implementation of contractual measures as well as answering inquiries is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR, the legal basis for processing to fulfill our legal obligations is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. c GDPR, and the legal basis for processing to protect our legitimate interests is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. In the case, Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. d GDPR serves as the legal basis.
If we disclose data to other people and companies (processors or third parties) as part of our processing, transmit them to them or otherwise grant them access to the data, this will only be done on the basis of legal permission (e.g. if the data is transmitted to third parties, as to payment service providers, in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 b GDPR for the fulfillment of the contract), you have consented, a legal obligation provides for this or based on our legitimate interests (e.g. when using agents, web hosts, etc.).
If we commission third parties to process data on the basis of a so-called “order processing contract”, this is done on the basis of Art. 28 GDPR.
If we process data in a third country (i.e. outside the European Union (EU) or the European Economic Area (EEA)) or if this takes place within the scope of the use of third-party services or disclosure or transmission of data to third parties, this will only take place if it happens to fulfill our (pre) contractual obligations, based on your consent, a legal obligation or on the basis of our legitimate interests. Subject to legal or contractual permissions, we process or have the data processed in a third country only if the special requirements of Art. 44 ff. GDPR are met. This means that the processing takes place, for example, on the basis of special guarantees, such as the officially recognized determination of a data protection level corresponding to the EU (e.g.
ou have the right to request confirmation as to whether the data in question are being processed and for information about this data and for further information and a copy of the data in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR.
You have accordingly. Art. 16 GDPR the right to request the completion of the data concerning you or the correction of the incorrect data concerning you.
In accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, you have the right to request that the data in question be deleted immediately, or alternatively, in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR, to request that the processing of the data be restricted.
You have the right to request that the data relating to you, which you have provided to us, be received in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR and to request their transmission to other responsible parties.
You have also gem. Art. 77 GDPR the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.
You have the right to give consent in accordance with Revoke Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR with effect for the future
You can object to the future processing of your data in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR at any time. The objection can in particular be made against processing for direct marketing purposes.
„Cookies“ are small files that are stored on users‘ computers. Different information can be stored within the cookies. A cookie is primarily used to store information about a user (or the device on which the cookie is stored) during or after their visit within an online offer. Temporary cookies, or “session cookies” or “transient cookies”, are cookies that are deleted after a user leaves an online offer and closes his browser. Such a cookie can be used to store the contents of a shopping cart in an online shop or a login status. Cookies are referred to as „permanent“ or „persistent“ and remain stored even after the browser is closed. For example, the login status can be saved, if users visit them after several days. Such a cookie can also be used to store the interests of users who are used for range measurement or marketing purposes. A “third-party cookie” refers to cookies that are offered by providers other than the person responsible for operating the online offering (otherwise, if they are only their cookies, we speak of “first-party cookies”).
We can use temporary and permanent cookies and clarify this in the context of our data protection declaration.
If users do not want cookies to be stored on their computer, they are asked to deactivate the corresponding option in the system settings of their browser. Saved cookies can be deleted in the system settings of the browser. The exclusion of cookies can lead to functional restrictions of this online offer.
The data processed by us is deleted in accordance with Art. 17 and 18 GDPR or its processing is restricted. Unless expressly stated in this data protection declaration, the data stored by us will be deleted as soon as it is no longer required for its intended purpose and there are no legal retention obligations to prevent deletion. If the data is not deleted because it is required for other and legally permissible purposes, its processing will be restricted. This means that the data is blocked and not processed for other purposes. This applies, for example, to data that must be kept for commercial or tax reasons.
According to legal requirements in Germany, storage is carried out, in particular, for 6 years in accordance with Section 257 (1) HGB (trading books, inventories, opening balance sheets, annual accounts, commercial letters, booking receipts, etc.) and for 10 years in accordance with Section 147 (1) AO (books, records , Management reports, booking vouchers, commercial and business letters, documents relevant for taxation, etc.).
According to legal requirements in Austria, storage is carried out for 7 years in particular in accordance with Section 132 (1) BAO (accounting documents, receipts / invoices, accounts, receipts, business papers, statement of income and expenses, etc.) for 22 years in connection with land and for 10 years for documents in connection with electronically provided services, telecommunication, radio and television services, which are provided to non-entrepreneurs in EU member states and for which the Mini-One-Stop-Shop (MOSS) is used.
The hosting services used by us serve to provide the following services: infrastructure and platform services, computing capacity, storage space and database services, security services and technical maintenance services that we use for the purpose of operating this online offer.
We, or our hosting provider, process inventory data, contact data, content data, contract data, usage data, meta and communication data from customers, interested parties and visitors to this online offer based on our legitimate interests in the efficient and secure provision of this online offer in accordance with. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR in conjunction with Art. 28 GDPR (conclusion of an order processing contract).
We, or our hosting provider, based on our legitimate interests within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f. GDPR data about every access to the server on which this service is located (so-called server log files). The access data include the name of the website accessed, file, date and time of access, amount of data transferred, notification of successful access, browser type and version, the user’s operating system, referrer URL (the previously visited page), IP address and the requesting provider .
For security reasons (e.g. to investigate misuse or fraud), log file information is stored for a maximum of 7 days and then deleted. Data whose further storage is required for evidence purposes are excluded from deletion until the respective incident has been finally clarified.
We process data in the context of administrative tasks as well as the organization of our company, financial accounting and compliance with legal obligations, such as archiving. We process the same data that we process as part of the provision of our contractual services. The processing bases are Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. c. GDPR, Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f. GDPR. Customers, interested parties, business partners and website visitors are affected by the processing. The purpose and our interest in processing lies in administration, financial accounting, office organization, archiving of data, i.e. tasks that serve to maintain our business activities, perform our tasks and provide our services.
We disclose or transmit data to financial management, consultants such as tax advisors or auditors, as well as other fee agencies and payment service providers.
Furthermore, based on our business interests, we store information about suppliers, organizers and other business partners, e.g. for the purpose of contacting you later. We generally store this mostly company-related data permanently.
Optionally, users can create a user account. As part of the registration, the required mandatory information is communicated to the users. The data entered during registration will be used for the purpose of using the offer. Users can be informed by email about offer or registration-related information, such as changes in the scope of the offer or technical circumstances. If users have terminated their user account, their data with regard to the user account will be deleted, subject to their retention for commercial or tax law reasons in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. c GDPR necessary. It is the responsibility of the users to back up their data if the termination is successful before the end of the contract. We are entitled
As part of the use of our registration and registration functions as well as the use of the user account, we save the IP address and the time of the respective user action. The storage takes place on the basis of our legitimate interests, as well as the user’s protection against misuse and other unauthorized use. This data is not passed on to third parties, unless it is necessary to pursue our claims or there is a legal obligation to do so in accordance with. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c GDPR. The IP addresses will be anonymized or deleted after 7 days at the latest.
When contacting us (e.g. via contact form, e-mail, telephone or via social media), the information provided by the user for processing the contact request and processing it in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) GDPR processed. The information provided by users can be stored in a customer relationship management system (“CRM system”) or a comparable request organization.
We delete the requests if they are no longer necessary. We check the necessity every two years; The statutory archiving obligations also apply.
Integration of services and content from third parties
We use content or service offers from third-party providers within our online offer based on our legitimate interests (ie interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our online offer within the meaning of Article 6 (1) lit. Integrate services such as videos or fonts (hereinafter referred to as “content”).
This always presupposes that the third-party providers of this content perceive the IP address of the user, since without the IP address they could not send the content to their browser. The IP address is therefore required to display this content. We strive to only use content whose respective providers only use the IP address to deliver the content. Third-party providers can also use so-called pixel tags (invisible graphics, also known as „web beacons“) for statistical or marketing purposes. The „pixel tags“ can be used to evaluate information such as visitor traffic on the pages of this website. The pseudonymous information can also be stored in cookies on the user’s device and, among other things, technical information about the browser and operating system,
We integrate the function for detecting bots, e.g. when entering online forms (“ReCaptcha”) from the provider Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Data protection declaration: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/ , opt-out: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated .