Unfortunately, these explanations sound very technical, but we have tried to make the most important things as simple and clear as possible.
Automatic Data Storage
When you visit websites today, certain information is automatically created and stored, including on this website.
If you visit our website, our web server (computer on which this website is stored) automatically saves data such as
- the address (URL) of the website you are visiting
- Browser and browser version
- the operating system used
- the address (URL) of the previously visited page (Referrer URL)
- the host name and IP address of the device from which it is accessed
- Date and Time
in files (web server log files).
Usually web server log files are saved for two weeks and then deleted automatically. We do not disclose this information, but we cannot rule out that it will be checked in the event of unlawful behavior.
The legal basis, according to Article 6 paragraph 1 f GDPR (lawfulness of processing), is that there is legitimate interest in enabling the error-free operation of this website by capturing web server log files.
Storage of Personal Data
Personal data that you submit to us electronically on this website, such as name, e-mail address, address or other personal information in the course of submitting a form or comments in the blog, will be used by us together with the time and IP address only for the purpose specified, kept safe and not disclosed to third parties.
We only use your personal data for communication with visitors who expressly request contact and for the processing of the services and products offered on this website. We will not disclose your personal information without consent, but we cannot rule out that it will be seen in the event of unlawful behavior.
If you send us personal data by e-mail – outside of this website – we cannot guarantee secure transmission and protection of your data. We recommend that you never send confidential information via email.
The legal basis under Article 6 (1a) of the GDPR (lawfulness of processing) is that you give us consent to the processing of the data you enter. You can revoke this consent at any time – an informal e-mail is sufficient, you will find our contact details in the imprint.
Legal Rights According to the General Data Protection Regulation
According to the GDPR and the Austrian Data Protection Act (DSG) you have the following rights:
- Right of correction (Article 16 GDPR)
- Right of deletion (“Right to be forgotten”) (Article 17 GDPR)
- Right to limit processing (Article 18 GDPR)
- Right of notification – Obligation to notify in connection with the correction or deletion of personal data or the restriction of processing (Article 19 GDPR)
- Right to data portability (Article 20 GDPR)
- Right of objection (Article 21 GDPR)
- Right not to be subjected to a decision based solely on automated processing – including profiling – (Article 22 GDPR)
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 which in Austria is the data protection authority whose website you can find at https://www.dsb.gv.at/.
We send out newsletters with MailChimp and use on this website features of the newsletter service MailChimp of The Rocket Science Group, LLC, 675 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE, Suite 5000, Atlanta, GA 30308 USA to record newsletter subscriptions.
General Information About MailChimp
When you sign up for our newsletter on our website, the data entered will be stored by MailChimp.
Deletion of Your Data
You can withdraw your consent to receive our newsletter at any time within the received e-mail by clicking on the link at the bottom. If you have unsubscribed by clicking on the unsubscribe link, your data will be deleted at MailChimp.
When you receive a newsletter via MailChimp, information such as IP address, browser type and e-mail program are stored to give us information about the performance of our newsletter. MailChimp can use the images embedded in the HTML emails called Web Beacons (see https://kb.mailchimp.com/reports/about-open-tracking for details) to see if the email has arrived, whether it was opened and if links were clicked. All this information is stored on the servers of MailChimp, not on this website.
We use Google Fonts from Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA) on our website. Google Fonts are used without authentication and no cookies are sent to the Google Fonts API. If you have an account with Google, none of your Google Account information will be transmitted to Google while using Google Fonts. Google only records the use of CSS and the fonts used and stores this data securely. More about these and other questions can be found at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq?tid=221077080.
Which data Google collects and what this data is used for can be found at https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/.
We use Google Analytics from Google LLC (1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA) to statistically analyze visitor data. Google Analytics uses targeted cookies.
Cookies of Google Analytics
- Expiration time: 2 years
- Application: Differentiation of website visitors
- Example value: GA1.2.1326744211.152221077080
- Expiration time: 24 hours
- Application: Differentiation of website visitors
- Example value: GA1.2.1687193234.152221077080
- Expiration time: 1 minute
- Application: Used to reduce the request rate. If Google Analytics is provided through Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_ <property-id>.
- Example value: 1
Our concern in the sense of the GDPR is the improvement of our offer and our web appearance. Since the privacy of our users is important to us, the user data is pseudonymized. The data processing takes place on the basis of the legal regulations of the § 96 para. 3 Telecommunications Act as well as article 6 EU-GDPR para 1 a) (consent) and / or f (legitimate interest) of the GDPR.
Deactivation of Data Collection by Google Analytics
You may prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
Google Analytics Addendum to Data Processing
We have entered into a direct customer agreement with Google for the use of Google Analytics by accepting the “Data Processing Supplement” in Google Analytics.
More about the data processing add-on for Google Analytics can be found here: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/3379636?hl=de&utm_id=ad
We integrate elements of social media services on our website to display pictures, videos and texts.
By visiting pages representing these elements, data is transferred from your browser to the respective social media service and stored there. We do not have access to this data.
The following links lead you to the pages of the respective social media services where it is explained how they deal with your data:
We use functions of Facebook, a social media network of FIrma Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbor, Dublin 2 Ireland.
What features (social plug-ins) Facebook provides, you can read on https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
By visiting our website information can be transmitted to Facebook. If you have a Facebook account, Facebook can associate that information with your personal account. If you do not want that, please log out of Facebook.
We use YouTube’s YouTube video service, YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
By accessing pages of our website that have integrated YouTube videos, data is transmitted to YouTube, stored and evaluated.
If you have a YouTube account and you’re signed in, that information will be associated with your personal account and the data stored in it.
To see what data Google collects and what this data is used for, visit https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/.
We use features on this site from Twitter, a Twitter International Company social network, One Cumberland Place, Fenian Street, Dublin 2 D02 AX07, Ireland.
This also allows personal data to be transmitted to Twitter. We do not monitor this data exchange and do not store anything about it.
If you have an account on Twitter, you can change your privacy settings in Account Settings at https://twitter.com/settings/account.
We use features of the social media Instagram network of Instagram LLC, 1601 Willow Rd, Menlo Park CA 94025, USA.
We can display images and videos with the embed features of Instagram content.
By calling up pages that use such functions, data (IP address, browser data, date, time, cookies) are transmitted to Instagram, stored and evaluated.
If you have an Instagram account and you’re signed in, it will be associated with your personal account and the data stored in it.
We use Social Media Network features on LinkedIn, LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
By calling up pages that use such functions, data (IP address, browser data, date and time, cookies) are transmitted to LinkedIn, stored and evaluated.
If you have a LinkedIn account and you are logged in, this information will be associated with your personal account and the data stored in it.
On our website we use functions of the social media network XING of the company XING SE, Dammtorstraße 30, 20354 Hamburg, Germany.
By calling up pages that use such functions, data (IP address, browser data, date and time, cookies) are transmitted to XING, stored and evaluated.
If you have an XING account and are logged in, this information will be associated with your personal account and the data stored therein.
We are an affiliate of the Amazon Affiliate Program which enables the placement of Amazon advertisements and affiliate links on websites. This placement of Amazon advertising will result in the reimbursement of advertising costs.
Responsible for the purposes of data protection laws are Amazon Europe Core S.à.r.l., Amazon EU S.à.r.l, Amazon Services Europe S.à.r.l. and Amazon Media EU S.à.r.l., all four located 5, Rue Plaetis, L-2338 Luxembourg and Amazon Instant Video Germany GmbH, Domagkstr. 28, 80807 Munich. The data processor will be Amazon Deutschland Services GmbH, Marcel-Breuer-Str. 12, 80807 Munich, active.