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We process data provided to us by various individuals through their own submissions, such as in the context of an email inquiry, to initiate and conclude a contract or business relationship. Additionally, we process data from individuals who participate in events or attend training sessions.
2.1 Data subjects
We process the following data from individuals:
From prospects, we process company information, the name of the contact person, professional contact details, and address data.
From customers, we process company information, titles and names of contact persons, professional address data, contact details, bank details, contract information including creditworthiness data.
From suppliers and business partners, we process company information, titles and names of contact persons, professional address data, contact details, bank details, contract information.
2.2. Data disclosure
We only disclose personal data to third parties when it is necessary for the purpose of contract processing and fulfilment or as required by legal regulations.
2.3. Data Retention/Deletion
We delete data when it is no longer necessary for storage, or when legal obligations, such as tax retention requirements, have expired. If the basis for processing is consent, we restrict processing or delete data upon withdrawal of consent, unless legal regulations prevent this.
2.4. Contact via Email
When you contact us by email, the data you provide will be stored by us based on your consent in order to respond to your inquiries. The data collected in this context will be deleted when processing is no longer required or will be restricted if there are legal retention obligations.
2.5. Legal Basis
The legal basis for data processing is as follows:
If you have requested us to contact you via our web form or have sent us a message, we will store the data necessary for the contact. This includes your first and last name, email address, phone number, and any data you provide to us in the contact form. We will delete the data as soon as storage is no longer required or you object to the processing. Legal basis: Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR.
You have the option to subscribe to our newsletter. For this, we require your email address. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time. After unsubscribing, we will no longer use your data for newsletter distribution, provided that we have no existing business relationship with you and are not subject to legal retention obligations. Your data will be deleted after unsubscribing from the newsletter. Legal basis: Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR.
If you submit your application documents to us, we process the personal data contained therein, as well as your resume and certificates, for the purpose of personnel selection and job filling. In the event of rejection, we will delete your documents 7 months after sending the rejection to you. Legal basis: Art. 6(1)(b) GDPR. If you consent to being kept on record for contact at a later time, we will approach you with a separate request for consent. If you explicitly grant us this consent, we will store your consent. If there is no further job opportunity with us within one year, we will delete all your applicant data one year after receiving your consent. Legal basis: Art 6(1)(a) GDPR.
4.1. Informational use of the website
When you visit our website for informational purposes, we only collect the personal data that your browser sends to our server. When you view our website, we collect only the data that is technically necessary for displaying the website and ensuring its stability and security. This data includes:
Legal basis: Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR
In addition to the data mentioned above, we store cookies on your computer when you use our website. Cookies are small text files stored on your hard drive, associated with the browser you use. Cookies allow certain information to flow to the entity that sets the cookie (in this case, us). Cookies cannot execute programs or transmit viruses to your computer.
Cookies can recognize you when you visit the website, so you don’t have to re-enter data you’ve already provided. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies.
By using our websites, you consent to the use of these cookies if your browser settings accept cookies.
4.2.1. Transient Cookies
Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser. These include session cookies that store a session ID, which can be used to assign various requests from your browser to the same session. This allows your computer to be recognized when you return to our website. Session cookies are deleted when you log out or close your browser.
4.2.2. Persistent Cookies
Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified duration, which can vary depending on the cookie. You can delete cookies at any time through your browser’s security settings.
4.2.3. Third party cookies
These cookies come from providers other than the operator of the website. They may be used, for example, to collect information for advertising, customized content, and web statistics.
Most browsers are set to accept all cookies by default. You can configure your browser to notify you when cookies are being set and allow cookies on a case-by-case basis, block cookies for specific cases or in general, and automatically delete cookies when the browser is closed. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of our website.
You can remove cookies stored on your PC at any time by deleting temporary internet files.
Legal basis: Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR (for technical cookies), Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR (for all other cookies)
4.2.5. Data Processing in the USA
The GDPR requires suitable safeguards under Art. 46 GDPR for data transfers to third countries or international organizations. Such safeguards are not in place for the USA.
Possible risks that cannot be excluded for you as the data subject in connection with the above information are:
By consenting to the processing of (advertising and marketing) cookies, you explicitly consent to data transfers to the USA. You can remove cookies stored on your PC at any time by deleting temporary internet files.
Legal basis: Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR
To log in to the website, you can also use your Facebook profile through Facebook Connect from the social network Facebook (Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland).
By clicking on the designated button, a pop-up window in the design of the Facebook login screen will appear. Here, you enter your Facebook login details, agree to the data transfer, and are subsequently logged in to our website. If you are already logged in to Facebook, you don’t need to perform a separate registration on our website. The connection between Facebook and our website is established automatically. However, you must still provide consent for access to certain data on Facebook.
We have entered into an agreement with Facebook Ireland; nevertheless, it is possible that Facebook Ireland may transfer personal data to Facebook USA.
The use of this service may involve the transfer of personal data to the USA or may not exclude such a transfer. For more details, refer to section 4.3 of this statement.
For additional information, please consult Facebook’s data policy at https://www.facebook.com/policy.php.
Specific information regarding Facebook Pixels can be found a
Legal Basis: Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR.
We have entered into a contract with Google Ireland Limited (“Google”), a company registered and operating under Irish law (registration number: 368047), located at Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland. Nevertheless, it is possible that data from Europe may be transmitted to the USA, over which we, as a company, have no influence.
The use of this service involves the transmission of personal data to the USA or the possibility thereof. More details can be found in section 4.3 of this statement.
Legal Basis: Art 6(1)(a) GDPR
6.1. Google Analytics
This website uses the “IP anonymization” function (i.e., Google Analytics has been extended with the code “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure the anonymous collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking). Your IP address will be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area before. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address will be transmitted to a Google server in the United States and shortened there.
According to Google, they will use the information obtained to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports on website activity, and provide other services related to website usage and internet usage to us. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data from Google. However, Google may transfer this information to third parties if required by law or if third parties process this data on behalf of Google. You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly. However, we would like to point out that in this case, you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and Google from processing this data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.
6.2. Google Analytics conversion tracking (Google Ads)
6.3. Google Fonts
6.4. Google APIs/AJAX and jQuery
6.5. Google+ Button
We have integrated the Google Plus +1 button on our website. When you visit our website, your browser establishes a connection to Google’s server. If you do not click on the button, Google states that no personal data is processed. Personal data is processed only if you are logged into your Google Plus account. If you wish to prevent data processing by Google Plus, you can log out of Google Plus before visiting our website.
6.6. Google Gstatic
Gstatic is a domain used by Google to load static content into a different domain name to reduce bandwidth usage and increase network performance for the end user.
6.7. Google Maps
On this website, we use the services of Google Maps. This allows us to display interactive maps directly on the website and enables you to comfortably use the map function. By visiting the website, Google receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding subpage of our website. In addition, the data mentioned under the “Informational Use of the Website” section will be transmitted. This occurs regardless of whether Google provides a user account through which you are logged in or whether no user account exists. If you are logged in to Google, your data will be directly associated with your account. If you do not want this association with your profile on Google, you must log out before activating the button. Google stores your data as usage profiles and uses them for the purposes of advertising, market research, and/or the design of its website to meet users’ needs. Such an evaluation is carried out in particular (even for users who are not logged in) to provide appropriate advertising and to inform other social network users about your activities on our website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles. To exercise this right, you must contact Google.
For more information on the purpose and scope of data collection and its processing by the plug-in provider, please refer to the provider’s privacy policies. There, you will also find further information on your rights in this regard and setting options to protect your privacy: Google Privacy.
6.8. Google Remarketing
6.9. Google Tag Manager
For more information, please visit Google Tag Manager FAQ.
Legal Basis: Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR
On our website, we use features of the social media network Instagram provided by Instagram LLC, 1601 Willow Rd, Menlo Park CA 94025, USA.
The use of this service involves the transmission of personal data to the USA, or the possibility thereof, as detailed in section 4.3 of this statement.
With the functions for embedding Instagram content (Embed function), we can display images and videos. When you access pages that use such functions, data (IP address, browser data, date, time, cookies) is transmitted to Instagram, stored, and evaluated. If you are logged into your Instagram account while browsing our website, this data will be associated with your personal account. You can find Instagram’s privacy policies, including information on what data Instagram collects and how they use it, at Instagram Data Policy.
Legal Basis: Art 6(1)(a) GDPR
On our website, we use social plugins from the social network Pinterest, operated by Pinterest Inc., 808 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA (“Pinterest”). In the European region, Pinterest Europe Ltd., Palmerston House, 2nd Floor, Fenian Street, Dublin 2, Ireland, is responsible.
By using this service, there is a transfer of personal data to the USA, and such transfer cannot be excluded. For more details, please refer to section 4.3 of this statement.
When you visit a page that contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to Pinterest’s servers. The plugin sends log data to Pinterest’s server, which may include your IP address, the addresses of visited websites that also include Pinterest features, the type and settings of your browser, the date and time of the request, your use of Pinterest, and cookies.
Legal basis: Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR
In order to optimize this website for system performance, user-friendliness, and the provision of useful information about our services, the website provider automatically collects and stores information in server log files that your browser automatically transmits to us. This includes the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the requesting computer (including mobile devices), browser and language settings, operating system, referrer URL, your internet service provider, and date/time.
These data are not merged with personal data sources. We reserve the right to subsequently check these data if we become aware of specific indications of unlawful use, and in the event of a cyberattack, to provide the data to law enforcement authorities. There will be no further disclosure to third parties.
Legal basis: Art. 6(1)(f) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
You have the following rights concerning your personal data:
Please address your inquiries and concerns via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact us using the provided contact information.
If you believe that we have violated Austrian or European data protection laws in the processing of your data, and as a result, your rights have been infringed, we kindly ask you to get in touch with us to clarify any questions.
Furthermore, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority, which is the Austrian Data Protection Authority:
Austrian Data Protection Authority Barichgasse 40 – 42 1030 Vienna Phone: +43 1 52 152-0 Email: email@example.com