The owner of this website is responsible for processing your personal information. Details on the company can be found in the imprint.
We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. Your personal data will be treated confidentially and in line with both the data protection laws as well as the provisions set out in this data protection declaration.
It is possible to use our website without submitting your personal data. If you are asked to give personal data (e.g. name, postal address or e-mail address), this is always – as far as possible – always on a voluntary basis.
Processing Partners, Recipients
We process your personal data with in cooperation with processing partners who support us in providing our services (e.g. web-hosting, e-mail newsletter distribution).
These processing partners are committed to handling your data in a strictly confidential way and may not use your personal data for any other purpose than providing our services.
Your personal data will only be passed on to service providers such as banks (if you receive money transfers), tax advisors (if you are part of our accounting), distributors (if you receive mail from us), etc.
Once you have filled in and sent a contact form your personal data provided will be processed by the person responsible in order to answer your enquiry based on the consent you have given by submitting the contact form.
There is no legal or contractual obligation to provide personal data. Choosing to not provide personal data simply means that your enquiry will not be sent to us and we will not be able to process it.
You have the right to withdraw your consent in written at any time form. This withdrawal of consent shall have no impact on the legality of data processing activity up to the point in time when consent was withdrawn.
Cookies make websites more user-friendly and efficient for users. A cookie is a small text file used to save information. When you visit a website, this website can place a cookie on your computer. If at a later point in time you visit the website again, the website can read the information saved in the cookie and find out, for example, whether you have visited the website before and which areas of the website you are particularly interested in.
More information on cookies is available on WIKIPEDIA.
Changing cookie settings
The web browser settings determine how the web browser deals with cookies and which cookies are or are not allowed. These settings can be changed. How and where these changes can be made depends on the web browser. Use the ‘Help’ function in your web browser to find out more about how to change your cookie settings.
Cookies on our website
Our website uses the following providers:
- Our website: To save your consent for cookies to be used.
- Google: To save user data connected to Google’s website statistics software Google Analytics. For more information visit Google Analytics.
- Facebook: To save user data connected to Facebook Pixel. For more information visit Facebook Developer and read the information on Facebook cookies.
Server Log Files
For the purposes of technical monitoring and increased security, this website processes the following personal data in a server log file. This processing is based on the principle of overwhelming interest of the person/company responsible (technical security measures).
- IP address
- site from which the file was accessed (“referrer URL”)
- name of the file date and time the file was accessed (“time stamp”) amount of data transferred access status (file transferred, file not found, etc.)
- type of web browser used, e.g. Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Apple Safari, Opera etc.)
These data are saved in personalised form only temporarily for a period of seven days. After that the log files are deleted.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). Google Analytics is based on the legal principle of overriding legitimate interest (analysis of website use). To this end we have concluded an agreement with Google on contracted data processing.
This website uses the function “Activation of IP anonymisation”. This means that within Member States of the European Union and countries of the European Economic Area your IP address will be shortened. Only in exceptional circumstances will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there
According to Google, this data is used to analyse the use of the website, produce reports on website activity and provide additional services connected to use of the website and the internet.
Google may also transfer this information to third parties if this is legally required or if the third party is tasked with processing the data on behalf of Google.
For detailed information on the use of data by Google Analytics please consult the data protection declaration of Google and Google Analytics.
Deactivating Google Analytics
It is possible to prevent our website from collecting your user data by activating the “Do Not Track” function in your web browser. Your web browser will then send a “Do Not Track” signal to all websites, including ours.
You can prevent all websites from collecting your user data by downloading the following extension and installing it on your computer: Download Browser Extension.
You can prevent only our website from collecting your user data via Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. This places an opt-out cookie on your computer, which prevents data being collected from you if you visit this website again. Deactivate Google Analytics.
Some pages of our website have buttons which allow users to share the content on social media platforms such as Facebook, Google Plus, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Tumblr, Twitter, XING and YouTube.
These buttons have been designed to protect personal data. The script (computer programme) behind the buttons does not collect or process any personal data. Detailed information on the function of these buttons is available from Heise Verlag, the company which publishes the IT journal c’t and is also responsible for developing the buttons.
Website visitors who wish to share our website can click on one of these buttons. They will be forwarded to the “share” page of the respective social media platform. Only there will the scripts be loaded which are needed in order to share the content of the website. This sharing of information is subject to the terms and conditions as well as the data protection provisions of the respective social media platform. For more information visit Facebook, Google Plus, Instagram, Linkedin, Pinterest, Tumblr, Twitter, XING und Youtube.
You have the right to know which personal data has been collected, to request that this data be corrected or deleted as well as to limit or object to the use of your personal data.
Provided the processing of your personal data is based on your consent or an agreement which has been concluded with you, you also have the right to request that this data be sent to you.
Furthermore, you have the right to withdraw any consent you have given for your data to be processed. This withdrawal of consent shall have no impact on the legality of data processing activity up to the point in time when consent was withdrawn.
You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data for the purposes of direct advertising. In this case your personal data will no longer be used for direct advertising.
In addition, you also have the right to submit a complaint to the Austrian Data Protection Authority (Austrian Data Protection Authority, Wickenburggasse 8, 1080 Vienna, Austria firstname.lastname@example.org).