Privacy Policy

Our site uses cookies from Google Analytics, Google Remarketing, AddThis and Cloudflare CDN. This notice is also based on the EU Data Protection Directive E-Privacy Directive Directive 2009/136 / EC. In Austria, the Directive was transposed into Section 96 (3) Telecommunications Act (TKG) and the Data Protection Adaptation Act 2018.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small files that make it possible to store specific device-related information on users’ access devices (PCs, smartphones, etc.). They serve for the user-friendliness of web pages and thus the users (for example storage of login data). On the other hand, they serve to record the statistical data of the website usage and to be able to analyze it for the purpose of improving the offer. Users can influence the use of cookies. Most browsers have an option to restrict or completely prevent the storage of cookies. However, it is pointed out that the use and especially the comfort of use are limited without cookies.

You can manage many corporate online advertising cookies through the US-American website http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or the EU-site http://www.youronlinechoices.com/at/praferenzmanagement/.

How are cookies used?

Our pages use session cookies to store, for example, your chosen language and your display settings (such as contrast and font size). These cookies are removed from your computer when you close your browser.

We also use a limited number of persistent cookies. These remain stored on your computer until you delete them or until they expire after one year.

They contain the following information:

  • Condition (collapsed or unfolded) of some menus and widgets
  • Selected tab in the widgets
  • Information that enables us to do a web analysis (which pages you visited, how long you were on each page, how you found our portal, etc.)

Although accepting cookies is not essential to using the portal’s main features, it makes browsing more enjoyable. You can, however, delete or block these cookies.

The cookie information is not intended to identify you personally and the information collected about your browsing behavior on our portal will not be disclosed. The cookies are not used for purposes other than those mentioned here.

How to control Cookies

You can control and / or delete cookies at will. You can delete all cookies stored on your computer and set most browsers to block cookies. In the latter case, however, you may need to manually make some settings each time you visit a page and accept the impact of some features.

Access data/Server-Logfiles

When accessing our website, logs are automatically created by the web server. Access data includes:

Name of the retrieved web page, file, date and time of retrieval, amount of data transferred, notification of successful retrieval, browser type and version, the user’s operating system, referrer URL (the previously visited page), IP address and the requesting provider.

We use the log data solely for the purpose of operation, security and technical optimization of the web server. These data can not be assigned to specific persons. A merge of this data with other data sources will not be done. We reserve the right to check this data retrospectively, if we become aware of specific indications for illegal use.

IP-Anonymization

We use the function “activation of IP anonymization” on this website. As a result, your IP address will be truncated by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

Privacy Policy for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics. Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is anonymously transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

For more information on how to handle user data on Google Analytics, please refer to the Google Privacy Policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en

 

Browser Plugin

You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest extent possible. In addition, you may prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your anonymized IP address) and the processing of this data by Google using the browser plug-in available at the following link Download and install: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Privacy Policy for the use of Google Maps

This site uses the mapping service Google Maps via an API. Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. To use the features of Google Maps, it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is usually transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the United States. The provider of this site has no influence on this data transfer.

For more information on how to handle user data, please refer to Google’s Privacy Policy: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

 

Use of Google Remarketing

This website uses the remarketing feature of Google Inc. (“Google”). This feature is designed to show interest-based ads to visitors to the site through the Google Network. The website visitor’s browser stores so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and that allow visitors to recognize them when they visit websites that belong to the Google advertising network. On these pages, visitors can then be presented with ads that relate to content that the visitor previously visited on websites that use Google’s remarketing feature. Google says it does not collect any personal information during this process. However, if you still do not want Google’s Remarketing feature, you can always disable it by making the appropriate settings at http://www.google.com/settings/ads. Alternatively, you can disable the use of cookies for interest-based advertising through the Network Initiative by following the instructions at http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp
consequences.

For more information about Google Remarketing and the Google Privacy Policy, please visit: http://www.google.com/privacy/ads/.

Order processing with Google

We have a contract data processing agreement with Google and are fully implementing the strict requirements of the Austrian data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.

Social Plugins of AddThis

Using AddThis plugins (eg “Share” button) Our website uses so-called social plugins (“plugins”) of the AddThis bookmarking service provided by AddThis LLC, Inc. 8000 West Park Drive, Suite 625, McLean, VA 2210 , USA (“AddThis”). The plugins are usually marked with an AddThis logo, for example in the form of a white plus sign on an orange background. An overview of the AddThis plugins and their appearance can be found here: https://www.addthis.com/get/sharing

When you visit a page of our website that contains such a plugin, your browser connects directly to the AddThis servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted by AddThis directly to your browser and integrated into the page. By integrating AddThis receives the information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page of our website and stores a cookie on your device to identify your browser. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted from your browser directly to an AddThis server in the USA and stored there. AddThis uses the data to create anonymous user profiles, which serve as the basis for a personalized and interest-based advertising of visitors to websites with AddThis plug-ins.

The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by AddThis can be found in the AddThis privacy policy: http://www.addthis.com/privacy/privacy-policy

If you wish to oppose the collection of data by AddThis for the future, you can set a so-called opt-out cookie, which you can download at the following link: http://www.addthis.com/privacy/opt-out

You can also completely prevent the AddThis plug-ins from being loaded with add-ons for your browser, for example with the script blocker “NoScript” (http://noscript.net/).

Social-Media-Links & Social-Sharing

This website has its own social media pages through links from this website to reach third party. By using the links, you can access the respective websites of the third party providers (for example, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest) and you can also share the contents of this website. In this case, there is no data transfer by calling our website. Once you have accessed the third-party site, you are in the sphere of responsibility of each third-party provider, including their privacy statements and their statements about your use of the data. We do not have any influence on this, but we recommend that you log out of the respective third-party provider to avoid unnecessary data transfer before using a corresponding link, so that by using the link user profiles possibly can be created by the third party.

Privacy Policy for Using Cloudfare Content Delivery Network (CDN)

This website uploads resources (display cookie notice) through the Content Delivery Network of Cloudflare Inc. The service processes content data worldwide for performance improvement.

The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Cloudfare Inc. are beyond our knowledge and can not be influenced by us. For more information on this topic, as well as the related rights and settings options for protecting your privacy, please refer to the privacy policy of Cloudflare:

http://www.cloudflare.com/security-policy

Contact

If you send us inquiries via the contact or booking form, your information will be stored on the form, including the contact details provided by you, in order to process the request and in case of follow-up questions. We will not share this information without your consent.

Your rights

Basically you have the rights to information, correction, deletion, restriction, data portability, revocation and opposition (§45 DSG). If you believe that the processing of your data violates data protection law or if your data protection claims have otherwise been violated in a way, you can complain to the supervisory authority. In Austria, this is the data protection authority.

Contact person for your privacy questions: