The following communication provides a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data include all data that make it possible to identify you in person. Detailed information on the subject of data protection can be taken from our data protection policy listed below this text.
Data Collection on our Website
Who is the controller for data collection on this website?
Processing activities on this website are performed by the website operator. For its contact details, see the imprint of this website.
How do we record your data?
Your data will be recorded automatically by our IT systems when you visit the website. These are in particular technical data (e.g. web browser, operating system, or time at which the page was called up). These data are collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.
What do we use your data for?
Part of the data are collected in order to ensure correct provision of the website. Other data may be used for analysing your user behaviour.
What rights do you have concerning your data?
You have the right to receive information on the origin, recipients and purpose of the personal data concerning you that are stored at all times free of charge. You also have the right to demand rectification, blocking, or erasure of such data. You may contact us at any time concerning this and any other questions relating to data protection using the address indicated in the imprint. Furthermore, you have a right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.
Analysis Tools and Third-Party Provider Tools
Your surfing behaviour can be statistically evaluated when you visit our website. This is done in particular using cookies and analysis programs. Analysis of your surfing behaviour usually takes place anonymously; your surfing behaviour cannot be tracked back to you. You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. For detailed information on this, see the following data protection statement.
You can object to this analysis. We will inform you about the objection options in this data protection statement.
General notes and mandatory information
The providers of these pages take protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and comply with the statutory data protection provisions and this data protection policy.
When you use this website, various personal data will be collected. Personal data include data that make it possible to identify you in person. This data protection policy explains which data we collect and what we use them for. It also explains how and for what purpose this is done.
We would like to point out that data transmission on the internet (e.g. in the case of email communication) may be subject to gaps in security. Complete protection of the data from third-party access is not possible.
Note on the controller
The controller for processing activities on this website is:
Peter Merten Gesellschaft m.b.H.
Phone: +43 1 259 46 46
The controller is the management:
Ing. Peter Merten,
For address details, see above.
Withdrawal of your Consent to Processing Activities
Many processing activities are only permitted with your explicit consent. You may withdraw consent once given at any time. An informal notification by email to us is sufficient for this. The lawfulness of the processing activities performed until the withdrawal shall remain unaffected by this.
Right to Lodge a Complaint with the Relevant Supervisory Authority
In case of violations of data protection law, the data subject has a right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority. https://www.dsb.gv.at/
Right to Data Portability
You have the right to have any data that we process automatically based on your consent or to perform a contract transferred to you or a third party in a common machine-readable format. If you demand direct transmission of the data to another controller, this shall be done only as far as it is technically feasible.
Information, Blocking, Erasure, and Rectification
You have the right to free information concerning your personal data stored by us, their origin and recipients, as well as the purpose of processing activities, and potentially a right to rectification, blocking or erasure of such data at any time within the context of the applicable statutory provisions. You may contact us at any time concerning this and any other questions relating to the subject of personal data using the address indicated in the imprint.
Objection to Advertising Emails
We hereby object to the use of the contact details published within the context of the imprint obligation for the transmission of any advertisements and information materials not explicitly requested. The providers of the pages explicitly reserve the right to take legal action in the case of transmission of non-solicited advertising material, for example, by way of spam emails.
Data Collection on Our Website
Most of the cookies we use are “session cookies”. They are deleted automatically after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your end device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser again on your next visit.
You can set your browser so that you will be informed when cookies are set and only permit cookies in individual cases, prevent acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general and activate automatic deletion of the cookies when you close the browser. If you deactivate cookies, the function of this website may be limited.
Server Log Files
The provider of the website will collect and store information in server log files that your browser submits to us automatically. These are:
- Browser type and browser version
- Operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Host name of the accessing computer
- Time of the server query
- IP address
These data will not be combined with any other data sources.
The basis for processing activities shall be point (f) of Article 6(1) GDPR, which permits processing of data to meet a contract or pre-contractual measures.
Processing of Data (Customer and Contract Data)
We collect, process, and use personal data only as far as they are required to found, design contents or change the legal relationship (stock data). This is done based on point (b) of Article 6(1) GDPR, which permits processing of data to meet a contract or for pre-contractual measures. We collect, process, and use personal data concerning the use of our websites (usage data) only as far as this is necessary in order to enable the user to use the service or to settle fees for use.
The collected customer data will be deleted after the end of the order or termination of the business relationship. Statutory archiving periods shall remain unaffected.
Analysis Tools and Marketing
This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and that permit analysis of your use of the website. As a rule, the information generated by the cookie through your use of this website is sent to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
Google-Analytics cookies are stored based on point (f) of Article 6(1) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analysis of the user behaviour in order to optimise both its web offer and its marketing.
We have activated the function IP anonymisation on this website. This way, your internet protocol address will be abbreviated first by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the convention on the European Economic Area before transfer to the USA. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP-Address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On the order of the provider of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, in order to compile reports on the website activities and to provide further services connected to website use and internet use towards the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the context of Google Analytics will not be combined with any other Data of Google.
You may prevent storage of the cookies by making the corresponding settings in your browser software; however, note that you may be unable to fully use all functions of the website in such a case. You may furthermore prevent recording of the data generated by the cookie and referring to your use of the website (incl. your Internet Protocol address) and processing of these personal data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
Objection to data recording
You may prevent recording of your data by Google Analytics by clicking the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set that will permanently prevent recording of your data during future visits to this website: Deactivate Google Analytics.
For more information on handling user data by Google Analytics, see the data protection statement of Google: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de.
Processing activities based on a contract
We have concluded a contract with Google for contract data processing and fully implement the strict specifications of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.
This website uses the WordPress tool Stats to evaluate visitor accesses statistically. The provider is Automattic Inc., 60 29th Street #343, San Francisco, CA 94110-4929, USA.
“WordPress-Stats” cookies remain on your end device until you delete them.
“WordPress Stats” cookies are stored based on point (f) of Article 6(1) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in anonymised analysis of the user behaviour in order to optimise both its web offer and its advertisement.
You can set your browser so that you will be informed when cookies are set and only permit cookies in individual cases, prevent acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general and activate automatic deletion of the cookies when you close the browser. If you deactivate cookies, the function of our website may be limited.
You may also object to collection and use of your data for the future by clicking this link to set an opt-out cookie in your browser: https://www.quantcast.com/opt-out/.
If you delete the cookies from your computer, you need to set the opt-out cookie again.
Plugins und Tools
Our website uses plugins of the page YouTube operated by Google. The provider of the pages is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
When you visit one of our pages equipped with a YouTube plugin, a connection to servers of YouTube will be established. This informs the YouTube server on which of our pages you have visited.
If you are logged in to your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to associate your surfing behaviour with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account first.
YouTube is used in the interest of attractive display of our online offer. This is a legitimate interest within the meaning of point (f) of the first sentence of Article 6(1) GDPR.
For more information on handling user data, see the data protection policy of YouTube under: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.
Google Web Fonts
This website uses Web Fonts provided by Google for homogeneous display of fonts. When calling up a website, your browser will load the required web fonts into your browser cache in order to properly display texts and fonts.
For this purpose, the browser you use must connect to the servers of Google. This way, Google will learn that our website was called up from your internet protocol address. Google Web Fonts are used in the interest of homogeneous and attractive display of our online offer. This is a legitimate interest within the meaning of point (f) of the first sentence of Article 6(1) GDPR.
If your browser does not support Web Fonts, a standard font of your computer will be used.
This page uses the map service Google Maps via an API. The provider is Google inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Your internet protocol address must be stored for using the functions of Google Maps. This information will usually be transmitted to a server of Google in the USA and stored there. The provider of this page cannot influence this data transmission.
Google Maps are used in the interest of an attractive presentation of our online offer and to make it easier to find the places named by us on the website. This is a legitimate interest within the meaning of point (f) of the first sentence of Article 6(1) GDPR.
For more information on handling user data, see the data protection statement of Google: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.