This privacy notice applies to www.leitnerlaw.at.
Below you will find information about the collection of your personal data when you use this website.
The entity responsible for processing the data is:
Edthaler Leitner-Bommer Schmieder & Partner Rechtsanwälte GmbH
FN 273656k, LG Linz
Ottensheimer Straße 36
4040 Linz, Österreich
T +43 732 73 03 69
F +43 732 73 03 69-816
When collecting and processing your data, we strictly comply with the data protection regulations. Below we will describe the precautions we take to protect your data, the type of data we collect, and why we collect it.
The Data Protection Act 2000, the Data Protection Act 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and the Telecommunications Act 2003, as amended from time to time, serve as the legal basis. These legal provisions serve the right to protection of personal data.
I. Collection and processing of personal data
In accordance with the applicable regulations for the protection of personal data, all personal data are primarily collected, processed and used for the purpose of fulfilling the services you tasked us with and to process your enquiries.
How do we get your data?
1. Information you provide/share
In principle, you are not obliged to directly provide any personal information when using our website. However, for certain services, such as our newsletter subscription we need personal data such as your full name, your email address, your post address, etc., in order to be able to carry out that service The relevant information relating to privacy is available on the page of the respective service (see Point V).
2. Information you provide/share by using our services
In addition, some data are sent to us automatically for technical reasons as soon as you visit our website. Each time our website is accessed or a file is retrieved, access data about this process are stored in log files. These include the following:
the website from which you accessed our homepage;
the IP address assigned to you by your provider;
the access time and date;
the volume of data transferred;
the name of the retrieved file or page;
notification of successful access;
notification in case of failed access and reason for error;
your computer’s operating system and browser software.
These data are necessary for technical reasons. They allow you to view our website and ensure stability and security.
II. Legal basis, period of storage, and recipients of the data
The legal basis for the processing of your personal data is, in particular:
your consent (Art 6(1)(a) GDPR) (e.g. sending out of newsletters, cookies, job application);
performance of the contract (Art 6(1)(b) GDPR);
compliance with legal obligations (Art 6(1)(c) GDPR);
protection of our legitimate interest (Art 6(1)(f) GDPR).
We process your personal data, to the extent necessary, for the duration of the entire business relationship and/or for the duration of the individual services (e.g. newsletter), and, further, in accordance with the statutory data storage regulations and documentation obligations and/or as long as we have a legitimate interest in storage to be able to defend against any liability claims.
Your data are transmitted to those departments or employees within the Edthaler Leitner-Bommer Schmieder & Partner Rechtsanwälte GmbH that need them to fulfil our obligations and to protect our legitimate interests.
In addition, we pass your data on to processors commissioned by us who need them to perform their respective tasks. All processors are contractually obligated to treat your data confidentially and to process them only within the scope of the performance of services. Our processors have committed themselves to compliance with the applicable data protection regulations, and they have signed processing contracts in accordance with Art 28 GDPR. You can request further information on the processors commissioned by us from firstname.lastname@example.org. For instance, the software service company commissioned by us to manage our website may gain access to your personal data in the course of its activities if this is necessary for it to fulfil its services.
Our website uses so-called cookies. Cookies are small text files used to identify the user and analyze your use of our website. The data generated in this way are transferred to the provider’s server and stored there. They generally serve to enhance the user-friendliness, efficiency, and security of our website. Cookies also gather statistics on website traffic and are used for general navigation. They do not cause any damage.
Some cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. They allow us to recognize your browser the next time you visit us.
Our website also uses the social media plugin LinkedIn. However, LinkedIn does not receive any data from us when you visit our website.
IV. Google Analytics
V. Our online services
You can subscribe to a newsletter via this website (or you can use the paper form you received at one of our events, for example). This requires your email address as well as your name or company for purposes of personalization. Your post address is optional. Furthermore, you must state that you consent to us sending you the newsletter (“Consent”).
Our website uses closed-loop authentication when you sign up for our newsletter. After registering, you will receive an email asking you to confirm your registration. Without your confirmation, we cannot send you our newsletter. If you no longer wish to receive the newsletter, you just have to click on the unsubscribe link at the end of each newsletter.
You can revoke your consent to the newsletter subscription at any time. Just send your revocation to the following email address: email@example.com (see also Point VII).
We use your data only in the context of the consent given by you.
The data you provide when subscribing to our newsletter will be passed on to processors who handle the delivery of the newsletter for us.
Without prejudice to other legal principles, your data will be stored until you revoke your consent or, at the latest, until your contact data becomes invalid.
VI. Job application
The data you share with us when applying for a job will be processed exclusively for the purpose of your job application. We commission a processor within the meaning of Art 28 GDPR to handle the application process.
Should you no longer consent to the processing of the data you shared with us when applying for a job, you may revoke your consent at any time by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org (see also Point VII).
Otherwise, the documents you send to us for the purposes of a job application will be stored until 31 December of the year in which you applied for the job. Should there be statutory limitation periods that exceed this date, we will keep your application until 31 December of the following year.
VII. Consent and right of revocation
Where the processing of your data is based on your consent, we will only process it after you have given your explicit consent.
In principle, we do not process any data of minors and are not permitted to do so. By giving your consent, you confirm that you are 14 years or older or that you have the consent of your legal guardian.
You may revoke your consent at any time by sending your revocation to: email@example.com. In the event of revocation of consent, the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until revocation is not affected.
VIII. Data security
The security of your data is our highest priority. For this reason, we make every effort to take all the necessary technical and organizational precautions to ensure that the data processing is secure and that your personal data are processed in such a way that they are protected against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss or destruction, or against access by unauthorized third parties. We are continually improving our security measures in line with technological developments.
IX. Your rights
In principle, you have, at all times, the right to be informed, the right to rectification, the right to erasure, the right to restrict processing, the right to data portability, the right to revoke, and the right to object. If you believe that the processing of your data violates data protection law or that your data protection rights have otherwise been violated in any way, you can submit a complaint to the supervisory authority. In Austria, this is the Austrian Data Protection Authority (Wickenburggasse 8, 1080 Vienna, email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
X. Information and contact
You retain control of all personal data that you share with us. Upon request, we are happy to provide you with written confirmation of whether any of your personal data are stored with us and, if so, which. You may also request the deletion of your data stored with us, provided that we do not need them for the performance of our contract with you, or we are obliged to store them for legal reasons, or we need the data to defend ourselves against any liability claims.
Edthaler Leitner-Bommer Schmieder & Partner Rechtsanwälte GmbH
Ottensheimer Straße 36, 4040 Linz
Last updated on 5.12.2018