1. WHAT IS PERSONAL DATA?
Personal data is all information relating to persons whose identity is determined or can be determined (e.g. name, e-mail address, date of birth, IP address).
2. HOW DO WE PROCESS PERSONAL DATA?
We collect, process and use personal data only with your consent for the purposes agreed with you or if there is another legal basis and in compliance with the relevant statutory provisions. We only collect personal data that is necessary for the performance of our services and user services or that you have voluntarily provided to us.
Depending on whether you visit our website, are interested in our law firm or our services, register for a newsletter or take part in an event, we process your data in different ways:
2.1 WHAT DATA DO WE COLLECT FROM WEBSITE VISITORS, FOR WHAT PURPOSES AND ON WHAT LEGAL BASIS?
(I) ACCESS DATA WHEN USING OUR WEBSITE
In the course of using the website.mplaw.atwecollect the following data:
- Host name and IP address of the accessing computer
- Time of the server request
- Referrer URL (entry and exit page)
- Browser or browser version
We use this access data for the purpose of operational security and optimization of the website as well as for statistical evaluations (predominantly legitimate interest).
You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general or activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. If you decide against cookies, the functionality of our website may be restricted.
2.2 WHAT DATA DO WE COLLECT WHEN YOU CONTACT US, FOR WHAT PURPOSES AND ON WHAT LEGAL BASIS?
If you contact us by telephone, e-mail or fax, we will process the personal data you provide (name, telephone number, e-mail, fax number and your request or the associated documents) for the purpose of processing your request and in the event of follow-up questions to fulfill (pre-)contractual obligations or on the basis of legitimate interests.
2.3 WHAT DATA DO WE COLLECT FROM NEWSLETTER RECIPIENTS, FOR WHAT PURPOSES AND ON WHAT LEGAL BASIS
Our newsletters inform you about events and seminars, changes in the law, interesting court rulings and the resulting practical tips and report on news from our law firm. You can subscribe to our newsletter on our website. For this purpose, we collect your e-mail address and your first and last name. It is not possible to send you our newsletter without providing this data.
We only send newsletters on the basis of the consent of the recipient, which you give by subscribing to one of our newsletters.The logging of the registration process, the use of a mailing service provider and the performance of statistical surveys and analyses are based on our legitimate interests.
You can revoke your consent to the newsletter service at any time for the future.To do so, either use the unsubscribe link at the end of each newsletter or send us an e-mail to email@example.com.
Registration for our newsletters takes place in a so-called double opt-in procedure.After registering, you will therefore receive an e-mail asking you to confirm your registration. This confirmation is necessary to prevent registration with third-party e-mail addresses. We log registrations for the newsletter in order to be able to prove the registration process in accordance with legal requirements. This includes the time of registration and confirmation as well as the IP address. We also log changes to your data.
We send our newsletters using “MailChimp”, a newsletter distribution platform of the US provider Rocket Science Group, LLC, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE #5000, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA. Your personal data (in particular email addresses, first name and surname) are stored on MailChimp’s servers in the USA.MailChimp uses this information to send and analyze the newsletter on our behalf. We use these evaluations to recognize the reading habits of our users and to improve the content of our newsletters accordingly. We do not monitor individual users. Furthermore, MailChimp may, according to its own information, use this data to optimize or improve its own services.
Further information on data usage and data protection by MailChimp can be found here: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/.
2.4 WHAT DATA DO WE COLLECT DURING EVENTS, FOR WHAT PURPOSES AND ON WHAT LEGAL BASIS?
If you register for or otherwise participate in one of our events, we process your personal data (in particular name, company, e-mail) for the purpose of organizing and implementing the respective event on the basis of your consent, to fulfil contractual obligations and on the basis of legitimate interests.
2.5. DIRECT ADVERTISING
We use the contact details of our clients, business and cooperation partners to send you information about our range of services and invitations to events organized by our law firm by post or e-mail for the purposes of direct advertising (predominantly legitimate interest). You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data for direct marketing purposes at any time (see point 6.).
3. TO WHOM DO WE PASS ON YOUR PERSONAL DATA?
We will not pass on your personal data to third parties unless this is necessary to achieve the intended purposes or is required by law. In addition to the service provider described above, the hosting provider and IT service provider (in the context of support and maintenance) in particular work for us as processors. All our processors only process your data on our behalf for the purposes described above.
4. HOW LONG DO WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA?
We only store your personal data for as long as is necessary to fulfill the purposes described above and our contractual and legal obligations.
5. HOW DO WE PROTECT YOUR DATA?
We have taken appropriate technical and organizational precautions to protect your data from unauthorized, unlawful or accidental access, processing, use, manipulation, loss or destruction. Our security measures are improved in line with technical progress.
6. WHAT RIGHTS ARE YOU ENTITLED TO?
You have the right to information about your personal data processed by us at any time. Furthermore, you have the right to rectification and erasure of incorrect or inadmissibly processed data, data portability and restriction of processing.
You have the right to withdraw your consent to the processing of your personal data at any time. The consequence of this is that we may no longer continue the data processing based on this consent in the future.
IF YOUR PERSONAL DATA ARE PROCESSED ON THE BASIS OF LEGITIMATE INTERESTS PURSUANT TO ART 6 PARA 1 LIT F GDPR, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT TO THE DATA PROCESSING AT ANY TIME, PROVIDED THAT THERE ARE REASONS FOR THIS ARISING FROM YOUR PARTICULAR SITUATION
If you are of the opinion that we have violated the applicable data protection law when processing your personal data or that your data protection rights have been violated in any other way, you are welcome to contact us. You can also submit complaints to a data protection supervisory authority. In Austria, the Austrian Data Protection Authority is responsible for this.
7. OUR CONTACT DETAILS
If you have any concerns or wish to withdraw your consent, you can reach us at any time using the contact details below:
Müller Partner Rechtsanwälte GmbH
Rockhgasse 6, A-1010 Wien, Österreich
Telefon: +43 1 535 8008
Telefax: +43 1 535 8008 – 50