1. Data privacy at a glance
The following information provides an easy to understand overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data is defined as all information that can be used to identify you personally. For full information on data protection, please see our Data Privacy Declaration, which is provided under this text.
Data collection on our website
Who is responsible for data collection on this website?
Data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator. The operator’s contact information is provided in the Legal Notice for this website.
How do we collect your data?
We collect your data firstly when you disclose it to us. This includes data, for instance, that you enter into a contact form.
Other data is collected automatically by our IT systems when you visit the website. This primarily includes technical data (such as your web browser, operating system or the time at which the page is accessed). This data is collected automatically once you enter our website.
For what purpose do we use your data?
Some of the data is collected in order to ensure the website can be provided in a manner free from errors. Other data can be used to analyse your user behaviour.
What rights do you have with respect to your data?
You have the right to request information free of charge any time regarding the origin, recipient, and purpose of your saved personal data. You also have the right to request that this data be rectified, blocked, or deleted. You can contact us at any time at the address provided in the Legal Notice to exercise these rights, and with any other questions on data protection. Furthermore, you are entitled to submit complaints to the responsible supervisory authority.
Analytic tools and tools from third-party providers
When you visit our website, your surfing behaviour may be analysed statistically. This is done primarily using cookies and with so-called analytics programs. Your surfing behaviour is normally analysed anonymously; the surfing behaviour cannot be traced back to you. You can object to this analysis, or prevent it by not using certain tools. Detailed information is provided in the following Data Privacy Declaration.
You can object to this analysis. We will inform you regarding your options for objection in this Data Privacy Declaration.
2. General information and mandatory information
The operator of this website takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data as confidential and in compliance with statutory data protection provisions and this Data Privacy Declaration.
A variety of personal data is collected when you use this website. Personal data is data that can be used to personally identify you. This Data Privacy Declaration explains what data we collect, and what we use it for. It also explains how this is done, and for what purpose.
Please note that data transmission online (for instance via e-mail communication) can involve gaps in security. It is not possible to provide seamless protection for your data against third party access.
Information on the controller
The controller responsible for data processing on this website is:
better consulting GmbH
FN 572271 a LG Wels
The controller is the natural person or legal entity that makes decisions solely or jointly with others regarding the purposes and means of processing personal data (such as names, e-mail addresses, or similar).
Revocation of your consent to data processing
Many data processing procedures can be carried out only with your express consent. You can revoke consent you have granted at the past at any time. There are no formal requirements for doing so, sending an e-mail to us will be sufficient. The legality of the data processing carried out up to the time of revocation shall remain unaffected.
Right to submit complaints to the responsible supervisory authority
In case of a data protection law violation, the data subject has the right to submit complaints to the responsible supervisory authority. The supervisory authority responsible for data protection law questions is the State Data Protection Officer of the federal state in which our company is headquartered. A list of Data Protection Officers and their contact details are provided at the following link: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.
Right to data portability
You have the right to have data which we process in an automated fashion based on your consent or in order to fulfil a contract provided to you or to a third party in a commonly used, machine-readable format. If you request that data be transmitted directly to another controller, this will only be done if it is technically feasible to do so.
SSL and TLS encryption
This page uses SSL and TLS encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as orders or inquiries that you send to us as the website operator. You can recognise an encrypted connection because the address line of the browser will change from “http://” to“https://” and because you will see a lock symbol in your browser line.
If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data that you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.
Objection to advertising emails
Under applicable law, you have the right to request information free of charge at any time regarding your saved personal data, its origin and recipients, and the purpose of data processing, and you may have a right to have this data rectified, blocked, or deleted. You can contact us at any time at the address provided in the Legal Notice to exercise these rights, and with any other questions on personal data.
Widerspruch gegen Werbe-Mails
We hereby reject the use of contact information published as per our obligation to publish a Legal Notice to send advertisements and informational materials which we have not expressly requested. The website operator expressly reserves the right to take legal steps if advertising information is sent without being requested, for instance in the form of spam e-mails.
3. Data collection on our website
Server log files
The website provider automatically collects and saves information in so-called server log files, which your browser transmits to us automatically. This includes:
- Browser type and browser version
- Operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Host name of the accessing computer
- Time of the server request
- IP address
This data is not combined with data from other sources.
The basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR, which permits data processing in order to fulfil a contract or for steps prior to a contract.
If you send us an inquiry using the contact form, your information from the contact form, including the contact details you provide there, are stored by us for the purpose of processing the inquiry and in case of any follow-up inquiries. We will not disclose this data without your consent.
Data entered into the contact form, therefore, is processed solely based on your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR). You can revoke this consent at any time. There are no formal requirements for doing so, sending an e-mail to us will be sufficient. The legality of data processing procedures carried out up to the time of revocation shall remain unaffected.
We will retain the information you enter into the contact form until you request that we delete it, until you revoke your consent to save the data, or until the purpose for which the data was saved no longer applies (for instance after we have completed processing your inquiry). Mandatory statutory provisions – in particular retention periods – shall remain unaffected.