Service providers and media owners
Dr. Christoph Mitsch
Hietzinger Hauptstraße 22
What personal information we collect and why we collect it
When visitors write comments on the site, we collect the data displayed in the comment form, as well as the visitor’s IP address and the user-agent string (which identifies the browser) to help detect spam ,
If you’re a registered user and you’re uploading photos to this site, avoid uploading photos with an EXIF GPS location. Visitors to this website could download photos that are stored on this website and extract their location information.
This website uses so-called cookies. These are small text files that are stored on your device using the browser. They do no harm.
On this page so-called session cookies are used. These are generated when the website is called up and automatically deleted. They are used for recognition if you call up the same website again within a short time, in order to take into account already made presettings again. No personal data will be stored or processed.
Cookies have the purpose of making the website offer user-friendly. Some cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. They allow the website operator to recognize your browser the next time you visit. If you do not want this, you can set up your browser so that it informs you about the setting of cookies and you allow this only in individual cases. However, disabling cookies may limit the functionality of the site.
If you write a comment on our website, this may be a consent to save your name, email address and website in cookies. This is a convenience feature so you do not have to re-enter all this data if you write another comment. These cookies are stored for one year.
If you have an account and you sign up for this site, we will set a temporary cookie to see if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal information and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you sign up, we will set up some cookies to store your login and viewing options. Log-in cookies expire after two days and cookies for display options after one year. If you select “Stay signed in” when signing up, your registration will be maintained for two weeks. Logging out of your account will delete the login cookies.
When you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie is saved in your browser. This cookie contains no personal information and only refers to the post ID of the item you have just edited. The cookie expires after one day.
Embedded content from other websites
Posts on this site may contain embedded content (eg, videos, pictures, posts, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behave just as if the visitor had visited the other website.
When visiting this website, log files are also stored which contain the IP address and other data for accessing the website (eg date, time, user agent, referer). The data processing is limited in time (maximum seven days) and only to protect against DDOS attacks or other interference with the functionality of the website and any underlying database systems.
Web analytics service Google (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. We use the function “activation of IP anonymization” on this website. As a result, your IP address will be truncated by Google within Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to processing / storage. 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 measure the performance of online advertising for analysis and optimization purposes.
You may prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: https://tools.google .com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
The relationship with the web analytics provider is based on order data processing when using Google Analytics. The transmission of data to the processor is based on an adequacy decision of the European Commission (Self-certification Privacy Shield). The data is deleted regularly (currently every 26 months).
Using Google Adwords Conversion Tracking
The relationship with the web analytics provider is based on order data processing when using Google Adwords Conversion Tracking. The transmission of data to the processor is based on an adequacy decision by the European Commission (Self-certification Privacy Shield). Google is also required to delete the data on a regular basis (currently every 39 months).
Legal basis for data processing:
On the website data are processed exclusively on the basis of the legal regulations (DSGVO, TKG 2003).
The data processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) (contractual purposes) DSGVO and § 96 (3) TKG.
In the case of the use of analysis tools, the data is used on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) (legitimate interest) GDPR. The legitimate interest in the use of data is the improvement of the website and the success of online advertising.
The use of IT data security measures is also based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) (legitimate interest) GDPR. The legitimate interest in the use of data is the protection of one’s own IT systems.
What rights do you have to your data?
If you have an account on this website or have written comments, you may request that we export your personal information, including any data you have provided to us. In addition, you may request the deletion of any personal information we have stored about you. This does not include the data we need to retain for administrative, legal or security-related needs.
You have the rights to information, correction, deletion, limitation of processing, data portability, revocation and opposition. If you believe that the processing of your data violates data protection law or 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.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments could be examined by an automated spam detection service.