Statement on our duty to inform (Privacy Notice)
Oberösterreich Tourismus GmbH takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. This includes any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. Your data will only be processed on a legal or contractual basis, on the basis of your consent or in the context of a legitimate interest for specific, defined purposes (Art. 6 GDPR).
You have the option to ask questions through our website or by phone. The information you provide (such as your email address, name, telephone number, interests) is exclusively used to process your request and is only disclosed if the request is to be answered by third parties (e.g. tourism service providers).
2. Newsletter; Convention News
You have the option to subscribe to our newsletter through our website. To do so, we need your email address and for you to state that you agree to receive the newsletter. Once you have subscribed to the newsletter, we will send you a confirmation email with a link to confirm your registration (double opt-in).
For this purpose, your personal data (email address, interest, optional: salutation, name and surname) are stored and processed automatically. These data are exclusively processed in order to send you the newsletter and will not be disclosed to third parties. You can, of course, unsubscribe at any time and free of charge by clicking the unsubscribe button (in each newsletter).
Those interested in the Convention Bureau Oberösterreich/Oberösterreich Tourismus GmbH have the option of subscribing to "Convention News". To do so, we need your email address and for you to state that you agree to receive the newsletter. Once you have subscribed to the newsletter, we will send you a confirmation email with a link to confirm your registration (double opt-in).
For this purpose, your personal data (email address, interest, optional: salutation, name and surname, telephone number) are stored and processed automatically. These data are exclusively processed in order to send you the newsletter (for contacting you by telephone when a telephone number is entered), for invitations to industry events, professional excursions, sending tailored offers, requests for consultative meetings with your company, etc., and will not be disclosed to third parties. You can unsubscribe from this newsletter at any time and free of charge and can revoke your consent to being contacted by telephone at firstname.lastname@example.org.
3. Catalogue orders
You have the option to subscribe to our catalogues, cards, etc. through our website. The information you provide (salutation, name and surname, address, email; optional: title, telephone) are exclusively used to send you the products you requested and are only disclosed when processing the request requires this (e.g. tourism service providers, data processors). We are also happy to provide you with the latest edition. If you do not wish to receive any further post, you can revoke your consent to this at any time by sending an email to email@example.com.
You have the option to send applications through our website. The personal data you provide (name, contact details, DOB, nationality, application documents, supporting documents) are stored by Oberösterreich Tourismus GmbH exclusively for the purposes of the application process regarding a specific job advertisement or an unsolicited application and processed automatically.
Your data are only retained for record-keeping purposes for a period of 12 months on the basis of your express consent. You may revoke this consent at any time by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The storage of your data is governed by the statutory provisions.
You have the option of registering for seminars through our website. The information that you disclose (form of address, first name and surname, telephone, email, company, address) shall be used by Oberösterreich Tourismus GmbH solely in connection with seminars (organization, implementation, invoicing) and shall only be disclosed to others if necessary in the context of running the seminar (e.g. seminar providers / trainers, processors).
6. Disclosure of data
Your data are only disclosed if you have granted your consent to this or where this is necessary to fulfil a contract (e.g. to a data processor).
You can control how cookies are used by configuring your browser's settings. Browsers usually provide options that allow you to limit the storage of cookies or even prevent their storage completely. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of our website. Corporate online advertising cookies can often be managed through the American website www.aboutads.info or the EU website www.youronlinechoices.com.
8. Web analysis tools
a) Google Analytics
However, because IP anonymisation is activated ("_anonymizeIp()" function), your IP address will first be truncated by Google within the Member States of the European Union or in other signatory states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the US and truncated there. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of this website, to compile reports on the website activities for the website operator, and to perform further services linked to website and internet use. Google may also pass this information on to third parties if this is legally required or if third parties process this data on behalf of Google.
You can use browser plugins to prevent Google from collecting data generated by cookies relating to your usage. You can use the following browser plugin: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. If you are using the internet with your mobile device, you can prevent cookies from being collected by clicking the disable Google button shown below, similar to how you would proceed on a desktop device.
Deactivate Google Analytics
Activate Google Analytics
b. Other Web Analysis Tools
Our website utilizes the functions of diverse web analysis tools, e.g. Webalizer and AWStats, which work with log files and are covered by the General Public License. Cookies are used for this purpose, and these cookies are enabled by analyzing the usage of the website by its users. The information that is generated through this process is transferred to our server and stored there. You can prevent this from occurring by changing your browser settings so that cookies will not be stored.
We utilize these tools for marketing and optimization purposes, especially in order to be able to analyze the use of our website and then draw upon this analysis to continuously improve its functions and offerings as well as user experience. Through statistical evaluation of user behavior, we can improve our offerings and design the website in a more interesting manner for you as the user. Also, herein lies our legitimate interest in the processing of the data described above. The compiled data (e.g. IP address) are stored and further processed in pseudonym-form or anonymized form. The data processing is carried out based on legal provisions (§ 96 (3) of the Telecommunications Act, and Art. 6 (1) a (consent) and/or f (legitimate interest) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
9. Retention period
Your data are generally stored until the contractual relationship is terminated and/or pursuant to the statutory retention and limitation periods.
10. Social media
External links to social networks Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Google Plus and Twitter are embedded in this website, each of which is identifiable by its respective logo. This website does not use any plugins for these social networks, which means no user data is transmitted to them.
This website and all of its content (images, videos, music, texts, graphics, designs, etc.) are copyright protected.
12. Liability disclaimer
Despite taking the utmost care in choosing and presenting content here, there is no claim to accuracy or completeness. Liability for content is expressly excluded. Liability is expressly excluded for the content of any links leading to websites outside of www.upperaustria.com, www.oberoesterreich-tourismus.at and www.oberoesterreich.at. The respective service provider is responsible for the information contained on such external websites.
The service information is a non-binding overview of information. The content has been researched and prepared with the utmost care but makes no claim to completeness and accuracy. The information may be changed or updated at any time. Liability for content as well as for links leading to external websites is expressly excluded.
13. Your rights
You are entitled to access information on the data processed about you, as well as to have such data corrected, erased or restricted. You are entitled to a right of data portability as well as a right of revocation and objection. To exercise these rights, you can contact our data protection officer:
KPMG Security Services GmbH
Kudlichstraße 41, 4020 Linz
+43 732 6938-2611
In case of doubt, proof of identity is required to protect your data.