Dear Sir or Madame, dear User!
Welcome to our internet pages and thank you for your interest in our law firm and its services.
We attribute great importance to having your privacy protected when you use our site and kindly ask you to read the following information concerning the processing of your personal details during your visit to the bpv Hügel homepage.
We process and use your Personal Data solely in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation („GDPR“) and the Austrian Data Protection Act as well as in accordance with the provisions of the Austrian Telecommunications Act 2003. The following informs you of the nature, extent and purpose in relation to gathering, processing and using personal data.
1. Contact Details
Controller: bpv Hügel Rechtsanwälte GmbH, Donau-City-Straße 11, 1220 Vienna, Austria
When accessing our website the provider assigned with the hosting of the site automatically collects and stores information transferred to the server from your browser in so-called „Server Log-Files“.
The purpose of this is to record the use of systems, the process of authorization and the evaluation of server logs for analysing problems. Processing of usage data is based on Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR. This serves our legitimate interests in optimising our website and in improving its usability and content with the purpose to promote our business.
Data collected will not provide a direct link or contain any references to a person in general. These information will not be collated with other data sources. However, we reserve the right to screen server log-files in case of a grounded indication of unlawful use of our website and therefore for the exercise of our legal rights. All data collected here will not be disclosed to third parties and will be subject to deletion after a time period of 31 days.
When accessing our website we kindly ask you for your permission to set cookies. In the following we provide additional information which cookies we use.
We employ cookies on our website. A cookie is a small data file that is transferred to your hard drive through your web browser. This data file contains personal page settings and credentials and is generated by our webserver. If you allow the acceptance of cookies within your browser settings and do not refuse your approval the data file will be sent to your device via your webbrowser and installed automatically.
You may of course also view our website without cookies. In order to display our website comprehensively and with full services we advise you to accept our cookies. This enables the use certain features and functions of our website. The usage of cookies is based on Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR. This serves our legitimate interests in optimising our webite and in improving its usability and content with the purpose to promote our business.
We do use so-called „session cookies“ on our website, which are necessary for the smooth and properly functioning of our homepage. These are „First Party Cookie“ , which do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering sites you have visited on the internet. A First Party Cookie can only be set by the site owner and information collected will not be transferred to others. Data processed do only contain information on the device IP adress, browser used and date and time of the server enquiry with no link to a specific person. We use the „qtrans_front_language“ cookie. This cookie allows our website to remember your language settings when you return to a page during the same session. Declining or disabling these essential cookies will hinder our website’s performance and may make certain of its functions and features unavailable. These session cookies are not memorized on your device and will disappear automatically when the browser is closed.
We do use a „permanent cookie“, which does store your acceptance of our cookies policy as well as the setting of our cookies. If you do accept, the cookie „cc_cookie_accept“ will be stored for one year on your device. It does serve the purpose that a permission of cookies may be given only once for each browser type when accessing our homepage. This permanent cookie as well as the essential session cookies does not contribute any data to third parties and does not gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering sites you have visited on the internet.
Web analytic Cookies
In addition, we use Google Analystics, a webanalytics service of Google, Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA-94043, United States of America. This analytic service enables an analysis of the website usage by its cookies. These cookies are so-called „Third Party Cookies“. These data files are generating information which are transferred to and stored on servers hosted by Google, Inc. in the United States of America.
The following cookies are used for the purposes of web analytics:
We did also activate an IP-anonymization for this website („IP-Masking“). This means, Google Analytics shortens the user’s IP address within Member States of the European Union or in other partner states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a server hosted by Google, Inc. in the United States of America and will be anonymized there. Google, Inc. evaluates the information that has been saved on behalf of us as the website owner for the purpose of compiling reports on the website’s usage and in order to provide other associated services for us. Google, Inc. is not allowed to combine the IP address transmitted from the your browser by Google Analytics with other data that has been collected.
You are also able to prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data entirely when accessing our website. On order to download and install a so-called „Opt-Out-Cookie“ for this homepage please follow the provided link: deactivate Google Analytics
This Opt-Out-Cookie does perform only for this browser and this domain, thus if you delete all cookies set in your browser you may carry out another download for this Opt-Out-Cookie.
If you have granted your approval and your browser settings do allow Cookies, you do consent with the usage of Cookies. Most browsers are configured by default so that they accept cookies automatically. However, you can modify the settings of your browser so that cookies are accepted or not accepted at all, certain types of Cookies are accepted or not as well as Cookies being not accepted before you have given your explicit permission. In case you decline the use of certain Cookies or you revoke your permission („Single-Opt-Out“) the website or individual services of the website may be not or only partially available for technical reasons. You may revoke your general permission and Single-Opt-Outs at any time. Please follow the provided link for a detailed guidance on how to opt out Cookies: http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
We would like to point out that modifying your settings does only affect the specific browser. In case of using various browsers or devices these modifications must be carried out once again. Moreover, you can erase the Cookies from your storage device. You may find further information on Cookie settings, their modification as well as the deletion of Cookies in the help function of your browser.
Rights of data subjects
In principal, you have the following data subjects´ rights:
Additionally, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the data protection authority when you consider our data processing activities as unlawful. You may exercise the above mentioned data subjects´ rights at any time without prejudice to any other course of action.