Data protection policy

Privacy Policy

Thank you for your interest in our website. We take the privacy of your personal data very seriously. We therefore treat the data you entrust to us as strictly confidential and handle it responsibly. As required by the relevant data privacy provisions, the controller’s contact details are provided below:
I. Controller’s contact details:

The data controller is:

Gesellschaft der Ärzte in Wien (College of Physicians in Vienna)
ZVR 925848828 (Austrian Association Number)
Frankgasse 8
1090 Vienna
Telephone: +43 1 405 47 77

II. Collection and processing of data:

We process the personal data that you provide to us as a user of our website and/or as a future customer in enquiries and/or in order to conclude a contract. Data is processed for the purposes of responding to your enquiry, establishing the contract and performing the contract. Without the personal data you provide, it is not possible to establish or perform a contract.
The legal basis for data processing is the establishment and performance of a contract within the meaning of point (b) of Article 6(1) GDPR.

III. Use and disclosure of data:

If you have provided personal data to us as a user of our website and/or customer, we use this data only for the purposes of responding to your enquiry, establishing the contract or performing the contract, and for technical administration.

We disclose or transmit personal data to third parties only if this is necessary for the purposes indicated above or you have consented to this beforehand as a website user and/or customer. As a website user and/or customer, you have the right to withdraw the consent you have given at any time, so as to take future effect.

IV. Data retention:

Stored personal data is deleted if, as a website user and/or customer, you withdraw your consent to storage, if no contract has been concluded by the end of the second year following the most recent contact with the controller or, if a contract is concluded by the end of the applicable guarantee period, warranty period, limitation period and statutory retention period, and furthermore after the end of any legal disputes in which the data is needed for evidence.

V. Cookies:

This website uses ‘cookies’ to make it more user-friendly, more effective and more secure. A cookie is a small text file that is transmitted from our web server to your browser’s cookie file on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies enable our website to recognise you again as a user when a connection is established between our web server and your browser. Cookies help us to determine how often our webpages are used and the number of users. The content of the cookies we use is restricted to an ID number that cannot be attributed to a user as an individual. The main purpose of a cookie is to recognise repeat users of a website.

Two types of cookies are used on this website:

Session cookies: These are temporary cookies that remain in your browser’s cookie file until you leave our website. They are automatically deleted after the end of your visit.

Permanent cookies: To improve user-friendliness, these cookies remain stored on your device and enable us to recognise your browser again when you visit next time.

You can configure your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and so that you only allow cookies on a case-by-case basis, so that cookies are blocked in particular cases or in general, and so that cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser. When cookies are blocked, this might restrict the functionality of this website.

VI. Server log files:

To optimise this website in terms of system performance, user-friendliness and the provision of useful information about our services, the website provider automatically collects and stores information in files known as server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. This includes your Internet Protocol address (IP address), browser and language settings, operating system, referrer URL, your Internet Service Provider and the date/time.

Eine Zusammenführung dieser Daten mit personenbezogenen Datenquellen wird nicht vorgenommen. Wir behalten uns vor, diese Daten nachträglich zu prüfen, wenn uns konkrete Anhaltspunkte für eine rechtswidrige Nutzung bekannt werden.

VII. Web analytics:

This website uses features of the Google Analytics web analysis tool provided by Alphabet of Mountain View, USA. For this purpose, cookies are used that enable use of the website by users to be analysed. The information generated in this respect is transferred to the provider’s server and stored there.

You can stop such storage by configuring your browser settings so that no cookies are saved.

The data is stored for an indefinite period of time.

VIII. Your rights:

In accordance with data privacy provisions, you enjoy the following rights and remedies as a data subject: In accordance with Article 15 GDPR, you have the right to obtain information at any time about the personal data we hold about you. To obtain such information, it may be necessary for you to prove your identity in a suitable form. Similarly, you have the right to rectification of inaccurate or incomplete personal data (Article 16 GDPR), the right to restriction of processing (Article 18 GDPR), the right to deletion of your personal data (Article 17 GDPR – except when data processing is required for performing a transaction) and the right to data portability (Article 20 GDPR). You also have the right to object to data processing for the purposes of direct advertising, such objection taking future effect (Article 21(2) and (3) GDPR).

To assert your rights or if you have any questions, please contact the administration office of the
College of Physicians in Vienna, Frankgasse 8, 1090 Vienna.
Telephone: +43 1 405 47 77
College of Physicians in Vienna