This privacy statement clears the users of the website www.snowsports.at (hereinafter "Website") about the nature, scope and beneficiary purposes of the collection and use of personal data by the Snowsports GmbH (hereinafter "Operator").
Personal data (such as name, e-mail address, telephone number) is processed and transmitted by the operator only in a lawful manner, in particular for the fulfillment of contractual obligations, based on the legitimate interest of the operator or on the basis of the user's consent. If the legality for a specific data processing is based on the consent of the user, this can be revoked at any time (also partially) by an e-mail to office(xmsAt)snowsports(xmsDot)at. This may affect the functionality of the content offered on this website.
Furthermore, the user has a right to information about personal data concerning him/her, to data portability, to correction or deletion of personal data as well as to limitation or opposition to the processing of his/her personal data. The user can exercise these rights by sending an e-mail to office(xmsAt)snowsports(xmsDot)at.
Finally, the user has the right to complain to the Austrian Data Protection Authority (Hohenstaufengasse 3, 1010 Vienna, dsb(xmsAt)dsb(xmsDot)gv(xmsDot)at, www.dsb.gv.at).
The data protection officer of the operator can be contacted by email at office(xmsAt)snowsports(xmsDot)at or by post at the Vienna Ski and Snowboard Teachers' Association, PO Box 300, 1210 Vienna.
The lawfulness of the data processing results from the Austrian data protection act as well as from the regulation (EU) 2016/679 (DSGVO). The legal basis is specified in this processing.
Who is the responsible party for the recording of data on this website (i.e. the “controller”)?
How do we record your data?
We collect your data as a result of your sharing of your data with us. This may, for instance be information you enter into our contact form.
Other data shall be recorded by our IT systems automatically or after you consent to its recording during your website visit. This data comprises primarily technical information (e.g., web browser, operating system, or time the site was accessed). This information is recorded automatically when you access this website.
What are the purposes we use your data for?
A portion of the information is generated to guarantee the error free provision of the website. Other data may be used to analyze your user patterns.
What rights do you have as far as your information is concerned?
You have the right to receive information about the source, recipients, and purposes of your archived personal data at any time without having to pay a fee for such disclosures. You also have the right to demand that your data are rectified or eradicated. If you have consented to data processing, you have the option to revoke this consent at any time, which shall affect all future data processing. Moreover, you have the right to demand that the processing of your data be restricted under certain circumstances. Furthermore, you have the right to log a complaint with the competent supervising agency.
Please do not hesitate to contact us at any time if you have questions about this or any other data protection related issues.
This website is hosted by an external service provider (host). Personal data collected on this website are stored on the servers of the host. These may include, but are not limited to, IP addresses, contact requests, metadata and communications, contract information, contact information, names, web page access, and other data generated through a web site.
The host is used for the purpose of fulfilling the contract with our potential and existing customers (Art. 6(1)(b) GDPR) and in the interest of secure, fast, and efficient provision of our online services by a professional provider (Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR).
Our host will only process your data to the extent necessary to fulfil its performance obligations and to follow our instructions with respect to such data.
Execution of a contract data processing agreement: In order to guarantee processing in compliance with data protection regulations, we have concluded an order processing contract with our host.
3. GENERAL INFORMATION AND MANDATORY INFORMATION
The operators of this website and its pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. Hence, we handle your personal data as confidential information and in compliance with the statutory data protection regulations and this Data Protection Declaration.
Whenever you use this website, a variety of personal information will be collected. Personal data comprises data that can be used to personally identify you. This Data Protection Declaration explains which data we collect as well as the purposes we use this data for. It also explains how, and for which purpose the information is collected.
We herewith advise you that the transmission of data via the Internet (i.e., through e-mail communications) may be prone to security gaps. It is not possible to completely protect data against third-party access.
INFORMATION ABOUT THE RESPONSIBLE PARTY (REFERRED TO AS THE “CONTROLLER” IN THE GDPR)
The data processing controller on this website is:
The controller is the natural person or legal entity that single-handedly or jointly with others makes decisions as to the purposes of and resources for the processing of personal data (e.g., names, e-mail addresses, etc.).
INFORMATION ON DATA TRANSFER TO THE USA AND OTHER NON-EU COUNTRIES
Among other things, we use tools of companies domiciled in the United States or other from a data protection perspective non-secure non-EU countries. If these tools are active, your personal data may potentially be transferred to these non-EU countries and may be processed there. We must point out that in these countries, a data protection level that is comparable to that in the EU cannot be guaranteed. For instance, U.S. enterprises are under a mandate to release personal data to the security agencies and you as the data subject do not have any litigation options to defend yourself in court. Hence, it cannot be ruled out that U.S. agencies (e.g., the Secret Service) may process, analyze, and permanently archive your personal data for surveillance purposes. We have no control over these processing activities.
REVOCATION OF YOUR CONSENT TO THE PROCESSING OF DATA
A wide range of data processing transactions are possible only subject to your express consent. You can also revoke at any time any consent you have already given us. This shall be without prejudice to the lawfulness of any data collection that occurred prior to your revocation.
RIGHT TO OBJECT TO THE COLLECTION OF DATA IN SPECIAL CASES; RIGHT TO OBJECT TO DIRECT ADVERTISING (ART. 21 GDPR)
IN THE EVENT THAT DATA ARE PROCESSED ON THE BASIS OF ART. 6(1)(E) OR (F) GDPR, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO AT ANY TIME OBJECT TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA BASED ON GROUNDS ARISING FROM YOUR UNIQUE SITUATION. THIS ALSO APPLIES TO ANY PROFILING BASED ON THESE PROVISIONS. TO DETERMINE THE LEGAL BASIS, ON WHICH ANY PROCESSING OF DATA IS BASED, PLEASE CONSULT THIS DATA PROTECTION DECLARATION. IF YOU LOG AN OBJECTION, WE WILL NO LONGER PROCESS YOUR AFFECTED PERSONAL DATA, UNLESS WE ARE IN A POSITION TO PRESENT COMPELLING PROTECTION WORTHY GROUNDS FOR THE PROCESSING OF YOUR DATA, THAT OUTWEIGH YOUR INTERESTS, RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS OR IF THE PURPOSE OF THE PROCESSING IS THE CLAIMING, EXERCISING OR DEFENCE OF LEGAL ENTITLEMENTS (OBJECTION PURSUANT TO ART. 21(1) GDPR).
IF YOUR PERSONAL DATA IS BEING PROCESSED IN ORDER TO ENGAGE IN DIRECT ADVERTISING, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR AFFECTED PERSONAL DATA FOR THE PURPOSES OF SUCH ADVERTISING AT ANY TIME. THIS ALSO APPLIES TO PROFILING TO THE EXTENT THAT IT IS AFFILIATED WITH SUCH DIRECT ADVERTISING. IF YOU OBJECT, YOUR PERSONAL DATA WILL SUBSEQUENTLY NO LONGER BE USED FOR DIRECT ADVERTISING PURPOSES (OBJECTION PURSUANT TO ART. 21(2) GDPR).
RIGHT TO LOG A COMPLAINT WITH THE COMPETENT SUPERVISORY AGENCY
In the event of violations of the GDPR, data subjects are entitled to log a complaint with a supervisory agency, in particular in the member state where they usually maintain their domicile, place of work or at the place where the alleged violation occurred. The right to log a complaint is in effect regardless of any other administrative or court proceedings available as legal recourses.
RIGHT TO DATA PORTABILITY
You have the right to demand that we hand over any data we automatically process on the basis of your consent or in order to fulfil a contract be handed over to you or a third party in a commonly used, machine readable format. If you should demand the direct transfer of the data to another controller, this will be done only if it is technically feasible.
SSL AND/OR TLS ENCRYPTION
For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as purchase orders or inquiries you submit to us as the website operator, this website uses either an SSL or a TLS encryption program. You can recognize an encrypted connection by checking whether the address line of the browser switches from “http://” to “https://” and also by the appearance of the lock icon in the browser line.
If the SSL or TLS encryption is activated, data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.
INFORMATION ABOUT, RECTIFICATION AND ERADICATION OF DATA
Within the scope of the applicable statutory provisions, you have the right to at any time demand information about your archived personal data, their source and recipients as well as the purpose of the processing of your data. You may also have a right to have your data rectified or eradicated. If you have questions about this subject matter or any other questions about personal data, please do not hesitate to contact us at any time.
RIGHT TO DEMAND PROCESSING RESTRICTIONS
You have the right to demand the imposition of restrictions as far as the processing of your personal data is concerned. To do so, you may contact us at any time. The right to demand restriction of processing applies in the following cases:
In the event that you should dispute the correctness of your data archived by us, we will usually need some time to verify this claim. During the time that this investigation is ongoing, you have the right to demand that we restrict the processing of your personal data.
If the processing of your personal data was/is conducted in an unlawful manner, you have the option to demand the restriction of the processing of your data in lieu of demanding the eradication of this data.
If we do not need your personal data any longer and you need it to exercise, defend or claim legal entitlements, you have the right to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data instead of its eradication.
If you have raised an objection pursuant to Art. 21(1) GDPR, your rights and our rights will have to be weighed against each other. As long as it has not been determined whose interests prevail, you have the right to demand a restriction of the processing of your personal data.
If you have restricted the processing of your personal data, these data – with the exception of their archiving – may be processed only subject to your consent or to claim, exercise or defend legal entitlements or to protect the rights of other natural persons or legal entities or for important public interest reasons cited by the European Union or a member state of the EU.
REJECTION OF UNSOLICITED E-MAILS
We herewith object to the use of contact information published in conjunction with the mandatory information to be provided in our Site Notice to send us promotional and information material that we have not expressly requested. The operators of this website and its pages reserve the express right to take legal action in the event of the unsolicited sending of promotional information, for instance via SPAM messages.
4. Data use
The operator uses the following data provided by the participants in person or by other third parties (usually business partners) of persons undergoing training:
- Family name or surname and first name, date of birth, address data, contact data, nationality,
- Training and exam-related data and data of a specific activity related to their professional competence,
- Customer identification data (eg passport photos, etc.). In addition may also include order data (standing orders or direct debit orders), bank details, data from the fulfillment of our contractual obligation (training, participant, course and billing data), training data, information from customer surveys and competitions, information from electronic traffic (incl. Log data) against the association (homepage, customer portals, apps, cookies) as well as data to meet legal requirements.
The data thus obtained will only be read by the user, as for the purpose of
- Support in the organization and implementation of educations and examinations,
- Billing of the related services, the dispatch of invoices and possibly reminders as well as the communication for the processing of the purchased / purchased services,
- Organization of training events and
- Leadership of the members' individuality.
5. Deletion of data
The personal data are also processed and stored for the duration of the joint business relationship and the documentation conditions, in particular the Federal Tax Code (BAO).
According to §207 (2) in conjunction with §208 (1) (a) BAO, duties payable after ten years expire at the end of the year in which the claim for tax is levied. According to §132 BAO, tax-relevant books, records and documents are to be repealed for seven years. There were basically the dates deleted after ten years from termination of the contract.
6. Registration for courses
When booking a course offered by the operator, the following information of the user is stored for the purpose of processing the booking and subsequently providing the booked service: salutation, academic degree, first and last name, address, date of birth, e-mail address, telephone number and IP address.
The personal data disclosed by the user are only processed and used by the operator to the extent that they are necessary for the provision of the service.
In the course of this data processing, the operator forwards the collected personal data to the following third parties:
- if applicable, the hotel where the voyagers are accommodated
- if applicable the "UNIQA Österreich Versicherungen AG" at the conclusion of an accident insurance,
- if applicable, the "Europäische Reiseversicherung AG" upon conclusion of a travel cancellation insurance
- if applicable the Ski lift company, in the skiing area of the training,
- Course results ÖSSV (Austrian Ski and Snowboard Teachers Association) and
- the state government of Vienna.
7. Postal and e-mail newsletter
At least once a year, the operator sends a mail with content that relates primarily to information provided by the Snowsports GmbH. The shipment is made to all members of the Vienna Ski and Snowboard Instructor Association on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO (membership rights). Other persons are sent on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. e and f DSGVO.
For the purpose of sending the mail, personal data of the user, namely salutation, first and last name as well as the address and the e-mail address are collected and processed.
In addition, any user can unsubscribe from the mail or email newsletter at any time by sending an email to office(xmsAt)snowsports(xmsDot)at. After unsubscribing to the mail or email newsletter, the personal data of the user will be deleted from the mailing list, unless they are also processed for other purposes.
8. Job platform
If a user registers on the operator's job platform, personal data of the user, namely first name, surname, date of birth, address, telephone number and e-mail address are collected and processed. The data will only be published on the platform, but not forwarded to third parties or otherwise used.
By registering, the user, in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR, gives his conclusive consent that his data may be used for the purpose of operating the job platform and published on the platform.
In the course of this data processing, the operator does not forward the collected personal data to any third parties.
9. Contact Form
When contacting the operator via the contact form, the following information is stored from the user for the purpose of processing the message as well as in the event that follow other messages:
- first and last name,
- e-mail address
- the IP address.
The personal data disclosed by the user are only processed and used by the operator to the extent that they are necessary for the processing of the message.
In the course of this data processing, the operator does not forward the collected personal data to any third parties.
10. RECORDING OF DATA ON THIS WEBSITE
Our websites and pages use what the industry refers to as “cookies.” Cookies are small text files that do not cause any damage to your device. They are either stored temporarily for the duration of a session (session cookies) or they are permanently archived on your device (permanent cookies). Session cookies are automatically deleted once you terminate your visit. Permanent cookies remain archived on your device until you actively delete them, or they are automatically eradicated by your web browser.
In some cases, it is possible that third-party cookies are stored on your device once you enter our site (third-party cookies). These cookies enable you or us to take advantage of certain services offered by the third party (e.g., cookies for the processing of payment services).
Cookies have a variety of functions. Many cookies are technically essential since certain website functions would not work in the absence of the cookies (e.g., the shopping cart function or the display of videos). The purpose of other cookies may be the analysis of user patterns or the display of promotional messages.
Cookies, which are required for the performance of electronic communication transactions (required cookies) or for the provision of certain functions you want to use (functional cookies, e.g., for the shopping cart function) or those that are necessary for the optimization of the website (e.g., cookies that provide measurable insights into the web audience), shall be stored on the basis of Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR, unless a different legal basis is cited. The operator of the website has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies to ensure the technically error free and optimized provision of the operator’s services. If your consent to the storage of the cookies has been requested, the respective cookies are stored exclusively on the basis of the consent obtained (Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR); this consent may be revoked at any time.
You have the option to set up your browser in such a manner that you will be notified any time cookies are placed and to permit the acceptance of cookies only in specific cases. You may also exclude the acceptance of cookies in certain cases or in general or activate the delete function for the automatic eradication of cookies when the browser closes. If cookies are deactivated, the functions of this website may be limited.
In the event that third-party cookies are used or if cookies are used for analytical purposes, we will separately notify you in conjunction with this Data Protection Policy and, if applicable, ask for your consent.
SERVER LOG FILES
The provider of this website and its pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser communicates to us automatically. The information comprises:
- The type and version of browser used
- The used operating system
- Referrer URL
- The hostname of the accessing computer
- The time of the server inquiry
- The IP address
This data is not merged with other data sources.
This data is recorded on the basis of Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR. The operator of the website has a legitimate interest in the technically error free depiction and the optimization of the operator’s website. In order to achieve this, server log files must be recorded.
REQUEST BY E-MAIL, TELEPHONE OR FAX
If you contact us by e-mail, telephone or fax, your request, including all resulting personal data (name, request) will be stored and processed by us for the purpose of processing your request. We do not pass these data on without your consent.
These data are processed on the basis of Art. 6(1)(b) GDPR if your inquiry is related to the fulfillment of a contract or is required for the performance of pre-contractual measures. In all other cases, the data are processed on the basis of our legitimate interest in the effective handling of inquiries submitted to us (Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR) or on the basis of your consent (Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR) if it has been obtained.
The data sent by you to us via contact requests remain with us until you request us to delete, revoke your consent to the storage or the purpose for the data storage lapses (e.g. after completion of your request). Mandatory statutory provisions - in particular statutory retention periods - remain unaffected.
11. Social media plug-ins
The operator does not use so-called "social media plug-ins" (interfaces to social networks) on the website. There is only a link to Facebook, Instagram and a Youtube page of the Vienna Ski and Snowboard Teachers Association. When visiting this Facebook page, Facebook collects data (IP address, visit to the website etc.).
The data collection and processing is done in this case without the intervention and outside the responsibility of the operator.
The collected data is used exclusively by Facebook and not by the operator. Further information can be found directly on the Facebook page ("I like it"), Facebook Inc., 1601 S California Ave., Palo Alto, CA, 94304, USA at https://www.facebook.com/policy.php
12. ANALYSIS TOOLS AND ADVERTISING
GOOGLE TAG MANAGER
We use the Google Tag Manager. The provider is Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.
The Google Tag Manager is a tool that allows us to integrate tracking or statistical tools and other technologies on our website. The Google Tag Manager itself does not create any user profiles, does not store cookies, and does not carry out any independent analyses. It only manages and runs the tools integrated via it. However, the Google Tag Manager does collect your IP address, which may also be transferred to Google’s parent company in the United States.
The Google Tag Manager is used on the basis of Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the quick and uncomplicated integration and administration of various tools on his website. If the relevant consent has been requested, the processing is carried out exclusively on the basis of Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR; the consent can be revoked at any time.
This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider of this service is Google Ireland Limited (“Google”), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.
Google Analytics enables the website operator to analyze the behavior patterns of website visitors. To that end, the website operator receives a variety of user data, such as pages accessed, time spent on the page, the utilized operating system and the user’s origin. Google may consolidate these data in a profile that is allocated to the respective user or the user’s device.
Furthermore, Google Analytics allows us to record your mouse and scroll movements and clicks, among other things. Google Analytics uses various modeling approaches to augment the collected data sets and uses machine learning technologies in data analysis.
Google Analytics uses technologies that make the recognition of the user for the purpose of analyzing the user behavior patterns (e.g., cookies or device fingerprinting). The website use information recorded by Google is, as a rule transferred to a Google server in the United States, where it is stored.
This analysis tool is used on the basis of Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR. The operator of this website has a legitimate interest in the analysis of user patterns to optimize both, the services offered online and the operator’s advertising activities. If a corresponding agreement has been requested (e.g., an agreement to the storage of cookies), the processing takes place exclusively on the basis of Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR; the agreement can be revoked at any time.
Data transmission to the US is based on the Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC) of the European Commission. Details can be found here: https://privacy.google.com/businesses/controllerterms/mccs/.
On this website, we have activated the IP anonymization function. As a result, your IP address will be abbreviated by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other states that have ratified the Convention on the European Economic Area prior to its transmission to the United States. The full IP address will be transmitted to one of Google’s servers in the United States and abbreviated there only in exceptional cases. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google shall use this information to analyze your use of this website to generate reports on website activities and to render other services to the operator of this website that are related to the use of the website and the Internet. The IP address transmitted in conjunction with Google Analytics from your browser shall not be merged with other data in Google’s possession.
You can prevent the recording and processing of your data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
For more information about the handling of user data by Google Analytics, please consult Google’s Data Privacy Declaration at: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245.
Contract data processing
We have executed a contract data processing agreement with Google and are implementing the stringent provisions of the Austrian data protection agencies to the fullest when using Google Analytics.
Demographic parameters provided by Google Analytics
This website uses the “demographic characteristics” function of Google Analytics, to be able to display to the website visitor compatible ads within the Google advertising network. This allows reports to be created that contain information about the age, gender, and interests of the website visitors. The sources of this information are interest-related advertising by Google as well as visitor data obtained from third-party providers. This data cannot be allocated to a specific individual. You have the option to deactivate this function at any time by making pertinent settings changes for advertising in your Google account or you can generally prohibit the recording of your data by Google Analytics as explained in section “Objection to the recording of data”.
Data on the user or incident level stored by Google linked to cookies, user IDs or advertising IDs (e.g., DoubleClick cookies, Android advertising ID) will be anonymized or deleted after 2 months. For details, please click the following link: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/7667196.
On the legal basis of your consent pursuant to Art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR, we use within our website the Facebook Pixel of Facebook Ireland Ltd. (4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland). This enables us to show you information that is of interest to you on Facebook and to evaluate or optimize our Facebook advertisements with the anonymous data collected in this way (we do not see any personal data of individual users, only the overall effect). According to their data protection information, Facebook links this data to the
13. PLUG-INS AND TOOLS
GOOGLE WEB FONTS (LOCAL EMBEDDING)
This website uses so-called Web Fonts provided by Google to ensure the uniform use of fonts on this site. These Google fonts are locally installed so that a connection to Google’s servers will not be established in conjunction with this application.
FONT AWESOME (LOCAL EMBEDDING)
This website uses Font Awesome to ensure the uniform use of fonts on this site. Font Awesome is locally installed so that a connection to Fonticons, Inc.’s servers will not be established in conjunction with this application.
For more information on Font Awesome, please and consult the Data Privacy Declaration for Font Awesome under: https://fontawesome.com/privacy.
This website uses the mapping service Google Maps. The provider is Google Ireland Limited (“Google”), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.
To enable the use of the Google Maps features, your IP address must be stored. As a rule, this information is transferred to one of Google’s servers in the United States, where it is archived. The operator of this website has no control over the data transfer. In case Google Maps has been activated, Google has the option to use Google web fonts for the purpose of the uniform depiction of fonts. When you access Google Maps, your browser will load the required web fonts into your browser cache, to correctly display text and fonts.
We use Google Maps to present our online content in an appealing manner and to make the locations disclosed on our website easy to find. This constitutes a legitimate interest as defined in Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR. If a respective declaration of consent has been obtained, the data shall be processed exclusively on the basis of Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR. This declaration of consent may be revoked at any time.
Data transmission to the US is based on the Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC) of the European Commission. Details can be found here:
https://privacy.google.com/businesses/gdprcontrollerterms/ and https://privacy.google.com/businesses/gdprcontrollerterms/sccs/ For more information on the handling of user data, please review Google’s Data Privacy Declaration under: https://policies.google.com/privacy.