Data protection declaration

The protection of your privacy is very important to us. Below, we provide you with detailed information regarding the handling of your data.

Responsible Party for Data Processing

The responsible party for the processing of your data is Vienna Design Office, Verein Neigungsgruppe Design, Rechte Wienzeile 29/2B, 1040 Vienna, Austria, +43 1 890 6393, office@viennadesignweek.at. If you have any questions about the collection, processing or use of your personal data or if you would like to exercise your rights to information, or for the revision, correction or deletion of data, please contact Vienna Design Office, Verein Neigungsgruppe Design, Rechte Wienzeile 29/2B, 1040 Vienna, Austria, +43 1 890 6393, office@viennadesignweek.at.

Data Collection and Use When Visiting the Website 

You can visit our website without providing any personal information. Nevertheless, every time you request a file through your internet browser, access data (including the name of the retrieved page or file, date and time, internet browser used, the page from which you have come to us (Referer), screen resolution and operating system, etc.) is sent to us and evaluated by us for statistical purposes. No information, even extracts, will be forwarded to any third parties.

Data Collection and Use When Sending Our Newsletter

When you register to receive our newsletter, we will process all of your provided data (e-mail address, preferred language) for the purpose of sending the newsletter to you. In addition, we will collect information about your individual use of the newsletter (including the number and date of received messages, the opening rate, the link click-through rate as well as the used mail client and server). We use this data to continually adapt our offering to the needs and interests of our users so that our newsletter contains relevant information for them. You can object to the evaluation of the newsletter data at any time, free of charge, via a link in each mailing and by sending a message to office@viennadesignweek.at. In the event of a dispute, we will not evaluate your use of the newsletter personally. We will store the data for the duration of the newsletter subscription. Only with your consent or due to a legitimate interest can the data can be stored beyond this period.

Use of Data for Direct Mail

We also use all information that you’ve provided for direct mailing (for example, for sending mail or sending you a newsletter). You can object to the processing of data for the direct mail at any time by sending a message to office@viennadesignweek.at. In case of an objection, we will no longer process your data for this purpose.

Passing Your Data to Third Parties

We use the data provided by you in order to fulfil the contract; it is used strictly in accordance with the statutory provisions. If necessary, a transfer of your data to other companies, such as payment service providers, can take place. These companies work for us as "contract processors" and may use your data only for the execution of specific requests. You are contractually bound by us to comply with the statutory data protection regulations.

In the case that involves a statutory provision, an official order or an official investigation, we are obliged to provide the respective data to the authority.

Use of cookies

We use cookies to make your visit to our website an appealing one and to allow certain features to be used. These are small text files that are stored on your computer.

The cookies remain on your computer and allow us to recognize your computer on your next visit (long-term cookies). These cookies are used to store the individual selections made by the visitor (for example, articles stored in a shopping cart), and then restore them when the respective site is visited again. We also use cookies for creating non-personalized statistics.

You can set your browser to inform you about the cookie settings; to decide on a case-by-case basis or to rule out the acceptance of cookies. Failure to accept cookies may limit the functionality of our website. Under “Help” in your browser, you will find a description of how to set the current browser accordingly and to accept or reject cookies.

The following cookies are set:

NameDurationPurpose
selection1 daySave and remember selected press downloads
selection-updatedpermanentLast update of selected press downloads
bookmarkspermanentStore bookmarked events in festival calendar

Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", which are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of how you use our website.

The following cookies are stored and read on your computer:

NameDurationPurpose

_ga

2 years

to uniquely identify the user

_gid

24 hours

to uniquely identify the user

_gat

1 minute

serves to limit queries

Cookie-generated information about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the United States and stored there. Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate your use of this website, to compile reports on website activity for us, and to provide us with other services related to website activity and internet usage. We use Google-generated reports solely to optimize our website and market research.

You have the option to completely block the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and that is related to your use of the website as well as the processing of this data by Google. For this you need a browser add-on at tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. This browser add-on is available for Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari and Opera. We have extended Google Analytics with the code ga('set', 'anonymizeIp', true) so that your IP address will be shortened (IP anonymization).

By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google for the purposes and in the manner described above. Which cookies Google Analytics can store on your computer, for how long the cookies are stored and for what purpose they serve can be found at developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage. For more information on how Google uses the data, please visit google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/partners/.

Data Security

Your data is encrypted using SSL over the Internet. We secure our website and other systems through technical and organizational measures against loss, destruction, access, modification or dissemination of your data by unauthorized persons.

Your Rights

You have the right to request information about all processed data, the correction or deletion of this data or the restriction of the processing of the data. Furthermore, you can object to the processing of the data. You can also revoke your consent to the use of your data at any time, by sending an e-mail to: office@viennadesignweek.at. If you object to the processing of the data or revoke your consent to its use, this will result in the deletion of your customer account. If you revoke your consent, this does not affect the legality of the processing up to that point in time. You also have the right to receive your personal information in a structured, common and machine-readable format.

If you believe that your data will be used contrary to legal requirements, you can submit a complaint to the Data Protection Authority at www.dsb.gv.at ; telephone: +43 1 531 15-202525; or e-mail: dsb@dsb.gv.at. Please contact us in advance – we assume that we can answer your questions directly in most cases.