In our data privacy statement we provide information on what data is stored when you visit our website or register for our newsletter as well as how this data is used. Protecting your data is very important to us, and we process this information in accordance with the GDPR, the Telecommunications Act 2003 (TKG 2003), and the Data Protection Amendment Act 2018 (DSG 2018).
Information regarding data and the correction and deletion of data
You have a right to request information on your stored data as well as the right to its correction, deletion, and blocking. If you have any concerns or other questions concerning data privacy protection, please write to us at Association of Visual Artists Vienna Secession, Friedrichstrasse 12, 1010 Vienna, email@example.com
Web hosting service
The Secession website is hosted by Host Europe (Host Europe GmbH, Hansestrasse 111, D-51149 Cologne). The server logfiles gather access data pertaining to the Secession website including visitor IP addresses, time of access, information regarding the browser used, name of the accessed files, and the website which directed you to our site. Visitor IP addresses are saved anonymously, meaning it is impossible to draw any conclusions relating to the visitor.
Host Europe’s data privacy statement can be found here: https://www.hosteurope.de/en/terms-and-conditions/privacy/
If you have registered to receive our newsletter, we use your email address to send you the newsletter provided you have expressly agreed to receive the newsletter by providing your email address. A double opt-in process is used in which you receive a confirmation email that is used to confirm your registration.
You can unsubscribe the newsletter at any time by using the relevant links in the newsletter or by sending us an email. Send your email to unsubscribe from the newsletter to firstname.lastname@example.org. After that your email address will be deleted.
The newsletter is distributed by MailChimp email marketing service, a marketing platform of US company Rocket Science Group, LLC, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE #5000, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA.
The MailChimp data privacy statement can be viewed at https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/
The Rocket Science Group LLC (“MailChimp”) is certified by the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework, meaning it is obligated to adhere to EU data protection requirements. We have also signed a “data processing agreement” with MailChimp. According to this agreement, MailChimp is obligated to protect our users’ data, to process this data on our behalf in accordance with data protection requirements, and, most importantly, may not provide this information to third parties.
The email addresses of our newsletter recipients are stored on MailChimp’s servers in the USA. This information is used by MailChimp to send and evaluate the newsletter on our behalf. For statistical purposes, MailChimp determines whether the newsletter is opened, when it is opened, and which links are clicked. These analyses serve to help us improve our newsletter service and are not personally identifiable.
Our newsletter to the press is distributed by Meltwater. Meltwater is a platform of Meltwater Deutschland GmbH, Rotherstraße 22, 10245 Berlin, Germany for newsletter distribution and social media monitoring (“Meltwater”).
We use Meltwater to send and evaluate the reach of our press newsletters. For this purpose, the e-mail addresses of our press contacts and any other data required by Meltwater for the distribution of the press newsletters will be processed on our behalf.
For more information on Meltwater’s data processing, see: https://www.meltwater.com/de/privacy-policy/
You can unsubscribe the press newsletter at any time by using the relevant link in the press newsletter or by sending us an email. Send your email to unsubscribe from the newsletter to email@example.com. After that your email address will be deleted.
On the issue of data retention for the Secession WarenvertriebsGesmbH webshop, please note that the service subscriber’s IP data is collected using cookies and information regarding the purchaser’s name, purchaser’s address, products purchased, and sums paid are retained for the purposes of simplifying the purchasing process and later contract processing.
Payments are handled by the payment service provider Viveum: Viveum, Riemergasse 14/30, A-1010 Vienna, tel.: 43 1 5138800-0, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.viveum.com. Viveum’s data privacy statement is available at https://www.viveum.com/datenschutzerklaerung/
In order to process payments, we work together with external payment service providers (Visa, Mastercard, Sofortüberweisung). The data required to process payments is processed and stored solely by the payment service providers.
The relevant data privacy statements for the following service providers can be found at:
No data other than that required for purposes of contract processing are stored. The data you provide are required to execute the contract or for precontractual measures. Without this data we cannot conclude a contract with you. Your data is not transmitted to third parties with the exception of the transmission of credit card details to the transacting banking institution and payment services provider for the purposes of debiting the purchase price, to the shipping firm commissioned by us to deliver the product, as well as our tax accountant in order to fulfill our tax obligations. Should the purchasing process be terminated, all data collected by us are deleted. If a contract is concluded, all data relating to the contractual relationship are stored for seven years until the mandatory retention period for tax purposes has passed.
Data relating to name, address, products purchased, and purchase date are also stored until the product liability period has expired (ten years). Data processing is carried out in accordance with the legal requirements of § 96 paragraph 3 TKG as well as Art. 6 paragraph 1 point a (consent) and/or point b (necessary for the performance of a contract) of the GDPR.
Donations to the Secession Association towards the gilding of the cupola leaves as part of the 2017/2018 renovations are also processed via the webshop. Payment processing is handled by the payment service provider Viveum: Viveum, Riemergasse 14/30, 1010 Vienna, tel.: 43 1 5138800-0, email: email@example.com, www.viveum.com. Viveum’s data privacy statement is available at https://www.viveum.com/datenschutzerklaerung/
Payment processing is handled by external service providers (Visa, Mastercard, Sofortüberweisung). Data required for payment are processed and stored solely by the payment service providers.
The relevant data privacy statements for the following service providers can be found at:
Donations are tax deductible in accordance with § 4a Abs. 2 Z 5 EStG 1988. Data collection for purposes of reporting the donations and transmission of said data to tax authorities, we collect the donor’s name, address, and date of birth and transmit these to the tax authorities. These data are stored for seven years until the mandatory retention period for tax purposes has passed.
Friends of the Secession
If you are interested becoming a member of the Friends of the Secession you can use the contact form on our website. The association of the Friends of the Secession will use your e-mail-address to contact you in order to send you information on the membership and the activities of the Friends of the Secession. If you do not want to be contacted please send an e-mail to the association of the Friends of the Secession: firstname.lastname@example.org. After that your email address will be deleted.
This website uses external fonts (“web fonts”) provided by Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc., Monotype GmbH, Horexstr. 30, D-61352 Bad Homburg. These web fonts are made available via a Monotype server in the USA. Your IP address is transmitted to the Monotype server as well as information regarding which internet pages you have visited.
Additional information regarding Monotype’s data protection guidelines is available at
Our website integrates plugins from the video portal Vimeo, LLC, 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA. If you visit a page on our website that includes such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to Vimeo’s servers. The plugin’s content is transmitted by Vimeo directly to your browser and integrated into the page. By means of this integration, Vimeo receives information showing your browser accessed the relevant page on our website, even if you do not have a Vimeo account or are not logged on to Vimeo. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted by your browser directly to a Vimeo server in the USA and stored there.
If you do not wish Vimeo to directly associate the data collected during your visit to our website with your Vimeo account, you must log out of Vimeo before visiting our website.
The tracking tool Google Analytics is automatically integrated into the videos from Vimeo embedded in our website. This tool is Vimeo’s own tracking application to which we have no access and which cannot be influenced by our website. For tracking purposes, Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies.” Cookies are text files that are stored on your computer and allow for the analysis of website usage. Generally, the information produced by the cookie concerning your use of this website are transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. In order to prevent the setting of Google Analytics tracking cookies, you can prevent cookies being saved by activating the appropriate setting in your browser. We would like to point out, however, that if you activate this setting, you may not be able to use all of the functions of this website. Furthermore, you can prevent the collection of data produced by the cookie and your use of the website (including your IP address) and its transmission to Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
As an alternative to the browser plugin or when using browsers on mobile devices, click on the following link in order to set an opt-out cookie that will prevent the collection of data by Google Analytics within this website in the future (This opt-out cookie only functions in this browser and for this domain. Should you delete your cookies, you must once again click on this link.): https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
Google Privacy Center and Privacy Checkup
Details regarding Google’s data privacy statement can be viewed at https://policies.google.com/privacy/update?hl=en&gl=at
Google’s Privacy Checkup at https://myaccount.google.com/privacycheckup allows you to examine and change your data privacy settings for Google products.
This website uses Matomo, an opensource web application for website analysis. The application stores information that includes the browser used, time of access, length of time spent on the website, pages visited, the website which directed you to our site, external links clicked, and the visitor’s country. Visitors’ IP Addresses are collected anonymously.
The Matomo data privacy statement is available here: https://matomo.org/privacy-policy/
Should you have any questions regarding data privacy, please write to the Association of Visual Artists Vienna Secession, Friedrichstrasse 12, A-1010 Vienna, email@example.com.