- Personal Data
- Legal Basis for Data Processing
- Cookies and Server Log Files
- Transfer of Data to Third-Parties
- Storage of Data
- Your Data Protection Rights
- Contact Details of the Data Protection Officer
The Controller for the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) is:
Brandl & Talos Rechtsanwälte GmbH
Phone: +43 1 522 57 00
2. Personal Data
2.1 Personal data is any information that relates to an identified or identifiable natural person (the “Affected Person”). Examples include name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, date of birth, age, gender, social security number. There are also special categories of personal data (so-called “Sensitive Data”). Under the GDPR such Sensitive Data pertains to health data or data in connection with criminal proceedings.
2.2 For technical reasons, every time you access our website, your browser transmits certain data to our web server. This data is collected exclusively for statistical and technical purposes, for example in order to ensure the smooth running of our service operation. The following data is collected:
- Date and time of access
- Browser type and version
- Request (Filename of the requested file)
- Operating System Used
- Referrer URL, i.e. the website from which you visit our website
- The websites visited within our website
2.3 Additional personal data will only be recorded if you provide it yourself; for example, if you provide us with data via the contact form. If you use our contact form, the following data will be collected:
- First and Last Name
- E-Mail Address
- Telephone Number
- Your Message
- Your attached data
If you do not provide us with your personal data, we cannot consider you in our application process.
2.4 We do use a Double Opt In procedure with our newsletter. If you subscribe to our newsletter, we will collect the following data:
- First and Last Name
- E-Mail Address
- Your consent to receive the newsletter
3. Legal Basis for Data Processing
Brandl & Talos Rechtsanwälte GmbH collects, processes and uses your personal data on its website only when a legal basis in the sense of GDPR exists.
3.1 Legitimate Interest – Art 6 Para. 1 (f) GDPR
If the processing of personal data is necessary to safeguard the legitimate interests of our company or a third party, then Article 6 (1) (f) of the GDPR serves as the legal basis. Legitimate interests under the GDPR are:
i) to ensure the operation and management of the website;
ii) to be able to carry out direct marketing activities; or
iii) to guarantee network and data security, but only insofar as our legitimate interest is in accordance with applicable law and the rights and freedoms of our users.
3.2 Consent – Art 6 Para. 1 (a) GDPR
The processing of data that you submit to us via the contact form or while subscribing to our newsletter is based on your consent. The scope and purpose of the processing depend on the underlying consent. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future by sending us a message via the contact form or via E-Mail in which you inform us of your revocation. You can also inform us about your revocation via phone.
3.3 Contractual Obligations – Art 6 para 1 (b) GDPR
The processing of data that you submit to us in the course of your application is based on our (pre-)contractual obligations.
3.4 Legal Obligations – Art 6 para. 1 (c) GDPR
If Brandl & Talos Rechtsanwälte GmbH is subject to a legal obligation on the basis of which the processing of personal data is necessary, then Art. 6 (1) (c) GDPR serves as the legal basis.
4. Cookies and Server Log Files
4.3 First Party cookies subject to approval on this website: Cookies that are not strictly required by law to be able to use the website nevertheless fulfill important tasks. Without these cookies, features that allow comfortable browsing on our website, such as saving a language selection that you have selected, are no longer available and therefore need to be queried again on each page.
4.6 If you delete all your cookies at a later date, it is necessary to perform the opt-out process again; this also applies if you visit this website from other computers. If your security settings are too high and the cookie is blocked, we will not be able to process your opt-out request. You will be notified in this case and should repeat the opt-out process with lower security settings.
4.7 To optimize our website in terms of system performance, usability and providing useful information about our services, the website provider automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. This includes your internet protocol address (IP address), browser and language setting, operating system, referrer URL, your internet service provider and date / time. A combination of this data with personal data sources will not be made. We reserve the right to check this data retrospectively, if we become aware of specific indications of illegal use.
5. Transfer of Data to Third-Parties
5.1 Due to today’s complexity of certain data processing processes, it has become essential for us to provide certain services with the assistance of third parties. For this we use external service providers (e.g. for webhosting and our IT systems) where your data is provided for this purpose. These service providers are processors in the sense of the GDPR, which have contractually agreed to keep your data confidential and to process your data only as part of their service provision.
5.2 If applicable, the potential recipient of your personal data may be located outside the European Union or processes your personal data there. The level of data protection in other countries may not be the same as that of Austria. However, Brandl & Talos Rechtsanwälte GmbH only transmits your personal data to countries for which the EU Commission has decided that they have an adequate level of data protection or we take measures to ensure that all recipients have an adequate level of data protection, which we ensure through standard contractual clauses (2010/87 / EC and / or 2004/915 / EC).
5.3 Under certain circumstances, we may be required by law to disclose your information to regulators and law enforcement agencies, for example. However, we will only do so to the extent necessary to prevent and / or detect fraud and other crimes or to ensure network and data security.
6. Storage of Data
We will delete the data of applicants who we did not hire six months after the application process is completed.
7. Your Data Protection Rights
7.1 As the Affected Person, you have the right at any time to obtain information about your stored personal data, its origin and the recipient as well as the purpose of the data processing. You also have the right to correct and transmit your data and, if necessary, to object to, restrict the processing of or deleting of processed data.
7.3 If you believe that the processing of your personal data by Brandl & Talos Rechtsanwälte GmbH violates the applicable data protection law or your data protection claims have been violated in another way, you may file a complaint with the competent supervisory authority. In Austria, the Data Protection Authority is responsible.
Contact Details of the Data Protection Officer
Brandl & Talos Rechtsanwälte GmbH has appointed a data protection officer. If you have questions about the processing of your data or want to exercise your (information) rights, the data protection officer can be reached under the contact details listed below.
Mag. Martin Pichler
Tel: +43 1 522 57 00