Data Protection Statement
1. Personal data
We, Alix Frank Rechtsanwälte GmbH will collect, process and use your personal data only upon your consent and/or instruction orappointment for the purposes agreed with you or where there is any other legal basis as per Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data ProtectionRegulation/GDPR); this will be done in compliance with data protection and civil law provisions.
Only personal data that is required for rendering and handling our services as congress organiser or which you provide to us on a voluntary basis will be collected.
Personal data means all data which includes details regarding personal or factual circumstances, such as, for example, name, address, email address, phone number, date of birth, age, gender, video recordings, photos, voice recordings of persons.
2. Access and erasure
In compliance with our professional duty as
a lawyer to maintain secrecy, you as our client or as a data subject in general
have a right of access to your stored personal data, its source and recipient
and the purpose of data processing as well as a right to rectification, a right
to data portability, a right to object, a right to restriction of processing
and blocking or erasure of inaccurate or inadmissibly processed data at any
In the case of changes of your personal
data please inform us accordingly.
You may withdraw your consent to use of your personal data at any time. Your request for access, erasure, rectification, objection and/or data portability (in the last case: unless this involves a disproportionate effort) may be sent to this law firm’s address stated in Clause 10 of this Statement.
On the basis of your consent we will process your
voluntarily provided personal data (title, name, address, telephone number,
e-mail address, date of birth, grades) for the dispatch of newsletters, invitations
to our events, seasonal greetings, publications and other informational
material about women in law via e-mail. You may withdraw this consent at any
time with effect for the future.
If you are of the opinion that processing
of your personal data by us infringes applicable data protection law or that
your claims under data protection law have been infringed in any other way, you
may lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority. In Austria the
competent authority is the Austrian Data Protection Authority [Datenschutzbehörde].
3. Data security
Your personal data is protected through
appropriate technical and organisational measures. Those measures include but
are not limited to protection against unauthorised, unlawful or accidental access,
processing, loss, use and tampering.
Irrespective of our efforts to observe an
appropriately high standard of due diligence at all times it cannot be excluded
that information which you have provided to us via the internet will be
inspected and used by other persons.
Please note that we, therefore, assume no
liability whatsoever for disclosure of information due to errors in data
transfers that were not caused by us and/or unauthorised access by third
parties (e.g. hacker attack on email account or phone, interception of fax
4. Use of data
We will not use any data provided to us for
purposes other than the purposes necessary for the performance of the contract
or your consent or otherwise by any provision in conformity with the GDPR. This
does not apply to use of data for statistical purposes, provided that the data
provided has been anonymised.
5. Transfer of data to third parties
For us to fulfil your instruction it may be
necessary to transfer your data to third parties (e.g. counterparty,
substitutes, insurance companies, service providers whom we engage and to whom
we provide data, etc.), courts or public authorities. Your data will be
forwarded exclusively on the basis of the GDPR, in particular to fulfil your
instruction or on the basis of your prior consent.
Some of the recipients of your personal
data stated above are located or process your personal data outside your
country. The data protection standard in other countries may not be the same as
the one in Austria. However, we transfer your personal data only to countries
for which the European Commission has decided that they offer an adequate level
of data protection; if this is not the case, we take measures to ensure that
all recipients offer an adequate level of data protection, for which purpose we
conclude standard contractual clauses (2010/87/EU and/or 2004/915/EC).
6. Communication and notification of data breaches
We endeavour to ensure that data breaches
will be noticed early and immediately communicated to you and notified to the
competent supervisory authority, where applicable, including the relevant
categories of data concerned.
7. Retention of data
We will not retain data longer than necessary to fulfil our contractual and/or legal obligations or to defend us against any liability claims that may arise.
8. Server log files
In order to optimise this website in terms
of system performance, user-friendliness and provision of useful information
about our services, the website provider automatically collects and stores
information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically
transfers 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.
This data will not be combined with
personal data sources. We reserve the right to check this data at a later date
if we learn of specific indications of unlawful use.
On the basis of your consent we will process your voluntarily provided personal data (title, name, address, company, position, e-mail address) for the dispatch of informational material and announcements about the “Women in Law” Congress via e-mail. You may withdraw this consent at any time with effect for the future (eg via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org).
10. Our contact details
Protection of your data is of particular importance to us. Please do not hesitate to contact us using the contact details stated below at any time if you have any questions or if you want to withdraw your consent.
Alix Frank Rechtsanwälte GmbH
A-1010 Wien, Tel. +43-1-523 27 27
Fax: +43-1-523 33 15, E-mail: email@example.com