Our website may be used without entering personal information. Different rules may apply to certain services on our site, however, and are explained separately below. We collect personal information from you only in accordance with the provisions of the Austrian data protection statutes. You can find the legal framework for data protection predominantly in the Austrian Datenschutzgesetz 2000 (DSG 2000). The provisions below serve to provide information as to the manner, extent and purpose for collecting, using and processing personal information by LISAvienna.
Please be aware that data transfer via the internet is subject to security risks and, therefore, complete protection against third-party access to transferred data cannot be ensured. Also note that we do not have any influence on the collection and use of data by the tools and external services we apply to make our website convenient in use.
Our website makes use of so-called cookies in order to recognize repeat use of our website by the same user/internet connection subscriber. Cookies are small text files that your internet browser downloads and stores on your computer. They are used to improve our website. In most cases these are so-called “session cookies” that are deleted once you leave our website. To an extent, however, these cookies also pass along information used to automatically recognize you. Recognition occurs through an IP address saved to the cookies. The information thereby obtained is used to expedite your access to the website and to help us when optimizing our services. You can prevent cookies from being installed by adjusting the settings on your browser software accordingly. You should be aware, however, that by doing so you may not be able to make full use of all the functions of our website.
2. Google: Use of Google Analytics with anonymization, application of Google+ components and Google maps
This website uses Google Maps to allow you to deal with geographical information such as event locations and company sites more easily. Please note that Google is able to link your website visits to your Google account in case you are logged in before visiting our website. In addition, Google is informed precisely which page of our website is being visited in case you activate the Google + share button. As specified by Google, your visit does not undergo additional analysis in the event you are not logged into your Google account. If you access our site while logged into Google, Google, Google can collect information about your Google account, websites you recommend as well as your IP address, along with other browser-related information. This allows your recommendations to be stored and publicized. Your Google recommendations can then appear as a reference in other Google services, such as search results, your Google account or other places, such as on websites and ads in the internet, together with your account name and, if applicable, a picture you provided to Google. Furthermore, Google can link your visit to our site with data stored by Google. Google also records this information for the purpose of further improving Google services. If you wish to minimize the collection of information by Google as previously described, you must log out of your Google account before visiting our website. You can access Google‘s data protection policies with all relevant information on the collection, transfer and use of data by Google, your rights in this regard as well as your profile settings options at the following link: https://developers.google.com/+/web/ buttons-policy.
3. Contacting us and online registration for events
On our website we offer you the opportunity to contact us by e-mail. In this case your data will be saved for the purpose of processing your inquiry. None of this information is transferred to third parties, nor is any of this information matched to any information that is collected by other components of our website.
You may also register for events directly on our website. The information entered when signing up includes form of address, first name, surname, organization, telephone and e-mail, and optionally also title, street and street number, postal code, city, state, country and comments. Alternatively you may register via Google+ or XING accounts. Your data will not only be used and saved for the preparation and wrap-up of the respective event, but with your event registration you also agree to be included in our electronic CRM and to receive our newsletter and event mailings in the future – however you may unsubscribe at any time. When signing up, we also store your IP address and the date and time you registered. This serves to protect us in the event a third party improperly and without your knowledge makes use of your data to sign up. None of this information is transferred to third parties.
4. Electronic MailChimp Newsletter and Event-Mailing List
Our website offers you the opportunity to subscribe to our newsletter and our event mailing list via e-mail, Google+, or a XING account. With the newsletter we regularly provide information about our services, news concerning life sciences in Vienna, and current funding opportunities. Our event mailings update you on our events. To receive our messages, you require a valid email address. We will review the email address you provide for the purpose of determining whether you are in fact the owner of the email address provided or whether its actual owner has authorized the receipt of the newsletter. When subscribing to our newsletter / event-mailing list, we will store your IP address as well as the date and time you subscribed. This serves to protect us in the event a third party improperly and without your knowledge makes use of your email address to subscribe to our lists. In addition, we collect first name and surname. The data thereby collected is not used solely for the purpose of receiving our newsletter, but we also include you contact in our electronic CRM.
Please note that we use MailChimp to send our mailings to our subscribers. MailChimp is a service provided by The Rocket Science Group, LLC, 512 Means Street, Suite 404, Atlanta, GA 30318, USA. The data stored when you registered for the lists will be sent to a server operated in the United States. By signing up you accept the data processing by this service provider in the US. Further information about the data protection offered by MailChimp can be found at http://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/.
Our mailings include so-called web bugs that allow us to recognize if, when and by whom the respective emails are opened and which links are clicked. We use the data to learn more about the general interests of our subscribers. This helps us to continuously improve our services. Individualized mailings are not provided. By signing on to the llists you agree with this tracking. You may cancel your subscription and revoke your consent to the storage and analysis of your data at any time. In case you want to receive our mailings without the use of MailChimp and tracking, please contact us at news@ LISAvienna.at.
5. Application of 2-click social media buttons: AddThis, Facebook, Flickr, Google+, issuu, LinkedIn and XING
On our website, we apply 2-click social media buttons to allow you to easily share our web content. To protect your surf behavior, a connection to the respective service only is established after a click on the respective symbol. Following this activation the respective service receives information precisely about which page of our internet presence is currently being visited. In case you activate a button while being logged in, the respective service is able to link your visit of our website to your account. To prevent this, please log out beforehand. Only after a second click you are able to make use of the share function and distribute website content via email, Facebook, Google +, LinkedIn, WhatsApp and XING. Additionally, on our website you will find 2-click buttons that are linked with our accounts and channels at Flickr, issuu, LinkedIn, Twitter and XING. We invite you to connect with us this way. For the respective data privacy provisions please check the information given by these service providers. We do not have any influence on the collection and use of data by these services.
You can find additional information on the 2-click mode at http://www.heise.de/ct/artikel/2-Klicks-fuer-mehr-Datenschutz- 1333879.html. In case no button is clicked at, no data exchange between you and the social networks takes place.
Oracle Corporation, 500 Oracle Parkway, Redwood Shores, CA 94065, USA
You can permanently prevent addthis.com from placing a cookie on your browser using the opt-out cookie available at: http://www.addthis.com/privacy/opt-out. You should be aware, however, that by doing so you are not be able to make full use of all the functions of our website. You can find the data privacy policies for AddThis at the following internet address, along with information about the collection and use of data: http://www.addthis.com/privacy/privacy-policy. Data privacy notices from Oracle are provided at http://www.oracle.com/us/legal/privacy/privacy-policy/index.html.
Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
Please find the data protection policies of Facebook including information about the collection and use of data by Facebook, your rights in this regard as well as the options available to you for protecting your privacy at https://de-de.facebook. com/about/privacy/. In addition, external tools are available that can be used to block Facebook social plug-ins with add-ons: http://webgraph. com/resources/facebookblocker/.
Yahoo! Inc. 701 First Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94089, USA
Here you can find Flickr‘s information on data privacy and data protection https://policies.yahoo.com/us/en/yahoo/privacy/ products/flickr/index.htm and at Yahoo https://policies.yahoo.com/us/en/yahoo/privacy/index.htm.
Issuu, Inc. 131 Lytton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301, USA
At the following website you can find the data privacy provisions of issuu including information on the collection and use of data: https://issuu.com/legal/privacy.
LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA
Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
WhatsApp Inc., 650 Castro Street, Suite 120-219, Mountain View, CA 94041, USA
XING AG Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany
You can find XING’s general data privacy provisions at https://www.xing.com/privacy and the data privacy provisions relating to the XING Share-Button at https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection.
You may contact us at no cost if you have questions relating to the collection, processing or use of your personal information, if you wish to request the correction, blocking or deletion of the same, or if you wish to cancel explicitly granted consent. Please note that you have the right to have incorrect data corrected or to have personal data deleted, where such claim is not barred by any legal obligation to retain this data.
Vienna, May 29, 2017