We, the EV Group and its affiliated companies, are delighted that you visit our website and would like to thank you for your interest in our company, our products and technologies.
Protecting your privacy within the framework of using our website and in the broader context of our business relationship is one of our prime concerns. In particular, we are paying close attention to protecting your personal data.
We treat your personal data confidential and warrant that we will process them exclusively based on the legal provisions of the DPA and the EU GDPR.
Basically, you can also visit and use our website without providing any personal data. Nevertheless, some services and offerings may be subject to other regulations, which we will point out to you separately below.
Your personal data will be processed within our company for the following purposes:
a. to provide information about our products and technologies
b. to illustrate such products and technologies and to draw up corresponding quotations
c. to process and respond to your enquiries
d. to handle your order
e. to process your application in our company
We would like to point out that no data protection officer has been appointed, since this is not required by law.
WHY AND ON WHAT LEGAL BASIS DO WE PROCESS YOUR DATA?
1. To process and respond to your enquiries
If you contact us to be provided with information and/or answers to your enquiries, we may process your data based on your consent acc. to Art. 6 Para. 1 Letter a GDPR and/or Art. 6 Para. 1 Letter f GDPR.
If you contact us, for ex., to conclude a contract with us, we may process your data based on Art. 6 Para. 1 Letter b GDPR and, if need be, based on Art. 6 Para. 1 Letter c GDPR.
2. To handle your order
If you disclose your data by e-mail or in any other manner whatsoever to us, we will process such data, including your personal data, to handle your order within the framework of our business relationship to subsequently process and manage your order as agreed.
We will process your data, including the personal data provided by you and, if need be, any special categories of personal data provided without request and on a voluntary basis, on the legal basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 Letter b and Art. 9 Para. 2 Letter a GDPR in order to identify you as a customer, in order to handle the relevant order as agreed and in order to correspond with you accordingly. Any data will be processed upon your request and is required for the purposes specified above to process your order appropriately.
Due to stipulations under commercial and tax law, we are obliged to retain your address, payment and order data. If any contract is concluded, all of the data from the contractual relationship will thus be retained as long as an active business relationship exists. In addition, your name, the company address, the products and services purchased and the purchase date will at least be retained by the end of the product liability period (ten years). Any data will be processed based on the legal provisions of Section 96 Para. 3 TKG (Austrian Telecommunications Act) and of Art. 6 Para. 1 Letter a and/or Letter b GDPR.
3. To process your application in our company
If you are interested in any job offer published on the website of our company or in any other media or have any general interest in any employment in our company, we will process the data provided by you within the framework of your application, including your personal data, in order to evaluate and manage your application quickly and appropriately. We will process such data on the legal basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 Letter b and Art. 9 Para. 2 Letter a GDPR in order to handle your application accordingly and in order to correspond with you. Any data will be processed on your initiative and is required for the purposes specified above to process your application appropriately.
4. For marketing purposes
We process your data based on our legitimate interest acc. to Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 Letter f GDPR, which constitutes our interest in the initiation of the transaction and intensification of the business relationship with you as an existing or potential customer.
5. Sending newsletters
We will be pleased to inform you at regular intervals about our product and technology innovations and about further news using newsletters.
Your personal data collected within the framework of sending newsletters will not be forwarded to third parties.
You may withdraw your consent to any processing of your personal data provided to us for sending newsletters at any time. To that end, each newsletter contains a corresponding link. We will subsequently erase your data in connection with the sending of newsletters without delay.
YOUR RIGHTS AS A DATA SUBJECT
With regard to your personal data, you have the following rights towards us:
You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a data protection supervisory authority concerning any processing of your personal data by us.
Concerning this matter and any other questions in connection with any processing of your personal data, you may address our privacy team at any time.
1. Right to confirmation
You have the right to request confirmation from us as to whether relevant personal data is processed. If you would like to exercise such right of confirmation, please address our privacy team at any time.
2. Right to information
You have the right to be provided by us with information about the personal data retained about your identity and with a copy of such information free of charge at any time. Such information includes, inter alia,
Furthermore, you have the right to be provided with information as to whether any personal data was transmitted to a third country or to an international organisation. If this is the case, you also have a right to be provided with information about adequate guarantees in connection with such transmission.
If you would like to exercise such right to be provided with information, you may address our privacy team at any time.
3. Right to correction or erasure
You have the right to request immediate correction of relevant incorrect personal data.
Furthermore, you have the right to request completion of incomplete personal data, also by a complementary declaration, taking into account the purposes of processing.
If you would like to exercise such right of correction, you may address our privacy team at any time.
Moreover, you have the right to request immediate erasure of your personal data by us if any of the following reasons applies and processing is not required:
If any of the reasons specified above applies and you would like to have us erase any personal data retained by us, you may address our privacy team at any time. We will immediately comply with your request for erasure.
4. Right to be forgotten
If we have made any personal data public and our company, as controller acc. to Art. 17 Para. 1 GDPR, is obliged to erase the personal data, we will take adequate measures, also of a technical kind, taking into account the technology available and the implementation costs, to inform other controllers processing the published personal data that you requested such other controllers to erase all links to such personal data or of copies or replications of such personal data, unless processing is required. Our privacy team will arrange for the necessary steps on a case-by-case basis.
5. Right to restrict processing
You have the right to request restriction of processing by us if any of the following conditions has been satisfied:
If any of the conditions specified above has been satisfied and you would like to have us restrict any processing of personal data retained by us, you may address our privacy team at any time which will then arrange for such processing to be restricted.
6. Right to data portability
You have the right to receive your relevant personal data provided by us in a structured, common and machine-readable format.
Moreover, you have the right to transmit such data to other controllers without hindrance by us, provided that such processing is based on the consent acc. to Art. 6 Para. 1 Letter a GDPR or Art. 9 Para. 2 Letter a GDPR or on a contract acc. to Art. 6 Para. 1 Letter b GDPR and is made using automated processes, unless such processing is required to perform any task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in us.
Furthermore, when exercising your right to data portability, you have the right to effect that the personal data will be transmitted directly by us to another controller, where this is technically feasible and will not impair the rights and freedoms of others.
To assert said right, please address our privacy team.
7. Right to object to processing
You have the right to lodge an objection against any processing of your relevant personal data that is effected based on Art. 6 Para. 1 Letter e GDPR for reasons resulting from your specific situation.
If you object, we will no longer process your personal data, unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for such processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms or we show transparently that such processing serves the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
To exercise said right, please address our privacy team.
8. Right to withdraw any consent given under privacy law
You have the right to withdraw your consent to any processing of personal data. To this end, please address our privacy team.
TECHNICAL AND ORGANISATIONAL MEASURES
We implement appropriate technical and organisational measures (TOMs) and protection measures to prevent any unwarranted access, unlawful processing and unauthorised or accidental loss of your data.
In addition, we point out that our company has been certified according to the ISO 27001 (Information technology – Security techniques – Information security management systems – Requirements) international standard and that we have already implemented all necessary technical and organisational measures and protection measures within the framework of said certification.
The server used to host this website is located in and is operated by the EV Group.
Server log files
Upon each of your retrievals, our website collects a number of general data and information using an automated system.
Said general data and information is retained by the EV Group in the log files of our server.
We expressly point out that data transfer on the Internet can result in security vulnerabilities, making it thus impossible to ensure complete and seamless protection against any access by unauthorised third parties.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. ("Google").
Google Analytics uses "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer which enable an analysis of how you use our website. The information about your use of this website which is created by the cookie, is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
On behalf of the operator of this website, Google uses this information to analyse your use of the website, to compile reports about the website activity as well as to provide the operator of this website with further services which are connected to the use of this website and of the Internet.
You can prevent cookies from being installed on your device by changing your bowser software settings accordingly. In addition, you can prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as from processing this data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
This website uses Google Analytics with the "_anonymizeIp()" extension and therefore only processes the abbreviated versions of IP addresses to prevent them from being directly allocated to a particular individual. If data collected about you can be allocated to you, this personal reference will be excluded and the personal data will be deleted immediately.
For the exceptional cases in which personal data is transferred to the USA, Google has adopted the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.
The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR.
Information of the third-party provider: Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001.
Privacy overview: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en
We have included plug-ins of the social networks Facebook and LinkedIn on our website.
The service provider of Facebook is Facebook, Inc, 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA. If you live outside the USA or Canada, Facebook Ireland Ltd, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland is responsible for data protection.
An overview of all Facebook plug-ins can be found at https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/?locale=en_en.
The service provider of LinkedIn is LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, California 94043, USA.
If you click on one of the Facebook or LinkedIn buttons included on our website, for example the "Like" button, or leave a comment, Facebook and/or LinkedIn will allocate this information to your respective user account and store this personal data.
If you are logged in to your Facebook/LinkedIn user account while visiting our website, Facebook and/or LinkedIn receive information via the plug-ins that you have visited our website; this happens regardless of whether you click on a plug-in or not.
The privacy policies published by Facebook/LinkedIn, available at https://facebook.com/about/privacy/ and http://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy, provide information about the collection, processing and use of personal data by Facebook and LinkedIn.
Both Facebook and LinkedIn have adopted the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.
We have included YouTube videos on our website, which are stored on www.YouTube.com and can be played directly on our website.
By visiting our website, YouTube receives the information that you have accessed a corresponding subpage of our website. If you are logged in to Google, your data will be allocated directly to your account.
YouTube stores your data as user profiles and uses them for advertising, market research and/or demand-oriented design of its website.
You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles. In order to exercise this right, you must contact YouTube directly.
We use services provided by Google Adwords to draw attention to our attractive offers with the help of advertising materials ("Google Adwords") on third-party websites.
If you access our website via a Google ad, Google Adwords stores a cookie on your PC. These cookies usually expire after 30 days and are not intended to identify you personally. These cookies enable Google to recognise your Internet browser upon future visits.
Cookies cannot be tracked by other Adwords customers' websites. We do not collect or process any personal data using the above-mentioned advertising measures. We only receive statistical evaluations from Google.
As website provider we have no control over the extent and further use of the data collected through the use of this tool by Google. We shall therefore inform you according to our level of knowledge: By integrating AdWords Conversion, Google receives the information that you have accessed a corresponding part of our website or clicked on one of our ads.
If you are logged in to a Google service, Google may allocate your visit to your account.
You can prevent this tracking procedure in various ways:
a) by adjusting your browser software accordingly; in particular, blocking third-party cookies will prevent you from receiving ads from third-party providers;
b) by deactivating cookies for conversion tracking by setting your browser to block cookies from the "www.googleadservices.com" domain, https://www.google.com/settings/ads. However, this setting will be deleted if you delete your cookies;
c) by deactivating interest-based ads of providers that are part of the "About Ads" self-regulation campaign via the link http://www.aboutads.info/choices. However, this setting will be deleted if you delete your cookies;
d) by permanent deactivation in your Firefox, Internet Explorer or Google Chrome browsers at http://www.google.com/settings/ads/plugin. Please note, however, that if you do so, you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their fullest extent.
The legal basis for the processing of your personal data is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR.
Further information regarding data protection at Google can be found here: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en and https://services.google.com/sitestats/en.html. Alternatively, you can visit the website of the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) at www.networkadvertising.org. Google has adopted the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.
Due to legal requirements, our website contains information enabling quick electronic establishment of contact to our company and direct communication with us.
If you contact us by e-mail or using a contact form, the personal data provided by you will be retained automatically.
Such personal data provided by you on a voluntary basis will be retained for processing or contacting purposes.
If you have any enquiries regarding our handling of your data, please send an e-mail to DataProtection@EVGroup.com.
Alternatively, you can also send your enquiry to us by mail:
DI Erich Thallner Straße 1
A-4782 St. Florian am Inn