We are committed to respecting your privacy. This privacy policy explains how we will use any personal data, please read it carefully.

Personal data

We process the personal data that you submit through our website, such as your name, email address, address or other personal details, only for the stated purpose, and we will store it securely and not share it with third parties. Our provider automatically collects information such as browser software, operating system, referring page, IP address, time of access etc. and stores this on the web server. This information cannot be attributed to any specific person without validation against other data sources, and we do not subject it to further analysis unless our website is used illegally.

Data and comments submitted in forms

When website visitors voluntarily post comments or complete forms, the data they enter is stored along with their IP addresses. This is done for security reasons in case visitors post illegal content (insults, left or right-wing propaganda, hate speech etc.). In such cases we have an interest in the writer’s identity.


Cookies are small text files used by the website to store information about the user on their computer while they visit this website. Cookies help us to establish how many users access our web pages and how frequently they do this, and also provide pointers for improving the usability of our content. We use session cookies, which are stored only while you are using our website, as well as persistent cookies that save information about repeat visits. The purpose of our use of cookies is to optimise the user experience and to recognise visitors when they come back to the site, allowing us to present an attractive website with interesting content. Persistent cookies only contain an identification number. We do not store your name, IP address or similar information. We do not create individual profiles based on your usage patterns. You may use our website without accepting cookies. You can set your browser (Chrome, Edge, Firefox and others) to accept cookies, or limit acceptance to specific websites, or to prompt you each time a cookie is sent. You can also delete cookies from your hard drive at any time. Please note, however, that this might restrict the way in which the website is presented and can be used.

Privacy information for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (hereinafter referred to as “Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files that are placed on your computer and allow analysis of how you use the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website will usually be sent to a Google server in the USA and stored there. If IP anonymisation is used on this website, your IP address will be truncated by Google within Member States of the European Union or within other signatory countries to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. Google will use this information, on behalf of the operator of this website, to evaluate how you use the website, compiling reports on website activities and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. Google will not combine the IP address transferred by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics with any other data held by Google. You may prevent the storing of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser; however, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You may also prevent the data related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and generated by the cookie from being collected and processed by Google by downloading and installing the browser add-on from https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

For more information about Google’s Terms of Service and Privacy Policy please visit https://policies.google.com/?hl=en-US. We wish to point out that our website has been extended to include the “gat._anonymizeIp();” code to enable the anonymisation of IP addresses (also referred to as IP masking).

Google Maps

This website uses Google Maps to display mapping information. During the use of Google Maps, Google also collects, processes and uses data on the use of its map functions by visitors to these websites. For more information about Google’s processing of data please see its Privacy Policy at https://policies.google.com/?hl=en-US. You may change your settings in the Safety Center to manage and protect your data.

Privacy information for the use of Facebook

This website has integrated plug-ins of the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. You can recognise Facebook plug-ins by the Facebook logo or the “Like” button on our site. An overview of Facebook plug-ins can be found here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.

When you visit our site, the plug-in will establish a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook thus receives information that you visited our website from your IP address. When you click on the Facebook “Like” button while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our pages to your Facebook profile. In this way, Facebook can assign the visit to our pages to your user account. We wish to point out that, as the provider of these pages, we have no knowledge of the data transmitted to Facebook and how it uses it. For more information about Facebook’s Privacy Policy please visit https://www.facebook.com/policy.php. If you do not wish Facebook to associate your visit to our pages with your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.

Privacy information for the use of Twitter

This website uses functions of the Twitter service. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., Twitter, Inc. 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the functions of the Tweet button the websites you visit are associated with your Twitter account and made available to other users, including the sending of data to Twitter. We wish to point out that, as the provider of these pages, we have no knowledge of the data transmitted to Twitter and how it uses it. For more information about Twitter’s Privacy Policy please visit https://twitter.com/privacy?lang=en. You can change your Twitter data security settings at https://twitter.com/settings/account.

Privacy information for the use of LinkedIn

Our website uses functions of the social media network LinkedIn. Provider of the network is LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Every time you access one of our websites that include LinkedIn functions, a connection is established to LinkedIn’s servers. LinkedIn will be informed that you visited our websites from your IP address. If you click on the LinkedIn buttons while being logged into your LinkedIn account, LinkedIn can associate your visit to our website to you and your user account. We wish to point out that, as the provider of these pages, we have no knowledge of the data transmitted to LinkedIn and how it uses it. For more information about LinkedIn’s Privacy Policy please visit https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy.

Right of access, right to rectification, right to erasure, right to restriction of processing, right to data portability and right to lodge a complaint with the data protection authority

You can exercise your right of access, right to rectification, right to erasure, right to restriction of processing and your right to data portability at any time. To this end, please contact us at . Please find an overview of your rights below:

Right of access: We will inform you of the personal data we have stored upon your request. For more information please refer to Article 15 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Right to rectification: If your personal data is inaccurate, you have the right to have that inaccurate data completed or rectified in accordance with Article 16 GDPR.

Right to erasure and restriction of processing: You have the right in accordance with Article 17 GDPR to have your personal data erased and in accordance with Article 18 GDPR to restrict the processing of that data.

Right to data portability: If you have a legitimate interest, you have the right in accordance with Article 20 GDPR to receive your personal data and to request transmission of that data to third parties.

Right to object/Right to withdraw consent: You have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data in accordance with Article 21 GDPR, and in particular to processing of that data for direct marketing purposes (newsletter).

If you believe the processing of your personal data infringes data protection laws or your claims to data protection are breached in any other way, you may lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority (Article 77 GDPR). In Austria, this authority is the Austrian Data Protection Authority (DSB). In this context, we also wish to refer to the DSB’s website available at https://www.dsb.gv.at/.

Consent and right of withdrawal

Where your consent is required in relation to the processing/use of your personal data, we will only process/use that data after you have given your explicit consent. When you give your consent, you confirm that you are 18 years old or your legal representative has given their consent. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time by emailing . If you withdraw your consent, any data stored so far will be anonymised and subsequently only used for statistical purposes without being associated with your person. The withdrawal of consent does not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.


If you want to receive the newsletter we offer on our web pages, we need you to provide an email address as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the given email address or that the owner of the email address agrees to receiving the newsletter. We do not collect any other data. You may withdraw your consent for us to store and use this data and email address to send the newsletter at any time.


If you contact us using the form on our website or by email, the data provided will be stored by us for the purposes of handling your enquiry and possible subsequent queries for two years. We do not forward this data without your consent. The lawful basis for this processing is laid down in Article 6(1)(b) of the GDPR.

Data protection officer

If you have any questions about the collection, processing or use of your personal data, about access, rectification, blocking or erasure of data or about the withdrawal of given consent, please contact us by post:

ÖSB Consulting GmbH
Obere Donaustraße 33
1020 Vienna

or by email: