TDV Consulting Group Dorian & Partner GmbH, a Austrian corporate
entity registered in the registry of commerce of Austria under n° FN 297207 w,
located Gleisdorfer Gasse 5, A-8010 Graz, AUSTRIA, (hereinafter “TDV”)
processes Personal Data (as defined below) in the course of its business,
including the Personal Data of people browsing the websites of TDV (the
individuals from whom Personal Data is collected by TDV ("You" or
"Your") how TDV collects and uses such Personal Data and how You can
control its use.
governing the protection of Your Personal Data including the Personal Data
collected on or through the Sites.
TDV collects Personal Data either online (including via
of collection or processing.
Personal data ("Personal Data") means any
information relating to an identified or identifiable person. An identifiable
person is a person who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular
by reference to an identification number or to one or more factors specific to
Non-Personal Data means any information that does not result
in the identification of a person.
For visitors and users of the Sites: each Site is subject to
2. DATA COLLECTED
Visitors are individuals who visit the Sites without
registering themselves. Their Personal Data likely includes:
•IP and/or MAC address
•Cookies (as described in section 10); and
•any other Personal Data as may be relevant for the purposes
For visitors and users of the Sites: in order to use certain
functions and features of the Site, TDV requires that You provide certain
Personal Data when visiting or using the Site. You are free to decide whether
or not to provide all or part of Your Personal Data. However, if You choose not
to provide all or part of this Personal Data, the purposes as described in
Article 3 hereafter might not be achieved or not properly achieved, some areas
and functions of the Sites may not function properly and/or You may be refused
access to certain pages on the Site.
3. PURPOSES AND LEGAL GROUNDS FOR PROCESSING PERSONAL DATA
TDV collects Your Personal Data for the following legal
grounds and for the following purposes:
- Processing activities based on Your consent:
•To improve Your user experience;
•To recognize that You have given a Personal Data so you
don't need to do it for every web page requested;
- Processing activities based on TDV legitimate interest:
•To enable TDV to manage surveys.
In addition, when You are a user, TDV collects Your Personal
Data on the following legal grounds and for the following purposes:
- Processing activities based on your prior consent:
•To enable You to request and receive information on TDV and
TDV products and services from TDV or a third party engaged by TDV;
•To ascertain Your requirements and interests and provide
You with the most suitable products and/or services ;
•To enable TDV to manage its marketing
•To enable You to register for a seminar, webinar, or event;
•To enable You to enter a contest;
- Processing based on TDV’s legitimate interest:
•To enable TDV to manage its marketing activities for
similar goods and products if You are already using TDV products and services;
•To manage the TDV Anti-Piracy and Compliance program.
4. PERSONAL DATA RETENTION PERIOD
TDV does not store Your Personal Data for more time than
necessary. Retention periods may vary depending on the data categories and the
Where TDV is processing and using Your Personal Data as
permitted by law or under your consent, TDV will store Your Personal Data (i)
only as long as required to fulfil the purposes set out above, (ii) until You
object to TDV’s use of your Personal Data (where TDV has a legitimate interest
in using Your Personal Data), or (iii) where you gave Your consent, until you
withdraw it. However, where TDV is required by applicable law to retain your
Personal Data longer or where Your Personal Data is required to assert or
defend against legal claims, TDV will retain Your Personal Data until the end
of the relevant retention period or until the claims in question have been
5. TRANSFER OF PERSONAL DATA
If You are accessing the Sites from a location outside of
the European Union, with laws or regulations governing data collection, use,
and disclosure that differ from those of the European Union, please note that
through Your continued use of the Sites, which are governed by Austrian law,
Your Personal Data to the European Union and You consent to that transfer.
6. RIGHT TO ACCESS, TO RECTIFICATION AND OTHER RIGHTS
TDV will take reasonable steps to ensure that the Personal
such Personal Data is correct and up to date.
You have a right to access Your Personal Data. In addition,
You have a right to request the rectification, completion, update or erasure of
Your Personal Data. You have a right to restrict processing. You also have a
right to obtain a copy of Your Personal Data stored by TDV. You have a right to
object, in relation to specific processing of Your Personal Data. Additionally,
You may have a right to data portability.
You may exercise Your rights by sending an email to the: firstname.lastname@example.org
Depending on the scope of the request, TDV reserves the
right to charge a reasonable fee to cover any out-of-pocket costs incurred in
connection with such access, modification and deletion of Personal Data. TDV
may deny access to Personal Data in limited circumstances, defined by
applicable laws and regulations.
7. DATA RECIPIENTS
Your Personal Data may be disclosed to and used by a TDV for
Where TDV has knowledge that a third party to which TDV has
provided Personal Data for the purposes listed in Article 3 above, is using or
TDV will take reasonable steps to prevent or stop such use or disclosure.TDV
will also disclose Your Personal Data to third parties if TDV determines that
such disclosure is necessary for technical reasons (such as hosting services by
a third party) or to protect TDV’s legal interests (such as in the event of a
sale of assets to a third company, or a change of control or a total or partial
liquidation of TDV).
Additionally, TDV may share Your personal Data with the
reseller assigned to You or in the territory where You are located for the
purpose of TDV business. TDV may also share Your Personal Data with business
partners when TDV and the business partner sponsor an event together or
participate in a marketing promotion together and in which You engage.
TDV may also disclose Your Personal Data if required by law
or if TDV believes in good faith that such disclosure is reasonably necessary
to comply with legal process (for example, a warrant, a subpoena, or other
court order) or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of TDV, TDV’s
customers, or the public.
If allowed by applicable law, TDV may also share Your
Personal Data with third parties in order to offer You targeted marketing or
8. DATA SECURITY
TDV undertakes to ensure the protection and security of
Personal Data that You choose to communicate, in order to ensure the
confidentiality of Your Personal Data and prevent Your Personal Data from being
distorted, damaged, destroyed or disclosed to unauthorized parties.
TDV maintains reasonable physical, electronic, and
procedural safeguards to protect Personal Data from loss, misuse and
unauthorized access, disclosure, alternation and destruction. As part of those
safeguards, TDV employs sophisticated technology designed to protect Personal
Data during its transmission and prevent transmission errors or unauthorized
acts of third parties. However, while TDV strives to protect Your Personal
Data, in light of the inevitable risks of data transmission over the internet, TDV
cannot guarantee full protection against any error occurring during the course
of Personal Data transmission which is beyond TDV' reasonable control.
Since all Personal Data is confidential, access is limited
to employees, contractors and agents of TDV who have a need to know such data
in carrying out their tasks. All the people who have access to Your Personal
Data are bound by a duty of confidentiality and subject to disciplinary actions
and/or other sanctions if they fail to meet these obligations.
However, it is important for You to exercise caution to
prevent unauthorized access to Your Personal Data. You are responsible for the
confidentiality of Your password and information appearing on Your account.
Consequently, You must ensure that You log out of Your session in the event of
shared use of a computer.
same or similar purpose (together referred to as “cookies”), that may collect
or store Personal Data. Cookies are text files stored and used to record
Non-Personal and Personal Data concerning Your browsing and use of the Sites.
Cookies can be either persistent (ie., remain after You logoff from the Sites
in order to be used on Your subsequent visits to the Sites) or transient (i.e.,
removed when You close the web browser).
The table available here provides You with the list of
cookies TDV uses and their purpose.
- improve Your user experience through, for example:
•enabling a service to recognize your device so You don't
have to give the same information several times during one task;
•recognizing that You may already have given a username and
password so you don't need to do so for every web page requested;
- analyze traffic and data on the Sites to:
•measure how many people are using the Sites, so the Sites
can be made easier to use and navigate and to make sure there is enough
capacity to ensure the Sites have adequate response times;
•help TDV understand how users interact with the Sites so TDV
can improve their functionality and performance.
TDV may also use third party services to perform services on
its behalf, in particular to:
- analyze Your browsing habits and measure the Sites
- analyze Your interests and offer You targeted marketing or
When you browse the Sites, cookies are enabled by default
and data may be read from or stored locally on your device if your browser
settings allow. You may decide to accept or refuse some or all cookies. You can
configure Your browser software to refuse all cookies (including cookies used
for web analytics services); if You do so, however, some areas and features of
the Sites may not function properly and/or You may not be able to access some
parts or services of the Sites.
10. LINKS TO WEBSITES NOT CONTROLLED BY TDV OR ITS
The Sites might offer links to third party websites which
may be of interest to You.
TDV does not exercise any control over the content of third
party websites or the practices of these third parties in connection with the
protection of Personal Data that they might collect and are thus not in the
control of TDV. Consequently, TDV shall have no liability for the content of
third party websites or the practices of these third parties concerning the
protection of Personal Data.
It is therefore Your responsibility to inform yourself of
the privacy policies of these third party websites.
11. DISPUTE RESOLUTION
Although TDV has put in place reasonable safeguards to
protect Personal Data, TDV recognizes that there is no method of transmitting
or storing Personal Data that is completely secure.
However, TDV is committed to ensure the privacy of Personal Data: if
You have a reason to believe that the security of Your Personal Data has been
compromised or misused, You should contact TDV Data Protection Officer via the
following address: email@example.com
TDV will investigate and attempt to resolve complaints
regarding use and disclosure of Personal Data in accordance with the principles
Unauthorized access to Personal Data or the improper use of
Personal Data may constitute offenses under local law.
If Your usual place of residence is in European Union,
Lichtenstein, Norway or Iceland, You have a right to file a complaint with Your
competent data protection authority.
of receiving information from TDV or any request regarding Your rights in Your
Personal Data You may send an email to the TDV Data Protection Officer at the
following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
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requirements and circumstances, or where required by applicable laws and
regulations so please check back periodically for updates.
inform you via email or via posting a notice on the Site.
Consulting Group Dorian & Partner GmbH
Gleisdorfer Gasse 5
Last modification: May 25th 2018.