Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is intended to set out how we process your personal information in our office, Siemer-Siegl-Füreder & Partner, Attorneys at Law, 1010 Vienna, Dominikanerbastei 10.

1. Personal information

We collect, process and use your personal data only with your consent or mandate or order for the purposes agreed with you or if there is another legal basis in accordance with the GDPR; this in compliance with the data protection and civil law provisions.Only those personal data are collected which are necessary for the performance and processing of our legal services or which you voluntarily provided to us.Personal data is any data that identifies a specific person. These include individual details about personal or factual circumstances, such as name, address, email address, telephone number, date of birth, age, gender, social security number, video recordings, photos, voice recordings of persons as well as biometric data such as fingerprints. Sensitive data, such as health data or data related to criminal proceedings, may also be included.

2. Information and Cancellation

As a client or generally as an affected party - while respecting the legal confidentiality – you have at any time the right to information about your personal data stored, their origin and recipients and the purpose of data processing and a right to correction, data transfer, opposition, restriction of processing as well as blocking or deletion of incorrect or inadmissibly processed data.As far as changes of your personal data arise, we ask for appropriate notice.You have the right at any time to revoke your consent to the use of your personal data. Your input on information, deletion, correction, opposition and / or data transfer, in the latter case, unless this is a disproportionate effort. Please contact you believe that the processing of your personal data by us violates the applicable data protection law or your data protection claims have been violated in another way, it is possible to complain to the competent supervisory authority. In Austria, the data protection authority is responsible.

3. Data Security

The protection of your personal data takes place through appropriate organizational and technical precautions. These precautions relate in particular to protection against unauthorized, unlawful or accidental access, processing, loss, use and manipulation.Notwithstanding our efforts to maintain an appropriately high standard of due diligence, it cannot be ruled out that information that you submit to us over the Internet will be viewed and used by others.

Please note that we therefore accept no liability whatsoever for the disclosure of information due to non-caused errors in data transmission and / or unauthorized access by third parties (eg hacking on email account or telephone, interception of faxes).

4. Processing of Data

We will not process the information provided to us for purposes other than those covered by the Mandate Agreement or your consent or otherwise by any provision in accordance with the GDPR. Excepted from this is the use for statistical purposes, implied that the data provided have been anonymized.

5. Transfer of Data to Third Parties

In order to fulfill your order it may also be necessary to forward your data to third parties (eg counterparty, substitutes, insurance companies, service providers whom we use and to whom we provide data, etc.) courts or authorities. A forwarding of your data takes place exclusively on basis of the GDPR, in particular for the fulfillment of your order or on the basis of your prior consent.Furthermore, we inform you that as part of our legal representation and support regularly subject-related and case-related information from you are obtained from third parties.If one of the above-mentioned recipients of your personal data is outside Austria or the EU, a transfer is only guaranteed insofar as an adequate level of data protection, including through contracts, is guaranteed.

6. Reporting of Data Breach

We will endeavor to ensure that any data breaches are detected early and, where appropriate, promptly reported to you or the relevant regulatory authority, including the relevant data categories involved.

7. Storage of Data

We will not retain your personal data for longer than is necessary to fulfill our contractual or legal obligations and to avert any possible liability claims.

8. Cookies

This website uses "cookies" to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. A "cookie" is a small text file that we transmit via our web server to the cookie file of the browser on the hard disk of your computer. This will allow our site to recognize you as a user when connecting between our web server and your browser. Cookies help us to determine the frequency of use and the number of users of our websites. The content of the cookies we use is limited to an identification number that no longer allows any personal reference to the user. The main purpose of a cookie is to recognize visitors to the site.You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and cookies only in individual cases allow, the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally exclude and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.Two types of cookies are used on this:

    • Session Cookies: These are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave our website and are automatically deleted after the end of your visit.
    • Persistent cookies: For better usability, cookies are stored on your device and allow us to recognize your browser on your next visit.

9. Server Log-Files

To optimize this website in terms of system performance, usability and providing useful information about our services, the website provider automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. This includes your internet protocol address (IP address), browser and language setting, operating system, referrer URL, your internet service provider and date / time.A combination of this data with personal data sources will not be made. We reserve the right to check this data retrospectively, if we become aware of specific indications for illegal use.

10. Contact Details

The protection of your data is particularly important to us. We are always available for you under the contact details below for your questions or your revocation. Contact us at:Siemer-Siegl-Füreder & Partner, RechtsanwälteDominikanerbastei 10, 1010