Privacy Policy

The protection of your personal data is of great importance to us. Therefore, we process your data exclusively in accordance with the statutory provisions (GDPR, TKG 2003). In this privacy policy, we inform you about the most important aspects of data processing within the scope of our website.

Controller in accordance with data protection laws, especially the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR):

HS Timber Group GmbH Favoritenstra├če 7/2 1040 Vienna AUSTRIA

Your Rights as a Data Subject You can exercise the following rights at any time by contacting our data protection officer using the provided contact details:

  • Information about your stored data and its processing (Art. 15 GDPR)
  • Rectification of inaccurate personal data (Art. 16 GDPR)
  • Erasure of your stored data (Art. 17 GDPR)
  • Restriction of data processing if we are not yet allowed to delete your data due to legal obligations (Art. 18 GDPR)
  • Objection to the processing of your data by us (Art. 21 GDPR)
  • Data portability, provided you have consented to data processing or have concluded a contract with us (Art. 20 GDPR)

If you have given us your consent, you can revoke it at any time with future effect.

SSL Encryption To protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption methods (e.g., SSL) via HTTPS.

Collection of General Information When Visiting Our Website Type and Purpose of Processing: When you access our website, i.e., if you do not register or otherwise provide information, information of a general nature is automatically collected. This information (server log files) includes, for example, the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your Internet service provider, your IP address, and the like. This is solely information that does not allow conclusions to be drawn about your person.

These data are processed for the following purposes:

  • Ensuring a seamless connection to the website
  • Ensuring smooth use of our website
  • Evaluating system security and stability
  • Further administrative purposes

We do not use your data to draw conclusions about you personally. This information is statistically evaluated by us, if necessary, to optimize our website and the underlying technology.

Legal Basis: The processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR based on our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website.

Recipients: Recipients of the data may be technical service providers who act as processors for the operation and maintenance of our website.

Retention Period: The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer required for the purpose of its collection. For data collected for the provision of the website, this is generally the case when the respective session has ended.

Provision Prescribed or Required: The provision of the aforementioned personal data is neither legally nor contractually required. However, without the IP address, the service and functionality of our website cannot be guaranteed. In addition, individual services and offerings may be restricted or unavailable. Therefore, an objection is excluded.

Collection of General Information When Visiting Our Website (Cookies) Type and Purpose of Processing: When you access our website, information of a general nature is automatically collected. This information (server log files) includes, for example, the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your Internet service provider, your IP address, and the like. This is solely information that does not allow conclusions to be drawn about your person.

These data are processed for the following purposes:

  • Ensuring a seamless connection to the website
  • Ensuring smooth use of our website
  • Evaluating system security and stability
  • Further administrative purposes.
     

In addition to the general information collected when visiting our website, we may also use cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device and can be accessed by our website. They serve various purposes, such as enhancing the functionality of the website, personalizing your experience, and analyzing website usage.

There are different types of cookies:

  1. Essential Cookies: These cookies are necessary for the operation of the website and enable basic functions such as page navigation and access to secure areas of the site. They do not collect personal information.

  2. Functional Cookies: These cookies allow the website to remember choices you have made and provide enhanced, more personalized features. For example, they may remember your preferred language or region.

  3. Analytical Cookies: These cookies help us understand how visitors interact with our website by collecting and reporting anonymous information. This helps us improve the website's performance and relevance.

  4. Marketing Cookies: These cookies are used to track visitors across websites with the intention of displaying targeted advertisements that are relevant and engaging for the individual user.

Legal Basis: The processing of data through cookies is based on your consent, which you can provide or withdraw by adjusting your browser settings or using the cookie consent banner on our website. Some cookies may be essential for the functioning of the website and do not require consent.

Retention Period: The retention period of cookies varies depending on their type. Session cookies are deleted when you close your browser, while persistent cookies remain on your device for a specific period or until you delete them.

Third-Party Services and Cookies: Our website may contain embedded content or links to third-party websites, which may have their own privacy policies and use cookies. We have no control over the processing of data by these third-party websites and recommend reviewing their privacy policies.

Your Rights: You have the right to control the use of cookies through your browser settings. You can configure your browser to notify you when cookies are being set and choose to accept or reject them. Please note that blocking or deleting cookies may impact your experience and limit the functionality of certain features on our website.

For more detailed information on the use of cookies and your rights, please refer to our full Privacy Policy or contact our data protection officer.