Our commitment to protecting you.
MEVISTO takes the responsibility handling of your personal data extremely seriously. In particular, we believe we have an obligation to maintain and protect the privacy of our clients, business partners and employees and to process all data in conformity with the applicable legal provisions.
No data protection officer has been appointed because this is not a legal requirement. However, if you have questions or concerns you can contact our data protection representative. (Datenschutz@mevisto.at)
We collect personal data to ensure that contracts are processed, to reinforce our business relationships and to comply with legal obligations. Under no circumstances will the data we collect about you be sold or marketed in any other way.
Data collection on the website
Every time our website www.mevisto.at is accessed, data are saved in a log file. The following data are stored temporarily:
- IP address and DNS name of the requesting device
- Date and time of access
- Page visited (URL)
- HTTP response code
- Operating system with version
- Browser with version
- Search terms
Cookies and Google Analytics
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer that enable analysis of your use of the website. The information stored by cookies can be read by the website when you visit the website again at a later date. Cookies are necessary to enable all website processes to function smoothly. They can also make subsequent use of the website easier for the user because information stored by cookies during the first visit, e.g. username or language setting, does not have to be entered again. This means the website can adapt to your individual requirements to some extent. A prerequisite for this is that you use the same end device.
Naturally MEVISTO takes organisational and technical precautions to
protect your personal data and prevent loss of information or unlawful behaviour.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer that enable analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google uses this information to analyse your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities for the website operator and to provide other services relating to use of the website and the internet. Google may also transfer the information to third parties, if this is a legal requirement or if third parties process these data on behalf of Google. Google will never link your IP address with other data held by Google. You can prevent installation of cookies by choosing the appropriate setting in your browser software; however, please be aware that if you do so, you may not be able to use all functions of this website fully. By using this website you consent to the processing of data collected on you by Google in the manner described above and for the purposes specified above. tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
On this website the extension „ga('set', 'anonymizeIp', true);“ has been added to the Google Analytics code. This guarantees anonymized collection of IP addresses (known as “IP masking”).
Facebook plugins (Like & Share button)
Plugins from the social network Facebook provided by Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA are integrated into our website. The Facebook plugins can be identified by the Facebook logo or the “Like button” on our site. An overview of Facebook plugins can be found here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
When you visit our website, the plugin creates a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. This informs Facebook that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook “Like button” while you are logged in to your Facebook account you can link the contents of our site to your Facebook profile. This enables Facebook to associate the visit to our site with your user account. Please be aware that as providers of the site we are not informed of the content of the data transferred or the use of these data by Facebook. Further information can be found in the Facebook Data Policy at: https://www.facebook.com/policy.php.
If you do not want Facebook to associate your visit to our site with your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.
Plugins and tools
Our website uses plugins from the website YouTube, operated by Google. The website operator is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
If you visit one of our pages that has a YouTube plugin, a connection with the YouTube servers will be created. This will inform the YouTube server which of our pages you have visited.
If you are logged in to your YouTube account, this will enable YouTube to associate your surfing behaviour directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
YouTube uses the information in the interests of relevant representation of our online presence. This constitutes a legitimate interest as defined by Art. 6(1)(f) of the GDPR.
Data stored by the website
Data stored by the website will be summarised for statistical purposes in anonymized form. These statistics enable analysis of the visitor’s use of the website. It is primarily the order of pages visited that is analysed. This information is for the purpose of improving the website.
Use of your data for marketing purposes/newsletter
We use your data for marketing purposes to enhance our business relationship with you, taking into strict consideration the legal provisions. You receive the newsletter on the grounds of consent, which you can withdraw at any time (using the link in the newsletter).
How to deactivate cookies:
Adjusting your browser settings is quite straightforward. This means you can easily deactivate cookies. Please be aware of the following when doing so: If you deactivate cookies, your username and your password for logging in to the password-protected area of the website can no longer be stored.
Below you will find brief instructions for deactivating cookies in your browser
- Open the Firefox browser.
- From the toolbar select “Extras” and then “Settings”.
- Select the “Data Protection” tab.
- Under “Firefox cookies” select “Apply custom settings”.
- Untick “Accept cookies” and save your settings.
- Open Internet Explorer.
- Click on the “Tools” button and then on “Internet options”.
- Click on the “Privacy” tab.
- Select the security settings you want and save them.
- Open Google Chrome.
- Select “Settings”.
- Click on “Advanced”.
- In the “Privacy and security” section click on “Content settings”.
- In the “Cookies” section you can deactivate cookies and save your settings.
- Open Safari.
- Click on the cog symbol in the menu bar at the top right of the screen to open settings. Then click on “Settings...”.
- A menu appears where you can select “Settings”.
- In the next window click on the “Privacy” tab.
- To deactivate cookies, tick the “Always” option under “Block cookies”.
- If you want to reactivate cookies, tick “Never”.
We transfer your data within our group to MEVISTO Holding GmbH and to our partner companies located within the EU for the purposes of delivery and fulfilment of the contract and to create and send advertising materials, insofar as this is necessary for contract processing and advertisement of the products and services we offer. Furthermore, your data are transmitted to the credit agency AKV (AKV Europa – Alpenländischer Kreditorenverband) for the purposes of checking your credit rating. Our partners have been carefully selected by us and are obligated to handle your data confidentially on the basis of the legal provisions. Our partners are not permitted to pass on your data for their own purposes or to third parties.
Contact form - In order to process your enquiry as quickly as possible we may pass on your enquiry to an MEVISTO partner in the respective country.
You have the fundamental right to information, rectification, erasure, restriction, data portability, withdrawal and objection. You can exercise your rights at an time by sending an email to Datenschutz@mevisto.at, by contacting us in person (by telephone or at our premises) or by notifying us by post or fax.
As a data subject, you must identify yourself and assist with identification in order to ensure that, when responding to the notification of exercise of the respective right, you as the data subject are actually being addressed.
If you believe that the processing of your data breaches data protection law or that your data privacy rights have otherwise been infringed, you may make a complaint to the regulatory authority. In Austria this is the Data Protection Authority.