1. Data protection at a glance
The following information provides a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data refers here to all those data with which you can be identified as an individual.
Who is responsible for data collection on this website?
Data processing on this website is performed by the website owner. Their contact details can be found in the Legal Notice of this website.
How are the data collected?
Some data are collected because you provide us with these. For example, this may relate to data which you enter in a contact form. Other data are automatically collected by our IT systems when you visit our website. These are mainly technical data (e.g. Internet browser, operating system or the time the page is accessed). These data are collected automatically as soon as you land on our website.
What are these data used for?
Some of these data are collected in order to enable the website to be accessed without errors. Other data may be used to analyze your user behavior.
What rights do you have with regard to your data?
You have the right to receive information, free-of-charge and at any time, about the origin, recipients and the purpose associated with your stored personal data. You also have the right to request the rectification, restricted access or the erasure of these data. In connection with this and any other questions about data protection, you can contact us at any time using the address provided in our Legal Notice. You also have the right to lodge a complaint to the competent supervisory authority.
Analysis tools and third-party tools
Your surfing behavior may also be analyzed statistically when you visit our website. This mainly relies on cookies and so-called analysis programs. The analysis of your surfing behavior is generally anonymous, meaning that this cannot be traced back to you as an individual. You have the right to object to this analysis or to prevent it by means of not using certain tools. Please see below for detailed information about this.
2. Mandatory information
Various personal data are collected when you use this website. Your personal data are handled confidentially and in accordance with the legal data protection provisions and this data protection policy. This data protection policy explains which data are collected and what we then use them for. It also explains how and why this is done. Please note that data transfer via the Internet (e.g. via email communication) may be subject to security vulnerabilities. It is not possible to guarantee the protection of the data against access by third parties.
Details of the responsible party (controller)
The controller with regard to the processing of data and ownership of this website is:
Crypto Future GmbH
Donau-City-Straße 7, 28th floor
1220 Vienna, Austria
Phone: +43 1 376 50 50
The controller is the natural person or legal entity which independently or jointly decides for which purposes and with which means personal data are processed (e.g. names, email addresses, etc.).
Withdrawal of data processing consent
Most data processing procedures are only possible with your explicit consent. You can withdraw a consent you have provided in the past at any time. All that is necessary is an informal email sent to the address provided in our Legal Notice. This shall have no bearing on the legality of data processing prior to the withdrawal of your consent.
Right to lodge a complaint to the competent supervisory authority
In the event of violations of data protection legislation, the affected party has the right to lodge a complaint to the competent supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority with regard to issues relating to data protection legislation is the Austrian Data Protection Authority, Hohenstaufengasse 3, 1010 Vienna.
Right to data portability
You have the right to receive, or have sent to a third party, in a structured, commonly used, machine-readable and interoperable format, data which have been automatically processed on the basis of your consent or in connection with the performance of a contract. In as far as you request that the data are transferred directly to another controller, this will only take place if this is technically feasible.
Access, restriction and erasure
Within the scope of the applicable legal provisions, you have the right to free-of-charge information at any time about your personal data which have been stored, their origin, the recipient and the purpose of the data processing, as well as the possible rectification, restriction or erasure of these data. You can contact us at any time via the email address provided in the Legal Notice with regard to the above and any questions related to personal data.
Right to object to mails containing advertisements
The use of the contact details disclosed in the context of the legal notice obligation for the purposes of sending advertising and information-based materials not explicitly requested is hereby forbidden. We retain the explicit right to undertake legal action in the event of any unsolicited distribution of advertising-based information, for example by means of spam emails.
3. Data collection on the website
Certain websites use so-called cookies. These are small text files which are stored on your PC by your browser. Cookies are used to make our online offering more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies do not cause any damage to your PC and also do not contain any viruses. Most of the cookies used by the website owner are so-called session cookies. These are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your end device until you delete them. Stored cookies can be deleted at any time using your browser’s system settings. These cookies enable the website owner to recognize your browser the next time you visit the site. You can set your browser so that you are informed when cookies are set and permit this only in specific cases, make it possible for cookies to only be stored in certain cases, completely restrict the storing of cookies or even activate the automatic deletion of cookies every time you close your browser. Certain functions of this website may be limited if cookies are deactivated. Cookies which are necessary in order to enable electronic communication procedures or to provide certain functions you desire (e.g. shopping basket functions) will be stored in accordance with Article 6, para. 1. (f) of the GDPR legislation. We have a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies in order to ensure the technically error-free and optimized provision of our services. In as far as other cookies (e.g. cookies for the analysis of surfing behavior) are stored, these are referred to separately in this data protection policy.
The hosting services we use are intended to provide the following services: Infrastructure and platform-related services, computing capacity, storage space, database services, security services and technical support services which we rely on for the purposes of operating this website. In this context, we or our hosting providers process master data, contact data, content data, contractual data, use data, the meta and communication data of customers, interested parties and visitors to this website on the basis of our legitimate interest in providing an efficient and secure online offering in accordance with Article 6, para. 1. (f) and in conjunction with Article 28 of the GDPR (relating to the conclusion of data processing agreements).
Server log files
Our hosting provider automatically captures and stores information in so-called server log files which your browser automatically sends to us. These are:
- Browser type and version
- Operating system used
- Referrer URL (reference website)
- Host name of the access computer
- Time of the server request
- IP address
The data collected are intended solely to permit statistical analyses and to improve the website. The website owner, however, retains the right to retrospectively review the server log files in the event of specific evidence of illegal use. These files will not be compiled with other data sources. We comply with the general data erasure rules defined in the data protection legislation with regard to the storage period of log files. We process your data on servers which are located within the EU and this is therefore in accordance with the data protection level of the European Union. The legal basis for the data processing is provided by Article 6, para. 1. (b) of the GDPR, which permits the processing of data in connection with the performance of contractual obligations and steps taken prior to entering into a contact.
If you send us requests using the contact form, the details you provide on the contact form, including the contact details you provide there, will be stored for the purposes of processing your request and in the case of follow-up questions. We will not pass on these data without obtaining your consent. The processing of the data provided on the contact form is therefore exclusively based on your consent (Article 6, para. 1. (a) GDPR). You can withdraw this consent at any time. Just send us an informal email for this purpose. This shall have no bearing on the legality of data processing prior to the withdrawal of your consent. We will keep the data you provide on the contact form until such time as you request that these are erased, your consent for their storage is withdrawn, or the purpose for storing the data no longer exists (e.g. after the processing of your request has been completed). Binding legal provisions – in particular record retention periods – shall be unaffected by the above.
This website offers the option of subscribing to a newsletter. For this purpose, we require your email address and your consent that you are willing to receive the newsletter. We only send newsletters with the approval of recipients or when this is authorized by law.
Double opt in and logging
Registration for our newsletter is based on a so-called double opt-in procedure. This means that you will receive an email after the initial registration in which you are requested to confirm your registration. This confirmation is necessary in order to prevent anyone registering using third-party email addresses. Registrations for the newsletter are logged in order to be able to verify that the registration process is compliant with the applicable legal requirements. This includes storing the registration and confirmation time as well as the IP address.
Use of email marketing service providers
Newsletters are distributed via the service CleverReach. This service is provided by CleverReach GmbH & Co. KG, Mühlenstraße 43, 26180 Rastede, Germany. The email addresses of recipients of our newsletter as well as their other data described hereunder are stored on the servers of CleverReach which are located within the European Union. Changes to your data stored by CleverReach are also logged. CleverReach uses this information in order to distribute and analyze the newsletter on our behalf. Moreover, CleverReach can, it claims, use these data to optimize or improve its own services, e.g. to technically optimize the distribution and layout of the newsletter. CleverReach does not however use the data of newsletter recipients in order to either personally address these users or pass this information on to third parties.
Unsubscribe/withdrawal of consent
You can unsubscribe from our newsletter or withdraw your consent at any time. This will simultaneously revoke your consent relating to distribution by CleverReach and statistical analyses. It is unfortunately not possible to unsubscribe from the newsletter distributed by CleverReach and the statistical analysis separately. A link which allows users to unsubscribe from the newsletter is provided at the end of every issue. You can also cancel receipt of our newsletter by means of an informal email sent to the email address contained in the Legal Notice.
4. External contents and/or processing of data outside the EU
Details of the services used on this website:
5. Analytical tools and advertising
This website makes use of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called cookies. These are text files which are stored on your computer and which make it possible to analyze your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie in terms of your use of this website is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google Analytics cookies are stored in accordance with Article 6, para. 1. (f) of the GDPR. We have a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior in order to optimize both our Internet presence and our advertising.
We have activated the IP anonymization function on this website. This means that your IP address will be trimmed by Google within Member States of the European Union or in other signatory states to the treaty on the European Economic Area before being transmitted to the USA. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP transmitted to a Google server in the USA and trimmed there. On our behalf, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to prepare reports on website activity, and to provide us with additional services relating to the use of the website and the Internet. The IP address your browser transmits by means of Google Analytics is not combined with other data by Google.
Google Analytics Demographics
This website relies on the use of the Google Analytics Demographics function. This allows reports to be generated which include details about the age, gender and interests of website visitors. These data stem from interest-based advertising by Google and the visitor-related data of third-party providers. These data cannot be linked to a specific individual. You can deactivate this function at any time via the display settings of your Google account or generally block the capturing of your data by Google Analytics as described below under the section entitled “Right to object to data collection”.
Right to object to data collection
You can prevent cookies being stored by means of an appropriate setting in your browser software. We wish to point out, however, that this will mean you cannot use the full scope of the features available on this website. You can prevent your data being captured by the cookie and based on your use of the website, as well as their processing by Google, by downloading and installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. This can be found at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
Third-party data processing
We have a contract with Google relating to third-party data processing and fully implement the strict requirements imposed by the data protection authority related to the use of Google Analytics. Further information about how Google Analytics handles user data can be found in the company’s data protection policy at https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en.
6. Plug-ins and tools
Plug-ins of the social network Facebook are integrated into this website. The provider is Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. The plug-ins can be identified by means of the Facebook logo or the Like button. You can find an overview of Facebook plug-ins at https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins.
The plug-in establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. As a result, Facebook receives information about the IP address from which you have visited this website. When you click on the Facebook Like button while you are logged into your Facebook account, it is possible to link the contents of this website to your Facebook profile. This enables Facebook to associate the visit to your user account. We wish to make clear that we receive no information about the contents of the data transmitted to or their use by Facebook. If you don’t want Facebook to be able to link your visit to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account. Further information about how Facebook handles user data can be found in the company’s data protection policy at https://www.facebook.com/policies.
In order to protect your instructions contained in the Internet form, this website uses the Google ReCAPTCHA service. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. This service helps to clarify whether data inputs are made by an individual or relate to abuse based on automated, machine processing. This service entails sending your IP address and possibly other data required by Google in connection with the ReCAPTCHA service to Google. For this purpose, your input is transmitted to Google and may be used further. By using the ReCAPTCHA service, you consent to the inputs you make being used to digitalize books. If IP address anonymization is activated on this website, this means that your IP address will be trimmed by Google within Member States of the European Union or in other signatory states to the treaty on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP transmitted to a Google server in the USA and trimmed there. On behalf of the website owner, Google will use this information in order to analyze your use of this service. The IP address your browser transmits by means of ReCAPTCHA is not combined with other data by Google. The data protection policy of Google applies with regard to these data. Further information about how Google handles user data can be found in the company’s data protection policy at https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en.
This website makes use of the map service Google Maps by means on an API. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. It is necessary to store your IP address in order to use Google Maps functions. This information is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The owner of this website has no influence on this data transmission. The use of Google Maps is based on an interest in providing an appropriate online offering and in facilitating your finding the locations we indicate on the website. This represents a legitimate interest as defined by Article 6, para. 1. (f) of the GDPR. Further information about how Google handles user data can be found in the company’s data protection policy at https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en.
Google Tag Manager
This website makes use of the service Google Tag Manager. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. This service allows website tags to be managed via a user interface. Google Tag Manager only implements tags. This means that no other cookies are used, and no personal data are captured. Only other tags are initiated, tags which may capture data. Google Tag Manager does not however access these data. The use of Google Tag Manager is in accordance with Article 6, para. 1. (f) of the GDPR. If this feature is deactivated at the level of the domain or cookies, this will apply to all tracking tags in as far as these have been implemented with Google Tag Manager. Further information about how Google handles user data can be found in the company’s data protection policy at https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en.
Google Web Fonts
In order to display fonts uniformly, this website relies on so-called web fonts which are provided by Google. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. When a website is accessed, the browser uploads the necessary web fonts to your browser cache in order to be able to display the texts and fonts correctly. This requires the browser you are using to connect to Google servers. This provides Google with information about the IP address that you are accessing our website from. The use of Google web fonts is in the interests of providing you with a uniform and appealing presentation of our online offering. This represents a legitimate interest as defined by Article 6, para. 1. (f) of the GDPR. If your browser does not support Google web fonts, a standard font installed on your computer is used. Further information about how Google handles user data can be found in the company’s data protection policy at https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en.
This website uses services provided by Twitter. The provider is Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. As a result of the use of Twitter and the Re-Tweet function, the websites you visit are linked to your Twitter account and disclosed to other users. This also involves data being sent to Twitter. We wish to point out that we do not receive any information about the contents of the data transmitted or their subsequent use by Twitter. You can edit your Twitter data protection settings under your account settings at https://www.twitter.com/account/settings. Further information about how Twitter handles user data can be found in the company’s data protection policy at https://twitter.com/en/privacy.
This website uses the service YouTube in order to play videos. The provider is Google or YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. This involves a connection being established with YouTube servers. In addition, the YouTube server is also informed about which videos you have watched. If you are logged into your YouTube account, you permit YouTube to directly associate your surfing behavior with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account. Further information about how YouTube handles user data can be found in the company’s data protection policy at https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en.