The protection of your personal data is of special importance to us. Consequently, we process your data exclusively on the basis of the relevant legal provisions, such as the GDPR as well as applicable national data protection regulations, including in particular the Austrian Data Protection Act (DSG) and the Austrian Telecommunications Act (TKG 2003). In this data privacy statement we provide you with information on the most important aspects of the data processing which takes place in the context of our website.
Engineering Center Steyr GmbH & Co KG
Steyrer Strasse 32
4300 Sankt Valentin, Austria
Tel.: +43 7435 501 0
You can reach us at the business address above, by email at datenschutz.valentin.mpt(at)magna.com and via the contact form on our website.
You have the opportunity to register on our website for events, such as webinars, events, training sessions and user meetings. Furthermore, there are also documents and materials, such as (white) papers, videos, image material, advertising material and event documentation available for download. For authorized (software) users, there is also the option of downloading software and software updates as well as viewing FAQs, the Online Library, videos and the current status of software licenses / usage.
Use of the services described above requires you to register on our website. For the purpose of registration, we need particulars concerning your name, title, gender, email address, business address, business telephone number and country.
Data processing takes place on the basis of the legal provisions of Par. 96 Sec. 3 TKG as well as Art 6(1) point (a) (Consent) and Art 6 point (b) (Fulfillment of a customer order) of the GDPR.
You also have the option of subscribing to our newsletter via our website. This publication conveys to you technical information, information about our events and about the products and services we offer.
For this purpose, we require the data previously indicated above, your declaration of consent to receiving the newsletter as well as your indication by simply placing appropriate check marks concerning for which of our main topics (Events | Simulation & Software – FEMFAT, MAMBA, MNOISE | Thermal Management & Software – KULI | Engineering Services) you would like to receive the newsletter. Once you have subscribed for the newsletter, we will send you a confirmation email with a link for confirming your subscription.
You might also receive newsletters that are directly linked to events, courses or trainings you participated as well as products and services shown there or already obtained by you.
Of course, you are free at any time to withdraw the consent to receive the newsletter you have granted and may do so by email to the above-mentioned email address, by post to the above-mentioned postal address or via the unsubscribe link included at the end of every newsletter without providing any justification. We will then promptly erase your data in connection with the sending of the newsletter.
Data processing takes place on the basis of the legal provisions of Par. 96 Sec. 3 TKG as well as Art 6(1) point (a) (Consent) and Art 6(1) point (f) (legitimate interest) of the GDPR. Our interest in terms of the GDPR (Legitimate interest) is the provision of information on similar products, services, events, courses and trainings you have already participated or obtained.
You have the opportunity to register on our website for events, such as training sessions, user meetings, conferences or other events.
To register for and participate in our events requires you to register on our website. For the purpose of registration and invoicing, we need particulars concerning your name, title, gender, email address, job title, department, business address, sector, business telephone number and country.
As a participant, you receive a name tag for identification at our onsite events which you can wear voluntarily so it is visible. This name tag contains the following data: Name, title, company name, job title and country.
For online events your personal data (such as name, title, company name, job title, email address, telephone number and country) you provide when you join the event are available for all participants by default. As participant at an online events you can choose freely whether you use and share audio or video. In case of recording you will be informed upfront about the recording and your options if you don’t want to be recorded. Please have a look on specific data protection information, which might be provided for certain events upfront you join.
On our website or on selected events via email, you have the opportunity to submit papers, presentation and other exhibition materials (e.g. photos, videos, documents).
Participating in these competitions requires you to register on our website as well as to submit your idea. For the purpose of registration and later contact with you, we need particulars concerning your name, title, gender, email address, business address, business telephone number, country and a description of your idea.
Data processing takes place on the basis of the legal provisions of Par. 96 Sec. 3 TKG as well as Art 6(1) point (a) (Consent) of the GDPR..
For the purpose of submission, we are requesting the following personal data: your name, function, company, contact data, picture and brief biography. Your submissions will be provided together with your personal data to other participants of events in the download area of this website and on the event itself. Please note that you have to ensure compliance with copyright laws and data protection laws for your submissions.
Data processing takes place on the basis of the legal provisions of Art 6(1) point (a) (Consent) of the GDPR.
For the purpose of initiating or fulfilling customer order, replying to inquiries or submission of information we process your name, position, email address, phone number, address, language and gender.
Data processing takes place on the basis of the legal provisions of Art 6(1) point (a) (Consent) and Art 6 point (b) (Fulfillment of a customer order) of the GDPR.
Under no circumstances will ECS permit the transfer, sale or leasing of your data that you have disclosed on this website to third parties, whether free of charge or in return for payment of a fee, without your consent. Legal duties of disclosure are excepted.
When you visit our website, we gather information, such as about the type of Internet browser you use, the computer operating system you use, and the domain name of the web page and/or Internet service provider via which you connect to this page. Based on this visitor data, we can sometimes improve the content of this website and determine which features and services are most important to our visitors. The standard technology referred to as cookies is used for this purpose. More information on this is provided below:
On this website the following cookies are used to optimise the provision of information:
Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland („Google“). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are stored on your device. The information generated by the performance cookie about your use of the Website will generally be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. However, IP anonymization is activated on this website, so your IP address will be shortened by Google in advance within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. On behalf of the operator of this Website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the Website, to compile reports on Website activity and to provide other services relating to Website activity and internet usage to the Website operator.
We use Google Analytics to analyse and regularly improve the use of our Website. The statistics obtained allow us to improve our services and make them more interesting for you as a user. For the exceptional cases in which personal data is transferred to the United States, the transfer will be subject to Model Contract Clauses.
The IP addresses are shortened before any processing and only processed anonymously. The unabridged IP addresses are not stored or processed. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not combined with other data from Google.
User and event data are stored by Google for 26 months.
For further information on data protection of Google please visit: www.google.com/policies/privacy
Data processing takes place on the basis of the legal provisions of Par. 96 Sec. 3 TKG as well as Art 6(1) point (a) (Consent) and/or point (f) (Legitimate interest) of the GDPR. Our interest in terms of the GDPR (Legitimate interest) is the improvement of our offer and our web presence.
By using this website, you consent to the procedure for the analysis of the use of this website as described above.
In the event that a contract is concluded, all of the data from the contractual relationship is stored until the expiration of the statutory safekeeping period. Concerning data which we have obtained on the basis of your consent, these are stored for the duration of the validity of your consent until further notice. The user data which are based on consent are stored for a period of five years as of our last contact in case there is no withdrawal. After expiration of the time period, the data are routinely erased provided they are no longer required for contract fulfillment or the initiation of a contract.
Additional controls according to GDPR to fulfill customer relationship:
Additional controls according to GDPR for competitions / submissions:
- MAGNA Powertrain divisions. See www.magna.com/company/company-information/magna-groups/magna-powertrain
Data Processors according to GDPR for the purpose of system maintenance and system development:
Furthermore no transfer of data to third parties takes place except if we are legally obligated to do so, the transfer of the data is required for carrying out the contractual relationship or you have previously granted your express consent for the transfer of your data. External service providers and partner firms only receive your data inasmuch as this is required for contract handling or the processing of your order. To the extent that our service providers or partner organizations come into contact with your personal data, we ensure that they comply with the regulations of the data protection laws in the same manner as we do. Agreements according to Art 28 and Art 46 of the GDPR are in place. Your personal data are not sold to third parties or marketed in any other way.
You have the right at any time to change, edit, or remove the data you provided upon registration.
We reserve the right to change these provisions at any time in correspondence with the requirements of our business.
You have the basic rights to information, correction, erasure, restriction, data portability, revocation and objection. If you are of the opinion that the processing of your data violates data protection law or your data protection rights have been violated in another manner, then we would request that you contact us to clear up any questions there may be as follows:
You can contact us either by means of email at datenschutz.valentin.mpt(at)magna.com, in writing to ENGINEERING CENTER STEYR GmbH & Co KG, Steyrer Strasse 32, 4300 St. Valentin, Austria or by phone at +43 7435 501-0.
Moreover, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Austrian Data Protection Authority.
Of course, we are available to you at any time for information concerning data protection on our website.
Effective date: March 17th, 2022