Privacy

Information as required by GDPR Art. 13

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.

Contacting us:
   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.

 

Data acquisition when you register 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 and videos.

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.

 

Data acquisition when you subscribe to our newsletter

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. 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) of the GDPR.&

 

Data acquisition when you register for events, courses and training sessions

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 event which you can wear voluntarily so it is visible. This name tag contains the following data: Name, title, company name, job title 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) of the GDPR. 

 

Data acquisition for competitions / submission of ideas

On our website, you have the opportunity to participate in competitions dealing with various topics, such as innovation. To do so, you can submit your ideas on our website.

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.

 

No exchange of information

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.

 

Principles for the protection of your privacy in connection with the use of our website

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:

Cookies

Our website uses what is referred to as cookies so that we can deliver contents that are specially geared towards your interests. These are small text files which are saved on your end device with the help of the browser. They do not cause any harm. We use cookies to arrange our presentation so it is more user friendly. Some cookies are saved on your end device until you erase them. They make it possible for us recognize your browser again the next time you visit. It is generally possible to block, deactivate or erase cookies via the menu settings of the browser you use. More detailed information on this can be found in the Help area of the web browser you use. If you do not want this, you can set up your browser so that it informs you when cookies are about to be set and you can allow this in individual cases. If cookies are disabled, the functionality of our website may be restricted.

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.

Duration of data storage

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.

 

Data transfer

As a matter of principle, 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. Furthermore we have an external service provider for the development of our website. To the extent that our service providers 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. Your personal data are not sold to third parties or marketed in any other way.

 

Changing/updating your personal information

You have the right at any time to change, edit, or remove the data you provided upon registration.

 

Updating of these provisions

We reserve the right to change these provisions at any time in correspondence with the requirements of our business.

 

Your rights

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: April 11, 2019