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EXPLANATION REGARDING THE OBLIGATION TO NOTIFY

(DATA PROTECTION DECLARATION)

The protection of your personal data is very important to us. We process your data exclusively on the basis of the statutory provisions (GDPR, Telecommunications Act of 2003 [TKG 2003]). In this data protection information, we inform you of the most important aspects of the data processing in connection with our website.

Contacting us: If you contact us using a form on the website or by email, the data you enter is stored by us for six months for the purpose of processing your inquiry and for any follow-up questions. We do not share this data with other parties without your permission.

Cookies: Our website uses so-called cookies. These are small text files that are stored on your device with the help of your browser. They do not cause any harm. We use cookies to make our web offering more user-friendly. Some cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These allow us to identify your browser during the next visit. If you do not wish this, you can configure your browser to inform you when cookies are about to be set, allowing you to grant or refuse permission in each individual case. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of our website may be reduced.

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Web analysis: Our website uses functions of the web analysis service Google-Analytics. This service uses cookies that permit an analysis of the use of the website by our users. The information generated in this way is transmitted to the server of the provider and saved there. We have concluded a corresponding contract with the provider for data processing. Your IP address is collected but immediately pseudonymized (e.g. via deletion of the last 8 bits). After this measure, only very rough localization is possible. The relationship with the web analysis provider is based on a data processing agreement with Google, which you can view here. The data processing takes place on the basis of the statutory provisions of Article 96 para. 3 TKG as well as Article 6 para. 1 item a (Consent) and/or item f (legitimate interest) of the GDPR. Our legitimate interest in accordance with the GDPR is the improvement of our offering and our web presence. Because the privacy of our users is important to us, the user data is pseudonymized. The user data is retained for a period of 14 months.

Your rights: You have the fundamental rights of information, rectification, erasure, restriction, data portability, revocation and objection. If you believe that the processing of your data violates data protection law or that your data protection rights have been otherwise violated, you can lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority. In Austria, this is the Data Protection Authority [Datenschutzbehörde].

Where can I disable/delete cookies in my browser in general? Cookies can be disabled in the settings of the browser. Cookies that have already been set can be deleted using the function History/Clear Browsing Data (then select “Cookies” here). Precise instructions for disabling cookies in various browsers can be found on the website http://www.aboutcookies.org/.

Legal information

Operator:
Elektroaltgeräte Koordinierungsstelle Austria GmbH
Mariahilfer Straße 84
1070 Vienna

Executive Director: Mag. Elisabeth Giehser 

Telephone: +43 1 522 37 62 – 0
Fax: +43 1 522 37 62 – 19
E-Mail: office@eak-austria.at

Commercial Register: Handelsgericht Wien (Commercial Court of Vienna), FN 263326 w
UID number: ATU61883439
DVR number: DVR2112369

Proprietors: Elektroaltgeräte Koordinierungsstelle Austria GmbH is a subsidiary of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber (www.wko.at) and its specialist groups.

Website orientation: Information platform for all parties subject to the WEEE and Battery Directives, and interested members of the public.

This site was created in cooperation with: Chamber of LabourAssociation of MunicipalitiesMinistry of the Environment, Collection and recycling systems for waste EEE and batteriesAssociation of Cities, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber

Note: To simplify the text, this website sometimes uses the pronouns “they” and “them” to refer to single individuals of any gender. 

Disclaimer: All information presented here is correct to the best of our knowledge, and is updated regularly. If certain information is incomplete or contains errors of any kind, we regret the situation, but cannot be held liable for any harm that may result. Information about collection centres is provided by municipalities through the registry at edm.gv.at . Therefore, www.elektro-ade.at cannot be held liable for the correctness or completeness of such information.

Disclaimer: Links to external sites are merely pointers to those sites. The elektro-ade.at website assumes no liability for the content of the sites we link to. If a page that is linked to from this site contains erroneous or objectionable content, please let us know so that we can remove the links in question. 

Copyright: These pages are protected by copyright. Reproduction is authorised, provided that the source is acknowledged and that such reproduction does not violate the rights of third parties with respect to certain text and multimedia data (e.g. images). Individual pages from our site may not be integrated into frames on external sites. However, we welcome you to add hyperlinks towww.elektro-ade.at

Photos: Ludwig Schedl/Copyright Elektroaltgeräte Koordinierungsstelle Austria GmbH