Data Protection Policy

Data Protection Policy

The protection of your personal data is an important concern for us. Therefore, we process your data solely on the basis of statutory provisions (GDPR, Austrian Telecommunications Act [TKG] 2003). With this information about data protection, we inform you about the most important aspects of data processing in connection with our website.

Exclusion of liability

Despite the highest degree of care with regard to selection and presentation, there is no entitlement to accuracy and completeness. Liability for the content is expressly excluded. No liability is assumed for the content of all links that lead to websites outside of The respective service provider is responsible for the information contained there.


All texts, graphics, and images are protected by copyright. Use is permitted only with the express permission of Premedia.

Gender notice

We place great importance on the equal treatment of men and women. The utilised language form serves the purpose of easier readability and always refers to all genders.

Contacting us

If you contact us using the form on the website or by email, the data you provide are stored by us for six months for the purpose of processing the enquiry and in the event of follow-up questions. We do not disclose these data without your consent.


Our website uses what are known as “cookies”. They are small text files that are placed on your end device with the aid of the browser. They do not cause any damage.

We use cookies in order to make our offering user-friendly. Some cookies remain stored on your end device until you delete them. They enable us to recognise your browser at the time of your next visit.

If you do not desire this, you can adjust your browser settings so that you are notified about the placement of cookies and allow this only in a given case.

By deactivating cookies, the functionality of our website may be restricted.

Web analysis

Our website uses the features of the web analysis service Google Analytics of the provider Google LLC (“Google”). In this connection, cookies are used that make it possible to analyse the use of the website by its visitors. The information generated is transferred to the provider’s server and stored there. You can prevent this by adjusting your browser settings so that no cookies are stored. We have concluded a corresponding contract with the provider concerning data processing.

Your IP address is recorded but immediately pseudonymised through deletion of the last 8 bits. This means that only a rough localisation is possible.

The relationship with the web analysis provider Google is based on an adequacy decision of the European Commission (“Privacy Shield”).

Data processing takes place on the basis of the statutory provisions in section 96 (3) TKG and in Article 6(1)(a) (consent) and/or (f) (legitimate interest) GDPR.

Our legitimate interest within the meaning of the GDPR is improvement of our offering and our website. Since the privacy of our users is important to us, user data are pseudonymised. The anonymised user data are stored for 14 months.

We use HubSpot for our online marketing activities. HubSpot is an integrated software solution with which we cover various aspects of our online marketing.

This includes, inter alia:

  • Content management (website and blog)
  • Email marketing (newsletter and automated mailings, such as for the purpose of making downloads available)
  • Social media publishing and reporting
  • Reporting (e.g. traffic sources, accesses, etc.)
  • Contact management (e.g. user segmentation and CRM)
  • Landing pages and contact forms

Our registration service enables users of our website to learn more about our company, download content, and provide their contact information and other demographic information.
This information, as well as the content of our website, is stored on servers of our software partner HubSpot. It may be used by us in order to contact visitors of our website and to determine which services of our company are interesting for them.
All information recorded by us is subject to this data protection provision. We use all recorded information exclusively for the purpose of optimising our marketing.
HubSpot is a U.S. software company with a branch in Ireland.
Contact: HubSpot, 2nd Floor 30 North Wall Quay, Dublin 1, Ireland, tel.: +353 1 5187500.

HubSpot is certified under the conditions of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and is subject to the TRUSTe Privacy Seal and the U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor framework.

Google Maps

This site uses the map service Google Maps by means of an API. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. In order to use the features of Google Maps, it is necessary to store your IP address. This information is normally transferred to a Google server in the U.S. and stored there. The provider of this site has no influence over this data transfer. Google Maps is used in the interest of displaying our website in an attractive manner and to make it easier to find the place indicated by us on the website. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Article 6(1)(f) GDPR. More information about the treatment of user data can be found in Google’s privacy policy at:

LinkedIn analytics and LinkedIn ads

On our website we use the conversion tracking technology and the retargeting feature of LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter, “LinkedIn”). The LinkedIn Insight tag is a small JavaScript code snippet that we have added to our website. With the aid of this technology, personalised advertisements can be displayed to users of this website on LinkedIn. In addition, it is possible to generate anonymous reports about the performance of advertisements, as well as information about website interaction. For this purpose, the LinkedIn Insight tag is embedded on this website, whereby a connection is established to LinkedIn servers when you visit this website and are at the same time logged into your LinkedIn account. In the privacy policy of LinkedIn at, you can find further information about data collection and data use, as well as options and rights concerning the protection of your privacy. If you are logged in to LinkedIn, data collection can be deactivated at any time at the following link:

Facebook Custom Audience

We use Facebook Website Custom Audiences on our website and for this purpose have integrated on our website a so-called Facebook pixel of the social network Facebook, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA, or, if you are located in the EU, Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland (“Facebook”). Facebook is certified under the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, thus guaranteeing that it complies with European data protection law. With the aid of this pixel, pseudonymised information is collected about the use of this website (e.g. information about viewed content). The transmitted data of the pixel may be used to display targeted advertising to you on Facebook, provided that you have a Facebook account. You can find further information about the scope and purpose of data collection in the privacy policy of Facebook at You may at any time deactivate data collection at the following link: In addition, you can also prevent the future collection of your data when visiting this website by setting an opt-out cookie: Deactivate Facebook pixel


You can subscribe to our newsletter through our website. For this purpose, we require your email address and your declaration that you agree to receive the newsletter.

In order to furnish you with information in a targeted manner, we also collect and process information provided on a voluntary basis (title, first name, last name, company).

Once you have subscribed to the newsletter, we will send you a confirmation email with a link to confirm the subscription.

For sending the newsletter, we use MailChimp, a service of The Rocket Science Group, LLC, 512 Means Street, Suite 404, Atlanta, GA 30318, USA (hereinafter, “The Rocket Science Group”). Through certification under the EU-US Privacy Shield,

The Rocket Science Group guarantees that the data protection requirements of the EU will be complied with also in the case of the processing of data in the USA. In addition, The Rocket Science Group provides more extensive information about data protection at

If you subscribe to our newsletter, the data requested during the registration process, such as your email address and, optionally, your name and postal address, will be processed by The Rocket Science Group. In addition, your IP address and the date and time of day of your registration will be stored. As part of the further registration process, your consent to the sending of the newsletter will be obtained, the content will be specifically described, and this Data Protection Policy will be referred to.

The newsletter subsequently sent by The Rocket Science Group moreover contains a so-called tracking pixel, also known as a web beacon. With the aid of this tracking pixel, we can analyse whether and when you read our newsletter and whether you clicked on any of the links contained in the newsletter. In addition to other technical data, such as data about your EDP system and your IP address, the data processed in this regard are stored so that we can optimise our newsletter offer and respond to the wishes of the readers. In other words, the data are used in order to improve the quality and attractiveness of our newsletter offer.

The legal basis for sending the newsletter is your consent pursuant to Article 6(1)(a) GDPR.

Pursuant to Article 7(3) GDPR, you may at any time withdraw the consent to the sending of the newsletter with prospective effect. To do so, you need only let us know about your withdrawal or click on the unsubscribe link contained in each newsletter.

Application and job offers

Various job offers are found on our website. If you apply for one, your data will be stored for the purpose of managing the application procedure. After the application procedure ends, your data will be erased after six months (retention on the basis of the Austrian Equal Treatment Act [Gleichbehandlungsgesetz]). If you voluntarily give your consent, we will keep your data for three years for future consideration. If you send us an unsolicited application, we will also keep this for three years for future consideration.

Your rights

As a rule, you have the rights of access, rectification, erasure, restriction, data portability, withdrawal, and objection. If you believe that the processing of your data violates data protection law or that your claims under data protection law have otherwise been infringed, you can complain to the supervisory authority. In Austria, this is the data protection authority. 

You can reach us through the following contact data:

Premedia GmbH
Maria-Theresia-Straße 41
4600 Wels

+43 7242 94040-0