The Security of your personal data is an important ambition of ours. Therefore, your data is exclusively processed under the legal regulations (DSG 2018, DSGVO, TKG 2003). In this privacy notice we inform you about the most important aspects of data handling on our website www.vorarlbergmuseum.at/en.
Please read this explanation carefully, as we explain how we collect, manage and archive personal data. All access to our homepage and all access to files stored on our homepage is logged. Data is stored for internal system-related and statistical purposes only. Logging concerns: Name of stored data, date, time of storage, data volume transferred, report on successful access, web browser, IP address of accessing computer, search terms, (...)*.
Storing of personal data
We process and log all personal data you send us using email requests (e.g. name, address, email, telephone number, etc.) to carry out your requested reply and continuous care of client relations. This data will be logged until you write us a written request asking us to remove it.
Further personal data is only recorded if this information is provided voluntarily, e.g. in line with an enquiry or registration or to sign a contract or by your browser settings. If we pass data on to external service providers, technical and administrative measures are taken to ensure that this data is passed on in accordance with the legal requirements for data protection.
You have the fundamental rights of disclosure, rectification, deletion, restriction, data-transferability revocation and objection. Therefor you have the opportunity at any time to demand information about the data stored about you, about the origin of the data, their recipients, the purpose for which they are stored as well as persons and offices to whom we regularly transmit your data. In addition, in accordance with the legal regulations you also have the right to amend, disable or delete your personal data.
If you want to contact us in regard to your above-mentioned rights, please do so via the following contact details:
Vorarlberger Kulturhäuser-Betriebsgesellschaft mbH
Kornmarktstraße 6 | A 6900 Bregenz
Access data / Server-Logfiles
The provider (or the webspace-provider) gathers access data concerning the webpage (server logfiles). This includes: name of the accessed webpage, file, date and time of the hit, amount of data, message of success, type and version of the used browser, the users operating system, referrer URL (last visited website), IP-address and the requesting provider. The provider uses the log files only for statistical analyses to operate, secure and optimize the webpage. The provider reserves the right to review the log files if there is a justified suspicion of illicit use.
This site contains links to other websites. By clicking on a link that leads to third-party websites you acknowledge that these websites have their own privacy policies. Please check the privacy policies when using these websites, as we assume no responsibility or liability whatsoever for third-party websites.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text strings, which register the locations of the user, his terminal (usually the browser). They are then stored and transferred back to the same places at the next visit by the same user. To this end, the cookies are divided here as technical cookies and profiling cookies, depending on type of use, and in individual cookies or third-party cookies, depending on user usage.
Various kinds of cookies
Profiling cookies are used to advertise messages in line with the preferences of users on the selected network. Third Party Cookies. Due to the various users who install cookies on the PC and, depending on whether it is the same administrator of the website which visits the user or any other website that installs cookies for their own use, you can always distinguish between own cookies and third-party cookies.
Cookies to avoid spam
To ensure that our forms are not abused for spam, we use a so called “Spam Shield” from the content management system. Since this is a CMS internal plug-in and serves to ensure security, this cookie is set without prior consent.
Session cookie (local)
It is a technical cookie with a memory function of the actions carried out by the user within a web page. This will be deleted when leaving the webpage. Should there be an e-commerce website, this cookie is also used to store the products in the shopping basket.
Google Analytics (by third parties)
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc, (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google"). The use includes the "Universal Analytics" operating mode. This facilitates the assignment of data, sessions and interactions across several devices to a pseudonymous user ID and thus the analysis of a user's activities across devices.
Youtube (by third parties)
This webpage embeds videos from YouTube. YouTube is a Google service. All embedded videos are done so by using the „advanced privacy” mode provided by YouTube. YouTube assures that by using this mode no cookies which include personal data are stored on the machine. By accessing this website and to embed the used YouTube videos your IP-address will be transmitted but is not assignable as long as you are not signed in to YouTube or any other Google service. When clicking start on any embedded YouTube Video on this site cookies without personal data will be stored on your machine. Further information about the inclusion of YouTube videos can be found on the information site of YouTube.
Google Maps (by third parties)
This website uses Google Maps to display a site plan. Google Maps is run by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. By using this website, you agree with the acquisition, processing and use of the automatically gathered data by Google, one of his agents or third-party providers. More information about the data processing by Google can be found in Google’s privacy notice.
Campaign Manager (Formerly DoubleClick)
Your browser automatically establishes a direct connection to the Google server once visiting our website. We have no influence on the extent and the further use of the data collected by Google through the use of this tool and therefore inform you according to our level of knowledge: By integrating Campaign Manager, Google receives the information that you have called the corresponding part of our Internet presence or clicked on an advertisement from us. If you are registered with a Google service, Google may associate your visit with your account. Even if you are not registered with Google or have not logged in, it is possible that the providers may obtain and store your IP address.
In addition to that, Campaign Manager (DoubleClick Floodlight) cookies allow us to understand whether you complete certain actions on our website(s) after viewing one of our display/video ads on Google or other platforms through Campaign Manager or clicking through one (conversion tracking). Campaign Manager uses this cookie to understand the content with which you have interacted on our website(s) in order to be able to send you targeted advertising later.
Further information on Campaign Manager by Google is available at https://www.google.de/doubleclick, as well as for data processings in general at Google: https://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/policies/privacy.
Facebook Custom Audiences - Facebook Pixel
This website also uses the remarketing function “Custom Audiences” of Facebook Inc. (“Facebook”) in order to contact you again within 6 months. This allows users of the website to see interest-based advertisements (“Facebook ads”) when visiting the social network Facebook or other websites that also use this tool.
Your browser automatically establishes a direct connection to the Facebook server once you are visiting our website. We have no influence on the extent and further use of the data collected by Facebook through the use of this tool and therefore inform you according to our level of knowledge: By integrating Facebook Custom Audiences, Facebook receives the information that you have called up the corresponding website of our Internet presence, or that you have clicked on an advertisement from us. If you are registered with a Facebook service, Facebook can associate your visit with your account. Even if you are not registered with Facebook or have not logged in, it is possible that the provider may obtain and store your IP address and other identifying information.
The “Facebook Custom Audiences” function can be deactivated for logged in users at https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads#.
On our website, if you have a Facebook profile, you can sign in to create a customer account or register using the social plugin "Facebook Connect" of the social network Facebook, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA ("Facebook"). You can recognize the social plugins of "Facebook Connect" on our website by the blue button with the Facebook logo and the text "Login with Facebook" or "Connect with Facebook" or "Log in with Facebook" or "Sign in with Facebook".
If you access a page of our website that contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to the Facebook servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted by Facebook directly to your browser and integrated into the page. Through this integration, Facebook receives the information that your browser has called up the corresponding page of our website, even if you do not have a Facebook profile or are not currently logged on to Facebook. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted directly from your browser to a Facebook server in the USA and stored there. These data processing procedures are carried out in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR on the basis of Facebook's legitimate interest in the insertion of personalised advertising on the basis of surfing behaviour.
By using this "Facebook Connect" button on our website, you also have the option to log in or register on our website using your Facebook user data. Only if you give your express consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR prior to the registration process on the basis of an appropriate notice about the exchange of data with Facebook, we will receive the general and public information stored in your profile, depending on your personal privacy settings on Facebook, when using the "Facebook Connect" button. This information includes the user ID, name, profile picture, age and gender.
Facebook Inc., based in the United States, is certified under the u.s. European Privacy Shield, which ensures compliance with the level of data protection applicable in the EU.
If you do not want Facebook to associate the information collected through our website with your Facebook profile immediately, you must log out of Facebook before visiting our website. You can also completely prevent the Facebook plugins from loading with add-ons for your browser, e.g. with "Adblock Plus" (https://adblockplus.org/de/).
How can cookies be disabled, deleted or blocked?
Cookies can always be disabled, deleted and blocked through your browser. However, please be aware that in the case of deactivation, the full use of the website can no longer be guaranteed.