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The protection of your privacy when processing personal data as well as the security of this data is a matter of course for us and is looked after by us with the highest priority.

In addition to the general data protection information of the KPMG Austria Group, you will find our supplementary declaration on the processing of personal data on this website:

A supplementary privacy statement for the career pages of KPMG is also available under Information on Data Processing.

KPMG Law within the meaning of this data protection declaration is Buchberger Ettmayer Rechtsanwälte GmbH, which cooperates with KPMG Law as a service provider of the website and is responsible for the data processing operations on the website within the meaning of the Basic Data Protection Ordinance (“DSGVO”).

 

I. Data collection and use for the provision and use of the KPMG Law website
Otherwise, KPMG Law will only use the personal data collected to provide the websites for other purposes to the extent permitted by data protection or other legal provisions or with the user’s consent.

II. Use of Cookies
KPMG Law uses cookies to improve the presentation and navigation. A cookie is a text file that is sent from the web server to the browser. This file contains the URL that was visited, the date of the visit and an expiration date that determines the period of activity of the cookie. Cookies are used by KPMG Law on the one hand to determine which areas of the KPMG Law website are the most frequently visited and on the other hand to enable the user to save his personal settings so that they are available the next time the page is accessed. Aggregated statistics on website visits are compiled to determine which areas of the KPMG Law website are the most frequently visited.

On the Internet pages on which cookies are used, a banner appears informing you about the use of cookies.

You have the choice to decide whether you want to accept cookies or not. You can set your browser so that you are notified when you receive a cookie or you can exercise your legal right of objection by rejecting cookies in the browser settings.

 

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If you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use the full range of website features. You can find further information on the handling of cookies in the help pages of your browser and, for example, on the website of: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/ge/ .

In the following overview we have listed the different types of cookies we use on our site:

  1. Performance (e.g. user’s browser)
    Our website was created using standard Internet platforms. These already contain cookies (e.g. to recognize the browser) in order to improve performance (faster loading of content).
    Storage period: Deleted when the browser is closed.
  2. Preferences
    Our cookies can also remember your preferences, such as language setting. It is also possible to send you personalized greetings or content.
    Storage period: Deleted when you close your browser.
  3. Analysis cookies
    We use third-party analytics cookies to understand how visitors use our site. This helps us improve the quality and content of our site. Aggregated statistical information includes data such as total number of visitors. For more information, see the points below.
    Retention Period: Remains but is automatically deleted after 2 years if the KPMG Law site is no longer visited.

 

Analysis cookies: Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”).

Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will generally be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. If IP anonymisation is activated on this website, however, Google will shorten your IP address beforehand within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA where it will be shortened. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports on website activity and provide other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator.
The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not combined with other data from Google.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and Google from processing this data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de).

You can prevent the collection by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An Opt-Out-Cookie is set, which prevents the future collection of your data when you visit this website:

Disable Google Analytics
Further information on the terms of use and data protection can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html and https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/ respectively.

We would like to point out that on this website Google Analytics has been extended by the code “anonymizeIp” in order to guarantee an anonymous collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).

III. use of JavaScript and counting pixels (web beacons)
KPMG Law uses JavaScript and Zählpixel to evaluate website visits. The JavaScript is integrated in all KPMG Law websites. JavaScript collects various information about the visitor’s computer (e.g. IP address, time of page view, browser type and the existence of cookies previously set by the same server). These data are transmitted to KPMG Law via pixel-code.

You have the option of deactivating JavaScript calls in your browser. In addition, you can deactivate tracking pixels by rejecting or deactivating the cookies associated with them.

IV. Hyperlinks to third party sites
Our website also contains links that refer to third-party websites on the Internet. This also applies to links to websites of other KPMG companies. We would like to point out that the data protection declarations of third parties may contain provisions that deviate from our data protection declaration.

VII. KPMG Website, Privacy Notices and Consents
In addition to these data protection notices, specific data protection notices apply to the use of the KPMG website (e.g. data protection information of the KPMG Austria Group; newsletter subscription). If this is necessary, users will be asked for declarations of consent in order to separately legitimize KPMG Law’s handling of the personal data that arises in the process.

VIII. Your rights of access, rectification, deletion, limitation of processing, opposition and transferability of data
You can request information from KPMG Law as the responsible body about any data stored about you, the purpose of the storage and its origin at any time. Furthermore, in accordance with statutory provisions, there are rights to correction, blocking, deletion and restriction of the processing of your personal data, as well as the right to object to the processing of the data controller, the right to data transfer and the right to revoke consent given at any time. You also have the right to appeal to the data protection authority.

IX. Updating the data protection declaration
The privacy policy is updated regularly. Any changes to KPMG Law’s privacy policy will be posted on this page.

X. Inquiries to KPMG Law and to data protection officers of the KPMG Group Austria
If you have any questions about data protection at KPMG Law, please contact us at datenschutz@kpmg-law.at. For general questions or suggestions regarding data protection at KPMG, please contact the data protection officer of the KPMG Group Austria at datenschutz@kpmg.at.