Data Protection Declaration

This data protection declaration sets out to explain which data get recorded, when you visit our website, what we use this data for, what we do to protect your data and what possibilities you have to control our data usage.

Digital Audio Systems GmbH takes the protection of your privacy very seriously. Data are the basis for providing good service and communication. Protecting your data and using it only in the manner you expect, is very important to us. For this reason it goes without saying that we observe all legal regulations regarding data protection. It is also important to us you always know which data we store, when we store it, and what we do with it.

 

A. Responsibility

Controller for data processing within the meaning of the data protection legislation is the Digitale Audio Systeme GmbH:

Digital Audio Systems
Seilerstätte 30
1010 Wien
Austria

Telephone: +43-(0)1-890 70 30
E-Mail: office@digital-audio-systems.com

 

B. SSL/TLS Data Encryption

Our website uses SSL resp. TLS data encryption in order to provide security of your communication with us through the internet. The SSL/TLS data encryption is a technology that establishes a secure session link between your web browser and our website so that all communications transmitted through this link are encrypted and are, therefore, secure. You can recognise a secured communication link by the “https://” prefix to the internet address in your browser’s address bar and the padlock symbol. However, some transmissions may only be partially encrypted (e.g. in email communication), so that it cannot be completely exclude that a third party may gain unauthorised access to this information.

 

C. Data Collection

When you visit our website your computer exchanges various data with our IT systems, some of which will get stored.

  1. Personal Data:

Personal data comprises information which can be used to reveal your identity. This includes personal information such as your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address. This data is only collected, when you provide it to us yourself, for instance when requesting information material via our website or email, or when you enter into a purchasing agreement with us.

Personal data which you provide to us is processed and stored solely for the purpose of correspondence with you and only for the purpose for which you made the data available to us (e.g., for replying to a request or processing a purchase order). The data requested is kept to an absolute minimum required.

We do not pass on your personal data to any third party. If we are obliged legally or by court decision to provide personal data, we make it available to state institutions and authorities only, which are entitled to receive that information.

  1. Non-personal Data

Other data gets automatically recorded, when you visit our website. Such automatically recorded data comprises the IP-address currently used by your service provider, together with the time and date of your visit, the browser type and operating system used by your PC and the pages you have viewed. Generally speaking, it is not possible to infer personal information from this data and that is not our intention, in any case.

The only purpose of collecting this information is to help us ensure a faultless online service and to optimize our internet offering for you. We analyze this information for statistical purposes only – and on an anonymous basis – and carry out no further analysis of the data. In particular, we do not create or process personal surfing profiles or similar records.

 

D. Storage Period

We will store personal data which you provide to us only for the length of time necessary to fulfill the purpose for which you have provided the information to us (e.g., processing your request or order). In addition, we store your data as required under commercial law and tax law retention requirements.

 

E. Right of Access, Rectification, Restriction of Processing and Deletion

You are entitled to information regarding the data stored relating to your person, its origin and its recipients, and also the purpose for which the data is processed free-of-charge and at any time. If you have provided us with personal data, you are entitled free-of-charge and at any time to request that we correct incorrect or incomplete data about you. You also have the right, in the event that the requirements specified in Art. 17, GDPR have been met, to demand the deletion of your data. Data used for invoicing and book-keeping purposes is exempted from your right of cancellation and deletion.

In order to request information about the data stored relating to your person or to make any changes as described above, please contact us at: office@digital-audio-systems.com.

You also have the right to demand the restriction of the processing of your data if the requirements specified in Art. 18, GDPR have been fulfilled. This is, for example, the case if you dispute the correctness of your data. For the duration of the verification of the correctness of the data, you may demand the restriction of the processing.

 

F. Consent and Revocation

Many data collection procedures require your explicit consent. If you have given us consent to process your personal data, you can withdraw this consent at any time with effect for the future. The lawfulness of the processing of your data remains unaffected up until the time of the withdrawal of consent.

Right of Objection in Particular Situations as well as against Direct Advertising (Art. 21 GDPR)

If the data collection is based upon Art. 6 (1) lit e or f, GDPR, you have the right to object at any time, on grounds relating to your particular situation, to our processing of your data, provided this objection is based on the legal basis of “legitimate interests”. If you exercise your right to object, we will cease the processing of your data unless there are compelling legitimate reasons for the further processing, which override your rights.

In as far as data is processed to provide direct advertising to you, you have the right at any time to object to such processing of your personal data. This also applies to any profiling connected to direct advertising. If you exercise your right to object, we will cease the processing of your data for such purposes.

 

G. Right of Complaint with the Competent Supervisory Authority

In case of violation of any of the terms of the GDPR, you have the right to complain to the competent government supervisory authority regarding our processing of your data. This right of complaint exists independently of any administrative or judicial remedies.

 

H. Technical Details of Data Collection

  1. Cookies

Our website, like most others, uses so called “cookies”. Cookies are small text files, which your internet browser stores on your computer and which collect certain information, like the IP-address of your internet connection, type and version of your internet browser, referrer URL, time and duration of your visit etc.. Cookies help to make our web offering free of faults, user friendly, effective and safe.

Most cookies that we use are so called “session cookies”, which are automatically deleted when you leave our website. Other cookies remain stored until they get deleted automatically after a certain pre-determined time or when you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser, when you visit our website the next time and to preserve your selected settings (e.g., language).

The acceptance of cookies is not obligatory when using our website and the settings of your internet browser offers various alternative options to allow or deny the setting of cookies. However, if you choose to disallow some or all cookies from our website, the functionality and/or the user experience of our website may be impaired. In the settings of your internet browser you can determine whether you want to be informed every time before a cookie is stored and you can accept all cookies or only in selected instances or none at all. Also, already stored cookies can be deleted at any time in the settings of your browser.

Cookies which are required for the provision of our information, services and requested functionalities (like the shopping cart) are stored on the basis of our legitimate interests, as defined in Art. 6 (1) lit. F GDPR, in the optimized provision of our services free of faults and the quality of the experience of our users.

  1. Server-Log-Files

Our hosting provider collects and stores certain data in so called server log files, which your internet browser automatically transmits. These are:

  • Browser typ and browser version
  • Operating system
  • Referrer URL
  • Hostname of your computer
  • Time and duration of the server request
  • IP-address

These data are collected on the basis of our legitimate interests, as defined in Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR, in the provision of an optimized web services free of faults and in the quality of the experience of our users.

We will not combine this data with data from other sources to create surfing profiles or similar personalized data sets.

  1. Contact Form

When you send us a request using the contact form on our website, we will store the data you entered including your contact details in order to be able to respond to and process your request as well as follow-on requests. We will not pass on this data without your permission. We will delete the data arising in this context after the storage is no longer necessary.

We process those information on the basis of our legitimate interests, as defined in Art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR, in providing timely and relevant responses to the requests of our customers. You can withdraw your consent to our processing of the data you have provided to us at any time, by sending us a note to: office@digital-audio-systems.com. The lawfulness of the processing of your data remains unaffected up until the time of the withdrawal of consent.

  1. Contact via Email, Telephon or Telefax

When you contact Digitale Audio Systeme via email, telephon or telefax, we will store the personal data you provided including your name, contact details and purpose of your contact in order to be able to respond to and process your contact request as well as any follow-on requests in a timely and relevant manner. We will not pass on this data without your permission. We will delete the data arising in this context after the storage is no longer necessary.

We process those information on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit. b GDPR, when your contact is connected to the fulfilment of a contract. Otherwise, our processing of your data is based on your consent according to Art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR and/or according to our legitimate interests, as defined in Art. 6 (1) lit. f, in providing timely and relevant responses to the requests of our customers. You can withdraw your consent to our processing of the data you have provided at any time, by sending us a note to: office@digital-audio-systems.com. We will then stop the processing and delete any data you provided, unless we are compelled otherwise by commercial law and tax law retention requirements.The lawfulness of the processing of your data remains unaffected up until the time of the withdrawal of consent.

  1. Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”),  1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP-address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case of activation of the IP-anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, will the full IP address be sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. Google will use this information on our behalf for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google will not associate your IP-address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore, you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP-address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.

Further information concerning the terms of service of Google analytics can be found here: www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html. Google’s privacy policy can be found here: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en&gl=de. You can use the Google Privacy Checkup at https://myaccount.google.com/privacycheckup to check and change your privacy settings on Google products.

Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).

Furthermore, we use Google Analytics to analyze anonymous data collected in AdWords and the Double-Click-Cookie for statistical purposes. If you do not wish those data to be collected, you can deactivate the function in the Google Ads Manager (https://support.google.com/ads/answer/2662922?hl=en).

  1. Google Maps

This website uses Google Maps to visualize geographic information. Google Maps is also operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

When you use Google Maps, information about the use of this website, including your IP address, is transmitted to and stored on a server belonging to Google in the USA. By using this website, you agree to the collection, processing and use of the data collected automatically and the data you have entered by Google, one of its representatives or third-party providers. Digitale Audio Systeme GmbH has no influence on the data processing by Google or its third-party providers.

You can find further information and the terms of use for Google Maps here: www.google.com/intl/en_US/help/terms_maps.html.

  1. Links to Third-Party Offerings

Our website also offers links to other websites (“hyperlinks”) in order to enhance the information and service that we provide to you. These websites and services delivered by other providers have been and are structured and provided by third parties. We do not have any influence over the structure, content, or role of these third-party services. We explicitly distance ourselves from all content in all linked third-party offerings. Please note that the third-party offerings linked to from this website may install their own cookies on your device or collect personal data. We have no influence over this. Please contact the providers of these linked third-party offerings as required for the relevant information.

 

I. Updating of this Data Protection Declaration

If we introduce new products or services, if we modify our internet procedures, or if there are further developments in internet and data processing technology or if the legal framework changes, it may be necessary to update this “data protection declaration”. We therefore reserve the right to modify or supplement this declaration as and when required, and the revision will be published at this location. For this reason we recommend that you visit this website at regular intervals, to ensure that you stay informed about the current state of the data protection declaration.

 

Notes on Improving Personal Data Security

It is possible to configure your web browser in such a way that you are informed as soon as cookies are placed, so that you can accept them generally or specifically, or refuse to accept them.

Never install programs other than those which you have received from a trustworthy source. In particular you should exercise the greatest caution when downloading programs from the Internet.

Do not install and launch programs which you have received from strangers, or have received unsolicited by e-mail, even from acquaintances. Caution: even screen-savers are programs.

Do not install any program on your computer if you have the slightest doubts regarding the trustworthiness of the material.

Do install a virus scanner and a fire-wall on your computer, and set it up to check all files at regular intervals. It is important to download the latest updates which all leading manufacturers of such software make available.