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This website is provided by Wein-Leben e.U., 1190 Vienna, Obkirchergasse 36/1 (“we” or “us”).
This statement describes how we, as a data protection responsible, will process your personal data relating to this website.

1. Which personal data we will process
During your visit to our website, we will collect the following information: Date and time when accessing a page on our website, your IP address, the name and version of your web browser, the website (URL) you requested before you have visited this website, certain cookies (see section 7 below) and the information you will provide by yourself when completing the contact form and registering to receive newsletters on our website. There is no obligation to actually disclose any information that we ask on our website. However, if you do not, you will not be able to use all features of the website.

2. Collection and use of personal data processing
Personal data will only be collected and processed by Wein-Leben to the extent permitted by law or if users consent to the collection of personal data. In general, it is evident to users when using the respective service which category of personal data is being stored, such as name, e-mail address and living address, when using the contact form.The personal data provided for the purpose of ordering goods and the provision of services (such as name, e-mail address, living address) will be used by us to fulfill and process the contract. This information will be kept confidential, encrypted transmitted and will not be disclosed to any third parties who are not involved in the ordering-, delivery- and payment process.When contacting Wein-Leben (via contact form or by e-mail), the details of the user are stored for the purpose of processing the request as well as in case of follow-up questions.We have taken organizational, contractual and technical security measures to ensure compliance with data protection laws and to prevent accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons.

3. We will process your personal data for the following purposes

  • to make this website available
  • to further improve and develop this website,
  • to respond to your requests and applications,
  • to process your orders,
  • to send you newsletters,
  • to create usage statistics,
  • to detect, prevent and investigate attacks on our website,
  • to comply with our legal obligations,
  • to be able to be represented to the extent as required in case of an incident,
  • to evaluate your creditworthiness.

4. Legal basis of the data processingLegal basis for the processing of your personal data is our predominant legitimate interest (pursuant to Article 6 (1) (f) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation), which is about to achieve the purposes as set out in section 3 above.

5. Transmission of your personal data to third parties
Personal user data is only being forwarded to third parties, if this is legally permitted or if a user has consented to the forwarding.This is the case, for example, if forwarding of personal data is required to fulfil contractual obligations to the user and the postal address is submitted to a forwarding company after placing an order. Or if the data is requested from relevant agencies such as law enforcement agencies.The personal data of the users are not sold or forwarded to third parties for advertising purposes or for the purpose of creating user profiles.For the above mentioned purposes, we will send your personal information to the following recipients:

5.1 IT – Service Provider used by us

  • Advertising agency: FoxxBase GmbH – AT;
  • Accounting- & invoicing software:MonKey Office von ProSaldo GmbH – DE;
  • Webhoster: Mittwald CM ServicesGmbH & Co. KG – DE;
  • Content Management System: WordPress – US;
  • Webshop: Webador – NL;
  • Domaine: easyname GmbH – AT;
  • Major Plugins: Gravity Forms – US, MailChimp – US, Google Analytics – US, Borlabs Cookie Notice – DE,
    reCAPTCHA – US (version 2, which is implemented in our forms and only used against spam and unsolicided commercial communications and shall be subject to the pricacy provisions and terms & conditions of Google).

5.2 Other Service Provider used by us

  • Parcel service provider when delivering your order (DPD, Post etc.),
  • Bank institutes for payment processing (Erste Bank der österreichischen Sparkassen AG).

5.3 Other external Third Party Service Provider appointed by us to the required extent

  • Accountants & Auditors;
  • Insurance companies and legal representatives in the insurance or case of an incident,
  • Authorities and other public bodies to the extent required by law (tax authorities, etc.),
  • To credit rating service providers (KSV 1870, etc.) for orders through our website due to our legitimate interests and the associated economic risk.

Some of the above-mentioned recipients are located outside of your country or process your personal information there. The level of data protection in other countries may not match the standards of your country. However, we only transfer your personal data to countries for which the EU Commission has determined that such counties will meet an adequate level of data protection, or we take measures to ensure that all recipients will meet an adequate level of data protection.

6. Information via Email and / or Newsletter
Promotion Emails through the provider and its services will only be sent with the express consent of the user. Users may refuse to receiving the newsletter at any time.An opt-out option is placed in all respective e-mails or newsletters.Before sending the newsletter, the e-mail holder receives a confirmation mail in which the user must confirm the subscription to the newsletter. Unconfirmed applications will be automatically deleted within four (4) weeks at the latest.Further information on sending newsletters can be found at: Newsletter.

Non-promotional information refers to news in the context of the contractual relationship with the user. This includes sending of technical information, payment processing information, order inquiries and similar messages.

Users can subsequently apply for being removed from the notification list by e-mail to the above-mentioned contact options.

As part of the registration, the provider saves the login and the confirmation time and the IP address of the user. The provider is legally obliged to log the applications in order to prove a proper registration.

7. Cookies
On this website so-called Cookies are used. A Cookie is a small file that can be stored on your computer when you visit a website. Basically, cookies are used to provide users with additional features on a website. For example, they may be used to provide user support while navigating on a website, to allow you to continue to use a website where you left it, and / or to save your preferences and preferences when you return to the website,

In any case Cookies cannot access, read or modify any data stored on your computer.Some of the Cookies on this website are called session cookies. They will be automatically deleted when you leave our website. Persistent Cookies, however, remain on your computer until you manually delete them in your browser. We use such persistent Cookies to recognize you when you next visit our website.

You can directly deactivate external social media cookies in the cokie notice eihter individually or in total such as Facebook, Google Maps, Instagram, OpenStreetMap, Twitter, Vimeo or YouTube.

If you want to control Cookies on your computer, you can choose your browser settings to get a notification when a website wants to save cookies. You can also block or delete Cookies if they have already been saved on your computer. If you want to know more about how to set these steps, please use the “Help” function in your browser.Kindly note that blocking or deleting Cookies could affect your online experience and prevent you from using this website to a certain extent.

7.1 Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. We process your data on the basis of our prevailing legitimate interest to cost-efficiently generate easy to use website access statistics (Article 6(1)(f) General Data Protection Regulation).

The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address and the URLs of the accessed pages) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. We do not store any of your personal data collected in connection with Google Analytics.

This website uses an IP anonymization feature provided by Google Analytics. Your IP address will therefore be truncated/anonymized by Google as soon as it receives it. On our behalf, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to us. 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 on 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 your data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.

You can also refuse the use of Google Analytics on this website by clicking on the following link.
An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website: a href=“javascript:gaOptout()“>Disable Google Analytics</a

Remark: you can find the respecive JavaScript-Code in the link below: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/gajs/?hl=de#disable

Further information concerning Google’s terms of use and privacy statement can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html  or at


7.2 Other Cookies
In addition to Google Analytics, we will use WordPress – Core Cookies. This is a test cookie and cookies, which are only used when the user is logged in.
Furthermore, the multilingual plugin Polylang sets a Cookie based on the current language chosen on this website.


The storage of cookies can also be prevented by appropriate settings of your browser software. Again, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all features of this website to a certain extent.

Deactivating of such cookies can be done via browser settings or via the browser extensions:

8. Use of Social Media Plugins
8.1 Facebook Plugin
This website uses social media plugins (“plugins”) from the social network facebook.com, which is operated within the European Union (EU) by Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbor Dublin 2 Ireland for EU residents (” Facebook “). The plugins are recognizable by one of the Facebook logos (gray “f” on a bright circle or a “gray” f “on a dark gray box).

When a user surfs on a web page which contains such a plugin, its browser establishes a direct connection to the Facebook servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted by Facebook directly to the user’s browser and will be integrated into the website of the respective browser. Therefore, Wein-Leben has no influence on the extent of data that Facebook collects by clicking on this plugin and therefore informs the users according to the level of knowledge: By integrating the plugins, Facebook receives the information that the user has reached access the corresponding page of the online offer. If the user is logged into Facebook, Facebook can assign the visit to his Facebook account. If the user interacts with the plugins, for example, pressing the “Like”-button or leaving a comment, the information is transmitted from your browser directly to Facebook and will be stored there. If a user is not a member of Facebook, there is still the possibility that Facebook will find out and save your IP address. According to Facebook, only an anonymous IP address is stored in Germany.

The purpose and scope of the data collection, further processing and use of the data by Facebook, as well as related rights and options for settings in order to protect privacy of users, can be found in Facebook’s privacy policy statement: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/,

If a user is a Facebook member and does not want Facebook to collect data while surfing on this website and link it with the member data, stored on Facebook, the user must log out of Facebook before visiting the website and delete any corresponding Facebook cookies. It is also possible to block Facebook social plug-ins with add-ons on the browser, for example with the “Facebook Blocker”.

8.2 Facebook-Pixel
This website may also use the “Custom Audiences” re-marketing feature of Facebook Ireland Ltd. By means of the Facebook pixel, on the one hand it is possible for Facebook to designate visitors on our website as a target group for the presentation of advertisements, so-called “Facebook ads”. Accordingly, we use Facebook pixels in order to display the Facebook ads we have posted, mainly to Facebook users who have an interest in the offers of Wein-Leben e.U. to have.

Further, this function offers users of this website as an integrated of their visit on the social network Facebook interest-related advertisements (“Facebook Ads”). For this purpose, Facebook re-marketing tags were implemented on this website. Through this tag, a direct connection to the Facebook servers is made when visiting the website. It is transmitted to the Facebook server that you have visited this website and Facebook assigns this information to your personal Facebook user account. For more information on the collection and use of data by Facebook, as well as your rights regarding this feature and ways to protect your privacy, please refer to the privacy policy of Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/.

Alternatively, you can disable the Re-Marketing feature “Custom Audiences” at: https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads#_=_.

Before deactivating you must be logged in to Facebook.

8.3 LinkedIn
This website also uses plugins from the LinkedIn business network linkedin.com, which is operated within the European Union (EU) by LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland (“LinkedIn”) for EU residents. The plugins can be recognized by one of the LinkedIn logos (gray “in” on a bright circle or a “gray” in “on a dark gray box.

When a user views a web page of this online offering that contains such a plugin, the browser will directly connect to the servers o LinkedIn. The content of the plugin is transmitted by LinkedIn directly to the user’s browser and integrated into the website by the browser. Therefor Wein-Leben has no influence on the extent of data that LinkedIn collects with the help of this plugin and therefore informs the users according to the level of knowledge: By integrating the plugins, LinkedIn receives the information that a user has accessed to the corresponding page of the online offer. If the user is logged into LinkedIn, LinkedIn can associate the visit with their LinkedIn account. If a user is not a LinkedIn member, LinkedIn may still be able to learn and store the IP address of the user.

The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by LinkedIn as well as the related rights and setting options for the protection of users’ privacy can be found in LinkedIn’s privacy policy: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy_

9. Duration of storage
When visiting our website or in doing business with us, basically we will only store your personal data as long as it is necessary to fulfill our legal obligations.However, for the purposes of our tax- and corporate law obligations, we generally store your personal data provided relating to notifications and orders seven (7) years after fulfillment of the contract.In the course of responding to user requests any submitted personal data will be stored for a period of twelve (12) months after the receipt and response of the inquiry in order to respond to any follow-up questions, too. If you have only registered for Newsletters and for the receipt of advertising information and you are not a customer of us, we will store your personal data until further notice and for a maximum of three (3) years from the last contact date.

10. Your rights relating to personal data
You may, among others, be entitled (subject to applicable law), (i) to verify whether and which categories of personal information we have stored about you and to receive copies of such personal data, (ii) to correct, supplement or delete your personal information, (iii) to demand to restrict processing of your personal data, and (iv) under certain circumstances, to disagree to the processing of your personal data or to withdraw your consent given at any time in regards to processing of your personal data (v) to require data transmission, (vi) to get to know the identity of any third party to whom your personal information is transmitted and (vii) to raise a complaint at competent authority.

11.Our contact details
If you have any questions or concerns in regards to the processing of your personal data, please contact us:Name: Mag. Birgit Kowarik
Address: Obkirchergasse 36/1
1190 Vienna/ Austria
Email: b.kowarik@wein-leben.at



Last update on December 17, 2021