Privacy Policy

Responsible for data protection on these websites (controller): smart GmbH (“smart”) Represented by Alexander Hein Seidengasse 9/2.3 1070 Wien Austriaphone: +43 (1) 358 00 70 E-Mail:
        1. General smart collects and processes personal data insofar you provide smart with via an entry form on smart’ website or by any other way for example by e-mail. Moreover smart collects and processes data that arises during use of smart’ website. The processing of your data is made in accordance with the applicable data protection laws. Personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. Below smart informs you in detail about which data smart processes in which way and on which legal basis. Moreover smart informs you about
        2. Processing of Personal Data when contacting smart If you provide smart with personal data when contacting smart, e.g. by e-mail or via the contact form, smart collects and processes the data you provided to smart according to Art. 6 (1) sent. 1 point (b) GDPR for the performance of a contract with you or in order to take steps at your request prior to entering into a contract or according to Art. 6 (1) sent. 1 point (f) GDPR for the purpose of smart’ legitimate interest to answer your request. smart may use your postal address to send you newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. Moreover, in case of a contract concluded between smart and you, may use your e-mail address to send you newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information on similar products or services. However, you may object the use of your postal address and your e-mail address for the before mentioned purposes at any time with future effect without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs in accordance with the basic tariffs.
        3. Your consent to receive further communication from smart If you click the checkbox for receiving further communication from smart you give your express consent to receive more information on smart’ products, services, events, news and other premium content by e-mail and/or phone. At the bottom of each e-mail you will find a hyperlink via which you may unsubscribe from the receiving of information e-mails at any time. You may also unsubscribe from receiving the information e-mails or information phone calls at any time via a message to’ contact details as mentioned above. If you withdraw your consent by unsubscribing, this does not affect the lawfulness of processing based on your consent before its withdrawal.
        4. Processing of Data via Cookies and Logfiles In accordance with Art. 6 (1) sent. 1 point (f) GDPR, smart’ website uses so-called cookies which needs to provide all functions of the websites but also to analyze user behavior on the websites. A cookie is a small file which stores certain information about a user’s access device (PC, Tablet, Smartphone etc.) on such device. When such device accesses smart’ server’s website or a third party website, the server communicates with such cookies. The server can evaluate the information stored in the cookie by different methods. Cookies enable e.g. to recognize and track users. does this because smart has a legitimate interest to optimize’ websites and to improve website experience of the visitors. smart uses session cookies which will be deleted automatically after end of browser session as well as persistent cookies which remain on your device for a preset time.You may delete cookies at any time from your browser. Moreover, you may accept or disable cookies completely or for some websites via your browser settings. For more information about the processing of your personal data via cookies see section 5 of this Privacy Policy.Moreover, in accordance with Art. 6 (1) sent. 1 point (f) GDPR, every single web page uses log files, i.e. for every page impression, the access data are saved to the server log. The saved data record contains the following details:- Your IP address, the date, the time, the file accessed, the status, the request that your browser sent to the server, the amount of data transmitted and the webpage from which you accessed the requested page (referrer) as well as – The product and version information of the browser used, your operating system and your country of origin. Log data will be deleted every 14 days as a matter of routine, i.e. any contained data will be deleted irretrievably. These temporary storage is only for protecting’ websites against attacks or misuse. smart does not use the log data beyond this purpose.
        5. Google Analytics and Google Adwords Conversion Tracking This website uses Google Analytics and Google Adwords Conversion Tracking, both services provided by Google LLC based in the USA (“Google”). Both services uses cookies, 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 will normally be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In Google Analytics, the IP anonymization is active on this website. This means that Google will shorten the IP address beforehand within Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA.A Google Analytics cookie is stored on your device when you visit smart’ website. The Google Adwords cookie is sent when you click on a Google add. With this cookie Google and may identify that you were forwarded to smart’ website via the Google add. Google provides with conversion statistics e.g. about how many users clicked the Google add. smart does not get any information in order to identify the uses boths services in accordance with Art. 6 (1) sent. 1 point (f) GDPR because smart has a legitimate interest to analyze the website use to be able to adapt or improve its web offers and to analyze the success of online marketing activities.In accordance with the Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/1250 of 12 July 2016 transfers from a controller or processor in the European Union to organisations in the U.S. that have self-certified their adherence to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework Principles with the Department of Commerce and have committed to comply with them are allowed. Google has self-certified its adherence to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework Principles and has committed to comply with them.You may disable the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. Furthermore you can prevent the collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) with Google Analytics by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under (external link to Google) Please note that you have to deactivate tracking for every single browser you use to prevent tracking from Google Analytics completely. Please also note that you will be tracked again if you delete the opt-out cookie or when it expires. If you do not want to get personalized adds you may prevent this with appropriate settings. Please see further information here (external link to Google) For further information about Google’s privacy policy please visit: (external link to Google)
        6. Retention of Personal Data; Deletion of your Personal Data smart will retain your personal data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. smart will retain and use your personal data to the extent necessary to comply with its legal obligations (for example, if is required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce legal agreements and will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of its service, or smart is legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.If the purpose of processing does not apply anymore or the applicable statutory retention requirement expires, smart will as a matter of routine erase data or restrict the processing of data in accordance with the applicable statutory laws.
        7. Transfer of Data; Data Transfer to a Third Country Service providers and auxiliary agents used by smart in connection with the website, e.g. host provider, agencies, IT service providers as well as the service provider mentioned in sec. 5 of this Privacy Policy may have access to your personal data. However, insofar these service providers and auxiliary agents process data on smart’ behalf they only act according to smart’ instructions and smart concluded adequate contracts with them.Your information, including personal data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction. Some of smart’ service providers are based outside the EU/EEA and therefore your personal data may be transferred to a third country. Please see also sec. 5 of this Privacy Policy.If you are located outside Austria and choose to provide information to, please note that smart transfers the data, including personal data, to Austria and process it will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your personal data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.Business Transaction If smart is involved in a merger, acquisition or asset sale, your personal data may be transferred. If possible smart will provide notice before your personal data is transferred and becomes subject to a different Privacy Policy. Legal Requirements; Disclosure for Law Enforcement Under certain circumstances, may be required to disclose your personal data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency) may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: – To comply with a legal obligation – To protect and defend the rights or property of – To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the website – To protect the personal safety of users of the website or the public – To protect against legal liabilityIn this case, data processing is made on the legal basis of Art. 6 (1) sent. 1 point (c) or (f) GDPR
        8. Security of Data The security of your data is important to smart, but remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. However, data you insert on smart’ website is transferred in encrypted form (SSL). smart takes technical and organizational measures to secure smart’ website and other systems against loss, destruction, access, modification or dissemination of your data by unauthorized persons.
        9. Your rights According to Art. 15 GDPR you have the right free of charge of access to your personal data and of information about processing. Moreover, according to Art. 16 to 18 GDPR you have the right of rectification of inaccurate personal data as well as of erasure of personal data or restriction of processing. Under the conditions of Art. 20 GDPR, you have the right to receive the personal data concerning you, which you have provided to smart, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format, and the right to transmit those data to another controller without hindrance. Moreover, according to Art. 21 (1) GDPR you have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to processing of your personal data which is based on point (e) or (f) of Art. 6 (1) sent. 1 GDPR including profiling based on those provisions. Where personal data are processed for direct marketing purposes, according to Art. 21 (2) GDPR, you have the right to object at any time to processing of your personal data for such marketing, which includes profiling to the extent that it is related to such direct marketing. smart shall comply with the aforementioned requests if and to the extent such compliance is required by the applicable statutory laws. Please direct any request regarding your personal data to smart’ contact details as mentioned at the beginning of this Privacy Policy or in the imprint of smart’ website. Each data subject has the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority of the alleged infringement.
        10. Links to Other Sites smart’ website may contain links to other sites that are not operated by smart If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. smart strongly advises you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit. smart has no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.
        11. Children’s Privacy’ Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”). smart does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided smart with personal data, please contact smart If becomes aware that smart has collected personal data from children without verification of parental consent, smart takes steps to remove that information from smart’ servers.
        12. Changes to This Privacy Policy smart may update tis Privacy Policy from time to time. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. If necessary, smart informs you about modifications and ask for your consent.
        13. Managing Cookies – Disabling, Enabling & Deleting Cookies You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. However, you may not be able to use all the interactive features of our site if cookies are disabled. Guideline instructions on how to check cookies are enabled follow below:How to set and customise your cookie settings for the browser you are using How to manage cookies in Internet Explorer: Cookie settings in most versions of Internet Explorer can be found by clicking the tools option and then the privacy tab. How to manage cookies in Microsoft Edge Cookie settings in Microsoft Edge can be found by clicking the More option and then the Settings icon. How to manage cookies in Firefox Cookie settings in Firefox are managed in the Options window’s Privacy panel. See Options window – Privacy Panel for information on these settings. How to manage cookies in Chrome Click on the spanner icon on the toolbar, select settings, click the under the bonnet tab, click on content settings in the privacy section. How to manage cookies in Opera You can manage cookies in Opera if you Click on settings, then Preferences, then Advanced and finally Cookies. How to manage cookies in Safari Choose Safari, then preferences and then click security. You should then be able to specify if and when Safari should accept cookies. To manage cookies on your mobile phone Please consult your manual or handbook. Deleting cookies You can easily delete any cookies that have been installed in the cookie folder of your browser. For example, if you are using Microsoft Windows Explorer: Open ‘Windows Explorer’ Click on the ‘Search’ button on the tool bar Type “cookie” into the search box for ‘Folders and Files’ Select ‘My Computer’ in the ‘Look In’ box Click ‘Search Now’ Double click on the folders that are found ‘Select’ any cookie file Hit the ‘Delete’ button on your keyboard

          If you are not using Microsoft Windows Explorer, then you should select “cookies” in the “Help” function for information on where to find your cookie folder.
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