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Privacy Policy for the use of VERY VIENNA Congress- & Tourist App

We are delighted that you intend to use the VERY VIENNA Congress- & Tourist App. In the following, we will inform you about which of your personal data will be processed when using the app and for which purposes such processing takes place.

This privacy policy applies exclusively to the VERY VIENNA Congress- & Tourist App (“App”) and for the personal data processed via the App.

Third-party websites that are available via the App, eg via hyperlinks, are subject to the data protection information and declarations set out on the respective website.

  1. Controller

The controller who determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data is echo medienhaus ges.m.b.h, Maria-Jacobi-Gasse 1, Media Quarter Marx 3.2, A-1030 Wien, FN 64424 t, HG Wien, Tel.: +43 (0)1 524 70 86-0, Fax: +43 (0)1 524 70 86-43, E-Mail:

  1. Purposes of Processing and Legal Basis for Processing

The App can be used free of charge. Personal data is processed in the following cases when the App is used:

  • To download the App, you may are required to first enter into an agreement with a third party (such as Google Inc., iTunes SARL, „Third Party“) to access a third-party portal or online store where the App is available (eg. Google Play Store, iTunes App Store; „Third Party Portal“). We are not party to any such agreement, have no control over it and therefore are not responsible for a data processing by the Third Party. If, in accordance with the applicable Third Party terms and conditions, we become your contractual partner for the purchase of the App (eg in the Google Play Store), we process the data provided by the Third Party provider to the extent necessary for the fulfilment of the contract. This is your name and your e-mail address, which will be used exclusively to provide you with the services (data processing for fulfilment of a contract based on Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR). In addition, we process information that is required to download the App to your device. Unless we become your contractual partner with respect to the download of the App and the App is not downloaded from us (eg in the case of the purchase of the App via the iTunes App Store), we process during the purchase and download of the App no personal data.
  • If you would like to use the contact form provided in the App for sending us questions, feedback or any other form contact, it will be necessary to provide us with your e-mail address so that we can contact you. The legal basis for this data processing is Article 6 (1) (a) and (f) GDPR, whereby our legitimate interest is being able to respond to your contact request.
  • To use the „Get me there“ function in the App, the App requires access to the location data of your device. A user must explicitly confirm to such access in advance. The submitted location data will be used exclusively for the fulfilment of the function „Get me there“ and will be stored only in anonymous form. Movement profiles or other links of location information with personal data are not created and/or maintained by us. The legal basis for this data processing is Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR, as this processing is carried out with only your express consent.

When using the App, the following personal data will be processed and automatically sent to us by the device you use and stored until automated deletion: When using the function „Get me there“, the App determines the current location of the user at the time of use (see section 7).

We use this information to ensure a smooth connection and user-friendly use of the App, to ensure network and information security, to evaluate system security and stability, and for administrative purposes. The legal basis for this data processing is Art. (6) (1) (f) GDPR. The legitimate interest follows from the aforementioned purposes for data processing. We do not use the data to draw any conclusions about you.

A variety of content, information and services in our App are provided by our partners who use the App as an advertising platform. Should you reach a website by selecting a web link / content on our App, the terms and conditions and privacy policies which are listed there will apply. We have no influence on the content of this information and websites.

  1. Transfer of Personal Data

We will transfer your personal data to third persons only if:

  • you have consented to the transfer pursuant to Art 6 (1) (a) GDPR;
  • the transfer is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims except where such interests are overridden by the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject which require protection of personal data pursuant to Art 6 (1) (f) GDPR;
  • the transfer is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the controller is subject; and
  • the transfer is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party pursuant to Art 6 (1) (b) GDPR.
  1. Rights of the Data Subject

You have the right to:

  • request information about your personal data processed by us in accordance with Art 15 GDPR. In particular, you may request information about the processing purposes, the categories of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data was or is being disclosed, the planned storage duration, the right of rectification, deletion, limitation of processing or opposition, the existence of a right to complain, the origin of your data, if not collected from us, and the existence of an automated decision-making process including profiling and, if necessary, further  information about the details of the automated decision-making process;
  • demand the rectification of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored by us without delay in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR;
  • require the deletion of your personal data stored by us in accordance with Art 17 GDPR, except where the processing is necessary for the exercise of the right of freedom of expression and information, for the fulfilment of a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims;
  • demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data in accordance with Art 18 GDPR, insofar as the accuracy of your personal data is disputed by you and the processing is unlawful, but you reject the deletion and we no longer need the data, however you may still need them for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claimsor you have objected to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR;
  • receive your personal data which has been provided to us in a structured, standardized and machine-readable format or to request the transfer of such data to another controller in accordance with Art 20 GDPR;
  • revoke your once granted consent to process personal date at any time in accordance with Art 7 GDPR. As a result, we are not allowed to continue the data processing based on this consent for the future; and
  • file a complaint to a supervisory authority in accordance with Art. 77 GDPR. You may, amongst others, can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or workplace or our registered office (in Austria, this is the Data Protection Authority,
  1. Right to Object

If your personal data are processed based on legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR, you have the right to object the processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR, provided that there are grounds relating from your particular situation or the objection is directed against advertisement. In the latter case, you have a general right of objection, which is implemented by us without you having to specify any particular situation.

If you would like to exercise your right of revocation or objection, please send an e-mail to the above-mentioned e-mail address.

  1. Data Security

We use appropriate technical and organizational security measures (such as SSL certificate) to protect your personal data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or against unauthorized access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

  1. Tracking Tools

We only use tracking measures anonymously in order to statistically record the use of our App and evaluate it for the purpose of optimizing our offer. We have a legitimate interest in this within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR. The only personal data we collect statistically is the number of App downloads which is automatically made available to us by the respective third-party platforms. Furthermore, we can use the App to see the statistical number of times users click on the Very Vienna Voucher (these are special services offered by our App Partners, such as price discounts, additional purchases, etc.).

  1. Social Media Plug-Ins

We use in on our App social media plug-ins on the basis of Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR. The underlying commercial purpose is to be regarded as legitimate interest according to the GDPR. The responsibility for the operation of the plug-ins in compliance with data protection laws has to be guaranteed by their respective providers. The integration of the plug-ins has been executed via so-called two-click method in order to best protect users of our App.

8.1 Facebook

We use plugins from the network, such as the „Like“ button. These plug-ins are offered and operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA, and are clearly marked with the Facebook logo. When you visit a page in the OFFER that contains such a plug-in, your browser will connect to the Facebook servers. The content of the plug-in is transmitted by Facebook directly to your browser and displayed accordingly in our environment without us having any influence on the content of the plug-in. If you are registered with Facebook or have recently visited a Facebook page or Facebook content, Facebook may be able to track your visit to the appropriate pages of our service and assign it to a Facebook account. If you actively use plug-ins (eg press the like button), corresponding information will also be transmitted directly from your browser to Facebook without the PROVIDER having any influence on it. For more detailed information on the nature, purpose and extent and the further processing and use of your data by Facebook, please refer to the privacy policy on Facebook. There you will also learn more about your rights and the options to protect your privacy.

If you do not wish to have this personal data associated with your Facebook account, please log out of Facebook before visiting our page. Interactions, in particular the use of a comment function or clicking on a „Like“ or „Share“ button, are also passed on to Facebook. Learn more at


8.2 Twitter

Our app uses features from Twitter, Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, United States. When you visit our pages with Twitter plug-ins, a connection is established between your browser and Twitter’s servers, thereby already transmitting data to Twitter. If you have a Twitter account, this data can be linked to it. If you do not wish to associate this information with your Twitter account, please log out of Twitter before visiting our page. Interactions, especially clicking on a „re-tweet“ button will also be shared with Twitter. Find out more at


8.3 Instagram

Functions of the service Instagram are integrated on our sides. These features are provided by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, United States. If you are logged into your Instagram account, you can link the contents of our pages to your Instagram profile by clicking on the Instagram button. This allows Instagram to associate the visit to our pages with your user account. We point out that we as the provider of the pages do not receive knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and their use by Instagram.

For more information, see the Instagram Privacy Policy:

  1. Push Messages

The App informs you with push messages on your device about fault messages, warnings, and interesting news, provided that you have activated this function during the installation. The push messages can be deactivated and reactivated at any time in the settings of your operating system.

  1. Actuality and Amendments

This privacy policy is currently valid as of December 1, 2018. Due to the further development of our App and offers or due to changed legal or regulatory requirements, it may be necessary to amend this privacy policy in the future. Therefore, we recommend that you review this privacy policy at regular intervals.