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Privacy Notice

accilium General Privacy Notice

1. Introduction

This is the General Privacy Statement and Policy (“Privacy Notice”) for the accilium GmbH.

accilium GmbH and its subsidiaries (“accilium”, “us” or “we”), understand that your privacy is important to you. We are committed to respecting your privacy and protecting your personal data, which is any information that can identify you as an individual person, collected via all websites or apps that post a link to this Privacy Notice (collectively, “the Sites”) This Privacy Notice describes how we process and protect your data in our capacity as data controllers.

Your acceptance of this Privacy Notice

Please read this Privacy Notice carefully. By browsing our website and consenting where required (for instance, when submitting your data on a sign-up form, or requesting documents from us), you agree to be bound by this Privacy Notice.

Personal data we collect

accilium collects information when you register for the newsletter, request copies of publications, register for conferences & events, sign up for trainings or seek additional information regarding our services. In case that you do not provide such information, you will not be able to participate in the listed activities.

The personal data collected varies across the Sites and can include:

  • any personal data that you provide including, but not limited to your full name, address, email address, contact information, telephone number, job-title, company name,
  • in case of registration for trainings, your billing address
  • statuses, notes, and planning related to your training registration
  • e-mail communications

Data Processors

accilium may share your data with third parties to provide you with the requested products and services as well as to run our website. Those third parties and third-party service providers include:

  • third party service providers who process information on our behalf
  • our e-mail campaigns and our sign-up sheets are hosted by: Zoho Corporation BV, Hoogoorddreef 15, 1101 BA Amsterdam, The Netherlands (see below, Zoho Newsletter)
  • our business partners for publications and events co-organized by accilium and them.
  • additional information on our partners will be provided on a case by case basis and will be available directly with the sign-up information.

2. Newsletter

If you would like to receive our newsletter with updates to new articles, events etc., we require a valid email address as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the specified email address and that you agree to receive this newsletter. No additional data is collected or is only collected on a voluntary basis. We only use this data to send the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties. Your provided data and your approval has to be verified via the Double Opt-In method.

We will, therefore, process any data you enter onto the contact form only with your consent per Art. 6 (1) (a) DSGVO. You can revoke consent to the storage of your data and email address as well as their use for sending the newsletter at any time, e.g. through the “unsubscribe” link in the newsletter or by contacting us directly. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.

The data provided when registering for the newsletter will be used to distribute the newsletter until you cancel your subscription when said data will be deleted. Data we have stored for other purposes (e.g. email addresses for the members area) remain unaffected.

Zoho Newsletter & Download form

On our website, functions of the Zoho Campaigns service are integrated. These functions are provided by Zoho Corporation, 4141 Hacienda Drive, Pleasanton, California 94588, USA. Our direct contractual partner is Zoho Corporation B.V., Hoogoorddreef 15, 1101 BA Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and is therefore fully subject to European data protection law.

By registering for our newsletter, your data will be automatically transferred to our account at Zoho Campaigns, from where we send our newsletter. In addition, we store your data automatically in our CRM system (also from Zoho) to manage the business relationship with you. If you download one of our white papers, your data (name, e-mail) is also transferred to our Zoho Campaigns and CRM account. The newsletter that is then sent via Zoho Campaigns contains a so-called tracking pixel, also called a web beacon. With the help of this pixel, we can evaluate whether and when you have read our newsletter and whether you have followed any links to further information contained in the newsletter. In addition to other technical data, such as the data of your computer system and your IP address, the data processed in the process is stored so that we can optimize our newsletter offer and respond to the interests of our subscribers. The data is thus used to increase the quality and attractiveness of our newsletter offer.

In addition, we use Zoho’s CRM system to organize our business contacts as well as our commercial activities such as contract management with customers and suppliers. For this purpose, we store personal data on Zoho’s systems.

Zoho only stores data on servers in the EU. For technical support purposes, Zoho employees in India can access the data. Zoho’s Indian subsidiary has a data protection agreement in place with its Indian subsidiary in accordance with European standards. Zoho’s complete privacy policy can be found at https://www.zoho.com/privacy.html.

3. Social Media

Facebook Plugin (Like & Share Buttons)

Our website includes plugins for the social network Facebook, Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. The Facebook plugins can be recognized by the Facebook on our site. For an overview of Facebook plugins, see https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.

When you visit our site, a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is established via the plugin. This enables Facebook to receive information that you have visited our site from your IP address. If you click on the Facebook “Like/Share button” while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our site to your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to associate visits to our site with your user account. Please note that, as the operator of accilium site, we have no knowledge of the data transmitted to Facebook or of how Facebook uses these data. For more information, please see Facebook’s privacy policy at https://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.

If you do not want Facebook to associate your visit to our site with your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook account.

Twitter Plugin

Functions of the Twitter service have been integrated into our website and app. These features are offered by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. When you use Twitter and the “Retweet” function, the websites you visit are connected to your Twitter account and made known to other users. In doing so, data will also be transferred to Twitter. We would like to point out that, as the provider of the accilium pages, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or how it will be used by Twitter. For more information on Twitter’s privacy policy, please go to https://twitter.com/privacy.

Your privacy preferences with Twitter can be modified in your account settings at https://twitter.com/account/settings.

Linkedin Plugin

Our site uses functions from the LinkedIn network. The service is provided by LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Each time one of our pages containing LinkedIn features is accessed, your browser establishes a direct connection to the LinkedIn servers. LinkedIn is informed that you have visited our web pages from your IP address. If you use the LinkedIn “Recommend/Share” button and are logged into your LinkedIn account, it is possible for LinkedIn to associate your visit to our website to your user account. We would like to point out that, as the provider of these pages, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or how it will be used by LinkedIn.

More information can be found in the LinkedIn privacy policy at https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy.

Youtube videos

Our website uses plugins from YouTube to embed videos, which is operated by Google. The operator of the pages is YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.

If you visit one of our pages featuring a YouTube video, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. Here the YouTube server is informed about which of our pages you have visited. If you’re logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube allows you to associate your browsing behaviour directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.

If a YouTube video is started, the provider uses cookies that collect information about user behaviour. If you have deactivated the storage of cookies for the Google Ad program (see Google Analytics), you do not need to expect such cookies when watching YouTube videos. However, YouTube also stores non-personal usage information in other cookies. If you wish to prevent this, you must block the storage of cookies in the browser.

YouTube is used to help make our website appealing by providing you with high-quality video content, you can consume without leaving our website. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO.

Further information about handling user data, can be found in the data protection declaration of YouTube under https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.

4. Retention Policy

accilium retains personal data as necessary in accordance with our Privacy Notice. The data will be stored for the duration of the business relationship. We may continue to retain your personal data for longer if this is required for analytics and historic record keeping. In case that you request the deletion of your data, we will conduct all reasonable attempts to delate your complete stored personal information.

Your rights

We take reasonable steps that are designed to keep your personal data accurate, complete, and up-to-date for the purposes for which it is collected and used.

You can access, correct, erase, or restrict your data’s processing at any time.

5. Cookies & Server Log Files

Usage-related information when visiting our website (server log files)

Our website automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transfers to us. These are:

  • browser type/browser version,
  • used operating system,
  • referrer URL,
  • hostname of the accessing computer,
  • time of the server
  • request IP address.´

This information is technically necessary in order to correctly deliver the content of websites requested by you and is mandatory when using the Internet. This data cannot be assigned to specific persons. A consolidation of this data with other data sources is not carried out. We reserve the right to check this data subsequently if we become aware of concrete indications of illegal use.

The purposes of data processing are to evaluate the use of the website and to compile reports on activities on the website. Based on these reports, the website is continuously optimized. The processing is based on our legitimate interest in optimizing the functionality of our website.The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or for measures preliminary to a contract.

How we use cookies

accilium may use first and third-party cookies (as well as other tracking technologies) to manage & optimize our Sites & Services. We do so to gather analytics data about how you use them and to continuously improve your experience. Please refer to our Cookie Policy for more details about the use of cookies on our Sites. (https://accilium.com/en/cookie-policy/)

6. Requests & Updates

Requests or questions

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions regarding your personal data. You can also contact us with requests to exercise your rights under European data protection law. Such rights include the rights to access, rectification, erasure, restriction of processing, data portability and object. An informal email making this request is sufficient. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.

Updates to this policy

From time to time, accilium will revise this policy, without further notice. accilium recommends that you regularly check whether this policy has been revised.

7. Contact

If you have any questions about this Privacy Notice, please contact us at:

accilium GmbH
Schubertring 14 | top floor
1010 Vienna