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The portal of “Vienna Wool & Design Festival” is reachable under the Domain and as the service provider: Arch. DI Sunčica Wilhelmer, MBA Schliessmanngasse 11, 1130 Vienna Telephone number: +43 1 2900 300 Fax: +43 1 2900 300 30 E-mail: Media owner and editor of the website is Arch. DI Sunčica Wilhelmer, MBA.

The security and the safety of your personal data is very important. The Festival portal saves and processes the data per the Austrian data protection law 2000. As a User of the portal you agree to the processing of your data per this law. The festival portal does not automatically enquire any person specific data, meaning that only by your active input of for example: name, address etc. does the festival portal know any of these details. The festival portal does not create any person specific user profiles.

Saved Data

The festival portal saves and processes the following person specific data when you visit the website.

Server logs
The IP-address of the requesting computer together with the date and time of the request as well as which file was requested along with volume of data which was transferred. A report if the request was successful, recognition data of the browser as well as the used operating system. Also the website if the access has taken place via a link.
The server logs are saved so that the system security can be checked. Also to allow the website technical administrator to adapt and optimise the offers. This data will be passed onto the law enforcement in the case of a hacking situation. Other than this no data will be passed on to a third party. The server logs will be saved for a maximum of 14 days.

Cookies are small text files which are saved by the festival portal on the Users computer so that it can be recognised again. Thus, the information contained within the cookies relate to the control of the text size with which the User viewed the website. Cookies allow for an ease of navigation around our portal and allow the User to not have to retype their personal information if they are purchasing several products. This allows us a high degree of user friendliness on our website. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, this can be changed in the settings of your browser. You can delete the cookies saved on your computer at any time.

Information input on the website

If the User provides personal data on the website the following occurs:

Should the User register themselves on the newsletter database of “Vienna Wool & Design Festival” at least an email address is required to allow the newsletter to be sent. Further information is used to personalise the email as well as allow for further inqueries. The “Vienna Wool & Design Festival” uses the newsletter dispatch as a double opt-in procedure. Meaning that after registering an email with “Vienna Wool & Design Festival” the User will receive an email containing a link which will need to be confirmed before the procedure of registering for the newsletter is completed. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any point, to do so the User can either send us an email or via a link attached at the bottom of the newsletter. The person specific data will be saved and used to send the newsletter until the User unsubscribes from this service.
To optimise our service statistical data is recorded. The subscribed newsletter as well as its use are individually assigned by the newsletter engine.
No information is passed on to a third party.

Ordering and registering for the event
Should the User use the website to order a product or register for an event the personal data entered into the system is checked for validity and correctness. In the scope of this it can occur that an employee can contact the User which can occur via email or telephone. The personal data entered on the site will exclusively be used to allow the completion of the transaction of the registration. No personal data is passed on to a third party.
The personal data is deleted as soon as the contract ends and there is no legal obligation to keep the data.

We review and monitor any links which leave the festival portal. However we do not assume liability or responsibility for any content that is on the following links.

Right of objection

Each User of the festival portal has the right to refuse the saving of their personal data. In this case the Users data will be deleted.

Data Usage

The festival portal obliges to secure the data against unauthorised access per the data protection law 2000 (DSG). The festival portal saves and uses the personal data input by the User and transmits data exclusively in the defined parameters. When a User is deleted all person specific data of the User is deleted.




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We would like to thank Hedgehog Fibers and Sasa Handmade for providing the pictures.