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Privacy & Cookies

21 May 2018

This website is operated by Ruth Scheurer e.U. (“we” or “us”). All personal data provided by the user will be processed according to the applicable data protection law. Please review the privacy statement, as it explains how we handle personal data related to this website.

Terms of Use

In the course of your visit to this website, we will collect the following information: The date and time of accessing a page on our website, your IP address, the name and version of your web browser, the website (URL) that you requested before calling this website, certain cookies (see below) and the information you provide yourself by completing the contact form.

There is no obligation to actually disclose any information that we ask you to submit on our website. However, if you do not, you might not be able to use all features of the website.

We will principally save your data for a period of three months. Longer storage will only be provided to the extent necessary to investigate identified attacks on our website. If you use the contact form or contact us by e-mail, the information you provide will be stored for six months to process your request and in case of follow-up questions.

Purposes of Data Processing

We will process your personal data for the following purposes:

– to make this website available to you and to further improve and develop this website;

– to create usage statistics;

– to detect, prevent and investigate attacks on our website;

– to respond to your requests.

Legal Basis

The legal basis for the processing of your personal data is our overriding legitimate interest (pursuant to Article 6 (1) (f) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation), which is to achieve the above-mentioned purposes.

Use of Personal Data

Your personal data will be used exclusively by us, i.e. the provider of the website. We will only disclose your data to third parties with your express consent or if it is required due to a legal obligation or a judicial or administrative decision.


This website uses cookies in order to ensure a user-friendly, effective and secure experience during your visit. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer and stored by your browser. Most of the cookies this website uses are session cookies. They will be deleted once you leave the website. Other cookies will remain on your computer until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser when you visit again.

You can set your browser to receive a notification when cookies are set and allow cookies only in individual cases, to exclude the acceptance of cookies in certain cases or in general, and to activate the automatic deletion of cookies upon closing the browser. Deactivation of cookies may restrict the functionality of this website.

Integration of Services and Content of Third Parties

This website integrates YouTube videos, maps from Google Maps and RSS feeds from other websites. For the presentation and delivery of such content, it is necessary for the provider to receive the IP address of the user. We strive to only use content where the respective providers use the IP address only for the delivery of content. However, if the IP address is stored, for example for statistical purposes, we do not have any influence over this. As soon as and insofar as we are aware of it, we will clarify the users about this in our privacy statement.

Facebook Plugin (Like Button)

This website uses the Like Button Plugin of the social media provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. This plugin can be identified by the Facebook logo or by the label “Like”. If you visit a site with a Like Button, your browser creates a connection to the Facebook server and Facebook receives the information that you have visited our website with your IP address. Please note that the visit to our website may be assigned to your Facebook account if you are logged in to Facebook and click the Like Button. If you wish to avoid that, please log out of Facebook. We do not receive information regarding the content of the data sent to Facebook or how it is used. More information can be found in the data policies of Facebook at

Google +1 Button

This website uses the +1 Button of the provider Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. The button can be identified by the logo G +1. If you visit a site with a +1 Button, your browser creates a connection to the Google server. If you click the +1 Button, Google stores for which content you gave the Like. This data may be displayed together with your profile name and your photo in services by Google, e.g. search results, your Google profile, on other websites and ads online. The data generated by clicking the +1 Button will be used according to the applicable privacy policy of Google ( Google may pass this data on to third parties, such as publishers, advertisers or linked websites.


The website integrates the Tweet Button of the provider Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. It can be identified by the Twitter logo. If you visit a site with a Tweet Button, your browser creates a direct connection to the Twitter server. If you use the Twitter Button, your Twitter account will be linked to the websites you have visited and other users will be notified. We do not receive any information from Twitter about the content of the transferred data nor about its use. More information can be found in the privacy policy of Twitter at You can change your data protection settings at Twitter in your account settings at


This website uses features of the networking site LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. They can be identified by the LinkedIn logo. If you visit a site with a Recommend Button, your browser creates a connection to the LinkedIn server and transfers the information that our website was visited with your IP address. Please note that the visit to our website may be assigned to your LinkedIn account if you are logged in to LinkedIn. If you wish to avoid that, please log out of LinkedIn. We do not receive any information about the content of the transferred data nor about its use by LinkedIn. More information can be found in the data policy at


This website uses features of the networking site XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. These features can be identified by the Xing logo. As far as we know, XING does not store your IP address or personal data regarding the use of our website nor will your usage behaviour be evaluated. More information can be found in the data policy at

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies. These are text files, which are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of your usage of the website.

The following types of cookies will be stored and read on your computer:

• Storage period 6 months: determine if you came to our website directly or via a link and with which search engine and search term.

• Storage period 2 years: date of your first, last and current visit to this website.

• 30 minutes (session cookies): approximate time of your stay and number of visits.


Your IP address and the information generated by cookies concerning your use of our website will be transferred to and stored by a Google server in the USA. This information and data will be used on our behalf, in order to evaluate your usage of the website, create reports on website activities and provide us with further services concerning the use of this website and the internet. The provider of this website will use the reports provided by Google exclusively for the optimization of the website and market research. The IP address transferred by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be combined with other Google data. Google may also transfer this data to third parties if this is required by law or if third parties process this data for Google.


You can prevent the storage of the cookies using the relevant setting in your browser software. Please note that in this case you may not be able to fully use all functions of the website. You can also prevent data generated by the cookie from being recorded (including your IP address) and the use of your website from being referred to Google as well as the processing of this data by Google. In order to do so, please install the browser add-on (available for Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari and Opera) available at We use Google Analytics extended by the code gat._anonymizeIp() in order to guarantee an anonymous collection of IP addresses. This means that your IP address will be processed in a reduced form. By using this website you agree with the processing of the data collected about you by Google in the manner and with the purpose mentioned above. At you can find information about which type of cookies Google Analytics may store on your computer, for how long they will be stored and which purpose they serve. More information about the usage of your data by Google can be found at

Your Rights

In principle, you have the rights to information, correction, deletion, restriction, data portability, revocation and opposition. If you believe that the processing of your data violates data protection law or if your data protection claims have been violated in other ways, you can complain to the supervisory authority. In Austria, this is the data protection authority.

Validity and Up-to-dateness of the Privacy Statement

This privacy statement will be updated from time to time. Please check regularly to see if there is a new version available. You can find the date of the last modification at the beginning of this text. By using this website you agree to the terms and conditions of this privacy statement.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the processing of your personal data, please contact us:

Ruth Scheurer e.U.

Bräuhausgasse 48, 1050 Vienna, Austria