Privacy policy

This application collects personal data from its users.

Summary of the privacy policy
Personal data collected for the following purposes and using the following services:

Google Fonts
Personal data: Usage Data and various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the Service

Platform services and hosting
WordPress.com
Personal data: various types of data as described in the privacy policy of the service

Contact details
Marco Simonis
Bastion10
Dominican Bastion 10
1010 Vienna
+43 1 512 20 10
welcome(at) marcosimonis.com
Email addresses are not issued for spam protection reasons.

Complete privacy policy

Provider and person responsible
Marco Simonis
Bastion10
Dominican Bastion 10
1010 Vienna
+43 1 512 20 10
welcome(at) marcosimonis.com
Email addresses are not issued for spam protection reasons.

Types of data collected
The personal data that this application processes independently or through third parties includes Usage data. Full details of each type of personal data processed are provided in the dedicated sections of this Privacy Policy or selectively through explanatory texts displayed prior to data collection. Personal data may be provided voluntarily by the user or, in the case of usage data, collected automatically when this application is used. Unless otherwise specified, the provision of all data requested by this application is mandatory. If the user refuses to provide the data, this may result in this application being unable to provide its services to the user. In cases where this Application expressly states that the provision of personal data is voluntary, Users may choose not to provide such data without any consequences for the availability or functionality of the Service. Users who are unclear about which personal data is mandatory can contact the provider. Any use of Cookies – or other tracking tools – by this Application or third-party service providers used by this Application serves the purpose of providing the Service required by the User, in addition to any other purposes described in this document and in the Cookie Policy, if available. Users are responsible for any third party personal data obtained, published or shared through this Application and confirm that they have obtained consent to the transfer of any third party personal data to this Application.

Type and place of data processing

Processing methods
The provider processes the user data in a proper manner and takes appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access and the unauthorized forwarding, modification or destruction of data.
Data processing is carried out using computers or IT-based systems in accordance with organizational procedures and practices that are specifically geared to the stated purposes. In addition to the controller, other persons internally (personnel administration, sales, marketing, legal department, system administrators) or externally – and in this case, if necessary, designated by the controller as processors (such as providers of technical services, delivery companies, hosting providers, IT companies or communication agencies) – could also operate this application and thus have access to the data. An up-to-date list of these parties can be requested from the provider at any time.

Legal basis of the processing
The provider may only process users’ personal data if one of the following points applies:

– Users have given their consent for one or more specific purposes. Note: In some jurisdictions, the provider may be permitted to process personal data until the user objects to such processing (“opt-out”), without having to rely on consent or any other of the following legal bases. However, this does not apply if the processing of personal data is subject to European data protection law;
– the data collection is necessary for the fulfillment of a contract with the user and/or for pre-contractual measures;
– the processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the provider is subject;
– the processing is related to a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the provider;
– processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the provider or by a third party.

In any case, the provider will be happy to provide information about the specific legal basis on which the processing is based, in particular whether the provision of personal data is a legal or contractual obligation or a prerequisite for the conclusion of a contract.

Location
The data is processed at the provider’s branch office and at all other locations where the offices involved in the data processing are located. Depending on the user’s location, data transfers may involve the transfer of the user’s data to a country other than their own. To find out more about the place of processing of the transmitted data, users can consult the section with detailed information on the processing of personal data. Users also have the right to obtain information about the legal basis for the transfer of data to a country outside the European Union or to an international organization governed by public international law or established by two or more countries, such as the UN, and about the security measures taken by the provider to protect their data.
If such a transfer takes place, the User can find out more by checking the relevant sections of this document or by contacting the Owner using the information provided in the contact section.

Storage duration
Personal data is processed and stored for as long as required for the purpose for which it was collected.

Therefore:

– Personal data collected for the purpose of fulfilling a contract concluded between the provider and the user will be stored until this contract has been completely fulfilled.
– Personal data collected to protect the legitimate interests of the provider will be retained for as long as necessary to fulfill these purposes. Users can obtain more information about the legitimate interests of the provider in the relevant sections of this document or by contacting the provider. In addition, the provider is permitted to store personal data for a longer period of time if the user has consented to such processing, as long as the consent is not revoked. In addition, the provider may be obliged to retain personal data for a longer period of time if this is necessary to fulfill a legal obligation or by order of an authority. After the retention period has expired, personal data will be deleted. Therefore, the right of access, the right to erasure, the right to rectification and the right to data portability cannot be asserted after the retention period has expired.

Purposes of the processing
Personal data about the user is collected so that the provider can provide the services. In addition, data is collected for the following purposes: platform services and hosting and displaying content from external platforms. Users can find more detailed information on these processing purposes and the personal data used for each purpose in the relevant sections of this document. Detailed information on the processing of personal data
Personal data is collected for the following purposes when using the following services:

Displaying content from external platforms
This type of service allows users to view and interact with content hosted on external platforms directly from this Application and, if such a service is installed, it may collect traffic data for the pages on which it is installed even when users are not using it.

Google Fonts (Google LLC)
Google Fonts is a font visualization service provided by Google LLC that allows this application to incorporate content of this kind on its pages. Personal data collected: Usage Data and various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the Service.
Processing location: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield member.

Platform services and hosting
The purpose of these services is to host and operate the main components of the application for this application so that this application can be offered from a standardized platform. Such platforms provide the provider with a whole range of tools – for example analysis and comment functions, user and database management, e-commerce and payment processing – which involve the processing of personal data. Some of these services work with geographically distributed servers, making it difficult to determine the location where the personal data is stored.

WordPress.com (Automattic Inc.)
WordPress.com is a website operated by Automattic Inc. platform that allows the owner to build, host and operate this application. Personal data collected: various types of data as described in the service’s privacy policy.
Processing location: United States – Privacy Policy.

The rights of users
Users may exercise certain rights in relation to their data processed by the provider.

In particular, users have the right to do the following:

– Revoke your consent at any time. If the user has previously consented to the processing of personal data, they can withdraw their consent at any time.
– object to the processing of their data. The user has the right to object to the processing of their data if the processing is carried out on a legal basis other than consent. Further information on this can be found below.
– receive information about their data. The user has the right to know whether the data is being processed by the provider, to receive information about individual aspects of the processing and to receive a copy of the data.
– Have it checked and corrected. The user has the right to check the accuracy of his/her data and to request that it be updated or corrected.
– request the restriction of the processing of their data. Users have the right to restrict the processing of their data under certain circumstances. In this case, the provider will not process the data for any purpose other than storage.
– request the deletion or other removal of personal data. Under certain circumstances, users have the right to request the deletion of their data from the provider.
– receive your data and have it transferred to another controller. The user has the right to receive their data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and, where technically feasible, to have it transmitted to another controller without hindrance. This provision is applicable if the data is processed by automated means and the processing is based on the user’s consent, on a contract to which the user is a party or on pre-contractual obligations.
– Submit a complaint. Users have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.

Details on the right to object to processing
If personal data are processed in the public interest, in the exercise of an official authority vested in the provider or to protect the legitimate interests of the provider, the user may object to this processing by providing a justification relating to his or her particular situation. Users are informed that they can object to the processing of their personal data for direct marketing purposes at any time without giving reasons. Users can find out whether the provider processes personal data for direct marketing purposes in the relevant sections of this document.

How the rights can be exercised
All requests to exercise user rights can be directed to the provider using the contact details provided in this document. Applications can be made free of charge and will be processed by the provider as soon as possible, at the latest within one month.

Further information on the collection and processing of data

Legal measures
The User’s personal data may be processed by the Provider for the purposes of enforcing rights within or in preparation for legal proceedings arising from the improper use of this Application or the associated services. The user declares that he is aware that the provider could be obliged by the authorities to disclose personal data.

Further information about the user’s personal data
In addition to the information contained in this privacy policy, this Application may provide the User with additional contextual information concerning particular Services or the collection and processing of Personal Data upon request.

System logs and maintenance
This Application and third-party services may collect files for operation and maintenance purposes that record interaction with this Application (System logs) or use other Personal Data (such as IP Address) for this purpose.

Information not contained in this privacy policy
Further information on the collection or processing of personal data can be requested from the provider at any time using the contact details provided.

How “Do Not Track” requests are handled
This application does not support “Do Not Track” requests through web browsers. Users can find information on whether integrated third-party services support the non-tracking protocol in the privacy policy of the respective service.

Changes to this privacy policy
The provider reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by informing its users accordingly on this page and, if necessary, via this application and/or – as far as technically and legally possible – by sending a message to the users via one of the contact details available to the provider. Users are therefore advised to visit this page regularly and to check the date of the last change indicated at the bottom of the page. If changes affect the use of data based on the user’s consent, the provider will – if necessary – obtain new consent.

Definitions and legal information

Personal data (or data)
Any information that directly or in combination with other information identifies or can be used to identify a natural person.

Usage data
Information that this application (or third-party services that this application uses) collects automatically, such as: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers of users who use this application, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method used to send the request to the server, the size of the response file received, the numerical code indicating the status of the server response (successful result, error, etc.), the country of origin, the functions of the browser and operating system used by the user, the various time details per request (e.g. how much time was spent on each page of the application) and information on the path followed within the application.This information includes the country of origin, the functions of the browser and operating system used by the user, the various time details per request (e.g. how much time was spent on each page of the application) and details of the path followed within an application, in particular the sequence of pages visited, as well as other information about the device’s operating system and/or the user’s IT environment.

Users
The person using this application who, unless otherwise specified, is the same as the data subject.

Affected party
The natural person to whom the personal data relates.

Processor (or data processor)
Natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which processes personal data on behalf of the controller as described in this privacy policy.

Responsible party (or provider, sometimes also owner)
The natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data, including the security measures concerning the operation and use of this application. Unless otherwise stated, the controller is the natural or legal person through whom this application is offered.

This application
The hardware or software tool with which the user’s personal data is collected and processed.

Service
The service offered by this application as described in the relevant terms of use (if any) and on this page/application.

European Union (or EU)
Unless otherwise stated, all references in this document to the European Union refer to all current Member States of the European Union and the European Economic Area (EEA).

Legal notice
This Privacy Policy has been drafted on the basis of provisions of various legislations, including Art. 13/14 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation). This privacy policy applies exclusively to this application, unless otherwise stated in this document.