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Privacy notice

This privacy notice applies to www.leitnerleitner.com and www.karriere.leitnerleitner.com.

Below you will find information about the collection of your personal data when you use this website.

The entity responsible for processing the data is:

LeitnerLeitner GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfer und Steuerberater
Ottensheimer Strasse 32, 4040 Linz
Company register no.: FN 197218b, LG Linz
Tel.: +43 732 70 93-0
Fax: +43 732 70 93-156
Email: office@leitnerleitner.com

The data protection officer for the LeitnerLeitner Group is:
Rechtsanwalt Mag. Philipp Summereder
Summereder Pichler Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft m.b.H.
Dr. Herbert-Sperl-Ring 3, 4060 Leonding
Email: dsb@rechtsanwalt-leonding.at

When collecting and processing your data, we strictly comply with the data protection regulations. Below we will describe the precautions we take to protect your data, the type of data we collect, and why we collect it.

The Data Protection Act 2000, the Data Protection Act 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and the Telecommunications Act 2003, as amended from time to time, serve as the legal basis. These legal provisions serve the right to protection of personal data.



I. Collection and processing of personal data

Your personal data are collected and subsequently processed if you voluntarily share them with us, for example when registering for a service (e.g. newsletter, online job application), or if you agree to the use of cookies.

In accordance with the applicable regulations for the protection of personal data, all personal data are primarily collected, processed and used for the purpose of fulfilling the services you tasked us with and to process your enquiries.


How do we get your data?

  1. Information you provide/share

In principle, you are not obliged to directly provide any personal information when using our website. However, for certain services, such as our newsletter subscription or the online job application, we need personal data such as your full name, your email address, your post address, etc., in order to be able to carry out that service (e.g. we need your email address to be able to send you our newsletter and personalize it). The relevant information relating to privacy is available on the page of the respective service (see Point V).

  1. Information you provide/share by using our services

In addition, some data are sent to us automatically for technical reasons as soon as you visit our website. Each time our website is accessed or a file is retrieved, access data about this process are stored in log files. These include the following:

  • the website from which you accessed our homepage;

  • the IP address assigned to you by your provider;

  • the access time and date;

  • the volume of data transferred;

  • the name of the retrieved file or page;

  • notification of successful access;

  • notification in case of failed access and reason for error;

  • your computer’s operating system and browser software.

These data are necessary for technical reasons. They allow you to view our website and ensure stability and security.


II. Legal basis, period of storage, and recipients of the data

The legal basis for the processing of your personal data is, in particular:

  • your consent (Art 6(1)(a) GDPR) (e.g. sending out of newsletters, online job application, cookies);

  • performance of the contract (Art 6(1)(b) GDPR);

  • compliance with legal obligations (Art 6(1)(c) GDPR);

  • protection of our legitimate interest (Art 6(1)(f) GDPR) (ensuring the stability and security of the website, defence of legal claims).

We process your personal data, to the extent necessary, for the duration of the entire business relationship and/or for the duration of the individual services (e.g. newsletter), and, further, in accordance with the statutory data storage regulations and documentation obligations and/or as long as we have a legitimate interest in storage to be able to defend against any liability claims.

Your data are transmitted to those departments or employees within the LeitnerLeitner Group that need them to fulfil our obligations and to protect our legitimate interests.

The following companies belong to the “LeitnerLeitner Group”:

  • LeitnerLeitner GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfer und Steuerberater, FN 197218b, Ottensheimer Strasse 32, 4040 Linz

  • LeitnerLeitner Steuerberatung GmbH, FN 79249v, Ottensheimer Strasse 32, 4040 Linz

  • LeitnerLeitner Audit Partners GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfer, FN 225532s, Ottensheimer Strasse 32, 4040 Linz

  • LeitnerLeitner Wirtschaftsprüfungs- und Steuerberatungsgesellschaft mbH, FN 237225k, Schwarzenbergplatz 14, 1040 Vienna

  • LeitnerLeitner Salzburg GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfer und Steuerberater, FN 308974z, Hellbrunner Strasse 7, 5020 Salzburg

  • LeitnerLeitner Österreich Wirtschaftsprüfungs GmbH, FN 254784h, Ottensheimer Strasse 32, 4040 Linz

  • LeitnerLeitner Unternehmensberatung GmbH & Co KG, FN 244621m, Ottensheimer Strasse 32, 4040 Linz

  • StartUpLeitner Axelerator GmbH in Liqu, FN 441307g, Schwarzenbergplatz 14, 1040 Vienna

  • LeitnerLeitner Beteiligungs GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfer und Steuerberater, FN 395426i, Ottensheimer Strasse 32, 4040 Linz

  • LeitnerLeitner International Consulting GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfer und Steuerberater, FN 445042z, Ottensheimer Strasse 32, 4040 Linz

  • LeitnerLeitner Tirol GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfer und Steuerberater, FN 522162k, Sillgasse 12, 6020 Innsbruck

In addition, we pass your data on to processors commissioned by us who need them to perform their respective tasks. All processors are contractually obligated to treat your data confidentially and to process them only within the scope of the performance of services. Our processors have committed themselves to compliance with the applicable data protection regulations, and they have signed processing contracts in accordance with Art 28 GDPR. You can request further information on the processors commissioned by us from datenschutz@leitnerleitner.com. For instance, the software service company commissioned by us to manage our website may gain access to your personal data in the course of its activities if this is necessary for it to fulfil its services.


III. Cookies

Our website uses so-called cookies. Cookies are small text files used to identify the user and analyze your use of our website. The data generated in this way are transferred to the provider’s server and stored there. They generally serve to enhance the user-friendliness, efficiency, and security of our website. Cookies also gather statistics on website traffic and are used for general navigation. They do not cause any damage.

Some cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. They allow us to recognize your browser the next time you visit us.

By using our website, you consent to our use of cookies. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. Please refer to your browser manufacturer’s instructions to find out how this works in detail. If you decide to block certain technical and/or functional cookies, the functionality of our website may be restricted.

Our website also uses the social media plugin LinkedIn. However, LinkedIn does not receive any data from us when you visit our website.


IV. Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files stored on your computer, to help the website analyze how you use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google uses this information on our behalf to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide other services relating to website activity and Internet usage to website operators. We only use Google Analytics with active IP anonymization. This means that Google shortens the IP address of users within Member States of the European Union or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the IP address transmitted to a Google server in the US and shortened there. Google does not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser; however, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by downloading and installing the opt-out browser add-on available at: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

We use Google Analytics to analyze and regularly improve the use of our website. For more information on Google’s terms of service and its privacy policy, please visit https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html and https://policies.google.com/?hl=en.

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V. Our online services

  1. Newsletter

You can subscribe to a newsletter via this website (or you can use the paper form you received at one of our events, for example). This requires your email address as well as your name or company for purposes of personalization. Your post address is optional. Furthermore, you must state that you consent to us sending you the newsletter (“Consent”).

Our website uses closed-loop authentication when you sign up for our newsletter. After registering, you will receive an email asking you to confirm your registration. Without your confirmation, we cannot send you our newsletter. If you no longer wish to receive the newsletter, you just have to click on the unsubscribe link at the end of each newsletter.

You can revoke your consent to the newsletter subscription at any time. Just send your revocation to the following email address: mailing.leitner@leitnerleitner.com (see also Point VI).

We use your data only in the context of the consent given by you. When registering for the newsletter, you can select the subject areas you would like to receive information about.

The data you provide are collected and processed exclusively by the LeitnerLeitner Group and are not passed on to any third party companies.

Without prejudice to other legal principles, your data will be stored until you revoke your consent or, at the latest, until your contact data becomes invalid.


  1. Online job application

You can apply for a job advertised by us on our website. For this, we need the following information: your name, date of birth, address, nationality, telephone number, email address, and other documents you attach to your application (e.g. CV, letter of motivation, letters of reference, certificates). The information you provide will be used exclusively within the LeitnerLeitner Group to process your job application.

We require your consent to the processing of your data in order to be able to accept your online job application. You may revoke your consent at any time by sending your revocation to: mailing.leitner@leitnerleitner.com (see also Point VI).

The documents you send to us for the purposes of a job application will be stored until 31 December of the year in which you applied for a job. Should there be statutory limitation periods that exceed this date, we will keep your application until 31 December of the following year.


VI. Consent and right of revocation

Where the processing of your data is based on your consent, we will only process it after you have given your explicit consent.

In principle, we do not process any data of minors and are not permitted to do so. By giving your consent, you confirm that you are 14 years or older or that you have the consent of your legal guardian.

You may revoke your consent at any time by sending your revocation to: mailing.leitner@leitnerleitner.com. In the event of revocation of consent, the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until revocation is not affected.


VII. Data security

The security of your data is our highest priority. For this reason, we make every effort to take all the necessary technical and organizational precautions to ensure that the data processing is secure and that your personal data are processed in such a way that they are protected against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss or destruction, or against access by unauthorized third parties. We are continually improving our security measures in line with technological developments.


VIII. Your rights

In principle, you have, at all times, the right to be informed, the right to rectification, the right to erasure, the right to restrict processing, the right to data portability, the right to revoke, and the right to object. If you believe that the processing of your data violates data protection law or that your data protection rights have otherwise been violated in any way, you can submit a complaint to the supervisory authority. In Austria, this is the Austrian Data Protection Authority (Barichgasse 40-42, 1030 Vienna, email: dsb@dsb.gv.at).

The legal basis for any direct mailings you may receive from us (e.g. a postal invitation to an event) is our legitimate interest. However, pursuant to Art 21 GDPR, you have the right to object at any time to processing of personal data concerning you for the purpose of such direct marketing. Please send your objection to mailing.leitner@leitnerleitner.com. In the event of such an objection, your personal data will no longer be processed for the purpose of direct marketing.


IX. Information and contact

You retain control of all personal data that you share with us. Upon request, we are happy to provide you with written confirmation of whether any of your personal data are stored with us and, if so, which. You may also request the deletion of your data stored with us, provided that we do not need them for the performance of our contract with you, or we are obliged to store them for legal reasons, or we need the data to defend ourselves against any liability claims.

If you have any questions or suggestions regarding this privacy policy, please send an email to datenschutz@leitnerleitner.com or write to us at:

LeitnerLeitner GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfer und Steuerberater

Ottensheimer Strasse 32, 4040 Linz


Last updated on 23.05.2018