Information on data protection

The following information clarifies the following aspects in accordance with the provisions of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR):

  • Information collected
  • Legal basis for processing the data
  • Use and storage of the data
  • Your rights and decision-making options

By using our services, you consent to the use of your data as explained below.

Your rights

In principle, you have the right to information, correction, deletion, restriction, data portability, revocation and objection of your personal data. If you believe that the processing of your data is unlawful or that your data protection rights have been violated in any way, you can lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority.

In Austria, this is the data protection authority:

You can contact the persons responsible for data processing for this website at
Wolfgang Hiermann and Karl Schott
Managing Directors
Ungargasse 64 – 66 / Floor 3 / Top 205
1030 Vienna
Phone: +43 1 714 00 20

Forwarding of data & profiling

As a matter of principle, we do not pass on your data to third parties and do not engage in profiling.

Automatic data storage

When you visit our website, the web server automatically saves certain data in log files. This serves to track and prevent unauthorized access (e.g. due to hacker attacks). The following data is stored, for example

  • requested element
  • URL called up
  • operating system
  • Date and time
  • Browser type and version
  • IP address
  • Protocol used

We use this data in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR to ensure the technical operation of our website, to correct errors and to prevent misuse.

Technical security measures – encryption

We use https for the secure transmission of data between your computer and our web server. By using the TLS (Transport Layer Security) encryption protocol, we ensure the protection of your data during transmission.

As a rule, the active certificate is displayed with a key symbol in your Internet browser.


Our website uses cookies to save certain states (e.g. a language selection that you make). A cookie is a small file that is generated by the web server, sent to your browser and then stored in your browser’s cache. When you visit the website again, the cookie is read and the information it contains is used to display the website.

You can configure your browser so that it does not allow cookies or you can delete or deactivate cookies on your computer at any time. In principle, we only use technically necessary cookies for our website – and process the data in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR in order to ensure the technical operation of our website. If you reject all cookies, our website may not be displayed correctly or may not work.

Our website uses the following cookies:

Contact forms

We provide you with contact forms for certain services for contacting us or booking training courses. These serve the following purposes:

  • Information material service: Contacting you according to your specified data, sending information brochures and letters
  • Callback service: Contact according to your specified data, sending of information brochures and letters
  • Online booking of training courses: Contact according to your specified data, sending of information brochures and letters, training organization, preparation and follow-up as well as billing
  • Application form: Recording and processing your application, contacting you according to the data you provide

We store and process the following data for the above purposes – the following data relates to information on natural persons:

  • Full name
  • Salutation (title and gender)
  • Assigned company
  • Position in the company
  • Telephone (business)
  • Cell phone (business)
  • Fax (business)
  • E-mail address (business)
  • E-mail address (private if provided)
  • Address (delivery address)
  • Desired and undesired contact methods (e-mail; telephone; post; electronic mailings)
  • Training courses booked and attended by spirit in projects
  • Examination vouchers from external examiners booked through us
  • In-house examinations of external examiners booked through us
  • Personal areas of interest in specialist topics and spirit in projects training courses

By submitting your data, you consent to the processing; we process your data on the basis of your consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR and to fulfill (pre-)contractual obligations in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR. The data will only be stored for as long as necessary to process your request or as required by law and will not be passed on to third parties.


We use the web analysis service Statify to analyze and improve the use of our website. The legal basis for the use of Statify is GDPR Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. The Statify analysis service only counts page views and does not identify visitors – therefore no personal data (in particular IP addresses) is stored or processed. Further information on data protection for Statify can be found at

Google Maps

Certain links on our website refer to Google Maps from Google Inc (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA). When these map functions are called up, data is transmitted to Google. Information on the data processed by Google and how it is used can be found at