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1. Preamble

viable GmbH (hereinafter known as "viable") is committed to privacy and especially to compliance with national and international data protection regulations. To adhere to social, corporate and legal requirements responsibly, compliance with the generally accepted and globally valid provision for the protection of personal data is essential. The trusting and transparent handling of data strengthens customer relations and takes into account the high demands of viable on transparency and professionalism.

This privacy policy gives a comprehensive overview of the nature and extent of the personal data processed by viable, the purposes of the processing, the rights of data subjects, the data transfer to third countries and the necessary technical and organizational data protection measures.

4. Collection and use of data

viable collects, stores and processes personal data for different purposes. This data will be deleted after the elimination of the respective legal basis, provided that no statutory provisions or legitimate interests contradict.


The websites of viable identify and collect access data from website visitors and save it in log files. Among other things, the following data is recorded: name of the website, date and time of the call, amount of data transferred, notification of successful retrieval, browser type and version, the user's operating system, referrer URL (previously visited site), IP address and the requesting provider. viable has a legitimate interest in knowing the users of its own websites in order to identify the causes of any technical problems, for the technical optimization of the websites, for the purpose of the security of viable’s computer systems and networks and to further increase the user-friendliness. Therefore, viable collects this data for the purpose of statistical evaluation and constant optimization of the websites. In the case of a legitimate suspicion of unlawful use, viable reserves the right to subject the stored log data to an ex post review in order to avoid unlawful use.

Cookies and Tracking technologies

Cookies are small text files that a website stores on the respective device (PC, notebook, smartphone, tablet) of the visitor when visiting the website. These cookies contain information about the user himself (for example IP address and information about the hardware and software used) as well as the website visited.

viable uses cookies to constantly improve the performance of the website and to better understand the user behavior of website visitors. viable has an interest in constantly improving and developing its websites, making them even more user-friendly, effective and secure. For this purpose, the user behavior is analysed on the websites of viable and this data is stored without personal reference (by anonymizing the IP address).

The user has full control over the use of cookies and may refuse the use of cookies in the settings of the browser. However, this may result in restrictions or performance reductions of individual services. Therefore we offer the possibility of opting out of non-essential cookies in section “Opt-out”.


viable uses the analytics service Matomo. In doing so, Matomo accesses the cookies of the user and uses them to analyse the use of the website. The data of the cookies is also regularly transmitted to the datacenter in Europe and stored on Matomo‘s own servers. This website has enabled the anonymization of IP addresses feature, which truncates the IP address before submitting it. Matomo uses this information for the detailed evaluation of the use of this website. Matomo summarizes the information about the website activities for viable in structured reports. viable has entered into suitable agreements with Matomo to ensure a corresponding level of data protection.


As an alternative to the default browser settings, you can opt out of non-essential cookies, such as those used for traffic analysis, by clicking on this link.

2. Scope and changes of the privacy policy

This privacy policy applies to all products and services offered by viable that are communicated or promoted to customers or potential prospects. Furthermore, this privacy policy applies to all websites managed by viable and to which this declaration is available.
Due to changing legal, economic, entrepreneurial or technical conditions, this privacy policy needs to be updated from time to time and adapted to the changing conditions. iable reserves the right to change this statement at any time. 

3. Personal Data

The purpose of this privacy policy is the protection of personal data. This purpose is achieved by implementing and complying with the relevant legal provisions, such as the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Austrian data security law (DSG) and the Austrian telecommunications law (TKG 2003).

Personal data is all information that relates to an identified or identifiable person. These are, for example, name, date of birth, social security number, email address, but also geodata, IP addresses or other (online) identifiers and customer numbers.

Explicitly excluded from the scope of this privacy policy are anonymous or anonymized data, which may be e.g. for surveys, statistical evaluations or improvements to the website by measuring user behavior, and therefore can not be assigned to an individual, natural person. This is not a personal data in the sense of this statement.

viable processes the collected and stored personal data exclusively for the purposes stated in this declaration. viable does not sell or lease any data for purposes of revenue generation. Disclosure to third parties or publication of data is only possible with the prior written consent of the person concerned. The data is either processed by viable itself or by selected processors. The data is always kept secret.

5. Data transfer and submission

viable has a great interest in protecting all data (in particular personal data) against unauthorized access and processing it in a manner that complies with the statutory provisions. In addition to its own infrastructure and systems, viable also uses various software providers and tools, which enable secure and collaborative processing of the data.

It may also be the case that data is stored or processed outside the territory of the European Union, in particular in the United States, whereby viable ensures that appropriate safeguards are in place for all third-party providers, which guarantee the necessary level of data protection. Subject to explicit consent or contractual or legally required transfer, viable has concluded corresponding agreements on data processing in accordance with Art. 28 (3) GDPR or so called Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC) of the EU Commission. You can find further information on the information page of the EU-Commission.

6. Data processing agreement

Data processing agreements have to be made, if personal data is processed by a third party (processor). By doing so, the processor guarantees to comply with the applicable data protection rules. The processor may process personal data only in the context, scope and purpose specified in the agreement. In these cases, viable will be further responsible for the processing activities and the protection of the rights of the data subjects. In case of inquiries, the processor must provide the best possible support to viable.

viable has entered into an agreement with all processors and therefore works exclusively with those processors and partners who provide reasonable guarantees that appropriate technical and organizational measures are taken to ensure that the processing complies with data protection requirements, so the required level of protection is being guaranteed.

7. Data protection measures

In order to protect personal data sufficiently, viable has taken appropriate technical and organizational measures. These measures ensure that personal data is not used, processed, copied, modified, deleted or published or used without authorization.

8. Rights of data subjects

Data subjects affected by data processing are entitled to viable's extensive (information) rights. Such requests have to be sent to the contact details below and will be processed and answered by viable immediately. These rights are unrestrictedly available to the person concerned, however, if excessive use is made of these rights (for example, due to frequent inquiries), viable reserves the right to charge the associated processing costs without any additional charge. The person concerned will be informed separately if necessary.

The data subject concerned has a right of

  • Information: The data subject can request information about which personal data about him is stored or processed by viable.

  • Correction: If personal data is incomplete or incorrect, the person concerned may request correction of it.

  • Deletion: The person concerned may request viable to delete his personal data. viable must comply with this request if the legal basis for data processing is eliminated and no further legal basis (for example statutory retention requirements, legitimate interests) preclude this.

  • Restriction of processing

  • Data portability: The data subject may require viable to transfer his personal data to a third party in a structured, machine-readable format.

  • Objection to data processing: If personal data is processed for legitimate interest, the data subject can object to this processing. The controller must then examine and explain whether his legitimate interest in processing has a greater effect than the interests of the person concerned for secrecy.

  • Revocation of granted consent: Upon receipt of a revocation, viable will cease processing of the personal data affected immediately, provided that this is done exclusively on the basis of the consent and no other legal basis exists.

The data subject concerned must send all inquiries in writing to the contact details listed below.

9. Links

viable uses links to various social media services on its websites (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Xing, Youtube, Instagram). By clicking on these links you will be forwarded directly to the presence of viable in the respective social media service.

In addition, viable uses additional links to third-party websites (such as trade fair and event information or press releases).

The collection and processing of personal data on the respective websites of third parties is the sole responsibility of the respective service provider. viable has no influence on this and is therefore not responsible for the data processing.

10. State law

This privacy statement has no influence on applicable state law, it complements or clarifies the Austrian data protection law. National and international laws always have priority in the event of a collision with this statement.

11. Contact details

To assert the data subject rights or for other inquiries, please use the following smec contact data:

viable GmbH
Museumstraße 5/22
1070 Vienna


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