Information obligation – Data Privacy Statemen
The protection of your personal data is a matter of particular concern to us. We therefore process your data exclusively on the basis of the statutory provisions (General Data Protection Regulation – GDPR).
Legal basis for contractual performance
The data provided by you is required to perform the contract and/or to implement pre-contractual measures. Without this data, we are unable to conclude the contract with you.
Contacting us If you get in touch with us by using the form on our website or by sending us an email, the data provided by you will be saved in our system for six months for the purpose of processing your inquiry and of responding to potential follow-up questions. We will not pass on this data without your consent.
Legal basis for contractual performance
In order to perform the contract, we process your personal data falling within the following data categories:
- Contact data (address, telephone number, email address, etc.)
- Banking connection
- VAT identification number
- Order data
- Shipment-related data
We keep your personal data only as long as we deem reasonably necessary to execute your order and as permissible under applicable law. At any rate, we save your personal data as long as statutory retention obligations exist or statutory limitation periods of potential legal claims have not yet expired.
To process your data, we exclusively use the services of processors needed to complete your order and/or to comply with the statutory obligations.
Your data is only processed within the EU and/or the EEA.
Our website uses what is referred to as cookies. These are small text files saved on your terminal by means of the browser. They do not cause any damage.
If you do not wish this, you can configure your browser so that you will be informed about the setting of cookies and can permit it on a case-by-case basis only. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of our website may be limited.
Our website uses functions of the “Google Analytics” web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA). For this purpose, cookies are applied which allow to analyze how this website is used by its users. The information generated thereby is transmitted to the provider’s server and stored there.
On this website, IP anonymization is effective. The users’ IP addresses are truncated within the member states of the EU and the European Economic Area. Because of this truncation, your IP address contains no more reference to persons. Within the framework of the agreement on commissioned data processing concluded by the website operators with Google Inc., the latter prepares an evaluation of the website and website activity by means of the collected data and renders services connected with the use of the Internet. You have the possibility of preventing that the cookie is stored on your device by making the corresponding settings in your browser. There is no guarantee that you will be able to access all functions of this website without limitations if your browser does not admit cookies. In addition, you can prevent, by means of a browser plugin, that the information (including your IP address) collected by cookies is sent to Google Inc. and used by Google Inc. This link will lead you to the relevant plugin. Alternatively, by clicking on this link, you prevent that Google Analytics collects data about you within this website. By clicking on the above-mentioned link, you download an “opt-out cookie”. To this end, your browser must basically allow the storage of cookies. If you delete your cookies regularly, you must click on the link again each time you visit this website. You will find further information on data usage by Google Inc. here.
Web Fonts (Google)
To ensure a uniform presentation of fonts, this page uses, on a case-by-case basis, what is referred to as web fonts provided by Google. When calling a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache in order to display texts and fonts correctly.
For this purpose, the browser used by you must establish a connection with the servers of Google. In this way, Google learns that our website has been called via your IP address. In the process, cookies from website visitors are not sent to Google Fonts API. The cache technology used in this context ensures that only one single CSS inquiry per day, font and browser is sent to Google („What does using the Google Fonts API mean for the privacy of my users?“).
Web Fonts (Font Awesome)
To ensure a uniform presentation of fonts, this page uses what is referred to as web fonts provided by Fonticons., Inc.. When calling a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache in order to display texts and fonts correctly. For this purpose, the browser used by you must establish a connection with the servers of Fonticons, Inc. In this way, Fonticons Inc. learns that our website has been called via your IP address. Our website uses web fonts in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of our online offers. If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font from your computer will be used. Further information on Font Awesome is available under https://fontawesome.com/help and in the Data Privacy Statement of Fonticons, Inc.: https://fontawesome.com/privacy.
The website operator and/or page provider collects data about accesses to the page and saves them as server log files. The following data is logged:
- Time of day at the time of the access
- Quantity of data sent in bytes
- Source/reference from which you reached the page
- Browser used
- Operating system used
- IP address used
The data collected merely serves the purposes of making statistical evaluations and improving the website. However, the website operator reserves the right to check the server log files later should there be any indication of unlawful use.
You can reach us under the following contact data:
COLUMBUS-CARGO, Intern. Speditions GmbH, Seitenhafenstrasse 21, Obj. 33, A-1020 Vienna – Austria, +43 1 729 43 50-0,
Information on legal remedies
You have the following rights in principle: the right of access to information, the rights to rectification, erasure, to restriction of processing, to data portability, and the right to objects. Please contact us if you wish to exercise one of these rights.
If you believe that the processing of your data infringes the data protection legislation or that your data protection rights have been violated in any other way, you can file a complaint with the supervisory authority. The competent authority in Austria is the Datenschutzbehörde [Data Protection Authority].
Supervisory authority for compliance with data protection provisions in Austria:
[Austrian Data Protection Authority]
Wickenburggasse 8-10 , 1080 Vienna
Phone: +43 1 531 15-0