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OMV Gas Marketing & Trading GmbH
1020 Vienna, Austria
+43 1 40440-0
Registered at the Vienna Commercial Court under: reg. no. FN 223028h
VAT no.: ATU54475900
Supervisory authority: Energie-Control Austria
Chamber membership: Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Industrial Department, Association of Natural Gas and District Heating Supply Companies
Business purpose: Trading and sale of natural gas
Registered Trade: Trading and sale of natural gas
Managing Director: Michael Peisser
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We are committed to respect your privacy, by complying with all applicable data protection laws and regulations, including the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (the “GDPR” ).
This policy, together with our Terms and Conditions (see link on right hand side) of this website and any other documents this policy refers to is meant to inform you on which personal data we collect from you or that you provide to us through this website and how it will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
1. Who we are
The data controller is OMV Aktiengesellschaft.
2. What kind of personal data do we process, and for which purpose and on what grounds?
In the process of operating this website, the Company will collect certain information (“personal data”) relating to identified natural persons or which can identify natural persons, which are provided by the users of this website directly (e.g. name, surname, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number) or indirectly (e.g. IP address). We will process personal data for the following purposes, based on the legal grounds indicated for each of:
When you are visiting our website, we are using cookies to automatically collect technical information that could identify the user, such as the IP address, the type of internet browser used for navigating our website, your operating system, domain name or domain host through which the user is browsing the website.
2.2. Answering your questions, requests or complaints
We will process your personal data, such as name and surname, email address, telephone number and any other information or details you may provide us with in the correspondence, in order to address and answer your queries, complaints or requests, depending on the communication channel you are contacting us, as described below.
Purpose: Answer your queries, complaints or requests by electronic correspondence (e-mail) or telephone: Legal Ground: The processing is based on a legitimate interest, allowing us to provide answers to your queries, complaints or requests.
2.3. Promotional campaigns
We will process personal data collected from you by filling in participation forms on our website or similar forms to organize promotional campaigns and/or contests or to award prizes to the winners of promotional campaigns, as well as to analyse the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns. Your participation to such promotional campaigns and/or contests is voluntary. Therefore, it is your choice to decide whether to offer us personal data, by filling in participation forms on our website or similar forms as provided by the rules of the promotional campaigns or contests.
a. Organize promotional campaigns and/or contests.
b. Processing data of the winners of promotional campaigns for the purpose of awarding the prize.
Legal Ground: Legitimate interest, consent
We will not publish the name, surname, photograph or other personal data of the winners of the promotional campaign and/or contest on our website, unless the data subject has provided us with his/her consent in this respect.
2.4. Direct marketing communications
We may process personal data to inform you about our products and services, promotional offers and for newsletter subscription. As a general rule, such personal data will be processed for direct marketing purposes only based on your consent and by using the communication channels (e.g. email, sms etc) you agreed with upon providing your consent. However, insofar you have provided us with your email address on the occasion of purchasing a product or service from us, we may use the email address, in compliance with the legal provisions in force allowing us to present you commercial communications regarding similar products or services, based on our legitimate interest in this respect; in such a case, upon obtaining the email address from you and subsequently, for each marketing message we may send you, we will provide you with the option to oppose to such utilization of the email address (unsubscribe).
a. Commercial communications regarding similar products or services
Categories of data processed: Email address provided on the occasion of purchasing a product or service from the Company: Legal ground: consent
b. Other direct marketing communications
Categories of data processed: As provided by the data subject upon expressing his/her consent, e.g. name and surname, e-mail address, telephone number: Legal ground: consent
2.5. Surveys, customers satisfaction studies and feedback from customers
We will process your personal data when you decide to participate to our surveys or market studies, customer satisfaction inquiries or when you provide feedback on our products and services. Such personal data will be processed for the above purpose only based on your consent, also having in view our legitimate interest to help us understand the customers’ needs and expectations about our products and services. Your participation to such surveys or market studies is voluntary. Therefore, it is your choice to decide whether to offer us personal data (such as name and surname, information regarding your preferences and shopping habits or other personal data that you may offer to provide), by filling in participation forms on our website or similar forms as provided by the respective surveys or studies.
Surveys or market studies, customer satisfaction inquiries or when you provide feedback on our products and Services: Legal Ground: consent, legitimate interest
Automated decision making and automated profiling
The personal data referred to herein are not subject to automated decision making, including profiling.
3. Who do we disclose your personal data to?
For reaching the purposes described above, the Company uses the services of various contractors.
Some of them are controllers on their own, such as Google and Facebook.
Some of them are third parties who are not intended to process the data but may have access to it upon fulfilling their tasks or interacting with the Company, such as technical maintenance companies, financial or legal auditors.
The personal data indicated above may also be made available or submitted to third parties in the following situations: (i) public authorities, auditors or institutions competent to exercise inspections on the Company’s business or assets, which ask the Company to provide information, by virtue of the latter’s legal obligations. Such public authorities or institutions may be ; (ii) to comply with a legal requirement or to protect the rights and assets of our company or other entities or people, such as courts of law; (iii) to third parties acquisitors, insofar the business of the company would be (totally or partially) transferred and the data subjects’ data would be part of the assets representing the object of the transaction.Further on, for the processing purposes set out above, we may share your personal data with the companies from the OMV group, companies which will be under the Company’s instructions in what concerns the processing of your personal data.
The persons and entities we may share personal data with are the following:
b) To answer your questions, requests or complaints, we may share your personal data to our call centre services providers;
c) For organising and managing the promotional campaigns, as well as to analyse their effectiveness we may send your personal data to advertising and marketing agencies, digital and social media agencies;
d) For direct marketing communications, we may send personal data to advertising and marketing agencies performing the communication on our behalf;
e) For conducting surveys, market studies, customer satisfaction inquiries or for obtaining our customers’ feedback on our products and services, we may share personal data to providers of survey or market studies / customer inquiries services.
4. Transfer of personal data abroad
In the context of the operations described above, your personal data may be transferred abroad to states in the European Union (“EU”) or European Economic Area (the “EEA”) .
We hereby inform you that any transfer performed by the Company in an EU or EEA member state will observe the legal requirements laid down by the GDPR.
In the event that personal data are being transferred to states that do not provide adequate protection for the processing of personal data, contracts are concluded to ensure legal conformity.
5. For how Long do we store your personal data
We will store your personal data only for the period of time necessary to achieve the processing purposes set out above, also by observing the legal requirements in force. In case the Company will ascertain that it has a legitimate interest or a legal obligation to further process your personal data for other purposes, you will be properly informed on this.
We estimate that the processing activities detailed above will require storing the personal data for the following periods:
2. Answering to your questions, requests or complaints: Maximum one Year
3. Organising and managing the promotional campaigns, the personal data: Maximum one Year
4. Direct marketing communications: Maximum 90 days
5. Conducting surveys, market studies, customer satisfaction inquiries or for obtaining our customers’ feedback on our products and services: Maximum one Year
6. Processing of data of children under the age of 14
All personal data processing presented herein refers exclusively to persons that are at least 14 years old. The use of the systems, as well as the results of the processing is forbidden to children under this age without the consent of their parents/tutors. In case despite our reasonable efforts to prevent it, such processing occurs, we will cease it upon noticing the fact that the users are under the age mentioned above.
7. Security of data processing
The Company hereby informs you that it constantly evaluates and upgrades the security measures implemented as to ensure a secure and safe personal data processing.
8. Rights of the data subjects
Within the context of the processing of your personal data, you have the following rights:
a. The right of access to the processed personal data: you have the right to obtain a confirmation whether or not your personal data are being processed, and, if affirmative, to have access to the type of personal data and to the conditions of processing, by addressing a request in this respect to the data controller;
b. The right to request the rectification or erasure of personal data: you have the possibility to request, by sending a request in this respect to the data controller, the rectification of inaccurate personal data, the supplementation of incomplete data or the erasure of your personal data in case (i) the data are no longer needed for their original purpose (and no new lawful purpose exists), (ii) the lawful basis for the processing is the data subject's consent, the data subject withdraws that consent, and no other lawful ground exists, (iii) the data subject exercises the right to object and the controller has no overriding grounds for continuing the processing, (iv) the data have been processed unlawfully, (v) erasure is necessary for compliance with EU law or Romanian law, or (vi) the data were collected in connection with the informational society services offered to children (if the case), where specific requirements regarding consent are applicable;
c. The right to request the restriction of processing: you have the right to obtain the restriction of processing in cases where: (i) you consider that the processed personal data are inaccurate, for a period enabling the controller to verify the accuracy of the personal data; (ii) the processing is unlawful, however you don’t want us to erase your personal data, but to restrict the use of data; (iii) in case the data controller no longer needs your personal data for the above-mentioned purposes, but you are requiring the data for establishing, exercising or defending a legal claim or (iv) you have objected to processing pending the verification whether the legitimate grounds of the data controller override those of the data subject;
d. The right to withdraw your consent for processing, when the processing is based on consent, without affecting the lawfulness of processing undertaken until that moment;
e. The right to object to the data processing on grounds relating to your particular situation, when the processing is based on legitimate interest and to object at any moment to the data processing for direct marketing purposes, including profiling;
f. The right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which produces legal effects concerning the data subject or similarly affects the data subject in a significant manner;
g. The right to data portability, meaning the right to receive your personal data, which you provided to the data controller in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and the right to transfer those data to another controller, if the processing is based on your consent or the performance of a contract and is undertaken by using automatic means;
h. The right to file a complaint with the Data Protection Authority and the right to address to the competent courts of law.
The exercising of the above rights may be performed at any time. For using these rights, we encourage you to use the form provided here. Also, in case you wish to withdraw your consent given for direct marketing purposes you have the possibility to use the “unsubscribe” option provided to you in every marketing communication.
You may address any question regarding this topics to the Data Protection Officer, who may be contacted using the following contact details:
Group Data Protection Office, Trabrennstraße 6-8, 1020 Wien, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Choice of law and jurisdiction
All disputes arising in connection with the use of the website are exclusively subject to Austrian substantive law, to the exclusion of the UN Convention on the International Sale of Goods and Austrian conflict of laws provisions.
The Austrian court with local and subject-matter competence for Vienna is agreed as the exclusive legal venue for all disputes directly or indirectly arising from use of this website.
Should individual sections of these provisions become ineffective, this shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions.