Imprint, Legal Notice, Data Protection and Disclosure
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Owner, publisher and producer: OMV Gas Storage GmbH („OMV“ ).
Main office: Trabrennstraße 6-8, A-1020 Vienna
Telephone: +43 1 40440
e-mail: email@example.com; www.omv-gas-storage.com
Registered at Vienna Commercial Court: FN 348460 t
Supervisory authority: Energie-Control Austria
Chamber membership: Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Industrial Department, Association of Natural Gas and District Heating Supply Companies
VAT registration number: ATU14189108
Objects of the Company:
Storage of Natural Gas, Marketing of Storage Capacity for Natural Gas, planning, construction, operation and maintenance of natural gas storage facilities and associated facilities
You acknowledge to be legally bound by the following by visiting this website.
The following does not apply if and to the extent contra-dictionary to mandatory law.
OMV has made every reasonable effort to ensure that the information provided on this website is correct and complete at the time of publication. However, there may be unintended or accidental errors for which we apologize.
OMV provides no warranty or guarantee in respect of information published on this website, including external (hyper)links or any other content that can be used either directly or indirectly via the OMV website. OMV also reserves the right to make changes or amendments to this site without prior notice. OMV disclaims any liability for errors or omissions on the OMV website. Any decisions made on the basis of information published on the OMV website are therefore the sole responsibility of the respective user. OMV disclaims any liability for direct, indirect or other losses sustained, arising for whatever reason from either the direct or indirect use of the information published on the OMV website.
OMV does not represent or warrant that the functions or services contained in the OMV website will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the OMV website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. To the extent permitted by law, OMV shall not be liable for any damages arising from the performance or mal-performance of the OMV website or any connected service or technical device.
None of the information published on the OMV website is to constitute an invitation or inducement to purchase or trade in OMV shares (or any other securities) or American Depositary Receipts (ADRs), nor should it imply such.
Unless otherwise indicated, copyright on the pages and the contents published on this OMV website and materials used for such is solely owned by OMV. No third party shall be granted a licence or any other rights (e.g. ownership, industrial property rights or copyright). Reproduction of pages or contents from this site is only permissible for personal, informative purposes. Any other reproduction or usage is strictly prohibited. The subsequent use of distinctive OMV features (e.g. brands or logos) is expressly forbidden, irrespective of whether or not the symbol ® or ™ is used, especially the trademark OMV is registered.
The above provisions also apply to direct or indirect software downloads or usage via the OMV website. In the event that external hyperlinks provide access to third party software, the terms and conditions of such product owners shall prevail and their rights are to be observed.
We are committed to protect your personal data ("data") by complying with the applicable data protection laws, including the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 ("GDPR").
I. Contact Details
a. Data Controller
Your data is processed by OMV as data controller. The contact details of OMV are as follows:
Phone: +43 (1) 40440
b. Data protection officer
Mr. Manfred Spanner
Phone: +43 (1) 40440-23696
II. Which data do we process, for which purpose and based on which legal Basis?
We collect data which is provided directly or indirectly by the users of this website. We process this data for the following purposes and based on the legal bases stated below:
a. Answering your requests, wishes or complaints
We process the data you provide in your correspondence with us in order to answer your requests, wishes or complaints. For this purpose your data is processed based on your consent. The provision of your data for this purpose is voluntary; this means that you are neither legally nor contractually obliged to do so. However, if you do not provide your data, we will not be able to respond to your requests, wishes or complaints.
b. Promotional games
In order to conduct promotional games and award prizes to the winners, we process the data you provide by filling in and submitting the respective entry forms. For this purpose your data is processed based on your consent.
The provision of your data for this purpose is voluntary; this means that you are neither legally nor contractually obliged to do so. However, if you do not provide your data, your participation in promotional games is not possible.
Please refer to the respective terms and conditions for details regarding the respective promotional game.
c. Direct marketing communication (incl. Newsletters)
We process the data you provide in order to inform you about our products and services (for example in a newsletter) and to analyse the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns.
In general, for the abovementioned marketing purposes your data is processed based on your consent. However, if you have provided your email address on the occasion of purchasing one of our products or services, we may use your email address to send you information about our own similar products or services based on our legitimate interest in informing you about our products and services.
The provision of your data for this purpose is voluntary; this means that you are neither legally nor contractually obliged to do so. However, if you do not provide your data, we cannot inform you about our products and services.
d. Surveys, market and customer satisfaction studies
We process the data that you provide in the context of your participation in surveys, market or customer satisfaction studies in order to be able to conduct them. For this purpose your data is processed based on your consent.
Your participation in such surveys or studies is voluntary; this means that you are neither legally nor contractually obliged to do so. However, if you do not provide your data, you will not be able to participate in such surveys or studies.
We collect data from you as a user of our website with the help of cookies in order to make our website more user-friendly, effective and secure. This includes your IP address (anonymized), browser type, language settings, operating system, type of end device, domain name, domain host, date and time. The legal basis therefor is your consent, which you express through the corresponding settings of your browser or device to allow cookies.
III. Who do we transfer your personal data to?
a. Categories of recipients
In order to achieve the purposes described in section II. above, your data may be transferred to the following categories of recipients:
- technical maintenance companies;
- auditors and inspectors;
- public authorities and courts;
- analysts and search engine operators;
- call centre service providers;
- advertising and social media agencies;
- operators of social media platforms;
- web analytics services;
- providers of surveys or market studies/customer enquiries;
- acquirers of shares in OMV, provided that your data is part of the acquired assets;
- members of the OMV Group.
b. Transfer of data to other countries
As part of the data processing described above, your data may be transferred to recipients in countries outside the European Union (so-called third countries). We only transfer your data (i) to countries for which the EU Commission has decided that they ensure an adequate level of data protection, (ii) to recipients certified according to the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework or (iii) if we take measures to ensure that the respective recipient offers an adequate level of data protection (in particular by concluding standard data protection clauses).
For specific information regarding these measures please contact us by using the contact details provided in section I. above.
IV. How long do we store your personal data?
We do not store your data for longer than necessary as to achieve the processing purposes described in section II. above or to fulfil our contractual or legal obligations. The data will be stored as long as it is required for the purpose of the processing or as long as prescribed (i.e. for the duration of statutory retention obligations) or permitted by applicable law (i.e. until the expiry of limitation periods for potential legal claims or as long as we have a legitimate interest).
V. Rights of the data subjects
According to applicable law, with regard to your data processed by us, you as the data subject have at any time the right to:
- access the data we process about you,
- correction of inaccurate data,
- data portability,
- restriction of processing, as well as
- erasure ("right to be forgotten").
Insofar as your data is processed on the basis of our legitimate interest, you also have the right to object to processing of data concerning you on grounds relating to your particular situation at any time; this applies in particular to processing of data for the purpose of direct marketing.
Insofar as the processing of your data is based on your consent, you also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time with effect for the future. Such a withdrawal does not affect the lawfulness of processing undertaken before that moment.
To exercise your abovementioned rights, please contact us by using the contact details provided in section I. above or by using the form provided here.
If you are of the opinion that our processing of your data does not comply with the applicable data protection laws or that your data protection rights have been violated in any other way, please contact us by using the contact details provided in section I. above so that we can learn of your concerns and respond accordingly. However, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with a responsible supervisory authority (in Austria: Austrian Data Protection Authority).
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- 3. How to control Cookies?
- 4. What cookies do we use on this Website?
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