Privacy policy

Content of the privacy policy:
Personal data
Legal basis of data processing
Cookies and Server Log Files
Transmission of data to third parties
Retention of data
Your data protection rights
Contact details of the data protection officer
Changes to the privacy policy

1. responsible person

The responsible party in the sense of the General Data Protection Regulation (“DSGVO”) is:

BRANDL TALOS Rechtsanwält:innen GmbH
VIO PLAZA Tower, Rechte Wienzeile 223/14. Stock
A/1120 Vienna


Tel.: +43 1 522 57 00



2. personal data

2.1 Personal data is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (so-called “data subject”). Examples include name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, date of birth, age, gender, social security number. In addition, there are also special categories of personal data (so-called “sensitive data”). The GDPR understands this to include, for example, health data or data in connection with criminal proceedings.

2.2 For technical reasons, each time you access our website, your browser transmits certain data to our web servers. This data is collected exclusively for statistical and technical purposes, for example, to ensure the smooth running of our service operations. The following data is collected:

IP address

Data and time of access

Browser type and browser version

Request (file name of the requested file)

Operating system used

Referrer URL, i.e. the website from which you visit our website

The web pages visited within our website

2.3 Additional personal data is only collected if you provide it yourself. On our website, such disclosure is possible when you send us data via the contact form (application). If you use our contact form, the following data will be collected:

First and last name

E-mail address

Telephone number

Your message

The files you have attached

If you do not provide us with your personal data, we will not be able to consider you in the application process.

2.4 As part of our newsletter mailing, we use a double opt-in procedure. When you register for our newsletter, we collect the following data:

First name

Last name


Your consent to receive the newsletter

3. legal basis of data processing

BRANDL TALOS Rechtsanwält:innen GmbH collects, processes and uses your personal data on its website only if there is a legal basis iSd DSGVO.

3.1 Legitimate interest – Art 6 para 1 lit f DSGVO

If the processing of personal data is necessary to protect a legitimate interest of our company or a third party, Art 6 Abs 1 lit f DSGVO serves as the legal basis. In particular, our legitimate interest is to,

i) to ensure the operation and administration of the website;

ii) To be able to carry out direct marketing measures;

iii) To ensure network and data security, but only to the extent that our legitimate interest is consistent with applicable law and with the rights and freedoms of our users.

3.2 Consent – Art 6 (1) lit a DSGVO

The processing of those data that you provide to us via the contact form or to subscribe to our newsletter is based on your consent. The scope and purposes of the processing depend on the underlying declaration of consent. You can revoke a given consent at any time with effect for the future by sending us a message via the contact form or by e-mail informing us of your revocation.

3.3 (Pre-)contractual obligations – Art 6 para 1 lit b DSGVO.

Those data that you have transmitted to us in the course of your application, we process due to our pre-contractual obligations on the basis of Art 6 para 1 lit b DSGVO.

3.4 Legal obligations – Art 6 para 1 lit c DSGVO

If BRANDL TALOS Rechtsanwält:innen GmbH is subject to a legal obligation on the basis of which it is necessary to process personal data, Art 6 para 1 lit c DSGVO serves as the legal basis.

4. cookies and server log files

4.1 We use cookies on our website. A cookie is a small text file that stores internet settings. Almost every website uses cookie technology. It is downloaded by your internet browser the first time you visit a website. The next time you visit this website with the same terminal device, the cookie and the information stored in it is either sent back to the website that generated it (first party cookie) or sent to another website to which it belongs (third party cookie). As a result, the website recognizes that you have been visited before with this browser and, in some cases, varies the content displayed. Some cookies are extremely useful, as they can improve the user experience when you return to a website that you have already visited several times. Provided that you use the same terminal and browser as before, cookies remember, for example, your preferences, communicate how you use a page and adapt the offers displayed to your personal interests and needs.

4.2 Strictly necessary cookies, also referred to as “strictly necessary” cookies, ensure functions without which you would not be able to use this website as intended. These cookies are used exclusively by Brandl Talos and are therefore so-called first party cookies. They are only stored on your computer during the current browser session. Such cookies ensure, for example, if necessary, the functionality of a change from http to https during a page change and thus the compliance with increased security requirements for data transmission. In addition, such a cookie also stores your decision regarding the use of cookies on our website. If you do not wish this, you can make the setting in your browser that you are informed about the setting of cookies and can allow or object to this in individual cases. If you decide to deactivate cookies, the functionality of our website can no longer be guaranteed.

4.3 First party cookies requiring consent on this website: Cookies that, according to purely legal definition, are not absolutely necessary to be able to use the website, nevertheless fulfill important tasks. Without these cookies, functions that enable comfortable surfing on our website, such as saving a language selection you have made, are no longer available and would therefore have to be requested again on every page.

4.4 Third-party cookies requiring consent: Brandl Talos also integrates third-party content into this website. Examples include the integration of Facebook services These third-party providers can theoretically set cookies while you are visiting the Brandl Talos website and thereby receive, for example, the information that you have accessed a Brandl Talos website. Please visit the third-party providers’ websites for more information about their use of cookies. If you have chosen not to give or revoke your consent to the use of cookies that require your consent, only those functionalities of our website will be made available to you whose use we can guarantee without these cookies. Website areas that potentially offer the technical possibility of integrating third-party content and thus setting third-party cookies will not be available to you in this case. You will be informed of this by a corresponding notice. Should you nevertheless wish to use the website content in such a case, this is possible subject to your declaration of consent to the use of cookies requiring consent. If you do not wish to allow cookies in principle, you can also set this in your browser.

4.5 Our website uses Google Analytics. This is a web analysis service of Google Inc. Google Analytics uses cookies. Through these cookies, your IP address is recorded. If it is possible, your IP addresses are shortened and thus anonymized before they are saved or analyzed. This happens within the European Union or within the European Economic Area. In exceptional cases, however, your IP address is transferred to a Google server in the USA and anonymized there. We use the data collected by Google Analytics cookies to track the user behavior of our website visitors. You can refuse the storage of Google Analytics cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser software. Please note, however, that this may result in a malfunction of our website.

4.6 If you delete all your cookies at a later date, it will be necessary to perform the opt-out process again; as well as if you visit this website from other computers. If your security settings are too high and the cookie is blocked, we will not be able to perform your opt-out request. You will be notified in this case and should repeat the opt-out process with lower security settings.

4.7 In order to optimize our website in terms of system performance, user-friendliness and provision of useful information about our services, the website provider automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. This includes your Internet Protocol address (IP address), browser and language setting, operating system, referrer URL, your Internet service provider and date/time. We do not merge this data with personal data sources. We reserve the right to check this data retrospectively if we become aware of specific indications of unlawful use.

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5. transmission of data to third parties

5.1 Due to the current complexity of certain data processing procedures, it has become essential for us to provide certain services with the cooperation of third parties. For this purpose, we use external service providers, e.g. for web hosting and our IT systems, to whom your data is made available for this purpose. These service providers are processors within the meaning of the GDPR, which we have contractually obligated to treat your data confidentially and to process your data only within the scope of their service provision.

5.2 If applicable, the possible recipient of your personal data is located outside the European Union or processes your personal data there. The level of data protection in other countries may not correspond to that in Austria. However, BRANDL TALOS Rechtsanwälte GmbH will only transfer your personal data to countries for which the EU Commission has decided that they have an adequate level of data protection or we take measures to ensure that all recipients have an adequate level of data protection, for which we conclude standard contractual clauses (2010/87/EC and/or 2004/915/EC).

5.3 In certain circumstances, we may be required by law to disclose your data to, for example, supervisory authorities and law enforcement agencies. However, we will only do so to the extent necessary to prevent and/or detect fraud and other criminal offences or to ensure network and data security.

6 Retention of data

The data will be processed as long as this is necessary for the fulfillment of our contractual or legal obligations and for the defense of any liability claims. We ensure that your personal data is treated in accordance with this privacy policy for the entire period.

We delete the data of applicants whom we do not employ six months after completion of the respective application process.

7. your data protection rights

7.1 As a data subject, you have the right to obtain information about your stored personal data, its origin and recipient and the purpose of data processing at any time. Furthermore, you have the right to correct and transfer your data and, if necessary, to object, to restrict the processing or to delete processed data.

7.2 Your request for information, deletion, correction, objection and/or data transfer can be addressed to the data protection officer listed in point 8 of this declaration.

7.3 If you are of the opinion that the processing of your personal data by BRANDL TALOS Rechtsanwälte GmbH violates applicable data protection law or that your data protection rights have been violated in any other way, you have the possibility to complain to the competent supervisory authority. In Austria, the data protection authority is responsible for this.

8. contact details of the data protection officer

BRANDL TALOS Rechtsanwält:innen GmbH has appointed a data protection officer. If you have any questions regarding the processing of your data or if you wish to exercise your (information) rights, the data protection officer can be reached at the contact details below.

Phone: +43 1 522 57 00


9. changes to the data protection declaration

We reserve the right to adapt this data protection declaration if necessary, for example due to technical developments or legal changes, or to update it in connection with the offer of new services or products. The updated privacy policy will be published on our website in each case. Please check the relevant page regularly.