Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

This Privacy Policy outlines how Wolfgang Rittner ("we," "us," or "our") collects, uses, and protects your personal data in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We collect personal data such as your name and email address primarily for the purpose of communication and providing our services.

2. Data Controller

The data controller for this website is:
Wolfgang Rittner
Goethestraße 1
3100 St. Pölten

3. Data Collection and Use

We collect and process personal data for the following purposes:

  • Contact Form: When you contact us via the contact form, we collect your name, email address, and any other information you provide. This data is sent to us via email using a first-party service.
  • Analytics: We use Plausible Analytics, a GDPR-compliant analytics tool, to understand website traffic and usage. Plausible Analytics does not use cookies or collect personal data. It only collects anonymized data such as page views, referrers, and browser information.

We process your personal data based on the following legal grounds:

Your consent (Article 6(1)(a) GDPR)
Performance of a contract (Article 6(1)(b) GDPR)
Compliance with legal obligations (Article 6(1)(c) GDPR)
Legitimate interests (Article 6(1)(f) GDPR)

5. Data Sharing and Transfer

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personal data to outside parties without your consent, except to trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website or conducting our business, as long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. This includes our trusted hosting provider and email service provider. If your data is transferred outside the European Economic Area (EEA), we ensure it is protected by appropriate safeguards, such as standard contractual clauses.

6. Data Retention

We retain your personal data only for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected or to comply with legal requirements. For instance, data collected via contact forms is retained for [specific period] unless required longer for legal obligations.

7. Your Rights

Under the GDPR, you have the following rights regarding your personal data:

Right to access (Article 15 GDPR)
Right to rectification (Article 16 GDPR)
Right to erasure (Article 17 GDPR)
Right to restrict processing (Article 18 GDPR)
Right to data portability (Article 20 GDPR)
Right to object (Article 21 GDPR)
Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority

To exercise these rights, please contact us at We may request verification of your identity before processing your request.

8. Security

We implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your personal data against accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure, or access. These measures include:

  • Encryption: Ensuring that data transmitted between your browser and our server is encrypted using SSL/TLS technology.
  • Secure Hosting: Hosting our website on a trusted and secure hosting provider with strong security protocols.
  • Regular Updates: Keeping all software and plugins up to date to protect against vulnerabilities.
  • Access Controls: Limiting access to personal data to only those who need it to perform their job functions.

9. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. Any changes will be posted on this page with an updated revision date.

10. Contact Information

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at:

Wolfgang Rittner
Goethestraße 1
3100 St. Pölten

Last updated: 2024-06-05