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Data protection

Privacy policy of the ORF.at network

ORF.at would like to make the visit to the ORF.at pages as pleasant as possible for all its users. For ORF.at, this includes - at the very forefront - the protection of the privacy of each individual and the protection of personal data.

In this privacy policy you will find out which personal data we process in which way and for which purpose on our websites and apps. We also inform you about your rights as a person concerned.

This data protection declaration applies to the online offers and apps of ORF and its subsidiaries and the associated services and functions.

Collection and processing of personal data

Personal data is collected and processed in the ORF.at network exclusively for legally permitted purposes and to the extent defined by law. This is the case, for example, if the processing of your data is necessary for the fulfilment of a contract or a legal obligation upon us.

Data is also stored and used if you have given your consent to the processing of personal data for one or more specific purposes.

Personal data are data by which a natural person can be identified. Therefore, all data is personal which allow conclusions about your person, e.g. your name in connection with an address; many, but by no means all e-mail addresses.

Personal data also includes data that only in combination with other data, often from another data processor, makes it possible to identify a person, e.g. your IP address in combination with a time you were online.

ORF and its subsidiaries process your data, for example, if you order something in our online shop or via our customer service departments, take part in a competition or contact us in any other way.

We process data such as your IP address and browser or app IDs for technical operation and further development whenever you use the services of the ORF.at network.

We use the personal data you provide only to the extent necessary to fulfill the respective purpose; e.g.

  •     to fulfill a contract
  •     in compliance with a legal obligation
  •     for technical service delivery
  •     when registering for one of our online offers requiring registration
  •     for sending newsletters
  •     during the processing of an order in the online shop
  •     for sending information material and advertising
  •     for the processing of a lottery
  •     for measuring the use and performance of ORF online offerings
  •     to answer a question you ask us.

We store and process your data only as long as it is necessary to fulfill the respective purposes.

The duration of the data processing is also based in particular on the statutory retention periods and the limitation periods for potential legal claims.