Data protection:

This privacy notice describes how asma GmbH (hereinafter ‘asma’) collects, manages and uses information concerning visitors to this website ( and its other websites. This privacy notice does not apply to external websites accessible via links from this website or from other asma websites.

You acknowledge that asma may from time to time modify, supplement, extend, remove or otherwise update this privacy notice in the event of changes to its services or to take account of legislative changes. Your personal data will always be handled in accordance with the version of the privacy notice that was in effect when the data was collected. Any changes to our privacy notice will be published on this website so that you are fully informed of the type of data we collect, how we use this personal data, and the circumstances under which it may be transmitted. Our privacy notice can be accessed from any page of our website. At any point at which personal data is collected, you will find any additional information about the purpose for which this data is collected and, where necessary, have the opportunity to give your consent.

Guarantee of privacy/protection of personal data:

asma complies with data protection requirements such as the EU General Data Protection Regulation and the Austrian Data Protection Act 2000. Examples of personal data include: name, date of birth, email address, postal address, telephone number, i.e. data that can be used to identify an individual. In general, we process personal data only in accordance with data protection regulations. The information below explains how and when asma collects personal data. We may also be required by law to process data to assist with legal or official investigations.

Intended use of personal data:

You can use most of the online services provided by asma without registering or disclosing your identity. If you wish to use certain services, we will ask for your name, a username and possibly other personal details. You are free to decide whether you provide this information. However, if you choose not to supply this information, asma will not be able to provide the desired service or process any requests from you.

In addition to information collected purely online, your personal data may also be used in accordance with data protection law to provide you with products or services, to invoice you for the provided products and services, to introduce products and services that you may be interested in, or to communicate with you for other related purposes or purposes that we informed you about when we recorded your personal data. asma will retain personal data only for as long as it is required for the purposes described and in accordance with legal requirements. If you no longer want this information, please notify us of your objection.

Confidentiality of personal data:

asma will divulge your data to third parties only in the situations described in this privacy notice. Personal data may, to the extent permitted by law, be disclosed to other asma companies abroad, which undertake to handle personal data in accordance with this privacy notice. Personal data may also be disclosed to third parties acting for or on behalf of asma to process the personal data for the purpose for which the data was originally recorded, e.g. to provide services or assess the usability of our website, or for marketing, data processing or technical support. Third partiesprocessing data on behalf of asma are contractually obliged not to share personal data with other third parties without approval and to disclose your personal data only with our legally permitted consent or when required by law.

Your personal data may also be disclosed to a third party if a business location, together with the associated customer data, is fully or partially sold, assigned or transferred. If necessary and reasonable, you will agree to this. In this situation, we would require the buyer or acquiring party to contractually agree to handle the personal data in accordance with this privacy notice. We may also disclose personal data to a third party if we are required to do so by law, a court order or a government regulation, or if disclosure is necessary for a judicial enquiry or police investigation in Austria or abroad and is permitted under Austrian law.

Right to information, rectification and deletion:

asma makes every effort to ensure that all personal data it records is accurate, up to date and reliable with regard to its intended use. You are entitled to object to the processing of your personal data to the extent permitted by law. In particular, this applies to direct marketing measures (right to object to advertising) if you are not already required to opt in. Please notify us if you would like to object to the use of your personal data for advertising purposes, or if you have any questions about the use of your personal data. When doing so, please provide the name of the website on which you entered your personal data, confirm your identity and tell us which specific information you would like to be corrected, updated or deleted. All applicable legal, archiving and record-keeping requirements will be taken into account when responding to requests for the deletion of personal data.

With regard to the data we store about you, you have rights to information, rectification, deletion, restriction, data portability, withdrawal and objection. If you believe that the processing of your data violates data protection law or your privacy rights have been violated in some other way, you may submit a complaint to us at or to the data protection authority*.

*Austrian Data Protection Authority, Barichgasse 40–42, 1030 Vienna,

tel.: +43 1 521 52-0, email:, website:

Security and confidentiality:

To ensure the security and confidentiality of personal data recorded by asma online, asma uses data networks with standardised safeguards and password protection. asma also takes appropriate measures to protect your personal data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access, disclosure, modification or destruction.

If you wish to send us personal data electronically by entering the data on our website, your data will be transmitted over the internet to our web server in encrypted form via a state-of-the-art secure connection (SSL), saved and backed up. Please be aware that, by contrast, data transmitted by email is not usually encrypted.

Based on the current state of the art, it is not possible to fully ensure the security of data transferred via the internet. Other users may technically be able to breach network security and control message traffic. Please bear this in mind when you contact us.

Access data and log files:

Our website is hosted by our provider, internex GmbH (Lagerstrasse 15, 3950 Gmünd, Austria). The provider collects data each time our website is accessed.

The following data is collected and stored on the server for three months: The IP address of the requesting computer, together with the date, time, the request, which file is requested (name and URL), what amount of data is transferred to you, a message as to whether the request was successful, identification data of the browser and operating system used, and the website from which access was made (if access was via a link).

Log data is stored for the purpose of statistical analysis, operation and security and also enables simplified access statistics.

The provider reserves the right to subsequently review log data in the event of concrete indications that there are reasonable grounds to suspect unlawful use.

Wordfence security plug-in:

This website is secured using the Wordfence Security plug-in (operated by Defiant Inc., 800 5th Ave., Suite 4100, Seattle, WA 98104, USA). Wordfence Security is used to prevent criminal attacks and protect the website from viruses and malware.

The plug-in sets cookies to determine whether the website is being visited by a human or a robot. To defend against brute-force attacks and to prevent spam comments by hackers, IP addresses are stored locally on the web server. Brute-force attacks include numerous automated login attempts with the same identity. White-list entries are not used on this website. Also, the „Participate in the Real-Time Wordfence Security Network“ option is disabled.

These measures are taken for a legitimate reason in accordance with the GDPR.

You can find more information about data use and collection by Wordfence Security at


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If you do not want this, you can configure your browser to notify you about the storage of cookies and to allow cookies only in specific cases.

Disabling cookies may restrict the functionality of our website. When you visit our website, your IP address, the start time and the end time of your session are recorded for the duration of this session. This is required for technical reasons and therefore constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Article 6(1)(f) GDPR. Unless otherwise stated below, we will not further process this data.

Responsible for content, text, images and data processing: GF Ing. Thomas Brandeis
You can contact us at:

asma GmbH, Gmünder Strasse 229, 3970 Weitra, tel.: +43 (0) 2856-5011, email:

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