Privacy Statement

The protection of your private data is of particular importance to us. This is why we will exclusively process your data in accordance with legal regulations (GDPR, Telecommunications Act 2003) This privacy statement provides information on the essential aspects of data processing within the framework of our website.

TPA Steuerberatung GmbH 
Praterstraße 62-64
1020 Vienna

T: +43 (1) 58835-0
M: service@tpa-group.at
www.tpa-group.at

Contacting us

When you contact us by form on our website or email, we store the data you provide us in order to process your request and in case of follow-up questions.

Please also note this information sheet:

Cookies

Our website uses so-called “cookies”. These are small text files that your browser stores on your computer. They are not harmful.

We use cookies to make our offer more user-friendly. Some cookies remain on your computer until your erase them. They allow us to recognise your browser on your next visit.

If you do not agree, you can configure your browser so that it informs you of the use of cookies and enables you to allow it on a case-by-case basis. Deactivating cookies can restrict the functionality of our website.

We use the following cookies on our website:

  • Name: WordPress test cookie
    Purpose: accepts wordpress cookies on the website
  • Name: wp-settings-1
    Purpose: supports optimized display and use of the wordpress website by the administrator
    Default expiration time: 1 year
  • Name: wp-settings-time
    Purpose: allows optimized display and use of the wordpress website by the administrator
    Default expiration time: 1 year
  • Name: _ga
    Purpose: Used to distinguish users
    Default expiration time: 2years
  • Name: _gid
    Purpose: Used to distinguish users.
    Default expiration time: 24 hours
  • Name: _gat
    Purpose: Used to throttle request rate
    Default expiration time: 1 minute
  • Name: cerber_groove
    Purpose: A security cookie used to validate the user session
  • Name: _icl_current_language
    Purpose: Saves the current language
    Default expiration time: 24 hours
  • Name: cookie_notice_accepted
    Purpose: Saves the cookie notice acceptance
    Default expiration time: 2 weeks

Use of Google Analytics with anonymization

Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter referred to as “Google“. Google Analytics employs so-called “cookies“, text files that are stored to your computer in order to facilitate an analysis of your use of the site.

The information generated by these cookies, such as time, place and frequency of your visits to our site, including your IP address, is transmitted to Google’s location in the US and stored there.

We use Google Analytics with an IP anonymization feature on our website. In doing so, Google abbreviates and thereby anonymizes your IP address before transferring it from member states of the European Union or signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.

Google will use this information to evaluate your usage of our site, to compile reports on website activity for us, and to provide other services related to website- and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if this is required by law or to the extent this data is processed by third parties on Google´s behalf.

Google states that it will in never associate your IP address with other data held by Google. You can prevent cookies from being installed by adjusting the settings on your browser software accordingly. You should be aware, however, that by doing so you may not be able to make full use of all the functions of our website.

Google also offers a disabling option for the most common browsers, thus providing you with greater control over the data which is collected and processed by Google. If you enable this option, no information regarding your website visit is transmitted to Google Analytics. However, the activation does not prevent the transmission of information to us or to any other web analytics services we may use. For more information about the disabling option provided by Google, and how to enable this option, visit the Google instruction:

The use of Google Maps

We use the Google Maps component on our website in combination with the so-called “Share function”. Google Maps is a service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter Google.

Each time this component is called up, Google sets a cookie in order to process the user configuration and data when the page with the integrated Google Maps component is displayed. As a general rule, this cookie is not deleted by closing the browser, but rather expires after a certain time, as long as it is not previously manually deleted by you.

If you do not agree with this processing of your data, you may choose to deactivate the Google Maps service and thereby prevent the transfer of data to Google. To do this, you must deactivate the Java Script function in your browser. However, we would like to point out that in this case you will not be able to use Google Maps or at least only to a limited extent.

The use of “Google Maps” and the information obtained through Google Maps is according to Google’s Terms of Use as well as the additional Terms and Conditions for “Google Maps”

TPA Newsletter / TPA publications / TPA event invitations

You can subscribe to our newsletter, the TPA Journal or another TPA publication on our website. To do so, we need your email or postal address as well as your consent to receive the newsletter, TPA Journal or another TPA publication.
To be able to provide you with targeted information, we also collect and process other voluntary information you provide such as your interests, date of birth, etc.
As soon as you have registered for the newsletter, we will send you a confirmation email with a link to confirm the subscription.
You can cancel your subscription to the newsletter, TPA Journal or another TPA publication at any time. Please send your cancellation

We will then delete your data related to sending of the newsletter or TPA publication. Due to overlaps in the cancellation process it could happen that you will still receive one issue of TPA media after you unsubscribed. Please also note these information sheets:

Use of Google reCAPTCHA

In order to protect input forms on our site, we use the “reCAPTCHA” service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter Google. By means of this service it can be distinguished whether the corresponding input is of human origin or is created improperly by automated machine processing.

To our knowledge, the referrer URL, the IP address, the behaviour of the website visitors, information about the operating system, browser and length of stay, cookies, display instructions and scripts, user input behaviour and mouse movements in the “reCAPTCHA” checkbox are conveyed to “Google.”

Google uses the information obtained, among other things, to digitize books and other printed matter as well as to optimize services such as Google Street View and Google Maps (e.g. house number and street name recognition).

The IP address provided as part of reCAPTCHA is not merged with other data from Google unless you are logged into your Google Account at the time the “reCAPTCHA” plug-in is used. If you want to prevent this transmission and storage of data by Google about you and your behaviour on our website, you must log out of “Google” before you visit our site or before using the reCAPTCHA plug-in.

The use of the “reCAPTCHA” service is according to the Google Terms of Use.

Use of Facebook

Our Career website employs components provided by facebook.com. Facebook is a service of Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA.

Each time our website receives an access request equipped with a Facebook component, the component prompts your browser to download an image of this Facebook component. Through this process, Facebook is informed precisely which page of our website is being visited.

When you access our site while logged into Facebook, Facebook uses information gathered by this component to identify the precise page you are viewing and associates this information to your personal account on Facebook. Whenever you click on the “Like“ button, for example, or enter a comment, this information is transmitted to your personal account on Facebook and stored there. In addition, Facebook is informed of your visit to our website. This occurs regardless of whether you click on a component or not.

If you wish to prevent the transfer to and storage of data by Facebook about you and your interaction with our website, you must first log out of Facebook before visiting our website. The data protection policies of Facebook provide additional information, in particular about the collection and use of data by Facebook, your rights in this regard as well as the options available to you for protecting your privacy: Facebook’s data protection policies. Here you can find an overview of Facebook plugins

Use of YouTube

On our website we use components (videos) of YouTube, LLC 901 Cherry Ave., 94066 San Bruno, CA, USA, a company belonging to Google LLC, Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

To this end, we use the “ – enhanced data protection mode – ” option provided by YouTube.

When you display a page that has an embedded video, a connection will be made to the YouTube server and the content will appear on the website via a communication to your browser.

According to the information provided by YouTube, in “ – enhanced data protection mode -”, data is only transferred to the YouTube server, in particular which of our websites you have visited, if you watch the video. If you are logged onto YouTube at the same time, this information will be matched to your YouTube member account. You can prevent this from happening by logging out of your member account before visiting our website.

Further information about data protection by YouTube is provided by Google under the following link: Google’s Privacy Policy

Links to other websites

If you follow a link to another website and leave our website, we no longer have control or influence on the contents presented there. This is why we do not assume any warranty or liability (either direct or indirect) for the accuracy, completeness, usability, reliability or timelessness of the information provided on such sites.
As far as legally permissible, we assume no liability for the content of linked pages, including, without limitation, links to a linked page as well as changes and updates to a linked page.
Please also note that the terms of use and privacy policy of a linked page are different from our website’s terms of use and privacy policy. This is why you should read and comply with the privacy policy and terms of use of the linked website.

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