Declaration on information obligation (Data Privacy Policy)

The protection of your data is a great concern to us. Therefore, we process data exclusively on the basis of statutory provisions (GDPR, Telecommunications Act 2021). In this privacy policy we inform you about the most important aspects of data processing within our website.

When visiting our website, your IP address, start and end of the session is recorded for the duration of this session. This is technically required and thus represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art 6 para 1 lit f GDPR. Unless otherwise regulated in the following, this data will not be further processed by us.

Contact us

If you contact us via the form on the website or by e-mail, your data will be stored for six months to process the request and in case of

follow-up questions. We will not share this information without your consent.


Our website makes use of so-called cookies. These are small text files that are stored on your device using the browser. They do no harm.

We use cookies to make our offer user-friendly. Some cookies remain stored on your computer until you delete it. They allow us to recognize your browser on your next visit.

If you do not wish this, you can set up your browser so that it informs you about the setting of cookies and you only allow this in individual cases.

When disabling cookies, the functionality of our website may be limited.

Data processing is carried out on the basis of the legal provisions of § 165 Telecommunications Act as well as Art 6 Paragraph 1 lit a (agreement) and/or lit f (justifiable interest) of the GDPR.

As the privacy of our users is important to us, the user data are regularly deleted.


Matomo web analytics

We use Matomo Analytics on this website with your consent to understand your use of the website and thus improve our service and your user experience. No data is transmitted to external providers in the process - we operate the analytics platform ourselves. Your data will only be processed if you have given us your consent to do so in the cookie banner. Web analytics service Matomo Analytics, EU Representative: ePrivacy Holding GmbH, Große Bleichen 21, 20354 Hamburg, Germany.


Your IP address is recorded, but immediately pseudonymized [e.g. by deleting the last 8 characters of the IP address]. This means that only a rough localization is possible anymore. Data retention for stored data in Matomo: Raw data of visits and actions are never deleted. Aggregated reports are never deleted.

Data processing is based on the legal provisions of § 165 para 3 Telecommunications Act 2021 and Art 6 para 1 lit a (consent) of the GDPR. The privacy policy of Matomo can be found here.

Further Cookies

OpenStreetMap: We use OpenStreetMap on our contact page to show our office located on a map. The data is available under the Open Database license. Click here for the copyright page.

vimeo: We use vimeo to play a video. Link to the privacy policy of vimeo. We use to allow visitors:inside our website to view PDFs as e-flip for browsing. Link to the privacy policy of We use youtube to play several videos on the website. Link to the privacy policy of youtube.


You have the possibility to subscribe to our newsletter via our website. For this we need your e-mail address, your first name, your last name and your declaration that you agree to receive the newsletter.

The legal basis for data processing for the purpose of sending the newsletter is your consent. We process your data for the purpose of sending the newsletter until you revoke your consent. To process the newsletter dispatch, we work together with an operator of a newsletter management system based in Europe. Order processor: SuiteCRM by SalesAgility. The privacy policy of SalesAgility can be found here.

Once you have subscribed to the newsletter, we will send you a confirmation email with a link to confirm the subscription.

You can cancel your subscription to the newsletter at any time via a link at the end of each newsletter e-mail.

Applicants management

On our career subpage we inform you about the possibility to apply for a job with us. When applying by e-mail to, applicants can contact us directly via their own e-mail account and send an e-mail directly to us.

In order to process your application, we will store your documents for the duration of the interview process until a decision has been made.

We ask applicants whether they agree to us storing their data beyond the application process in order to contact them in the event of any subsequent job postings. This consent to the storage of application documents can be revoked at any time.

Your rights

In principle, you have the rights to information, correction, deletion, restriction, data portability, revocation and opposition. If you believe that the processing

of your data violates data protection law or your data protection claims have otherwise been violated in any way, you can file a complaint with the Austrian Data Protection Authority.

How to reach us

The entity responsible for data processing is E.C.O. Institute for Ecology Jungmeier GmbH. If you have any questions or would like to make use of your above-mentioned rights, please feel free to contact us:

You can reach our data protection officer Hanns Kirchmeir at +43 (0) 463 504 144 and