Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy declaration clarifies the type, scope and purpose of the processing of personal data (hereinafter referred to as “data”) within our online offer and the websites, functions and content connected to it, as well as external online presences, e.g. our social media profile. (hereinafter collectively referred to as the “online offer”). With regard to the terminology used, e.g. “Processing” or “responsible person”, we refer to the definitions in Art. 4 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Website operator and responsible for the contents is:

Mag. Zuzana Kratochvilova
Franz-Josef-Straße 43/2
2380 Perchtoldsdorf, Austria
E-Mail: info@harmonyislife.com
Phone: (+43) 660 36 30 635

Types of data processed:

– Inventory data (e.g., names, addresses).
– Contact details (e.g., email, telephone numbers).
– Content data (e.g., text input, photographs, videos).
– Contract data (e.g., subject of contract, term, customer category).
– Payment data (e.g. bank details, payment history).
– Usage data (e.g. websites visited, interest in content, access times).
– Meta / communication data (e.g., device information, IP addresses).

Processing of special categories of data (Art. 9 Para. 1 GDPR):

No special categories of data are processed.

Categories of data subjects:

– Customers, interested parties, visitors and users of the online offer, business partners. In the following, we refer to the data subjects collectively as “users”.

Purpose of processing:

– Providing the online offer, its content and shop functions.
– Providing contractual services, service and customer care.
– Answering contact inquiries and communicating with users.
– Marketing, advertising and market research.

As of March 2020

1. Terms used

1.1. “Personal data” is all information that relates to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter “data subject”); An identifiable person is a natural person who can be identified directly or indirectly, in particular by assigning to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier (e.g. cookie) or one or more special features, expressing the physical, physiological, genetic, psychological, economic, cultural or social identity of this natural person.

1.2. “Processing” is any process or series of processes carried out with or without the help of automated processes in connection with personal data. The term goes far and covers practically every handling of data.

1.3. The “person responsible” is the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body that alone or together with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data.

2. Relevant legal bases

In accordance with Art. 13 GDPR, we will inform you of the legal basis for our data processing. Unless the legal basis is mentioned in the data protection declaration, the following applies: The legal basis for obtaining consent is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a and Art. 7 GDPR, the legal basis for processing for the performance of our services and implementation of contractual measures as well as answering inquiries is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR, the legal basis for processing to fulfill our legal obligations is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c GDPR, and the legal basis for processing to safeguard our legitimate interests is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. In the event that vital interests of the data subject or another natural person require the processing of personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. d GDPR serves as the legal basis.

3. Changes and updates to the data protection declaration

We ask you to inform yourself regularly about the content of our data protection declaration. We adapt the data protection declaration as soon as the changes in the data processing we carry out make this necessary. We will inform you as soon as the changes require your participation (e.g. consent) or any other individual notification.

4. Security measures

4.1. In accordance with Art. 32 GDPR, taking into account the state of technology, the implementation costs and the type, scope, circumstances and purposes of the processing as well as the different probability and severity of the risk for the rights and freedoms of natural persons and organizational measures to ensure a level of protection appropriate to the risk; The measures include, in particular, securing the confidentiality, integrity and availability of data by controlling the physical access to the data, as well as the access, input, transfer, securing availability and its separation. Furthermore, we have set up procedures that guarantee the exercise of data subject rights, deletion of data and reaction to data threats. 292/5000 We also take the protection of personal data into account when developing or selecting hardware, software and processes, in accordance with the principle of data protection through technology design and data protection-friendly default settings (Art. 25 GDPR).

4.2. The security measures include in particular the encrypted transmission of data between your browser and our server.

5. Disclosure and transmission of data

5.1. If we disclose data to other people and companies (processors or third parties) as part of our processing, transmit them to them or otherwise grant them access to the data, this will only be done on the basis of legal permission (e.g. if the data is transmitted to third parties, as to payment service providers, in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 b GDPR for the fulfillment of the contract), you have consented, a legal obligation provides for this or on the basis of our legitimate interests (e.g. when using agents, hosting providers, tax, business – and legal advisors, customer care, accounting, billing and similar services that allow us to efficiently and effectively fulfill our contractual, administrative and other duties).

5.2. If we commission third parties with the processing of data on the basis of a so-called “order processing contract”, this is done on the basis of Art. 28 GDPR.

6. Transfers to third countries

If we process data in a third country (i.e. outside the European Union (EU) or the European Economic Area (EEA)) or if this is done as part of the use of third-party services or disclosure or transmission of data to third parties, this will only take place if it happens to fulfill our (pre) contractual obligations, based on your consent, on the basis of a legal obligation or on the basis of our legitimate interests. Subject to legal or contractual permissions, we process the data or let the data processed in a third country only if the special requirements of Art. 44 ff. GDPR are met. I.e. the processing takes place e.g. on the basis of special guarantees, such as the officially recognized determination of a data protection level corresponding to the EU (e.g. for the USA through the “Privacy Shield”) or compliance with officially recognized special contractual obligations (so-called “standard contractual clauses”).

7. Rights of the data subjects

7.1. You have the right to request a confirmation as to whether the data in question is being processed plus the information about this data, as well as further information and a copy of the data in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR.

7.2. According to Art. 16 DSGVO you have the right to request the completion of the data concerning you or the correction of the incorrect data concerning you.

7.3. In accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, you have the right to request an immediate deletion of the concerned data, or alternatively, in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR, to request a restriction of the data-processing.

7.4. You have the right to request that the data concerning you, which you have provided to us, be received in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR and to request their transmission to other responsible persons.

7.5. You have also gem. Art. 77 GDPR the right to lodge a complaint with the responsible supervisory authority.

The responsible supervisory authority is:

Austrian Data Protection Authority Barichgasse 40-42, 1030 Vienna

8. Right of withdrawal

You have the right to give consent in accordance with Art. 7 para. 3 GDPR with effect for the future.

9. Right to object

You can object to the future processing of your data anytime in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR. The objection can be made in particular against processing for direct marketing purposes.

10. Cookies and right to object to direct mail

10.1. “Cookies” are small files that are stored on users’ computers. Different information can be stored within the cookies. A cookie is primarily used to store information about a user (or the device on which the cookie is stored) during or after their visit within an online offer. Temporary cookies, or “session cookies” or “transient cookies”, are cookies that are deleted after a user leaves an online offer and closes his browser. In such a cookie e.g. the content of a shopping cart in an online shop or a login status can be saved. “Permanent” or “persistent” cookies, however, and remain saved even after the browser is closed. For example, the login status is saved if the users visit it after several days. Such a cookie can also be used to store the interests of users who are used for range measurement or marketing purposes. A “third-party cookie” refers to cookies from providers other than the person responsible for operating the online offer (otherwise, if they are only their cookies, we speak of “first-party cookies”).

10.2. We use temporary and permanent cookies and clarify this in the context of our data protection declaration. If the users do not want cookies to be stored on their computer, they are asked to deactivate the corresponding option in the system settings of their browser. Stored cookies can be deleted in the system settings of the browser. The exclusion of cookies can lead to functional restrictions of this online offer.

10.3. A general objection to the use of cookies used for online marketing purposes can be found on a large number of services, especially in the case of tracking, via the US website http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or the EU website http://www.youronlinechoices.com/ be explained. Furthermore, cookies can be saved by switching them off in the browser settings. Please note that not all functions of this online offer can then be used.

11. Deletion of data

11.1. The data processed by us is deleted in accordance with Articles 17 and 18 GDPR or its processing is restricted. Unless expressly stated in this data protection declaration, the data stored by us will be deleted as soon as it is no longer required for its intended purpose and there are no statutory retention requirements to prevent deletion. If the data is not deleted because it is required for other and legally permissible purposes, its processing will be restricted. I.e. the data will be blocked and not processed for other purposes. This applies e.g. for data that must be kept for commercial or tax law reasons.

11.2. According to legal requirements, storage is carried out in particular for 7 years in accordance with § 132 para. 1 BAO (accounting documents, receipts / invoices, accounts, receipts, business documents, statement of income and expenses, etc.), for 22 years in connection with land and for 10 years in connection with electronically provided services, telecommunications, broadcasting and television services that are provided to non-entrepreneurs in EU member states and for which the mini one-stop shop (MOSS) is used.

12. Order processing in the online shop and customer account

12.1. We process our customers’ data as part of the ordering processes in our online shop to enable them to select and order the selected products and services, as well as their payment and delivery, or execution.

12.2. The processed data includes inventory data, communication data, contract data, payment data and the data subjects include our customers, interested parties and other business partners. The processing takes place for the purpose of providing contractual services in the context of operating an online shop, billing, delivery and customer services. We use session cookies to store the contents of the shopping cart and permanent cookies to save the login status.

12.3. Processing is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b (Execution of order processes) and c (Archiving required by law) GDPR. The information marked as required is required to justify and fulfill the contract. We only disclose the data to third parties within the scope of delivery, payment or within the scope of legal permits and obligations towards legal advisers and authorities. The data will only be processed in third countries if this is necessary to fulfill the contract (e.g. at the customer’s request for delivery or payment).

12.4. Users can optionally create a user account, in particular by viewing their orders. As part of the registration, the required mandatory information is communicated to the users. The user accounts are not public and cannot be indexed by search engines. If users have terminated their user account, their data will be deleted with regard to the user account, subject to their retention for commercial or tax law reasons. Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. c GDPR necessary. Information in the customer account remains until it is deleted with subsequent archiving in the event of a legal obligation. It is the responsibility of the users to back up their data if the termination is successful before the contract ends.

12.5. As part of the registration and renewed registration and use of our online services, we save the IP address and the time of the respective user action. The storage takes place on the basis of our legitimate interests, as well as the user’s protection against misuse and other unauthorized use. This data is not passed on to third parties, unless it is necessary to pursue our claims or there is a legal obligation to do so in accordance with. Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. c GDPR.

12.6. The deletion takes place after expiry of statutory warranty and comparable obligations, the necessity of storing the data is checked every three years; in the case of statutory archiving obligations, deletion takes place after its expiry (end of commercial law (7 years) and tax law retention requirements); Information in the customer account remains until it is deleted.

13. Business analysis and market research

13.1. In order to operate our business economically, to recognize market trends, customer and user requests, we analyze the data available to us regarding business transactions, contracts, inquiries, etc. We process inventory data, communication data, contract data, payment data, usage data, metadata on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. GDPR, whereby the data subjects include customers, interested parties, business partners, visitors and users of the online offer. The analyzes are carried out for the purpose of business evaluations, marketing and market research. We can profile the registered users with information e.g. consider their purchases. The analyzes serve us to increase the user friendliness, the optimization of our offer and the economic efficiency. The analyzes serve us alone and are not disclosed externally unless they are anonymous analyzes with summarized values.

13.2. If these analyzes or profiles are personal, they will be deleted or anonymized upon termination of the user, otherwise after two years from the conclusion of the contract. In addition, the overall business analyzes and general trend determinations are created anonymously if possible.

14. Contact and customer service

14.1. When contacting us (via contact form or email), the information provided by the user for processing the contact request and processing it in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) GDPR processed.

14.2. The information provided by users can be stored in our customer relationship management system (“CRM system”) or a comparable request organization.

14.3. We delete the requests if they are no longer necessary. We check the necessity every two years; We save inquiries from customers who have a customer account permanently and refer to the information on the customer account for deletion. The statutory archiving obligations also apply.

15. Collection of access data and log files

15.1. On the basis of our legitimate interests within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. GDPR data about every access to the server on which this service is located (so-called server log files). The access data include the name of the website accessed, file, date and time of access, amount of data transferred, notification of successful access, browser type and version, the user’s operating system, referrer URL (the previously visited page), IP address and the requesting provider .

15.2. For security reasons (e.g. to investigate misuse or fraud), log file information is stored for a maximum of seven days and then deleted. Data whose further storage is required for evidence purposes are excluded from deletion until the respective incident has been finally clarified.

16. Online presence in social media

16.1. We maintain online presences within social networks and platforms, based on our legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. GDPR. We do this in order to communicate with the customers, interested parties and users being active there and to be able to inform them there about our services. When calling up the respective networks and platforms, the terms and conditions and the data processing guidelines of their respective operators apply.

16.2 Unless otherwise stated in our data protection declaration, we process the data of users provided that they communicate with us within social networks and platforms, e.g. Write articles on our online presence or send us messages.

16.3. We use Google Analytics to display the advertisements placed by Google and its partners’ advertising services only to those users who have shown an interest in our online offer or the specific characteristics (e.g. interests in certain topics or products based on the visited Websites determined) that we transmit to Google (so-called “remarketing” or “Google Analytics audiences”). With the help of remarketing audiences, we would also like to ensure that our advertisements correspond to the potential interest of the users and are not annoying.

17. Google Analytics

17.1. We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC (“Google”), based on our legitimate interests (i.e. interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our online offer within the meaning of Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR). Google uses cookies. The information generated by the cookie about the use of the online offer by the user is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

17.2. Google is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement and thereby offers a guarantee to comply with European data protection law (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active).

17.3. Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate the use of our online offer by users, to compile reports on the activities within this online offer and to provide us with other services related to the use of this online offer and the internet. Pseudonymous user profiles of users can be created from the processed data.

17.4. We only use Google Analytics with activated IP anonymization. This means that the IP address of the user is shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there.

17.5. The IP address transmitted by the user’s browser is not merged with other Google data. Users can prevent the storage of cookies by setting their browser software accordingly; Users can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to their use of the online offer and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: https: // tools .google.com / dlpage / gaoptout? hl = de.

17.6. You can find further information on data use by Google, setting and objection options on the Google website: https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/partners (“Data use by Google when you use websites or apps our partners ”), https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads (“ Use of data for advertising purposes ”), https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated (“ Manage information that Google uses to show you advertising “).

18. Jetpack (WordPress Stats)

18.1. On the basis of our legitimate interests (ie interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our online offer within the meaning of Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR), we use the Jetpack plugin (here the sub-function “WordPress Stats”), which is a Tool for statistical evaluation of visitor access and integrated by Automattic, Inc. 132 Hawthorne Street San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. Jetpack uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and that enable an analysis of your use of the website.

18.2. Automattic is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement and thus offers a guarantee to comply with European data protection law (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000CbqcAAC&status=Active).

18.3. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this online offer is stored on a server in the USA. User profiles of the users can be created from the processed data, whereby these are only used for analysis and not for advertising purposes. For more information, see Automattic’s privacy policy: https://automattic.com/privacy/ and information about Jetpack cookies: https://jetpack.com/support/cookies/.

19. Communication by post, email, fax or phone

19.1 We use means of remote communication for business and marketing purposes, e.g. Post, phone or email. We process inventory data, address and contact details as well as contract data from customers, participants, interested parties and communication partners.

19.2 Processing is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a, Art. 7 GDPR, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR in connection with legal requirements for advertising communications. The contact is only made with the consent of the contact partner or within the scope of the legal permits and the processed data is deleted as soon as it is not required and otherwise with objection / revocation or elimination of the authorization basis or statutory archiving obligations.

20. Integration of services and content from third parties

20.1. We use content or service offers from third-party providers within our online offer based on our legitimate interests (ie interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our online offer within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. Services such as Include videos or fonts (hereinafter referred to as “content”). This always presupposes that the third-party providers of this content perceive the IP address of the user, since without the IP address they could not send the content to their browser. The IP address is therefore required to display this content. We strive to only use content whose respective providers only use the IP address to deliver the content. Third-party providers can also use so-called pixel tags (invisible graphics, also known as “web beacons”) for statistical or marketing purposes. The “pixel tags” can be used to evaluate information such as visitor traffic on the pages of this website. The pseudonymous information can also be stored in cookies on the user’s device and contain, among other things, technical information about the browser and operating system, referring websites, time of visit and other information on the use of our online offer, as well as being linked to such information from other sources.

20.2. The following illustration provides an overview of third-party providers and their content, along with links to their data protection declarations, which provide further information on the processing of data and, in part. already mentioned here, contain options for objection (so-called opt-out) – If our customers use third-party payment services (e.g. PayPal or Sofortüberweisung), the terms and conditions and data protection notices of the respective third-party providers apply, which can be called up within the respective websites or transaction applications. – External fonts from Google, LLC., https://www.google.com/fonts („Google Fonts“). The integration of the Google Fonts is done by calling up a server at Google (usually in the USA). Privacy Policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy, Opt-Out: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated. – Functions of the Instagram service are integrated into our online offer. These functions are offered by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA. If you are logged into your Instagram account, you can link the content of our pages to your Instagram profile by clicking the Instagram button. This allows Instagram to associate your visit to our website with your user account. We would like to point out that, as the provider of the website, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or how it is used by Instagram. Data protection: http://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/. – Maps of the “Google Maps” service provided by the third-party provider Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Privacy Policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/, Opt-Out: https://www.google.com/settings/ads/.