VCC

The Vienna Challenge Chamber, abbreviated VCC, is an internationally unique establishment which conducts clinical allergy studies under controlled and reproducible conditions.

Privacy Statement

The privacy statement of the Vienna Challenge Chamber is based on the terms used by the European legislator for the adoption of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This data protection statement provides you with information about the processing of your personal data and your data protection rights when using our website.

Handling of personal data
We are very delighted that you have shown interest in our enterprise or our products and services and are pleased to see you visiting our website. Data protection is of a particularly high priority for us as research-based company, offering medical services. Thus we take the protection of your personal data very seriously. Your data will be processed exclusively within the legal framework of the data protection provisions of the European Union, particularly the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter: “GDPR”).

The object of data protection is personal data. Personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (a so-called data subject). This includes, for example, details such as the name, postal address, email address and phone number, though other details are also necessarily created while using our website, such as the beginning, end and extent of use.

The use of our website is possible without any indication of personal data; however, if a data subject wants to use special services via our website, processing of personal data could become necessary. If the processing of personal data is necessary and there is no statutory basis for such processing, we generally obtain consent from the data subject.

If you provide us voluntarily with personal data, we generally use them to handle your requests for setting appointments or to give you access to information that you requested from us. We will handle all personal data highly confidential and will not sell them or make them available for any third party.

We collect, process and use your personal data only for the communicated purposes, except when the collection, processing and usage of data is required for a purpose that is in direct relationship with the communicated purpose or it is required due to legal, official or judicial order. Furthermore it may become necessary to prevent malpractice or other illegal activities.

If websites and services by other site owners are linked to this website, they have been and will continue to be designed and supplied by third parties. We have no influence on the design, content or function of third-party services, and we expressly distance ourselves from any content provided by linked third-party sites. Please remember that third-party sites linked to this website may have their own cookies which are installed on your device to collect personal data. We have no influence over this. In such cases you may wish to obtain more information directly from the owners of the third-party websites linked to this site.

Be aware that data transfer on the internet is not safe from security breach. A complete protection from access by unauthorised persons can therefore not be assured.

Handling of contact information
If you use contact forms provided on our website, we process personal data provided by you. to serve the purpose of meeting your request for contact. We process this data on the basis of GDPR Article 6 (1) point f. solely to deal with your contact request. Any personal data that may have been additionally collected during the sending process are erased if they are no longer required for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed. Personal data will never be made available to any third party without your consent.

Cookies and data protection
The Internet page of the Vienna Challenge Chamber uses cookies. These cookies are text files that are stored in a computer system via an Internet browser. Many cookies contain a so-called cookie ID. A cookie ID is a unique identifier of the cookie. It consists of a character string through which Internet pages and servers can be assigned to the specific Internet browser in which the cookie was stored. This allows visited Internet sites and servers to differentiate the individual browser of the data subject from other Internet browsers that contain other cookies.

Handling of cookies
A specific Internet browser can be recognized and identified using the unique cookie ID. Most internet browsers are set up to accept all cookies without asking the data subject for permission.

Why do we use cookies?
Cookies allow us, as previously mentioned, to recognize our website users. The purpose of this recognition is to make it easier for users to utilize our website. We never use cookies to collect, process, spread or store personal data without the data subject’s consent.

If I do not want to use cookies? The data subject may, at any time, prevent the setting of cookies through our website by means of a corresponding setting of the Internet browser used, and may thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Furthermore, already set cookies may be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all popular Internet browsers. If the data subject deactivates the setting of cookies in the Internet browser used, not all functions of our website may be entirely usable.

Your rights As a data subject you are entitled to the following rights: right to information, right to rectification and erasure, restriction of processing, data portability, objection to data processing on the legal basis of “legitimate interest” under GDPR Article 6 (1) point f, objection to cookies, revocation of consent or right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority.

If you make use of your right to object, we shall discontinue the processing of your data, unless we can – within the parameters of the law – demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for further processing, outweighing your own rights.

 

If you have any questions about the processing of your personal data, your rights as a data subject or any consent you may have given, please feel free to contact us without incurring any charge. To exercise any of the aforementioned rights, please contact info@vcc.at or write to the postal address specified below. When you do so, please make sure that we can clearly identify you. Power Project GmbH VCC – Huetteldorfer Strasse 44/2nfd floor, A-1150 Vienna, Austria