Privacy policy

Privacy and Cookie Policy

This privacy policy informs users about the nature, scope and purposes of the collection and use of personal data by the responsible provider, proworks Personal & Montageservice GmbH & Co KG, Bernhard Weissgasse 34, A-2380 Perchtoldsdorf, +43 (01) 6985900, (“we”, “us”) on this page (“website”). We therefore comply with applicable legal provisions, in particular the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Austrian Data Protection Act (DPA) and the Telecommunications Act (TKG) on the protection, lawful handling and confidentiality of personal data and on data security.

1. What is personal data?

Personal data is information about data subjects whose identity is determined or at least determinable. This includes, for example, your name, your address or your email address.

2. What data do we collect from you?

Access data/server log files

We collect data about all access to the website (so-called server log files). The access data includes: 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.

Online application

The following data is collected via the online form: name, email, address, telephone number, learned profession and last profession.


When you contact us (for example, by contact form or email), we will collect your name, address, telephone number and email address, or other data that you provide voluntarily when contacting us by email.
Social media plug-ins: some pages contain buttons from social media networks (such as Facebook) that you can use to recommend our website to others. These plug-ins are marked by symbols (e.g. “Facebook” button). When you click on such a button, the following data may be transmitted to the respective operator of the social network: IP address, browser information and operating system, screen resolution, installed browser plug-ins, origin of visitors and URL of the current page. The social network in question might assign your usage ehaviour to your personal social media account. For more information, see point 7.

3. How do we collect your data?

We automatically collect the data that arises when you visit our website. Otherwise, we only collect data on the basis of your entries on our website (particularly in relation to online applications).

4. What do we use your data for?

Access Data/Server Log Files: We use your personal data to (i) improve our services and website and enhance the user experience and (ii) to personalise the services for website users by temporarily storing search parameters. The access data collected from you in the context of website use is only used for statistical evaluations for the purpose of the operation, security and optimisation of the offer (predominantly legitimate interests). However, we reserve the right to check the log data retrospectively if there is a justified suspicion of unlawful use on the basis of concrete indications.

Online application

Your information via the online form will be used for (i) inclusion in the applicant pool and (ii) profile comparison with vacancies. Data is therefore processed to fulfil our (pre-)contractual obligations and on the basis of legitimate interests.


The information you provide when contacting us will be stored (i) for the purpose of processing your application and (ii) in the event that follow-up questions arise. Data is processed to fulfil (pre-)contractual obligations.
Newsletter: if you have given separate consent, we will use your personal data (name and email address) disclosed as part of the newsletter registration for the following direct marketing interests:

By clicking on the “register now” button as part of the newsletter registration process, you consent to your voluntarily provided name and email address being transmitted by us for the purposes of sending you (i) the latest job vacancies, (ii) news as part of personnel provision (iii) invitations to events (iiii) contact in connection with regional customs and traditions, such as sending Christmas or greetings cards.

If you would like us to send you the newsletter, we require a valid email address from you and information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of said email address or that the owner agrees to receive the newsletter. No other data is collected.

When you register for the newsletter, we also save your IP address and the date of registration. This is solely as proof in the event that a third party misuses an email address and registers to receive the newsletter without the knowledge of the authorised person.

You can revoke your consent to the storage of the data, the email address and its use for sending the newsletter at any time. You can revoke your consent, for example, via a link in the actual newsletter, in your profile area or by sending a message to the contact options above.

5. Data transfer

We allow the following external service providers access to your data as far as is necessary:

  • IT service providers and/or providers of data hosting or data processing or similar services;
  • Other service providers, providers of tools and software solutions who also support us in the provision of our services and act on our behalf (incl. providers of marketing tools, marketing agencies, communication service providers and call centres);

Our processors only process your data on our behalf and on the basis of our instructions for our purposes outlined above.

In addition, we will transfer your personal data to the following recipients where necessary:

  • Any third parties involved in the performance of our obligations to you (banks for payment processing; creditors);
  • Other external third parties where necessary (e.g. auditors, insurance companies in the event of an insurance claim, legal representatives in the event of an incident, etc.);
  • Authorities and other public bodies as required by law (e.g. tax authorities, etc.).

Data will only be passed on to third parties as stated in this declaration.

6. How is your data protected?

We take appropriate technical and organisational security measures to protect your personal data against accidental or unlawful deletion, alteration, damage or loss and against unauthorised disclosure or access. Furthermore, we and our employees are bound by data secrecy regulations.
Data that is transferred via our website is encrypted with an SSL certificate.

7. Does the website use cookies?

Like most websites, we use cookies where you have given your consent. Cookies are small files that enable specific information related to the device to be stored on the user's access device (PC, smartphone or similar). They make websites more user-friendly and assist users (e.g. storage of login data).

They are also used to collect statistical data on website use and to enable analysis of this data for the purpose of improving the services provided.

If you do not give your consent, we will only collect anonymous data in order to determine, for example, the total number of visitors to our website. We also use social plug-ins on our website.
Users can influence the use of cookies. Most browsers have an option to restrict or completely prevent cookies being saved. However, it should be pointed out that use and in particular user comfort will be limited without cookies.
You can manage many online ad cookies from companies via the US site or the EU site .

7.1. Analysis tool

This website uses the open source web analytics service Matomo. Matomo uses technology that enables user recognition across pages to analyze user behavior. The information collected by Matomo about the use of this website is stored on our server. The IP address is anonymized before storage.

With the help of Matomo, we are able to collect and analyze data about the use of our website by website visitors. This allows us to find out, among other things, when which page views were made. We also collect various log files (e.g., IP address, referrer, browser used) and can measure whether our website visitors perform certain actions.

The use of this analysis tool is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the anonymized analysis of user behavior in order to optimize both its web offering and its advertising. If a corresponding consent was requested (e.g. consent to store cookies), the processing is based exclusively on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO; the consent can be revoked at any time.


7.2. Use of Facebook plug-ins

Plug-ins of the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA are integrated on our websites. You can recognise the Facebook plug-ins by the Facebook logo (white “f” on blue tile) on our website. You can find an overview of the Facebook plug-ins here:

When you visit our websites, a direct connection is established between your browser and the Facebook server via the plug-in. This allows Facebook to receive the information that you have visited our websites with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook “Like” button or “Share” button while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our websites on your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to link your visit to our websites with your user account. We would like to point out that we do not have any knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or its use by Facebook. For more information, please see Facebook's privacy policy at

If you do not want Facebook to be able to link your visit to our website to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account before accessing our website.

7.3. Use of YouTube plug-ins

We also use YouTube plug-ins on our website. The operator of the pages is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. A connection to YouTube's servers is established when you visit one of our YouTube plug-in-enabled pages. In the process, the YouTube server is informed which of our pages you have visited and the following information is transferred: IP address and cookie ID, the specific address of the page called up on our websites, language setting of the browser, system date and time of the call-up as well as the identifier of your browser. The data transfer takes place regardless of whether you are registered and logged in to Google. If you are logged in, this data is directly assigned to your account. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.

More information on the handling of user data can be found in YouTube's privacy policy at

7.4. Google Maps API

Our website uses Google Maps API to visually display geographical information on the Contact/Directions page. Google Maps is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
When using Google Maps, information about the use of our website, including your IP address, is sent to and stored by a Google server in the USA. By using this website, you consent to the collection, processing and use of your automatically collected data by Google.
The terms of use for Google Maps can be found at Terms of Use for Google Maps

If you do not want Google Maps to process your personal data, please deactivate JavaScript in your browser. However, please note that you will not be able to use the map in this case.

7.5. Use of Freegeoip

This website uses (“Freegeoip”; technology, an HTTP API made publicly available to software developers. Freegeoip processes your IP address for geolocation and uses a database of IP addresses for this purpose. It is only possible to assign to cities, relevant time zones, latitudes and longitudes. We use this information to personalise our website services.
If you do not wish this, you can object to the use of Freegeoip at any time by contacting us.

8. Storage duration

We only store your personal data for as long as it is necessary to fulfil our obligations towards you. However, due to our retention obligations, we generally store the personal data you provide in relation to orders for seven years after fulfilment of the contract.

If you have only registered for newsletters and the receipt of advertising information in accordance with point 4 and are not a customer of ours, we will store your data until you revoke your consent or for a maximum of three years in the event of inactivity.

9. What rights do you have?

You have the right to receive information in a clear, transparent and easily understandable way about how we process personal data and about your rights as a data subject (Art 13 ff GDPR).

Therefore, you have a right of access to the personal data we process about you. In addition, you have the right to have incorrect data corrected and your data deleted (“right to be forgotten”).

You can also withdraw your consent to the processing of personal data with effect for the future if the processing is based on your consent. You may also have the right to restrict the processing of your data, to object to the processing and to receive the data you have provided in a structured, common and machine-readable format (“data portability”). You have the option of contacting a data protection supervisory authority. The data protection supervisory authority responsible for us is: Austrian Data Protection Authority, Wickenburggasse 8, 1080 Vienna.

Before filing a complaint with the data protection authority or when exercising your or any other questions, please contact us:


proworks Personal & Montageservice Gmbh & Co KG
Ortsstrasse 18
2331 Vösendorf

Tel.: +43 (01) 6985900

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

In order for us to process your request regarding your above-mentioned rights and to ensure that personal data is not disclosed to unauthorised third parties, please send the request with clear identification of your person and a brief description of the scope of the exercise of your data subject rights listed above.

10. Final provisions

In the course of the further development of the internet, we will also adapt these data protection provisions on an ongoing basis. We will announce any changes on the website in good time. Therefore, you should check this privacy policy regularly to keep yourself informed about the current status.

Date: February 2021