We are delighted that you are using the city of Leoben’s websites. Please take note of the following information in order to ensure that you are fully informed about the collection and use of usage data and personal data:
Scope of Application
This data privacy statement applies to the leoben.at website as well as to the lust-auf-leoben.at web portal.
Please note that on external platforms and social media channels (Facebook, YouTube, etc.) the data privacy policies of the respective platform shall apply.
Cookies are small text files, which are saved on your computer. We would like to point out that some of these cookies are transferred from our server to your system, whereby it is mostly a matter of so-called “session cookies”. They are characterised by the fact that they are automatically deleted from your hard drive at the end of the browser session. Other cookies remain on your computer and enable us to recognize your computer during your next visit (so-called permanent cookies).
You can reject these cookies at any time provided your browser allows this. Please note that certain functions of this website may only function partially or not work at all if your browser is set to not accept cookies (from our website).
Use of Google Analytics
In order to further improve the content and services of this website, the Google Analytics web analytics tool is used for www.leoben.at and www.lust-auf-leoben.at.
Notice in accordance with the terms and conditions of Google Inc.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files which are stored on your computer and which make it possible to analyse your use of the website. The information created by the cookie relating to your use of this website will, as a rule, be transferred to and stored on a Google server in the USA.
In the event of activation of IP anonymisation on this website, your IP address will first be abbreviated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other states signatory to the agreement concerning the European economic area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on the website activities and to carry out other services in connection with the use of the website and Internet use on behalf of the website operator.
The IP address transmitted from you browser in the framework of Google Analytics will not be consolidated with any other Google data. You can prevent cookies being stored on your computer with an appropriate setting of your browser software; however, we must advise you that in this case you may not be able to make full use of the functions of this website.
Information regarding data protection by Google Analytics (in German).
Furthermore, you can prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie concerning your use of the website (including your IP address) by Google, as well as the processing of the generated data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin provided via the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
Deactivation on mobile phones – opt-out cookie:
You can also prevent the collection of data by Google Analytics by clicking on the link below. By doing so, an opt-out cookie will be set, which prevents the collection of your data during future visits of this website. Click to Opt-out. (Opt-out).
Anonymisation of the IP Address
We would like to point out that this website uses Google Analytics with the extension “_anonymizelp()” so IP addresses are only processed further in abbreviated form to prevent them from being directly linked to a particular individual.
Sharing content via social media
This website contains integrated buttons for sharing pages and articles on social media platforms such as Facebook. By means of these social plugins, services like Facebook, as a rule, immediately record the IP address of the website user and log their further actions on the internet.
On www.leoben.at and www.lust-auf-leoben.at, these plugins are deactivated until you activate them yourself by clicking on them twice. Only then is data transmitted to the respective external platform. We would like to point out that the Municipality of Leoben is not responsible for the data protection terms and privacy settings of external social media platforms.
If you register and create a user account on wohnen.leoben.at, your personal data along with the anonymous session data will be collected and stored. These comprise: name and surname, email address and password (stored in encrypted form) and in the case of institutions, the name of the institution; optionally, a telephone number can be provided.
If you register and create a user account on lust-auf-leoben.at, your personal data along with the anonymous session data will be collected and stored. These comprise: name and surname, email address and password (stored in encrypted form).
The municipality of Leoben will not link personal data with the anonymous session data.
Data Transmission and Data Security
The Municipality of Leoben points out that the transmission of data on the internet, via email, for example, may involve security gaps. Complete protection of data against access by third parties cannot be guaranteed. The Municipality of Leoben shall not assume any liability for damages caused by such security gaps.
In the event of disputes, only the German version of the data privacy statement shall be legally binding. The English version is provided for information purposes only.