Privacy Policy

Data protection declaration for visitors to this website

This declaration describes how the Social Business Hub Styria processes its personal data.

For reasons of readability, the website does not use gender-specific formulations. As far as personal designations are only given in masculine form, they refer to men and women in the same way.

The declaration is aimed at all visitors to this website as well as persons whose personal data we display on this website.

1. Purpose of data processing and related personal data

Personal data is all information that relates to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter “data subject”).

• The purpose of this website is to report on events, offers and current events in the Styrian social business sector. This website therefore stores and displays personal data, in particular names and image data.

• Visiting our website itself is generally possible without providing any personal data.

Data subjects within the meaning of the GDPR are identified or identifiable natural persons whose personal data are processed by the controller.

2. Legal basis for processing

We process the personal data of the data subjects on the basis of our overriding legitimate interest in achieving the purposes mentioned under point 1 (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit.f GDPR).

3. Transmission of your personal data

Insofar as this is absolutely necessary for the purposes mentioned under point 1, we will transmit your personal data to the following recipients:

• IT service providers we use.

• Display of the information on this page on our contact page on Facebook and LinkedIn

• other service providers in the course of evaluating the visitor frequency.

4. Storage period

We generally store the personal data associated with the events permanently in the archive in order to be able to perform our tasks as described in point 1. If you are a visitor to the website, we store your personal data for the purposes of marketing until you object or revoke your consent, provided that the marketing measure is based on your consent.

5. Your rights in connection with personal data

Data subjects are entitled, among other things, (i) to check whether and which personal data we process about them and to receive copies of this data, (ii) to request that their personal data be corrected, supplemented or deleted, insofar as they are incorrect or not processed legally, (iii) to require us to restrict the processing of your personal data, (iv) to object to the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances or to revoke the consent given for the processing beforehand, a revocation being the legality of the prior processing is not affected by the revocation, (v) requesting data portability (vi) knowing the identity of third parties to whom your personal data are transmitted and (vii) submitting a complaint to the data protection authority.

6. Data protection regulations for the application and use of Facebook

Facebook is operated by Meta Platforms, Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA. If an affected person lives outside the USA or Canada, the person responsible for processing personal data is Meta Platforms Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbor, Dublin 2, Ireland.

If the person concerned is logged in to Facebook at the same time, Facebook recognizes which specific subpage of our website the person concerned is visiting each time the relevant website is accessed by the person concerned. This information is collected by the Facebook component and assigned to the respective Facebook account of the person concerned by Facebook. If the person concerned presses one of the Facebook buttons integrated on our website, for example the “Like” button, or if the person concerned makes a comment, Facebook assigns this information to the person’s personal Facebook user account and stores this personal data .

The data policy published by Facebook, which is available at, provides information about the collection, processing and use of personal data by Facebook. It also explains which setting options Facebook offers to protect the privacy of the data subject.

7.Privacy policy on the deployment and use of LinkedIn

You will find plugins from the social network LinkedIn and LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter referred to as “LinkedIn”) on our website. You can recognize the LinkedIn plugins by the corresponding logo or the “Recommend” button. Please note that when you visit our website, the plugin establishes a connection between your respective internet browser and the LinkedIn server. LinkedIn is thus informed that our website has been visited with your IP address. If you click on LinkedIn’s “Recommend” button and are logged into your LinkedIn account at the same time, you have the option of linking content from our website to your LinkedIn profile page.

In doing so, you enable LinkedIn to assign your visit to our website or your user account. Please note that we have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and how it is used by LinkedIn. Further details on the collection of data and your legal options as well as setting options can be found on LinkedIn. These are made available to you at

8. Data protection regulations for the application and use of Google Analytics

The controller has integrated the component Google Analytics with the anonymization function on this website. The purpose of the Google Analytics component is to analyze visitor flows on our website.

Google Analytics is a web analytics service. Among other things, it collects data about the website from which a data subject came to the website, which subpages of the website were accessed, or how often and for how long a subpage was viewed. A web analysis is mainly used to optimize a website and for the cost-benefit analysis of internet advertising. The operator of the Google Analytics component is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, USA.

Google Analytics places a cookie on the data subject’s information technology system. The cookie is used to store personal information, such as the IP address, the access time, the location from which the access originated and the frequency of visits to our website by the person concerned. The person concerned can prevent the setting of cookies by our website at any time by means of a corresponding setting of the internet browser used and thus permanently object to the setting of cookies. Such a setting of the internet browser used would also prevent Google from placing a cookie on the information technology system of the person concerned. In addition, a cookie already set by Google Analytics can be deleted at any time via the internet browser or other software programs.

Further information and the applicable data protection regulations of Google can be found at and at

9. Our contact details

If you have any questions about this statement or would like to make an application, please contact:

Social Business Hub Styria

Mag. Rüdiger Wetzl-Piewald

Schubertstraße 6a, 8010 Graz,

Tel. 0699/19036466