Privacy Policy

Last Updated On: 17th March 2023

The British Community Association Vienna- Vereinigung der Briten in Wien (ZVR: 108053152) is a non-profit Association based in Vienna, Austria. The purpose of the Association is to offer British citizens living in Vienna, their partners and families a platform for social, cultural and similar events. This privacy policy will explain how our Association uses the personal data we collect from you when you visit our website.


What data do we collect?

Our Association collects the following data:

  • Personal identification information (Name, address, email address, phone number, etc.)
  • Contact and Feedback information.
  • Comments and feedback to blogs and articles we produce.
  • IP Addresses

How do we collect your data?

You directly provide our Association with most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:

  • Register online.
  • Provide us with a membership application form.
  • Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies.
  • Voluntarily complete a membership survey or provide feedback on any of our message boards or via email.

Our Association may also receive your data indirectly from the following sources:

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How will we use your data?

Our Association collects your data so that we can:

  • Manage the website
  • Manage your membership
  • Email you our regular newsletters, inform you have events we are running and any other information we think you might like.

If you agree, our Association will share your data with our partner Associations so that they may offer you their products and services.

  • N/A

When our Association processes your membership or event payment, it may send your data to and also use the resulting information from, credit reference agencies to prevent fraudulent purchases.

How do we store your data?

Our Association securely stores your data at our hosting platform based in the EU (peaknetworks Hosting GmbH) – You can find out more about data processing at this provider in the their Privacy Policy.

Our Association will keep your data for 90 days to 2 years after users terminate their accounts/membership or for as long as we need it to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected as detailed in this Privacy Policy.


Our Association would like to send you regular newsletters and information about events; you may always opt out later.

You have the right at any time to stop our Association from contacting you with newsletters and events information.

If you no longer wish to be contacted regarding newsletters and events please contact us (see below)

What are your data protection rights?

Our Association would like to make sure you are fully aware of all your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access – You have the right to request Our Association for copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that our Association correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request our Association to complete the information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure – You have the right to request that our Association erase your personal data, under certain conditions. However in some cases, this may not technically be possibly

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that our Association restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to our Association’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that our Association transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at our email:

Email us: Data Protection Officer at

Or write to us: British Community Association of Vienna, Karl-Toldt-Weg 33, 1140 Vienna, Austria


Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behaviour information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology

For further information, visit

How do we use cookies?

Our Association uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including:

  • Keeping you signed in
  • Understanding how you use our website

What type of cookies do we use?

There are several different types of cookies, however, our website may make use of the following types:

  • Necessary – Some cookies are necessary to ensure the correct functioning of the website.
  • Functionality – Our Association may use these cookies so that we recognize you on our website and remember your previously selected preferences. These could include what language you prefer and location you are in. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies may be used.

There are several different types of cookies including first party and third-party cookies. First-party cookies are created directly by our site, third-party cookies are created by partner websites (e.g. Google Analytics). Each cookie must be evaluated individually, as each cookie stores different data. Also, the expiration time of a cookie varies from a few minutes to a few years. Cookies are not software programs and do not contain viruses, Trojans or other “pests”. Cookies also cannot access information from your PC.

How to manage cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result. Below are some instructions on how to remove cookies for some of the more common browsers:




Microsoft Edge:


You can change your cookie preferences any time by clicking the cookie setting button on the website. This will let you revisit the cookie consent banner and change your preferences or withdraw your consent right away.

Privacy policies of other websites

Our Association website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

Our Association keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about our Association’s privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Email us at:

Or write to us at:  British Community Association of Vienna, Karl-Toldt-Weg 33, 1140 Vienna, Austria.

How to contact the appropriate authority

Should you wish to report a complaint or if you feel that Our Association has not addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner, you may contact the Austria Data Protection Authority:

Österreichische Datenschutzbehörde
Barichgasse 40-42, 1030 Vienna
Phone: +43 1 52 152-0
Email address:

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