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Privacy Statement

Holzcluster Steiermark GmbH

The protection of your personal data is of special concern to us. We thus process your data solely on the basis of the statutory provisions (GDPR, Austrian Telecommunication Act 2003). In this privacy statement we inform you about the key aspects of data processing at our company.

Personal data

We process your personal data that falls into the following categories of data: contact data, contractual data, billing data, logon data.
Personal data is information which can be used to establish identity. This includes information such as correct names, addresses, postal addresses and telephone numbers. This does not include information that cannot be directly linked to the true identity of an individual (for example, favourite websites or the number of users of a site). Where our website offers the option of entering personal or business data (e-mail addresses, names, mailing addresses), the disclosure of such data by the user is purely voluntary.

Legal basis for consent

You have provided us with data about yourself voluntarily and we will process this data for the following purposes on the basis of your consent:

  • Mailing of a newsletter
  • Information about events
  • News about the branch
  • Networking of event participants

You can revoke this consent at any time. The consequence of revocation is that from this date we will no longer process your data for the above purposes. To revoke your consent, please contact: klausbauer@holzcluster-steiermark.at

Legal basis for performance of contract

The data provided by yourself is required for performance of contract and/or of precontractual measures. Without this data we are unable to conclude the contract with yourself as a Cluster Partner of Holzcluster Steiermark GmbH or to offer you our portfolio of services. We have received data from you for performance of the contract between you and Holzcluster Steiermark GmbH and/or of precontractual measures. The purpose of such data processing is the provision of optimal support to Cluster Partners.

Legal basis for statutory duty

We are obliged to process data which we receive from you on the basis of a statutory duty, namely based on the obligation of data retention in accounting and funding guidelines. Without the provision of your data it is not possible to perform accounting for events or to pay out funding. We have received data about yourself from third parties at your company and will process it on the basis of a statutory duty, namely based on the obligation of data retention in accounting and funding guidelines.

Legal basis for legitimate interests

We process data about yourself on the basis of our legitimate interests in our role as a branch networker to enable us to offer you our portfolio of services.

Storage period/erasure deadline

We will store your data either until our contractual cooperation comes to an end, or until you unsubscribe from the newsletter or until you no longer require further information about the branch.


For such data processing we avail ourselves of third-party data processors.

Data transfer

We pass your data on to the following recipients or categories of recipients:

  • ProHolz Steiermark as the majority shareholder
  • Steirische Wirtschaftsförderungsgesellschaft mbH for compliance with the funding guideline
  • Registered event participants for networking at our events
  • Participating project partners for networking in the framework of branch projects
  • Funding bodies for project documentation


You have the option of subscribing to our newsletter via our website. For this purpose we require your e-mail address, name, company and telephone number, as well as your declaration of consent to mailing of the newsletter. You can cancel your subscription to the newsletter at any time. Please send your notice of cancellation to the following e-mail address: klausbauer@holzcluster-steiermark.at

Amendment of this privacy statement

As this information is subject to the currently applicable legal basis, we reserve the right to amend this privacy statement accordingly at a future date. We recommend that you consult these data protection provisions at regular intervals to ensure that you remain updated about protection of the data acquired by ourselves. By continuing to use these websites and/or maintaining our business relationship you declare your consent to these data protection provisions and their current applicability.

Your rights

You fundamentally enjoy the following rights: the right of access, rectification, erasure, restriction of processing, data portability, revocation and the right to lodge a complaint. If you believe that the processing of your data violates the data protection laws or that your rights under data protection legislation have been otherwise infringed, you can lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority. In Austria this is the Austrian Data Protection Authority.

You can contact us using the following contact data:

Holzcluster Steiermark GmbH
Reininghausstraße 13a
A-8020 Graz
T +43 316/587850