Privacy Policy

The following offers a detailed explanation of how Texterous protects the privacy of your personal data. Any storage or use of your data is based on your consent – or statutory authorization, depending on the purpose of such storage or use.

  1. Preliminary Information
    In the following, “GDPR” stands for the EU General Data Protection Regulation.

The following information provides transparent disclosure in compliance with the information requirements where Texterous acts as the controller in collecting, processing, or using personal data.

Texterous provides data subjects with detailed information about the collection of personal data pursuant to Art. 13 (or Art. 14 where applicable) GDPR. This is done in the interest of transparency.

The information below is organized as follows:

  • General information for all target groups
  • Specific information for website visitors
  1. General Information for all Target Groups
    Company name
    Texterous OG

Managing Director
Markus Keiblinger, BSc.

Data Protection Officer
To be announced soon

Address of controller / responsible party
Texterous OG
Schönngasse 14/20
A – 1020 Vienna
European Union
Plantet Earth

Company name of controller for use of Texterous trials and products
The user of the service

Rights of data subjects in any case
In the interests of fair and transparent processing, data subjects should be aware that their rights include the following:

Right of (further) access
Right to rectification, erasure, or restriction of processing
The right to withdraw my consent. To do so, you can contact hi(a t)
Right to data portability
Please refer to Articles 15–22 GDPR for the legal basis of these rights.
If you wish to exercise these rights, please contact hi (a t)
Furthermore, you can file a complaint with a supervisory authority.

Address of the Austrian Data Protection Authority responsible for the federal state in which Texterous is located:
Österreichische Datenschutzbehörde
Barichgasse 40-42,
1030 Wien

Other information
Automated decision-making, including profiling, is not currently used.
If Texterous intends to process personal data for a purpose other than that for which it was collected, Texterous will notify the data subject of this other purpose along with all relevant information before such processing takes place. If the other purpose is consistent with the earlier purposes for which permission was obtained, or if Texterous’ legitimate interests outweigh other considerations, then no separate notification is required.

  1. Specific Information for Website Visitors
    3.1 Use of Cookies
    Basic cookies
    We use basic cookies so that everything on our site works properly. Cookies are small text files that we store on your computer or smartphone. Cookies help you navigate the website quickly and easily. They use only anonymous data and do not allow us to identify you personally.

Would you rather not use basic cookies? This will prevent some website elements from functioning properly. If you still prefer not to use basic cookies, you can disable the use of cookies in your browser settings. Begin by deleting all previously saved cookies, then disable the option to save new cookies.

Disabling cookies
You can control whether cookies are saved and retrieved through your own browser settings. Your browser lets you disable any use of cookies or limit their use to certain websites, for example. You can also configure your browser to automatically alert you as soon as a cookie is offered and ask you how to proceed. You can block or remove individual cookies. For technical reasons, however, this may limit or disable some features of our website.

3.2 Log Files
Texterous follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and this is a part of hosting services‘ analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users‘ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.