Our Privacy Policy

What we do with the personal information we collect

Personal data can be used to identify a person. This includes name, address, postal address, telephone number etc. Any information which does not directly correlate with the true identity of a web user, is not considered personal data.

It is a matter of course for us to adhere to the valid regulations for data protection of personal data. This Privacy Policy also points out how we collect and protect your data and what possibilities you have to find out which personal data we have collected.

If necessary, we ask the user of our website about company, name, first names and other personal information, provided the user utilizes a personalized and/or interactive service.

We use the personal information given in the course of inquiries only within our company. We will not share your personal information with third parties unless this is necessary to fulfill contractual obligations. In any case, we will not share any data with other parties without your explicit approval thereof.


Google reCAPTCHA

We use „Google reCAPTCHA“ (hereafter referred to as „reCAPTCHA“) on our websites. This is a service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland („Google“) and Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”).

reCAPTCHA is used to verify whether the data submitted on our websites (e.g. in a contact form) has been submitted by a human or by an automated program. reCAPTCHA analyzes the behavior of the website user, on the basis of different characteristics. The analysis starts automatically when the user enters the website. reCAPTCHA evaluates various items of information (e.g. IP address, time the user stays on the website or mouse movements).

The data collected during the analysis is forwarded to Google. All reCAPTCHA analyses are carried out in the background. The website user is not informed that the analysis takes place.

Data processing is based on Art. 6, para 1 lit. f GDPR (EU General Data Protection Regulation). The website provider has a legitimate interest to protect his website from misuse in form of automated spying or SPAM.

Please see the following links for further information on Google reCAPTCHA and for the Privacy Policy of Google:

https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/ and


Through the use of this website, you express your consent to the processing of data collected about you by Google in the manner described above for the purpose stated above. We value your trust and will take the greatest possible care to ensure that your privacy is protected.

You are entitled to know what data is collected and can request, at any time, that your data is deleted.


Responsibility for this website

Responsible party in terms of data protection rights:
KS Ing. H. Kristl & Co GmbH
Straßgangerstraße 287, 8053 Graz
E-Mail: office.kristl@kristl.co.at


Use of Cookies

Our website uses so-called cookies. These are small text files that are saved on the device you use for accessing our website. The cookies are used to ensure data security when you visit a website (“mandatory”), to ensure certain functions such as standard language settings (“functional”) and to improve the user experience or the website performance (“performance”)

We use mandatory, functional and performance cookies, in order to make appropriate pre-settings such as selecting a language, saving answers given even if the internet connection is bad or analyzing the performance of the channel which has been used by the visitor to get onto the website. It is absolutely imperative for us to use cookies in order to provide our services and thus fulfill our contract (Art. 6 (1) b) (GDPR). Storage period: Up to 1 month or until the browser session has been finished.

Right to object: You can choose your browser settings and decide yourself whether you allow cookies or object to the use of cookies. Please note that the deactivation of cookies may result in a restricted or non-performance of the website.

The provider of this website can decide individually on the user’s options regarding the use or non-use of cookies. It is within the responsibility of the website provider to use cookies in line with the valid legal regulations. If the provider of the website uses upgrades of external companies, it is the duty of the provider to inform the user about this.


Rights of the persons affected

In as far as the company KS Ing. H. Kristl & Co GmbH, as controller, processes your data, you, as data subject, have certain rights on the legal basis and according to the purpose of data processing, based on chapter III of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), in particular the right to access data (Art. 15 GDPR), the right to rectification (Art. 16 GDPR), the right to erasure (Art. 17 GDPR), the right to restriction of processing (Art. 18 GDPR), the right to data portability (Art. 20 GDPR), the right to object (Art. 21 GDPR). If the processing of your data is based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time, acc. to Art. 7 III GDPR.


Concluding provisions

KS Ing. H. Kristl & Co GmbH reserves the right to adapt this Privacy Policy at any time to ensure that it always complies with the latest requirements and/or to put into operation changes in scope, e.g. when introducing new services.


Contact for any matters concerning our Privacy Policy: 
E-Mail: office.kristl@kristl.co.at