Data Privacy Declaration

The protection of your personal data is required by EU & Austrian laws (Datenschutzgesetz DSG adjusted by the Daten-Anpassungsgesetz 2018, General Data Protection Regulation GDPR, Telekommunikationsgesetz TKG 2003). This data protection information informs you about the most important data processing aspects on our website. By using this website you confirm that you agree to the provisions of this data security declaration.

Data processing
We attempt to protect your personal data from loss, theft, abuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, change, manipulation & destruction. Your personal data saved by us are protected by good passwords on the website or internal administration areas, to ensure confidentiality & safety. Our website is hosted by the company (A-5204 Straßwalchen).

Data analysis
We use the web analysis service of Google analytics, certified according to the EU-US Privacy Shield.

Data storage cookies
Cookies are used: cookies are tiny files stored on the hard drive of your computer. The information contained in cookies facilitates the navigation & saves your login data each time you use the website. Some cookies remain on your hard drive until you delete them. You can prevent us from storing cookies on your hard drive by selecting the option "turn off cookies" in your browser settings. However, disabling cookies may restrict certain functions on our website.

Data storage free Amanita newsletter
If you subscribe to the free Amanita newsletter, then the following data are saved: first name, last name, gender, last login, email address/ username & password. The Amanita emails contain web beacons (pixel tags): tiny pictures documenting for instance whether or not an email has been opened. You get an email to confirm your registration: double opt-in. You may cancel the newsletter subscription at any time on the login page. Moreover, ever free newsletter contains an 'unsubscribe' button & you can also tell us directly you want to unsubscribe.

Data storage Amanita premium market letter
If you buy the premium service, then the contract formation & fulfillment requires us to save the following data, for a period of 7 years (retention period according to tax laws): order date & expiration date of subscription, address, payment method, IP address (if provided, then also company name, VAT identification number, phone number). Your login data for the premium area must not be shared. So your IP address is saved during each login using an appropriate degree of pseudonymization, to validate your login credentials have not been shared unjustifiably.

Data transfer to third parties
We will not disclose any personal data you provide to us to any third parties without your express previous consent, with these exceptions:

  • Payment information is processed according to article 4 (7) GDPR by our payment provider Wirecard AG in D-85609 Aschheim (Link). We can’t access to your credit card data & these data are not saved on our server.
  • Of course we have to pass all data received from you to our tax advisor Alpha Consult (A-1180 Wien).
  • If regulatory action or a court order force us to reveal your data, or if required to stop the usage of your service against the provisions of the terms & conditions, especially if the login data for the premium area have been passed on.

Rights, questions, complaints, criticism & suggestions
You enjoy the following rights regarding your data: information, correction, deletion, restriction, transfer, recall, objection & complaint. If you think that our data protection is against the privacy law or your rights have been violated in another way, then please contact us. Your request will only be handled guarantee through registered snail mail. Please find our contact data on every page at the bottom. If you contact us via email or email form then your request is saved at least for 6 months or as required by the 7-year retention period as required by the tax laws.