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Data privacy statement and consent to the use of data

for the websites and online shop of Salzwelten GmbH, FN 55025w, Salzbergstraße 21, 4830 Hallstatt

1. Introduction

The protection of your privacy is important to us. Salinen Austria Aktiengesellschaft, FN 112541 b, Steinkogelstraße 30, 4802 Ebensee („SAAG“) will strictly abide by the statutory data protection provisions when processing your personal details. We have also taken technical and organisational measures to protect your details against loss, manipulation or unauthorised access.

The data protection provisions below apply to all use of the Salzwelten websites and the online shop at

2. Responsible body and contact

The body responsible for processing your personal details is Salzwelten GmbH, company registration number 55025w, Salzbergstraße 21, 4830 Hallstatt. If you have questions about data protection, please contact or send us your query by post.

3. Collection, processing and use of personal data

3.1. We collect personal data if you provide this to us voluntarily in the context of your order or when contacting us (e.g. via our contact form or by email). The data that we collect is evident from the respective input forms. This includes in particular your name, date of birth, email address, phone and/or fax number, your address for invoicing and delivery, and your payment information. We wish to point out that the personal data collected is stored in Austria on behalf of Salzwelten on a server belonging to Salinen Austria Aktiengesellschaft – an affiliated group company within the Salinen Austria Group.

You expressly consent to the collection, processing and use of the personal details you have provided for the following purposes and on the following terms.

This consent can be revoked at any time in writing by letter to Salzwelten GmbH, FN 55025w, Salzbergstraße 21, 4830 Hallstatt or by email to

3.2. We use the details you have provided to us for fully processing the contract and for dealing with your enquiries, internal market research and marketing purposes, customer care, statistical purposes and improving the customer-friendliness of the websites and online shop.

3.3. For the fulfilment of the agreement we will pass your details on to the shipping company instructed to undertake the delivery insofar as this is necessary for the delivery of the ordered goods. For processing payments, we will forward the payment details necessary for this to the financial institution instructed to handle the payment and/or the payment services provider instructed by us or the payment service selected by you during the order process respectively. Your details will not be passed on to other third parties without your agreement.

4. Right of information and deletion

We will store your details for as long as is necessary for the fulfilment of the purposes stated above or as long as we are obliged to do so by law. After this your personal details will be deleted. You also have the right to request information about your personal details that we have stored. If your details should be incorrect, incomplete or not relevant, we will correct or delete these on request. Please note that your details cannot be deleted in full in cases where there is a statutory duty of retention.

5. Use of cookies

To make visiting our website attractive and enable the use of certain functions we use cookies, which are small text files that are stored on your end device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted again at the end of the browser session, in other words after you close your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies will remain on your end device and enable us to recognise your browser on your next visit (persistent cookies). You can adjust your browser settings so that you are informed when cookies are installed and are able to decide individually about accepting cookies or excluding cookies, either in particular cases or generally. If you do not accept cookies, this might limit the functionality of our website.

We also use cookies from third party providers in order to record data in aggregate form with analysis tools such as Google Analytics. This involves both permanent and temporary cookies.

6. Web analysis

We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ( Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer to help the website analyse how you use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will normally be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. If the IP anonymization on this website is enabled, your IP address will be abridged by Google beforehand within the member states of the European Union or in other states signatory to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to Google for storage on servers in the United States and abridged there. The IP anonymization on this website is enabled. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services for website operators relating to website activity and internet usage. Google will not associate your IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; however, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent the acquisition of data relating to the use of the website (including your IP address) generated by the cookies and the processing of such data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in from the following address: As an alternative to the browser plugin, you can click on this link to prevent data collection by Google Analytics on this website in future. This will place an opt-out cookie on your end device. If you delete your cookies, you will need to click on the link again.

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