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Responsible for the content:

Austrian Bar
Wollzeile 1-3
1010 Vienna
Austria
Tel: +43 1 535 12 75-0
Fax: +43 1 535 12 75-13
E-mail: rechtsanwaelte@oerak.at
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The Austrian Bar is a public-law corporation established on the basis of the Lawyers' Act (Rechtsanwaltsordnung). The Austrian Bar is represented vis-à-vis third parties by its President, Dr. Rupert Wolff.

Area of Activity

To the extent that the members of the bars are concerned as a whole, or in a way that ventures beyond the area of activities of a single bar, the Austrian Bar is in charge of safeguarding their rights and interests and acts as their representative.

Editorial Policy of the Website

Fostering the objectives of the area of activities.

 

Additional service providers of this website:

RADOK GmbH

1010 Vienna, Wollzeile 1-3
Phone: +43 1 535 12 75
Fax: +43 1 535 12 75-13
E-Mail: office@radok.at 
Website: www.radok.at

Business Register Court: Commercial Court Vienna
Business Register No.: FN 227553 m
VAT No.: ATU 56558567

Archivium GmbH

1010 Vienna, Friedrichstraße 2/8
Phone: +43 1 585 02 60 DW 10
Fax: +43 1 585 02 60 DW 22
E-Mail: office@archivium.at
Website: www.archivium.at

Business name: Archivium Dokumentenarchiv Gesellschaft m.b.H.
Legal form: Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung (limited liability company under Austrian law)
Business Register Court: Commercial Court Vienna
Business Register No.: FN 279290 x
VAT No.: ATU 62788139

 

Copyright Notice

The texts of all pages of this website and their design are protected by Austrian copyright law. All rights, in particular the right of reproduction, distribution and translation, shall be reserved. No part of this website may be copied in any way by means of whatever procedure or stored by means of electronic systems, edited, reproduced or distributed without the written consent of the Austrian Bar. Nevertheless, texts may be downloaded for personal, private or non-commercial use.

Disclaimer

The information provided on this website was carefully checked. Nevertheless, no warranty can be assumed for the fact that all details are complete, accurate and up-to-date at all times.

The information on this website cannot and is not intended to substitute individual legal advice. Legal advice requires that all facts and circumstances of the specific case are known. Therefore, please contact a lawyer enjoying your trust for legal advice.

For third-party content, i.e. in particular for the content of third-party contributions and links to other websites, no liability or responsibility can be assumed.

To the extent that gender-specific forms are used in texts on this website they equally refer to women and men.

 

Data Protection Statement for the website

In as far as our website offers you the option to enter personal data (email addresses, names, addresses), disclosure of that data by the user is on a strictly voluntary basis. The data entered in the member's area under "Data management" will be used for finding a lawyer on the ÖRAK website and can be retrieved and viewed by users of the website. This data can be updated by the members personally or by ÖRAK.

Each user has the right to information about his/her personal data stored, its origins and recipients, the purpose of data processing, as well as a right to rectification, restriction, erasure, objection or portability of such data at any time. The information is free of charge if it concerns current data of a data application and if no earlier request for information has been made in the current year.

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This website uses "cookies" to make our offer more user-friendly, more effective and safer.

A "cookie" is a small text file which we transmit to the cookie file of the browser on the hard disk of your computer via our web server. This enables our website to recognise you as a user when a connection is established between our web server and your browser. Cookies help us to establish the frequency of use and the number of users of our websites. The content of the cookies used by us is limited to an identification number which no longer allows any direct reference to the user. The main objective of a cookie is to identify visitors to the website.

Two types of cookies are used on this website:

  • Session cookies: are temporary cookies which are stored in the cookie file of your browser until you leave our website and which are automatically deleted at the end of your visit.
  • Persistent cookies: are saved on your device and allow us to recognise your browser on your next visit in order to enhance user-friendliness.

You may adjust your browser settings so that you will be informed about the placement of cookies and only allow them on a case-by-case basis, refuse to accept them for specific cases only or generally refuse or automatically delete cookies when you close your browser. The functionality of this website may be restricted as a result of deactivating cookies.

Server logfiles

In order to optimise this website in terms of system performance, user-friendliness and provision of useful information about our services, the website provider automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transfers to us. This includes your internet protocol address (IP address), browser and language settings, operating system, referrer URL, your internet service provider and the date/time.

The legal basis for processing is our legitimate interest to ensure system security, to technically administer the website and to optimise our service quality.

This data will not be combined with personal data sources. We reserve the right to check this data at a later date if and when we learn of specific indications of unlawful use.

Server logs will be stored for a maximum of four weeks.

Use of Matomo

This website uses the open source web analysis service “Matomo”. Matomo serves the purpose of analysing the user-friendliness of our website. The analysis exclusively serves the purpose of finding out more about the usability of our website and improving our service. No personal data is processed for the analyses, in particular no IP addresses. If you do not want your use of our website to be analysed by Matomo, you can object to such analysis. For this purpose Matomo offers a solution where you can submit an opt-out statement by means of one click and ensure that no further analyses will be carried out. By using the opt-out link or the function offered on the target page a cookie will be set to exclude Matomo. This opt-out statement will be valid as long as you do not delete the cookie. The cookie must be set for each browser and computer. If you use our website on multiple devices or in different browsers, we would recommend that you set a cookie for each device and each browser. To activate the opt-out solution please use the following link: vwo.com/opt-out/. The information generated by Matomo about the use of this website will not be disclosed to third parties.

Matomo uses the following cookies: _pk_id (storage period 13 months), _pk_ref (storage period 6 months), _pk_ses (storage period 30 minutes)
 

Information to be provided pursuant to Art 13 GDPR

Controller:

Name:                Österreichischer Rechtsanwaltskammertag
Postal address:  Wollzeile 1-3, 1010 Vienna
Phone number:  +43 1 535 12 75
Email address:   rechtsanwaelte@oerak.at
Website:             https://www.rechtsanwaelte.at/

The contact details of the data protection officer:

Postal address:  Wollzeile 1-3, 1010 Vienna
Phone number:  +43 1 535 12 75
Email address:   dsba@oerak.at

We process personal data of retired lawyers as well as of suppliers, applicants, persons attending events and other data subjects as follows:

Data processing for managing job applications
Data will be processed for performing a contractual relationship and/or on the basis of a legitimate interest. It is the controller's legitimate interest to manage applications and to organise and administer application documents.

General data processing as part of the business relationship
Data will be processed for performing a contractual relationship and on the basis of a legitimate interest and/or on a statutory basis under a business relationship (or for dealing with this business relationship). Your data will be processed for the formal handling of transactions to be made by us, for managing meetings and for examining and evaluating complaints. It is the controller's legitimate interest to carry out and conscientiously perform the tasks assigned to it by law.

Data that is relevant in a specific case will be transmitted on a statutory basis and/or for performance of a contractual relationship. In addition, data will be transmitted to the following categories of recipients:

  • Banks
  • Legal counsels
  • Public accountants, auditors
  • Courts of law
  • Competent administrative authorities
  • The Austrian Court of Audit
  • Third-party funders
  • Contracting parties and business partners
  • Insurance companies
  • Statistics Austria
  • Provision funds, severance pay funds, social security funds, pension funds
  • Transport companies
  • Suppliers
  • Bars
  • Members of Bars
  • Persons attending meetings


Data processing for the purpose of public relations work
Data will be processed on the basis of a statutory obligation and/or your consent and on the basis of a legitimate interest as well as for media and public relations work regarding our own deliverables and services. The legitimate interest refers to the controller's interest in sending you messages to inform you about news, offers and events, on the one hand, and to advertise its own services, on the other hand.

Data that is relevant in a specific case will be transmitted based on your consent.

Data processing for managing events
Data will be processed on the basis of your consent or for performing a contractual relationship where you attend our events, as well as for organising and carrying out events.

During an event we may take photos and make video recordings for documentation purposes. They will be processed based on our legitimate interest in documenting the event and coverage of the same in the media (such as in periodicals, magazines, publications or on websites and social media platforms).

Data that is relevant in a specific case will be transmitted on the basis of your consent and for performance of a contractual relationship. In addition, data will be transmitted to the following categories of recipients:

  • Bars
  • Members of Bars
  • Persons attending events


Data processing as part of the activities as a representative body
Data will be processed on the basis of a statutory duty and for performing a contractual relationship under the on-call service of lawyers, for organising a collective accident insurance and a financial loss liability insurance for legal aid cases, for handling insurance cases and for mailing the Anwaltsblatt [Austrian Lawyers’ Gazette].

Data that is relevant in a specific case will be transmitted on the basis of your consent and for performance of a contractual relationship. In addition, data will be transmitted to the following categories of recipients:

  • Insurance companies
  • Suppliers
  • Bars
  • Members of Bars
  • Federal Ministry of Justice


Data processing as part of fulfilling sovereign tasks
Data is processed on a statutory basis and, pursuant to Section 36 of the Austrian Lawyers' Code [RAO], for keeping a single Austria-wide database, for the purposes of the Bar's pension institutions, as well as for processing and billing special lump-sum fees as defined in Section 16(4) RAO.

Data that is relevant in a specific case will be transmitted on a statutory basis. In addition, data will be transmitted to the following categories of recipients:

  • Courts of law
  • Competent administrative authorities
  • The Austrian Court of Audit
  • Insurance companies
  • Provision funds, severance pay funds, social security funds, pension funds
  • Bars


Additional information:

You have the right to access to information about data stored pursuant to Art 15 GDPR, to rectification of inaccurate data pursuant to Art 16 GDPR, to erasure of data pursuant to Art 17 GDPR, to restriction of processing of data pursuant to Art 18 GDPR, to data portability pursuant to Art 20 GDPR and to object to unreasonable data processing pursuant to Art 21 GDPR.

Where processing is based on a declaration of consent, you may withdraw your consent at any time, which shall not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

You have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority; the competent authority in Austria is the Data Protection Authority [Datenschutzbehörde]. The address is:

Österreichische Datenschutzbehörde
Barichgasse 40-42
1030 Vienna
Phone: +43 1 52 152-0
Email: dsb@dsb.gv.at

We need the data which we ask you to provide for rendering our services under the contractual relationship and or for giving information which you have asked us for or for sending our newsletter and other information. If you do not provide the data collected, we will be unable to render our services.

No automated decision-making, including profiling, will take place. In the case that we process personal data for purposes other than the purpose for which we have collected such data we will notify you thereof and inform you about that other purpose.

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