Data protection and privacy policy

Special attention is devoted to safeguarding the personal data of visitors to our website. We process your personal data exclusively in accordance with legal regulations. The data protection policy is designed to provide you with comprehensive information on how our company processes your data, as well as your rights and requirements under data protection laws.

Privacy Principles

  • Protecting your privacy is highly significant for our company.
  • We handle your data with respect and solely for the stated purposes.
  • We are always aware of the significance of the data entrusted to us.
  • We will never disclose your data to third parties without your permission.
  • We rely on proven data protection strategies to prevent data misuse.

Who Receives Your Data?

STUDEN & CO Holding
Ges.m.b.H. Wilhelminenstr. 91/19/2, 1160 Wien, Austria
T: +387 49 233 315, F: +387 49 220 585

Your personal data may only be processed by BIMAL Group. Your personal data will not be published in any other context.

The data will be processed and used if necessary to fulfill our contractual obligations. It may be necessary, on a case-by-case basis, to transmit data to third parties (especially contracted parties) in order to achieve the desired goals.

If we commission a contracted processor, we will nonetheless remain responsible for the protection of your data. All contracted processors are under contractual obligation to keep your data confidential and to process these data within the scope of the performance of services. The contracted processors commissioned by BIMAL Group will only receive your data if these data are necessary to provide the respective services. These may include:

  • IT service providers required for the operation and security of our IT systems
  • Service providers commissioned for programming and maintenance of our website / applicant database / newsletter program / customer database
  • Shipping partners commissioned to deliver printed copies or prizes
  • Advertising and address publishers and print offices for postal mailings or delivery of the annual report

In addition, BIMAL Group may be legally obliged to disclose your data if this is necessary for the establishment, exercise, or defense of the client’s legal claims before legal authorities.

What Data Is Processed and What Is Their Origin?

We process data received from you in the course of initiating and establishing a business relationship. We also process data from companies with which we have an ongoing business relationship.

  • Press Releases – first name, last name, email address
  • Competitions / prize games – title, first name, last name, email, telephone number, street, city, zip code

For What Purposes and on What Legal Basis Are Your Data Collected?

  • Press Releases – BIMAL Group uses press releases for investors and the media to send information, financial news, annual and quarterly reports, and invitations via email.
  • Competitions / prize games – We use the information provided by you to conduct fair competitions. Appropriate terms and conditions for participation in each competition will be specified separately.

To Fulfill Our Contractual or Pre-contractual Obligations:

Your data will be processed for the purposes of sales and distribution of our goods and services, sourcing and logistics, and customer management and analysis. Data will be processed particularly during the initiation phase of business relationships and in the performance of contracts concluded with you.

To Fulfill Our Legal Obligations:

Processing your data is necessary to fulfill various legal obligations set forth in legislative documents.

To Protect Legitimate Interests:

We may process your data beyond the extent necessary for contract performance in order to safeguard our own or a third party’s legitimate interests. Data processing for the protection of legitimate interests includes, for example, advertising or marketing, business management measures, measures taken to improve products and services, administration of a customer database to improve customer services, measures taken to protect against unlawful actions or contract violations, and legal proceedings.

With Your Consent:

If you have allowed us to process your data, it will be processed solely in accordance with the stated purposes and the scope agreed upon in your consent statement. A consent declaration, e.g., for receiving our press releases, may be revoked at any time with future effect, provided that this does not contradict legitimate interests such as retention periods. In this case, please contact us via the email address.

How Long Will Your Data Be Stored?

  • Press Releases – All personal data provided when sending press releases will be deleted once you notify us that you no longer wish to receive our notifications.
  • Competitions – If you have participated in one of our competitions, your data will be stored until the competition deadline expires and will be deleted after the prize has been awarded.

What Are Your Data Protection Rights?

You have the right to information, the right to rectification, erasure, or restriction of processing of your stored data, the right to object to the processing of your data, the right to data portability, and the right to lodge a complaint in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Law, at any time.

Web Analysis


Our website uses so-called “cookies.” These are small text files that are stored on your device through the browser. We use cookies to make our services more user-friendly. Some cookies remain stored on your device even after you leave our website until you delete them. They allow us to recognize your browser on your next visit.

If you do not agree to this, you can set up your browser to inform you whenever cookies are to be set and agree to this only on a case-by-case basis. The necessary settings differ depending on the browser and the device, and they can usually be found in the ‘Support’ section of the device or browser.

Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of our website.

Tracking Tools and the Use of Google Analytics

Analysis tools are used on our website to collect general information about visitors’ usage patterns. This includes, for example, viewed pages, viewing time, linking pages, and general information about your computer system, such as your operating system, screen resolution, browser used, etc. All collected data is stored anonymously and cannot be attributed to you personally. If you do not agree with this anonymous detection of your usage patterns, you can prevent this by deactivating cookies in your browser.

This website also uses Google Analytics, an Internet analysis service provided by Google. Google Analytics uses cookies that enable the analysis of your website usage.

The information generated by the cookies regarding your use of this website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities, and to provide other services related to the use of the website and of the Internet. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if required by law or if third parties process this data on Google’s behalf. You can prevent cookies from being installed by changing the appropriate settings in your browser software; however, please note that, in this case, you may not be able to fully utilize all the functions our website offers. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data collected about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

We hereby inform you that this website uses Google Analytics exclusively in combination with the deactivation add-on “_anonymizeIp()”. Your IP address will not be fully stored. Identification by IP address of the website user by Google Analytics is thereby excluded.

You can object to this by installing the browser add-on for deactivating Google Analytics ( This informs Google Analytics that no information about your website usage should be transmitted to Google Analytics. We will not use tracking tools to collect personal data about you without your permission or transmit such data to third parties and marketing platforms or link the data to your personal data (name, address, etc.).

Social Media Sharing

We do not use plugins for the respective social media services for social sharing functionalities. Instead, we merely set a text or graphics link. These do not transmit any data, such as your IP address, browser used, screen resolution, websites viewed, date and time.

If you click on a social sharing link while logged into your respective social media account, you can share the contents of our pages on your profile. This allows the social media service to assign your visit to our pages to your user account. Please note that as the provider of the pages, we are informed of neither the content of the transmitted data nor their use by the social media service.

Right to Object

You may revoke the right for your anonymous data to be processed by the abovementioned web-based analysis tools at any time so that your visits to our internet sites will no longer be captured.

This requires you to activate the so-called opt-out cookies option. Please click on the following links if you wish to prevent your data from being anonymized and processed:

Alternatively, you can deactivate the use of cookies by third parties by means of the opt-out page of the Network Advertising Initiative –!/

Please note that, in this case, you will no longer have access to the full range of features offered on this website. Further information about Google’s terms and conditions –

Where Can I Assert My Rights?

If you want to assert one of the mentioned rights against us, please contact us In case of doubt, we may request additional information to confirm your identity. This is to protect your rights and privacy.

Am I Required to Provide Data?

The processing of your data is required to complete or fulfill your contract with us. If you do not provide us with this data, we will generally be required to refuse the conclusion of the contract or the execution of the contract or be unable to complete an existing contract and consequently terminate it. However, you are not obliged to give your consent for data processing with regard to data that are not relevant or legally required for the fulfillment of the contract.

Application Data

If you send us your application, your application data will only be made available to authorized persons involved in the application process.