Privacy policy

Should you have any questions concerning the protection and security of your data or would like to assert your rights and claims with regard to data protection (e.g. to wish to object to or to correct the usage of your data), please contact us through our contact page.

It is essentially possible to visit our website without providing personal data. Personal data are information that can be used to learn your identity. This includes information such as your legal name, location, postal address, telephone number and does not include information that cannot be directly linked to your true identity (e.g. preferred websites or number of users of a site). You can essentially use our online service without disclosing your identity. Only the information provided by your internet provider (primarily your IP address) is retrieved. We evaluate this information for statistical and market research purposes. 

Furthermore, we only retrieve the personal data that are explicitly and voluntarily provided by visitors to the website. Such information may be provided when, for example, a visitor contacts us via the contact form or subscribes to a newsletter.

We solely use such information for the respective purpose and with adherence to the legal regulations; further processing occurs solely with your consent. You may revoke your consent to the usage of your data at any time.

Data storage:
In conjunction with your access, data are temporarily stored on our server for data protection purposes. Every data set consists of:

  • the name of the requested file
  • a description of the type of web browser used
  • the browser language 
  • a description of the type of operating system used
  • the IP address of the computer that requested the file
  • the date and time of the request
  • the quantity of transferred data
  • the access status (file transferred, file not found, etc.)
  • contents of the form, if applicable

These stored data are solely used for statistical purposes and are never disclosed to third parties. 

With your consent we install small files onto your device to further adapt our page to your needs. These so-called cookies are small text files that neither harm your computer nor contain viruses. Cookies on our webpages do not retrieve any personal data. You may deactivate the usage of cookies in your browser at any time. However, as a result you may not be able to make full use of some functions. 

You can learn more in the browser settings or Help section of your browser.

NameStorage durationPurposePublisher
ktnyCPS1 yearFunctionalKotányi
_ga2 yearsStatisticGoogle
_gid2 yearsStatisticGoogle

With your consent we use the "Facebook Pixel" from Facebook, Inc., 1 Facebook Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA, or if you reside in the EU, Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland ("Facebook"), on our webpage. This allows us to track the actions of users after they have viewed or clicked on a Facebook advertisement. This allows us to determine the effectiveness of the Facebook advertisements for statistical and market research purposes. The data recorded in this manner are anonymous to us, meaning that we do not view personal data, nor are we able to associate these with the identities of individual users. Facebook can use these data for its own marketing purposes, in accordance with Facebook's data usage guideline ( You may allow Facebook and its partners to activate advertisements on and outside of Facebook. A cookie may also be stored on your computer for this purpose.

This consent may only be granted by users who are older than the age of 13 years. If you are younger, we ask that you consult with your legal guardian.

Google Analytics:
This website uses functions from the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies. These are small text files that are stored on your computer and that facilitate analysis of your usage of the website. 

The information about your usage of this website created by the cookie is generally sent to a server in the US and stored there. In the event of IP anonymisation on this website, however, Google will truncate your IP address within Member States of the European Union or in other signatory states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and stored there. 

At the order of the administrator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your usage of the website to compile reports on website activities and to render other services associated with website usage and internet usage for the website administrator. Google does not consolidate the IP address provided by your browser for Google Analytics with other data. You may prevent the storage of cookies via a corresponding setting in your browser software; however, note that in this event you may not be able to make full use of all functions of this website. You may also prevent the cookie from recording data about your usage of the website (including your IP address) for Google as well as the processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link:

You may also change your privacy settings at the following link:

You can find more information in Google's data protection guidelines:

Google Tag Manager:
This website uses the Google Tag Manager. With the Google Tag Manager, marketers can manage website tags via an interface. But the Tag Manager itself, which sets the tags, functions without cookies and does not record any personal data. The Tag Manager solely triggers other tags, which may record data themselves. The respective policies for these third-party providers can be found in this privacy policy. The Google Tag Manager does not use these data. 

You can find more information in Google's data protection guidelines:

This website uses the analysis and feedback tool hotjar (Hotjar Ltd.). Hotjar allows us to further optimise the website through targeted analyses. You can object to the retrieval and storage of data at any time with effect for the future at

Please refer to hotjar's data protection terms and conditions for details on how hotjar handles your personal data as well as your rights in this regard.

You can find more information in hotjar's data protection guidelines:

Application process:
For the complete processing of the application process, the data you have provided are sent to us and processed by us after you have provided consent and pursuant to the legal regulations. 

The data provided solely serve application purposes and are never disclosed to third parties.

In order to subscribe to the Kotányi GmbH newsletter, we require at least your e-mail address to which the newsletter should be sent. Other data are used to personally address you in the newsletter or allow for feedback. We use the double opt-in procedure for sending the newsletter. This means that we will only send you the newsletter if you confirm your subscription after providing your e-mail address by clicking on the link in the e-mail we send to you. This ensures that only you, as the user of the e-mail address provided, can subscribe to the newsletter. You must confirm promptly upon receiving our e-mail, otherwise your e-mail address will be deleted from our database. Until you confirm our newsletter will not accept any further subscriptions with this e-mail address. You may always unsubscribe from the newsletter.

To do so, simply send us an e-mail or click on the link at the bottom of the newsletter. 

Statistical data on newsletter usage are recorded for optimisation purposes. The subscribed newsletters as well as the usage thereof are allocated to the subscriber within the newsletter engine.

The newsletter is sent with "eyepin", a newsletter delivery platform from eyepin GmbH (Billrothstraße 52, 1190 Vienna, Austria). The e-mail addresses of our newsletter recipients as well as the other data described in this policy are stored in eyepin servers in Austria. Eyepin solely processes data pursuant to its privacy policy ( There is no forwarding of personal data to third parties for marketing or market/opinion research purposes.

Links that redirect you away from our website are selected and inspected with the utmost care. However, we accept no liability or responsibility for the contents of the external linked pages.

Disclosure, correction and deletion:
Upon request you will receive free disclosure of which of your personal data we have processed and stored. If your request is associated with the legal obligations for the storage of data (e.g. data retention), you may assert your right to the correction of inaccurate information and the deletion of your personal data.

Rights of data subjects:
Please use our contact form for disclosure as per Art. 15 GDPR (request for access to data).

Data protection objectives & contact information:
Please use the following contact information for general inquiries on the topic of data protection:

Johann-Galler-Straße 11
A - 2120 Wolkersdorf im Weinviertel
Telefon: +43 (2245) 5300-1000
Fax: +43 (2245) 5300-1019
E-Mail: datenschutz(at)