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Privacy Policy

The protection of your information is very important to us. The information is, therefore, processed exclusively based on the applicable statutory law provisions GDPR. In this privacy policy, we inform you about the most important aspects of the data processing within our website.


Our Privacy Policy explains how the YoU Embrace consortium collects, uses, and discloses information about you. The terms “we,” “us,” and “our” include all the partners of the YoU Embrace consortium . We use the terms “you,” and “your” to mean any person using our services, attending related events, receiving information from us.


This Privacy Policy applies to the processing of information about users and other individuals that we collect when you use our services and platforms, which means any event, workshop, website, application, or services we offer, or when you communicate with us. This Privacy Policy does not apply to the information that you may provide to third parties, such as users, and others with whom you may share information about yourself.


To make this Privacy Policy easier to understand, we have provided summaries at the beginning of each paragraph. These summaries are not part of the official policy.


1. Collection of Information


We collect information, such as usage statistics, by using cookies, server logs, and similar technologies.


We collect information that you provide directly to us. For example, we collect information that you provide when you create your profile, choose interests or groups, fill out a form, or communicate with us. The types of information that we may collect include your name, username, password, email address, postal address, phone number, payment method data, photos, choices of interests, fields of work, and any other information that you choose to provide. We are processing this information to administer our relationship and provide you with fitting opportunities and to indicate your interest to other users.


We collect log information about your use of services and platforms, including the type of browser that you use; the time, duration and frequency of your access; Platform pages viewed; your IP address; and the page you visited before visiting our Platform.


Device Information: We collect information about the computer or mobile device that you use to access our services and platforms, including the hardware model, operating system and version, unique device identifiers, and mobile network information.


Information Collected by Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies: We and our service providers collect information using various technologies, including cookies and pixel tags (which are also called clear GIFs, web beacons, or pixels). Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive or in device memory that help us improve our Platform and yourexperience, and track usage of our Platform. Pixel tags are electronic images that may be used in our Platform or emails and track usage of our Platform and effectiveness of communications. Two types of cookies are used on this website:Session Cookies: These are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave our website and are automatically deleted after the end of your visit.Persistent cookies: For better usability, cookies are stored on your device and allow us to recognize your browser on your next visit. You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since each browser is a little different, look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of our website.


Web analysis: We, along with third-party vendors such as Google, use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad-impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.Google Analytics This website uses Google Analytics for web analytics. This is a service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”. The information generated by this “cookie” about your use of this website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. By means of EU-Commission standard data protection clauses Google is contractually bound to guarantee a level of protection essentially equivalent to that guaranteed within the EU by the GDPR.


Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity for us, and to provide us with other services related to website activity and internet usage. We also use a pseudonumous assignment to understand your use across devices. However, no personal information will be forwarded to Google. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if required by law or as far as third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Google will not associate your IP address with other Google data. You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; However, please be aware that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.If you do not want information about your website visit to be transmitted to GoogleAnalytics, you have the option of installing a “deactivation add-on” for your browser.In addition, we have made settings that Google Analytics deletes the last part of the IP addresses of visitors to our website. Hereby we do not come into possession of data that allow us to draw conclusions about your person.


You may opt-out of Google Analytics data collection and storage at any time by downloading and installing a browser add-on to disable Google Analytics for your browser. Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles.


They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users.


More information can be found at: or (general informationabout Google Analytics and privacy).


2. Use of InformationSummary

We use information about you to:Operate, improve, promote, and protect Impact Hub Vienna, our service and platform; Communicate with you; and Personalize content.


We may use information about you for various purposes related to operating our service andplatforms, including to:

  • Provide, maintain, and improve our service and platform, including to process transactions, develop new products and services, and manage the performance;

  • Display information about you, for instance, your list of interests / fields of work, which will be visible on your profile physically in the space and online;

  • Personalize our service and platforms, for example, to suggest content in which we think you may be interested;

  • Monitor and analyze trends, usage, and activities about our service and platforms;

  • Detect, investigate, and prevent fraudulent transactions, abuse, and other illegal activities; to protect the rights, property, or safety; to enforce compliance with our policies; and to comply with applicable law and government requests;

  • andPerform accounting and administrative tasks, and enforce or manage legal claims.

We may use information about you for various purposes related to communicating with you, including to:

  • Respond to your comments, questions, and requests, and provide customer service;

  • Communicate with you, in accordance with your account settings, about products, services, and events offered by us and others, to provide news and information that we think will be of interest to you, to conduct online surveys, and to otherwise communicate with you in accordance with Section.

We may use information about you for various other purposes, including to:

  • Provide content, features, or sponsorships that match your profile or interests;

  • Facilitate contests, programs and other promotions;

  • Combine with information that we collect for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy;

  • and Carry out any other purposes described to you at the time that we collected the information.


Our legal basis for collecting and using the information described above will depend on the type of information and the specific context in which we collect it. We process information about you to provide our services in accordance with our Terms and Conditions, for example to allow you to join our community, or to display your profile to other members, and to allow us to send you important service updates. We also process information about you where it is in our legitimate interests to do so and not overridden by your rights (for example, in some cases for direct marketing, fraud prevention, network and information systems security, responding to your communications, the operation of networks of groups by the network administrators, and improving our platforms).In some cases, we may also have a legal obligation to collect information about you, or may otherwise need the information to protect your vital interests or those of another person.We may also process information to comply with a legal requirement or to perform a contract.


3. Sharing of Information

We do not share information about you in any way other than as described in this privacy policy. We may disclose information about you:to members, partners, on our website or on social media services, subject to the choices you may make via your application and service agreements; to our third-party service providers who help us to operate or improve our service and platforms; to authorities to comply with legal obligations and to protect and defend our rights and property; and to an affiliate or successor entity as part of a corporate transaction.We may also share de-identified or aggregated information.


For the purpose of analyzing space performance, user behavior, and other key figures and facts we collect, process and use data from access systems, in particular but not exclusively when and where you entered or left the premises. Such data might also be provided from third parties to us.


We may de-identify or aggregate information about you and share it freely, so that you can no longer be identified. We may also share information about you with your consent or at your direction or where we are legally entitled to do so.


4. Additional Details

With your permission, we may allow others to use technologies that collect information about you to provide analytic services, and to serve ads for services. You may be able to disable the collection or use of this information. We use commercially reasonable efforts to protect your personal information and have implemented technical and organizational measures in line with industry best practices. These precautions relate to protection against unauthorized, unlawful or accidental access, processing, loss, use and manipulation. We cannot guarantee these controls will provide absolute security. Please note that we therefore accept no liability whatsoever for the disclosure of information due to non-caused errors in data transmission and / or unauthorized access by third parties. (for example: hacking of e-mail accounts or telephones, interception of faxes etc.). This privacy policy is periodically updated, and does not apply to third parties.


With your permission, we may allow others to use cookies, web beacons, device identifiers, and other technologies to collect information about your use of our service and platforms and other websites and online services.


We generally retain personal data that we collect from you until the end of our business relationship or till the end of the legally required retention period. If you are a client, potential client, previous client we safe your personal data for marketing until you object or withdraw your consent.


This Privacy Policy does not apply to information that you provide to third parties, such as other members, external event / workshop organizers and network administrators, and others with whom you may share information about you. Our service and platforms may direct you to a third-party service, such as social media services, or a portion of our platforms may be controlled by a third party. Disclosure of information to these third parties is subject to the relevant third party’s privacy policy. We are not responsible for the third-party privacy policy or content, even if we link to those services from our platforms or if we share information with these third parties.


We may modify this Privacy Policy from time to time. When we do, we will provide notice to you by publishing the most current version and revising the date at the top of this page. If we make any material change to this policy, we will provide additional notice to you, such as by sending you an email.


5. Newsletter

You can subscribe to our newsletter via our website. For this, we need your e-mail address and your declaration that you agree to receive the newsletter. Once you have subscribed to the newsletter, we will send you an e-mail with a link to confirm the registration. You can cancel the subscription to the newsletter at any time. We will immediately delete your data about the newsletter dispatch. 


6. Your Data Rights

Irrespective of your nationality or place of residence, among other rights, we grant to you all the rights relating to your personal data that the European General Data Protection Regulation provides for data subjects. These rights include:


THE RIGHT TO ACCESS YOUR DATA: You have the right to request access to the personal data that we have collected about you and to request specific information and insights on how we treat, share, store and otherwise process this personal data.

THE RIGHT TO RECTIFICATION: In the case personal data that we store about you is incorrect, inaccurate, or outdated you have the right to demand that we correct these errors. To exercise this right, it is sufficient to just point the errors out in an email to the address given below.

THE RIGHT TO ERASURE (THE ‘RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN’) / WITHDRAWAL OF CONSENT: This applies, for instance, if your personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or processed or if you withdraw your consent on which the processing is based. To learn more about your “right to be forgotten” read Article 17(1) of the General Data Protection Regulation.


FOR THE MOST PARTS WE ARE PROCESSING YOUR PERSONAL DATA ON THE GROUNDS OF THE CONSENT THAT YOU GIVE US BY READING AND ACCEPTING THIS DATA POLICY OR BY CONCLUSIVE CONDUCT: At all times you are free to withdraw this consent by stating so in an email or by initiating the deletion of your personal profile. 5.4 The right to object to processing of your information, asking us to restrict processing of your information, or requesting the portability of your information.


THE RIGHT TO OPT OUT FROM RECEIVING MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS THAT WE SEND YOU AT ANY TIME: You can exercise this right by selecting the “unsubscribe” or “opt-out” link in the marketing emails we send you. Additionally, you may update your email preferences by changing the settings in your account.


THE RIGHT TO COMPLAIN TO A DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY ABOUT OUR COLLECTION AND USE OF YOUR INFORMATION: For more information, please contact your local data protection authority. Contact details for data protection authorities in the European Union are available here.

THE RIGHT TO COMPLAIN TO A DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY ABOUT OUR COLLECTION AND USE OF YOUR INFORMATION: For more information, please contact your local data protection authority. Contact details for data protection authorities in the European Union are available here.



7. Governing Law

As far as permitted by law, this Data Policy and its terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the data protection laws of Austria and any legal dispute concerning this data policy, its interpretation, and our handling of your personal data shall be adjudicated in Austrian jurisdiction.

8. Contact us

If you want to exercise your rights, have any queries on this policy, wish to contact us or know

further details on how we use personal data, please contact us electronically at:

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