Privacy Policy

This website is operated by Getzner Textil Aktiengesellschaft (hereinafter referred to as “we” or “ourselves”). This data privacy policy explains how we, as the entity that is deemed to be legally responsible for data privacy under data protection law, process your personally identifiable data in connection with this website.

1. Details of the personally identifiable data we process

In the course of your visit to this website, we will collect the following information: The date and time one of our website pages has been accessed, your IP address, the name and version of your web browser, the website (URL) you visited before accessing this website, certain cookies (see point 2) and all of the information which you actively make available to us, for example by completing the contact form or registering when applying for a vacancy. When you register to apply for a vacancy, you can also make your data available to us via LinkedIn. You are not legally obliged to actually provide the data we ask you for on our website. However, if you fail to do so, you will not be able to use all of the website’s features.

2. Cookies

This website uses so-called cookies. A cookie is a small file that may be stored on your computer when you visit a website. Cookies are generally used in order to be able to offer the users of a website additional features. For example, they may be used to make a website easier to navigate, to allow you to continue to use a website at the point where you last left it and/or to store your preferences and settings when you revisit the website. Cookies cannot access, read or change any other data stored on your computer. Most of the cookies on this website are so-called session cookies. They are automatically deleted as soon as you leave our website. Persistent cookies, on the other hand, remain on your computer until you delete them manually in your browser. We use such persistent cookies in order to be able to recognise you when you visit our website next time round. If you want control over the cookies on your computer, you can change your browser settings accordingly so that you will be notified when a website wants to store a cookie. You can also block or delete cookies that have already been stored on your computer. Please refer to your browser’s “Help” feature if you would like to learn more about how to take these steps. Please note that blocking or deleting cookies interferes with your online experience and may prevent you from being able to use this website in full..

3. Data processing purposes

We will process your personally identifiable information for the following purposes:

  • to make this website available to you and to continously improve and develop this website
  • to be able to generate usage statistics
  • to be able to identify, prevent and investigate attacks on our website
  • to be able to respond to your enquiries
  • When you reply for a vacancy via our recruitment portal: to process your application

4. Legal basis for the processing of this data

The legal basis for the processing of your personally identifiable data is our overriding legitimate interest, which consists of achieving the purposes stated above under point 3a to d. The legal basis for the processing of your personally identifiable data in connection with your application is the necessity to perform certain pre-contractual measures in response to your enquiry (application).

5. Transmission of your personally identifiable data

We will transmit your personal data for the above stated purposes to the following recipients: IT service providers employed by us; with reference to job applications: to the respective Getzner Group company that has the vacancy you are applying for; social media services integrated into our website via plug-ins. Some of the recipients stated above are based in other countries or process your personal data in a country other than your home country. Please note that the level of data protection in other countries may not equal the level of data protection in your home country. However, we will transmit your personal data only to countries that offer an adequate level of data protection as confirmed by the EU Commission; in all other cases, we will implement measures to ensure that all of the recipients have an adequate level of data protection measures in place by means of including the respective standard contractual clauses in the respective contract, for example.

6. Storage period

We will generally store your data for a period of three months. It will be stored for longer only if this is necessary in order to investigate proven attacks on our website. When you register on our website to apply for a vacancy, we will in any case store your data for as long as your account exists and after that for as long as we are legally obliged to.

7. Your rights in connection with personally identifiable data

According to the provisions made under the applicable data protection legislation, you have the right to obtain information about the data stored about you and the right to ask for this data to be corrected, blocked or deleted; you may also limit or object to the processing or transmission of this data. You have the right to file a complaint with a supervisory body in the EU or with the Austrian data protection authority in Vienna if you believe that the European or Austrian data protection laws have been breached.

8. Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service offered by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called cookies, text files that are stored on your computer and allow the analysis of your use of this website. We process your data on the basis of our overriding legitimate interest of generating website access statistics in a cost-efficient and easy way. The information about your use of this website generated by the cookie (including your IP address and the URLs of the web pages accessed) is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. We do not store any of the data collected in connection with Google Analytics. This website uses the option of IP anonymisation offered by Google Analytics. Google will therefore abbreviate/anonymise your IP address as soon as Google gains knowledge of your IP address. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports about the website activities and to perform further services linked to the use of the website and the internet on our behalf. Google will not match the IP address transmitted by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics to other data. You can prevent the storage of cookies through a corresponding setting in your browser software; however, please note that you may not be able to use all of the features of this website to their full extent if you do so. You can also prevent Google from collecting your data in connection with Google Analytics by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available via the following link:

You can also prevent the collection of your data on this website through Google Analytics by clicking on the link below: An opt out cookie will be set that prevents the future collection of your data when you visit this website:

Disable Google Analytics

You can learn more about Google’s terms and conditions of use and Google’s data privacy policy at or at

9.  Use of social media plug-ins

We use social media plug-ins for Facebook, Google+, Twitter, LinkedIn or Xing, for example, on our website. These plug-ins are disabled (“greyed out”). You enable such a plug-in by clicking on it. This will initially transmit your IP address, our website’s URL and cookies to the respective social media service. If you actually want to make use of the plug-in and its features, you need to click on it a second time. We have no detailed knowledge of the purpose and extent of the data collected by the social media service and of how the service processes and uses this data further; this depends on the plug-in features and the social media service’s data privacy policy.

10. Our contact details

Should you have further questions or concerns about the collection of your personally identifiable information, please contact us:

Getzner Textil Aktiengesellschaft
Bleichestraße 1, 6700 Bludenz
T: +43 5552 601

You are also more than welcome to contact our data protection coordinator at

Last update: 12.09.2018

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