Privacy policy

Privacy policy

Notifications according to DSGVO with effect from 25. 5. 2018

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ekey biometric systems GmbH
Lunzerstraße 89, A-4030 Linz

Telephone: +43 732 890 500 2000

Authorized representative managing director:
Dr. Leopold Gallner
Mag. Michael Gallner-Holzmann
Raphaela Gallner, MSc, MA

legal form: limited liability company
Seat: Linz/Austria
Company registration number: FN 229357s
at the Provincial Commercial Court of Linz
Sales tax identification number:
ATU 622 581 58

ekey biometric systems GmbH
EURO PLAZA, Am Euro Platz 2, A-1120 Vienna

Telephone: +43 732 890 500 – 0


ekey biometric systems Srl.
Via Perathoner 31, 35/A, I-39100 Bolzano

Telephone: +39 0471 922 712

Authorized representative managing director:
Dr. Leopold Gallner

Sales tax identification number:
IT 0276 3560 212

Switzerland & Liechtenstein

ekey biometric systems Schweiz AG
Schaanerstrasse 13, FL-9490 Vaduz

Telephone: +423 235 08 80

Authorized representative managing director:
Hans Potetz

Sales tax identification number:
CH 562 35


ekey biometric systems Deutschland GmbH
Industriestraße 10, D-61118 Bad Vilbel

Telephone: +49 6187 90696 0

Authorized representative managing director:
Dr. Leopold Gallner

register court: AG Hanau
register number: HRB 91006
Sales tax identification number:
DE 813 892 513

Slovenia/Eastern Adriatic countries

ekey biometric systems d.o.o.
Vodovodna cesta 99, SLO-1000 Ljubljana

Telephone: +386 1 530 94 89

Authorized representative managing director:
Igor Sterle

Sales tax identification number:
SI 128 67 608

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ekey biometric systems does not represent any of the other websites which can be reached via this website and consequently does not accept any responsibility for the content and use of such websites or the information contained therein. ekey biometric systems is not liable to anyone for any form of loss or damage arising from the use or reliance on information provided on such a website.


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Google Analytics

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Privacy policy for Facebook in detail

Jointly responsible for the operation of the “ekey biometrics systems” Facebook page and the ” ekey user” Facebook group are in the sense of the DSGVO as well as other data protection regulations:

Facebook Ireland Ltd. (hereinafter “Facebook”)
4 Grand Canal Square
Grand Canal Harbour Dublin 2

ekey biometric systems GmbH
Lunzerstrasse 89
4030 Linz

Information about “ekey biometric systems” Facebook page or “ekey user” Facebook group:

ekey biometric systems GmbH operates this page or group to draw attention to products and to contact you as a visitor or member of this Facebook page or Facebook group as well as websites of ekey biometric systems GmbH. Further information about ekey biometric systems GmbH and our activities etc. can be found on our website at

ekey biometric systems GmbH as the operator of the Facebook page or Facebook group has no interest in the collection and further processing of your individual personal data for analysis or marketing purposes. Further information on the handling of personal data can be found at Data storage. The operation of this Facebook page or Facebook group, including the processing of users’ personal data, is based on ekey biometric systems GmbH’s justified interest in a modern and supportive information and interaction option for and with our users and visitors in accordance with the German Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz). Article 6(2) 1 lit. (f) DSGVO.

Processing of personal data by Facebook

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled in its judgment of 5 June 2018 that the operator of a Facebook page is jointly and severally responsible with Facebook for the processing of personal data. ang=DE&mode=req&dir=&occ=first&part=1&cid=298398

We/we are aware that Facebook processes user data for the following purposes:

▪ Advertising (analysis, creation of personalised advertising)
▪ Creation of user profiles
▪ Market research.

Facebook uses cookies to store and further process this information, i.e. small text files that are stored on the various end devices of users. If a user has a Facebook profile and is logged in to it, the storage and analysis is also carried out across devices.
possibilities of contradiction (so-called opt-out) can be made here:

and here
can be set.

Facebook Inc., the U.S. parent company of Facebook Ireland Ltd. is certified under the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield and thus promises to comply with European data protection guidelines. Further information on Facebook’s privacy shield status can be found here:

The transmission and further processing of personal data of the users to third countries, such as the USA, as well as the possible risks for the users associated with this cannot be excluded by me/us as operator of the site.

Statistical data

Via the so-called “Insights” on the Facebook page or “Group Insights”, statistical data of various categories can be called up for ekey biometric systems GmbH. These statistics are generated and provided by Facebook. As the operator of the site, ekey biometric systems GmbH has no influence on the creation and presentation of the site. ekey biometric systems GmbH cannot switch off this function or prevent the generation and processing of the data. For a selectable period of time and for the categories fans, subscribers, persons reached and interacting persons, the following data will be provided by Facebook in relation to this Facebook page or Facebook group:

Facebook Page: Total number of page views, “Like” information, page activity, post interactions, reach, video views, post reach, comments, shared content, responses, proportion of men and women, country and city of origin, language, shop views and clicks, clicks on route planners, clicks on phone numbers.

Facebook Group: Number of members, Number of new members, Name and profile information of members, Number of posts and other interactions, Popular days and times of interactions, Number of membership requests, Number of active members, Most active contributing members, Most popular posts, Distribution of members by gender and age, and by their country and location.

Due to the constant development of Facebook, the availability and processing of data is changing, so that ekey biometric systems GmbH would like to refer you to the above-mentioned Facebook privacy policy for further details. ekey biometric systems GmbH uses this data available in aggregated form to make contributions and activities on the Facebook page more attractive for users. For example, ekey biometric systems GmbH uses distributions according to age and gender for an adapted approach and the users’ preferred visiting times for a time-optimised planning of the contributions. Information about the type of end devices used by visitors helps ekey biometric systems GmbH to adapt the contributions optically and creatively. According to the Facebook terms of use, which every user has agreed to when creating a Facebook profile, ekey biometric systems GmbH can identify the subscribers and fans of the site or members of the group and view their profiles and other shared information from them. ekey biometric systems GmbH uses the information about the most active participants in the group to address them specifically on topics dealt with in the group.

User rights

If you have questions about your rights, please contact Facebook directly. You have a right to free information about your personal data stored on Facebook and, if applicable, a right to correction, restriction of processing or deletion of this data. You also have the right to data transferability. Finally, you also have the right to complain about the processing of your personal data by Facebook to the data protection supervisory authority. If requests for information are made to ekey biometric systems GmbH as the site operator, ekey biometric systems GmbH is obliged by the supplementary agreement with Facebook to forward these requests – whether from private individuals or authorities – to Facebook within 7 days. This also results from the above mentioned controller addendum

If you require support or have any other questions, please contact ekey biometric systems GmbH by e-mail at If you no longer wish to receive the data processing described here in the future, then please cancel the connection of your user profile to the “ekey biometric systems” page by using the function “I no longer like this page” or please leave the “ekey user” group.


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