Climatic Wind Tunnel Vienna

RTA is strongly committed to data protection. We will therefore process your data exclusively in accordance with the statutory provisions. This Privacy Policy provides information about the principles we follow when handling data within the company and on our website.

1. Personal data

When you contact RTA or if another legal basis exists in accordance with the GDPR, the data provided by you will be processed in compliance with applicable data protection regulations and civil law provisions. Your data will be processed only to the extent required.

Personal data stored by RTA include all data containing personal or factual details:

  • name,
  • address,
  • email address,
  • telephone number,
  • date of birth (if required),
  • gender,
  • videos and photos recorded as part of RTA events or projects.

Use of this website is generally possible without having to provide personal data.

2. Your rights

You have the following rights:

  • Right to request information about the personal data stored about you, the origin and recipients of these data and the purpose of data processing
  • Right to data portability
  • Right to restriction of processing
  • Right to rectification or blocking of incorrect data and completion (please notify us of any changes in your personal data)
  • Right to erasure of data processed unlawfully
  • Right to withdraw your consent to the use of personal data

Please contact the Data Protection Coordinator specified in section 11 in these cases.

If you are of the opinion that the processing of your personal data by RTA infringes applicable data protection regulations or that your data protection rights have been violated in any other way, you may lodge a complaint with the responsible supervisory authority. The competent authority for Austria is the Data Protection Authority.

3. Data Security

Your personal data are protected using appropriate organisational and technical measures. These measures provide protection in particular against unauthorised, unlawful or accidental access, processing, loss, use and manipulation.

Notwithstanding our efforts to ensure an appropriately high standard of due diligence, it cannot be ruled out that information provided by you online can be accessed and used by other persons.

Please note that we can therefore accept no liability whatsoever for the disclosure of information caused by errors in data transmission that are outside our control and/or unauthorised access by third parties (e.g. hacking of an email account or a telephone).

4. Use of data

We will process the data provided to us only for the purposes covered by your consent or by statutory provisions. Use for statistical purposes shall be excepted provided that the relevant data have been anonymised.

5. Data transfer to third parties

It may be necessary to transfer data to third parties to the extent required in order to meet the legitimate interests of RTA. Your contact details will only be transferred to third parties in compliance with statutory provisions (including but not limited to performance of the contract or pre-contractual project preparation).

The collection or transfer of personal data to governmental institutions and authorities will only be carried out in accordance with mandatory statutory provisions.

Some of the recipients of your personal data mentioned above are located outside Austria or process your personal data there. Other countries may not provide the same level of data protection as Austria. RTA will transfer your personal data only to countries which provide an adequate level of data protection according to the EU Commission, or we will take measures to ensure that all recipients provide an adequate level of data protection.

6. Notification of data breaches

RTA makes every effort to ensure that data breaches are detected early and will notify you or the competent supervisory authority of any breaches, including the data categories concerned.

7. Retention of data

Data will not be retained for longer than necessary for the purpose of performing the contractual or statutory obligations and defending against liability claims.

8. Server log files

Data about access to this website is recorded and saved as server log files in order to optimise this website in terms of system performance and usability. The following data will be logged:

At every visit of this website, log files (website visited; time of access; volume of data sent in bytes; source/reference from which you came to the site; browser used; operating system used; IP address used) are filed and automatically forwarded to the server of this site. This can be prevented in the settings of your individual browser.

Such data cannot be associated with the user unless using additional data sources. RTA Rail Tec Arsenal Fahrzeugversuchsanlage GmbH does not conduct a match of log files with other data sources. The data is processed only for statistical analysis. No profiling is carried out.

We reserve the right to examine the data subsequently if there are concrete indications of unlawful use.

9. Cookies

This website uses "cookies". Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. This enables the website to recognise you as a user when you return to the website.

You can adjust your browser settings in such a way that you are informed about the setting of cookies and allow cookies only in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies in specific cases or in general and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when the browser is closed.

10. Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States .

In case IP-anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. IP anonymisation is active on this website.

Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

The IP address, that your browser conveys within the scope of Google Analytics, will not be associated with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. You can also opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Addon for your current web browser:

As an alternative to the browser Addon or within browsers on mobile devices, you can click this link in order to opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics within this website in the future (the opt-out applies only for the browser in which you set it and within this domain). An opt-out cookie will be stored on your device, which means that you'll have to click this link again if you delete your cookies.

11. Links to other websites

This website contains links to websites of other providers which are not covered by the present Privacy Policy.

12. Contact RTA Data Protection Coordinator

If you have any questions or wish to withdraw your consent, please contact our Data Protection Coordinator:

Katharina Wagner
Tel.: +43 (0)664 80861403
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This Privacy Policy will be amended from time to time. Date of last update: 24 May 2018
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