First of all the most important: We from myAustrian virtual do not process, apart from your name, personal data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade-union membership and data concerning health or sex life. We are a well-established and renowned virtual airline (VA) and we would not do anything with your data you would not expect from a virtual airline. Nevertheless it is necessary to protect ourselves by defining legal provisions, in order to, for instance, globally publish your membership on our website or to host our website at webhosters. Please note the meaning of a VA is to compare yourself with your VA collegues, to publish your achievements in the VA and to present and publish your activity in the VA. This and more is to be found in the following provisions which you must accept if you want to become a member of our association and our virtual airline. In the event of discrepancies between the English version of this text and the German version of this text, the German version shall be the sole authentic version and shall prevail.
The applicable law is the Austrian federal law Bundesgesetz über den Schutz personenbezogener Daten (Datenschutzgesetz 2000) as amended, which is incorporating Directive 95/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council into Austrian law. "Auftraggeber" in the sense of this law ("controller" in the sense of the mentioned directive) is the Verein (association) "Austrian Virtual Airlines - Verein zum Betrieb virtueller Fluglinien" (ZVR-Zahl, registration number ZVR-Zahl 384356996); "Betroffener" in the sense of this law ("data subject" in the sense of the mentioned directive) is any person applying for membership in the association by submitting data and every member of the association, as well as any other person submitting data to the association. Should the applicable law contain less restrictive provisions to the controller than similar provisions within this document, the applicable law shall prevail.
The controller reserves its right to make use of processors.
Data subjects submitting data on any part of the website of the association or the virtual airline, whether personal data or business data (e-mail addresses, names, addresses and so on), do so explicitly on a voluntary basis and with the data subject's consent.
Data subjects explicitly approve and give their consent to the processing of the following parts of their personal data, whether in Austria or in any other part of the world:
b) date of birth;
c) contact data (Skype, ICQ, MSN and so on) except e-mail addresses, telephone number, telefax number and postal address;
d) VATSIM ID number and/or IVAO ID number;
e) messages sent through the information and interaction platform on the internet (website, forum);
f) home country and city;
h) online activity within VATSIM and/or IVAO network;
i) association ID number and/or ID virtual airlines ID number;
j) functions and ranks within the association and the virtual airline;
l) warnings and bans;
m) online activity on Teamspeak servers of the association or the virtual airline;
n) posts in the forum;
o) data which is submitted by means of an ACARS client, as well as data derrived therefrom;
p) data beyond mandatorily to submit data which the data subject voluntarily submits.
The controller reserves its right to deny or terminate membership in the association, as well as to deny access to the facilities of the association if certain of the above mentioned data is not provided by the data subject. Data according a) to e) is available only to further data subjects, the controller and processors.
Data subjects explicitly approve and give their consent to the processing by the controller or processors, except disclosure by transmission, of the following parts of their personal data, whether in Austria or in any other part of the world:
a) data mentioned in § 4 letters a to p;
c) e-mail addresses, e-mail addresses, telephone number, telefax number and postal address;
d) authorisation for extended access to specific parts of the association's or the virtual airline's services;
e) other data submitted in the course of application as member or during any kind of communication with the association.
The controller reserves its right to deny or terminate membership in the association, as well as to deny access to the facilities of the association if certain of the above mentioned data is not provided by , the data subject.
All data is processed for the purposes of fulfilling the association's statutes and other rules and principles of the virtual airline. § 4 legitimates in particular the making globally available via website the mentioned data. § 5 legitimates in particular the storage of the mentioned data on the controller's or processors's servers.
In the event the data subject being excluded from the virtual airline due to violating or not following rules and principles of the virtual airline, especially when not submitting a PIREP within the prescribed time, its data will be processed according §§ 4 and 5 up to two years from the date of exclusion. The formal membership in the association is terminated upon erasure of this data. Posts in the forum, in the wiki, on the helpdesk, messages sent through the information and interaction platform on the internet (website, forum) and any other data submitted to the association in the course of communication, as well as data which does not refer directly and unambiguously to the data subject, are excluded from erasure according this paragraph.
Should a person - for whatever reason - gain unauthorised access to data, this person shall inform the association's executive board without delay. The gained information shall be handled confidentially.
The members of the association's executive board (§ 11 of the association statutes) and persons according § 12 para 1 number 9 of the association statutes shall make themselves familiar, take care of and obey the relevant privacy legislation arising from Austrian federal law Datenschutzgesetz 2000.
Data subjects's data available to persons because of their status as further data subject, the controller or a processor must not be processed beyond the scope of § 6 without the data subject's explicit approval and consent.
It is agreed that the association does not take liability for the correct, actual, current and prompt provision of data provided by and automatically retrieved from the VATSIM and/or the IVAO network.
It is explicitily recommended, for reasons of data privacy, to abstain from providing and publishing data other than this data mandatorily required during application as member or registering at the forum. The association does not take liability for a possible misuse of such optional data by third parties.
The usage of data provided by the association in its impressum or likewise information, such as addresses, telephone and fax numbers, e-mail addresses, by third parties for the purpose of sending information which was not explicitly requested by the association is prohibited. The association explicitly reserves legal actions against the originator of such "spam mails".
During registration, application for membership, usage of the forum, wiki, helpdesk and other parts of the website cookies will be used and stored; this is done for the sole purpose of identifying the user and saving certain settings for better usabilty. No other data is collected by these cookies. It is noted that for the purpose of websites access counting the IP address and the user name will be stored. This data will only be used for showing anonymous website access statistics.