Privacy Policy

data protection

The use of this website is possible without the provision of personal data.
If you contact us via the form on the website or by e-mail, your data will be stored for six months to process the request and in case of follow-up questions. The protection of your personal data is of special concern to us, so we process your data exclusively on the basis of the legal regulations (DSGVO, TKG 2003). We will not share this information without your consent.

Security of data transmission with https

We use https to transmit data securely on the Internet (data protection through technology design Article 25 paragraph 1 GDPR) Artikel 25 Absatz 1 DSGVO. By using TLS (Transport Layer Security), an encryption protocol for secure data transmission over the Internet, we can ensure the protection of confidential data This safeguard of the data transfer at the small lock symbol top left in the browser and the use of the scheme https (instead of http) as part of our Internet address.


This website does not create cookies.

Web Analytics, Ads, Affiliates

This website does not use services like web analytics, advertisment or affiliates. No brand names are mentioned except for Hahnemühle paper.

EU online dispute resolution

Consumers have the opportunity to file complaints with the European Commission's online dispute resolution platform:
However, we would like to point out that we are not willing or obliged to participate in dispute resolution procedures before a consumer arbitration board.

Liability for contents of this website

We are constantly developing the contents of this website and strive to provide correct and up-to-date information. Unfortunately, we can not assume any liability for the correctness of all content on this website, especially for those provided by third parties. If you notice any problematic or illegal content, please contact us immediately.

Liability for links on this website

Our website contains links to other websites whose content we are not responsible for. Liability for linked websites does not exist for us according to § 17 ECG since we had no knowledge of unlawful activities and we have noticed such illegality also so far and we would remove links immediately if we become aware of illegalities. If you notice unlawful links on our website, please contact us.

Copyright Notice

All contents of this website (pictures, photos, texts, videos) are subject to copyright. Any commercial use is prohibited, private use requires the express written permission of Pius Hofer. If necessary, we will legally prosecute the unauthorized use of parts of the contents of our site.

Photo Credits

The pictures, photos and graphics on this website are protected by copyright. All rights are with Pius Hofer.

Change of privacy policy

The Privacy Policy may change at any time without notice due to changes in the law. Changes are valid from the time of publication.

Rights according to the General Data Protection Regulation

According to the provisions of the GDPR and the Austrian Data Protection Act (DSG), you have the following rights in principle:

  • Right to correction (Article 16 GDPR)
  • Right to cancellation ("Right to be forgotten") (Article 17 GDPR)
  • Right to restriction of processing (Article 18 GDPR)
  • Right to a notification - Obligation to notify in connection with the correction or deletion of personal data or limitation of processing (Article 19 GDPR)
  • Right to data portability (Article 20 GDPR)
  • Right of objection (Article 21 GDPR)
  • Right not to be subjected to a decision based solely on automated processing - including profiling - (Article 22 GDPR)

If you believe that the processing of your data violates data protection law or your data protection claims have otherwise been violated in any way, you can complain to the supervisory authority, which in Austria the data protection authority:

Spam / e-Mail- and telephone marketing (§ 107 (2) TKG, § 6 ECG, § 7 ECG)

Calls, emails and text messages for direct marketing purposes that are not related to the products or services I offer are prohibited. The sending of electronic mail - including SMS - is not permitted without the recipient's prior consent if the sending is for direct advertising purposes.
In the event of violations, legal steps via RTR are taken.