Data protection is very important to VIG and personal data are handled in complete confidence. If we receive data from you through our website, this information is used solely for the purposes you intended and is otherwise not disclosed to third parties.
Privacy notice (last update October 2018)
Data security on the Internet
The World Wide Web is a publicly available system. Each time personal information are voluntarily disclosed online, this is done at your own risk. Your data can be lost on the way or get into the hands of unauthorized persons. Liability on the part of VIG does not exist in such cases.
By using the hyperlinks on the VIG website, it is possible to visit other websites not operated by VIG. Such websites contain information from independent third parties that could be useful and interesting to our website’s visitors. Please note that the respective operators of these websites are solely responsible for their design and contents. VIG assumes no liability whatsoever for such website operators or the information provided by them.
Use of Google Analytics *
Further information can be found under http://www.google.com/intl/en_uk/analytics/tos.html (Google Analytics Terms of Service & Privacy). Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).
(* Source: www.datenschutzbeauftragter-info.de)
We will gladly answer any questions you might have. Please call the following telephone number: +43 (0) 50 390 22000.
Data Protection Officer
What are cookies?
The permissibility of cookies is regulated by section 96(3) of the Austrian Telekommunikationsgesetz (Telecommunications Act) 2003.*
What types of cookies does the Vienna Insurance Group use?
We use two types of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies.
- Session cookies are saved until you close your browser, after which they are automatically deleted from your device.
- Persistent cookies remain on your device for the period of time specified in the cookies. The cookies are deleted after this period and not when you close your browser. Each time you visit our website, the cookies are reactivated. Persistent cookies: confirmation in the header – this is saved for one year.
We use session cookies most frequently, because they are the least disruptive type of cookie. Session cookies are used to improve your user experience when you visit our website. Our website uses very few persistent cookies. Those that are used are mainly for analytical purposes. These cookies show which pages were visited, how many users have visited our website, and help to analyse general user behaviour on our site.
What advantages do cookies deliver for you?
Cookies can be very useful for you, because they increase user friendliness if you visit a particular site several times. If you use the same device and browser for multiple visits to a particular website, the site can adapt the content in line with your interests and requirements.
What happens if you do not accept cookies?