Privacy Policy

We, Fischer Sports GmbH, Fischerstrasse 8, 4910 Ried im Innkreis, Austria (hereinafter referred to as "Fischer Sports"), are the operators of the website We are thus responsible for the collection, processing and use of personal data when you visit our website.

We use your personal data in compliance with the applicable legal requirements on data privacy. This is why we are pleased to explain to you as follows which personal data is collected from you and saved. There is also additional information on how your data is used and what rights you have with regard to the use of your data:


1. Collection and storage of personal data and how and for what purpose it is used


1.1. When visiting our website

 When you visit our website your browser automatically sends data to our website server. These data are temporarily stored in what is called a log file. The following data are automatically registered and saved:

  • IP address of the computer sending the request;
  • date and time of access;
  • name and URL of the file called up;
  • the page from which the data was requested;
  • the operating system of your computer;
  • the name of the browser you use
  • and the name of your internet access provider.


1.2. When registering for the Image Database

Following registration, Fischer Sports makes high-resolution images available to certain user groups for their own use.

The following mandatory information is to be provided:

  • name (first, last),
  • username,
  • email address,
  • country
  • interest group selected,
  • description of intended use.

The data provided at your registration will be kept in our media database till the end of your membership period. You can cancel the membership at any time ( Other than that, data is only kept if there is a legal requirement to do so or we need the data for a legal defense or action.


2. On what basis do we utilize your data?


We process your data according to the applicable legal regulations (GDPR, DSG, TKG 2003). We gather and store personal data only with your consent, or to fulfill a contractual or legal requirement, including our own legal protection.

  • Fulfillment of contractual obligations (art.6, para 1, b.  DSGVO)

In order to fulfill our contractual obligations we must process your personal data. This includes pre-contract information and contact you initiated to request information from us. The intent of this data processing is first and foremost in accordance with our professional products and services. In order to fulfill the conditions of our contract we require, for example, your telephone number or e-mail address in order to initiate contact with you.

  • Based on consent (art 6, para 1, a. DSGVO):

When you grant us your consent to process your data (e.g. in order to receive our newsletter as per § 107 TKG 2003 or for the use of cookies, pursuant to point 5) this processing occurs only for the purposes and agreed upon scope laid out in the respective declaration of consent.

You can retract consent at any time in writing via e-mail or a letter to the address listed below under point 9. This retraction applies to future consent. I.e. Retraction of consent has no legal bearing on the use of your data undertaken prior to the retraction.

  • Fulfillment of legal obligations (art.6, para 1, c.  DSGVO):

Personal data can be processed based on legal requirements (specifically: keeping business communications and documents pertaining to contracts) which we reasonably feel are necessary. These legal requirements can originate, for example, from the official guidelines of “business statutes” (UGB),  “federal submissions requirements” (BAO), or “general civil law” (ABGB). Should your data be kept due to such a legal requirement, they will be deleted only after the requirement is no longer in effect.

  •  Safeguarding our legal interests (art.6, para 1, f.  DSGVO)

If it is necessary to safeguard our legitimate interests or those of a third party, we can process your data. An example of such an interest would be improving our commercial offers to tailor them to those viewing our website. You benefit from more personalized offers and more relevant, meaningful product offerings. Processing your data helps us provide these more relevant, beneficial offers. Our legitimate interest in processing your data also exists for our own and our partners’ marketing goals, development of customer loyalty, or legal direct marketing via a newsletter (those for which no consent is required). Additionally, there is a legitimate interest in processing data within the framework of a legal prosecution as well as internal business needs.


3. Forwarding of information to third parties


Your personal data will only be provided to a third party when it is required to dissolve a contract and legally permissible. Data will also be forwarded only after you have expressly given consent. Third parties would be:

  • Service providers and subcontractors we have engaged (e.g. IT personnel, delivery persons, logistics support), when they require your data in order to complete their tasks. These subcontractors are contractually obligated to protect your data and only use it for their specific assignments.
  • Internally at Fischer Sports only those employees or departments who need your personal data to fulfill specific contractual and legal duties, as well as our legitimate business interests, have access to your data.
  • When legally required to, we will provide your data to civil authorities and offices.

Data will not be shared with a third party under any other circumstances.


4. Cookies & Analysis


We use cookies on our website. These are small files which your browser generates automatically and are saved on your end device (laptop, tablet, smartphone or the like) when you visit our site. Cookies do no harm to your end device, do not contain viruses, Trojans or other malicious software.

The cookie saves information which is created in the respective case in connection with the end device used specifically for our website. This does not mean, however, that we receive direct knowledge of personal data as a result.

The use of cookies does not result in us receiving new personal data about you. Most browsers accept cookies automatically. You can, however, configure your browser so that no cookies are stored on your computer or that a message always appears before a new cookie is saved. Deactivating cookies, however, may result in you not being able to use all the functions on our website.


The following cookies are being used on our website at the present time:

Session cookies

Session cookies are used by the server to save information about the page activities of the user. The anonymous identifier of the current user session is encrypted in the session cookies. It contains no personal information that is not encrypted.

Session cookies are stored in temporary memory and are erased when the browser is closed.

Authentication cookies

Authentication cookies contain the heavily encrypted identifier of the authorized portal user (customer account).

The expiration period of the authentication cookies depends on whether the user has chosen “Save Registration Data” during registration in the Web Shop. If this option has not been selected, the authentication cookie will be deleted when the browser is closed. If this option has not been selected, the expiration period is set at 30 days.

Anti-forgery cookies

Anti-forgery cookies are used to ensure that the current user is in fact the one who filled out the original application. It prevents someone from creating a fake link that an approved user would then activate.

Anti-forgery cookies are deleted when the browser is closed.


5. What are your data protection rights?


We attempt to respond to your questions and requests as quickly as possible. Responses can take up to a month. If the response will take longer than a month we will inform you up front.

5.1 The right to information, transparency, and corrections.

Upon request we will furnish a summary of your personal data that we have processed. Should this data be incomplete or inaccurate you may demand a correction or a completed version.

5.2 The right to data deletion

You may demand the immediate deletion of your personal data, if (i) there is no longer the original requirement for keeping your data (ii) you retract your consent and there is no legal reason for us to process your data (iii) you oppose the processing and there is no compelling, defensible reason for processing (iv) your personal data was illegally processed (v) your personal data must be deleted to meet a legal demand.

5.3 The right to limit processing

You have to the right to demand a restriction on the processing of your personal data if (i) you contest the accuracy of the data due to the length of time we require to confirm its accuracy (ii) the processing is not carried out legally, and in lieu of a deletion, you demand a limitation of the use of the data (iii) we no longer need your data for processing, but you need it for a legal claim, or an initiation or defense of a legal action (iv) you have lodged an objection but it has not yet been established your interests take precedence.

5.4 The right to protest

We can process your data based on legitimate interests (see Point 2 above, among others). In such cases you retain the right to protest the processing of your data. This applies especially when we use your data for direct marketing, such as a newsletter. In the case of a protest we will cease processing your data, unless we can demonstrate compelling, defensible reasons for processing the data, which outweigh your interests, rights, and freedoms (i.e. a balancing of interests); or it is the case that your personal data serve as a legal assertion, or in the bringing or defending of an action.

We use your personal data for direct marketing. You have the right to lodge a protest at any time. In the case of a protest we will not process your data for this purpose (there is no balancing of interests).

5.5 The right to data portability

Under the terms of article 20 DSGVO you have the right to receive data, which you have made available to us, in a structured, transferable format.

5.6 The right to appeal

If you believe that the processing of your personal data violates the terms of data protection rights, or your expectation of data protection has been otherwise infringed upon by our processing of your information you are entitled to raise an appeal with the responsible data protection agency (


6. Information, Correction, Blocking, Deletion


You have a right to information concerning the personal data about you which is stored at our company (up to 24 months) and a right to the correction of incorrect data and a right to its blocking or deletion.

If you require any information about your personal data, wish to have incorrect data corrected, blocked or deleted or have any other questions about the usage of your personal data please send us an email to

You can also contact us as follows:

Fischer Sports GmbH
Fischerstrasse 8
4910 Ried im Innkreis

Telephone +43 7752 909 0
Telefax +43 7752 83500


7. Data Security


Any data which you send personally is transmitted via the widely used and safe standard SSL (Secure Sockets Layer). SSL is a safe and proven standard which is also used for online banking, for example. You can recognise a secure SSL connection by the 's' which is added to http (i.e. https://…) in the address bar of your browser or by the padlock symbol.

We additionally use appropriate technical and organisational security measures to protect your data against random or deliberate manipulation, partial or complete loss, harm or against unauthorised access by third parties. Our safety measures are constantly improved in line with technological developments.


8. Validity and amendments to this Data Privacy Statement


This Data Privacy Statement is currently valid as at 25. May 2018.

The further development of the website or changes to legal/official requirements may necessitate amendments to this Data Privacy Statement.