Responsible for Content

Altstadt Vienna
Otto E. Wiesenthal GmbH
Kirchengasse 41
1070 Wien, Austria
Tel.: +43 1 522 66 66
Fax: +43 1 522 66 66 - 66

General Manager: Mag. (FH) Philipp Patzel

Informationspflichten gemäß E-Commerce-Gesetz

Technical Realization

netwerk - Internet advertising agency
netwerk Kreidl GmbH & C0 KG
Dorfstraße 16
A - 6275 Stumm im Zillertal

Art Direction
Büro für Experience Design Markus Mickl

For Altstadt Vienna:
Saskia Wiesenthal
Philipp Patzel

Photo Credits

Photo archive of the Vienna tourist office, 
Markenkommunikation & Internationale Werbung, 
1030 Wien, Austria
Tel.: +43 1 211 14-0



Privacy Declaration


Scope of application

This data privacy statement informs the user of this website about the way, the extent and the purpose of the investigation and use of personal data by the responsible provider on this website (hereinafter "website") The legal fundaments of data protection are found in the German Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the German Telemedia Act (TMG).

Access Data / Server Log Files

The provider, the web space provider respectively, collects data on each access to the website (so called server log files). The data include: Name of the requested web page, file, date and time of the access, amount of transferred data, notification of successful downloads, browser type and version, the operating system of the user, referrer URL (the previously visited page), the IP address and the requesting provider. The provider uses the log data for statistical evaluations for the purpose of operation, safety and the optimisation of the service only. The provider reserves the right, however, to check the log data later, if there is reasonable suspicion of unlawful use due to specific indications.

Handling of personal data

Personal data means information that identifies or is used to identify an individual, including, but not limited to, name, address, telephone number, email address. However, data on preferences, hobbies, memberships or which websites have been viewed by someone are included by personal data, too. The provider collects, uses or forwards personal data via the website only if this is either permitted by a legal provision or disclosed by the user voluntarily and with the user's explicit consent.


When the provider is contacted (for example, via contact form or e-mail), the details of the user are saved for the purpose of processing the request and in case follow-up questions arise.


With the newsletter we will inform you about us and our offers and deals. If you would like to receive the newsletter, we will need a valid e-mail address as well as information which permits the provider to check if the user is the holder of the e-mail address indicated or if the holder of the address indicated agrees to receive the newsletter. More data will not be collected. These data will be used only in the dispatch of the newsletter and will not be disclosed to third parties. By registering for the newsletter, we will store your IP address and the date of registration. This storage is solely for documentation purposes in case a third party abuses an e-mail address and logs on without the knowledge of the person entitled to receive the newsletter. Your consent to the storage of data, e-mail address and as well as the use for the dispatch of this newsletter can be revoked at any time. The revocation can be made via a link in the newsletter itself, in your profile area or by notification to the above contact details.

Inclusion of services and content of third parties

It is possible that contents from third parties such as YouTube videos, maps from Google Maps, RSS feeds or graphics, are integrated from other websites within our online offer. This always requires that the providers of such content (hereinafter referred to as "third-party") utilize the IP address of the user. Without the IP address, the third parties could not send the content to the browser of the respective user. The IP address is mandatory in order to present this content. We try to make only use of such contents, when third parties use the IP address only for the delivery of the contents. However, we have no control, if the third-party saves the IP address for e.g. statistical purposes. If we should be aware of this. we will inform the user about this.


Cookies are small files that allow to store specific information related to the access device of the user (PC, smartphone, etc.) on that device. They support the usability of websites and thus the users (e.g. through storage of login data). Secondly, they serve to collect statistical data on the website's use for analysis and improvement of the service. Users can manage the use of cookies. Most browsers offer the option to restrict or prevent the storage of cookies. However, it is noted that without cookies the website's use and usability can be impaired. You can manage many online advertising cookies of companies on the US site or on the EU site

Targeting/advertising cookies

Advertising cookies are used to deliver adverts that are more relevant to you and your interests. They remind the visitor, if he or she has already visited a website before. They are often linked to website functionalities. Our advertising cookies allow us to analyse your web browsing behaviour, through which we can offer you relevant ads of your interest.

Tailor-made advertising

If you have activated cookies in your browser, we will send you advertising messages that are related to our website. Google and third-party providers show our advertising messages on various internet sites. If you wish to end this tailor-made service, you are requested to visit the network advertising where you can opt out.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of the Google Inc. Google Analytics uses so-called "Cookies", text files which are stored on the user's computer and which allow an analysis of the use of the website by the user. Google Remarketing also uses 'cookies', text files which are stored on your computer and allow a relevant offer of ads. The information generated by cookies about the user's use of the website (including the user's IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google in the U.S.A.. In the case of activation of the IP anonymization on this website, the IP address of users of Google will be shortened within Member States of the European Union or other States party to the Agreement of the European Economic Area. The complete IP address will only be transmitted to a Google server in the USA in exceptional cases and will be shortened there. The IP anonymization is active on this website. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will make use of this information to evaluate the use of the website by users, compiling reports on website activities and to provide other services related to website usage and Internet usage towards the website operator. The IP address, transmitted by Google Analytics from the user's browser, will not be merged with other data of Google. The user is able to refuse the storage of cookies by appropriate settings on his browser software. However, this offer points out to the user that in this case the user possibly cannot use all features of this website. Moreover the user can prevent the registration and transmission of the data generated by the cookies about the user's use of the website (including the user's IP address) to Google and the processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin using the following link: As an alternative to the browser-add-on or browsers on mobile devices, the user can dick on "Deactivate" to prevent the registration by Google on this website in the future. By doing so, an opt-out cookie is stored on the user's device. If the user clears his cookies, he needs to dick on this link again.


This service uses Piwik, an open-source software for statistical analysis of user access. Piwik uses so-called "cookies", i.e. text files that are stored on the user's computer and which enable the analysis of the website's use. The information about the use of this service generated by the cookies is stored on the provider's server in Germany. The IP address is being anonymised immediately after processing and before storage. Users may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate browser settings. However, the provider points out that in this case users may not be able to use all features of this website.

Use of Facebook Social Plugins

This website uses social plugins ("plugins") provided by the social network, operated by Facebook., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook"). The plugins are identifiable by a Facebook logo (white letter "f" on blue background, the word "like" or a thumb up icon) or the notice "Facebook Social Plugin". For a full list of all social Plugins, please see: When you visit a page within this website, that contains a social plugin, your browser will establish a direct connection to Facebook servers. Facebook transfers the plug in content directly to your browser, after which it will be embedded into the website. That is why the provider has no influence on the data gathered by the plugin and he will inform the user according to his state of knowledge: The embedded plugins provide Facebook with the information that a user has accessed through the corresponding page within the website. If the user is logged into Facebook, his visit can be assigned to his Facebook account. If the user interacts with the plugins, for example by clicking on the "Like" button, or by entering a comment, the corresponding information is transmitted from your browser to Facebook and stored there.. Even if a user is not logged into Facebook, it is possible that Facebook will ascertain and store his IP-address. According to Facebook, only anonymized IP-addresses are stored in Germany. For the information on the purpose and scope of data collection and procession by Facebook, as well as the rights of the user in this respect and setting options for protection of the user's privacy, please visit Facebook's privacy policy: If a user is a Facebook member, who does not want Facebook to connect the data concerning his visit to this website with his member data, already stored by Facebook, he should log out of Facebook before entering this website. He can also block Facebook social plugins by using Add-ons, e.g. through the "Facebook Blocker".

Google+ button

This website uses Google +, a social plugin from social network Google Plus, which is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States betrieben wird ("Google"). The Google plugin is marked with the "+1? symbol on a white or blue background. If a user accesses a website that contains a Google plugin, the browser will establish a direct connection to Google's servers. The content of the Google plugin will be transmitted directly to your browser and incorporated into the website. The provider cannot influence the data range that Google has collected with Google+. Google states that no personal data will be collected by them, unless the user clicks on the +1 symbol. Personal data, including the IP-address will only be collected and processed if Google+ members are logged into their Google+ account at the time. Google users can find details on the purpose and scope of data collection and on further processing and use of the data by Google, as well as on their associated rights and setting options to protect their privacy, in the data privacy information about the "+1" plug-in: and on the FAQ page:


This website uses the buttons of the Twitter service. These buttons are offered by Twitter Inc, 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. They can be recognised by means of terms such as "Twitter" or "Follow", and by the blue twitter bird logo. The buttons make it possible to share a text or page from this site on Twitter or to follow the provider on Twitter. When a user visits a website that contacts such a button, the browser will instantly set up a direct connection with the Twitter servers. The content of the Twitter buttons is immediately transferred to the user's browser by Twitter. Consequently the provider has no influence on the volume of data, gathered by Twitter and the provider will inform users according to its state of knowledge. According to Twitter it is only the user's IP-address which is transmitted; its button doesn't collect any personally identifiable data on users. Further information can be found in Twitter's privacy statement on

Revocation, amendments, correction and updates

On request, the user has the right to receive information regarding the personal data that have been stored about him. Additionally, the user has the right to corrections of inaccurate data, blocking and deletion of his personal data, provided there is no legal obligation to retain such data.