Accounting and Taxing for companies and individuals in Austria and Liechtenstein

Privacy Policy

This declaration describes how Mag. Maria Bergt, 6421 Rietz, Oberlechen 26, hereinafter: "we", process your personal data. The declaration is addressed to our existing and former clients, interested parties and potential future clients, as well as their respective shareholders, bodies and other employees.

1. purposes of data processing

We will process your personal data for the following purposes:


  • For the establishment, administration and processing of the business relationship;
  • to strengthen the existing client relationship or to establish a new client relationship or to approach interested parties, including information about current legal developments and our range of services (marketing);
  • in the case of an already existing assignment, for the internal organization and claims management of the law firm;


and, in each case, as instructed by the client

  • to carry out payroll accounting for clients (including monthly payroll accounting, monthly and annual reports to the authorities, etc.)
  • to perform financial and business accounting for clients;
  • to perform consulting and representation activities in the field of tax law and economic matters;
  • to provide advice and representation in social insurance contribution, insurance and benefit matters,
  • representation before administrative courts and administrative authorities and before legally recognized churches and religious communities in matters of
  • contribution matters and before all other institutions acting on behalf of public authorities, and
  • for other consulting as well as for the assumption of trustee tasks and for the administration of assets within the scope of authorization of § 2 WTBG 2017,
  • as well as for any commissioned task according to § 2 WTBG 2017.


Insofar as we collect your personal data from you ourselves, the provision of your data is in principle voluntary. However, we will not be able to fulfill our mission, or not completely, if you do not provide your personal data.

2. legal basis of the processing

If you are an interested party or potential future client, we will only process your contact data for the purpose of direct marketing by sending you electronic mail or contacting you by telephone with your consent pursuant to Art.6 para.1 lit.a of the General Data Protection Regulation ("DSGVO").


If you are our client, we process your personal data because this is necessary to fulfill the contract concluded with you (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO).

In other respects, we process your personal data on the basis of our overriding legitimate interest in achieving the purposes set out under point 1
purposes mentioned above (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO) and on the
legal basis of the WTBG 2017 (Art. 9 (2) lit. g DSGVO).

3. transmission of your personal data

Insofar as this is absolutely necessary for the purposes mentioned under point 1,
we will transmit your personal data to the following recipients:

  • IT service providers used by us as well as other service providers in connection with marketing activities,
  • Administrative authorities, courts and public law bodies,
  • auditors for the purpose of auditing,
  • insurance companies on the occasion of the conclusion of an insurance contract concerning the
    performance or the occurrence of an insured event (e.g.liability insurance),
  • clients, as far as it concerns data of the shareholders, organs and other employees of the respective client,
  • cooperation partners and legal representatives working for us,
  • other recipients specified by the client (e.g. group companies of the client),
  • additionally, in the case of personal data of employees of our clients in the area of payroll accounting:
    • Creditors of the employee as well as other parties involved in any related legal proceedings, also in the case of voluntary salary assignments for due claims,
    • Organs of company and statutory representation of interests,
    • insurance institutions within the framework of an existing group or individual insurance as well as employee provision funds (MVK),
    • banks involved in the payment to the employee or to third parties,
    • company doctors and pension funds,
    • co-insured persons ans
  • additionally in the field of financial and business accounting for clients:
    • Collection agencies for debt recovery,
    • banks on behalf of the client,
    • Factoring companies, assignees and leasing companies.


Some of the recipients listed above may be located outside of Austria or may process your personal data outside of Austria.
The level of data protection in other countries may
not the same as in Austria. We therefore take measures to ensure that all recipients provide an adequate level of data protection. To this end, we conclude standard contractual clauses (2010/87/EC and/or 2004/915/EC), for example. These are available upon request (see point 6).

4. storage period

We generally store your personal data until the termination of the business
of the business relationship in the context of which we collected your data or until the expiry of the applicable statutory limitation and retention periods; furthermore, until the termination of any legal disputes in which the data is required as evidence.
Insofar as you are a client, former client, prospective client or potential future client or a contact person at one of the aforementioned, we will store your personal data for the purposes of marketing until you object or revoke your consent, insofar as the marketing activity is based on your consent.

5. your rights in connection with personal data

Among other things, you are entitled to.
(I) to check whether and which personal data we process about you and to obtain copies of such data,
to request the correction, amendment, or deletion of your personal data, insofar as they are incorrect or are not processed in accordance with the law,
(III) require us to restrict the processing of your personal data,
object, in certain circumstances, to the processing of your personal data or revoke consent previously given for the processing, provided that a revocation shall not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out prior to the revocation,
(V) to request data portability, to the extent you are our client
(VI) know the identity of any third party to whom your personal data is transferred; and
(VII) lodge a complaint with the data protection authority

6 You can reach us at the following contact details

Maria Bergt
Oberlechen 26
6421 Rietz