We take protection of data privacy seriously.
Secure Socket Layer is the technology which makes shopping in the ORF-Shop so secure. All the sensitive information, such as your credit card data are encoded during the ordering procedure and only your computer and our webserver know the code. The ORF-Shop guarantees your privacy, the protection of your data and the utmost security when ordering from us.
ORF-Shop wants to create a pleasant shopping experience for all its customers. This includes foremost to ensure the privacy of every individual an to protect private data. Our first care is to ensure that the privacy of all users is respected. So we use all technical means to prevent any danger to data integrity.
If you register with ORF-Shop it's necessary to submit private data. According to the Datenschutzgesetz 2000 (data privacy act) we treat this data as strictly confidential. We only asses the data for the sake of order transactions. ORF-Shop will never without previous approval of the user exploit or forward personal details, except ORF-Shop is in good faith that this is mandatory to process the order or to fulfill legal obligations, to protect the right and proberty of ORF-Shop or to protect the interests of the other users.
You can visit all product pages without giving any personal data.
ORF-Shop works with secure data networks, that are protected with firewalls as well as passwords. Only selected staff can assess the data. All personnel is obliged to nondisclosure–by law and by contract of employment.
ORF-Shop assures all users to do everything that's organisationally and technically possible to protect data from misuse, loss and change.
Cookies save personal options for the website. They can also be used to identify users and to record patterns of use. There are temporary and permanent cookies. Temporary cookies are deleted when closing the browser session or at a time that is defined in the cookie itself. Permanent cookies are permanently by the browser.
Blocking and Deleting of Cookies
All established browsers offer solutions to block cookies in general or to block cookies from other parties (e.g. marketing agencies). Saved cookies can be deleted in the browser at any time.
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Blocking of cookies can affect the user experience on shop.ORF.at.
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On shop.ORF.at two kinds of functional cookies are used: cookies for display and cookies for authentification.
Cookies for display are cookies that save information on the display of the pages on shop.ORF.at, usually after a user made a respective choice. These cookies will permantly saved in the browser.
Cookies for authentification are used to check, if a user is logged in another ORF.at website, e.g. debatte.ORF.at. The cookies only hold the information, if the user is logged in, no other data like email-adress or password. At the end of a browser visit these cookies are deleted.
Cookies for analysis
Cookies are also used by the registered society "Österreichische Webanalyse" (ÖWA) to collect statistical data for shop.ORF.at. ÖWA deploys a standardised measurement method to gather statistical data and measure reach. To do this ÖWA saves a cookie in the user's browser. Only anonymous data is collected and is processed anonymously. No IP-adresses are saved in this measurement process.
ÖWA publishes the users' statistics monthly on www.oewa.at (in German).
Cookies from Third Parties
Some pages on ORF.at can contain contents of third parties like status updates from Twitter, Fotos from Instragram, Videos from YouThube and Maps from Google.