Data Protection

Data Protection Statement

Your right to be informed

Protecting your personal data is a matter of great concern to us. We process your data exclusively in accordance with the legal requirements (GDPR, Telecommunications Act 2003). This Data Protection Statement provides you with information about the most important aspects of data processing with regard to our website.

Contacting us

If you contact us via the form on our website or by email, the data you provide us for the purpose of the processing of your enquiry and follow-up questions will be stored for six months. We do not share this data without your consent.

Storage of data

Please note that for easier placement of an order and its subsequent processing by the webshop operator, the IP data of the internet subscriber as well as the name, address and credit card number of the buyer are stored using cookies.

We also store the following data to process your order: email address and telephone number. The data you provide is required to fulfil your order and/or carry out activities leading up to the order. Without this data, we cannot complete your order. A transfer of data to third parties does not occur with the exception of the transfer of credit card data to 1) the banking institution/payment service provider to debit the purchase price, 2) the carrier contracted to deliver the purchase and 3) our tax accountant to fulfil our tax liabilities.

After a purchasing process has been broken off, the data we have stored is deleted. When an order is completed, all data concerning the contractual relationship is stored until the end of the tax record retention period (7 years).

The data name, address, articles purchased and date of purchase are stored until the end of the product liability period (10 years). Data is processed in accordance with the legal requirements of § 96 Par. 3 of the Telecommunications Act and Art. 6 par. 1 lit. a (consent) and/or lit. b (necessary for performance of a contract) of the GDPR.


Our website uses so-called cookies. These are small text files that are saved on your device by the browser. They do not cause any damage.

We use cookies to make our website user-friendly. Some cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. They enable us to recognize your browser the next time you visit our site.

If you do not want this, you can set up your browser so that it informs you about the placement of cookies and asks for your permission in each case.

Deactivating cookies may limit the functionality of our website.


You can subscribe to our newsletter at our website. We require your first and last names, email address and a statement that you agree to subscribe to the newsletter.

You will regularly receive news from SKOFF ORIGINAL Winery and SKOFF ORIGINAL Hospitality that provides you with targeted information.

As soon as you have registered for the newsletter, we will send you a confirmation email with a link to confirm the registration.

You may cancel your newsletter subscription at any time. Send your cancellation to the following email address: We will delete your data in connection with the newsletter immediately.

Data Protection Statement on the business activity of Skoff Original GmbH

Purpose of data processing: Work in the wine and catering trades

Lawfulness of data processing:

Business activities:

  • Contract/Entering into a contract
  • Statutory/legal obligation

Marketing activities:

  • Marketing (general):
    Legitimate interest
    Legitimate interest is the interest of a business in entering into business and intensifying the business relationship with existing and potential customers.
  • Blog posts, social network postings, use of photos:
    This consent can be revoked at any time by telephone, an email to or letter.

We process your personal data that falls under the following data categories:

  • Name/company
  • Occupation
  • Date of birth
  • Commercial register number
  • Power of representation
  • Contact person
  • Business address and other customer addresses
  • Telephone number, fax number, email address
  • Bank account details
  • VAT number

You have provided us with this data voluntarily and we process this data on the basis of your consent for the following purposes:

  • Customer support, and
  • Advertising our products, for example sending special offers, advertising brochures and newsletters (paper and electronic), and informing customers of existing or former business relationships (references).

You may revoke this consent at any time. If you revoke your consent, we will no longer be able to process your data for the purposes mentioned above from this point in time on. To revoke your consent, please contact:

The data you have provided is also required to fulfil your order and carry out activities leading up to the order. Without this data, we cannot complete your order.

We store your data for the duration of our business relationship and until the end of the tax record retention period (7 years). We rely upon processors to process this data.

We share your data with the following recipients:

Data processingon behalf of our interests:

  • Banks (payment transactions)
  • Carriers for shipment and transport of orders
  • Tax accountants (accounting)
  • IT support companies
  • Website, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, XING and other platforms (to provide references)

If photos/logos are published on the homepage or in social networks in order to provide references, they are provided to an indeterminate number of recipients.

Data processing as part of customer support:

  • Cooperating partners such as marketing agencies, programmers and designers (for all support and completion of the order)

Facebook Pixels, Facebook Custom Audiences and Facebook Conversion

Within our online offer the so-called “Facebook Pixel” of the social network Facebook, which is owned by Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA, or if you are located in the EU, Facebook Ireland Ltd. , 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbor, Dublin 2, Ireland is operated (“Facebook”), used. On the one hand, with the help of the Facebook pixel, Facebook is able to designate you as a visitor to our online offer as a target group for the presentation of advertisements (so-called “Facebook ads”). Accordingly, we use the Facebook Pixel to display the Facebook Ads we have been sent only to those Facebook users who have also shown an interest in our online offer or who have certain features (eg interests in certain topics or products visited by them) Web pages determined), which we transmit to Facebook (so-called “Custom Audiences”). With the help of the Facebook pixel, we also want to make sure that our Facebook ads are in line with the potential interest of users and are not annoying. With the help of the Facebook pixel, we can continue to understand the effectiveness of the Facebook ads for statistical and market research purposes, in which we see whether users were redirected to our website after clicking on a Facebook ad (so-called “conversion”).

  • Facebook privacy policy
    The processing of the data by Facebook is within the scope of the data usage policy of Facebook. Accordingly, general notes on the presentation of Facebook Ads, in the data usage policy of Facebook. Special information and details about the Facebook pixel and how it works can be found in the Help section of Facebook.
  • EU-US-Privacy Shield
    Facebook is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement, providing a guarantee to comply with European privacy legislation.
  • Legal basis
    The use of Facebook Pixel as well as the storage of “conversion cookies” is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. We have a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior in order to optimize both our web site and our advertising.
  • Data processing agreement
    For the processing of the data in which Facebook acts as an order processor, we have a contract data processing contract with Facebook, in which we commit Facebook to protect the data of our customers and not to pass them on to third parties.

While we have legitimate interests in using the Facebook Pixel and storing “conversion cookies”, we offer you opt-out options. You can object to the collection by the Facebook pixel and use of your data to display Facebook ads. To set which types of ads you see within Facebook, you can go to the page set up by Facebook and follow the instructions on the usage-based advertising settings. The settings are platform independent, i. they are adopted for all devices, such as desktop computers or mobile devices. You may also object to the use of cookies for metering and promotional purposes, via the opt-out page of the Network Advertising Initiative, and additionally to the US website or the European website

Your rights

You have the basic rights of access, rectification, erasure, restriction, data portability, revocation and objection. If you believe that the processing of your data infringes the data protection regulation or your data protection rights have been violated in any other way, you can lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority. In Austria, this is the Austrian Data Protection Authority.

You can reach our data controller at:


Mr Harald Wickhoff
Eckberg 16, 8462 Gamlitz, Austria
T: +43(0) 345342 43
F: +43(0) 345342 43‒17
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