The responsible party within the meaning of the data protection laws, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO), is:

Red Knights International Firefighter Motorcycle Club® Inc. Europe Association 

E-Mail: president(at)

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Basic information on data processing

The protection of your personal data is of particular concern to us. We therefore process your data exclusively on the basis of the legal provisions (DSGVO, TKG 2003). In this data protection information, we inform you about the most important aspects of data processing within the scope of our website. You can find the current version of the DSGVO at

This privacy policy informs you about the nature, scope and purpose of the processing of personal data on our website. The privacy policy applies regardless of the domains, systems, platforms and devices used.

In principle, you have the right to free information about your stored data and, if applicable, the right to correction, blocking, deletion, restriction, data portability, revocation and objection of this data.

We adhere to the principles of data avoidance and data economy. We therefore only store your personal data for as long as is necessary to achieve the purposes stated here or as stipulated by the various storage periods provided for by law. After the respective purpose has ceased to exist or these periods have expired, the corresponding data is routinely blocked or deleted in accordance with the statutory provisions.

If you believe that the processing of your data violates data protection law or that your data protection rights have otherwise been violated in some way, you can complain to the supervisory authority:

Datenschutzbehörde Österreich
Wickenburggasse 8-10, 1080 Wien

Telefon: +43 (1) 52152-2569
Mail: dsb(at)

Of course, we are always available to provide you with information about data protection on our website. You can ask questions, for example, via the following e-mail address: president(at)

Terminology used

"Personal data" means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter "data subject"); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier (e.g. cookie) or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.

"Processing" means any operation or set of operations which is performed upon personal data, whether or not by automatic means. The term is broad and includes virtually any handling of data.

"Controller" means the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which alone or jointly with others determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data.

Purpose of data processing

This data protection declaration refers only to this website. If you are redirected to other sites via links on our pages, please inform yourself directly on the redirected website about the respective handling of your data. Your personal data (e.g. title, name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, bank details, credit card number) will only be processed by us in accordance with the provisions of Austrian data protection law. The following regulations inform you about the type, scope and purpose of the collection, processing and use of personal data.

Your data will only be processed if you have a legal permission and will only be disclosed to third parties if:

  • you have given your express consent,
  • if the data processing is necessary for the provision of our contractual services or is required by law,
  • processing is necessary to protect legitimate interests (i.e. interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation and security of our offer; Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO), as in the case of range measurement, creation of profiles for advertising and marketing purposes, and collection of access data and use of third-party services, or there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding interest worthy of protection in the non-disclosure of your data.

The term "user" includes all categories of persons affected by data processing. They include our business partners, customers, interested parties and other visitors to our website.

The personal data processed within the scope of this online offer includes usage data (e.g. the web pages visited on our online offer, interest in our products) and content data (e.g. entries in the contact form).

We process inventory data (e.g. your name and addresses, your contact details), and contractual data (e.g. services used, names of contact persons, payment information) that are required to fulfill our contractual obligations and services. (Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit b. DSGVO)

If you contact us by e-mail, the data you provide will be processed and stored by us for the purpose of processing the request and in case of follow-up questions for the period of performance and use of our services. We do not pass on this data without your consent.

If you send us personal data by e-mail - thus away from the website - we cannot guarantee secure transmission and protection of your data. We recommend that you never send confidential data by e-mail without encryption.


The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal data. Should it be necessary on a voluntary basis to store personal data, these will not be disclosed to third parties without your express consent.

When this website is called up, information is automatically written to the server log files. These are: Browser type, operating system used, referrer URL (the previously visited page), IP address and date & time.

This information is technically necessary to correctly deliver the contents of our website requested by you and is mandatory when using the Internet. In particular, it is processed for the following purposes:

  • Ensuring a smooth connection of the website,
  • Ensuring a smooth use of our website,
  • evaluation of system security and stability, and
  • for further administrative purposes.

No conclusions can be drawn about you on the basis of this information.

As a rule, these logs are stored for two weeks and then automatically deleted. We do not pass on this data, but we cannot rule out the possibility that this data may be viewed in the event of unlawful behavior.

This anonymous information of this kind is evaluated by us for statistical purposes, if necessary, in order to be able to optimize our website and our offers or to enable error-free operation of the website.

SSL encryption

We use SSL encryption for reasons of security and to protect the transmission (data protection by design of technology Article 25(1) DSGVO) of confidential content, such as requests that you send to us. You can recognize this by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from "http://" to "https://" and by the lock symbol in your browser line.

If SSL encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.


Our website uses so-called cookies in several places, these are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser. Cookies cannot be used to start programs or transfer viruses to a computer.

The cookies used are mostly so-called "session cookies", which are automatically deleted after visiting the website. A randomly generated unique identification number is stored in a session cookie, a so-called session ID. In addition, these cookies contain information about their origin and storage periods. These cookies cannot store any other data. Some cookies remain stored on your terminal device until you delete them. They enable us to recognize your browser on your next visit.

There are three categories of cookies:

  • absolutely necessary cookies to ensure basic functions of the website
  • functional cookies to ensure the performance of the website
  • targeted cookies to improve the user experience.

Of course, you can also view our website without cookies. Browsers are usually set to accept cookies. In general, you can deactivate the use of cookies at any time via your browser settings. Please use the help functions of your Internet browser to find out how to make these settings. Please note that individual functions of our website may not work or may be limited if you disable the use of cookies.

Google Inc.

Google is certified under the Privacy Shield agreement ( and thereby offers a guarantee that European data protection law is complied with.

You can find more information about data processing by Google in the Google privacy policy (
There you can also change your personal privacy settings in the Privacy Center.

Google Analytics

Our website uses the web analytics service Google Analytics, provider is Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses target-oriented cookies. The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Under no circumstances will Google associate your IP address with other data held by Google Inc.

For more information on how Google Analytics handles user data, please see Google's privacy policy:

However, by using the extension "anonymizeIP()", your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. You can find more information on IP anonymization at

We have entered into a direct customer agreement with Google for the use of Google Analytics by accepting the "Data Processing Addendum" in Google Analytics. You can find out more about the data processing addendum for Google Analytics here:

We have turned on the advertising reports features in Google Analytics. The demographic and interest reports contain information on age, gender and interests. This allows us - without being able to assign this data to individual persons - to get a better picture of our users. You can learn more about the advertising functions at

You can stop the use of the activities and information of your Google account under "Advertising settings" on per checkbox:

Additionally or alternatively, you can prevent or allow the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. This will display the cookie settings: Change cookie settings

You can find more information on terms of use and data protection at or under

Google Tag Manager

Our website uses the Google Tag Manager, provider is Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Through this service, website tags can be managed via an interface. The Google Tag Manager only implements tags. No cookies are set and no personal data is collected. The Google Tag Manager triggers other tags that may collect data. The Google Tag Manager does not access this data.

If a deactivation has been made at domain or cookie level, it remains in place for all tracking tags, insofar as these are implemented with the Google Tag Manager. More information about Google Tag Manager can be found at the following link:

The Google Analytics tag is integrated on our website with the help of the Google Tag Manager.

You have the option to disable the sending of all tags of the Google Tag Manager. This will also disable web analytics by Google Analytics. To do this, you must click the link below to make changes to the cookie settings: Change Cookie Settings

Google Webfonts

In order to display our content correctly and graphically appealing across browsers, we use Google Web Fonts as a font library on our website. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Web Fonts are transferred to your browser's cache to avoid multiple loads. If the browser does not support Google Web Fonts or prevents access, content is displayed in a standard font. Calling this automatically triggers a connection to the operator of the library.

The privacy policy of the library operator Google can be found here:

Changes to our privacy policy

We reserve the right to adapt this data protection declaration so that it always complies with the current legal requirements or in order to implement changes to our services in the data protection declaration, e.g. when introducing new services. The new privacy policy will then apply to your next visit.