Privacy Policy

The protection of your personal data is of particular concern to us. We have therefore written this privacy statement (last version January 2021) to explain to you, in accordance with the requirements of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Austrian Data Protection Act (DSG) and the Austrian Telecommunications Act (TKG), what information we collect, how we use data and what decision-making options you have as a visitor to this website.

Name and contact details of the data controller:
International Society for Takeda Budo (ISTB).
Andreas Schoch (Webmaster)
Servitengasse 7, 1090 Vienna
Mail: .img(at).img
Tel. : +43 664-5439507


Website and Cookies

When you visit this website, certain information is automatically created and stored.

Our web server (computer on which this website is stored) automatically stores data such as the address (URL) of the accessed website, browser and browser version, the operating system used, the address (URL) of the previously visited page, the host name and IP address of the device from which access is made, as well as the date, time and duration of access. This is for technical reasons and therefore represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art 6 (1) f GDPR. Unless otherwise regulated in the following, this data will not be further processed by us. As a rule, web server log files are stored for two weeks and then automatically deleted. We do not pass on this data, but we cannot exclude the possibility that this data may be viewed in the event of unlawful conduct.

Our website also uses so-called cookies. There are two types of cookies: first-party cookies are created by our website, third-party cookies are created by other websites (e.g. Google Analytics). We do not use third-party cookies. We further distinguish three categories of cookies: strictly necessary cookies to ensure basic website functionality, functional cookies to ensure website performance, and goal-oriented cookies to improve the user experience. We use cookies to make our website more user-friendly. Our cookies are text files that are placed on your terminal device by your browser. They do not cause any harm, but help us to make our offer user-friendly. The cookies are automatically deleted after the end of the visit, those on your end device remain stored until you delete them. However, they enable us to recognize your browser on your next visit. If you do not wish this, you can set up your browser so that it informs you about the setting of cookies and you only allow this in individual cases. You can delete cookies that are already on your computer or deactivate cookies at any time. The procedure for doing this varies by browser, it is best to search the instructions in Google with the search term “delete cookies chrome” or “disable cookies chrome” in the case of a Chrome browser or replace the word “chrome” with the name of your browser, e.g. edge, firefox, safari.

If you generally do not allow us to use cookies, i.e. disable them by browser setting, some features and pages may not work as expected.


Embedded social media elements

We embed elements of social media services on our website to display images, videos and texts. By visiting pages that display these elements, data is transmitted from your browser to the respective social media service and stored there. We do not have access to this data. The following links will take you to the pages of the respective social media services where it is explained how they handle your data:

Instagram privacy policy:
YouTube privacy policy:
Facebook privacy policy:
Twitter privacy policy:


Facebook privacy policy

On this website, we use functions of Facebook, a social media network of the company Facebook Ireland Ltd, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2 Ireland. You can find out which functions (social plug-ins) Facebook provides at By visiting our website, information may be transmitted to Facebook. If you have a Facebook account, Facebook can assign this data to your personal account. If you do not wish this to happen, please log out of Facebook. The privacy policy, what information Facebook collects and how they use it can be found at https://www.fac.


YouTube Privacy Policy

We use on this page of the video service YouTube, the company YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. By calling up pages of our website that have integrated YouTube videos, data is transmitted to YouTube, stored and evaluated. If you have a YouTube account and are logged in, this data will be assigned to your personal account and the data stored in it. Which data is collected by Google and what this data is used for, you can read at



You have the possibility to subscribe to our free newsletter via our website. For this, we need your email address and their statement that you agree to receive the newsletter. Please click on the link Newsletter.

For newsletter distribution, we use, a company originally certified under the EU Commission’s adequacy decision with the US government (Privacy Shield). MailChimp, a service of The Rocket Science Group, LLC, 512 Means Street, Suite 404, Atlanta, GA 30318, USA, hereinafter referred to only as “The Rocket Science Group”. In addition, The Rocket Science Group offers further data protection information at

If you register for our newsletter, the data requested during the registration process, such as your e-mail address and, optionally, your name and address, will be processed by The Rocket Science Group. In addition, your IP address and the date and time of your registration will be stored. In the course of the further registration process, your consent to the sending of the newsletter is obtained, the content is described in detail and reference is made to this privacy policy.

The newsletter subsequently sent via The Rocket Science Group also contains a tracking pixel, also called a web beacon. With the help of this tracking pixel, we can evaluate whether and when you have read our newsletter and whether you have followed any links contained in the newsletter. In addition to other technical data, such as the data of your IT system and your IP address, the processed data is stored so that we can optimize our newsletter offer and respond to the wishes of the readers. The data is thus used to increase the quality and attractiveness of our newsletter offer.

You can cancel your subscription to the newsletter and your consent to the processing at any time. Please send your cancellation (the revocation) simply to the following e-mail address: .img(at).img. We will then immediately delete your data in connection with the newsletter dispatch. The revocation applies only to future processing activities.


Membership administration

We will be glad if we can win you as a member. To do so, please contact us, as you will receive separate forms along with information. ISTB has a new member management program, from the German company Sewobe. Sewobe provides the program and cloud storage, but does not have access to member data. Only the representatives of the respective ISTB clubs have access to their own club member data. The Sewobe company offers further data protection information at


Your rights

According to the provisions of the DSGVO and the DSG, you are entitled to the following rights:

Right to information (Art 12ff DSGVO), which is why we have written this Privacy Policy,
Right to information (Art 15 DSGVO),
Right to rectification (Art 16 DSGVO),
Right to erasure (“Right to be forgotten”) (Art 17 DSGVO),
Right to restriction of processing (Art 18 DSGVO),
Right to portability (Art 20 DSGVO),
Right to object (Art 21 DSGVO) and a
Right of withdrawal (Art 7 DSGVO).

If you believe that the processing of your data violates data protection law or your data protection rights have been violated in any other way, please do not hesitate to contact us at .img(at).img. Otherwise, the path to the data protection authority is open to you.


Contact with us

If you contact us by form on the website or by e-mail, the data you provide will be stored by us for three months for the purpose of processing the inquiry and in case of follow-up questions. We will not pass on this data without your consent.

You can reach us at the following contact details:
ISTB, Servitengasse 7, 1090 Vienna, .img(at).img,