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Club:   Working Terrier World Union (WTWU)
ZVR-Nr:   1769510485
Contact data:   Ziegenberg 63, A-8262 Ilz
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Webmaster, web design, content maintenance and modifications:
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Working Terrier World Union (WTWU)
Ziegenberg 63, A-8262 Ilz
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All information published on is carefully checked by us for correctness. However, innovations and new developments always result in technical and content changes. Liability for content that can be accessed at is excluded. The same applies to third-party content to which a link is merely created. The WTWU does not adopt the respective content as its own.

Limitation of liability for own content
All content on our website was created with care and to the best of our knowledge. However, no guarantee can be given for the topicality, completeness and correctness of all pages.

Limitation of liability for external links
Our website contains so-called "external links" (links to third-party websites), the content of which we have no influence on and for which we therefore assume no liability. The respective information provider of the linked website is responsible for the content and correctness of the information. When the link was created, no legal violations were recognizable to us. If we become aware of an infringement, we will immediately remove the respective link.

The content and works published on this website are subject to copyright. Any type of duplication, processing, distribution and any type of exploitation outside the limits of copyright requires the prior written consent of the respective originator or author.

created January 2023 © WTWU


Data protection

We process your personal data exclusively within the framework of the provisions of the GDPR and the Data Protection Act. Below we will inform you about the type, scope and purpose of data collection and use.

Responsible for data processing is:

Club:     Working Terrier World Union (WTWU)
ZVR-Nr:   1769510485
Contact data:   Ziegenberg 63, A-8262 Ilz
Email: airedale[at]
(please replace [at] with @)

1. Collection and processing of data

We process the personal data that you provide to us as a member of the association and/or that you provide in the form of photos or documents and/or that are provided in the context of an inquiry or registration. The following personal data is processed for this purpose:

  • First and last name inclusive title

  • Gender

  • Address

  • Email-address

  • phone conttakes act details

The processing place to fulfill the purposes of the association, as well as in the context of business relationships with customers and suppliers, including (electronic) correspondence.

The Working Terrier World Union, which operates not for profit and serves charitable purposes, aims to:

  • Association of national pedigree dog kennel clubs for terriers under the guise of the FCI to promote performance and dog sports on an international level.

  • Cultivating a friendly and sporting attitude and relationships among members.

  • Promotion of performance breeding and dog sport for terrier breeds under the provisions of the FCI.

  • Implementation of international performance and dog sport events in the form of European Championships and World Championships as well as the awarding of the corresponding titles in the respective divisions.

The purpose of the association is to be achieved in particular through the following activities:

Ideal means:

  • Establishment of expert commissions for the supervision of the special fields of utility dog sports (IGP, IGP-FH, etc.), obedience, agility and, if necessary, other sports approved by the FCI.

  • Coordination of the organization of international events for terrier breeds in sports approved by the FCI (IGP, IGP-FH, obedience, agility, etc.).

  • Elaboration of the necessary regulations, in particular guidelines for holding international events in the various disciplines and the like.

Material means:

  • Annual membership fees

  • Income from events

  • Subsidies, donations (without donation receipt), interest income, gifts and other grants

Personal data is therefore processed for the following activities:

  • Membership management

  • Registration forms for club events

  • Creation of member lists on our homepage

  • Sending information and newsletters by post and email

  • Announcement of new members on our homepage

The legal basis for data processing is consent in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR and compliance with the association’s statutes in accordance with Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR as well as marketing and advertising in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR .

2. Weitergabe von Daten

Personal data will only be passed on to third parties or otherwise transmitted if this is necessary for the purpose of the association or for billing purposes or if you have given your consent. Pictures and lists of results from events may be published on our website

Data will be disclosed to the following external institutions or authorities in accordance with the purpose of the association:

SysUp Information Technologies (Webhosting)

3. Data retention, data access and data security

Data will be stored in personal form until membership in the association is terminated and then until the statutory limitation and retention periods have expired, as well as until the end of any legal disputes.

Data is protected against unauthorized access by encrypted transmission, encrypted storage using data backup concepts and physical protection measures. The security measures are continuously revised in line with technological developments.

Notwithstanding our efforts to maintain a high level of due diligence, it cannot be ruled out that information that you provide to us via the Internet will be viewed and used by other people. Therefore, please note that we assume no liability for the disclosure of information due to errors in data transmission not caused by us and/or unauthorized access by third parties (e.g. hack attack on email account or telephone, interception of fax messages etc.).

4. Information, correction, deletion

Upon written request and proof of identity, we will be happy to inform you about the personal data stored about you. Please direct your request to the above address and use the "Request for information" template, which you can find on our homepage under "Downloads".

If your data processed by us is not correct, please inform us about it. We will correct this and inform you about it.

In the event that you no longer wish us to process your data, we ask that you notify us of this, if possible, using the "Data deletion" form provided on our homepage under "Downloads". We will of course delete your data immediately and inform you of this. If compelling legal reasons prevent deletion, we will inform you accordingly.

In addition, you have the right to restrict processing to data transmission. If you are of the opinion that we have violated Austrian or European data protection law when processing your data and have thereby violated your rights, we ask you to contact us at the above address in order to be able to clarify any questions. Of course, you also have the right to complain to the data protection authority or a European supervisory authority.

5. Information about the rights of those affected:

According to the legal situation of the DSG 2000, those affected have the right to information, correction or deletion and revocation. From May 25th, 2018, according to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which will then apply, the following rights apply:

5.1. Right to information:

The person affected by the data processing has the right to request confirmation from the WTWU as to whether personal data relating to them is being processed. If this is the case, you have the right to information about this personal data and the following information:
a) the processing purposes;
b) the categories of personal data being processed;
c) the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data are disclosed, in particular recipients in third countries or international organizations;
d) if possible, the envisaged period for which the personal data will be stored or, if this is not possible, the criteria used to determine that period;
e) the existence of the right to correction or deletion of the personal data concerning you or to restriction of processing by the person responsible or a right to object to this processing;
f) the existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority;
g) if the personal data are not collected from the data subject, all available information about the origin of the data;
h) the (non)existence of automated decision-making including profiling.

In the event of a request for information, the WTWU will provide a copy of the personal data. For all further copies that the person concerned requests, the WTWU can demand a reasonable fee based on the administrative costs. If the data subject submits the request electronically, the information must be made available in a common electronic format, unless otherwise specified. The right to receive a copy must not adversely affect the rights and freedoms of others.

5.2. Right to rectification and erasure:

The persons concerned has the right to demand that WTWU immediately correct any incorrect personal data concerning them. Taking into account the purposes of the processing, the person concerned has the right to request the completion of incomplete personal data - also by means of a supplementary statement. In addition, the person concerned can request the WTWU to delete the personal data concerning them immediately. The WTWU must comply with this request immediately if one of the following reasons applies:

a) The personal data are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.
b) The persons concerned revokes their consent on which the processing was based and there is no other legal basis for the processing.
c) The person concerned objects (see below) to the processing.
d) The personal data have been processed unlawfully.
e) The deletion of the personal data is necessary to fulfill a legal obligation to which WTWU is subject.
f) The personal data were collected in relation to information society services offered (consent of a child).

In particular, the right to erasure does not apply if the processing is necessary to fulfill a legal obligation of the WTWU, or to perform a task that is in the public interest or to exercise official authority that has been assigned to the WTWU or to assert or exercise or defense of legal claims.

5.3. Right to restriction of processing:

The person concerned has the right to demand that WTWU restrict the processing if one of the following conditions is met:
a) The accuracy of the personal data is contested by the person concerned for a period of time that enables WTWU to verify the accuracy of the personal data;
b) The processing is unlawful and the person concerned refuses to have the personal data deleted and instead requests that the use of the personal data be restricted;
c) The WTWU no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of processing, but the person concerned needs them to assert, exercise and defend legal claims;
d) The person concerned has lodged an objection to the processing as long as it is not certain whether the legitimate reasons of the WTWU outweigh those of the data subject.

If the processing has been restricted, this personal data - apart from its storage - may only be used with the consent of the person concerned or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or to protect the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest European Union or a member state are processed. A person concerned who has obtained the restriction of processing will be informed by the WTWU before the restriction is lifted.

5.4. Right to object:

The person concerned has the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data concerning them
a) is necessary for the performance of a task, or
b) is in the public interest or in the exercise of public authority, or
c) was transferred to WTWU, or
d) is necessary to safeguard the legitimate interests of the WTWU or a third party.

From the time of the objection, the WTWU no longer processes the personal data, unless
a) the WTWU can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing;
b) the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject prevail; or
c) the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

If personal data is processed in order to operate direct advertising, the person concerned has the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data relating to them for the purpose of such advertising. In the event of such an objection, the personal data will no longer be processed for these purposes.

5.5. Right to data portability:

Die betroffene Person hat das Recht, die sie betreffenden personenbezogenen Daten, die sie der WTWU (im Rahmen ihrer freiwillig gegebenen Einwilligung) bereitgestellt hat, in einem strukturierten, gängigen und maschinenlesbaren Format zu erhalten. Zudem hat sie das Recht, diese Daten einem anderen verantwortlichen ohne Behinderung durch die WTWU zu übermitteln. Bei der Ausübung ihres Rechts auf Datenübertragbarkeit kann die betroffene Person erwirken, dass die personenbezogenen Daten direkt von einem Verantwortlichen einem anderen Verantwortlichen übermittelt werden, soweit dies technisch machbar ist.
The person concerned has the right to receive the personal data relating to them that they have provided to the WTWU (as part of their voluntarily given consent) in a structured, common and machine-readable format. In addition, she has the right to transmit this data to another responsible person without hindrance from the WTWU. When exercising their right to data portability, the person concerned may have the personal data transmitted directly from one controller to another, where technically feasible.

6. Right of appeal to the supervisory authority:

Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, every person concerned has the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of their place of residence, their place of work or the place of the alleged infringement, if the person concerned believes that the processing of personal data concerning them data violates these legal requirements.

7. Cookies

Our website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are sent when you visit a website and are stored temporarily on the hard drive of the website user. If the corresponding server of our website is accessed again by the user's website, the website user's browser sends the previously received cookie back to the server. The server can then evaluate the information obtained through this procedure in various ways. Cookies can e.g. advertisements can be controlled or navigation on a website can be made easier. If the user of the website wants to prevent cookies, he can do this by changing his settings locally in the Internet browser used on his computer, as well as in the program for opening and displaying Internet pages.

Status: January 2023