Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is:

Fauna Audio GmbH
Kratkystraße 2
8020 Graz

Managing Directors: Ferruccio Bottoni, Andrea Rusconi Clerici, Dr. Jörg Schönbacher
Commercial Register Court: Landesgericht für ZRS Graz
Commercial Register Number: FN 514761b
UID (VAT) Number: ATU74512789

Copyright © 2021 Fauna Audio GmbH. All rights reserved.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

First name and e-mail address

To keep you updated concerning news and promotional information about Fauna – Audio Wearables, you may register to receive a regular newsletter. By clicking “Get Connected” in the sign-up form, you agree to receive promotional e-mails. Your e-mail address is only used to send you our newsletter and information about the activities of Fauna – Audio Wearables. Your e-mail address will not be used for anything else and not be forwarded to third parties. You can always use the unsubscribe link included in the newsletter to stop receiving updates.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Google Analytics

USound uses Google Analytics as a website analysis service offered by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics is a marketing and analytics solution that uses cookies to track a user’s behaviour on a website. USound uses this data to analyse the usage of the website, create reports about website activities and, thus, optimise the structure and content of for improved user experience. Learn more about Google Analytics data privacy and security policies here.

By using Google Analytics, we have signed a contract with Google Inc. that gives Google Inc. the right to process the data collected on this website. However, we are using IP anonymization. This means that your IP address is handled in a shortened, anonymised version in stays within the European Union and European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. You can learn more about Google Analytics privacy policy here.

You can opt-out of having information concerning your use of this website tracked and processed by Google by downloading and installing this browser plugin.

Facebook Pixel

We use the Facebook pixel to monitor our advertising campaigns and to help us deliver you the best and most useful content possible if you are a Facebook user. The data we collect is anonymised and we do not collect field values. By using Facebook, you have agreed to the platform’s terms and services and can control what data you provide. Read more about this here (

LinkedIn Insight

The LinkedIn Insight tag is a JavaScript code that enables us an overview of campaign results and insights on how to deliver you the best and most useful content possible if you are a LinkedIn user. By using LinkedIn, you have agreed to the platform’s terms and service and can control what data you provide. Read more about this here (


We use the service HotJar to monitor how users interact with the content on our website by tracking mouse movements and clicks. This helps us to deliver the best user experience possible and optimise the content interaction on our website. All data we collect is anonymised. Read more about this here (

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.


If you have any concerns or wish to raise a complaint on data is handled, you can contact us to have the matter investigated: