Privacy Policy

1. Personal Data/Consent

Gantner Pigeon Systems GmbH (hereinafter Gantner Pigeon) collects and processes information and data primarily concerning carrier pigeons. Gantner Pigeon can derive personal data of pigeon owners from this information. Furthermore, Gantner Pigeon Systems GmbH collects and processes personal data of its customers in compliance with data protection and civil law provisions.

Personal data are all data that contain individual details about personal or factual circumstances, such as name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, date of birth, age, gender, photos, ect.

Gantner Pigeon offers a system for time recording of carrier pigeon flights and for performance comparison of carrier pigeons. The system is used worldwide in pigeon races. The purpose of data processing is contract fulfilment, contract administration and also the provision of service and support services. Due to the legitimate interest of the person responsible, the data may also be used to compile internal statistics and to develop new products.

By registering, you expressly agree that Gantner Pigeon is entitled to use and publish customisable information for the purposes of Gantner Pigeon, in particular for the services offered on its platforms (benzing. live, mypigeons, oneloftrace) and generally agree to this data protection provision. The legal basis for data processing is the contract concluded with the customer, the consent given by the data subject upon registration, Gantner Pigeon's legal obligation for accounting and invoicing as well as legitimate interests within the meaning of Art 6 lit f DS-GVO.

2. Information and erasure

As a User or generally as a data subject, you have the right to information about your stored personal data, their origin and recipients and the purpose of data processing, as well as the right to correction, data portability, objection, restriction of processing, as well as blocking or deletion of incorrect or inadmissibly processed data at any time. We request appropriate and prompt communication concerning personal data changes.

You may always revoke your consent to the use of your personal data. To address your request for information, deletion, correction, objection and/or data transmission, in the latter case, unless this would require an unreasonable effort, you may refer to the contact details under item 8 hereof.

If you believe that our processing of your personal data violates applicable data protection law, or that your data protection claims have been violated in any other way, you may raise a complain with the competent supervisory authority. In Austria, responsibility for these matters lies with the Austrian Data Protection Authority.

3. Data security

Your personal data is protected by appropriate organisational and technical precautions. In particular, these precautions concern the protection against unauthorised, unlawful or accidental access, processing, loss, use and manipulation. Please note that Gantner Pigeons Systems GmbH declines any responsibility whatsoever for the disclosure of information due to errors in data transmission and/or unauthorised access by third parties not caused by Gantner Pigeons Systems GmbH (e.g., hacking of email accounts or telephone, interception of faxes).

4. Use of data

When using Gantner Pigeon's time measurement system (, the following data in particular are automatically transmitted to Gantner Pigeon:

Mandatory fields
DataPurpose of use
First nameBreeder administration and result display
Last nameBreeder administration and result display
E-mail adressIdentification and information such as weather results or missing pigeons
User nameIdentification
CountryBreeder administration and result display
languageWebsite Translation
Time zoneWebsite time format
Loft IdIdentification
Flap-/Loft NameIdentification, document creation for customer
GPS coordinates of the impactdocument creation for customer, calculation result for customer
Optional fields
DataPurpose of use
StreetBreeder administration, billing address
Zip CodeBreeder administration, billing address
CityBreeder administration, billing address
StateBreeder administration, billing address
Telephone numberBreeder administration
Date of BirthBreeder administration
GenderBreeder administration
Webside URLDisplay in profile
Facebook UsernameDisplay in profile
Twitter UsernameDisplay in profile
Instagram UsernameDisplay in profile
Profile PictureDisplay in profile
Email address of club/association Results will be sent to club/association
Club NumberDocument creation for customer, identification on document
Breeder NumberDocument creation for customer, identification on document
google_idAs an alternative to logging in
facebook_idAs an alternative to logging in

These data are processed by Gantner Pigeon and published on their platforms.

5. Transmission of data to third parties

Gantner Pigeon has the exclusive right to further process and use data and information transmitted and generated by Gantner Pigeon itself. Gantner Pigeon shall also be entitled to pass on data to third parties, for example pigeon sports associations and clubs. Furthermore, Gantner Pigeon shall be entitled to publish all data and information according to Annex 1. By registering, you expressly agree to the above.

6. Cookies and Google Analytics

This website uses "cookies" to make our website more user-friendly, effective and secure. A "cookie" is a small text file that is transferred via the web server to the browser's cookie file on your computer's hard drive. This enables our website to recognise you as a user when a connection is established between our web server and your browser. Cookies help us to determine the frequency of use and the number of users of our Internet pages. The content of the cookies we use is limited to an identification number that no longer allows any personal reference to the user. The main purpose of a cookie is to recognise the visitors of the website.

Furthermore, we rely on Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (hereinafter "Google"), which also uses "cookies". The information generated by the cookie about your website use (including your IP address) will be transmitted to a Google server in the US and stored there. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity for its operators and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties as required by law or if said third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Google will never associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

You can configure your browser to inform you about the use of cookies so that you can decide to accept or reject each cookie. Alternatively, your browser can automatically accept cookies under certain conditions or always reject them, and you can also tell it to automatically delete cookies when closing your browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website. You can also prevent cookie-generated data about your use of the website (including your IP address) being passed on to Google, and prevent these data from being processed by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link:

7. Social media

Gantner Pigeon products integrate plugins for social media, such as (i) Facebook, (ii) Google (iii) Twitter and uses Google Anlaytics.

These functions allow us to collect your IP address and the pages you visit on Gantner Pigeon's platforms, and they may set a cookie for the function to work properly. Social media plug-ins and widgets are either hosted by third parties or directly on our platforms. Your interaction with these features is subject to the privacy policies of the company providing them. Gantner Pigeon is not responsible for the policies and practices regarding collection, use, disclosure, including data security practices of third-parties.

You can recognise the respective plugins, for example, by the corresponding logo or the characteristics features of the corresponding service. The following pages provide an overview of the respective plugins and data transfers.: or or or or

If you want to avoid that the corresponding social media platform connects the visits of Gantner Pigeon platforms with the social media account, you must log out of the corresponding social media account.

8. Our contact details

The privacy of your data is very important to us. You can contact us at any time with your questions or to revoke your consent using the contact details below:

Gantner Pigeon Systems GmbH
Batloggstraße 36
A-6780 Schruns
T: +43 (0)5556 20620 | F: +43 (0)5556 20620-19