Privacy Policy

Welcome to our website . Please note that we cannot take responsibility for links to external sites and their content, despite careful control.

We care about your personal data. Hence, we process data according to legislative regulations (GDPR, TKG 2003). Here we inform you about our Privacy Policy and the data protection issues on our website.

Data Recording and Processing

Our hosting provider records any access to our website and any file stored on it. This protocol is recorded for internal and system-relevant issues. The following data is recorded: title of the accessed webpage, date and time of the access, transmitted data volume, notification if the access was successful, type of web browser, and demanding domain. In addition, the IP adress of the demanding device is recorded in this protocol. Further personal data is only recorded if you provide them voluntarily, e.g. when subscribing to our newsletter or sending an e-mail.


Our website uses so-called Cookies. These are little text files that are saved at your device by your browser. They do not cause any damage to your device. We use Cookies to enhance our website, e.g. to make it more user-friendly. Some Cookies stay on your device until you delete them. Cookies allow us to recognize your browser at the next visit.

If you do not want this, you can set your browser that he informs you about Cookies and let you decide if you want to accept them or not. Alternatively, you can set your browser to reject all cookies, or you select which cookies to deactivate during your stay at our site. Please note that this affects your experience with our website!

Google Analytics help us to understand our visitors, e.g. which content they prefer. Please note that we use anonymized tracking data, hence we cannot identify a single user.

Google Webfonts provide the fonts for our website. Without them, our pages are not as pretty as they are now.

Google Maps shows you the location of the Shakkei Design Store and advices you how to find your way.

Embedded Videos of YouTube or Vimeo show you impressions of our fashion shows and events.

If you deactivate one or more cookies, you need to refresh your browser window before this comes into effect.

Web Analysis

Our website uses the functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics and AdSense for displaying ad banners on our blog-subpage. For this reason, we use the abovementioned Cookies to analyze the usage of our website. The information gathered by the cookies are transmitted to a server of Google in the United States of America (USA) and saved there. Google uses this information to analyze the usage of our website, provide reports about the activity of our website visitors and further relevant services. Google may transmit this information to 3rd parties if this is demanded by legal authorities or when 3rd parties process data in the name of Google. You can set your browser to deny cookies by Google Analytics or Google AdSense. The data transmitted is stored by Google for 26 months and are automatically deleted afterwards.

To use Google Analytics according to the GDPR we signed a data processing contract with Google. The European Commission (“Privacy Shield”) bases this contract on a treaty. Within this treaty, data is processed according to the legislative regulations of Art. 6/1 lit. a (acceptance) and f (legitimate interest) of the GDPR.

Our legitimate interest in the sense of the GDPR is the enhancement of our website.

As we care about your privacy, the data transmitted is encrypted and the last numbers of your IP address of your device are anonymized. With these measures, it is not possible to localize your device exactly.

Usage and Forwarding of personal data

If you provided us with personal data, we will only use it to answer your enquiry, to fulfil contracts or for technical administration. Your personal data is only forwarded to 3rd parties f this is necessary to fulfil the contract, e.g. for delivery or payment, or if you granted us your permit to do so. You have the right to withdraw this permit at any time. Your personal data are deleted if you withdraw your permit for storage or if the data is no longer necessary to fulfil a contract. Please note, that legislative regulations may demand us to store your data over a distinctive time.


You may subscribe to our newsletter by providing us your e-mail address. If you register on our website or at our store, our systems sends you an e-mail that asks for your confirmation (double-opt-in process).

You can cancel your subscription any time by signing-out via our website or a function in every newsletter. We will delete your newsletter subscriptions data immediately.

Your Rights

You have the right to ask for information about the data we store about you, correction of your data, deletion, usage restriction, transmission, disclaim and objection. We process your enquiry about your data within four weeks.

If you think that the processing of your data happens against the GDPR or if you have any other concerns about data protection you may complain at the data protection authorities. In Austria, this is the Datenschutzbehörde.

Security Advice

We strive to protect your personal data by technical and organizational measures. As we cannot guarantee full data security when communicating via e-mail we recommend sending us a letter by mail for confidential information.


Shakkei – Gabriel Baradee
Burggasse 43-45/Top 17
1070 Vienna

e-mail for data protection issues: datenschutz(@)