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Data privacy

Read up on the small print – in this section, you can find information on the use of cookies, social media plugins and general data privacy!

Data privacy statement


Data privacy

The operators of this website (see imprint) care about your privacy. We treat your personal information confidentially and in line with legal data privacy regulations, this data privacy statement as well as the data privacy statement of the University of Salzburg.

Cookie Policy

This website uses cookies – small text files stored by your web browser when entering the website. By changing your browser settings, you can accept or reject cookies, choose to receive a notice before accepting a cookie from the visited websites or automatically delete cookies when closing your browser.

Data privacy statement for the use of Piwik

This website uses Piwik, a web analytics open-source software. Piwik uses cookies to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address anonymized prior to its storage) will be stored on the server of the service provider and not be passed on to third parties. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

Data privacy statement for the use of Facebook-Plugins (Like-Button)

Plugins of the social network Facebook, operated by Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, are integrated on our pages. You can recognise the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the “like” button on our pages. You can find an overview of the Facebook plugins here:

When you visit our pages, the plug-in establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook thereby receives the information that you have visited our site from your IP address. If you click the Facebook “like” button while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our pages to your Facebook profile. This way, Facebook can attribute the visit on our pages to your user account. Please note that we, as the provider of the pages, do not receive any notice of the content of transmitted data, nor of their use by Facebook. You can find more information about this in the data privacy statement of Facebook at If you do not wish for Facebook to attribute the visit to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.

Data privacy statement for the use of Twitter

Features of the Twitter service are integrated on our pages. These functionalities are provided by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the “re-tweet” feature, the websites visited by you will be linked to your Twitter account and disclosed to other users. In the process, data are transmitted to Twitter as well. Please note that we, as the provider of the pages, do not receive any notice of the content of transmitted data, nor of their use by Twitter. You can find more information about this in the data privacy statement of Twitter at  You can change your data privacy settings in your Twitter account settings at

Data privacy statement for the use of Google+

Our pages use features of Google+. The provider of these features is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. By using the Google+ button you can publish information worldwide. With the Google+ button you and other users receive personalised content from Google and our partners. Google stores both the fact that you have clicked on a Google+ button and information about the page you viewed when you clicked on the Google+ button. Your Google+ activities can be displayed, together with your profile name and your photo, as indicative information in other Google Services – e.g. search results, your Google profile or elsewhere on websites and advertisements on the Internet.

Google collects information about your Google+ activities in order to improve Google’s services for you and others. In order to use the Google+ button, you must have a globally visible and public Google profile which contains at least the name chosen for the profile. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name may also substitute any other name you may have used whilst sharing content via your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be shown to users who know your e-mail address or other identifying information about you. In addition to the uses described above, the information you provide will be used in accordance with the valid Google Privacy Policy. Google may release summarised statistics on the activities of Google+ users and forward these to users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers or connected websites.

Data privacy statement for the use of LinkedIn

Our website utilises features of the LinkedIn network. The provider is LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. A connection to LinkedIn servers is formed for any access to our website that includes functions from LinkedIn. LinkedIn is informed that you visited our website with your IP address. If you click the LinkedIn “Recommend” button and are logged in to your LinkedIn account, LinkedIn is able to connect your visit to our website with you and your user account. We advise you that as the operator of this website, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted to LinkedIn or how it is used. You can learn more by consulting LinkedIn’s privacy policy at:

Data privacy statement for the use of YouTube

This website contains social plugins (“plugins”) of the social network, operated by YouTube LLC 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you visit one of our webpages that contains such a plugin, your browser will set up a direct connection with the YouTube servers. By linking the plugin, YouTube receives the information that you have visited the corresponding webpage of our website. If you are logged in to YouTube, YouTube can allocate your visit to your account. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account. You can find additional information on this in the data privacy statement at