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You can reject or block cookies by changing your browser settings if you wish to do so. You can find out more about this under your browser’s “Help” function. Please note, however, that if you reject the use of cookies, although you will be able to continue to use our websites, the operation of some functions may be impaired.


Only the email address and your preferred language is stored when you sign up for the MyData Weekly Digest and this information is used to send you the weekly issue of the MyData Weekly Digest. We will not share your data with anyone outside of our association. We will store your email address and preferred language as long as you are subscribed and every email includes a link to cancel this subscription.

Google Analytics

This webpage uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (‘Google’) on the legal basis of the­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­predominant able interest (analysis of website use).

When using our website a connection is made via software to the servers of Google and data is transferred to Google servers, some of which are in the USA. Google Anaytics also uses cookies to store information about the website user and for analysis of use of the website by the website user.

This website uses the function ‚Activation of IP-anonymisation’. Your IP-address is abbreviated beforehand by Google within the member states of the EU or in other contract states of the agreement about the European Economic Area. The full IP-address is only transferred to a Google server and abbreviated there in exceptional cases.

According to Google, Google will use the compiled data to evaluate the use of the website, to compile reports about website activities and to provide services related to website use and internet use..

Google may also transfer this information to third parties insofar as this is prescribed by law or insofar as third parties process this data for Google. Detailed information about what Google Analytics do with user data is to be found in the data protection declaration of Google or of Google Analytics.

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Legal Reference and Contact Information

If you have any problem or question regarding your personal data, please contact us.

Verein zur Förderung der selbstständigen Nutzung von Daten (Public charity to foster personal use of data)
Address: Michael Scherz-Straße 14, A-2540 Bad Vöslau

You can complain to the Austrian Data Protection Authority:
Postal address:

Österreichische Datenschutzbehörde
Barichgasse 40-42,
1030 Vienna
Austria / Europe

Telephone: +43 1 52 152-0
E-mail address:

Your Rights

You as a data subjects have the following rights under GDPR: Right to receive transparent information, of access to your own data, to withdraw your consent, to request restriction of data processing, to object to data processing, to rectify inaccurate data, to erasure /right to be forgotten (in specific circumstances), not be subject to automated decisions, to data portability, to complain to a supervisory authority, and right to an effective judicial remedy against a controller or processor.