We, the Austrian Geophysical Society, take the protection of your personal information very seriously and strictly comply with data privacy laws. Use of our website does generally not require any entering of personal information. Any personal information (e.g. name, address, or email addresses) is collected, if possible, on a voluntary basis. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent. The following statement provides an overview over how we ensure the protection of your data and what type of data are collected for which use.

Data processing on this website

The Austrian Geophysical Society automatically collects and stores information transmitted by your browser in its server log files. This includes:

  • Browser type and version
  • Operating system
  • Referrer URL (previously visited)
  • Host name of accessing computer (IP address)
  • Time of server request.

This information is not traceable to specific individuals by the Austrian Geophysical Society. A compilation of these data with other data sources is not made; the data will be deleted after a statistical analysis.


The website uses so-called cookies in several places. They serve to make our service more user-friendly, effective and safer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and stored by your browser. Most of the cookies we use are "session cookies". They are automatically deleted after your visit.  Cookies on your computer can cause no harm and do not contain viruses.

Right to information

You always have the right to receive information regarding your personal data, its origin and destination and the purpose of storage. The information regarding the stored data is provided by the Data Protection Commissioner.

Additional information

Your trust is important to us. Therefore, we will gladly answer your questions regarding the processing of your personal information. If you have questions that are not answered by this privacy statement or if you want to receive more detailed information, please do not hesitate to contact the Data Protection Commissioner.


Please note that the transfer of data on the internet (e.g. during communication by e-mail) may have security gaps. Complete protection of your data against access by third parties cannot be guaranteed.
Third-party use of contact data published within the scope of the imprint requirement for the transmission of unsolicited advertising and information material is expressly prohibited. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of the sending of any such unsolicited advertising material, such as through spam e-mails.