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Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs
Stubenring 1
1010 Vienna

Phone: +43 1 711 00


© Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs 2018

Reproduction is authorised, provided the source is acknowledged, save where otherwise stated. Any restrictions on use shall be clearly indicated.

Responsible for the content

Digitalisation department

Coordination and implementation

Federal Chancellery of Austria, department BPD/2

Partners web design and implementation


  • Federal Chancellery, department I/9

Terms of use

1. Disclaimer – exclusion of liability

The content provided here is for general information purposes. We assume no warranty/liability for the accuracy, currency, completeness and availability of the information/services offered. In particular, no legal claims arising from the use of the information and services accessed may be established. They cannot replace comprehensive legal advice. If you require particular advice, please contact an expert directly.

References and links to other Internet sites have been carefully selected. However, their content, accuracy, currency, completeness and availability are beyond our control and we assume no warranty/liability therefor.

Furthermore, we assume no warranty/liability for forms, in particular not for their currency, suitability for a specific purpose and freedom from viruses.

We reserve the right to amend, add to or delete information/services provided here or to suspend the website, completely or temporarily, at any time and without prior notice.

We make every effort to minimize any problems that may occur due to disruptions or incompatibilities when the information/services are accessed. However, the possibility cannot be ruled out that data and information on our website are not displayed or are displayed incorrectly. We assume no liability for our service being interrupted or impaired in any other way by disruptions.

2. Intellectual property

All content, the design/layout, and any sound and video sequences are protected by copyright. All rights therein are reserved by the copyright holder. No changes may be made.

Public use of the information/services may only be made with our consent and provided the source is named and made visible. Anyone is free to simply link to our content while at the same time indicating the source and no special permission is required to do so.

3. Final provisions

Use of the information/services is governed exclusively by Austrian law.

If parts or individual formulations of this text do not, no longer or do not fully comply with the current legal situation, the content and validity of the remaining parts shall remain unaffected.

Instead of an ineffective provision or to fill a gap, an appropriate legally permissible provision shall be used that comes as close as possible to what would have been intended in accordance with the intention and purpose of these Terms of Use if the partial invalidity or gap had been known.

Privacy statement


The protection and security of your personal data are important to us. The websites of the Austrian Federal Chancellery therefore store and process data solely in accordance with the Austrian Data Protection Act 2000. As a user, you consent to the processing of data in line with this declaration.

No personally identifiable data is automatically collected on the Digital Austria website. Likewise, no personal user profiles are created.

Data that you provide to us via forms (such as contact forms, subscribing to/unsubscribing from newsletters, registering for events) is handled responsibly by our staff and used only in accordance with and for the purpose of the application.

At no time is this data disclosed to third parties.

Stored data

The website stores and processes the following data when you visit our website:

Server logs: The server logs store the visitor's IP address along with data concerning the time of the inquiry, the destination of the inquiry, the volumes of data transferred, a report as to whether the inquiry was successful, identification data of the browser and operating system used, and the website from which access was made (if our website was accessed via a link). This data is used solely to check system security.

Cookies: Cookies are small text files stored on the visitor's computer in order to recognize the visitor. The information contained in the cookies is primarily used for session control as well as for adaptability and usability. This helps us to optimize the user friendliness of our website. Users can manage the use of cookies themselves via their browsers and can delete cookies at any time. If you do not allow cookies, you can generally still use our website but your ability to use some features of our website may be limited.

Piwik: The website uses Piwik, which enables a statistical analysis of website use to be conducted using cookies. To this end, usage information is sent; your IP address is immediately anonymized during this process. 


The Federal Chancellery endeavors to ensure access to its information and services for all. However, this is not always possible with the current technical means. Information on the state of the barrier-free implementation can be found in the web page Help / Accessibility.

Photo credit

All images are, unless explicitly stated otherwise, the property of the Federal Chancellery Austria..