Data privacy notice

This website is operated by SBA Research gGmbH, Favoritenstr. 16, 1040 Vienna, as responsible party (“we” or “us”). This notice describes how we process your personal data in connection with this website and the services built on it.

1.1 Which of your data is collected and processed

When you visit our website, we collect the following information, which is automatically transmitted from your computer to the page you have visited:

There is no obligation to actually provide the data we ask you to provide on our site. If you decide not to do so, for example by using adblockers or plugins such as NoScript or uMatrix, certain functions may not be fully available for technical reasons.

1.2 Cookies

When you visit our website, “cookies” are stored on your device. These are small text files that store certain settings and data for exchange with our system via your browser. A cookie contains the name of the domain from which the cookie-data was sent, as well as information about the age of the cookie and a cookie ID. Cookies help us to improve our website and to offer you optimised services.

In the so-called session cookies used by us, only the data explained above about your use of the website is temporarily stored. This allows your computer to be recognized when you return to our website. Session cookies are deleted when you close your browser or leave the website.

In addition, permanent cookies are used, which are stored on your computer until you delete them manually. Such cookies enable us to recognize your terminal device, with which you have already visited our website, and a non-personal analysis of the use of our website.

Under no circumstances can cookies retrieve, modify or delete data on your computer.

If you want to control the cookie settings on your computer, you can select your browser settings so that you receive a notification when a website wants to store cookies. You can also completely block cookies or delete them if they have already been stored on your computer. If you want to know more about it, call the “Help” function in your browser.

Please note that the use of our website can be impaired by restricting cookies.

1.3 Integration of third-party technologies

Our websites incorporate third-party technologies, services or libraries, in particular GitHub and Google, in order to optimise loading speeds and page presentation. This involves calling up resources from these providers from external servers (and thus also transferring data such as the IP address), which may be located outside the European Union. We have no influence on the data collected and data processing processes, nor are we aware of the full extent of data collection, the purposes and the storage periods. Further information on the purpose and scope of data collection and its processing by these third parties can be found in the respective data protection declarations of these providers. There you will also find further information on your rights and options for protecting your privacy.

1.4 Purposes of data processing

Personal data are processed for the following purposes:

1.5 Legal basis for the processing of your data

The legal basis for the processing of your personal data within the framework of our website is our predominant legitimate interest as operator and responsible for our websites, which consists in achieving the above-mentioned purposes.
If you register for an account as a new user, we need to process your data to fulfill the contract in providing to you our content and services.

1.6 Disclosure of personally identifiable information

For the above-mentioned purposes, we transmit your personal data to the following recipients:

Some of the recipients mentioned above are outside the country in which you are or from which you accessed the website. The level of data protection in other countries may not be the same as in your country. We only transfer personal data to countries for which the EU Commission has decided that they have an adequate level of data protection or we implement measures to ensure that all recipients have an adequate level of data protection. These are available on request.

1.7 Duration of storage

We store your data as long as there is a legal basis for this. Longer storage only takes place where this is necessary to investigate an attack on the web pages. Our hosting provider stores the data about access to our hosted site in accordance with its privacy policy.

1.8 Your rights in connection with the processing of your personal data

You are entitled to do so under applicable law,

You also have the right to complain to the Austrian data protection authority if you believe that one of the rights mentioned here has been infringed.

1.9 Accountable entity and contact

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the processing of your personal data, please contact us by post or e-mail:

SBA Research gGmbH
Favoritenstr. 16
1040 Wien
datenschutz@sba-research.org