Privacy Policy

The Office of Science and Technology Austria (OSTA) is committed to protecting your privacy.

OSTA uses contact data solely for the purpose of administration and to provide service. Your subscription data for Bridges is used to keep you informed about news and events in science, technology, and education policy. Your subscription data for the Research and Innovation Network Austria (RINA) allows OSTA to interact with Austrian Scientists and Innovators, e.g. in order to inform about events hosted by the OSTA and/or partner institutions, to provide information on professional opportunities, and to update them on research funding options. To prevent fraudulent use, OSTA reserves the right to refuse access to the database or to remove faux profiles.

Information collected from users of this site will be stored on servers in the US, and will be used only to the extent necessary for the purposes indicated and described to you. No cookies with personal information are stored during your visit to the website.

No personal data is provided to private persons or institutions, or to governmental institutions, without your explicit consent. OSTA will disclose private data to governmental institutions only where required by law.

Your participation is voluntary. If you wish to change or delete your data, you may do so at any time. Upon request, you can be informed about any personal data stored about you. If incorrect, it will be changed accordingly or removed upon request. OSTA takes measures to protect your personal data against unauthorized access, manipulation, loss, and destruction, and uses up-to-date technologies to ensure the highest security standards.