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This data protection information informs you about the processing of personal data when using the website

Communication with Statistics Austria

If you contact us, it is your decision which personal data you allow us to know. The data will be processed exclusively in the context of your query. If it is necessary to help you with your query, we possibly may forward this information to responsible officials.

Logging of IP addresses

While accessing this website (this is also valid for any other website), you transmit data to a web server via your IT device (computer, tablet or smartphone). The following data are recorded during an ongoing connection for communication between your IT device and the web server of Statistics Austria: Date and time of the request, name of the requested file, website from which the file was requested, access status, web browser and operating system used, requesting IP address, amount of data transmitted. This information is required to maintain the operation and IT security of our website and will be evaluated for error analysis in the event of an incident.


Cookies are small text files that are stored on your IT device and saved by your web browser. Our website uses the following cookies:
“Session Cookies”: They are automatically deleted at the end of the Internet session or when the web browser is closed.
“Persistent cookies”: They have a maximum expiry period of 2 years and are automatically deleted after expiry of their validity period.
You can set your web browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies, only allow cookies in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the web browser. When cookies are deactivated, the functionality of our website may be limited.

Forwarding of personal data to third parties

The user data recorded on our website will not be passed on to third parties. An exception to this principle exists only in the case of attacks on our website for legal or criminal prosecution.

Protection of persons under 18 years of age

Minors should not transmit any personal data to us without the consent of their parents or legal guardians.

Name and address of the controller

The controller within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other data protection provisions is:


Bundesanstalt Statistik Österreich
Guglgasse 13
1110 Wien
Tel.: +43 (1) 71128-0
Fax: +43 (1) 71128-7728
E-Mail: office [at]
Name and address of the data protection officer
The data protection officer of the controller is:
Maria-Christine Bienzle
Bundesanstalt Statistik Österreich
Guglgasse 13
1110 Wien
Tel. +43 (1) 71128-7751
E-Mail: dsgvo [at]

Exercise of rights of the data subject

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), natural persons have the following rights: right of access by the data subject (Article 15 GDPR), right to rectification (Article 16 GDPR), right to erasure (Article 17 GDPR), right to restriction of processing (Article 18 GDPR), right to data portability (Article 20 GDPR) and right to object (Article 21 GDPR), provided that these rights are exercised on the basis of the legal provisions in the specific case. To assert these rights, please send an e-mail to or a letter to the address of the data protection officer mentioned above.

Right to lodge a complaint to the data protection authority

If there are any complaints about the processing of your data, natural persons can contact the Data Protection Authority as supervisory authority. Contact information of the Austrian Data Protection Authority can be found on its website.

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