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Privacy Notice

Provider of this website

Central European University
Quellenstraße 51-55
1100 Vienna

Our website address is:

The provider of this website places great emphasis on the protection of your personal information and compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This privacy notice relates to the collection, use, transfer and retention of your personal data.

Dealing with personal data

Personal data is information that can be used to identify a person, i.e. information that can be traced back to a person. This includes the name, email address or phone number. Personal data also includes data about preferences, hobbies, memberships or which websites were viewed by someone.

A transfer of private data stored by us to third parties without your explicit permission is excluded.

Security of your data

We are committed to holding your data securely and treating it with sensitivity. All data are held securely and in accordance with the relevant data privacy laws and our internal policies.

What kind of personal data do we collect and why we collect it


When contacting via email, your personal details (email address, name) are stored for the purpose of processing your request and in the event that follow-up questions arise.

We store personal data exclusively for the purposes mentioned here for the duration of the consent of the person concerned, which can be revoked at any time.

Server Log Files

The provider of the website (or her webhoster) collects data about every access to the website (so-called server log files). The access data include: Name of the accessed website, file, date and time of access, amount of data transferred, notification of successful access, browser type and version, the user’s operating system, referrer URL (the previously visited page), IP address and the requesting provider. The provider uses the log data only for statistical evaluations for the purpose of operation, security and optimization of the offer. However, the provider reserves the right to check the log data retrospectively, if there are reasonable grounds for suspecting illegal use.

Web provider

Alfahosting GmbH
Ankerstraße 3b
06108 Halle (Saale)
HRB: 214733 Amtsgericht Stendal
Ust.ID: DE249338561
Tel.: +49 (345) 279 58 0


Cookies are small files that make it possible to store specific information related to the device on the user’s access device (PC, smartphone or similar). On the one hand, they serve the user-friendliness of websites and thus the users (e.g. storage of login data). On the other hand, they can serve to record the statistical data of the website usage and to be able to analyze them in order to improve the offer. Users can influence the use of cookies. Most browsers have an option that limits or completely prevents the storage of cookies.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

We use only functionally necessary cookies which are deleted as soon as you close your browser window.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content, if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

What are your rights?

You have a right

  • to access your personal information,
  • to object to the processing of your personal information,
  • to rectify,
  • to erase and
  • to restrict processing your personal information.

If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please email We will make every effort to fulfill your request to the extent allowed by law and will respond in writing within 30 days of receiving your request.

Future changes

If our information policies or practices change at some time in the future, we will post the changes here.

Last updated on: 1 September 2021

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