Data Protection, Terms and Conditions of Use

The terms and conditions cover the use of your data in connection with accessing the website and all its sub-domains as well as our newsletter.


This website uses cookies. If you have activated cookies in your browser, you will be recognized as a user re-visiting the website and it might appear adapted to your preferences. You can deactivate cookies in your browser, however not all functions of the website may be available if cookies are deactivated.


For the protection of our systems and usability of the website, data of your visit to our website is tracked. The data recorded are IP-address, name of the browser and version, date and time of access and the visited URL. This data is non-personified and used e.g. to determine the numbers of accesses.

DATA PROTECTION (Comments, surprise blog, newsletter subscription, registration for events)

All data provided by the user is explicitly of the user's own choice. Date are not passed on to third parties and can be deleted upon request. By submitting an enquiry to us, you expressly consent to us processing and using any personal data provided for the purposes of handling your enquiry. You may withdraw your consent at any time. Any personal data submitted to ACADEMIA SUPERIOR will remain strictly confidential. We will not sell, lease or distribute your data to third parties in any form.

Your contribution in a blog can be published by ACADEMIA SUPERIOR in any form. Your name will always be included. Upon your request, your contribution will be deleted. ACADEMIA SUPERIOR has the right not to publish or to delete comments or contributions that break criminal or civil norms or good morals.


From time to time we send a newsletter to interested people. For statistical purposes, we evaluate which links are clicked in the newsletter. If the settings in your e-mail program allow it, when you open an e-mail message to connect to the Internet, we evaluate the opening of the newsletter. If you no longer want to receive these messages, you will find an unsubscribe link at the end of each newsletter. This link leads to a Web page where you can confirm the cancellation with one click. In addition you can always unsubscribe via e-mail to office(at), even if no link is provided. Your cancellation will be processed within two working days and you will no longer receive newsletters from us.


This website uses Piwik , a web analytics service. Piwik uses cookies, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site.  The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to our webhost. Piwik will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Piwik in the manner and for the purposes set out above.


Our website contains links to sites operated by third parties. ACADEMIA SUPERIOR – Institute for Futures Studies bears no responsibility for the content of any sites that may be accessed using such links. If we obtain information that a linked third-party site contains unlawful content, the link to that site will be removed, so far as is technically feasible and reasonable. Our website uses cookies and session management, both of which are intended to assist site navigation. The cookies used on this site do not contain any personal information, your e-mail address or any other details that may reveal your identity. 


All of the content on this website is protected by copyright.

We take the greatest possible care when compiling the content for this site. However, ACADEMIA SUPERIOR Institute for Futures Studies cannot accept any liability for the completeness of the information provided, nor for its suitability for particular purposes. Use of the content provided on this site is entirely at your own risk. Regardless of the legal grounds, our liability for damages is restricted to cases of wilful intent and gross negligence. We accept no liability whatsoever for damage to property and consequential damage caused by defect. 


These terms and conditions of use are subject to Austrian law. Court of jurisdiction: Linz Provincial Court 

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