Privacy information

The protection of your personal data is of particular concern to us. We therefore process your data exclusively on the basis of the statutory provisions (DSGVO, TKG 2003). In this data protection information we inform you about the most important aspects of data processing within the framework of our website.

Contact with us

If you contact us via form on the website or via e-mail, it is necessary that the data provided by you (first name, surname, company, e-mail address) is stored for the purpose of processing the enquiry and in the event of follow-up questions, otherwise it will not be possible to process your contact.

Your data will be processed exclusively on the basis of the statutory provisions or contractual basis or consent.

If there are already activities between you and us, such as scientific cooperation or projects, for example, data processing will only take place to the extent necessary or to safeguard the legitimate interests of the contractual partners on the basis of legal or contractual provisions.

Your data will be processed until your revocation, failure to enter into a business relationship or to the extent required by law or contract.

If you have not given us permission to send you information, even of a periodic nature such as newsletters, we will unfortunately not be able to send it to you.

Data protection when you apply to us

We are pleased that you are interested in a career at JOANNEUM RESEARCH. We will take sufficient time for your application and will contact you within a reasonable period of time.

JOANNEUM RESEARCH attaches great importance to the protection of applicants' personal data. By applying to JOANNEUM RESEARCH, you make your personal data available to the company to process your application. We assure you that all information you provide will be treated confidentially. The data entered will be processed exclusively for the purpose of the application process.

Please note that your data will not be stored anonymously, but will be made available to the relevant positions within the company, which in turn are obliged to maintain confidentiality. You have the right at any time to information, correction, deletion, restriction of processing and objection to further use of your personal data in accordance with the applicable legal provisions. In one of these cases, please contact the following e-mail address: Furthermore, you have the right to appeal to the Austrian Data Protection Authority, Wickenburggasse 8, 1080 Vienna.

The personal data provided by you in your application will be stored for a period of seven full calendar months from receipt of your application and then deleted.

If we wish to keep your application on file for a longer period, we may contact you and request your consent. We will, of course, inform you of the duration of the evidence.


Our website uses so-called cookies. These are small text files that are stored on your end device with the help of the browser. They do not cause any damage. We use cookies to make our website user-friendly. Some cookies remain stored on your end device until you delete them. They enable us to recognise your browser the next time you visit. If you do not wish this, you can set your browser so that it completely deactivates cookies or informs you about the setting of cookies and you only allow this in individual cases. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of our website may be restricted.

Google Analytics / Web Analysis

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). We have concluded a corresponding contract with the provider for order data processing. Our relationship with the web analytics provider is based on the European Commission's Privacy Shield. Data processing is based on the statutory provisions of § 96 Para. 3 TKG and Art. 6 Para. 1 lit a (consent) and f (legitimate interest) of the DSGVO.

Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. You can prevent this by setting your browser so that no cookies are stored. However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google 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. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. The collection and storage of data may be revoked at any time with effect for the future.

This website uses Google Analytics with the extension "_anonymizeIp()", whereby IP addresses are further processed only in abbreviated form in order to exclude direct personal references. For further information please click

Privacy policy for the use of Facebook plugins (e.g. "Like" button)

On our pages are plugins of the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA integrated. You can recognize the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the "Like" button on our page. You can find an overview of the Facebook plugins here: When you visit our pages, the plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click the Facebook "Like" button while logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our pages to your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to associate visiting our pages with your user account. We would like to point out that, as the provider of the pages, we do not have any knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or its use by Facebook. Further information on this can be found in Facebook's privacy statement at

If you do not want Facebook to be able to assign visits to our pages to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.

Source: Facebook disclaimer from

Your rights

In accordance with Art 15 DSGVO, you are entitled at any time to request JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH to provide you with information on the personal data stored about you.

In accordance with Art. 16, 17 and 18 DSGVO, you may at any time request JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH to correct, delete and restrict individual personal data.

In addition, you can exercise your right of objection pursuant to Art 21 DSGVO at any time without stating reasons and change or completely revoke the consent given with effect for the future. You can send the revocation either by post, e-mail or fax to JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH. You will not incur any costs other than the postage costs or the transmission costs according to the existing basic tariffs.

According to Art 19 DSGVO, JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH is obliged to notify all recipients in connection with the correction, deletion or restriction of the processing of personal data. You will be informed of these recipients upon request.

JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH grants you the right to data transfer of personal data provided by you pursuant to Art 20 DSGVO.

If you believe that the processing of your personal data violates data protection law or your data protection claims have otherwise been violated in any way, you can complain to the supervisory authority. In Austria this is the data protection authority, Wickenburggasse 8, 1080 Vienna, e-mail:, telephone: +43 1 52 152-0.

You can reach us under the following contact details:

Forschungsgesellschaft mbH

Leonhardstraße 59
A-8010 Graz

Tel.: +43 316 876-0
Fax: +43 316 876-1181


Central Data Protection Officer: Dipl.-Ing. Edmund-Gerhard Schrümpf