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Data Privacy Statement

Data privacy is of utmost importance to the JKU. In general, the JKU homepage can be visited without disclosing personal information. However, the use of special services may require asking for and processing personal information. This kind of information processing - as well as passing information on to any third party (as long as there is no legal basis in this regard) will be done only with your explicit consent.

Cookies

The website www.jku.at uses cookies. Cookies are text files stored on your device and sometimes remain on your device after visiting our website. This allows our system to identify your device during following visits and helps us remember visitors' details and searches regarding our website, thus giving us the opportunity to improve  our website's content and presentation. The information generated by cookies is used solely for the purposes of our own analysis.

Customize Browser Cookie Settings:

You can set your browser to adapt the use of cookies according to your needs.  Click on the help button in your specific browser for additional information. By not agreeing to the use of cookies on this website, you may experience some functional impairment in connection with this website.

Cookies on our Website

The website www.jku.at uses the following cookies:

Google AdWords Conversion Tracking

This website contains the Google AdWords online-advertising program and its conversion tracking analytics service. Google Conversion Tracking is an analytics service provided by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google"). If you click on a Google-served ad, a cookie for conversion tracking will be saved on your computer. This cookie will expire after 30 days. This cookie does not contain any personal information, meaning there is no way to personally identify the user. During the cookie's 30-day lifespan, Google and the JKU can retain the information that you have clicked on the ad and have thus been redirected to our website. Since every Google AdWords customer gets its own cookie, cookies cannot be tracked through the websites of Google AdWords customers.

The information provided by the conversion cookie is used to generate conversion statistics for AdWords advertisers who have opted for conversion tracking. This tells Google AdWords customers the total number of users who have clicked on their ad and were thus redirected to a conversion tracking tag page. However, the user's personal identification is not provided based on this information.

Avoid Google AdWords Conversion Tracking

If you do not wish to participate in tracking, you can opt-out of use by disabling the installation of Google Conversion Tracking cookies in your browser settings. You will not be included in the conversion tracking statistics. For more information and Google's privacy policy, please see: http://www.google.de/policies/privacy/

You can also opt to active "Opt-Out Cookie" by clicking on the following link and switch the functions by Google AdWords off just for one website only www.jku.at in your current browser for the future.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is used to analyze the website www.jku.at. This service is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA service ("Google") and uses cookies to help us understand how you use this site. Cookies are text files stored on your device. The information these cookies generate about your use of this website is generally transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the USA. However, if IP anonymization is enabled on the site, Google will compress your IP address beforehand within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and compressed there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports on website activity, and provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be put together with other Google data.

Possible user settings related to Google Analytics:

You can prevent cookie storage by adjusting your browser settings accordingly; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest extent possible. In addition, you may prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google as well as data processing by Google by using the link (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de) to install in your browser's plug-in.

You can also opt to active "Opt-Out Cookie" by clicking on the following link and switch the functions by Google Analytics off just for one website only www.jku.at in your current browser for the future.

In addition, please note that Google Analytics uses the page www.jku.at in conjunction with the code "_anonymizeIp ()" so that IP addresses can only be processed  anonymously, thereby avoiding direct personal reference(s).

Server Log Files

Information on this website is automatically ascertained and stored in server log files which your browser then transmits to us without our assistance. These are:

  • Browser types / browser versions
  • The operation system used
  • Referrer URLs
  • The accessing computer's host name
  • Time of server request

This information does not allow us to identify a specific individual. The JKU does not link this data with other data sources. However, in the event of any specific indication regarding any illegal use of our website, we reserve the right to retrospectively review the collected data.