Privacy Policy

The Gaia-X Austria Website is jointly organized by the Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT) and the members of the Gaia-X Management Board.

AIT take the careful processing and protection of your personal data very seriously. We keep data entrusted to us strictly confidential and handle them responsibly. In view of the provisions of the EU General Data Protection Regulation and the Austrian Data Protection Act in particular, we view data protection as a topic of social relevance across Europe and as an indication of quality.

Based on the relevant data protection provisions, we hereby inform you about the data processing related to the Gaia-X Austria website, its purpose and your rights.

This privacy policy refers to data protection law as amended from time to time. We expressly reserve the right to make amendments or adjustments in the future. We therefore recommend that you visit this section of our website regularly to stay updated about any changes to the processing of personal data.

The controller for data processing related to the Gaia-X website that you are currently visiting is:

Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH (AIT)

  • Giefinggasse 4, 1210 Wien, Austria
  • Telephone: +43 50550-0
  • Email:

Newsletter Privacy Policy

When you subscribe to our newsletter, you provide us with your email address and grant us the right to contact you via email. The data stored during the newsletter registration is used exclusively for our newsletter and is not shared with any third parties. We use Brevo (Sendinblue GmbH, Köpenicker Straße 126, 10179 Berlin) for the distribution of newsletters.

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If you choose to unsubscribe from the newsletter – you can find the link at the bottom of every newsletter – we will delete all data associated with your newsletter registration.

Processing of personal data

When visiting the website, the webserver temporarily saves every access to the protocol file. The collection and processing of the respective data is necessary in order to ensure the perfect usage of the website (connection establishment), to guarantee the constant security of the system, as well as its stability, for technical administration and network infrastructure, for optimizing our web presence and internal statistical purposes. The IP will be used for blocking and can be statistically processed in case of external attacks on our network structure. The legal basis of this processing is an overriding legitimate interest (Art. 6 sec. 1 lit f GDPR) in ensuring the functionality and security of the website.

For this purpose, we proceed the following data in form of Cookies:

  • IP of the requesting computer
  • date and time of the request / access
  • name and URL of the requested file
  • website through which the access has been processed