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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)


The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) improves transparency and data privacy rights of individuals and is taking effect in Europe in May 25, 2018. (DSGVO, TKG 2003). We want to inform you about the most important aspects of data processing within our website.

You have the right to get information, correction, deletion, limitation, data portability, and objection. If you believe that the processing of your data violates data protection law, you can complain to the supervisory authority. In Austria, this is the data protection authority.

Your personal data in PalDat

This privacy statement describes how PalDat collects and uses the personal information you provide on our websites. The personal information that we collect will depend on how you are using the PalDat Websites:

If you do not agree, please let us know per mail ( or by post at any time. We will then immediately delete your personal data from the server.

If you contact us by e-mail, your data will be stored on a local computer at the department for the purpose of processing the request and in case of follow-up questions. This data will not be disclosed to third parties.


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Department of Botany and Biodiversity Research
University of Vienna
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A-1030 Vienna, Austria
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