Data Policy

The University of Vienna takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. The University of Vienna‘s Data Protection Declaration informs you about the basic aspects of data processing regarding photographs and videos made at events of the University of Vienna.

Data processing

In accordance with the data protection regulations, we would like to inform you that we store photographs for the purpose of corporate communications.

We store this data for the duration of the longest permissible storage period, but at least until the next event in the series will be taking place. Photographs of public figures are stored until further notice.

We process data in accordance with the legal provisions (article 6, para. 1 of the GDPR), i.e.

• “for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest”, according to article 6, para.1 of the GDPR (lit. e);

• “for compliance with a legal obligation“ (lit. c) to inform the public about the fulfilment of the University of Vienna’s tasks according to section 3, line 11 of the 2002 Universities Act;

• “for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the University of Vienna“ (lit. f), i.e. for the purpose of documenting the activities of the University of Vienna;

• “to reconcile the right to the protection of personal data with the freedom of expression and information” in accordance with article 2, section 9 of the Federal Act concerning the Protection of Personal Data (DSG) when storing the data for the duration of the longest permissible storage period.

Photos of you are published for the purpose of corporate communications.

Your personal data may be transferred to recipients in a third country (EU or EEA country) or an international organisation.

Your rights

You have the right to information, rectification, erasure, restriction of processing, data portability and the right to object. If you believe that the processing of your personal data violates data protection regulations or that your rights as a data subject have been violated, you can file a complaint with the Austrian Data Protection Authority (Wickenburggasse 8, 1080 Vienna).