The protection of your personal data is our greatest concern. We will, therefore, process your data solely based on the legal regulations (GDPR). Herewith, we want to inform you about the most important aspects of data handling within the framework of our website.

Contacting Us
If you contact us via email, we will store the data provided for six months to be able to answer your request and in case of any further questions. We will not forward your data to anybody without your consent.

Our website uses cookies. These are small text files that are stored on your end device by the browser. They do no harm. We use cookies to configure our website in a user-friendly way. Some cookies will stay stored on your end device until you delete them. They allow us to recall your browser on your next visit to our homepage. If you do not agree with that, you can configure your browser to inform you about the placement of cookies and only allow that placement in individual cases.

This web page uses LinkedIn service and has a LinkedIn link. After following the link, you will be taken as a visitor or member of LinkedIn services, which is subject to LinkedIn’s cookie ( and privacy policies ( These cover how LinkedIn collects, uses, shares, and stores personal information.

Web Analysis

Google Analytics
Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website (including your Internet Protocol [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 our 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. Further information about Google’s privacy policy may be obtained from

Our website also uses the WordPress plug-in MonsterInsights.

MonsterInsights collects non-personally identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. MonsterInsights’ purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how AFFiRiS’ visitors use its website. From time to time, MonsterInsights may release non-personally identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

MonsterInsights also collects potentially personally identifying information like IP addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on our blogs. MonsterInsights only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally identifying information as described in the link below, except that blog-commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left. Further information about MonsterInsights’ privacy policy may be obtained from

Your Rights
At any time, you have the right to request adjustment, deletion, restriction, transfer, revocation, and information regarding your saved personal data, including the sources, recipient, and the reason for saving at or email addresses. If you believe the processing of your data is in breach of the data privacy regulations, or is violating your data privacy rights in any other way, you can complain to the regulatory authorities. In Austria, this is the data protection authority (Österreichische Datenschutzbehörde, Wickenburggasse 8, 1080 Wien, +431521520,