Freshwater Information Platform

Impressum

Database management

Scientific lead: Astrid Schmidt-Kloiber (astrid.schmidt-kloiber@boku.ac.at) - » BOKU Vienna
Technical lead: Robert Vogl (irv@irv-software.at) - » IRV-Software Vienna
 
University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
Department Water - Atmosphere - Environment
Institute of Hydrobiology & Aquatic Ecosystem Management
Max Emanuelstrasse 17, 1180 Vienna, Austria
Tel.:++43 (1) 47654 5225; Fax: ++43 (1) 47654 5217
 
© 2001-2018 by BOKU

Responsibilities

Taxonomic experts: see » Experts/Taxonomic experts
Country checklists: see » Experts/Country checklist experts
Ecological classifications: see » Experts/Ecological information experts and » Terms of use (citation)
 
Webdesign: Astrid Schmidt-Kloiber (astrid.schmidt-kloiber@boku.ac.at)
Technical realisation: Robert Vogl (irv@irv-software.at)

Copyright photos

Fish: BOKU Vienna - Institute of Hydrobiology and Aquatic Ecosystem Management
Macro-invertebrates: Wolfram Graf, Astrid Schmidt-Kloiber, Helmut Schuhmacher
Macrophytes: Bernard Dudley, Wolfram Graf
Diatoms: Wolfram Graf
Phytoplankton: Oliver Skibbe



General Data Protection Regulation

Privacy policy

All data on this website are processed based on the current Austrian and international laws and regulations (GDPR, DSGVO, TKG 2003). The provisions below explain the manner, extent and purpose for collecting, using and processing personal information by the provider (www.domaintechnik.at). You can use our website without leaving or storing any personal data. If we ask for personal data (registration, newsletter, contact form), we just use it for the case we asked for and for which you are granting permission to us. Our website may be used without entering personal information. Different rules may apply to certain services on our site, however, and are explained separately below. We do care for your data, we will never hand over your data to third parties in any case. Please be aware that data transfer via internet is subject to security risks and, therefore, complete protection against third-party access to transferred data cannot be ensured.

Contact

If you contact us via email or a contact form via this website we will save the received information in case of further communication. The saved information will only be used for communication purposes with you and not be handed over to a 3rd party.

User registration and login

We offer the opportunity to register on our website, so that you can use further services (detailed queries of species preferences and traits). Data entered in the course of the registration process which can be seen in the registration entry form, namely name, email, institute, position and country, research interests, are collected and stored solely for the use of our offer. By registering on our site, we further store your IP address as well as the date and time of your registration. This serves as a hedge on our part in the event that a third party abuses your data and registers with this data without your knowledge. A comparison of these data with other data collected by other components of our website does not take place.

Your email address will only be used to send freshwaterecology.info-related information (occasional newsletter). You have the option to deregister from our website at any time.
Please send an email to the following address: registration@freshwaterecology.info.

We never pass on any data to third parties.

Server logfiles

The provider of the website (www.domaintechnik.at, server location: Vienna, Austria) is logging all accesses to the website. The logfile is anonymised prior to its storage, including the IP address, so it is not counting as "personal data" in sense of the GDPR/DSGVO. All logfiles will be deleted automatically after 30 days by the provider. These logfiles are only used to detect potential threats for the server, they are not be used for any statistical analyses.

Use of log data

To improve and optimise the services offered on our website, the following information is stored with each query: IP address, user ID, queried page, queried criteria, date and time, browser type. This information only serves the usability of our website and will not be passed on to third parties.

Cookies

Cookies are small pieces of data sent from the webserver and stored on the user's computer by the user's web browser while the user is browsing. They do not contain any harmful code or viruses. Only so-called "session cookies" will be set by our webserver, these will be deleted after you close your browser.

Web analytics

We do not use any web analytic tools to track your visit on our website.

Your rights

You have the right to get information, ask for correction or request deletion of your personal data which we might have stored any time. You can contact us if you have questions concerning your personal data and our data privacy policy via the persons and contact details named in the contact section (link). If you believe that the processing of your data violates data protection law or if your data protection claims have otherwise been violated in a way, you can complain to the supervisory authority. In Austria, this is the data protection authority (https://www.dsb.gv.at/).

Copyright

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Material and/or links on this web site do not constitute legal advice, political advice, and/or other advice.

Permission is granted to use materials contained on this website, in part or in full, for personal and educational purposes, but not commercial purposes, provided that you keep all copyright and other proprietary notices intact and provided that full credit is given to freshwaterecology.info and the respective copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights holder. You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, or distribute in any way content available through this website, with the exception of public documents such as treaties and conventions.

Errors

Additionally, while we strive for accuracy, we make no guarantees, warranties and/or other representations about the suitability, reliability, availability, timeliness, or accuracy of this website for any purpose. The webpages and information contained here are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind.

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Links

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