Cookie policy

This Cookie Declaration was last updated on 7 November 2019 and applies to citizens of the European Economic Area.

1 Introduction

Our website, (hereinafter referred to as “the website”) uses cookies and similar technologies (for simplicity’s sake, all of these are grouped together under “cookies”). Cookies are also placed with third parties we hire. In the document below, we inform you about the use of cookies on our website.

2 What are cookies?

A cookie is a simple small file that is sent along with the pages of an Internet address and can be stored by the Web browser on the PC or other device. The information stored in this file may be sent to our servers or those of relevant third parties during subsequent visits.

3 What are scripts?

A script is part of the program code that makes our site work properly and interactively. This code is executed on our server or on your device.

4 What is a web beacon?

A web beacon (also called a pixel tag) is a small invisible fragment of text or image on a website that is used to monitor traffic on the website. To make this possible, various data about you is stored using web beacons.

5 Consent

When you first visit our website, we will show you a pop-up with an explanation about cookies. Once you click on “All Cookies”, you give us your consent to use all cookies and plug-ins described in this pop-up and in the cookie explanation. You can deactivate the use of cookies via your browser, but please note that our website may then not function properly.

6 Cookies

6.1 Technical or Functional Cookies

Some cookies ensure that parts of our website function correctly and that your user preferences remain known. By placing functional cookies, we make it easier for you to visit our website. This way, when you visit our site, you don’t have to repeatedly enter the same information, or your items stay in your shopping cart until you pay. We may place these cookies without your consent.

6.2 Analysis Cookies

We do not use any analysis cookies on this website.

6.3 Advertising cookies

We do not use advertising cookies on this website.

6.4 Social Media Buttons

We do not use social media buttons on our website to rate or share websites on social networks.

7 Placed cookies

Google Analytics
Purpose: Performance
Retention period: From this meeting up to two years
Description: We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google. Google Analytics uses cookies that allow us to analyze the use of our website and compile reports on website activity and internet usage.
Names used:
_ga, _gid, _gat, _gaexp, _utm, __utmc, _TMD_, __utmv, __utmz, _gat_gtag_UA_ID, gadwp_wg_default_view, gadwp_wg_default_swmetric, gadwp_wg_default_metric, gadwp_wg_default_dimension, gadwp_ir_default_dimension, gadwp_ir_default_swmetric, gadwp_ir_default_metric (Privacy Policy)

Purpose: WordPress login cookie
Retention period: 30 days
Description: Cookie that leaves you logged in
Names used:
_wordpress_ (Privacy policy)

8 Your rights regarding personal data

You have the following rights with regard to your personal data:

  • You have the right to know why your personal data is used, what happens to it and how long it is kept.
  • Right of access: You have the right to access your personal data.
  • Right of rectification: You have the right to have your personal data supplemented, corrected, deleted or blocked whenever you wish.
  • If you have given us your consent to process your data, you have the right to revoke this consent and have your personal data deleted.
  • Right to transfer your data: You have the right to request all your personal data from one controller and to transfer them in their entirety to another controller.
  • Right of objection: You can object to the processing of your data. We will do so unless there are legitimate reasons for the processing.

To exercise these rights, please contact us. Please refer to the contact details at the end of this cookie statement. If you have a complaint about how we treat your data we would like to hear it, but you also have the right to address it to the supervisory authority (the data protection authority).

9 Activating/deactivating and deleting cookies

You can use your Internet browser to automatically or manually delete cookies. You can also specify whether special cookies should not be placed. Another option is to set your Internet browser to notify you each time a cookie is placed. For more information about these options, see the instructions in the Help section of your browser. Please note that our website may not function properly if all cookies are disabled. If you delete cookies from your browser, they will be re-placed when you return to our website.

10 Contact details

For questions and/or comments about our cookie guidelines and this statement, please contact us using the following contact information:

Univ. Prof. MMag. Dr. Christina Antenhofer
Department of History
University of Salzburg
Rudolfskai 42
5020 Salzburg
Telephone number: 0043(0) 662 8044-0