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Data protection declaration

Details on the handling of personal data can be found on the pages of the cooperation partners:

As the provision of services by the Austrian Patent Office (APO) is funded by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), reports must be sent to the EUIPO on a quarterly basis for billing purposes, whereby the following personal data of the applicant is communicated in this context: Name/company, date of application, status of application, sector of activity, contact person, e-mail address, consultant:in of the PPO, date of interview, date of report, type of recommendation, processor:in quality check and date of implementation, any comments (such as application withdrawn or the expected date of interview).

Website use & Cookies

When you use the website, we collect and store the following data:

  • IP address
  • Referrer URL (the previously and subsequently visited website)
  • Number, duration and time of visits (your interaction with the website)
  • Search engines and keywords you used to find us
  • Browser type, device type, screen resolution, internet service provider and operating system

We collect these so-called log files (access data) automatically with the help of cookies

Cookies are small text files that are temporarily stored on your computer and saved by your browser. This makes your use of the website more convenient.

Like most websites, we use cookies if you have given your consent to do so in order to improve your use of our website. If you do not give your consent, we will only collect anonymous data about your visit to our website, for example to determine the total number of visitors to our website.

You can also object to the setting of cookies via your browser settings or download an appropriate browser plug-in at http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Web analysis

Our website uses Matomo (formerly PIWIK), an open source application/web analysis service software from the provider KIProtect GmbH, 10625 Berlin, Germany (HRB 208395B, Berlin Charlottenburg) for the statistical analysis of user access.

Further information about the company can be found at https://kiprotect.com/.

Matomo uses cookies. The information generated by the use of this website (cookies) is transmitted to the aws web server and stored for usage analysis purposes. We anonymize the IP address before processing and storage. You can prevent the installation of cookies at any time by selecting the appropriate settings in your web browser software. You can find more information about Matomo at www.matomo.org.