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Terms of Use



The BCI Award Foundation can not be held responsible for the topicality, correctness, completeness or quality of the information provided. Liability claims regarding damage caused by the use of any information provided, including any kind of information which is incomplete or incorrect, will therefore be rejected. All offers are non-binding and without obligation. Parts of the pages or the complete publication including all offers and information might be extended, changed or partly or completely deleted by the BCI Award Foundation without separate announcement.


Referrals and links

The BCI Award Foundation is not responsible for any contents linked or referred to from its pages unless it has full knowledge of illegal contents and would be able to prevent the visitors of its site from viewing those pages. If any damage occurs by the use of information presented there, only the author of the respective pages might be liable, not the one who has linked to these pages. Furthermore, the BCI Award Foundation is not liable for any postings or messages published by users of discussion boards, guestbooks or mailing lists provided on its page.



The BCI Award Foundation intended not to use any copyrighted material for the publication or, if not possible, to indicate the copyright of the respective object. The copyright for any material created by the BCI Award Foundation is reserved. Any duplication or use of objects such as diagrams, sounds or texts in other electronic or printed publications is not permitted without the BCI Award Foundation's agreement.


Privacy policy

If the opportunity for the input of personal or business data (email addresses, name, addresses) is given, the input of these data takes place voluntarily. The use and payment of all offered services are permitted - if and so far technically possible and reasonable - without specification of any personal data or under specification of anonymized data or an alias. The use of published postal addresses, telephone or fax numbers and email addresses for marketing purposes is prohibited, and offenders sending unwanted spam messages will be punished.

Statement for information requirement

The protection of your personal data is one of our prime concerns. Therefore, we process your date exclusively on the basis of legal provisions (DSGVO, TKG 2003). In this data protection information we provide information about the main points of the data processing within this web page for you.

Contact with us

If you contact us via contact form or chat tool, your provided data will be used for processing the request and will be saved in case of follow-up questions. No disclosure of this information to third parties will take place.


When you visit this website, information that allows the website to recognize you during later visits is stored on your computer ("cookies"). This allows the website to be adjusted optimally to your interests. If you do not want the storage of cookies on your computer, please deactivate the use of cookies in your browser settings. Please note, however, that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

Web Analysis

Our web page uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics, Google Inc. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is generally transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the United States. Cookies are text files placed on your computer that enable an analysis of your use of the website. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. g.tec holds a data processing agreement.

Your IP adress is recorded, but immediately pseodonymized. Therefore, only a rough localization is possible.

The relation to the web analysis provider is based on an adequacy decision of the European Comission. The data processing is based on the statutory provisions of § 96 par. 3 TKG as well as Art 6 par. 1 lit a and or f of the DSGVO. Our concerns according to DSGVO is the improvement our offer and web presence. The user data are stored for a period of 14 months.


You have the option, to subscribe to our newsletter on our web page. Therefore, we need your email adress and your declaration, that you agree with the reciept of the newsletter. To supply you purposeful with information, we also collect and process voluntary given information regarding first name, last name, institution. As soon as you have registered yourself for the Newsletter, we will send you a confirmation email with a link to confirm the registration. The subscription of the newsletter can be cancelled at any time. To cancel the newsletter, please click on the unsubscribe link. Subsequently we delete your data in conntection with the newsletter sending immediately.

We use the Google service reCaptcha to determine whether a person or a computer makes a specific entry in our contact or newsletter form. Google uses the following information to determine if you are a human being or a computer: IP address of the terminal device you are using, the website you are visiting and on which the captcha is integrated, the date and duration of the visit, the identification data of the browser and operating system type used, Google account if you are logged in to Google, mouse movements on the reCaptcha areas and tasks for which you must identify images. The legal basis for the described data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f General Data Protection Regulation. There is a legitimate interest on our part in this data processing to ensure the security of our website and to protect us from automated input (attacks).

Your Rights

You have the following rights: information, correction, deletion, restriction, transfer, recall and opposition. If you have any suspicion that we offend your data privacy rights you can lodge a complaint at the controlling authority. In Austria this is the Data Protection Authority (German: “Datenschutzbehörde”).

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Legal validity of this disclaimer

This disclaimer is to be regarded as part of the internet publication from which you were referred. If sections or individual terms of this statement are not legal or correct, the content or validity of the other parts remain uninfluenced by this fact.