This Privacy Policy is intended to inform you, in accordance with the provisions of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which information we collect and how it is used when you visit this website.

The address of the website of the Society Mollusc Research Austria (MoFA) is:

Automatic Data Storage

When visiting a website, this one too, certain information is automatically saved, such as IP address, date and time. These data are usually not used and not shared. However, in the case of illegal behaviour, access may be granted. Automatically collected data (log files) are viewed to solve technical problems and otherwise automatically deleted after 3 years.

Storage of personal data

Personal data that you submit to us in the course of the registration for our MoFA newsletter will only be stored after your consent and will only be used for the specified purpose. These data are kept safe and not shared with third parties. However, we cannot rule out the possibility of providing access in case of illegal behaviour.

Your rights

According to Articles 15-18, 20, and 21 GDPR, you have the right of access, rectification, erasure, restriction of processing, portability and objection against the processing of your data. Likewise, you can use your right of objection without stating any reasons and revoke the declaration of consent to the use of your data. Please send your request for information or your cancellation by post to MoFA, Naturhistorisches Museum Wien, Burgring 7, 1010 Vienna or by e-mail to After the cancellation, we will delete or anonymise your data so that your personal data will no longer be processed.

TLS encryption with https

By using TLS (Transport Layer Security) for secure data transmission, we can guarantee the protection of your data. The use of this protocol in the address bar is indicated by the lock symbol and the use of https as part of our Internet address.


The MoFA website does not use any personally identifiable information in its cookies.