GDPR Compliance

This website is compliant with the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). For a full explanation on the data policy of the web services of the University of Vienna please consult the Datenschutzerklärung der Universität Wien (unfortunately in German only). For specific questions or further explanation please contact dsba[at]

The Arctic Traits Database and all its associated web pages do not collect / retain any personal data. However, when you access this website, your browser sends some information to the serer. The University of Vienna, to be compliant with Austrian legislation (Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f DSGVO), may retain the following information for maximally 30 days:

While the IP address could theoretically be linked to identifying information, the University of Vienna does not exploit this information or use it in any other way (e.g. marketing) than ensuring the functionality of the servers and IT infrastructure. The data are not stored permanently on the servers and users can not opt-out of this. Thus, when you use this website you automatically agree to these terms.

Cookies and other third party information

This website does not use cookies and no information is sent to third parties. No social media links or tools are used, neither are any tools for website analytics or advertisements.