Privacy policy


Responsible handling and protection of your personal data is of particular concern to the Federal Ministry for Climate Protection, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology (BMK). We want you to know when we collect which data and how we use it. We have taken technical and organizational measures to ensure that the legal provisions (DSGVO, TKG 2003, DSG) are complied with.

Server logs, cookies and website analytics

Each of your accesses to the website of the Radon Competence Centre is stored in a log file (server logs) for a limited time with the following data:

  • IP address of the end device
  • Request details and destination address
  • Used browser and operating system
  • Date and time of the retrieval
  • The URL you called up, including all parameters
  • If applicable, the page from which you clicked on the page link
  • The protocol version used by your browser
  • The access method used
  • Name and size of the data you retrieved
  • Message whether the retrieval was successful

This data is used exclusively to check system security.


Cookies are small text files that are stored on your terminal device in order to recognize it. They do not cause any harm. Thus, the information contained in the cookies is used for session control, server load balancing, for analysis purposes and to increase the security of our applications as well as customizability and usability. In this way, we enable a high level of user-friendliness of our website.

You can prevent the use of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly. If you do not allow cookies, you can generally still use our website.

Required cookies

These cookies are needed for the basic functions of the site to work correctly.

Cookie Manager
How to show/hide the cookie consent message.

Provider: BMK
Cookie name: supi
Runtime: 1 year.

Session Management
Provider: BMK
Cookie name: SERVERID
Runtime: End of session.

Session Management
Provider: BMK
Cookie name:  fe_typo_user
Runtime: End of session.

Cookies for statistics

Statistics cookies anonymize your data and use it. This information helps us learn how visitors use our website.


Provider: Matomo

Cookie name: _pk_ses (persistent cookie, lifetime: 30 min (is automatically extended)); _pk_id (persistent cookie, lifetime 1 year), MATOMO_SESSID.

Web analysis

In order to be able to evaluate (anonymous) user behavior on the website, this website uses an open source web application for web analysis (Matomo). The analysis is based on server logs, but on a purely anonymous basis. The IP address present in the server logs is anonymized before analysis. This ensures that no personal data is present in the analysis system.


The Radon Competence Centre does not engage in active profiling for automated decision making.


Data that you provide to us by e-mail ( will be treated responsibly by our employees and used only in the sense and for the purpose of the application. It is your free decision whether you want to share this data.

Links to websites of other providers

This website contains links to websites of other providers. We have no influence on whether these providers comply with data protection regulations.

Legal bases of the processing

The following legal bases come into consideration for the processing of your data:

  • Processing for the protection of our legitimate interests pursuant to Art 6 para 1 lit f DSGVO.

Storage duration

As a matter of principle, data will not be stored longer than necessary. The specific storage period may result from an applicable legal provision or applies for the duration of your consent.

Your rights

You are generally entitled to the rights of information, correction, deletion, restriction, data portability, revocation and objection. If you believe that the processing of your data violates data protection law or your data protection rights have otherwise been violated in some way, you can complain to the supervisory authority. In Austria, this is the data protection authority.

We reserve the right to adapt this data protection information. The currently valid version is available at

Person responsible within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation

Federal Ministry for Climate Protection, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology

Address: Radetzkystraße 2, 1030 Vienna


Contact data protection officer


Revocation of data collection for statistical purposes

You have the option to prevent actions you take here from being analyzed and linked. This will protect your privacy, but will also prevent the owner from learning from your actions and improving the usability for you and other users.