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  1. This website is owned and operated by Competence Center CHASE GmbH, Hafenstraße 47-51, 4020 Linz - Austria and was created using, which is a leading cloud-based development platform. These terms set forth the terms and conditions under which you may use our website and services as offered by us.

  2. This website offers visitors the scientific work of the Competence Center CHASE. By accessing or using the website of our service, you approve that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by these terms.

  3. This website and its content and layout, including all individual elements such as images, logos, videos, illustrations, artwork, are protected by copyright. Any reproduction, distribution, storing, use or processing without our explicit written consent is prohibited. This website is furnished as an informational resource only.


  1. The content of this website is provided free of charge. We endeavor to keep the information up to date, correct and complete, but we make no representations and warranties of any kind about the contents of the website, in particular with respect to the accuracy, completeness and up-to-dateness of the information and/or its suitability for any purpose and/or for the technical services, including, but not limited to, service availability and data storage.

  2. We are providing our website as a service and information platform that contains links to third-party websites as a free service. The contents of such third-party websites shall not be deemed to constitute content of our website. We disclaim any responsibility for the contents of such linked websites and their contents.


The purpose of this Data Policy is to provide you with a clear explanation of when, why and how we collect and use your personal information, as well as an explanation of your statutory rights.  This Data Policy is not intended to override the terms of any contract you have with us, nor any rights you might have under applicable data privacy laws.

Protection of your personal data is very important to us. For this reason we use your personal data solely in compliance with the applicable legal requirements for data privacy. In accordance with Art. 13 and 14 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) we hereby inform you about how we process your data:

1. Personal data is processed in particular for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party or in order to take steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into a contract in accordance with Art. 6(1)(c) GDPR or for compliance with a le­gal obligation to which the controller is subject in accordance with Art. 6(1)(c) GDPR or processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the con­troller or by a third party and for the purposes of asserting, exercising or defending legal entitlements in accordance with Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR. If the data subject has given consent to the processing of his or her personal data, such processing shall be legally subject to Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR.


In accordance with Art. 13(1)(e) GDPR the following categories of recipients exist:

  • Controller’s owners

  • Processors

  • Funding providers and partners

  • Social insurance institutions

  • Authorities

  • Third-party providers and service partners (e.g. development service providers, research partners, banks)

  • Debt collection agencies, legal and tax consultants, and specialists in the assertion, ex­ercise or defence of legal

  • entitlements

  • Auditing companies for compliance with accountability

  • Courts for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal entitlements

2. Personal data will be stored for as long as it is necessary for

  • the performance of a contract with the data subject or

  • the fulfilment of a legal obligation (e.g. 7-year retention period as stipulated by the Austrian Commercial Code,

  •  Austrian Federal Fiscal Law, various retention periods required by the funding providers) or

  • the assertion, exercise or defence of legal entitlements.


3. The GDPR affords data subjects the following rights with the exceptions as set out in the corresponding provisions:

  • Right of access (Art. 15 GDPR)

  • Right to rectification (Art. 16 GDPR)

  • Right to erasure (Art. 17 GDPR)

  • Right to restriction of processing (Art. 18 GDPR)

  • Right to object (Art. 21 GDPR)

  • Right to data portability (Art. 20 GDPR)

  • Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority (Art. 77 GDPR, especially the Austrian Data Protection Agency)

  • Right to withdraw consent (Art. 7(3) GDPR), provided that processing is based on consent, with effect for the future.


4. In the context of job applications, the data you submit in the context of the application is processed for the processing of the application. The data transmitted will be deleted 6 months after the vacancy has been filled unless the applicant explicitly wishes a longer retention period or statutory provisions require a longer retention period. Application data will never be passed on to third parties without your explicit consent.

We receive, collect and store any information you enter on our website or provide us in any other way, either independently or with the help of third-party services, including through the use of “cookies” and other tracking technologies

We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page. 


Our website is hosted on the platform. Your data may be stored through’s data storage, databases and the general applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. 

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  1. This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site.

  2. In order for some of these technologies to work properly, a small data file (“cookie”) must be downloaded and stored on your device. By default, we use several persistent cookies for purposes of session and user authentication, security, keeping the User’s preferences (e.g., regarding default language and settings), connection stability (e.g., for uploading media).

  3. If you want to delete or block any cookies, please refer to the help and support area on your internet browser for instructions on how to locate the file or directory that stores cookies. 

  4. Please note that deleting cookies or disabling future cookies or tracking technologies may prevent you from accessing certain areas or features of the website, or may otherwise adversely affect your user experience.

  5. Please click here to learn more about cookies. cookies information 


​If you have any questions regarding our conditions of use and data privacy please contact us under:

Competence Center CHASE GmbH

From 01.06.2023 you can reach us at the new company address: 

Hafenstraße 47-51

Bauteil B, 3. Stock, Top B3.1

4020 Linz - Austria


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