Österreichisches Nationalkomitee der CIGRE (ÖNC)
Eschenbachgasse 9
1010 Wien

Austrian National Committee of CIGRE (ÖNC)
Eschenbachgasse 9
1010 Vienna

According to § 2.9 of the Rules of Procedure of the Austrian Society for Energy Technology in the OVE, the Austrian National Committee of CIGRE (ÖNC) is an independent department of the OGE. The activities of the ÖNC are not geared towards profit.


The ÖNC sets itself the task of participating in the work of the CIGRE on the basis of the statutes applicable to this organization, as well as promoting investigations and studies on the topics of the study committees. The following measures serve to fulfill the tasks:
Participation in the work of the study committees of the CIGRE according to their statutes.
Sending delegates to the biennial general assemblies, colloquia and other study committee events.Technical and financial support for lectures, seminars and other events of the study committees.Support for regular publication of relevant reports in Austrian specialist journals.  Involving existing national working groups or creating new ones to deal with problems related to CIGRE tasks.  Cooperation with working groups from other CIGRE member countries.  Representation in the overall organization of CIGRE and, if necessary, also in other international organizations. All other measures that appear suitable for the purpose of broadly promoting the goals of CIGRE.

CIGRE Statutes

Rules for Study Committees

Data protection

Das Österreichische Nationalkomitee der CIGRE (im Folgenden „ÖNC“) informiert im Folgenden über die stattfindende Verarbeitung personenbezogener Daten und kommt damit seinen Informationspflichten nach. Das ÖNC verwendet personenbezogene Daten grundsät

In the following, the Austrian National Committee of CIGRE (hereinafter “ÖNC”) provides information about the processing of personal data and thus fulfills its information obligations. In principle, the ÖNC only uses personal data insofar as this is necessary to provide a functioning website and to provide additional content and the processing of the services offered. The ÖNC processes personal data in accordance with the statutory provisions, in particular the applicable data protection law (Data Protection Act – DSG, General Data Protection Regulation – GDPR).

About us:

Responsible for processing is: Austrian National Committee of CIGRE, Eschenbachgasse 9, 1010 Vienna, Austria. You can reach us by phone on +43 1 587 63 73 – 0 and by email at:

  1. Why the ÖNC processes personal data (purposes and legal basis)

Operation of our website: legitimate interest (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR). Our legitimate interest lies in providing/improving and maintaining the operation and data security of our website. We use cookies on our website for this purpose. You can find more information under point 3 of this data protection declaration.

Every time you access our website, your computer (end device) transmits certain information to enable you to visit the website, whereby this information may vary depending on the browser and operating system used or their settings:

  • IP address
  • Date and time of the request
  • Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • Content of the request (page to be retrieved/content)
  • Access Status/HTTP(S) Status Code
  • amount of data transferred in each case
  • Website from which the request comes
  • Browser and browser settings
  • Operating system and its interface
  • Browser software language and version

We use this data (log files) for the proper operation of our website, in particular to identify and eliminate errors on the website, to determine the utilization of the website and to make adjustments or improvements. This data is only stored for the time the website is used, unless longer storage is required to ensure the security and functionality of the website (standard storage period 14 days).

Newsletter: You have the option of subscribing to various newsletters via our website. The legal basis is your consent to receive the newsletter (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR), which you can revoke at any time. As a member of the ÖNC, you will receive information from us about the activities and news of the association by e-mail on the basis of membership (Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR).

You can unsubscribe at any time (link in every newsletter or via the homepage. You are also welcome to contact us, see our contact details).

Provision of deliveries and services as well as customer care in this context (sales of our products, offering of services, in particular events and seminars as well as administration of these services): The data provided by you is required to fulfill the contract or to carry out pre-contractual measures (creating an offer etc .; Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR) and also for the fulfillment of legal obligations (issuing of invoices etc.; Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. c GDPR). We cannot conclude the contract and provide no services without the data required for this.

Member administration: The ÖNC processes data for the purpose of member administration on the basis of membership or as a pre-contractual measure by applicants for membership (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR). Without the necessary data (which we are also obliged to do under the law on associations), we cannot accept a member and we cannot provide any services.

Establishing contact: When contacting the ÖNC (e.g. via contact form or e-mail), the information provided by the inquirer will be used to process and answer the enquiry. The basis is the consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a DSGVO).

  1. Who do we transfer personal data to?

We only transfer your personal data in the following cases:

  • insofar as we are legally obliged to do so;
  • insofar as this is necessary for the processing of contractual relationships or for the protection of interests (e.g. vicarious agents who we use for the processing of contracts; standardization purposes);
  • with your consent;
  • to companies that help us provide our services; these service providers act as processors who may only process the data according to our instructions;
  • insofar as this is necessary for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims

In the cases mentioned above, the following third parties in particular come into question: internal offices of the ÖNC, which must necessarily receive the data in the course of processing the activity (responsible department), IT service providers, contractual or business partners who are involved in the delivery or service contribute, delivery services, printers, banks (to process payment transactions), legal representatives, courts (if necessary), accountants/tax consultants, competent administrative authorities, especially tax authorities, insurance companies in the event of an insured event.

Some of the above recipients are located outside of Austria or process your personal data there. The level of data protection in other countries may not correspond to that in Austria. However, we only transfer your personal data to countries for which the EU Commission has decided that they have an adequate level of data protection (e.g. “EU-US Privacy Shield”) or we take measures to ensure that all Recipients have an adequate level of data protection. To do this, we conclude, for example, standard contractual clauses (these are available on request).


When you use our website, so-called “cookies” are stored on your end device. These are small text files that store certain settings and data for exchange with our system via your browser. A cookie contains the name of the domain from which the cookie data was sent, information about the age of the cookie and an alphanumeric identifier (“cookie ID”). Cookies help us to improve our website and to be able to offer you optimized services; we use cookies in accordance with the applicable legal situation (Art. 5 Para. 3 ePrivacy-RL; § 96 Para. 3 TKG 2003).

If the sole purpose is to carry out the transmission of a message over a communication network or if this is strictly necessary for us to be able to provide a service that the user has expressly requested, cookies will be used without your prior consent. set. Before using any other cookies that are personally identifiable, we will obtain your consent through your active behavior (see our cookie banner). You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly.

Disabling cookies

Please note that deactivating cookies can limit the functionality of our website. To manage cookies, most browsers allow you to accept or reject all cookies or only accept certain types of cookies. You can also choose to be asked each time a website wants to save a cookie. It is also very easy to delete cookies that have already been stored on your end device by a browser. The procedures for managing and deleting cookies vary depending on the browser you use:

  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Internet Explorer
  • Google Chrome
  • Safari


  1. How long do we store your data?

In principle, we store personal data for as long as is necessary to ensure the fulfillment of the above-mentioned purposes or as long as we are legally obliged to do so. The following must be observed:

In the case of contracts: until the end of the business relationship or until the end of the guarantee, warranty, statute of limitations and statutory retention periods applicable to the person responsible; in addition, until the end of any legal disputes in which the data is required as evidence. In particular, at least 7 years to prove the fulfillment of tax and duty obligations (BAO). In the case of services for which claims for damages can be asserted in accordance with the ABGB or other titles (e.g. product liability), for the required period (between 3 and 30 years).

For inquiries (making contact), newsletters, membership management: Personal data that you provide to us voluntarily will be stored by us for the provision of the associated services and for the duration of the user or membership relationship, with the exception of a longer storage period required for the purpose of fulfilling a contractual obligation or for asserting or defending against legal claims.

  1. Your Rights

If the respective statutory requirements are met, you can assert the following listed data subject rights:

  • Right to information: You can request confirmation as to whether your personal data is being processed and request information about this data and the information pursuant to Art. 15 GDPR
  • Right to rectification if we process incorrect or incomplete data about you (Article 16 GDPR)
  • Right to erasure of personal data concerning you if the requirements of Art. 17 GDPR are met
  • Right to restrict the processing of your data (Article 18 GDPR)
  • Right to data transferability of your data provided to us, provided that the processing is based on consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a) or on a contract (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) to which you are a party and the processing takes place using automated processes (Art. 20 GDPR)
  • In the case of processing based on a (not overriding) legitimate interest, you have the right to object at any time (Art. 21 GDPR). In the case of processing for the purpose of direct advertising, this right applies without restrictions
  • You can revoke your consent to the processing of personal data at any time. Please contact us (see above for contact details). The revocation of the consent does not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to the point of revocation
  • Right of appeal: You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority responsible for you (in Austria: data protection authority), in particular in the EU member state of your place of residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged infringement, if you believe that the processing of your The personal data concerned violates the GDPR or your data subject rights have been violated.
  1. Updating and changing this data protection declaration

Since these notices are subject to the current legal situation and our processing activities may be subject to changes, we reserve the right to adapt this data protection declaration accordingly.

Status: 05/24/2018