Privacy policy for users of our website

This website is operated by the project consortium of the champI4.0ns project (FFG grant number 883417). This statement describes how and for what purposes we, as the data protection controller, process your personal data in connection with this website. In addition, we would like to inform you in this notice about your rights in connection with your personal data and how you can contact us to enforce them.

1. What data do we process about you?
In the course of your visit to this website, we will automatically collect the following of your personal data:

  • The date and time a page was viewed on our website;
  • your IP-Adresse;
  • the name and version of your web browser;
  • the web page (URL) you visited before accessing this website and
  • certain cookies (see point 3 below).

We also process the information that you yourself provide to us by entering it on our website (e.g. newsletter registration). There is no obligation to actually provide the data that we ask you to provide on our website. However, if you do not do this, it will not be possible for you to use all the functions of the website and, in particular, we will not be able to process your enquiries.

2. Purpose of the data processing
We will process your personal data for the following purposes:

  • to provide you with this website including all related services;
  • to further improve and develop this website;
  • to be able to compile usage statistics;
  • to detect, prevent and investigate attacks on our website.

3.    Cookies
So-called cookies are used on this website. A cookie is a small file that can be stored on your computer when you visit a website. Basically, cookies are used to provide users with additional functions on a website. For example, they can be used to make it easier for you to navigate a website, to allow you to continue using a website where you left it and/or to save your preferences and settings when you visit the website again. Cookies cannot access, read or modify any other data on your computer.

Most of the cookies on this website are so-called session cookies. They are automatically deleted when you leave our website again. Permanent cookies, on the other hand, remain on your computer until you delete them manually in your browser. We use such permanent cookies to recognise you the next time you visit our website.

If you want to control cookies on your computer, you can set your browser to notify you when a website wants to store cookies. You can also block or delete cookies if they have already been stored on your computer. If you would like to know more about how to set these steps, please use the “Help” function in your browser. You can also find more information on cookies at
Please note that blocking or deleting cookies may affect your online experience and prevent you from making full use of this website.

4.    Social Media Buttons
This website links to the social media platforms LinkedIn and Twitter.

5.  Legal bases of the processing
The legal basis for the processing of your personal data is our overriding legitimate interest (pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit f Data Protection Regulation), which is to achieve the purposes stated above under point 2.

6.  Storage duration
We will generally store your data automatically collected on this website for a period of three months. Longer storage will only take place insofar as this is necessary to investigate detected attacks on our website or until the expiry of the statutory limitation and retention periods or as long as statutory retention obligations exist. In addition, we will retain your personal data until the end of any legal disputes in which the data is required as evidence.

7.  Your rights in connection with personal data
You have the right (subject to applicable law), inter alia, (i) to verify whether and what personal data we hold about you and to obtain copies of such data, (ii) to request the rectification, integration or erasure of your personal data which is inaccurate or not processed in accordance with the law, (iii) to request us to restrict the processing of your personal data and (iv) in certain circumstances, to object to the processing of your personal data or to withdraw consent previously given for the processing, (iv) in certain circumstances, object to the processing of your personal data or withdraw consent previously given for the processing, (v) request data portability, (vi) know the identity of third parties to whom your personal data is transferred and (vii) lodge a complaint with the competent authority. Any revocation will not affect the lawfulness of the processing previously carried out on the basis of consent.

10.  Our contact details
Consortium management: Daniel Bachlechner, Fraunhofer Austria, E-Mail: and Martin Benfer, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology,

Last updated: 08 I 07 I 2022