Legal Information

Legal notice and disclosures pursuant to sections 24 and 25 Mediengesetz (Media Act) in conjunction with section 5 E-Commerce-Gesetz (E-Commerce Act) for online media of St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences (St. Pölten UAS); notice pursuant to section 14 Unternehmensgesetzbuch (Austrian Business Code)

Proprietor and publisher

St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences

Registered office and business address

Matthias Corvinus-Strasse 15, 3100 St. Pölten
Registered in the register of companies of St. Pölten provincial court under FN 146616m
VAT ID: ATU 53208201
Data protection reg. no. 1028669F

Executive bodies and officers

Management Board

Maria Gabriela Ondrejkovics-Fernandes
Gernot Kohl, MSc


St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences
Matthias Corvinus-Strasse 15, 3100 St. Pölten
Tel. +43 (0)2742 313228-333
Fax: +43 (0)2742 313228-339

Project lead:

Dr. Wolfgang Aigner

Object of the company

Preparing and implementing university of applied sciences degree programmes and operating a university of applied sciences in St. Pölten with several degree programmes, all in accordance with the objectives and basic principles of university of applied sciences degrees as specified in section 3 Fachhochschul-Studiengesetz (University of Applied Sciences Studies Act). Rendering services to third parties in fields where the company conducts research and teaching, running degree programmes and continuing education courses, and operating student accommodation and a student canteen. Within the scope of these activities, the company is authorised to conduct all such transactions and take all such measures as are deemed necessary to achieve the company’s objectives. The company exclusively and directly serves public-benefit purposes in the meaning of the Bundesabgabenordnung (Austrian Fiscal Code); its activities are not aimed at generating profit. The company’s resources may only be used for the purpose of achieving the university’s public-benefit objectives.


The shareholders of St. Pölten UAS are

Basic objectives

To promote and advertise St. Pölten UAS and report on matters relating to the teaching and research undertaken as part of the degree programmes offered by the university.

Applicable laws

  • Media Act
  • E-Commerce Act
  • Austrian Business Code
  • University of Applied Sciences Studies Act Hochschul-Qualitätssicherungsgesetz (Higher Education Quality Assurance Act)

All of these laws can be found in German at

Supervisory authority

Pursuant to the Higher Education Quality Assurance Act and the University of Applied Sciences Studies Act:

Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation Austria

Contact details: online editing department,

Marketing and Communications Department


Unless otherwise stated, provided by the project staff.

Technical implementation and support

The technical support of the WWW server is provided by FH JOANNEUM Gesellschaft mbH. If you have technical problems, please send your e-mail to the webmaster.


All texts on the VALiD website have been carefully checked. Nevertheless, no guarantee can be given for the accuracy, completeness and actuality of the information. A liability of the University of Applied Sciences St. Pölten is therefore excluded. The links to other websites have been carefully selected. Since the University of Applied Sciences St. Pölten has no influence on their content, the University of Applied Sciences St. Pölten takes no responsibility for this.

© St. Pölten UAS or the respective authors of the sub-pages hold the copyrights.


Unless otherwise stated, this work or its contents are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Austria license (CC BY 3.0 AT).

That means you are allowed to:

  • Divide – duplicate and redistribute the material in any format or medium
  • Edit – remix, modify and build on the material
    for any purpose, even commercial.

The licensor can not revoke these freedoms as long as you comply with the license terms.

Under the following condition:

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Privacy policy regarding newsletter subscription:

Privacy notice

As a data controller, Fachhochschule St. Pölten GmbH, Matthias Corvinus-Strasse 15, 3100 St. Pölten,, takes data protection and confidentiality very seriously, and therefore complies with all applicable national and European data protection regulations. An overview of the key aspects of Fachhochschule St. Pölten GmbH’s privacy policy is provided below.

Data collection and purpose of processing

Data are processed electronically in connection with newsletter subscriptions. Such processing is based on your consent in accordance with data protection law. Fachhochschule St. Pölten GmbH electronically processes all of the personal data you provide when subscribing.

Subscription is only possible by entering the required information (obligatory fields are marked ‘*’) in the online form provided. Your subscription request cannot be accepted if you do not provide the required data.

What data are stored?

St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences stores the information that you provide, in particular your e-mail address.

How long do we store your data?

Data are deleted at the latest three years after the last date on which you contacted us, unless you consent to a longer retention period.

Withdrawal of consent

The declaration of consent provided by means of the online application may be withdrawn at any time. Such withdrawal does not affect the lawfulness of processing carried out on the basis of your consent prior to withdrawal. If you withdraw your consent, all data that enable you to be identified will be deleted. As a result, further processing of your subscription request will not be possible. You can withdraw your consent by writing to

Recipients of data

Data generated as a result of processing in connection with newsletter delivery are transferred to a processor within the EU, for the purpose of handling delivery of newsletters. Data are transferred on the basis of a processing agreement with eyepin GmbH.

Data security

All data are stored on servers that are operated to high security standards and are protected against unauthorised access and abuse.

Other rights of data subjects

You also have the following rights:

  • Right of access to personal data relating to you
  • Right to rectification, right to erasure, and right to restriction of processing
  • Right to data portability

You can exercise these rights by contacting Fachhochschule St. Pölten GmbH as the data controller (

You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority, namely the Austrian Data Protection Authority, Wickenburggasse 8, 1080 Vienna, tel. +43 (0)1 521520, e-mail:
If you have any other questions or suggestions, you can contact us by e-mail:, at any time.

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