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Imprint & Privacy Policy


Austrian Association for American Studies (AAAS)
ZVR-Number: 371718632

Department of English and American Studies
University of Salzburg
Erzabt-Klotz-Strasse 1 (Unipark)
A-5020 Salzburg

Contact Person (Current Secretary)

Mag. Dr. Angelika Ilg, M.A.
Pädagogische Hochschule Vorarlberg
Liechtensteinerstraße 33-37
A-6800 Feldkirch

Concept and Webdesign

Austrian Association for American Studies // Christoph Straub (


The AAAS is responsible for the content of this website and the storage of your data. We strive to ensure the information on its pages is accurate and up to date. However, we assume no responsibility for the currency, correctness, completeness or quality of the information provided. We reserve the right to change or remove information at any time and without notice. Liability claims are thereby excluded.


All online content (documents, web pages, and their components) on the website of the AAAS are protected by copyright and may be copied and printed exclusively for private, academic, and non-commercial use. The AAAS is not liable for material or immaterial damages arising from access to, use, or non-use of the published information, by misuse of the connection or through technical faults. The AAAS has not verified any external websites (those not within its control) that may be linked to this website via hyperlinks and does not accept any responsibility for their content. Any duplication, reproduction, transmission, or other use of information on this website for commercial purposes is strictly prohibited. All permit applications must be submitted in writing to the current secretary of the AAAS.

Individual rights that are under open or Creative Commons licenses can be used under the terms stated. A detailed overview of the terms and conditions of Creative Commons copyright licenses can be found here.

Privacy Policy

The AAAS cares about the protection of your privacy. Accordingly, our website processes your personal data exclusively in compliance with the legal framework (GDPR article 6, paragraph 1(f) – i.e. our legitimate interest in storing some data to ensure an optimized service free of technical errors – as well as the Austrian Telecommunications Act 2003). In the following, we will inform you about the most relevant ways in which we do so.

Contact Data

If you contact us via contact form or e-mail, we will store some of your data (first name, last name, e-mail address) for up to one year to be able to respond to your message. We will not disclose personal information to third parties without your consent.

Access Data

To ensure your browsing experience on our website remains free of technical errors, we are collecting access data in the form of so-called log-files. These log-files include the following information: sites visited, time of access, referral, the amount of bytes that was sent, browser used, operating system, as well as your IP address. We will not disclose those data to third parties without your consent, and delete them within one year.


Our website uses so-called cookies. A cookie is a small file that can be placed on your device to allow us to recognize and remember you. They are sent to your browser and stored on your computer or mobile device. When you visit our website, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies, but we never use them for tracking.

Some cookies will be stored on your device until you delete them, but they do not cause any damage. On the contrary, cookies increase the usability of our website.

If you are uncomfortable with our use of cookies, you have the option of changing the settings in your browser to disable cookies. If you choose to do so, please be aware that we cannot ensure the full functionality of this website.

Your Rights

You have the right to request information about the data we store about you, demand a restriction of the kind of data we store about you, and ask for your data to be corrected or deleted. If you believe that we process your data in a way that does not comply with privacy law in Austria, please issue your complaint to our current Secretary ( or to the Austrian Data Protection Authority (Wickenburggasse 8, 1080 Vienna, Austria; Phone: +43 52 152 0; E-Mail: