Data Protection

Personal data is only collected, processed, and used by mumok in
accordance with the provisions of the Austrian Data Protection Act and
General Data Protection Regulation. The following information explains
which data is collected when you visit our website.

  1. Personal Data

Data entered into online forms when registering for the mumok
Newsletter, the donation form as well as with the purchase of a mumok
annual pass or a mumok Friends membership is stored. In addition to the
visible fields in the forms, such as your e-mail address, first name and
surname, the time of storage and the current IP address are also recorded.

  2. The Use of Cookies

On this website mumok uses cookies to optimize our service.

    a. What are cookies?

Cookies are small files with configuration settings that help mumok to
ascertain frequency of use and the kind of use of the website. Cookies
are also used to implement certain user functions. The main purpose of a
cookie is therefore the recognition of the visitors of the website and
thus it is possible to present each visitor a more individual and
personalized website tailored to their needs.

Cookies may contain the following files:
• the name of the server that wrote the data package
• a one-time ID number
• sometimes an end date

    b. The following cookies are saved after active use of the site
    has terminated:

• Session cookies:
These are temporary cookies and they are deleted by closing the browser.
o adaptive  image: Saves the current resolution to play the appropriate
image size
o has_js: saves information on whether the user’s browser has JavaScript
as to provide specific functions or display formats
o cookie_agreed: checks if the user has accepted the cookie popup to
decide whether to show the notice again or not.

• Web analysis cookies:
The website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc.
(“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies,” text files that
are placed on your computer and that allow an analysis of how you use
the website The information generated by the cookie about your use of
the website is usually transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in
the United States. The mumok website uses IP anonymization, meaning that
within member states of the European Union and in other contracting
states to the European Economic Area your IP address is abbreviated by
Google. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be
transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf
of the website operator Google uses this information to analyze your use
of the website and to prepare reports about website activities and to
provide further services associated with website and Internet use to the
website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the
context of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data. You
may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on
your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be
able to use the full functionality of the website.. You can also prevent
Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to
your use of the website (including your anonymised IP address) and from
processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser
plug-in available under the following link

Google Analytics uses the following cookies: _ga (stored for 2 years),
_gat (stored for 10 minutes), _gid (stored for 24 hours)

By using this website you agree to the use of cookies to read, process,
transfer, and save information.
By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you
by web analysis services in the manner and for the purposes described above.

    c. Activating and Deactivating Cookies:

Most browsers accept cookies automatically. Cookies can be managed and
deleted in your browser settings. When a setting prevents cookies from
being stored, not all functions of the website may be able to be used in

    d. Third Party Cookies

This website also integrates content from third parties. These third
parties may also deploy cookies during your visit to our website, for
example providing them with information that you have visited one of our
websites. For further information on third-party use of cookies, please
visit the website of the third party.

    e. jStorage:

Information is stored identifying whether a user has seen a popup
overlay and which contents he or she has seen. A popup overlay can be
activated via the splashify module; there are various configurations here.

  3. Social Plugins

This website uses social media plugins from,,, and This can be recognized by the
corresponding logo.
When visiting a page on which such a logo appears, the browser
automatically connects to the respective server of the social media
service. The connected social media service receives various data
including which website the user is currently visiting. The operator of
the website has no influence on which data is transmitted to the
respective platform. This data transfer is also independent of whether
the user clicks on the plug-in.
If the user is logged into Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or
at the same time as our website, the plugin may set up a concrete
connection with the account of the user. If the user writes a comment on
the website or likes it via the plugin, then the plugin sends
information to Facebook etc. and links this with the user’s account. To
prevent this, the user must logout from the social media account.
In addition to this information, users should also observe the privacy
policy of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. There is also the
option to install an add-on that blocks the social media plugin, so data
transfer can be prevented.

    Data Security

Your data security is our highest priority. Our declared aim is to take
all necessary technical and organisational measures to ensure the
security of data processing and to process your personal data in such a
way that they are protected from access by unauthorised third parties.
Through the use of state-of-the-art security software, coding and
encryption methods our IT infrastructure meets the highest international
security standards. For the transmission and storage of personal data,
encryption procedures and access control systems of the applicable
standards are used in order to protect these from unauthorized access as
best as possible.