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The Federal Chancellery of Austria operates this website in order to improve public access to information in the areas falling within its ministerial portfolio and to information on projects and initiatives of the Federal Chancellery of Austria.

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The Federal Chancellery of Austria disclaims all liability for the contents of the information contained on this website. Despite our best efforts, we are unable to give any warranty that the information contained therein is up-to-date and correct. Wherever errors and misprints come to our attention, we shall endeavour to correct them as quickly as possible.

Several documents on this website contain references to information published by other organisations, such as other Austrian federal ministries, or to information published on the EU server. We do not warrant that any such information is relevant, up-to-date or correct.

Disclaimer of liability

The Federal Chancellery of Austria assumes no responsibility or liability whatsoever regarding whether the details published on this website are correct or up-to-date. The information provided on this website is:

  • information of a mere general nature, which is not tailored to the particular needs of any specific person or organisation;
  • not necessarily comprehensive, complete, precise or up-to-date;
  • sometimes furnished together with a link to external websites over which the Federal Chancellery of Austria has no control and for which it likewise assumes no responsibility;
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We are unable to guarantee that any document which is accessible online corresponds precisely to the officially authorised text. Only instruments of the Republic of Austria (which as a rule are published in the statutorily prescribed manner in the “Federal Gazette of the Republic of Austria” [Bundesgesetzblatt der Republik Österreich]) shall be deemed binding.

We would like to keep technical faults to a minimum and recommend that you make use of all available options to prevent faults of this kind. However, it cannot be ruled out that the files or formats in which some of the data and details on our website are stored and/or structured may not be error-free. We are neither able to warrant uninterrupted availability of our service nor do we bear any liability for interruptions of service or for disruptions of other kinds due to technical faults.

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This means that it is no longer possible to access webpages and web services using outdated operating systems and web browsers, such as Windows XP and Internet Explorer 8, since these no longer meet with current security Standards.

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