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Imprint & legal notice in accordance with § 25 of the Austrian Media Act

Federal Chancellery of Austria
Executive Secretariat for the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the EU in 2018
Pestalozzigasse 2
1010 Vienna
Austria

Tel: +43 1 531 15-0
Data processing register number: 0000019

Copyright

© Federal Chancellery of Austria 2018

Reproduction is authorised, provided the source is acknowledged, save where otherwise stated. Any restrictions on use shall be clearly indicated.

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Federal Chancellery of Austria
Executive Secretariat for the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the EU in 2018
Editorial team: online@eu2018.at

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Photo credit

All images are, unless explicitly stated otherwise, property of the Federal Chancellery of Austria.

Licences – visual material

The Federal Chancellery of Austria has acquired all rights of use from the authors of digital images published on the website of the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union in 2018. The images made available on the website may – provided the source is acknowledged – be downloaded and used free of charge by anyone for the purpose of political reporting in the form of:

  • press publications
  • printed publications
  • film and television publications or
  • online and multimedia publications.

This applies to private, non-commercial use as well as to non-commercial use in the area of education for democratic citizenship. Any use for commercial purposes, in particular for promotional purposes, is not permitted. Any processing, rearrangement or manipulation of digital images published on the website of the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union in 2018, going beyond colour corrections, cut-outs and reductions is not permitted. Likewise, digital images downloaded from the website of the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the EU in 2018 may not be represented in a way that might distort reality. In any case, copyright rules are to be respected.

Please note that the timeliness of image descriptions refers to the time when the image was taken.

The Executive Secretariat for the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the EU in 2018 expresses its gratitude to the Burghauptmannschaft Österreich (BHÖ), the Air Police of the Federal Ministry of the Interior (BMI) and the Air Force of the Austrian Army for their support and the provision of aerial photographs of Austria. It also thanks Stefanie Grüssl from the BHÖ for supplying visual material such as the background image of the website.

Accessibility

The accessibility of our website is very important to us. The editorial team of the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the EU in 2018 strives to attain the greatest possible degree of accessibility to its online services based on the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 AA of the Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) / World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) regarding operability, design, content and technical implementation. In this context, "content" means any type of electronic content (text, documents and multimedia).

Terms of use

1. Disclaimer

The content provided here is for general information purposes. We assume no warranty/liability for the accuracy, timeliness, completeness and availability of the information/services offered. In particular, no legal claims arising from the use of the information and services accessed may be established. This disclaimer cannot replace comprehensive legal advice. If you require specific advice, please contact an expert directly.

References and links to other websites have been carefully selected. However, their content, accuracy, timeliness, completeness and availability are beyond our control and we assume no warranty/liability therefor. We reserve the right to amend, add to or delete information/services provided on our website or to temporarily or completely suspend it at any time and without prior notice.

We make every effort to minimise any problems that may occur due to disruptions or incompatibilities when accessing information/services. However, the possibility cannot be excluded that data and information on our website are not displayed or are displayed incorrectly. We assume no liability for our service being interrupted or impaired in any other way by disruptions.

2. Intellectual property

All content, the design/layout, and any sound and video sequences are protected by copyright. All rights therein are reserved by the copyright holder. No changes may be made.

Public use of the information/services may only be made with our consent and provided the source is named and made visible. Anyone is free to simply link to our content while at the same time indicating the source and no special permission is required to do so.

3. Final provisions

Use of information/services is governed exclusively by Austrian law.

If parts or individual formulations of this text do not, no longer or do not fully comply with the current legal situation, the content and validity of the remaining parts shall remain unaffected.

Instead of an ineffective provision or to fill a gap, an appropriate, legally permissible provision shall be used that comes as close as possible to what would have been intended in accordance with the intention and purpose of these terms of use if the partial invalidity or gap had been known.

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