Legal notice

Information pursuant to Sec. 5 ECG (Austrian E-Commerce Act), Sec. 14 UGB (Austrian Commercial Code), Sec. 24ff MedienG (Austrian Media Act)

The information and services on are provided by:

Technisches Museum Wien mit Österreichischer Mediathek
(Vienna Museum of Science and Technology with Austrian Media Library)
Address: Mariahilfer Straße 212, A-1140 Vienna 
Tel: +43-1-89998-0 

Legal form: Scientific institution under public law 
Company registration number: FN 195576M 
Registrar of companies: Commercial Court of Vienna 
VAT ID: ATU 48298505 
Authorised representative bodies of the Technisches Museum Wien mit Österreichischer Mediathek:
CSO/CEO: Mag. Peter Aufreiter
COO: Mag. Karin Skarek, MBA 
Authorised signatory: Elisabeth Hörmann, BA
Members of the Board of Trustees:
Mag. Angelika Fitz (Chair)
DI Rudolf Kolbe (Deputy Chair)
Dr. Henrietta Egerth-Stadlhuber
Wolfgang Fischer
Mag. Alexander Palma
Dkfm. Dr. Claus J. Raidl
Dr. Michael Stampfer
Dr. Walter Szevera
Hannes Taborsky

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Competent supervisory authority: 
Federal Ministry of Arts, Culture, Civil Service and Sport 
Radetzkystraße 2, 1030 Vienna

Chamber affiliation: 
Austrian Chamber of Commerce
Wiedner Hauptstraße 63, A-1045 Vienna

Statutory provisions: 
The Technisches Museum Wien mit Österreichischer Mediathek is subject to the relevant legal provisions, in particular the Austrian Federal Museum Act and the Museum Regulations for the Technisches Museum Wien mit Österreichischer Mediathek.
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Whistleblowing system:
Our internal reporting channel according to the Austrian Whistleblower Protection Act (HSchG) can be found here.

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The Technisches Museum Wien provides information about its holdings and offerings on this website. Despite careful research and verification, we are unable to guarantee the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of the information provided. We are also unable to guarantee the availability or operation of the website and its contents. 
As far as legally permissible, any liability for direct, indirect or other damage, regardless of cause, resulting from the use or non-availability of the data and information provided on this website shall be excluded.
The Technisches Museum Wien reserves the right to temporarily or permanently change, supplement or delete all or part of the contents and offerings without prior notice. This shall also apply in particular to the GTC and the Privacy Policy, the most recent version of which shall be authoritative.

Links and references
The Technisches Museum Wien accepts no liability for third-party contents to which direct or indirect reference is made. The responsibility for such contents and any damage resulting therefrom lies solely with their respective providers. The Technisches Museum Wien has no control whatsoever over the present and future design of such third-party contents and therefore expressly dissociates itself therefrom. Should direct or indirect references lead to questionable third-party contents, please send a notification to – after reviewing the complaint, we will take the corresponding measures.

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Gender information
The Technisches Museum Wien endeavours to keep its contents as gender neutral as possible. Any references to persons in only one gender shall not be interpreted as discriminating and the wording shall be assumed to be valid independent of gender.

Data protection
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Other information
Should parts or individual formulations in the legal notice not, no longer or not fully comply with applicable legislation, all other parts shall remain valid and unaffected.
Vienna, April 2023