University of Vienna Data Protection Declaration

Work and organizational psychological teaching & research

The University of Vienna is the contracting authority, that is, the party responsible for data processing as defined by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). In accordance with the data requirements for the party responsible, we kindly ask you to take note of the information below:

The purpose of data processing is as follows: Teaching and research.

The party responsible for data processing is the

University of Vienna
Faculty of Psychology

Department of Occupational, Economic, and Social Psychology

Work and Organisational Psychology

Head: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Christian Korunka
Universitätsstrasse 7
1010 Wien
T: +43-1-4277-47331
F: +43-1-4277-47339

You can contact the data protection officers at the University of Vienna via

For the purpose of teaching and for scientific research, the University of Vienna will store and process personal data (mostly gender, age, education, workplace-related data, personal ratings etc.; infrequent names, addresses, and date of birth ). Legal basis for data processing is the consent from the person concerned.

As a person affected by data processing, you have the right to the following services from the University of Vienna concerning your data:

  • Information,
  • Correction,
  • Deletion,
  • Restriction,
  • Data transferability and Termination of further processing

You also have the opportunity to withdraw consent given for data processing at any time without providing reasons. However, this does not apply to data collection in which no personal data was collected that would allow the collected data to be assigned to specific, individual persons (e.g. names, addresses, date of birth).

Finally, you have the opportunity to lodge a complaint with the Austrian Data Protection Authority ( concerning any data processing that was, in your opinion, not authorised.

Should the provision of personal data for this data processing be required by law, by contract or for the conclusion of a contract, your failure to provide the data may result in the University of Vienna not being able to meet its obligations to you.

Information given here is based on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), in particular article 12-21 (chapter III – Rights of the data subject), available at:

Vienna, December 2022