The information on this site is subject to a disclaimer, a copyright notice and rules on personal data protection.
Publisher of this website:
WWF Austria (WORLD WIDE FUND FOR NATURE)
Ottakringer Straße 114-116
Register of associations: 751753867
Conception, project management:
Andrzej Jurczak, Florian Kozák
Design, programming, CMS:
iService Medien & Werbeagentur
The Fish Forward project is co-funded by the European Union. The contents of this publication are the sole responsibility of WWF and can in no way be taken to represent the views of the European Union.
WWF maintains this website to enhance public access to information about the Fish Forward project. WWF’s goal is to keep this information timely and accurate. If errors are brought to our attention, we will try to correct them. However, WWF accepts no responsibility or liability whatsoever with regard to the information on this site.
This information is:
- of a general nature only and is not intended to address the specific circumstances of any particular individual or entity;
- not necessarily comprehensive, complete, accurate or up to date;
- sometimes linked to external sites over which WWF services have no control and for which WWF assumes no responsibility;
- not professional or legal advice (if you need specific advice, you should always consult a suitably qualified professional).
It is our goal to minimize disruption caused by technical errors. However, some data or information on our site may have been created or structured in files or formats that are not error-free and we cannot guarantee that our service will not be interrupted or otherwise affected by such problems. WWF accepts no responsibility with regard to such problems incurred as a result of using this site or any linked external sites.
This disclaimer is not intended to limit the liability of WWF in contravention of any requirements laid down in applicable national law nor to exclude its liability for matters which may not be excluded under that law.
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Personal Data Protection:
The www.fishforward.eu website provides links to third party sites. Since we do not control them, we encourage you to review their privacy policies.
The following information also applies to the following pages, unless otherwise stated on the individual pages:
- Austria: fischratgeber.wwf.at ; www.wwf-finprint.org
- Bulgaria: riba.wwf.bg
- Croatia: www.kojuribukupiti.org
- Denmark: https://fiskeguiden.wwf.dk
- France (part of Fish Forward 2015-2017): www.consoguidepoisson.fr
- Greece: fishguide.wwf.gr
- Italy: pescesostenibile.wwf.it
- Poland: ryby.wwf.pl
- Portugal: guiapescado.wwf.pt
- Romania (part of Fish Forward 2015-2017): ghidpeste.wwf.ro
- Slovenia: www.kateroribokupiti.si
- Spain (part of Fish Forward 2015-2017): guiadepescado.wwf.es
- Tunisia: www.guideconsopoissons.tn
- Turkey: www.balikrehberi.org
Compliance with the applicable legal provisions on data protection of personal data is a matter of course for us. Data is information that can be used to learn the identity of web users. This includes information such as name, address, postal address, telephone number, etc.. Any information that cannot be directly linked to the actual identity of the user is therefore not included.
When you visit this website, we do not collect any personal data without your voluntary registration. However, data is automatically collected which is stored in a log file on our server via so-called cookies and is evaluated exclusively anonymously for statistical purposes. Cookies can be used either to control connections during a session or to recognize multiple use of an offer by the same user. In the first case, they are deleted after the session ends. In the other case, they remain stored on the user’s computer.
Data processing when using our website – cookies
Information according to GDPR: Data type and legal basis: our website uses so-called cookies. These are small text files that are stored on your device with the help of the browser. They do not cause any damage. The legal basis is legitimate interest within the meaning of Article 6 (1) lit f GDPR and your consent, Article 6 (1) lit a GDPR.
You can change your consent by clicking on the respective link in the website’s footer at any time.
Internet Explorer™: http://windows.microsoft.com/de-at/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies
However, if you change your browser’s cookie settings, you may not be able to use our website to its fullest extent.
Data type and legal basis: Our website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics (Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that allow an analysis of the use of the website the users. We process your data on the basis of your consent (Art 6 (1) lit a GDPR) via the cookie banner to create an easy-to-use website access statistics in a cost-effective manner.
You can change your consent by clicking on the respective link in the website’s footer at any time.
Purpose, storage period and data transfer: The information generated by the cookies about the use of the website (including the IP address) is transmitted to a Google Inc. server in the USA and stored there. We do not store any of your data collected in connection with Google Analytics.
This website uses the IP anonymization option offered by Google Analytics. Your IP address is therefore shortened/anonymized by Google as soon as Google receives your IP address. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data from Google. Your person cannot be ascertained by Google as a result. The information generated is used to evaluate the use of this website by the visitor, to compile reports on the visitor’s activities and to provide other services associated with the use of the website and the Internet.
As described (see “cookies”), you can prevent the installation of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser software; however, we point out that in this case you may not be able to use all features of this website.
Data type: when you visit our website, your IP address as well as the beginning and the end of your session are logged for the analysis of the duration of sessions. The following data is logged in this way:
- accessed page (URL)
- browser type/version
- operating system used
- Referrer URL (the previously visited page)
- Host name / IP address of the accessing computer
- Time of the server request
Purpose and legal basis: For reasons of operational security, the hosting provider collects data about accesses to this site and stores them as “server log files”. This is technically required and thus represents a legitimate interest according to Art. 6 (1) lit f GDPR. As far as nothing else is regulated in the following, these data are not further processed by us.
Storage period: These log files are stored for 2 weeks.
Our website uses so-called social plugins (“plugins”) of the social network Facebook, which is operated by Facebook Inc, 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). The plugins are marked with a Facebook logo or the addition “Social Plug-in for Facebook” or “Facebook Social Plugin”. You can find an overview of the Facebook plugins and their appearance here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins
If you open a page of our website that contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to Facebook’s servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted by Facebook directly to your browser and integrated into the page. Through this integration, Facebook receives the information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page of our website, even if you do not have a Facebook profile or are not currently logged in to Facebook. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted by your browser directly to a Facebook server in the USA and stored there.
If you are logged in to Facebook, Facebook can directly assign your visit to our website to your Facebook profile. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking the “Like” button or posting a comment, this information is also transmitted directly to a Facebook server and stored there. The information is also published on your Facebook profile and displayed to your Facebook friends.
If you do not want Facebook to directly assign the data collected via our website to your Facebook profile, you must log out of Facebook before visiting our website. You can also completely prevent the loading of Facebook plugins with add-ons for your browser, e.g. Facebook Blocker.
Our website uses so-called social plugins (“plugins”) of the microblogging service Twitter, which is operated by Twitter Inc, 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA (“Twitter”). The plugins are marked with a Twitter logo, for example in the form of a blue “Twitter bird”. You can find an overview of the Twitter plugins and their appearance here: https://developer.twitter.com/en/docs/twitter-for-websites/overview.html
If you open a page of our website that contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to the servers of Twitter. The content of the plugin is transmitted by Twitter directly to your browser and integrated into the page. Through the integration, Twitter receives the information that your browser has opened the corresponding page of our website, even if you do not have a profile on Twitter or are not currently logged in to Twitter. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted by your browser directly to a Twitter server in the USA and stored there.
If you are logged in to Twitter, Twitter can directly assign your visit to our website to your Twitter account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking the “Tweet” button, the corresponding information is also transmitted directly to a Twitter server and stored there. The information is also published on your Twitter account and displayed there to your contacts.
For the purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Twitter, as well as your rights in this regard and setting options for protecting your privacy, please refer to Twitter’s data protection information: https://twitter.com/privacy
If you do not want Twitter to assign the data collected via our website directly to your Twitter account, you must log out from Twitter before visiting our website. You can also completely prevent the loading of Twitter plugins with add-ons for your browser, e.g. with the script blocker NoScript.
Your rights in connection with personal data
You have the right (subject to applicable law) to, among other things,
(i) to verify whether and what personal data we hold about you and to obtain copies of such data;
(ii) to request that we correct, amend or delete any of your personal data that is inaccurate or not processed in accordance with the law;
(iii) require us to restrict the processing of your personal data; and
(iv) object to the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances or withdraw consent previously given for the processing,
(v) request data portability,
(vi) know the identity of recipients to whom your personal data is transferred; and
(vii) lodge a complaint with the competent authority, which is the Data Protection Authority of the Republic of Austria.
Contact for data protection questions, notifications, requests
To exercise your rights or if you believe that the processing of your data violates data protection law or your data protection rights have otherwise been violated in any way, please contact us.
Ottakringer Strasse 114-116, 1160 Vienna, Austria
Phone: +43 1 48817 -0
Fax: +43 1 488 17 – 44
WWF internally we take organizational, contractual and technical security measures, which are regularly reviewed and adapted to the state of the art, to ensure that the provisions of data protection laws are complied with. This is to protect the data processed by us against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or misuse.