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Media owner, publisher, responsible for content and editorial office, service provider:

Austrian Academy of Sciences

Corporate body organized under public law (BGBl 569/1921 idF BGBl I 130/2003)

Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage (ACDH-CH)

Dr. Ignaz Seipel-Platz 2, 1010 Vienna, Austria



Nature and purpose of the business:

The Austrian Academy of Sciences (OEAW) has the legal duty to support the sciences and humanities in every respect. As a learned society, the OEAW fosters discourse and cooperation between science and society, politics and economy.

The Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage (ACDH-CH) is an OEAW institute founded with the goal to support digital methods in arts and humanities disciplines. The ACDH-CH supports digital research in manifold ways.

The DARIAH ELDAH Consent Form Wizard (implemented by the ACDH-CH in cooperation with the University of Graz and DARIAH-EU) is dedicated to supporting researchers in obtaining consent form templates that comply with the GDPR for their research purposes.


Signing power:

President: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Anton Zeilinger

Vice president: Univ.-Doz. Dr. phil. Michael Alram

Class presidents: Univ.-Prof. Dr. phil. Oliver Jens Schmitt, Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Georg Brasseur

Supervisory body: Academy council. For more information, please visit


Main aim:

This website provides the tool “DARIAH ELDAH Consent Form Wizard” as well as information on the project and the data and results emerging from this project.



The OEAW does not take responsibility for the nature, accuracy, entirety or quality of the provided information.

In the case of links to websites of other media owners, whose content the OEAW is neither directly nor indirectly responsible for, the OEAW does not assume liability for their content and excludes any liability in this case.


Copyright notice:

This website and its content is, unless indicated otherwise, licensed under a creative commons CC-BY 4.0 International license (Attribution). The source code is available under an MIT license on GitHub.


Data privacy notice:

This is a notice to indicate that for reasons of system security and overview of user behavior, personal data of users of this website (visiting period, operating system, browser version, browser resolution, country of origin, number of visits) will be stored using cookies and piwik tracking. These data will be stored until further notice, but will not be disseminated without your explicit consent. The information you enter in the tool to obtain your consent form will not be stored and will be lost when closing the website.

By using this website, you agree to the manner and purposes of data processing. You can disable cookies in your browser settings. However, this might limit functionality of this website.

Please find the ÖAW’s detailed data privacy statement here.

The contact data published in the context of the imprint duty may not be used to send promotional or informational material not explicitly requested. We explicitly disagree with this usage.