IGA Privacy Policy

We take the protection of your data very seriously. Therefore, we only process your data in accordance with legal regulations (GDPR, Telecommunications Act (TKG) 2003). On this page, we provide you with information about important aspects of data processing on our website. Our privacy policy complies with the recommendations issued by the Austrian Chamber of Commerce.

  • Contact us
    If you contact us via the form on our website or email, we will retain your data for six months in order to process your request and in case there are any follow-up questions. We will not share your data without your consent.

    Internationales Institut für Genossenschaftsforschung im Alpenraum
    Pechestraße 12
    A-6020 Innsbruck in Tirol
    +43 664 1840053

    email Web

  • Cookies
    Our website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files stored on your computer through your browser. They do not cause any harm. We use cookies to increase the usability of our website. Some cookies will remain on your device until you delete them. Cookies enable us to recognise your browser when you return to our website. If you do not want this, you can set up your browser so that it lets you know when cookies are placed on your device and enables you to only permit this on a case-by-case basis. However, if you deactivate cookies, the functionality of our website may be limited.
  • Web analysis
    Our website uses the features of the Google Analytics web analysis service. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. In addition, this site uses the Google Analytics remarketing feature for online advertising, based on the use of display advertising.

    Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files that are saved on your computer and allow your usage of this website to be analysed. The information provided by cookies in relation to your usage of this website will usually be transferred to and saved on a Google server in the US.

    You can prevent cookies from being saved on your computer by adjusting your browser settings. However, if you do so, some of the functions of this website may be restricted. In addition, you can prevent the data produced by cookies relating to your usage of this website (including your IP address) from being captured, transferred to and used by Google by downloading and installing the following plug-in: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

    For more information on how Google Analytics processes user data, see Google's privacy policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en
  • Your rights
    You have the right of access, the right of rectification, the right to erasure, the right to restrict processing, the right to data portability and the right to object. If you believe that our processing of your data violates data protection laws or that your privacy rights have been violated in any other way, you can lodge a complaint with the regulatory authorities. The regulatory authority for Austria is the data protection authority.
  • Social plug-ins
    Our website uses several third party plug-ins.
    When you visit our website, these plug-ins are used to connect to the respective plug-in providers' servers and transmit data. It is unknown exactly which data the plug-in providers transmit and how these are processed.

    If the website user has an account with these external websites, the plug-in providers can assign the transmitted information directly to their user account. If you wish to prevent plug-in providers from collecting data about you via our website, you should log out from the respective user accounts before visiting our website.

    Facebook: This website uses plug-ins, e.g. the Facebook like button or the comment function, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. You can recognise Facebook plug-ins by their use of the Facebook logo or the blue Facebook “F” icon. You can find further information on Facebook’s privacy policy here: https://www.facebook.com/policy.php

    Use of Facebook Website Custom Audiences

    This website uses the “Website Custom Audiences” pixel from the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA.

    If you visit our site, a direct connection is established between your browser and the Facebook server via this tracking pixel. Facebook receives the information that you have visited this website using your IP address and can assign your visit to our pages to your user account. The information obtained can be used to display Facebook ads. The website owner receives no information from Facebook about the content of the transmitted data or their use.

    You can find further information on Facebook’s privacy policy here: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/. If you do not want your data to be collected via the Custom Audience pixel, you can disable Custom Audiences here.

    Google: This website uses plug-ins (G+ button), which are operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. You can recognise these plug-ins by their red “G+” icon.

    Twitter: This website uses plug-ins, e.g. the “re-tweet-button”, which are operated by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA.
    You can find further information on Twitter’s privacy policy here: https://twitter.com/en/privacy. You can change your privacy settings for your Twitter account by visiting https://twitter.com/account/settings.

    Instagram: This website uses plug-ins (the Instagram button), which are operated by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA.
    You can find further information on Instagram’s privacy policy here: https://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/

    Pinterest: This website uses plug-ins (the Pinterest button), which are operated by Pinterest Inc., 808 Brannan Street San Francisco, CA 94103-490, USA.
    You can find further information on Pinterest’s privacy policy here: https://about.pinterest.com/en/privacy-policy

    YouTube: This website uses plug-ins from the Google-owned site YouTube. The operator of the site is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. You can find further information on YouTube’s privacy policy here: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en&gl=de


International Institute of Alpine Cooperative Research
Pechestraße 12
A-6020 Innsbruck
+43 664 1840053

email Web

How did IGA evolve?

Alpine cooperatives boast 100 years of success


IGA Research Award

IGA awards substantial prize money to support research on cooperatives, especially in the Alpine region.


What needs to be done?

We believe that it is time to work together on enhancing the central cooperative idea.


International Institute of Alpine Cooperative Research
ImprintPrivacy policy

powered by webEdition CMS