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Austrian Bar
Wollzeile 1-3
1010 Vienna
Tel: +43 1 535 12 75-0
Fax: +43 1 535 12 75-13
E-mail: rechtsanwaelte@oerak.at
© Austrian Bar

The Austrian Bar is a public-law corporation established on the basis of the Lawyers' Act (Rechtsanwaltsordnung). The Austrian Bar is represented vis-à-vis third parties by its President, Dr. Rupert Wolff.

Area of Activity

To the extent that the members of the bars are concerned as a whole, or in a way that ventures beyond the area of activities of a single bar, the Austrian Bar is in charge of safeguarding their rights and interests and acts as their representative.

Editorial Policy of the Website

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Additional service providers of this website:


1010 Vienna, Wollzeile 1-3
Phone: +43 1 535 12 75
Fax: +43 1 535 12 75-13
E-Mail: office@radok.at 
Website: www.radok.at

Business Register Court: Commercial Court Vienna
Business Register No.: FN 227553 m
VAT No.: ATU 56558567

Archivium GmbH

1010 Vienna, Friedrichstraße 2/8
Phone: +43 1 585 02 60 DW 10
Fax: +43 1 585 02 60 DW 22
E-Mail: office@archivium.at
Website: www.archivium.at

Business name: Archivium Dokumentenarchiv Gesellschaft m.b.H.
Legal form: Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung (limited liability company under Austrian law)
Business Register Court: Commercial Court Vienna
Business Register No.: FN 279290 x
VAT No.: ATU 62788139


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The texts of all pages of this website and their design are protected by Austrian copyright law. All rights, in particular the right of reproduction, distribution and translation, shall be reserved. No part of this website may be copied in any way by means of whatever procedure or stored by means of electronic systems, edited, reproduced or distributed without the written consent of the Austrian Bar. Nevertheless, texts may be downloaded for personal, private or non-commercial use.


The information provided on this website was carefully checked. Nevertheless, no warranty can be assumed for the fact that all details are complete, accurate and up-to-date at all times.

The information on this website cannot and is not intended to substitute individual legal advice. Legal advice requires that all facts and circumstances of the specific case are known. Therefore, please contact a lawyer enjoying your trust for legal advice.

For third-party content, i.e. in particular for the content of third-party contributions and links to other websites, no liability or responsibility can be assumed.

To the extent that gender-specific forms are used in texts on this website they equally refer to women and men.


Data Protection

In as far as our website offers you the possibility to enter personal data (email addresses, names, addresses), disclosure of that data by the user is on an expressly voluntary basis. The data entered under "Data management" in the member's area will be used for finding a lawyer on the ÖRAK website and can be retrieved and viewed by users of the website. This data can be personally updated by the members or by ÖRAK.

Each user has the right to information about his/her personal data stored, its origins and recipients, the purpose of data processing as well as a right to correction, blocking or deletion of data.  The information is free of charge if it concerns current data of a data application and if no earlier request has been made in the current year. Otherwise a flat rate for expenses of EUR 18.89 may be charged, which may be deviated from if the actual costs incurred are higher.

Use by third parties of public contact details published under legal information, finding of a lawyer or comparable information, such as address, telephone or fax numbers, as well as email addresses for the transfer of information not expressly requested is not permitted. We reserve the express right to take legal action against senders of so-called SPAM mails who are in violation of this restriction.


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Two types of cookies are used on this website:

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This data will not be combined with personal data sources. We reserve the right to check this data at a later date if we learn of specific indications of unlawful use.

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Information to be provided pursuant to Art 13 GDPR

The identity and the contact details of the controller and, where applicable, of the controller's representative are as follows:

Name: Österreichischer Rechtsanwaltskammertag
Postal address: Wollzeile 1-3, 1010 Vienna
Phone number: +43 1 535 12 75-0
Email address: rechtsanwaelte@oerak.at
Website: https://www.rechtsanwaelte.at/

The contact details of the data protection officer are as follows:

Postal address: Wollzeile 1-3, 1010 Vienna
Phone number: +43 1 535 12 75-0
Email address: dsba@oerak.at

We process personal data of persons placing purchase orders as follows:

In connection with the processing of purchase orders the following data advised by you (contact details and address) will be processed.

In addition, we will process personal data only for formal processing of the transactions to be carried out by us.

The user (hereinafter referred to as the data subject) has to right to access to information about the data stored pursuant to Art 15 GDPR, to rectification of inaccurate data pursuant to Art 16 GDPR, to erasure of data pursuant to Art 17 GDPR, to restriction of processing of data pursuant to Art 18 GDPR, to object to unreasonable data processing pursuant to Art 21 GDPR and to data portability pursuant to Art 20 GDPR.

Where processing is based on a declaration of consent, the data subject may withdraw his or her consent at any time, which shall not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

The data subject has the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority; the competent authority in Austria is the Data Protection Authority [Datenschutzbehörde]. The address is:

Österreichische Datenschutzbehörde
Wickenburggasse 8
1080 Vienna
Phone: +43 1 52 152-0
Email: dsb@dsb.gv.at

When collecting data we will inform you in the case that provision of personal data by the data subject is required on a legal or contractual basis or for conclusion of a contract. At the same time we will advise you whether the data subject is obliged to provide personal data and inform you about the potential consequences of non-compliance.

No automated decision-making, including profiling, will take place. In the case that personal data is processed for purposes other than the purpose for which the personal data was collected, we have informed the data subject about that other purpose.

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