Datenschutzerklärung / Privacy Policy Update

Um der EU-Datenschutz-Grundverordnung zu entsprechen, benötigen wir Ihre ausdrückliche Zustimmung, unsere Newsletter weiterhin an Sie zu senden. Sie erhalten unsere E-Mails entweder weil Sie sie abonniert haben, Mitglied der Wittgenstein Initiative sind, Interesse an ihre Aktivitäten und/oder Interesse und Teilnahme an das intellektuelle Kulturleben Wiens gezeigt haben. Als kleiner, unabhängiger Verein sind Abonnenten unserer E-Mail-Liste wichtig für uns. Ihre Unterstützung stellt sicher, dass wir Ihnen weiterhin Neuigkeiten über Events, Veröffentlichungen und andere interessanten Ereignisse betreffend Ludwig Wittgenstein, sein Erbe und der Wiener Moderne vermitteln können. Danke, dass Sie Teil unserer Gemeinschaft sind.

In order to comply with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, we will need your explicit consent to continue sending our newsletters to you. You are receiving our emails because you are member of the Wittgenstein Initiative, have shown interest in its activities and/or have shown interest and participation in Viennese intellectual cultural life.
As a small, independent publisher, subscriptions to our email list are important to us. Your support ensures that we can continue bringing you news about Ludwig Wittgenstein, his legacy, and Viennese Modernism related events, publications, and other items of interest. Thank you for being part of our community.

Who we are

In this policy ‘we’ or ‘our’ refers to the Association Wittgenstein Initiative. If you would like to contact us, please email us:

Data Protection

The Wittgenstein Initiative is committed to protecting your personal information within the guidelines set out by law. The principles of how we protect and manage your data are set out below. Should you have any questions or wish to discuss Wittgenstein Initiative’s approach, please contact us via email:


When you use this website, we may collect personal information about you when you:

– email us, for example to request information
– sign up to our e-newsletter
– book tickets for events

We will only use this information for the purpose for which it has been gathered, for example to send you our regular newsletter or to deliver your event booking confirmation.

Any information you provide is held in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. Specifically, personal information is never shared with any third-party organisation. We take appropriate measures to safeguard databases against unauthorised access and the personal details you submit to us will only be used for the specified purposes indicated to.

Our website may contain links to other websites which are outside our control and are not covered by this privacy notice. If you access other sites using the links provided, the operators of these sites may collect information from you which will be used by them in accordance with their privacy policy, which may differ from ours.

Specific consent

Consent is where you have given us permission to use your information in a certain way, for example when you sign up to receive our newsletter and other information about our activities via email, post or telephone.  Where we use your information for a purpose based on consent, you have the right to withdraw consent for any future use of your information for this purpose at any time.

How do we keep your information safe?

We take all appropriate technical and organisational controls to keep your data safe, including encrypting our online forms and holding information on a protected network.