Data Protection and Disclosure

Privacy policy

The protection of your personal data is of particular concern to us. We therefore process your data exclusively on the basis of the legal provisions (GDPR, TKG 2003). In this data protection information, we inform you about the most important aspects of data processing within the scope of our website.

Contact form
If you contact us by form on the website or by e-mail, the data you provide will be stored by us for six months for the purpose of processing your inquiry and in case of follow-up questions. We do not pass on this data without your consent.

Data storage
We would like to point out that for the purpose of simplifying the registration process for workshops and other events, the IP data of the connection owner is stored as part of cookies, as well as the name, address, telephone number and e-mail address of the interested party or participant, if specified.

The data you provide is required for workshop / event registration or for the implementation of legal measures. Without this data, we cannot process your registration and/or application.The data will be stored for the administration of the event in question or the requested media. No data is transferred to third parties, with the exception of internal forwarding within the framework of the FSSE or FSS, to the transport/shipping company commissioned by us for delivery of the newspaper, and to our tax advisor for fulfillment of our tax obligations.

After cancellation of the registration process, the data stored by us will be deleted. In the case of a workshop or event registration, all data from the contractual relationship will be stored until the expiry of the retention period under tax law (7 years) or for use in the context of the newspaper and newsletter dispatch (see below) for an indefinite period or until revoked.

Data processing is carried out on the basis of the legal provisions of § 96 para 3 TKG as well as Art 6 para 1 lit a (consent) and/or lit b (necessary for the fulfillment of the contract) of the GDPR.

You have the option to subscribe to our newsletter via the website. For this we need your full name and e-mail address. By sending this information in an informal e-mail to, with the request to receive the newsletter, you agree to receive the newsletter. Alternatively, you can request the newsletter by clicking on the corresponding box during workshop registration.

You can cancel your subscription to the newsletter at any time. Please send your cancellation to the following e-mail address: We will then delete your data from the newsletter distribution list.

Our website uses so-called cookies. These are small text files that are stored on your end device with the help of the browser. They do not cause any damage.

We use cookies to make our offer user-friendly. Some cookies remain stored on your end device until you delete them. They enable us to recognize your browser on your next visit.

If you do not wish this, you can set up your browser so that it informs you about the setting of cookies and you only allow this in individual cases.

Web analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). The use is based on Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f. GDPR. Google Analytics also uses cookies that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of our website. The information generated by the cookie regarding your use of our website, such as

Operating system used,
Referrer URL (the previously visited page),
Host name of the accessing computer (IP address),
time of the server request,
are usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not merged with other data from Google. We have also extended Google Analytics on this website with the code "anonymizeIP". This guarantees the masking of your IP address so that all data is collected anonymously. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there.

On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link:

The user data will be retained for a period of 2 years.

Further information on data protection in connection with Google Analytics can be found, for example, in the Google Analytics help (

Your Rights
You are generally entitled to the rights of information, correction, deletion, restriction, data portability, revocation and objection. If you believe that the processing of your data violates data protection law or your data protection rights have been violated in any other way, please send a complaint to the contact below. Alternatively, you can complain to the supervisory authority. In Austria, this is the data protection authority.


You can reach us at the following contact details:

Foundation for Shamanic Studies Europe
Mag. Roland Urban, Geschäftsführer
Untere Reitling 26
A-4224 Wartberg ob der Aist
T: 0043-650-7700660

Status Mai 2023



Association headquarters: A-4224 Wartberg ob der Aist, Untere Reitling 26
Purpose of the association: Preservation, research and teaching of shamanism
Members of the Board: Mag. Roland Urban, Dipl.-Inf. Victorija Orsic Muthig, Roman Steiner, Dr. Andreas Hirsch

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Media owner: Foundation for Shamanic Studies Europe
Responsible for the content: Mag. Roland Urban