Data protection & further information
W‑O-W is an independent, non-commercial blog, which has been running without advertising and donations, on the private initiative of Jörg Markowitsch and Konrad Wakolbinger, since 2020. On our website you can’t buy products and you can’t place any advertisements, therefore we don’t make any income from it.
Liability for contents of this website
We are constantly developing the contents of this website and endeavour to provide correct information. Unfortunately, we cannot accept any liability for the accuracy of any content on this website, especially those provided by third parties. Should you notice problematic or illegal content, please contact us immediately, you will find the contact details in the copyright notice on the main page.
Liability for links on this website
Our website contains links to other websites for whose content we are not responsible. In accordance with § 17 ECG, we are not liable for linked websites, as we had and have no knowledge of illegal activities, we have not noticed any such illegalities and we would remove links immediately if we became aware of any illegalities. If you notice illegal links on our website, please contact us. You will find the contact details in the copyright notice on the main page.
All contents of this website (pictures, photos, texts, videos) are subject to copyright. The copyrights for the texts are held by the authors of the respective contributions. If necessary, we will legally pursue the unauthorised use of parts of the contents of our site. If you find any content on this website that violates copyright law, please contact us.
We primarily use images and photos that are made available for distribution by others free of charge, as well as creative commons. Nevertheless, we make every effort to always name the authors of the works. Should the reuse of the picture material be unclear, we always try to clarify this by contacting the authors. In cases where our assessment of the legal situation may be incorrect, we ask you to contact us.
We have drawn up this data protection declaration in order to explain to you, in accordance with the provisions of the basic data protection regulation (EU) 2016/679, what information we collect, how we use data and what decision-making options you have as a visitor to this website.
Automatic data storage
When you visit websites today, certain information is automatically created and stored, including on this website.
When you visit our website in the way you are visiting now, our web server (computer on which this website is stored) automatically saves data in files (web server log files) such as
• the address (URL) of the web page accessed
• browser and browser version
• the operating system used
• the address (URL) of the previously visited page (referrer URL)
• the host name and IP address of the machine being accessed
• date and time
Usually web server log files are saved for a fortnight and then automatically deleted. We do not pass on this data, but cannot exclude the possibility that this data may be viewed in the event of illegal behaviour.
Newsletter, comments and personal data
There is no opportunity for you to make comments or enter personal data of any kind on our website. We also do not have a newsletter. If you want to contact us, please send us a message to the email address given in the copyright notice on the main page.
Newsletter, comments and personal data
There is no possibility to register and make comments on our website. If you want to contact us, please send us a message to the email address given in the legal notice. You also have the option of subscribing to our newsletter. For this purpose, you will be asked to enter an email address and a name. Of course, each of our mails contains the option to unsubscribe from our e‑mail distribution list (unsubscribe link at the end of the mail). This is also possible directly on the email address given in the legal notice.
YouTube and Vimeo
We have included YouTube videos and also videos from the company Vimeo on our website. When you call up a page on our website that has embedded a video, your browser automatically connects to the servers of YouTube or Google or Vimeo. Various data is transmitted (depending on the settings). Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street Dublin 4, Ireland) is responsible for all data processing concerning YouTube in the European area. Vimeo is operated by Vimeo LLC, 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA. For further information, please see the privacy
On our website we use plug-ins from the company AddToAny, based in San Francisco, California. These plug-ins allow you to share content from our website quickly and easily with other people via email, Facebook or Twitter. In doing so, data from you can be transferred, stored and processed by the company AddThis. AddToAny makes money by selling anonymous aggregated data to advertisers. For further information, please see the privacy policies of thse platforms.
EU Dispute Resolution
Consumers have the possibility to submit complaints to the European Commission’s Online Dispute Resolution Platform at However, we would like to point out that we are not willing or obliged to participate in dispute resolution procedures before a consumer dispute resolution body.