Privacy Policy

The New Horizon Fellowship Porgramme protects the personal data of the New Horizon Fellowship Porgramme website users with reasonable diligence. Personal data are data which can be related to your person and provide information on your behaviour or characteristics. This includes of course your name, postal address, telephone number and email address as well as information about your possible interests and surfing customs as far as this information can be attributed to you directly or indirectly. New Horizon Fellowship Porgramme collects, uses and processes personal data provided by you only according to the strict data protection provisions in Austria and in compliance with the provisions of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

New Horizon Fellowship Porgramme assures to collect and use only those personal data of its applicants and host centers which are necessary for administration, as well as for achieving the programmes goals. The data collected and stored by the New Horizon Fellowship Porgramme for the processing, administration and termination of the fellowship programme defined by the purpose of the association, include the following personal data (name, address, date of birth, gender, E-Mail address, telephone number, workplace) and other data necessary for the application of the fellowship (professional background, address of your institute, professional affiliation, special interest areas, etc)

I. Non-personal data

In the course of your access to our websites or to files provided on our websites data will be logged for internal system-related and statistical purposes which possibly allow identification (name of the file accessed, date and time of the access, data volume transferred, notification of successful access and transfer, web browser and requesting domain). Person related exploitation will not be conducted. Statistical analysis of data made anonymous is reserved.

II. Collection, use and processing of personal data for the use of our online services and Newsletter

According to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), every website user has a right to get information about the data stored by him or her. The New Horizon Fellowship Porgramme processes and stores the personal data provided only as long as this is necessary for the fulfilment of the aforementioned purposes. This data will be deleted once the purpose has been achieved and after statutory retention obligations have expired. Each member has the right to rectification of its data, revocation of the consent or deletion of personal data, as long as this does not contradict the purpose of the association as stated in the statutes of association.

The New Horizon Fellowship Porgramme collects and stores this data by means of data processing equipment (EDP) to fulfil its statutory purposes and tasks in accordance with the provisions of GDPR and has implemented appropriate technical and organisational actions to ensure that no unauthorised access to (and illegal processing of) the provided personal data can take place.

If necessary for the fulfilment of contracts or justified within the scope of legitimate interests of the New Horizon Fellowship Porgramme, personal data will also be transmitted to external processors (service providers). All contracted external processors have to comply with the data protection requirements, and commit to confidentiality obligations specified in writing by the New Horizon Fellowship Porgramme. Personal data is only transferred to countries outside the EU or the EEA (so-called third countries) if necessary for the fulfilment of the contract .


By registering as New Horizon Fellowship Porgramme member you give your consent to receive board approved mailings, New Horizon Fellowship Porgramme Newsletter and information from contracted service providers in order to receive information on future New Horizon Fellowship Porgrammes.

IV. Data safety

Your data will generally be transferred to us in an encoded form to exclude access by unauthorized third parties. Your data will be stored on secured servers. They are only accessible to authorized persons who are familiar with the applicable data protection provisions. We cannot, however, guarantee the security of the data and be liable for damages, as unauthorized access, hardware and software defects and other factors may prejudice data security at any time.

V. Links to other websites

Our internet sites contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for data privacy policies and/or practices on other websites and we have no influence as to whether the operators of other websites act in compliance with data protection provisions. Our privacy policy is solely applicable to data collected by us.

VI.Correction/update of information

You are entitled to gain access to your data and change them at any time. If you request information about the data stored about you or would like to have adjustments made, please contact

c/o New Horizon Fellowship
Alser Strasse 4
1090 Vienna
T +43 (0) 1405 13 83 0

The rapid development of the internet and technical progress make it necessary to adjust and expand our information on data protection from time to time. You will be informed on our websites about any future changes.

Upon registration for the fellowship on our website, you are giving consent to this privacy policy and agree to it. You are entitled to withdraw this consent at any time at your own unfettered discretion by sending us an Email at Please note, that in case of such withdraw of your consent to this privacy policy we are no longer in the position to provide you the services offered on our website.

(update 02/2019)