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Disclosure statement pursuant to § 25 Austrian Media Act and duty to supply information pursuant to § 5 Austrian E-Commerce Act:

Media owner and Publisher 

International Society for Information Studies (IS4SI)

Gartengasse 18/12

A-1050, Vienna


ZVR: 205560519

contact: info(at)IS4SI.ORG


Purpose of Association

The overall purpose of IS4SI is to advance global and collaborative studies in the sciences of information, information technology and information society as a field in its own right by elaborating common conceptual frameworks the implementation of which in practice contributes to mastering the challenges of the information age.

Legal Representation

President: Krassimir Markov (Bulgaria)
Vice-President for Funds: Wolfgang Hofkirchner (Austria)
Vice-President for Protocol: Gordana Dodig-Crnkovic (Sweden)


Secretary General: Annette Grathoff (Austria)

Copyright Disclaimer

Although every effort has been made to respect the copyrights of other parties (which in no case was used for commercial purposes, but only for scientific or educational ones), if you believe that your copyright has been misused, please direct your correspondence to the contact address and we shall endeavor to correct any misuse as early as possible.


The content and works published on this website are governed by the copyright laws of Austria. Any duplication, processing, distribution or any form of utilization beyond the scope of copyright law shall require the prior written consent of the author or authors in question.

Limitation of liability of external links

Our website contains links to the websites of third parties (“external links”). As the content of these websites is not under our control, we cannot assume any liability for such external content. In all cases, the provider of information of the linked websites is liable for the content and accuracy of the information provided. At the point in time when the links were placed, no infringements of the law were recognizable to us. As soon as an infringement of the law becomes known to us, we will immediately remove the link in question.

Data Protection

A visit to our website can result in the storage on our server of information about the access (date, time, page accessed). This does not represent any analysis of personal data (e.g., name, address or e-mail address). If personal data are collected, this only occurs – to the extent possible – with the prior consent of the user of the website. Any forwarding of the data to third parties without the express consent of the user shall not take place.

Please be aware that there are inherent security risks in transmitting data, such as e-mails, via the Internet, because it is impossible to safeguard completely against unauthorized access by third parties. Nevertheless, we shall safeguard your data, subject to this limitation. In particular, personal information will be transmitted via the Internet only if it does not infringe upon third-party rights, unless the respective party has given its prior consent in view of such security risks. Accordingly, as the Web site provider, we shall not be held liable for any damages incurred as a consequence of such security risks or for any related acts of omission on our part.

The use by third parties of all published contact details for the purpose of advertising is expressly excluded. We reserve the right to take legal steps in the case of the unsolicited sending of advertising information; e.g., by means of spam mail.


Administration of information resources

  • Dr. José María Díaz, University of León (Spain) and Munich University of Applied Sciences (Germany)
  • Dr. Modestos Stavrakis, University of the Aegean at Syros