Legal information

holz.bau forschungs gmbh
Inffeldgasse 24
8010 Graz
Tel: +43 316 873 4603
Fax: +43 316 873 4619

Executive director: Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Gerhard Schickhofer

Registered office: Graz
Registered court: Graz Commercial Court
Commercial registration number: FN 232682f
VAT registration number: ATU57019522


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The entire content of the this website has been compiled with the greatest care and to the best of our knowledge. However, we can assume no liability for the updates, completeness and correctness of all the web pages. Content shall be removed immediately from the time that knowledge of a specific infringement of rights is obtained; holz.bau forschungs gmbh shall not be held liable before this time.

This website contains links to the websites of third parties; holz.bau forschungs gmbh has no influence over the content of such websites and shall therefore assume no liability for them.

The relevant information provider of the website shall be held responsible for the content and correctness of this information. When the link to the website of the third party was inserted, no infringements of rights were discernible. If holz.bau forschungs gmbh is made aware of an infringement of rights, the relevant link shall be removed immediately. 

The content and works published on this website are subject to copyright. Any kind of reproduction, editing, dissemination and any kind of use beyond the limits of the copyright shall require the prior written consent of the relevant author.  

When a user visits a website of holz.bau forschungs gmbh, information about his/her access (for example, the date, time, page accessed) may be saved. This does not constitute any analysis of personal data (e.g. name, address or email address). If personal data is collected, this is done so with the prior consent of the website user. Any transmission of the data to third parties shall not take place without the user’s express consent. 

holz.bau forschungs gmbh states explicitly that the transmission of data on the Internet (e.g. by email) can pose security risks. Complete data protection against access by third parties cannot be guaranteed. holz.bau forschungs gmbh shall assume no liability for any damage incurred as a consequence of such security risks. The use of published contact details by third parties for the purpose of advertising is explicitly prohibited.holz.bau forschungs gmbh reserves the right to take legal action in the event that unsolicited advertising information is sent (e.g. in the form of spam emails).

Data protection

The holz.bau forschungs gmbh takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy statement. 

It is normally possible to use our website without specifying any person-related data. However, if personal data is collected on our websites (e.g. name, address and email address) it is always on a voluntary basis whenever possible. Without your express permission no personal data will be forwarded to any third party.

Please note that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. when communicating by email) may involve gaps in security. A complete protection of the data from third-party access cannot be guaranteed.


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Most of the cookies we use are so-called session cookies which are automatically deleted after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain on your computer until you delete them actively. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser on your next visit. 

You can set your browser to inform you about the setting of cookies, to allow downloads of cookies on a case-by-case basis, to accept cookies only in some instances or to exclude cookies in general as well as to activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

Server-Log Files

The provider of the pages automatically collects and saves information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

  • browser type and browser version
  • utilised operating system
  • referrer URL
  • host name of the accessing computer
  • time of day and server request

Such data cannot be assigned to specific persons. A merge of that data with other data sources will not be done. We reserve the right to check this data retrospectively in case of suspected illegal use.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies, text files that are stored on your computer and enable analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie on your use of this website (including your IP address) is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and saved there. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities for the website operators and to provide further services related to website and Internet usage. Google may also transmit this information to third parties if required by law or insofar as third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Google will not associate your IP address with other data held by Google. You can prevent the installation of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings of your browser software. However, we would like to point out that if you do so, it may not be possible for you to make use of the full scope of all this website's functions. By using this website you agree to the processing of data about you by Google in the previously described manner and for the purposes previously mentioned.

Right of access, deletion or blocking of personal data

You always have the right to receive free information about your saved personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose for its use as well as the right to the correction, blocking or deletion of the data. For further information on this topic, please contact us via edv(at)