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Publisher and editor

Financial Market Authority (FMA)
Otto-Wagner-Platz 5, 1090 Vienna, Austria
Phone (+43-1) 249 59-0
Fax (+43-1) 249 59-5499
DVR: 0937487

The FMA is an independent, autonomous and integrated supervisory authority fort he Austrian Financial Market, established as an institution under public law. It is responsible for the supervision of credit institutions, insurance undertakings, pension funds, staff provision funds, investment funds, investment service providers, companies listed on the stock exchange as well as stock exchanges themselves.

Board Members

Helmut ETTL

Members of the Supervisory Board



Gabriela DE RAAIJ
Andreas ITTNER
Bernhard PERNER

Co-opted Members

Purpose of the FMA’s website

The FMA’s website serves as a medium to inform the public about the FMA’s tasks and activities as well as an information platform on issues related to the FMA’s business.

Disclaimer, Conditions of Use and Copyright Information
The Financial Market Authority cannot guarantee the authenticity, accuracy and completeness of the information provided on this website wherever these attributes depend on the specific technical features of the Internet. Furthermore, the FMA does not warrant that access to this website and its content will be available or uninterrupted or that legal texts reflect the latest changes at all times. Official versions of laws and regulations are available in the respective media (Federal Law Gazette, Official Gazette).

To the extent that liability may be excluded at law, the FMA accepts no liability for any direct, indirect or other damage, irrespective of its cause, resulting from the use or nonavailability of material presented on its website.

In addition to its proprietary content, the FMA also offers external links to content of other Internet sources. The FMA shall not accept liability for any of these Internet sources and the information presented there; responsibility for the content of the external links is borne exclusively by the respective content provider.

The FMA grants permission to distribute and reproduce material on which the FMA holds copyright and which has been downloaded or copied from its website, and to create links to this website, provided the source is acknowledged at all times. Moreover, any person who gains direct or indirect access to material from the FMA’s website must be explicitly informed about the conditions of use.

The commercial use of material presented on the FMA’s website requires the FMA’s express permission.

Any material from the FMA’s website which the FMA deems to have been used unlawfully or improperly must be deleted or destroyed upon the FMA’s request.

Changing or manipulating any information on the FMA’s website is strictly prohibited.

Gender-neutral language

In order to make the text easier to read, gender-specific differentiation has been avoided. In the interests of equality, the terms used apply to both sexes.

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Google Analytics cookies are stored based on Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior to optimize both its website and its advertising.

IP anonymization
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Objecting to the collection of data
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For more information about how Google Analytics handles user data, see Google’s privacy policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en.

Outsourced data processing
We have entered into an agreement with Google for the outsourcing of our data processing and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.

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Usage of Siteimprove Analytics

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IP addresses are anonymized irreversibly before data is made available in the Siteimprove Analytics or Intelligence Suite for FMA.

The FMA will use this information for evaluating the visitors’ use of the website, compiling reports on website activity, and ultimately for improving the website experience for its visitors. Siteimprove will not transmit this information to third parties or use it for any marketing or advertising purposes.

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