Am Hof 6a
1010 Vienna, AUSTRIA

Phone: +43 (0) 50313-0

Data protection officer Mag. Karl Schwabel: datenschutz@verbund.com

Legal form: Stock corporation
Place of business: Vienna, Austria
Commercial register number: FN 76023z
Commercial register court: Vienna Commercial Court
VAT Reg.No.: ATU14703908

Chamber membership: Austrian Federal Economic Chamber (WKÖ)
Trade Association: Österreichs Energie
Regulatory Authority: Energie-Control Austria for the regulation of electricity and natural gas markets (E-Control)

Owners / Share Structure: 51% Republic of Austria, > 25% syndicate comprising EVN AG and Wiener Stadtwerke GmbH, > 5% TIWAG-Tiroler Wasserkraft AG, < 20% free float

Executive Board: Michael Strugl (chairperson), Achim Kaspar (member), Peter F. Kollmann (member)

Supervisory Board: Martin Ohneberg (chairperson), Edith Hlawati (1st deputy chairperson), Christine Catasta (2nd deputy chairperson), Barbara Praetorius, Jürgen Roth, Eckhardt Rümmler, Christa Schlager, Robert Stajic, Stefan Szyszkowitz, Peter Weinelt, seconded by the worker representation to the Supervisory Board: Kurt Christof, Isabella Hönlinger, Wolfgang Liebscher, Veronika Neugeboren, Hans Peter Schweighofer

The purpose of the company focuses on the generation, transmission, trade and sale of electrical energy.

Basic orientation: sector and company-related information for customers, partners and the general public.

Special legal bases: Austrian Electricity Act with the associated regulations and implementing legislation. The indicated legal bases can be viewed via the legal information system of the Federal Chancellery at www.ris.bka.gv.at.

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The sole responsibility of this website lies with the author. The FCH JU is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information contained therein.

Terms of Use

The content of this website aims for general information for our customers, business partners and the general public. We have used reasonable endeavours to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information published at the time it was made available. We assume no liability for incorrect or missing information on the website. The user shall consequently assume sole responsibility for any decisions based on the information made available. We disclaim, in particular, any liability for direct, specific losses or consequential losses or any other type of damages sustained, arising for whatever reason, from either the direct or indirect use of the information published on this website. We also reserve the right to make changes or amendments to the information published on the website without giving prior notice.

We shall make every effort to operate the website continuously and ensure its accessibility, depending on the available technical, economical, operational and organisational possibilities. We shall assume no warranty or guarantee that the website or its contents are at all available or available without interruption, without error or that errors are corrected. To the extent legally permissible, we shall expressly assume no liability whatsoever for any kind of damage arising from making the website or any auxiliary means available.

The website may contain external links directing our users to third-party websites. We have no influence regarding availability, quality and content of linked websites and assume no responsibility for the content of external websites that may violate prevailing laws or cause some form of damage to the visitors of said websites. Their content may not reflect our opinions or positions.

Unless otherwise stated, copyright and all related rights of use for all documents (texts, images, graphics and suchlike) published on the website shall be held exclusively by us. With regard to all rights (e.g. intellectual property rights, copyrights or similar rights), nobody will be granted a licence or any other kind of right based on the utilisation of the website. Trademarks, designs, images, texts, parts of texts or any other contents published on the website must not be changed, copied, reproduced, utilised, supplemented or utilised in any other manner without prior written approval.

These provisions are governed exclusively by the substantive law of the Republic of Austria excluding the conflict-of-law rules of international private law and excluding the provisions laid down in the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG). The competent court of Vienna, Inner City (Innere Stadt), shall have jurisdiction. In the case of disputes with users who are consumers according to § 1 of the Consumer Protection Act, the competent court of the place of residence or habitual residence or employment shall have jurisdiction as provided by § 14 of the Consumer Protection Act.

Privacy Statement

It is extremely important for us to protect your personal data. We therefore comply with the applicable legal regulations for the protection, lawful handling and secrecy of personal data as well as data security, in particular the Data Protection Act as amended (“DSG”) and the General Regulation on Data Protection (“GDPR”). The following information describes which personal data we will process if necessary when you visit our website


The data controller responsible for the processing of your personal data in accordance with the data protection regulation is VERBUND AG, Am Hof 6A, 1010 Vienna (hereinafter “VERBUND”, “we”, “us”).

The contact details of the data protection officer are as follows: datenschutz@verbund.com


2.1. What kind of personal data will we process?

During your visit to our website, we will automatically collect the following personal data:

  • Date and time of access to a page of our website
  • Data about your device (device ID)
  • IP address
  • Name and version of your internet browser
  • Session ID

2.2 Legal basis and purpose of the data processing

Where the data of your visit to our website are concerned, we justify the processing on the basis of our legitimate interest in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR, which consists of giving our website a user-friendly design and protecting our website against attacks.

We process your data relating to the visit to our website for the following purposes:

  • in order to make our website and its functions available to you, and to improve and develop this website further;
  • in order to be able to compile statistics on the use of our website;
  • in order to be able to identify, prevent and investigate attacks on our website.

2.3. Duration of storage

We will generally store your data relating to the visit to our website for a period of three months. A longer storage period will apply only to the extent this is required to investigate identified attacks on our website and beyond that only until the end of the relevant limitation periods, statutory retention periods or any legal disputes.

2.4. Data recipients

We will not forward personal data collected on the basis of your use of the website to third parties, unless this is required for the fulfilment of our obligations or is mandatory for legal or official reasons. However, in order to operate and administer the website, we regularly use IT service providers which, in accordance with our orders and instructions, may under certain circumstances also have access to personal data in order to be able to render the commissioned IT services.


3.1. What kind of personal data will we process?

When you contact us by email or telephone, we will process the personal data you give us (email, name, telephone number, as well as your enquiry or the associated documents) for the purposes of processing your enquiry and responding to you accordingly.

These data are provided by you on a voluntary basis; they are neither legally nor contractually prescribed, nor are they required in order to enter into a contract with us. However, if you do not provide these data, VERBUND will not be able to process your enquiry accordingly.

3.2. Legal basis and purpose of the data processing

The legal basis for the processing of the data is our legitimate interest in accordance with Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR, which lies in processing and dealing with your enquiry.

3.3. Duration of storage

Your data will be stored until your enquiry has been dealt with and beyond that for a period of three months. A longer storage period will apply only to the extent this is required to fully process your concerns and beyond that only until the end of the relevant limitation periods, statutory retention periods or any legal disputes.

3.4. Data recipients

In order to process the personal data, we use service providers (e.g. IT service providers) which, in accordance with our orders and instructions, may under certain circumstances also have access to personal data in order to be able to render the commissioned services.

We may also transmit your personal data to the following recipients:

    • on the basis of our legitimate interests, to VERBUND Group companies or other third parties involved, for example, in the project or cooperation (e.g. experts, specialists) to the extent required;
    • as the occasion requires, also to external third parties such as, for example, legal representatives, insurance companies in the event of an insured event, auditors;
    • to authorities and other public bodies to the extent required by law (e.g. financial authorities, courts, etc.).



In principle, you have the right to information, correction, erasure, restriction, data portability, revocation of a granted consent and objection in respect of your data processed by VERBUND. To exercise these rights, please contact datenschutz@verbund.com. If you believe that the processing of your data violates data protection law or your data protection claims have otherwise been violated in any way, you can submit a complaint to the national supervisory authority where you live. In Austria, this supervisory authority is the Data Protection Authority.