Privacy Statement

Last Revised April 15, 2023

When you provide personal information to The New Jurist, we have legal obligations towards you in the way we deal with that particular data. We must collect the information fairly i.e. explain how we will use it and tell you if we want to pass the information on to anyone else.

This privacy policy explains how we collect, use, share and transfer your personal data when you use

Legal Framework for the Processing of Personal Data

We process your personal data within the framework of the provisions of European and Austrian data protection laws. We will tell you about who we are and the nature, scope, and purpose of the data collection and its use.

Who we are

The New Jurist is an online law magazine based in Austria.

We are an independent, non-partisan, online-based publication that publishes informative, insightful, balanced, and well-researched articles, essays, opinions, and commentaries on a wide range of legal, social, cultural, and economic topics. Our aim is to disseminate legal knowledge and foster legal research and study.


M M. Elghusein, J.D. Daniel Gran Strasse 11/5 3100 St. Pölten Austria

Who Receives My Personal Data

Your data will only be shared with the publisher, editor-in-chief, senior editors, editors, associate editors, and assistant editors. Where appropriate, it will also be shared with our webmaster and technical team for resolving technical or security-related issues.

The Scope of Data Processing

When you provide us with your name, email, and other information, we may contact you via email with information about articles, news, or updates. If you do not wish to be contacted by us, please send an email to us and we will remove your information from our list. Please make sure to provide us with your full name, address, and email if you wish to be removed from our list. This is necessary in order for us to ensure the proper recording of your request. We will ensure that all personal information provided is held securely and in accordance with the law.

Please note that The New Jurist cannot guarantee that technical errors will not occur as a result of using our website or our newsletter. As such, we cannot assume liability for events that are beyond our control.

The organization entrusted with the handling and processing of personal data is The New Jurist.

Postal Address

Daniel Gran Strasse 11/5 3100 St. Pölten, Austria

E-Mail address for data protection concerns:

How Long do you keep my Personal Data?

We keep your personal data for only as long as we need to. How long we need your personal data depends on what we are using it for in compliance with our privacy policy. For example, we may need to use it to answer your questions about an article or service. As a result, we may keep the personal data while you are still using our web pages. We will delete your data if it is no longer needed. When you unsubscribe from our newsletter, we will keep your name and email address to ensure that we do not send it to you in the future.

Reporting Offensive or Criminal Activity

The posting or sending of offensive, inappropriate, or criminal content will entitle us to use whatever information is available to stop such behavior by taking necessary legal measures. Where appropriate we will notify the authorities in Austria and in your country.


A cookie is a small file that can be placed on your device that allows us to recognize and remember you. When you visit our pages, we may collect personal data from you automatically using cookies or similar technology.

Know your Legal Rights

Under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), you are entitled to the following rights:

Right to obtain information – Right to rectification or erasure – Right to restrict processing – Right to data portability – Right to revoke your consent

To exercise your legal rights or if you have questions, please contact us via email at

Complaints will be handled within 30 days.

Legal Support

As the data subject, you are entitled to file a complaint with the supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of your personal data violates European or national data protection laws. In Austria, the handling of complaints lies with the data protection authority.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

Changes to our privacy policy will be posted in this section of our web page.

The cookie banner shows that we use cookies and has a link to the current privacy statement as well. If you subsequently continue to navigate without making changes in your browser, you consent to the use of cookies.


In its ruling on 05.06.2018, C-210/16, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that the operator of a Facebook page and Facebook Ireland Ltd. are jointly responsible within the meaning of Art 26 of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for the processing of personal data.

In accordance with this decision, we will inform you about this joint processing of personal data.

Joint Controllership

The entities sharing joint controllership within the meaning of the GDPR for the operation of this Facebook page are

Facebook Ireland Ltd. (hereinafter called “Facebook”)

4 Grand Canal Square Grand Canal Harbor Dublin 2 Ireland


The New Jurist Daniel Gran Strasse 11/5 3100 St. Pölten, Austria

For information provided by Facebook on joint controllership, please click here

The agreement on joint controllership between Facebook and The New Jurist is available here

Collection and Processing of Data by The New Jurist

We operate this website to bring you news and updates about our articles and activities and to interact with you as a visitor to our Facebook page and our website.

The processing of data by The New Jurist in connection with the operation of this Facebook page is based on our legitimate interests pursuant to Art 6 para 1 lit f of the GDPR and the opportunity to participate in an internationally popular social media platform to interact with the visitors and users of our Facebook page.

Collection and Processing of Data by Facebook

To the best of our knowledge, Facebook processes personal data for the following purposes:

Advertising (analysis, and the creation of personalized ads) – Creation of user profiles – Market research

Facebook uses small text files (so-called cookies) for the storage and further processing of data, which are stored on the various end devices (e.g. PC, notebook, smartphone) of the visitors and users of the Facebook page. On subsequent visits to the Facebook page, this information is recalled, allowing the Facebook page to recognize the device. If you have a Facebook profile and are logged in to it, the storage and analysis take place across multiple devices.

For more information about the processing of personal data by Facebook, please read Facebook’s data policy by clicking here

Statistical Data

Facebook, as the operator of the Facebook page, provides us with a function called “Facebook Insight”, which allows us to receive anonymous statistical data about the visitors and users of our Facebook page. We have no control over the collection, provision, and processing of this data and cannot cancel this function either. For a selectable time period, Facebook will provide us with the “person categories”: fans, people reached, and the interacting persons with certain data such as information about page likes, post coverage, interactions, page views, and video views.

More information about the anonymous site statistics can be found by clicking here

Recipients of Data Transmission to a Third Country

Facebook Ireland Ltd. shares data with the parent company Facebook Inc. in the United States. Facebook Inc. is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield and undertakes to comply with European data protection regulations. More information about the Privacy Shield can be found by clicking here

For more information about the processing of personal data by Facebook, please read Facebook’s data policy by clicking here

Retention Period

For more information about the retention period, please read Facebook’s data policy by clicking here

The fact that we use cookies is indicated by the cookie banner which also refers you to our privacy policy. By remaining on our website without making changes to your browser, you agree to the use of cookies.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies, which are small text files placed on your computer to enable your use of the website to be analysed. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) is transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the USA. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports for the website operator on website activity and to provide other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if this is required by law or if these third parties process the data on Google’s behalf. Under no circumstances will Google associate your IP address with other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Google uses this information on our behalf in order to analyse your use of this website, to compile reports on website activities, and to perform further services for the website’s operator in connection with the site’s use and Internet usage. The IP address sent by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics is not merged with other data by Google. You can prevent the storage of the cookies required by Google Analytics by changing your browser settings. If you do this, however, you may not be able to make full use of all the functions this website offers. You can prevent Google from collecting, transmitting and processing your data pertaining to the use of the website (including your IP address) generated by the cookie by downloading and installing the browser plugin available here: The cookie banner shows that we use cookies and contains a link to the current privacy statement as well. If you subsequently continue to navigate without making changes in your browser, you consent to the use of cookies.


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