Data privacy statement of the Danube Commission

Data privacy

The Danube Commission treats your personal data confidentially according to legal data protection regulations and this data privacy statement.

The user of the site acknowledges that he is aware of and has accepted this policy. If the user disagrees with these terms, he is at liberty not to use the site.

Our website can be used without revealing personal information. When personal data (e.g. name, address, email address, etc.) are requested on our pages, providing such information is voluntary.


The Danube Commission collects and automatically saves information that your browser transmits during your visit to our pages in so-called server log files. The following information is collected:

  • IP address of the computer emitting the request (*)
  • what kind of web browser and operating system used by the client
  • information on server services used and protocol version
  • name of the downloaded file or supply page and referrer URL
  • date and time, quantity of data transmitted and status information

(*) The webserver only keeps an anonymized record of the requesting IP client address. This information is used for purposes of statistical analysis and eventual security measures of the access to the web service.

This information is exclusively used for statistical and security purposes to ensure proper operation.


A cookie is a small text based file that is downloaded onto the computer or smartphone when the user accesses a website. It allows the website to recognize that user’s device and store some information about the user’s preferences or past actions.

The Danube Commission only uses cookies, which are required for the functioning of the website. This cookie does not identify you personally and is not linked to any other information we store about you. The cookie is deleted when you close your web browser.

The Danube Commission does not use any cookies to store any personal data or used for behavioral tracking. The Danube Commission also does not use any third-party tracking software.

Many browsers have an option for disabling cookies, which may prevent your browser from accepting new cookies or enable the selective use of cookies.


For safety reasons and in order to protect the transfer of confidential information, such as your requests addressed to us as website operators, the Danube Commission uses SSL-encryption. With SSL-encryption, your data cannot be read by third parties.

Personal data with third parties

Our privacy policy applies only to our website, when you use third party services, you should read their privacy policy. If the User provides unique identifying information, as name, address and other information, such information will be used only for statistical purposes and will not be published for general access.

For transfer of hydrological data and for interactive maps, we use external services.

For questionnaires, event registering, and online event reporting, we collect Name, E-mail address for identification, we also use external services.

Third-party privacy statements can be read by clicking on the links above

Right of access, to erasure or blocking

You are entitled to free information about your stored personal data, their origin and the receivers, the purpose of their processing as well as the right to correct, blocking or deletion of your data. In this respect and concerning further questions on the issue of personal data you may contact us at the address indicated on our website.