KnowMiner ist ein Projekt der

Know-Center GmbH

Kompetenzzentrum für wissensbasierte Anwendungen und
Systeme Forschungs- und Entwicklungs GmbH
Inffeldgasse 13/6.Stock, A-8010 Graz,
Tel.: +43 316 873 30801
Fax: +43 316 873 30802
E-Mail: info@know-center.at
Internet: http://www.know-center.at

Geschäftsführung: Dr. Erwin Duschnig

Firmenbuchgericht: Landesgericht für ZRS Graz
Firmenbuchnummer: FN 199 685 f
UID Nr.: ATU 50367703

Behörde gem. ECG: Magistrat der Stadt Graz

Kammerzugehörigkeit: Mitglied der Wirtschaftskammer Steiermark
Fachgruppen: Unternehmensberatung und Informationstechnologie
Berufsgruppen: IT-Dienstleistung, Unternehmensberatung


The use of the Know-Center website is subject to the user’s acknowledgement of the terms of use set forth below. If the user does not accept the terms of use of the website stated below, s/he may not use the Know-Center website. By using the Know-Center website, the user accepts the terms of use. Any violation of the terms of use set forth below and of the other legal provisions on the Know-Center website will automatically result in a withdrawal of the authorization to use the website and obliges the violating party to destroy all materials retrieved from the website.


Unless otherwise agreed in writing, the content offered on the Know-Center website as well as the information made available which is offered free of charge may only be used for non-commercial purposes and is copyrighted. They may not be reproduced, distributed, leased, lent or exploited in any other form. Any contravention may result in consequences under trademark law, copyright law, competition law or any other law. All exploitation rights under copyright law are only due to Know-Center and partner companies. Please, also read the provisions of copyright law.

Privacy policy

Know-Center’s privacy policy is based on the principle of maintaining privacy and is mainly intended to protect personally identifiable information. Please, also read the provisions relating to the privacy policy.

Transmission of information

Users may subscribe to newsletters and transmit information on the Know-Center website. Information may also be provided by transmission of text contributions or by transmission of links to Know-Center. By transmitting information to the Know-Center website, the user automatically acknowledges the terms of use. Know-Center will disclaim all liability whatsoever for errors during the transmission process and for the content of the information transmitted. by transmitting information to Know-Center, the user expressly approves the use of information by Know-Center. The approval refers to all forms of use whatsoever. Know-Center may in particular reproduce, distribute, delete, modify and publish elsewhere any information transmitted. Know-Center may monitor and control all transmitted or published information independent of its intended purpose. Know-Center has the right not to publish or to delete information irrespective of its content without stating any reason.


Know-Center will disclaim all liability whatsoever for linked websites and their content. Know-Center has no influence whatsoever on the design and modification of these websites and on the content offered thereon. The hyperlinks available on the Know-Center website are a service provided by Know-Center to users of the website. They allow quick access to information and facilitate the search for content. Hyperlinks on the Know-Center website refer to someone else’s content, however, they do not judge such content in any manner whatsoever. Know-Center will particularly disclaim all liability whatsoever for the correctness, completeness, lawfulness, objectivity and topicality of this content. The access to information which is accessible through hyperlinks on the Know-Center website is only the user’s responsibility.


Know-Center will disclaim all liability whatsoever for the correctness, completeness, lawfulness, objectivity and topicality of the content offered on the Know-Center website. Know-Center may at any time and without prior notice make adjustments, modifications and deletions of the website in its entirety and of the content presented thereon. Know-Center expressly points out that users of countries whose jurisdictions do not or only restrictedly permit such disclaimers are not or only restrictedly subject to the aforementioned provisions (see liability).


Know-Center will disclaim all liability whatsoever for any damage (in particular for positive damage, lost profit, frustrated expenses, data damage, data loss, business loss, enrichment claims, costs arising from legal consultation and execution of an agreement, etc) which are caused by the use of the website, by the provisional or permanent inability to use the website (downtime), by the limited availability of the website or of the content presented thereon, by the deficient presentation of content, by the presentation of someone else’s content as well as by the presentation of hyperlinks on the Know-Center website. In case of any damage or destruction of hardware, software and other data stock caused by the use of the Know-Center website and its content respectively, Know-Center is not liable in any manner whatsoever. this provision (see applicable law) applies irrespective of the legal basis used in order to derive the claim, irrespective of the degree of fault and irrespective of the question whether Know-Center and partner companies and the third parties and companies with which Know-Center does business or maintains any other relationship were or should have been aware of a potential damage. in particular, no liability will be assumed either for claims under the agreement or for claims outside the agreement. Know-Center expressly points out that users of countries whose jurisdictions do not or only restrictedly permit such disclaimers are not or only restrictedly subject to the aforementioned provisions (see applicable law).

Applicable law

The Know-Center website is managed, operated and administered by the registered office of Know-Center, which is situated in austria, at 8010 graz, Inffeldgasse 21a. The Know-Center website and the content presented thereon can be retrieved and used worldwide. Know-Center will disclaim all liability whatsoever for the lawfulness of the Know-Center website and the content offered thereon from the viewpoint of other jurisdictions and relevant provisions of other jurisdictions. The use of the Know-Center website and the content presented thereon in countries other than austria is the user’s exclusive responsibility. Compliance with relevant statutory provisions of other jurisdictions is the exclusive responsibility of the user. When using the Know-Center website, users have to comply in particular with relevant export provisions. In case of any contravention, Know-Center reserves all rights and will prosecute any violation under criminal and civil law.


Know-Center may at any time and without notice adjust and update the terms of use under consideration. The respective version of the terms of use under consideration is binding and will be published on the Know-Center website. Users of the Know-Center website should regularly read the terms of use under consideration in order to keep track of any modifications.

2. Copyright

Any information and content (texts, charts, logos, video films, music pieces, etc) represented on the Know-Center website are copyrighted. The information and content represented on this website may not be used for any purpose other than for personal use. Unless agreed otherwise in writing, all rights of exploitation whatsoever are exclusively due to the author. In particular, the rights of reproduction, modification, distribution, lease, lending and sending in any form whatsoever are exclusively due to the author. Know-Center reserves all rights. Any violation of the copyright will be prosecuted.

3. Privacy Policy

Know-Center puts particular emphasis on the privacy of each individual user. Anyone may visit the Know-Center website also without providing information. Personally identifiable information will only be collected if this is conducive to improving the usability of the Know-Center website and optimizing the collection of information by the user according to the following principles:

Disclosure and transparency

The privacy statement is intended to inform users of the Know-Center website of Know-Center’s privacy policy and to advise them how such information is processed and treated. Users of the website may get special information, ask concrete questions relating to specific subjects and, inter alia, subscribe to a newsletter.

The use of cookies

A cookie is a small file which certain websites visited by internet users write onto their hard disk. A cookie may contain only the personally identifiable information the user voluntarily provides. Under no circumstances are cookies able to read-out hard disks or to read cookies which were written onto the user’s hard disk by others. Know-Center uses cookies in order to customize the offer of the Know-Center website to specific user needs and to structure the content on the Know-Center website so that the user may best possibly use such content. he browser may be set so that cookies may not be stored on the user’s hard disk. Moreover, browsers may be configured so that the user is informed before cookies are accepted or that cookies are always rejected. Stored cookies may be deleted at any time. The files which contain cookies are usually filed in a special list of the browser.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any 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.

Service-oriented processing and use of information

Know-Center processes and uses information in order to offer users best possible service and to optimally satisfy user-specific needs. This information helps us, for example, provide information requested by users and further improve our website.
Know-Center might send out information on new e-business developments and also ask for an opinion on the development and further development of Know-Center. Users will always be able to prevent the provision of such information and to reject such information in the future. In this case, Know-Center will endeavor to its best knowledge and belief that no further information will be sent to those users. moreover, any user may state in advance that s/he does not wish to receive such requests and information.

Advance information requiring approval

Under no circumstances will personally identifiable information which was transmitted online be used in a manner other than that described herein without advising the user concerned in advance and having obtained his/her approval.

Data security

Know-Center will use all its efforts to protect personally identifiable information according to state of the art from adventitious and unlawful destruction and from loss, and it will endeavor to use information properly and not to grant access to unauthorized parties.

Data secrecy

Know-Center employees are obliged to keep data confidential also after termination of their employment.