Absolute transparency on option

We make every effort to ensure the best possible protection of your data and your safety and therefore use different tools of the latest standards to secure this for website visitors and members. Among other things, we regularly scan all page content for viruses and malware, as well as the entire website for all types of cookies. Other security tools ensure that access to the website by unauthorized persons is made as difficult as possible.

Still other tools are necessary so that this page can function as it should: with the many functions and options that you might not notice at first glance, such as the ability to rate posts by likes, so that they can then be used by others can be presented as particularly essential.

All statements given here are by our Terms & Conditions and are to be understood as a joint statement that you accept with your use.

If you have questions or concerns about this or other data protection topics, please contact us at redaktion [AT] dieoption.at. You can change your cookie setting below. Responsible for the privacy of this site Option Medien e.U., Helmut Melzer, in A-1070 Vienna. Please refer Imprint.

Supplementary national data protection declarations

EU - https://option.news/datenschutzerklaerung-eu/

UK - https://option.news/en/datenschutzerklaerung-uk/

USA - https://option.news/en/datenschutzerklaerung-us/

CA - https://option.news/en/datenschutzerklaerung-ca/

Exclusion of liability

This disclaimer is to be regarded as part of the Internet offer, from which reference was made to this website. If sections or individual terms of this statement are not legal or correct, all other parts of the document remain unaffected in terms of content and validity.

Liability for contents of this website

The contents of our pages were created with great care. As a social network, however, it contains content from different people, institutions and external sources. For the correctness, completeness and topicality of the contents, we can therefore assume no liability. As a service provider (hoster) we are responsible for our own content on these pages according to the general laws. However, we are under no obligation to monitor any third-party information transmitted or stored or to investigate any circumstances that may indicate an unlawful act. Obligations to remove or block the use of information under general law remain unaffected. However, liability in this regard is only possible from the moment of knowledge of a specific infringement. Upon notification of such violations, we will of course remove this content immediately.

Liability for links to third party websites

Our offer also includes links to external websites. We also have no influence on the content of these external websites. Therefore we can not assume any liability for this external content. The content of the linked pages is always the responsibility of the respective provider or operator of the pages. An ongoing, complete review of the contents of the linked pages is not reasonable without concrete evidence of a legal violation. If we know of violations, we will remove the links immediately.


The operators of this website endeavor to always observe the copyrights of others or to use self-created and license-free works. Users of the site are also obliged to do so and are liable to indemnify the operator in terms of liability (see also Terms & Conditions). The content created by the site operators and works on this website are subject to copyright. Contributions from third parties are marked as such, the authors are shown as far as data is recorded. The reproduction, processing, distribution and any kind of exploitation outside the limits of copyright require the express written consent of the respective author or creator. Downloads and copies of this site are for private, non-commercial use only.

Personal data

Personal data that you transmit electronically on this website, such as name, e-mail address, address or other personal information, are used by us only for the specified purpose, kept safe and not disclosed to third parties. As stated in the Terms of Use, you must be aware that acts - the posting of articles, photos, comments, files, likes and other - may be displayed in part or in full on this site. With this declaration and the terms of use, you agree. Your email address and address will always be hidden.

The service provider (or hoster or provider) automatically collects and stores information on the web server, such as the browser, operating system, reference page, IP address, time of access, etc. This data can not be assigned to specific persons without checking other data sources and we evaluate this data also not further out as long as no illegal use of our website is present.

Privacy Policy for the use of third-party tools, features, and content

Functions of various services are integrated on our website. These functions are offered by the respective companies. By using the functions, the websites you visit are linked to the respective account and made known to other users. In doing so, data is also transmitted to the companies mentioned. We would like to point out that, as the provider of the website, we have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or their use by the companies mentioned. You can find more information on this in the data protection guidelines of the companies mentioned. You can change the respective data protection settings in the account settings of the companies mentioned. In addition, integrated, external content on this page refers to the original source of other providers. Your IP address will also be transmitted as if you were on the website of this provider. We would like to point out that, as the provider of our website, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or its use by the companies mentioned. You can find information on third-party providers at the end of this page or under the respective cookies.

Web analytics

Our website uses functions of the web analysis service Google. Cookies are used for this, which enable an analysis of the use of the website by your users. The information generated in this way is transferred to the provider's server and stored there. You can prevent this by setting up your browser so that no cookies are stored. We have concluded a corresponding contract data processing agreement with the provider. Your IP address is recorded, but pseudonymized immediately. This means that only a rough localization is possible. The data processing takes place on the basis of the legal regulations.


You can subscribe to our newsletter via our website. For this we need your e-mail address and your declaration that you agree to receive the newsletter. As soon as you have registered for the newsletter, we will send you a confirmation email with a link to confirm your registration. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time, for example at the end of each newsletter. You can also send your cancellation to the email address given above. We will then immediately delete your data in connection with the sending of the newsletter.

Right to information

At any time you have the right to information about the data stored about your person, their origin and recipient as well as the purpose of the storage. Please send us an email to the given mail address.


Complianz regularly scans our website for all types of cookies and gives you insight into which cookies we use and which services are used by third parties.

Information about this: EU, USA, UK

Since Option offers a variety of features, the number of cookies is quite large, but you do not have to worry. An example: For the function to be able to evaluate a contribution, a separate cookie is necessary for each contribution. Cookies with this name are usually not categorized. Also posted, external content refers to the respective original page, and thus need a cookie. You can also find this information in the list of cookies.

On the one hand, we use session cookies, which are cached exclusively for the duration of your use of our website, and on the other, permanent cookies, in order to record information about visitors who repeatedly come to our website. The purpose of the use of these cookies is to be able to offer an optimal user guidance and to recognize visitors and to be able to present an attractive website and interesting contents with repeated use.

A use of our offers is also possible without cookies. You can disable cookies in your browser, restrict them to certain websites, or set your web browser (Chrome, IE, Firefox, ...) to notify you when a cookie is sent. You can also delete cookies from your PC's hard drive at any time. Please note, however, that in this case a limited presentation of the page and a limited user guidance can be expected.

Company details and privacy statements:

Google - https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=enGoogle,

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/policy.php,

Twitter - https://twitter.com/privacy,

flyzoo - https://www.iubenda.com/privacy-policy/,

MailChimp - https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/

Cookiebot - https://www.cookiebot.com/en/privacy-policy/

Mashshare - https://mashshare.net/privacy-policy/

Wordfence - https://www.wordfence.com/terms-of-use-and-privacy-policy/

Supplementary national data protection declarations

EU - https://option.news/datenschutzerklaerung-eu/

UK - https://option.news/en/datenschutzerklaerung-uk/

USA - https://option.news/en/datenschutzerklaerung-us/

CA - https://option.news/en/datenschutzerklaerung-ca/