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The Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB) is the central bank of the Republic of Austria and, as such, an integral part of the European System of Central Banks (ESCB). The OeNB’s legal framework is based on the Treaty establishing the European Community, the Statute of the European System of Central Banks and of the ECB, the Federal Act on the Oesterreichische Nationalbank (Nationalbankgesetz – NBG 1984) and other federal legislation. The OeNB is a stock corporation with a capital of EUR 12 million, 100% of which is held by the federal government.
The Governing Board is responsible for the overall running of the OeNB and for conducting the OeNB’s business. The General Council is charged with the supervision of all business not falling within the remit of the ESCB.
Governing Board members:
Governor Ewald NOWOTNY,
Vice Governor Wolfgang DUCHATCZEK,
Executive Director Andreas ITTNER,
Executive Director Peter MOOSLECHNER.
General Council members:
President Claus J. RAIDL,
Vice President Max KOTHBAUER,
Anna Maria HOCHHAUSER,
Purpose of the OeNB’s website
The OeNB’s website serves as a medium to inform the public about the OeNB’s tasks and activities as well as an information platform on issues related to the OeNB’s business.
The Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB) cannot guarantee the authenticity, accuracy and completeness of the information provided on this website wherever these attributes depend on the specific technical features of the Internet. Furthermore, the OeNB does not warrant that access to this website and its content will be available or uninterrupted or that legal texts reflect the latest changes at all times. Official versions of laws and regulations are available in the respective media (Federal Law Gazette, Official Gazette).
To the extent that liability may be excluded at law, the OeNB accepts no liability for any direct, indirect or other damage, irrespective of its cause, resulting from the use or nonavailability of material presented on its website.
In addition to its proprietary content, the OeNB also offers external links to content of other Internet sources. The OeNB shall not accept liability for any of these Internet sources and the information presented there; responsibility for the content of the external links is borne exclusively by the respective content provider.
The OeNB grants permission to distribute and reproduce material on which the OeNB holds copyright and which has been downloaded or copied from its website, and to create links to this website, provided the source is acknowledged at all times. This also applies to the re-use of data and information in line with the Federal Act on the Re-Use of Public Sector Information (Informationsweiterverwendungsgesetz – IWG). Moreover, any person who gains direct or indirect access to material from the OeNB’s website must be explicitly informed about the conditions of use.
The commercial use of material presented on the OeNB’s website requires the OeNB’s express permission.
Any material from the OeNB’s website which the OeNB deems to have been used unlawfully or improperly must be deleted or destroyed upon the OeNB’s request.
Changing or manipulating any information on the OeNB’s website is strictly prohibited.
Information on the Re-Use of Public Sector Information – Federal Act on the Re-Use of Public Sector Information (Informationsweiterverwendungsgesetz – IWG)
Re-Use Generally Permissible:
It is generally permissible to re-use information presented on the OeNB’s website in line with the Federal Act on the Re-Use of Public Sector Information (Informationsweiterverwendungsgesetz – IWG) without further request, provided that the appropriate source is acknowledged at all times.
Reuse of Statistics
In accordance with the reuse policy of the European System of Central Banks (ESCB) the OeNB provides its statistics free of charge as a public good of high quality for both commercial and noncommercial reuse. The OeNB subscribes to an open reuse policy that supports free access to the statistics it disseminates. Moreover, the OeNB attaches great importance to the quality of its statistics, in accordance with the principles set out in thePublic commitment on European statistics by the ESCB.
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