Privacy Protection and Terms of Use

By using the internet offer of you accept the following terms:

1. General terms

The content of is exclusively dedicated to information purposes.

The information is in no way a substitute for professional advice or treatment by qualified and accredited physicians. highly recommends all users with health problems to visit their doctor instead of starting, modifying or terminating treatments on their own. The content of should not be used for self diagnoses, nor for the selection, application, or termination of therapies.

The editorial staff of, as well as the aerobiological experts, generate the information with due diligence. Single editorial mistakes however, cannot be avoided completely.

Liability claims regarding damage caused by the use of any information provided, including any kind of information which is incomplete or incorrect, will therefore be rejected. All offers are not-binding and are without obligation. Parts of the pages or the complete publication including all offers and information might be extended, changed or partly or completely deleted by the authors without separate announcement.

2. Disclaimer

a) Contents

The contents of have been compiled with due diligence by our experts, taking into consideration the most recent developments and insights in aerobiology. It will be checked for validity, completeness, correctness, and quality at appropriate intervals. Notwithstanding, no liability may be assumed.

All the contents, interactive modules and services do not aim to substitute medical advice, nor are they appropriate for individual diagnosis or advice for any kind of treatment. The contents cannot be a substitute for advice and/or treatment by qualified and accredited physicians.

b) Disposability strives to offer its services without interruption for public use. Nevertheless, cannot guarantee an uninterrupted service..

c) Links

The author is not responsible for any contents linked or referred to from his pages - unless it can be proven that he had full knowledge of illegal contents and would be able to prevent the visitors of his site from viewing those pages. If any damage occurs by the use of information presented there, only the author of the respective pages might be liable, not the one who has linked to these pages.

d) No contractual relationship

By using, no contractual relationship will be achieved; in particular no advisory contract between users of and the providers will come into legal status.

3. Copyright

The authors intended not to use any copyrighted material for the publication or, if not possible, to indicate the copyright of the respective object.

The copyright for any material created by the authors is reserved. Any duplication or use of objects such as images, diagrams, or texts in other electronic or printed publications is not permitted without the author's written agreement.

Users are allowed to copy the information material for personal, not commercial purposes only by sticking to the following rules:

Illicit reproduction and passing on of contents or complete pages is not permitted and liable to prosecution.

4. Data privacy

a) pollen data

Pollen data which are displayed according to your daily whereabouts originate from various data owners. They are members of the European Aeroallergen Network EAN. The curves show the mean values of the region where you have stayed on the respective day. Data result from microscopical analysis, which is very time consuming and performed in most cases once a week. For this reason, a delay of several days is usual. Furthermore, different centres submit their data on different days of the week. However, in order to keep the data supply times as short as possible, data is brought up-to-date several times a day.

For the UK, for reasons of data protection data is not available at the time.

Data is provided by the owners for the purpose of the patient’s hayfever diary for free. Nevertheless, the users have no right for access to numerical data nor for continuity of provision of these data. Data providers reserve the right for termination of data provision without indication of reasons.

b) personal data

Data supplied by the users are strictly confidential and must not be given to third parties without the consent of the user. Every user has the exclusive insight to his/her own data which is password protected.

Every user accepts that his/her symptom score in connection with the appropriate pollen count will be anonymously pooled with other user’s scores and statistically examined by the experts of for improvement of pollen forecasts and determination of threshold values.

5. Miscellaneous

The law of the Republic of Austria is exclusively valid for the pages of

If you do not accept the conditions above, we advise you to leave this site.
Last update: March 2010