Company biography: ISPA was founded in 1997 as a non-profit association which represents the interests of more than 200 members from all sectors around the Internet industry as a voluntary interest group.
Mission statement: ISPA is the major voice of the Austrian Internet industry. Our goal is to shape the economic and legal framework supporting the optimal development of the Internet and Internet services. We regard the use of the Internet as an important social skill and acknowledge the resulting socio-political responsibilities.
Description: ISPA represents Austria’s digital economy, acts as its voice towards politics and the public and facilitates communication within the industry. ISPA provides its members with expertise and know-how in legal affairs, develops statements on relevant legislation, templates for general business terms and conditions or safety concepts. Furthermore ISPA offers its members free training as part of the ISPA Academy. Additionally, ISPA informs it’s members about developments at the national and European level and directs events such as the ISPA Forum or the Internet Summit Austria. Through numerous cooperations, ISPA can offer its members various benefits such as discounts for congress tickets or magazine subscriptions.
Above all, ISPA takes its responsibility for society very serious, for instance through the so called Stopline – a hotline against child pornography and National Socialism founded by ISPA – or free information material for the promotion of online media competence, especially for children and adolescents.
Current President is Dr. Andreas Koman
Secretary General is Dr. Maximilian Schubert
For further information or questions please contact office (a) ispa.at or call us under +43 1 409 55 76+43 1 409 55 76.
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