Terms & Conditions

Turtle Island

Conservation Breeding and Research Center for Turtles

Turtle Island is a scientific institution recognized by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management (BMLFUW) with the registration number AT 033.

Main office.

Puntigamer Straße 7,
A-8054 Graz

Board Members.

Chairman: Mag. Dr. Peter Praschag.

Chairman Stv.: Dipl. Ing. Dr. Reiner Praschag.

Erklärung über die grundlegende Richtung des Mediums bzw. des Vereins. Auszug aus den Vereinsstatuten:

Der Verein agiert unabhängig, überparteilich und selbstständig. Der Tätigkeitsbereich ist weltweit. Der Verein, dessen Tätigkeit nicht auf Gewinn gerichtet ist, bezweckt ausschließlich und unmittelbar am Rande zur Ausrottung stehende Tierarten mit dem Schwerpunkt Schildkröten durch ex- und in-situ Projekte vom Aussterben zu bewahren.

Information Tax deductions.

Austria: You can deduct your donations to Turtle Island from your taxes under Austrian law (§ 4a Abs. 2 Z. 3 EstG) using this tax number:  NT3539.

US: Your donations to Turtle Island are tax-deductible. Our Tax ID is 83-1706767.


E-Mail: office@turtle-island.at

Telephon: +43 680 211 50 82

Weitere Kontaktmöglichkeiten finden Sie hier.


We understand that your privacy and the security of your personal information is extremely important. What we do with your personal information, what we do to keep it secure, from where and how we collect it, as well as your rights in relation to the personal information we hold about you all conform to the Austrian data protection law.


If you  want to enquire about the data we hold on you or have it removed from our systems, please contact us.


If you believe the website violates your privacy rights you can put forward a complaint with the Austrian data protection agency:

Österreichische Datenschutzbehörde

Wickenburggasse 8,
A-1080 Wien

Tel.: +43 1 52 152-0

E-Mail: dsb@dsb.at


Copyright © 2019 Turtle Island. All rights reserved. No parts of this website may be reproduced without prior written permission except the material clearly demarcated as press releases.


The information contained on https://www.turtle-island.at/ website (the "Service") is for general information purposes only.

Turtle Island assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions in the contents on the Service.

In no event shall Turtle Island be liable for any special, direct, indirect, consequential, or incidental damages or any damages whatsoever, whether in an action of contract, negligence or other tort, arising out of or in connection with the use of the Service or the contents of the Service. Turtle Island reserves the right to make additions, deletions, or modification to the contents on the Service at any time without prior notice.


Turtle Island does not warrant that the website is free of viruses or other harmful components.

External links disclaimer.

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Please note that the Turtle Island does not guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of any information on these external websites.

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