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Privacy Policy Statement


This privacy policy clarifies users about the nature, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data by the responsible provider. (Artikel 6 Abs. 1 EU DS-GVO (VO(EU)2016/679)).


Otto Harrassowitz GmbH & Co. KG
Harrassowitz Verlag / The Publishing House
Kreuzberger Ring 7c-d
D-65205 Wiesbaden


Contact data protection officer:
Tobias Hoffmann
phone: +49-(0)611-950008-32
e-mail: datenschutz@harrassowitz.de

Access data / Server log files

The provider (respectively his web space provider) collects data about every access to the offer (so-called server log files). Access data includes:

Name of the retrieved web page, file, date and time of retrieval, amount of data transferred, message about successful retrieval, browser type and browser version, the operating system of the user, referrer URL (the previously visited page), IP address and the requested provider.

The log data is collected by the provider for statistical analysis for the purpose of operation, security and optimization of the offer. The provider uses the log data only for statistical evaluations for the purpose of operation, of security and optimization of the offer. The provider reserves the right to retrospectively review the log data, if based on concrete evidence there is a justified suspicion of unlawful use or interference with the security of the offer.


When contacting the provider (for example, by contact form or e-mail), the details of the user are stored for the purpose of processing the request as well as in cases that follow-up questions arise, insofar and as long as this is necessary.


Cookies are small files that make it possible to store specific device-related information on users' access devices (PCs, smartphones, etc.). On one hand, they serve for the user-friendliness of web pages and thus the users (e.g. storage of login data). On the other hand, they are used to collect the statistical data of website use and to be able to analyze them for the purpose of improving the offer. Users can influence the use of cookies. Most browsers have an option to restrict or completely prevent the storage of cookies. It should, however, be noted that the use and especially the comfort of use could be restricted without cookies.

You can manage many online ad cookies from companies via the USA-American website http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or the EU-website http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices/


As part of the ordering process, your data and contact data are collected and processed in accordance with Article 6 (1) b EU DSGVO. Mandatory information is clearly indicated, possible voluntary data can optimize the ordering process and are collected and processed on the basis of Article 6 (1) a EU DSGVO. Further processing after the completion of the ordering process is carried out on the basis of article 6 (1) c and f EU DSGVO in order to maintain legal obligations and our legitimate interest to optimise our offer and the ordering process.

Upon completion of the ordering process, you will leave our web site and your required data is transferred to PayPal. (PayPal (Europe) S.à r.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg). The data protection notices of the provider are part of his offer. Otto Harrassowitz GmbH & Co. KG is not responsible for the contents of this provider's privacy policy.

Revocation, changes, corrections and updates

Upon request, the clients shall have the right to receive information concerning the personal data stored about them at any time, free of charge. In addition, the user has the right to correct inaccurate data, change, revocation and deletion of his personal data, unless there is a legal obligation to store this data. Furthermore, the right exists to complain to the competent supervisory authority.