Web analysis
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc. (‘Google’). Google Analytics uses ‘cookies’, which are text files that are saved on your computer and allow website use to be analysed. Information collected by the cookie relating to your use of this website (including your IP address) is sent to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google uses this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports about website activities for the website operator and to provide other services associated with website and internet use. Google also sends this information to third parties if this is a legal requirement or if third parties process this data by order of Google. Google never associates your IP address with other data that is stored by Google. You can prevent cookies from being installed by changing your browser settings; however, please note that if you do so, this may mean that you are unable to use all of this website’s functions to their full extent. By using this website, you are agreeing to the processing of data collected about you by Google in the above-mentioned manner, and for the above-mentioned purpose. Please note that this website uses Google Analytics with the ‘_gat._anonymizeIp()’ expansion, and thus IP addresses can only be shared if they are truncated, which excludes any direct links being made to a particular individual. In addition, data collection and storage by Google can be inhibited with future effect by installing the deactivation add-on for Internet Explorer (7 and 8), Google Chrome (4.x or higher) and Mozilla Firefox (3.5 or higher). Click here for this.
VU Verlagsunion takes the protection of personal data very seriously. Examples of personal data are: name, postal address and e-mail address. VU Verlagsunion uses this data to respond to your queries and to send information. All personal data is processed on servers in Germany.

The use of personal data within Verlagsunion is subject to the provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz). You have the opportunity to object to the use of your data for advertising purposes at any time. Just send an e-mail with your name, address and issue to

. Data is automatically stored when the website is used. This data is not personal data. As an example, this includes information about the web browser used, the sites visited, and the length of stay. This information is exclusively used to further improve the website for users.

Cookies are sometimes used. Cookies are small text files that are temporarily stored on your hard drive. These files make your navigation of the VU Verlagsunion website easier. Most browsers automatically accept cookies.

However, you can change your browser settings at any time and use the Verlagsunion website without cookies. This does however make the use of the website less convenient.

VU Verlagsunion KG takes all necessary technical and organisational measures in accordance with the current technological standard in order to protect customer data against loss, corruption or access by unauthorised parties.