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Privacy Policy in compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and are the websites of Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft AKA GmbH, registered at Sakrower Landstrasse 122, 14089 Berlin, Germany. This is a catalogue of publications which can be ordered through an order form. is the content platforms of co-publisher IOS Press, registered at Nieuwe Hemweg 6B, 1013BG, The Netherlands. This website is a catalogue of AKA and IOS Press publications as well as a host of online versions of English language AKA titles of AKA which can be ordered tjhrough an order form.

Guarding your privacy is very important to us. In this Privacy Policy you can learn which data AKA-Verlag and IOS Press collect via their sites and how it is used. It is our goal to provide you with a useful, hassle-free experience while using these websites, which require a certain amount of data collection. If you do not agree with the policies set forth in this Privacy Policy, we recommend that you do not visit these websites any more.
If you are simply browsing our sites without signing in or being recognized by IP address, we will only keep anonymized log data about usage of our site (see 'Cookies' below).

  • Institutional contact details that you have provided to us
  • Information on usage of (parts) of our website, including number of downloads
  • Information about transactions made
  • Information on alerts that you have installed
  • Any other information that you have provided to us in order to be able to help you to use our websites and meet your needs as well as possible

How AKA-Verlag and IOS Press use the data collected

We may use the data collected through our site to:

  • Establish and verify the identity of our byers and users
  • Personalize the site for you
  • Enable you to access and use our site
  • Fine-tune our services provided to you
  • Handle financial transactions smoothly and accurately
  • Collect payments from you
  • Improve our products and services offered

In the event that we share the data gathered with agents working on our behalf, these agents must assure us that they use the data in a discrete manner. They may not distribute the collected data further and are required to comply with our Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions.

Your data will never be sold to third parties.


We may place cookies and or other tracking devices in the user's browser files. Cookies are used to track user behavior. Based on the collected data, we can improve our products and services.

Cookies can be rejected. If this is done, portions of our websites may not be properly usable.

Secure Use of IOS Press Content Library

In cooperation with Highwire, the hosting partner and webmaster of the IOS Press website, we will do everything in our power to guard your personal details and usage behavior data. Collected data will be stored on secure servers and once you're recognized by IP or logged in through Username and Password, you will be in a safe, encrypted area so no one can take advantage of the details you have entered.

Links to Other Websites

Through this website you may be redirected or find links to other websites which are not under the control of AKA-Verlag and IOS Press. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites, nor are we responsible for their Privacy Policy. We encourage you to be aware of the privacy policies of other parties to which we link in case they collect any personal data from you.


We may occasionally have to send emails to all of our users to inform them of important changes. If you do not want to receive email from us, you can let us know at Diese E-Mail-Adresse ist vor Spambots geschützt! Zur Anzeige muss JavaScript eingeschaltet sein!. Or write to Diese E-Mail-Adresse ist vor Spambots geschützt! Zur Anzeige muss JavaScript eingeschaltet sein! and mention 'unsubscribe Content Library' in the subject area.


Third-party advertising may appear on our website. Usage metrics may be shared with the advertisers, but personal data will never be disclosed.


AKA-Verlag and IOS Press reserve the right to revise this Privacy Policy at any time as we see fit. If this occurs, we will distribute an announcement to all users to notify them of the changes.

Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft
Sakrower Landstrasse 122
14089 Berlin
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IOS Press B.V.

Nieuwe Hemweg 6B
1013 BG Amsterdam
The Netherlands
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Version: May 2018