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Requests for authorisation should be sent to the University of Luxembourg at the address indicated hereafter, or to the authors or right holders concerned.

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The University of Luxembourg carries out the translation of certain texts on its site with the authorisation of the right holders. However, users are informed that only the original shall be deemed authentic and that the University of Luxembourg may not be held responsible.

Content provided by the University of Luxembourg is not necessarily comprehensive, exhaustive, accurate or up to date. If, despite our best efforts, errors were to be found, the University of Luxembourg may not be held responsible. The University of Luxembourg would nevertheless appreciate being informed of any such errors.

It may be the case that, despite intensive research efforts, the University of Luxembourg is unable to identify certain authors or right holders of documents on the site. If you are or are able to identify such a right holder, or if there has been an error on the part of the University of Luxembourg, please inform us by e-mail at  c2dh@uni.lu

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Permitted use
Short quotations are permitted, provided that the name of the author of the quoted document and its source are cited.

Documents should be cited as follows:

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  • Content for which the University of Luxembourg does not own the copyright:

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You may use the MyPublications feature to:

  • consult publications created by our own researchers;
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  • create, manage and publish your own publications.

Users are solely responsible for the material which they insert into the publications that they create, whether or not they are published. Where appropriate, the University of Luxembourg reserves the right to remove published publications after a certain duration or if it considers this to be necessary for any reason.

To find out more, please refer to the Help file provided for the MyPublications feature.

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Policy regarding links
Links to external websites or other sources do not constitute a recommendation or guarantee on the part of the University of Luxembourg regarding their content, which remains the exclusive responsibility of their authors.

The University of Luxembourg is happy to authorise any website (source site) to insert, for non-commercial purposes, a hyperlink to the site www.cvce.eu or to one of its inner pages (sites or target pages), provided that:

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  • the target page of the site www.cvce.eu does not launch in a frame as part of the source site but in a new window.

The University of Luxembourg reserves the right to refuse this permission.

The University of Luxembourg would appreciate being informed by e-mail (c2dh@uni.lu) of the creation of any link to the site www.cvce.eu.

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Cookie policy

The University of Luxembourg is committed to offering visitors to its website an optimal browsing experience, while protecting their privacy. We therefore use a range of cookies, and in the interests of transparency we want to let you know about the cookies we use. Please read on for further details about our cookie policy.

1) What are cookies?

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2) The cookies used by the University of Luxembourg

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b> Third-party cookies (not implemented by the University of Luxembourg): Google Analytics, Feedbackify and Twitter use cookies on the University of Luxembourg website to identify visitor interests and preferences.

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d> Our widgets also use cookies so that their interactive elements work correctly: Cfid, Cftoken and Google Analytics.

3) Your own cookie policy

Although these cookies are extremely useful for the University of Luxembourg website and to improve your browsing experience, you can configure your web browser to refuse some or all of them. We would, however, recommend that you accept them.

a> Filtering cookies:

You can configure your web browser to refuse some cookies and accept others. 

b> Deleting cookies:

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4) Legislation on cookies and privacy protection

a> Cookies:

The EU directive of 12 July 2002 on the protection of privacy in the electronic communications sector, transposed into Luxembourg law by the Act of 28 July 2011, requires that visitors to websites should be informed if a website uses cookies and that the installation of cookies on their web browsing device should be made conditional on their well-informed acceptance of this installation.

b> Protection of privacy:

In accordance with Chapter VI of the amended Act of 2 August 2002 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data, you have a right to access and amend any data concerning you.

5) Liability

Users agree that their access to and use of the site is their own responsibility.

The University of Luxembourg shall not be held liable for any direct or indirect losses caused by use of the site, particularly relating to the interruption, suspension or malfunction of the site, which may result from a maintenance outage or the upgrade of the University of Luxembourg’s computer systems, technical faults or network overloads, faults on telephone lines, errors, negligence or misdemeanours by Internet service providers or third parties, or a virus acquired from the Internet.

Users acknowledge that they have read this legal notice and undertake to comply with it.