Legal notice

Leibniz Institute for Psychology Information (ZPID)
Universitätsring 15, 54296 Trier, Germany
Telephone: +49 (0)651 201-2877
Fax: +49 (0)651 201-2071
E-Mail: info(at)

Liability for content: Prof. Dr. Michael Bosnjak, Director of Leibniz Institute for Psychology Information,


The ZPID makes no warranty for the content offered on its web pages nor does it assume liability for damages, whether material or immaterial, caused directly or indirectly by the use of inaccurate and/or incomplete information, except in cases of proven willful intent or gross negligence. All content is subject to change and is not binding. The ZPID reserves the right to change the website’s content as well as to change, supplement, or delete the entire website for a period of limited or indefinite time without prior notice.

ZPID expressly assumes no responsibility for references or links to the content of third-party websites. ZPID verifies that at the time of linking, the linked sites were carefully examined and that illegal content was not recognizable at this time. Third-party websites are solely responsible for any illegal or inaccurate content contained on their websites, in particular for any damages resulting from the use of such content. ZPID has no influence on the present or future design, content, or copyright of the third-party websites. Therefore, ZPID expressly distances itself from all contents of linked pages that have been changed after the link was set. This disclaimer applies to all links and references on the ZPID website to third-party websites, and to all user content contained in mailing lists, discussion forums, and blogs on its own website.   


The content of ZPID’s website is copyrighted. Any use of copyrighted materials requires previous express permission by ZPID.

Use of a browser for viewing ZPID’s web pages does not constitute a copyright infringement. Use of the content of ZPID’s press releases is free and does not require previous permission by ZPID.  

Data Protection Statement

Any person may visit ZPID’s website without providing ZPID with personal data. ZPID only maintains data on the name of the Internet service provider, the referring website, and the ZPID web page visited. This information may be used for statistical purposes; however, each user remains anonymous.

Personal data is only registered when a user provides ZPID with this information, for example, in connection with a contract, an order for a customized literature search, purchase of online access, or participation in a survey. Data is only used for the execution of the specific transaction.

If personal data such as e-mail address, name, or postal address is given to ZPID, this information is provided freely by the user. ZPID is allowed to electronically store and use the information provided to ZPID by the user. Use of personal data for the purpose of advertising or market research or optimizing ZPID’s electronic services only occurs with explicit permission of the user. Permission may be revoked at any time by the user. ZPID does not collect or release personal data of visitors to its website to third parties nor does it release personal data to countries outside the European Economic Area.

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Should one or more of the provisions of this notice be invalid, this shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions.

Any legal disputes arising from the use of ZPID’s website are governed solely by the law of the Federal Republic of Germany.