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Privacy & Cookies

Leiden University Press will handle data of users of its (interactive) products and services and customers with care. Personal data will be handled in accordance with laws and regulations on the protection of personal data.

Processing of personal data by Leiden University Press
In the context of online and offline services, Leiden University Press records information provided to us, such as name and address details and your email address, from customers and other contacts. Leiden University Press uses this data, based on a legal basis, for the execution of an agreement and/or providing other services as well as for marketing purposes, such as our newsletter. Leiden University Press only provides this information to third parties as far as this is allowed by privacy laws. If you do not appreciate this, you can indicate this via the newsletter. Every e-mail always contains the possibility to unsubscribe.

Security of personal data
We use extensive security procedures to protect the data we process, among other things to prevent unauthorized persons from gaining access to these data.

Storage period
We retain your personal data for as long as is necessary or permissible in light of the purposes for which they were obtained.

Links to other websites
On the website you will find a number of links to other websites. Although these websites have been carefully selected, we cannot accept any responsibility for the use of your data by these organizations. Please read the privacy statement, if any, of the website you are visiting.

We reserve the right to make changes to the privacy statement. Therefore, please check the privacy statement regularly for an update.

If you would like to know what personal data, we have recorded about you, or if you would like your data to be changed or deleted in accordance with the applicable regulations, please send an e-mail to

Cookies are small pieces of information that your browser stores on your computer. The information stored in the cookie can be sent back to this website when you visit it again.

Which cookies
Leiden University Press uses functional and analytical cookies on this website.

Functional cookies
Functional cookies ensure that the website works properly and that, for example, your preferences are remembered.

Third party cookies
There are also third-party cookies placed on the website. These so-called third-party cookies end up on a website if the website uses third-party plug-ins. On this website, third-party cookies are placed by, for example: The social share buttons; these allow you to share certain content with others by clicking on an icon from e.g. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn. These third-party cookies are read again when another site is visited.

Disabling and deleting cookies
Through the settings of your browser, you can disable or remove cookies. If necessary, use the help function of your browser to find out how you can do this. Please note that our website may not function optimally if cookies are disabled!

Managing cookies
You can set your internet browser to warn you when a cookie is placed. You can also block the placing of cookies completely. However, you may then not be able to use all parts of the website.

Please note that if you use another computer, you need to adjust your browser settings again.

If you have any specific questions about our privacy policy, please mail them to

Leiden University Press
Rapenburg 73
2311 GJ Leiden
The Netherlands
Tel.: +31 71 527 1451

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