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General Data Protection Regulation

Informationsdienst Wissenschaft

We have updated our data confidentiality statement in order to improve your privacy rights.

What we have done so far:

  • HTTPS encryption
  • data protection guideline according to FDPA since 2012
  • no use of web analysis tools such as Google Analytics
  • storage of idw data on German servers

What is new?

  • anonymised IP addresses with our tracking procedure (goaccess)
  • consistent implementation of the "right of forgetting" when deleting user data
  • reference to the use of cookies
  • implementation of the double-opt-in process during registration


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Combination of search terms

You can combine search terms with and, or and/or not, e.g. Philo not logy.


You can use brackets to separate combinations from each other, e.g. (Philo not logy) or (Psycho and logy).


Coherent groups of words will be located as complete phrases if you put them into quotation marks, e.g. “Federal Republic of Germany”.

Selection criteria

You can also use the advanced search without entering search terms. It will then follow the criteria you have selected (e.g. country or subject area).

If you have not selected any criteria in a given category, the entire category will be searched (e.g. all subject areas or all countries).

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