Data protection

Thank you for visiting our online sites and for your interest in our company and our products. It is our particular focus to protect your privacy, and we take the protection of your personal data very seriously.

The collection, processing and use of personal data during the operation of our internet sites is carried out in compliance with the European Union provisions regarding data protection, with the German data protection act (BDSG), the German telemedia act (TMG) and other data protection rules.

Links to other providers' websites

Our internet sites also contain relaying links to other providers. Our data privacy statement does not apply to these providers. When visiting other internet sites, please obtain information on the applicable data protection policy from the respective provider.

Usage of personal data

You are not required to provide personal data when using our internet offers. We will only collect your data to the extent to which you submit them to us personally, for instance during an order via our homepage or when you register for our newsletters. The data will only be used if you have given your expressed consent. Any consent given can be revoked at any time without you being required to give reasons for such revocation. When you visit our online sites, we will store your computer's IP address. The IP address is your computer's specific "address" in a network. This allows you to always use our information offers on the internet without having to disclose your data. Your personal data will be stored on a server in the Federal Republic of Germany or in the EU, and will not be forwarded to third parties. Transfer of your data to third countries will only be made to group companies or service partners for purposes of contracted data processing. Your personal data will not be sold to third parties or marketed in any other way.

E-mail marketing

When you register for our e-mail marketing (e.g. newsletter), we need your e-mail address and a confirmation that you are the owner of the specified e-mail address as well as your consent to receiving the newsletter (socalled "double opt in"). We collect these data in order to be able to send you information by e-mail and to document your consent. You can revoke your declaration of consent at any time.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses socalled "cookies", text files which are stored on your computer and which allow an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie regarding your use of the website (including your IP address) is normally transferred to a Google server in the USA, and is stored there. Google will use this information in order to analyse your usage of the website, to compile reports on website activities for the website operators, and to provide further services relating to the usage of the website and the internet.

Google may also transmit this information to third parties if this is mandatory under applicable law, or if third parties process such data on behalf of Google. Google will in no event link your IP address to other Google data. You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we must inform you that, in this case, you may possibly not be able to fully use all features on this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing by Google of the data collected about you, in the manner and for the purposes described above. For details, please go to http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/.

The collection and storage of data can at all times be objected to https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en with effect for the future. In view of the discussions regarding the use of analysis tools with complete IP addresses, we would like to make you aware of the fact that this website uses Google Analytics with the extension "_anonymizelp()", so that IP addresses are only processed in an abbreviated form in order to prevent the possibility of directly linking them to a person.

Questions on data privacy and right to be informed

If you have any questions regarding data privacy or other information requests regarding the data stored about yourself, please send a written enquiry to our data protection officer:

Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA

Dipl.-Kfm. Helmut Krieg
Data protection officer
Boschstraße 12
69469 Weinheim


Last updated: 01/03/2013