Landesgeschichtliches Informationssystem Hessen

Hessian Regional History Information System (LAGIS)

Ownership, Liability and Use

Privacy Policy


Wilhelm-Röpke-Str. 6 C
D-35032 Marburg (Letters)
D-35039 Marburg (Parcels)
Phone: +49 (0)6421 28-24582
Fax: +49 (0)6421 28-24799


Please refer to the → German version of this document for more detailed information.

Unless otherwise indicated, this Website and its contents are the property of The State Institute, whose administrative offices are at Wilhelm-Röpke-Straße 6 C, 35037 Marburg. The copyright in the material contained on this Website belongs to the Institute or its licensors. The trademarks appearing on this Website are protected by the laws of England and by international trademark laws.

The information placed on this Website by the Institute has been prepared solely for the purpose of providing selected information about the institution; and about the respective services which it offers.

The Institute does not make any warranty that information contained on this Website, or on any site linked to this Website, is complete, accurate or up-to-date; and the Institute is not responsible for the results of reliance on any such information.

The Institute does not make any warranty that use of the Website will be uninterrupted, virus-free or error-free; or that use of the Website will not affect other software or operating systems used to access the Website. Any warranties provided under the general law are expressly excluded to the fullest extent possible. In particular, the Institute does not warrant that use of the Website will not infringe the rights of any other person or organisation; nor that the Website is of reasonable quality or fit for any particular purpose, even if the Institute has received notice of an intention to use the Website for that purpose.

Unless they are contained in Institute Information, or unless expressly stated otherwise, opinions given on this Website are those of the individuals making them, and not those of the Institute: the Institute is not responsible for such opinions or any claims resulting from them.

To the extent permitted in law, the Institute accepts no liability for any loss or damage which may be suffered by other parties as a direct or indirect result of using this Website (including loss of profit, loss of opportunity, loss of business, and consequential loss).

Persons submitting material other than Institute Information to this Website are solely responsible for the material and for any claims relating to its content, whether made against the Institute or otherwise. Whilst the Institute does not exercise editorial control over any content posted to the Website by users, the Institute reserves the right at its sole discretion to remove any content which it has been notified is objectionable, whether or not the objection is substantiated, and otherwise to review, edit or delete any comments posted by users which it deems defamatory, unlawful, threatening or otherwise objectionable. Notwithstanding the foregoing, and to the extent permitted in law, the Institute accepts no responsibility or liability for any material communicated by third parties via the Website.

Subject to the above, those gaining access to this Website are authorised to make use of the Website (and of any chatrooms and interactive facilities which are available through it) for any lawful purposes. The following is a non-exclusive list of uses which are expressly prohibited:

  • using the Website to commit or encourage unlawful acts, including unlawful copying of copyright material;
  • misrepresenting the user's identity or authority;
  • distributing any type of virus or other device intended to cause nuisance, loss or corruption of any information on the Website or accessed through it, or of any systems used to operate the Website or any systems accessed through it;
  • tampering with communications which are not the user's, or making any alteration to any information on the Website;
  • accessing or attempting to access other parties' user accounts;
  • hacking or attempting to hack any part of the Website, or any system used to run it, or any system accessed through the Website;
  • disrupting the flow of communications in interactive areas;
  • storing personal data derived from the Website;
  • posting material which:
    • infringes intellectual property rights;
    • defames or threatens other people or organisations;
    • is offensive, obscene or hateful, or which other users of the Website are likely to consider offensive, obscene or hateful.

Privacy Policy

Please refer to the → German version of this document.