Legal notice

Legal notice

General terms and conditions of use

The user of the present website (, hosted at the University of Luxembourg and managed by the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH), hereafter referred to as « user », acknowledges that he has verified that the computer configuration used does not contain any viruses or any other malicious software and that it operates perfectly.
The user is solely responsible for the selection, use and interpretation of the data which he consults, searches and transmits on the Internet.
The C²DH / University of Luxembourg reserves the right to modify the present legal notice at any time. The user shall abide by the conditions of use of the portal contained in the most recent version of the legal notice available on the portal at the time of such use.

Contents of the website

The C²DH / University of Luxembourg shall not be held responsible for the presence of viruses or malicious software on its website.
The C²DH / University of Luxembourg reserves the right to correct the content of this website at any time and without notice.
The C²DH /University of Luxembourg undertakes all efforts to offer available and verified information and/or resources to users, but cannot be held responsible for errors, a lack of availability or invalid character of the information.
Any user who discovers inaccuracies, erroneous information or information of a clearly unlawful nature is invited to inform the Communications department of the C²DH, 11, Porte des Sciences, L-4366 Esch-sur-Alzette.

Use of hyperlinks

This site includes information made available by hyperlinks to other sites which have not been developed by the C²DH / University of Luxembourg.
The C²DH / University of Luxembourg shall under no circumstances be liable for hyperlinks to other sites from this site.
The existence of a link from this site to another site shall not constitute any acquiescence or warranty on the part of the C²DH / University of Luxembourg with respect to contents or any person who runs such other site.

Intellectual property

All the information available on the website is protected by copyright. Unless otherwise indicated, reproduction of texts from this site for non-commercial purposes and especially in educational situations is permitted, subject to the following three conditions being met:

  • Free dissemination;
  • Respect for the integrity of the reproduced documents: no modification or alteration of any kind;
  • Explicit mention of the site as a source and statement that the rights of reproduction are reserved and limited.

Any exception to these rules shall be subject to the prior written approval of the C²DH and the author of the contents.


The user accepts that any access to the website or any use of the website shall be on his own responsibility.
The C²DH / University of Luxembourg declines all liability for direct or indirect damage which may be caused by the use of the site, particularly in relation to an interruption to or cessation of the operation of the site or a dysfunction of the site which may result in particular from a shutdown for maintenance or upgrading of the computer system of the University of Luxembourg, technical faults or network overloads, faults in telephone lines, errors, negligence or misdemeanours by suppliers of Internet services or by a third party, or a virus acquired via the Internet.

Luxembourg law and courts

The law of Luxembourg shall apply.
The user is informed that only Luxembourg courts are competent to pronounce a ruling with respect to any disputes which may arise relating to the use, interpretation and implementation of the information and data featured on this website.


Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH)
University of Luxembourg
Belval Campus
Maison des Sciences Humaines
11, Porte des Sciences
L-4366 Esch-sur-Alzette
Telephone: (+352) 46 66 44 62 47

The user acknowledges that she/he has taken note of this legal notice and undertakes to observe it.

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Michel Brumat / University of Luxembourg

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