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Personal data protection for recipients of information related to MPI Events & News

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Any exception to these rules shall be subject to the prior written approval of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg and the author of the contents.
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Luxembourg law and courts

The law of Luxembourg shall apply.

The courts of Luxembourg shall be exclusively competent with respect to any dispute which may arise relating to the use, interpretation, and implementation of the information and data featured on this website.