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Data Protection

Data protection is a very important issue. We guarantee that your data is protected and handled with care in accordance with the applicable statutory regulations.

We use various technical processes to protect your data from accidental or deliberate manipulation, loss, destruction, and access by unauthorized parties. Furthermore, our organizational structure ensures that few employees deal with sensitive data. We guarantee that we do not sell or rent any customer data. To protect your data from unauthorized parties during transmission, it is not only encrypted but also verified for clarity and authenticity.

Data privacy statement for the use of Facebook plugins (like button)

Our pages contain integrated plugins of the social network, Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. The Facebook plugins can be recognized by the Facebook logo or the “like-button” on our site. An overview of Facebook plugins can be found here:


When you visit our pages, the plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Thus, Facebook is informed that you visited our website with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook “like button” while logged in to your Facebook account, you can link content from our pages to your Facebook profile. In this way, Facebook can assign the visit to our site to your user account. Please note that as a provider, we do not receive any information from Facebook regarding the content of transmitted data or its use.

Additional information can be found in Facebook’s data policy under:

Facebook Data Policy

If you do not wish for Facebook to assign the visit to our pages to you your Facebook account, simply log out of our Facebook user account.

Data privacy statement for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies” or text files saved to your computer, which make website activity analyses possible. Information regarding your use of this website generated by the cookie (including your IP address) is transferred to and saved on a Google server in the USA.

Google uses this information to analyze your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity for website operators and to provide other services related to website and internet use.

Google also transfers this information to third parties provided it is required by law or the data is to be processed by third parties on behalf of Google. Google will not use your IP address in connection with other Google data.

You may refuse the installation of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser software. However, we would like to inform you that you may not be able to use all features of this website in this case. By using this site you consent to the processing of your data by Google in the manner described above and for the aforementioned purpose.

General information pursuant to § 5 of the German Telemedia Act (TMG).

YOU Stiftung - Bildung für Kinder in Not
Grafenberger Allee 87
40237 Düsseldorf

Contact Information
Telephone: +49 211 - 61 11 33
Fax: +49 211 - 61 21 32

Managing Directors

Management Board: Prof. Jo Groebel (Chairman), Michael Ohoven, Alfred Stiefenhöfer

Bank Information
Commerzbank Düsseldorf
IBAN: DE 72 300 400 00 0 34 80 100 00

Tax ID
133/5910/1950 VST

Regulatory authority: Düsseldorf District Government

Tax exception pursuant to § 4 No. 22 (a) of the German Value Added Tax Act (UStG)

Concept & Web Design
denkwerk GmbH
Vogelsanger Straße 66
D-50823 Köln

Content responsibility pursuant to § 55 par. 2 of the German Broadcasting Agreement (RStV):
This imprint applies to the social media presence of the You Stiftung on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Photo material: YOU Stiftung, Judy Kaufmann