Privacy policy

Thank you for visiting our website and your interest in our company and our offers. We do not assume any liability for external links to third-party content, despite careful control of the content, because we have not initiated the transmission of this information, have not selected or changed the addressee of the transmitted information and the transmitted information itself.

The protection of your personal data during the collection, processing and use on the occasion of your visit to our Internet pages is an important concern for us and is carried out within the framework of the legal regulations, about which you can inform yourself e.g. at

In the following, we explain to you which information we collect during your visit to our website and how this information is used:

1. collection and storage of personal data and the type and purpose of their use

a) When visiting the website

Every time a customer (or other visitor) accesses our website, information is automatically sent to the server of our website by the Internet browser used on your terminal device (computer, laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.). This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file.

The following data is recorded without your intervention and stored until it is automatically deleted:

  • IP address of the requesting computer, as well as device ID or individual device identification and device type,
  • Name of the retrieved file and transferred data volume, as well as date and time of the retrieval,
  • Message about successful retrieval,
  • Requesting domain,
  • Description of the type of Internet browser used and, if applicable, the operating system of your terminal device and the name of your access provider,
  • Your browser history and your standard weblog information,
  • Location data, including location data from your mobile device. Please note that on most mobile devices, you can control or disable the use of location services in the mobile device's settings menu.

Our legitimate interest pursuant to Article 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 Letter f GDPR (DSGVO) in collecting the data is based on the following purposes: to ensure smooth connection establishment and convenient use of the website, evaluation of system security and stability as well as for other administrative purposes.

Under no circumstances do we use the data collected for the purpose of drawing conclusions about your person.

b) When using our contact form

If you have any questions of any kind, we offer you the possibility to contact us via a form provided on the website. At least the following information is required: so that we know who the enquiry comes from and can answer it. Further information can be given voluntarily.

The data processing for the purpose of contacting us is carried out in accordance with A. 6 P. 1 S. 1 L. a GDPR (DSGVO) on the basis of your voluntarily given consent.

The personal data collected by us for the use of the contact form will be automatically deleted after completion of your request.

c) Upon conclusion of a contractual relationship

When concluding a contractual relationship on our website, we ask you to provide the following personal data:

  • other personal data which we are legally obliged or entitled to collect and process and which we need for your authentication, identification or to check the data we have collected

The above-mentioned data will be processed for the purpose of handling the contractual relationship. The processing of the data is based on A. 6 P. 1 L. b GDPR (DSGVO). The storage period is limited to the purpose of the contract and, if applicable, legal and contractual obligations to retain data.

d) When registering for our newsletter

If you have expressly consented in accordance with A. 6 P. 1 S. 1 L. a GDPR (DSGVO), we will use your e-mail address to send you our newsletter on a regular basis.

You can unsubscribe at any time.

2. transfer of personal data

Your data will not be transferred to third parties for purposes other than those listed below.

We only pass on your data to third parties if:

  • you have given your express consent to do so in accordance with (A. 6 P. 1 S. 1 L. a GDPR (DSGVO)),
  • this is necessary for the processing of contractual relationships with you (A. 6 P. 1 L. b GDPR (DSGVO)),
  • there is a legal obligation to disclose (A.6 P.1 L. c GDPR (DSGVO)),
  • the disclosure is necessary for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding interest worthy of protection in not disclosing your data (A. 6 P. 1 S. 1 L. f GDPR (DSGVO)).

In these cases, however, the scope of the data transmitted is limited to the necessary minimum.

Our data protection regulations are in accordance with the applicable data protection regulations and the data is only processed in the Federal Republic of Germany / European Union. A transfer to third countries does not take place and is not intended.

3. rights of data subjects

On request, we will be pleased to inform you whether and which personal data relating to your person are stored (A. 15 GDPR (DSGVO)), in particular about the purposes of processing, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data have been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a right of correction, deletion, restriction of processing or objection, the existence of a right of appeal, the origin of your data, if not collected by us, and the existence of automated decision making including profiling.

You also have the right to have any incorrectly collected personal data corrected or incompletely collected data completed (A. 16 GDPR (DSGVO)).

Furthermore, you have the right to demand that we limit the processing of your data, provided that the legal requirements for this are met (A. 18 GDPR (DSGVO)).

You have the right to receive the personal data concerning you in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to demand that it be transferred to another person responsible for the data (A. 20 GDPR (DSGVO)).

In addition, you have the so-called ‘right to be forgotten’, i.e. you can demand that we delete your personal data, provided that the legal requirements for this are met (A. 17 GDPR (DSGVO)).

Irrespective of this, your personal data will be automatically deleted by us if the purpose for which the data was collected no longer applies or if data processing has been carried out unlawfully.

According to A. 7 P. 3 GDPR (DSGVO), you have the right to revoke your consent to us at any time. As a result, we may no longer continue to process the data based on this consent in the future.

You also have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time, provided a right of objection is provided for by law. In the event of an effective revocation, your personal data will also be automatically deleted by us (A. 21 GDPR (DSGVO).

If you wish to exercise your right of revocation or objection, simply send an e-mail to:

In the event of violations of the data protection regulations, you have the opportunity to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority in accordance with A. 77 GDPR (DSGVO).

4. duration of data storage

The collected data will be stored by us for as long as it is necessary for the execution of the contracts entered into with us or if you have not exercised your right to deletion or your right to transfer data to another company.

5. cookies

We use cookies on our website. These are small text files that are automatically created by your browser and stored on your device when you visit our website. Information is stored in the cookie that is related to the specific terminal device used. However, this does not mean that we obtain immediate knowledge of your identity. The use of cookies is initially intended to make the use of our website more pleasant for you:

For example, we use so-called session cookies to recognize that you have already visited individual sub-pages of our website. If you have registered, your password will be saved for the duration of your visit to our website and when you change sub-pages, so that you do not have to enter it again each time. These session cookies are automatically deleted after you leave our website.

We use temporary cookies, which are stored on your terminal device for a certain fixed period of time, to optimise user-friendliness. If you visit our site again in order to use our services, we will automatically recognise that you have already been with us and what entries and settings you have made so that you do not have to enter them again.

On the other hand, we use cookies in order to statistically record and evaluate the use of our website and to optimise our offer for you. These cookies enable us to automatically recognise that you have already been with us when you visit our website again. These cookies are automatically deleted after a defined time. The data processed by cookies is required for the above-mentioned purposes to protect our legitimate interests and those of third parties in accordance with A. 6 P. 1 S. 1 L. f GDPR (DSGVO). Most browsers accept cookies automatically. If you do not wish us to recognise information about your computer, please set your Internet browser to delete cookies from your computer hard drive, block all cookies or to warn you before a cookie is stored. You can find out how to delete or block cookies in the help and support area of your Internet browser. There you will find instructions on how to find the file or directory where cookies are stored. Please note in any case that completely deactivating cookies may mean that you will not be able to use all the functions of our website.

6. online marketing/analysis tools

The tracking measures used by us are carried out on the basis of A. 6 P. 1 S. 1 L. f GDPR (DSGVO), § 15 P. 3 TMG. With the tracking measures we use, we want to ensure that our website is designed to meet the needs of our customers and is continuously optimised. On the other hand, we use the tracking measures to record the use of our website statistically and for the purpose of evaluating and optimising our Internet presence. These interests are to be regarded as justified in the sense of the aforementioned regulation.

a) Matomo (formerly Piwik)

This offer uses Matomo, an open source software for statistical evaluation of user access. Matomo uses so-called ‘cookies’, text files that are stored on the user's computer and which enable an analysis of the use of the website by the users. The information generated by the cookie about the use of this offer is stored on the provider's server in Germany. The IP address is anonymised immediately after processing and before it is saved. Users can prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting their browser software accordingly; however, the provider draws the attention of users to the fact that in this case they may not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent.

7. social media

a) Facebook

Our website uses social plugins (‘plugins’) from the social network, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA (‘Facebook’). When you open our website with the plugin, it establishes a direct connection with the Facebook servers via your browser. This transfers the information to Facebook that you have called up the page.

If you are logged in with your Facebook account, the visit to our website can be directly assigned to your profile by clicking on the plugin. Even if you do not have a profile, it cannot be ruled out that your IP address is stored by Facebook.

For the purpose and scope of data collection and the further processing and use of data by Facebook, as well as your rights and setting options for the protection of your privacy, please refer to the Facebook data protection information (

If you are a member of Facebook and do not want Facebook to collect data about you via our online offer and link it with your membership data stored on Facebook, you must log out of Facebook before visiting our website and delete the corresponding Facebook cookies. It is also possible to block Facebook social plugins with add-ons for the browser, for example with the ‘Facebook Blocker’.

b) Twitter

Our website also integrates functions of the Twitter service. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the ‘Re-Tweet’ function, the websites you visit are linked to your Twitter account and made known to other users. Data is also transferred to Twitter in the process. We would like to point out that we, as the provider of our website, have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or its use by Twitter.

For further information, please refer to the Twitter privacy policy at You can change your privacy settings on Twitter in the account settings at

To prevent Twitter from collecting data when you visit our website, please log out before visiting Twitter. To prevent Twitter from generally accessing your data via websites, you can exclude Twitter social plugins by using an add-on for your browser (e.g. ‘Twitter Blocker’,

8. data security

We make every effort to take all necessary technical and organisational security measures to store your personal data in such a way that they are not accessible to third parties or the public. Should you wish to contact us by e-mail, we would like to point out that the confidentiality of the information transmitted cannot be fully guaranteed with this method of communication.

We therefore recommend that you send us confidential information exclusively by post.

9. topicality and amendment of this data protection declaration

This privacy policy is currently valid.

It may become necessary to amend this data protection declaration due to the further development of our website and offers above or due to changed legal or official requirements.

You can access and print out the current data protection declaration at any time on the website at

Name and contact details of the data controller: JUGEND für Europa, Godesberger Allee 142-148, 53175 Bonn, Germany.

This data protection information applies to data processing by: IJAB e.V., Godesberger Allee 142-148, 53175 Bonn / 0228-9506-281

Data protection officer: Frank Rattmann, Godesberger Allee 142-148, 53175 Bonn, Germany, 0228-9506-281,