Thank you for your interest in the activities of Your Public Value and for your visit to our website. Your privacy is important to us and we want you to feel comfortable browsing through these pages. During your visit to our website, personal data is collected and processed only in accordance with the relevant legal provisions, as described in these paragraphs. All such information is stored securely and will not be made public, sold, rented or likewise distributed. Should you have questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

The Website of Your Public Value [], including all information and materials contained on it is managed by Your Public Value e.V., Friedrichstrasse 246, 10969 Berlin, Germany.


Personal data you choose to provide is collected by Your Public Value in order to answer your requests and compile mailing lists for the newsletters we publish as part of our communication activities. Personal data is also collected to enable us to monitor site traffic using third-party services such as Google Analytics.

This Privacy Policy governs all pages on the Website of Your Public Value: It does not apply to pages hosted by other organisations. The Website of Your Public Value may be linked to websites of other organisations, but those other sites may have their own privacy policies which apply to them.

By using the Website of Your Public Value you consent to the terms of this Privacy Policy. Your Public Value may change the terms of this Privacy Policy from time to time and if such changes are made, we may place notices on the Website of Your Public Value so that you can be aware of them. Your continued use of the Website of Your Public Value will be on the terms of this Privacy Policy as amended from time to time.


Our web servers collect anonymous data about visits to the Website of Your Public Value. This information is stored in log files and is sometimes used to create aggregate statistics about when the Website of Your Public Value is accessed, which pages refer visitors to us, the type of web browsers visitors use, which pages are viewed, etc. These statistics help us understand how the Website of Your Public Value is used and provide us with valuable information for improving it for you in the future. This data cannot be used to identify you personally.

We also make use of Google Analytics to collate usage information about our website. This tool places a cookie on your computer (see below about cookies) in order to more accurately collate certain metrics. You may choose not to be part of this anonymous, statistical collation; please review for specific details.


We do not collect any information from the Website of Your Public Value that can be used to identify you unless you choose to provide it.

For example, you can choose to provide your email address to subscribe to our newsletter or other email updates, and, if you donate to Your Public Value, you can provide additional personal contact or payment information.

Personal information you submit to Your Public Value is kept confidential, is stored securely, and is retained only for as long as it is required for the purpose for which it was given. Personal information you provide will not be sold or rented or made public. Personal information is never shared with third parties unless we have your permission or are required to disclose the information by law, with the exception of the following circumstances:

Payment processing and fraud: If you make an online purchase or donation, your card details will be disclosed to a bank so that payment can be processed. In the case of a suspected fraudulent transaction, these details may be disclosed to the appropriate authorities for the sole purpose of investigation.

Hosting and processing: the Website of Your Public Value is hosted by a third party service provider. We may also use third parties to process donations to Your Public Value. These third party services providers will process your personal information only on behalf of Your Public Value and are bound by strict confidentiality conditions.

Processing of your information by Your Public Value and its service providers is regulated by German data privacy law and protected by appropriate security measures.


A cookie is a text-only piece of information that a website transfers to your computer’s hard disk so that the website can remember your computer.

We use cookies on the Website of Your Public Value to do things such as control the behaviour of automatic pop-up surveys so they don’t pop up every time you visit.

To prevent the download of cookies, or otherwise control how cookies are used on your computer, please read the help information supplied with your Internet browser software, or go to:


Our website uses social media plugins such as [e.g.: the Twitter or YouTube “Follow button”]. The social networks are often technically operated in the USA or in other countries outside Germany and the EU and some are offered via national companies in the EU. If you open a page of our website containing such a plugin, your web browser will create a direct connection to [Twitter, YouTube] servers when you are logged in. The respective social network receives at least the information that you have accessed the corresponding page of our website. If you are logged in [Twitter, YouTube] your visit is assigned to your respective social media account. If you interact with the plugins by clicking on the follow/share buttons, the corresponding information is transmitted from your browser directly to [Twitter/YouTube] and saved and, if applicable, published.

If you do not wish [Twitter/YouTube] to collect data on you through our website, please deactivate the plugins in your web browser. If you wish to avoid a link to any existing social media account, simply log out of your social media accounts prior to visiting the website.

Please note that we have no influence on and no knowledge about the concrete content of the data gathered by the plugin. Please refer directly to the data privacy policy of the respective providers to find details about your rights and about ways by which you can prevent the collection and use of your data.


Data is stored in protected databases, accessible only on a need-to-know basis. You have the right to inspect any stored personal data concerning you. You also have the right to demand the correction or deletion of this data as long as no legal retention period applies. We do not store personal data for longer or other purposes than the ones you consented to.

If you have provided Your Public Value with personal information, under data privacy law you have the right of access to it in order to verify or correct it. In some circumstances you can object to our use of your information. If you wish to exercise any of these rights or have any questions about this policy, please contact:

Your Public Value e.V.
Friedrichstrasse 246
10969 Berlin, Germany

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