DIJuF Information in Accordance with Article 13 GDPR

The German Institute for Youth Human Services and Family Law (DIJuF e.V., henceforth the German Institute) is happy to welcome you on this website and would like to thank you very much for your interest in our services. It is of utmost importance to us to protect the personal data collected, processed or used during your visit on this website.

Below please find information on the data collected during your visit on our website and how they are used:


1. Responsible Institution

German Institute for Youth Human Services and Family Law
Poststr. 17
69115 Heidelberg

Tel.: 0049 (0) 62 21/98 18-0
Fax: 0049 (0) 62 21/98 18-28
E-Mail: institut@dijuf.de


2. Data Protection Agent



3. Data Collection on the Website

Whenever our website is called up, our system automatically collects data and information from the visiting computer.
The following data are collected:

  • connection data of the visiting computer,
  • IP address,
  • identification data of the browser and operating system type used,
  • the pages you are visiting on our website and
  • the date and duration of your visit.

These data are also stored in our system log files. They are not stored together with other personal data of the user. The legal basis for the temporary storage of data and log files is Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR.

4. Data Processing and Purpose, Legal Basis

As a matter of principle, we only collect and use the personal data of our users to the extent necessary for providing a functional website and for providing our contents and services. As a general rule, the personal data of our users are only being collected and used when the users have given their consent via the contact form or application form on our website.

Your personal data are only released to third parties if necessary for purposes of contract performance or accounting in accordance with Article 28 GDPR or if you have given your prior consent. We do not sell your personal data to third parties. The data will only be passed on to government institutions and agencies entitled to receive such information within the framework of mandatory legal provisions or if we are obligated by a court decision to provide information. In order to be able to furnish proof of information obligations and the declaration of consent, we will store your IP address the moment our forms are being sent.

  a) Event Bookings

Under the menu option “Events” (“Fachveranstaltungen”) you have the possibility to bindingly register for our events regarding youth welfare services and family law. Moreover, you can book a catering package and overnight stays. By selecting the item “Comments/special requests” you may send us further comments, e.g. on food intolerances. We require your contact details for booking the event and for invoicing. Provided you have given your consent, we will additionally release your contact details and the capacity in which you are attending to all participants as well as all speakers so the speakers may prepare themselves more specifically and tailor the event to suit your interest. In addition, we will forward the list of participants to cooperation partners (see item “recipients” below) so we can organize the event with them. Forwarding participant lists to hotels serves to help the hotel prepare the venue. Moreover, any special requests you may have for your stay will be forwarded to the hotel. The legal bases for processing these data are Article 6 (1) (a) and (b) as well as Article 9 (1) (a) GDPR. Based on your consent given in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR, we will additionally process your data to invite you to similar events by e-mail. You may object to this use of your data when they are collected and at any time by sending your objection by e-mail to institut@dijuf.de. Our employees are obligated to maintain privacy and confidentiality.


5. Recipients or categories of recipients of personal data

Data are disclosed to participants, speakers, conference venues, hotels and to our cooperation partners (such as Youth Welfare Offices of the German Federal States, authorities, ministries and/or independent non-profit organisations providing educational support, Caritas, nursery schools) co-organising the event, but only to the extent necessary for the respective purpose.


6. Data deletion and storage

The German Institute stores personal data as long as necessary in order to provide a service you have previously given your consent to or requested, provided that no contrary statutory provisions exist. The collected data will be deleted after the corresponding statutory period of retention and other legal regulations have expired, or after the purpose ceases to exist, whichever period is the longer. In case you have transmitted special requests when registering with us, these requests will be deleted immediately after the event.


7. Right of withdrawal and objection

You may withdraw, in whole or part, your consent given to the use of your personal data according to Article 6 (1) (a) and (b) as well as Article 9 (1) (a) GDPR at any given time with effect for the future. Furthermore, you may object to processing your data pursuant to Article 6 (1) (e) GDPR under the conditions outlined in Article 21 (1) GDPR.


8. Security

The German Institute employs technical and organisational measures in order to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, or destruction or against access by unauthorised persons. Our security procedures are continually enhanced as new technology becomes available.


9. Cookies

This website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files sent from our web server to your computer and, in most cases, stored on your hard drive. Thus, you have full control over the use of cookies. By changing the settings of your internet browser, you can deactivate or limit the transfer of cookies. Cookies already stored on your computer can be deleted by you at any time, manually or automatically. If cookies for this website are deactivated, you might not be able to make full use of all its functions. To run our website, we only use session cookies, which are necessary to the registration process when booking an event.

During this process, the following information is stored and transmitted in the cookies:

  • "name",
  • "value",
  • "domain",
  • "hostOnly",
  • "path",
  • "secure",
  • "httpOnly",
  • "session",
  • "firstPartyDomain",
  • "storeId",
  • "id"


10. Links

This website contains links to websites of third-party providers. These links have been thoroughly checked before being activated. However, it cannot be excluded that contents may be subsequently modified by the providers. This information on data protection applies to the website of the German Institute only. We assume no liability for the content and/or the accuracy of the data protection declaration of third-party providers. In order to access information on the data protection statements of other providers, please verify the respective websites or contact the provider you wish to obtain information about.


11. Rights of the persons affected

We offer our clients the right to information, correction and deletion of data, the right to data portability or to limiting the processing of data, as well as the right to object to the processing of data pursuant to Article 6 (1) (e) and (f) GDPR. Please send your request to:


If you think that processing your data constitutes a breach of data protection law or violates your data protection rights in any way, you may lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.