Privacy Policy

IFYD respects your privacy and strives to protect your personal information. For that, we take the necessary steps to protect any provided personal data and to comply with the ‘General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)’. We do our best to ensure the security of your data on our system, that you communicate to us at your own risk. In the unlikely event of a data protection breach, IFYD will take all necessary actions to ensure the continued security of its stored data and to communicate any violations to those affected.

IFYD collects or receives personal information when you:

  • Sign a contract with IFYD (employment, consultancy, etc.);
  • Visit the IFYD website;
  • Participate in IFYD’s projects and/or events;
  • Apply for a job, volunteering or internship;
  • Correspond with IFYD.

How do we process personal information?
Personal data is treated with the utmost care and is only available to IFYD employees responsible for managing the information for relevant purposes. We do not share your personal data with third parties without your consent, unless prescribed by law. IFYD only retains information that allows us to work with our partners and disseminate news, publications, and other information to interested parties.

IFYD sends emails to promote IFYD’s and Y-PEER’s activities, or sometimes sends invitations to our events. You may receive such mailings when your email address is either listed with us as someone who has given consent for the purpose of receiving information (‘opt-in’), or has registered for an event, or otherwise has a consensual relationship with IFYD. If you want to opt out from receiving such emails or would like to change your subscription preferences, you can let us know by sending an email to

Cookies and plug-ins
Cookies are small text files that are saved by your browser or on your computer by the websites you visit. They are used in order to make websites work, or work more user-friendly, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site to enable analysis of the way you are using the website. Cookies do not contain any personal data. IFYD uses cookies that track information via Google Analytics. These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use the IFYD website. We use this information to improve our website and increase our visits. This information includes the number of visits, the respective countries of visitors and the specific pages visited. For more information, please read the privacy policy of Google. Social media plugins are also embedded on the IFYD website. By using the like-button on Facebook and Twitter ‘retweet’ buttons, information of visitors to the websites are being tracked. That information is controlled and stored only by the respective social media platforms. For more information, please read the privacy policies of Facebook and Twitter.

Your control over your personal data
At all times you have the right to request IFYD to disclose, rectify, stop processing or delete your information. If you wish to exercise these rights or have any questions about this policy, please contact us at

IFYD reserves the right to make changes to this privacy statement to comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).