YouthStart privacy policy

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This page was last modified on 06/19/2018 .

We know that confidentiality is important to you and we see it as our responsibility to protect your privacy. In this privacy policy you will find which information we collect, in which way, and how we use it. YouthStart Belgium respects the privacy of its partners and website visitors and ensures that their personal information is protected. By visiting our website, you accept our privacy policy.


We do not collect or use information for purposes other than those described in the privacy policy, unless we have obtained your consent in advance. Personal data is stored and processed by us only for the period that is necessary for the operations of YouthStart Belgium based on your contractual relationship with the organization.

Data collection in the context of a contract

The processing of personal data by YouthStart Belgium is necessary for the execution of its agreements, in accordance with the law. The processing of personal data of social partners and donors stored in our CRM system is needed for the execution of a specific agreement to which the person or organization is a party.

The processing of personal data of students/alumni stored in our CRM system or specific folders on Google Drive is needed for the representation of the legitimate interests of YouthStart Belgium or of its partners. YouthStart Belgium does not require explicit permission for processing data collected on the basis of a contract.

Cookies & Google Analytics

Our website uses ‘cookies’ (text files placed on your computer) and Google Analytics to analyze and improve the quality of the user experience. The information we collect includes IP addresses, browser types, pages visited and number of clicks. We record this information anonymously and it is not linked to personal information. The generated information about your use of this website is transferred to YouthStart Belgium’s secure servers.

You can choose to disable cookies by using the capabilities of your browser. More information about these options will be provided on the website of your browser. However, some features on this or other websites may not function properly if cookies are disabled by your browser.

Communication/contact form

When you send us an e-mail or fill in the contact form, we may save those messages. We also ask for personal contact information such as name (required), e-mail address (required), and telephone number (not required). This information allows us to process your questions and answer your requests. The data is stored on YouthStart Belgium’s secure servers.


When you sign up for our newsletter, we save your name (required), and e-mail address (required) for communication/marketing purposes. At the bottom of every e-mail you will find a button to unsubscribe.

Third parties

YouthStart does not purchase data from third parties, nor does it sell data to other persons or organizations. The only data that YouthStart exchanges is with YouthStart Partners to support our students/alumni within the context of our social purpose. Furthermore, YouthStart does not have any commercial interests and is always prudent and transparent with data.


Any adjustments or changes to this website or other data processing systems may result in changes to this privacy policy. We advise you to consult this privacy statement on a regular basis.

Your rights

We offer all visitors the opportunity to view, change or delete all personal information that has been provided to us upon request by e-mail. We respond to your request within a period of 2 weeks.

Questions and feedback

If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy, please contact us:

YouthStart Belgium vzw
Luchthavenlaan 10
B-1800 Vilvoorde
Tel.: +32 (0)2 313 33 00
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