Privacy Policy

1. About Over to the Youth data collection

Over to the Youth ( is a communal platform build to support the positive creativity of today´s youth. If you wish to contact us, you may do so here. We do not use tracking software on our website, nor collect user information via invasive cookies. Data is presently collected by our system when a comment is made on the website, when a contact form is filled, or when a user subscribes to our newsletter. We reserve the right to change this in the future, but will ask for your permission if that happens.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service Privacy Policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

1.2 Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

1.3 Newsletter subscription

When you subscribe to our newsletter, your data is shared with our email service provider, Constant Contact. Here is their data privacy policy:

2. Embedded content from third party websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

2.1 Improve your internet privacy

We recommend using a browser which blocks invasive data collection, and to use a VPN to hide your IP address. Here is a guide we have made to help you improve your digital hygeine:

3. Who do we share your data with?

We share your data with our email marketing provider as mentioned in 1.3

4. How long do we retain your data?

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

5. What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

6. Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

7. Who on our team has access

Our website administrators have access to the information you share with us.

8. What we share with others

We share information with third parties to support the function of our platform and newsletter.