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Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung
Coffee Plaza · Am Sandtorpark 4
20457 Hamburg

Tel:       +49 (0)40 808112 436
Fax:      +49 (0)40 808112 433
Email:  info(at)

Managing Directors:
Michael Opitz
Jens Sorgenfrei

We are a foundation under German law and were officially recognized by the legal authority as well as revenue office of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg in August 2005.

Tax number: 17/406/02914


Information We Collect

We may collect personal information that you submit. It is, however, always your choice, or the choice of anyone acting for you, whether to provide personal information.

We collect some information automatically from visitors to the site, for example through the use of “cookies” and other tracking mechanisms. We collect at least the following: your domain name and host for internet access; the internet address of the site from which you came; the date and time of your access; your computer’s IP address and information about its operating system, browser and host; the date and time you access the site and the pages you visit.


How We Use The Information

We may use the information you provide about yourself to fulfill your requests for our services or to respond to your inquiries.  If you choose to submit content for publication (e.g., a letter to our editors, comments sent to our television personalities, a posting to a blog or a discussion board), we may publish your screen name and other information you have provided to us.

We sometimes use the non-personally identifiable information that we collect to improve the design and content of our site and to enable us to personalize your Internet experience. We also may use this information in the aggregate to analyze site usage.

Although we take appropriate measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of information, we cannot assure you that personally identifiable information that we collect will never be disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this Privacy Statement.


Linked Sites

Our site may contain links to websites of third parties. We provide these links as a convenience, but do not endorse the linked site or anything on it. While their information, products, services and information may be helpful to you, they are independent entities and we do not control or endorse them. You agree that any visits to linked sites are at your own risk and governed by their privacy policies (if any).


Feedback; Your License To Us

We hope that you will provide your feedback so that we may better support, improve and pursue our charitable mission. However, you agree that you will not supply feedback that infringes or violates the rights of others, and you hereby grant a license to the foundation which means a non-exclusive, irrevocable, royalty-free, transferable, worldwide license to the foundation to exercise all now or later existing intellectual property rights or other rights of yours or others in the feedback, for purposes of supporting the foundation’s charitable purposes.



You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the foundation and third parties, from and against any and all losses, damage, liability and costs of every nature incurred by any of them in connection with any claim, damage or loss related to or arising out of your use of the content of the site or related sites.


No Warning Without Prior Contact

Should contents, layouts and designs on our site harm the rights of third parties or violate legal rules and regulations we would appreciate of being informed accordingly without costs. Rightfully objectionable parts will be removed in due course, so that mandating a lawyer will not be necessary. Any legal costs incurred without prior contact will be rejected entirely. If necessary we reserve the right to lodge a counterclaim based on infringement of this clause.


Copyright Statement

Copyright 2008-2017 by Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung where not otherwise indicated. All rights reserved. Articles may be downloaded for personal use. All other uses, including forwarding, reprinting, and publication on web sites other than, require permission from Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung. Disclaimer of liability.