Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation
Schloss-Wolfsbrunnenweg 33
69118 Heidelberg

Phone: +49 [0]6221 533-380
Fax: +49 [0]6221 533-599-380
E-Mail: info[at]

Responsible for contents according to § 55 Abs. 2 RStV: Ruth Wetzlar
(Villa Bosch, Schloss-Wolfsbrunnenweg 33, 69118 Heidelberg)

Die Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation ist eine rechtsfähige Stiftung des bürgerlichen Rechts (Reg. Präs. Karlsruhe, 16.05.2013).
The Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation is an incorporated foundation under civil law with legal capacity (Regional Board Karlsruhe May 16, 2013).

Chairpersons: Beate Spiegel and Andreas Reuter

The Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation was founded and is supported by the Klaus Tschira Stiftung, a German foundation promoting the natural sciences, mathematics, and computer science.

Data Protection
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Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation has issued the following privacy statement to demonstrate our firm commitment to secure and trustworthy Internet communication and the individual’s right to privacy.


By using this web site, you agree to the collection and use of the information as described here. If we decide to make changes to this privacy policy, we will post the changes on this page so that you will always know what information we collect, and how we use it.

Use and Purpose of Collected Personal Data

On our web site, we only store personal information relating to you with your permission. You may choose to reveal information to us if, for example, you register for an event or subscribe to some of our web services.

Information is used solely for the purposes described below.

We bind our employees to strictly observe your privacy and confidentiality rights.


1. What Information Do We Collect and Why?

IP Addresses
We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems, to administer our Web site, and to gather demographic information. When you visit our site, we recognize only your domain name and not your e-mail address. We will see your e-mail address only if you give it to us by filling out a form or by sending us an e-mail message.

We use cookies to deliver personalized content, to save you having to re-enter your password repeatedly, and to tailor our information offerings to how you and others use the site.

User Registration
If you choose to register, we can send you requested information on our activities and events.

E-mail Addresses
If you choose to give us your e-mail address, we will communicate with you via e-mail. We do not share your e-mail address with others outside the KTF Group. You can choose not to receive any more e-mail at any time.

Depending on how your e-mail application is set up, information about you may be transmitted automatically when you send e-mail to Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation.

Monitoring access to the website

We try to optimize the organization and usability of this website using tools provided by Piwik ( These tool creates pseudonymous usage profiles. Cookies may be used for this. Cookies are small text files that are saved locally on the visitor’s computer in a folder containing temporary Internet files. Cookies make it possible for the site to recognize your Internet browser again. The data collected will not be used to personally identify visitors to the website without their specific, explicit consent, and in no case will this data be combined with the personal data of the pseudonymous user.

2. Links to Other Sites

This site may contain links to other sites. Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of other Web sites.

3. Choice/Opt-Out

You can opt out of receiving e-mail communications from us whenever you like. You only need to e-mail us to have your name and details removed from our e-mail list or registration database.

4. Inquiries

If you have any questions about this privacy statement – if, for example, you wish to inspect or update the information we hold about you – feel free to contact: