Data Protection

Responsible for data processing is the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Postal adress:
Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 36 + 40, 53113 Bonn
Dag-Hammarskjöld-Weg 1–5, 65760 Eschborn

Contact:

info@giz.de

Contact details of the data protection officer:

datenschutzbeauftragter@giz.de

 

Disclaimer

The information in this website has been carefully researched and diligently compiled. Nevertheless, GIZ does not accept any liability or give any guarantee for the validity, accuracy and completeness of the information provided. GIZ assumes no legal liabilities for damages, material or immaterial in kind, caused by the use or non-use of provided information or the use of erroneous or incomplete information, with the exception of proven intentional or grossly negligent conduct on the side of GIZ. GIZ reserves the right to modify, append, delete parts or the complete online content without prior notice, or to cancel the publication temporarily or permanently. This site contains links to third-party web sites. The linked sites are not under the control of GIZ and GIZ is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. Any geographical maps are for informational purposes only and do not constitute recognition of international boundaries or regions; GIZ makes no claims concerning the accuracy of the maps nor assumes any liability resulting from the use of the information therein. Links to the GIZ homepage are admissible if the GIZ website retrieved becomes the sole content of the browser window.

 

Privacy Policy 

 

Website Analytics

For statistical purposes and to improve our service, this website uses Matomo. Matomo anonymises visitors' IP address before storing in the database. No other use is made of the data, and the data are not passed on to third parties.The following information is stored for each page you view and each file you download:

Technical details of the browser used
Anonymous IP address
Date and time
Page opened/name of the file downloaded
Quantity of data transferred
Notification of whether viewing or download was successful

The procession of data will be conducted according to Art. 6 (1) (f) EU-GDPR for the purposes of the legitimate interests of website analytics to improve the website.

You may at any time lodge an objection to the storage of your anonymously collected visitor data, so that these will no longer be collected in future. Please click on the link at the bottom of this page to be excluded from counting.

Notes regarding objection

For this purpose, a cookie is stored on the device, preventing user data from being collected when the user visits this website. In order for the objection to take effect, the cookie must be stored on every device used. As the cookie is stored in specific browsers (internet programs), the cookie must be stored in every browser if several browsers are used on one device (e.g. Internet Explorer, Chrome, Mozilla Firefox). Please also note that, if you delete all cookies, the objection cookie will also be deleted and will need to be stored again.

Contact forms

When you use the contact form, we process your title, first and last names, email address and, where appropriate, your postal address. The data is processed based on Art. 6 paragraph 1 b) of the EU GDPR for the purpose of receiving the query formulated in the contact form.

Data is transmitted to GIZ using an SSL-encrypted connection, which makes it significantly more difficult for unauthorised persons to intercept it. Similarly to queries sent to GIZ by email, queries transmitted using the contact form are deleted following a 12-month retention period.

Other inquiries

Postal addresses and email addresses that you provide when you make an enquiry or order information materials are used exclusively for correspondence or delivery purposes.

Newsletter

Any personal details collected as part of the press mailing list subscription will only be used for the purpose of processing the subscription.

Your details will not be passed onto third parties. No use will be made of your details for consulting purposes, for advertising or for market research. If you cancel your subscription, all your personal details will be deleted from our database.

After you entered your email adress, you will receive a Mail with a confirmation link. You can withdrew your order at any time. If you do so, all personal data will be deleted from our data bank.

The processing of data for the newsletter is based on the consent of the person according to Art. 6 Abs. 1 a) DSGVO

Since the process of signing in to the newsletter is based on the consent of the user, the user needs to check the sign-in box. In addition, he/she needs to confirm the subscription by clicking on a link he/she receives in an email (double opt-in).

Other web-based services

When you use other web-based services that require the submission of more extensive personal data, such as online job applications or registration for training courses, the data protection declarations adapted to those services will also apply.

 

Cookies

This website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored locally in your browser cache.

Session Cookies etracker: These cookies are used for website analytics (see above). Session cookies do not include any personal data and expire at the end of each session, or after the completion of a user survey, which is conducted as a rule every two years

 

Recipients of personal data

Data are not passed on to third parties.
As a general principle, data will not be transmitted to third states


Duration of data retention

Personal data are regularly deleted when

they are no longer needed for contractual purposes (e.g. for employment, top-ups, rental, sale or service contracts)
when the individuals concerned have not given any separate authorisation
when statutory data storage obligations and periods have expired.

Reference to user rights

You are entitled to:

to object to data processing,
enquire about your personal data and its processing
to have this corrected if necessary, or to request restriction of processing or the erasure of the data

The data will then be erased.

If you have any questions or complaints about this website, please contact the GIZ data protection officer (see contact information provided above). You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the responsible data protection supervisory authority. The responsible authority in this case is the German Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (BfDI).