The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH attaches great importance to responsible and transparent management of personal data.
Below we provide users with information as to
As part of the multi-stakeholder Open for Good Alliance, GIZ acts as data controller of this website.
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Please contact GIZ’s data protection officer if you have questions specifically about how your data are protected: firstname.lastname@example.org
GIZ processes personal data exclusively in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the German Federal Data Protection Act ( Bundesdatenschutzgesetz , BDSG).
Personal data are, for example, name, address, email addresses and user behaviour.
GIZ only processes personal data to the extent necessary. Which data is required and processed for which purpose and on what basis is largely determined by the type of service you use or the purpose for which the data is required.
When visiting the website, the browser used automatically transmits data that is saved in a log file. GIZ itself processes only the data that is technically required in order to display the website correctly and to ensure its stability and security.
Each time the website is accessed, the data stored includes, but is not limited to, the page that is viewed, the IP address of the accessing device (anonymized), the page from which the user was redirected, as well as the date and time of access. A detailed list of the data stored is shown here:
When you visit the website, small text files known as ‘cookies’ are stored on your computer. They are used to make the online presence more user-friendly and effective overall. Cookies cannot run programs or infect your computer with viruses.
As a visitor to this website, you may choose to contact us by email by clicking on the “Get in touch” button. By doing so, you may decide to disclose certain personal data, such as name and email address as well as the information contained in the email, that we will only use for replying to your message.
The legal basis for the processing of data in connection with email communication is Article 6 (1) f GDPR.
GIZ does not transfer personal data to third countries. When using social media, the privacy policies of the respective providers apply.
GIZ does not pass on personal data to third parties unless it is legally obliged or entitled to do so by law.
User data will not be kept any longer than is necessary for the purpose for which it is processed or as required by law.
GIZ accords great importance to protecting personal data. For this reason, technical and organisational security measures ensure that data is protected against accidental and intentional manipulation and unintended erasure as well as unauthorised access. These measures are updated accordingly based on technical developments and adapted continuously in line with the risks.
Visitors to the GIZ website have the right
Users also have the right in accordance with Article 77 GDPR to lodge a complaint with the competent data protection supervisory authority . The competent authority is the Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (BfDI) .
Last updated: 26.10.2022