Data processing is the responsibility of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 36 + 40, 53113 Bonn
Dag-Hammarskjöld-Weg 1–5, 65760 Eschborn
Contact details of the data protection officer:
The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a public-benefit federal enterprise for international cooperation. We work as a federal enterprise under private law. Our aim is to achieve the development-policy objective of improving the living conditions of people worldwide and conserving the natural resources on which livelihoods depend.
If you visit our website, our web server will indicate temporarily the domain name or IP address of the computer calling up the website, the date of the visit, the data requested (file name and URL), the HTTPS response code and the website from which you visited us as well as the number of bytes transferred during the visit, for purposes of system security.
This website contains links to other websites and separate GIZ programme websites. We refer you to the data protection declaration for each site. GIZ accepts no responsibility for the contents of and the data protection offered by external websites.
The AFRIKA KOMMT! website does not use any service for website analytics.
When you use the contact form, we process your first and last names and your email 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 web-based services
When you use other web-based services that require the submission of more extensive personal data, such as online applications, the data protection declarations adapted to those services will also apply.
Other web pages
- Cookie language option: These cookies ensure that you view all pages of the website in the selected language.
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
- 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).