Privacy policy

Disclaimer

This website has been compiled with the utmost care. We make every effort to update and expand this information continuously and to ensure its completeness and accuracy. Nevertheless, the occurrence of errors cannot be precluded entirely. No guarantee is given, therefore, that all information provided is current, accurate, complete or error-free.

The operator expressly reserves the right to modify, suspend and/or delete the website at any time at its discretion without prior notice.

This website and its content have been produced with funds provided by German, New Zealand, United Kingdom and Australian Governments. The views expressed herein should not be taken, in any way, to reflect the official opinion of the respective governments.

The user accesses and utilises this website at his or her own risk. The operator is not responsible and shall not be held liable for damage caused, inter alia, by direct, indirect, accidental, foreseeable or consequential damage allegedly caused by, or associated with, access to this website and/or use thereof.

 

Data Protection

Data processing is the responsibility of 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: [email protected]

Contact details of the data protection officer: [email protected]

 

Third-Party Links

The operator accepts no responsibility for the content or availability of third-party websites that may be accessed via external links on these pages. The editors distance themselves expressly from all content that may give rise to civil or criminal liability or transgresses standards of public decency.

 

Newsletters

Any personal details collected as part of newsletter and compliance bulletin subscription will only be used for the purpose of processing the subscription and dealing with your enquiries. The only mandatory information for sending you the newsletter is your e-mail address.

To register for our newsletter, we use the so-called double opt-in procedure. This means that after you have registered, we will send you an e-mail, to the e-mail address stated by you, in which we ask you to confirm that you wish to receive the newsletter. After your confirmation, we will save your e-mail address for the purpose of sending you the newsletter. 

In addition, we store your used IP addresses and times of the registration and confirmation. The purpose of this procedure is to prove your registration and, if necessary, to inform you about possible misuse of your personal data. You can revoke your consent you have given about receiving the newsletter at any time and unsubscribe the newsletter. The revocation can be realised by clicking on the link provided in each newsletter e-mail or by sending an e-mail to [email protected]

The newsletter is sent by the mail service provider mailchimp. Data protection regulations of Mail Chimp can be viewed here: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/

Integration of YouTube: We integrate the videos of the platform “YouTube” of the provider Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Privacy Policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Optout: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated.

 

Cookies

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file that can be placed on your device that allows us to recognise and remember you. It is sent to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard drive or tablet or mobile device. When you visit our sites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology, such as a tag, pixel, or other web beacon.

How do we use cookies?

We use cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our site, including:

  • Keeping registered users signed in
  • Save user preferences
  • Website visitors statistics

We do not use cookies for advertisement purposes or sell any information to 3rd party websites.

We do not store any personal data unless you specifically use an online form to do so.

Need more information about cookies?

https://www.termsfeed.com/blog/4-ways-notify-users-cookies/

 

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).