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Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Registered Offices
Bonn and Eschborn, Germany
Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 40
53113 Bonn, Germany
Phone: +49 228 44 60-0
Fax: +49 228 44 60-17 66

Dag-Hammarskjöld-Weg 1-5
65760 Eschborn, Germany
Phone: +49 6196 79-0
Fax: +49 6196 79-11 15

Email: info@giz.de
Internet: www.giz.de

Registered At
Local court (Amtsgericht) Bonn, Germany: HRB 18384
Local court (Amtsgericht) Frankfurt am Main, Germany: HRB 12394

Vat No.
DE 113891176

Management Board
Tanja Gönner (Chair of the Management Board)
Dr Christoph Beier (Vice-Chair of the Management Board)


 
Legal information
Data protection
Declaration of Consent - Event
Declaration of Consent - Training

This website has been compiled with the utmost care. Nevertheless, GIZ gives no guarantee that the information provided is current, accurate, complete or error-free. GIZ accepts no liability for damage or loss arising directly or indirectly from the use of this website, provided it has not been caused intentionally or by gross negligence.

GIZ expressly reserves the right to modify, append and delete the website in part on in whole without prior notice, or to halt publication completely or for a limited period.

This website contains links to external sites. Responsibility for the content of the external sites linked to this website always lies with their respective publishers. When the links to these sites were first posted, GIZ checked the third-party content to establish whether it could give rise to civil or criminal liability. However, the constant review of the linked external sites cannot reasonably be expected without concrete indication of a violation of rights. If GIZ itself becomes aware or is notified by a third party that a linked external site gives rise to civil or criminal liability, it will remove the link to this site immediately. GIZ expressly dissociates itself from such content.

Cartographic presentations in no way constitute recognition under international law of boundaries and territories.

Links to the GIZ homepage may be created, provided the GIZ website opened is then the sole content of the browser window.

Data protection

Responsible for data processing
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Registered Offices
Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 36 + 40, 53113 Bonn, Germany
Dag-Hammarskjöld-Weg 1-5, 65760 Eschborn, Germany
E info@giz.de
I www.giz.de

Contact data processing officer: datenschutzbeauftragter@giz.de

Collection of personal data when using our website

Every time a user accesses GIZ's website and every time a file is accessed, information about the activity is processed and stored in a temporary log file. Before it is stored, each data set is rendered anonymous by altering the IP address.

In the case of merely informative use of the website, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, we only collect the personal data that your browser transmits to our server. If you wish to visit our website, we only collect the data that is technically necessary for us to display our website and to ensure its stability and security (legal basis is Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 f GDPR).

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

Use of cookies
When single pages are called up, so-called temporary cookies are used to facilitate navigation. Cookies are small text files that are stored locally in the cache of the site visitor's Internet browser. These session cookies contain no personal data and expire after the end of the session or after the end of a user survey, which is usually conducted every two years. Techniques, such as Java applets or Active X controls, which make it possible to understand the access behaviour of users, are not used.

Newsletter and Bulletin

Any personal details collected as part of the 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 email address. Any personal information that we collect apart from your address, especially the job function and medium that you work for, is optional and helps us pinpoint and deliver topics relevant for your target audience. 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 email, to the email address stated by you, in which we ask you to confirm that you wish to receive the newsletter. After your confirmation, we will store your email address for the purpose of sending you the newsletter. The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 a) GDPR.

In addition, we store the IP addresses you use 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 the 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 email or by sending an email to integrityinitiative@giz.de.

We point out that we evaluate your user behaviour when sending the newsletter. For this evaluation, the emails sent include so-called web beacons or tracking pixels that represent one-pixel image files stored on our website. For the analysis, we link the above-mentioned data and the web beacons with your email address and an individual ID. The data is always anonymised when collected so the IDs are not linked to your personal data, and thus a direct personal reference is excluded. You can object to this tracking at any time by clicking on the separate link provided in each email or informing us by contacting us in another way. The information will be stored as long as you have subscribed to the newsletter. After logging out, we store the data purely statistically and anonymously.

Your details will not be passed on to 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. 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. When you use other web-based services that require the submission of more extensive personal data, such as registration for training courses, the data protection declarations adapted to those services will also apply.

Contact form
When using the contact form, the salutation, surname, first name and e-mail address are processed. The processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 para 1 b) EU GDPR for the purpose of receiving the contact form’s request. Data are not passed on to third parties. The passing on to GIZ takes place by means of a connection encrypted with SSL, which makes an unauthorised notice much more difficult. Inquiries made via the contact form will be deleted after completion.

Inclusion of services and contents of third parties
In the following, an overview of third-party providers, their contents as well as links to their data protection declarations, which contain further information on the processing of data and possibilities to object (so-called opt-out) is given:

• Use of Google Maps
On this website we use the offer of Google Maps. This allows us to show you interactive maps directly on the website, allowing you to use the map feature.

By visiting the website, Google receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding subpage of our website. In addition, the data collected when visiting our website are transmitted. This is done regardless of whether Google provides a user account that you are logged in to, or if there is no user account. When you are logged in to Google, your data will be assigned directly to your account. If you do not wish to be associated with your profile on Google, you must log out before activating the button. Google stores your data as usage profiles and uses them for purposes of advertising, market research and / or tailor-made website design. Such an evaluation is carried out in particular (even for non-logged-in users) to provide appropriate advertising and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have the right to object the formation of a user profile, whereby it should be stated that you must address Google directly.

For more information on the purpose and scope of the data collection and its processing by the plug-in provider, please refer to the provider's privacy policy. You can also find more information about your rights and privacy settings here: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy. Google also processes your personal information in the United States and has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US Framework

• External fonts from Google, Inc.:
https://www.google.com/fonts („Google Fonts“) are being used. The integration of “Google Fonts” takes place by a server call with Google (normally in the USA). Data Protection Declaration: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/, opt-out: https://www.google.com/settings/ads/.

Data protection rights
You have the right to ask for information on your personal data and its processing, to have such data rectified if necessary, or to demand the restriction of the processing or the deletion of the data. The data will be deleted accordingly.

If you have any questions or complaints about this website, you can contact the data protection officer. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the relevant data protection supervisory authority. The responsible authority is the Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (BfDI).

Use of Matomo (formerly Piwik)

This website uses the web analysis service Matomo to analyse and regularly improve the use of our website. With the statistics we can improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user. The legal basis for the use of Matomo is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 f) GDPR.

For the evaluation, ‘cookies’ are stored on your computer. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including IP address anonymised prior to its storage) will be stored exclusively on the server of the service provider in Germany. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Preventing the use of Matomo is possible by removing the checkmark below to enable the opt-out plug-in.

Notes on the objection: For this purpose, a cookie is stored on the device, which prevents the collection of user data when visiting the website. In order to object, the cookie must be placed on each device in use. Where multiple browsers are used on one device (for example Internet Explorer, Chrome, Mozilla Firefox) it is necessary to store the cookie in every browser since the cookie is only stored in the respective browser. It should also be noted that the objection cookie is deleted when all cookies are being deleted and needs to be stored again.

This website uses Matomo with the extension ‘AnonymizeIP’. As a result, IP addresses are processed in shortened form, which means that direct reference to persons is excluded. The IP address transmitted by Matomo from your browser will not be merged with other data collected by us.

The Matomo program is an open source project. Third-party privacy information is available at https://matomo.org/privacy-policy/.

Declaration of Consent for event participants on the storage and use of personal data by GIZ/Alliance for Integrity

As the protection of personal data is very important for GIZ, this declaration explains what data relating to event participants is stored and the purpose for which it is used.

  • Names, organisation and function as well as email address and other personal data that are/were transmitted in connection with signing in for the event are stored on GIZ servers and used to follow-up on capacity increase.
  • Your data is used solely for coordination of the event, providing details related to the event and its results.
  • GIZ uses appropriate technical and organisational measures to secure your data against unintentional or intentional falsification, destruction, loss or access by unauthorised persons. Access to your personal data is restricted to GIZ staff within the ”Alliance for Integrity”, who need to process the data for the above-mentioned purpose, and who will handle the information you provide in a proper and confidential manner.
  • Processing and transmission of personal data: GIZ is also authorised to forward data to the following organisations/entities to be processed for the above-mentioned purposes: possible co-organisers. The printed participation list including name, function and company may be shared with other participants. Before data is passed on to other individuals or institutions outside GIZ and the organisations/entities mentioned above – even in an anonymised form – the person responsible will contact the data subjects concerned.
  • The data will be used exclusively for the declared purposes. Any other use will always be dependent on your consent being obtained again.
  • Cookies are small text files that are stored locally in your browser cache when you visit a web page. They are only used for the duration of a session to identify you when you log in, to select the correct menu language and to ensure that the browsing session runs smoothly. You can, if you wish, deactivate cookies within your browser. This could, however, impact on performance.
  • The person signing this declaration is entitled to enquire about his/her personal data, to have the data corrected if necessary, and to demand that the data be erased. The data will then be erased. The consent given to use personal data can also be revoked at any time.
  • Photos and films being made during the event may be used for public relations purposes by GIZ GmbH, also by being published on their Internet pages (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Google+, YouTube). Your data will not be used for commercial purposes.

To revoke your consent, please send an email to: integrityinitiative@giz.de

Declaration of Consent for training participants on the storage and use of personal data by GIZ/Alliance for Integrity

As the protection of personal data is very important for GIZ, this declaration explains what data relating to training participants is stored and the purpose for which it is used.

  • Names, organisation and function as well as email address and other personal data that are/were transmitted in connection with signing in for the training are stored on GIZ servers and used to follow-up on capacity increase.
  • Your data is used solely for coordination the training activity, provide training material in the online Support Desk as well as for follow-up on individual learning success – for this reason a questionnaire will be sent to you after the training has taken place.
  • GIZ uses appropriate technical and organisational measures to secure your data against unintentional or intentional falsification, destruction, loss or access by unauthorised persons. Access to your personal data is restricted to GIZ staff within the ”Alliance for Integrity”, who need to process the data for the above-mentioned purpose, and who will handle the information you provide in a proper and confidential manner.
  • Processing and transmission of personal data: GIZ is also authorised to forward data to the following organisations/entities which are implementing partners of our training programme to be processed for the above-mentioned purposes: AHK Argentina, AHK Mexico, AHK Chile, AHK Paraguay, AHK Uruguay, Global Compact Networks Argentina, Colombia and Paraguay (depending on the training you sign in for). The printed participation list including name, function and company may be shared with other participants. Before data is passed on to other individuals or institutions outside GIZ and the organisations/entities mentioned above – even in an anonymised form – the person responsible will contact the data subjects concerned.
  • The data will be used exclusively for the declared purposes. Any other use will always be dependent on your consent being obtained again.
  • Cookies are small text files that are stored locally in your browser cache when you visit a web page. They are only used for the duration of a session to identify you when you log in, to select the correct menu language and to ensure that the browsing session runs smoothly. You can, if you wish, deactivate cookies within your browser. This could, however, impact on performance.
  • The person signing this declaration is entitled to enquire about his/her personal data, to have the data corrected if necessary, and to demand that the data be erased. The data will then be erased. The consent given to use personal data can also be revoked at any time. If your data is erased – as a training participant you have no longer access to the Support Desk.
  • Photos and films being made during the event may be used for public relations purposes by GIZ GmbH, also by being published on their Internet pages (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Google+, YouTube). Your data will not be used for commercial purposes.

    To revoke your consent, please send an email to: integrityinitiative@giz.de
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