Data Protection

It is important to us that your private sphere is respected when we process personal data.

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 HTTP 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. Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites.

Person-specific data, such as your name, address, telephone number or e-mail address, are not recorded unless you give this information voluntarily.

Some special offers and services available on this website, e.g. the participation in forums and courses, do require a personal registration. Personal data will be used only for the implementation of those services.

For some programmes, online applications are permissible. The personal data requested here will be stored for purposes of application and programme implementation in our internal project management system. If necessary, your data will be forwarded to the partner responsible for implementing the programme once your application has been accepted.

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.

If you have questions pertaining to the way we use your personal data, please contact our data protection officer (see address above). He can also help you to find the information you need, and will happy to hear your suggestions or complaints. Equally, if you wish data to be corrected or deleted, please contact the data protection officer. GIZ undertakes to respect the above data protection commitments. The data protection officer is responsible for ensuring that it does so.

All trade marks mentioned in this website and potentially protected by third parties shall be subject to the unqualified provisions of the pertinent trade mark law and property rights of the registered owner. GIZ, as author, shall hold the copyright for the published objects provided by GIZ GmbH itself. Images, graphics, and texts of this sort may not be copied or used in other electronic or printed publications without obtaining the express, written authorisation of GIZ GmbH.