Here you will find information about the protection of your personal data when you visit our website. Generally, you can use our website without us acquiring or using your personal data. It may be necessary for us to acquire personal data in order to provide certain functions or services. The following will help you understand which personal data we acquire about you, what we use it for and what rights you have regarding your data.
The following body is responsible for the processing of data on this website:
Menschen für Menschen Foundation
Brienner Strasse 46
Tel.: +49 89-38 39 79-0
Fax: +49 89-38 39 79-70
Refer to our Publication Details.
You may contact our data protection supervisor at any time with any questions concerning data privacy:
Dr. Georg Schröder, LL.M., Lawyer
Heussen Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
Brienner Strasse 9 / Amiraplatz
Tel.: 0 89 / 29 09 70
Fax: 0 89 / 29 09 72 00
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Depending on your area of interest, on our website you will find the relevant contact forms with which you can communicate your wishes and data.
Examples: Online donations, online campaign, become a sponsor, service/contact…
The data entered will only be used for the purposes of the respective proposal or service for which it is provided (e.g. donation administration, press enquiries).
In the event of important changes, e.g. in the scope of services or technically necessary modifications, we will use the given e-mail address to inform you.
For the subscription procedure to our newsletter we use the so-called double opt-in procedure, i.e. when you provide your e-mail address we will send a request for verification in which we ask you to click on the link to confirm that you wish to receive the newsletter. If you do not confirm within 24 hours, your registration will be automatically deleted. If you confirm your wish to receive the newsletter we will store your e-mail address until such a time as you cancel your subscription. The sole purpose of storing your data is to enable us to send you our newsletter. To prevent misuse of your personal data we also store your IP address and the time of registration and conformation.
The only prerequisite for sending the newsletter is your e-mail address. [The provision of other specially marked particulars is voluntary and used solely for personalisation of the newsletter. This data will likewise be deleted should you withdraw your consent.]
You may unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time. To do so, it will suffice to click on the link provided in each newsletter e-mail or send an e-mail to [Newsletter@menschenfuermenschen.org] or a short message to the contact address provided in the publication details. The data you provided will not be passed on to a third party.
Online job applications can be submitted through our website. An online application may only be made by e-mail from your personal e-mail system to the Menschen für Menschen Foundation. In this case, no information is acquired online and stored by us.
When you submit an application, we collect and store the data that you send us by e-mail. We process your data solely for the purpose of processing your application. It will not be passed on to a third party. The legal basis for the processing is Article 6 (1) b GDPR. If we are unable to offer you a position, we will save your data for a maximum of 6 months after conclusion of the application process.
We would like to point out that certain risks are associated with the transfer of data via the Internet (see Data privacy in the Internet).
Only you yourself can ensure that the confidentiality of your personal data is preserved, e.g. with the aid of encryption tools.
Of course, we will be pleased to receive your messages, queries and applications by regular mail. You can decide.
As a rule, your data will be processed in Germany. However, to fulfil the purpose of the contract it may be passed on to an external processor within the European Union or European Economic Area where the data protection level is equivalent to Germany.
Should it be necessary to transfer your data to a service provider in a non-European country, we will first of all require the provider to adhere to the so-called EU standard contractual clauses, by which processing for us as a client must satisfy an appropriate data protection level that is comparable with the German standard, even if such a standard is not a legal requirement at its place of business.
We process and store your data for only as long as is needed for processing or compliance with statutory obligations. Once the purpose of processing ceases to exist, your data will be blocked or deleted.
Insofar as further statutory storage obligations exist, e.g. commercial or tax retention obligations (e.g. commercial code, tax code), we will block or delete your data upon expiration of the statutory retention period.
You have the following legal rights that may be asserted against us or our data protection supervisor:
Please submit your objection directly to the following address:
Menschen für Menschen Foundation
Brienner Straße 46
or via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google LLC. (“Google”). Google Analytics is used in accordance with the regulations on which the German data protection authorities and Google have agreed.
Information on the third-party provider: Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001.
Conditions of use: http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html, Overview of data protection: http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/learn/privacy.html, and Data Privacy Statement: http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.
Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and enable us to analyse your use of our website. The information generated by cookies about your use of this website is generally passed on to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
Because IP anonymization has been activated on this website, as a Google user your IP address is first truncated within the member states of the European Union or other parties to the agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities and to provide other services to the website operator that are related to the use of the website and the Internet. Google will not associate the IP address provided by your browser for the Google Analytics process with any other data.
This website uses Google Analytics with the extension “_anonymizeIp()”. IP addresses can therefore be processed only in abbreviated form in order to prevent personal references.
You can prevent the storage of cookies making the appropriate settings in your browser software. Please note, however, that in this case you we may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.
Furthermore, you can prevent the information generated by cookies regarding your usage of the website (including your IP address) from being transmitted to and processed by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available from the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. This “data that cannot be assigned to a specific individual” has already been referred to in our Data Privacy Statement;
This may be:
This data cannot be assigned to specific individuals. The data will not be merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to check this data retrospectively if there are specific indications for illegal use.
Persons below the age of 18 should not submit personal data to us without the consent of their parents or legal guardians. Minors may only provide personal information with the express consent of their parent or legal guardian, or if they are 16 years or older. This data will then be processed in accordance with this Data Privacy Statement. Before you give your consent, advise your child about the risks ensuing from communication in the Internet and the release of personal information in online operation.
We generally distinguish between:
data that is not assignable to specific individuals
If you use our website purely for information purpose, we will not collect any data that is assignable to a specific individual, with the exception of the data transferred by your browser in order to enable your visit to the website. This information is collected automatically and stored in so-called server log files. This data will not be merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to check this data retrospectively if there is clear evidence of illegal use.
This is normally data that our web acquires directly from your browser.
Examples: Date and time of the request, IP address, contents of the request (page), access status, website from which the request originates, browser, operating system, etc.
The legal basis for collection is Article 6 (1) f GDPR.
The use of our website is generally possible without supplying personal data.
We only collect personal data when you contact us, e.g. register or accept personalised offers. This data is acquired from the appropriate forms, login mask or an e-mail to our Foundation.
Examples: name, address, contact details (telephone number, e-mail address …)
The legal basis for processing your personal data is the fulfilment of the contract with you pursuant to Article 6 (1) b GDPR. If your consent additionally exists, Article 6 (1) a GDPR is a further legal basis.
Your data is also transferred for the above-named processing purposes to the bodies responsible (IT, donation administration, fundraising & communication) within our Foundation and to external companies. As so-called external processors, these process your data on our behalf and are obliged to exercise due care when handling it.
We utilise such service providers in the areas of
We transfer personal data to external bodies in order to fulfil our contractual or statutory obligations. We are legally obliged to submit data to state authorities, e.g. tax and supervisory authorities and law enforcement authorities.
When data is transferred to external bodies in third countries, i.e. outside the EU or EER, we ensure that these bodies treat your personal data with the same care as within the EU or EER. We only transfer personal data to third countries for which the EU Commission has confirmed an appropriate level of protection or if we can ensure the careful handling of personal data through contractual agreements or other suitable guarantees.