1. Name and contact details of the controller

The controller is the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH.


Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 36 + 40, 53113 Bonn, Germany
Dag-Hammarskjöld-Weg 1–5, 65760 Eschborn, Germany

The website is set up on behalf of the
Sanitation for Millions global programme, implemented by GIZ
Dag-Hammarskjöld-Weg 1–5, 65760 Eschborn, Germany

1.a. Email address

2. Contact details of the data protection officer
Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 32 + 36, 53113 Bonn
Dag-Hammarskjöld-Weg 1–5, 65760 Eschborn

3. Information on how data will be processed

What do we use your data for?

Data is collected to ensure the proper functioning of the website and to receive information on the use of this site for the purpose of monitoring its relevance and improving the website.

Which data is collected?

The website provider automatically collects and stores information in ’server log files‘. These are:
• Browser type and browser version
• Operating system used
• Referrer URL
• Host name of the accessing computer
• Time of the server request
• Anonymous IP address

These data will not be combined with data from other sources. In addition, data is collected for statistical purposes (see point 3.2).

The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1 e GDPR, which allows the processing of data to fulfil a contract or for measures preliminary to a contract.

3.1. General

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.

3.2. Tracking user data on a website

To analyse usage data on its website, GIZ uses the Matomo web analysis service operated by Klartext Media & Promotion UG hosted Server in Frankfurt am Main. Data is stored and evaluated anonymously. The data generated with Matomo is processed and stored by Matomo on behalf of Sanitation for Millions in Germany only. Further information on data protection at matomo can be found here:

3.3. Kontakt

You can contact the Sanitation for Millions programme by using the contact information provided in the imprint.

The data connected to your request will be stored and processed by the Sanitation for Millions programme for the sole purpose of responding to your request. Data is processed on the basis of Article 6 (1 b) of the GDPR.

3.4. Social media plug-ins

If you visit YouTube via a link on our website, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. We are using the privacy-enhanced mode meaning that no advertising data will be send to YouTube Double Click. If you visit the YouTube website, the data protection rules of YouTube will apply.

If you visit Twitter via a link on our website, a connection to the Twitter servers is established. If you visit the Twitter website, the data protection rules of Twitter will apply.

4. Recipients of personal data

Your data is not shared with third parties.

4.1. Is it planned to transfer the data to third countries?

Your data is not transferred to third countries.

5. Retention of data

Personal data are regularly deleted when

• they are no longer needed for contractual purposes
• purpose for its storage no longer pertains
• when you request its deletion or revoke your consent for its storage
• at the end of the project, when statutory data storage obligations and periods have expired

6. Protection of minors

Persons under the age of 16 may not transfer any personal data to us without the consent of their parents or legal guardians.
7. Reference to user rights

You are entitled to:

• object to data processing,
• enquire about your personal data and its processing
• 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).