Data Protection

Data processing is the responsibility of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Postal address:

Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 36 + 40,
53113 Bonn

Dag-Hammarskjöld-Weg 1–5,
65760 Eschborn 

Contact: or 

Contact details of the data protection officer:


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.

Recipients of personal data 

  • Data are not passed on to third parties. 
  • As a general principle, data will not be transmitted to third states 

Duration of data retention 

Personal data are regularly deleted when 

  • they are no longer needed for contractual purposes (e.g. for employment, top-ups, rental, sale or service contracts) 
  • when the individuals concerned have not given any separate authorisation 
  • when statutory data storage obligations and periods have expired. 

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).