1. Data protection at a glance
For Diakonia World Federation e.V., the protection of your personal data provided when using our website is an important concern. Therefore, we would like to inform you here which data we may collect and how we handle it. The legal basis for us is the data protection law of the Evangelical Church in Germany (DSG-EKD) and the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO) as well as the relevant provisions for the provision of teleservices and the operation of websites.
The following information provides a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. We generally use the personal data you provide to answer your inquiries, process your orders or give you access to certain information or offers. In addition, we only use your data if you have given your express consent. If the website offers the option of entering personal or business data (for example in the context of a personal registration, order, request or communication), the visitor provides this data on an expressly voluntary basis.
Data collection on our website
When is the data collected, processed and used?
The personal data made available to us online will only be collected, processed and used for the purposes stated in the specific case. Any further collection, processing or use will only take place if this
• is carried out for a further purpose that is directly related to the original purpose for which the personal data was collected,
• is required due to a legal obligation or an official or court order,
• is necessary to establish or protect legal claims or to defend against legal action,
• serves to prevent abuse or other unlawful activities, e. B. Deliberate attacks on our systems.
Who is responsible for data collection on this website?
The data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator. You can find their contact details in the imprint of this website.
How do we collect your data?
On the one hand, your data is collected when you communicate it to us. This can be, for. E.g. data that you enter in a contact form.
Other data are automatically recorded by our IT systems when you visit the website. This is mainly technical data (e.g. internet browser, operating system or time of the page was viewed). This data is collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.
What do we use your data for?
Some of the data is collected in order to ensure that the website is error-free. Other data can be used to analyze your user behavior.
What rights do you have with regard to your data?
You have the right to receive information about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data free of charge at any time. You also have the right to request the correction, blocking or deletion of this data. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the legal notice if you have any further questions on the subject of data protection. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.ze your user behavior.
Analysis tools and third party tools
When you visit our website, your surfing behavior can be statistically evaluated. This is mainly done with cookies and so-called analysis programs. Your surfing behavior is usually analyzed anonymously; surfing behavior cannot be traced back to you. You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. You can find detailed information on this in the following data protection declaration.
You can object to this analysis. We will inform you about the possibilities of objection in this data protection declaration.
2. General information and mandatory information
The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection declaration.
When you use this website, various personal data are collected. Personal data are data with which you can be personally identified. This data protection declaration explains which data we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this is done.
We would like to point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) can have security gaps. A complete protection of the data against access by third parties is not possible.
Revocation of your consent to data processing
Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You can revoke your consent at any time. An informal e-mail to us is sufficient. The legality of the data processing carried out before the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.
Right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority
In the event of violations of data protection law, the person concerned has the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority for data protection issues is the relevant independent church supervisory authority for data protection (supervisory authority) according to § 39 DSG-EKD.
The supervisory authority responsible for us is:
The EKD’s data protection officer
Lange Laube 20
30159 Hanover (Germany)
Right to data portability
You have the right to have data that we process automatically on the basis of your consent or in fulfillment of a contract handed over to you or to a third party in a common, machine-readable format. If you request the direct transfer of the data to another person responsible, this will only be done if it is technically feasible.
SSL or TLS encryption
For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as orders or inquiries that you send to us as the website operator, this site uses an SSL or. TLS encryption. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from “http: //” to “https: //” and by the lock symbol in your browser line.
If the SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data that you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.
Information, blocking, deletion
Within the framework of the applicable legal provisions, you have the right to free information about your stored personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing and, if necessary, a right to correct, block or delete this data. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the legal notice if you have any further questions on the subject of personal data.
Objection to advertising mails
We hereby object to the use of the contact data published in the context of the imprint obligation for sending unsolicited advertising and information materials. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as spam e-mails.
3. Data protection officer
Legally required data protection officer
We have appointed a data protection officer for our Federation
Data protection officer
Tel .: 09874 / 8-2335
4. Data collection on our website
Server log files
The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:
• Browser type and browser version
• the operating system used
• Referrer URL
• Host name of the accessing computer
• Time of the server request
• IP address
This data will not be merged with other data sources.
The basis for data processing is § 6 No. 5 GDPR or Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. b GDPR, which allows the processing of data for the fulfillment of a contract or pre-contractual measures.
If you send us inquiries using the contact form, your details from the inquiry form, including the contact details you provided there, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the request and in case of follow-up questions. We do not pass on this data without your consent.
The processing of the data entered in the contact form takes place on the legal basis according to § 6 No. 8 DSG-EKD or Art. 6 para. 2 lit. f DSGVO.
The data you enter in the contact form will remain with us until you ask us to delete it, revoke your consent to storage or the purpose for data storage no longer applies (e.g. after your request has been processed). Mandatory legal provisions – in particular retention periods – remain unaffected.
In the case of online application / registration forms, we collect and process the personal data of applicants and interested parties for the purpose of handling the application / registration process. The processing can also be done electronically. This is particularly the case if an applicant / interested party submits relevant documents to us electronically, for example by e-mail or via a web form on the website. If a training / support contract is concluded with an applicant / interested party, the data transmitted will be stored for the purpose of processing the contract in compliance with the statutory provisions. If no contract is concluded, the documents will be automatically deleted in compliance with the legal requirements after notification of the rejection decision, provided that deletion does not conflict with any other legitimate interests. Another legitimate interest in this sense is, for example, a burden of proof in proceedings under the General Equal Treatment Act (AGG).
5. Social media
Share content via plugins (Facebook, Google + 1, Twitter & Co.)
The content on our pages can be shared on social networks such as Facebook, Twitter or Google+ in compliance with data protection regulations. This site uses the Shariff Sharing Tool for this. This tool only establishes direct contact between the networks and users when the user actively clicks on one of these buttons.
This tool does not automatically transfer user data to the operators of these platforms. If the user is logged in to one of the social networks, an information window appears when using the social buttons of Facebook, Google + 1, Twitter & Co. in which the user can confirm the text before sending it.
Our users can share the content of this site in compliance with data protection regulations in social networks without the network operator having to create complete surf profiles.
Data processing by Facebook
We refer you to Facebook’s data policy at: http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.
Because currently only Facebook can provide you with specific information about data processing, in particular also about possible tracking via the Facebook page.
We would like to point out that, as the Facebook page operator, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or how it is used by Facebook. If you do not want Facebook to be able to assign your visit to our website to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.
6. Analysis tools and advertising
This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are saved on your computer and that enable your use of the website to be analyzed. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
The storage of Google Analytics cookies takes place on the basis of § 6 DSG-EKD or Art. 6 Para. 1 lit.f DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior in order to optimize both its website and its advertising.
We have activated the IP anonymization function on this website. This means that your IP address will be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area before it is transmitted to the USA. The full IP address will only be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there in exceptional cases. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the website operator with other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
Objection against data collection
You can prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set which prevents your data from being recorded on future visits to this website:
Deactivate Google Analytics.
Order data processing
We have concluded a contract data processing agreement with Google and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.
Demographic characteristics in Google Analytics
This website uses the “demographic characteristics” function of Google Analytics. This allows reports to be created that contain information on the age, gender and interests of the site visitors. This data comes from interest-based advertising from Google as well as from visitor data from third-party providers. These data cannot be assigned to a specific person. You can deactivate this function at any time via the ad settings in your Google account or generally prohibit the collection of your data by Google Analytics as described in the point “Objection to data collection”.
7. Plugins and Tools
Our website uses plugins from YouTube, operated by Google. The operator of the pages is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
If you visit one of our pages equipped with a YouTube plug-in, a connection to the YouTube servers will be established. The YouTube server is informed which of our pages you have visited.
If you are logged into your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to assign your surfing behavior directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
YouTube is used in the interest of an appealing presentation of our online offers. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Section 6 DSG-EKD or Art. 6 Para. 1 lit.f GDPR.
You can find more information on handling user data in YouTube’s data protection declaration at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.
Because currently only YouTube can provide you with specific information about data processing, in particular also about possible tracking via the YouTube page.
You can donate online using our online donation form. The data that we collect via this form will only be used for donation processing / handling. If you would like a donation confirmation, we also need your address details. We use paypal to collect donations. Paypal current data protection regulations can be found at https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full
Your data will be deleted after the statutory retention periods have expired.
The use of Google Maps is in the interest of an appealing presentation of our online offers and an easy findability of the places we have indicated on the website. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Section 6 DSG-EKD or Art. 6 Para. 1 lit.f GDPR.
You can find more information on handling user data in Google’s data protection declaration: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.
This site uses the Google Maps map service via an API. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
To use the functions of Google Maps, it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is usually transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. The provider of this site has no influence on this data transfer.
On our website we offer the Google Calendar partner program for transferring data to a Google Calendar. By using this service, you consent to the collection, processing and use of the automatically collected data by Google, their representatives and third parties. The provider of this site has no influence on this data usage and transmission.
8. Payment providers
We have integrated components from PayPal on our website. PayPal is an online payment service provider. Payments are processed via so-called PayPal accounts, which are virtual private or business accounts. PayPal also offers the option of processing virtual payments via credit cards if a user does not have a PayPal account. A PayPal account is managed via an email address, which is why there is no classic account number. PayPal makes it possible to initiate online payments to third parties or to receive payments. PayPal also acts as a trustee and offers buyer protection services.
The European operating company of PayPal is PayPal (Europe) S.à.r.l. & Cie. S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, 2449 Luxembourg, Luxembourg. If you select “PayPal” as the payment option during the online donation process, data will be automatically transmitted to PayPal. By selecting this payment option, you consent to the transfer of personal data required for payment processing.
The personal data transmitted to PayPal are usually first name, last name, address, email address, IP address, telephone number, mobile phone number or other data that are necessary for payment processing. In order to process the donation, personal data related to the respective order is also necessary.
The purpose of transmitting the data is to process payments and prevent fraud. We will transmit personal data to PayPal in particular if there is a legitimate interest in the transmission. The personal data exchanged between PayPal and us may be transmitted by PayPal to credit agencies. The purpose of this transmission is to check your identity and creditworthiness.
PayPal may pass on the personal data to affiliated companies and service providers or subcontractors insofar as this is necessary to fulfill the contractual obligations or the data are to be processed on behalf of.
You have the option of revoking your consent to the handling of personal data at any time by contacting PayPal. A revocation does not affect personal data that must be processed, used or transmitted for (contractual) payment processing.
PayPal’s current data protection regulations can be found at www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full.