We are happy to welcome you to our website and hope you will enjoy your visit. Our aim is to provide you with a wide selection of information online. At the same time, the protection of your privacy while you use our website is a high priority for us. For this reason, we comply with current data protection and data security legislation.
Personal data is specific information on the personal or material circumstances of individuals whose identity is known or can be ascertained (address, telephone number, e-mail address etc.). Non-personal data is any data which cannot be used to ascertain your true identity.
If you provide us with personal data, we will only use it for answering your enquiry. Where our Internet offering allows you to enter personal or business information (e-mail addresses), any information you provide is provided solely on a voluntary basis.
Your personal data will not be transferred, sold or otherwise passed on to third parties unless this is necessary for carrying out the advised or agreed purposes or you have expressly consented to the information being passed on. You are entitled to request information regarding the personal data stored about you and to request its deletion at any time.
Information that is automatically collected
When you access our website, general information is automatically (i.e. not through registration) collected which is not used in connection with your person. The web servers we use store as a matter of course
- your IP address
- the web pages on our site that you have visited,
- the names of the files accessed,
- the website with the link that you used to access our site,
- the date and time our site is accessed,
- and, where appropriate, the operating system and browser your computer uses.
We evaluate this information anonymously and only use it for improving the content and functionality of our website. We do not create user profiles of individuals. We do not use the information collected for any other purpose, nor do we pass it on.
Information collected from cookies
We may receive information from cookies, which are alphanumeric pieces of data your browser stores and sends back to us when making requests. We use this information to improve your experience, understand user activity and provide personalized services. For more information on how you can disable cookies and usage tracking, please see "Your choices" below.
You may choose to opt out of having your web browsing information used for behavioral analytics (Google Analytics, Piwik).
Do Not Track
The Help function, which is in the menu bar on most web browsers, will provide information on how you can have your browser refuse to accept new cookies, have it notify you that a new cookie has been received or have it disable all cookies. Please note that parts of the site may not function correctly if you disable all cookies.
The Konrad Adenauer Foundation undertakes technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal data from loss or misuse. Therefore, your data is stored in a secure operational environment that is not accessible to the public.
Amendments to this data protection policy statement
The rapid technical development of the Internet and amendments to data protection legislation make it necessary for us to amend our data protection policy accordingly from time to time. If you wish to exercise your information rights or have questions regarding this data protection policy or our actions related to data protection in the Web, please feel free to contact us by sending an e-mail to email@example.com.