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Data Protection

Every time you visit a page on the website of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and every time you download a file, information about the activity is processed and stored in a temporary protocol file.

The following information is stored for each page you view and each file you download:

  • Technical details of the browser used
  • Complete IP address
  • Date and time
  • Page opened/name of the file downloaded
  • Quantity of data transferred
  • Notification of whether viewing or download was successful

Temporary session cookies are used each time you view an individual page, to make navigation easier. Cookies are small text files that are stored locally in your browser cache. Session cookies do not include any personal data and expire at the end of each session, or after the completion of a user survey, which is conducted as a rule every two years. We do not use methods such as Java applets or ActiveX controls that make it possible to track your browsing behavior.

Postal addresses and email addresses that you provide when you make an enquiry or order information materials are used exclusively for correspondence or delivery purposes.