Responsible for data processing is the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH


Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 32 + 36, 53113 Bonn
Dag-Hammarskjöld-Weg 1–5, 65760 Eschborn



Contact details for the Data Protection Supervisor:


Information on the collection of personal data:

The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Division Cooperation with the Private Sector, Sustainable Economic Policy, has commissioned the Agency for Business & Economic Development (AWE) with the press and public relations work for develoPPP. AWE is a BMZ project jointly implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and DEG - Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH as equal partners.

GIZ processes personal data exclusively in accordance with the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Federal Data Protection Regulation (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz, BDSG). Personal data include, for example, names, addresses, email addresses and user behaviour.

GIZ only processes personal data to the extent necessary. Which data is required and processed for which purpose and on what basis is largely determined by the type of service you use or the purpose for which the data is required.

User analysis:

The website of the develoPPP programme uses services of etracker GmbH from Hamburg, Germany ( to analyse usage data. Each time a user accesses the develoPPP programme Website and each time a file is accessed, data about this process is temporarily stored and processed in a log file. Each data set is anonymised by changing the IP address before the data are stored.

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

  • Technical details of the browser used

  • Anonymised IP address

  • Date and time

  • Page opened/name of the file downloaded

  • Quantity of data transferred

  • Notification of whether viewing or download was successful

To make navigation easier, temporary session cookies are used each time you view an individual page. 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. We do not use methods such as Java applets or ActiveX controls that make it possible to track your browsing behaviour.

GIZ evaluates usage information for statistical purposes as part of its public relations work and for the demand-oriented provision of information as part of the tasks it is required to perform (basis: Article 6 (1) e GDPR in conjunction with § 3 BDSG).
It is possible to object to the processing of user data for the analysis of user behaviour.

If you do not agree with the completely anonymised storage and analysis of the data relating to your visit, you can object to the storage and use here.


Information on opting out:

For the purpose of opting out, a cookie is placed on the device that prevents the collection of user data when the user visits this website. For the opt-out to be effective, the cookie must be placed on each device used. Since the cookie is placed in the respective browser (internet program), the cookie must be placed in each browser if several browsers are used on a single device (i.e. Internet Explorer, Chrome, Mozilla Firefox). Please note that the opt-out cookie is deleted when all cookies are deleted and will then need to be reactivated.


This website uses cookies, in other words small files containing short texts for technical processing. Without cookies, for example if these are deactivated in the browser, this website cannot be used in full.

Temporary cookies etracker: these session cookies are used for user analysis (see above). They do not contain any personal data and expire after the session has ended.


Recipients of personal data:

  • Your data are not passed on to third parties.

  • Your data are not transferred to third countries.

Duration of data storage: 

User data will not be kept any longer than is necessary for the purpose for which it is processed or as required by law.

Processing of personal data when contacting us:

When users contact us, the data provided is processed in order to be able to respond to the enquiry. The following contact options are available:

  • Email 

  • Phone 

  • Letter 


When contact is made by email, the user’s personal data communicated via email (for example: surname, first name, address) but at least the email address and information contained in the email are stored exclusively for the purpose of making contact and processing the query. The legal basis for the processing of the data sent via email is Article 6 (1) e GDPR.


When contact is made by telephone, personal data are processed to the extent necessary to handle the query. The legal basis for the processing of the data communicated during a telephone call is Article 6 (1) e GDPR.


When making contact by letter, the personal data communicated (for example: surname, first name, address) and information contained in the letter are stored for the purpose of making contact and processing the query. The legal basis for the processing of the data communicated when sending a letter is Article 6 (1) e GDPR.

Information on user rights:

Visitors to the develoPPP website have the right,

  • To obtain information about their data stored by us (Article 15 GDPR),

  • To have their data stored by us rectified (Article 16 GDPR),

  • To have their data stored by us erased (Article 17 GDPR).

  • To obtain restriction of processing of their data stored by us (Article 18 GDPR), 

  • To object to the storage of their data if personal data are processed on the basis of the first sentence of Article 6 (1) 1 f and e GDPR (Article 21 GDPR), 

  • To receive their personal data in a commonly used, machine-readable format from the controller such that they can potentially be transmitted to another controller (right to data portability, Article 20 GDPR).

  • To withdraw their consent to the extent that the data has been processed on the basis of consent (Article 6 (1) a GDPR). The lawfulness of the processing on the basis of the consent given remains unaffected until receipt of the withdrawal.

Users also have the right in accordance with Article 19 GDPR to lodge a complaint with the competent data protection supervisory authority. The competent authority is the Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (BfDI).  

If you have any questions or complaints about this website, you can use the following contact address:


As at May 2021