The Secretariat of the Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP) is implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, which is responsible for data processing.
Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 36 + 40, 53113 Bonn
Dag-Hammarskjöld-Weg 1–5, 65760 Eschborn
info (at) giz.de, info (at) aeep-secretariat.org
Contact details of the data protection officer:
datenschutzbeauftragter (at) giz.de
The Secretariat of the Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP) is implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH. GIZ is a public-benefit federal enterprise for international cooperation, which works as a federal enterprise under private law.
The AEEP website draws on the services of Matomo (www.matomo.org) to analyse usage data. No other use is made of the data, and the data are not passed on to third parties. The following information is stored for each page you view and each file you download:
- Technical details of the browser used
- Anonymous 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 behaviour.
Data is processed based on Art. 6 paragraph 1 f) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) with the legitimate interest of analysing usage to improve the company’s website. Users have the option of objecting to use of their data to analyse their behaviour. You can prevent the collection of your user data via the link below.
You may at any time lodge an objection to the storage of your anonymously collected visitor data, so that these will no longer be collected in future. Please click on the link at the bottom of this page to be excluded from counting.
THE RIGHT TO OBJECT
You have the right to object to the processing of your user data for the purpose of user behaviour analysis. The link below gives you an opportunity to deactivate collection of your user data:
I object to the processing of my personal data with Matomo on this website.
NOTES REGARDING OBJECTIONS
An opt-out cookie is stored on your device to prevent your user data from being collected when you visit this site. For the cookie to be effective, it must be stored on every device you use to visit the site. As the cookie is stored in the browser (the programme used to access websites), it must be stored on each browser if you use more than one browser per device (e.g. Internet Explorer, Chrome or Mozilla Firefox). You should also note that if you delete all cookies, you will also delete the opt-out cookie and will have to reinstall it.
Temporary Matomo cookies: These session cookies are used for user analysis (see above). They do not contain any personal data and expire at the end of the session, or at the end of a user survey, which is generally carried out every two years. More information on Matomo and data protection can be found here: https://matomo.org/gdpr/
OTHER WEB-BASED SERVICES
When you use other web-based services that require the submission of more extensive personal data, such as online job applications or registration for training courses, the data protection declarations adapted to those services will also apply.
The AEEP Website offers you the opportunity to subscribe to our newsletter. The newsletter provides you periodically with information about the AEEP network, its activities and events. To receive our newsletter, we require a valid email address. Optional we ask you to provide your name, surname, organization and country for a personalized newsletter. When subscribing to our newsletter, we will store your IP address as well as the date and time you subscribed. This serves to protect us in the event a third party improperly and without your knowledge makes use of your email address to subscribe to our newsletter. We will not collect any other data. The data thereby collected is used solely for the purpose of receiving our newsletter. No data is transferred to third parties. Nor is any of this information matched to any information that other components of our AEEP Website may collect. You may cancel your subscription to the newsletter at any time. You will find additional details in the email confirming your subscription as well as in each newsletter.
Use of Sendinblue
We use Sendinblue to send our newsletter to our subscribers. Sendinblue GmbH is a service provider based in Köpenicker Straße 126, 10179 Berlin, Germany.
The data stored when you registered for the newsletter (email address, first name, last name, organization, country, IP address, and time and date of registration) will be sent to a server operated by Sendinblue GmbH and stored there in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation. Further information about the data protection offered by Sendinblue GmbH can be found here.
You may cancel your newsletter subscription and revoke your consent to the storage of this data at any time with future effect.
Our newsletter includes so-called web bugs that allow us to recognise if and when an email has been opened and which links in the email have been clicked by its recipient.
This data is stored by us so that we can best align our newsletter to the wishes and interests of our subscribers. By revoking the consent to receive the newsletter, the consent to the aforementioned tracking is revoked.
Use of Twitter recommendation components
Our AEEP Website employs components provided by Twitter. Twitter is a service of Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA.
You may change your data privacy settings in your account settings, at https://twitter.com/account/settings
Use of YouTube components
Our AEEP Website employs components provided by YouTube. YouTube is a service of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.
You may change your data privacy settings in your account settings, at https://myaccount.google.com/data-and-personalization
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).