Data Privacy Statement

We appreciate your interest in our homepage and TERRE DES FEMMES. Despite careful content control, no liability for external links to third-party content can be accepted.

The protection of your personal data during the collection, processing and use during your visit to our homepage is very important to us. Your data is protected in accordance with legal regulations. Below you will find information about which data is collected during your visit to the homepage and how it is used:

Collecting general information

When you access our website, information of a general nature is automatically recorded. This information (server log files) includes, for example, the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your Internet service provider and the like. This is only information that does not allow conclusions about your person. This information is technically necessary to correctly deliver the contents of web pages requested by you and is mandatory when using the internet. Anonymous information of this kind is statistically evaluated by us, in order to optimize our Internet appearance and the technology behind it.


Like many other websites, we also use so-called "cookies". Cookies are small text files that are transferred from a website server to your hard drive. This automatically gives us certain data, such as IP address, browser used, operating system from your computer and your connection to the Internet.

Cookies cannot be used to launch programs or to transfer viruses to a computer. Based on the information contained in cookies, we can facilitate navigation and enable the correct display of our websites.

The data collected by us will in no case be passed on to third parties or linked with personal data without your consent.

Of course, you can also visit our website without cookies. Internet browsers are regularly set to accept cookies. You can disable cookies at any time using the settings menu of your browser. Please note that some features of our website may not work if you don’t accept the use of cookies.

Deletion or blocking of data

We adhere to the principles of data avoidance and data economy. Therefore, we only store your personal data for as long as it is necessary to achieve the purposes mentioned here or as required for the various storage periods provided by law. After discontinuation of the respective purpose or expiration of these deadlines, the corresponding data will be routinely and in accordance with the statutory provisions blocked or deleted.

Your rights to information, correction, suspension, cancellation and opposition

It is your right to receive information about your personal data stored by us at any time. Likewise, you have the right to the correction, blocking or, apart from the prescribed data storage for business transactions, deletion of your personal data. Please contact our data protection officer. The contact details can be found at the bottom.

For a data lock to be taken into account at all times, these data must be stored in a lock file for control purposes. You can also request the deletion of the data, as long as there is no legal archiving obligation. As far as such an obligation exists, we lock your data on request.

You can make changes or withdraw your consent with future effect by contacting us.

Change of our privacy policy

We reserve the right to make changes in this Privacy Policy from time to time to ensure that it complies with current legal requirements or to implement changes in our services in the Privacy Policy, such as the introduction of new services. For your next visit, this new Privacy Policy will then apply.

Data protection declaration according to EU-DSGVO: Information for persons affected to EU-DSGVO §13

We, TERRE DES FEMMES e. V. and the TERRE DES FEMMES FOUNDATION, Brunnenstraße 128 in 13355 Berlin, inform you in accordance with Article 13 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU-DSGVO) gladly and in detail about the processing of your personal data (hereinafter referred to as "data").

The EU GDPR imposes some meaningful obligations on us to ensure the protection of your data during processing. We are glad to fulfill these obligations.

In the following, we explain which data we process for you and for what purposes and which rights you have in this regard.

Purposes of processing

We process your data for the following purposes:

* in accordance with Article 6 para. 1 lit. b) the EU GDPR on the basis of the agreement concluded with you

  • Fulfillment of membership, shop orders, research inquiries
  • Payments, membership fees, support agreements (permanent donations), Donations
  • Delivery of contractually ordered products and services
  • Transmission of your contact details to logistics companies for the delivery of the goods
  • Transmission of your contact details to publishers

* in accordance with Article 6 para. 1 lit. a) the EU GDPR on the basis of your consent

  • Information about the work of TERRE DES FEMMES e.V.
  • Mailing of thematic information

Duration of processing

We only process your data for as long as it is necessary to fulfill our contract or applicable law and to stay in contact with you.

Business records are kept for a maximum of 6 and 10 years in accordance with the provisions of the Commercial Code and the Tax Code.

As long as you do not contradict, we will use your data to nurture and enhance our trusting relationship to mutual benefit.

If you want your data to be deleted, we will delete it immediately, as far as the deletion does not stand in conflict with legal retention periods.

Your rights as a concerned person

Under the EU GDPR you have the right to:

  • Information about the processing of your data
  • Correction or deletion of your data
  • Restriction of processing (only storage possible)
  • Disagreement to the processing
  • Data portability
  • Withdrawal of your given consent with effect for the future
  • Complaint to the data protection supervisory authority

We hope having assisted you with this information in the exercise of your rights. If you need more information about the privacy policy, please read our Privacy Policy or contact your Privacy Inspectorate.

Information Right

Upon written request we will gladly inform you about the data stored about you.

How to contact our data protection officer:
Brunnenstraße 128
13355 Berlin

Safety note:

Using all technical and organizational possibilities, we strive to store your personal data in such a manner that they are protected from third-party access. Complete data protection on the part of the firm is however not assured when communicating by e-mail, so that we recommend you to send confidential information by post.