1. Scope of data processing

Personal data is only recorded if you enter this information yourself. The use of the donation form is voluntary.

The personal data collected for this purpose are in detail:

• Personal data: first and last name, full address

• Communication data: email address

• Payment details (bank details, amount, etc.)

• Device data (IP address, further device and browser information, etc.)

• Usage data (activity on the website, date and time of access, etc.)


2. Legal basis

If you would like to donate something to us and decide to use the donation form, we will ask for your consent beforehand (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR). To do this, you have to actively check the box. In principle, we also have a legitimate interest in collecting donations in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR, as we also finance ourselves from these sources.

The processing of device data and usage data enables us to analyze the surfing behavior of our users and to protect against misuse in the case of donation payments. Our legitimate interest in the processing of data in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit.f GDPR lies in these purposes. Device data are used without any reference to you and are only used to improve the attractiveness, content and functionality of the donation form.


3. Purpose of data processing

The donation data that has been obtained through our website is stored, processed and used for legal and, in particular, tax law issues. This also includes, for example, issuing a donation receipt.

The personal data entered will only be used to process the donation made, to answer questions and for technical administration.


4. Categories of recipients

In order to be able to offer you this donation form, we work together with an external service provider, HelpMundo GmbH, Oberländer Ufer 192, 50968 Cologne. This is commissioned by us as part of order processing based on and in accordance with Art. 28 GDPR. Your personal data is stored here on specially protected servers. Access is only possible to a few specially authorized persons who are all familiar with the relevant data protection regulations.

The secure transmission of data is of the utmost importance for online donations. Your data will only be transmitted to HelpMundo in encrypted form via an SSL-encrypted connection. When paying via a payment service provider such as PayPal or Sofort Überweisung, you will be forwarded to their website and the provider's terms and conditions apply.


5. Duration of storage

Your stored personal data will be deleted by us and by our service provider HelpMundo in accordance with Art. 17, 18 GDPR if you have revoked your consent to storage if knowledge of it is no longer necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it was stored or if your Storage is not permitted for other legal reasons.

Even after the contract has ended, contractual or legal obligations may prevent the contractual partner from deleting his or her personal data. In the case of donations, we are subject to tax retention periods of ten years.


6. Opposition and removal option

If you have given us your consent for the transfer of your data, you have the right to revoke your declaration at any time with effect for the future.

Send the objection or the revocation of the declaration of consent by email to or by post to the contact details of HelpMundo GmbH mentioned above. We also pass this on to our service providers.

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