Website Privacy Policy

Thank you for your interest in our website at the URL (hereinafter referred to as the “Website”). Below we inform you in detail about the handling of your data, as well as you use our service.


The responsible party in terms of data protection law is CLEAN-AFRICA e.V., legally represented by the board of directors, in Erntedankweg 26, D-70619 Stuttgart, Germany, telephone number: 0711-63343294, (hereinafter referred to as “we”). 

Storage of access data

When our website is accessed, access data is stored in a log file on the web server of our provider.

This data record consists of:

  • the IP address of the requesting end device,
  • the date and time of the request
  • the name and URL of the requested file,
  • the amount of data transferred,
  • the message whether the retrieval was successful,
  • identification data of the browser and operating system used,
  • the website from which the access was made, and
  • the name of your Internet access provider.
  • the collection of this data is necessary for technical reasons. This data itself does not allow us to draw any conclusions about your person. Unfortunately, it is technically impossible to use our website without providing your IP address.



Use to ensure user-friendliness

We store cookies on the storage medium of your terminal device in order to make your visit to our website more attractive and to enable the use of certain functions.

Cookies are small text files that are sent from our provider’s web server to the browser of your terminal device and stored on it. The cookies are needed to identify and authorize you, for example, after successful registration for your user account for the entire duration of your visit. They are also required if you provide information, for example, as part of a registration for a course without having registered, in order to save you having to enter your data several times. These cookies are deleted from the storage medium of your end device at the end of your browser session (so-called session cookies).

In most cases, the browser of your end device is set to accept the creation and storage of cookies. You have the option of setting your browser to reject the storage and use of cookies in general or for individual cases. In this case, however, the functionality of our website may be limited. 

Use for advertising, market analysis and needs-based design (Google Analytics)

Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC (“Google”). For this purpose, Google uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google will use this information on our behalf for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The use thus serves our sales interest as a legitimate interest.

To ensure anonymized collection of IP addresses, the code “_anonymizeIP” has been added to the source code of Google Analytics. The IP addresses are thus only processed in abbreviated form in order to exclude the possibility of personal references. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data.

You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser accordingly. You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link:

Social plug-ins

Plug-ins from the social networks for the German market Facebook (operator: Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland), Twitter (operator: Twitter International Company One Cumberland Place Fenian Street Dublin 2 D02 AX07 Ireland) and Google (operator: Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA) are integrated on our website. You can recognize the plug-ins by the respective logo.

To protect your data, we use the so-called 2-click solution. This means that when you visit our website, no personal data will be passed on to Facebook, Twitter or Google (hereinafter referred to as “plug-in providers”). Only if you click on the plug-in of the respective plug-in provider, personal data will be transmitted to them.

By activating the respective plug-in, the corresponding plug-in provider receives the information that your browser has accessed our website, even if you do not have an account with the plug-in provider or are not logged in to the provider at that time. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted by your browser directly to a server of the respective plug-in provider in the USA and stored there.

If you are logged in to the respective plug-in provider, the plug-in provider can directly assign your visit to our website to your account with the plug-in provider. If you click the button of the respective plug-in provider or post a comment, the corresponding information is also transmitted directly to a server of the plug-in provider and stored there. The information will also be published on the pages of the plug-in provider and displayed to your friends.

If you do not want the respective plug-in provider to assign the data collected via our website to your account with the respective plug-in provider, you must log out of the respective plug-in provider before visiting our website.

The plug-in providers may use the collected data for the purpose of advertising, market research and demand-oriented design of their respective pages. For this purpose, the respective plug-in provider creates usage, interest and relationship profiles, e.g. to evaluate your use of our website with regard to the advertisements displayed to you by the respective plug-in provider, to inform other users of the platforms of the plug-in providers about your activities on our website and to provide other services associated with the use of the platform of the respective plug-in provider. If you do not agree with the profiling, you can object to it. To exercise this right of objection, however, you must contact the respective plug-in provider directly.

We have no influence on the collected data and data processing operations, nor are we aware of the full extent of the data collection, the purposes and the storage periods. Details on this as well as your rights and setting options for protecting your data can be found in the data protection notices from the plug-in providers by clicking on the following links

Event registration

The data requested when registering for an event will be used to carry out pre-contractual measures and to fulfill the contract. A distinction is made between data that must be provided (indicated by an asterisk) and data that must be provided voluntarily. Without the mandatory data (data records), no binding registration can be carried out. We collect your year of birth in order to ensure that you are of age, or to take any precautions if you are under age.

We request your landline or mobile phone number in our legitimate interest so that we can contact you immediately in the event of changes to the event. If you do not provide us with this information, we may not be able to contact you in time. The other voluntary information will also be used for the execution of the contract.

By providing IBAN, surname and first name of the account holder, you can issue us with a direct debit mandate. The voluntary additional information is also used for the execution of the direct debit man- date. If you do not provide us with the mandatory bank data, no direct debit will be made and you will have to arrange payment for the event elsewhere.

All data provided by you will be stored electronically. The resulting databases and applications may be maintained by IT service providers contracted by us. Failure to provide voluntary data will have no effect.

User account

You have the option to create a user account for our website.

When creating a user account, you will be asked to provide data records. The data fields marked with an asterisk are mandatory and are used to establish and execute the user agreement. The remaining data is voluntary.

Without providing your e-mail address Providing a password, we cannot authenticate the access data and offer a protected user account. Without providing your year of birth, we cannot verify whether we need your parents’ consent to set up the user account. Failure to provide the voluntary information will have no consequences.

Activities / Programmes / Projects

You can give us consent to use your email address to send you information about our activities. Without consent, we will not use your email address for this purpose. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. You can inform us of the revocation via any communication channel (e.g. letter, e-mail).

By registering for our website, you have given the following declaration:

“I agree that CLEAN-AFRICA e.V. informs me regularly about its activities by e-mail. I can revoke this consent at any time with effect for the future.”

Contact form

When using our contact form, which can be accessed via the link “Name of the link”, you will be asked to provide data records. The data fields marked with an asterisk are mandatory and are used to process your request. The remaining data is voluntary.

If you do not provide the mandatory data, you will not receive a reply from us. Failure to provide voluntary information will have no consequences.

Legal and contractual obligations

The provision of your data to us and the use of our contact form is neither contractually nor legally required.

Storage period and deletion of data

After completion of the contract, your data will be deleted, unless there are legal obligations to maintain. In this case, this data will be stored for up to 10 years. Your data will be blocked for any other use except for permissible postal advertising, if applicable.

The data you provide for your user account will be and remain stored until you or we cancel your user account.

The data you provide when using our contact form will then be deleted as soon as the communication has ended or your request has been completely clarified and this data has not been collected for contractual purposes at the same time. Communication regarding legal claims will be stored until the end of the statute of limitations.

Disclosure of your data

We will only pass on your data to third parties if we are entitled or obliged to do so by applicable law. The same applies if we receive your data from third parties.

Authorization also exists if third parties process the data on our behalf: If we do not carry out our business activities (e.g. operation of the website, participant support, data analysis and, if necessary, data cleansing) ourselves, but have them carried out by other companies, and these activities are connected with the processing of your data, we have previously contractually obligated these companies to use the data only for the purposes that are legally permitted to us. We are authorized to control these companies to this extent.

We pass on your name, e-mail address and – if specified – telephone number, to the respective project manager for the preparation and implementation of the events. This also includes contacting you in case of changes. These transmissions serve the fulfillment of the contract. For the transmission to authorities are based only in the case of a legal obligation.

Data security

We take all necessary technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal data from loss and misuse. For example, your data is stored in a secure operating environment that is not accessible to the public.

When you register for an event, your personal data is transmitted in encrypted form. In particular, we use SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption technology for this purpose. Please take into account that while we strive to create a secure and reliable website for users, third-party access cannot be 100% ruled out.

Please note that complete confidentiality and data security cannot be guaranteed when communicating by e-mail. We therefore recommend sending confidential information by post.

Your have rights (information, correction, blocking, deletion, objection, revocation, transfer, complaint)

You have the right to obtain information free of charge at any time about what data we have stored about you and for what purpose it is stored. Furthermore, you can object to the data processing and have your data transferred by us to someone else. In addition, you are entitled to correct incorrect data and to have data blocked or deleted if the storage is inadmissible or no longer necessary. In addition, you have the right to revoke any consent you have given with effect for the future. You can address your respective request to us by using the contact data mentioned in section 1.

In addition to the aforementioned rights, you also have the fundamental right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority.

In addition to the aforementioned rights, you also have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority.

Contact details of our data protection officer

The contact details of our data protection officer are: 


Erntedankweg 26

D-70619 Stuttgart


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Erntedankweg 26
D-70619 Stuttgart

Phone: + 49-711-6333294