Privacy notice 

Responsible authority

Ecologic Institut gemeinnützige GmbH
 Pfalzburger Strasse 43/44
 D - 10717 Berlin

Director: Dr. Camilla Bausch
Data Protection Officer: David Reichwein

Data Collection and Processing

Every time you access one of our websites your browser automatically transfers specific information to us. This data serves the purpose of system security, statistics and the technical and content administration of our website. This includes information on your browser type, your operating system, your IP address, date and time of the page view and the Ecologic websites that you visited. This data will neither be assigned to a specific person nor consolidated with other data sources.
 Your personal data (i.e. your name, address, telephone number, IP address) will only be collected in case you deliberately and voluntarily submit such information, for example as part of a request or registration. Personal data will only be collected if this is required from a technical or organisational perspective. The personal data submitted by you will only be used for the pre-assigned purpose, it will never be published nor passed on to third parties. This particularly refers to the signing up to events via an online form. You can object to the use of your personal data at any time with future effect, please use the form to contact us regarding this issue.


We use "cookies" on our website; these are small text files that your internet browser stores locally on the access device you use. If a user visits a website, a cookie may be stored on the user's operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic string that enables a unique identification of the browser when the website is called up again. We use cookies to make our website more user-friendly. Some elements of our website require that the calling browser can be identified even after a page change. The cookies also store information on web statistics, especially if you wish to be excluded from the statistical recording (see section "Matomo Web Analytics"). The user data collected by technically necessary cookies are not used to create user profiles. You can manually delete set cookies at any time in the settings of your Internet browser or deactivate the use of cookies altogether. Please note that if all cookies are disabled, individual websites may not function properly.


If you want to receive the newsletter offered on our websites, you will have to fill in the online form. You can at any time with future effect revoke your consent given to the storage of your e-mail address and the sending of the newsletter, please contact us at [email protected].

Right to Information, Objection and Appeal

You have the right to be given information on your personal data stored by us at any time. You also have the right to the rectification of false data, blocking and cancellation. You can also object to the use of your personal data at any time with future effect, please use the form below to contact us regarding this issue. You also have the right to file a complaint with the responsible supervisory authority if you believe that your data have been processed unlawfully. If applicable, you may also assert your right to data portability.


Ecologic Institut gemeinnützige GmbH
David Reichwein
Data Protection Officer

Pfalzburger Strasse 43/44, D - 10717 Berlin
Phone: +49 30 86880 195
Fax: +49 30 86880 100

Email: please use the following form to contact us, alternatively you can send an email to . In this case, please use the public PGP key (fingerprint: 5544 627B D369 754F B0B7 E62D 2308 6EC0 7142 CE26) for encrypted e-mail traffic.

Information on data processing in connection with Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Ireland limited. If the data controller on this website is located outside the European Economic Area or Switzerland, Google Analytics data processing is carried out by Google LLC. Google LLC and Google Ireland Limited are hereinafter referred to as "Google". When Google Analytics is used, the data processing is technically provided by Jimdo. In this respect, reference is hereby made to Jimdo's privacy policy. Jimdo GmbH (Jimdo GmbH, Stresemannstrasse 375, 22761 Hamburg [email protected]) and the operator of this website are jointly responsible for data processing in connection with Google Analytics on this website.

Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server and stored there.

Google Analytics is used exclusively with the extension "_anonymizeIp()" on this website. This extension ensures anonymisation of the IP address by shortening it and excludes any direct personal reference. The extension means that the IP address is shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The IP address transmitted by the corresponding browser within the scope of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

On behalf of Jimdo and the site operator, Google will use the information collected 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 to Jimdo and the site operator (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO). The legitimate interest in the data processing lies in the optimisation of this website, the analysis of the use of the website and the adaptation of the content, which is made possible by the provision of Jimdo's statistics functions. The interests of the users are sufficiently protected by the pseudonymisation.

Google LLC. offers a guarantee based on the standard contractual clauses to maintain an appropriate level of data protection. The data sent and linked to cookies, user IDs (e.g. user ID) or advertising IDs are automatically deleted after 50 months. The deletion of data whose retention period has been reached takes place automatically once a month.

The collection by Google Analytics can be prevented by the site visitor adjusting the cookie settings for this website. The collection and storage of the IP address and the data generated by cookies can also be objected to at any time with effect for the future. The corresponding browser plug-in can be downloaded and installed at the following link:

The site visitor can prevent the collection by Google Analytics on this website by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set which will prevent future collection of data when visiting this website.

If link clicked: The site visitor has objected to the collection of data using Google Analytics on this website.

For more information on Google's terms of use and data protection, please see the Google Analytics terms and conditions or the Google Analytics overview.

In accordance with the relevant legislation and the GDPR, site visitors have certain rights in relation to their personal data processed via this Google Analytics data processing. In particular, he has a right to information, rectification, data portability or deletion of his data and a right to data portability. The site visitor also has the right to object to certain processing of their data. In order to exercise these data subject rights with regard to Google Analytics data processing on this site, a data subject (site visitor) may contact Jimdo (Jimdo GmbH [email protected]) or the site operator at any time.