WWF Germany takes the protection of personal data very seriously. For this reason, we would like to inform users of our website about which data is stored and how this data is used.
A Civil Law Foundation
Phone: 030 311777-0
Fax: 030 311777-199
Additional details can be found on WWF Germany Legal Notice page.
Data Protection Officer
If you have any questions regarding the processing of your personal data, you can contact our Data Protection Officer in writing.
Data Protection Officer
Phone: 030 311777-0
Rights of Data Subjects and Right of Appeal to a Supervisory Authority
You have the right to receive information about your stored data from WWF at no cost.
The following rights apply:
- Right of access to information – The right to know what data was collected and how it was processed
- Right of data correction – The right to request the modification of personal data if it is not up to date
- Right to data erasure – The right to have personal data deleted
- Right to restrict processing – The right to limit the processing of personal data
- Right to data portability – The right to transfer personal data directly from one system to another (in machine-readable form)
- Right of objection – The right to revoke the consent given or to object to the processing of personal data (for example, in case of legitimate interest).
Complaints against WWF Germany may be submitted to the supervisory authorities.
The entity responsible for WWF Germany is:
Berlin Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information
In order to make your visit to our website attractive and to enable the use of certain functions, we use so-called cookies on several pages. These are small text files that are stored on your device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted at the end of the browser session, i.e. after closing your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your device and enable us or our partner to recognize your browser on your next visit (persistent cookies). You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and decide individually whether to accept them or to exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general. The failure to accept cookies may limit the functionality of our website.
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Absolutely necessary cookies are required so that you can navigate a website and use its functions. Without these cookies, certain features, such as actions during a visit (ex: text input), cannot be guaranteed even when navigating between website pages.
Functional cookies enable a website to store information already provided (ex: user name, language selection or your current location) and improve the user’s ability to offer personal features. These cookies collect anonymous information and cannot track your movements on other websites.
Performance cookies collect information about the use of a website – for example, which pages visitors visit most frequently and whether they receive error messages from a page. These cookies do not store any information that would allow the user to be identified. The information collected is summarized and made anonymous. These cookies are used exclusively to improve the performance of a website and thus its user-friendliness.
Cookies for marketing purposes are used for the purpose of target-oriented advertising relevant to the user and adapted to the user’s interests. They are also used to limit the frequency of an ad and to measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns. They record whether you have visited a website or not. This information may be distributed to third parties (ex: advertisers). To improve targeting and advertising, cookies are often linked to third-party functions.
We use Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. “(“Google”), for the demand-oriented design of web offers. WWF Germany only receives evaluations of data without any personal reference.
Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate the use of the website by users, to compile reports about website activities and to provide the website operator with further services associated with the use of the website and the Internet. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if this is required by law or if third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.