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Privacy policy

AWO International takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection declaration.


We are pleased about your interest in our work and your visit to our website www.awointernational.de. AWO International takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations. With this data protection declaration we would like to inform you about the type, scope, purpose and processing of your personal data and your data protection rights.

As a rule, it is possible to use our website without providing personal data. As far as personal data (e.g. name, address or e-mail address) is collected on our website, this is always done on a voluntary basis, as far as possible. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent. We would like to point out that data transmission on the Internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) can have security gaps. A complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.

Responsible in the sense of the data protection laws:

AWO International e. V.
Ingrid Lebherz, Management
Blücherstr. 62/63
10961 Berlin

Phone: +49 (0)30 25292 771
Fax: +49 (0)30 25292 571
Mail: mailprotect me ?!awointernationalprotect me ?!.de 

Register court: Amtsgericht Berlin-Charlottenburg
Registration number: 95 VR 21789 Nz

If you have any questions regarding the processing of personal data and the subject of data protection, you can contact us at any time at the above contact address, telephone number and email.

Your rights as a data subject

As a data subject, you are entitled to numerous rights:

  • The right to information: You can obtain information about your personal data at any time. (Art. 15 DSGVO)
  • The right to have incorrect or incomplete personal data corrected (Art. 16 DSGVO)
  • The right of cancellation or a right to be "forgotten":  (Art. 17 DSGVO)
  • The right to restrict the processing of personal data (Art. 18 DSGVO)
  • Right to data transferability (Art. 20 DSGVO)

Collection of personal data on our website

When you visit our website, general information and data are automatically collected. This information is stored in server log files and includes, for example, the browser type and version used, the operating system used, the date and time of access to the website, the IP address, the referrer URL (the previously visited page) and other similar data. As a rule, we cannot assign this data to specific persons.

This data and information is necessary for the correct delivery of the website. We use this anonymously collected data for statistical evaluation in order to improve and optimise the services offered on our website.


On our website we partly use so-called "cookies". These are small text files that are created by a web server and stored on your computer system via your browser. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly and individual. Cookies do not cause any damage and do not contain viruses.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your end device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser the next time you visit us.

You can set your browser to inform you about the setting of cookies and to allow cookies only in individual cases, to exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general, and to activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. If you deactivate cookies, the functionality of this website may be limited.

Contact by form and e-mail

If you contact us by e-mail or contact form, we will save all the information and contact data you provide for the purpose of processing your enquiry and for possible follow-up questions. These details will not be passed on to third parties.

Online donations

On our website you have the opportunity to support the work of AWO International with a one-time or regular online donation. In order to ensure the legality of the payment process, at least your name and e-mail address must be provided. If you want to receive a donation receipt, you must also provide your postal address. Depending on the payment method, additional information may be required. These details will be forwarded to the corresponding financial service provider:

Technical and organisational measures

In order to protect your data effectively, we take all technical and organizational possibilities. The data exchange on our website is encrypted using HTTPS (Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure). All employees of AWO International have undertaken to handle personal data confidentially. We have concluded a contract for commissioned data processing with all service providers who process personal data in any form in order to guarantee the protection of your data.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google"). 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 is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information 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 the website operator.

You can prevent the storage of all cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser software. However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this and other websites to their full extent. You can also prevent the transmission 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 plugin.


Cookie consent

AWO International e.V. uses cookies to ensure the smooth functioning of our platform (technically necessary cookies). In addition, we ask for your consent to the use of cookies for analysis purposes and improvement of the platform (statistical cookies).