Privacy Policy

Hereinafter we inform you about the nature, scope and purpose of the processing of your personal data when using our website at „“. Perso­nal data is any information that relates to an identi­fied or identifiable natural person.

1. Controller

The person responsible (“Controller”) within the meaning of the EU General Data Protection Regu­lation (GDPR) is the natural or legal person which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purpo­ses and means of the processing of personal data. Controller within the meaning of the GDPR for the personal data processed by this web site is

Forum for Active Philanthropy - inform inspire impact gGmbH,
Caroline-von-Humboldt-Weg 8, 10117 Berlin, Germany,
e-mail: info(at)

(hereinafter “we”).

2. When you visit our web site

When you visit our website, our server collects the following information from your device: browser type and version, operating system used, the visited web page location (URL) together with the pre­viously visited web page (referrer URL), IP address, and time of the page view.

We collect and process this data in order to ensure the trouble-free operation of our website and to detect, fend off and prosecute a misuse of our ser­vices. Furthermore, we use the collected data for statistical purposes to evaluate, for example, by which devices and browsers our web site is acces­sed in order to improve and adapt our offer to our visitors’ needs on an ongoing basis. This data pro­cessing is based on Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR.

We will delete the aforementioned data no later than twelve months after they have been collected.

3. Contacting us

If you send us a message by e-mail, we will save your message along with its sender details included (your name, e-mail address, and any additional information added by your e-mail client or the transferring servers).

This data processing is based on our legitimate interest to answer your request and handle possible follow-up requests from you (Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR). We will erase the information collected from your message no later than twelve months after the last communication with you on your request, subject to the provision in the following paragraph.

If you send us a message legally relevant for a contractual relationship with us, the legal basis for the processing is Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR, regardless of how you transmitted your message to us. In such a case, we will erase the data related to your message as soon as all mutual claims arising from the contractual relationship have been completely settled and the commercial and fiscal retention periods have expired.

4. Donations

When you pledge a donation using our online donation form, we process your name (including your preferred form of address), your mailing address, e-mail address, phone number and donation purpose. We do so in order to confirm your pledge by e-mail and provide you with a copy of the data received by us, to properly book your upcoming payment, to assign your payment to the specified purpose, and to issue a donation receipt. In case of any discrepancies, we would use your phone number or e-mail address to contact you. Upon receipt of a payment by bank transfer, we process the name of the transferring account holder, the account number (IBAN and BIC) and the purpose of the transfer. Legal basis for this data processing is Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR. We shall store this data until all retention periods under commercial and tax law to which we are subject have expired.

Furthermore, we use your e-mail address to keep you informed about the progress of the project funded by you, about future projects you might be interested in, and about our charitable work in general. We will continue using your e-mail address for this purpose until you object. Legal basis for this data processing is Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR.

5. Processors

For the operation of our website on the Internet, we use the hosting services of (René Münnich, Hauptstraße 68, 02742 Friedersdorf, Germany), domain services of united-domains AG (Gautinger Straße 10, 82319 Starnberg, Germany), statistics run by Wegewerk (wegewerk GmbH, Saarbrücker Straße 24, 10405 Berlin, Germany) and to display videos YoutTube/Google (Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland), who act as our Processors according to Article 28 GDPR.

For receiving, storing and dispatching e-mails we use the services of Salesforce ( EMEA Ltd., 100 New Bridge Street, London EC4V 6JA, United Kingdom) and Microsoft (Microsoft Ireland Operations Limited, One Microsoft Place, South County Business Park, Leopardstown, Dublin 18, Ireland), who act as our Processors according to Article 28 GDPR.

6. Your rights

With regard to your personal data we process, you have the following rights:

You have the right to obtain a confirmation from us as to whether we process personal data concerning you. If this is the case, we will inform you about the personal data stored about you and the further information in accordance with Article 15 (1) and (2) GDPR.

You have the right to have your inaccurate personal data rectified without undue delay. Taking into ac­count the purposes of processing, you also have the right to request the completion of incomplete per­sonal data, including by means of providing a sup­plementary statement.

You can demand the erasure of your personal data concerning you under the conditions of Article 17 (1) GDPR without undue delay, as far as their pro­cessing is not necessary according to Article 17 (3) GDPR.

You may demand that we restrict the processing of your data if one of the requirements of Article 18 (1) GDPR applies. In particular, you can request the restriction instead of an erasure.

We will communicate any rectification or erasure of your personal data and a restriction of process­ing to all recipients to whom we have disclosed your personal data, unless this proves impossible or involves a disproportionate effort. We will also in­form you about these recipients if you request it.

You have the right to receive the personal data which you provide to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. You may also request that we transmit the data to another control­ler without hindrance, where technically feasible.

As far as a data processing is based on your given consent, you have the right to, withdraw your con­sent at any time. The withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of the data processing ba­sed on consent before its withdrawal.

RIGHT TO OBJECT: ON GROUNDS RELAT­ING TO YOUR PARTICULAR SITUATION, YOU MAY, AT ANY TIME, OBJECT TO PRO­CESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA; this right applies to a processing, according to Artic­le 6 (1) (f) GDPR, necessary for the pur­poses of the legitimate interests pursued by us or by a third party, except where such interests are overridden by your interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject which require protection of personal data, in particu­lar where the data subject is a child. 
If you exercise your right to object, we will no longer process the personal data in question un­less we can demonstrate compelling legit­imate grounds for processing that override the inte­rests, rights and freedoms of you, or for the esta­blishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.


If you believe that the processing of your personal data is in breach of the GDPR, you may lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particula­r in the Member State of your habitual re­sidence, place of work or place of the alleged in­fringement. This does not exclude other administ­rative or judicial remedies.


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