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Tuesday, 18. January 2022

Privacy statement


We respect your right to privacy. This privacy policy seeks to provide you, as a user of this website, with information on the manner, extent, and purpose for collecting, using and processing of personal information (e.g. name, address, email address, telephone number, user behavior or IP address).

The data protection for this website is fully GDPR (EU General Data Protection Regulation) compliant.

We are committed to ensuring that data protection regulations are respected both by us and by any external service providers we use.

However, please be aware that data transfer via the internet is subject to security risks and, therefore, complete protection against third-party access to transferred data cannot be ensured.

Personal data is only collected and processed as far as:

  • This is necessary for the provision and functioning of this website.
  • You have given us permission to do so.
  • The collection and processing is required by law.

Personal data will not be disclosed to third parties, except:

  • In the course of order processing, the data is passed on to service providers with whom we have concluded a data processing contract (AV) in accordance with Art. 28 GDPR.
  • You explicitly consent to this.
  • We are required by court order to disclose.

Your personal data will be deleted or blocked as soon as:

  • The purpose of storage is eliminated.
  • No statutory regulations require storage.

As of: 24.05.2018

Responsible for data protection

International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War
European Affiliates
Homepage: www.ippnw.eu

Information about your rights to information, correction, deletion, cancellation etc. can be found at the end of this Data Protection Policy.

Accessed Data

Server log files

For technical reasons, your internet browser automatically transmits information to the server of our website providet. This information is stored in so-called log files, which collect the following information:

  • Date and time of your visit, including time zone
  • File or resource being accessed and amount of data transferred
  • Referrer URL
  • Your Internet Protocol (IP) address
  • Host name and operating system of your computer
  • Type, language and version of the browser

We use this information solely to generate usage statistics to ensure safe and stable operation of the web server. This is our and our website provider’s legitimate interest when collecting, storing and processing data.

This data will not be disclosed to any third party.

This data is stored separately from any personal information you may have provided, thereby making it impossible to connect it to any particular person.

We reserve the right to evaluate this data in detail, if we have concrete evidence suggesting unlawful use of the services offered.

These data are automatically deleted at regular intervals. The data is retained for: 10 days

Provider and Server Location

We operate this website with a hosting service provider with whom we have a GDPR compliant data processing contract. This stipulates the following:

  • website and user personal data will only be stored and processed within the EU.
  • all data will be stored and processed in accordance with the provisions of the GDPR.
  • In accordance with the state of the art, technicians and personnel must take preventive measures to prevent data loss.

The server of this website is located in Germany.


This website does not use "Cookies".

Contact forms / e-mail

If you contact us via forms or e-mail, we will save and process your information. If necessary, this could also include your IP address and mail log files. The storage and processing of this data is solely in order to facilitate communication with you and to prevent misuse of communication channels.

The information you provide, including your personal data, will be further processed and answered exclusively by appropriately instructed staff. If we choose to employ subcontractors, your data may also be forwarded to them, but only if they have signed a GDPR compliant processing contract with us.

The personal information you have provided will be deleted if when it is no longer required to process your request and there are no more legal retention requirements.

All other collected data will be deleted automatically. The retention period is: 10 days

Audience measurement

Our website uses analysis software for statistical evaluation and measurement of website visits and their range. We evaluate this information to optimize our website and its content.


Our website uses the open source software Piwik / Matomo. The following data is processed: version and type of browser you use; the operating system you use; language and country settings; date and time of the calls; the number and duration of visits; and links followed on the website. The IP address of the users is made anonymous before being saved.

The data stored by the Piwik / Matomo software is stored locally on our webserver and will not be transferred to other servers or passed on to third parties.

You can disable anonymous data collection by Piwik / Matomo at any time. Click on the link below. Through a so-called opt-out cookie Piwik / Matomo recognizes that no more session data should be collected. If you delete your cookies and, thus, the opt-out cookie, you enable data to be collected again.

These data are automatically deleted at regular intervals. The storage period is: 24 months

YouTube Videos

YouTube videos are embedded on our website that are stored on the Google Server in the USA (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043).

Google is certified with the Privacy Shield agreement and guarantees to uphold European rights on data protection (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active).

More information on Google’s conditions for use, data protection and opt-out options can be found here:

Newsletter subscription, mailing and cancellation


The data you enter on the registration form when subscribing the newsletter (email address, name) will be transmitted to us. We store this data solely for the purpose of sending the newsletter and will not pass this data on to a third party or person.

Double Opt-In

When you register we will reply with a mail asking for confirmation of registration (double opt-in).

Should you wish to change the information you have provided us after the fact, then please click on a link for this purpose at the bottom of every newsletter.


We send out the IPPNW European Newsletter max. 6 times a year. In the newsletter we provide information on events and activities of IPPNW affiliates in Europe.

In some cases, newsletter subscribers will be referred to the web page news.ippnw.de, for instance if they click on the link to view the newsletter online. In this way, possible problems caused by email programs in the way they display the newsletter can be overcome.


You can cancel your subscription at any time by revoking your consent. There is a link for this purpose at the bottom of every newsletter.

Your rights as a user


You have the right pursuant to Art. 7 GDPR to revoke your consent to the storage and processing of your personal data with future effect.


As a user, you have the right under Art. 15 GDPR to receive, upon request, free of charge information about personal data stored about you.


Furthermore, as a user, you have the right under Art. 16 GDPR to complete or correct any incorrect data that has been stored about you.


Insofar as there is no legal obligation to retain data, under Art. 17 GDPR you have the right to have personal data stored about you deleted ("Right to be forgotten").


Furthermore, you have the right according to Art. 18 GDPR to restrict the processing of personal data stored about you.


As a user, you can object to the future processing of your data in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR at any time.

Contact Person

International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War
European Affiliates
Homepage: www.ippnw.eu


According to Art.77 of the GDPR, you have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority if your personal information has not been processed correctly by us.