Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the Benckiser Stiftung Zukunft website “www.benckiser-stiftung.org” and for your interest in our foundation. We are firmly committed to protecting your personal data during use of our web pages and therefore want to explain to you why we collect data, which data we collect and for what purpose.

Collection, processing and use of personal data:
When you visit the pages of the Benckiser Stiftung Zukunft website, related data (such as the date and time of your visit, the web page from which you accessed our site, visited pages, type and operating system of your web browser, as well as your IP address) are temporarily stored in a log file. The storage of these so-called server log data is technically required for the provision of our services. These data are analyzed for statistical purposes, and you remain an anonymous single user in these statistics.

Unless stated otherwise, data submitted when you submit an inquiry, application, grant request, or order are stored electronically until further notice and used to process your request. Personal data collected during visits of the web pages of Benckiser Stiftung Zukunft are used solely for processing your request and are not passed to third parties.

Google Analytics:
Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", i.e. text files which are stored on your computer and that enable an analysis of your use of this website. The information generated by the cookie on your use of this website is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

However, our website uses the function “IP anonymization” so that Google will shorten your IP address within the domain of the member states of the EU and/ or other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. On behalf of the website operator, Google uses this information to analyze your use of the website in order to compile reports on website activities for us and provide further services connected with website and Internet use to the website operator. Google will not create a connection between your IP address and other data stored by Google.

You may prevent the storage of cookies by adjusting your browser settings accordingly. We wish to point out, however, that in such case you may not be able to fully use all functions of our website. Furthermore, you may prevent the transmission to and processing by Google of the data generated by the cookie in relation to your use of the website (including your IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plugin provided under tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

For more information on Google Analytics please visit support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de on the Google website.

Your right to information, correction, blocking, deletion and objection:
You have the right to request information about the personal data which we store about you and to demand the correction, deletion or blocking of any incorrect personal data. In order to exercise these rights, please send an email to mail[at]benckiser-stiftung.org

You have the right to object to the creation of pseudonymous profiles about your use of this website. In order to exercise this right, please use the technical solution (browser plugin) as described above. Should you have any questions about this, please send us an email to the above described email address.