Privacy policy

1. Contact details of the data protection officers of the Foundation Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe
For questions regarding the processing of your personal data by the Foundation Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe and the exercise of your rights under the General Data Protection Regulation, please contact the Data Protection Officer of the Foundation Memorial as follows:

Foundation Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe
Mr Cicchi
– Data Protection Officer –
Georgenstraße 23
D – 10117 Berlin
Phone: 030 26 39 43 31
Email: datenschutz [at]

The data protection officer is exclusively responsible for data protection issues.

2. Purpose and legal basis for the processing of data
The protection of your personal data is important to us. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection declaration. The use of our offers is usually possible without providing personal data. Insofar as personal data (e.g. name, address or e-mail addresses) is collected on our website, this is always done on a voluntary basis as far as possible. You can object to the storage of your data at any time.
Data processing is carried out in compliance with statutory retention periods on the basis of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) and the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG).
The Foundation processes personal data for the following purposes:

  • Sending newsletters by prior registration
  • Booking of educational offers (contact in advance, preparation of the offer, sending of invoices)
  • Processing of information requests
  • in the case of procurement

3. How will your data be processed?
The Foundation uses IT-supported procedures for data processing. We use technical and organizational security measures to protect your data against unintentional or unauthorized use, loss/destruction or alteration.

4. Which categories of personal data are processed?
The Foundation processes the following personal data: name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, company or establishment name.
For the preparation of educational offers, we also ask for the age level of participants and their previous knowledge, or special background, if the knowledge is necessary for the implementation of the educational offer.
Bank details are only collected by us if a remittance is necessary.

5. How long will personal data be stored?
We will only retain your personal data for as long as and as far as you use our services. As soon as you have unsubscribed or revoked your consent, we will immediately delete your personal data, unless your temporary further processing is necessary for the preservation of evidence within the framework of the statute of limitations.

6. Your rights as a data subject
In order to effectively protect your personal data, data protection law grants you a number of rights that you can assert before the Federal Court of Justice:

  • Information on processing (Article 15 GDPR)
  • Correction of incorrect data (Article 16 GDPR)
  • Deletion of data no longer needed (Article 17 GDPR)
  • Restriction of processing (Article 18 GDPR)
  • Data portability (Article 20 GDPR)
  • Opposition to processing (Article 21 GDPR)

7. Right to appeal
We take the protection of your personal data seriously and you can contact the Foundation Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe at any time with your concerns.
In addition, you are free to contact the competent supervisory authority with a complaint:
The Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information
Husarenstraße 30
53117 Bonn
E-mail: poststelle [at]

8. Special Information on Data Protection
The server log files
Your internet browser automatically transmits data to our web server when you access our website for technical reasons. These include the date and time of access, URL of the referring web page, retrieved file, browser type and version, operating system, and ip address. This data is stored separately from other data that you enter as part of the use of our offer. We cannot assign this data to a specific person. It will not be passed on to third parties. The data is deleted regularly within one week. We reserve the right to check this data retrospectively if we become aware of concrete indications of illegal use.

This website uses the web analysis service AWStats. AWStats uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of your use of the website. For this purpose, the information generated by the cookie about the use of this website is stored on our server. . The stored data will be evaluated exclusively for statistical purposes. We count e.B. the monthly number of visitors. The IP address is anonymized before storage. You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly. It is technically excluded that you can be drawn back on your individual surfing behaviour. A transfer to third parties, also in excerpts, does not take place. All data collected via awStats is stored on our own server and transferred nowhere.

WPML uses cookies to determine the visitor’s current language, the most recently visited language, and the language of the users who have logged in.

We use cookies (small text file with visit information that is temporarily stored on your hard drive). Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They will be deleted automatically after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. The cookies used are used anonymously. They are not used to investigate your personal usage behavior or to influence your selection of the content we offer. Most browsers are set to automatically accept cookies. However, you can disable the storage of cookies or set your browser to notify you as soon as cookies are sent and you can refuse to store these cookies.

SSL encryption
This site uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as the requests you send to us as a site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection by changing the address line of the browser from “http://” to “https://” and by the lock icon in your browser line. If SSL encryption is enabled, the data you submit to us cannot be read by third parties.

Zoom video conferencing system for teaching digital education

For what purpose do you want your data to be processed?
Processing is required to use Zoom, as a video conferencing platform, to conduct online events and online education.

What is the legal basis for processing?
The processing is based on your consent.

What personal data will be processed when participating in a Zoom video conference?
When participating in a Zoom video conference without a personal user account, metadata about the conference is processed: topic, description (optional), IP number of the participant and information about the device used. When using the IM chat in Zoom, the chat content is the subject of processing.

Who has access to your personal data?
The Foundation Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe has access to the created user accounts. All participants in a video conference have access to video conferencing and IM chat content in the sense of seeing, listening and reading. The provider has access to the processed data as part of the order processing.

To whom will your data be transmitted?
Zoom Video Communications, Inc., operating the Zoom Video Conferencing Platform, processes your personal data on our behalf. This means that it may only use it in accordance with our instructions and for our purposes and not for its own purposes, i.e. neither for advertising nor to third parties.

How long will your data be stored?
We do not store any personal information in connection with the use of Zoom. Video conferencing and IM chats are not recorded and stored. The contents of IM chats are deleted as soon as a conference room is closed.