Privacy Policy
Privacy Policy

The responsibility for the data processing lies with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH.

Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 32 + 36, 53113 Bonn
Dag-Hammarskjöld-Weg 1–5, 65760 Eschborn


Contact of the controller for data protection:

Information on the processing of data
General information

The work in the Partnership is supported by the Partnership Secretariat. On behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the Partnership Secretariat is hosted by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH.

The GIZ is a public-benefit federal enterprise for international cooperation. We work as a federal enterprise under private law. Our aim is to achieve the development-policy objective of improving the living conditions of people worldwide and conserving the natural resources on which livelihoods depend.

Website Analytics

Website Analytics

The Partnership for Sustainable Textiles uses Matomo ( to analyse usage data. Every time a user accesses the website and every time a file is called up, data on this process is temporarily stored and processed in a log file. Prior to storage, each data record is made anonymous by changing the IP address.

When individual pages are called up, so-called temporary session cookies are used to facilitate navigation. Cookies are small text files that are stored locally in the cache of the Internet browser of the page visitor. These session cookies contain no personal data and expire at the end of the session.

Techniques such as Java applets or Active-X controls, which make it possible to understand the access behavior of users, are not used.

The processing of the data takes place on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 f) EU-DSGVO with the legitimate interest of the usage analysis for the improvement of the website.

Es besteht die Möglichkeit des Widerspruchs gegen die Verarbeitung der Nutzerdaten zur Analyse des Nutzerverhaltens. Unter dem unten aufgeführten Link haben Sie die Möglichkeit, die Erhebung der Nutzerdaten zu deaktivieren.

Notes on the opposition

For this purpose, a cookie is stored on the end device, which prevents the collection of user data when visiting this offer. The cookie must be stored on every terminal device used to ensure that the objection is effective. Since the cookie is stored in the respective browser (Internet program), the cookie must be stored in each browser if several browsers are used on one terminal (e.g. Internet Explorer, Chrome, Mozilla Firefox). It should also be noted that if all cookies are deleted, the objection cookie is also deleted and must then be stored again.

Contact Form

When using the contact form, salutation, surname, first name, e-mail address and, if applicable, your postal address are processed. The processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 b EU-DSGVO for the purpose of receiving the request formulated in the contact form.

There is no transmission of data to third parties.

Data is transmitted to GIZ using an SSL-encrypted connection, which makes it significantly more difficult for unauthorised persons to intercept it.

Other Inquiries

Postal and e-mail addresses as well as other information provided in connection with enquiries or orders for information material will be used exclusively for correspondence or mailing.

Social Media

The Textiles Partnership uses Twitter and LinkedIn. There are no plug-ins on this website that forward data directly to the companies mentioned. If you click on links to the social media channels, you will be directed to their websites. The privacy policy of the respective company applies there. You can read them here: or


This website uses cookies, i.e. small files with short texts for technical processing. Without cookies, for example if they have been deactivated in the browser, it is not possible to use this website to its full extent. These session cookies are used for user analysis (see above). They do not contain any personal data and expire at the end of the session.

Recipients of personal data

Data are not passed on to third parties.

As a general principle, data will not be transmitted to third states.

Reference to user rights

You are entitled to:

- to object to data processing,

- enquire about your personal data and its processing

- to have this corrected if necessary, or to request restriction of processing or the erasure of the data

The data will then be erased.

If you have any questions or complaints about this website, please contact the GIZ data protection officer (see contact information provided above). You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the responsible data protection supervisory authority. The responsible authority in this case is the German Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (BfDI).