Privacy Policy

Processing information about identified or identifiable people (personal data) on is in line with the legal policies of data privacy laws, in particular the EU General Data privacy regulations (DS-GVO) and the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG). In accordance with articles 13, 14 and 21 DS-GVO, we hereby inform you about the processing of personal data and the people‘s rights to whom this data relates („data subjects“?). For further definitions we refer you to Article 4 DS-GVO. 

Responsibility of Data Processing

Deutsches Jugendinstitut e. V.

Nockherstr. 2
81541 München
Phone: +49 89 62306-0
E-Mail: info (at)

Legal Representatives (Board of Management)

Prof. Dr. Thomas Rauschenbach, Astrid Fischer

Data Privacy Official

Phone: +49 (0) 89 62306-127
E-Mail: datenschutz (at)

Trägerverein Transferagentur Kommunales Bildungsmanagement Niedersachsen e.V.

Am Schölerberg 1

49082 Osnabrück

Legal Representatives (Board of Management)

Chairperson: Anna Kebschull

Deputy Chairperson: Heiner Hoffmeister

Management: Michael Fedler


Data Privacy Official

Martina Heuer (Landkreis Osnabrück)
Phone: +49 (0) 541 501-3075


Responsibilities and Contact Points

The website (hereinafter: "website") is operated by Deutsches Jugendinstitut (DJI) for the project "Education - Sustainability - Municipality ESD Competence Center for Process Monitoring and Evaluation (BiNaKom)".

Funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, the project is implemented by three partners: Deutsches Jugendinstitut e.V., Trägerverein Kommunales Bildungsmanagement Niedersachsen e.V. and Helmholtz Zentrum für Umweltforschung GmbH (UFZ Leipzig).

The direct point of contact for further enquiries about the website and the exercise of data subjects' rights is the project management at Deutsches Jugendinstitut. In order to swiftly handle enquiries, we kindly ask you to include the project title along with your request.

Project Management at Deutsches Jugendinstitut:

Dr. Jörg Eulenberger

Deutsches Jugendinstitut Außenstelle Halle
Franckeplatz 1
Haus 12/13 06110 Halle
Phone: +49 (0) 345 68178-100

Purpose and Scope of Processing

The personal data processed when visiting the website depends largely on the type of the accessed content. If necessary, please also refer to the data privacy notices of the institutions involved in the project.

  • Data Privacy Statement Deutsches Jugendinstitut
  • Data Privacy Statement Trägerverein Transferagentur Kommunales Bildungsmanagement Niedersachsen e.V. 
  • Data Privacy Statement Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung GmbH


Provision of the Website and Web Hosting

The website is hosted, technically and editorially maintained by service providers on behalf of the Deutsches Jugendinstitut. Whenever the website is accessed, general Internet traffic data of the users is processed. This is necessary in order to make the website available to the users. The information is stored in log files to ensure the security of the operation and to eliminate possible errors. Log files are processed separately from other data and are not disclosed to unauthorized third parties. They are stored for a maximum of 7 days by the service provider for hosting reasons. By visitng an Internet site, the following information is processed: 

  • IP address
  • Internet browser type and version
  • Operating system used
  • Pages accessed or files requested by the user
  • Date and time of server request
  • Page previously visited by the user (Internet referrer)
  • Amount of data sent


The legal foundations for processing this data:

  • Art. 6 para. 1 lit. e DS-GVO (exercising of public interests)

Service providers and other recipents of this data:

  • Hosting by Netcup GmbH | | Data Privacy Policy
  • Technical support by leanlabs Agentur für digitale Medien GmbH | | Data Privacy Policy


Contact and Contact Forms

To get in touch, please send a message to those involved in the ESD Competence Center by e-mail or by using contact form on the website. E-mails to the doain "" and messages from the contact form are retrieved by employees at Deutsches Jugendinstitut and at Leanlabs and they are, if necessary, forwarded to the responsible points in the project network. The purpose of processing personal data is to handle inquiries. The personal data will be deleted once it is no longer required for the fulfillment of the tasks or retained in accordance with the applicable regulations for the necessity of record keeping. 

Sensitive content can be communicated in encrypted form by encrypting it with a suitable zip program and then transmitting it by e-mail (e.g. 7-Zip). The password for decrypting the content should be communicated to the responsible employees via a different communication channel (e.g. by telephone). 

When using the contact form, the following information that contain personal data may be processed:

  • First name
  • Surname
  • Name of the institution/company (optional)
  • E-mail address
  • Type request
  • Message

The legal foundations for processing this data are:

- Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DS-GVO (fulfillment of contract and pre-contractual enquiries). 

- Art. 6 para. 1 lit. e DS-GVO (safeguarding public interests). 

Service provider and other recipients of this data are:

- E-mail hosting by Netcup GmbH | | Data Privacy Policy



Cookies are small text files that are stored on the end device of the data subjects in order to store information about the website visit of users. Technically necessary cookies are used on the website to ensure the secure operation and functionality of the website ("session cookies"). Session cookies are deleted at the latest once the browser is closed. Furthermore, session cookies can be blocked or deleted via the browser settings, although the functionality of the website may then be limited.


Website Analysis with Matomo

Based on your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 a DSGVO) our website uses the web analytics tool Matomo. Matomo uses "cookies", which are text files stored on your computer that enable an analysis regarding website usage. For this purpose, the usage information generated by the cookie (including your shortened IP address) is transmitted to our server and stored for usage analysis purposes, which helps optimizing the website on our part. Your IP address is immediately rendered anonymous during this process, so that you as a user remain anonymous to us. The information generated by the cookie about your individual use of this website will not be passed on to third parties. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser, however please be aware that if you this, you may not be able to use the full tunctionality of this website. 

You are able to decide here whether a unique web analytics cookie may be placed in your browser to enable the website operator the collection and analysis of various statistical data. If you wish to opt out, please untick the box in the following line. This will place the Matomo deactivation cookie in your browser. 

You are able to precent actions you take here from being analysed and linked up. This will protect your privacy, but will also prevent the website owner from learning about your actions and improving the usability for you and other users. 

Visiting this website is currently recorded by Matomo web analytics. Uncheck this box for opt-out.



Data Subjects Rights

With regards to the Deutsches Jugendinstitut data subjects generally are entitled to:

- Right of disclosure (Art. 15 DS-GVO)

- Right to rectification (Art. 16 DS-GVO)

- Right to erasure (Art. 17 DS-GVO)

- Right to restriction of processing (Art. 18 DS-GVO)

- Right to data portability (Art. 20 DS-GVO)

- Right to objection (Art. 21 DS-GVO)

Insofar as the processing of personal data is based on consent, the consent given can be revoked at any time with effect for the future in accordance with Art. 7 DS-GVO.

According to Article 22 of the GDPR, data subjects are entitled not to be subject to decisions based exclusively on automated processing. The refusal or revocation of consent does not result in any disadvantages for the data subjects. Furthermore, data subjects are entitled to complain at a data privacy supervisory authority pursuant to Art. 77 DS-GVO.

Changes to the Data Privacy Policy

This website is continuously revised. The data privacy policy will be adapted as soon as this is necessary due to the data processing on the website. Please inform yourself regularly about the contents of the data privacy statement. If an act of cooperation or an individual notification is required, the relevant data subjects will be informed by the person responsible.

18th December 2020