The responsible body within the meaning of data protection laws, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is the board of Visions for Children e.V. –


You can exercise the following rights at any time using the contact details provided:

You can contact the supervisory authority responsible for you at any time with a complaint. Your competent supervisory authority depends on the federal state of your place of residence, your work or the suspected violation. A list of supervisory authorities (for the non-public sector) with addresses can be found at


We adhere to the principles of data avoidance and data economy. We therefore only store your personal data for as long as is necessary to achieve the purposes stated here or as provided for by the various storage periods stipulated by law. After the respective purpose has ceased to exist or these periods have expired, the corresponding data will be routinely blocked or deleted in accordance with the statutory provisions.


We only process your personal data for the purposes stated in this privacy policy. Your personal data will not be transferred to third parties for purposes other than those mentioned. We only pass on your personal data to third parties if:


When you access our website, information of a general nature is automatically collected by means of a cookie. This information (server log files) includes, for example, the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your Internet service provider and similar. This is exclusively information that does not allow any conclusions to be drawn about your person.

This information is technically necessary in order to correctly deliver the website content requested by you and is mandatory when using the Internet. They are processed for the following purposes in particular:

The processing of your personal data is based on our legitimate interest from the aforementioned purposes for data collection. We do not use your data to draw conclusions about your person. The recipients of the data are only the controller and, if applicable, the processor.

Anonymous information of this kind may be processed by us. statistically evaluated in order to optimize our website and the technology behind it.


When registering for the use of our personalized services, some personal data is collected, such as name, address, contact and communication data such as telephone number and e-mail address. If you are registered with us, you can access content and services that we only offer to registered users. Registered users also have the option of changing or deleting the data provided during registration at any time. Of course, we will also provide you with information about the personal data we have stored about you at any time. We will also be happy to correct or delete these at your request, provided there are no statutory retention obligations to the contrary. To contact us in this context, please use the contact details provided in this privacy policy.


To protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption methods (e.g. SSL) via HTTPS.


On the basis of your express consent, we will regularly send you our newsletter or similar information by e-mail to the e-mail address you have provided.

Our newsletters contain information about our association’s work, the status of our projects, our campaigns, events and publications. In particular, this may include references to blog posts, lectures or workshops, our services or online presences. The newsletter is sent out at most once a month, but at least quarterly.

To receive the newsletter, it is sufficient to enter your e-mail address. When you register to receive our newsletter, the data you provide will be used exclusively for this purpose. Subscribers can also be informed by e-mail about circumstances that are relevant to the service or registration (for example, changes to the newsletter offer or technical circumstances).

We require a valid e-mail address for effective registration. We use the “double opt-in” procedure to check that a registration is actually made by the owner of an e-mail address. For this purpose, we log the newsletter order, the sending of a confirmation e-mail and the receipt of the reply requested. No further data is collected. The data will be used exclusively for sending the newsletter and will not be passed on to third parties.

You can revoke your consent to the storage of your personal data and its use for sending the newsletter at any time. At the same time, your consent to its sending via CleverReach and the statistical analyses will expire. Unfortunately, it is not possible to revoke the sending via CleverReach or the statistical analysis separately.

There is a corresponding link in every newsletter. You can also unsubscribe directly on this website at any time or inform us of your wish to do so using the contact option provided in this privacy policy.


This website uses CleverReach to send newsletters. The provider is CleverReach GmbH & Co. KG, Mühlenstr. 43, 26180 Rastede. CleverReach is a service that can be used to organize and analyze the sending of newsletters. The data you enter for the purpose of receiving the newsletter (e.g. e-mail address) will be stored on CleverReach’s servers in Germany or Ireland.

Our newsletters sent with CleverReach enable us to analyze the behavior of newsletter recipients. Among other things, it is possible to analyze how many recipients have opened the newsletter message and how often which link in the newsletter was clicked on. Conversion tracking can also be used to analyze whether a predefined action (e.g. purchase of a product on our website) has taken place after clicking on the link in the newsletter. Further information on data analysis by CleverReach newsletters can be found at:

The data processing takes place on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR). You can revoke this consent at any time by unsubscribing from the newsletter. The legality of the data processing operations already carried out remains unaffected by the revocation.

If you do not want CleverReach to analyze your data, you must unsubscribe from the newsletter. We provide a link for this purpose in every newsletter message. You can also unsubscribe from the newsletter directly on the website.

The data you provide us with for the purpose of subscribing to the newsletter will be stored by us until you unsubscribe from the newsletter and deleted from both our servers and the CleverReach servers after you unsubscribe from the newsletter. Data stored by us for other purposes (e.g. e-mail addresses for the member area) remain unaffected by this.

You can find more details in CleverReach’s privacy policy at:


We have concluded a contract with CleverReach for commissioned data processing and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using CleverReach.


This website uses Google Maps API to display geographical information visually. When using Google Maps, Google also collects, processes and uses data about the use of the map functions by visitors. You can find more information about data processing by Google in the Google privacy policy. You can also change your personal data protection settings in the data protection center.

You can find detailed instructions on how to manage your own data in connection with Google products here .


We embed YouTube videos on some of our websites. The operator of the corresponding plugins is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you visit a page with the YouTube plugin, a connection to YouTube servers is established. YouTube is informed which pages you visit. If you are logged into your YouTube account, YouTube can assign your surfing behavior to you personally. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account beforehand.

When a YouTube video is started, the provider uses cookies that collect information about user behavior.

If you have deactivated the storage of cookies for the Google Ad program, you will not have to expect any such cookies when watching YouTube videos. However, YouTube also stores non-personal usage information in other cookies. If you want to prevent this, you must block the storage of cookies in your browser.

Further information on data protection at “Youtube” can be found in the provider’s privacy policy at


Functions and content of the Instagram service, offered by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA, may be integrated into our online offering. This may include, for example, content such as images, videos or texts and buttons with which users can express their liking of the content, subscribe to the authors of the content or our posts. If the users are members of the Instagram platform, Instagram can assign the access to the above-mentioned content and functions to the users’ profiles there. You can find Instagram’s privacy policy here: .

We use the “Instagram Feed” plug-in on our website. The plug-in is developed by Smash Balloon LLC in the USA ( (“Provider”) and is offered as a WordPress plug-in or as a stand-alone PHP plug-in. The plug-in enables us to display the newsfeed of our Instagram fan page directly on our website. For this purpose, the plug-in retrieves the information from Instagram and integrates it into our website. As far as we are currently aware, no special cookies are set in your browser specifically by this plug-in that collect, process or use personal data. Nevertheless, we cannot completely rule out the possibility that personal data (e.g. IP addresses, browser data, etc.) may be transmitted to the provider of the plug-in or Instagram. If you click on a link in the newsfeed, you will be redirected to our Instagram channel. In this case, Instagram stores the website from which you accessed our Instagram channel. For more information on what data is collected, processed or used when you visit Instagram pages, please refer to Instagram’s privacy policy.

The complete range of functions of the plug-in can be viewed at and can be viewed. Further information on data protection at Smash Balloon can be found here: If you do not want Instagram to be able to associate your visit to our pages with your Instagram user account, please log out of your Instagram user account.


If you send us inquiries via the contact form, your details from the inquiry form, including the contact details you provide there, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the inquiry and in the event of follow-up questions. We do not pass on this data without your consent.

The data entered in the contact form is therefore processed exclusively on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR). You can revoke this consent at any time. All you need to do is send us an informal message by e-mail. The legality of the data processing operations carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

Entered form data will be sent to you by e-mail, i.e. stored on your e-mail server. There is no additional storage in the WordPress database.


This website uses FundraisingBox donation forms from Wikando GmbH, Schießgrabenstr. 32, 86150 Augsburg. Wikando GmbH provides the technical platform for the donation process for this donation form. The data you enter when making a donation (e.g. address, bank details, etc.) will only be stored by Wikando GmbH on servers in Germany for the purpose of processing the donation.

We have concluded a contract with Wikando GmbH for commissioned data processing and fully implement the strict requirements of the EU General Data Protection Regulation and the German data protection authorities when using the FundraisingBox donation forms. The transmission of your data takes place on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR (consent) and Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR (processing for the performance of a contract).

If you have given your consent to data processing, you can withdraw your consent at any time. A revocation does not affect the effectiveness of data processing operations that took place in the past.


We reserve the right to adapt this privacy policy so that it always complies with current legal requirements or to implement changes to our services in the privacy policy, e.g. when introducing new services. The new privacy policy will then apply to your next visit.


In accordance with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applicable from May 25, 2018, we inform you that the consents to the sending of e-mail addresses are based on Art. 6 ( 1) GDPR. 1 lit. a, 7 GDPR and § 7 para. 2 No. 3, resp. para. 3 UWG. The use of the mailing service provider MailChimp, the implementation of statistical surveys and analyses as well as the logging of the registration process are based on our legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. We are interested in using a user-friendly and secure newsletter system that serves both our business interests and the expectations of users.

We would also like to point out that you consent to the future processing of your personal data in accordance with the legal requirements pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. Art. 21 GDPR at any time. The objection may be made in particular against processing for direct marketing purposes.


If you have any questions about data protection, please send us an e-mail:

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Visions for Children e.V.
Feldstraße 36
20357 Hamburg


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