Privacy Statement

Contact information of the foundation:

Stiftung Marburger Mission


35039 Marburg

Tel. +49 (0) 6421-91230

Purpose of the foundation:

Worldwide support of the Christian religion, the social welfare, the education and the selfless support of needy people in the sense of § 53 AO as well as church purposes.

Members of the Board

  • Rainer Becker, Chairman
  • Wolfgang Winkler, Vice Chairman

Data protection notice

The foundation Marburger Mission takes the protection of your personal data very seriously and we treat your personal information confidentially and according to the church data protection law as well as their data protection notices. The safety of your data is our highest priority.

The use of the website of the foundation Marburger Mission is usually possible without personal data having to be stated. All personal data (such as name, address or email addresses) that is entered on our website on behalf of the user, is always done on a voluntary basis. This Data will not be forwarded to any third parties without your express consent. The following declaration provides an overview about how this protection is ensured, which kind of data and for which purpose your personal data is collected.

The foundation Marburg Mission draws your attention to the fact that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) may involve gaps in security. A gap-free protection of this data cannot be guarenteed from third parties.

Data processing on this website

Generally, it is not necessary for you to provide personal data for the use of our website of the foundation Marburg Mission. In order to gain access statistics to this website, the following Log-Files of the servers are saved from the browser:

  • IP-Adress
  • Operating System
  • Browser-Type / -Version / -Language
  • Name of your Internet Service Providers
  • Time of your Server-Request
  • Website, from which you visited our (Referrer-URL)
  • Websites, you visit from our page.

These data cannot be connected to specific persons. A combination of these data with other data sources are not carried out.

Dealing with data service providers

In order for us to guarentee certain service providers, we will need your name and address as well as further data so that we may provide the services requested. This applies to receiving the newsletters, information materials or ordered items and answering individual inquiries.

We will gather only the personal data necessary to carry out the orders submitted (e.g. the adresses or the email adresses). If we perform one of the acts described below or otherwise or render services, we want to collect and store your personal data and request your express approval in the corresponding place of our website:

  • Sending the Newsletters
  • Competition and lottery participation
  • Personalising our own website
  • further services and offers for which your expressed consent is necessary to acquire the data.


If you have subscribed to our Newsletter with your email adress, then we will use your email adress until you unsubscribe from our Newsletter.

These data will be saved for the creation of a customer account or where you have decided to register for our newsletter:

  • Name (optional)
  • Surname (optional)
  • E-Mail-Adress

The registration for our newsletter takes place using a double-opt-in-procedure. That means that after registering, you receive an email in which you are asked to confirm your registration. This confirmation is necessary in order for no one to register with foreign email adresses. The registration to the newsletter is recorded in order to verify the registration according to the legal requirements. For this purpose, the time of registration and confirmation and the IP-adress are saved.

In case you have given consent to receive our newsletter, you can revoke this consent at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the end of our newsletter. Once you have unsubscribed your registration then your personal data is terminated.

Contact Form

If you use the contact form to send us requests, the information from the request form including the contact information stated in that form will be saved electronically for the further processing of your registration. These data will not be passed on to a third party without your expressed consent.

Use of Cookies and analysis tools

The website of the foundation marburg missions partly uses so called Cookies. Cookies don't do any harm to your computer and do not contain computer viruses. Cookies serve the purpose of making our offer user-friendly, effective and safer. Cookies are small textfiles which are placed by your browser on your computer.

Most cookies we use are session cookies which are automatically deleted from your hard drive at the end of your browser session. Other Cookies are saved on your computer until you delete them. These Cookies enable us to recognize your browser at your next visit.

You may also set your browser to notify you before you receive a cookie so that you can decide then if you wish to accept the cookie for certain situations or to decline them in general or to delete the Cookies automatically once the browser is closed. If Cookies are deaktivated, then the website's functionality can be limited.

Social Networks

We link social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube on the top bar of the website Foundation Marburg Missions. These are external links that only create a connection with the servers of other websites when they have been viewed. If you go to a different social network from our website then you leave our page and in doing this also the area of responsibilty of the Foundation Marburg Missions.

TLS (SSL)-Encryption

This page uses a TLS-Encryption for safety purposes and for the protectoin of the transmission of private content, e.g. inquiries which you send us as website operators. You can recognize an encrypted connection when the adress line of the browser changes from "http://" to "https://" and by the lock symbol in the browser line.

When the TLS Encryption is activated, then data which is sent to us cannot be read by third parties.

Links to websites of other providers

Our website also contains links to externalsites which are not covered by our data protection policy.

Your right to access, delete and block

As a user of this website you have the right to demand information on what data we hold regarding you and for what purpose. Furthermore, you may correct inaccurate data or delete any data that was wrongfully stored or that does not need to be stored any more. You have the right to data portability, ristriction, contradiction. Additionally, you have the right to complain at the supervisory authority about the data processing which is taking place. The responsible supervisory authority is the commissioner for data processing of the EKD - see adress below.

You have access to all your data stored by us at any time without giving reasons and for free. At any time you may have the data which have been collected by us blocked, corrected or deleted. You may also at any time and without giving any reason revoke the consent you have given us to collect and use the data. Please contact the contact adress of the data protection officer listed on the website. We are always available to answer any further questions to our directions for data protection and concerning the processing of your personal data.

Data protection officer of the Foundation Marburg Missions

Andreas Steuer, certified external data protection officer
Tel. +49 (0) 561 93875-14

The data protection officer for data protection of the Protestant Church in Germany (EKD)

The supervision over the compliance of the requirements of data protection falls within the clerical sector of responsibility of the commissionar of data protection for the EKD. The field office Dortmund is responsible for the sector of the Protestant Church in Kurhessen-Waldeck and for the data protection region midwest.

Friedhof 4

44135 Dortmund

Tel: 0231 / 533827-0

Fax: 0231 / 533827-20


Emails / Forms

For technical or operational reasons, the reception of email communication can occasionally malfunction and / or not reach the recipient immediately. The sending of emails to us therefore has no legal validity in terms of deadlines and deadlines cannot be set by email. We recommend sending urgent messages via post, courier or fax.

In case you want to be sure that the email is received properly, please request a written acknowledgement by the recipient. We undertake all reasonably expected precautions to hinder the risk of the transfer of computer viruses. However, we accept no liability for damages which arise from computer viruses.

We kindly ask you to check your emails for viruses before you read them, especially before you open attachments. Communication by email is fundamentally insecure, as it may be possible for a third party to see or manipulate this information. We recommend to not send any confidential emails unencrypted.


We reserve the right to modify the data protection conditions at any time in order to adapt to changing legal situations, or modification of services and data processing. This is only valid regarding data processing declarations. As long as the users' consent is necessary or parts of the data protection policy contain regulations of the contractual relationship of the user, changes can only take place with the consent of the user.

The users are kindly asked to stay regularly informed on the content of the data protection policy.

Status: September 3rd 2019