Privacy Policy

The Federal Foreign Office will use your personal data when processing your registration for this event. Personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. We would like to provide the following information regarding our data processing in order to comply with our obligation under Article 13 of the GDPR:

  1. The controller responsible for the processing of your personal data pursuant to Article 4 (7) of the GDPR is:

Federal Foreign Office

Werderscher Markt 1

10117 Berlin

Tel.: +49 (0)30 1817 0

Help Desk: +49 (0)30 1817 2000



Contact form:

  • The Federal Foreign Office Data Protection Commissioner can be contacted as follows:

Federal Foreign Office Data Protection Commissioner (Datenschutzbeauftragter des Auswärtigen Amts)

Werderscher Markt 1

10117 Berlin

Tel.: +49 (0)301817 7099

Fax: +49 (0)30 1817 5709 9

Contact form:

  • Your personal data will be processed for the organization of the International Conference “Colonialism as Shared History. Past, Present, Future” from 7-9 October 2020 (digital conference). Your personal data will be deleted within six weeks after the conference. The legal basis for the processing is Article 6 GDPR.
  • As a data subject you have the following rights:

–   Right of access (Article 15 GDPR)

–   Right to rectification (Article 16 GDPR)

–   Right to erasure (Article 17 GDPR)

–   Right to restriction of processing (Article 18 GDPR)

–   Right to data portability (Article 20 GDPR)

–   Right to object to processing (Article 21 GDPR).

  • You also have the right to complain to a data protection authority about the processing of your personal data. The supervisory authority responsible for the Federal Foreign Office is:

Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (Bundesbeauftragter für den Datenschutz und die Informationsfreiheit)