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Privacy Policy

General statement

This is the website of the Donors Delivering for SRHR Report 2021 which is a report published by the European Parliamentary Forum for Sexual and Reproductive Rights (EPF) and Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevölkerung (DSW). EPF is a network of Members of Parliament throughout Europe who are committed to protecting the sexual and reproductive rights (SRHR) of the world’s most vulnerable people, both at home and overseas. DSW  works in the field of global development and global health, with a focus on youth empowerment.

The DSW take our responsibilities under applicable data protection law, including the EU General Data Protection Regulation and implementing legislation such as the Data Protection Act 2018, very seriously. The purpose of this notice is to inform you of the data relating to you that we collect and use in connection with this website and the uses (including disclosures to third parties) we make of such data.

DSW is the controller of “personal data” for the purposes of this website’s Privacy Notice. If you have any questions about our use of your personal data, please contact DSW at datenschutz(@)

We are not responsible for the content or privacy policies of any linked websites. Any external links to other websites are clearly identifiable as such. Some technical terms used in this policy are explained at the end of this page.

Collection and use of personal information

We do not collect any personal data about you on this website, apart from information which you volunteer (for example by emailing us or signing up for our newsletter]. This personal data may include:

    • your name and email address; and
    • any other personal data relating to you that you provide to us or that we generate about you in connection with your use of this website.

Collection and use of technical information

When you visit our website, the following information is retained about that visit:

    • the IP address of the visitor’s web server;
    • the top-level domain name used (for example .ie, .com, .org, .net);
    • the previous website address from which the visitor reached us, including any search terms used;
    • Google analytics which shows the traffic of visitors around this website (for example pages accessed and documents downloaded);
    • the type of web browser and operating system used by the website visitor.

We will make no attempt to identify individual visitors, or to associate the technical details listed above with any individual. It is our policy never to disclose such technical information in respect of individual website visitors to any third party (apart from our internet service provider, which records such data on our behalf and which is bound by confidentiality provisions in this regard), unless obliged to disclose such information by law.

Purposes and legal basis of processing

We will only collect and use information about you, including personal data for the purpose of sending you emails or newsletters on the issues of sexual and reproductive health.

The specific legitimate purposes for which we may use your personal data are to respond to any queries that you submit to us via our website and with your consent to send you newsletters you sign up for or contact you with other information relating to our work, subject to any preferences that you express when we collect your contact details or subsequently.

The legal bases upon which we process your personal data are as follows:

With your consent: We will always ask for your consent to process your personal information for specific purposes, which you may withdraw at any time.

Our legitimate interests: We may also process your information based on our legitimate interests as DSW for example when communicating with you, with your prior consent, in relation to our newsletters.

Compliance with legal obligations: We may also process your data in compliance with a legal or regulatory obligation that applies to us.

You can always withdraw your consent and opt-out of receiving newsletters or information from us about sexual and reproductive health or ask us to delete and stop using your personal information at any time by contacting datenschutz(@)

Recipients of Personal Data

We may disclose your personal data to other organisations in connection with the above purposes, including:

    • to third parties who we engage to provide services to us in connection with this website, such as outsourced service providers, IT services providers and professional advisers;
    • to competent regulatory authorities and bodies as requested or required by law; and
    • digital marketing and analytics service providers.

We store and manage the personal information we collect about you on a database hosted by Mailchimp, which is an online marketing platform operated by the Rocket Science Group LLC, which is a company headquartered in the USA.


We will not hold your personal data for longer than is necessary. We retain your personal data for as long as we need it for the purposes described in this Policy, or to comply with our obligations under applicable law and, if relevant, to deal with any claim or dispute that might arise between you and us.

Requirement to provide personal data

You are not under a statutory or contractual obligation to provide us with any personal data. However, where you sign up for one of our newsletters, we will ask you to provide certain information, such as your name and email address. If you do not provide this information, we may not be in a position to process your request.

Your rights

You have the following rights, in certain circumstances and subject to certain restrictions, in relation to your personal data:

Right to access the data – You have the right to request a copy of the personal data that we hold about you, together with other information about our processing of that personal data.

Right to rectification – You have the right to request that any inaccurate data that is held about you is corrected, or if we have incomplete information you may request that we update the information such that it is complete.

Right to erasure – You have the right to request us to delete personal data that we hold about you. This is sometimes referred to as the right to be forgotten.

Right to restriction of processing or to object to processing – You have the right to request that we no longer process your personal data for particular purposes, or to object to our processing of your personal data for particular purposes.

Right to data portability – You have the right to request us to provide you, or a third party, with a copy of your personal data in a structured, commonly used machine-readable format.

If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, please contact datenschutz(@)


We may occasionally update this policy. We encourage you to periodically review this policy for the latest information on our privacy practices.

Queries and Complaints

If you have any queries or complaints in connection with our processing of your personal data,

you can contact us at datenschutz(@)

Glossary of technical terms used

Web browser: The piece of software you use to read web pages. Examples are Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari and Opera.

IP address: The identifying details for your computer, or your internet company’s computer, expressed in “internet protocol” code (for example Every computer connected to the web has a unique IP address, although the address may not be the same every time a connection is made.


We use “cookies” and other similar technologies to help provide you with a better, more personalised user experience. A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. We use these technologies to help us understand and improve how visitors use our websites, including which pages and products are viewed most frequently.

Privacy Policy last updated: September 2021