Privacy Policy

Here you will find information about the protection of your data when visiting our website. You may use our website in principle without our collecting or using personal information about you. To provide some features or services, it may be necessary for us to collect or use personal information about you. Below is information about what information we collect about you, what we use it for, and what rights you have with respect to your information.

Name and contact details of the responsible person

Responsible for the processing of data on this website is:

Meena e. V.

address imprint

Supervisory authority:

Berlin Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information
Maja Smoltczyk
Friedrichstr. 219
10969 Berlin

Tel .: +49 (0) 30 13889-0
Fax: +49 (0) 30 2155050
E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Use of cookies

The internet pages partly use so-called cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and stored by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser the next time you visit.

You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and allow cookies only in individual cases, the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally exclude and enable the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

Cookies that are required to carry out the electronic communication process or to provide certain functions that you wish to use ( shopping cart function) are processed on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO saved. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies for the technically error-free and optimized provision of its services. Insofar as other cookies (such as cookies for analyzing your surfing behavior) are stored, they will be treated separately in this privacy policy.


Contact form

Depending on the area of interest, you will find corresponding contact forms on our websites where you can communicate your wishes and your data to us.

Examples: donating online, online promotion, service / contact, ...

The data entered here is used only for the purpose of using the respective offer or service for which you provide us with the data (for example, donation management, press inquiries).

For important changes, such as the scope of the offer or for technically necessary changes, we use the specified e-mail address to inform you in this way.



Personal data

Personal data is data about you. These include your name, address and email address. You do not have to divulge any personal information in order to visit our website. In some cases we need your name and address as well as further information to offer you the desired service.
The same applies in the event that we supply you with information material on request or if we answer your inquiries. In these cases we will always point this out to you. In addition, we only store the data that you have sent to us automatically or voluntarily.
When you use one of our services, we usually only collect the data necessary to provide our service. We may ask you for more information, which is voluntary in nature. Whenever we process personal information, we do so to provide you with our service or to pursue our commercial goals.

Automatically stored non-personal data

When you visit our website, we store certain information for administrative and technical reasons. These are: type and version of the browser used, date and time of access, as well as the IP address. These data are anonymised and used only for statistical purposes or to improve our internet and online services. These anonymized data are stored separately from personal data on secure systems and can not be assigned to individual persons. This means that your personal information remains protected at all times.

Transfer of personal information to third parties

We only use your personal information within Meena e.V .. In addition, we generally do not share your data with third parties. All persons who work with your data are bound by the Federal Data Protection Act, other statutory provisions and contractually to the internal data protection requirements of Meena e.V .. However, as far as we are obliged to do so by court order or due to an official order, we will pass your data on to authorized persons.



Description and scope of data processing

On our website, we offer users the opportunity to register by providing personal information. The data is entered into an input mask and transmitted to us and stored. A transfer of data to third parties does not take place. The following data is collected during the registration process:

- Name
- first name
- E-mail address
- Company / Institution / School

At the time of registration, the following data will also be stored:

- Date and time of registration

As part of the registration process, the consent of the user to process this data is obtained.

Legal basis for data processing

Legal basis for the processing of the data is in the presence of the consent of the user Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO. If the registration serves the fulfillment of a contract of which the user is a party or the implementation of pre-contractual measures, an additional legal basis for the processing of the data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO.

Purpose of the data processing

User registration is required for the provision of certain content and services on our website.

Duration of storage

The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary for the purpose of its collection. This is the case for the data collected during the registration process when the registration on our website is canceled or modified

Opposition and removal possibility

As a user, you have the option of canceling the registration at any time. You can change the data stored about you at any time.


Contact form and e-mail contact

Description and scope of data processing

On our website is a contact form available, which can be used for electronic contact. If a user realizes this option, the data entered in the input mask will be transmitted to us and saved. These data are:

- Title
- first name
- Last Name
- Companies
- Information about currently used software versions
- E-mail address

At the time of sending the message, the following data is also stored:

- Date and time of registration

For the processing of the data in the context of the sending process your consent is obtained and referred to this privacy statement. Alternatively, contact via the provided e-mail address is possible. In this case, the user's personal data transmitted by e-mail will be stored. In this context, there is no disclosure of the data to third parties. The data is used exclusively for processing the conversation.

Legal basis for data processing

Legal basis for the processing of the data is in the presence of the consent of the user Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO. The legal basis for the processing of the data transmitted in the course of sending an e-mail is Article 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO. If the e-mail contact aims to conclude a contract, then additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO.

Purpose of the data processing

The processing of the personal data from the input mask serves us only to process the contact. In the case of contact via e-mail, this also includes the required legitimate interest in the processing of the data. The other personal data processed during the sending process serve to prevent misuse of the contact form and to ensure the security of our information technology systems.

Duration of storage

The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary for the purpose of its collection. For the personal data from the input form of the contact form and those sent by e-mail, this is the case when the respective conversation with the user has ended. The conversation is ended when it can be inferred from the circumstances that the relevant facts have been finally clarified.
The additional personal data collected during the sending process will be deleted at the latest after a period of seven days.

Opposition and removal possibility

The user has the possibility at any time to revoke his consent to the processing of the personal data. If the user contacts us by e-mail, he may object to the storage of his personal data at any time. In such a case, the conversation can not continue. Please send an e-mail with subject "Privacy" and a short description of your request to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. All personal data stored in the course of contacting will be deleted in this case.


Fundraising box

The central donation form is provided to us by the service provider FundraisingBox. FundraisingBox guarantees complete data protection and legally secure data storage. FundraisingBox handles the payment processing for us through a secure and certified environment. At the same time, the data from the donation transactions is SSL encrypted at all times and stored in European certified data centers. The processing of personal data is DS-GVO-compliant). The employees of FundraisingBox are bound by data secrecy within the framework of ยง 5 BDSG. Your data will not be shared with third parties. Each donation goes directly to the account of Meena e.V. and not first through an account of the FundraisingBox. Information on data security and data protection at FundraisingBox can be found here: and here:

If you use the payment services provided by FundraisingBox, please note the respective privacy policy of each provider:

- Immediate transfer / Klarna

- Manual SEPA direct debit

- The following data is regularly subject of this processing:

Name, first name, postal address, bank details, donation purpose, donation date and amount, message, consent to debit, privacy policy and, if necessary, sending of information, donation receipt notice.
Your data will be kept for 10 years according to the legal requirements and then deleted.


Your rights

You have the following legal rights that you can assert with us:

Revocation and opposition rights

Regardless of the foregoing, you may object to the use of your information at any time and revoke any consent to use your information at any time. If you revoke your consent to data processing or object to the use of the data, this does not affect the lawfulness of the data processing until the time of the revocation.

Right to rectification, deletion, suspension and restriction

Furthermore, you can at any time correct, block or delete the data collected and stored by us. We expressly point out that there may be legal obligations to store data, in which case the data can only be blocked.

Right to data portability and complaint to a supervisory authority

As of 25.05.2018, you are also entitled to data transferability under Art. 20 DSGVO and the right to complain to the competent supervisory authority within the meaning of Art. 77 DSGVO.

Right to information

You have the right to know which data we store about you (right to information).

Contact person for the exercise of the rights of the affected persons

To exercise the aforementioned rights, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. under the subject "Affected rights".


The person responsible for the processing is Mr. Erich Berger, all contact details can be found in the imprint


Google Analytics

Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC. ( "Google"). The use of Google Analytics is in accordance with the conditions that the German data protection authorities agreed with Google.
Third Party Information: Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001. Terms of Use:,
Privacy Policy:, and the Privacy Policy:
Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookies about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

IP anonymisation has been activated on this website, so that the IP address of the users of Google within Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area is shortened beforehand. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website usage and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
This website uses Google Analytics with the extension "_anonymizeIp ()". As a result, IP addresses are processed shortened, a direct person-relatedness can thus be excluded.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest extent possible.
You may also prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by using the browser plug-in available under the following link. in download and install:


Server log files

The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are, for example:

- Browser type / browser version
- used operating system
- Referrer URL
- Host name of the accessing computer
- Time of the server request

These data can not be assigned to specific persons. A merge of this data with other data sources will not be done. We reserve the right to check this data retrospectively, if we become aware of specific indications for illegal use.


Facebook Website Custom Audiences

Within this website is also a pixel of Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook") used. These tags create a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. As a result, Facebook can assign the visit to our pages to your user account. We can use this information for the display of Facebook Ads. We point out that we as the provider of the pages are not aware of the content of the data transmitted and their use by Facebook. Further information can be found in the privacy policy of facebook at If you do not want to collect data via Custom Audience, you can disable Custom Audiences here:

Protection of minors

Persons under the age of 18 should not submit any personal data to us without the consent of their parents or guardians. Personal information may be provided to minors only if the express consent of the parent or legal guardian is present or the minors are 16 years or older. These data will then be processed in accordance with this privacy policy. Before giving your consent, tell your child about the dangers that can result from communicating on the Internet and sharing personal information online.