Terms of Use

Data Protection

It is important to us that your private sphere is respected when we process personal data.
If you visit our website, our web server will indicate temporarily the domain name or IP address of the computer calling up the website, the date of the visit, the data requested (file name and URL), the HTTP response code, and the website from which you visited us as well as the number of bytes transferred during the visit, for purposes of system security. Our website uses no “cookies”.
Person-specific data, such as your name, address, telephone number, or e-mail address, are not recorded unless you give this information voluntarily.
Some special offers and services available on this website, e.g., the participation in forums and courses, do require a personal registration. Personal data will be used only for the implementation of those services.
This website contains links to other websites websites. We refer you to the data protection declaration for each site. GIZ, UNU or any other partner of the Open ECBCheck initiative accept no responsibility for the contents of and the data protection offered by external websites.
If you have questions pertaining to the way we use your personal data, please contact us, equally, if you wish data to be corrected or deleted. GIZ undertakes to respect the above data protection commitments.


All trade marks mentioned in this website and potentially protected by third parties shall be subject to the unqualified provisions of the pertinent trade mark law and property rights of the registered owner.
Except where otherwise specified, the contents (text, video, graphics, photography) of this site are licensed by the Open ECBCheck initiative hosted at United Nations University – Institute for Environment and Human Security under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 IGO License. Please take the time to learn more about Creative Commons.

Your fair use and other rights are in no way affected by the above.