Data Protection

1. General information

Below you can find all inform about the collection and processing of your personal data when using our website Our data protection guideline is based on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We care a lot about your anonymity and the protection of your data. You can gain an overview of what data we do not collect by reading more here (link to blog). In the following text we describe:

• "we" as the people responsible for the website and
• "you" as the users of the website, or in the language of the GDPR the "data subject",

We have tried to keep the following text short and understandable for everyone. If you have any further questions or suggestions, we look forward to hearing from you.

2. What is personal data?

The term “personal data” means all data that can be related to you personally. This includes but is not limited to information such as your name, address, email addresses, date of birth, and occupation. With regard to the other terms, such as “processing” and “consent”, please refer to the legal data protection definitions for more information.

3. The processing of personal data while using our website for information purposes

If you access our website without providing us with any of the information listed under point 5 (“Informational Use”), we will not collect any personal data that your web browser transmits to our server.

4. Processing personal data via cookies

Cookies are small text files that are stored on the storage medium of your end device, for example on a hard drive. These allow certain information to flow to us via a location that is set by the cookie. Cookies cannot run programs or transmit viruses to your device. They serve many websites to make their service more user-friendly and effective overall. This website does not use cookies.

5. Other functions and services on our website

In addition to the above-mentioned informational use of our website, we offer various services that you can use if you are interested. For these services it is usually necessary to provide further personal data. We need this data to provide the respective service. The above principles for data processing apply.

6. Establishing contact

If you contact us by email, the personal data you provide to us in your email will be processed and stored in order to process and answer your request.

7. Registration on our online learning platform coworkingsquares

On our website you will find a link to register on our online learning platform Coworkingsquares (link). A separate data protection declaration applies to the use of the platform, to which you must give a one-time consent when creating a user profile. This can be viewed here (link).

8. Signing up to our Newsletter

On our website you can subscribe to a free newsletter through which we inform you about current offers and interesting topics. The data you enter in the input mask when you register for the newsletter will be transmitted to us. To register for the newsletter to be sent to you, you must provide the mandatory data requested by us:

• E-mail address
Any further personal information provided when registering is voluntary.

We use the so-called double opt-in procedure to register for our newsletter. After you have registered, we will send you an email to the email address you provided, asking you to confirm that you would like us to send you the newsletter in the future. If you do not confirm your registration within 24 hours, the data you have entered will be blocked and automatically deleted after one month. In addition, we save your IP address and the time of registration for the newsletter and the time of confirmation. There is no transfer of the data to third parties in connection with the processing of the data for sending the newsletter. This data is used exclusively for sending the newsletter. The data you entered when you register via the input mask is processed for the purpose of addressing you personally. After your confirmation, we save your email address so that we can send you the newsletter.

We save the respective IP address and the times of registration and confirmation in order to prove your registration and, if necessary, to clarify possible misuse of your personal data. The above data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer required to achieve the above purposes. We therefore store the above data for as long as you have subscribed to the newsletter. After unsubscribing from the newsletter, we save the aforementioned data purely statistically and anonymously. You can revoke your consent to the sending of the newsletter at any time by unsubscribing from the newsletter. You can unsubscribe from this by clicking on the link contained in each newsletter email we send you. Alternatively, you can unsubscribe from the newsletter using the form provided on our website. We would like to point out that we will evaluate your user behavior when the newsletter is sent. The newsletter emails we send contain a so-called web beacon or a so-called tracking pixel. This is a one-pixel image file that is stored on our website. This data is only collected with a pseudonym. You can object to this evaluation of your user behavior at any time by clicking the separate link included in every newsletter email. In addition, you can prevent the above evaluation of your user behavior if you have deactivated the display of images in your email program by default. We would like to point out that in this case the newsletter will not be displayed in full and you may not be able to use all functions of the newsletter. If you manually activate the display of images, the above described evaluation of your user behavior will take place again.

9. Donations

To collect donations, we use the service from, a service of the non-profit corporation, Schlesische Straße 26, 10997 Berlin. Cookies can be set when using this service via our website. Further information on data protection can be found in the data protection regulations of at

10. Processing personal data with third parties

We will not share your information with third parties.

11. Your rights

You have the following rights with regard to your personal data:
• the right to information,
• the right to correction and deletion,
• the right to restrict processing,
• the right to object to processing,
• the right to data portability.
You also have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority (link) about the processing of your personal data by us.

12. Responsible body

The responsible body within the meaning of Section 3 (7) of the Federal Data Protection Act (“BDSG”) is:

Off-University Organisation für den Frieden e.V., Vertretungsberechtigte: Prof. Dr. Christoph K. Neumann, Doç. Dr. Tuba Inal Çekiç, Doç. Dr. Gülçin Balamir Coşkun
Hermannstr. 51, 12049 Berlin E-Mail: mail[at]

You can find further details on the responsible body in our Impressum.

13. Notes

We reserve the right to change this data protection declaration at any time, but we will not change the way your personal data is processed and stored without first informing you of this. If you have any questions or suggestions about our privacy policy, please write to us at mail[at]

Last modified: April 2020