Publication data / Privacy Policy

Statement regarding the collation and use of personal data

Each time a user accesses the Internet content of the Federal Foreign Office or calls up a file, data on this activity is temporarily stored and processed in a log file.

Each item of data is anonymised before storage by changing the IP address.

Specifically, the following data is stored each time content is accessed:

  • anonymised IP address,
  • date and time,
  • accessed page/name of accessed file,
  • amount of data transmitted,
  • notification whether the process was successful.

This data is evaluated solely for statistical and quality‑related purposes and is subsequently deleted.

It is not used for other purposes or transferred to third parties.

Accessing individual pages generates so‑called transient cookies to facilitate navigation. These session cookies contain no personal data and are erased at the end of the session. Technology such as Java applets and activeX controls which allows user access behaviour to be monitored is not used.

Postal and email addresses supplied in connection with enquiries or requests for information material are used solely for correspondence and shipping respectively.

Contact person for any privacy related matters is Mrs. Wera Hack.

The internet pages of the German Embassy in New Zealand are published by the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Wellington.

Press and Public Relations
Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany
90-92 Hobson St.
Thorndon, Wellington

Tel. +64.4.473 6063
Fax +64.4.473 6069

If you have any questions on the work of the German Embassy in New Zealand which are not dealt with on these pages, then contact  wellington%27%diplo%27%de,info

Responsible for the online presence is Dr Thomas Henzschel.

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Federal Photo Archive, Press and Information Office of the Federal Government, photo archive Federal Foreign Office