Data collecting is the responsibility of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH – International Services Brussels
Postal adress: Rue de la charite 33, 1210 Brussels
Contact details of the data protection officer:


The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a public-benefit federal enterprise for international cooperation. We work as a federal enterprise under private law.

Website Analytics

The TrainSaferFood website does not use any type of analytics.

We do not use methods such as Java applets or ActiveX controls that make it possible to track your browsing behaviour.

Contact forms

When you use the contact form, we process your title, first and last names, email address. The data is processed based on Art. 6 paragraph 1 b) of the EU GDPR for the purpose of receiving the query formulated in the contact form

Data is transmitted to GIZ using an SSL-encrypted connection, which makes it significantly more difficult for unauthorised persons to intercept it. Similarly to queries sent to GIZ by email, queries transmitted using the contact form are deleted following a 12-month retention period.

Registration forms

When you use the registration form, GIZ act as data processor on behalf of the European Commission (data controller) and the data privacy regulations are the one applicable for EU bodies:
Data is transmitted to GIZ using an SSL-encrypted connection.

Duration of data retention

Personal data are regularly deleted when:
• they are no longer needed for contractual purposes for which it is processed
• when the individuals concerned have not given any separate authorisation

Reference to user rights

You are entitled to:
• to object to data processing,
• enquire about your personal data and its processing
• to have this corrected if necessary, or to request restriction of processing or the erasure of the data

The data will then be erased.

If you have any questions or complaints about this website, please contact the GIZ data protection officer (see contact information provided above). You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the responsible data protection supervisory authority. The responsible authority in this case is the German Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (BfDI).