This privacy notice provides information about the ways in which we collect, store and use personal data relating to individuals. It also tells you what rights you have regarding the data we are processing. Personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person, for example a name, address, phone number, e-mail address but also an IP address.

Uzbek Forum for Human Rights e.V.
Postfach 35 05 46
10214 Berlin

Data protection officer
For queries regarding data protection, please contact our data protection officer:
Holger Hembach
Bensberger Straße 103
51469 Bergisch Gladbach
Tel.: +49 (0)2202 81 88 760
Fax: +49 (0)2202 81 88 761

Data we obtain when you visit our website

When you visit our website, your browser automatically transmits certain data (even if you do not register, subscribe to our newsletter or make a donation). Obtaining these data is necessary to display our website in a stable and secure manner. They include:

  • Your IP-address
  • Date and time of your visit
  • URL of the website you visit
  • HTTP-status
  • Your browser including language used and version
  • Your operating system
  • Website from which the request derives

The legal basis for this processing of data is our legitimate interest in displaying a website to inform about our activities (art. 6 para 1 f) GDPR).


If you subscribe to our newsletter, we store your e-mail address, the name you provide, the time at which you subscribed and your IP-address.

The legal basis for this processing of your data is our legitimate interest in providing information regarding our activities and our legitimate interest in securing data to demonstrate that you subscribed to our newsletter (art. 6 para 1 f) GDPR).

Our newsletters to subscribers are provided by Newsletter2Go:


We use ‘Stripe’ to facilitate donations via our website. Stripe is a payment provider headquartered in the USA. It has subscribed to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and states that it adheres to the Privacy Shield Principles.

When you make a donation via our website, personal data pertaining to the payment is transferred to ‘Stripe’. These data include your name, credit card details, address and e-mail. While we carefully select all companies we cooperate with, we do not have full control over the way ‘Stripe’ uses your data. You can access their privacy notice here:

For further information, Stripe can be reached at:
510 Townsend Street
San Francisco
CA 94103


We embed YouTube videos on our website. YouTube is a service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland. Its parent company is Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. When you watch a YouTube video embedded in our website, it is possible that personal data is transmitted to Google LLC. For further information, please access their privacy policy here:

Your rights

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) any person in the EU or any person who is outside of the EU whose data is being processed by an organization in the EU is afforded various Data Subject Access Rights:

Right of access

You have the right to know what data we hold about you and you have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information. You have the right to know who we share data with and who is processing data on our behalf.


You have the right to ask us to rectify information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete. This right always applies.


You have the right to request that your data is erased. This right is not absolute. You are entitled to the erasure of your data

  • We do not need your data any longer
  • You have initially consented to the use of your data, but you have withdrawn your consent
  • We have collected our used your data in an unlawful fashion
  • We have a legal obligation to erase your data

Data portability

This only applies to information you have given us. You have the right to ask that we transfer the information you gave us from one organization to another, or give it to you. The right only applies if we are processing information based on your consent or under, or in talks about entering into a contract and the processing is automated.

Right to object to processing

In specific circumstances, you have the right to object to our processing your personal data. You can ask us to stop the processing of your personal data for the purpose of

  • Direct marketing
  • Scientific/historical research and statistics
  • Our own legitimate interest

If you object to direct marketing, we will stop using your personal data and comply with your request. In case we process your data on the basis of legitimate interest, we will balance our legitimate interests against your interests, rights and freedoms.

Right to restriction

In certain cases, you can ask us to restrict the processing of your data. This means that we are only allowed to use your data in specific cases, for example if it is needed for legal claims. To restrict the use of your data, we may move it to another system, make it unavailable to certain users or remove it from our website if it has been published.

You can ask us to restrict the use of your data when you have challenged the accuracy of your data or objected to the processing of your data, when we have processed your data unlawfully, but you do not want to delete it or when we do not need your data but you want us to keep it for purposes of a legal claim.

Right to complain

You have the right to complain about the way we process your personal information to a data protection authority. The relevant data protection authority for Uzbek Forum for Human Rights is:

Berliner Beauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit
Frau Maja Smoltzyk
Friedrichstr. 219
10969 Berlin
Tel.: +49 30 13889-0
Fax: +49 30 2155050