Privacy Policy of the Christian Community

For our members, website users and other concerned parties

I. General information and responsibilities

1. The storage and processing of data within the Christian community serves only the fulfilment of its ecclesiastical mission. Everyone may trust that the Christian Community collects data only for its own purposes and does not pass them on to third parties without the consent of the persons concerned or legal obligation. Within the Christian Community, access to personal data is limited to those persons who need such data to carry out their duties. Records made in the performance of a pastoral assignment are not accessible to third parties. The special provisions on the protection of the secrecy of confession and pastoral care shall be observed. State laws on data protection are not directly applicable within the Christian community. Rather, the Christian Community has adapted its own data protection regulations in accordance with the legal requirements pursuant to Article 91 of the European Data Protection Basic Regulation (DSGVO).

The current Community Privacy Policy (DSO) can be viewed here. We provide the following information about the applicable regulations and principles.

2. The data protection information applies to data processing by the Christian Community in Germany - Körperschaftsverband KdöR, Pfeifferstr. 4, 34121 Kassel, Germany, responsible for data processing:

Stefan Illemann, 0561 - 8 10 46 34,  xi.qrhgfpuynaq@puevfgratrzrvafpunsg.betgro.tfahcsniemegnetsirhc@dnalhcstued.vk , as well as all affiliated regional bodies and other legally independent institutions of the Christian Community, which they can find with the respective contact data and responsible persons here.
The information also applies to all municipalities affiliated to the regional bodies which they find here.

3. data protection officers for the entire aforementioned area of the Christian Community are:

  • Dorothea Humérez (Coordinator of the Bavarian Region), Phone: 0931 - 804 79 07

and as deputy

  • Thomas Nayda (Coordinator of the Region Northern Germany), Phone: 040 - 44 40 54 22

Postal address:
The Christian Community in Germany, Corporate Association KdöR
Pfeifferstrasse 4, 34121 Kassel
E-Mail:  qngrafpuhgm@puevfgratrzrvafpunsg.betgro.tfahcsniemegnetsirhc@ztuhcsnetad

4. An independent supervisory body of the Christian Community for data protection monitors compliance with the data protection regulations in the Christian Community, headed by

II. Privacy policy for members of the Christian community and other concerned parties.

1. personal data are processed in the Christian Community according to the principles defined in § 4 DSO : Legality, purpose limitation, data minimization, accuracy, storage limitation, integrity and confidentiality. Everyone has the right to know what data is stored about him within the Christian community, he can object to that and has other rights listed in the DSO.

2. If you are or will become a member of the Christian Community, request information or want, have been or are active as a supplier or service provider for the Christian Community, we will collect the following information:

  • salutation, first name, last name,
  • E-Mail address,
  • Address,
  • telephone number (fixed and/or mobile),
  • Date of birth if applicable,
  • account connection,
  • information about their relationship with the Christian community and in the case of membership of family relationships and received sacraments.
  • information about their relationship with the Christian community and in the case of membership of family relationships and received sacraments.

These data are collected,

  • to identify you as a member, prospective customer, service provider or supplier;
  • to identify you as a member, prospective customer, service provider or supplier; to identify you as a member, prospective customer, service provider or supplier
  • for correspondence with you;
  • for invoicing, or collection of contributions;
  • In the case of membership for keeping church records.

3. The data processing takes place on the basis of §§ 6,9 DSO and is necessary for the appropriate processing of the membership, contract or interested party relationship.
The personal data collected by us will be deleted at the latest after 10 years, unless their knowledge is only necessary for a shorter or longer period of time according to § 13 DSO.

4. Disclosure of their data within the Christian Community is permitted under § 7 DSO, to the extent necessary to carry out the Christian Community's tasks. The Christian Community will only transfer your personal data to third parties on the basis of legal obligations, e.g. to the tax administration or within the scope of order processing, e.g. by a tax consultant.

III. Rights of those affected for members of the Christian community and others.
You have the right:

  • in accordance with § 8 DSO to revoke at any time a consent once given to us (Christengemeinschaft in Deutschland - Körperschaftsverband KdöR, Pfeifferstr. 4, 34121 Kassel). The consequence of this is that we may no longer continue the data processing based on this consent in the future;
  • in accordance with § 11 DSO to request information about your personal data processed by us. In particular, you may request information about the purposes of processing, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data has been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a right to rectification, deletion, limitation of processing or objection, the existence of a right of appeal;
  • in accordance with § 12 DSO to demand the immediate correction of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored by us;
  • in accordance with § 13 DSO to request the deletion of your personal data stored by us, unless the processing is necessary for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, to fulfill a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims;
  • in accordance with § 14 DSO to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data, insofar as the accuracy of the data is disputed by you;
  • in accordance with § 15 DSO to receive your personal data, which you have provided to us, in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request transmission to another responsible person;
  • in accordance with § 16 DSO to object to the processing of your personal data at the following address:  
    Christian Community in Germany - Körperschaftsverband KdöR, Pfeifferstr. 4, 34121 Kassel; 
    just send an e-mail to:  xi.qrhgfpuynaq@puevfgratrzrvafpunsg.betgro.tfahcsniemegnetsirhc@dnalhcstued.vk ;
  • to complain to the independent supervisory authority of the Christian Community in accordance with § 31: Dietmar Schwarz, Christian Community, Mittelweg 13, 20148 Hamburg, Tel: 040 - 41 33 02 72 / E-Mail:  q.fpujnem@pt-fbmvnyjrexr.qred.ekrewlaizos-gc@zrawhcs.d

IV. Privacy policy for visitors to this website

1. When you visit our website, information about your access (in particular date, time, page accessed, web browser used, IP address) may be stored on the server. These data cannot be assigned to specific persons. The storage serves technical and statistical purposes. Our website also uses cookies. A cookie is a text file that is temporarily stored on your hard drive. If the server of our website is called up again, the web browser sends the previously received cookie back to the server. In particular, cookies can facilitate navigation on a website. If you wish to prevent the storage of cookies, you can do this by adjusting the settings of your web browser. However, this may restrict the functionality of the website.

The following information is logged each time is accessed:

  • Anonymized IP address
  • Date and time of your visit
  • origin of your page visit (e.g. direct address input or Google link)
  • Used web browser (e.g. Firefox or Chrome)
  • Used operating system (e.g. Android or Windows10)
  • Type of the terminal device used (e.g. smartphone or desktop computer)

We collect this data using web analytics software "Matomo" . The software uses session cookies for this purpose. These are text files that are temporarily stored on your hard drive so that our website can identify you. (This is important for the evaluation of the data: Through the session cookies, we know that, for example, one user looked at five articles on our site and not five different users.)

When you close the web browser, these cookies will be deleted again.

The session data collected in this way are processed exclusively on our servers within the network of the University of Leipzig and are never passed on to third parties. The collected data cannot be assigned to any specific person and are not merged with other data records.

You do not want your session data to be collected?

Please note: If you delete your cookies completely, the opt-out cookie will also be deleted. If necessary, you may have to redo the revocation.


Bestand: 21.09.2018