Data protection statement

Data protection is an important concern for us.

JX Fund gGmbH protects your personal data.

Data protection

The protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data is a fundamental right. Every person therefore has a right to the protection of personal data concerning him or her. We, JX Fund gGmbH, collect, store, process and use personal data collected during visits to the website. Sale and purchase of personal data are strictly prohibited.

1. JX Fund gGmbH assures that

We, JX Fund gGmbH, collect and use personal data only in accordance with the content of this Privacy Policy and supplementary data protection regulations, such as the European Data Protection Regulation (EU-GDPR) and supplementary national data protection regulations.

2. Collection and processing of personal data

When you visit the website of JX Fund gGmbH, our web server stores by default your Internet service provider, the website from which you visit us, the browser you use, which operating system you use, the web pages you visit on our site and the date and duration of the visit.

3. Legal basis for data processing

Processing of personal data with consent: If we obtain consent for the processing of your personal data, we do so in accordance with Art. 6 (1) a) GDPR as the legal basis for data processing.

Processing of personal data in the context of a contract:

If we need to process your personal data in the context of the performance of a contract or in the context of a relationship similar to a contract, we do so in compliance with Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR.

Processing of personal data in the context of a legal obligation:

If we need to process your personal data in the context of compliance with a legal obligation, we do so in compliance with Art. 6 (1) (c) GDPR.

Furthermore, Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR is used as a legal basis if your personal data is necessary to protect a legitimate interest of our association or a third party and at the same time your interests do not require the protection of your personal data.

4. Data deletion and storage period

We always delete or block your personal data when the purpose for storing it no longer applies. However, storage may take place beyond this if this is provided for by statutory and legal time limits to which we are subject, for example with regard to legal storage and documentation obligations. The deletion and blocking of your personal data takes place within the scope of these requirements.

5. Web analytics via Matomo

We use the web analytics software Matomo Analytics of Piwik PRO GmbH (Kurfürstendamm 21, 10719 Berlin, Germany, “Piwik PRO”), our processor according to Art. 28 GDPR on our websites to obtain anonymous statistics about visitor inside flows and user inside behavior. Matomo may use cookies, tags, IP addresses and so-called fingerprinting for this purpose.

Scope of the processing of personal data:

  • IP address (anonymized)
  • Date and time of the request
  • Title or URL of the visited page
  • URL of the previously visited page
  • Screen resolution
  • Time zone
  • Files clicked and downloaded
  • Links leading to external websites that were clicked on
  • Creation speed of the pages
  • Geo-data of the user (country, region, city, approximate longitude and latitude)
  • Browser language
  • User agent of the browser used
  • Randomly assigned unique visitor ID
  • Time of the first visit of the user
  • Time of the previous visit of the user
  • Number of visits of the user

We use Matomo Analytics to analyze and regularly improve the use of our website. The statistics obtained allow us to correct navigation problems, make the website clearer, make information more accessible, generally improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user.

The legal basis for this processing is your consent pursuant to Art. 6 (1) GDPR. The information collected by the cookies about the use of our website is stored in Europe. The IP address is anonymized immediately after processing and before it is stored. The information is not used to personally identify our visitors and is not merged with other personal data of the users.

Duration of storage

Matomo Analytics collects information using cookies described here ( and stores the data in our Nextcloud with server location in Berlin, Germany for 25 months. Matomo Analytics does not send the collected data to subcontracted processors or third parties and does not use it for its own purposes.

6. Possibility of objection and removal

If you do not wish to have your data evaluated by Matomo Analytics, you have the option to object (opt-out): You can object to the use of your data with one click. In this case, a so-called opt-out cookie will be stored in your browser, which means that Matomo will not collect any session data.

Please note: If you delete your cookies, this will also delete the opt-out cookie and you may have to activate it again.

7. Newsletter

With our newsletter we inform you about global developments in exile journalism as well as current topic-related notes and dates.

If you would like to receive the newsletter, we require a valid e-mail address from you as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the specified e-mail address or that the owner agrees to receive the newsletter. For this purpose, we use the so-called double opt-in procedure. Further data will not be collected.

This data is only used for sending the newsletter and is not passed on to third parties.

When you register for the newsletter, we store your IP address and the date of registration. This storage serves solely as evidence in the event that a third party misuses an e-mail address and registers to receive the newsletter without the knowledge of the authorized person.

You can revoke your consent to the storage of the data, the e-mail address and their use for sending the newsletter at any time. The revocation can be made via an “Unsubscribe” link in the newsletters themselves, via our homepage or by message.

We use the “Brevo” software from Sendinblue GmbH to create and manage our newsletter. The data required for this is stored on a secure server area at Brevo, to which only we have access. Brevo neither accesses this data nor is this data used by Brevo or other third parties in any other way.

8. Donate via PayPal

If you donate via PayPal, you will be redirected to the PayPal website after submitting the donation form, where you can complete the donation in the usual way. We will not receive your account information and will only be informed about the successful payment.

9. Protection of your personal data

We work exclusively with a certified web server located in Berlin. The data center is certified according to ISO 27001:2013. We only work with online forms that are provided with SSL certificates, taking into account all security criteria and aspects of your data.

10. Your right of access, rectification and deletion

Your right to information, rectification and deletion of your data is granted by means of a written declaration to JX Fund gGmbH.

11. Your right to revocation of consent and objection

Every person who has given us consent to process his or her personal data may revoke this at any time. This is done by means of a written declaration to JX Fund gGmbH.

12. Your right to lodge complaints

Every person who believes that the personal data concerning him or her is not being handled in accordance with our Privacy Policy may complain to us at any time.

13. Name and address of the responsible party in accordance with the GDPR

The responsible party within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation and other national data protection laws of the member states as well as other data protection provisions is:

Paula Hanoldt

JX Fund gGmbH
PO box 304108
10756 Berlin

Last update of data protection statement: June 2023