Who we are

Alabaster Jar e.V. is a non-profit organisation registered with the local court Berlin-Charlottenburg, registration number VR27744 B. At Alasbaster Jar, we are committed to keeping your data safe, and your privacy and peace of mind are important to us. This page tells you what personal information we collect; how, when and why we collect data and what we use it for.

We’d love to hear from you if you have any feedback or questions on any of this. Just call us on +49 30 80932859 or email office@alabasterjar.de

Collecting personal information

1.1    We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:

(a)    information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths;
(b)   information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our newsletters (including your name and email address);
(c)    information relating to any donations you make or any other transactions that you enter into through our website (including your name, address, telephone number, email address and card details);

Using personal information

2.1    Personal information submitted to us through our website will be used for the purposes specified in this policy or on the relevant pages of the website.

2.2    We may use your personal information to:

(a)    administer our website and organisation;
(b)    enable us to take donations;
(c)     send you our email newsletter, if you have requested it (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require the newsletter);

2.3    We will not, without your express consent, supply your personal information to any third party for the purpose of their or any other third party’s direct marketing.

2.4    All our website financial transactions are handled through our payment services providers, Betterplace. You can review the providers’ privacy policy here. We will share information with our payment services provider only to the extent necessary for the purposes of processing payments you make via our website, refunding such payments and dealing with complaints and queries relating to such payments and refunds.

Disclosing personal information

3.1    We may disclose your personal information to any of our employees, insurers, professional advisers, insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.

3.2    We may disclose your personal information:

(a)    to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
(b)    in connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings;
(c)    in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights

International data transfers

4.1    Information that we collect may be transferred to the following countries which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Economic Area: the United States of America.

Retaining personal information

5.1    Personal information that we process for any purpose shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose.

Security of personal information

6.1    We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

6.2    We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure (password- and firewall-protected) servers.

6.3    All electronic financial transactions entered into through our website will be protected by encryption technology.

6.4    You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.


7.1    We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.

Your rights

8.1  You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you; provision of such information will be subject to the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity

8.2  We may withhold personal information that you request to the extent permitted by law.

8.3  You may instruct us at any time not to process your personal information for marketing purposes.

Third party websites

9.1  Our website includes hyperlinks to, and details of, third party websites.

9.2  We have no control over, and are not responsible for, the privacy policies and practices of third parties.


10.1 Our website uses cookies.

10.2 A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

10.3 Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

10.4 Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

10.5 We use both session and persistent cookies on our website.

10.6  Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of the websites.

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