Privacy Policy


Strategic Partnerships for the Implementation of the Paris Agreement (SPIPA) has been implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, which is responsible for data processing. As a German federal enterprise under private law, GIZ processes personal data exclusively in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the German Federal Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz, BDSG).

Use of cookies

This website uses cookies that are automatically deleted as soon as the browser on which the page is displayed is closed (referred to as temporary cookies or session cookies). Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website and enable you to use the site. Without cookies – for example, where cookies have been disabled in the browser – you will not be able to make full use of this website.

Session cookies are used for user analysis as described below. They make it possible to assign various requests from a browser to a session and to recognise the browser when the website is visited again (session ID). Cookies do not contain any personal data and expire at the end of the session.

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

The website does not store personal data.

Reference to user rights

Visitors to the SPIPA Playbook website have the right:

  • to obtain information about their data stored by us (Article 15 GDPR).
  • to have their data stored by us rectified (Article 16 GDPR).
  • to have their data stored by us erased (Article 17 GDPR).
  • to obtain restriction of processing of their data stored by us (Article 18 GDPR).
  • to object to the storage of their data if personal data are processed on the basis of the first sentence of Article 6 (1) 1 f and e GDPR (Article 21 GDPR).
  • to receive their personal data in a commonly used and machine-readable format from the controller such that they can be potentially transmitted to another controller (right to data portability, Article 20 GDPR).
  • To withdraw their consent to the extent that the data has been processed on the basis of consent (Article 6 (1) a GDPR). The lawfulness of the processing on the basis of the consent given remains unaffected until receipt of the withdrawal.

Users also have the right in accordance with Article 77 GDPR to lodge a complaint with the competent data protection supervisory authority. The competent authority is the Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (BfDI).


If you have any questions or complaints about this website, please get in touch with the GIZ data protection officer at