Data Protection

Data Protection

Data processing is the responsibility of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Postal adress:
Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 36 + 40, 53113 Bonn
Dag-Hammarskjöld-Weg 1–5, 65760 Eschborn

Contact details of the data protection officer:


Project contact:

Sustainable Urban & Industrial Development

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
B 5/2, Safdarjung Enclave
New Delhi 110029, INDIA

T: +91-11-4949 5353
F: +91-11-49495391;



The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a public-benefit federal enterprise for international cooperation. We work as a federal enterprise under private law. Our aim is to achieve the development-policy objective of improving the living conditions of people worldwide and conserving the natural resources on which livelihoods depend.


Purpose and Participatori Approach of EnteKochi

EnteKochi (meaning MyKochi in local Malayalam) encourages the participation of as many people as possible in thinking creatively and freely about the future of Kochi. Besides an exhibition space in Fort Kochi (Folklore Cultural Theatre) and several workshops all over the city the website reaches out to all people to bring in their perspective as well as their ideas for a future Kochi.


Website Analytics, Cookies and Hosting

This site does not use any user tracking services like Google Analytics or comparable technologies.

No data is passed on to third parties and as a general principle, data will not be transmitted to third states.


When entering this page for the first time, a permanent cookie called „user“ is used to improve user experience. Cookies are small text files for technical processing that are stored locally in your browser cache. Without cookies – in other words, for example, when cookies have been deactivated in the browser – full use of this website is not possible. The cookie creates a random ID and saves the language selection (English or Malayalam) for each user. No other information or personal data will be stored.


Furthermore, anonymized IP addresses are stored for each page you view. The IP anonymization occurs before any data storage or processing takes place. Saved IP addresses are deleted on a regular basis.


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


This site is hosted at uberspace ( in Germany. The hosting company has high data security standards and applies to 




Jonas Pasche

Kaiserstr. 15

55116 Mainz


Notes regarding objection

For this purpose, a cookie is stored on the device, preventing user data from being collected when the user visits this website. In order for the objection to take effect, the cookie must be stored on every device used. As the cookie is stored in specific browsers (internet programs), the cookie must be stored in every browser if several browsers are used on one device (e.g. Internet Explorer, Chrome, Mozilla Firefox). Please also note that, if you delete all cookies, the objection cookie will also be deleted and will need to be stored again.


Duration of data retention

Personal data are regularly deleted when

  • they are no longer needed for project purposes 

  • when the individuals concerned have not given any separate authorisation

  • when statutory data storage obligations and periods have expired.


Reference to user rights

You are entitled to:

  • to object to data processing,

  • enquire about your personal data and its processing

  • to have this corrected if necessary, or to request restriction of processing or the erasure of the data

The data will then be erased.

If you have any questions or complaints about this website, please contact the GIZ data protection officer (see contact information provided above). You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the responsible data protection supervisory authority. The responsible authority in this case is the German Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (BfDI).