Data Protection Policy

The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, Franz-Mehring-Platz 1, 10243 Berlin, Germany, operates a current service and information portal at the Internet address (as well as subdomains and other alias domains).

As a provider, we take the protection of your personal data seriously and adhere strictly to the rules of the data protection laws. Personal data are collected on this website only to the extent necessary. In no case will the collected data be sold or passed on to third parties for other reasons.

Information on is only transmitted in encrypted form. The site provides the content exclusively via the internet protocol «https» with a valid, generally accepted security certificate.

The following explanation gives you an overview of how we ensure this protection and what kind of data are collected for what purpose.

Any changes to the data protection policy will be announced at this point.

Anonymized data processing

When using internet services, data are transmitted to us by your browser and stored in the log files of the web server. These are:

  • Anonymized IP address
  • Browser type / version
  • Operating system
  • Referrer URL (previous visited page)
  • Time of server request

These data are not to be attributed to the service provider to specific persons. They are used exclusively for system-related and statistical purposes. This data is not merged with other data sources.


When the homepage of is called, cookies are temporarily stored in the browser. Temporarily means that the cookies are only valid until the end of the respective browser session (session) or for a longer time (in case of Matomo web analysis). does not host pages with login areas or individual visitor sessions. The cookies therefore do not contain any user-specific or personal data and are only used for statistical purposes.

On different pages of may data be collected on cookies by third parties whose services we claim (SoundCloud, Google, Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Flickr, Knightlab). You can prevent this by not accepting cookies from third-party providers in your browser settings.

MyFonts Counter: On our site we use the font-code of the company MyFonts Inc., 500 Unicorn Park Drive, Woburn, MA 01801, USA (myFonts), since we use a font from (pay per view) . If you have activated Java Script in your browser and do not have a Java Script Blocker installed, your browser can transfer personal data to MyFonts. We do not know which data MyFonts is linked to the data obtained and for which purposes MyFonts uses this data. To prevent the execution of Java Script Code from MyFonts altogether, you can install a Java Script Blocker (eg For more information about MyFonts privacy, please visit the following link:

Social Share feature

The social share buttons of Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and Diaspora do not automatically transfer data to the service provider when visiting the website. Even after clicking on the Share button, no user-specific data are transferred to the provider.

Web analysis

The online editorial team of the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung uses the Open Source software «Matomo» for web analysis. With the data protection-safe alternative to «Google Analytics», collected data for statistical purposes such as visitor number, clicks, search terms, referrers, entrance pages, exit pages, the IP address, etc. will be saved on the server of an independent provider for the statistical evaluation for the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung and not for other (eg commercial) purposes. Therefore Matomo stores cookies on your computer. Each visitor has the opportunity to decide whether he/she wants to contribute to the statistic-based optimization of or the protection of personal data is predominant.

Here you can see, if the analysis software Matomo data from your browser are transmitted and possibly prevent this:

Matomo Tracking

Newsletter, subscriptions, orders

If you wish to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we require you a valid e-mail address as well as information which will allow us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address or that the owner agrees to receive the newsletter. Further data is not collected.

Subscriptions and/or orders of publications sent by mail require the storage of the necessary information for the dispatch (name, address, confirmation of consent, payment data, if applicable).

You may revoke your consent to the storage and use of this data at any time.

Comments, emails

Obviously, we collect and store such information that you enter into blogs, news boards and similar public information systems, or otherwise transfer us to us. This includes comments, names, email addresses and URLs that you enter into the corresponding comment fields. This information is voluntary and is not checked in any way, the use of pseudonyms etc. is possible. We would like to point out that the name, web page and comments given are for each user of the site.

Right of access

You have the right at all times to obtain information about the personal data stored in your personal data, its origin and recipient, as well as the purpose of the storage. In addition, you can, of course, revoke your consent to the collection and storage of your personal data. In these cases, please contact the external data protection officer of the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung:

Jens O. Krügermann

The data protection officer is also your contact person if you have questions that this data protection declaration could not answer you or if you would like to have more detailed information on one point.

A Public Procedural Directory according to § 4e BDSG can be found here.