Publication data / Data privacy

Statement regarding the collation and use of personal data

Each time a user accesses the Internet content of the Federal Foreign Office or calls up a file, data on this activity is temporarily stored and processed in a log file.

Each item of data is anonymised before storage by changing the IP address.

Specifically, the following data is stored each time content is accessed:

  • anonymised IP address,
  • date and time,
  • accessed page/name of accessed file,
  • amount of data transmitted
  • notification wheter the process was successful.

This data is evaluated solely for statistical and qualityrelated purposes and is subsequently deleted.

It is not used for other purposes or transferred to third parties.

Accessing individual pages generates socalled transient cookies to facilitate navigation. These session cookies contain no personal data and are erased at the end of the session. Technology such as Java applets and activeX controls which allows user access behaviour to be monitored is not used.

Postal and email addresses supplied in connection with enquiries or requests for information material are used solely for correspondence and shipping respectively.


This homepage is published by the German Embassy in Gaborone

If you have any questions or suggestions concerning this webpage you are welcome to contact us:

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

Queens Road, Plot 1079-1084, Main Mall

PO Box 315

Gaborone / Botswana

Tel: 00267 - 395 3143

Fax: 00267 - 395 3038

E-Mail: gaborone%27%diplo%27%de,info

Editorial Responsibility:

Responsible: Rolf Ulrich

Editorial Office: Cathleen Burnett

Copyright of used pictures:

Auswärtiges Amt, RegierungOnline, picture-alliance/ dpa, or as indicated below the picture.

Editing and technical planning


Cathleen Burnett

Design and technical implementation

Picture sources

Federal Photo Archive, Press and Information Office of the Federal Government, photo archive Federal Foreign Office