Who We Are

Water Solutions International e. V.
Köpenicker Straße 325
Haus 201
12555 Berlin (Germany)

Registration no.: VR 33184 B-1 Amtsgericht Berlin-Charlottenburg

Board members:

• Dipl.-Ing. Frank Pogade (Chairman)
• Dipl.-Ing. Stefan Richter
• Dipl.-Ing. Murat Ceylan

The URL of our website is: http://www.watersolutions-int.org (old URL: http://www.watersolutions-international.org)

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Contact forms

On this website you can contact us via a contact form. The personal information you provide will be stored in our databases and used for normal business correspondence and service purposes.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Currently we do not use analytics services on our website.


If you’re an registered user or author and upload images to this website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Who we share our data with

Depending on the project and relevance, we share your data with third parties. These can be our partners, such as companies and organizations in the respective locations and countries, cloud services for storage during project processing, such as Dropbox, payment service providers, such as banks, Paypal or debt collection companies. However, only the data that is absolutely necessary is passed on.

How long we retain your data

We store personal data in the customer file for an unlimited period of time, but at least ten years after we have realized the last project with them. In all other cases, you can request the deletion of your data from us at any time and we will be happy to provide proof of this on request.

For authors who are registered on our website, we additionally store the personal information they provide in their user profiles. All users can view, change or delete their personal information at any time (the user name cannot be changed). Website administrators can also view and change this information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

On this website you have the possibility to share content directly via social networks like Facebook and more. Personal data that you pass on or have passed on to these services is outside our area of responsibility, but in the responsibility of the respective provider. Data that is collected directly on or via our website, e.g. via our web hosting Host Europe, is protected in accordance with European data protection regulations.

If data is stored for a project with providers outside the EU, e.g. cloud services, etc., these are carefully checked beforehand for compliance with the standards, in particular also whether this is achieved by an agreement such as the Privacy Shield, own contractual clauses or company guidelines.

Additional information

How we protect your data

When transmitting personal data, e.g. via the contact form on this website or when sending e-mails, appropriate technical measures such as encryption, security measures such as two-factor authentication are used.

What data breach procedures we have in place

In the event of data protection violations, we take all necessary measures to eliminate potential or real data leaks, such as internal reporting systems.

If you have any questions about our privacy policy do not hesitate to contact us: info@watersolutions-int.org