The T20-Germany Website is initiated by the Kiel Institute for the World Economy.

Organization and Address:

Kiel Institute for the World Economy
Institut für Weltwirtschaft an der Universität Kiel (IfW)
Kiellinie 66
24105 Kiel, Germany
Phone: +49 431 8814 – 1
Telefax: +49 431 8814 – 500

Authorised Representative:

President: Prof. Dennis Snower, Ph.D.,
Phone: +49 431 8814-235

Responsible Supervisory Authority:

Ministry of Education, Science and Cultural Affairs of the Land Schleswig-Holstein
Jensendamm 5, 24103 Kiel

Value Added Tax Identification Number: DE 251899169

The Kiel Institute for the World Economy is a foundation under public law of the federal state of Schleswig-Holstein.

Responsible for the content in accordance with the German Press Act:

President: Prof. Dennis Snower, Ph.D.,
Phone: +49 431 8814-235


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1. Content of our Website

The content of this website has been carefully prepared and reviewed. However, the Institute für Weltwirtschaft an der Universität Kiel (the Kiel Institute for the World Economy) does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness or quality of the information provided, or that it is up-to-date. Liability claims against the Kiel Institute in respect of material or immaterial damage caused by the use or non-use of the information offered or by inaccurate or incomplete information are in principle ruled out provided that there is no provable culpable intent or gross negligence on the Association’s part.

The Kiel Institute expressly reserves the right to alter, amend or delete parts of the site or the entire offering, or to cease publication, without prior notice.

2. References and Links

The Kiel Institute is not responsible for the content, availability, correctness or accuracy of the linked sites or of the offerings, links or advertisements therein. It is not liable for illegal, incorrect or incomplete content or in particular for damages arising from the use or non-use of the information provided on linked sites. Responsible for this content (Policy Briefs) in accordance with the German Press Act are the Authors

3. Copyright

The copyright for any material created by the Kiel Institute for the World Economy is reserved. Any duplication or use of objects such as images, diagrams, sounds or texts in other electronic or printed publications is not permitted without the Kiel Institute for the World Economy’s agreement.

This does not apply for official press releases of the public relations office and other materials offered there for press coverage. Press releases are supposed to be used and duplicated numerously.

4. Data Protection

It is important to us to protect your privacy when using our websites, so we would like to ask you to please note the following information:

Anonymous Data Collection:

As a matter of principle, you can visit the websites of theT20-Germany Website without informing us who you are. We only get to know the name of your internet service provider, the website from which you came to our website and which of our websites you visit. This information will be evaluated for statistical purposes. You as an individual user remain anonymous.

Collection and Processing of Personal Data:

If there is an option to enter personal or business data (e-mail addresses, names, addresses) on the website, the user will disclose such information on a voluntary basis only. Personal data are only collected if you submit them voluntarily, e.g. in order to execute a contract or a survey.

Transfer and Processing of Data to Countries outside the European Economic Area:

We do not transfer any of these data into states outside the EEA.

Utilisation and Circulation of Personal Data:

The personal data collected through the websites of the G20-Insights-Platform will only be used without your consent for the execution of contracts and in order to process your enquiries. If you have previously provided your consent, your data shall also be used for the purposes of providing information on our products and services, conducting market research, and tailoring our electronic services to meet your requirements. Equally, your data shall only be used for tailoring information to your personal requirements if you have granted your consent. Your data will not be circulated to third parties. You can of course revoke your consent at any time, effective from the time of revocation.

External Links:

In order to provide you with optimized information, you will find links to third parties’ websites on our website. The Kiel Institute for the World Economy cannot control the contents and design of these third parties’ websites. Therefore, the guarantees given by this data protection statement do of course not apply to these websites.


What are “cookies”, and how do we use them?

If you visit the website, cookies will be stored on your computer. A cookie is a small text file sent by the server hosting the website, which is being saved in your browser. It contains a string of characters to identify you as a user (ID). Cookies do not harm and do not contain viruses. Cookies help to improve quality and performance of the website. The use of the basic functions of the website is also possible without cookies. But certain features of our website necessitate cookies, e.g. login procedure or the permanent saving of social sharing settings. The cookie to save the social sharing setting “For permanent activation and to agree to transfer data” is valid for one year. The validity of the login cookie is limited to the time of the session. Both cookies will be deleted after their validity expires if you do not change the setting beforehand. Many browsers are initially set to accept cookies. If you’d like to know how your browser uses cookies, or instruct it not to use them or confirm them in each case, you should change your browser settings accordingly. Cookies can also be deleted at any time from the hard drive of your computer by using the privacy features of the browser. In case of not allowing or deleting cookies, features and usability of the website could be limited.

What do we do to protect your data?:

The Kiel Institute for the World Economy takes extensive technical and organizational security precautions to protect your personal data against manipulation, either accidentally or deliberately, being lost, destroyed or accessed by unauthorized third parties. We are constantly improving these precautions as technology develops.

5. Legal validity

This disclaimer of liability is to be regarded as part of the Internet offering from which you were referred to this page. Should parts or individual forms of wording in this text not, no longer or not fully comply with applicable law, this does not affect the content or validity of the remaining parts of the document.

6. Twitter

We’ve included a “Twitter widget” in our site to display tweets of our Twitter accounts. A connection to Twitter is established for this. Here, log data are sent to a Twitter and a cookie is set on your computer. According to own data, Twitter starts after a maximum of 10 days by deleting, identifying or capturing that data. This is usually done immediately, but can take up to one week. For more information, see Twitter Privacy Policy.


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