This section contains information on the use of all British Council websites as well as details on the policies that the British Council abides by.

These terms of use and policies are updated from time to time. This content was last updated on 17 February 2014. 

Terms on the use of this site

The British Council has set out specific information on how you may use this site. Here you will find information on how this site has been designed to make it accessible to everyone. You will also find information on our cookie policy and details on how to make a complaint.

TERMS OF USE

The British Council has terms and conditions on the use of this site and links to and from this site. 

You can read our full terms and conditions in English.

ACCESSIBILITY

We have made every effort to make www.britishcouncil.de easy to use for everyone, no matter what browser you choose to use, and whether or not you use any special equipment to access it. 

You can read more information on the British Council's website accessibility measures in English.

COOKIE POLICY

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website without storing any personally identifiable information about you. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. 

You can read our full policy on the use of cookies in English.

Policies

As a cultural relations organisation, the British Council has policies that explain the ways in which we behave to protect privacy, children, the environment as well as how we provide freedom of information, and provide equal opportunities.

PRIVACY

We regard the lawful and correct treatment of personal information as important to our successful operations and to the maintenance of confidence of those with whom we deal. As such this statement will apply equally to all of our offices irrespective of where they are based. 

You can read our full policy on privacy in English.

CHILD PROTECTION POLICY

The British Council recognises that we have a fundamental duty of care towards all of the children we engage with including a duty to protect them from abuse. We achieve this through compliance with UK child protection laws and relevant laws in each of the countries we operate in, as well as by adherence to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) 1989. 

You can read our full policy on child protection in English.

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION

The British Council prides itself on seeking new and open ways of engaging with the worldwide community. In order to build integrity and trust, it is important that we set an example by opening up more of our organisations to the world. 

You can read our full policy on freedom of information in English.