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(47) Deutsche Vereinigung für Datenschutz (DVD) e.V.

13 February 2006

Application for "At-Large Structure" (ALS) Designation
Deutsche Vereinigung für Datenschutz (DVD) e.V.

Contact Information

  1. Organization's Name: Deutsche Vereinigung für Datenschutz (DVD) e.V.
  2. Organization's email address: dvd@xxxxxx
  3. Organization's phone number (include country/city codes): +49 228 222498
  4. Organization's address (location and postal address, if different):
    Bonner Talweg 33-35, D-53113 Bonn, GERMANY
  5. Organization's website (URL) (if available):
  6. Organization's contact for ALS application (email, phone, address):
    Werner Hülsmann,, +4975313659056


  1. Is your organization constituted so that participation by individual Internet users who are citizens or residents of countries within the Geographic Region in which your organization is based will predominate in your organization's operation?
  2. Describe your organization's constituents/membership (number, citizenship/location, defining characteristic - e.g. profession for professional societies):
    250 members located in Germany, interested in privacy and data protection
  3. Explain the eligibility requirements (if any) for your organization's constituents/membership (if you provide a written application for admission as a member, you may attach a copy):
    To be interested in privacy and dataprotection, see also
  4. In what language/s does your organization conduct its business?
    German, somtimes english
  5. Provide support for the statement that your organization is self-supporting (by answering "yes" you confirm that it will not rely on ICANN for funding):
  6. Describe your organization's structure (e.g. governing and decision-making bodies and processes):
    Members, committee
  7. Does your organization commit to supporting its individual constituents'/membership's informed participation in ICANN?
  8. Describe how your organization keeps its constituents/membership informed about, and enables them to participate in, decisions regarding issues of interest:
    Newsletter, quarterly journal
  9. Does your organization post on the Internet publicly-accessible, current information about your organization's goals, structure, description of constituent group(s)/membership, working mechanisms, leadership, and contact(s) (if this information currently is available, provide URLs)?
  10. Provide information on your organization's leadership (leaders' names, positions, emails):
    see on, e-mail for all: dvd@xxxxxx


  1. What is your organization's primary goal or mission (please attach any mission or policy statement for your organization, if in writing, or provide a URL, if posted):
  2. What ICANN-related issues currently are of interest to your organization's constituents/membership:
    privacy and dataprotection
  3. If formed, will your organization commit to assisting the Regional At-Large Organization (RALO) for the region in which your organization is based in performing its function?


Werner Hülsmann

Step VII - Certified as At-Large Structure