Information for those affected
Notification pursuant to Art. 34 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
On January 18, 2022, a cyber attack against a data centre service provider of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) was detected. In other words, someone outside the Red Cross accessed data stored for tracing service purposes and thus possibly your data.
This incident has been met with deep concern throughout the Red Cross and Red Crescent movement and also among us at the German Red Cross (GRC). We would like to assure you that, together with the ICRC, we are working intensively to clarify the incident as quickly as possible. In the following, we provide you with all the information we have gathered so far, so that together we can deal with this challenging situation in the best possible way.
Our message to you
We want to assure you that we are here to help you through this difficult situation. We know that you have entrusted us with very personal information and details about sensitive events in your life. We do not take this responsibility lightly. We want you to know that together with the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, we are doing our utmost to provide the services that we offer around the world.