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Privacy Notice


At UNRISD protecting our users’ privacy is paramount. We use robust security measures and meet high standards to guarantee the fulfilment of users’ rights. This notice indicates the data UNRISD collects from website users, for which purposes, and relevant information about users’ rights, your rights.

What information does UNRISD collect?
When you browse the UNRISD website, information such as Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, navigation through the site, time spent on pages, and browser type, is collected from standard server logs via Google Analytics and login cookies. None of this information identifies the users.

When you subscribe to our emailing list, i.e. create an account at UNRISD, only your name, email address, and institution of affiliation are collected. When you apply for a job at the Institute, date of birth, mailing address, nationality, phone number, gender, marital status, education background and employment record (including professional references) are collected by UNRISD Content Management System. This happens only with your knowledge and permission, and all data are kept confidential.

When joining a discussion group via Disqus, other participants of such groups (including individuals outside UNRISD) may see personal information that you have publically shared. To learn more about Disqus Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, please visit:
https://help.disqus.com/terms-and-policies/disqus-privacy-policy

How is this information used?
Data collected through Google Analytics and login cookies are used solely for website traffic statistics and internal reporting. If you would like to opt-out of Google Analytics monitoring your behaviour on our site please use this link (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/)

We do not store IP addresses, users’ locations (except that in the subscription form) or any information related to the devices from which users access the UNRISD website.

We do not share any of this information with third parties. We only process data internally. Emailing lists are only used when users have authorized us to do so (opted in) and for the purpose of communicating with users about publications, events, ongoing research, research outputs and findings, as well as about institutional updates, news, announcements, and job vacancies.

Why is this information used?
This information helps us know our users, communicate effectively with you, improve our services, and make our work more relevant.

Opting out
If you would like to stop receiving updates from UNRISD, you can opt out at any time. To do so, click the Unsubscribe button in the footer section of UNRISD emails. Upon request, you may also review, update and/or get your data deleted permanently from our database.

Notification of changes in our privacy policy
This privacy notice may be subject to revisions and updates in the future. Any changes to the ways we use data will be documented and posted here.

Contact Us
If you have any inquiries about our privacy policy and its implementation, you may contact us at infounrisd@un.org specifying Query: Privacy Notice as the subject of your email.