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UNESCO-UNEVOC Data Privacy Notice

UNESCO is committed to protecting personal data in line with its Principles on Personal Data Protection and Privacy.

This Privacy Notice explains how UNESCO-UNEVOC uses the personal data we collect from you when you use our website.

What data do we collect?

UNESCO-UNEVOC collects the following data:

  • Personal identification data you directly provide email address, phone number, postal address, etc.
  • Data generated by your activity (Log information such as Internet protocol (IP) address, navigation behaviour through the website, device and software used, the time/date/duration of your visit, and other similar information)
How do we collect your data?

We collect data and process data when you:

  • Create a UNEVOC account
  • Register for events (see separate Privacy Notice for Online Events)
  • Voluntarily complete a survey or provide feedback on any of our message boards or via email.
  • Use or view our website via your browser's cookies.
How will we use your data?

UNESCO-UNEVOC collects your data for:

  • Providing the services you have requested, including processing of your registration, and managing your account.
  • Statistical purposes and website traffic analysis.
In some circumstances we make your data available outside UNESCO-UNEVOC, such as for:

  • We use third-party service Matomo for website analytics. You can opt out of such tracking any time:

How do we store your data?

UNESCO-UNEVOC securely stores your data on web hosting services used by the organization. Your data will not be published for general access nor disclosed or sold to third parties. UNESCO-UNEVOC, however, assumes no responsibility for the security of this information.

Data you provide directly is typically kept until either (1) you unsubscribe from the service requested or until (2) 2 years after your last transaction. We store data about your activity on our websites for 11 months, after which time it is deleted. We keep data on email activity for 24 months, after which time it is deleted.

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology. For further information, visit allaboutcookies.org.

How do we use cookies?

UNESCO-UNEVOC uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including:

  • Keeping you signed in
  • Understanding how you use our website
What types of cookies do we use?

There are a number of different types of cookies, however, our website uses only one kind:

  • Functionality - UNESCO-UNEVOC uses these cookies so that we recognize you on our website and remember your previously selected preferences. These could include what language you prefer and location you are in. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used.
How to manage cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

Links to other websites

Our website contains links to other websites. Our Privacy Notice applies only to our website. For example, we link to our accounts on a number of social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Flickr and YouTube. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or content on third-party websites and encourage you to read the privacy notices of other websites you visit.

Changes to our Privacy Notice

We will revise or update this Notice if our practices change, or as we develop better ways to keep you informed about them. Please refer back to this page often for the latest information and the effective date of any changes. If we decide to change this Notice, we will post a new Notice on our website and change the date at the bottom. Changes to the Notice shall not apply retroactively.

How to contact us

You may request access to your personal data in order to verify its accuracy and may request correction. To do so in connection with your use of this website please contact unevoc(at)unesco.org.

You can also contact the Data Protection and Privacy Officer at privacy(at)unesco.org for any other questions regarding the processing of your personal data.

Updates to this Privacy Notice

Updated: 08/12/2022

UNESCO's Principles on Personal Data Protection and Privacy.



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