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Privacy policy

The users of this web site are subject to the following privacy policy. This policy does not apply to pages hosted by other organizations, including National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and the International Committee of the Red Cross, which have their own privacy policies.

(A) Terms of Use

The content placed on this web site is within the sole discretion of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (“the Federation”). The Federation retains the right to modify any aspect of this web site, including but not limited to the terms of use, copyright policy and privacy policy.

All users of this web site agree to abide by the policies contained herein. No one may use this web site in a manner that is contrary to the Fundamental Principles of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.

The Federation disclaims any liability from the use of this web site.  In case of any consequences arising from the use of this web site, including improper or fraudulent use, the Federation shall not be liable.

(B) Use of personal information

Submitting personal information to this web site indicates your acceptance of the use of this information for the purposes of contacting you, and sending information and materials that we believe may be of interest to you. Whilst this information may be unsolicited, the Federation will only send information it believes may be of interest to you.

As a general rule, the Federation will not disclose any information identifying you personally, except with your permission or where required by law. Information you provide to the Federation will not be sold to third parties or used in a manner inconsistent with the aims of the web site. Information may be shared with the Federation membership or other components of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, to further facilitate humanitarian assistance. Some information identifying donors to the Federation is forwarded to third parties for purely technical and administrative processing. These parties are not authorized to distribute, sell or rent user information.

(C) Non-personal information (cookies)

“Cookies” are small amounts of information which we may store on your computer when you use our web services. Cookies help us monitor web site traffic, personalize the content of the site for you, and facilitate your ongoing access to and use of the site. They do not collect any data from your computer.

Our system will issue cookies to your computer when you log on to the site. Cookies may either be permanent  (i.e. remaining on your computer until you delete them) or temporary (i.e. remaining only until you close your browser). You may set up your computer to reject cookies using a simple procedure available in most browsers. However, if you block cookies, you may not be able to use certain features on our site and/or may be required to re-enter information more frequently to use certain services on the site.

(D) Level of security and disclaimer

The Federation will take all necessary and appropriate steps to safeguard the information that you provide and its subsequent processing, using secure systems and best practices. Only authorized personnel will have access to the information submitted to this web site.

However, the Federation cannot guarantee the security of this information. In the event that there is a breach of security or misuse of the information, the Federation is not liable. The submission of information and use of the site is at the risk of the user.

The Federation does not take any responsibility for the veracity or accuracy of any of the information submitted to it.

Notification of any change to this privacy policy will be posted on this web site. If you have any questions regarding this policy, please contact the Federation.

(E) Privileges and Immunities

Nothing in or relating to this privacy policy or this site shall be deemed a waiver of any of the privileges and immunities of the Federation.

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