IOM seeks to ensure that personal information processed through the Website is handled with the utmost care and confidentiality. Data privacy is a human right and is essential to human dignity.
IOM does not collect personal information unless such information is voluntarily disclosed, for example for certain functions of the Website. In all cases, IOM will store personal information safely and securely and will only process personal information of the User for the specified purpose for which it was disclosed.
IOM may collect certain personal data for the creation of a User’s personal account, for which full name, username, country and email address are required. Job title, picture and areas of expertise and interest may also be provided. The information provided through the registration process will be shared with other Users, allowing for further interaction between Users in the Community Area. IOM will only use the personal information for the purpose of creating a profile in the Website to join the Community Area, to be able to interact with other Users on matters related to specialized migrant protection areas through online thematic groups.
IOM may also request personal data for other uses such as to request [training] materials available under Learning. The User will be requested to provide certain data, such as full name, email address, organization and country. This information is collected to assist IOM in understanding Users’ interests and use of the requested material. IOM may also contact the User for follow-up on the requested material.
IOM relies on online service providers for the provision of services, such as cloud hosting providers. IOM controls all processing of the data, including personal data. Data is encrypted and cannot be accessed by the cloud hosting providers.
At any time, the User may request that IOM delete any personal data disclosed by the User at any time by contacting the Website Support Team: email@example.com.
Monitoring Website Traffic
IOM monitors general trends in the use of its websites.
What Are Cookies?
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- To ensure the Website is working efficiently.
- To improve the User’s experience on the Website.
- To ensure that the Website meets the Users’ needs.
- To improve the Materials on the Website.
- To measure and improve the Website’s performance and content impact.
- To learn the location from which the User is accessing the Website and in which language.
The Website may contain embedded third-party content or plugins, such as links to Facebook, videos on YouTube, photos on Instagram, Twitter, online news platform and other resources. Third parties delivering this content will often install cookies on your browsing device, and IOM uses these cookies for the same purposes as it uses its own cookies.
IOM cannot be held responsible for protecting the privacy of data collected by third party cookies even if they link to IOM’s website through embedded content or plugins. Most modern web browsers permit users to disable cookies from third parties while enabling cookies on the host site.
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