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Privacy Policy

The Geneva Peacebuilding Platform is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. The privacy statement that follows is intended to help you understand how we may use the data you provide to us as a user of our site, and our online Event services (Geneva Peace Week registration, app, and website).

Our privacy policy may require periodic updates as part of the evolving regulatory framework for data protection. We invite you to check this page regularly to make sure you have read the latest version.

What information we collect and how we use it

Mailing List

If you choose to sign up to our Mailing List, we will collect the following information:

  • Email address
  • Name
  • Organizational Affiliation
  • Job Title
  • Country

This information is used to circulate information on our news and events and to understand the nature of our audience, in order to better serve you. This data may also be used to create anonymous statistics on our audience outreach.

If you no longer wish to receive our newsletters, you can unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of any newsletter.

Event Registration

If you choose to sign up to one of our events, we request the following information:

  • Title (Mr, Ms, etc.)
  • Name
  • Institution
  • Position
  • Email address
  • Sector of Work

This infomation is used to communicate with you about the event and to create an event participants list. In addition, this data may also be used to compile anonymous statistics about our audience outreach.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you leave our site, please note that we are not responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting any third party sites. Linked sites are not governed by this privacy statement and we advise you to consult the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Who do we share your information with?

The Geneva Peacebuilding Platform does not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties, unless required by law to do so.

Your rights

We want to make sure that your personal information and your choices are accurate and up to date.

If you no longer wish to receive our updates and news, either contact us at asking to be removed from our mailing list or click on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our newsletters.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Cookies and plugins

Our site uses plugins and cookies that may automatically record information. A cookie is a small data file that is placed on your device to allow a site to recognize you as a user when you return using the same device and web browser, either for the duration of your visit (using a ‘session cookie’) or for repeat visits (a ‘persistent cookie’). Other similar files work in the same way and we use the word ‘cookie’ in this policy to refer to all files that collect information in this way.

Cookies are a commonly used technology for remembering certain information about a visitor to a site. The vast majority of sites currently make use of cookies. We use cookies for the following purposes:

• to analyse data generated from our website, for example, recognizing and counting the number of visitors and their geographical location; and

• to record your visit to the site and see which pages you have visited and the and links you have followed. This helps us to see what parts of the site are popular and which sections may need improving to better serve our users

We will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you, but If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by this site you can do this through your browser settings.

Please note that restricting cookies may mean that you will not be able to take full advantage of all the features or services available on this site. 


If you have any questions related to this privacy policy please contact us:

Last updated: 17 July 2020