Updated: 20 March 2020
IOM is committed to the data protection of personal information of the users of the IOM Publications Portal.
Users can browse the websites without revealing any personal information.
Monitoring Website Traffic
IOM monitors general trends in the use of its websites.
IOM uses the information to generate statistics and measure the websites’ activity in order to improve the usefulness of the websites. This information is never connected with any personal information you supply to IOM if you register for one of IOM’s services, online orders or make a credit card payment.
You are free to decline cookies if your browser permits, although in that case you may not be able to use certain features on the websites and may be required to re-enter information more frequently to use certain services on the websites.
IOM does not collect personal information, such as the name, mailing address, email address, and other information of individual users, unless such information is voluntarily disclosed, for example by ordering a publication, making an online donation or subscribing to a newsletter. In such event, IOM will only use the personal information for the purpose for which it was disclosed.
IOM does not sell, distribute or rent personal information collected on its websites.
IOM relies on online service providers for the provision of services, such as hosting services, website traffic analysis, electronic newsletters, online surveys, online shopping carts and electronic payment solutions.
If you are purchasing goods or services on the websites, you may be asked to provide your credit card details. These details are transferred to a secure online payment service provider, hosted outside IOM. You are therefore encouraged to review their privacy policies, when visiting these websites. IOM does not retain credit card information.
IOM does not share personal information with any third party, unless it is related to the provision of services such as purchasing a publication, completing a survey or making a donation.
IOM does not intend to either solicit or collect personal information from anyone under the age of 13 years. Individuals under the age of 13, should not use or enter information on the websites.
Throughout the IOM website and related pages, you may find links to other third-party websites. Please note that IOM is not responsible for the privacy policies or content on third-party websites.