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INEE Web Privacy Statement

Updated August 2013

This privacy policy sets out how the Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE) uses and protects any information that you give INEE when you use this website. INEE is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

INEE may change this policy, and will inform INEE members of any changes via email. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.


What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name, job title, organizational affilition
  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as city and country of residence, group and email preferences, and interests
  • other information relevant to member surveys

What we do with the information we gather

We collect a certain amount of information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Member communications (according to your selected preferences)
  • Internal record keeping and membership profile mapping
  • Improvement of our products and services
  • Reporting on website usage using web analytics
  • Facilitating intra-network dialogue and interaction between members
  • We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests


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


How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to member needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.


Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.


Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • The INEE member join/profile form has a limited number of mandatory data fields. Apart from these fields, you may supply as little or much information about yourself as you wish.
  • On the INEE member join/profile form, you may select to conceal/reveal your profile to other members. At no time is your profile visible to anyone who is not logged in to the INEE website.
  • You may also set your e-communications preferences to control the number and frequency of emails you receive from INEE.

We will not sell, distribute, or lease your personal information to third parties or partners unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen. The information you provide will be used exclusively by INEE.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please update your profile by logging in directly to the website. Alternatively, you can email us at, and we will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.