The Hague Academy for Local Governance respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it. Please read the Privacy Statement below which describes the information we collect online and how it is used. The Privacy Statement applies to data collected by The Hague Academy for Local Governance through our website.

Collection of information
If you wish to register for our training programmes, we ask you to provide personal information, such as your name, e-mail address, date of birth, gender, working address, telephone number or work experience. We will also ask for a credit card number or a billing address, that is used to send you an invoice.

We may also collect information about your visit to our website, including the pages you view or the links you click, and standard information that your browser sends to every website you visit, such as your IP address, browser type and language, acces times and referring website addresses.

Use of information
The Hague Academy for Local Governance collects and uses your personal information for registration and payment purposes and for the preparation and operation of our training programmes. The information we collect may also be used to improve our website or to send you practical information and newsletters.

Sharing of information
The Hague Academy for Local Governance will not sell, rent or lease your personal information to others. Except as described in this statement, we will not share your personal information with third parties.

Our training programmes are often carried out in cooperation with other training institutes or free lance trainers. We may also hire companies to provide service such as processing and delivery of mailings, hosting websites or performing statistical analysis. These third parties will be permitted to obtain the personal information they need to deliver their services. They are required to maintain the confidentiality of the information and are prohibited from using it for any other purpose.

We may access and/or disclose your personal information if we believe such action is necessary to comply with the law or to protect and defend the rights or property of The Hague Academy for Local Governance.

The Hague Academy for Local Governance, April 2007