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
The Academy collects information relevant to the training programmes we provide and the outreach specific to those programmes. If you wish to register for our open courses or tailor-made trainings, then we may ask you to provide personal information such as your full name, e-mail address, date of birth, gender, working address, telephone number or work experience. We may also ask for a credit card number and/or a billing address which is necessary to send you an invoice.
We may also collect information about your visit to our website. This could include the pages you view or the links you click, along with standard information that your browser sends to every website you visit such as your IP address, browser type and preferred language, access 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 by email. This could include newsletters which we only send to those who have expressed an interest in our work and have deliberately opted-in to receive information from us.
Furthermore, in compliance with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Academy will fulfill requests from anyone who would like to review or have removed their personal data on file at the Academy. If you have receive information or emails from us and wish to be removed from future correspondence with us, then please contact us.
Storing and Sharing Information
Our training programmes are often conducted in cooperation with other institutes or freelance trainers, in some cases outside the EU. We may also hire companies to provide services such as payment processing, email confirmation and announcements, website hosting or statistical analysis. These third parties will be permitted to obtain personal information necessary to deliver their services. They are required to maintain the confidentiality of the information and are prohibited from using it for any other purpose. Except as described in this statement, we will not share your personal information with third parties. The Hague Academy for Local Governance will never sell, rent or lease your personal information.
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, May 2018