Legal Mentions

The website hdcentre.org (“the Site”) is edited by the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (“we”), which is based in Geneva (114 rue de Lausanne, 1202 Geneva, Switzerland) and can be contacted at the following email address: pr@hdcentre.org.

Our privacy policy

When you visit and use our Site, we handle some of your personal data: mainly your email address (if you subscribe to our newsletter) and data on your browsing habits, so that we can get to know you better.

Our Newsletter

Our Site offers the option of subscribing to our newsletter, so that you can receive our latest news directly to your email inbox. To do this, we keep a record of your email address.

By subscribing, you authorize us to handle your data in order to regularly send you our newsletter to the address you have provided, and to exploit statistics linked to such correspondence.

A link at the bottom of each newsletter allows you to unsubscribe from our mailing list at any time. Any data pertaining to you that we hold will then be irreversibly deleted at the end of the month during which you unsubscribed, with the exception of your email address, which may be recorded for security reasons and to ensure we respect your request to unsubscribe.

Social media

When you authorize a social media network (Twitter, etc.) to share some of your personal data with us, we may receive any personal data that you share publicly on that social media platform, either from your profile or from other data that you authorize the social media to share (for example: your name, email address, gender, profile image, list of friends or contacts, preferences, etc.).

The Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (HD) can also receive personal data linked to your profile when you use a functionality of a social media that is embedded in our Site, or when you interact with us via a social media. You should always be aware of the terms and conditions, as well as the privacy policy, of such social media. Those remain the exclusive responsibility of that social media.

Cookies

Cookies are small text files containing data, that are saved on your computer by your web browser. Cookies are mostly meant to help your browser remember your preferences, including information such as your shopping carts at shopping sites, as well as anonymous data for third-party applications such as Google Analytics.

If you wish to do so, you can simply deactivate cookies in the settings of your Internet browser. We recommend that you consult the help page of your browser to find out exactly how to do this.

Our Site uses various cookies. These cookies allow us to remember the language you have chosen, or to compile anonymous statistics on visits to our Site. To learn more about the latter, we recommend that you read the information available to visitors of websites and and applications that use Google Analytics: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245.

Cookies used on our Site also help us improve your user experience through the display of integrated external content. For more informations on those cookies, we recommend that you acquaint yourself with the following information: https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies?hl=en-US and https://www.flickr.com/help/cookies.

Other legal notices

Responsibility

Users are entirely responsible for how they use the information and content present on the Site.

The Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (HD) expressly excludes all responsibility and liability (including for negligence) to the extent allowed by the law, for damages of any kind caused or occurring in connection with access to, or use of, the Site, or any other website linked to it, including any server or network failure. Neither do we bear any responsibility or liability in the event of a force majeure situation, or given the unforeseeable and insurmountable action of a third party.

The Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (HD) is committed to taking all measures necessary to guarantee the security and integrity of data. However, this does not include a guarantee of complete security.

Intellectual property

Downloading or copying any text, images, videos, photographs or other data published on the Site does not imply the transfer of any rights to such content.

Copyright, and any other rights relating to texts, graphics, photographs, videos and other data published on the Site are the exclusive property of the Site or the rights-holders explicitly mentioned. Any reproduction is subject to prior, written consent from the rights holder.

Third-party sites

The editor of the Site has no control over hypertext links included on the Site, and bears no responsibility for the domains they lead to.

The Site contains links to other Internet websites (such as Twitter, YouTube, Flickr, etc.), as well as embedded content (for example: videos, images, articles, other Internet sites, etc.). Content that is embedded from other sites will act the same as if the visitor was visiting those sites directly. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, or include third-party tracking tools, and track your interactions with this embedded content, if you have an account that is linked to their website. The editor of our Site is not responsible for this content, or for services that may be offered through such sites. Such websites are visited at the sole risk of the user.

Third parties may create links to pages on our Site, without the express consent of the Site editor.

Changes

From time to time, we may make changes to these legal notices, without prior warning. For this reason, you are encouraged to check them regularly; continuing to use our site constitutes express acceptance of the updated legal notices as soon as they enter into force.

Additional information

If you have any questions about our legal notices, or about how we use your personal data, please contact us at the following email address: privacy@hdcentre.org.

You have the right to ask us, at any time, whether we have any data pertaining to you. We will transmit any such data to you, in compliance with article 8 of the Federal Law on Data Protection. For any data protection requests, you can also use the address: privacy@hdcentre.org.

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