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Privacy policy

The OSCE is committed to safeguarding the privacy of the users of the OSCE website, while aiming to provide a personalized and valuable service.

Information collected - During a visit to the website, the following types of information are collected: browsing patterns, website preferences, location of the user. This information is only used in aggregate forms: statistical reports on number of monthly visits, typical user paths, etc. These reports are used:

  • to monitor the use of the website;
  • to identify audience profiles;
  • to support strategic planning.

Personal information is collected via registration forms. In case of registration as a system user, data are collected in aggregate form. For the registration to the Policing Experts database, additional information is requested to complete the application. This information will only be accessible to relevant officials of the OSCE or other international organizations, who are responsible for hiring experts.

Use and disclosure of personal information - The OSCE processes personal information collected via its website for the purposes of:

  • providing a personalized service;
  • receiving enquiries and requests for information;
  • running recruitment competitions;
  • providing information about the resources and services available.

The OSCE does not disclose any personal information to any outside parties, unless clearly stated otherwise.