Privacy & Cookies

The UK National Commission for UNESCO is committed to protecting your privacy and will only use the information we collect about you lawfully.

Our Policy Brief: overview
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What information do we collect and why?
How we use your personal data
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Our Policy Brief: Overview

Last Updated: 21 May 2018. 

The purpose of this privacy policy is to be transparent about how the UK National Commission for UNESCO collects, uses and protects the personal information you provide to us. For example, this includes if you contact us by filling out a form on our website, or via telephone, email, or letters. This also includes information you provide us when you interact with one of our services such as registering with us as a UNESCO UK Expert, and applying for UNESCO Prizes or designation status.

The UK National Commission for UNESCO acts under current legislation and ensures best practice in the processing of personal data.

Why we collect personal information:

  • To provide policy advice
  • To undertake research
  • To administer prizes and UNESCO applications
  • For administration purposes
  • To promote the role of UNESCO and its sites and projects in the UK

What types of personal information we collect:

  • Personal information (including name, email, address, phone number)
  • Information about people we advise, people who apply for UNESCO Prizes, UNESCO Patronage, or UNESCO Designation status, or people who register for pro-bono opportunities

Keeping information secure:

  • We will never sell your personal data, and we will never share it with another organisation for marketing purposes
  • We only share your information when we are required to by law or with carefully selected partners who work for us

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, please contact:

The UK National Commission for UNESCO

Suite 98
3 Whitehall Court

Changes to this policy

We will amend this Privacy Policy from time to time to ensure it remains up to date and accurately reflects how and why we use your personal data. The current version of our Privacy Policy will always be on our website: