This data privacy notice sets out how ALLEA protects and uses personal information and data when visiting our websites ( and ), subscribing to our newsletter ( or using our social media channels.

ALLEA is committed to ensuring that your data is protected and will use your information exclusively to communicate our organisational updates, events, activities, and other related details. Personal data will be treated with confidentiality and will not be transferred to any third party.

Should we ask you to provide information when using any of the above websites and/or our contact forms, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.


What we collect

 The following information is collected when you subscribe to our newsletter:

Direct information you provide:

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Affiliation
  • Additional information you voluntarily provide via our contact and/or registration forms

Indirect information you provide via your navigation as user of our website:

  • Websites collect and store information that your browser automatically transmits to us, such as:
    • browser type/version,
    • used operating system, referrer URL,
    • time of query,
    • public IP address (Internet Protocol Address or numerical label assigned to your device that has accessed to Internet)

 What we do with the collected information

  • We periodically send emails about our publications, press releases, newsletters, event invitations, or other relevant information to help you follow our activities.
  • Website navigation information is used to provide you with a better user experience on ALLEA’s websites. You can be assured that this data cannot be associated with individual persons and we do not share this data with any third party or other sources.



We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial practices to protect and secure the information collected online.



A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Once you accept a cookie, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. The web application can therewith tailor its operations to your needs and preferences by gathering and remembering information.

Websites use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used to analyse data about webpage traffic and improve the website in order to tailor it to user needs. ALLEA exclusively uses this information for statistical purposes.

A cookie in no way provides access to your computer or reveals any information about you, other than the data you choose to share.


Links to other websites

 Our website contains links to other websites of interest. Once you click on a link and leave our site, we do not have any control over the contents of that other website and we cannot take any responsibility for the protection and privacy of information provided or collected whilst visiting other websites which are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Social Media

ALLEA uses three social media platforms.

Twitter (,

Youtube  ( ) and

Flickr (

These services have their own data privacy policies. For further information, please check the following links:

Twitter Privacy Policy

Youtube Privacy Policy

Flickr Privacy Policy

Your rights

You have the right to be informed about the personal data we collect, their origin and use, and the purpose of data processing, as well as the right to require us to correct, block or delete those data at any time and free of charge. In order to do so and for any further questions concerning our privacy policy, please contact us at

Changes to our privacy policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on this webpage. This privacy notice was last updated on 24 May 2018.