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Privacy Policy

By using the EITI website you consent to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

The EITI is committed to ensuring the privacy of all our website users. We collect and retain only the personal information that users choose to provide. All such information is stored securely and will not be made public, sold, rented or likewise distributed.

The EITI website (, including all information and materials contained on it, is managed by The EITI International Secretariat, Rådhusgata 26, 0151 Oslo, Norway.

This Privacy Policy governs all pages on the EITI website. It does not apply to pages hosted by other organisations, including the websites of EITI national secretariats or related organisations or third-party sites. The EITI website may be linked to the websites of such other parties, but those other sites will have their own privacy policies which apply to them.

How we use anonymous data

Our web servers collect anonymous data about visits to the EITI website. This information is stored in log files and is sometimes used to create aggregate statistics about when the website is accessed, which pages refer visitors to us, the type of web browsers visitors use, which pages are viewed. These statistics help us understand how the website is used and provide us with valuable information for improving it for users in the future. This data cannot be used to identify users personally.

We also make use of Google Analytics to collate usage information about our website. The purpose of this is to produce statistics that we use to improve and further develop the information available on our site. Examples of what the statistics give us are the answer to how many people visit different pages, how long the visit lasts and which sites users are coming from and which browsers are used.

This tool places a cookie on your computer to more accurately collate certain metrics. Website users may choose not to be part of this anonymous, statistical collation.

How we use personal information

We do not collect any information from the EITI website that can be used to identify users unless this is intentionally provided, for example by subscribing to our newsletter or applying for our job vacancies.

Personal information submitted to the EITI is kept confidential, is stored securely, and is retained only for as long as it is required for the purpose for which it was given. Personal information will not be sold or rented or made public. Personal information is not shared with third parties unless we permission is granted or if it is required by law.

The EITI website is hosted by a third-party service provider. This third-party service provider processes personal information only on the EITI’s behalf and is bound by strict confidentiality conditions. Processing of your information by the EITI and its service providers is regulated by Norwegian data privacy law and protected by appropriate security measures.

Cookies policy

This site uses cookies to collect non-personal information from online visitors to improve their online experience and facilitate their visit to the site. This information is collected for traffic analysis only. The cookie does not contain personal details. Cookie preferences can be changed depending on the browser that is used. If a visitor does not want information collected using cookies, most browsers allow the user to reject the cookie. Google provides an opt-out option for Google Analytics for Explorer, Chrome, Safari and Firefox. 

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No resale of information

The EITI does not under any circumstances resell information and/or email addresses collected via

Ask for access to your personal information

If users have provided the EITI with personal information, users have the right of access to it to verify it, correct it or have it deleted under data privacy law. In some circumstances, users can object to our use of personal information. If you wish to exercise any of these rights or have any questions about this policy, please contact us at [email protected].