• Privacy policy

    CNIL declaration number : 1532395

    This privacy statement describes policy of the International Forum Committee – herein referred to as the IFC – concerning the gathering and sharing of visitors’ information through the 6th World water Forum web site – worldwaterforum6.org. You should note that through this site you may reach or be directed to other sites that relate to the IFC, that have their own privacy statements which are similar to this one but may vary slightly. By visiting the 6th World Water Forum web site you are accepting the practices described in this policy.

    What information does the IFC collect?

    Normal website usage

    The only information we gather during general browsing is from standard server logs. These include your IP (Internet Protocol) address, domain name, browser type, operating system, and information such as the web site that referred you to us, the files you downloaded, the pages you visit, and the dates/times of those visits.

    Collection of personally identifiable information

    If you register for a newsletter, request information, or you will be asked to provide personal information such as your name, postal address and e-mail address. This information is collected only with your knowledge and permission, and is kept in various IFC databases. If you are registering online, you may be asked to provide your credit card details.  

    Registering or supplying personal information can set a cookie. By setting this cookie, the worldwaterfroum6.org web site will remember your details the next time you visit, so you don’t have to re-enter the information. This helps us to provide you with a better service.

    Personally identifiable information

    The IFC may use the personal information you provide to:
    •    Contact you – either in response to a query or suggestion, or to mail newsletters, documents, publications, etc. to you;
    •    Confirm your registrations on the site;
    •    Obtain payment for purchases through the site (via credit card);
    •    “Remember” your online profile and preferences;
    •    Undertake statistical analysis.

    Opting out and changing your information

    At any time, you can cancel or modify your information by returning to the web page where you first provided the information and contacting the focal point for that page/relevant IFC department. Where contact details are not provided on the page, you can contact us (lien page ‘Contact us’) for further information.



    We do not sell or share any personally identifiable information volunteered on the 6th World Water Forum web site to any third party without prior consent. Any information provided to the IFC by users of the 6th World Water Forum web site is held with the utmost care and security, and will not be used in ways other than as set forth in this privacy policy, or in any site-specific policies, or in ways to which you have explicitly consented. The IFC employs a range of techniques and security measures to protect the information maintained on our system from loss, misuse, unauthorised access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction.  

    The 6th World Water Forum web site contains link to sites external to the worldwaterforum6.org domain. The IFC is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such sites.

    Changes to the privacy policy

    The IFC reserves the right to change or update its privacy policy at any time.


    For questions or queries regarding this privacy policy, please contact us at secretariat@worldwaterforum6.org

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