UNSSC is committed to protecting individual privacy and securing the personal information made available by users of the UNSSC‘s website and by other third parties.

UNSSC follows the privacy policy outlined below, which describes what information is made available when visiting UNSSC’s website and how UNSSC uses and stores information provided by third parties.

Any information disclosed to UNSSC is held with the utmost care and security and will not be used in ways other than as set forth in this privacy policy.

Personally identifiable information

Visitors are not asked to provide any personally identifiable information to access UNSSC’s website. Users are asked to share personal data (such as their name and email address) in order to subscribe to email alerts or newsletters, enrol in UNSSC learning activities, apply for a job or submit a proposal in the framework of a procurement process.

UNSSC will store such information securely and will process them for the specific purpose they have been provided for, such as:

  • Contact users – either in response to a query or suggestion, or to mail newsletters, documents, publications;
  • Give users access to UNSSC’s learning activities;
  • Manage and process job applications;
  • Manage and finalize procurement processes.

UNSSC may retain profile and preferences of former participants (alumni/ae) in order to promote future learning opportunities and undertake statistical analysis.

UNSSC will not share, rent or sell personally identifiable information to any third party for marketing purposes. In order to achieve the specific purposes the information have been provided for, UNSSC may, however, share some information with trusted partner organizations.

Non-personally identifiable information

Aside from the personal information that users disclose to us for a specific purpose, by accessing the websites, certain information such as IP addresses, navigation through the website, the browser used and the time spent, along with other similar information, will be stored on our servers and on a third party analytics software.

The purpose of this data collection is to understand better the preferences of UNSSC website’s visitors and improve their experience on our pages.

This information is never connected with any personal information that users provide to UNSSC.

Non-personally identifiable information are stored securely, without being shared or sold to any third party for marketing purposes.

Opting out and changing your information

At any time, users can cancel or modify their personal information by contacting the focal point for UNSSC privacy policy at the following address: info@unssc.org.

Users who provide an email address and opt in to receive email communication from UNSSC may receive newsletter and other email updates. Users will have the opportunity to stop receiving such communications and delete their email from the mailing list by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the emails.


Throughout UNSSC’s website, there might be links to other third party’s websites. Please note that UNSSC is not responsible for the privacy policies or content on third party’s websites.


Personally identifiable information will be stored securely. To prevent unauthorized access, UNSSC has put in place appropriate technical and organizational safeguards.

In addition, UNSSC personnel who have access to personally identifiable information are under the obligation to respect the confidentiality of official business matters, including personal data.

Notification of Changes

We will revise or update this policy if our practices change, or as we develop better ways to keep you informed about them. We thus encourage you to visit this section of UNSSC websites regularly in order to keep up to date with any changes. Changes to the policy will apply from the date they are posted on our site and shall not apply retroactively.

Privileges and Immunities

Nothing in or relating to this privacy policy shall be deemed a waiver of any of the privileges and immunities of UNSSC under the Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations and the Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the Specialized Agencies.

Privacy Support

If you have any inquiries about UNSSC privacy policy, please contact: info@unssc.org.