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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 as you choose to provide us. 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, Skippergata 22, 0154 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 you in the future. This data cannot be used to identify you 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 (see below for cookies) to more accurately collate certain metrics. You may choose not to be part of this anonymous, statistical collation. Please review for specific details.

How we use personal information

We do not collect any information from the EITI website that can be used to identify you unless you choose to provide it. For example, you can choose to provide your email address to subscribe to our newsletter or other email updates. Also, if you apply for a job at the EITI we will collect information so that we can process your application and assess your suitability for the role.

Personal information you submit 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 you provide will not be sold or rented or made public. Personal information is not shared with third parties unless we have your permission or are required to disclose the information by law.

The EITI website is hosted by a third-party service provider. This third-party service provider will process your personal information only on 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

Cookies are small files that are stored on your computer's hard drive. 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. Depending on the browser that you use, you can set your preferences to block/refuse cookies, and/or notify you before they are placed. Visit to learn more. Websites may use cookies to recognise repeat visitors and track usage behaviour and collect aggregate data to enable change of content.


If a visitor does not want information collected using cookies, most browsers allow the user to reject the cookie.

Google provides an opt-out button for google analytics for Explorer, Chrome, Safari and Firefox. You can download it here:

No resale of information

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

Ask for access to your personal information

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

Data Protection Officer

EITI International Secretariat

Rådhusgata 26,

0151 Oslo, Norway

Or please email us at

Chat platform

This website is using Tidio, a chat platform that connects users with website support at EITI. All users will remain anonymous unless they choose to provide their name or email address. Responses and user information will only be used to support internal website research and will never be made public or sold to third parties. The messages and data exchanged are stored within the Tidio application and will be processed and transmitted in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Please see Tidio’s privacy policy for more details.