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Online Privacy Policy

UNESCO is committed to protecting individual privacy and securing the personal information made available to us when you visit unesco.org, as well UNESCO pages on other sites (such as official UNESCO profiles on social networks).

This privacy policy describes what information is made available to the UNESCO and third parties when you visit unesco.org or official UNESCO pages on other sites, and how the UNESCO uses and stores that information.

If you have questions about this policy or suggestions for its improvement, please let us know.  You can contact us at http://en.unesco.org/contact/privacy.

We will revise or update this policy if our practices change, or as we develop better ways to keep you informed about them. You should refer back to this page often for the latest information and the effective date of any changes. If we decide to change this policy, we will post a new policy on our site and change the date at the bottom. Changes to the policy shall not apply retroactively.

  1. Information received and stored by UNESCO when you visit UNESCO/IYIL2019.org
    • By accessing the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages website created by UNESCO, certain information, such as Internet protocol (IP) addresses, navigation behaviour through the website, the software used and the time spent, along with other similar information, will be stored on UNESCO servers. These will not specifically identify you. The information will be used internally only for website traffic analysis.
    • If you provide unique identifying information, such as name, email address, postal address and other information on forms stored on this website, such information will be used only for statistical purposes and will not be published for general access nor disclosed or sold to third parties. UNESCO, however, assumes no responsibility for the security of this information.


Updates to this privacy policy

Updated: September 20, 2012

Terms of Use

Authorizing the use of the name, acronym and/or logo of UNESCO is the prerogative of the General Conference and the Executive Board. In specific cases as set out by the Directives, the governing bodies empower, by delegation, the Director-General and the National Commissions for UNESCO to authorize such use to other bodies. The power to authorize the use of the name, acronym, logo and/or Internet domain names of UNESCO may not be granted to other bodies.

Any decision authorizing the use of the name, acronym, logo and/or domain names of UNESCO shall be based on the following criteria:

  1. relevance of the proposed association to the Organization’s strategic objectives and programme;
  2. compliance with the values, principles and constitutional aims of UNESCO.

The use of the name, acronym, logo and/or domain name must be expressly authorized in advance and in writing, and must comply with the specified conditions and procedures, in particular with respect to its visual presentation, duration and scope.

Authorization for the use of the logo IYIL2019

United Nations Offices, Funds and Programmes and other subsidiary organs and organizations of the United Nations System may use the 2019 International Year logo without obtaining prior authorisation. However, they are asked to provide information to UNESCO after their activities for the purpose of reporting after the end of the International Year.

Entities outside the UN System, including governments, intergovernmental organizations, not-for-profit organisations, and other entities may also use the stand alone logo IYIL2019 on conditions as follows:

  • The logo is the property of the United Nations and UNESCO as the UN lead agency for the organization of the International Year, owns all rights thereto, including the right to giving or withdrawing permission in terms of its use.
  • The logo is only used to identity information material, events and activities that are directly related to the United Nations International Year of Indigenous Languages in 2019.
  • The logo is not used for self-promotion or for obtaining commercial or financial gains.
  • The logo is not used in a way that falsely suggests the endorsement by the United Nations or UNESCO of the activity or of the entity that organizes the activity.
  • The United Nations and UNESCO does not assume any responsibility or liability for the activity of the entity.
  • The logo or the emblem is used in its entirety and is not in any way altered.
  • Permission for the use of the international year logo does not extend to use of the United Nations logo or the logo of any of its agencies, including UNESCO.
  • The United Nations and UNESCO do not assume any responsibility or liability arising from the translation of the logo into languages beyond the six official UN languages.

Steps for applying for the logo IYIL2019

  • Register on the IYIL2019 website
  • Complete an application form
  • Once, authorization is granted by UNESCO to use logo, download of emblem.

Please consult IYIL2019 logo use guidelines.

Fraudulent behaviour and phishing

Some cases of individuals claiming to act on behalf of UNESCO have been reported to the Organization by means of “phishing” and/or fraudulent emails.

Please note that UNESCO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. If you have any questions concerning persons or companies claiming to be recruiting on behalf of UNESCO and requesting the payment of a fee, please contact: recrutweb@unesco.org

For complete, accurate and up-to-date information on UNESCO vacancies, please only use the following address: http://www.unesco.org/careers

Images/Video/Audio/Text Policy

All photographs, video, audio and text content as well as other elements of the UNESCO/IYIL2019 website are protected by international treaties on intellectual property and other applicable laws. The elements its displays may not be copied or retransmitted by any means without explicit authorization from UNESCO or partner organization as the copyright holders.

Intellectual Property

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non © UNESCO

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Format for the nomination of properties for registration on the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages – Registration template

Partners are encouraged to grant to UNESCO, in written form and free of charge, the non exclusive cession of rights to diffuse, to communicate to the public, to publish, to reproduce, to exploit, in any form and on any support, including digital, all or part of the images provided and license these rights to third parties.

The non exclusive cession of rights does not impinge upon intellectual property rights (rights of the photographer / director of the video, audio, text or copyright owner if different) and that when the images are distributed by UNESCO a credit to the photographer / director of the video is always given, if clearly provided in the form.

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Not property of UNESCO, property of third parties, copyright holders, who authorize the UNESCO/IYIL2019 to display and distribute them. Any use of photographs, videos, audio and text content require a separate request for authorization from copyright holders.

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We welcome links to https://iyil2019.org and ask that you observe the following guidelines:

  • Do not incorporate any content from this site into your site (e.g., by in-lining, framing or creating other browser or border environments around the UNESCO/IYIL2019 website content). You may only link to, not replicate content.
  • Unless we enter into a specific written agreement with you, you may not use any UNESCO or IYIL2019 names, emblems, designs, abstracts or service marks in or with your links, except that you may link to the IYIL2019.org website using the plain text name of that site or the plain text name of UNESCO/2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages. For further information about Partnership development see PACT regulatory framework. For further information about the Rules and Regulations governing the use of the IYIL2019 emblem please see Logo use guide.
  • Your site should make every effort not to present false information about UNESCO or IYIL2019.
  • You may not sell, license, or otherwise assign the use of any material from UNESCO’s or the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages’ web site.
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  • UNESCO/WHC controls and operates this web site from UNESCO’s headquarters in Paris, France. If you use UNESCO/IYIL2019 materials from locations outside of France, you are responsible for compliance with any applicable laws.
  • UNESCO/ IYIL2019 may at any time revise this Linking Policy. You are bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page to review the current version of the policy. 

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UNESCO/IYIL2019 makes some of its web content available via syndication (XML/RSS/KML/XLS). An RSS icon appears on the syndication page, indicating those sections available for syndication. Whether you register as a subscriber or not, you must observe the following rules

  • This website and its content is protected by international law. Any republication, online or in any other form, of any UNESCO/IYIL2019 data requires prior written authorization.
  • Individuals or organizations may ask for written permission to syndicate the content of the sections that are specifically made available (as indicated by the availability of the RSS icons mentioned above) for personal, non-commercial use, without fee. For more information, or to obtain an authorization, contact us.
  • No modifications may be made to the content of any material that is syndicated. Changes you may make are limited to display typeface, typeface size, typeface color, and linebreaks.
  • You may not sell, license, or otherwise assign the use of any of the material contained in UNESCO/IYIL2019 website. Each syndication use must include a link back to the UNESCO/IYIL2019 home page: https://iyil2019.org as well as the specific item’s page. The correct reference is included in the Channel Link element of the XML/RSS/KML/XLS feed. 
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Policy : Specific Requests (XML/RSS/KML/XLS)

  • Sections that are not made available for syndication (as indicated by the availability of the XML/RSS/KML/XLS icons mentioned above) may not be “scraped” or otherwise syndicated in any manner.
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