Legal Information


This page provides information about how IROWG uses data collected from our website. 

This site is operated, administered and maintained by the IROWG. Access to, and use of, the IROWG website, including any sub-websites (hereinafter “the website”), constitutes acceptance of the following general terms and conditions:

  • All content included on this site is for informative purposes only.
  • All material published on the IROWG website is protected by copyright/trademark and owned either by IROWG or the party credited as the provider of the material.
  • IROWG grants all users the right to use, download and copy information, images, documents and materials from the website on the condition that each piece of information, image, document or material taken from the website carries either the IROWG copyright credit “copyright {year} IROWG” (where {year} is the current year) or that it carries the respective copyright credit of the provider.
  • IROWG will not be liable for any consequences, whether direct or indirect, arising from any use of the website. In particular, IROWG does not warrant that the functional aspects of the website will be uninterrupted or error free, or that the website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. Furthermore, IROWG does not guarantee the accuracy of information provided by external sources and accepts no responsibility or liability for any consequences arising from the use of such data.  Note that IROWG may make changes to the content of this website at any time without notice.
  • The IROWG website contains links to websites created and maintained by other public and/or private organisations. The presence of a link on the IROWG website is not an IROWG endorsement of the site or any of the contents available through a link of that site.
  • The responsibility for opinions expressed in signed articles, publications, studies and other contributions rests solely with their authors, and their posting on this website does not constitute an endorsement by IROWG of the opinion expressed in them.
  • When users follow a link to an outside website, they are leaving IROWG and are subject to the terms and conditions established by the owners/sponsors of the outside website(s).

IROWG would be grateful if users could notify any errors or inaccuracies they may find on the website and report them to

Privacy Statement

The information users provide on the IROWG website will be used only for the purposes established below. IROWG will not collect information for commercial purposes.

Submitting information to IROWG via the website is voluntary. By doing so, users grant IROWG permission to use that information for the intended purpose. It is noted that not providing certain information may result in IROWG’s inability to provide the information or services requested.

Information collected by IROWG

IROWG collects several types of information, including:

Automatically collected information

IROWG may collect and temporarily store certain technical information about users’ visit to the IROWG website for site management and security purposes. This information includes:

  • The external URL (referrer) of the website that was used to enter the IROWG website (e.g. “”);
  • The IP address from which users access the website;
  • The type of browser (e.g. Mozilla, Internet Explorer);
  • The operating system (Windows, Unix);
  • The date and time of access;
  • The IROWG pages visited.

The purpose of collecting this information could help to learn about the number of visitors to the IROWG website and the types of technology that visitors use. IROWG may use a third party provider for the measurement and analysis of the website usage.

Personal information

If users provide personal information via the IROWG website by completing a registration form for requesting regular updates on project activities, or by sending an email, IROWG will only use that personal information to inform users about project progress or to invite users to participation to e.g. user workshops. The information will be stored in an IROWG users list which is not made publicly available. If a user does not want that his / her personal information is stored in this list, then he/she can request the removal of the respective information from the list through an E-Mail sent to