Friday, April 26, 2019
 Website Policy


The materials contained in this Platform are for information purposes only. International Telecommunication Union (ITU) expressly disclaim all liability to any person in respect of anything and in respect of the consequences of anything done or omitted to be done wholly or partly in reliance upon the whole or any part of the contents of this Platform. ITU is not responsible for any third-party contents which can be accessed through this website.

Through this Platform users are able to access to other websites which are not under the control of ITU. ITU has no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

Every effort is made to keep the Platform running smoothly. However, ITU takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond its control.

Note: The following components such as WSIS Lab, Forum, Global repository, Events Calendar and Blog have user-generated content that is provided by WSIS Stakeholders, and while ITU endeavours to keep the information up to date and correct, ITU makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability of the information. Any reliance a user places on such information is therefore strictly at users’ own risk.


All rights are reserved. ITU holds copyright in the information available on this Platform, unless otherwise stated. Copyright in any third-party materials found on this Platform must also be respected. Request for permission to reproduce the ITU materials available on the Platform should be sent to The name and logo (emblem) of ITU and ITU-related activities, including the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), are legally protected and may not be used without express written permission of ITU.

Privacy statement

By accessing this Platform, certain information about the Visitor, such as Internet protocol (IP) addresses, navigation through the website, the software used and the time spent, along with other similar information, will be stored on the ITU servers. The following user information may also be collected: name, job title, email address, country and demographic information such as area of specialization in order to understand users’ needs and provide users with a better service. The collected information is only used for international record keeping, service improvement, and periodically sending of e-mails with update information or research purposes.

ITU secures users’ personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. ITU does not sell, rent or lease its user lists or information voluntarily disclosed to this Platform to third parties. However, users need to keep in mind that if users directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through this site as public message board, this information may be collected and used by others.

This site will occasionally update this Privacy Statement to reflect user feedback. The Platform encourages users to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how the Platform is protecting users’ information.

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