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Online Privacy Policy

As a visitor to this website you are offered opportunities to participate in the International Day of Light.  These opportunities could include announcements and newsletters from the IDL Secretariat or its partners.  In order to provide the information or service that you may have requested, and in order to help us keep in contact with you and to place you in contact with appropriate IDL partners, you may be requested to provide us with personal information.

Of course, many areas of this website can be accessed without providing any personal information.  Where personally identifiable information is requested through the website, the IDL Secretariat will explain on the website and how it will be used.  Any personal information you submit is saved and processed exclusively within the scope of the relationship between you and the IDL Secretariat.  Any personally identifiable information that you submit will be processed in accordance with applicable legislation and your personal details will only be used to: provide the information/service that you have requested; allow IDL partners to provide the information/service that you have requested; allow third parties to carry out or develop services in the frame of IDL; and/or for other closely related purposes.​


This website contains links to and from third-party websites. This privacy policy does not cover the links within this website which link to other websites.  You are encouraged to read the privacy statements on these third-party websites before you submit personal data via these websites.​

Any queries, comments or suggestions relating to the way the IDL Secretariat collects data or uses personal information should be sent to​

Please note that this privacy policy was drafted with brevity and clarity in mind and does not provide exhaustive detail of all aspects of the IDL Secretariat’s collection and use of data or personal information.  If further information is needed regarding privacy policy regarding the collection and use of data or personal information, please email the IDL Secretariat directly at



The material contained in this website is for general information purposes only.  Neither the IDL Secretariat nor its IDL partners make any warranties or representations about the accuracy, completeness or suitability (for any purpose) of the website’s content.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, neither the IDL Secretariat nor its IDL partners accept responsibility for any loss which may arise from reliance on information contained in this website.

Copyright terms

This website is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Use of Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work (or work more efficiently). Cookies are also used to provide information to the owners of the website. The content of a cookie can only be read by the website which created the cookie. This means that the content of the cookies generated by * cannot be read by a website having a different domain name.

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse and also allows us to improve our website.

First-party cookies are cookies that are placed on your computer by this site.

Those are essentially cookies from Google Analytics which provide us with user visits statistics and cookies placed by the platform in order to serve the content of the site.



We use third-party websites such as YouTube and Flickr to provide some of the content on our website. Often this content will be embedded material hosted on other websites or the services will be provided by external websites. These third-parties have their own cookies which are controlled by them. We have no control over third-party cookies. You should check the relevant third party website for more information about these cookies.

Managing Cookies

Most web browsers allow some control of cookies through the browser settings, but each browser works in a different way. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit

Please note that if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including strictly necessary cookies), you may not be able to access all or parts of the website.

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