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The International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims (IRCT) website and all data collected and processed through this site and related organisational activities are managed by the IRCT, Copenhagen Europe Center, Vesterbrogade 149, building 4, 3rd floor, 1620 Copenhagen V, Denmark.

The IRCT is committed to safeguarding the privacy of your personal data and takes reasonable steps to protect any personally identifiable information you provide to us. This policy sets forth our practices related to your personal data.

What information do we collect and store

IP addresses (the Internet address of a computer) are logged to track a user's session while the user remains anonymous. We use this data for statistical purposes and to facilitate our understanding of our web visitors and supporters in order to improve the website and its functionalities. Your IP address is not linked to any personally identifiable information.

The IRCT does not collect any personally identifiable information about users, except that which is knowingly and specifically supplied to us by the user. This may include information provided to us in connection with a donation to the IRCT, subscription to our mailing lists, a request for material, or other contact with the IRCT.


Use of Cookies


The IRCT website places cookies, which are small data files, on your computer or handheld device. This is standard practice for most websites.


Cookies are essential for helping us deliver a high quality website for our visitors. By using and browsing the IRCT website, you consent to cookies being used. If you do not consent, you must disable cookies or refrain from using the site. You can set your web browser to restrict or block them. All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings, typically found in the 'options' or 'preferences' menu of your browser. If you disable cookies you will not be able to use all the interactive features of our website.


For more information about cookies, pelase visit www.aboutcookies.org

Use of your information

Information received through cookies stored in your computer will be used to collect statistical data for the purpose of improving the IRCT website and its functionalities. Any other personal data will be used in connection with the purposes for which it is submitted and, where appropriate, to provide you with periodic updates and information on current IRCT activities, initiatives, and events that may be of interest to you.

If you do not wish the IRCT to use your data in this manner, please indicate this in the relevant section of the form when submitting your personal data. You may also contact us at the information below.


Disclosure to 3rd Parties

We will not disclose any personal data we collect from you to any third parties for any purpose without your consent, except as required by law or as necessary to provide you with services specifically requested. For example, our online donation service is provided by a partner company. All third party service providers will process your personal information only on behalf of the IRCT and are bound to strict confidentiality.

Donor Recognition

While we respect the privacy of our supporters, recognizing the generosity of our donors is important. If you have donated to the IRCT and you do not mind being included in the donor acknowledgment section of our annual report, please send an email to donorservice@irct.org or contact us at the information below.

Access to your information

Upon request, you have a right to be informed of the nature and purpose of any processing of your personal data, to alter or delete this personal data, and to object to our processing of your data in certain circumstances. If you would like to update your personal information or exercise any of the rights described above, please contact us at the information below.  



By using the IRCT website or providing the IRCT with your personal data, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the terms of this Privacy Policy and consent to the collection and use of the data in accordance with the terms of this policy.  


Privacy Policy Updates

We may periodically update this Privacy Policy and we encourage you to review this policy from time to time for any changes.  



If you have questions or comments related to this privacy policy, please contact us at:

E-mail: irct@irct.org  
Telephone: +45 44 40 18 30
Address: International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims
Copenhagen Europe Centre

Vesterbrogade 149, building 4, 3rd floor
1620 Copenhagen V


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