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Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. It is the European Council of Religious Leader’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect from you across our website, http://religions-in-action.eu, and other sites we own and operate.

You may submit your personal information such as your name and email on our Participate page on a completely voluntary basis. In order to successfully submit a project, you must confirm that the information you are about to submit is already shared publicly, or that you have the authority of the project to share this media and have sought the appropriate consent of those featured. Once submitted, the project may be selected to be featured on http://religions-in-action.eu, where it will exist indefinitely. You may request for your project to be removed from the site at any time by contacting secretariat@ECRL.eu.

The contact details you submit will be used to contact you for further information about your project. The data we store we protect within commercially acceptable means to prevent loss and theft, as well as unauthorised access, disclosure, copying, use or modification. Your personal information will not be sold or transferred to third parties.

Our website may link to external sites that are not operated by us. Please be aware that we have no control over the content and practices of these sites, and cannot accept responsibility or liability for their respective privacy policies.

Your continued use of our website will be regarded as acceptance of our practices around privacy and personal information. If you have any questions about how we handle user data and personal information, feel free to contact us.

This policy is effective as of 27 November 2018.

Cookies Policy


Cookies are small pieces of information sent by us to your computer or mobile device that allow us to recognise you when you next visit. To find out more about cookies, take a look at All About Cookies.


We use cookies to enhance the online experience of our visitors, to better understand how our websites are used and to monitor how our online adverts perform. Cookies may tell us, for example, whether you have visited our site before or whether you are a new visitor.


We monitor how people use our website so we can improve it. If you come to our website, we may record information about your visit, including:

  • which pages on the website you visit
  • the amount of time you spend on the site
  • whether you are new to the site or have visited it before
  • how you came to our website – for example, through social media or an email
  • the type of device and browser you use

We also use cookies to track how supporters come to our site. For example, we use tracking codes in our URLs to show us where a donation has come from.


We use cookies on our website to let you move from page to page and use tools on our website like the donate form.

They don’t gather any information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you’ve been on the internet. These cookies only last until you close your browser.

Google Analytics and Google Maps

Our website uses Google Analytics and Google Maps. This provides information about your use of the website and is stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google for these purposes.

For more details please read Google’s Analytics overview and the Google Maps overview.

You can always opt-out of Google Analytics cookies by using Google’s opt-out tool.


We never use cookies to collect information which might identify you personally. The cookies we collect allow us to improve your user experience and help us to fundraise as effectively as possible.

You can restrict or block certain cookies through your browser settings. In your browser (for example, Google Chrome or Internet Explorer), click on the ‘help’ option to find out how to do change your cookie settings.

You can also visit www.aboutcookies.org which shows you how to do this on different browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies.