Terms and Conditions

Use of this website is provided by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance subject to the following Terms and Conditions:

Your use of this site constitutes acceptance of these Terms and Conditions as at the first date of your use of the site. The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance reserves the rights to change these Terms and Conditions at any time by posting changes online. Your continued use of this site after changes are posted constitutes your acceptance of this agreement as modified.

You agree to use this site only for lawful purposes, and in a manner which does not infringe the rights, or restrict, or inhibit the use and enjoyment of the site by any third party.

This site and the information, names, images, pictures, logos regarding or relating to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance are provided "as is" without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied. In no event will the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance be liable for any damages including, without limitation, indirect or consequential damages, or any damages whatsoever arising from the use or in connection with such use or loss of use of the site, whether in contract or in negligence.

The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance tries to ensure that the website is up-to-date and functioning well. However, it does not warrant that the functions and the material contained in this site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs or represents the full functionality, accuracy and reliability of the materials.

Any communication or material that you transmit to, or post on, any public area of the site including any data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like, is, and will be treated as, nonconfidential and nonproprietary information.

Commercial use or publication of all or any item displayed is strictly prohibited without prior authorisation from the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring any licence by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance to use any item displayed. Documents may be copied for educational or personal use only on the condition that copyright and source indications are also copied, no modifications are made and the document is copied entirely. However, some documents and photos have been published on this site with the permission of the relevant copyright owners (who are not the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance). All rights are reserved on these documents and permission to copy them must be requested from the copyright owners (the sources are indicated within these documents/photographs).

The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance takes no responsibility for the content, privacy practices, accuracy or reliability of any website accessed by a link from our website. Other websites that we link to are owned and operated by third parties and we have no control over them. The fact that we include links to other websites does not mean that the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance approves of or endorses any other third party website or the content of that website. We accept no liability for any statements, information, products or services that are published on or are accessible through any websites owned or operated by third parties.

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of Germany. Any disputes shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of Germany.

If these Terms and Conditions are not accepted in full, the use of this site must be terminated immediately.

Privacy

The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance is committed to safeguarding your privacy. This policy explains how the IHRA makes use of and protects the information you give when using this website. If you are asked to provide information whilst using the website, it will only be used in the ways described in this policy.

How we collect information

We only collect personal information when you give it to us. For example, when you sign up to our newsletter or when we ask you to identify what type of visitor you are the first time you visit our site. We may also collect information about your usage of the website using cookies (see below). This is generally anonymous. If you choose to tell us what type of visitor you are, your usage of the website will be captured alongside your visitor category.

What information we collect

We may collect the following information when you fill in forms on the site:

  • Name and job title/ organization.
  • Contact information, including email address
  • Type of visitor

If you are visiting the site anonymously, we cannot access any personal information about you. However, we may still use cookies to collect information on:

  • which pages you visit;
  • the amount of time you spend on the site or a particular page;
  • whether or not you have visited the site before;
  • how you came to our website – for example, through an email link or a search engine;
  • the type of computer, browser, network location and internet connection you use.

How we use this information

We may use this data for the following reasons:

  • For our own internal records.
  • To monitor website usage.
  • To send registered users emails about our resources, programmes and events.

We will never sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties. All personal information is stored and processed under the Data Protection Act of 1998. You may request details of the personal information which we hold about you by emailing info@holocaustremembrance.com

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your data is held securely. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures. We store your data on our secure servers based in Germany.

Cookies and how we use them

A cookie is a small file placed on your computer’s hard drive which enables our website to identify your computer as you view different pages.

We only use cookies for the following purposes:

  • To monitor how visitors are using the website. We use Google Analytics to learn information about our users, such as which country they live in and which pages are most read and how long they are read for. This enables us to improve our website. It does not allow us to obtain personal information about visitors.
  • To remember search terms users have entered to make searching the website easier for them.
  • To allow users to link to the site on social media.

We do not use cookies for the following purposes:

  • To collect any personally identifiable information.
  • To pass any information to advertisers or any other third parties.

Under the European Union’s e-Privacy Directive, we need your permission to store cookies on your computer or device. Like many organizations, we need time to develop the website to enable us to record permission from our visitors. Until that time, the best means for us to get your consent is by letting you know here how we use cookies. If your internet browser’s settings accept cookies then we assume that you are happy for us to use them. If you do not wish us to use cookies, then please change your browser settings to turn them off and delete them from your browsing history. For guidance on controlling cookies on different browsers and devices, a helpful guide can be found here. Please be aware that disabling cookies may affect your experience of using the website.

Links

This website contains links to other websites, which are clearly marked as such. Please note that we have no control over external websites and are not responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you may provide to them. Please refer to a website’s privacy policy when using it.

Links from Third-Party Websites

If you choose to link to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s website, you agree to present the link in a manner that does not state or imply that the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance endorses you or any other third party or any products, services, or opinions provided on your website and that the link contains a clearly written notice that the user is leaving your website and accessing another. You further agree not to frame the pages of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance website or transport viewers to any other location outside of the website without prior written permission. Linking to this website does not grant you any ownership rights or interest in or to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance name or any variation thereof. The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance has no obligation to link from its website to your website or to provide a reciprocal service of any kind.

Copyright

This website and its content is copyright of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance.  All rights reserved.

Commercial use or publication of all or any item displayed is strictly prohibited without prior authorisation from the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance.  Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring any licence by the Holocaust Educational Trust to use any item displayed. Documents may be copied for educational or personal use only on the condition that copyright and source indications are also copied, no modifications are made and the document is copied entirely. However, some documents and photos have been published on this site with the permission of the relevant copyright owners (who are not the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance). All rights are reserved on these documents and permission to copy them must be requested from the copyright owners (the sources are indicated within these documents/photographs).