Last Updated: February 13, 2018

This privacy policy sets out how the Counter Extremism Hub and its administrators uses and protects any information that you enter when you use this website. We are committed to ensuring that your data and privacy is protected.

The Institute for Strategic Dialogue and Hedayah, the International Center of Excellence for Countering Violent Extremism, may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page regularly to ensure that you are aware of and accept any changes.

What we collect

When you register on the site we collect the following information:

  • Full name
  • Job Title
  • Organization
  • Category
  • Area of Specialization
  • Country
  • Phone Number (Not Compulsory)
  • E-mail Address
  • Areas of Interests
  • Reference Person Name
  • Reference Person Organization
  • Reference Person Job Title
  • Reference Person Email
  • How do you know the reference?
  • Username
  • Password (for your account)
  • Social Media accounts (Not Compulsory)

Not all of these fields are compulsory.

Global Directory tool

Upon registration, you will be given the choice to make your personal or organizational affiliation’s details available for use in the Global Directory,
a searchable database of people and organizations whose work is related to countering violent extremism.

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • Reporting to funders on usage of the site.
  • To direct the most relevant and useful material from the site to you via recommendations, e-alerts and e-newsletters.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.

All user information provided will not be shared with any third party.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical,
electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

If you have any particular questions about the security measures, please contact us.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse
web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual.
The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to
tailor it to user needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not.
A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies
if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website. Read how to control and delete cookies.

We also use Google Analytics to analyse data about website visitors. Read the Google Analytics privacy policy.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any
control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites
and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.