Privacy Policy

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The website is owned by the Society for International Development  (SID), Via degli Etruschi, 7, Cap 00185, Roma, Italy.

SID maintains this website to provide information on its publications, events and activities. Reproduction is authorised, provided that the source is acknowledged and that information are sent to However, we are not liable for the subsequent use of the information. Although the content of this website has been compiled with care, SID cannot guarantee that the published information is accurate or complete.

SID accepts no liability whatsoever for any damage, of whatever kind, arising in any way from the use of this website, including acts, omissions and/or decisions based on the aforementioned information, as well as the temporary or permanent impossibility of using the site. The information on these web pages may contain technical or typographical errors. This information may be amended or expanded at any time without prior notice. SID has no responsibility for the content of external sites, which can be accessed through links located within the site provided as a simple service to network users. Nor for any other web page to which SID refers.​ The content of this website is checked as fully as possible to ensure that it is accurate and up to date.

In the event that errors or inaccuracies are nevertheless published, we cannot be held responsible. Visitors reading information provided on our website can only use such information at their own risk and under their own responsibility. Images are normally taken from Flickr under creative commons (some rights reserved)  or bought under licence from Shutterstock unless otherwise stated.

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Privacy Policy

Last updated on March 2023 

Your privacy is important to us. In this policy we set out how SID collects, uses, processes and protects the data that you provide to us in compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We encourage you to read the policy carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal data. We will update our privacy policy from time to time. The latest version of our privacy policy can always be found on this page.If you have any questions or comments regarding our privacy policy, please contact

SID's Privacy Policy

This privacy policy will explain how our organization uses the personal data we collect from you when you use our website.


  • What data do we collect?
  • How do we collect your data?
  • How will we use your data?
  • How do we store your data?
  • Marketing
  • What are your data protection rights?
  • What are cookies?
  • How do we use cookies?
  • What types of cookies do we use?
  • How to manage your cookies
  • Privacy policies of other websites
  • Changes to our privacy policy
  • How to contact us
  • How to contact the appropriate authorities


What data do we collect?

SID collects the following data:

  • Personal identification information (Name, email address, country, organizational affiliation, age )

How do we collect your data?

You directly provide SID with most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:

  • Register online for an event.
  • Voluntarily subscribe to our newsletter
  • Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies.
  • Sign up to become an SID member


SID may also receive your data indirectly from the following sources:

  • Partner organizations' events that you register,
  • Social media analytics


How will we use your data?

SID collects your data so that we can:

  • Process your registration to an event
  • Process your membership registration and access to SID's Development Journal
  • Email you the bimonthly newsletter
  • Email you with events, blogs, news, or information we think might be of your interest


If you agree, in some cases SID will share your data with our partner organizations so that they may offer you their information, resources and events

  • [List organizations that will receive data]


We will NOT store any debit or credit card information or any form of payment information.


How do we store your data?

SID securely stores your data at [enter the location and describe security precautions taken].

SID will keep your [enter type of data] for [enter time period]. Once this time period has expired, we will delete your data by [enter how you delete users’ data].



SID would like to send you information about resources, events and publications of ours that we think you might like, as well as those of our partner organizations.

  • [List partner companies here]

If you have agreed to receive marketing, you may always opt out at a later date.

You have the right at any time to stop SID from contacting you for marketing purposes or giving your data to other members of SID.

If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please click here.


What are your data protection rights?

SID would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access - You have the right to request SID for copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

The right to rectification - You have the right to request that SID correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request SID to complete information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure — You have the right to request that SID erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to restrict processing - You have the right to request that SID restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing - You have the right to object to SID’s processing  of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability - You have the right to request that SID transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at our email:

Call us at:(+39) 064872172

Or write to us:Via degli Etruschi, 7, CAP 00185, Rome, Italy


What are cookies?

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology.

For further information, visit


How do we use cookies?

SID uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including:

  • Keeping you signed in
  • Understanding how you use our website


What types of cookies do we use?

There are a number of different types of cookies, however, our website uses:

  • Functionality — SID uses these cookies so that we recognize you on our website and remember your previously selected preferences. These could include what language you prefer and location you are in. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used.
  • Advertising — SID uses these cookies to collect information about your visit to our website, the content you viewed, the links you followed and information about your browser, device, and your IP address. SID sometimes shares some limited aspects of this data with third parties for advocacy purposes. We may also share online data collected through cookies with our advocacy partners. This means that when you visit another website, you may be shown advertising based on your browsing patterns on our website.

How to manage cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.


Privacy policies of other websites

The SID website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.


Changes to our privacy policy

SID keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on March 1, 2023


How to contact us

If you have any questions about SID’s privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Email us

Call us:(+39) 064872172

Or write to us at: Via degli Etruschi, 7, CAP 00185, Rome, Italy


How to contact the appropriate authority

Should you wish to report a complaint or if you feel that SID has not addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner, you may contact the Information Commissioner’s Office.

The Italian DPA is based only in Rome.

Piazza Venezia 11 - 00187 Roma (Italy)

Phone: +39 06.696771

Email account:

Certified email account: (this account can only receive mail from PEC-certified email accounts)

Front Office
If you need information on processing and protecting personal data or wish to submit reports or claims to the DPA or ask questions, or if you need support regarding proceedings and relationships with the DPA or just would like to receive documents and information materials.


Imprint - Legal Address

Society for International Development (SID), Via degli Etruschi, 7, CAP 00185, Rome, Italy

Tel: (+39) 064872172 | Fax: (+39) 064872170 | E-mail:

Fiscal Code: 80411620588

Register of Associations: n.282 1.978

Managing Director, International Secretariat: Stefano Prato

President, International Governing Council: Larry Cooley