Tuesday, August 21, 2018


We regard your privacy as important and are committed to protecting it. We will only use information that we collect about you lawfully in accordance with the Data Protection Act (UK) 1998.

Information we collect from you, where you choose to provide it to us, enables us to send you information about products and services in which you register an interest by post, e-mail, telephone, fax, SMS or any other appropriate technology where contact details for such media are given by you. By providing us with your information you consent to us processing it for this purpose. We will not pass it on to any third party. We will hold this information securely and will maintain it for a reasonable period for administrative purposes or until you inform us that you no longer wish to receive information about our products and services after which it will be deleted.

In each case we will only use the personal information you provide to deliver information, products or services you have told us you wish to use or receive.

This site does not automatically capture or store personal information, other than information that is automatically logged about visitors and which is used to produce statistics about the use of the site.

The following types of information are automatically collected and stored about any visit:

  • the Internet domain and Internet Protocol (IP) address from which you access the site;
  • the type of Internet browser and the operating system of the computer you use to access the site;
  • the date and time you visit the site;
  • the pages you visit on the site;
  • if you linked to our site from another Web site, the address of that Web site;
  • if you linked to the site from a search engine, the address of that search engine and the search term you used.

This information is collected by our web server and is only used for system administration and to provide statistics which we use to evaluate the patterns of behaviour of visitors to our site and the general use of our site.

We do use cookies for collecting user information from the home page of the site but these cookies do not collect any personal information. Cookies are small files that are stored on your computer which help identify you to us and which can make your visit to our site easier. We may also use this data for statistical purposes. You can normally set your browser preferences to prevent this from happening. Links within this site to other web sites are not covered by this policy.


The International Press Association (API - IPA) reserves the right, in its sole discretion to terminate your access to all or part of our website, or its range of services with or without notice.


The International Press Association (API - IPA) employs appropriate security measures to protect your personal information to ensure it is not accessed by unauthorised persons. We store all such information on secure computers in a locked information centre and information is encrypted wherever possible. Our security procedures also provide that we must request proof of identification before we release personal information to you or any other person. We undergo periodic reviews of our security policies and procedures to ensure the systems remain protected and secure.

Applicable Law

The terms and conditions of our Privacy Policy and website are governed by Belgian law. The Belgian courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute arising from this site.

These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and us with respect to your use of the site. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove any portion of these Terms in whole or in part at any time. Changes to these Terms will be effective when posted to the site.

Privacy Questions

If you have questions about API’s Privacy Policy or data processing, please email us at the address below:
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

You can also contact us by mail at the following address:

The International Press Association (API - IPA)
API - Résidence Palace - bloc C - bureau 2.257
Rue de la Loi 155
1040 Bruxelles

Tel: +32 2 235 2224
(Last updated 12 January, 2012)