Privacy policy

The privacy policy informs users how we use personal information collected on this site

Thank you for visiting our website. This privacy policy tells you how we use personal information collected at this Site. Please read this privacy policy before using the Site or submitting any personal information. By using the Site, you are accepting the practices described in this privacy policy.

These practices may be changed, but any changes will be posted, and changes will only apply to activities and information on a going forward, not retroactive basis. You are encouraged to review the privacy policy whenever you visit the Site to make sure that you understand how any personal information you provide will be used.

Note: the privacy practices set forth in this privacy policy are for this website only. If you link to other websites, please review the privacy policies posted at those sites.

Collection of information

We collect personally identifiable information, like names, postal addresses, email addresses, etc., when voluntarily submitted by our visitors. This information is only used to fulfill your specific request, unless you give us permission to use it in another manner, for example to add you to one of our mailing lists.

Additionally, communication exchanges on this website are public. As such, any message that you post on this website will be considered and treated as available for public use and distribution.

Cookie/tracking technology

The Site may use cookie and tracking technology depending on the features offered. Cookie and tracking technology are useful for gathering information such as browser type and operating system, tracking the number of visitors to the Site, and understanding how visitors use the Site. Cookies can also help customize the Site for visitors and give them the best user experience.

Personal information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology, however, if you previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information. Aggregate cookie and tracking information may be shared with third parties.

View our cookie policy

Information we collect from third parties

This website does not collect any information on you from other sources.

Distribution of information

We may share information with governmental agencies or other companies assisting us in fraud prevention or investigation. We may do so when: (1) permitted or required by law; or, (2) trying to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud or unauthorized transactions; or, (3) investigating fraud which has already taken place. The information is not provided to these companies for marketing purposes.

Commitment to data security

Your personally identifiable information is kept secure. Only authorized employees, agents and contractors (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential) have access to this information. All emails and newsletters from this site allow you to opt out of further mailings.

Any personal data collected on this website is done through manual and automated processes to enroll visitors to the subscription service they requested. The data collected on this site also undergoes automated processing for the sole purpose of website functionality and user experience. Manual processing may be applied if problems are discovered on the site.

GPE is hosted by the World Bank, and as such follows the Bank’s rules, procedures and guidelines, including for its website. The World Bank maintains appropriate technical and organizational safeguards against unauthorized processing of personal data and against accidental loss, destruction or damage. Your personal data will be kept only as long as necessary for the purposes set out in this Notice and in accordance with the Bank’s applicable records retention and disposition schedules.

Privacy contact information

If you have any questions, concerns, or comments about our privacy policy you may contact us using the information below:

By e-mail: @email
By Phone: (+1) 202-458-0825

We reserve the right to make changes to this policy. Any changes to this policy will be posted.