This data protection and privacy policy stipulates how UNITAR collects and uses the personal data that you provide, or that we collect from you, when you use this website, and outlines your data protection and privacy rights as a user.

Topics:

  • What is personal data?
  • What personal data do we collect?
  • How do we collect your data?
  • How we use your data
  • 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
  • How to contact us
  • Informed consent

What is personal data?

Personal data is “any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person” as defined in the United Nations Personal Data Protection and Privacy Principles, October 2018.

What data do we collect?

UNITAR collects the following data:

  • Personal identification information that you voluntarily provide to us:

    • Name
    • Gender
    • Nationality (ies)
    • Date of birth
    • Phone number
    • E-mail address
    • Present and permanent postal addresses
    • Name, gender, nationality, date of birth, place of birth of your dependents and spouse
    • Name of your relatives if they are employed by the United Nations or an International Organization
  • Education-related information.
    • Name of academic institutions
    • Title of Diploma(s) or Degree(s)
    • Duration of studies
    • Language skills
  • Employment-related information.
    • Name and address of your employer(s)
    • Name and title of direct supervisor(s)
    • Duration of employments

How do we collect your data?

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

  • Create an account on this website.
  • Apply to a vacancy or roster.
  • Use or view this website via your browser’s cookies.

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

  • LinkedIn login.

How we use your data

UNITAR collects your data so that we can:

  • Process your application for a job vacancy.
  • Contact you for job offers if you apply to any roster.

What are your data protection and privacy rights?

UNITAR would like to ensure that you are fully aware of your data protection rights. All users are entitled to:

  • The right to access – You have the right to request copies of your personal data from UNITAR. You can download a copy of your data on your profile page by clicking on the button “Download user data” and “Download applications data”.
  • The right to rectification – You have the right to request that UNITAR corrects any personal information you believe to be inaccurate, or to add information that you consider to be incomplete. You can edit your personal profile and update it at any moment, however, data related to your application cannot be edited after the deadline of the vacancy that you’ve apply to, due to selection criteria.
  • The right to erasure – You have the right to request that UNITAR erases your personal identification information. Once data is erased, it won’t be possible to retrieve it, and any application in process of selection will no longer be considered.
  • The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that UNITAR restricts the processing of your personal data. You can access your personal profile and click on the “Restrict access to personal data” button. This action will temporarily anonymize your personal data. It will not be possible to access your data during this period and you will not be able to apply for vacancies or rosters. If data access is restricted, any application in process of selection will no longer be considered.
  • The right to data portability – You have the right to download the personal data that you have provided to UNITAR. You can download a copy of your data on your profile page by clicking on the “Download user data” and “Download applications data” buttons. The data will be provided exclusively in CSV format.
  • The right to lodge a complaint – You have the right to lodge a complaint by contacting communications@unitar.org if you feel that the protection of your personal data has been breached.

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. When you visit this website, we may collect information from you through cookies or similar technology. Please consult our cookie policy for more information.

How do we use cookies?

UNITAR uses cookies to allow you to create an account on this website and access your personal data.

What types of cookies do we use?

Functionality – UNITAR uses cookies so that we can identify you and remember your preferences. This could include your preferred language or geographical location.

How to manage cookies

You can set your browser to refuse cookies. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result. Please consult our cookie policy for more information: “How to Change Cookies Settings”.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about UNITAR’s privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or, if you would like to exercise your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us at communications@unitar.org.

Informed consent

By creating a user account and/or submitting applications or related documents via this website, you hereby accept this data protection and privacy policy, and grant consent to UNITAR to collect, process and use your personal data in accordance with the provisions contained herein, or as may be modified from time to time.