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The United Nations and UNHCR disclaim any liability or responsibility arising from the use of the Refugees Operational Portal website or the Content of the Refugees Operational Portal website. The United Nations, UNHCR, members of their staff, and their contractors, shall not be liable for any financial or other consequences whatsoever arising from the use of the Content of the UNHCR website, including the inappropriate, improper, or fraudulent use of such Content. The responsibility for opinions expressed in signed articles, studies and other contributions rests solely with their authors, and publication does not constitute an endorsement by UNHCR of the opinions expressed in them.

Link to other websites

This website may contain links and references to third-party web sites. The linked sites are not under the control of UNHCR, and UNHCR is not responsible for the content of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. UNHCR provides these links only for research purposes, and the inclusion of a link or reference does not imply the endorsement of the linked site by UNHCR.

Privacy policy

UNHCR is committed to fair information practices. UNHCR respects the privacy and security of its users. Our goal is to provide you with a rich and personalized web service that is most relevant to you. UNHCR will collect information during your visits in order to understand your usage and ensure future content decision reflect your needs. UNHCR will not disclose any information collected during your visits to any third party.

UNHCR collects information in several ways: from our Web server logs, cookies and also specific searches you may conduct.

Web server logs: When you visit the Refugees Operational Portal, we may track information to administer the site and analyze its usage. Examples of information we may track include:

  • Internet protocol address
  • browser or computer type
  • the number of links clicked within the site
  • the state or country from which you accessed the site
  • the date and time of your visit
  • the name of your Internet service provider
  • the Web page you linked to our site from
  • the pages you viewed on the site


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