Terms and Conditions

Disclaimer - external hyperlinks

Some of the information on this website comes from external sources. The International Association of Language Commissioners is not responsible for the overall quality, marketability or usability of the products and services available on external sites and presented or described as part of the menu on its website. The International Association of Language Commissioners assumes no responsibility for the accuracy, credibility or currency of the information on the website provided by external sources.

Privacy statement

The International Association of Language Commissioners is committed to protecting the privacy of its website's visitors. However, the internet is a public forum and electronic information can be intercepted. This is not a secure website. Please do not disclose unnecessary confidential information.

Copyright and right of reproduction

Materials on this website were produced or compiled by the International Association of Language Commissioners for the purpose of providing the public with direct access to information about the programs and services of the International Association of Language Commissioners.

The material on this site is protected by laws, policies and regulations, and by international agreements. Such provisions serve to identify the information source and/or author, and—in specific instances—to prohibit reproduction of materials without written permission.

Non-commercial reproduction

Information on this site has been posted with the intent that it be readily available for personal and public non-commercial use. It may be reproduced, in part or in whole and by any means, without charge or further permission from the International Association of Language Commissioners. We ask only that:

Commercial reproduction

Reproduction of multiple copies of materials on this site, in whole or in part, for the purposes of commercial redistribution is prohibited, except with written permission from the International Association of Language Commissioners.

Cookie Policy

Our website uses cookies.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small piece of data that may be stored on your computer or mobile device. It allows a website to “remember” your actions or preferences over a period of time.

Further information on cookies and GDPR can be found here.

How are cookies used on this website?

Cookies used on this website fall into one or more of the following broad categories:

Essential cookies are critical to the basic functionality of the website and include things like server resource allocation, cookie preferences and user login functionality. Essential cookies are mandatory and will be set automatically upon each user visit.

Social media cookies faciliate sharing of site content across various well-known social media platforms including Facebook and Twitter.

Analytics cookies are used to track specific page visits and to both directly and indirectly improve future website visitors' experiences.

Third-party or marketing cookies are similar to analytics cookies and may be set while viewing embeded content such as YouTube videos

All Cookies used on this website

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This cookie is used to store a user's choice about cookies on this website. If a user selects no non-essential cookies, this cookie will still be set so that the website does not set non-essential cookies.



This cookie is connected with server resource-allocation and session security.


Google Analytics various

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.
Read Google's overview of privacy and safeguarding data. More information on Google's privacy policy is available here.

Social Media Sharing 




This cookie is associated with the Sharethis social sharing widget which is commonly embedded in websites to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms. More information about sharethis privacy policy, cookies and terms of use.




We embed videos from YouTube on some pages. More information on Google and YouTube's use of cookies. These are third-party cookies.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the site (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

Google may transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purpose set out above.

You can also opt out of Google Analytics tracking by using this browser plugin.

Third Party Plugins/Embeds which may include Marketing Cookies

This website uses third-party plugins from organisations such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube in the form of embedded videos, newsfeeds and social sharing buttons. These can often use cookies to track users to allow easy sharing of pages, for example, or to show the 'follow' button on the twitter news feed if you have not yet followed us.

Managing Cookies

You can manage cookies that websites put on your computer by changing some settings in your browser. More information on this is available on the links below.

  1. Manage Cookies with Chrome
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  4. Manage Cookies with Microsoft Edge
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