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General Statement

This privacy statement establishes how the Refugee Appeals Tribunal will collect and use information about you from your visit to this website. The Refugee Appeals Tribunal respects your right to privacy and will not collect any personal information about you on this website without your clear permission.

Collection and Use of Personal Information

The Refugee Appeals Tribunal does not collect any personal information about you on this website, apart from the information which you volunteer by sending us an email such as your name, address, and email address. We may store your name, address and email address in order to respond to your request, to otherwise resolve the subject matter of the email or to compile statistics.

The Refugee Appeals Tribunal will not attempt to identify individual visitors to the website or to associate technical details with any individual. It is our policy never to disclose such technical information in respect of individual website visitors to any third party, unless obliged to disclose such information by law.

Collection and Use of Technical Information

We may collect and store technical details in connection with visits to this website for statistical purposes. For example, we may count the number of visitors to the different pages of our website to help make them more useful to visitors. This information does not identify you personally.

We automatically collect and store only the following information about your visit:
  1. the Internet domain (for example, '' if you use a private Internet access account, or '' if you connect from a university's domain) and IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web) from which you access our website.
  2. the type of browser and operating system used to access our site.
  3. the date and time you access our site.
  4. the pages you visit on our site.
  5. if you visited the Refugee Appeals Tribunal website from a link on another website, the address of that website.

Right to Refuse Cookies

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (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 also 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 purposes set out above.

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