IRGC Disclaimers & Terms of Use

IRGC reports, white papers, policy briefs and opinion papers available as downloads from this web-site are the result of substantive project work led or supervised by members of the IRGC’s Scientific and Technical Council. They are published only after a rigorous external peer review. IRGC concept notes, workshop summaries and “snapshots” are subject to internal review.

The copyright for the book published by Springer Academic Publishers is held by Springer.

The copyright for all IRGC White Papers, Policy Briefs, workshop summaries, Concept Notes and “snapshots” is held by IRGC.

Reproduction of IRGC material is authorised provided the International Risk Governance Council (IRGC) is acknlowledged as the source and full reference to the publication’s title and date is duly made.

Articles and papers written by individuals and teams as contributions to IRGC’s projects, and presentations made by individuals at events organised by IRGC, reflect the views of the authors themselves and not those of IRGC.

Throughout this website we have sought to ensure that the contents provide both specialists and non-specialists with an introduction to our organisation and our work. We have attempted to select useful information and to ensure that the information and materials provided on the site – as well as our descriptions of them – are objective and accurate.

Whilst every effort has been taken to ensure the accuracy and scientific validity of our publications and the contents of this web-site, IRGC, its officers and staff, and members of the IRGC’s Board, Scientific and Technical Council and Advisory Committee, cannot be held responsible or liable for damages for their use by third parties.

What data are we holding?
IRGC only processes information that is related to our relationship with you. This may include:

  • Contact details including email, phone numbers and address details
  • Your job title and details of your existing relationship with us
  • Your areas of interest
  • Records of previous communications

How we use this data

  • To maintain direct communications with you
  • To inform you of relevant news and information that you would expect to receive from us – this includes our newsletter, and information about our workshops and activities

How we manage and store your data
Your contact information and preferences are stored and managed securely within our externally hosted CRM system. Only IRGC staff have access to this data – we won’t forward your details to a third party, and you can always request to have your data removed from our system.

Mailing lists
Your details may be on one or more of our mailing lists, depending on our relationship with you. Should you consent to remain on our mailing lists, we will continue to manage your preferences responsibly. You will always have the option to opt out of these communications.