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Privacy policy for the People Live Here web site

The People Live Here website, including all information and materials contained on it, is managed by the Chicoco Collective.

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The terms and conditions set out below (the " Privacy Policy") apply in conjunction with the Editorial Guidelines and Forum Policy for the Website.


The Chicoco Collective is committed to ensuring the privacy of all our users. This Privacy Policy governs all pages on the People Live Here Website. It does not apply to pages hosted by other organisations, including the websites of related organisations or third party sites. The People Live Here Website may be linked to the websites of such other parties, but those other sites may have their own privacy policies which apply to them.

By using the People Live Here Website, you consent to the terms of this Privacy Policy. The Chicoco Collective may change the terms of this Privacy Policy from time to time and, if such changes are made, we may place notices on the People Live Here Website so that you can be aware of them. Your continued use of the People Live Here Website will be on the terms of this Privacy Policy as amended from time to time.

What types of information do we collect and store?

The type and amount of information we receive and store depends on how you use the People Live Here Website. You can access most of the pages on the People Live Here without telling us who you are and without revealing any personal information. Our web servers collect anonymous logs during user visits to the People Live Here Website. This information is used to create aggregate statistics, for example about when the People Live Here Website is accessed, the pages which refer visitors to the People Live Here Website, the type of web browsers visitors use and which pages are viewed. These statistics help us understand how the People Live Here Website is used and provide us with valuable information for improving it in the future.

We do not collect personal information (such as your name, address, phone number or e-mail address) on the People Live Here Website unless you choose to provide it.

How do we use information collected?

Your personal information will be retained by the Chicoco Collective and its service providers in a secure environment, will be kept confidential, and will only be used in connection with the purposes for which it is submitted, or as otherwise explained on the People Live Here Website or as necessary for us to comply with our legal obligations.

Sharing of your personal information

The information you provide will not be sold or rented nor will it be shared with third parties unless we have your permission, or are required to disclose the information by law.

Hosting and processing: the People Live Here Website is hosted by a third party service provider and therefore any personal details you submit through the People Live Here Website may be processed by that third party service provider. We may also use other third parties to process your personal details. For example, such third parties may process your personal information to action expressions of interest in the People Live Here campaign or process and forward mailing information for users who choose to subscribe to such things as email updates. All of these third party services providers will process your personal information only on Chicoco Collective’s behalf and will be bound by strict confidentiality conditions.

Use of cookies

A cookie is a text-only piece of information that a website transfers to your computer's hard disk so that the website can remember who you are. A cookie will normally contain the name of the Internet domain from which the cookie has come, the "lifetime" of the cookie, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number.

People Live Here Website uses cookies and collects IP addresses (an IP address is a number that can uniquely identify a specific computer or other network device on the internet). We use analysis software to look at IP addresses and cookies for the purpose of enhancing your user experience. This information is not used to develop a personal profile of you and the log files are regularly purged.

Users have the opportunity to set their devices to accept all cookies, to notify them when a cookie is issued, or not to receive cookies at any time. To prevent the download of cookies, or otherwise control how cookies are used on your computer, please read the help information supplied with your Internet browser software or go to:

Access to your personal information

You may have rights of access to personal information that we hold about you, to correct that information or, in some circumstances, to object to our processing of your information, under data privacy law. If you wish to exercise any of these rights or have any questions about this policy, please e-mail

Editorial guidelines

The People Live Here website is operated by Chicoco Collective. The site is designed to provide information on the People Live Here Campaign and the Human City Project to those interested in human rights, non-/inter-governmental organizations, the media and a variety of other stakeholders around the globe.

Diversity of opinion

We strive to be fair and reflect on the website a wide range of opinion on any given topic, as well as all significant strands of thought.

Media content

Media content produced by the Chicoco Collective should be fair and objective.

All material must be suitable for a global audience, it should also be noted that the content on the site will be accessed by a broad age range.

All material should be free of any unlicensed content (e.g. unlicensed music, trademarks, logos etc).


Please see the privacy policy above.