Legal Notice

Conditions d'utilisation / Condiciones de uso / شروط الاستخدام

The provisions of the text below apply to all elements contained within the INTERPOL website (information, logos, images, etc.). Warning or information messages may also complement these provisions where such a message is attached to the information provided.

1. Conditions for the use of information on this website

Downloading INTERPOL's distinctive signs such as the Organization's emblem is prohibited.

Downloading other information from the site is authorized provided that:

  • The information is not amended in any way;
  • The information is only used in accordance with the preventive aims and objectives of the site;
  • No nominal information is downloaded with a view to creating a database (regardless of the search criteria applicable to that database).

2. Use of information sent directly to the site

Any messages or documents sent to the site in the form of questions, comments, suggestions, etc. are to be considered non-confidential, unless there are instructions to the contrary.

INTERPOL has no obligation as far as messages sent to the site are concerned and may use, reproduce, disclose or change them without prior authorization.

If you visit our site to read or download information, such as career opportunities, press releases, etc., we collect and store only the following information about you:

  • The name of the domain;
  • The type of Browser and operating system used to access our site;
  • The date and time you access our site;
  • The Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site and the pages you visit.

If you identify yourself by sending an e-mail containing personal information:

  • You may volunteer to provide us information which identifies you personally, for example your mailing address, in an electronic mail message requesting that information be mailed to you.
  • Information collected in this manner may be used for responding to requests for information.

For site management, information from both categories is collected for statistical purposes. Our computer system uses software programs to create summary statistics, which are used for such purposes as assessing what information is of most and least interest, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas.

3. Security

For site security purposes, and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, all network traffic is monitored in order to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage or conduct criminal activity.

To protect the system from unauthorized use and to ensure that the system is functioning properly, individuals using this computer system are subject to having all of their activities monitored and recorded by system personnel.

Anyone using this system expressly consents to such monitoring and is advised that if such monitoring reveals evidence of possible abuse or criminal activity, system personnel may provide the results of such monitoring to appropriate officials.

Unauthorized attempts to upload or change information on this service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable.

4. Disclaimer for hypertext links

Neither INTERPOL nor its contributors are responsible for the content of any off-site pages that are referenced by or that make reference to INTERPOL’s pages.

The user specifically acknowledges that neither INTERPOL, the INTERPOL home page, nor its contributors are liable for any defamatory, offensive, misleading or illegal conduct of other users, links, or third parties and that the risk of injury from the foregoing rests entirely with the user.

Links from INTERPOL pages on the World Wide Web to other sites, or from other sites to INTERPOL pages do not constitute an endorsement by INTERPOL. These links are for convenience only. It is the responsibility of the user to evaluate the content and usefulness of information obtained from other sites.

5. Disclaimer for INTERPOL information

All information provided by INTERPOL on this site is made available to provide immediate access for the convenience of interested persons.

While INTERPOL believes the information to be reliable, human or mechanical error remains a possibility.

Therefore, INTERPOL does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, timeliness or correct sequencing of the information. In particular, as INTERPOL is not the carrier of the information transmitted, the Organization can not be held liable, for example in the case of any interruption of service or non-reception of information by the user.

Neither INTERPOL, nor any of the sources of the information shall be responsible for any error or omissions, or for the use of or results obtained from the use of this information.

6. Disclaimer of endorsement

Reference herein to any specific commercial products, processes, or services by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement or recommendation.