Privacy Policy 

As soon as you visit this website you enable The Hague Research Institute (THRI) to collect personal data about you, both directly (via the personal data provided) and indirectly.

THRI will collect and analyze information related to the use of this website, such as the number of hits, the most requested pages, the sites visited previously/next and the duration of the user session. The purpose of these general visiting data is to optimize the organization of the website.

If you are convinced that we have collected personal data without permission, please contact us at, and we will remove this information. 

THRI will use your personal data for the performance of your question asked by using our contact form available on the website. Unless the hereafter mentioned exceptions are applicable, THRI will under no circumstances make your data available to third parties. Nor will your data be sold. Exceptions no use of data by third parties: a) in case of legal provision of legal procedure; b) to protect THRI’s rights or it’s property; c) to prevent any crime or to protect the public safety; or d) to protect the personal safety of the website

This privacy statement does not apply to websites of third parties which are connected via links to this website. THRI does not accept any responsibility or liability in respect of the way in which these third parties handle personal data. THRI will not keep your personal data for longer than necessary to achieve the purposes for which your data is collected. Our retention period(s) are: a maximum of 5 years.

THRI  only uses technical and functional cookies and analytical cookies that do not infringe on your privacy. A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer, tablet or smartphone when you first visit this website. The cookies we use are necessary for the technical operation of the website and your ease of use. They ensure that the website works properly and remember, for example, your preferences. We can also use them to optimize our website. You can opt out of cookies by setting your internet browser so that it no longer stores cookies. You can also delete all information that was previously stored through the settings of your browser.

THRI may at any time amend this privacy statement, without any prior warning. Amendments will be effective upon posting on this website.

We do not collect any individually identifiable information about you through this site. We have access to such information only if you choose to share with us either directly, by e-mail or by filling out and submitting any applications that may be available on the site. We do not and will not sell information about users of the site to third parties. Nor do we share such information except as described below.

THRI may track IP addresses (the Internet address of a computer) to keep track of a user\s session, while the user’s personal information remains totally anonymous. Tracking IP addresses can give us important information about our visitors. For example, we can learn which parts of the site users are visiting and how long they stay.

We take the protection of your data seriously and take appropriate measures to prevent misuse, loss, unauthorized access, unwanted disclosure, and unauthorized modification. If you have any concerns that your data is not properly secured or if there are indications of misuse, please contact us