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DAPPCOM Data Protection Policy

If you provide DPPCOM with your personal data, we will protect your data so that you can feel safe. Read about our data protection policy here.

DAPPCOM collects personal data through our websites at Whether you visit our website, fill in one of our forms or subscribe to newsletters, we will always collect and process your personal data in accordance with the applicable legislation and guidelines. DIIS respects all requirements to keep personal data confidential, and we are aware that there is a need for the personal data that we receive to be protected and processed properly.


When you visit our website or e.g. provide DAPPCOM with your personal data through personal contact or in any other way, you will at the same time have to accept our data protection policy.




DAPPCOM Collects and Uses Personal Data in two Ways


  1. Personal Data Provided by You
    We collect and process personally identifiable data about name, title, company / organisation, address, email, phone numbers etc.


Such personal data is used for the following purposes:


  • Subscription to newsletter
  • Registration for events/courses
  • General inquiries, through the forms on the website


  1. Statistics on Your Visit to Our Website
    When you visit, our web server registers your visit through the use of so-called cookies, i.e. small data files with a unique ID that makes it possible to recognise returning visitors. The web server will first of all store general information about your visit – e.g. which pages you have visited, the time of your visit and the duration of your visit. We use this information to generate statistics of our website traffic. We do not register your computer’s IP address.



If you subscribe to our newsletter, we also collect information about the opening of the newsletter as well as the use of links in the newsletter in order to continually improve the newsletter and possibly target the information that you receive for it to match your interests as much as possible.

Deleting Personal Data
Your personal data will be deleted when we no longer need to process the data in order to fulfil one or more of the above purposes. However, statistical data may be processed and stored for a longer period of time in anonymised form.

Safety and Storage of Personal Information and Data
We have taken technical and organisational measures against your data being accidentally or illegally deleted, disclosed, lost, reduced or handed over to unauthorised persons, misused or in any other way processed in breach of the law. Only the employees at DAPPCOM who need the data will have access to the data.

The data entered at the website are transferred in encrypted form between the user’s browser and the website. Emails will also be sent in encrypted form if this is supported by your email. The safety of the data is in accordance with the requirements and recommendations of the Danish Data Protection Agency

Disclosure of Data
We do not disclose any of the personal data mentioned under item 1 to third parties. Data about your use of the website will be disclosed to third parties in connection with visitor statistics. You can see the third parties in question in our Cookie Policy.

We use a number of suppliers for storage and processing of data, e.g. for the hosting of our website and administration of subscriptions for newsletters. These suppliers only process the information on our website, and they are not allowed to use them for their own purposes. We only use data processors within EU or in countries that can provide adequate protection for your data.

Right of Access and Complaints
You are entitled to be informed about which of your personal data we are processing. Furthermore, you can object to the use of your data at any time. You can also withdraw your consent to the processing of your personal data. If the information being processed about you is wrong, you have the right to have the information rectified or deleted. Any inquiries about this should be directed at If you wish to complain about our processing of your personal data, you can also contact the Danish Data Protection Agency.

What Is a Cookie?

A cookie is a small data file that is stored on the user’s computer in order to recognise the computer. A cookie is a passive file which cannot collect information on your computer, spread computer virus or other malware.

Some cookies are placed by other parties (so-called third parties) than indicated by the name in the address bar (URL ) in the browser, e.g. when a YouTube video or a Google map is embedded. This means that cookies from other parties than the owner of the website are stored on the computer.

Some cookies are only stored on the user’s IT equipment as long as that user’s browser is open (session cookies). Other cookies are stored for a longer period of time (persistent cookies). When the user revisits a website, session cookies will be activated while persistent cookies are typically renewed.

Cookies at

At, we use a couple of technical cookies for our editors and to distinguish between our users. Furthermore, the system behind a website places a cookie (has_js) that informs you whether your browser supports JavaScript. These cookies are stored on your computer, tablet or smartphone for a period of between 24 hours and up to 2 years whereas other cookies are deleted automatically when you close your browser.

We use the web analytics service Google Analytics to track our visitors’ use of the sites. In order to recognise returning visitors, we use a cookie with a unique ID. The information is stored at Google’s servers and used for reports about the use of the website in order for us to track the web traffic and improve our website.

At our website we show videos from YouTube and Vimeo. YouTube places a cookie that we cannot turn off. So, if you use our website, you accept these cookies. YouTube uses cookies to learn how often the videos are played.

Our website can contain pages with embedded posts from Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. In connection with the embedding, a cookie is placed in order for these social services to track which websites you are visiting.


How to Reject the Use of Cookies

You can set up you browser to block cookies on your computer. However, you should be aware that without cookies you may not be able to use all the website’s functions. We hope that you will allow the use of our cookies since they, as mentioned, will help us improve our website.

How to Delete Cookies

You will always be able to delete cookies stored on your computer.

You can also prevent Google Analytics from placing cookies on all websites. This is done by the Googles Opt-out plugin. Read Google’s guide to blocking statistics cookies.

You can read more about cookies and the rules about cookies in the Executive Order on Information and Consent Required in Case of Storing and Accessing Information in End-User Terminal Equipment (the “Cookie Order” on the website of the Danish Business Authority

Data Controller and Contact Information:

The website is owned and published by

DIIS ∙ Danish Institute for International Studies
Østbanegade 117
DK-2100 Copenhagen
Phone: +45 3269 8787

Data Protection Officer: Anna Pia Hudtloff, Head of Communications