International Integrated Reporting Council Privacy Notice

The International Integrated Reporting Council takes your privacy seriously.  We’re committed to protecting and respecting your privacy and this notice explains when and why we collect personal information about people who contact us or visit our website, how we use it, how we store it and whether we disclose it to others.

We may periodically update this notice so please check this page occasionally to ensure that you’re happy with any changes.

Any questions regarding this notice and our privacy practices should be sent by email to data@theiirc.org.

Who are we?

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) is a global coalition of regulators, investors, companies, standard setters, the accounting profession and NGOs. The coalition is promoting communication about value creation as the next step in the evolution of corporate reporting.

Mission: The IIRC’s mission is to establish integrated reporting and thinking within mainstream business practice as the norm in the public and private sectors.

Vision: The IIRC’s vision is to align capital allocation and corporate behaviour to wider goals of financial stability and sustainable development through the cycle of integrated reporting and thinking.

How do we collect information from you?

We obtain information about you when you correspond with the IIRC, become a member of one of our governing bodies or networks, share your contact details with a member of the IIRC over e-mail, at a meeting or event, when you visit our website or if you register to receive our newsletters.

What information is being collected?

The personal information we collect includes your name, e-mail address, the organization you work for and your role title.

We also use anonymized data to understand how visitors to our websites are using the sites.

How is information used?

We may use your information to:

  • carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into
  • comply with applicable laws
  • seek your views or comments on the activities we undertake
  • send you communications which you have requested and that may be of interest to you. These may include information about our activities, networks, events , fundraising activities or other campaigns and promotions
  • process a grant or job application
  • help us improve engagement and user journeys on our websites.

The retention periods for personal information are monitored on a regular basis. We are legally obliged to hold some types of information and we will only keep your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with us.

Who will information be shared with?

The IIRC will never sell your information to third parties without your consent.

We may share your information, from time to time, with trusted third-party service providers we work for the purposes of undertaking operational activities such as sending newsletters, or if we’re under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligations.

Your communication choices

We will not contact you by email or telephone unless you have given your prior consent.  You have a choice about whether or not you wish to continue to receive information from us and if you no longer want to be contacted you can let us know via e-mail on data@theiirc.org or via telephone on +44 0207 504 2574.

  • To stop hearing from us

If you choose to no longer be contacted by the IIRC, you will not receive information regarding integrated reporting and the work of the IIRC.

  • How you can access your information

You have the right to know what information the IIRC holds about you.  Please contact us via e-mail on data@theiirc.org or via telephone on +44 0207 504 2574.

  • How you can update your information

The accuracy of your personal information is important to us.  If any of your details have changed, please let us know via e-mail us via e-mail on data@theiirc.org or via telephone on +44 0207 504 2574.

Use of cookies

Like many other websites, the IIRC websites www.integratedreporting.org and www.corporatereportingdialogue.com use cookies. Cookies are small pieces of information stored on your computer in the form of a file where strictly necessary for the purposes of making the website work, for monitoring performance or facilitating functionality. You may refuse the use of cookies by adjusting the settings of your web browser.

By visiting the IIRC websites, you consent to the use of cookies and use of the data they provide.

For more information on the IIRC websites’ terms of use, please go to http://integratedreporting.org/iirc-website-terms-of-use/ and http://corporatereportingdialogue.com/terms-of-use/

Links to other websites

Our website contains links to other organizations’ information and websites.  The IIRC is not responsible for the information or activities of other organizations, even if accessed via the IIRC’s website and this notice applies to the IIRC only.  It is recommended that you check the privacy notice of websites you visit.

Parents and Children

We do not knowingly collect the personal information of children.  Parents of children under 13 have the right to access and delete personal data using the process described in the above sections: ‘Your Communication Choices’.

Applying for roles at the IIRC

Personal information supplied to the IIRC during a recruitment process will only be used for the purpose of recruitment, will be stored securely and will be destroyed within the appropriate timescales if an applicant is not successful.

Website recording

The IIRC uses google analytics to help improve engagement and user journeys for www.integratedreporting.org and www.corporatereportingdialogue.com. We use anonymized data to understand how visitors to our website are using the site, including what content they are looking for, what countries they are visiting from, what language they use and what device they are using to view our website. All of this information enables us to ensure our website is supporting the adoption of integrated reporting internationally.

Notice version

This notice was last updated in May 2018.