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Terms of Service

Terms of Use

The Freedom Online Coalition (FOC) is a multilateral Coalition of governments that collaborate to advance Internet freedom worldwide. The Freedom Online Conference is an FOC event, and this website serves as a platform to share relevant information, news and live-streamed sessions for the 2021 Freedom Online Conference. It is managed by Global Partners Digital which acts as the Support Unit to the Freedom Online Coalition.

By visiting or using this website, you signify your agreement to our terms of use which includes our conditions of use and privacy policy. These terms of use may be modified at any time and you agree to be bound by any such modifications. If you do not agree to these terms of service, please do not continue to visit or use the website.

The Freedom Online Coalition (FOC) and the Support Unit, also referred to as ‘the operator’, ‘we’ or ‘us’, refers to the owner of the website. ‘You’ refers to the visitor or user of this website.

Conditions of Use

This website contains material which is owned by the Freedom Online Coalition through the Support Unit. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance, graphics and documents. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.

All trademarks reproduced in this website which are not the property of, or licenced to, the operator are acknowledged on the website.

Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.

The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.

The FOC and Support Unit aim to ensure that the content and information on this website is accurate at the time of posting. However, neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

This website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).

Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the law of England and Wales.

Privacy Policy

The FOC is strongly committed to protecting your privacy and we aim to collect as little personal data as possible. Personal data is collected via this website in the following instances: 

  1. If you register for the Freedom Online Conference, to collect and store necessary data to grant access to live-streamed sessions and provide relevant updates. 
  2. If you contact the FOC via the website’s contact form, to collect and store necessary contact details.

To sign up as a Conference attendee, a name, email address and affiliation is required. To contact the FOC Support Unit, we require a name and email address.

Conference registration and the related data is managed and stored by Evermore, who are responsible for the livestreaming of Conference sessions. To view Evermore’s privacy policy, click here. 


This website uses cookies (small amounts of data that the website can send to your browser and which may then be stored on your hard drive) to monitor browsing preferences. If you do allow cookies to be used, personal information may be stored by us.

You are free to set your browser settings to notify you when you receive a cookie. You are also free to set your browser settings to refuse the cookies our site attempts to send you. However, if you do so, some functions on the website may be limited.