Privacy Policy

The Transnational Institute (TNI) respects your right to privacy. Any personal information you provide is only known to TNI and you, unless we state otherwise at the time of collecting data.

The only personal data we collect is the information you provide when you sign up or contact us. This information is kept as secure as possible within TNI and is not shared with any other company or organisation without your expressed consent. The only exception is if TNI is required to release information by law, in which case we will still seek to inform you.

Traffic data

On the website, TNI tracks non-personal statistical information about visits to the website. This includes IP address (your computer’s unique signature), your browser (eg Firefox), your location (eg London) and the pages you visit. This is done through the use of cookies which are small files placed on your computer which tracks your use of the site and allow us to recognize when you return to the site.

These cookies and tracking of website visits are operated by Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided to TNI by Google. The information generated by the cookies about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

Traffic data information is collected with the sole purpose of improving the website and our communications and is not in any way linked or related to any personal data that you provide. You can find out more about the privacy implications of cookies at

You can also disable cookies at any time although this may affect the functionality of the website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google Analytics.

Email newsletter

When you register to receive email newsletters, we use Get Response to collect data provided by you which enable us to send you news and to target the newsletter to your needs. This will not be shared with any other organization. At any point you may choose to edit or unsubscribe from the e-newsletter by writing to transformativecities [at]


TNI may occasionally conduct voluntary surveys on the site to obtain demographic information about our visitors. This information may be compiled and shared in the aggregate with third parties, but no personal details will be traceable or associated with specific individuals.

Links to other sites

TNI links to various external websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

Given the changing nature of electronic communications, this privacy policy could change, so please check back from time to time. At any stage, you have the option of editing the information you have provided us or deleting your personal data from our systems.

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, please contact transformativecities [at]