Privacy Statement for the World Anthropology Congress Participants:

This Privacy Statement outlines the data  handling practices of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES), World Anthropological Union (WAU), and World Council of Anthropological Associations (WCAA) regarding the World Anthropology Congress.

Emails and Personal Information:

– The IUAES, WAU, and WCAA will retain the email addresses of participants, whether accepted or not, and other information provided in relation to panel or paper submissions for the purpose of communication and organization of the World Anthropology Congress.

Recording of Congress Activities:

– The World Anthropology Congress is a hybrid event, and as such, sessions, panels, and papers may be recorded for archival, educational, and promotional purposes.

Use of Videorecordings:

– Participants acknowledge that the IUAES, WAU, and WCAA may use videorecordings of their presentations, panels, or any other form of participation during the congress.

– Participants agree to share their contributions (papers, videos, or any other form of participation) under a Creative Commons License Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 (CC BY-SA 4.0).

Additional Rights and Sharing Agreement:

– If a paper or panel is accepted, the individuals who submitted the content will be required to sign an additional statement regarding the sharing of their rights. This agreement will specify the terms under which their contributions may be used, shared, and attributed.

Data Security:

– The IUAES, WAU, and WCAA will take reasonable measures to protect the confidentiality and security of personal information and contributions.

– Participants should be aware that despite these efforts, the security of information transmitted over the internet cannot be guaranteed.

Questions and Contact:

– If you have any questions or concerns about the use of your information or wish to inquire about the privacy practices, please contact us at [wau.congress(at)].

Updates to Privacy Statement:

– This Privacy Statement is subject to change, and any updates will be communicated to participants. The latest version of the statement will be available on the official World Anthropology Congress website.

By participating in the World Anthropology Congress, you acknowledge that you have read and understood this Privacy Statement. Your continued participation implies consent to the outlined data handling practices. Last updated: November 30, 2023.