IIIF Privacy Policy

The International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) Consortium is committed to protecting and respecting your personal data and privacy.

Our privacy policy explains how we collect and use any personal data about you when you use our website.

How do we collect your data?

You directly provide IIIF with most of the data we collect. Examples of how we collect and process data include when you:

  • Apply to join the IIIF Consortium
  • Subscribe to a IIIF mailing list
  • Register for a IIIF webinar, workshop or event
  • Voluntarily complete a survey
  • Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies.

IIIF may also receive your data indirectly from the following sources:

  • Mailchimp (mailing list)
  • Zoom (webinar platform)
  • Eventbrite (event registration)
  • Google (Drive and Groups)


Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behavior information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology. Learn more at https://www.allaboutcookies.org/.

Online payment information

IIIF uses external services (such as Eventbrite or Paypal) for event payment processing. Any payment information you submit is collected and used by those companies in accordance with their privacy policies, which can be found at their respective websites. IIIF does not handle your online payment information.

Who will my information be shared with?

IIIF will not share your personal information with any third party unless we have your consent or are required by law to do so.

Google Analytics

This site uses Google analytics, and from time to time IIIF undertakes research associated with site usage. We use this data to help improve the website and the overall user experience. A consequence of this is that Google will use collated information to help them deliver their services, develop new services, measure the effectiveness of advertising, protect against fraud and abuse, and personalize content and ads that you see on Google and on their partners’ sites and apps. The details of their privacy policy can be found at https://policies.google.com/privacy

Other websites

Our website contains links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to this website so when you access links to other websites please read their privacy policies.

Your rights

We want to make sure that your personal data is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct information you think is inaccurate or remove information.

You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, or you have any questions about this policy, please contact us at admin@iiif.io or write to us at IIIF, C/O CLIR, 211 North Union Street, Suite 100-PMB1027, Alexandria, VA 22314.

Changes to our privacy policy

IIIF keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 04 August 2021.


This policy is derived from the Open Preservation Foundation Privacy Policy, posted under a CC BY-SA 4.0 license.