Rules and Conditions

Statement on General Data protection

When providing professional materials and information (newsletters, publications, etc.) and other services (organising events), the Institute of Macroeconomic Analysis and Development of the Republic of Slovenia (hereinafter ‘IMAD’) endeavours to protect the privacy of its website users. The privacy statement explains what types of personal information we collect, how it is used and how it can be modified. You do not have to provide personal data to browse our site. In cases where you do need to provide personal data or choose to disclose it yourself, it is treated in accordance with this Privacy Statement that applies for IMAD’s website

Privacy policy

IMAD provides information on the processing of personal data in accordance with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation.

Information on the data controller

The data controller is the IMAD, Gregorčičeva 27, 1000 Ljubljana, The person authorised for personal data protection can be reached at IMAD’s address.

Types of personal data and the purpose of use

We collect personal data (e-mail addresses) to inform our website users about new contents on our site. E-mail addresses are not processed or used for any other purposes. We collect personally identifiable data only when you provide it yourself, i.e. when you sign up for notifications on our website (‘Be informed’). The information thus obtained also enables electronic communication – responding to queries and requests.

When collecting personal data, we always inform our website users about the purpose for which data is collected and used. The purpose of data collection will not be subsequently changed without your consent.

Accessing and updating your personal data

In keeping your personal data accurate and up to date, we need your help. Please notify us of any changes to your data to help us ensure appropriate information and communication.


The contents of our website are accessible without registration. We need your personal data only to inform you about new contents on the website.

You can however also refuse receiving notifications from our website. You can unsubscribe by clicking on the link attached to each newsletter sent, or by sending an email request for deletion of data to gp.umar(at)

Data protection

Personal information you provide remains private and confidential. Certain parts of our website use SSL (Secure Socket Layer) to ensure a safe transfer of personal data. Your data can only be accessed by persons who are authorised to perform the necessary tasks and obliged to treat it with the utmost care.

Retention period

IMAD undertakes to keep your data for a period no longer than necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected.

Sharing and disclosing personal data

IMAD ensures that it will not transfer or sell your personal data to third parties without your consent.

Changes to privacy policy

All changes and updates to IMAD’s privacy policy will be posted here.

Questions, notes

Should you have any questions regarding the collection, use or disclosure of personal data, you can contact us at the e-mail address gp.umar(at)

Prohibition of the use of IMAD’s website for commercial, unlawful or harmful purposes

It is prohibited to use the website for commercial purposes or to sell data to third parties.
You may not use the website for any purpose that is unlawful or could cause harm to IMAD. We will endeavour to inform website users if we detect any instances of harmful use. IMAD’s website may not be used in any way that could damage, disable of overburden the website or impair its availability or accessibility.

Limitation of liability

At IMAD, we endeavour to provide up-to-date and credible information to our users. However, we are not responsible for any deficiencies or errors in the content. Our criminal and civil liability for clerical or legal errors is completely excluded. We will not be liable for any direct or indirect damage and inconveniences arising from the use of incorrect or inaccurate information should it inadvertently appear on the website. Before making a significant or irreparable decision on the basis of information on our website, you are recommended to verify this information with the competent authority or in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Slovenia. 

The information contained on IMAD’s website is not an official document unless expressly stated.
In no event will IMAD be liable for any direct or indirect damage or inconveniences arising from the website or links being temporarily unavailable for technical issues.

IMAD reserves the right to change the contents of its website at any time without prior notice. The content of the disclaimer may also be changed without any advance notice or user consent.

Rights to use

All information or images provided on the site are subject to copyright and other types of intellectual property protection. Documents on the website may be reproduced only for non-commercial purposes. They must however retain all copyright or other proprietary notices and clearly cite the source.

Links to other websites

The website contains links to other sites that are not operated by IMAD. IMAD is not responsible for their privacy practices. We recommend that you review the Privacy Policy of such other sites.

Use of cookies and tracking technology

On the IMAD website we use Google Analytics service cookies, which enables us to measure traffic and provide better quality services and content.

Cookies cannot access your hard drive or read cookie files created by other sites. They do not contain personally identifiable information unless you have disclosed it yourself. IMAD can only read cookies from its website. 

We do not load any cookies into your web browser until your confirmation.

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__utmb 30 minutes
__utmc Until the end of the session (until you close the browser)
__utmz 6 months


This document was last updated in August 2020.