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Privacy notice

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) is a mixed or hybrid criminal court. It was established by Agreement between the United Nations and the Lebanese Republic, which entered into force pursuant to the United Nations Security Council resolution 1757 (2007). The STL is an independent, international judicial organisation.

We take our responsibility to protect the privacy of the visitors to the STL web site very seriously. This privacy policy explains how we use any personal information we collect about you when you use this website.

What information do we collect about you?

We collect information about you when you register or apply for a job using this website.

If you register your personal details on the STL's employment site you will be asked to provide personal information such as your name, contact details, employment details, etc. It is your responsibility to provide accurate and up-to-date information while applying for the vacancy.

Website usage information is provided using cookies.

How will we use the information about you?

The personal information that you provide to the STL in connection with the use of this website will be stored online by the STL.

The information submitted by you will only be used for the intended purposes. No personal information will be shared with external parties without your prior consent.

This information is collected only with your knowledge and permission and is kept in various STL databases and filing systems.

Your personal details will not be forwarded to another international organisation or STL member states without your explicit consent. The STL does not sell or share any personal details volunteered on the STL web site to any third party.

Information Security

Please ensure that your password is protected, never shared with other parties, and consider changing it regularly.

All our staff members who have access to and are associated with the processing of personal data are obliged to respect the confidentiality of such data.

The STL employs a range of technologies and security measures to protect the information maintained on our systems from loss, misuse, unauthorised access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction.

The STL uses a secure connection (SSL) to encrypt the information from your PC to the STL's web server. Although the STL makes its best effort to protect your personal information, there are certain risks involved in transmitting information on the Internet. The STL assumes no responsibility for the security of this information.


The STL will not use your personal data to send you marketing material.

Access to your information and correction

At any time, you can modify your personal details by returning to the STL web site.


By accessing this site, certain information about the User, such as Internet protocol (IP) addresses, navigation through the Site, the software used and the time spent, along with other similar information, will be stored on the STL servers. These will not specifically identify the User. The information will be used internally only for web site traffic analysis. If the User provides unique identifying information, such as name, address and other information on forms stored on this Site, such information will be used only for statistical purposes and will not be published for general access. The STL, however, assumes no responsibility for the security of this information.

Other websites

Our website contains links to other websites. This privacy policy on applies to this website only. When you link to other websites you should read their own privacy policies.

Changes to our privacy policy

We keep our privacy policy under review and we will place any updates on this webpage. This privacy policy was last updated in May 2012.

How to contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy at or write to us at http://www.stl-tsl.org/en/contacts.