Africa Power and Politics Programme Website Privacy Statement:

The Africa Power and Politics Programme website has the following privacy statement. If you have any questions concerning the Africa Power and Politics Programme Website, please contact

1. Introduction and General Terms

The Africa Power and Politics Programme (APPP) is committed to ensuring that your personal details are protected when you use our website or subscribe to our mailing lists. This privacy policy sets out how we use and protect any information that you provide. It includes:
  • What information the APPP may collect about you;
  • What the APPP does with the information we gather about you; 
  • When the APPP may use your details to contact you;
  • Whether the APPP will disclose your details to anyone else; 
  • Your choices regarding the personal information you have provided; 
  • The APPP's commitment to keeping your details secure;
  • The use of cookies on the APPP website.

Whenever you provide personal information to us, we are legally obliged to use this information in accordance with all laws concerning the protection of personal information, including the UK Data Protection Act 1998 (these laws are referred to collectively in this Privacy Policy as the "data protection laws").

Be aware that the APPP's website contains links to other websites of interest operated by third parties. These third-party websites have their own privacy policies, including cookies, and we recommend that you review them as they will govern the use of personal information you submit whilst visiting these websites. We do not accept any liability for the privacy practices of such third-party websites.

2. What information will the APPP collect about me?

Information will be requested from you when you subscribe to receive one of our newsletters,. By entering your details in the fields requested, you enable the APPP and its service providers to deliver the services you select.

We may collect the following information:

  • Name, organisation and job title; 
  • Contact information, including email address; 
  • Demographic information such as address and post code; 
  • Preferences and interests; 


The Africa Power and Politics Programme was a Research Programme Consortium funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and Irish Aid for the benefit of developing countries.
The views expressed on this website and in APPP's publications are those of the authors and should not be attributed to DFID or Irish Aid or any of APPP's member organisations.