Copyright terms, conditions and privacy policy


Copyright terms, conditions and privacy policy

The material presented on the International Social Security Association's (ISSA) Website and provided in its newsletters is published by the Secretariat of the ISSA for the service of its members and other users.


The ISSA holds copyright on all material, unless otherwise stated. Copyright in any third-party materials must also be respected. You may request permission to reproduce the ISSA materials and information as follows:

ISSA news

News, press releases and related material published by the ISSA on its Website and in its newsletters may be reproduced freely with mention of the source: "International Social Security Association".

ISSA publications

All publications of the ISSA enjoy copyright. Users may print, download or e-mail publications for individual use. Short excerpts from them may be reproduced without authorization for non-profit purposes on condition that the source is indicated. If you would like to request permission to copy, translate, or otherwise reproduce ISSA material, please contact the ISSA Secretariat.

International Social Security Review

For permission to reprint, copy or otherwise reproduce content from the International Social Security Review (ISSR), please consult the ISSR permissions page.


Unless otherwise stated, photos and images published on the ISSA Website, Extranet and in newsletters may be subject to special copyright and should not be reproduced without permission of the ISSA Secretariat. Photos that are provided for download and reproduction are clearly indicated. For other permissions, please contact the ISSA Secretariat.


The use of the ISSA logo is restricted and permission to use the logo must be requested from the ISSA Secretariat.

Links to other Websites

The ISSA Website and newsletters may provide links to recommended external sources of information to benefit users. The ISSA is not responsible for the content of external sites or third-party information.

Data protection

The ISSA maintains data on its members and newsletter subscribers. The ISSA undertakes not to divulge individual data to a third party and will only use such data for purposes related to the work of the ISSA.


The material available through the ISSA Website and newsletters come from a wide range of unofficial sources and are not intended to replace direct consultation, when appropriate, of official sources. You should rely on your own inquiries to independently confirm any information on which you intend to act.

While care has been taken in the preparation and reproduction of the data published herein, the ISSA declines liability for any inaccuracy, omission or other error in the data, and, in general, for any financial or other loss or damage in any way resulting from the use of the information.

Publication of information, or of any provision, or of its summary, the designations employed and the presentation of material therein, do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the ISSA concerning their conformity to International Labour Conventions, the legal status of any country, area or territory or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers. References to names or firms and commercial products and processes do not imply their endorsement or any expression of opinion by the ISSA.


The ISSA provides official translations of this website into English, French, Spanish and German. Additional language translations are provided with the help of Google Translate. The ISSA declines liability for any inaccuracy, omission or other error in Google translations.