Privacy Policy

Effective date: 25 May 2018

The Interlaken Group is an informal network of individual leaders from influential companies, investors, CSOs, government and international organizations. The Interlaken Group receives steering support from the Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC). This website is owned and managed by RRI, a global coalition of more than 170 organizations coordinated by the Rights and Resources Group, a nonprofit, tax-deductible 501 c(3) nonprofit based in Washington, DC, USA, with a second office scheduled to open in Montreal, Canada in 2018.

The purpose of the Interlaken Group is to expand and leverage private sector action to secure community land rights. Together leaders develop, adopt, and disseminate new tools and advance new “pre-competitive” mechanisms to accelerate private sector learning on responsible land rights practices.

The Interlaken Group is committed to protecting the privacy of our visitors and donors and handling their personal information with the utmost care and respect. We will never sell, rent, or exchange your information with anyone, and you may opt to remove your information from our lists at any time by unsubscribing or by sending an email to

By continuing to visit and use our website, you are accepting the terms and practices described in our Privacy Policy. While we may periodically modify this Privacy Policy without actively notifying our users, the latest version of the Privacy Policy will always be updated promptly at this page.

How we collect data

The Interlaken Group collects information from visitors and donors on a limited and voluntary basis. We collect personal information through the following ways:

  • Sign-ups to our email newsletters
  • Responses to our surveys

The types of personal information we collect from visitors can include:

  • First and last names
  • Organizations/affiliations
  • Job titles
  • Email addresses
  • Geographic regions
  • Subjects of interest
  • Comments and feedback on Interlaken Group content (e.g., responses to our surveys)

How we protect your security

We do not process any financial transactions through the Interlaken Group website; this means we do not collect any financial information such as credit card numbers or other methods of payment. We also do not charge any fees to access, use, or download any resources from our website.

How we use your data

We use your personal information to send you email newsletters and surveys. Occasionally, for the purpose of improving our communications methods and the quality of our content, we will use the data we have gathered to conduct internal analyses, such as analyzing the distribution of our audiences across regions and thematic areas. We do not host advertisements on our websites and will never share your information with advertisers.

Manage your personal information

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or would like for us to update or remove your personal information, please contact us through email or postal mail:

Rights and Resources Initiative
2715 M St., NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20007