Effective Date: March 01, 2018

This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their ‘Personally Identifiable Information’ (PII) is being used online. This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development And Transparency – PILDAT collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users of our website located at www.pildat.org. This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by PILDAT.

Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development And Transparency – PILDAT values your personal information and understands the need for security and trust surrounding such information very seriously.

Submitting information on our website is strictly voluntary, however by choosing not to share the information, you may be restricted in accessing certain areas of the website such as contact us form or purchasing publications or submitting your CVs for potential career opportunities.

PILDAT may work with selected third parties to provide certain features on the Website such as social sharing functions. Such third parties have their own privacy policies that govern how they may collect, use, and disclose the information that you provide.

Information Collection & Use

In order to use certain features of PILDAT website such as Contact Us Form or to Purchase any publications, you may be asked to register by creating a user name, and/or password or provide other information such as Name, Email, Address etc. We may use this personal information that you provide for our operational purposes, including the activities described below. We may also use this information to contact you. You may, however, use many features of the Website without providing personal information.

Career Opportunities

If you apply for a job through the Website, you will be asked for personal information including your name, contact information, and educational and work history.

 Online Purchases

If you purchase a product or make a donation via our website, we request certain personal information from you, including your name, contact information, and payment information. We use this information to complete the transactions you request, including for billing purposes and to contact you if we have trouble processing an order.

Automatically-Collected Data
We Collect and temporarily store certain technical information about your visit on our website. We use these technologies to personalize your experience with PILDAT website and to provide functions such as storing your password or recording other preferences. This information is only used to help us make our site more useful for you. The information that we use may include, for example:

  1. The Internet domain from which you access our website.
  2. The IP address from which you access our website;
  3. The type of browser (e.g., Chrome, Internet Explorer) used to access our site;
  4. The operating system (Windows, Unix) used to access our site;
  5. The date and time you access our site;
  6. The URLs of the pages you visit;
  7. If you visited this site from another website or search engine, the URL of the forwarding site.

Course Fee Refund Policy of PILDAT

The Course Fee Refund Policy of PILDAT applies to participants who, after paid registration, choose to opt out of attending the PILDAT’s online training course on Demystifying Electoral Reforms in Pakistan up to 1 week before the start of the course and notify PILDAT about their decision to do so. In such a scenario, PILDAT will refund 75% of the course fee.

Your browser may offer tools to reject or delete cookies. If you reject cookies on your browser, you may still use our site, but your ability to use some areas of our site may be limited.

Google Analytics

PILDAT may use service providers, such as Google Analytics, that may use cookies to collect information about your online activities across this and other sites over time. To learn more about how Google Analytics collects and processes data and the choices Google may offer to control these activities, you may visit

Google Ad-Sense

PILDAT website may use Google AdSense Advertising occasionally on different pages. Google, as a third-party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on our site. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our users based on previous visits to our site and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt-out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google Ad and Content Network privacy policy. Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en 

Communications from the Website and Your Choices

If you choose to provide us with personal information by sending us an e-mail, or by filling out a form with your personal information and submitting it through our website to register for an event, obtain a publication, or join a mailing list, apply for a job etc., we use that information only to fulfil your request or respond to your inquiry.

If you make a donation through the Website, we may contact you for our development purposes using the email address that you provide.


Newsletters and Promotional Communications: We provide you the opportunity to opt out of receiving newsletters and promotional email communications from us. If you no longer wish to receive electronic newsletters and/or promotional communications, you may opt out of receiving these communications by following the instructions included in each newsletter or communication. After you opt out, we may continue to send messages related to your transactions or relationship with PILDAT.

Links to Other Sites

This website contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by PILDAT. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other sites.


The security of your personal information is important to us. PILDAT uses commercially reasonable safeguards to help protect the security of your personal information. For example, we may encrypt information using technologies such as Hyper Text Transport Protocol Secure (HTTPS) and Secure Sockets Layer technology (SSL).

Changes in this Privacy Statement

This privacy statement may be periodically revised without further notice to you. Any changes to the policy would be posted on this page only.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or suggestions regarding our privacy policy, please contact us at:

Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development And Transparency – PILDAT
P.O. Box 11098, L.C.C.H.S,
Postal Code: 54792, Lahore,
Punjab, Pakistan.
Attn: Mr. Faheem Ahmed Khan
[email protected]

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