Private Policy

  • Your right to privacy is very important to us and we recognize that when you choose to provide us with information about yourself, you trust us to act in a responsible manner. We believe this information should only be used to help us provide you with better service. That's why we have put a policy in place to protect your personal information. In general, when you visit our websites and access information you remain anonymous.

  • We will not provide any of your personal information obtained via the web to other companies or individuals without giving you the opportunity to opt out. However, we may need to provide your name and delivery address to third parties that IELA uses for the purposes of delivering specific services to you (e.g. customer support, or a shipping company if you have asked us to send something to you.)

  • IELA provides free email newsletter services. Typically all that's requested is an e-mail address and some basic information about you, such as job function. There are occasions where we will ask for additional information and we do this to be able to better understand your needs, and provide you with services that we believe may be valuable to you. Some examples of information our websites collect are name, address and phone number.

  • Whenever you provide sensitive information (for example, a credit card number to make a purchase), we will take reasonable steps to protect it, such as encrypting your card number. We will also take reasonable security measures to protect your personal information in storage. Credit card numbers are used only for payment processing and are not retained for marketing purposes.

  • Our websites may provide links to third party sites. Since we do not control those websites, we encourage you to review the privacy policies of these third party sites.

  • This IELA website may use cookies in order to improve the services which we offer. For example we use cookies to enable users to set their home page. You can of course choose to disable cookies in your browser.

  • IELA reserves the right to place cookies on the hard drive of any Internet User browsing the website so as to record information on the Internet User’s usage of the website and in particular any information on the pages consulted and the dates and times of consultation.  The internet user can refuse cookies by modifying the configuration of his computer’s internet browser.

    This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

  • Information collected by IELA websites will be stored and processed in databases in Switzerland.

  • You can help IELA to maintain the accuracy of your information by notifying IELA of any changes to your address, title, phone number or e-mail address. You can do this by e-mail to , by phone to +41 41 661 17 18, or by post to:

    IELA Secretariat TQ Consulting GmbH Lindenhof 6, 6060 Sarnen, Switzerland

    If at any time you wish to stop receiving an electronic newsletter from IELA you can unsubscribe as explained in the newsletter or contact us at the above addresses. Please include your name, address, and e-mail address, and a description or example of any communication that you no longer wish to receive.


IELA International Exhibition Logistics Association
4, rue Charles-Bonnet
P.O. Box 399
1211 Geneva 12, Switzerland



TQ Consulting GmbH
66060 Sarnen, Switzerland

T +41 41 661 17 18
F +41 41 661 17 19