Terms of use

This Website (the “Site”) is owned by INTERPOL and any use made of this Site is subject to these terms of use. INTERPOL may, at its sole discretion, modify or revise these terms and conditions at any time by updating the text of this page.

The provisions of the text below apply to all elements contained within the INTERPOL website (information, logos, images, etc.). Warning messages or additional information may also complement these provisions and are attached accordingly or referenced below

1. Conditions for the use of information on this website

All information provided by INTERPOL on this website is made available as a courtesy to those who may choose to access the Site (“Users”).

Unless otherwise indicated on individual document and multimedia materials, the reuse of information from this Site (e. g. downloading and copying information, images, documents and materials), except for the personal data and pictures of the wanted and missing persons, is authorized for personal non-commercial (informational and educational purposes relating to the INTERPOL’s work) purposes, provided that:

  • The information is not altered in any way;
  • The source of the document or other material is acknowledged;
  • The information is only used in accordance with the Site’s informational and public-awareness purposes, and in respect of INTERPOL’s basic values and principles;
  • Interpol is not held liable for any consequence stemming from the reuse.

Without prior written permission of INTERPOL it is forbidden:

  • to make any other use than those specified above, including commercial use, of information posted on the Site,
  • to reproduce the information of the Site on wanted and missing persons on any other website or in any other form,
  • to copy, store in a retrieval system, or transmit in any form or by any means the information of the Site to any third party, to use any of data mining, robots, or similar data-gathering and extraction tools.

The above-mentioned general permission for the reuse of information is not applicable where a prior permission from a copyright owner must be obtained for the reproduction or use of documents and multimedia materials, as specified in individual copyright notices.

2. Disclaimer for INTERPOL information

INTERPOL has the exclusive right to alter, limit or discontinue the Site or any material or services provided on the Site.

While INTERPOL believes the information it provides on this Site to be reliable, human or technical error remains a possibility. Therefore, INTERPOL does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, timeliness or correct sequence of the information provided on this Site. Reliance upon the information provided by INTERPOL on this Site shall be at the User’s own risk.

Neither INTERPOL, nor any of its respective agents, employees, or information sources, shall be liable to any User or anyone else for any inaccuracy, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, alteration of or use of any information provided by INTERPOL on this Site, or for its timeliness or completeness, nor shall they be liable for any interruption of service or non-receipt of information by the User, regardless of cause, or for any damages resulting therefrom.

The User specifically acknowledges and agrees that INTERPOL is not liable for any conduct of any User.

As a condition of use of this Site, the User agrees to indemnify INTERPOL from and against any and all actions, claims, losses, damages, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of the User’s use of or inability to access this Site, including, without limitation, any claims alleging facts that, if true, would constitute a breach by the User of these Terms of Use. The foregoing does not affect any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law. If the User is dissatisfied with any material on this Site or with any of the Terms of Use, the User’s sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Site.

3.  Copyright

Copyright © INTERPOL
All rights reserved.

This Site and its content (e.g. text data and multimedia items, such as graphics, images, audio and video material, photographs), is owned by Interpol, its members, partners, or providers of materials and is protected by intellectual property law. The users of this Site undertake to respect the intellectual property rights held by INTERPOL and respective third parties.

For additional information on the identity of the right holders and the conditions of use of a particular item, please contact the General Secretariat.

4. Use of the Organization’s name, emblem, logo and flag

INTERPOL's full and abbreviated name, emblem, logo and flag define the identity of INTERPOL and are legally protected.

Any external entity wishing to use INTERPOL’s full or abbreviated name, emblem, logo or flag needs to obtain INTERPOL’s authorization in writing, which is subject to the terms and conditions specified on the page Name and Logo of this Site

5. Privacy

To ensure the effective functioning of the Site and provision of services, INTERPOL collects some personal data from users (log information, device and browser information, cookie information) when they access this Site.  For more information, please read the Organization’s Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy.

6. Disclaimer for translation

This Site was primarily written in the English language. Interpol and contracted external parties provide translations of some content on this Site into French, Spanish and Arabic. This is done with the aim of providing information to as many users of this Site as possible worldwide. No warranty is made as to the accuracy or reliability of translations made from the source language into any other language. If any questions arise concerning the accuracy of the information presented on any translated page of the Site, please refer to the English version of the text, which is leading.

7. Disclaimer for hypertext links

INTERPOL is not responsible for the content of any off-site pages that are referenced or linked by this Site or that make reference to this Site.

The User specifically acknowledges that INTERPOL is not liable for any defamatory, offensive, misleading or illegal conduct of other Users, links or third parties, and that the risk of injury from the foregoing rests entirely with the User.

Links from this Site to other sites, or from other sites to this Site, do not constitute an endorsement by INTERPOL, and are only provided as a convenience. It is the responsibility of the User to evaluate the content and usefulness of information obtained from other sites.

8. Disclaimer of endorsement

Reference herein to any specific commercial products, processes, or services by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not necessarily constitute or imply the Organization’s endorsement or recommendation.

9. Privileges and immunities

Nothing in these Terms of Use shall constitute or be considered to be a limitation upon or a waiver of INTERPOL’s privileges and immunities.