Privacy Notice

Your privacy is important to us, and we are committed to protecting your personal data. This privacy notice explains how we collect and handle personal data from users who access this site. For the purposes of this notice, personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable living individual. This notice may change, so please review the posted notice from time to time. 

This privacy notice applies to personal data, not aggregate data or data that does not identify you. This notice does not apply to third-party websites. Please note this site is also subject to the following Terms and Conditions. 

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is an international organization established by treaty and, as such, is subject to its own policies and procedures, such as the Personal Data Privacy Policy.   


Information You Provide to Us: 

Any information that you voluntarily provide to us, such as your name, email address, country, organization, and position. 

Information We Collect by Automated Means: 

We obtain certain information by automated means when you visit this site. The information we collect using these technologies may include IP address of the device you use to connect to the Internet, browser type and language, and the pages accessed. By collecting this information, we learn how to best tailor the site to our visitors. This information may be obtained through cookies, web beacons, third party analytics (such as website analytics providers), and other tracking technologies (such as marketing partners, third party sites, and social media platforms). You can set your cookies preferences in the site. To learn more about cookies, click here.  


We will use your personal data for the specific reason(s) for which it was provided. We may use your personal data for the following additional reasons as applicable:                                                                                         

  • to allow you register in the event, and to coordinate logistics in relation to such event or communication or announcement related to the event (e.g., hotel accommodation, transportation, etc.). 
  • for promotional, press release, communication, and announcement purposes, such as when we publish photographs or videos in where you appear when participating in the event;  
  • to allow you to interact and participate in certain features of our site; 
  • to provide you with information, products or services you have requested or which we feel may interest you, unless you tell us otherwise; 
  • to operate and improve our site, products and services, including to undertake data analytics;  
  • to carry out our obligations, including those arising from any contracts that you have entered into with us; 
  • to protect and defend our rights and our interests; and 
  • to detect and prevent misuse or abuse of our site, products and services. 

We may also use your personal data for other reasons, provided we inform you of such reasons and that we have a legitimate purpose.  


We have appropriate technical, operational and organizational safeguards in place to prevent unauthorized processing and accidental loss, damage, or destruction of personal data. These safeguards take into account the sensitivity of the data, as well as the current state of technology. We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data breach and we’ll notify you accordingly when appropriate.  


We may share the personal data we collect within the IDB Group, and with IDB partners or service providers who perform services to us. These partners and service providers are not authorized by us to use or disclose the personal data, except as necessary to perform specific services for the IDB. We require our partners and service providers to appropriately safeguard the privacy and security of personal data they process on our behalf. Where appropriate, we enter into data protection agreements with such third parties. We do not sell personal data.  

Specifically, we will share your personal data with the following partners for the purpose of coordinating and organizing the event: 

  • Banco de Desarrollo Empresarial de Colombia (BANCÓLDEX)  
  • Latin American Association of Development Finance Institutions (ALIDE)  
  • Agence Française de Développement (AFD)  
  • European Investment Bank Group (EIB) 
  • World Federation of Development Financing Institutions (WFDFI) 
  • International Development Finance Club (IDFC) 
  • Banco de Desarrollo América Latina (CAF) 
  • Finance in Common General Secretariat  

These partners act independently, and we are not responsible for the way in which they may process your personal data. Please review their privacy practices before sharing your personal data.  


When you submit information to us through this site, including any personal data, such information may be processed in the United States or in any other member country of the IDB. The data protection and other privacy laws of these countries may not afford the same level of protection as the laws of certain other countries. By providing personal data to the IDB, whether directly or indirectly through the site or otherwise, you are in acceptance of the transfer of your information to the United States or any other member country of the IDB, in accordance with the measures of protection described in this notice. 


Your personal data will be kept only as long as necessary for the purposes set out in this notice and in accordance with the IDB’s applicable records retention periods. The specific length of time will depend on the type of personal data, the reasons for which it is processed, and other obligations under IDB’s policies and procedures.  


This site may contain links to third-party sites and applications. Our provision of a link to any of these is for your convenience and does not signify our endorsement of such sites or applications or their contents. We do not control sites, applications or other services operated by third parties and we are not responsible for their data protection and privacy practices, so we recommend that you review their privacy policies and practices. 


Nothing contained in this site or in this notice shall operate or be regarded as a waiver, renunciation or modification of any right, privilege, or immunity of IDB pursuant to the Agreement Establishing the Inter-American Development Bank, international conventions, or any other applicable laws. 


If you have any questions or comments regarding the Finance in Common 2023 event, please contact [email protected]. If you have any questions about our privacy practices or the use of your personal data, contact us via email at [email protected] 


Cartagena has a tropical, warm and humid climate, with average temperatures between 28°C and 32°C.​

The dress code for the Summit is business casual (no tie). We suggest the use of fresh and light fabrics.

4-6 SEPTEMBER 2023