User Policy & Privacy Notice


Creative Associates International is privately held company that provides professional and technical services in education, economic growth, elections, democratic transitions and transitioning communities from conflict to peace, among other work.

Based in Washington, DC, Creative has a field presence in more than 30 countries. Since 1977, it has worked in nearly 90 countries. Creative’s website and other media platforms are designed promote its mission, vision and the success of its programs, as well as opportunities for employment, internships and other internal activities.

If there are any questions regarding this Privacy Notice you may contact us using the information below.

Creative Associates International
5301 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Suite 700
Washington, D.C. 20015
Tel. (202) 966-5804

You may submit inquiries regarding personal data protection, privacy and security matters to:

Data Protection Officer (DPO) at


Users are NOT required to provide any personal information to use this website. Please see our Cookies Policy regarding our use of cookies.

When you submit an inquiry, sign up for our mailing list or subscribe to our newsletter or content blast, basic contact details are collected such as name and e-mail address. The collection of this data is required for us to properly fulfill your request.

The processing of your personal data is based on your consent, GDPR article 6(1)(a). You may at any time withdraw your consent by unsubscribing. If you no longer want to receive any information from Creative and would like to unsubscribe from the Creative email list, please send an email here.

Creative will not exchange your personal information with a third party. Creative will ensure that all personal information given to us is protected from any unauthorized use, modification, destruction or loss and disclosure.

Creative will use the personal information you submit in the following ways:

  • Respond to any type of communication you submit, such as a response to an inquiry;
  • To send correspondence regarding Creative programs, projects and related activities;

Creative does not charge a subscription fee for the information on its website.

Like most websites, Creative uses commercially available tools to determine how users are experiencing and interacting with its website. These tools are valuable as they assist Creative when making decisions about content.

Among the number of online tools, Creative has opted in to The LeadLander Contact Network. Like Google Analytics, LeadLander is a web analytics tool. The LeadLander Contact Network pools together contact information collected through any form or email campaign, as well as any other LeadLander opted-in website form or email, to identify a visitor to the website. Whenever a visitor goes to any LeadLander opted-in website, LeadLander can display the visitor by name and email address in the reports it generates.

Content & Usage

All content (including, but not limited to, text, photographs, videos and design) presented on the website is owned by Creative, unless otherwise indicated.

Creative allows brief portions of the published text to be cited for educational or non-commercial purposes, only if it is cited as “Creative Associates International” and must be linked back to the website. The following are additional conditions of usage:

  • Logo: The Creative logo and name are the property of Creative Associates International and cannot be used without written permission, except when used by the media.
  • Videos: Videos produced by Creative are property of the Company and or its clients. Users may link to them and must credit them as Creative-produced videos. Creative reserves the right to ask people or organizations to delete these links at any time and for any reason.
  • Photos: Photographs on the website are property of Creative or a Creative client. No photographs are to be used without prior written permission from Creative Associates International and must be properly identified as such.


Creative strives to provide accurate, relevant information about its programs, countries of operations and other activities. If a factual error is detected after publication, the content will be updated and the most current version will be posted. If a visitor believes something published on the website is incorrect, it should send an email here. Creative reserves the right to make the ultimate determination about corrections and updates.


Creative has made it possible for users to post personal comments on certain content at any point when visiting the website. Creative will not edit personal comments by users. However, Creative reserves the right at its sole discretion to remove any comment for any reason and at any time. Creative expects people who post comments use professional behavior and respect the values of the Company.

Shared Links

Users interested in sharing content from or about Creative must provide a link to the Creative website. This link must be used to promote the content or the program/campaign/project involved. If the shared link is used for an inappropriate purpose, Creative reserves the right to remove/demand the removal of the link.

Policy Changes

Creative reserves the rights to modify, add or delete any of the Privacy & User Policy at any point without notice. The Company will indicate on the page the date of the most recent update to the Privacy & User Policy. Continued use of the website constitutes a user’s acceptance of the newly revised Privacy & User Policy. If the user does not agree with any changes to the Privacy & User Policy, then said user should not visit and use (or continue to) the website and or content. It will be the users’ responsibility to regularly check whether the Privacy Policy has been changed in any way.


If you no longer want to receive any information from Creative and would like to unsubscribe from the Creative email list, please send an email here.


SIV Requests
For Afghanistan SIV Support
SIV Requests
For Afghanistan SIV Support Department of State SIV Hotline:
1-888-407-4747. Alternate number is 202-501-4444.


Michael Zamba
Senior Director of Communications


Creative Associates International 4445 Willard Avenue, Suite 400
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Tel. 202-966-5804

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