This statement explains how we use cookies on the DiploFoundation main website,, and websites operated by DiploFoundation (including the Geneva Internet Platform website,, the GIP Digital Watch observatory,,, the International Forum for Diplomatic Training website,,, and

  • This statement also refers to other websites which DiploFoundation may create or operate from time to time, under the subdomain

For information about what types of personal information will be gathered when you visit the website or use any of DiploFoundation’s services, and how this information will be used, please see our Privacy Policy.

How we use cookies

Most of our webpages use ‘cookies’. ‘Cookies’ are small text files that are stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. They allow the website to recognise your device and remember if you have been to the website before. Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work more efficiently, as well as providing information to the owners of websites on site usage and performance.

Some of the cookies we use are essential for site functionality. Other cookies help us to improve your website experience by providing insights into how the site is used. For example, they allow us to count the number of visitors to specific pages, and to analyse website usage patterns and trends. Other cookies enable us to improve our website.

The information we collect does not enable us to identify any website visitor personally. No individual data or personal information is stored in our cookies.

Specific cookies we use

Cookies may be set either by DiploFoundation websites (‘first party cookies’), or by a third party website (‘third party cookies’). 

Our websites may use Google Analytics, which uses cookies. Google and DiploFoundation receive IP addresses through use of Google Analytics. This can include transfer and storage of IP addresses in the United States. More information about Google Analytics is available from Google here.

Our websites may use Google Ads Remarketing and Facebook Ads (Remarketing) which will display ads to you based on what parts of our website you have viewed by placing a cookie on your web browser. This cookie does not in any way identify you or give access to your computer or mobile device. Find out how Google Ads uses data and how Facebook uses your data.

How to manage cookies

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. Depending on your browser (and the browser’s version), you can block certain cookies from being downloaded on your device, and you can clear or delete them.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage them, please identify your browser and version, and visit

Changes to our Cookie Statement

Any changes we may make to our Cookie Statement in the future will be posted on this page, and, where appropriate, you will be notified by e-mail.


Any queries or concerns should be sent by e-mail to or addressed to Management, DiploFoundation, Anutruf (Ground Floor), Hriereb Street, Msida, MSD 1675, Malta.


Version: 27 April 2020

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