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Cookie Policy

Cookies

This Policy describes how and why how IFPMA and Speak Up Africa (“IFPMA”, “Speak Up Africa”, “our”, “we” or “us”) uses cookies.

What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all websites, our site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer or mobile device, to improve your experience and allow proper functioning of our site. This page describes what information we gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored on your computer or mobile device however removal of strictly necessary cookies (explained below) may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of our site’s functionality.

You can find out more about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu/.

How we use cookies

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set

We use two types of cookies on our site: session cookies and persistent cookies. A session cookie is a temporary cookie that remains on your device until you leave our site. Session cookies are essential to make our site work correctly, as they enable you to move around our site and use our features. A persistent cookie remains on your device for much longer, or until you manually delete it (how long the cookie remains on your device will depend on the duration or “lifetime” of the specific cookie and your browser settings). Persistent cookies help us recognize you as a return user of our site so it’s easier to return to and interact with our site. In addition, persistent cookies also help us recognize and record information about your web browsing habits during the lifetime of the persistent cookie.

  • Necessary cookies

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

  • Performance Cookies

These cookies collect information about how visitors use our site, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages.

  • Tracking Cookies

We use some cookies to track where you have come from, for example if you visited our site from another website.

  • Surveys related cookies

From time to time we offer user surveys and questionnaires to provide you with interesting insights, helpful tools, or to understand our user base more accurately. These surveys may use cookies to remember who has already taken part in a survey or to provide you with accurate results after you change pages.

  • Forms related cookies

When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

  • Site preferences cookies

In order to provide you with a great experience on this site, we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences, we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases, we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site may use Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content. For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. Social media sites which include Facebook, twitter and LinkedIn, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

More Information

Hopefully that has clarified things for you. However if you are still looking for more information than you can contact us: dataprotection@ifpma.org.

Revised Cookie Policy: January 2021

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.