Privacy Statement

This policy explains the way IFP-Humanitarian Studies collects and uses information from people who visit, the main website for IFP-Humanitarian Studies. It is important to note that different divisions, centers, and other units within IFP-Humanitarian have their own separate privacy policies. By using this website, you agree to allow us to collect and use information in accordance with this policy.


What kind of information do we collect about you?

We and our third-party vendors collect certain information about how you use, such as your IP address and browser type. Your session and the pages you visit on will be tracked, but you will remain anonymous. We may use your IP address to identify the general geographic area from which you are accessing IFP-HS website from. We connect data from different systems but do not link IP addresses to any personal information. We may also collect other information as described in this policy.


What do we use your information for?

We use the information we gather from you to keep track of what you do on our website, make sure that our website works properly, and for other reasons that are described in this policy. If you send us an email, the email address you provide may be used to send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions. We will not share, sell, rent, swap, or authorize any third party to use your email address for commercial purposes without your permission.

We may share user information with third-party vendors in order to provide and improve web services or other communications to users. For example, we use third parties such as Chartbeat and Google Analytics to generate reports on site usage, web traffic, user behavior, and user interests in order to optimize our website for our visitors. We also use geographic, demographic, and interest-based reports of our website visitors to create custom audience lists. We do not allow any third parties who receive user information to use it for anything other than providing services to our users.


Google and other third parties may use cookies, web beacons, and similar technologies to collect or receive information from this website and elsewhere on the internet. They then use that information to provide measurement services and target ads. You can learn more about Google Analytics by reading their terms of use, privacy practices, and ads settings.


We may also provide your information to third parties if we believe it is necessary or appropriate in order to comply with any law, regulation, legal process or governmental request; to protect the safety of our users or others; or to prevent or address fraud, security, or technical issues.

Cookies are small files that are stored on your computer. We use cookies to understand and save your preferences for future visits and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. You may disable cookies through your individual browser options or you can opt out of the collection and use of this information through tools like the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.


This website may have links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of those websites.

Cookies may be set by parties other than us. These “third-party cookies” may, for example, originate from websites such as YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Soundcloud, or other social media services for which has implemented “plug-ins.” Since the cookie policies of these sites change over time, you should determine their policies by visiting their privacy policy pages directly.


This site has measures in place to protect your information from being lost, stolen, or changed. However, no system is perfect, so there is always a chance that something could happen to your information.



If you are in the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, or Norway, please click here for more information about how IFP-HS Divisions, Centers, units, and controlled entities may collect, use and share information about you.



This policy may be changed in the future. The changes will be posted on this page.


This policy is effective on  January 7, 2022.