Cookies policy


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The IUCN SOS website may be using the following cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of the Website.

Analytical/performance cookies. These are cookies that allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors using the Website and to see how visitors move around the Website. This helps us to improve the way the Website work, for example, by ensuring that visitors find what they are looking for easily.

Functionality cookies. These are cookies used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region). Such cookies are also used for instance during the donate process. In this case the purpose is to be able to retrieve data in case of an interruption during the payment process.

First-party (IT Governance Ltd) cookies. We use some cookies that are essential for the Website to operate correctly. These cookies, none of which capture personal information, are as follows:

  • Visitor ID – this cookie is a numeric value that identifies unique visitors and provides coherence and consistency to a site visit;
  • Page ID – this cookie identifies the page you are on;
  • Session ID – this cookie identifies your website session.

Third-party cookies. The Website may use several types of third-party cookies which include but are not limited to:

  • Google Analytics – we use Google Analytics to collect data about the Website’ usages. This data does not include personal information. You can view the Google Privacy Policy here:
  • YouTube – The Website integrate components of YouTube. When you view a video on IUCN website(s), YouTube and Google gain knowledge of what specific sub-page of the website was visited by you. If you are also logged in your YouTube account, this information is collected by YouTube and Google and assigned to your respective YouTube account as well. Further information about YouTube privacy policy may be obtained here:

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